Archive for the ‘Sailing’ Category

Poland’s Supermum proves she is the comeback queen as light airs

Poland’s Supermum proves she is the comeback queen as light airs
Friday, October 11 Day 3: Semaine Olympique Française, La Rochelle Poland’s Supermum proves she is the comeback queen as light airs If Britain’s Giles Scott has made a strong comeback in the Finn after a year out with the America’s Cup and others are powering back from broken sacrums (Sophie...
October 11th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

French dominate home waters despite capsize

French dominate home waters despite capsize
Wednesday, October 10 – Day 2: Semaine Olympique Française, La Rochelle French dominate home waters despite capsize The second day of the inaugural Semaine Olympique Française in La Rochelle saw the fleets in the ten Olympic classes racing through thrills, spills and huge wind shifts. The fifth...
October 10th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The state of the shipping markets: Volatility, Uncertainty, Opportunity et al…

The state of the shipping markets: Volatility, Uncertainty, Opportunity et al…
John N. Faraclas Faraclas’ weekly live interview to Lilian Margaritis of SBC TV last Friday the 4th of October 2013 concentrated in five main issues: The unstable freight markets, the shipbuilding industry, shipfinance markets, the container trade and maritime tourism. On the  freight markets and...
October 8th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Logistics, Marinas, News, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Yachting | Read More

World champions to charge a ISAF sailing world cup Qingdao

World champions to charge a ISAF sailing world cup Qingdao
Date: Monday 7 October 2013 – Racing at the 2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao commences in one week with the 2013 World Champions in the Laser Radial and Women’s 470 ready to lead the charge. The inaugural event gets going on Monday 14 October through to the Medal Races on Saturday 19...
October 7th, 2013 | Sailing, Yachting | Read More

ISAF And Rolex Announce World Sailor Nominees

 October 2013 – The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) and Rolex  proudly  announced yesterday the Nominees for the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards 2013. ISAF received nominations for the 2013 Awards from across the world for sailors representing all aspects of the sport. The...
October 2nd, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ISAF World Sailing Rankings – 30 September 2013

ISAF World Sailing Rankings – 30 September 2013
Monday 30 September 2013 – The ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 30 September 2013 have been released. Laser Radial shuffle after 100-point European and Central and South American Championships Top 25 remain the same in 470, Finn, Nacra 17 and RS:X Alex Maloney and Molly Meech (NZL) remain 49erFX...
September 30th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Volvo Ocean Race names GAC Pindar official logistics provider

Volvo Ocean Race names GAC Pindar official logistics provider
VOR signing – Knut Frostad CEO of the Volvo Ocean Race with Lars Safverstrom Yachting logistics specialist to handle transportation of all support equipment for round-the-world sailing challenge Southampton, UK,  30 September 2013 – GAC Pindar has been appointed the official logistics...
September 30th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ISAF Match Race Rankings – 25 September 2013

ISAF Match Race Rankings – 25 September 2013
Wednesday 25 September 2013 – Taylor Canfield (ISV) remains at World #1 in the Open Rankings for the second successive release whilst Lucy Macgregor (GBR) continues to hold a strong advantage in the Women’s Rankings. Open Rankings Taylor Canfield (ISV) maintains his World #1 spot in the...
September 25th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Icom Partners with ISAF Connect to Sailing

Icom Partners with ISAF Connect to Sailing
Wednesday 18 September 2013 – The Training and Development department of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) is very happy to announce that communications experts Icom have joined the ISAF Connect to Sailing as a ‘Performance Partner’. The Icom brand name is synonymous with...
September 18th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ISAF World Sailing Rankings – 2 September 2013

ISAF World Sailing Rankings – 2 September 2013
Monday 2 September 2013 The ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 2 September 2013 have been released. Finn Gold Cup Champion Jorge Zarif up to World #33 Serbia’s Dany Stanisic climbs 357 in the Laser Austrians retain World #1 in Nacra 17 after inaugural European Championship Canadian Laser and Radial...
September 2nd, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Nominations For 2013 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year – One Week Left To Nominate

Nominations For 2013 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year – One Week Left To Nominate
Just one week remains for nominations for the 2013 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards, the most prestigious award of recognition in the sport of sailing. Nominations can be made by anyone and the only criterion is “outstanding achievement in the sport of sailing” during the qualifying...
August 29th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ISAF Athletes’ Commission Confirmed

ISAF Athletes’ Commission Confirmed
The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) is pleased to announce the sailors who will serve on the ISAF Athletes’ Commission for 2013-2016. Five sailors have been elected to join three who remain on the Commission to complete their second term. The three members who remain on the Commission are:...
August 22nd, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Ian Williams extends lead in 2013 ALPARI World Match Racing Tour

Ian Williams extends lead in 2013 ALPARI World Match Racing Tour
Ian Williams, GAC Pindar, Chicago Match Cup, Alpari World Match Racing Tour 2013. Photo credit Brian Carlin, AWMRT Fourth place in Chicago Match Cup for GAC Pindar  UK – 14 August 2013 – Ian Williams,  reigning Match Racing World Champion,  has extended his advantage at the top of the leaderboard...
August 14th, 2013 | Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ISAF Invites Bids To Host The 2017 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship

ISAF Invites Bids To Host The 2017 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship
ISAF is now inviting all Member National Authorities to bid for the 2017 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship. The ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship is ISAFs longest running event, having taken place every year since the first championships hosted by Sweden in 1971. The event has been held in 26...
August 13th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ISAF World Sailing Rankings – 12 August 2013

ISAF World Sailing Rankings – 12 August 2013
Monday 12 August 2013 – The ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 12 August 2013 have been released. • Belcher still dominant in Men’s 470 after 17th straight victory and fourth world title in a row • Paine (USA) shifts Casey (AUS) off Finn top spot • Croatians become 49er World #1 for first...
August 12th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Milos, Kimolos et al*

Milos, Kimolos et al*
No, its not New Mexico; simply the Sarakiniko at Milos!   Serifos Aphrodite is being claimed like Homer, for whom seven Hellenistic cities lay claim as their native son! The world says that Cyprus and in particular Paphos is Aphrodite’s birthplace, but the statue of Aphrodite of Milos was indeed...
August 11th, 2013 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Fashion, Food and Drink, Holidays, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, Mining, News, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Weather, Yachting | Read More

This Summertime the entire allaboutshipping.co.uk team is…

This Summertime the entire allaboutshipping.co.uk  team is…
The “Kouzounos” secluded beach with Spetsopoula at the far end and a yacht at its private pier… …on the move enjoying the summer breaks that Greece and its islands offer. For all of us, it’s a little work, a little play per our primary school book… Sometimes, coincidentally, visits...
August 10th, 2013 | Education and Training, Holidays, Jet set, Maritime Art, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Australia and Japan In Nations Cup Drama

Australia and Japan In Nations Cup Drama
Friday 9 August 2013 – Semi-final action at the ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final saw a smooth ride for the Danish teams whilst Australia and Japan are locked at one-all. Catch the Finals Live on Saturday at www.nationscup2013.dk/live Whilst Denmark took a big step towards the finals and underlined...
August 9th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Denmark and Australia Through To ISAF Nations Cup Semi-Final

Denmark and Australia Through To ISAF Nations Cup Semi-Final
Friday 9 August 2013 – Denmark’s Nicolai Sehested and Australia’s David Gilmour have skippered their countries into the semi-final at the Nations Cup in Middelfart, Denmark. Australia were unbeaten in all five matches to jump to the top of six-nation Group B. They finished the round-robin...
August 9th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Brazil and Japan Spring Surprise On Day One At ISAF Nations Cup

Brazil and Japan Spring Surprise On Day One At ISAF Nations Cup
Wednesday 7 August 2013 – A dramatic first day of the ISAF Nations Cup in Middelfart, Denmark, saw the pre-event pundits eating their words as Brazil’s Henrique Haddad and Japan’s Wataru Sakamoto emerged at the top of Group B of the Open competition with four wins out of five each. The...
August 7th, 2013 | Sailing, Weather, Yachting | Read More

ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final Promises To Go Off With A Bang

ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final Promises To Go Off With A Bang
Final training before competition starts on Wednesday   Tuesday 6 August 2013 – 85 sailors in 17 teams from eleven nations are ready to race at the 2013 ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final in Middelfart, Denmark. After an opening ceremony at Hindsgavl Castle on Tuesday 6 August overlooking the beautiful...
August 6th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Insurers show their passion for sailing risk at Cowes

Insurers show their passion for sailing risk at Cowes
Lloyd’s 33′ Swan yacht the “Lutine” competing at Cowes Tuesday 06 August 2013 – Not only is Lloyd’s insuring many of the boats competing at Cowes Week, many enthusiastic sailors in the market will also be taking part in the regatta (source: Lloyd’s of London).- Lloyd’s...
August 6th, 2013 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

A new coral reef species from the Gambier Islands, French Polynesia

A new coral reef species from the Gambier Islands, French Polynesia
The schooner Tara. Copyright: F.Latreille / Tara Expéditions The new species Echinophyllia tarae is described from the remote and poorly studied Gambier Islands, French Polynesia. Although the new species is common in the lagoon of Gambier Islands, its occurrence elsewhere is unknown. Echinophyllia...
August 1st, 2013 | Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Golden Age of Sail Returns: Peruvian Navy Tall Ship to be built with GL class

Golden Age of Sail Returns: Peruvian Navy Tall Ship to be built with GL class
“La Unión” – digital rendition of the new vessel. Hamburg/Germany,  1 August 2013 – “La Unión” the new Peruvian Navy tall ship sail training vessel, will be constructed under the supervision of classification society Germanischer Lloyd (GL). Tall ships are used...
August 1st, 2013 | Classification Societies, Maritime Education and Training, Sailing | Read More

ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne Notice of Race published

ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne Notice of Race published
Date: Wednesday 31 July 2013 Issued on behalf of ISAF The Notice of Race is online and entries are now being accepted for ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne, the second regatta of the 2013-2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup series. The regatta will run out of the world acclaimed Sandringham Yacht Club in Melbourne...
July 31st, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More