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The Future of Sailing webinars: Volunteering The Future of Sailing webinars: Volunteering Revealing Reality give a fascinating insight into what motivates volunteers In this fifth webinar, Revealing Reality give a fascinating insight into what motivates volunteers to help at your sailing club, looking into the motivations of Sport, Self Improvement, Social and Community. by Mark Jardine Posted 12 Dec 18:00 GMT Les Sables d'Olonne set for 2022 Golden Globe Race Les Sables d'Olonne set for 2022 Golden Globe Race Signing of the agreement at the Paris Nautic with Don McIntyre The Golden Globe Race delivers this rare alchemy: be an event of international scope and keep a family and fraternal spirit. by Don McIntyre Posted 12 Dec 17:45 GMT Royal Anglesey shortlisted for UK club of the year Royal Anglesey shortlisted for UK club of the year The only Welsh club among 10 finalists Members at The Royal Anglesey Yacht Club are celebrating becoming the only Welsh club among 10 finalists shortlisted for the UK boating club of the year. by Hamish Stuart Posted 12 Dec 16:16 GMT 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 12 Dec 15:00 GMT Lennon Racewear last shipping dates for Christmas Lennon Racewear last shipping dates for Christmas Order by 2pm on Friday 20th December for UK delivery Orders placed with us up to and including 2pm on Friday 20th December will be delivered within the UK in time for Christmas*. Last posting dates for international shipping varies so please place your orders by 16th December. by Lennon Racewear Posted 12 Dec 14:00 GMT Give yourself a prosperous New Year Give yourself a prosperous New Year You are in good company with Allen Brothers The team at Allen would like to wish you a very merry Christmas, but when it comes to a prosperous New Year your own choices make all the difference, so you are in good company with Allen. by Allen Brothers Posted 12 Dec 12:00 GMT The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 25 The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 25 One last match race Following the arrival of Seattle into Fremantle overnight, just three Clipper Race teams remain at sea, navigating their way towards Western Australia. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 12 Dec 11:39 GMT Epoxy-related presents for sailors Epoxy-related presents for sailors There's a whole range of different packs you could give If you're looking for presents for sailors, take inspiration from George Isted's recent win. He's giving some of this mega-bundle of epoxy goodies as gifts; sharing the epoxy magic as Christmas presents for sailors in his life. by Wessex Resins & Adhesives Posted 12 Dec 09:00 GMT Arkema 4 Trimaran testing Arkema 4 Trimaran testing Driving today's testing towards tomorrow's innovation These are the values shared by Lalou Multi and the Arkema Group over many years, and the future Arkema 4 Multi50, due to be launched next Spring, reflects this continuity. by Team Arkema Posted 12 Dec 08:05 GMT Crunch time for Japan's sailors at Finn Gold Cup Crunch time for Japan's sailors at Finn Gold Cup Japanese Finn sailors aiming for Tokyo 2020 Games with Australian support Seven months out from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic sailing competition, all eyes will be on Melbourne next week, with the Olympic Finn class to contest their 2019 world championship, the 2019 Finn Gold Cup, on Port Phillip. by Cora Zillich Posted 12 Dec 07:52 GMT RORC Transatlantic Race overall RORC Transatlantic Race overall Jangada is first two-handed team to win the antique silver trophy Richard Palmer's British JPK 10.10 Jangada was presented with the RORC Transatlantic Trophy in Grenada at a ceremony and prize-giving banquet held at Camper & Nicholsons Victory Bar and Restaurant. by Louay Habib Posted 12 Dec 07:29 GMT 13 boats so far for Rolex China Sea Race 2020 13 boats so far for Rolex China Sea Race 2020 International entries from afar entered into the 30th edition Of the 13 boats currently entered into the 30th edition of Rolex China Sea Race, six international entries hail from as far afield as Russia, Philippines, Japan and the United States and mark the first sign ups for this biennial blue water classic. by RHKYC Media Posted 12 Dec 05:26 GMT Chandler Macleod Aussie Moth Championship overall Chandler Macleod Aussie Moth Championship overall Slingsby draws first blood with first Australian Moth Title win He has been trying since 2010, but one of Australia's most accomplished sailors, Tom Slingsby, took one of his sweetest victories by winning the Australian Moth Championships at Mounts Bay Sailing Club in Perth on Wednesday. by Marc Ablett Posted 12 Dec 03:33 GMT America's Cup: New monofoiler for Youth event America's Cup: New monofoiler for Youth event A reinvigorated Youth America's Cup regatta will be raced in a 9metre Mixed crew Monofoiler A reinvigorated Youth America's Cup regatta will be raced in a new class of foiling mono-hull, the AC9F, in 2020 and 2021. The event and new class is a joint China/New Zealand venture for Mixed gender crews. Expressions of interest are now sought. by Emirates Team NZ/RNZYS/China Sports Industry Group Posted 12 Dec 03:32 GMT RC Laser Winter Series event 2 at Medway RC Laser Winter Series event 2 at Medway Difficulties tacking and spectacular nosediving in 30 knots Round 2 was never going to exceed the numbers from the previous outing given the forecast of wind up at 30 knots. Eight racers braved the elements and found a calmer patch of water to launch and race. by Jamie Blair Posted 11 Dec 17:41 GMT Steve Nicholson Memorial Race entry open Steve Nicholson Memorial Race entry open Taking place on Saturday, 25 January 2020 Get your entries in quickly via the Steve Nicholson website for one of P&B's highlight events of the year. Prizes have been kindly donated by Gul, Harken and P&B, and will be awarded on the day. by P&B Posted 11 Dec 14:30 GMT Royal Hospital School Sails to Success in 2019 Royal Hospital School Sails to Success in 2019 NSSA Match Racing Champions and School Keelboat Racing Champions Known for its sailing prowess, Suffolk's Royal Hospital School (RHS) has recently sailed to success, winning several high-profile races this year. by Sara Stewart Posted 11 Dec 13:21 GMT Wanted: Sailors and boat owners Wanted: Sailors and boat owners To take on exciting new offshore Olympic event With planning for Paris 2024 already under way, the RYA has registered an entry for a British team in the 2020 World Sailing Offshore World Championship (OWC), held in conjunction with the Rolex Middle Sea Race. by RORC Press Posted 11 Dec 12:57 GMT The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 24 The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 24 Dare To Lead has crossed the finish line into Fremantle Dare To Lead has crossed the finish line into Fremantle this morning at 10:07 UTC and the team to claim seventh place in Race 4: Marlow Southern Ocean Sleigh Ride. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 11 Dec 12:16 GMT Rooster's Warmest Gloves Yet Rooster's Warmest Gloves Yet There really is no need for cold hands There really is no need for cold hands. Grab a pair of our warmest gloves yet. Combining the insulating power of neoprene with top-drawer windchill protection of Aquafleece® to create the glove for winter. by Rooster Posted 11 Dec 12:00 GMT Vaikobi and the 18 footers Vaikobi and the 18 footers Vaikobi have just launched new 18 foot skiff Vaikobi have just launched our new 18 foot skiff in partnership with our friends from Shaw and Partners Financial Services. The skiff has an awesome team of James Dorron, Harry Bethwaite and Tim Westwood, who are the current Champions. by Vaikobi Posted 11 Dec 10:36 GMT Denmark SailGP announced as seventh team Denmark SailGP announced as seventh team SailGP has announced the addition of the Denmark SailGP Team presented by Rockwool for 2020 SailGP has announced the addition of the Denmark SailGP Team presented by Rockwool ahead of the global championship's second season. by SailGP Posted 11 Dec 09:05 GMT Trogear Bowsprits Trogear Bowsprits A good enough reason to drill a hole through your bow Here at Upffront, we talk a lot about asymmetric sails and code zeros, and with good reason! Faster and more manageable, these are a popular choice among many sailors, with one caveat: they require a tack point. by Aleix Escorsell Posted 11 Dec 09:00 GMT Chandler Macleod Aussie Moth Championship day 1 Chandler Macleod Aussie Moth Championship day 1 Plenty of tricks still up the sleeve Well it has finally arrived, after all the by play and preparations it was time for the 120-strong Moth fleet to flex its muscle on the Swan River with yesterday's opening races of the Australian Moth Championship. by Marc Ablett Posted 11 Dec 06:00 GMT Harken 29er Inlands at Rutland Harken 29er Inlands at Rutland A record turnout of 65 boats A record number of sixty-five 29ers turned up to the Rutland GP, no doubt attracted as much by the promise of another great 29er Christmas party (sponsored by HARKEN!) as by the opportunity for some quality big fleet racing. by Elodie Edwards Posted 10 Dec 22:11 GMT The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 23 The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 23 Great minds think alike Another day brings another new arrival into Fremantle, Australia. This morning it was Zhuhai's turn to feel the exhilarating rush of crossing the finish line. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 10 Dec 21:54 GMT Interview with the director of Brest Atlantiques Interview with the director of Brest Atlantiques Emmanuel Bachellerie summarises, now Sodebo Ultim 3 is home Sodebo Ultim 3, the only boat to have abandoned the race after stopping in Cape Town, arrived back in Lorient this morning, bringing the very first Brest Atlantiques race comes to a close. by Sabina Mollart-Rogerson Posted 10 Dec 19:14 GMT Artemis Technologies announce joint venture Artemis Technologies announce joint venture Tuco Marine Group to produce the world's first zero emissions workboat Artemis Technologies has announced a joint venture with Denmark's Tuco Marine Group to produce the world's first zero emissions workboat. by Simon Cunningham Posted 10 Dec 18:21 GMT The future of competitive kiteboarding The future of competitive kiteboarding A GKA Kite World Tour update with CEO Jörgen Vogt The full 2020 tour schedule is yet to be published, but can you give us a sneak peek of what to expect for 2020? Any new locations or major changes to the tour? by Gemma Hamaini Posted 10 Dec 16:48 GMT Budworth Boxing Day Bash preview Budworth Boxing Day Bash preview Charity fundraiser in aid of the RNLI Another Christmas, another Boxing Day Bash at Budworth Sailing Club in aid of RNLI. We look forward to welcoming sailors and spectators from across the North West and beyond to a festive day of handicap racing. by Alison Hitchens Posted 10 Dec 15:54 GMT Leigh & Lowton Revett Series overall Leigh & Lowton Revett Series overall Closely fought with all fleets finalising series results only on the last day This year 51 boats took part in the Leigh & Lowton Revett Series - five Sundays from early November to early December. This was despite a very challenging series with no weather with the "normal" range of wind conditions throughout the series. by Richard Catchpole Posted 10 Dec 14:37 GMT Welsh sailors recognised at RYA Volunteer Awards Welsh sailors recognised at RYA Volunteer Awards The awards were presented to volunteers from Llangorse and Royal Anglesey sailing clubs Two sailing volunteers from Wales were recognised for their exceptional dedication and achievements in boating at the RYA Volunteer Awards by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal. by Hamish Stuart Posted 10 Dec 13:52 GMT Blithfield Barrel Round 2 this Sunday Blithfield Barrel Round 2 this Sunday Offering close racing throughout the fleet, great hospitality, prizes and festive treats This Sunday sees the second round of the legendary Blithfield Barrel event. Round 2 promises to offer close racing throughout the fleet, great hospitality, prizes and festive treats. by Michelle Keeling Posted 10 Dec 13:20 GMT Amazing products from Surflogic! Amazing products from Surflogic! Including the Surflogic Wetsuit Pro Dryer! Want to know about the gifts specifically made for those who are passionate about the ocean? Here are some fine gifts that you can give to your loved ones in this holiday season. by CoastWaterSports Posted 10 Dec 12:00 GMT A new World Sailing Speed Record confirmed A new World Sailing Speed Record confirmed Phil Sharp's record sets a benchmark for the 60ft class to challenge The World Sailing Speed Record Council have officially confirmed a new record for 40ft single-handed Around the Isle of Wight. by OceansLab Posted 10 Dec 11:38 GMT Port Dinorwic Christmas Regatta Port Dinorwic Christmas Regatta A window of opportunity for the 28 sailors to race If Father Christmas was hoping to have a day off this weekend due to the extreme conditions forecasted, then he was to be disappointed. by Ken Newing Posted 10 Dec 06:49 GMT Smoke on the water at SOLAS Big Boat Challenge Smoke on the water at SOLAS Big Boat Challenge Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge abandoned due to safety concerns For the first time in the 26-year-history of the Big Boat Challenge, the race has been abandoned due to safety concerns following the settling of thick smoke from the Australian bushfires over the Sydney basin and a serious lack of visibility. by Nic Douglass Posted 10 Dec 03:11 GMT Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge abandoned Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge abandoned Due to safety concerns with thick smoke blanketing the harbour Today's Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge, on Sydney Harbour, has been abandoned due to safety concerns. by Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Posted 10 Dec 01:22 GMT Seldén Sailjuice Winter Series Datchet Flyer Seldén Sailjuice Winter Series Datchet Flyer Barton races Aero 7 to victory Pete Barton wins round 2 of the Seldén Sailjuice Winter Series against a maximum capacity fleet of 100 at Datchet Water... by Andy Rice Posted 9 Dec 19:21 GMT U.S. America's Cup Challenger returns to Pensacola U.S. America's Cup Challenger returns to Pensacola NYYC American Magic has returned to their winter training camp in Pensacola, Florida. New York Yacht Club American Magic, Challenger for the 36th America's Cup, has returned to Pensacola, Florida, for a second consecutive winter training season, with their first AC75. by American Magic Posted 9 Dec 19:08 GMT RORC Transatlantic Race - Day 17 update RORC Transatlantic Race - Day 17 update Pata Negra - all smiles in Grenada Giles Redpath's British Lombard 46 Pata Negra, skippered by Andy Lis, finished the 2019 RORC Transatlantic Race on Monday 09 December in an elapsed time of 15 days 22 hrs 58 mins 13 secs. by Louay Habib Posted 9 Dec 16:42 GMT Salcombe Yacht Club Winter Series Race 6 Salcombe Yacht Club Winter Series Race 6 Debate before departing the slipway on the etymology of eponymous Such being the way of things, the debate before departing the slipway at Batson for a promising race on Saturday morning, centred upon the etymology of the adjective: "eponymous". by Graham Cranford Smith & George Alexander Posted 9 Dec 15:57 GMT Parkstone Flying 15 Autumn Series race 6 Parkstone Flying 15 Autumn Series race 6 It's not over until it's over... Fifteen boats took to the water into a chilly WSW 20+ knot breeze that slowly reduced over the race and was somewhat shifty at times! by Ben Scroggie Posted 9 Dec 15:14 GMT Sparkman & Stephens pre-Hobart sail past Sparkman & Stephens pre-Hobart sail past 60 years of design achievement in a unique sail past photo opportunity On a quiet and hazy Sydney Harbour morning, before the traffic of the CYCA's Classic Yacht Regatta and Trophy Series race, some special Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race entrants gathered in front of the famous Sydney Opera House sails. by Lisa Ratcliff, OCC Posted 9 Dec 15:10 GMT The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 22 The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 22 And then there were six! Following the nail-biting race for Race 4 podium positions over the weekend, arrivals continued into Fremantle overnight with GoToBermuda taking fourth place and WTC Logistics scooping fifth in the Marlow Ropes Southern Ocean Sleigh Ride. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 9 Dec 12:52 GMT Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge 2019 Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge 2019 The last big hit-out before the Rolex Sydney Hobart Four of the world's top maxi yachts will race in Tuesday's Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge on Sydney Harbour, the last big hit-out before the Rolex Sydney Hobart. by Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Posted 9 Dec 06:22 GMT Optimist training event 3 at Bosham Optimist training event 3 at Bosham Pull on lots of kicker, sit back, even further back Hoping for a window of lighter winds 13 sailors arrived bright and early on a breezy December morning for the third session of the IOCA South pre zone winter training programme at Bosham SC. by Roger Cerrato Posted 8 Dec 21:27 GMT Pretty handy Pretty handy Some years ago we started looking at Mixed Two Person Offshore Events It wasn't too long after driving the first of Beneteau's impressive Figaro 3s a couple of years ago that these miscellaneous ramblings started to look at the Mixed Two Person Offshore Event for the Olympics. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 8 Dec 21:00 GMT
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. Pretty handyIt wasn't too long after driving the first of Beneteau's impressive Figaro 3s a couple of years ago that these miscellaneous ramblings started to look at the Mixed Two Person Offshore Event for the Olympics.Lennon Racewear last shipping dates for ChristmasOrders placed with us up to and including 2pm on Friday 20th December will be delivered within the UK in time for Christmas*. Last posting dates for international shipping varies so please place your orders by 16th December.Henri-Lloyd Frostbite ChallengeHenri-Lloyd's Chairman Hans Eckerström wanted to put the 2020 range to the test. Not the standard factory and model tests of materials, fit and wear, but the kind which really put the kit through its paces.Give yourself a prosperous New YearThe team at Allen would like to wish you a very merry Christmas, but when it comes to a prosperous New Year your own choices make all the difference, so you are in good company with Allen.Salvage Rights?Does it work on land something like it does at sea? Is it akin to it being a mooring minder? No. Land based law is very different to that of the sea, where much of it harks back to the 1600s.Epoxy-related presents for sailorsIf you're looking for presents for sailors, take inspiration from George Isted's recent win. He's giving some of this mega-bundle of epoxy goodies as gifts; sharing the epoxy magic as Christmas presents for sailors in his life.Barton Marine's Quick CleatMark Jardine speaks to Suzanne Blaustone, Managing Director of Barton Marine, about Quick Cleat - an innovation that provides the best alternative to tying knots, securing numerous items around boats, trailers and marinas.Steve Nicholson Memorial Race entry openGet your entries in quickly via the Steve Nicholson website for one of P&B's highlight events of the year. Prizes have been kindly donated by Gul, Harken and P&B, and will be awarded on the day.Rolex Fastnet Race to finish in CherbourgMark Jardine, Managing Editor of Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com, caught up with RORC Chief Executive Eddie Warden Owen to find out more about Cherbourg becoming the finish destination of the Rolex Fastnet Race in 2021 and 2023.Rooster's Warmest Gloves YetThere really is no need for cold hands. Grab a pair of our warmest gloves yet. Combining the insulating power of neoprene with top-drawer windchill protection of Aquafleece® to create the glove for winter.Seldén SMF - Synchronized Main FurlingMark Jardine, Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com Managing Editor Mark Jardine talks to Seldén's Scott Alexander about their SMF (Synchronized Main Furling) system at METSTRADE 2019.Vaikobi and the 18 footersVaikobi have just launched our new 18 foot skiff in partnership with our friends from Shaw and Partners Financial Services. The skiff has an awesome team of James Dorron, Harry Bethwaite and Tim Westwood, who are the current Champions.So you love your sailingAnd for the last 47 years, so too has he. He's a deeply committed naturalist. So much so, that you often wonder where does Richard Bennett stop, and his beloved Tasmania begin?Trogear BowspritsHere at Upffront, we talk a lot about asymmetric sails and code zeros, and with good reason! Faster and more manageable, these are a popular choice among many sailors, with one caveat: they require a tack point.New products from Allen at METSTRADE 2019Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com Managing Editor Mark Jardine speaks to Allen's Ben Harden at METSTRADE 2019 about their new products, including Flip-Flip Blocks, a new Laser specific vang block, A2031XHL-873 and the New Wave Ratchet.