The wave, final of men was held in starboard tack cross-on winds.
This time as well Victor Fernandez shone; he produced one more superb display to secure the victory in the event in the PWA Grand Slam, in Sylt, Germany.
The seventh day of the 2017 Sylt PWA Super Grand Slam (SPWASGS) saw the Sylt producing virtually many variations of conditions that one can ever imagine.
The day of the event started off with glassy waves, which made it difficult for many sailors to take race with the condition to take the breath.
By the evening, the wind continued to pick up and swing slowly more and more toward the onshore.
Wave double elimination women’s
The two rounds (opening) of the double elimination of women were completed in conditions, which was really challenging and with the wind swinging onshore more than earlier in the day.
Justyna Sniady, Caterina Stenta and Steffi Wahl all of them in the second round to progress to the joint seventh place at least, won their opening heat, on the other hand Lena Erdil become the winner of both of her heats today. She dispatched of Caroline Weber and Serena Zoia in the next round, she will face Wahl
The Sheboygan Lakefront in Lake Michigan was the place where the 2017 Blind Fleet Racing North American and National Championship was held from the 16th to 18th of June. A total of four teams took part in this championship and entered into competitive racing. This Blind fleet racing comprises of a team where two sailors […]
For the Hall of Fame 2017 Class of the US National Sailing candidate nomination has been started.
The nomination for various categories should be submitted by midnight (Pacific Time) on 30 March, 2017. Nomination received post 30 March will get included automatically for consideration for the 2018 Class of Induction.
The 2017 Class will be the 7th group to get into the Hall of Fame.
Categories for the nomination include
- The category for SAILING recognizes achievements made by Offshore Sailor, Cruiser or Sailboat Racer on the water.
- The category for TECHNICAL recognizes the sailors as well as the crew who have contributed aspects of technical sailing significantly. E.g. Designers, Boat Builders, Sailmakers, etc.
- The category CONTRIBUTOR recognizes those sailors and crew who have contributed significantly in the American sailing experience. Some of the examples are Coaches, Teachers, Administrators, Artists; Media (includes work of author, film, TV etc.) Promoters, Organizers and Musicians.
Those who have lamented in the past about how content has been poor for World Cup viewers online, they need not crib anymore with several changes having been incorporated in the series this year.
With World Sailing is a media partner of this series, there is event news to be found on its official website and other related forums. It has also leveraged several social media channels to stream updates on the events, as was found when the first leg of the series was executed in Miami in January.
World Sailing is looking at doing coverage for the series at a level that was done for the Olympics. Hence, news would be made available for different time zones and 24 hour coverage would be offered as well. The January events had a digital content producer as well as a photo editor and photographers covering the different events.
Team Falcon made history by sailing 662 miles i.e. 1062 KM in a custom designed hydro foiling catamaran sailboat that too in an extreme weather condition from New York to Bermuda.
Till now nobody has tried to flow sailboat on this amount of large and Open Ocean in Atlantic.
The team falcon is comprised of team members ORACLE Team United State of America’s helmsman and twice America’s Cup winner Jimmy Spithill and his crew Rome Kirby, Shannon Falcone, CY Thompson, Tom Loughborough and Emily Nagel of Bermuda. Team touched its endpoint after spending straight 66 hours at sea.
The team started from New York, it is the first place where America’s Cup was hosted in 1870, and led to Bermuda, the place where 35th America’s Cup will take place in next summer. They said they are on the mission of flying boat on water. And they actually did it; they fly the boat, experience the deadly event and eventually succeed in their mission.
The Land Rover team was the ultimate winner in the America’s Cup World Series, which concluded on the weekend that went by. Indeed, there was a lot of focus on the event that was taking place in Fukuoka in Japan.
With a sailing event of this level taking place in Japan or Asia for the first time, America’s Cup was an event that had the attention of the media as well as the attention of the world including sailing enthusiasts.
The eyes were all on Ben Ainslie and his team as they had been in a leading position throughout the event that spanned nine regattas across the world – they do everything from going to Charter a Yacht in Split or ctossing the oceans at top speeds. It is indeed a unique event and the British team had raised hopes that it would bring back the trophy to the country that has been deprived of the same for a long time.
Students from Southampton Solent University designed, build and raced model boats at the end of year regatta whose previous winners have included some now globally successful designers and racers. While the Volvo Ocean Race boats were crashing through the Bay of Biscay, almost 30 yachts and power craft designers at the University were putting their skills to be altogether to get tested in an annual model yacht race.
All first year students spent almost a hundred hours in designing and building the vessels to conform towards specific yacht design rules, before putting their inventions towards testing on Gosport Boating Lake. The yachts race a windward course, while the lecturers closely gauge the attribute of each and every yacht.
For those who are sailing enthusiasts and are professional sailors, they might want to know this bit of news about the new Riviera 4800 sport yacht being launched at the Sydney International boat show.
Along with other cutting edge yachts and sailing vessels. This boat will make a debut with an inboard propulsion system that has been designed by Volvo Penta.