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Merlin Rocket Craftinsure Silver Tiller Round 18 Merlin Rocket Craftinsure Silver Tiller Round 18 Blue skies warm sun and zero wind to start at Upper Thames This one-day Silver Tiller Open started with blue skies warm sun and zero wind so even with the almost non-existent stream the start of the first race had to be delayed. by Richard Pausey Posted 23 Sep 10:10 BST Europe Inlands at Oxford Europe Inlands at Oxford Perfect weather on Saturday at Farmoor Reservoir Twenty Europe sailors gathered at Oxford Sailing Club, Farmoor Reservoir, for the last event of the season, a chance to catch up with fellow Europe sailors and see who could bag the honour of becoming the 2019 Inlands Champion. by Lucy Boreham Posted 23 Sep 05:39 BST Bart's Bash 2019 at Felixstowe Ferry Bart's Bash 2019 at Felixstowe Ferry Eighteen boats of many kinds turn up to race Bart's Bash has come around which gave us another opportunity to remember the life of Andrew Simpson and also raise some money for the Andrew Simpson Foundation. by Edward Swain Posted 23 Sep 05:32 BST 2019 RS Aerocup and Dutch National Championships 2019 RS Aerocup and Dutch National Championships A weekend of firsts for the RS Aero fleet in the Netherlands Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September was a weekend of firsts for the RS Aero fleet in the Netherlands. The RS Aerocup visited the Netherlands for the first time, which helped ensure the first ever official RS Aero 7 Dutch National Championship. by Tine Karlson Posted 23 Sep 05:21 BST Getting serious Getting serious As American Magic get their initial AC75 up and foiling first over the Defenders... As American Magic get their initial AC75 up and foiling first over the Defenders, a vessel known as K8 sat in the pond at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 22 Sep 23:00 BST GBR team in Marseille SailGP overall GBR team in Marseille SailGP overall Brits take fourth place in their first SailGP Championship season It was all on for today. The final two fleet races to decide the third place podium following by the climax to the season-long rivalry between Australia and Japan for the $1m prizemoney and the title of SailGP Season 1 Champion. by Leslie Ryan Posted 22 Sep 22:00 BST 2019 Melges 24 Pre-worlds overall 2019 Melges 24 Pre-worlds overall Bombarda takes it all and the Melges 24 fleet flies toward the Worlds "Since the very first day of training here in Villasimius, the feeling with the race course and the boat has been positive. This positive wake has continued even in the following days of racing." by International Melges 24 Class Association Posted 22 Sep 20:52 BST Mini-Transat La Boulangère 2019: A foretaste! Mini-Transat La Boulangère 2019: A foretaste! A dress rehearsal prior to the start of leg one Despite the delayed start of the 22nd edition of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère, there was a festival atmosphere this Sunday in La Rochelle. by Aurélie Bargat Posted 22 Sep 20:33 BST Rooster 420 Autumn Championship at Rutland Rooster 420 Autumn Championship at Rutland Glorious sunshine and breeze on Saturday, less so on Sunday! The weather wasn't particularly autumnal when the 420 fleet rolled up at Rutland SC for their Rooster sponsored Autumn Championships, with glorious sunshine and breeze across the lake promising some great sailing on Saturday. by Jennie Clark Posted 22 Sep 19:21 BST Marseille SailGP overall Marseille SailGP overall Tom Slingsby wins historic first SailGP Championship for Australia Tom Slingsby today made history, helming the Australia SailGP Team to victory over Nathan Outteridge's Japan SailGP Team in the SailGP Season 1 Championship Final Race. by SailGP Posted 22 Sep 19:10 BST FAST40+ One Ton Cup overall FAST40+ One Ton Cup overall Rán lifts the prestigious trophy for a second time in Le Havre Niklas Zennstrom's Rán has retained the One Ton Cup, winning the prestigious trophy in Le Havre for the second time. It was never easy for Rán who won five of the ten races sailed, often by just a few seconds. by Louay Habib Posted 22 Sep 19:03 BST RS Aero UK Midland Championships RS Aero UK Midland Championships Chris Hatton in the 9s and Roscoe Martin in the 7s dominate at Chelmarsh A perfect blue sky forecast of 12mph with gusts expected in the high teens brought a fleet of 22 boats together from across the Midlands. Most of the clubs represented reported growing numbers of this high adrenaline boat on their start lines. by Matt Thursfield Posted 22 Sep 15:05 BST RS600 youth sailing success RS600 youth sailing success Single-handed trapeze skiff! What more could a teenager want? Single-handed trapeze skiff! What more could a teenager want? A boat of raw speed with a friendly fleet and space for everyone. This is what I'd heard about the RS600 class when I decided to join my Dad in the class at the RS Games in 2018. by Christopher Haslam & Ian Symonds Posted 22 Sep 14:30 BST The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 7 The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 7 Scoring Gate points up for grabs On the day seven of Race 2: The Commodore's Cup, Visit Sanya, China and Ha Long Bay, Viet Nam lead the charge to the Scoring Gate but until Qingdao reappears from Stealth Mode, the team to be awarded the first bonus points of Race 2 will remain undecided. by The Clipper Race Posted 22 Sep 12:21 BST RS Sailing win The Green Blue Environmental Award RS Sailing win The Green Blue Environmental Award Joint winners at the 2019 Southampton Boat Show RS Sailing are proud to be jointly awarded British Marine's Environmental Award for their sustainability efforts alongside Spirit Yachts at the Southampton International Boat Show 2019. by Lynn Billowes Posted 22 Sep 11:00 BST National 12 Gul Series at Ripon preview National 12 Gul Series at Ripon preview Including a Try-a-12 session for anyone new to the class The seventh event in the National 12 2019 Gul Series is on Saturday 5th October at Ripon SC. by Tim Hampshire Posted 22 Sep 10:40 BST Boat Maintenance and Book Sale at Trident-UK Boat Maintenance and Book Sale at Trident-UK Between 10 and 50% off many products On sale now: Star brite Black Streak Remover, McLube Hullkote Speed Polish, International Toplac Premium High Gloss Paint, Plastic Padding Gelcoat Filler, and more. by TridentUK Posted 22 Sep 09:00 BST Bart's Bash Regatta 2019 at Hebe Haven YC Bart's Bash Regatta 2019 at Hebe Haven YC A fun programme of events and raising funds for Sailability Hong Kong There are inherent risks in sport and sailing is no exception. Tragically, British sailor Andrew 'Bart' Simpson*, died on the 9th of May 2013 when his catamaran capsized on San Francisco Bay during training for the 34th America's Cup. by Rob Allen Posted 22 Sep 07:16 BST Marseille SailGP day 2 Marseille SailGP day 2 China's first race win of SailGP Season 1 Phil Robertson and the China SailGP Team triumphed with a first-ever race win on the penultimate day of the Marseille SailGP Season 1 Grand Final. by SailGP Posted 21 Sep 21:46 BST Finnish J/70 Sailing League event 1 Finnish J/70 Sailing League event 1 A cross-section of weather from light to breezy conditions in Espoo This past weekend, the Finnish J/70 Sailing League sailed their first of three events in Espoo, Finland for the twelve sailing clubs from across their cool Scandinavian nations. by J/Boats Posted 21 Sep 18:39 BST GBR team in Marseille SailGP day 2 GBR team in Marseille SailGP day 2 Disappointing results for British team but all on for final day An interesting day on the water where everyone was expecting super strong winds that never materialized. In fact the conditions were variable all afternoon seeing some decent gusts and then massive holes of no wind, testing conditions for all six teams. by Leslie Ryan Posted 21 Sep 18:20 BST Pedote and Marchand finish the race in Défi Azimut Pedote and Marchand finish the race in Défi Azimut Giancarlo and Anthony complete the 665-mile course in 13th position after a little over two days. During this time, they were subjected to varied conditions to say the least, with a steady breeze over the first two thirds of the route, which enabled them to maintain an average speed of over 20 knots and test their machine. by Giancarlo Pedote Posted 21 Sep 18:03 BST Mini-Transat La Boulangère: A prologue to warm-up Mini-Transat La Boulangère: A prologue to warm-up Patience is key for the 87 women and men competing The lively wind conditions and sea state in the Bay of Biscay and offshore of Cape Finisterre mean that it won't be possible to reschedule the race start until this coming Wednesday at the earliest. by Aurélie Bargat Posted 21 Sep 17:53 BST FAST40+ One Ton Cup day 3 FAST40+ One Ton Cup day 3 The third day featured more brilliant sunshine but a lighter breeze The penultimate day of the 2019 One Ton Cup featured two races with downwind starts and round the buoys courses. The downwind spinnaker action was pulsating, an incredible sight, as the fleet took off from the get-go. by Louay Habib Posted 21 Sep 17:39 BST How do you boost participation in the sport? How do you boost participation in the sport? Mix it up! Like the Chicago Regatta did Chicago Yacht Club has been searching for the sweet spot. This year's Chicago Regatta is proof of concept. CYC flipped the switch on the traditional format and is At The Front of a new line of thinking. by Harken Posted 21 Sep 17:00 BST Hansas at Frensham Pond Hansas at Frensham Pond National TT Series Round 10 The tenth Event in the Hansa National Traveller Trophy Series was hosted by Frensham Pond Sailability on Wednesday 18th September 2019. The event was well attended with 24 boats and 31 sailors taking part in the four-race programme. by Kate Whyatt Posted 21 Sep 16:41 BST The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 6 The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 6 Competition heats up with thrilling close racing Incredibly after around 1,000 nautical miles of racing, three boats - GoToBermuda, Zhuhai, and WTC Logistics, have almost been in touching distance as they raced along the coast of Western Sahara. by The Clipper Race Posted 21 Sep 15:51 BST Production boats: a wide open playing field Production boats: a wide open playing field 65 Mini-Transat entries are production Minis, 7 of whom are women Among the 87 sailors competing in the 22nd edition of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère, 65 will be setting sail on production Minis, seven of whom are women. Just five of the competitors are 'repeat offenders'. by Aurélie Bargat Posted 21 Sep 15:11 BST The Ocean Race Summits delivers in Genoa The Ocean Race Summits delivers in Genoa Impactful solutions to address the crisis affecting the health of our oceans The first of The Ocean Race Summits took place in Genoa, Italy on Friday, a day of climate activism around the world... by The Ocean Race Posted 21 Sep 13:36 BST Eleven legendary skippers set for San Diego Eleven legendary skippers set for San Diego To compete at the 2019 International Masters Regatta One of San Diego Yacht Club's most prized regattas returns to South San Diego Bay October 18-20, 2019: The International Masters Regatta (IMR). An invited, legendary group of 11 Master sailors from around the country come for a three-day battle by Casey Allocco Posted 21 Sep 13:04 BST Does your boat need some TLC? Does your boat need some TLC? Specialists at P&B are highly experienced in repairing all kinds of spars Every spar is different and over the years we have seen all kinds of damage, whether it's from accidents, general wear and tear or neglect. The specialist team at P&B are highly experienced in repairing all kinds of spars, from wooden masts to carbon. by P&B Posted 21 Sep 12:00 BST 2019 Melges 24 Pre-worlds day 2 2019 Melges 24 Pre-worlds day 2 Bombarda still leading, but FGF Sailing Team narrows the gap Second day of racing in Villasimius for the eve event of the Melges 24 World Championship 2019: the fleet completes three more races, which are added to those disputed yesterday by International Melges 24 Class Association Posted 21 Sep 11:58 BST Giancarlo and Anthony team up for TJV 2019 Giancarlo and Anthony team up for TJV 2019 United duo, efficient duo, a shared vision Without mutual trust and without a shared vision, there is no performance! That's something that Giancarlo Pedote and Anthony Marchand have a firm grasp of. by Giancarlo Pedote Posted 21 Sep 10:56 BST Audi 52 Super Series Sailing Week preview Audi 52 Super Series Sailing Week preview Porto Cervo set for two or three cornered title showdown The closest finish to a title race in the history of the 52 SUPER SERIES will come to a head on the scenic waters of Sardinia's Costa Smeralda next week at the Audi 52 Super Series Sailing Week Porto Cervo. by 52 Super Series Posted 21 Sep 10:06 BST Hyde Sails Autumn Offer now live Hyde Sails Autumn Offer now live Discounts available on race-winning One Design sails With the 2019 season nearing an end and people at the Southampton boat show trying to pick up those end of season bargains, you too must also be thinking about winterising the boat ready for your assault on the title of your favoured class next year. by Hyde Sails Posted 21 Sep 09:00 BST North Island to Starboard North Island to Starboard From the Isle of Wight, around Britain in a 15ft catamaran Why would anybody want to sail around Britain: to endure all the worst that the weather and the sea can throw at you, just to end up in the same place as you started? by Liam Thom Posted 21 Sep 09:00 BST 2019 BOTTLE boat Championship at Waldringfield 2019 BOTTLE boat Championship at Waldringfield 17 entries travel to race in almost perfect conditions Good winds, tide and sunshine allowed this unusual and spectacular radio sailing event on the tidal River Deben to be thoroughly enjoyed by competitors and spectators alike. by Roger Stollery Posted 21 Sep 05:58 BST 2019 Melges 24 Pre-worlds day 1 2019 Melges 24 Pre-worlds day 1 Day one only responds to the name of Bombarda The race course of Villasimius could not welcome any better the Melges 24 fleet that, starting today, is engaged in a three-days of racing valid as a rehearsal for the main event of the season, the Melges 24 World Championship 2019 by International Melges 24 Class Association Posted 20 Sep 23:45 BST Marseille SailGP day 1 Marseille SailGP day 1 Nathan Outteridge and Tom Slingsby one step closer Tensions heightened in front of the fan-lined Seawall as Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge went head to head on the Rade Nord racecourse at the Marseille SailGP Season 1 Grand Final. by SailGP Posted 20 Sep 21:53 BST GBR team in Marseille SailGP day 1 GBR team in Marseille SailGP day 1 Solid performance, posting a third, second and third The Great Britain SailGP team delivered a solid day of racing today posting a 3rd, 2nd and 3rd with some smart, fast and consistent racing across the three fleet races to move back up into third place overall. by Leslie Ryan Posted 20 Sep 20:41 BST FAST40+ One Ton Cup day 2 FAST40+ One Ton Cup day 2 Niklas Zennstrom's Rán leads by one point after six races 18 knots, gusting over 20, with a rough sea state, had the FAST40+ fleet at full speed on the second day of the One Ton Cup. The FAST40+ fleet enjoyed a full-on day of thrilling racing with enthralling action. by Louay Habib Posted 20 Sep 20:18 BST ASF warded Charity of the Year ASF warded Charity of the Year Andrew Simpson Foundation lauded at Southampton Boat Show Following an extremely successful weekend for Bart's Bash around the world, the Andrew Simpson Foundation was presented with the prestigious British Marine Charity of the Year Award at the Southampton International Boat Show this week. by Titch Blachford Posted 20 Sep 18:37 BST Lymington XOD Wednesday Series race 18 Lymington XOD Wednesday Series race 18 The most competitive One Design racing in Lymington? Sixteen teams endeavoured to tackle at tricky, light and deceasing easterly breeze. We enjoyed clear blue skies and a air temperature in the the late teens, whilst racing in what is arguably the most competitive One Design racing in Lymington. by Oli James Posted 20 Sep 17:23 BST The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 5 The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 5 The first 'Stealth Mode' tactic is played as the teams head to Cape Verde The fifth day of racing south on Race 2, east of Western Sahara towards Cape Verde has brought changeable conditions for the teams; with steady trade winds carrying the fleet on, to sharp increases in wind and reports of sudden changes in wave direction. by The Clipper Race Posted 20 Sep 16:29 BST Swedish J/70 Sailing League overall Swedish J/70 Sailing League overall Outcome of the four-event series was nowhere near predictable Winning the first two regattas in near "runaways" was SFS Hunnebo. However, an incredibly disastrous 13th place performance in the Örnsköldsvik event proved to be their undoing. by J/Boats Posted 20 Sep 16:00 BST D-Zeros at Grafham D-Zeros at Grafham If you borrow a boat you're not allowed to beat the owner Mid-September can see weather that is variable, to say the least. In the few days leading up to the 2019 Grafham D-Zero Open Meeting it was looking promising. by Paul Jefferies and Neil Washington Posted 20 Sep 14:59 BST J/80 German National Championship J/80 German National Championship A fleet of 11 enjoy good weather and an 8-race series on the lake The surprise winner was Arnet Wilcken's DIVA team, sailing with two other family members (Karolin and Michaela Wilcken), Thore Hansen and Iver Hadler. by J/Boats Posted 20 Sep 13:34 BST Make sure your class is represented at GBSC Final Make sure your class is represented at GBSC Final Great British Sailing Challenge concludes at Rutland With more than 50 accomplished teams or individuals lining up for the inaugural Grand Final of the Great British Sailing Challenge, winning this event for the first time will be no straightforward task. by Andy Rice Posted 20 Sep 12:23 BST
RS Sailing win The Green Blue Environmental AwardRS Sailing are proud to be jointly awarded British Marine's Environmental Award for their sustainability efforts alongside Spirit Yachts at the Southampton International Boat Show 2019.Getting seriousAs American Magic get their initial AC75 up and foiling first over the Defenders, a vessel known as K8 sat in the pond at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia.Boat Maintenance and Book Sale at Trident-UKOn sale now: Star brite Black Streak Remover, McLube Hullkote Speed Polish, International Toplac Premium High Gloss Paint, Plastic Padding Gelcoat Filler, and more.RS600 youth sailing successSingle-handed trapeze skiff! What more could a teenager want? A boat of raw speed with a friendly fleet and space for everyone. This is what I'd heard about the RS600 class when I decided to join my Dad in the class at the RS Games in 2018.How do you boost participation in the sport?Chicago Yacht Club has been searching for the sweet spot. This year's Chicago Regatta is proof of concept. CYC flipped the switch on the traditional format and is At The Front of a new line of thinking.Do jump on boardTwo weeks ago in All aboard the bandwagon! we looked at the new Offshore event that will be part of the 2024 Paris (Marseilles) Olympics. Nick from Hobart was one who expressed his own opinion, and allows me to share his sentiments here.Does your boat need some TLC?Every spar is different and over the years we have seen all kinds of damage, whether it's from accidents, general wear and tear or neglect. The specialist team at P&B are highly experienced in repairing all kinds of spars, from wooden masts to carbon.Spectacular YJA MS Amlin Awards Gala DinnerThe YJA MS Amlin Yachtsman of the Year and the YJA MS Amlin Young Sailor of the Year Awards were presented during a Gala Dinner at the Grand Café Southampton on the 13th September, following on from Press Day at the Southampton International Boat Show.Hyde Sails Autumn Offer now liveWith the 2019 season nearing an end and people at the Southampton boat show trying to pick up those end of season bargains, you too must also be thinking about winterising the boat ready for your assault on the title of your favoured class next year.Make 2019 count! Beach cleanIt might seem like an impossible task, but cleaning up our beaches is one way all sailors can all make a difference, and it can be fun too, as increasing numbers of our community are realising.Ancasta at Southampton and Swanwick BoatshowsBritain's largest festival of boating is open with over 500 hundred boats on display. Join the Ancasta team between now and Sunday who are representing three of the biggest power and sail boat manufacturers on the planet.Soybean or Peanut Oil?We had The Good Oil, More Good Oil, and then Smothered in Oil. So when I got to speak with Phil Robertson from Team CHN in the SailGP, well one of those two oils seemed the only way to go.Where to sail in Croatia?The Dalmatian coast brings a wealth of history and incredible cuisine. Try a delicious peka, and sail out from fortified cities, discovering the eclectic islands. Which of our bases is for you?YJA MS Amlin Awards shortlists chosenThe YJA Committee met on Monday evening on the 45th floor of the Leadenhall building in London, hosted by MS Amlin Boat Insurance, to choose the shortlists for the YJA MS Amlin Yachtsman of the Year and the YJA MS Amlin Young Sailor of the Year 2019.eSailing Showcase at Southampton Boat ShowVisitors to Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat, this Saturday (21 September) can take part in a thrilling eSailing Showcase against top players from the GBR eSailing World Championship.All aboard the bandwagon!If I had a mini maxi, I reckon that is exactly what I would have to call it. Just because you'd get a cast of thousands on board, and subsequently have a grand old time. Now if I had a supermaxi, I think its name would have to be Gravy Train...