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IRC Rating opens for 2021 IRC Rating opens for 2021 IRC is aimed at a very wide range of keelboats of all sizes and shapes The new season has got off to a positive start with applications coming in for 2021 IRC rating certificates and a steady stream of enquiries to the RORC Rating Office, the technical hub of the Royal Ocean Racing Club. by RORC Rating Office Posted 25 Jan 17:52 GMT Vendée Globe Day 79: The perfect layline to win Vendée Globe Day 79: The perfect layline to win Three boats in four hours on Wednesday afternoon? After 24,300 nautical miles and more than 80 days of racing around the world victory or a place on the podium on this ninth edition of the Vendée Globe might go down to the final lay line. by Vendée Globe Posted 25 Jan 17:33 GMT Crewsaver enters the inflatable boat market Crewsaver enters the inflatable boat market Introducing two new compact, and quick-to-inflate boats Crewsaver, a Survitec brand and leading supplier of safety and survival equipment to the leisure marine industry, is introducing two new compact, and quick-to-inflate boats in a development that marks the company's entry into the inflatable boat market. by Seaborne Posted 25 Jan 16:30 GMT Moshimoshi finish the RORC Transatlantic Race Moshimoshi finish the RORC Transatlantic Race The first team to finish the race in the IRC Two-Handed division Sebastien Saulnier's Sun Fast 3300 Moshimoshi crossed the finish line of the RORC Transatlantic Race on Sunday 24 January at 20:12 UTC in an elapsed time of 15 days, nine hours, 12 mins and 20 secs. by Louay Habib Posted 25 Jan 15:37 GMT Solway YC celebrates 2020 prize winners Solway YC celebrates 2020 prize winners From a very short sailing season Planned over twelve months ago when hardly anyone had heard of Corona virus, the Solway Yacht Club in Kippford still managed to hold its mid-winter prize-giving party on 23rd, celebrating the previous season's Club winners. by Ian Purkis Posted 25 Jan 15:17 GMT Competition insights: Tarifa Wing Pro Competition insights: Tarifa Wing Pro Sitting down with some of the GWA champions for an insider's look We sat down with some of the GWA champions for an insider's look at what tricks were thrown down, the best pre-competition snacks and where wingfoiling is heading. by Global Wingsports Association Posted 25 Jan 14:49 GMT Tradition alive at Melbourne to Geelong Race Tradition alive at Melbourne to Geelong Race 140 boats raced down Port Phillip toward the finish line in Geelong Kicking off at 9:30am from Williamstown, a strong fleet of over 140 boats raced down Port Phillip toward the finish line in Geelong in the 178th running of the iconic Melbourne to Geelong Passage Race yesterday. by Sarah Pettiford Posted 25 Jan 05:02 GMT 30 knots in a 40-footer 30 knots in a 40-footer We know a 60-footer can do it; now we learn the MW40OF is also up for it We know a 60-footer can do it. Now we learn that the MW40OF is also up for the task. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 24 Jan 21:00 GMT Vendée Globe Day 78: Tumbling Dice Vendée Globe Day 78: Tumbling Dice Burton leads, Bestaven opts for northern route, Dalin & Ruyant at full potential Less than 1000 nautical miles to the finish of the ninth edition of the Vendée Globe in Les Sables d'Olonne and it is still too close to call, not least as the Saint Malo maverick Louis Burton seized the race lead from Charlie Dalin. by Vendée Globe Posted 24 Jan 20:27 GMT 18ft Skiff Australian Championship races 2 & 3 18ft Skiff Australian Championship races 2 & 3 Recently crowned NSW champion team totally dominates The recently crowned NSW champion tech2 18ft Skiff team totally dominated a great day's racing in races 2 and 3 of the Australian 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today. by Frank Quealey Posted 24 Jan 08:23 GMT Vendée Globe Day 78 morning update Vendée Globe Day 78 morning update Tunnel Vision, cutting out the noise as the finish beckons As the leaders pass the Azores the leading skippers are starting to play different options. Behind the top group Yannick Bestaven and Damien Seguin were first to gybe and are heading north in search of the stronger breeze. by Vendée Globe Posted 24 Jan 07:58 GMT Virtual Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race launched Virtual Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race launched The course covers 1250nm of unpredictable ocean Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, in conjunction with the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, have developed a race between two great southern hemisphere sailing cities, Sydney and Auckland. by Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club Posted 24 Jan 07:39 GMT Vendée Globe Day 77: When to gybe at the Azores? Vendée Globe Day 77: When to gybe at the Azores? Heading towards the closest victory margin yet? The margin of victory on this Vendée Globe may be down to minutes rather than hours. by Vendée Globe Posted 23 Jan 18:39 GMT Membership at Stokes Bay Sailing Club Membership at Stokes Bay Sailing Club How Value for Money is it? Riddle me this: Where on the south coast can you launch directly onto the Solent, race against Olympians and novices in healthy fleets every Sunday of the year and summer Wednesday evenings? by Stokes Bay SC Posted 23 Jan 14:38 GMT Five out of five for INEOS TEAM UK Five out of five for INEOS TEAM UK And into the PRADA Cup final With the Americans still in the shed getting ready for the Repechage, INEOS TEAM UK and LUNA ROSSA PRADA PIRELLI headed out onto the stadium course on the Hauraki Gulf for the penultimate day of the Round Robin stage of the PRADA Challenger Series. by INEOS TEAM UK Posted 23 Jan 11:44 GMT John Bertrand chats with Nic Douglass John Bertrand chats with Nic Douglass To talk about today's incredible Prada Cup race! What a race! INEOS Team UK are into the final of the Prada Cup, the Challenger Series for the 36th America's Cup! This evening as our special guest we have none other than John Bertrand AO to join us to Chat & Wrap! by Nic Douglass Posted 23 Jan 11:27 GMT Repairs to PATRIOT progress Repairs to PATRIOT progress As the PRADA Cup Round Robins conclude American Magic Skipper and Executive Director Terry Hutchinson provided updates on American Magic at tonight's press conference, which marked the conclusion of the Round Robins phase of the Prada Cup, the Challenger Selection Series. by New York Yacht Club American Magic Posted 23 Jan 11:15 GMT Luna Rossa at the PRADA Cup Day 4 Luna Rossa at the PRADA Cup Day 4 A close race right until the finish line Another weekend of racing in Auckland for the PRADA Cup, the Challenger Selection Series that determines the first team to enter the PRADA Cup Final. by Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Posted 23 Jan 11:00 GMT Shirley Roberton talks to Sir Ben Ainslie Shirley Roberton talks to Sir Ben Ainslie In the latest RYA Sail from Home video Double Olympic Gold Medallist Shirley Robertson caught up with Team INEOS UK sailing legend and 5-time Olympic Medallist Sir Ben Anslie ahead of the 36th America's Cup presented by PRADA. by James Eaves, RYA Posted 23 Jan 11:00 GMT INEOS TEAM UK win the Prada Cup Round Robins INEOS TEAM UK win the Prada Cup Round Robins After what was probably the closest race seen so far on the AC75s INEOS TEAM UK stays unbeaten after what was probably the closest race seen so far on the AC75s, with 9 lead changes throughout the nail biting race against Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli. by PRADA Cup Posted 23 Jan 07:57 GMT Casiraghi: Boris will push hard to the finish Casiraghi: Boris will push hard to the finish One of the most interesting and impressive performances in this Vendée Globe One of the most interesting and impressive performances in this Vendée Globe has been by the German skipper, Boris Herrmann, on board Seaexplorer-Yacht Club de Monaco. by Ed Gorman / IMOCA Globe Series Posted 23 Jan 07:41 GMT Vendée Globe Day 77 morning update Vendée Globe Day 77 morning update Azores ahead are prelude to winning moves At 350 miles SW of the Azores this morning Charlie Dalin (Apivia) is still proving able to hold off the advance of Louis Burton (Bureau Vallée 2) as they negotiate a key phase looking to be able to transition from the north side of the Azores by Vendée Globe Posted 23 Jan 06:50 GMT The best race of the PRADA Cup so far! The best race of the PRADA Cup so far! Nail-biting and agonising racing sets sailing fans hearts racing For those who got up early in the UK to watch the match-up between INEOS TEAM UK and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, it was nail-biting and agonising, with the anticipation only built by the repeated delays. by Mark Jardine Posted 23 Jan 05:01 GMT Jimmy Spithill: "We have to win a race" Jimmy Spithill: "We have to win a race" Nic Douglass previews today's PRADA Cup racing It's all on today in a must win race for Prada to keep the round robin series of the Prada Cup, the Challenger Series for the 36th America's Cup alive. by Nic Douglass Posted 23 Jan 02:48 GMT Prada Cup: Day 4: Course C - Sudden death Prada Cup: Day 4: Course C - Sudden death For Day 4 of the Prada Cup, racing will revert to the expanded Course C area. For Day 4 of the Prada Cup, racing will revert to the expanded Course C area. Today one race in Round Robin 3 will be sailed. by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ Posted 22 Jan 23:56 GMT The Big Boy - Allen's Biggest Block Yet! The Big Boy - Allen's Biggest Block Yet! Just one example of what Allen can do for bigger boats Around the world, we are known as a company that produces small boat hardware, but this isn't strictly true. Let us introduce to you to "The Big Boy" just one example of what we can do for bigger boats. by Allen Posted 22 Jan 19:00 GMT Vendée Globe Day 76: Dalin, Burton & Hermann lead Vendée Globe Day 76: Dalin, Burton & Hermann lead Three Musketeers strike out for Vendée Globe victory? With just five days or under 2000 miles to go until the first skippers finish the ninth edition of the Vendée Globe the outcome still hangs in the balance. by Vendée Globe Posted 22 Jan 18:17 GMT Hunt for GB mixed offshore pairs commences Hunt for GB mixed offshore pairs commences Interest has been growing in mixed doublehanded offshore racing since 2019 The RYA has launched its search to find sailors to represent Great Britain at the 2021 Offshore Mixed Doubles European and World Championships. by British Sailing Team Posted 22 Jan 17:47 GMT Jules Verne Trophy record attempt abandoned Jules Verne Trophy record attempt abandoned After a thorough inspection carried out by David Boileau, the boat captain, the verdict is in The men of Gitana Team were positioned at 48 degrees28 south at 11:00 UTC with a lead of over 860 miles over the record when they informed their shore team of damage to the giant's float rudder to starboard. by Gitana Team Posted 22 Jan 17:18 GMT Ronstan SHOCK Blocks Ronstan SHOCK Blocks Simple efficient low friction rings The name of the Ronstan SHOCK Block is derived from SHeaveless blOCK and reflects the growing trend for replacing ball bearing blocks, with "low friction rings", in a whole range of sailing system applications. by Phil Anniss Posted 22 Jan 17:00 GMT Race day is nearly upon us... Race day is nearly upon us... Show your support for the British America's Cup Challenger Show your support and be a part of the team with the new Henri-Lloyd x INEOS TEAM UK merchandise collection. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 22 Jan 15:54 GMT 49th BVI Spring Regatta set for March 2021 49th BVI Spring Regatta set for March 2021 Offering a safe and healthy environment to enjoy sailboat racing Sailing in the beautiful warm waters of the British Virgin Islands as part of the 49th BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival (BVISR) is now possible in accordance with BVI Government protocols currently in place. by Trish Jenkins Posted 22 Jan 13:23 GMT Sail Smarts is back! Sail Smarts is back! National Curriculum Edition - all linked to Sailing and Windsurfing Sail Smarts is back - coming to you every Wednesday, 11am on Youtube! Join us for fun learning and activities linked to the national curriculum. by James Eaves, RYA Posted 22 Jan 11:00 GMT A great weekend ahead in the PRADA Cup A great weekend ahead in the PRADA Cup Press Conference held ahead of Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team and INEOS TEAM UK matches The spotlight is on tomorrow's regatta between Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team and INEOS TEAM UK as it will be a first match point between the two challengers. by PRADA Cup Posted 22 Jan 10:15 GMT Who is the fairest of them all? Who is the fairest of them all? Solo class getting set for the RYA Dinghy Show Concours d'Elegance The RYA Dinghy Show, which, as a result of the pandemic is being held in the virtual World, are running the Concours D'Elegance competition to find who will be the fairest of them all. by Will Loy, NSCA Posted 22 Jan 10:05 GMT Best time ever recorded to the tip of South Africa Best time ever recorded to the tip of South Africa Maxi Edmond de Rothschild has entered the Indian Ocean After 11 days 14 hours and three minutes at sea, Franck Cammas, Charles Caudrelier and their four crew are attacking the Southern Ocean with a lead of more than one day seven hours and 19 minutes over Francis Joyon and the men on Idec Sport. by Gitana Team Posted 22 Jan 09:32 GMT Vendée Globe Day 76 morning update Vendée Globe Day 76 morning update Burton's option pays, now up to second Louis Burton, now up to second, is starting to see his westerly route pay a dividend. He has negotiated the western side of the high pressure zone quickest and into the weekend should see his gains continue, sailing faster and back on a more direct route by Vendée Globe Posted 22 Jan 08:41 GMT Change of fortune needed for rookie 18' Skiff team Change of fortune needed for rookie 18' Skiff team Birkenhead Point Marina campaign suffers from bad luck As the championship end of the 2020-2021 Australian 18ft Skiff Racing Season moves toward the JJ Giltinan world Championship on Sydney Harbour in March, one team looking for a change of fortune is Birkenhead Point Marina. by Frank Quealey Posted 22 Jan 06:21 GMT Prada Cup: Capsize triggers changes to Cup Prada Cup: Capsize triggers changes to Cup Regatta Director Iain Murray has made several changes to the conduct of the Prada and America's Cups Regatta Director Iain Murray has made several changes to the conduct of the Prada and America's Cups, following a review with all involved parties including the competitors. by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ Posted 21 Jan 22:05 GMT Vendée Globe Day 75: Dalin's lead at 77 miles Vendée Globe Day 75: Dalin's lead at 77 miles All Quiet on the Western Front? The relative silence from among the leaders speaks volumes. Increasingly background activities are pared back to only what is necessary as the solo skippers devote all their energies to weather strategy, keeping fast and managing their energy reserves. by Vendée Globe Posted 21 Jan 18:03 GMT Sea Sure's new RED Performance range Sea Sure's new RED Performance range Enhanced pintles and gudgeons for when only the best will do As an equipment manufacturer we are always on the lookout for feedback and ideas from sailors so that we can make new products or changes to existing ones. by Daniel Henderson, Sea Sure Posted 21 Jan 16:15 GMT Club Zone: Membership Renewal & Retention Club Zone: Membership Renewal & Retention Satisfaction, Engagement & Communication for your members In this week's episode of Club Zone, Rob and Lisa chat about the recent Club Development forums and how you can increase your membership renewal and retention, even in these trying times. by Tom Chamberlain, RYA Posted 21 Jan 16:00 GMT 2021 WASZP Europeans set for Norway in August 2021 WASZP Europeans set for Norway in August Norway has been awarded what will be the biggest WASZP regatta of the season The 2021 European WASZP calendar has taken shape with a full card of events to be announced in the coming days. The flagship event for the season will be the 2021 WASZP European Championships. by Marc Ablett Posted 21 Jan 14:46 GMT Musto Skiff confirms September dates 2021 Worlds Musto Skiff confirms September dates 2021 Worlds Set to take place at Lake Garda, Italy The International Musto Skiff Class Committee has today confirmed that the ACO 11th Musto Skiff World Championships 2021 will be hosted by Fraglia Vela Riva at Lake Garda, Italy, from 25th September to 2nd October 2021. by Natalie Hilton Posted 21 Jan 13:30 GMT Four ways The Ocean Race is helping blue planet Four ways The Ocean Race is helping blue planet In 2021 there needs to be urgent action to help the ocean The Ocean Race has seen firsthand the devastating impact of pollution, plastic, climate change and industrial overfishing on the ocean. by The Ocean Race Posted 21 Jan 12:37 GMT World Sailing launches 2021 eSailing Worlds World Sailing launches 2021 eSailing Worlds The race to win this year's title - and a prize of USD $10,000 - officially begins Launched in partnership between World Sailing, the International Federation for the sport, and Virtual Regatta, the world-leading digital sailing platform, this year will be the fourth season following the launch of the inaugural Championship in 2018. by World Sailing Posted 21 Jan 11:16 GMT Q&A with INEOS TEAM UK's David 'Freddie' Carr Q&A with INEOS TEAM UK's David 'Freddie' Carr What it takes to sail the AC75 BRITANNIA Freddie is one of the more experienced members of the INEOS TEAM UK sailing team, having comped in four previous America's Cup campaigns going back to 2007. by Mark Jardine Posted 21 Jan 09:00 GMT Vendée Globe Day 75 morning update Vendée Globe Day 75 morning update Can a corner be cut? For the leaders who are 1000 or so miles SSW of the Azores this morning this stretch of the Atlantic is not as cooperative as it was forecast to be. by Vendée Globe Posted 21 Jan 08:13 GMT
Crewsaver enters the inflatable boat marketCrewsaver, a Survitec brand and leading supplier of safety and survival equipment to the leisure marine industry, is introducing two new compact, and quick-to-inflate boats in a development that marks the company's entry into the inflatable boat market.30 knots in a 40-footerWe know a 60-footer can do it. Now we learn that the MW40OF is also up for the task.The Big Boy - Allen's Biggest Block Yet!Around the world, we are known as a company that produces small boat hardware, but this isn't strictly true. Let us introduce to you to "The Big Boy" just one example of what we can do for bigger boats.The best race of the PRADA Cup so far!For those who got up early in the UK to watch the match-up between INEOS TEAM UK and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, it was nail-biting and agonising, with the anticipation only built by the repeated delays.Ronstan SHOCK BlocksThe name of the Ronstan SHOCK Block is derived from SHeaveless blOCK and reflects the growing trend for replacing ball bearing blocks, with "low friction rings", in a whole range of sailing system applications.CamaraderieAs sailors we're incredibly lucky to have two events happening on the world stage which are able to take place in the Covid world.Race day is nearly upon us...Show your support and be a part of the team with the new Henri-Lloyd x INEOS TEAM UK merchandise collection.The aftermath of Patriot's massive capsizeThe PRADA Cup so far has been enthralling and day 3 saw the drama ratchet up to 11 when a vicious squall hit Patriot as she went for a tack then bear away at the final mark, had an issue with the port runner, went for a leap, then crashed down hard.Sea Sure's new RED Performance rangeAs an equipment manufacturer we are always on the lookout for feedback and ideas from sailors so that we can make new products or changes to existing ones.Bob Fisher - The second Wise and Witty ManKey influencers in the world of UK dinghy sailing, like London buses, can often come in twos, with the best example of this being how the development of the sport here was driven by the shared presence of not just Jack Holt, but Ian Proctor.Q&A with INEOS TEAM UK's David 'Freddie' CarrFreddie is one of the more experienced members of the INEOS TEAM UK sailing team, having comped in four previous America's Cup campaigns going back to 2007.Speed = Smile on the DialFlying Nikka, the MW40OF Offshore 40 footer, I feel the need…, and David Henshall's The Greed for Speed are unequivocally all about this very subject. Of course, there are also two events in play at the present, the Vendée Globe and America's Cup...New Irish Flying Fifteen Association PresidentThe Flying Fifteen Association of Ireland hosted their delayed AGM on the Zoom platform last Wednesday with a virtual attendance from Dun Laoghaire, Strangford Lough and Dunmore East and, refreshingly, Galway, where there is a significant fleet of boats.Jack Knights - Witty Wise Man40 years ago in early January, the sport of sailing lost one of its keenest and most observant commentators, when the UK magazine 'Yachts & Yachting' columnist Jack Knights died suddenly at just 51 years of age.Win a Henri-Lloyd INEOS TEAM UK Crew CapWith INEOS TEAM UK flying high in the America's Cup and Henri-Lloyd's long-awaited launch of the Official Henri-Lloyd INEOS TEAM UK merchandise collection, here's your chance to win one of two Henri-Lloyd INEOS TEAM UK Crew Caps signed by Ben Ainslie!Simon 'Fumesy' Russell passes awayOne of sailing's great characters has been taken from us by Covid. Simon Russell, known by all as Fumesy, suddenly passed away on Tuesday.