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Charleston Race Week overall Charleston Race Week overall All three days deliver solid conditions While major regattas around the world are still getting canceled because of coronavirus, Charleston Race Week elected to press forward with its 25th anniversary celebration. by Bill Wagner Posted 12 Apr 16:50 BST Dockwa partnership launches savvy navvy into USA Dockwa partnership launches savvy navvy into USA Collaboration with marina reservation app and boater relationship platform Marine navigation company savvy navvy has announced a new partnership with Dockwa, a marina reservation app and boater relationship platform. by Hannah Cotterell, savvy navvy Posted 12 Apr 13:44 BST Easter fun on the water at Lymington Town Easter fun on the water at Lymington Town Who cares about the weather?! It wasn't the warmest of days, but the sun managed to glimpse through to give the impression of warmth. But who cares about the weather, we had the chance to be back on the water! by Emma Bonner Posted 12 Apr 13:40 BST GBR's Neil Payter enters Global Solo Challenge GBR's Neil Payter enters Global Solo Challenge "You don't fight the sea, because you will lose" Neil Payter has been professional sailor and commercial fisherman since 1985 then moved onto becoming a professional skipper and feels now ready for the Global Solo Challenge. by Global Solo Challenge Posted 12 Apr 12:51 BST Crunch time for Finn champ Scott Crunch time for Finn champ Scott Reigning Olympic champion had his campaign on hold for six months Giles Scott says the Finn European Championships will provide a crucial performance benchmark as he returns to the Olympic circuit fresh from the America's Cup. by British Sailing Team Posted 12 Apr 11:57 BST Salcombe Spring Series race 1 Salcombe Spring Series race 1 Starting with port tack flier by National 12; ending with horizon job by RS400 April 10th saw the first races of the Salcombe Yacht Club Spring Series, with a Force 3 to 4 North Easterly on a flood tide. Race Officers Will and Mandy Henderson set the fleet on a beat to Tosnos Point, followed by a tight reach to Gerston. by David Greening Posted 12 Apr 09:51 BST Solway Yacht Club's online 2021 season launch Solway Yacht Club's online 2021 season launch And the Club's poignant connection to Uffa Fox and 'Coweslip' Despite the ongoing Covid restrictions still preventing in-person gatherings, the Club went ahead with an online season-opener to coincide with what should have been "Craning-In" day, traditionally followed by the Fitting Out Party in the Clubhouse. by Ian Purkis Posted 12 Apr 07:49 BST Bembridge Illusion Spring Plate 2021 Bembridge Illusion Spring Plate 2021 Another good turnout for the Island-based helms Another good turnout for the weekend's Spring Plate especially as it was again restricted to Island helms only to be on the safe side particularly shore side. by Mark Downer Posted 12 Apr 06:07 BST Can You Feel It? Can You Feel It? Well? Can you? The Jacksons certainly did back in 1980 with this single from their Triumph album. Well? Can you? The Jacksons certainly did back in 1980 with this single from their Triumph album. Some of the names that went into included the exceptionally talented, and most sought after Greg Phillinganes on ivories, and then one Venetta Fields. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 11 Apr 23:00 BST World class Finn fleet keen to start racing World class Finn fleet keen to start racing Europeans start in Vilamoura, Portugal on Monday The 2021 Open and U23 Finn European Championship gets under way in Vilamoura, Portugal, on Monday with around 49 sailors from 29 nations completing measurement and registration over the weekend. by Robert Deaves Posted 11 Apr 20:22 BST 2024 Vendée Globe projects already launched 2024 Vendée Globe projects already launched New ideas and solutions will make it possible to have a faster, better race The president of the IMOCA Class was a passionate fan of the ninth edition of the Vendée Globe. And so now looking forwards to 2024 projects are emerging fast as are new ideas and solutions which will make it possible to have a faster, better race. by Vendée Globe Posted 11 Apr 18:23 BST Chichester RS400 Open Chichester RS400 Open The first open event of 2021 took place on a particularly cold Saturday morning CYC's first open event of 2021 took place on a particularly cold Saturday morning. The Northerly wind was biting as the 18 competitor boats arrived at the club. by Mark Green Posted 11 Apr 13:43 BST Springformation, Advice, and Must Haves Springformation, Advice, and Must Haves Get your layers right with Rooster If you're anything like us you're making the most of every day you can get out on the water. As more of us head out to enjoy some of the very best of what nature has to offer, we need to make sure we're keeping respectful and as safe as possible. by Rooster Posted 11 Apr 12:00 BST Rolex Fastnet challenge to fundraise for care home Rolex Fastnet challenge to fundraise for care home Jonathan Moon will be raising money for St Cross Grange in Winchester Jonathan Moon, a Hampshire resident, is due to take part in the Rolex Fastnet Yacht Race Challenge, a 700-mile offshore race, to raise money for St Cross Grange care home in Winchester where his dad currently resides. by Jonathan Moon Posted 11 Apr 11:16 BST SailFest Newcastle overall SailFest Newcastle overall Flying TP52 start sets for perfect finish Newcastle Harbour has hosted sailing regattas for over 175 years, but never has it witnessed a sight more exciting or nail-biting than this - eight grand-prix TP52s planing across the line under spinnaker, fanned by 25 knots of wild, wild sou-westerly. by Mark Rothfield Posted 11 Apr 10:27 BST UK Flying Fifteen tribute to HRH Prince Philip UK Flying Fifteen tribute to HRH Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh regularly sailed Coweslip with Uffa Fox By now many will have read and seen the sad news that HRH Prince Philip has died – much will be written about his significant contribution to many walks of life whether science, industry, commerce, environment, sport, and family. by Tim O'Brien, UKFFA President Posted 11 Apr 07:50 BST RORC Spring Series Race 2 RORC Spring Series Race 2 Dawn Treader and Gentoo triumph The Royal Ocean Racing Club's Spring Series continued on Saturday 10th of April with the second race of the series. by Louay Habib Posted 11 Apr 07:14 BST Charleston Race Week day 2 Charleston Race Week day 2 Moving day shakes up standings in some classes It was moving day at Charleston Race Week and many teams took that mandate to heart. There was a shakeup of the standings within several classes as certain boats many opening day leaders were overtaken. by Bill Wagner Posted 11 Apr 06:34 BST A new American crew set for the Globe40 A new American crew set for the Globe40 With two other American projects also in the pipeline Following on from Joe Harris - Gryphon Solo 2 - whose track record includes a first circumnavigation of the globe in 2016, another top-flight American crew has now joined the Globe40 ranks. by Manfred Ramspacher Posted 10 Apr 18:09 BST SailFest Newcastle day 1 SailFest Newcastle day 1 Ichi Ban on top as TP52s go toe-to-toe It was a rare sight indeed to see eight top-flight TP52s going toe-to-toe on a start line, but ultimately a familiar name topped the IRC leader board on Day 1 of the TP52 Gold Cup at Newcastle SailFest Regatta. by Mark Rothfield Posted 10 Apr 14:45 BST Get ready for Spring Adventures with Henri-Lloyd Get ready for Spring Adventures with Henri-Lloyd Wherever you sail, we have the products for your next adventure Wherever you sail, we have the products for your next adventure. Shop now at Henri-Lloyd's new direct price. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 10 Apr 12:00 BST New Tracing Sticker Program launching Summer 2021 New Tracing Sticker Program launching Summer 2021 Goal is to maintain beach safety and access for kitesurfers around the world At its core, the Global Kitesports Association's main objective is to continually ensure that kitesurfing has safe practices through the development and implementation of equipment standards. by Sensi Graves Posted 10 Apr 11:42 BST Stokes Bay Skiff Open Preview Stokes Bay Skiff Open Preview Musto Skiff, B14, RS700 and RS800 sailors will be "Totally Stoked" Musto Skiff, B14, RS700 and RS800 sailors will be "Totally Stoked" to hear that the Stokes Bay skiff open is still going ahead for the 17th of April in a Covid-safe manner. by Emma Pearson Posted 10 Apr 09:32 BST Charleston Race Week day 1 Charleston Race Week day 1 Off to rousing start with multiple races completed Charleston Race Week 2021 got off to a rousing start on Thursday with organizers completing multiple races for all classes in moderate to medium conditions. by Bill Wagner Posted 10 Apr 07:46 BST Camperdown Mitre 10 Bullen Merri Easter Weekend Camperdown Mitre 10 Bullen Merri Easter Weekend Fireballs revel in the conditions on Lake Bullen Merri Wow - what a weekend! With warm weather and wind predicted the entrants to the 2021 Bullen Merri Easter regatta all arrived early and the camp ground was almost full for Thursday night. by Chris Payne Posted 10 Apr 06:10 BST Nova Scotia to host 49er,49erFX, & Nacra 17 Worlds Nova Scotia to host 49er,49erFX, & Nacra 17 Worlds The world's best sailors from over 35 countries will visit Canada in 2022 Nova Scotia will host a 400-strong field of the world's best sailors from over 35 countries when the World Championships for three Olympic classes, the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17, kick off in September 2022. by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 9 Apr 15:49 BST Scaramouche Sailing Trust back racing & training Scaramouche Sailing Trust back racing & training Two day trips from London with overnight stays still not permitted Easter Weekend saw the long-awaited return to sailing for the Scaramouche Sailing Trust. With overnight stays still not permitted there were several logistical hurdles to overcome, and two day trips from London were made on the 2nd and 4th of April. by Scaramouche Sailing Trust Posted 9 Apr 15:31 BST Finn Open Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal preview Finn Open Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal preview Beginning of the end of the road to Tokyo The 2021 Open and U23 Finn European Championship opens in sunny Vilamoura, Portugal, this weekend with a fleet of around 50 sailors from 28 nations entered. by Robert Deaves Posted 9 Apr 15:23 BST RCIYC Commodore's Cup & Cook Salver RCIYC Commodore's Cup & Cook Salver Round the Island Race in Jersey rather than race to St Malo due to current restrictions From time immemorial, the Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club's cruiser racing season has opened on Good Friday 2nd April with the Commodore's Cup & Cook Salver race to St Malo. Consequent upon the absolute lockdown, last year, there was no race. by Bill Harris Posted 9 Apr 15:10 BST Medway Yacht Club Keelboat Regatta preview Medway Yacht Club Keelboat Regatta preview Planning a full sailing program for both one designs and cruisers Medway Yacht Club in Rochester, Kent is pleased to be running its annual Keelboat Regatta over the late spring Bank Holiday (28th to 31st May) again in 2021 after reluctantly cancelling in 2020. by Paul Smith Posted 9 Apr 14:38 BST United States SailGP Team reveals Season 2 lineup United States SailGP Team reveals Season 2 lineup Spithill designs roster for current and future performance advantage The United States SailGP Team revealed its complete SailGP Season 2 lineup today with the announcement of athletes Daniela Moroz, CJ Perez, and Paul Campbell-James to its roster in addition to its acquisition of Philippe Presti as head coach. by U.S. SailGP Team Posted 9 Apr 13:24 BST RYA pays tribute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh RYA pays tribute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh Sailing community shares nation's sadness The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) is deeply saddened by the loss of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh - former RYA President and RYA Honorary Member. by Loretta Spridgeon, RYA Posted 9 Apr 13:13 BST The Sea is Calling for Richard Cruse The Sea is Calling for Richard Cruse Tall task for the Sailing Master aboard the world's largest tall ship Golden Horizon As if his surname wasn't a clue, destiny has led Richard Cruse to becoming the first Sailing Master aboard the world's newest and largest tall ship, Golden Horizon, which will spectacularly grace the seas and oceans of the world from June 2021. by The Cruise Village Posted 9 Apr 12:00 BST The John Westell Centenary pt.5 The John Westell Centenary pt.5 FiveOs, fast multi-hulls and faster cars! This fifth and final programme in the series celebrating the centenary of John Westell kicks off with the 5o5, but now with John not so much as the designer but as the first volume builder of GRP FiveOs in the UK. by Dougal Henshall Posted 9 Apr 10:30 BST RS400 Demo Boat 2021 plan RS400 Demo Boat 2021 plan A great way to try RS400 sailing The demo boat is funded by the RS Class Association with support having been generously received from Rain & Sun, RS Sailing and West Country Boat Repairs this year too. It's a great way to try RS400 sailing and see if the RS400 is the right boat for you. by Sally Campbell Posted 9 Apr 09:51 BST MORFRAC and 3D Printing MORFRAC and 3D Printing A success story, investigated by upffront.com In recent years, 3D printing has revolutionised manufacturing processes. Expiring patents have caused 3D printing costs to plunge and quality to soar, granting opportunities for small-scale manufacturers to experiment - and excel - with 3D printing. by Phil Anniss Posted 9 Apr 09:00 BST Felixstowe Ferry News Chronicle Trophy Race Felixstowe Ferry News Chronicle Trophy Race The traditional all in start for the trophy series opening salvo The opening salvo of the Felixstowe Ferry Sailing Club Trophy series for 2021 got under way with the traditional all in start for the News Chronicle trophy. by Simon Scammell Posted 9 Apr 07:48 BST RORC Spring Series Race 2 preview RORC Spring Series Race 2 preview Racing continues this weekend as teams get back to racing The Royal Ocean Racing Club Spring Series continues this weekend with Race 2 of the three-race series, designed to get teams back racing for the 2021 RORC Season. by Louay Habib Posted 9 Apr 07:34 BST Mussanah Open Championship overall Mussanah Open Championship overall Olympic dream comes true for winners after frantic final day on the water The Mussanah Open Championship, organised by Oman Sail, came to a close after six days of exhilarating action on the water across five classes. by Oman Sail Posted 8 Apr 19:37 BST Bainbridge Staunton Blaster Easter weekend Bainbridge Staunton Blaster Easter weekend 40+ boats on the water racing on Sunday & Monday Thank you to all our members who joined us for the Bainbridge Staunton Blaster over the Easter Weekend, with racing on both the Sunday and Monday. More than 40 boats took to the water ensuring keen competition across the fleet. by Ann Nugent Posted 8 Apr 15:49 BST Positive confirmation on VAT interpretation Positive confirmation on VAT interpretation Clarification for recreational boaters and companies as marine bodies collaborate Following the UK's withdrawal from the EU, there have been many questions which have caused confusion and uncertainty for the leisure marine sector both in the UK and in the EU27. by Emma Cotton Posted 8 Apr 15:36 BST Flying Fifteen World & Australian Champs postponed Flying Fifteen World & Australian Champs postponed The event will remain in the same format as the proposed 2022 event The event will be sailed out of Fremantle Sailing Club ("FSC") with Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club ("RFBYC") being the Organising Authority. South of Perth Yacht Club ("SoPYC) is also supporting the regattas. by Jonny Fullerton Posted 8 Apr 12:40 BST Latest addition to Solent Sunbeam classic fleet Latest addition to Solent Sunbeam classic fleet Love at first sight for Adrian and Nikki Edwards The 98 year old historic Solent Sunbeam class welcomed its newest addition to the fleet with the launch of a new boat at Itchenor on 30th March 2021. by Sarah Johnson Posted 8 Apr 10:44 BST RS200s at the Waldringfield Easter Egg RS200s at the Waldringfield Easter Egg A cracking turnout of seventeen RS200s, all from the local club With the ease in lockdown restrictions coming in to play, Waldringfield SC were able to run their annual Easter Egg event over Good Friday and Easter Saturday. A cracking turnout of seventeen RS200s took part, all WSC boats. by Andrew Nunn Posted 8 Apr 09:52 BST Bob Holmes, a truly great champion Bob Holmes, a truly great champion Five times JJ Giltinan world champion and five times Australian champion The recent death of Robert Joseph (Bob) Holmes was the passing of one of the truly great Australian 18ft Skiff champions. Bob was five times JJ Giltinan world champion and five times Australian champion over a ten year career in the class. by Frank Quealey Posted 8 Apr 06:27 BST Australia SailGP Team - Season Two Australia SailGP Team - Season Two Tom Slingsby reveals his Australian team and female athletes to join the crew in SailGP season 2 Olympic Gold Medallist and defending SailGP Champion Tom Slingsby revealed his team line up set to defend Australia's Championship title in SailGP Season 2. by Australia SailGP Team Posted 8 Apr 01:07 BST Mussanah Open Championship day 5 Mussanah Open Championship day 5 Tension high with Olympic qualification within touching distance The penultimate day of racing at the Mussanah Open Championship ended in dramatic fashion as sailors across five classes pushed themselves to the limits to end the day in contention for honours tomorrow. by Oman Sail Posted 7 Apr 20:30 BST Pep Costa and Will Harris start Sardhina Cup Pep Costa and Will Harris start Sardhina Cup On Cybele Vacations-Team Play to Be Taking on his first ever race in the Figaro Beneteau class over the coming days, 21 year old Barcelona skipper Pip Costa has partnered with the experienced British Will Harris, 26, as co-skipper for the Sardinha Cup by Andi Robertson Posted 7 Apr 18:26 BST
Dockwa partnership launches savvy navvy into USAMarine navigation company savvy navvy has announced a new partnership with Dockwa, a marina reservation app and boater relationship platform.Can You Feel It?Well? Can you? The Jacksons certainly did back in 1980 with this single from their Triumph album. Some of the names that went into included the exceptionally talented, and most sought after Greg Phillinganes on ivories, and then one Venetta Fields.Springformation, Advice, and Must HavesIf you're anything like us you're making the most of every day you can get out on the water. As more of us head out to enjoy some of the very best of what nature has to offer, we need to make sure we're keeping respectful and as safe as possible.The John Westell Centenary pt.5This fifth and final programme in the series celebrating the centenary of John Westell kicks off with the 5o5, but now with John not so much as the designer but as the first volume builder of GRP FiveOs in the UK.UK Flying Fifteen tribute to HRH Prince PhilipBy now many will have read and seen the sad news that HRH Prince Philip has died – much will be written about his significant contribution to many walks of life whether science, industry, commerce, environment, sport, and family.Explore. Dream. Discover.The Easter weekend was a time to get on the water around the globe for many. Lockdown restrictions in the UK have eased somewhat, allowing the return of grassroots sports, and the fine weather resulted in sailors heading to their local clubs.Get ready for Spring Adventures with Henri-LloydWherever you sail, we have the products for your next adventure. Shop now at Henri-Lloyd's new direct price.AI AC36.5 v1.0The America's Cup is taking the next logical step in its evolution, with the move from the physical to the virtual world. For continuity, the AC75 rule will be retained, with a few modifications, for what will be known as the 'AI AC36.5 v1.0'.RYA pays tribute to HRH The Duke of EdinburghThe Royal Yachting Association (RYA) is deeply saddened by the loss of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh - former RYA President and RYA Honorary Member.America's Cup: Two feetIt can be a unit of measurement. Also the very extremities you use for balance when standing up. Then on March 5 this year, we saw that they can even belong to an avatar assisting you and your cause via reinforcement learning.The Sea is Calling for Richard CruseAs if his surname wasn't a clue, destiny has led Richard Cruse to becoming the first Sailing Master aboard the world's newest and largest tall ship, Golden Horizon, which will spectacularly grace the seas and oceans of the world from June 2021.A game for billionairesOne of my favourite Simpsons episodes, from 1992, is where Homer creates a 'Wonder Bat' from a fallen tree branch, leading to a revival of the Springfield nuclear plant softball team's team fortunes.MORFRAC and 3D PrintingIn recent years, 3D printing has revolutionised manufacturing processes. Expiring patents have caused 3D printing costs to plunge and quality to soar, granting opportunities for small-scale manufacturers to experiment - and excel - with 3D printing.America's Cup: Sliding DoorsIf the 2021 America's Cup proves one thing, it's that design and innovation reigns supreme. It would be easy to focus on large catamarans, even bigger monohulls, perhaps even seeing the Kiwis start foiling the AC72 cats, or their cyclors of Bermuda.Positive confirmation on VAT interpretationFollowing the UK's withdrawal from the EU, there have been many questions which have caused confusion and uncertainty for the leisure marine sector both in the UK and in the EU27.Whispering JackUnabashedly, this title does wholeheartedly refer to the Aussie singing icon, John Farnham. Not that our subject does in any way whatsoever warble in the same category.