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Points Week at Itchenor Points Week at Itchenor 64 classic keelboats out in force Itchenor Sailing Club hosted its annual Points Week, a festival of classic keelboat racing, last week. The three classes based at the club XOD, Sunbeam and Swallow all had races each day in Chichester Harbour. by Rachel Soothill Posted 24 Jun 22:47 BST Kiel Week day 3 Kiel Week day 3 Lining up for some tense showdowns Germany's world-famous regatta has been delivering some sensational sailing conditions this week, as the international classes complete their penultimate day of competition. by Kiel Week Posted 24 Jun 22:18 BST Youth Sailing Champions League at Kiel overall Youth Sailing Champions League at Kiel overall Überlingen successfully defends its title Bodensee Yacht Club Überlingen won the second edition of the Youth SAILING Champions League after three days of sensational racing at Kiel Week in Germany. Regattaclub Oberhofen from Switzerland is runner-up ahead of Flensburger Segel Club in third place. by Kiel Week Posted 24 Jun 21:48 BST Bala Long Distance Race Bala Long Distance Race Catchpole and Coop lead charge of the 400s at Bala Light to moderate - and wildly shifty - breezes on Lake Bala played to the strengths of the RS400s who dominated the results at the Bala Long Distance, part of the Great British Sailing Challenge. by Andy Rice Posted 24 Jun 21:05 BST Inter Parish Around the Island Race Inter Parish Around the Island Race St Ouen win the inaugural event in Jersey The inaugural Jersey Electricity Inter Parish Around the Island Race was held on Sunday with yachts crewed by members of their Parish. by Rhys Perkins Posted 24 Jun 20:13 BST OK Dinghy Europeans day 3 OK Dinghy Europeans day 3 Fredrik Lööf closing in on title defence After three more races at the OK Dinghy European Championship at Kieler Woche, Fredrik Lööf, from Sweden, is now one race away from defending the title he first won last year. by Robert Deaves Posted 24 Jun 20:02 BST Only 16 places left and 6 days at Standard Entry Only 16 places left and 6 days at Standard Entry For the Merlin Nationals, and now you can win a spinnaker too There are only 16 places left in the Aspire Merlin Rocket National Championships at looe, and only 6 days at the Standard Entry price, before it goes up. Do you really need another reason to get involved? OK, here you go... by Ian Mackenzie Posted 24 Jun 19:15 BST Women in the 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race Women in the 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race To date only one female skipper has won the Rolex Fastnet Race While crew lists for August's Rolex Fastnet Race are far from finalised, currently just over 10% of those competing in the Royal Ocean Racing Club's biennial voyage from Cowes to Plymouth via the Fastnet Rock will be women. by James Boyd Posted 24 Jun 18:36 BST La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Leg 4 day 3 La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Leg 4 day 3 Where there is a Will, is there a way? With 40 nautical miles still to sail to the Owers turning mark off Portsmouth at 1500hrs BST this afternoon, racing within a gradually fading southwesterly breeze, it has been a long, laborious day fighting in the main pack. by La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Posted 24 Jun 17:41 BST Oman Air aims for back-to-back wins at GC32 Worlds Oman Air aims for back-to-back wins at GC32 Worlds Preparing for four days of competitive racing in Lagos, southern Portugal The championship marks the second event of the GC32 Racing Tour, with the Oman Air crew having emerged as worthy winners at the GC32 Villasimius Cup in Sardinia last month a clear nine points ahead of the chasing pack. by Oman Sail Posted 24 Jun 16:41 BST Fremantle Stripe Hooded Jacket Fremantle Stripe Hooded Jacket The story behind the New Icon Following the change in ownership in 2018, the new Henri Lloyd management team have looked deeply and respectfully into the history of the brand and the aim has been to reconnect with the heritage. by Henri Lloyd Posted 24 Jun 16:00 BST Grafham Challenger Regatta Grafham Challenger Regatta Distraction when a countdown timer makes a bid for freedom overboard Light, but sailable winds were forecast for the annual Challenger regatta organised by Grafham Water Sailability over the weekend 22-23 June. In the event there was a little more than that. by Marion Edwards Posted 24 Jun 15:56 BST Annie Lush sailing on Einstein at Kiel Week Annie Lush sailing on Einstein at Kiel Week Annie is part of the Offshore Team Germany Ocean Race campaign "I hope to make it right and bring the boat on a good course", says Annie Lush smiling. It is a great honor for the British sailor, who is living on Mallorca, to baptize the Open 60 with the name "Einstein". by Kiel Week Posted 24 Jun 15:19 BST Noble Marine WASZP Stadium Event at Hayling Island Noble Marine WASZP Stadium Event at Hayling Island Class experimenting with some alternative race formats Hayling Island was the location for the Noble Marine WASZP Stadium Event. The WASZP have been experimenting with some alternative race formats as well as the GP style racing and this was to be a sprint and slalom event with shorter more intense racing. by Victoria Payne Posted 24 Jun 14:42 BST Streakers at Ardleigh Streakers at Ardleigh A promise of wall-to-wall sunshine and a good wind Four visitors joined two local boats (and a strong Solo fleet) at Ardleigh SC on a promise of wall-to-wall sunshine and a good wind. What could be better? by Ian Bradley Posted 24 Jun 14:39 BST Lutard to set off on Mini Transat La Boulangère Lutard to set off on Mini Transat La Boulangère Young skipper has taken part in virtually every Mini Class event this year In under three months, Raphaël Lutard will set off on the Mini Transat La Boulangère, a solo transatlantic race between La Rochelle and Marin in Martinique, on board the Mini 6.50 Arkema 3. by Team Arkema Posted 24 Jun 14:23 BST Jean Le Cam is back! Jean Le Cam is back! Preparing for Transat Jacques Vabre and Vendée Globe Currently busy sailing from port to port between Genoa and Calais, Jean will be decorating his boat in the colours of Corum L'Epargne, Nicolas Troussel's partner, for the Transat Jacques Vabre. by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 24 Jun 13:04 BST Noble Marine returns to independent ownership Noble Marine returns to independent ownership Following its sale from Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Noble Marine, a leading personal lines pleasure craft insurance intermediary, has returned to independent ownership following its sale from Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc to Noble Insurance Group Ltd, a newly formed venture. by Noble Marine Posted 24 Jun 12:00 BST Kiel Week day 2 Kiel Week day 2 75 races in dream-like conditions Kiel Week probably needs to hold back, otherwise it might be running out of superlatives. After the perfect Saturday, a Sunday of champagne sailing did follow. And this trend is supposed to go on. by Kiel Week Posted 24 Jun 11:41 BST Boatman Bonanza to be held in August Boatman Bonanza to be held in August Following on from the sad loss of Martin Boatman Following on from the sad loss of Martin Boatman to cancer in January, Sunderland Yacht Club have decided to host a regatta in his memory, the Boatman Bonanza. by Graeme Oliver Posted 24 Jun 11:14 BST Salcombe Yacht Club Summer Series race 3 Salcombe Yacht Club Summer Series race 3 Fleets kept to the north of Millbay With a Force 3 Easterly and the beginning of a countering sea breeze Race Office Andrew Wood wisely set a course for the competitors on the third race of the Salcombe YC Summer Series that avoided dead zone, by keeping the fleets to the north of Millbay. by David Greening Posted 24 Jun 10:47 BST Squib Nationals at Torbay day 1 Squib Nationals at Torbay day 1 54 boats race in a residual heavy swell on the bay 54 Squibs started the initial day of their National Championship with an early morning start for a practice race prior to the first series race. by Keith Davies Posted 24 Jun 10:31 BST Supernovas at Attenborough Supernovas at Attenborough Noble Marine Travellers' Series event Saturday 15th June saw the now annual open meeting of the Supernova class arrive at Attenborough Sailing Club. Run as part of the Noble Marine Travellers Trophy. by Paul Earnshaw Posted 24 Jun 09:49 BST Ardleigh Solo Open Ardleigh Solo Open Fourteen visitors made the trip on Saturday to join the home fleet Fourteen visitors made the trip to Ardleigh for the Solo open meeting on Saturday 22 June, they were joined by three local boats. Perfect summer sailing weather greeted the sailors with unbroken sunshine and a fairly steady force 2-3 breeze. by Steve Ede Posted 24 Jun 09:42 BST Bembridge SC Itchenor Weekend 2019 Bembridge SC Itchenor Weekend 2019 Five Redwings and a few other members make the journey across the Solent Despite a pretty depressing forecast earlier in the week, five Redwings and a few other members who made it by car or boat had an excellent weekend based at Itchenor SC. by Mike Samuelson Posted 24 Jun 09:40 BST Clevedon SC Presidents Trophy and RNLI Race Clevedon SC Presidents Trophy and RNLI Race Held in changeable winds This year's Presidents Trophy was held in changeable winds. Bruno Tinel (Laser Pico) held his own for almost the whole of the first lap, closely pursued by Stuart Turner (Laser) and cadets, Amy Turner & Rachel Elliot in the Feva. by Martin Gibson Posted 24 Jun 09:20 BST Composite Backstays - Your Quick Performance Fix Composite Backstays - Your Quick Performance Fix Lighter, stronger, kinder and safer A properly designed and adjustable backstay system is key to sailing fast and safely through changing weather conditions. Switching from a wire or rod backstay to a composite backstay is one of the simplest ways of achieving a quick performance upgrade. by Kerri Robson Posted 24 Jun 09:00 BST La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Leg 4 day 3 update La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Leg 4 day 3 update Transition zone is frustration zone If the first night of Stage 4, the last leg of La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro, proved enjoyable and productive, a welcome express passage under big spinnaker across the Channel to Wolf Rock at speeds of up to 20 knots. by La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Posted 24 Jun 07:34 BST Comets at Attenborough Comets at Attenborough Five visitors join seven home boats in lights winds Five visitors joined with seven of our own club boats for this year's Comet Open at Attenborough SC. by Roger Day Posted 24 Jun 06:31 BST 17th Clagett Regatta overall 17th Clagett Regatta overall Winners take home the silverware in Newport Newport dialed up a chamber of commerce day for the final day of racing at the 17th C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta. The day started out with the predicted North West breeze which was steady at around 10 knots until it dropped out by Sam Crichton Posted 24 Jun 02:50 BST Transatlantic Race fleet on doorstep of start Transatlantic Race fleet on doorstep of start Exclusion zones set, weather forecasts updated, boats stocked The exclusion zones have been set, the weather forecasts updated and the boats stocked with most of the victuals. All that remains is to get the 2019 Transatlantic Race started and that is scheduled to happen shortly past 1100 hours on Tuesday, June 25 by Sean McNeill Posted 24 Jun 02:16 BST SB20 Portuguese Nationals overall SB20 Portuguese Nationals overall Dom Pedro Hotels/Generali crowned champions Dom Pedro Hotels/Generali, helmed by José Pauloa Ramada, with his crew of Fausto Briosa Neves, António Pereira and Miguel Leal Faria, was unchallenged on the final day of the regatta by SB20 AUS Media Posted 24 Jun 02:02 BST 2019 Marion Bermuda Race overall 2019 Marion Bermuda Race overall Wrap up, prizes and party The 2019 Marion Bermuda Race is in the books. 39 Founders Division entries and two Classic Division boats lined up for their starts in Buzzards Bay on Friday June 14. by Talbot Wilson Posted 24 Jun 01:55 BST OK Dinghy Europeans day 2 OK Dinghy Europeans day 2 Lebrun and Lööf take wins on the second day in Kiel After an epic second day at the 2019 OK Dinghy European Championship at Kieler Woche, Fredrik Lööf, from Sweden, extends his lead with a 2-1-1, while Jan Kurfeld, from Germany is six points back in second. by Robert Deaves Posted 24 Jun 01:39 BST Aussie Invasion Aussie Invasion It really is terribly hard not to get the Boxing Kangaroo out right now It really is terribly hard not to get the Boxing Kangaroo out right now. In the third instalment of SailGP in NYC, Team AUS made it through to their third consecutive final, having won the previous two. The event was won by Team Japan... by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 23 Jun 23:00 BST Nord Stream Race 2019 underway Nord Stream Race 2019 underway Gerhard Schröder fires the starting gun The Nord Stream Race 2019 has begun. The regatta started in Kiel, during Europe's biggest sailing festival, the "Kieler Woche". Former German chancellor Gerhard Schroeder joined the Nord Stream Race Regatta by Nord Stream Race Posted 23 Jun 22:10 BST Topaz come out on top at Superyacht Cup Palma Topaz come out on top at Superyacht Cup Palma Helmsman Peter Holmberg pays a rich tribute to their rivals In the J Class match Topaz evened the scores on Friday and then took the decider at what remains a very popular fun regatta. But this rivalry will be rekindled at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Worlds in Porto Cervo in September. by J Class Association Posted 23 Jun 20:57 BST RORC Morgan Cup overall RORC Morgan Cup overall A Solent start on midsummer's day in superb conditions The Royal Ocean Racing Club's race to Dieppe for the Morgan Cup started in the Solent on midsummer's day in superb conditions. by Louay Habib Posted 23 Jun 20:33 BST Argentario Sailing Week overall Argentario Sailing Week overall Heaven on earth for the final day of racing Heaven on earth for the final day of racing at the 20th edition of the Argentario Sailing Week with bright sunny skies, one meter swells, a thermal breeze from the north west that reached 18 knots. by Tessa Wiechmann Posted 23 Jun 20:19 BST La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Leg 4 day 2 La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Leg 4 day 2 Normal service resumed in the Channel Just over 24 hours after the start of the fourth and final stage of what has been a La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro marked by unusually big time deltas and many pre-race favourites languishing, it finally seems to be back to business as usual. by La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Posted 23 Jun 20:00 BST M32 European Series Holland overall M32 European Series Holland overall Spindrift racing stars of the show Two points separated the four top teams going into the third and final day of the 2019 M32 European Series' second stopover in Medemblik, Holland. by M32 Series Posted 23 Jun 19:27 BST J/70 European Championship preview J/70 European Championship preview Malcesine is gearing up to host the event of the year For the occasion, Fraglia Vela Malcesine and J70 Italian Class have made impressive strides in terms of organization and logistics to provide accommodation to crews from twenty-three countries (including USA and South America) by J/70 Press Posted 23 Jun 14:53 BST Transpac 50 offers new 'Special' Trophies Transpac 50 offers new 'Special' Trophies Transpacific YC's biennial yacht race is offering three new trophies In addition to recognizing excellent performance in elapsed and corrected time, this year's 50th edition of the Transpacific Yacht Club's biennial yacht race from LA to Honolulu is also offering three new trophies to award to eligible teams. by Transpacific Yacht Club Posted 23 Jun 13:10 BST GC32 World Championship preview GC32 World Championship preview Ten teams are set to contest this second official Worlds Taking place with the support of the City of Lagos, Marina de Lagos and Sopromar, this year's GC32 World Championship is the second event of the 2019 GC32 Racing Tour, following on from last month's GC32 Villasimius Cup. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 23 Jun 11:44 BST SB20 Portuguese Nationals day 3 SB20 Portuguese Nationals day 3 Game Changer closing in on Dom Pedro Hotels in Cascais Ukraine's Julia Freespirit (GameChanger) is closing in on current leader and reigning SB20 Portuguese National Champions (Dom Pedro Hotels/Generali), helmed by José Paulo Ramada after a consistent day on the water on Day Three. by SB20 AUS Media Posted 23 Jun 11:27 BST Kiel Week 2019 day 1 Kiel Week 2019 day 1 Lööf dominating OK, Hunger & Jess leading in the 505s Sun in Kiel, sparkling water and a light breeze from the East: The 125th anniversary edition of the Kiel Week did present itself with this summer atmosphere for the first start and did cause shining eyes of the organizers. by Kiel Week Posted 23 Jun 10:39 BST La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Leg 4 day 2 update La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Leg 4 day 2 update Loison leads & Harris eighth approaching Wolf Rock Since leaving Roscoff Sunday afternoon in light breeze, the 47 solo skippers racing the 500-mile final stage of La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro have finally enjoyed a reasonably swift by La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Posted 23 Jun 08:36 BST OK Dinghy Europeans day 1 OK Dinghy Europeans day 1 Fredrik Lööf takes early lead in title defence at Kiel Defending champion, Fredrik Lööf, from Sweden, opened the 2019 OK Dinghy European Championship with a fifth and a race win to lead the 91 boat fleet after the opening day in Kiel, Germany. by Robert Deaves Posted 23 Jun 05:47 BST
Fremantle Stripe Hooded JacketFollowing the change in ownership in 2018, the new Henri Lloyd management team have looked deeply and respectfully into the history of the brand and the aim has been to reconnect with the heritage.Aussie InvasionIt really is terribly hard not to get the Boxing Kangaroo out right now. In the third instalment of SailGP in NYC, Team AUS made it through to their third consecutive final, having won the previous two. The event was won by Team Japan...Noble Marine returns to independent ownershipNoble Marine, a leading personal lines pleasure craft insurance intermediary, has returned to independent ownership following its sale from Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc to Noble Insurance Group Ltd, a newly formed venture.Anticipation on Crew Allocation DayClipper Race Crew Allocation Day, held at the Portsmouth Guildhall, is a huge moment in the build-up to the race itself. This is the day when crew find out who their Skipper will be and meet their teammates for the first time.Composite Backstays - Your Quick Performance FixA properly designed and adjustable backstay system is key to sailing fast and safely through changing weather conditions. Switching from a wire or rod backstay to a composite backstay is one of the simplest ways of achieving a quick performance upgrade.Put your two hands together, please…Going shorthanded has been loved by many for ages. The French have certainly been great exponents of this method of sailing, and it also has traction in the Pacific, as well.Dreaming of SummerIf you're dreaming of feeling the sand between your toes and the sun on your skin you're not alone, we are too! Make sure you're prepared when the sun appears by staying comfortable, protected and cool with Gumbies Flip Flops.An Ausome Rolex Fastnet TeamWe spoke to the team of autistic sailors, led by Lottie Harland and Alex Ahmann, who are building up to race Ausome-Lyra of London, a Swan 431 yacht, in the 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race, starting on 3rd August in Cowes.15% Off Ropes and Shockcord at TridentUKWe have 15% off ropes and shockcord for your dinghy, in the online store at TRidentUK this weekend.Make 2019 count! Reusable rather than disposableIf we all changed as many of the disposable items we use to reusable alternatives we'd make a huge impact on our sustainability. It's not just the products themselves, but the chemicals. It doesn't have to be all or nothing.Performance Soft ShacklesDesigned in 2017, the Kohlhoff LOOP® Connectors provide a durable, strong, super-lightweight soft shackle which is perfect for splicing onto sheets or halyards.Back for more. Much more…We first saw Advanced Wing System's double luff mainsail and rig in "It's all about wings (again)". In the intervening time, Greg and Patrick Johnston have been working with American Magic on their converted MC38, The Mule.Allen Launches New Plain Bearing RangeWe are pleased to announce a new range of plain bearing blocks, using modern design, materials and state of the art manufacturing to ensure a more eco-friendly product, delivering enhanced performance.Henri Lloyd launch their Fremantle range in LondonHenri Lloyd is back. On Wednesday night in London at The Army Gym, in Covent Garden, the new team behind the iconic brand showcased their new Fremantle range produced in their own dedicated European factory to a select group of retailers and journalists.Your Mediterranean matchFrom strong winds and delicious tapas in the Balearics level-3 sailing ground, to easy, line-of-sight sailing and lush National Parks across Croatia, we've got the perfect Med destination to complement everyone's sailing experience. Women on Water revitalise club sailingThere is a fresh and confident breeze blowing through women's sailing in the UK today, a real can-do attitude is in charge and it is changing the dynamic of sailing clubs up and down the country.