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Get set for the Carmela Cup Get set for the Carmela Cup Invitations are being accepted for the 2023 RYA Two-boat Keelboat Team Racing Championship Requests for invitations are now being accepted for the 2023 RYA Two-boat Keelboat Team Racing Championship for the Carmela Cup. by British Keelboat Sailing Posted 27 Jan 16:28 GMT Cold, wet and challenging Golden Globe Race Cold, wet and challenging Golden Globe Race Simon Curwen 1200 miles to Cape Horn as first gales sweep across It's a long way to Les Sables d'Olonne, France and new challenges continue to mount for the remaining GGR sailors in unexpected ways. Simon Curwen is holding the lead by a good margin, but anything can happen. by Golden Globe Race Posted 27 Jan 16:00 GMT Youth Sailing Worlds 2023 & 2024 venues announced Youth Sailing Worlds 2023 & 2024 venues announced Events set for Armação dos Búzios, Brazil and Lake Garda, Italy World Sailing is excited to announce that the host venue of the 2023 Youth Sailing World Championships will be the coastal resort town of Armação dos Búzios, Brazil, and the 2024 edition is being planned for Lake Garda, Italy. by World Sailing Posted 27 Jan 15:56 GMT Upping the ante for the 50th Rolex Fastnet Race Upping the ante for the 50th Rolex Fastnet Race James Boyd reviews some of the latest hardware built or acquired especially for this year's race Names on the Fastnet Challenge Cup include Jolie Brise, Dorade, Myth of Malham, Carina II, Pen Duick III, Condor, Nicorette, Morning Glory, Nokia, Rán 2, Night and Day, Courrier Du Leon and Lann Ael 2, plus the American VO70 Wizard and the Sunrise. by James Boyd / RORC Posted 27 Jan 13:09 GMT Find your perfect base layer with Rooster Find your perfect base layer with Rooster Base layers can make or break your experience Base layers can make or break your experience, but it's so important to select the correct material for your sport, weather conditions and personal preference. A common misconception is that the more layers the better, but this isn't always the case. by Rooster Posted 27 Jan 12:00 GMT The Ocean Race Leg 2: Cat and mouse game The Ocean Race Leg 2: Cat and mouse game Taking on a slow burn with the IMOCA fleet inching southwest towards the doldrums Lighter conditions doesn't mean easier racing as the IMOCA fleet finds itself constantly shifting gears, making sail changes and gybing as the teams zig-zag southwest towards the equator and the doldrums. by The Ocean Race Posted 27 Jan 11:59 GMT 2023 A's YouthFoil Europeans set for Rhodes 2023 A's YouthFoil Europeans set for Rhodes IKA and Surf and Kite Theologos are running a training camp where everyone is welcome The A's YouthFoil Europeans is scheduled from the 11th to the 15th of April at the Greek island of Rhodes, in the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean Sea. by International Kiteboarding Association Posted 27 Jan 11:41 GMT 18ft Skiff Australian Championship Races 1 & 2 18ft Skiff Australian Championship Races 1 & 2 Finport Finance start the event strongly on Sydney Harbour Racing on Day 1 of the 2022-23 Australian 18ft Skiff Championship was conducted over two two-lap windward-leeward courses in a 10-12 SSE wind on Sydney Harbour today and it was the new Finport Finance skiff which took the overall honours. by Frank Quealey Posted 27 Jan 09:10 GMT Festival of Sails Day 2 Festival of Sails Day 2 Light on for breeze but a good day's sail Day 2 at the Festival of Sails was one for a light touch on the helm, concentration to the max, weight to leeward and enjoy a beautiful warm day on Corio Bay - blue sky above with not a cloud in sight and flat water sailing - what more could one want? by Di Pearson/Festival of Sails Posted 27 Jan 07:51 GMT 44Cup returns to mainland Spain in 2023 44Cup returns to mainland Spain in 2023 Five events scheduled for what will be the 16th season of RC44 racing The 2023 season of the 44Cup has been unveiled, with five events scheduled for what will be the 16th season of racing between the high performance owner-driver one design monohulls. by 44Cup Posted 27 Jan 06:37 GMT 2023 ORCsy Rules and VPP now available 2023 ORCsy Rules and VPP now available Sophisticated system specifically designed for the racing of Superyachts The Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) is pleased to announce that its 2023 rules and VPP for the racing of Superyachts are now available. by Offshore Racing Congress Posted 27 Jan 05:22 GMT 2023 Finn Gold Cup opens at Coconut Grove in Miami 2023 Finn Gold Cup opens at Coconut Grove in Miami It's been a long time in the planning and a dream for the Miami fleet for an even longer time It's been a long time in the planning and a dream for the Miami fleet for an even longer time, but finally the 2023 Finn Gold Cup has been opened at Coconut Grove Sailing Club as a single canon was fired on the dock at the club. by Robert Deaves Posted 27 Jan 02:06 GMT iQFOiL Lanzarote International Games day 3 iQFOiL Lanzarote International Games day 3 Sharon Kantor (ISR) new female leader, Sam Sills (GBR) #1 for 3rd day in a row The first event of 2023 for the new Olympic foiling windsurfing discipline reached its halfway point today with a change in the leadership of the women's fleet. by Media Lanzarote Sailing Center Posted 26 Jan 21:47 GMT Brunel Badger team racing Brunel Badger team racing 11 teams from as far away as Durham battle it out at Datchet Brunel University's Badger Team Racing competition took place at Datchet Water SC last Saturday. It was supposed to be a two day event, and there was sailing on Saturday in bright sunshine, but Sunday was very foggy and sailing was not possible. by UKTRA Posted 26 Jan 19:47 GMT FPT Awards public vote finals are on now FPT Awards public vote finals are on now Help us decide the best move of 2022 for both men and women The culmination of the 2022 FPT Awards is approaching steadily! On the 31st of January at 20:00 CET we will celebrate the best that Freestyle Windsurfing had on offer in 2022. by Freestyle Pro Tour Posted 26 Jan 19:29 GMT Flush Mount Deck Plates launched by Barton Marine Flush Mount Deck Plates launched by Barton Marine Available with three different internal thread sizes (M8, M10 & M12) Fresh for 2023 is a new range of Flush Mount Deck Plates from sailing equipment manufacturer Barton Marine. The Deck Plates are available with three different internal thread sizes (M8, M10 & M12) either with an included fixing eye, or without. by Barton Marine Posted 26 Jan 16:00 GMT Champions prepare for 8th Rolex Invitational Cup Champions prepare for 8th Rolex Invitational Cup A biennial regatta hosted by the New York Yacht Club The 7th edition of the Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup, held in September 2021, had nearly everything a great one-design regatta should have: tremendous competitors, a polished race committee, fabulous sailing conditions and evenly matched boats. by Stuart Streuli, New York Yacht Club Posted 26 Jan 15:45 GMT First look at boot: Peacoq foiling doublehander First look at boot: Peacoq foiling doublehander Video interview with Patrick Billot, the CEO and Founer of Foily Mark Jardine, Managing Editor of Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com, talks to Patrick Billot, the CEO and Founer of Foily, about the foiling Peacoq dinghy at boot Düsseldorf 2023. by Mark Jardine Posted 26 Jan 14:00 GMT The Ocean Race Leg 2 Day 2: Slowly sliding south The Ocean Race Leg 2 Day 2: Slowly sliding south The fleet had a slow night, gybing south from Cabo Verde It's been a tense first night as the IMOCA fleet has sailed south, away from Mindelo and towards the uncertainty of the Doldrums. by The Ocean Race Posted 26 Jan 13:36 GMT U19 Women's Team Racing National Championship U19 Women's Team Racing National Championship Royal Hospital School students win all seven races on final day Royal Hospital School (RHS) in Holbrook, Ipswich, is celebrating its recent success in the U19 Women's Team Racing National Championship, following on from a victorious year of individual and team sailing for the school. by Royal Hospital School Posted 26 Jan 13:11 GMT Team Malizia becomes a member of the IWSA Team Malizia becomes a member of the IWSA The sailing team is currently competing in The Ocean Race 2022-23 Team Malizia, the professional sailing team led by German skipper, Boris Herrmann has become the first offshore sailing team to become a member of the International Windship Association (IWSA). by Team Malizia Posted 26 Jan 13:06 GMT WEST SYSTEM epoxy starts 2023 with clean packaging WEST SYSTEM epoxy starts 2023 with clean packaging Cardboard packaging, reducing the packaging impact on the environment For the past 18 months, a wide variety of WEST SYSTEM® epoxy packaging has been changing for its European, African and Middle Eastern markets. by WEST SYSTEM Posted 26 Jan 12:00 GMT First look at boot: The Tiwal 3R First look at boot: The Tiwal 3R We speak to Emmanuel Bertrand about the revolutionary inflatable dinghy Inflatables and their use in watersports have come a long way, with inflatable stand up paddle boards and canoes now commonplace. The rigidity though for a performance dinghy has though been a challenge, but the Tiwal 3R addresses that. by Mark Jardine Posted 26 Jan 10:22 GMT Qatar GKA Freestyle Kite World Cup preview Qatar GKA Freestyle Kite World Cup preview All you need to know about upcoming event An easy hour drive north of Doha or Hamad International airport you'll find Fuwairit; once a small fishing town, now a premiere destination for kitesurfing. by GKA Kite World Tour Posted 26 Jan 10:08 GMT iQFOiL Lanzarote International Games day 2 iQFOiL Lanzarote International Games day 2 Spain and GBR maintain their top spots Pilar Lamadrid (ESP) and Sam Sills (GBR) managed to hold on to their respective leads at the top of the general classification after a very demanding day on the waters of the Canary Island of Lanzarote. by Media Lanzarote Sailing Center Posted 26 Jan 09:29 GMT Cadets at Alton Water Frostbite Series week 3 Cadets at Alton Water Frostbite Series week 3 A good number from Waldringfield continue to attend to hone their skills The popular Alton Water Frostbite Series continued on the weekend with very different conditions from the previous weekend and a good number of the local Waldringfield continued to attend to hone their skills for the coming season. by Rhona Enkel Posted 26 Jan 08:04 GMT Reverie wins Festival of Sails 180th Passage Race Reverie wins Festival of Sails 180th Passage Race Alan Woodward's team awarded the Lou Abrahams Memorial Trophy Alan Woodward's Reverie has been declared the overall winner of the 180th Passage Race, the opener for Royal Geelong Yacht Club's 2023 Festival of Sails. by Di Pearson/Festival of Sails Posted 26 Jan 08:01 GMT Zen takes 180th Passage Race line honours Zen takes 180th Passage Race line honours In opener to Royal Geelong Yacht Club's Festival of Sails Zen took line honours in Royal Geelong Yacht Club's 180th Passage Race today, finishing the 34 nautical mile course at 1.13.17pm in the time of 3 hours 43 minutes 17 seconds in the opener to Royal Geelong Yacht Club's annual Festival of Sails. by Di Pearson/Festival of Sails Posted 26 Jan 05:55 GMT America's Cup: Olympic superstar joins Kiwis America's Cup: Olympic superstar joins Kiwis Hamish Bond is one of four new athletes along with three other crew to join Kiwi cyclor squad Hamish Bond is one of four new athletes along with three other crew to join Emirates Team NZ's cyclor squad. Three of the existing team have also re-signed for the 2024 America's Cup. by Emirates Team NZ/S-W Posted 26 Jan 05:40 GMT Fabulous conditions ahead of 2023 Finn Gold Cup Fabulous conditions ahead of 2023 Finn Gold Cup The fleet has descended on Biscayne Bay over the past few days >The Finn class has descended on Miami for the 2023 Finn Gold Cup with fabulous conditions on Biscayne Bay over the past few days. by Robert Deaves Posted 26 Jan 05:03 GMT Leg two starts with difficult choices ahead Leg two starts with difficult choices ahead Conditions are slow in The Ocean Race but tactically challenging After being buffeted by strong trade winds for the duration of the short stopover, the waters off Mindelo, Cabo Verde were relatively calm on Wednesday for the start of Leg 2 of The Ocean Race. by The Ocean Race Posted 25 Jan 23:19 GMT Royal Harwich Yacht Club Shiver Series day 2 Royal Harwich Yacht Club Shiver Series day 2 Thankfully racing the day after the windless conditions pictured The weather was a complete contrast to the first one, with light winds and blue skies. 14 lasers and 10 handicap competed in two races with trapezoid courses, giving a run for the 200s and two reaches which suited the Lasers. by Gordon Sutton Posted 25 Jan 22:59 GMT Cape Town Freestyle Pro Tour season kicks off Cape Town Freestyle Pro Tour season kicks off The waiting period is running, and the first possible action might be this Thursday already! The waiting period is ON! In the upcoming week our crew in Cape Town is studying the forecasts meticulously to run the first ever Freestyle Pro Tour event in South Africa. by Freestyle Pro Tour Posted 25 Jan 22:37 GMT Flash 48 Hour Sale at Henri-Lloyd Flash 48 Hour Sale at Henri-Lloyd Buy 2 or more items and get an extra 20% off But 2 or more items and get an extra 20% off. Ends 9am Friday 27th January 2023. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 25 Jan 17:00 GMT First hydrogen IMOCA yacht construction announced First hydrogen IMOCA yacht construction announced Pioneering zero emissions energy system featuring hydrogen fuel cell technology Phil Sharp, one of Britain's most competitive and successful ocean racers, has today announced the build of a new zero emission IMOCA ahead of the 2024 Vendée Globe. by OceansLab Posted 25 Jan 16:57 GMT iQFOiL Lanzarote International Games day 1 iQFOiL Lanzarote International Games day 1 Pilar Lamadrid (ESP) and Sam Sills (GBR) are the leaders after first race day Lamadrid leads the women's field after a solid opening day whilst Sills proved unbeatable winning all four of the men's heats contested in something close to perfect conditions. by Media Lanzarote Sailing Center Posted 25 Jan 13:22 GMT Blithfield Barrel week 3 Blithfield Barrel week 3 23 starters had almost perfect wind The wind was perfect for most competitors, staying constant from the SW at 15-20 knots without any major gusts or headers to trouble most, but dropping off towards the end of race 6. by Geoff Wright & Ted Kurcaba Posted 25 Jan 11:02 GMT Superyacht Cup Palma 2023 open for business! Superyacht Cup Palma 2023 open for business! Entries have opened and the Notice of Race is now available Entries have opened for Superyacht Cup Palma, the highlight of the Mediterranean superyacht calendar, with the Notice of Race now available for the 21-24 June celebration of sail. by Daphne Morgan Barnicoat Posted 25 Jan 07:20 GMT Clipper fleet moves to sustainable running rigging Clipper fleet moves to sustainable running rigging Race extends partnership with Marlow Ropes Made with 73% recycled or sustainably manufactured raw materials, this will be the first fleet and ocean race where this type of recycled and sustainable rigging is used. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 25 Jan 06:00 GMT The Ocean Race is going to be light and hot next The Ocean Race is going to be light and hot next IMOCA crews look to Cape Town, a contrasting second leg The five IMOCA teams in The Ocean Race face a contrasting second leg, after the brutal upwind and fast downwind conditions of Leg 1. Next they take on a hot, lightwind passage from Cape Verde to Cape Town. by Ed Gorman / IMOCA Globe Series Posted 24 Jan 23:08 GMT Shifting gears Shifting gears Leg 2 presents challenges to IMOCA sailors After a week of solid trade wind action in Cabo Verde, the forecast for the start of Leg 2 is much more benign - light NE winds of 5 to 8 knots. by The Ocean Race Posted 24 Jan 17:28 GMT Former PRO canters to Gallop victory Former PRO canters to Gallop victory Enterprise wins King George SC event in Seldén SailJuice Winter Series The role of the Principal Race Officer is mostly a thankless task. But there's a strange phenomenon taking place this season in the Seldén SailJuice Winter Series... by Andy Rice Posted 24 Jan 14:07 GMT Marine Resources latest jobs Marine Resources latest jobs Take the leap with one of our openings We have a variety of roles available this week, including positions in engineering, operations, and management. Apply now and take the next step in your career in these exciting fields! by Marine Resources Posted 24 Jan 13:00 GMT 20% reduced entry fee for Kiel Week 20% reduced entry fee for Kiel Week Kieler Woche works even harder on claim of sustainability The Kiel Week promises top sporting level in the pre-Olympic year 2023 as a World Cup regatta. At the same time, the organizers around the Kieler Yacht-Club put an exclamation mark against inflation for 4,000 expected participants from near and far. by Kiel Week Posted 24 Jan 09:26 GMT SBS Boatlife 2023 sees epic growth in year two SBS Boatlife 2023 sees epic growth in year two Birmingham NEC will open the doors in under 4 weeks Advance ticket sales are way ahead of the first show and visitors can enjoy over 200 brands on display with more than 150 exhibitors and 200 boats inside the NEC, including 12 narrowboats! by Boat Life Events Posted 24 Jan 09:00 GMT Boris Herrmann meets UN Secretary Boris Herrmann meets UN Secretary Team Malizia is off to a good start with Sustainable Development Goals Team Malizia is off to a good start. The team embarked on The Ocean Race with two goals: to perform at their best on the water and to spread their A Race We Must Win - Climate Action Now! mission on land. by Team Malizia Posted 24 Jan 07:03 GMT UN meet at The Ocean Race Summit Mindelo UN meet at The Ocean Race Summit Mindelo UN Secretary-General says, "Working as one, it is a race we can win" 'Ending the ocean emergency is a race we must win, and working as one, it is a race we can win' - this was the powerful message from United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at The Ocean Race Summit Mindelo, held in Cabo Verde, earlier today. by The Ocean Race Posted 23 Jan 22:14 GMT Medway RC Laser Club Winter Series day 4 Medway RC Laser Club Winter Series day 4 Sunshine and sunglasses on a day that was to be cold and no wind We were blessed with sun but before racing started there was no wind. The course was set to what should have been a WNW direction. The wind at the first race was just that but with only 5 knots the fleet of 7 boats found it slow! by Jamie Blair Posted 23 Jan 21:01 GMT
Find your perfect base layer with RoosterBase layers can make or break your experience, but it's so important to select the correct material for your sport, weather conditions and personal preference. A common misconception is that the more layers the better, but this isn't always the case.First look at boot: Peacoq foiling doublehanderMark Jardine, Managing Editor of Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com, talks to Patrick Billot, the CEO and Founer of Foily, about the foiling Peacoq dinghy at boot Düsseldorf 2023.Flush Mount Deck Plates launched by Barton MarineFresh for 2023 is a new range of Flush Mount Deck Plates from sailing equipment manufacturer Barton Marine. The Deck Plates are available with three different internal thread sizes (M8, M10 & M12) either with an included fixing eye, or without.First look at boot: The Tiwal 3RInflatables and their use in watersports have come a long way, with inflatable stand up paddle boards and canoes now commonplace. The rigidity though for a performance dinghy has though been a challenge, but the Tiwal 3R addresses that.WEST SYSTEM epoxy starts 2023 with clean packagingFor the past 18 months, a wide variety of WEST SYSTEM® epoxy packaging has been changing for its European, African and Middle Eastern markets.What have we learned from The Ocean Race Leg 1?As I outlined a fortnight ago, I was concerned about The Ocean Race, and whether - 50 years on from the first Whitbread - a fully crewed, multi-stopover round the world race in the latest cutting-edge foiling machines was relevant.Flash 48 Hour Sale at Henri-LloydBut 2 or more items and get an extra 20% off. Ends 9am Friday 27th January 2023.“Could have. Might have…...but second still feels pretty good. Epic Hobart.” This was the message Lee Condell sent me after he and Lincoln Dews arrived aboard Sun Fast Racing.Sail, Service, Stay in Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago's strategic geographic location below the hurricane belt positions the country as an attractive location over other territories in the region for storage, repair and maintenance services.The changing face of offshore racingSunday saw the opening battles of The Ocean Race, with both the IMOCA and VO65 fleets taking part in the Alicante In-Port Race. It was a testing day on the water with the wind dropping to almost nothing towards the finish.Marine Resources latest jobsWe have a variety of roles available this week, including positions in engineering, operations, and management. Apply now and take the next step in your career in these exciting fields!Metaphors run thick and deepNow you might think you show up with a well-prepared boat, great crew, some provisions, point South, and it all happens. The 2022 Sydney Hobart did many things, but the greatest, and most distinct element is that the plan that remains omnipotent.SBS Boatlife 2023 sees epic growth in year twoAdvance ticket sales are way ahead of the first show and visitors can enjoy over 200 brands on display with more than 150 exhibitors and 200 boats inside the NEC, including 12 narrowboats!A Sure ThingFollowing the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race straight after the festivities of Christmas Day has become rather an obsession. Being in the UK, the start is not at a social time, and requires dedication to get up for, but in my book it's worth it.Top of the TopsWhen it comes to protecting your arms, back and neck from the elements; Vaikobi cold water tops, UV rashies and lightweight performance tees are... tops!For when inclusion is not just a bywordThere is no doubt that this is my overarching sentiment regarding andoo Comanche. From back on August 1 with Beginning a Winning to now, I have been afforded all that I could want.