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Zhik renew AkzoNobel Ocean Racing partnership Zhik renew AkzoNobel Ocean Racing partnership As the Technical Clothing Partner for the team Zhik are delighted to announce they are back as the Technical Clothing Partner for AkzoNobel Ocean Racing for The Ocean Race Europe 2021, the prelude to The Ocean Race 2022-23. by Liz Rushall Posted 14 May 12:00 BST 2021 Waterhead Race to take place on 13th June 2021 Waterhead Race to take place on 13th June South Windermere Sailing Club confirm that the event will go ahead South Windermere Sailing Club can confirm the running of the 2021 Waterhead Race, on Sunday 13th June, at 11am. There is another long distance race in the Lake District that a quite few people attend, but this is longer, and probably trickier. by Mark Fearnley Posted 14 May 11:08 BST Kielder Yacht Club celebrates 40th anniversary Kielder Yacht Club celebrates 40th anniversary Family-friendly Northumberland club looks forward to busy season and open day Kielder Yacht Club in Northumberland is celebrating a return to the water and the club's 40th anniversary year with a full programme of sailing and socials. by Paula Irish Posted 14 May 10:53 BST World Sailing's Virtual Mid-Year Meeting World Sailing's Virtual Mid-Year Meeting Council voting today on the alternative event for Paris 2024 World Sailing's Virtual Mid-Year Meeting commenced on Monday 10 May with the Equipment Committee and Events Committee both meeting. by Daniel Smith, World Sailing Posted 14 May 10:25 BST Space-saving Saviour or Subpar Alternative? Space-saving Saviour or Subpar Alternative? upffront.com look at Andersen's compact electric winches The ultimate factor behind choosing the motor placement of your new electric winch is the configuration of your boat and the space available in the cabin headroom or storage locker. by Phil Anniss Posted 14 May 09:00 BST GP14s at Midland SC GP14s at Midland SC The first Midland Bell event for 18 months gets underway in Edgbaston At last! The first Midland Bell open meeting for 18 months got under way at Midland SC in Edgbaston, Birmingham on Sunday 9th May. The host club made us all very welcome and a total of eleven boats sailed. by Charles Saunders Posted 13 May 21:38 BST London & SE Topper Traveller at Medway London & SE Topper Traveller at Medway 19 visiting boats take on one local in Hoo Bay The London and South East Toppers joined Medway Yacht Club for a Topper Open event as part of their Traveller series. The gales and rain of the previous day had cleared away as 19 visiting boats and one local boat arrived. by Andrew Baker Posted 13 May 20:16 BST Sailingfast and Noble Marine ILCA 7s at WPNSA Sailingfast and Noble Marine ILCA 7s at WPNSA Starting next to a large cruise ship under Portland Bill A smaller than usual fleet arrived at WPNSA expecting more wind than was actually on the water; 12 ILCA 7 sailors launched in a shifty and gusty 6-12 knots. Starting next to a large cruise ship on the race course led to some difficult races. by Keith Videlo Posted 13 May 18:10 BST Rolex Capri Sailing Week day 3 Rolex Capri Sailing Week day 3 Fra' Diavolo maintains top spot Another coastal race of approximately 30 miles was set for the third race of the Maxi Yacht Capri Trophy, on a regatta course once again blessed with ideal sailing conditions. by Rolex Capri Sailing Week Posted 13 May 17:55 BST Stokes Bay Springs Back into Action Stokes Bay Springs Back into Action A pop-up galley, new roof and benches, racing and training all happening After what's felt like a never-ending Lockdown 3, Stokes Bay Sailing Club has truly sprung back into operation. The enforced shutting of the club and minimal sailing has allowed for various upgrades and improvements to be carried out. by Emma Pearson Posted 13 May 16:31 BST RS300 Rooster National Tour Round 1 RS300 Rooster National Tour Round 1 A breezy start to the series at Whitefriars Friday 7th May we all sat watching the weather forecast thinking must be mad. But we all set off on Saturday morning, driving through torrential rain to arrive at the friendly Whitefriars Sailing Club. by Sam Davy Posted 13 May 14:29 BST New range of flanged aluminium deck bushes New range of flanged aluminium deck bushes Four sizes and six colours available from Allen The new range of flanged aluminium deck bushes is now available. Allen flanged aluminium deck bushes feature a wider surface area with two fixing holes, allowing for a simple installation which only requires two screws and no mess. by Allen Posted 13 May 14:00 BST Bassenthwaite SC set for first open in 18 months Bassenthwaite SC set for first open in 18 months Hosting the Mirror Open at GP14 Northern Areas on 22nd & 23rd May With positive news the roadmap out of lockdown will reach stage 3 on 17th May 2021, Bassenthwaite Sailing Club is delighted to open entries for its first open event in 18 months, the Mirror open meeting and the GP14 Northern Area Championship. by Bass Press Posted 13 May 10:46 BST Bartley Merlin Rocket Open Bartley Merlin Rocket Open First event in the Midland Circuit 2021 A heavy wind was forecast for the Bartley SC Open meeting on Sunday 9th May, the first event in the Midland Circuit 2021. The duty officer Steve Ward and Fleet Captain Mark Reddington stood strong and ran back-to-back races before and after lunch. by Simon Potts Posted 13 May 09:58 BST Job Opportunity at SportsBoat World Job Opportunity at SportsBoat World Seeking a new full time Operations Manager / CEO SportsBoat World seeks a new full time Operations Manager / CEO, male or female. The company has a very healthy order book with many customers worldwide ordering new boats and spares. by SportsBoat World Posted 13 May 07:24 BST 2021 M&S District Marblehead Championship GAMES 5 2021 M&S District Marblehead Championship GAMES 5 10 competitors enjoyed the excitement of coming out of lockdown to sail their Marbleheads again The GAMES 5 racing on 8th May was an absolutely marvellous event at Abbey Meads Lake, Chertsey, organised by Guildford Model Yacht Club. All 10 competitors enjoyed the excitement of coming out of lockdown to sail their Marbleheads again. by Roger Stollery Posted 13 May 07:03 BST Boris Herrmann and Team Malizia announce plans Boris Herrmann and Team Malizia announce plans Set to participate in The Ocean Race 2022/23 and Vendée Globe 2024/25 Building on the successful 4yr campaign which culminated in a 5th place in the Vendée Globe and created strong enthusiasm and media impact in Germany, France and 70 other countries around the globe, Boris and his team are embarking on a new 5yr programme. by Holly Cova Posted 13 May 06:13 BST Finn Gold Cup Overall: Maloney sweeps to victory Finn Gold Cup Overall: Maloney sweeps to victory Spain's Cardona takes silver while fellow NZ sailor Junior collects bronze in Porto It took more than 60 years for a New Zealand sailor to win the Finn Gold Cup, and now two have come along in a row. Andy Maloney has led the 2021 Finn Gold Cup since Day 1 and on Wednesday, though he briefly lost the lead by Robert Deaves Posted 13 May 03:53 BST Scott vows to rally for Tokyo after Finn Gold Cup Scott vows to rally for Tokyo after Finn Gold Cup Wetherell bows out on a high Giles Scott says he will "regroup" for the upcoming Olympic Games after a "disappointing" ninth-place finish at the Finn world championships. by British Sailing Team Posted 12 May 21:29 BST Rolex Capri Sailing Week day 2 Rolex Capri Sailing Week day 2 Magnificent weather conditions for the second day of racing in the Maxi Yacht Capri Trophy Magnificent weather conditions graced the waters of Capri for the second day of racing in the Maxi Yacht Capri Trophy. by Rolex Capri Sailing Week Posted 12 May 21:07 BST Entry limit increased to 130 for RS200 Nationals Entry limit increased to 130 for RS200 Nationals Sailors on the waiting list are now being invited to pay for their entry The RS Class Association and Exe Sailing Club are delighted to announce that the entry limit for the sell-out Noble Marine West Country Boat Repairs RS200 Nationals has been increased to a massive 130 boats. by Sally Campbell Posted 12 May 20:35 BST Extraordinary tales of extraordinary people Extraordinary tales of extraordinary people All-round incredible people who never gave up their drive to achieve the uncommon Many of us look up to the extraordinary feats of professional sailors racing at the Vendée Globe. We admire them, we look up to them, we can't say we can always relate to them, but part of us sailors would like to feel the same emotions they live through. by Global Solo Challenge Posted 12 May 15:52 BST Ready, willing and able…(2.0) Ready, willing and able…(2.0) Ireland's Tom Dolan set for Transat en Double Concarneau-Saint Barthélemy start Following a postponed start, moved to this Wednesday evening at 1900hrs local time from last Sunday because of stormy conditions on the Bay of Biscay, Irish skipper Tom Dolan and his ace French co-skipper Glldas Mahé were in a buoyant mood. by Andi Robertson Posted 12 May 15:48 BST Grafham Water Sailing Club partners Paul Sanwell Grafham Water Sailing Club partners Paul Sanwell The award-winning Cambridge photographer Award-winning sports photographer Paul Sanwell and Grafham Water Sailing Club have partnered together to help the club set new standards in the capture of high-speed action sailing photographs. by Peter Gee Posted 12 May 15:22 BST Henri-Lloyd Sailing Kit Guide Henri-Lloyd Sailing Kit Guide Get ready for the season ahead... From the beautiful landscape surrounding the Isle of Wight to the crystal blue waters of Mallorca, the right sailing kit means you can take on any destination, climate or weather front. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 12 May 14:30 BST The Ocean Race and TIME join forces The Ocean Race and TIME join forces The collaboration will raise awareness of the threats to the ocean The Ocean Race, the world's toughest test of a team in sport, and the global media brand TIME, are launching a new partnership to help inspire change for the ocean. by The Ocean Race Posted 12 May 12:38 BST Staunton Harold 2000 & RS200 Open Staunton Harold 2000 & RS200 Open A thoroughly enjoyable day on the water On the day early heavy rain eased to show almost perfect sailing conditions. Race officer Alan Bennett set good windward leeward courses and provided a rapid turn around of races. by Ann Nugent Posted 12 May 12:28 BST Typhoon International's new lifejackets for kids Typhoon International's new lifejackets for kids The two vests are ideal for family cruising and every type of activity on and around the water Leading technical clothing and accessories manufacturer Typhoon International has created two new children's lifejackets, the Bouley Vest, for infants to three years old, and the Filey Vest for children to 12 years old. by Marina Johnson Posted 12 May 10:46 BST Persico 69F Cup put on a show in Malcesine Persico 69F Cup put on a show in Malcesine Fourteen crews battled it out over two long weekends of regattas Fourteen crews battled it out over two long weekends of regattas, World Champions and Olympic sailors like Paul Goodson, Umberto Molineris and Lorenzo Bressani reinforced the flying teams on the waters of Lake Garda. by 69F Sailing Posted 12 May 10:35 BST Zhik introduces new UVActive shirts Zhik introduces new UVActive shirts The UVActive fabric blocks out 99.5% of UVA and UVB even when the tops are wet The importance of protecting your skin from harmful UV, even in cloudy conditions, is well understood in the southern hemisphere yet less so in the northern hemisphere. by Zhik Posted 12 May 07:00 BST After a year's break, maxi racing resumes in Capri After a year's break, maxi racing resumes in Capri The opening part of the larger Rolex Capri Sailing Week Following a very sparse season in 2020, inshore maxi yacht racing fired up in anger again today in Capri, Italy, with the start of the Maxi Yacht Capri Trophy, part of Rolex Capri Sailing Week, running from today to May 14. by International Maxi Association Posted 12 May 00:50 BST Finn Gold Cup Day 4: Maloney & Junior run the show Finn Gold Cup Day 4: Maloney & Junior run the show New Zealand's Andy Maloney has extended his lead in Porto New Zealand's Andy Maloney has extended his lead at the 2021 Finn Gold Cup in Porto, Portugal, to take a five-point lead into the final day on Wednesday, with three races possible. by Robert Deaves Posted 11 May 21:31 BST Rolex Capri Sailing Week day 1 Rolex Capri Sailing Week day 1 Blue Oyster wins the only completed race of the day The first day of racing in the Rolex Capri Sailing Week saw the Race Committee wait for the breeze to stabilise before starting the first race of the event. by Rolex Capri Sailing Week Posted 11 May 21:22 BST Weather Preview for the La Transat en Double Weather Preview for the La Transat en Double The Figaro 3s patiently await the passing of the latest in a string of powerful depressions While the crews of the Figaro 3s patiently await the passing of the latest in a string of powerful depressions, they will have their minds focussed ahead on what looks to be a difficult start to the transatlantic race. by Tom Harrison, TH Meteorology Posted 11 May 21:09 BST Ovington Rutland Midland Laser/ILCA Grand Prix Ovington Rutland Midland Laser/ILCA Grand Prix Youth stamps dominance on the racing Len Sumner's able race team made full use of the 'Main Pond' race area at Rutland Water on 9th May. The large triangle sausage course was set up just south of the dam. It made for fabulous racing conditions and exciting racing. by Richard Mason Posted 11 May 20:50 BST Barton Marine May Update Barton Marine May Update Yachts in the UK, EU and USA are now back in the water after a long lonely winter Barton's May Newsline hits the press at this incredibly busy time of year as yachts in the UK, EU and USA are now back in the water after a long lonely winter. by Barton Marine Posted 11 May 18:00 BST Hayling Island SC host HRH The Princess Royal Hayling Island SC host HRH The Princess Royal As part of our club's Centenary celebrations On Monday The Princess Royal, RYA President, made a commemorative visit to Hayling Island Sailing Club as part of our Centenary celebrations. by Nikki Eaves, HISC Posted 11 May 16:59 BST Sevenstar sponsor RORC Round Britain & Ireland Sevenstar sponsor RORC Round Britain & Ireland Their fifth consecutive title sponsorship of the race August 2022 will see the start of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's most tactically challenging offshore race as competitors in the non-stop Round Britain and Ireland Race set off on the 1,805 nautical mile marathon, run every four years. by RORC Posted 11 May 16:19 BST B&G® proud to be in partnership with IRCRecords™ B&G® proud to be in partnership with IRCRecords™ A brand new concept for the world of sailing records B&G®, the world's leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, is pleased to announce its partnership with IRCRecords™. by Dulcie Allen, B&G Posted 11 May 14:00 BST St. Thomas Yacht Club Invitational starts Friday St. Thomas Yacht Club Invitational starts Friday Eight teams will compete in up to 16 round-the-buoy races The second annual St. Thomas Yacht Club Invitational Regatta will take place on May 14-16, 2021. Run out of the Club's St. Thomas Sailing Center in Cowpet Bay, this event will welcome 8 teams representing the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S.A., and Sweden. by Carol Bareuther Posted 11 May 13:42 BST "Sail Faster through Uncertain Times" "Sail Faster through Uncertain Times" 60 Minutes of Live Q&A Whether you're a club racer, a dedicated Weekend Warrior or a full-time Olympic athlete, how do you continue to move forwards as a racing sailor during uncertain times? by Andy Rice Posted 11 May 11:06 BST Upwind medium winds sail controls Upwind medium winds sail controls More Dinghy Sailing Techniques with Shaun! Next up in our series of Sail Control tips from Shaun, medium winds! Find out how to get the best from your sails in 8 to 15 knots of breeze. by Tom Chamberlain Posted 11 May 11:00 BST Your chance to win Crewsaver kit worth £500 Your chance to win Crewsaver kit worth £500 Just fill in this short survey on your lifejacket preferences One lucky watersports enthusiast could soon be kitted out with £500 worth of the latest Crewsaver technology! by Seaborne Posted 11 May 10:46 BST Optimst Selection event at the WPNSA Optimst Selection event at the WPNSA First national event for the class in a very long time The Optimst Selection event took place 30th April to 3rd May at WPNSA. Two days were lost to the cumulonimbus clouds and variable winds. Six races were held in great conditions varying from 8 knots to a very breezy final race gusting over 30 knots. by Richard & Paru Edwards Posted 11 May 09:45 BST First act of RCSW 2021 starts today at 11am First act of RCSW 2021 starts today at 11am With racing for maxi yachts in the waters of Capri Registrations took place yesterday for the fleet of maxi yachts that will take to the water today for the first race of the Rolex Capri Sailing Week. by Rolex Capri Sailing Week Posted 11 May 09:06 BST Over 50 nations registered for the Optimist Worlds Over 50 nations registered for the Optimist Worlds Riva del Garda is getting ready to welcome the young sailors There is just over a month to go before the start of the most awaited youth sailing event in the international sailing world, the Optimist World Championship. by Optimist Worlds 2021 Riva del Garda Posted 11 May 07:37 BST International 14 Walker Trophy at Itchenor International 14 Walker Trophy at Itchenor A unique event at Itchenor, focusing on super short, super cup racing After Saturday's racing was cancelled due to some unseasonal weather, Sunday presented the perfect opportunity for a fleet of eight race hungry boats to make up for lost time. by Ed FitzGerald Posted 11 May 07:03 BST Finn Gold Cup Day 3: No racing possible Finn Gold Cup Day 3: No racing possible Second lost day following very unstable conditions at the Finn Gold Cup in Porto Whilst different storms rage elsewhere in the sailing world, for the second day running, no racing was possible at the 2021 Finn Gold Cup after offshore Atlantic storms brought very unstable conditions to Porto. by Robert Deaves Posted 10 May 18:13 BST
Zhik renew AkzoNobel Ocean Racing partnershipZhik are delighted to announce they are back as the Technical Clothing Partner for AkzoNobel Ocean Racing for The Ocean Race Europe 2021, the prelude to The Ocean Race 2022-23.Hello, my old friend…So I put the word out back in 52 pick up. At any rate, it got heard… And how!Space-saving Saviour or Subpar Alternative?The ultimate factor behind choosing the motor placement of your new electric winch is the configuration of your boat and the space available in the cabin headroom or storage locker.In conversation with Jelte Liebrandsavvy navvy is the boating app that puts all your essential marine information in one place: tidal graphs, weather forecasts, automatically updated chart data, routing, GPS tracking, marina information and more. We spoke to founder Jelte Liebrand...New range of flanged aluminium deck bushesThe new range of flanged aluminium deck bushes is now available. Allen flanged aluminium deck bushes feature a wider surface area with two fixing holes, allowing for a simple installation which only requires two screws and no mess.Alternate realityThis time 40 years ago the drummer Nick Mason released an album called Fictitious Sports. As with his band Pink Floyd, Hipgnosis were called upon for the album art, creating the image you see above, which seemed apt as an intro for this editorial.Henri-Lloyd Sailing Kit GuideFrom the beautiful landscape surrounding the Isle of Wight to the crystal blue waters of Mallorca, the right sailing kit means you can take on any destination, climate or weather front.SailGP season opener serves and frustratesI take my hat off to the logistics team that the event happened at all. With a lockdown in Bermuda and the general difficulties in travel, getting eight international teams and the paraphernalia to a small island in the North Atlantic was no mean feat.Typhoon International's new lifejackets for kidsLeading technical clothing and accessories manufacturer Typhoon International has created two new children's lifejackets, the Bouley Vest, for infants to three years old, and the Filey Vest for children to 12 years old.Nurture the roots to enjoy the fruitWithout doubt, my favourite day on the water all year is when I run the first Junior Sailing session of the year at my local club.Zhik introduces new UVActive shirtsThe importance of protecting your skin from harmful UV, even in cloudy conditions, is well understood in the southern hemisphere yet less so in the northern hemisphere.World Sailing's double problemFollowing on from the International Olympic Committee's six-week notice to World Sailing about their concerns over the Mixed Offshore Event at Paris 2024, the sport's governing body held a Townhall Meeting of their Board and Council.Barton Marine May UpdateBarton's May Newsline hits the press at this incredibly busy time of year as yachts in the UK, EU and USA are now back in the water after a long lonely winter.Can You Feel It?Well? Can you? The Jacksons certainly did back in 1980 with this single from their Triumph album. Some of the names that went into included the exceptionally talented, and most sought after Greg Phillinganes on ivories, and then one Venetta Fields.B&G® proud to be in partnership with IRCRecords™B&G®, the world's leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, is pleased to announce its partnership with IRCRecords™.The John Westell Centenary pt.5This fifth and final programme in the series celebrating the centenary of John Westell kicks off with the 5o5, but now with John not so much as the designer but as the first volume builder of GRP FiveOs in the UK.