Over 100 navigation markers being reinstalled on South Coast waterways
By Transport Roads and Maritime Services, ,
9:38 AM Tue 1 Sep 2015 GMT
Maritime Director Angus Mitchell said Roads and Maritime Boating Safety Officers were in the process of reinstating more than 100 navigation markers, mainly on the Shoalhaven and Crookhaven rivers to improve boater safety. ...
UBS Jersey Regatta gets underway
By William Harris, ,
9:10 AM Tue 1 Sep 2015 GMT
Jersey’s annual sailing extravaganza, the UBS Jersey Regatta, gets underway this Thursday evening with an ice-breaking reception in St Helier Yacht Club. This is the event of the year when the Island’s three clubs, the Royal Channel Islands YC, St Helier YC and St Catherine’s SC, pool their efforts and resources to produce what is undoubtedly the Island’s showpiece sailing event. ...
Guo Chuan's Arctic Ocean Challenge - The challenge awaits
By Robert Penner, ,
5:32 AM Tue 1 Sep 2015 GMT
Guo Chuan and his international crew including German, French and Russian sailors have arrived with their trimaran 'Qingdao China' in Murmansk, Russia just days before their non-stop Arctic Ocean World Record attempt is set to begin later this week. ...
Rio 2016 Test Event - Olympic dress rehearsal
By Lisa Darmanin, ,
5:05 AM Tue 1 Sep 2015 GMT
It’s 4am back in Sydney, I’m home after a month in Rio and I’m suffering from the usual jetlag. The upside is watching the sunrise and using these hours to reflect on the “Olympic Dress rehearsal” the Australian Sailing team had just completed. Jason and I had a pretty successful performance - bringing home Gold in the Test Event for the Nacra 17 class. ...
It's Pittwater to Coffs to Paradise in 2016??
By Bronwen Hemmings, ,
4:44 AM Tue 1 Sep 2015 GMT
Southport Yacht Club, on the Gold Coast, is planning an appealing extension to the annual Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Race, which is scheduled to start on January 2, 2016. ...
2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - Early entry deadline extends
By Key West Race Week, ,
4:18 AM Tue 1 Sep 2015 GMT
A strong initial turnout for entries has prompted event organizers at the Storm Trysail Club to decide to extend the early discount deadline one month further to October 1st, 2015 for the 2016 edition of Quantum Key West Race Week. After October 1st, the entry fee increases by $4/foot of the overall length of the entered boat. ...
2015 International 18' Regatta - Six teams from NZ compete on Day 1
By Erik Simonson, ,
3:47 AM Tue 1 Sep 2015 GMT
As San Francisco bids adieu to August, it simultaneously said hello to the 2015 International 18' Regatta, on San Francisco Bay. Classic early fall conditions were the rule of the day, with miniscule fog which disappeared before the first gun, scheduled for 11:00 AM. A noon 3.4 knot flood tide and 12-15 knots presented the 11 competing skiff teams for the first of three races. ...
2015 Magic Marine RS Aero UK National Championships - Day 3
By Frances Peters, ,
3:16 AM Tue 1 Sep 2015 GMT
Sunday brought a light and drizzly morning. The flags were hoisted to signal another day of racing in Weymouth bay and a long sail out to the starting area ensued. ...
Eliminate risks and potential fines by being responsible on the water
By Transport Roads and Maritime Services, ,
3:03 AM Tue 1 Sep 2015 GMT
Skippers are reminded of their responsibilities after a recent decision in Albury Local Court which saw a 27-year-old woman disqualified from holding or obtaining a NSW boat licence for six months, fined $500 and put on an 18 month good behaviour bond ...
2015 J/70 UK National Championship - Winners decided
By Louay Habib, ,
2:47 AM Tue 1 Sep 2015 GMT
Under leaden skies, solid pressure and strong tides, four races were completed on the last day of racing for the J/70 UK National Championship. The 30 strong fleet enjoying 10-12 knots of breeze from the north, gusting up to 15 knots putting the powerful J/70s just up on the plane. ...
America's Cup - Skippers reflect on Gothenburg
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL, ,
2:43 AM Tue 1 Sep 2015 GMT
The six America's Cup Skippers/Helms reflect on the outcome of the second round of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series and the implications for their teams, and going into Bermuda. ...
The Clipper 2015-16 Race is underway!
By Clipper Race, ,
2:41 AM Tue 1 Sep 2015 GMT
And they’re off! The Clipper 2015-16 Race is officially underway after a wet but wonderful start off the English coastal town of Southend. ...
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2015 – Final day looms large
By Tracey Johnstone, Magnetic Island ,
11:29 PM Mon 31 Aug 2015 GMT
Today is the final race day for the ninth SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week and the door is open in all divisions for changes to the podium places. ...
2015 J24 World Championship– More practice race images by Chris Howell
By Chris Howell, ,
3:57 PM Mon 31 Aug 2015 GMT
2015 J24 World Championship – More practice race images by Chris Howell ...
2015 J24 World Championship – Practice race images by Chris Howell
By Chris Howell, ,
3:40 PM Mon 31 Aug 2015 GMT
2015 J24 World Championship – Practice race images by Chris Howell ...
Bullitt GC32 Racing Trofeo di Roma – Final foiling day overall + Video
By GC32 Racing, ,
2:56 PM Mon 31 Aug 2015 GMT
Civitavecchia’s wind gods smiled on competitors during the Trofeo di Roma’s final day. The wind peaked at 10 knots, adequate not only to get the entire six race schedule completed, but also for the nimble GC32 catamarans to get fully foiling on the conclusion to this, the 2015 Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour’s penultimate event. ...
2015 Melges 32 World Championship images by Studio Borlenghi
By Studio Borlenghi, ,
2:25 PM Mon 31 Aug 2015 GMT
Studio Borlenghi provided these images from 2015 Melges 32 World Championship – Trapani ...
Pacasmayo Classic closes in style as the sun sets in Peru
By Russ Faurot, ,
2:18 PM Mon 31 Aug 2015 GMT
Riders spent the final day of the 2015 Pacasmayo Classic, relaxing and preparing to travel home, full of new memories and tales of endless Peruvian waves. ...
NYYC Grandmasters Team Race - Pushed to limit, Noroton defends title
By NYYC, ,
2:14 PM Mon 31 Aug 2015 GMT
NYYC Grandmasters Team Race - The competition at the grandmasters' level continues to improve. But for the fifth time in the six-year history of the New York Yacht Club Grandmasters Team Race Regatta—the 2011 event was canceled due to Hurricane Irene—Noroton Yacht Club managed to stay one step ahead. ...
2015 NACRA 17, 49er/49erFX US Nationals - Three new champions
By Oakcliff Sailing, ,
2:07 PM Mon 31 Aug 2015 GMT
The 2015 49er, 49erFx and Nacra nationals are done. US National Champions are Michael Easton and Katie Pettibone in the Nacra, Judge Ryan and Hans Henken in the 49er and Emily Dellenbaugh and Elizabeth Barry in the 49erFX. This was the first national championship for all three teams in an Olympic Class. ...
Magic Marine RS Aero UK National Championships - Day 2
By Frances Peters, ,
1:28 PM Mon 31 Aug 2015 GMT
Magic Marine RS Aero UK National Championships - Sailors were met this morning with a steady 10-12 knot breeze from the North East. ...
Clipper Round the World Race – David Graney sets sail
By Peter Campbell, ,
1:19 PM Mon 31 Aug 2015 GMT
Clipper Round the World Race – Prominent Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania member David Graney has sailed in many types of on-design racing dinghies and keelboats, with considerable success at a state, national and international level, but he has never got around to competing in Australia’s premier ocean race, the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – until this year. ...
LV America's Cup Worlds - Land Rover BAR in action after two events
By Land Rover BAR, ,
1:06 PM Mon 31 Aug 2015 GMT
The second and final day of racing at the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series in Gothenburg produced some of the toughest conditions in the series so far, with a light and shifty wind. ...
Clipper Round the World Race - Canadian skipper leads team out of UK
By Julia Wall-Clarke, ,
9:08 AM Mon 31 Aug 2015 GMT
Clipper Round the World Race - Hundreds of amateur sailors from Canada and 43 different nationalities passed under Tower Bridge today at the start of a 40,000 nautical mile global race, between six continents, which will take almost a year to complete in the longest and toughest ocean endurance challenge on the planet. ...
America’s Cup World Series – Emirates Team New Zealand in action
By America's Cup, ,
8:56 AM Mon 31 Aug 2015 GMT
2015 America’s Cup World Series – Emirates Team New Zealand put together a Super Sunday in Sweden, to vault to the top of the leaderboard and claim the Louis Vuitton series Gothenburg. ...