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Roger Battersby Remembered Roger Battersby Remembered A tribute race at Sutton Bingham SC to be held on 5th November On Sunday 5 November Sutton Bingham Sailing Club are hosting Roger Race, a tribute to the life of Roger Battersby, a long time member of the club who sadly passed away suddenly back in August. by Chris Jones Posted today at 1:43 pm 60 years of Crewsaver, 30 years of Crewfit 60 years of Crewsaver, 30 years of Crewfit And the 'beautiful art' of simplification Crewsaver has come a long way since the original hand-welded, orally inflated lifejackets and buoyancy bags sixty years ago. Along the way they've introduced automatic inflation, dual chambers and then in 1984 Crewfit came along. by Mark Jardine Posted today at 12:00 pm World Cup Series at Gamagori, Japan day 2 World Cup Series at Gamagori, Japan day 2 World Champions come to the forefront Current World Champions in five Olympic sailing events are coming to the forefront and shining after two challenging days of light breeze at Sailing's World Cup Series Japan in Gamagori. by World Sailing Posted today at 11:45 am Clipper Race Stormhoek Race Day 14 Clipper Race Stormhoek Race Day 14 Photo Finish on the Cards After 14 days of exhilarating competition, frontrunners Greenings and Dare to Lead are locked in an intense sprint to the Stormhoek Race to the Cape of Storms finish line, which is currently too close to call. by Julia Fry Posted today at 11:35 am LTSC Solent Circuit 2017 day 1 LTSC Solent Circuit 2017 day 1 Video highlights from all four fleets Video highlights of the Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit 2017 Week One featuring action across all four fleets and narration by Serbian sailor Ana Mojasevic. by Alex Barnes Posted today at 11:03 am Endeavour Trophy 2017 video Endeavour Trophy 2017 video By Allen Performance Sailboat Hardware The Endeavour Trophy is a sailing event that takes place every year on the River Crouch in Essex. The event was established so that National Champions from different types of dinghies could get together to determine the 'Champion of Champions'. by Ben Harden, Allen Brothers Posted today at 10:08 am 2017 GP14 Craftinsure Super 8 Series 2017 GP14 Craftinsure Super 8 Series Bumper attendance with 218 sailors taking part The 2017 GP14 Craftinsure Super 8 Series proved one of the most successful in recent years with 218 sailors having taken part during the year and 29 boats qualified. by Michelle Evans Posted today at 8:16 am Sean Arrigo and Brian Flahive interview Sean Arrigo and Brian Flahive interview Ahead of the 2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race Louay Habib talks to Sean Arrigo and Brian Flahive will be racing J/122 Otra Vez, Two-Handed in the Rolex Middle Sea Race. Sean will be taking part in his 18th race, and Brian will be taking part in his 7th race. by Louay Habib Posted on 17 Oct A Mighty Challenge A Mighty Challenge Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race The Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race is undoubtedly one of the toughest of all yacht races. by Louay Habib Posted on 17 Oct Californian Morgan Larson returns Californian Morgan Larson returns For Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 7, San Diego Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 7, San Diego will see the return of former Series champion Morgan Larson. by Extreme Sailing Series Posted on 17 Oct Sir Ben Ainslie joins Land Rover BAR Academy Sir Ben Ainslie joins Land Rover BAR Academy For Act 7 of the Extreme Sailing Series Ben Ainslie, Team Principal and Skipper of the British America's Cup Challenger, Land Rover BAR, will join Land Rover BAR Academy for their penultimate 2017 event, Act 7 of the Extreme Sailing Series. by Land Rover BAR Posted on 17 Oct Streakers and Solos at Yeadon Streakers and Solos at Yeadon Enjoying the breezy conditions Yeadon Sailing Club hosted Streaker and Solo open meetings on Saturday 14th October and competitors were greeted with sunshine, warmth and a brisk South Westerly breeze which unusually for Yeadon stayed remarkably consistent throughout the day's racing. by Howard Chadwick Posted on 17 Oct World Cup Series at Gamagori, Japan day 1 World Cup Series at Gamagori, Japan day 1 Sailors battle on light wind, wet opening day Olympic medallists, World Champions and Continental titleholders were all battling at the front of the packs on a wet and light wind opening day of Sailing's 2017-18 World Cup Series in Gamagori, Japan. by World Sailing Posted on 17 Oct Clipper Race Stormhoek Race Day 13 Clipper Race Stormhoek Race Day 13 Light airs hinder the fleet on final approach to Cape Town With less than two days before the fleet is scheduled to start descending upon the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, light wind conditions are bringing last minute frustrations for the majority of the fleet. by Julia Fry Posted on 17 Oct Enterprises at Emberton Park Enterprises at Emberton Park Midland Area Double Chine series round 7 This event, the seventh in the Enterprise Association Midland Area Double Chine series, was held at Emberton Park Sailing Club on Sunday 1st October 2017. by Paul Young Posted on 17 Oct RS Aeros at Chelmarsh RS Aeros at Chelmarsh On the 110 acre reservoir near Bridgnorth On Saturday 14th October, 2017, Chelmarsh Sailing Club held their RS Aero Class Open on their picturesque, 110 acre reservoir near Bridgnorth, Shropshire. by David Thursfield Posted on 17 Oct Flying 15s at Middle Nene Flying 15s at Middle Nene Close racing in perfect conditions Close racing in perfect conditions brought together sailors from the Classic, Silver and Gold fleets. The fleet sailed five races plus a Crews' Race over the weekend in a highly competitive spirit. by Wilf Kunze Posted on 17 Oct Horning SC End of Season Regatta Horning SC End of Season Regatta Unseasonably warm sunshine on both days Horning Sailing Club had a blast for their End of Season Regatta with good winds and unseasonably warm sunshine on both days. by Holly Hancock Posted on 17 Oct Warming up for SB20 Worlds in Hobart Warming up for SB20 Worlds in Hobart Good turnouts for Pennant and Thursday evening races With less than three months to the SB20 sportsboat World championship in Hobart, competition is hotting up within the local River Derwent fleet. by Peter Campbell Posted on 17 Oct Fever-Tree renews its commitment Fever-Tree renews its commitment To Antigua Sailing Week through to 2019 Following a successful first year in 2017, Antigua Sailing Week (ASW) is delighted to announce that Fever-Tree, the world's leading premium mixer brand, has renewed its sponsorship for the 2018 and 2019 events. by Antigua Sailing Week Posted on 16 Oct Brad Jackson to lead team AkzoNobel Brad Jackson to lead team AkzoNobel In the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 Three-time Volvo Ocean Race winner Brad Jackson has been announced as skipper of the Dutch Volvo Ocean Race entry team AkzoNobel for the 2017-18 edition of the 83,000-kilometer around the world race. by team AkzoNobel Posted on 16 Oct RC Laser and DF65 Northern Autumn Series day 1 RC Laser and DF65 Northern Autumn Series day 1 Superb fun at West Lancs West Lancashire Yacht Club at Southport was the first location for the Autumn 5-part sailing series up North. A great venue with good facilities which is also used for a large variety of other full-size sailing dinghy classes. by Tony Wilson Posted on 16 Oct IRC Congress looks to the future IRC Congress looks to the future Another successful annual meeting held Another successful annual IRC Congress meeting was held in early October in the popular sailing venue and race destination of St Malo on the northern French coast. by RORC Rating Office Posted on 16 Oct Japanese racing fortnight Japanese racing fortnight Kicks off with World Cup Gamagori Olympians, World and European Champions are among a streamlined British Sailing Team entry to this week's World Cup Series event in Gamagori, Japan (17-22 October). by Anisha Walkerley, RYA Posted on 16 Oct Sailing Southwest Winter Series starts Sailing Southwest Winter Series starts Ten events make up the 2017-18 schedule Sailing Southwest has launched the new SW Winter Series, with 10 gruelling Winter events spread out across the region. The events will take place between October 2017 and April 2018. by Jonathan Miles Posted on 16 Oct Last Fling Pursuit Race at Blue Circle Last Fling Pursuit Race at Blue Circle 61 years of sailing at the club comes to an end 61 years of sailing and windsurfing at Blue Circle Sailing Club came to an end on Sunday. The club, based at Alpha Lake in Cliffe, North Kent was forced to close because the landlord, Brett Aggregates decided not to renew the lease. by Richard Lambert Posted on 16 Oct U.S. Match Racing Championship U.S. Match Racing Championship David Storrs wins Prince of Wales Bowl David Storrs and his international team won the Prince of Wales Bowl but it was second place finisher Pearson Potts and the Yankee Creole Racing team who walked away with the title of U.S. Match Racing Champion. by Francis George, Oakcliff Sailing Posted on 16 Oct Phantoms at Bowmoor Phantoms at Bowmoor 15 helms take part Fifteen boats attended the Phantom Open at Bowmoor SC on the 14th October, 10 visitors and 5 from Bowmoor. It was an overcast day with winds oscillating between 5 and 10 mph with plenty of direction changes. by Doug Roberts Posted on 16 Oct Clipper Race Stormhoek Race Day 12 Clipper Race Stormhoek Race Day 12 Positions and Points up for grabs Despite having raced close to 3,000 nautical miles across the South Atlantic Ocean, most positions remain up for grabs in the final days of Race 2: Stormhoek Race to the Cape of Storms, with little separating the bulk of the fleet. by Julia Fry Posted on 16 Oct Pressure on Japanese team Pressure on Japanese team At first ever home World Cup Series event Japan's sailors racing at their first ever home World Cup Series event will not only have to deal with the weight of expectation from their nation, but also the pressure of selection trials for the 2018 Japanese Sailing Team. by World Sailing Posted on 16 Oct XIII Raduno Vele Storiche Viareggio XIII Raduno Vele Storiche Viareggio Tara takes class win Four Classic 5.5 Metres and one Evolution took part in the XIII Raduno Vele Storiche Viareggio, one of the most important Italian classic boat regattas. The three-day regatta was characterised by light winds, but also very warm temperatures. by Robert Deaves Posted on 16 Oct Solos at Papercourt Solos at Papercourt A terrific day's sailing for the 32 helms 32 boats, including 14 visitors, contested what resulted in a terrific day's sailing in unseasonably warm weather for October. The day started grey with a gentle breeze. by Peter Lytton Posted on 16 Oct Flying Fifteen Team Racing at Bassenthwaite Flying Fifteen Team Racing at Bassenthwaite Lake's water level goes up by over a metre After the extreme rainfall in the Northern Lakes in the middle of last week the water level in Bassenthwaite Lake rapidly increased by over a metre and time on Thursday and Friday was occupied by hauling local boats tied down near the lake. by Mik Chappell Posted on 16 Oct Youth & Junior End of Season Party Youth & Junior End of Season Party And Prize Giving at Ripon Sailing Club Ripon Sailing Club's Youth & Junior (Y&J) Section marked the end of their sailing season in style on Saturday 14 October with a massive turnout for improvers and a fun session, followed by a party and prize giving. by Gail Jackson Posted on 16 Oct Newcastle Bass Island Race Newcastle Bass Island Race Debut win for Ichi Ban On only its fourth outing to sea and its first in competition, Matt Allen's new Botin 52, Ichi Ban, ruled supreme in Race 3 of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's Blue Water Pointscore, the 200nm Newcastle Bass Island Race. by Ross Macdonald Posted on 16 Oct Fireball Munster Championship Fireball Munster Championship Held in Dun Laoghaire on Saturday The Irish Fireball regatta season came to an end with a four-race Munster Championships in Dun Laoghaire on Saturday. The irony of course is that Dun Laoghaire isn't in Munster at all, of course. by Cormac Bradley Posted on 16 Oct
Endeavour Trophy 2017 videoThe Endeavour Trophy is a sailing event that takes place every year on the River Crouch in Essex. The event was established so that National Champions from different types of dinghies could get together to determine the 'Champion of Champions'.60 years of Crewsaver, 30 years of CrewfitCrewsaver has come a long way since the original hand-welded, orally inflated lifejackets and buoyancy bags sixty years ago. Along the way they've introduced automatic inflation, dual chambers and then in 1984 Crewfit came along.NEW RS Zest and Autumn SaleThis bulletin contains our family, club and training fleet highlights. Please find more information below about our latest boats, the RS Zest, the RS Neo, the RS Quest and the RS Aero just for fun!Endeavour Trophy 2017 overallBen Saxton and Toby Lewis today added another three wins to their already impressive haul of first places from yesterday to win the 2017 Endeavour Trophy series with a race to spare writes Sue Pelling.Musto Shearling & Tidal Polartec®Designed to keep soldiers focused. Reimagined to keep athletes performing. Experience advanced insulation with Polartec® fleece.Endeavour Trophy 2017 day 1With three wins in the bag after today's Endeavour Trophy opening five races, Ben Saxton and Toby Lewis (reigning Endeavour champions) lead the Endeavour Trophy series by just one point from Nick Craig and Holly Scott (D-One) writes Sue Pelling.The Art of LayeringWith the arrival of Autumn the weather increases its unpredictability. The practice of layering allows sailors to adapt quickly and easily to these changing conditions.Endeavour Trophy 'Full House'A total of 30 entries have signed up for the dinghy champion of champions' event – the Endeavour Trophy – this weekend (13-15 October).Win The Autumn LookTo celebrate the arrival of Autumn we are offering one lucky customer the chance to win The Gill Autumn Look. This incredible prize is worth over £200!Endeavour Trophy 2017 Runners and RidersThe Endeavour Trophy is taking place this weekend between the 13th and 15th of October and some of the best sailors in the UK will be making their way to Royal Corinthian Yacht Club in Burnham-On-Crouch for the Allen supported event.Amazing seasonal offers!Don't miss the chance to join the vibrant and nationally active D-One fleet! From today until the 30th November 2017, Suntouched are offering £1,000 discount from the list price of a new D-One, including any trolleys, covers and upgrades.Two more entertaining reports winThe Henri Lloyd Report of the Month has yet again seen over one hundred reports nominated and, aptly in championship season, two National Championship reports are our August and September winners of the Land Rover BAR caps.