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167th NYYC Annual Regatta overall 167th NYYC Annual Regatta overall Familiar faces lead to familiar result for Pacific Yankee Team For the skipper of an amateur sailing team, there are few things more comforting that getting on the boat for the first big regatta of the summer and looking at all same faces from the previous season. by New York Yacht Club Posted 14 Jun 09:09 BST Solo Western Area Championship at Chew Valley Lake Solo Western Area Championship at Chew Valley Lake Nineteen Solos from six clubs take part Nineteen Solos from six clubs took part in the Solo Western Area Championships at Chew Valley Lake on Saturday 12th June. This was the first Western Area event in what seems an eternity and it was lovely to see so many returning friends and new faces. by Toby Peacock Posted 14 Jun 08:10 BST 2021 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Chicago overall 2021 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Chicago overall One final race at Chicago NOOD; Team Mojo wins big Team Mojo, the Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Chicago's overall winning team, took its lumps early in the regatta but ultimately won the seven-boat Beneteau First 40.7 class and the overall title. by Laura Muma / Sailing World Posted 14 Jun 07:32 BST Streakers at Waveney & Oulton Broad Streakers at Waveney & Oulton Broad Bright sunshine and a very shifty breeze The Streaker open meeting at Waveney & Oulton Broad Yacht Club in Suffolk on Saturday 12th June was sailed in bright sunshine and a very shifty breeze! by Veronica Falat Posted 14 Jun 07:03 BST GP14s at Maylandsea Bay GP14s at Maylandsea Bay A first for the club? The GP14 Southern Travellers have added a new venue to the circuit at Maylandsea Bay SC which is located on Mayland Creek with racing in the creek and on the River Blackwater in Essex. by David Innes Posted 14 Jun 06:41 BST Bembridge Sailing Club Weekend Keelboat Racing Bembridge Sailing Club Weekend Keelboat Racing Patience and copious amounts of suncream Another light airs weekend requiring patience and copious amounts of suncream to protect against the wall to wall sunshine! by Mike Samuelson Posted 14 Jun 06:36 BST Argo demolishes Bermuda-Plymouth record Argo demolishes Bermuda-Plymouth record Her first outing since the beginning of the pandemic In her first outing since the beginning of the pandemic, Jason Carroll's MOD70 trimaran Argo last week blew away the existing record for the passage between Bermuda and Plymouth, UK. by Team Argo Posted 14 Jun 06:22 BST Etchells Australian Nationals overall Etchells Australian Nationals overall First Tracks storm home to secure the title Peter Merrington and his team of Ian McKillop and Steve "Mothy" Jarvin on First Tracks AUS1485 took the wins in the Etchells Australian Nationals and the Australasian Championships on Sunday 13 June winning the final race of the regatta. by Nic Douglass Posted 14 Jun 06:10 BST A look at top 18ft sailor and legend John Winning A look at top 18ft sailor and legend John Winning Foresight, positive thinking and financial wisdom There have been many champion people involved with the 129-year-old sport of 18 footers racing, but three men with the foresight, positive thinking and financial wisdom to promote the 18s to the masses, stand out as the real champions of the sport. by Frank Quealey Posted 14 Jun 04:02 BST Conwy Fife One Design RNLI Cup Conwy Fife One Design RNLI Cup Many club members are serving crew members of the Beaumaris lifeboat Like many other clubs I am sure, the RAYC has strong historical & current links with our local RNLI station, indeed a good number of our members have been or are currently serving crew members of the Beaumaris lifeboat. by Mike Hardie Posted 13 Jun 20:53 BST PlanetSail: The Ocean Race Europe Leg 2 PlanetSail: The Ocean Race Europe Leg 2 40 knots on the nose! It was a belter of a leg. With a forecast for 30kts on the nose and wind against tide, the Gibraltar Strait provided a sharp focus for the leg from Cascais to Alicante. by Matt Sheahan Posted 13 Jun 20:43 BST Hempel World Cup Series - Allianz Regatta overall Hempel World Cup Series - Allianz Regatta overall Double Dutch delight on the final day Both of the Tokyo 2020-bound Dutch teams in the 49er and 49erFX classes clinched gold on the last day of racing at the Hempel World Cup Series - Allianz Regatta, in Medemblik, the Netherlands. by World Sailing Posted 13 Jun 20:40 BST The Ocean Race Europe Leg 3: Place your bets! The Ocean Race Europe Leg 3: Place your bets! The third and final offshore leg of the race sees the fleet bound for Genoa This afternoon, the twelve teams competing in The Ocean Race Europe (VO65 and IMOCA) took the start from Alicante of the third and final offshore leg of the race bound for Genoa. by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 13 Jun 17:22 BST Sunrise dances to victory in the Morgan Cup Sunrise dances to victory in the Morgan Cup The overnight race was held in the comfort of a warm south westerly breeze The impressive RORC fleet got away on a spinnaker run, exiting the Solent to the east before turning upwind to race in the English Channel to finish at Dartmouth, Devon. by Louay Habib Posted 13 Jun 17:03 BST The Ocean Race Europe Leg 3 off to a fast start The Ocean Race Europe Leg 3 off to a fast start Conditions were ideal for the start with the IMOCAs putting on a foiling spectacle The third and final offshore leg of The Ocean Race Europe got underway in Alicante where the 12-boat international fleet of yachts representing nine countries and crewed by sailors from around the world set off into the Mediterranean bound for Genova by The Ocean Race Posted 13 Jun 16:50 BST 11th Hour Racing Team battles light winds in Leg 3 11th Hour Racing Team battles light winds in Leg 3 Currently tied for first place with nine points 11th Hour Racing Team set off on the final leg of the inaugural Ocean Race Europe, from Alicante, Spain, to Genoa, Italy. Currently tied for first place with nine points, the result on Leg 3 will be decisive for the Team's chances for overall success. by 11th Hour Racing Team Posted 13 Jun 14:51 BST Thanks Dad Thanks Dad Get him something he'll really appreciate this year! For the father figure in your life, always going up the boat, always bimbling, lover of the water, and the perfect splice. Get him something he'll really appreciate this year! by Rooster Posted 13 Jun 12:00 BST 2021 Champagne Charlie June Regatta day 1 2021 Champagne Charlie June Regatta day 1 Glorious conditions and champagne sparkles Glorious conditions blessed the first day of the Royal Southern Yacht Club Champagne Charlie June Regatta. 87 boats racing in the Solent was a magnificent sight and after a sparkling day on the water by Louay Habib Posted 13 Jun 08:50 BST Full steam ahead for Medway Marathon Full steam ahead for Medway Marathon Bala Long Distance cancelled, but Selden SailJuice Winter Series resumes on Saturday The Bala Long Distance has been cancelled for its July date after Bala Sailing Club had run out of time waiting for approval from Snowdonia National Park. However, the next event on the extended Selden SailJuice Winter Series is still going ahead. by Andy Rice Posted 13 Jun 07:37 BST The Ocean Race Europe - All for one - One for all The Ocean Race Europe - All for one - One for all The IMOCA60 fleet is the epitome of a development class As the IMOCA60 fleet swings to the breeze that sweeps across the harbour in Alicante it is impossible to miss just how different all five boats are. The very nature of these radical looking 60 footers makes them the epitome of a development class. by The Ocean Race Posted 13 Jun 06:54 BST 2021 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Chicago day 2 2021 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Chicago day 2 Racing ahead of the thunderstorm World-champion sailor Andy Horton, said that no one on their Great Lakes 52 team believed the forecasted afternoon thunderstorm would materialize but when it did, he agreed ending racing early for the day was the right call. by Laura Muma / Sailing World Posted 13 Jun 06:06 BST Hempel World Cup Series - Allianz Regatta Day 9 Hempel World Cup Series - Allianz Regatta Day 9 Stage is set for final Medal Races The Medal Race line-ups in the 49er and 49erFX classes at the Hempel World Cup Series - Allianz Regatta were confirmed today, ahead of tomorrow's final day of racing. by World Sailing Posted 12 Jun 21:32 BST The Ocean Race Europe - Tied at the top The Ocean Race Europe - Tied at the top Ahead of Sunday start of all-important final leg to Genova The 12 international crews competing in the inaugural edition of The Ocean Race Europe will leave Alicante, Spain on Sunday June 13 bound for Genova, Italy, on the final stage of the new three-leg offshore event. by The Ocean Race Posted 12 Jun 21:28 BST LinkedOut in first LinkedOut in first With one offshore race and one coastal race till to be sailed in The Ocean Race Europe When LinkedOut crossed the Stage 2 finish line into Alicante, Spain Thomas Ruyant and his crew delivered their first victory for the skipper from the north of France. by Vendée Globe Posted 12 Jun 19:28 BST SailGP Inspire continues its commitment to youth SailGP Inspire continues its commitment to youth Activating its three program pathways at the Great Britain Sail Grand Prix Building its momentum to engage 10,000 young people by 2025, SailGP Inspire continues its mission to increase diversity and accessibility within the sport of sailing. by SailGP Posted 12 Jun 16:13 BST Ibiza JoySail Regatta postponed until October Ibiza JoySail Regatta postponed until October In light of the remaining health risk and travel issues in Europe The inaugural Ibiza JoySail Regatta organised by STP Shipyard Palma, Marina Ibiza and Club Náutico de Ibiza, with the support of the Consell de Ibiza, which was due to take place June 17-20, has been postponed to mid-October. by Ibiza JoySail Posted 12 Jun 13:14 BST Laser / ILCA Spring Open at Royal Harwich Laser / ILCA Spring Open at Royal Harwich Blessed with glorious weather and near-perfect sailing conditions The Laser/ILCA Spring Open Meeting at Royal Harwich Yacht Club, held over the weekend of 29-30 May, was blessed with glorious weather and near-perfect sailing conditions. by Chris Woodard Posted 12 Jun 08:57 BST 2021 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Chicago day 1 2021 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Chicago day 1 Chicago sailors celebrate return to racing Courageous owners Ray Douglas and Kris Maybach jumped the gun in the opening race of the Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Chicago series, drawing an over-early penalty and forcing them to re-start behind the rest of their eight-boat J/109 fleet. by Laura Muma / Sailing World Posted 12 Jun 06:39 BST Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship ACT II overall Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship ACT II overall Charlotte Dobson and Saskia Tidey take the win After leading the championship from day one, Charlotte Dobson and Saskia Tidey from GBR bid farewell to Cascais from the highest place on the podium. by Clube Naval de Cascais Posted 12 Jun 06:31 BST Skeleton Key & Cavalino win Around-the-Island Race Skeleton Key & Cavalino win Around-the-Island Race At the 167th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta It can't simply be coincidence that the boat that took overall ORC honors in today's tricky Around the Island Race at the 167th Annual Regatta is named Skeleton Key. by New York Yacht Club Posted 12 Jun 05:53 BST The Reverso Air - Fast and furious sailing The Reverso Air - Fast and furious sailing Great video footage from the Indian Ocean, Med and Atlantic Fast and furious sailing in the Indian Ocean, Mediterranean and Atlantic on the Reverso Air - the new generation sailboat, shipped in a box, assembled in seconds with a rigid hull and astonishing sailing performance. by Reverso Posted 11 Jun 18:30 BST Hempel World Cup Series - Allianz Regatta Day 8 Hempel World Cup Series - Allianz Regatta Day 8 Dutch Olympians remain in control The Netherlands' Tokyo 2020 athletes remain in firm control in the 49er and 49erFX at the Hempel World Cup Series - Allianz Regatta as the third day concluded in Medemblik, the Netherlands. by World Sailing Posted 11 Jun 18:25 BST Entry now open for the International 14 POW Entry now open for the International 14 POW Tynemouth Sailing Club hosting the event in early August Tynemouth Sailing Club are pleased to announce that entry is now open for the International 14 class POW cup week between the 2nd and 6th August. by Neil Schofield Posted 11 Jun 17:53 BST An epic feat of human endurance An epic feat of human endurance Skipper Ian Herbert-Jones prepares for sea trials ahead of the 2022 Golden Globe Race In 2022 35 sailors will race 30,000 miles non-stop, alone, around the world with no outside assistance. by Hannah Cotterell, savvy navvy Posted 11 Jun 15:37 BST Dart 18 GP1 at Dee Dart 18 GP1 at Dee 24 boats turn out including 13 boats from the home club At last! We are able to host events again (almost, but not quite...) normally. The last bank holiday weekend of May saw Dee Sailing Club hosting their regular slot as the hosts for the first Dart 18 Grand Prix Open Meeting of the 2021 season. by Jon Hayley Posted 11 Jun 15:03 BST Boat building for an extraordinary challenge Boat building for an extraordinary challenge Preparing to row the Atlantic, with a dose of West System epoxy resin To be the first crew to row non-stop from mainland Europe to mainland South America in a pure class boat, the team at WEST SYSTEM® provided the M2M Atlantic Four with the materials needed to fix a new rudder and daggerboard. by Epoxycraft Posted 11 Jun 14:00 BST 2021 WASZP Europeans statement 2021 WASZP Europeans statement Monitoring the Covid-19 situation closely in Norway and the rest of Europe Restrictions in place at present would make the event unfeasible, but with vaccine programs rolling out worldwide and EU Digital COVID Certificates launching, there is a chance that restrictions will lift to allow for a safe championship in Sandefjord. by WASZP Posted 11 Jun 13:47 BST Dovestone Sailing Club Training Restarts Dovestone Sailing Club Training Restarts After a long gap when training courses were not allowed After a long gap when training courses were not allowed, Dovestone Sailing Club is restarting its popular Royal Yachting Association, RYA, Level 1 and 2, Dinghy Courses. by Dovestone SC Posted 11 Jun 13:31 BST Women's Open Keelboat Championships 2021 Women's Open Keelboat Championships 2021 More teams compete than ever before This year's event was combined with the British Keelboat League and successfully attracted more sailors than ever before. Twenty-five teams competed in this year's event in IRC 1, IRC 2 and the BKL. by The WOKC Team Posted 11 Jun 12:51 BST 2021 Fowey River Championships 2021 Fowey River Championships Fowey estuary and the bay racing over the Whitsun weekend The 2021 (6th) Fowey River Championships took place over three days of the Whitsun weekend. Held in the Fowey estuary and the bay outside, the format for the event was set to test different styles of racing with each day being different. by Andrew Dellow Posted 11 Jun 12:12 BST Clipper Round the World launches new initiative Clipper Round the World launches new initiative Providing funded sailing programmes for young people affected by lockdown The Clipper Race has partnered with a new campaign, Our Isles and Oceans, which will create funded programmes for young people affected by the pandemic and lockdown. by Karla Graves Posted 11 Jun 11:58 BST Typhoon International's new Storm3 Boot Typhoon International's new Storm3 Boot Combining wetsuit comfort with protection underfoot Typhoon International has introduced the Storm3 Boot, a wonderfully comfortable semi-soft boot that combines the comfort and thermal protection of a 'wetsuit for the feet' with a sturdy midweight sole for getting around on the water's edge. by Typhoon International Posted 11 Jun 08:00 BST Stage is set for Chicago NOOD Stage is set for Chicago NOOD 150 sailboats arrive to compete in the Chicago stop of the nation's largest regatta series The colorful battle flags and race boats are filling the docks outside Chicago Yacht Club's Monroe Harbor station as more than 150 sailboats arrive to compete in the Chicago stop of the nation's largest and longest-running regatta series by Laura Muma / Sailing World Posted 11 Jun 07:52 BST Hempel World Cup Series - Allianz Regatta Day 7 Hempel World Cup Series - Allianz Regatta Day 7 A contrasting day for the 49er and the 49erFX fleets It was a contrasting day for the 49er and the 49erFX at the Hempel World Cup Series - Allianz Regatta in Medemblik, The Netherlands as sailors raced in two types of conditions. by World Sailing Posted 11 Jun 07:35 BST Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship ACT II day 3 Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship ACT II day 3 UK and Spain continue their battle After the rest day, the 49erFX women's Olympic class fleet returned to sea in Cascais. With the first warning signal scheduled for midday, competitors had to wait ashore for the wind to settle in Cascais in order to start the third day of the event. by Clube Naval de Cascais Posted 10 Jun 20:45 BST 20/21 IWT Big Wave Awards 20/21 IWT Big Wave Awards Celebrating the brave water safety crews, the skilled photographers and videographers and riders The IWT Big Wave Awards Night was held on Maui's north shore on Saturday night to announce the big wave champions. by International Windsurfing Tour Posted 10 Jun 19:11 BST Entry now open for National 12 Burton Week Entry now open for National 12 Burton Week To be held at Shoreham Sailing Club sponsored by Allen Entries are now open for Burton Week 2021, the National 12 Class Championships which includes the prestigious Burton Cup race. This race has been run since 1936. by George Finch Posted 10 Jun 19:00 BST Introducing Premium Ropes and Stirotex Fibre Introducing Premium Ropes and Stirotex Fibre A new UHMPE fibre is starting to appear in offshore classes Premium Ropes is an Amsterdam based rope supplier, rigging workshop and resource centre for all things running rigging. They quickly gained profile by running physical splicing workshops in the Netherlands and publishing videos on YouTube. by Calanach Finlayson Posted 10 Jun 17:00 BST
Thanks DadFor the father figure in your life, always going up the boat, always bimbling, lover of the water, and the perfect splice. Get him something he'll really appreciate this year!History repeatingHere's something very new, as such... However, in the 60s, another bunch of avant-garde enthusiasts pretty much did the same.The Reverso Air - Fast and furious sailingFast and furious sailing in the Indian Ocean, Mediterranean and Atlantic on the Reverso Air - the new generation sailboat, shipped in a box, assembled in seconds with a rigid hull and astonishing sailing performance.Your club needs you!The incredible surge of growth in grass-roots sailing, and boating in general, relies on the life-blood of our sport, the myriad of sailing and yacht clubs around the world.An epic feat of human enduranceIn 2022 35 sailors will race 30,000 miles non-stop, alone, around the world with no outside assistance.Cruising altitude…We looked a lot at the Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300 during the course of 2020. Back in July with the world's airline fleet effectively grounded, we used the aviation parlance to reflect on how well the Sun Fast 3300 was doing...Boat building for an extraordinary challengeTo be the first crew to row non-stop from mainland Europe to mainland South America in a pure class boat, the team at WEST SYSTEM® provided the M2M Atlantic Four with the materials needed to fix a new rudder and daggerboard.When Flares Were in FashionThe Magnum design of International Moth began a dynasty of increasingly skinny boats that would start out by rewriting the rule book for dinghy design whilst stretching the UK's PY system to the maximum.Typhoon International's new Storm3 BootTyphoon International has introduced the Storm3 Boot, a wonderfully comfortable semi-soft boot that combines the comfort and thermal protection of a 'wetsuit for the feet' with a sturdy midweight sole for getting around on the water's edge.Youth show the wayWorld Sailing held their crucial mid-year meeting last week to decide the alternative for the Mixed Offshore Keelboat event at the Paris OlympicsIntroducing Premium Ropes and Stirotex FibrePremium Ropes is an Amsterdam based rope supplier, rigging workshop and resource centre for all things running rigging. They quickly gained profile by running physical splicing workshops in the Netherlands and publishing videos on YouTube.Hello, my old friend…So I put the word out back in 52 pick up. At any rate, it got heard… And how!Scorpions secure 2-year Craftinsure sponsorshipThe resurgent Scorpion Class Association continues to go from strength to strength with a major increase in numbers already entered the 2021 Nationals in Penzance.In conversation with Jelte Liebrandsavvy navvy is the boating app that puts all your essential marine information in one place: tidal graphs, weather forecasts, automatically updated chart data, routing, GPS tracking, marina information and more. We spoke to founder Jelte Liebrand...RYA launches new wingsurfing training schemeThe RYA has officially launched its new WINGsurfing training scheme, with 12 RYA instructors now qualified to teach this exciting new watersport - a number expected to grow as the scheme pilots over the next 12 months.Alternate realityThis time 40 years ago the drummer Nick Mason released an album called Fictitious Sports. As with his band Pink Floyd, Hipgnosis were called upon for the album art, creating the image you see above, which seemed apt as an intro for this editorial.