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Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta at St. Petersburg Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta at St. PetersburgMelges 24 fleet winner Team Monsoon named as overall winnerAfter two days of racing on Tampa Bay, light weather persisted Sunday to close the 2018 Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design Regatta in St. Petersburg with a day ashore.by Evily Giannopoulos Posted 19 Feb 06:02 GMT Rooster announced as RS Games clothing partner Rooster announced as RS Games clothing partnerLess than six months until the massive event in WeymouthIt is less than six months until the massive RS Games 2018 get underway with RS sailors from around the world coming to Weymouth to race and party. The team from Rooster will be central to the action.by Pip Baily Posted 18 Feb 16:30 GMT Noble Marine Winter Championship preview Noble Marine Winter Championship previewAt Northampton SC on Saturday 24th FebruaryThe National Solo 2018 season kicks off on Saturday 24th February at Northampton S.C. when competitors from across the country will contest the Noble Marine Winter Championship.by Will Loy, President NSCA Posted 18 Feb 16:15 GMT There's no such thing as cold weather There's no such thing as cold weatherGet Winter ready with GillSun's out, wind's up, it's freezing. Don't let cold weather get between you and the water this season, be prepared with the right kit. The new Gill Thermoskin range was designed specifically for this purpose.by Gill Posted 18 Feb 15:45 GMT 2018 training dates at Dovestone SC 2018 training dates at Dovestone SCExperienced instructors set to show you the ropesAnyone thinking of taking to the water in 2018 should look no further than Dovestone Sailing Club. They have a series of dates this Spring where experienced instructors will show you the ropes.by Nik Lever Posted 18 Feb 15:33 GMT Viper 640 Worlds Practice Regatta at Perth overall Viper 640 Worlds Practice Regatta at Perth overallBritain's Lawrence Crispin made up for an unwelcome start to the dayJustin Scott, one of the many international skippers who travelled to the South of Perth Yacht Club to compete in the Schweppes Viper Worlds 2018 on the picturesque Swan River, stamped his authority on the fleet today with two winsby Bernie Kaaks Posted 18 Feb 15:24 GMT Northern Havoc takes out Etchells NSW Championship Northern Havoc takes out Etchells NSW ChampionshipMurray and Hampton finished day one Captain and Commander respectivelyIain Murray's Northern Havoc sailing for the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron and Chris Hampton's Tango from Brighton, Victoria, maintained the rage to finish first and second at the 2018 Etchells NSW title sailed on Sydney Harbour in superb conditions.by Lisa Ratcliff Posted 18 Feb 15:17 GMT Fleet compressing as Scallywag grabs pole position Fleet compressing as Scallywag grabs pole positionIt's SHK/Scallywag in the lead, but the chasing pack is sailing fasterWhile SHK/Scallywag has made good on its westerly route to grab an impressive lead over the past 24 hours, the fleet is compressing, and as of Sunday afternoon, it's the chasing pack enjoying stronger winds.by Volvo Ocean Race Posted 18 Feb 15:14 GMT Normandy Channel Race: 3 (and a bit) months to go Normandy Channel Race: 3 (and a bit) months to goClass 40 skippers are now jostling to be included on the entry listWith a little more than three months until the start of festivities for the 9th edition of the Normandy Channel Race, the Class40 skippers are now jostling to be included on the entry list.by Sirius Events Posted 18 Feb 14:28 GMT Henri Lloyd's The Edit: A Sportive Journey Henri Lloyd's The Edit: A Sportive JourneyThe practical functionality of sportswear, with a sleek athletic designPolos, t-shirts and jackets inspired by the practical functionality of sportswear, with a sleek athletic design.by Henri Lloyd Posted 18 Feb 12:00 GMT Hong Kong team confirmed for Wave Regatta Hong Kong team confirmed for Wave RegattaAlso entered is Conor Phelan's Jump Juice from the Royal Cork YCAs the stream of entries for the inaugural Wave Regatta continues to build, Jamie McWilliam's Signal 8 from the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club has been confirmed for the three-day series in Howth.by Howth Yacht Club Posted 18 Feb 11:23 GMT Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 7 Day 19 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 7 Day 19For the sixth day in a row Qingdao maintains its lead over the rest of its competitorsFor the sixth day in a row Qingdao maintains its lead over the rest of its competitors, at the front of the Clipper Race fleet as the leading pack turns to the west for the final 700 nautical miles to Sanya.by The Clipper Race Posted 18 Feb 10:51 GMT iD Intranet Make A Splash Downing 'Dream Team' iD Intranet Make A Splash Downing 'Dream Team'America's Cup sailor Paul Campbell-James has shown that Eurfolex isn't invincibleAmerica's Cup sailor Paul Campbell-James has shown that Eurfolex isn't invincible, with his star international crew aboard iD Intranet taking race seven off the series leader at the SuperFoiler Grand Prix's final day of racing on the Gold Coast.by Nick Vindin Posted 18 Feb 09:15 GMT 18ft Skiff Australian Championship races 7 & 8 18ft Skiff Australian Championship races 7 & 8Double victory from the Smeg team in SydneyThe Smeg team of Lee Knapton, Ricky Bridge, Mike McKensey scored a double victory in the Australian 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today, and go into next Sunday's final day with a 14 points lead over their nearest rival.by Frank Quealey Posted 18 Feb 09:09 GMT Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta at St. Petersburg day 2 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta at St. Petersburg day 2Racing continued on Saturday with light windsThe Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta continued in St. Petersburg on Saturday with light winds and tight competition on Tampa Bay.by Evily Giannopoulos Posted 18 Feb 06:59 GMT IOM Australian Nationals day 3 IOM Australian Nationals day 3Shootout on the last day of Radio Controlled YachtingAn engrossing day three of sailing in the Australian championship for the I0M radio controlled yachts has ended with the top three skippers neck and neck – Ross Bennett (WA), Paul Jones (NSW) and Scott Condie (NSW) all finishing on 45 points.by Rob Gavin Posted 18 Feb 06:38 GMT French team Beijaflore crowned new champions French team Beijaflore crowned new championsThe new format demanded strength, skill and tenacity from the eight international crewsFrench team Beijaflore were today crowned the new champions of EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour ending a four-year winning streak for rivals EFG Bank Monaco as the regatta came to a climax in Muscat, Oman.by Oman Sail Posted 17 Feb 19:56 GMT Gill renews Antigua Sailing Week partnership Gill renews Antigua Sailing Week partnershipOfficial merchandise range for the 2018 and 2019 eventsGill, the leading technical apparel brand and manufacturing company has extended its partnership with Antigua Sailing Week (ASW) for the 2018 and 2019 events to provide the official Merchandise range exclusively for ASW crew members.by Antigua Sailing Week Posted 17 Feb 17:00 GMT NOR posted for 2018 Rolex Big Boat Series NOR posted for 2018 Rolex Big Boat SeriesThe StFYC has released the Notice of RaceWhile there's no question that strategy, tactics and boatspeed ultimately win sailboat races, onshore preparation also pays handsome dividends, especially when you're going up against the West Coast's best sailors.by Meredith Laitos Posted 17 Feb 16:16 GMT Viper 640 Worlds Practice Regatta at Perth day 1 Viper 640 Worlds Practice Regatta at Perth day 1First Blood to Flying Fifteen supremo JerwoodFlying Fifteen supremo and former world champion Nick Jerwood, sailing with his son, match racing champion Matthew and boat owner Brian de Vries, set the pace on the first practice day on Perth's Swan River with two firsts.by Bernie Kaaks Posted 17 Feb 14:45 GMT AkzoNobel and Scallywag seize opportunity on Leg 6 AkzoNobel and Scallywag seize opportunity on Leg 6Team AkzoNobel and Scallywag are the early winners as the Volvo Ocean Race fleet tackles stage oneDongfeng Race Team and MAPFRE have had the worst of it. Languishing for hour after hour in extremely light and variable winds, while at the same time AkzoNobel and Scallywag were hurrying south at speeds up to 20 knots.by Volvo Ocean Race Posted 17 Feb 14:44 GMT Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 7 Day 18 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 7 Day 18Qingdao retains first position for a fifth consecutive dayThe first teams have crossed the end gate of the Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint on Day 18 of Race 7: The Forever Tropical Paradise Race to Sanya and have taken very different approaches to getting thereby The Clipper Race Posted 17 Feb 14:34 GMT Selling a boat? Selling a boat?Save over £1,300 with an Ancasta Complete Storage PackageSave over £1,300 with an Ancasta Complete Storage Package. Offer available for boats listed with any Ancasta office before the 28th February 2018.by Ancasta International Posted 17 Feb 13:00 GMT Osprey attractions abound at the RYA Dinghy Show Osprey attractions abound at the RYA Dinghy ShowYou can have a flock of seagulls, but can you have a flock of Ospreys?Pride of place goes to the vintage Osprey, sail number 73, which is part of the Ian Proctor Centenary show in the West corridor central display. 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ian Proctor, designer of many boats like the Ospreyby Emma Slater / RYA Posted 17 Feb 12:22 GMT A touch of magic for the Merlin Rocket Class A touch of magic for the Merlin Rocket ClassOfficial clothing partner announcedMagic is often a word associated with the Merlin Rocket and perhaps more so than ever in 2018, as Magic Marine come on board as the official clothing partner for the class.by Lou Johnson Posted 17 Feb 11:25 GMT The new Gill Hydrophobe Down The new Gill Hydrophobe DownDesigned to withstand marine and coastal environmentsThe Gill Hydrophobe Down is designed to withstand marine and coastal environments as a protective layer under your waterproofs. It is insulated with 650 fill power water resistant duck down - perfect for cold and windy conditions.by Gill Posted 17 Feb 09:30 GMT Analysing weight distribution of Finn sailors Analysing weight distribution of Finn sailorsExtensive set of morphological and physiological data collectedOver the past few years the Finn Class has collected an extensive set of morphological and physiological data on its sailors and perhaps the main talking point is always the weight of sailors.by Robert Deaves Posted 17 Feb 08:45 GMT Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta at St. Petersburg day 1 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta at St. Petersburg day 1The largest NOOD regatta in 10 years underwayThe largest St. Petersburg Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta in 10 years got underway Friday with 170 boats and more than 500 sailors racing on Tampa Bay in optimal conditions ranging from 8 to 12 knots.by Evily Giannopoulos Posted 17 Feb 07:39 GMT IOM Australian Nationals day 2 IOM Australian Nationals day 2Hobart's extreme weather conditions played havoc on day 2Hobart's extreme weather conditions that played havoc on Wednesday with the start of the International One Metre (IOM) Nationals at the Australian radio-controlled yacht championships eased somewhat yesterday.by Rob Gavin Posted 17 Feb 07:33 GMT Etchells NSW Championship day 1 Etchells NSW Championship day 1Murray leads the A-grade fleet in SydneyThree races into the 2018 Etchells NSW Championship and the 1984 class world champion Iain Murray and one of his crew from that campaign lead the series and an A-grade fleet.by Lisa Ratcliff, OCC Posted 17 Feb 07:24 GMT Time for a Repair? Time for a Repair?TridentUK can fix Sails, Boats, Drysuits and OutboardsThe team at TridentUK can fix Sails, Boats, Drysuits and Outboardsby TridentUK Posted 16 Feb 18:32 GMT RYA Dinghy Show at your finger tips RYA Dinghy Show at your finger tipsDownload the app before you travel to Alexandra Palace!With two brand new stages, a new line up of speakers and even more interactive features across the show, the app will provide everything you need to plan your visit so you won't miss a thing!by Susie NationGrainger / RYA Posted 16 Feb 15:00 GMT RYA Regional Youth Champions 2018 announced RYA Regional Youth Champions 2018 announcedTen promising sailors from across the UK have been revealed as the winnersEach of the regional and home country winners will receive a trophy at the official awards presentation taking place on Sunday 04 March at the RYA Dinghy Show 2018. The awards will be presented by 49er World Champion and Rio Olympian Dylan Fletcher.by Susie NationGrainger, RYA Posted 16 Feb 14:03 GMT Volvo OR: Doldrums Casino opens again on Leg 6 Volvo OR: Doldrums Casino opens again on Leg 6Gains and losses mark the rankings on Friday as the fleet hits the doldrums...The team is now furthest south in the fleet and is beginning to pick up the westerly breeze that would indicate they're past the worst of the light and variable winds that plague this area.by Volvo Ocean Race Posted 16 Feb 13:55 GMT Marlow Ropes plan for stand of surprises Marlow Ropes plan for stand of surprisesAt the RYA Dinghy ShowAs the leading British manufacturer of rope and official supplier to the British Sailing Team, Marlow Ropes are very much at home in the dinghy world, and are looking forward to another year of high performance leisure marine action.by Emma Slater, RYA Posted 16 Feb 13:00 GMT Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 7 Day 17 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 7 Day 17Qingdao remains in the lead for a fourth straight dayHalf of the Clipper Race fleet has begun its Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint but a fickle breeze and upcoming wind holes could result in changes in the standings on Day 17 of Race 7: The Forever Tropical Paradise Race to Sanya in Chinaby The Clipper Race Posted 16 Feb 11:55 GMT
Rooster announced as RS Games clothing partnerIt is less than six months until the massive RS Games 2018 get underway with RS sailors from around the world coming to Weymouth to race and party. The team from Rooster will be central to the action.Home 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!There's no such thing as cold weatherSun's out, wind's up, it's freezing. Don't let cold weather get between you and the water this season, be prepared with the right kit. The new Gill Thermoskin range was designed specifically for this purpose.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's The Edit: A Sportive JourneyPolos, t-shirts and jackets inspired by the practical functionality of sportswear, with a sleek athletic design.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.Selling a boat?Save over £1,300 with an Ancasta Complete Storage Package. Offer available for boats listed with any Ancasta office before the 28th February 2018.Where should I put my telltales?I often get asked the question, 'where should I put the telltales on my sail(s)?'The new Gill Hydrophobe DownThe Gill Hydrophobe Down is designed to withstand marine and coastal environments as a protective layer under your waterproofs. It is insulated with 650 fill power water resistant duck down - perfect for cold and windy conditions.Snakes!The working title of pt.2 of this three part series was 'Snakes' – with pt.3 then being 'Ladders'. Together with pt.1, 'I am not a number', the contention is that small boat sailing has undergone changes that are only now making themselves truly apparent.Time for a Repair?The team at TridentUK can fix Sails, Boats, Drysuits and OutboardsTwo World Titles, One European, Two UK NationalsSometimes it all falls into place and sometimes it doesn't. 2017, and the beginning of 2018, have proved fruitful for Nick Craig.