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Black Friday at P&B Black Friday at P&B Heads up on great offers and freebies Black Friday is the best time for bargain hunting. We've pulled together an amazing array of exclusive Black Friday offers only available at P&B. Head on over to pinbax.com to get the heads-up on our brilliant Black Friday deals. by P&B Posted 22 Nov 20:00 GMT IDEC Sport's great adventure IDEC Sport's great adventure A new experience in waters that are rarely visited by ocean racing boats The IDEC SPORT sailed by Francis Joyon, Antoine Blouet, Bertrand Delesne, Christophe Houdet and Corentin Joyon set off on a new adventure yesterday, a new challenge, a new experience in waters that are rarely visited by modern ocean racing boats. by Agence Mer & Media Posted 22 Nov 19:44 GMT The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 5 The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 5 Teams feel the effects as approach the Roaring Forties On the fifth day of Race 4: The Marlow Southern Ocean Sleigh Ride, Qingdao has taken over the role of frontrunner from Ha Long Bay, Viet Nam, as the teams are beginning to feel the Roaring Forties effect; racing in fast, albeit bitterly cold conditions. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 22 Nov 18:34 GMT Finn Class eNews - November 2019 Finn Class eNews - November 2019 Class refuses to be discouraged by results of World Sailing Conference The Finn Class refuses to be discouraged by the results of last month's World Sailing Conference in Bermuda, and is anticipating some great events and great competition over the coming year. by Robert Deaves Posted 22 Nov 17:59 GMT Crewsaver unveils upgraded Fusion 3D range Crewsaver unveils upgraded Fusion 3D range Lifejackets in striking new colours with the latest developments Crewsaver continues to lead the way in lifejacket design with the launch of the upgraded Fusion 3D lifejacket range. Following the success of the ErgoFit+, which was made available to the market in March this year. by Crewsaver Posted 22 Nov 17:00 GMT New products from Allen at METSTRADE 2019 New products from Allen at METSTRADE 2019 We speak to Ben Harden about flip-flop blocks, Laser vangs and wave ratchets Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com Managing Editor Mark Jardine speaks to Allen's Ben Harden at METSTRADE 2019 about their new products, including Flip-Flip Blocks, a new Laser specific vang block, A2031XHL-873 and the New Wave Ratchet. by Mark Jardine Posted 22 Nov 14:00 GMT Sustainability is Fundamentally OK Sustainability is Fundamentally OK British take lesson from Kiwis on eco-friendly boat building and races After being inspired by the excellent World Championship held in Auckland at the start of the year, the British OK class has taken the lessons learned from the Kiwis and have put in place their own Sustainability Policy and Action Plan. by Karen Robertson Posted 22 Nov 13:02 GMT RS21 class announces two new appointments RS21 class announces two new appointments Class Secretary and Charter Fleet manager ready to start The RS21 Class are pleased to announce two new appointments within the Class, they have appointed Fanny Rogers as their Class Secretary alongside Lucy Jameson who has been appointed to manage the RS21 Charter Fleet. by Lynn Billowes Posted 22 Nov 12:00 GMT Spindrift 2 back on standby Spindrift 2 back on standby Yann Guichard waiting for right moment for Jules Verne Trophy record attempt Yann Guichard and his crew will be back on standby early next week, awaiting a favourable weather window to set sail on their third Jules Verne Trophy record attempt. by Spindrift racing Posted 22 Nov 11:01 GMT Flying Fifteen Autumn Series at Parkstone race 3 Flying Fifteen Autumn Series at Parkstone race 3 A magnificent 17 teams enticed by sunny skies and a capricious wind Sunny skies, a harbour full of water and a capricious NWly enticed 17 Flying Fifteens to race 3 of the Parkstone Autumn series. 17 boats! Other dinghy classes would give their eye teeth just to get 17 boats of the same class to a national champs! by Patrick Keats Posted 22 Nov 07:58 GMT Food waste that protects soil & sea Food waste that protects soil & sea 200 million pounds of turkey is thrown away on Thanksgiving Did you know that Americans throw away 200 million pounds of turkey (NRDC) on Thanksgiving — and 40 million tons (EPA) of food annually? With only 326 towns and cities out of more than 19,000 (USPRIG) in the US offering curbside food waste collection by 11th Hour Racing Posted 22 Nov 07:20 GMT St. Barth Cata-Cup day 1 St. Barth Cata-Cup day 1 Gonzalez Smith & Heuser take charge The 12th edition of St.Barth Cata Cup opened on Thursday, November 21. On this first day of racing, the 60 participating duos that expected to sail in light winds were finally able to enjoy winds of 8 to 15 knots. by Alexandra Lemarchand-Guibout Posted 22 Nov 05:04 GMT NSW 18ft Skiff Championship begins on Sunday NSW 18ft Skiff Championship begins on Sunday To date, early season racing has been confined to the League's Spring Championship When the Australian 18 Footer League's fleet lines up for Race 1 of the NSW 18ft Skiff Championship on Sunday it will be the first tentative step by the Aussies to try and win back the JJ Giltinan (world) Championship title on Sydney Harbour next March. by Frank Quealey Posted 22 Nov 03:07 GMT University of Birmingham's Brummy Boom University of Birmingham's Brummy Boom 200 sailors filled three curry houses before the actual team racing On the weekend of the 15th-17th November, 21 teams descended on Selly Oak for the University of Birmingham's newly rechristened team racing event, The Brummy Boom. The weekend started out with registration and drinks in Selly's finest bars. by Niamh Keohane Posted 21 Nov 22:34 GMT Brest Atlantiques Day 17 Brest Atlantiques Day 17 The Ultim 32/23 Class takes over Cape Town It has been a very exciting 24 hours on the Brest Atlantiques - with all four trimarans either passing by or making a pitstop at Cape Town. Maxi Edmond de Rothschild got the ball rolling, leaving Robben Island on Wednesday evening at 19:16. by Sabina Mollart-Rogerson Posted 21 Nov 18:39 GMT We speak to Rooster's founder Steve Cockerill We speak to Rooster's founder Steve Cockerill The man who always has something up his sleeve at METSTRADE Steve Cockerill always has something up his sleeve at METSTRADE, and in 2019 he was there to show off Rooster's new neoprene buoyancy aid and a pair of gloves that look perfect for cold winter days on the water! by Mark Jardine Posted 21 Nov 18:00 GMT The Mission to Seafarers Christmas service The Mission to Seafarers Christmas service HRH The Princess Royal will be reading the lesson on 3rd December International seafarer welfare charity, The Mission to Seafarers, has announced that its President, HRH The Princess Royal, will be attending and reading a lesson at the annual 'Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols'. by BLUE Communications Posted 21 Nov 17:55 GMT Calculating your sail areas Calculating your sail areas When purchasing new hardware this is often a crucial step Lots of equipment on board is load dependant and apart from length and ballast of the boat the primary driver is sail area. It is therefore unsurprising that a lot of hardware manufacturers use sail areas as a primary specification criterion. by Phil Anniss Posted 21 Nov 17:00 GMT RORC Transatlantic Race teams arrive in Lanzarote RORC Transatlantic Race teams arrive in Lanzarote Young sailors tour a Volvo 65 to get a taste of big boats Teams competing in the sixth edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race, in association with the International Maxi Association, received a warm welcome to Lanzarote at a reception hosted by the Real Club Náutico de Arrecife. by RORC Press Posted 21 Nov 16:43 GMT IDEC Sport heads for Vietnam IDEC Sport heads for Vietnam Francis Joyon and crew tackle the second Act of the Asian Tour 4000 miles of sailing lie ahead of the bows of the giant IDEC SPORT, as she heads towards Vietnam and its capital Ho Chi Minh City. by Agence Mer & Media Posted 21 Nov 16:32 GMT The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 4 The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 4 "I feel we have poked the angry red dragon" "I feel we have poked the angry red dragon, Qingdao, and now I can feel them breathing down our necks!" This is what Josh Stickland, Skipper of Ha Long Bay, Viet Nam exclaimed as the chase became even tighter on the fourth day. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 21 Nov 15:38 GMT OLAS Guardian wireless engine kill switch OLAS Guardian wireless engine kill switch Acting as a virtual 'kill cord' it will stop the engine within two seconds OLAS Guardian from Exposure OLAS is a new wireless engine kill switch. Acting as a virtual 'kill cord' it will stop the engine within two seconds of a person going overboard. by Liz Rushall Posted 21 Nov 14:00 GMT Icom Wins Major Comms Industry Award Icom Wins Major Comms Industry Award FCS Award for Innovation in Business Radio Icom has won the Federation of Communication Services (FCS) 2019 Gerald David Award for Innovation in Business Radio for its IC-SAT100 Satellite PTT Radio Solution. by Ian Lockyer Posted 21 Nov 12:00 GMT Marblehead Stan Cleal Trophy at Three Rivers Marblehead Stan Cleal Trophy at Three Rivers Tall 'A' rigs can get movingl even in the lightest of breezes This Marblehead open event is the penultimate event of the GAMES series and attracted ten entries from three clubs. Upon arrival there appeared to be no wind at all. by Roger Stollery Posted 21 Nov 11:41 GMT "More Grip, Less Slip" With New Wave Ratchet "More Grip, Less Slip" With New Wave Ratchet Allen has launched an additional option for its range of ratchet blocks Allen has launched an additional option for its range of ratchet blocks, dubbed the Wave Ratchet, which will offer between 20 to 40%* more grip without adding any additional wear to the rope. by Ben Harden Posted 21 Nov 10:30 GMT Seven young Welsh sailors delighted with awards Seven young Welsh sailors delighted with awards Receiving £250 to £1,500 each to develop their sailing Seven promising young sailors have been awarded between £250 and £1,500 each from the Cofio Robin Trust to assist with their sporting achievements. by Hamish Stuart Posted 21 Nov 09:22 GMT Musto International Youth Match Racing preview Musto International Youth Match Racing preview For the first time, teams from Great Britain and Ireland will compete Australia's final match racing event of the year, the Musto International Youth Match Racing Regatta, will take place next week, Tuesday 26 November to Friday 29 November, hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA). by Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Posted 21 Nov 07:54 GMT Brest Atlantiques update Brest Atlantiques update Cammas and Caudrelier leading at Robben Island And that makes two! At 19:16 UTC, this Wednesday 20 November, the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild was first around Robben Island, the second course mark in the Brest Atlantiques. by Gitana Posted 21 Nov 07:43 GMT St. Barth Cata-Cup: In the starting blocks! St. Barth Cata-Cup: In the starting blocks! 60 duos participating in the 12th edition are ready for some serious competition After a day dedicated to getting the boats ready, confirming registrations, and initial training, the 60 duos participating in the 12th edition of the Cata Cup are ready for some serious competition. by Alexandra Lemarchand-Guibout Posted 21 Nov 03:54 GMT Brest Atlantiques Day 16 Brest Atlantiques Day 16 Cape Town, here they come! After just over 15 days of racing, this evening, Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, the leader of the fleet since Rio, will reach the second and final race marker of the course, Robben Island. by Sabina Mollart-Rogerson Posted 20 Nov 23:03 GMT Nick Claus' Gift Guide is here Nick Claus' Gift Guide is here Musto's latest brand ambassador flies oceans and sails mountains Our latest brand ambassador flies oceans and sails mountains. This year, holidays are coming to Musto! by Musto Posted 20 Nov 20:00 GMT Poncho For Christmas? Poncho For Christmas? 10% off at CoastWaterSports for 48 hours Try our Mystic Ponchos (terrycloth or microfibre) and snuggle up on the beach. Get an extra 10% off for 48 hours with the code PONCHO10. by CoastWaterSports Posted 20 Nov 17:00 GMT HYS Hamble Winter Series week 6 HYS Hamble Winter Series week 6 A boat that can party and win at the same time? Week 6 of the HYS Hamble Winter Series dawned with lovely winter sunshine bathing the Solent. As is now becoming the norm, the wind was forecast and indeed was from a northerly direction. The CV Condor made its way to East Knoll. by Trevor Pountain Posted 20 Nov 16:58 GMT 24 hour sail raises £8,250 for Children in Need 24 hour sail raises £8,250 for Children in Need 100 intrepid young sailors at the Salterns Sailathon One hundred young sailors from Salterns Sailing Club showed great determination last weekend when they sailed non-stop for 24 hours to raise funds for the BBC Children in Need appeal. by Tanya Baddeley Posted 20 Nov 15:49 GMT RORC Transatlantic Race: Young Guns on Pata Negra RORC Transatlantic Race: Young Guns on Pata Negra The 2019 race will start from Marina Lanzarote on Saturday 23 November The 2019 RORC Transatlantic Race will start from Marina Lanzarote on Saturday 23 November, bound for Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina, Grenada. Race crews are busy getting themselves and their boats ready for the 3,000nm race by Louay Habib / RORC Posted 20 Nov 15:39 GMT Interview with Knut Frostad at METSTRADE 2019 Interview with Knut Frostad at METSTRADE 2019 Navico's President and Chief Executive Officer Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com Managing Editor Mark Jardine speaks to Knut Frostad, President and Chief Executive Officer of Navico, parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and C-MAP® brands. by Mark Jardine Posted 20 Nov 14:37 GMT The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 3 The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 3 Conditions liven up as the race remains tight On the third day of Race 4, the upwind slam has subsided for most of the Clipper Race Crews, but whilst the fleet is enjoying the somewhat gentle introduction has they head towards the Roaring Forties, there is much anticipation of what might lay ahead. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 20 Nov 13:51 GMT MACIF crew heads to Brest Atlantiques' 2nd course MACIF crew heads to Brest Atlantiques' 2nd course Trimaran's skipper talks about what the trio have been through since Rio On Tuesday, François Gabart, Gwénolé Gahinet and Jérémie Eloy were making headway at nearly 30 knots on a course leading to the Cape, the southernmost headland on the African continent, where the Brest Atlantiques' second course marker is located. by Trimaran MACIF Posted 20 Nov 13:10 GMT Lennon Waterproof Socks have sold out in L and XL Lennon Waterproof Socks have sold out in L and XL Limited stock remaining in size M, so hurry Our 2.5mm Waterproof Socks are now SOLD OUT in sizes L and XL. We have limited stock remaining in size M so hurry whilst stocks last! Designed and made to continue with our theme of the warmest gear you'll ever try - our Waterproof Socks. Only £36. by Lennon Racewear Posted 20 Nov 12:00 GMT P&B Phantom Midlands Traveller Series overall P&B Phantom Midlands Traveller Series overall Jim Hopton wins the racing, and Richard Sims wins the raffle The Phantom Midlands Series has drawn to a close with the final event of being hosted by Grafham Water Sailing Club. A lower than expected turnout possibly due to the shocking forecast of 38knt gusts and the Rugby World Cup! by Mike Webster Posted 20 Nov 11:57 GMT A Flipping Good Upgrade A Flipping Good Upgrade A new range of stainless-steel flip flop blocks from Allen Upgraded and Flip Flopping better than ever. The new range of stainless-steel flip flop blocks from Allen has been launched at METS this week. by Ben Harden Posted 20 Nov 09:00 GMT Blithfield Barrel 2019/2020 starts this Sunday Blithfield Barrel 2019/2020 starts this Sunday An abundance of spot prizes awaits you This Sunday sees the first round of the legendary Blithfield Barrel Series. The first race of this 'must do' event starts at 12, with an abundance of spot prizes thanks to our generous sponsors. by Michelle Keeling Posted 20 Nov 08:53 GMT Keep your bottle on board! Keep your bottle on board! We speak to Kate Sargent about the Rooster Joey Bottle Holder A fellow sailor approached Rooster with an idea about a bottle holder for their RS800, and the team were keen to follow up and see what they could produce. by Mark Jardine Posted 20 Nov 08:00 GMT International sailors arrive in Melbourne International sailors arrive in Melbourne For Summer of Sailing 2020 & Olympic Sailing Series The Sail Melbourne - Summer of Sailing 2020 count-down is on with only three weeks to go to the start of an exciting series of world-class sailing in Australia this summer. by Cora Zillich Posted 20 Nov 07:49 GMT Brest Atlantiques Day 15 Brest Atlantiques Day 15 The gaps are closing in as the fleet approaches Cape Town After two weeks at sea, it's now becoming extremely close on the Brest Atlantiques, as the fleet race towards Cape Town. The trimarans bringing up the fleet have been able to take advantage of favourable conditions by Sabina Mollart-Rogerson Posted 19 Nov 23:23 GMT Wireless charging technology from Scanstrut Wireless charging technology from Scanstrut We speak to Grant Fox at METSTRADE 2019 Scanstrut have been innovating with wireless charging technology for a couple of years, demonstrating prototype magnetic and clasp mobile phone chargers at the 2018 METSTRADE Show. by Mark Jardine Posted 19 Nov 21:35 GMT Star Sailors League Finals preview Star Sailors League Finals preview 23 crews picked from best in the world off to Nassau An elite gathering of 23 star-studded teams will be competing at the 2019 Star Sailors League Finals in the Bahamas next month, including a number of wildcards drawn from many parts of the world of high-level sailing. by Rachele Vitello Posted 19 Nov 21:21 GMT Joyon to tackle Leg 2 of IDEC Sport Asian Tour Joyon to tackle Leg 2 of IDEC Sport Asian Tour This is another record attempt, Mauritius to Vietnam Twelve days after completing the first act in his IDEC Sport Asian Tour, when he smashed the Mauritius Route record by more than six days, Francis Joyon is about to tackle the second leg of the voyage taking him to Asia. by Agence Mer & Media Posted 19 Nov 20:28 GMT
Black Friday at P&BBlack Friday is the best time for bargain hunting. We've pulled together an amazing array of exclusive Black Friday offers only available at P&B. Head on over to pinbax.com to get the heads-up on our brilliant Black Friday deals.New products from Allen at METSTRADE 2019Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com Managing Editor Mark Jardine speaks to Allen's Ben Harden at METSTRADE 2019 about their new products, including Flip-Flip Blocks, a new Laser specific vang block, A2031XHL-873 and the New Wave Ratchet.Crewsaver unveils upgraded Fusion 3D rangeCrewsaver continues to lead the way in lifejacket design with the launch of the upgraded Fusion 3D lifejacket range. Following the success of the ErgoFit+, which was made available to the market in March this year.We speak to Rooster's founder Steve CockerillSteve Cockerill always has something up his sleeve at METSTRADE, and in 2019 he was there to show off Rooster's new neoprene buoyancy aid and a pair of gloves that look perfect for cold winter days on the water!Calculating your sail areasLots of equipment on board is load dependant and apart from length and ballast of the boat the primary driver is sail area. It is therefore unsurprising that a lot of hardware manufacturers use sail areas as a primary specification criterion.Interview with Knut Frostad at METSTRADE 2019Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com Managing Editor Mark Jardine speaks to Knut Frostad, President and Chief Executive Officer of Navico, parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and C-MAP® brands.Icom Wins Major Comms Industry AwardIcom has won the Federation of Communication Services (FCS) 2019 Gerald David Award for Innovation in Business Radio for its IC-SAT100 Satellite PTT Radio Solution.Keep your bottle on board!A fellow sailor approached Rooster with an idea about a bottle holder for their RS800, and the team were keen to follow up and see what they could produce."More Grip, Less Slip" With New Wave RatchetAllen has launched an additional option for its range of ratchet blocks, dubbed the Wave Ratchet, which will offer between 20 to 40%* more grip without adding any additional wear to the rope.Wireless charging technology from ScanstrutScanstrut have been innovating with wireless charging technology for a couple of years, demonstrating prototype magnetic and clasp mobile phone chargers at the 2018 METSTRADE Show.Nick Claus' Gift Guide is hereOur latest brand ambassador flies oceans and sails mountains. This year, holidays are coming to Musto!The bookies may, or may not be happyMark Richards had a very short message for everyone. “It was very cool to watch our crew nurse the boat into port. We now have all the right resources working on the repairs. We are 100% there for the race.”Poncho For Christmas?Try our Mystic Ponchos (terrycloth or microfibre) and snuggle up on the beach. Get an extra 10% off for 48 hours with the code PONCHO10.Shredded CabbageIt's a handy ingredient for dim sims, coleslaw, burritos, soups, and a bunch of other dishes. It is not so flash when it comes to ocean racing, however. Sail makers often refer to them as CVDs, or Commercially Viable Days...Lennon Waterproof Socks have sold out in L and XLOur 2.5mm Waterproof Socks are now SOLD OUT in sizes L and XL. We have limited stock remaining in size M so hurry whilst stocks last! Designed and made to continue with our theme of the warmest gear you'll ever try - our Waterproof Socks. Only £36.Get on the Water with Borrow a BoatWe caught up with Matt Ovenden, founder of BorrowaBoat.com, recent sponsors of Southampton Boat Show and industry innovators, about their plans to make getting out on the water accessible to all.