2015 SB20 World Championships - Key decision day
By True Angle, ,
3:24 AM Wed 8 Jul 2015 GMT
Three races completed on day two (July seventh) of the 2015 Trentino SB20 World Championships, with the 98-boat fleet now divided into ‘gold’ and ‘silver’ fleets, determining who can challenge for the title. But there’s nothing to split the leaders, with two teams tied on points after six races. ...
QLD Youth Week decides AUS Sailing Youth Team for ISAF Youth Worlds
By Cora Zillich, ,
3:08 AM Wed 8 Jul 2015 GMT
The 2015 Queensland Youth Week came to a close on Tuesday, 7th July 2015 at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron with the final points awarded to select the 2015 Australian Sailing Youth Team. The team will represent Australia at the 2015 ISAF Youth World Championship in Malaysia at the end of the year (27 December to 3 January). ...
Tour de France à la Voile Act 2 - Crashes on final day
By ASO, ,
2:34 AM Wed 8 Jul 2015 GMT
Tour de France à la Voile - After five short races on Fécamp’s race course, Groupama finishes leader of the day and leader overall. Spindrift takes second in Stadium Racing and Grandeur Nature third. ...
2015 SB20 World Championship - Australians qualify for Gold Fleet
By Peter Campbell, ,
2:17 AM Wed 8 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 SB20 World Championship - All five Australian boats have qualified for the Gold Fleet at the Trentino SB20 world championship being sailed from Torbole on Italy’s Lake Garda following the completion of six races in ideal sailing conditions. ...
2015 49er and 49erFX European Championships - Day 2
By Icarus Sailing, ,
1:56 AM Wed 8 Jul 2015 GMT
Jorge Lima and José Costa have claimed an early lead in the 49er European Championships on home waters in Porto, the second city of Portugal. With the 79-boat fleet split into three qualifying divisions for the first three days of competition, the inshore course favoured the right-hand side strongly throughout the day, especially so in light airs that never exceeded eight knots. ...
Sail Canada announces Volvo Cars Volunteer of the Month for June 2015
By Sail Canada, ,
1:41 AM Wed 8 Jul 2015 GMT
Annie Mitchell of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club in Toronto, Ontario, has been named June's volunteer of the month. ...
2015 Laser World Championship - Tricky day 6
By Marianne Davis, ,
1:22 AM Wed 8 Jul 2015 GMT
The day began with strong winds of 15 knots from the south. As the day progressed the wind lowered to eight knots, and kept competitors on their toes with tricky conditions and shifting winds. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary - July 8 - Greeks bite hand that feeds
By Collinson FX, ,
8:01 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
The Greeks voted 'No' to the European austerity plan and an exit from the Euro looms. Overnight the confrontational and divisive finance minister, Voroufakis, resigned to assist negotiations.
EU leaders will now consider a new Greek proposal tonight and decisions will have to be made. ...
2015 Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta – Day 4
By Del Morrison, Sunshine Coast ,
7:42 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta – Monohulls and Multihulls lined up for an exciting start with Rum Raider, a Corsair Sprint 750 first over the line. ...
2015 Sail Sandy Regatta - Entries open now!
By Chris Furey, Sandringham ,
7:23 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
Sandringham Yacht Club invites entries for their signature Sail Sandy Regatta to be conducted on the waters of Port Phillip over the weekend of October 17th and 18th, 2015. ...
ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship – 16 crews ready to race
By WIM Series Press, ,
5:58 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship – Warm and sunny conditions with a strong southerly breeze today welcomed the 81 sailors participating in the event. ...
Match Racer Rankings in U.S.
By Dave Perry, Southport, CT ,
5:39 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
David Storrs becomes the new number one match racer in the U.S., on the strength of his win at the 2015 Better Chip Match regatta. 2014 Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year Stephanie Roble continues as the number one U.S. women match racers, and remain number three in the world, by winning the 2014 US Womens Match Racing Championship (USWMRC) and finishing third in the 2014 Worlds. ...
2015 Transatlantic Race – Gales and flat calms in the Atlantic
By Jan Harley, ,
5:11 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Transatlantic Race – On board the Class 40 Amhas, doublehanded crew Mackenzie Davis and Brian Harris have been forced to retire with mast issues. ...
2015 J70 World Championship – Practice race images by Chris Howell
By Chris Howell, ,
4:48 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 J70 World Championship France – Practice race images by Chris Howell ...
Marblehead to Halifax Race - US. Line Honours winner
By Kathy Large, Halifax, Nova Scotia ,
4:46 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
An American racer has claimed the honour of being first over the finish line in this year's Steele Auto Group Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race 2015. 'Spookie', a Carkeek HP 40 was the first boat across the line in Halifax at 18:34:25 Tuesday, July 7. 'Spookie' is owned by Steve and Heidi Benjamin of Norwalk, Conn. ...
2015 Noble Streaker National Championships – Final day overall
By James Wilson, ,
4:26 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Noble Streaker National Championships – The forecast for the day was to start with lighter winds which came as good news to some of the fleet who had been struggling with the stronger winds of the previous two days. ...
Volvo Ocean Race – Jacobsen's awesome Abu Dhabi mast jump + Video
By surfertoday.com, ,
3:44 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race – Nick Jacobsen has jumped from racing yacht Azzam's 30-meter (98 feet) mast. The sailing team had just conquered the race, in Gothenburg, Sweden. ...
2015 Sail East Championships to be held at Bay Wind Regatta
By Sail Canada, ,
3:16 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
The 2015 Sail Canada Sail East Championships is being held at St. Margaret Sailing Club’s Bay Wind Regatta on July 16th - 19th in Glen Haven, Nova Scotia. ...
Ocean scientists warn ahead of 2015 climate change negotiations
By Sail-World.com, ,
2:37 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
International ocean scientists have issued an important warning to world leaders ahead of the November 2015 climate change negotiations in Paris (COP21). ...
2015 Munster 420 Championships overall - Winners announced
By afloat.ie, ,
1:39 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
The 420 Munster Championships in Dunmore East was sailed with a fleet of nine boats. The sailors enjoyed a fantastic weekend sailing alongside Fireballs and Flying 15s under the watchful eye of Race Officers Con Murphy and Cathy McAleavey at Waterford Harbour Sailing Club. ...
Nacra 17 Worlds - Big breeze hits on second day of Qualifying
By Nacra 17 Class, ,
12:24 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Nacra 17 World Championship – In stark contrast to yesterday’s calm and sunny weather which kept the sailors ashore for the entire day, today’s weather threatened the sailors with another day on land with a wind speed of up to 30 knots and wind gusts even little higher. ...
2015 IRC Double Handed Championships - Mike Golding ready to compete
By Royal Southampton Yacht Club, ,
10:37 AM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
Mike Golding is delighted to compete in the 2015 IRC Double Handed National Championships, sailing one of the Artemis Figaro yachts alongside a member of the 2015 Academy Squad. ...
Frostbite series and Pre-Season races - Get involved!
By Royal Perth Yacht Club, ,
10:26 AM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
The Frostbite season is now well underway and if you are yet to join in the fun, we encourage you to get involved in the remaining races for the season. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Virtual regatta winner announced
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
10:09 AM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race - Patrick’s prize for his success, which like Walker’s demanded huge dedication from October to June, is an IWC Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph Ocean Racer timepiece worth €12,500. ...
Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Race – Southport YC vessels to compete
By Southport Yacht Club, ,
9:40 AM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race – A strong fleet of over 60 yachts will be racing in the Annual 384-nautical mile Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, including four Southport Yacht Club (SYC) vessels. ...