British Youth Sailing Team ready for EUROSAFs

Daniel Whiteley,Laser Radial,

24 members of the British Youth Sailing Team are in Brest, France for the EUROSAF European Youth Sailing Championships where racing gets underway tomorrow. The EUROSAFs, which feature SL16 racing for the first time, will see Europe’s top sailors come together to compete for European honours. Each class has two British representatives, selected off the back of their 2015 RYA ...

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Adventure of a lifetime


A beautiful Ketch Aurique, Le Bora-Bora, manned by eight teenagers who have just recovered from serious diseases, has berthed at Cowes Yacht Haven on her way from Cherbourg to Dartmouth. Eight more will come aboard in August for a trip on the Mediterranean Sea. The French association, Les Matelots De La Vie (Sailors of Life), has organised the adventure of ...

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World Match Racing Tour heads to Poland

World Match Racing Tour - Stena Match Cup Sweden 2015. Image: Robert Hajduk

Reigning World Match Racing Tour Champion Ian Williams returns to Sopot with his GAC Pindar team top of the 2015 leaderboard and full of confidence for the week ahead (29 July – 1 Aug). Williams, who emerged victorious at last year’s Sopot Match Race, will be looking to extend his lead at the top of the championship leaderboard with a ...

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The Wave, Muscat triumphs

The Wave, Muscat

Three race wins and two podium finishes saw Britain’s Leigh McMillan clinch his third 2015 Act title after four days of racing in Hamburg and extend his lead at the top of the overall Extreme Sailing Series Leaderboard with The Wave, Muscat. New to the Series for 2015 Hamburg delivered perfect Stadium Racing conditions that saw the fleet of nine ...

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Panerai British Classic Week concludes

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After 5 days of exciting and challenging racing at Panerai British Classic Week 2015 the weather sadly let the fleet down on the final day, when strong winds and torrential rain forced the abandonment of the sixth and final race of the series just before the start. Whilst disappointed not to race the fleet was in agreement with the decision ...

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Extreme sailing collision

2015 Extreme Sailing Series - Act 5 - Hamburg.
SAP Extreme Sailing Team and GAC Pindar collision
Credit Jesus Renedo.

British sailing team GAC Pindar were forced to pull out of the final day of the Extreme Sailing Series in Hamburg following a collision with SAP Racing. The incident occurred at the start line of Race 22, Act 5 as both teams jostled for starting position. Race umpires confirmed that the British crew were the innocent party in the incident ...

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‘Love Where You Sail’

Hythe Marina

This summer, MDL’s Hythe Marina Village is teaming up with The Green Blue’s ‘Love Where You Sail’ initiative, to support their work to keep the waters of the Solent as safe and clean as possible. The ‘Love Where You Sail’ initiative specifically encourages boaters to use holding tanks and pump-out facilities whenever possible, as opposed to emptying the heads and ...

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Pyefleet Week 2015

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Brightlingsea Sailing Club’s  Pyefleet Week 2105, supported by Zhik, which takes place from 1 to 8 August, is one of the UK’s premier dinghy and day boat regattas and this year looks set to break all attendance records. With eight days of sailing for all from Olympic medallists and World Champions to weekend warrior, cadets and complete novices plus non-stop ...

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