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Impressive Yamaha line-up at SBS BoatLife Impressive Yamaha line-up at SBS BoatLife Wide range of Yamaha engines at SBS BoatLife There will be an impressive line-up of Yamaha outboards and marine products on display, exhibited by Yamaha's boat partners, when SBS BoatLife opens its doors on 16 February 2023. by Yamaha Posted 7 Feb 19:07 GMT Continuing to #BackTheBid Continuing to #BackTheBid A bitter blow when it was announced Para Sailing would not be included in the LA28 Paralympics It was a bitter blow for sailing last week when the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced that Para Sailing would not be included in the LA28 Paralympic Games. by Mark Jardine Posted 7 Feb 19:00 GMT Musto launches all-new HPX Collection Musto launches all-new HPX Collection After three years of intensive research, innovation, and development After three years of intensive research, innovation, and development, Musto has launched its next generation, head-to-toe, high-performance HPX Collection. by Musto Posted 7 Feb 16:17 GMT Golden Globe Race leaders face a big storm Golden Globe Race leaders face a big storm Skippers undertaking the most difficult part of the course With 20,000 miles and five months at sea, 70% of their voyage is complete. The leading yachts are starting to show little signs of fatigue, requiring constant maintenance, just as they are undertaking the most difficult part of the course. by Golden Globe Race Posted 7 Feb 16:06 GMT The Ocean Race Leg 2 Day 14: Hurry up to slow down The Ocean Race Leg 2 Day 14: Hurry up to slow down It's been a long, exhausting, but also thrilling second leg The leaders are pushing hard to make miles towards Cape Town, but they are sailing towards a black hole of light winds that may yet have a final say... by The Ocean Race Posted 7 Feb 14:39 GMT 2023 Défi Atlantique Guadeloupe preview 2023 Défi Atlantique Guadeloupe preview 15 Class40s expected including skippers Ambriogio Beccaria, Alberto Bona and Brian Thompson Make a note in your diaries that the second edition of the Défi Atlantique reserved for Class40 crews is proposed by Grand Pavois Organisation with the support of Class40 and the Region of Guadeloupe and will depart from Pointe-à-Pitre. by Grand Pavois Organisation Posted 7 Feb 13:28 GMT Escoffier: "It could be a tight finish" Escoffier: "It could be a tight finish" Escoffier believes that The Ocean Race fleet could compress before the leg 2 finish It's been a long, exhausting but also thrilling second leg of The Ocean Race and the pattern is not going to change in the final stages, with the five IMOCA crews bracing themselves for one last push to Cape Town. by Ed Gorman / IMOCA Globe Series Posted 7 Feb 12:24 GMT Hawkes swoops for victory at The Tiger Hawkes swoops for victory at The Tiger Eighth event in this season's Seldén SailJuice Winter Series The trapeze boats had their moment to shine, but no one could match the consistent performance of Simon Hawkes's K1 keelboat which dominated the Tiger Trophy to become the latest winner in the Seldén SailJuice Winter Series. by Andy Rice Posted 7 Feb 10:12 GMT 2022 Bartley Beast Round 4 2022 Bartley Beast Round 4 A total of 103 boats and 135 sailors from 19 different clubs took part Our four-part winter series has come to an end and this year's "Bartley Beast" has been decided after a stunning day of racing. The series attracted a total of 103 boats and 135 sailors from 19 different clubs. by Freya Hudson Posted 7 Feb 09:57 GMT 2023 Hardy Cup Match Racing in Sydney day 1 2023 Hardy Cup Match Racing in Sydney day 1 Sailors representing six different clubs across three nations battling it out On February 6, the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron welcomed ten teams to Raceday One of the annual Hardy Cup Sydney International Match Racing Regatta. by RSYS Media Posted 7 Feb 06:39 GMT Lanzarote International Regatta preview Lanzarote International Regatta preview More than 350 sailors from 39 nationalities set to compete The Canary Island hosts a new event for Olympic sailing classes from February 9 to 17, an event that keeps growing, setting a new record number of entries and adding four new classes to the Lanzarote start line. by Lanzarote International Regatta Posted 7 Feb 06:21 GMT 6m & J/70s join Trofeo Princesa Sofía Mallorca 6m & J/70s join Trofeo Princesa Sofía Mallorca Alongside the traditional season opening regatta for Olympic classes The 52 Trofeo Princesa Sofía Mallorca for racer-cruisers and One Design will be held from the 30th of March to the 2nd of April, 6 Metre and J/70 fleets joining the regatta for the first time. by Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofía Posted 7 Feb 06:18 GMT Viking Marine DMYC Frostbite Series 2 day 6 Viking Marine DMYC Frostbite Series 2 day 6 Difficult day all round, for both sailors and race officials There are days when it is difficult for competitors, there are days when it is difficult for the Race Officer and then there are days when it is difficult for everyone! Sunday 5th February was one of these latter days! by Cormac Bradley Posted 6 Feb 19:48 GMT D.O.A becomes L.A.D. D.O.A becomes L.A.D. Jason Belben's recent find, restoration and rediscovery of sailing a Europe The UK Europe fleet participation in the last few years - thanks to a very active committee coinciding with a singlehander which has quite a broad weight range with the various masts and sail cuts - is attracting sailors back to a classic. by Andre Ozanne Posted 6 Feb 14:32 GMT Double-header weekend for Etchells in Miami Double-header weekend for Etchells in Miami Five countries and 15 states were represented With Gale Warnings up and down the Floridian coastline on Saturday, it was an easy decision for the Race Committee to call off the first day of racing for Florida States, the third regatta in the Biscayne Bay Regatta Series. by Hadley Hege, Etchells Class Media Posted 6 Feb 14:24 GMT The ultimate sailing tech? The ultimate sailing tech? Ben Whaley takes the Vakaros Atlas 2 for a spin RS200 sailor Ben Whaley takes the Atlas 2 from Vakaros for a spin. Find out more about the Atlas 2 by visiting the RYA Dinghy & Water Sports Show 2023. by James Eaves, RYA Posted 6 Feb 12:00 GMT The Ocean Race Leg 2 Day 13 The Ocean Race Leg 2 Day 13 The rankings have flipped over the weekend Skipper Charlie Enright and his crew held their nerve over an early decision to take a westerly routing on the descent down the Atlantic and the choice paid dividends on Saturday afternoon and overnight into Sunday. by The Ocean Race Posted 6 Feb 09:58 GMT Bembridge Illusion Team and Match Racing Bembridge Illusion Team and Match Racing A tall order to compress four days racing into two When the annual team racing weekend was cancelled in early January, the decision was made to try to organise a combined team and match racing weekend in early February when the normal two day match racing was programmed. by Mike Samuelson Posted 6 Feb 08:20 GMT Globe40 penultimate leg has started Globe40 penultimate leg has started Slipping along in the trade wind to the island of Grenada At 15:00 hours local time today, the GLOBE40 skippers took the start of the 7th and penultimate leg of the event, which will lead the fleet to the island of Grenada in the West Indies. by Sirius Events Posted 5 Feb 23:14 GMT Clipper Race Leg 5: The Asia-Pacific Challenge Clipper Race Leg 5: The Asia-Pacific Challenge An equator crossing, intense weather patterns, a physical challenge... An equator crossing, intense weather patterns, a physical challenge, a mental test and a heap of culture on the stopovers - Leg 5 has it all. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 5 Feb 20:23 GMT Vaikobi Thermal and Neoprene Gear Vaikobi Thermal and Neoprene Gear REACH certified neoprene and quick dry plush fleece lining to keep you warm Our FlexForce and Steamer ranges use REACH certified neoprene and quick dry plush fleece lining to keep you warm as toast - without overheating. by Vaikobi Ocean Performance Posted 5 Feb 17:00 GMT The Ocean Race Leg 2 Day 12: Making the turn The Ocean Race Leg 2 Day 12: Making the turn Every boat in the fleet has gybed to the east, making miles towards Cape Town It was near midnight UTC on Saturday night when boats in The Ocean Race fleet started to make their first significant move to the east towards Cape Town. by The Ocean Race Posted 5 Feb 13:24 GMT RC Laser Winter Series at Fleetwood week 2 RC Laser Winter Series at Fleetwood week 2 Superstitious race officer refuses to stop at 13 While checking out the forecast at home, if you could choose which sail to take along and if only limited to one of them, my guess would have been the 'C' rig. by Tony Wilson Posted 5 Feb 11:32 GMT Visit Qatar GKA Freestyle-Kite World Cup overall Visit Qatar GKA Freestyle-Kite World Cup overall Kajiya and Coccoluto triumph on day 5 in Qatar A packed house at Fuwairit Kite Beach witnessed the first clash of the season where Bruna Kajiya made an ecstatic return to the top step and Gianmaria Coccoluto's title defence held firm. by Jim Gaunt Posted 5 Feb 11:10 GMT 18ft Skiff Club Championship: Race 13 18ft Skiff Club Championship: Race 13 Rag & Famish Hotel team won the start and sailed a perfect race With just two more championship races to be sailed before the 73rd JJ Giltinan World 18ft Skiff Championship is held, today's Burrawang Village Hotel-sponsored Australian 18 Footers League Club Championship took on more importance than ever. by Frank Quealey Posted 5 Feb 10:03 GMT Book review: Flotsam and Jetsam Book review: Flotsam and Jetsam A collection of amusing tales from Bob Ross' gossip column I'm not Australian, and yet this collection of bar stories still amused me to read through in my spare moments. To be fair, the local colour was balanced fairly often with tales from international offshore racing and the America's/Admiral's Cups. by Magnus Smith Posted 5 Feb 09:54 GMT Visit Qatar GKA Freestyle-Kite World Cup update Visit Qatar GKA Freestyle-Kite World Cup update All you need to know ahead of the finals Just under 90 minutes north of Doha, Fuwairit Kite Beach resort hosts round one of the 2023 Qatar Airways GKA Kite World Tour and this event is fully focused on the Freestyle discipline. by Jim Gaunt Posted 4 Feb 22:47 GMT The Ocean Race Leg 2 Day 11: Around the outside The Ocean Race Leg 2 Day 11: Around the outside Compression and a move to the south leaves Stanjek's crew looking for answers "Around the outside" is a trope that gets pulled out at one point or another on every edition of The Ocean Race. It refers to a tactical option on the race course where a boat, or boats, sail a longer route in more favourable conditions. by The Ocean Race Posted 4 Feb 22:44 GMT Winter Jackets - Embrace the Elements Winter Jackets - Embrace the Elements Henri-Lloyd Parka and Shell jackets are built for exploring Henri-Lloyd Parka and Shell jackets are built for exploring. Plus win one of sixty £60 vouchers by sharing your photos. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 4 Feb 17:00 GMT Visit Qatar GKA Freestyle-Kite World Cup update Visit Qatar GKA Freestyle-Kite World Cup update The riding fleet is very compact at this event As was forecast, conditions continued to deliver the lighter southerly winds on day two of the Visit Qatar GKA Freestyle Kite World Cup, though a positive start was made to the competition and the line-up for the women's final is complete. by Jim Gaunt Posted 4 Feb 16:14 GMT Lineup confirmed for 58th Congressional Cup Lineup confirmed for 58th Congressional Cup The world's top match racing skippers will return to Long Beach, California The world's top match racing skippers will return to Long Beach, Calif. April 18 to 22, 2023 for the 58th Congressional Cup regatta - presented by Long Beach Yacht Club, and a founding event on the prestigious World Match Racing Tour. by Betsy Senescu Posted 4 Feb 12:46 GMT Patrick Phelipon - fifty years at sea Patrick Phelipon - fifty years at sea But still a dream to fulfill in the Global Solo Challenge Patrick Phelipon was the first skipper to register "Full Entry" for the Global Solo Challenge. Known as the most Italian of French sailors, he is a yacht designer and builder, let's say, an all-around sailing professional. by Margherita Pelaschier Posted 4 Feb 11:32 GMT Pure Grenada Sailing Week overall Pure Grenada Sailing Week overall 125-year-old classic loses 12ft of mast and crewmember thrown overboard Gorgeous weather once again graced the shores of Grenada today for the fourth and final race day of the 2023 Pure Grenada Sailing Week. Yesterday's steady 11 knots of northeasterly wind prevailed, this time with stronger gusts of 23. by Grenada Sailing Week Posted 4 Feb 11:07 GMT Entry opens for 75th Dragon Ediburgh Cup Regatta Entry opens for 75th Dragon Ediburgh Cup Regatta The Notice of Race has been published by the Royal Yacht Squadron The organisers of the Dragon 75th Edinburgh Cup Regatta, incorporating the British Dragon Grand Prix, are delighted to announce that Clear Solutions International Ltd, will be the event's Principal Sponsor. by British Dragon Association Posted 4 Feb 10:46 GMT ORC Europeans 2023 gaining momentum ORC Europeans 2023 gaining momentum 33 teams from 10 nations committed to compete in Malta With one month to the close of the early-bird discount entry deadline, already there are 33 teams from 10 nations committed to compete in Malta for the 2023 ORC European Championship, hosted by the Royal Malta Yacht Club with help from the ORC by Offshore Racing Congress Posted 4 Feb 10:24 GMT New Race Village venue for Charleston Race Week New Race Village venue for Charleston Race Week Now on the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant Organizers of Charleston Race Week are excited to announce a new venue for the Regatta Village, coming up April 20-23, on the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point in Mt. by Linda Rodarte Posted 3 Feb 21:55 GMT Viking Marine DMYC Frostbite Series 2 day 5 Viking Marine DMYC Frostbite Series 2 day 5 Fast, furious and frenetic! Thankfully, the rescue teams supported the idea that we should try and get a race in and keep a weather eye on what the wind was doing as the afternoon progressed. And so, the ninth race of Series 2 of the Viking Marine sponsored Frostbites went ahead. by Cormac Bradley Posted 3 Feb 20:42 GMT Multi Dimensional Sustainabiity Programme report Multi Dimensional Sustainabiity Programme report Spanish-based climate initiative brings together experts from different sports As it has been since virtually the beginning of the circuit, sustainability was a central pillar of the 2022 season on the 52 SUPER SERIES which collaborated for the first time with multi-sport NGO Kick Out Plastic. by 52 Super Series Posted 3 Feb 19:47 GMT The Ocean Race Leg 2 Day 10: Differing views The Ocean Race Leg 2 Day 10: Differing views There is a split in opinion that is playing out on the race course Credit to GUYOT environnement - Team Europe who have regained the lead on the race tracker as well as their position as the most southerly boat in the fleet. In a race south, that's a good thing.... or is it? by The Ocean Race Posted 3 Feb 19:05 GMT The first 2023 GWA Tour stop is on The first 2023 GWA Tour stop is on Primary location will be at Mt Maunganui Main beach The Tip Top GWA Wingfoil World Cup presented by Armstrong Foils will run as part of the Waterbourne Beach Festival that also hosts lots of other fun activities and competitions for visitors to see or get involved with. by GWA Wingfoil World Tour Posted 3 Feb 16:08 GMT Alton Water Frostbite Series Week 4 Alton Water Frostbite Series Week 4 It's beginning to feel like pre-Covid times again, with great turnouts Yesterday it was Christmas and suddenly it's week 4 of this nine-week series, we're not sure how that happened. Week two was very much like week one, but even windier, so only the brave (or foolhardy) ventured out. by Jenny Pavey Posted 3 Feb 14:41 GMT 2023 Melges 24 Worlds open for entries 2023 Melges 24 Worlds open for entries Taking place at Middelfart, Denmark at the end of June GoSail Middelfart and the IM24CA announce the publication of the Notice of Race for the 2023 Melges 24 World Championship powered by the bunkering company Bunker One to be hosted in Middelfart from 24 June to 1 July 2023. by International Melges 24 Class Association Posted 3 Feb 13:29 GMT America's Cup: Youth and Womens teams invited America's Cup: Youth and Womens teams invited Six teams have been confirmed and a further six invited to the Youth and Womens America's Cups Six teams have been confirmed, and a further six invited to the Youth and Womens America's Cups set to be staged during the competition for the 37th America's Cup in Barcelona, in October 2024. by America's Cup Media Posted 3 Feb 12:51 GMT Pure Grenada Sailing Week day 3 Pure Grenada Sailing Week day 3 A record-setting day on the course, after a relaxing lay day After a relaxing lay day on the tropical shores of Grenada, a northeasterly trade wind prevailed as boats gathered for a 9am start off the southern coast of Prickly Bay. Livelier winds with gusts of 20 knots were recorded. by Grenada Sailing Week Posted 3 Feb 12:08 GMT Multi-class open at Oxford preview Multi-class open at Oxford preview April event for Contender, D-One and K6 has new sponsor Oxford Sailing Club has partnered with Sailing Chandlery to sponsor the Club's multi class open meeting on 1 and 2 April this year. by John Tabor Posted 3 Feb 11:58 GMT A brief guide to rope cover materials A brief guide to rope cover materials A helpful investigation into yacht ropes by upffront.com All sailing boats need ropes. But what is required of a rope varies greatly depending on the application. In this article we give a brief overview of some of the fibres most commonly found in modern rope covers. by Calanach Finlayson Posted 3 Feb 09:00 GMT Interview with Shirley Robertson OBE Interview with Shirley Robertson OBE Podcast returns with more 'Island Stories' and looks at gender equality in sailing The popular Island Stories Podcast series is back this week with a first episode interview with double gold-medallist Shirley Robertson OBE - the Island's most decorated Olympian. by Harriet Hadfield Posted 3 Feb 08:32 GMT GC32 Racing Tour 2023 announced GC32 Racing Tour 2023 announced The one design flying catamarans will race in three events Competition for the one design flying catamarans of the GC32 Racing Tour will take place over three events and two venues in 2023. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 3 Feb 08:25 GMT
Musto launches all-new HPX CollectionAfter three years of intensive research, innovation, and development, Musto has launched its next generation, head-to-toe, high-performance HPX Collection.Continuing to #BackTheBidIt was a bitter blow for sailing last week when the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced that Para Sailing would not be included in the LA28 Paralympic Games.Sail, Service, Stay in Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago's strategic geographic location below the hurricane belt positions the country as an attractive location over other territories in the region for storage, repair and maintenance services.Book review: Flotsam and JetsamI'm not Australian, and yet this collection of bar stories still amused me to read through in my spare moments. To be fair, the local colour was balanced fairly often with tales from international offshore racing and the America's/Admiral's Cups.Vaikobi Thermal and Neoprene GearOur FlexForce and Steamer ranges use REACH certified neoprene and quick dry plush fleece lining to keep you warm as toast - without overheating.New Allen blocks at boot Düsseldorf 2023We speak to Ben Harden at boot Düsseldorf 2023 about the new products from Allen, including the redesigned 40mm range, the deck organiser range, the High Roller block range, and the mighty TiiTAN.Winter Jackets - Embrace the ElementsHenri-Lloyd Parka and Shell jackets are built for exploring. Plus win one of sixty £60 vouchers by sharing your photos.All vessels great and smallJanuary is such a great time 'Down Under': A load of annual regattas for coveted Australian Championships, with many very much steeped in a grand history, and often a World title or two are in there, as well.A brief guide to rope cover materialsAll sailing boats need ropes. But what is required of a rope varies greatly depending on the application. In this article we give a brief overview of some of the fibres most commonly found in modern rope covers.First look at boot: Peacoq foiling doublehanderMark Jardine, Managing Editor of Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com, talks to Patrick Billot, the CEO and Founer of Foily, about the foiling Peacoq dinghy at boot Düsseldorf 2023.Three weeks till the RYA Dinghy & Watersports ShowBack for Rooster's 23rd year at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports show, Steve and Luke chat all things Dinghy Show, watch the video to find out what they're getting up to.First look at boot: The Tiwal 3RInflatables and their use in watersports have come a long way, with inflatable stand up paddle boards and canoes now commonplace. The rigidity though for a performance dinghy has though been a challenge, but the Tiwal 3R addresses that.RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show clothing best buysVisitors to the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show love one thing almost as much as being on the water - shopping for boating bargains!What have we learned from The Ocean Race Leg 1?As I outlined a fortnight ago, I was concerned about The Ocean Race, and whether - 50 years on from the first Whitbread - a fully crewed, multi-stopover round the world race in the latest cutting-edge foiling machines was relevant.Typhoon's sailing-specific apparel for 2023For the 2023 season, Typhoon International has a truly comprehensive range of dinghy and watersports apparel and personal protective clothing, suitable for all. It comprises a selection of products to ensure comfort and protection while out on the water.“Could have. Might have…...but second still feels pretty good. Epic Hobart.” This was the message Lee Condell sent me after he and Lincoln Dews arrived aboard Sun Fast Racing.