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Final 2019 Euro Cup event comes to the UK Final 2019 Euro Cup event comes to the UK Racing set to be held in Hayling Bay Hayling Island Sailing Club has a long involvement with the 505 class having hosted many Eurocup Events, 505 Nationals and the 505 World Championships twice. by Michael Quirk Posted 19 Aug 17:02 BST Hamilton Island Race Week day 2 Hamilton Island Race Week day 2 Day two was the classic calm before the storm Trade winds lightened throughout the afternoon of Monday August 19, the morning 10 knot sou'easter fading to 6-7 knots for the some of the Hamilton Island Class cruiser-racers which struggled to the finish line. by Lisa Ratcliff Posted 19 Aug 15:41 BST Ullswater Ultimate Ullswater Ultimate Inaugural event delivers ultimate challenge on a windy weekend Ullswater Yacht Club's 'ultimate' racing weekend on August 17 and 18, the last qualifying event in the Great British Challenge series, was a wild and windy success. by Sue Giles Posted 19 Aug 15:33 BST 2019 Pyefleet Week overall 2019 Pyefleet Week overall Strong winds and spectacular sailing for final races Pyefleet Week 2019 went out with a roar as competitors faced two final days of strong winds and spectacular fast sailing. Sadly the conditions meant that only three of the planned five races could be completed for Red Group. by Fiona Brown Posted 19 Aug 15:15 BST Finn fleet at Ready Steady Tokyo day 3 Finn fleet at Ready Steady Tokyo day 3 Andy Maloney strikes back, but Zsombor Berecz is back in front Zsombor Berecz, from Hungary, is back in front in the Finn fleet at the Ready Steady Tokyo Olympic Test Event in Enoshoma, Japan. He now has a nine point advantage over Giles Scott, from Britain, with Nicholas Heiner another five points behind Scott. by Robert Deaves Posted 19 Aug 14:21 BST Rooster Mirror National Championships Rooster Mirror National Championships Chris and Daisy Fuller keep hold of the trophy 33 boats including the reigning National Champions Chris & Daisy Fuller, ex-World champion Chris Balding and a two times ex-National Champion Dave Wade, gathered at Poole YC for the Rooster UK Mirror Nationals from 11th to 14th August. by Martin Egan Posted 19 Aug 14:10 BST Ready Steady Tokyo day 3 Ready Steady Tokyo day 3 Enoshima winds proving difficult to predict As Ready Steady Tokyo - Sailing, the official test event for Tokyo 2020, reaches its mid-way point, it's fair to say that all 353 athletes here have been put through their paces so far. by Liz Owen, World Sailing Posted 19 Aug 14:05 BST Royal Lymington Junior Regatta Royal Lymington Junior Regatta Many fully paid-up members of the 20+ knots Club This year's Royal Lymington Yacht Club (RLymYC) Junior Regatta certainly had its moments as the strong winds and choppy conditions called for last minute course changes across all four fleets. by Vicky Leen Posted 19 Aug 13:19 BST See the Caribbean, differently with Sunsail See the Caribbean, differently with Sunsail Explore the deserted coves and lush rain forests of Antigua Explore the deserted coves and lush rain forests of Antigua. Loved by sailors, for its steady trade winds, safe harbours and beauty, choose to sail the calmer Caribbean Sea, or head North East for the wilder, more challenging Atlantic ocean. by Sunsail Posted 19 Aug 12:00 BST 63rd Shearwater Nationals day 2 63rd Shearwater Nationals day 2 Capsizing in 25 knots is OK, but not in 5 knots A new day brings new opportunities for the Shearwater fleet at Brightlingsea Sailing Club; the breeze was down and the sun was shining. by Sam Vaughan Posted 19 Aug 11:41 BST British Sailing Team at Ready Steady Tokyo day 3 British Sailing Team at Ready Steady Tokyo day 3 Brits climb on unpredictable day Big variation in ENE breeze, between 6-17 knots. Race win and two seconds moves John Gimson and Anna Burnet into second in the Nacra 17. Ben Saxton and Nikki Boniface in fifth. by British Sailing Team Posted 19 Aug 11:10 BST Contenders at Weston Contenders at Weston Fleet stretch their legs in the breeze after a light wind World Championship With a fairly windy forecast for the weekend, 19 sailors descended on Weston Sailing Club. After a recent light wind World Championship, the fleet was looking forward to straightening their legs and enjoying the conditions. by Graeme Willcox Posted 19 Aug 08:46 BST Bojangles at the Menai Strait Regattas Bojangles at the Menai Strait Regattas Looking for logic Hello all from Bojangles, the International Contender 2523, reporting on the past fortnight's adventures at the Menai Strait Regattas. by Liz Potter, Bojangles 2523 Posted 19 Aug 07:10 BST Ajax class at Falmouth Week 2019 Ajax class at Falmouth Week 2019 An incredibly testing week with big breeze and unstable winds An incredibly testing week with big breeze and unstable winds meaning very hard work for helms and crews alike. by John Howard Posted 19 Aug 06:33 BST Spouses Trophy, Cartwright Prize and Bullin Cup Spouses Trophy, Cartwright Prize and Bullin Cup A windy three days for the Bembridge One Designs While the Redwings have been at Cowes (and many congratulations to Quail, helmed by Ed Peel & Jockey Wilson who not only won the white group, but with 5 wins, was the most prolific winner overall), the One-Designs were racing at Bembridge. by Mike Samuelson Posted 19 Aug 06:19 BST Bournemouth Digital Poole Week 2019 day 1 Bournemouth Digital Poole Week 2019 day 1 Breeze on! The first day of Poole Week 2019, sponsored by Bournemouth Digital and supported by Zhik and Hall & Woodhouse, was definitely one for sailors who like a breeze. by David Harding Posted 19 Aug 05:56 BST Make your yachting dreams a reality Make your yachting dreams a reality By joining Sunsail Ownership or The Moorings Yacht Ownership Programme With new fleet options and over 20 destinations to choose from, make your yachting dreams a reality at the Southampton International Boat Show by joining Sunsail Ownership or The Moorings Yacht Ownership Programme. by Liberty Ash Posted 18 Aug 19:45 BST Irish Sailing Pathfinder Women at the Helm Regatta Irish Sailing Pathfinder Women at the Helm Regatta Sligo Yacht Club wins All Women Team prize at inaugural event Sligo Yacht Club wins All Women Team prize at the inaugural Irish Sailing Pathfinder Women at the Helm Regatta. 61 boats entered with over 200 people taking part in the unique event where all boats had to have female helms. by Treasa Cox, Irish Sailing Posted 18 Aug 19:39 BST A passion for oceans: New book by Vicky Song A passion for oceans: New book by Vicky Song The launch of a book by a former Clipper Race Crew member This week sees the launch of a book by a former Clipper Race Crew member, telling the story of how the global event gave them the thirst for adventure and personal discovery. by Clipper Round the World Posted 18 Aug 19:30 BST Aspire Merlin Rocket Nationals at Looe day 1 Aspire Merlin Rocket Nationals at Looe day 1 Great sea sailing with a full social programme at a picturesque venue For their 2019 National Championships the Merlin Rocket's have returned to one of their most popular venues, picturesque Looe on the south Cornwall coast. by Tim Fells Posted 18 Aug 18:57 BST Autumn Events at Shustoke Sailing Club Autumn Events at Shustoke Sailing Club A busy few months of open events ahead The autumn weather seems upon us already and Shustoke Sailing Club has a busy few months of open events ahead, welcoming old and new fleets to our waters... by Zara Turtle Posted 18 Aug 15:16 BST Remembering Ted Heath's Sydney to Hobart victory Remembering Ted Heath's Sydney to Hobart victory Anniversary celebrations and exhibition in Wiltshire on 5 September In 1969, as Leader of the Opposition, Edward Heath sailed his first "Morning Cloud" yacht over the finishing line at Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania, to win the famous Sydney to Hobart Race. Including Heath at the helm, the boat had a crew of six. by David Felton Posted 18 Aug 13:49 BST Ready Steady Tokyo day 2 Ready Steady Tokyo day 2 Contrasting conditions test sailors Compared to yesterday's strong breeze and big waves, conditions today were quite different and required sailors to adapt in order to maintain consistency. by Liz Owen, World Sailing Posted 18 Aug 12:43 BST Finn fleet at Ready Steady Tokyo day 2 Finn fleet at Ready Steady Tokyo day 2 Jorge Zarif wins only race, but Giles Scott leads Finns Olympic champion, Giles Scott, from Britain has taken the lead at the Olympic Test Event - Ready Steady Tokyo - after only one race was possible on the second day of competition due to light winds. by Robert Deaves Posted 18 Aug 12:36 BST British Sailing Team at Ready Steady Tokyo day 2 British Sailing Team at Ready Steady Tokyo day 2 Brits top Finn and 49erFX fleets Reduced racing schedule in Enoshima, Japan, as wind conditions too unstable. Very hot and humid day with breeze from the east that shifted SW, 6-9 knots. by British Sailing Team Posted 18 Aug 12:24 BST Hamilton Island Race Week day 1 Hamilton Island Race Week day 1 All divisions completed round-the-island courses in patchy light sou'east breezes Two hundred and thirty-four crews enjoyed a gentle entrée to racing in the annual Whitsundays series, light trade winds and winter sunshine bathing the second largest Hamilton Island Race Week fleet in event history. by Lisa Ratcliff Posted 18 Aug 10:16 BST Larks at the Salcombe Yacht Club Annual Regatta Larks at the Salcombe Yacht Club Annual Regatta Fleet includes five previous National Champions A fabulous fleet of eleven Larks (including five past Lark National Champions) arrived in Salcombe for the Salcombe Gin Regatta to be greeted by sunshine and 40-50 knots of breeze. by Eluned Stewart Posted 18 Aug 07:55 BST 2019 SSAB ORC European Championship overall 2019 SSAB ORC European Championship overall New champions crowned in the three classes The final day's two final races sailed in 12-17 knot conditions at the SSAB ORC European Championship 2019 have produced three new teams crowned as champions in Classes A, B and C. by ORC Media Posted 18 Aug 04:35 BST Viper 640 Worlds at Alamitos Bay YC preview Viper 640 Worlds at Alamitos Bay YC preview 50 Vipers are expected to be on the starting line Alamitos Bay Yacht Club (Long Beach, CA) will be hosting the 2019 Viper 640 World Championship powered by Goslings from August 17-24, 2019. by Edward R. Padin Posted 18 Aug 02:46 BST America's Cup: American Magic's AC75 moves to base America's Cup: American Magic's AC75 moves to base NYYC's American Magic's first AC75 has moved from the team's build facility in Bristol to Newport New York Yacht Club American Magic's first AC75 has moved from the team's build facility in Bristol, Rhode Island by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com Posted 18 Aug 01:23 BST Hansa TT Series at Waveney & Oulton Broad Hansa TT Series at Waveney & Oulton Broad Police activity holds up racing The forecast wasn't overly promising with rain and increasing winds, but 15 boats took to the water. However the first race postponement had nothing to do with the weather as the police had closed the broad due to a search being carried out. by Jon Blankley Posted 17 Aug 22:09 BST Youth Match Racing Worlds overall Youth Match Racing Worlds overall No wind on final day Knowing the forecast promised a dead calm, the YMRWC 2019 Race committee was hoping to see a wind on the water of the Verkh-Isetsky pond this early morning, as it was on the 16th of August. by Natalia Saltanova Posted 17 Aug 20:32 BST Strong British start to Ready Steady Tokyo day 1 Strong British start to Ready Steady Tokyo day 1 Two race wins for Charlotte Dobson and Saskia Tidey in 49erFX Confident starts from both British Nacra 17 pairs - Ben Saxton and Nikki Boniface are third, John Gimson and Anna Burnet are sixth. by British Sailing Team Posted 17 Aug 20:11 BST Mersea Week 2019 Mersea Week 2019 46th edition held in pretty tough conditions on the River Blackwater estuary The 46th annual Mersea Week finished on Friday 16th August, and like most sailing around the country, the racing was held in pretty tough conditions - quite a contrast to the sunshine and sea breezes enjoyed by competitors last year. by Julian Lord Posted 17 Aug 19:32 BST 63rd Shearwater Nationals day 1 63rd Shearwater Nationals day 1 One transom lost before the first gun fired The 63rd Shearwater Nationals kicked off in spectacular style at Brightlingsea Sailing Club, one of the natural homes to catamaran racing. The sailors are in anticipation for an exciting and excellent four days of racing. by Sam Vaughan Posted 17 Aug 18:31 BST Women Dragon Crew Tops Cowes Week Women Dragon Crew Tops Cowes Week 'Aimee' wins in testing conditions on the Solent Cowes Week 2019 saw a full barrage of Autumnal weather conditions batter the island. This resulted in the first two days of racing being cancelled for many of the fleets and classes. by Emma York Posted 17 Aug 18:16 BST Cowes Week 2019 day 8 Cowes Week 2019 day 8 The final day's racing is for the Cowes Town Regatta The historic and prestigious trophies available include the George Oliver Challenge Cup, Royal Cowes Town Regatta Challenge Cup, Sir Godfrey Baring Bowl and Culpan Challenge Cup. by Rupert Holmes / CWL Posted 17 Aug 17:41 BST TridentUK's BEST Summer Sellers! TridentUK's BEST Summer Sellers! Take a peek at some of the products which have been flying off the shelves Take a peek at some of the products which have been flying off the shelves at TridentUK. There's a diverse range there including puncture-proof trolley wheels, wind vanes, clothes and watches. by TridentUK Posted 17 Aug 17:00 BST Youth Match Racing Worlds day 4 Youth Match Racing Worlds day 4 Each flight is worth its weight in gold The fourth day of the racing started with a dead calm but in the afternoon a light breeze started cutting the aquatory of the Verkh-Isetsky pond where the Youth Match Racing World Championship takes place, and later wavelets covered it in full. by Natalia Saltanova Posted 17 Aug 16:19 BST New dates for two Antigua regattas in 2020 New dates for two Antigua regattas in 2020 More than enough going on for all types of yacht throughout the year The Antigua Yacht Racing Calendar is purportedly one of the most all-encompassing, challenging and competitive on the Caribbean Yacht Racing circuit. by Antigua and Barbuda Marine Association Posted 17 Aug 16:01 BST Long Distance Race at Abersoch Long Distance Race at Abersoch Course spanning the St Tudwals Islands to Llanbedrog head Despite a difficult westerly offshore breeze, OOD Andy Teague set an exciting course spanning from the St Tudwals Islands to Llanbedrog head, incorporating plenty of exciting reaches much to the excitement of the ten starters. by Ian Middleton Posted 17 Aug 14:43 BST RS Elite Tri-Handled Trophy Trophy RS Elite Tri-Handled Trophy Trophy For the first RS Elite in Cowes Week overall RS Elite Association chairman Paul Fisk has made a clean sweep of trophies in the RS Elite class in Cowes Week this year, winning the new Chairman's Flute for the first four days and the Tri-Handled Trophy for the first RS Elite in Cowes Week overall. by Alasdair McLeod Posted 17 Aug 14:15 BST Ready Steady Tokyo day 1 Ready Steady Tokyo day 1 Enoshima experience paying off already The official test event of Tokyo 2020, Ready Steady Tokyo - Sailing, got under way today with the first day of racing. The 363 sailors from 47 nations were met with strong winds and big waves in Enoshima, an ideal way to start six days of competition. by Liz Owen, World Sailing Posted 17 Aug 13:51 BST Draycote Water Bank Holiday Pursuit Race Draycote Water Bank Holiday Pursuit Race The club invites visitors to take part The fourth race in Draycote Water Sailing Club's Pursuit Race 2019 series will again be open to visitors from other clubs and takes place on the next Bank Holiday on Monday 26th August. by Ian Macwhinnie Posted 17 Aug 13:21 BST B&G to showcase latest marine electronics B&G to showcase latest marine electronics Southampton Boat Show to feature products for racing New products include the V60-B mid-level VHF radio, the first B&G VHF radio with the capability to send and receive AIS position data, and the WS700 a new vertical wind sensor designed for race yachts and larger cruising yachts. by Dulcie Allen Posted 17 Aug 12:00 BST Finn fleet at Ready Steady Tokyo day 1 Finn fleet at Ready Steady Tokyo day 1 Zsombor Berecz hold leads after epic opening day World champion, Zsombor Berecz, from Hungary, hold the lead after the epic opening day of the Olympic test event - Ready Steady Tokyo - in Enoshima, Japan. Nicholas Heiner, from The Netherlands is second. Giles Scott, from Britain, is third. by Robert Deaves Posted 17 Aug 11:57 BST Garda to host 2020 49er/FX/Nacra 17 Europeans Garda to host 2020 49er/FX/Nacra 17 Europeans The classes return to Garda for the first time since 2012 2020 European Championship for 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 will be jointly held by Fraglia Vela Malcesine and Fraglia Vela Riva on Lake Garda! The best mix of sailing will return to one of the World's most iconic sailing locations. by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 17 Aug 11:14 BST Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy is back Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy is back Some of the most handsome boats will gather once more Feels like yesterday when the Swiss Club launched the idea of an event dedicated to boats one hundred years and more of age, but the Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy will celebrate its ninth anniversary this year in Saint-Tropez. by Gstaad Yacht Club Posted 17 Aug 10:35 BST
See the Caribbean, differently with SunsailExplore the deserted coves and lush rain forests of Antigua. Loved by sailors, for its steady trade winds, safe harbours and beauty, choose to sail the calmer Caribbean Sea, or head North East for the wilder, more challenging Atlantic ocean.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.Make your yachting dreams a realityWith new fleet options and over 20 destinations to choose from, make your yachting dreams a reality at the Southampton International Boat Show by joining Sunsail Ownership or The Moorings Yacht Ownership Programme.We speak to Vaikobi founder Pat LangleyWe spoke to Pat Langley of Vaikobi, the performance clothing company which started off by designing and manufacturing kit for the ocean paddle sport market, more recently branching into sailing apparel.TridentUK's BEST Summer Sellers!Take a peek at some of the products which have been flying off the shelves at TridentUK. There's a diverse range there including puncture-proof trolley wheels, wind vanes, clothes and watches.Well I'll be…When their infighting took hold, you had to think the Laser was going to have more than an uphill battle to be in the Paris 2024 Games. In what is clearly good news for Australia, the equipment is set to remain...B&G to showcase latest marine electronicsNew products include the V60-B mid-level VHF radio, the first B&G VHF radio with the capability to send and receive AIS position data, and the WS700 a new vertical wind sensor designed for race yachts and larger cruising yachts.Make 2019 count! TravelSo one thing us sailors love is to travel - open meetings, regattas, even the club we belong to might not be on our doorstep. How can we continue to enjoy our sport but make our participation more sustainable at the same time?Get your MS Amlin Seamanship Award nomination inYour chance to enter the MS Amlin Seamanship Award 2019 closes at midnight on Tuesday 20th August.Where's Wally?I do not know, and I was just considering that he might actually be easier to find… At any rate, the real question at hand here, is where are the SuperFoilers? The SuperFoilers got off and flying magnificently, albeit with the help of a few JATO bottles..Learn something new this summerDiscover our beautiful beach clubs in the Greek islands and try lots of activities: Take part in our daily beach fitness classes, join our guided bike rides or earn yourself a new RYA sailing or windsurfing qualification; it's all inclusive.More good oilSo we had The Good Oil just a couple of weeks back. This week we have more really good oil, and this time it comes from SailGP's Team Japan supremo, Nathan Outteridge. So then let's just read what the skiff and foiling legend has to say...Extra 10% Off MUSTO BR1 & BR2A minimum of 10% off on all Musto products this Weekend at CoastWaterSports - the ultimate destination for sailing and training gear.Please meet, Mr. TackingThis amazing little fellow is an absolute trooper. He's also completely inspirational. I am minding him, and he is totally blind due to his diseased eyes being removed a while back. I've taken to calling him Mr Tacking, as he is a natural sailorUnbeatable Yachting Offers from P&BLet's face it, inshore and offshore yachting can be an expensive hobby, what with mooring fees, insurance costs and club memberships. P&B have put together some great discounts on clothing, footwear and accessories from some of your favourite brands.What's the formula at Salcombe Gin Merlin Week?Salcombe Gin Merlin Week is unique in the dinghy sailing calendar and wildly successful with it. Capped at 120 boats, the event is always over-subscribed with in excess of 180 teams applying for a place.