Sailing

 

  • Nominations open for World Sailing Awards 2019 24/06/2019
    World Sailing is inviting the sailing community, sports fan, and the public to nominate individuals, teams, and organizations for the 2019 World Sailing Awards. The nomination period is now open for the Rolex World Sailor of the Year, World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award, World Sailing Hempel Team of the Year Award, and the Boat of the Year Aw […]
  • Mike Marshall: Three Tips for Everyone 24/06/2019
    Mike Marshall, who earlier this year won the 2019 J/22 Midwinters, offers advice that can help anyone succeed anywhere, in any boat. Thinking back on the regatta, I attribute our success to three things. One is knowing and trusting the team. Another is doing all we could to maximize speed. And the third is being ready to handle the gear-changing needed when […]
  • Has America’s Cup gone a step too far? 24/06/2019
    When the boat for the 35th America's Cup was changed from 62 feet to 50, Patrizio Bertelli, Chairman of Luna Rossa Challenge, had enough of the Larry Ellison era and withdrew from the 2017 competition. It was a shocker for a team involved since the 30th edition in 2000, but his focus now would be to end Ellison's reign. Bertelli redirected his reso […]
  • Great vibes at Long Beach Race Week 24/06/2019
    Long Beach, CA (June 23, 2019) - More than 100 teams participated June 21 to 23 in the 2019 Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week, hosted by Long Beach Yacht Club and Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, which drew sailors from the West Coast and neighboring nations, plus Australia and Germany. The annual even saw wind conditions steadily build over the three day event, wit […]
  • Chris Doyle wins J/22 North Americans 24/06/2019
    Wayzata, MN (June 23, 2019) - Chris Doyle on The Jug 4 1 dominated the J/22 North American Championship, crushing the competition with a 21-point edge on Lake Minnetonka. The now three-time North American Champion and his crew Peter Doyle and Nick Doyle won four of the eight races. Full report.
  • Where sailing is a state of mind 24/06/2019
    Block Island, RI (June 23, 2019) – All the docks of the three marinas of New Harbor were alive with activity today in anticipation of Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race Week, presented by Margaritaville. At Payne’s Dock, the professional crews with the TP 52 programs Fox and Gladiator were sorting sails, tuning rigs and [&hellip
  • America’s Cup: Will cobwebs soon clear? 23/06/2019
    by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt When BMW Oracle Racing won the 2010 America's Cup as Challenger, they launched dramatic change to elevate the 2013 event from a yachting prize to a major sporting achievement. Their plan of fast boats, inshore racing, and heightened broadcast sought to create fan excitement and commercial success. Twelve teams applied to cha […]
  • Block Island and The Cat Came Back 23/06/2019
    The biennial Block Island Race Week was first held in 1965 after a number of Storm Trysail Club members participated in Cowes Week in England and were inspired to create an American version. Now it its 28th edition (June 24-28, 2019), competitors are once again bracing for a week of sailing on this special island. But for one skipper and a revolving cast of […]
  • Aussie mates dominate SailGP New York 23/06/2019
    New York, NY (June 22, 2019) - After building an advantage on day one at SailGP New York, the Japan SailGP Team – helmed by double Olympic medalist Nathan Outteridge – closed out the series today to win its first event in the inaugural SailGP season. For the third event of the inaugural season, Outteridge and Tom Slingsby’s Australia SailGP Team were once ag […]
  • Serving up the special at Long Beach Race Week 23/06/2019
    Long Beach, CA (June 22, 2019) – Conditions on Day Two of the three-day 2019 Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week cranked up from a modest 11 to 13 knots at the onset, to sporty seas and breeze in the high teens by late afternoon. Buoy racers in 10 different divisions, competing on three courses, [&hellip