World Match Racing Tour - Stena Match Cup Sweden final day Video
By Nic Douglass, ,
7:48 AM Sun 5 Jul 2015 GMT
Congratulations to Hansen Sailing Team on their fourth straight victory, and fifth victory in Marstrand! No wonder Bjorn Hansen was inducted into the Stena Match Cup Hall of Fame earlier in the week, he is truly the 'Master of Marstrand'!< ...
Magic 25 casts light weather spell on River Derwent
By Peter Campbell, ,
7:04 AM Sun 5 Jul 2015 GMT
The only Magic 25 sports boat currently racing in Tasmania made an auspicious debut today in the Royal Yacht of Tasmania/The Good Guys Winter Series Winter Series race two. ...
US$1 million prize for World Match Racing Tour
By WMRT, ,
3:32 AM Sun 5 Jul 2015 GMT
Håkan Svensson said, 'We are committed to creating a strong and financially rewarding career path for professional sailors on the World Match Racing Tour. The US $1 million bonus will hopefully encourage skippers and teams to compete on the Tour at the highest level of racing.” ...
British sailors claim 470 Europeans bronze in the ‘City of Smiles’
By RYA, ,
3:06 AM Sun 5 Jul 2015 GMT
Sophie Weguelin and Eilidh McIntyre wrapped up bronze for Great Britain as the 470 European Championships drew to a close in Aarhus, Denmark, on Saturday (Fourth July). ...
2015 470 Europeans US wins Gold and Bronze on Independence Day
By Will Ricketson, ,
2:42 AM Sun 5 Jul 2015 GMT
US Sailing Team Sperry athletes Stu McNay and Dave Hughes have secured their second straight major international victory at the 2015 470 Class European Champs in Aarhus, Denmark. Following on the heels of their gold medal at ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland (UK) in June, the European title cements the veteran pair's status as one of top teams in Men's 470, the Olympic two-person dinghy ...
2015 Finn Junior World Championship – Light wind race on Day 5
By Robert Deaves, ,
2:21 AM Sun 5 Jul 2015 GMT
Nenad Bugarin (CRO) won the only one race sailed on the penultimate day at the 2015 Finn Junior World Championship for the Silver Cup in Valencia. He narrows the gap to the overall leader, Ondrej Teply (CZE), to just two points. A ninth for Arkadiy Kistanov (RUS) was enough to move up to third for the first time this week. ...
470 Open Europeans - Defending champions wrapped up with bronze medal
By Cora Zillich, ,
1:40 AM Sun 5 Jul 2015 GMT
World Champions and defending Open European Champions Mat Belcher (QLD) and Will Ryan (QLD) wrapped up the 2015 470 Open European Champs (29 June – 4 July 2015) with a bronze medal. ...
2015 Kingston Laser Standard World Championship – Day 3
By Marianne Davis, ,
1:14 AM Sun 5 Jul 2015 GMT
On day three of the 2015 Kingston Standard Laser World Championship, the wind began very light form the East, slowly building while competitors were postponed ashore. The wind then switched to the South but unfortunately it did not fill in and racing was cancelled for the day. ...
America's Cup - Japanese announce line-up for Portsmouth ACWS
By Sail-World.com NZL, ,
11:41 PM Sat 4 Jul 2015 GMT
SoftBank Team Japan has selected its crew for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series event in Portsmouth later this month.
Skipper Dean Barker and wing-trimmer/tactician Chris Draper will be joined by Jeremy “Jero” Lomas, grinder Derek Saward and with Japan's bowman Kazuhiko “Fuku” Sofuku at the first event of the new America’s Cup cycle. ...
Aleh and Powrie officially crowned Women’s 470 Open European Champions
By Jodie Bakewell-White, ,
11:19 PM Sat 4 Jul 2015 GMT
New Zealand's Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie are now officially 2015 Open 470 Women’s European Champions after the six day regatta wrapped up in Aarhus, Denmark today with a light wind medal race.
The NZL Sailing Team’s double-handed crew were assured of the title before sailing today’s race after amassing a lead of 24 points making them unbeatable. ...
NZL Sailing Team- Laser sailor added to NZ team for Olympic Test Event
By Sail-World.com NZL, ,
10:45 PM Sat 4 Jul 2015 GMT
Andy Maloney has been selected to join the NZL Sailing Team group to represent New Zealand at the 2015 Aquece Rio International Regatta on this August in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
25 year old Maloney (pictured above), who sails in the single-handed Laser class, join the six New Zealand crews already test event being staged at the 2016 Olympic venue. ...
Adventures of a Sailor Girl updates from Marstrand
By Nic Douglass, ,
10:25 PM Sat 4 Jul 2015 GMT
A day with plenty of announcements for the World Match Racing Tour allowed Nic time to just want to wander around Marstrand, and share with you just how amazing Stena Match Cup Sweden is off the water as well as on the water! The entire community comes together to cheer on the sailors which is fantastic! ...
2015 Tour de France à la Voile – A day of exhibition sailing
By A.S.O./Tour de France à la voile, ,
6:37 PM Sat 4 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Tour de France à la Voile – The Diam 24s were all sailing today in Dunkirk although the results won’t count towards the overall ranking. With guests on board, these exhibition regattas were a way to get into the swing of tomorrow’s first Stadium races. ...
2015 ORC World Championship – Finals overall - We have the winners
By ORC Media, ,
5:59 PM Sat 4 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 ORC World Championship – After a long week of light air, lengthy postponements, hot sun and even hotter competition, three ORC World Champions have endured and excelled to been crowned today in Barcelona. Two are the reigning champions from the 2014 championship in Kiel last year, and one is a veteran winner from ORC championships in past decades of sailing. ...
2015 Melges 24 World Championship – Day 5 overall
By International Melges 24 Class Association, ,
5:33 PM Sat 4 Jul 2015 GMT
Will once again the Melges 24 World Champion come from Switzerland? Too early to tell, but during the day five of this great international event Chris Rast's EFG (7-2-1 today) moved some important steps to the victory. ...
2015 Melges 24 World Championship – Images of the day by Mick Anderson
By Mick Anderson, ,
5:16 PM Sat 4 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Melges 24 World Championship – Images of the day by Mick Anderson ...
2015 Melges 24 World Championship – Day 5 images by Pierrick Contin
By Pierrick Contin, ,
5:00 PM Sat 4 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Melges 24 World Championship – Day 5 images by Pierrick Contin ...
2015 Stena Match Cup Sweden – Finals overall
By WMRT, ,
4:44 PM Sat 4 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Stena Match Cup Sweden – Bjorn Hansen (SWE) Nautiska Racing today proved why he is the ‘Master of Marstrand’ with a faultless display of match racing to brush aside Ian Williams (GBR) GAC Pindar 2-0 in the finals of the third World Championship Event of the 2015 World Match Racing Tour (WMRT). ...
Cruising legend Pete Hill loses wife Carly off coast of South Africa
By Charles Doane & Sail-World.com, ,
4:24 PM Sat 4 Jul 2015 GMT
I think everybody who sails has vividly imagined some variation of this nightmare: you leave a crew member alone on deck for a while to catch some sleep below, and when you come back on deck you find your crew is missing. Disappeared, with no clue what happened to them ...
2015 Pantaenius WA IRC State Championship - Day 2
By Susan Ghent, Fremantle ,
4:01 PM Sat 4 Jul 2015 GMT
Very light winds and rain were expected for race day two of the Pantaenius Australia 2015 WA IRC State Championship. The Yachting WA event is being held in conjunction with Fremantle Sailing Club’s Valmadre Series. Each of the four fleets got away to a great start for the passage race with only one yacht recalled for being over the line early. ...
2015 Transatlantic Race – From land of the free and home of the brave
By Jan Harley, ,
4:00 PM Sat 4 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Transatlantic Race – Independence Day is bringing mixed reactions from the crew of Nomad IV. The 100-footft maxi is currently lying second in the battle for line honors in the Transatlantic Race 2015 behind Bryon Ehrhart's Reichel-Pugh 63 Lucky, which at present has a stranglehold on the race silverware, also leading under IRC handicap. ...
2015 ORC World Championship images by Max Ranchi
By Max Ranchi, ,
3:51 PM Sat 4 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 ORC World Championship images by Max Ranchi ...
Finn Silver Cup - German Finn team confident they are on right course
By Robert Deaves, ,
10:44 AM Sat 4 Jul 2015 GMT
Finn Silver Cup - Working within a tight group of like-minded sailors is a great model for success within the Finn class, and if hard work equals success then the German Finn team has a successful future ahead of it. ...
Dan Slater reports on Day 2 of the 2015 Laser Worlds in Kingston
By Dan Slater, The Water Shed, Kingston, Canada ,
10:37 AM Sat 4 Jul 2015 GMT
Two races sailed today with 3 fleets and all three fleets had one sailor dominating the day in the 15-18 knot breeze.
In the Yellow fleet the day was dominated by Guatemalan Juan Ignacio Maegli and to an extent GBR’s Nick Thompson. Juan showed the rest of the world in his fleet that he is a contender for this championship ...
2015 Foiling Week - Three days of fast and furious foiling
By Domenico Boffi, ,
7:08 AM Sat 4 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Foiling Week - Racing for foiling one design classes came to a close after three days of fast and furious foiling action in stunning hot summer conditions at Lake Garda. Over the three days the regular Southerly ‘Ora’ breeze kicked in like clockwork, delivering between 12 - 18 knots at lunchtime, to allow the Fraglia Vela race committee to fire off 10 races on flat waters. ...