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Perini Navi Cup at Porto Cervo day 2 Perini Navi Cup at Porto Cervo day 2Silencio and Maltese Falcon hold firm at top of their divisonsOn schedule at 11.30am the starting procedures got underway and saw the two divisions set off using a staggered start formula with one yacht departing every three minutes. Both the Cruiser Racers and the Corinthians Spirit sailed the same coastal courseby Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Posted 21 Sep 22:20 BST 52 Super Series Valencia Sailing Week day 4 52 Super Series Valencia Sailing Week day 4Roller-coaster day sets up grand finaleAfter one of the most exciting, roller coaster three-race days in the history of the 52 SUPER SERIES, there is just two points separating the top three teams going into the final day of the season at the 52 SUPER SERIES Valencia Sailing Week.by 52 Super Series Posted 21 Sep 20:25 BST Boat Care & Maintenance Savings Boat Care & Maintenance SavingsEnd Of Season Sale continues at TridentUK20% off Plastic Padding Gelcoat Filler, 15% off West Systems 105/205 Epoxy A Pack, 50% off Star brite Boat Guard Speed Detailer & Protectant, 10% off International Watertite Epoxy Filler. And much more!by TridentUK Posted 21 Sep 19:48 BST Golden Globe Race day 82: Code Red Alert Golden Globe Race day 82: Code Red AlertAbhilash Tomy and Gregor McGuckin rolled and dismastedSolo sailors in the 2018 Golden Globe Race have been hit by a vicious storm mid way across the South Indian Ocean. The 70knot winds and 14m seas have left India's Abhilash Tomy and Ireland's Gregor McGuckin's dismasted.by Barry Pickthall, Golden Globe Race Posted 21 Sep 18:53 BST RS Ventures at Para World Championships day 3 RS Ventures at Para World Championships day 3The fun and laughter in the dinghy park has only grownLight airs welcomed the sailors at Sheboygen Yacht Club on day 3 of racing at the 2018 Para World Championships. The postponement flag was hoisted as race management committed to a delayed start, allowing a couple of hours to let the breeze fill in.by RS Sailing Posted 21 Sep 18:18 BST RS Sailing boosts Club of the Year prize package RS Sailing boosts Club of the Year prize packageAccess to a fantastic new prize packageThanks to a generous contribution by RS Sailing, the 2019 Club of the Year will be provided with a choice of RS boats and coaching for their members for up to one week.by Becky Gilbert-Wood, RYA Posted 21 Sep 17:29 BST Last-chance auction for project boats from £1 Last-chance auction for project boats from £1Boat auction, jumble and water fun day at Blackwater MarinaDozens of project boats at Blackwater Marina at Maylandsea are being given a last chance by auctioning them off on Sunday October 7 with three months free storage included with every boat sold. 6% of all proceeds going to three charities.by Dave Selby Posted 21 Sep 17:00 BST OK European Championship to be held on the Med OK European Championship to be held on the MedReturning to Bendor Island after a 50 year hiatusFive years ago an old OK Dinghy was dragged out of a garden in southern France and given a makeover. Soon it was joined by another and then another, and what followed was the amazingly successful revival of the Mediterranean OK Dinghy fleet.by Robert Deaves Posted 21 Sep 14:39 BST Cymru Youth Racing Circuit Cymru Youth Racing CircuitDylan Fletcher awarded trophy at LlandegfeddAround 20 young sailors from around South Wales took part in the Llandegfedd Cymru Youth Racing Circuit (CYRC), the first step for most on the youth racing scene.by Hamish Stuart Posted 21 Sep 13:59 BST Sunsail's Funding the Future 2018/19 Sunsail's Funding the Future 2018/19Get your entry in before the deadline!Funding The Future is Sunsail's way of giving back to sailing's grassroots. First launched in 2016 to give UK sailing and yacht clubs the opportunity to pitch for £5,000 to support their club.by Sunsail Posted 21 Sep 12:00 BST Australian Match Racing Nationals - Day 1 Australian Match Racing Nationals - Day 1DownUnder Racing takes clean sweep on Day 1DownUnder Racing, which regularly competes on the World Match Racing Tour, made light work of most of their competitors, which included a close win over Price's elder sister Olivia, who sits in second place overall after Round Robin 1.by Jordan Reece Posted 21 Sep 11:57 BST Dart 18 GP Round 6 at Mumbles Dart 18 GP Round 6 at MumblesWet and windy as seems usual for this fixtureAs usual it seems for Mumbles the forecast was wet and windy which may have kept some travellers away, but eight visitors arrived to join the six local boats for what was to be a great and very tightly contested event.by Darren Wood Posted 21 Sep 11:25 BST The P&B Workshop The P&B WorkshopYour first choice for spar repairsTo repair or replace a damaged spar is a dilemma we're all faced with at one time or another. Every spar is different and over the years we've seen all kinds of damage, whether it's from accidents, general wear and tear or neglect.by P&B Posted 21 Sep 08:30 BST Wanderer Inlands at Bewl Wanderer Inlands at BewlEleven Wanderers make the tripAdmirably hosted by members of the Bewl Sailing Association, eleven Wanderers made the trip, including one each from the Reigate and the Sheppey Sea Cadets over the weekend of 15th & 16th September.by Adam Wickenden Posted 21 Sep 07:02 BST 12 footers at the Vintage Yachting Games day 3 12 footers at the Vintage Yachting Games day 3Four races held as storm heads for CopenhagenOn Thursday four races were held for the 12 Foot Dinghy Class as there is a large storm heading towards Copenhagen, which may create unsailable conditions for small boats.by Vincent Delany Posted 21 Sep 06:13 BST Squib South Coast Championship at Portsmouth Squib South Coast Championship at PortsmouthNew crane put to good use as 25 boats race in the Eastern SolentThe National Squib South Coast Championship 2018 was hosted by Portsmouth Sailing Club over the weekend 15/16 September.by David Price Posted 21 Sep 05:51 BST Leaders in safety, and racing to share perspective Leaders in safety, and racing to share perspectiveAt the World Sailing's 2018 Annual ConferenceWorld Sailing's 2018 Annual Conference will include two open forums on Safety in Sailing and the future of Offshore and Keelboat racing with sport and industry leaders sharing their perspectives.by World Sailing Posted 21 Sep 05:29 BST 2018 M32 Worlds in Chicago day 1 2018 M32 Worlds in Chicago day 1Local talent springboards ahead in light airsWith the Chicago skyline hazed over, light air tactics were on full display for the twelve teams competing in day one of the 2018 M32 World Championship.by Aston Harald Posted 21 Sep 03:40 BST Testing conditions at Para Sailing Worlds - Day 3 Testing conditions at Para Sailing Worlds - Day 3Light breeze coupled with a choppy Lake Michigan resulted in a tough Day 3Light breeze coupled with a choppy Lake Michigan resulted in a tough day for the competitors racing at the Para World Sailing Championships in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA. After six 2.4 Norlin OD races, three top sailors are separated by just two points. by Daniel Smith, World Sailing Posted 21 Sep 01:37 BST RS Ventures at Para World Championships day 2 RS Ventures at Para World Championships day 2Increasing breeze keeps the racing very tightDay 2 of racing at the 2018 Para World Championships saw the RS Venture Connect class continue racing in their two flight format. With the winners of each flight advancing to the final without having to sail in the knock out rounds.by RS Sailing Posted 20 Sep 21:13 BST 52 Super Series Valencia Sailing Week day 3 52 Super Series Valencia Sailing Week day 3The Big Squeeze, podium battle escalates as Luna Rossa leadAlthough it proved to be the best day of the season for Eduardo de Souza Ramos's Brazilian crew of Onda who, as best boat of a demanding three-race day, regatta leaders Luna Rossa have now stepped three points clear at the head of the event.by 52 Super Series Posted 20 Sep 20:57 BST Perini Navi Cup at Porto Cervo day 1 Perini Navi Cup at Porto Cervo day 1Silencio and Maltese Falcon winners of the dayThe Perini Navi yachts unfurled their sails this morning for the first of three days of racing in the seventh edition of the Perini Navi Cup, an event organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and running through Saturday 22 September.by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Posted 20 Sep 20:31 BST Régates Royales - Trophée Panerai: Preview Régates Royales - Trophée Panerai: PreviewMost gorgeous boats will reunite on the French Riviera againSeveral classes, almost thirty different nationalities, hundreds of sailors all sharing the same passion that makes them come back regularly to the stunning Mediterranean backdrop of the Bay of Cannes.by Carla Anselmi Posted 20 Sep 20:12 BST Cruiser racing series at Lymington Town Cruiser racing series at Lymington TownDraws to a close with the Cowes and Back racesThe Lymington Town Cruiser Racing Series drew to a close on Saturday with the Cowes and Back races. Seven boats assembled around Baverstock for the start. With a light breeze blowing the fleet made their way west to Dunford mark.by Alastair Beeton Posted 20 Sep 19:07 BST Countdown on to the 2018 RC44 World Championship Countdown on to the 2018 RC44 World ChampionshipThe highly anticipated 2018 RC44 World Championship runs next week in CascaisHosted by the prestigious Club Naval de Cascais, the RC44 World Championship this year will be the penultimate event of the five-stop European tour for the Russell Coutts-conceived high performance owner-driver one designs.by RC44 Class Association Posted 20 Sep 18:45 BST 8th Azimut Challenge preview 8th Azimut Challenge previewFinal test before the Route du RhumOut of the 22 sailors registered for the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe in the IMOCA category, no fewer than fifteen will take part in the Azimut Challenge.by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 20 Sep 18:15 BST 11th Hour Racing publishes Sustainability Report 11th Hour Racing publishes Sustainability ReportDetailing the efforts throughout the one-year campaignThe 33-page report dives deeply into their strategy and plan, giving insights into how they tracked and offset their carbon footprint while offering practical ideas and tools to inspire other sailors, teams, and event organizers.by 11th Hour Racing Posted 20 Sep 17:56 BST Is that it? One-minute guide to splicing Is that it? One-minute guide to splicingWith David Mossman of Marlow RopesWith modern ropes, in many instances, knots are a thing of the past. 50% of a polyester rope's strength is lost in a knot and this rises to a staggering 70% in a Dyneema® rope. There really is no excuse now not to learn how to splice.by Mark Jardine Posted 20 Sep 16:00 BST Flying Fifteen Spanish Championship Flying Fifteen Spanish ChampionshipPuerto Pollenca served up the whole gamut of weather conditionsThe venue is the jewel of the Balearic Islands with a large protected bay surrounded by mountains but this late summer long weekend regatta turned out to be one to remember.by Jonny Fullerton Posted 20 Sep 15:47 BST MS Amlin Seamanship Award 2018 MS Amlin Seamanship Award 2018Presented to the race crew of Sunsail 4018Four ex-service personnel, from charity "Supporting Wounded Veterans", raced on Sunsail 4018 in The Round the Island Race 2018, overcoming significant challenges and achieving a great finish position.by Kate Moss Posted 20 Sep 15:00 BST Keelboat Endeavour Trophy postponed Keelboat Endeavour Trophy postponedBig winds disrupt inaugural keelboat champion of champions' event at Burnham-on-CrouchWith the wind projected to gust more than 40 kts on Sunday, the race committee at the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, Burnham-on-Crouch, has made the sensible decision to postpone the Keelboat Endeavour Trophy writes Sue Pelling.by Sue Pelling Posted 20 Sep 14:00 BST Marine Resources job updates Marine Resources job updatesThe latest jobs in the marine industryMarine Resources specialises in filling job vacancies within the Leisure Marine Industry. We have a variety of recruitment services to suit all types of marine employer. by Marine Resources Posted 20 Sep 13:10 BST The Community Cup inspires sailors of tomorrow The Community Cup inspires sailors of tomorrowDuring TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat ShowDozens of young people got to experience the thrill of sailing thanks to a unique partnership between marine businesses.by Laura Downton Posted 20 Sep 12:30 BST Solos, Enterprises & Streakers at Leigh & Lowton Solos, Enterprises & Streakers at Leigh & LowtonA great turnout of 54 boats make the tripA great turnout of 54 boats made the trip to Leigh & Lowton Sailing Club for the 2018 Solo, Enterprise and Streaker Open. The light winds forecast came in mid-morning to set up what looked like a good day's sailing.by Richard Catchpole Posted 20 Sep 12:22 BST Enterprises at Leigh & Lowton Enterprises at Leigh & LowtonPart of National Series and North West Top Helm seriesOur OD Mike Baldwin and Team, was very patient and waited for the wind to veer which was near enough straight down the lake, with a good port end start line featured throughout all races and clever courses so the Solos didn't bother the Ents to much.by Steve Blackburn Posted 20 Sep 11:54 BST 12 footers at the Vintage Yachting Games day 2 12 footers at the Vintage Yachting Games day 2Difficult conditions mean shipping a lot of waterYesterday saw many 12 foot dinghies retiring from the racing due to the weather conditions off Hellerup.by Vincent Delany Posted 20 Sep 10:28 BST Crewsaver announces issue 2 of #LifejacketSafe Crewsaver announces issue 2 of #LifejacketSafeRead the latest thought-provoking developmentsDue to popular demand, Crewsaver announces issue two of the #LifejacketSafe newspaper is now available - bringing lifejacket users up-to-speed with the latest thought-provoking developments.by Emma Stanbury Posted 20 Sep 09:00 BST Record Rolex Middle Sea Race fleet in prospect Record Rolex Middle Sea Race fleet in prospect131 yachts currently entered with one month to goIf the 131 yachts currently entered in the 2018 Rolex Middle Sea Race all cross the start line on 20 October, the race will have surpassed its previous record fleet – 122, set in 2014.by Royal Malta Yacht Club Posted 20 Sep 08:38 BST Finn Pacific Coast Championship at San Diego Finn Pacific Coast Championship at San DiegoThe first of the Finn Trifecta regattasSan Diego Yacht Club hosted the first of the Finn Trifecta regattas – the Finn Pacific Coast Championships (PCC) this past weekend, September 15-16, 2018.by Casey Allocco Posted 20 Sep 06:35 BST Stage set for 2018 M32 Worlds in Chicago Stage set for 2018 M32 Worlds in ChicagoThe culminating event of the global M32 SeriesTwelve amateur and professional teams have descended on Chicago, Illinois this week for the 2018 M32 World Championship – the culminating event of the global M32 Series – representing one of the most competitive fleets of the popular one-design class.by Aston Harald Posted 20 Sep 06:35 BST Brits and Canadians book finals place Brits and Canadians book finals placeIn the RS Venture Connect at Para World Sailing ChampionshipsBritish and Canadian teams booked their spot in Saturday's RS Venture Connect winner-takes-all final as the Para World Sailing Championships continued in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA.by Daniel Smith, World Sailing Posted 19 Sep 23:43 BST The Perini Navi Cup returns to Porto Cervo The Perini Navi Cup returns to Porto CervoFleet of superyachts arrives for the seventh editionThe quays of Porto Cervo are bustling as a fleet of superyachts arrives for the seventh edition of the Perini Navi Cup, an event organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in collaboration with the prestigious Perini Navi shipyard.by Perini Navi Posted 19 Sep 20:58 BST 52 Super Series Valencia Sailing Week day 2 52 Super Series Valencia Sailing Week day 2The song remains the sameAlthough the sea breeze came tantalisingly close to providing racing for the 11 boat TP52 fleet at the 52 Super Series Valencia Sailing Week, a long afternoon on the water proved to be in vain as the race officer sent the fleet backby 52 Super Series Posted 19 Sep 20:23 BST Rooster support the 1851 Trust Rooster support the 1851 TrustAs Official Technical Clothing PartnerBased in Portsmouth, the 1851 Trust is a dynamic and innovative education charity who believe in inspiring young people from all backgrounds to imagine their futures differently.by Emma Ralph, Rooster Posted 19 Sep 18:00 BST RS Ventures at Para World Championships RS Ventures at Para World ChampionshipsSix races in the new format at SheboyganAfter a few days of training, the RS Venture racing finally got under way at the Para World Championships on an overcast day on Lake Michigan. Six races were scheduled and race management wasted no time in getting the fleets underway.by RS Sailing Posted 19 Sep 17:41 BST VR Regatta ships to Oculus Store VR Regatta ships to Oculus StoreDiscover sailing in virtual realityAfter more than six months of continuous iteration and improvement since it's release on Steam, VR Regatta: The Sailing Game has been officially released today on the Oculus Store.by MarineVerse Posted 19 Sep 17:41 BST Perini Navi Cup back in spotlight in Porto Cervo Perini Navi Cup back in spotlight in Porto CervoPorto Cervo is starting to buzz with the arrival of a fleet of Perini yachtsNumerous private events will enliven the evenings of everyone involved, with onboard cocktail contests, the traditional yacht hop, wine tastings and show cooking sessions, crowned by the award ceremony and a gala dinner.by Perini Navi Posted 19 Sep 17:11 BST Arttube wins Italian J/70 Cup Trieste Arttube wins Italian J/70 Cup TriesteCalvi Network crowned series championThe fourth act of the Italian J/70 Cup series took place off the beautiful, exotic eastern Italian Riviera on the Adriatic Sea off the port of Trieste, Italy.by J/Boats Posted 19 Sep 16:57 BST
Boat Care & Maintenance Savings20% off Plastic Padding Gelcoat Filler, 15% off West Systems 105/205 Epoxy A Pack, 50% off Star brite Boat Guard Speed Detailer & Protectant, 10% off International Watertite Epoxy Filler. And much more!Is that it? One-minute guide to splicingWith modern ropes, in many instances, knots are a thing of the past. 50% of a polyester rope's strength is lost in a knot and this rises to a staggering 70% in a Dyneema® rope. There really is no excuse now not to learn how to splice.Sunsail's Funding the Future 2018/19Funding The Future is Sunsail's way of giving back to sailing's grassroots. First launched in 2016 to give UK sailing and yacht clubs the opportunity to pitch for £5,000 to support their club.Hyde Sails and the Squib class success storyWe spoke to Nigel and Jack Grogan, the father and son team at Hyde Sails who also sail together in the Squib class, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary in style with 100 boats for their National Championship at Lendy Cowes Week.The P&B WorkshopTo repair or replace a damaged spar is a dilemma we're all faced with at one time or another. Every spar is different and over the years we've seen all kinds of damage, whether it's from accidents, general wear and tear or neglect.Rudder, Stock and Two Smoked ExtrusionsBack in the Autumn of 2017, while sailing our Keyhaven Scow with my kids, the rudder stock snapped. It was no major drama and we made it back ashore safely, but it did lead me to question the design of it.MS Amlin Seamanship Award 2018Four ex-service personnel, from charity "Supporting Wounded Veterans", raced on Sunsail 4018 in The Round the Island Race 2018, overcoming significant challenges and achieving a great finish position.New sponsor for SailJuice Winter SeriesWe spoke to Steve Norbury, managing director of Seldén Mast in the UK, who are the new sponsors of the SailJuice Winter Series. We ask what attracts him to the series as a sailor, and as a sponsor.Marine Resources job updatesMarine Resources specialises in filling job vacancies within the Leisure Marine Industry. We have a variety of recruitment services to suit all types of marine employer. Natural succession in the RS Sailing familyIn August RS Sailing celebrated 25 years in style with the spectacular RS Games at the WPNSA: the largest one-design event in the UK. An incredible 1300 sailors in 900 boats took part in this marathon of sailing and fun.Crewsaver announces issue 2 of #LifejacketSafeDue to popular demand, Crewsaver announces issue two of the #LifejacketSafe newspaper is now available - bringing lifejacket users up-to-speed with the latest thought-provoking developments.From Mallorca Optis to Figaro starWe spoke to #TeamCrewsaver sailor Alan Roberts during a lifejacket training day at the Crewsaver head office.Rooster support the 1851 TrustBased in Portsmouth, the 1851 Trust is a dynamic and innovative education charity who believe in inspiring young people from all backgrounds to imagine their futures differently.New watersports kit from Red OriginalThe incredible summer we have had has seen us getting on the water almost daily! We're lucky enough to live on the south coast and as well as sailing in dinghies and whizzing about on our RIB, our Stand-Up Paddle board has been a fantastic investment.Ocean Elements Southampton Boat Show OfferSave £220pp on Beach Clubs in 2019. Whether you visit the boat show or not, you can still make use of our fantastic offer, which is valid until midnight on Tuesday September 25th (phone lines close at 6pm).Musto's no-compromise Flexlite Alumin wetsuitsWe spoke to Shane Rhone, the Sailing Design Manager at Musto, about their wetsuit range, from their entry-level garments to the top-of-the-range Flexlite Alumin items.