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J Boats armada for 2021 Rolex Fastnet Race J Boats armada for 2021 Rolex Fastnet Race The largest number of entries by a single boat brand Forty-Seven J Boats have entered the 2021 Rolex Fastnet Race, the largest number of entries by a single boat brand, in the world's largest offshore race. by Key Yachting Posted 16 Jan 11:18 GMT American Magic at the PRADA Cup Day 2 American Magic at the PRADA Cup Day 2 American Magic falls in two light air races Displacement-mode standoffs and "connect the dots" tactics define Day 2 of the Prada Cup, and the U.S. Challenger records a frustrating 0-3 start to the Challenger Selection Series. by New York Yacht Club American Magic Posted 16 Jan 10:15 GMT Vendée Globe Day 70 morning update Vendée Globe Day 70 morning update The Equator and the Doldrums ahead >At 260 miles to the Equator this morning and in an E'ly trade wind which has built and rotated right a little since the minor pinch point at Recife the leading trio of IMOCAs, Apivia, Bureau Vallée and SeaExplorer Yacht Club de Monaco have accelerated by Vendée Globe Posted 16 Jan 10:01 GMT Luna Rossa at the PRADA Cup Day 2 Luna Rossa at the PRADA Cup Day 2 Racing held in light and unstable winds Race conditions today were extremely tricky, with light and unstable winds across the entire racecourse that was positioned between course C at North Head and course D, closer to Rangitoto island. by Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Posted 16 Jan 09:58 GMT PRADA Cup Round Robin Day 2 PRADA Cup Round Robin Day 2 A day of ups and downs in wind, foils and points A tricky and yet revealing day for the Challengers competing in the PRADA Cup Round Robins due the to the tricky light wind conditions that frequently forced the AC75's off their foils. by PRADA Cup Posted 16 Jan 07:05 GMT INEOS TEAM UK at the PRADA Cup Day 2 INEOS TEAM UK at the PRADA Cup Day 2 Staying on the foils to win in light winds The second day of the PRADA Cup Challenger Series brought very different conditions. Staying on the foils and picking the shifts were the themes of the day. by INEOS TEAM UK Posted 16 Jan 06:25 GMT Prada Cup: Day 2: Course C - D options Prada Cup: Day 2: Course C - D options Regatta Director Iain Murray has advised that racing will be held on either Course C of D race areas Regatta Director Iain Murray has advised that racing will be held on either Course C of D race areas today. The breeze is expected to come in later than the 3.12pm start schedule and will be from an average of 230 degrees - or SSW. by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ Posted 15 Jan 23:03 GMT Maxi Edmond de Rothschild crosses equator Maxi Edmond de Rothschild crosses equator Navigating the southern hemisphere in their Jules Verne Trophy record attempt The crew of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild crossed the equator this Friday 15 January at 14h48'32'' UTC, after five days 13 hours 14 minutes and 46 seconds at sea. by Gitana Team Posted 15 Jan 21:24 GMT Vendée Globe Day 69: Herrmann gains 800 miles Vendée Globe Day 69: Herrmann gains 800 miles Now applying pressure on the top duo Racing some 35 miles off the NE corner of Brasil, at Recife this afternoon, speeds remain very even between the top trio of Vendée Globe boats, German skipper Boris Herrmann having moved into third place overnight. by Vendée Globe Posted 15 Jan 19:26 GMT Ronstan Cam Cleats Ronstan Cam Cleats Lighter, stronger and kinder to ropes Simple, reliable and extremely versatile, Cam Cleats are a staple on boats of all sizes, either as the primary rope holding solution on dinghies, or as part of a purchase system on larger boats and yachts. by Phil Anniss Posted 15 Jan 17:00 GMT Adventures of a Sailor Girl Prada Cup Day 1 Review Adventures of a Sailor Girl Prada Cup Day 1 Review And then there were two... wins that is! And then there were two... wins that is! INEOS Team UK MUST have been good this year to get a whole lot of boat speed from "Santa" over Christmas! But seriously, great job to the whole team as Ben Ainslie said. by Nic Douglass Posted 15 Jan 14:58 GMT New dates for 56th Congressional Cup New dates for 56th Congressional Cup Long Beach Yacht Club's flagship match racing event now to be held in November Congressional Cup Chairman Chris Macy has announced the 2021 event will be postponed to mid-September in light of the status of the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery. by Betsy Crowfoot Posted 15 Jan 13:51 GMT Boris initiates mangrove reforestation project Boris initiates mangrove reforestation project Project against climate change in the Philippines Boris Herrmann is Germany's best-known sailing athlete and one of 33 skippers who set off sailing 45,000 kilometers non-stop around the globe in the Vendée Globe, the world's toughest single-handed sailing race. by Holly Cova Posted 15 Jan 11:35 GMT Luna Rossa at the PRADA Cup Day 1 Luna Rossa at the PRADA Cup Day 1 Excitement and surprises on the opening day The PRADA Cup in Auckland is now on and, as expected, there was no lack of excitement and surprises. Both races were set on Course C, at North Head, in close proximity of the city. by Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Posted 15 Jan 10:09 GMT American Magic at the PRADA Cup Day 1 American Magic at the PRADA Cup Day 1 Edged by INEOS TEAM UK on the opening day New York Yacht Club American Magic began racing at the Prada Cup, the Challenger Selection Series for the America's Cup, with a loss to INEOS Team UK in the opening contest of the event. by New York Yacht Club American Magic Posted 15 Jan 09:44 GMT INEOS TEAM UK at the PRADA Cup Day 1 INEOS TEAM UK at the PRADA Cup Day 1 Improved team performance leads to two opening wins The challenge for the 36th America's Cup officially began today with the start of the PRADA Cup, the Challenger Selection Series. The opening day of racing saw INEOS TEAM UK win both their races in perfect conditions on the Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand. by INEOS TEAM UK Posted 15 Jan 08:44 GMT Vendée Globe Day 69 morning update Vendée Globe Day 69 morning update Miranda Merron: Finally letting myself think about Cape Horn Miranda Merron is finally allowing herself to think about Cape Horn, as she said on this morning's 0400hrs UC call. "I am in a NW'ly airflow and have just under 800 miles to go to Cape Horn by Vendée Globe Posted 15 Jan 06:49 GMT 2020-21 NSW 18ft Skiff Championship Final preview 2020-21 NSW 18ft Skiff Championship Final preview Sunday's final race on Sydney Harbour will decide who wins the title Next Sunday's final race to decide the 2020-2021 NSW 18ft Skiff Championship should be a dramatic race as the defending champion Winning Group team goes head-to-head with the current Australian champion tech2 team on Sydney Harbour. by Frank Quealey Posted 15 Jan 06:11 GMT PRADA Cup Round Robin Day 1 PRADA Cup Round Robin Day 1 Britannia rule the waves Today all the build up and discussion ended and the points started to count in Auckland as the first two races of the PRADA Cup officially kicked off. by PRADA Cup Posted 15 Jan 05:41 GMT Prada Cup: Day 1 Course C in a 12kt breeze Prada Cup: Day 1 Course C in a 12kt breeze Prada Cup: Day 1 Course and Forecast Course C and 12kts from SSW predicted - a cracker opening day Regatta Director Iain Murray has advised that racing will be held on Course C today, with a predicted of 11-12kts from 200-210 which is SSW. Here's the full guide to viewing online and ashore - in Auckland and the rest of the world. by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ Posted 14 Jan 23:29 GMT Vendée Globe Day 68: Dalin and Burton Match Up Vendée Globe Day 68: Dalin and Burton Match Up Leaders 20 miles apart passing Salvador de Bahia, Brazil Today passing Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, there are no options in terms of strategy and choices on the northwards climb up the Atlantic for the tightly matched Vendée Globe leaders. by Vendée Globe Posted 14 Jan 17:57 GMT The wait is nearly over The wait is nearly over INEOS TEAM UK ready to race With less than 24 hours to go until INEOS TEAM UK head out onto the water in their bid to bring back the America's Cup to Britain, we wanted to get you up to speed on the Race schedule and how to watch the racing live. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 14 Jan 17:29 GMT Bob Fisher - The second Wise and Witty Man Bob Fisher - The second Wise and Witty Man A key influencer in the world of sailing Key influencers in the world of UK dinghy sailing, like London buses, can often come in twos, with the best example of this being how the development of the sport here was driven by the shared presence of not just Jack Holt, but Ian Proctor. by Dougal Henshall Posted 14 Jan 16:00 GMT Load Data Key When Margins Are Tight Load Data Key When Margins Are Tight J/111 National Champion Tony Mack leaves nothing to chance One design racing is all about those tiny margins. A skipper that knows this better than most is Tony Mack who retained the J/111 National Championship and was awarded the J-Cup at the helm of McFly back in September last year. by Cyclops Marine Posted 14 Jan 11:51 GMT U.S. Challenger set to compete in the Prada Cup U.S. Challenger set to compete in the Prada Cup The America's Cup Challenger Selection Series starts on Friday Teams from Italy, Great Britain and the United States will begin racing for the Prada Cup just under 24 hours from now in Auckland, New Zealand. by NYYC American Magic Posted 14 Jan 09:28 GMT Racing begins, development continues Racing begins, development continues INEOS TEAM UK set as the PRADA Cup begins tomorrow in Auckland INEOS TEAM UK's challenge for the 36th America's Cup in Auckland, New Zealand, begins in earnest tomorrow with the PRADA Cup, the Challenger Selection Series. by INEOS TEAM UK Posted 14 Jan 08:41 GMT Vendée Globe Day 68 morning update Vendée Globe Day 68 morning update Gains are small and hard won on the climb to Recife Racing 170 miles offshore of Porto Seguro, Brasil any gains are small and hard won among the leading pack of the Vendée Globe as they climb northwards in a modest 12-15kts trade wind. by Vendée Globe Posted 14 Jan 07:47 GMT Prada Cup: Challenger Selection Series ready to go Prada Cup: Challenger Selection Series ready to go Three Challengers for the America's Cup will compete for the first ever Prada Cup From tomorrow January 15, the three Challengers for the America's Cup will compete for the first ever Prada Cup - one the major International sporting events in the world this year. by Prada Cup Media Posted 14 Jan 05:19 GMT Vendée Globe Day 67: A drag race to Recife... Vendée Globe Day 67: A drag race to Recife... Dalin leads speed test up Brasilian coast With nothing more than a handful of small miles separating them, the leaders of the Vendée Globe are engaged on a straight head-to-head speed test which may yet prove decisive. by Vendée Globe Posted 13 Jan 20:33 GMT Rayon Vert over halfway in RORC Transatlantic Race Rayon Vert over halfway in RORC Transatlantic Race Olivier Magre's Class40 Palanad 3 is the leading monohull On the fifth day of the RORC Transatlantic Race all of the competing yachts are fully offshore in the Atlantic Ocean. Life on board will have found a rhythm to the corkscrew motion of surfing downwind for days on end. by Louay Habib Posted 13 Jan 17:31 GMT 2021 RORC Caribbean 600 is cancelled 2021 RORC Caribbean 600 is cancelled After much discussion internally and after consultation with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda After much discussion internally and after consultation with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda, it was decided that the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) had no option but to cancel the RORC Caribbean 600 due to take place in February. by RORC Press Posted 13 Jan 15:52 GMT New year, new faces at the RYA New year, new faces at the RYA Rob Clark has been appointed the new Director of Sport Development The RYA is delighted to announce that Rob Clark has been appointed the new Director of Sport Development and Ben Falla joins the team as Head of Membership. by Emma Slater Posted 13 Jan 15:36 GMT Liberty Bitcoin Youth Foiling World Cup all set Liberty Bitcoin Youth Foiling World Cup all set Gaeta in February will provide action packed racing in a new format Inaugural grand prix all set for Gaeta February, 8 teams confirmed with more spaces available. Conrad Colman joins media team to help reach international audiences. by Persico 69F Posted 13 Jan 09:44 GMT Vendée Globe Day 67 morning update Vendée Globe Day 67 morning update Crazy Close as Yannick Bestaven retakes the lead "It's crazy." Confirmed Thomas Ruyant from fourth placed LinkedOut this morning as Yannick Bestaven (Maître CoQ IV) retakes the lead from Charlie Dalin (Apivia). by Vendée Globe Posted 13 Jan 09:02 GMT Kiwi grinding veteran on eighth America's Cup Kiwi grinding veteran on eighth America's Cup Kiwi sailor Sean Clarkson making an eighth bid for the silverware - but this time for the Americans As the challengers for the 36th America's Cup prepare to square off this week, Suzanne McFadden finds Kiwi sailor Sean Clarkson making an eighth bid for the silverware - but this time for the Americans by Suzanne McFadden/Newsroom Posted 13 Jan 04:55 GMT Kühlungsborn, Germany to host the Dragon Worlds Kühlungsborn, Germany to host the Dragon Worlds Baltic Sea resort set for the event in June The 'Deutsches Drachengeschwader' will host the Dragon World Championship in the Baltic Sea resort of Kühlungsborn from June 13th to 18th. by Deutsches Drachengeschwader Posted 12 Jan 21:31 GMT Rolex Fastnet Race entry numbers smash all records Rolex Fastnet Race entry numbers smash all records Within an hour an unprecedented 400 boats had entered RORC's flagship event Within an hour an unprecedented 400 boats had entered the Royal Ocean Racing Club's flagship event, which this year will follow a route finishing for the first time in France. by James Boyd / RORC Posted 12 Jan 18:24 GMT Vendée Globe Day 66: The road from Rio Vendée Globe Day 66: The road from Rio The five top boats regroup within 26 miles of each other After 65 days racing and over 23,000 nautical miles sailed on the course, the Vendée Globe in effect restarted off Rio de Janeiro, Brazil today with the five top boats regrouping within 26 miles of each other in terms of the distance to the finish line. by Vendée Globe Posted 12 Jan 18:00 GMT Entry now open for Plymouth Lonely Rock Race 2021 Entry now open for Plymouth Lonely Rock Race 2021 The 508-mile course will start and finish in Plymouth The Royal Western Yacht Club is delighted announce that the entry process is now open for the Plymouth Lonely Rock Race 2021, set to start on 4th July. by Adrian Gray Posted 12 Jan 14:57 GMT 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 Europeans host announced 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 Europeans host announced Event to be held in Thessaloniki, Greece this May Just two months ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, it is expected to be the final chance for Olympians to get into racing form and for the next generation of aspiring Olympians to catch the favorites before they head onto the World Stage. by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Media Posted 12 Jan 12:14 GMT Kevin Escoffier: Foilers are the future of IMOCA Kevin Escoffier: Foilers are the future of IMOCA What a future IMOCA might look like for the 2024 Vendée Globe The PRB skipper Kevin Escoffier, who was rescued from the Southern Ocean by Jean Le Cam six weeks ago after his boat suffered catastrophic structural failure, has been thinking about what a future IMOCA might look like for the 2024 Vendée Globe. by Ed Gorman / IMOCA Globe Series Posted 12 Jan 11:30 GMT Top Tips on how to avoid a Foiling Capsize Top Tips on how to avoid a Foiling Capsize Brush up on technique with the @DinghyRacingChannel Need to brush up on your foiling technique while we're in lockdown? Check out the latest video on the @DinghyRacingChannel to find out what to avoid. by Tom Chamberlain Posted 12 Jan 11:00 GMT Vendée Globe Day 66 morning update Vendée Globe Day 66 morning update Dalin leads Rio Restart, Hare at The Horn last night After Charlie Dalin (Apivia) took the lead last night this morning, incredibly, there are five boats within 50 nautical miles of each other as the leading group passes Rio de Janeiro in light breezes making between nine and 12 knots. by Vendée Globe Posted 12 Jan 08:56 GMT World-class talks at virtual RYA Dinghy Show World-class talks at virtual RYA Dinghy Show Plus interactive coaching sessions with some of the industry's biggest names The virtual RYA Dinghy Show presented by Suzuki and supported by Yachts & Yachting, will kick start the 2021 sailing season with a world-class line-up of talks plus interactive coaching sessions with some of the industry's biggest names. by Susie Nation-Grainger Posted 12 Jan 07:15 GMT Barton Thought for the Day Barton Thought for the Day Christian Brewer following Pip Hare's epic Vendée Globe on 'Medallia' At Barton we have all been keenly following Pip Hare's Vendée Globe on Medallia. We first met Pip when she put together her 2012 Mini Transat campaign with 'The Potting Shed'. Pip contacted us to ask if we could help equip her boat with deck hardware. by Christian Brewer Posted 11 Jan 18:33 GMT Vendée Globe Day 65: All Bets Are Off Vendée Globe Day 65: All Bets Are Off Open Season for the Podium, Bestaven caught to within 13 miles All bets are off. Normally by the 64th day of recent editions of the Vendée Globe, the solo non-stop race round the world has been distilled down to a choice of two or at the outside three potential winners. by Vendée Globe Posted 11 Jan 18:16 GMT Sailingfast & Brexit Sailingfast & Brexit Fielding a number of queries in the last week Sailingfast have been fielding a number of queries about Brexit in the last week, specifically with regard to the impact on our European customers. We have put together this article to answer your concerns. by Emma Hepplewhite Posted 11 Jan 16:28 GMT Jon Sturmer joins Allen Jon Sturmer joins Allen Appointed as Business Development Manager at the UK performance hardware manufacturer UK performance hardware manufacturer, Allen Brothers (fittings) Ltd, has appointed Jon Sturmer as Business Development Manager. by Ben Harden, Allen Posted 11 Jan 13:39 GMT
Ronstan Cam CleatsSimple, reliable and extremely versatile, Cam Cleats are a staple on boats of all sizes, either as the primary rope holding solution on dinghies, or as part of a purchase system on larger boats and yachts.Bob Fisher - The second Wise and Witty ManKey influencers in the world of UK dinghy sailing, like London buses, can often come in twos, with the best example of this being how the development of the sport here was driven by the shared presence of not just Jack Holt, but Ian Proctor.The wait is nearly overWith less than 24 hours to go until INEOS TEAM UK head out onto the water in their bid to bring back the America's Cup to Britain, we wanted to get you up to speed on the Race schedule and how to watch the racing live.Speed = Smile on the DialFlying Nikka, the MW40OF Offshore 40 footer, I feel the need…, and David Henshall's The Greed for Speed are unequivocally all about this very subject. Of course, there are also two events in play at the present, the Vendée Globe and America's Cup...Load Data Key When Margins Are TightOne design racing is all about those tiny margins. A skipper that knows this better than most is Tony Mack who retained the J/111 National Championship and was awarded the J-Cup at the helm of McFly back in September last year.Jack Knights - Witty Wise Man40 years ago in early January, the sport of sailing lost one of its keenest and most observant commentators, when the UK magazine 'Yachts & Yachting' columnist Jack Knights died suddenly at just 51 years of age.New year, new faces at the RYAThe RYA is delighted to announce that Rob Clark has been appointed the new Director of Sport Development and Ben Falla joins the team as Head of Membership.Simon 'Fumesy' Russell passes awayOne of sailing's great characters has been taken from us by Covid. Simon Russell, known by all as Fumesy, suddenly passed away on Tuesday.Barton Thought for the DayAt Barton we have all been keenly following Pip Hare's Vendée Globe on Medallia. We first met Pip when she put together her 2012 Mini Transat campaign with 'The Potting Shed'. Pip contacted us to ask if we could help equip her boat with deck hardware.The Only Way Is Up!After the year we've all been through we're all hoping this to be the case, and in the sailing world there are many current examples where the saying is both physically and metaphorically true.Sailingfast & BrexitSailingfast have been fielding a number of queries about Brexit in the last week, specifically with regard to the impact on our European customers. We have put together this article to answer your concerns.The John Westell Centenary pt.1: The early yearsFrom the Bloody Mary, to the 50th Contender Worlds and now the Sydney-Hobart, the casualty list from Covid grows ever longer and for a while, it looked as if the next occasion to fall would be the centenary of the birth of John Westell.Jon Sturmer joins AllenUK performance hardware manufacturer, Allen Brothers (fittings) Ltd, has appointed Jon Sturmer as Business Development Manager.Top 10 Biggest Sailing Stories of 2020 part 2The top five articles from 2020 on Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com. Mark Jardine chats with Sailjuice's Andy Rice about the stories that you've read most!Goolugatup Sailing Carnival at South of Perth YCTo celebrate the 75th year of the South of Perth Yacht Club, the inaugural Goolugatup Sailing Carnival was sailed in the first couple of weeks in January 2021.Top 10 Biggest Sailing Stories of 2020 part 1The countdown of the top articles from 2020 on Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com. Mark Jardine chats with Sailjuice's Andy Rice about the stories that you've read most!