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Dragon Edinburgh Cup 2012 - Big winds, big changes By Fiona Brown, 9:12 AM Sat 7 Jul 2012
The penultimate day of the 2012 Dragon Edinburgh Cup sponsored by Belfast Harbour brought big winds and big changes in the overall leader board. There was just one race to complete so the committee set a full two-mile beat and with the wind gusting up into the high 20s it was to be a day that would truly sort the men from the boys. ...[more]

U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship winners crowned By Jake Fish, 6:54 AM Sat 30 Jun 2012
The third and final day of the 2012 US Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship was dominated by light winds. The race committee attempted to get an early jump on the day to no avail, as the weather refused to cooperate. Yesterday’s leaders Allyson Donahue and Maddie Widmeier were crowned 2012 champs after finishing second last year. ...[more]

Dragon Edinburgh Cup 2011 day 1 - Russia leads By British Dragon Association, 12:09 PM Thu 14 Jul 2011
Dragon Edinburgh Cup 2011 day 1. Two cut and thrust races were completed in the sparkling conditions and by the end of the day Russia's Mikhail Muratov, sailing Murka 8 with Valentin Uvarkin and Vladimir Krutskikh had taken the overall lead. ...[more]

Melges 24 Volvo Cup victory for Little Wing By Elena Giolai, 6:25 AM Mon 11 Jul 2011
The fifth round of the Melges 24 Volvo Cup 2011 has come to a thrilling conclusion. Two races were sailed today totaling eight altogether. Apart from the first day, where there was no wind whatsoever, the three following days had identical weather conditions with the first race running under light winds of five to seven m/sec, and the course leaning to the left. ...[more]

Dragon East Coast Championship 2011 By Martin Makey, 5:02 AM Tue 7 Jun 2011
The Dragon East Coast Championship 2011 took place over a long weekend with racing run by Edwin Buckley, Kim Allen and their team of helpers. Three tight races were knocked out on the Saturday in a blustery south westerly. ...[more]

Guyader Grand Prix day 1 lead to Wieser By International Dragon Association, 5:49 AM Wed 4 May 2011
The fleet of the 77 Dragons registered with the Guyader Grand Prix entered the Bay of Douarnenez late this morning for the first day of the Grand Prix Dragon. ...[more]

ISAF Sailing World Cup Overall Standings after three regattas By ISAF, 3:56 AM Tue 12 Apr 2011
After three regattas in the ISAF Sailing World Cup series the world’s best sailors are leading the way in the Overall Standings. ...[more]

Melges 24 Worlds momentum builds ahead of May showdown By International Melges 24 Class Association, 5:00 AM Wed 9 Mar 2011
2011 Melges 24 World Championship will be hosted by Corpus Christi Yacht Club from 16-21 May. With two events now completed - Key West in January and the Miami Winter Regatta at Coconut Grove - Italy's Riccardo Simoneschi sailing Audi is leading the series overall. ...[more]

SB3 World Championship 2011 entries hit 120 By Katie Ashworth, 8:51 AM Thu 3 Mar 2011
Representatives from fourteen nations will compete in the SB3 World Championships at the Royal Torbay Yacht Club, UK. Entries come from as far afield as Australia and South Africa. Ireland, France, The Netherlands, Portugal, Greece, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Ukraine and Russia. ...[more]

Geographe Bay - We have breeze! By Bernie Kaaks, Busselton, WA , 9:57 PM Mon 28 Feb 2011
The IRC fleets reveled in a brisk south easterly of 15 to 18 knots this morning, sailing two windward leeward races back to back .Division 4 sailed on a performance handicap today on the same courses as the IRC boats. Limit scored first and fastest in both races, cutting out the journey in around 40 minutes each time on a course that was 1.6 nautical miles long. ...[more]

Crown Series 2011 Bellerive Regatta shared honours By Peter Campbell, 9:40 AM Sun 27 Feb 2011
Crown Series 2011 Bellerive Regatta - Bellerive yachtsmen Jeff Cordell and Hughie Lewis are sharing the top honours in Division 1 after day two of their club’s Crown Series 2011 Bellerive Regatta. ...[more]

Farr 45 Team Racing images from Ingrid Abery By Ingrid Abery images, 6:40 AM Wed 8 Sep 2010
Photographer Ingrid Abery sent this gallety of images from the Team Racing, in Farr 45s, on the Solent this week ...[more]

2010 Dragon Irish Championship - Perfect ending for Byrne By Irish Dragon Association, 3:54 PM Wed 28 Jul 2010
The Dragon fleets of the North and South of Ireland have always sailed as one and this is not the first time that the Dragon Irish Championship has been sailed in Cultra. ...[more]

Australia's newest Dragon yacht launched in Hobart By Peter Campbell, 8:56 AM Sun 21 Feb 2010
Australia's newest International Dragon class yacht Xanthos hit the water on the River Derwent christened by 90-year-old former Dragon sailor Edis Boyes ...[more]

Shetland Round Britain & Ireland 2010 - Large fleet signed up By Clare Gilbert, 8:30 AM Wed 10 Feb 2010
Shetland Round Britain & Ireland 2010 entry has now closed with fifty skippers signing up - the largest fleet for many years. The race has the support of many sailing greats including: Sir Robin Knox-Johnston; Steve Fosset and Pete Goss MBE. It is a truly global event with competitors taking part this year from Great Britain, France, Netherlands, Norway and Belgium. ...[more]

Australian Finn Championship 2010 Day 2 - New Zealand in the lead By BaldWIN Media, Sorrento , 12:44 PM Fri 8 Jan 2010
Australian Finn Championship 2010. After an hour wait for the breeze to steady long enough to lay a course, racing got underway at Sorrento Sailing Club. The fleet saw many different boats leading the chase during the light and shifty race but again it was the Kiwi, Nik Burfoot that took line honours followed by the young newcomer, Oliver Tweddell and in third was Western Australia's, Tim Castles. ...[more]

Dragon Australasian Championship - Tactics all important By Bernie Kaaks, Perth , 4:06 AM Thu 7 Jan 2010
What a sensational variety of conditions competitors have had to face in this year's Prince Philip Cup! The normally predictable Swan River weather promises easterlies in the mornings, followed by a south-west breeze affectionately known as the Fremantle Doctor for its delightful cooling properties. ...[more]

Dragon Australasian Championship Heat 2 - 'Puff' the Dragon winner By Bernie Kaaks, Perth , 4:54 PM Mon 4 Jan 2010
Richard Lynn on ‘Puff' made it two in row today with an all the way win in Race 2 of the Prince Philip Cup, the Dragons' Australasian Championship, held at the RFBYC in Perth, Western Australia. ...[more]

ICAP Leopard leads Rolex Middle Sea after night of attrition By Event Media, , 7:23 PM Sun 18 Oct 2009
After a fast passage across to Capo Passero and the southern tip of Sicily yesterday afternoon, so the Rolex Middle Sea Race launched first the sting from its tail as darkness closed last night. Whilst the leaders closed fast on the Strait of Messina, the smaller slower yachts experienced a night of squalls and rain as the front pushed through earlier than expected. ...[more]

Sydney maxi yacht tragedy - Saturday afternoon update from CYCA By Jennifer Crooks, 6:34 AM Sun 11 Oct 2009
This afternoon, Matt Allen, the Commodore of the CYCA held a press conference at the Club in Darling Point, announcing that the owner/skipper of PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Andrew Short and crew member Sally Gordon had perished when the 24.4 metre yacht hit rocks and ran aground at Flinders Islet at approximately 0255 hours this morning. ...[more]

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