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J-Cup 2022: The Numbers Don't Lie J-Cup 2022: The Numbers Don't Lie Wireless load sensing is becoming a 'must-have' if you want to move up through the fleet The dust has settled on another instalment of the UK's most competitive J-Boat regatta - the J-Cup. Two of the most hotly contested fleets, the J/70 and J/111 used the event as their National Championships, so racing was as hard-fought as ever by Cyclops Marine Posted 6 Jul 16:30 BST International WASZP Games Preview International WASZP Games Preview An event three years in the making The 2022 International WASZP Games is an event three years in the making, a lot has changed since the last International Games were held in Perth 2019. by Marc Ablett Posted 6 Jul 16:19 BST Universal Declaration of Ocean Rights campaign Universal Declaration of Ocean Rights campaign The Ocean Race is launching One Blue Voice, new initiative to drive public support for ocean rights The ambitious campaign aims to give the ocean a voice and put in place a global framework for protecting the marine environment, which plays a critical role in maintaining the health of the planet. by The Ocean Race Posted 6 Jul 16:03 BST Premier Marinas join forces with Marine Resources Premier Marinas join forces with Marine Resources To attract the next generation of talent into short-term and permanent roles Premier Marinas is partnering with Hampshire based recruitment agency, Marine Resources to attract the next generation of talent into short-term and permanent roles. by Marine Resources Posted 6 Jul 15:00 BST ASC Performance Academy partner with SailingFast ASC Performance Academy partner with SailingFast Get foiling with ASC Performance Academy and SailingFast Just announced is a new partnership between Sailingfast, ASC Portland and ASC Performance Academy. by Andrew Simpson Foundation Posted 6 Jul 13:00 BST International Europe Class Open Week 2022 International Europe Class Open Week 2022 Douarnenez is hosting the World Championship, starting on Friday A total of four UK sailors will be making the trip over to Douarnenez, Brittany, France for the World Championship on the 8th-12th July, the first time the UK fleet has been back in almost a decade. by Lucy Boreham Posted 6 Jul 12:47 BST International Etchells Saida Cup Regatta International Etchells Saida Cup Regatta Glorious sunshine, great South Westerly breeze, and finally a summer warmth Fourteen UK Etchells took to the Solent this weekend to compete in the Sadia Cup run by the Royal Thames Yacht Club with Phil Hagen as the Race Officer. by Dylan Collingbourne Posted 6 Jul 12:19 BST Enterprise Tideway Open Enterprise Tideway Open A single class one-design pursuit race? How does that even work? A unique race in the Enterprise 2022 calendar. Perhaps the spiritual home of the boat's designer, Jack Holt, who was born in Hammersmith. A single class one-design pursuit race? How does that even work? by Graham Douglas Posted 6 Jul 12:12 BST 2022 OK National Championship preview 2022 OK National Championship preview Just over a week to go until the event at Herne Bay With just over a week to go until the 2022 OK National Championship at Herne Bay SC eyes are being nervously cast towards the early forecast and last-minute practice is being sneakily undertaken. by Paul Childs Posted 6 Jul 11:27 BST Not so much a regatta, more a happening! Not so much a regatta, more a happening! The Brewin Dolphin RS Elite Grand Prix offered great competition and plenty of laughs The Brewin Dolphin RS Elite Grand Prix held in mid-June was a regatta like regattas used to be, great competition on the water, fabulous social scene off the water. by John Roberson Posted 6 Jul 11:13 BST First time for classic yachts at Volvo Cork Week First time for classic yachts at Volvo Cork Week Racing to celebrate the tricentenary of the oldest yacht club in the world The 37-foot classic yacht Persephone, the 1919 classic Erin, the famous Opposition (Ex Morning Cloud), and Cork Harbour One Designs Jap and Elsie are amongst the famous classic racing yachts making their way to Cork for the legendary Volvo Cork Week. by Niamh Murphy Posted 6 Jul 09:39 BST Dragon Edinburgh Cup 2022 at Falmouth day 1 Dragon Edinburgh Cup 2022 at Falmouth day 1 Sunny skies and a northwest breeze greeted the fleet Sunny skies and a northwest breeze greeted the Dragon fleet in Falmouth Harbour on day one of the Edinburgh Cup, the British Dragon national championship. by Emma York Posted 6 Jul 09:33 BST GJW Direct Topper NS3 Spring Championship GJW Direct Topper NS3 Spring Championship Strong winds for the 110 sailors at Rutland Sailing Club NS5, the last of the series, attracted over a 100 Topper sailors to Rutland Sailing Club. The forecast was for a strong breeze on both days. Sunshine greeted the sailors and the offshore wind was gusting through the boat park as boats were rigged. by Dave Rowe Posted 6 Jul 08:47 BST Volvo 29er European Championship overall Volvo 29er European Championship overall Exciting final day in Rungsted The Volvo 29er European Championships 2022 in Rungsted has given the sailors a taste of everything - light to medium-strong winds from different directions, flat water, waves, sun, and rain. The only consistent thing has been that the wind was shifty. by 29er Class & Royal Danish Yacht Club Posted 6 Jul 08:25 BST RS400s in the Lord Birkett Trophy at Ullswater RS400s in the Lord Birkett Trophy at Ullswater A whopping 21 RS400s in the fleet of 190 boats Round 5 of the Trident RS400 Northern Tour was held as part of the iconic Lord Birkett Trophy at Ullswater Yacht Club on the 2nd and 3rd of July. There were 190 entrants this year, including a whopping 21 RS400s. by Alistair Coates Posted 6 Jul 06:28 BST Lark Inlands at Banbury Lark Inlands at Banbury Well supported by a Red Arrows fly-past, which may have also been seen at the British Grand Prix The Larks gathered for the 2022 Inland Championships at Banbury Sailing Club. The weather looked kind, but just in time for the 2pm start it turned for the worst and various forecasts were generally inaccurate. by Stuart Allen Posted 6 Jul 06:10 BST Just two months until the Golden Globe Race Just two months until the Golden Globe Race The predecessor of the Vendée Globe will set off from Les Sables d'Olonne Inspired by the first single-handed round the world race in 1968, the Golden Globe Race, a single-handed race with no assistance, no GPS or electronics on board, will set off from Les Sables d'Olonne on the 4th September. by Sabina Mollart Rogerson Posted 6 Jul 05:52 BST Pro Sailing Tour Episode 3: Fleet arrives in Cowes Pro Sailing Tour Episode 3: Fleet arrives in Cowes British sailor Sam Goodchild takes line honours Offshore sailing's most exciting new competition arrived in Cowes this morning when a delighted Sam Goodchild crossed the Cowes finish line onboard Leyton to the sound of the Royal Yacht Squadron cannon after a hard-fought 515nm offshore battle by Pro Sailing Tour Posted 6 Jul 02:02 BST ORC Double Handed World Championship day 3 ORC Double Handed World Championship day 3 First Gotland Runt finishers in Sandhamn Here at the finish line of the Gotland Runt, race managers from the Royal Swedish Yacht Club (KSSS) are taking elapsed times of the first finishers in the ORC Double Handed World Championship. by Offshore Racing Congress Posted 6 Jul 01:37 BST 2022 Melges 24 Europeans registration opens 2022 Melges 24 Europeans registration opens Taking place in Genoa, Italy this October The International Melges 24 Class Association (IM24CA) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2022 Melges 24 European Championship in Genoa, Italy. by International Melges 24 Class Association Posted 6 Jul 01:12 BST America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ on the move America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ on the move America's Cup champions to shift to new base in September on extended lease Emirates Team New Zealand confirmed today that the team has signed a lease of the former INEOS Britannia team base on Wynyard Point from Auckland Council and intends to have moved in by the end of September this year. by Emirates Team New Zealand Posted 6 Jul 01:12 BST Live Ocean Racing win team's first podium place Live Ocean Racing win team's first podium place Live Ocean Racing place second in their fourth ETF26 event at Foiling Week in Lake Garda, Italy Live Ocean Racing made their first podium place on the ETF26 circuit, with a second overall in their fourth regatta, sailed as part of Foiling Week at lake Garda, Northern Italy. by Sail-World.com/nz Posted 6 Jul 00:05 BST Swan One Design Worlds in Valencia practice race Swan One Design Worlds in Valencia practice race Final chance to fine tune yachts and crews ahead of four days of racing The ClubSwan Racing family took to the water today off the historic Spanish port city of Valencia for a final shakedown ahead of the Swan One Design Worlds, one of the highlights of the Mediterranean sailing season. by Nautor's Swan Posted 5 Jul 22:47 BST 29er Worlds set for Club Nautic El Balís 29er Worlds set for Club Nautic El Balís Over 220 entries from 26 countries are registered for the event Just one month away, the championship has over 220 entries from 26 different countries and will be a spectacular assembly of the Worlds' best 29er sailors. by Jaume Soler Posted 5 Jul 20:48 BST 5.5 Metre World Championship overall 5.5 Metre World Championship overall Jean Genie wins on the final day in Hankø Peter Morton's Jean Genie (GBR 42, Elliot Hanson, Andrew Palfrey, Sam Haines), designed by David Hollom, and built in Cowes, UK, has won the 5.5 Metre World Championship in Hankø, Norway, on Tuesday, after winning both races on the final day. by Robert Deaves Posted 5 Jul 20:43 BST Salcombe Gin Merlin Rocket Week day 3 Salcombe Gin Merlin Rocket Week day 3 National and Olympic Champions battle it out for last place Tuesday dawned with wall-to-wall sunshine and the prospect of a sea breeze. However, some cloud cover delayed its arrival and as the sequence for the first race started what breeze there was on the line was swinging between North and South. by Tim Fells Posted 5 Jul 19:02 BST World Sailing reaches 'pivotal moment' World Sailing reaches 'pivotal moment' With LA28 Paralympic Games bid World Sailing, the world governing body for the sport, has reached a major milestone in its Paralympic quest by submitting the official application for inclusion in the Los Angeles 2028 Paralympic Games. by World Sailing Posted 5 Jul 17:05 BST Review of Wildwind Holidays by an ILCA sailor Review of Wildwind Holidays by an ILCA sailor Wildwind have been supporting the UKLA and the Masters series for several years now Wildwind have been supporting the UKLA and the Masters series for several years now, and at each event I have been mildly jealous that someone had won a holiday in Greece while the best I seem to manage is a mid fleet finish and a terrible hangover. by Niall Peelo, 2021 Masters Nationals Holiday winner Posted 5 Jul 16:00 BST Flying Fifteen Northern Ireland Championship Flying Fifteen Northern Ireland Championship A modest fleet of 14 at Whitehead on the northern shores of Belfast Lough A modest fleet of fourteen Flying Fifteens contested a five-race Northern Championship at County Antrim Yacht Club, Whitehead on the northern shores of Belfast Lough. by Cormac Bradley Posted 5 Jul 15:56 BST RORC Cowes Dinard St Malo Race 2022 preview RORC Cowes Dinard St Malo Race 2022 preview The race pre-dates the Royal Ocean Racing Club by almost 20 years Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with UNCL, Yacht Club de Dinard, Société Nautique de la Baie de St. Malo and the Royal Yacht Squadron. by Louay Habib / RORC Posted 5 Jul 14:14 BST Suella Braverman praises RYA's focus on safety Suella Braverman praises RYA's focus on safety The local Conservative MP for Fareham visited Warsash Sailing Club on Friday Local Conservative MP for Fareham, Suella Braverman, visited Warsash Sailing Club on Friday (01 July) and met with the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) to discuss safety initiatives within the sport. by Emma Cotton Posted 5 Jul 14:01 BST America's Cup: Youth and Womens events formats America's Cup: Youth and Womens events formats Both the Women's and Youth America's Cups will be sailed off the Barcelona waterfront Both the Women's and Youth America's Cups will be sailed on the America's Cup racecourse off the Barcelona waterfront during the final stages of the Challenger Selection Series and the opening of America's Cup Match itself. by America's Cup Media Posted 5 Jul 13:39 BST Graduate Nationals 2022 Runners & Riders Graduate Nationals 2022 Runners & Riders 13 boats are entered for this weekend's event at Grafham With 13 boats entered to this year's Graduate Nationals this coming weekend 9th & 10th July, sponsored by Gill, the fleet is small but perfectly formed, with plenty of quality to be found throughout the sailors. by Bob Murrell Posted 5 Jul 13:23 BST Barton Marine Summer 22 Newsline Barton Marine Summer 22 Newsline Sailing regattas are in full swing across the Northern Hemisphere In the UK, the longest day of the year is upon us, and summer has officially begun. Sailing regattas are in full swing across the Northern Hemisphere and headline events, like the famous Round the Island Race, are back for all to enjoy. by Barton Marine Posted 5 Jul 12:00 BST Broadstairs Phantom Open Broadstairs Phantom Open Broken boats and broken bodies - what a weekend! Blue skies, a golden beach and a building 18 - 22 knot southerly wind greeted the nine boats who came to the line for the Saturday afternoon start. by Mark Spruce Posted 5 Jul 11:38 BST Dragon South West Championships overall Dragon South West Championships overall 19 teams representing the full spectrum of build era race in Falmouth Bay Dragons from across the country converged in Falmouth for the 2022 British Dragon Association southwest regional championship. The 19 Dragons, representing the full spectrum of build era from vintage, classic and new enjoyed six races in Falmouth Bay. by Emma York Posted 5 Jul 11:07 BST 2022 Devon Yawl Nationals at Brixham 2022 Devon Yawl Nationals at Brixham Five different winners in the six races The Brixham Yacht Club, in Devon, hosted the 24th Devon Yawl National Championships over the weekend of 2nd & 3rd July. A total of eight Devon Yawls entered, including 3 boats from Topsham S.C. and three from the Yealm Y.C. by Tim Petitt Posted 5 Jul 10:52 BST Rolex TP52 Worlds Clean Regattas Platinum Award Rolex TP52 Worlds Clean Regattas Platinum Award The world's leading voluntary sustainability certification program The recent Rolex TP52 World Championship Cascais 2022 which was the second regatta of the 52 Super Series 2022 season, achieved the highest Clean Regattas sustainability award ever to be presented in Portugal by Sailors For The Sea Portugal. by 52 Super Series Posted 5 Jul 10:43 BST Shirley Robertson talks with Tom Whidden Shirley Robertson talks with Tom Whidden Shirley Robertson talks with triple America's Cup winner Tom Whidden on his eight Cup campaigns Tom Whidden's lighthearted and amicable style is wonderful to listen to, as he discusses his long sailing career. There are Dennis Conner stories aplenty, including his much talked about "plastic boat" quote of the 1987 Challenger Series campaign. by Shirley Robertson Posted 5 Jul 09:43 BST Salcombe Gin July Regatta preview Salcombe Gin July Regatta preview Taking place this weekend at the Royal Southern Yacht Club Hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club, The Salcombe Gin July Regatta will take place this weekend (09-10 July) with a weekend of well-managed racing and fun ashore. by Louay Habib Posted 5 Jul 09:42 BST Volvo 29er European Championship day 5 Volvo 29er European Championship day 5 Shifty winds and seaweed in Rungsted A westerly, offshore breeze around 10-15 knots met the sailors on the morning of day 5 on Rungsted Harbour at the Volvo 29er European Championship. by 29er Class & Royal Danish Yacht Club Posted 5 Jul 08:04 BST Vaikobi partners with Brett Beyer Vaikobi partners with Brett Beyer Working with the legendary sailor or dinghy product development One of the world's most awarded ILCA / Laser sailors Brett Beyer has just claimed another victory, winning the ILCA Masters World Championship in Mexico for a record 14th time! by Vaikobi Media Posted 5 Jul 06:16 BST Race 14: Legenderry Finale Race 14: Legenderry Finale The last ocean crossing of the Clipper Race After its Le Mans Start, Race 14: LegenDerry Finale is on! This North Atlantic stage is the last ocean crossing of the Clipper Race circumnavigation and is expected to take the eleven teams just over two weeks to complete. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 5 Jul 01:40 BST ORC Double Handed World Championship day 2 ORC Double Handed World Championship day 2 Close to the halfway point in the 358-mile Gotland Runt At 2000 local time, all remaining entries in all three classes in the ORC Double Handed World Championship are close to the halfway point in the 358-mile Gotland Runt, the world's largest annual offshore race. by Offshore Racing Congress Posted 5 Jul 01:00 BST 5.5 Metre World Championship day 4 5.5 Metre World Championship day 4 Competition in Hankø is going down to the wire Just one race was sailed on the fourth day of the 2022 5.5 Metre World Championship at Hankø Yacht Club in Norway. The win went to Jean Genie (GBR 42, Elliot Hanson, Andrew Palfrey, Sam Haines) who put on a dominate display in the tough conditions. by Robert Deaves Posted 4 Jul 22:48 BST ITCA Topper Super South Championship ITCA Topper Super South Championship Weymouth provides a 'proper length' course, and some free Nacra 15 rides With 59 entries keen to try out the venue for the Topper Nationals 2022 it was always going to be a competitive weekend of racing at WPNSA for the Topper Super South Championship. by Roger Cerrato Posted 4 Jul 21:53 BST Hurricane 5.9 SX TT at Thorpe Bay Hurricane 5.9 SX TT at Thorpe Bay 25 boats greeted with a mixed forecast and strong onshore winds Thorpe Bay YC hosted the second of the Hurricane 5.9 SX open meetings on the 2nd and 3rd of July 2022. 25 boats were greeted with a mixed forecast and strong onshore winds on the first day. by Ben Cutler-Sharp Posted 4 Jul 20:38 BST 2022 Finn World Masters at Helsinki, day 1 2022 Finn World Masters at Helsinki, day 1 Finn World Champion Pieter-Jan Postma opens with two bullets Pieter-Jan Postma, from The Netherlands has opened his first ever Finn World Masters, in Helsinki, with two race wins. Laurent Hay from France is in second after twice placing second while Peter Peet, also from The Netherlands, is in third. by Robert Deaves Posted 4 Jul 20:35 BST
J-Cup 2022: The Numbers Don't LieThe dust has settled on another instalment of the UK's most competitive J-Boat regatta - the J-Cup. Two of the most hotly contested fleets, the J/70 and J/111 used the event as their National Championships, so racing was as hard-fought as everJust a secondHull #1 of the Farr X2 has lost its keel offshore, and the remains have washed up on a beach on the South Coast of NSW. Mercifully, the two sailors on board are alive, and subsequently had a wee sojourn in hospital to ensure all is well.Premier Marinas join forces with Marine ResourcesPremier Marinas is partnering with Hampshire based recruitment agency, Marine Resources to attract the next generation of talent into short-term and permanent roles.14s ForeverThe International 14 would bring the giants of 'between the wars' dinghy design, Morgan-Giles, Thornycroft and Fox, to the fore whilst at the same time laying the foundations of sailing competition on the international stage.ASC Performance Academy partner with SailingFastJust announced is a new partnership between Sailingfast, ASC Portland and ASC Performance Academy.Understanding safety onboardYachtsandYachting.com's Mark Jardine talks to Ocean Safety Ambassador Dee Caffari MBE and Ocean Safety MD Alistair Hackett to get a better understanding of the safety features needed onboard yachts.Review of Wildwind Holidays by an ILCA sailorWildwind have been supporting the UKLA and the Masters series for several years now, and at each event I have been mildly jealous that someone had won a holiday in Greece while the best I seem to manage is a mid fleet finish and a terrible hangover.The utterly brilliant Foiling SuMoth ChallengeThe Foiling SuMoth Challenge is a competition inspired by the need of a more sustainable and efficient sailboat designs and manufacturing methods.Suella Braverman praises RYA's focus on safetyLocal Conservative MP for Fareham, Suella Braverman, visited Warsash Sailing Club on Friday (01 July) and met with the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) to discuss safety initiatives within the sport.A Fine LineAs the world around us reblooms after the constraints of lockdown, there is plenty of food for thought surrounding the debate as to something of a reset for dinghy racing. Older sailors talk in nostalgic terms of the delights of the 'golden era'.Barton Marine Summer 22 NewslineIn the UK, the longest day of the year is upon us, and summer has officially begun. Sailing regattas are in full swing across the Northern Hemisphere and headline events, like the famous Round the Island Race, are back for all to enjoy.Not just another...…case of miscellaneous ramblings. I mean, yes, you might say that, but you could well have missed the point right there.Vaikobi partners with Brett BeyerOne of the world's most awarded ILCA / Laser sailors Brett Beyer has just claimed another victory, winning the ILCA Masters World Championship in Mexico for a record 14th time!How high is too high?Inflation, the cost of living, energy and travel costs are all weighing heavily on people's minds around the world. Sailing is in no way insulated from the problems in the world at the moment.New Family Cruiser From Elan YachtsFor more than 18 years since the launch of the first Elan Impression, the Impression line was one of the key global players in the family cruising segment.The road to responsibilityAchieving the goal of becoming a responsible technical clothing brand is hard. If it was easy then every manufacturer would do it in an instant and shout from the tallest building that their clothing was 100% green, carbon neutral and recyclable.