Home / 2017 / March (page 10)

Monthly Archives: March 2017

Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean

Grand Prix / Mini Maxi division – Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean Nautor's Swan / Studio Borlenghi

During the past week The Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean has attracted an 18-strong fleet of spectacular Nautor’s Swan yachts to the iconic waters of the BVI-Caribbean for a memorable regatta that blended hard fought racing with the grace, elegance and ...

Read More »

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

Purple Heart, built from scratch by students from the Kidz at Sea Programme, St. Maarten - St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Laurens Morel

For the last day of racing at the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, Mother Nature smiled on the race course with exhilarating conditions to test the competitors. One race was completed by all classes. Maxi Class St. Maarten’s veteran ocean racer ...

Read More »

Sydney Harbor Series and JJ Giltinan

Paul Cayard at the helm of Team Beau Geste - Sydney Harbour Regatta © Andrea Francolini / MHYC http://www.afrancolini.com/

Last summer, my results were pretty bad on the TP52 Phoenix. I was feeling pretty down about it all and looking forward to getting back on a winning path this spring. When the owner sold the boat, that closed the ...

Read More »

Sydney 38 OD International Championship

Ikon38 - Sydney 38 OD International Championship © Andrea Francolini / MHYC http://www.afrancolini.com/

Kirwan Robb and his Ikon38 crew from Victoria have walked away with the inaugural Sydney 38 OD International Championship trophy at Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s Sydney Harbour Regatta this afternoon. Robb, from Hobsons Bay Yacht Club, maintained the status quo, ...

Read More »

GC32 Championship

Alinghi versus SAP Extreme Sailing Team - GC32 Championship © Jesus Renedo / GC32 Championship Oman

Oman Air scored a convincing win at the GC32 Championship, held out of Al Mouj on the outskirts of Muscat today. The Omani team led the GC32 Championship from the outset on Tuesday, but it was only today that they ...

Read More »

Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series

Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series

Superb end to the winter season Monaco, 5th March 2017. The curtain has fallen on the 2016/2017 Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series organised from October to March by the Yacht Club de Monaco in collaboration with clothing supplier SLAM. The Monegasque ...

Read More »

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

2017 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta – Round St. Maarten Race © Laurens Morel

On the penultimate day of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, the competitors enjoyed truly gorgeous conditions. Bright sunshine and 15-20 knots of trade winds with a relatively flat sea state. The CSA Classes raced outside Marigot Bay with the wind ...

Read More »

JJ Giltinan 18ft skiffs

Race 6 - JJ Giltinan Trophy 18ft Skiff Championship, March 4, 2017 Michael Chittenden ©

Catch the latest race of the JJ Giltinan Trophy for the 18ft Skiffs, sailed on Sydney harbour. Great coverage from the very knowledgeable team on the Camera Cat, including commentary from Peter Shipway, Bob Killick, Warwick Rooklyn and Andrew Buckland. ...

Read More »

Record ~ St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

2017 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta – Round St. Maarten Race © Tim Wright / Photoaction.com http://www.photoaction.com

On the first day of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, 164 yachts experienced strong trade winds and four metre seas on the windward side of the island. The Round St. Maarten Race produced a new record, a full on foam ...

Read More »

GC32 Championship finale

SAP Extreme Sailing Team - GC32 Championship © Jesus Renedo / GC32 Championship Oman

Despite conditions looking marginal this morning in Muscat’s Al Mouj, throwing up concerns about whether there would be any action at all today out on the water at the GC32 Championship, in the event four races were held in swift ...

Read More »