Home / 2019 / July (page 5)

Monthly Archives: July 2019

FAST40+ Race Circuit ~ RORC IRC National Championship

Elvis, SWE 5, Ker 40 - IRC National Championship - photo © Paul Wyeth

Peter Morton was grinning from ear-to-ear after racing today, and well he might. His FAST40+ Girls on Film has been in outstanding form, scoring a perfect six bullets during two days of racing. With the final day still to go, ...

Read More »

IRC National Championship at Royal Ocean Racing Club

Happy Daize, James Chalmers J/112E competing in IRC 3 - IRC National Championship 2019 ©Paul Wyeth / pwpictures.com

Day two of the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s IRC National Championship saw conditions come good with a less severe tidal effect on the Solent due to a later kick-off time and a breeze that peaked at 16 knots. This allowed ...

Read More »

World Match Racing Tour Championship

Måns Holmberg, SWE (Stratsys Racing) on day 3 of the World Match Racing Tour Championship Final at Marstrand - photo © Patrick Malmer

Local favourite Nicklas Dackhammar (ESSIQ Racing) today secured his place in the Semi-final of GKSS Match Cup Sweden for the 2018-19 Match Racing World Championship, sending home six-time world champion Ian Williams in a straight 2-0 match. Dackhammar joins former ...

Read More »

Tour Voile 2019

2019 Tour Voile 1 © Event Media

Light winds and strong tidal currents off Dunkirk’s Malo Les Bains beaches conspired to deliver surprises and upsets on the first day of the Tour Voile as the Belgian team Caraibois BE. Brussels won the opening stade nautique Final and ...

Read More »

IMOCA 60 vs VO65

Up to eight VO65's could compete in The Ocean Race - In Port Race, Cape Town - Volvo Ocean Race, December 7, 2017 © Ainhoa Sanchez / Volvo Ocean Race

In case you missed it, the next edition of The Ocean Race will be contested by two different classes of boat: the all-new, super fast and foiling IMOCA 60s, and the one-design VO65s that gave us such intensely close racing ...

Read More »

Cowes Classics Week

Opposition in class 'Red 1' on day 1 of Cowes Classics Week - photo © Tim Jeffreys Photography

Classes and course setters gear up for Cowes Classics Week In just over three weeks some of the prettiest boats and most enduring designs will be battling it out on Solent Waters in the 12th Cowes Classics Week for one ...

Read More »

Melges 32 World League 2019 in Riva del Garda

Melges 32 World League © Melges World League / Barracuda Communication

The race course of Riva del Garda is ready to welcome, from July 5th to 7th, the third act of the Melges 32 World League 2019, event that anticipates the arrival of the Melges 20 fleet in the following week. The event of Riva ...

Read More »

44Cup World Championship

Artemis Racing crossing the finish line off Marstrand 2018 - photo © MartinezStudio.es

Next week nine RC44 teams, from six nations, will compete in the Swedish sailing mecca of Marstrand for the hotly-contested 2019 44Cup World Championship title. The top boat over the season so far, after two light wind events in the ...

Read More »

Festival of Sails 2020

Hooligan - Festival of Sails - photo © Salty Dingo

The 2020 dates for Australia’s oldest annual sporting event, the Festival of Sails in Geelong have just been finalised with tens of thousands of people expected to enjoy Australia Day festivities along the Geelong Waterfront from January 25 to 27, ...

Read More »

Rolex Fastnet Race 2019 ~ 21 IMOCAs registered

Rolex Fastnet Race © Carlo Borlenghi / Rolex

In just one month from now on Saturday 3rd August, 21 double-handed crews in the IMOCA category will line up off Cowes for the start of the 48th Rolex Fastnet Race, the classic biennial offshore race. Officially part of the ...

Read More »