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Mastering Navigation at Sea by Paul Boissier
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RYA Winter Match Racing Series 2022 Event 1 RYA Winter Match Racing Series 2022 Event 1 Victory for Pinder and team at Queen Mary The first event in the RYA Winter Match Racing Series saw James Pinder and his team mastering the challenging light wind conditions and the competition to take the win. by Will Carson, RYA Posted 19 Jan 16:58 GMT Shirley Roberston interviews Jangada team Shirley Roberston interviews Jangada team Racing double-handed in the RORC Transatlantic Race Shirley Roberston calls up Jeremy Waitt and Richard Palmer on the satellite phone, as they race across the Atlantic in 'Jangada'. The pair have won the RORC Transatlantic Race before, and are again in the double-handed category. by Shirley Robertson Posted 19 Jan 16:24 GMT RORC Transatlantic Race day 12 RORC Transatlantic Race day 12 Caro and Tala duke it out On the twelfth day of the RORC Transatlantic Race a thrilling finish is shaping up for Caro and Tala in IRC Zero, with the potential for both teams to take the overall lead under IRC for the RORC Transatlantic Race Trophy. by Louay Habib Posted 19 Jan 15:25 GMT Seldén's new dinghy deck hardware makes UK debut Seldén's new dinghy deck hardware makes UK debut At the RYA Dinghy and Watersports Show 2022 The show, at its new Farnborough International venue, will be the first time that Seldén's new manual ratchet and soft attachment blocks have been showcased at a physical show since their introduction last year. by Seldén Mast Posted 19 Jan 13:13 GMT 100th Australian 18 Footers Championship 100th Australian 18 Footers Championship A good opportunity to reflect on its history and acknowledge the contributions of designers With the 100th Australian 18 footers Championship scheduled to be sailed on Sydney Harbour from February 5 to 13, it's a good opportunity to reflect on its history and acknowledge the contributions of designers, builders and competitors from NSW. by Frank Quealey Posted 19 Jan 07:31 GMT King George Gallop preview King George Gallop preview RS Aero 6 to make its handicap debut A few RS Aero 6s are lining up for the next event in the Seldén SailJuice Winter Series, the King George Gallop this Saturday 22 January... by Andy Rice Posted 18 Jan 20:03 GMT Brading Haven Icebreaker Series 2022 day 1 Brading Haven Icebreaker Series 2022 day 1 Forty intrepid crews took to their dinghies on Bembridge Harbour Forty intrepid crews took to their dinghies on Bembridge Harbour on Sunday for the first two races of the annual Brading Haven YC Open Icebreaker 12 race series, from January to March with the event open to all Island clubs and their dinghy classes. by Polly Schafer Posted 18 Jan 18:47 GMT RORC Transatlantic Race: L4 Trifork finishes RORC Transatlantic Race: L4 Trifork finishes An elapsed time of 9 days 10 hrs 27 mins for the modified Volvo 70 At sunset on the tenth day of the RORC Transatlantic Race, the modified Volvo 70 L4 Trifork (DEN) finished the RORC Transatlantic Race in an elapsed time of 9 days 10 hrs 27 mins and 58 secs. by Louay Habib Posted 18 Jan 16:33 GMT Medway RC Laser Winter Series event 5 Medway RC Laser Winter Series event 5 Racing at Barton's Point Country Park, Isle of Sheppey With bright sunshine and a SW breeze 12 boats took to the water. Wind speed was at about 6 knots so without discussion the A Rig was boasted by all. by Jamie Blair Posted 18 Jan 13:53 GMT Interview with Marine Resources CEO and Founder Interview with Marine Resources CEO and Founder James Ward talks about the dramatic shift in the jobs market The marine industry has boomed since the pandemic as more people discover the benefits of being out on the water, leading to dramatic shift in the jobs market. by Mark Jardine Posted 18 Jan 13:00 GMT Dun Laoghaire Frostbite Series 2 Day 3 Dun Laoghaire Frostbite Series 2 Day 3 3rd Time Lucky! Racing underway at the third attempt After two Sundays of high wind forecasts leading to the cancellation of racing the Viking Marine sponsored Frostbites Series 2, post-Christmas, got under way yesterday in bright sunshine and good winds. by Cormac Bradley Posted 18 Jan 12:21 GMT WASZP European Games - Pre-event Clinic announced WASZP European Games - Pre-event Clinic announced To be held at CAR Murcia for 4 days ahead of the main event With excitement building around the 2022 WASZP European Games held at CAR Murcia in the south of Spain at one of the premier foiling venues in the world Mar Menor. by WASZP Posted 18 Jan 11:31 GMT Jack Fenwick joins RS Sailing Jack Fenwick joins RS Sailing As RS21 Class Manager! It's been a few weeks since I started working for RS Sailing and six years since I joined the RYA before that. Not believing in taking time off between roles, I had 14 hours between jobs before diving straight into the new position. by Jack Fenwick, RS21 Class Manager Posted 18 Jan 09:55 GMT Paddy Hutchings takes on Solitaire Du Figaro Paddy Hutchings takes on Solitaire Du Figaro 21-year-old sailor from Plymouth's #Sail4Sustainability Project Paddy Hutchings is a 21-year-old sailor from Plymouth and from an early age, grew up sailing around the South West. He has been lucky enough to have had the opportunity to take sailing to the next level. by Paddy Hutchings Posted 18 Jan 07:36 GMT RORC Transatlantic Race: Battle on for overall win RORC Transatlantic Race: Battle on for overall win 1 teams are still racing in the Atlantic to claim the RORC Transatlantic Race Trophy On the tenth day of the RORC Transatlantic Race, 21 teams are still racing in the Atlantic for the overall win and to claim the RORC Transatlantic Race Trophy. by Louay Habib Posted 18 Jan 00:43 GMT 2021: The Data Is In 2021: The Data Is In The push towards data-driven performance enhancement rolls on Every year the push towards data-driven performance enhancement rolls on. More sailors get dialled-in to more data inputs, and the gap widens between those adopting smarter race tactics & training practises and those left behind. by Cyclops Marine Posted 17 Jan 16:30 GMT New Innovative Rooster Tech Sweater New Innovative Rooster Tech Sweater Hooded full zip sweater with TPU bonded mid layer for added wind-resistance Hooded full zip sweater with TPU bonded mid layer for added wind-resistance. The perfect mid layer for on land and on the water! A durable top serving as a dual purpose sweater/jacket due to its windproof and shower-resistant qualities. by Rooster Posted 17 Jan 15:41 GMT 12th Monaco Optimist Team Race overall 12th Monaco Optimist Team Race overall The regatta has been a reference for international sailors in this discipline since 2010 They did it - after their victory in 2020, the American national team clinched another win at the 12th Monaco Optimist Team Race that saw 60 young sailors out on the water from 15 nations. by Isabelle Andrieux Posted 17 Jan 15:28 GMT Comanche's RORC Transatlantic Race video Comanche's RORC Transatlantic Race video After seting a new race record for the 3,000nm race from Lanzarote to Grenada The 30.48m (100ft) VPLP Design/Verdier Maxi Comanche, skippered by Mitch Booth, took Monohull Line Honours in the 2022 RORC Transatlantic Race, winning the magnificent IMA Trophy. by Louay Habib Posted 17 Jan 12:17 GMT Bough Beech SC's Open Icicle Series day 3 Bough Beech SC's Open Icicle Series day 3 Light and variable westerly makes the racing tricky After a boisterous opening to the Icicle, we have had two, mostly fine Sundays of light and variable westerlies which, because of the orientation of Bough Beech reservoir, is trickier for race teams and competitors alike. by Nick Marden Posted 17 Jan 11:13 GMT Bembridge Illusion January Jacket 2022 Bembridge Illusion January Jacket 2022 High turnout despite the light to non-existent wind Saturday was set up, thanks to Olly Laughton-Scott and Graham Sunderland, as a 'coached' racing day with Graham kindly offering the benefits of his wide ranging racing experience to everyone who could make the early start. by Mike Samuelson Posted 17 Jan 11:03 GMT At the front of the fleet. At the front of the fleet. Handy position to be in. no matter whether it is icy pole sticks in a drain, or ocean racers at sea. Handy position to be in, no matter whether it is icy pole sticks in a drain, or Grand Prix boats out in the big blue. Since my last ditty, I noticed that three podiums in the one race were all powered by North Sails... by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 16 Jan 21:00 GMT Comanche sets RORC Transatlantic Race record Comanche sets RORC Transatlantic Race record Winning the magnificent IMA Trophy The 30.48m (100ft) VPLP Design/Verdier Maxi Comanche, skippered by Mitch Booth, has taken Monohull Line Honours in the 2022 RORC Transatlantic Race, winning the magnificent IMA Trophy. by Louay Habib Posted 16 Jan 19:57 GMT Meet Henri-Lloyd's New Ambassador Meet Henri-Lloyd's New Ambassador Mitch Tonks shares a mutual passion for preserving our oceans Proud to introduce their new ambassador & pioneer of sustainably sourced British seafood, Mitch Tonks. Founder & CEO of seafood restaurant group, Rockfish, Co-Founder of the Devon Environment Foundation & UK Ambassador for the Marine Stewardship Council. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 16 Jan 12:00 GMT The dream builders The dream builders Putting together all of the building blocks for a successful Vendée Globe project Putting together all of the building blocks which form a successful Vendée Globe project is a seemingly endless task. by Vendee Globe Posted 16 Jan 10:53 GMT Comanche takes Monohull Line Honours Comanche takes Monohull Line Honours Winning the magnificent IMA Trophy and setting a new RORC Transatlantic Race record Comanche (CAY) - the 30.48m (100ft) VPLP Design/Verdier Maxi, skippered by Mitch Booth (AUS), has taken Monohull Line Honours in the 2022 RORC Transatlantic Race - crossing the Grenada finish line off Camper and Nicholsons Port Louis Marina. by Louay Habib Posted 16 Jan 09:29 GMT All systems go for the Fireball Worlds in Ireland All systems go for the Fireball Worlds in Ireland To be held at Lough Derg Yacht Club, Dromineer in August With the publication of the Notice of Race and the opening of the online entry system it's all systems go for the Fireball World Championship at Lough Derg Yacht Club, Dromineer in August. by Frank Miller Posted 16 Jan 08:49 GMT Pip Hare to open the doors to BoatLife Live Pip Hare to open the doors to BoatLife Live The celebrated sailor will officially open the show to visitors and the media Pip Hare to open the doors to BoatLife Live this FebruaryPip Hare, who needs very little introduction as the 8th woman in history to complete the Vendee Globe, will be the first big name to open the inaugural show. by Hayley Harris Posted 16 Jan 08:30 GMT 18ft Skiff NSW Championship in Sydney race 6 18ft Skiff NSW Championship in Sydney race 6 A third race win in the series for the Tech2 team The third race win of the NSW 18ft Skiff Championship to the Tech2 team of Jack Macartney, Charlie Wyatt and Lewis Brake, in Race 6 on Sydney Harbour today, puts it into the equal lead of the series with just two more races to be sailed. by Frank Quealey Posted 16 Jan 07:33 GMT RS Aero East Coast Championship 2022 day 2 RS Aero East Coast Championship 2022 day 2 Being held at the RPAYC on Sydney's Pittwater There was a mixed bag of conditions for Day 2 of the RS Aero East Coast Championship being held at the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club this weekend on Sydney's Pittwater. by Bow Caddy Media Posted 16 Jan 05:07 GMT The Ocean Race - One year to go! The Ocean Race - One year to go! Leg one of The Ocean Race 2022-23 will start on January 15, 2023 Leg one of The Ocean Race 2022-23 will start on January 15, 2023, from Alicante, Spain. by The Ocean Race Posted 16 Jan 01:59 GMT Multihull Line Honours in RORC Transatlantic Race Multihull Line Honours in RORC Transatlantic Race Multi70 Maserati crosses the finish line first in Grenada Giovanni Soldini's Multi70 Maserati has taken Multihull Line Honours in the RORC Transatlantic Race, crossing the finish line outside Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina in Grenada at 05:51:41 UTC on Saturday 15th January (Corrected: 6d 18h 51m 41s). by Louay Habib Posted 15 Jan 19:28 GMT Maiden sets sail on three-year world tour Maiden sets sail on three-year world tour All-female crew departs from Dubai Maiden's eagerly awaited departure on the 2021-2024 World Tour took place today when the iconic yacht left the Dubai Offshore Sailing Club on her 90,000nm journey, skippered by the legendary Marie-Claude Kieffer Heys. by The Maiden Factor Posted 15 Jan 12:11 GMT Win a £200 Rooster voucher Win a £200 Rooster voucher And 2 free tickets to the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show This year the RYA Dinghy and Watersports Show is back with a new venue, Farnborough International Exhibition Centre, and we're going bigger and better than ever with more activations, talks, offers, products and competitions. by Rooster Posted 15 Jan 09:00 GMT RS Sailing share teaser of the brand new RS Toura RS Sailing share teaser of the brand new RS Toura Coming soon! The new adventure cruising / training dinghy Coming soon! The new adventure cruising / training dinghy. by RS Sailing Posted 15 Jan 08:30 GMT Maserati takes Multihull Line Honours Maserati takes Multihull Line Honours After intense battle in the RORC Transatlantic Race After an intense Atlantic battle, Giovanni Soldini's Multi70 (ITA) Maserati has crossed the finish line first in the 8th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race, finishing at 05:51:41 UTC in Grenada on Saturday 15 January to take Multihull Line Honours. by Louay Habib Posted 15 Jan 08:23 GMT The RWYC 'Original Lonely Rock' race The RWYC 'Original Lonely Rock' race Discounted entry fees available We have pleasure in offering the RWYC 'Original Lonely Rock Race' (OLR2022) in association with the Royal Victoria Yacht Club, starting at 1400hrs on Sunday 17th July 2022. by Adrian Gray Posted 15 Jan 07:33 GMT 2022 International WASZP Class Membership 2022 International WASZP Class Membership The IWCM is an important part of the WASZP community and culture It is time to renew your 2022 International WASZP Class Membership, WASZP has worked hard to provide significant value for our International Class Members. In 2022 we will be providing over $AU100 value to our members for $AU99. by Marc Ablett Posted 15 Jan 07:08 GMT Monaco Optimist Team Race day 1 Monaco Optimist Team Race day 1 Americans take the lead in this 12th edition of the event The 12th Monaco Optimist Team Race, an international regatta for the team racing elite in this class kicked off today, organised by Yacht Club de Monaco with support from FxPro, Eventica, Fonbet, technical clothing supplier Slam and boatyard Erplast. by Isabelle Andrieux Posted 14 Jan 21:55 GMT Current holders battle it out double-handed Current holders battle it out double-handed News from the smallest boat in the RORC Transatlantic Race One of the top offshore yachts in the UK is currently Mid-Atlantic vying for a top spot in the most competitive international fleet to race the Atlantic possibly ever and they just have two persons aboard. by Kate Cope Posted 14 Jan 19:58 GMT Sea Cadets' Chief Executive receives CBE Sea Cadets' Chief Executive receives CBE Charity's positive impact on young people recognised by Queen The positive impact that youth charity Sea Cadets is having has been recognised through the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) medal awarded to its Chief Executive, Martin Coles. by Michelle Pellegrino Posted 14 Jan 19:37 GMT Your winter wardrobe essentials, from Musto Your winter wardrobe essentials, from Musto What's the secret to staying warm and comfortable during the winter months? What's the secret to staying warm and comfortable during the winter months? Musto. Look no further, we've got your winter wardrobe sorted. by Musto Posted 14 Jan 17:00 GMT New website for Grafham Water SC New website for Grafham Water SC With live webcam, weather information, online entry and results In time for the 2022 racing season, Grafham Water SC has launched a new website featuring new photography and simplified navigation. It replaces a previous site dating back to 2013 which was no longer able to cater for the growing needs of the club. by Peter Gee Posted 14 Jan 16:19 GMT RORC Transatlantic Race Day 7 - Multihull action RORC Transatlantic Race Day 7 - Multihull action On the morning of the seventh day of the RORC Transatlantic Race news in from PowerPlay and Argo con At dawn in Grenada on Saturday 15th January, a grandstand multihull finish is expected at Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina. The wounded beast Maserati is in third. Comanche is under 900 miles from Grenada and odds on for a new monohull race record. by Louay Habib Posted 14 Jan 15:02 GMT The Ocean Race announces Official Timing Partner The Ocean Race announces Official Timing Partner The countdown is on and Ulysse Nardin will be responsible for all race timings With just one year to go to the start gun for leg one, the countdown is on and Ulysse Nardin, the pioneering Swiss watch manufacturer, has become the official timekeeper of the Race. by The Ocean Race Posted 14 Jan 12:32 GMT Sebastian Kempe is Youth Sailing World Champion Sebastian Kempe is Youth Sailing World Champion Bermuda collects its first gold medal at this event Sebastian, age 16, a full boarding pupil and sailing scholar from Bermuda, performed consistently well all week, and held second place until the final day where he sailed into the lead securing first place in the Men's Laser Radial class. by Beth Catchpole Posted 14 Jan 10:34 GMT Hyde Sails – Solo Focus Hyde Sails – Solo Focus V7 Sail developement, plus a range of covers and accessories Hyde Sails took the decision to put greater resource in the One-Design classes back at the start of 2021, Ben McGrane was brought into the company as a dedicated manager for this sector of the business. by Hyde Sails Posted 14 Jan 08:53 GMT RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show sponsors announced RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show sponsors announced Long term supporters Suzuki Marine confirmed as the title sponsor The RYA are delighted to confirm Suzuki Marine as the title sponsor for the 2022 RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show. Suzuki have been supporters since 2007 as long-term exhibitors and providers of club safety boat packages. by RYA Posted 14 Jan 05:44 GMT
Seldén's new dinghy deck hardware makes UK debutThe show, at its new Farnborough International venue, will be the first time that Seldén's new manual ratchet and soft attachment blocks have been showcased at a physical show since their introduction last year.Interview with Marine Resources CEO and FounderThe marine industry has boomed since the pandemic as more people discover the benefits of being out on the water, leading to dramatic shift in the jobs market.Jack Fenwick joins RS SailingIt's been a few weeks since I started working for RS Sailing and six years since I joined the RYA before that. Not believing in taking time off between roles, I had 14 hours between jobs before diving straight into the new position.At the front of the fleet.Handy position to be in, no matter whether it is icy pole sticks in a drain, or Grand Prix boats out in the big blue. Since my last ditty, I noticed that three podiums in the one race were all powered by North Sails...2021: The Data Is InEvery year the push towards data-driven performance enhancement rolls on. More sailors get dialled-in to more data inputs, and the gap widens between those adopting smarter race tactics & training practises and those left behind.America's Cup U-turn, 16ft Skiffs shineAmerica's Cup land never fails to deliver on drama, and the past week saw plenty of it as American Magic confirmed their intention to compete in the 37th America's Cup (AC37), representing the New York Yacht Club (NYYC).New Innovative Rooster Tech SweaterHooded full zip sweater with TPU bonded mid layer for added wind-resistance. The perfect mid layer for on land and on the water! A durable top serving as a dual purpose sweater/jacket due to its windproof and shower-resistant qualities.The Twelve Days of FiveO ChristmasThe 5o5 class grabbed the media spotlight with the '12 days of 5o5 Christmas'. The premise was simple, for instead of calling birds, pipers a piping and French hens, there were twelve superb Christophe Favreau photographs.Meet Henri-Lloyd's New AmbassadorProud to introduce their new ambassador & pioneer of sustainably sourced British seafood, Mitch Tonks. Founder & CEO of seafood restaurant group, Rockfish, Co-Founder of the Devon Environment Foundation & UK Ambassador for the Marine Stewardship Council.Sterling effort.Singling out the Two-Handers in the Hobart is in no way belittling any of the 50 crews who made it through the first night in the washing machine.Pip Hare to open the doors to BoatLife LivePip Hare to open the doors to BoatLife Live this FebruaryPip Hare, who needs very little introduction as the 8th woman in history to complete the Vendee Globe, will be the first big name to open the inaugural show.Life through a lensWe spend much of our time on our smartphones, snapping away photos at this, that, and everything, and increasingly our phone cameras are giving us tips about suggested focus points and camera modes.Win a £200 Rooster voucherThis year the RYA Dinghy and Watersports Show is back with a new venue, Farnborough International Exhibition Centre, and we're going bigger and better than ever with more activations, talks, offers, products and competitions.Arrested developmentLet's start with a little Christmas Quiz and play spot the odd one out. Numerically, the Merlin Rockets are our most successful development class, but in this classic shot from a crowded Salcombe, can you recognise the one boat that ISN'T a Winder?RS Sailing share teaser of the brand new RS TouraComing soon! The new adventure cruising / training dinghy.The Top 10 Sailing Stories of 2021 - The Top FiveIt's the second and final part of Mark Jardine and Andy Rice's annual round-up of the 10 most read stories from 2021 on Mark's websites, YachtsandYachting.com and Sail-World.com.