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GC32 Racing Tour revises its 2021 schedule GC32 Racing Tour revises its 2021 schedule This prudent decision follows the advice of authorities at both the national and local levels With many countries around the world, including those in southern Europe, still in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic, the GC32 Racing Tour, the board of the GC32 class and their stakeholders have made the mutual decision to delay the start of 2021 season. by GC32 Racing Tour Media Posted 15 Apr 06:18 BST Finn Open & U23 Europeans at Vilamoura day 3 Finn Open & U23 Europeans at Vilamoura day 3 Fortune favours the consistent Fortunes changed for many on the third day of 2021 Open and U23 Finn European Championship in Vilamoura, Portugal, after two more races in great conditions, yet as tricky as ever. by Robert Deaves Posted 14 Apr 20:51 BST Could the America's Cup come to Britain? Could the America's Cup come to Britain? This and more on PlanetSail OnCourse Episode 11 In the end, the successful defence of the America's Cup didn't come as a surprise. As the last few races played out it became increasingly clear that the home team had a much faster boat. by Matt Sheahan Posted 14 Apr 20:21 BST 2021 ORC Europeans program confirmed 2021 ORC Europeans program confirmed Scheduled between Naples and Capri this May The program will start with Measurement checks set to begin in just one month before the 66th Regata dei Tre Golfi sets off from the bay of Santa Lucia in Naples at the stroke of midnight, against backdrop of sparkling lights of enchanting Italian city. by ORC Media Posted 14 Apr 19:16 BST Antigua Sailing Week goes virtual Antigua Sailing Week goes virtual Sailing Week Sunday – a virtual event with stories, interviews and entertainment Antigua Sailing Week is pleased to announce Sailing Week Sunday - a virtual event with stories, interviews and entertainment, transmitting from Antigua on April 25, 2021. by Antigua Sailing Week Posted 14 Apr 19:09 BST Drop Nose Pins Drop Nose Pins What are they and why use them? A drop nose pin is a pin that can be used for securing or attaching components. They can be used in a number of places around a boat, but why would you use a drop nose pin instead on a clevis pin or bolt? by Daniel Henderson, Sea Sure Posted 14 Apr 15:43 BST Windfoiling joins Olympic performance pathway Windfoiling joins Olympic performance pathway iQFOiL has become a British Youth Sailing Recognised Class The iQFOiL youth windfoiling class has become a British Youth Sailing Recognised Class in recognition of the exciting new discipline's inclusion at the Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 Olympics. by British Sailing Team Posted 14 Apr 15:36 BST Sailors for the Sea launches discussion forum Sailors for the Sea launches discussion forum Newest resource for the Clean Regattas program Sailors for the Sea Powered by Oceana launched its newest resource for the Clean Regattas program - an online discussion forum where Clean Regatta organizers can ask each other for help and give advice on each of the program's sustainability standards. by Sailors for the Sea Posted 14 Apr 14:56 BST Lawrence Warner enters Global Solo Challenge Lawrence Warner enters Global Solo Challenge Extensive sailing experience with over 250,000 nautical miles at sea British Lawrence Warner lives in Mallorca, Spain, where he works professionally on super-yachts. He has a very extensive sailing experience with over 250,000 nautical miles at sea. by Global Solo Challenge Posted 14 Apr 14:15 BST VIDEO: North Sails Tech Talk VIDEO: North Sails Tech Talk Upwind Speed Booster with Charlie Cumbley & Cyclops Marine With the help of smarttune load sensors from Cyclops Marine, North Sails One Design Expert, and J/70 World Champion Charlie Cumbley explains how the dynamic balance of upwind performance hinges on forestay load. by Cyclops Marine Posted 14 Apr 12:00 BST ILCA Spring Series at Queen Mary day 2 ILCA Spring Series at Queen Mary day 2 Just another day of great racing for the 34 helms 34 ILCAs lined up on the second day of the Spring Series at QMSC after a very tedious lockdown. It is the tradition that the first to round the windward mark of the first race writes the race report - this week that honour comes to Mark Lyttle. by Mark Lyttle Posted 14 Apr 11:44 BST #DiscoverSailing and get on the water this summer #DiscoverSailing and get on the water this summer There's never been a better time to find your local sailing venue With 2021 marked as the year of the staycation, there's never been a better time to find your local sailing venue, get out on the water and #DiscoverSailing. by Susie Nation-Grainer Posted 14 Apr 08:29 BST Young people living through and beyond cancer Young people living through and beyond cancer Back on the water with Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Young people living through and beyond cancer will have the chance to get back on the water with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust this year as the Trust reveals its plans for 2021 today (Wednesday 14 April). by Scott Wilson Posted 14 Apr 08:07 BST Finn Open & U23 Europeans at Vilamoura day 2 Finn Open & U23 Europeans at Vilamoura day 2 Joan Cardona cleans up Joan Cardona, the defending U23 European Champion from Spain, showed some serious form on the second day of the 2021 Open and U23 Finn European Championship in Vilamoura, Portugal. by Robert Deaves Posted 14 Apr 06:14 BST New programme for Rolex Giraglia 2021 New programme for Rolex Giraglia 2021 Coastal races before the offshore classic excluded The Yacht Club Italiano makes it known that, because of the continuing extreme uncertainty internationally, and in particular on the southern French coast, because of regulations to limit the spread of Covid 19, it has decided to modify the programme. by Yacht Club Italiano Posted 13 Apr 18:18 BST Typhoon International launches Harlyn Tech Polo Typhoon International launches Harlyn Tech Polo Sustainable clothing range made of a lightweight and quick dry technical fabric Typhoon International has just unveiled its eagerly awaited Harlyn Tech Polo Shirt, the ultimate in comfort and style due to its advanced design and innovative fabric. by Marina Johnson Posted 13 Apr 16:29 BST Western Australian State Flying Fifteen Champs Western Australian State Flying Fifteen Champs Twenty-four boats take part at Geraldton Yacht Club After a brief hiccup in 2020, the Western Australian State Flying Fifteen Championship returned to its traditional Easter time-slot and the fleet was summoned to appear at Geraldton Yacht Club for a fabulous social program. by Karen Dawes Posted 13 Apr 16:17 BST Grafham Water Sailing Club Restart Series Week 2 Grafham Water Sailing Club Restart Series Week 2 A competitive weekend at the club Grafham Water Sailing Club's leap out of lockdown has continued apace despite some very chilly temperatures. Midweek saw the first of the Wednesday night races with another big entry. by Nigel Denchfield Posted 13 Apr 15:54 BST 2021 Landsail Tyres J-Cup preview 2021 Landsail Tyres J-Cup preview All systems go for the June event! Key Yachting is delighted to announce the launch of the 2021 Landsail Tyres J-Cup. This will be the first major regatta in England following the proposed final stage of the UK Government roadmap to cautiously ease lockdown restrictions. by Louay Habib Posted 13 Apr 15:24 BST Rolex Capri Sailing Week confirmed Rolex Capri Sailing Week confirmed The island of Capri has implemented a rigorous program to safely welcome all participants The first major event of the sailing season will take place as scheduled between Naples and Capri, from 13th to 20th May, with an unprecedented desire to race and on a completely Covid-free island - as confirmed by the administration. by Rolex Capri Sailing Week Posted 13 Apr 15:23 BST Vintage Merlin Rockets at Fishers Green Vintage Merlin Rockets at Fishers Green 13 boats of 7 different designs take part After some deliberation whether to hold the De May vintage Merlin open, the decision was to go for it, offering the use of an outside toilet (no clubhouse access permitted) plus a very pretty venue. by Christian Hill Posted 13 Apr 14:25 BST Midland Topper Travellers at Draycote Water Midland Topper Travellers at Draycote Water An amazing 44 sailors for the first event in the series The opening round of the 2021 Spring Midlands Topper Traveller Series was held at Draycote Water Sailing Club where we had an amazing 44 sailors enter the event. by Mike Powell Posted 13 Apr 07:08 BST Finn Open & U23 Europeans at Vilamoura day 1 Finn Open & U23 Europeans at Vilamoura day 1 Consistent Zsombor Berecz leads after opening day Hungary's Zsombor Berecz opened his title defence at the 2021 Open and U23 Finn European Championship in Vilamoura, Portugal, with steady fourth and fifth places on a day when many favourites were hitting high scores. by Robert Deaves Posted 13 Apr 06:29 BST Charleston Race Week overall Charleston Race Week overall All three days deliver solid conditions While major regattas around the world are still getting canceled because of coronavirus, Charleston Race Week elected to press forward with its 25th anniversary celebration. by Bill Wagner Posted 12 Apr 16:50 BST Dockwa partnership launches savvy navvy into USA Dockwa partnership launches savvy navvy into USA Collaboration with marina reservation app and boater relationship platform Marine navigation company savvy navvy has announced a new partnership with Dockwa, a marina reservation app and boater relationship platform. by Hannah Cotterell, savvy navvy Posted 12 Apr 13:44 BST Easter fun on the water at Lymington Town Easter fun on the water at Lymington Town Who cares about the weather?! It wasn't the warmest of days, but the sun managed to glimpse through to give the impression of warmth. But who cares about the weather, we had the chance to be back on the water! by Emma Bonner Posted 12 Apr 13:40 BST GBR's Neil Payter enters Global Solo Challenge GBR's Neil Payter enters Global Solo Challenge "You don't fight the sea, because you will lose" Neil Payter has been professional sailor and commercial fisherman since 1985 then moved onto becoming a professional skipper and feels now ready for the Global Solo Challenge. by Global Solo Challenge Posted 12 Apr 12:51 BST Crunch time for Finn champ Scott Crunch time for Finn champ Scott Reigning Olympic champion had his campaign on hold for six months Giles Scott says the Finn European Championships will provide a crucial performance benchmark as he returns to the Olympic circuit fresh from the America's Cup. by British Sailing Team Posted 12 Apr 11:57 BST Salcombe Spring Series race 1 Salcombe Spring Series race 1 Starting with port tack flier by National 12; ending with horizon job by RS400 April 10th saw the first races of the Salcombe Yacht Club Spring Series, with a Force 3 to 4 North Easterly on a flood tide. Race Officers Will and Mandy Henderson set the fleet on a beat to Tosnos Point, followed by a tight reach to Gerston. by David Greening Posted 12 Apr 09:51 BST Solway Yacht Club's online 2021 season launch Solway Yacht Club's online 2021 season launch And the Club's poignant connection to Uffa Fox and 'Coweslip' Despite the ongoing Covid restrictions still preventing in-person gatherings, the Club went ahead with an online season-opener to coincide with what should have been "Craning-In" day, traditionally followed by the Fitting Out Party in the Clubhouse. by Ian Purkis Posted 12 Apr 07:49 BST Bembridge Illusion Spring Plate 2021 Bembridge Illusion Spring Plate 2021 Another good turnout for the Island-based helms Another good turnout for the weekend's Spring Plate especially as it was again restricted to Island helms only to be on the safe side particularly shore side. by Mark Downer Posted 12 Apr 06:07 BST Can You Feel It? Can You Feel It? Well? Can you? The Jacksons certainly did back in 1980 with this single from their Triumph album. Well? Can you? The Jacksons certainly did back in 1980 with this single from their Triumph album. Some of the names that went into included the exceptionally talented, and most sought after Greg Phillinganes on ivories, and then one Venetta Fields. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 11 Apr 23:00 BST World class Finn fleet keen to start racing World class Finn fleet keen to start racing Europeans start in Vilamoura, Portugal on Monday The 2021 Open and U23 Finn European Championship gets under way in Vilamoura, Portugal, on Monday with around 49 sailors from 29 nations completing measurement and registration over the weekend. by Robert Deaves Posted 11 Apr 20:22 BST 2024 Vendée Globe projects already launched 2024 Vendée Globe projects already launched New ideas and solutions will make it possible to have a faster, better race The president of the IMOCA Class was a passionate fan of the ninth edition of the Vendée Globe. And so now looking forwards to 2024 projects are emerging fast as are new ideas and solutions which will make it possible to have a faster, better race. by Vendée Globe Posted 11 Apr 18:23 BST Chichester RS400 Open Chichester RS400 Open The first open event of 2021 took place on a particularly cold Saturday morning CYC's first open event of 2021 took place on a particularly cold Saturday morning. The Northerly wind was biting as the 18 competitor boats arrived at the club. by Mark Green Posted 11 Apr 13:43 BST Springformation, Advice, and Must Haves Springformation, Advice, and Must Haves Get your layers right with Rooster If you're anything like us you're making the most of every day you can get out on the water. As more of us head out to enjoy some of the very best of what nature has to offer, we need to make sure we're keeping respectful and as safe as possible. by Rooster Posted 11 Apr 12:00 BST Rolex Fastnet challenge to fundraise for care home Rolex Fastnet challenge to fundraise for care home Jonathan Moon will be raising money for St Cross Grange in Winchester Jonathan Moon, a Hampshire resident, is due to take part in the Rolex Fastnet Yacht Race Challenge, a 700-mile offshore race, to raise money for St Cross Grange care home in Winchester where his dad currently resides. by Jonathan Moon Posted 11 Apr 11:16 BST SailFest Newcastle overall SailFest Newcastle overall Flying TP52 start sets for perfect finish Newcastle Harbour has hosted sailing regattas for over 175 years, but never has it witnessed a sight more exciting or nail-biting than this - eight grand-prix TP52s planing across the line under spinnaker, fanned by 25 knots of wild, wild sou-westerly. by Mark Rothfield Posted 11 Apr 10:27 BST UK Flying Fifteen tribute to HRH Prince Philip UK Flying Fifteen tribute to HRH Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh regularly sailed Coweslip with Uffa Fox By now many will have read and seen the sad news that HRH Prince Philip has died – much will be written about his significant contribution to many walks of life whether science, industry, commerce, environment, sport, and family. by Tim O'Brien, UKFFA President Posted 11 Apr 07:50 BST RORC Spring Series Race 2 RORC Spring Series Race 2 Dawn Treader and Gentoo triumph The Royal Ocean Racing Club's Spring Series continued on Saturday 10th of April with the second race of the series. by Louay Habib Posted 11 Apr 07:14 BST Charleston Race Week day 2 Charleston Race Week day 2 Moving day shakes up standings in some classes It was moving day at Charleston Race Week and many teams took that mandate to heart. There was a shakeup of the standings within several classes as certain boats many opening day leaders were overtaken. by Bill Wagner Posted 11 Apr 06:34 BST A new American crew set for the Globe40 A new American crew set for the Globe40 With two other American projects also in the pipeline Following on from Joe Harris - Gryphon Solo 2 - whose track record includes a first circumnavigation of the globe in 2016, another top-flight American crew has now joined the Globe40 ranks. by Manfred Ramspacher Posted 10 Apr 18:09 BST SailFest Newcastle day 1 SailFest Newcastle day 1 Ichi Ban on top as TP52s go toe-to-toe It was a rare sight indeed to see eight top-flight TP52s going toe-to-toe on a start line, but ultimately a familiar name topped the IRC leader board on Day 1 of the TP52 Gold Cup at Newcastle SailFest Regatta. by Mark Rothfield Posted 10 Apr 14:45 BST Get ready for Spring Adventures with Henri-Lloyd Get ready for Spring Adventures with Henri-Lloyd Wherever you sail, we have the products for your next adventure Wherever you sail, we have the products for your next adventure. Shop now at Henri-Lloyd's new direct price. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 10 Apr 12:00 BST New Tracing Sticker Program launching Summer 2021 New Tracing Sticker Program launching Summer 2021 Goal is to maintain beach safety and access for kitesurfers around the world At its core, the Global Kitesports Association's main objective is to continually ensure that kitesurfing has safe practices through the development and implementation of equipment standards. by Sensi Graves Posted 10 Apr 11:42 BST Stokes Bay Skiff Open Preview Stokes Bay Skiff Open Preview Musto Skiff, B14, RS700 and RS800 sailors will be "Totally Stoked" Musto Skiff, B14, RS700 and RS800 sailors will be "Totally Stoked" to hear that the Stokes Bay skiff open is still going ahead for the 17th of April in a Covid-safe manner. by Emma Pearson Posted 10 Apr 09:32 BST Charleston Race Week day 1 Charleston Race Week day 1 Off to rousing start with multiple races completed Charleston Race Week 2021 got off to a rousing start on Thursday with organizers completing multiple races for all classes in moderate to medium conditions. by Bill Wagner Posted 10 Apr 07:46 BST Camperdown Mitre 10 Bullen Merri Easter Weekend Camperdown Mitre 10 Bullen Merri Easter Weekend Fireballs revel in the conditions on Lake Bullen Merri Wow - what a weekend! With warm weather and wind predicted the entrants to the 2021 Bullen Merri Easter regatta all arrived early and the camp ground was almost full for Thursday night. by Chris Payne Posted 10 Apr 06:10 BST
The Perfect Spring Jacket from Henri-LloydWe talk about our MAV HL Liner jackets a lot, there is a reason for this. We believe that our liner is the perfect jacket for Spring. Don't just take our word for it, see below why it will become your new go-to this season...Can You Feel It?Well? Can you? The Jacksons certainly did back in 1980 with this single from their Triumph album. Some of the names that went into included the exceptionally talented, and most sought after Greg Phillinganes on ivories, and then one Venetta Fields.Drop Nose PinsA drop nose pin is a pin that can be used for securing or attaching components. They can be used in a number of places around a boat, but why would you use a drop nose pin instead on a clevis pin or bolt?The John Westell Centenary pt.5This fifth and final programme in the series celebrating the centenary of John Westell kicks off with the 5o5, but now with John not so much as the designer but as the first volume builder of GRP FiveOs in the UK.VIDEO: North Sails Tech TalkWith the help of smarttune load sensors from Cyclops Marine, North Sails One Design Expert, and J/70 World Champion Charlie Cumbley explains how the dynamic balance of upwind performance hinges on forestay load.Explore. Dream. Discover.The Easter weekend was a time to get on the water around the globe for many. Lockdown restrictions in the UK have eased somewhat, allowing the return of grassroots sports, and the fine weather resulted in sailors heading to their local clubs.Typhoon International launches Harlyn Tech PoloTyphoon International has just unveiled its eagerly awaited Harlyn Tech Polo Shirt, the ultimate in comfort and style due to its advanced design and innovative fabric.AI AC36.5 v1.0The America's Cup is taking the next logical step in its evolution, with the move from the physical to the virtual world. For continuity, the AC75 rule will be retained, with a few modifications, for what will be known as the 'AI AC36.5 v1.0'.Dockwa partnership launches savvy navvy into USAMarine navigation company savvy navvy has announced a new partnership with Dockwa, a marina reservation app and boater relationship platform.America's Cup: Two feetIt can be a unit of measurement. Also the very extremities you use for balance when standing up. Then on March 5 this year, we saw that they can even belong to an avatar assisting you and your cause via reinforcement learning.Springformation, Advice, and Must HavesIf you're anything like us you're making the most of every day you can get out on the water. As more of us head out to enjoy some of the very best of what nature has to offer, we need to make sure we're keeping respectful and as safe as possible.A game for billionairesOne of my favourite Simpsons episodes, from 1992, is where Homer creates a 'Wonder Bat' from a fallen tree branch, leading to a revival of the Springfield nuclear plant softball team's team fortunes.Get ready for Spring Adventures with Henri-LloydWherever you sail, we have the products for your next adventure. Shop now at Henri-Lloyd's new direct price.America's Cup: Sliding DoorsIf the 2021 America's Cup proves one thing, it's that design and innovation reigns supreme. It would be easy to focus on large catamarans, even bigger monohulls, perhaps even seeing the Kiwis start foiling the AC72 cats, or their cyclors of Bermuda.RYA pays tribute to HRH The Duke of EdinburghThe Royal Yachting Association (RYA) is deeply saddened by the loss of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh - former RYA President and RYA Honorary Member.Whispering JackUnabashedly, this title does wholeheartedly refer to the Aussie singing icon, John Farnham. Not that our subject does in any way whatsoever warble in the same category.