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Once upon a time in Saint Tropez... Once upon a time in Saint Tropez... Classes, Modern and Classic alike racing at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez It was amidst a soundtrack comprising hand canons on the large schooners, sea shanties from the schooner Naema and the drone of bagpipes from the top spreader of the gaff schooner Elena, that sailors returned to port this evening. by Maguelonne Turcat Posted 30 Sep 20:52 BST 29er EuroCup Hungary at Lake Balaton 29er EuroCup Hungary at Lake Balaton Challenging conditions for the 37 boats from 5 nations 74 competitors on 37 boats from five nations sailed the Rooster 29er Euro Cup and National Championships. The first three days started with a postponement, but racing took place on all but one day thanks to the patient work of the race committee. by International 29er Class Posted 30 Sep 20:39 BST Epic third day at OK Dinghy Europeans Epic third day at OK Dinghy Europeans Bo Petersen takes the lead in Bandol Bo Petersen, from Denmark, has taken the lead at the OK Dinghy Europeans at Société Nautique de Bandol, France, but sits on equal points with Stefan de Vries, from The Netherlands, while Britain's Nick Craig is up to third, just four points back. by Robert Deaves Posted 30 Sep 20:27 BST Royal Cup 52 Super Series Scarlino Day 4 Royal Cup 52 Super Series Scarlino Day 4 Sled leads into Saturday's Scarlino showdown by just one point Just one point separates Sled from second placed Quantum Racing going into Saturday's two scheduled races which will decide the winners of the Royal Cup, the top trophy for the fourth regatta of the 2022 52 SUPER SERIES season. by 52 Super Series Posted 30 Sep 20:18 BST Noble Marine Streaker Nationals at South Shields Noble Marine Streaker Nationals at South Shields From 5 knots with calm seas to 18 knots with "waves the size of houses" South Shields Sailing Club delivered a truly memorable 2022 Noble Marine Streaker National Championship event. Conditions over the three days ranged from 5 knots with calm seas to 18 knots with "waves the size of houses". by Neil Firth Posted 30 Sep 17:55 BST Supernova Inlands at Blithfield Supernova Inlands at Blithfield 54 entrants on the superb sailing waters of the largest reservoir in Staffordshire In a return to the superb sailing waters of the largest reservoir in Staffordshire, the 2022 Inland Championship, supported by Hartley Boats Chandlery and Craftinsure, saw 54 entrants hosted by Blithfield Sailing Club. by Alastair Reid Posted 30 Sep 13:39 BST The Ocean Race and Warner Bros. Discovery team up The Ocean Race and Warner Bros. Discovery team up Live race coverage and enhanced storytelling around the crews, destinations and the ocean Warner Bros. Discovery and The Ocean Race have agreed a long-term partnership that will extend the global race to Warner Bros. Discovery's audience around the world. by The Ocean Race Posted 30 Sep 13:28 BST Marine Resources latest jobs Marine Resources latest jobs And the latest Marine Industry Salary Survey 2022 Are you looking for a job that gives you a sense of purpose? Yes? Then you are one of the 65% of people looking for this since the pandemic. Did you know that 28.1% of the Salary Survey 2022 respondents said work culture was the most important? by Marine Resources Posted 30 Sep 12:00 BST The Globe 40 reaches Cape Leeuwin The Globe 40 reaches Cape Leeuwin The 2nd Cape in the Round the World trilogy Yesterday, the Dutch crew on SEC HAYAI, Frans Budel and Ysbrand Endt, passed the longitude of Cape Leewin in south-west Australia, a 3,580-mile (6,630 km) sea passage from Mauritius, which took them 16 days and 12 hours. by Sirius Events Posted 30 Sep 11:55 BST GP14s at Windermere GP14s at Windermere Bacon sandwiches eaten all morning whilst waiting for the wind With Bowness Bay looking like a mirror and the nearby fells covered in a heavy grey cloud, locals felt there was little prospect of any breeze filling in for the Royal Windermere Yacht Club's joint GP14 and Solo Open meeting. by Simon McVey Posted 30 Sep 11:09 BST Team Wildwind at the Hobie 16 Worlds Team Wildwind at the Hobie 16 Worlds Simon and Evie discuss how they experienced the event Two weeks before the 23rd Hobie 16 World championships in Spain, Simon Morgan, Wildwind's founder and crew Bryony Spieza (formerly Bennett Lloyd) had just finished in first place at the Carey Olsen regatta in Jersey. by Wildwind Posted 30 Sep 07:47 BST Golden Globe fleet dive into doldrums Golden Globe fleet dive into doldrums Frustrating first test for many A week after the fleet crossed the Lanzarote gate, Simon Curwen (UK) is leading the fleet into the Doldrums through the 10th parallel, where the elastic fleet expands and compresses depending on the conditions. by Don McIntyre Posted 30 Sep 07:17 BST Revised dates & format for Sail Port Stephens 2023 Revised dates & format for Sail Port Stephens 2023 The iconic Commodores Cup series is being extended to five days Sail Port Stephens (SPS) is revamping its event schedule and revising dates for racing in April and May 2023, having outgrown the previous week-long format that remained largely unchanged since its inception in 2008. by Mark Rothfield Posted 30 Sep 04:46 BST Notice of Race issued for Womens/Youth AC Notice of Race issued for Womens/Youth AC America's Cup Events has released the Notice of Race for the Youth and Womens America's Cups The Notice of Race for the 2024 Women's America's Cup and Youth America's Cup has been posted and firm plans can now be laid by prospective teams from around the world to compete in the glorious surrounds of Barcelona in 2024. by America's Cup Events Posted 29 Sep 23:59 BST Hobie 16 Worlds in Spain overall Hobie 16 Worlds in Spain overall Congratulations to Cam Owen and Susan Ghent from Australia Congratulations to our 2022 Hobie 16 World Champions, Cam Owen and Susan Ghent from Australia. After a long day of waiting and an eventual abandoned race Cam and Susie took the top spot in an incredibly talented pool of sailors. by Hobie Racing Posted 29 Sep 21:44 BST A day of fun and fiery challenges of all kinds A day of fun and fiery challenges of all kinds At Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez Thursday at Les Voiles has the spirit of the Nioulargue and the breeze at its centre, wrapped up in the sheer madness of sailors on a quest for fun and friendly nautical challenges, all of them imbued with the sense of fair play so cherished by the teams. by Maguelonne Turcat Posted 29 Sep 20:29 BST Kismet wins Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy Kismet wins Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy The traditional rendez-vous at the Voiles de Saint-Tropez for classic yachts aged 100 years or more British flagged Kismet won the 11th edition of the Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy, the traditional rendez-vous at the Voiles de Saint-Tropez for classic yachts aged 100 years or more. by Gstaad Yacht Club Posted 29 Sep 19:30 BST OK Dinghy Europeans finally gets going OK Dinghy Europeans finally gets going Three races and three winner in Bandol Valerian Lebrun from France is the early leader at the 2022 OK Dinghy European Championship at Société Nautique de Bandol, France, after the first day of racing. by Robert Deaves Posted 29 Sep 19:18 BST RYA launches online knowledge series RYA launches online knowledge series For keelboat, team and match racing An online RYA Knowledge Series has been launched to give students, clubs and coaches an opportunity to learn more about team racing, keelboat sailing and match racing. by British Keelboat Sailing Posted 29 Sep 18:48 BST Border Counties Midweek Sailing at Winsford Flash Border Counties Midweek Sailing at Winsford Flash 19 boats and driving rain for the final event of the season Despite a forecast of potential stormy winds and driving rain, 19 boats turned up to find a wind ranging from 5 to 12 knots and initially no rain! by Pete Coop Posted 29 Sep 18:38 BST Royal Cup 52 Super Series Scarlino Day 3 Royal Cup 52 Super Series Scarlino Day 3 Sled working a particular magic in Tuscany to extend their lead The waters of the Golfo di Follonica, Tuscany continue to deliver excellent racing conditions for the Royal Cup 52 SUPER SERIES Scarlino. by 52 Super Series Posted 29 Sep 17:53 BST HYS Cape 31 National Championship preview HYS Cape 31 National Championship preview The largest ever Cape 31 fleet to date! The HYS Cape 31 National Championship kicks off tomorrow with the largest ever Cape 31 fleet to date! by Tor Tomlinson Cheney Posted 29 Sep 14:15 BST EUROSAF Inclusive Cup 2022 - Continental ranking EUROSAF Inclusive Cup 2022 - Continental ranking The overall winner after the last regatta is Karin Hofmann (GER) In 2022, for the second time, the EUROSAF Inclusive Cup provides a continental ranking in the 2.4mR class. Last weekend the last regatta of the Cup took place. by European Sailing Federation Posted 29 Sep 14:02 BST Papercourt RS Aero Open Papercourt RS Aero Open Glorious sunshine for the fleet of 12 A fleet of 12 RS Aero sailors were met with glorious sunshine, hot drinks and warm bacon butties for the annual open meeting at Papercourt Sailing Club. Whilst the lake seemed glassy a first, a gentle northerly breeze of 5-9 knots filled in. by Evelyn Tinker Posted 29 Sep 13:38 BST Lopolight Navigation Lights Lopolight Navigation Lights It's all about safety at sea, thanks to the LED revolution To avoid collisions at night, navigation lights are one of the most important tools. Having equipment you can rely on, provides a high level of comfort and allows you to relax a bit during a night voyage. by Joe Fahdrich Posted 29 Sep 12:00 BST New ILCA Mainsheet Blocks from Allen New ILCA Mainsheet Blocks from Allen 18 months of development and testing comes to fruition This new set of ILCA mainsheet blocks has been under development and testing for the past 18 months, and we are now pleased to announce the new blocks are now in stock and ready to improve your sheeting experience! by Allen Posted 29 Sep 09:00 BST Royal Cup 52 Super Series Scarlino Day 2 Royal Cup 52 Super Series Scarlino Day 2 Tied at the top in Tuscany after four races After four races at the Royal Cup 52 SUPER SERIES Scarlino regatta in Tuscany, Italy there have now been different winners. Takashi Okura's 2021 circuit champions Sled are tied with Quantum Racing at the top. by 52 Super Series Posted 29 Sep 05:21 BST America's Cup: Recon Diary - Pretty Epic America's Cup: Recon Diary - Pretty Epic Burling and Tuke stepped aboard ETNZ's AC40 for a blustery first taste of the AC40 Returning to New Zealand from the European summer circuits, Pete Burling and Blair Tuke wasted no time in re-joining the extensive Kiwi testing programme, stepping aboard ETNZ's AC40 for a blustery first taste of the most sensational boat of 2022. by Magnus Wheatley/America's Cup Media Posted 28 Sep 23:42 BST WASZP and SailGP Inspire in Cadiz WASZP and SailGP Inspire in Cadiz 16 of Spain's future stars given 5 days of training and racing The final European leg of SailGP Season 3 took place in Cadiz, Spain over the weekend. WASZP and SailGP Inspire welcomed 16 of Spain's future stars to Centro Náutico Elcano for five days of training and racing. by WASZP class Posted 28 Sep 22:51 BST Play resumes at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez Play resumes at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez 132 IRC yachts make towards Cavalaire Thanks to a slight easing of the Mistral and a warm sunshine, all the racers, in both the Modern and Classic fleets, were poised for battle this morning, eager to test their mettle in the still bracing W'ly wind. by Maguelonne Turcat Posted 28 Sep 20:04 BST Winder Boats Solo Northern Series at Windermere Winder Boats Solo Northern Series at Windermere Morning lost as a trail of smoke was only disturbed by a passing cormorant It is a truth, universally acknowledged, that the Royal Windermere Yacht Club's 17ft Class don't start racing until 2.20pm; and that after 150 years' experience, there must be a reason for it. It may just be a case of '...that is when the wind arrives!' by Nigel Hutchinson Posted 28 Sep 19:36 BST Hobie 16 Worlds in Spain day 14 Hobie 16 Worlds in Spain day 14 A great first day for the finals Building breeze and tight quarters for the first day of the finals. Winds started out on the lighter side but quickly built to 10-15 knots. by Hobie Racing Posted 28 Sep 19:28 BST CEO to leave RYA Scotland CEO to leave RYA Scotland James Allan has made a tremendous contribution, and now is moving on After nearly 8 years as Chief Executive Officer, James Allan has decided to leave RYA Scotland on 30 September 2022 to pursue the next chapter in his career. by Marc Turner, RYA Scotland Posted 28 Sep 19:04 BST SailGP edges closer to Middle East debut SailGP edges closer to Middle East debut First-ever Dubai Sail Grand Prix presented by P&O Marinas this November As the sun sets on its event in Cádiz Spain, SailGP, the purpose-driven global racing championship, packs up and heads to the region for the first-ever Dubai Sail Grand Prix Presented by P&O Marinas, which will take place at Mina Rashid, November 12-13. by Salam Fiesal Posted 28 Sep 17:57 BST Voting open for the 2022 World Sailing Awards Voting open for the 2022 World Sailing Awards Have a say in who wins the Rolex World Sailor of the Year and other awards The 2022 World Sailing Awards - celebrating the outstanding achievements and exceptional contributions throughout the sport of sailing - is now open for online voting! by World Sailing Posted 28 Sep 17:41 BST Mistral delays start of OK dinghy Europeans Mistral delays start of OK dinghy Europeans 35-38 knots of wind blasting the bay of Bandol, France It was Mistral 2: OK Dinghy Europeans 0, on Wednesday with 35-38 knots of wind blasting the bay of Bandol on the first day of the 2022 OK Dinghy European Championship. by Robert Deaves Posted 28 Sep 16:32 BST SailGP Purpose and Impact Report SailGP Purpose and Impact Report 56 per cent reduction in temporary power related emissions, and more... SailGP, the world's first climate positive sport and entertainment property, has released its inaugural Purpose & Impact Report to showcase the environmental and social successes and challenges it has faced in its second season. by James Rigby Posted 28 Sep 15:12 BST Gstaad YC Centenary Trophy starts in one day Gstaad YC Centenary Trophy starts in one day 21 classic yachts eyeing the Mistral warily Back in 2011 the Gstaad Yacht Club launched a regatta, unique in its genre, reserved to boats that are one hundred or more years old, and over the years, the Centenary Trophy has grown and got a familiar "rendez-vous" at the Voiles de Saint Tropez. by Gstaad Yacht Club Posted 28 Sep 15:05 BST Enterprise Scottish Area Championships at Forfar Enterprise Scottish Area Championships at Forfar Weekend included great entertainment, a ceilidh, good food and much beer There were seven visitors, but unfortunately no home boats as Tony Walker was unfit to 'play' through injury. Saturday saw a light and flukey northerly breeze, which at Forfar makes it very difficult to set a course with much of a beat. by Charles Morrish Posted 28 Sep 13:34 BST RYA Summer Match Racing qualifier 2 RYA Summer Match Racing qualifier 2 Nick Devereux's team win in RS21s at Queen Mary SC Glorious conditions and close competition at London's Queen Mary Sailing Club saw Nick Devereux and his team emerge victorious in the latest RYA Summer Match Racing Series qualifier. by British Keelboat Sailing Posted 28 Sep 12:13 BST Flying Fifteens at Llangorse Flying Fifteens at Llangorse Some inconsistent breezes weaving around the Brecon Beacons Nick and Claire Taylor sailed consistently well through all five races to take the honours in inconsistent breezes at this club, nestling in the Brecon Beacons. by Robert Dangerfield Posted 28 Sep 11:04 BST Toppers at Whitstable Toppers at Whitstable ITCA London and South East Topper Traveller Autumn Series 2022 event 3 The third event in the Autumn series was held at Whitstable Yacht Club on Sunday 25th September. The day started with clear skies and steady 15 knot wind from the north. by Oli Yates Posted 28 Sep 10:08 BST High turnout for the Gill Summer Series at Grafham High turnout for the Gill Summer Series at Grafham 140 boats, 8 fleets, and 39 races After 39 races the Gill Summer Series at Grafham Water SC has finally concluded. A high turnout of 140 boats took part in the event that had everything from drifters to gales and towards the end of the season lower water levels and some mud. by Peter Gee Posted 28 Sep 09:38 BST Swarkestone Graduate Open Swarkestone Graduate Open Snakes & Ladders in perplexing conditions Swarkestone has slowly been building its Grad fleet with a handful of Grads now at the club. There were two home boats, joined by three visiting boats from Chase SC & Toddbrook SC. by Fresh Abendstern Posted 28 Sep 08:03 BST Toppers at Portchester Toppers at Portchester A weekend of training and a Rooster Southern Autumn Traveller event The Topper Rooster Southern Autumn Traveller series visited Portchester Sailing Club on 24th and 25th September for the second event in the series. by Kevin Parish Posted 28 Sep 07:47 BST America's Cup: Recon Diary - Sept 27 - Alinghi RBR America's Cup: Recon Diary - Sept 27 - Alinghi RBR BoatZero and achieved good stints at speeds that were recorded at around 28 knots. It was late in the afternoon when the autumnal Barcelona wind Gods played ball, allowing Alinghi Red Bull Racing to unleash the massive power of BoatZero and achieve good stints at speeds that were recorded at around 28 knots. by Magnus Wheatley, America's Cup Media Posted 28 Sep 05:34 BST Spain Sail Grand Prix highlights video Spain Sail Grand Prix highlights video Tricky conditions, massive fan turnout, the ultimate photo finish, a first-time winner The Spain Sail Grand Prix presented by NEAR in Cádiz had it all: tricky conditions, massive fan turnout, the ultimate photo finish and a first-time winner. by SailGP Posted 28 Sep 04:19 BST Win for the Wings at Women's Match Race Denmark Win for the Wings at Women's Match Race Denmark Sweden's Anna Östling and her team defeat world no.1 ranked match racer Pauline Courtois in final Sweden's Anna Östling and the Wings Sailing Team have won the inaugural Women's Match Race Denmark at Skovshoved Harbour in Copenhagen, hosted by the Royal Danish Yacht Club. by World Match Racing Tour Posted 28 Sep 03:41 BST
Marine Resources latest jobsAre you looking for a job that gives you a sense of purpose? Yes? Then you are one of the 65% of people looking for this since the pandemic. Did you know that 28.1% of the Salary Survey 2022 respondents said work culture was the most important?Powered by WaterPlenty of times before, both here and also on our sister website, SailWorldCruisng.com, I have talked about the crossover between racing and cruising.New arrival in the Zhik range - Flight JacketZhik's new ergonomically styled Flight Jacket crosses between street, dockside and the water. With a cosy 240gsm recycled fleece lining, this versatile jacket is made with a recycled, breathable and showerproof outer fabric.IMOCA extremes & Slava Ukraini!The IMOCA class represents the cutting-edge in offshore racing yachts, and is the design used for the Vendée Globe, which has taken the mantle of the preeminent round the world yacht race, as well as The Ocean Race in a fully crewed format.The evergreen Topper classAt the Southampton International Boat Show I talked with Sam Norton, the ITCA (GBR) Chair, Russ Dent of Topper Sailboats and Jeremy Entwistle of GJW Direct about the Topper class.Wildwind has it all... and turns it up to 11!It was back in 2006 that I last visited Wildwind, and in that article for Yachts & Yachting magazine I wrote that 'Wildwind has it all!'. It turns out that I didn't know the half of it, as it has so much more.Henri-Lloyd x GBR SailGP TeamAs the Great Britain SailGP team take to the waters in Cádiz today, we have pulled out some of the key items that the team wear during their day to day activities.Bronze AgeWhen a call came through about an all-conquering Adams 10 heading off to do some of the Asian circuit, well… Seriously. They had me at Raja Muda.Marine Resources latest jobsDoes it feel endless searching for a new job? The Marine Resources weekly newsletter makes that a thing of the past! Check out this week's hottest new jobs across the following divisions, right at your fingertips.Finn de siècleWe look at the Finn, the boat that had already cemented its position as the Olympic singlehander in the 50s, although the DNA of the boat was rooted in events leading back even before the war years....Where do you want to go?If your ambition is to work in the maritime industry, you can now see your aspirations become reality with the latest addition to Andrew Simpson Yachting's sailing qualifications portfolio: The new Professional Skipper Training Programme.Enabling volunteers for greater participationOne of the great things about managing a portfolio of marine media websites is that I get to see news from right across the sector, not just sailing, and also what is happening around the world.Marine Industry Salary Survey results outSpecialist recruitment consultancy Marine Resources has released its Marine Industry Salary Survey Report 2022. Marine Resources aim to reassess the landscape through the report, helping understand and benchmark employment trends and salaries.Instantaneous ReflectionsThe gold foil wrap was easy. The opaque, light teal fresh water in Lake Neuchatel was a tremendous addition, as well. So many thanks to SSL Gold Cup Team Brazil's Media Manager, Flávio Perez, for sharing his images with us.RS Sailing launch the brand new Mk2 RS FevaAs part of an ongoing commitment to their customers and the desire to ensure the best possible experience with their boats, RS Sailing are continually developing and perfecting their products.The August wind curseThe first couple of weeks of August were certainly hot in Europe, causing all sorts of problems throughout the continent with water restrictions put in place and forest fires, but it also caused havoc with some major sailing events.