Category: Sailing Boats

Optimist World Championship To See A Large Turnout

Optimist World Championship 2017 is expected to have a record-breaking participation. It is anticipated that the event will see the participation of 280 sailors from 62 nations. Theevent is scheduled from July 11th to 21st at the Royal Varuna Yacht Club in Pattaya, Thailand. Thomas Whitcraft, The President of the Optimist World Championship 2017 said […]

Tracy Edwards Buys Back Yacht

Many sailors get attached to their boats and with good reason. They are expensive and lifetime investments for many. Often, many are forced to sell off their yachts, either for economic reasons or to move on to bigger or better investments. Some, however, develop an attachment to their boat that remains even if they are […]

Who Will Be The Director Of RYA?

John Derbyshire OBE is going to retire from the RYA’s Racing programs. He is retiring from the position of latterly Director of Racing and Olympic Manager. And it is not that the John Derbyshire OBE is retiring in 2017, another big personality from sailing is also leaving the organization and he is Olympic Manager Stephen […]

Focus On British BAR Team

There is a lot at stake in the British team of Sir Ben Ainslie, who are participating in the final lap of the America’s Cup World Series. The catamaran of foiling prototypes that this 130 crew member team is sailing is an 80 million pound investment by the Land Rover BAR team. This team has […]

US Disabled Sailing Event 2016

Dee Smith was the winner of the US Disabled sailing championship, which was held last weekend, from 18th to 20th November in Florida. The sailors were in fleets of boats that are of 2.4mR design. The fleet comprised of twelve sailboats which raced in a total of nine races. There were three races that were […]

Sail Shebogyan Hosts US Team Racing

Sail Shebogyan hosts the US Team Racing Championship annually. In this annual event that will be held soon, there would be several sailor teams who would be competing from diverse racial backgrounds and disciplines. The trophy that is given out at this tournament is a historic one, called the George R. Hinman trophy. The event […]

Best yacht racers in Victoria

Michael Brown, the Gladstone resident and former Port Curtis Sailing Club member, outclassed a world-class field to snatch his 6th Australian Impulse Championship Meet recently at the Gippsland Lakes in Victorian town of Paynesville. Brown, who stays in Newcastle, used fast-start tricks, and they worked to ne plus ultra, on his boat named Z in […]