Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

Three New Junior World Champions Crowned!

… ”I just want to get out there and beat the boys,” said Vilma Bobeck (SWE). That was her mood this morning as leader of the 49erFX World Championship, and second overall in the open 49er Class Championship. Unfortunately for her and team mate Malin TENGSTRÖM, they would never get the chance...
September 1st, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Locked on the Scoreboard – Separated on the Water

Locked on the Scoreboard – Separated on the Water
Daniel NYBORG – Sebastian WRIGHT OLSEN – DEN 277 Today was another fierce test for the 49erFX  and 49er Gold fleets which were first up on the schedule. With the mistral forecast, everyone knew the tough conditions were coming, it was just a matter of when. One race was completed in tough...
August 31st, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
31-Aug-2018 KIEL-CANAL WAITING TIMES Kiel-Canal, Germany TEMPORARY WITHDRAWAL OF WEATHER BUOYS TO THE SOUTH OF CHEUNG CHAU, AND SOUTHEAST OF SHA CHAU Hong Kong YACHT RACES BETWEEN DISCOVERY BAY AND MIDDLE ISLAND Hong Kong SUBMARINE CABLE REPAIR WORKS NEAR MAN KOK TSUI, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong DREDGED...
August 31st, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Racing on the Limit, Sometimes Over It in JWC

Racing on the Limit, Sometimes Over It in JWC
Marseille France is hosting more than 200 sailors from 28 nations for the 2018 Junior Worl Championship of 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17. Held from 28 august to 1st september 2018. © Pierick Jeannoutot Best Juniors Racing on the Limit A Flex and a Wink After three breezy races to end qualifying, the fleet...
August 30th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018 officially launched

SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018 officially launched
SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018 vessels On 28 August 2018, the SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018 was officially launched. This marks the first time that Russia’s Far East will host an international tall ship race. The principal competition begins on 1 September with the race from Yeosu (South...
August 30th, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, Sailing, Shipmanagement, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Farewell to an ‘indomitable spirit’

Farewell to an ‘indomitable spirit’
Hilary Lister celebrating and sailing with transatlantic sailor and mentor Emma Richards and her husband Clifford GAC joins tribute to sailing legend Hilary Lister Southampton, United Kingdom, 28 August 2018 – GAC has paid tribute to record-breaking quadriplegic sailor Hilary Lister, who died at...
August 28th, 2018 | Logistics, News, Sailing, Ship Agencies, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Tindall Riley Team Raise Money by Walking 56 Miles Along the Thames Path

Tindall Riley Team Raise Money by Walking 56 Miles Along the Thames Path
A group of staff from Britannia’s managers, Tindall Riley, walked 56 miles of the Thames Footpath Route to raise money for the Marine Conservation Society with a mission to complete the walk within 24 hours. 13 staff set off from Cookham, Berkshire, at 6pm on 12th July and walked through the night,...
August 20th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, P and I Clubs, Sports | Read More

DanVolt presents LIQUI MOLY’s Marine Line at Southampton Boat Show

DanVolt presents LIQUI MOLY’s Marine Line at Southampton Boat Show
JetClean Tronic II Motor oils, additives, other chemical helpers and a useful cleaning device for engines August 2018 – At the Southampton Boat Show, DanVolt presents the Marine product line of LIQUI MOLY. “LIQUI MOLY has more than 60 years of experience with internal combustion engines and their...
August 17th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Denmark sets Olympic standard as Netherlands top medal table

Denmark sets Olympic standard as Netherlands top medal table
Dutch RS:X medalists© Sailing Energy / World Sailing Dutch complete double RS:X victory lap Picon the mother and medal, France on the rise “I spend more time with Kiran than my wife” – Van Rijsselberghe Great Britain qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in all ten classes Results The...
August 12th, 2018 | Associations, Sports, Yachting | Read More

First phase of Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification concludes at Hempel Sailing World Championships

First phase of Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification concludes at Hempel Sailing World Championships
… The first phase of Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification for sailing has concluded after fleet racing wrapped up in the Mixed Multihull – Nacra 17, Men’s Skiff – 49er and the Men’s and Women’s Windsurfing – RS:X. Eight places in both the Nacra 17 and 49er, ten in the Men’s RS:X and 11...
August 11th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Plasschaert and Kontides find gold in the Bay of Aarhus

Plasschaert and Kontides find gold in the Bay of Aarhus
Emma Plasschaert (BEL) – Laser Radial© Sailing Energy / World Sailing First Laser Radial title for Belgium Kontides gold comes ten years after winning Youth Worlds in Aarhus Rindom roared to bronze by stadium crowd Emma Plasschaert won Belgium’s first world championship gold in the Laser...
August 10th, 2018 | Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Buying a Boat Tops Lottery Winners’ Shopping List

Buying a Boat Tops Lottery Winners’ Shopping List
Southampton Boat Show The majority of Brits would buy a boat if they were to win the lottery A major study, carried out by TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show, has revealed that Brits’ love affair with the sea is alive and well, with almost two thirds (63%) choosing to buy a boat if they were...
August 9th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Giant Swede braves Danish storm as Finn and Men’s 470 medal races set

Giant Swede braves Danish storm as Finn and Men’s 470 medal races set
.. Salminen eight points clear in Finn Three-horse race in the Men’s 470? Laser and Laser Radial will use Thursday reserve to complete series Click here from to view the current results. Giant Swede Max Salminen drove home his advantage in the eye of the storm in the Bay of Aarhus on Wednesday to win...
August 8th, 2018 | Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Women’s 470 medal race fleet decided after Tense Tuesday

Women’s 470 medal race fleet decided after Tense Tuesday
Ai Kondo Yoshida and Miho Yoshioka (JPN) – 470 Women© Sailing Energy / World Sailing Yoshida confident of gold Men’s 470, Finn, Laser and Laser Radial medal fleets decided Wednesday Is it easier to become a champion or stay one? The Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 has its first...
August 7th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Championship Set to Begin in Aarhus

World Championship Set to Begin in Aarhus
Worlds Begin – Live Broadcasts Daily The 2018 Hempell Sailing World Championship begins for the 49er and 49erFX on Saturday the 4th of August and the Nacra 17 racing begins the following day. Each day there are live broadcasts from the Stadium course and we will send you the live notifications...
August 3rd, 2018 | Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

The 55th Aegean Sailing Regatta came to a close

The 55th Aegean Sailing Regatta came to a close
George Gratsos receiving the commemorative plaque from HORC’s president  Ioannis Marangoudakis The 55th Aegean Sailing Regatta, which was organised by the Hellenic Offshore Racing Club – HORC and this year was dedicated to the protection of the seas in cooperation with HELMEPA, came to a close...
August 1st, 2018 | Awards, Environment, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show to be full with more brands in 2018

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show to be full with more brands in 2018
Record sales of exhibition space as this year’s Show virtually sold out  TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2018 will welcome over 80 new brands to its 500+ strong fleet of exhibitors, as well as seeing around 100 companies increase the size of their stand or number of berths this year. The...
July 31st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Sports, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Last port of call of the Aegean Sailing Regatta

Last port of call of the Aegean Sailing Regatta
HORC’s HQ’s The island of Paros was the last port of call of the contesting sailing boats in the 55th Aegean Sailing Regatta, to which HORC (Hellenic Offshore Racing Club) and HELMEPA had given the motto “To Save the Seas”. Motivated by this motto, the crews of both the boats...
July 30th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Don’t miss Lodia* 2018 in Chios

Don’t miss Lodia* 2018 in Chios
. Don’t miss in Chios, the island of the winds, the island that rules Planet Ocean’s waves** and in particular at Vrontados, the second largest town on Greece’s fifth largest island, Lodia 2018. This year the Sailing, Water Polo and Swimming races coincide with the Vrontados Centennial***!...
July 25th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Events, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Olympiacos FC and Vangelis Marinakis offer one million euros to Greek wildfires victims

Olympiacos FC and Vangelis Marinakis offer one million euros to Greek wildfires victims
.. The leader of the Red and Whites instructed his associates to provide funds immediately to support residents devastated by wildfires 24 July 2018 – Olympiacos FC is always ready to help our fellow human beings who are in need, and it has done so countless times, on orders from its leader, Vangelis...
July 25th, 2018 | Charity, News, Sports | Read More

Lorina Limonade Tour Voile champion 2018

Lorina Limonade Tour Voile champion 2018
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O Persistence and tactics won out in the end as Lorina Limonade Golfe du Morbihan (Quentin Delapierre, Kevin Peponnet, Bruno Mourniac, Tim Mourniac, Corentin Horeau) lifted the Tour Voile championship trophy for the second time in three years. Controlling their nearest rival...
July 22nd, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
21-Jul-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 22 JULY-4 AUGUST 2018 Worldwide TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR SWIMMING RACES Bosphorus, Turkey World Holidays: 22 July-4 August 2018 Saturday, July 21, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 23 Jul (Mon) – Revolution Day...
July 21st, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Hyères today, gone tomorrow

Hyères today, gone tomorrow
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O. Hyères hero of the day, claiming their fifth win of the contest and closing the gap with the leaders of the general classification to three points was Beijaflore. The team composed of Valentin Bellet, Guillaume Pirouelle and Valentin Sipan honed their craft throughout a long...
July 20th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Price, Takahashi, Weis and Killian Claim Governor’s Cup Semifinal Berths

Price, Takahashi, Weis and Killian Claim Governor’s Cup Semifinal Berths
MATCH OF THE DAY – Christophe Killian (USA) led early, but in the end lost to regatta leaderHarry Price in a superbly contested match on Thursday, at the 52nd annual Governor’s Cuppresented by Farmers & Merchants Bank and hosted by Balboa Yacht Club NEWPORT BEACH, CA (Thursday, July 19, 2018)...
July 20th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Lorina Limonade Win on Home Waters but Beijaflore Lead Into Med By One Point.

Lorina Limonade Win on Home Waters but Beijaflore Lead Into Med By One Point.
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O. On Saturday’s capricious coastal race they were overshadowed by title challengers Beijaflore but when the seabreeze finally delivered on South Brittany’s beautiful Morbihan Bay it was the local aces on Lorina Limonade-Golfe du Morbihan who read it best and won the Stade...
July 15th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More