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vendredi 17 août 2018

  • Where Are We Now, Twenty Years Later?
    It was 20 years ago when Google was founded, Titanic won 11 Academy Awards, Harrison Ford was People Magazine’s sexiest man alive, and US President Clinton was in the headlines for his affair with an intern. This was also when Scuttlebutt published commentary by Peter Johnstone on one of our (...)

jeudi 16 août 2018

  • A Day of Fun and Foolishness
    The 2018 Fools’ Rules Regatta, a family-oriented event for fun-loving folks of all ages sponsored by the Jamestown Yacht Club, is celebrating 41 years of foolishness on August 18 on the Town Beach, East Ferry in Jamestown, RI. “The cannon will be fired at 9:00 am to begin construction of the (...)

  • Only Thing You Can Count on is Change
    by Don Finkle,RCR Yachts We have seen plenty of it over our more than four-plus decades in the boating business, and when you get used to one thing it changes. We have worked through many external challenges that were not of our own making but that certainly had an impact on our business, and (...)

  • Road Ahead to Tokyo 2020 Olympics
    The highlight event for Olympic class sailors in 2018 was the Sailing World Championships held August 2-12 in Aarhus, Denmark. With that now past and recharge occurring, travel will soon occur again on the road to Tokyo 2020. A global World Cup Series, World Championships, Continental (...)

  • Entries available for 2018 Sunfish Worlds
    As the reservation deadline for 2018 Sunfish World Championship berths within National Class Associations has now expired, the Class Office has released all the unused World Championship berths for the event on October 8-12 in Wrightsville Beach, NC. This is a bring-your-own-boat regatta, but (...)

  • 2018 Grand Slam Series
    The 8th edition of the Grand Slam Series brings together four Grade 2 match racing events in 2018, offering a compact circuit in August and September to attract top ranked foreign sailors to the U.S. and provide North American match racers with high level competition. Additionally, the winner (...)

  • Eight Bells: Fred Mills
    Frederick Allen Mills III passed peacefully in his sleep surrounded by his family on July 5th, 2018 at the age of 69 after a heroic battle against cancer. Fred started sailing when he was 21 which turned into a life long passion that led him to sail thousands of miles all around the world. He (...)

  • Top eight advance at Women’s Match Racing Worlds
    Ekaterinburg, Russia (August 16, 2018) - The top four teams after the round robin earned the rights to play tourist for the day while the remaining seven teams fought in the Repechage round for the chance to join the top four in the quarter finals at the 2018 Women’s Match Racing World (...)

  • Tornado Worlds 2018 Documentary
    Still one of the sweetest sailing boats on the water

  • VIDEO: Epic and Unorthodox
    There are other boats, but not other vibes. The 2018 O’pen BIC North Americans brought families from Hawaii, Florida, California, and everywhere in between to the beautiful Buffalo Canoe Club for this epic and unorthodox kids sailing event in Ridgeway, (...)

  • 420 World Championship 2018 Newport RI, USA Final results
    Trois manches sont accomplies ce dernier jour de championnat du monde à Newport. Victoire claire de Seb Menzies/Blake McGlashan NZL en division Open des hommes avec 48 points davance. Elias Aretz/Pablo Garcia ESP et Martin ...

  • Nacra 15 European Championship 2018 Gravedona ITA Day 2
    Le lac de Côme accueille depuis ce mardi les européens junior de catamaran Nacra 15. Les conditions classiques du lac permettent de courir sept manches. Les champions du monde Henri Demesmaeker/Frederique Van Eupen BEL mènent ...

  • 5.5m Goldcup 2018 Cowes GBR Day 1
    Une première manche est courue hier pour la Gold Cup des 5.5mJI. Le premier a remporter trois première place est le vainqueur. La première victoire est décernée à Jürg Menzi/Jürgen Eiermann/Bo Selko SUI. Kristian Neergard ...

  • Mini 650 Les SablesLes AcoresLes Sables Les Sables dOlonne FRA Leg 2 Day 8
    Pour lâ€â„¢instant neuf Proto et 6 bateaux de séries de cette classe Mini ont franchi la ligne dâ€â„¢arrivée aux Sables. Les classements finaux sont établis. Victoire en proto de François Jambou FRA suivit par Erwan Le Méné FRA et ...

  • Match Racing Womens World Championship 2018 Ekaterinburg RUS Day 2
    Les conditions sont plus fortes et permettent de clôturer le Round Robin. Les quatre premières places passent directement en 1/4 de finale. Les autres débutent le repêchage. Lucy McGregor GBR est leader avec 100, Pauline ...

  • Windsurfing Swiss Championship 2018 Silvaplana SUI Day 3
    Une manche avait été tentée lors du premier jour, mais les conditions sont restés inadéquates. Cet aprèsmidi aura lieu lâ€â„¢entraînement pour la TowInEuropacup. Le

  • World Sailing undertaking governance review
    London, UK (August 15, 2018) - World Sailing's Board has received and unanimously approved the first report from World Sailing's Governance Commission. The organization is undertaking a governance review and supports the Commission's conclusion that there is a profound and compelling need to (...)

  • Nominations open for 2018 World Sailor of the Year
    The nomination period for individuals to submit who they believe should be crowned 2018 Rolex World Sailor of the Year is now open. Anyone can nominate male and female sailors in any discipline of the sport. Sailors nominated must have performed an outstanding achievement in the sport of (...)

  • Classic start for Chester Race Week
    Chester, Nova Scotia (August 15, 2018) - The fog lifted and winds picked up just in time for 121 boats to start their races and kick off Chester Race Week 2018 in excellent form. Twenty-five new skippers registered this year and boats came from as far away as Germany, New England, Ontario and (...)

  • Memories to hold onto forever
    The Moore 24 was an early entry in the craze of ultralight boats that came out in the 70s from Santa Cruz, CA. Designed by surfer/sailor George Olsen, it was Ron Moore who saw the promise in the prototype and went on to build about 160 of the boats until the late 80s. The Moore 24, which has (...)

  • International 420 World Championship
    One hundred sixty-seven teams representing 18 countries competed in the 2018 International 420 World Championship held August 10-15 in Newport, RI. Three new World Champions are crowned with Seb Menzies/Blake McGlashan (NZL) taking gold in the 420 Open, María Caba Hernández/Pilar Caba Hernández (...)

  • Eight Bells: Joey Chomyn
    Joseph "Joey" Riley Chomyn, 17, the kind and beloved son of June and John J. Chomyn of the Isle of Palms, South Carolina, died Saturday evening, August 11, 2018, in a powerboating accident near Limehouse Bridge on the Stono River in Johns Island, South Carolina. His body was recovered early (...)

mercredi 15 août 2018

  • Honoring the Sailing Editor
    The Crab Cup is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB), an organization started in 1991 to provide the virtues of sailing to those with disabilities, recovering warriors and youth from at-risk communities. As one of the righteous entities in the (...)

  • Hungry to Make Massive Gains
    by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt There are four stages to an Olympic campaign. The first stage is learning the basics of the boat, the second stage is occasionally scaring the top seeds, the third stage is to consistently perform at the front of the fleet, and the fourth stage is being a favorite (...)

  • Refining the Third Peak
    The three peaks in the sport of sailing cover the range: best in innovation, best in athletics, and best in adventure. These translate to the America's Cup, the Olympics, and the… it depends where you are standing. The third peak depends on what is most relevant to you. Forever the Volvo Ocean (...)

  • Cream rising at Women’s Match Racing World Championship
    Ekaterinburg, Russia (August 15, 2018) - The second day at the 2018 Women’s Match Racing World Championship completed the qualifying round robin stage amid a change of conditions as the top four teams punched their tickets for the Quarter Finals. Defending World Champion Lucy Macgregor (GBR) (...)

  • 420 World Championship 2018 Newport RI, USA Day 5
    Avec les trois manches, courues dans des conditions modérées, les finales débutent hier pour les ronds or et argent. Chez les dames, Clara Olive/Solenza Mariani FRA vivent une journée noire (bfd/dsq/2) et reculent à la 7e ...

  • Mini 650 Les SablesLes AcoresLes Sables Les Sables dOlonne Leg 2 Day 6
    Jörg Riechers GER remporte hier lâ€â„¢étape qui sâ€â„¢achevait aux Sablesdâ€â„¢Olonne avec une vitesse moyenne de 9,1 noeuds. Erwan Le Méné FRA est en recul dâ€â„¢une heure au second rang. Câ€â„¢est François Jambou FRA qui remporte le classement (...)

  • Match Racing Womens World Championship 2018 Ekatarinburg RUS Day 1
    Le mondial de match race féminin débute hier avec le round robin sur un lac au sud de la Russie à Ekaterinburg RUS. Les conditions sont oscillantes et 4 à 5 matchs de réalisés durant cette première journée. Trine Palludan ...

  • Windsurfing Swiss Championship/Engadinwind Silvaplana SUI Day 2
    Le temps est changeant avec des passages pluvieux ne permettant pas la mise en place de la Maloja thermique local. Aucune manche de courue. La première manche du jour dâ€â„¢ouverture est remportée par Caspar Bouman NED. La

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  • Yardstck, X99, Sportboote, Mehrrümpfer Tag & NachtRegatta Altnauer SC
    Vendredi soir passé à lieu la régate Jour & nuit remportée par Charles Staub SUI en Esse 850 dans la classe des Racer, puis Oliver Hund GER est le vainqueur avec son X99, puis chez les ORC, victoire de Franco Barletta SUI. ...

  • Classes ACVL La Miété en double CV Villeneuve
    Les conditions sont excellentes pour cette double de la miété dans le haut lac Léman. Le temps de course est en dessous des cinq heures en raison du vent dâ€â„¢ouest. En TCF3, avec 20 bateaux, victoire de Michel Bonjour CVVi ...

  • SRS La Pointe du Grain en double CN Bevaix
    Pour la fête de Bevaix, la Pointe du Grain en double a lieu ce weekend. Jean Walder CNB sâ€â„¢impose sur son Code # pour la classe

  • Deux tickets olympiques et un titre européen
    « On a pas mal titillé le podium cette semaine et pour la suite on tentera de monter dessus ». Sébastien Schneiter et son coéquipier Lucien Cujean font partie des deux premiers bateaux, avec Maud Jayet en Laser Radial, à qualifier le Suisse pour les prochains Jeux olympiques. À deux ans de Tokyo, ces (...)

  • Two Years Down, Two Years To Go
    by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt After agonizing over the details throughout the 2018 Sailing World Championships on August 2-12, that once every four year extravaganza of Olympic classes to decide their world titles, I now fear the question I am to ask. Did any of it make sense? It is phenomenal (...)

mardi 14 août 2018

  • Coaching the Upper Echelon
    by Dave Powlison, Sailing World It’s been a stellar few years for James Lyne, coaching teams to world championships in four highly competitive classes—Maxi 72s, Farr 40s, Melges 32s, and TP52s. This self-professed winning addict (“In 2016 I coached boats in 32 regattas, lost three of them, and I’m (...)

  • Where one man had not gone before
    The 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race was notable in how how many offshore racing novices were amongst the crew. Among the newbies was Australian Kyle Langford whose success in the America’s Cup and other elite events always afforded him a warm bed at night. Langford, who admits to having had no offshore (...)

  • Passion held by class enthusiasts
    The International 110, often just called the 110, is a one-design class boat designed in 1939 by Ray Hunt and was first built in Marblehead, MA. Hunt, now inducted into the National Sailing Hall of Fame, had a unique idea of how boats should go through the water. The 110 is a double-ender, (...)

  • Entry open for Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2018
    The entry period is open for the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2018 until September 12. Started in 2010, this event is the world’s premier photography competition dedicated to the sport of sailing, celebrating the very best yacht racing image taken during the year, and which best represents the (...)

  • Team Racing Takes Global Stage
    Proponents of team racing have set their sights on the discipline's inclusion in the 2028 Olympic Regatta. The inaugural Global Team Race, which will be held October 5 to 7 at the New York Yacht Club Harbour Court, may prove a crucial milestone on the long road to earning a place on sailing's (...)

  • Qualifying begins at Women’s Match Racing Worlds
    Ekaterinburg, Russia (August 14, 2018) - The racing at the 2018 Women’s Match Racing World Championship began today under cloudy skies with a light rain for the 11 teams representing six nations. Trine Palludan (DEN) and defending champion Lucy Macgregor (GBR) are undefeated in the qualifying (...)

  • 2018 America’s Cup Hall of Fame Induction
    The Herreshoff Marine Museum / America's Cup Hall of Fame will induct John K. Marshall, Doug Peterson, Syd Fischer, and Ken McAlpine into the America's Cup Hall of Fame on August 31, 2018 at the Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes, England. The Induction Ceremony and Dinner, presented by Prada, will (...)

  • Chantier naval du Vieux-Port : Philippe Durr tire sa révérence
    Photos : ©Jacques Germanier L’enseigne du numéro 121 de la route de Suisse à Versoix ne sera bientôt plus qu’un souvenir. La fermeture du chantier naval planifiée cet automne met un terme à 60 années de construction et rénovation des plus belles unités du Léman. À moins que l’histoire ne perdure (...)

  • Gunboat 68 : à bout touchant
    Alors que Grand Large Yachting est sur le point de donner naissance au premier Gunboat construit sur le sol français, le suspense monte en intensité au fur et à mesure que la date de sa mise à l’eau approche. Les curieux et les passionnés de cette marque mythique devront encore patienter jusqu’à (...)

  • 420 World Championship 2018 Newport RI, USA Day 4
    Le temps est pluvieux pour la suite du championnat avec 8 noeuds de vent permettant aux trois flottes de courir deux autres manches. Deux victoires pour Clara Olive/Solenza Mariani FRA qui prennent les commande des dames. ...

  • Mini 650 Les SablesLes AcoresLes Sables Leg2 Day 5 Arrivée cet aprèsmidi
    Cet aprèsmidi, les premiers Protos franchirons lâ€â„¢arrivée de cette seconde étape au Sables dâ€â„¢Olonne. 68 miles avant lâ€â„¢arrivée, Jörg Riechers GER compte 15 miles dâ€â„¢avance sur Erwan Le Méné FRA. François Jambou FRA, vainqueur ...

  • 2.4mR World Championship 2018 Gävle SWE Final results
    Câ€â„¢est en Suède quâ€â„¢ont lieu les mondiaux de Mini 12JI étant précédemment série paralympique. Après dix manches, Stell Berlin SWE sâ€â„¢adjuge le titre suivit par Megan Pascoe GBR. Marko Dahlberg FIN décroche le bronze. Un total ...

  • Windsurfing Engadinwind Silvaplana SUI Day 1
    Le lac de Silvaplana accueil depuis lundi la semaine de lâ€â„¢Engadine avec les premières courses. Le ciel est couvert et donc moins favorable au thermique local. Caspar Bouman NED remporte la seule manche du jour suivit ...

  • Fireball, Tempest, MustoSkiff SchafbockRegatta SC SihlseeEinsiedeln
    Le thermique est favorable pour toutes les classe ce dimanche avec cinq manches courues. Victoire des favoris en Fireballs avec Claude Mermod/Ruedi Moser RCO le

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