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Bermuda by the Stars Bermuda by the Stars Celestial Navigation Classification within Marion Bermuda Race The Marion Bermuda Race is the only US East coast offshore race which features a Celestial Navigation Classification with appropriate time credits. It is the only one that offers prizes for yachts that sail by the stars. by Marion Bermuda Media Posted today at 1:57 pm A prestigious patron, top billing A prestigious patron, top billing At Les Voiles de St. Barth 2017 Tick-tock, tick-tock... There is now less than a month to go until the 8th edition of Les Voiles de Saint-Barth kicks off. To date, no fewer than 63 crews have signed up for the event, which augurs well for an exceptional vintage. by Gaia Coretti Posted today at 1:42 pm National pride at stake in The Nations Trophy National pride at stake in The Nations Trophy Launched by Nautor's Swan The Nations Trophy has been launched by its founder, Nautor's Swan, with the fundamental commitment to revitalize the concept of competition between nations. by The Nations Trophy Posted today at 12:12 pm Volvo GJW Direct Topper National Series 3 Volvo GJW Direct Topper National Series 3 136 helms race at Carsington For the second National Series event running the weather forecast throughout the week leading up to the event suggested that the wind conditions could be un-sailable on both days. by Chris Woodard Posted today at 9:17 am St. Thomas International Regatta day 2 St. Thomas International Regatta day 2 Rock & Roll Time The St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR) proved its reputation as the 'Crown Jewel of Caribbean Yacht Racing' by superbly delivering on its signature mix of round the rocks and round the buoy courses on the event's second day of competition. by Carol Bareuther Posted today at 7:12 am Jack Tar Auckland Regatta overall Jack Tar Auckland Regatta overall Wet and windy day final day If you were out on the course today it would have been hard to take your eye off the Division A TP52's battling out off Browns Island, with the supreme conditions ensuring these guys were sending it up and down the course in spectacular fashion. by Andrew Delves Posted today at 6:59 am Lanzarote to host the 2017 final Lanzarote to host the 2017 final In the RC44 Championship Tour The RC44 Class Association has confirmed Arrecife, Lanzarote, as host for the final regatta of the 2017 RC44 Championship Tour in partnership with Calero Marinas. by RC44 Class Association Posted on 25 Mar Match Cup Australia in Perth overall Match Cup Australia in Perth overall Phil Robertson shows how it's done New Zealand's Phil Robertson, the reigning world champion, made it look easy as he cruised to a 3–0 victory in the final of the Match Cup Australia, beating local skipper Matt Jerwood. by John Roberson Posted on 25 Mar 2017 Extreme Sailing Series™ TV Series 2017 Extreme Sailing Series™ TV Series Episode 1, Muscat, Oman The season opener of the 2017 Extreme Sailing Series™ saw four days of heated battle in Muscat, Oman, with multiple lead changes and plenty of drama, before SAP Extreme Sailing Team emerged champions of Act 1. by Extreme Sailing Series Posted on 25 Mar Royal Southampton Yacht Club steps aboard Royal Southampton Yacht Club steps aboard For Southampton Sailing Week The Royal Southampton Yacht Club is throwing its support behind the first ever Southampton Sailing Week (May 24 to 29) as official race organiser. by Laura Downton Posted on 25 Mar RS600 Series set to start at Bough Beech RS600 Series set to start at Bough Beech Racing on 1st April... it's no joke! It's no joke, the first event of this year's RS600 series takes place on Saturday April 1st at Bough Beech SC down in Kent. by Lee Bratley Posted on 25 Mar The 2016-2017 Vendée Globe The 2016-2017 Vendée Globe A hugely popular event and media success The results of the 2016-2017 Vendée Globe show huge increases everywhere: many more people attending the event, unprecedented media coverage and feedback nd a record level of international coverage. by Vendee Globe Posted on 25 Mar Australian Yachting Championship day 3 Australian Yachting Championship day 3 Short course races impact leaderboard Conditions lightened off for day three of the 2017 Australian Yachting Championships when the near 200 sailors ventured out of the Heads for the second last day of racing for the regatta. by Jane Gordon, Australian Sailing Posted on 25 Mar Beat the Price Increase at TridentUK Beat the Price Increase at TridentUK Trolley prices going up on 1st April From April the 1st due to increased material and manufacturing costs TridentUK have unfortunately been forced to increase our trolley prices. by TridentUK Posted on 25 Mar Harken 29er GP at Pwllheli Harken 29er GP at Pwllheli Windy and bumpy Racing in Pwllheli got underway in great conditions with a decent 12 to 18 knots and some nice waves. With a big forecast for the Sunday, the Race Officer decided to try and get in five races - a real challenge given the lively conditions. by Fin Armstrong Posted on 25 Mar St. Thomas International Regatta day 1 St. Thomas International Regatta day 1 Cat's paw calm to 20+ knots Nearly cat's paw calm in the morning combined with typical Caribbean tradewinds gusting to 20-plus knots in the afternoon provided something for everyone during the first day's racing to the Charlotte Amalie harbour and back. by Carol Bareuther Posted on 25 Mar Jack Tar Auckland Regatta day 2 Jack Tar Auckland Regatta day 2 Wait for the wind sets up a great afternoon Waiting for the wind was the story of the morning again on Day Two of the Jack Tar Auckland Regatta, but as yesterday showed us, it was worth the wait with a nice breeze filling in and setting up a great afternoon of racing across all divisions. by Andrew Delves Posted on 25 Mar Mustang Tuesday Sailing at Fleetwood Mustang Tuesday Sailing at Fleetwood Giving it a whirl on a windy day Many will remember I had a couple of visits to Fleetwood's Tuesday RC Mustang sailing yachts last year. Well now I've gone and got myself one. Last Tuesday looked an ideal day to give it a whirl, as I tend to like the windy days. by Tony Wilson Posted on 24 Mar Anode Supplies introduce new offer Anode Supplies introduce new offer For RYA members RYA member reward partners, Anode Supplies, are extending their RYA member offer to include Boero Mistral Antifouling alongside their range of sacrificial anodes. by Emma Slater Posted on 24 Mar Flying into the weekend with Land Rover BAR! Flying into the weekend with Land Rover BAR! Action from the British America's Cup Team in Bermuda WARNING: The following video contains scenes that may contain increased heart rate. British America's Cup Team Land Rover BAR flying into the weekend! by Land Rover BAR Posted on 24 Mar RS Aero Noble Marine Spring Championships RS Aero Noble Marine Spring Championships At Island Barn Reservoir on Saturday Spring is certainly here with mild temperatures and refreshingly fresh breezes and this Saturday's RS Aero Noble Marine UK Spring Championships is also the final event of the RS Aero UK Winter Series. by RS Aero UK Class Association Posted on 24 Mar Young sisters in Neil Pryde Young sisters in Neil Pryde Taking the Laser classes by storm Two sisters are taking the Laser 4.7 and Laser Radial classes by storm – with a little help from Neil Pryde Sailing, their official sailing kit supplier. by Marina Johnson Posted on 24 Mar RS200s at Bristol Corinthian RS200s at Bristol Corinthian 2ndhandinghies.com SW Ugly Tour kicks off The eagerly anticipated first event of the 2017 RS200 SW Ugly Tour, sponsored by www.2ndhanddinghies.com, kicked of with quite a bang on Super Saturday. by John Teague Posted on 24 Mar Gul B14 TT Series kicks off this weekend Gul B14 TT Series kicks off this weekend At Rutland Sailing Club The GUL B14 TT series kicks off this weekend at Rutland Sailing Club. The forecast is for some sun and NE force 3–4. by Mark Barnes Posted on 24 Mar Selden's new jib halyard turning block Selden's new jib halyard turning block Handling the load on 1:1 systems A number of classes, including the Fireball and Flying Fifteen, have moved from 2:1 jib halyards to 1:1 systems. The reasoning behind this has been weight and windage, but it has doubled the load on the turning block in the mast. by Mark Jardine Posted on 24 Mar Match Cup Australia in Perth day 5 Match Cup Australia in Perth day 5 Western Australian Bonanza Local skipper Matt Jerwood certainly overplayed the anxiety card on his way to becoming the third Western Australian skipper to make it through to the semi-finals of Match Cup Australia, the first event on the 2017 World Match Racing Tour. by John Roberson Posted on 24 Mar Marine Resources job updates Marine Resources job updates The latest jobs in the marine industry Marine Resources specialises in filling job vacancies within the Leisure Marine Industry. We have a variety of recruitment services to suit all types of marine employer. by Marine Resources Posted on 24 Mar Round the Rocks Race Round the Rocks Race St. Thomas International Regatta kicks off tomorrow Twenty-three boats took their start this morning on a 21-nautical mile course that circumnavigated the U.S. Virgin Island of St. John counter clockwise in the Round the Rocks Race. by Carol Bareuther Posted on 24 Mar Australian Yachting Championship day 2 Australian Yachting Championship day 2 Tricky conditions continue Yesterday's breeze settled overnight leaving a confused sea state and 5 to 8 knots for day two of the Australian Yachting Championship. Similar to yesterday, today's racing consisted of a 19nm passage race to Coogee Beach and back. by Jane Gordon, Australian Sailing Posted on 24 Mar Jack Tar Auckland Regatta day 1 Jack Tar Auckland Regatta day 1 Trans-Tasman battle in the Pacific Keelboat Challenge The Pacific Keelboat Challenge, again part of this year's exciting Jack Tar Auckland Regatta, is an all Trans-Tasman affair in 2017 with teams from both New Zealand and Australia battling it out in the MRX fleet on the water off Rangitoto Island. by Andrew Delves Posted on 24 Mar Familiar look to 2017 NZL Sailing Team Familiar look to 2017 NZL Sailing Team Eleven of the 12 Rio 2016 competitors return The majority of one of the most successful sailing teams in New Zealand Olympic history have been named in the 2017 NZL Sailing Team. by Michael Brown, Yachting New Zealand Posted on 23 Mar Finns at Alton Water Finns at Alton Water 2017 Travellers' Series underway Alton Water sailing club, near Ipswich, welcomed 30 Finn sailors for the first event of the British Finn Association 2017 Travellers' Series. by Simon Percival Posted on 23 Mar Get to know Iain Murray and the ACRM Get to know Iain Murray and the ACRM Regatta Director of the 35th America's Cup Intense competition is right at the heart of the America's Cup. Throughout its 166 year history the rivalries between owners, skippers, crews, yacht clubs, fans and nations have been some of the most intriguing facets of the competition. by 35th America's Cup Posted on 23 Mar What's new for 2017 season What's new for 2017 season Some major upgrades at Ocean Elements resorts This Summer Ocean Elements has a raft of new and exciting sailing and watersports activities at its resorts and hotels in Greece. by Emma Trueman Posted on 23 Mar Leigh & Lowton Tipsy Icicle Series overall Leigh & Lowton Tipsy Icicle Series overall 48 boats take to the water on the final day The final weekend of the Tipsy Icicle series at Leigh & Lowton sailing club and competitors were pleased to find we did not have the big winds forecast that the rest of the country seemed to have to endure. by Paul Heath Posted on 23 Mar Phantom at Island Barn on Saturday Phantom at Island Barn on Saturday For Optimum Time Southern Travellers Series round 2 After licking our wounds from the Wimbleball open and Beastie last week we head off to Island Barn SC for the second Phantom open of the new season, for a joint event with our rivals in the Eastern region. by Ivan Walsh Posted on 23 Mar
Beat the Price Increase at TridentUKFrom April the 1st due to increased material and manufacturing costs TridentUK have unfortunately been forced to increase our trolley prices.Selden's new jib halyard turning blockA number of classes, including the Fireball and Flying Fifteen, have moved from 2:1 jib halyards to 1:1 systems. The reasoning behind this has been weight and windage, but it has doubled the load on the turning block in the mast.Anode Supplies introduce new offerRYA member reward partners, Anode Supplies, are extending their RYA member offer to include Boero Mistral Antifouling alongside their range of sacrificial anodes.Gul and sailing event sponsorshipWe spoke to Mike Pickering at Gul Watersports about the events and sailors that they sponsor, why these partnerships are of benefit to the company, how prizes should be divided up in a fleet, and what the most important aspect of an event is to Gul.Young sisters in Neil PrydeTwo sisters are taking the Laser 4.7 and Laser Radial classes by storm – with a little help from Neil Pryde Sailing, their official sailing kit supplier.Getting your kids into sailing?By far the best way of increasing sailing participation is to get kids hooked on the sport. While we all know that sailing can be such an enjoyable pastime, persuading our own children of this can sometimes be a tricky task.Marine Resources job updatesMarine Resources specialises in filling job vacancies within the Leisure Marine Industry. We have a variety of recruitment services to suit all types of marine employer. We speak to Mark Lee of CraftinsureWe spoke to Mark Lee about his own sailing and the story of starting Craftinsure, the marine insurance company which pioneered 'boat insurance at the touch of a button', when the internet was still in its infancy compared to what it is today.What's new for 2017 seasonThis Summer Ocean Elements has a raft of new and exciting sailing and watersports activities at its resorts and hotels in Greece.Squibs, Skiffs and IllusionsWe spoke to Jack Grogan about how he first got into sailing, the life-long friends that has provided, his 18ft Skiff and Squib sailing, his role at Hyde Sails in the burgeoning covers and accessories department and the upcoming Illusion nationals.Sunsail announces series sponsorshipFor the first time, sailors from British universities will have the chance to be crowned ultimate university champions and compete for a brand new championship series trophy, the Sunsail University Club Championship.All-change for Solva Sailing ClubSolva Sailing Club is a tiny club which aims to encourage more people, particularly youngsters, to take up sailing. They are based in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, surrounded by some of the most beautiful and unspoilt coastal waters in the UK.