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Lyme Regis Boat Building Academy Open Day Lyme Regis Boat Building Academy Open Day Offering visitors the chance to see the latest student-built boats The world-renowned Boat Building Academy (BBA) in Lyme Regis will hold its annual Open Day on Saturday April 27th, offering visitors the chance to see the latest student-built boats, find out about courses on offer and enjoy entertainment and food. by Boat Building Academy Posted 12 Apr 11:45 BST Shustoke SC ILCA Midland Grand Prix Shustoke SC ILCA Midland Grand Prix Six visitors join six home fleet boats despite the rather wild forecast Despite the rather wild forecast of 40+knot gusts courtesy of Storm Kathleen, six visitors joined six home boats for the annual Shustoke SC ILCA Midland Grand Prix, sponsored by Sailingfast. by Olly Saunders Posted 12 Apr 11:34 BST Inland & Coastal sponsors Autism On The Water Inland & Coastal sponsors Autism On The Water A registered charity committed to raising awareness of the autistic spectrum The pontoon and water access specialist, Inland & Coastal Marina Systems, is thrilled to announce its sponsorship of Autism On The Water for 2024. by Inland and Coastal Marina Systems Posted 12 Apr 09:42 BST Cap-Martinique sets sail on 14th April Cap-Martinique sets sail on 14th April 60 boats set to start from La Trinité-sur-Mer The Cap-Martinique is back! Following on from the success of the first edition, in 2022, the transatlantic race for amateurs is returning and entry tickets are already sold out. by Cap Martinique Posted 12 Apr 09:39 BST Royal Western Yacht Club '1884 Twilight' Series Royal Western Yacht Club '1884 Twilight' Series 1825hrs, Wednesday 24th April will see the start of the first race 1825hrs, Wednesday 24th April will see the start of the first race in the all new RWYC 1884 Twilight Series. by Adrian Gray Posted 12 Apr 08:30 BST Pen Duick VI triumphs in McIntyre Ocean Globe Race Pen Duick VI triumphs in McIntyre Ocean Globe Race Emotional scenes as Marie Tabarly skipper of Pen Duick VI FR crosses the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes Emotional scenes as Marie Tabarly skipper of Pen Duick VI FR crosses the Royal Yacht Squadron finish line at 22:52 UTC, 11th April after 37 challenging days at sea and 6814nm sailed, taking the treasured double - "provisional" first in line honours. by Ocean Globe Race Posted 12 Apr 07:33 BST 12 teams to compete in the Carmela Cup 12 teams to compete in the Carmela Cup for the RYA Two Boat Keelboat Team Racing Championship A long standing favourite among team racers, the Royal Thames Yacht Club's Carmela Cup will see more teams than ever competing to claim the title of UK National Champion. by Jack Fenwick Posted 12 Apr 05:54 BST America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ reveal AC75 America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ reveal AC75 Emirates Team New Zealand unexpectedly rolled their new AC75 out of the shed, on Friday Emirates Team New Zealand unexpectedly rolled their new AC75 out of the shed, on Friday, during a break in the gales which have been lashing Auckland. by Sail-World.com/nz Posted 12 Apr 02:56 BST UK Cape 31 Class Race Circuit Kicks Off Friday UK Cape 31 Class Race Circuit Kicks Off Friday The beginning of what is looking to be an epic season The UK Cape 31 Class Race Circuit is set to kick off tomorrow at the Royal Southern Yacht Club, the beginning of what is looking to be an epic season. by Tor Tomlinson Cheney Posted 11 Apr 22:38 BST Nick Craig back on top of OK Dinghy World Rankings Nick Craig back on top of OK Dinghy World Rankings For the first time in 14 years after winning the 2024 Worlds in Brisbane Britain's Nick Craig is back on top of the OK Dinghy World Ranking List for the first time in 14 years, moving up four places. by Robert Deaves Posted 11 Apr 20:23 BST $10,000 climate action grant up for grabs $10,000 climate action grant up for grabs Emirates GBR SailGP Team Purpose Partner, the 1851 Trust, joins forces with Butterfield in Bermuda Butterfield has partnered with Emirates GBR SailGP Team's Purpose Partner, the 1851 Trust, as the Official Bermuda Impact Partner for their Protect Our Future schools programme taking place alongside the Bermuda SailGP event this coming May. by Emirates GBR SailGP Team Posted 11 Apr 18:57 BST Worrell 1000 50th Anniversary Race: 30 days to go Worrell 1000 50th Anniversary Race: 30 days to go 2024 marks the 23rd running of the race The countdown timer on the official website for the Worrell 1000 is now down to just 30 days - Twelve teams representing five countries will descend upon the beach adjacent to the Hollywood Beach Marriott in Florida. by Worrell 1000 Posted 11 Apr 17:44 BST Thorpe Bay Yacht Club Cadet Start of Season Update Thorpe Bay Yacht Club Cadet Start of Season Update Exciting plans and projects for the club's cadet fleet Through the winter the Cadet Committee with the support of the General Committee have been busy beavering away with some exciting plans and projects for the club's cadet fleet. by Lindsay Rainbow, TBYC Cadet Rep Posted 11 Apr 15:30 BST GWA Wingfoil World Cup France 2024 Day 4 GWA Wingfoil World Cup France 2024 Day 4 Suardiaz and MacDonald defend their Surf-Freestyle titles with outstanding performances As dawn broke on day four of the GWA Wingfoil World Cup Leucate we were greeted by golden rays and tramontane winds, promising another day of thrilling competition. by Holly Keenan Posted 11 Apr 15:19 BST Looe Sailing Club's 90th anniversary celebrations Looe Sailing Club's 90th anniversary celebrations Celebrate 90 years of raising sails and delivering expectations It has always 'boasted' one of the least attractive facades of any sailing club in the world - a dark varnished door opening on to a tiny back-street thoroughfare, with kiss-me-quick holiday souvenirs and food outlets as neighbours. by John Collings Posted 11 Apr 14:24 BST Tips on doing your first regatta. Tips on doing your first regatta. What to do and bring to get invited back again! It can be nerve-wracking going to your first big event. You may have sailed with the crew before the odd time, or sailed similar types of boat, but a regatta has a different feel to it, and has its own needs. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 11 Apr 12:00 BST Upcoming Big Air event in France: a complete guide Upcoming Big Air event in France: a complete guide The men's line-up contains six French riders, including a former GKA Freestyle world champion The world's leading Big Air kiteboarding athletes are set to battle at Lords of Tram in Barcarès, France, as the Qatar Airways GKA Kite World Tour teams up with the renowned event for the second successive year. by GKA Kite World Tour Posted 11 Apr 11:35 BST RS400 class return to Torquay for 2024 Nationals RS400 class return to Torquay for 2024 Nationals The Royal Torbay Yacht Club are looking forward to welcoming the sailors in August The Royal Torbay Yacht Club are looking forward to welcoming RS400 sailors from around the country to come and join them at this event and enjoy racing on some of the finest sailing waters in the world. by Royal Torbay Yacht Club Posted 11 Apr 10:00 BST Over 50 entries already for the Drheam-Cup Over 50 entries already for the Drheam-Cup With three months to go until the Grand Prix de France de Course au Large Entries to the fifth edition of the Drheam-Cup / Grand Prix de France de Course au Large have been open since 2 January and are coming in steadily, with over 50 entries already with three months to go. by Drheam Cup Posted 11 Apr 09:57 BST CompareYachtInsurance.com sponsors RSYC 4x4 champs CompareYachtInsurance.com sponsors RSYC 4x4 champs CompareYachtInsurance.com sponsors RSYC 4x4 champs CompareYachtInsurance.com Announces Sponsorship of Royal Southern Yacht Club 4x4 Championship – Round 1 13th and 14th April 2024 by Marcel Herrera Posted 11 Apr 09:45 BST Strong is smart Strong is smart Pin-to-pin load monitoring hits 10 tonnes! Whether your goals are confident cruising or optimised performance, the more you understand about your yacht, the more you can achieve. by Cyclops Marine Posted 10 Apr 14:30 BST Russell-Cooke Silicon Cup Regatta 2024 Preview Russell-Cooke Silicon Cup Regatta 2024 Preview IT industry sets sail for charity, returning to the Solent in September The flagship charity sailing event for the IT industry is back to support life-changing causes in 2024. The Russell-Cooke Silicon Cup Regatta returns this September to The Solent for the annual two-day charity event. by Tara Leishman Posted 10 Apr 13:07 BST Medway YC Holdfast Keelboat Regatta 2024 Preview Medway YC Holdfast Keelboat Regatta 2024 Preview Taking place on 12th, 13th and 14th July The Medway Yacht Club looks forward to hosting and welcoming members and visitors to the 2024 Holdfast Medway Yacht Club Keelboat Regatta to take place on 12th, 13th and 14th July 2024. We are grateful to all our sponsors for their support. by Medway Yacht Club Posted 10 Apr 11:49 BST America's Cup simulator game has first race America's Cup simulator game has first race Eight top sailors sail first race ahead of upcoming America's Cup e-sports regatta The official simulation videogame of the 2024 America's Cup and upcoming e-sports championship was launched on Tuesday in Barcelona, bringing together the sailing and virtual worlds. by America's Cup Media/Sail-World NZ Posted 10 Apr 09:50 BST GWA Wingfoil World Cup France 2024 Day 3 GWA Wingfoil World Cup France 2024 Day 3 Surf-freestyle discipline kicks off with a bang Day three of the GWA Wingfoil World Cup Leucate began with a bright and early start for the riders, who awoke to nuking 40+ knots winds rattling through the Viglamo village, southern France. by Holly Keenan Posted 10 Apr 09:44 BST Tony Morgan passes away Tony Morgan passes away The 1964 Olympic silver medallist led a remarkable life It is with deep sorrow and a sense of profound loss that we bid farewell to Arthur (Tony) William Crawford Morgan, whose remarkable life journey stands as a testament to adventure, achievement, and an irreverent spirit that defied convention. by The Morgan Family Posted 10 Apr 08:45 BST Exclusive Southampton Boat Show limited time offer Exclusive Southampton Boat Show limited time offer Free ticket for RYA members Southampton International Boat Show, Britain's biggest and best festival of boating, is back and RYA members can take advantage of an exclusive FREE ticket, plus up to two half-price tickets. by RYA Press Office Posted 10 Apr 08:00 BST Cascais J70 Winter Series - 6th Stage Cascais J70 Winter Series - 6th Stage Current J70 European Champions top the table The current J70 European Champions, Solyd Property Developers/SailCascais, of Vasco Serpa, Paulo Manso, Bernardo Plantier and Diogo Pinto, from Cascais topped the table in the 6th stage to take also the full Cascais J70 Winter Series title. by Clube Naval de Cascais Posted 9 Apr 18:22 BST IMA Caribbean Maxi Multihull Series concludes IMA Caribbean Maxi Multihull Series concludes Allegra claims inaugural series by a point The first running of the International Maxi Association's Caribbean Maxi Multihull Series concluded on Sunday with the end of the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival held out of Nanny Cay, Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. by James Boyd / International Maxi Association Posted 9 Apr 18:11 BST The Ocean Race and IOC UNESCO collaborate The Ocean Race and IOC UNESCO collaborate Contributing towards the science we need for the ocean we want In the lead up to the 2024 Ocean Decade Conference, The Ocean Race today shared the impact of the data collected by teams and sailors through the race's science on board programme. by The Ocean Race Posted 9 Apr 18:11 BST Louis Robein assisted by Argentinian Navy Louis Robein assisted by Argentinian Navy He was very fatigued when the incident happened Yesterday Louis Robein arrived safely in Ushuaia after his unfortunate ordeal, running aground in Bahia Aguirre, in the southeastern peninsula of Mitre in the Tierra del Fuego. by Marco Nannini / Global Solo Challenge Posted 9 Apr 17:27 BST NSSA National Youth Regatta Preview NSSA National Youth Regatta Preview Returning to Bassenthwaite Sailing Club in July This year's NSSA National Youth Regatta returns to Bassenthwaite SC in Cumbria. It's some eleven years since Bassenthwaite last hosted this mega youth sailing event, where hundreds of youth sailors from all over the UK compete as part of regional teams. by Bass Press Posted 9 Apr 16:59 BST Actisense collaborate with Raymarine Actisense collaborate with Raymarine On NMEA support for Pathfinder system Actisense are pleased to announce a new collaboration with Raymarine, world leaders in marine electronics. Working to maximise NMEA data efficiency with their ground-breaking Pathfinder system. by Actisense Posted 9 Apr 15:58 BST Cadet Alf Simmonds Memorial Trophy at Plymouth Cadet Alf Simmonds Memorial Trophy at Plymouth 50 entrants, 4 spanking new boats, 3 fleets and 1 new squadron If this weekend's Alf Simmonds Trophy told us anything about the UK Cadet Class it is that it is on the up; fifty entrants, four spanking new boats, three fleets and one new squadron joining the Cadet Circuit. by Alice Thorogood, Lorna & Sean Nee, Angela Cox Posted 9 Apr 15:42 BST GWA Wingfoil World Cup France 2024 Day 1 GWA Wingfoil World Cup France 2024 Day 1 Wingfoilers take centre stage at Mondial du Vent Yesterday marked the first day of competition at the GWA Wingfoil World Cup Leucate, heralding the debut of riders onto the grand stage to showcase their latest manoeuvres and skills honed during the off-season. by Holly Keenan Posted 9 Apr 15:11 BST All Hands on Deck at sailing clubs All Hands on Deck at sailing clubs To fundraise for the RNLI in 200th anniversary year The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is marking 200 years of saving lives at sea in 2024, and the charity is inviting sailing clubs to celebrate with them. by RNLI / GJW Direct Posted 9 Apr 12:00 BST America's Cup launches Official Game America's Cup launches Official Game AC Sailing built on simulation technology used by America's Cup teams, will be available for free AC Sailing, the ultimate regatta simulator built on actual simulation technology used by America's Cup teams, will be available for free download on Epic Store and Steam from today April 9th, 19:00 CET by America's Cup Media Posted 9 Apr 10:53 BST 2027 Ocean Globe announced 2027 Ocean Globe announced Pen Duick VI set for Leg 4 line honours As the end of the 2023 McIntyre Ocean Globe Race draws closer, the big question is who will win this historic 50th Anniversary celebration of the first-ever Whitbread Race? And the French are dominating. by Ocean Globe Race Posted 9 Apr 00:18 BST GP14 Midland Bell Open at Chase GP14 Midland Bell Open at Chase An exciting day of sailing with the breeze blowing straight down the lake After arriving at The Chase Sailing Club on the morning of the GP14 open, the wind direction was a favourable NW breeze, blowing straight down the lake. by Isabel Tate & Chris Anderson Posted 8 Apr 20:18 BST Strong 100 footer competition IMA Maxi Europeans Strong 100 footer competition IMA Maxi Europeans 31 registered entries for May's event at the Circolo del Remo e della Vela Italia With seven weeks remaining until the third edition of the IMA Maxi European Championship, so far there have been 31 registered entries with 24 firmed up for the event, organised by the Circolo del Remo e della Vela Italia in conjunction with the IMA. by James Boyd / International Maxi Association Posted 8 Apr 20:11 BST Zhik put women on the podium Zhik put women on the podium With industry first sizing options Zhik, in a move that puts them at the forefront of women's water wear, has released the most comprehensive range of women's products in the brand's 20 year history. by Zhik Posted 8 Apr 18:30 BST Solo Spring Championship Preview Solo Spring Championship Preview The fleet is set for King George Sailing Club this Saturday This Saturday, April 13, the Solo fleet assemble at King George Sailing Club to contest the Spring Championship and with the club website boasting that it is 'the finest sailing club in North London', the competitors will surely be in for a treat. by Will Loy Posted 8 Apr 18:20 BST 2024 RYA Youth National Championships 2024 RYA Youth National Championships Top youth talents take home national titles Over 300 of the UK's best young racing talents battled it out in tough conditions at the 2024 RYA Youth National Championships, held at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy during the Easter break. by RYA Press Posted 8 Apr 16:59 BST Queen Mary Sailing Club Spring Series Week 5 Queen Mary Sailing Club Spring Series Week 5 A frisky 30 plus knots from the South West at launch time It was blowing a frisky 30 plus knots from the South West at launch time for week 5 of Queen Mary Spring Series, with gusts over 40 knots. by Orlando Gledhill Posted 8 Apr 13:05 BST SailGP: Chief Umpire unpacks dramatic incidents SailGP: Chief Umpire unpacks dramatic incidents SailGP's chief umpire Craig Mitchell has unpacked the penalty drama from Christchurch SailGP's chief umpire Craig Mitchell has unpacked all the penalty drama from Christchurch, which saw three teams lose season points after receiving devastating penalties. by SailGP Posted 8 Apr 12:09 BST The Ocean Race gathers critical polar ocean data The Ocean Race gathers critical polar ocean data From Antarctica and the Northwest Passage The Ocean Race is providing critical data to international scientists studying the impact of climate change and plastic pollution on ocean health. by The Ocean Race Posted 8 Apr 10:45 BST Final call for nominations Final call for nominations For the 2024 IACH Cape Horn Hall of Fame The return of the Ocean Globe and Global Solo Challenge round the world racers provides a timely reminder for sailing enthusiasts everywhere to nominate their favourite Cape Horner for the 2024 IACH Cape Horn Hall of Fame awards. by Barry Pickthall for IACH Posted 8 Apr 10:24 BST Rooster LongJohn Rooster LongJohn The most versatile piece of watersports gear Handy throughout the season, it can be used as a base for the rest of your kit. With the option to either boost with warm layers for colder sessions or worn with less on hotter days. by Rooster Posted 8 Apr 08:47 BST
Tips on doing your first regatta.It can be nerve-wracking going to your first big event. You may have sailed with the crew before the odd time, or sailed similar types of boat, but a regatta has a different feel to it, and has its own needs.All Hands on Deck at sailing clubsThe Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is marking 200 years of saving lives at sea in 2024, and the charity is inviting sailing clubs to celebrate with them.Strong is smartWhether your goals are confident cruising or optimised performance, the more you understand about your yacht, the more you can achieve.America's Cup and SailGP merge designsIn negotiations reminiscent of the PGA and LIV golf, an agreement has been come to by the America's Cup and SailGP to merge the design of the yachts used on the two high-profile circuits.Exclusive Southampton Boat Show limited time offerSouthampton International Boat Show, Britain's biggest and best festival of boating, is back and RYA members can take advantage of an exclusive FREE ticket, plus up to two half-price tickets.Thirteen from FourteenNot races in a sprint series. We're talking years! Yes. That's over a decade. Bruce McCracken's Beneteau First 45, Ikon, has just won Division One of the Range Series on Melbourne's Port Phillip to amass this most brilliant of achievements.Zhik put women on the podiumZhik, in a move that puts them at the forefront of women's water wear, has released the most comprehensive range of women's products in the brand's 20 year history.Sailing Chandlery's Founder Andrew DowleyThe business has gone from strength to strength, but never moved away from its ethos of getting sailing gear to the customer as fast as possible.Rooster LongJohnHandy throughout the season, it can be used as a base for the rest of your kit. With the option to either boost with warm layers for colder sessions or worn with less on hotter days.Shaking off the rustWhile I had sailed a couple of times already this year, Sunday was what I'd count as the start of my 'sailing season'. It's been a pretty grim February in the UK so the days getting longer and a bit drier is welcome.Get your spring adventure kit nowPlanning a spring adventure? Time to upgrade your gear? Then look no further for new season outdoor essentials, like t-shirts, shorts and travel bags.Remembering the early days of sailing races on TVDo you remember when certain classes managed to make the breakthrough into television coverage, and have a whole series filmed, not just appear briefly on a single show?Zhik delivers more Podium Winning PerformanceFor 20 years, Zhik have been leading innovators in designing wetsuits built for performance. Medal-winning suits, created with the best athletes, for those who aspire to be the best, the new performance range is a culmination of all this expertise.Winning at last!We'll get into detail on Firefly 503, Jacaranda, later on but maybe an even bigger story is how the Firefly Class came to be at the Olympics in the first place. To put things into perspective we first have to go back even further to the early 1930s.Vang King - Keep your boom upAs a leading manufacturing company specialising in high-performance hardware for racing dinghies and keelboats, we are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of innovation to enhance the sailing experience.The Maiden. A Triple. Four BulletsThe JJ Giltinan Championship is often referred to as the unofficial World Championship of the mighty and majestic 18-Footers. I kind of like our Managing Editor's name for them – The Kings of the Lowriding World. Yes. That most definitely suits.