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Marseille SailGP day 1 Marseille SailGP day 1 Nathan Outteridge and Tom Slingsby one step closer Tensions heightened in front of the fan-lined Seawall as Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge went head to head on the Rade Nord racecourse at the Marseille SailGP Season 1 Grand Final. by SailGP Posted 20 Sep 21:53 BST GBR team in Marseille SailGP day 1 GBR team in Marseille SailGP day 1 Solid performance, posting a third, second and third The Great Britain SailGP team delivered a solid day of racing today posting a 3rd, 2nd and 3rd with some smart, fast and consistent racing across the three fleet races to move back up into third place overall. by Leslie Ryan Posted 20 Sep 20:41 BST FAST40+ One Ton Cup day 2 FAST40+ One Ton Cup day 2 Niklas Zennstrom's Rán leads by one point after six races 18 knots, gusting over 20, with a rough sea state, had the FAST40+ fleet at full speed on the second day of the One Ton Cup. The FAST40+ fleet enjoyed a full-on day of thrilling racing with enthralling action. by Louay Habib Posted 20 Sep 20:18 BST ASF warded Charity of the Year ASF warded Charity of the Year Andrew Simpson Foundation lauded at Southampton Boat Show Following an extremely successful weekend for Bart's Bash around the world, the Andrew Simpson Foundation was presented with the prestigious British Marine Charity of the Year Award at the Southampton International Boat Show this week. by Titch Blachford Posted 20 Sep 18:37 BST Lymington XOD Wednesday Series race 18 Lymington XOD Wednesday Series race 18 The most competitive One Design racing in Lymington? Sixteen teams endeavoured to tackle at tricky, light and deceasing easterly breeze. We enjoyed clear blue skies and a air temperature in the the late teens, whilst racing in what is arguably the most competitive One Design racing in Lymington. by Oli James Posted 20 Sep 17:23 BST The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 5 The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 5 The first 'Stealth Mode' tactic is played as the teams head to Cape Verde The fifth day of racing south on Race 2, east of Western Sahara towards Cape Verde has brought changeable conditions for the teams; with steady trade winds carrying the fleet on, to sharp increases in wind and reports of sudden changes in wave direction. by The Clipper Race Posted 20 Sep 16:29 BST Swedish J/70 Sailing League overall Swedish J/70 Sailing League overall Outcome of the four-event series was nowhere near predictable Winning the first two regattas in near "runaways" was SFS Hunnebo. However, an incredibly disastrous 13th place performance in the Örnsköldsvik event proved to be their undoing. by J/Boats Posted 20 Sep 16:00 BST D-Zeros at Grafham D-Zeros at Grafham If you borrow a boat you're not allowed to beat the owner Mid-September can see weather that is variable, to say the least. In the few days leading up to the 2019 Grafham D-Zero Open Meeting it was looking promising. by Paul Jefferies and Neil Washington Posted 20 Sep 14:59 BST J/80 German National Championship J/80 German National Championship A fleet of 11 enjoy good weather and an 8-race series on the lake The surprise winner was Arnet Wilcken's DIVA team, sailing with two other family members (Karolin and Michaela Wilcken), Thore Hansen and Iver Hadler. by J/Boats Posted 20 Sep 13:34 BST Make sure your class is represented at GBSC Final Make sure your class is represented at GBSC Final Great British Sailing Challenge concludes at Rutland With more than 50 accomplished teams or individuals lining up for the inaugural Grand Final of the Great British Sailing Challenge, winning this event for the first time will be no straightforward task. by Andy Rice Posted 20 Sep 12:23 BST Josie Ruffles named Young Sailor of the Year Josie Ruffles named Young Sailor of the Year EAORA recognises achievement of 2000 miles hard yacht racing Royal Hospital School pupil, Josie Ruffles, 17, from Suffolk's Shotley Peninsula, has had an extraordinary year when it comes to her sailing accomplishments. by Sara Stewart Posted 20 Sep 11:48 BST JP Watersports RS200 Scotland Tour part 5 JP Watersports RS200 Scotland Tour part 5 15 boats descended on the stunning and remote location of Loch Tummel After much anticipation a strong fleet of fifteen RS200s descended on the stunning and somewhat remote location of Loch Tummel Sailing Club, some even arriving early to grab the best camping spots and get in good night's sleep in preparation. by Roger Carter Posted 20 Sep 10:21 BST Ancasta at Southampton and Swanwick Boatshows Ancasta at Southampton and Swanwick Boatshows Extensive display of yachts from Beneteau and Lagoon this week Britain's largest festival of boating is open with over 500 hundred boats on display. Join the Ancasta team between now and Sunday who are representing three of the biggest power and sail boat manufacturers on the planet. by Ancasta International Boat Sales Posted 20 Sep 09:00 BST Larks at the Waldringfield Cartoon Trophy Larks at the Waldringfield Cartoon Trophy A huge tide with unusually early eddies After a postponement waiting for the wind to fill in, a force 2 duly arrived providing glorious conditions for the light-weight pairings in front of a large and rowdy spectator fleet. by Harry Pynn Posted 20 Sep 07:19 BST US Sailing team leadership statement US Sailing team leadership statement A statement from US Sailing regarding the U.S. Olympic Sailing Program US Sailing and Malcolm Page, Chief of Olympic Sailing, announced that they have agreed to part ways. Page will be leaving US Sailing and returning to his home in Australia. by US Sailing Team Posted 20 Sep 06:21 BST Australia announces selections for Tokyo Olympics Australia announces selections for Tokyo Olympics The first athletes selected to the Tokyo 2020 Australian Olympic Team Reigning Men's 470 World Champions Mat Belcher and Will Ryan and back-to-back Laser European Champion Matt Wearn have today been announced as the first athletes selected to the Tokyo 2020 Australian Olympic Team. by Michael Martin Posted 20 Sep 03:14 BST Marseille set for spectacular showdown Marseille set for spectacular showdown Less than 24 hours until battle commences for SailGP trophy and US$1 million The city of Marseille got a glimpse of the world's fastest sail racing boats today when the six high performance F50s took to the racecourse for the first time in practice. by SailGP News Posted 19 Sep 23:13 BST Start of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère postponed Start of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère postponed 22nd edition affected by boisterous wind conditions and sea state Initially scheduled for Sunday 22 September, the start of the 22nd edition of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère has been postponed until a later date. by Aurélie Bargat Posted 19 Sep 23:02 BST Great Britain SailGP practice race in Marseille Great Britain SailGP practice race in Marseille Seemed to foil quicker and higher than many of their competitors The training days here in Marseille have mostly been light and shifty and our British guys have seen everything from one knot to 12 knots over the last three days on the water which seemed to pay off for today's four practice races. by Leslie Ryan Posted 19 Sep 22:17 BST Phil Sharp announces 4-year racing programme Phil Sharp announces 4-year racing programme Ambitious racing goals that use clean energy, with OceansLab Sharp is one of Britain's most successful solo racers and in his Class 40 monohull has set two world records, has been on the podium in three solo transatlantic races in the last two seasons and has been world champion in Class 40 for two years. by Emily Caroe Posted 19 Sep 21:33 BST FAST40+ One Ton Cup day 1 FAST40+ One Ton Cup day 1 Girls on Film lead after two wins Peter Morton's Girls on Film leads the regatta after scoring two race wins on the opening day of the One Ton Cup. On the water jury Bill Edgerton reported a wind range of 15-18 knots oscillating around 85º and 65º during the three races held. by Louay Habib Posted 19 Sep 20:42 BST Alex Thomson's new HUGO BOSS yacht launched Alex Thomson's new HUGO BOSS yacht launched British model and actress Poppy Delevingne christens the IMOCA The new "HUGO BOSS" yacht, set to be raced by British sailor Alex Thomson, launched today at an official christening ceremony on The River Thames in London. by Andy Corridan Posted 19 Sep 20:14 BST Streaker Inland Championships at Beaver Streaker Inland Championships at Beaver Won in style, with a race to spare, by Martin Penty 27 boats from 15 clubs, including two boats from Scotland and ten from the host club, competed in the Streaker Inland Championships at Beaver SC in Yorkshire on 14th-15th September. by Veronica Falat Posted 19 Sep 18:11 BST Where to sail in Croatia? Where to sail in Croatia? Dubrovnik versus Agana The Dalmatian coast brings a wealth of history and incredible cuisine. Try a delicious peka, and sail out from fortified cities, discovering the eclectic islands. Which of our bases is for you? by Sunsail Posted 19 Sep 17:00 BST eSailing Showcase at Southampton Boat Show eSailing Showcase at Southampton Boat Show Battle it out live on stage against top GBR e-sailors Visitors to Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat, this Saturday (21 September) can take part in a thrilling eSailing Showcase against top players from the GBR eSailing World Championship. by Helen Skelton-Smith Posted 19 Sep 16:01 BST The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 4 The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 4 The Canary Islands bring welcome sailing conditions The Clipper Race teams are unanimous that they have been welcomed by favourable sailing conditions as the crew surf their way past the Canary Islands south, with yacht speeds into double figures, a welcome change from the lighter winds. by The Clipper Race Posted 19 Sep 14:52 BST One Ocean MBA's Conference & Regatta kicks off One Ocean MBA's Conference & Regatta kicks off On sustainability challenges and the need for future leaders to address them Taking place for the first time in the beautiful setting of the Costa Smeralda, about 400 students and alumni from the world's most prestigious business schools have gathered to experience three days dedicated to sailing and environmental sustainability. by Marialisa Panu Posted 19 Sep 14:10 BST Team GB set for World Beach Games in Doha Team GB set for World Beach Games in Doha The kite foiling Bridge brothers will fly the flag for Great Britain The British Sailing Team's Olly and Guy Bridge have today been named among the 21 athletes picked to represent Team GB at the first ever World Beach Games in Doha. by British Sailing Team Posted 19 Sep 13:07 BST Marine Resources job updates Marine Resources job updates The latest jobs in the marine industry Marine Resources specialises in filling job vacancies within the Leisure Marine Industry. We have a variety of recruitment services to suit all types of marine employer. by Marine Resources Posted 19 Sep 12:00 BST KSSA Annual Regatta KSSA Annual Regatta 61 Kent school children and youths race at Whistable The Kent Schools Sailing Association Annual Regatta at Whitstable Yacht Club on the September 14 attracted a healthy entry of 44 boats, 61 sailors. The wind was a late entry, coming in just before lunch. by Jon Bentman Posted 19 Sep 11:41 BST Hansa National TT Series at Northampton Hansa National TT Series at Northampton The odd force 6 gust to keep sailors on their toes and bailing hard Instead of 2018's drifting competition the fourteen entrants for the Hansa TT at Northampton Sailability on 11th September enjoyed force 4-5 with the odd force 6 gust to keep them on their toes and bailing hard! by Chris Dabbs Posted 19 Sep 10:18 BST MS Amlin Seamanship Award goes to Roy Disney MS Amlin Seamanship Award goes to Roy Disney Actions of Pyewacket crew recognised at Gala Dinner Roy P. Disney and crew are declared the winners of the MS Amlin Seamanship Award 2019 for their selfless action rescuing John Sangmeister and his crew following catastrophic damage to their Santa Cruz 70, OEX, during the Transpac Race 2019. by Chris Jones Posted 19 Sep 09:00 BST International Dragon 90th Anniversary in San Remo International Dragon 90th Anniversary in San Remo 160 keelboats set to mark the event From her inception as an entry by Johan Anker in the Royal Gothenburg YC's 1928 competition for a new inter-islands cruiser for young people, to her current status as the world's leading 3-man keelboat class, the story of the Dragon has been remarkable. by Fiona Brown Posted 19 Sep 08:09 BST RYA Midlands Youth Series Finale at Bartley RYA Midlands Youth Series Finale at Bartley Day begins with a rousing chorus of Happy Birthday Sunshine and force 3 winds greeted the competitors as they arrived at Bartley Sailing Club for the RYA Midlands Youth Series finale. Race Officers Aida Milvydaite and John Ling provided the briefing followed by a rousing chorus of Happy Birthday for John. by Simon Hardiman Posted 19 Sep 07:39 BST Mini-Transat La Boulangère Prototype Division Mini-Transat La Boulangère Prototype Division Four-way match, and some? Among the 87 sailors competing in the Mini-Transat La Boulangère 2019, 22 are competing in the prototype category. Though four sailors stand out as firm favourites (François Jambou, Axel Tréhin, Erwan Le Méné and Tanguy Bouroullec) by Aurélie Bargat Posted 19 Sep 06:30 BST NoR released for 2020 Laser Masters Worlds NoR released for 2020 Laser Masters Worlds The final event in a huge summer of Laser sailing Entries are now open for the 2020 ILCA Laser Masters World Championship in Geelong, Australia. The event, across both Standard and Radial divisions, will be held from March 19 -28. by Laser 2020 Media Posted 19 Sep 02:27 BST RC35s at the GSS North Clyde Regatta RC35s at the GSS North Clyde Regatta 'Animal' secures back-to-back Scottish RC35 Championships Jacob VII ends the RC35 season with another regatta victory but its still not enough to unseat reigning champions Animal from securing back to back Scottish RC35 Championships. by Robin Young Posted 18 Sep 22:41 BST Etchells Ice Bucket Regatta at Cowes Etchells Ice Bucket Regatta at Cowes One race lost due to time limit The weekend of the 14th-15th September saw thirteen Etchells competing in the confusingly-named Ice Bucket - both days saw beautiful September sunshine and light winds, making up for the rather chilly Cowes Week that preceded it. by Jan Ford Posted 18 Sep 22:28 BST Fireball Under 26 Championship at Blackwater Fireball Under 26 Championship at Blackwater Four bullets is enough for Georgia Booth and Tom Kyne The Fireball Under 26 Championship was held at the Blackwater Sailing Club over the weekend of the 14 & 15th September. Amongst the competitors were Rebecca & Giacomo who flew in from Italy, and Daniel & Harry from Ireland. by Charlie Stewart Posted 18 Sep 20:06 BST The Green Blue introduce new look website The Green Blue introduce new look website The new site provides bespoke information on key environmental issues Today, Wednesday 18 September 2019, The Green Blue, the joint environmental programme of British Marine and the Royal Yachting Association, officially unveiled its new look website at the Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat. by Emma Slater Posted 18 Sep 19:52 BST All Ireland Championships preview All Ireland Championships preview Keeping it in the family One married couple, two father and son teams, and one pair of brothers will all compete at this year's Irish Sailing All Ireland Championships which take place on 5 & 6 October at the National Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire. by Treasa Cox, Irish Sailing Posted 18 Sep 18:23 BST British team win French SB20 National Championship British team win French SB20 National Championship John Pollard's team win with 20 points John Pollard's team "Xcellent" won the French National Championship after three days and nine races. Tasmanian "Aeolus" of Brett Cooper from SB20 Australia took second and "Give me Five" of 2018 French champion Robin Follin closed the podium. by John Seaton Posted 18 Sep 17:58 BST Hyde Sails offer 'park and quote' Hyde Sails offer 'park and quote' New premises on the Hamble A new service for Solent-based sailors is being offered by Hyde Sails concurrent with their move to a new Head Office on the Hamble. by Hyde Sails Posted 18 Sep 17:00 BST SailGP enters esports arena SailGP enters esports arena In partnership with Virtual Regatta and World Sailing SailGP in partnership with Virtual Regatta and World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport - today entered the esports arena with the launch of eSailGP. by SailGP News Posted 18 Sep 15:12 BST Cabo Verde will host The Ocean Race Cabo Verde will host The Ocean Race First ever West African stop in 2021-22 Cabo Verde becomes a new stop on the circuit as the next edition of The Ocean Race will visit a West African nation for the first time... by The Ocean Race Posted 18 Sep 14:28 BST The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 3 The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 3 Clipper Race fleet is once again moving towards its goal While the Clipper Race fleet remains split between those who have opted to stay offshore and those teams who are hugging the North African coastline, the arrival of the Trade Winds has provided a huge psychological boost. by The Clipper Race Posted 18 Sep 14:14 BST St Helier YC Offshore Series St Helier YC Offshore Series Abracadabra and Kalina win Last weekend saw the sixth and deciding races in St Helier Yacht Club's Offshore Series. The race was held in a N.E. wind Force 3-4. The first leg was downwind to Demie de Vascelin north of the Minquiers. by Rhys Perkins Posted 18 Sep 14:00 BST Sunday B Series at Scarborough race 4 Sunday B Series at Scarborough race 4 Buoy breaks free mid-race Zorra wins again on Saturday in a fine weather race with changeable 10 - 24 knot wind gusts challenging helms. Dash comes in first in the SYC Class on Sunday. by Chris Clark Posted 18 Sep 13:35 BST
Ancasta at Southampton and Swanwick BoatshowsBritain's largest festival of boating is open with over 500 hundred boats on display. Join the Ancasta team between now and Sunday who are representing three of the biggest power and sail boat manufacturers on the planet.Do jump on boardTwo weeks ago in All aboard the bandwagon! we looked at the new Offshore event that will be part of the 2024 Paris (Marseilles) Olympics. Nick from Hobart was one who expressed his own opinion, and allows me to share his sentiments here.Where to sail in Croatia?The Dalmatian coast brings a wealth of history and incredible cuisine. Try a delicious peka, and sail out from fortified cities, discovering the eclectic islands. Which of our bases is for you?Spectacular YJA MS Amlin Awards Gala DinnerThe YJA MS Amlin Yachtsman of the Year and the YJA MS Amlin Young Sailor of the Year Awards were presented during a Gala Dinner at the Grand Café Southampton on the 13th September, following on from Press Day at the Southampton International Boat Show.eSailing Showcase at Southampton Boat ShowVisitors to Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat, this Saturday (21 September) can take part in a thrilling eSailing Showcase against top players from the GBR eSailing World Championship.Make 2019 count! Beach cleanIt might seem like an impossible task, but cleaning up our beaches is one way all sailors can all make a difference, and it can be fun too, as increasing numbers of our community are realising.Marine Resources job updatesMarine Resources specialises in filling job vacancies within the Leisure Marine Industry. We have a variety of recruitment services to suit all types of marine employer. Soybean or Peanut Oil?We had The Good Oil, More Good Oil, and then Smothered in Oil. So when I got to speak with Phil Robertson from Team CHN in the SailGP, well one of those two oils seemed the only way to go.MS Amlin Seamanship Award goes to Roy DisneyRoy P. Disney and crew are declared the winners of the MS Amlin Seamanship Award 2019 for their selfless action rescuing John Sangmeister and his crew following catastrophic damage to their Santa Cruz 70, OEX, during the Transpac Race 2019.YJA MS Amlin Awards shortlists chosenThe YJA Committee met on Monday evening on the 45th floor of the Leadenhall building in London, hosted by MS Amlin Boat Insurance, to choose the shortlists for the YJA MS Amlin Yachtsman of the Year and the YJA MS Amlin Young Sailor of the Year 2019.Hyde Sails offer 'park and quote'A new service for Solent-based sailors is being offered by Hyde Sails concurrent with their move to a new Head Office on the Hamble.All aboard the bandwagon!If I had a mini maxi, I reckon that is exactly what I would have to call it. Just because you'd get a cast of thousands on board, and subsequently have a grand old time. Now if I had a supermaxi, I think its name would have to be Gravy Train...Lennon Racewear Sale continuesOur Thermal Base Layers and Superlite 1mm Tops remain on sale until 30th September 2019. Pick up a Thermal Top for as low as £35 and Thermal Shorts for just £25.And they're up!Back in Where's Wally? we looked at the incredible new foiler, the SYRA18. Please go back and check that out if you cannot remember it. Since then, Nils Frei and Yves Detrey have had their prototype for the monohull that morphs into a cat out on the waterKarver KJ JammerFrench hardware manufacturer, Karver has been active in the French offshore sailing scene (IMOCA and offshore multihull) since its inception in 2004. Their reputation is based on developing a range of innovative products.2019 King's Cup RegattaThe Royal Standard hung lazily from the flagpole above the Royal Yacht Squadron. Team Windsor were back in Cowes. On 8 August eight Fast 40 boats competed in the King's Cup Regatta.