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One Week to Round the Island One Week to Round the Island One of the largest participation sporting events in the UK Whether you're an old hand of newcomer to the race, there's something very special about taking part in such an iconic event and with just one week remaining until race start we look at the kit you need for the big weekend. by Henri Lloyd Posted today at 9:30 am European Match Race Tour Event 6 European Match Race Tour Event 6 Zbroja closes gap to Bertheau in Copenhagen While local skipper Martin Boidin took the honours at the sixth European Match Race Tour event held in Copenhagen, eyes were on World #11, the Polish skipper Patryk Zbroja who closed the gap to overall leader Simon Bertheau to 10 points. by Helmut Czasny-Bonomo Posted today at 9:14 am New chapter in 2018 New chapter in 2018 For the New Caledonia Groupama Race Four feeder races making up Sail Noumea 2018 and a change of date for the start of the 654 nautical mile Groupama Race around the island of New Caledonia mark an exciting new chapter for the beautiful French Pacific Island sailing event. by Lisa Ratcliff / OCC Posted today at 8:43 am 15th Clagett Regatta day 1 15th Clagett Regatta day 1 21 boats racing at Newport, Rhode Island The twenty one boats registered for the 15th C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta were greeted with a established Southerly breeze in Newport on Friday. by Sam Crichton Posted today at 8:28 am RS Aero Southern Championships RS Aero Southern Championships A very warm and pleasant weekend for at Hayling Island On a very warm and pleasant weekend 31 RS Aeros made it down to the south coast to Hayling Island Sailing Club for the RS Aero Southerns at the RS Classes Summer Championships. by Liam Willis Posted today at 8:10 am Lasers at Dittisham Lasers at Dittisham On a quite beautiful sunny Sunday On a quite beautiful sunny Sunday, a small host of local Laser sailors were delighted to be joined by a squadron of Torpoint Mosquito Lasers who had flown in for the day to enjoy the idyllic sailing waters of Dittisham. by Steven Black Posted today at 8:00 am The Superyacht Cup Palma day 2 The Superyacht Cup Palma day 2 Another boisterous day's racing on the Bay Palma's Superyacht Cup doesn't only bring sailors together from all corners of the globe, but is also an event where the camaraderie plays a pivotal role in the regatta's enjoyment. by Kate Branagh Posted today at 7:55 am Kieler Woche day 7 Kieler Woche day 7 Triple bullets for 470 stars in a windy Westerly A strong wind from the west gusted over 25 knots at Kiel Week, and some big names seized the opportunity to shoot up the leaderboard. by Andy Rice Posted today at 7:42 am FAST40+ National Championship day 1 FAST40+ National Championship day 1 Pace blitz "It is uncanny how this is always a windy regatta." remarked Johnny Vincent, owner/driver of Ker40+ Pace, after scoring an impressive 2-2-1 in the FAST40+ Class on the first day the RORC IRC National Championship. by Louay Habib Posted today at 7:37 am A big cat is the 150th entry A big cat is the 150th entry For Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2017 A large cruising catamaran from South Australia has already made its mark on Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2017 by becoming the 150th entry for the popular August series. by Rob Mundle Posted today at 6:15 am RORC IRC Nationals day 1 RORC IRC Nationals day 1 Fleet licking their wounds after tough opening day With the southwesterly piping up to 30 knots in the final race, the RORC IRC Nationals got off to a brisk start on the Solent today with two windward-leewards followed by a round the cans race. by James Boyd Posted on 23 Jun Para World Sailing Championships day 3 Para World Sailing Championships day 3 "Survival" sailing Whatever wind was lacking on Thursday at the 2017 Para World Sailing Championships certainly wasn't on Friday, as the breeze turned up several notches, pushing sailors into "survival" mode. by Ross Gale, World Sailing Posted on 23 Jun Squib Nationals at Holyhead overall Squib Nationals at Holyhead overall Too much wind on the final day Unlike every other day this week, in what was generally a light air championship, the wind at the end of Holyhead breakwater was recorded to be blowing 22 knots this morning, with gusts of 27 knots. by Vincent Delany Posted on 23 Jun 52 SUPER SERIES at Porto Cervo day 3 52 SUPER SERIES at Porto Cervo day 3 Better never stops Wednesday's transgression may be two days behind them. Today they climbed to the top, sailing 1,3,1,4 since they retired on from the coastal race but Quantum Racing's hard driving tactician Terry Hutchinson hasn't put the opening day mistake behind him. by 52 Super Series Posted on 23 Jun Extreme Sailing Series™ set for Madeira Islands Extreme Sailing Series™ set for Madeira Islands After a successful debut Act in 2016 After a successful debut Act in 2016, the Extreme Sailing Series™ is ready to return to Madeira Islands for the third round of the 2017 season. by Extreme Sailing Series Posted on 23 Jun Birkett 2017 stickers from Ovington Birkett 2017 stickers from Ovington A new look this year Boats racing in the Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy on Ullswater over the weekend of July 1 and 2 will have a new look this year with help from top boatbuilder Ovington. by Sue Giles, UYC Posted on 23 Jun Miss Isle on BBC 1 documentary tonight Miss Isle on BBC 1 documentary tonight Featuring Natasha Lambert's breath control systems BBC1 have a documentary on tonight to highlight how technology can be used in sport, and one of the three items features Natasha and how she sails using her breath in her Mini 6.5 yacht. by Amanda Lambert Posted on 23 Jun Henri Lloyd Brand Recognition Henri Lloyd Brand Recognition Five decades of relentless innovation For over five decades of relentless innovation, Henri Lloyd still continues to push the boundaries of technical sailing clothing. by Henri Lloyd Posted on 23 Jun Hare & Hill complete Double Handed attempt Hare & Hill complete Double Handed attempt New levels of endurance in the Three Peaks Yacht Race The 40th Barmouth to Fort William Three Peaks Yacht Race was full of drama, adventure, close racing, elation and disappointment. by Rob Howard Posted on 23 Jun Laser Masters Europeans in Brittany Laser Masters Europeans in Brittany Some wonderful Breton hospitality Swirling thermal winds and variable currents in the bay of Fouesnant, on the Atlantic coast of Brittany, on the first day of the Laser Masters Europeans left several sailors looking for something that might calm them down. by Gareth Edwards Posted on 23 Jun GP14 Ulsters at Newtownards GP14 Ulsters at Newtownards More like Barbados than the Ards peninsula The GP14 Ulster Championship took place over the weekend. The fleet were welcomed back to Newtownards Sailing Club by Michael Cox who organised an outstanding event. by Ossain Geraghty Posted on 23 Jun J/24s at Kiel Week J/24s at Kiel Week If you've never been to Kieler Woche, you should... A fantastic venue, superb infrastructure, good and cheap food and beer, nice restaurants and hotels or cheap camping and bratwurst, plus 1,500 boats of different shapes and sizes to bring a real festival of sailing to the Baltic shores. by Rob Clark Posted on 23 Jun MS Amlin EAORA Offshore Regatta preview MS Amlin EAORA Offshore Regatta preview Title sponsor steps up once again The East Anglian Offshore Racing Association are pleased to announce that MS Amlin, formerly Haven Knox-Johnston, have once again agreed to become title sponsor for the Offshore Regatta from 6th to 9th July 2017. by Paul Wood Posted on 23 Jun La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Stage 4 finish La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Stage 4 finish Race winners decided in Dieppe This morning at 08:11:56 it was Macif 2015 skipper Charlie Dalin that crosses the finish line of the 4th and final stage (Concarneau-Dieppe) of the 2017 La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro. by La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Posted on 23 Jun RS700s at Hayling Island RS700s at Hayling Island More action from the RS Sailing Summer Championships According to Mark Rushall in the June issue of Yachts and Yachting, Hayling Island Sailing Club is a venue sailors seem to love or hate. by Jerry Wales Posted on 23 Jun Squib Nationals at Holyhead day 4 Squib Nationals at Holyhead day 4 All set for a final race showdown On Thursday, due to lack of wind in Church Bay, Holyhead, the Squib fleet had to wait more than an hour for the wind to settle. Initially the wind was too light to start the fourth championship race. by Vincent Delany Posted on 23 Jun 52 SUPER SERIES at Porto Cervo day 2 52 SUPER SERIES at Porto Cervo day 2 Rán Racing on top of Roller Coaster For two of the 2017 season's top 52 SUPER SERIES teams the familiar waters of Porto Cervo, Sardinia have been something of an emotional roller coaster. by 52 Super Series Posted on 23 Jun Toppers at Rutland Toppers at Rutland 180 sailors for Volvo GJW Direct National Series 5 180 Toppers descended upon Rutland SC last weekend for round 5 of the 2016-17 Volvo GJW Direct Topper National Series. After a succession of windy national events, the advance forecast this time was predicting generally light winds. by Chris Woodard Posted on 23 Jun Para World Sailing Championships day 2 Para World Sailing Championships day 2 What a difference a day makes After the opening day of the 2017 Para World Sailing Championships was blessed with gorgeous sunshine and a 7-9 knot breeze, albeit shifty, Thursday was a massive contrast. by Daniel Smith, World Sailing Posted on 23 Jun Coaching clinic kicks off the 15th Clagett Coaching clinic kicks off the 15th Clagett On a picture perfect Summer day in Newport On a picture perfect Summer day in Newport RI, the 2.4mR and Sonar sailors in town for the 15th C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta converged on Sail Newport in Fort Adams State Park. by Sam Crichton Posted on 23 Jun Sovereign's Cup 2017 day 2 Sovereign's Cup 2017 day 2 A stunning day in Kinsale The halfway stage of the O'Leary Life Sovereigns Cup at Kinsale Yacht Club was marked by perfect sailing conditions today with the 98-strong fleet revelling in the steadily building breeze that topped out with 25 knot gusts. by David Branigan Posted on 23 Jun Kieler Woche day 6 Kieler Woche day 6 Wild weather makes for a topsy-turvy day On a day when Kiel Week's weather threw almost everything at the competitors except the kitchen sink, Victoria Jurczok and Anika Lorenz kept cool heads to move into the overall lead of the 49er FX fleet. by Andy Rice Posted on 22 Jun The Superyacht Cup Palma day 1 The Superyacht Cup Palma day 1 Win Win and Bolero take no prisoners As most owners and sailors know each other from having gone head-to-head at previous editions, last night's 'Welcome Cocktail' (celebrating the 75th anniversary of silver sponsors Astilleros de Mallorca) was abundant with animated catch-ups. by Kate Branagh Posted on 22 Jun Where sky meets sea Where sky meets sea Explore the Caribbean with Sunsail Get a lungful of sea air and explore a tropical paradise as you embark on a Caribbean voyage. Skim over turquoise seas, then dive beneath them to explore glorious coral reefs and shipwrecks. by Sunsail Posted on 22 Jun Spinlock creates custom lifejacket Spinlock creates custom lifejacket For toughest race on water Spinlock will be an official race supplier to the Volvo Ocean Race, after designing a unique and custom lifejacket for the 2017-18 edition. by Volvo Ocean Race Posted on 22 Jun Exclusive RS Cat16 AC35 Package! Exclusive RS Cat16 AC35 Package! Celebrating the success of the 35th America's Cup To celebrate the success of the 35th America's Cup and use of the RS Cat 16 as the chosen roadshow boat for Land Rover BAR, we are offering this exclusive package. by RS Sailing Posted on 22 Jun
One Week to Round the IslandWhether you're an old hand of newcomer to the race, there's something very special about taking part in such an iconic event and with just one week remaining until race start we look at the kit you need for the big weekend.From Thai boxer to Moth sailorKyle Stoneham is one of the real characters on the International Moth circuit. Having recently sold his business, Kyle is able to spend more time on his foiling sailing, so we caught up with him to find out more...Henri Lloyd Brand RecognitionFor over five decades of relentless innovation, Henri Lloyd still continues to push the boundaries of technical sailing clothing.Clipper CEO set for Prudential RideLondon 100The Clipper Race's official charity is UNICEF, and this year the teams are aiming to raise £400,000. Clipper's CEO, William Ward, has worked closely with Unicef UK and its global offices, experiencing first-hand the vital work it does.Where sky meets seaGet a lungful of sea air and explore a tropical paradise as you embark on a Caribbean voyage. Skim over turquoise seas, then dive beneath them to explore glorious coral reefs and shipwrecks.What can ORACLE TEAM USA do?Emirates Team New Zealand have won the first four races in the 35th America's Cup Match. There has been the odd close moment, but the Kiwis have undoubtedly been faster on every point of sail, simply sailing away from ORACLE TEAM USA.Exclusive RS Cat16 AC35 Package!To celebrate the success of the 35th America's Cup and use of the RS Cat 16 as the chosen roadshow boat for Land Rover BAR, we are offering this exclusive package.America's Cup Endeavour Junior RegattasWe talk about what the regattas are hoping to achieve, how education plays a major part in the Endeavour Programme, and what can be learned from the event to help encourage increased participation in sailing.Henri Lloyd proud of Land Rover BAR AcademyHenri Lloyd, the world renowned market leader in technical sailing gear and premium lifestyle clothing, have been supporting the Land Rover BAR Academy and 2017 Red Bull Youth America's Cup Champions since the start of their campaign in 2016.Interview with Team Allen's George HandGeorge Hand of Team Allen is having a superb season so far in the Musto Skiff: undefeated since the Inland Championship at Grafham Water last November. We speak to him about his plans for the season and being a part of Team Allen.Discounted hats, glasses and rash vestsThe perfect weather has finally arrived, so we hope you're all enjoying the UK heatwave! Whilst on the water, it's important to make sure you are wearing the correct clothing to keep cool and more importantly stop you from burning!Is the top end of the sport aspirational?With the America's Cup going on, I - amongst many other sailors - have been in two minds as to whether the event is working to get more people into sailing, in particular young would-be sailors.