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Sailing Strategy - Wind and current by Ian Proctor
 Sailing Strategy - Wind and current by Ian Proctor
Time to start thinking about getting the boat out? Time to start thinking about getting the boat out? Everything needed to get your boat cleaned up, repaired and painted at TridentUK Everything needed to get your boat cleaned up, repaired and painted at TridentUK. by TridentUK Posted 16 Feb 16:30 GMT 12,000 miles lined up in 2019 celebrating 15 years 12,000 miles lined up in 2019 celebrating 15 years Class 40 Association celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2019 Founded in 2004, the Class40 Association celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2019; on the agenda to celebrate this anniversary, more than 12,000 miles of races. by Class40 Posted 16 Feb 16:20 GMT Australia wins inaugural SailGP in Sydney Australia wins inaugural SailGP in Sydney Thousands of spectators turn out to watch the green and gold take victory on home waters The first ever SailGP was witnessed by more than 20,000 people who took to the water on the spectacular Sydney Harbour, providing the perfect amphitheater for the season kick off. by SailGP Communications Posted 16 Feb 15:35 GMT Swansea Watersports gets Sailability Centre status Swansea Watersports gets Sailability Centre status Disabled sailors will get new opportunities to speed around South Wales waters Sailability is the RYA's national programme enabling people with disabilities to try sailing and take part on a regular basis. Becoming a Sailability Centre means reaching high standards of accessibility and safety for sailors of all abilities. by RYA Cymru-Wales Posted 16 Feb 15:18 GMT Learning at RYA Affiliated Clubs Conferences Learning at RYA Affiliated Clubs Conferences The conferences were the most popular yet The free regional conferences, which are held annually, featured key note speakers and a suite of workshops from the RYA and partners. by Becky Gilbert-Wood Posted 16 Feb 14:04 GMT NSW Etchells - Three races surprises all NSW Etchells - Three races surprises all The second day of racing in the 2019 Garmin NSW Etchells did not live up to expectations at all. The second day of racing in the 2019 Garmin International Etchells Class NSW State Championship did not live up to expectations at all. by John Curnow Posted 16 Feb 11:33 GMT Seafarer Holidays launch The Club Trip Seafarer Holidays launch The Club Trip Be in with a chance of winning £200 holiday voucher or a holiday for two to Nikiana Beach Club! Drop by stand F23 at this year's RYA Dinghy Show, in association with Yachts & Yachting and Suzuki, to find out more about Seafarer Holidays and their new 'The Club Trip' package, being officially launched at this year's show. by Emma Slater Posted 16 Feb 11:31 GMT Australia triumph on home waters Australia triumph on home waters In historic win at inaugural Sydney SailGP Australia's SailGP team, led by skipper Tom Slingsby, have triumphed at the inaugural Sydney SailGP, defeating favourites Japan in the final match race on Sydney Harbour. by Olivia Hogan Posted 16 Feb 11:02 GMT Announcing the South Coast Boat Show Announcing the South Coast Boat Show Featuring global power and sail boat brands There will be over fifty new boats on display for serious buyers to explore. The show is timed perfectly for those wishing to get afloat this season in a stunning 20-60 foot sail or power boat. by Zella Compton Posted 16 Feb 10:00 GMT Il Duce does SailGP Il Duce does SailGP Andrea Francolini) was out for Day Two of the inaugural SailGP. Here is his gallery of images. Il Duce (master photographer Andrea Francolini) was out on Sydney Harbour for Day Two of the inaugural SailGP. Here is his gallery of images. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 16 Feb 08:43 GMT Great Britain SailGP Team at Sydney SailGP day 2 Great Britain SailGP Team at Sydney SailGP day 2 Third overall for the Brits shows exciting potential of the team So day two and the climax of the Sydney SailGP event – who will take the prize? The breeze was looking better than Friday and from a more stable direction, so anticipation was in the air as the British team carried out their pre-race checks. by Leslie Ryan Posted 16 Feb 08:30 GMT Crosbie Lorimer SailGP images Crosbie Lorimer SailGP images Crosbie Lorimer images from Day One of the inaugural SailGP on Sydney Harbour Crosbie Lorimer images from Day One of the inaugural SailGP on Sydney Harbour. by John Curnow Posted 16 Feb 00:35 GMT Sail GP - Jason Waterhouse Talks Flight Control Sail GP - Jason Waterhouse Talks Flight Control Jason Waterhouse from Team AUS insights into the complex challenges of flight control on an F50 Jason Waterhouse, Olympic Nacra 17 sailor and 2019 Gold Medal winner of the World Cup in Miami gives some insights into the complex challenges of flight control on an F50. by Bow Caddy Media Posted 15 Feb 23:32 GMT First SailGP event sets Sydney alight First SailGP event sets Sydney alight Sydney Harbour provided a spectacular backdrop for the historic global launch of SailGP. Sydney Harbour provided a spectacular backdrop for the historic global launch of SailGP. In front of thousands of spectators, pre-favourite Japan SailGP Team capitalized on slick crew work nd prior big foiling catamaran experience by SailGP Communications Posted 15 Feb 23:25 GMT RS21 charter available for Charleston Race Week RS21 charter available for Charleston Race Week RS on a mission to get more people sailing The RS21 is the newest model from RS Sailing, the world's largest small sailboat manufacturer with a mission to get more people sailing. by Vikki Payne, RS Sailing Posted 15 Feb 20:38 GMT EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour: Beijaflore on the b EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour: Beijaflore on the b Beijaflore are on the brink of back-to-back titles The French defending champions have one hand firmly on the trophy having put on a masterclass of light wind racing in Salalah on the penultimate day of the two-week event, which also saw them add a further win in one of the two Stadium races held. by Oman Sail Posted 15 Feb 18:58 GMT Rooster are celebrating their biggest year yet Rooster are celebrating their biggest year yet At the 2019 RYA Dinghy Show Rooster, founded by Steve Cockerill in November 1999, emerged from sailing clubs and boat parks across the world. This year's RYA Dinghy Show will be our biggest yet, celebrating our 20th year. by Emma Ralph Posted 15 Feb 15:05 GMT Kojiro Shiraishi wants to finish the job in 2020 Kojiro Shiraishi wants to finish the job in 2020 One of the stand-out figures in the 2016 Vendée Globe The Japanese sailor would like to finish the job and will be trying his luck again in 2020 with a brand new boat, DMG Mori, a VPLP designed boat, which is due to leave the Multiplast yard in September. by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 15 Feb 14:16 GMT Super 8 in podium contention for 150-boat finale Super 8 in podium contention for 150-boat finale Selden SailJuice Winter Series concludes at the Oxford Blue The seventh and final round of the Selden SailJuice Winter Series, the Oxford Blue, takes place on Saturday. With the entry list maxed out at 150, Farmoor Reservoir will see the top eight boats battle for the overall podium.... by Andy Rice Posted 15 Feb 12:39 GMT Garmin Etchells NSW State Championship day 1 Garmin Etchells NSW State Championship day 1 Interesting breeze delivers four separate winners The first day of racing in the 2019 Garmin International Etchells Class NSW State Championship was a very even affair. by John Curnow Posted 15 Feb 11:47 GMT Alton Water Fox's Chandlery Frostbite Series wk. 6 Alton Water Fox's Chandlery Frostbite Series wk. 6 Light westerly wind picks up rapidly as forecast No-one could complain that week six of this nine-week series was dull! The forecast was for a light westerly wind to pick up rapidly and swing to the north-west, accompanied by light rain, which was exactly what happened. by Jenny Pavey Posted 15 Feb 11:36 GMT Great Britain SailGP Team at Sydney SailGP day 1 Great Britain SailGP Team at Sydney SailGP day 1 Ending their first day of racing in third position You could feel the tension in the air this morning as the boats started craning in and the morning activities got underway for Great Britain SailGP – regatta briefings, official weigh ins, full team meetings and sailing team preparations. by Leslie Ryan Posted 15 Feb 11:17 GMT Symonite OK Dinghy Worlds in Auckland overall Symonite OK Dinghy Worlds in Auckland overall Dan Slater secures the World OK Dinghy title for New Zealand Dan Slater has won the 2019 Symonite OK Dinghy World Championship at Wakatere Boating Club after a challenging final day of racing with at first light winds, then breezy conditions, but always difficult and shifty. by Robert Deaves Posted 15 Feb 11:03 GMT Sydney SailGP day 1 Sydney SailGP day 1 Japan lead Australia by one point on thrilling first day of racing Australia overcame a disappointing start to finish day one of the inaugural Sydney SailGP on 27 points, just one point behind leaders Japan, in a thrilling day of racing on Sydney Harbour. by Michelle Fowler Posted 15 Feb 10:50 GMT 2019 Youth Match Racing Worlds NoR published 2019 Youth Match Racing Worlds NoR published To be held in Ekaterinburg, Russia from 12-17 August The Notice of Race for the 2019 Youth Match Racing World Championship which will be held in Ekaterinburg, Russia from 12-17 August 2019 has been published. by World Sailing Posted 15 Feb 10:30 GMT Foiling with Il Duce Foiling with Il Duce Il Duce (master photographer Andrea Francolini) went out to watch the inaugural SailGP l Duce (master photographer Andrea Francolini) went out to watch the inaugural SailGP on Sydney Harbour and turned in the gallery of images. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 15 Feb 09:33 GMT New team challenges for Australian Championship New team challenges for Australian Championship 18ft Skiff Australian Championship finals on Sunday One of the highlights of the Australian 18 Footers League's 2018-2019 Season has been the emergence of a young The Kitchen Maker-Caesarstone team as a leading contender for the top honours in the major championships on Sydney Harbour. by Frank Quealey Posted 15 Feb 06:25 GMT First ever Wintermere Cup open regatta First ever Wintermere Cup open regatta To be held at South Windermere Sailing Club on 24th March 'Now is the winter of our discontent, made glorious summer by... underfloor heating in our changing rooms' (Apologies to Shakespeare!) by Mark Fearnley Posted 14 Feb 18:23 GMT Podcast: 50 knots across Sydney Harbour Podcast: 50 knots across Sydney Harbour Andy Rice & Mark Jardine discusss the launch of SailGP SailGP... it's been a long time coming but now the day is upon us and these boats have been looking sensational on Sydney Harbour. by Andy Rice Posted 14 Feb 15:20 GMT The Longbow Jet Hydroplane project The Longbow Jet Hydroplane project Epoxy and wood hull built to beat the current water speed record A team of British enthusiasts is building a jet-powered boat to beat the current water speed record of 317mph. WEST SYSTEM® Epoxy will be holding it all together. by Jake Kavanagh Posted 14 Feb 14:00 GMT New ALTO Flotation Belt & Deckvest VITO lifejacket New ALTO Flotation Belt & Deckvest VITO lifejacket Showcased by Spinlock at the Miami International Boat Show Designed to dramatically improve comfort, reliability and ease of use in all watersports, the ALTO feels invisible when worn yet still offers a certified 50N Buoyancy Aid. by Spinlock Posted 14 Feb 12:00 GMT Symonite OK Dinghy Worlds in Auckland day 4 Symonite OK Dinghy Worlds in Auckland day 4 Dan Slater has extended his lead to 11 points on the penultimate day The day started as expected with a postponement onshore, but after two hours the fleet was rewarded with a building sea breeze and two great races into the early evening. by Robert Deaves Posted 14 Feb 11:55 GMT Sail GP Sydney: Final practice day Sail GP Sydney: Final practice day Press Conference was followed by the final Official Practice Day Seeing the six boats in competition for the first time was an impressive sight, despite the light breeze. Australia, Japan and the USA each won a race with the USA beating Australia in the match race. by Bow Caddy Media Posted 14 Feb 11:40 GMT RS Aero North American Midwinters RS Aero North American Midwinters Challenging conditions at at Palm Beach Sailing Club Ideal sailing conditions greeted the 24 RS Aero Midwinter racers who converged on Palm Beach. The fleet raced on the ocean on Saturday in 15-20 knot winds and building seas that ranged from three to six feet, mixed with considerable chop. by Greg Popp Posted 14 Feb 11:38 GMT 5 reasons to visit the RYA Dinghy Show 5 reasons to visit the RYA Dinghy Show Speaking to some of sailing's legends We spoke to some of sailing's legends, to find out what they love most about the only show in the world dedicated to dinghy sailing. Here are our top five reasons for visiting... by Becky Gilbert-Wood Posted 14 Feb 11:21 GMT Australian SailGP team lead the pack in practice Australian SailGP team lead the pack in practice Sydney SailGP kicking off tomorrow on Sydney Harbour Australia's SailGP team and their revolutionary F50 were unleashed on Sydney Harbour today for the final day of practice before racing commences tomorrow, for the inaugural Sydney SailGP. by Olivia Hogan Posted 14 Feb 10:24 GMT Battle lines drawn for the RORC Caribbean 600 Battle lines drawn for the RORC Caribbean 600 Eleventh edition set to start on Monday Seventy-eight yachts have entered the eleventh edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, where in excess of 700 sailors from six continents and yachts from over 20 nations will compete in the thrilling race around 11 Caribbean islands starting on Monday. by Louay Habib Posted 14 Feb 07:01 GMT Roadford Rocket 2019 Roadford Rocket 2019 An epic test of stamina and skill The 2019 Roadford Rocket on February 10th proved to be an epic test of stamina and skill. by Richard Willows Posted 13 Feb 17:46 GMT EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour: Showdown in Salalah EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour: Showdown in Salalah Returning to the cut and thrust of intensive Stadium racing A solid breeze of up to 24 knots powered the Diam 24 trimarans around the tight courses, with four different winners again highlighting the competitive nature of the world-class fleet. by Oman Sail Posted 13 Feb 15:21 GMT Golden Globe Race day 227 Golden Globe Race day 227 There has been good and bad news from third placed Uku Randmaa Now within 2,500 miles of Les Sables d'Olonne finish line, Estonian skipper has solved his immediate hunger problems by catching two large marlin during the past week, which should extend his meagre supplies of basic freeze dried food to end of the race. by Barry Pickthall, Golden Globe Race Posted 13 Feb 15:00 GMT Going all afloat at Rhyl marine lake Going all afloat at Rhyl marine lake Sailing opportunities for everyone have been created Sailing opportunities for everyone have been created on Rhyl marine lake thanks to a number of grants to improve accessibility awarded to the Welsh Sailing charity All Afloat. by Hamish Stuart Posted 13 Feb 14:47 GMT Zhik partners with Australia SailGP Team Zhik partners with Australia SailGP Team Announced as the official clothing supplier Skippered by Australian sailing star, Tom Slingsby, the team will be taking part in the all new, highly athletic global SailGP championship, racing in cutting edge F50 wingsailed, foiling catamarans. by Liz Rushall Posted 13 Feb 13:54 GMT Sailingfast Laser 4.7 Qualifier at Rutland Sailingfast Laser 4.7 Qualifier at Rutland 44 intrepid sailors travel despite the Storm Erik weather warning On 9th & 10th February, Rutland Sailing Club hosted the Sailingfast Laser 4.7 World and European Qualifier event. Over 44 intrepid Laser sailors made the journey, despite the Storm Erik weather warning. by Keith Videlo Posted 13 Feb 13:52 GMT Historical 18ft Australian Championship in Sydney Historical 18ft Australian Championship in Sydney Irishman Harold Cudmore made his annual pilgrimage down-under to defend the title 2019 Historic 18 Footer Australian Championship for the Galloping Ghost Trophy was conducted by the Sydney Flying Squadron in conjunction with the Australian Historical Sailing Skiff Association (AHSSA), on Sydney Harbour over three races. by Bob Chapman, Sydney Flying Squadron Posted 13 Feb 13:49 GMT 2019 RS Aero Florida State Championships 2019 RS Aero Florida State Championships New RS Aero sailors and experienced hands shake out the cobwebs The weather forecast for the weekend called warm temperatures and moderate to light winds, which the 26 competitors were looking forward to. by Bob Patterson Posted 13 Feb 11:38 GMT Round Martinique Regatta enjoys a great revival Round Martinique Regatta enjoys a great revival A fun and competitive event The unanimously expressed wish of the organizers and the partners to revive the Round Martinique Regatta Crédit Mutuel AG, known for being a fun and competitive event, which was cancelled last year, was fully and spectacularly achieved last weekend. by The Round Martinique Posted 13 Feb 11:18 GMT America's Cup sailors win big at Foiling Awards America's Cup sailors win big at Foiling Awards The evening was opportunity for Foiling Week to launch the Projects S.A.S. The foiling awards 2018 ceremony was held on February 11th in a location where the history of foiling was hovering directly above the crowd: the majestic Luna Rossa AC72 from San Francisco cup edition was in fact just meters away by Foiling Week Posted 13 Feb 09:49 GMT Choosing the Right Winch Choosing the Right Winch An educated choice will save you from unnecessary spend Choosing a winch can be daunting. The main decision criteria may be size or power ratio, but style, speeds, material and grip are also of a consideration. That's without going into powered options (electric/hydraulic). by Phil Anniss Posted 13 Feb 09:00 GMT
Time to start thinking about getting the boat out?Everything needed to get your boat cleaned up, repaired and painted at TridentUK.Podcast: 50 knots across Sydney HarbourSailGP... it's been a long time coming but now the day is upon us and these boats have been looking sensational on Sydney Harbour.Learning at RYA Affiliated Clubs ConferencesThe free regional conferences, which are held annually, featured key note speakers and a suite of workshops from the RYA and partners.This one goes to eleven!Right. So that quickly and firmly establishes this as an homage to Spinal Tap. However, in reality, what we are dealing with is the impending commencement of all things SailGP.Rooster are celebrating their biggest year yetRooster, founded by Steve Cockerill in November 1999, emerged from sailing clubs and boat parks across the world. This year's RYA Dinghy Show will be our biggest yet, celebrating our 20th year.The Future of Sailing webinarsLiz Rushall of Rushall Marketing, Mark Jardine, Editor of YachtsandYachting.com and Sail-World.com, and Alistair Dickson from the RYA Sport Participation Team have run a series of webinars over the last 12 months.The Longbow Jet Hydroplane projectA team of British enthusiasts is building a jet-powered boat to beat the current water speed record of 317mph. WEST SYSTEM® Epoxy will be holding it all together.The pleasure and the painIf you have done enough racing, chances are you've had more than your share of going from boiled lollies to chocolates.New ALTO Flotation Belt & Deckvest VITO lifejacketDesigned to dramatically improve comfort, reliability and ease of use in all watersports, the ALTO feels invisible when worn yet still offers a certified 50N Buoyancy Aid.Make 2019 count!"It's just one cup..." but if every one of us reduces our plastic waste consumption by just one item every day it will make a huge impact. So how about we all take one step towards a more sustainable sailing life.Zhik partners with Australia SailGP TeamSkippered by Australian sailing star, Tom Slingsby, the team will be taking part in the all new, highly athletic global SailGP championship, racing in cutting edge F50 wingsailed, foiling catamarans.The story of WetsuitOutlet.co.ukWe recently caught up with Ian Homan of Wetsuitoutlet.co.uk and Tristan Hutt of Zhik, about how they work together, and the size and reach of the online retailer based in Shoeburyness, Essex.Choosing the Right WinchChoosing a winch can be daunting. The main decision criteria may be size or power ratio, but style, speeds, material and grip are also of a consideration. That's without going into powered options (electric/hydraulic).Big names. Bigger guns!Guns don't get any bigger than Spindrift 2! She has replaced her own record for the dash to the equator by an hour and 48 minutes. In doing so, she set an as yet to be ratified time of four days, 19 hours and 57 minutes.Building an 18th century Gajeta part 3In a boatyard in Croatia, an 8-metre Croatian Gajeta is being built with a merger of new materials and traditional skills. At this stage of the project, it is ready to receive its first set of planks.Investing for the future: New machinery at AllenExactly a year ago, Allen Brothers purchased a Haas VF-2 Vertical Machining Centre or VMC for short – part of a major investment for the company of over £100,000. This has doubled their capacity for producing some of their top-end fittings.