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Festival of Sails starting Australia Day Festival of Sails starting Australia DayOverall participation increases to more than 300Final figures and the range of entries for the 175th anniversary Festival of Sails have organisers at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club thrilled.by Lisa Ratcliff Posted 24 Jan 07:01 GMT Miami breeze plays hide & seek at World Cup Series Miami breeze plays hide & seek at World Cup SeriesThe opening day was a struggleFor athletes looking to burst out of the blocks and vigorously shake off any holiday rust at the 2018 World Cup Series Miami, USA, the opening day was a struggle.by Stuart Streuli & Aadil Seedat Posted 24 Jan 06:39 GMT Zhik gets a workout on Leg 4 of Volvo OR Zhik gets a workout on Leg 4 of Volvo ORFrom fast sailing in the Tradewinds to the insufferable feat of the DoldrumsDuring Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race the crews literally experienced "Life at the Extreme" with sweltering temperatures and no wind in the Doldrums followed by fast wet sailing for almost a week in the Tradewindsby Sail-World.com/nz Posted 23 Jan 23:33 GMT Shaggy to headline St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Shaggy to headline St. Maarten Heineken RegattaMulti Grammy Award winning artist from Jamaica to performOrganizers are proud to announce the return of Mr. Boombastic – International recording superstar: Shaggy – who will be the headline act for the evening of March 4th at Port de Plaisance.by St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Posted 23 Jan 20:58 GMT Over 100 entries for the Finn World Masters Over 100 entries for the Finn World MastersOlympians from Europe and abroad will be at the competition110 skippers from around the world have registered for the race so far, for which the participation of over 400 athletes in the Master category (40-49), Grand Master (50-59), Grand Grand Master (60-69), Legend (70-79) and Super Legend (80+) is expected.by Club Nàutic El Balís Posted 23 Jan 17:58 GMT EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour preview EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour previewA high-class international fleet of Diam 24 racersThough the revised route – as well as the switch to the high-speed Diam trimaran – was only revealed in October last year, eight top teams have signed-up for the Gulf region's premier yacht racing event.by Oman Sail Posted 23 Jan 16:09 GMT Exe Sails Starcross Steamer 2018 preview Exe Sails Starcross Steamer 2018 preview28th edition to be held on 25th FebruaryThe twenty eighth annual Starcross Steamer Pursuit race sponsored by Exe Sails, for monohull dinghies will be held on Sunday February 25th. The first start will be at 12:30, with a 150 minute race, high water is at 13:44, height 2.9m.by John Donovan, PRO Posted 23 Jan 16:01 GMT iSail Whitsundays Contender Worlds day 3 iSail Whitsundays Contender Worlds day 3Everyone expected the duel between Bulka and Beebe - well they have it!Two points separating them after the discard came into play after Day Three of the Contender Worlds hosted by McCrae Yacht Club, Australia. Local sailor, Mark Bulka, had a blistering day on the water with a first and secondby VR Sport Media Posted 23 Jan 15:10 GMT Familiar faces return for World Cup Series Miami Familiar faces return for World Cup Series MiamiAnna Tunnicliffe Tobias returns in the 49erFX classThe 49erFX class is one of 10 sailing disciplines that will compete in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Regatta. Medal contenders in all 10 will be competing at the World Cup Series Miami, the second stop, of four, on World Sailing's 2017-'18 World Series Cup tour.by Stuart Streuli Posted 23 Jan 15:08 GMT Assa Abloy joins VO60s fleet in Legends Race Assa Abloy joins VO60s fleet in Legends RaceFinishing in second place in the Volvo Ocean Race 2001-02Assa Abloy, who finished in second place in the Volvo Ocean Race 2001-02, will be represented by her sistership, Ambersail, in the Legends Race starting from Gothenburg on 21 June 2018 and finishing in The Hague.by Volvo Ocean Race Posted 23 Jan 15:05 GMT Ancasta Spring Storage offer Ancasta Spring Storage offerSavings of up to £1,300 for boat sellersAncasta International Boat Sales is offering those who list their boats for sale with Ancasta before 28th February 2018* a FREE exclusive storage package, saving up to £1,300 per boat.by Alison Willis Posted 23 Jan 12:00 GMT Clipper Race crew catch-up: Novice to Watch Leader Clipper Race crew catch-up: Novice to Watch LeaderSeven months and over 20,000 nautical miles later, it's fair to say a lot has changedThe last time we caught up with HotelPlanner.com round the worlder Roseann McGlinchey was June, 2017, and her total sailing experience only consisted of three levels of Clipper Race training.by Clipper Round the World Posted 23 Jan 11:35 GMT New look to open events at Ullswater New look to open events at UllswaterAs club launches into its 60th Anniversary YearUllswater Yacht Club launches into its 60th Anniversary Year with a new look to its sailing programme featuring four new major weekend open events.by Sue Giles Posted 23 Jan 11:05 GMT Last call for Early Bird entries Last call for Early Bird entriesTo RYA Youth Nationals 2018Don't miss out on the Early Bird entry for the premier event on the RYA Youth Racing calendar.by Suzie Holland, RYA Posted 23 Jan 10:52 GMT Gimme 5! Gimme 5!CoastWaterSports biggest ever sale extendedMore products and more discounts in the biggest ever sale at CoastWaterSports and an extra 5% off in January using the code 'GIMME5'.by Dave Stubbs Posted 23 Jan 09:30 GMT Entries pass 100 for 2018 Supernova Nationals Entries pass 100 for 2018 Supernova NationalsDiscounted entries extended to 31 JanuaryThe number of entries for the 2018 Supernova Nationals has passed the 100 mark nearly 6 months before the event! Discounted entries are extended to 31 January.by Chris Hawley Posted 23 Jan 08:02 GMT Leigh & Lowton Tipsy Icicle Week 3 Leigh & Lowton Tipsy Icicle Week 3Blizzards, plummeting temperatures and keen sailorsA forecast of a decent breeze was countered by a mixture of heavy snow and rain and sure enough, an hour before the midday start, a blizzard engulfed the area and the temperature plummeted but it did not put off the competitors.by Paul Heath Posted 23 Jan 07:18 GMT Entries open for Volvo Round Ireland Yacht Race Entries open for Volvo Round Ireland Yacht RaceVolvo Round Ireland Yacht Race 2018 is a little over 5 months awayThe Volvo Round Ireland Yacht Race 2018, run by Wicklow Sailing Club, is a little over 5 months away and is expecting a strong turn out with very positive interest from the off-shore sailing community in Ireland, the UK and mainland Europeby John O'Connor Posted 23 Jan 06:44 GMT 5th Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series: Unbeatable! 5th Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series: Unbeatable!The suspense is overThe suspense is over. The penultimate Act of the Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series, monthly regattas organised from October to March by the Yacht Club de Monaco in collaboration with technical clothing supplier SLAM, has just ended for the J/70s.by Anouchka Filc Posted 22 Jan 21:44 GMT Barton Marine's CEO crowned Barton Marine's CEO crownedOutstanding Woman in the Marine IndustrySuzanne Blaustone, Chief Executive of global supplier of marine deck hardware, Barton Marine, has been named as this year's Outstanding Woman in the Marine Industry.by Liberty Ash Posted 22 Jan 20:50 GMT Highcliffe Sailing Club Icicle Open Series day 1 Highcliffe Sailing Club Icicle Open Series day 1Blasting Barton heads Aero Armyss icy, more dripping wet were the conditions served up for the first 2 races of Highcliffe SC Icicle Open Series on Sunday.by Sarah Desjonqueres Posted 22 Jan 20:48 GMT Lush on the way back for Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4 Lush on the way back for Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4After broking two bones in her foot and one in her backLush comes to Hong Kong to join Team Brunel again. Lush who had broken two bones in her foot and one in her back last December is still recovering.by Team Brunel Posted 22 Jan 18:55 GMT iSail Whitsundays Contender Worlds day 2 iSail Whitsundays Contender Worlds day 2Beebe dominating the competition and big start linesJason Beebe, current World Champion, is dominating the competition and big start lines. Stretching his overall lead with 7th, 1st and 2nd providing him with a valuable four point difference from fellow Aussie, Scott Cunningham.by VR Sport Media Posted 22 Jan 18:37 GMT Microplastic particles found in Antarctic waters Microplastic particles found in Antarctic watersMicroplastic particles have been found in the oceans close to AntarcticaThe groundbreaking results, announced at the Volvo Ocean Race Hong Kong Ocean Summit, found microplastics in the Southern Ocean close to the Antarctic Ice Exclusion Zone.by Volvo Ocean Race Posted 22 Jan 13:59 GMT Snakes! Snakes!Or as Corporal Fraser would say, "We're all doomed"The working title of pt.2 of this three part series was 'Snakes' – with pt.3 then being 'Ladders'. Together with pt.1, 'I am not a number', the contention is that small boat sailing has undergone changes that are only now making themselves truly apparent.by David Henshall Posted 22 Jan 12:00 GMT West Lancs RC Laser & DF65 Winter Series day 2 West Lancs RC Laser & DF65 Winter Series day 2Battling in some very cold and testing conditionsAs this was the second meeting in the Winter series, it would be interesting to see how many would actually turn up this time on a day with not so favourable conditions. The last bumper crop had nearly 30 skippers combined.by Tony Wilson Posted 22 Jan 07:30 GMT Bembridge Illusion January Jacket Bembridge Illusion January JacketSteady drizzle on Sunday for aptly named eventAlthough not really needed on Saturday as there were only spots of rain, a waterproof jacket was certainly required on Sunday in the steady drizzle - very apt given that it was the January Jacket Regatta over the weekend!by Mike Samuelson Posted 22 Jan 07:13 GMT Chichester Yacht Club Snowflake Series day 1 Chichester Yacht Club Snowflake Series day 148 boats turn out despite the wet, cold weatherDespite the wet, cold weather 48 boats turned out for the first of Chichester Yacht Club's Snowflake winter series. The forecast strong winds had shifted to the evening leaving a good F4 breeze which filled in by the race start time of 1300.by Mark Green Posted 22 Jan 06:53 GMT Mount Gay Round Barbados Race record breakers Mount Gay Round Barbados Race record breakersRecord-breaking conditions in the 82nd Mount Gay Round Barbados RaceSqually winds reaching 30kts from the north-east made for magical sleigh-ride, record-breaking conditions in the 82nd Mount Gay Round Barbados Race, writes Sue Pelling.by Sue Pelling Posted 22 Jan 06:36 GMT Olympic medallists descend on Miami for World Cup Olympic medallists descend on Miami for World CupOver 540 sailors gathered in Miami for the second round of 2018 World Cup SeriesOver 540 sailors have gathered in Regatta Park, Miami, USA, for the second round of the 2018 World Cup Series, running from 21-28 January 2018.by Aadil Seedat Posted 22 Jan 03:21 GMT Shotwick Lake Sailing Brass Monkey Open Series Shotwick Lake Sailing Brass Monkey Open SeriesAre you getting restless and crave an early start to the season?Are you getting restless and crave an early start to the season? Why not join us at Shotwick Lake for our Brass Monkey Open Series running for 5 weeks from 4th February to 4th March.by Dave Turtle Posted 21 Jan 21:18 GMT Sprint 15 Winter TT at Draycote Water Sprint 15 Winter TT at Draycote WaterA dull grey and cold January morningThe Draycote Sprint 15 TT greeted us with a dull grey and cold January morning and the water looked anything but inviting.by Steve Pell Posted 21 Jan 21:14 GMT iSail Whitsundays Contender Worlds day 1 iSail Whitsundays Contender Worlds day 1Beebe leads until the final downwind gatePeter Merritt, Principal Race Officer, took the fleet left to Rosebud in search of wind and promptly started the first race with 90 boats and six World Champions.by VR Sport Media Posted 21 Jan 17:28 GMT Hartshorn to take over as Great Britain skipper Hartshorn to take over as Great Britain skipperDavid was medevac'd from his yacht on day five of the opening Clipper Race legAndy's decision was made due to personal struggles following the tragic loss of crew member Simon Speirs during the Southern Ocean Leg 3. Andy and his crew were given full praise from the Clipper Race Officeby Chris Harris, Clipper Ventures Posted 21 Jan 14:01 GMT Two World Titles, One European, Two UK Nationals Two World Titles, One European, Two UK NationalsA great 12 months for Nick CraigSometimes it all falls into place and sometimes it doesn't. 2017, and the beginning of 2018, have proved fruitful for Nick Craig.by Mark Jardine Posted 21 Jan 12:00 GMT Musto's 5 star products Musto's 5 star productsAs chosen by youTried. Tested. Reviewed. Don't just take our word for it. These are Musto must-haves, as chosen by you.by Musto Posted 21 Jan 09:30 GMT
Ancasta Spring Storage offerAncasta International Boat Sales is offering those who list their boats for sale with Ancasta before 28th February 2018* a FREE exclusive storage package, saving up to £1,300 per boat.Snakes!The working title of pt.2 of this three part series was 'Snakes' – with pt.3 then being 'Ladders'. Together with pt.1, 'I am not a number', the contention is that small boat sailing has undergone changes that are only now making themselves truly apparent.Gimme 5!More products and more discounts in the biggest ever sale at CoastWaterSports and an extra 5% off in January using the code 'GIMME5'.Two World Titles, One European, Two UK NationalsSometimes it all falls into place and sometimes it doesn't. 2017, and the beginning of 2018, have proved fruitful for Nick Craig.Barton Marine's CEO crownedSuzanne Blaustone, Chief Executive of global supplier of marine deck hardware, Barton Marine, has been named as this year's Outstanding Woman in the Marine Industry.First look at the RS21On the 12th January the RS21 was announced with the bold headline 'New RS21 to help bring popularity back to keelboat racing', which led some to state keelboat racing is doing just fine, and why is another boat necessary in the sector?Musto's 5 star productsTried. Tested. Reviewed. Don't just take our word for it. These are Musto must-haves, as chosen by you.Solva's new changing rooms completeSolva Sailing Club, based in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, were the first winner of Sunsail's Funding the Future Award and recently opened their new changing room facilities which were made possible by the prize.Henri Lloyd Traverse JacketThe Henri Lloyd Traverse Jacket is available in both men's and women's sizes and styles; the jacket is constructed from a premium knitted fleece which provides simultaneous warmth and a stylish look.Damned if you do, damned if you don'tBack in 1947, Stanley Milledge at Langstone Sailing Club invented the Portsmouth Yardstick system, which has been the mainstay for handicap dinghy racing in the UK ever since.Discounts for RYA members from partner OverboardRYA member reward partners, Overboard, are offering RYA members a fantastic new offer for 2018, with massive discounts across their wide range of waterproof products.Home Build International Moth Blog 2170 hours into this build and I have a lot to show for it. I currently see in front of me all the main parts of my boat waiting for some final fettling. The only big thing left to do is lay up the sheet for the cockpit floor.