• International fleet for Transatlantic Race 17/10/2018
    Crew from all over the world will be competing in the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race which sets off from Marina Lanzarote, Arrecife on Saturday November 24th. The 3,000 nautical mile-long race from the Canary Islands to Grenada is the final challenge in the Royal Ocean Racing Club's 2018 calendar, and is viewed as a transition to the RORC Caribbean 600 in […]
  • Nominations for DAME Design Award 17/10/2018
    The Jury of the globally recognised DAME Design Award 2018 competition has revealed the 63 products from a total field of 127 entries have been nominated to enter the final rounds of judgement. The DAME winners will be announced during the Breakfast Briefing in RAI Amsterdam on the opening day of METSTRADE 2018, taking place November 13-15 in the RAI Amsterd […]
  • Y-Flyer for Championship of Champions 17/10/2018
    Two-time event champion Mike Ingham (Rochester, N.Y.) and International Women’s Keelboat Champion Megan Ploch (Pelham, N.Y.) headline the 44th Championship of Champions regatta. Best described as a melting pot for one-design class champions, the regatta begins Friday, Oct. 19, at the Atlanta Yacht Club (Acworth, Ga.) with 17 teams set to battle for the Jack […]
  • College Sailing: Fall Season Update 17/10/2018
    Chris Klevan provides this week's update from the seven conferences of the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA). The Brown Bears won the first annual College Sailing Women's Showcase Final held at Brown, sailing from behind to pass Yale University in the waning stages of the regatta. Yale built an early lead due to a hot start by Christine K […]
  • Behind the Scenes, October 2018 17/10/2018
    We are fans of the wall calendar, and the start of each month welcomes new imagery from our J/Boats, Onne van der Wal, and Sharon Green calendars. Here Sharon shares the behind-the-scenes story from October of her 2018 Ultimate Sailing Calendar. One of the joys of being a photographer is when I consider a boat as more than just an inanimate object. In many c […]
  • Canfield leads wildcard entry at Extreme Sailing San Diego 16/10/2018
    The Extreme Sailing Series closes out its 2018 season in North America with the penultimate act on October 18-21 revealing US-flagged wildcard entry, Element Spark Compass, will join the six other international teams in San Diego, CA. Fronted by US match racing champion Taylor Canfield, who sailed with the Extreme Sailing Series on China One in 2016, the loc […]
  • Sailing Hall of Fame chooses Newport 16/10/2018
    Barring last-minute discovery of deal-breaking structural or environmental damage, the National Sailing Hall of Fame is relocating from Annapolis, MD to Newport, RI. The hall’s board of directors voted 17-9 this afternoon in favor of proceeding with its deal to purchase space in the Armory Building on Thames Street, with the plan to welcome visitors at its n […]
  • Balancing the Ibuprofen and Shiraz 16/10/2018
    Skip Dieball, who won the 2015 Etchells World Championship, is hiking for Michael Goldfarb at the 2018 edition in Brisbane, Australia. Here Skip reports from the Pre-Worlds on October 14-16. Every year the organizers of the Etchells Worlds try to set up a warm-up event commonly referred to as the Pre-Worlds. This is done for [&hellip
  • Penalizing a Fair Sailing Violation 16/10/2018
    The World Sailing Annual Conference, the biggest gathering of the world governing body for the sport of sailing, comes to the USA in 2018 to hold its meetings on October 27 to November 4 in Sarasota, Florida. Online details reveal several hot topics, one of which is a submission from the Chairman of Race Officials [&hellip
  • Greeks lead F18 World Championship 16/10/2018
    Sarasota, FL (October 16, 2018) - After light winds yesterday for the opener of the F18 World Championship, there was an earlier start today with the 78-boat fleet completing three races on Sarasota Bay. The top ten contenders shuffled the leaderboard throughout the day, but ultimately the Greek team of Iordanis Paschalidis and Konstantinos Trigonis prevaile […]