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Pierre Quiroga wins 52nd La Solitaire du Figaro Pierre Quiroga wins 52nd La Solitaire du Figaro Finishing in Saint Nazaire on Thursday night Pierre Quiroga (Skipper Macif 2019) won the longest and toughest La Solitaire du Figaro of recent years, his ninth place on the fourth, final stage, finishing into Saint Nazaire on the French Loire Atlantic coast on Thursday night. by Andi Robertson Posted 17 Sep 06:27 BST Dynamic day 2 at the 56th Congressional Cup Dynamic day 2 at the 56th Congressional Cup Rust shaken off as the racers surge into full form It was evident today, on Day Two of the Congressional Cup regatta here, that racers have shaken off any dust or rust caused by the pandemic pause and surged into full form. by Betsy Crowfoot Posted 17 Sep 06:05 BST 2021 Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup day 3 2021 Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup day 3 San Diego thrives, Southern survives If it wasn't the lumpy seas, it was the capricious breeze. Wherever sailors competing in the 2021 Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup turned today, there was something standing between them and the groove. by Stuart Streuli, New York Yacht Club Posted 17 Sep 06:00 BST CYCA provides update on 2021 RSHYR CYCA provides update on 2021 RSHYR 100 days to go 2021 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, home of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, remains hopeful the 'Great Race' will return in 2021. by Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Posted 17 Sep 04:43 BST Dolan third on Stage 4 of La Solitaire du Figaro Dolan third on Stage 4 of La Solitaire du Figaro Ending the 52nd edition of the race on a high note Ireland's leading solo offshore sailor Tom Dolan finished the 52nd edition of La Solitaire du Figaro on a high note when he crossed the finish line of Stage 4 into Saint Nazaire in third place, the first La Solitaire stage podium of his career. by Tom Dolan Racing Posted 17 Sep 04:15 BST America's Cup: Host Venue bid timeline is extended America's Cup: Host Venue bid timeline is extended Cup organisers extend selection period for the shortlisted offshore venues plus Auckland America's Cup organisers have announced an extension of the selection period for the shortlisted offshore venues to continue to work through final details and provide further information required for their respective bids. by Emirates Team New Zealand Posted 17 Sep 01:04 BST Xacobeo Six Metre European 2021 day 3 Xacobeo Six Metre European 2021 day 3 Thisbe and Aida take the lead A steady 12 knots from the northeast and glorious warm sunshine made for a near perfect third day of racing at the Xacobeo Six Metre European Championship in Sanxenxo. by Fiona Brown Posted 16 Sep 22:36 BST OK Dinghy Autumn Trophy in Bandol day 2 OK Dinghy Autumn Trophy in Bandol day 2 Nick Craig opens with two bullets Forecasts promised good winds on the second day of the OKDIA Autumn Trophy, however light winds prevailed all day. Three races were started but only two were finished after the wind died. by Robert Deaves Posted 16 Sep 22:11 BST 2021 Grand Finale - Land Union September Regatta 2021 Grand Finale - Land Union September Regatta Over 80 boats are expected, racing on two separate courses in the Solent Hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club, the Land Union September Regatta is the final regatta for the 2021 RSrnYC Summer Series and will incorporate the HP30 National Championship. by Louay Habib Posted 16 Sep 20:48 BST Nations Trophy: A tale of two very different races Nations Trophy: A tale of two very different races Crews put through the grinder in wildly diferent conditions Thick, low cloud at daybreak soon burnt off to reveal blue skies in Palma, while a solid westerly wind meant that racing in the Nautor's Swan Nations Trophy began on time at midday. by Nautor's Swan Posted 16 Sep 20:25 BST GC32 Villasimius World Championship 2021 day 1 GC32 Villasimius World Championship 2021 day 1 Owner-driver Erik Maris leads after tricky opening day The 3rd GC32 Worlds got off to a difficult start today off Villasimius, Sardinia. One race was successfully held on magnificent bay off Marina di Villasimius and the Capo Carbonara marine reserve before the wind began performing laps of the compass dial. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 16 Sep 20:07 BST 52nd La Solitaire du Figaro Stage 4 day 5 52nd La Solitaire du Figaro Stage 4 day 5 Outcome hangs in the balance, Quiroga v Macaire General classification leader Pierre Quiroga has been fighting hard in light, very unsettled breezes to preserve his overall margin of 1 hour and 53 minutes as he comes under increasing pressure from second placed Xavier Macaire. by Andi Robertson Posted 16 Sep 18:35 BST RS Aeros at the Massapoag YC 72nd Annual Regatta RS Aeros at the Massapoag YC 72nd Annual Regatta Ten RS Aero sailors from every state in New England except Vermont Ten RS Aero sailors from every state in New England except Vermont descended on Lake Massapoag in Massachusetts on the weekend of Sep 11/12 for another dose of what the Massapoag YC Annual Regatta is famous for. by Derek Stow Posted 16 Sep 18:02 BST How to Choose a Spinlock Deckvest How to Choose a Spinlock Deckvest The main consideration is usage and application Lifejacket pioneers Spinlock are renowned for their sleek, comfortable to wear, high-spec lifejackets. In a previous article, we introduced the full range of Deckvests and took a look at the features and benefits of each. by Phil Anniss Posted 16 Sep 17:00 BST The Australian 18 Footers League - the Beginning The Australian 18 Footers League - the Beginning Conducting 18ft Skiff racing continuously for 87 years on Sydney Harbour The Australian 18 Footers League (formerly known as NSW 18 Footers League) has been conducting 18ft Skiff racing continuously for 87 years on Sydney Harbour since its first year of competition in the 1935-1936. by Frank Quealey Posted 16 Sep 15:32 BST Marlow Ropes Women's Match Racing Championship Marlow Ropes Women's Match Racing Championship Cumpsty claims crown at the WPNSA The Marlow Ropes Women's Match Racing Championship returned to Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy with glamour conditions and epic racing. by British Sailing Team Posted 16 Sep 15:21 BST RS200 Northern Tour at Glossop RS200 Northern Tour at Glossop The second half of the tour after the summer break Glossop kicked off the second half of the tour after the summer break. A westerly breeze blowing over the dam straight down the lake was the perfect direction for a long course. by Ollie Groves Posted 16 Sep 15:12 BST Osprey Scottish & Northern Championship Osprey Scottish & Northern Championship Three fantastic races at Kielder Water on Saturday On the 11th & 12th September the Osprey Scottish and Northern Championships were held at Kielder Water. The best bit about this event (which has run for many years) is travelling up, as it gets quieter the further North you get. by Alistair Raynard Posted 16 Sep 14:28 BST Barton Marine Southampton Boat Show Newsline Barton Marine Southampton Boat Show Newsline The Barton team are very excited to be back at boat shows! The Barton team are very excited to be back at boat shows! The show season kicks off for us with Southampton Boat Show running now! If you are coming along to the show, come see us in stand J316 with our UK distributor, Barrus. by Barton Marine Posted 16 Sep 11:29 BST Seafly Nationals at Blakeney Seafly Nationals at Blakeney A great venue for some close and entertaining sailing With high tides and almost perfect winds the 2021 Seafly National Championships hosted by Blakeney Sailing Club proved a great venue for some close and entertaining sailing. by Alan Collett Posted 16 Sep 10:44 BST 420 Grand Prix at Dabchicks 420 Grand Prix at Dabchicks Some new faces at the front end of the fleet A month after the Youth Nationals at Plymouth, during which the Class has held transition training at Poole and in the Solent, the 420 fleet returned to competition at the first Grand Prix event of the 2021/22 season. by Ollie Meadowcroft Posted 16 Sep 10:26 BST Waldringfield Centenary Cartoon Trophy Waldringfield Centenary Cartoon Trophy The Lark class continues to flourish at Waldringfield The Lark class continues to flourish at Waldringfield, following on from the Centenary Regatta held earlier in the year, a fleet of 16 Larks enjoyed a mixed bag of sailing conditions at Waldringfield Centenary Cartoon Trophy regatta over 11th & 12th Sept. by Chris Fish & Daniel Watson Posted 16 Sep 09:56 BST International 14 Century Cup at Itchenor International 14 Century Cup at Itchenor Sailed in testing conditions with northerly winds The Century Cup started in testing conditions with Northerly winds ranging from 11 knots to the odd 18 knot gust. Robin and Martin Pascal lead the way around the course and took line honours but were not quite old enough to bag the trophy on handicap. by Philip McDanell Posted 16 Sep 09:39 BST Dalin wants to win Dalin wants to win Even the speed runs at the Défi Azimut Immediately after APIVIA had finished her third and final speed run off Lorient at the Défi Azimut, her skipper Charlie Dalin was straight onto his smart phone to check on the results. by Ed Gorman Posted 16 Sep 09:34 BST 2021 Lymington River Scow Championships 2021 Lymington River Scow Championships A full mix of conditions and a pleasant dose of sunshine at Keyhaven After a year out due to Covid restrictions the Lymington River Scows returned to Keyhaven Yacht Club for their 2021 Championships. The forecast promised a full mix of conditions and a pleasant dose of sunshine. by Jon Harvey Posted 16 Sep 09:06 BST Typhoon's new Runswick drysuit for dinghy sailors Typhoon's new Runswick drysuit for dinghy sailors TX-4 fabric means it is lightweight and easy to put on Dinghy sailing can be an energetic pastime so there's nothing more important than being able to move around freely. Typhoon International's brand new front entry drysuit, the Runswick, ensures that sailors can do just that. by Typhoon International Ltd Posted 16 Sep 09:00 BST 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Europeans day 2 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Europeans day 2 Next generation of Spanish, German, Austrian, and American skiffs Most of the big names in 49er sailing are taking some well earned time off after Tokyo. As such, now is the time for the Paris potential stars to usurp the aging veterans. by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 16 Sep 08:52 BST Shifty winds keep Nations Trophy crews on toes Shifty winds keep Nations Trophy crews on toes Racing postponed in the face of 50-60 degree wind shifts Constantly changing winds made a headache of race management on the first day of the Nautor's Swan Nations Trophy in Palma. Officials scrambled to respond as the light southwesterly sea breeze veered and backed under each passing cloud. by Nautor's Swan Posted 16 Sep 04:22 BST Canfield leads on day 1 of 56th Congressional Cup Canfield leads on day 1 of 56th Congressional Cup Ten of the world's top match racing teams competing in stellar conditions The 56th Congressional Cup is under way, with 10 of the world's top match racing teams competing in stellar conditions off the Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier here today. by Betsy Crowfoot Posted 16 Sep 03:11 BST 2021 Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup day 2 2021 Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup day 2 Lovell, Southern YC drive into the lead on Day 2 It was just the sort of moment that the founders of the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup envisioned more than a decade years ago when they created the event. by Stuart Streuli, New York Yacht Club Posted 16 Sep 02:46 BST Start of OK Dinghy Autumn trophy delayed Start of OK Dinghy Autumn trophy delayed Racing was cancelled in Bandol, France on day 1 Before the start of the OK Dinghy Autumn Trophy in Bandol, France, there were near perfect conditions for training, while enjoying the perfect French hospitality. by Robert Deaves Posted 16 Sep 02:08 BST Xacobeo Six Metre European 2021 day 2 Xacobeo Six Metre European 2021 day 2 Light airs and a leader board shuffle in Sanxenxo, Spain The second day of the Xacobeo Six Metre European Championship at the Real Club Nautico Sanxenxo in Galicia got off to a regal start with a visit from Her Royal Highness Infanta Dona Elena of Spain. by Fiona Brown Posted 16 Sep 01:55 BST Third GC32 World Championship sets sail tomorrow Third GC32 World Championship sets sail tomorrow The event sees a welcome return to the GC32 family in Villasimius Top international crew, including America's Cup winners and Olympian gold medallists, are descending on Villasimius for one of the pinnacles in foiling catamaran racing, the third GC32 World Championship. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 15 Sep 22:39 BST 52nd La Solitaire du Figaro Stage 4 day 4 52nd La Solitaire du Figaro Stage 4 day 4 'It ain't over 'til it's over', calms might present final, conclusive hurdle The leadership of the decisive Stage 4 of the 52nd La Solitaire du Figaro was in the balance as the top group passed 82 nautical miles offshore of the NW tip of Brittany heading for the final finish line in Saint Nazaire on the Loire-Atlantic coast. by Andi Robertson Posted 15 Sep 20:29 BST Kids Mav Mid Hood From Henri-Lloyd Kids Mav Mid Hood From Henri-Lloyd Quick-drying and made from 100% recycled polyester Quick-drying and made from 100% recycled polyester this Mav Mid Hood is high wicking and stretchy. Available in three colours for ages 8-14 years. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 15 Sep 17:00 BST Merlin Rockets at Upper Thames Merlin Rockets at Upper Thames Craftinsure Merlin Rocket De May Series and Thames Series event The Merlin Rockets headed to Upper Thames for the weekend of 11 and 12 September, with the De May Vintage event scheduled for the Saturday and the Thames Series and Silver Tiller event on Sunday. by Richard Pausey & Nicola Scaddan Posted 15 Sep 16:11 BST RYA Regional Junior Championships back with a bang RYA Regional Junior Championships back with a bang Youngsters across the country are gearing up to hit the water Youngsters across the country are gearing up to hit the water as the RYA's Regional Junior Championships returns for 2021. by Will Carson Posted 15 Sep 15:49 BST Animal retains the RC35 Class Championship Animal retains the RC35 Class Championship The season long championship was completed at the GSS Regatta Kevin and Debbie Aitken's First 36.7, Animal, has completed a 3-peat as Scotia Handling Services Ltd RC35 Class Champions. by Robin Young Posted 15 Sep 15:43 BST Entries open for the Merlin Rocket Inlands 2021 Entries open for the Merlin Rocket Inlands 2021 Taking place at Bala Sailing Club on 25th and 26th September Please come join in the Merlin Rocket Nautilus Yachting Inland Championships at Bala Sailing Club on 25th and 26th September 2021. There will be five races over two days and when the class last visited in 2005 Mike and Jane Calvert won. by Lou Johnson Posted 15 Sep 13:53 BST Historic hat-trick for the winning 2000 Historic hat-trick for the winning 2000 In the Seldén Sailjuice Winter Series 2020-2021 Simon Horsfield & Katie Burridge, along with stand-in crew Natalie Johnson, have won the Seldén Sailjuice Winter Series 2020-2021. by Andy Rice Posted 15 Sep 13:19 BST 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Europeans day 1 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Europeans day 1 Raw rookies and Olympic veterans lead on day one The Schultheis sisters had a storybook start to their first ever European Championships winning all three races. by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 15 Sep 12:38 BST Military veterans set sail on charity expedition Military veterans set sail on charity expedition An ambitious sailing trip from Land's End to John O'Groats A team of military veterans have set sail on an ambitious sailing trip from Land's End to John O'Groats. by Mark Hardaker Posted 15 Sep 12:36 BST Last Chance for the Musto Summer Sale Last Chance for the Musto Summer Sale Corsica PrimaLoft Funnel Jacket is lined with premium silver insulation Wind resistant, water repellent and lined with premium PrimaLoft® Silver Insulation, the Corsica PrimaLoft® Funnel Jacket provides comfortable and durable protection from the elements. by Musto Posted 15 Sep 12:00 BST Alex Thomson brings Hugo Boss to Jersey Alex Thomson brings Hugo Boss to Jersey St Helier Yacht Club members get the chance to sail the IMOCA yacht St Helier Yacht Club members were very privileged to have been given the opportunity to go aboard this magnificent racing machine. by Rhys Perkins Posted 15 Sep 11:45 BST The sun shines for Hamble Classics 2021 The sun shines for Hamble Classics 2021 Near perfect conditions last Saturday for the 51 boats Champagne sailing conditions in September might sound far-fetched but that's how yacht crews in the sixth Hamble Classics Regatta hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club described the near perfect conditions last Saturday. by Jonty Sherwill Posted 15 Sep 10:13 BST 2021 K6 Nationals at Torbay 2021 K6 Nationals at Torbay Mild Torquay weather with some very good sailing conditions The Royal Torbay Yacht Club hosted the 2021 K6 National Championship from the 9 - 12 September. Numbers were down from previous years, due to coronavirus and other health problems affecting would-be entrants. by Ross Birbeck Posted 15 Sep 10:08 BST 11th Hour Racing Team to compete at Le Défi Azimut 11th Hour Racing Team to compete at Le Défi Azimut 11th Hour Racing Team is competing with two crews The international elite of offshore yachting is gathering in Lorient on the Atlantic coast of France to battle for glory at Le Défi Azimut, a unique showcase regatta over four consecutive days. by 11th Hour Racing Team Posted 15 Sep 10:02 BST Lorient is ready to celebrate the IMOCA Class Lorient is ready to celebrate the IMOCA Class Défi Azimut puts on its showcase regatta for sponsors and partners The centre of the solo and short-handed offshore racing world is most definitely La Base marina on the waterfront in Lorient on the French Brittany coast for the next few days, as the IMOCA Class puts on its showcase regatta for sponsors and partners. by Défi Azimut Posted 15 Sep 09:00 BST
How to Choose a Spinlock DeckvestLifejacket pioneers Spinlock are renowned for their sleek, comfortable to wear, high-spec lifejackets. In a previous article, we introduced the full range of Deckvests and took a look at the features and benefits of each.Happy, happy. Joy, joy!There are definitely some serious perks to this gig. Yet without doubt, the best is the reach and connection with sailors far and wide. The emails, calls, and chats on the quay still come in, and continue to inspire the entire team.Barton Marine Southampton Boat Show NewslineThe Barton team are very excited to be back at boat shows! The show season kicks off for us with Southampton Boat Show running now! If you are coming along to the show, come see us in stand J316 with our UK distributor, Barrus.InspirationalIt's such an important word in any sport, and seeing an inspirational performance in sailing fills us with enthusiasm.Typhoon's new Runswick drysuit for dinghy sailorsDinghy sailing can be an energetic pastime so there's nothing more important than being able to move around freely. Typhoon International's brand new front entry drysuit, the Runswick, ensures that sailors can do just that.Did someone say, Goldilocks?Going back a good while now, well into the pre-COVID era actually, I had the distinct pleasure of being granted a one on one meeting with Beneteau's then newest employee.Kids Mav Mid Hood From Henri-LloydQuick-drying and made from 100% recycled polyester this Mav Mid Hood is high wicking and stretchy. Available in three colours for ages 8-14 years.Great sport requires great rivalriesInterest in a sport, outside of the fanatics and those who regularly take part in that discipline, requires great rivalries, and thanks to SailGP we now can regularly see the greatest names in sailing compete in some of the most exciting racing ever.Last Chance for the Musto Summer SaleWind resistant, water repellent and lined with premium PrimaLoft® Silver Insulation, the Corsica PrimaLoft® Funnel Jacket provides comfortable and durable protection from the elements.The PasticheGiven the assortment on offer, I was originally going with potpourri. However, I've done that, along with goulash, mélange, juxtaposition, and quite a few others.11th Hour Racing Team to compete at Le Défi AzimutThe international elite of offshore yachting is gathering in Lorient on the Atlantic coast of France to battle for glory at Le Défi Azimut, a unique showcase regatta over four consecutive days.Is it a Beiker? Is it a Rocket?We've written about, and seen the photos of Brad Gibson's Bladerider over the years, and it's been amazing to see the transformation of the boat, keeping it bang up-to-date and incorporating many innovative ideas.20% Off All Padleboards and Kayaks20% Off All Padleboards and Kayaks at the End of Summer Sale at CoastWaterSports. Use discount code 20SUMMER at checkout.Henri-Lloyd #BlueAugustOur environment and the climate are featuring heavily in the news, and it's clear that the time for action is now with sustainability needing to be part of every step that we take in our lives.B&G announce Brian Black Memorial Award winnerB&G®, the world's leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, is pleased to announce the winner of the Brian Black memorial Award, an award of outstanding marine environmental journalism.From Tokyo 2020 to the Rolex Fastnet RaceWhat a couple of weeks we've had to enjoy sailing at its finest. The sailing at Tokyo 2020 has been at different times exciting, unpredictable and tense with some awe-inspiring performances by the stand-out sailors at the event.