Clipper Round the World Race – Thrilling first day
By The Clipper Race, ,
2:09 PM Tue 1 Sep 2015 GMT
Clipper Round the World Race – Day one proved to be a totally thrilling first day of close-hauled racing with a jostling of positions and leads as the fleet raced along the south east coast of England, making for addictive Race Viewer action from the off. ...
ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship – British team announced + Video
By RYA, ,
1:51 PM Tue 1 Sep 2015 GMT
The RYA ISAF Youth Worlds Selection Event (29-31 August) drew to a close on Monday (31 August) after three days of great race action at Hayling Island Sailing Club. ...
Brest 2016 - Bateaux du patrimoine, les pré-inscriptions sont ouvertes
By Brest 2016 - Fêtes Maritimes Internationales, ,
10:37 AM Tue 1 Sep 2015 GMT
A compter d’aujourd’hui, 1er septembre, les demandes de pré-inscriptions des bateaux du patrimoine, souhaitant participer aux fêtes maritimes internationales de Brest 2016, sont ouvertes. ...
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. ...
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 - 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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week - Sorensen’s perfect performance
By Tracey Johnstone, Magnetic Island ,
8:50 AM Mon 31 Aug 2015 GMT
Peter Sorensen’s The Philosopher’s Club performance today has kept them in the IRC and PHS lead on the penultimate day. On the other side of Cleveland Bay the cruising and multihull divisions contested a triangle course. ...
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2015 – penultimate day awaits
By Tracey Johnstone, Magnetic Island ,
11:57 PM Sun 30 Aug 2015 GMT
The 60-boat fleet are back on the water this morning for the penultimate day of the SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week. The multihulls and cruising boats are expected to head out on a 14 mile Cleveland Bay triangle course while the combined IRC and PHS divisions will be completing two windward/leeward races. ...
More puzzling decision making from America's Cup organisers
By Rob Kothe & the Sail-World Team, ,
4:42 PM Sun 30 Aug 2015 GMT
Four minutes before today's scheduled America's Cup World Series Round 2 coverage start in Gothenburg, we found that the App software had been changed to prevent viewing on computers it had indeed been restricted to mobile devices.
As a result we watched the racing on a 5.5 inch phablet ...
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