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Eastern Region Club of the Year Eastern Region Club of the Year Blackwater SC delighted with RYA recognition Blackwater Sailing Club is delighted to announce that it has been chosen as the Eastern Region Club of the Year in the Royal Yachting Association and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year competition. by Christine Brown Posted 17 Dec 14:14 GMT RS Aero UK Youth Winter Training at Chew RS Aero UK Youth Winter Training at Chew Great fun with evening quiz too Weekend 2 of the six-weekend RS Aero Youth Winter Training Programme visited a breezy but mild Chew Valley SC on 8/9th December with the Youth Team of 30 young sailors braced for a fun but testing time afloat. by Andrew Frost Posted 17 Dec 13:26 GMT Spinlock introduces GlowSpot® Spinlock introduces GlowSpot® Another innovative feature to its DURO range Spinlock is pleased to announce that it will be introducing yet another innovative feature to its DURO range of commercial marine lifejackets in the form of a new bladder that uses Glowspot® retro-reflection technology. by Spinlock Posted 17 Dec 12:00 GMT Pwllheli Challenge Series week 8 Pwllheli Challenge Series week 8 Overall winners announced after final race As storm Deirdre cleared during Sunday's sunrise competitors of the last weekend of the Pwllheli Challenge Series and Winter Series got a display of rainbows with just 8kts in Plas Heli marina. by Vicky Cox Posted 17 Dec 10:47 GMT Structural Furling Forestays Structural Furling Forestays An increasingly popular, lightweight alternative Continuous line furlers, together with a torsional cable, is an alternative furling system for the main structural forestay. This is an increasingly popular, lightweight choice for both racing and cruising sailors. by Phil Anniss Posted 17 Dec 09:00 GMT Intense preparation with nine days to go Intense preparation with nine days to go One team have 101 Sydney Hobart races between them Intense preparation is the name of the game as realisation dawns on owners and crews that only nine days remain before the start of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's (CYCA) 2018 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. by Di Pearson Posted 17 Dec 07:05 GMT DMYC Frostbite Series day 7 DMYC Frostbite Series day 7 No sign of the 15 knots that had been promised With howling gales on Saturday, courtesy of Storm Deirdre, the weather forecast for today was a lot more benign with a base wind of 9 knots with gusts up to 15 knots from a WSW direction. Or at least that's what XCWeather was saying during the morning. by Cormac Bradley Posted 16 Dec 20:49 GMT Follow Sailing Uma as they travel the world Follow Sailing Uma as they travel the world B&G® pleased to announce their support Selling everything they owned, leaving the rat race behind, follow the journey of a young couple as they navigate the world. by Dulcie Allen Posted 16 Dec 14:00 GMT 2018 Sail Melbourne International overall 2018 Sail Melbourne International overall Olympians secure medals on day 4 After challenging race disruptions over the four-day event, caused by the current weather system sitting over Australia's east coast, it was a welcome finish for the close to 400 competitors from all across Australia and from 18 countries. by Cora Zillich Posted 16 Dec 11:50 GMT D-Marin ORC World Championship open for entry D-Marin ORC World Championship open for entry 2019 event should attract around 150 boats and 1,000 sailors Except in D-Marin Mandalina, the sailing boats will also be berthed on beautiful Sibenik waterfront promenade, so locals and their guests will be able to see them from up close. by ORC Media Posted 16 Dec 11:09 GMT Dates and teams are announced for Nord Stream Race Dates and teams are announced for Nord Stream Race Connecting Baltics through Sport An idea becomes a tradition: The 8th edition of the Nord Stream Race will take place from 23 June to 5 July 2019. Under the motto "Connecting Baltics through Sport", the race starts in Kiel and travels more than 1,000 nautical miles. by Nord Stream Race Posted 16 Dec 10:22 GMT 18ft Skiff NSW Championship race 4 18ft Skiff NSW Championship race 4 An awesome display of power sailing by the Smeg team The Smeg 18ft Skiff team of Michael Coxon, Ricky Bridge and Mike McKensey gave an awesome display of power sailing as they tamed the 25-knot, gusting to 30-knots, North East wind to take out Race 4 of the NSW 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour. by Frank Quealey Posted 16 Dec 07:45 GMT A great Rhum A great Rhum 40th anniversary proved to be a memorable edition The 40th anniversary Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe proved to be a memorable edition, with big crowds turning out in Saint Malo to see the record fleet of 123 boats in six divisions start the 3,542-nautical mile race to Pointe-à-Pitre. by Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe Posted 15 Dec 20:55 GMT Visit the pearl of the Andaman Visit the pearl of the Andaman Read Sunsail's Thailand sailing guide See winter differently in Thailand and enjoy 10% off when you book before the 20 December to uncover hidden lagoons, traditional fishing villages and ancient island temples. by Sunsail Posted 15 Dec 17:00 GMT 2018 Sail Melbourne International day 3 2018 Sail Melbourne International day 3 Australian Sailing Team sailors in medal positions ahead of final day It was another late day of sailing on the penultimate day of Sail Melbourne International (13-16 December 2018) with only the Finn, Nacra 17/15, Opti and BicTechno classes getting some racing in. by Cora Zillich Posted 15 Dec 14:39 GMT Supernova Noble Marine Traveller Series 2019 Supernova Noble Marine Traveller Series 2019 Looking to be a fantastic year for the class The 2019 Supernova Traveller Series has been announced and it is looking to be a fantastic year for the series. We have an excellent line up this year with 15 events as well as 2 class coaching days before Open events at Bowmoor and Hunts. by Ellen Clancy Posted 15 Dec 14:27 GMT FREE Next working Day Delivery FREE Next working Day Delivery On orders over £75* at TridentUK! Get it delivered in time for Christmas at TridentUK! Orders over £75* before 1pm on Thursday 20th December to UK mainland, excluding the Scottish Highlands and bulky items. by TridentUK Posted 15 Dec 10:30 GMT "The Ocean Race" is born in Paris "The Ocean Race" is born in Paris Good progress was made and celebrated in Paris this week Good progress was made and celebrated in Paris this week with IMOCA ratifying a version of their class rule for fully crewed events. “We intend to issue the Notice of Race and open the entry period in the coming days ” - Richard Brisius by The Ocean Race media Posted 15 Dec 10:09 GMT Weymouth RNLI 150th anniversary celebrations Weymouth RNLI 150th anniversary celebrations A host of events to mark the momentous occasion Weymouth RNLI is celebrating 150 years of lifesaving in 2019 with a host of events to mark the momentous occasion. by Ken Francis Posted 15 Dec 10:05 GMT Brenin Adventures becomes an RYA OnBoard Centre Brenin Adventures becomes an RYA OnBoard Centre Children in mid-Wales will again be able to give sailing a go Not-For-Profit operation Brenin Adventures was started at the beginning of 2018 by the management team which had run the Staylittle Outdoor Centre, which was owned and then closed by Powys County Council. by RYA Cymru-Wales Posted 15 Dec 10:04 GMT Help get sailing and windsurfing reinstated Help get sailing and windsurfing reinstated To the list of activities eligible for practical assessment at GCSE, AS-level and A-level The Department for Education's public consultation is now inviting proposals to add activities to the published GCSE, AS and A Level physical education (PE) list. by RYA Posted 15 Dec 08:00 GMT Introduction to race coaching course Introduction to race coaching course Held at Queen Mary Sailing Club At the end of November, we held a one day course to introduce the key elements of effective race coaching to a group of national level Topper sailors all from different sailing clubs in the London & South East region. by Graham Evans Posted 15 Dec 07:22 GMT Good Championship Year for HISC sailors Good Championship Year for HISC sailors Finish the season off in style with the annual Christmas Cracker Pursuit Race Sailors from all the active HISC classes were out and about getting in the silverware this year. Firstly, eight Elites travelled to Belfast Lough where Mike & Caroline McIntyre & Simon Childs were victorious. by Nikki Eaves Posted 15 Dec 07:05 GMT 2018 Sail Melbourne International day 2 2018 Sail Melbourne International day 2 Four seasons in one day at day two Season's Greetings was the theme at day two of Sail Melbourne International 2018, with sailors battling the elements of sun, rain, not enough and then too much wind on Port Phillip today. by Cora Zillich Posted 14 Dec 21:38 GMT RS800 class looks forward to a packed 2019 RS800 class looks forward to a packed 2019 Calendar is full, including the 20th Anniversary Reunion Regatta On 23-24 Mar the fleet gathers at picturesque Rutland Water SC after our Winter hibernation. We join the Mustos and B14s for well-run racing on flat water with maybe the odd shifting gust to wake us up. by Emma McEwen Posted 14 Dec 18:04 GMT Yanmar principal partner for Dragon Gold Cup 2019 Yanmar principal partner for Dragon Gold Cup 2019 The Dutch Dragon Class Association is proud to announce a high value partnership with YANMAR Co. Ltd The Dutch Dragon Class Association has entered into cooperation with Yanmar, the Japan based industrial equipment manufacturer, for the company to be the principal partner during the Dragon Gold Cup Event 2019. by Fiona Brown Posted 14 Dec 14:52 GMT Join Ancasta at the Dusseldorf Boat Show 2019 Join Ancasta at the Dusseldorf Boat Show 2019 The largest indoor boatshow on the planet is now only six weeks away! The largest indoor boatshow on the planet is now only six weeks away and with no London Boat Show this year, our appointment book for Dusseldorf viewings is filling up fast! by Ancasta International Posted 14 Dec 14:00 GMT Clagett/Oakcliff Match Race Clinic & Regatta 2019 Clagett/Oakcliff Match Race Clinic & Regatta 2019 To be held September 20-22 at Sagamore Yacht Club It has been confirmed that the fourth annual Clagett/Oakcliff Match Race Clinic and Regatta for sailors with disabilities will be held September 20-22, 2019. Hosting the clinic and regatta for the second year will be the Sagamore Yacht Club in Oyster Bay. by Sam Crichton Posted 14 Dec 13:33 GMT RYA National Match Racing Championship Final RYA National Match Racing Championship Final Mark Lees take the title at Queen Mary Sailing Club Following a thrilling climax to the 2018 RYA Match Racing season which saw Mark Lees take the title at the National Match Racing Championship Final, the new and expanded RYA match racing season is already underway. by Will Carson Posted 14 Dec 13:25 GMT From Theory to Practice From Theory to Practice The Hard Route to Ultimate Boatspeed We speak to Hyde Sails' Nigel & Jack Grogan. It has been noticeable that their strategy for the last four years has been to concentrate on specific dinghy and small keelboat classes, making sure they are getting it right. by Mark Jardine Posted 14 Dec 12:00 GMT Winter foiling news, the 2018 review Winter foiling news, the 2018 review Early events for the F101 have also shown that this versatility is taken into the racing At present we are planning to winter at Pro Vela in Spain, moving to France as it warms up and then visiting the UK for the summer before transferring back to Spain for an Autumn and winter programme. by Rob Andrews, Foiling World Posted 14 Dec 11:21 GMT 18ft Skiff 'Supercup' in Sydney 18ft Skiff 'Supercup' in Sydney Many past JJ Giltinan (world) champions return for one day only Following a day of consistent rain, a brief thunderstorm, low visibility and light winds, the inaugural Australian 18 Footers League 18ft Skiff Supercup races got under way in poor sailing conditions, but the weather improved. by Frank Quealey Posted 14 Dec 09:55 GMT Mothquito nominated best design Foiling Awards Mothquito nominated best design Foiling Awards Foiling Awards, the greatest recognition a foiling boat can achieve worldwide Foiling Awards, organised by Foiling Week, are the greatest recognition a foiling boat can achieve worldwide. by Mothquito Foiling Catamaran Posted 14 Dec 06:40 GMT Australian OK Dinghy Nationals: Two weeks to go Australian OK Dinghy Nationals: Two weeks to go The entry list includes the four most successful Australian OK Dinghy sailors With just two weeks to go before the start of the 57th Australian OK Dinghy Championship, the entry list is looking like a who's who of OK sailing in Australia, with 30 entries so far received. by Robert Deaves Posted 13 Dec 22:53 GMT American Magic opens Base at Port of Pensacola American Magic opens Base at Port of Pensacola A large and protected flat water training venue in Florida New York Yacht Club American Magic, U.S. Challenger for the 36th America's Cup, today announced that the Port of Pensacola will serve as the team's winter training base in late 2018 and early 2019. The team was formed in 2017 to win the America's Cup. by Will Ricketson Posted 13 Dec 21:59 GMT Rooster 4 for 3 Ends Tomorrow Rooster 4 for 3 Ends Tomorrow Hand-picked most popular items! We've hand-picked some of our most popular items to make finding the perfect gift even easier and what's more, simply choose any four items and get the lowest priced item free. The 4 for 3 offer ends 12:00 noon(GMT) Friday 14th December 2018. by Rooster Posted 13 Dec 17:58 GMT RYA Scotland Winter Championship at Largs RYA Scotland Winter Championship at Largs Seven 29ers enjoy some great close racing Seven 29ers had some great close racing over the weekend at the RYAS Winter Championship. by Andrew Robertson Posted 13 Dec 17:54 GMT Lennon's last shipping dates for Christmas Lennon's last shipping dates for Christmas Make sure you get your order in by 20th December If you're not sure what to get the sailor in your life for Christmas, don't forget to visit Lennon's website! Orders placed up to and including 11am on Thursday 20th December will be delivered within the UK in time for Christmas*. by Lennon Performance Products Posted 13 Dec 14:00 GMT Record entries for Transpac 50 Record entries for Transpac 50 And a new Corinthian Trophy Race Managers at the Transpacific Yacht Club are pleased to announce that next July's 50th biennial edition of the 2225-mile Transpac race from Los Angeles to Honolulu has set a new record of 82 entries to date. by Transpacific Yacht Club Posted 13 Dec 13:08 GMT RS Aero UK Southern Circuit - Overall Results RS Aero UK Southern Circuit - Overall Results 164 entries from over 150 helms There were 164 entries from over 150 RS Aero sailors competing in at least one event of this year's RS Aero UK Southern Circuit. The series consisted of 6 events at Burghfield, Lymington, Lee on Solent, Salcombe, Chew and Rutland. by RS Aero UK Class Association Posted 13 Dec 11:17 GMT 2018 Sail Melbourne International day 1 2018 Sail Melbourne International day 1 No zombie cyclone can stop sailors at Sail Melbourne On the first day of 2018 Sail Melbourne International, Melbourne's weather presented itself from a challenging side with the day starting out in rainy, windy and ever-changing conditions, requiring a lot of patience from sailors and race management alike. by Elizabeth Sersta Posted 13 Dec 11:09 GMT SNSM reveals its bespoke Crewsaver lifejacket SNSM reveals its bespoke Crewsaver lifejacket SOLAS approved custom-made ErgoFit 3D Twin Chamber lifejacket Crewsaver designers worked closely with SNSM in the design and trial phases to develop the SOLAS approved custom-made ErgoFit 3D Twin Chamber lifejacket. Supplied in two colourways – one for operation and one for training purposes. by Mike Shepherd Posted 13 Dec 10:00 GMT RS200 Winter Series at Royal Harwich week 3 RS200 Winter Series at Royal Harwich week 3 Another great turnout on 9th December The final Sunday of the RS200 Winter series at Royal Harwich Yacht Club saw another great turnout on 9th December, even with the originally forecast 30-40 knots gusts. Luckily the breeze was strong, but sailable. by Chris Mayhew Posted 13 Dec 09:49 GMT The IMOCA class continues to push forward The IMOCA class continues to push forward 2019 looks like being an exciting, action-packed year with six races The IMOCA class held its annual general meeting on Tuesday 11th December in Paris. This gathering enabled the class to present its appraisal of what was a very positive 2018 season coming to a climax with an outstanding edition of the Route du Rhum by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 13 Dec 09:28 GMT Clipper Race crew claims National Yachting Award Clipper Race crew claims National Yachting Award Simon DuBois has been announced as Québec Sailor of the Year Quebecan Clipper 2017-18 Race crew member Simon DuBois, who raced around the world on board the Visit Seattle team yacht, has been announced as Québec Sailor of the Year. by Clipper Round the World Posted 13 Dec 07:15 GMT SOLAS Big Boat Challenge wrap for 2018 SOLAS Big Boat Challenge wrap for 2018 Nic Douglass catches up on all the action What a day it was this year for the Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge! by Nic Douglass Posted 13 Dec 06:37 GMT Training injury puts Am Cup champ out of classic Training injury puts Am Cup champ out of classic Twice America's Cup champion, Jimmy Spithill has incurred an elbow tendon injury Twice America's Cup champion, Jimmy Spithill has incurred an elbow tendon injury while preparing for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race on Comanche 100 by Di Pearson/RSHYR Media Posted 13 Dec 02:09 GMT GGR Day 164: Storm threatens Istvan Kopar GGR Day 164: Storm threatens Istvan Kopar Storm threatens Istvan Kopar As French race leader Jean-Luc Van Den Heede works to protect his shrinking lead over 2nd placed Dutch rival Mark Slats, the focus is once more on a violent storm in the Southern Ocean that looks likely to overtake 4th placed American/Hungarian Istvan by Barry Pickthall, Golden Globe Race Posted 13 Dec 00:55 GMT
Spinlock introduces GlowSpot®Spinlock is pleased to announce that it will be introducing yet another innovative feature to its DURO range of commercial marine lifejackets in the form of a new bladder that uses Glowspot® retro-reflection technology.From Theory to PracticeWe speak to Hyde Sails' Nigel & Jack Grogan. It has been noticeable that their strategy for the last four years has been to concentrate on specific dinghy and small keelboat classes, making sure they are getting it right.Structural Furling ForestaysContinuous line furlers, together with a torsional cable, is an alternative furling system for the main structural forestay. This is an increasingly popular, lightweight choice for both racing and cruising sailors.My first season foiling by Keith BedboroughAs I'm sure many others in the sailing world will relate, I was suitably amazed by the spectacle of the foiling cats in the last two America's Cups and this ignited a spark within me to learn more about this exciting new type of sailing.Follow Sailing Uma as they travel the worldSelling everything they owned, leaving the rat race behind, follow the journey of a young couple as they navigate the world.Kindly Leave the StageThe Carnival is over...but the Show must go on! These comparisons with a circus have never been stronger, all the more now that the Finn has been told to "kindly leave the stage", with the Olympic Regatta at Enoshima bringing an end to 72 years service.Visit the pearl of the AndamanSee winter differently in Thailand and enjoy 10% off when you book before the 20 December to uncover hidden lagoons, traditional fishing villages and ancient island temples.From surfer to Round the World Race winnerWe talked to Wendy Tuck, winner of the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race who is also the first female skipper ever to have won a round the world race of any type. She has also recently been awarded Australian Sailing's Female Sailor of the Year.FREE Next working Day DeliveryGet it delivered in time for Christmas at TridentUK! Orders over £75* before 1pm on Thursday 20th December to UK mainland, excluding the Scottish Highlands and bulky items.Collaboration and evolutionAt the METS 2018 marine trade fair we spoke to Nigel Parkes from Crewsaver, Tom Harrop from Exposure Lights / OLAS and Alan Roberts, their sponsored dinghy and offshore sailor.Help get sailing and windsurfing reinstatedThe Department for Education's public consultation is now inviting proposals to add activities to the published GCSE, AS and A Level physical education (PE) list.Get the underside of your boat feeling fruityWe spoke to Andy Yeomans of Grapefruit Coatings and Sébastien Charles of RENOLIT about the RENOLIT DOLPHIN S coating which substantially limits growth on the underside of your hull.Join Ancasta at the Dusseldorf Boat Show 2019The largest indoor boatshow on the planet is now only six weeks away and with no London Boat Show this year, our appointment book for Dusseldorf viewings is filling up fast!Spinlock's DAME Award winning Sail-SenseYachtsandYachting.com spoke to Ash Holmes at the METS 2018 marine trade fair, about the DAME Award that Spinlock have just won in the marine electronics category.Rooster 4 for 3 Ends TomorrowWe've hand-picked some of our most popular items to make finding the perfect gift even easier and what's more, simply choose any four items and get the lowest priced item free. The 4 for 3 offer ends 12:00 noon(GMT) Friday 14th December 2018.The Logistics Genie: We speak to JT of GAC PindarWe spoke to Jeremy Troughton - universally known as 'JT' - General Manager of Marine Leisure and Events at GAC Pindar, who has recently come back from the huge logistical challenge of the Volvo Ocean Race.