Yacht Racing

Wales will celebrate Year of the Sea in 2018 as part of latest tourism drive

The next 12 months have been branded the “Year of the Sea” in the latest attempt to persuade tourists from around the world to visit Wales.<p>This will …

Plaid Cymru

Bekking And Burling S Team Brunel Ready To Brave The Storm In The Southern Ocean

Team Brunel left Cape Town today for Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race. In great conditions with more than 20 knots of wind the boat with on board Volvo …

Sailing

Volvo Ocean Race - Mapfre leads out of Cape Town

<b>Strong winds Sunday and forecast over the first week mean Leg 3 from Cape Town to Melbourne had a hectic start, with Mapfre leading the way.</b><p><i>Click</i> …

Sailing

U.S. Youth Sailing World Championship Team Ready to Race In Sanya, China – United States Sailing Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE<p>December 11, 2017<p>Sanya, China – Racing begins on Monday at the 2017 Youth World Sailing Championship in Sanya, China, and 14 …

Sailing

Vestas 11th Hour Racing Departs Cape Town For Leg 3 Of The Volvo Ocean Race

The 5,800-mile leg to Melbourne, Australia in extreme conditions of the Southern Ocean.<p>"The Doctor came in to see us off from Cape Town," said Simon …

Sailing

Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 3 set for a squally start

<b>Strong winds are forecast for the start of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race.</b><p>Predictwind is showing winds expected to average just below 30kts for the …

Volvo Ocean Race

Sanya welcomes the world to Youth Sailing World Championships

<b>Sanya, China officially welcomed the world's best youth sailors at the 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships with a glittering opening …

Sailing

Feeling the love

<b>Well it is our sincere hope that you are. Yes, despite not sending a newsletter in a while, and it will be a couple of weeks more until we can, we</b> …

Sailing

America's Cup: Team New Zealand fire back over event fee

It's not going into my pocket.That is the retort from Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton, over the America's Cup event fee controversy which has …

New Zealand News

Volvo Ocean Race - Rough re-start in Cape Town

<b>Strong winds forecast for the start of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race on Sunday in Cape Town.</b><p><i>Click image for a larger image</i><p><b>On Saturday morning the</b> …

Volvo Ocean Race

Am Cup - Team NZ's Dalton sets record straight

<b>Emirates Team New Zealand CEO, Grant Dalton has broken the team's silence over the Event Fee being negotiated with the Auckland Council and NZ</b> …

Sailing

New Volvo XC40 previewed in Cape Town

Cape Town – Volvo Cars’ entire new product portfolio is on display on South African soil as a family unit for the very first time. Including the new …

South Africa

Chinese Dongfeng race team wins CT In-Port race

CAPE TOWN - After a couple of weeks of rest and recuperation from the gruelling second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race from Lisbon to Cape Town, the …

Sailing

Sailing: Team New Zealand's turmoil before their America's Cup win

A top yacht designer has shed new light on the turmoil Team New Zealand had to overcome on their way to winning the America's Cup.<p>Yacht designer Juan …

Sailing

Comment: Why the Scallywag video - and Rule 69 protest - could still set back women's sailing

Was the infamous Scallywag ‘breakfast show’ video offensive? To my mind, no. I watched it the day it was published, cringed slightly, then clicked …

Sailing

Mondrian sails on board Team Brunel in the Volvo Ocean Race

<b>On 24 June 2018, the eyes of all sailing fans around the world are focused on The Netherlands. On that day, the seven competing teams in the</b> …

Sailing

Volvo Ocean Race misconduct complaint dismissed >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Cape Town, South Africa (December 7, 2017) – The International Jury has dismissed a charge of misconduct under Rule 69 of the Racing Rules of Sailing …

Sailing

Enter the Dragon: China eyes America’s Cup entry

<b>In an animated flyover of the proposed 2021 America’s Cup village in Auckland, the flag of China is unfurled on the roof a sailing team base.</b> <br>While …

Sailing

Volvo Ocean Race scientific data reveals millions of tiny plastic particles in European waters

by Volvo Ocean Race 7 Dec 20:25 GMT 7 December 2017<p>Cape Town stopover. Bruce Parker-Forsyth during the Ocean Summit. 07 December, 2017. © Pedro …

Sailing

Analysis shows there could be more plastic in sea than first feared

The Turn the Tide on Plastic boat, which Sky Ocean Rescue partners, is competing in the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race.<p>But it's also sampling the …

UK News

Welcome to the 2018 Vic-Maui International Yacht Race

<b>Advance registration is open to race and delivery crew members of boats that have entered the 2018 Vic-Maui. Ask your Vic-Maui skipper for the</b> …

Sailing

New order at Star Sailor’s League Final >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Nassau, Bahamas (December 7, 2017) – Despite a second light day that perhaps should have favoured the lighter crews, US heavyweights Mark Mendelblatt …

Sailing

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2, Week 4 in Review (video)

Week in review – Leg 2, week 4 | Volvo Ocean Race<br>Volvo Ocean Race video above published Dec 7, 2017.<br>Next up on the <b>Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18</b>:• <b><br>In-Port</b> …

Sailing

North Sails - Charlie Enright looks ahead to Leg 3

<b>Charlie Enright, skipper of Vestas 11th Hour, shares his insights of what is to come next in Life at the Extreme</b><p>Vestas 11th Hour's skipper (and North …

Sailing

Gladwell's Line - 'Tis the Season to be Silly

<b>Maybe it is not surprising that the Kiwi media has once again started caning Team New Zealand with the same gusto and lack of precision that it has</b> …

Sailing

#CapeTown7s expected to bring in millions to Cape

The two-day event is set to inject millions of rand into the city’s economy and create jobs, considering last year’s where the city received a R434 …

South Africa

First Look: Auckland America's Cup Venue

With the announcement of the new and exciting AC 75 as the official class of the 36th America's Cup, speculation now turns to the venue. Despite …

Sailing

A Busy November In The Oceans

November has seen a bumper crop of offshore events starting from Europe with no less than four major races and one solo around-the-world record …

Sailing

Volvo Ocean Racer Reflects on the Amount of Plastic in the Ocean: Watch The Video

The Volvo Ocean Race has enjoyed a layover in Capetown, South Africa and the crews are preparing to start leg three on Sunday. Whilel ashore, Team …

Volvo Ocean Race

America's Cup: New Italian team surfaces >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

“Dear Santa,” reads the note by the new defender of the America’s Cup, “All I want for Christmas is more challengers in 2021 than we beat in …

Sailing