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Emotional homecoming after voyage Emotional homecoming after voyage For Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Round Britain 2017 crew 126 days after having set sail from Largs on the West coast of Scotland, the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Round Britain 2017 Voyage were welcomed back to their starting point today by an ecstatic host of friends, family and supporters. by Natasha Elliott Posted on 23 Sep Best ever finish for Martin Best ever finish for Martin At the RS:X World Championship in Japan British Sailing Team's Kieran Holmes Martin returned to action in style following a five-month break from competition as he took fifth place at the RS:X World Championships (18-23 September) in Enoshima, Japan, his best ever finish at a senior Worlds. by Anisha Walkerley, RYA Posted on 23 Sep Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week overall Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week overall Azzurra are 2017 52 SUPER SERIES Champions Winning the final regatta of the year to become the only crew to win two events in 2017, the Roemmers family's Azzurra which represents the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda are the new 52 SUPER SERIES champions. by 52 Super Series Posted on 23 Sep Audi SAILING Champions League final day 2 Audi SAILING Champions League final day 2 Team YCCS maintain their lead after an intense day A busy day for the 32 teams competing in the Audi SAILING Champions League saw them reach a tally of nine flights completed. by Gerald Gebhardt Posted on 23 Sep OK Nationals at Herne Bay day 3 OK Nationals at Herne Bay day 3 Three races held after a windless day 2 No report for day 2 as, regrettably, there was no wind! However, we were entertained by some of our fellow competitors showing their prowess (or not as the case may be) at push-ups and pull-ups. by Mary Reddyhoff Posted on 23 Sep Volvo Noble Marine RS800 Nationals day 2 Volvo Noble Marine RS800 Nationals day 2 Another glorious day at Stokes Bay It was another glorious day at Stokes Bay SC. Three races were scheduled. There was a small delay as the South Easterly breeze swung to South West. by Alain Sign Posted on 23 Sep Volvo Noble Marine RS700 Nationals day 2 Volvo Noble Marine RS700 Nationals day 2 Another great day for the fleet Another great day at the RS700 Volvo Noble Marine Nationals with 10 to 12 knots, sunshine and close racing. Following a lengthy wait for the breeze to swing from East to South West and multiple gallant attempts to lay a course we were finally let go. by Matt Carter Posted on 23 Sep Fighting talk ahead of RC44 Cascais Cup Fighting talk ahead of RC44 Cascais Cup Onshore they are friends, but... Three regattas down, two to go and there is a three-way split for the RC44 Championship Tour title. So far this season current series leaders Team Nika of Vladimir Prosikhin and third-placed Katusha of Alexander Novoselov have taken a regatta win each. by RC44 Class Association Posted on 23 Sep Registration opens Registration opens For The Hague Offshore Sailing World Championship 2018 In July 2018 the challenging waters of The Hague will be the host for the best 150 offshore racing crews in the world. by RORC Posted on 23 Sep Clipper Race Leg 1 Day 34 Clipper Race Leg 1 Day 34 Greenings push for victory Only Greenings and Nasdaq remains at sea following the arrival of Visit Seattle late on Friday night, Punta del Este time. by Clipper Race Posted on 23 Sep Vestas 11th Hour Racing takes break from sailing Vestas 11th Hour Racing takes break from sailing To study ocean health and climate change With one month to go to the start of the Volvo Ocean Race, sailors filled the halls of the University of Cambridge in England, one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. by Vestas 11th Hour Racing Posted on 23 Sep Circolo Surf Torbole awarded 2019 RS:X Worlds Circolo Surf Torbole awarded 2019 RS:X Worlds Great satisfaction for Alessandra Sensini Great satisfaction for Alessandra Sensini (4 olympic medals) who won at Torbole, the first ever edition of the RS:X World Championships in 2016. by Elena Giolai Posted on 23 Sep Last Chance for Boat Show Discount! Last Chance for Boat Show Discount! Save 10% on all 2018 Ocean Elements Beach Club Holidays Summer may be coming to an end but you can still look forward to that beach holiday you have always dreamt of! by Ocean Elements Posted on 23 Sep Blaze Inlands and Moths at Bala preview Blaze Inlands and Moths at Bala preview Taking place on 7-8th October In two weeks time, over the weekend of 7th & 8th October, the Blaze fleet return to Bala Sailing Club for their Inlands and will be joined by Moths for their open. Let the battles begin! by John Hunter Posted on 23 Sep 2017 RS:X Worlds at Enoshima, Japan day 5 2017 RS:X Worlds at Enoshima, Japan day 5 Consistent application of the basics Start well, pick the shifts up the first beat, work hard and extend. A simplistic view of sailboard racing but the reality is that if you do the basics right then you are in with a shot of doing well and potentially winning. by Bas Edmonds, RS:X Class Posted on 23 Sep Five States to battle it out Five States to battle it out For Australia's Youth Match Racing Championship Trophy For the second year, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia will host the 2017 SHARP Australian Youth Match Racing Championship with ten teams from five States set to battle it out on Sydney Harbour to be named Australia's top youth match racing team. by Ross Macdonald Posted on 23 Sep HYS One Ton Cup day 2 HYS One Ton Cup day 2 A different dynamic in longer round the cans races Two longer round the cans races produced a different dynamic on Grapefruit Graphics Race Day. After a short postponement, a southwesterly breeze arrived at midday, piping up to 15 knots and gusting up to full on planing conditions by the close. by Louay Habib Posted on 23 Sep J/24 Worlds at Ontario, Canada day 4 J/24 Worlds at Ontario, Canada day 4 Tony Parker's Bangor Packet back on top Light winds continued at the driveHG.ca J/24 World Championship in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, as just one race was accomplished on day four. Tony Parker's Bangor Packet returned to the top of the leaderboard. by Christopher Howell Posted on 23 Sep Audi SAILING Champions League final day 1 Audi SAILING Champions League final day 1 Host team Yacht Club Costa Smeralda lead Fourteen races were completed on the first day of the Audi SAILING Champions League Final in Porto Cervo. Organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in collaboration with the SAILING Champions League. by Gerald Gebhardt Posted on 23 Sep Ian Stewart new High Performance Director Ian Stewart new High Performance Director At Yachting New Zealand He's been chasing America's Cup success over the past 15 years and now Ian Stewart will look to deliver Olympic success after joining Yachting New Zealand as the new high performance director. by Michael Brown Posted on 23 Sep One Metres at Paisley One Metres at Paisley Scottish District IOM Travellers event Eight International One Metre skippers gathered promptly and expectantly outside Greenock's Clubhouse at 9.45 a.m. to hear the briefing by the Race Officer, Robert Rooney. by David Smith Posted on 22 Sep Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week day 4 Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week day 4 The Day of Reckoning After a thrilling two race day when none of the top three title challengers could maintain a decisive high level of consistency, Azzurra carry a seven point lead into the final day of the 2017 52 SUPER SERIES Season. by 52 Super Series Posted on 22 Sep Massive saving from P&B! Massive saving from P&B! Up to 60% off clothing Up to 60% off in the P&B sale with some great deals on Musto and Gill jackets. by P&B Posted on 22 Sep Topper GJW Direct National Series 1 Topper GJW Direct National Series 1 Great racing from Poole Yacht Club The 2017-18 GJW Direct Topper National Series got under way last weekend at Poole YC – and what a great venue! Not blessed with a huge site, it was all a bit cosy in the dinghy park. by Chris Woodard Posted on 22 Sep SAP 505 World at Annapolis preview SAP 505 World at Annapolis preview 89 teams set for racing in Chesapeake Bay Severn Sailing Association was a flurry of activity on Wednesday evening as competitors prepared for the 2017 SAP 5O5 World Championship. by Bryan Richardson Posted on 22 Sep One month to go One month to go The world's toughest sailing race is back It's the toughest test of a team in professional sport. Winning the trophy has been an obsession for the worlds best sailors since 1973. It has been the source of countless news stories for over four decades. And more importantly, it's back... by Volvo Ocean Race Posted on 22 Sep Still on for 2018! Still on for 2018! At the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta As most of you will know, hurricane Irma left behind serious damage on the island of St. Martin, and the full recovery of the infrastructure and physical environment of the island will be a long and difficult process. by St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Posted on 22 Sep Young sailors raring to race Young sailors raring to race At Zone Championships across the country Hundreds of youngsters will commence battle at the 2017 RYA Zone and Home Country Championships across the country this weekend (23-24 September). by Anisha Walkerley Posted on 22 Sep High interest in Seldén Mast products High interest in Seldén Mast products At the TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2017 Seldén Mast have had a busy time at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2017 with enquiries from customers and supporting their distributor network. A steady stream of people have been coming to the stand asking questions about their latest hardware. by Seldén Mast Posted on 22 Sep Lymington XOD Saturday Series race 20 Lymington XOD Saturday Series race 20 An excellent forecast for powerboaters The wind forecast was excellent for powerboaters, but pretty disheartening for sailors: 3-6 knots from the north. Nevertheless, a dozen XODs assembled, perhaps more in hope than expectation of a race. by John Olliff-Cooper Posted on 22 Sep Volvo Noble Marine RS800 Nationals day 1 Volvo Noble Marine RS800 Nationals day 1 Characteristic warm welcom at Stokes Bay Stokes Bay SC have put on their characteristic warm welcome to the RS800 and RS700 fleets for their Volvo Noble Marine National Championships. The galley is fully stocked up with tasty goodies and the social programme is packed with fun and frivolity. by Luke & Emma McEwen Posted on 22 Sep Clipper Race Leg 1 Day 33 Clipper Race Leg 1 Day 33 Battles for position continue Several teams continue to jostle for position after Sanya Serenity Coast claimed line honours yesterday afternoon, closely followed by PSP Logistics and GREAT Britain who arrived, second and third respectively, in to Punta del Este late at night. by Clipper Race Posted on 22 Sep Volvo Noble Marine RS700 Nationals day 1 Volvo Noble Marine RS700 Nationals day 1 Racing starts at Stokes Bay Race one of the RS700 Volvo Noble Marine National Championship at Stokes Bay SC got underway promptly in a gusty Force 4 Southerly breeze with strong Spring tides and an interesting wave pattern. by Pete Purkiss Posted on 22 Sep Less than one month to go Less than one month to go Until the Rolex Middle Sea Race With a month to go, the 2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race entry list continues to build steadily. Currently numbering 90 yachts from 27 countries, the Royal Malta Yacht Club is confident of welcoming another impressive fleet to the island state of Malta. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted on 22 Sep 2017 RS:X Worlds at Enoshima, Japan day 4 2017 RS:X Worlds at Enoshima, Japan day 4 Damage limitation on 'Discard Day' Day 4 of the RS:X World Championships being held in Enoshima, Japan saw tight racing in difficult and frustrating conditions. by Bas Edmonds, RS:X Class Posted on 22 Sep P&B Race Team Boats For Sale P&B Race Team Boats For Sale 505, Solo, Streaker, Mirror, Flying Fifteen & Fireball deals! As the summer sailing season ends, it's time for P&B to offer superb deals on their P&B race team boats. The P&B race team boats are fitted out to a championship winning standard and are available with a brand new set of P&B sails. by Oli Wells, P&B Posted on 22 Sep
Last Chance for Boat Show Discount!Summer may be coming to an end but you can still look forward to that beach holiday you have always dreamt of!The Harken Tech Team Story begins...This year Harken will be telling the untold story of our Tech Team behind the hardware of the Volvo Ocean Race boats. The good, the bad, the tough times and the great, we'll share it all with you, starting right here in Lisbon for the assembly period!Massive saving from P&B!Up to 60% off in the P&B sale with some great deals on Musto and Gill jackets.A great family day outThe UK's festival of boating at is a must-do for any boating fan, from dinghies to powerboats and everything in between. There's plenty to do for younger sailing fans too as we discovered this weekend.High interest in Seldén Mast productsSeldén Mast have had a busy time at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2017 with enquiries from customers and supporting their distributor network. A steady stream of people have been coming to the stand asking questions about their latest hardware.Interview with Andy Rice & Simon LoveseyMark Jardine spoke to Andy Rice of SailJuice and Simon Lovesey at the launch of the GJW Direct SailJuice Winter Series 2017/18 about plans for the season and how to encourage more youth sailors to take part.P&B Race Team Boats For SaleAs the summer sailing season ends, it's time for P&B to offer superb deals on their P&B race team boats. The P&B race team boats are fitted out to a championship winning standard and are available with a brand new set of P&B sails.A huge year for Lennon Performance ProductsIt's been a huge year for Lennon Performance Products. Starting off with displaying the first prototype of the THINNAIR foiling Moth at the RYA Dinghy Show, then Lennon Sails winning the International 14 Europeans and the Moth UK Nationals and Worlds.Ease into Autumn: Musto Technical JacketsProtect yourself against the weather. Breathable and waterproof, these technical jackets are made to take on the outdoors. And win.Maritime HeroesOld Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky has partnered with record-breaking sailing and expedition icons, Olly Hicks and Brian Thompson, to launch the annual Maritime Heroes Awards.Report poorly marked fishing gearThe RYA has today revealed a significant lack of data relating to poorly marked fishing gear and is reminding boaters to report all observations and entanglements.International Canoe World ChampionshipsWith a nicely organised final medal ceremony and prize giving, which took place alongside a very tasty Championships dinner, the curtain finally came down on the International Canoe World Championships at Pwllheli Sailing Club.