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Contenders at Shoreham Contenders at Shoreham A lumpy sea venue, but with a handy harbour to launch into, to save on bow erosion Shoreham Sailing Club is perfectly formed for Contenders, A lumpy sea venue, but one with a handy harbour to launch into, to save on bow erosion. So good in fact, it will be the Venue for the 2025 Nationals, this then would be the pre-event. by Ed Presley Posted 25 Jul 16:20 BST America's Cup: Coaching Corner - Rob Wilson America's Cup: Coaching Corner - Rob Wilson INEOS Britannia have the deep-experience of Rob Wilson, now in his third America's Cup campaign Every team has employed elite-level coaches and for INEOS Britannia, the Challenger of Record, they have the deep-experience of Rob Wilson, now in his third America's Cup campaign with the British team. by Magnus Wheatley, America's Cup Posted 25 Jul 15:47 BST Etchells Regatta at Island SC, Cowes Etchells Regatta at Island SC, Cowes A very well run event despite some tricky wind conditions The Saturday of the event provided a south westerly breeze ranging between approximately 220 to 250 degrees with a strength of 7 to 10 knots. by Shamal Posted 25 Jul 15:34 BST Fireball UK Nationals at Rock overall Fireball UK Nationals at Rock overall Final day North Westerly kicks up some interesting waves against the tide On the final day the North West wind, although not very strong, was kicking up some interesting waves against the tide. by Dave Hall Posted 25 Jul 14:59 BST Lowrider Moth UK Nationals day 0 Lowrider Moth UK Nationals day 0 Racing starts tomorrow As the fleet starts arriving at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, those sailors who have yet to enjoy the delights of Weymouth must be wondering what all the fuss is about. by Dougal Henshall Posted 25 Jul 14:50 BST The making of Freya Black The making of Freya Black Discover the British Sailing Team's young gun 49er helm's route to Paris 2024 One of two 22-year-olds on TeamGB's sailing team for Paris 2024, Freya Black is one to watch. This young gun teamed up with Saskia Tidey in the 49er FX class just over two years ago, and is now set to make her Olympic debut in Marseille. by British Sailing Team Posted 25 Jul 14:30 BST Olympic Diary: July 26 - Good breeze to open Olympic Diary: July 26 - Good breeze to open The opening few days of the Paris2024 Sailing Olympics should be sailed in fresh winds The long range weather forecast from Predictwind promises fresh breezes blowing from the west, for the opening stanzas of the Paris2024 Sailing Olympics. The regatta starts with the Mens and Womens Skiffs which will sail their Medal Race on Thursday. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 25 Jul 13:36 BST Adapting to New Rules and an Unprecedented Cycle Adapting to New Rules and an Unprecedented Cycle The role of Data Technology at Paris 2024 Every Olympic cycle is unique, bringing its own unique obstacles. Who has adapted to the challenges most effectively? That only becomes clear as four-years of hard work and dedication explode in a flurry before our eyes over less than two weeks! by Cyclops Marine Posted 25 Jul 12:00 BST Summer Regatta at Snettisham Beach preview Summer Regatta at Snettisham Beach preview A superb sailing location on the North Norfolk coastline awaits you this August The picturesque coastal venue of Snettisham Beach Sailing Club located on the North Norfolk coastline is holding their popular Summer Regatta over the August Bank Holiday weekend 24-26 Aug 24. by Kev O'Brien Posted 25 Jul 11:26 BST World Drowning Prevention Day World Drowning Prevention Day Read how the RNLI saved a teenager from a near death experience Today (Thursday 25 July 2024) marks World Drowning Prevention Day and the RNLI is reminding everyone heading to the coast to visit a lifeguarded beach and swim between the red and yellow flags. by Becky Cheers Posted 25 Jul 10:01 BST Olympic Sailing Events Explained Part 5 Olympic Sailing Events Explained Part 5 The iQFoil is the new Olympic windsurfing class for men and women The iQFoil is the new Olympic windsurfing class. Israel's Sharon Kantor and The Netherlands' Luuc van Opzeeland tell us all about the successor to the RS:X. by World Sailing Posted 25 Jul 09:30 BST RS100 Rooster National Tour at Bala RS100 Rooster National Tour at Bala Zephyrus causing trouble here and there The forecast for Saturday was looking a bit dodgy, with a range of 4 to 0 knots. Zephyrus was the Greek God of the West wind. Would he turn up or would he hide in the hills? It left a difficult sail size choice for Pippa Evans. by David Smart Posted 25 Jul 09:15 BST Allen Hardware Powers Elite Athletes in France Allen Hardware Powers Elite Athletes in France In the 49erFX, 49er, ILCA 7, Nacra 17, and Formula Kite classes We're proud to support a selection of athletes from different nations, all of whom are competing in France at the pinnacle of dinghy and kitesurfing competition. by Allen Posted 25 Jul 08:00 BST 57th Governor's Cup Day 2 57th Governor's Cup Day 2 Callahan (USA): The comeback kid After going 1-5 on Day 1 (Tuesday), Justin Callahan (USA) went 6-1 on Wednesday for an overall score of 7-6 moving him into semi-final contention. by Susan Kenney Posted 25 Jul 05:13 BST 21st International Canoe Worlds day 3 21st International Canoe Worlds day 3 Even the party-goers of the fleet had to take an early night Racing was brought forward for the International Canoes at Travemünder Woche; with a first warning signal scheduled for 09:30 even the party-goers of the fleet took an early night. The forecast was for a north westerly that would be strong. by Chris Hampe Posted 24 Jul 20:55 BST GWA Wingfoil World Cup Fuerteventura day 3 GWA Wingfoil World Cup Fuerteventura day 3 Unstoppable Nia Suardiaz reigns supreme in three wingfoil disciplines There was drama in each heat on the final day of the Surf-Freestyle in Fuerteventura as one rider after another kept dropping sick tricks, each higher and more precise than the next. by GWA Media Posted 24 Jul 19:10 BST Gill Flying Fifteen Inland Championship at Grafham Gill Flying Fifteen Inland Championship at Grafham A helpful spacer mark is always to be laid to leeward of the windward mark 2024 is a worlds qualifying year for the Flying 15 class and not surprisingly, a large and high quality fleet of 40 boats turned up at Grafham to find the sun shining and some wind blowing. by Simon Kneller Posted 24 Jul 15:28 BST Olympic Diary: July 25, 2024 - First impressions Olympic Diary: July 25, 2024 - First impressions The weather and sailing conditions in Marseille look to be brilliant We are three days out from the start of competition in the 2024 Olympic Sailing Regatta in Marseille, and are starting Sail-World's 2024 Sailing Olympic coverage. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 24 Jul 15:24 BST The making of Micky Beckett The making of Micky Beckett From learning to sail in a homemade boat in Pembrokeshire to becoming one of the world's best From learning to sail in a homemade boat in Pembrokeshire to becoming one of the world's best Olympic class sailors, hear the incredible story of how ILCA 7 sailor Micky Beckett earned his spot with TeamGB for Paris 2024. by British Sailing Team Posted 24 Jul 14:30 BST IKA events update September-December 2024 IKA events update September-December 2024 The KiteFoil World Series will kick off in Traunsee, Austria Although all eyes are currently set at the Olympic Games where kiteboarding is making its first Games appearance 4-9 August 2024 in Marseille, it is worth to take a look at the competitions in the second half of the year! by International Kiteboarding Association Posted 24 Jul 13:29 BST RS300 Rooster National Tour at Beaver RS300 Rooster National Tour at Beaver Multiple moments of heroism and novelty At the 2023 nationals, there were two boats vying for victory in a generally light, shifty and very warm event. 2024's Rooster National Tour event at Beaver SC had plenty of similarities. by Pete Mackin Posted 24 Jul 12:57 BST 2000 class Millennium Series at Chichester 2000 class Millennium Series at Chichester The weed added an extra layer of task management and tactical decision-making Round 4 of the West Country Boat Repairs Millenium series was held at Chichester YC, a venue that has become a firm favourite with the 2K class. 19 boats entered the event despite the previous week's very vague forecast of wind anywhere from 7 - 20 knots. by Gemma Burridge Posted 24 Jul 10:54 BST Tiwal's 10th anniversary regatta highlights Tiwal's 10th anniversary regatta highlights The go-anywhere inflatable sailboat's 10th anniversary regatta The Tiwal Cup returned on 18th May 2024. This year's regatta was extra special for the small sailboat as it was the Cup's 10th edition! by Marie Duval Posted 24 Jul 09:30 BST Olympic Sailing Events Explained Part 4 Olympic Sailing Events Explained Part 4 The foiling Nacra 17 is the Mixed Multihull at Paris 2024 The Italian team and defending Olympic champions, Ruggero Tita and Caterina Banti, run us through the foiling Nacra 17, which is the Mixed Multihull at Paris 2024. by World Sailing Posted 24 Jul 09:30 BST OK UK National Championships at Brixham overall OK UK National Championships at Brixham overall Yellow Suit awarded for many mishaps and foolishness 39 OKs from around the country (and from Sweden) gathered at Brixham YC on the 18th July for the National Championship sponsored by Pro-set Resins. With two recent OK World champions in the fleet it was setting up to be a classic contest. by Karen Robertson Posted 24 Jul 09:28 BST 57th Governor's Cup Day 1 57th Governor's Cup Day 1 Last year's finalists, Petersen (USA) and Tapper (Aus), shine With all four semi-finalists from last year back in town, it should come as no surprise that two of them — last year's winner Jeffery Petersen (USA), and runner-up Cole Tapper (AUS) — are currently tied for the lead on six wins (and no losses) each. by Susan Kenney Posted 24 Jul 09:16 BST 21st International Canoe Worlds day 2 21st International Canoe Worlds day 2 Another long frustrating day of waiting on the water for over 6 hours Day 2 of the Championships was another long frustrating day of waiting with only two races sailed despite all boats being on the water for over 6 hours. by Chris Hampe Posted 24 Jul 08:25 BST ILCAs at the Queen Mary Summer Series Week 8 ILCAs at the Queen Mary Summer Series Week 8 RO takes advantage of the breeze to set a course making full use of the water 21 ILCAs eventually found their way down to the distant committee boat starting line at the very far end of the reservoir. The race officer had taken advantage of the nice 7 to 12 knots NW breeze to set an excellent course. by Andy Osmasta Posted 24 Jul 07:47 BST America's Cup: Alinghi and Red Bull reveal America's Cup: Alinghi and Red Bull reveal One of the best-kept secrets in sport has been how the two technological innovators work together Two of the biggest names in their fields – Alinghi and Red Bull – have joined forces to aim for the win in the 37th America's Cup. Despite a tradition of secrecy in the Cup environment, the partners have opened up about how they're working together. by Alinghi Red Bull Racing Media Posted 24 Jul 01:37 BST British Keelboat League at Rutland British Keelboat League at Rutland Sixth qualifier of the season had fantastic conditions The British Keelboat League returned to Rutland Sailing Club for its sixth qualifier of the season with fantastic conditions and a packed schedule of racing. by British Keelboat League Posted 23 Jul 22:12 BST Lowrider Moth UK Nationals preview Lowrider Moth UK Nationals preview Will this Weymouth event get the wind denied to the foilers here last year? Sometimes life is so unfair! Last year the Academy at Portland hosted the Moth Worlds, which ended up being a non-event with day after windless day precluding any racing. Today, warm sunshine and a rock steady westerly that is holding at around 20kt. by Dougal Henshall Posted 23 Jul 21:36 BST From Hvar to Paris 2024 From Hvar to Paris 2024 The Olympic Games are unique The Olympic Games are unique. Coming once every four years, it can be a once in a lifetime sporting opportunity. For the small Croatian island of Hvar, Paris 2024 is a first, as the island's first-ever Olympian will be competing, and he's a sailor. by Mark Jardine Posted 23 Jul 20:00 BST 21st International Canoe Worlds day 1 21st International Canoe Worlds day 1 Travemünder Woche hosts on the Baltic shores of Germany The 21st International 20 square meter Canoe World Championships kicked off in boisterous conditions on the first Monday of Travemünder Woche on the Baltic shores of Germany. by Chris Hampe Posted 23 Jul 19:55 BST Entries soar for Roschier Baltic Sea Race 2024 Entries soar for Roschier Baltic Sea Race 2024 Sailors from at least 20 countries will be racing in the world's latest '600-mile' offshore race Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club with the Offshore Racing Alliance, the second edition of the 635-mile race has attracted boats from all over Scandinavia, Europe and the United States of America. by Louay Habib / RORC Posted 23 Jul 19:17 BST The new J/40 The new J/40 Offshore speed, comfort and ease J/Boats and J/Composites are pleased to announce the New J/40, an offshore-capable, high performance cruising yacht capable of double-digit speeds with exceptional comfort, both in port and at sea. by Frederic Bouvier Posted 23 Jul 19:00 BST Fireball UK Nationals at Rock day 3 Fireball UK Nationals at Rock day 3 Added chop on top of long yawning Atlantic waves With another three races planned for the day to catch up from Saturday's abandonment the fleet took to the ocean in a much breezier conditions than day 2 a steady force 4 with chop on top of long yawning Atlantic waves. by Adam Whitehouse Posted 23 Jul 18:58 BST Rutland Foiling Festival preview Rutland Foiling Festival preview Free foiling tasters in Skeetas and the F101 if you book now If you are around this weekend the 27th & 28th, Rutland Sailing Club is holding its first Foiling Festival. There will be businesses showcasing their equipment, as well as FREE foiling tasters in Skeetas and the F101. by James Sainsbury Posted 23 Jul 18:03 BST Tiwal delivers its 3000th inflatable sailboat Tiwal delivers its 3000th inflatable sailboat A new generation of dinghies that can be assembled in 10-20 minutes out of the bags Fitting a sailboat into two bags and sending it to sail on all the seas of the world was the bold challenge Marion Excoffon took on in 2012. Twelve years later, Tiwal celebrates its 3,000th boat. by Tiwal Posted 23 Jul 17:00 BST Illuminis RS Vareo Regatta at Milton Keynes Illuminis RS Vareo Regatta at Milton Keynes Rooster National Tour round 4 with extra training day The RS Vareo Rooster National Tour 2024 came to Milton Keynes Sailing Club for event number four, and the annual Illuminis sponsored regatta on 20-21 July. by Paul North Posted 23 Jul 16:40 BST XOD and Folkboat Central Solent Championship XOD and Folkboat Central Solent Championship Gentlemen of a certain age are now competing against nippers The 2024 XOD and Folkboat Central Solent Championships were hosted by the Hamble River Sailing Club over the weekend of 20th & 21st July by Kathy Smalley & Trevor Pountain Posted 23 Jul 15:15 BST The making of John Gimson and Anna Burnet The making of John Gimson and Anna Burnet How the silver medal-winners took their place among the world's top Olympic sailing pairs Discover the incredible story of how John Gimson and Anna Burnet fell in love with sailing, formed their silver medal-winning partnership and took their place among the world's top Olympic sailing pairs. by British Sailing Team Posted 23 Jul 14:30 BST The Round Iceland Race ‘25 launched The Round Iceland Race ‘25 launched This ORC Cat 1 race will be open to solo, double handed and fully crewed yachts It is with great excitement that the Royal Western Yacht Club announce The Round Iceland Challenge'25. by Royal Western Yacht Club of England Posted 23 Jul 14:26 BST ClubSwan annual date with Copa del Rey MAPFRE ClubSwan annual date with Copa del Rey MAPFRE The competitive division of the Nautor Swan boatyard will be represented by two of their classes Since their incorporation in the Copa del Rey MAPFRE in 2017, the One Design ClubSwan class has continued to strengthen their relationship with the event hosted by the Real Club Náutico de Palma. by Copa del Rey MAPFRE Posted 23 Jul 14:16 BST Illusion 8 Hour Race at Middle Nene Illusion 8 Hour Race at Middle Nene A spectator event with a social get-together on the shore Following a concept introduced in 2022, the 8-Hour Race at Middle Nene SC is held in Illusion mini-keelboats, designed as a spectator event with a social get-together on the shore. by Wilf Kunze Posted 23 Jul 13:40 BST GP14 Bell Trophy at Poole GP14 Bell Trophy at Poole The weather gods appeared keen to show off their powers by treating visitors to everything This event is unique to Poole Yacht Club consisting of two races around the harbour islands on Saturday and a conventional open meeting on the Sunday with four races around the cans. It was well attended with 19 GP14s including 12 visitors. by James Stafford Posted 23 Jul 13:28 BST Ben Ainslie looking forward to Preliminary Regatta Ben Ainslie looking forward to Preliminary Regatta One of the most watched teams in the Louis Vuitton 37th America's Cup has been INEOS Britannia Undoubtedly one of the most watched teams in the Louis Vuitton 37th America's Cup has been the Challenger of Record, INEOS Britannia who, from the very start, have placed design innovation at the heart of their campaign. by Magnus Wheatley/America's Cup Media Posted 23 Jul 13:19 BST Get Regatta Ready for Cowes Get Regatta Ready for Cowes From high-performing waterproof jackets and hi-fits, to tees and polos From high-performing waterproof jackets and hi-fits, to tees and polos, Henri-Lloyd has all you need for Cowes Week. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 23 Jul 12:00 BST Welsh Open Challenger Championship Welsh Open Challenger Championship For the first time in some years, the visitors were joined by the two local boats Five Challengers travelled to Llyn Brenig for the Welsh Open Challenger Championship. Most had rather trying journeys, especially the two sailors coming from the north. For the first time in some years, the visitors were joined by the two local boats. by Marion Edwards Posted 23 Jul 11:24 BST
Adapting to New Rules and an Unprecedented CycleEvery Olympic cycle is unique, bringing its own unique obstacles. Who has adapted to the challenges most effectively? That only becomes clear as four-years of hard work and dedication explode in a flurry before our eyes over less than two weeks!From Hvar to Paris 2024The Olympic Games are unique. Coming once every four years, it can be a once in a lifetime sporting opportunity. For the small Croatian island of Hvar, Paris 2024 is a first, as the island's first-ever Olympian will be competing, and he's a sailor.Allen Hardware Powers Elite Athletes in FranceWe're proud to support a selection of athletes from different nations, all of whom are competing in France at the pinnacle of dinghy and kitesurfing competition.Never again! (Except for next time…)What's it like to take a Cruiser/Racer racing? Not just any racing, mind you, but two of the world's most famous courses. The Transpac and the Hobart. This was the premise presented to Charles Ettienne-Devanneaux ahead of our most recent chat.Tiwal's 10th anniversary regatta highlightsThe Tiwal Cup returned on 18th May 2024. This year's regatta was extra special for the small sailboat as it was the Cup's 10th edition!Whisper it quietly..Don't say it too loudly, but the Youth Sailing World Championships are taking place at Lake Garda in under a week's time.The new J/40J/Boats and J/Composites are pleased to announce the New J/40, an offshore-capable, high performance cruising yacht capable of double-digit speeds with exceptional comfort, both in port and at sea.It's upon usParis 2024 happens this month. Little wonder it seems like it has come back around quickly, when this current quadrennial actually started in 2021. Still. Is what it is… 12 sailors comprise the Australian Olympic Sailing Team.Tiwal delivers its 3000th inflatable sailboatFitting a sailboat into two bags and sending it to sail on all the seas of the world was the bold challenge Marion Excoffon took on in 2012. Twelve years later, Tiwal celebrates its 3,000th boat. Make mine a MagnumIn almost every respect, 'Magnum' was a 1970s classic, but 50 years on the Magnum Moth is about to get a 21st century make-over. Sailors wanting to join the growing Lowrider Moth fleet just have to ask themselves, "Do you feel lucky?"Get Regatta Ready for CowesFrom high-performing waterproof jackets and hi-fits, to tees and polos, Henri-Lloyd has all you need for Cowes Week.Performance vs. ParticipationI've heard many a time that one of the reasons for a fall in participation in sailing is the increased performance of boats. Effectively, the skill level and athleticism required in high performance boats excludes a range of people from participating.Vaikobi looking forward to the Paris 2024 OlympicsTo all these athletes and many others athletes who will be using our gear in Paris, we feel privileged that you trust us to provide you with the highest performing gear to help you achieve your goals at the Games.The latest kit for summer boating, rain or shineSummer's finally here and the season is in full swing. Here's our pick of the latest kit for racing, cruising and enjoying the water, rain or shine.The Final Countdown is on | 5 days to goWith the Games just days away, the pinnacle of competitive Dinghy Sailing, we're super excited to see some of our supported sailors competing this year. Please join us in wishing our athletes all the best over the next few weeks!It's just a stickIt was just like watching an enthusiastic kid. Alinghi's Silvio Arrivabene was totally in the 'nothing to see here' mode, and moreover, was keener to get into the ‘maybe exceeding them' remarks about their targets. Did someone say, ‘Spinal Tap'?