Daily Archives: March 18, 2012

Volvo Ocean Race : Harsh reminder as Telefonca leads fleet towards Southern Ocean

At 1900 UTC tonight Team Telefónica (Iker Martínez/ESP) leads as the fleet racing in Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race from Auckland receives the predicted battering less than 24 hours into the leg. Earlier, the crew of Abu … Continue reading

Posted in General Sailing, Sailing News | Leave a comment

Residential yacht tours the world

The largest privately owned residential yacht on Earth, The World, docked in Kaikoura over the weekend, giving locals a glimpse of the breathtaking scale of the ship as it tours the globe. Continue reading

Posted in General Sailing, Sailing News | Leave a comment

RS:X World Windsurfing Championships : The Fans are Betting on Nimrod and Lee

Olympic windsurfing is big in Israel. Out the six medals won by athletes for their country, at least 3 have been in windsurfing so it's not surprising that windsurfing fans in Israel are so passionate about their stars. As … Continue reading

Posted in General Sailing, Sailing News | Leave a comment

Volvo Ocean Race : Goodbye Auckland, hello Brazil : Telefonica takes on supreme leg

The Spanish boat is now on route to Itajaí, Brazil. It is expected to reach Cape Horn in approximately 10 days Battle has commenced: 6,705 miles of sailing between Auckland (New Zealand) and Itjaí in Brazil. Early this Sunday … Continue reading

Posted in General Sailing, Sailing News | Leave a comment

Volvo Ocean Race : CAMPER leads brutal opening night as Abu Dhabi’s repairs begin

CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand are leading the fleet in a battle against more than 37-knot winds and six-metre seas on the brutal opening night of Leg 5 that has already forced Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing back to … Continue reading

Posted in General Sailing, Sailing News | Leave a comment

Clipper Round the World Race: Bitter-sweet Scoring Gate victory for Gold Coast Australia

Sunshine lifts crew spirits on Mother’s Day Bitter-sweet Scoring Gate victory for Gold Coast Australia Teams reflect on how they are coping with the mighty Pacific after two weeks at sea It’s been another adventurous 24 hours in the … Continue reading

Posted in General Sailing, Sailing News | Leave a comment

Weekend additions to the BYM News Photo Gallery

Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous 2012 – Race day 2 photos by Carlo Borlenghi – ttp://www.bymnews.com/photos/thumbnails.php?album=838 Inaugural Club Marine Pittwater Sail Expo in the grounds of The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Cl… Continue reading

Posted in General Sailing, Sailing News | Leave a comment

Australia. Club Marine Pittwater Sail Expo set to sail next week-end

All the preparations are in place and the doors are ready to open for next weekend’s inaugural Club Marine Pittwater Sail Expo to be hosted on the grounds of The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, Newport over the 24 … Continue reading

Posted in General Sailing, Sailing News | Leave a comment

Crew onboard for new gundalow Piscataqua will set sail for company’s expanded mission

With the launch of the new gundalow Piscataqua from Peirce Island in December, the Gundalow Company has set a new course for its educational mission. Continue reading

Posted in General Sailing, Sailing News | Leave a comment

France. Safran relaunched after a three month refit

 This is an important stage, which is both technical and symbolic: on Friday 16th March, the big Safran monohull was put back in the water and her mast was stepped in La Trinité-sur-Mer. Marc Guillemot and his team now … Continue reading

Posted in General Sailing, Sailing News | Leave a comment