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Line honours for Sanya Serenity Coast Line honours for Sanya Serenity Coast In Clipper 2017-18 Race Leg 1 Sanya Serenity Coast claimed line honours today into Punta del Este, Uruguay, in the longest ever individual race of the Clipper Race's eleven edition history. by Julia Fry Posted today at 7:04 am J/24 Worlds at Ontario, Canada day 3 J/24 Worlds at Ontario, Canada day 3 Evan Petley-Jones' Lifted rewarded for patience If good things come to those who wait, then Evan Petley-Jones' Lifted is the perfect example on day three of the driveHG.ca J/24 World Championship in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. by Christopher Howell Posted today at 6:39 am HYS One Ton Cup day 1 HYS One Ton Cup day 1 Three races on opening TT Rigging Race Day Three Windward Leeward races were fired off in quick succession by PRO Stuart Childerley and his team. Racing was held in the central and eastern Solent, with a southwesterly breeze averaging 15 knots, and gusting over 20 knots. by Louay Habib Posted today at 6:26 am Queensland Youth Championships preview Queensland Youth Championships preview Racing starts Friday at Keppel Bay SC Hailey Lea began her journey sailing Sabots, but was soon captivated by the rush of windsurfing. It was a good decision. The Cootharaba Sailing Club youngster is now one of the rising stars in the Class. by David Sygall Posted on 21 Sep A Transat Jacques Vabre full of promise A Transat Jacques Vabre full of promise 9 crew and 78 sailors registered for 13th edition The calibre of the 39 crew and 78 sailors registered for the 13th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre promises a high-flying competition, with a race of rare quality and depth. by Soazig Guého Posted on 21 Sep Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week day 3 Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week day 3 Wide open, going to the wire! With the wind moving round today into a more reliable, dependable southerly direction, defending 2016 52 SUPER SERIES champions Quantum Racing bounced back from a modest, frustrating start to the season's final regatta. by 52 Super Series Posted on 21 Sep OK Nationals at Herne Bay day 1 OK Nationals at Herne Bay day 1 A blustry day favours the heavyweights It was a blustery day – in fact gusts in excess of 28 knots – much to the liking of heavy weights Richard 'Burt' Burton, Dave Bourne and Terry Curtis with the lighter Alex Scoles and Luke Gower chasing their tails. by Mary Reddyhoff Posted on 21 Sep Ease into Autumn: Musto Technical Jackets Ease into Autumn: Musto Technical Jackets Protect yourself against the weather Protect yourself against the weather. Breathable and waterproof, these technical jackets are made to take on the outdoors. And win. by Musto Posted on 21 Sep 7th annual Matt Trophy preview 7th annual Matt Trophy preview To be held on 7th October at Thames Estuary YC The 7th annual Matt Trophy sailing race will be held on the 7th October 2017. This year the race will be held at the Thames Estuary Yacht Club on the 7th October 2017 in their new club house and using their newly refurbished jetty. by Chris Dear Posted on 21 Sep RS300s at Warsash RS300s at Warsash With a Le Mans-style opener! The lovely Warsash SC was the venue for the latest RS300 Magic Marine Grand Prix circuit event. Competitors were surprised when class chair, Richard le Mare, announced that the event would kick off with an additional dash to the main race area. by Steve Bolland Posted on 21 Sep 2017 Battle of the Classes 2017 Battle of the Classes Held at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show Held on the first Sunday of TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show and open to dinghy class associations to enter two boats representing each of their boat types. by Simon Lovesey Posted on 21 Sep The Harken Tech Team Story begins... The Harken Tech Team Story begins... Volvo Ocean Race Lisbon Assembly Period This year Harken will be telling the untold story of our Tech Team behind the hardware of the Volvo Ocean Race boats. The good, the bad, the tough times and the great, we'll share it all with you, starting right here in Lisbon for the assembly period! by Hannah Cotterell Posted on 21 Sep Clipper Race Leg 1 Day 32 Clipper Race Leg 1 Day 32 Sanya Serenity Coast on course for Leg 1 victory Sanya Serenity Coast is on course to take line honours for the Atlantic Trade Winds Leg 1 as it is expected to be the first boat in to Punta del Este later today. by Clipper Race Posted on 21 Sep Rolex World Sailor of the Year nominees Rolex World Sailor of the Year nominees Representing the breadth and depth of the sport World Sailing, the international federation for the sport, and Rolex are proud to announce a diverse lineup of nominees for the Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards 2017. by World Sailing Posted on 21 Sep Report poorly marked fishing gear Report poorly marked fishing gear RYA reveals lack of data The RYA has today revealed a significant lack of data relating to poorly marked fishing gear and is reminding boaters to report all observations and entanglements. by Loretta Spridgeon Posted on 21 Sep Solos at King George Solos at King George Eastern and Thames Valley Series events Clear sunny skies and 10 knots of wind greeted the Solo fleet to King George Sailing Club for the combined Eastern / Thames Valley event. by Andy Baccas Posted on 21 Sep Flying Dutchman Open at Port Dinorwic Flying Dutchman Open at Port Dinorwic Held during the club's Rawson Cup Autumn Regatta A light wind weekend of close racing saw Strang Williams and Alex Rogers winning this event, held as part of the club's Rawson Cup Autumn Regatta. by Julian Bridges Posted on 21 Sep Marine Resources job updates Marine Resources job updates The latest jobs in the marine industry Marine Resources specialises in filling job vacancies within the Leisure Marine Industry. We have a variety of recruitment services to suit all types of marine employer. by Marine Resources Posted on 21 Sep Massapoag Yacht Club 68th Annual Regatta Massapoag Yacht Club 68th Annual Regatta America's favourite RS Aero regatta! Apparently I am expected to write a report on the RS Aero racing in the regatta at my sailing club the other weekend. by Derek Stow, MYC RS Aero Fleet Captain Posted on 21 Sep J/24 Worlds at Ontario, Canada day 2 J/24 Worlds at Ontario, Canada day 2 Tony Parker's Bangor Packet extends lead To the delight of 63 teams at the driveHG.ca J/24 World Championship in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, Mother Nature provided more consistent breeze and sunshine on the second day of racing. by Christopher Howell Posted on 21 Sep Vendee2020Vision sailors take on British Record Vendee2020Vision sailors take on British Record From Land's End to John O'Groats Four of Britain's young offshore sailing talent are on standby for an assault on the Length of Britain Challenge, from Land's End to John O'Groats. by Vendee2020Vision Posted on 20 Sep Eighteen teams ready to race Eighteen teams ready to race In British Keelboat League Final The 2017 British Keelboat League, hosted by Royal Thames Yacht Club, will culminate in Cowes this weekend (22-24 September). by Anisha Walkerley Posted on 20 Sep Mike Golding captivates visitors Mike Golding captivates visitors At TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2017 A very relaxed and chatty Mike Golding captivated his audience at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show yesterday. The sailing legend took to TheYachtMarket.com Knowledge Zone to entertain visitors with tales of his past adventures. by Annabel Wildey Posted on 20 Sep Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week day 2 Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week day 2 Staying on the emotional rollercoaster In the three-cornered battle for the 2017 52 SUPER SERIES title, Harm Müller-Spreer's Platoon crew fought back today to earn a very useful second place from the one, light-airs race at the Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week regatta. by 52 Super Series Posted on 20 Sep Next generation of talent celebrated Next generation of talent celebrated At TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2017 Thirty four apprentices took centre stage on Tuesday (19 September) as British Marine, the membership organisation for the UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry, honoured them at its annual Graduation Ceremony. by Andrew Harries Posted on 20 Sep Marine industry charity 5-a-side tournament Marine industry charity 5-a-side tournament £1000 raised for Southampton hospital charities On Tuesday teams from across the UK marine industry took part in the annual Marine Advertising Agency 5-a-side football tournament in order to help raise £1000 for the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and G4 Surgery at Southampton General Hospital. by Jake Young Posted on 20 Sep Scottish Hansa Class TT at Lochwinnoch Scottish Hansa Class TT at Lochwinnoch Fourth and final event of the season This formed part of the Scottish Multiclass Regatta. There were ten Hansas and one Challenger entered. The fleets launched in a light breeze which quickly died and left them becalmed for a time. by Moira Campbell Posted on 20 Sep Lightning 368s at Broxbourne Lightning 368s at Broxbourne Sailing alongside the Streaker class Four regulars, Bryan, Penny, Simon and Caroline and Ian Ransom from Bolton joined Richard Mortlock at his home club for a joint event with the Streaker class. by Caroline Hollier Posted on 20 Sep Great turnout for Bart's Bash race Great turnout for Bart's Bash race At King George Sailing Club Though the forecast looked unlikely, there was a great turnout in Chingford of the King George Sailing Club membership for the annual Bart's Bash charity race to raise funds for the Andrew Simpson Foundation on Sunday 17, September 2017. by Charlie Shearn Posted on 20 Sep Clipper Race Leg 1 Day 31 Clipper Race Leg 1 Day 31 Wind returns for final push After a frustrating 24 hours languishing in a wind hole off the southern coast of Brazil, most of the Clipper Race fleet is on the move again. by Clipper Race Posted on 20 Sep RYA seeks approval of new Articles of Association RYA seeks approval of new Articles of Association Changes proposed to ensure Sports Governance Code compliance Since the RYA Board was formed in 2011 the sporting landscape has changed dramatically. All organisations seeking public funding for sport and physical activity must now meet new gold standards of governance. by Loretta Spridgeon Posted on 20 Sep Wanderer Inlands at Bewl Wanderer Inlands at Bewl A lack of wind, but enough for some racing Well, it looked good mid-week. A nice 7-11 knots on both days was forecast. Then as the high pressure starts to build, the forecast drops each time you look at it. Still there might be something... by Adam Wickenden, Mike Hamilton & Philip Meadowcroft Posted on 20 Sep Roccabella wins Leg 1 Roccabella wins Leg 1 Of the Thousand Islands Race The Latvian Roccabella with Edgars Salmanis helming is the winner of the first leg of the Thousand Islands Race. Favourable winds accompanied sailors throughout the entire course and it turned out that the first leg was different from the previous years. by SCOR Posted on 20 Sep IOCA Northern Random Pairs Championship IOCA Northern Random Pairs Championship Optimist team racing at West Kirby Sailing Club Bright sunshine welcomed the 21 boats to the first Optimist Team Racing event held in the north of England for some time. The idea for the event was encouraged by Alan Williams and Peter Johnson and what a good idea it was. by Mark Creasy, Optimist Class Captain Posted on 20 Sep Queen Mary's Bart's Bash Queen Mary's Bart's Bash More than 100 make a splash The fourth global festival of sailing Bart's Bash took place over the weekend 16th and 17th September, allowing clubs to take advantage of a two day event, and Queen Mary Sailing Club certainly did just that. by Tony Bishop Posted on 20 Sep National 12s at Henley National 12s at Henley Kerfuffle when a dog goes overboard! A fine fleet of nine Twelves took to the river for the Henley open meeting, making the river look pretty busy. In race number one there was a beating start and Meds & Dan Meadowcroft led off the start line. by Anya Camm Posted on 20 Sep
Ease into Autumn: Musto Technical JacketsProtect yourself against the weather. Breathable and waterproof, these technical jackets are made to take on the outdoors. And win.The Harken Tech Team Story begins...This year Harken will be telling the untold story of our Tech Team behind the hardware of the Volvo Ocean Race boats. The good, the bad, the tough times and the great, we'll share it all with you, starting right here in Lisbon for the assembly period!Report poorly marked fishing gearThe RYA has today revealed a significant lack of data relating to poorly marked fishing gear and is reminding boaters to report all observations and entanglements.A great family day outThe UK's festival of boating at is a must-do for any boating fan, from dinghies to powerboats and everything in between. There's plenty to do for younger sailing fans too as we discovered this weekend.Marine Resources job updatesMarine Resources specialises in filling job vacancies within the Leisure Marine Industry. We have a variety of recruitment services to suit all types of marine employer. Interview with Andy Rice & Simon LoveseyMark Jardine spoke to Andy Rice of SailJuice and Simon Lovesey at the launch of the GJW Direct SailJuice Winter Series 2017/18 about plans for the season and how to encourage more youth sailors to take part.Mike Golding captivates visitorsA very relaxed and chatty Mike Golding captivated his audience at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show yesterday. The sailing legend took to TheYachtMarket.com Knowledge Zone to entertain visitors with tales of his past adventures.A huge year for Lennon Performance ProductsIt's been a huge year for Lennon Performance Products. Starting off with displaying the first prototype of the THINNAIR foiling Moth at the RYA Dinghy Show, then Lennon Sails winning the International 14 Europeans and the Moth UK Nationals and Worlds.RYA seeks approval of new Articles of AssociationSince the RYA Board was formed in 2011 the sporting landscape has changed dramatically. All organisations seeking public funding for sport and physical activity must now meet new gold standards of governance.Maritime HeroesOld Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky has partnered with record-breaking sailing and expedition icons, Olly Hicks and Brian Thompson, to launch the annual Maritime Heroes Awards.Come take a look at the OLAS systemThe Southampton Boat Show is in full swing and the first weekend has flown by. Head over to The Marine Super Store (stand number F006) to use OLAS testing pod. Sync up you mobile device and trial run the OLAS system.International Canoe World ChampionshipsWith a nicely organised final medal ceremony and prize giving, which took place alongside a very tasty Championships dinner, the curtain finally came down on the International Canoe World Championships at Pwllheli Sailing Club.