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New Eric Twiname XS RIB at RYA Dinghy Show New Eric Twiname XS RIB at RYA Dinghy ShowYamaha have been supporting the Eric Twiname Trust since 1993The RYA Dinghy Show 2018, presented by Suzuki in association with Yachts & Yachting and Gill, (03-04 March, Alexandra Palace, London) will see the unveiling of the new Eric Twiname XS RIB on the Yamaha Motor UK stand (G28).by Emma Slater / RYA Posted 23 Feb 15:29 GMT SAP extends Extreme Sailing Series™ sponsorship SAP extends Extreme Sailing Series™ sponsorshipRenewal will see the partnership reach a decadeOC Sport, owner and organiser of the Extreme Sailing Series™, is thrilled to announce an extension of their technology sponsorship with German software giant SAP, for a further four years.by Extreme Sailing Series Posted 23 Feb 13:48 GMT Ilovesailing Calendar goes black and white Ilovesailing Calendar goes black and whiteIlovesailing calendar competition proved extremely successful with thousands of sailing enthusiastsThe Ilovesailing calendar competition has proved extremely successful with thousands of sailing enthusiasts and amateur and professional photographers sharing their favourite sailing photos in the hope of claiming a spot on the calendar.by Emma Slater, RYA Posted 23 Feb 12:42 GMT Alton Water Frostbite Series day 7 Alton Water Frostbite Series day 7Light breeze but still better than watching footballOver the nine weeks of this series we have experienced a wide range of conditions and week 7 balanced the previous windy weeks with a light southerly breeze, which increased just enough from the calm start to the day to make two races possible.by Jenny Pavey Posted 23 Feb 12:27 GMT Schweppes Viper Worlds at Perth overall Schweppes Viper Worlds at Perth overallAnother family world titleThe Jerwood/de Vries family combination is well known at Australian Sailing headquarters, where Nia Jerwood and Monique de Vries are Australian representatives in the 470 class. This time it is their parents in the spotlight.by Bernie Kaaks Posted 23 Feb 11:46 GMT B14 GUL Sponsorship and 2018 B14 GUL Sponsorship and 2018Staying as TT and Nationals title sponsorAfter a successful 2017 season for both the B14 class and their title sponsor during 2018, Gul is to continue as the class TT Series and as Nationals title sponsor for 2018 with many prizes available to all levels in the fleet throughout the year.by Mark Barnes Posted 23 Feb 11:05 GMT Kent and Rye Harbour sailor wins Kent and Rye Harbour sailor winsRYA Regional Youth Champion AwardScott Wilkinson from Tenterden, Kent, a member of Rye Harbour Sailing Club, is one of ten promising young sailors from across the UK revealed as the winners of the RYA Regional Youth Champion Awards.by Michael Haigh Posted 23 Feb 10:49 GMT Introducing the new Pro Range from Gill Introducing the new Pro Range from GillUpgrade your performance, upgrade your lookWhen you need to take your performance to the next level. When you need the extra edge. When you need to look the best. The new Pro Range from Gill has the advanced technical features you need whilst out on the water.by Gill Posted 23 Feb 08:30 GMT RORC Caribbean 600: Vive la France! RORC Caribbean 600: Vive la France!Catherine Pourre, racing Eärendil has won the Class40 divisionFrench skipper Catherine Pourre, racing Eärendil has won the Class40 division for the RORC Caribbean 600, setting a new record for the 600-mile race around 11 Caribbean islands.by Louay Habib Posted 23 Feb 05:55 GMT St Martin returns in style St Martin returns in styleIsland almost restored to its former gloryAt the beginning of this month our St Martin base reopened as the country continued the recovery after Hurricane Irma. The island has almost been restored to its former glory and the sailing conditions are as good as ever.by Sunsail Posted 22 Feb 22:19 GMT RORC Caribbean 600 day 3 RORC Caribbean 600 day 3High winds and mighty seas continued for third day of RORC Caribbean 600High winds and mighty seas continued for the third day of the 2018 RORC Caribbean 600. Eight teams have finished the race and 34 yachts have now officially retired, with 40 teams still racing.by Louay Habib Posted 22 Feb 22:08 GMT Flying Phantom Series set for take-off in 2018 Flying Phantom Series set for take-off in 2018The Phantoms are smaller and lighter than the GC32s that race in the Extreme Sailing Series.Following a highly successful first year, the Flying Phantom Series is set to lift-off alongside the Extreme Sailing Series™ once again in 2018, providing even more high-speed racing for fans around the world.by Extreme Sailing Series Posted 22 Feb 18:47 GMT PSP Logistics celebrates first Clipper Race win PSP Logistics celebrates first Clipper Race winPSP Logistics claims a maiden win and fourth podiumPSP Logistics, Skippered by British sailor Matt Mitchell, has marked the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race's first visit to Sanya in China by claiming a maiden win and fourth podium of the 2017-18 edition of the race.by Morgan Kasmarik Posted 22 Feb 15:38 GMT Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 Day 16 Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 Day 16Dee Caffari was preparing to lead her team through the world's second-largest barrier reefCaffari said she will thread her Turn the Tide on Plastic crew through the Grand Passage, a narrow gap in the barrier reef surrounding the South Pacific island chain of New Caledonia, in the hunt for the tiniest of time advantages.by Volvo Ocean Race Posted 22 Feb 15:23 GMT Home Build International Moth Blog 4 Home Build International Moth Blog 4What a difference a week makes!Since the last post, much has changed. I have a water tight platform that really stands out from the crowd.by James Sainsbury Posted 22 Feb 15:00 GMT Schweppes Viper Worlds at Perth day 3 Schweppes Viper Worlds at Perth day 3Today's breezes remained relatively steady between 250 and 260 degreesIn perfect conditions on Perth's picturesque Swan River in Western Australia, another four races of the program were completed, leaving just two to go on tomorrow's final day.by Bernie Kaaks Posted 22 Feb 14:55 GMT Conrad Humphreys joins OSTAR 2020 Conrad Humphreys joins OSTAR 2020Plymouth yachtsman becomes Race AmbassadorPlymouth yachtsman Conrad Humphreys has joined the OSTAR 2020 team as 'race ambassador'. Conrad competed in the TRANSAT in 2004 onboard the Open 60 Hellomoto before going on to finish 7th in the Vendee Globe race.by Neil Dunkley Posted 22 Feb 14:30 GMT Sail Aid UK News: First three grants awarded Sail Aid UK News: First three grants awardedSAUK are delighted to announce approval of the charity's first three grantsThe Trustees of Sail Aid UK (SAUK) are delighted to announce approval of the charity's first three grants, totalling GBP £15,000, to the Anguilla Sailing Association, the Virgin Islands Sloop Foundation and Adopt a Roof BVI.by Peta Stuart-Hunt Posted 22 Feb 13:30 GMT Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 7 Day 23 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 7 Day 23PSP Logistics is around 40 nautical miles ahead of second placed QingdaoRace 7: The Forever Tropical Paradise Race to Sanya, China, will finally conclude today after more than three weeks racing but light winds are causing a feeling of insecurity across the fleet as teams push hard in a slow drag race to the finish line.by The Clipper Race Posted 22 Feb 12:45 GMT Marine Resources job updates Marine Resources job updatesThe latest jobs in the marine industryMarine 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 22 Feb 11:42 GMT YJA Young Blogger of the Year 2017 YJA Young Blogger of the Year 2017A quartet of talented youngsters shortlistedA quartet of talented youngsters have been shortlisted from a massive entry for the first ever YJA Young Blogger of the Year Competition which was launched on the Premier Marinas stand at last year's Southampton Boat Show.by Chris English, YJA Posted 22 Feb 11:05 GMT Zhik's new SuperWarm® X and V Wetsuits Zhik's new SuperWarm® X and V WetsuitsKeeping you sailing all year round!Zhik's new Superwarm® X and V Wetsuits will be available at the RYA Dinghy Show 2018by Liz Rushall Posted 22 Feb 08:30 GMT Global youth sailing program is back Global youth sailing program is backRed Bull Foiling Generation seeks the world's best young sailorsThe brainchild of double Olympic champions Roman Hagara and Hans Peter Steinacher, Red Bull Foiling Generation seeks the world's best young sailors to learn and compete in the next wave of sailing: high-speed foiling catamarans.by Andrew Delves Posted 22 Feb 07:11 GMT Jolly Harbour Yacht Club Valentine's Regatta Jolly Harbour Yacht Club Valentine's RegattaMore than tropical breezes at Five Islands BayA highly competitive Regatta with a variety of party nights bought together sailors, visitors and residents of Jolly Harbour for an unparalleled weekend. Entries came from eighteen mixed class boats.by John King & Grahame Williams Posted 21 Feb 20:54 GMT RS Aero UK Winter Championships at The Oxford Blue RS Aero UK Winter Championships at The Oxford Blue41 helms were entered and 38 made the start lineWhat a fantastic Winter day's sailing! Winds were light to medium, plenty of opportunity to stretch the legs and glorious sunshine hinted at the first signs of spring!by RS Aero UK Class Association Posted 21 Feb 20:27 GMT RC44s hit the ground running in 2018 RC44s hit the ground running in 2018Intense one design competition resumes promptly for the RC44s in 2018.With no need to wait for the weather to improve in the Mediterranean, the RC44 Calero Marinas Cup fires up off Lanzarote in Canary Islands with practice racing the previous day.by RC44 Class Association Posted 21 Feb 20:25 GMT Paradox and Rambler 88 celebrate in Antigua Paradox and Rambler 88 celebrate in AntiguaIn the RORC Caribbean 600In the early hours on the third day of the 2018 RORC Caribbean 600, Paradox, Peter Aschenbrenner's American 63' Trimaran crossed the finish line in Antigua completing the 600-mile raceby Louay Habib Posted 21 Feb 18:50 GMT Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 Day 15 Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 Day 15New leader Turn the Tide on Plastic made their move to the head of the fleet overnight.Dee Caffari's talented young sailors ghosted past Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag as they capitalised on the tiniest puffs of breeze in an otherwise windless Doldrums.by Volvo Ocean Race Posted 21 Feb 17:36 GMT RS Aero New South Wales State Championships RS Aero New South Wales State ChampionshipsA great weekend with superb coaching at Balmoral Sailing ClubBalmoral was the first Club in NSW to adopt the RS Aero and is now up to 10 boats. As the Class is so new in Australia the NSW Distributor and event sponsor, The Life Aquatic, hired Michael 'Fletch' Fletcher as the coach for the weekend.by RS Aero Australian Class Posted 21 Feb 14:43 GMT Next generation Seldén Furlex Electric Next generation Seldén Furlex ElectricThe world's biggest selling jib furling systemSeldén Mast is delighted to announce that they are launching the next generation of the Furlex Electric, the most recent addition to their iconic Furlex product range.by Susannah Hart, Seldén Mast Posted 21 Feb 13:00 GMT Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 7 Day 22 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 7 Day 22The finish line is tantalisingly close for the leading teamsWith less than 200nm to go on Day 22, PSP Logistics is still in the lead but as the team waits for the wind to fill in, Skipper Matt Mitchell is wondering how the last stretch of the race will pan out.by The Clipper Race Posted 21 Feb 12:46 GMT Henri Lloyd Shadow 3D Racing Range Henri Lloyd Shadow 3D Racing RangeEngineered around APAPTIVE technology providing flexible solutionsHenri Lloyd's new race collection is engineered around APAPTIVE technology providing flexible solutions depending on end use.by Amy Grealish, Henri Lloyd Posted 21 Feb 12:00 GMT Schweppes Viper Worlds Cocktail Party Schweppes Viper Worlds Cocktail PartyWinding down in Perth after a hard day's sailingAfter a hard day's sailing with four races completed, sailors were able to let their hair down at the Western Australian Maritime Museum for a cocktail party.by Bernie Kaaks Posted 21 Feb 08:32 GMT Harken RYA Dinghy Show Preview Harken RYA Dinghy Show PreviewNew products galore!Here's a sneak preview of all the new Harken products launching at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show.by Harken UK Posted 21 Feb 08:30 GMT New monohull record in RORC Caribbean 600 New monohull record in RORC Caribbean 600Rambler 88 completes the course in 1 day 13 hours 41 minutesGeorge David's American Maxi Rambler 88 crossed the finish line in Antigua on Wednesday 21st February at 01:21:45 AST in an elapsed time of 1 day 13 hours 41 minutes and 45 seconds, setting a new monohull race record.by Louay Habib Posted 21 Feb 06:57 GMT Schweppes Viper Worlds at Perth day 2 Schweppes Viper Worlds at Perth day 2Jerwoods lead as regatta passes halfway pointAfter the second day of the Schweppes Viper Worlds in Perth, Western Australia, a total of eight races have been completed and scores recalculated to include a single drop.by Bernie Kaaks Posted 21 Feb 05:58 GMT
Introducing the new Pro Range from GillWhen you need to take your performance to the next level. When you need the extra edge. When you need to look the best. The new Pro Range from Gill has the advanced technical features you need whilst out on the water.Home Build International Moth Blog 4Since the last post, much has changed. I have a water tight platform that really stands out from the crowd.St Martin returns in styleAt the beginning of this month our St Martin base reopened as the country continued the recovery after Hurricane Irma. The island has almost been restored to its former glory and the sailing conditions are as good as ever.Freezing fun proves a winner, on & off the water!It's cold outside, but many of you have kept sailing throughout the winter, and we're delighted to announce the December 2017 and January 2018 winners of the Land Rover BAR caps.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. James Hardiman Blog 2If you're new to this blog or you need a quick recap; I'm documenting my path through a race season with SORC (Solo Offshore Racing Club) with the intention of giving readers an insight into what it's like to compete in an offshore solo race series.Zhik's new SuperWarm® X and V WetsuitsZhik's new Superwarm® X and V Wetsuits will be available at the RYA Dinghy Show 2018Home Build International Moth Blog 3Who's a lucky boat then? This weekend, we moved Valkyrie out of the living room and into an actual workshop. Huge thanks to the Turning the Tide project for loan of the unit. Chantelle is very happy to now have her living room back!Next generation Seldén Furlex ElectricSeldén Mast is delighted to announce that they are launching the next generation of the Furlex Electric, the most recent addition to their iconic Furlex product range.A Demonstration of DesignAs the UK started to emerge in the early 1950s from the years of wartime austerity, the dinghy and small boat sailing scene would undergo a huge explosion, both in terms of numbers and variety.Henri Lloyd Shadow 3D Racing RangeHenri Lloyd's new race collection is engineered around APAPTIVE technology providing flexible solutions depending on end use.A classic race with a modern twistZhik-sponsored sailor Susie Goodall is one of 30 sailors set to take part in the Golden Globe Race 2018, which starts in Les Sables D'Olonne, France, on 1st July.