The two champions of Olympic Blair Tuke and Peter Burling have come back to the 49er scene of sailing for the first time after claiming the gold medal at the Rio Olympic Games in the year 2017.
The champion duo is racing at the Oceanbridge NZL regatta presently which is taking place on the harbor of Auckland. With their performance, it seems that both have not lost any of the forms even after staying away from the class for two years straight. Read more “Tuke and Burling Returned for Tokyo Gold in 49er”→
After climbing the ranks all through the Extreme Sailing Series Cardiff Act (ESSCA) Alinghi – the Swiss kings of foiling-freezed victory for the SAP Extreme Sailing Team who has a strong hold on the match on the final day of the event.
The whole match was crucial and it was a nail-biting finish. It was the four days of racing, and the match was the incredible one. Those who headed for the double points in the final race were Arnaud Psarofaghis, Nicolas Charbonnier, Yves Detrey, Timothé Lapauw and Bryan Mettraux. They were one point more of their Danish counterparts. Their third place finish crushed the victory hopes of the SAP Extreme Sailing Team, securing Alinghi fourth Act win of the season Read more “Swiss Seize Success From The Clutches Of The Danes In Extreme Sailing Series Cardiff Final”→
In a span of week time the Los Cabos will host the season finale of the 2017 Extreme Sailing Series (ESS), and this will conclude the thrilling season of high-performance catamaran racing.
The final Act will be presented by SAP and it will see eight teams from eight different nations and this will include a Mexican-flagged wildcard will go head-to-head from November 30 to December3. But, with the overall victory in the season at stake and the Act that worth double points; the crew is under more pressure than ever. Read more “Extreme Sailing Now Turn To Mexico”→
The yacht repair facility on BRADFORD Marine located on Grand Bahama is receiving a huge amount of local commercial work in the slow yacht repair season.
General Manager of Bradford’s shipyard in Freeport, Dan Romence, reported that in the year 2015 and 2016, the business of the company was good and it was relatively a “good years” for the company. The reason for the same was the repair company was able to get a lot of work from multiple markets.
The primary markets of the shipyard are recreation cruisers and mega yacht, but at the present time they also involve in the maintenance and repairs for mail boats, freighters, and ferry companies as well as the commercial vessels and the storage services.
Denmark has started the Star Worlds Championship tournament in 2017 which has about 70 boats participating in this event which is the 94th edition. It is a prestigious trophy event that has fleet representing a total of sixteen countries.
The Lunke Bay, where the fleet racers gathered on July 1st were gold and silver star sailors which also included world champion sailors, winners of European campaigns and others. This racing event continues from 2nd to 8th of July according to Plainsailing. Read more “Star Worlds Championship Tournament”→