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SB20 World Championships 2019 at Hyères day 2 SB20 World Championships 2019 at Hyères day 2 A single race held in a rapidly increasing wind Day 2 of the SB20 World Championship started early due to the forecasted strong wind for the afternoon, and the Race Committee had the ambition of calling two races in. Boats made their way to the bay having found about 7-8 knots of warm breeze from NNE. by SB20 Class Posted 22 Oct 21:01 BST Top 80 selected for Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Top 80 selected for Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Discover the best sailing pictures of the year The international jury of the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award 2019 has selected the top 80 yacht racing photographs taken this year throughout the world. by Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Posted 22 Oct 19:13 BST Entries open Friday for 2020 ORC/IRC Worlds Entries open Friday for 2020 ORC/IRC Worlds To be held in 'the best months of the year' in Southern New England The conventional wisdom says the sailing season in the Northeastern United States ends with Labor Day, celebrated the first Monday in September. But the locals will tell you that September and October are the best months of the year. by ORC Media Posted 22 Oct 18:06 BST Spirit of Sustainability Spirit of Sustainability Spirit Yachts interviewed about use of Wessex Resins and Adhesives "We've used epoxy made by Wessex Resins since we started," says Nigel Stuart. "We've continued to use them ever since. We've looked at all the other resins and their backup but nothing compares. Wessex products do what it says on the tin. by Wessex Resins & Adhesives Posted 22 Oct 17:00 BST 2019 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 4 2019 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 4 Maxi Rambler was first to cross the finish line. As the 40th Rolex Middle Sea Race entered its fourth day, the south-easterly breeze that has filled the western half of the course has started to play a part in determining the outcome of the 606nm offshore classic. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 22 Oct 16:59 BST TJV conjures past, present & future TJV conjures past, present & future The unique flavours of the Transat Jacques Vabre Normandie Le Havre grow stronger The unique flavours of the Transat Jacques Vabre Normandie Le Havre grow stronger with every day of the countdown to the start of the 14th edition in six days on Sunday, October 27 at 13:15 (French time). by Soazig Guého Posted 22 Oct 16:08 BST North Sails Solo End of Season Championship North Sails Solo End of Season Championship 54 sailors descend on Grafham Water SC 54 Solo sailors descended on Grafham Water Sailing Club for the 2019 End of Season Championships, this year as in previous years sponsored by North Sails. by Tom Gillard Posted 22 Oct 15:27 BST Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit day 2 Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit day 2 38 yachts on the startline with conditions very different from the previous week A total of thirty eight yachts came to the start line in the Western Solent on Sunday 20th October for Race Two of the Lymington Town Sailing Club's Solent Circuit, sponsored by Penny Farthing Homes. by Robin Milledge Posted 22 Oct 15:16 BST Lymington XOD Class Autumn Series Race 8 Lymington XOD Class Autumn Series Race 8 A Brexit debate inspired course? Race 8 of 10 and towards the business end of the Autumn series got under way in champagne sailing conditions, albeit slightly chilled. by John Olliff-Cooper Posted 22 Oct 13:38 BST Barton Marine's new Quick Cleat Range Barton Marine's new Quick Cleat Range An innovation that provides the best alternative to tying knots Quick Cleat is an innovation that provides the best alternative to tying knots, securing numerous items around boats, trailers and marinas. by Kate Moss Posted 22 Oct 12:00 BST Meteorological phenomenon at Clipper Race Meteorological phenomenon at Clipper Race Notorious Pampero wind is a meteorological phenomenon commonly found around the lowlands of Brazil After a hard fought and challenging 5,200 nautical miles across the Atlantic, the Clipper Race fleet faced one more hurdle in the last 48 hours as they started to get closer to Punta del Este, Uruguay. by Grace Kitching Posted 22 Oct 11:39 BST Rambler 88 takes Rolex Middle Sea line honours Rambler 88 takes Rolex Middle Sea line honours Will they take the double? Rambler 88 took the line honours gun in the 40th Edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race this morning at 08:13:00 CEST, completing the "600 miler" in two days 19 hours 43 minutes. by Nic Douglass Posted 22 Oct 11:05 BST RS21 UK Nationals at Hamble RS21 UK Nationals at Hamble An exciting weekend for the 11 teams who battled it out for the title The Saturday consisted of four great races beginning in a steady breeze that built up into the afternoon. The racing was very competitive, and it was exciting to see the RS21s in such close proximity. by Lynn Billowes Posted 22 Oct 10:20 BST Rambler takes monohull line honours Rambler takes monohull line honours 2019 Rolex Middle Sea Race success for George David's American maxi Rambler crossed the finish line of the 40th edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race at 08:13:00 CEST on Tuesday, 22 October, completing the 606nm course in a time of 2 days 19 hours 43minutes. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 22 Oct 08:00 BST Olaf Harken passes away Olaf Harken passes away Co-creator of the hugely successful rope handling business which bears his name Olaf Harken and his older brother, Peter, created the hugely successful rope handling business that bears their name, by working hard, delivering excellence, and having fun every day. by Harken Posted 22 Oct 05:48 BST 2019 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 3 2019 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 3 The 40th edition is doing its best to leave a mark on history While George David's American maxi Rambler powers south towards Lampedusa, the rest of the fleet have been left contemplating another night of slow progress. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 21 Oct 19:48 BST New event for Selden SailJuice Winter Series New event for Selden SailJuice Winter Series UK's most popular winter sailing series is back for its 11th season The 11th edition of the Seldén SailJuice Winter Series kicks off in a few weeks' time, starting with the Fernhurst Books Draycote Dash on 23 & 24 November 2019. The same seven events are back, along with a new one, the King George Gallop. by Andy Rice Posted 21 Oct 18:19 BST Joyon gets off to finest start for Mauritius Route Joyon gets off to finest start for Mauritius Route Francis says he is happy and pleased with the first 48 hours This is a fascinating voyage, although not often sailed, which takes the route followed by round the world sailors that the boat and the skipper know so well. by Agence Mer & Media Posted 21 Oct 17:47 BST Salcombe Autumn Solo Open Salcombe Autumn Solo Open Racing for the Tyler Trophy The Autumn Tyler Trophy Solo open meeting made it into the class fixture list this year. Consequently, the attendance was improved over 2018. by Graham Cranford-Smith Posted 21 Oct 17:00 BST Liverpool & Tranmere Early Autumn Series day 4 Liverpool & Tranmere Early Autumn Series day 4 A downriver start due to the number of fishing vessels The Liverpool Yacht Club and Tranmere Sailing Club Early Autumn series continued on Sunday 20th October with the penultimate race of this series attracting 16 yachts to the start line across three classes. by Sam Kitteringham Posted 21 Oct 16:50 BST SB20 World Championships 2019 at Hyères day 1 SB20 World Championships 2019 at Hyères day 1 Unstable wind and rain make for a disappointing day Race 1 of Day 1 of the SB20 Worlds Championships opened with a grey day and raining, something the locals refuse to call normal at this time of the year. by SB20 Class Posted 21 Oct 16:26 BST Sign up for RYA Affiliated Club Conferences Sign up for RYA Affiliated Club Conferences Taking place across the UK between November and January Once again the RYA are offering sailing clubs the opportunity to sign up for the free RYA Affiliated Club Conferences, supported by Gallagher, which will take place across the UK between November and January. by Susie NationGrainger, RYA Posted 21 Oct 16:02 BST Enter now for the Gul Fireball Inlands 2019 Enter now for the Gul Fireball Inlands 2019 Taking plae at Draycote Water SC on 2-3 November It is just a couple of weeks until the last event of the Fireball 2019 calendar. We return to Draycote Water SC where last year 28 boats competed despite a boat breaking forecast for day one. Early bird registration ends on Friday 25th so enter here. by Colin Snowdon Posted 21 Oct 15:38 BST Rolex Middle Sea Race - In the hot seat Rolex Middle Sea Race - In the hot seat Nic Douglass brings you today's update BeWild the Swan42 continues to lead on IRC, Rambler 88 has moved up to second as they head into their last 200 miles with pace, and Sunrise Racing Team, the JPK 1180, the same design as last year's winner. by Nic Douglass Posted 21 Oct 15:30 BST Leader Nationals at Milton Keynes Leader Nationals at Milton Keynes Having been blown off at Reading earlier in the summer Having been blown off at Reading earlier in the summer; the Leader nationals were rearranged to coincide with their open at Milton Keynes over the weekend of 12 / 13th October. by Ian Ayres Posted 21 Oct 14:08 BST European Adapted Sailing Championship European Adapted Sailing Championship 113 athletes from 10 countries compete at Portimão, Portugal Five days of competition where 113 athletes from 10 countries competed for the title of European Champion in four classes - Hansa 2.3, Hansa 303 Singles and Doubles, and Liberty at the 2019 European Adapted Sailing Championship in Portimão. by MoD World Media Posted 21 Oct 14:04 BST Enterprises at Papercourt Enterprises at Papercourt A warm welcome and tight, tactical racing The Enterprise open at Papercourt on Sunday October 20th provided the usual Ent warm welcome and tight, tactical racing. by Nick Craig Posted 21 Oct 13:45 BST Micro Class Championship and Gem Nationals Micro Class Championship and Gem Nationals Two days of racing at Manningtree's Stour Sailing Club Ten 18ft Micro class boats comprising eight Gems and two Micro 18s, including Kelmar, a visiting boat from the South Coast, gathered at Manningtree's Stour Sailing Club, for this annual two-day event, known in the UK as the Micro Worlds and Gem Nationals. by Jenny Pavey Posted 21 Oct 13:32 BST Belgian Flying Fifteen Open Championship Belgian Flying Fifteen Open Championship Held on a sunny October weekend at Sports Nautiques de L'Eau d'Heure The 2019 Belgian Flying Fifteen Open Championship organised by the largest yacht club in Belgium (SNEH), was sailed on the largest (artificial) lake in Belgium over a beautiful windy and sunny October weekend. by Jonny Fullerton Posted 21 Oct 13:22 BST Getting involved in sailing Getting involved in sailing Episode 8 of 80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston Getting out on the water to go sailing gives many people around the world great pleasure and the chance to relax and escape the stresses of everyday life. by MS Amlin Boat Insurance Posted 21 Oct 12:00 BST Pennine SC 60th Anniversary Handicap Open Pennine SC 60th Anniversary Handicap Open A fantastic turnout of 53 boats from nine local clubs To celebrate its 60th anniversary, Pennine sailing Club in the Peak District held a celebratory open meeting on 20th October. Free entry was given to anyone who had attended a previous open meeting at the club. by Jerry Hannabuss Posted 21 Oct 11:16 BST Lasers at Bewl Lasers at Bewl An ominous forecast leads to some sailors opting for smaller rigs Sunday 13th October brought Bewl's first Laser open for several years. Fourteen travellers journeyed to Bewl to race three local boats. The forecast looked ominous, with a Southerly wind ranging from about 12 mph up to 37 mph. by Matt Cox Posted 21 Oct 11:06 BST RYA North East Youth Championships preview RYA North East Youth Championships preview Still time to enter the event at Yorkshire Dales SC The RYA North East Youth Championships takes place at Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club over the weekend of 2-3 November - with Grimwith Reservoir full to the brim for some great racing and a warm welcome guaranteed. by Paula Irish Posted 21 Oct 10:33 BST SB20 World Championships 2019 practice day SB20 World Championships 2019 practice day Hyères greeted the 65-strong fleet with dramatic skies and rough seas Hyères greeted the 65-strong SB20 fleet with dramatic skies and rough seas making sure everyone is prepared for the conditions in this renowned sailing spot, where the SB20 Class has last raced its World Championship in 2012. by SB20 Class Posted 21 Oct 10:27 BST Bembridge Illusion Trafalgar Trophy 2019 Bembridge Illusion Trafalgar Trophy 2019 Racing outside the harbour on Saturday With a F4 initially gusting F5 West South Westerly breeze, bright sunshine and still a few moored yachts in the middle of the harbour, it was decided to set the course on Saturday outside the harbour for the 13 Illusions wanting to race. by Mike Samuelson Posted 21 Oct 06:24 BST Pwllheli Autumn and Challenge Series weekend 3 Pwllheli Autumn and Challenge Series weekend 3 Menacing clouds, sunshine and showers After early showers, the fleet faced menacing clouds out into Tremadog bay for the third weekend of the Autumn Series, part of the popular Pwllheli Challenge. by Vicky Cox Posted 21 Oct 06:13 BST And then there were 60! And then there were 60! Banque du Léman finally arrives to complete Transat Jaques Vabre line-up Sunday is a day of rest in France, but not universally at the Transat Jaques Vabre, where Banque du Lémanfinally arrived at lunchtime to complete the starting line-up and crowds thronged, despite a spot of autumnal freshness. by Soazig Guého Posted 21 Oct 03:43 BST 2019 International Masters Regatta overall 2019 International Masters Regatta overall Andy Roy wins to take the trophy up north The only international team at the 2019 International Masters Regatta (IMR) is heading back north with the win after three days of tough, competitive racing. Andy Roy and his Canadian team grabbed the lead after the first day of the regatta by Casey Allocco Posted 21 Oct 03:15 BST 2019 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 2 2019 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 2 Rinse, repeat, keep sailing For a second year in a row the first 36 hours of the Rolex Middle Sea Race have proved extremely challenging, testing the patience and commitment of the 113 crews participating. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 20 Oct 22:58 BST Joan joins Alexia for Transat Jacques Vabre 2019 Joan joins Alexia for Transat Jacques Vabre 2019 “I didn't choose Joan because she is a woman” The progress of equality in sailing can often resemble the turning of an oil tanker rather than a carbon fibre racing boat, but there are some new grounds for optimism at sea. by Media TJV 2019 Posted 20 Oct 19:14 BST 47th St. Thomas International Regatta preview 47th St. Thomas International Regatta preview Get ready to STIR up the fun! Everyone is invited! STIR 2020 invites CSA (Caribbean Sailing Association-handicap rule), racing, cruising and bareboat classes; IRC; ORC; Multihull, Beach Cats and One-Design classes with a minimum length of 20 feet. by Carol Bareuther Posted 20 Oct 16:18 BST Rolex Middle Sea Race - First 24 hours Rolex Middle Sea Race - First 24 hours The line honours leaders are now exiting the Strait of Messina on their way to Stromboli The Swan 42 out of Italy owned by Renzo Grotessi currently leads overall on IRC, followed by the French IRC52 Arobasa2 and the Cookson 50 Kuka 3. More in my update recapping the start, and following the boats through the Strait. by Nic Douglass Posted 20 Oct 15:38 BST Classic Keelboat Syndication Classic Keelboat Syndication And why you should try it Itchenor Sailing Club offers some of the best one design keelboat racing in the UK. We have racing water at all states of the tide and three different classic keelboat classes to choose from, all of which boast a strong double-digit average turnout. by Roger Yeoman Posted 20 Oct 14:18 BST 18ft Skiff Spring Championship Race 2 18ft Skiff Spring Championship Race 2 Another brilliant exhibition from the Noakesailing 18ft Skiff team The Noakesailing 18ft Skiff team of Sean Langman, Ed Powys and Nathan Edwards produced another brilliant exhibition to score their second consecutive win in Race 2 of the Australian 18 Footers League's Spring Championship on Sydney Harbour today. by Frank Quealey Posted 20 Oct 09:07 BST Time-limited discounts at P&B Time-limited discounts at P&B Grab a bargain before it's too late! This autumn P&B are giving you some fantastic discounts on a huge range of sails and covers, hand built in the UK using the very latest in sail design technology and materials from the top manufacturers in the industry. by P&B Posted 20 Oct 09:00 BST The Ocean Race: Building a team for a dream The Ocean Race: Building a team for a dream The Austrian Ocean Race Project has christened its VO65 'Sisi' Last week, the Austrian Ocean Race Project launched its campaign for The Ocean Race with the christening of its VO65 race boat at a ceremony in Portopiccolo, in the Gulf of Trieste in Italy. by The Ocean Race Posted 20 Oct 08:27 BST Enterprises at Emberton Park Enterprises at Emberton Park Midland Area Double Chine Series Round 7 This event the seventh in 2019 Enterprise Midland Area Double Chine Series was held at Emberton Park SC on Sunday 13th October 2019. The four boat fleet included one visiting boat from Midland Sailing Club. by Paul Young Posted 20 Oct 07:43 BST The Allspars Final Fling 2019 at Plymouth The Allspars Final Fling 2019 at Plymouth Growing to become an iconic event not to be missed Over the 12th - 13th October the third running of the Allspars Final Fling held at The Royal Western Yacht Club at Plymouth. This is growing to become an iconic event not to be missed. by Ben Hawkes Posted 20 Oct 06:32 BST
Spirit of Sustainability"We've used epoxy made by Wessex Resins since we started," says Nigel Stuart. "We've continued to use them ever since. We've looked at all the other resins and their backup but nothing compares. Wessex products do what it says on the tin.The one before the big oneAt the end of the 70s the Bond camp was starting to show what attending the America's Cup for a decade could do from a design and team angle. The boat that really stepped them up a rung was KA-5, the 12 Metre known simply as, Australia.Barton Marine's new Quick Cleat RangeQuick Cleat is an innovation that provides the best alternative to tying knots, securing numerous items around boats, trailers and marinas.One Design or Two?Science fiction and the Terminator movies introduced us to the notion of shape shifting, but in the real life of the sailing dinghy world, how IS a shape defined?Meteorological phenomenon at Clipper RaceAfter a hard fought and challenging 5,200 nautical miles across the Atlantic, the Clipper Race fleet faced one more hurdle in the last 48 hours as they started to get closer to Punta del Este, Uruguay.Going really quickly in big boatsAnd then there were four. And they are pretty different too. They are a little like two pairs, if cards are your thing, but by the time the second hulls appear, you wonderSign up for RYA Affiliated Club ConferencesOnce again the RYA are offering sailing clubs the opportunity to sign up for the free RYA Affiliated Club Conferences, supported by Gallagher, which will take place across the UK between November and January.Revealing interview with Stick Daring 'Round UK'I know Stick Daring (AKA Neil Peters) as a really good Laser sailor; we have raced against each other on the Laser Masters' circuit. Occasionally, Neil would mention his longing to sail around the UK.Getting involved in sailingGetting out on the water to go sailing gives many people around the world great pleasure and the chance to relax and escape the stresses of everyday life.Coconut OilSo coconut oil seemed entirely fitting for this final in our SailGP series, seeing as it has loads of good cholesterol, and now that the heat is off after the final has been run, it can return once more to a solid state.Time-limited discounts at P&BThis autumn P&B are giving you some fantastic discounts on a huge range of sails and covers, hand built in the UK using the very latest in sail design technology and materials from the top manufacturers in the industry.Getting seriousAs American Magic get their initial AC75 up and foiling first over the Defenders, a vessel known as K8 sat in the pond at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia.Everything you need to know about Drysuits!The Trident Drysuit Range enters a new age of drysuit comfort, without compromising on the full protection you have come to expect from a Trident Drysuit.RS600 youth sailing successSingle-handed trapeze skiff! What more could a teenager want? A boat of raw speed with a friendly fleet and space for everyone. This is what I'd heard about the RS600 class when I decided to join my Dad in the class at the RS Games in 2018.Paddleboards prove a hit at Scotland's Boat ShowA 12'6 Red Paddle Co Voyager paddleboard on display attracted a lot of visitors to the Sailingfast stand at the 33rd Annual Scotland Boat show at the weekend.Do jump on boardTwo weeks ago in All aboard the bandwagon! we looked at the new Offshore event that will be part of the 2024 Paris (Marseilles) Olympics. Nick from Hobart was one who expressed his own opinion, and allows me to share his sentiments here.