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RORC return to offshore racing RORC return to offshore racing Some changes will be necessary for the early part of the season Following on from the UK Government's 'Roadmap out of lockdown' on Monday 22nd February, the RORC Committee, working with the RYA and Government, is confident that overnight racing will return for the 2021 RORC Season's Points Championship. by RORC Press Posted 28 Feb 19:59 GMT Adventure with the RYA Dinghy Cruising Trails Adventure with the RYA Dinghy Cruising Trails All the trails are under six miles Dinghy sailors can be inspired to explore the British Isles with a new 'Dinghy Cruising Trails' initiative, launched at the virtual RYA Dinghy Show today. by Susie Nation-Grainger Posted 28 Feb 16:14 GMT Alexia Barrier completes Vendée Globe in 24th Alexia Barrier completes Vendée Globe in 24th The 41-year old Mediterranean skipper showed great stamina and tenacity Racing the oldest boat in the fleet, the 41-year old Mediterranean skipper showed great stamina and tenacity to complete the 24,365 miles course in a passage time of 111 days, 17 hours, 03 minutes. by Vendée Globe Posted 28 Feb 15:38 GMT Alexia Barrier completes her Vendée Globe Alexia Barrier completes her Vendée Globe "I sailed the oldest boat in the fleet and I have finished!" Alexia Barrier completed her Vendée Globe in 24th place. After docking at the famous Port Olona pontoon and being reunited with her family, friends, sponsors and her black Labrador Nikka, she spoke to the media. by Vendée Globe Posted 28 Feb 09:51 GMT Win a £100 Barton Marine Voucher Win a £100 Barton Marine Voucher In the virtual RYA Dinghy Show Competition Enter the Barton Marine Virtual RYA Dinghy Show competition for your chance to win one of two £100 Barton Marine Vouchers. The winners can take their pick from the extensive range of dinghy gear that Barton offer to upgrade their boat. by Barton Marine Posted 28 Feb 09:30 GMT 18ft Skiff Club Championship race 15 18ft Skiff Club Championship race 15 tech2 team add another title to their already impressive 2020-2021 list The tech2 team of Jack Macartney, Charlie Wyatt and Lewis Brake added another title to their already impressive 2020-2021 list of championship victories when it took out the Australian 18 Footers League's Club Championship series. by Frank Quealey Posted 28 Feb 08:05 GMT UKLA Exciting Roadmap Back to Racing UKLA Exciting Roadmap Back to Racing Following the government's roadmap on Monday Following the government's roadmap on Monday (22nd February) regarding lifting of the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions for England, we are pleased to outline our plan of how and when we will all be back sailing. by UKLA Posted 28 Feb 06:47 GMT America's Cup: First weekend postponed America's Cup: First weekend postponed First weekend of the 36th America's Cup Match is postponed, start Wednesday possible America's Cup 36 permitted organiser, America's Cup Events Ltd have announced that the first weekend of the 36th America's Cup Match is postponed. by Sail-World.com/NZ Posted 28 Feb 00:56 GMT Vendée Globe: Alexia Barrier on final approach Vendée Globe: Alexia Barrier on final approach Rxpected Sunday at the finish line in Les Sables d'Olonne Facing a final few days of light upwind sailing across the Bay of Biscay, it now looks like it will be next Saturday 5th March before Finnish skipper Ari Huusela lowers the curtain on the epic ninth edition of the solo, non stop race around the world. by Vendée Globe Posted 27 Feb 19:12 GMT RYA, Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year revealed RYA, Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year revealed The annual award recognises the outstanding achievement of clubs across the UK Port Dinorwic Sailing Club / Clwb Hwylio Y Felinheli have been crowned RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year 2021 supported by Gallagher, at the virtual RYA Dinghy Show. by Susie Nation-Grainger Posted 27 Feb 19:05 GMT IRC Welsh National Championship open for entries IRC Welsh National Championship open for entries Three divisions to race at Pwllheli this August The IRC Welsh National Championship Organising Committee invite entries for the 2021 event, to be held at Plas Heli, Pwllheli, North Wales from the 13th - 15th August. by Mark Thompson, Rear Commodore, CHPSC Posted 27 Feb 13:44 GMT Mastercard Superyachts Day 4: Tawera wins regatta Mastercard Superyachts Day 4: Tawera wins regatta Mastercard Superyachts: Regatta closes on a glamour note on the Hauraki Gulf A glamour day of beautiful Auckland weather and scintillating superyacht sailing has brought the Mastercard Superyacht Regatta 2021 to a close at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron. by Andrew Delves – RNZYS PR & Communications Manager Posted 27 Feb 13:35 GMT Allen headline sponsor of 2021 Phantom Nationals Allen headline sponsor of 2021 Phantom Nationals Stone Sailing Club hosting the event in mid-September The Phantom Class Association is delighted to announce that they have secured their 'Headline Sponsorship' for the 2021 National Championships. by Mike Webster Posted 27 Feb 11:40 GMT Entries open for Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2021 Entries open for Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2021 Taking place from 5 to 11 September in Porto Cervo, Sardinia The Notice of Race for the 31st edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup has been published. The event, organized with the support of institutional partner Rolex and in collaboration with the International Maxi Association, will take place in September. by Marialisa Panu Posted 27 Feb 10:56 GMT Europe sailors make the most of lockdown Europe sailors make the most of lockdown Many sailors bringing older boats back to life As a former Olympic class, the Europe class has long boasted innovative developments, something which has not changed as the class continues to grow in the UK. Throughout lockdown, the active community of Europe sailors in the UK has been busy! by Ben Harris Posted 27 Feb 10:04 GMT The GLOBE40: The benefits of the new 2022 schedule The GLOBE40: The benefits of the new 2022 schedule A very lively start to the year More than two months ago, it was announced that the GLOBE40 would be put back a year with the new race start scheduled to depart Tangier in June 2022. by Manfred Ramspacher Posted 27 Feb 09:37 GMT America's Cup start expected to be postponed America's Cup start expected to be postponed For the America's Cup the earliest Auckland will come out of the Lockdown is Sunday, March 7 The NZ Prime Minister has announced a return to Alert Level 3 for seven days. For the America's Cup the earliest Auckland will come out of the Lockdown is Sunday, March 7. An announcement is expected from the permitted organiser America's Cup Event Ltd by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com Posted 27 Feb 08:36 GMT Free this weekend? Free this weekend? Visit Rooster at the virtual RYA Dinghy Show! Got some spare time this weekend? Want to try something very different? We'll be at the ENTIRELY VIRTUAL online RYA Dinghy Show and it's totally FREE - you can chat with any one of the Rooster Team. by Rooster Posted 27 Feb 07:00 GMT Dalton brothers take on GGR and America's Cup Dalton brothers take on GGR and America's Cup The Dalton family wants it all!! One sails in the fastest, most sophisticated and prestigious sailing challenge in the world, all over in just minutes! The other is attempting the longest, loneliest, most demanding and slowest race, for any individual in any sport on the planet. by Don McIntyre Posted 27 Feb 06:18 GMT 52 Super Series reschedules 2021 season and venues 52 Super Series reschedules 2021 season and venues The primary objective is to offer the highest degree of certainty to owners, teams and venues With the prospect of being unable to run the early season events to an appropriate standard, the 52 Super Series has taken an early, pragmatic decision to reschedule elements of the 2021 regatta season. by 52 Super Series Posted 27 Feb 05:26 GMT The Green Blue prepare to bring a splash of green The Green Blue prepare to bring a splash of green To the virtual RYA Dinghy Show The Green Blue, the Royal Yachting Association and British Marine's joint environmental programme, is set to throw a green light on sustainability at this year's virtual RYA Dinghy Show. by Emma Cotton Posted 26 Feb 19:22 GMT Royal Torbay YC set for virtual RYA Dinghy Show Royal Torbay YC set for virtual RYA Dinghy Show The club has a busy season ahead A regular and enthusiastic exhibitor at the RYA Dinghy Show over many years the Royal Torbay Yacht Club are pleased to be participating in the 2021 virtual RYA Dinghy Show. by Bob Penfold Posted 26 Feb 18:25 GMT Sam Davies completes solo Vendée Globe route Sam Davies completes solo Vendée Globe route Thousands of well wishers turned out to pay tribute to an inspirational solo round the world passage After being forced to abandon her race on 5th December following a violent collision with a floating object, British skipper Sam Davies sailed back into Les Sables d'Olonne in beautiful spring sunshine to a rapturous welcome this afternoon. by Vendée Globe Posted 26 Feb 18:08 GMT National Solos at the Virtual RYA Dinghy Show National Solos at the Virtual RYA Dinghy Show Over 10 Committee reps manning the booth over the weekend Finally, it's that special weekend, the Dinghy Show, Class Association Stands, manned by enthusiastic Committee members, thousands of visitors, great deals on kit and optimism of a superb season ahead... it will probably be perfect sailing weather too. by Will Loy Posted 26 Feb 17:19 GMT Barton Marine - Dinghy Show Talk Schedule Barton Marine - Dinghy Show Talk Schedule Join in and get to know some key members of the Barton team Barton are pleased to be hosting a series of short talks during the virtual RYA Dinghy Show. Join in and get to know some key members of the Barton team. by Barton Marine Posted 26 Feb 16:09 GMT Liberty Bitcoin Youth Foiling Gold Cup preview Liberty Bitcoin Youth Foiling Gold Cup preview 8 international teams meet on the Italian coast to contest the first Grand Prix It's race time for the 24 young international sailors from eight countries this week in Gaeta, Italy who will compete in the first round of the Youth Foiling Gold Cup in the new Persico 69F class. by 69F Sailing Posted 26 Feb 14:11 GMT Mastercard Superyachts Day 3: Tawera extends lead Mastercard Superyachts Day 3: Tawera extends lead Tawera builds lead with first and second place finishes on Doyle Sails Race Day 3 The team on Tawera have extended their Mastercard Superyacht Regatta lead after first and second place finishes in the two races sailed on Doyle Sails Race Day 3. by Andrew Delves – RNZYS PR & Communications Manager Posted 26 Feb 13:28 GMT RYA eSailing Winter Club Championship Final RYA eSailing Winter Club Championship Final Racers ready for 3pm Sunday at the virtual RYA Dinghy Show Since the RYA announced the launch of the RYA eSailing Winter Club Championship at the virtual RYA Affiliated Clubs Conference last November, hundreds of club sailors have been taking their tactics and strategies onto the virtual waters. by Emma Slater, RYA Posted 26 Feb 13:04 GMT Flying Fifteen Class ready for the Dinghy Show Flying Fifteen Class ready for the Dinghy Show Take a closer look with a new gallery of fitting-out options As the country navigates its way out of lockdown the Flying Fifteen class stands ready with a full programme of events scheduled for 2021 and beyond, and are able to reveal news of another builder entering the class too. by Jeremy Arnold Posted 26 Feb 10:45 GMT 18ft Skiff Supercup 18ft Skiff Supercup Several past champions and legends return to the class on Sydney Harbour Several past 18ft Skiff champions returned to the class today when they skippered boats from the Australian 18 Footers League's 2020-2021 Season fleet in the annual 'Supercup' series on Sydney Harbour. by Frank Quealey Posted 26 Feb 10:35 GMT Sea Sure Dinghy Show Weekend Offers Sea Sure Dinghy Show Weekend Offers 15% off across the whole site until 5pm on the 1st March We are running 15% off across the whole site (www.sea-sure.co.uk) until 5pm on the 1st March when you use the discount code "DINGHYSHOW21" at checkout. by Daniel Henderson, Sea Sure Posted 26 Feb 08:30 GMT Big Hearted Sam Davies Leaves Her Mark Big Hearted Sam Davies Leaves Her Mark Set to arrive in Les Sables d'Olonne very early this afternoon Sam Davies will enter the channel back into Les Sables d'Olonne very early this afternoon, around 1215hrs UTC (1315hrs local time) and is expected to get a warm welcome for her remarkable solo round the world achievement which she completed last night. by Vendée Globe Posted 26 Feb 08:19 GMT Virtually the best place for all things Albacore! Virtually the best place for all things Albacore! The class are delighted to be part of this weekend's first ever virtual RYA Dinghy Show The Albacore class are delighted to be part of this weekend's first ever virtual RYA Dinghy Show and are excited that anything to do with Albacores can be accessed from the Albacore stand in Hall 1. by Mike Banner Posted 26 Feb 08:02 GMT Wayfarers at the virtual RYA Dinghy Show Wayfarers at the virtual RYA Dinghy Show The class is looking forward to 2021 with renewed appetite After a washout on the open meeting and championship front in 2020, the UK Wayfarer Association is looking forward to 2021 with renewed appetite. by Tim Townsend Posted 26 Feb 07:39 GMT Sam Davies: What it really meant to turn left Sam Davies: What it really meant to turn left A course of action that thrust her immediately into weeks of relentless southern ocean sailing When there are 33 skippers in a Vendée Globe race it is easy to overlook the details on what happens to some of them, especially if they drop out of the race after having stopped, but then continue on the course, as Sam Davies has done. by Ed Gorman / IMOCA Globe Series Posted 26 Feb 06:30 GMT America's Cup: INEOS Team UK's Auckland sojourn America's Cup: INEOS Team UK's Auckland sojourn From Christmas Turkey to being the Round Robin Rocket - the story of Britannia's Auckland sojourn From Christmas Turkey to being the Round Robin Rocket - here's the story of INEOS Team UK's Britannia sojourn in Auckland for the Prada Cup by INEOS Team UK Posted 26 Feb 00:42 GMT Club Zone: How can RYA Dinghy Show help your club? Club Zone: How can RYA Dinghy Show help your club? Gareth and Susie chat about the latest government guidance In this week's Club Zone, Gareth and Susie chat about the latest government guidance and how the upcoming RYA Virtual Dinghy Show can help your club and your members. by Tom Chamberlain, RYA Posted 25 Feb 19:00 GMT Marlow Blue Ocean® Doublebraid Marlow Blue Ocean® Doublebraid We chat with David Mossman about the rope, which is manufactured from 100% recycled plastic bottles We chat to David Mossman, Leisure Marine Sales Manager at Marlow, about Blue Ocean® Doublebraid which is being launched at the virtual RYA Dinghy Show 2021. by Mark Jardine Posted 25 Feb 17:06 GMT 49th BVI Spring Regatta postponed 49th BVI Spring Regatta postponed The postponement of the event is a financial blow to the non-profit entity The BVI Spring Regatta Committee, after discussions with the BVI Government Ministry of Health, concluded that the postponement was in the best interests for the safety of all participants, volunteers, and the wider BVI community. by Trish Jenkins Posted 25 Feb 16:47 GMT Vendée Globe: Getting back to 'normal' part 2 Vendée Globe: Getting back to 'normal' part 2 Didac Costa has returned to work with the Fire Service in Barcelona It is more than two weeks now since Pip Hare finished her Vendee Globe and she is now back at home in Poole, England. Didac Costa has returned to work with the Fire Service in Barcelona and Kojiro Shiraishi has flown back to Japan. by Vendée Globe Posted 25 Feb 14:24 GMT Mersea Week 2021 set for early August Mersea Week 2021 set for early August Organised jointly by West Mersea Yacht Club and Dabchicks Sailing Club Mersea Week is a sailing regatta organised jointly by West Mersea Yacht Club and Dabchicks Sailing Club on Mersea Island in Essex. by Chrissie Westgate Posted 25 Feb 14:09 GMT Sailingfast hopeful for the 2021 Sailing Season Sailingfast hopeful for the 2021 Sailing Season All set for the virtual RYA Dinghy Show this weekend Sailingfast are looking forward to the 2021 sailing season with great hope. Even before the virtual RYA Dinghy Show this weekend, the phone has started ringing with customers excited to be getting back on the water as soon as possible. by Emma Hepplewhite Posted 25 Feb 12:10 GMT Silvertip take out Day 2 at the Superyacht Regatta Silvertip take out Day 2 at the Superyacht Regatta The 33 metre superyacht racing machine slips away in light winds The 33 metre superyacht racing machine Silvertip has taken its first victory of the Mastercard Superyacht Regatta, winning race three of the regatta on Boat International Race Day 2. by Andrew Delves – RNZYS PR & Communications Manager Posted 25 Feb 12:05 GMT Melissa Payne takes helm for 2022 GGR and 2023 OGR Melissa Payne takes helm for 2022 GGR and 2023 OGR The Golden Globe Race currently has 28 entrants from 11 countries Following a 12 month Media blackout with respect to the Global Pandemic, The 2022 Golden Globe and 2023 Ocean Globe Races are now back in the news with a permanent office opened in Les Sables d'Olonne, France. by Don McIntyre Posted 25 Feb 12:00 GMT Dere's a D-Zero in da house... Dere's a D-Zero in da house... Hello everyone, from Zippy Zero, the charismatic and journalistic D-Zero racing dinghy Hello everyone, from Zippy Zero, the charismatic and journalistic D-Zero racing dinghy. I am slowly waking up from my long winter hibernation to discover two things. by Zippy Zero Posted 25 Feb 11:12 GMT Aegean 600: A new offshore sailing race Aegean 600: A new offshore sailing race Sporting challenge will meet the legendary beauty of the Aegean islands From July 4-10, 2021, the Hellenic Offshore Racing Club (HORC) in Greece will organize a new 600 nautical mile offshore yacht race. by Offshore Racing Congress Posted 25 Feb 10:37 GMT Wanderer Class renew Craftinsure partnership Wanderer Class renew Craftinsure partnership Craftinsure has been delighted to see scheme numbers continue to grow The Wanderer Class Owners Association has agreed to renew their partnership scheme with Craftinsure for 2021. by Rod Daniel, Craftinsure Posted 25 Feb 08:15 GMT World Sailing legends share knowledge World Sailing legends share knowledge With Lymington junior sailors in lockdown During the winter Lockdown (November 2020 - February 2021) sailing legends from around the world have been sharing their competitive advice on tactics, weather and rules with young sailors from the RLymYC. by Shireen Crowe Posted 25 Feb 07:53 GMT
Win a £100 Barton Marine VoucherEnter the Barton Marine Virtual RYA Dinghy Show competition for your chance to win one of two £100 Barton Marine Vouchers. The winners can take their pick from the extensive range of dinghy gear that Barton offer to upgrade their boat.Playing the long gameAs a Brit I'm of course sad that INEOS TEAM UK didn't progress to the America's Cup match. I'd have loved to see Ben Ainslie and Giles Scott square up against Pete Burling, Blair Tuke and the rest of Emirates Team New Zealand, but it wasn't to be.Free this weekend?Got some spare time this weekend? Want to try something very different? We'll be at the ENTIRELY VIRTUAL online RYA Dinghy Show and it's totally FREE - you can chat with any one of the Rooster Team.Modes and MoodsThere are many sailing phrases: high and fast, low and slow, tweak it up a bit, glamourous, in the groove, climbing off them, falling into the dirt. Nothing beats that feeling when you know you're quicker.Barton Marine - Dinghy Show Talk ScheduleBarton are pleased to be hosting a series of short talks during the virtual RYA Dinghy Show. Join in and get to know some key members of the Barton team.You must win the start!It's a golden rule of Match Racing and much of your race can be defined by it. Win the start and you've a good chance of winning the race.Flying Fifteen Class ready for the Dinghy ShowAs the country navigates its way out of lockdown the Flying Fifteen class stands ready with a full programme of events scheduled for 2021 and beyond, and are able to reveal news of another builder entering the class too.The John Westell Centenary pt.3In this the third video charting the life and the boats of John Westell, the action out afloat and ashore hots up. However, at the same time, the timescales are getting compressed, with this video covering the period of just a year.Sea Sure Dinghy Show Weekend OffersWe are running 15% off across the whole site (www.sea-sure.co.uk) until 5pm on the 1st March when you use the discount code "DINGHYSHOW21" at checkout.America's Cup: From the armchair...Generally not the best place for AC75 analysis, which can get tricky, but here goes...Marlow Blue Ocean® DoublebraidWe chat to David Mossman, Leisure Marine Sales Manager at Marlow, about Blue Ocean® Doublebraid which is being launched at the virtual RYA Dinghy Show 2021.Sailing dynamiteMany of the America's Cup traditionalists have derided the foiling revolution, vocally saying the speed of the yacht isn't important, it's all about close, tight racing. Right now, that viewpoint seems redundant.Sailingfast hopeful for the 2021 Sailing SeasonSailingfast are looking forward to the 2021 sailing season with great hope. Even before the virtual RYA Dinghy Show this weekend, the phone has started ringing with customers excited to be getting back on the water as soon as possible.Body BatteryI've been a bit of a luddite when it comes to fitness tracking and smart watches, for many years just 'going with the flow' on my morning runs, going out sailing and, more often than not, recharging my batteries with a beer.Wanderer Class renew Craftinsure partnershipThe Wanderer Class Owners Association has agreed to renew their partnership scheme with Craftinsure for 2021.REPAIR-REWEAR: Henri-Lloyd Repair ServiceExtend the life of your technical clothing, reduce your environmental footprint.