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Dalin: "The year couldn't have started better" Dalin: "The year couldn't have started better" With victory in the IMOCA Guyader Bermudes 1000 Race Charlie Dalin (Apivia) won the third edition of the Guyader Bermudes 1000 Race which in fact is his first solo victory in IMOCA and his fourth overall IMOCA race win since 2019 in all different formats combined. by Vendee Globe Posted 22 May 05:32 BST Clipper Race 11 Day 20 Clipper Race 11 Day 20 The heat continues in more ways than one! For the Clipper Race fleet, Race 11 conditions have been hot, sticky and the winds fickle. However, the last 24 hours saw the competition heat up and get a notch more exciting. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 22 May 03:24 BST Finn Gold Cup at Malcesine overall Finn Gold Cup at Malcesine overall Pieter-Jan Postma makes history by winning first Finn Gold Cup for The Netherlands Pieter-Jan Postma, from The Netherlands, made history today by winning the 2022 Finn Gold Cup, the first Dutch winner of this massively prestigious trophy in its 66 year history. by Robert Deaves Posted 22 May 01:59 BST 2022 RORC Vice Admiral's Cup day 2 2022 RORC Vice Admiral's Cup day 2 Leaders assert dominance in glorious conditions Brilliant sun, big tides and light to moderate winds that built from 6-8 knots in the morning to 10-12 knots during the afternoon provided glorious conditions for the second day of the RORC Vice Admiral's Cup. by Rupert Holmes Posted 21 May 23:14 BST SSL Gold Cup Qualifying Series 1 Day 3 SSL Gold Cup Qualifying Series 1 Day 3 Estonia signs another solid performance SSL Team Estonia made one more step towards SSL Gold Cup 2022 Final Series by winning their second race in Race 3 of Group 2, in Grandson. SSL Team Bermuda got their first win in a Group 1 where anything can still happened in tomorrow's Golden Day. by SSL Gold Cup Posted 21 May 22:41 BST TF35 Realstone Cup for Léman Hope Day 3 TF35 Realstone Cup for Léman Hope Day 3 Spindrift master light lake conditions Lake Geneva presented a challenging third day of racing for the TF35 as the light-to-no wind forecast eventually rewarded the patience of the teams and perseverance of the race committee with one successful race. by TF35 Trophy Posted 21 May 21:12 BST IKA Kitefoiling Youth Worlds Torregrande day 4 IKA Kitefoiling Youth Worlds Torregrande day 4 Pegourie surges into kitefoiling world title contention Day four of the Kitefoiling Youth World Championships saw the three divisions competing in 8 to 12 knot winds and another four hard-fought races completed. There were some significant moves on the leaderboard too. by Andy Rice, IKA Posted 21 May 20:50 BST Channel challenges await Tom Dolan Channel challenges await Tom Dolan Le Havre Allmer Cup is the second event of the French Elite Solo Offshore Championship Ireland's Tom Dolan and his Beneteau Figaro 3 Smurfit Kappa-Kingspan are back in the English Channel ready to take on all of the many challenges offered by the Le Havre Allmer Cup which starts on Sunday with a 340 nautical miles offshore race. by Tom Dolan Racing Posted 21 May 16:37 BST 52 Super Series 10th anniversary title wide open 52 Super Series 10th anniversary title wide open This season seems to have more of an owner-driver focus than ever before There were just five points separating first place from fourth and only two points from championship winners Sled from third placed Platoon at the end of the 2021 52 Super Series season last November in Palma. by 52 Super Series Posted 21 May 15:02 BST OKs set for the HISC Whitsun Regatta OKs set for the HISC Whitsun Regatta The home club fleet boasts some serious quality sailors Over the Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend, the OK Class will be taking part in the HISC Whitsun Regatta as part of the North Sails Super Series. Racing will take place in Hayling Bay, known for its fantastic racing. by Paul Childs Posted 21 May 09:34 BST Steering the Course 2022 kicks off Steering the Course 2022 kicks off A week-long festival of women's sailing Hundreds of sailors across the world will take to the water over the next 10 days as World Sailing's Steering the Course global women's sailing festival gets under way. by World Sailing Posted 21 May 09:27 BST Introducing The Knox-Johnston Cup Introducing The Knox-Johnston Cup A brand new feature on the Clipper Events racing calendar Clipper Events, sister company to Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, has revealed plans for its inaugural Knox-Johnston Cup, a new addition to its racing schedule, taking place on 17-18 September 2022. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 21 May 09:12 BST SSE Renewables Round Ireland Race fleet building SSE Renewables Round Ireland Race fleet building Entries are approaching the 50 boat mark With just four weeks remaining to the start of the SSE Renewables Round Ireland Race (Wicklow Harbour, Saturday 18th June 2022 - 1300hrs) entries are approaching the 50 boat mark in a strong sign of post-Covid interest in offshore racing. by Wicklow Sailing Club Posted 21 May 08:31 BST Finn Gold Cup at Malcesine day 4 Finn Gold Cup at Malcesine day 4 Postma dominates to retake the lead Pieter-Jan Postma, from The Netherlands, found second gear today to dominate the 110 boat fleet from 17 nations on the fourth day of the Finn Gold Cup at Fraglia Vela Malcesine on Lake Garda, Italy. by Robert Deaves Posted 21 May 06:14 BST 2022 RORC Vice Admiral's Cup day 1 2022 RORC Vice Admiral's Cup day 1 Fast, furious and exceptionally close racing A stunning opening day delivered three fast-paced and testing races for every class. After a short wait for the wind to fill in, it quickly built to a solid west-southwesterly of 12-14 knots. by Rupert Holmes Posted 21 May 06:06 BST Worrell 1000 Race Leg 12 Worrell 1000 Race Leg 12 Hatteras to Kill Devil Hills The expansive beach at ORV Ramp 49 in Frisco was filled with spectators; Most, here for the spectacle that is the Worrell 1000. Not because they're sailors or that they know anything about racing these F18 beasts... they just know that this is exciting. by Worrell 1000 Posted 21 May 00:37 BST IKA Kitefoiling Youth Worlds Torregrande day 3 IKA Kitefoiling Youth Worlds Torregrande day 3 Avoiding the ever-present risk of high-speed wipeouts Day three brought strong but unpredictable breeze that made it hard to choose the right size kite. As ever, staying out of trouble was a vital part of success, and avoiding the ever-present risk of a high-speed wipeout. by Andy Rice, IKA Posted 21 May 00:28 BST TF35 Realstone Cup for Léman Hope Day 2 TF35 Realstone Cup for Léman Hope Day 2 Team SAILFEVER and Vitamina Sailing on the ascent After finishing at the bottom of the raking on day one, Frédéric Jousset's golden hulled TF35, Team SAILFEAVER, helmed by Frenchman Loïck Peyron, turned their fortunes around on the second day of the Realstone Cup for Léman in Nyon. by TF35 Trophy Posted 20 May 22:23 BST Comet Association Championships at Staunton Harold Comet Association Championships at Staunton Harold Insect bite to the local favourite reduces the fleet from 21 to 20 Twenty-one competitors were signed on from across the country but only 20 took part following the late withdrawal of local favourite Alan Bennett due to a swollen face following an insect bite! by Eddie Pope, Steve Boud & Nigel Fern Posted 20 May 20:23 BST Lyra crowned first IMA Maxi European Champion Lyra crowned first IMA Maxi European Champion A complex week of racing on the Bay of Naples A complex week of racing at the International Maxi Association's inaugural Maxi European Championship, comprising last weekend's Regata dei Tre Golfi offshore, followed by four days of inshore and coastal courses on the Bay of Naples, culminated today by James Boyd / International Maxi Association Posted 20 May 19:57 BST Optimist Early Summer Championships Optimist Early Summer Championships A bumper fleet of 180 sailors at Hayling Island The Optimist Early Summer Championships were held at Hayling Island Sailing Club over the weekend of 14th and 15th May. A bumper fleet of 180 sailors attended, including an amazing 80 entrants in our younger and less experienced Regatta Fleet. by Jane Saunders Posted 20 May 19:49 BST Enterprises at Bristol Corinthian Enterprises at Bristol Corinthian Severnside Series Round 3 BCYC hosted the third event of the 2022 Severnside Series on 15th May. Six local boats were joined by Richard Leach from Penarth and the widely travelled Paul Young from Midland SC. by Ian Wakeling Posted 20 May 19:33 BST Worrell 1000 Race Leg 11 Worrell 1000 Race Leg 11 Atlantic Beach to Cape Hatteras With just three legs to go before the finish in VA Beach, all 13 boats that started in Hollywood were lined up now in Atlantic Beach, ready for a sleigh ride to Hatteras in breezes of 16-18 knots with gusts in the low 20's. by Worrell 1000 Posted 20 May 17:53 BST One short, countless activities One short, countless activities Say hello to the Henri-Lloyd Explorer Shorts Designed and built to get you out there. The Explorer shorts are high performing and feature a recycled, 4-way stretch fabric that is lightweight, water resistant and perfect for summer adventures. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 20 May 16:30 BST 25 skippers for Vendée Arctic-Les Sables d'Olonne 25 skippers for Vendée Arctic-Les Sables d'Olonne A race of discovery to the northern waters of the Arctic Circle Alain Leboeuf, President of SAEM Vendée and the Department of Vendée has just presented the skippers of the second edition of the Vendée Arctic - Les Sables d'Olonne, more than 2 years from the 10th edition of the Vendée Globe. by Vendée Globe Posted 20 May 16:08 BST GUYOT environnement - Team Europe enters TOR GUYOT environnement - Team Europe enters TOR Confirmed as fourth IMOCA entry for The Ocean Race The campaign sees French offshore sailor Benjamin Dutreux joining forces with Offshore Team Germany Olympian Robert Stanjek, the same combination that raced to victory in the inaugural edition of The Ocean Race Europe last summer. by The Ocean Race Posted 20 May 15:30 BST 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 IKA Kitefoiling Youth Worlds Torregrande day 2 IKA Kitefoiling Youth Worlds Torregrande day 2 Switzerland surges into lead with four bullets for Gian Andrea Stragiotti The breeze was steadier than Wednesday, with all four races completed in winds of 8 to 16 knots which gradually moved around from the south-west to north-west throughout the afternoon. by Andy Rice, IKA Posted 20 May 10:23 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
One short, countless activitiesDesigned and built to get you out there. The Explorer shorts are high performing and feature a recycled, 4-way stretch fabric that is lightweight, water resistant and perfect for summer adventures.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.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.That other category.There are plenty of sporting superstars. Thousands actually. Then there are those who are transcendent. 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.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.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.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.Catching up with the champions...How Wireless Load Sensing is Bringing the Middle of the Fleet Forward.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.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.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.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.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.#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.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.