15 January 2014

Line Squall hits Club Sailing Race (video)

Line Squall hits Club Sailing Race!: "Line Squall hits Club Sailing Race!" - Yacht club sailboat race around the bouys on a Wednesday night gets hit by a line squall, winds in access of 30 knots with gusts close to 40 knots. Aboard a Jeanneau 39i Performance s/v Black Diamond. Check our blog also at www.sailboatcruise.ca (Uploaded on Dec 31, 2011)

Sailing: Dalton struggling to find funds
Newstalk ZB
Team New Zealand managing director Grant Dalton is struggling to find the funding to put together another round the world sailing campaign. Dalton's given himself until March to find the 17 million Euros needed to enter the next Volvo. "I just can't ...

Scuttlebutt turns 4000
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Scuttlebutt was first launched in 1997, well before regatta organizers and the sailing media had embraced the Internet. The early focus of the email newsletter was Southern California, but as interest in the publication grew both nationally and ...

Common ground: America's Cup and 18ft Skiffs
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Two of the highest profile sailing classes for more than 100 years have been the America's Cup and the 18ft Skiffs. While the 18s have been famous for their spectacular speed and wild rides/capsizes, The America's Cup has been contested mainly by large...

Premiere Racing, Inc. | Quantum Key West 2014: January 19 – 24, 2014: "Key West, Florida Keys - Quantum Key West 2014 is gearing up for its trademark full week of racing on the aqua-colored waters off the coast of the Conch Republic. From the professional-laden 52 Class to top tier club-oriented programs in the PHRF classes, this midwinter classic offers something for everyone..."

Clipper fleet enjoys champagne sailing to scoring gate
My Sailing
As the fleet leave behind the Southern Ocean once again, and head into the Coral Sea and its tropical climate Derry~Londonderry~Doire show no signs of relinquishing its minimal but early lead. However, with less than 20 miles separating the first nine ...

2014 Oceanbridge Sail Auckland: Top internationals line up in Laser
Sail World
All three NZL Sailing Team Laser campaigners, and New Zealand's best up-and-comers, will be joined by top international competitors from Australia, Sweden, Ireland, Norway, Singapore, the Netherlands and Korea for the 2014 Oceanbridge Sail Auckland.

Reaching and racing: Is the pendulum swinging back?
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Many of the most memorable races I sailed when young included reaches. A J/24 Worlds with an around Jamestown race, windsurfing races, and Laser regattas with crazy fast and long reaches immediately come to mind. The best were a number of 420 ...

Maserati smashes Cape to Rio Race record
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
“We have been sailing in winds varying from 6 knots to 12 knots, right from behind in swelly conditions,” said Kushner. “This means that it is very difficult to keep the kite trimmed all the time.. and this means not such good speed. We are still ...

Sam Newton compares 18 foot skiffs to AC boats
My Sailing
Two of the highest profile sailing classes for more than 100 years have been The America's Cup and the 18ft Skiffs. While the 18s have been famous for their spectacular speed and wild rides/capsizes, The America's Cup has been contested mainly by large...

Fleet sets sail from St Lucia in World Arc Rally 2014/15
Cruising World
Second across the line was the Discovery 55 Hebe (GBR) sailed by Andrew and Jane Lax followed by the X-612 CHIKA-lu (GER) owned by Hubert Hirschfeld. The remainder of the fleet followed in close succession creating an excellent display. Joining them ...

Topper Worlds 2014 at Pwllheli Get Sponsor
The International Topper Class Association and Clwb Hwylio Pwllheli Sailing Club have announced that local chandlery company, Firmhelm are supporting the World Championship 2014. Over 700 sailors, coaches and their families are expected to ...

Musket Cove Fiji Regatta - An event like no other
Sail World
Musket Cove Fiji Regatta is open to all-comers – cruising and racing sailors who are sailing through this beautiful part of the world aboard monohulls or multihulls. The event is all about casual fun and camaraderie – people having good times on and ...

Looking Back: America's Cup, Volvo Ocean Race, Record-Setting
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Aboard a 110-foot trimaran named after an American Indian, Geronimo, 11 French sailors are preparing for one wild ride. Fittingly, Geronimo's captain – the five-time circumnavigator and the former French radio personality Olivier de Kersauson – has a ...

Clipper Race 2013-14: leg five trip from Brisbane to China could be hardest of ...
... of windless wilderness through the glassy seas around Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia could come as a shock to the 79 new crewmembers who might have thought they'd signed up for some breezy 'champagne' sailing across the world's oceans.

French sailing legend Sidney Gavignet assembles international specialist team ...
BYM News (press release)
Gavignet is signed on to skipper for EFG Bank (Monaco). 760 nautical miles will be raced over 15 days of the competition. The freedom of racing in shorts and t-shirts during the northern hemisphere winter is part of the draw for international sailing ...

Rupert Murdoch finds a buyer for his $29.7m sailing yacht - Telegraph
Rosehearty, the $29.7m (£18m) sailing yacht owned by News Corp and 21st Century Fox chairman Rupert Murdoch, has been sold after less than four months ...

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