Archive for the ‘Sailing’ Category

German, Polish and Spanish racers claim Para World Sailing titles

German, Polish and Spanish racers claim Para World Sailing titles
German Sailor Heiko Kroger Home nation favourite Heiko Kröger claimed the title in the 2.4 Norlin OD, Poland’s Piotr Cichocki clinically snapped up gold in the Men’s Hansa 303 and Spain’s Violeta del Reino sailed exceptionally on the final day to seal a convincing victory.   The final...
June 25th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Para World Sailing Championships going down to the wire

Para World Sailing Championships going down to the wire
Violeta del Reino leads the Hansa A scintillating finale at the Para World Sailing Championships is on the cards in Kiel, Germany after the penultimate day of competition was as close as close could be.   Three races across all three Para World Sailing disciplines were conducted and the leaderboards...
June 24th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

“Survival” sailing at the Para Worlds

“Survival” sailing at the Para Worlds
Australian 24 sailor Matthew Bugg Whatever wind was lacking on Thursday at the 2017 Para World Sailing Championships certainly wasn’t on Friday, as the breeze turned up several notches, pushing sailors into “survival” mode.   A strong 16 – 17 knot westerly breeze, gusting 28, swept across...
June 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

What a difference a day makes

What a difference a day makes
German Sailor 24 Heiko Kroger After the opening day of the 2017 Para World Sailing Championships was blessed with gorgeous sunshine and a 7-9 knot breeze, albeit shifty, Thursday was a massive contrast.   The day had a bit of everything. There were grey skies, heavy showers and no breeze in the morning....
June 22nd, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

39 nations ready to race at the Para World Sailing Championships

39 nations ready to race at the Para World Sailing Championships
Matt Bugg of Australia in the 24 Norlin OD The Para World Sailing Championships have opened in Kiel, Germany with more than 80 sailors from 39 nations registered to sail across three classes. Paralympic medallists, world champions, offshore sailors and sailors from eight new nations will race in the...
June 20th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Southampton Boat Show welcomes TheYachtMarket.com as official title sponsor

Southampton Boat Show welcomes TheYachtMarket.com as official title sponsor
l to r: Richard W. Roberts, CEO & Founder of TheYachtMarket.com, and Grant Burgham, Head of Commercial at British Marine, celebrate new partnership British Marine Boat Shows is delighted to announce a partnership deal with TheYachtMarket.com for the world-class Southampton Boat Show. The two-year...
June 20th, 2017 | Exhibitions, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Drama at the death as World Cup Series Final concludes

Drama at the death as World Cup Series Final concludes
Mantis and Kagialis win gold in the 470 Men There was drama at the death at the World Cup Series Final in Santander, Spain as the Men’s Heavyweight Dinghy, Finn, Medal Race provided a tense finale.   Four new World Cup Series Champions were crowned earlier on in the day but the best of the action...
June 11th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Medal Race places confirmed in six fleets at the World Cup Final

Medal Race places confirmed in six fleets at the World Cup Final
Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze of Brazil in the 49erFX Friday’s action at Sailing’s 2017 World Cup Series Final in Santander, Spain saw the Medal Race places decided in six of the 11 events.   The Men’s and Women’s Skiff, Windsurfers, Mixed Multihull and Foiling Formula Kiteboarding...
June 9th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Capitalise or catch up – World Cup Final Santander

Capitalise or catch up – World Cup Final Santander
49erFX racing in the heart of Santande Santander was baked in sunshine for the second day of World Cup racing as sailors looked to either capitalise on a great opening day, or play catch up after slow starts.   Conditions were near on perfect for the 260 sailors from 41 nations racing across the ten...
June 7th, 2017 | Sailing, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Olympic rivalry renewed in Santander

Olympic rivalry renewed in Santander
Santander ready for the week of racing The World Cup Series Final in Santander, Spain will see a familiar rivalry renewed when racing commences on Tuesday 6 June. Rio 2016 Olympic gold medallists Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze (BRA) will face off against silver medallists Alex Maloney and Molly Meech...
June 5th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Leading experts appointed to World Sailing’s Sustainability Commission

Leading experts appointed to World Sailing’s Sustainability Commission
Following the announcement of World Sailing’s sustainability strategy in November 2016, the international federation of the sport has appointed a leading group of experts to its first sustainability commission which will be chaired by Mike Golding OBE. One of the world’s most accomplished...
June 5th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Future champions battling at the North Sea Regatta, day 2

Future champions battling at the North Sea Regatta, day 2
Day 2 North Sea Regatta The Hague – Scheveningen, 27 May – 4 June 2017 What started as a grey and raining morning in The Hague – Scheveningen, turned into a day with champagne sailing conditions. We had to wait a little, but around noon the sun came out, the wind picked up and the...
June 3rd, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Sun and sea breeze, the battle in Scheveningen is on!!

Sun and sea breeze, the battle in Scheveningen is on!!
… The Hague – Scheveningen, 27 May – 4 June 2017 Another sunny day in Scheveningen. Day 2 for the Worlds J22 and the first race day for the 120 yachts in all ORC and IRC classes on the North Course. All smaller boats sailed together on the South Course, seven classes in total including...
June 2nd, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

A sunny start to the North Sea Regatta Week 2017

A sunny start to the North Sea Regatta Week 2017
Rotterdam Offshore Sailing Team takes line honours in Vuurschepenrace The Hague – Scheveningen, 27 May – 4 June 2017 On Saturday 27 May the North Sea Regatta Week 2017 kicked off with the Vuurschepen Race from Scheveningen to Harwich. The almost 70 teams participating in the Vuurschepenrace...
June 1st, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Bespoke London unveiled as third Show for London Boat Show 2018

Bespoke London unveiled as third Show for London Boat Show 2018
A premium event targeting a global high net worth audience Offering a new opportunity for you to meet extremely affluent consumers British Marine Boat Shows is delighted to announce Bespoke London as the eagerly awaited third Show – another very special event to compliment the London Boat Show and...
May 30th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Santander return for Olympic sailing

Santander return for Olympic sailing
Crowds watch on during the 2014 Worlds Olympic sailing will make a return to Santander, Spain for the finale of Sailing’s 2017 World Cup Series from 4-11 June 2017. The Spanish city hosted a memorable Sailing World Championships in 2014, welcoming more than 1,000 sailors from 84 nations racing...
May 29th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Worlds Confirmed – Junior 49er Europeans – Nacra Rules – Watch Sign Up

Worlds Confirmed – Junior 49er Europeans – Nacra Rules – Watch Sign Up
49er Worlds will offer a spectacular spectating experience on site, from the award winning Cruise Terminal of Leixoes or online! 49er Worlds are On in Matosinhos (Porto) The 49er Worlds will return to the waters of the tri-cities of Porto, but this time from Club Vela Atlantico in Matosinhos, the north...
May 26th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Preview North Sea Regatta Week 2017: It’s going to be a busy week!

Preview North Sea Regatta Week 2017: It’s going to be a busy week!
Picture credit: Sander van der Borch 64 boats on the start line of the Vuurschepen Race on 27 May 2017  On Saturday 27 May the North Sea Regatta Week 2017 kicks off with the Vuurschepen Race from Scheveningen to Harwich! On the start line we’ll see 64 yachts of which 38 yachts are fully crewed...
May 26th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

First attraction announced for new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show

First attraction announced for new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show
… Dedicated feature to showcase inland holidays British Marine Boat Shows is excited to unveil its first attraction for the brand new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show 2018. At the centre of this innovative new Holiday Show will be an interactive area focusing on recreating the spectacular...
May 24th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017 Day 2

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017 Day 2
Still a full house on Day 2 4TH POSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM KICK STARTS EAST MED’S PORT AND MARINA INVESTMENT DRIVE Greek government determined to capitalise on sea tourism’s growth potential  through concession and PPP investment models Thanks to the recent formation of an integrated national strategy...
May 24th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Kent’s Andy Reid returns to the oceans in new round-the-world record attempt

Kent’s Andy Reid returns to the oceans in new round-the-world record attempt
Andy Reid Kent’s Andy Reid (47) is returning to the oceans by joining the crew of Team Britannia, a new round-the-world record attempt. The self-confessed adrenaline junkie will join the round-the-world powerboat, which hopes to slash up to seven days off the current record of 60 days 23 hours 49 minutes,...
May 19th, 2017 | News, Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing and Volvo join forces for the future of sailing

World Sailing and Volvo join forces for the future of sailing
.. The Volvo Ocean Race, Volvo Group and Volvo Car Group will today become the Official Automotive Partner of World Sailing, the International Governing Body for the sport.   As part of an ambitious plan, World Sailing will partner with the Volvo Ocean Race, owned by Volvo Group and Volvo Car Group,...
May 18th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Poole Harbour Boat Show…

Poole Harbour Boat Show…
… POOLE HARBOUR BOAT SHOW – AN IMPRESSIVE LINE UP OF ON-WATER ACTIVITIES There’s just one week until the start of the Poole Harbour Boat Show, in association with Sunseeker, which runs from 19-21 May. In addition to more than 200 exhibitors, Royal Navy and Border Force vessels, four tall ships...
May 15th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Extend the summer and enjoy life on the water at Southampton Boat Show 2017

Extend the summer and enjoy life on the water at Southampton Boat Show 2017
Murray Ellis Returning for its 49th year, the Southampton Boat Show is planning to get more people than ever before participating in boating and watersports activities with an array of exciting on the water features at this year’s biggest festival of boating. With participation in the UK on the rise...
May 12th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Award-winning journalist returns to the oceans in new round-the-world record attempt

Award-winning journalist returns to the oceans in new round-the-world record attempt
Clive Tully Award-winning travel journalist and photographer Clive Tully (64) is returning to the waves by joining the crew of Team Britannia, a new round-the-world record attempt. The multiple world powerboat record-holder is part of the record attempt, which hopes to cut up to seven days off the current...
May 12th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More