sail-world.com Archives - 30 May 2017, Tuesday

  • Louis Vuitton America's Cup – More action shots by Jude Robertson

    sail-world.com 28 May '17, 4pm

    America's Cup - All teams on the water for Day 2 of Qualifiers All six teams in the 35th America's Cup will be back in the water after herculean efforts by shore crews overnight. All six teams entered in the 35th America's Cup will be back in the water after herculean efforts by the J...

  • Registration in full swing for 2017 Rolex Big Boat Series

    Registration in full swing for 2017 Rolex Big Boat Series

    sail-world.com 26 May '17, 4am

    Registration in full swing for 2017 Rolex Big Boat Series by STFYC today at 4:29 am The Mod70 trimaran Orion and the Santa Cruz 50 Deception racing in the 2016 Rolex Big Boat Series &copy Rolex/Daniel Forster http://www.regattanews.com Tweet When it comes to determining the fastest gu...

  • Louis Vuitton America’s Cup challenger playoffs trophy and trunk https://t.co/nvUv3bKQy8

    Louis Vuitton America’s Cup challenger playoffs trophy and trunk

    sail-world.com 24 May '17, 3pm

    Louis Vuitton America’s Cup challenger playoffs trophy and trunk by America's Cup today at 4:22 pm Louis Vuitton America’s Cup challenger playoffs trophy and trunk America's Cup Tweet Louis Vuitton is proud to present the brand new trophy, and its trunk, to be awarded to the winning t...

  • Crystal ball-gazing for the Rolex Fastnet Race winner

    Crystal ball-gazing for the Rolex Fastnet Race winner

    sail-world.com 24 May '17, 11am

    'Our main objective this year is the Rolex Fastnet Race,' says Christian Maby, Dream Pearls' Team Manager. 'Our primary target is to win IRC 3. Obviously we want to win overall, but it is hard to predict because the weather determines how fast we will get to the Fastnet. Two years ago...

  • Capri Sailing Week action-shots by Studio Borlenghi

    sail-world.com 15 May '17, 4am

    GC32 Riva Cup - Team Tilt on the ascent as Realteam leaps ahead After yesterday’s three way near-tie at the top, the GC32 Riva Cup has a stand-out leader going into its final day. After yesterday’s three way near-tie at the top, the GC32 Riva Cup has a stand-out leader going into its ...

  • IC37 One-Design to ensure bright future at Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup

    IC37 One-Design to ensure bright future at Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup

    sail-world.com 14 May '17, 1pm

    “A decade ago, we created a new class of boat and a ground-breaking international sailing competition,” says Commodore Philip A. Lotz. “Both have been tremendous successes. The first four editions of the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup have set a new standard for interclub ...

  • Rolex Capri Sailing Week - Stars and Farrs

    Capri Sailing Week - Stars and Farrs

    sail-world.com 14 May '17, 6am

    Rolex Capri Sailing Week - Stars and Farrs by Yacht Club Italiano today at 6:40 am 2017 Rolex Capri Sailing Week Stefano Gattini Tweet The final day of racing in the 2017 Rolex Capri Sailing Week, sponsored by Rolex and organised by the Yacht Club Italiano, the Circolo del Remo e dell...

  • Rolex Capri Sailing Week - Day 3

    Capri Sailing Week - Day 3

    sail-world.com 13 May '17, 12am

    'We won the last race today because we had the best start. That is very important in a fleet this size,' Jahn said. 'We timed it perfectly and hit the line at full speed. We were able to control the fleet and did not have to bail out early as we have in some of the other races.' Evan ...

  • Rolex China Sea Race - 'Best Asian Regatta' - again!

    China Sea Race - 'Best Asian Regatta' - again!

    sail-world.com 21 Apr '17, 5am

    Rolex China Sea Race - 'Best Asian Regatta' - again! by RHKYC Media today at 5:37 am 2016 Rolex China Sea Race RHKYC/Guy Nowell Tweet In less than a year, the 2018 Rolex China Sea Race will take a competitive fleet 565 nm across the South China Sea from Hong Kong to Subic Bay in the P...

  • Rolex China Sea Race - Best Asian Regatta

    China Sea Race - Best Asian Regatta

    sail-world.com 21 Apr '17, 5am

    Rolex China Sea Race - Best Asian Regatta by RHKYC today at 5:53 am Alive - 2016 Rolex China Sea Race &copy Rolex/Daniel Forster http://www.regattanews.com Tweet In less than a year, the Rolex China Sea Race will take a competitive fleet 565 nautical miles across the South China Sea t...

  • Caleb Paine on winning a US Sailing Rolex Yachtsman of the Year Award

    Caleb Paine on winning a US Sailing Rolex Yachtsman of the Year Award

    sail-world.com 10 Mar '17, 8pm

    What is a bit unusual, however, is the fact that Paine took a different lane out of high school than most of his peers, setting college and career on hold to pursue his Olympic dreams. While this strategy is much more aligned with the Olympic tracks of many international sailors, it r...

  • Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2016 – Video – The Spirit of Yachting

    sail-world.com 08 Mar '17, 9pm

    A Q&A with Joe Mele of Triple Lindy about the 2016 Sydney Hobart Race I talked with Joe Mele, skipper of the sole U.S. boat that completed the 2016 Sydney Hobart Race, for a post-event Q&A. Almost ninety boats entered last year’s Sydney to Hobart Race, but only one, Triple Lindy (USA ...

  • John McRoberts and Jackie Gay – 2016 Rolex Sailor of the Year https://t.co/z6OuOxmU7S

    John McRoberts and Jackie Gay – 2016 Rolex Sailor of the Year

    sail-world.com 06 Feb '17, 5pm

    John McRoberts and Jackie Gay – 2016 Rolex Sailor of the Year by Sail Canada today at 5:22 pm John McRoberts and Jackie Gay – 2016 Rolex Sailor of the Year Sail Canada / Voile Canada http://www.sailing.ca/ Tweet John McRoberOn Saturday night, John McRoberts and Jackie Gay of Royal Vic...

  • US Sailing announces Rolex Yachtsman, Yachtswoman of the Year

    US Sailing announces Rolex Yachtsman, Yachtswoman of the Year

    sail-world.com 13 Jan '17, 2am

    Caleb Paine – US Sailing’s 2016 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year Under immense pressure to return Team USA to the Olympic podium in sailing, Caleb Paine prevailed in an epic medal race to earn a bronze medal in the Finn class, the Men's Heavyweight Dinghy at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. In ...

  • Exceptional take up for 47th Rolex Fastnet Race

    Exceptional take up for 47th Rolex Fastnet Race

    sail-world.com 09 Jan '17, 5pm

    Exceptional take up for 47th Rolex Fastnet Race by RORC Press on 9 Jan The lure of the Fastnet Rock as captured by Daniel Forster in the Rolex Fastnet Race &copy Rolex/Daniel Forster http://www.regattanews.com Tweet Entry into the Royal Ocean Racing Club's flagship event, the Rolex Fa...

  • China on the podium at Rolex Sydney-Hobart Race

    China on the podium at Rolex Sydney-Hobart Race

    sail-world.com 08 Jan '17, 10am

    It was an emotional owner and friends that produced the loudest per capita cheer as the finish line hooter sounded and UBox’s spinnaker floated to the deck. third overall in IRC and also overall winner of ORCi Division was quite an achievement for a team that didn’t even have a boat i...

  • Sydney Hobart Race - Komatsu Azzurro - ORCi 4 Division Winner

    sail-world.com 01 Jan '17, 10pm

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Race - Springday Pazazz IRC2 Division Winner With all the competitors now in Hobart the Division Winners Presentation Ceremony was held Dockside. We caught up wit With all the competitors now in Hobart the Division Winners Presentation Ceremony was held Dockside. W...

  • Sydney Hobart Race - Springday Pazazz IRC2 Division Winner

    sail-world.com 01 Jan '17, 9pm

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Race - Komatsu Azzurro - ORCi 4 Division Winner With all the competitors now in Hobart the Division Winners Presentation Ceremony was held Dockside. We caught up wit With all the competitors now in Hobart the Division Winners Presentation Ceremony was held Dockside...

  • Sydney Hobart - Cromarty Magellan - Corinthian Division Winner

    sail-world.com 01 Jan '17, 7am

    Rolex Sydney Hobart - Persistence prevails When British Navy Captain John Illingworth uttered the now immortal phrase: ‘I will, if you make a race of it,’ When British Navy Captain John Illingworth uttered the now immortal phrase: ‘I will, if you make a race of it,’ when presented wit...

  • Sydney Hobart Race 2016; Landfall at Last

    sail-world.com 30 Dec '16, 11am

    Rolex Sydney Hobart - Clipper Ventures 5 Arrival VIDEO With so much emphasis placed on the top end of the fleet, we thought we would bring you the arrival in Hobart of the With so much emphasis placed on the top end of the fleet, we thought we would bring you the arrival in Hobart of ...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Mad Dogs and Englishmen

    Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Mad Dogs and Englishmen

    sail-world.com 30 Dec '16, 7am

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Mad Dogs and Englishmen by Jim Gale today at 5:41 am Samskara on the way to Hobart - 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race &copy Rolex/Daniel Forster http://www.regattanews.com Tweet Australian sailors can be forgiven for entering the Rolex Sydney Hobart...

  • Newsflash - Rolex Sydney Hobart - Wild Oats XI retires

    sail-world.com 26 Dec '16, 10pm

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Race – Drag Race Except for one – Wild Oats XI has retired at sea with hydraulic ram issues, which actuate the canting keel. Except for one – Wild Oats XI has retired at sea with hydraulic ram issues, which actuate the canting keel. Commiserations to them, they’ll ...

  • Sydney Hobart Race - taking to the skies with Andrea Francolini

    sail-world.com 26 Dec '16, 8am

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Will this be the year of the V70’s? The current race leader of Rolex Sydney Hobart overall, New Zealand V70 Giacomo, is confident of maintaining full speed The current race leader of the Rolex Sydney Hobart overall, the New Zealand V70 Giacomo, is conf...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart - The Weather Gate

    Sydney Hobart - The Weather Gate

    sail-world.com 25 Dec '16, 10pm

    Finally, you have to hope that Huey, the God of Wind, allows your division to get the correct weather window that will allow you to proceed at the best possible speed down the New South Wales coast before leaping across to Tasmania and on to the corner at Tasman Island. At the same ti...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart - Live coverage details of start of record-breaker

    Sydney Hobart - Live coverage details of start of record-breaker

    sail-world.com 25 Dec '16, 12pm

    Rolex Sydney Hobart - Live coverage details of start of record-breaker by Sail-World.com NZL today at 11:54 am Wild Oats XI and Perpetual Loyal &copy Rolex/ Kurt Arrigo http://www.regattanews.com Tweet With just over 12 hours to the start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart race, the routing f...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Race – Sharpening the Swiss Army Knife https://t.co/zUp5iNri0m

    Sydney Hobart Race – Sharpening the Swiss Army Knife

    sail-world.com 24 Dec '16, 7pm

    However, and in spite of all of that, do look out for a record-breaking Line Honours attempt, some hard charging downhill by the powerful Volvo 70s, as well as the RP66, Alive. Like to gamble? Get a sneaky bet on that the TPs will get the tap on the shoulder as the division likely to ...

  • Family ties in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    Family ties in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    sail-world.com 24 Dec '16, 4am

    Family ties in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race by Di Pearson on 24 Dec Family ties - Nikolas, Jim and James Delegat on Sydney Harbour Andrea Francolini http://www.afrancolini.com/ Tweet It’s been said before that sailing with your family is a great way of bonding – a leveler - and so i...

  • Sydney Hobart Race - 89 yachts poised for great journey south

    sail-world.com 24 Dec '16, 3am

    Eager to extend her record of Rolex Sydney Hobart line honours successes is Wild Oats XI. Fastest to Hobart in eight of the last 11 races, her status as one of the race’s great names has long been guaranteed. Twice she has claimed the triple crown of line honours, overall victory and ...

  • Santa may deliver a sleigh ride for yachts in Rolex Sydney Hobart Race

    Santa may deliver a sleigh ride for yachts in Rolex Sydney Hobart Race

    sail-world.com 24 Dec '16, 3am

    In that race Wild Oats XI was forced to retire when an effort to reef the mainsail went horribly wrong and the sail shredded. “You’re only as good as your last race, and we weren’t good last year,” Richards said today. “Everything about that campaign was way too rushed, so we lacked t...

  • Clipper Events team ready to take on Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    Clipper Events team ready to take on Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    sail-world.com 24 Dec '16, 2am

    Jane and her fellow RSHYR team mates finished their race training today, which saw them practice spinnakers, offshore passages and complete the World Sailing Offshore Safety Course (ISAF) before enjoying a festive team dinner. “I have only been sailing for two years and am yearning to...