Delta LLoyd Regatta - Kiwi Nacra17 sailors talk with Andy Rice
By Andy Rice, ,
11:12 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders have been setting the pace in the breeze this week at Delta Lloyd Regatta. The young Kiwis seem to have the measure of the wind and the waves of the IJselmeer better than most.
There were interviewed by Andy Rice of Sail Juice ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing on Leg seven results
By Justin Chisholm, ,
10:43 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
Ian Walker disappointed with leg 7 result, but happy with team resilience. Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing had to settle for fifth place on the seventh Leg of the Volvo Ocean Race from Newport, USA to Lisbon yesterday after its comeback bid faltered in light winds off the Portuguese coast. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Vestas Wind splashed - another milestone met
By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, ,
9:48 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
The reconstructed Volvo 65, Team Vestas Wind passed another significant milestone on her comeback trail, when she was splashed in Lisbon, Portugal. ...
Cook Islands have increased their fee schedule for visiting yachts
By SY Elysium, ,
9:25 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
This is to advise you that the Cook Islands have increased their fee schedule up to and over a 1,000 % for yachts. The fee for anchoring in the lagoon at Penrhyn and the various atolls was approx $3 NZ / day. Now the fees have increased to about $3.00 / meter of your boat per day. ...
Canadian medal at 2015 Soling World Championships
By Sail Canada, ,
9:02 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
The 50th Anniversary of the 2015 Soling World Championships came to an end yesterday on May 28th, 2015 at Club Velico Castiglione della Pescaia in Tuscany, Italy. Four teams represented Canada in the 45 boat international fleet. ...
2015 Normandy Channel Race - Tough fight for podium
By Kate Jennings, ,
8:42 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
2015 Normandy Channel Race - A top-flight podium for the Normandy Channel Race 2015. Bretagne - Crédit Mutuel, Le Conservateur and Solidaires en Peloton - ARSEP take centre stage. In the wings, two teams from Lower Normandy, Teamwork and Carac - Advanced Energies match-race to the finish with the former taking it by just five minutes. ...
It’s a bird, It’s a plane…It’s Supermac!
By Barby MacGowan, ,
8:17 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
Faster than a speeding bullet, the June Five deadline for the Supermac Race is approaching. With 25 registrants (and rising), it means this race is a “go” by decree of the event’s Notice of Race, which stipulates a minimum of 20 entries needed. ...
Early entries up for 2015 Rolex Big Boat Series
By Meredith Laitos, ,
7:50 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
2015 Rolex Big Boat Series - For the past 51 years, many sailors have spent their summers racing, practicing, tweaking their boats and training their crew for the Big Boat Series, a marquee regatta held every September on San Francisco Bay. For 51 years, the Bay has served up sublime racing conditions while the St. Francis Yacht Club has rolled out the red carpet, providing top-end race management ...
RS Feva National Championships - Day 1
By Frances Peters, ,
6:46 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
178 RS Feva sailors arrived at a rainy and windy Rutland for the first day of the PA Consulting Volvo RS Feva Nationals 2015. All systems go as the final sailors registered and branded up their sails with the logos of our event sponsors; PA Consulting and Volvo. Teams made all the final checks and preparations ready for the day, and it was set to be a breezy one. ...
A very hot Russian day at Audi Melges 20 2015 Audi-Tron Sailing Series
By Melges 20, ,
6:21 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
Stellar, absolutely Fraglia Della Vela Riva and organized by B.Plan Sport and Events (BPSE) in cooperation with Melges Europe. A big pumping breeze and pronounced swells made for premium sailing conditions with the flourishing Russian Audi Melges 20 fleet on full charge. ...
2015 Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour - Omani newbies pull ahead on tricky day
By Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour, ,
5:44 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
Downtown Gmunden was graced with a bird’s eye view of competition on day two of the Austria Cup, the opening event of the 2015 Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour. Sadly the wind was even more marginal today, momentarily touching 10 knots, enough for the one design foilers, that resemble mini-America’s Cup catamarans, to fully fly. ...
Int'l Six Metre Class registered and ready to race in La Trinité
By Fiona Brown, ,
5:17 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
Forty-two International Six Metres are now gathered at the the Société Nautique de La Trinité Sur Mer on the beautiful south coast of Brittany in preparation for the Société Nautique de Genève's highly prestigious Annual Regatta at Sea and the International Six Metre World Championship. The fleet will race in two divisions with 19 Moderns and 23 Classics competing. ...
CMRC kicks off 2015 Season with the spring invitational
By Dobbs Davis, ,
4:59 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
Chicago Match Race Center will kick off its seventh season with an ISAF Grade 3 event featuring nine teams from around the US. The significance of this event is more than just being a season opener: it is a qualifier for three additional events on the 2015 match race calendar. ...
2015 Solitaire du Figaro - Two days to go… Leg 1 starts on Sunday
By Artemis Offshore Academy, ,
4:31 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
The sun is out, there is music in the air and the population of Bordeaux are out in force. Sounds like a music festival, but it’s not. We’re into the final countdown to the start of the 2015 Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard Cachemire. ...
Ganesha takes control at 2015 Dubois Cup
By Jill Campbell, ,
4:06 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
2015 Dubois Cup - Perfect breeze, blue skies and sunshine coupled with the stunning regatta course off Sardinia's Costa Smeralda made for a perfect first race day in the 2015 Dubois Cup. The event, which hosts a fleet of 10 yachts designed by Dubois Naval Architects, is organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda from 28th to 30th May. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - A video so real, you can almost feel the splash!
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
3:07 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - The first time Team SCA skipper Sam Davies watched the new Volvo Ocean Race-Team SCA 360º/virtual reality video, she recoiled instinctively as her boat nose-dived into a giant wave in the Southern Ocean. ...
2015 Giraglia Rolex Cup - Elegance and endurance in equal measure
By Regatta News, ,
2:45 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
Less than a month remains before the start of the 2015 Giraglia Rolex Cup, the popular and historic event encompassing the Mediterranean’s oldest offshore race. ...
2015 Finn World Masters - Vladimir Krutskikh secured the first title
By Robert Deaves, ,
2:23 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
A third place in the medal race was enough for Vladimir Krutskikh (RUS) to take the overall victory at the Finn World Masters in Kavala, Greece. Dmitry Petrov (RUS) took the silver while Giacomo Giovanelli (ITA) snatched the bronze. ...
2015 Delta Lloyd Regatta - Battle of Britain winner is...
By Delta Lloyd Regatta, ,
1:42 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
2015 Delta Lloyd Regatta - Sophie Weguelin and Eilidh McIntyre won gold in the 470 women’s class at Delta Lloyd Regatta after heading off a strong challenge from their Great Britain team mates, Amy Seabright and Anna Carpenter. ...
2015 Samui Regatta - Overall report
By Event Media, Phuket ,
12:08 AM Sat 30 May 2015 GMT
It all came down to a light-wind showdown on the final day of 2015 Samui Regatta. With upto two races planned, it was not to be as the breeze was just enough to move fleet around one windward/leeward before Race Officer Ross Chisholm was forced to call it a day. Taking a two point lead into final day, Windsikher II needed to keep Oi! behind them (on corrected time) if they were to take the title ...
Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour – Sultanate of Oman takes centre stage
By Oman Sail, ,
6:43 PM Fri 29 May 2015 GMT
2015 Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour – Oman Sail’s GC32 Sultanate of Oman took centre stage on Lake Traunsee in Austria today with another show of awe-inspiring teamwork that puts them at the top of the leaderboard halfway through the inaugural race. ...
2015 Menorca Maxi Regatta – Coastal race images by Jesús Renedo
By Jesús Renedo, ,
6:32 PM Fri 29 May 2015 GMT
Top international sailing photographer Jesús Renedo is in Mahón, Spain for the 2015 Menorca Maxi regatta and provided this gallery of images. ...
2015 Normandy Channel Race – We have a winner
By Kate Jennings, ,
6:08 PM Fri 29 May 2015 GMT
2015 Normandy Channel Race – Nicolas Troussel, skipper of Bretagne Crédit Mutuel, and his co-skipper Félix Pruvot took line honours this Friday evening, 29 May 2015, at a time of 16h 59min 50sec GMT in the sixth edition. ...
Morgan Kiss wins Quantum Women's Sailor of the Year Honor
By Jennifer Mitchell, Newport, RI ,
5:50 PM Fri 29 May 2015 GMT
The Quantum Women’s Sailor of the Year was announced during an awards presentation at the Sail Newport Sailing Center, hosted by Salve Regina University, after racing at the Sperry Women’s National Championship. Kiss won A-division at a number of women’s regattas over the course of the 2014-15 season and just won the 2015 Sperry Women’s Nationals with her team ...
Solitaire du Figaro – Leg 1 starts on Sunday
By Artemis Offshore Academy, ,
5:35 PM Fri 29 May 2015 GMT
2015 Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard Cachemire – The sun is out, there is music in the air and the population of Bordeaux are out in force. Sounds like a music festival, but it’s not. We’re into the final countdown to the start of the leg one. ...
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