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Supernova Nationals runners and riders Supernova Nationals runners and riders Who, out of the 100+ entrants, will win at Plas Heli? The UK is facing some big decisions in the mid-summer period, but surely the most important question is who, out of the 100+ entrants, will win the Supernova National Championships at Plas Heli? by Alex Reeve & Chris Hawley Posted 16 Jun 22:23 BST Stewart Brewing Squib UK Nationals preview Stewart Brewing Squib UK Nationals preview Scotland has not hosted the Nationals for many years, so it's a great opportunity Over the last few days Squibs have been arriving at the Royal Forth Yacht Club where they received quite a welcome from Rear Commodore Will Davies and the other event organisers in the Royal Forth Yacht Club. by Vincent Delany Posted 16 Jun 22:04 BST J/24 Range Rover European Championship overall J/24 Range Rover European Championship overall Mistral enables the maximum 10 races to be concluded Today saw the conclusion of the J/24 European Championship organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda with the International J/24 Class Association, the Italian J/24 Class Association and the support of title sponsor Range Rover. by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Posted 16 Jun 21:51 BST Argentario Sailing Week overall Argentario Sailing Week overall Congratulations Mariska, Chinook, Crivizza, Matrero, Freya, Matchless and Barbara The Vintage and Classic Yacht regatta Argentario Sailing Week - organized by the Yacht Club Santo Stefano with the support of the Region of Tuscany and Municipality of Monte Argentario – wrapped up in Maremma, Tuscany by Tessa Wiechmann Posted 16 Jun 21:20 BST Comets at Carsington Comets at Carsington They won't forget this day in a hurry! Seven intrepid souls decided to tackle the strong wind forecast at the Carsington Comet Open on 9th June 2024. It was a day where rig choices came into play. Andy Dale, Ben Palmer and Chris Robinson opted for the full Standard. by Eddie Pope & Chris Robinson Posted 16 Jun 17:34 BST Eurosaf 69f Europeans to be held in Malcesine Eurosaf 69f Europeans to be held in Malcesine The event will take place in conjunction with the Grand Prix 4 The event, organized by Fraglia Vela Malcesine, a long therm partner of the 69F Class, will take place in conjunction with the Grand Prix 4, final appointment of the 69F Cup. by 69F Sailing Posted 16 Jun 16:35 BST Qingdao secures first place in Clipper Race 12 Qingdao secures first place in Clipper Race 12 Come Sea DC Cup win means second winners title in a row for the team After seven days, and over 1,500nm of racing, Qingdao has crossed the Race 12: Come Sea DC Cup Finish Line in first place, taking home its second winners title in a row. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 16 Jun 15:55 BST Round the Island Race: Wet and wild Round the Island Race: Wet and wild Only nine incidents connected to the race - less than previous years It was certainly a race to remember with crews battling the heavy conditions, especially around the Needles and the reach to St Catherine's Point. by Jo Bowden Posted 16 Jun 15:24 BST Etchells Saida Cup Regatta Etchells Saida Cup Regatta Tango win Royal Thames YC event in the Solent Saturday was looking like champagne sailing conditions until the hints of a sea breeze swung the wind left and led to postponement while the race committee battled the shifts and relaid the course. by UK Etchells Fleet Posted 16 Jun 15:18 BST The oldest footage of the Round the Island Race The oldest footage of the Round the Island Race Our video archive uncovers much less than expected! With the Round the Island Race running yesterday, it is a great moment to dig through the video archive to see the oldest footage of the race that we can find. by Magnus Smith Posted 16 Jun 12:00 BST Get ready to race in the Knox-Johnston Cup Get ready to race in the Knox-Johnston Cup Your team of up to twelve will be led by a Skipper and Mates in the Solent Named in honour of our founder Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the Clipper Events flagship race aims to reignite the joy of big boat racing through an exhilarating weekend of racing, socialising, and teamwork! by Clipper Events Posted 16 Jun 11:42 BST Sails of Change wins thrilling Bol dOr Mirabaud Sails of Change wins thrilling Bol dOr Mirabaud Lake Geneva sees the team's fifth win Sails of Change has taken the team's fifth win in one of the most exciting recent editions of the iconic Bol d'Or Mirabaud on Lake Geneva. by Sails of Change Posted 16 Jun 10:01 BST Entry open for Musto Skiff 2025 Worlds Entry open for Musto Skiff 2025 Worlds Sydney to host in January with a two-day pre-Worlds too The International Musto Skiff Class Association and Australian Musto Skiff Class Association have confirmed that their 2025 World Championships will take place from January 2nd to 10th, 2025, at Woollahra Sailing Club in Sydney, Australia. by Natalie Hilton Posted 16 Jun 09:24 BST Martin Augustus 2024 Round the Island Race Photos Martin Augustus 2024 Round the Island Race Photos Brutal conditions as the fleet passed through the Hurst Narrows Conditions on Saturday meant that many of the entrants in this year's race didn't get out of the Solent, but Martin was at Hurst Castle to photograph some of those that did. by Martin Augustus Posted 16 Jun 07:24 BST XS 52 SUPER SERIES Newport RI Trophy Day 4 XS 52 SUPER SERIES Newport RI Trophy Day 4 Quantum Racing powered by American Magic on the cusp of hometown win After no racing was possible today at the XS 52 SUPER SERIES Newport Trophy due to insufficient wind Quantum Racing powered by American Magic will go afloat Sunday carrying a three points lead. by 52 Super Series Posted 16 Jun 01:25 BST Ensis Engadinwing Formula Wing Europeans day 5 Ensis Engadinwing Formula Wing Europeans day 5 Ghio and Spanu crowned European Champions Mathis Ghio [FRA] and Maddalena Spanu [ITA] are the new Formula Wing European Champions. by Jemima Crathorne Posted 15 Jun 20:11 BST Argentario Sailing Week day 3 Argentario Sailing Week day 3 Alzavola celebrates 100th birthday The third day of racing at Argentario Sailing Week kicked off shortly after 12 with 10 knots from the south east: a shifty breeze that rotated all the way to the south west during the race. by Tessa Wiechmann Posted 15 Jun 18:57 BST J/24 Range Rover European Championship day 3 J/24 Range Rover European Championship day 3 Irish boat Headcase is the provisional leader After yesterday's 4 races in a Mistral wind, today the J/24 fleet sailed a further 3 races in a Scirocco breeze that built from an initial 12 knots to reach 20-22 knots. by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Posted 15 Jun 18:17 BST Local boat Notorious wins Gold Roman Bowl Local boat Notorious wins Gold Roman Bowl In the 2024 Round the Island Race The Race Team and Island Sailing Club are delighted to announce that TP52 Notorious is first overall in the IRC Class and wins the coveted Gold Roman Bowl and the Observer Trophy for Monohull Line Honours. by Round the Island Race Posted 15 Jun 18:15 BST Youth Race Week at Hayling Island preview Youth Race Week at Hayling Island preview Enter now for a thrilling event tailored for young sailors of all skill levels The HISC Youth Race Week is a thrilling event tailored for young sailors of all skill levels. Taking place from 29th July to 3rd August at the Hayling Island Sailing Club, this week promises an exciting and competitive atmosphere by Oliver Blake Posted 15 Jun 18:09 BST Noble Marine UK Musto Skiff Nationals day 1 Noble Marine UK Musto Skiff Nationals day 1 The event at Filey started with a mix of sunshine and rain This year, the Musto Skiff fleet is at Filey Sailing Club for their UK National Championship, which is kindly sponsored once again by Noble Marine. The stunning bay can be seen a few miles out, and the local members gave us a very warm welcome on arrival. by Bill Maughan Posted 15 Jun 17:40 BST ORC Double-Handed Worlds in Norway ORC Double-Handed Worlds in Norway Three new champions crowned in Tønsberg The ORC Double-Handed World Championship, organized by the Royal Norwegian Yacht Club (Kongelig Norsk Seilforening - KNS) in collaboration with the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC), celebrated three new ORC Double-Handed World Champions in Tønsberg, Norway. by Offshore Racing Congress Posted 15 Jun 17:30 BST St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Reigns St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Reigns As Largest Regatta in the Caribbean Once again, the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta is the largest regatta in the region, having welcomed 115 boats from over 20 different countries for the 44th edition February 29 - March 3, 2024. by St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Office Posted 15 Jun 17:14 BST DF95 Spring Series at Conningbrook Lakes DF95 Spring Series at Conningbrook Lakes Weed forced a switch to Barton's Point venue instead Weed at Conningbrook Lakes meant a venue switch to Barton's Point in building wind before a band of rain. Unusually there were six different winners by race 9 before lunch. by Peter Jackson Posted 15 Jun 15:54 BST Tom Hicks 2024 Round the Island Race Photo Gallery Tom Hicks 2024 Round the Island Race Photo Gallery Strong winds and huge seas for the much-reduced fleet Many wisely chose discretion over valour with 40+ gusts coming through the Hurst Narrows, but some braved the Round the Island Race, including top yachting photographer Tom Hicks, who has sent us these stunning shots. by Tom Hicks Posted 15 Jun 15:15 BST Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez 25th anniversary Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez 25th anniversary The most beautiful yachts in the world come together in a sumptuous setting The most beautiful yachts in the world come together in a sumptuous setting and a friendly atmosphere. The alchemy creating the magic of the Voiles de Saint-Tropez will be at work once again this year as the event celebrates its 25th anniversary. by Maguelonne Turcat Posted 15 Jun 14:45 BST RNLI lifesavers honoured by His Majesty The King RNLI lifesavers honoured by His Majesty The King Volunteers and staff, including chief executive, recognised in King's Birthday Honours Eight Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) volunteers and staff have been recognised for a combined 304 years of dedicated service to saving lives at sea in His Majesty The King's Birthday Honours. by RNLI Posted 15 Jun 13:12 BST Against the odds Against the odds Tales of the Global Solo Challenge 2023-2024 The Global Solo Challenge (GSC) 2023 marked the launch of a new solo nonstop round-the-world sailing event with a unique format. by Marco Nannini / Global Solo Challenge Posted 15 Jun 13:12 BST Overy Staithe OK Open Meeting Preview Overy Staithe OK Open Meeting Preview A change from tradition For more years than I care to remember a visit to Overy Staithe for the OK open has either meant a Friday evening drive or a very early start on Saturday. by Rodney Tidd Posted 15 Jun 11:25 BST Finn World Masters at Tuscany, Italy overall Finn World Masters at Tuscany, Italy overall World No 1 Laurent Hay is 2024 Masters World Champion Laurent Hay, from France, the World No.1 has won the 2024 Finn World Masters at the PuntAla Camp & Resort, Italy. It his first ever major championship in the class after three times coming second and three times third. by Robert Deaves Posted 15 Jun 08:29 BST David Coleman Excellence in Exporting Award 2024 David Coleman Excellence in Exporting Award 2024 Barton Marine's CEO Suzanne Blaustone presents the award to savvy navvy's Jelte Liebrand The David Coleman Excellence in Exporting Award 2024 has been won by savvy navvy for their constant innovation and ambitious ongoing drive to expand. by Barton Marine Posted 15 Jun 07:35 BST Ensis Engadinwing Formula Wing Europeans day 4 Ensis Engadinwing Formula Wing Europeans day 4 Battle of the ice gladiators Wingfoilers are certainly a tough breed! Event race officer Mirco Babini couldn't believe his eyes at the impressive display of "ice gladiators" battling for bullets on the racecourse. by Jemima Crathorne Posted 14 Jun 22:41 BST Argentario Sailing Week day 2 Argentario Sailing Week day 2 Picture perfect racing conditions against a stunning Tuscan backdrop Picture perfect racing conditions against a stunning Tuscan backdrop should never be taken for granted. by Tessa Wiechmann Posted 14 Jun 22:25 BST Lann Ael 3 wins Loro Piana Giraglia Lann Ael 3 wins Loro Piana Giraglia A prototype designed for ocean navigation takes best overall result in corrected time A prototype designed for ocean navigation with a small crew is the winner of the windy 2024 Loro Piana Giraglia, historically awarded to the best overall result in corrected time in the most numerous group, in this case, the IRC. by Yacht Club Italiano Posted 14 Jun 21:12 BST New York Vendée - Les Sables d'Olonne review New York Vendée - Les Sables d'Olonne review Solo skippers found themselves engaged in a Transatlantic race full of twists and turns The last major ocean race ahead before the Vendée Globe, the most famous solo round the world race, the New York Vendée - Les Sables d'Olonne delivered on all its promises. by Vendee Globe Posted 14 Jun 20:31 BST J/24 Range Rover European Championship day 2 J/24 Range Rover European Championship day 2 Four races in spectacular conditions Today was a busy day for the fleet of almost 50 J/24s competing in their European Championship on the waters off Porto Cervo. by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Posted 14 Jun 20:14 BST Spirit of Lorina crowned top IRC maxi Spirit of Lorina crowned top IRC maxi Loro Piana Giraglia's offshore finale from Saint-Tropez into Genoa Jean-Pierre Barjon has already enjoyed much success with his Botin 65 Spirit of Lorina having won the International Maxi Association's Mediterranean Maxi Offshore Challenge in 2021-22. by James Boyd/International Maxi Association Posted 14 Jun 20:04 BST Francesca Clapcich reports on her journey Francesca Clapcich reports on her journey Ocean Fifty Series update after Act 1 in Saint-Malo It's only a couple of weeks since we raced in Saint-Malo and already it is time to focus on Act 2 of the Ocean Fifty Series, and this time we are heading to southern Brittany, France, and La Baule-Pornichet. by Francesca Clapcich Posted 14 Jun 17:28 BST Magic Marine Optimist open meeting at Hayling Magic Marine Optimist open meeting at Hayling A new experimental fleet ended up being oversubscribed! With 156 entries signed up, this event promised to be one of the highlights of the Optimist racing calendar. The boats were divided into three, ability based, fleets. A coached regatta fleet for those just starting out was a new experiment. by Sandy Ramus Posted 14 Jun 17:07 BST MOCRA National Championships at Bembridge MOCRA National Championships at Bembridge Royal Victoria YC host fleet ahead of the Round-The-Island Race again After a very successful 2023 Championships hosted by the Royal Victoria YC and Bembridge SC held off Wootton Creak and Bembridge during the week prior to the RTIR 2023, a repeat for the 2024 Championships was programmed. by Mike Samuelson Posted 14 Jun 15:21 BST RNLI 200 Pursuit Race for VPRS fleet in Poole Bay RNLI 200 Pursuit Race for VPRS fleet in Poole Bay Royal Motor YC joined by their local lifeboat crew and a fleet of 16 yachts Under the thoughtful management of the Royal Motor Yacht Club a mixed fleet of yachts from Poole Yacht Racing Association enjoyed an extended pursuit race in Poole Bay on Saturday 8th June. by Keith Lovett Posted 14 Jun 14:08 BST PlanetSail video: Alinghi Dismasted PlanetSail video: Alinghi Dismasted Matt Sheahan reports from a punchy day in Barcelona Midway through what Alinghi Red Bull Racing Team later said had been a very productive session, drama struck as the Swiss boat was dismasted shortly after a bear away. Matt Sheahan reports. by Matt Sheahan Posted 14 Jun 11:25 BST Norfolk River Cruisers at Barton Broad Norfolk River Cruisers at Barton Broad Fleet largely made up from survivors of a post Victorian leisure industry The River Cruisers of the Norfolk Broads have a fascinating history, with today's yachts being largely made up from survivors of a post Victorian leisure industry all the way through to very recent built custom racers. by Alastair Drew Posted 14 Jun 11:19 BST MYA Scottish District IOM Travellers at Kinghorn MYA Scottish District IOM Travellers at Kinghorn All the skippers decided to start with B Rigs and continued with them all day The Scottish District IOM Travellers 2 event took place on Kinghorn Loch hosted by Kinghorn Radio Sailing Club. The race Team comprised Richard Ennos as the Race Officer with Stuart Teasdale assisting. by Malcolm Durie Posted 14 Jun 11:09 BST RS400 Southern Tour at Lee-on-Solent RS400 Southern Tour at Lee-on-Solent A very welcoming, well-run club with great weather and a Red Arrows fly-by! A very welcoming, well-run club with great weather and a Red Arrows fly-by! Race one started with a 15 knot wind over tide breeze which felt a lot winder due to the very strong tide pushing us over the line and into the wind. by Jack Holden Posted 14 Jun 10:30 BST J-KZ1 Rainbow ready to return J-KZ1 Rainbow ready to return As J Class prepare for the Superyacht Cup Palma Rainbow returns to J Class competition next week at The Superyacht Cup Palma, some ten years since the highly potent replica of the 1934 America's Cup winner last sailed a race. by J Class Association Posted 14 Jun 10:08 BST Flying 15s at Middle Nene Flying 15s at Middle Nene In gusty winds up to 25mph the crews were kept busy, including on-the-water repairs A small but exciting Open Meeting was held at Middle Nene SC in Thrapston (Northants) as part of the Southern Traveller Series on the 8th/9th June weekend. by Wilf Kunze Posted 14 Jun 09:16 BST 2024 TOTE Team Racing Championships 2024 TOTE Team Racing Championships Team PUR 1 wins, 104 junior sailors ready to sail in 31st International Optimist Regatta Good starts, covering competitors, and scoring a first-second-third combo finish proved a successful strategy for PUR 1, representing the Sailing Academy at Puerto Rico's Club Nautico de San Juan, to win Thursday's TOTE Team Racing Championship. by Carol Bareuther Posted 14 Jun 06:24 BST
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