sail-world.com Archives - 28 September 2016, Wednesday

  • Rolex Big Boat Series puts fitting end on U.S. calendar

    Big Boat Series puts fitting end on U.S. calendar

    sail-world.com 23 Sep '16, 4am

    The Big Boat Series became a full-fledged Rolex regatta in 2004 when the St. Francis Yacht Club became one of Rolex’s partners on the global yachting scene. Founded in 1927 and situated on the rocky shoreline of San Francisco Bay, the St. Francis Yacht Club is widely regarded as one o...

  • 2016 Rolex Big Boat Series - More action-shots by Chuck Lantz

    sail-world.com 21 Sep '16, 6am

    Middle Harbour YC launches Melges 20 fleet to bring back older sailors Middle Harbour Yacht Club has launched a fleet of Melges 20 sportboats to encourage members to enjoy an alternative Middle Harbour Yacht Club at Mosman (Sydney) has launched a fleet of Melges 20 sportboats to encou...

  • 2016 Rolex Big Boat Series - Day 3 action-shots by Chuck Lantz

    sail-world.com 21 Sep '16, 4am

    2016 Rolex Big Boat Series - More action-shots by Chuck Lantz Chuck Lantz was on water at 2016 Rolex Big Boat Series and provided this gallery of images from Day 3 action. Photographer Chuck Lantz was on water at 2016 Rolex Big Boat Series and provided this gallery of images from Day ...

  • Rolex Big Boat Series - 1

    Big Boat Series - Images from the final day in San Francisco

    sail-world.com 21 Sep '16, 1am

    International sailing photographer, Daniel Forster, was on the water on San Francisco for the final day of the Rolex Big Boat Series, and provided this gallery of images of the racing organised by the St Francis Yacht Club.

  • Rolex Swan Cup and Swan 45 Worlds - Wind keeps Swan fleet on docks

    Swan Cup and Swan 45 Worlds - Wind keeps Swan fleet on docks

    sail-world.com 18 Sep '16, 6am

    Rolex Swan Cup and Swan 45 Worlds - Wind keeps Swan fleet on docks by Jill Campbell today at 6:44 am Fleet racing yesterday, Rolex Swan Cup and Swan 45 World Championship 2016 &copy Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi http://www.carloborlenghi.net Tweet Racing on the penultimate day of the Rolex ...

  • More 52's come to the Bay for next year's Rolex Big Boat Series

    More 52's come to the Bay for next year's Rolex Big Boat Series

    sail-world.com 18 Sep '16, 6am

    #PAC52 -- Bayside chat with StFYC member Manouch Moshayedi (Newport Beach) this afternoon while watching the new PAC 52 FOX, owned by Victor Wild (San Diego Yacht Club), fly up and down the Bay along with the other 126 yachts (a record) competing in the Rolex Big Boat Series. Manouch ...

  • Big Boat Series rocks and rolls through Day 3

    sail-world.com 18 Sep '16, 5am

    While experience is paying off for the classes racing off the city front, the J/70 class is racing on the Berkeley Circle in the eastern Bay. There, local knowledge is less of a factor because the current flows more uniformly. In one of the more compelling battles of the Rolex Big Boa...

  • Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2016 - Video

    sail-world.com 17 Sep '16, 10am

    Rolex Big Boat Series - Images and video from Day 2 in San Francisco Photographer and videographer, John Navas was on the water in San Francisco to catch the action on Day 2 of the Rolex Bi Photographer and videographer, John Navas was on the water in San Francisco to catch the action...

  • Big Boat Series - Images and video from Day 2 in San Francisco

    sail-world.com 17 Sep '16, 4am

    Rolex Big Boat Series - Day 1 images and video from San Francisco John Navas was on the water for the first day of the Rolex Big Boat Series, conducted by the St Francis Yacht Club. Videographer John Navas was on the water for the first day of the Rolex Big Boat Series, conducted by t...

  • Big Boat Series - Seven crews pull off the double on Day 1

    sail-world.com 17 Sep '16, 1am

    With 26 entrants, the J/105 Class is the second-largest in the regatta and it was frequently in close quarters. The first windward mark rounding saw Ryan Simmons’ (Sausalito, Calif.) Blackhawk lead and then quickly throw in a jibe to port. With 20 other boats coming in from all angles...

  • Big Boat Series - Day 1 images and video from San Francisco

    sail-world.com 16 Sep '16, 8am

    2015 Rolex Big Boat Series overall, results and photos 2015 Rolex Big Boat Series – Despite the postponements, when the breeze did fill-in there was plenty of solid racing The Rolex Big Boat Series, held for more than 50 years on the usually windy San Francisco bay out of the St. Fran...

  • Rolex Big Boat Series underway with Stellar performances

    Big Boat Series underway with Stellar performances

    sail-world.com 16 Sep '16, 4am

    Rolex Big Boat Series underway with Stellar performances by Meredith Laitos today at 5:40 am Day one of the Rolex Big Boat Series was marked by tight competition among the eleven fleets. &copy Rolex/Daniel Forster http://www.regattanews.com Tweet The record-setting 52nd edition of the...

  • 2016 Rolex Big Boat Series begins tomorrow

    2016 Rolex Big Boat Series begins tomorrow

    sail-world.com 15 Sep '16, 5am

    2016 Rolex Big Boat Series begins tomorrow by Meredith Laitos on 15 Sep A pair of “California 40s” (also known as Farr 40) trades tacks while practicing for the Rolex Big Boat Series on San Francisco Bay. &copy Rolex/Daniel Forster http://www.regattanews.com Tweet A record fleet of 12...

  • Rolex Regattas attract more than 350 boats in U.S.

    Regattas attract more than 350 boats in U.S.

    sail-world.com 15 Sep '16, 5am

    Rolex Regattas attract more than 350 boats in U.S. by Sean McNeill today at 5:46 am Tom Siebel’s 70-foot trimaran Orion tunes up for the Rolex Big Boat Series on San Francisco Bay. &copy Rolex/Daniel Forster http://www.regattanews.com Tweet The Rolex Big Boat Series is the third and c...

  • Entries reach 50 for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    Entries reach 50 for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    sail-world.com 12 Sep '16, 6am

    “Two of the crew have done the race before. Dave Cromarty did the race on Whistler (owned by David Rees) and my brother Tim sailed on Screw Loose,” he said of the 1979 Sydney Hobart overall winner then owned by Bob Cumming, the last Tasmanian yacht to win the famous race. Just over si...

  • Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Swan Cup - Racing at Porto Cervo

    Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Swan Cup - Racing at Porto Cervo

    sail-world.com 11 Sep '16, 8am

    Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Swan Cup - Racing at Porto Cervo by Nautor's Swan today at 8:12 am Swan 601 Arobas - Rolex Swan Cup &copy Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi http://www.carloborlenghi.net Tweet The 27th Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup has drawn to a close with a record fleet of fifty-two yach...

  • Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup - Management by design on and off the water

    sail-world.com 11 Sep '16, 6am

    The YCCS Race Committee led by veteran PRO Peter Craig did an exceptional job this week, faced with a weather forecast that one Italian newspaper described as a slalom course. No two days were identical. The mix of too much and too little wind, stellar days and marginal days all combi...

  • Bella Mente takes second Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship title

    Bella Mente takes second Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship title

    sail-world.com 11 Sep '16, 4am

    Hap Fauth's Bella Mente also dominated from the off in the race for the Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship andanother solid performance today ,with a win and a third place, left her inscribing her name on the perpetual trophy for the second year running. A final sprint from Proteus, wit...

  • Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2016 - Day 4 Images by Crosbie Lorimer

    sail-world.com 10 Sep '16, 1pm

    Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2016 - Day 2 Images by Crosbie Lorimer The Mistral is in and howling at Porto Cervo! After a brief lull to permit racing on Day 2 after the Day 1 cancellation, The Mistral is in and howling at Porto Cervo! After a brief lull to permit racing on Day 2 after the Day...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Notice of Race available in Mandar

    Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Notice of Race available in Mandarin

    sail-world.com 20 Jun '16, 4am

    Vicky’s extensive resume includes: Administrative Assistant of the Physical Education R&D at National Taiwan Normal University; implementing sport-for-all policy programs for the Sports Administration; drafted Taiwan’s sport-for-all policy for 2016-2021, conducted international confer...

  • Splendid ending of the 2016 Giraglia Rolex Cup + Video

    Splendid ending of the 2016 Giraglia Rolex Cup + Video

    sail-world.com 19 Jun '16, 5pm

    This year the solo class was 11 strong. Denis Bouan from Marseille racing Broceliande typifies the latest breed of yachtsman breathing passion into the ‘old lady of the Mediterranean’. “Solo sailing is a great personal challenge in every respect,” he explains. “You have to deal with e...

  • Griglia Rolex Cup – More final day action shots by Studio Borlenghi

    sail-world.com 17 Jun '16, 1pm

    2016 Griglia Rolex Cup – Final day images by Studio Borlenghi Photographer Studio Borlenghi has provided this gallery of images from final day of racing Photographer Studio Borlenghi has provided this gallery of images from final day of racing Posted today at 2:19 pm Magic Carpet Cube...

  • 2016 Griglia Rolex Cup – Final day images by Studio Borlenghi

    sail-world.com 17 Jun '16, 1pm

    Griglia Rolex Cup – More final day action shots by Studio Borlenghi Photographer Studio Borlenghi has provided this gallery of images from final day Photographer Studio Borlenghi has provided this gallery of images from final day Posted today at 2:29 pm Magic Carpet Cubed claims line ...

  • Magic Carpet Cubed claims line honours at the 2016 Giraglia Rolex

    Magic Carpet Cubed claims line honours at the 2016 Giraglia Rolex Cup

    sail-world.com 16 Jun '16, 5pm

    Magic Carpet Cubed claims line honours at the 2016 Giraglia Rolex Cup by Quinag today at 6:08 pm Magic Carpet Cubed claims line honours - 2016 Giraglia Rolex Cup Quinag Tweet Lindsay Owen-Jones 100-ft Maxi Magic Carpet Cubed (GBR) has claimed line honours at the 2016 Giraglia Rolex Cu...

  • Light start for the offshore race of the 64th Giraglia Rolex Cup

    Light start for the offshore race of the 64th Giraglia Rolex Cup

    sail-world.com 15 Jun '16, 6pm

    From the start, Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones’ Magic Carpet Cubed visibly declared her size and power taking a firm lead on the short upwind leg to a mark off Saint-Tropez. Rounding the buoy, she hoisted her massive gennaker and proceeded to stretch her advantage over the chasing pack, which...

  • 2016 Giraglia Rolex Cup - More action-shots by Carlo Borlenghi

    sail-world.com 13 Jun '16, 3am

    Hobie 16 Worlds – Finals - Day 1 provides testing conditions A field of the world’s best Hobie Cat sailors battled it out on Dapeng Bay in China on the first day of competition A field of the world’s best Hobie Cat sailors battled it out on Dapeng Bay in China on the first day of comp...

  • 2016 Giraglia Rolex Cup - Day 1 action-shots by Carlo Borlenghi

    sail-world.com 13 Jun '16, 3am

    Hobie 16 Worlds – Finals - Day 1 provides testing conditions A field of the world’s best Hobie Cat sailors battled it out on Dapeng Bay in China on the first day of competition A field of the world’s best Hobie Cat sailors battled it out on Dapeng Bay in China on the first day of comp...

  • 2016 Giraglia Rolex Cup officially gets underway

    2016 Giraglia Rolex Cup officially gets underway

    sail-world.com 12 Jun '16, 9am

    2016 Giraglia Rolex Cup officially gets underway by Quinag today at 9:58 am 2016 Giraglia Rolex Cup officially gets underway Quinag Tweet The 2016 Giraglia Rolex Cup officially started yesterday as two fleets – one sailing from Marseille and the other from Sanremo – set off at midnigh...

  • 2016 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship film released

    sail-world.com 08 Jun '16, 9am

    America's Cup - AC50 construction uncovered - Part 2 - Wings and Costs Second part of a two-part series looking at the AC50 construction progress at Core Builders Composites Second part of a two-part series looking at the construction progress at Core Builders Composites, and features...