New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta - A tradition continues
By Regatta News, ,
3:36 AM Fri 12 Jun 2015 GMT
When it comes to delivering world-class competition, the New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex has a long track record for success. One hundred and sixty one years to be exact. Tomorrow, the oldest regatta in the country will resume its pattern of excellence, hosting an impressive 167 boats for three days of racing on Narragansett Bay and Rhode Island Sound. ...
Sailing World Cup Weymouth Aussies climb on Day 2
By Cora Zillich, ,
2:58 AM Fri 12 Jun 2015 GMT
It was another eventful day on the second day of ISAF Sailing World Cup racing at the London 2012 venue Weymouth and Portland with Australian Sailing Team’s Jason Waterhouse (NSW) and Lisa Darmanin (NSW) taking over the lead in the Nacra 17. London Olympic gold medallist Mat Belcher (QLD), who has returned to Weymouth and Portland for the first time since 2012 has moved up to second place. ...
Changed boating conditions on Newcastle Harbour this Sunday
By Transport Roads and Maritime Services, ,
2:38 AM Fri 12 Jun 2015 GMT
Boaters are reminded to keep clear of a section of Newcastle Harbour this weekend for the safe staging of an aerobatics display. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup - Day 2 Perfect sailing weather
By ISAF, ,
2:14 AM Fri 12 Jun 2015 GMT
There were a few morning nerves amongst some of the competitors at ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland with the forecasted 30 knots never materialising ensuring a beautiful day of racing. A north easterly breeze, not shy of a shift or two, came in at 14-17 knots ensuring another day of strong competition with a full complement of racing completed. ...
2015 Giraglia Rolex Cup - Living up to tradition
By Regatta News, ,
1:38 AM Fri 12 Jun 2015 GMT
2015 Giraglia Rolex Cup - An impressive fleet in excess of 270 yachts from around 20 different countries have registered to take part in a keenly anticipated 63rd edition of the Giraglia Rolex Cup, which commences on Friday. ...
Brilliant day for the NZL Sailing Team at 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup
By Jodie Bakewell-White, Yachting NZ, ,
8:35 PM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
New Zealand leads in three events with a total of eight NZL Sailing Team crews lying top five at the end of day two in Weymouth, England where the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth Regatta is underway.
Alexandra Maloney and Molly Meech were the stand-out performers on the team today and they take the overall lead in the 49erFX. Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie retain their lead in the Women’s 470 ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Alvimedica edged out in the Battle of Lorient
By Sail-World.com NZL, ,
8:14 PM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
The Turkish/US flagged Team Alvimedica placed sixth on the water after a fierce five-boat battle for third place in the final 24 hours of Leg 8 to Lorient, France. For her crew from New Zealand, USA, Italy, Australia and France, the shortest leg of the Volvo Ocean Race proved to be one of the toughest on the seven-boat fleet. ...
ISAF Sailing WC Weymouth and Portland – Finn style street fighting
By Robert Deaves, ,
6:07 PM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
Giles Scott (GBR) has taken the lead at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland after posting the best score of the day. He holds a narrow lead over Jonathan Lobert (FRA) and Josh Junior (NZL). Race wins went to Lobert and Scott. ...
2015 52 Super Series – Azzurra makes excellent recovery
By Azzurra Sailing Team, ,
5:54 PM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
2015 52 Super Series – With a first and a second place finish today Azzurra, the boat flying the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda’s burgee, has climbed back up in the provisional ranking at the Settimana delle Bocche and now is just one point behind the boats that are tied for first place: Bronenosec and Quantum. ...
52 Super Series 2015 - A three-cornered title fight
By 52 Super Series, ,
5:37 PM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
52 Super Series 2015 - From two sparking races, one windward-leeward, one coastal, the screws turned ever tighter as the three-cornered battle at the top of the fleet at the 52 Super Series’ Settimana delle Bocche on the Costa Smeralda sees only one point separating the top three teams. ...
2015 52 Super Series – Races 4 and 5 images by Max Ranchi
By Max Ranchi, ,
5:04 PM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
Top international sailing photographer Max Ranchi is in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Italy for the 2015 52 Super Series and provided this gallery of images of race four and five. ...
2015 Argentario Sailing Week – One week to go
By Tessa Wiechmann, ,
4:47 PM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
2015 Argentario Sailing Week – The Grandes Dames of the Sea return to Tuscany and to the Yacht Club Porto Santo Stefano for the 16th edition. The international regatta, which this year constitutes the only Italian leg and the third round of the prestigious Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge, will take place from Thursday 18 to Sunday 22 June. ...
2015 28th South East Asian Games – Day 6 + Video
By Icarus Sailing Media, ,
4:32 PM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
Day six of the 28th South East Asian Games and you join us back at the Singapore National Sailing Centre - the host venue and heart of the action for the 20 men’s and women’s sailing events. ...
2015 Solitaire du Figaro – Ascension, options, dispersion
By Solitaire du Figaro, ,
4:19 PM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
C’est sur les eaux d’un Golfe pas très clair que les 39 Figaristes de la Solitaire du Figaro - Eric Bompard cachemire ont entamé leur remontée vers les côtes de la Cornouaille. Sur cette deuxième étape très ouverte à la stratégie, la flotte n’a pas tardé à s’éclater et se disperser. ...
2015 Giraglia Rolex Cup – Action commences on Friday + Video
By regattanews.com, ,
3:52 PM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
2015 Giraglia Rolex Cup – An impressive fleet in excess of 270 yachts from around 20 different countries has registered to take part in a keenly anticipated 63rd edition, which commences on Friday. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup – Asian Olympic multihull qualification
By ISAF, ,
3:40 PM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
The ISAF Sailing World Cup in Weymouth and Portland is the fourth of five stops for the Olympic classes before a World Cup Champion is crowned at the centrepiece Abu Dhabi final in November ...
Extreme Sailing Series™ – Extreme 40s heads to Europe for Act 4
By Extreme Sailing Series™, ,
3:16 PM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
Extreme Sailing Series™ – As the great British summer of sailing gets into full swing, the eight elite level Extreme 40s are preparing to descend on the Welsh capital for the Act 4, Cardiff presented by Land Rover, from the 18 – 21 June 2015. ...
2015 Jester Baltimore Challenge - Setting sail for the Fastnet Rock
By Elin Aaron / Plas Heli, ,
2:32 PM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
2015 Jester Baltimore Challenge - On Sunday, 14th June, 14 Corinthian sailors will set sail from Plas Heli, Pwllheli for Baltimore, south-west Ireland. These single-handed boats of between 20 and 30 feet long are taking part in the Jester Baltimore Challenge; the course will take them around the notorious Fastnet Rock. ...
Push the Boat Out 2015 proves a huge success + Video
By James Ayles, ,
2:18 PM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
Last month, sailing clubs and centres welcomed some 22,000 visitors as part of RYA Push the Boat Out 2015 (09-17 May) with a record number of open days and taster sessions taking place across the country. ...
Volvo Ocean Race – Time for a little perspective
By Dongfeng Race Team, ,
1:26 PM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race – Despite the smiles on the crew’s faces, hearts sunk as the team arrived last into Lorient this morning. Early on this leg Dongfeng Race Team made a mistake, a small mistake that would cost them a shot at the overall title of the race and put their podium position at risk. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - A boat-breaking leg for Team Brunel
By Team Brunel - Robbert-Jan Metselaar, ,
12:50 PM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race - After a short sprint, Team Brunel has arrived in Lorient in fifth place. As expected, the leg to the French port was very tough. During the 647-mile leg, the seven Volvo Ocean Race teams had to contend with three-metre waves and wind speeds in excess of 30 knots for three days. ...
28th South East Asian Games - Day 5 + Video
By Icarus Sailing Media, ,
12:35 PM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
Welcome back to Singapore and day 5 of the 28th South East Asian Games. Another action packed day was scheduled and athletes were eager get out racing. ...
America's Cup 1983 Newport images by Daniel Forster
By Daniel Forster, ,
11:46 AM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
America's Cup - Photographer Daniel Forster went back in his archive and searched for old treasures. Here is the complete collection of timeless photos from the 1983 America's Cup with the famous wing keel. ...
M32 Series Scandinavia – Canfield gunning for M32 catamaran glory
By Ingemar Allen, ,
10:56 AM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
Following the first event in Oslo three weeks ago, the M32 Series Scandinavia resumes this week at its next stop in Gothenburg, Sweden. Racing will be held within Gothenburg harbour, close to the shore where spectators will be provided with a bird's eye view of the action. Expectations for the M32 Series racing are high after a successful Norwegian opening event of the Series. ...
America's Cup - Daniel Forster's summary about Alan Bond
By Daniel Forster, ,
10:17 AM Thu 11 Jun 2015 GMT
America's Cup - Alan Bond lived life larger than life! He had two lives: Alan Bond, the yachtsman and Alan Bond, the rogue businessman. He won and he lost in both lives. ...