Melges 24 European Sailing Series and Audi Tron Sailing Series preview
By International Melges 24 Class Association, ,
2:26 PM Wed 7 Oct 2015 GMT
The final act of the Audi tron Sailing Series and the Melges 24 European Sailing Series, event organised by B.Plan Sport and Events in collaboration with Melges Europe and International Melges 24 Class Association will be taking place in Luino this weekend where the Melges 24 fleet will be competing the Coppa Lino Favini ...
Extreme Sailing Series – Spithill and Jackson team-up for showdown
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
11:49 AM Wed 7 Oct 2015 GMT
2015 Extreme Sailing Series™ – Match racing champion Kate Spithill and Volvo Ocean Race sailor Stacey Jackson will head-up an all Australian crew as the wild card entry for the Act eight, Sydney presented by Land Rover. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary - Oct 6 - More gains for Equities
By Collinson FX, ,
11:28 AM Wed 7 Oct 2015 GMT
The RBA left interest rates unchanged, as expected, observing fragile international economic conditions. The Bank has telegraphed future cuts but the next move may be a future rise as the lower currencies works it's magic on the local economy. This was reflected in a strong move north, as the AUD spike to 0.7150, while the NZD quietly pushed beyond 0.6500. ...
Musandam-Oman Sail – A man overboard off the coast of Croatia
By Oman Sail, ,
9:46 AM Wed 7 Oct 2015 GMT
Musandam-Oman Sail, MOD70, skipper Sidney Gavignet (FRA), reported a Man Overboard (MOB) at 05:05 Central European Time on Wednesday 7 October off the coast of Croatia (position: 44° 32' 98N - 014° 02' 50E). ...
Southampton apprentices push out the boats for Land Rover BAR
By Land Rover BAR, ,
9:18 AM Wed 7 Oct 2015 GMT
Six apprentices from the Marine Skills Centre at City College Southampton enjoyed a very special day. They joined the Land Rover BAR sailing crew and shore team for the official handover of two specialised Docking RIBs that they and 60 of their colleagues have built for the team. ...
2015 VX One National Championship overall
By Liz Rushall, ,
9:06 AM Wed 7 Oct 2015 GMT
2015 VX One National Championship – A sunny 12 to 15 knots Easterly breeze greeted competitors at the UK’s second VX One event hosted by Weymouth Sailing Club, with sailors travelling from as far afield as Edinburgh and Dumfries. ...
Missing Sailing Yacht Europa
By RHKYC, ,
9:06 AM Wed 7 Oct 2015 GMT
The search continued on Wednesday 7 October for signs of the missing sailing yacht Europa and its five crew members, yielding no sightings. However, Hong Kong’s Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre has confirmed that the yacht’s EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) has now stopped transmitting. ...
Michael Clarke joins Perpetual Loyal for Rolex Sydney Hobart race
By Stacey French, ,
5:33 AM Wed 7 Oct 2015 GMT
Former Australian Cricket Captain, Michael Clarke, has joined the Perpetual Loyal yacht racing team for the 2015 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. ...
Hong Kong yacht missing on South China Sea delivery
By Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, Hong Kong ,
5:09 AM Wed 7 Oct 2015 GMT
A Hong Kong registered 18.2m sailing yacht Europa, Beneteau Oceanis 60, owned by yacht broker and experienced offshore sailor Robin Wyatt, left Hong Kong for Subic Bay at 1020h on Thursday 1 October 2015 with an ETA at Subic Bay no later than 5 October 2015. ...
VX One North American Championship - Day 2
By Julie and Christopher Howell, ,
3:19 AM Wed 7 Oct 2015 GMT
Favorable conditions continued on the second day of the VX One North American Championship at Gulfport Yacht Club in Mississippi. With eight races now in the books, Marcus Eagan’s Cajun Underwriting (with brother Andrew on board) has strengthened his lead and now totals just 14 net points. ...
All to play for at the 2015 Argo Group Gold Cup
By World Match Racing Tour, ,
2:57 AM Wed 7 Oct 2015 GMT
The penultimate event of the World Match Racing Tour kicks off tomorrow with ISAF Match Racing World Champion, Ian Williams (GBR) GAC Pindar squaring off against the local hero Blythe Walker (BER) Team RenRe. ...
2015 Semaine Olympique Française – Day 1 off to a flying start
By Aurélia Filho, ,
2:32 AM Wed 7 Oct 2015 GMT
This first day of the Semaine Olympique Française started off to a flying start in La Rochelle, with strong wind and sea conditions. Indeed, it’s facing a beefed up weather that the competitors raced today with more than a twenty knots South West wind, gusts of 35 knots and strong swells. ...
Williams Versus Walker first up at Argo Group Gold Cup
By RBYC, ,
2:15 AM Wed 7 Oct 2015 GMT
The seedings for the 67th annual Argo Group Gold Cup have been determined and racing for Group A is scheduled to begin tomorrow at 9 am (ADT). ...
Voici le bénévole du mois Automobiles Volvo de septembre 2015
By Voile Canada, ,
2:01 AM Wed 7 Oct 2015 GMT
Dan n'est pas un bénévole ordinaire...il donne l'exemple. Il a joué un rôle déterminant dans la sensibilisation des membres et de la communauté lorsque le club de voile Bay of Quinte a décidé de mettre sur pied une flotte de dinghies. Dan a réuni des commanditaires et amassé des dons en appui à l'équipe de course du club qui ont dépassé de loin tout soutien antérieur que le club ait reçu. ...
2015 Hobie Asian Championship - Overall report
By Cloyd Waldo, Tai Tam Bay ,
5:35 PM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
The Asian Championship regatta is hosted by Hong Kong Hobie Club (HKHC). It will be a spectacular and exhilarating event, with more than 30 teams from different nations confirmed to show up and compete in this years’ event. ...
Aussies, Seppos and the Americas Cup
By Rob Kothe & David Schmidt, ,
3:17 PM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
Given that the America’s Cup has always been a high-stakes game of international competition, multinational crews have become common, with some teams taking greater advantage of the Protocol’s weak nationality rules (for the ACWS, only one crewmember must hold a passport from the country whose flag is emblazoned on their wing sail) more than others. ...
2015 Transat Jacques Vabre – Qualifying passage
By Transat Jacques Vabre, ,
1:49 PM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
Just less than three weeks before start of 12th edition of Transat Jacques Vabre, recently launched new boats and others sailing under new team colours or new combinations, these duos have to make a qualifying passage before they muster in the Paul Vatine basin on Friday, October 16th, by noon at the latest. ...
Hong Kong registered sailing yacht Europa goes missing
By RHKYC Media, ,
11:25 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
A Hong Kong registered 18.2m sailing yacht Europa, owned by yacht broker and experienced offshore sailor Robin Wyatt, left Hong Kong for Subic Bay on Thursday 1 October 2015. ...
Discover Sailing Days Victoria – 65 yacht clubs to participate
By Yachting Victoria, ,
10:44 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
A fun, healthy, inclusive and inexpensive experience is what the Victoria's annual Discover Sailing Days provide, with over 65 sailing clubs participating state wide. ...
Lining up for the 2015 North Sails Young 88 Owners Championships
By Mike Leyland, Auckland ,
10:00 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
October 17-18 sees the hard out racer-cruisers and more laid back cruiser-racers gather for the annual weekend of 88 fun and games on and off the water out of Bucklands Beach Yacht Club.
Saturday will see the open fleet sailing windward leeward courses West of Browns Island. ...
America's Cup - Luna Rossa's Sirena joins Emirates Team NZ
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL, ,
9:49 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
Long time Luna Rossa sailing team head and skipper for the team's 2013 America's Cup Challenge has joined Emirates Team New Zealand for the 35th America's Cup. The New Zealand and French teams are also understood to have put their heads together and paid the final installment of the Entry Fee and regained their vote ahead of proposed class rule changes. ...
America's Cup - Land Rover BAR launches its latest boat + Video
By Land Rover BAR, ,
9:25 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
The British America's Cup challenger, Land Rover BAR, has launched its latest testing boat – T2 – at their home in Portsmouth. This boat will increase the momentum already developed with the initial launch of 'T1' last October. ...
STACK WinCham - Images and Results from Murray's Bay
By Sail-World.com NZL, ,
9:20 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
The second day of racing in the STACK WinChams sailed at Murrays Bay Sailing Club saw the breeze swing round to the south west,but not as fresh as Day 1 but very shifty.
The event featured mostly young sailors competing in Optimist Green and Open fleets, P Class, Starling, 29er, 420, 470, Laser and RS:X and Techno Windsurfers. ...
2016 Vendée Globe – Alex Thomson Racing makes clear winning intentions
By Alex Thomson Racing, ,
9:15 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
Vendée Globe – Alex Thomson Racing have today launched their new Hugo Boss racing yacht, as they, and British sailor Thomson, start to build momentum in the run up to one of sport’s greatest challenges; the solo, unassisted, round-the-world yacht race, which forms part of the Ocean Masters World Championship ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary - Oct 5 - Equities surge
By Collinson FX, ,
7:31 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
Commodities managed to stage a recovery, pushing the NZD towards 0.6500, while the AUD will look to test 0.7100 ...
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