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HISTORIC DAY OF RACING IN VENICE – LOCAL HEROES LEAD

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The America’s Cup World Series fleet raced on the Grand Canal of Venice Friday, the historic waters becoming a proving ground for some of the best sailors in the world. Each of the two Luna Rossa crews rose to the occasion, recording a race win, pleasing the local spectators who were out in force both […]

HISTORIC DAY OF RACING IN VENICE – LOCAL HEROES LEAD http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4159

May 18th, 2012 | Posted in Americas Cup, News, Regatta-PORTS, Regattas, Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Four in-ports, three legs (+ Video)

© Volvo Ocean Race

With just four in-port races and three offshore legs left to go the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 remains too close to call – and points have never been more crucial as the reunited fleet gears up to resume competitive action this weekend. After more than six months and thousands of miles of extreme racing, just […]

Four in-ports, three legs (+ Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4157

May 18th, 2012 | Posted in News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture, Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

ENERGY TEAM at the top after DAY 1 IN VENICE (+3 Videos)

© GILLES MARTIN-RAGET / ACEA

Youth and experience won on the opening day at the America’s Cup World Series in Venice, Italy. Team Korea’s Nathan Outteridge, at 26 years old one of the youngest skippers in the fleet, won the first fleet race. Then, Loick Peyron, 52, rallied his team for a come-from-behind win in race two to top the […]

ENERGY TEAM at the top after DAY 1 IN VENICE (+3 Videos) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4152

May 18th, 2012 | Posted in Americas Cup, News, Regattas | Read More »

Classic Sailing Spanish Cup in Puerto Sherry (+Video)

Semana Clasica de Puerto Sherry

Puerto Sherry, and the Isla Ebusitana Foundation, organizes the first edition of the ‘Semana Clásica de Puerto Sherry’, a sport, cultural and turistic event with an international proyection which will take place on Puerto Sherry from 23th to 29th of july of 2012. This event will have the Classic Sailing Spanish Cup that aspires to […]

Classic Sailing Spanish Cup in Puerto Sherry (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4150

May 15th, 2012 | Posted in Classic Yacht Regatta, News, Regattas | Read More »

Caribbean BVI Spring Regatta adjust their dates in 2013

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Several of the premiere Caribbean regattas have agreed to adjust their dates in 2013 to improve crowding the racing calendar. The race directors will meet again in October 2012 to discuss this new schedule and work on a permanent solution that will run from 2014 onward. The big boat racing circuit in the region has […]

Caribbean BVI Spring Regatta adjust their dates in 2013 http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4437

May 15th, 2012 | Posted in News, Regattas | Read More »

German authorities arrested Captain of Sea Shepherd

Captain Paul Watson of Sea Shepherd

Captain Paul Watson was arrested last saturday in Germany for extradition to Costa Rica. The German police have said that the warrant for Captain Watson’s arrest is in response to an alleged violation of ships traffic in Costa Rica, which occurred during the filming of Sharkwater in 2002. The specific “violation of ships traffic” incident […]

German authorities arrested Captain of Sea Shepherd http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4144

May 15th, 2012 | Posted in Ecology / Environment, Law & Licences, News | Read More »

No kidding around in closest Academy showdown yet

Children from local sailing schools take part in the Volvo Ocean Race Academy optimist sailing in the Downtown Miami Race Village - IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

America’s finest young sailors went head to head in the closest contested Team Racing Academy Regatta in the 2011-12 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race on Sunday in Miami. Claiming victory in the intense round-robin racing was CAMPER, one of three local teams from Florida that included Nico Schultz, Nick Hernandez, Jeff Glosenger and Hannah […]

No kidding around in closest Academy showdown yet http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4142

May 14th, 2012 | Posted in News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture, Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

ARTEMIS RACING win the sprint to ST. MARK’S SQUARE

© GILLES MARTIN-RAGET / ACEA

Terry Hutchinson’s Artemis Racing crew flew into St. Mark’s Square on Sunday afternoon to claim the invitational Arzanà City of Venice Trophy along with €30,000 in prize money. The two Luna Rossa crews, Piranha and Swordfish, took the other podium positions. “We faltered a little bit early on a gybe, but we did a good […]

ARTEMIS RACING win the sprint to ST. MARK’S SQUARE http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4140

May 14th, 2012 | Posted in Americas Cup, News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture | Read More »

VENICE TROPHY, VICTORY AND PODIUM FOR LUNA ROSSA

© PHOTO: © LUNA ROSSA/CARLO BORLENGHI

The Bora, a typical East-North-Easterly wind originating from the high Adriatic coasts, promptly reached Venice today. The strong gusts of wind took a toll on the racing schedule of this second and last day of the Trofeo Arzanà Città di Venezia. After an initial postponement, broadcasted by the Race Committee, the AC45 catamarans docked out […]

VENICE TROPHY, VICTORY AND PODIUM FOR LUNA ROSSA http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4134

May 13th, 2012 | Posted in Americas Cup, News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Team Sanya rejoining their rivals in Miami (+Video)

PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race

Team Sanya are back and warning the rest of the fleet that they’re ready to “mix it up” with them again after rejoining their rivals in the Miami docks on Saturday. Skipper Mike Sanderson’s boat topped 30 knots boat speed on their “shakedown” sail to Florida, returning the Volvo Ocean Race to full strength for […]

Team Sanya rejoining their rivals in Miami (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4131

May 13th, 2012 | Posted in News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture, Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Luna Rossa wins all three races of the day

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On the day the AC Village opened in the historic Arsenale in Venice, Luna Rossa Challenge thrilled the home crowd by winning all three races on the day to grab a commanding lead in the Arzanà City of Venice Trophy, a prologue, invitational regatta to the AC World Series next week. Chris Draper’s Luna Rossa […]

Luna Rossa wins all three races of the day http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4128

May 13th, 2012 | Posted in Americas Cup, News, Regattas | Read More »

Iker: We’re in an enviable position

IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race - Team Telefonica skipper Iker Martinez from Spain, with his son after finishing leg 6 from Itajai, Brazil, to Miami, USA,

Telefónica have three teams snapping at their heels as they prepare for the final three offshore legs but for all the disappointment at finishing fourth on Leg 6 skipper Iker Martínez is enjoying the pressure — and the “privileged” position of being top of the leaderboard with the end now in sight. Martínez´s men won […]

Iker: We’re in an enviable position http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4120

May 12th, 2012 | Posted in News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture, Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

America’s Cup racing returns to Newport next month

© GILLES MARTIN-RAGET / ACEA

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

© GILLES MARTIN-RAGET / ACEA

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 »

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