sail-world.com Archives - 05 December 2016, Monday

  • Bird Island Race - last chance ahead of Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    Bird Island Race - last chance ahead of Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    sail-world.com 01 Dec '16, 5am

    Ervin Vidor has entered Charlotte, his luxurious CNB 76, the envy of many a yachtie. Vidor, the co-founder of the Toga Group, is amongst the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race entries, but will do the race in some comfort and style. Line honours contenders are Giacomo, Jim Cooney’s V70 Ma...

  • Live for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race launch at CYCA + interviews

    Live for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race launch at CYCA + interviews

    sail-world.com 30 Nov '16, 2pm

    Live for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race launch at CYCA + interviews by Nic Douglass today at 1:51 pm Live for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race launch at CYCA © Nic Douglass / www.AdventuresofaSailorGirl.com Tweet Today marked the run into Boxing Day with the official media launch of the...

  • Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series finale in Fukuoka

    Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series finale in Fukuoka

    sail-world.com 20 Nov '16, 7pm

    At the top of the course Land Rover BAR moved to second, followed by Oracle Team USA, Groupama Team France, Emirates Team New Zealand and SoftBank Team Japan. Oracle Team USA avoided the left gate and sailed in better breeze to make a game of it with Land Rover BAR down the run. They ...

  • Land Rover BAR win Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series

    Land Rover BAR win Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series

    sail-world.com 20 Nov '16, 7am

    Land Rover BAR win Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series by America's Cup today at 6:38 am Land Rover BAR - Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series © ACEA / Ricardo Pinto http://photo.americascup.com/ Tweet Land Rover BAR - the British challenge headed by Olympic legend Ben Ainsli...

  • Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series Fukuoka – Day 1 https://t.co/ScJUUKoeH5

    Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series Fukuoka – Day 1

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

    Land Rover BAR are on 464 total points to Oracle Team USA’s 449 and ETNZ’s 443. Final results for race 1 were Land Rover BAR, Artemis Racing, Emirates Team New Zealand, Oracle Team USA, SoftBank Team Japan and Groupama Team France. There was a slight increase in breeze for the second ...

  • Stage set for final races of Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series

    Stage set for final races of Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series

    sail-world.com 18 Nov '16, 1pm

    Stage set for final races of Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series by America's Cup today at 11:56 am Stage set for final races - Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series © Ricardo Pinto / Oracle Team USA Tweet The stage is set for the final weekend of racing in the Louis Vuitton A...

  • Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series – Practice makes perfect

    sail-world.com 18 Nov '16, 12pm

    LV America’s Cup World Series – Artemis Racing take Toulon It is Artemis Racing who leave France celebrating after taking the regatta honours. Late summer sunshine greeted the thousands of spectators who made it out in force for Super Sunday at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Se...

  • Rolex Sailor of the Year - Gold medalists win again in Barcelona

    Sailor of the Year - Gold medalists win again in Barcelona

    sail-world.com 09 Nov '16, 1am

    Female Winners: Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark, Great Britain Spurred on by missing out on London 2012 gold in the 470 Class, Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark set about the Rio Games in determined fashion. They were near flawless in their build up. Gold at the 2015 Sailing World Cup Final...

  • Are you prepared for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race?

    sail-world.com 02 Nov '16, 7am

    Another modification for Wild Oats XI on the eve of the RSHYR Famous supermaxi Wild Oats XI is to undergo another modification on the eve of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. A year after undergoing dramatic structural surgery, where one-third of her hull was cut off at the bow and ...

  • Rolex World Sailors of the Year to be named in one week

    World Sailors of the Year to be named in one week

    sail-world.com 02 Nov '16, 5am

    Rolex World Sailors of the Year to be named in one week by Daniel Smith - World Sailing today at 4:30 am Rolex World Sailor of the Year Trophy Rolex Tweet Anticipation is high for the 2016 Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards, the most prestigious award of recognition in the dynamic ...

  • Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – The race that creates legends

    sail-world.com 01 Nov '16, 6am

    The famous 628-nm racecourse takes the fleet south along the New South Wales coast of the Tasman Sea before crossing the eastern edge of Bass Strait, and continuing down the east coast of Tasmania before the final, sometimes frustratingly slow, leg up the Derwent River to the historic...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – The race that creates legends https://t.co/Z5RgwChF8G

    Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – The race that creates legends

    sail-world.com 31 Oct '16, 4pm

    The famous 628-nm racecourse takes the fleet south along the New South Wales coast of the Tasman Sea before crossing the eastern edge of Bass Strait, and continuing down the east coast of Tasmania before the final, sometimes frustratingly slow, leg up the Derwent River to the historic...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Entries close with 100 yachts

    Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Entries close with 100 yachts

    sail-world.com 31 Oct '16, 3am

    It may be one of the big boats, an international boat such as Germany’s Varuna VI, or one like Paul Clitheroe’s TP52. There are nine TP52s entered, along with a trio of Cookson 50s, one of which won in 2013. Joining Balance (also won as Quest in 2008) from past overall winners are: Vi...

  • 2016 Rolex Middle Sea Race - It's a wrap

    sail-world.com 29 Oct '16, 5am

    Rolex Middle Sea Race – Will they, won't they? Tension was heightened as the door opened by Rambler 88’s finish in the early hours was widened further by more arrivals It was a trickle of finishers rather than a flood, but there was drama all the same, where the battle to secure class...

  • 2016 Rolex Middle Sea Race - Cippa Lippa wins ORC overall

    2016 Rolex Middle Sea Race - Cippa Lippa wins ORC overall

    sail-world.com 29 Oct '16, 5am

    The Italian Cookson 50 Cippa Lippa 8, owned by Guido Paolo Gamucci and skippered by Francesco Diddi, has won the ORC Class overall for the 2016 Rolex Middle Sea Race and will be awarded the Boccale del Mediterraneo Trophy at the Prize Giving on Saturday 29 October. It was the third Ro...

  • Maltese success in the Rolex Middle Sea Race

    Maltese success in the Rolex Middle Sea Race

    sail-world.com 27 Oct '16, 4pm

    Skippered by Timmy Camilleri, the Maltese Xp-44 XP-ACT finished the Rolex Middle Sea Race just before sunset on the fifth day of the 608-mile race, and was the first Maltese skipper to finish the race. This was Camilleri's twenty-third Rolex Middle Sea Race and this year he was racing...

  • Rolex Middle Sea Race – Overall winner announced https://t.co/paobqce6rj

    Middle Sea Race – Overall winner announced

    sail-world.com 26 Oct '16, 5pm

    Rolex Middle Sea Race – Overall winner announced by RMYC today at 6:18 pm Mascalzone Latino - Rolex Middle Sea Race &copy Rolex/ Kurt Arrigo http://www.regattanews.com Tweet The Royal Malta Yacht Club announced that Vincenzo Onorato's Cookson 50 Mascalzone Latino is the overall winner...

  • Middle Sea Race – Will they, won't they?

    sail-world.com 26 Oct '16, 12pm

    Maverick, owned by Quentin Stewart and skippered by Oliver Cotterell, is a recent launch and sports an innovative design which include DSS foils. Akin to short airplane wings, the foils protrude horizontally from the side of the hull to produce both righting moment and lift. Maverick ...

  • 2016 Rolex Middle Sea Race - The big picture

    2016 Rolex Middle Sea Race - The big picture

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

    2016 Rolex Middle Sea Race - The big picture by Rolex Middle Sea Race today at 8:23 am MOBY - 2016 Rolex Middle Sea Race &copy Rolex/ Kurt Arrigo http://www.regattanews.com Tweet 107 yachts started the 2016 Rolex Middle Sea Race with 94 yachts racing for the overall prize of the Rolex...

  • Rolex Middle Sea Race – Rambler 88 takes line honours for second year https://t.co/N619E6oz3C

    Middle Sea Race – Rambler 88 takes line honours for second year

    sail-world.com 25 Oct '16, 10am

    Quotes from George David, Owner, Rambler 88 About the race: “The story of the race was that we had a couple of big shut downs in the breeze,” commented George David, once ashore in Malta. “The first was near Messina before the strait and the second one was right around Stromboli. Each...

  • Rolex Middle Sea Race - Multihull record for Maserati Multi70

    Middle Sea Race - Multihull record for Maserati Multi70

    sail-world.com 25 Oct '16, 6am

    Rolex Middle Sea Race - Multihull record for Maserati Multi70 by Imagina today at 6:08 am Victory and record for the Maserati Multi70 - Rolex Middle Sea Race © Benedetta Pitscheider Tweet Giovanni Soldini and the Maserati Multi70 team were first across the finish-line in the 37th Role...

  • Rolex Middle Sea Race – Maserati Multi70 catches up with Phaedo3 https://t.co/z1mcfH3Yz6

    Middle Sea Race – Maserati Multi70 catches up with Phaedo3

    sail-world.com 23 Oct '16, 5pm

    Maserati Multi70 and Phaedo3 will have to beat all the way to the finish-line at Malta, which is now under 300 miles away. They are separated by a tiny distance of between two and five miles (depending on the angles) and are making similar speeds of between 12 and 16 knots. The two tr...

  • Rolex Middle Sea Race – Day 2 – Hold the Föhn https://t.co/lCvppbpgX2

    Middle Sea Race – Day 2 – Hold the Föhn

    sail-world.com 23 Oct '16, 4pm

    The “hairdryer” is having a considerable effect on the battle for both line honours and the overall win in the monohull fleet. George David's American Maxi Rambler 88 is in an epic battle to maintain their position at the front of the monohull fleet. In an effort to skirt the windless...

  • Middle Sea Race – Day 1 images by Ingrid Abery

    sail-world.com 22 Oct '16, 8pm

    Rolex Middle Sea Race – More action shots from Day 1 by Ingrid Abery Photographer Ingrid Abery has provided this gallery of images from day one Photographer Ingrid Abery has provided this gallery of images from day one Posted today at 8:29 pm Simply delivered – Rolex Middle Sea Race u...

  • Middle Sea Race – More action shots from Day 1 by Ingrid Abery

    sail-world.com 22 Oct '16, 8pm

    Rolex Middle Sea Race – Day 1 images by Ingrid Abery Photographer Ingrid Abery has provided this gallery of images from day one Photographer Ingrid Abery has provided this gallery of images from day one Posted today at 8:01 pm Simply delivered – Rolex Middle Sea Race underway The Gran...

  • 37th Rolex Middle Sea Race starts with 107 competitors at the line

    37th Rolex Middle Sea Race starts with 107 competitors at the line

    sail-world.com 22 Oct '16, 7pm

    37th Rolex Middle Sea Race starts with 107 competitors at the line by studio-imagina.it today at 7:16 pm 37th Rolex Middle Sea Race starts with 107 competitors at the line © Tullio Puglia Tweet A volley of cannon fire from the fortress overlooking Malta’s Grand Harbour marked the comm...

  • Phased leads the start of multihull class in the Rolex Middle Sea Race

    sail-world.com 22 Oct '16, 7pm

    Simply delivered – Rolex Middle Sea Race underway The Grand Harbour of Valletta is akin to a stadium offering vantage points both high and low and, of course on the water As the cannons of the Saluting Battery high up on the St. Peter and Paul Bastion signalled each class start, thous...

  • Simply delivered – Rolex Middle Sea Race underway https://t.co/XTHJaiTNj2

    Simply delivered – Rolex Middle Sea Race underway

    sail-world.com 22 Oct '16, 7pm

    Simply delivered – Rolex Middle Sea Race underway by RMYC today at 7:28 pm The start of the Rolex Middle Sea Race &copy Rolex/ Kurt Arrigo http://www.regattanews.com Tweet The start of the Rolex Middle Sea Race is one of the most colourful and iconic moments in world sailing. The Gran...

  • Who will win the Rolex Middle Sea Race?

    Who will win the Rolex Middle Sea Race?

    sail-world.com 21 Oct '16, 3pm

    “It looks similar to last year but in this race you have to expect anything.” commented Rambler 88 Project Manager, Mick Harvey. “Probably the biggest difference for Rambler this year, is that the boat is lighter and we are also racing without spinnakers, which has reduced our rating....

  • Maserati Multi70 to pour heart and passion into Rolex Middle Sea Race

    Maserati Multi70 to pour heart and passion into Rolex Middle Sea Race

    sail-world.com 21 Oct '16, 3pm

    The team is completed by Monaco-born Pierre Casiraghi, who began his career aboard Maserati in 2014 and makes a welcome return fresh from racing GC32 foiling cats on the 2016 Racing Tour 2016. “I’m delighted to be part of the crew for the Rolex Middle Sea Race. Everyone knows the boat...