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Entries open for 41st Hamble Winter Series Entries open for 41st Hamble Winter Series To add to the fun the recently-formed GP Zero Class will be there too Entries are now open for the 41st Hamble Winter Series. The series and its associated events, organised by the Hamble River Sailing Club, will run from Saturday 1st October through to Sunday 29th November 2022. by Trevor Pountain Posted 18 Aug 14:21 BST RS Elite Regatta at Chichester day 1 RS Elite Regatta at Chichester day 1 Shaken not Stirred in the lead after first races during local Race Week Colin Smith, helming Shaken not Stirred, RS Elite 7, was the overnight leader after the first day of the RS Elite event in Chichester Harbour Race Week. Essentially a regatta within a regatta, the RS Elite event is held in Bracklesham Bay. by Alasdair McLeod Posted 18 Aug 12:54 BST Golden Globe Race ready to go Golden Globe Race ready to go Village opens in Les Sables d'Olonne on Saturday 20th August With the finish of the SITraN Challenge from Gijon to Le Sables D'Olonne, the GGR Fleet is assembled for the first time on the Golden Globe Race dock, gearing up for the village opening in three days. by Don McIntyre Posted 18 Aug 12:34 BST Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race day 12 Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race day 12 Medallia takes Line Honours IMOCA Medallia, skippered by Pip Hare, took Line Honours in the Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race in an elapsed time of 10 days 13 hours 23 minutes and 22 seconds. by Louay Habib Posted 18 Aug 12:03 BST Half Ton Classics Cup in Cowes races 5 & 6 Half Ton Classics Cup in Cowes races 5 & 6 Double winners on Wednesday Exactly at the scheduled time, the RORC's race committee fired the gun, yesterday, for the fifth race of the Fast Lines Half Ton Cup in Cowes. The weather conditions remained rather undefined, with light winds and thunderstorm threats. by Pit de Jonge Posted 18 Aug 11:57 BST Alan Roberts leads British La Solitaire hopes Alan Roberts leads British La Solitaire hopes Setting out on his 9th challenge on Sunday Setting out on his 9th challenge Alan Roberts is the top hope of 3 British solo sailors who start 53rd edition of La Solitaire du Figaro on Sunday off Saint Michel Chef Chef, a pretty seaside town on the south side of Loire estuary opposite Saint Nazaire. by La Solitaire du Figaro Posted 18 Aug 11:40 BST SailGP: Two skippers query Swiss helm move SailGP: Two skippers query Swiss helm move Two top skippers have queried the wisdom of moving Swiss coach Nathan Outteridge onto the helm Two top skippers have queried the wisdom of moving coach Nathan Outteridge into the helmsman's role aboard Switzerland SailGP for the upcoming event in Copenhagen. Jimmy Spithill and Phil Robertson were critical of the move at today's Media Conference. by SailGP edited by Sail-World NZ Posted 18 Aug 10:52 BST Racing in the Fireball Irish Nationals start today Racing in the Fireball Irish Nationals start today A noon start at Lough Derg for the Pre-Worlds event This morning in Lough Derg we have grey skies and low cloud on the County Clare side of the water. A briefing is scheduled for 10:30 from Race Officer Con Murphy (IRO) who arrived on site this morning. by Cormac Bradley Posted 18 Aug 10:23 BST F-18 Raid World Championship 2022 day 1 F-18 Raid World Championship 2022 day 1 What a wonderful Wednesday at Saltsjöbaden, Sweden A day of sun, fair winds, warm waves and hard rocks. In the morning the waters outside KSSS harbour in Saltsjöbaden looked smooth and shiny like a polished hood of car, the sun trickled through a light mist and warm and humid air felt like a Turkish bath. by KSSS Club Posted 18 Aug 09:51 BST SailGP new sponsorship with KPMG Australia SailGP new sponsorship with KPMG Australia Title partner of the Australia Sail Grand Prix | Sydney SailGP has announced a new sponsorship with KPMG Australia, which sees the leading professional service firm become the Title Partner of the KPMG Australia Sail Grand Prix I Sydney, in a multi-season deal. by Olivia Hogan Posted 18 Aug 07:00 BST Aspire wins 5.5 Metre Swiss Open at Brunnen Aspire wins 5.5 Metre Swiss Open at Brunnen After Ali Baba fight back on Wednesday Aspire (POL 17, Mateusz Kusznierewicz, Przemyslaw Gacek, Edward Wright) has won the 5.5 Metre Swiss Open at Brunnen on Lake Lucerne, hosted by Regattaverein Brunnen, on Wednesday. by Robert Deaves Posted 18 Aug 06:56 BST 2022 ILCA 4 Youth Worlds at Vilamoura day 3 2022 ILCA 4 Youth Worlds at Vilamoura day 3 Another day of excellent sailing conditions for all six fleets Two races were completed on Wednesday at the 2022 ILCA 4 Youth World Championships, hosted by Vilamoura Sailing. Another day of excellent sailing conditions, the sea breeze held 12-16 knots for all six fleets to successfully get off their races. by Katie Olsen Posted 18 Aug 06:34 BST SailGP: Kiwis first to top both podiums SailGP: Kiwis first to top both podiums NZ has become the first team to win both podiums after winning the Impact league in Plymouth New Zealand has become the first team to win both podiums at an event after topping the Impact League leaderboard at the Great Britain Sail Grand Prix. by Miranda Blazeby, SailGP Posted 18 Aug 02:35 BST SailGP 'Racing on the Edge' : Season 3 Episode 3/2 SailGP 'Racing on the Edge' : Season 3 Episode 3/2 Part 2 of the SailGP's insider view of the professional sailing league explores the NZSailGP team Part 2 of the SailGP's insider view of the professional sailing league explores the New Zealand SailGP Team's dynamic, especially that of co-CEOs Pete Burling and Blair Tuke, and the team starts to see the fruits of its labour. by SailGP Posted 18 Aug 01:58 BST B14 Invitational and TT at Weston Sailing Club B14 Invitational and TT at Weston Sailing Club Friendly help, and a new format to lure sailors out of Covid hibernation Prior to this event the class association undertook a Facebook survey to better understand the priorities for competitors and association members. Based on some of the feedback we were keen to make this event attractive. by Crispin Taylor & Guy Harrill Posted 17 Aug 19:43 BST Norbert Sedlacek Koch makes a U-turn Norbert Sedlacek Koch makes a U-turn Innovation Yachts Open60AAL has hit an unidentified floating object The second night at sea was already quite intense. Skipper Norbert Sedlcek Koch had to tack against 40 knots of wind through a rocky sea. by Innovation Yachts Posted 17 Aug 19:22 BST Lapwing Championship at Aldeburgh Lapwing Championship at Aldeburgh Ian Robson proved unstoppable, sailing single-handed The Aldeburgh Lapwing dinghy is 75 years old this year. 77 boats have been built of which about 25 are still sailing. 12 boats sailed 4 races over the weekend of 13/14th August in near perfect conditions to contest the annual championship. by Steve Liddell Posted 17 Aug 17:02 BST Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race day 11 Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race day 11 Four teams are still to round the lighthouse on the 61st Parallel At 1000 BST on Day 11, sixteen teams have rounded Muckle Flugga and turned their bows south into the North Sea. Finally the majority of the fleet are enjoying fast downwind conditions. by Louay Habib Posted 17 Aug 16:23 BST Miracle Nationals 2022 at Dabchicks preview Miracle Nationals 2022 at Dabchicks preview The class is looking forward to its first visit to the club in West Mersea The Miracles are looking forward to their first visit to Dabchicks SC in West Mersea for their 2022 National Championships. During the 5 day event from 22nd - 26th August, the fleet will complete 10 races. by Andrew Robinson Posted 17 Aug 15:35 BST 2022 GP14 Worlds at Skerries day 3 2022 GP14 Worlds at Skerries day 3 A big day in a big sea as the breeze finally comes in After two days with no racing, day three arrived and the fleet knew they were in for a busy day. The fleet launched early off the sand in the harbour into a northerly breeze that picked up and settled at 15-20 knots for race 1. by Andy Johnston Posted 17 Aug 10:39 BST SailGP 'Racing on the Edge' : Season 3 Episode 3 SailGP 'Racing on the Edge' : Season 3 Episode 3 Cracking the F50 Code - Part 1 This episode of the behind-the-scenes docuseries in partnership with Rolex focuses on the New Zealand SailGP Team, who joined the league in Season 2 led by superstar duo Pete Burling and Blair Tuke, but have since struggled to perform. by SailGP Posted 17 Aug 07:17 BST Marlin Spike Rum UK Snipe Nationals at Plymouth Marlin Spike Rum UK Snipe Nationals at Plymouth An event like no other the class has had in the past The Mount Batten Watersports & Activity Centre were perfect hosts with Plymouth Youth Sailing running the racing side of things and doing so to a professional yet approachable manner. by Sue Roberts Posted 17 Aug 05:52 BST America's Cup: Update on INEOS Team Britannia America's Cup: Update on INEOS Team Britannia The INEOS media crew caught up with Giles Scott on the team's preparations ahead of a move to Spain The INEOS media crew caught up with Giles Scott, Senior Sailor, on how the team has been busy preparing to begin their Winter Training Camp in Palma later this year, sailing their AC40 Test Boat. by INEOS Team Britannia Media Posted 17 Aug 05:09 BST 2022 ILCA 4 Youth Worlds at Vilamoura day 2 2022 ILCA 4 Youth Worlds at Vilamoura day 2 Another day of beautiful sailing conditions in Portugal Two races were completed on Tuesday at the 2022 ILCA 4 Youth World Championships, hosted by Vilamoura Sailing. With another day of beautiful sailing conditions, 12-19 knots of wind, the top sailors are separated by just a few points. by Katie Olsen Posted 17 Aug 05:01 BST Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award 2022 Jury Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award 2022 Jury The international photo competition dedicated to competitive sailing The international photo competition dedicated to competitive sailing presents its 2022 jury. Loïc Venance, Jonquil Hackenberg, David Graham, Meg Reilly (USA), Nicolas Mirabaud and Brice Lechevallier (SUI) will select the best sailing photos of the year. by Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Posted 17 Aug 05:01 BST SSL Gold Cup - life on board an SSL47 SSL Gold Cup - life on board an SSL47 So you think you're up to it? You might want to contemplate the following... So you think you're up to it? OK. No problem. However, you might want to contemplate the following. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 17 Aug 01:47 BST 2022 5.5 Metre Swiss Open Day 1 2022 5.5 Metre Swiss Open Day 1 Aspire returns to 5.5 Metre circuit to dominate opening day The 5.5 Metre class is famous for going to nice venues, but no one was really prepared for how nice the first day of the 2022 Swiss Open turned out. by Robert Deaves Posted 16 Aug 23:42 BST Dutch beat Argentina in last-gasp Garda victory Dutch beat Argentina in last-gasp Garda victory Act 4 of the Youth Foiling Gold Cup in Torbole, Lake Garda, was the closest competition yet seen The Dutch team, Team DutchSail - Janssen de Jong mixed, rose to the pressure to win Act 4 of the 69F Youth Foiling Gold Cup 2022 in Torbole on Lake Garda. by 69F Sailing Posted 16 Aug 23:01 BST America's Cup: Spying on the Spies in Barcelona America's Cup: Spying on the Spies in Barcelona Unique to the 37th America's Cup, is an ambitious joint reconnaissance programme Unique to the 37th America's Cup, and set against this intense backdrop, is an ambitious joint reconnaissance programme, the brainchild of Emirates Team New Zealand's Chief Designer, Dan Bernasconi, and championed by Event CEO Grant Dalton. by Magnus Wheatley, America's Cup Media Posted 16 Aug 22:34 BST RLymYC sailors win 29er National Championships RLymYC sailors win 29er National Championships Impressive results from Royal Lymington's boys and girls teams in Torbay From Monday 9th to Saturday 13th August, youth sailors from Royal Lymington Yacht Club (RLymYC) competed in the 29er National Championships at the Royal Torbay Yacht Club. by Tanya Baddeley Posted 16 Aug 17:28 BST American Magic partners with SHOCK-WBV American Magic partners with SHOCK-WBV Suspension seats and OMEGA seat inserts are on their way to the America's Cup team SHOCK-WBV Ltd are proud to announce that the first batch suspension seats & OMEGA seat inserts are on their way to American Magic's base in Pensacola, USA where they will be fitted to the chase boat fleet and in operation later this month. by Daniel Henderson Posted 16 Aug 17:00 BST Half Ton Classics Cup midweek update Half Ton Classics Cup midweek update King One (IRL) sets the tone at the first race Even the Valhalla of sailing does not escape the gigantic windless heat bubble that overwhelms western Europe. Nevertheless, the RORC competition organization managed to put in an exciting series on the first day of the Fast Lines Half Ton Classics Cup. by Pit de Jonge Posted 16 Aug 14:32 BST Noble Marine Rooster RS400 Nationals overall Noble Marine Rooster RS400 Nationals overall Frantic drama as last race needs course change just before deadline Going into the final day of the national championships Christopher Eames and Rachel Tilley were sat in the hot seat, but with the prospect of the crucial eighth race bringing in the second discard meant a number of teams were still in with a shout. by Jacob Ainsworth Posted 16 Aug 13:41 BST America's Cup: Ready, Steady, Build! America's Cup: Ready, Steady, Build! America's Cup teams take over after base allocations determined - construction commences The final base allocations have been confirmed as Barcelona begins preparations for the 37th America's Cup and soon, the builders will move in as each team constructs their own base with a concentration on form, function and fan engagement. by America's Cup Media Posted 16 Aug 13:06 BST Project Land Speed goes on 'temporary hold' Project Land Speed goes on 'temporary hold' Glenn Ashby gives an update from Lake Gairdner as Project Land Speed goes on "temporary hold" A lot of the lake is now dry, but not all of it. What does it mean for Project Speed? Glenn gives an update from Lake Gairdner. by Hamish Hooper/ETNZ Posted 16 Aug 12:56 BST Boating royalty on display at Uffa event Boating royalty on display at Uffa event Coweslip returns to its original home in Commodores House In her heyday she was probably one of the most photographed boats in the world, though good looking as she is, it was her skipper who was the centre of attention. by John Roberson Posted 16 Aug 12:47 BST Red Funnel Etchells Regatta at Cowes Red Funnel Etchells Regatta at Cowes 15 boats turned out, including visitors from the USA and Australia The Etchells class gathered for the 2022 Red Funnel regatta organised by RLYC. 15 boats turned out, including visitors from the USA and AUS, despite a forecast for light airs before an unstable sea breeze each afternoon. by James Cunnison Posted 16 Aug 12:29 BST Harken Youth Match Racing Championship preview Harken Youth Match Racing Championship preview Four days of racing on Lower Pittwater (north of Sydney) for this World Sailing Grade 3 event International Youth Match Racing is set to return to the waters of Lower Pittwater in Sydney's north, with host club and Organising Authority the RPAYC, now accepting applications for invitations, to the 2022 Harken Youth Match Racing Championship. by RPAYC Posted 16 Aug 11:57 BST Wayfarer UK Nationals and Europeans preview Wayfarer UK Nationals and Europeans preview Visitors from Denmark and Ireland joining the mainland UK fleet at Arun It's all stations go for the Wayfarer National and European Championships 2022 which start at Arun YC on Thursday 18th August and run through to Sunday 21st August with three races scheduled each day. by Tim Townsend Posted 16 Aug 11:27 BST Junior sailors welcomed to the 2000 Nationals Junior sailors welcomed to the 2000 Nationals Rob Burridge's initiatives have been enormously successful in encouraging young sailors Some welcoming words and a gift of a sailor's snood to all those Junior sailors taking part in the 2022 / 2000 Class National Championships at Castle Cove SC Weymouth this week, presented by Sailing Secretary Rob Burridge. by Mark Foley Posted 16 Aug 08:02 BST Slow going for the Medway Marathon 2022 Slow going for the Medway Marathon 2022 The endurance race proves to be just that in light to negligible winds The Medway Marathon, an event of the Great British Sailing Challenge 2022 was hosted by Medway Yacht Club at Upnor, and sailed on the tidal river and creeks of the lower River Medway on Saturday 6th August. by Tim Townsend Posted 16 Aug 07:24 BST Kippford Week 2022 at Solway Yacht Club Kippford Week 2022 at Solway Yacht Club Sun, sea breezes inshore and close racing After the busy Cadet Week at Solway Yacht Club, it was another early start for sailors in Kippford Week 2022. Unusually the sailing started on Tuesday, demanded by the tide times and as crews arrived at 8am, it was flat calm and windless. by Ian Purkis Posted 16 Aug 06:46 BST 2022 ILCA 4 Youth Worlds at Vilamoura day 1 2022 ILCA 4 Youth Worlds at Vilamoura day 1 An incredible start for the 426 helms taking part in Portugal Two races were completed on Monday in each fleet at the 2022 ILCA 4 Youth World Championships, hosted by Vilamoura Sailing. All 426 boats launched efficiently in under 45 minutes for a smooth start to the day. by Katie Olsen Posted 16 Aug 06:13 BST 2022 GP14 Worlds update and more ones to watch 2022 GP14 Worlds update and more ones to watch After a four year wait, another two days is tolerable... just! e have waited four years for a GP14 Worlds, so another two days to get the first race is tolerable. Just! by Andy Johnston Posted 16 Aug 06:04 BST Norbert Sedlacek Koch's record challenge begins Norbert Sedlacek Koch's record challenge begins The ANT ARCTIC LAB circumnavigation has begun Norbert Sedlacek Koch has set sails to accomplish his ANT ARCTIC LAB record challenge, to sail around the world nonstop, without assistance through all five oceans including the most dangerous oceans on the planet: the Arctic Ocean and Southern Ocean. by Innovation Yachts Posted 15 Aug 23:25 BST Enterprise Nationals runners and riders Enterprise Nationals runners and riders Some of the usual suspects are not attending, or may be out of practice The 2022 Allen Enterprise Nationals will run 21st to 26th of August at Tenby Sailing Club. EA Commodore, Richard Pryke, gives us his view of the key runners and riders. by Richard Pryke Posted 15 Aug 22:13 BST Zippy Zero makes land at the Menai Strait Regattas Zippy Zero makes land at the Menai Strait Regattas Salt and seagull decorations were accumulated, but victory made it sweet Hello all from Zippy the D-Zero, reporting from Beaumaris, on the Island of Anglesey, North Wales. by Zippy Zero Posted 15 Aug 20:09 BST Salcombe Gin Yacht Club Regatta Salcombe Gin Yacht Club Regatta Until you get that finishing bell, nothing is decided Competitors, spectators, family and friends all gathered in Cliff House for the final and overall prize-giving marking the end to a very successful 2022 Salcombe Gin Yacht Club Regatta. by John Burn Posted 15 Aug 16:35 BST
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