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Phantoms at Creeksea Phantoms at Creeksea Early arrivals take full advantage of the free beer and BBQ One of the favourite events on the Phantom Eastern circuit saw Creeksea Sailing Club welcome early travellers on the Friday night who took full advantage of the free beer and BBQ that the home fleet had provided. by Bill Taylor Posted 20 May 13:36 BST Keep your boat going this summer Keep your boat going this summer Enjoy 10% off at Rooster for the next month We understand the cost of living is crunching and we hope this doesn't affect you getting on the water this season. Enjoy 10% off for the next month on us. Have a safe and fun season from all of us at Rooster. by Rooster Posted 20 May 12:30 BST 2023 J/70 Europeans bound for Weymouth 2023 J/70 Europeans bound for Weymouth The event will take place from 2nd to 9th September 2023 The J/70 UK Class Association are delighted to announce that Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) has been awarded the rights to host the 2023 J/70 European Championships. by J/70 UK Class Association Posted 20 May 12:13 BST North Sails 2022 Contender Nationals Form Guide North Sails 2022 Contender Nationals Form Guide The fleet is heading to the stellar venue of Brightlingsea Once again, the Contender class has chosen a stellar venue to host its annual shoot out to decide the UK champion for an enforced 12 month sentence. by BCA Posted 20 May 11:49 BST Preparing for the Allmer Cup in Le Havre Preparing for the Allmer Cup in Le Havre A fleet of around 30 Figaro Bénéteau 3's at the Société des Régates du Havre Similar in format to the recent Solo Maitre Coq, competitors will face a long offshore leg of around 340 nautical miles which sends the fleet in a rectangle around the English Channel, starting and finishing in Le Havre. by Offshore Racing Academy Posted 20 May 11:34 BST Get your Burnham British Keelboat League entry in Get your Burnham British Keelboat League entry in Teams urged to sign up by 29 May to #rockupandrace in 707s The British Keelboat League is heading to the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club at Burnham-on-Crouch with teams invited to get their entries in for some fast-paced and fun racing. by Paula Irish Posted 20 May 11:32 BST Solos at Frensham Pond Solos at Frensham Pond NSCA Selden Southern Area Series event Sunday 15th May saw 16 Solos turn out for the Frensham Pond SC Solo Open Meeting, part of the NSCA Selden Southern Area Series. by Paul Trevan Posted 20 May 10:22 BST Vaikobi Partners with UK Cadet Class Association Vaikobi Partners with UK Cadet Class Association As part of its ongoing sponsorship program that supports sailing at all levels Vaikobi, has teamed up with the UK Cadet Class Association as part of its ongoing sponsorship program that supports sailing at all levels. Vaikobi is a unique brand, that is owned and run by people that are passionate about the water and ocean sports. by Vaikobi Posted 20 May 09:00 BST Crédit Mutuel wins Normandy Channel Race Crédit Mutuel wins Normandy Channel Race Ian Lipinski and Ambrogio Beccaria arrive first after 4 days 15 hours of racing After an extremely tight final night of intense and amazing fighting, ultimately it is Crédit Mutuel, which takes the win in this 13th edition of the CIC Normandy Channel Race. by Sirius Evenements Posted 20 May 07:43 BST 2022 DF95 Ash Trophy at Guildford 2022 DF95 Ash Trophy at Guildford Another almost perfect day's racing at Abbey Meads Lake This was another almost perfect day's racing at Abbey Meads Lake with a 5-9 mph southerly breeze blowing straight down the lake, ideal for DF95's A rig. 14 long two-lap races were sailed on a windward-leeward course. by Roger Stollery Posted 20 May 06:16 BST Worrell 1000 Race Leg 10 Worrell 1000 Race Leg 10 Wrightsville Beach, NC to Atlantic Beach, NC It was a gorgeous morning on the beach at Wrightsville, NC - behind the beautiful and amazingly appointed Blockade Runner Hotel. Some of the teams were red-eyed and tired: they hadn't arrived to the finish here until after 1am this morning. by Worrell 1000 Posted 20 May 03:19 BST Maxi pain and gain on the Bay of Naples Maxi pain and gain on the Bay of Naples Penultimate day of the first ever IMA Maxi European Championship Racing in light conditions can often be boring and frustrating but for the penultimate day of the first ever IMA Maxi European Championship it was anything but - for spectators at least - with significant shifts. by James Boyd / International Maxi Association Posted 20 May 02:56 BST TF35 Realstone Cup for Léman Hope Day 1 TF35 Realstone Cup for Léman Hope Day 1 Technical opening day in Nyon After an hour of practice racing under brilliant sunshine on the sparkling waters of Lake Geneve, the seven TF35 teams had shaken off any winter dust that might have accumulated. by TF35 Trophy Posted 20 May 01:54 BST Finn Gold Cup at Malcesine day 3 Finn Gold Cup at Malcesine day 3 Oskari Muhonen moves into the lead on Lake Garda After three very different races, Finland's Oskari Muhonen has taken the lead at the 2022 Finn Gold Cup at Fraglia Vela Malcesine on Lake Garda, Italy. He won two more races to take a three point lead from Pieter-Jan Postma, from The Netherlands. by Robert Deaves Posted 19 May 20:53 BST Crewsaver appointed SailGP on-water safety partner Crewsaver appointed SailGP on-water safety partner Providing Survival Technology equipment, including lifejackets from its Fusion 3D range Crewsaver, a brand of global Survival Technology solutions provider Survitec, has joined with SailGP, the purpose-driven global sailing championship, as its official on-water safety equipment partner. by Seaborne Posted 19 May 20:27 BST Owner-Drivers strengthen GC32 Racing Tour Owner-Drivers strengthen GC32 Racing Tour A key attraction of the flying GC32 catamaran A key attraction of the flying GC32 catamaran is that it provides individuals with a way to experience the latest state of the art foil-borne yachting. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 19 May 20:21 BST A Big Day for a Big Man at Bassenthwaite A Big Day for a Big Man at Bassenthwaite Sailing, pie & peas and a band to celebrate the life of Mark Ninnim Our friend Mark Ninnim was a special person. A great character who managed to secure fantastic sponsorship for our club and always got a round in. He died last year after a short illness and we want to have a special day for him here at Bass. by Emma Rydal Posted 19 May 19:21 BST CIC Normandy Channel Race day 5 CIC Normandy Channel Race day 5 Place your bets! A substantial portion of the fleet in the CIC Normandy Channel Race has now negotiated the course mark of Guernsey. As they were weaving their way through the Channel Islands, there were just three little miles between the four leaders. by Sirius Evenements Posted 19 May 19:10 BST Winner of the P&B Early Entry Draw Winner of the P&B Early Entry Draw For the Vaikobi Mirror Nationals The 2022 Vaikobi Mirror Nationals, also sponsored by P&B, are being held at Hayling Island Sailing Club (HISC) 23rd to 26th July. by Chris Fuller Posted 19 May 16:20 BST Salcombe YC Midweek Spring Series race 4 Salcombe YC Midweek Spring Series race 4 Strong tide, rain and little wind; not exactly a thrilling recipe A strong tide, rain and little to no wind; not exactly a recipe for a thrilling evening's racing. That being said, nine boats turned up on the start-line for the fourth instalment in the first of the Midweek Series. by John Burn Posted 19 May 15:45 BST EAORA Pattinson Cup & Ralph Herring weekend EAORA Pattinson Cup & Ralph Herring weekend A slow start for the East Anglian fleet A slow start for the East Anglian fleet sponsored by DXB Pumps, but our Dutch Regatta is now only nine weeks away! by Claire Scott Posted 19 May 15:33 BST Catching up with the champions... Catching up with the champions... How Wireless Load Sensing is Bringing the Middle of the Fleet Forward How Wireless Load Sensing is Bringing the Middle of the Fleet Forward. by Cyclops Marine Posted 19 May 14:30 BST 2022 Tre Golfi Sailing Week prize-giving ceremony 2022 Tre Golfi Sailing Week prize-giving ceremony Prizes awarded, but Maxis miss out as they stay out on the water A race, a second one which had to be cancelled, kept the Maxis on the water until 7 p.m., missing out on the prize-giving ceremony for the Tre Golfi Regatta, despite it having been postponed. by Tre Golfi Sailing Week Posted 19 May 14:20 BST Don't let your career goals slip away! Don't let your career goals slip away! New careers and job transitions can be confusing and overwhelming a lot of the time New careers and job transitions can be confusing and overwhelming a lot of the time. It's hard to find the perfect balance between work, fun and life, we all get that feeling. by Marine Resources Posted 19 May 13:03 BST Abersoch Dinghy Week 2022 entry open Abersoch Dinghy Week 2022 entry open Join in the fun at the 50th Anniversary event this July! Entry to Abersoch Dinghy Week is open and there's now less than two weeks to go before the early bird discount finishes, on 1st June. by Selina Collinson Posted 19 May 12:38 BST BYS Regional Junior Championships entries open BYS Regional Junior Championships entries open Taking place in June at various venues around the UK Entries are open for the BYS Regional Junior Championships held over the weekend of 11th and 12th June 2022 for windsurfers and the 18th & 19th June 2022 for dinghies at various venues around the UK. by Richard Aspland Posted 19 May 12:29 BST RS Vareos at Llandegfedd RS Vareos at Llandegfedd A welcome in the hillsides for Round 3 of the Rooster National Tour Six visitors joined the four strong local contingent to make another decent fleet in the upward trend RS Vareo class open meetings are currently enjoying. by Nick Crickmore & Paul North Posted 19 May 12:17 BST North West Senior Travellers at Burwain North West Senior Travellers at Burwain Wind from a less than ideal direction for the reservoir On Tuesday the 17th May the second event in the NW Senior Traveller Series was held at Burwain Sailing Club. The forecasts showed 11 knots from the south bringing temperatures into the mid-twenties. by Dave Woodhead Posted 19 May 11:57 BST Fireballs at Blackwater Fireballs at Blackwater Seven home boats joined by six strong visiting teams The weekend saw the Blackwater SC host the 2022 Fireball open. Our fleet of seven Blackwater boats were lucky enough to be joined by a very strong group of six visiting boats, so straight from the off it was set to be a very interesting weekend! by Emilie Hood Posted 19 May 11:03 BST 2022 RORC Vice Admiral's Cup preview 2022 RORC Vice Admiral's Cup preview A 50-strong entry will race this weekend A 50-strong entry will contest RORC's Vice Admiral's Cup this weekend, with up to eight short, sharp races scheduled across three days for the six classes competing. by Rupert Holmes Posted 19 May 10:53 BST Girls Training Day at Downs Sailing Club Girls Training Day at Downs Sailing Club Held in partnership with Kent Schools Sailing Association Downs Sailing Club in partnership with Kent Schools Sailing Association held their first Girls Training Day on May 7th. by Simon Cory Posted 19 May 09:01 BST Solos at Girton Solos at Girton Midland Area Series Round 4 sponsored by Allen The forecast for the 14th May was between SW 1-3kts and SW 5-7kts which, and I must admit that based on the good wind strengths the day before and the good wind strengths predicted for the day after it was a bit disappointing. by Kev Hall Posted 19 May 06:57 BST RS600 Inlands at Grafham Water RS600 Inlands at Grafham Water Part of the Rooster National Tour As the RS600 fleet gathered at Grafham Water for their 2022 Inland championships they were met with the sight of a rather glassy lake that was bathed in sunshine. by Ian Marshall Posted 19 May 05:41 BST IKA Kitefoiling Youth Worlds Torregrande day 1 IKA Kitefoiling Youth Worlds Torregrande day 1 Sardinia delivers challenging and shifty winds Day one of the Formula Kite U21 and Youth Foil World Championships in Sardinia delivered challenging and shifty wind between 9 to 13 knots, but still the favourites rose to the top of the scoreboard. by Andy Rice, IKA Posted 19 May 05:20 BST 2022 Tre Golfi Sailing Week Day 3 2022 Tre Golfi Sailing Week Day 3 Waiting for wind In the magical atmosphere of the stretch of water between Sorrento and Capri, the 25 Maxis taking part in the first ever European Championship for the class are waiting for the breeze to fill in. by Tre Golfi Sailing Week Posted 19 May 02:40 BST iQFoil Europeans Day 2: French take control iQFoil Europeans Day 2: French take control French sailors now lead both fleets. Nicolas Goyard leads the men and Hélène Noesmoen the women The day became a struggle between ‘giants' in the top positions for both men and women. French sailors now lead both fleets, with Nicolas Goyard in the lead among the males and Hélène Noesmoen among the females by Elena Giolai Posted 19 May 01:41 BST Lyra on fire at the IMA Maxi Europeans Lyra on fire at the IMA Maxi Europeans Only one race on day 2 after a delay on the Bay of Naples Scheduled for day two of the IMA Maxi Europeans' inshore/coastal racing were two windward-leewards. After a delay out on the Bay of Naples, the wind finally built to 8-12 knots from the west. by James Boyd / International Maxi Association Posted 18 May 23:54 BST Finn Gold Cup at Malcesine day 2 Finn Gold Cup at Malcesine day 2 Pieter-Jan Postma is early leader Pieter-Jan Postma, from The Netherlands, is the early leader of the thrilling 2022 Finn Gold Cup at Fraglia Vela Malcesine on Lake Garda, Italy, after three finntastic races in a 10-14 knot southerly on Wednesday. by Robert Deaves Posted 18 May 20:23 BST Worrell 1000 Race Leg 9 Worrell 1000 Race Leg 9 Surfside Beach SC to Wrightsville Beach NC The start of leg 9 of this 2022 Worrell 1000 saw very light, Northerly winds - 5 knots and a little less - which meant that the fleet was looking forward to a drama-free launch at 10am. by Worrell 1000 Posted 18 May 19:39 BST Avon SC Yachting World Dayboat Open Avon SC Yachting World Dayboat Open A superb day's competitive sailing in the sunshine with barbecue and camping A Yachting World Dayboat (YWDB) open meeting was held on the 14th May 2022 at Avon Sailing Club (ASC) on the river Severn near Tewkesbury, featuring a new YWDB trophy. by Simon Bullingham Posted 18 May 19:32 BST Class 30 One Design™: Here we are! Class 30 One Design™: Here we are! You can now order the affordable and fun 'missing link' Great news for the boat imagined and designed by VPLP, thanks to the joint initiative of Union Nationale pour la Course au Large (France), the Royal Ocean Racing Club (UK) and the Storm Trysail Club (USA). by RORC Press Posted 18 May 19:25 BST CIC Normandy Channel Race day 4 CIC Normandy Channel Race day 4 Leaders round the Grande Basse de Portsall course mark The leaders in the 13th edition of the CIC Normandy Channel Race have now rounded the new course mark of Grande Basse de Portsall. by Sirius Evenements Posted 18 May 19:22 BST Ronstan Finn UK Nationals at the WPNSA Ronstan Finn UK Nationals at the WPNSA A strong turnout of 40 helms race in Portland Harbour A strong turnout of 40 Finns gathered at WPNSA for the 2022 Ronstan UK National Championships. The growing popularity of the class was evidenced by the presence of several top returning Finnsters, including multiple Endeavour Trophy champion Nick Craig. by John Heyes Posted 18 May 18:38 BST Maylandsea Bay Kestrel Open Maylandsea Bay Kestrel Open The first of two Kestrel events this year at the club Fourteen sailors gathered for the first of the two Maylandsea Bay Kestrel opens for 2022. Long range forecasts had been excellent, but as so often happens in Blighty, by the time of the event, Saturday looked like being a no wind day. by Chris Grice Posted 18 May 17:58 BST RS200 SW Ugly Tour 2022 Round 2 at South Cerney RS200 SW Ugly Tour 2022 Round 2 at South Cerney A total of 19 boats travel from both sides of the country A total of 19 boats travelled from both sides of the country, St. Mawes and Broadstairs; for the second round of the West Country Boat Repairs RS200 Ugly tour held at South Cerney Sailing Club in the Cotswold Water Park on Saturday 7th May. by Pete Vincent Posted 18 May 17:41 BST Musto team up with multihull ace Sam Goodchild Musto team up with multihull ace Sam Goodchild To create durable, lightweight Offshore range In the biggest product launch for five years, world-leading performance clothing brand Musto has unveiled a range of MPX Offshore products, designed for cruising and offshore race training. by Musto Posted 18 May 16:00 BST WASZP Games to include coaching for beginners WASZP Games to include coaching for beginners An option for newcomers to the class and foiling to be coached The all-inclusive nature of the WASZP fleet is on display once again. We have always seen events as the best way to accelerate the learning process for new sailors to the class. by WASZP Class Posted 18 May 14:10 BST World Sailing official Paris 2024 Olympic website World Sailing official Paris 2024 Olympic website The new website will be the central hub for official information World Sailing has launched its dedicated Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition website with just 800 days to go to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. by World Sailing Posted 18 May 14:09 BST
Keep your boat going this summerWe understand the cost of living is crunching and we hope this doesn't affect you getting on the water this season. Enjoy 10% off for the next month on us. Have a safe and fun season from all of us at Rooster.Brilliantly barmySailing is a broad church, and news that caught my eye last week wasn't about the fastest, or most popular type of yacht. Far from it. Andrew Bedwell has built a yacht for a world record attempt in the smallest sailing vessel to cross the Atlantic.Vaikobi Partners with UK Cadet Class AssociationVaikobi, has teamed up with the UK Cadet Class Association as part of its ongoing sponsorship program that supports sailing at all levels. Vaikobi is a unique brand, that is owned and run by people that are passionate about the water and ocean sports.That other category.There are plenty of sporting superstars. Thousands actually. Then there are those who are transcendent. Crewsaver appointed SailGP on-water safety partnerCrewsaver, a brand of global Survival Technology solutions provider Survitec, has joined with SailGP, the purpose-driven global sailing championship, as its official on-water safety equipment partner.Welsh Moths90 years ago, just as now, the UK was being gripped by a financial crisis. A group of sailors based in Central London had been looking for a new one design dinghy to replace their collection of disparate boats that they raced on Regent's Park Lake.Catching up with the champions...How Wireless Load Sensing is Bringing the Middle of the Fleet Forward.I must go down to the sea againThe intention of my editorial today was to celebrate all that is good about long weekend events, but after a weekend which had far more than its fair share of tragedy at sea, all that changed.Don't let your career goals slip away!New careers and job transitions can be confusing and overwhelming a lot of the time. It's hard to find the perfect balance between work, fun and life, we all get that feeling.So just supposing...When this video of the new Beneteau First 36 surfaced this week, reportedly punching out to 17 knots, well it was certainly enough to pique the curiosity. I mean this side of say a Pogo 36, it was quite impressive.Musto team up with multihull ace Sam GoodchildIn the biggest product launch for five years, world-leading performance clothing brand Musto has unveiled a range of MPX Offshore products, designed for cruising and offshore race training.Easter EggsWithout doubt, this weekend will have seen many consumed around the world, and also handed out as prizes at sailing events, but there are also the Easter Eggs found in video games and movies, which are hidden features or messages.#BACK THE BIDOn Sunday 8th May the Andrew Simpson Centre in Portland ran the annual Children in Need (CiN) Aiming High Open Day for children Aged 6 to 13 with special educational needs as a pathway into watersports.Grass RootsYou won't have to go back to far into our editorials to find words like participation, inclusion, and juniors. Especially so from our Managing Editor, Mark Jardine.WEST SYSTEM introduces G/flex 655 twin syringeWEST SYSTEM G/flex 655 is a toughened epoxy that makes permanent, waterproof, structural bonds. It absorbs the stresses on joins, and it now comes in an easy-to-use twin syringe for working with small quantities.Twenty Twenty-FourGeorge Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four was a dystopian social science fiction novel and cautionary tale about the future, with concepts so powerful that the term "Orwellian" became an adjective.