Upturned hull spotted in Indian Ocean, may be missing SA catamaran
By Giordano Stolley, News24, ,
11:32 AM Fri 29 May 2015 GMT
Nearly four months after contact was lost with the three-man South African crew of a catamaran in the Indian Ocean, an upturned catamaran has been sighted in the Indian Ocean. ...
Samui Regatta 2015 - down to the wire after a tough Day 4
By Event Media, Phuket ,
9:24 AM Fri 29 May 2015 GMT
The fleet lined up for a two-race schedule on Day 4 of the 2015 Samui Regatta, but the Wind Gods had other ideas. A short delay while the breeze filled in and Ross Chisholm got IRC Zero off first only to abandon the race soon after following a significant wind shift. ...
Pantaenius Insurance – How good does it get?
By John Curnow, ,
8:55 AM Fri 29 May 2015 GMT
Insurance may not be the buzzword. There is not unobtanium for keels, spinach enhanced sails or hulls of cut diamond and vibranium fuel cells powering arc reactors to rave on about. No. It is numbers, facts, risk and documentation. Boring? No. Quite the contrary if you happen to have put your boat up on a reef or Hughie blows it off its mooring, smashes her through everything in sight... ...
Four weeks to go for C. Thomas Clagett Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta
By Sam Crichton, ,
4:57 AM Fri 29 May 2015 GMT
2015 C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta - In four weeks time, sailors from across the USA, Canada and the US Virgin Islands will be converging on Newport RI to take part in the 13th annual C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta. The Clagett, as it is commonly known, is a must do event on the disabled sailing calendar for North America. ...
2015 Finn World Masters - Krutskikh has extended his lead
By Robert Deaves, ,
3:34 AM Fri 29 May 2015 GMT
Vladimir Krutskikh (RUS) has extended his lead at the Finn World Masters in Kavala, Greece to six points after the hardest day's sailing many here can remember. Yuri Tokovoi (UKR) and Martijn Van Muyden (NED) are on equal points in second and third, but anyone in the top seven can win a medal, and anyone in the top five can take the title. There is still a lot to play for in Kavala. ...
Lifejackets help save lives during safety campaign
By Transport Roads and Maritime Services, ,
2:56 AM Fri 29 May 2015 GMT
The importance of wearing a lifejacket while crossing a coastal bar was demonstrated during the final Roads and Maritime Services statewide boating safety and education campaign for the 2014-15 boating season. ...
New Privilège Serie 6 a revolution in multihull design
By Kate Elkington, ,
2:38 AM Fri 29 May 2015 GMT
Privilege Marine has just launched the exciting new Privilège Serie 6 catamaran, which is revolutionising multihull design and performance. ...
2015 Airlie Beach Race Week - 70 days and counting!
By Airlie Beach Race Week, ,
2:25 AM Fri 29 May 2015 GMT
With 70 days to go and entries now at 42, it is looking very positive for another record breaking year of entries with 130 plus boats expected. The IRC and Sports Boat divisions are both seeing a higher level of entries compared with last year, with six entries in Sports Boats and 10 in the IRC divisions to date. ...
Two veterans of Fremantle to Bali Race arrive just 15 minutes apart
By Jayllee Carter and Oakridge Communication Group, ,
2:02 AM Fri 29 May 2015 GMT
2015 Fremantle to Bali Race and Rally - Two veterans of the Wonderful Indonesia Fremantle to Bali Race and Rally, Sue Sea and Mustang Sally arrived in Bali within fifteen minutes of each other today (Thursday) with skippers and crew of both yachts elated by the sail and the allure of the island. ...
2015 Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour – Impossibly close opening day
By Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour, ,
10:01 PM Thu 28 May 2015 GMT
2015 Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour – When it looked like no racing would be possible, in fact four races were held on Lake Traunsee, Austria on the opening day of the Austria Cup. Conditions were light, but enough to allow the one design GC32s at times to foil fully-airborne, occasionally sailing at speeds approaching three times that of the wind ...
Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour - Superb opening day for Sultanate of Oman
By Oman Sail, ,
9:44 PM Thu 28 May 2015 GMT
2015 Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour - Oman Sail’s new GC32 “Sultanate of Oman”, supported by the Ministry of Tourism of Oman and EFG Bank Monaco, had a magnificent first day of racing in Austria at the inaugural racing tour. ...
Sperry Women's College Sailing National Championship - Final day
By Jennifer Mitchell, Newport, RI ,
6:37 PM Thu 28 May 2015 GMT
Today was the last day of racing for the Sperry Women’s National Championship on Narragansett Bay co-hosted by Brown University, Salve Regina University and the New York Yacht Club. Eighteen women’s collegiate teams raced for the Gerald C. Miller Trophy and Yale University came away with the win. ...
Solitaire du Figaro – Une Solitaire au-delà des frontières
By rivacom.fr, ,
5:14 PM Thu 28 May 2015 GMT
Rarement La Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard cachemire n’a accueilli autant de marins en provenance de pays voisins ! Parmi la flotte des 40 bateaux amarrés au cœur de la ville de Bordeaux ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Walker's get-out-of-jail card
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
4:02 PM Thu 28 May 2015 GMT
For a man whose boat finished only fifth in the transatlantic leg seven of the Volvo Ocean Race, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing skipper Ian Walker was sporting a surprisingly large smile on Thursday ...
2015 Normandy Channel Race – Day 4 – Express rides back to Normandy
By Kate Jennings, ,
3:39 PM Thu 28 May 2015 GMT
The Normandy Channel Race always has a few surprises up its sleeve. At 10:05GMT this morning, 12 miles to the south-east of Fastnet, Bretagne - Crédit Mutuel and Carac - Advanced Energies crossed paths ...
America's Cup announces title sponsor
By Sara Gottman, ,
3:11 PM Thu 28 May 2015 GMT
Louis Vuitton’s longest standing partnership is one that over the years, has become synonymous with audacious endeavors and a quest for excellence. ...
Farr 40 West Coast Champs - Estate Master makes strong move on Day 2
By Tink Chambers, Cabrillo Beach ,
3:11 PM Thu 28 May 2015 GMT
Quantum Sail Design Group Day at the Farr 40 West Coast Championship proved quite interesting. Principal race officer Peter Reggio held the 15-boat fleet at the dock for an hour then delayed for another hour out on the water waiting for the sea breeze to fill in. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - 家人的支持 水手的力量
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
1:44 PM Thu 28 May 2015 GMT
BIC Techno 293 European Championship 2015 video preview
By Patrik Pollak, ,
1:29 PM Thu 28 May 2015 GMT
BIC Techno 293 European Championship 2015 — City where the wind was born Liepaja will host European Championship in worlds biggest windsurfing class BIC TECHNO 293 OD. ...
2015 Kieler Woche — Five days left for early entry fee
By segler-zeitung.de, ,
1:16 PM Thu 28 May 2015 GMT
2015 Kieler Woche — The largest sailing event of the year is at the ready. From today on sailors only have five days left to enter with the early entry fee. Kieler Woche is taking place from 20 to 28 June in Kiel. ...
2015 Normandy Channel Race — Day 4
By Kate Jennings, ,
1:01 PM Thu 28 May 2015 GMT
Normandy Channel Race — Having rounded the Irish lighthouse of Tuskar Rock early afternoon yesterday, a ‘holy grail’ that proved very difficult to reach for certain skippers, the fleet of Class 40s has been wending its way along the Irish coast towards Fastnet some 150 miles down the racetrack. ...
2015 Coutts Quarter Ton Cup — Entry open
By RORC Incorporating RCYC, ,
12:48 PM Thu 28 May 2015 GMT
The Royal Ocean Racing Club incorporating the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club will host the 2015 edition of the Coutts Quarter Ton Cup from Wednesday 8 to Friday 10 July. The revival Quarter Ton Class continues to go from strength to strength with a number of new boats and new owners joining the fleet for this eleventh edition of the regatta. ...
2015 Pensacola a La Habana— Preliminary announcement of rally and race
By Talbot Wilson, ,
12:06 PM Thu 28 May 2015 GMT
2015 Pensacola a La Habana — The Pensacola Yacht Club gives preliminary notice of an offshore rally and race from Pensacola, Florida in October, 2015 to the Hemingway International Yacht Club near Havana, Cuba. ...
2015 Etchells RYS Sir Kenneth Preston Regatta overall
By David Franks, ,
11:56 AM Thu 28 May 2015 GMT
The 21st Regatta for Sir Kenneth Preston Trophy held on the 23rd and 24th of May was won by Shaun Frohlich, David Bedford and Duncan Truswell sailing Exabyte in the seventeen boat Fleet. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary - May 28 - Confused Greek tragedy
By Collinson FX, ,
11:33 AM Thu 28 May 2015 GMT
The Greeks announced a deal was 'imminent' although this was refuted by the EC. Confusion reigns supreme, as is the norm, with the Greek tragedy. Emergency funds are being made available to the Greek Government with compromise likely to avoid a Greek withdrawal from the EC. ...
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