Archive for the ‘Yachting’ Category

New look London Boat Show celebrates vibrant atmosphere across five-day format

New look London Boat Show celebrates vibrant atmosphere  across five-day format
… The 2018 London Boat Show drew to a close yesterday (Sunday 14 January 2018) amidst incredible sales reports, a vibrant atmosphere, strong visitor numbers and the fantastic launch of the all new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show. The changes made to the 2018 Show were a success amongst exhibitors...
January 15th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Damen Yacht Support GAME CHANGER sold

Damen Yacht Support GAME CHANGER sold
The GameChanger Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN is delighted to announce the sale of 70-metre GAME CHANGER (227 ft) from the Yacht Support range. GAME CHANGER is DAMEN’s fourth Yacht Support vessel sold in the 70-metre segment, proving the ongoing demand for large yachting solutions for worldwide adventures,...
January 11th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

British Marine launches ‘Futures’ project on opening day of London Boat Show 2018

British Marine launches ‘Futures’ project on opening day of London Boat Show 2018
l to r: Sarah Dhanda, Chief Officer of Membership & Services, British Marine; Liz Rushall, Rushall Marketing; David Pougher, President, British Marine; Sarah Treseder, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Yachting Association; Jon Eads, Project Manager, ‘Futures’ Project British Marine launched its...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Ship Supplies, Sports, Yachting | Read More

London Boat Show to welcome sporting legends and silverware from across the world

London Boat Show to welcome sporting legends and silverware from across the world
Sporting fans from all eras are set to enjoy some of the finest the sporting world has to offer with legends, trophies and heroes all to be seen, as the London Boat Show opens tomorrow (Wednesday 10 January). Footballing favourite Sir Geoff Hurst, best known for being the first person to score a hattrick...
January 9th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Jens Kroker elected to Athletes’ Commission

Jens Kroker elected to Athletes’ Commission
Germany’s three-time Paralympic medallist, Jens Kroker, has been elected to World Sailing’s Athletes’ Commission, becoming the first Para World Sailing representative in the commission. Since its inception, World Sailing’s Athletes’ Commission was open only to sailors who...
January 8th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Rockley Watersports partners London Boat Show to bring boating and watersports to life

Rockley Watersports partners London Boat Show to bring boating and watersports to life
. The London Boat Show and the all-new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show, powered by British Marine, are delighted to announce Rockley Watersports as a partner for three key attractions. The Activity Pool, Beach Club and Starter Boat area are all aimed at bringing boating and watersports to life,...
January 8th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Launching brand new craft and technology for the New Year at London Boat Show 2018

Launching brand new craft and technology for the New Year at London Boat Show 2018
From last year’s event Making their debut at the London Boat Show next week are more than 75 of the latest, highly-anticipated sail and power boats, innovative watersports craft, plus an array of exciting new marine equipment, gear and services for 2018. The new-five day London Boat Show, taking...
January 4th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

YouTube’s most famous sailing couple to star at London Boat Show 2018

YouTube’s most famous sailing couple to star at London Boat Show 2018
Elayna Carausu and Riley Whitelum (a.k.a. Sailing La Vagabonde) Online sailing sensations, Elayna Carausu and Riley Whitelum (a.k.a. Sailing La Vagabonde), will be flying into the UK to exclusively appear at the London Boat Show, sharing the secrets behind their fame and sailing adventures.  As YouTube’s...
December 21st, 2017 | Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?
John Faraclas Falling Markets at the end of the day is nothing to be afraid of or being a bad thing so to speak, as it separates the wheat from the chaff, particularly as many failed to use the appropriate mechanisms with their risk assessment tools available and contain at worse this eight year old...
December 15th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Books, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, Jobs, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

One of the tensest final days in Youth Worlds history

One of the tensest final days in Youth Worlds history
Israeli Laser Radial Boys – Maor Ben Hrosh standing Sanya, China delivered the tensest final day in the history of the Youth Sailing World Championships with eight gold medals decided on the final run to the finish line. Italy’s Margherita Porro and Sofia Leoni had confirmed gold in the Girl’s...
December 15th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing equipment selection process for Paris 2024

World Sailing equipment selection process for Paris 2024
In 2018, World Sailing will make a number of important decisions concerning the Events and Equipment that will be used at the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition in Marseille, France. To ensure a joined up and efficient approach to the decision-making process, World Sailing’s Board of Directors...
December 13th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Blows traded on a tense third day in Sanya

Blows traded on a tense third day in Sanya
American Laser Radial Girls sailor – Charlotte Rose Leading competitors in the nine fleets at the 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships were trading blows in a tense third day of racing in Sanya, China. Those in contention for medals were fighting for every inch across the four course areas to...
December 13th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Signals of intent put down in Sanya

Signals of intent put down in Sanya
American Laser Radial racer Charlotte Rose USA’s Charlotte Rose put out a strong signal of intent at the 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships in Sanya, China by dominating the day in the Girl’s Laser Radial. Racing in the 40-boat fleet, Rose won both races, sending out a message to the...
December 11th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Fresh faces look to make their name in sailing at the colossal Youth Sailing Worlds

Fresh faces look to make their name in sailing at the colossal Youth Sailing Worlds
Hanna Dzik and Jullia Szmit (POL) The 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships is fast approaching and as athletes begin to arrive in Sanya, China the expectation for the competition that lies ahead is building as the sailors weigh up their rivals. With more than 380 sailors representing 62 nations, the...
December 6th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

GAC UK steps up support for Team Britannia’s round the world record attempt next year

GAC UK steps up support for Team Britannia’s round the world record attempt next year
Alan Priddy and Fergus Poole. Team Britannia has announced that logistics experts GAC will now be supporting the 80ft powerboat and its 12-strong crew with their environmental programme and land-based activities, as well as the bunkering and storage services they originally signed up to provide last...
December 2nd, 2017 | Bunkering, Logistics, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

A friend indeed

A friend indeed
To note: – The front runners expected to make landfall in Martinique on Tuesday 14 – Aurélien Poisson becomes a dad while racing – Tricks for boosting competitors’ morale Whilst the fleet carves out a route between the latest squalls in what is a very shifty trade wind, each of the...
November 12th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

No lasting armistice out on the ocean…

No lasting armistice out on the ocean…
99 years ago, the armistice of 11 November 1918 heralded the end of the First World War. This Saturday, on this its anniversary on the great Atlantic chessboard, by way of a nod to history, the battle is continuing to rage among the Mini-Transat La Boulangère ranks. Notably so at the front of the fleet,...
November 11th, 2017 | Maritime History and Museums, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Nov-2017 AROUND THE ISLAND YACHT RACE Hong Kong PORT EXEMPT FROM CLOSURE Aden, Yemen Around the Island Yacht Race Wednesday, November 8, 2017, Hong Kong A large-scale yacht race will take place around Hong Kong Island on 12 November 2017 (Sunday). About 250 yachts are...
November 8th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

MB92 takes 75% stake in Compositeworks

MB92 takes 75% stake in Compositeworks
… La Ciotat, 8 November 2017 – Marina Barcelona 92 (MB92) and Compositeworks (CW) announced today that MB92 has taken a 75 per cent stake in Compositeworks. The remaining 25% will stay in the hands of current shareholders. Compositeworks will continue under the current management of Benjamin...
November 8th, 2017 | Marinas, Mergers and Acquisitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Misfortunes at sea

Misfortunes at sea
– Breakage colours play – Ian Lipinski consolidates his lead – Steady wind as far as Cape Verde After two days of racing in this second leg of the Mini-Transat la Boulangère, the fleet is already lamenting a number of issues. For some, there’s nothing irremediable and they should...
November 3rd, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing uniting the sport at 2017 Annual Conference

World Sailing uniting the sport at 2017 Annual Conference
The world of sailing will come together in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico from 4-12 November for World Sailing’s 2017 Annual Conference. The overarching theme of the 2017 Annual Conference is ‘Uniting Our Sport’. Sailing’s stakeholders will be working together to seek ways to grow...
November 1st, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Leading marine retailer to exhibit at London Boat Show 2018

Leading marine retailer to exhibit at London Boat Show 2018
Leading marine retailer to exhibit at London Boat Show 2018 One of the UK’s leading marine clothing and performance gear retailers, Andark Diving & Watersports, has signed up to exhibit at the new five-day London Boat Show in January 2018.  An established retailer at the Show, Andark...
October 31st, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Sailors battle on opening day of World Cup Series Japan

Sailors battle on opening day of World Cup Series Japan
Pavlos Kontides CYP Laser Olympic medallists, World Champions and Continental titleholders were all battling at the front of the packs on a wet and light wind opening day of Sailing’s 2017-18 World Cup Series in Gamagori, Japan. Tom Burton (AUS), Rio 2016 Olympic gold medallist, Pavlos Kontides...
October 17th, 2017 | Associations, Events, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Pressure on Japanese team at first ever home World Cup Series event

Pressure on Japanese team at first ever home World Cup Series event
Yuichiro Kitamura JPN Laser Sailor Japan’s sailors racing at their first ever home World Cup Series event will not only have to deal with the weight of expectation from their nation, but also the pressure of selection trials for the 2018 Japanese Sailing Team. Out of the 251 sailors from 38 countries...
October 16th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing publishes 2022 World Championships bidding guidelines

World Sailing publishes 2022 World Championships bidding guidelines
World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, has published guidelines for Member National Authorities (MNAs) and Host Cities interested in bidding for the 2022 Sailing World Championships. Second only to the Olympic Games, the World Championships are the most important event for the Olympic...
October 13th, 2017 | Associations, Books, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More