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Tall Ships set sail for Falmouth Harbour in 2023 Tall Ships set sail for Falmouth Harbour in 2023 Hosting the start of the prestigious Tall Ships Race, Magellan Elcano The historic UK coastal town of Falmouth, Cornwall on Thursday 30th June announced it will host the start of the prestigious Tall Ships Race, Magellan Elcano from the 15 - 18 August 2023. by Falmouth Tall Ships Group Posted 2 Jul 13:49 BST RS Aero Worlds at Cascade Locks overall RS Aero Worlds at Cascade Locks overall Wind pumping on the final day of the event! It's a wrap! The RS Aero Worlds finished today and what a way to end it! The westerly was already in when curtains were drawn and by start time it was piping hard at 20+kn, gusting 30kn, down the race course. That's what we came for! by RS Aero International Class Association Posted 2 Jul 07:51 BST Volvo 29er European Championship day 2 Volvo 29er European Championship day 2 Rain showers in the southern part of Øresund play tricks with the wind Rain showers in the southern part of Øresund played tricks with the wind on the two course areas outside Rungsted harbour. by 29er Class & Royal Danish Yacht Club Posted 2 Jul 07:16 BST RS100 Rooster National Tour at Weir Wood RS100 Rooster National Tour at Weir Wood Shifty as a politician Back in the bad old days, prior to Ian Handley and RS coming up with the RS100 (and super-crew Roz McGrane saying I should get one straight away, before I was too old and decrepit) your correspondent use to schlep his Laser around the Masters' events. by Clive Eplett Posted 2 Jul 06:24 BST Key Yachting J-Cup Regatta 2022 day 2 Key Yachting J-Cup Regatta 2022 day 2 Brilliant sunshine with a south westerly breeze, pumping up to over 20 knots The Key Yachting J-Cup, in association with B&G, had superb conditions for the second day of racing. Brilliant sunshine with a south westerly breeze, pumping up to over 20 knots, produced stunning, planing conditions for the 56 J/Boats. by Louay Habib Posted 2 Jul 01:24 BST 44Cup Marstrand day 2 44Cup Marstrand day 2 Team Aqua begins her slow ascent The waters off the Swedish holiday hotspot of Marstrand took on a different complexion on day two of 44Cup racing, with a sharp chop and the wind backed from the northwest to the south and gusting into the mid-high teens. by 44Cup Posted 2 Jul 00:42 BST 5.5 Metre World Championship day 1 5.5 Metre World Championship day 1 New moon shines on the opening day in Hankø After a year of delay, the 2022 5.5 Metre World Championship finally got under way on Friday with two races in light to moderate winds for the 23 boats from 10 nations. by Robert Deaves Posted 2 Jul 00:28 BST SSL Gold Cup QS Round 4 Day 2 SSL Gold Cup QS Round 4 Day 2 Mexico and Cuba on the attack in Day 2 With SSL Team Guatemala dominating Day 1 of the SSL Gold Cup Qualifying Series Round 4, today, the pressure was all on their rivals to deliver a riposte. SSL Team Cuba and SSL Team Mexico counter-attacked by winning a race each. by SSL Gold Cup Posted 2 Jul 00:08 BST Velsheda victorious but Svea lead into final day Velsheda victorious but Svea lead into final day Superyacht Cup Palma J Class racing set to go down to the wire Atoning for a less than perfect race Thursday when they finished a distant fourth, Velsheda today won a 22 nautical mile coastal round-the-buoys course, an upwind downwind which spanned the full width of the Bay of Palma. by J Class Posted 1 Jul 22:34 BST SKIRR Adventures commences Arctic expedition SKIRR Adventures commences Arctic expedition To some of the most remarkable and remote places on the planet SKIRR Adventures' debut expedition, a unique 4,802 nautical mile long high latitude expedition to some of the most remarkable and remote places on the planet, has departed from Gosport, UK, today (Friday 1 July 2022). by Katharine Schafli Posted 1 Jul 22:15 BST TerraCycle®: Vaikobi's Sustainability Initiative TerraCycle®: Vaikobi's Sustainability Initiative New recycling initiative which will reduce garment waste Water sports garment production is inherently a big-energy process, so how do we ocean lovers still enjoy quality gear while mitigating our impact on the planet? by Vaikobi Posted 1 Jul 21:41 BST Nail-biting day at Superyacht Cup Palma Nail-biting day at Superyacht Cup Palma Setting the scene for a dramatic finale Some big changes in fortune, along with a change in wind direction and the closest possible finish in one class, saw results in the Superyacht Cup Palma fleet set the scene for a dramatic finale after a day of frenetic activity out on the Bay of Palma. by Daphne Morgan Barnicoat Posted 1 Jul 20:51 BST Cowes Classics Week 2022 Day 4 Cowes Classics Week 2022 Day 4 A good day's racing in a crowded Solent Day 4 of Cowes Classics Week saw South Westerly winds from 10 to 15 knots and some sun giving the competitors a good day's racing in a crowded Solent. by Giles Peckham Posted 1 Jul 16:54 BST Foiling Youth World Series announced Foiling Youth World Series announced A new event created by Foiling Week™ dedicated to young talented sailors Today at 09:30 (CET), Mr. Scott Over, Ms. Li Li, Mr. Aaron Young, Mr. Bruno Giuntoli and Mr. Luca Rizzotti met on live streaming to announce the guidelines of the Foiling Youth World Series, a multi-class team championship created by Foiling Week™. by Foiling Week Posted 1 Jul 15:33 BST UN Ocean Conference UN Ocean Conference The Ocean Race calls for a Universal Declaration of Ocean Rights The Ocean Race and its global collaborators - including the Government of Cabo Verde - took a major step forward in their efforts to give the ocean a voice and make it an international legal entity. by The Ocean Race Posted 1 Jul 14:36 BST Keep your boat going this summer Keep your boat going this summer Enjoy 10% off chandlery, rope and selected Rooster boat parts for the next month We understand the cost of living is crunching and we hope this doesn't affect you getting on the water this season. Enjoy 10% off for the next month on us. Have a safe and fun season from all of us at Rooster. by Rooster Posted 1 Jul 14:00 BST Zippy Zero Goes Rogue at the D-Zero Nationals Zippy Zero Goes Rogue at the D-Zero Nationals One boat tells it how it really was at Brixham Hello folks, guess what? I had a whopping good time at the Nationals in Brixham last week. It was the ultimate D-Zero heavy weather event, with winds clocked as gusting over 40 knots on the second day. by Zippy Zero Posted 1 Jul 13:08 BST SEAS RS200 Open at Weir Wood SEAS RS200 Open at Weir Wood Gusts fierce enough to catch out several boats The weekend of 25th June may have been host to the Festival of Speed at Goodwood, but just a little further east, nestled in the secluded Ashdown Forest, we had a (much quieter!) speed festival of our own. by David Jessop Posted 1 Jul 13:00 BST Rapid progress on James Sainsbury's new Moth Rapid progress on James Sainsbury's new Moth He now has a pile of parts, including a hull! It has been ten days since the first update. Progress has been good, so I now have a pile of parts, including a hull! Fitting a boat build in around a 8-5 full time job is not easy. The 5:30 starts and 23:00 finishes definitely makes for a long day. by James Sainsbury Posted 1 Jul 12:54 BST 14s Forever 14s Forever Nothing lasts forever.... unless you're an International 14 The International 14 would bring the giants of 'between the wars' dinghy design, Morgan-Giles, Thornycroft and Fox, to the fore whilst at the same time laying the foundations of sailing competition on the international stage. by Dougal Henshall Posted 1 Jul 12:00 BST Salcombe YC Midweek Series 2 race 4 Salcombe YC Midweek Series 2 race 4 Sixteen boats lined up for the start on Wednesday OOD, Simon Dobson, set the course of 1-3-2-3. Sixteen boats lined up for the start with the welcome addition of a couple of keen travelling Merlin Rocket teams, no doubt trying to get their eye in before next week's antics. by John Burn Posted 1 Jul 11:02 BST Blackwater Sailing Club Celebrate in Style Blackwater Sailing Club Celebrate in Style A week of events based around the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Blackwater Sailing Club enjoyed a fantastic week celebrating the 70th anniversary of the accession of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and marking her wonderful achievement of 70 years on the throne. by Christine Brown Posted 1 Jul 10:36 BST Illuminis RS Vareo Inlands at Milton Keynes Illuminis RS Vareo Inlands at Milton Keynes A great turnout for Rooster National Tour Round 4 Last weekend saw a wonderful entry of twenty RS Vareos for the Illuminis 2022 Inland Championships at Milton Keynes Sailing Club, The event was also a part of the Rooster National Tour. by Paul North Posted 1 Jul 10:21 BST Hannah Mills joins schoolchildren in Plymouth Hannah Mills joins schoolchildren in Plymouth To mark one month until Great Britain Sail Grand Prix To mark one month to go until the Great Britain Sail Grand Prix returns to Plymouth, students from Years 7 and 8 at Plympton Academy were today joined by the world's most successful female Olympic sailor (2 gold, 1 silver) Hannah Mills OBE by SailGP Posted 1 Jul 10:13 BST Volvo 29er European Championship day 1 Volvo 29er European Championship day 1 Sea breeze kicks in at Rungsted, Denmark for 3 opening races Day 1 at the Volvo 29er European Championship in Rungsted commenced with a postponement on shore. by 29er Class & Royal Danish Yacht Club Posted 1 Jul 08:30 BST RS Aero Worlds at Cascade Locks day 4 RS Aero Worlds at Cascade Locks day 4 The lay day saw the fleet returning refreshed, ready for more Gorge action Day 4 of the RS Aero Worlds followed the lay day with the fleet returning refreshed ready for more Gorge action. by RS Aero International Class Association Posted 1 Jul 07:29 BST Bala Long Distance Weekend Bala Long Distance Weekend Great British Sailing Challenge Round 4 It has been three years since the last Bala Long Distance weekend, so it was good to see Bala Sailing Club successfully deliver a well-received event. by Simon Lovesey Posted 1 Jul 06:56 BST Celebrating 50 years of the Contessa 32 Celebrating 50 years of the Contessa 32 Visitors from as far away as Sydney and Baltimore gather in Lymington Nearly 200 sailors of all ages descended on Lymington over the weekend of 24th-26th June to celebrate 50 years of the Contessa 32. The celebrations, delayed by a year for Covid-related reasons, saw over 20 boats making it to Lymington. by Jo Sammons Posted 1 Jul 06:47 BST Unicorn Nationals at Hayling Ferry Unicorn Nationals at Hayling Ferry Racing in the Solent and the confines of Langstone Harbour Hayling Ferry Sailing Club was the ideal venue to host the 53rd Unicorn National Championship held between 23rd and 25th June 2022. The event was also planned to merge with the Solent Forts Race which followed at the weekend for its 10th Anniversary. by Dan Jarman Posted 1 Jul 06:33 BST Key Yachting J-Cup Regatta 2022 day 1 Key Yachting J-Cup Regatta 2022 day 1 Thrilling racing for the 56 teams in the Solent The Key Yachting J-Cup, in association with B&G, kicked off with 56 teams enjoying superb sunny conditions. A south westerly breeze built steadily during the day, and by the second race the gradient breeze was up to 15 knots, with 20 knots in the gusts. by Louay Habib Posted 1 Jul 05:37 BST 5.5 Metre fleet basks in brilliant Hankø sunshine 5.5 Metre fleet basks in brilliant Hankø sunshine As world championship is opened 23 International 5.5 Metres from 10 nations have made their final preparations in a brilliantly sunny Hankø for the Worlds which starts on Friday. Ten races are scheduled over the next five days in what looks like being a fairly breezy week ahead. by Robert Deaves Posted 1 Jul 00:46 BST 2022 ORC Worlds at Porto Cervo overall 2022 ORC Worlds at Porto Cervo overall Beau Geste, Essentia44 and Sugar 3 win the titles After five days of competitive sailing with a long offshore and six inshore windward/leeward races, three new ORC World Champion teams have emerged here at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda. by Offshore Racing Congress Posted 30 Jun 23:37 BST Svea's coastal course success squeezes Topaz Svea's coastal course success squeezes Topaz On day two at Superyacht Cup Palma Svea won the first round-the-buoys 'coastal' race for the J Class at Superyacht Cup Palma today, a 22.7 nautical mile course which took the fleet on a long upwind SW across the bay, reaching and running back to complete a couple of smaller circuits. by J Class Posted 30 Jun 22:30 BST Superyacht Cup Palma hits its stride Superyacht Cup Palma hits its stride Kiboko 3 and Savannah stars of the show in classes A and B The entire Superyacht Cup fleet made the Bay of Palma their arena today as Europe's longest-running superyacht regatta hit its stride with another day of sparkling Mallorcan sailing conditions. by Daphne Morgan Barnicoat Posted 30 Jun 20:54 BST Explore Zhik's Eco Spandex Collection Explore Zhik's Eco Spandex Collection Made from Repreve®, the world's leading brand of recycled fibre Zhik's ECO Spandex range is made from Repreve®, the world's leading brand of recycled fibres and is designed with no compromise on performance. The new ECO Spandex range provides lightweight body coverage and unrestricted movement. by Zhik Posted 30 Jun 20:00 BST 44Cup Marstrand Day 1 44Cup Marstrand Day 1 Local heroes lead after a top opening day Njörðr, the Norse god of the sea and the wind was clearly smiling upon both the 44Cup Marstrand and local team Artemis Racing for the first day of the 2022 44Cup's third event off western Sweden's holiday hotspot of Marstrand. by 44Cup Posted 30 Jun 18:57 BST SSL Gold Cup QS Round 4 day 1 SSL Gold Cup QS Round 4 day 1 The Guatemalan Jaguars pounce On a day of sketchy winds and close-fought racing, SSL Team Guatemala emerge to top the Group 6 with maximum points from both races at SSL Gold Cup Qualifying Series Round 4. by SSL Gold Cup Posted 30 Jun 16:40 BST RS200 Women's Weekend entry closes 3rd July RS200 Women's Weekend entry closes 3rd July Taking place at Itchenor SC on 9th & 10th July The RS200 has always been known as a female-friendly class, and this year there are a record 111 female sailors amongst the 138 boats signed up for the Noble Marine Rooster RS200 Nationals at Hayling Island, but there's always room for more! by Sally Campbell Posted 30 Jun 16:23 BST Foiling Film Festival, first edition winners Foiling Film Festival, first edition winners Announced last night during 2022 Foiling Week on Lake Garda The Foiling Film Festival has found its winners. Last night, in the 14th-century Palazzo dei Capitani in Malcesine, the awards ceremony of the first edition of the world festival entirely dedicated to the cinematography of "flying boats" took place. by Foiling Week Posted 30 Jun 15:21 BST First Finn World Masters set to begin in Helsinki First Finn World Masters set to begin in Helsinki Opening this weekend with around 125 sailors from 22 countries expected to take part Seventy years ago the Finn changed sailing history and put in its first appearance at the Olympic Games in Helsinki, Finland. by Robert Deaves Posted 30 Jun 15:19 BST Cowes Classics Week 2022 Day 3 Cowes Classics Week 2022 Day 3 Lighter South Westerly winds give an easier day's racing Day 3 of Cowes Classics Week saw South Westerly winds from 8 to 15 knots and some sun, giving competitors an easier day's racing and enabling two races for the classic dayboats on the bank and one longer race for the classic yachts. by Giles Peckham Posted 30 Jun 12:53 BST How to Anchor Your Boat the Eco-Friendly Way How to Anchor Your Boat the Eco-Friendly Way Protect the seagrass which captures carbon faster than rainforests Anchoring can be a necessary and efficient way to secure your boat in certain circumstances, but it can also damage the seabed if not done properly. There are eco-friendly ways to anchor your boat that will help preserve the seabed. by Naomi Copperweight Posted 30 Jun 12:00 BST B&G software update offers exciting new features B&G software update offers exciting new features A key software update for Summer 2022 released B&G® has released a key software update for Summer 2022 for its displays and instruments providing several upgrades for sailors utilizing the B&G Nemesis™ and Triton 2 Instruments, and B&G Zeus™ multifunction displays. by B&G Posted 30 Jun 07:09 BST Solent Sunbeams at Itchenor Keelboat Week Solent Sunbeams at Itchenor Keelboat Week A large fleet enjoys incredibly close racing A large fleet of 22 Solent Sunbeams enjoyed glorious sunny conditions for Itchenor Sailing Club's Keelboat Week held from June 13-17. The racing was incredibly close with 4 boats still with a chance of winning the regatta with one race to go. by Nick Leach Posted 30 Jun 06:15 BST Topaz on top at Superyacht Cup Palma Topaz on top at Superyacht Cup Palma After the opening two races While it was the new owners and crew of Svea that took first blood, winning the first J Class race of the 2022 Superyacht Cup Palma today, it is Topaz which are the early overall leaders. by J Class Posted 30 Jun 05:57 BST 2022 ORC Worlds at Porto Cervo day 5 2022 ORC Worlds at Porto Cervo day 5 Classic Costa Smeralda weather greeted the fleet Classic Costa Smeralda weather greeted the fleet today on Day 5 of the 2022 ORC World Championship, held at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS). by Offshore Racing Congress Posted 29 Jun 23:53 BST SSL Gold Cup QS Round 4 preview SSL Gold Cup QS Round 4 preview Oman joins Central American showdown After a two week break, the SSL Gold Cup Qualifying Series resumes in Grandson, on Lake Neuchatel. For Round 4, SSL Team Mexico, SSL Team Guatemala and SSL Team Cuba have crossed the Atlantic Ocean from Central America in search of glory. by SSL Gold Cup Posted 29 Jun 22:16 BST Starcross Yacht Club celebrating 250 years Starcross Yacht Club celebrating 250 years The first sailing club to be founded in England Starcross Yacht Club was the first sailing club to be founded in England, and is celebrating its 250th Anniversary in July. by Ian Purvis Posted 29 Jun 19:46 BST
TerraCycle®: Vaikobi's Sustainability InitiativeWater sports garment production is inherently a big-energy process, so how do we ocean lovers still enjoy quality gear while mitigating our impact on the planet?14s ForeverThe International 14 would bring the giants of 'between the wars' dinghy design, Morgan-Giles, Thornycroft and Fox, to the fore whilst at the same time laying the foundations of sailing competition on the international stage.Keep your boat going this summerWe understand the cost of living is crunching and we hope this doesn't affect you getting on the water this season. Enjoy 10% off for the next month on us. Have a safe and fun season from all of us at Rooster.Understanding safety onboardYachtsandYachting.com's Mark Jardine talks to Ocean Safety Ambassador Dee Caffari MBE and Ocean Safety MD Alistair Hackett to get a better understanding of the safety features needed onboard yachts.Explore Zhik's Eco Spandex CollectionZhik's ECO Spandex range is made from Repreve®, the world's leading brand of recycled fibres and is designed with no compromise on performance. The new ECO Spandex range provides lightweight body coverage and unrestricted movement.The utterly brilliant Foiling SuMoth ChallengeThe Foiling SuMoth Challenge is a competition inspired by the need of a more sustainable and efficient sailboat designs and manufacturing methods.How to Anchor Your Boat the Eco-Friendly WayAnchoring can be a necessary and efficient way to secure your boat in certain circumstances, but it can also damage the seabed if not done properly. There are eco-friendly ways to anchor your boat that will help preserve the seabed.A Fine LineAs the world around us reblooms after the constraints of lockdown, there is plenty of food for thought surrounding the debate as to something of a reset for dinghy racing. Older sailors talk in nostalgic terms of the delights of the 'golden era'.B&G software update offers exciting new featuresB&G® has released a key software update for Summer 2022 for its displays and instruments providing several upgrades for sailors utilizing the B&G Nemesis™ and Triton 2 Instruments, and B&G Zeus™ multifunction displays.Not just another...…case of miscellaneous ramblings. I mean, yes, you might say that, but you could well have missed the point right there.Ultra Protection from Musto - SunblockWith the arrival of Summer its important to protect your skin against those harmful UV rays. Musto's selection of sunblock tops carry an Ultraviolet Protection Factor to keep you safe in any activity, whether on land or sea.How high is too high?Inflation, the cost of living, energy and travel costs are all weighing heavily on people's minds around the world. Sailing is in no way insulated from the problems in the world at the moment.B&G® announce partnership with Pip HareB&G®, the world's leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, on Tuesday announced its partnership with Pip Hare, a British professional sailor for over 25 years, and in 2020 completed her dream of competing in the Vendee Globe.The road to responsibilityAchieving the goal of becoming a responsible technical clothing brand is hard. If it was easy then every manufacturer would do it in an instant and shout from the tallest building that their clothing was 100% green, carbon neutral and recyclable.Reignite your passionIt can be easy to get stuck in the same routine day in and day out. There may be a point where you start to think, 'does this role fulfil me?'. If so, now is your time to break free from the mundane and find a job that excites you.Short and sweet.Well this particular missive certainly will be. Yes. I know. A bit of a departure from some, for sure, but never fear. It does not mean anything, other than this is just shorter…