Sailing Festival of Martinique is a Must-Visit Event

If somebody loves to watch several yachts moving in a direction and competing with each other, then the sailing festival of Martinique is the best place for them. The sailing festival of Martinique is one of the well-known and greatest racing events of the Caribbean which is back for its 35th edition in 2019. It is also known as a unique festival of Tour de Yoles sailing across Martinique.

This event goes on for a week and is one of the most talked-about events of Martinique for its unique nature. In fact, people also want to visit this festival once in their lifetime for the extravagance that the festival creates around the place. The sailing festival is one of the cultural emblems of the French Caribbean department as well. Continue reading

Indispensable Exercises in Authority and Collaboration

Authority exercises spring up in all parts of life yet skippering a cruising yacht offers a look at the profound end. With climate, wind, and waves to fight with, a group to persuade and be careful, the route to be worked out, and a costly vessel to keep up, solid authority is an absolute necessity.

Hustling raises the stakes and the feelings of anxiety. The captain should likewise guarantee the vessel is being cruised quickly, the team is inspired, and vital choices are made rapidly and conclusively. “You are viable playing chess on water and you’re overseeing hazard constantly,” stated Britain’s Ian Walker, who is a twofold Olympic silver medalist and Volvo Ocean Race-winning captain.
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Multis Rocks The RORC Caribbean 600

The race commences in the waters in the Caribbean. The race has become special for the 10 years is a platform to portray high the skills of navigation in extreme weather conditions, contested by serious racing teams.

This time, a record II multihull participated which sap up the energy on mono and multihulls fleet kicked off by big winds of some days. Among which the most striking retirement was of Fujin designed by Paul Bieker consisting him and the owner that had left from the first night from the coast of Saba. Peter Aschenbrenner managed to stay ahead in his large shaped Paradox leaving Jason Carroll’s Gunboat 62 behind. The third position was bagged by Gilles Lamire’s boats and the two positions to finish were imported from Australia.
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JNSC Hosted Junior National Sailing Championship Successfully

The Namibian Sailing Association (NSA) hosted its junior national sailing championship (JNSC) last weekend at the Walvis Bay Yacht Club and for the first time since its inception, the event took place in the Optimist Sailing Dinghy (OSD), this is an international class boat that has been designed exclusively for children by Clark Mills the American boat designer.

On Saturday, the wind was perfect and it was 4-10 knots, which give a big relief to the organizers as well as event sponsors, Catamaran Charters, after facing the strong wind condition over the previous weeks.
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The Path To Olympics Moves To Miami

It is above 400 boats and very close to 600 of the world’s finest small-boat sailors are planning to unite in Florida altogether for an important waypoint on path to Tokyo 2020 upcoming Olympic Games.

The Year 2018 World Cup Series Miami, USA on Jan 23 to 28 is the second of the four different events in World Sailing’s 2018 World Cup Series and just North American stop on the tour that has started in the country like Japan last dropped and will cease this summer in the continent of Europe.

Those sailors who are admiring for medals in the upcoming Olympic regatta, the 2018 World Cup Series Miami, USA finds an ideal time to make out where they actually stand against the champions of the world. They also fetch the read on pecking order within their own countries.

For the US Sailing team, the year 2018 World Cup Series Miami, USA will provide immense of the opportunities. Exceptionally talented young sailors aspiring dream to win Olympics will out all their efforts of winning in the Olympic level competition. On the other hand, the Olympics winners will be honored for their skills while making a final push to the US Olympics in the particular classes.

With the track record of thirty years of large international entry lists and the tough competition, the regatta will lock into a winning formula. During this year, the event will spread the shore side appearance with two-day World Cup Series Festival for two consecutive days in January, at Coconut Grove’s idyllic Regatta Park.

The live broadcast will take place showing the Medal Race and various Medal Ceremonies as soon as athletes arrived on shore. Food trucks will be provisioned so that everyone is well-fed.

Steve Benjamin Wins Champ Of Champs Event

In a unique teamwork and test of skill, Steve Benjamin the 2017 Etchells World Champion, and Phil Trinter his crew and Christopher Larson won the US Sailing Championship of Champions of the year 2017.

In the event one-design class champions (Thirteen) were selected to take part in race Jack Brown Trophy (JBT) which last for over three days in the Sonar.

In the conclusion of the event, Benjamin’s team slightly out struggled with Chris Raab the 2010 Champion to earn the Jack Brown Trophy (JBT) for the first time in his so far career. Raab with his crew Robert Kinney and Peter Kinney had a lead in the first seven races of the championship. By winning the Lido National Championship of 2017, they get qualified to compete for this title. Continue reading

Battle For Top Sailing Workplace

Norfolk Workplaces is all set to battle it out on 17th June to get the crown of Top Sailing Workplace of the county.

A regatta with 16 teams in and around Norfolk will be seen at the Norfolk’s Broads Yacht Club. The teams are all set to compete with each other to achieve the title. The teams are all geared up to get into the battle and fight it out.

The team started its preparation for this regatta 6 weeks back and there were teams of 3 from every organization. The training started at Willingham adventure in Snettisham Beach Sailing Club in Norwich near King’s Lynn. The regatta will have a few relay races before the grand finale. In the final round, the winner of the competition will be announced. The teams are happy and looking forward to win the match.

One of the team members who take part in the event last year expressed his views on the regatta. As per him the competition was perfect for teamwork and bonding. Continue reading

Good Weather Made J/24 Midwinters Successful

At Eau Gallie Yacht Club the championship J/24 Midwinter started.

The weather conditions were all good on the day, there was all clear blue skies and breeze running between 10-15 knots. All good weather conditions favored the participants. Sailing Team, Carter White Sea remained in the top position. Total 31 participated in the championship.

Mike Ingham’s Tarheel secured the second position by winning two races and making overall score of 21. The third position was secured by the Welles’ Bogus; he has been just two notches back from Tarheel.

Ingham started the day witnessing his first victory. He beat Travis Odenbach’s Honey Badger, Jesus Lizard and Daniel Borrer’s. Odenbach was the one who won the second race, in this race Ingham and Welles were on top. In the third race, White and Todd Fedyszyn used the spoony Tactics were Welles was the one who crossed the finish line. Continue reading

Spotlight On Japan

Ainslie’s team has been aiming at the America’s Cup World Series whose final lap has started this weekend in Japan.

Many fans are speculating whether this team will be able to maintain their record performance that they showcased at the previous rounds. Sir Ben Ainslie is leading the Land Rover BAR team. This team is representing Britain after a long time in this tournament and many luminous followers of this team are hoping that they will make it this time.

This competition has comprised of nine events and is a World Series whose final lap is now taking place in Japan. The positions of the teams as they start off the races from today show that Sir Ben Ainslie’s team is on top of the leader board as they are about 14 points before the other team of Oracle USA who are the defending champions of this competition. The qualification process for this competition is definitely a long one, but the end of the competition is finally in sight. Continue reading

Final Of Women’s International

The women’s international match racing series organized by Women’s International Match Racing Association will conclude on 29 October. The event will conclude with semifinal and final round.

The event started today with eight participating teams, half of which were backed with kit from Yacht Rental Croatian. First round was the quarterfinal round that happened today amid cold, rainy, not very windy weather. Yet the race was full of adventure and fun.

In the quarterfinal round four that advanced to the next round are Claire Leroy (FRA), Lucy Macgregor (GBR), Anna Östling (SWE) and Katie Spithill (AUS). These four are heading for semifinal round tomorrow that will be followed by final round same day. Continue reading