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Dragon class celebrates 75 years of Edinburgh Cup Dragon class celebrates 75 years of Edinburgh Cup Teams from around the globe will compete to win the Open British Dragon Championship In 1949 The Edinburgh Cup was gifted to the BDA by the Duke of Edinburgh after the members of the Island SC presented the then Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip with a Dragon named Bluebottle on the occasion of their marriage in 1948. by British Dragon Association Posted 30 Nov 17:12 GMT Good breeze on the cards for Datchet Flyer Good breeze on the cards for Datchet Flyer Moderate north-westerlies set for 2nd event in Seldén SailJuice Winter Series Moderate north-westerlies are forecast for this weekend's Datchet Flyer the second event in this season's Seldén SailJuice Winter Series. Almost 50 boats from more than 25 different dinghy classes have entered, with many of the usual suspects. by Andy Rice Posted 30 Nov 13:54 GMT The Ocean Race announces new partnership The Ocean Race announces new partnership Red Sea Global becomes The Ocean Race's Regenerative Project Partner Following the recent announcement of an extensive new relationship with Warner Bros. Discovery, The Ocean Race has confirmed a new partnership agreement which will be the first to be amplified via its worldwide broadcast partner. by The Ocean Race Posted 30 Nov 12:12 GMT Toppers at Papercourt Toppers at Papercourt ITCA London and South East Topper Traveller Autumn Series 2022 event 14 The 14th Traveller on the London and South East region and End of Seasons season event. The event was held on Saturday 26th. by Oli Yates Posted 30 Nov 11:08 GMT America's Cup: Match dates released America's Cup: Match dates released AC37 Event Limited (ACE) have confirmed both the intended race area and the race dates for the Ameri AC37 Event Limited (ACE) have confirmed both the intended race area and the race dates for the America's Cup Match 2024. The 37th Match will start on October 12, 2024 and racing is scheduled to October 27, 2024. by America's Cup Media Posted 30 Nov 08:56 GMT Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina day 1 Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina day 1 Dylan Fletcher wins the only race on a light wind day The 2022 Moth Class World Championship, organized by the Yacht Club Argentino, got off to a slow start waiting for the wind. With 39 participants from 9 countries, the first day of racing had been eagerly anticipated. by Moth Worlds Argentina 2022 Posted 30 Nov 06:19 GMT 18ft Skiffs: Andoo sets the benchmark 18ft Skiffs: Andoo sets the benchmark A polished performance in difficult wind conditions in the NSW Championship opener The Andoo team of John Winning Jr, Seve Jarvin and Sam Newton have set a high benchmark to the rest of the 18 footer fleet competing in the NSW Championship, following a polished performance in very difficult wind conditions on Sydney Harbour last Sunday. by Frank Quealey Posted 30 Nov 06:10 GMT RS Aero UK Youth Team Winter Training RS Aero UK Youth Team Winter Training Greeted by a brisk 15 knot southerly on Saturday 15 keen RS Aero sailors arrived at Lee on the Solent for the second RS Aero UK Youth Team Winter Training of this winter and were greeted by a brisk 15 knot southerly. by Tom Ahlheid Posted 30 Nov 05:54 GMT Team Malizia's sailing crew is complete Team Malizia's sailing crew is complete And ready to compete in The Ocean Race Yann Eliès and Axelle Pillain join Boris Herrmann, Will Harris, Rosalin Kuiper, Nicolas Lunven and Antoine Auriol for The Ocean Race 2022-23. They will compete with the brand new IMOCA race yacht Malizia - Seaexplorer. by Team Malizia Posted 30 Nov 00:41 GMT Bacardi Cup and Star Class launch U30 Program Bacardi Cup and Star Class launch U30 Program Partnership to support young Star class sailors For 2023, Bacardi in partnership with the Star Class is launching a focused commitment to the next generation of Star Class through the Bacardi Cup U30 Program. by Luissa Smith Posted 29 Nov 21:29 GMT Catherine Chabaud has double reason to celebrate Catherine Chabaud has double reason to celebrate After Rhum Mono Class Second Place Catherine Chabaud completed a successful, popular return to ocean racing when she finished the 12th Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe in second place in the Rhum Mono class. by La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe Posted 29 Nov 16:42 GMT GKA Kite-Surf & Hydrofoil-Freestyle Worlds overall GKA Kite-Surf & Hydrofoil-Freestyle Worlds overall Brodel's brilliance - trail blazing to another Hydrofoil world title The Frenchman blazed his way to another hydrofoil world title, landing two moves for the first time in competition along the way. by Jim Gaunt Posted 29 Nov 16:22 GMT Hamble Winter Series week 8 Hamble Winter Series week 8 Jago wins Yacht of the Series and the Paul Heys Trophy There is really only one place to start this week. JAGO, Mike and Susie Yates, Yacht of the Series and Paul Heys Trophy winner. This very well sailed J109, has had a remarkable season. by Trevor Pountain Posted 29 Nov 16:02 GMT Ocean Safety set for boot Dusseldorf 2023 Ocean Safety set for boot Dusseldorf 2023 The marine safety specialist will be hosted by its German leisure distributor Ocean Safety will be shining a spotlight on marine safety and showcasing an extensive selection of its innovative lifesaving equipment at boot Dusseldorf, 21-29 January 2023. by Ocean Safety Posted 29 Nov 14:30 GMT Project Landspeed: Heading back to the drying lake Project Landspeed: Heading back to the drying lake The land speed team will head back to Lake Gairdner this weekend and the prospect of 200km/h runs The land speed team will head back to the lake this weekend to set up for what is hoped will be a couple of weeks of dry lake speed runs in breeze forecast to be 20 knots + to help work Horonuku up closer to the 200km/h mark. by Emirates Team New Zealand Posted 29 Nov 12:13 GMT RS400 Winter Series at Belfast Lough day 4 RS400 Winter Series at Belfast Lough day 4 Yet another 'punchy' forecast of 20+ knots was on the cards Yet another 'punchy' forecast of 20+ knots was on the cards, but as the fleet rigged up in bright sunshine and looked out at the lightish breeze and flat water there was even mention of softer rig settings, keeping with tradition that wouldn't last long. by Richard McCaig Posted 29 Nov 10:21 GMT Golden Globe Race lifesaving regulations Golden Globe Race lifesaving regulations Asteria sinking, lessons to be learnt Many people talk about the eye watering effort GGR entrants make to meet the tough safety and qualifying requirements of this gruelling mind game called the Golden Globe. When all the boxes are ticked, they finally receive a "green card". by Golden Globe Race Posted 29 Nov 07:01 GMT Viking Marine DMYC Frostbite Series update Viking Marine DMYC Frostbite Series update Hot competition for Fireballs in Dun Laoghaire Fireballs are having a hot time of it at the Viking Marine DMYC Frostbite series in Dun Laoghaire. by Frank Miller Posted 29 Nov 06:23 GMT The Man in the Tower The Man in the Tower We speak to SailGP's Chief Umpire Back in August it was a frustrated Sir Ben Ainslie who suggested that the onlooking Duchess of Cambridge should "send him to the Tower", referring to the Chief Umpire following a rule call at the Great Britain Sail Grand Prix. by Mark Jardine Posted 28 Nov 21:21 GMT Thoughts of a Midlands Topper Sailor Parent Thoughts of a Midlands Topper Sailor Parent An excellent short summary of his son's sailing journey so far John Gathergood has put together an excellent short summary of his son, Peter's sailing journey so far that is definitely worth sharing. Peter sails a Topper Dinghy and is a member of Youth Race Squad, led by Race Coach; Stephanie Gunn at Notts County SC. by John Gathergood & Mike Powell Posted 28 Nov 16:11 GMT RS Tera South West Squad Camp at the WPNSA RS Tera South West Squad Camp at the WPNSA Eight South West boats travel from as far as Fowey to join with 30 Southern boats The training camp at WPNSA was run jointly with the RS Tera Southern Squad, and saw eight South West boats travel from as far as Fowey to join with 30 Southern boats, for a weekend of Tera-specific coaching. by Peter Solly Posted 28 Nov 15:55 GMT Port of Dover awarded Clean Regatta certification Port of Dover awarded Clean Regatta certification The world's leading environmental accreditation for water-based events The Port of Dover has been awarded a platinum sustainable certification for the outstanding 2022 Dover Regatta, held in August of this year and delivered in partnership with Destination Dover. by Port of Dover Posted 28 Nov 14:12 GMT Marina Lanzarote sets for RORC Transatlantic Race Marina Lanzarote sets for RORC Transatlantic Race More than 20 race boats from seven different nations are expected With just over one month to go until the start of the 2023 RORC Transatlantic Race, Marina Lanzarote is ready to receive the international fleet which will set off on Sunday 8th of January for the 3,000-mile race. by Louay Habib / RORC Posted 28 Nov 13:12 GMT Video Interview with Seldén's Mats-Uno Fredrikson Video Interview with Seldén's Mats-Uno Fredrikson Taking a closer look at Seldén's electronically driven sail handling products at METSTRADE Swedish mast and deck hardware manufacturer, Seldén Mast has expanded its range of electronically driven sail handling products with the launch of the CXe45 two-speed electric Code 0 furler. We spoke to Seldén's Mats-Uno Fredrikson to find out more. by Mark Jardine Posted 28 Nov 12:00 GMT 2022 RS Venture Connect World Championship overall 2022 RS Venture Connect World Championship overall The top six para teams and top four in the open category compete in the Grand Final The top six para teams and top four in the open category compete in the Grand Final to decide the winners and medallists. by Oman Sail Posted 28 Nov 09:08 GMT Liverpool Yacht Club racing on the Mersey Liverpool Yacht Club racing on the Mersey Penultimate weekend of the Ladies and Autumn Series 2022 The last weekend of November was a busy one for Liverpool Yacht Club. It was the penultimate races for our Ladies and Autumn Series. by Alistair Roaf Posted 28 Nov 07:15 GMT Bembridge Illusion Picnic Hamper 2022 Bembridge Illusion Picnic Hamper 2022 A number of 'first timers' join in the racing Not really picnicking weather, however at least it did not rain on Saturday and it was great to see so many boats out for this season's Picnic Hamper Regatta; well done to Bruce and Ed who brought along a number of 'first timers'. by Mike Samuelson Posted 28 Nov 06:42 GMT Pwllheli Winter Series week 2 Pwllheli Winter Series week 2 A brief drop in winds to 20-25kts allowed everyone out for racing on Sunday With a conveyor belt of constant weather systems hitting Pwllheli this autumn, Saturday's racing was cancelled but a brief drop in winds to 20-25kts allowed everyone out for racing on Sunday. by Vicky Cox Posted 28 Nov 06:29 GMT New watch at the IACH New watch at the IACH Sir Robin Knox-Johnston appointed as International Association of Cape Horners President Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the first man to sail solo non-stop around the Globe, has accepted the appointment of President of the International Association of Cape Horners. by International Association of Cape Horners Posted 28 Nov 05:48 GMT Henri-Lloyd GORE-TEX® Sale Henri-Lloyd GORE-TEX® Sale An additional 20% off all GORE-TEX® products with the code Henri-Lloyd's range of Waterproof, Windproof and Breathable GORE-TEX® sailing products have been designed and built to keep you dry and protected through the harshest of conditions. Shop now and enjoy an additional 20% off all GORE-TEX® products. by Henri Lloyd Posted 27 Nov 12:00 GMT From making music to waves in the sailing industry From making music to waves in the sailing industry Jilly St John's journey to Clipper Race Crew Recruitment Coordinator #ChangingTack is a series on how ocean sailing and time spent at sea in the most raw and wild environments changes us, and can inspire a life or career change. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 27 Nov 11:09 GMT NSW 18ft skiff Championship Race 1 NSW 18ft skiff Championship Race 1 Championship season begins on Sydney Harbour The 18 footers 2022-23 championship season began today when the Australian 18 Footers League staged Race 1 of the NSW Championship in a mainly 8-10 knot North East wind on Sydney Harbour. by Frank Quealey Posted 27 Nov 09:09 GMT GLOBE40 Leg 5 set sail from Matavai Bay, Tahiti GLOBE40 Leg 5 set sail from Matavai Bay, Tahiti The challenge of the Horn ahead Today at 15:00 hours local time (01:00 UTC Sunday 27 November), the GLOBE40 crews set sail on leg 5 in Matavai Bay to the north of the island of Tahiti, bound for the Argentinean stopover of Ushuaia via the legendary yet feared Cape Horn. by Sirius Events Posted 27 Nov 06:34 GMT Q&A Live Call with the new 470 World Champions Q&A Live Call with the new 470 World Champions Secrets of world-beating teamwork, and your questions answered Luise Wanser & Philipp Autenrieth are very different personalities, but together they have combined to create a devastatingly powerful team in the 470 class. A few weeks ago this German duo won gold with a race to spare at the World Championships. by Andy Rice Posted 26 Nov 16:45 GMT 2022 RS Venture Connect World Championship day 4 2022 RS Venture Connect World Championship day 4 Teams battle for final fleet positions The fourth day of racing at the 2022 RS Venture Connect World Championships organised by Oman Sail brought with it yet more exceptional sailing and many more surprises. by Oman Sail Posted 26 Nov 15:18 GMT Global Solo Challenge - One watch at a time Global Solo Challenge - One watch at a time Lessons learned from a simple story One of my favorite short stories when I was a nipper growing up in South Africa was 'The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner'. by Brian Hancock Posted 26 Nov 14:44 GMT Achieving a Stable Reaching Setup Achieving a Stable Reaching Setup An Interview With North Sails Reaching legs are an inevitable feature of coastal racing, and a good setup can produce some of the fastest and most stable sailing. We are talking about that range of off-wind angles, where an eased jib is no longer effective. by Calanach Finlayson Posted 26 Nov 12:00 GMT Cast your vote for the RYA Club of the Year Award Cast your vote for the RYA Club of the Year Award RYA Awards Panel has today revealed 12 finalists Recognising and celebrating the hard work that goes into making the UK's sailing clubs so successful. by RYA Posted 26 Nov 10:36 GMT Rhum Multi and Rhum Mono Classes decided Rhum Multi and Rhum Mono Classes decided Loic Escoffier wins Rhum Multi, Roland Jourdain denied hat trick by engine seal penalty Friday night into Saturday's early hours The Memorial ACTe, Pointe-à-Pitre's proud, giant structure which is dedicated to the history, heritage and memories of the Caribbean slave trade, saw the busiest spell yet of finishers completing the 12th edition. by La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe Posted 26 Nov 09:13 GMT 2022 RS Venture Connect World Championship day 3 2022 RS Venture Connect World Championship day 3 Low winds prove challenging at the Barceló Mussanah Resort The 2022 RS Venture Connect World Championships organised by Oman Sail is under way at the Barceló Mussanah Resort where 39 teams from 19 nations took to the waters in light winds of between 5-7 knots. by Oman Sail Posted 26 Nov 07:05 GMT America's Cup: Rigging the Silver Arrow America's Cup: Rigging the Silver Arrow The INEOS Britannia shore team and technicians had a busy day dockside in Palma The INEOS Britannia shore team and technicians had a busy day dockside Friday in Palma with the crucial first-stepping of the ‘Silver Arrow' T6 LEQ12 carbon mast and rigging. by America's Cup Recon Posted 26 Nov 01:27 GMT Loïc Escoffier wins the Rhum Multi class Loïc Escoffier wins the Rhum Multi class Penalty for Roland Jourdain as he had a broken lead seal on his boat Loïc Escoffier (Lodigroup) who crossed the finish line second has been declared winner of the Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe in the Rhum Multi division. by La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe Posted 25 Nov 20:58 GMT Bollé Youth Match Racing Regatta overall Bollé Youth Match Racing Regatta overall Cole Tapper and team declared overall winner of the 2022 'Joy Ride' Trophy Cole Tapper with brother Finn, Nathan Gulliksen, Hugo Stoner and Ben Crafoord have been declared the overall winner of the 2022 'Joy Ride' Trophy, winning the Bolle International Youth Match Racing Regatta in emphatic style by Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Posted 25 Nov 20:25 GMT Roland Jourdain finishes first in Rhum Multi class Roland Jourdain finishes first in Rhum Multi class Rhum Mono winner expected Saturday French skipper Roland Jourdain (We Explore) finished first in the Rhum Multihull class in the 12th Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe when he crossed the finish line at 19:06:00hrs UTC (Friday 25th November). by La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe Posted 25 Nov 19:57 GMT Rooster Black Friday - Up to 60% Off Rooster Black Friday - Up to 60% Off More products and bundles now available Black Friday weekend is upon us, more products and bundles now available as part of the Roooster Black Friday Sale. by Rooster Posted 25 Nov 18:00 GMT Black Friday just got bigger Black Friday just got bigger Up to 50% off more Musto products Black Friday just got bigger with up to 50% off more products. Get kitted out for winter with PrimaLoft® insulated jackets. Or start your Christmas shopping early with great deals on practical and stylish outdoor apparel. by Musto Posted 25 Nov 14:27 GMT UK Flying Fifteens en-route to Fremantle UK Flying Fifteens en-route to Fremantle Loaded into the container for the 2023 Worlds A dozen Flying Fifteens should now be en-route from the UK to Fremantle. The 2023 Worlds may still be over 3 months away, but with a predicted 60 days at sea, plus some contingency, we packed the boats into containers on 18-19 November. by Bill Chard Posted 25 Nov 12:43 GMT Interview with Sailmon's Kalle Coster Interview with Sailmon's Kalle Coster We find out more about the Sailmon Sailing App at METSTRADE 2022 Sailmon don't just make instruments, and the Sailmon Sailing App is becoming a powerful tool for analysis, event organisation, photos and video from your sailing, as well as sharing and connecting with the wider sailing community. by Mark Jardine Posted 25 Nov 12:00 GMT
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