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OK Dinghy European Championship opens OK Dinghy European Championship opens Practice race sailed in the rain You really need a sense of humour to sail in the rain and with the Danish summer producing its best in Faaborg so far at the 2017 OK Dinghy European Championships, all 130 sailors are luckily in very good humour. by Robert Deaves, OKDIA Posted on 25 Jul 12 Metre Newport Trophy Regatta 12 Metre Newport Trophy Regatta 10 boats race in this Waypoint Series event The waters off Newport were alive with 12 Metres when the Newport Trophy Regatta took place over July 21-23. The event, hosted by Ida Lewis Yacht Club, reflected the excitement growing for the 12 Metre World Championship set to take place here in 2019. by Barby MacGowan Posted on 25 Jul Puerto Portals day 3 Puerto Portals day 3 A regular run for Rán Racing Two second places on the Bay of Palma today for Niklas Zennström's Rán Racing allows the team – that won the last regatta in Sardinia – to extend five points clear at the top of the leaderboard for the Puerto Portals 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week. by 52 Super Series Posted on 25 Jul Notts County Sailing Club Junior Open Meeting Notts County Sailing Club Junior Open Meeting Calm deceives sailors...then storm arrives Twenty Seven entries with juniors aged from 7 to 16 came to the Notts County Sailing Club junior open on 22nd July. About half a dozen were entering an Open for the first time, some even doing their first racing after joining in on Saturday Club. by David Eberlin Posted on 25 Jul McDougall + McConaghy Moth Worlds day 1 McDougall + McConaghy Moth Worlds day 1 Mother nature disrupts play Even at one of the most glamorous of venues sometimes mother nature intervenes. A series of summer thunderstorms caused havoc with the regular breezes on Lake Garda putting an end to any chance of racing on day 1 of the McDougall + McConaghy Moth Worlds. by Jonny Fullerton Posted on 25 Jul Sprint 15 National Championships Sprint 15 National Championships 60 cat sailors aged between 13 and 73 at Thorpe Bay Thorpe Bay, Essex, hosted 60 entrants for the Sprint 15 National Championships sponsored by GJW Direct Insurance and Windsport. Entrants came from far and wide including Isle of Wight, Wales, Devon, the North and the Essex area. by Jenny Ball Posted on 25 Jul U.S. Singlehanded Championships U.S. Singlehanded Championships Zaleski and Weaver win at Lake Tahoe Following four days of exciting racing in the sparkling waters of Lake Tahoe, Marek Zaleski (Norwalk, Conn.) became the 2017 U.S. Singlehanded Men's Champion and Hanne Weaver (Seattle, Wash.) became the 2017 U.S. Singlehanded Women's Champion on Sunday. by Jake Fish, US Sailing Posted on 25 Jul Rooster Topper World Championships day 1 Rooster Topper World Championships day 1 IRL and GBR sailors on top after first races in Loctudy Today marked the start of the Topper World Championships in Loctudy, and what a day with sunshine (very enjoyable after the persistent rain of yesterday) and a fairly stiff breeze with some of the gusts reaching highs in the 20kts. by Michelle Hill, ITCA Posted on 25 Jul RC Lasers at Fleetwood RC Lasers at Fleetwood A well-behaved pack of skippers A watchful eye on the weather pattern leading up to this Laser contest was appearing to be a bit of a lucky dip, with every scenario thrown in. Light rain showers, unsure of wind direction, so what we were going to get was going to be anyone's guess. by Tony Wilson Posted on 25 Jul Hobie Multiworlds and Europeans day 5 Hobie Multiworlds and Europeans day 5 It's always worth knowing how many laps are left The day after the grand award ceremonies for the Hobie 14 and Dragoon World Championships and Hobie 16 Master, Grand Masters, Youth spi, and spi European Championships. What a party it was. by David Brookes Posted on 25 Jul Ramsgate Week day 2 Ramsgate Week day 2 After one or two broaches all kites were soon lowered Monday marked the start of the IRC and cruiser handicap race series incorporating the regional IRC championships. by Martin Law Posted on 25 Jul British freight company to feature once again British freight company to feature once again PSP Logistics will enter a team in Clipper Race British freight and international transportation company PSP Logistics has announced today that it will enter a team in the upcoming Clipper Round the World Yacht Race for its third consecutive campaign. by Morgan Kasmarik Posted on 25 Jul Allen & PA Consulting RS Feva Worlds day 2 Allen & PA Consulting RS Feva Worlds day 2 Long postponement but excellent sunshine Day 2 of the RS Feva World Championships presented by PA Consulting and Allen Sailboat Hardware start with a AP Flag. The sun was out but the breeze was not. AP was soon follow by AP over 1, then AP over 2, then AP over 3 and finally AP over 4. by Jon Partridge Posted on 25 Jul Rooster RS Aero Worlds day 1 Rooster RS Aero Worlds day 1 Champagne sailing for 96 boats at Carnac Champagne sailing for 96 RS Aeros as a fresh breeze and glorious sunshine blessed France's Brittany coast. by RS Aero International Class Association Posted on 25 Jul ORC European Championship preview ORC European Championship preview 4 days of offshore and inshore competition in Gdansk After two days of measurement, registration and practice racing today and tomorrow, 83 teams from 11 countries throughout Europe will start racing on Wednesday 26 July for four days of offshore and inshore competition. by ORC Media Posted on 25 Jul The largest and most diverse fleet ever The largest and most diverse fleet ever Almost 400 yachts registered for Rolex Fastnet Race The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC), race founder and organizer of the Rolex Fastnet Race, has said that the fleet that will contest the 2017 edition looks set to be the largest and most diverse in offshore racing history. by Giles Pearman Posted on 25 Jul Sail in Mallorca Sail in Mallorca The stuff dreams are made of There are still a few yachts left on our newest flotilla in Mallorca this summer. Call our Holiday Planners today to reserve a week's sociable and laid-back sailing, exploring the south and east coasts. by Sunsail Posted on 25 Jul ISORA Race 7 ISORA Race 7 Postponed Lyver Race run at last The Lyver Race, after the postponement from the 30th June, took place on Friday 21st July writes Peter Ryan, Chairman of ISORA (Irish Sea Offshore Racing Association). The race is also a qualifier for the Fastnet Race. by Mark Thompson Posted on 25 Jul 2.4mRs at Tewkesbury 2.4mRs at Tewkesbury A game of Chinese whispers mid-race Five 2.4s headed to Tewkesbury in changeable conditions. Turning up on Friday in the pouring rain the river was actually wider than remembered. I was told that the river is 90ft wide. by Megan Pascoe Posted on 25 Jul 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 on 25 Jul 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 on 25 Jul 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
British freight company to feature once againBritish freight and international transportation company PSP Logistics has announced today that it will enter a team in the upcoming Clipper Round the World Yacht Race for its third consecutive campaign.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.Sail in MallorcaThere are still a few yachts left on our newest flotilla in Mallorca this summer. Call our Holiday Planners today to reserve a week's sociable and laid-back sailing, exploring the south and east coasts.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.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.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.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.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.Crewsaver Price Smash!Grab a bargain quickly! There are only limited stocks at these prices at TridentUK.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.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 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.