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What do you do when there's no wind!? What do you do when there's no wind!? Inflatable SUPs and canoes reduced at Trident-UK Zray Inflatable SUP X2 including Bag, Pump and Paddle was £570 now £470. Gul Cross Inflatable Paddle Board (SUP) was £425 now £380. Or maybe you need a pocket hammock? by TridentUK Posted 24 Aug 17:00 BST Yacht designer Don Pye passes away Yacht designer Don Pye passes away Holman & Pye yachts took Fastnet and Golden Globe victories The flag atop the West Mersea Yacht Club was at half-mast this week noting the passing of yacht designer Don Pye who, following a heart attack, passed away on 20th August aged 93. by Richard Matthews Posted 24 Aug 15:44 BST Changes at Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust in Largs Changes at Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust in Largs James Hall talks about joining, and continuing some amazing work The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust has a new Operations Manager for the North, with James Hall appointed to help support more young people from across the UK to rebuild their confidence after cancer. by Ashton Howard Posted 24 Aug 13:46 BST Ancasta to showcase Prestige and Beneteau Ancasta to showcase Prestige and Beneteau Family motor cruisers to luxury performance power craft at Southampton Ancasta is displaying boats from the exciting Prestige and Beneteau Power ranges at the Southampton International Boat Show. From spacious family motor cruisers to luxury performance power craft there is something for everyone. by Susannah Hart Posted 24 Aug 12:00 BST Hamilton Island Race Week overall Hamilton Island Race Week overall The show is over at the windiest Hamilton Island Race Week The show is over and the divisional winners at the windiest Hamilton Island Race Week is years are gearing up for a big evening of celebration marking the end of another fantastic series in the sailing wonderland of Queensland's Whitsunday islands. by Lisa Ratcliff Posted 24 Aug 11:21 BST Half-time at the Irish Laser Nationals Half-time at the Irish Laser Nationals Six races completed at the end of day 2 Sailors have completed six of the scheduled eleven races at the end of Day 2 at the Irish Nationals at Ballyholme Yacht Club. The event is supported by Ards and North Down Council and CH Marine. by Mark Mackey Posted 24 Aug 10:56 BST Bournemouth Digital Poole Week 2019 day 6 Bournemouth Digital Poole Week 2019 day 6 A sunny sparkling sailing spectacular Friday was the final day of Bournemouth Digital Poole Week and the sun was shining. by David Harding Posted 24 Aug 10:44 BST A busy season planned for Team Arkema A busy season planned for Team Arkema Final preparations for Raphaël Lutard Quentin and Lalou will board the Multi50 Lalou Multi to take part in the Trophée des multicoques at Saint-Quay-Portrieux. They are using this boat as a training craft in the run-up to the launch of Arkema 4, scheduled for Spring 2020. by Team Arkema Posted 24 Aug 10:32 BST Upgrade your wetsuit for less with P&B Upgrade your wetsuit for less with P&B Up to 49% off wetsuits from Musto, Gill, Magic Marine and Gul Whether you're looking to replace your current wetsuit or preparing your kit for when the temperature drops, take advantage of these huge discounts on wetsuits from all of your favourite P&B brands like Musto, Gill, Magic Marine and Gul. by P&B Posted 24 Aug 09:00 BST Fireball North American Championships overall Fireball North American Championships overall Wind and sunshine both show up for the final day Day 3, race 4, and the wind and sunshine both showed up. Out on the race course the wind was 14 knots gusting 18, and shifting enough to cause the Race Officer to postpone one start, recall the second, re-lay the course and try again! by Derian Scott Posted 24 Aug 06:24 BST 2019 J/111 Worlds at Chicago overall 2019 J/111 Worlds at Chicago overall Rob Ruhlman's Spaceman Spiff earns the title Rob Ruhlman's Spaceman Spiff took control of their own destiny on Friday, nailing both race wins to earn the title of 2019 J/111 World Champion. by Julie & Chris Howell Posted 24 Aug 05:03 BST 2019 FAST40+ National Championship day 1 2019 FAST40+ National Championship day 1 Niklas Zennstrom's Rán leads Day One of the HYS FAST40+ Nationals started an hour late but it was worth the wait. Three windward leeward races were held in 10-12 knots from the east with glorious sunshine producing fantastic conditions in the easter Solent. by Louay Habib Posted 23 Aug 20:56 BST RS Elites in Chichester Harbour Race Week RS Elites in Chichester Harbour Race Week Ossie Stewart's More T Vicar won decisively Ossie Stewart's More T Vicar (RS Elite 67) decisively won the RS Elite event in Chichester Harbour Race week, the rebranded Chichester Harbour Federation Week. The Elites sailed six races on the middle thee days of the event. by Alasdair McLeod Posted 23 Aug 20:31 BST Will history repeat itself at Rolex TP52 Worlds? Will history repeat itself at Rolex TP52 Worlds? History and statistics may weigh in on the side of Quantum Racing The defending world champions arrive in Puerto Portals on the back of their first regatta title of the season, narrow victors in Cascais last month in big winds and waves. by 52 Super Series Posted 23 Aug 19:29 BST Hamilton Island Race Week day 6 Hamilton Island Race Week day 6 All humps and bumps A mother Humpback and calf breached in tandem for the media, away from the race fleet which was doing a variety of courses in the trade winds that have blown all week and were once again in fine form. by Lisa Ratcliff Posted 23 Aug 18:07 BST Interview with Jack Hawkins ahead of PoW Week Interview with Jack Hawkins ahead of PoW Week Team GB sailor hasn't tried an International 14 before With the International 14 POW week fast approaching we took a moment to sit down with Jack Hawkins, a 49er sailor within Team GB who, alongside his crew Chris Thomas, will be doing his first POW week having borrowed a boat. by Neale Jones Posted 23 Aug 17:49 BST RYA welcomes constructive discussions RYA welcomes constructive discussions MCA and DfT looking at safety at sea The RYA contributed a significant response to the latest MCA consultation on the yacht and powerboat safety at sea MGNs, which was carried out between 20 June 2019 and 18 July 2019. by Loretta Spridgeon, RYA Posted 23 Aug 17:00 BST Camel Week at Rock Camel Week at Rock It was a testing week for sailors and organisers alike Rock Sailing and Waterski Club's annual Camel Week regatta was this year on the rather turbulent waters of the Camel Estuary. Unfortunately the high winds on Saturday meant that racing had to be postponed, but the wind had moderated enough by Sunday. by George Dale Posted 23 Aug 16:32 BST Hadron H2 National Championship preview Hadron H2 National Championship preview More than half of the entire fleet will be at Littlehampton In two weeks time the third Hadron H2 National Championships will be held at Littlehampton, hosted by Arun Yacht Club. Already, the number of entries has already exceeded that of last year, so more than half of the entire fleet will be competing. by Keith Callaghan Posted 23 Aug 15:22 BST Barton Marine Newsline: August 2019 Barton Marine Newsline: August 2019 Two pieces of Fastnet news to share The team have been busy with the Rolex Fastnet Race and Whitstable Harbour Day, as well as looking back at one of our greatest business achievements ever. Read on to find out what has been going on in the world of Barton over the last month. by Barton Marine Posted 23 Aug 14:00 BST RC35 Celtic Cup RC35 Celtic Cup The consistently well-sailed Storm has retained the trophy The consistently well-sailed Storm from HYC has retained the RC35 Celtic Cup in 2019. The four-event championship was hard fought between 14 boats in the competitive Scottish RC35 fleet and Storm were chased hard. by Robin Young Posted 23 Aug 13:15 BST 80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston episode 6 80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston episode 6 What is his greatest fear at sea? With Sir Robin Knox-Johnston having undertaken multiple voyages around the world, what is his greatest fear at sea? by Chris Jones Posted 23 Aug 12:00 BST RS Elite Irish Nationals preview RS Elite Irish Nationals preview Fleet gathering at Belfast Lough this weekend The Irish RS Elite fleet will be gathering in Belfast Lough this weekend to compete in the Charles Hurst, Jaguar Land Rover sponsored Irish Championship. by David Kelso Posted 23 Aug 10:16 BST Get a SUP for the Weekend Get a SUP for the Weekend Next day delivery and 0% finance available Next Day Delivery on these SUPs! With 0% finance now available to UK customers on orders over £250 by CoastWaterSports Posted 23 Aug 09:00 BST Bournemouth Digital Poole Week 2019 day 5 Bournemouth Digital Poole Week 2019 day 5 Champaigne sailing? How about English Sparkling? Given that Dorset is home to several vineyards producing world-class English sparkling wine, it would seem inappropriate to use the term 'champagne sailing' in the context of Day 5 of Bournemouth Digital Poole Week. by David Harding Posted 23 Aug 06:21 BST Fireball North American Championships day 2 Fireball North American Championships day 2 Race two proves hard to complete at Pointe Claire YC Before the start of the re-run race 2, there was sunshine and around 18 knots from the west on the course. By the time we started it had dropped to around 10 knots. by Derian Scott Posted 23 Aug 06:06 BST 2019 J/111 Worlds at Chicago day 2 2019 J/111 Worlds at Chicago day 2 Martin Roesch's Velocity speeds up the leaderboard The seas on Lake Michigan were rocking and rolling on Thursday, as was the leaderboard at the J/111 World Championship, hosted by Chicago Yacht Club. Martin Roesch's Velocity shot up to the chief position, posting a 1,4,6 on the day. by Julie & Chris Howell Posted 23 Aug 03:32 BST Sprint 15 National Championships Sprint 15 National Championships Harwich Town hosts nearly 50 cats Forty-eight competitors and their supporters descended on a small seaside town on the East Coast for the Sprint 15 National Championships. by Jenny Ball Posted 22 Aug 23:15 BST A Class Cat GBR National Championships A Class Cat GBR National Championships Jellyfish take their toll on rudders After two days of not sailing due to high wind limits, the thoroughbred competitors of the GBR Nationals, or Britnats, as the Aussies call it, where starting to get rather twitchy. by Gordon Upton Posted 22 Aug 22:43 BST 55th European Sharpie Championship day 4 55th European Sharpie Championship day 4 Another perfect day for international racing in Hayling Bay The forty strong fleet enjoyed another perfect day for international racing in Hayling Bay. The wind was steady in the South West, building from an initial 10 knots to an enhanced 15 to 18 knots. by David Priscott Posted 22 Aug 21:24 BST Aspire Merlin Rocket Nationals at Looe day 5 Aspire Merlin Rocket Nationals at Looe day 5 Another glamorous day on the water The penultimate day of the Aspire Merlin Rocket Championships saw another two races and was again a glamorous day on the water. Winds from the SW around 8-12 knots with five degree shifts under mainly sunny skies was the order of the day. by Tim Fells Posted 22 Aug 21:18 BST Rolex New York YC Invitational Cup preview Rolex New York YC Invitational Cup preview Southern Hemisphere clubs among favorites for sixth edition Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron currently has sailing's most prestigious silver ewer on display in its clubhouse on the Auckland waterfront. But this September, the yacht club will aim to add to its crowded trophy case another coveted sailing prize. by Stuart Streuli Posted 22 Aug 19:31 BST TF35 boat zero unveiled on Lake Geneva TF35 boat zero unveiled on Lake Geneva Designed with the ambitious brief to offer top-level foiling Having lead the process of development to create the D35, Ernesto Bertarelli is once again one of the committed group of owners involved in the development of the TF35. by Bertrand Favre Posted 22 Aug 18:39 BST Rossborough Round the Island Race Rossborough Round the Island Race An agreeably fast rounding Excellent conditions prevailed for the annual Rossborough Round the Island Race organised by the Royal Channel Islands YC, held earlier this month. Despite a lack of sunshine, the mostly moderate westerly breeze produced an agreeably fast rounding. by Bill Harris Posted 22 Aug 17:43 BST Last Minute Summer Getaways Last Minute Summer Getaways Why go to a Beach Club in September? Looking for an active late-summer break? Want to learn a new skill, like windsurfing or dinghy sailing? Want to skipper your own yacht around the Mediterranean? Or, just fancy relaxing by the warm waters? by Ocean Elements Posted 22 Aug 17:00 BST Fireball North American Championships day 1 Fireball North American Championships day 1 A single race run, with a Swiss one-two The boat park was pretty empty early in the morning as we all hid from the rain, thunder and lightening. By noon the rain had stopped and we launched in a light southerly wind which built to F2-3. by Derian Scott Posted 22 Aug 16:56 BST Entry open for Dragon 90th Anniversary Regatta Entry open for Dragon 90th Anniversary Regatta Already more than 150 crews from 24 nations have entered This very special birthday is being marked with an extraordinary Dragon 90th Anniversary Gala Regatta, hosted by the International Dragon Association in partnership with the Yacht Club Sanremo, Italy. by Fiona Brown Posted 22 Aug 15:54 BST Marine Resources job updates Marine Resources job updates The latest jobs in the marine industry Marine 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 22 Aug 15:00 BST J/70 UK Nationals preview J/70 UK Nationals preview This weekend's regatta is far more than a curtain raiser for the Worlds 35 teams will be racing at the open national championships with top British teams taking on a stellar international fleet from Australia, Brazil, Cyprus, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, and the USA. by Louay Habib Posted 22 Aug 14:52 BST RYA renews its environmental policy RYA renews its environmental policy As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability activities The UN Global Compact is the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative, with businesses around the globe signing up to Ten Principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. by Emma Slater Posted 22 Aug 14:30 BST Ready Steady Tokyo day 6 Ready Steady Tokyo day 6 Light winds mar final day of Olympic test event in Enoshima, Japan Just one Medal Race could be sailed on Day 6 of Ready Steady Tokyo - Sailing, the official test event for Tokyo 2020 in Enoshima. Only the 470 Women's Medal Race went ahead, starting just after 16:00 local time. by Liz Owen, World Sailing Posted 22 Aug 13:17 BST British Sailing Team at Ready Steady Tokyo day 6 British Sailing Team at Ready Steady Tokyo day 6 Two more medals make Britain top nation at Tokyo test event Britain's sailors increased their Olympic test event medal tally to six with another silver and bronze today, finishing the regatta as top nation. by British Sailing Team Posted 22 Aug 12:59 BST M32 Pre-Worlds at Lake Garda preview M32 Pre-Worlds at Lake Garda preview Doubling up as the concluding event of the 2019 M32 Europe Series Top teams from both sides of the Atlantic and sailors from across the globe are currently converging on the sailing mecca of Lake Garda for the leading events of the season for the M32 catamaran class. by M32 European Series Posted 22 Aug 11:58 BST Hamilton Island Race Week day 4 Hamilton Island Race Week day 4 Mad aliens and wipe-outs on a windy day The brand new Tf10 Mad Max up on one hull through a gybe and Kim William's Melges 32 Rock n Roll living up to its name by performing a massive wipe-out at the northern end of Dent Island in a gust made for a colourful day four of racing. by Lisa Ratcliff Posted 22 Aug 11:39 BST Finn fleet at Ready Steady Tokyo overall Finn fleet at Ready Steady Tokyo overall Windless end with medals for Hungary, The Netherlands and Britain Ready Steady Tokyo, the Olympic Test Event concluded Thursday after the medal race was abandoned because of insufficient wind. by Robert Deaves Posted 22 Aug 10:47 BST Great Britain SailGP Team's nosedive Great Britain SailGP Team's nosedive What happened to them at the Cowes SailGP? With the help of on board footage, expert commentator Matt Cornwell explains exactly what happened in the moments leading up to the Brits' violent nosedive in race 1 at Cowes SailGP. by Matt Cornwell / SailGP Posted 22 Aug 09:15 BST Fleet leaves Clipper Race HQ for London Fleet leaves Clipper Race HQ for London Eleven strong fleet of identical 70 foot yachts prepares for the circumnavigation Clipper Race HQ was a hive of activity this morning as the eleven strong fleet of identical 70 foot yachts prepared to depart for London. Almost 175 crew signed up to sail from Gosport to St Katharine Docks, with the teams waved off by locals by Clipper Round the World Posted 22 Aug 08:58 BST RS Aero European Championship day 3 RS Aero European Championship day 3 Starting with a blast of 30 knots descending from the mountains on Lake Garda Day 3 started with a blast of 30 knots descending from the mountains producing large waves at the 08:30 start time. Racing was postponed in the hope of an ease in the conditions. by RS Aero International Class Association Posted 22 Aug 08:56 BST
What do you do when there's no wind!?Zray Inflatable SUP X2 including Bag, Pump and Paddle was £570 now £470. Gul Cross Inflatable Paddle Board (SUP) was £425 now £380. Or maybe you need a pocket hammock?2019 King's Cup RegattaThe Royal Standard hung lazily from the flagpole above the Royal Yacht Squadron. Team Windsor were back in Cowes. On 8 August eight Fast 40 boats competed in the King's Cup Regatta.Ancasta to showcase Prestige and BeneteauAncasta is displaying boats from the exciting Prestige and Beneteau Power ranges at the Southampton International Boat Show. From spacious family motor cruisers to luxury performance power craft there is something for everyone.We speak to Vaikobi founder Pat LangleyWe spoke to Pat Langley of Vaikobi, the performance clothing company which started off by designing and manufacturing kit for the ocean paddle sport market, more recently branching into sailing apparel.Upgrade your wetsuit for less with P&BWhether you're looking to replace your current wetsuit or preparing your kit for when the temperature drops, take advantage of these huge discounts on wetsuits from all of your favourite P&B brands like Musto, Gill, Magic Marine and Gul.Well I'll be…When their infighting took hold, you had to think the Laser was going to have more than an uphill battle to be in the Paris 2024 Games. In what is clearly good news for Australia, the equipment is set to remain...RYA welcomes constructive discussionsThe RYA contributed a significant response to the latest MCA consultation on the yacht and powerboat safety at sea MGNs, which was carried out between 20 June 2019 and 18 July 2019.Make 2019 count! TravelSo one thing us sailors love is to travel - open meetings, regattas, even the club we belong to might not be on our doorstep. How can we continue to enjoy our sport but make our participation more sustainable at the same time?Barton Marine Newsline: August 2019The team have been busy with the Rolex Fastnet Race and Whitstable Harbour Day, as well as looking back at one of our greatest business achievements ever. Read on to find out what has been going on in the world of Barton over the last month.Where's Wally?I do not know, and I was just considering that he might actually be easier to find… At any rate, the real question at hand here, is where are the SuperFoilers? The SuperFoilers got off and flying magnificently, albeit with the help of a few JATO bottles..80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston episode 6With Sir Robin Knox-Johnston having undertaken multiple voyages around the world, what is his greatest fear at sea?More good oilSo we had The Good Oil just a couple of weeks back. This week we have more really good oil, and this time it comes from SailGP's Team Japan supremo, Nathan Outteridge. So then let's just read what the skiff and foiling legend has to say...Get a SUP for the WeekendNext Day Delivery on these SUPs! With 0% finance now available to UK customers on orders over £250Please meet, Mr. TackingThis amazing little fellow is an absolute trooper. He's also completely inspirational. I am minding him, and he is totally blind due to his diseased eyes being removed a while back. I've taken to calling him Mr Tacking, as he is a natural sailorLast Minute Summer GetawaysLooking for an active late-summer break? Want to learn a new skill, like windsurfing or dinghy sailing? Want to skipper your own yacht around the Mediterranean? Or, just fancy relaxing by the warm waters?What's the formula at Salcombe Gin Merlin Week?Salcombe Gin Merlin Week is unique in the dinghy sailing calendar and wildly successful with it. Capped at 120 boats, the event is always over-subscribed with in excess of 180 teams applying for a place.