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Rolex Sailing Calendar U.S. 2015

Rolex Sailing Calendar U.S. 2015

New York Yacht Club 161st Annual Regatta presented by Rolex When: June 12-14 Where: Newport, Rhode Island The country’s oldest continually run regatta will celebrate its 161st edition this summer with a long weekend of competition and camaraderie on Narragansett Bay. Hosted by the New York Yacht Club, the annual event will draw an interestingly diverse fleet, as it precedes ...

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Barcelona World Race – Stretching north again

Barcelona World Race - Stretching north again

While Neutrogena crosses a wide swathe of light airs race leaders Cheminées Pouljoulat have been stripping out fast miles almost directy north as they reach the latitude of the south of Uruguay. Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam were making 19kts while Guillermo Altadill and José Munoz have averaged just 3.3kts over the last four hours to 0500hrs UTC this ...

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Clipper Round the World – Start Aug 15 2015

Clipper Round the World Start Aug 15 12015

This is one of the biggest challenges of the natural world and an endurance test like no other. With no previous sailing experience necessary, it’s a record breaking 40,000 nautical mile race around the world on a 70-foot ocean racing yacht. All that is asked of participants is a good level of fitness, an age over 18 – and a ...

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Yacht Brings Solar Panels Arcadia 85 U.S. Edition

Yacht Brings Solar Panels Arcadia 85 U.S. Edition

At the Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show in February, the Neapolitan shipbuilder Arcadia Yachts introduced a new version of its 85-foot yacht that has been reworked to meet the demands of the U.S. market. The Arcadia 85 U.S. Edition has an adapted layout with an open galley, a dressing area in the VIP cabin, and space for a clothes washer ...

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The new IMOCA 60s

The new IMOCA 60s

The new IMOCA 60s integrate the very first standardised elements – Initial applications of the new measurement rule. Since April 2013, the masts and keels of the new boats have been standardised. High Tech precision and equity. The decision to standardise the masts and keels of its new boats was a compromise between an open measurement and a one-design boat. ...

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Impressive prizes on offer Sydney Harbour Regatta 10th anniversary

SYDNEY HARBOUR REGATTA 2015

Sydney Harbour Regatta – As entries breach the 180 mark, organisers at Middle Harbour Yacht Club are busily preparing and counting down the days to the 10th anniversary, to be held this weekend, March 7 and 8. All classes will be strongly contested. Many in the Premier Class for grand prix yachts arrive on the back of wins and podium ...

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Floating University – Semester at Sea

Floating University - Semester at Sea

Semester at Sea – LIVING, LEARNING, EXPLORING – Ever heard of a concept called ‘Floating University’? Have you not? Then here is a chance to get acquainted with the innovative concept of education. MV Explorer, a cruise vessel known as the ‘Floating University’ will reach Kochi on Friday with more than 1,000 people comprising of students, teachers and crew on ...

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EFG SAILING ARABIA – THE TOUR 2015

GRIPPING CONCLUSION TO EFG SAILING ARABIA – THE TOUR 2015 AS ZAIN WINS FINAL LEG AND EFG BANK (MONACO) CROWNED CHAMPIONS FOR SECOND YEAR IN A ROW. Even more commendable is the fact that the crew consists of enthusiastic novices, formed mainly from employees of Zain – one of the Middle East’s leading mobile telecoms operators. They managed to take ...

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South Africa Hobie 16 Nationals 2015

South African Hobie 16 Nationals

The Hobie 16 Nationals 2015 – We are proud to announce that Durban will be hosting this prestigious event from Friday 3 April 2015 to Monday 6 April 2015, and would like to take this opportunity to thank our main sponsors – Point Yacht Club, Health Technology and Entek. 1. Please find the attached documents: 1) Poster for 2014 Nationals ...

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Andalusian Olympic Week – Carnival Trophy

Andalusian Olympic Week - Carnival Trophy

The 50-point Andalusian Olympic Week – Carnival Trophy has concluded in Cadiz, Spain with overall titles and Spanish national titles being awarded. The Bay of Cadiz welcomed 450 athletes across 11 classes who played out the action across three racing areas over five days. A consistent westerly breeze was present across the week in the region of seven knots. It ...

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