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Salcombe YC Sailing Club Series Race 5 Salcombe YC Sailing Club Series Race 5 A decent beat to South Pool in a 10 knot south easterly This day we were blessed with a south east 10 knot breeze on neap high water. South east is a sub-optimal wind direction in Salcombe, however the windward mark at South Pool produced a decent beat. by Graham Cranford Smith Posted 21 Jun 07:20 BST Hykeham Sailing Club Streaker Open Hykeham Sailing Club Streaker Open The club opens its gates to welcome visitors again On the 19th June 2021, Hykeham Sailing Club opened its gates to welcome visitors for the first time in what felt like a lifetime. by Andy Ritchie Posted 21 Jun 06:33 BST Bembridge Sailing Club mid June Redwing Racing Bembridge Sailing Club mid June Redwing Racing Difficult tides and not very promising forecasts make for a small fleet Difficult tides and not very promising forecasts over the weekend meant that only a few boats actually took to the water. by Jos Coad Posted 21 Jun 06:25 BST Fareast 28R selected for WMRT Finals Fareast 28R selected for WMRT Finals The Shenzhen Bao'an Match Cup is due to be held in December The World Match Racing Tour today announced the Fareast 28R keelboat has been selected and approved for the Shenzhen Bao'an Match Cup, host of the WMRT Finals in Shenzhen China, 15-19 December 2021. by World Match Racing Tour Posted 21 Jun 06:19 BST Itchenor SC BSDRA Schools Week 2021 cancelled Itchenor SC BSDRA Schools Week 2021 cancelled After careful review of the recent announcement by the Government I regret to advise you that Itchenor SC has had to make the difficult decision to cancel Schools Week 2021. The decision has been taken after careful review of the announcement by the Government to continue to operate Covid Stage 3 restrictions into July. by Jonathan Clark Posted 21 Jun 06:05 BST Sovereign's Cup Sailing Instructions Published Sovereign's Cup Sailing Instructions Published As it stands the Coastal Fleet is the largest of the four fleets The Sailing Instructions for the upcoming Sovereign's Cup are now available on the website. As it stands the Coastal Fleet is the largest of the four fleets which will take to the water on Wednesday. by Michele Kennelly Posted 21 Jun 06:04 BST Can I get sauce with that please? Can I get sauce with that please? Probably going to need lashings of tomato sauce to help that sandwich go down. Probably going to need lashings of tomato sauce, or a massive pile of mint jelly to help that sandwich go down. Which sandwich, precisely? Well that would be the IOC not seeing the brilliance of the Mixed Offshore event for Paris 2024, and beyond. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 20 Jun 23:00 BST RORC IRC National Championship overall RORC IRC National Championship overall Cornish Black Dog wins Time and tide wait for no man - with the feint zephyrs of wind failing to stabilize, there was no racing on the final day of Royal Ocean Racing Club IRC National Championship. The IRC Class leaders after six races remain unchanged. by Louay Habib Posted 20 Jun 21:08 BST Conwy Fife One Design 'A' Series Race 9 Conwy Fife One Design 'A' Series Race 9 A change of tactics! With the various forecasting websites all contradicting one another, it was difficult to guess what the weather gods had in store for us, but one thing was certain, it was going to be another light and variable day. by Mike Hardie Posted 20 Jun 20:58 BST Rán wins Fast 40+ Round 2 Rán wins Fast 40+ Round 2 The British summer excelled again with some appalling and unseasonal weather Round 2 of the Fast 40+ 2021 Race Circuit concluded Sunday in Cowes with a win for Niklas Zennstrom's Rán, from Peter Morton's Jean Genie and Christian Hamilton & Guy Gillon's Khumbu, with no more races possible on the final day due to lack of wind. by Robert Deaves Posted 20 Jun 20:33 BST J/Boats Jamboree J/Boats Jamboree 22nd edition of the J/Boats family gathering starts on Thursday By invitation of Key Yachting, over 50 J/Boats are expected for the 2021 Landsail Tyres J-Cup, hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club. This will be the 22nd edition of the J/Boats family gathering with exciting racing and fun ashore. by Louay Habib Posted 20 Jun 20:06 BST PlanetSail: Fully crewed aboard an IMOCA60 PlanetSail: Fully crewed aboard an IMOCA60 Annie Lush explains how she sees the new territory Since the IMOCA60s were announced as being one of the two classes for the Ocean Race in 2022 there has been plenty of speculation about how a breed of boats designed to be sailed single handed would work when sailed by a full crew. by Matt Sheahan Posted 20 Jun 14:29 BST Rolex Giraglia: experience and expertise rewarded Rolex Giraglia: experience and expertise rewarded This edition demanded great flexibility and dedication from participants and organizers alike From its humble beginnings in 1953 to its position today as one of the most respected and important annual sailing events in the Mediterranean, the competition has always showcased the true spirit of the sport. by Quinag Posted 20 Jun 12:56 BST Vendée Globe - Vision 2024 Vendée Globe - Vision 2024 The tenth edition, starting November 2024, is on everyone's mind Almost 6 months after the first skippers crossed the Vendée Globe finish line already the tenth edition, starting November 2024, is on everyone's mind. by Vendée Globe Posted 20 Jun 12:46 BST Beautiful Bosham boasts brilliant Optimist Open Beautiful Bosham boasts brilliant Optimist Open Record numbers, with 90 boats racing in the sunshine On Sunday 13th June, Bosham Sailing Club was delighted to host its annual Optimist Open event. After the 2020 event was cancelled due to Covid, this year's event saw record numbers, the sun shone and all youngsters had a truly glorious time. by Sarah Shepherd Posted 20 Jun 12:02 BST WASZP UK Nationals at Rutland day 2 WASZP UK Nationals at Rutland day 2 A great day of competition after an initial delay Day 2 of the UK WASZP Nationals started slowly with a 2 hour AP but soon developed into a great day of competition, with two more races added to the score sheet. by Martin Evans Posted 20 Jun 11:44 BST Less is more for quality Irish fleet Less is more for quality Irish fleet O'Leary Insurance Group Sovereign's Cup starts in 3 days A fleet of 62 boats including some of the highest profile yachts in Ireland will be in action at Kinsale next week as the biennial O'Leary Insurance Group Sovereign's Cup gets under way (Wednesday 23rd to Saturday 26th June 2021). by Michele Kennelly Posted 20 Jun 10:15 BST New 'Conscious Consumer' category added New 'Conscious Consumer' category added The Green Blue's University Sailing Sustainability Challenge returns for its sixth year Each year, students from university sailing clubs across the country work to achieve a sustainability award level from The Green Blue's University Sailing Sustainability Challenge. by Emma Cotton Posted 20 Jun 09:02 BST RORC IRC National Championship day 2 RORC IRC National Championship day 2 Trading places in a light easterly breeze RORC's IRC National Championship continued with a second day of racing in the Solent. Three windward leeward races in 5-10 knots of easterly breeze, produced contrasting conditions to the wet and wild northerly wind from the opening day by Louay Habib Posted 20 Jun 07:42 BST Fast 40+ Round 2 Day 2 Fast 40+ Round 2 Day 2 Jean Genie lets herself go Peter Morton's Jean Genie had the best of Day 2 of Round 2 of the Fast 40+ 2021 Race Circuit, part of the RORC IRC National Championship in Cowes. by Robert Deaves Posted 20 Jun 06:54 BST Rolex Giraglia 2021 comes to an end Rolex Giraglia 2021 comes to an end All the prizes awarded at the Yacht Club Italiano Many prizes were awarded and everybody was very satisfied for the success of this offshore classic of the Mediterranean, which this year was in an unprecedented "all Italian" setting. by Yacht Club Italiano Posted 19 Jun 18:14 BST Mirpuri Foundation Team wins The Ocean Race Europe Mirpuri Foundation Team wins The Ocean Race Europe The Portuguese team led by French skipper Yoann Richomme claimed victory with a final win Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team has won the inaugural edition of The Ocean Race Europe, claiming victory in the final coastal race of the event this afternoon in Genoa, Italy. by Mirpuri Foundation Posted 19 Jun 17:50 BST The Ocean Race Europe overall winners announced The Ocean Race Europe overall winners announced The Coastal Race in Genova provides a fantastic finish to The Ocean Race Europe. Class leaders Offshore Team Germany and Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team have been confirmed as the respective IMOCA and VO65 winners in the inaugural edition of The Ocean Race Europe, after an exciting final day of coastal racing in Genova, Italy today. by The Ocean Race Posted 19 Jun 17:43 BST Hamble River SC Summer Dinghy Regatta Preview Hamble River SC Summer Dinghy Regatta Preview Regatta to be held due to the rise of junior and adult dinghy sailing activity With the rise in its junior and adult dinghy sailing activity, HRSC is holding an Open Meeting for all locally based dinghy sailors on Sunday 27th June. by Jonty Sherwill Posted 19 Jun 16:29 BST Cowes Week to host UK Sonar Nationals Cowes Week to host UK Sonar Nationals The biggest fleet of Sonar one designs for more than a decade expected The biggest fleet of Sonar one designs for more than a decade will gather at Cowes Week 2021 for the UK Sonar National Championship which is being run as part of the Regatta. by Mary Scott-Jackson Posted 19 Jun 15:21 BST Southampton Sailing Week returns Southampton Sailing Week returns Dutton Gregory ready to set sail As part of Southampton Sailing Week 2021, solicitors at Dutton Gregory are not only delighted to confirm their role as sponsors of the event's 'Property Cup' race, but also preparing to win back the title from being its first ever winners. by Chris Rees Posted 19 Jun 14:41 BST Sail configurations in following winds Sail configurations in following winds You can't sail dead downwind except using old techniques such as poled out jibs You can't sail dead downwind except using old techniques such as poled out jibs. On modern boats with asymmetrical spinnakers it is rare to go beyond 155-158 degrees true wind angle. by Global Solo Challenge Posted 19 Jun 13:40 BST Race for the Future positive impact in Taranto Race for the Future positive impact in Taranto Purpose-driven projects in Taranto support the regeneration of the local ecosystem Better Planet: Climate Positive local impact project by SailGP Posted 19 Jun 11:15 BST Long Way Up sailing adventure Long Way Up sailing adventure Charity seeks wounded veterans for an ambitious 2,000-mile sailing expedition A Cornish charity has launched a campaign to find a team of wounded veterans for an ambitious 2,000-mile sailing expedition from Land's End to John O' Groats - and back. by Mark Hardaker Posted 19 Jun 11:03 BST On a beat from Code Zero to Storm Jib in a series On a beat from Code Zero to Storm Jib in a series Sailing upwind is the least appreciated point of sail by sailors We find ourselves heeled and slamming on the waves. When a storm rages we just wish it would end soon. Those who suffer from seasickness are often with a bucket within reach. by Global Solo Challenge Posted 19 Jun 10:01 BST E.ON sponsors the 43rd Three Peaks Yacht Race E.ON sponsors the 43rd Three Peaks Yacht Race The race is starting today in Barmouth The Barmouth to Fort William Three Peaks Yacht Race has announced that energy company E.ON will be the new race sponsor for 2021. by Rob Howard Posted 19 Jun 07:02 BST WASZP UK Nationals at Rutland day 1 WASZP UK Nationals at Rutland day 1 Pouring rain doesn't dampen spirits for the record-breaking fleet We've wound up a pretty big day for the first of the championship races at the UK WASZP Nationals. The pouring rain didn't dampen spirits as the record-breaking fleet clocked up 5 races in a solid 15 knots of gusty and shifty conditions. by Martin Evans Posted 19 Jun 06:11 BST Fast 40+ Round 2 Day 1 Fast 40+ Round 2 Day 1 Dismal day on Solent but sizzling racing for the fleet Niklas Zennstrom's Rán leads after the first day from Peter Morton's Jean Genie and Christian Hamilton & Guy Gillon's Khumbu. Rán won Races 1 and 3, while Jean Genie won Race 2. by Robert Deaves Posted 19 Jun 05:28 BST 2021 WASZP European Games Venue Change 2021 WASZP European Games Venue Change Now heading for Lake Garda Unfortunately, due to uncertainty around Covid travel restrictions entering Norway, WASZP Class management have made the tough decision to change the venue for the European Championships. by WASZP Class Posted 18 Jun 18:57 BST Zhik's top 12 items for offshore racing Zhik's top 12 items for offshore racing With minimal weight in your kit bag What to take? Or, what to leave behind when it comes to packing clothing for offshore races such as the Rolex Fastnet Race? by Liz Rushall, Zhik Posted 18 Jun 17:21 BST RORC IRC National Championship day 1 RORC IRC National Championship day 1 A variety of racing in a fresh northerly breeze on the first day The Royal Ocean Racing Club's IRC National Championship is under way in the Solent. Two windward leeward races, followed by a two-hour round the cans today, giving the RORC fleet a variety of racing. by Louay Habib Posted 18 Jun 17:08 BST Toppers at Shoreham Toppers at Shoreham Non-alcoholic champagne sailing for the London & South East Travellers The famous Shoreham sea breeze and waves made for non-alcoholic champagne sailing on Saturday. After an hour's delay waiting for the breeze to arrive Mike Warwicker started proceedings and another Topper-tastic day started for the 24 sailors. by Warwick Baker Posted 18 Jun 16:03 BST Winner-take-all coastal race finale in Genova Winner-take-all coastal race finale in Genova Saturday's race is likely to provide the winning margin in both fleets The leaderboard is so tight in both the IMOCA and VO65 division that Saturday's coastal race is likely to provide the winning margin in The Ocean Race Europe. by The Ocean Race Posted 18 Jun 15:54 BST Blaze Nationals at Paignton Blaze Nationals at Paignton Biggest turnout in the history of the class! The Hartley Boats Blaze Nationals took place over the 11th - 13th June, hosted by Paignton SC on the waters of Torbay with an astonishing 70 boats making the final score card. by Ben Harden Posted 18 Jun 15:15 BST Optimist Youth Centenary Regatta Optimist Youth Centenary Regatta GBR Development Team 1 tell their tale of Lake Garda sailing On Saturday 12th June, eight weary but buzzing young sailors returned to the UK with their Coach and Team Leader from Lake Garda in Italy where they had participated in the Optimist Youth Centenary Regatta at Riva del Garda. by Richard Breese Posted 18 Jun 13:31 BST Valencia in this mix to host 37th America's Cup Valencia in this mix to host 37th America's Cup Existing, ready-for-use, tailored infrastructures and previous hosting experience Valencia's successful history in hosting the America's Cup, its existing, ready-for-use, tailored infrastructures made positioning Valencia's as potential host for the next event obvious. by Real Club Náutico de Valencia Posted 18 Jun 12:53 BST Cyclops proud to sponsor Landsail Tyres J-Cup 2021 Cyclops proud to sponsor Landsail Tyres J-Cup 2021 One lucky J-Cup entrant will win a smarttune sensor as well as a Cyclops Gateway Cyclops Marine is delighted to announce that for the second consecutive year they are sponsoring the Landsail Tyres J-Cup, hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club (24th-26th June). by Cyclops Marine Posted 18 Jun 11:00 BST Noble Marine Lightning 368 Northern Championships Noble Marine Lightning 368 Northern Championships Any thoughts the wind might be steady were soon forgotten on the first beat Following the National Championships in Derbyshire the 2021 Noble Marine Insurance Lightning 368 Travellers Trophy Series, moved slightly further North to God's County for the Northern Championships at the picturesque Denholme SC. by Simon Hopkins Posted 18 Jun 10:37 BST SW Topper Traveller at Salcombe SW Topper Traveller at Salcombe Pre-race briefings are rarely in such a fabulous place as this South West Toppers were delighted to make a return visit to Salcombe Yacht Club on Sunday 13th June for the third event in their Summer Traveller series. Sunday morning dawned bright and sunny, with a light breeze on the Batson Slipway. by Sara Glazebrook Posted 18 Jun 09:53 BST Advice for yacht racers ahead of major events Advice for yacht racers ahead of major events RYA's coding experts explain how you must be legal to compete Ahead of the summer yacht racing season and the return of major events such as the Rolex Fastnet Race, the RYA has issued guidance on the rules around coding requirements for racing yachts. by RYA Posted 18 Jun 09:00 BST Rolex Giraglia line honours update Rolex Giraglia line honours update 100ft maxi Arca SGR arrives 15 minutes ahead of Magic Carpet Cubed The Rolex Giraglia regularly delivers close line honours contests with this year's 68th edition proving no exception. Partnered by Rolex since 1998, the event is one of the Mediterranean's most historic and respected sailing competitions. by Quinag Posted 18 Jun 08:20 BST Larks at Barnt Green Larks at Barnt Green Prize-giving choices present a dilemma of huge proportions An excellent day of racing saw an impressive twelve Larks take to the water for the 2021 Lark open at Barnt Green SC and it was smiles all round! by Daniel Watson Posted 17 Jun 23:14 BST Offshore Team Germany claim IMOCA class victory Offshore Team Germany claim IMOCA class victory Superior light wind speed for non-foiling team in The Ocean Race Europe Offshore Team Germany, the non-foiling IMOCA 60 skippered by German Olympian Robert Stanjek, has pulled off a spectacular victory in the third and final offshore leg of The Ocean Race Europe. by The Ocean Race Posted 17 Jun 21:53 BST
Zhik's top 12 items for offshore racingWhat to take? Or, what to leave behind when it comes to packing clothing for offshore races such as the Rolex Fastnet Race?Can I get sauce with that please?Probably going to need lashings of tomato sauce, or a massive pile of mint jelly to help that sandwich go down. Which sandwich, precisely? Well that would be the IOC not seeing the brilliance of the Mixed Offshore event for Paris 2024, and beyond.Cyclops proud to sponsor Landsail Tyres J-Cup 2021Cyclops Marine is delighted to announce that for the second consecutive year they are sponsoring the Landsail Tyres J-Cup, hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club (24th-26th June).Representation and aspirationA lot has been made of the International Olympic Committee and World Sailing's decisions for the tenth sailing medal at the Paris 2024 Games.Mixing epoxy with Italian boat building heritageCastagnola Shipyard has launched the custom-made Heritage 9.9. Able to reach a cruising speed of 34 knots, the luxury yacht is a fine example of what happens when you mix modern CNC with traditional Italian wooden boat building heritage.History repeatingHere's something very new, as such... However, in the 60s, another bunch of avant-garde enthusiasts pretty much did the same.B&G® announce partnership with Oyster YachtsB&G®, the world's leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist is pleased to announce their partnership with Oyster Yachts, the leading British manufacturer of the world's finest bluewater sailing yachts.Your club needs you!The incredible surge of growth in grass-roots sailing, and boating in general, relies on the life-blood of our sport, the myriad of sailing and yacht clubs around the world.RYA Coastal Atlas updateThe Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has commissioned ABPmer to update the digital map of Recreational Boating Intensity held in their online UK Coastal Atlas of Recreational Boating.Cruising altitude…We looked a lot at the Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300 during the course of 2020. Back in July with the world's airline fleet effectively grounded, we used the aviation parlance to reflect on how well the Sun Fast 3300 was doing...Pet flotation from Typhoon InternationalTyphoon International's Totland Dog Vest is bound to be a hit with canine crewmembers whose safety is just as important as that of the rest of the family.When Flares Were in FashionThe Magnum design of International Moth began a dynasty of increasingly skinny boats that would start out by rewriting the rule book for dinghy design whilst stretching the UK's PY system to the maximum.Move faster with Henri-Lloyd M-RaceEngineered from a new GORE-TEX® technology, Infinium. The M-Race series is super lightweight, totally windproof and extremely breathable.Youth show the wayWorld Sailing held their crucial mid-year meeting last week to decide the alternative for the Mixed Offshore Keelboat event at the Paris OlympicsThe Power of the SquadThe Power of the Squad is undeniable, so why do so few sailors club together and work as a shared unit? The skill of the coach is sometimes to bring rivals together and have them working towards a shared goal.Hello, my old friend…So I put the word out back in 52 pick up. At any rate, it got heard… And how!