Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

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

Mixing it up in Marseille

Mixing it up in Marseille
… Another brilliantly entertaining Nautical Stadium race day once again upset the apple carts in the final stretch of the Tour de France à la Voile 2017. Today’s elimination stage and Super Final failed to dislodge the top dogs from their vantage points: Fondation FDJ – Des Mains et Des Pieds...
July 27th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Mistral takes over in Marseille

Mistral takes over in Marseille
… Act 8 of the 40th Tour de France a la Voile did not get off to the most auspicious of starts in Marseille as the region’s notorious Mistral wind put paid to any hopes of sailing today. While the Tour has so far encountered conditions crossing the spectrum from light and shifty to big and blustery,...
July 26th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Blistering Super Final shakes Tahiti from top spot

Blistering Super Final shakes Tahiti from top spot
… Fondation FDJ – Des Pieds et Des Mains claim the leader’s blue gennaker In the windiest of the 14 race days faced yet in the Tour de France à la Voile, another spectacular Super Final saw a sparkling Lorina Limonade – Golf du Morbihan take to the heavy conditions with gusto. Tour champions...
July 24th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Porto Montenegro named first marina in the world to receive Platinum status

Porto Montenegro named first marina in the world to receive Platinum status
Porto Montenegro Porto Montenegro has become the first marina ever to be awarded the 5 Gold Anchor Platinum accreditation, the highest status for any marina across the world.  Launched last year by operators of the Gold Anchor award scheme, The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) and the Marina Industries...
July 24th, 2017 | Awards, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Patience pays in blowy Camargue Coastal Raid

Patience pays in blowy Camargue Coastal Raid
… Le Grau du Roi Port Camargue, 23th July 2017 The 29 teams competing in the 2017 Tour de France à la Voile waited patiently for almost two hours under a blazing Mediterranean sun for the start of today’s Coastal Raid, the seventh in the series. When the breeze did finally kick in, blowing...
July 23rd, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

BYC’s Christophe Killian wins 51st Governor’s Cup

BYC’s Christophe Killian wins 51st Governor’s Cup
“BYC’s Christophe Killian, Harrison Vandervort and Jack Martin win the 51st Governor’s Cup” Credit: Tom Walker First Winner From Host Club Since 1980 NEWPORT BEACH, CA– Christophe Killian, 20, of host Balboa Yacht Club, Newport Beach, California, won the 51st Governor’s Cup International...
July 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Tour Leaders Trésors de Tahiti In The Chocolates in Roses

Tour Leaders Trésors de Tahiti In The Chocolates in Roses
… Téva Plichart’s Trésors de Tahiti showed all the traits of potential Tour Voile champions not just in the smooth, assured manner in which they won today’s Act 6 Super Final but also the way in which they managed their route into the final in Roses, Costa Brava. Remarkably the Tour leaders...
July 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

BYC’s Killian up 2-0 in semifinal with Weis in 51st Governor’s Cup

BYC’s Killian up 2-0 in semifinal with Weis in 51st Governor’s Cup
“Balboa Yacht Club’s Christophe Killian (USA) with crew members, Harrison Vandervort and Jack Martin” Credit: Tom Walker Photography Price and Takahashi tied in second semifinal NEWPORT BEACH, CA Friday, July 21, 2017 – Christophe Killian of host Balboa Yacht Club won two semi-final races today...
July 22nd, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Outgunned in Roses

Outgunned in Roses
… Double Paralympic medallist Damien Seguin, Damien Iehl and Benjamin Amiot  on Fondation FDJ Des Pieds et Des Mains seized their opportunity in the thrilling final metres to the finish line, eased past Lorina Limonade Golfe du Morbihan to steal victory in an exacting, difficult coastal race on...
July 21st, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Price Sustains Lead After Day Three of Governor’s Cup

Price Sustains Lead After Day Three of Governor’s Cup
“Skipper Harry Price (AUS, Cruising Yacht Club of Australia)” Credit: Bronny Daniels / JOY SAILING. Christopher Weis from Del Rey Yacht Club rises to third place overall NEWPORT BEACH, CA Thursday, July 20, 2017– Day three of the Governor’s Cup saw Harry Price (AUS) defeated only once through...
July 21st, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More