Archive for the ‘Sailing’ Category

ABP Southampton working to maintain safety during Cowes Week

ABP Southampton working to maintain safety during Cowes Week
The Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) AIS screen during Cowes Week ​ ABP Southampton working to maintain safety during Cowes Week ABP Southampton is preparing for the challenge of managing all of the traffic that will flow through the port during this year’s Cowes Week, which will see up to 8,000 competitors...
August 8th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Missing the boat: UK kids Un-shore of A-B-Seas

Missing the boat: UK kids Un-shore of  A-B-Seas
Lesley Robinson Missing the boat: UK kids Un-shore of  A-B-Seas 35% of British kids have never been in a boat on the sea and close to a quarter (24%) have never been swimming in the ocean Almost one in three (27%) don’t know the Earth’s surface is covered primarily by water Just over one in 10...
August 8th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Reports, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing implements new quality control processes for all Olympic Classes

World Sailing implements new quality control processes for all Olympic Classes
World Sailing implements new quality control processes for all Olympic Classes World Sailing implements new independent quality control processes to secure and improve the quality and consistency of Olympic equipment As part of the process of finalising the equipment for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games,...
July 26th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Team Beijaflore Tour Voile Champions 2019

Team Beijaflore Tour Voile Champions 2019
.. Team Beijaflore Tour Voile Champions 2019 A truly unforgettable Super Final of the Tour Voile served up an even higher than usual dose of tension, excitement and top-level sailing – all set against the stunning backdrop of the Baie des Anges in Nice. A thrilling match within the match saw overall...
July 21st, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019, Day 5

Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019, Day 5
Coming down to the fifth race in the finals, Egnot- Johnson prevailed. Photo credit: Andrew Delves – RNZYS Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019, Day 5 Egnot-Johnson (NZL) survives a late charge by Takahashi (NZL) to win the finals 3-2; by all accounts, the closest racing in the 53-year...
July 21st, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Fighting to the Finish in Nice

Fighting to the Finish in Nice
. Fighting to the Finish in Nice There is very little that is predictable about the racing in the Tour Voile and this 42nd edition is no exception. From the top eight boats that qualify for the Nautical Stadium Finals to the daily winners and even the wind conditions, anything can and does happen on...
July 20th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019, Day 4

Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019, Day 4
Nick Egnot-Johnson (NZL) had a good day Friday, advancing to the semi-finals and then going 1-1 with Jack Parkin (USA). In the other Semi, pre-regatta favorite Leonard Takahashi (NZL) lost two races to Frank Dair (USA). The Semis, first-to-win-three-races, continue on Saturday, followed by the first-to-three...
July 20th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Cheminées Poujoulat burns bright in Hyères

Cheminées Poujoulat burns bright in Hyères
Cheminées Poujoulat burns bright in Hyères Robin Follin, Gaulthier Germain and Antoine Rucard of Cheminées Poujoulat shot off the line in today’s Nautical Stadium Final and stormed around the course in textbook fashion, never really looking like they were in danger of being caught. Coupled with...
July 19th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019 —

Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019 —
Jack Parkin (USA, Riverside YC) and his team of Bram Brakman, Victoria Thompson, and Wiley Rogers had a stellar day, 4 wins and 1 loss, to advance to second on the leaderboard Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019 — 53rd GovCup: Leonard Takahashi (NZL) continues his winning ways;...
July 19th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Three gold medals decided at the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships

Three gold medals decided at the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships
… Three gold medals decided at the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championship The penultimate day of the 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships in Gdynia, Poland saw three gold medals decided ahead of Friday’s final races. There are double celebrations in the 420 fleets tonight after Seb...
July 18th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019 – Day 2

Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019 – Day 2
Frank Dair (USA, California YC) had a good Day 2, moving up to second on the leaderboard one point behind leader Leonard Takahashi (NZL, Royal New Zealand YS). Round-robin racing continues on Thursday.(Picture credits: Tom Walker / Maserati) Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019 Day 2:...
July 18th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Gdynia’s Butowski shines on home waters at the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships

Gdynia’s Butowski shines on home waters at the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships
. Gdynia’s Butowski shines on home waters at the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships Local sailor Tytus Butowski is leading the hopes of the home nation at the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships in Gdynia, Poland, sitting atop of the Boy’s Laser Radial fleet. Butowski is a resident of...
July 17th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019 —

Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019 —
Finn Tapper (AUS) and Leonard Takahashi (NZL) are tied for the lead at the 53rd GovCup after day one. Takahashi copped a pre-start penalty from the umpires in his match with Tapper, but managed to take the penalty and go on to win the match after Tapper’s incident with Matt Whitfield (GBR). Balboa Yacht...
July 17th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Golfe du Morbihan Breizh Cola racks up breezy first win

Golfe du Morbihan Breizh Cola racks up breezy first win
Golfe du Morbihan Breizh Cola racks up breezy first win Port Barcarès delivered some superb breeze and brought youth and female teams to the fore in the Coastal Raid of Act 5. After almost four hours on the water, the youth team of Golfe du Morbihan Breizh Cola (Solune Robert, Louis Flament and Charles...
July 16th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Beach party opens the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships

Beach party opens the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships
. Beach party opens the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships The Port of Gdynia was baked in sunshine on Sunday night as the 409 sailors from 66 nations took to the city beach for the opening ceremony of the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships. A party atmosphere was present in the Polish city,...
July 14th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

In Les Sables d’Olonne on Bastille Day Morrison and Renaissance Services make it three stadium wins

In Les Sables d’Olonne on Bastille Day Morrison and Renaissance Services make it three stadium wins
. In Les Sables d’Olonne on Bastille Day Morrison and Renaissance Services Make It Three Stadium Wins Stevie Morrison the Oman Sail team on Renaissance Services became the only team on the 2019 Tour Voile to win three Stade Nautique finals when they emerged triumphant from the most exciting stadium...
July 14th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

In Sunny Les Sables d’Olonne it’s a second coastal win for Beijaflore

In Sunny Les Sables d’Olonne it’s a second coastal win for Beijaflore
.. In Sunny Les Sables d’Olonne It’s A Second Coastal Win For Beijaflore Valentin Bellet and the Beijaflore team won the 32 nautical miles Act 4 coastal race off Les Sables d’Olonne today. As the seven stage 2019 Tour Voile passes its theoretical midway point today, the team which finished third...
July 13th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Rest, Recover and Recap

Rest, Recover and Recap
. Rest, Recover and Recap It is a well-deserved rest day on the Tour Voile 2019. Racing resumes in Les Sables d’Olonne and there are still    four of the seven Acts still to be contested: Les Sables d’Olonne on the Atlantic Vendée coast followed by the Med events at Port Barcarès, Hyères...
July 12th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Anticipation building for 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships

Anticipation building for 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships
. Anticipation building for 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships The 2019 edition of the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships is just days away and anticipation is building as the sailors from 66 nations start to arrive in Gdynia, Poland.  More than 400 sailors are coming in to race across...
July 11th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty

Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty
John Faraclas Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 34 points earlier on today at 1,759. Geopolitical uncertainty the name of the game… John Faraclas brief daily recap: It was only yesterday that we witnessed the first hiccup following over weeks  of...
July 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Inland Waterways, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Renaissance Services Bounce Back to Fécamp Stadium Victory

Renaissance Services Bounce Back to Fécamp Stadium Victory
.. Renaissance Services Bounce Back to Fécamp Stadium Victory Stevie Morrison and the Oman Sail crew of Renaissance Services became the first team on the 2019 Tour Voile to win two Finals when they took every chance they could and triumphed in the Act 2 Fécamp Stadium Final. Their hard earned second...
July 9th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Champions crowned on last day of 2019 Para World Sailing Championships

Champions crowned on last day of 2019 Para World Sailing Championships
. Champions crowned on last day of 2019 Para World Sailing Championships Four sets of medallists were decided on an exciting fifth and final day of racing at the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships in Puerto Sherry, El Puerto de Santa María, Cadiz, Spain. Damien Seguin (FRA), Fabrizio Olmi & Davide...
July 7th, 2019 | Rowing, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Qualification races end in style as the best progress on Day 4 of the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships

Qualification races end in style as the best progress on Day 4 of the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships
. Qualification races end in style as the best progress on Day 4 of the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships The last day of fleet racing at the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships in Puerto Sherry, El Puerto de Santa María, Cadiz, Spain saw the line-ups for Sunday’s final showdown confirmed. 33...
July 6th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Oman Sail’s Renaissance Services Win Day 2 in Dunkirk

Oman Sail’s Renaissance Services Win Day 2 in Dunkirk
.. Oman Sail’s Renaissance Services Win Day 2 in Dunkirk After a disappointing opening to their 2019 Tour Voile campaign, missing out on the eight boat Final for the first of three back-to-back days of stadium racing in Dunkirk, Oman Sail’s Stevie Morrison, Quentin Ponroy and Abdul Al Mashari bounced...
July 6th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Medal contenders make gains on Day 3 of the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships

Medal contenders make gains on Day 3 of the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships
.. Medal contenders make gains on Day 3 of the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships The top performers continued to sail consistently on the third day of racing at the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships in Puerto Sherry, El Puerto de Santa María, Cadiz, Spain. Each class is starting to see its medal...
July 6th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More