Sailing News

Voiles de Saint-Tropez present a new regatta format

The organisers of the Voiles de Saint-Tropez intend to maintain what has made these regattas unique to the world for modern and classic boats

British Sailing Team resume doublehanded sailing

As of Monday 1 June, the British Sailing Team will resume doublehanded sailing, allowed by the dispensation afforded to elite sports under the Government’s latest guidelines for a phased return to training

Ainslie reveals how off-boat data analysis helped win Sydney SailGP

Team helm Ben Ainslie and data analyst Emily Nagel describe the influence of real-time performance data on the convincing Great Britain SailGP win at the Sydney event earlier this year

American Magic is first AC36 Challenger to head to New Zealand

Defiant, the first AC75 built for New York YC American Magic, departed the team’s winter base at the Port of Pensacola on Wednesday, 27 May, 2020, bound for Auckland, New Zealand

RYA updates Brexit guidance for recreational boaters

Yes, Brexit is back . . . When the UK left the EU on 31 January, we entered a transition period, it is currently due to end at 23:00 UTC on 31 December 2020

A and B Catamaran Trials at Sheppey in 1967

Original footage of the IYRU A & B Catamaran Trials at the Catamaran YC, on the Isle of Sheppey in the Thames Estuary in 1967, see video here

Sydney-Hobart Race adds two-handed division for 2020

The 2020 Rolex Sydney Hobart, the 76th running of the Race, has added a two-handed division in the race for the first time

Copa del Rey MAPFRE defers to 2021

The Copa del Rey MAPFRE has confirmed that the 2020 event is cancelled and the 39th edition will now be held in 2021

American Magic skipper Terry Hutchinson on fairness in the competion

There are five race courses in Auckland for the 36th America’s Cup, and according to Dalts, we need five weeks per race course to maintain the level of fairness in the competion

New Zealand border is open . . . if you know the right person

It seems that it’s not just the UK that has coronavirus lockdown rules that are open to interpretation, as some 1500 foreigners have been allowed through the border