sail-world.com Archives - 19 February 2018, Monday

  • Notice of Race posted for 54th edition of Rolex Big Boat Series at @StFYC

    Notice of Race posted for 54th edition of Rolex Big Boat Series

    sail-world.com 17 Feb '18, 4pm

    Notice of Race posted for 54th edition of Rolex Big Boat Series by Meredith Laitos 17 Feb 16:16 UTC 12-16 September 2018 Pac52s at the 2017 Rolex Big Boat Series © Sharon Green Tweet While there's no question that strategy, tactics and boatspeed ultimately win sailboat races, onshore ...

  • Sydney Hobart: Images from Studio Borlenghi: Part 2

    sail-world.com 31 Dec '17, 4am

    Rolex Sydney Hobart: Images from Studio Borlenghi: Part 2 by Studio Borlenghi 31 Dec 02:02 UTC 31 December 2017 LDV COMANCHE, Sail n: 12358, Bow n: 58, Owner: Jim Cooney, Country: AUS , Division: IRC, Design: Guillaume Verdier & Vplp © Carlo Borlenghi Tweet Three photographers from St...

  • RSHYR: Ten left at sea – all due in for New Year: Only 10 yachts remain at sea in Rolex Sydn https://t.co/nvdmvpO3Q0

    Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: Ten left at sea – all due in for New Year

    sail-world.com 30 Dec '17, 5am

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: Ten left at sea – all due in for New Year by Di Pearson, RSHYR Media 30 Dec 00:32 UTC 30 December 2017 Tweet This morning at 7.00am, only 10 yachts remain at sea in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's Rolex Sydney Hobart, with all expected ashore in ...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2017: Tussle for the Tattersalls - @IRCrating @rshyr

    Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2017: Tussle for the Tattersalls

    sail-world.com 29 Dec '17, 10am

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2017: Tussle for the Tattersalls by Bow Caddy Media 29 Dec 10:17 UTC 29 December 2017 Tattersalls Cup Winner © Dale Lorimer Tweet Across all sports what often takes the winner to next level is the strength of their competition, so it was no surprise to h...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: Line Honours video - @rshyr @WildOatsXI @IRCrating

    Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: Line Honours video

    sail-world.com 28 Dec '17, 5am

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: Line Honours video by Bow Caddy Media 28 Dec 05:22 UTC 28 December 2017 Wild Oats XI stretches out over LDV Comanche towards the finish line © Studio Borlenghi / Rolex / Luca Butto Tweet As the media boats reached the Iron Pot just before sunset to foll...

  • Video: Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race start @rshyr

    Video: Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race start

    sail-world.com 26 Dec '17, 6pm

    Video: Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race start by Bow Caddy Media 26 Dec 18:34 UTC 26 December 2017 Comanche heads south © Crosbie Lorimer Tweet With the growing predictions of a potential line honours race record for the 2017 edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht, you could have been...

  • Views of the crews of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - @rshyr @IRCrating @CYCAustralia

    Views of the crews of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    sail-world.com 26 Dec '17, 2pm

    Views of the crews of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race by Bow Caddy Media 26 Dec 14:52 UTC 26 December 2017 Ichi Ban heads south © Crosbie Lorimer Tweet With a forecast that seemed to suit everyone, the focus of many crews on Boxing Day appeared to be on just how fast they could rea...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart - Replay of start: Rolex Sydney Hobart - Replay of start - skirmishing s

    RSHYR - Replay of start - Supermaxi

    sail-world.com 26 Dec '17, 6am

    RSHYR - Replay of start - Supermaxi by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz 26 Dec 05:46 UTC 26 December 2017 Early on, and the little (R/P66) Wild Oats X was right in there punching above her weight, even with a man up the stick. © Beth Morley / www.sportsailingphotography.com Tweet S...

  • Greatness beckons those who dare in the 73rd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race @rshyr

    Greatness beckons those who dare in the 73rd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    sail-world.com 24 Dec '17, 2pm

    Greatness beckons those who dare in the 73rd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race by Quinag 24 Dec 14:35 UTC 26 December 2017 Royal Sydney Hobart Yacht Race start © Rolex / Daniel Forster Tweet For over seventy years, Australia has stood still at lunchtime on the 26 December to mark the sta...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Weather: The Navigators' Take - @rshyr @IRCrating @CYCAustralia

    Sydney Hobart Weather: The Navigators’ Take

    sail-world.com 23 Dec '17, 4pm

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Weather: The Navigators’ Take by Bow Caddy Media 23 Dec 15:57 UTC 26 December 2017 Comanche 2015 © Crosbie Lorimer Tweet A few days out from the start of the big race south to Hobart and the weather modelling is suggesting a relatively benign track, with a high ove...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: Who will win the Tattersall Cup? @rshyr @IRCrating

    Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: Who will win the Tattersall Cup?

    sail-world.com 23 Dec '17, 2pm

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: Who will win the Tattersall Cup? by Jim Gale, RSHYR Media 23 Dec 14:13 UTC 26 December 2017 Andrew Weiss, Craig Carter, Bob Steel, David /Peter Askew, Michel Quintin © Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Tweet It is just three days to the start of the 2017...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2017: It's crowded in here - @rshyr @IRCrating @CYCAustralia

    Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2017: It's crowded in here

    sail-world.com 22 Dec '17, 7am

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2017: It's crowded in here by Jim Gale, RSHYR Media 22 Dec 06:58 UTC 26 December 2017 Imalizard in the 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart © Rolex / Daniel Forster Tweet Comfy she is not - in her 40 foot hull Imalizard boasts no floor, no shower, no windows, no tab...

  • @SailWorldNews Southern Spars at the Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Southern Spars at the Rolex Sydney Hobart

    sail-world.com 18 Dec '17, 6am

    Black Jack, now owned by Queenslander Peter Harburg, will be clashing once again with old rival Wild Oats XI, the record eight-time Sydney-Hobart line honours’ champion. Wild Oat’s skipper Mark Richards will be looking to make it a third time lucky in this race, as his super maxi has ...

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: The siren call of Hobart - @rshyr @CYCAustralia @IRCrating

    Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: The siren call of Hobart

    sail-world.com 14 Dec '17, 11am

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: The siren call of Hobart by Jim Gale / RSHYR media 14 Dec 11:32 UTC Tony Ellis at the Rolex Sydney Hobart launch © Andrea Francolini Tweet This year Tony Ellis will become just the second person ever to compete in 50 Sydney Hobart races when the fleet d...

  • Clipper Ventures supporting Invictus Games Sydney 2018 for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    Clipper Ventures supporting Invictus Games Sydney 2018 for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    sail-world.com 05 Dec '17, 9am

    Clipper Ventures supporting Invictus Games Sydney 2018 for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race by Morgan Kasmarik 5 Dec 06:26 UTC 20-27 October 2018 Australian Invictus Yacht © Morgan Kasmarik Tweet Clipper Ventures, the organisers of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, is proud to ann...

  • Exceptional fleet braced for 73rd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    Exceptional fleet braced for 73rd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    sail-world.com 20 Nov '17, 5pm

    A winner in 2002 and 2008, his current boat also triumphed under the name Balance in 2015. Steel, too, is up against it. This segment of the fleet is full of pedigree. Italian yacht, Mascalzone Latino owned by Vincenzo Onorato, enters after back-to-back wins in her last two 600-mile o...

  • Voting opens for 2017 Rolex World Sailor of Year Awards

    Voting opens for 2017 Rolex World Sailor of Year Awards

    sail-world.com 05 Nov '17, 3am

    Voting opens for 2017 Rolex World Sailor of Year Awards by World Sailing today at 2:57 am Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards World Sailing Tweet World Sailing is now inviting the sailing community, sports fan and the public to vote for one male and one female who they think should ...

  • Leaderboard taking shape on Day 5 of Rolex Middle Sea Race

    Leaderboard taking shape on Day 5 of Rolex Middle Sea Race

    sail-world.com 25 Oct '17, 2pm

    Dominique Tian's Ker 46 Tonnerre de Glen appears to have won IRC Three. The French team are all from Marseille and for long periods of the race Tonnerre was in the hunt for the overall win. Gear failure would eventually put paid to their assault. “This is why I love offshore racing,” ...

  • CQS to sail Rolex Middle Seas Race without DSS foils

    CQS to sail Rolex Middle Seas Race without DSS foils

    sail-world.com 20 Oct '17, 5pm

    CQS to sail Rolex Middle Seas Race without DSS foils by John Roberson today at 5:53 pm CQS to sail Rolex Middle Seas Race without DSS foils &copy Andrea Francolini Photography http://www.afrancolini.com/ Tweet Ludde Ingvall’s CQS will sail the Rolex Middle Seas Race without her DSS fo...

  • Rolex Middle Sea Race – Fleet focuses on final preparations https://t.co/vismwMLFzZ

    Middle Sea Race – Fleet focuses on final preparations

    sail-world.com 19 Oct '17, 4pm

    Rolex Middle Sea Race – Fleet focuses on final preparations by RMYC today at 4:42 pm Gabriele Bruni racing a big breeze in 2014 – Rolex Middle Sea Race &copy Rolex/ Kurt Arrigo http://www.regattanews.com Tweet The Royal Malta Yacht Club is a hive of activity today, as the 110-boat int...

  • Rolex Middle Sea Race – One month out https://t.co/WK7jVzZquO

    Middle Sea Race – One month out

    sail-world.com 21 Sep '17, 12pm

    That said, Endlessgame’s owner Pietro Moschini is taking nothing for granted. Despite a great result at the Giraglia, he believes they have a long way to go to get the best out of the yacht. He also points out that this will be his first attempt at the Rolex Middle Sea Race, something...

  • Six perpetual trophies awarded on final day of Rolex Big Boat Series

    sail-world.com 18 Sep '17, 4am

    And while any racecourse hardware is to be celebrated, the Rolex Big Boat Series perpetual trophies, which reside at the StFYC, are especially desirable, as each is engraved with the names of the winning team whose skippers also receive an engraved Swiss-made Rolex Oyster Perpetual Su...

  • Steel blades sharpened for the Rolex Big Boat Series

    Steel blades sharpened for the Rolex Big Boat Series

    sail-world.com 14 Sep '17, 4am

    Steel blades sharpened for the Rolex Big Boat Series by St. Francis Yacht Club today at 4:23 am MOD70 Trimaran Orion in the 2016 The Rolex Big Boats Series &copy Rolex/Daniel Forster http://www.regattanews.com Tweet Burgees flutter and spectra halyards slap against carbon-fiber and al...

  • France annihilates Rolex Fastnet Race competition for a third time

    France annihilates Rolex Fastnet Race competition for a third time

    sail-world.com 15 Aug '17, 1pm

    In IRC Two Gilles Fournier and Corinne Migraine's J/133 Pintia managed to fend off the advances of long term rival Nick and Suzi Jones' First 44.7, Lisa, skippered for the race by RORC Commodore Michael Boyd. These two boats led IRC Two into Plymouth with the lower-rated Pintia's time...

  • More from the Rolex Fastnet Race by Nic Douglass

    More from the Rolex Fastnet Race by Nic Douglass

    sail-world.com 14 Aug '17, 3pm

    More from the Rolex Fastnet Race by Nic Douglass by Nic Douglass today at 3:13 pm Piers Hugh Smith – Rolex Fastnet Race © Nic Douglass / www.AdventuresofaSailorGirl.com Tweet So many adventures, and so little time! At the Fastnet we covered action from the start, to the Volvo and the ...

  • Rolex China Sea Race - First time entry Shanghai seeks crew

    China Sea Race - First time entry Shanghai seeks crew

    sail-world.com 14 Aug '17, 8am

    Rolex China Sea Race - First time entry Shanghai seeks crew by RHKYC today at 8:10 am Shanghai at China Cup &copy China Cup / Studio Borlenghi http://www.carloborlenghi.net/ ? Tweet The third Chinese entry in the 2018 Rolex China Sea Race has been received from Hanse 575, Shanghai. Sh...

  • International competitors look back at the Rolex Fastnet Race

    sail-world.com 13 Aug '17, 3am

    One of the most intriguing but little known entries in this year's Rolex Fastnet Race was Bogatyr, campaigned by a Russian crew led by Igor Rytov. To say that Rytov is a 'keen yachtsman' would be an understatement. At present he says he races around 200 days a year. This time on the w...

  • Rolex Fastnet Race - The desire to succeed

    Fastnet Race - The desire to succeed

    sail-world.com 12 Aug '17, 8am

    Success in sport requires considerable determination and perseverance; they in turn require a goal to fuel them. In the case of French yachtsman, Didier Gaudoux, his dream was to win the Rolex Fastnet Race. It was an ambition conceived in the late 1970s, when he made his first forays ...

  • Rolex Fastnet Race – Three in a row for Night and Day https://t.co/J31DGAWeZ1

    Fastnet Race – Three in a row for Night and Day

    sail-world.com 11 Aug '17, 2pm

    The fight for IRC Four honours was initially between four boats including the lead duo, another JPK 10.10 Richard Fromentin's Cocody and the rather different S&S 41 heavyweight, Harry J Heijst's Winsome. 'The first to separate was Cocody which made a small mistake and after that it wa...

  • Rolex Fastnet Race – Poised to join the pantheon of greats https://t.co/yBG24NCNUA

    Fastnet Race – Poised to join the pantheon of greats

    sail-world.com 11 Aug '17, 12pm

    The Loisons were succeeded in 2015 by another French yacht, the JPK 10.80 Courrier Du Leon. For owner Géry Trentesaux, then 57, winning the Rolex Fastnet, was the fulfilment of a long and proud sailing career. “I did my first RORC races at the age of 14. Winning your class is one thin...