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America's Cup: A taste of the Summer of 2021America's Cup: A taste of the Summer of 2021America's Cup have published a new video highlighting the three America's Cup regattasAmerica's Cup have published a new video highlighting the three America's Cup regattas due to be held in Auckland starting December 17, 2020.It features video for all four teams - three Challengers and the Defender.by 36th America's Cup MediaPosted 24 Jun 01:35 PDTJason Andrews & Shawn Dougherty on the Salish 200Jason Andrews & Shawn Dougherty on the Salish 200A conversation with Jason Andrews and Shawn Dougherty on the 2020 Salish 200I checked in with Shawn Dougherty, co-skipper of the J/125 Hamachi and an organizer of the 2020 Salish 200, via email, to learn more about this exciting distance-sailing “non-race”.by David SchmidtPosted 23 Jun 08:00 PDTJ/24 US National Championships shift one yearJ/24 US National Championships shift one yearNow to be sailed in September 2021 at Malletts Bay Boat ClubUSJCA and Malletts Bay Boat Club in Vermont have determined, because of the varying levels of infection and disruption across the world, that the 2020 J/24 US National Championship scheduled for September 24-27 will be sailed in September 2021.by Julie & Christopher HowellPosted 24 Jun 07:59 PDTStu & David earn Tokyo 2020 Games selectionStu & David earn Tokyo 2020 Games selectionMen's 470 Olympic Trials based on the results of the first two selection eventsOn Tuesday, June 23, US Sailing announced revisions to their Selection Procedures, which included the conclusion of the Men's 470 Olympic Trials based on the results of the first two selection events.by Brittney ManningPosted 24 Jun 06:34 PDTAnother Quaranteam Regatta in the booksAnother Quaranteam Regatta in the booksWednesday Night Fleet Racing resumes for Supporters and their bubblesThis weekend Oakcliff hosted a Grade 5 Match Race regatta following our established "Quaranteam Regatta" protocol.by Oakcliff SailingPosted 24 Jun 06:20 PDTMajor range upgrade at Highfield BoatsMajor range upgrade at Highfield BoatsDoubling down on a growth strategy with a raft of new model launchesThe world's leading aluminium RIB supplier, Highfield Boats, has announced a huge range upgrade as it looks to the future of the RIB and support tender sector.by Highfield Boats Co LtdPosted 24 Jun 04:00 PDTJoin the Superyacht Cup Palma 25th anniversaryJoin the Superyacht Cup Palma 25th anniversaryBack on the race course this time next year!Last week would have seen a fleet of some of the world's most spectacular superyachts racing in the Bay of Palma and groups of friends, family and race crew mingling in the popular regatta village.by Daphne Morgan BarnicoatPosted 24 Jun 03:13 PDTWorld Sailing to hold Mid-Year Meeting in secretWorld Sailing to hold Mid-Year Meeting in secretThe parlous state of World Sailing's finances will be discussed in a closed Mid Year meetingThe beleaguered World Sailing is to hold its Mid-Year Meeting in secret. A Council member and Chairman of the Classes Committee, Markus Schwendtner has circulated a letter calling for the meeting to be open to observers.by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nzPosted 24 Jun 02:37 PDTUS Sailing updates Tokyo 2020 selection proceduresUS Sailing updates Tokyo 2020 selection proceduresRevisions focus on three classes for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Sailing TeamAs a result of the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, US Sailing has updated the Athlete Selection Procedures for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team in accordance with Guiding Principles from the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC).by Brittney ManningPosted 24 Jun 02:28 PDTRooster Home Hacks CompetitionRooster Home Hacks CompetitionOne week left to enter and your chance of winning ?150!Have a spare minute or two? Fancy winning ?150 worth of Rooster kit? All from the comfort of your own home, we want to know your most ingenious marine-related hack, trick or tit-bit.by RoosterPosted 24 Jun 00:31 PDTPlanet Sail Episode 4Planet Sail Episode 4Exclusive interview with double America's Cup winner Ernesto BertarelliAlinghi boss and founder Ernesto Bertarelli rarely does interviews, but in my exclusive meeting with the man who won the America's Cup twice and started a Cup revolution in the process, he reveals his views of the past present and future in the Cup world.by Matt SheahanPosted 23 Jun 21:41 PDT2020 Online Newport Bermuda winners declared2020 Online Newport Bermuda winners declaredOnline Race winners in four divisions with 300+ finishersA large fleet of virtual sailboats completed the 2020 Online Newport Bermuda Race off the east end of Bermuda between last night and this morning in a gradually lightening southwest breeze, and winners were decided in four divisions.by John BurnhamPosted 23 Jun 15:29 PDTSave the date for the 29th Block Island Race WeekSave the date for the 29th Block Island Race WeekExpected to include handicap, one-design, multi-hull, and performance cruising classesWhile many races on the 2020 calendar have been canceled or are in doubt, we would all like to have something to look forward to. So with one year to go, we are announcing the dates of the Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race Week.by Storm Trysail ClubPosted 23 Jun 13:15 PDTWhat's it like to join the I14 fleet?What's it like to join the I14 fleet?Sailor profile and interview with newcomers Jock and EmilySailor profile and interview with newcomers Jock and Emilyby Luke BoughtonPosted 23 Jun 10:36 PDTAmerica's Cup: Te Kahu turns in the dry lapsAmerica's Cup: Te Kahu turns in the dry lapsLast Tuesday, Emirates Team NZ finished their block of development on their test boat Te KahuaLast Tuesday, Emirates Team New Zealand finished their block of development on their test boat Te Kahu with some racing practice on part of Course C, between North Head and Orakei Wharf.by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.comPosted 23 Jun 06:46 PDTEntry opens for Melges 24 Bushwhacker CupEntry opens for Melges 24 Bushwhacker CupAtlantic & Gulf Coast Regional Championships at Pensacola YC in NovemberThe Notice of Race for the Pensacola Yacht Club's 2nd annual Bushwhacker Cup has been posted and entries are now open. The regatta, which serves as the Atlantic & Gulf Coast Regional Championships, is scheduled for November 13-15, 2020.by Talbot Wilson, Pensacola Yacht ClubPosted 23 Jun 05:56 PDTCaleb Paine steps away from Tokyo 2020 CampaignCaleb Paine steps away from Tokyo 2020 CampaignTurning his focus to other areas of the sportAfter a long, successful career competing for the US Sailing Team in the Finn class, Caleb Paine (San Diego, Calif.) has decided to end his campaign for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and turn his focus to other areas of the sport.by Brittney ManningPosted 23 Jun 05:13 PDTIKA approves Flysurfer VMG2IKA approves Flysurfer VMG2The Flysurfer VMG2 is the world's first Two-Level foil kite with a supported profile technology.After a successful factory inspection, the following Flysurfer RAM-Air kites have been approved by the IKA Technical Committee as registered series production equipment for the IKA Formula Kite Class.by International Kiteboarding AssociationPosted 23 Jun 04:16 PDTTrade In Trade Up to New Sails This SummerTrade In Trade Up to New Sails This SummerUp to 20% off a new North sail purchased during the months of June and July 2020Whether you race, cruise, or enjoy a bit of both, North Sails has the best products for your needs. This promotion is for up to 20% off a new North sail purchased during the months of June and July 2020.by North SailsPosted 23 Jun 04:00 PDTNA's oldest Annual regatta moved to late AugustNA's oldest Annual regatta moved to late AugustThe most enduring event in North American sailingThe most enduring event in North American sailing got off to an inauspicious start on July 16, 1846. Beset by light air, Louis Depau's 44-ton sloop Mist was the only one of 14 starters to finish first race of the New York YC's inaugural Annual Regatta.by Stuart StreuliPosted 23 Jun 03:37 PDTRS:X IP rights transfer keeps the class still openRS:X IP rights transfer keeps the class still openNeilPryde Ltd. transfers the RS:X IP to the International RS:X Windsurfing Class AssociationNeilPryde Ltd. transfers the RS:X IP (Intellectual Property) to the International RS:X Windsurfing Class Association. During the worldwide Covid-19 lockdown, the RS:X Class Association has continued to work in the background in supporting its sailorsby The International RS:X Class AssociationPosted 23 Jun 03:06 PDTFLIR launches Raymarine Axiom+ MFDsFLIR launches Raymarine Axiom+ MFDsAxiom+ offers superior visibility and upgraded performanceFLIR Systems announced today Raymarine Axiom+, a powerful series of multifunction displays (MFDs) for anglers, cruisers, and sailors, plus updated Raymarine LightHouse? Charts cartography, bringing new levels of clarity and control to marine navigation.by RaymarinePosted 22 Jun 17:17 PDTSailing is freedomSailing is freedomWe can all mess about in or on any type of boat or boardIt seems 'The Great Grass Roots Revival?' and 'Messing about in boats' had quite an impact. With my own eyes I see what is happening on my doorstep with more activity on the water than I've seen in years, but this was just the microcosm that I live in.by Mark JardinePosted 22 Jun 14:00 PDTWorld Sailing confirms IOC financial supportWorld Sailing confirms IOC financial supportIn addressing the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemicWorld Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, has received confirmation of financial support from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) following constructive dialogue.by World SailingPosted 22 Jun 09:17 PDTMorty chats on Happy Hour with Stretch and StirfryMorty chats on Happy Hour with Stretch and StirfryThe lads catch up with one of yachting's most consistent winnersThis week, the lads catch up with one of yachting's most consistent winners; Morty (Peter Morton) who has more wins under his belt than any other northern hemisphere yachtsman.by Stretch & Stir FryPosted 22 Jun 08:00 PDTSouthern Sparsand Magma Structures join forcesSouthern Sparsand Magma Structures join forcesSouthern Spars join forces withMagma Structures to deliver a new generation of DynarigsSouthern Spars, a North Technology Group company, has announced they have joined forces with Magma Structures to deliver a new generation of DynaRigs.by Southern SparsPosted 22 Jun 06:32 PDTIn conversation with Chips HowarthIn conversation with Chips HowarthCyclops Marine bring together wireless sensor technology and sailing expertiseFounded in September 2018, Cyclops Marine brings together wireless sensor technology and sailing expertise, with the aim to be the industry standard in yacht load sensing.by Mark JardinePosted 22 Jun 06:00 PDTPublic voting for GKA Distance Battle cancelledPublic voting for GKA Distance Battle cancelledExternal manipulation confirmed by the IT teamThe worldwide interest in the GKA Distance Battle - a new and exciting format of a real competition battled out via video heats, has been incredible!by Kate Chandler, Svetlana RomanstovaPosted 22 Jun 05:32 PDTMarine Auctions June Online Auction and NewsMarine Auctions June Online Auction and NewsA preview of a special offering we have coming up in our July Online AuctionIn this weeks enews, not only are we reminding you of the great vessels and marina berths we have on offer, but also giving you a preview of a special offering we have coming up in our July Online Auction.by Marine AuctionsPosted 21 Jun 23:46 PDTVendée Globe skippers: Stéphane Le DiraisonVendée Globe skippers: Stéphane Le DiraisonAiming to complete his second Vendée Globe in 80 days or lessStéphane Le Diraison is an engineer. He loves opera, history books and would like to complete his second Vendée Globe in 80 days or less.by Vendee GlobePosted 21 Jun 22:34 PDTNewport YC Shorthanded Races announcementNewport YC Shorthanded Races announcementEvents at Rhode Island on Narragansett Bay remain on scheduleHeld annually, the New England Solo/Twin has courses of ocean triangles from 60 to 103 nm which begin and end in Narragansett Bay. The race will vary in length, depending on weather, for the Monohulls, Multihulls, and Cruising Canvas divisions.by Newport YCPosted 21 Jun 07:31 PDT2020 Bayview Mackinac Race important update2020 Bayview Mackinac Race important updateCurrent items to update everyone onAs we all are aware this is a very unusual year. On 19 June 2020 I went to Mackinac Island to meet with the key people we depend on to help us run the race.by Chris ClarkPosted 21 Jun 07:22 PDTAnything but plain sailing through the CaribbeanAnything but plain sailing through the CaribbeanThe race from Panama through the Caribbean Sea is a far stretch from a holiday on the relaxed pacedThe race from Panama through the Caribbean Sea is a far stretch from a holiday on the relaxed paced, tropical islands the Clipper Race teams will traverse.by Clipper Round the World RacePosted 21 Jun 05:14 PDTExtreme Drone CatchesExtreme Drone CatchesHere are the bits we didn't show you...You've seen our incredible drone footage from the remotest and wildest oceans, but here are the bits we didn't show you...by The Ocean RacePosted 20 Jun 12:50 PDTJ/99 Offshore Speedster #50J/99 Offshore Speedster #50J/99 #50 has rolled off the production lineThe challenging world events in the past few months have not been kind to humans, sailing, and the boating industry. To say the least, it has been devastating in terms of human cost as well as economic costs.by J/BoatsPosted 20 Jun 11:08 PDTRORC Time Over Distance - Jon HoltRORC Time Over Distance - Jon HoltThe Greig City Academy who started the Scaramouch Sailing TrustFor the 12th edition of the RORC Time Over Distance Series we revealing the awe-inspiring work of the Scaramouche Sailing Trust.by RORCPosted 20 Jun 06:03 PDTNorth Sails Weekly DebriefNorth Sails Weekly DebriefIMOCA Sea Trials, New Sails For Nirvana, Trade In, Trade Up!L'Occitane en Provence proves innovation is vital for the IMOCA fleet. Skipper Armel Tripon and boat designer Sam Manuard give us their impressions on their new IMOCA L'Occitane en Provence from conception to the first sea trials.by North SailsPosted 20 Jun 04:00 PDTILCA dinghy launched in Virtual Regatta InshoreILCA dinghy launched in Virtual Regatta InshoreThe latest Olympic boat to be created in the virtual worldGlobal eSailors will now be able to race the International Laser Class Association (ILCA) Dinghy, with the boat set to launch in Virtual Regatta Inshore on Saturday 20 June.by World SailingPosted 20 Jun 01:46 PDT400+ boats set sail in Online Bermuda Race400+ boats set sail in Online Bermuda RaceRacers choose 1 of 4 boat models for virtual race that replaces cancelled biennial offshore classicInstead of 200 boats starting the 52nd Newport Bermuda Race today as planned, a digital version will begin off Castle Hill Lighthouse at 1pm local time with more than twice as many boats competing.by Newport Bermuda Race MediaPosted 19 Jun 09:07 PDTPlanning a Sailboat Race Under COVID-19?Planning a Sailboat Race Under COVID-19?Rent PLBs from the BoatUS FoundationFor America's boat and yacht clubs and other groups organizing sailboat racing this summer, the rules have all changed with COVID-19.by Scott CroftPosted 19 Jun 07:55 PDT
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