Sydney Harbour yachting season kicks off
By Peter Campbell, ,
1:52 PM Sat 5 Sep 2015 GMT
Australia’s senior yacht club, the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron began its 153rd season of summer racing on Sydney Harbour today, introducing another huge season of sailing on this grand waterway. ...
Death on Clipper yacht - Sailor killed during reefing incident
By Rob Kothe & the Sail-World Team, ,
12:13 PM Sat 5 Sep 2015 GMT
In the 20 year history of the Clipper Round the World Race there has never been a fatality until now.
The Clipper organisers release this statement today. ...
Rio 2016 - German 49er sailor has multi resistant bacteria confirmed
By Richard Gladwell, ,
10:53 AM Sat 5 Sep 2015 GMT
Bronze medalist in the 49er class at the Pre-Olympic Test event in Rio de Janeiro, Erik Heil, has had his infection with a multi resistant bacteria (MRSA) confirmed by lab analysis in the Charité of Berlin. ...
The IMOCAs continue their season in Port-la-Forêt
By Vendée Globe, ,
9:57 AM Sat 5 Sep 2015 GMT
Just a fortnight or so after the conclusion of the Rolex Fastnet Race, seven boats are beginning a four-day training session at the Finistère Ocean Racing Training Centre in Port-la-Forêt today. Three new 60-foot boats will be able to find out how they measure up against some of the leading boats from the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe generation. ...
2015 Bridge to Bridge Race - Video highlights
By Christophe Favreau, ,
9:18 AM Sat 5 Sep 2015 GMT
Christophe Favreau catches all the action from 2015 Bridge to Bridge Race. ...
Images from San Francisco - 18ft Skiff International - Final day
By John Navas, San Francisco, USA ,
6:17 AM Sat 5 Sep 2015 GMT
San Francisco based photographer and videographer, John Navas captured these images from the final day of the 18ft Skiff International sailed in San Francisco.
The regatta was sailed in the renowned San Francisco breeze, with the New Zealand skiff Yamaha taking the title ...
New 18ft Skiffs on the way for 2015-2016 season
By Frank Quealey, ,
2:54 AM Sat 5 Sep 2015 GMT
You know the Australian summer sailing season is not far away when the first of the new 18ft Skiff hulls emerges from the Van Munster Boatbuilders factory at Morriset, on the Central Coast north of Sydney. ...
New format to challenge 14-Mile Bank Racers this October
By NOSA Communications, ,
2:32 AM Sat 5 Sep 2015 GMT
Officials with the Newport Ocean Sailing Association have announced that the 14-Mile Bank Race October three will be held in pursuit format and that the addition of a shorter tandem course will raise the level of competition to the race that is for many the last distance contest of the year. ...
International 18Ft Skiff Regatta - Action images from San Francisco
By Pressure-drop.us, ,
2:11 AM Sat 5 Sep 2015 GMT
Action images, a selection from Friday's International 18's Finale! They seldom disappoint and this year was no exception. ...
Movin' and Shakin' at 2015 Audi Melges 20 European Championship
By Joy Dunigan, ,
1:48 AM Sat 5 Sep 2015 GMT
Four additional races were held on Day Two of the 2015 European Championship/Audi-Tron Sailing Series Act 5 organized by B.Plan Sport and Events (BPSE) in cooperation with Melges Europe, bringing the number of completed heats to eight. Leading the thirty-two strong fleet by a substantial twenty points, Dario Levi's Fremito D'Arja delivered a crushing performance ...
2015 M32 Series - Rahm Racing like a rocket to the top in Helsinki
By M32 Series, ,
1:28 AM Sat 5 Sep 2015 GMT
The Hernesaari racecourse in Helsinki was in a better shape this Friday. With a steady breeze from southwest and under a pleasant sun the conditions were close to perfect. ...
The remarkable story of a Jockey Pole lost in the 2005 Transpac
By Ben Gladwell, Southern Spars, ,
11:19 PM Fri 4 Sep 2015 GMT
In 2005, Hamish Purdy participated in the Transpac on the TP52 Braveheart. About 250 miles from Honolulu, during a night time gybe, the jockey pole was lost overboard. Hamish was standing beside the mast and saw it go over the side. ...
2015 Perini Navi Cup – Rosehearty rides high in race 2
By Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, ,
5:33 PM Fri 4 Sep 2015 GMT
The majestic fleet of Perini Navi superyachts gathered in Porto Cervo took to the waters of the Costa Smeralda once again this morning for race two of the Italian shipyard's biennial regatta and 'family gathering'. Racing in the event, organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, will conclude tomorrow, Saturday 5th September. ...
2015 Perini Navi Cup – More day 2 images by Studio Borlenghi
By Studio Borlenghi, ,
5:25 PM Fri 4 Sep 2015 GMT
2015 Perini Navi Cup – More day 2 images by Studio Borlenghi ...
2015 Perini Navi Cup – Day 2 images by Studio Borlenghi
By Studio Borlenghi, ,
5:18 PM Fri 4 Sep 2015 GMT
2015 Perini Navi Cup – Day 2 images by Studio Borlenghi ...
2015 Ronstan Bridge to Bridge overall + Videos
By Erik Simonson, ,
4:10 PM Fri 4 Sep 2015 GMT
2015 Ronstan Bridge to Bridge – 'Come for the fizz, work through the fizzle'. 31 Foiling Kiteboard, seven foiling kites, 11 formula and foiling windsurfers, 10 Eighteen foot skiffs and five boat menagerie that included the classic 65' Spencer. ...
San Francisco Skiff International - Video Day 2 and Bridge to Bridge
By Sail-World.com NZL, ,
2:08 PM Fri 4 Sep 2015 GMT
Christophe Favreau catches all the action from Day 2 pf the International Skiff Regatta San Francisco and the annual Bridge to Bridge, sailed on San Francisco Bay.
'It was no doubt, the most challenging, difficult Skiff sailing I have ever encountered' Lamented veteran local skiff sailor Daniel Roberts, skipper of Notorious P.I.G., a well loved, vintage 18' ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary - Sep 4 - AUD in tenuous state
By Collinson FX, ,
1:23 PM Fri 4 Sep 2015 GMT
The tenuous state of the AUD failed to deter the NZD, which jumped towards 0.6400, and stretched the cross rate. Commodities are mixed and daily economic data will drive currencies in the lead up to the all-important Fed decision mid September. ...
J24 Worlds – Chris Howell presents more Day 3 images
By Chris Howell, ,
1:00 PM Fri 4 Sep 2015 GMT
2015 J24 World Championship – Chris Howell presents more Day 3 images ...
J24 Worlds – Chris Howell presents Day 3 images
By Chris Howell, ,
12:53 PM Fri 4 Sep 2015 GMT
J24 Worldsp – Chris Howell presents Day 3 images ...
Doyle Sails appoint former Oracle and Team NZ designer to Stratis Team
By Sail-World.com NZL, ,
11:47 AM Fri 4 Sep 2015 GMT
Research and development around new and existing sailing technologies has always been at the core of the Doyle Sails New Zealand operation. Now, the company’s R&D department has been furthered strengthened with the appointment of David Le Pelley as Stratis Research & Development Manager. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – Leaving the Bay of Biscay
By The Clipper Race, ,
11:31 AM Fri 4 Sep 2015 GMT
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – Some variable winds yesterday have built this morning and 20 knots, gusting to 35 knots of wind, is ensuring the fleet continues to make good racing progress. ...
2015 Rolex Sydney Hobart Race - Ken Read confirms Comanche's return
By Nic Douglass, ,
10:20 AM Fri 4 Sep 2015 GMT
Comanche skipper Ken Read has confirmed that the supermaxi Comanche will return for the 2015 Rolex Sydney Hobart. Read spoke with Adventures of a Sailor Girl's Nic Douglass and confirmed that the Jim and Kirsty Heinz-Clark supermaxi will be back to have another crack at Wild Oats XI and the other top supermaxis in this year's Hobart classic ...
2015 Australian 470 Nationals announced
By ISAF Sailing World Cup - Media, ,
9:38 AM Fri 4 Sep 2015 GMT
The Australian 470 Class has hit a home run with the announcement of the 2015-16 Australian 470 Nationals securing the St Kilda Precinct as their racing grounds from December 5 – 7. ...
2015 -16 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Sewing finished!
By Diane Reid, ,
8:12 AM Fri 4 Sep 2015 GMT
The sewing is finished! Our sail repair team has grown in numbers. Alex Laline and Nigel Odling recruited Debbie Spicer and Chris Geary to the sewing task to give them a break and even the Skipper pitched in on a little sewing to get the job done. ...
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