Dangerous surf conditions for boaters
By Transport Roads and Maritime Services, ,
1:27 AM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert to boaters about dangerous surf conditions forecast by the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) for the next couple of days. ...
Editorial: Volvo OR arrives..Rainbow II wins again..NZ sailing roundup
By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, ,
10:39 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
Editorial from Sail-World.com’s New Zealand e-magazine for March 4, 2015: On Saturday evening Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race came to a remarkable end, with the three leading boats arriving within six minutes of each other - that's after three weeks of very intense racing.
New Zealand is still coming to grips with the new Volvo Ocean Race.
No New Zealand boat.
One design fleet. ...
2015 EFG Winter Cup - Day 1 overall
By viper640.org, ,
6:03 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
2015 EFG Winter Cup - Miami is known as the gateway to Latin America. For Viper sailors, it may also be the jumping off point for points east. If you hailed from an island in the Atlantic Ocean, you probably did well at the Winter Cup. ...
EFG Bank Pan American Championship - Viper action to heat up in Miami
By Viper 640, ,
5:42 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
EFG Bank Pan American Championship 2015 - Things are about to get hot in the Viper 640 class, with two Miami regattas in Miami this week, culminating in the EFG Bank Viper 640 Pan-American Championship held during BACARDI Miami Sailing Week, one of the Class’s major championships. ...
Barcelona World Race - La porte étroite
By Barcelona World Race Media, ,
5:21 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race - Cheminées Poujoulat prend le large. Neutrogena et GAES Centros Auditivos bloqués par les hautes pressions. Conditions musclées à l’ouest du cap Hor ...
Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta - Overall report
By Melvyn (Mel) Steiner, Sydney ,
5:11 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
The 2015 Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta - organised and run by the Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto, is done and dusted, but the memories live on. Final tallies are still being worked on, but it is now expected that the event will raise $30,000 in support of the charities – mostly the Hunter Branch of the NSW Cancer Council with a smaller amount going to Lake Macquarie Marine Rescue. ...
National Careers Week - A day in the life of a lead physiotherapist
By Emma Slater, ,
4:53 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
Our second profile half way through Lifeskills National Careers Week comes from Lily Devine, lead physiotherapist for the British Sailing Team. Lily has worked with the Team for over two years and during a break in her busy schedule we asked a few questions about her job, how she got start and what it is she loves about her work. ...
2015 RYC Midwinters overall
By Luis Kitchen, San Francisco Bay ,
4:45 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
For the third year in a row Jonathan Weston aka Hot Donutz wins the RYC Midwinters in a competitive four day series. ...
Sports Coach of the Year Awards - HISC member named runner up
By Sarah Johnson, Hayling Island Sailing Club ,
4:36 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
RYA sailing coach, Melvyn Cooper, the inspiration and founder of the highly successful HISC Get Racing Club, was named runner up in the 2015 Havant Borough Sports Association Sports Coach of the Year last week. ...
National Careers Weeks – A day in the life of marine environmentalist
By Emma Slater, ,
4:20 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
Half way through Lifeskills National Careers Week and we caught up with Dan Reading, Sustainability Officer for The Green Blue, the environmental programme of the RYA and BMF. Dan tells us more about his job, the qualifications and skills needed to do this type of work and what he loves most about the work he does ...
2015 Squirrel Bank Regatta - Overall report
By Andy Kopetzky, Southern California ,
4:16 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
Short close chop, hobby-horsing to weather and donning layers of foul weather gear was the order of the day at Del Rey Yacht Club's annual Squirrel Bank Regatta. ...
2015 China Cup International Regatta - Event announcement
By Rita Shao, Shenzhen ,
4:01 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
2015 the Ninth China Cup International Regatta 'Event Announcement' has come out. The game will be held from October 30th to November 2nd, again in the beautiful Daya Bay, Shenzhen, with more than 100 sailing boats competing with each other. During these four days, there will be eight races going on, including Hong Kong to Shenzhen Passage Race, Inshore Race and Round-the-Island Race. ...
SW Feva team enjoys training at Chew Valley Lake SC
By Sally Campbell, ,
3:30 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
The SW Feva team enjoyed another weekend of windy weather at Chew Valley this weekend. Helen Martin, Vice Commodore welcomed the sailors with the message ‘have fun and enjoy yourselves’, shortly before head coach Alex Mothersele announced that the first exercise would be heavy wind gybing practise! ...
Lifeskills National Careers Week - Becoming a windsurfing instructor
By Emma Slater, ,
2:30 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
To coincide with Lifeskills National Careers Weeks (02-06 March) we’re taking a look at some of the fantastic careers available within the Marine Industry. Today we take a look at what it takes to become a windsurfing instructor. ...
America's Cup - BAR develops sophisticated 3D sailing simulator
By Ben Ainslie Racing, ,
2:00 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
Without cutting edge design and engineering, no one wins the America's Cup. In pursuit of their goal, the British team has developed their own sophisticated 3D sailing simulator, modelled on those used by the world of motorsport. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Big challenges for Team Brunel in extreme weather
By Robbert-Jan Metselaar, ,
1:18 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2015 - Sailing on board a lightning-fast racing yacht in extreme weather conditions involves risks. For example, Gerd-Jan Poortman injured his arm on the last leg, and onboard reporter Stefan Coppers sustained a slight burn. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - 曼福队 - 卧薪尝胆 终得逆转
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
12:46 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
OTUSA AC45 Turbo workout images by pressure-drop.us
By Erik Simonson, ,
12:23 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
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Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean – Competition gets underway in Virgin Gorda
By regattanews.com, ,
12:15 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean – A fleet of 21 Swan yachts, comprising an array of different models from seven different countries and territories will contest an eagerly anticipated week of action in the Virgin Gorda archipelago, the British Virgin Islands tomorrow, Wednesday 4 March. ...
Off to St Maarten Heineken Regatta for Team Phaedo
By Rachel Jaspersen, ,
11:36 AM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
Heineken Regatta 2015 – Lloyd Thornburg's Phaedo^3 has just finished a swift delivery from Antigua to the island of St Maarten ...
National Careers Week – A day in life of a Marine Workshop Manager
By Emma Slater, ,
10:30 AM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
In our second ‘Day in the Life’ visit for day two of Lifeskills National Careers Week, we chat with Rupert Perry, workshop manager at Rob Perry Marine Ltd and lover of engines and boats! ...
Lifeskills National Careers Week – A day in life of Nick Thompson
By Emma Slater, ,
10:12 AM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
Our first ‘Day in the life of’ today comes from professional sailor/athlete and member of the British Sailing Team, Nick Thompson, four time Laser World Champion Medallist. ...
Another boat show in Phuket. Really?
By Kongleaphy Keam, Phuket Gazette, ,
10:06 AM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
Phuket has been named as a top choice for the launch of a Thailand Yacht Show, to be organized by the Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Tourism and Sports (MOTS). The location for the yacht show, planned for the end of this year, has been narrowed down to Phuket and Pattaya, explained Deputy Minister of Transport Akom Termpittayapisit ...
2015 RORC Caribbean 600 – Third time lucky for Bella Mente
By caribbean600.rorc.org, ,
9:54 AM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
2015 RORC Caribbean 600 – Hap Fauth's American JV72, Bella Mente has been declared the overall winner. Whilst several yachts are still racing, by the morning of Friday 27th February none of the remaining teams had the ability to better Bella Mente's corrected time under IRC. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Mar 4 - Pressure goes on RBNZ
By Collinson FX, ,
8:46 AM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
Mar 4 - Equity markets and the Dollar retreated overnight, from elevated highs, driven by Central Bank activity. Markets keenly await the detail of the ECB's QE policy to be elucidated Thursday. The NZD fed off these cross Tasman moves, pushing above 0.7550, putting pressure on the local RBNZ. ...