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RYA/BUSA Women's Winter Match Racing Championship RYA/BUSA Women's Winter Match Racing Championship Sarah Jarman and her team claim the crown The RYA/BUSA Women's Winter Match Racing Championship saw Sarah Jarman and her team take overall victory at Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy. by British Keelboat Sailing Posted 22 Feb 16:25 GMT RORC Caribbean 600 day 4 RORC Caribbean 600 day 4 Battle lines drawn for Class40 division On day four of the RORC Caribbean 600 six of the 11-strong Class40 division were heading towards Redonda, the final island of the 600-mile race. by Louay Habib Posted 22 Feb 15:19 GMT America's Cup: Six month countdown begins America's Cup: Six month countdown begins The six month countdown has begun to the contesting of most prestigious trophy in sailing The six month countdown has begun to the contesting of most prestigious trophy in sailing. Six teams are entered representing some of the most prestigious yachts clubs in the world from New Zealand, Great Britain, Switzerland, Italy, USA and France. by Richard Gladwell Posted 22 Feb 13:40 GMT Mav Lite: Responsible Performance Mav Lite: Responsible Performance Built with recycled bio-based fabric technology This jacket offers the perfect blend of responsible performance and functionality. Built with recycled bio-based fabric technology, this Mav-Lite packaway, 100% waterproof and windproof jacket is breathable. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 22 Feb 12:00 GMT Discover what's on from Class Associations Discover what's on from Class Associations At the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show 2024 The RYA Dinghy and Watersports Show 2024 supported by Sunsail is gearing up to deliver an action-packed weekend for watersports enthusiasts from 24-25 February at Farnborough International. by Royal Yachting Association Posted 22 Feb 10:31 GMT Europe class set for RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show Europe class set for RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show Launching their action-packed 2024 racing calendar The UK Europe Class Association is excited to be exhibiting at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports show this weekend - showing off a stunning new boat from Synergy Marine and launching their action-packed 2024 racing calendar. by UK Europe Class Association Posted 22 Feb 09:08 GMT Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 47 morning update Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 47 morning update Patient, prudent and poised.. In Horta in the Azores, ARKÉA ULTIM CHALLENGE-Brest leader Charles Caudrlier and his team are remaining patient. In second place Thomas Coville crossed the Equator yesterday afternoon whilst the race's three other sailors are climbing the South Atlantic. by Andi Robertson Posted 22 Feb 07:49 GMT SailGP's elite athletes warm-up for racing SailGP's elite athletes warm-up for racing With the Royal Australian Navy on Sydney's Bondi Beach Physical training instructors and trainees from the Royal Australian Navy welcomed a cohort of SailGP world-class athletes to Sydney with a navy-inspired training session on the iconic Bondi Beach by SailGP Posted 22 Feb 07:37 GMT Australian OK Dinghy Championship Australian OK Dinghy Championship David Clark wins the national title and Pre-Worlds in Brisbane The biggest international OK Dinghy fleet ever to assemble in Australia is making last minute preparations for the 2024 Tan Lines OK Dinghy World Championship, which will be opened on Sunday at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron in Manly, Brisbane. by Robert Deaves Posted 22 Feb 07:09 GMT Two Chinese teams take top two podiums Two Chinese teams take top two podiums In seventh stage of Clipper Round the World Yacht Race It was a duo of Chinese teams, representing the cities of Qingdao and Zhuhai, who took first and second place in the latest stage of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. by Clipper Race Posted 22 Feb 06:41 GMT Evrika and White Shadow finish McIntyre OGR Leg 3 Evrika and White Shadow finish McIntyre OGR Leg 3 A frustratingly fickle finish in Punta del Este Fifth French Yacht Evrika FR (07) finally crossed the Punta del Este finish line at 22:42 UTC on 20th February after 37 days at sea. by Ocean Globe Race Posted 22 Feb 00:09 GMT RORC Caribbean 600 - Leopard 3 dare to dream RORC Caribbean 600 - Leopard 3 dare to dream The Farr 100 takes Monohull Line Honours and hopes for more Farr 100 Leopard 3 (MON) skippered by Joost Schuijff took Monohull Line Honours in the 2024 RORC Caribbean 600 in an elapsed time of 02 Days 01 Hrs 23 Mins and 18 Secs. by Louay Habib Posted 21 Feb 23:21 GMT Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 46 Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 46 Fifth placed Éric Péron passes Cape Horn and sets a Pacific record for this race Only hours after fourth placed Anthony Marchand - who passed last night at 2225hrs UTC - this afternoon it was the turn of fifth placed Éric Péron (ULTIM ADAGIO) to round Cape Horn. by Arkea Ultim Challenge - Brest Posted 21 Feb 19:36 GMT Marlow Ropes to sponsor RS200 Nationals Marlow Ropes to sponsor RS200 Nationals Supplying a generous prize package for winners across the fleet The RS Class Association are delighted to announce that Marlow Ropes are to be title sponsor of the 2024 Noble Marine Marlow Ropes RS200 National Championship. by Sally Campbell Posted 21 Feb 14:16 GMT RORC Caribbean 600 day 3 RORC Caribbean 600 day 3 Argo wins multihull thriller Jason Carroll's MOD70 Argo (USA) has taken Multihull Line Honours in the 2024 Caribbean 600 in an elapsed time of 01 Day 08 Hrs 08 Mins and 40 Secs. by Royal Ocean Racing Club Posted 21 Feb 14:16 GMT 2000 Class Latitude Series at West Riding preview 2000 Class Latitude Series at West Riding preview May Bank Holiday event packed full of training, racing and evening entertainment West Riding Sailing Club's 2024 May Bank Holiday 2000 Class Latitude Series Open is packed full of training, racing and evening entertainment, where the 2000 Class takes centre stage. by Nina Ricks Posted 21 Feb 13:34 GMT Topper training at Swarkestone Topper training at Swarkestone Derbyshire floods hold up event twice, but it goes ahead in sunshine eventually On 17th February, ITCA Midlands finally made it to Swarkestone SC for a day of Topper Open Training. Originally scheduled for January, the floods beat us twice, so to finally get on the water at one of our new training venues felt like a real triumph! by Claire Turner Posted 21 Feb 12:27 GMT GWA Wingfoil World Cup Cape Verde winners crowned GWA Wingfoil World Cup Cape Verde winners crowned Spain's Elena Moreno stages big upset to defeat world champion Moona Whyte Spain's Elena Moreno staged a dramatic upset when she defeated reigning world champion, the US's Moona Whyte, at the opening stop of the GWA Wingfoil World Tour's Wave discipline in Cape Verde. by GWA Wingfoil World Tour Posted 21 Feb 10:50 GMT Sonata Nationals 2024 Entries Open Sonata Nationals 2024 Entries Open Taking place 11th-14th August at Medway YC The Sonata National Championship 2024 online entries are now open. The Championships will be held between Sunday 11th and Wednesday 14th August 2024 at Medway Yacht Club. by Julian Heard Posted 21 Feb 10:45 GMT Viking Marine DMYC Frostbites series 2 day 14 Viking Marine DMYC Frostbites series 2 day 14 Change of Race Officer and a very shifty day Races 13 & 14 of the Viking Marine sponsored Frostbites in Dun Laoghaire Harbour saw a change of Race Officer with DMYC Commodore, Ian Cutliffe, taking over the reins of race management from Cormac Bradley who had the day off. by Ian Cutliffe Posted 21 Feb 09:54 GMT Topper 4.2 Training Team at ASC Porsmouth Topper 4.2 Training Team at ASC Porsmouth A productive weekend for everyone with a focus on boatspeed This weekend, the ITCA 4.2 team met up at the Andrew Simpson Centre for the first time after a long break, in February. The team had been unfortunately narrowed due to winter illness; however, it was still a productive weekend for everyone. by Daniel Cullen Posted 21 Feb 07:19 GMT Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 46 morning update Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 46 morning update Caudrelier taking shelter in the Azores With less than 1,200 miles to go to the finish, Charles Caudrelier on the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, leader of the race since the end of January, has elected to take shelter in the Azores, thereby making a technical stopover. by Andi Robertson Posted 21 Feb 07:10 GMT Fisher's Vareo wins gusty Oxford Blue Fisher's Vareo wins gusty Oxford Blue The concluding event of the Seldén Sailjuice Winter Series Perennial performer in the Seldén Sailjuice Winter Series, Luke Fisher tacked and gybed his RS Vareo to victory in the final event of the season, the Oxford Blue... by Andy Rice Posted 21 Feb 06:22 GMT 18ft Skiffs: Team Vic is coming to the JJs 18ft Skiffs: Team Vic is coming to the JJs 'Growing the game' at the 2024 Giltinan Championship After four years of Covid and the aftermath of the pandemic, the Australian 18 Footers League was determined to get the world's premier 18 footer championship back on track with representatives from as many countries and Australian States by Frank Quealey Posted 21 Feb 05:56 GMT The 2024 Burton Blizzard The 2024 Burton Blizzard The third leg of the East Midlands mini-series The Burton Blizzard is the third leg of the East Midlands mini-series. A series hosted across Burton, Ogston, Staunton Harold and Notts County, that attracts some of the finest local, national, and international sailing celebrities. by Adam Kenney, Race Officer Posted 20 Feb 19:12 GMT Bartley Beast week 4 Bartley Beast week 4 A light wind forecast met the band of club members and visitors for the fourth and final day A light wind forecast met the band of club members and visitors who gathered for the fourth and final day of the Bartley Beast series for winter 2023/24. by Nigel Hudson Posted 20 Feb 19:03 GMT Kinsale Yacht Club Dragon Gold Cup entry opens Kinsale Yacht Club Dragon Gold Cup entry opens 60+ teams are expected to participate in the prestigious event The Notice of Race has been published and Online Entry is now open for the Kinsale Yacht Club Dragon Gold Cup sponsored by Astra Construction Services Ltd, which will be held in Kinsale. by International Dragon Association Posted 20 Feb 18:35 GMT BoatLife 2024 affirms position as key UK boat show BoatLife 2024 affirms position as key UK boat show Solidifying its position as an important sales show for the UK boating community During its four-day run, BoatLife 2024 - Powered by Suzuki, solidified its position as an important sales show for the UK boating community. by Boat Life Events Posted 20 Feb 18:13 GMT Global Solo Challenge update Global Solo Challenge update Winter storm on Philippe Delamare's route to finish Philippe Delamare is charging on towards A Coruña and the end is in sight. His distance to finish is now approximately the same as a Fastnet, Sydney to Hobart or Middle Sea Race, just over 600 nautical miles. by Marco Nannini / Global Solo Challenge Posted 20 Feb 17:20 GMT Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 45 Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 45 Tuesday interview, fifth placed Éric Péron (Ultim Adagio) Every Tuesday we check in with a skipper and gather their thoughts and ideas. Today, it's time for Éric Péron, the only competitor to start on a non-foiling ULTIM. by Arkea Ultim Challenge - Brest Posted 20 Feb 17:13 GMT RORC Caribbean 600 day 2 RORC Caribbean 600 day 2 Leading MOD70s negotiating the infamous wind shadow of Guadeloupe By morning (0800 AST) on day two of the RORC Caribbean 600, the vast majority of the fleet was negotiating the northerly extreme of the course, weaving through the chicane of islands; Saba, Sint Maarten, and St. Barths. by Royal Ocean Racing Club Posted 20 Feb 16:51 GMT 2024 Spicare Omaezaki Japan World Cup day 2 2024 Spicare Omaezaki Japan World Cup day 2 Bernd and Motoko win Marathon Day After a massive day of over 10 hours of competition at the Spicare OMaezaki Japan World cup, Bernd Roediger and Motoko Sato have emerged victorious in dramatic finals. by International Windsurfing Tour Posted 20 Feb 14:47 GMT IRC Rating publishes valid boat data IRC Rating publishes valid boat data In a major move towards increased transparency In a major move towards increased transparency IRC Rating is now publishing the valid boat data for all boats with an IRC certificate issued since 1st January 2024. by RORC Rating Office Posted 20 Feb 13:31 GMT Layer up with a Musto fleece Layer up with a Musto fleece An essential piece of outdoor kit, whether on or off the water A fleece is an essential piece of outdoor kit, whether on or off the water. From full-zip Polartec® designs to insulated pullovers, we've got a style to keep you warm. by Musto Posted 20 Feb 12:00 GMT GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Cape Verde day 4 GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Cape Verde day 4 Moona Whyte doubles up with perfect tens Current world champion, the US's Moona Whyte, dominated the final of the GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Cape Verde to take a convincing win at the first stop of the season in perfect conditions. by Ian MacKinnon Posted 20 Feb 11:03 GMT Five reasons to visit the Merlin Rocket stand Five reasons to visit the Merlin Rocket stand At the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show 2024 The RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show is just days away, the boats are being polished and the final touches are coming together. Here are five reasons as to why you need to make time in your day to visit the Merlin Rocket stand by Lou Johnson Posted 20 Feb 10:17 GMT Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 45 morning update Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 45 morning update Caudrelier staying prudent, Marchand reaching Cape Horn Not much has changed since yesterday on the ARKÉA ULTIM CHALLENGE-Brest. Leader Charles Caudrelier continues to make steady progress in the North Atlantic. by Andi Robertson Posted 20 Feb 08:42 GMT 8 all-female teams at 29er EuroCup 3 8 all-female teams at 29er EuroCup 3 Clementine van Steenberge and Jessica Riordan from Ireland take the Gold in the 29er Women's Fleet The International 29er fleet is one of the fastest and most hotly contested youth fleets for sailors aged 13 and above and is proud to welcome sailors of many ages. by International 29er Class Posted 20 Feb 08:22 GMT A glittering start to the RORC Caribbean 600 A glittering start to the RORC Caribbean 600 Glorious conditions on Monday off Fort Charlotte Antigua The 15th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 started in glorious conditions on Monday 19th February off Fort Charlotte Antigua. by Royal Ocean Racing Club Posted 20 Feb 00:44 GMT It's a wrap! It's a wrap! In sailing we have a lot of plain white hulls In sailing we have a lot of plain white hulls. Let's face it, when everything looks the same, it does make things a bit dull. The end of February is a dreary time, so it's time to talk about boats which brighten things up. by Mark Jardine Posted 19 Feb 20:00 GMT Dates set for South West 3 Peaks Yacht Race Dates set for South West 3 Peaks Yacht Race Taking place 7-9 June and staying in St Mawes The Race starts in St Mawes, goes to Newlyn, Fowey and finishes in Plymouth. Crews consist of 6 people, 2 competitors from each boat must complete each land leg. by Tim Whitaker Posted 19 Feb 19:21 GMT Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 44 Arkéa Ultim Challenge-Brest day 44 Leader Caudrelier "I want a great finish, to share with my team" Today, Monday, four of the five ARKEA ULTIM CHALLENGE-Brest skippers were reached for a press conference. by Arkea Ultim Challenge - Brest Posted 19 Feb 19:07 GMT ILCAs in the Frostbite Series at Queen Mary week 9 ILCAs in the Frostbite Series at Queen Mary week 9 Eighteen ILCAs turned out for races 17 and 18 Eighteen ILCAs turned out for races 17 and 18 of week 9 of the QMSC Frostbite Series- the rain had passed and RO Mike Pryer set a good 4 lap course in the 10-18 knt westerly wind. by Tony Woods Posted 19 Feb 14:37 GMT 2024 Spicare Omaezaki Japan World Cup day 1 2024 Spicare Omaezaki Japan World Cup day 1 Setting the stage for what could be Finals Day tomorrow The SPiCare Omaezaki Japan World Cup kicked off today with the early Challenger rounds completed, setting the stage for what could be Finals Day tomorrow. by International Windsurfing Tour Posted 19 Feb 13:18 GMT Eye on the prize Eye on the prize The contenders primed for the Caribbean 600 The Caribbean 600 presents a challenge unlike any of the world's offshore races. Circumnavigating eleven islands and contending with notoriously difficult currents and tradewinds is hugely demanding and offers one of the most intriguing courses worldwide. by Cyclops Marine Posted 19 Feb 12:00 GMT The importance of boat insurance by InsureMy The importance of boat insurance by InsureMy Looking after your boat starts with insurance In 2024, the importance of boat insurance in the UK cannot be overstated. by InsureMy Posted 19 Feb 12:00 GMT Fuerteventura KiteFoil Open Cup overall Fuerteventura KiteFoil Open Cup overall Maximilian Maeder and Ellie Aldridge crowned champions Singaporean Maximilian Maeder, the current champion of the KiteFoil World Series 2023, emerged undefeated and was crowned champion of the Fuerteventura KiteFoil International Open Cup alongside the Briton Ellie Aldridge. by Fuerteventura Kitefoil Open Cup Posted 19 Feb 11:29 GMT GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Cape Verde day 3 GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Cape Verde day 3 Cozzolino lands emotional win Reigning world champion Airton Cozzolino opened the defence of his crown in dramatic style when clinched the season opener in a firing Ponta Preta at the GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Cape Verde. by Ian MacKinnon Posted 19 Feb 11:12 GMT
Mav Lite: Responsible PerformanceThis jacket offers the perfect blend of responsible performance and functionality. Built with recycled bio-based fabric technology, this Mav-Lite packaway, 100% waterproof and windproof jacket is breathable.It's a wrap!In sailing we have a lot of plain white hulls. Let's face it, when everything looks the same, it does make things a bit dull. The end of February is a dreary time, so it's time to talk about boats which brighten things up.Discover what's on from Class AssociationsThe RYA Dinghy and Watersports Show 2024 supported by Sunsail is gearing up to deliver an action-packed weekend for watersports enthusiasts from 24-25 February at Farnborough International.You try doing it one-handed!Lynn Steward races the only Challenger trimaran at Wigan St Helen's SC, and frequently jokes with the able-bodied competitors in the PY fleet crossing the finish line ahead of her: "You try doing it one-handed!"BoatLife 2024 affirms position as key UK boat showDuring its four-day run, BoatLife 2024 - Powered by Suzuki, solidified its position as an important sales show for the UK boating community.Small PackagesYou know? It is all about really good things. In sailing, two of the best attributes have always been fun and participation. Some would argue that these may have slipped off of late, but perhaps, it is more about finding a suitable offering.Layer up with a Musto fleeceA fleece is an essential piece of outdoor kit, whether on or off the water. From full-zip Polartec® designs to insulated pullovers, we've got a style to keep you warm.Ben McGrane's Tips for Winter Handicap RacingBen McGrane is a serial competitor at winter handicap events. They offer hardy UK sailors the opportunity to continue to compete through the winter months, and with the introduction of the Sailjuice series, the events have continued to thrive.Eye on the prizeThe Caribbean 600 presents a challenge unlike any of the world's offshore races. Circumnavigating eleven islands and contending with notoriously difficult currents and tradewinds is hugely demanding and offers one of the most intriguing courses worldwide.A+T 500 series Wind SensorsA+T Instruments may be a name that needs introducing to you in the world of performance marine instrumentation. They are a group of highly qualified engineers who are taking a no-compromise approach to constructing the best sensors and instruments.The importance of boat insurance by InsureMyIn 2024, the importance of boat insurance in the UK cannot be overstated.In Rarefied CompanyWinning the ILCA 7 Worlds is one of the pinnacle achievements in sailing. Winning it more than once puts you in rarefied company.Vaikobi Beach Coat - Back in stockCozy, quick-to-dry and lightweight... it's no wonder these sold out in their first drop!Book review: Knowledge 2.0This non-fiction book takes a handful of sailing stories and experiences, and draws out from them what it means to know something in this era of modelling, uncertainty, 'alternative' facts and fake news. It leans on science, psychology and narrative.Best of boardsports at the showThe RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show supported by Sunsail, is the watersports enthusiast's must-attend event of the year, taking place at Farnborough International on 24-25 February 2024.Marine Insurance: One size doesn't fit all!A huge part of the work at Stoneways Marine Insurance is supporting the infrastructure of the sailing world, the marine businesses that create, maintain, store and provide for the yachts and pleasure craft which we enjoy on the water.