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Ocean Racing Veteran takes over helm Ocean Racing Veteran takes over helm Of Unicef for Clipper 2017-18 Race Campaign Ocean 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. by Julia Fry Posted today at 9:00 am Tornado Europeans at Lake Como day 3 Tornado Europeans at Lake Como day 3 Lake Como lives up to every expectation After the thunderstorm and a lot of rain last night a clear sky and a wind of maximum 13 knots made the ideal conditions to complete another two races back to back. The wind was very shifty, ranging from 160 to 200 degrees. by International Tornado Class Association Posted today at 8:28 am Governor's Cup Youth Match Racing overall Governor's Cup Youth Match Racing overall Sometimes, choosing your opponent can go terribly wrong Christophe Killian, 20, won the 51st Governor's Cup International Youth Match Racing Championship with a 3-1 victory over Leonard Takahashi before a record number of spectator boats watching the action. by Susan Kenney Posted today at 8:20 am A family affair for the Hutchesons A family affair for the Hutchesons At Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2017 The chilly waters of Canberra's Lake Burley Griffin are a fading thought for Danielle Hutcheson as she prepares to enjoy the tropical warmth that will come at the 34th staging of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week next month. by Rob Mundle Posted today at 6:44 am Cape Upstart stopover back on the menu Cape Upstart stopover back on the menu At SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week Because it was so well-received in 2016, SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week organisers are planning to host the Cape Upstart stopover again this year, for boats travelling from Airlie and/or Hamilton Island to SMIRW. by Di Pearson, SMIRW media Posted today at 6:05 am J/22 North American Championship day 2 J/22 North American Championship day 2 HoneyBadger claws its way to the top After seven races at the J/22 North American Championship, Travis Odenbach's HoneyBadger has scraped its way to the top of the leaderboard. Following a bullet in Saturday's first contest, HoneyBadger placed eighth in race six, becoming their discard. by Christopher Howell Posted on 22 Jul Extreme Sailing Series Act 4, Barcelona day 3 Extreme Sailing Series Act 4, Barcelona day 3 Oman Air shoot to the top of the rankings An epic penultimate day of Act 4 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ saw changing fortunes across the fleet as a rampant Oman Air shot to the top of the rankings while early leaders Alinghi dropped off the podium. by Extreme Sailing Series Posted on 22 Jul Italian Moth Series at Lake Garda day 1 Italian Moth Series at Lake Garda day 1 The unofficial warm up before the Worlds The Italian Moth Series held over the weekend of 22 - 23 July acts as a warm up event for the McDougall + McConaghy Moth Worlds, both hosted by Fraglia Vela Malcesine on Lake Garda, Italy. by Jonny Fullerton Posted on 22 Jul Etchells North American Championship preview Etchells North American Championship preview A test of wits and stamina in San Diego From August 16-19, San Diego Yacht Club and Etchells Fleet 13 will host the 2017 International Etchells Class North American Championship. by Emily Willhoft Posted on 22 Jul Tour de France à la Voile Act 6 day 2 Tour de France à la Voile Act 6 day 2 Tour leaders in the chocolates in Roses Téva Plichart's Trésors de Tahiti showed all the traits of potential Tour Voile champions not just in the smooth, assured manner in which they won today's Act 6 Super Final but also the way in which they managed their route into the final in Roses. by Andi Robertson Posted on 22 Jul Nick Simes Trophy awarded for the first time Nick Simes Trophy awarded for the first time To top GBR boat in the 29er Eurocup series At the Hayling Island 29er Harken GP a new perpetual trophy was awarded in memory of Nick Simes. Nick was one of those extraordinary people who touched many people with his kindness and personality. by Suzie Hammett Posted on 22 Jul Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek day 3 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek day 3 Australians dominate the standings It looked ominous at dawn on Day 3 of the Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek with a glassed-out Andaman Sea. AP was raised on shore, but was lowered within the hour as PRO Simon James and his formidable on-water team tracked down some good breeze. by Duncan Worthington Posted on 22 Jul 42 teams set 42 teams set For the Transat Jacques Vabre 2017 As happens every two years, couples are getting together as the summer approaches... to form solid partnerships for the Transat Jacques Vabre, the double-handed race of reference, which has been leaving Le Havre since 1993. by Transat Jacques Vabre Posted on 22 Jul Hansa UK Nationals at Spinnaker Hansa UK Nationals at Spinnaker Hosted by New Forest Sailability The 2017 annual championships were hosted by New Forest Sailability over three days at Spinnaker Club in west Hampshire. It is a beautiful, albeit quite small, lake surrounded on many sides by trees often giving very variable winds. by Malcolm Bentley Posted on 22 Jul METSTRADE to celebrate 30 years METSTRADE to celebrate 30 years At leading edge of leisure marine industry Visitor registration has opened for this year's edition of the METSTRADE Show, the largest B2B event for the global leisure marine industry. by Sigrid van der Wel Posted on 22 Jul World Sailing confirms strong presence World Sailing confirms strong presence At Yacht Racing Forum 2017 in Aarhus, Denmark World Sailing's President Kim Andersen will present a keynote address and lead a strong delegation from the sports governing body at the conferences from November 27-28. by Yacht Racing Forum Posted on 22 Jul Tornado Europeans at Lake Como day 2 Tornado Europeans at Lake Como day 2 Mavros and Tagalopoulos move into the lead Mavros and Tagalopoulos, GRE 11 set the pace off the starting line and led the pack, racking up two bullets in an equal number of races today, standing now in 1st place overall. by International Tornado Class Association Posted on 22 Jul Moth Worlds at Lake Garda preview part 2 Moth Worlds at Lake Garda preview part 2 So who's going to win then? We 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. by Neil Baker Posted on 22 Jul Perfect day for 2017 Dutch Shoe Marathon Perfect day for 2017 Dutch Shoe Marathon Over 150 junior and senior sailors in San Diego Bay Over 150 junior and senior sailors took San Diego Bay for the 48th Annual Dutch Shoe Marathon. A summer time favourite, these competitors completed the annual dinghy distance race from San Diego Yacht Club to Coronado Yacht Club. by Emily Willhoft Posted on 22 Jul Contender Worlds at Sønderborg, Denmark overall Contender Worlds at Sønderborg, Denmark overall Jason Beebe crowned champion - it's been emotional The forecasted light winds on day five proved correct with the Master's experience showing the youngsters how to sail in very fluky conditions. by Flemming Clausen Posted on 22 Jul Extreme Sailing Series Act 4, Barcelona day 2 Extreme Sailing Series Act 4, Barcelona day 2 FNOB Impulse robbed of race win in action-packed opener A dramatic Act 4 curtain-raiser in Barcelona saw heartache for local wildcard crew FNOB Impulse when they were denied their first win right on the finish line – as Alinghi took control of the scoreboard. by Extreme Sailing Series Posted on 22 Jul 51st Governor's Cup Youth Match Racing day 4 51st Governor's Cup Youth Match Racing day 4 Balboa YC's Killian up 2-0 in semifinal with Weis Christophe Killian of host Balboa Yacht Club won two semi-final races today in the Governor's Cup International Youth Match Racing Championship against Christopher Weis of Del Rey Yacht Club, Marina del Rey, California. by Susan Kenney Posted on 22 Jul Hobie Multiworlds and Europeans day 2 Hobie Multiworlds and Europeans day 2 A challenging day in the strong current A beautiful sunny second day at the Hobie 14 and Hobie Dragoon World Championships with the Hobie 16 Spi Youth Europeans at Noordwijk, Netherlands. The day started with a gentle side-offshore S/SW breeze. by David Brookes Posted on 22 Jul Melges 32 Europeans day 2 Melges 32 Europeans day 2 Torpyone strengthens lead The team of Edoardo Lupi/Massimo Pessina (Lorenzo Bressani, tactician) on TORPYONE have successfully defended their leadership for a second day at the 2017 Melges 32 European Championship. by International Melges 32 Class Association Posted on 22 Jul J/22 North American Championship day 1 J/22 North American Championship day 1 Chris Doyle's The Jug 4 1 snatches lead in Buffalo Four races were completed on the opening day of the J/22 North American Championship hosted by Buffalo Yacht Club in Buffalo, New York. Local Chris Doyle on The Jug 4 1 posted a 2,1,4,5 for 12 points and the early advantage. by Christopher Howell Posted on 22 Jul Crewsaver Price Smash! Crewsaver Price Smash! Grab a bargain at TridentUK Grab a bargain quickly! There are only limited stocks at these prices at TridentUK. by TridentUK Posted on 21 Jul Tour de France à la Voile Act 6 day 1 Tour de France à la Voile Act 6 day 1 Outgunned in Roses Double Paralympic medallist Damien Seguin, Damien Iehl and Benjamin Amiot on Fondation FDJ Des Pieds et Des Mains seized their opportunity in the thrilling final metres to the finish line, eased past Lorina Limonade Golfe du Morbihan to steal victory. by Andi Robertson Posted on 21 Jul Charles Stanley Direct Cowes Classics Week overall Charles Stanley Direct Cowes Classics Week overall Vintage boats and young winners Winner of the 10th Charles Stanley Direct Cowes Classics Week put his success down to a bit of practice and a tightly competitive fleet which keeps him on his toes year round. by Marina Johnson Posted on 21 Jul 177 boats getting set in Medemblik 177 boats getting set in Medemblik Allen & PA Consulting RS Feva Worlds The 10th RS Feva World Championship will start on Sunday 23rd July 2017. The International Regatta Centre in Medemblik, The Netherlands will host 177 boats from 17 nations with the support of two amazing sponsors - Allen and PA Consulting. by Jon Partridge Posted on 21 Jul Does Puerto Portals hold the key? Does Puerto Portals hold the key? To 2017 52 SUPER SERIES title As the 52 SUPER SERIES heads to the high summer, happy hunting ground that is the Bay of Palma out from Puerto Portals, Azzurra lead the circuit after four of this season's six regattas by one single point. by 52 Super Series Posted on 21 Jul National Swallow Championship National Swallow Championship Itchenor's Gwaihir takes top prize The Swallow Class celebrated the mid-point in their three-year 70th anniversary commemorations – marking the year the first boats were built – at the National Swallow Championships at the Royal London YC in Cowes. by Rebecca Oldfield Posted on 21 Jul Zhik RS Elite Nationals at Hayling Island day 2 Zhik RS Elite Nationals at Hayling Island day 2 45 knot winds stop play With a building wind forecast, wind over tide, 45 knots of breeze at St Catherine's Point and 58 knots off Portland Bill, the competitors briefly considered the option to race inside Chichester Harbour but unanimously agreed not to race today. by Paul Fisk Posted on 21 Jul Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek day 2 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek day 2 Mixing it up in Thailand A busy day on the water yesterday saw some excellent competition, close calls and racing incidents which resulted in a busy evening later for the Protest Committee onshore. by Duncan Worthington Posted on 21 Jul Ian Walker Interview Ian Walker Interview Musto ambassador, Volvo Ocean Race winner, Olympic medallist We 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. by Mark Jardine Posted on 21 Jul EMCT Round Britain 2017 arrives in London EMCT Round Britain 2017 arrives in London Opening the market at the London Stock Exchange Today marked the half way point of the inspirational 2,400 mile voyage involving over 100 young people in recovery from cancer. The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Round Britain 2017 arrived in London on Wednesday 19 July, sailing up the Thames. by Natasha Elliott Posted on 21 Jul Moth Worlds at Lake Garda preview part 1 Moth Worlds at Lake Garda preview part 1 It's a wonderful time; it's a horrible time! It'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. by Neil Baker Posted on 21 Jul
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.Italian Moth Series at Lake Garda day 1The Italian Moth Series held over the weekend of 22 - 23 July acts as a warm up event for the McDougall + McConaghy Moth Worlds, both hosted by Fraglia Vela Malcesine on Lake Garda, Italy.Crewsaver Price Smash!Grab a bargain quickly! There are only limited stocks at these prices at TridentUK.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.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.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.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.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.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.Sailing history for saleThe UK dinghy scene is unique in its richness and diversity. Sadly, it looks as though we may be about to lose a major part of this important heritage.Allen sponsor 2017 Fireball EuropeansLyme Regis Sailing Club is the host for the 2017 Fireball Europeans and National Championships. Taking place from the 18th-25th August with over 60 entrants registered including Team Allen sailors, its set to be an exciting event.Knots are great, but beware of limitationsPaul Dyer, technical manager at Marlow Ropes, tests the effects of knots and splices on rope strength.