In the Paralympic ISAF World Cup the Australian and British crew took away the golds.
Classes at the Paralympic ISAF Sailing World Cup, Portland and Weymouth finished as finals were held for the three classes. Sailors of Great Britain took several medals that included two golds while the Australian crew took gold in the Sonar category.
SKUD18 category saw the gold medal being won by Niki Birrell and Alexandra Rickham. They finished in style on the final day. On the final day the duo from Britain were tied in terms of points along with Italy’s team, but the Britons were able to triumph in their home waters. Another set of sailors from the same country took the third and second place and obtained the bronze medal as a result.
In the 2.4 m race Helena Lucas of Great Britain was able to make a clean sweep. As a result, she won with six wins in all the six races. She was able to stay in control through the week. Continue reading “Paralympic ISAF World Cup”
Those who are sailing sport enthusiasts will surely be looking forward to seeing the world teams gearing up to compete in the Olympic Games. The World Sailing organization that is regulating the events has other sailing tournaments that are equally popular and promise the thrill of racing on the waters to the fans.
For instance, the race of Round the Island is a race that has gained several nominations this year. With 1500 entries and a total of 16000 sailors, this event promises to be nothing smaller than the Rio Olympics. Continue reading “Men’s Windsurfer Event Rio”
The Sunseeker International has unveiled the very first CGI images of the brand new 95 Yacht that is presently under construction in Dorset, United Kingdom. The luxury performance boat is all set for launch in Spring next year, emphasizing the commitment of the brand to bringing more and more new products to market in the year ahead.
The 3rd new model to be declared this summer, the 95 Yacht illustrates the newest in Sunseeker’s design as well as builds processes. After the design of its forerunner, 28 Metre Yacht, 95 Yacht blends a superyacht feel long with the pragmatic advantages of a yacht in a small size category.
The standout feature of the 95 Yacht is its main deck layout along with a special master compartment triplex form for greater flexibility as well as freedom onboard. With the grand stateroom berth on the primary deck, a forward staircase guides to a mid-level dressing place and en-suite.
The pilothouse offers much greater flexibility and it also kicks into the more expansive main deck layout. Above the deck, the flybridge is fitted with bar, plenty of seating for guests as well as an optional hot tub.
As with all the Sunseeker’s brand new wave of models, the 95 yacht is established on the classic deep V hull, allowing it to sail at up to twenty-four knots or accelerate up to 28 knots. However, that depends on the engine option.
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Delivered last year, Finnish shipyard Nautor’s brand new Swan 115 S is presently the yard’s biggest production model, as well as the 2nd biggest ever made by them. Named Solleone (a combo of the owner’s and his sons’ names), the yacht also refers to the warmest period of the summer – exactly when the 35.2M long yacht will be running at her optimal throughout the Mediterranean Sea.
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A five mile spread divides the first epitome from the 4th in Mini Transat – Îles de Guadeloupe. In series, it is also a ceaseless fight between the 2 Ofcet boats; along with a firm lead over forty miles ahead of the 3rd one. At this speed, the first might reach Guadeloupe as soon as afternoon of 12th November.
In prototype part, it is between Axel Tréhin and Clément Bouyssou that are racing a short distance from each other on the same side. Having an opponent hot on your heels allows for assessing the trim of the sails. In any case, the racers are making fast progress to Guadeloupe and we seem to be moving towards a new record time to beat between the Canaries and the Caribbean.
Behind the 2 leaders, Frederic Denis appears to be back in control – it looks so easy for him that he could probably miss the last weekend and Rent a yacht in Croatia instead! Kept further south, he is in a great spot to get back quickly ahead of the group. Placed many hours at a lessen speed, Fred really had to puzzle out a technical trouble. All conjectures are possible, but the forty-mile vantage he had patiently been amassing faded like snow in the sun.
The 4th is none other than Méchin Ludovic, also still very much in the contention for the final win. It would be a bad turnaround for him, having been excluded of the prototypes ranking in the year 2013. More than that, a win would mean that his boat was the very first in history to have won Mini Transat 3 times.
A trio of coaches has encouraged sailing numbers at Tauranga Yacht and Power Boat Club – Jean Montigny (France), Greg Dawson (England) and Maria Ferrario (Argentina) spent the summer days dealing with the next generation of sailors to follow the likes of Molly Meech, Peter Burling, Thomas Saunders, Cole Rippey, Trent Rippey and Jason Saunders.
They organized the centerboard sailing division at club with an telling roll-call of stars. Twenty four year old Dawson from Southend-on-Sea in Essex, came from Australia, the place where he got his sailing qualifications.
He has not heard of any well known alumni of the club before coming here. This was all new to him. He had no idea of the monster that he was walking into in terms of the yacht club. He found out about the job from two people he worked with in Spain who ran the centre here last year. Continue reading “Yachting: Trio serves in sailing’s new wave”
UAE is all set to construct on its place as a top international yacht manufacturing spots as local makers expanded their operations, international makers relocate as well as the maritime industry goes with coastline developments, as per to industry experts.
The UAE currently ranks ninth in the world for superyacht manufacturing, with 15 projects under development, according to the 2015 ShowBoats International Global Order Book. International and local makers are all set to declare a slew of brand new programs for the UAE at 23rd Dubai International Boat Show that will run from 3rd to 7th March at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
It would have yachts on display worth US$ 272.2 million (i.e. Dh1 billion), as per the organizers. Dubai International Marine Club Board vice chairman Dr Khalid Al Zahed said that this years Dubai International Boat Show would reaffirm Dubais status as a leisure marine hub. As the water-based lifestyle becomes increasingly popular in Dubai, they would see this sector continue to expand and develop in the future. Dubais commitment to excellence in all the things it does would drive the marine industry to achieve new heights and bring more visitors to the city. Continue reading “UAE strengthens it place position as top international yacht manufacturing place”