HYSWC Open with Big Buzz

On Sunday, the Port of Gdynia had nice sunshine and welcomed 409 sailors in HYSWC hailing from 66 countries. The opening ceremony of the event took place on 14 July amid great euphoria. The celebration of the opening ceremony of the event was colorful and joyful. There was a party atmosphere all over. There were local drummers present who paraded from the village of the event village to the beach of the city.

The event started in its traditional way where flask of water brought by each participating nation was mixed in seawater that brings waters of different states to come together to have the beginning of sportsmanship, unity and team spirit.

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Established Records of the Tortola Race

In order to win the Challenge of Nanny Cay bagging the fastest time elapsing of 1:57:16, also breaking the set record in 2015 of 2:33:40 by the Trimaran Triple Jack, The festival of BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing of 2019 got started with conditions that are record-setting for the Fujin and Greg Slyngstad possessed and skippered the Catamaran Beiker 53.

E1 overturned the record of The Monohull, Rafal Sawicki skippered the Volvo 70, and 2:53:08 is the elapsed time which conquered the former record that was set in the year 2016 through 3:08:43 by the TP52 Spookie.
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For The Incredible Boating Experience, Here Is Leopard 50

The leopard 50 might be replacing the amazingly popular and famous leopard 48 and here this would get a new yacht and hence it is just not an update but hard body effect.

The yacht new 50 is about only two feet longer than the forty-eight and guess what the beam size would be? Well, it’s gonna be like a wow twenty-five to twenty-six feet and half inches and not only limited to that, but it is also available with a fly bridge and it’s no doubt that it’s a very beautiful experience.
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Decision For Sail Sydney Dependent On Thrilling Contests

The Tasman rivalry will soon take a new turn on Harbor tomorrow when winners or medalists are decided in seven Olympic classes contesting on Sail Sydney.

Post cracking the three days, everything is arranged rightly within sunny and windy conditions new Woollahra Sailing Club, there Laser as well as 49er classes is on the gunpoint.
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Update On Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18

The one design Volvo Ocean 65 started from the Alicante coast of Spain on October 22nd 2017. The final finish of the race would be at the Hague, Netherlands end of June 2018. The race comprises of 11 legs and there would be 12 cities that the race includes stops at across six continents. These include places like Alicante at the beginning, after which is the Lisbon on the Portugal coast; the race, then moved to Cape Town and then the race was down to Melbourne for the end of the year. It then moves to destinations like Hong Kong and several others before the race participants move back to the Northern Hemisphere and finish the race at The Hague.

With eight teams competing, this round the world race is one of a kind; till now MAPFRE team has retained their leading position in the race. The skipper of the boat, Xabi Fernandez stated that they were still working on opportunities that exist to improve the position of their boat. This will help them gain closer to others in leading positions like the Dongfeng race team as well as the AkzoNobel team. Currently the boats are making their way around the Australian coastline. The boats are facing southerly breeze of 15 to 20 knots; this might make the race a drag for some time as the skippers fear. Hence, all they need to do is make use of all the wind pressure they get and push as hard as they can.

As the race continues, there would be more challenges that lie ahead for the skippers and the crew. For those who follow the teams and their progress, they will want to stay tuned for more updates and how the teams are performing on the differing water and wind conditions.

Tonci Stipanovic The Second Day Of Laser Europeans Championship Got The Lead

On the second day of the Laser Standard European Championship, Tonci Stipanovic leads. The event is happening in Barcelona, Spain.

First two races were completed on second in Barcelona, where the ‘2017 Laser European Championships’ are being held.

Total 331 teams participated in the event and all Radial and Laser Standard sailors were sent on water at around noon, and divided into two courses.

The first race kicked off with nearly 10 knots and on the second, it decreased to 6-8 knots.

RC projected to start the third race but that time the wind was four knots at that time. Thus, all fleets returned to shore and completed two races.

Results after two races – Laser Standard

Tonci Stipanovic CRO (1-1) began the event in a great shape and won both the Blue fleet races and leading the Standards with perfect score.

Giovanni Coccoluto ITA (2-1) finished in second position giving a great performance in the Yellow fleet.

Andrew McKenzie NZL (2-2) secured the third position and escorted Stipanovic in both Blue fleet races. Continue reading “Tonci Stipanovic The Second Day Of Laser Europeans Championship Got The Lead”

Dragon First In The Bermuda One-Two Final Leg

The first boat to take the line honors after the second and the final leg of the Bermuda One-Two race is the Dragon.

This boat is skippered by Michael Hennessy. He, along with Kyle Hubley crossed the finish line at 9:48 pm EDT on June 18th to come out on top among the 31 fleets. The double handed stage was held from Bermuda to Newport and there were 5 classes of boats that took part in this second leg.

Hennessy is a regular at the Bermuda One-Two race as he has raced in this popular event since 2009 in the Class40 Dragon. You can call him a veteran at the One-Two race. He started the race on the C&C 35 Mk III. The Dragon in which he raced the final leg was a Class 1 boat.

The other boats that made the finish line in the 2nd position were Toothface 2 skippered by Tristan Mouligne and Michael Dreese and the third boat to touch the finish line was the IngioMontou, an Elliot 35ss that is skippered by Mike Piper and Jonathan Green. The Toothface 2 completed the race at 10:12 and the Montoy touched the finish line at 10:21. Continue reading “Dragon First In The Bermuda One-Two Final Leg”

Sailing In America’s Cup Is Challenging

The America’s Cup is one of the major awaited events in the history of World sailing. It has taken the sailing to a new level.  With sailing, there is an old saying associated, it is said that sailing a relaxing sport, it does exhilarate sportsperson still it is relaxing. The reason why it is said like this because as sailors enjoy hot summer days with cool drinks during the sail.

But there are some races done in the world that is present for top sailors. The purpose of the race remains to use the most advanced yacht in the race and sailor who owns all the skills, get the reward of being the best sailor in the world, and an epic prize from Plain Sailing Yacht Charters. And one of those events is the America’s Cup. In America’s Cup the boats fly on the water. Continue reading “Sailing In America’s Cup Is Challenging”

2016 Powerboat Racing Industry Awards Announced

The 2016 Powerboat Racing Industry Awards were announced by the RYA Powerboat Racing Department.

These awards were launched in 2015 and are set up to recognize organizations and companies that contribute to the success of powerboat industry. It takes into consideration everything from sponsorships to hosting of events and also safety and technology.

The RYA Powerboat Racing Manager, Jeni Jelf, said that they have really been awestruck by the kind of entries that they received for the awards. This has made the job of the award judging panel a cumbersome task. The awards are given out in the following categories: leading contrition from a host venue, best sponsor for a powerboat racing team and quality contribution made by a marine industry supplier to the powerboat racing.

The award for the ‘Contribution to Powerboat Racing Marine from Industry Supplier’ was bagged by Guille Design for designing some of the innovative looking Class3A hulls. Their contribution has led to the UK being very successful both nationally and internationally in the 3A class. Continue reading “2016 Powerboat Racing Industry Awards Announced”

Singlehanded Titles Won By Boston College

Sailors of Boston College did extremely well and came out on top in two tournaments Singlehanded National Championships and Sea Star Base Galveston. It was the two day tournament hosted by Texas A & M University.

Scott Rasmussen from Cape Coral, Florida won the Men’s event and Erika Reineke from Fort Lauderdale Florida won the women’s event. Rasmussen is a fresher in Boston College while Reineka is senior. Both sailors competed with 18 other players in separate tournaments.

On the first day of the championship there were a few challenges that sailors came across to. The wind was 4 knots, it was on the lower side and on higher side wind was about 12 knots. The average wind whole day remains between 8 to 10 knots, the sky was clear and temperature too was warm. Thus, it was flat and shifty water sailing. On the first day of sailing; players completed 10 races. Second day weather condition was different than the first day, it was windier. On second day players did 4 races. In all, all the players went for 14 races in the regatta. Continue reading “Singlehanded Titles Won By Boston College”