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Turn The Tide On Plastic: A letter to Santa... Turn The Tide On Plastic: A letter to Santa...Here's what our sailor's are wishing for this ChristmasIt's been a physically relentless day of manoeuvres as Turn the Tide on Plastic pushed through the 7th day of Leg 3 in the Southern Ocean. The pace is expected to continue over the next 24 hours.by Turn the Tide on Plastic Posted 18 Dec 09:43 GMT Clipper Telemed+ Tasman Test: A race of firsts Clipper Telemed+ Tasman Test: A race of firstsA thrilling first stage to the All-Australian LegIt has been a thrilling first stage of the All-Australian Leg of the Clipper 2017-18 Race and the fleet came together to celebrate the achievements of Race 4 at a rapturous Prize Giving ceremony at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) in Sydney.by Clipper Round the World Posted 18 Dec 06:38 GMT Jangada triumphant in Grenada Jangada triumphant in GrenadaWinner of IRC Two and IRC Two Handed in the RORC Transatlantic RaceRichard Palmer's British JPK 10.10 Jangada, racing two handed with Rupert Holmes has finished the RORC Transatlantic Race in an elapsed time of 21 days 17 hours 32 mins 55 secs and is the winner of IRC Two and IRC Two Handed.by Louay Habib Posted 18 Dec 06:22 GMT RC Laser Northern Autumn Series day 5 RC Laser Northern Autumn Series day 5Link Trophy up for grabs at West LancsThis was the last day in a string of 5 to complete the Northerners series for the Link Trophy and we were back at Southport.by Tony Wilson Posted 18 Dec 06:20 GMT Two Rolex watches are good – three would be better Two Rolex watches are good – three would be betterThe overall winner is awarded a Rolex watchPay attention - it all gets a bit complicated - Bob Steel won the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's Rolex Sydney Hobart in 2008 on his TP52 Quest, and he had already won the race once before, in 2002, on a different boat also named Quest.by Jim Gale, RSHYR Media Posted 18 Dec 05:23 GMT Drew takes on Kialoa II Drew takes on Kialoa IIDrew takes on Kialoa IIIt's been 46 years since Jim Kilroy's S&S penned, 73-foot, 45 metric tonne, alloy maxi yawl, Kialoa II, took line honours in the 1971 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.by John Curnow Posted 18 Dec 02:10 GMT Don't miss FREE Next Day Delivery Don't miss FREE Next Day DeliveryOn orders over £75 at TridentUKFree delivery on orders over £75 at TridentUK ends 3pm on 21st December, subject to stock availability. Choose from a range of gift items categorised by price range.by TridentUK Posted 17 Dec 19:20 GMT Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3, Day 8 Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3, Day 8Dongfeng Race Team and MAPFRE are gybing back and forthDongfeng Race Team and MAPFRE are gybing back and forth as they zig-zag in an east-southeasterly direction, trying to stay as close as possible to the southern boundary of the race courseby Volvo Ocean Race Posted 17 Dec 18:43 GMT François Gabart smashes round the world record François Gabart smashes round the world recordMACIF trimaran skipper establishes new single-handed timeOnly IDEC Sport succeeded in achieving a better time in the Jules Verne Trophy (40 days, 23 hours, 30 minutes and 30 seconds). The MACIF trimaran will have covered a true distance of 27,859.7 miles, with a true average over this course of 27.2 knots.by Trimaran MACIF Posted 17 Dec 14:46 GMT Back to the Good Old Days of Caribbean Racing! Back to the Good Old Days of Caribbean Racing!At the 45th St. Thomas International RegattaIf you enjoyed Caribbean racing in the 1970s and 1980s – or heard the stories and wished you were there – this year's St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR), set for March 23-25, 2018, is the place to be!by Carol Bareuther Posted 17 Dec 14:38 GMT 2018 The Hague Offshore Worlds: Scoring plan 2018 The Hague Offshore Worlds: Scoring planA change to the Notice of Race (NOR) has been issuedAll competing entries must have valid IRC Endorsed and ORC International certificates, and a change to the Notice of Race (NOR) has been issued.by ORC Media Posted 17 Dec 13:39 GMT Merry Christmas from the British Sailing Team! " alt="" class="photos" /> Merry Christmas from the British Sailing Team!Festive fun on the water at the WPNSAFestive fun on the water at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy!by British Sailing Team Posted 17 Dec 12:00 GMT Entries open for 2018 Superyacht Cup Palma Entries open for 2018 Superyacht Cup Palma32m Frers-designed Bolero another competitor that comes alive on the race trackThe 32m Frers-designed Bolero is another competitor that comes alive on the race track. The team deftly swept the board at the SYC in 2017, securing undisputed overall victory. They will be back to defend their hard-fought title next year.by The Superyacht Cup Posted 17 Dec 11:44 GMT Garbart and MACIF destroy the solo RTW record Garbart and MACIF destroy the solo RTW recordThe French solo sailor has taken over six days off the previous timeFrench solo RTW sailor, François Gabart, smashed the solo round the world sailing record by setting (yet to be ratified by the WSSC) 42 days, 16hrs, 40mins and 35secs slashing a massive six days and 10hrs off the existing record.by John Curnow Posted 17 Dec 05:50 GMT Etchells Syd Corser Regatta Overall Etchells Syd Corser Regatta OverallBlowing dogs off chains on the final dayDue to strong winds and the forecast for the rest of the day by the Bureau of Meteorology, the remaining races of the 2017 Syd Corser Regatta were cancelled.by Jonny Fullerton Posted 17 Dec 05:18 GMT RSHYR: Mark Hipgrave - Mister Lucky - or not? RSHYR: Mark Hipgrave - Mister Lucky - or not?A boat full of people who stand outWhen the start cannon fires on Boxing Day, Queensland entries headed south will number 11 in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, but one is a little more unusual than the rest – a boat full of people who stand outby Di Pearson, RSHYR Media Posted 17 Dec 04:28 GMT Historic draw declared in Clipper Race Historic draw declared in Clipper RaceDead heat declared for the first time in Clipper Race historyA dead heat has been declared for the first time in Clipper Race history, with both Great Britain and Nasdaq to share eighth place in Race 4: The ClipperTelemed+ Tasman Test.by Morgan Kasmarik Posted 17 Dec 03:55 GMT RSHYR: A race of second chances RSHYR: A race of second chancesWinning Division 2 was more than Sydney skipper could have hoped forUnfortunately that ended in disappointment when Occasional Coarse Language Too retired from the Rolex Sydney Hobart on the afternoon of the start, a stiff southerly causing steering damage to his Ker GTS 43. There were other casualties that day too.by Di Pearson, RSHYR media Posted 17 Dec 02:29 GMT EPIC wipeout footage from the Southern Ocean EPIC wipeout footage from the Southern OceanAs the Volvo Ocean Race fleet battle it out during Leg 3As the Volvo Ocean Race fleet continue the 6,500 nautical mile leg from Cape Town to Melbourne the sailors are experiencing one of the most hostile environments the ocean has to offer.by Volvo Ocean Race Posted 16 Dec 20:58 GMT RSHYR: You can win race at both ends of the fleet RSHYR: You can win race at both ends of the fleetLine Honours isn't all that matters in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race"Line Honours is all that matters," so declared the man who will steer one of the very last boats to cross the finish line in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race this year, as he has done six times previously.by Jim Gale, RSHYR Media Posted 16 Dec 20:57 GMT Courtois wins Bédanne Cup Courtois wins Bédanne CupAnd the 2017 Women's International Match Racing SeriesAn incredible final day at the Base de loisirs de Bédanne, as the sun came out and the crowds followed to see the final day of racing at the 2017 International Bédanne's Cup.by WIM Series Posted 16 Dec 20:51 GMT Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3, Day 7 Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3, Day 7The Volvo Ocean Race fleet has been making ground to the northeast over the past 24 hoursThe Volvo Ocean Race fleet has been making ground to the northeast over the past 24 hours, the northerly component of their progress largely as a result of the Antarctica Ice Exclusion Zone (AIEZ) being shifted to the north yesterday.by Volvo Ocean Race Posted 16 Dec 17:08 GMT François Gabart expected to finish on Sunday François Gabart expected to finish on SundayLead over Thomas Coville's record (Sodebo Ultim): 2,735 milesHe is now making headway behind a ridge of high pressure, which is heading towards Brittany at the same as him. He should cross the finishing line of his single-handed round the world on Sunday morning, following roughly 43 days at seaby Trimaran MACIF Posted 16 Dec 17:04 GMT Etchells Syd Corser Regatta day 1 Etchells Syd Corser Regatta day 1The first day of the weekend regatta couldn't have been betterThe fleet was mainly made up of WA based Etchells, who sail under the banner of the Swan River Fleet, on yes (you've guessed it), the Swan River, only about a couple of kilometres inland from the oceanby Jonny Fullerton / Swan River Etchells Fleet Posted 16 Dec 16:53 GMT Merry Christmas from Barton Marine Merry Christmas from Barton MarineAs this adventurous year comes to a closeAs this adventurous year comes to a close, the Barton Marine team knows just how lucky we are to work in an industry that radiates good cheer and passion in the hearts of sailors everywhere!by Barton Marine Posted 16 Dec 16:00 GMT RYA Cymru Wales Club Affiliate Conference RYA Cymru Wales Club Affiliate ConferenceAround 25 sailing club representatives gather at Milford HavenAround 25 sailing club representatives from South and West Wales gathered in Milford Haven to find out ways to boost and maintain membership at the RYA Cymru Wales Club Affiliate Conference.by Hamish Stuart Posted 16 Dec 15:09 GMT GC32 World Championship preview GC32 World Championship previewGreenhalgh is also looking forward to competing on Lake Garda.Also returning is defending champion Oman Air, winner of the first GC32 Championship held in Muscat, Oman in March. The Omani team recently finished a close third overall in the 2017 Extreme Sailing Series following its final event in Los Cabos, Mexico.by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 16 Dec 14:45 GMT 2017 Extreme Sailing Series™ TV Series 2017 Extreme Sailing Series™ TV SeriesEpisode 8 brings us the racing from Los Cabos, MexicoSettle in for 26 minutes of Stadium Racing from the grand finale of the 2017 Extreme Sailing Series™ in Los Cabos, Mexico, with the eighth episode of the official TV Series.by Extreme Sailing Series Posted 16 Dec 12:33 GMT A record number of championships to be held A record number of championships to be heldAt the International Paint Poole Regatta 2018It is now confirmed that the International Paint Poole Regatta 2018 will be hosting a record number of championships. Five National Championships and two Southern Area Championships have been confirmed for the regatta so far.by Chris Jones Posted 16 Dec 10:31 GMT Joint 2018 European Championship in La Rochelle Joint 2018 European Championship in La RochelleJoint 2018 European Championship in La Rochelle, France49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17, and Male/Female Foiling Kitesurf will compete for the joint 2018 European Championship in La Rochelle, France.by The International Kiteboarding Association Posted 16 Dec 10:04 GMT Great Britain edges Nasdaq in photo finish Great Britain edges Nasdaq in photo finishGreat Britain has beaten NasdaqIn a finish that will go down in Clipper Race history, Great Britain has beaten Nasdaq to eighth place by just seconds in a thrilling photo finish on Sydney Harbour.by Clipper Round the World Posted 16 Dec 09:51 GMT La Rochelle for 2018 Euros La Rochelle for 2018 EurosThere will be three days of qualification followed by three days of finalsFor the 49er class this is the 22nd European Championship of the class with Dylan Fletcher and Stuart Bithell winning both the Europeans and Worlds last year in their first major championship titles in the 49er. They will be odds on favourites to repeat.by Ben Remocker Posted 16 Dec 09:46 GMT Courtois and Le Berre lead Semi-Finals in Bédanne Courtois and Le Berre lead Semi-Finals in BédanneAnother nerve wracking adventure for the sailorsAnother day on Lake Bédanne and another nerve wracking adventure for the sailors with shifty winds, lead changes, and big puffs. The penultimate day of the 2017 International Bédanne's Cup, the final event of the 2017 WIM Seriesby WIM Series Posted 16 Dec 02:36 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 15 Dec 16:00 GMT King George stands in for Queen Mary King George stands in for Queen Mary'King George Gallop' joins the GJW Direct SailJuice Winter SeriesThanks to some speedy action by King George Sailing Club, the King George Gallop steps in as a temporary replacement event for the Bloody Mary in the GJW Direct SailJuice Winter Series...by Andy Rice Posted 15 Dec 14:50 GMT Straddling the line in Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 Straddling the line in Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3Franco-Chinese crew Dongfeng Race Team continued to lead the way eastCharles Caudrelier's Franco-Chinese crew Dongfeng Race Team continued to lead the way east, managing to stay just ahead of a huge depression catapulting the fleet towards Australia.by Volvo Ocean Race Posted 15 Dec 14:37 GMT
Don't miss FREE Next Day DeliveryFree delivery on orders over £75 at TridentUK ends 3pm on 21st December, subject to stock availability. Choose from a range of gift items categorised by price range.RS Sailing's incredible 2017We spoke to Jon Partridge and Alex Newton-Southon at RS Sailing about their incredibly busy 2017 and some of the highlights of their year, both on the water and in the office.Historic draw declared in Clipper RaceA dead heat has been declared for the first time in Clipper Race history, with both Great Britain and Nasdaq to share eighth place in Race 4: The ClipperTelemed+ Tasman Test.Reviving your Regional Youth RacingAndrew Nelson, Youth Sailing Director at The Sailing Foundation in Redmond, Washington, has found success in revitalizing regular youth racing in the Pacific Northwest. Here he shares some lessons and practical advice.Merry Christmas from Barton MarineAs this adventurous year comes to a close, the Barton Marine team knows just how lucky we are to work in an industry that radiates good cheer and passion in the hearts of sailors everywhere!Barton's new block rangeWe spoke to Suzanne Blaustone and Simon Reynolds of Barton Marine about their new block range and also the Victory block range.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. RS and Seldén working togetherWe spoke to Steve Norbury of Seldén Mast, and Alex Newton-Southon of RS Sailing, about how they work together on the design and manufacture of a variety of components for the RS range of dinghies.January Sales start early at SuntouchedFollowing the brilliant success of the D-Zero sales promotion, we are able to extend this offer from to-day until the 14th January 2018, or the first 20 new boats sold during this period.America's Cup AC75 boat concept revealedHere it is! The ground-breaking new America's Cup class race boat concept. The AC75 is the bold new high performance fully foiling monohull.Try something new in 2018The International Certificate of Competence (ICC) is the RYA's recommended internationally recognised proof of boating competence.DAME Award againWe caught up with Drue Kerr, Senior Designer at Zhik, who have just won the DAME Award in the clothing category for their Isotak X Ocean range.