sail-world.com Archives - 24 April 2017, Monday

  • 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...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Another TP52 year

    Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Another TP52 year

    sail-world.com 23 Dec '16, 9am

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Another TP52 year by Jim Gale today at 8:46 am Today’s panel Derek Sheppard, Martin Sheppard, Matt Allen, Paul Clitheroe, Shane Kearns, Robbo Robertson &copy Rolex/ Kurt Arrigo http://www.regattanews.com Tweet Rolex Sydney Hobart skipper Matt Allen ann...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Race – The Lazarette Pt II https://t.co/DweLxdTvHT

    Sydney Hobart Race – The Lazarette Pt II

    sail-world.com 23 Dec '16, 8am

    “To me, the Sydney to Hobart is like a start-up in a lot of ways. You’re all on the same journey, starting at the same place. You know what the variables are, some of them, but don’t know when or how they might affect you. You have to rely on your team, and everyone in the team has to...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Race – Left field, handshakes and buckets Pt. II https://t.co/X2KQbOnchm

    Sydney Hobart Race – Left field, handshakes and buckets Pt. II

    sail-world.com 23 Dec '16, 5am

    Current routing, which has to be viewed in light of the changes that can and do occur on the East coast of Australia, especially at this time of year, has the supermaxis at 1 day and 15 hours, which means they will have to work hard to be on record pace, which is 1:18 and some change....

  • Clagett sailors nominated for US Sailing Rolex Yachtsman of Year award

    Clagett sailors nominated for US Sailing Rolex Yachtsman of Year award

    sail-world.com 22 Dec '16, 6pm

    Clagett sailors nominated for US Sailing Rolex Yachtsman of Year award by Sam Crichton today at 5:14 pm Rick Doerr, Hugh Fruend and Brad Kendell US Sonar Paralympic team sailing at C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta 2015 © Billy Black / Clagett Regatta Tweet After a ye...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Race – Left field, handshakes and buckets https://t.co/UX5JiuZyRV

    Sydney Hobart Race – Left field, handshakes and buckets

    sail-world.com 22 Dec '16, 5am

    There are plenty more interesting revelations, explanations and comments in the subsequent parts two and three of ‘Left field, handshakes and buckets’. They will be here on Sail-World for you to read before the Rolex Sydney Hobart sets off. Current routing, which has to be viewed in l...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Race – Canines of the Sea https://t.co/0XKz5ezkDx

    Sydney Hobart Race – Canines of the Sea

    sail-world.com 20 Dec '16, 9pm

    Her power does not just extend to her ability to slice open many a nautical mile, however. Since the 60’s Fidelis has had just the five owners. By way of demonstrating the bond she forms with people, Fidelis’ third was actually crew for the second, before deciding to take it all on. W...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Race - That Viking spirit brings Swedes to Sydney

    Sydney Hobart Race - That Viking spirit brings Swedes to Sydney

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

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Race - That Viking spirit brings Swedes to Sydney by Jim Gale today at 7:34 am Jonas Grander - 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Andrea Francolini http://www.afrancolini.com/ Tweet A somewhat unfocused 2015 racing season in Sweden is the reason Jonas Grander boug...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Race – CQS continues to prepare for the challenge https://t.co/dZ3weHyb8X

    Sydney Hobart Race – CQS continues to prepare for the challenge

    sail-world.com 19 Dec '16, 11pm

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Race – CQS continues to prepare for the challenge by CQS on 19 Dec CQS with the mast re-stepped - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race CQS Tweet The mast has been installed back into Ludde Invall’s CQS in preparation for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race, after routine mainte...