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Dr Ruth McKernan CBE, Innovate UK meets with British Marine member companies at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show

Dr Ruth McKernan CBE, Innovate UK meets with British Marine member companies at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show
l to r: Sean Strevens, MD, Cheetah Marine; Dr Ruth McKernan CBE, Chief Executive, Innovate UK; Howard Pridding, Chief Executive, British Marine; Denise Barlow, Solent Growth Hub. British Marine welcomed Dr Ruth McKernan CBE, Chief Executive at Innovate UK to the opening day of TheYachtMarket.com today...
September 15th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Britons Saxton and Dabson Win 2017 Nacra 17 World Championship

Britons Saxton and Dabson Win 2017 Nacra 17 World Championship
… From the closest and most exciting finish to a world championship Medal Race in the Olympic history of the multihull class, Great Britain’s Ben Saxton and Katie Dabson pipped Spanish rivals Fernando Echavarri and Tara Pacheco, foiling at full speed across the finish line to win the 2017 Nacra...
September 11th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Capers volatility lift the BDI and Wets too amid nature’s tempest…

Capers volatility lift the BDI and Wets too amid nature’s tempest…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 36 points earlier on and now reads 1,332; on a weekly basis it was up 150 points raising hopes but we want you all to stay put until the BDI goes over and above the  2,200 points – the December 2013 level! The Wets were also up but with very...
September 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Danes Lead Into the Sharp End of the Nacra 17 World Championships

Danes Lead Into the Sharp End of the Nacra 17 World Championships
.. The top two crews at the Nacra 17 World Championship both emerged from a challenging Race 7 of the Qualifying Series with their worst results yet. But, showing the hallmarks of potential champions, both regrouped and were immediately back into their stride during the subsequent two heats and so head...
September 7th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

The low-down on the Mini sailors

The low-down on the Mini sailors
.. To note: – Meeting in Paris between a delegation of racers and the press – A common base yet a host of different stories – Mini sailors set great store by the fundamentals of the race – The Mini-Transat La Boulangère in figures It’s in Paris, near the Place de la Bastille,...
September 7th, 2017 | Associations, Press and Media, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Gimson and Burnett Lead GBR 1-2 After US Crew Penalised At Nacra 17 Worlds

Gimson and Burnett Lead GBR 1-2 After US Crew Penalised At Nacra 17 Worlds
… American duo Riley Gibbs and Louisa Chafee lead the Nacra 17 World Championships after the first three qualifying races were contested in light, sub 10 kt breezes and pleasant sunshine off La Grande Motte’s Baie de Aigues Mortes. They were protested after racing for a measurement infringement...
September 5th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Weather | Read More

World Sailing invites bids for World Cup Series events

World Sailing invites bids for World Cup Series events
World Sailing is inviting Host Cities and Member National Authorities to bid for Sailing’s World Cup Series Final in 2018 and 2019 as well as the European Round in 2019 and 2020. By Daniel Smith – World Sailing Click here to view the World Cup Series Final Bid Guide. Click here to view the World...
September 4th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

New Champions usher in new era for Skiff sailors

New Champions usher in new era for Skiff sailors
Matasinhos, Portugal (2 September 2017) – Another day meant another obstacle from mother nature at the 2017 International 49er and FX World Championship, where an unstable land breeze teased the gold medal fleets this morning for their 10 AM start.  Both the men’s 49er and the women’s FX skiff...
September 2nd, 2017 | Events, News, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Olympic Skiffs Sidelined in Portuguese Calms

Olympic Skiffs Sidelined in Portuguese Calms
Adidas Sailing Daily Show features the Dutch FX squad, new European Champions Tina Lutz and Susan Beucke, and preview from class manager, Ben Remocker ****** Fog, Light Winds Kill First Two Days of World Championship   Porto, Portugal (29 August 2017) – They’re some of the fastest sailors ever to...
August 29th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Changing of the Guard in 49er – A Tough Bet to Place

Changing of the Guard in 49er – A Tough Bet to Place
For the first time since 2008, the … will not be any of Iker Martinez/ Xabi Fernandez, Nathan Outteridge/ Iain Jensen, or Peter Burling/ Blair Tuke. It is a testament to the strength of the 49er Class that each of these three champions are now leading top professional sailing programs in the Americas...
August 27th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Kingfisher Yacht Ropes partners with International 49er and International Nacra 17 Class Associations

Kingfisher Yacht Ropes partners with International 49er and International Nacra 17 Class Associations
Yorkshire, UK – 21st August 2017 – Kingfisher Yacht Ropes, the marine specific arm of innovative rope products distributer, the DSM Group, has entered into a partnership agreement with the International 49er Class and International Nacra 17 Class Associations. DSM, a family run business, was established...
August 21st, 2017 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Sports, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

How to follow the Laser Radial Worlds 2017

How to follow the Laser Radial Worlds 2017
From 21 – 26 August 2017, the world’s best Laser Radial sailors will participate in the first World Championships held in the Netherlands since the Laser Radial became an Olympic-class boat in 2008. The two fleets of 100 women and 64 men representing 45 countries will sail two races back-to-back...
August 17th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Millie Mackintosh to officially open 2017’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show

Millie Mackintosh to officially open 2017’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show
Millie Mackintosh Fashion and Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Millie Mackintosh, will headline Britain’s biggest festival of boating this year. Often found out on the water herself, Millie will be officially opening the Show on Friday 15 September at 11am, helping to kick off 10 days of incredible fun at...
August 15th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

CONFIRMED: Legends Theatre!

CONFIRMED: Legends Theatre!
Artists impression The Legends Theatre, packed with sailing superstars from past and present, will be at the heart of the 2018 London Boat Show. Inspiring and exciting visitors to the Show and its two complementary events, the Boating & Watersports Holiday Show and Bespoke London, this intimate...
August 9th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The 2018 World Championships Test Event begins in Aarhus

The 2018 World Championships Test Event begins in Aarhus
Sailors-ready-to-launch-on-day-one-of-the-Aarhus-Worlds-Test-Event The Aarhus 2018 Sailing World Championships Test Event begins today in the Bay of Aarhus, for a week of preparations for sailors, Race Officials and event organizers, prior to the 2018 Worlds. Held from 7-13 August 2017 at the Egå Marina...
August 8th, 2017 | Events, News, Sailing, Sports | Read More

German Women Conquer Skiffs, Italy Wins First Foiling Catamaran Championship In Survival Conditions

German Women Conquer Skiffs, Italy Wins First Foiling Catamaran Championship In Survival Conditions
German Women Conquer Skiffs, Italy Wins First Foiling Catamaran Championship In Survival Conditions Men’s 49er Cancelled, British Take Crown In a day characterized by huge gusts, out-of-control runs, capsizes and wild wind shifts, Tina Lutz and Susan Beucke took complete control of the 49erFX fleet.  The...
August 4th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Weather | Read More

Big risks and big rewards on moving day

Big risks and big rewards on moving day
… Top Teams Advance To Theatre-Style Medal Racing With the all-important Medal Race cutoff kicking in today for all three fleets at the 49er/49erFX/Nacra17 European Championship in Kiel, Germany, all pressure was on the ‘bubble’ teams to perform at their best.  Some rose to the challenge,...
August 3rd, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Locals Surge Ahead As Finals Begin, Finnish Foiling Heroics On Day 4 of European Championship

Locals Surge Ahead As Finals Begin, Finnish Foiling Heroics On Day 4 of European Championship
Light and shifty winds continued today over Kiel Bay as Finals action began for the top of the Olympic 49er and 49erFX fleets, while the foiling Nacra 17 knocked off three more races in their first-ever regatta in the Olympic multihull’s new flying configuration. Locally-based teams took advantage...
August 2nd, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

The decisions behind London Boat Show’s relaunch explained

The decisions behind London Boat Show’s relaunch explained
Chief officer of boatshows, Murray Ellis The London Boat Show will be different. The 2018 event will be five days, welcoming two new additions alongside it to offer visitors three shows in one venue and widening its audience target and reach. We want you to be as aware and involved in this new Show...
August 2nd, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Flying, Crashing, and On Day 2 of European Championship

Flying, Crashing, and On Day 2 of European Championship
Another sunny, bright, breezy day welcomed the combined Olympic fleets of Nacra 17, 49er, and 49erFX race boats today as the 2017 European Championship continued in Germany’s North Sea port of Kiel.  The 49er and 49erFX entered their second day of competition while all eyes were on the brand new...
July 31st, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

40th anniversary edition of the Tour de France à la Voile does not disappoint

40th anniversary edition of the Tour de France à la Voile does not disappoint
Twenty-nine teams, nine Acts, eight Coastal Raids and more Nautical Stadium Races than you can shake a stick at are just a few of the numbers that cannot possibly sum up a marathon sailing event that is as exciting as it is exacting. The nine host ports touched on in the 40th Tour de France à la Voile:...
July 30th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The Day Before the Drama

The Day Before the Drama
… Practice Day Complete The 2017 European Championship for the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 is set to begin tomorrow, Sunday July 30. This will be the first event for the full foiling Nacra 17 since it evolved from its original C foil configuration to the Full Foil configuration, ushering in a new...
July 29th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Final showdown rewards Tahiti and Beijaflore

Final showdown rewards Tahiti and  Beijaflore
.. FONDATION FDJ – DES MAIN ET DES PIEDS CROWNED 2017 CHAMPIONS At the conclusion of a truly entertaining Super Final, Fondation FDJ – Des Mains et Des Pieds skippered by Damien Iehl and Damien Seguin, Tresors de Tahiti skippered by Teva Plichart and Beijaflore Sailing skippered by Valentin...
July 29th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Calm consistency wins as Fondation FDJ – Des Pieds et Des Mains claim championship with a day in hand

Calm consistency wins as Fondation FDJ – Des Pieds et Des Mains claim championship with a day in hand
… While Team SFS triumphed in spectacular style in today’s Coastal Raid, a third place finish in Nice was more than sufficient to assure Fondation FDJ – Des Pieds et Des Mains overall victory in the 40th edition of the Tour de France à la Voile. Eighteen points clear of Team SFS in second,...
July 28th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Twelve racers ready for the Youth Match Racing World Championship

Twelve racers ready for the Youth Match Racing World Championship
Harry Price at the 2016 Youth Match Racing Worlds Twelve of the best youth match racers will race out of the Balboa Yacht Club from 31 July to 5 August at the 2017 Youth Match Racing World Championship. The Championship brings together the best youth match racers from around the world, acknowledging...
July 28th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More