$2,000 reward for the capture of Anna Maria Island Turtle killers
By Sea Shepherd, ,
4:09 AM Fri 3 Jul 2015 GMT
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man and a woman who intentionally ran over sea turtle nests and nesting seabird chicks on the beach at Anna Maria Island, Florida on Saturday, June 27. ...
2015 Edinburgh Cup - Day 3 images by Fiona Brown
By Fiona Brown, ,
3:30 AM Fri 3 Jul 2015 GMT
Photographer Fiona Brown was on water at 2015 Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Edinburgh Cup in Largs and provided this gallery of images from day 3. ...
2015 Transatlantic Race - Third time's a charm
By Barby MacGowan, ,
3:12 AM Fri 3 Jul 2015 GMT
With two staggered starts down, there is just one to go for the 2,800 Transatlantic Race 2015, and it is for the largest and fastest boats: the monohulls Comanche and Rambler 88, at 100 feet and 88 feet in length, respectively, and the multihulls Phaedo3 and Paradox, at 70 feet and 63 feet. ...
Australian Sailors well placed at World and European Championships
By Cora Zillich, ,
2:46 AM Fri 3 Jul 2015 GMT
The 2015 Laser World Championships (2-8 July) kicked off in Kingston, OT, Canada overnight with Australian Sailing Team’s Matthew Wearn (WA) the stand out Australian with two convincing race wins and taking the lead on the results board. ...
2015 Laser World Championship - First racing day
By Marianne Davis, ,
2:28 AM Fri 3 Jul 2015 GMT
Beautiful conditions today on the Fresh Waters of Kingston Ontario for the first day of the Laser Standard Men’s World Championship. The day began with 10 knots of breeze from the South/West. The wind then picked up to 15-17 knots to complete two successful races by all the fleets. ...
Edinburgh Cup - Day 3 + Video
By British Dragon Association, ,
2:10 AM Fri 3 Jul 2015 GMT
After two days of light airs trials and tribulations, the third race of the Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Edinburgh Cup was finally completed in Largs on the penultimate day of the regatta. A lack of breeze continued to dog the event meaning only one race was possible, but that one race has ensured that the championship is now valid and a Dragon Open British Champion will be declared. ...
2015 Tour de France à la Voile preview
By ASO, ,
1:41 AM Fri 3 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Tour de France à la Voile - Tomorrow the twenty-eight Diam 24 fleet will start the first race of the Tour de France à la Voile 2015. They will be launched from 7am on the beach of Malo-les-Bains for the start of a 45 nautical mile long Coastal Race at 12.00. New boat, new concept, and new racing format. So how does it work? ...
2015 470 European Champs - Olympic champions take over the race track
By International 470 Class Association, ,
1:21 AM Fri 3 Jul 2015 GMT
The 2012 Olympic gold medallists Jo Aleh/Polly Powrie (NZL) knocked out two wins, a feat repeated by 2012 Olympic gold medallist Mat Belcher and crew Will Ryan in the 470 men fleet on day four at the 2015 470 Open European Championships. With the change of wind direction, teams really got to stretch their legs in today’s two races, as the breeze increased and a swell pushed through the course area ...
Melges 24 World Championship –Mick Anderson presents images from day 3
By Mick Anderson, ,
10:44 PM Thu 2 Jul 2015 GMT
Melges 24 World Championship –Mick Anderson presents images from day 3 ...
2015 Melges 24 World Championship – Day 3
By Mick Anderson - SailingPIX.dk, ,
10:11 PM Thu 2 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Melges 24 World Championship – The Swiss multi-talent Christopher Rast has put himself in the spotlight as the man to beat. Three wins on the breeziest day of the Melges 24 World Championship. ...
Melges 24 World Championship – Day 3 images by Pierrick Contin
By Pierrick Contin, ,
9:59 PM Thu 2 Jul 2015 GMT
Melges 24 World Championship – Day 3 images by Pierrick Contin ...
2015 Melges 24 World Championship – What a day! + Video
By International Melges 24 Class Association, ,
9:32 PM Thu 2 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Melges 24 World Championship – What a day here in Middelfart! Thanks to some champagne conditions, PRO Hank Stuart brings at home three more races and now, after nine races and one discard, the situation among the 95 boats fleet starts to unravel. ...
Finn Junior World Championships, Silver Cup – Day 3 overall + Video
By Robert Deaves, ,
9:08 PM Thu 2 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Finn Junior World Championships, Silver Cup – Ondrej Teply (CZE) is back on top in Valencia after two more races in moderate winds. Nenad Bugarin (CRO) is second with Stig Steinfurth (DEN) in third after all three were able to drop a letter score when the discard came into effect. Race wins went to Arkadiy Kistanov (RUS) and Anatoly Korshikov (RUS). ...
2015 ORC World Championship, Barcelona – Day 4 overall
By ORC Media, ,
8:50 PM Thu 2 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 ORC World Championship – With the completion of a 62.8-mile lap of racing along the coast north of Barcelona, two new series leaders have once again risen to the top of the standings in two classes at the end of day four of competition, hosted by Real Club Nautico de Barcelona. ...
2015 Stena Match Cup Sweden – GAC Pindar leads qualifying races
By WMRT, ,
8:19 PM Thu 2 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Stena Match Cup Sweden – Defending ISAF Match Racing World Champion Ian Williams (GBR) GAC Pindar has led his team through a faultless round winning all 13 of his Qualifying races as the event rolls into the start of the Quarter Finals tomorrow. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary - July 2 - European nervousness
By Collinson FX, ,
7:53 PM Thu 2 Jul 2015 GMT
The Greek crises stumbled through nervous markets experiencing volatility and unwanted uncertainty. The solution lies in the hands of the politicians and bureaucrats and not the people. The referendum is an attempt to raise the anti and an attempt to receive a better deal from Europe with a 'no' vote from the citizenship. ...
2015 Open 470 European Championships – Day 4 overall
By 2015europeans.470.org, ,
7:46 PM Thu 2 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Open 470 European Championships – Teams really got to stretch their legs in today’s two races with the change of wind direction, as the breeze increased and a swell pushed through the course area. ...
2015 ORC World Championship – More coastal race images by Max Ranchi
By Max Ranchi, ,
7:11 PM Thu 2 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 ORC World Championship – More coastal race images by Max Ranchi ...
2015 Melges 24 World Championships - 18 nations to compete
By Tracey Walters, Pittwater ,
7:02 PM Thu 2 Jul 2015 GMT
On the other side of the world in Denmark today the 2015 Melges 24 World Championships is starting, approximately 100 teams from 18 Nations competing for a podium place. In addition to the scratch prizes are the highly sought after Corinthian places, over fifty per cent of the fleet on the start line have entered the Championships as Corinthian teams. ...
2015 ORC World Championship – Coastal race images by Max Ranchi
By Max Ranchi, ,
6:55 PM Thu 2 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 ORC World Championship – Coastal race images by Max Ranchi ...
Queensland IRC Championship and annual SCOR Regatta - Overall report
By Tracey Johnstone, Mooloolaba ,
6:41 PM Thu 2 Jul 2015 GMT
This weekend will see the big boats racing off Mooloolaba Beach for the Queensland IRC Championship and the annual Sunshine Coast Ocean Racing Regatta conducted by Sunshine Coast Yacht Club. The IRC Championship has attracted entries from Brisbane and Southport along with two local teams for the six races being held over two days. ...
2015 Transatlantic Race – Day 4 overall
By Jan Harley, ,
6:14 PM Thu 2 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Transatlantic Race – Yesterday’s second wave of starters in the Transatlantic Race have been enjoying substantially better conditions for their get-away from the US, compared to the first group that set sail last Sunday. ...
2015 Transatlantic Race - Images by Rod Harris
By Rod Harris, Newport, RI ,
5:42 PM Thu 2 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Transatlantic Race - The beginning of yesterday's race was the largest group to depart Newport, R.I, toward England. The weather, initially, had threatened to interrupt the festivities, but to no avail. In the end, the cannon to start the race sounded at 1:50 p.m., and the race was on. ...
2016 Vendée Globe – Kito de Pavant prepares to race again + Video
By Vendée Globe, ,
5:40 PM Thu 2 Jul 2015 GMT
2016 Vendée Globe – We visit the Camargue with Kito de Pavant, who is preparing his third Vendée Globe aboard Bastide-Otio, which was Jean-Pierre Dick’s Virbac-Paprec 3. ...
2016 Vendée Globe – Great initial training course in Port-la-Forêt
By Olivier Bourbon, ,
4:23 PM Thu 2 Jul 2015 GMT
2016 Vendée Globe – For three days, from 16th to 18th June, four skippers took part in a training course organised by the Pôle Finistère Course au Large (Offshore training centre) in Port-la-Forêt in Brittany. ...