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Sustainability & ocean conservation at forefront Sustainability & ocean conservation at forefrontAt the 2018 Youth Sailing Worlds in TexasSustainability and ocean conservation is at the forefront of the 2018 Youth Sailing World Championships in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA as the event bids to become a benchmark for all future World Sailing events.by Daniel Smith, World Sailing Posted 19 Jul 10:37 BST RS200s at Itchenor RS200s at ItchenorTwo days or tight racing on the Rooster National CircuitLast weekend, at Itchenor Sailing Club the beautiful weather and building sea breeze gave a wonderful two days of tight racing.by Lucy Hewitson Posted 19 Jul 09:44 BST Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex day 1 Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex day 1Prime racing conditions greet fleetIt was a fantastic day," said Ray Pepi (New York, N.Y.), of Day 1 of Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex. "One of the most enjoyable days of the season.by New York Yacht Club Posted 19 Jul 07:22 BST The Hague Offshore World Championship day 4 The Hague Offshore World Championship day 4No change at the top of the leaderboardsWhile there's no change at the top of the leaderboards in each of the three classes in The Hague Offshore Sailing Worlds, the fight for the other podium positions remains keen as the points totals tighten up going into tomorrow as the penultimate dayby Dobbs Davis Posted 19 Jul 07:18 BST Fresh breeze visits Youth Sailing Worlds Day 3 Fresh breeze visits Youth Sailing Worlds Day 3While the podium is starting to take shape in a few classes, three still are wide openOf the nine classes racing at the 48th Youth Sailing World Championships, few are as closely contested as the Girls' RS:X, the Boys' Laser Radial and the Girls' 29er. While the podium is starting to take shape in a few classes, these three are wide open.by World Sailing Posted 19 Jul 01:56 BST MS Amlin partners with Round the Island Race MS Amlin partners with Round the Island RaceTeam of three yachts have a tidal and tactical contestThe MS Amlin UK Yacht Team moved into Cowes, Isle of Wight for this year's Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay, organised by the Island Sailing Club on Saturday, 7th July.by MS Amlin Posted 18 Jul 21:57 BST Phantoms at Downs Phantoms at DownsInjuries and weddings reduce fleet sizeUnfortunately a combination of injuries, weddings and a very light forecast resulted in a disappointing entry, but the sailors who did attend had some very close competitive racing, by combining the event with the Contender class.by Chris Shelton Posted 18 Jul 21:45 BST Panerai British Classic Week day 4 Panerai British Classic Week day 4A high energy inshore course plus Ladies DayYet another stunning day on the Solent as Royal Yacht Squadron Chief Racer Officer Dai Prichard kicked off proceedings with the briefing at 9.30am. Day four saw the 6 Metres and Classes 1-4 race a high energy inshore course in the morning.by Helen Porter Posted 18 Jul 21:34 BST Rolex TP52 World Championship day 2 Rolex TP52 World Championship day 2Luna Rossa back in the blackLuna Rossa led all the way round the course of the first windward-leeward race after executing a swift start from the pin-end-biased line. Almost as if to go one better Andy Soriano's Alegre then delivered a very sweet port tack start.by 52 Super Series Posted 18 Jul 21:10 BST Magic Marine National Solo Championship hits 100 Magic Marine National Solo Championship hits 100Three days to go, and there's 100 boats enteredWith just three days until measurement begins at Hayling Island for the 2018 Magic Marine Solo National Championship we have hit the magic 100 mark for entries.by Will Loy, President NSCA Posted 18 Jul 20:52 BST Volvo Cork Week day 3 Volvo Cork Week day 3Spinnaker Festival in Cork Harbour85 yachts formed an impressive single starting line for Volvo Cork Week's signature race in the beautiful surroundings of Cork Harbour.by Louay Habib Posted 18 Jul 19:26 BST Park it like you own it Park it like you own itSunsail's guide on how to moor upThe European sailing season is in full swing, and everyone's sights are set on the Med. Whether you're new to the region, a little rusty or a seasoned pro, stern-to mooring is an essential skill every sailor needs to master.by Sunsail Posted 18 Jul 19:16 BST Tour Voile: Gruissan reserves more surprises Tour Voile: Gruissan reserves more surprisesThe fast and furious pace of this event continuesTeam #SailingArabia - with Stevie Morrison, Mathieu Richard and Abdul Rahman on board - claimed their first victory of the Tour Voile 2018 in today's Nautical Stadium leg in Gruissan.by A.S.O. / Tour Voile Posted 18 Jul 19:15 BST Island SC Tuesday Evening Series race 13 Island SC Tuesday Evening Series race 1350 boats out enjoying the fine summers evening50 boats turned out for race 14 in the Island Sailing Club's Evening Race Series. Another fine summers evening, with a brisk west south westerly wind held up through the racing.by Tony Taylor Posted 18 Jul 18:24 BST Golden Globe Race day 18 Golden Globe Race day 18Kopar heads for Cape Verde Islands to replace self steeringNabil Amra, the US based Palestinian sailing the Biscay 36 Liberty II formally announced his retirement from the race today after reaching Tenerife overnight.by Golden Globe Race Posted 18 Jul 17:44 BST Vortex Nationals at Yorkshire Dales Vortex Nationals at Yorkshire DalesA deserved winner showing unattainable speedThe weather was perfect, a force 2-3, from the west and hot and sunny. The visitors from Scotland and London joined the local fleets to give 10 boats on the start line.by Vortex Class Association Posted 18 Jul 16:32 BST The Gertrude Cup 2018 The Gertrude Cup 2018Don't hike too hardThe Etchells Gertrude Cup was four days of intense racing with twelve races scheduled and, despite the predominantly high pressure sitting over the UK, was successfully completed. By the final day, four boats were in contention for overall victory.by Rob Goddard Posted 18 Jul 14:49 BST Royal Corinthian OD Regatta and Shindig Royal Corinthian OD Regatta and ShindigFundraising, partying, and a little sailing tooSome 80 supporters came to celebrate the RCOD's summer fundraising shindig in the club shed on Saturday night, including many from our sister fleet at the Royal Burnham, which was greatly appreciated.by John Waples Posted 18 Jul 13:20 BST Youth World Championships day 2 Youth World Championships day 214 young athletes start to hit their strideLymington pair Vita Heathcote and Milly Boyle continued their assault on the girls' 420 leaderboard, winning the opening race and following it up with a sixth.by Will Carson, RYA Posted 18 Jul 12:43 BST Sprint 15 TT at Draycote Water Sprint 15 TT at Draycote Water14 visitors join 9 home sailors despite a poor forecastThe start of the first race was delayed, to allow the wind to fill in. This allowed the local fishing competition armada to steam past the club house and set up at several points around the lake to make it more interesting.by Jan Elfring Posted 18 Jul 10:31 BST Governor's Cup at Balboa day 1 Governor's Cup at Balboa day 1Price (AUS) and Takahashi (NZL) tied for leadThe world's top-ranked match racer, Harry Price (AUS), and his recent match racing nemesis, Leonard Takahashi (NZL), finished the first day of Balboa Yacht Club's 52nd Annual Governor's Cup Youth Match Racing Championship tied for the lead.by Paul Blank Posted 18 Jul 09:22 BST Chichester Yacht Club Dinghy Week Chichester Yacht Club Dinghy WeekRegister now for five days of friendly and competitive racingOnline registration is now open for Chichester yacht clubs dinghy week 2018. Dinghy week 2018 is between Sunday 29th July and Thursday 2nd August. The racing is open to visitors.by Mark Green Posted 18 Jul 09:18 BST Dee Estuary International Canoe Open Dee Estuary International Canoe OpenEnthusiasm in abundance at Dee SC and West Kirby SCDee Sailing Club (14th July) and West Kirby Sailing Club (15th July) regattas provided the racing for a no discard Dee Estuary IC Open. With the fastest growing IC fleet in the World, enthusiasm was in abundance.by Gareth Caldwell Posted 18 Jul 08:35 BST Medway Dinghy Regatta 2018 Medway Dinghy Regatta 2018A great weekend at Wilsonian Sailing ClubA great weekend event primarily about sailing but the backup services were all in place and well organised - it must have taken a huge number of volunteers to make this the successful event it was.by Stewart Robertson Posted 18 Jul 08:00 BST Laser Radial Youth Worlds preview Laser Radial Youth Worlds previewYoung sailors are flooding into Kiel SchilkseeAfter the measurement and the opening ceremony on Sunday, 19. August, two races are scheduled per day on the six race days, before the male and female Youth World Champions 2018 are certain.by Kieler Woche Posted 18 Jul 07:57 BST Malizia wins Line Honours in AAR Hamburg Race Malizia wins Line Honours in AAR Hamburg RaceLast chapter of an epic 3,500nm transatlantic rivalryIt was the last chapter of an epic 3,500nm transatlantic rivalry between Jens Kellinghusen's Varuna VI, and Boris Herrmann's Malizia - Yacht Club Monaco.by Louay Habib, Atlantic Anniversary Regatta Posted 18 Jul 07:54 BST K6 Open at Aldeburgh K6 Open at AldeburghTen boats sail over the weekendAldeburgh Yacht Club hosted their annual Open meeting for the K6 Class over the weekend of 14/15th July. Ten boats, including six visitors, sailed a series of six windward / leeward three lap coursesby Nick Jones Posted 18 Jul 07:49 BST Perth Sailing Club Friendship Trophy Perth Sailing Club Friendship TrophyDonated by the Royal Tay Corinthian Boat ClubThe Friendship series of races is for a trophy donated to Perth Sailing Club by the Royal Tay Corinthian Boat Club based in Dundee who make an annual voyage to Perth during the summer months.by Bob Watson Posted 18 Jul 07:36 BST Solutions at Glossop Solutions at GlossopThe best conditions the club has had in a long timeFour visitors joined the local Solution fleet at Glossop for a single handed open meeting with the Supernova and Laser classes. It was a hot and sunny day with a westerly force 3, and according to the PRO the best conditions they've had in a long time.by Martin Tubb Posted 18 Jul 07:10 BST Youth Sailing Worlds at Corpus Christi day 2 Youth Sailing Worlds at Corpus Christi day 2Argentina's Nacra 15 crew won all three races by comfortable marginsIn winning all three races by comfortable margins, Argentina's Nacra 15 crew of Teresa Romairone and Dante Cittadini have forged a comfortable lead in the open multihull class at the 48th Youth Sailing World Championships.by World Sailing Posted 18 Jul 02:57 BST Panerai British Classic Week day 3 Panerai British Classic Week day 3Historic sailing around the NAB TowerAn early start on day three of Panerai British Classic Week as crews prepared to take on the inaugural NAB Tower Race.by Helen Porter Posted 17 Jul 23:34 BST The Hague Offshore World Championship day 3 The Hague Offshore World Championship day 3New winds yet same class leadersIn contrast to the past few days of light shifty winds, today's superb 12-17 knot southerly breeze made for fast and furious racing on all courses of The Hague Offshore Sailing World Championship 2018.by Dobbs Davis Posted 17 Jul 23:20 BST Volvo Cork Week day 2 Volvo Cork Week day 2Breeze arrives for incredible Fastnet RaceBarry Byrne's Irish Defence Forces team came from behind to win the double points scoring Fastnet Race for the Beaufort Cup. During the 130 mile race, four teams swapped the lead in an intense battle around the Fastnet Lighthouse.by Louay Habib Posted 17 Jul 22:09 BST Rolex TP52 World Championship day 1 Rolex TP52 World Championship day 1A welcome reminder of the flip-side of the racing coinCroatia was exacting. It was the challenge of adapting to new venues. Cascais is an old friend who punishes mistakes, it is about executing perfectly on a totally familiar race course, one which everyone knows where – and when – they want to goby 52 Super Series Posted 17 Jul 22:07 BST Inspirational Day for RYA NI Gold Members Inspirational Day for RYA NI Gold MembersListening to legendary sailor Sir Robin Knox-JohnstonAs a part of the huge Foyle Maritime Festival, which centres around the Clipper fleet currently docked on the River Foyle, the RYA in Northern Ireland took the opportunity to host a reception for their 'Gold' membership on Sunday 15th July.by Tom Jobling Posted 17 Jul 18:06 BST Lymington Town SC Early Summer Series race 7 Lymington Town SC Early Summer Series race 7A gentle sea breeze fills inLymington Town Sailing Club's Summer Early Points race 7 was held on Sunday 15th July. There was very little wind but the forecast was for a gentle sea breeze to fill in around 10:30am and steadily increase during the day.by Rob Martin Posted 17 Jul 17:15 BST French 505 National Championship at Quiberon French 505 National Championship at Quiberon41 boats contest the title including a number of overseas entriesOver the French holiday weekend for Bastille Day and coinciding with the World Cup final, 40 boats contested the 2018 French National 505 Championship at the Ecoile National de Voile in the picturesque Quiberon Peninsula.by Mike Holt Posted 17 Jul 15:02 BST RLymYC Thursday Night Late Series day 3 RLymYC Thursday Night Late Series day 3More tight racing for the J80s in a strong flood tideWith 6-11 knots of breeze and a flood tide, the fourteen J80s were in for a lovely evening. The line bias meant the advantage was to start at the starboard end on port which proved challenging.by Hannah Neve Posted 17 Jul 14:32 BST The fighting spirit of the 12 Metre class The fighting spirit of the 12 Metre classNot mellowed with age at New York Yacht Club's Race WeekMore than three decades after its starring role in the America's Cup came to a close, the 12 Metre class continues to thrill sailors and spectators with competitive racing off the coast of America's first resort.by New York Yacht Club Posted 17 Jul 12:35 BST Young Brits set standard in Youth Worlds opener Young Brits set standard in Youth Worlds openerBlistering start on a blustery opening day at Corpus Christi, TexasWindsurfer Islay Watson and 420 duo Milly Boyle and Vita Heathcote got their World Championship campaigns off to a blistering start in a blustery opening day.by Will Carson, RYA Posted 17 Jul 12:18 BST Yare & Bure Dolle Cup and Centenary Chalice Yare & Bure Dolle Cup and Centenary ChaliceCelebrating ten years since the centenary at Norfolk Broads YCTen years after the acclaimed Centenary Open Meeting at N.B.Y.C. the "White Boat" (Y&BOD) fleet held another celebration event this year.by Bill & Diana Webber Posted 17 Jul 11:52 BST Toppers at Lancing Toppers at LancingRooster South East Travellers' Series eventA fleet of ten Toppers took to the sea at Lancing Beach on a hot Sunday with a variable SW breeze predicted. Race officer David Trout got the racing underway promptly into a 7-9 knot wind, helped by a clean start from the fleet.by David Trout Posted 17 Jul 11:46 BST Cadets at Fishers Green Cadets at Fishers GreenLight winds again, with barely a cloud in sightOver the last few weeks the country has enjoyed sunshine with a huge high pressure established and barely a cloud in sight, however this isn't a great thing for sailing.by Roberto Mancini Posted 17 Jul 11:31 BST Panerai British Classic Week day 2 Panerai British Classic Week day 2Tidal tacticians triumphCowes was again drenched in sunshine as day two of Panerai British Classic Week began. With the scheduled NAB Tower Race postponed until Tuesday to make the most of the forecasted stronger winds, Monday began with a briefing and a planned start for 11am.by Helen Porter Posted 17 Jul 10:24 BST Hansa Nationals at Notts County Hansa Nationals at Notts CountyHighest entry for a number of yearsThe Hansa nationals took place at Notts County Sailing Club over 13th to 15th July. A superb 29 entries, the highest for a number of years, arrived from all parts of the UK, including Scotland, Devon the south and north of Britain.by David Eberlin Posted 17 Jul 07:04 BST Youth Sailing Worlds at Corpus Christi day 1 Youth Sailing Worlds at Corpus Christi day 1Host team enjoys a great start to the regattaMore than 30 years have passed since the Youth Sailing World Championships have been held in the U.S.A, but if the week continues as it started for Team USA this regatta will long be remembered by the 14 American teenage sailors.by World Sailing Posted 17 Jul 02:54 BST The Hague Offshore World Championship day 2 The Hague Offshore World Championship day 2Beau Geste, Sants and Pro4U take early leadsAfter over 24 hours of sailing in light air off the Dutch North Sea coast, the opening act of The Hague Offshore Sailing Worlds has now concluded and the leaders are now known in each of three classes before the second stage of inshore racing begins.by Dobbs Davis Posted 16 Jul 21:23 BST Rolex TP52 World Championship practice race Rolex TP52 World Championship practice racePressure and promise in CascaisThe Rolex TP52 World Championship fleet today had a welcome taste of what the forecasters promise to be a "to order" typical week of northwesterly wind and waves as the nine-boat fleet completed their Official Practice Race.by 52 Super Series Posted 16 Jul 21:12 BST
MS Amlin partners with Round the Island RaceThe MS Amlin UK Yacht Team moved into Cowes, Isle of Wight for this year's Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay, organised by the Island Sailing Club on Saturday, 7th July.An affordable route into foiling Moth sailingOn the surface you'd think Brad Gibson's as the least likely route into foiling Moth sailing, but he's has embraced it fully, and shown that entry into the class with a decent boat and modern control systems is far more accessible than you may think.Park it like you own itThe European sailing season is in full swing, and everyone's sights are set on the Med. Whether you're new to the region, a little rusty or a seasoned pro, stern-to mooring is an essential skill every sailor needs to master.Dremel: The Moth sailor's best friendOne of the familiar sounds in the dinghy park at any International Moth event is the whirr of the battery-powered Dremel and then the grind of carbon.Greece Beach Holiday Offers from £582ppYou're not just staying with us for the week (or two) - you're part of the club. So all our activities, whether they're on dry land or in the water (for you or the children) are included in your holiday.Ian Proctor centenary celebrated todayAs the scorching sun continues to drive a bumper summer of sailing events, it is fitting that today, the 12th July, that we celebrate the centenary of the birth of one of the great architects of our sport.Seldén Mast announce LIVE Q&A with Tracy EdwardsSeldén Mast Ltd are delighted to announce that they will be hosting a LIVE Q&A session with Tracy Edwards MBE at 14.00hrs on Wednesday 19th September on their stand (no J213) at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2018.Shattering the Clipper Race's glass ceilingIn late April, I had the good fortune of joining the Clipper Race for a media-day sail aboard Visit Seattle, during the event's Seattle stop over, where I met Nikki Henderson (UK), Visit Seattle's extremely capable 24-year-old skipper.Basic Rope MaintenanceSalt water and dirt tears away at the fibres of the rope, shortening their lifespan. 'Salty ropes' are damp, thus collect more dirt. Ropes aren't cheap. Proper maintenance ensures you get the most out of your ropes.Harken and the challenge of the Volvo Ocean RaceHarken are the Official Supplier of Deck Hardware for the Volvo Ocean Race and ensure that the fleet is supplied with the very best and most reliable equipment for the duration of the event.Top picks in the Gill OutletWe've done the scrolling so you don't have to! Shop Gill's Outlet top picks. Hurry though, as stock is limited.Ladders!Those of you who regularly follow some of the more in-depth articles that feature on the YachtsandYachting.com website might have noticed that over the past year there has been something of a theme being developed.Noble Marine and the MothsWe spoke to Phil Kilburn of Noble Marine Insurance during the International Moth UK Championship to find out more about his view of the foiling Moths, Noble's relationship with class associations and his own sailing in 2018.B&G's new wind sensors - we speak to Mike SugdenWe spoke to Mike Sugden of B&G about the WS310 and WS320, the new wired and wireless wind sensors launched on the 13th June.Win Musto kit & training sessionLendy Cowes Week has earned international acclaim as the world's best-known sailing regatta. Musto is proud to be the Official Clothing Supplier to the event, as well as sponsoring the Young Skipper Trophy for 2018.Reader Survey: Last chance to take part!Our 2018 Reader Survey closes at the end of this week, so there's still time to take part for the chance to win a Watertight Cool Bag worth £160 from Red Original – experts in everything you'll need for watersports.