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RORC Caribbean 600 Record for Maserati Multi70 RORC Caribbean 600 Record for Maserati Multi70 The extraordinary events will be remembered for years to come Maserati Multi 70 skippered by Giovanni Soldini (ITA) crossed the finish line of the RORC Caribbean 600 at 20:49:00 AST on Tuesday 19 February 2019 in an elapsed time of one day, 06 hours 49 minutes and 00 seconds by Louay Habib Posted 20 Feb 10:17 GMT 23 years of 18ft Skiff Racing Sponsorship 23 years of 18ft Skiff Racing Sponsorship The Rag & Famish Hotel has been a successful sponsor of the 18 Footers on Sydney Harbour Since the late George Calligeros purchased 'The Rag' in May 1975, the hotel has developed equally strong family values as Peter and Anna Calligeros continue the business under the Calligeros Hotel group banner. by Frank Quealey Posted 20 Feb 09:50 GMT From Grass Roots to Grand Prix From Grass Roots to Grand Prix Marlow Ropes showcase Education & Innovation at the RYA Dinghy Show Meet your British Sailing Team heroes, win a race day at the European Championships & learn the latest innovations in ropes with Marlow Ropes (Stand G42) at this year's RYA Dinghy Show. by Emma Donovan Posted 20 Feb 09:00 GMT Big conditions to kick start European season Big conditions to kick start European season Wild rides in Vilamoura for the 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 classes Vilamoura, Portugal, has been growing as a winter destination for the past few seasons. Regattas in December and now February attracted 109 and then 116 boats respectively across 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17. by Ben Remocker Posted 20 Feb 05:56 GMT Did someone say Opa?! Did someone say Opa?! The “Emerald Isle of Greece” Corfu is blessed with endless amounts of epic hiking trails, but beyond its verdant landscapes, you will find flamingos by the Lefkimmi salt pans, pods of dolphins along its shimmering coastline and the traditional “smashing of the plates” come Easter! by Sunsail Posted 19 Feb 22:19 GMT Entries open for Rolex Giraglia 2019 Entries open for Rolex Giraglia 2019 Innovation in 67th edition with the finish line in Monaco There will be an innovation in edition number 67 of the Rolex Giraglia 2019 with the finish of the offshore race in the waters of the Principality of Monaco and plenty of news also in St Tropez. by Yacht Club Italiano Posted 19 Feb 18:47 GMT RORC Caribbean 60 day 2 RORC Caribbean 60 day 2 Multi70 Maserati and MOD70 Argo have been ripping up the race track Maserati, skippered by Giovanni Soldini led at Guadeloupe by 12 miles, but in terms of time, that is less than 30 minutes ahead of Jason Carroll's Argo. The two rocket ships are expected to finish the race around sundown today. by Louay Habib Posted 19 Feb 16:30 GMT MS Amlin Yacht sponsor 70th year of EAORA MS Amlin Yacht sponsor 70th year of EAORA Continuing to offer regular racing across the Thames Estuary MS Amlin Yacht, one of the UK's leading boat insurance specialists have confirmed sponsorship of the 70th year of East Anglian Offshore Racing Association who offer regular racing across the Thames Estuary. by Paul Wood Posted 19 Feb 15:40 GMT 40th anniversary Sigma 33 Championship 40th anniversary Sigma 33 Championship To be held at Dartmouth in June The relentlessly popular one design Sigma 33 is celebrating its 40th anniversary this summer at class championships, taking place in Dartmouth on June 14-16. by Andrew Laming Posted 19 Feb 15:14 GMT Champions recognised at RYA Sailability Awards Champions recognised at RYA Sailability Awards Sailability National Conference the most popular to date The 2019 RYA Sailability Annual Awards were presented last weekend at the Sailability National Conference and Awards dinner at Wyboston Lakes. by Becky Gilbert-Wood Posted 19 Feb 14:18 GMT LTSC Perisher Series day 7 LTSC Perisher Series day 7 Spring-like sailing for the penultimate race The penultimate race of the Lymington Town Sailing Club's Perisher Series was sailed in spring-like conditions. by Simon Ward Posted 19 Feb 12:58 GMT Event No.12 joining Match Race Super League 2019 Event No.12 joining Match Race Super League 2019 12 events worldwide in 10 countries on four continents The Match Race Super League is proud to announce that the AIRCALIN Match Race in Noumea (NCL) will be the sixth event of the 2019 season, making it to 12 events worldwide in 10 countries on four continents. by Match Race Super League Posted 19 Feb 12:22 GMT Harken Product Focus: McLube Harken Product Focus: McLube This month, we're focusing on hardware care With such a huge range of hardware out there, the Harken Tech Team would like to help untangle the different options available. Every month we will be producing a product focus article, giving advice on how to pick the right product for the job. by Alice Markham Posted 19 Feb 12:00 GMT Registration opens for 2019 Rolex Big Boat Series Registration opens for 2019 Rolex Big Boat Series A well-earned reputation for breeze-on sailing and long courses Winter might still be exerting its chilly influence over most of the country, but an undeniable harbinger of the coming sailing season arrived on February 18 when St. Francis Yacht Club, in San Francisco, California, posted the Notice of Race. by St. Francis Yacht Club Posted 19 Feb 11:41 GMT Dart 18 Worlds day 3 Dart 18 Worlds day 3 Three days of excellent sailing so far "I'm in Paradise" said Nicola. This is no surprise as the sun shone all day with winds building to 17 knots of wind and she and her skipper Herve Le Maux had just had their best performance of the competition. by Mark Hamill-Stewart Posted 19 Feb 11:07 GMT NeilPryde Sailing Team Riders announced for 2019 NeilPryde Sailing Team Riders announced for 2019 Supporting some of the UK's most promising young sailors The iconic brand for dinghy and keelboat sailors is supporting some of the UK's most promising young sailors with a range of kit to protect them while they keep active on the water. by Marina Johnson Posted 19 Feb 10:15 GMT FD Worlds at Nelson YC, New Zealand after day 3 FD Worlds at Nelson YC, New Zealand after day 3 Szabolcs Majthenyi and András Domokos lead The first three days of the Flying Dutchman World Championships have been completed. The results are close at the top of the leader board with Hun 70 (Szabolcs Majthenyi and András Domokos) leading on 7 points with GER 88 (Kay-Uwe Lüdtke and Kai Schäfers) by Alisdair Daines Posted 19 Feb 07:14 GMT Everything is OK at Symonite OK Dinghy Worlds Everything is OK at Symonite OK Dinghy Worlds An outstanding success both on and off the water The 2019 Symonite OK Dinghy World Championship, which has just concluded at Wakatere Boating Club in Auckland, New Zealand, was an outstanding success both on and off the water. by Robert Deaves Posted 19 Feb 06:44 GMT Blast off for the RORC Caribbean 600 Blast off for the RORC Caribbean 600 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 kicked off in spectacular conditions The 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 kicked off in spectacular conditions off the south coast of Antigua with the magnificent fleet starting the 600 mile non-stop offshore race in bright sunshine, full-on gusting tradewinds and two-metre high waves. by Louay Habib Posted 19 Feb 04:12 GMT Itchenor Winter Warmer Series Itchenor Winter Warmer Series Merlin Rockets as well as RS200s for the first time On the weekend of 16/17 February, Itchenor SC hosted Merlin Rockets as well as RS200s for the first time in the annual Winter Warmer series. by George Yeoman Posted 18 Feb 22:54 GMT Mothquito in Milan for Foiling Awards 2018 Mothquito in Milan for Foiling Awards 2018 As a nominee for the awards for the best design Mothquito was present at the award ceremony of the Foiling Awards 2018, as a nominee for the awards for the best design 2018, a recognition of the highest prestige that has placed Mothquito among the best designs in the world of foiling. by Mothquito Foiling Catamaran Posted 18 Feb 17:34 GMT Marlow Ropes Leigh & Lowton Tipsy Icicle day 7 Marlow Ropes Leigh & Lowton Tipsy Icicle day 7 Spring sunshine comes early to the Flash Three good races in sparkling warm conditions gave the 60+ competitors for the week 7 of the Marlow Tipsy Icicle plenty to smile about. by Richard Catchpole Posted 18 Feb 15:33 GMT Fleetwood RC Laser Winter Series round 4 Fleetwood RC Laser Winter Series round 4 Time to retire the old start sequence gadgetry The weather was mild and looked like although adequate wind in strength was coming from the South, a tricky direction. Seven skippers present. by Tony Wilson Posted 18 Feb 15:18 GMT Zhik T3 Trapeze Harness Zhik T3 Trapeze Harness On sale at the RYA Dinghy Show At the October 2018 World Sailing Conference, it was agreed that quick release trapeze harnesses will become mandatory by 2023. See for yourself how to pop out of the new Zhik T3 trapeze harness, in a matter of seconds. by Liz Rushall Posted 18 Feb 14:00 GMT Don't miss a thing with the RYA Dinghy Show App Don't miss a thing with the RYA Dinghy Show App Plan your visit and navigate your way around the show with the free, official show app The RYA Dinghy Show in association with Yachts & Yachting and Suzuki is just around the corner, returning to Alexandra Palace on 02-03 March. Plan your visit and navigate your way around the show with the free, official show app. by Becky Gilbert-Wood Posted 18 Feb 13:41 GMT RYA Recognised Training Centre status awarded RYA Recognised Training Centre status awarded Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club recognised for quality training Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club is celebrating after gaining accreditation as a centre of excellence for the quality of its training. by Phil Whitehead Posted 18 Feb 13:35 GMT 160 boats battle it out at Oxford Blue 160 boats battle it out at Oxford Blue National 18 prevails at light airs Selden SailJuice Winter Series finale Peter Gray powered his National 18 to victory at the Oxford Blue, the seventh and final round of the Selden SailJuice Winter Series which took place last Saturday with a maxed-out 160-boat entry... by Andy Rice Posted 18 Feb 12:55 GMT Dun Laoghaire Frostbite Series 2 day 5 Dun Laoghaire Frostbite Series 2 day 5 Bright & breezy but two races completed! From the previous Friday morning, the XCWeather website had been consistent in its forecast for Sunday afternoon at 14:00, winds of the order of 17/18 knots with gusts to 28/30 knots from a direction of south or south of south-west. by Cormac Bradley Posted 18 Feb 11:59 GMT Medway RC Laser Winter Series round 11 Medway RC Laser Winter Series round 11 Overall winner decided in Race 13 Warm temperature, southerly winds 14-20 kts and blue sky attracted our best turnout for the Winter Series. Fifteen eager racers launched their boats well before the 10am start time, so early that a practice race was added to the programme. by Jamie Blair Posted 18 Feb 11:41 GMT Get set for a cracker Get set for a cracker There has already been high drama ahead of the RORC Caribbean 600 start The weather forecast is suggesting that moderate trade winds at the start will strengthen during the race, giving classic Caribbean sailing conditions of warm trade winds from the east with a moderate sea state. by Louay Habib Posted 18 Feb 10:56 GMT Dart 18 Worlds day 2 Dart 18 Worlds day 2 Not a cloud in the sky all day with winds gusting to 18 knots Not a cloud in the sky all day with winds gusting to 18 knots, it was a day for waterproof suntan lotion and skill. One Australian competitor described the winds as "Fresh to Frightening!". Perfect. by Mark Hamill-Stewart Posted 18 Feb 10:46 GMT Finn Europeans & Tokyo 2020 Qualifier entry open Finn Europeans & Tokyo 2020 Qualifier entry open Tokyo 2020 Qualifier in Athens this May The championship has recently received approval from the IOC as the second Finn class qualification event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition. by Robert Deaves Posted 18 Feb 09:59 GMT Cousin Trestec Constrictor - A Textile Rope Clutch Cousin Trestec Constrictor - A Textile Rope Clutch Based on the 'Chinese finger trap' so is kinder to your ropes At some point in our lives, we have all experienced the vice-like grip of the 'Chinese finger trap'; when pulled, the cylindrical, woven braid is designed to contract and constrain the finger. by Kerri Robson Posted 18 Feb 09:00 GMT Custom Rigging Frostbites at Kinsale day 3 Custom Rigging Frostbites at Kinsale day 3 A strong South Westerly greets competitors A strong SW breeze greeted our competitors on the third morning of the Custom Rigging Frostbite series in Kinsale. by Dave O'Sullivan Posted 17 Feb 22:18 GMT Whaddya reckon? Whaddya reckon? So what if you made the running surface hard? Really, really, really hard, actually So what if you made the running surface hard? Really, really, really hard, actually. But still made from water, however? Well that would make it ice then. by John Curnow, Editor Sail-World AUS Posted 17 Feb 22:00 GMT Dart 18 Worlds day 1 Dart 18 Worlds day 1 15 knots plus from the south in the Gulf of Thailand A sunny day with the full scope of skills required for the spectrum of wind which filled in to 15 knots plus from the south. by Mark Hamill-Stewart Posted 17 Feb 14:26 GMT NSW Etchells - Hard not to be impressed NSW Etchells - Hard not to be impressed This was not as a result the final day's racing. Even though, and as usual for the Etchells... This was not as a result the final day's racing. Even though, and as usual for the Etchells, it was actually a sailing master class. No, today was memorable for the way the youth sailors turned it on. by John Curnow Posted 17 Feb 12:45 GMT Ocean Elements Beach Club & Yachting Holidays Ocean Elements Beach Club & Yachting Holidays The warm Mediterranean waters are the perfect place to relax The warm Mediterranean waters are the perfect place to sail, swim, sunbathe, paddle.. and relax! by Ocean Elements Posted 17 Feb 12:00 GMT RC44 circuit will kick off in Porto Montenegro RC44 circuit will kick off in Porto Montenegro This prestigious tour of one-design boats brings together sailing and business This prestigious tour of one-design boats, taking place during the second week of April, brings together sailing and business, allowing amateur helmsmen to compete with the world's top sailors in some of the world's most beautiful locations. by Porto Montenegro press Posted 17 Feb 11:23 GMT Sail GP - Sydney Highlights Sail GP - Sydney Highlights Nathan Outteridge and Team Japan had been touted to top the podium. By the end of Day 1 Team Japan had shown every reason why they were favourites, looking much the most controlled in their manoeuvres and heading the race leaderboard by one point from a late-charging Team Australia. by Bow Caddy Media Posted 17 Feb 11:08 GMT 18ft Skiff Australian Championship overall 18ft Skiff Australian Championship overall A wonderful final day of action-packed racing on Sydney Harbour The Asko Appliances team of James Dorron, Harry Bethwaite and Trent Barnabas became the 2018-2019 Australian 18ft Skiff champions after a wonderful day of action-packed racing on Sydney Harbour today. by Frank Quealey Posted 17 Feb 09:28 GMT Time to start thinking about getting the boat out? Time to start thinking about getting the boat out? Everything needed to get your boat cleaned up, repaired and painted at TridentUK Everything needed to get your boat cleaned up, repaired and painted at TridentUK. by TridentUK Posted 16 Feb 16:30 GMT 12,000 miles lined up in 2019 celebrating 15 years 12,000 miles lined up in 2019 celebrating 15 years Class 40 Association celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2019 Founded in 2004, the Class40 Association celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2019; on the agenda to celebrate this anniversary, more than 12,000 miles of races. by Class40 Posted 16 Feb 16:20 GMT Beijaflore wins EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour Beijaflore wins EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour The French team produced a remarkably consistent performance Beijaflore have been crowned champions of EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour, repeating their success of last year to take back-to-back victories in the Middle East's premier yacht racing event. by Oman Sail Posted 16 Feb 16:17 GMT Australia wins inaugural SailGP in Sydney Australia wins inaugural SailGP in Sydney Thousands of spectators turn out to watch the green and gold take victory on home waters The first ever SailGP was witnessed by more than 20,000 people who took to the water on the spectacular Sydney Harbour, providing the perfect amphitheater for the season kick off. by SailGP Communications Posted 16 Feb 15:35 GMT Swansea Watersports gets Sailability Centre status Swansea Watersports gets Sailability Centre status Disabled sailors will get new opportunities to speed around South Wales waters Sailability is the RYA's national programme enabling people with disabilities to try sailing and take part on a regular basis. Becoming a Sailability Centre means reaching high standards of accessibility and safety for sailors of all abilities. by RYA Cymru-Wales Posted 16 Feb 15:18 GMT Learning at RYA Affiliated Clubs Conferences Learning at RYA Affiliated Clubs Conferences The conferences were the most popular yet The free regional conferences, which are held annually, featured key note speakers and a suite of workshops from the RYA and partners. by Becky Gilbert-Wood Posted 16 Feb 14:04 GMT NSW Etchells - Three races surprises all NSW Etchells - Three races surprises all The second day of racing in the 2019 Garmin NSW Etchells did not live up to expectations at all. The second day of racing in the 2019 Garmin International Etchells Class NSW State Championship did not live up to expectations at all. by John Curnow Posted 16 Feb 11:33 GMT
From Grass Roots to Grand PrixMeet your British Sailing Team heroes, win a race day at the European Championships & learn the latest innovations in ropes with Marlow Ropes (Stand G42) at this year's RYA Dinghy Show.Whaddya reckon?So what if you made the running surface hard? Really, really, really hard, actually. But still made from water, however? Well that would make it ice then.Did someone say Opa?!Corfu is blessed with endless amounts of epic hiking trails, but beyond its verdant landscapes, you will find flamingos by the Lefkimmi salt pans, pods of dolphins along its shimmering coastline and the traditional “smashing of the plates” come Easter!Podcast: 50 knots across Sydney HarbourSailGP... it's been a long time coming but now the day is upon us and these boats have been looking sensational on Sydney Harbour.Harken Product Focus: McLubeWith such a huge range of hardware out there, the Harken Tech Team would like to help untangle the different options available. Every month we will be producing a product focus article, giving advice on how to pick the right product for the job.This one goes to eleven!Right. So that quickly and firmly establishes this as an homage to Spinal Tap. However, in reality, what we are dealing with is the impending commencement of all things SailGP.NeilPryde Sailing Team Riders announced for 2019The iconic brand for dinghy and keelboat sailors is supporting some of the UK's most promising young sailors with a range of kit to protect them while they keep active on the water.The Future of Sailing webinarsLiz Rushall of Rushall Marketing, Mark Jardine, Editor of YachtsandYachting.com and Sail-World.com, and Alistair Dickson from the RYA Sport Participation Team have run a series of webinars over the last 12 months.Zhik T3 Trapeze HarnessAt the October 2018 World Sailing Conference, it was agreed that quick release trapeze harnesses will become mandatory by 2023. See for yourself how to pop out of the new Zhik T3 trapeze harness, in a matter of seconds.The pleasure and the painIf you have done enough racing, chances are you've had more than your share of going from boiled lollies to chocolates.Cousin Trestec Constrictor - A Textile Rope ClutchAt some point in our lives, we have all experienced the vice-like grip of the 'Chinese finger trap'; when pulled, the cylindrical, woven braid is designed to contract and constrain the finger.Make 2019 count!"It's just one cup..." but if every one of us reduces our plastic waste consumption by just one item every day it will make a huge impact. So how about we all take one step towards a more sustainable sailing life.Ocean Elements Beach Club & Yachting HolidaysThe warm Mediterranean waters are the perfect place to sail, swim, sunbathe, paddle.. and relax!The story of WetsuitOutlet.co.ukWe recently caught up with Ian Homan of Wetsuitoutlet.co.uk and Tristan Hutt of Zhik, about how they work together, and the size and reach of the online retailer based in Shoeburyness, Essex.Time to start thinking about getting the boat out?Everything needed to get your boat cleaned up, repaired and painted at TridentUK.Big names. Bigger guns!Guns don't get any bigger than Spindrift 2! She has replaced her own record for the dash to the equator by an hour and 48 minutes. In doing so, she set an as yet to be ratified time of four days, 19 hours and 57 minutes.