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Action-packed 24 hours in Regata dei Tre Golfi Action-packed 24 hours in Regata dei Tre Golfi The race had five different leaders, with massive reshuffles Light weather yacht racing can easily be frustrating or boring. But the 69th edition of the Circolo del Remo e della Vela Italia's Regata dei Tre Golfi was definitely not. by James Boyd / International Maxi Association Posted 18 May 20:02 BST Lymington XOD Wednesday Series Week 3 Lymington XOD Wednesday Series Week 3 Southerly(ish) breeze consistently inconsistent in direction Setting Wednesday's XOD course proved to be quite tricky business for the race team. As usual, the light southerly(ish) breeze was consistently inconsistent in direction. by John Ollif-Cooper Posted 18 May 19:57 BST 2024 Formula Kite Worlds in Hyères, France Day 5 2024 Formula Kite Worlds in Hyères, France Day 5 Triple-bullet boost for Newland before final Defending champions Max Maeder and Lauriane Nolot go into the final day of the 2024 Formula Kite World Championships in pole position. by IKA Media / Andy Rice Posted 18 May 18:43 BST RS 30th Anniversary Regatta Day 1 RS 30th Anniversary Regatta Day 1 What makes the RS Classes so special? The sailors! Three decades of fun later and RS Sailing's passion for our sport has been unwavering. But what makes the RS Classes so special? The sailors! by Bex Foot, RS Sailing Posted 18 May 16:59 BST New look and feel for MyBoat New look and feel for MyBoat GJW Direct's boating organiser is great for managing your boat-related admin MyBoat takes the hassle out of sailing and leaves you more time to enjoy life on the water. Plus, all GJW Direct policyholders automatically get access to discounts on top marine brands, via the MyBoat website. by GJW Direct Posted 18 May 12:00 BST America's Cup: I name this boat 'Britannia'! America's Cup: I name this boat 'Britannia'! INEOS Britannia have formally christened their America's Cup Challenger in Barcelona INEOS Britannia have formally christened their America's Cup Challenger 'Britannia' in a short ceremony at the team's base in Barcelona. by Sail-World.com/NZ Posted 18 May 11:38 BST Model yacht race makes a splash Model yacht race makes a splash Southampton Solent University tradition spans almost 50 years A winner has emerged victorious at Solent University, Southampton following a high-octane race of model yachts at Gosport Boating Lake. by Southampton Solent University Posted 18 May 11:36 BST Round the Island Race Shoreside Hospitality Venue Round the Island Race Shoreside Hospitality Venue Competitors have just under a month to wait until the race The countdown begins! Competitors have just under a month to wait until the 2024 edition of Round the Island Race, which will take place on Saturday 15th June 2024. by Round the Island Race Posted 18 May 11:04 BST Border Counties Midweek Sailing at Shotwick Lake Border Counties Midweek Sailing at Shotwick Lake A fantastic fleet returns to its 'spiritual home' On Tuesday 14th May, Border Counties Midweek Sailing returned to its 'spiritual home' at Shotwick Lake, located just a few metres into Wales on the border with England. Fifteen visiting boats joined nine home boats to make a fantastic fleet. by Dave Turtle Posted 18 May 08:17 BST Banque Populaire Grand-Ouest Trophy Preview Banque Populaire Grand-Ouest Trophy Preview Paul Morvan and Tom Dolan pair up for the 735 nautical mile marathon At 735 nautical miles long, the Banque Populaire Grand Ouest Trophy race which starts Saturday 1300hrs local time, is one of the longest offshore courses of the 2024 season for Ireland's Tom Dolan. by Tom Dolan Racing Posted 18 May 08:04 BST World Sailing Transgender Participation Policy World Sailing Transgender Participation Policy The World Sailing Council has voted to adopt new eligibility rules for transgender athletes World Sailing Council has voted to adopt new eligibility rules for transgender athletes at the federation's 2024 Mid Year Meeting. by World Sailing Posted 18 May 07:33 BST 2024 Formula Kite Worlds in Hyères, France Day 4 2024 Formula Kite Worlds in Hyères, France Day 4 Multiple pile-up in women's fleet Perhaps one of the reasons why reigning World Champions Max Maeder and Lauriane Nolot manage to win so many races is because they have enough speed to stay out of trouble. by IKA Media / Andy Rice Posted 17 May 19:42 BST Evening The Keel - Part One: Female Sailor Evening The Keel - Part One: Female Sailor Pro female sailors talk equality, motherhood, and getting ahead in a male dominated sport Meet the women making waves. We are proud to introduce Evening The Keel, a Musto series in collaboration with @WorldSailingTV, where pro female sailors talk equality, motherhood, and getting ahead in a male dominated sport. by Musto Posted 17 May 16:00 BST Regata dei Tre Golfi offshore sets sail Regata dei Tre Golfi offshore sets sail 69th edition signals the start of the IMA Maxi Europeans The 69th edition of the Circolo del Remo e della Vela Italia's offshore race, the Regata dei Tre Golfi sets sail this afternoon (Friday, 17 May) at 1635 from Naples' Porticciolo di Santa Lucia. by James Boyd / International Maxi Association Posted 17 May 15:46 BST Seldén Mast's latest Race GRIP winch handle Seldén Mast's latest Race GRIP winch handle Incorporating an innovative and logical solution to the locking mechanism Swedish marine equipment manufacturer Seldén Mast is pleased to announce its latest series of patented Race GRIP winch handles, which have been designed to offer a more practical solution to the locking mechanism for a more seamless sailing experience. by Seldén Mast Posted 17 May 14:30 BST East Anglian Maritime Awards East Anglian Maritime Awards Blackwater Sailing Club's Charlie Dixon and Callum Marshall shine The Blackwater Sailing Club are proud to announce that two members, Charlie Dixon and Callum Marshall have been honoured in the proficiency category of East Anglian Maritime Awards 2024 (EAMA). by Gay Ayton Posted 17 May 14:18 BST Steering the Course 2024 Steering the Course 2024 Shining the spotlight on pathways to the Olympics for women in sailing This year's Steering the Course, World Sailing's global women's sailing festival, kicks off today with the spotlight firmly focused on the Olympic pathways available in coaching, officiating and sports administration. by World Sailing Posted 17 May 14:07 BST Forward WIP Protective Gear at CoastWaterSports Forward WIP Protective Gear at CoastWaterSports Including the Forward WIP Spandex Impact Suit made with Kevlar Including the Forward WIP Spandex Impact Suit made with Kevlar, WIFLEX PRO 2.0 Helmet, WIFLEX Ultra Light Watersports Helmet and FLOW NEO 50N Impact Vest / Buoyancy Aid. by CoastWaterSports Posted 17 May 12:00 BST The 5 Minute Warning The 5 Minute Warning Andy Rice & Matt Sheahan's 5min racing update This week PlanetSail's Matt Sheahan tracks down Sailjuice's Andy Rice to a beach in Hyères, south of France, for the Formula Kite World Championships. It's the last big event for the kiteboarders before they make their Olympic debut in Marseille. by PlanetSail Posted 17 May 11:58 BST Bartley Lightning 368 Open Bartley Lightning 368 Open A challenging South-Easterly breeze for the fleet Twelve visitors joined a single local boat at the Bartley SC Lightning 368 Open on May 12th. The fleet were greeted with a south-easterly but shifty wind which was to prove challenging for all. by Tony Jacks Posted 17 May 11:55 BST Comet Association Championships at Silver Wing Comet Association Championships at Silver Wing 18 boats entered from as far away as Beer, Merthyr Tydfil, Ogston and Winsford Flash Silver Wing Sailing club hosted the Comet Association Championships over the weekend of 11/12th May. We had 18 boats entered from as far away as Beer, Merthyr Tydfil, Ogston and Winsford Flash. by Adam Wickenden Posted 17 May 11:01 BST Oliver Heer finishes 25th IMOCA in the Transat CIC Oliver Heer finishes 25th IMOCA in the Transat CIC “I went through a nightmare” It was with a huge measure of relief that the Swiss German solo skipper Oliver Heer brought his Transat CIC solo race across the North Atlantic from Lorient to New York to a satisfactory conclusion Thursday at 22:19:32hrs UTC, finishing in 25th place. by The Transat CIC Posted 17 May 10:22 BST GP14s at Maylandsea GP14s at Maylandsea Southern Travellers Series Round 3 The third round of the GP14 Southern Travellers series was hosted by Maylandsea Bay Sailing Club on May 11, 2024. Relatively new to the GP14 southern circuit, the venue has become a firm favourite. by Matt Hall Posted 17 May 09:23 BST Nick Truman passes away Nick Truman passes away Dragon Class Gold Cup winner and Broads One Design boat builder We are very sad to inform you that Nick Truman died peacefully at home on Wednesday 15th May. He was 83 years old. by Truman family Posted 17 May 07:40 BST Introducing the IP-M60 Introducing the IP-M60 The World's First* LTE & VHF Marine Hybrid Transceiver Designed to meet the evolving needs of maritime professionals, the IP-M60 combines the reliability of traditional VHF communications with the versatility of 4G LTE connectivity providing users with communication covering both land & at sea. by Icom UK Posted 17 May 07:08 BST International 14s at the Weymouth Skiff Open International 14s at the Weymouth Skiff Open Some early carb-loading by the crews For a fleet whose major events often focus on one long race per day, the thought of an eight race weekend had the crews carb-loading from early on. by Rob Struckett Posted 17 May 06:41 BST Musto Skiffs at the WPNSA Skiff Open 2024 Musto Skiffs at the WPNSA Skiff Open 2024 A great warm-up at the venue ahead of the Worlds in July On the sunniest weekend of the year so far, 25 Musto Skiffs arrived at WPNSA for the open meeting at the venue, which will also be the host for the 2024 World Championships this July. by Eddie Bridle Posted 17 May 05:59 BST 2024 Formula Kite Worlds in Hyères, France Day 3 2024 Formula Kite Worlds in Hyères, France Day 3 "Max is not a robot, he's human" Opportunities to beat Max Maeder don't come along very often, so Valentin Bontus seized his moment on day three of the Formula Kite World Championship in Hyères in the sunny south of France. by IKA Media / Andy Rice Posted 16 May 21:11 BST Purchase Systems and Mechanical Advantage Purchase Systems and Mechanical Advantage The Ultimate Guide as Allen break down the nitty-gritty In this guide, we're breaking down the nitty-gritty of purchase systems, from the straightforward simplicity of the "simple" system to the power-packed intricacy of the "compound" system. by Allen Posted 16 May 16:04 BST Route to the Global Solo Challenge 2027-2028 Route to the Global Solo Challenge 2027-2028 The cold temperatures of the deep South are finally well behind Louis Robein Louis Robein, the last competitor still at sea in the Global Solo Challenge 2023-2024, has reached the latitude of Rio De Janeiro but most notably, today, has crossed the Tropic of Capricorn. by Marco Nannini / Global Solo Challenge Posted 16 May 15:03 BST Poole Regatta attracts entrants from far and wide Poole Regatta attracts entrants from far and wide The event has become a truly international affair With standard entries for the 2024 International Paint Poole Regatta closing on Sunday 19th May, the event has become a truly international affair with multiple yachts from France and the Netherlands signed up to race. by Chris Jones Posted 16 May 14:54 BST Solos at Chanonry Solos at Chanonry HD Sails Scottish Travellers Series underway after a delayed start to the season After a delayed start to the season the HD Sails Scottish travellers series got under way at Chanonry SC on May 11. The season opening event at Bardowie in late April was abandoned due to lack of wind. by Ross Watson Posted 16 May 14:44 BST Etchells Bedrock Trophy Regatta Etchells Bedrock Trophy Regatta A great turn out from the youth teams The second event of the UK Etchells fleet saw a fleet of 10 boats gather for the Bedrock Trophy run by the Royal Southern Yacht Club. Once again there was a great turn out from the 7 youth teams. by Jan Ford Posted 16 May 14:34 BST Cherubs at the Weymouth skiff open Cherubs at the Weymouth skiff open Andrew and Jill Peters take the win The fleet amassed at Weymouth Portland National Sailing Academy for the 4th annual skiff open; could this be the first year where all races are started?! by Jamie Pearson Posted 16 May 14:23 BST Musto launches Evening The Keel Musto launches Evening The Keel An insight into the minds of female professional offshore sailors Musto will unveil Episode One of its four-part docu-series Evening The Keel, featuring some of the most famous female sailors sharing their insights on performing at the highest levels of what is still a predominantly male sport. by Musto Posted 16 May 12:57 BST IMOCA Class Sailor Profile: Sam Goodchild IMOCA Class Sailor Profile: Sam Goodchild Who is this modest 34-year-old Englishman? In the history of the IMOCA Class there have been few skippers who have completed a debut year to rival that of Sam Goodchild, who achieved five consecutive podium finishes in his first five races and became the 2023 IMOCA Globe Series Champion. by TR Racing Posted 16 May 11:27 BST 2024 Porto Montenegro Match Race 2024 Porto Montenegro Match Race Participants faced off in thrilling naval battles aboard J70 yachts The Porto Montenegro Match Race is a world-renowned nautical event that combines the excitement of sports competition with the beauty of the Mediterranean. by Match Race Posted 16 May 09:26 BST Lark Midlands open at Banbury Lark Midlands open at Banbury Always someone ready to pounce if you slip up A posse of Midlands-based Larks gathered at Banbury Sailing Club for the first day of a double-header weekend in the Craftinsure Lark Class Travellers Series. The hottest day of the year (so far) provided four very enjoyable and competitive races. by Neil Firth Posted 16 May 08:16 BST 49er FX and 49ers at the WPNSA Skiff Open 49er FX and 49ers at the WPNSA Skiff Open An equal number of mixed and single gender teams compete over the 8 race series Inclusion for the 49er and FX class for the first time at the National Sailing Academy's multi-class skiff open can only be described as a resounding success. by Simon Hiscocks Posted 16 May 06:48 BST Warsash Sailing Club Dinghy Championship Warsash Sailing Club Dinghy Championship A awesome fleet of nearly 80 boats signed up to participate The Warsash SC Dinghy Championship was held on Saturday 11th May. As the day approached, it dawned on the organising committee that perhaps the marketing of the event had got a little out of hand when nearly 80 boats had signed up to participate. by Richard Jarman Posted 16 May 06:19 BST RS Teras at Whitefriars RS Teras at Whitefriars A glorious Training and Open Weekend Over a glorious weekend with a light variable breeze, Whitefriars SC hosted a day of training on Saturday 11 May run by Kirsty Scott from the South West RS Tera Association, followed by an Open meeting on Sunday 12 May. by Richard Trevithick Posted 16 May 06:13 BST 2024 Formula Kite Worlds in Hyères, France Day 2 2024 Formula Kite Worlds in Hyères, France Day 2 Poema gets her mojo back After a catastrophic opening day of her Formula Kite World Championship in Hyères, local competitor Poema Newland roared back on day two with three wins from four races. by IKA Media / Andy Rice Posted 15 May 21:57 BST P&B Northamptonshire Youth Series at Middle Nene P&B Northamptonshire Youth Series at Middle Nene Galley team laid on such a spread it took several trestle tables to display Well, I blame Bill Gates, but more of that later on. An impressive 40+ boats signed on for the second round of the P&B Northamptonshire Youth Series at Middle Nene Sailing Club. The events are growing in popularity. by Norman Byrd Posted 15 May 19:55 BST GP14s at Bolton GP14s at Bolton An excellent event and a warm, friendly welcome The fleet of nine including two visitors were greeted by a barmy 21 degrees C, sunshine and a 12 knot breeze gusting up to 15 knots from the south east, champagne sailing conditions. by Julie Courtney Posted 15 May 19:09 BST New season Henri Lloyd in store now New season Henri Lloyd in store now Free delivery on all items at CoastWaterSports Free delivery on all items at CoastWaterSports! by CoastWaterSports Posted 15 May 18:00 BST TridentUK RS400 Northern Tour at Yorkshire Dales TridentUK RS400 Northern Tour at Yorkshire Dales You missed a treat There is a chance, albeit very very slim, that some people decided to stay at home and watch Eurovision rather than come to Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club for the third leg of the TridentUK Northern Tour. by Hamish Gledhill Posted 15 May 17:22 BST Europe class UK Nationals runners and riders Europe class UK Nationals runners and riders Who might be on top of the podium at Hayling Island? With only a couple of weeks to go, and with the second guillotine about to descend on the second early entry discount over the coming weekend, time to have a look at who has thrown their hats in the ring. by AO & JR Posted 15 May 17:03 BST Merlin Rocket Thames and Vintage Series at Minima Merlin Rocket Thames and Vintage Series at Minima Eric Archer Trophy and Chindit Trophy contested on the River Thames On Sunday 12th May 2024 Minima Yacht Club hosted a combined Thames & Vintage Series Event. Minima Yacht Club first raced in the summer of 1889 on the Hamble River. In the early days there were several Divisions of the Club. by Stuart Jenkins Posted 15 May 15:28 BST
New look and feel for MyBoatMyBoat takes the hassle out of sailing and leaves you more time to enjoy life on the water. Plus, all GJW Direct policyholders automatically get access to discounts on top marine brands, via the MyBoat website.This isn't what I expectedA month ago, when I wrote 'AC75 launching season', just three of the AC75s set to contest the 37th America's Cup in Barcelona had been revealed. Now it's five, with just the French Orient Express Racing Team left to show their hand.Evening The Keel - Part One: Female SailorMeet the women making waves. We are proud to introduce Evening The Keel, a Musto series in collaboration with @WorldSailingTV, where pro female sailors talk equality, motherhood, and getting ahead in a male dominated sport.100 Years of Jack ChippendaleRegular readers will hopefully have enjoyed the recent 'Fine Lines' series of photos, times to coincide with the centenary of one of the greats behind the golden era of the UK's domestic dinghy scene, Jack Chippendale.Seldén Mast's latest Race GRIP winch handleSwedish marine equipment manufacturer Seldén Mast is pleased to announce its latest series of patented Race GRIP winch handles, which have been designed to offer a more practical solution to the locking mechanism for a more seamless sailing experience.Pre-eminenceNot too hard to work out that I am unabashedly Australian. Hope everyone is as proud of their country, as I am. Most folk I know seem to be.Forward WIP Protective Gear at CoastWaterSportsIncluding the Forward WIP Spandex Impact Suit made with Kevlar, WIFLEX PRO 2.0 Helmet, WIFLEX Ultra Light Watersports Helmet and FLOW NEO 50N Impact Vest / Buoyancy Aid.'Fine Lines' Top Ten part 10This, the tenth and final Fine Lines in this series ends up with a real example of what the thinking is all about, that near perfect fusion of style and function. Plus a more detailed look at Jack's life and his boats.Introducing the IP-M60Designed to meet the evolving needs of maritime professionals, the IP-M60 combines the reliability of traditional VHF communications with the versatility of 4G LTE connectivity providing users with communication covering both land & at sea.Good old GilmacFor my 60th birthday my wife decided to buy me a Flying Fifteen which she had seen advertised on the internet. 'Gilmac' was built in Jack Chippendale's yard and coincidentally came into the world the same year as me, in 1961.Purchase Systems and Mechanical AdvantageIn this guide, we're breaking down the nitty-gritty of purchase systems, from the straightforward simplicity of the "simple" system to the power-packed intricacy of the "compound" system.Grabbing chances with both handsThere's been no getting away from the fact that it's been a pretty miserable start to 2024 weather-wise in the UK. February saw record rainfall (yes, I know we're famed for our rain over here), it's been seriously windy and generally chilly.Musto launches Evening The KeelMusto will unveil Episode One of its four-part docu-series Evening The Keel, featuring some of the most famous female sailors sharing their insights on performing at the highest levels of what is still a predominantly male sport.worldmarine.media news updateNews from The Transat CIC from Lorient to New York, the 59th Congressional Cup where Chris Poole and Ian Williams contested the final and the Last Chance Regatta, where the final qualifiers for Paris 2024 were decided.New season Henri Lloyd in store nowFree delivery on all items at CoastWaterSports!worldmarine.media news PILOT SHOWHappy to launch the worldmarine.media news pilot show! Many thanks to contributors MozzySails, Weir Wood Sailing Club, Crewsaver and UpWind by MerConcept, sponsored by 11th Hour Racing.