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The one before the big one The one before the big one At the end of the 70s the Bond camp was starting to show what attending the Cup for a decade... At the end of the 70s the Bond camp was starting to show what attending the America's Cup for a decade could do from a design and team angle. The boat that really stepped them up a rung was KA-5, the 12 Metre known simply as, Australia. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 13 Oct 22:00 BST 41st J/24 Worlds attracts twenty nations to Miami 41st J/24 Worlds attracts twenty nations to Miami Five days of racing on the spectacular Biscayne Bay Forty-two years after the first J/24 was built in Rod Johnstone's garage, the Class will attract 81 boats from 20 countries to Miami, Florida for the 2019 J/24 World Championship. by Julie & Christopher Howell Posted 13 Oct 21:11 BST Endeavour Trophy 2019 overall Endeavour Trophy 2019 overall Saxton and Lewis reign supreme Ben Saxton and Toby Lewis fought back in today's breezy conditions to secure the overall win of the Investec-sponsored Endeavour Trophy, for the sixth time and a record fifth time in a row, writes Sue Pelling. by Sue Pelling Posted 13 Oct 20:53 BST 2019 China International Women's Match Race day 2 2019 China International Women's Match Race day 2 Shifty conditions on Dishui Lake in Shanghai The tricky conditions put high pressure on the teams and the racing showed that good tactical decisions could make a huge difference. The matches were tight with many lead changes in the first flights of the day. by WIM Series Posted 13 Oct 15:35 BST From Pirates to World Champions - Parents are Key From Pirates to World Champions - Parents are Key Great lessons to learn from Port Dinorwic SC Getting parents involved in sailing was the starting point for a journey which started as club recreation and ended with a world champion. RYA Cymru Wales is supporting the NSPCC Parents in Sport Week. by Hamish Stuart Posted 13 Oct 12:48 BST 18ft Skiff Spring Championship Race 1 18ft Skiff Spring Championship Race 1 The Noakesailing team come from behind over the final lap The Noakesailing team of Sean Langman, Ed Powys and Nathan Edwards had to come from behind over the final lap of the course to grab a narrow victory in Race 1 of the Australian 18 Footers League's Spring Championship on Sydney Harbour today. by Frank Quealey Posted 13 Oct 11:05 BST The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 28 The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 28 Thunderstorms and lightning As Race 2: The Commodore's Cup to Punta del Este, Uruguay, continues, huge squalls brought powerful wind, driving rain, hail, thunderstorms, and put on a spectacular lightning show for the Clipper Race fleet on the twenty-eighth day of racing. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 13 Oct 10:31 BST 2019 FAST40+ Race Circuit Round 6 day 1 2019 FAST40+ Race Circuit Round 6 day 1 Season on a knife edge The final regatta of the 2019 FAST40+ Season eventually got under way with two windward leeward races in the Solent in super-light conditions. The pewter grey conditions did not dull the racing one iota with close battles right through the fleet. by Louay Habib Posted 13 Oct 06:16 BST Melges 24 World Championship overall Melges 24 World Championship overall Italy takes it all again: Maidollis and Taki 4 are the new Melges 24 World Champions The history of the Melges 24 Class repeats itself: after the successful World Championship of Helsinki in 2017, the Italian crews onboard Maidollis and Taki 4 (Corinthian) are again the Melges 24 World Champions. by International Melges 24 Class Association Posted 13 Oct 05:25 BST 2019 China International Women's Match Race day 1 2019 China International Women's Match Race day 1 Racing kicks off in perfect conditions in Shanghai The first day of racing at China International Women's Match Race at Dishui Lake took off in perfect sailing conditions. With a steady breeze at 12 knots and gusts up to 16 knots. by WIM Series Posted 13 Oct 03:22 BST Mini-Transat La Boulangère day 8 Mini-Transat La Boulangère day 8 High pressure, high intrigue! We are about to witness the denouement of this first leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère. It's a tense finale with a very light breeze, that fades away to nothing at times on the outskirts of the Canaries. by Aurélie Bargat Posted 12 Oct 23:51 BST Endeavour Trophy 2019 day 1 Endeavour Trophy 2019 day 1 Patience and Henderson take overnight Royal Corinthian YC, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex (12 October, 2019): Olympian Luke Patience, and Mary Henderson (470) stole the show on the opening day of the Investec-sponsored Endeavour Trophy, with three wins in the bag writes Sue Pelling. by Sue Pelling Posted 12 Oct 23:06 BST America's Cup: Four AC75's compared America's Cup: Four AC75's compared After 18 months of heavy secrecy shrouding anything to do with the AC75s the wraps are now off After 18 months of heavy secrecy shrouding anything to do with the AC75s, the 75 foot foiling monohull is quickly becoming an open affair with two new boats unveiled last week less than 48 hours apart. by America's Cup Media Posted 12 Oct 22:57 BST Young North Wales sailors gets her own boat Young North Wales sailors gets her own boat Bethany Doga started sailing at the age of 10 at an All-Afloat project in Colwyn Bay A young North Wales sailor has gone from a taster session run by the All Afloat charity to becoming part of the RYA Cymru Wales performance squads and being presented with her own boat. by RYA Cymru-Wales Posted 12 Oct 16:03 BST RYA Dinghy Show 2020 tickets on sale now RYA Dinghy Show 2020 tickets on sale now The 2020 show theme is 'a world of opportunity' Tickets are now on sale for the RYA Dinghy Show in association with Yachts & Yachting which returns to Alexandra Palace, London on the weekend of 29 February-01 March. by Susie NationGrainger, RYA Posted 12 Oct 15:00 BST Streaker Class Developments Streaker Class Developments Carbon Boom approved Streakers for many years have been a progressive one design class, the Streaker Class members happy to adopt small changes to class rules to improve the Streaker design and members enjoyment of an exciting dinghy. by Streaker Class Owners Association Posted 12 Oct 14:30 BST 10% to 26% off Drysuits at CoastWaterSports 10% to 26% off Drysuits at CoastWaterSports Free delivery and some free undersuits Gul Code Zero Stretch U-Zip Drysuit 2019 (with free thermal suit) combines durability and comfort alone with the essentials. The Typhoon Max B Drysuit has a convenience zip and includes an undersuit. by CoastWaterSports Posted 12 Oct 12:00 BST Ysbrand joins Pip Hare for Transat Jacques Vabre Ysbrand joins Pip Hare for Transat Jacques Vabre An important qualifying stage for Pip's bid to compete in the 2020-2021 Vendée Globe With thousands of miles on his CV, Ysbrand has sailed a huge range of yachts from Mini 6.50s to Volvo 70s, and is no stranger to single- and double-handed racing. by David Pugh Posted 12 Oct 11:23 BST The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 27 The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 27 Qingdao celebrates in Punta del Este Qingdao is on top of the overall Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race standings after finishing first in the race across the Atlantic Ocean to Punta del Este in Uruguay. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 12 Oct 10:35 BST 2020 International 505 Worlds to be held in Sweden 2020 International 505 Worlds to be held in Sweden Location and dates announced by the Class Association Torekov is located on the west coast, in the southern part of Sweden. Torekov is a popular summer resort, sandy beaches, great sailing and a village full of different activities. The wider Båstad municipality has 15 000 permanent inhabitants. by Michael Quirk Posted 12 Oct 10:03 BST Bekking sets sights on 9th campaign with Childhood Bekking sets sights on 9th campaign with Childhood A veteran team has come together to launch a Swedish campaign in the VO65 class Bouwe Bekking, an eight-time veteran of The Ocean Race, has announced a new project with an eye on competing in the 2021-22 edition of the Race. by The Ocean Race Posted 12 Oct 07:26 BST Endeavour Trophy 'tickets' sold out Endeavour Trophy 'tickets' sold out Annual champion of champions race over-subscribed So popular is this weekend's Investec-sponsored Endeavour Trophy (11-13 October), there is now a waiting list to take part writes Sue Pelling. by Sue Pelling Posted 12 Oct 06:36 BST Chinese take line honours into Punta Del Este Chinese take line honours into Punta Del Este In Race 2 of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Visit Sanya, China and Qingdao teams, raced by everyday people from all walks of life, lead the way into Punta del Este, Uruguay, after almost a month at sea. by Sarah Lacey Posted 12 Oct 06:15 BST 2019 China International Women's Match Race 2019 China International Women's Match Race Inaugural event is the final event of the 2019 WIM Series On 11-16th October 2019, the inaugural 2019 China International Women's Match Race, the final event of the 2019 WIM Series, will be held in Shanghai on the Dishui Lake. by WIM Series Posted 12 Oct 06:13 BST Dragon 90th Anniversary Regatta overall Dragon 90th Anniversary Regatta overall Denmark's Jens Christensen, Anders Bagger and Thomas Schmidt are declared Champions The regatta concluded in spectacular style with two glorious final races in an 8-10 knot sea breeze and a prize giving party that matched both the Dragon and the Yacht Club Sanremo's renowned reputations for warm hospitality and exceptional camaraderie. by Fiona Brown Posted 11 Oct 22:05 BST Mini-Transat La Boulangère day 7 Mini-Transat La Boulangère day 7 Less than two days till the verdict! The leaders have passed the latitude of Madeira this evening. Though they can almost glimpse the finish of this first leg to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the end of the course promises to be a bit of a struggle in light airs. by Aurélie Bargat Posted 11 Oct 21:04 BST Melges 24 World Championship day 4 Melges 24 World Championship day 4 Two more races held ahead of the final day The weather conditions on the race course of Villasimius continue to change and, with a light breeze and a well-formed wave, the Melges 24 fleet completes two other races that contribute to define the ranking for tomorrow's grand finale. by International Melges 24 Class Association Posted 11 Oct 20:17 BST Crewsaver SALE! Crewsaver SALE! Drysuits, Boots, Buoyancy Aids, Gloves and more at TridentUK Save on Crewsaver Drysuits, Boots, Buoyancy Aids, Gloves and more in the TridentUK Sale! by TridentUK Posted 11 Oct 19:41 BST Livestreaming 18ft Skiff Racing on Sydney Harbour Livestreaming 18ft Skiff Racing on Sydney Harbour Viewers around the world taken up close to the racing Livestreaming of 18ft Skiff Racing on Sydney Harbour reached a new high during the 2018-2019 Australian Season when the talented video team produced sensational coverage of all local club events and every race of the JJ Giltinan (world) Championship. by Frank Quealey Posted 11 Oct 19:17 BST Olympia Tigress all set for Rolex Middle Sea Race Olympia Tigress all set for Rolex Middle Sea Race Susan Glenny to take part in the 40th edition with a diverse, mixed gender, international crew Olympia's Tigress is a regular competitor at many of the Northern Hemisphere 600 offshore races claiming a third in class in the 2018 Caribbean 600 and was recently the overall winner of the Ed Wheelan Celebration Trophy at this years Cowes Week. by Rachel Fallon-Langdon Posted 11 Oct 19:15 BST Insight into Clipper Race Atlantic crossing Insight into Clipper Race Atlantic crossing The finish of Race 2 is set to be a thriller After 5,196 nautical miles and 26 days of racing, Qingdao and Visit Sanya, China are neck-and-neck in the final approach to Yacht Club Punta del Este. by Morgan Kasmarik Posted 11 Oct 18:30 BST WASZP training at Carsington WASZP training at Carsington Two very different days spent improving skills So with the tail end of a hurricane approaching it seemed like the weekend would be wet and windy ahead of arrival. Five WASZPS pitched up to find beautiful sunshine and light winds with a few gusts that were just enough to get on the foils. by Max Todd Posted 11 Oct 18:15 BST Beach Club Early Booking Offers Extended Beach Club Early Booking Offers Extended New flotilla routes with Ocean Elements Save £100 per person on your Summer Beach Club holiday AND another £49pp on the cost of our room supplements! It's never too early to start thinking about your Summer 2020 Beach Club if you want to make some great savings! by Ocean Elements Posted 11 Oct 17:00 BST 25th Squib Inland Championships 25th Squib Inland Championships Dave Jones and Mark Hogan win at Rutland The 25th Squib Inlands were even more closely contested than usual this year. The 31 boat fleet was confronted with a very patchy and shifty 3-7 knot breeze from the south east on Saturday resulting in many place changes. by Nigel Grogan Posted 11 Oct 16:14 BST Phantoms at Salcomber preview Phantoms at Salcomber preview Optimum Time Southern Travellers Series finale It's now a little over a week until the final event of the 2019 Optimum Time Phantom Southern Travellers Series at Salcombe YC. This is the second year Salcombe Yacht Club have hosted a traveller's event and this year we are sharing with the Solos. by Richard Cumberbatch Posted 11 Oct 15:13 BST Contender open meeting at Netley Contender open meeting at Netley With half the fleet camping in the field there was a recipe for disaster 16 Contenders travelled to Netley SC despite a forecast of calms on Saturday and storms on Sunday. It was indeed a weekend of two halves and the forecasters were pretty accurate. by Mike Murley Posted 11 Oct 14:34 BST The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 26 The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 26 Finish line within grasp of leaders After 26 days and over 5,000 nautical miles of racing, the winner of Race 2: The Commodore's Cup to Punta del Este, Uruguay, is expected to be decided today. But who will the winner be, Qingdao or Visit Sanya, China? by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 11 Oct 13:53 BST Royal Thames YC President's Cup Royal Thames YC President's Cup One team stood out throughout the day taking eight first places Six teams turned out on Sunday 6th October for the President's Cup, the Royal Thames Yacht Club's invitational event for the young member and academy teams of other yacht clubs. by Ed Bayliss Posted 11 Oct 13:09 BST Thermalite season is fast approaching! Thermalite season is fast approaching! Lennon Racewear keeps you both dry and warm If you haven't already felt it yet, winter is on its way for some of us! Don't forget, Lennon Racewear keeps you both dry and warm so you can perform for longer. Check out our range of winter warmers below - you won't be disappointed. by Lennon Racewear Posted 11 Oct 12:00 BST Enterprise Packard Cup at Frensham Enterprise Packard Cup at Frensham Final Thames Valley Area meeting in the series The penultimate Thames Valley Area Enterprise meeting on 6th October saw a fleet of five consisting of two visitors and three home boats sharing the water with the GP14 Open. by Roger Carter Posted 11 Oct 11:37 BST Ronstan Firefly Inland Championship Ronstan Firefly Inland Championship A big Sendy Sunday courtesy of Storm Lorenzo 27 boats arrived at Rutland Sailing Club on Saturday October fifth for the 2019 Ronstan Firefly Inland Championships. They were greeted by a gentle breeze on the picturesque reservoir and a promising forecast of gradually increasing wind. by National Firefly Association Posted 11 Oct 10:53 BST Mediterranean Maxi Inshore Challenge Mediterranean Maxi Inshore Challenge MMIC spanned six events, with the title decided on the last race While the Mediterranean Maxi Offshore Challenge this year was into its fourth season, its inshore brother was introduced anew for 2019 by the International Maxi Association, the World Sailing-recognised body that administers and promotes maxi boat racing by International Maxi Association Posted 11 Oct 10:25 BST RS400 Scottish Tour at Lochaber RS400 Scottish Tour at Lochaber Ben Nevis deploys some mean shifts for the final tour event The bright morning sun rose over Fort William, bathing the caps of surrounding mountains in a golden glow while sea eagles soared majestically above and the sweet song of [some songbirds] rang out across the glen... by Angus Marshall Posted 11 Oct 09:39 BST Melges 24 World Championship day 3 Melges 24 World Championship day 3 Maidollis climbs to top of the standings The race course of Villasimius changes shape again and, after the no race of yesterday, today it welcomes the sailors with steady and increasing Southerly breeze that reached gusts of over 20 knots by International Melges 24 Class Association Posted 11 Oct 07:36 BST 2019 P&B Streaker Southern Paddle Series 2019 P&B Streaker Southern Paddle Series A very close finish this year The Streaker Southern Paddle series, sponsored by Pinnell & Bax, had a very close finish this year. It kicked off with the open meeting at Tamworth SC in late March and 6 months later concluded at Island Barn Reservoir SC. by Veronica Falat Posted 11 Oct 06:57 BST Dragon 90th Anniversary Regatta day 4 Dragon 90th Anniversary Regatta day 4 Light airs, big seas and close racing Day four of the Dragon 90th Anniversary Regatta powered by Paul & Shark saw the fleet divided into Gold and Silver groups following the initial qualifying rounds, with the boats carrying their overall ranking position by Fiona Brown Posted 11 Oct 05:51 BST Fleetwood Vane 36R Beesley Cup Fleetwood Vane 36R Beesley Cup Six boats in total which is a record for recent years Another day another cup. This time the weather was looking favourable with a breeze from the bridge. The wind strength was in the region of 12 MPH building up to about 15 MPH, but reliably all from the same direction. by Tony Wilson Posted 10 Oct 18:10 BST Mini-Transat La Boulangère day 6 Mini-Transat La Boulangère day 6 The sailors' versatility put to the test The competitors in the Mini-Transat La Boulangère have now been at sea for over five days and they've already seen it in a vast array of colours. by Aurélie Bargat Posted 10 Oct 16:49 BST
10% to 26% off Drysuits at CoastWaterSportsGul Code Zero Stretch U-Zip Drysuit 2019 (with free thermal suit) combines durability and comfort alone with the essentials. The Typhoon Max B Drysuit has a convenience zip and includes an undersuit.The one before the big oneAt the end of the 70s the Bond camp was starting to show what attending the America's Cup for a decade could do from a design and team angle. The boat that really stepped them up a rung was KA-5, the 12 Metre known simply as, Australia.Crewsaver SALE!Save on Crewsaver Drysuits, Boots, Buoyancy Aids, Gloves and more in the TridentUK Sale!One Design or Two?Science fiction and the Terminator movies introduced us to the notion of shape shifting, but in the real life of the sailing dinghy world, how IS a shape defined?Beach Club Early Booking Offers ExtendedSave £100 per person on your Summer Beach Club holiday AND another £49pp on the cost of our room supplements! It's never too early to start thinking about your Summer 2020 Beach Club if you want to make some great savings!Going really quickly in big boatsAnd then there were four. And they are pretty different too. They are a little like two pairs, if cards are your thing, but by the time the second hulls appear, you wonderThermalite season is fast approaching!If you haven't already felt it yet, winter is on its way for some of us! Don't forget, Lennon Racewear keeps you both dry and warm so you can perform for longer. Check out our range of winter warmers below - you won't be disappointed.Revealing interview with Stick Daring 'Round UK'I know Stick Daring (AKA Neil Peters) as a really good Laser sailor; we have raced against each other on the Laser Masters' circuit. Occasionally, Neil would mention his longing to sail around the UK.Beat the Barton Block ClockOver 300 visitors participated in the Beat the Barton Block Clock Competition to assemble a size three Barton single block quickest in the Manufacturer's Showcase, at the entrance to Southampton Boat Show.Coconut OilSo coconut oil seemed entirely fitting for this final in our SailGP series, seeing as it has loads of good cholesterol, and now that the heat is off after the final has been run, it can return once more to a solid state.One Design PROtect TapesPROtect Tapes are a broad range of high-quality protection tapes for dinghies, racing, cruising and super yachts. PROtect Tapes provides a pro-active solution to chafe and wear prevention. It enhances performance and ultimately promotes safer sailing.Getting seriousAs American Magic get their initial AC75 up and foiling first over the Defenders, a vessel known as K8 sat in the pond at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia.Heat Mapping updates improve accuracyThe latest edition of the Atlas, updated in September 2019, takes a new approach to mapping recreational boating use, updating its 'heat map' style based on Automatic Identification System (AIS) data, resulting in an increased range and resolution.RS600 youth sailing successSingle-handed trapeze skiff! What more could a teenager want? A boat of raw speed with a friendly fleet and space for everyone. This is what I'd heard about the RS600 class when I decided to join my Dad in the class at the RS Games in 2018.Allspars Final Fling previewThe 'Allspars Final Fling' Dinghy Regatta is taking place this coming weekend on 12th - 13th October. There is still plenty of time to enter and enjoy a fun weekend on the water!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.