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ASTO Small Ships Race 2021: 4 days to go ASTO Small Ships Race 2021: 4 days to go More than 100 young people will take part in a youth charity's annual sailing race The Cowes Small Ships Race is hosted by the Gosport-based charity, ASTO (Association of Sail Training Organisations) with support from the Royal London Yacht Club and Royal Yacht Squadron. by Association of Sail Training Organisations Posted 28 Sep 19:28 BST Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week day 1 Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week day 1 Andy Soriano's Alegre hold the overnight lead Andy Soriano's Alegre hold the overnight lead after the first day of racing at the Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week, comfortably winning the only race which could be contested due to very light, shifty and unsettled northerly breezes by 52 Super Series Posted 28 Sep 18:56 BST 23rd Mini Transat EuroChef Leg 1 Day 2 23rd Mini Transat EuroChef Leg 1 Day 2 One front, two tactical options Having left Les Sables d'Olonne midway through the afternoon yesterday, propelled along by a NW'ly breeze of between 15 and 20 knots on relatively heavy seas, the 90 sailors saw the wind abate a few hours after the start as forecast. by Mini Transat EuroChef Posted 28 Sep 18:51 BST Musto Midlayer-time Musto Midlayer-time Outstandingly breathable and versatile It's that time of year - don one of Musto's new midlayers and head outside. by Musto Posted 28 Sep 16:31 BST DF95 Nationals at Fleetwood DF95 Nationals at Fleetwood Title decided by the closest of margins and a crab line So, where do we start with this one, the 2021 DF95 UK Nationals? Well, I suppose there are a few things that stand this out as a great event. by Tim Long Posted 28 Sep 16:14 BST Nautilus Yachting Merlin Rocket Inlands at Bala Nautilus Yachting Merlin Rocket Inlands at Bala 25 teams make the trip over the hills 25 Merlin Rockets made the trip over the hills to reach Bala Sailing Club for the Nautilus Yachting Inland Championships on a gloriously mild, and surprisingly dry late September weekend. by Tim Saxton Posted 28 Sep 15:52 BST France SailGP Team announces new driver France SailGP Team announces new driver Quentin Delapierre to replace Billy Besson for Spain Sail Grand Prix The France SailGP Team will have a new driver for the Spain Sail Grand Prix in Cádiz, Andalusia, following the announcement that Quentin Delapierre will be taking the helm of the team's F50. by SailGP Posted 28 Sep 13:37 BST 2000 Class Millennium Series at Chichester 2000 Class Millennium Series at Chichester 20 boats for the final event of the 2021 series Chichester YC welcomed 20 boats to the last Millennium Series event of the year, a one-day open sponsored by West Country Boat Repairs, with Noble Marine sponsoring the youth entries. by Mark Foley Posted 28 Sep 12:57 BST Finn Travellers at Highcliffe Finn Travellers at Highcliffe 19 helms for the penultimate event of the series Over the final weekend of September nineteen Finns descended on Mudeford Quay for the penultimate event in the Travellers Trophy series, hosted by Highcliffe Sailing Club. by James Downer Posted 28 Sep 11:56 BST 2021 Bembridge Keelboat Season final weekend 2021 Bembridge Keelboat Season final weekend Beinging an 'interesting & challenging' season to a close At one stage earlier in the day on Saturday it looked as if the lack of a breeze was going to stymie the penultimate day's racing of the 2021 keelboat season, however by lunchtime things began to look more promising. by Mike Samuelson Posted 28 Sep 11:47 BST 2021 Gul Fireball Nationals Runners and Riders 2021 Gul Fireball Nationals Runners and Riders Let's look at who this year's contenders could be With the 2021 Fireball nationals just a couple of days away I think it's time we throw some names in the hat and look at who this year's contenders could be! by Isaac Marsh Posted 28 Sep 11:28 BST Cadet Class Clemenson Nautillus Trophy at Burnham Cadet Class Clemenson Nautillus Trophy at Burnham A weekend of hotly contested racing on the Crouch The UKNCCA was delighted to return to Royal Corinthian Sailing Club, for so many years the spiritual home of the Cadet Class not just in the UK but around the World. by Neil Collingridge Posted 28 Sep 10:50 BST RS200s at Papercourt RS200s at Papercourt Eight teams share the lake with 22 Aeros for a joint open Eight teams representing four different clubs arrived at Papercourt on Sunday 26th September to be greeted by a flat calm, hot coffee and bacon rolls. by Jon Paton Posted 28 Sep 10:46 BST Regional Junior Championships bumper attendance Regional Junior Championships bumper attendance Hailed an overriding success after more than 1,200 youngsters took to the water The 2021 Regional Junior Championships has been hailed an overriding success after more than 1,200 youngsters took to the water over two weekends of racing. by Will Carson, RYA Posted 28 Sep 10:04 BST 420 UK Nationals at Pwllheli 420 UK Nationals at Pwllheli A full range of conditions make for exciting racing The much anticipated 420 nationals took place over the weekend of 25/26 September up in Pwllheli where a full range of conditions created 2 days of exciting and challenging racing. by Bettine Harris Posted 28 Sep 09:11 BST Horning Sailing Club Open Dinghy Weekend 2021 Horning Sailing Club Open Dinghy Weekend 2021 Involving many of the sailors from the club's youth training programme Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th September saw a good turnout enjoy Horning Sailing Club's Open Dinghy Weekend, many of the sailors coming from HSC's youth training programme. by Holly Hancock Posted 28 Sep 08:28 BST Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez Day 1 Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez Day 1 The Fizz of the Modern Fleet A lovely thermal breeze from the west graced the race zone early this afternoon to open this 23rd edition of Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez in style, enabling all 5 categories of Modern IRC B, C, D, E and F rated yachts to fizz out on the race zone. by Maguelonne Turcat Posted 28 Sep 06:25 BST Noble Marine Lightning 368 Open at Haversham Noble Marine Lightning 368 Open at Haversham Ten boats arrive despite the fuel hysteria Held over a weekend when fuel supply hysteria hit the UK, the Noble Marine Insurance Lightning 368 Haversham Open meeting took place on Saturday 25th September at Haversham Lake north of Milton Keynes, with 10 boats contesting the event. by John Butler Posted 28 Sep 06:16 BST ILCAs at Bough Beech ILCAs at Bough Beech A whopping 30 sailors arrive for a very competitive day of racing A fantastic forecast saw a whopping 30 sailors arrive for a very competitive day of racing at Bough Beech Sailing Club on Saturday 11th September. Sailors came from all over the south east to take in the beautiful scenes of Bough Beech reservoir. by Giles Broome-Ogden Posted 28 Sep 06:06 BST 12 Metre North American Championship 12 Metre North American Championship Won by New Zealand and Columbia in a variety of conditions Over 3 days of racing for North American Championship, eight historic 12 Metres had every type of wind condition with which to contend. Starting Thursday, the fleet completed two races in marginally high winds of 16-18 knots with gusts in the high 20s. by Barby MacGowan Posted 28 Sep 01:26 BST 23rd Mini Transat EuroChef Leg 1: Canaries bound! 23rd Mini Transat EuroChef Leg 1: Canaries bound! The 90 skippers depart from Les Sables d'Olonne bound for Santa Cruz de La Palma The first leg of the Mini Transat EuroChef was launched this Monday at 15:30 hours local time in France. Propelled along by a NW'ly breeze of between 16 and 20 knots, the 90 competitors set sail from Les Sables d'Olonne bound for Santa Cruz de La Palma. by Mini Transat EuroChef Posted 27 Sep 19:22 BST Mahon and Menorca ready for 52 Super Series action Mahon and Menorca ready for 52 Super Series action Phoenix lays down a marker that they should again be podium contenders The Plattner family's South African flagged Phoenix laid down a marker that they should again be podium contenders when they won today's light winds official practice race prior to Tuesday's start of the Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week. by 52 Super Series Posted 27 Sep 19:16 BST Global Solo Challenge: Facing Cape Horn in a storm Global Solo Challenge: Facing Cape Horn in a storm A story of rounding the famous landmark After the second storm, the wind dropped rapidly, and within half a day it went aft and we could even hoist the big gennaker. Hugo and I celebrate, laugh, joke. by Global Solo Challenge Posted 27 Sep 16:30 BST Czech RS Aero Nationals at Lipno Czech RS Aero Nationals at Lipno Sailing at 725 metres above sea level In Cerna v Posumavi, Lake Lipno, at 725 metres above sea level, there was the Czech RS Aero Championship alongside the Cup Race for the RS700s over 24-26 September. by Jiri Kuthan Posted 27 Sep 15:59 BST 23rd Mini Transat EuroChef underway 23rd Mini Transat EuroChef underway The 90 sailors set sail propelled along by a NW'ly breeze The first leg of the 23rd Mini Transat EuroChef set off this Monday 27 September at 15:30 hours local time, just a tad later than planned. by Mini Transat EuroChef Posted 27 Sep 15:52 BST Zhik's 'No Compromise' eVent Zhik's 'No Compromise' eVent Launching a new fabric for a new best in class OFS800 offshore range It's raison d'etre is creating unrivalled breathability levels without any compromises on durability, waterproofness and Zhik's inventive new protective features. by Liz Rushall, Zhik Posted 27 Sep 15:05 BST Entry now open for North East Youth Championships Entry now open for North East Youth Championships Eight races and Bonfire Night social for competitors Entry is now open for the North East Youth Championships at Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club for competitors from across the region and beyond. by Paula Irish Posted 27 Sep 13:39 BST Norfolk Punt Club final Sunday racing of 2021 Norfolk Punt Club final Sunday racing of 2021 A very good turnout of White Boats, Yeomans, Punts and other classes A light to moderate warm southerly breeze and hazy sunshine greeted a very good turnout of White Boats, Yeomans, Punts and other classes for the last Sunday race programme of 2021. by Alan Davis Posted 27 Sep 11:57 BST Royal Harwich Yacht Club Junior Race Week 2021 Royal Harwich Yacht Club Junior Race Week 2021 Back to the normal range of boats and activities after the restrictions of 2020 Junior Race Week 2021 was back to the normal range of boats and activities after the restrictions of 2020. A team of over 25 volunteers each day under the leadership of the Rear Commodore Sailing Stephen Olle and Race Officers Joe Hunt & Alex Davey. by Mike Clayton Posted 27 Sep 11:29 BST 2021 5.5 Metre French Open in Cannes overall 2021 5.5 Metre French Open in Cannes overall Aspire secures the title with Mateusz Kusznierewicz on the helm Aspire (POL 17, Mateusz Kusznierewicz, Przemyslaw Gacek, Simon Fry) secured the 2021 5.5 Metre French Open at the Régates Royales on Friday in Cannes to win from Momo (SUI 229, Dieter Schön, Markus Wieser, Thomas Auracher). by Robert Deaves Posted 27 Sep 10:52 BST In Conversation with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston In Conversation with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston 6:30pm on Tuesday at the University of Kent's Gulbenkian Arts Centre The University of Kent's 'In Conversation' series of discussion events will return with renowned sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston CBE. by Sam Wood Posted 27 Sep 10:11 BST 10th Great North Asymmetric Challenge 10th Great North Asymmetric Challenge Asymmetric dinghies from all five corners of the north race at Bass Asymmetric dinghies from all five corners of the north (as in north north, proper White Walker territory without the dragons) and visitors from Scotland, & Cambridge littered the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake. by Paul Allen Posted 27 Sep 09:38 BST Classic International 14s at Blakeney Classic International 14s at Blakeney Seven beautiful entries from Trent Valley, Rickmansworth, Wroxham and Blakeney Again Blakeney did not disappoint hosting the Classic 14 weekend. Stunning tide, superb weather and seven classics, the best most beautiful of all dinghies. by Edward Allen Posted 27 Sep 07:33 BST Hooray for the hundredth! Hooray for the hundredth! Here is our card to the J/99, which will soon enough have 100 vessels sailing all around the world. Now if you're a British subject that means you get a letter from HRH QEII. If you're French, maybe you get one from President Macron. Certainly POTUS does to US citizens. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 26 Sep 23:00 BST Festivities commence at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez Festivities commence at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez The race village is already buzzing again The famous little port of Saint Tropez is filling up in typical late-September fashion with gleaming Classic and Modern yachts and the commitment, passion and enthusiasm of the sailors will be much in evidence both on land and out on the race zone. by Maguelonne Turcat Posted 26 Sep 21:15 BST TF35 Scarlino II overall TF35 Scarlino II overall Realteam Sailing wins in Scarlino and with it the TF35 Championship With ominous black clouds rolling over Scarlino, Italy, the morning of the final day racing looked borderline from the start, with a forecast wind starting at 18-knots and building to guests of 25-knots by lunchtime. by TF35 Trophy Posted 26 Sep 20:03 BST Rooster Fresh New Kit Rooster Fresh New Kit No better time to work hard, keep progressing and make our own developments In a time of unimaginable change, at Rooster® we have found no better time to work hard, keep progressing and make our own developments; bringing so many new innovative products to the active water sports enthusiast. by Rooster Posted 26 Sep 18:17 BST Défi Azimut, plenty of promise Défi Azimut, plenty of promise What is the Azimut-Lorient Agglomeration Challenge? Last weekend in Lorient, 14 duos contested the last official event before November's Transat Jacques Vabre. While Charlie Dalin and Paul Meilhat once again demonstrated their talent by Vendée Globe Posted 26 Sep 15:08 BST The Musto Classics The Musto Classics Sardinia 2.0. Snug Blouson. BR2 Offshore. Musto classics for a reason. Sardinia 2.0. Snug Blouson. BR2 Offshore. Musto classics for a reason. by Musto Posted 26 Sep 14:00 BST Conwy Fife One Design 'A' Series Race 21 Conwy Fife One Design 'A' Series Race 21 The final race of the season for the class in Anglesey Rather like a tired and over emotional Oscar winner, fighting to holding back the tears, I feel I need to start this report with a list of thanks to all the people who make it possible for us competitors to enjoy the racing as we do, week after week. by Mike Hardie Posted 26 Sep 12:27 BST Clipper Race first mate takes on Mini Transat Clipper Race first mate takes on Mini Transat Clipper Race is renowned for training people with no previous sailing experience Whilst the Clipper Race is renowned for training people with no previous sailing experience to become ocean racers, the event also provides challenges and new skills to more experienced sailors; including its professional Race Skippers and First Mates. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 26 Sep 09:36 BST 2021 International Masters Regatta is back 2021 International Masters Regatta is back 12 legendary skippers set to compete in San Diego After a year without one of San Diego Yacht Club's most cherished and anticipated regattas, the Club is excited to welcome twelve legendary Master skippers to vie for victory at the 2021 International Masters Regatta. by San Diego Yacht Club Posted 26 Sep 07:22 BST Solos at Island Barn Reservoir Solos at Island Barn Reservoir Shifting wind makes life tricky for the mark layers Well, it was one of those days that if you were on the duty team and positioned on the safety boat at windward mark you knew you would be busy. Not because you would be rescuing overturned boats. by Nick Marley Posted 26 Sep 07:05 BST Hempel Mixed Two Person Offshore Worlds overall Hempel Mixed Two Person Offshore Worlds overall Italian team Claudia Rossi & Pietro D'Alì have been crowned winners Italian team Claudia Rossi & Pietro D'Alì have been crowned winners of the 2021 Hempel Mixed Two Person Offshore World Championship after a hard-fought final leg to Venice. by Andy Rice / World Sailing Posted 26 Sep 06:31 BST TF35 Scarlino II day 3 TF35 Scarlino II day 3 Realteam Sailing on a charge at TF35 Final Another top of the range day off Scarlino, Italy, for the TF35 season final saw Esteban Garcia's Realteam Sailing claim two bullets from three races, further extending their lead over the chasing pack. by TF35 Trophy Posted 26 Sep 06:18 BST Foil the Wight 2021 completed! Foil the Wight 2021 completed! Ross Williams becomes the first man to wing foil non-stop the 55nm around the Isle of Wight World Champion windsurfer Ross Williams sets a new world record by becoming the first man to wing foil non-stop the 55 nautical miles around the Isle of Wight In a time of 6hrs 49mins and 18secs. by Will Overton Posted 25 Sep 18:36 BST Showtime at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez Showtime at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez A new format for two weeks of festivities In accordance with its marvellous reputation for elegance, festivity and sport, the 23rd edition of Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez opens today. by Maguelonne Turcat Posted 25 Sep 18:15 BST RYA Joining Points enjoy October double commission RYA Joining Points enjoy October double commission The scheme provides a quick and easy way for registered organisations to earn Throughout October, clubs, training centres and marine organisations signed up to the RYA Joining Point programme will enjoy double commission for every new RYA member they introduce. by Emma Slater, RYA Posted 25 Sep 13:29 BST
Musto Midlayer-timeIt's that time of year - don one of Musto's new midlayers and head outside.Hooray for the hundredth!Now if you're a British subject that means you get a letter from HRH QEII. If you're French, maybe you get one from President Macron. Certainly POTUS does to US citizens.Zhik's 'No Compromise' eVentIt's raison d'etre is creating unrivalled breathability levels without any compromises on durability, waterproofness and Zhik's inventive new protective features.Mixing it upAs we head towards the end of September, I've been thinking about which events, and days out sailing, have been the most fun this year. There are a few to choose from, and overall it's been a good year for time on the water.Rooster Fresh New KitIn a time of unimaginable change, at Rooster® we have found no better time to work hard, keep progressing and make our own developments; bringing so many new innovative products to the active water sports enthusiast.Happy, happy. Joy, joy!There are definitely some serious perks to this gig. Yet without doubt, the best is the reach and connection with sailors far and wide. The emails, calls, and chats on the quay still come in, and continue to inspire the entire team.The Musto ClassicsSardinia 2.0. Snug Blouson. BR2 Offshore. Musto classics for a reason.InspirationalIt's such an important word in any sport, and seeing an inspirational performance in sailing fills us with enthusiasm.RYA Joining Points enjoy October double commissionThroughout October, clubs, training centres and marine organisations signed up to the RYA Joining Point programme will enjoy double commission for every new RYA member they introduce.Did someone say, Goldilocks?Going back a good while now, well into the pre-COVID era actually, I had the distinct pleasure of being granted a one on one meeting with Beneteau's then newest employee.Allen's New Pro-Sailing GloveA professional half finger sailing glove with reinforced Amara on palm and fingers to protect your hands when pulling rope.Great sport requires great rivalriesInterest in a sport, outside of the fanatics and those who regularly take part in that discipline, requires great rivalries, and thanks to SailGP we now can regularly see the greatest names in sailing compete in some of the most exciting racing ever.Henri-Lloyd Ocean BottleWe are proud to introduce a new collaboration with Ocean Bottle. The award-winning Ocean Bottle keeps cold drinks cold, and hot drinks hot. Made from double-wall vacuum-insulated stainless steel and recycled content.The PasticheGiven the assortment on offer, I was originally going with potpourri. However, I've done that, along with goulash, mélange, juxtaposition, and quite a few others.Paris 2024 : The Numbers Are InEach Olympic cycle brings something unique. Classes are introduced and discontinued, formats evolve and new stars arise through incredible dedication, hard work, and smarter training practices.Is it a Beiker? Is it a Rocket?We've written about, and seen the photos of Brad Gibson's Bladerider over the years, and it's been amazing to see the transformation of the boat, keeping it bang up-to-date and incorporating many innovative ideas.