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B&G® partner UK Double Handed Offshore Series B&G® partner UK Double Handed Offshore Series A new race event for professionals, amateurs, Olympic hopefuls and young up and coming talent B&G®, the world's leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist have announced their support for the new UK Double Handed Offshore Series. by Dulcie Allen, B&G Posted 16 Apr 09:00 BST Entries open for the Windeler Cup Entries open for the Windeler Cup A new race for small keelboats on the same day as the Round the Island Race The Island Sailing Club are delighted to announce the launch of the first Windeler Cup, a new race for small keelboats that will run on the same day as the world-famous Round the Island Race, Saturday 3 July 2021. by Jo Bowden Posted 16 Apr 08:15 BST Maserati sets new Plymouth to La Rochelle record Maserati sets new Plymouth to La Rochelle record The Italian team's time was 12 hours, 15 minutes and 21 seconds Giovanni Soldini and Maserati Multi 70's crew crossed the finish line off La Rochelle today April 16th at 2:21:42 GMT, conquering a new record: 329 miles from Plymouth to La Rochelle in 12hrs, 15mins and 21secs, with an average speed of 26,84 knots. by Negri Firman Posted 16 Apr 07:30 BST Finn Open & U23 Europeans at Vilamoura day 4 Finn Open & U23 Europeans at Vilamoura day 4 Double win for Berecz as leaders extend After a week of incredibly consistent racing, the defending European Champion, Zsombor Berecz, broke free of the fleet for the first time on Thursday with two quite impressive race wins that leaves him with an 11 point lead with just two races to go. by Robert Deaves Posted 16 Apr 05:58 BST Statement: Bermuda Sail Grand Prix Statement: Bermuda Sail Grand Prix SailGP and the Bermuda Tourism Authority have been working closely on Covid-19 protocols SailGP and the Bermuda Tourism Authority have been working closely following the Bermuda Government's tightening of COVID-19 protocols to ensure that the forthcoming Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess. by SailGP Posted 15 Apr 18:58 BST RORC Crew Match goes live RORC Crew Match goes live Looking for a boat to race or looking for crew to join your team? The Royal Ocean Racing Club have launched an updated Crew Match portal that aims to simplify the process of matching boat owners and crew wherever they race in the world. by RORC Posted 15 Apr 18:51 BST Fox's Great Eastern Tour RS200s at Grafham Water Fox's Great Eastern Tour RS200s at Grafham Water Inaugural event in the 2021 series Grafham Water SC hosted the inaugural event of the RS200 Great Eastern Tour on 10th April. The event, sponsored by Fox's Chandlery was held in wind that varied between 8 and 19 knots and swung randomly with 40o wind shifts. by Nigel Denchfield Posted 15 Apr 16:19 BST 420 fleet back in training at Draycote Water 420 fleet back in training at Draycote Water With new sailors joining the fleet The 420 Class are unlocked! It was great to finally be able to get the class training up and running with two one-day sessions at Draycote on 8th & 9th April. by 420 Class Posted 15 Apr 15:11 BST Horizontal, Vertical or Compact Motor? Horizontal, Vertical or Compact Motor? Electric sailboat winch options examined by upffront.com You've chosen to upgrade from a manual winch to an electric winch. Now, you need to decide on motor placement. This is a critical design decision which largely depends on your boat's available space below deck. by Kerri Robson Posted 15 Apr 12:00 BST Peter Andreae Trophy in Lymington Peter Andreae Trophy in Lymington Youth event sailed in conditions far better than forecast When we arrived it was freezing cold and the forecast was saying a very high chance of sleet and over 25 knots of wind. Luckily the forecast was wrong, and even though there were some big gusts of 28 knots the weather was generally nice. by Angus McEwan Posted 15 Apr 11:45 BST Project #SailFromHome with Lijia 'Lily' Xu Project #SailFromHome with Lijia 'Lily' Xu Hear from the inspirational Chinese sailor Hear from inspirational Chinese sailor Lijia 'Lily' Xu in this week's #SailFromHomeSession. Lily won Gold at the London 2012 Olympics, China's second ever Olympic Gold in sailing. by Tom Chamberlain, RYA Posted 15 Apr 11:10 BST 2021 Australian Moth Nationals 2021 Australian Moth Nationals 40 foilers battle it out at Wangi RSL Amateur Sailing Club 40 helms took part in the 2021 Australian Moth Nationals at Wangi RSL Amateur Sailing Club, with Scott Babbage giving a masterclass to the fleet, discarding his only result outside of the top two. by Editor / Beau Outteridge Posted 15 Apr 09:58 BST The Perfect Spring Jacket from Henri-Lloyd The Perfect Spring Jacket from Henri-Lloyd MAV HL Liner jacket will become your new go-to this season We talk about our MAV HL Liner jackets a lot, there is a reason for this. We believe that our liner is the perfect jacket for Spring. Don't just take our word for it, see below why it will become your new go-to this season... by Henri-Lloyd Posted 15 Apr 07:07 BST GC32 Racing Tour revises its 2021 schedule GC32 Racing Tour revises its 2021 schedule This prudent decision follows the advice of authorities at both the national and local levels With many countries around the world, including those in southern Europe, still in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic, the GC32 Racing Tour, the board of the GC32 class and their stakeholders have made the mutual decision to delay the start of 2021 season. by GC32 Racing Tour Media Posted 15 Apr 06:18 BST Finn Open & U23 Europeans at Vilamoura day 3 Finn Open & U23 Europeans at Vilamoura day 3 Fortune favours the consistent Fortunes changed for many on the third day of 2021 Open and U23 Finn European Championship in Vilamoura, Portugal, after two more races in great conditions, yet as tricky as ever. by Robert Deaves Posted 14 Apr 20:51 BST Could the America's Cup come to Britain? Could the America's Cup come to Britain? This and more on PlanetSail OnCourse Episode 11 In the end, the successful defence of the America's Cup didn't come as a surprise. As the last few races played out it became increasingly clear that the home team had a much faster boat. by Matt Sheahan Posted 14 Apr 20:21 BST 2021 ORC Europeans program confirmed 2021 ORC Europeans program confirmed Scheduled between Naples and Capri this May The program will start with Measurement checks set to begin in just one month before the 66th Regata dei Tre Golfi sets off from the bay of Santa Lucia in Naples at the stroke of midnight, against backdrop of sparkling lights of enchanting Italian city. by ORC Media Posted 14 Apr 19:16 BST Antigua Sailing Week goes virtual Antigua Sailing Week goes virtual Sailing Week Sunday – a virtual event with stories, interviews and entertainment Antigua Sailing Week is pleased to announce Sailing Week Sunday - a virtual event with stories, interviews and entertainment, transmitting from Antigua on April 25, 2021. by Antigua Sailing Week Posted 14 Apr 19:09 BST Drop Nose Pins Drop Nose Pins What are they and why use them? A drop nose pin is a pin that can be used for securing or attaching components. They can be used in a number of places around a boat, but why would you use a drop nose pin instead on a clevis pin or bolt? by Daniel Henderson, Sea Sure Posted 14 Apr 15:43 BST Windfoiling joins Olympic performance pathway Windfoiling joins Olympic performance pathway iQFOiL has become a British Youth Sailing Recognised Class The iQFOiL youth windfoiling class has become a British Youth Sailing Recognised Class in recognition of the exciting new discipline's inclusion at the Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 Olympics. by British Sailing Team Posted 14 Apr 15:36 BST Sailors for the Sea launches discussion forum Sailors for the Sea launches discussion forum Newest resource for the Clean Regattas program Sailors for the Sea Powered by Oceana launched its newest resource for the Clean Regattas program - an online discussion forum where Clean Regatta organizers can ask each other for help and give advice on each of the program's sustainability standards. by Sailors for the Sea Posted 14 Apr 14:56 BST Lawrence Warner enters Global Solo Challenge Lawrence Warner enters Global Solo Challenge Extensive sailing experience with over 250,000 nautical miles at sea British Lawrence Warner lives in Mallorca, Spain, where he works professionally on super-yachts. He has a very extensive sailing experience with over 250,000 nautical miles at sea. by Global Solo Challenge Posted 14 Apr 14:15 BST VIDEO: North Sails Tech Talk VIDEO: North Sails Tech Talk Upwind Speed Booster with Charlie Cumbley & Cyclops Marine With the help of smarttune load sensors from Cyclops Marine, North Sails One Design Expert, and J/70 World Champion Charlie Cumbley explains how the dynamic balance of upwind performance hinges on forestay load. by Cyclops Marine Posted 14 Apr 12:00 BST ILCA Spring Series at Queen Mary day 2 ILCA Spring Series at Queen Mary day 2 Just another day of great racing for the 34 helms 34 ILCAs lined up on the second day of the Spring Series at QMSC after a very tedious lockdown. It is the tradition that the first to round the windward mark of the first race writes the race report - this week that honour comes to Mark Lyttle. by Mark Lyttle Posted 14 Apr 11:44 BST #DiscoverSailing and get on the water this summer #DiscoverSailing and get on the water this summer There's never been a better time to find your local sailing venue With 2021 marked as the year of the staycation, there's never been a better time to find your local sailing venue, get out on the water and #DiscoverSailing. by Susie Nation-Grainer Posted 14 Apr 08:29 BST Young people living through and beyond cancer Young people living through and beyond cancer Back on the water with Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Young people living through and beyond cancer will have the chance to get back on the water with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust this year as the Trust reveals its plans for 2021 today (Wednesday 14 April). by Scott Wilson Posted 14 Apr 08:07 BST Finn Open & U23 Europeans at Vilamoura day 2 Finn Open & U23 Europeans at Vilamoura day 2 Joan Cardona cleans up Joan Cardona, the defending U23 European Champion from Spain, showed some serious form on the second day of the 2021 Open and U23 Finn European Championship in Vilamoura, Portugal. by Robert Deaves Posted 14 Apr 06:14 BST New programme for Rolex Giraglia 2021 New programme for Rolex Giraglia 2021 Coastal races before the offshore classic excluded The Yacht Club Italiano makes it known that, because of the continuing extreme uncertainty internationally, and in particular on the southern French coast, because of regulations to limit the spread of Covid 19, it has decided to modify the programme. by Yacht Club Italiano Posted 13 Apr 18:18 BST Typhoon International launches Harlyn Tech Polo Typhoon International launches Harlyn Tech Polo Sustainable clothing range made of a lightweight and quick dry technical fabric Typhoon International has just unveiled its eagerly awaited Harlyn Tech Polo Shirt, the ultimate in comfort and style due to its advanced design and innovative fabric. by Marina Johnson Posted 13 Apr 16:29 BST Western Australian State Flying Fifteen Champs Western Australian State Flying Fifteen Champs Twenty-four boats take part at Geraldton Yacht Club After a brief hiccup in 2020, the Western Australian State Flying Fifteen Championship returned to its traditional Easter time-slot and the fleet was summoned to appear at Geraldton Yacht Club for a fabulous social program. by Karen Dawes Posted 13 Apr 16:17 BST Grafham Water Sailing Club Restart Series Week 2 Grafham Water Sailing Club Restart Series Week 2 A competitive weekend at the club Grafham Water Sailing Club's leap out of lockdown has continued apace despite some very chilly temperatures. Midweek saw the first of the Wednesday night races with another big entry. by Nigel Denchfield Posted 13 Apr 15:54 BST 2021 Landsail Tyres J-Cup preview 2021 Landsail Tyres J-Cup preview All systems go for the June event! Key Yachting is delighted to announce the launch of the 2021 Landsail Tyres J-Cup. This will be the first major regatta in England following the proposed final stage of the UK Government roadmap to cautiously ease lockdown restrictions. by Louay Habib Posted 13 Apr 15:24 BST Rolex Capri Sailing Week confirmed Rolex Capri Sailing Week confirmed The island of Capri has implemented a rigorous program to safely welcome all participants The first major event of the sailing season will take place as scheduled between Naples and Capri, from 13th to 20th May, with an unprecedented desire to race and on a completely Covid-free island - as confirmed by the administration. by Rolex Capri Sailing Week Posted 13 Apr 15:23 BST Vintage Merlin Rockets at Fishers Green Vintage Merlin Rockets at Fishers Green 13 boats of 7 different designs take part After some deliberation whether to hold the De May vintage Merlin open, the decision was to go for it, offering the use of an outside toilet (no clubhouse access permitted) plus a very pretty venue. by Christian Hill Posted 13 Apr 14:25 BST Midland Topper Travellers at Draycote Water Midland Topper Travellers at Draycote Water An amazing 44 sailors for the first event in the series The opening round of the 2021 Spring Midlands Topper Traveller Series was held at Draycote Water Sailing Club where we had an amazing 44 sailors enter the event. by Mike Powell Posted 13 Apr 07:08 BST Finn Open & U23 Europeans at Vilamoura day 1 Finn Open & U23 Europeans at Vilamoura day 1 Consistent Zsombor Berecz leads after opening day Hungary's Zsombor Berecz opened his title defence at the 2021 Open and U23 Finn European Championship in Vilamoura, Portugal, with steady fourth and fifth places on a day when many favourites were hitting high scores. by Robert Deaves Posted 13 Apr 06:29 BST 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
B&G® partner UK Double Handed Offshore SeriesB&G®, the world's leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist have announced their support for the new UK Double Handed Offshore Series.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.Horizontal, Vertical or Compact Motor?You've chosen to upgrade from a manual winch to an electric winch. Now, you need to decide on motor placement. This is a critical design decision which largely depends on your boat's available space below deck.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.The Perfect Spring Jacket from Henri-LloydWe talk about our MAV HL Liner jackets a lot, there is a reason for this. We believe that our liner is the perfect jacket for Spring. Don't just take our word for it, see below why it will become your new go-to this season...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.Drop Nose PinsA drop nose pin is a pin that can be used for securing or attaching components. They can be used in a number of places around a boat, but why would you use a drop nose pin instead on a clevis pin or bolt?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'.VIDEO: North Sails Tech TalkWith the help of smarttune load sensors from Cyclops Marine, North Sails One Design Expert, and J/70 World Champion Charlie Cumbley explains how the dynamic balance of upwind performance hinges on forestay load.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.Typhoon International launches Harlyn Tech PoloTyphoon International has just unveiled its eagerly awaited Harlyn Tech Polo Shirt, the ultimate in comfort and style due to its advanced design and innovative fabric.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.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.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.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.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.