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Historic Edinburgh Cup and Centenary Celebrations Historic Edinburgh Cup and Centenary Celebrations The picturesque coastal village of Abersoch is set to host a momentous event The picturesque coastal village of Abersoch is set to host a momentous event in the world of keelboat racing: the 76th Edinburgh Cup, the British Dragon Association National Championship. by Emma York Posted 18 Jun 12:50 BST "Truly inclusive" landmark Para Inclusive Strategy "Truly inclusive" landmark Para Inclusive Strategy World Sailing is targeting a return to the Paralympic Games World Sailing is targeting a return to the Paralympic Games after publishing its first Para Inclusive Strategy which will guide the growth of the sport through to 2029. by World Sailing Posted 18 Jun 12:22 BST 1720 Irish Championship at Baltimore 1720 Irish Championship at Baltimore Three days, three course areas, three cheers all round! Any regatta worth its salt has a 'big' day, giving sailors something to reminisce about in years to come. The 1720 Irish Championship at Baltimore was blessed with two of them on two different race courses. by Mark Jardine Posted 18 Jun 11:27 BST Classic and Vintage International 14 Championship Classic and Vintage International 14 Championship Joining the modern I14's at Torquay, 14s really are forever! The most recent 'windy weekend' in our wonderful British summer (14-16th June) saw an entry of 7 Classic and Vintage 14s join the modern International 14 for 3 days of racing in Torbay, courtesy of the Royal Torbay Yacht Club. by James Vaughan Posted 18 Jun 09:37 BST Four week to go until Volvo Cork Week 2024 Four week to go until Volvo Cork Week 2024 Over 120 boats will be taking part Only four weeks remain until Volvo Cork Week 2024 (15th-19th July), with the Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven—the world's oldest yacht club - gearing up to welcome sailors and boats globally. by Róisín Kivlehan Posted 18 Jun 09:14 BST TridentUK RS400 Northern Tour at Carsington TridentUK RS400 Northern Tour at Carsington The full range of sailing conditions for the 12 boat fleet The 12 boats that entered the TridentUK sponsored RS400 Northern Tour Open at Carsington SC experienced the full range of sailing conditions during the 6 races sailed and which are not understood from a simple review of the results. by John Cunningham Posted 18 Jun 09:02 BST It's just a stick It's just a stick It was just like watching an enthusiastic kid It was just like watching an enthusiastic kid. Alinghi's Silvio Arrivabene was totally in the 'nothing to see here' mode, and moreover, was keener to get into the ‘maybe exceeding them' remarks about their targets. Did someone say, ‘Spinal Tap'? by John Curnow, Sail-World.com AUS Editor Posted 17 Jun 23:00 BST Solution Inland Championships at Northampton Solution Inland Championships at Northampton Sensible retirements were the order of the day The Solution Inland Championships were held in association with the Phantom class at Northampton Sailing Club on the 3rd weekend in June. by Jon Steward Posted 17 Jun 21:22 BST Antigua Sailing Day Regatta at St Edmundsbury Antigua Sailing Day Regatta at St Edmundsbury 11th year of the event which brings the Caribbean to Bury St Edmunds Members of the St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association, based at Lackford Lake near Bury St Edmunds, enjoyed champagne conditions for their 11th Antigua Sailing Day Regatta on Sunday. by Mike Steele Posted 17 Jun 20:07 BST SaiGP's Racing on the Edge Season 4 Episode 9 SaiGP's Racing on the Edge Season 4 Episode 9 Financial pressure goes on some teams. Spanish valued at $35million for investors. US capsize Financial pressure goes on some teams ahead of Season 5. Spanish valued at $35million for investors. US capsize aftermath and video of crew injuries. Hamish Willcox on coaching Spanish SailGP team and his review of the team. by SailGP/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 17 Jun 19:57 BST Ensis Engadinwing Formula Wing European highlights Ensis Engadinwing Formula Wing European highlights This year's top international event is all about the new trend sport Best of 3 of the world's unique water sports contest. In a direct comparison, wing foilers, windsurfers and kiters all compete against each other on the foil. by Engadinwing Posted 17 Jun 18:02 BST 12mR World Championship Porquerolles kicks off 12mR World Championship Porquerolles kicks off Sixteen 12mRs are present for this major international event There's a real America's Cup atmosphere in Porquerolles, since this morning, around the 12mR boats that took part in the Cup from 1958 to 1987. Sixteen 12mRs are present for this major international event. by Soazig Guého Posted 17 Jun 17:59 BST Noble Marine UK Musto Skiff Nationals overall Noble Marine UK Musto Skiff Nationals overall For Sam Barker and Sam Pascoe, there was a battle to be fought Heading into the last day of the UK National Championship, it was still all to play for. The night before, the sailing club had put on a great BBQ and a good few beers for the fleet, which ran into the early hours for some. by Bill Maughan and MSCA Posted 17 Jun 17:47 BST 10 Rater National Championships at Datchet 10 Rater National Championships at Datchet Unlike last weekend, the wind behaved Following on from the Marblehead Nationals held the previous weekend, Datchet put on another good display. The competitors arrived to a cool West to North west wind which placed the racing on the North side of the clubhouse. by Nigel Barrow Posted 17 Jun 17:18 BST Stewart Brewing Squib UK Nationals day 1 Stewart Brewing Squib UK Nationals day 1 A light wind start at the Royal Forth Yacht Club When the weather forecasters talk about light winds, the heavyweights of the Squib fleet groan. And today, in The Royal Forth Yacht Club, there was quite a lot of groaning, until the Squibs got afloat. by Vincent Delany Posted 17 Jun 16:56 BST Over 120 teams for Copa del Rey MAPFRE Over 120 teams for Copa del Rey MAPFRE A combination of 122 ORC, ClubSwan, J/70 and Blusail 24 yachts sign up The Copa del Rey MAPFRE continues to strengthen as an event, with higher numbers of teams every year registering for the prime Mediterranean regatta. by Copa del Rey MAPFRE Posted 17 Jun 15:55 BST Keil Week 2024: Reunion from AFG to ZIM Keil Week 2024: Reunion from AFG to ZIM Sailors from 53 nations are set for racing in just 5 days time Even in the 2024 Olympic year, five days before the first starting signal of the main organiser Kieler Yacht-Club, athletes from 53 nations have already announced their participation in the state capital of Schleswig-Holstein. by Andreas Kling Posted 17 Jun 15:13 BST Rebecca Coles makes remarkable Classe Mini debut Rebecca Coles makes remarkable Classe Mini debut Second place for Scottish sailor in Mini Fastnet Scottish sailor Rebecca Coles, just 23 years old, achieved an impressive second-place finish in her debut Classe Mini offshore sailing race, the Mini Fastnet, alongside renowned co-skipper Carlos Manera Pascual. by Felicity Pearson Posted 17 Jun 15:10 BST UK Women's Keelboat Team Racing Championship UK Women's Keelboat Team Racing Championship Lochan Cup inaugural event at Queen Mary in Sonars Oxford & Cambridge Sailing Society take the first UK Women's Keelboat Team Racing Championship for the Lochan Cup title by Jack Fenwick Posted 17 Jun 15:05 BST Eurosaf 69F Youth Europeans preview Eurosaf 69F Youth Europeans preview To be held in Acquafresca in conjunction with the final Act of the Youth Foiling Gold Cup The EUROSAF 69F Youth European Championship 2024 will be organized by Acquafresca Sport Center and will be held in Acquafresca. by 69F Sailing Posted 17 Jun 14:43 BST Superyacht Cup Palma 2024 all set for lift-off Superyacht Cup Palma 2024 all set for lift-off The final countdown to another eagerly anticipated edition With essential preparations completed, Superyacht Cup Palma is in to the final countdown to another eagerly anticipated edition of Europe's longest running superyacht regatta. by The Superyacht Cup Palma Posted 17 Jun 14:36 BST Road to Gold: Richard Parslow Road to Gold: Richard Parslow Multiple dinghy & keelboat champion Richard Parslow has stayed at the front of the fleet for more than 40 years. From winning the Fireball World Championships with Kim Slater in 1980, through many championship wins in other dinghies and small keelboats. by Andy Rice Posted 17 Jun 13:07 BST Swallow Championships at Itchenor Swallow Championships at Itchenor Thankfully event was not cancelled again, and will go down as one of the most memorable With last year's 75th Anniversary Championships lost due to strong winds, the National Swallow Fleet feared that the same might happen this year, but instead the 2024 Championships, hosted this year by Itchenor, will go down as one of the most memorable. by Mike Wigmore Posted 17 Jun 12:36 BST RC35 Championship at Holy Loch RC35 Championship at Holy Loch The word of the weekend was 'windy'! The word of the weekend was "WINDY" as the seven competitors arrived at the Holy Loch to take part in the 2024 RC35 Championship. by Jillian Adams Posted 17 Jun 08:17 BST Cransley Comet Open Cransley Comet Open An unusually warm northerly welcomes the fleet What a miserable year so far in terms of weather! Well, for one day at least, the gods looked down on our wonderful reservoir in Northamptonshire and welcomed 10 visitors as well as the 7 from the home club to a unusually warm northerly. by Nigel Austin Posted 17 Jun 07:39 BST XS 52 SUPER SERIES Newport RI Trophy overall XS 52 SUPER SERIES Newport RI Trophy overall Thailand's Whitcraft Family's Team Vayu win Team Vayu, the Whitcraft family crew from Thailand, kept their nerves and seized every opportunity they could, to win the XS 52 SUPER SERIES Newport Trophy at the end of two dramatic last races contested in light winds off Newport, Rhode Island. by 52 Super Series Posted 17 Jun 05:29 BST 170th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta 170th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta Vesper hangs tough for Overall ORC win On a light-air, four-race day, the final standings in a top-flight competitive fleet are as likely to come down to the mistakes you avoid as the things you do right. by New York Yacht Club Posted 17 Jun 03:00 BST 31st International Optimist Regatta 31st International Optimist Regatta USA's Montagu wins after a stunning week of sailing in St. Thomas Getting good starts, especially in light wind conditions, led the USA's Alexander Montagu to win the 31st International Optimist Regatta (IOR), hosted at the St. Thomas Yacht Club (STYC), June 14-16, 2024. by Carol Bareuther Posted 17 Jun 01:59 BST Supernova Nationals runners and riders Supernova Nationals runners and riders Who, out of the 100+ entrants, will win at Plas Heli? The UK is facing some big decisions in the mid-summer period, but surely the most important question is who, out of the 100+ entrants, will win the Supernova National Championships at Plas Heli? by Alex Reeve & Chris Hawley Posted 16 Jun 22:23 BST Stewart Brewing Squib UK Nationals preview Stewart Brewing Squib UK Nationals preview Scotland has not hosted the Nationals for many years, so it's a great opportunity Over the last few days Squibs have been arriving at the Royal Forth Yacht Club where they received quite a welcome from Rear Commodore Will Davies and the other event organisers in the Royal Forth Yacht Club. by Vincent Delany Posted 16 Jun 22:04 BST J/24 Range Rover European Championship overall J/24 Range Rover European Championship overall Mistral enables the maximum 10 races to be concluded Today saw the conclusion of the J/24 European Championship organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda with the International J/24 Class Association, the Italian J/24 Class Association and the support of title sponsor Range Rover. by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Posted 16 Jun 21:51 BST Noble Marine UK Musto Skiff Nationals day 2 Noble Marine UK Musto Skiff Nationals day 2 Two more races held after a postponement ashore waiting for the wind Day 2 of the 2024 Noble Marine UK Nationals started with light wind and not enough breeze to start at 12pm as planned. After a 2-hour postponement, the AP flag came down, and the fleet got ready to head out to the start line. by Euan Hurter and Mike Matthews Posted 16 Jun 21:33 BST Argentario Sailing Week overall Argentario Sailing Week overall Congratulations Mariska, Chinook, Crivizza, Matrero, Freya, Matchless and Barbara The Vintage and Classic Yacht regatta Argentario Sailing Week - organized by the Yacht Club Santo Stefano with the support of the Region of Tuscany and Municipality of Monte Argentario – wrapped up in Maremma, Tuscany by Tessa Wiechmann Posted 16 Jun 21:20 BST Tour leaders' quest for crowns in Canaries Tour leaders' quest for crowns in Canaries Eagerly-awaited final stop of Big Air kite world title race Eagerly-awaited final stop of Big Air kite world title race debuts on Canaries island renowned for its huge winds. by Ian MacKinnon Posted 16 Jun 20:15 BST Comets at Carsington Comets at Carsington They won't forget this day in a hurry! Seven intrepid souls decided to tackle the strong wind forecast at the Carsington Comet Open on 9th June 2024. It was a day where rig choices came into play. Andy Dale, Ben Palmer and Chris Robinson opted for the full Standard. by Eddie Pope & Chris Robinson Posted 16 Jun 17:34 BST Eurosaf 69f Europeans to be held in Malcesine Eurosaf 69f Europeans to be held in Malcesine The event will take place in conjunction with the Grand Prix 4 The event, organized by Fraglia Vela Malcesine, a long therm partner of the 69F Class, will take place in conjunction with the Grand Prix 4, final appointment of the 69F Cup. by 69F Sailing Posted 16 Jun 16:35 BST Qingdao secures first place in Clipper Race 12 Qingdao secures first place in Clipper Race 12 Come Sea DC Cup win means second winners title in a row for the team After seven days, and over 1,500nm of racing, Qingdao has crossed the Race 12: Come Sea DC Cup Finish Line in first place, taking home its second winners title in a row. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 16 Jun 15:55 BST Round the Island Race: Wet and wild Round the Island Race: Wet and wild Only nine incidents connected to the race - less than previous years It was certainly a race to remember with crews battling the heavy conditions, especially around the Needles and the reach to St Catherine's Point. by Jo Bowden Posted 16 Jun 15:24 BST Etchells Saida Cup Regatta Etchells Saida Cup Regatta Tango win Royal Thames YC event in the Solent Saturday was looking like champagne sailing conditions until the hints of a sea breeze swung the wind left and led to postponement while the race committee battled the shifts and relaid the course. by UK Etchells Fleet Posted 16 Jun 15:18 BST The oldest footage of the Round the Island Race The oldest footage of the Round the Island Race Our video archive uncovers much less than expected! With the Round the Island Race running yesterday, it is a great moment to dig through the video archive to see the oldest footage of the race that we can find. by Magnus Smith Posted 16 Jun 12:00 BST Get ready to race in the Knox-Johnston Cup Get ready to race in the Knox-Johnston Cup Your team of up to twelve will be led by a Skipper and Mates in the Solent Named in honour of our founder Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the Clipper Events flagship race aims to reignite the joy of big boat racing through an exhilarating weekend of racing, socialising, and teamwork! by Clipper Events Posted 16 Jun 11:42 BST Sails of Change wins thrilling Bol dOr Mirabaud Sails of Change wins thrilling Bol dOr Mirabaud Lake Geneva sees the team's fifth win Sails of Change has taken the team's fifth win in one of the most exciting recent editions of the iconic Bol d'Or Mirabaud on Lake Geneva. by Sails of Change Posted 16 Jun 10:01 BST Entry open for Musto Skiff 2025 Worlds Entry open for Musto Skiff 2025 Worlds Sydney to host in January with a two-day pre-Worlds too The International Musto Skiff Class Association and Australian Musto Skiff Class Association have confirmed that their 2025 World Championships will take place from January 2nd to 10th, 2025, at Woollahra Sailing Club in Sydney, Australia. by Natalie Hilton Posted 16 Jun 09:24 BST Martin Augustus 2024 Round the Island Race Photos Martin Augustus 2024 Round the Island Race Photos Brutal conditions as the fleet passed through the Hurst Narrows Conditions on Saturday meant that many of the entrants in this year's race didn't get out of the Solent, but Martin was at Hurst Castle to photograph some of those that did. by Martin Augustus Posted 16 Jun 07:24 BST XS 52 SUPER SERIES Newport RI Trophy Day 4 XS 52 SUPER SERIES Newport RI Trophy Day 4 Quantum Racing powered by American Magic on the cusp of hometown win After no racing was possible today at the XS 52 SUPER SERIES Newport Trophy due to insufficient wind Quantum Racing powered by American Magic will go afloat Sunday carrying a three points lead. by 52 Super Series Posted 16 Jun 01:25 BST Hartley Boats Contender British Nationals day 1 Hartley Boats Contender British Nationals day 1 Stop then go! After doing nothing then they had everything Stop then go! After doing nothing then we had everything. The Contender nationals have begun. Exactly as the forecast had predicted, it was wind followed by more wind. The club's immaculate organisation leaving no reason to not go sailing. by Ed Presley Posted 15 Jun 23:13 BST Ensis Engadinwing Formula Wing Europeans day 5 Ensis Engadinwing Formula Wing Europeans day 5 Ghio and Spanu crowned European Champions Mathis Ghio [FRA] and Maddalena Spanu [ITA] are the new Formula Wing European Champions. by Jemima Crathorne Posted 15 Jun 20:11 BST Argentario Sailing Week day 3 Argentario Sailing Week day 3 Alzavola celebrates 100th birthday The third day of racing at Argentario Sailing Week kicked off shortly after 12 with 10 knots from the south east: a shifty breeze that rotated all the way to the south west during the race. by Tessa Wiechmann Posted 15 Jun 18:57 BST
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