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Lasers at Leigh & Lowton Lasers at Leigh & Lowton Postponement eased by bacon butties and tea Sailors arrived to a mirror like Flash. Thankfully as bacon butties and tea were consumed from the famous galley, a gentle westerly breeze settled in. by Paul Allen Posted today at 7:21 am 420 Open European Championships preview 420 Open European Championships preview 179 teams from 22 nations now ready in Athens The race track showdown at the 2017 420 Open European Championships kicks off on Tuesday 25 July 2017 on the waters off the iconic Olympic sailing city of Athens. by Luissa Smith Posted today at 6:47 am The Gertrude Cup 2017 day 3 The Gertrude Cup 2017 day 3 Classic Solent racing conditions transpired Three races were held in medium to heavy airs for the third day of the Etchells invitational regatta. In a shifty northerly breeze, a significant tide built during the day, and by mid-afternoon the wind speed had piped up to 20 knots. by Louay Habib Posted on 24 Jul Tornado Europeans at Lake Como overall Tornado Europeans at Lake Como overall Hellenic Police team win for a second year in a row The Hellenic Police team of Nikolaos Mavros and Alexandros Tagaropoulos, GRE 11 had their goal set on becoming European Tornado Open champions for the second time in a row and they did it! by International Tornado Class Association Posted on 24 Jul International Moth Worlds top contenders guide International Moth Worlds top contenders guide Standby for the most competitive Moth Worlds ever The largest and most competitive Moth World Championship begins this week at one of the most glamorous racing locations in world sailing, Lake Garda. A record 240 Moths are entered from 25 countries from all over the globe. by Jonny Fullerton Posted on 24 Jul Puerto Portals day 2 Puerto Portals day 2 Patience was required Carrying the momentum of their regatta win in Sardinia to Mallorca and to the Puerto Portals 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week, Niklas Zennström and the crew of Rán Racing top the leaderboard after only one race was completed on the first day of competition. by 52 Super Series Posted on 24 Jul Bayview Mackinac Race update Bayview Mackinac Race update Il Mostro breaks monohull record for Cove Island course Peter Thornton's Volvo 70 Il Mostro broke its own race course record today in the 93rd Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac Race. The newly established elapsed time record for the 254-nautical mile Cove Island Course is 21:45:12. by Barby MacGowan Posted on 24 Jul Hobie Multiworlds and Europeans day 4 Hobie Multiworlds and Europeans day 4 A massive swell at sea and a challenging shore-break Today, the last race day for Hobie classes 14 and ragoon World Championsips, and European 16 Youth Spi,, EHCA Spi Cup, Masters, Grand Masters and Great Grand Masters was sailed in exciting and later turbulent conditions. by David Brookes Posted on 24 Jul Tour de France à la Voile Act 7 day 2 Tour de France à la Voile Act 7 day 2 Blistering Super Final shakes Tahiti from top spot In the windiest of the 14 race days faced yet in the Tour de France à la Voile, another spectacular Super Final saw a sparkling Lorina Limonade – Golf du Morbihan take to the heavy conditions with gusto. by Andi Robertson Posted on 24 Jul Rambler 88 wins RORC Channel Race Rambler 88 wins RORC Channel Race Line honours and IRC victory after 160 nm George David's American Canting Keel Maxi, Rambler 88 has won the 2017 RORC Channel Race, making it two wins in a row, having also won the RORC Cowes Dinard St Malo Race. Rambler 88 took Line Honours in the 160 nautical mile race. by Louay Habib Posted on 24 Jul Paul Goodison interview at Lake Garda Paul Goodison interview at Lake Garda The Moth Worlds versus the America's Cup Jonny Fullerton interviews Paul Goodison, current Moth World Champion, ahead of the 2017 Worlds: talking about breakages, Moth versus America's Cup sailing, and what he has been missing these past two years. by Jonny Fullerton Posted on 24 Jul Flying Fifteens at Cowes Classic Week Flying Fifteens at Cowes Classic Week 28 boats come to the line for the 70th Anniversary Race Following on immediately after the Southern Area Championship on Monday 17th July, 28 boats came to the line for the Flying Fifteens 70th Anniversary Race run by the Royal London Yacht Club in a light northerly breeze. by Jonny Fullerton Posted on 24 Jul Royal Southern Joseph Perrier July Regatta Royal Southern Joseph Perrier July Regatta Champagne prizes go down well The Joseph Perrier July Regatta is the third in the Royal Southern Yacht Club Summer Series, featuring two days of racing in the Solent for IRC Classes, One Designs, Mixed Sportsboats, and a Cruiser Class. by Louay Habib Posted on 24 Jul Ramsgate Week day 1 Ramsgate Week day 1 Visiting the infamous 'Ship Swallower' Ramsgate Week hosted by the Royal Temple Yacht Club got underway with sunshine, blue skies and a moderate westerly breeze. A reaching start sent competitors south for an anticlockwise circuit of the Goodwin Sands for 30 nm. by Martin Law Posted on 24 Jul The World Sailing Show - August 2017 The World Sailing Show - August 2017 Secrets behind Team New Zealand's success, and more The secrets behind Team New Zealand's success. This month the World Sailing Show finds out why the Kiwis were so much faster than Oracle Team USA. Plus, new technology that gets you on board for the racing. by Sunset + Vine Posted on 24 Jul J/22 North American Championship overall J/22 North American Championship overall Chris Doyle's team wins after tie-breaker In sports, coaches always say that every point matters. That was certainly the case at the J/22 North American Championship hosted by Buffalo Yacht Club in Buffalo, NY. Chris Doyle's The Jug 4 1 went into the ninth and final contest in third place. by Christopher Howell Posted on 24 Jul The Gertrude Cup 2017 days 1 & 2 The Gertrude Cup 2017 days 1 & 2 Hong Kong team is leading the way in the Solent For the third time this season a Hong Kong team is leading the way in a major Solent Etchells regatta, this time the Gertrude Cup run by the Royal Thames Yacht Club. This invitational series sees competitors being provided with a fully rigged Etchells. by Laurence Mead Posted on 24 Jul Caring for your kit with Rooster Caring for your kit with Rooster The simplest way to lengthen the life span of your clothing The best way to care for your sailing kit to ensure that it stays fresh, snag-free and lasts, is to hand wash it in a large bucket of lukewarm water and use a specialist shampoo, then allow it to drip dry on the washing line out of direct sunlight. by Rooster Sailing Posted on 24 Jul Zhik RS Elite Nationals at Hayling Island overall Zhik RS Elite Nationals at Hayling Island overall 30 knot winds and prolonged cold rain on final day Zhik RS Elite National Championship at Hayling Island Sailing Club – Final Day Following cancellation of Day 2 racing and Friday night's rib-tickling curry and comedy night, four races were sailed in Hayling Bay on Saturday. by Paul Fisk Posted on 24 Jul Snipe South Eastern Championship Snipe South Eastern Championship Agressive starts with all to play for Another great weekend of racing at Blackwater Sailing Club over the weekend of 8th and 9th July for the South-Eastern Championships. The event was held in conjunction with the National 18 meeting who had 4 boats racing compared to 11 for us. by Iain Marshall Posted on 24 Jul Bembridge August Points series day 1 Bembridge August Points series day 1 12 Redwings and 7 One-Designs out in a F4 Twelve Redwings and seven One-Designs raced on Saturday in the first of this year's August Points series. With the F4 gusting F5 SSW breeze, a high tide and most of the boats coming from the harbour moorings, Pepe was the obvious windward mark. by Mike Samuelson Posted on 24 Jul Puerto Portals day 1 Puerto Portals day 1 No decent wind for 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week The Bay of Palma refused to present the Puerto Portals 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week with enough of a settled breeze to permit the scheduled Official Practice Race to be sailed today. by 52 Super Series Posted on 24 Jul Salcombe YC Summer Series Race 7 Salcombe YC Summer Series Race 7 Feisty wind, rain squalls and a strong flooding tide A feisty wind, low cloud, rain squalls and a strong flooding tide made for challenging sailing in the penultimate Summer Series race 7. Add to that a main fleet course that had some competitors having to do a three mile beat from Gerston to Blackstone... by Malcolm Mackley Posted on 24 Jul Lymington XOD Saturday Series race 14 Lymington XOD Saturday Series race 14 It had looked like being a really dirty day Despite the cool and gusty wind, rain and a poor forecast, what had looked like being a really dirty day actually provided good conditions for an excellent race. by John Olliff-Cooper Posted on 24 Jul Topper National Series 6 at Lowestoft Topper National Series 6 at Lowestoft Few could predict just how shifty the wind was going to be For the final round (NS6) of the 2016/17 Volvo GJW Direct Topper National Series the Topper travelling circus headed East - to the most easterly point of mainland Great Britain to be precise! by Christopher Woodard Posted on 24 Jul Allen & PA Consulting RS Feva Worlds day 1 Allen & PA Consulting RS Feva Worlds day 1 354 sailors take part in qualifying races and football The anticipation of the biggest event of the year was finally over and Qualifying day 1 was upon the 354 sailors as the set off for what was a superb day of racing for all. The boat park "Beach" team managed a slick operation of launching by Jon Partridge Posted on 24 Jul Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek overall Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek overall A single race shootout brings the week to a close Today brought to a close one of the best Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek's in recent history with a full complement of races across all seven classes and some exceptionally close racing. by Duncan Worthington Posted on 24 Jul Hobie Multiworlds and Europeans day 3 Hobie Multiworlds and Europeans day 3 A beautiful beach, mellow music and tasty food Today was proof that Hobie sailing in the Netherlands is so interesting and fun. The first two races on Saturday were brilliant, due to nice moderate winds from the West, fortunately nothing like what was forecasted the day before. by David Brookes Posted on 24 Jul FSE Robline SB20 UK Open Nationals FSE Robline SB20 UK Open Nationals Joe Llewellyn's Forelle Estates wins at Royal Southern The SB20 Class were out in force, battling medium to heavy conditions in the Central Solent. Several races were held in over 20 knots of wind, with some high octane action on the windward leeward course. by Louay Habib Posted on 23 Jul Extreme Sailing Series Act 4, Barcelona overall Extreme Sailing Series Act 4, Barcelona overall Oman Air win but SAP Extreme go top at halfway stage Oman Air scored their first Act win of 2017 as SAP Extreme Sailing Team rise to the top of the overall Extreme Sailing Series™ scoreboard following a nail-biting finale to Act 4 in Barcelona. by Extreme Sailing Series Posted on 23 Jul Tour de France à la Voile Act 7 day 1 Tour de France à la Voile Act 7 day 1 Patience pays in blowy Camargue Coastal Raid The 29 teams competing in the 2017 Tour de France à la Voile waited patiently for almost two hours under a blazing Mediterranean sun for the start of today's Coastal Raid, the seventh in the series. by Andi Robertson Posted on 23 Jul Italian Moth Series at Lake Garda day 2 Italian Moth Series at Lake Garda day 2 Paul Goodison shows his speed For day 2 of the Italian Moth Series, the pre curser to the McDougall + McConaghy Moth Worlds, Lake Garda delivered with fantastic Moth sailing conditions with spectators enjoying a grand stand view of the action. by Jonny Fullerton Posted on 23 Jul 96 RS Aeros are heading to France 96 RS Aeros are heading to France For the first World Championship, sponsored by Rooster 96 RS Aeros are signed up for the first RS Aero Worlds in France after being awarded World Sailing International Class Status 18 months ago. Incredible that World Sailing Status came only 18 months after launch. by RS Aero International Class Association Posted on 23 Jul WASZP International Games preview WASZP International Games preview Standby for take off at Campione, Lake Garda The most popular one design foiler in the world is hosting its inaugural International Championship only 1 year since production commenced on this product. The WASZP is taking grass roots sailing to new levels around the world. by Jonny Fullerton Posted on 23 Jul Celebrating 50 years of the Tornado class Celebrating 50 years of the Tornado class Golden Worlds to be held in Greece The Tornado class was established in 1967 and remains one of the fastest and most attractive sailing catamarans. The 'Golden' 2017 Tornado World Championship will be held in Thessaloniki, Greece between 28th August and 5th September. by International Tornado Class Association Posted on 23 Jul New Full Moon Race added New Full Moon Race added To the 2018 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival The 2018 BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival is already planning the 47th annual race, with new innovations, parties and races. March 26 - April 1, the waters of the British Virgin Islands will be filled with competitors from across the globe. by BVI Spring Regatta Posted on 23 Jul
Caring for your kit with RoosterThe best way to care for your sailing kit to ensure that it stays fresh, snag-free and lasts, is to hand wash it in a large bucket of lukewarm water and use a specialist shampoo, then allow it to drip dry on the washing line out of direct sunlight.International Moth Worlds top contenders guideThe largest and most competitive Moth World Championship begins this week at one of the most glamorous racing locations in world sailing, Lake Garda. A record 240 Moths are entered from 25 countries from all over the globe.Ocean Racing Veteran takes over helmOcean racing veteran Bob Beggs is returning to the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, to lead the Unicef team for the 2017-18 edition, taking over the role from the team's current Skipper, Tristan Brooks.Paul Goodison interview at Lake GardaJonny Fullerton interviews Paul Goodison, current Moth World Champion, ahead of the 2017 Worlds: talking about breakages, Moth versus America's Cup sailing, and what he has been missing these past two years.Crewsaver Price Smash!Grab a bargain quickly! There are only limited stocks at these prices at TridentUK.WASZP International Games previewThe most popular one design foiler in the world is hosting its inaugural International Championship only 1 year since production commenced on this product. The WASZP is taking grass roots sailing to new levels around the world.Liverpool announces team entry in Clipper RaceWe are pleased to reveal that Liverpool 2018, Liverpool City Council's newest international destination campaign, will be a team entry in the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race, which starts in just under a month.Moth Worlds at Lake Garda preview part 2We left this conversation yesterday at the critical point. It's the usual conversation that the armchair pundits like to start talking about in the run up to a big sailing event.Limited edition Gill Regatta Cap & VisorKeep your head covered in style with Gill's new limited edition Regatta Cap & Visor, available in an exclusive Aqua colourway. With a moisture-wicking headband and built-in UV 50 protection, these exclusives are a popular choice.Ian Walker InterviewWe speak to Musto ambassador Ian Walker about his Volvo Ocean Race win, why food and clothing are so important offshore, his views on the America's Cup, his new desk job, sailing for fun, and 20 years of the John Merricks Sailing Trust.Zhik returns to its spiritual homeZhik, the innovative sailing apparel specialist, is returning to its roots as the official clothing sponsor of the 2017 McDougall McConaghy Moth World Championships. And, ten years on, the Moths are returning to their spiritual home on Lake Garda.Moth Worlds at Lake Garda preview part 1It's a wonderful time; it's a horrible time. We're less than a week away from the start of the 2017 Moth Worlds and it really is a time of mixed feelings for Mothies. It's getting the heart pumping just putting these thoughts down.