America's Cup World Series Portsmouth–Final day images by Ingrid Abery
By Ingrid Abery, ,
10:58 AM Wed 29 Jul 2015 GMT
America's Cup World Series Portsmouth–Final day images by Ingrid Abery ...
EFG Sailing Arabia The Tour 2016 – New route set + Video
By Oman Sail, ,
9:28 AM Wed 29 Jul 2015 GMT
EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2016 – From Khasab, they will race out of the Straits of Hormuz, round the Musandam Peninsula and down the coast of the Sultanate of Oman to Sohar where they will be treated to a special rest day dedicated to Omani culture. ...
2015 IRC Australian Championship – Classic battles loom
By Lisa Ratcliff, ,
9:15 AM Wed 29 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 IRC Australian Championship – Owen had planned to contest the Flying 15 worlds in France instead, but health reasons made Race Week in the Whitsundays a more feasible option for the multiple Australian sailing champion who, along with his Local Hero crew, is a regular top three finisher and 2014 divisional winner. ...
The Gallon Trophy 2015 overall
By GBR International 14, ,
4:57 AM Wed 29 Jul 2015 GMT
The annual Gallon Trophy was much anticipated. Who would win the chance to fill the Hallon jug for the rest of us to put away? Who would win the most valuable 14 trophy (even heavier in silver than the PoW trophy!) ...
BIC Techno 293 European Championship 2015 - Day 1 + Video
By Patrik Pollak, ,
3:35 AM Wed 29 Jul 2015 GMT
Some events has a slow start, but not here in Liepaja. Organising was running like a Swiss clock and all was ready for start at 10 AM. Race committee did not hesitate to abandon the race when wind dropped. Three races for all fleets in mostly light aid conditions which allowed those who like light air to gain some advantage before strong wind days forecasted in the second half of the week. ...
Another Fiasco as Suckling eyes the prize at Airlie Beach Race Week
By Di Pearson, ,
2:40 AM Wed 29 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Airlie Beach Race Week - When Queenslander Damian Suckling hits the water with Another Fiasco at Airlie Beach Race Week in August, he will be happily swapping one style of sea life for another. ...
2015 International OK Dinghy World Championship - Storms opening day
By Robert Deaves, ,
2:20 AM Wed 29 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 International OK Dinghy World Championship - Bo Petersen (DEN) opened his 2015 OK Dinghy World title challenge with two race wins from two races after an epic day on the water in Puck, Poland. The 94 strong fleet had everything from three to thirty-three knots and hot sunshine to torrential rain. Jim Hunt (GBR) is second and Charlie Cumbley (GBR) is third. ...
2015 470 Junior World Championships - Day 3 + Video
By Icarus Sailing, ,
2:02 AM Wed 29 Jul 2015 GMT
Welcome back to Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city! A metropolis well known for its hospitality and world famous white tower! We join the first day of final series racing here at the 470 Junior World Championships, featuring 102 of the world’s best young 470 teams. In men’s gold fleet racing, the top 30 were set to cross swords, in the typical thermal breeze of 10 knots! ...
RYS Bicentenary International Regatta - Challenging Day 2
By RYS Bicentenary International Regatta, ,
1:36 AM Wed 29 Jul 2015 GMT
Would they, wouldn't they go racing this morning? There was anticipation as winds and sea state were still looking strong in the morning, following yesterday's cancellation at the Royal Yacht Squadron's Bicentenary International Regatta. But the call was made and racing was on, and it turned out to be a good decision. ...
Pantaenius WA IRC State Championship – A change of pace on day 4
By Susan Ghent, Fremantle ,
12:06 AM Wed 29 Jul 2015 GMT
Pantaenius Australia 2015 WA IRC State Championship – Ideal conditions for windward-leeward style racing was enjoyed by the fleet for race day number four. The Yachting WA event is being held in conjunction with Fremantle Sailing Club’s Valmadre Series. ...
2015 Osprey Nationals overall – Champions announced
By Alan Henderson, Highcliffe SC ,
11:35 PM Tue 28 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Osprey Nationals - New Osprey National Champions were crowned today, 26 July, at Highcliffe SC, after no racing was possible on the final day today. The Championship was decided on seven races, over three days of different wind strengths and directions, giving an excellent test for the 34 teams. ...
Auckland On Water Boat Show gets huge exhibitor support
By Kate Gordon-Smith, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland ,
6:55 PM Tue 28 Jul 2015 GMT
With more than 20 Kiwi trailer boat manufacturers and retailers, and over 70 large sailing yachts and motor launches, the unique mix of boats alongside a huge array of the latest inboard and outboard engines, marine electronics, fishing gear, kayaks, jetskis and safety equipment is what sets New Zealand’s largest on-water boat show running 24 to 27 September apart from all others. ...
Weta West Coast Championships - Full blast at the Wind Machine Gorge
By Jonathan Weston, Columbia Gorge River ,
4:47 PM Tue 28 Jul 2015 GMT
This year we used the 2015 Gorge Dinghy Invite to host our Weta West Coast Championships on July 24-26, making it a fair distance for our Seattle contingent since it is usually held in the Bay Area or last year, in Santa Barbara. While this made it difficult for the bulk of our fleet to make the 12-20 hour trek northward, those that made the haul were rewarded with everything Gorge had to offer. ...
Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week – It's a wrap
By Cowes Classics Week, ,
4:02 PM Tue 28 Jul 2015 GMT
The most triumphant win of the week at the Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week, which finished today, undoubtedly had to be that of the XOD class ...
Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week – Blustery action on day two
By Cowes Classics Week, ,
3:17 PM Tue 28 Jul 2015 GMT
Day two of the points series for the majority of the Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week classes got underway today in another good breeze. Once again it was down to the four committee boats spread across the north shore of the Solent to the east of Cowes to set windward-leeward courses, laying on two races for each class, with the exception of the Daring class which managed to put in three races. ...
Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week – Record XOD turnout on day 1
By Cowes Classics Week, ,
2:50 PM Tue 28 Jul 2015 GMT
Today’s opener of the series races of Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week 2015 could not have been in greater contrast to yesterday’s one-off and somewhat drizzly warm up race for the Trinity Cup, when the four-day event got off to a flying start in brisk winds and sunshine. ...
470 Junior Worlds – Light seabreeze arrives on Day 2 + Video
By Icarus Sailing Media, ,
2:22 PM Tue 28 Jul 2015 GMT
A little after 4 pm the local thermal sea breeze ('boukadoura') came in with an intensity of over six knots in the stunning gulf of Thermaikos, Greece, venue for the 2015 470 Junior World Championships. ...
Extreme Sailing Series – Sultanate of Oman faces new GC32 challenge
By Oman Sail, ,
2:04 PM Tue 28 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Extreme Sailing Series – Leigh McMillan’s triumphant Extreme 40 crew on The Wave, Muscat switch back to foils and move 100 kilometres north from Hamburg to Kiel in Germany this week for the third round of the Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour with high hopes for Sultanate of Oman to add a second crown to the 2015 honours board. ...
2015 SDYC Dutch Shoe Marathon overall
By San Diego Yacht Club, ,
1:54 PM Tue 28 Jul 2015 GMT
On July 17, Kelly Holthus led a parade of small white sails across the channel for the SDYC’s iconic Dutch Shoe Marathon ...
2015 RYA Zone and Home Country Championships preview
By RYA, ,
12:42 PM Tue 28 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 RYA Zone and Home Country Championships – These RYA ‘Regional Championship’ events for each zone are aimed at all sailors in local clubs under the age of 16 who are racing in the RYA classes (Optimist, Topper, RS Feva XL and Windsurfer). ...
2015 Airlie Beach Race Week – 100 boats entered
By Airlie Beach Race Week, ,
11:48 AM Tue 28 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Airlie Beach Race Week – Race Officials are ecstatic that the 100th entry milestone has been reached and are expecting more yachtsmen and women to sign up their vessels before Airlie Beach Race Week begins. ...
2015 Northwest Junior Travellers Trophy overall
By Winsford Flash Sailing, ,
10:55 AM Tue 28 Jul 2015 GMT
Winsford Flash SC welcomed 32 competitors to the Northwest Junior Travellers Trophy on Saturday 18 July 2015. It was great to see so many on the water, 26 in the handicap fleets and six sailing in Optimists, for this stage of the competition. It was also good to see a number of WFSC juniors taking part in their first ever event. ...
ISAF World Match Racing Tour - Williams starts as favourite in Poland
By WMRT, ,
9:32 AM Tue 28 Jul 2015 GMT
Reigning ISAF World Champion Ian Williams starts as favourite for the Energa Sopot Match Race, the fourth World Championship Event and Polish leg of the World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) which starts on Wednesday this week ...
2015 Transpac – Surprising results
By Transpacific Yacht Club, ,
9:11 AM Tue 28 Jul 2015 GMT
Boats from the two classes that symbolize Transpac more than any other have taken the top of the leaderboard in the 48th edition of biennial ocean racing classic. Local-based James McDowell on his Santa Cruz 70 Grand Illusion is at the top of the provisional results in overall ORR scoring, followed by Chuck Nichols racing the Andrews 70 Pyewacket, with Craig Reynolds's TP52 Bolt in third place. ...
Sailing at Chelmarsh gets £10,000 'Wow Factor' boost
By RYA, ,
5:37 AM Tue 28 Jul 2015 GMT
Chelmarsh Sailing Club is helping to lead a small boat racing revolution after being awarded a £10,000 Sport England Small Grant to invest in two brand new cutting-edge RS Aero boats. ...
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