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The oldest footage of the Flying Dutchman class The oldest footage of the Flying Dutchman class A look back into our video archive, with an Olympic focus We delve into the past, and round-up all videos which show sailing in the Flying Dutchman class of racing dinghy. by Magnus Smith Posted 21 Jul 13:00 BST Croatian pop star's song for Olympic ILCA sailor Croatian pop star's song for Olympic ILCA sailor Filip Jurišic now has got a song dedicated to his qualifying by Neno Belan Croatian sailing star Filip Jurišic now has a song dedicated to his qualifying for the Olympic Games. Top Croatian pop star Neno Belan performs the song Regata Zivota (Regatta of my Life) and sportsman Filip Jurisic plays the main role in the video. by Editor Posted 21 Jul 12:00 BST Olympic Sailing Events Explained Part 1 Olympic Sailing Events Explained Part 1 Men's and Women's Singlehanded Dinghy At Paris 2024 the Men's and Women's Singlehanded Dinghy racing takes place in the ILCA 7 and ILCA 6 class respectively. Denmark's Anne-Marie Rindom and Great Britain's Micky Beckett give so the low-down on ILCA racing at Paris 2024. by World Sailing Posted 21 Jul 09:30 BST OK UK National Championships at Brixham day 3 OK UK National Championships at Brixham day 3 The class AGM saw a packed room with plenty of discussion on rule changes What a day! Two races in limited visibility and gusty winds certainly taxed the fleet (and race officer) today, with Charlie taking the first race after a tussle with a rapid Jim Downer and Nick taking the second from Jim. by Jennie Clark Posted 21 Jul 09:16 BST A Fitting SailGP Finale in San Fran A Fitting SailGP Finale in San Fran Henri-Lloyd look back at recent events San Francisco provided the perfect setting for the Grand Final of SailGP Season 4. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 21 Jul 08:00 BST Fireball UK Nationals at Rock Day 1 Fireball UK Nationals at Rock Day 1 The day dawned with heavy rain and a promising breeze The Fireballs are holding their Championship deep into Cornwall, sailing out of Rock on the Camel Estuary. The first day dawned with heavy rain but a promising breeze. by Dave Hall Posted 21 Jul 07:15 BST 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Junior Worlds day 4 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Junior Worlds day 4 Schultheis and Bertin (MLT) nearing first 49er win, Germans and Italians in FX duel After Day 1 of the Final Series, Schuletheis and Bertin extend to large lead 49er. by Alexia Lahoud Posted 21 Jul 06:22 BST Rolex TP52 Worlds in Newport, RI overall Rolex TP52 Worlds in Newport, RI overall Tony Langley's Gladiator the first British flagged team to win the title Tony Langley's Gladiator became the first British flagged team to lift the Rolex TP52 World Championship title when they emerged from a testing three race finale on Saturday off Newport, Rhode Island. by 52 Super Series Posted 21 Jul 05:42 BST America's Cup: Terry Hutchinson looks ahead America's Cup: Terry Hutchinson looks ahead American Magic's Terry Hutchinson " we are not focussed on this event per se." “We are approximately 5-weeks out and we are not focused on this event per se. We continue to work on developing our speed, boat handling, and learning Patriot. In the month of August our eye will naturally turn towards this event.” by Magnus Wheatley, America's Cup Media Posted 21 Jul 00:38 BST XOD mid-July racing at Itchenor XOD mid-July racing at Itchenor Sailing at the top of tide in Chichester harbour is magic The classic, wooden XODs from Itchenor Sailing Club had a lovely race today in a not very steady 10 knots of breeze from the SW. There were only eight boats out as some boats had already gone off to Cowes Week. by Steve Dover Posted 20 Jul 22:02 BST MOB recovery success story from Race to Mackinac MOB recovery success story from Race to Mackinac Madcap and Callisto recount incident during 115th running of Chicago YC event In the thick of Saturday night storms with winds approaching 40 knots, Callisto crewmember Shawn Dougherty was moving forward on the deck to assist the spinnaker takedown and got knocked overboard when a large gust jolted the boat. by Chicago Yacht Club Posted 20 Jul 20:08 BST Polish skiff star enjoys the winning habit Polish skiff star enjoys the winning habit More success for Ewa Lewandowska at the Youth Sailing World Championships Polish skiff sailor Ewa Lewandowska has made a habit out of success at the Youth Sailing World Championships. by World Sailing Posted 20 Jul 17:49 BST Italian sailing federation on a Paralympic mission Italian sailing federation on a Paralympic mission Para Sailing Academy is a key cog in their ambitions to enhance accessibility The Italian Sailing Federation (FIV) have a clear mission when it comes to making sailing a sport for all and the Para Sailing Academy is a key cog in their ambitions to enhance accessibility in Italy and beyond. by World Sailing Posted 20 Jul 16:13 BST The making of James Peters The making of James Peters Tipped for sailing greatness at an early age James Peters was tipped for sailing greatness at an early age, but it's taken a decade of trying to make it to the Olympics. Now he's set to make his debut for Team GB in the 49er class at Paris 2024. by British Sailing Team Posted 20 Jul 14:30 BST ACO 13th Musto Skiff Worlds day 4 ACO 13th Musto Skiff Worlds day 4 Sam Pascoe is in first place and on track to win overall The fleet woke up to another warm day in Weymouth and Portland, with hot sunshine and not a cloud in the sky. The wind was not so great first thing, however, with just 5 knots in the harbour and 6 knots in the bay and looking rather 'patchy'. by Danny Boatman Posted 20 Jul 13:41 BST River Exe Regatta at Starcross River Exe Regatta at Starcross 62 entries enjoy the wind arriving on cue both days Starcross Yacht Club hosted the dinghy and Hurricane cat racing on the Exe Estuary over the weekend 13 and 14 July. The regatta also includes cruiser racing, beach rescue, fishing, and this year sea rowing from the estuary clubs. by Robin Charles Posted 20 Jul 11:52 BST 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Junior Worlds day 3 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Junior Worlds day 3 Petard and Lubac reach into Nacra 17 lead at Vilagarcía de Arousa For the first time in class history, Nacra 17 fleet sailed with reaching starts inspired by the Sail GP circuit. The format modifies the traditional start by sending all teams on a beam reach across the wind toward a mark they bear away to a downwind at by Alexia Lahoud Posted 20 Jul 10:55 BST Aegean Regatta sets sail in Dodecanese Aegean Regatta sets sail in Dodecanese This year's race boasts a record number of participants eager to navigate the Dodecanese islands The Aegean Regatta, a beloved sailing tradition in Greece, returns for its 23rd edition this August! by AEGEAN 600 Posted 20 Jul 10:49 BST OK UK National Championships at Brixham day 2 OK UK National Championships at Brixham day 2 After four races, Nick Craig has taken the lead A day of two halves at the PRO-SET Epoxy OK Nationals today. The fleet launched into a dying easterly and waited in glassy waters for the wind to fill in from the shore. The first racer was in light conditions with Nick Craig taking the gun. by Jennie Clark Posted 20 Jul 08:39 BST Rolex TP52 Worlds in Newport, RI Day 4 Rolex TP52 Worlds in Newport, RI Day 4 Gladiator lead into final World Championship showdown Takashi Okura's Sled, the 2021 world champions representing the hosts, the New York Yacht Club, scored best today at the Rolex TP52 World Championship in Newport, RI. by 52 Super Series Posted 20 Jul 04:39 BST Italy celebrate week of dominance on home waters Italy celebrate week of dominance on home waters Italy retained their Nations Trophy in style Italy retained their Nations Trophy in style as a tremendous week at the Youth Sailing World Championships 2024 was capped off with closing ceremony celebrations in Riva. by World Sailing Posted 20 Jul 04:22 BST Volvo Cork Week overall Volvo Cork Week overall The winner of the Kinsale Kettle is Johnny Treanor's J/112 ValenTina The final day of Volvo Cork Week was blessed with superb conditions to wrap up a wonderful regatta. Up to 15 knots of breeze piped in from the south west and brilliant sunshine broke through the early morning cloud cover. by Volvo Cork Week Posted 19 Jul 21:43 BST Youth Sailing World Championships overall Youth Sailing World Championships overall Brazilian kite win on day of dominance for Italy Brazil's Lucas Pes Fonseca sealed the men's Formula Kite title on a day otherwise dominated by Italians as 10 more Youth Sailing World Championships winners were crowned. by World Sailing Posted 19 Jul 20:39 BST Federico Pilloni crowned iQFOiL Youth Champion Federico Pilloni crowned iQFOiL Youth Champion Young Azzurra sailor wins at Garda Federico Pilloni, an athlete in the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda's Young Azzurra project, has claimed victory in the iQFOiL class at the Youth Sailing World Championships, organised by World Sailing. by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Posted 19 Jul 19:01 BST 5.5 Metre German Open day 2 5.5 Metre German Open day 2 Not enough wind on the course and the fleet stayed in the marina all day The 2024 5.5 Metre German Open at the YC Berlin-Grünau has been stumped for the second day running, with no sailable wind on the Mügglesee, to the south-east of Berlin. by Robert Deaves Posted 19 Jul 18:58 BST Half Ton Classic Cup preview Half Ton Classic Cup preview Looking forward to exciting sailing as event returns to Royal Nieuwpoort YC After six years, the Half Ton Classics Cup returns to Nieuwpoort. The event is the annual highlight for this sailing yacht class with an impressive pedigree, both technical and sporty. by Half Ton Classics Cup Posted 19 Jul 18:21 BST EAORA Week EAORA Week 6 yachts enjoy everything that the Netherlands has to offer The second part of the week found us racing in the calm waters on the Veerse Meer, Oosterschelde and Grevelingenmeer and is still a hidden secret for so many. But this year six yachts enjoyed everything that the Netherlands had to offer. by Paul Wood Posted 19 Jul 17:13 BST Chichester Scow Nationals at Bosham Chichester Scow Nationals at Bosham Fiona MacFarlane takes the trophy A 17 strong fleet of Chichester Scows contested their National Championships at Bosham over the weekend of the 13th and 14th July. by David Macfarlane Posted 19 Jul 15:29 BST ACO 13th Musto Skiff Worlds day 3 ACO 13th Musto Skiff Worlds day 3 Some of the lighter sailors were licking their lips at the prospect of less breeze As the sun rose on day 4 of the ACO 13th Musto Skiff World Championships, sailors were greeted by glorious sunshine and a steady 8-10 knot breeze from the southeast. The forecast had the wind dropping as the day progressed. by Alexander Greil & Danny Boatman Posted 19 Jul 14:20 BST J70 at Copa del Rey MAPFRE Preview J70 at Copa del Rey MAPFRE Preview The regatta will be the precursor for the J/70 Worlds The seven-metre J/70 is quite possibly the most numerous One-Design class in the world. Fast, agile and stable, it has been a fixture in the Copa del Rey MAPFRE since 2021. by Copa del Rey MAPFRE Posted 19 Jul 11:21 BST The first Finn event north of the Arctic Circle The first Finn event north of the Arctic Circle World champion drove from Portugal to Norway trailing 8 boats World champion in Finn dinghy sailing, Filipe Silva, is in Stamsund, Norway, to organize the world's first Finn dinghy regatta north of the Arctic Circle. He himself has driven up the participating sailboats from Portugal. by Jørn Spetalen Posted 19 Jul 10:39 BST Border Counties Midweek Sailing at Bala Border Counties Midweek Sailing at Bala A rainy visit to Llyn Tegid for the fourth event in the Tuesday series The Border Counties Midweek Sailing 2024 series visited Llyn Tegid (Bala) for the fourth event in the Tuesday series. As people started rigging their boats the rain started followed by more rain, thankfully it did stop as we set out for race 1. by Dave Thomas Posted 19 Jul 10:08 BST Good luck to Rooster Ambassadors Good luck to Rooster Ambassadors Sailors from Finland, Uruguay, Croatia and Romania are heading to Paris 2024 As one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year approaches, we are thrilled to extend our best wishes to some of our supported sailors as they prepare to compete in the 2024 Games. by Rooster Posted 19 Jul 09:00 BST RYA leading the way with GPS race tech RYA leading the way with GPS race tech Robotic marks rolled out at more national events in 2024 The Royal Yachting Association, in collaboration with the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, is extending its use of robotic race mark technology at national and high-level events throughout the 2024 season. by Mark Angell Posted 19 Jul 08:54 BST TCL Scorpion Nationals preview TCL Scorpion Nationals preview There is still time to enter! The weekend of Saturday July 27th sees the start of the TCL Scorpion Nationals in association with Craftinsure, hosted by Castle Cove Sailing Club, with 76 boats entered. by Dave Elston Posted 19 Jul 08:44 BST J/70 UK Nationals at the Royal Yacht Squadron J/70 UK Nationals at the Royal Yacht Squadron Back to the Solent for the fleet this year It was back to the Solent for this year's Tideway J/70 National Championship, with Royal Yacht Squadron hosting the regatta. by Max Clapp Posted 19 Jul 04:56 BST Rolex TP52 Worlds in Newport, RI Day 3 Rolex TP52 Worlds in Newport, RI Day 3 Platoon Aviation fly high with race win, Gladiator hold strong Harm Müller-Spreer's 2023 defending champions Platoon Aviation won the only race sailed at the Rolex TP52 World Championship off Newport, RI on Thursday. by 52 Super Series Posted 19 Jul 04:36 BST 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Junior Worlds Day 2 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Junior Worlds Day 2 New Zealanders maintain the lead in the 49er class New Zealanders Sebastian Menzies and George Lee Rush maintain the lead in the 49er class and the French team of Titouan Petard and Thea Lubac are the leaders in the Nacra 17. by Alexia Lahoud Posted 19 Jul 00:06 BST Volvo Cork Week day 4 Volvo Cork Week day 4 Shake up in the mist On the penultimate day of Volvo Cork Week, class leaders are emerging for the series and the chat at the Royal Cork Yacht Club has centred around who is in the running for the Volvo Cup and the Kinsale Kettle. by Volvo Cork Week Posted 18 Jul 22:51 BST OK UK National Championships at Brixham day 1 OK UK National Championships at Brixham day 1 Charlie Cumbley thrilled to be winning prizes already Brixham YC are hosting the OK Class National Championships this year, and competitors were greeted by sunshine and blue sky for day one, although this combination was sadly not accompanied by much wind! by Jennie Clark Posted 18 Jul 22:31 BST Youth Sailing World Championships day 4 Youth Sailing World Championships day 4 Greek duo claim first title Danai Giannouli and Iakovina Kerkezou wrote themselves into the Youth Sailing World Championships history books by claiming a maiden crown at the event on Lake Garda. by World Sailing Posted 18 Jul 20:56 BST Cape 31 Med Circuit Round 6 at Sanremo, Italy Cape 31 Med Circuit Round 6 at Sanremo, Italy Dutch team do the double Over the weekend, the beautiful coastal town of Sanremo hosted Round Six of the Cape 31 Race Circuit in the Mediterranean. It was Lennard Van Oeveren's Motions who came out on top. by Cape 31 Class Posted 18 Jul 20:19 BST British Classic Week day 4 British Classic Week day 4 Perfect weather for the long inshore races sponsored by OneSails GBR Day four at British Classic Week brought perfect sailing conditions for the long inshore races sponsored by OneSails GBR. by Helen Porter Posted 18 Jul 18:48 BST 62nd Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy 62nd Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy Excellent event included fund raising for the Great North Air Ambulance Service Over its 62 years, the Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy run by Ullswater Yacht Club, has evolved into a 3 day festival of sailing, centred on an unique pair of all class handicap races in breath-taking scenery, for dinghies, keelboats and yachts. by Ullswater Yacht Club Posted 18 Jul 18:33 BST The Ocean Race Atlantic is set to launch in 2026 The Ocean Race Atlantic is set to launch in 2026 Event will feature mixed IMOCA crews and an ocean health component The event is a celebration of the ocean and ocean health initiatives, and a showcase for top-level sport, and the teams and sailors who compete. by The Ocean Race Posted 18 Jul 17:27 BST Exe Sails Hornet Nationals at Dabchicks overall Exe Sails Hornet Nationals at Dabchicks overall The results always paint a picture, but this year's racing was tight As the final day dawned, the packing began and the fleet were met with a much more promising breeze in the dinghy park. PJ, our RO, was enthused and we were all expecting 15 knots + out on the racecourse. by Sam Woolner Posted 18 Jul 17:10 BST Taittinger Royal Solent YC Regatta final report Taittinger Royal Solent YC Regatta final report £85k raised for charities Cure Parkinson's and the Motor Neurone Disease Association Following a lively, Friday evening Champagne Taittinger Reception party on the waterfront lawns of the RSYC, the first day of racing arrived with thick, low cloud and a shimmering haze blanketing the Western Solent delivering zero breeze. by Oliver Dewar Posted 18 Jul 16:55 BST NYYC American Magic announces youth team NYYC American Magic announces youth team For the Youth America's Cup 2024 New York Yacht Club American Magic is proud to introduce the youth team that will represent the United States at the UniCredit Youth America's Cup. by NYYC American Magic Posted 18 Jul 16:45 BST
A Fitting SailGP Finale in San FranSan Francisco provided the perfect setting for the Grand Final of SailGP Season 4.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.Good luck to Rooster AmbassadorsAs one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year approaches, we are thrilled to extend our best wishes to some of our supported sailors as they prepare to compete in the 2024 Games.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.Typhoon launch latest Hudson 50N Buoyancy AidNew for 2024, Typhoon International is pleased to announce the launch of its latest Hudson 50N Buoyancy Aid to add to its comprehensive range of dinghy and watersports apparel and personal protective clothing.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.Get nautical summer style nowWhether sailing or relaxing at the marina, we've got your nautical style covered. From lightweight clothing to functional accessories, you can't go wrong with Musto.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?"Vaikobi's new tie down strapsEnjoy the peace of mind that comes from using tie down straps specifically designed by watersports gear experts.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.New Youth Smock from ZhikZhik has long led the way in the sailing youth market, and now brings a new edition of smock to market, ahead of a full new youth range, coming soon.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.X-Yachts partners with Jesper RadichX-Yachts is thrilled to announce its cooperation with renowned yachtsman Jesper Radich. Radich will lead X-Yachts' 2025 racing program as the skipper of their XR 41 yacht.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'?Hike your heart outWe understand that choosing which hiking option to go for can be overwhelming. Getting the right gear can make or break your performance on the water. Often, it comes down to personal preference; however, there are a few key differences to look out for.Corinthian SpiritSailing has gone through phases of being professional and Corinthian. Originally a pastime for the rich, then becoming a sport for everyone during the boom in the 1960s and 1970s.