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Hyde Sails U19 Match Racing Champs preview Hyde Sails U19 Match Racing Champs preview Teams get set for sell-out coached event at Weymouth this weekend Youth sailors from across the country will be competing in the Inaugural Hyde Sails Under-19 Match Racing Championship at Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy this weekend. by Paula Irish Posted 24 Jun 20:40 BST New Cat Event on Ullswater New Cat Event on Ullswater The Ullswater Catamaran Challenge scheduled for September Desperately short of events as we all are, it is great news that a new date for catamaran sailors has just been announced. by Gordon Upton Posted 24 Jun 19:26 BST Enterprises at Barnt Green Enterprises at Barnt Green The first Midland Area Double Chine open since October 2019 This meeting was the first Midland Area Double Chine open since October 2019 due to the pandemic. Barnt Green SC welcomed a small fleet of Enterprises to their water on a hot sunny day. The was light and variable from roughly from the north west. by Paul Young Posted 24 Jun 19:01 BST Flying Fifteen Northern Championship preview Flying Fifteen Northern Championship preview Bassenthwaite Sailing Club's fourth open event of the season Bassenthwaite Sailing Club's fourth open event of the season, the Flying Fifteen Northern Championship is being held on 17-18 July 2021. by Paul Allen Posted 24 Jun 18:22 BST Vane 36R Woodhouse Trophy Vane 36R Woodhouse Trophy Model yachts that steer themselves... until they hit the bank Most of the regulars were busy and unavailable, so we just had the two entries: Bob Jolly and Tony Wilson. So it wouldn't go ahead at all anyway as the wind was looking too much, forecast for 14mph. by Tony Wilson Posted 24 Jun 18:19 BST The Future of Deck Hardware The Future of Deck Hardware Morfrac Systems discusses how designs have come full circle Deck hardware has come full circle. Now, designers favour simple designs that make use of high-performance materials over complex concepts. We spoke to Nicolas Goldenberg of Morfrac Systems, the mind behind the disruptive morfblock. by Kerri Robson Posted 24 Jun 17:00 BST Set Your Sights On Golden Horizon Set Your Sights On Golden Horizon World's largest tall ship arrives in the UK for her inaugural sailing season those who #SeeGolden with their images on social media have the chance to win a £5000 voucher for a Winter 2021 - Summer 2022 voyage by Jess Clayton Posted 24 Jun 15:16 BST RS400 Northern Tour at Yorkshire Dales SC RS400 Northern Tour at Yorkshire Dales SC It will be remembered as "The Black Flag Regatta" Round 3 of the Rope4Boats RS400 Northern Tour will be remembered by those who attended as ''The Black Flag Regatta'' with every race having the black flag flown to try and holdback the eager 19 boats that took part at Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club. by Sam Waller Posted 24 Jun 13:43 BST Seldén Mast aftermarket support through TMS Seldén Mast aftermarket support through TMS Service for customers through Technical Marine Supplies To strengthen its aftermarket support, Seldén Mast Ltd has consolidated its UK aftermarket distribution through Technical Marine Supplies (TMS). by Susannah Hart Posted 24 Jun 12:00 BST Allen develop a new mast tapering process Allen develop a new mast tapering process The British hardware manufacturer has quietly been working on some big projects British hardware manufacturer, Allen, has quietly been working on some big projects for the marine industry, one of which is the production of 11-meter tapered masts. by Ben Harden, Allen Posted 24 Jun 11:05 BST Wayfarer Southern Championship preview Wayfarer Southern Championship preview Craftinsure UKWA National Circuit continues at Shoreham this weekend The Craftinsure UKWA National Circuit and Travellers Series 2021 moves on to the Southern Area Championships over the weekend of 26/27 June at Shoreham Sailing Club. by Tim Townsend Posted 24 Jun 10:49 BST Stellar podium at Italian Open Moth Championship Stellar podium at Italian Open Moth Championship Olympic, SailGP and America's Cup stars battle on Lake Garda At the Italian Open Moth Championship there was an Australian double, with the two Olympic and America's Cup stars Iain Jensen and Tom Slingsby, followed by the helmsman of Luna Rossa, Francesco Bruni, third. by Elena Giolai Posted 24 Jun 09:45 BST Vaikobi Technical Sailing Gear now in the UK Vaikobi Technical Sailing Gear now in the UK The range taken the Australian Sailing market by storm Vaikobi's exciting range of technical sailing gear that has taken the Australian Sailing market by storm, is now available in the United Kingdom through three high profile marine retailers. by Vaikobi Media Posted 24 Jun 08:08 BST Phantoms at Broadstairs Phantoms at Broadstairs Five visitors joined the four home boats Five visitors joined the four home boats for the club's first Phantom Open with five races over two days. by Tony Cook Posted 24 Jun 07:19 BST O'Leary Insurance Group Sovereign's Cup day 1 O'Leary Insurance Group Sovereign's Cup day 1 Howth entries to the fore in biggest classes Light winds and rain soon gave way to ideal racing conditions for the opening day of the O'Leary Insurance Group Sovereign's Cup at Kinsale Yacht Club on Wednesday. by Michele Kennelly Posted 24 Jun 07:14 BST Sustainability Award renewed through to 2024 Sustainability Award renewed through to 2024 The Award is the highest recognition of success in marine sustainability World Sailing is pleased to announce a four-year partnership extension with 11th Hour Racing for the title sponsorship of the World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award. by World Sailing Posted 24 Jun 05:50 BST GC32 Lagos Cup 1 - One week to go GC32 Lagos Cup 1 - One week to go Watch out for the dark horse With great anticipation, in just one week's time competition on the GC32 Racing Tour resumes for the first time since the GC32 Oman Cup in November 2019. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 24 Jun 05:49 BST 2021 Swan Sardinia Challenge in Porto Cervo Day 1 2021 Swan Sardinia Challenge in Porto Cervo Day 1 Conditions difficult to call, especially for tacticians Today saw the first day of racing at the Swan Sardinia Challenge, organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in collaboration with Nautor's Swan and ClubSwan Racing. by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Posted 24 Jun 03:07 BST ILCA6 50th Anniversary Regatta at Stokes Bay ILCA6 50th Anniversary Regatta at Stokes Bay Tom Mitchell talks through what he saw from the front On the weekend of 19th and 20th June the ILCA6s and ILCA7s made their way from as far afield as Scotland for the 50th Anniversary Regatta and Masters Qualifier. Held at Stokes Bay Sailing Club with a very decent turnout of over 101 boats. by Tom Mitchell Posted 23 Jun 21:55 BST 2021 De Guingand Bowl Race preview 2021 De Guingand Bowl Race preview 75 boats have entered the sixth race of the RORC Season's Points Championship The Royal Ocean Racing Club Season's Points Championship continues with the De Guingand Bowl Race, which will start on Saturday June 26th from the RYS Line, Cowes. by Louay Habib Posted 23 Jun 19:12 BST Race Name Change: Plymouth Fastnet 500 Race Name Change: Plymouth Fastnet 500 Previously known as the Plymouth Lonely Rock Race The RWYC Lonely Rock Race is already synonymous with the 608 miles original Fastnet racecourse starting from Ryde and Finishing in Plymouth. In just 10 days a new race will start and finish in Plymouth. by Adrian Gray Posted 23 Jun 18:49 BST Vernon Dawson Cup Race Vernon Dawson Cup Race 18 yachts race from Scarborough to Whitby Each year, Scarborough and Whitby Yacht Clubs meet to race from Scarborough to Whitby for the Vernon Dawson Cup. 2021 had an excellent turnout, with 18 yachts taking part. by Chris Clark Posted 23 Jun 18:35 BST Superyacht Cup Palma swings into action Superyacht Cup Palma swings into action The 25th anniversary gathering has successfully adapted itself to the local pandemic requirements At long last the waiting is almost over as the final countdown begins to the landmark celebration of Europe's longest running superyacht regatta - Superyacht Cup Palma is go! by Daphne Morgan Barnicoat Posted 23 Jun 18:12 BST Solution Open at the Felpham Regatta Solution Open at the Felpham Regatta Nine Solutions received a very warm welcome Nine Solutions received a very warm welcome and joined the annual Felpham Sailing Club Regatta on 19/20th June for the first Solution open this year. by Martin Tubb Posted 23 Jun 15:12 BST ITCA Midlands Topper Championship at Notts County ITCA Midlands Topper Championship at Notts County 26 young helms race over the weekend It was with great delight that Notts County Sailing Club (NCSC) hosted this annual event and for the 6th time. With 30 pre-entered, including 18 from the host Club along with plenty of wind forecast this promised to be another great Championship. by Kathryn Hinsliff-Smith Posted 23 Jun 12:45 BST McConaghy announces hull #1 of MC75 model McConaghy announces hull #1 of MC75 model The MC75 is lightweight, eco-friendly and fully customisable Designed to offer contemporary on-water living with an apartment-like style, the MC75 is lightweight, eco-friendly and, as with all models in the McConaghy Multihull range, fully customisable. by McConaghy Boats Posted 23 Jun 11:43 BST RC Laser free event at Fleetwood RC Laser free event at Fleetwood Lots of potential trip hazards for the skippers walking whilst racing One week on and we were treated to another Sunday by which we could practise our Laser sailing techniques as they are truly not the easiest boats to handle. The forecast was for 8 MPH picking up to about 12 MPH. by Tony Wilson Posted 23 Jun 11:23 BST Windeler Cup moves to 7th August Windeler Cup moves to 7th August The Island Sailing Club has decided to postpone the event Previously, this Saturday formed part of Cowes Week, with a full day's racing for the White Group classes, so an ideal time to run the new Windeler Cup and end a great week of sailing for the 13 classes already in Cowes. by Jo Bowden Posted 23 Jun 11:13 BST One month to go to British Classic Week 2021 One month to go to British Classic Week 2021 The UK's premier classic yacht regatta set for Cowes The British Classic Yacht Club (BCYC) has confirmed this year's British Classic Week will go ahead from 17th - 24th July. Now in its 19th edition, the regatta will take place despite ongoing Covid restrictions. by Helen Porter Posted 23 Jun 11:03 BST ILCA7 50th Anniversary Regatta at Stokes Bay ILCA7 50th Anniversary Regatta at Stokes Bay 101 entries roll up for a weekend of Solent magic 101 entries to the ILCA 50th Anniversary Regatta and Masters Qualifier rolled up to Stokes Bay SC for a weekend of Solent magic. What transpired saw Masters and youf mixing it up on a race track that both delighted and frustrated in equal measure. by Jake Bowhay Posted 23 Jun 09:03 BST Merlin Rockets at Starcross Merlin Rockets at Starcross 22 boats turn out for Craftinsure Silver Tiller Round 3 The Merlin Rocket sailors arrived at Starcross to a friendly welcome and light SE winds carrying the delectable smell of bacon butties throughout the dinghy park for the Craftinsure Silver Tiller on 19th and 20th June. by Mary Henderson Posted 23 Jun 07:25 BST UK 18ft Skiff Solent Grand Prix Series Round 3 UK 18ft Skiff Solent Grand Prix Series Round 3 The fleet were expecting two days of 8 knots... and they got half of that Another weekend on the Solent for the UK 18ft Skiff fleet. The fleet were expecting two days of 8 knots... and they got half of that. by Tom Hill & Tom Kiddle Posted 23 Jun 07:08 BST North West Junior Travellers at Bass North West Junior Travellers at Bass 75 sailors and their entourage for round 3 of the series 75 North West Junior Travellers (and their entourage!) landed on the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake for the third round of the popular 2021 series. by Paul Allen Posted 23 Jun 06:36 BST Fair forecast for Sovereign's Cup Fair forecast for Sovereign's Cup Light winds to start O'Leary Insurance Group Sovereign's Cup at Kinsale A testing start for competitors and race management alike is expected for the opening day of the O'Leary Life & Pensions Sovereign's Cup at Kinsale Yacht Club tomorrow with light winds forecast until late afternoon. by Michele Kennelly Posted 22 Jun 22:06 BST Phantom Eastern Travellers Series at Fishers Green Phantom Eastern Travellers Series at Fishers Green Ben Falat only just takes the win from Bob Portway Fishers Green SC held their Phantom open meeting on 12th June, as part of their eastern travellers series. Thankfully this year the lake is weed-free, so at least all the area could be used as needed. by Godfrey Clark Posted 22 Jun 19:22 BST The Musto Evolution Collection The Musto Evolution Collection Packed full of extraordinary fabric technologies They may look like ordinary shorts, tops and trousers. But our Evolution collection is packed full of extraordinary fabric technologies. by Musto Posted 22 Jun 18:56 BST RS400s at Warsash RS400s at Warsash Southern Tour event sees Ian Walker and Chris Fox victorious The Warsash event held over the weekend 19-20 June attracted 31 boats from as far afield as Notts County and Carsington, and a guest appearance for a helm from New Zealand (welcome back Sean Cleary, albeit temporarily). by Mick Whitmore Posted 22 Jun 18:44 BST Swan Sardinia Challenge begins in Porto Cervo Swan Sardinia Challenge begins in Porto Cervo Beginning with a Practice Race, the Skipper's Briefing and the traditional Welcome Cocktail Beginning with a Practice Race, the Skipper's Briefing and the traditional Welcome Cocktail, today was the first day of the first edition of the Swan Sardinia Challenge, organized by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda with Nautor's Swan and ClubSwan Racing. by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Posted 22 Jun 18:39 BST The Lark class - a new perspective The Lark class - a new perspective Thoughts from Tim Fells after his first Lark Nationals in 24 years Twenty-four years ago, I hung up my Lark boots for what I thought would be the last time. I had enjoyed an incredible 20 years of Lark racing and socialising, beginning with my first experience of a National Championships as a Birmingham student. by Tim Fells Posted 22 Jun 18:13 BST ISORA Pwllheli to Liverpool Race ISORA Pwllheli to Liverpool Race Lyver Trophy next up, followed by Pwllheli for a Pop-up Regatta As regular winners of the ISORA offshore team trophy, it's no surprise that Pwllheli Sailing Club are again the focus of many of the Irish Sea Offshore races this year. by Victoria Cox Posted 22 Jun 17:09 BST Yeoman & Kinsman Nationals at Horning Yeoman & Kinsman Nationals at Horning 19 boats battle it out on Hoveton Little Broad The Yeoman & Kinsman National Championships took place over Saturday and Sunday (19-20th June) on Hoveton Little Broad, attracting 19 Yeoman, of which 8 were visitors from both Norfolk Broads Yacht Club and Snowflake Sailing Club. by Holly Hancock Posted 22 Jun 15:26 BST Comet Traveller's Series at Fishers Green Comet Traveller's Series at Fishers Green No weed this year so the whole lake was in use Fishers Green SC held their Comet open meeting as part of their traveller's series. The forecast of NE wind is usually considered a good direction but the wind would be up and down all day with big shifts creating a snakes and ladders affair. by Godfrey Clark Posted 22 Jun 14:31 BST Fireflys at Rickmansworth Fireflys at Rickmansworth Starting with tea, pastries and the inevitable bimbling Glorious sunshine and a light but very sailable breeze greeted the seventeen competitors at Troy Lake for the annual Rickmansworth SC Firefly Open Meeting on the 12th June. by Steven Greaves Posted 22 Jun 13:57 BST Barton Marine - Our climate change commitment Barton Marine - Our climate change commitment Serious about the long-term welfare of our lands and oceans Barton Marine is serious about the long-term welfare of our lands and oceans. We are committed to ensuring climate change and environmental policies are front of mind when it comes to Barton's production and operations activities. by Barton Marine Posted 22 Jun 12:00 BST 2021 UK Europe Nationals at the WPNSA 2021 UK Europe Nationals at the WPNSA The largest turnout for the class in several decades! 50 Europes descended on Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy this weekend for the 2021 UK Europe National Championships, the largest turnout for the class in several decades! by UK Europe Class Association Posted 22 Jun 11:45 BST D-Zero open meeting at Shoreham D-Zero open meeting at Shoreham Zippy's one-design adventures on the South Coast Hello from Zippy Zero, the chatty DZero, with tales of my latest adventures on the South Coast; this time at Shoreham Sailing Club Open. The club is one of the latest DZero breeding centres and eight of the nine home club boats were competing. by Zippy Zero Posted 22 Jun 10:53 BST RS Aeros at Lee-on-the-Solent RS Aeros at Lee-on-the-Solent The draw of a day out at the seaside brings a fleet of 23 to the event The draw of a day out RS Aero sailing at the seaside brought a fleet of 23 RS Aeros to Lee on Solent to enjoy their beach side location, mid solent race course and wonderful new club house. by RS Aero UK Class Association Posted 22 Jun 06:02 BST ILCA 50th anniversary sail on Sydney Harbour ILCA 50th anniversary sail on Sydney Harbour Over 100 sailors braved the winter morning The Laser ILCA Dinghy 50th Anniversary was celebrated in style on Sydney Harbour on Sunday 20 June. Over 100 sailors braved the winter morning to take part in the historic event that marked the birth of the world's most popular single-handed dinghy. by Diana Chen Posted 22 Jun 05:53 BST
The Future of Deck HardwareDeck hardware has come full circle. Now, designers favour simple designs that make use of high-performance materials over complex concepts. We spoke to Nicolas Goldenberg of Morfrac Systems, the mind behind the disruptive morfblock.Can I get sauce with that please?Probably going to need lashings of tomato sauce, or a massive pile of mint jelly to help that sandwich go down. Which sandwich, precisely? Well that would be the IOC not seeing the brilliance of the Mixed Offshore event for Paris 2024, and beyond.Set Your Sights On Golden Horizonthose who #SeeGolden with their images on social media have the chance to win a £5000 voucher for a Winter 2021 - Summer 2022 voyageRepresentation and aspirationA lot has been made of the International Olympic Committee and World Sailing's decisions for the tenth sailing medal at the Paris 2024 Games.Seldén Mast aftermarket support through TMSTo strengthen its aftermarket support, Seldén Mast Ltd has consolidated its UK aftermarket distribution through Technical Marine Supplies (TMS).History repeatingHere's something very new, as such... However, in the 60s, another bunch of avant-garde enthusiasts pretty much did the same.Allen develop a new mast tapering processBritish hardware manufacturer, Allen, has quietly been working on some big projects for the marine industry, one of which is the production of 11-meter tapered masts.Your club needs you!The incredible surge of growth in grass-roots sailing, and boating in general, relies on the life-blood of our sport, the myriad of sailing and yacht clubs around the world.Vaikobi Technical Sailing Gear now in the UKVaikobi's exciting range of technical sailing gear that has taken the Australian Sailing market by storm, is now available in the United Kingdom through three high profile marine retailers.Cruising altitude…We looked a lot at the Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300 during the course of 2020. Back in July with the world's airline fleet effectively grounded, we used the aviation parlance to reflect on how well the Sun Fast 3300 was doing...McConaghy announces hull #1 of MC75 modelDesigned to offer contemporary on-water living with an apartment-like style, the MC75 is lightweight, eco-friendly and, as with all models in the McConaghy Multihull range, fully customisable.When Flares Were in FashionThe Magnum design of International Moth began a dynasty of increasingly skinny boats that would start out by rewriting the rule book for dinghy design whilst stretching the UK's PY system to the maximum.The Musto Evolution CollectionThey may look like ordinary shorts, tops and trousers. But our Evolution collection is packed full of extraordinary fabric technologies.Youth show the wayWorld Sailing held their crucial mid-year meeting last week to decide the alternative for the Mixed Offshore Keelboat event at the Paris OlympicsBarton Marine - Our climate change commitmentBarton Marine is serious about the long-term welfare of our lands and oceans. We are committed to ensuring climate change and environmental policies are front of mind when it comes to Barton's production and operations activities.Hello, my old friend…So I put the word out back in 52 pick up. At any rate, it got heard… And how!