Incumbent Andersen to take on China’s Li in run-off for World Sailing Presidency - By David Owen Saturday, 17 October 2020


Kim Andersen and Quanhai Li will next week contest a run-off for the World Sailing Presidency, after beating off the challenges of two other candidates in the first round of a bitter and keenly-contested race. World Sailing announced the [...]

Exciting times for the UK Nacra 15 class by UK Nacra 15 Class Association 16 Sep 11:49 BST


Since the RYA's announcement allowing double handed sailing to resume, our youth Nacra 15 teams have been busy training both as a squad and individually, with several sailors moving out of junior classes and into the Nacra 15! Our first po [...]

Jimmy Spithill Interview: "The AC75 is quite a lot different from past boats" by Red Bull Content Pool 16 Sep 20:25 BST


Australian Jimmy Spithill has been the skipper and helmsman behind two America's Cup victories and believes that his new Italian team Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli can reclaim sailing's biggest prize as he travels to Auckland for the PRADA Cup challe [...]

Walking the 2021 Rolex Fastnet Race course – extra downwind and a new last roll of the dice by James Boyd / RORC 16 Sep 13:57 BST


Moving to Cherbourg for the finish of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's premier event, the Rolex Fastnet Race next year will see navigators and crews facing a few significant new challenges. Firstly the new course is 90 miles (or 15%) longer, makin [...]

Supporting the ships of the future: A number of ground-breaking projects under way by Helen Lewis 16 Sep 19:29 BST


It's an exciting time in the world of autonomous shipping, with a number of ground-breaking projects under way. The Mayflower Autonomous Ship will attempt to recreate the original voyage of the Mayflower across the Atlantic Ocean 400 years ago. [...]

Cinq hommes à la mer aux championnats du monde de Melges 32 de Villasimius


Les premières épreuves des championnats du monde 2020 de Melges 32 se sont déroulées le week-end dernier à Villasimius (Sardaigne) par vent de 20 à 25 nœuds minimum sur les deux jours de comp&eacut [...]

Etchells Sir Kenneth Preston Trophy at the Royal Yacht Squadron by Rob Goddard 25 Aug 14:55 BST 22-23 August 2020


12 socially distanced crews entered the Sir Kenneth Preston Trophy which was run in the central Solent, unfortunately Saturday's storm meant that racing was held only on Sunday and the RYS organised an early start and 4 races, planning 2 windwar [...]

Gladwell's Line: Defiant puts in the sea miles by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz 25 Aug 14:14 UTC 23 July 2020


The first America's Cup Challenger to arrive in Auckland, New York Yacht Club's American Magic, has been putting in the hours on the Waitemata - sailing any day on which the weather is suitable - and as we saw last Monday week, staying out when [...]

Mondial Formula Foil Windfoil: Nicolas Goyard and Hélène Noesmoen first World Champions Saturday 22 August 2020 - Information FF Voile


The event was exceptional in more than one way. The FormulaFoil World Championship this week brought together nearly 200 windsurfers for one of the first international post-containment competitions. And the French responded present o [...]

SAILING Champions League kicks off at Lake Starnberg by Sailing Champions League 19 Aug 18:51 BST 20-23 August 2020


Finally, the waiting is over! Tomorrow, Thursday 20 August, the SAILING Champions League kicks off its season in Tutzing at Lake Starnberg. Until Sunday, 23 August, a total of 54 races will be sailed at the Deutscher Touring Yacht Club. 23 team [...]


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