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Hansa TT Series at Waveney & Oulton Broad Hansa TT Series at Waveney & Oulton Broad Police activity holds up racing The forecast wasn't overly promising with rain and increasing winds, but 15 boats took to the water. However the first race postponement had nothing to do with the weather as the police had closed the broad due to a search being carried out. by Jon Blankley Posted 17 Aug 22:09 BST Youth Match Racing Worlds overall Youth Match Racing Worlds overall No wind on final day Knowing the forecast promised a dead calm, the YMRWC 2019 Race committee was hoping to see a wind on the water of the Verkh-Isetsky pond this early morning, as it was on the 16th of August. by Natalia Saltanova Posted 17 Aug 20:32 BST Strong British start to Ready Steady Tokyo day 1 Strong British start to Ready Steady Tokyo day 1 Two race wins for Charlotte Dobson and Saskia Tidey in 49erFX Confident starts from both British Nacra 17 pairs - Ben Saxton and Nikki Boniface are third, John Gimson and Anna Burnet are sixth. by British Sailing Team Posted 17 Aug 20:11 BST Mersea Week 2019 Mersea Week 2019 46th edition held in pretty tough conditions on the River Blackwater estuary The 46th annual Mersea Week finished on Friday 16th August, and like most sailing around the country, the racing was held in pretty tough conditions - quite a contrast to the sunshine and sea breezes enjoyed by competitors last year. by Julian Lord Posted 17 Aug 19:32 BST 63rd Shearwater Nationals day 1 63rd Shearwater Nationals day 1 One transom lost before the first gun fired The 63rd Shearwater Nationals kicked off in spectacular style at Brightlingsea Sailing Club, one of the natural homes to catamaran racing. The sailors are in anticipation for an exciting and excellent four days of racing. by Sam Vaughan Posted 17 Aug 18:31 BST Women Dragon Crew Tops Cowes Week Women Dragon Crew Tops Cowes Week 'Aimee' wins in testing conditions on the Solent Cowes Week 2019 saw a full barrage of Autumnal weather conditions batter the island. This resulted in the first two days of racing being cancelled for many of the fleets and classes. by Emma York Posted 17 Aug 18:16 BST Cowes Week 2019 day 8 Cowes Week 2019 day 8 The final day's racing is for the Cowes Town Regatta The historic and prestigious trophies available include the George Oliver Challenge Cup, Royal Cowes Town Regatta Challenge Cup, Sir Godfrey Baring Bowl and Culpan Challenge Cup. by Rupert Holmes / CWL Posted 17 Aug 17:41 BST TridentUK's BEST Summer Sellers! TridentUK's BEST Summer Sellers! Take a peek at some of the products which have been flying off the shelves Take a peek at some of the products which have been flying off the shelves at TridentUK. There's a diverse range there including puncture-proof trolley wheels, wind vanes, clothes and watches. by TridentUK Posted 17 Aug 17:00 BST Youth Match Racing Worlds day 4 Youth Match Racing Worlds day 4 Each flight is worth its weight in gold The fourth day of the racing started with a dead calm but in the afternoon a light breeze started cutting the aquatory of the Verkh-Isetsky pond where the Youth Match Racing World Championship takes place, and later wavelets covered it in full. by Natalia Saltanova Posted 17 Aug 16:19 BST New dates for two Antigua regattas in 2020 New dates for two Antigua regattas in 2020 More than enough going on for all types of yacht throughout the year The Antigua Yacht Racing Calendar is purportedly one of the most all-encompassing, challenging and competitive on the Caribbean Yacht Racing circuit. by Antigua and Barbuda Marine Association Posted 17 Aug 16:01 BST Long Distance Race at Abersoch Long Distance Race at Abersoch Course spanning the St Tudwals Islands to Llanbedrog head Despite a difficult westerly offshore breeze, OOD Andy Teague set an exciting course spanning from the St Tudwals Islands to Llanbedrog head, incorporating plenty of exciting reaches much to the excitement of the ten starters. by Ian Middleton Posted 17 Aug 14:43 BST RS Elite Tri-Handled Trophy Trophy RS Elite Tri-Handled Trophy Trophy For the first RS Elite in Cowes Week overall RS Elite Association chairman Paul Fisk has made a clean sweep of trophies in the RS Elite class in Cowes Week this year, winning the new Chairman's Flute for the first four days and the Tri-Handled Trophy for the first RS Elite in Cowes Week overall. by Alasdair McLeod Posted 17 Aug 14:15 BST Ready Steady Tokyo day 1 Ready Steady Tokyo day 1 Enoshima experience paying off already The official test event of Tokyo 2020, Ready Steady Tokyo - Sailing, got under way today with the first day of racing. The 363 sailors from 47 nations were met with strong winds and big waves in Enoshima, an ideal way to start six days of competition. by Liz Owen, World Sailing Posted 17 Aug 13:51 BST Draycote Water Bank Holiday Pursuit Race Draycote Water Bank Holiday Pursuit Race The club invites visitors to take part The fourth race in Draycote Water Sailing Club's Pursuit Race 2019 series will again be open to visitors from other clubs and takes place on the next Bank Holiday on Monday 26th August. by Ian Macwhinnie Posted 17 Aug 13:21 BST B&G to showcase latest marine electronics B&G to showcase latest marine electronics Southampton Boat Show to feature products for racing New products include the V60-B mid-level VHF radio, the first B&G VHF radio with the capability to send and receive AIS position data, and the WS700 a new vertical wind sensor designed for race yachts and larger cruising yachts. by Dulcie Allen Posted 17 Aug 12:00 BST Finn fleet at Ready Steady Tokyo day 1 Finn fleet at Ready Steady Tokyo day 1 Zsombor Berecz hold leads after epic opening day World champion, Zsombor Berecz, from Hungary, hold the lead after the epic opening day of the Olympic test event - Ready Steady Tokyo - in Enoshima, Japan. Nicholas Heiner, from The Netherlands is second. Giles Scott, from Britain, is third. by Robert Deaves Posted 17 Aug 11:57 BST Garda to host 2020 49er/FX/Nacra 17 Europeans Garda to host 2020 49er/FX/Nacra 17 Europeans The classes return to Garda for the first time since 2012 2020 European Championship for 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 will be jointly held by Fraglia Vela Malcesine and Fraglia Vela Riva on Lake Garda! The best mix of sailing will return to one of the World's most iconic sailing locations. by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 17 Aug 11:14 BST Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy is back Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy is back Some of the most handsome boats will gather once more Feels like yesterday when the Swiss Club launched the idea of an event dedicated to boats one hundred years and more of age, but the Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy will celebrate its ninth anniversary this year in Saint-Tropez. by Gstaad Yacht Club Posted 17 Aug 10:35 BST Rooster to sponsor RS700 & RS800 Nationals Rooster to sponsor RS700 & RS800 Nationals Daily and spot prizes, plus a free bottle holder for each boat Rooster are providing daily prizes for the winning boats of each race on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th September. In addition the 20th boat in each RS800 and one RS700 in each race will receive a spot prize in honour of the 20th Anniversary of the RS800 by Clare Sargent Posted 17 Aug 08:22 BST Port Dinorwic 'home grown' talent wins Port Dinorwic 'home grown' talent wins At te RS Tera World Challenge Trophy in Sweden Port Dinorwic Sailing Club / Clwb Hwylio Y Felinheli (PDSC/CHYF) celebrated the return of six of their youth sailors, including Jac Bailey who brought home the RS Tera World Challenge Trophy in Sweden. by Cathy Goodwin Posted 17 Aug 06:30 BST Cowes Week 2019 day 7 Cowes Week 2019 day 7 Fridays's racing held in an increasing south-southwesterly breeze Fridays's racing in an increasing south-southwesterly breeze determined the overall class winners at Cowes Week, as well as those for Black and White groups and the whole regatta. by Rupert Holmes / CWL Posted 17 Aug 05:53 BST 2019 SSAB ORC European Championship day 4 2019 SSAB ORC European Championship day 4 The fur flies with one day left Perfect conditions for close racing continued Friday in the SSAB ORC European Championship 2019, with a 10-14 knot southerly breeze on the Baltic prompting an increase in aggression as the fleet heads into its final day of racing on Saturday. by ORC Media Posted 17 Aug 04:29 BST Get your MS Amlin Seamanship Award nomination in Get your MS Amlin Seamanship Award nomination in Entry closes at midnight on Tuesday 20th August Your chance to enter the MS Amlin Seamanship Award 2019 closes at midnight on Tuesday 20th August. by Chris Jones Posted 16 Aug 20:34 BST Salcombe Yacht Club Annual Regatta Salcombe Yacht Club Annual Regatta A huge mix of sun, wind and rain for the 183 competing boats There was a huge mix of sun, wind and rain during the 124th Salcombe Gin sponsored SYC annual Regatta and the 183 competing boats in sixteen different classes were challenged on the water with plenty of navigation decisions in a busy estuary. by Malcolm Mackley Posted 16 Aug 17:55 BST Finn fleet set for Ready Steady Tokyo test event Finn fleet set for Ready Steady Tokyo test event The fleet includes 17 nations and 12 sailors who competed in Rio 2016 A fleet of 22 Finns, three larger than next year's Olympic Regatta, has gathered in Enoshima for the 2019 Olympic test event - Ready Steady Tokyo. by Robert Deaves Posted 16 Aug 17:12 BST Learn something new this summer Learn something new this summer Or you can just hit the sun-lounger… hard! Discover our beautiful beach clubs in the Greek islands and try lots of activities: Take part in our daily beach fitness classes, join our guided bike rides or earn yourself a new RYA sailing or windsurfing qualification; it's all inclusive. by Ocean Elements Posted 16 Aug 17:00 BST Paris 2024 Mixed Offshore explanatory film Paris 2024 Mixed Offshore explanatory film A Mixed Two Person Offshore Keelboat event will be on the programme The Mixed Two Person Offshore Keelboat will join kiteboarding, windsurfing, multihulls, singlehanded and doublehanded dinghies and skiffs, promoting the diversity of the sport. by World Sailing Posted 16 Aug 15:49 BST Extra 10% Off MUSTO BR1 & BR2 Extra 10% Off MUSTO BR1 & BR2 This Weekend at CoastWaterSports A minimum of 10% off on all Musto products this Weekend at CoastWaterSports - the ultimate destination for sailing and training gear. by CoastWaterSports Posted 16 Aug 12:48 BST Gerardo stands for President of World Sailing Gerardo stands for President of World Sailing A letter from Gerardo Seeliger to all Finn sailors After much consideration and thought, our President of Honour and Finn sailor friend, Gerardo Seeliger, has decided to stand for the President of World Sailing in the 2020 elections. by Robert Deaves Posted 16 Aug 12:30 BST Hornet Nationals Runners & Riders Hornet Nationals Runners & Riders Racing starts on the River Blackwater tomorrow Only one day to go before the start of the RYA National Hornet class championships hosted by Stone Sailing club within the River Blackwater estuary in deepest, darkest Essex (17-20th August). by Tom Guy Posted 16 Aug 12:13 BST 2019 SSAB ORC European Championship day 3 2019 SSAB ORC European Championship day 3 No change in class leaders, but two inshore races held today After a long day yesterday for Classes B and C and one that drifted into the night for some teams in Class A, the offshore race results are in with some new names at the top of the race results but the leaders in each class remain unchanged. by ORC Media Posted 16 Aug 11:03 BST America's Cup: Teams talk ahead of AC75 launch America's Cup: Teams talk ahead of AC75 launch The first AC75's are expected to be launched in September bringing to an end 18 month's anticipation It is always a big deal in any America's Cup cycle when the first tranche of AC Class yachts is revealed. Fans and teams alike pore over every photograph and video they can get their hands on to analyse each teams' design. by America's Cup Media Posted 16 Aug 10:58 BST Youth Match Racing Worlds day 3 Youth Match Racing Worlds day 3 The third racing day: using each chance The weather forecast for the 15th of August, third day of the Youth Match Racing World Championship, promised us a dead calm. The wind started blowing suddenly; it threw off a thick fog over the Verkh-Isetsky pond. by Natalia Saltanova Posted 16 Aug 10:43 BST Unbeatable Yachting Offers from P&B Unbeatable Yachting Offers from P&B Great discounts on clothing, footwear and accessories Let's face it, inshore and offshore yachting can be an expensive hobby, what with mooring fees, insurance costs and club memberships. P&B have put together some great discounts on clothing, footwear and accessories from some of your favourite brands. by P&B Posted 16 Aug 09:00 BST Miracle Nationals at Pwllehli day 5 Miracle Nationals at Pwllehli day 5 Grabbing the gap between the gales to conclude the event Grabbing the gap between the gales our fleets sailed after a two hour postponement to fit in the last three championship races. Could the Mifsuds hang on to their lead while being challenged by both the Fryetts and the Southwells? by Brian Jones Posted 16 Aug 06:59 BST Cowes Week 2019 day 6 Cowes Week 2019 day 6 A breezy day on the Solent, with powerful gusts to 25 knots The Quarter Ton class is renowned for thrills and spills in stronger winds. Today Sir Keith Mills' Cote led around much of the course, challenged initially by Oscar Strugstad's Dawn Raid, before the latter broke the spinnaker pole in a broach. by Rupert Holmes / CWL Posted 15 Aug 19:59 BST 2019 SSAB ORC European Championship day 2 2019 SSAB ORC European Championship day 2 Perfect breeze and sunny skies produces a fast and close race Class A is racing 79.0 miles, Class B 68.2 miles and Class C 60.6 miles, and after a start at 10:00 this morning they are expected to start crossing the finish line in the harbor of Oxelosund starting at sundown. by ORC Media Posted 15 Aug 18:42 BST Pip Hare defies the odds in Fastnet Race Pip Hare defies the odds in Fastnet Race 20-year-old boat should have been towards the back, not leading On paper, Poole-based round-the-world sailor Pip Hare's 20-year-old boat should have been towards the back of her class, but instead she led the westbound charge from Start Point to the Scillies. by Saltwater Stone Posted 15 Aug 18:11 BST D-One National Championship at South Shields D-One National Championship at South Shields Giles Chipperfield wins, as the only helm to take two bullets The competitors woke to torrential rain and breeze, not as much as forecast but enough to make it interesting. PRO Jason Riby explained that due to the sea conditions he would be unable to send us out across the bar. by Tyler Harmsworth Posted 15 Aug 17:40 BST Pathfinder Women at the Helm Regatta preview Pathfinder Women at the Helm Regatta preview Unique regatta in Ireland with only female captains Women are being encouraged to get involved in sailing and develop skills that will help them in all walks of life at a unique regatta where all of the boats must have female captains. by Treasa Cox Posted 15 Aug 17:12 BST Master the Elements with Musto Master the Elements with Musto You can't control the elements, but you can master them The elements. Sometimes your worst enemy, sometimes your best friend. Always an unpredictable and untamable opponent. by Musto Posted 15 Aug 16:00 BST Topper joins RYA OnBoard Topper joins RYA OnBoard RYA delighted to welcome Topper International as an Official Supplier Building upon its already successful relationship with the RYA's OnBoard initiative, Topper International has already helped hundreds of thousands of young people try sailing through the RYA's national programme. by Helen Skelton-Smith Posted 15 Aug 15:47 BST Channel Islands Hobie Cat Championships preview Channel Islands Hobie Cat Championships preview To be held in St. Aubin's Bay over the August Bank Holiday weekend Channel Islands Hobie Cats are preparing for the main Championship event of the year being held in St. Aubin's Bay over the August Bank Holiday weekend. by Gordon Burgis Posted 15 Aug 14:54 BST Trinity House RYA Yachtmaster Scholarship Trinity House RYA Yachtmaster Scholarship £30,000 scholarship fund already having an impact One year on, the scholarship has seen grants awarded to eight deserving individuals, aiding career progression through opportunities for further training. by Becky Gilbert-Wood Posted 15 Aug 14:00 BST Youth Match Racing Worlds days 1 & 2 Youth Match Racing Worlds days 1 & 2 Australian CYCA team lead after the first Round Robin It was a good racing day, - said Anna Deyanova, Course representative. - the wind started from six knots and up to seventeen knots, so we were able to complete twelve flights (three matches each) and two matches of the thirteen flight. by Natalia Saltanova Posted 15 Aug 12:58 BST Ready Steady Tokyo preview Ready Steady Tokyo preview Sailing to set the 2020 Olympic scene one year out Overall, 30 individual medallists from Rio 2016, as well as an additional 11 from London 2012, are amongst the 363 sailors competing at Ready Steady Tokyo. by Liz Owen, World Sailing Posted 15 Aug 12:57 BST Bomby & Diamond clinch podium Fastnet position Bomby & Diamond clinch podium Fastnet position Campaigning the new Sun Fast 3300 from Jeanneau With the completion of the 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race and podium positions decided, the mixed double handed crew of Henry Bomby and Hannah Diamond received the confirmation of their IRC 3A win along with first mixed doublehanded crew. by Mark Angell Posted 15 Aug 12:03 BST Marine Industry Salary Survey Marine Industry Salary Survey To better understand the UK marine industry Specialist recruitment consultancy, Marine Resources, has partnered with British Marine and Maritime UK to launch the first ever national salary survey for the marine industry. by Richard Broughton Posted 15 Aug 12:00 BST
TridentUK's BEST Summer Sellers!Take a peek at some of the products which have been flying off the shelves at TridentUK. There's a diverse range there including puncture-proof trolley wheels, wind vanes, clothes and watches.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.B&G to showcase latest marine electronicsNew products include the V60-B mid-level VHF radio, the first B&G VHF radio with the capability to send and receive AIS position data, and the WS700 a new vertical wind sensor designed for race yachts and larger cruising yachts.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.Get your MS Amlin Seamanship Award nomination inYour chance to enter the MS Amlin Seamanship Award 2019 closes at midnight on Tuesday 20th August.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...Learn something new this summerDiscover our beautiful beach clubs in the Greek islands and try lots of activities: Take part in our daily beach fitness classes, join our guided bike rides or earn yourself a new RYA sailing or windsurfing qualification; it's all inclusive.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?Extra 10% Off MUSTO BR1 & BR2A minimum of 10% off on all Musto products this Weekend at CoastWaterSports - the ultimate destination for sailing and training gear.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..Unbeatable Yachting Offers from P&BLet's face it, inshore and offshore yachting can be an expensive hobby, what with mooring fees, insurance costs and club memberships. P&B have put together some great discounts on clothing, footwear and accessories from some of your favourite brands.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...Master the Elements with MustoThe elements. Sometimes your worst enemy, sometimes your best friend. Always an unpredictable and untamable opponent.Please 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 sailorTrinity House RYA Yachtmaster ScholarshipOne year on, the scholarship has seen grants awarded to eight deserving individuals, aiding career progression through opportunities for further training.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.