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Rolex TP52 World Championship day 4 Rolex TP52 World Championship day 4No such thing as a comfort zoneQuantum Racing carry a seven-point lead into the final day of the Rolex TP52 World Championship off Cascais, to all intents and purposes a relatively healthy margin, even with the expectation of two breezy last races for a nine-boat fleet.by 52 Super Series Posted 20 Jul 21:20 BST Packing for your Summer Holidays Packing for your Summer HolidaysAll your essential kit requirements catered forAll your essential kit requirements catered for: books, two-way radios, anchors, paddles, gloves, boots, socks, knives...by TridentUK Posted 20 Jul 18:39 BST Phil Sharp prepares for Drheam Cup Phil Sharp prepares for Drheam CupFinal solo race ahead of the Route du RhumAfter last month's incredible 6 second win in the 1,000 mile Normandy Channel Race, skipper of Imerys Clean Energy Phil Sharp has proven his competitiveness against the latest design race boats.by Phil Sharp Racing Posted 20 Jul 18:37 BST The new interactive UK wide Marlow Rope-Show! The new interactive UK wide Marlow Rope-Show!Marlow Ropes invites your sailing club to host an eventLaunching in September 2018, Marlow Ropes are inviting Sailing Clubs across the UK to host the new MARLOW ROPES ROPE-SHOW, an interactive practical workshop which will enable sailors of all types to learn more about their lines.by Emma Donovan, Marlow Ropes Posted 20 Jul 17:01 BST Midlands Topper Traveller at Hollowell Midlands Topper Traveller at HollowellWindguru forecast of 4 knots gusting 3The events come around quickly this year as the topper programme is full on. After the light winds dogged our first 3 events all the sailors (hopefully) and the parents (definitely) were checking the wind forecast for the final round at Hollowell.by Midlands Topper Fleet Posted 20 Jul 16:57 BST OnBoard Regatta at Upton Warren OnBoard Regatta at Upton WarrenSouth Bromsgrove High land first top school trophySouth Bromsgrove High School are celebrating after lifting the Best School Team trophy for the first time ever at the annual Worcestershire Youth Sailing (WYSA) OnBoard Regatta at Upton Warren Sailing Club on Saturday (14 July).by Karenza Morton Posted 20 Jul 16:43 BST Impala 28 Nationals at Lymington Impala 28 Nationals at LymingtonSuper-tight racing in the Western SolentThe lack of wind forecast did nothing to deter the fourteen Impalas entered in the 2018 National Championships at Royal Lymington Yacht Club.by Ben Meakins Posted 20 Jul 16:17 BST Club & Class Coaching Co-Ordinator required Club & Class Coaching Co-Ordinator requiredJob Opportunity at the Royal Yachtingn AssociationAn exciting opportunity has arisen within the RYA's Racing department's Coaching Development Team as a Club & Class Coaching Co-ordinator.by Lisa Rogers, RYA Posted 20 Jul 15:00 BST Topper GJW Direct National Series 6 Topper GJW Direct National Series 6'Reduced' fleet of 142 boats travel to DerwentFor the sixth, and final, round of the 2017/18 GJW Direct Topper National Series the class headed north – a long way north in fact, to Derwent Reservoir in Cumbria!by Chris Woodard Posted 20 Jul 14:56 BST Rolex NYYC Race Week at Newport - Day 2 Rolex NYYC Race Week at Newport - Day 2Getting in sync with the sea breezeWhen the breeze follows the expected pattern and barely tickles double digits in wind speed, success on the racecourse at Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex can be more about what you didn't do wrong than what you did right.by New York Yacht Club Posted 20 Jul 13:58 BST In Our Element: Women's Kit Now In Stock In Our Element: Women's Kit Now In StockRooster's focus is on performance and comfort for womenRooster have been working tirelessly to innovate a range of kit for women who live to sail, surf, paddle and ride, completely in their element. Our focus is on the performance and comfort for women.by Rooster Posted 20 Jul 12:00 BST Brits claim medals with day to spare Brits claim medals with day to spareWindsurfing gold in the bag, and a silver guaranteed in 420sWindsurfer Islay Watson claimed gold on the penultimate day of the 2018 Youth Sailing World Championships as team mates Vita Heathcote and Milly Boyle guaranteed themselves at least a silver medal in the girls' 420.by Richard Aspland, RYA Posted 20 Jul 11:59 BST Panerai British Classic Week day 5 Panerai British Classic Week day 5Following seas and wind shifts in the SolentA leisurely start on day five of Panerai British Classic Week whilst crews relaxed in the sunshine waiting for the wind to fill in. By 1pm the breeze had established in the north east and the racing was planned in the east of the Solent.by Helen Porter Posted 20 Jul 09:46 BST Laserfest Tri-Series at Whitstable Laserfest Tri-Series at WhitstableThe smiles were big following the downwind legsThe second WYC Laserfest had a hard act to follow following its successful 2017 launch – and with the hard work from a raft of volunteers, some great weather and the enthusiasm of the 46 competitors, its safe to say it was job done!by Steve Gray Posted 20 Jul 08:49 BST The Hague Offshore World Championship day 5 The Hague Offshore World Championship day 5Two inshore races and a new World Champion crownedWith yet another sunny day on the North Sea coast, in a little gentler winds than in the last few days, another two inshore races were held in The Hague Offshore Sailing Worlds.by Dobbs Davis Posted 20 Jul 05:51 BST Tour Voile: Lorina Limonade on top form in Hyères Tour Voile: Lorina Limonade on top form in HyèresLorina Limonade on top form in HyèresThe 26 teams competing in the Tour Voile 2018 found a sustained thermal breeze together with clear blue skies and sizzling temperatures on their arrival in Hyères for Act 6 of the seven-leg event.by A.S.O. / Tour Voile Posted 20 Jul 04:24 BST Rolex TP52 World Championship day 3 Rolex TP52 World Championship day 3Seat-of-the-pants Coastal Race win for Quantum RacingQuantum Racing won the exciting, interesting Coastal Race off Cascais, Portugal, to extend their lead at the Rolex TP52 World Championship to seven points with four scheduled races left to sail.by 52 Super Series Posted 19 Jul 22:28 BST Volvo Cork Week day 4 Volvo Cork Week day 4Full armada of 120 yachts go outThe full armada of 120 yachts was out for the fourth day of Volvo Cork week. After a delayed start, a warm sea breeze blew into Volvo Cork Week to give over a thousand sailors champagne conditions in the Celtic Sea outside Cork Harbour.by Louay Habib Posted 19 Jul 21:59 BST Hornets at Stone Hornets at StoneYou don't need a weather man to know which way the sea-breeze blowsIt was a forecast of light winds for the Hornet open meeting at Stone Sailing Club Essex, but you don't need a weather man to know which way the sea-breeze blows.by Jon Williams Posted 19 Jul 21:56 BST Régates Royales Cannes: A special celebration Régates Royales Cannes: A special celebrationThe city of Cannes will once again unfold its red carpetThe regatta will bring together more than 200 classic boats and some 70 Dragons, that will race in the unique scenario of the Bay of Cannes, close to the Iles de Lérins, on an impressive natural course set for some of the most handsome classic yachts.by Carla Anselmi Posted 19 Jul 17:05 BST Champagne Charlie Regatta at Royal Southern Champagne Charlie Regatta at Royal SouthernVery welcome prizes for a hot dayRunning racing in light winds on the biggest tides of the year meant the weekend was never going to be easy. With water temperature in the Solent now almost 21 degrees C, the MET office forecast was for a late start to the sea breeze.by Louay Habib Posted 19 Jul 16:46 BST Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac Race: Winners named Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac Race: Winners namedTediously light winds made for one of the slowest races in decadesMost years, the first boats finish on Sunday, but this year the first two finishers –The Reichel/Pugh Max Z86 Windquest and the Reichel/Pugh 74 Wizard, the largest boats in the race – didn't arrive until Monday morning.by Barby MacGowan Posted 19 Jul 16:20 BST Scottish Solo Travellers at Loch Lomond Scottish Solo Travellers at Loch LomondEnough oscillations to keep everyone on their toesOn a lovely day Loch Lomond Sailing Club hosted the latest round of the Scottish Solo series. 16 boats entered from the Borders to Aberdeen and found sun and 10 to 14 knots of wind with enough oscillations to keep everyone on their toes.by David Parkin Posted 19 Jul 15:22 BST Rooster RS800 National Tour at Beer Rooster RS800 National Tour at BeerWell done to club volunteers who worked tirelesslySunshine, clear blue skies and an army of smiling volunteers from the sailing club greeted the RS800 sailors as they arrived in Beer, Devon for round five of the 2018 RS800 Rooster National Tour.by Chris Feibusch Posted 19 Jul 13:59 BST Youth Sailing World Championships day 3 Youth Sailing World Championships day 3Race for medals hots upAnother solid day's racing for Lymington's Vita Heathcote and Milly Boyle has strengthened their chances of a 2018 Youth Worlds medal in the girls' 420.by British Sailing Team Posted 19 Jul 13:10 BST Connected Photography: Interview with Ian Roman Connected Photography: Interview with Ian RomanStaying at the cutting edge of technologyIan Roman is one of the world's top sailing photographers and is known for always staying at the cutting edge of technology, linking his kit through tablets to the internet while out on the water to provide real-time, watermarked photos during events.by Mark Jardine Posted 19 Jul 12:00 BST Harken 29er Grand Prix Round 6 Harken 29er Grand Prix Round 6Great final racing ahead of the NationalsRoyal Torbay Yacht Club hosted the Harken 29er Grand Prix 6 on the weekend of the 14th and 15th of July, and it was a great chance to get some competitive racing in before the Nationals.by Ewan Luke & Zac Blomeley Posted 19 Jul 11:26 BST Clipper Race gears up for Liverpool Homecoming Clipper Race gears up for Liverpool HomecomingExcitement is building with just over one week remainingThe Clipper Race is one of the biggest challenges of the natural world and an endurance test like no other. With no previous sailing experience necessary, it's the only event on the planet which trains non-professional sailors to complete a 40,000nm raceby Kathryn Foulkes Posted 19 Jul 11:22 BST Solos at Leigh-on-Sea Solos at Leigh-on-SeaFollowing on from the Vintage Solo eventFollowing on from the Vintage Solo Championships on Saturday 14th July, twelve Leigh boats were joined by eight visitors for another day of perfect sailing on the Thames Estuary.by Steve Corbet Posted 19 Jul 11:02 BST Sustainability & ocean conservation at forefront Sustainability & ocean conservation at forefrontAt the 2018 Youth Sailing Worlds in TexasSustainability and ocean conservation is at the forefront of the 2018 Youth Sailing World Championships in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA as the event bids to become a benchmark for all future World Sailing events.by Daniel Smith, World Sailing Posted 19 Jul 10:37 BST RS200s at Itchenor RS200s at ItchenorTwo days of tight racing on the Rooster National CircuitLast weekend, at Itchenor Sailing Club the beautiful weather and building sea breeze gave a wonderful two days of tight racing.by Lucy Hewitson Posted 19 Jul 09:44 BST Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex day 1 Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex day 1Prime racing conditions greet fleetIt was a fantastic day," said Ray Pepi (New York, N.Y.), of Day 1 of Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex. "One of the most enjoyable days of the season.by New York Yacht Club Posted 19 Jul 07:22 BST The Hague Offshore World Championship day 4 The Hague Offshore World Championship day 4No change at the top of the leaderboardsWhile there's no change at the top of the leaderboards in each of the three classes in The Hague Offshore Sailing Worlds, the fight for the other podium positions remains keen as the points totals tighten up going into tomorrow as the penultimate dayby Dobbs Davis Posted 19 Jul 07:18 BST Fresh breeze visits Youth Sailing Worlds Day 3 Fresh breeze visits Youth Sailing Worlds Day 3While the podium is starting to take shape in a few classes, three still are wide openOf the nine classes racing at the 48th Youth Sailing World Championships, few are as closely contested as the Girls' RS:X, the Boys' Laser Radial and the Girls' 29er. While the podium is starting to take shape in a few classes, these three are wide open.by World Sailing Posted 19 Jul 01:56 BST MS Amlin partners with Round the Island Race MS Amlin partners with Round the Island RaceTeam of three yachts have a tidal and tactical contestThe MS Amlin UK Yacht Team moved into Cowes, Isle of Wight for this year's Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay, organised by the Island Sailing Club on Saturday, 7th July.by MS Amlin Posted 18 Jul 21:57 BST Phantoms at Downs Phantoms at DownsInjuries and weddings reduce fleet sizeUnfortunately a combination of injuries, weddings and a very light forecast resulted in a disappointing entry, but the sailors who did attend had some very close competitive racing, by combining the event with the Contender class.by Chris Shelton Posted 18 Jul 21:45 BST Panerai British Classic Week day 4 Panerai British Classic Week day 4A high energy inshore course plus Ladies DayYet another stunning day on the Solent as Royal Yacht Squadron Chief Racer Officer Dai Prichard kicked off proceedings with the briefing at 9.30am. Day four saw the 6 Metres and Classes 1-4 race a high energy inshore course in the morning.by Helen Porter Posted 18 Jul 21:34 BST Rolex TP52 World Championship day 2 Rolex TP52 World Championship day 2Luna Rossa back in the blackLuna Rossa led all the way round the course of the first windward-leeward race after executing a swift start from the pin-end-biased line. Almost as if to go one better Andy Soriano's Alegre then delivered a very sweet port tack start.by 52 Super Series Posted 18 Jul 21:10 BST Magic Marine National Solo Championship hits 100 Magic Marine National Solo Championship hits 100Three days to go, and there's 100 boats enteredWith just three days until measurement begins at Hayling Island for the 2018 Magic Marine Solo National Championship we have hit the magic 100 mark for entries.by Will Loy, President NSCA Posted 18 Jul 20:52 BST Volvo Cork Week day 3 Volvo Cork Week day 3Spinnaker Festival in Cork Harbour85 yachts formed an impressive single starting line for Volvo Cork Week's signature race in the beautiful surroundings of Cork Harbour.by Louay Habib Posted 18 Jul 19:26 BST Park it like you own it Park it like you own itSunsail's guide on how to moor upThe European sailing season is in full swing, and everyone's sights are set on the Med. Whether you're new to the region, a little rusty or a seasoned pro, stern-to mooring is an essential skill every sailor needs to master.by Sunsail Posted 18 Jul 19:16 BST Tour Voile: Gruissan reserves more surprises Tour Voile: Gruissan reserves more surprisesThe fast and furious pace of this event continuesTeam #SailingArabia - with Stevie Morrison, Mathieu Richard and Abdul Rahman on board - claimed their first victory of the Tour Voile 2018 in today's Nautical Stadium leg in Gruissan.by A.S.O. / Tour Voile Posted 18 Jul 19:15 BST Island SC Tuesday Evening Series race 13 Island SC Tuesday Evening Series race 1350 boats out enjoying the fine summers evening50 boats turned out for race 14 in the Island Sailing Club's Evening Race Series. Another fine summers evening, with a brisk west south westerly wind held up through the racing.by Tony Taylor Posted 18 Jul 18:24 BST Golden Globe Race day 18 Golden Globe Race day 18Kopar heads for Cape Verde Islands to replace self steeringNabil Amra, the US based Palestinian sailing the Biscay 36 Liberty II formally announced his retirement from the race today after reaching Tenerife overnight.by Golden Globe Race Posted 18 Jul 17:44 BST Vortex Nationals at Yorkshire Dales Vortex Nationals at Yorkshire DalesA deserved winner showing unattainable speedThe weather was perfect, a force 2-3, from the west and hot and sunny. The visitors from Scotland and London joined the local fleets to give 10 boats on the start line.by Vortex Class Association Posted 18 Jul 16:32 BST The Gertrude Cup 2018 The Gertrude Cup 2018Don't hike too hardThe Etchells Gertrude Cup was four days of intense racing with twelve races scheduled and, despite the predominantly high pressure sitting over the UK, was successfully completed. By the final day, four boats were in contention for overall victory.by Rob Goddard Posted 18 Jul 14:49 BST Royal Corinthian OD Regatta and Shindig Royal Corinthian OD Regatta and ShindigFundraising, partying, and a little sailing tooSome 80 supporters came to celebrate the RCOD's summer fundraising shindig in the club shed on Saturday night, including many from our sister fleet at the Royal Burnham, which was greatly appreciated.by John Waples Posted 18 Jul 13:20 BST Youth World Championships day 2 Youth World Championships day 214 young athletes start to hit their strideLymington pair Vita Heathcote and Milly Boyle continued their assault on the girls' 420 leaderboard, winning the opening race and following it up with a sixth.by Will Carson, RYA Posted 18 Jul 12:43 BST
Packing for your Summer HolidaysAll your essential kit requirements catered for: books, two-way radios, anchors, paddles, gloves, boots, socks, knives...Connected Photography: Interview with Ian RomanIan Roman is one of the world's top sailing photographers and is known for always staying at the cutting edge of technology, linking his kit through tablets to the internet while out on the water to provide real-time, watermarked photos during events.The new interactive UK wide Marlow Rope-Show!Launching in September 2018, Marlow Ropes are inviting Sailing Clubs across the UK to host the new MARLOW ROPES ROPE-SHOW, an interactive practical workshop which will enable sailors of all types to learn more about their lines.An affordable route into foiling Moth sailingOn the surface you'd think Brad Gibson's as the least likely route into foiling Moth sailing, but he's has embraced it fully, and shown that entry into the class with a decent boat and modern control systems is far more accessible than you may think.Club & Class Coaching Co-Ordinator requiredAn exciting opportunity has arisen within the RYA's Racing department's Coaching Development Team as a Club & Class Coaching Co-ordinator.Dremel: The Moth sailor's best friendOne of the familiar sounds in the dinghy park at any International Moth event is the whirr of the battery-powered Dremel and then the grind of carbon.In Our Element: Women's Kit Now In StockRooster have been working tirelessly to innovate a range of kit for women who live to sail, surf, paddle and ride, completely in their element. Our focus is on the performance and comfort for women.Ian Proctor centenary celebrated todayAs the scorching sun continues to drive a bumper summer of sailing events, it is fitting that today, the 12th July, that we celebrate the centenary of the birth of one of the great architects of our sport.MS Amlin partners with Round the Island RaceThe MS Amlin UK Yacht Team moved into Cowes, Isle of Wight for this year's Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay, organised by the Island Sailing Club on Saturday, 7th July.Shattering the Clipper Race's glass ceilingIn late April, I had the good fortune of joining the Clipper Race for a media-day sail aboard Visit Seattle, during the event's Seattle stop over, where I met Nikki Henderson (UK), Visit Seattle's extremely capable 24-year-old skipper.Park it like you own itThe European sailing season is in full swing, and everyone's sights are set on the Med. Whether you're new to the region, a little rusty or a seasoned pro, stern-to mooring is an essential skill every sailor needs to master.Harken and the challenge of the Volvo Ocean RaceHarken are the Official Supplier of Deck Hardware for the Volvo Ocean Race and ensure that the fleet is supplied with the very best and most reliable equipment for the duration of the event.Greece Beach Holiday Offers from £582ppYou're not just staying with us for the week (or two) - you're part of the club. So all our activities, whether they're on dry land or in the water (for you or the children) are included in your holiday.Ladders!Those of you who regularly follow some of the more in-depth articles that feature on the YachtsandYachting.com website might have noticed that over the past year there has been something of a theme being developed.Seldén Mast announce LIVE Q&A with Tracy EdwardsSeldén Mast Ltd are delighted to announce that they will be hosting a LIVE Q&A session with Tracy Edwards MBE at 14.00hrs on Wednesday 19th September on their stand (no J213) at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2018.B&G's new wind sensors - we speak to Mike SugdenWe spoke to Mike Sugden of B&G about the WS310 and WS320, the new wired and wireless wind sensors launched on the 13th June.