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Free Gloves on orders over £50! Free Gloves on orders over £50! For a limited time only at TridentUK Spend £50 or more on the TridentUK website and claim your pair of free gloves! Simply choose your size at the checkout. by TridentUK Posted today at 2:45 pm Inaugural One-Design Regatta preview Inaugural One-Design Regatta preview Kick starting Summer of Big Dreams A typical world championship regatta takes the better part of a week to complete. But for those aiming at the top step on the podium, the full journey can take months, if not years. by Stuart Streuli, NYYC Posted today at 2:17 pm Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week preview Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week preview Nine days of fun and competitive sailing Nine days of fun and competitive sailing – a fantastic regatta for all generations. Eighteen races are planned over the nine days. A mix of series, one off races and Pursuits for dinghies and keelboats with a PY between 822 and 1432. by Mik Chappell Posted today at 1:35 pm 38th Solo Open at Frensham Pond preview 38th Solo Open at Frensham Pond preview Last Southern Traveller before the summer break We can't guarantee a good, consistent wind, but the shifty conditions are considered to be a real test of skill and perhaps this is why we have produced many National & World Champions and Olympians. by Jeff Dolton Posted today at 12:22 pm Exploring Cornwall's Historic Coastline Exploring Cornwall's Historic Coastline John visits famous smuggling landmarks Cornwall's long expanse of rocky, virtually uninhabited coast made it ideal for smuggling. Tea, brandy, gin, rum and tobacco where all smuggled ashore onto lonely, windswept beaches to avoid customs men and to be sold for a fraction of their true price. by MS Amlin Posted today at 12:00 pm Ludde Ingvall's European Tour with CQS Ludde Ingvall's European Tour with CQS In places as divergent as Finland and Malta Ludde Ingvall's distinctive super maxi CQS has arrived in European waters for a summer tour of races in places as divergent as Finland and Malta. by John Roberson Posted today at 10:56 am Admiral's Cup 50th Anniversary Regatta Admiral's Cup 50th Anniversary Regatta Event to be held in Sydney this December Fifty years ago a team of three Australian yachts arrived in Cowes to take on the world. Two years earlier, in 1965, our first challengers for the Admiral's Cup, Caprice of Huon, Freya and Camille, had been snobbishly mocked. by Peter Shipway Posted today at 9:29 am Gosport Marine Festival 2017 Gosport Marine Festival 2017 Hundreds of kids on the water Hundreds of young people have had the opportunity to get on the water and many more visitors explored the on shore activities at the second Gosport Marine Festival, which took place on Saturday 27th May 2017. by Alison Willis Posted today at 8:31 am Nick Craig masters Barbados conditions Nick Craig masters Barbados conditions Perfect score after OK Dinghy Worlds opener Four time OK Dinghy world champion Nick Craig of Great Britain got off to the perfect start at the 2017 World Championship in Barbados with two races wins on a challenging day in Carlisle Bay. by Robert Deaves, OKDIA Posted today at 6:58 am Delta Lloyd Regatta overall Delta Lloyd Regatta overall Thrilling races on tropical final day The 33rd edition of the Delta Lloyd Regatta was a great success. All kinds of wind conditions for the sailors, sunny days and exciting final races. by Delta Lloyd Regatta Posted today at 6:44 am Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta preview Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta preview To be sailed at Port Phillip Bay on 10-12 June Women crews representing five states and the Northern Territory could experience dicey winter conditions, from near-to-nil breeze up to a 30 knot icy blast from the southern ocean when they line up for the annual Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta. by Lisa Ratcliff Posted today at 5:57 am A smashing start A smashing start To the 35th America's Cup Sir Ben Ainslie was forced to explain a highly dramatic collision in the first day of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Qualifiers on Bermuda's Great Sound. by 35th America's Cup Posted today at 12:38 am J/24 North American Championship day 2 J/24 North American Championship day 2 Will Welles perfect Will Welles' Bogus went four for four on Saturday at the J/24 North American Championship hosted by Houston Yacht Club. The Newport, RI-based skipper made a strong case in defending his title by winning all four races in winds at 12-18 knots. by Christopher Howell Posted today at 12:07 am Croatia Match Cup day 2 Croatia Match Cup day 2 Jonas Warrer and Olivia Mackay move up the leaderboard Results flipped today as we moved to the second qualifying session. Jonas Warrer and Olivia Mackay were the big winners, sliding their way up the leaderboard to be within semifinal contention. by Ben Blake Posted on 27 May UK International Moth Nationals day 1 UK International Moth Nationals day 1 Fletcher rocket in Paignton A big day in Paignton as the 50 helms taking part in the 2017 UK International Moth National Championship took to the water for an intense four race day. by Mark Jardine Posted on 27 May Thrilling, terrifying racing Thrilling, terrifying racing On the first day of the 35th America's Cup The highly anticipated first day of racing at the 35th America's Cup didn't disappoint. Actually it did the opposite: thrilling races, upsets, action, a collision and excitement were all on show. by Mark Jardine Posted on 27 May ACO 8th MUSTO Skiff Pre-Worlds ACO 8th MUSTO Skiff Pre-Worlds In the glorious Mallorcan sunshine Today was the day of the pre-worlds practice races. At 11:30 Ferran Muniesa from Club Nàutic S'Arenal welcomed the fleet at the competitor briefing held at the beach bar in the glorious Mallorcan sunshine... by Rick Perkins Posted on 27 May Southampton Sailing Week opening day Southampton Sailing Week opening day Spectacular sight on the Solent A spectacle unfolded on Southampton Water today as more than 100 yachts, RIBs and motorboats paraded en masse as craft of all types took to the water to take part in a parade of sail, celebrating the first ever Southampton Sailing Week. by Alyson Marlow Posted on 27 May 2017 Samui Regatta overall 2017 Samui Regatta overall Photo finishes on the final day A five day regatta can be tough, and after the long 4-hour-plus coastal race yesterday, there were some tired sailors on the beach this morning for the final day showdown. by Duncan Worthington Posted on 27 May Sunsail's top three sailing destinations Sunsail's top three sailing destinations Bases in Greece, Croatia and the British Virgin Islands Three bases in Greece; Athens, Corfu and Levkas, two in Croatia; Dubrovnik and Marina Agana, and also the British Virgin Islands. by Sunsail Posted on 27 May Ultimate leadership programme Ultimate leadership programme Unveiled by the Volvo Ocean Race The Volvo Ocean Race will embed a comprehensive Leadership Development and Team Performance Programme in future editions, based on the hard-earned experience of the pro sailors and including a 'Global Team Challenge' race. by Volvo Ocean Race Posted on 27 May National 12s at Yorkshire Ouse preivew National 12s at Yorkshire Ouse preivew River conditions help equalise the boats We very much hope that you will be able to join us at the 2017 GUL sponsored Naburn Paddle open meeting some classic summer river sailing on Sunday 4th June at Yorkshire Ouse Sailing Club. by Christian Day Posted on 27 May Celebrations for 15 years of The Clagett Celebrations for 15 years of The Clagett In four weeks at Newport, RI In four weeks time, sailors from the US and Canada will arrive in Newport, RI to take part in a regatta that has become synonymous with achievement. by Sam Crichton Posted on 27 May Duke of Edinburgh loans Overall Trophy Duke of Edinburgh loans Overall Trophy For Triple Crown Series at Cowes Week Cowes Week Ltd, organisers of the world's best-known sailing regatta and highlight of the British Sporting Summer, is delighted to announce a new trophy for the new Sevenstar Triple Crown series at Cowes Week. by Mary Scott-Jackson Posted on 27 May Win a Tour of the Land Rover BAR base Win a Tour of the Land Rover BAR base And meet the team! The America's Cup is the oldest trophy in international sport, not to mention one of the most prestigious. A lot is riding on the Land Rover BAR team this summer as they race to #BRINGTHECUPHOME, but how many times has Britain won the event in the past? by Henri Lloyd Posted on 27 May Argentario Sailing Week preview Argentario Sailing Week preview 18th edition in Porto Santo Stefano With only four weeks to go before the 18th edition of Argentario Sailing Week kicks off and with over 40 Grandes Dames already registered, Porto Santo Stefano is ready to host the international Classic Yacht regatta. by Tessa Wiechmann Posted on 27 May Sprint 15 Sport Nationals Sprint 15 Sport Nationals Racing at the Isle of Wight The 2017 Sprint 15 Sports National Championships, sponsored by Wightlink Ferries and Spinlock were held at the Yaverland Sailing and Boating Club, under the organisation of Shanklin Sailing Club on the Isle of Wight on the 19th to 21st May. by Keith Newnham Posted on 27 May WIN America's Cup branded Crewfit 180N Pro WIN America's Cup branded Crewfit 180N Pro In Crewsaver's Lifejacket Competition Crewsaver has recently been announced as the Official Safety Provider of the 35th America's Cup, to celebrate they have teamed up to offer you the chance to win one of four America's Cup branded Crewfit 180N Pro lifejackets. by Hannah Burywood, Crewsaver Posted on 27 May Adventures of a Sailor Girl in Bermuda! Adventures of a Sailor Girl in Bermuda! Racing set to start today Wow! Who would have thought that we would have to wait even longer for the start of the America's Cup events when arriving here this week! I wonder who bet on a late start for all of the teams? by Nic Douglass Posted on 27 May Glasgow's great welcome Glasgow's great welcome For Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Round Britain 2017 crew On May 20, a bright blue 44ft yacht, Moonspray, surrounded by a flotilla of local boats, sailed out of Largs Yacht Haven for the start of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Round Britain 2017. by Natasha Elliott Posted on 27 May Australian Sailing establishes Training Centre Australian Sailing establishes Training Centre With Southport Yacht Club Australian Sailing has opened their Gold Coast Training Centre, in partnership with Southport Yacht Club at Hollywell. This is the first time the Australian Sailing Team has established a facility outside the National Training Centre in Sydney. by Jane Gordon, Australian Sailing Posted on 27 May Croatia Match Cup day 1 Croatia Match Cup day 1 Rookies strike again Day one at the Croatia Match Cup has proved yet again that sailors on the World Match Racing Tour write their own fate. Quentin Delapierre with his Team Lorina-Golfe Du, newcomers to the Tour, top the Round Robin series so far. by Ben Blake Posted on 27 May Miracle Northerns at Delph Miracle Northerns at Delph Surprising rain on Saturday for the 14 teams Fourteen boats assembled to sail two races on Saturday and in the early summer conditions which we are presently enjoying, it seems inconceivable that rain clouds prevailed over Bolton and both races were sailed in persistent light rain. by Nigel & Valerie Reddecliffe Posted on 27 May Wall to wall smiles in Barbados Wall to wall smiles in Barbados As 2017 OK Dinghy Worlds opens The OK Dinghy fleet has landed in paradise. Most sailors in Barbados for the 2017 World Championship have been looking forward to this event for three years and so far it is delivering in spades, with fantastic sailing and fabulous hospitality. by Robert Deaves, OKDIA Posted on 27 May Racing moving into finals stage Racing moving into finals stage At the Dutch Youth Regatta The first two qualifying days are done and dusted at the 16th edition of the Dutch Youth Regatta. The qualifying races have been sailed and the event will continue into the finals on Saturday. by Fettje Osinga Posted on 27 May J/24 North American Championship day 1 J/24 North American Championship day 1 Travis Odenbach takes the lead Twenty-nine J/24s took to the waters of Galveston Bay on Friday, where 12-18 knots of breeze allowed four races at the J/24 North American Championship at Houston Yacht Club. by Christopher Howell Posted on 27 May
Free Gloves on orders over £50!Spend £50 or more on the TridentUK website and claim your pair of free gloves! Simply choose your size at the checkout.The Sorcerer's ApprenticeThose of you who are regular readers and followers on the YachtsandYachting.com.com website, will know that in my articles there is a recurring theme on the topic of innovation.Exploring Cornwall's Historic CoastlineCornwall's long expanse of rocky, virtually uninhabited coast made it ideal for smuggling. Tea, brandy, gin, rum and tobacco where all smuggled ashore onto lonely, windswept beaches to avoid customs men and to be sold for a fraction of their true price.35th America's Cup starts FridayThe 35th America's Cup starts on Friday with the first races in Round Robin 1 of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Qualifiers. Practice racing has revealed a lot about the teams and where they are in preparation for the event itself.Sunsail's top three sailing destinationsThree bases in Greece; Athens, Corfu and Levkas, two in Croatia; Dubrovnik and Marina Agana, and also the British Virgin Islands.Spinlock's history of innovationFrom a background of distribution through a company called Offshore Instruments, the Spinlock brand was born through a snap-shackle that literally 'spun and locked'.Win a Tour of the Land Rover BAR baseThe America's Cup is the oldest trophy in international sport, not to mention one of the most prestigious. A lot is riding on the Land Rover BAR team this summer as they race to #BRINGTHECUPHOME, but how many times has Britain won the event in the past?Topper Daggerboard Build Specification ChangeDue to the change in the manufacturers build specification, you can fill in the notches on your daggerboard, improving the flow of water across your foil. Here Dave Cockerill demonstrates how to do this.WIN America's Cup branded Crewfit 180N ProCrewsaver has recently been announced as the Official Safety Provider of the 35th America's Cup, to celebrate they have teamed up to offer you the chance to win one of four America's Cup branded Crewfit 180N Pro lifejackets.The best laid plans...Tom Gillard finished 2016 in style, winning the Fireball Worlds with Richard Anderton, but this year started with a serious blow to Tom's campaign after learning that Richard needed an operation on his knee that would put him out of action for a year...Henri Lloyd support SB20 Worlds in CowesPremium British marine and lifestyle clothing brand Henri Lloyd has today announced their commitment to supporting this year's SB20 Worlds, being hosted by the Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes this August as the Official Technical Clothing Partner.Rain & Sun's undercover materialWe recently spoke to Philip Bull of Rain & Sun who make dinghy and small keelboat covers in trailing, flat, overboom and undercover configurations. Most recently they have brought out a new range of undercovers using a material called Duralite.