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Finn Silver Cup day 2 Finn Silver Cup day 2 Joan Cardona moves ahead as U23 Worlds passes half way stage Joan Cardona, from Spain, holds a three-point lead at the 2019 U23 Finn World Championship for the Jorg Bruder Finn Silver Cup in Anzio, Italy, as the event passes the half way stage. Six races are done, with five to go. by Robert Deaves Posted 17 Jul 22:56 BST Double honours at Tour Voile Act 5 Double honours at Tour Voile Act 5 Oman's two professional teams take the first two spots The first of four Nautical Stadium days scheduled for the Mediterranean legs of the Tour Voile brought thrills and spills for the teams, and provided sensational viewing for the many spectators gathered along the beach of Port Barcarès for the occasion. by Tour Voile Posted 17 Jul 22:35 BST Hempel Youth Sailing Worlds day 3 Hempel Youth Sailing Worlds day 3 Gdynia's Tytus Butowski shines on home waters Local sailor Tytus Butowski is leading the hopes of the home nation at the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships in Gdynia, Poland, sitting atop of the Boy's Laser Radial fleet. by World Sailing Posted 17 Jul 21:33 BST Windsurfing & Kiteboarding World Cup preview Windsurfing & Kiteboarding World Cup preview Summertime means for the pros above all: Fuerteventura For 34 years, Canary Island has been hosting windsurfing world championships. And of course, kitesurfers are also back again. Since the professionalization of the sport 19 years ago, the kiters have been taking part with their world championship events. by Christian Tillmanns Posted 17 Jul 20:32 BST Cascais 52 Super Series Sailing Week day 2 Cascais 52 Super Series Sailing Week day 2 Solid Quantum Racing are holding off consistent rivals Two solid second places from the windiest day of racing so far of the 2019 52 SUPER SERIES sees Quantum Racing three points clear at the top of the Cascais 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week. The winds topped 25 knots at times. by 52 Super Series Posted 17 Jul 20:24 BST RS200s at Parkstone RS200s at Parkstone No Sandbanks ferry to worry about, just the jellyfish 41 boats including 25 visitors were welcomed by Parkstone Yacht Club for the West Country Boat Repairs Southwest Ugly Tour, this year combined with the SEAS, and also GP4 in the Rooster national tour. by Owain Hughes & Poppy Husband Posted 17 Jul 18:14 BST RS Sailing latest UK news and offers RS Sailing latest UK news and offers Whether you're having beach fun or off to a championships With a busy summer ahead, take a moment to find out about our lastest news and offers at RS Sailing. Whether you will be having some beach fun with your family or competing at championships we hope you have an awesome summer. by RS Sailing Posted 17 Jul 17:00 BST Panerai British Classic Week day 3 Panerai British Classic Week day 3 Sunshine in abundance but a distinct lack of consistent wind Tuesday of Panerai British Classic Week started with sunshine in abundance but a distinct lack of consistent wind. The AP flag was raised by the Royal Yacht Squadron race office, before briefing was held in the Panerai hospitality marquee over coffee. by Helen Porter Posted 17 Jul 16:43 BST Taittinger tops 200 entries Taittinger tops 200 entries Royal Solent YC regatta begins next Friday The record for entry numbers at the Taittinger Royal Solent Yacht Club Regatta, in association with Rouse Limited, has been broken again for this year's event with 208 boats currently scheduled to race in the Western Solent on 27th and 28th July. by Oliver Dewar Posted 17 Jul 16:04 BST Charlestown's first ever Classic Sail Festival Charlestown's first ever Classic Sail Festival Taking place in the Inner Harbour at the UNESCO World Heritage Site Highlights will include the Parade of Sail as a fleet of classic ships sail into the harbour, a live broadcast from Pirate FM's Johnny and Holly, and live music including the headline act 'Mad Dog Mcrea'. by Jaimie Poyner Posted 17 Jul 15:51 BST Noble Marine Supernova Travellers at Bowmoor Noble Marine Supernova Travellers at Bowmoor 32 helms visit the Cotswolds Thirty-two sailors made the start line for the 2019 Bowmoor SC Supernova Open in the Cotswolds. Given that the Nationals were only two weeks ago and we are just before the traditional summer holiday period, this was a great turn-out. by Ellen Clancy Posted 17 Jul 14:55 BST Enterprises at the Tynemouth Regatta Enterprises at the Tynemouth Regatta Light winds and a lumpy sea cause some to feel rather ill 14 boats arrived in a bustling Tynemouth on the North East coast of England. The wind was none existent and the sea state was fairly flat. And we set sail for racing in the south bay as we was promised more breeze. by Steve Blackburn Posted 17 Jul 14:16 BST Wayfarer International Championships preview Wayfarer International Championships preview Ireland to host UK National and Irish National Championships too The jamboree known as the Wayfarer International Championships, UK National Championships and Irish National Championships is going to be hosted by Greystones SC (Co Wicklow) from 20-26 July 2019. by Tim Townsend Posted 17 Jul 12:57 BST What's the formula at Salcombe Gin Merlin Week? What's the formula at Salcombe Gin Merlin Week? Unique in the dinghy sailing calendar and wildly successful 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. by Mark Jardine Posted 17 Jul 12:00 BST MAA celebrates its 10th anniversary MAA celebrates its 10th anniversary The team enjoy lunch at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes On Tuesday 16th July marine marketing agency, MAA, celebrated its 10th anniversary. To mark the occasion the MAA team enjoyed lunch at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes, travelling in style from Gosport onboard Wetwheels Solent. by Susannah Hart Posted 17 Jul 11:19 BST Lewis Haig named RYA Yachtmaster of the Year 2018 Lewis Haig named RYA Yachtmaster of the Year 2018 For his exceptional demonstration of sailing skills during the exam Young Scotsman, Lewis Haig, has been named as the recipient of the RYA Yachtmaster™ of the Year award 2018, for his exceptional demonstration of sailing skills during his RYA Yachtmaster™ certificate of competence exam. by Becky Gilbert-Wood Posted 17 Jul 11:06 BST Finn Silver Cup day 1 Finn Silver Cup day 1 Nils Theuninck of Switzerland on top after fantastic first day Nils Theuninck, from Switzerland, leads the U23 Finn World Championship, for the Finn Silver Cup, after the event got under way in Anzio, Italy, on Tuesday in fantastic sailing conditions. Former winner, Oskari Muhonen, from Finland is in second. by Robert Deaves Posted 17 Jul 11:05 BST Haulfryn Dragon Edinburgh Cup day 1 Haulfryn Dragon Edinburgh Cup day 1 Bullets for Harry and Jaguar in Abersoch A beautiful warm morning greeted the Dragon sailors at the South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club (SCYC) on the first day of the Haulfryn Edinburgh Cup. The 71st British Dragon Nationals started under postponement for two hours while the wind filled in. by Emma York Posted 17 Jul 10:39 BST ATPI Sports Events to partner the Clipper Race ATPI Sports Events to partner the Clipper Race Unified, seamless and cost-effective travel expertise Adam Knights, Regional Managing Director, UK, France, Benelux, ATPI Group, said: "The Clipper Race is one of the world's furthest travelling sports, covering 40,000 miles divided into eight legs. by Grace Kitching Posted 17 Jul 09:00 BST Rossborough Round the Island Race preview Rossborough Round the Island Race preview Circumnavigating Jersey since 1931 The Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club's annual 'Rossborough Round the Island Race' 2019 is open for entries. Scheduled for Sunday 4th August, this will be the fourth race under the Rossborough Insurance banner. by Bill Harris Posted 17 Jul 08:03 BST Vortex Northerns at Yorkshire Dales Vortex Northerns at Yorkshire Dales Hot tubs hired for the weekend A fleet of nine keen Vortex sailors, from as far as London and Glasgow, arrived on Saturday at Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club to a mirror-like reservoir. Not the usual for Grimwith! by Vortex Class Association Posted 17 Jul 07:54 BST EAORA Offshore Regatta EAORA Offshore Regatta Harwich to Ostend, Ostend to Ramsgate and Ramsgate back to Harwich The EAORA Offshore Regatta – also known as the triangle – comprises three races, from Harwich to Ostend, Ostend to Ramsgate and Ramsgate back to Harwich, over four days. It has become the highlight of the season for many competitors. by Cathy Brown Posted 17 Jul 07:46 BST Lymington Thursday Night Late Series day 3 Lymington Thursday Night Late Series day 3 A fresh South-Westerly breeze and a switching tide A fresh South-Westerly breeze during Thursday afternoon moderated to 15 kts by the time a fleet of 80 yachts came to contest the third race of Spencers Estate Agents Thursday Evening Late Series. by Vicky Leen Posted 17 Jul 06:59 BST Hempel Youth Sailing Worlds day 2 Hempel Youth Sailing Worlds day 2 Maltese consistency hands them slender advantage Maltese sisters Antonia and Victoria Schultheis found the right note at the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships as the Girl's 29er fleet commenced their competition. by World Sailing Posted 17 Jul 05:14 BST Governor's Cup 2019 at Balboa Yacht Club day 1 Governor's Cup 2019 at Balboa Yacht Club day 1 Finn Tapper (AUS) and Leonard Takahashi (NZL) early leaders If you like upsets, lead changes and a last-minute surprise at the start-finish line which had a major impact on the standings, you would have loved the first day of Balboa Yacht Club's 53rd Governor's Cup International Youth Match Racing Championship. by Susan Kenney Posted 17 Jul 04:52 BST Leaders past halfway point in Transpac 50 Leaders past halfway point in Transpac 50 82 teams press on as rescuers and the rescued arrive safe At about 2 AM PDT, a small crowd gathered at the docks of Windward Yacht Center to await the arrival of a 68-foot sailboat with 19 people aboard. This was 10 more than the 9 they left with from Long Beach back on Saturday at the third start by Transpacific Yacht Club Posted 17 Jul 04:43 BST Hamilton Island Race Week: 200 entries & climbing Hamilton Island Race Week: 200 entries & climbing 200 entries for Hamilton Island Race Week A yacht with a name that says it all for its now retired owner is the 200th entry for Hamilton Island Race Week, which will be staged on the picturesque tropical waters of the Whitsundays next month. by Rob Mundle Posted 17 Jul 04:34 BST 24th Waller Harris 2-Handed Triangle Race 24th Waller Harris 2-Handed Triangle Race Jersey sees a 16-strong fleet come to the line Although by no means a new phenomenon, there is little doubt that two-handed sailing is reaching new levels of popularity in global yacht racing circles. by Bill Harris Posted 16 Jul 22:20 BST 2019 Tour Voile Act 5 - Coastal Raid 2019 Tour Voile Act 5 - Coastal Raid 40-mile course took the crews on a very long beat along the coast Today's performance by Golfe du Morbihan Breizh Cola has allowed them to squeeze into fourth place, pushing Oman's Renaissance Services, skippered by Stevie Morrison, back to fifth overall. by Tour Voile Posted 16 Jul 22:18 BST Cascais 52 Super Series Sailing Week day 1 Cascais 52 Super Series Sailing Week day 1 Quantum Racing execute a typical Cascais race-winning strategy Quantum Racing's three-point aggregate sees them three points clear of three boats - Provezza, Bronenosec and Azzurra - after the first day of racing at this renowned high-wind venue where last year they won the Rolex TP52 World Championship. by 52 Super Series Posted 16 Jul 21:58 BST Etchells European Championship Etchells European Championship The term Ante-Christ was used a number of times The International Etchells European Championship was hosted by the Royal London Yacht Club and took place over three days on the Solent. 17 boats entered including four youth boats and seven Corinthian boats. by Jan Ford Posted 16 Jul 21:45 BST RS Aeros at Kielder Water RS Aeros at Kielder Water Every leg turned into a beat at some point The first boat out in good time to make the start line by 11:00 missed the coffee break enjoyed by the other four during the postponement to await the infill of wind. by Andrew Molyneux Posted 16 Jul 20:03 BST Magic Marine Solo Nation's Cup overall Magic Marine Solo Nation's Cup overall Prayers were answered with the sound of the klaxon It had been a memorable evening, the class dinner was a huge success and the applause for class President Doug Latta must have given him a warm feeling. by Will Loy Posted 16 Jul 19:35 BST Cascais 52 Super Series Sailing Week preview Cascais 52 Super Series Sailing Week preview Alegre looking for a repeat performance Cascais and the Rolex TP52 World Championship was the best regatta last year for Andy Soriano's Alegre and as the British-flagged team return this week to the famous Portuguese strong wind racing arena for the Cascais 52 Super Series Sailing Week by 52 Super Series Posted 16 Jul 18:14 BST Laserfest 2019 at Whitstable Laserfest 2019 at Whitstable Light winds and long hours on the water The third annual Laserfest at Whitstable YC - sponsored by Sailing Chandlery and Lothbury Wealth Management - will be remembered for light winds and long hours on the water. by Jon Bentman Posted 16 Jul 17:25 BST 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race - Preview 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race - Preview A record-breaking fleet of more than 400 yachts has entered the 48th edition The premier event in the racing calendar of the organizer, the RORC, the 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race starts on 3 August. The course is westwards from the Royal Yacht Squadron line to the Fastnet Rock off southern Ireland and back to the finish at Plymouth. by Quinag Posted 16 Jul 17:17 BST B&G proud to support the Zer0Emissions project B&G proud to support the Zer0Emissions project The race against sea pollution B&G, the world's leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist are pleased to announce their support of the Zer°emission project. Headed up by Samuli Leisti, the goal of the project is to raise awareness of sea pollution. by Gemma Davies Posted 16 Jul 17:00 BST Monaco Classic Week preview Monaco Classic Week preview Stars and Stripes forever! Monaco Classic Week, the Yacht Club de Monaco's biennial flagship event opens in style on Wednesday 11th September with a rendition of America's most famous Sousa march, 'Stars & Stripes forever', performed by the naval military band. by Isabelle Andrieux Posted 16 Jul 14:26 BST Dart 18 South West Championships preview Dart 18 South West Championships preview Cornwall's biggest cat racing event of the year is coming to Falmouth 40+ racing catamarans will be competing at the Dart 18 catamaran South West Championships starting the 20th of July. This is also one of the tour events for the UK National Dart 18 Series too. by Peter Stephens Posted 16 Jul 13:14 BST The Marlow Rope Show: We speak to David Mossman The Marlow Rope Show: We speak to David Mossman As an extremely knowledgeable crowd in Lymington learn some new tricks We spoke to David Mossman of Marlow Ropes after he had just delivered a 'Rope Show' to an extremely knowledgeable crowd at Lymington Town Sailing Club, asking some very specific questions. by Mark Jardine Posted 16 Jul 12:00 BST Noble Marine Lightning 368 Sea Championships Noble Marine Lightning 368 Sea Championships No Claridges at the Lymington Regatta means a chance for mere mortals With both John and Robbie Claridge not racing Lightnings on their home water, there was a chance for mere mortals to show their mettle, with seven contenders making the journey down to the South Coast. by John Butler Posted 16 Jul 11:46 BST Flying Fifteens at Dun Laoghaire Flying Fifteens at Dun Laoghaire Gorman & Doorly dominate biggest domestic regatta of the season! In advance of the Subaru-sponsored Flying Fifteen World Championships in Dun Laoghaire in September, the local fleet had the small matter of the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta to attend to! by Cormac Bradley Posted 16 Jul 10:56 BST VX Ones in the Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy VX Ones in the Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy Line honours in just under 3 hours 30 minutes It was great to see 14 VX Ones assemble at Ullswater YC for the Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy from as far afield as Lymington, Chichester and the Isle of Man. Unfortunately the wind wasn't as impressive: variable in strength and direction all weekend. by VX One class association Posted 16 Jul 10:16 BST Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Award jury announced Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Award jury announced A prestigious international jury will preside over the 10th Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Award The Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image photo competition has announced the composition of its international jury 2019. Ricardo Pinto, professional sailing photographer and winner of the previous edition, Rob Hodgetts, international sports journalist by Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Posted 16 Jul 09:10 BST The Multi 50 Arkema 4 taking shape The Multi 50 Arkema 4 taking shape Launch being scheduled for Spring 2020 Designed by marine architect Romaric Neyhousser, this innovative trimaran will be skippered by Quentin Vlamynck under the watchful eye of Lalou Roucayrol who manages the project and takes on the role of coach. by Team Arkema Posted 16 Jul 08:09 BST Rolex Middle Sea Race - Les than 100 days to go Rolex Middle Sea Race - Les than 100 days to go Entries continue to climb with 58 yachts from 17 countries so far The Rolex Middle Sea Race is once again proving to have magnetic appeal, with 58 yachts from 17 countries so far registered for the 2019 edition. Malta's rumour mill reports a number of other boats with logistics in place. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 16 Jul 07:17 BST Finn Silver Cup practice day Finn Silver Cup practice day Racing starts Tuesday in Anzio The fleet of young Finn sailors in Anzio are ready and waiting to start racing at the 2019 U23 World Championship for the Jorg Bruder Finn Silver Cup. by Robert Deaves Posted 16 Jul 07:15 BST Melges IC37 class at New York day 1 Melges IC37 class at New York day 1 Blazer takes an early lead in the 175th Anniversary Regatta Newport turned on the glamor for the first day of racing at the New York Yacht Club 175th Anniversary Regatta, providing pristine conditions for the Melges IC37 Fleet. by Melges Performance Sailboats Posted 16 Jul 07:11 BST
RS Sailing latest UK news and offersWith a busy summer ahead, take a moment to find out about our lastest news and offers at RS Sailing. Whether you will be having some beach fun with your family or competing at championships we hope you have an awesome summer.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.Lewis Haig named RYA Yachtmaster of the Year 2018Young Scotsman, Lewis Haig, has been named as the recipient of the RYA Yachtmaster™ of the Year award 2018, for his exceptional demonstration of sailing skills during his RYA Yachtmaster™ certificate of competence exam.The Marlow Rope Show: We speak to David MossmanWe spoke to David Mossman of Marlow Ropes after he had just delivered a 'Rope Show' to an extremely knowledgeable crowd at Lymington Town Sailing Club, asking some very specific questions.ATPI Sports Events to partner the Clipper RaceAdam Knights, Regional Managing Director, UK, France, Benelux, ATPI Group, said: "The Clipper Race is one of the world's furthest travelling sports, covering 40,000 miles divided into eight legs.The Good OilThis week I've been fortunate enough to have spoken with a lot of terrific sailors and unreal people. So let's just get straight into it then: Our first sailor is none other than the great Tom Slingsby.B&G proud to support the Zer0Emissions projectB&G, the world's leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist are pleased to announce their support of the Zer°emission project. Headed up by Samuli Leisti, the goal of the project is to raise awareness of sea pollution.In conversation with David 'Sid' HowlettHear the story behind the medals as Mark Jardine talks to Olympic Sailing 'Coach To The Stars' David Howlett. Howlett has helped coach some of the sports biggest names to Gold, find out how in this in-depth interview into his career.MS Amlin go Round the IslandMS Amlin Yacht, the boat insurance specialists, have now been race partners of Round the Island Race for 17 consecutive years and are one of the longest standing partners in one of the largest yacht races in the world.Make 2019 count! Food and drinkThere are a number of ways we can make our food and drink choices more sustainable. We are going to concentrate on two main strands here. First packaging and simple ways to slim down our plastic use and second the actual food we choose to consume.Clip on with care, new RYA video urgesYou wouldn't drive, take a plane journey or tear around a roller coaster ride without being properly strapped in, so why tackle the waves without being secured to your boat? That's the safety message being delivered in a new RYA video.Ben Ainslie and Henri LloydWhen Hans Eckerström and Magnus Liljeblad relaunched the Henri Lloyd brand, they recognised the importance of quality, heritage and strong brand representatives.New Gill Bags and more from Trident-UKGill 60L Tarp Barrel Bag: This durable Tarpaulin Barrel Bag with padded base reinforcement is the ideal option for packing all your essentials for a trip on and off the water.Sunsail Funding the Future winners announcedPrestwick SC were thrilled to find out this week they had won Sunsail's Funding the Future competition for 2018-19. Prestwick's sailors scooped the £5,000 grant and celebrated at the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation Watersports Centre in Portsmouth.Icom IC-SAT100 PTT Satellite Radio Available NowThe IC-SAT100 is a unique Satellite PTT handheld radio that uses the Iridium satellite communication network. Unlike a satellite phone, the IC-SAT100 will provide radio service to users with the push of a PTT (Press to Talk) button.Aussie InvasionIt really is terribly hard not to get the Boxing Kangaroo out right now. In the third instalment of SailGP in NYC, Team AUS made it through to their third consecutive final, having won the previous two. The event was won by Team Japan...