sail-world.com Archives - 22 July 2017, Saturday

  • Rolex Fastnet Race – Fight to be first home https://t.co/0Es7ILnbcJ

    Fastnet Race – Fight to be first home

    sail-world.com 17 Jul '17, 5pm

    According to tactician Brad Butterworth, their fight with CQS is likely to come down to the weather. 'If there is any breeze it will make a big difference as to who wins across the line. If there are any powered up situations then Rambler will do pretty well, but if it is light airs r...

  • Thank you Sail-World Asia Louis Vuitton America's Cup – Oracle take a win https://t.co/Ppi5AhhQt1

    Louis Vuitton America's Cup – Oracle take a win

    sail-world.com 25 Jun '17, 12pm

    Louis Vuitton America's Cup – Oracle take a win by Nic Douglass today at 11:59 am Louis Vuitton America's Cup Nic Douglass / www.AdventuresofaSailorGirl.com Tweet We have a race on our hands! Here is my recap of the third day of racing at the 35th Louis Vuitton America's Cup including...

  • Rolex Fastnet Race – Not just about winning https://t.co/USwQ9qmDad

    Fastnet Race – Not just about winning

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

    Many teams are also taking the opportunity to raise money for charity. Bill Blain returns with his Comet 41S Batfish V fund raising for Sail 4 Cancer and Wessex Heartbeat, having recently had a triple heart bypass operation. Meanwhile Dream or Two Sailing, owners of Fortissima, are us...

  • Rolex China Sea Race - Famous Classic Yacht Dorade Takes on Asia

    China Sea Race - Famous Classic Yacht Dorade Takes on Asia

    sail-world.com 06 Jun '17, 6am

    In 2015, Dorade completed a four-year campaign retracing the steps of all the major ocean races that the boat had won in the 1930s; in each case beating the boat's original elapsed time performance, and winning the 2013 TransPacific Race overall, 77 years after her first overall win i...

  • Louis Vuitton America's Cup Qualifiers images by Studio Borlenghi

    sail-world.com 04 Jun '17, 4am

    Oracle win Qualifiers - Emirates choose Land Rover BAR to face in Semi This morning's catch up with Regatta Director, Iain Murray. We chat about the expected thunderstorms today This morning's catch up with Regatta Director, Iain Murray. We chat about the expected thunderstorms today,...

  • Louis Vuitton America's Cup– More Day 2 action shots by Jude Robertson

    sail-world.com 30 May '17, 3pm

    Louis Vuitton America's Cup Qualifiers –Day 2 images by Jude Robertson Photographer Jude Robertson has provided this gallery of images from day two Photographer Jude Robertson has provided this gallery of images from day two Posted today at 3:54 pm America's Cup - Second error by Umpi...

  • 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...