Sailing

 

  • R2AK: It’s a vortex, man 22nd June 2018
    (June 22, 2018; Day 6) – There are places in the world that are their own centers of gravity. The great garbage patch of the Pacific gyre that collects the downstream accumulation of our plastic world, the beaches that unexplainably attract a disproportionate number of left shoes, the British Colombian coastline’s odd but statistically significant [&hell […]
  • Qualifying complete for Youth Olympics 22nd June 2018
    After 11 months of international events, the qualification phase has concluded for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games to be held October 6-18 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Across 16 regattas, 43 nations booked their spot on the start line, joining Argentina who qualify for all five events as host nation. Buenos Aires 2018 will feature exactly [&hellip
  • Interim changes at Caribbean Sailing Association 22nd June 2018
    The board of the Caribbean Sailing Association (CSA) announced the resignation of Kathy Lammers (above). Lammers, President for the last two and a half years and Chairman of the Regatta Organising Committee of Antigua Sailing Week, recently began a new role as Manager of Trent Port Marina in the City of Quinte West, Ontario, Canada. [&hellip
  • Historic sailing award in the USA 22nd June 2018
    Crafted and sailed for in 1890, the Felker Cup is considered the longest continuously contended sailing award in the United States, and is annually sailed for by A Scow locals of Oshkosh, WI. However, this year was different. The National Class A Scow Association is holding its Nationals in Oshkosh on June 22-24, and on [&hellip
  • Volvo Ocean Race: Red boat battle 22nd June 2018
    (June 22, 2018; Day 2) – The red boats of rivals Dongfeng Race Team and MAPFRE were locked in a bitter tussle for the Leg 11 lead – and overall Volvo Ocean Race victory – today as they led the fleet towards the Danish city of Aarhus. One third of the way through the 963.4nm [&hellip
  • World On Water Global Sailing News – June 22, 2018 22nd June 2018
    This week’s “World on Water” global sailing news show produced by www.boatson.tv. In this week’s “WoW TV”: • The 2018 Rolex Giralia Fleet start in wonderful conditions. • Leg 10 highlights Cardiff to Gathenburg and the top of the fleet compresses. • The 6th Aircalin Groupama Round New caledonia Race Preview. • Gothenburg In-Port race [&hellip
  • Training time is over for U.S. Para Championships 22nd June 2018
    Newport, RI (June 21, 2018) – For the 46 sailors who are attending the 16th annual C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta and the 2018 U.S. Para Sailing Championships in Newport RI, two days of coaching will be put to use tomorrow when the racing begins. This year the coaching team of Dave [&hellip
  • Italy leads international team race challenge 22nd June 2018
    Porto Cervo, Italy (June 21, 2018) – Competition in the Audi Invitational Team Racing Challenge got underway today for the biennial regatta hosted by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda. Sailed in J/70s, the format is 2 on 2 and has attracted seven teams for the third edition of the event. The competitors include Newport Harbor Yacht [&hellip
  • Winners finalized for 51st Bermuda Race 22nd June 2018
    Hamilton, Bermuda (June 21, 2018) - The division winners of the 2018 Newport Bermuda Race were finalized today with the arrival of the remainder of the fleet, after a slow but strategically challenging race. Of the 169 boats that started in Newport on June 15th, 166 completed the 635-mile race in two to six days time (there were three retirements). After mak […]
  • Highlight Reel: Melges 14 US Nationals 21st June 2018
    The inaugural Melges 14 US National Championship was held on Geneva Lake in Wisconsin from June 15 to 17, 2018. Video published on Jun 21,