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RORC Transatlantic Race Day 15 RORC Transatlantic Race Day 15 Scarlet Oyster dares to dream Two weeks into the RORC Transatlantic Race, three more French teams have crossed the finish line outside Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina. by Trish Jenkins Posted 22 Jan 16:34 GMT Find the ultimate accessory to give you the edge Find the ultimate accessory to give you the edge Don't forget to protect your extremities with Musto's premium range of hats, gloves and socks Don't forget to protect your extremities with Musto's premium range of hats, gloves and socks, designed to support you on any adventure. by Musto Posted 22 Jan 12:00 GMT Salcombe Yacht Club revving up for a bumper 2022 Salcombe Yacht Club revving up for a bumper 2022 Mapped out with Open Meetings, Regattas, Social Events and Training Programmes With Covid numbers finally decreasing, the SYC have got 2022 all mapped out with Open Meetings, Regattas, Social Events and Training Programmes. by Lucy Burn Posted 22 Jan 11:51 GMT ILCA NZ Nationals - Day 3: Leaderboard unchanged ILCA NZ Nationals - Day 3: Leaderboard unchanged In the ILCA 7's it was again a two out of three bullet day for reigning World Champ Tom Saunders Patience was the name of the game for the beginning of day 3. The fleet was on course for a 1pm start as scheduled, with a light easterly blowing. by Nick Page Posted 22 Jan 11:28 GMT Extasea wins Melbourne to Geelong Passage Race Extasea wins Melbourne to Geelong Passage Race The Cookson 50 from Royal Geelong Yacht Club took line honours There was a mixed bag of boats making the most of the sensational wind conditions as they left Williamstown with 50ft monohulls to 24ft multihulls leading the charge towards Geelong in the early stages of the race. by Lisa Darmanin Posted 22 Jan 10:44 GMT C-foils to be fitted to Nexans - Art & Fenêtres C-foils to be fitted to Nexans - Art & Fenêtres In refit since December with foils acquired from Alex Thomson Racing In refit since December, Fabrice Amedeo's monohull is undergoing a complete transformation as she's equipped with C-shaped foils. by Fabrice Amedeo Posted 22 Jan 07:42 GMT RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show talks and speakers RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show talks and speakers Hannah Diamond is back to present the 2022 show Bringing some warmth to the depth of February, on-the-water fans won't want to miss the 2022 RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show (26-27 February 2022) presented by Suzuki, which is heading to Farnborough International for the first time this February. by Susie Nation-Grainger Posted 22 Jan 07:18 GMT 49th BVI Spring Regatta - Charter and race 49th BVI Spring Regatta - Charter and race Sailors from around the world are looking to come back to the British Virgin Island and race Many of sailors from around the world are looking to come back to the British Virgin Island and race. For those who don't own their own boat, there is a wide selection of race boats to charter depending on what crews are looking for. by BVI Spring Regatta Posted 21 Jan 20:21 GMT RORC Transatlantic Race Day 14 RORC Transatlantic Race Day 14 The 15 teams still racing have seen a rapid rise in boat speed The latest teams to finish the RORC Transatlantic Race are Volvo 70 HYPR (ESP) skippered by Jens Lindner and Halvard Mabire's ORC50 GDD (FRA) racing Two-Handed with Miranda Merron. by Trish Jenkins Posted 21 Jan 14:41 GMT Winter favourites the Zhik Team rely on Winter favourites the Zhik Team rely on The Full Zip Fleece jacket is a must have mid-layer Made from 100% recycled polyester fibres, the Full Zip Fleece jacket is a must have mid-layer for all Dee Caffari's sailing and outdoor activities. by Zhik Posted 21 Jan 12:35 GMT RORC Transatlantic Race - I Love Poland video RORC Transatlantic Race - I Love Poland video The VO70 team is composed of young talented Polish sailors Skippered by Grzegorz Baranowski, the team is composed of young talented Polish sailors. OBR Robert Hadjuk's great imagery shows what it's really like to race across the Atlantic in a Volvo 70. by Trish Jenkins Posted 21 Jan 12:18 GMT Entries open for Cowes Week 2022 Entries open for Cowes Week 2022 The team are excited about plans for this year's event Cowes Week Ltd (CWL) is delighted to announce that entries for Cowes Week 2022 will open at noon today, with Super Early Bird discounts available until 18 February. by Cowes Week Ltd Posted 21 Jan 11:33 GMT ILCA NZ Nationals - Day 2: Saunders and Armit lead ILCA NZ Nationals - Day 2: Saunders and Armit lead Three races were sailed on Day 2 of the ILCA 6 and 7 NZ Championships from the Queen Charlotte YC Three races were sailed on Day 2 of the ILCA 6 and 7 NZ Championships from the Queen Charlotte Yacht Club, Picton. There was no change to the ILCA7 overnight leaderboard, with current World Champion Tom Saunders, posting two wins and a second. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 21 Jan 10:14 GMT Poole Regatta 2022 Entries Now Open Poole Regatta 2022 Entries Now Open Enter early to benefit from discounted entry fees Entries for the International Paint Poole Regatta 2022 are now open at pooleregatta.co.uk. Enter early before midnight on the 20th March to benefit from discounted entry fees and relax knowing your place on the start line is secured. by Chris Jones Posted 21 Jan 08:33 GMT WLYC withdraws the 24 Hour Dinghy Race WLYC withdraws the 24 Hour Dinghy Race Concern about the event's viability in years to come Following an in-depth review of the current circumstances, the WLYC Executive Committee has reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the "24 Hour Race" due to take place on 10th/11th September 2022. by Tim Harper Posted 21 Jan 07:07 GMT 2022 Allen Flying 11 Australian Championships 2022 Allen Flying 11 Australian Championships Siblings seize the day at Gosford Sailing Club With Queensland to host the Olympic sailing a decade from now, it's possible that some of our future representatives were competing in the 2022 Allen Flying 11 Australian Championships at Gosford Sailing Club last week. by Mark Rothfield Posted 21 Jan 06:14 GMT Herni-Lloyd Organic Fisherman Crew Knit Herni-Lloyd Organic Fisherman Crew Knit A contemporary interpretation of a true classic A contemporary interpretation of a true classic, our New Fisherman Knit is made using 100% organic cotton and features a salt washed look to feel like an old favourite from first wear. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 20 Jan 18:00 GMT A busy year ahead for Tenby Sailing Club A busy year ahead for Tenby Sailing Club Including hosting the Firefly, Enterprise and Redwing nationals A busy year ahead is planned for the volunteers at sunny Tenby in west Wales. The club dinghy racing season kicks off in earnest on the first weekend in April with handicap racing for all dinghies including class racing for the popular Osprey fleet. by Daniel Jackson Posted 20 Jan 13:39 GMT The Ocean Race teams up with Acronis The Ocean Race teams up with Acronis Providing innovative cyber protection for The Ocean Race's business infrastructure Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection with dual headquarters in Schaffhausen, Switzerland and Singapore, will be the Official Cyber Protection Partner of the iconic round-the-world sailing competition, The Ocean Race. by The Ocean Race Posted 20 Jan 13:13 GMT RORC Transatlantic Race Day 13 RORC Transatlantic Race Day 13 The closest battle in the eight-year history of the race came to a dramatic conclusion On the thirteenth day of the RORC Transatlantic Race David Collins' Botin 52 Tala (GBR) and Max Klink's Botin 52 Caro (CH) crossed the finish line outside Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina to complete the RORC Transatlantic Race. by Trish Jenkins Posted 20 Jan 13:00 GMT ILCA NZ Nationals - Day 1: Two wins for Saunders ILCA NZ Nationals - Day 1: Two wins for Saunders Familiar faces at the top of the leaderboard after Day 1 of the NZ ILCA Nationals Recently crowned World ILCA Champion, Tom Saunders, won both races in the 2022 ILCA NZ National Championship being sailed at Picton. Youth sailor Caleb Armit turned in the same scorecard in the ILCA6 fleet. by Nick Page Posted 20 Jan 11:03 GMT A big year ahead for the International Moth Class A big year ahead for the International Moth Class A calendar full of events both at home and internationally This year is shaping as a strong one for the UK Moth fleet with a calendar full of events both at home and internationally as we build towards our home in Worlds in Weymouth, 2023. by IMCA UK Posted 20 Jan 07:41 GMT 2022 International WASZP Games entry opens 2022 International WASZP Games entry opens The largest congregation of WASZPs in the class' 5-year history An event like no other! Entries are now open for the 2022 International WASZP Games, an event that will see the largest congregation of WASZPs in the class' 5-year history. by WASZP Class Posted 20 Jan 05:18 GMT Shirley Robertson talks with Cup vet Jono Macbeth Shirley Robertson talks with Cup vet Jono Macbeth Shirley Robertson this month talks to a man that has sailed in a remarkable six America's Cups Top international sailing commentator, Shirley Robertson this month talks to a man that has sailed in a remarkable six America's Cup campaigns. She sits down to chat with New Zealand grinder Jono Macbeth. by Shirley Robertson Posted 20 Jan 01:09 GMT RYA Winter Match Racing Series 2022 Event 1 RYA Winter Match Racing Series 2022 Event 1 Victory for Pinder and team at Queen Mary The first event in the RYA Winter Match Racing Series saw James Pinder and his team mastering the challenging light wind conditions and the competition to take the win. by Paula Irish Posted 19 Jan 16:58 GMT Shirley Roberston interviews Jangada team Shirley Roberston interviews Jangada team Racing double-handed in the RORC Transatlantic Race Shirley Roberston calls up Jeremy Waitt and Richard Palmer on the satellite phone, as they race across the Atlantic in 'Jangada'. The pair have won the RORC Transatlantic Race before, and are again in the double-handed category. by Shirley Robertson Posted 19 Jan 16:24 GMT RORC Transatlantic Race day 12 RORC Transatlantic Race day 12 Caro and Tala duke it out On the twelfth day of the RORC Transatlantic Race a thrilling finish is shaping up for Caro and Tala in IRC Zero, with the potential for both teams to take the overall lead under IRC for the RORC Transatlantic Race Trophy. by Louay Habib Posted 19 Jan 15:25 GMT Seldén's new dinghy deck hardware makes UK debut Seldén's new dinghy deck hardware makes UK debut At the RYA Dinghy and Watersports Show 2022 The show, at its new Farnborough International venue, will be the first time that Seldén's new manual ratchet and soft attachment blocks have been showcased at a physical show since their introduction last year. by Seldén Mast Posted 19 Jan 13:13 GMT 100th Australian 18 Footers Championship 100th Australian 18 Footers Championship A good opportunity to reflect on its history and acknowledge the contributions of designers With the 100th Australian 18 footers Championship scheduled to be sailed on Sydney Harbour from February 5 to 13, it's a good opportunity to reflect on its history and acknowledge the contributions of designers, builders and competitors from NSW. by Frank Quealey Posted 19 Jan 07:31 GMT King George Gallop preview King George Gallop preview RS Aero 6 to make its handicap debut A few RS Aero 6s are lining up for the next event in the Seldén SailJuice Winter Series, the King George Gallop this Saturday 22 January... by Andy Rice Posted 18 Jan 20:03 GMT Brading Haven Icebreaker Series 2022 day 1 Brading Haven Icebreaker Series 2022 day 1 Forty intrepid crews took to their dinghies on Bembridge Harbour Forty intrepid crews took to their dinghies on Bembridge Harbour on Sunday for the first two races of the annual Brading Haven YC Open Icebreaker 12 race series, from January to March with the event open to all Island clubs and their dinghy classes. by Polly Schafer Posted 18 Jan 18:47 GMT RORC Transatlantic Race: L4 Trifork finishes RORC Transatlantic Race: L4 Trifork finishes An elapsed time of 9 days 10 hrs 27 mins for the modified Volvo 70 At sunset on the tenth day of the RORC Transatlantic Race, the modified Volvo 70 L4 Trifork (DEN) finished the RORC Transatlantic Race in an elapsed time of 9 days 10 hrs 27 mins and 58 secs. by Louay Habib Posted 18 Jan 16:33 GMT Medway RC Laser Winter Series event 5 Medway RC Laser Winter Series event 5 Racing at Barton's Point Country Park, Isle of Sheppey With bright sunshine and a SW breeze 12 boats took to the water. Wind speed was at about 6 knots so without discussion the A Rig was boasted by all. by Jamie Blair Posted 18 Jan 13:53 GMT Interview with Marine Resources CEO and Founder Interview with Marine Resources CEO and Founder James Ward talks about the dramatic shift in the jobs market The marine industry has boomed since the pandemic as more people discover the benefits of being out on the water, leading to dramatic shift in the jobs market. by Mark Jardine Posted 18 Jan 13:00 GMT Dun Laoghaire Frostbite Series 2 Day 3 Dun Laoghaire Frostbite Series 2 Day 3 3rd Time Lucky! Racing underway at the third attempt After two Sundays of high wind forecasts leading to the cancellation of racing the Viking Marine sponsored Frostbites Series 2, post-Christmas, got under way yesterday in bright sunshine and good winds. by Cormac Bradley Posted 18 Jan 12:21 GMT WASZP European Games - Pre-event Clinic announced WASZP European Games - Pre-event Clinic announced To be held at CAR Murcia for 4 days ahead of the main event With excitement building around the 2022 WASZP European Games held at CAR Murcia in the south of Spain at one of the premier foiling venues in the world Mar Menor. by WASZP Posted 18 Jan 11:31 GMT Jack Fenwick joins RS Sailing Jack Fenwick joins RS Sailing As RS21 Class Manager! It's been a few weeks since I started working for RS Sailing and six years since I joined the RYA before that. Not believing in taking time off between roles, I had 14 hours between jobs before diving straight into the new position. by Jack Fenwick, RS21 Class Manager Posted 18 Jan 09:55 GMT Paddy Hutchings takes on Solitaire Du Figaro Paddy Hutchings takes on Solitaire Du Figaro 21-year-old sailor from Plymouth's #Sail4Sustainability Project Paddy Hutchings is a 21-year-old sailor from Plymouth and from an early age, grew up sailing around the South West. He has been lucky enough to have had the opportunity to take sailing to the next level. by Paddy Hutchings Posted 18 Jan 07:36 GMT RORC Transatlantic Race: Battle on for overall win RORC Transatlantic Race: Battle on for overall win 1 teams are still racing in the Atlantic to claim the RORC Transatlantic Race Trophy On the tenth day of the RORC Transatlantic Race, 21 teams are still racing in the Atlantic for the overall win and to claim the RORC Transatlantic Race Trophy. by Louay Habib Posted 18 Jan 00:43 GMT 2021: The Data Is In 2021: The Data Is In The push towards data-driven performance enhancement rolls on Every year the push towards data-driven performance enhancement rolls on. More sailors get dialled-in to more data inputs, and the gap widens between those adopting smarter race tactics & training practises and those left behind. by Cyclops Marine Posted 17 Jan 16:30 GMT New Innovative Rooster Tech Sweater New Innovative Rooster Tech Sweater Hooded full zip sweater with TPU bonded mid layer for added wind-resistance Hooded full zip sweater with TPU bonded mid layer for added wind-resistance. The perfect mid layer for on land and on the water! A durable top serving as a dual purpose sweater/jacket due to its windproof and shower-resistant qualities. by Rooster Posted 17 Jan 15:41 GMT 12th Monaco Optimist Team Race overall 12th Monaco Optimist Team Race overall The regatta has been a reference for international sailors in this discipline since 2010 They did it - after their victory in 2020, the American national team clinched another win at the 12th Monaco Optimist Team Race that saw 60 young sailors out on the water from 15 nations. by Isabelle Andrieux Posted 17 Jan 15:28 GMT Comanche's RORC Transatlantic Race video Comanche's RORC Transatlantic Race video After seting a new race record for the 3,000nm race from Lanzarote to Grenada The 30.48m (100ft) VPLP Design/Verdier Maxi Comanche, skippered by Mitch Booth, took Monohull Line Honours in the 2022 RORC Transatlantic Race, winning the magnificent IMA Trophy. by Louay Habib Posted 17 Jan 12:17 GMT Bough Beech SC's Open Icicle Series day 3 Bough Beech SC's Open Icicle Series day 3 Light and variable westerly makes the racing tricky After a boisterous opening to the Icicle, we have had two, mostly fine Sundays of light and variable westerlies which, because of the orientation of Bough Beech reservoir, is trickier for race teams and competitors alike. by Nick Marden Posted 17 Jan 11:13 GMT Bembridge Illusion January Jacket 2022 Bembridge Illusion January Jacket 2022 High turnout despite the light to non-existent wind Saturday was set up, thanks to Olly Laughton-Scott and Graham Sunderland, as a 'coached' racing day with Graham kindly offering the benefits of his wide ranging racing experience to everyone who could make the early start. by Mike Samuelson Posted 17 Jan 11:03 GMT At the front of the fleet. At the front of the fleet. Handy position to be in. no matter whether it is icy pole sticks in a drain, or ocean racers at sea. Handy position to be in, no matter whether it is icy pole sticks in a drain, or Grand Prix boats out in the big blue. Since my last ditty, I noticed that three podiums in the one race were all powered by North Sails... by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 16 Jan 21:00 GMT Comanche sets RORC Transatlantic Race record Comanche sets RORC Transatlantic Race record Winning the magnificent IMA Trophy The 30.48m (100ft) VPLP Design/Verdier Maxi Comanche, skippered by Mitch Booth, has taken Monohull Line Honours in the 2022 RORC Transatlantic Race, winning the magnificent IMA Trophy. by Louay Habib Posted 16 Jan 19:57 GMT Meet Henri-Lloyd's New Ambassador Meet Henri-Lloyd's New Ambassador Mitch Tonks shares a mutual passion for preserving our oceans Proud to introduce their new ambassador & pioneer of sustainably sourced British seafood, Mitch Tonks. Founder & CEO of seafood restaurant group, Rockfish, Co-Founder of the Devon Environment Foundation & UK Ambassador for the Marine Stewardship Council. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 16 Jan 12:00 GMT
Find the ultimate accessory to give you the edgeDon't forget to protect your extremities with Musto's premium range of hats, gloves and socks, designed to support you on any adventure.Interview with Marine Resources CEO and FounderThe marine industry has boomed since the pandemic as more people discover the benefits of being out on the water, leading to dramatic shift in the jobs market.RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show talks and speakersBringing some warmth to the depth of February, on-the-water fans won't want to miss the 2022 RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show (26-27 February 2022) presented by Suzuki, which is heading to Farnborough International for the first time this February.At the front of the fleet.Handy position to be in, no matter whether it is icy pole sticks in a drain, or Grand Prix boats out in the big blue. Since my last ditty, I noticed that three podiums in the one race were all powered by North Sails...Winter favourites the Zhik Team rely onMade from 100% recycled polyester fibres, the Full Zip Fleece jacket is a must have mid-layer for all Dee Caffari's sailing and outdoor activities.America's Cup U-turn, 16ft Skiffs shineAmerica's Cup land never fails to deliver on drama, and the past week saw plenty of it as American Magic confirmed their intention to compete in the 37th America's Cup (AC37), representing the New York Yacht Club (NYYC).Herni-Lloyd Organic Fisherman Crew KnitA contemporary interpretation of a true classic, our New Fisherman Knit is made using 100% organic cotton and features a salt washed look to feel like an old favourite from first wear.The Twelve Days of FiveO ChristmasThe 5o5 class grabbed the media spotlight with the '12 days of 5o5 Christmas'. The premise was simple, for instead of calling birds, pipers a piping and French hens, there were twelve superb Christophe Favreau photographs.Seldén's new dinghy deck hardware makes UK debutThe show, at its new Farnborough International venue, will be the first time that Seldén's new manual ratchet and soft attachment blocks have been showcased at a physical show since their introduction last year.Sterling effort.Singling out the Two-Handers in the Hobart is in no way belittling any of the 50 crews who made it through the first night in the washing machine.Jack Fenwick joins RS SailingIt's been a few weeks since I started working for RS Sailing and six years since I joined the RYA before that. Not believing in taking time off between roles, I had 14 hours between jobs before diving straight into the new position.Life through a lensWe spend much of our time on our smartphones, snapping away photos at this, that, and everything, and increasingly our phone cameras are giving us tips about suggested focus points and camera modes.2021: The Data Is InEvery year the push towards data-driven performance enhancement rolls on. More sailors get dialled-in to more data inputs, and the gap widens between those adopting smarter race tactics & training practises and those left behind.Arrested developmentLet's start with a little Christmas Quiz and play spot the odd one out. Numerically, the Merlin Rockets are our most successful development class, but in this classic shot from a crowded Salcombe, can you recognise the one boat that ISN'T a Winder?New Innovative Rooster Tech SweaterHooded full zip sweater with TPU bonded mid layer for added wind-resistance. The perfect mid layer for on land and on the water! A durable top serving as a dual purpose sweater/jacket due to its windproof and shower-resistant qualities.The Top 10 Sailing Stories of 2021 - The Top FiveIt's the second and final part of Mark Jardine and Andy Rice's annual round-up of the 10 most read stories from 2021 on Mark's websites, YachtsandYachting.com and Sail-World.com.