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America’s Cup racing returns to Newport next month

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Inaugural America’s Cup World Series Champion to be determined Tickets for Newport, R.I. event in June on sale now America’s Cup racing returns to the United States next month when the AC World Series brings nine of the top sailing crews in the world to Newport, R.I. The American team, ORACLE TEAM USA, currently leads […]

America’s Cup racing returns to Newport next month http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4126

May 12th, 2012 | Posted in Americas Cup,News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

The America’s Cup Uncovered Episode 38 (Video)

This week on America’s Cup Uncovered we look back at the AC World Series Match Racing Final in Naples. After an intense elimination series Sweden’s Artemis Racing battles Italy’s Luna Rossa Piranha for the title of Match Race Champions. Commentators Gary Jobson, Mitch Booth and John Rawlings give us a detailed analysis of the race […]

The America’s Cup Uncovered Episode 38 (Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4266

May 12th, 2012 | Posted in AC Episodes,Americas Cup,Regattas | Read More »

Rolex Volcano Race opens the Rolex Mediterranean yachting season

WILD JOE (HUN), Owner: CHEMIMPEX INT LTD., Model: RP CUSTOM 60, LOA: 18,57 M.  APPROCHES STROMBOLICCHIO - Photo By: Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi

Twenty-two Maxis (yachts measuring over 18.29 metres/60-ft in length) are expected to compete in the second edition of the Rolex Volcano Race running from 19-25 May in the Tyrrhenian Sea and marking the beginning of Rolex’s impressive Mediterranean yachting season. In contrast to last year’s inaugural event when one race took place, three segments will […]

Rolex Volcano Race opens the Rolex Mediterranean yachting season http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4112

May 11th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Giraglia Rolex Cup: Final month of preparation

JETHOU, Sail n: GBR 74R, Owner: SIR PETER OGDEN, Boat Type: Mini Maxi rounding Giraglia Rock - Photo By: Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi

This week the 2012 Giraglia Rolex Cup enters its final month of preparation. Celebrating its 60thedition this year, the weeklong programme of sailing commences on Friday 8 June with a prologue race from Sanremo to Saint-Tropez. The main event, the 241-nautical mile race from Saint-Tropez to Sanremo via La Giraglia, starts on Wednesday 13 June. […]

Giraglia Rolex Cup: Final month of preparation http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4110

May 11th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

PUMA notch up third IWC 24-hour distance prize

IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

PUMA had double the reason to celebrate following their win in Miami after their 24-hour run of 511 nautical miles scooped the IWC Schaffhausen Speed Record Challenge trophy for Leg 6. It’s the third time PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG have won the award, sponsored by the Volvo Ocean Race’s official timekeeper IWC Schaffhausen […]

PUMA notch up third IWC 24-hour distance prize http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4114

May 11th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

What the crews had to say (+Video)

PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG, skippered by Ken Read from the USA, celebrate finishing first - IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

As the fleet complete a gruelling Leg 6 from Brazil to Miami, our team of reporters are dockside to get the lowdown from the sailors. Here’s what the crews had to say: PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG Skipper Ken Read: “It’s spectacular, unbelievable. If it wasn’t such a grand stage that we have to […]

What the crews had to say (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4108

May 10th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Abu Dhabi make moonlight approach to Miami

Nick Dana/Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing are set to close out fifth place in Leg 6 from Brazil to the USA just before sun up in Miami today. Having to fight against a strong Gulf Stream in their final miles to the finish line, Ian Walker’s team had to dive in close to the Florida coast to […]

Abu Dhabi make moonlight approach to Miami http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4106

May 10th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

ORACLE TEAM USA at the Compagnia della Vela

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Four-time America’s Cup winner and ORACLE TEAM USA CEO Russell Coutts will be the guest of the fifth and final conference organized by the Venice yacht club Compagnia della Vela in the run up to the America’s Cup World Series May 15-20. Friday May 11 at 6.30pm at the Centro Sportivo d’Eccellenza on S. Giorgio […]

ORACLE TEAM USA at the Compagnia della Vela http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4124

May 10th, 2012 | Posted in Americas Cup,News,Regattas | Read More »

2012 Gold Coast Intl Marine Expo achieves strong exhibitor interest

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Preparations for the 2012 Gold Coast International Marine Expo are underway as exhibitors begin to show strong interest in the Expo, which will be held on November 2, 3 and 4. The Expo is a partnership between Gold Coast City Marina, Riviera and Telwater, who will help stage a not-for-profit community and family focused event […]

2012 Gold Coast Intl Marine Expo achieves strong exhibitor interest http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4554

May 10th, 2012 | Posted in Fairs,Fairs in Asia,News | Read More »

Miami triumph for PUMA and Read

PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG, skippered by Ken Read from the USA, take first place, on leg 6 from Itajai, Brazil, to Miami, USA - IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

PUMA’s American skipper Ken Read enjoyed a glorious homecoming and a second consecutive leg win on Wednesday after an intense match race with close rivals CAMPER that has thrown the overall race wide open. Read’s men crossed the Miami finish line at 1414 local time, 1814 UTC, with a lead of around five nautical miles […]

Miami triumph for PUMA and Read http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4104

May 9th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

PUMA in last gasp tactical battle

Leaders PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG pass the Great Isaac Light on the home stretch of leg 6 from Itajai, Brazil, to Miami, USA - IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

Leg 6 leaders PUMA tacked south in the run-in to the Miami finish line on Wednesday, a tactical move that leaves them neck and neck with CAMPER in terms of straight line distance to finish but will, they hope, leave them able to cover their rivals over the final miles. PUMA rounded the final waypoint […]

PUMA in last gasp tactical battle http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4102

May 9th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Venice Trophy with €50,000 at stake (+Video)

© GILLES MARTIN-RAGET / ACEA

Invitational regatta will open nine-day celebration of America’s Cup World Series AC World Series crews have the opportunity to compete for €50,000 in prize money in the City of Venice Trophy on May 12-13. The invitational regatta, organized and announced today by the yacht club Venice Compagnia della Vela, marks the opening of a nine-day […]

Venice Trophy with €50,000 at stake (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4122

May 8th, 2012 | Posted in Americas Cup,News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

The Miami Race Village MAP and the Schedule of Events

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The Downtown Miami Race Village is a large scale production and 14-day event taking place in Bicentennial Park. Spanning over 27 acres overlooking the bay in Downtown Miami, the village will provide tourists and the local South Florida community a place to “Sea and be Seen” with an international and interactive race village that will […]

The Miami Race Village MAP and the Schedule of Events http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4098

May 7th, 2012 | Posted in Events,News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Official opening of the Downtown Miami Race Village (+Video)

Mayor of Miami, Tomas P. Regalado is given a guided tour by Volvo Ocean Race CEO, Knut Frostad, in the Downtown Miami Race Village - IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

A colourful junkanoo street parade kick-started celebrations at the official opening of the Downtown Miami Race Village on Monday ahead of what’s tipped to be one of the toughest fought finishes of the race so far. Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado together with race CEO Knut Frostad cut the ribbon at the entrance of the race […]

Official opening of the Downtown Miami Race Village (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4094

May 7th, 2012 | Posted in Events,News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

The closest fought battles of the race at the Bahamas

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Leg 6 is turning out to be one of the closest fought battles of the race so far and while it makes incredible viewing for fans worldwide, for the men in charge of leading the crews it is a stressful and exhausting situation. With tactics more at play than ever before in the fickle winds […]

The closest fought battles of the race at the Bahamas http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4092

May 7th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Knut Frostad interviewed by TV in Miami

Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad is interviewed by TV in the Downtown Miami Race Village - PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race

The Downtown Miami Race Village is ready to host one of the closest finishes of the race yet after throwing open its gates to the public today ahead of Monday’s official opening ceremony. While PUMA were feeling the heat at the front of the Leg 6 race to their home country, temperatures were soaring at […]

Knut Frostad interviewed by TV in Miami http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4089

May 7th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Supermoon lights way as Telefónica reclaim second

The biggest full moon of the year as seen from onboard Groupama Sailing Team during leg 6 - Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team/Volvo Ocean Race

Nights and days are rolling into one as the race through the Caribbean continues with the ‘supermoon’ lighting the way. The moon is currently passing closer to Earth than usual creating the biggest and brightest full moon of the year — and for the teams, racing 24 hours a day, there has been little change […]

Supermoon lights way as Telefónica reclaim second http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4082

May 6th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Fleet entered the final 1,000 miles (+Video)

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The Volvo Ocean Race fleet entered the final 1,000 miles of Leg 6 on Saturday — and with just 85 miles splitting the teams, victory was anyone’s for the taking. “Right now, all bets are off,” declared Ken Read, skipper of frontrunners PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG, as they clung to the smallest of […]

Fleet entered the final 1,000 miles (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4079

May 5th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

The America’s Cup Uncovered Episode 37 (Video)

This week on America’s Cup Uncovered we look back at the four AC World Series events in Cascais, Plymouth, San Diego and Naples where we saw the vision of the best sailors on the fastest boats come to reality. We study the impressive depth of talent among the skippers and crews on each team, and […]

The America’s Cup Uncovered Episode 37 (Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4265

May 5th, 2012 | Posted in AC Episodes,Americas Cup,Regattas | Read More »

Sanya return to racing for Leg 7

Team Sanya, skippered by Mike Sanderson - PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race

Sanya will make their return to racing in time for Leg 7’s transatlantic run from Miami to Lisbon and for skipper Mike Sanderson that represents a return to a part of the world he regards as his specialist area. After years of racing and record-breaking across the Atlantic, the Sanya skipper is so at home […]

Sanya return to racing for Leg 7 http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4076

May 4th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

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