Sailing

 

  • Rossi Milev’s Clear Air Wins J/24 Worlds 24th September 2017
    Mississauga, ONT (September 22, 2017) – For those who place in the bottom third in the first race of a World Championship, look to Rossi Milev’s Clear Air for inspiration. The local team overcame double-digit finishes in the first three of eight races to become the 2017 victors at the driveHG.ca J/24 World Championship 2017 [&hellip
  • Thrilling Finals at RS:X Worlds 23rd September 2017
    Enoshima, Japan (September 23, 2017) – Finals day loomed dark, stormy and with the most wind seen all week at the 2017 RS:X World Championships which are being held in Enoshima, Japan, home of the 2020 Olympic sailing competition. In both the Women’s and Men’s competition there was a little clarity at the start of [&hellip
  • Azzurra wins 2017 52 SUPER SERIES 23rd September 2017
    Menorca, Spain (September 23, 2017) – Winning the final regatta of the year to become the only crew to win two events in 2017, the Roemmers family’s Azzurra, which represents the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, are the new 52 SUPER SERIES champions. With three teams in the frame for the overall season title, Azzurra, Harm [&hellip
  • Extreme Sailing Series™ Guide to Foiling 23rd September 2017
    Fancy a lesson in foiling? Chris Steele talks you through three of the main components of the high-performance hydro-foiling GC32 and explains what allows the catamaran to fly up to two meters above the water. Promising a spectator experience and festival atmosphere unlike anything local sailing enthusiasts and sports fans have ever seen, the Extreme [&h […]
  • Clipper Race: Final Push for Greenings 23rd September 2017
    (September 23, 2017; Day 34) – Of the teams racing the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race, Atlantic Trade Winds Leg 1, only Greenings and Nasdaq remains at sea following the finish of Visit Seattle late on Friday night, Punta del Este time. Currently, Greenings is 55.04 nautical miles from the Finish Line, and [&hellip
  • Applying the Basics at RS:X Worlds 23rd September 2017
    Enoshima, Japan (September 22, 2017) – Consistency was the key for Day 5 of the 2017 RS:X World Championships being held in Enoshima, Japan. Start well, pick the shifts up the first beat, work hard and extend. A simplistic view of sailboard racing but the reality is that if you do the basics right then [&hellip
  • Leader Shuffleboard at J/24 Worlds 22nd September 2017
    Mississauga, ONT (September 22, 2017) – Light winds continued at the driveHG.ca J/24 World Championship 2017 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, as just one race was accomplished on day four. Tony Parker’s Bangor Packet returned to the top of the leaderboard, placing eighth today, leaving him with 40 net points heading into the final day of [&hellip
  • Volvo Ocean Race: One Month to Go 22nd September 2017
    Alicante, Spain (September 22, 2017) – It’s the toughest test of a team in professional sport. Winning the trophy has been an obsession for the world’s best sailors since 1973, and the source of countless news stories for over four decades. And more importantly, it’s back… “There’s nothing like it. It gets in your blood [&hellip
  • Day of Reckoning at 52 Super Series 22nd September 2017
    Menorca, Spain (September 22, 2017) – After a thrilling two race day at the Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week when none of the top three title challengers could maintain a decisive high level of consistency, Azzurra carry a seven point lead into the final day of the 2017 52 SUPER SERIES Season. But for [&hellip
  • World on Water Global Sailing News – September 22, 2017 22nd September 2017
    On this week’s “World on Water” global sailing news show: In this episode, coverage includes the 2017 Audi J70 World Championships at the Yacht Club Costa Smerelda in Italy, Day 4 of the Monaco Classic Regatta, an unforced error caused victory to slip through the fingers of Malizia Yacht Club de Monaco at the GC32 [&hellip