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Rooster Hiking Boots & Toe-straps Rooster Hiking Boots & Toe-straps Steve Cockerill shares his wisdom One-take-wonder, Steve Cockerill shares his wisdom on why we've designed hiking boots and toe-straps down to the last fiber, why they're so effective and what you need to do to get the most out of your hiking. by Rooster Posted 8 May 15:30 BST Tom Dolan relief at Transat en Double postponement Tom Dolan relief at Transat en Double postponement Among the 18 duos breathing a collective sigh of relief today in Concarneau, France Irish sailor Tom Dolan is among the 18 duos breathing a collective sigh of relief today in Concarneau, France after Sunday's start of the Transat en Double race to Saint Barthélemy has been postponed because of severe weather forecasted. by Andi Robertson Posted 8 May 14:31 BST European Commission Patron of Ocean Race Europe European Commission Patron of Ocean Race Europe Sustainability is integrated into The Ocean Race's DNA Virginijus Sinkevicius, the European Commissioner with responsibility for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, has been announced as the Patron of the inaugural edition of The Ocean Race Europe. by The Ocean Race Posted 8 May 14:17 BST New from Henri-Lloyd - Shorts for every occasion New from Henri-Lloyd - Shorts for every occasion Casual, relaxed fitting chino shorts feature a cotton-stretch fabric Whether you are at home in the garden or on an outdoor adventure, our casual, relaxed fitting chino shorts feature a cotton-stretch fabric for all day comfort. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 8 May 12:00 BST Meet the Clipper Race crew: Carola Göhlich Meet the Clipper Race crew: Carola Göhlich A Clipper Race poster on the London Underground was her inspiration A Clipper Race poster on the London Underground was the inspiration for Carola Göhlich, who hails from Switzerland, to sign up for Leg 1: The Atlantic Trade Winds Leg. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 8 May 09:08 BST 2021 Hansa TT hosted by New Forest Sailability 2021 Hansa TT hosted by New Forest Sailability Second event of the series held at Spinnaker Sailing Club Following quite closely on the heels of the Whitefriars TT on 24th April, the New Forest TT on 5th May was the second to be run under the continuing Covid restrictions. by Malcolm Bentley Posted 8 May 06:43 BST Finn Champions disappointed by Olympic decisions Finn Champions disappointed by Olympic decisions Ahead of the 2021 Finn Gold Cup in Porto The 2021 Finn Gold Cup was opened on Friday in Porto, Portugal, but without an opening ceremony due to COVID-19, but with a practice race with a small fleet taking part. by Robert Deaves Posted 8 May 05:51 BST 470 Europeans silver for Mills and McIntyre 470 Europeans silver for Mills and McIntyre Mixed bronze for Heathcote and Orr Olympic champion Hannah Mills believes she and teammate Eilidh McIntyre have even more to give as they claimed the runner-up spot at the 470 European Championships, their last big regatta before Tokyo 2020. by British Sailing Team Posted 8 May 05:36 BST 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal overall 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal overall France wins European Mens and Womens 470 titles, Israel wins Mixed, New Zealand wins Open The sixth and last day of the 470 - 2021 European Championship concluded in Vilamoura, with the Medal Race. by Int 470 Class/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 7 May 23:38 BST Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship day 4 Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship day 4 Another magnificent sailing day in Cascais On the fourth day of the 2021 Cascais 49er & 49er FX Championship the Cascais the race area once again did not disappoint, delivering epic conditions for the fleets. by Clube Naval de Cascais Posted 7 May 20:19 BST The Ocean Race launches Relay4Nature The Ocean Race launches Relay4Nature Shining a spotlight on ocean leaders, innovators and advocates An initiative of The Ocean Race, Relay4Nature will involve a baton passing from team to team, shining a spotlight on ocean leaders, innovators and advocates. by The Ocean Race Posted 7 May 18:36 BST £150,000 of Tackling Inequalities Funding £150,000 of Tackling Inequalities Funding Aiming to help reduce the negative impact of COVID-19 The RYA has been awarded a further £150,000 of National Lottery funding from Sport England's Tackling Inequalities Fund which aims to help reduce the negative impact of COVID-19 and the widening of the inequalities in sport and physical activity. by Susie Nation-Grainer Posted 7 May 15:46 BST 2021 ICRA National Championships preview 2021 ICRA National Championships preview Full steam ahead as racing programme announced Entry is now open for the 2021 ICRA National Championships hosted by the National Yacht Club and the Irish Cruising Racing Association on 3rd to 5th September. by David Cullen Posted 7 May 14:15 BST Sail Safe, Save Money Sail Safe, Save Money 10% off Premiums for Multihull Cruisers with Cyclops Marine and Soak Insure In March Soak Insure brought its first premium-reducing solution with Cyclops Marine to market - Sail Fast, Save Money. The visionary use of Cyclops Marine's load sensors gives race boat owners a reduced premium when they install a sensor. by Cyclops Marine Posted 7 May 11:20 BST MailaSail OSTAR & TWOSTAR entry opens Sunday MailaSail OSTAR & TWOSTAR entry opens Sunday The new start date is confirmed as Sunday 15th May 2022 The 60th Anniversary Race Entry List will officially re-open on May 9th. The date is particularly symbolic as it was going to be the start day for the race. The new start date is confirmed as Sunday 15th May 2022. by Adrian Gray Posted 7 May 10:30 BST All you need to know about the new IMOCA rules All you need to know about the new IMOCA rules A limit on foil size, measures to reduce environmental impact and contain costs The updated IMOCA rule seeks to limit foil size and limit environmental impact and to contain costs. The new rules which are in force until 2025 were unveiled by the IMOCA Class last week. by Vendée Globe Posted 7 May 09:21 BST North East & Yorkshire Youth Travellers Round 2 North East & Yorkshire Youth Travellers Round 2 A bright and sunny day at Kielder Water Sailing Club On Saturday 1st May, Kielder Water Sailing Club welcomed 10 competitors for the second event of the North East & Yorkshire Youth Traveller Series. The day dawned bright and sunny with a little early morning frost, but unfortunately with little to no wind. by Richard Purdy Posted 7 May 09:04 BST Entries open for the Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy Entries open for the Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy Ullswater Yacht Club's biggest event of the year returns in July The Birkett is back. Entries are now open Ullswater Yacht Club's biggest event of the year, the iconic long-distance Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy, on July 3 & 4. by Sue Giles Posted 7 May 06:18 BST 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal day 5 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal day 5 French teams lead in the Women's and Men's events into the medal races The top of the leaderboard remained unchanged after Day 5 of the 470 European Championship in Vilamoura, with the top teams scoring countable races to consolidate their position ahead of the Medal Races on Day 6 by Int 470 Class/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 6 May 22:39 BST The April 2021 issue of fivepointfive The April 2021 issue of fivepointfive Focus on development, growth and promotion It comes at a time of limited 5.5 Metre racing because of COVID-19, but at time of great optimism and growth within the class with new boats being built and even some new designs hitting the water this year. by Robert Deaves Posted 6 May 21:13 BST Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship day 3 Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship day 3 American Match Race and the Spanish on the rise On the third day of the 2021 Cascais 49er & 49er Fx Championship, the two Olympic class 49er fleets returned to the Guia race area to fulfil, once again, the scheduled races of the day. by Clube Naval de Cascais Posted 6 May 21:03 BST Mantagua's Certified NAVIPRO Navigation Lights Mantagua's Certified NAVIPRO Navigation Lights Products enabling lighter, faster and safer sailing from upffront.com Lighter, faster and safer sailing is our mantra. Thus, we're excited to launch our new product category - Navigation Lights - on Upffront.com, to keep you safe at sea. by Kerri Robson Posted 6 May 17:00 BST Getting set for Poole Week 2021 Getting set for Poole Week 2021 Having had to take a year out, Poole Week is back this August! Sponsored by Bournemouth Digital, Poole Week is one of the country's most popular sailing weeks for dinghies and small keelboats, offering friendly yet competitive racing, great social events and much more. by David Harding Posted 6 May 16:49 BST In conversation with Jelte Liebrand In conversation with Jelte Liebrand The tech-savvy navigation entrepreneur savvy 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... by Mark Jardine Posted 6 May 13:44 BST UK Double Handed Offshore Series race 1 UK Double Handed Offshore Series race 1 A 91nm race run by RORC opens the series This is a new series for doublehanded offshore boats founded by Henry Bomby whose career includes four Solitaire du Figaro campaigns. The objective is to cherry pick the best Offshore Races each year and combine them into one season long series. by Kate Cope Posted 6 May 12:09 BST Stokes Bay Sailing Club Catamaran Open preview Stokes Bay Sailing Club Catamaran Open preview Sailors eagerly anticipating the first big catamaran event of the season Catamaran sailors from various classes are eagerly anticipating the first big catamaran event of the season, which will be at Stokes Bay Sailing Club, in the centre of the south coast. by Emma Pearson Posted 6 May 11:03 BST Record Breaking Boat, Record Breaking Team Record Breaking Boat, Record Breaking Team Michael Walsh, Phil Barnett and Neil Paton: an intriguing story of boat and skipper When Michael Walsh, Phil Barnett and Neil Paton teamed in the 18ft Skiff Prudential and won the 1989 JJ Giltinan on Sydney Harbour, they equalled the 1981 record set by the legendary Color 7 team of Iain Murray, Andrew Buckland and Don Buckley. by Frank Quealey Posted 6 May 07:10 BST 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal day 4 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal day 4 Fresher winds create the opportunity for a change in the leaderboard A fresher breeze on Day 4 of the 470 European Championships at Vilamoura, Portugal, created the opportunity for a change in the leaderboard in the Mens event, while the leaders consolidated their overnight position in the Womens and Mixed classes. by Int 470 Class/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 6 May 03:13 BST World's fastest tris set for Rolex Fastnet Race World's fastest tris set for Rolex Fastnet Race Maxi Edmond de Rothschild headlines the Ultimes taking part While the Vendée Globe grabbed headlines over the winter with a record fleet of 31 boats, France boasts a yet more extraordinary fleet of boats - the Ultimes. by James Boyd / RORC Posted 5 May 21:11 BST Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship day 2 Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship day 2 France and States consolidate leadership, Cascais Bay gives participants headaches On the second day of the 2021 Cascais 49er & 49er Fx Championship, the forty Olympic class boats filled the bay of Cascais with colour to complete the three races planned for the day. by Clube Naval de Cascais Posted 5 May 20:51 BST Star World Championship to be held at Kiel Week Star World Championship to be held at Kiel Week No less than 80 of the two-man keelboats are expected The Star World Championship returns to Kiel. And this September, two events are on the schedule at once. For the Junior Star Worlds, 40 boats are expected and for the Star World Championship no less than 80 of the two-man keelboats are expected. by Hermann Hell Posted 5 May 20:20 BST Musto renews Musto Skiff Class sponsorship Musto renews Musto Skiff Class sponsorship Ensuring that the class is supported with both funding, activities and prizes Ovington Boats and the Musto Skiff Class Association (MSCA) have confirmed that the world leading technical clothing brand, Musto, has renewed its longstanding contract with the class to continue as their Title Sponsor for a further five years. by Musto Skiff Class Association Posted 5 May 16:52 BST Etchells Sir Kenneth Preston Trophy Etchells Sir Kenneth Preston Trophy A strong entry of 18 boats race over the early May Bank Holiday weekend The 2021 Sir Kenneth Preston Trophy for the Etchells class was run by the Royal Yacht Squadron over the Early May Bank Holiday weekend 1st-3rd May. by Jake Hardman Posted 5 May 16:41 BST GP14s at Papercourt GP14s at Papercourt A light wind day for the 16 Southern Travellers Sixteen sailors from Papercourt, Frensham, Burghfield and Welsh Harp braved ongoing COVID constraints and a poor wind forecast to kick of the 2021 GP14 Southern Travellers season. by David Innes Posted 5 May 16:27 BST Rolex Middle Sea Race fleet builds steadily Rolex Middle Sea Race fleet builds steadily Some 47 yachts from 17 countries have entered Some 47 yachts from 17 countries have entered, currently ranging in size from the mighty 42.56 metre (140 feet) ClubSwan 125 Skorpios down to the 9.14m (29.12 ft) Pogo 30 One and Only. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 5 May 14:14 BST RS Electric Boats Pulse 63 RS Electric Boats Pulse 63 Next Generation Electric RIB developed Following an overwhelmingly positive response to the Pulse 58, the world's first electric RIB with a fully integrated electric drive launched at Dusseldorf Boat Show 2020, RS Electric Boats has further developed the boat's design and technology. by Felicity Pearson, RS Electric Boats Posted 5 May 13:12 BST 2021 KSSA Opening Splash Regatta at Downs 2021 KSSA Opening Splash Regatta at Downs A much-welcomed return to sailing for the Kent Schools Sailing Association The 2021 Opening Splash Regatta on May 1st was a much-welcomed return to sailing for the Kent Schools Sailing Association. Incredibly it's been over 20 months since the KSSA has been able to run a regatta. by Jon Bentman Posted 5 May 12:11 BST Conwy Fife One Designs Season's First Race Conwy Fife One Designs Season's First Race After a long, long, wait of 19 months After a long, long, wait of 19 months and following a few days of rigging and re rigging as we tried to remember how the boats went together (it took me 20 minutes to work out how my runners should be rigged!). by Mike Hardie Posted 5 May 11:38 BST National 12s at Salcombe National 12s at Salcombe Dinghy Shack Series held over the early May Bank Holiday weekend In usual fashion for the first May Bank Holiday Weekend, the National 12 fleet descended on Salcombe for 3 days of sunshine, ice cream and sailing. A few regulars from the fleet were absent so 10 N12s, and 20 sailors, took to the water. by George Finch Posted 5 May 11:12 BST Only 4 days left to pre-register for Bass Week Only 4 days left to pre-register for Bass Week The team are hard at work with preparations for this year's event Only 4 days left to pre-register for Bass Week 2021, sponsored by the Lakes Distillery and Craftinsure. by Bass Press Posted 5 May 10:57 BST John Siggers Pursuit Race at Draycote Water John Siggers Pursuit Race at Draycote Water A course covering most of the lake in full-on conditions The forecast was to be windy and get windier, and it did not disappoint! Racing was full-on as the OD set a course covering most of the lake, while the RYA training groups for Fevas, Toppers and Optimists filled any remaining spaces. by Jeremy Atkins Posted 5 May 07:20 BST Pwllheli Sailing Club Spring Series weekend 1 Pwllheli Sailing Club Spring Series weekend 1 Including the first MUSTO ISORA race of the season On a weekend that received the sad news of the cancellation of the Volvo Dun Laoghaire regatta 2021, it was a very positive start to both the Pwllheli Sailing Club Spring Series and the MUSTO ISORA season. by Vicky Cox Posted 5 May 07:12 BST 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal day 3 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal day 3 Two races sailed for the three fleets in challenging conditions Two races sailed for the three fleets on Day 3 of the 470 Europeans being staged at Vilamoura, Portugal. by International 470 Class Association Posted 5 May 00:46 BST Vaikobi launches New FlexForce Range Vaikobi launches New FlexForce Range Designed specifically for Dinghy, Foiling and Sportsboat sailors Australian based Watersports brand Vaikobi, has launched their new range of FlexForce High Performance Sailing wetsuits, designed specifically for Dinghy, Foiling and Sports boat sailors. by Vaikobi Media Posted 4 May 20:22 BST Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship day 1 Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship day 1 38 boats in the Portuguese sailing Mecca On the first day of the 2021 Cascais 49er & 49er Fx Championship, the Olympic fleet composed of 28 boats, of the 49erFx class, plus 10 boats, of the 49er class, fulfilled the day's schedule when holding the three scheduled races for each class. by Clube Naval de Cascais Posted 4 May 20:14 BST Bembridge Redwing & One-Design racing Bembridge Redwing & One-Design racing Early May Bank Holiday is always the first weekend for the Redwings Although the One-Designs started racing after Easter, the early May Bank Holiday is always the first weekend for the Redwings. The forecast for Saturday afternoon was for a light cyclonic breeze and rain at times; and this is exactly what happened! by Mike Samuelson Posted 4 May 19:02 BST Tom Dolan prepares with French Ace Gildas Mahé Tom Dolan prepares with French Ace Gildas Mahé For the Transat En Double Concarneau - Saint-Barthélemy Next weekend Irish racer Tom Dolan will line up at the start of the 3,890 nautical miles Transat En Double Concarneau - Saint-Barthelemy harbouring realistic hopes of finishing on the podium. by Andi Robertson Posted 4 May 18:54 BST RS800 Rooster National Tour at Stokes Bay RS800 Rooster National Tour at Stokes Bay Luke and Emma McEwen win a very tricky day Despite a pessimistic forecast, the fleet was released on time for racing to start at midday. The wind, unfortunately however, did not want to play ball, resulting in every wind direction in different areas of the course. by Joe and Ben Bradley Posted 4 May 17:03 BST
Rooster Hiking Boots & Toe-strapsOne-take-wonder, Steve Cockerill shares his wisdom on why we've designed hiking boots and toe-straps down to the last fiber, why they're so effective and what you need to do to get the most out of your hiking.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 from Henri-Lloyd - Shorts for every occasionWhether you are at home in the garden or on an outdoor adventure, our casual, relaxed fitting chino shorts feature a cotton-stretch fabric for all day comfort.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.£150,000 of Tackling Inequalities FundingThe RYA has been awarded a further £150,000 of National Lottery funding from Sport England's Tackling Inequalities Fund which aims to help reduce the negative impact of COVID-19 and the widening of the inequalities in sport and physical activity.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.Sail Safe, Save MoneyIn March Soak Insure brought its first premium-reducing solution with Cyclops Marine to market - Sail Fast, Save Money. The visionary use of Cyclops Marine's load sensors gives race boat owners a reduced premium when they install a sensor.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.Mantagua's Certified NAVIPRO Navigation LightsLighter, faster and safer sailing is our mantra. Thus, we're excited to launch our new product category - Navigation Lights - on Upffront.com, to keep you safe at sea.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.Vaikobi launches New FlexForce RangeAustralian based Watersports brand Vaikobi, has launched their new range of FlexForce High Performance Sailing wetsuits, designed specifically for Dinghy, Foiling and Sports boat sailors.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.A Community on the WaterAs life slowly becomes more like how we remembered, as events, regattas, and races get planned with fingers crossed, we'd like to share with your our campaign to form stronger communities, great attitudes, and supportive roles within our watery world.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.Zhik's new Z-SkinZhik's Z-Skin® Top has evolved for 2021 to become one of the thinnest ever, skin-fitting neoprene tops. It's the perfect performance top to crossover high activity sailing and watersports, including paddling, body boarding and surfing.Explore. Dream. Discover.The Easter weekend was a time to get on the water around the globe for many. Lockdown restrictions in the UK have eased somewhat, allowing the return of grassroots sports, and the fine weather resulted in sailors heading to their local clubs.