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Investwise Irish Sailing Youth Nationals day 1 Investwise Irish Sailing Youth Nationals day 1 McMahon establishes early form on Cork Harbour True to her pre-event billing as favourite, Howth's Eve McMahon established an early overall lead in her event at the Investwise Irish Sailing Youth National Championships on Cork Harbour today (Thursday 28th October 2021). by Irish Sailing Posted 28 Oct 18:53 BST Mallorca's showcase 17th PalmaVela is ready to go Mallorca's showcase 17th PalmaVela is ready to go Officially opened today at host club, the Real Club Náutico de Palma PalmaVela regatta was officially opened today at host club, the Real Club Náutico de Palma. The race fleet will muster from Friday and race over three days with 80 crews from 22 countries racing across 11 classes. by Andi Robertson Posted 28 Oct 18:46 BST Rolex Middle Sea Race - The Modern-Day Tritons Rolex Middle Sea Race - The Modern-Day Tritons Three bronze figures represent Malta's links with the sea The open space outside the City Gate of Malta's capital, Valletta, is dominated by a fountain comprising three bronze figures of mythological Tritons. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 28 Oct 18:37 BST What a summer it's been! What a summer it's been! RS home you've all had loads of memory-making moments on the water We hope you have all had loads of memory-making moments on the water! It has been so great seeing everyone again at RS events, socials and Shows - it really feels like we have got the RS family back together this year and we can't wait for 2022! by RS Sailing Posted 28 Oct 15:15 BST I14 Autumn Pint and Trophy at Itchenor I14 Autumn Pint and Trophy at Itchenor Including a crew from the German fleet sailing their new boat for the first time Eleven boats arrived on Saturday morning for the Autumn pint, with teams having travelled up from Falmouth and a crew from the German fleet (Dennis Gehrlein and Lasse Neilandt) coming over for a first sail of their new boat. by Hugh Maclean & Julian Pearson Posted 28 Oct 13:27 BST Inaugural Broadwater Phantom Open Inaugural Broadwater Phantom Open 17 competitors given a warm welcome with a mug of hot tea and a bacon roll Seventeen competitors were given a warm Broadwater welcome with a mug of hot tea and a bacon roll, but unfortunately not a lot of wind. by Tim Platt Posted 28 Oct 12:37 BST RYA appoints new Chief Executive RYA appoints new Chief Executive Sara Sutcliffe MBE appointed to the role The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has today announced the appointment of Sara Sutcliffe MBE as its new Chief Executive. by Emma Slater Posted 28 Oct 12:27 BST ILCA 7 UKLA Qualifier 3 at the WPNSA ILCA 7 UKLA Qualifier 3 at the WPNSA The return of the U-21 contingent in Portland Harbour Coming into last weekend's UKLA Worlds and Europeans qualifier in Weymouth, the ILCA 7 racing promised to be extremely close. by Norman Struthers Posted 28 Oct 12:19 BST 52 Super Series - The winner takes it all... 52 Super Series - The winner takes it all... At stake is the Rolex TP52 World Championship title and the season title Never before has the 52 Super Series seen a finale like that which should unfold next week on the Bay of Palma. At stake are the Rolex TP52 World Championships titles. by 52 Super Series Posted 28 Oct 11:26 BST 2022 Dragon Nationals to be held in Falmouth Bay 2022 Dragon Nationals to be held in Falmouth Bay A full week of competitive racing on the event schedule The 2022 British Open National Championships for Dragon Class boats will take place in Cornwall. by RCYC Posted 28 Oct 10:38 BST GC32 Mar Menor Cup preview GC32 Mar Menor Cup preview The first time the flying multihulls have visited Spain's famous 170km² salt water lagoon The GC32 foiling catamarans are one week away from entering into combat for a fourth and final time in 2021 with the GC32 Mar Menor Cup which runs from 3rd to the 7th November. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 28 Oct 10:12 BST For the sheer joy of it. (Part I) For the sheer joy of it. (Part I) J/Boats' new J/45 is here. So alert the media. Oh. That'd be us… J/Boats' new J/45 is here. So alert the media. Oh. That'd be us… Anyway, we not only know about the J/45, we very much kind of love it. by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com Posted 28 Oct 09:00 BST François Gabart set for Transat Jacques Vabre François Gabart set for Transat Jacques Vabre Alongside Tom Laperche aboard the new Trimaran SVR Lazartigue On 7 November, just three months after her launch in Concarneau, Brittany, the Trimaran SVR Lazartigue, a genuine flying boat, will take the start of the Transat Jacques Vabre, her first offshore race. by Trimaran SVR Lazartigue Posted 28 Oct 07:21 BST New Teams great start to 18 Footer Season New Teams great start to 18 Footer Season A great result for the club's policy of introducing talented, young sailors to the fleet The opening day's racing of the Australian 18 Footers League's 2021-22 season, last Sunday, produced a great result for the club's policy of introducing talented, young sailors into the high-speed world of 18ft skiff racing on Sydney Harbour. by Frank Quealey Posted 28 Oct 07:11 BST 2021 Women's Match Racing Worlds preview 2021 Women's Match Racing Worlds preview Cherbourg event features Olympic and America's Cup champions The 2021 Women's Match Racing World Championship, featuring Olympic and America's Cup champions, is set to take over Europe's second largest artificial harbour - Cherbourg-en-Cotentin in Normandy, France - from tomorrow (Thursday, 28 October). by World Sailing Posted 27 Oct 23:08 BST 2021 iQFOIL European Championships day 5 2021 iQFOIL European Championships day 5 A day unfortunately in line with the weather forecast A day unfortunately in line with the weather forecast, not enough to start a single race. by iQFOIL European Championships / Club La Pelle Posted 27 Oct 23:02 BST Cyclone™ Solid-State CHIRP Pulse Compression Radar Cyclone™ Solid-State CHIRP Pulse Compression Radar Striking form, extreme capability, ruggedness are hallmarks of this next-gen open-array radar Raymarine announces Cyclone™, the newest range of open-array radars, conceived and crafted to give mariners the confidence to tackle the harshest conditions, gain distinct advantages in the hunt for fish, and safely navigate busy waterways. by Raymarine Posted 27 Oct 20:08 BST Vane 36R David Rose Shield Vane 36R David Rose Shield Fleetwood hosts the model boats which sail themselves Just 2 boats the previous week with 4 guys and now one week on, 3 boats with the same 4 guys at the lake side. Tony was able to sail along with Eric and John this time, as with only a big sail and light winds, it would work. by Tony Wilson Posted 27 Oct 16:34 BST RORC Baltic Sea Race 2022 RORC Baltic Sea Race 2022 A new offshore race is launched The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) together with the Ocean Racing Alliance (ORA) are delighted to announce a new offshore race to start on 21st July 2022. by Louay Habib Posted 27 Oct 15:33 BST 2021 iQFOIL European Championships day 4 2021 iQFOIL European Championships day 4 Things get complicated quickly in Marseille As of 11 am yesterdy morning, all the competitors were out on the water with an average north-westerly wind of 12 knots. But very quickly things got complicated, the wind gradually decreased and became very unstable in intensity and direction. by iQFOIL European Championships / Club La Pelle Posted 27 Oct 13:10 BST ILCAs at Bowmoor ILCAs at Bowmoor 20 boats for the final event of the 2021 Wessex Grand Prix Series The final event of the Wessex Grand Prix Series took place at Bowmoor on Saturday 23rd. After a disrupted season it was good to see 20 boats on the water, and a strong showing of local boats matched by a number of visitors. by Mike Dyer Posted 27 Oct 11:10 BST Launching the “Retour à La Base” Launching the “Retour à La Base” Lorient Grand Large and the IMOCA Class are announcing the creation a brand-new sports event Home to some of the most ambitious offshore racing projects, a skippers' training base and a venue synonymous with innovation and new technologies, Lorient La Base is highly influential. by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 27 Oct 10:55 BST Date set for the Steve Nicholson Memorial Trophy Date set for the Steve Nicholson Memorial Trophy Save the date: 30th January 2022 Northampton Sailing club are delighted to announce the Steve Nicholson Memorial Trophy event is back in 2022, with headline sponsor Pinnell & Bax. by Mike Webster Posted 27 Oct 10:25 BST Zhik launch new Cell Insulated Jacket Zhik launch new Cell Insulated Jacket Containing Repreve®, a 100% recycled, breathable synthetic high thermal insulation fill With a slim fitting, technical styling designed to be worn under a waterproof layer or as a stand alone outer layer these jackets are highly breathable and offer excellent insulation. by Zhik Posted 27 Oct 08:15 BST Irish RS Aero Southern Championship at Greystones Irish RS Aero Southern Championship at Greystones Late-season event attracts 11 entries The RS Aero Irish Southern Championships were run this weekend out of Greystones Sailing Club. This late-season event attracted 11 RS Aero entries, who sailed with the RS200 and RS400 fleet on a windward / leeward course. by Brendan Foley, Irish RS Aero Class Association Posted 27 Oct 07:53 BST UKLA ILCA4 Qualifier at the WPNSA UKLA ILCA4 Qualifier at the WPNSA Epic, breezy racing in Portland Harbour Epic, breezy racing scheduled for the 23rd and 24th of October brought the ILCA 4 sailors from all over the UK together, to see who could withstand the wrath of mother nature the best. by Max Steele Posted 27 Oct 07:21 BST Waldringfield Cadet and U21 RS200 Open Waldringfield Cadet and U21 RS200 Open Back to its traditional timing of October half term this year The Waldringfield Cadet Open went back to its traditional timing of October half term this year to accommodate a busy summer of Cadet sailing. by Neil Collingridge Posted 27 Oct 06:35 BST RS400 Winter Championship at Leigh and Lowton RS400 Winter Championship at Leigh and Lowton Sometimes sailing is a frustrating sport! The worst wind direction (southerly) that Leigh and Lowton SC hoped would never turn up, did just that: Wind strength from F0-F4 and wind shifts of 40/50 degrees for all seven of the tormenting, gruelling, sweat inducing, mind fuzzing races. by Dave Exley Posted 27 Oct 06:20 BST Rolex Middle Sea Race - Just another belting day Rolex Middle Sea Race - Just another belting day Tuesday was yet another day of extraordinary tales and adventure Tuesday was yet another day of extraordinary tales and adventure. The 42nd Rolex Middle Sea Race continues to live up to its billing as a blockbuster thriller. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 26 Oct 19:22 BST RC Laser club racing at Fleetwood RC Laser club racing at Fleetwood Testosterone was high during the start sequence Well last week we had a joint RC Lasers and Mustangs experience day. We usually use the day to do whatever, maybe race if there's interest or just sail each other's boats. by Tony Wilson Posted 26 Oct 16:36 BST Merlin Rockets at Wembley Merlin Rockets at Wembley 18 boats for the Craftinsure Silver Tiller open event Eighteen Merlin Rockets assembled at Wembley Sailing Club for the 2021 Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller Open Meeting sponsored by Craftinsure. by Paul Dean Posted 26 Oct 13:37 BST RS Aero Open at Spinnaker Sailing Club RS Aero Open at Spinnaker Sailing Club Seventeen competitors took up the challenge Seventeen competitors took up the challenge posed by Spinnaker Sailing Club, just north of Ringwood in Hampshire, to take part in their inaugural RS Aero Open race event run by the club rear commodore (sailing) Tom Clay and his team of club volunteers. by Jae Jones Posted 26 Oct 13:28 BST 2021 iQFOIL European Championships day 3 2021 iQFOIL European Championships day 3 The 209 competitors finally set off shortly after noon The sun at its zenith, the wind of 7-8 knots from the north-west sector well established and the two race committees are already in place, ready to welcome the competitors. by iQFOIL European Championships / Club La Pelle Posted 26 Oct 12:25 BST RS100 Inlands at Chew Valley Lake RS100 Inlands at Chew Valley Lake 10 things learned The 2021 Inlands were held at the beautiful Chew Valley Lake SC on 23/24 October. There was a forecast of lighter winds on Saturday, but a Southerly Force 4 gusting 6 expected on Sunday. by David Smart Posted 26 Oct 10:12 BST 11th Hour Racing named official partner of the TJV 11th Hour Racing named official partner of the TJV Organizations work together to highlight ocean health in the Race Village Building on 10 years of sponsorships focused on the power of sport to create change, 11th Hour Racing announced today its support of the 2021 Transat Jacques Vabre Normandie Le Havre as an official partner of the race. by 11th Hour Racing Posted 26 Oct 10:06 BST World Sailing kick-starts reinstatement bid World Sailing kick-starts reinstatement bid For the Paralympic Games in Los Angeles 2028 World Sailing, the international federation for the sport of sailing recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), today officially kick-started their campaign for sailing to be reinstated at the Paralympic Games in Los Angeles (USA) in 2028. by World Sailing Posted 26 Oct 10:00 BST Phantom Midland Traveller Series Finale at Burton Phantom Midland Traveller Series Finale at Burton All was close at the top going into the final event Burton Sailing Club hosted the final event of the Phantom Midland Traveller series this year. It was all close at the top of the placings leading into this event with Charlie Chandler topping the series by one point from Mike Webster. by Mike Webster Posted 26 Oct 09:52 BST Comanche sets "unbeatable" monohull record Comanche sets "unbeatable" monohull record Rolex Middle Sea Race first event of the IMA 2021-22 Mediterranean Maxi Offshore Challenge In one of the most superb high speed offshore racing competitions, three of the world's largest and fastest racing maxis this morning arrived back in Valletta, first monohulls home in the Rolex Middle Sea Race, by James Boyd / International Maxi Association Posted 26 Oct 08:04 BST 2021 HYS Hamble Winter Series - Race Week 4 2021 HYS Hamble Winter Series - Race Week 4 An unexpected rush of four new entries in IRC 4 The HYS Hamble Winter Series- Race Week Four began with an unexpected rush of four new entries in IRC 4. Jon Holt, the driving force behind the Scaramouche Sailing Trust, had entered Cote, Quarter Tonner, on Friday morning. by Trevor Pountain Posted 26 Oct 06:32 BST IOM Ranking Series Rounds 5 & 6 at Two Islands RYC IOM Ranking Series Rounds 5 & 6 at Two Islands RYC Including celebrating MYA President Derek Priestley's 70th birthday The final two rounds of the IOM ranking series were hosted by the Two Islands club located at Furzton Lake in Milton Keynes. by Graham Elliott Posted 26 Oct 05:36 BST 2021 Rolex Middle Sea Race still delivering 2021 Rolex Middle Sea Race still delivering With seven yachts in harbour, the race is far from over With seven yachts in harbour, and no more expected until much later tonight (Monday) or the early hours of Tuesday, one might be excused for thinking the Rolex Middle Sea Race is over. Far from it. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 25 Oct 20:35 BST Watson in 3rd as iQFOiL Euros gets up and running Watson in 3rd as iQFOiL Euros gets up and running The men completed four slalom races and the women six on day 3 Today was the first full day of racing for both the men's and women's fleets at the iQFOiL Europeans in Marseille. The men completed four slalom races and the women complete six. by British Sailing Team Posted 25 Oct 20:23 BST How to set a boat anchor in 3 simple steps How to set a boat anchor in 3 simple steps Avoiding tangles, choosing the scope, and more So you are looking to stop off for a few hours to relax and enjoy your boat, maybe to bask in the sunshine or take a dip in the sea, or perhaps even for an overnight stay? It's important to anchor your boat correctly. by Aleix Escorsell Posted 25 Oct 17:00 BST Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit Race 2 Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit Race 2 Same again please! The second weekend of the LTSC Solent Circuit took place in almost identical conditions to Race 1 with a southerly breeze of 12 to 18 knots, flat water and occasional sunshine greeting competitors on the western Solent on Sunday 24th October. by Robin Milledge Posted 25 Oct 13:29 BST RS200 SEAS Open at Island Barn Reservoir RS200 SEAS Open at Island Barn Reservoir Traditional warm welcome and complimentary bacon butties Well done to David Jessop and Sophie Mear on winning the 2021 SEAS Open at Island Barn Reservoir Sailing Club. by Nick Marley Posted 25 Oct 13:26 BST Phantom National Regatta Series 2021 Phantom National Regatta Series 2021 Ian Stone completes the 'Double' To help commemorate the Phantom Class 50th Anniversary this year, the class introduced a National Regatta Series in addition to the normal regional traveller series. by Mike Webster Posted 25 Oct 13:04 BST Ibiza JoySail deemed a great success Ibiza JoySail deemed a great success The first winners, Moat, have confirmed they will return in 2022 to defend their title The first edition of the Ibiza JoySail regatta has been and gone and was voted an outstanding success all round. by Ibiza JoySail Posted 25 Oct 12:15 BST Gift Ideas from Rooster Gift Ideas from Rooster Get ahead of the curve and have a stress-free season! Whether it's for Mum, Dad, Grandad, your best mate, Grandson, niece, neighbour or favourite sports companion, get them something they really want this year. by Rooster Posted 25 Oct 12:00 BST
What a summer it's been!We hope you have all had loads of memory-making moments on the water! It has been so great seeing everyone again at RS events, socials and Shows - it really feels like we have got the RS family back together this year and we can't wait for 2022!For the sheer joy of it. (Part I)J/Boats' new J/45 is here. So alert the media. Oh. That'd be us… Anyway, we not only know about the J/45, we very much kind of love it.RYA appoints new Chief ExecutiveThe Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has today announced the appointment of Sara Sutcliffe MBE as its new Chief Executive.Great events.In a way, they are almost diametrically opposed. One is a much sought after destination event, and the other is a long-standing A to B coastal hop.Cyclone™ Solid-State CHIRP Pulse Compression RadarRaymarine announces Cyclone™, the newest range of open-array radars, conceived and crafted to give mariners the confidence to tackle the harshest conditions, gain distinct advantages in the hunt for fish, and safely navigate busy waterways.Kites flying highI'm not going to lie; I was disappointed when the International Olympic Committee raised concerns about the Mixed Offshore Doublehanded event at the Paris 2024 Olympics.Zhik launch new Cell Insulated JacketWith a slim fitting, technical styling designed to be worn under a waterproof layer or as a stand alone outer layer these jackets are highly breathable and offer excellent insulation.Jumbos ruleNot all the world's jumbos got retired and parked in the Arizona desert at the beginning of 2020. Boeing's venerable bus had served us all - so, so well… Later on that same year, B&G, gave us Nemesis, and this was a pretty cool piece of kit indeed.How to set a boat anchor in 3 simple stepsSo you are looking to stop off for a few hours to relax and enjoy your boat, maybe to bask in the sunshine or take a dip in the sea, or perhaps even for an overnight stay? It's important to anchor your boat correctly. Protect your kit from the elements with KitBrixWe used KitBrix's innovative system this summer and it worked brilliantly... and we spend a lot of time on the water!Gift Ideas from RoosterWhether it's for Mum, Dad, Grandad, your best mate, Grandson, niece, neighbour or favourite sports companion, get them something they really want this year.What's happening in America's Cup land?A lot is written about the America's Cup, and a huge amount of it is speculation. Like it or not, it is the pinnacle event in yachting, and for those who try to win it, it becomes an all-consuming obsession.You're original, and so is this...The majority of the jackets are made in our European factory, the same factory established by Mr. Henri himself in his home town.Hooray for the hundredth!Now if you're a British subject that means you get a letter from HRH QEII. If you're French, maybe you get one from President Macron. Certainly POTUS does to US citizens.New high-performance wetsuit rangeTyphoon International is delighted to introduce its new range of high-performance surfing and watersports wetsuits, designed for use across a board spectrum of water-based activities.Mixing it upAs we head towards the end of September, I've been thinking about which events, and days out sailing, have been the most fun this year. There are a few to choose from, and overall it's been a good year for time on the water.