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Win £250 Re-Rope for Your Boat Win £250 Re-Rope for Your Boat RYA Dinghy Show Pricing Extended | RS21 Worlds Open Win a £250 re-rope of your dinghy! Simply sign up to the RS Sailors Club to enter the competition. RS Sailors Club is free to join and provides access to exclusive discounts at RS Sailing Store. by RS Sailing Posted 28 Feb 18:30 GMT 470 Worlds in Llucmajor, Mallorca Day 2 470 Worlds in Llucmajor, Mallorca Day 2 Japan defy random conditions to maintain lead Through all the random gusts, lulls and big windshifts of day 2 at the 470 World Championship in Llucmajor, Mallorca, the Japanese teams continue to hold their nerve as well as the overall lead. by Andy Rice Posted 28 Feb 17:11 GMT Knut Frostad joins Henri-Lloyd Knut Frostad joins Henri-Lloyd Appointed as Executive Chairman Monte Rosa Sports (MRS) formally announces that Main Board Director Knut Frostad will join Henri-Lloyd as Executive Chairman from March 01, 2024. Headquartered in Switzerland, MRS is the holding company for sportswear brands Henri-Lloyd, Odlo and Janus. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 28 Feb 15:47 GMT Entries open for the RS21 Worlds 2024 Entries open for the RS21 Worlds 2024 Set to be held at the distinguished Club Nautic L'Escala, Spain The RS21 International Class Association proudly announces the official opening of the RS21 World Championship 2024. by RS21 International Class Posted 28 Feb 15:14 GMT IM24CA starts a new decade with new Class Rules IM24CA starts a new decade with new Class Rules Accepted by the IM24CA World Council AGM 2023 and ratified by the World Sailing last week On Friday, February 23, World Sailing approved the final 2024 changes to the Melges 24 Class Rules. It published a new edition along with the document of particular changes, which came into effect immediately. by International Melges 24 Class Association Posted 28 Feb 15:01 GMT OK Dinghy World Championship 2024 Day 3 OK Dinghy World Championship 2024 Day 3 Nick Craig extends lead in Brisbane Nick Craig has extended his lead at the 2024 Tan Lines OK Dinghy World Championship at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, Brisbane, Australia, after two more races on the third day. by Robert Deaves Posted 28 Feb 15:00 GMT 2024 RORC Easter Challenge Preview 2024 RORC Easter Challenge Preview Designed to kick-start any team's racing season Held over the Easter Weekend for over 20 years, the Royal Ocean Racing Club training regatta offers a fantastic opportunity for world class coaching which is complimentary for all entrants. by Louay Habib / RORC Posted 28 Feb 12:25 GMT Viking Marine DMYC Frostbites series 2 day 14 Viking Marine DMYC Frostbites series 2 day 14 Some experienced competitors found the challenge a bit too robust Yesterday's Frostbites in Dun Laoghaire Harbour were a test for organisers and competitors alike. The forecast suggested a N-Easterly breeze. Wind strength had been predicted in the high teens gusting into the low twenties and that too manifested itself. by Cormac Bradley Posted 28 Feb 10:26 GMT Cowes Classics Week preview Cowes Classics Week preview The second biggest annual regatta in Cowes is run by sailors for sailors The second biggest annual regatta in Cowes is run by sailors for sailors, involving over 90 volunteers over 4 race courses offering excellent Corinthian racing conditions. by Cowes Classics Week Posted 28 Feb 10:25 GMT America's Cup: Swiss hit the Road America's Cup: Swiss hit the Road Special delivery! Alinghi Red Bull Racing's BoatOne departs Switzerland headed for Spain Alinghi Red Bull Racing's AC75 yacht that will be raced to challenge for the Louis Vuitton 37th America's Cup this summer has departed from the boat yard in Ecublens, Switzerland bound to Spain. The event is a major campaign milestone. by Alinghi Red Bull Racing Posted 28 Feb 09:14 GMT Taking a closer look at the Switch Taking a closer look at the Switch We spoke to Simon Hiscocks to find out more about the one design foiler There are many dinghies throughout the years which have taken their inspiration from the International Moth and become one design. The Europe and the British Moth are two, and now there's the Switch. by Mark Jardine Posted 28 Feb 08:53 GMT Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 53 morning update Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 53 morning update Who's next? Coville in tomorrow, Thursday The morning after a beautiful finish for race winner Charles Caudrelier, full focus returns to the four other skippers still in the ARKÉA ULTIM CHALLENGE-Brest race. by Andi Robertson Posted 28 Feb 08:39 GMT Lazarus, one to watch in JJ Giltinan Championship Lazarus, one to watch in JJ Giltinan Championship The JJs will be the first time the crew have all sailed together in the 18s With the JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship due to start on Sydney Harbour on Saturday (2 March), we have a good idea about the likely performances of many, or most, of the 27-boat fleet, but there is one team which we don't know how it may perform. by Frank Quealey Posted 28 Feb 06:59 GMT 470 Worlds in Llucmajor, Mallorca Day 1 470 Worlds in Llucmajor, Mallorca Day 1 Jaw-dropping day for Japan Japan came to the 470 World Championship in Llucmajor, Mallorca, as defending champions. Lying in fifth place after three tricky, light-wind races is not at all a bad start for the 2023 World Champions Keiju Okada and Miho Yoshioka. by Andy Rice Posted 27 Feb 19:52 GMT The first king of the Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest The first king of the Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest Charles Caudrelier crowned in Brest and lauded by the sailing world Blessed with a perfect sunrise, flat seas and a modest 15kts breeze as he approached the long awaited finish line off Brest this morning Charles Caudrelier took time to enjoy the final ten miles of his solo multihull race round the world. by Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest Posted 27 Feb 18:58 GMT Optiorange 2024 Preview Optiorange 2024 Preview 530 Optimists from 29 countries coming to Valencia The regatta of the RCN of Valencia, in its sixth edition and held from February 28th to March 1st, beats a record of participation. by Pep Portas PRENSA RCNV Posted 27 Feb 17:19 GMT How to fix your boat with David Johnson How to fix your boat with David Johnson Explaining the West System Glass Fibre Boat Repair Kit at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show We caught up with David Johnson at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show 2024 to find out more about the West System Glass Fibre Boat Repair Kit! by Mark Jardine Posted 27 Feb 16:09 GMT M&S District Marblehead Championship M&S District Marblehead Championship It was encouraging that there were 8 different designs from 5 different designers Fog, light winds from the east south-east and the forecast of rain put off 3 of the 14 entries, but those who sailed in the 11 races created some exciting, but frustrating racing and stayed dry as there was no rain. by Roger Stollery Posted 27 Feb 16:05 GMT OK Dinghy World Championship 2024 Day 2 OK Dinghy World Championship 2024 Day 2 Four races and four winners in Brisbane Nick Craig continues to lead the 2024 Tan Lines OK Dinghy World Championship at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, Brisbane, Australia, after two more races on Tuesday in likely the windiest conditions of the week. by Robert Deaves Posted 27 Feb 14:47 GMT Chichester YC Snowflake Series day 4 Chichester YC Snowflake Series day 4 Spectators enjoyed watching some exciting flat out reaches and a few capsizes Another great day's racing, with a force 5-6 south easterly wind which gave the crews a strenuous time coping with rather gusty and sometimes shifty conditions. The spectators enjoyed watching some exciting flat out reaches and a few capsizes. by Biddy Colborne Posted 27 Feb 14:07 GMT The Iron Lady of Dubai: how to win the SB20 Worlds The Iron Lady of Dubai: how to win the SB20 Worlds Dubai witnesses first woman to win the Worlds, and with a 50% female team Team Kidzink of Charlotte, Pippa, Artem and Gonçalo marked not only the first UAE victory in the competition, but also a historic moment as Charlotte Borghesi became the first female helmswoman to claim the championship with a 50% female team. by Anna Zyk Posted 27 Feb 13:40 GMT World Sailing publishes Olympic Vision World Sailing publishes Olympic Vision To steer the sport through to Brisbane 2032 World Sailing has published its Olympic Vision strategy which is aimed at strengthening the sport's contribution to the Olympic Movement. by World Sailing Posted 27 Feb 12:22 GMT Charles Caudrelier take the crown Charles Caudrelier take the crown Maxi Edmond de Rothschild wins the Arkea Ultim Challenge - Brest At the helm of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, the skipper of Gitana Team wins this race of pioneers, completing his first solo circumnavigation of the globe in 50 days 19 hours 7 minutes, 42 seconds at an average speed of 23.74 knots. by Gitana Team Posted 27 Feb 12:14 GMT Medway RC Laser Club Winter Series week 10 Medway RC Laser Club Winter Series week 10 Course allows boats to be closer than normal and with more possible infringements The Race Team using the wind direction of SE and 8 knots speed set a narrow course with a wing mark to form the triangle for the triangle sausage format. This effectively gave two downwind legs, a reach along the leeward end of the course and two beats. by Jamie Blair Posted 27 Feb 11:07 GMT Caudrelier wins the Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest Caudrelier wins the Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest Maxi Edmond de Rothschild finishes the solo multihull race around the world French solo racer Charles Caudrelier, skipper of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild crossed the finish line off the coast of Brest, this Tuesday morning at 8h 37mn 42s local time (UTC+1hrs) to win the ARKEA ULTIM CHALLENGE-Brest. by Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest Posted 27 Feb 08:39 GMT Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta: An extra day to pay Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta: An extra day to pay Join fellow sailors from around the globe in celebrating classic yachts and the rich heritage The last day to qualify for the Early Bird discount for the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta is February, 29th you got an extra day due to leap year. by Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta Posted 26 Feb 23:10 GMT Back with a vengeance Back with a vengeance Categorically been on the Mixed two-handed offshore bandwagon from the beginning Categorically been on this bandwagon from the beginning. Flag bearing, card-carrying, full-blown trumpeter. Mixed two-handed offshore. You might argue it had a wee false start, but it just was a bridge too far at the time by John Curnow, Editor, Sail World AUS Posted 26 Feb 21:00 GMT RS Tera South West Squad at Paignton RS Tera South West Squad at Paignton Coach Caitlin Morley focused on mark roundings In a window between two wet and windy days, the South West Tera Squad were blessed with almost perfect conditions on Saturday - sun, blue sky and winds. Despite various members of the squad being ill and unable to come, it was a strong turnout. by Peter Solly Posted 26 Feb 20:46 GMT The Famous Project crew set for Atlantic challenge The Famous Project crew set for Atlantic challenge This Transatlantic passage is an important stage in training up the team Fresh from an excellent third place on the RORC Caribbean 600 race and multiple training laps around the island of Antigua itself, the seven strong The Famous Project crew will leave Antigua for their first all-female ocean passage across the Atlantic. by The Famous Project Posted 26 Feb 19:29 GMT Charles the magnificent Charles the magnificent Taking the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild to the very top of the bill He waited half a century to realise his dream of a single-handed circumnavigation of the globe. And perhaps this is the point, which will enable the public to really get an insight into this great yet very discreet sailor. by Gitana Team Posted 26 Feb 19:02 GMT Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 51 Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 51 The last hours at sea for leader Charles Caudrelier French skipper Charles Caudrelier spent his 50th birthday and his 50th day of racing since leaving Brest on Sunday 7th January keeping his giant blue and white Verdier designed ULTIM Maxi Edmond de Rothschild on a very tight, short rein. by Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest Posted 26 Feb 18:16 GMT 2024 RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show 'delivers'! 2024 RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show 'delivers'! Flying start to 2024 season as thousands come together in Farnborough The much-loved season-opening show brought together passion, knowledge and a thriving sense of community, with some 8,900 attendees seeking out opportunities to learn, shop and network to get the most out of their time on the water. by RYA Press Office Posted 26 Feb 17:48 GMT Philippe Delamare wins Global Solo Challenge Philippe Delamare wins Global Solo Challenge Crossing the finish line by the breakwater of the Galician city of A Coruña on Saturday On Saturday February 24th at 3 minutes past 3 pm, local time, Philippe Delamare crossed the finish line by the breakwater of the Galician city of A Coruña winning the first edition of the Global Solo Challenge on Mowgli. by Marco Nannini / Global Solo Challenge Posted 26 Feb 17:35 GMT 470 Worlds in Llucmajor, Mallorca Practice Day 470 Worlds in Llucmajor, Mallorca Practice Day Olympic aspirants ready for an all-round test in Palma The competitors and coaches around the boat park have been giving each other wry smiles after today's pouring rain and shifty offshore conditions. by Andy Rice Posted 26 Feb 17:19 GMT Catching up with Hyde Sails' Ben McGrane Catching up with Hyde Sails' Ben McGrane At the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show 2024 Hyde Sails were on hand in attendance at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show, great to see so many of our friends, colleagues, and customers throughout the weekend by Mark Jardine Posted 26 Feb 15:42 GMT OK Dinghy World Championship 2024 Day 1 OK Dinghy World Championship 2024 Day 1 Five-time OK Dinghy world champion Nick Craig opens with two bullets Nick Craig led a British clean sweep of race wins on the opening day of the 2024 Tan Lines OK Dinghy World Championship at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, in Brisbane, Australia. by Robert Deaves Posted 26 Feb 14:24 GMT Purple patch at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show Purple patch at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show Clear the 'in' colour for sailors in 2024 Sailing fashion is a fickle thing, one minute yellow is all the rage, then red, then orange. In 2024 it was most definitely the colour purple. by YachtsandYachting.com Posted 26 Feb 14:12 GMT We chat with Tom Morris on the Allen stand We chat with Tom Morris on the Allen stand At the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show Tom Morris of the Youtube channel Mozzy Sails talks to us at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show 2024 about developing fittings with Allen for his RS800, his favourite block, the America's Cup and more! by Mark Jardine Posted 26 Feb 12:00 GMT Challengers in the Selden Sailjuice Winter Series Challengers in the Selden Sailjuice Winter Series Seven took part in at least one event of the 2023-2024 series Challengers have taken part in the Sailjuice Winter Series almost since its inception and the 2023-2024 series was no exception. A total of seven Challengers took part in at least one event. by Marion Edwards Posted 26 Feb 11:45 GMT Bath Robe Team Racing at Chew Valley Lake Bath Robe Team Racing at Chew Valley Lake Two very different days over the weekend The last weekend in February produced a frustrating Saturday, with very little wind, Bath University Sailing Club's Bath Robe Team Racing, taking place at Chew Valley Sailing Club completed a mere 19 races. Sunday was a different story. by Nigel Vick Posted 26 Feb 11:29 GMT Dickinson leads Brits with ILCA 7 Euros 4th Dickinson leads Brits with ILCA 7 Euros 4th The British sailors in Athens as he narrowly missed out on a medal Finley Dickinson was the pick of the British sailors in Athens as he narrowly missed out on a medal in the ILCA 7 class at the ILCA Senior European Championships. by British Sailing Team Posted 26 Feb 09:31 GMT Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 51 morning update Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 51 morning update Caudrelier's finish is expected to be between midnight and noon This Monday morning the ARKÉA ULTIM CHALLENGE-Brest leader Charles Caudrelier, the solo skipper of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, has about 455 miles to the finish line. But the conditions remain tough all the way to Brest. by Andi Robertson Posted 26 Feb 07:07 GMT Illusion Nationals 2024 at Bembridge Illusion Nationals 2024 at Bembridge An early start to championship season this year! A bit earlier this year for the Nationals than previous years, but as we move towards Easter the tides are not terribly helpful. by Mike Samuelson Posted 26 Feb 06:55 GMT A Remarkable RORC Caribbean 600 A Remarkable RORC Caribbean 600 561 sailors from all over the world took part in the 600-mile race around 11 Caribbean islands The 15th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 started in glorious conditions on Monday 19th February 2024. 561 sailors from all over the world took part in the 600-mile race around 11 Caribbean islands. by Louay Habib Posted 26 Feb 04:43 GMT Spain's Olympic duo narrow Worlds favourites Spain's Olympic duo narrow Worlds favourites The 470 World Championship is set to begin Monday in Palma, Mallorca The 470 World Championship is set to begin in Palma, Mallorca. Taking place from 24 February to 3 March, 64 international teams representing 27 nations are making final preparations before racing begins this Monday. by Andy Rice Posted 25 Feb 21:52 GMT SWYSA Youth Winter Training at Paignton SWYSA Youth Winter Training at Paignton Sessions aim to be fun, friendly and inclusive, and for sailors to enjoy them Paignton Sailing Club hosted a wonderful day of South West Youth Sailing Academy (SWYSA) Winter Race Coaching on Saturday. Although a little chilly at times, there was sun, blue sky and lovely 8-15 knot winds - pretty much perfect conditions. by Peter Solly Posted 25 Feb 20:43 GMT End of Leg 3 of the McIntyre Ocean Globe Race End of Leg 3 of the McIntyre Ocean Globe Race The final two yachts racing, are in! The final two yachts racing leg three of the McIntyre Ocean Globe Race are in! Just as day broke under a cloudy gray sky, Sterna SA (42) the South African Swan 53, crossed the Yacht Club Punta del Este finish line at 09:16 UTC, 24th February. by Ocean Globe Race Posted 25 Feb 20:28 GMT Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 50 Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 50 Thomas Coville reflects before his final big charge to the finish In second place on ARKEA ULTIM CHALLENGE-Brest solo multihull round the world race, Thomas Coville is working west of the Azores high pressure system, and has just under 1500 miles to the finish line in Brest. by Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest Posted 25 Feb 20:09 GMT
Win £250 Re-Rope for Your BoatWin a £250 re-rope of your dinghy! Simply sign up to the RS Sailors Club to enter the competition. RS Sailors Club is free to join and provides access to exclusive discounts at RS Sailing Store.Taking a closer look at the SwitchThere are many dinghies throughout the years which have taken their inspiration from the International Moth and become one design. The Europe and the British Moth are two, and now there's the Switch.Knut Frostad joins Henri-LloydMonte Rosa Sports (MRS) formally announces that Main Board Director Knut Frostad will join Henri-Lloyd as Executive Chairman from March 01, 2024. Headquartered in Switzerland, MRS is the holding company for sportswear brands Henri-Lloyd, Odlo and Janus.Back with a vengeanceCategorically been on this bandwagon from the beginning. Flag bearing, card-carrying, full-blown trumpeter. Mixed two-handed offshore. You might argue it had a wee false start, but it just was a bridge too far at the timeHow to fix your boat with David JohnsonWe caught up with David Johnson at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show 2024 to find out more about the West System Glass Fibre Boat Repair Kit!We chat with Tom Morris on the Allen standTom Morris of the Youtube channel Mozzy Sails talks to us at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show 2024 about developing fittings with Allen for his RS800, his favourite block, the America's Cup and more!Catching up with Hyde Sails' Ben McGraneHyde Sails were on hand in attendance at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show, great to see so many of our friends, colleagues, and customers throughout the weekendCelebrating 25 years of Rooster!Mark Jardine speaks with Steve Cockerill, founder of Rooster, on the 25th Anniversary of the innovative sailing clothing and chandlery company.Sailingfast's newest Team Rider Ben AndersonMark Jardine chats with the new Sailingfast Team Rider, ILCA 4 sailor Ben Anderson at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show 2024.1948 Olympic Firefly wins Concours d'EleganceFor the judging of the Concours d'Elegance, Mark Jardine, Editor of YachtsandYachting.com, was joined this year by the British Sailing Team 49er crew Fynn Sterritt, who has been selected for the Paris 2024 Olympics.Boat Show weekend offers from RoosterThe RYA Dinghy & Watersports show is now open at the Farnborough International Exhibition centre. If you can't make it to the show this year, we didn't want you to miss out, so we've extended our show offers to our website as well.Oldest video footage of 18ft SkiffsWith the JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championships starting next week, it's a great time to look back into our video archive, from 1939 to 1987, to see some of the oldest footage of skiff sailing in Australia. There are some gems!Hyde Sails in attendance at the RYA Dinghy ShowThe 2024 sailing season is upon us and as it has for many years, The RYA Dinghy Dinghy & Watersports Show creates a great opportunity to get ready for the season ahead, catch up with friends and see all that is new from classes and marine suppliers.It's a wrap!In sailing we have a lot of plain white hulls. Let's face it, when everything looks the same, it does make things a bit dull. The end of February is a dreary time, so it's time to talk about boats which brighten things up.2024 Barton Rising Star to be unveiledDrop by Barton Marine stand Q20 at the RYA Dinghy Show to discover exciting dinghy equipment launches and celebrate the grand announcement of the talented 2024 Barton Rising Star!You try doing it one-handed!Lynn Steward races the only Challenger trimaran at Wigan St Helen's SC, and frequently jokes with the able-bodied competitors in the PY fleet crossing the finish line ahead of her: "You try doing it one-handed!"