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    Published on 05-28-2020 10:41 AM
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    Pensacola, Fla. - DEFIANT, the groundbreaking AC75 racing yacht built for New York Yacht Club American Magic, departed the team’s winter base at the Port of Pensacola late in the evening on Wednesday, May 27th, 2020. Stored onboard a commercial cargo ship, the AC75 and a significant ...
    Published on 05-28-2020 10:20 AM
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    Just over a fortnight after the lockdown ended, the sailors and their teams are now busy catching up on lost time. Many IMOCAs have been relaunched after their winter refits, which took longer than planned. There have been more and more measurement checks and trips to check out the changes made during the winter. Other sailors have to wait a while before heading back out to sea. We look at what has been happening at the end of the refit season.

    Preparation for the Vendée Globe: ease of ...
    Published on 05-26-2020 10:47 AM
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    It is with much sadness that we are announcing the permanent closing of APS.

    Unfortunately, we are unable to bear the burden of the losses caused by the COVID-19 crisis. We want to first and foremost thank you, our ...
    Published on 05-26-2020 10:16 AM
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    The Government has admitted that the coronavirus pandemic could affect plans for next year's America's Cup.

    Travel restrictions in New Zealand has created uncertainty over the preparation for the race, scheduled ...
    Published on 05-26-2020 09:47 AM
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    Auckland, New Zealand - 26th May 2020

    It is not so much a triumphant homecoming from Europe for the Emirates Team New Zealand AC75 ‘Te Aihe’- rather a low key but very welcome return in the dark hours of Tuesday morning having been in a state of transit since leaving ...
    Published on 05-23-2020 12:33 PM
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    More than 125 San Francisco firefighters are battling a four-alarm warehouse fire Saturday on Pier 45, the city's fire department says.
    A quarter of the pier at Fisherman's Wharf "has been lost to the flames," ...
    Published on 05-21-2020 02:50 PM
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    Under the blue sky in Lorient, Sodebo Ultim 3 has regained its element after 5 months of construction. A moment awaited by Thomas Coville and all his team after this idle period, linked to confinement.

    He says: "The day went super well with complicated ...
    Published on 05-21-2020 02:17 PM
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    NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has done a magnificent job since taking office


    Two of Team New Zealand's rivals have expressed a growing frustration at the lack of information from the Government on an issue which could put New Zealand's hosting of the 2021 America's Cup in jeopardy.

    D-day is fast looming for America's ...
    Published on 05-21-2020 01:38 PM
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    May 21, 2020, for immediate release.

    COVID-19 Pandemic Forces Cancellation of 2020 ORC/IRC World Championship

    NEWPORT, R.I. – Despite a strong entry list from the United States and abroad, and the exhaustive efforts of the New York Yacht Club along with the governing bodies for ...
    Published on 05-20-2020 11:57 AM
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    20TH OF MAY, 2020
    Puerto Portals to Host the Rolex TP52 World Championship in September
    July’s Valencia regatta has been cancelled.

    (Wednesday 20th May) – As the 52 SUPER SERIES racing fleet of TP52 grand-prix racing yachts returned today from Cape Town, South Africa, aboard the cargo ship BBC Dolphin in ...
    Published on 05-19-2020 10:53 AM
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    The empty yacht washed up on Mooloolaba Beach.(ABC News: Owen Jacques)

    Empty yacht runs aground
    In a second, unrelated, marine incident, a body was found after an empty yacht ran aground at Mooloolaba Beach.

    Owen Jacques ABC News

    Mr Middleton said residents reported seeing someone fall from the boat near Maroochydore.

    "Some people ...
    Published on 05-18-2020 11:49 AM



    ETNZ have gotten back on track and have the wheels of production and training steaming along after
    a lengthy Covid ...
    Published on 05-18-2020 11:27 AM
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    In a bit of a throwback to days gone by of racing, the singlehanded dinghy sailors came out in force on Thursday off Shilshole in Seattle.
    Yes, Virginia, there IS racing while simultaneously social distancing.
    The Seattle Laser Fleet - which includes the RS Aeros in town, ...
    Published on 05-18-2020 09:50 AM
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    Vendée-Arctic-Les Sables d’Olonne:
    a brand new race for the IMOCA boats


    The horizon is starting to look clearer for those aiming to compete in the 2020 Vendée Globe. On 4th July, they are due to start the Vendée-Arctic-les Sables d’Olonne, a 3600-mile solo ocean race around a big triangle reaching up to the limits of the Arctic Circle. This race with its ...
    Published on 05-15-2020 08:35 AM
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    Black Magic (NZL 32) and Young America (USA 36) battle for position in the pre-start of the 1995 America's Cup

    As unbelievable as it may seem to those who took part or witnessed it, 13 May 2020 (14 May 2020 - New Zealand Time) will mark a quarter of a century since Team New Zealand in Black Magic (NZL 32) completed one of the most comprehensive victories in the history of the America’s Cup, winning all five races of the 1995 Cup match with margins as much as 4:14. It is one of those days were you remember where you were for New Zealanders above a certain age. The opponent was the colourful Roy Lichtenstein painted Young America (USA 36) (aka the “Mermaid” or “Dorothy”- after surviving damage in a tornado), skippered by New Zealand’s greatest yachting nemesis ...
    Published on 05-15-2020 07:16 AM
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    RECOVERY TIME FOR TEAM BANQUE POPULAIRE

    If the activity of the Team did not stop during the confinement, with in particular the monitoring of the construction of the Ultim Banque Populaire XI, the recovery is accelerating this week. The IMOCA by Clarisse Crémer and ...
    Published on 05-15-2020 06:19 AM
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    News Release
    U.S. Coast Guard 13th District Pacific Northwest
    Contact: 13th District Public Affairs
    Office: (206) 220-7237
    After Hours: (206) 819-9154
    13th District online newsroom

    Coast Guard offers new i911 system for ...
    Published on 05-15-2020 06:14 AM
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    Three Foil Options And Three Kite Options Shortlisted For New IKA Youth Foil Racing Class



    The International Kiteboarding Association launched a tender process earlier this year which invited manufacturers to tender for a new youth foil racing class ...
    Published on 05-14-2020 04:11 PM
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    The last four days have been trying to say the very least. Trying in the context of the most difficult few days so far. At 8pm local, we were sailing ...
    Published on 05-13-2020 10:45 AM
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    Tragedy in the Netherlands: several surfers drown at Scheveningen
    May 13, 2020 | Surfing




    Five surfers and lifeguards have lost their lives at Scheveningen Beach, near The Hague, in the Netherlands.
    It is one of the most tragic events of all time involving surfers and watermen.
    A group of 10 surfers and lifeguards took to the water on Monday evening near Scheveningen ...
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