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RC Laser racing at Royal Temple Yacht Club RC Laser racing at Royal Temple Yacht Club Sailors hone their skills from the pontoon With the current restrictions on competitive sailing restricting yachts to only 2 members of the same household and the weekend weather not being conducive to two handed sailing, members of RTYC have had to turn to other means to get their sailing fix. by Karen Cox Posted 6 Jul 06:26 BST Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update Switching things up a gear! Each mile devoured since Saturday at 15:30hrs local time has brought the Vendée – Arctique – Les Sables d'Olonne fleet closer to the teeth of the first low-pressure systems set to roll over the solo sailors. by Ed Gorman Posted 5 Jul 19:52 BST Jackson Yacht Services Bay Race Series Jackson Yacht Services Bay Race Series Strong westerly winds the order of the day in Jersey Strong westerly winds were the order of the day for the Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club's annual Jackson Yacht Services Bay Race Series, held in St Aubin's Bay on Sunday 28th June. by Bill Harris Posted 5 Jul 16:35 BST Vendée Globe skippers: Armel Tripon Vendée Globe skippers: Armel Tripon To finish the Vendée Globe is a beautiful ambition He came to ocean racing from teaching sailing at Glénans, he discovered the sea as others did their religion and dreams of albatross: meet Armel Tripon! by Vendee Globe Posted 5 Jul 15:53 BST World Sailing host virtual meetings World Sailing host virtual meetings A series of Townhall Meetings throughout COVID-19 pandemic Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, World Sailing has hosted a series of Townhall Meetings for Council delegates, Member National Authorities, Class Associations, Committee members and Commission members. by World Sailing Posted 5 Jul 15:24 BST Barton Technical Update - Mid Year Barton Technical Update - Mid Year Constantly working to develop and improve solutions The Barton R&D team are constantly working to develop and improve solutions to your everyday needs. Our global vision is to improve your ability to lift, move, slide, secure and control rigging applications for leisure sailors and commercial operators. by Barton Marine Posted 5 Jul 12:00 BST Ruyant leads the charge Ruyant leads the charge In the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race Thomas Ruyant on the Guillaume Verdier-designed LinkedOut is this morning leading the IMOCA fleet as the skippers in the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race head upwind off the western tip of Brittany. by Ed Gorman Posted 5 Jul 11:56 BST Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race start Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race start A fleet of 20 IMOCAs foil away from the start box The start of the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race saw a fleet of 20 IMOCAs foiling away from the start box outside Les Sables d'Olonne after the most unusual build-up in racing history. by Julia Huvé Posted 4 Jul 22:07 BST Two more inspiring women support Maiden Factor Two more inspiring women support Maiden Factor Professional photographer and footballer the latest 'voices' A professional photographer from the UK and a professional football player from Jordan join Whoopi Goldberg and Jamie Lee Curtis as Maiden Factor 'Voices'. by Libby Mudditt Posted 4 Jul 17:26 BST Musto iconic logo tees Musto iconic logo tees To commemorate Keith Musto's 1964 Olympic Silver medal win in Tokyo 100% cotton jersey tee features a ribbed collar and an exclusive FD K93 graphic on the back and a large format sailing graphic across the chest. by Musto Posted 4 Jul 16:04 BST RORC Time Over Distance - Luke Patience RORC Time Over Distance - Luke Patience Louay Habib interviews the Olympic Silver Medallist For the 14th edition of the RORC Time Over Distance Series, Louay Habib interviews Olympic Silver Medallist Luke Patience with a deep dive into his two previous Olympic campaigns and a look forward to Tokyo and beyond. by RORC Posted 4 Jul 15:56 BST New dates announced for 2021 Cowes Classics Week New dates announced for 2021 Cowes Classics Week Now being held 3 - 9 July with racing from 5 July The Royal London Yacht Club, organisers of Cowes Classics Week, has announced new dates for 2021 with the regatta now being held 3 - 9 July with racing from 5 July. by Mary Scott-Jackson Posted 4 Jul 10:10 BST The Wait is Over The Wait is Over The Rooster 50N CE Impact Buoyancy Aid is here Low profile neoprene buoyancy aid, specifically developed to fit snugly in all the right places. Unique to Rooster, this CE12402-5 certified buoyancy aid is an advance in our buoyancy aid range. by Rooster Posted 4 Jul 08:00 BST Some days you're lucky. Others you're blessed. Some days you're lucky. Others you're blessed. Thanks to the AST, and the Coffs Harbour YC, we are delighted to bring you these images. With many, many thanks to the Australian Sailing Team, and the delightful members of the Coffs Harbour Yacht Club, we are delighted to bring you these images. by John Curnow, Editor Sail-World AUS Posted 4 Jul 07:49 BST All set for Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne All set for Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Twenty solo skippers will take the start line today Twenty solo skippers will take the start line of the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne this Saturday following a totally new ocean racing course from Les Sables d'Olonne to the south of Iceland back around the Azores to finish back into Vendée haven. by Vendee Globe Posted 4 Jul 07:45 BST Two decades of environmental protection Two decades of environmental protection Marina de Portimão has achieved 20 consecutive years of Blue Flag recognition As the first stopover in the Clipper 2019-20 Race, Marina de Portimão was a welcome respite, with its sparkling, clean waters and care and attention made to its natural surroundings. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 4 Jul 07:33 BST How Plymouth has returned to racing during June How Plymouth has returned to racing during June Resourceful sailors go for a 'purposeful sail' As soon as the RYA issued their guidance about recreational sailing, a few avid competitive sailors in the port started to get the ball rolling by arranging what we eventually described as a 'purposeful sail'. by Keith Davies Posted 4 Jul 06:52 BST 18ft Skiffs: Dave Porter, the unluckiest champion 18ft Skiffs: Dave Porter, the unluckiest champion Fortune didn't always smile on the great sailor David Porter became the 1975 JJ Giltinan world 18ft Skiff champion when he skippered KB to a brilliant victory on the Brisbane River, but fortune didn't always smile on the great sailor. by Frank Quealey Posted 4 Jul 06:44 BST Relive AC34 in San Francisco! Race 13 full replay Relive AC34 in San Francisco! Race 13 full replay The must-watch race includes a very close port-starboard incident Yet another race full of drama, including the moment Emirates Team New Zealand misjudged a port-starboard cross and Jimmy Spithill has to violently head up the American cat to avoid the Kiwis. by 34th America's Cup Posted 3 Jul 22:00 BST Eve of Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race Eve of Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race Health protocols and delivery trips to Les Sables d'Olonne The eve of the start of the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne has been a rather strange day, punctuated by the health protocol imposed by the organisation and a delivery trip to Les Sables d'Olonne for all the boats in the fleet. by Julia Huvé Posted 3 Jul 21:36 BST 52nd Southampton International Boat Show postponed 52nd Southampton International Boat Show postponed Covid-19 claims another major event Following the COVID-19 guidelines regarding large scale gatherings, British Marine will be postponing the 52nd edition of the Southampton International Boat Show until September 2021. by British Marine Posted 3 Jul 21:10 BST JMST OnBoard applications open JMST OnBoard applications open Apply for a brand new single-handed junior pathway boat or board Do you know a sailor, 14 years of age of under who could benefit from exclusive use of their own boat or board for the next two years? by Susie NationGrainger, RYA Posted 3 Jul 13:33 BST Club Zone: Planning a safe return to boating pt.3 Club Zone: Planning a safe return to boating pt.3 Addressing some of the frequently asked questions from clubs With Government restrictions beginning to ease from 4th July in England, in this week's Club Zone Video Alistair Dickson, Director of Sport Development, and Ian Walker, Director of Racing, address some of the frequently asked questions from clubs. by Tom Chamberlain Posted 3 Jul 13:32 BST Sail Smarts with Jake - Man Overboard Sail Smarts with Jake - Man Overboard Vital seamanship skills as part of #SailFromHome Vital seamanship skills as part of #SailFromHome. A special skills session on Man Overboard. by RYA Posted 3 Jul 11:00 BST Respect The Destination Respect The Destination As lockdown continues to be eased across Scotland As lockdown continues to be eased across Scotland a joint plea has been made by marine tourism and sports groups for boaters and water users to have full consideration and respect for the destinations they plan to visit. by Sail Scotland & RYA Scotland Posted 3 Jul 10:41 BST RYA confirms eSailing Nations Cup selection policy RYA confirms eSailing Nations Cup selection policy How the GBR team will be chosen for the international knockout tournament At the beginning of June, World Sailing announced the launch of the 2020 eSailing Nation's Cup; an international knockout tournament which will see nations across the globe battle it out for the eSailing Nation's Cup. by Emma Slater Posted 3 Jul 10:34 BST Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race preview Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race preview The IMOCA season is set to start on Saturday After the unprecedented interruption of the IMOCA racing season because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the action on the water is finally about to start with the innovative new 'Arctique' race, starting on 4th of July, 3.30pm CET. by Ed Gorman (preview video by Matthew Sheahan) Posted 3 Jul 07:00 BST America's Cup: Dalton explains need for injunction America's Cup: Dalton explains need for injunction Team New Zealand and America's Cup Event CEO, Grant Dalton on need for injunction Team New Zealand and America's Cup Event CEO, Grant Dalton has issued a statement explaining the Sailing team and Event organisation's rationale for obtaining a High Court injunction blocking publication of a confidential draft report on AC36 Hosting by Emirates Team New Zealand Posted 3 Jul 04:02 BST Puig Vela Clàssica Barcelona regatta postpones Puig Vela Clàssica Barcelona regatta postpones 13th edition now to be held in 2021 Due to the current situation caused by the Covid-19 and the restrictions derived from it, the organizers of the Puig Vela Clàssica Barcelona regatta and the Real Club Náutico de Barcelona have decided to cancel the 2020 edition. by Miguel Gallego Posted 2 Jul 16:58 BST In Conversation with Tristan Walker-Hutt In Conversation with Tristan Walker-Hutt New projects during lockdown for the East Coast sailor Back in January 2019 we published the 'Budget Ultra-High Performance Sailing' article about the International 14 Fawkes, which Tristan Walker-Hutt and Tom Clayton had renovated on a very tight budget. by Mark Jardine Posted 2 Jul 14:46 BST ilovesailing calendar competition update ilovesailing calendar competition update Stewart and Stephen clinch spots seven and eight on the 2021 ilovesailing calendar Stewart Johnson from Havant and Stephen Billington from Wallasey, Wirral have been crowned winners seven and eight in the 2020 ilovesailing calendar competition. by Emma Slater Posted 2 Jul 14:04 BST Eric Twiname Team Racing Championships cancelled Eric Twiname Team Racing Championships cancelled But Regional Junior Championships and Youth Nationals still on The RYA and Eric Twiname Trust have taken the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Eric Twiname Youth and Junior Team Racing Championships. by British Sailing Team Posted 2 Jul 12:31 BST World Sailing Presidential Newsletter: June 2020 World Sailing Presidential Newsletter: June 2020 Kim Andersen focused on finalising and ensuring the financial future of World Sailing The past month has been focused on finalising and ensuring the financial future of World Sailing caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. by Kim Andersen, President World Sailing Posted 2 Jul 08:22 BST New President for Int. Cape Horners Association New President for Int. Cape Horners Association The Earl of Portsmouth DL. appointed The International Association of Cape Horners whose Patron is HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, has a new President - The Earl of Portsmouth DL. by Archie Fairley Posted 2 Jul 06:47 BST Hamble Classics 2020 open for 'pre-entries' Hamble Classics 2020 open for 'pre-entries' In anticipation of a go-ahead if the recent easing of restrictions is being successful The 5th Hamble Classics Regatta at the Royal Southern Yacht Club on 21st-23rd August has opened for 'pre-entries' in anticipation of a go-ahead if the recent easing of restrictions is being successful. by Jonty Sherwill Posted 2 Jul 06:02 BST Relive AC34 in San Francisco! Race 12 full replay Relive AC34 in San Francisco! Race 12 full replay Emirates Team New Zealand on match point With Emirates Team New Zealand on match point, a win for ORACLE TEAM USA was essential. An aggressive move by Jimmy Spithill set them up nicely... by 34th America's Cup Posted 1 Jul 22:00 BST DMG Mori set for the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables DMG Mori set for the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables The team is getting ready for the Vendée Globe DMG MORI welcomed Mr. Kojiro Shiraishi as a skipper and launched DMG Mori Sailing Team (hereinafter referred to as "the team") in October 2018, and now the team will set out to an ocean yacht race, the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne. by DMG Mori Posted 1 Jul 16:28 BST Tracy Edwards MBE TED Talk now live online Tracy Edwards MBE TED Talk now live online These unusual times require things to be done a bit differently! These unusual times require things to be done a bit differently! Tracy was asked to do a TED talk but due to Covid-19 it was not done in person, but online thousands of miles away during lockdown. by Libby Mudditt Posted 1 Jul 15:48 BST Restrictions ease on a special date Restrictions ease on a special date Daniel Smith & Becky Jeffery were set to be married this Friday Daniel Smith (39) and his partner Becky Jeffery (29) were set to be married this Friday the 3rd of July, the day travel restrictions are to be eased and overnight accommodation is allowed in Scotland in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. by Marc Turner, RYA Scotland Posted 1 Jul 14:32 BST Mersea Week 2020 Cancelled Mersea Week 2020 Cancelled The committee hugely disappointed to have to make this annoucement The Mersea Week committee had really hoped it would be possible to hold the successful regatta that has become the highlight of the summer sailing season for many. by Chrissie Westgate Posted 1 Jul 12:36 BST Formula kite class rules update Formula kite class rules update The major change is the introduction of mandatory nationality flags on hulls and helmets World Sailing has published the updated class rules approved during the IKA General Assembly in February 2020. by International Kiteboarding Association Posted 1 Jul 11:42 BST Thinnair Moth statement Thinnair Moth statement White Formula take over ownership of the product and tooling Since its inception in 2017 we have been endeavouring to bring the world's best International Moth boat package to the market. We partnered with Dave Hollom and White Formula who both have a long history in high performance boat design and manufacture. by Lennon High Performance Boats Posted 1 Jul 10:00 BST Rolex Swan Cup 2020 opens a great regatta season Rolex Swan Cup 2020 opens a great regatta season Taking place in the amazing setting of Porto Cervo, Sardinia Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and Nautor's Swan, together with its longstanding partner Rolex, are pleased to confirm the 2020 Rolex Swan Cup will take place from 7th to 13th September, in the amazing setting of Porto Cervo, Sardinia. by Nautor's Swan Posted 1 Jul 08:20 BST B&G to launch new Zeus³S Sailing Display B&G to launch new Zeus³S Sailing Display The fastest and most responsive sailing multifunction display yet! B&G®, the world's leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, has announced the launch of the new Zeus³S multifunction display system, boasting unrivalled performance, features and connectivity. by Dulcie Allen, B&G Posted 1 Jul 08:01 BST Try a Fifteen Try a Fifteen Your opportunity to have a trial sail in a Flying Fifteen Try a Fifteen is an opportunity to have a trial sail in a Flying Fifteen (F15). The class is a fun, fast and exhilarating boat to sail by crew combinations of all sizes, genders and ages. by FF International Posted 1 Jul 08:00 BST Etchells Australia President's Update Etchells Australia President's Update Updates on exciting news about the season ahead, and reports on the ongoing hull review... Mark Roberts, President of the International Etchells Class of Australia, updates us with exciting news about the season ahead, and reports on the ongoing hull review under the direction of the international body. by John Curnow Posted 1 Jul 04:40 BST 2021 B14 World Championships cancelled 2021 B14 World Championships cancelled The event was scheduled for Woollahra SC in Sydney, Australia in January The B14 Class Association regrets to announce that the 2021 World Championships to be hosted by Woollahra Sailing Club in Sydney, Australia from January 3 – 7, 2021 have been cancelled. by Rob Taylor Posted 30 Jun 19:30 BST 1 click = 1 metre of cable 1 click = 1 metre of cable Solidarity paramount for Electriciens sans frontières & Prysmian Group Coming out of the forced lockdown designed to contain the spread of Covid-19, the spirit of solidarity has proven to be an essential part of our daily life. by Giancarlo Pedote Posted 30 Jun 18:03 BST
Barton Technical Update - Mid YearThe Barton R&D team are constantly working to develop and improve solutions to your everyday needs. Our global vision is to improve your ability to lift, move, slide, secure and control rigging applications for leisure sailors and commercial operators.In Conversation with Tristan Walker-HuttBack in January 2019 we published the 'Budget Ultra-High Performance Sailing' article about the International 14 Fawkes, which Tristan Walker-Hutt and Tom Clayton had renovated on a very tight budget.Musto iconic logo tees100% cotton jersey tee features a ribbed collar and an exclusive FD K93 graphic on the back and a large format sailing graphic across the chest.An interesting cluster developsSo Jeanneau's Sun Fast 3600 has certainly been a bit of a giant killer, especially short-handed. Races like the 5500nm Melbourne to Osaka lie as testament to that.The Wait is OverLow profile neoprene buoyancy aid, specifically developed to fit snugly in all the right places. Unique to Rooster, this CE12402-5 certified buoyancy aid is an advance in our buoyancy aid range.Happy Hour with Mike 'Moose' SandersonThis week, the boys catch up with "Moose", talking all things Doyle. Sit back and learn about 'load sharing', The Ocean Race, Cherub sailing and Mari Cha all in fluent Kiwanese...Thinnair Moth statementSince its inception in 2017 we have been endeavouring to bring the world's best International Moth boat package to the market. We partnered with Dave Hollom and White Formula who both have a long history in high performance boat design and manufacture.Sailing is freedomIt seems 'The Great Grass Roots Revival?' and 'Messing about in boats' had quite an impact. With my own eyes I see what is happening on my doorstep with more activity on the water than I've seen in years, but this was just the microcosm that I live in.B&G to launch new Zeus³S Sailing DisplayB&G®, the world's leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, has announced the launch of the new Zeus³S multifunction display system, boasting unrivalled performance, features and connectivity.Morty chats on Happy Hour with Stretch and StirfryThis week, the lads catch up with one of yachting's most consistent winners; Morty (Peter Morton) who has more wins under his belt than any other northern hemisphere yachtsman.Try a FifteenTry a Fifteen is an opportunity to have a trial sail in a Flying Fifteen (F15). The class is a fun, fast and exhilarating boat to sail by crew combinations of all sizes, genders and ages.In conversation with Chips HowarthFounded in September 2018, Cyclops Marine brings together wireless sensor technology and sailing expertise, with the aim to be the industry standard in yacht load sensing.TMS Two Minute Tuesdays Episode 14:Velocitek PrismWeek 14 of TMS Two Minute Tuesday and in this episode James is back in his shed with the Velocitek Prism racing compass to show you.Andy Beadsworth on the Happy Hour podcastThis week, the boys talk baking birthday cakes, learning to drive in flash cars and Olympic sailing with Andy Beadsworth...Escape The CrowdsIt's been such a long time since we all got out it's hardly surprising everyone's heading out to bask in the glorious weather. To escape the crowds we recommend getting back out on to your more local waterways and sailing clubs.Let's go racingThe joy of the new. Perhaps heightened by all that we have gone through to date, and are yet to conquer when whatever arrives, there is a distinct latent desire to crank it right up.