Gdynia in Poland witnesses the commencement of the 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships. About 400 sailors across 600 nations will be racing at the 49th edition of the championship. The prep time for them was two days. After an extravagant and stunning opening ceremony, it is now time for the participants to focus on the competition.
In the competition, sailors will be racing in a total of nine events. The boats for the championship is known to be supplied by Ovington Boats for Boy’s and Girl’s 29er, Nacra Sailing for the event of Mixed Nacra 15, Laser Performance or McLaren for Boy’s and Girl’s Laser Radial, and last but not the least Nautivela, for Boy’s and Girl’s 420. This year, the RS:X fleet will be racing with their own equipment.
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The course for the Scrub Island Invitation begins off Nanny Cay in 12 to 15 knots from the south that had been steady all throughout the day. The Racing Division was won by Tony Mack along with McFly, his team on their J/122 El Ocaso. They defeated Liquid, the sister-ship only by 48 seconds.
It is hard to get, much harder to leave, and almost impossible to forget it. This might be cliché but this is something that Tony Mack and Sally, his wife would like to keep in mind when they reminiscence about BVI and after 42 of the strongest cruise races the course up to Scrub Island. This is a private resort in BVI about 13 kilometers toward northeastern of Tortola.
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The inauguration for the biggest event in the sailing that is for the 29er west mid-winters competition finished 10 to 15 ties which were 4 in no. from 250 degrees moderate float to 270 as the day went on.
It was unquestionably not the typical sneaky Bay of South and complete for the conditions which were “speed test” the more and more experienced groups settled in and could concentrate on changing modes from speed work in the puffs and after that gain tallness in the light spots. Downwind was very hard to lose any of the watercrafts so the attention was on negligible gybes and not committing an error by flipping.
The destination of the field included all of the 33 groups with the typical MW blend of the best groups and more up to date, more of the crowd of the youthful groups for the most part from the countries like US and Canada. Separate points which were 5 the best three with persons like Shelley Ripley / Hardy Nicholas representative of the country of USA in the number one spot pursued by Jordan and Grant Janov the representative of the country of USA with Baker Stephan and Duncan Oliver who were also representative of the country of the USA in the third position.
This occasion is the second and last leg for the United States World 29er Youth Qualification with the facilitated at Yacht Club Coral Reef in the month of February. This regatta is a piece of the Series SCYYRA (Howie) Hamlin which comprises of somewhere in the range of 32 and 40 races more than 4 occasions and at its decision grants the Maxam Family Perpetual that utilizes a one of a kind scoring frameworks to grant the best captain and best group for the year.
Cor Y C Jr. the Director of the Program Jill Powell has guided a major gathering of volunteers to again arrange this occasion for the twelfth year that has been a piece of a pipeline of So-Cal mariners who have spoken to the 29er US Youth class at the Worlds previously. Ten races are booked for the date of March 22-24.
There seems to be a new development in the battle between multihulls during the RORC Transatlantic race as both the strong opponents, Peter Cunningham’s MOD70 PowerPlay and both Giovanni Soldini’s Multi 70have seemed to be moving south in order to escape the high-pressure area to avoid the anticipated 20 knots of wind. While Maserati chose a particular angle to the breeze, PowerPlay was towards the downwards direction, also the result of their different choices will be played out today as both prepare for the downward ride to arrive.
Loro’s ship had a busy night on board and is estimated for the great winds in the day and let down its downwind sails.A tough competition has taken place between HenrikBergesen’s Hydra and Catherine Pourre’sEärendil according to the news from Class40 Division. Eärendilhad surpassed the Hydra. All of them have been matched racing as they have stayed close to Eärendil. Both teams seem to enjoy the race with Eärendil trying to stay ahead.
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Today an exciting, fresh era in racing of America’s Cup has been unveiled today. The concept for the AC75, this is the class of boat that will be sailed in the 36th America’s Cup is now released illustrating a modern vision and bold for high performance fully foiling mono-hull racing yachts.
The Team New Zealand Emirates and design teams Luna Rossa have spent the last four months assessing the concepts of a wide range of mono-hull. The objective of both has been designing a class that will be demanding and challenging to sail, and providing the top level of skill to the crews; this new concept could become the racing future and even cruising mono-hulls beyond the America’s Cup.
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Nominations are accepted online this year the nominations received midnight on March 30, 2018 will be this year’s inductees and the nominations received after 30 march will be considered for next year class.
Nominating categories include different types like SAILING those who have made achievements on the water as Sailboat Racer or Offshore Sailor and TECHNICAL category include those whose contributed technically in aspects of sailing. Examples are Designers, Boat Builders, Sail-makers, etc. CONTRIBUTORS are those who have made contribution on American sailing experience like Teachers, Coachers, Media includes TV, films etc. And you have to nominate anyone from the past or present of American Sailing who have made a contribution in American Sailing.
Nominated candidate must be a U.S. citizen or someone from international birth, but contributed in Sailing can be nominated. The nominee has a power to convince that why it wants to enter the hall of fame. Also, it has some accomplishments and contribution experience in the world of Sailing. All the information about this experience should be very clear to candidates and in a concise argument. The final document prepared should be about two pages only.
Remember, it’s a nomination not a vote so one nomination at a time is considered by the Nominating Committee and if you submit duplicate nominations and engage others in Campaign it will be burdened for our volunteers as it takes time to consider.
If the cut is clear by the nominee, then he or she can be placed in the following ranks like Class of 2017, 2016 etc. in the National Sailing Hall of Fame.
Selection Committee has selected a combination of publicly-submitted nominations and carry-over nominations from last year, which is comprised of NSHOF, U.S. Sailing, community sailing. Induction Ceremony was conducted at Lauderdale Yacht Club, Florida held on November 10-11 Class of 2018.
Full with the spirit of adventure, a group of NCC Naval Wing cadets 42, which include 14 girls, set out on the sailing expedition on a 410-km in the Godavari at Bhadrachalam.
The group went to the water to explore the splendor of nature and gain first-hand experience of traveling on water and navigating the river Godavari by boats. The group was sent to the water under the supervision of two Indian Navy regular officers.
The sailing expedition on Godavari River would conclude in the neighboring state Andhra Pradesh at Samalkot on 15th of September.
Excitement was filled in the air on the beautiful banks of the Godavari River as the sailing excursion got off and started the enthusiastic journey. Scores of onlookers with lots of curiosity were present at the bank converging the entire area to get the glimpse of this event.
There 75-member who have gone in the water and 72 members are comprised of 42 NCC cadets, 2 Indian Army officer and other personnel, which include the support staff from the Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, NCC Directorate.
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In Women’s Sailing Award, a trailblazer Linda Lindquist-Bishop was awarded the BoatUS/National Women’s Sailing Association (NWSA) 2017 Leadership.
The award was given to the boat in an event NWSA Women’s Sailing Conference, which took place in Marblehead at Massachusetts.
The award was presented by the president of NWSA Linda Newland. The award recognizes an individual with some achievement in educating, enriching and inspiring the lives of women in every field through sailing. The award is named as BoatUS, because it has a strong partnership with NWSA, which is a program of the Women’s Sailing Foundation (WSF). This organization works with complete devotion for enhancing the women’s and girl’s lives through education and access to the sport of sailing.
“Linda has made a noticeable and positive impact on improving and enhancing the confidence of young women with the help of international sailing competitions,” said Newland. “She is a role model for many for a number of reasons. We are really pleased to give this award to her and recognize her commitment towards sailing.”
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Emma Wilson has been a winner in the windsurfer category at the recent youth sailing world championship event that was concluded in Auckland, New Zealand.
Emma Wilson is seventeen years of age, represented Christchurch in the RS: X category. Indeed, she even won in her category a day before the five day event was concluded. She is no novice in wind surfing as she won silver in the prior year at the same event. Indeed, the Youth Sailing World Championships is a regular yearly event that sees sailors of the age of nineteen and below competing from different countries of the world.
This event is a hallowed one as several Olympic level sailors have emerged after competing at this event. Instances are Giles Scott, Sarah Ayton, Ben Ainslie and others. Hence, Emma Wilson was understandably excited with the kind of win she gained. Now her name would be included among other champions at the Youth Worlds event in the British category.
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Do you want to crew for some of the best skippers in the world? Well, you finally have an opportunity to do so. We are referring to the 30th Bitter End Yacht Club’s Pro Am Regatta. Being a common man, it is a dream opportunity.
There is more exciting news in the offing. Have you heard of the big winners Ed Baird and Dave Ullman? We have come to know that both are members of 2016 Induction Class, which is exclusive to the US National Sailing Hall of Fame.
As far as the Defiance Day Regatta is considered, it starts with 11 mile dash. It goes from BEYC to the Baths, in the event where the prize is provided by plainsailing.com, the specialists in Yacht Charter in Kastela. They have arranged festive barbecue luncheon. But before that, you can see the competitors engaging in some snorkelling. But when it comes to the final 11 mile leg, we will be able to see very tight competition.
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