September 7, 2017 / by index / Yacht / No Comments

Hasta Nunca Won The Yacht Club Race

The Last the weekly yacht race took place in San Pablo Bay. In the event that took place on Wednesday 19 boats took part and competed.


Hasta Nunca defeated all and won the race organized by the Yacht club. She finished first in the event.

Hasta Nunca won the race in Division A, while the second place was secured by Kentucky Woman III and X-TA-C finished in third place.

In the second division, that is division B, Lean Times was the winner was, the second position was secured Trouble and third place was acquired by Wayward Wind

In the Division C, Cold Drinks II turned out as winner, whereas, the second position was secured by the Honey Moon and third was the Shadow.

The Yacht race is organized by the club every week, and it witnesses the participation of a good number of participants, mostly the one who practice yacht racing in the club. (more…)

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August 13, 2017 / by admin / Yacht / No Comments

RC44 Victory For Katusha

Constant dedication and efforts to RC44 were well paid off on 2nd July for Russian Alexander Novoselov. Andy Horton and crew members of Katusha won their event for the first time in the RC44 championship.

Costa Smeralda of Sardinia has provided the best range of conditions for around 9 teams taking part in the RC44 Porto Cervo Cup. The weather conditions were both light and strong. On Saturday, Bareboat charter Greece website reported that there were 30-40 knot winds and the strong conditions continued on Sunday. However, it was good enough for sailing.

The team was in 3 races on 2nd July with a 2 point lead, and the position was consolidated by Katusha as she posted a 1-2 of the 2 races towards the beginning. This made the Russian RC44 win the Porto Cervo with a competition to spare which rarely happens in the fleet. (more…)

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May 16, 2017 / by index / Yacht / No Comments

Nacra 17 Get Support Of World Sailing

The plan to release the 45 Foiling Nacra 17’s first batches on June 26, has received the support of World Sailing.


World Sailing itself has confirmed this news. As stated in the released NoR, the European Championship, will be a foiling event, and the La Grande Motte, World Championship that is going to take place in France, will also be a foiling race and Nacra 17’s will be used in the event. Not only this, but also World Sailing has announced that its partner Aarhus, and the World Sailing itself will hold the Aarhus test event, and it will also take place in Foiling Nacra 17’s.

According the reports published in different media, both the Board of World Sailing and Nacra 17 Class Executive recently reviewed all options of transition in foiling Nacra 17 and also debated. (more…)

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March 23, 2017 / by index / Yacht / No Comments

Maserati Cape Town Race

The Maserati Cape Town race week was recently concluded.


In the second race of this tournament, the winds were subdued due to which Royal Cape Yacht Club hosts were a bit hesitant as to whether the race schedule would keep up. The day saw a mild north westerly wind blowing as 30 boats came in and took position for the races of the day. However, as the wind dropped, the race had to be called off. Indeed, the sailing winds around Table Bay played a crucial role and impact on the sailing vessels.

However the wind direction soon changed and that is when the second race of the day took place. There was a course change made that was announced and the race was around Milnerton Beach. The boats were then headed towards Woodstock and they followed the same route back as per the wind direction. (more…)

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March 3, 2017 / by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

2017 Boat of the Year Winners Announced

World Magazine of Sailing will announce the name of those nominees is selected for Boat of the Year 2017 awards. The announcement will be made at show of United State Sailboat 2016 in Athens. Following the event; selection of the best of best of annual arduous task will be done.

World Magazine of Sailing Editor Dave Reed said “This year judges has large and diverse boat to experience.  There was a large range of boats in different categories with some innovation this included Wasps dinghy of 14-foot foiling and built Solaria 50-Italian”. (more…)

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October 26, 2016 / by admin / Yacht / No Comments

35th Hamble Winter Series

There is a lot of time for the 35th edition of the Hamble Winter sailing event, but the organizers of the Hamble River Sailing Club had already opened the online registration seeking participation of boats for the event. The entries saw registration for the Fast 40+, J/88 and IRC1-4 classes within the first two weeks of opening the online entry.

This event is one of the most looked forward to event by sailors and the last edition of the Hamble Winter series saw over 160 entries. The organizers are pretty confident that they will overpower the number of entries to more than 160 this year. The Hamble River Sailing Club offers a challenging Solent racing every year and the atmosphere at this event is always great. This drives the sailors to perform at this best. (more…)

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October 8, 2016 / by index / Yacht / No Comments

2016 Bermuda Race

Youth sailors are making their mark as is revealed in the 2016 Bermuda Race.


The winning boat has not only been sailed by a young crew, but they have taken sailing to the next level as per the expertise they have displayed. High Noon is the boat that makes its way into the Gulf Stream en-route to Bermuda. Collin is the eighteen year old captain who is aboard the boat and at the helm while Will McKeige has a similar role and age as Collin Alexander. Both are trying to fight the Farr 72 Maximizer as they compete for the line honors in the race. It is the Newport Bermuda race for this year that they were competing for.

They were part of the Junior Big Boat Sailing category and were representing the American YC club. As they passed by Farr 72 initially, they were able to gain several miles on their competitor. However, the wind shifted and the Maximizer was able to race close to their competitor. (more…)

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August 3, 2016 / by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Festival State Of Boating SA

A new plan has been devised by the Boating Industry to add the title of the Festival State of Boating in South Australia. The concept is in the air as the Boating Industry is contemplating announcing the same as it governs the boating activities in Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia. This would mean that this region would take up a centralized place when initiatives are taken and there would be an emphasis on boating as being part of the lifestyle of the people in this region.

The executive officer for the Boating Industry association of the country told the Croatian yacht charter website that the initiative would ensure that boating becomes a key component of the lives of the people here. The concept would also attract families who can build on the theme. As there is adequate infrastructure as well as tourism experiences, the buzz around boating activities would be heightened in this region. (more…)

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June 3, 2016 / by admin / Yacht / No Comments

Russian Stole and Sunk 40ft Yacht

The authorities of Norway have officially asked for the extradition of Evgeny Dorofeev, the thirty-five year old Russian, who is wanted by them for the reported theft of a forty feet yacht that sank after hitting rocks near Skerryvore lighthouse, located south of Tiree on 16th February.

Dorofeev was saved by helicopter from the sinking boat and has been jailed in custody since that time. The Norwegians stated that he had reached a deal with the firm that owned the yacht to have it for some time on term that he did not go out of Norwegian waters. The vessel had been evaluated in the region of £200000. (more…)

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April 7, 2016 / by index / Yacht / No Comments

Oracle Team USA defending their glory

Oracle Team USA, the America’s Cup defender, might not have yet won any of the 4 America’s Cup World Series events, but they have not been out of the hunting either. Only Emirates Team New Zealand and Oracle Team USA have stood on the dais at each event as of now.

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When the America’s Cup World Series finishes, the final results would impact America’s Cup Qualifiers (May 2017), the upcoming stage of the contest that would be sailed in the AC Class – the fifteen meter yacht to be used in the America’s Cup. Oracle gets to take part in that stage. Therefore, their results in the America’s Cup World Series might impact which challenger they finally face in America’s Cup Match.
Skipper Jimmy Spithill (Golden Gate Yacht Club in San Francisco) told that they would be rotating their people across the season to attempt and get better experience. There is only five that could go racing and from a racing point of view, if you stick to one team the whole season, that team might get the better results long-term over the season. But for them, they have two goals, they obviously want to take part in World Series, but they also have to do some rotation, and this is exactly what they are going to do going forward. Therefore, this is really how they approach it.

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November 27, 2015 / by admin / Yacht / No Comments

Finalists of the Medal Race decided at the ISAF final

The ISAF Sailing World Cup Final 2015 is all set for a great climax following a magnificent day of racing saw the top elite athletes of the sport fighting to get the go-ahead in the gold medal chase. Honors in the 8 Olympic sailing classes and an open kite-boarding contest would now be determined in a tense final day of the medal races on Sunday, with many defending champs coming under pressure from some sides.

In the kiteboarding event, Oliver Bridge, the defending champ, is in the first spot going into the semi finals. The Bridge has been on fire since day one and even though at one point he relinquished his lead, he regained it with a strong display. The young Brit goes into the semis with a great advantage. (more…)

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