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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 today at 4:12 pm 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 today at 4:02 pm 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 today at 3:31 pm 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 today at 1:47 pm 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 today at 1:29 pm 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 today at 12:00 pm 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 today at 11:47 am 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 today at 11:29 am Stellar line-up for huge fleet Stellar line-up for huge fleet At OK Dinghy Europeans in Faaborg The second biggest OK Dinghy major championship fleet of all time is beginning to gather in Faaborg, Denmark ahead of next week's European Championship, as the class continues to celebrate its 60th anniversary. by Robert Deaves, OKDIA Posted today at 11:05 am One Ton Cup 2017 to be held in Cowes One Ton Cup 2017 to be held in Cowes From the Royal Yacht Squadron in September This September, the FAST40+ Class will compete for the prestigious One Ton Cup for the second time. Created by the Cercle de la Voile de Paris in 1899, the One Ton Cup is steeped in history and reputation in the world of yacht racing. by Fast 40 Class Posted today at 10:52 am NWL Rosebowl at Scaling Dam NWL Rosebowl at Scaling Dam Five teams of 4 boats each battle it out On Sunday we had the latest of this year's Trophy Events, the NWL Rosebowl. With 16 entries for the first race this gave us 4 teams of 4 boats each, including 2 visitors from Tees & Hartlepool and a handful of novice racers. by Lucy Priest Posted today at 10:34 am RS200 'Double Whammy' weekend RS200 'Double Whammy' weekend At Burnham SC and Royal Corinthian YC The Burnham double-whammy weekend took place on July 15th and 16th, providing competitors with the opportunity to sail 2 separate events at adjacent clubs on the same water. by Will Taylor Posted today at 10:14 am Title sponsors return for 2018 Poole Regatta Title sponsors return for 2018 Poole Regatta Shaping up to be one of the UK's key yacht racing events Poole Regatta 2018 is now less than a year away and is shaping up to be one of the UK's key yacht racing events once again. International Paint has confirmed that they will retain their title sponsorship for the 8th regatta in a row. by Chris Jones Posted today at 9:00 am Zhik RS Elite Nationals at Hayling Island day 1 Zhik RS Elite Nationals at Hayling Island day 1 Epic sea state in Chichester Harbour 29 of the 31 RS Elites entered for the Zhik RS Elite National Championship made it to the start line on Day 1. With 20–25 knots of westerly wind over tide, the sea state was epic but after a one-hour postponement the fleet exited Chichester Harbour. by Paul Fisk Posted today at 8:39 am RORC Channel Race preview RORC Channel Race preview Final offshore before the Rolex Fastnet Race The Royal Ocean Racing Club's Season's Points Championship continues this weekend with the Channel Race. The 10th race of the series, and the last RORC offshore race before the 2017 Rolex Fastnet Race. by Louay Habib Posted today at 8:36 am Medway Yacht Club Keelboat Regatta Medway Yacht Club Keelboat Regatta Some great racing for Racers, Cruiser Racers and Dragons The Medway Yacht Club Regatta was held 14th-16th July 2017 and was sponsored by Pirates Cave, Sparshatts of Kent, Savills, Clarke & Carter and Peelports Group. by Aaron Goodman-Simpson, David Boakes & David Harris Posted today at 8:04 am Lymington Dinghy Regatta 2017 Lymington Dinghy Regatta 2017 The biggest ever with over 130 boats The biggest ever Lymington Dinghy Regatta attracted over 130 boats including 60 visitors, who came for two days of exciting racing in the Solent. by Emma McEwen Posted today at 7:54 am Contender Worlds at Sønderborg, Denmark day 4 Contender Worlds at Sønderborg, Denmark day 4 Beebe dominant in the tricky conditions Jason Beebe was continuously looking over his shoulder throughout the fourth day at the Contender Worlds in Sønderborg, Denmark. Keeping a close watch on his fellow Australian, Mark Bulka, he stretched his winning streak with a further two bullets. by Flemming Clausen Posted today at 7:24 am 51st Governor's Cup Youth Match Racing day 3 51st Governor's Cup Youth Match Racing day 3 Price maintains his lead Day three of the Governor's Cup saw Harry Price (AUS) defeated only once through Flight 18 of the second Round Robin. by Susan Kenney Posted today at 7:19 am Melges 32 Europeans day 1 Melges 32 Europeans day 1 Torpyone on top at Sibenik Two races were held on the opening day of the 2017 Melges 32 European Championship, event number four on the Melges 32 World League schedule. by International Melges 32 Class Association Posted today at 7:10 am Tornado Europeans at Lake Como day 1 Tornado Europeans at Lake Como day 1 First two races held at Centro Vela Dervio The first day of the championship started with a skippers' meeting at 11.00. Ideal sailing conditions with south-southeast wind around 10 knots made the first start exciting. by International Tornado Class Association Posted today at 7:02 am Liverpool announces team entry in Clipper Race Liverpool announces team entry in Clipper Race Designed to position city as leading cultural capital We 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. by Kathryn Foulkes Posted today at 7:00 am Corozal Bay Regatta Corozal Bay Regatta And world-class Technical Training Course The pleasant breeze within the protected bay of Corozal Town was ideal for youth sailing as the Corozal Bay Regatta got underway on last Saturday. by Roberto Pott Posted today at 6:09 am Hobie Multiworlds and Europeans day 1 Hobie Multiworlds and Europeans day 1 Hobie 14, Dragoon and 16 Spi racing starts Day 1 of the Hobie 14 and Hobie Dragoon World Championships with the Hobie 16 Spi youth Europeans at Noordwijk, Netherlands, the sailors were greeted with grey skies and light winds. by David Brookes Posted on 20 Jul Optimist Worlds in Pattaya, Thailand overall Optimist Worlds in Pattaya, Thailand overall Marco Gradoni and Maria Perello crowned champions The Optimist World Championship 2017 ended successfully with all 281 young sailors from 62 countries contributing to make the event a resounding international success. Marco Gradoni of Italia was named World Champion 2017. by Event Media Posted on 20 Jul Harken 29er GP at Hayling Island Harken 29er GP at Hayling Island A masterclass in race management Forty-nine 29ers arrived at Hayling Island Sailing Club over the weekend with the usual collection of top boats supplemented with some guest sailors like Youth Worlds medallist Tom Darling, RYA squad sailor Owen Bowerman and old hand John Mather. by Hannah Bristow, Emily Covell & Suzie Hammett Posted on 20 Jul Limited edition Gill Regatta Cap & Visor Limited edition Gill Regatta Cap & Visor Exclusive Aqua colourway only available online Keep 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. by Gill Posted on 20 Jul New Finn sailing academy launched New Finn sailing academy launched On Sydney Harbour A new and exciting Finn sailing academy is soon to be launched on Sydney Harbour by NB Sailsports and operated by long time Finn sailor Rob McMillan, with help from former Finn World Champion, Ed Wright. by Robert Deaves, IFA Posted on 20 Jul Still time to take part Still time to take part In the tenth RYA Sailbility Multiclass Regatta With just over two weeks to go until RYA Sailability Multiclass Regatta returns to Rutland Sailing Club (5-6 August), organisers are reminding disabled sailors that it's not too late to sign up to compete. by Susie Nation-Grainger Posted on 20 Jul All buoyed up for an unmissable week All buoyed up for an unmissable week At Ramsgate Week 2017 The excitement is building in Ramsgate, Kent for what is set to be another packed Ramsgate Week this year, both on and off-shore. by Carol Stokes Posted on 20 Jul Imerys is second in Class 40 Championship Race Imerys is second in Class 40 Championship Race Phil Sharp completes Les Sables - Horta - Les Sables The last 24 hours of the Les Sables - Horta – Les Sables return race have seen offshore racing at its finest. The high level of competition powered by determination and skill ensured an inevitable battle for overall victory. by Phil Sharp Racing Posted on 20 Jul Sailing Legends at the Osprey Nationals Sailing Legends at the Osprey Nationals Two Guests of Honour at Poole Yacht Club For those of you planning to venture to Poole YC this year for the 60th Anniversary Osprey Nationals (10-13 August), then make sure you keep the evening of Thursday 10th August free in your diary. by Pete Mallaband Posted on 20 Jul Joan Vila returns to the Volvo Ocean Race Joan Vila returns to the Volvo Ocean Race Spanish navigator signs up with MAPFRE Joan Vila, one of the best navigators in the world, will return to the Volvo Ocean Race with MAPFRE in 2017-18, some 15 years after becoming the first Spanish sailor to win the coveted trophy. by Volvo Ocean Race Posted on 20 Jul Peak-Ryzex Albacore Internationals 2017 Peak-Ryzex Albacore Internationals 2017 Just over two weeks until event at the WPNSA There are just over two weeks to go until the Peak-Ryzex Albacore Internationals kicks off at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy. The event starts with registration on Saturday 5th August followed by racing from Sunday 6th August. by Mike Banner Posted on 20 Jul Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek day 1 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek day 1 Winds arrived on cue The winds arrived on cue as a fresh 10-15 knots of breeze powered the 41-strong fleet around the course on Day 1 of the 2017 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek, in what turned out to be a packed race card. by Duncan Worthington Posted on 20 Jul Zhik returns to its spiritual home Zhik returns to its spiritual home Clothing sponsor of the 2017 Moth Worlds Zhik, 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. by Liz Rushall, Zhik Posted on 20 Jul
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.Grapefruit Graphics return to Cowes WeekGrapefruit Graphics are delighted to be named an official supplier for the 2017 Lendy Cowes Week, commencing 29th July.Interview with David ChandlerDavid Chandler recently won the VX One National Championship at Sunderland YC, 37 years after winning the Prince of Wales Cup, the one-race nationals for the International 14 class. We spoke to him about how he's 're-living his youth' in the VX One.The Land Rover BAR Merchandise SaleUp to 30% off Land Rover BAR merchandise for a limited time, including the Coll Dry Number 3 Tee, 2 Layer Team Jacket, Freedom Cap and Replica Jersey Tee.SuperFoilers are go!SuperFoilers represent many things. Whilst those components are disparate and virtually from different planets in the great scheme of things, they come together in the one form as harmoniously as a Rolls Royce.