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The all-new hiking range combines this wealth of experience to create hiking suits and pads that enable you to hike harder for longer. by Zhik Posted 16 Apr 20:00 BST America's Cup Hall of Fame announces new inductees America's Cup Hall of Fame announces new inductees Josh Belsky, Bob Fisher, Kevin Shoebridge and Juan Vila to be honored The Herreshoff Marine Museum / America's Cup Hall of Fame welcomes Josh Belsky, Bob Fisher, Kevin Shoebridge and Juan Vila as Class of 2024 inductees of the America's Cup Hall of Fame. by Herreshoff Marine Museum Posted 16 Apr 16:39 BST Ancasta presents its diverse fleet Ancasta presents its diverse fleet At all the key boat shows this Spring As the boating community eagerly gears up for the season ahead, the team at Ancasta has an impressive itinerary and line-up for upcoming shows and events across the UK and Europe. by Ancasta Posted 16 Apr 15:08 BST Royal Corinthian YC Super Saturday Series Preview Royal Corinthian YC Super Saturday Series Preview First race this weekend in Burnham on Crouch The Royal Corinthian Yacht Club summer Saturday series, the Super Saturday, is set to start this weekend, 20th of April, with a warning signal set for 10:00. by Petru Balau Posted 16 Apr 13:51 BST Queen Mary Sailing Club Spring Series Week 6 Queen Mary Sailing Club Spring Series Week 6 Marcus Bird returns to take two bullets The QM Spring Series is now half way through and Marcus Bird returns to take 2 bullets in a display for extraordinary light wind lake racing - what did he get up to on his holiday? by Marcus Bird Posted 16 Apr 12:32 BST Sailing Chandlery RS400 Southern Tour Round 2 Sailing Chandlery RS400 Southern Tour Round 2 Bristol Corinthian Yacht Club hosts the fleet over the weekend Bristol Corinthian Yacht Club hosted the RS400's over the weekend of the 13th-14th April for the second event of the Southern Tour, sponsored by Sailing Chandlery. by Mick Whitmore Posted 16 Apr 11:40 BST Noble Marine Moth Sprint GP at Queen Mary Noble Marine Moth Sprint GP at Queen Mary Perfect conditions for 8 sprint races on Saturday 15-20 knots, 18-degrees and sunshine greeted the Moth fleet, promising a day of champagne sailing conditions. The sprint format was set out in the briefing; 8 races of 10-15 minutes back-to-back. by Joe Adams Posted 16 Apr 11:24 BST Freestyle Pro Tour Vieste preview Freestyle Pro Tour Vieste preview Set to make history once again The biggest Freestyle Pro Tour event of the year is just one month away! The world's best freestyle windsurfers will travel to Vieste in Italy for the fourth edition of the FPT Vieste. by Freestyle Pro Tour Posted 16 Apr 10:29 BST North Sails Solo Spring Championship North Sails Solo Spring Championship Charlie Cumbley stays just ahead of Oliver Davenport King George SC welcomed 28 eager competitors and though the number of entrants was lower than previous years, the quality and depth of talent was so impressive that the 227 mile journey to cover this event was a no brainer. by Will Loy Posted 16 Apr 09:58 BST Merlin Rocket Allen SE Series Round 2 Merlin Rocket Allen SE Series Round 2 Eight visitors join the growing local fleet at Broadwater Saturday 13th April saw a growing local fleet of Merlin Rockets at Broadwater Sailing Club joined by eight visiting boats for Round 2 of the Allen SE Series, this, the first time in over 40 years the class has visited the club. by James Goodfellow Posted 16 Apr 08:47 BST Harken to sponsor RS Sprints Regatta Harken to sponsor RS Sprints Regatta Five RS classes to race at Rutland this weekend To celebrate the start of a superb year of racing five RS classes are invited to the Harken RS Sprints Regatta hosted by the RS Class Association and Rutland Sailing Club 20th to 21st April 2024. by RS Class Association Posted 16 Apr 07:26 BST 2nd Musto ISORA Welsh Coastal Race at Pwllheli 2nd Musto ISORA Welsh Coastal Race at Pwllheli Difficult to see any of the boats from onshore in the miserable weather Saturday saw the 2nd of the Musto ISORA Welsh coastal races. As always, boats are tracked using YellowBrick trackers - just as well as it was difficult to see any of the boats from onshore in the miserable weather. by Vicky Cox Posted 16 Apr 07:11 BST Lords of Tram Big Air Kite World Cup France day 1 Lords of Tram Big Air Kite World Cup France day 1 The top 24 men and 12 women are prepared and ready to kick-off this event The time has come and the action is officially ON! Tune in live and watch all of the BIG AIR action live from Barcarés, France. by GKA Kite World Tour Posted 16 Apr 06:53 BST Two more finishers in Mcintyre OGR Two more finishers in Mcintyre OGR Spirit of Helsinki and Neptune cross the Squadron line Spirit of Helsinki (Finland) and Neptune (France) across the Line in McIntyre Ocean Globe. Maiden ETA 17:00 16th April - Can they grab Overall Race IRC Gold? by Ocean Globe Race Posted 16 Apr 03:50 BST AC75 launching season AC75 launching season Love 'em or hate 'em, the current America's Cup yachts represent the cutting-edge of foiling Love 'em or hate 'em, the current America's Cup yachts certainly represent the cutting-edge of foiling and are the fastest windward-leeward sailing machines on water. by Mark Jardine Posted 15 Apr 20:00 BST SCYC to host British Dragon Edinburgh Cup SCYC to host British Dragon Edinburgh Cup The fleet return to the waters of North Wales in July The 76th Edinburgh Cup, the annual British Dragon nationals and Northern championship will be hosted by the South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club which is celebrating its centenary year. by Emma York Posted 15 Apr 19:35 BST Merlin Rockets at Burton Merlin Rockets at Burton The opening round of the 2024 Craftinsure Silver Tiller series On Saturday 13th April, 15 Merlin Rockets trekked to Burton SC for a lovely day around the cans for the first Craftinsure Silver Tiller of the year (after Burghfield's postponement), combined with the Northern, Midland, Vintage and Classic Series. by Beka Jones Posted 15 Apr 19:27 BST RS500 Rooster National Tour at Bristol Corinthian RS500 Rooster National Tour at Bristol Corinthian A weekend of great sailing with training on Saturday and racing on Sunday The RS500 fleet joined with the RS200s and RS400s at Bristol Corinthian Yacht Club for a weekend of great sailing. Saturday was spent training, under the watchful eye and skilful videoing of James Curtis, former world champion. by John Reynolds Posted 15 Apr 19:22 BST 2024 YachtsandYachting.com Racing Series Round 2 2024 YachtsandYachting.com Racing Series Round 2 A mixture of Windward/Leeward and Round the Cans courses The weekend of 13th & 14th April saw 8 one design Sunsail 41.0's take to the water for Round 2 of the YachtsandYachting.com Race Series, organised by Prometheus Sailing. by Terry Hunt Posted 15 Apr 17:43 BST Great Yarmouth & Gorleston Start of Season Trophy Great Yarmouth & Gorleston Start of Season Trophy A chilly start on Sunday with plenty of shifts and gusts After a balmy Saturday it was a chilly start for Sunday's Start of Season Trophy at Great Yarmouth & Gorleston SC. The offshore F2-3 wind provided some tricky conditions with plenty of shifts and big gusts throughout the day. by Dave Houghton Posted 15 Apr 17:38 BST RS Fest Miami brings RS Sailing festival to USA RS Fest Miami brings RS Sailing festival to USA Miami's party vibes embraced with an exciting racing programme RS Fest Miami celebrated the RS Sailing community in the United States over the Easter weekend, hosting the first ever multi-fleet RS regatta to take place in North America. by Bex Foot, RS Sailing Posted 15 Apr 16:29 BST RS200s at Bristol Corinthian RS200s at Bristol Corinthian 26-strong fleet for West Country Boat Repairs SW Ugly Tour opener Saturday 13th April saw the year opener of the SW Ugly Tour at Bristol Corinthian YC. The team had booked the sun and promise of a building wind. Racing was close throughout the 26-strong fleet with 4 different race winners. by Lorna Glen Posted 15 Apr 15:51 BST The Ocean Race sails into Athens The Ocean Race sails into Athens For the Our Ocean Conference UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for the Ocean hands Nature's Baton to Greece's Prime Minister's Special Envoy for Oceans and Coordinator of the conference. by The Ocean Race Posted 15 Apr 15:47 BST GWA Wingfoil World Cup France 2024 highlights GWA Wingfoil World Cup France 2024 highlights Champions celebrate debut wins in Leucate The final day of the GWA Wingfoil World Cup Leucate has arrived and we have officially crowned our champions. The 27th edition of the Mondial du Vent has once again delivered exceptional conditions here in Leucate. by GWA Wingfoil World Tour Posted 15 Apr 14:18 BST RS100 Class Association Training at Chew RS100 Class Association Training at Chew A rare event of a sunny warm weekend with a good breeze Twelve enthusiastic RS100 sailors turned up to that rare event of a sunny warm weekend with a good breeze. They came to fine tune their sailing skills and to learn a few secrets from some of the class self styled 'experts'. by David Smart Posted 15 Apr 13:33 BST Fast Dispatch and a 5 Star Rated Service Fast Dispatch and a 5 Star Rated Service Sailing Chandlery are passionate about getting you back on the water At Sailing Chandlery we're passionate about getting you back on the water quickly. We don't mess around, we hold good stock levels, dispatch your orders quickly, use fast postal services and provide you a 5 star rated service you can count on. by Sailing Chandlery Posted 15 Apr 12:00 BST Salcombe Yacht Club Spring Series Race 6 Salcombe Yacht Club Spring Series Race 6 Ideal weather conditions attracted a strong turnout for the concluding race Ideal weather conditions attracted a strong turnout for the concluding race of the spring series, with 8 teams assembling at the start line. by John Burn & David Greening Posted 15 Apr 10:39 BST Leamington Spa British Moth Open Leamington Spa British Moth Open A bright & breezy day for the season opener The first open meeting of 2024 for the British Moth fleet dawned as a bright & breezy day and saw a fleet of eight boats competing on the small reservoir at Willes Meadow in Leamington. by Elaine Laverty Posted 15 Apr 10:30 BST Polar Chase makes it Nine Polar Chase makes it Nine For next season's Seldén Sailjuice Winter Series The Polar Chase will be joining eight other familiar events in the 2024/2025 edition of the Seldén Sailjuice Winter Series. Chase Sailing Club near Walsall in the West Midlands will host the one-day event on 14 December. by Andy Rice Posted 15 Apr 07:19 BST 2024 Mermaid Trophy GAMES 4 at Guildford 2024 Mermaid Trophy GAMES 4 at Guildford A superb day's racing with 18 races held This was a superb day's racing with 18 races in a limit A rig wind giving some exciting planing off wind in the gusts and providing almost perfect conditions for the 9 competitors from 6 clubs. by Roger Stollery Posted 15 Apr 07:08 BST 100 sailors set a course for Martinique 100 sailors set a course for Martinique The fleet set sail today "I've never seen anything like it!" says a regular visitor to the port, staring wide-eyed at the spectacle. It is the first time that such a huge crowd has gathered in the port to bid the Cap-Martinique competitors a fond farewell. by Cap Martinique Posted 14 Apr 17:56 BST Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta starts next week Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta starts next week A unique blend of sport, tradition, camaraderie and maritime heritage The 35th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, with its unique blend of sport, tradition, camaraderie and maritime heritage, starts next Wednesday, April 17th and promises to be an unforgettable experience for all who attend. by Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta Posted 14 Apr 14:29 BST 2024 UK Wingfoil Tour in Portland Harbour 2024 UK Wingfoil Tour in Portland Harbour Rafferty Read clean sweeps the first event The arrival of the 2024 UK Wingfoil Tour brought the biggest numbers to date within the national wing foil fleet, and with good wind all weekend at Portland Harbour, this first event kicked the season off with some spectacular wing foil course-racing. by Rafferty Read Posted 14 Apr 11:07 BST Clipper Race 10: Day 17 race update Clipper Race 10: Day 17 race update Does Ha Long Bay, Viet Nam have Race 10 all wrapped up? With a commanding lead of close to 300 miles you'd think, barring any mishaps, the Vietnamese boat will sail into Seattle a day or two ahead of the chasing boats. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 14 Apr 09:37 BST L'Esprit d'équipe 2nd in McIntyre Ocean Globe L'Esprit d'équipe 2nd in McIntyre Ocean Globe Crossing the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes at 20:27 UTC on Saturday The light had faded as the former Whitbread winner L'Esprit d'équipe FR (85) from LES SABLES D'OLONNE France took second-in-line honours for Leg 4 of the McIntyre Ocean Globe Race, crossing the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes at 20:27 UTC. by Ocean Globe Race Posted 14 Apr 07:23 BST Live Q&A with Vilma Bobeck & Rebecca Netzler Live Q&A with Vilma Bobeck & Rebecca Netzler Road To Gold this Monday: How to Hone your Boat Speed Vilma Bobeck and Rebecca Netzler are hot medal prospects for this summer's Olympic Games. Sweden's 49erFX skiff stars have finished 2nd, 1st and 2nd at the past three World Championships. by Andy Rice, Co-Creator, Road To Gold Posted 13 Apr 18:00 BST Battle for gold in McIntyre Ocean Globe Race Battle for gold in McIntyre Ocean Globe Race L'Esprit D'équipe to cross finish line tonight for second in Line Honours L'Esprit D'équipe FR (85), making 10 knots toward the finish line and is expected to cross tonight around 1900hrs UTC 13TH APRIL to take a provisional second place in line honours LEG 4 by Ocean Globe Race Posted 13 Apr 17:40 BST The Silver Age The Silver Age Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli launches its AC75 Twenty-five years after the launch of the first Luna Rossa, the Italian challenger's America's Cup hull No.10 first touched water today: it is the AC75 foiling monohull with which Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli will participate in the 37th America's Cup. by Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Posted 13 Apr 15:35 BST Pennant Races at Overy Staithe Sailing Club Pennant Races at Overy Staithe Sailing Club Both the Shipwrecked Mariners' Pennant and the Seafarer's Pennant raced today Overy Staithe Sailing Club's 2024 season continued this weekend with two races held on Saturday 13 April. One of these had been postponed from the previous week when wind conditions were unsuitable for racing. by Jennie Clark Posted 13 Apr 14:54 BST Dream conditions for the Cap-Martinique start Dream conditions for the Cap-Martinique start The first days of racing are shaping up to be quick Blue skies, summer temperatures, Creole music and the odd glass of rum. There is already a definite Caribbean vibe in the Cap-Martinique race village in La Trinité-sur-Mer in Brittany. by Cap Martinique Posted 13 Apr 08:46 BST Skipper Victor Diaz De Leon leads young Americans Skipper Victor Diaz De Leon leads young Americans Looking to become 2024's 52 Super Series champions True to an initiative launched last year by team owner and 52 SUPER SERIES champion Doug De Vos that aims to provide younger sailors with experience and learning at the highest level of grand prix racing. by 52 Super Series Posted 12 Apr 20:33 BST IM24CA confirms Melges 24 European Sailing Series IM24CA confirms Melges 24 European Sailing Series Launching the Melges 24 European Ranking Established in 2013 by the International Melges 24 Class Association, the series aims to identify the top performers in the class and comprises a title championship and various regattas across Europe. by International Melges 24 Class Association Posted 12 Apr 18:19 BST Poole Regatta Early Bird Entry Discounts Poole Regatta Early Bird Entry Discounts Get your entry in before 23.59 on 13th April Early bird entry for the International Paint Poole Regatta 2024 ends tomorrow at 23.59 on 13th April, so take advantage of the lowest entry fees and enter one of the South Coast's most popular regattas right now! by Chris Jones Posted 12 Apr 16:59 BST Optimist Brits abroad Optimist Brits abroad It's an exciting time to be an junior sailor The one thing that separates the Optimist from other junior and youth classes is the sheer number of events that sailors can attend. If one so desired, you could find a major Optimist event somewhere around the world for every week of the year. by Sandy Ramus & Suzie Holland Posted 12 Apr 15:13 BST GWA Wingfoil World Cup France 2024 concludes GWA Wingfoil World Cup France 2024 concludes Cappuzzo and Suardiaz hold strong in the FreeFly-Slalom discipline and emerge victorious As the final day approached, following the crowning of our champions in the Surf-Freestyle discipline, we transitioned seamlessly back into the FreeFly-Slalom discipline. by Holly Keenan Posted 12 Apr 14:05 BST Lyme Regis Boat Building Academy Open Day Lyme Regis Boat Building Academy Open Day Offering visitors the chance to see the latest student-built boats The world-renowned Boat Building Academy (BBA) in Lyme Regis will hold its annual Open Day on Saturday April 27th, offering visitors the chance to see the latest student-built boats, find out about courses on offer and enjoy entertainment and food. by Boat Building Academy Posted 12 Apr 11:45 BST Shustoke SC ILCA Midland Grand Prix Shustoke SC ILCA Midland Grand Prix Six visitors join six home fleet boats despite the rather wild forecast Despite the rather wild forecast of 40+knot gusts courtesy of Storm Kathleen, six visitors joined six home boats for the annual Shustoke SC ILCA Midland Grand Prix, sponsored by Sailingfast. by Olly Saunders Posted 12 Apr 11:34 BST Inland & Coastal sponsors Autism On The Water Inland & Coastal sponsors Autism On The Water A registered charity committed to raising awareness of the autistic spectrum The pontoon and water access specialist, Inland & Coastal Marina Systems, is thrilled to announce its sponsorship of Autism On The Water for 2024. by Inland and Coastal Marina Systems Posted 12 Apr 09:42 BST
Hiking Performance GuaranteedZhik has a long history of collaborating with the world's best dinghy sailors to create world-renowned hiking products. The all-new hiking range combines this wealth of experience to create hiking suits and pads that enable you to hike harder for longer.AC75 launching seasonLove 'em or hate 'em, the current America's Cup yachts certainly represent the cutting-edge of foiling and are the fastest windward-leeward sailing machines on water.Ancasta presents its diverse fleetAs the boating community eagerly gears up for the season ahead, the team at Ancasta has an impressive itinerary and line-up for upcoming shows and events across the UK and Europe.All Hands on Deck at sailing clubsThe Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is marking 200 years of saving lives at sea in 2024, and the charity is inviting sailing clubs to celebrate with them.RS Fest Miami brings RS Sailing festival to USARS Fest Miami celebrated the RS Sailing community in the United States over the Easter weekend, hosting the first ever multi-fleet RS regatta to take place in North America.America's Cup and SailGP merge designsIn negotiations reminiscent of the PGA and LIV golf, an agreement has been come to by the America's Cup and SailGP to merge the design of the yachts used on the two high-profile circuits.Fast Dispatch and a 5 Star Rated ServiceAt Sailing Chandlery we're passionate about getting you back on the water quickly. We don't mess around, we hold good stock levels, dispatch your orders quickly, use fast postal services and provide you a 5 star rated service you can count on.Thirteen from FourteenNot races in a sprint series. We're talking years! Yes. That's over a decade. Bruce McCracken's Beneteau First 45, Ikon, has just won Division One of the Range Series on Melbourne's Port Phillip to amass this most brilliant of achievements.Tips on doing your first regatta.It can be nerve-wracking going to your first big event. You may have sailed with the crew before the odd time, or sailed similar types of boat, but a regatta has a different feel to it, and has its own needs.Sailing Chandlery's Founder Andrew DowleyThe business has gone from strength to strength, but never moved away from its ethos of getting sailing gear to the customer as fast as possible.Strong is smartWhether your goals are confident cruising or optimised performance, the more you understand about your yacht, the more you can achieve.Shaking off the rustWhile I had sailed a couple of times already this year, Sunday was what I'd count as the start of my 'sailing season'. It's been a pretty grim February in the UK so the days getting longer and a bit drier is welcome.Exclusive Southampton Boat Show limited time offerSouthampton International Boat Show, Britain's biggest and best festival of boating, is back and RYA members can take advantage of an exclusive FREE ticket, plus up to two half-price tickets.Remembering the early days of sailing races on TVDo you remember when certain classes managed to make the breakthrough into television coverage, and have a whole series filmed, not just appear briefly on a single show?Zhik put women on the podiumZhik, in a move that puts them at the forefront of women's water wear, has released the most comprehensive range of women's products in the brand's 20 year history.Winning at last!We'll get into detail on Firefly 503, Jacaranda, later on but maybe an even bigger story is how the Firefly Class came to be at the Olympics in the first place. To put things into perspective we first have to go back even further to the early 1930s.