Yacht Racing

Embracing Monohull Match Racing

<i>by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt</i><br>When the America's Cup made the shift from a sailing event to a spectator event, the disruption downstream was …

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Coming Together for a Worthy Cause >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Now in its 14th year, the Nantucket Race Week IOD Celebrity Invitational continues to turn heads in the heaven-like setting of Nantucket, MA. Held …

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Maame Biney looking like the future of U.S. speedskating

KEARNS, Utah — Maame Biney seems like the typical teenager. She giggles with her friends, is making her way through the Harry Potter movies and wants …

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Clipper 2017-18 Race starts from Liverpool

Video as the fleet as they set of round the world

Sailing

Foiling, a Pastime Worthy of Silicon Valley

SAN FRANCISCO — What happens in the San Francisco Bay every Thursday night does not look real or even possible, and it certainly does not look safe. Dozens of people skim across the waters at speeds of up to 40 miles per hour, kites far ahead and their boards floating two feet above the chop of the …

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Leg1 Clipper Race

The Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race promises a shore side spectacle when the fleet crosses the start line in front of the large crowds …

Sailing

Countdown to Formula Kite World Championships in Oman

by Oman Sail today at 6:02 am 19-24 November 2017<p>Kite Speed Championships in Masirah © Oman Sail<p>A championship fleet of up to 105 male and female …

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Entries reach double figures for Australian Yachting Championship 2018

by Jane Gordon, Australian Sailing today at 6:27 am 19-21 January 2018<p>Wicked is the first entrant for the 2018 Australian Yachting Championships © …

Sailing

Videos

Bronenosec Sailing showed some serious interest in the title after putting in some good scores on day two of the RC44 Marstrand World Championship. …

Artemis Racing

Eventory to develop an innovative networking app for Yacht Racing Forum

by Yacht Racing Forum today at 11:30 am 27-28 November 2017<p><b>Yacht Racing Forum delegates, partners and exhibitors will benefit from a state of the art</b> …

Sailing

New Zealand faces America’s Cup engraving dilemma

More than a month after Emirates Team New Zealand emerged victorious from the 35th America’s Cup and the Kiwi team has revealed that writing their …

Emirates Team New Zealand

Mapfre Sets the Bar

Spanish team MAPFRE completed overall Leg Zero victory in the early hours of Wednesday (16 August) and struck the first psychological blow in the …

Volvo Ocean Race

RYA names its 420 crews for the 2017 Youth Worlds

by Anisha Walkerley today at 5:14 pm 11-15 December 2017<p>Alex Smallwood & Ross Thompson © Paul Wyeth<p><b>The RYA has bolstered its entry for this year's</b> …

Volvo Ocean Race

Trading Muscle for Mental Strength

Kiwi Jo Aleh twice skippered a 470 to the Olympic podium, and now hopes to make the transition to another mountain in the sport – the Volvo Ocean …

Volvo Ocean Race

America’s Cup: When Size Matters

The New Zealand guardians of the America’s Cup are about to rewrite a historic wrong.In 2003 and 2007, an over-zealous Swiss engraver etched the …

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Bermuda Gets Back its Mojo

While the final accounting is not yet complete, the cost for Bermuda to host the 35th America’s Cup was deemed a good investment by this local …

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36th America’s Cup New Zealand: the Challenges that face the new host nation this time around

<b>Emirates Team New Zealand may have won the racing, but now the job of hosting America's Cup New Zealand begins, says our columnist Matt Sheahan.</b>As …

Emirates Team New Zealand

Video Highlights: Volvo Ocean Race, Leg Zero

The seven teams in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race had to compete in four required qualification races, known as Leg Zero. While no points will be …

Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race: Strong Teams Getting Stronger

Before race official would officially ink their entry in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, the seven teams had to compete in four required qualification …

Volvo Ocean Race

America's Cup 'vulgar' under Russell Coutts and Oracle - Bruno Trouble

Bruno Trouble believes the America's Cup rules under Oracle turned sailors into unrecognisable "robocop" figures.<p>Respected America's Cup personality …

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RC44 Marstrand World Championship – Battleship Nika sweeps to victory

The final day delivered the strongest wind of the week in Sweden, with the north-westerly breeze blowing at 15 knots and with a big, lumpy seaway. …

Artemis Racing

What the skippers say

As Leg Zero ends, the Volvo Ocean Race skippers react to what has been an intense and exciting pre-race series

Volvo Ocean Race

Dee Caffari on the Volvo Race: “I can barely get my head around the enormity of the challenge”

<b>As newly announced skipper of youth-orientated Volvo Ocean Race Team Turn the tide on plastic, I have rarely been so busy, or so inspired.</b>Dee Caffari …

Volvo Ocean Race

MAPFRE seal overall Leg Zero victory as light winds force shortened course on final stage

Racing was brought to an end at 0430 UTC Wednesday, with MAPFRE holding on to take the honours in the Volvo Ocean Race qualifying series

Volvo Ocean Race

Dee Caffari: Professional female sailors and role models needed to inspire young competitors

<b>Dee Caffari, skipper of team Turn the Tide on Plastic, on encouraging women into professional sailing.</b> Tracy Edwards (front) and some of her original …

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Zoe Scheltema: Six reasons this product's better than tampons

By Zoe Scheltema Most of the time, there's some type of cup making the news: The Rugby World Cup, The America's Cup ... but there is one particular …

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Nacra 17’s Foil on the Bleeding Edge

High performance design and development under pressure is what we expect at America’s Cup level but that does not easily translate into Olympic Nacra …

Emirates Team New Zealand

Spinlock IRC Welsh Championships overall

Shedding the wet-weather gear on the final day

Land Rover BAR

bearing down

Nacra and the designers of the foiling Nacra 17 have more egg on their faces after they cancelled the Nacra 17 medal racing day at the Aarhus “Test …

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