Ocean Cruising Club Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Ocean Cruising Club Celebrates 60th Anniversary with Record Gatherings Around the World By Andrew Cross · On September 10, 2014 Unlike other sailing clubs that hold one annual cruise, the Ocean Cruising Club (OCC) has been celebrating its 60th Anniversary literally all year round with events taking place on multiple continents and venues to which […]


Race to Alaska and Win $10,000

Race to Alaska and Win $10,000 By Andrew Cross · On September 10, 2014 http://vimeo.com/102808926 “Long distance rowers, paddlers and sailors will compete next summer in a first-ever Race to Alaska that offers a $10,000 prize – and no fuel bill. The Northwest Maritime Center, based in Port Townsend, WA, has begun accepting applicants for the unique, non-motorized, 750-mile […]


Alpari World Match Racing Tour

Chicago, USA (19 Sept 2014): After a lacklustre performance in Qualifying yesterday, and a terrible start to the Repechage today, Björn Hansen (SWE) Hansen Sailing Team looked as though the Chicago Match Cup would end early for him when after three flights he had still not won a single match. He needed to win all […]


Sailboat that Crossed Atlantic Highlights People with Multiple Sclerosis

Sailboat that Crossed Atlantic Highlights People with Multiple Sclerosis By Andrew Cross · On September 10, 2014 Thousands of multiple sclerosis researchers and physicians are traveling to Boston this week for the MSBoston2014 convention. But a 67-foot-long, steel-hulled sailboat, with a crew that included six people living with multiple sclerosis, got here first. Oceans of […]


France’s top sailor joins Team España crew

France’s top sailor joins Team España crew • Skipper Iker also opts for Brazilian to boost hopes of victory • Click here to get up to speed with all the latest on our Press Zone ALICANTE, Spain – Michel Desjoyeaux is France’s best-known sailor and has won many of the sport’s biggest prizes but the […]


Aboard the Hokule’a: Sailboats, Small Islands and the Stewardship of Nature

Aboard the Hokule‘a: Sailboats, Small Islands and the Stewardship of Nature Dr. Greg Stone Both hulls of the Hokule‘a pointed with pride out to sea from Pago Pago Harbor. Leaving port, the sun was high above us, the waves broke with white peaks of foam, and the worn edges of the dark green island of […]


50th Anniversary edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series

READY FOR ANOTHER 50 YEARS A year after the contest for the 34th America’s Cup, world-class sailing is still alive and well on San Francisco Bay. In fact, for the last four days (Thursday, September 11 through Sunday, September 14), the 50th Anniversary edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series has hosted hundreds of sailors […]


Bart's Bash

Bart’s Bash-Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club in Victoria Harbour

‘Largest Sailing Event in the World’ Bart’s Bash Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club in Victoria Harbour The ‘Largest Sailing Event in the World’ – Bart’s Bash – takes place on Sunday 21 September and the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club (RHKYC) is thrilled to be involved, hosting an event in Victoria Harbour. The inaugural Bart’s […]


ZENITH Royal Cup Marina Ibiza – BARCLAYS 52 SUPER SERIES

The Home Straight: The ZENITH Royal Cup Marina Ibiza The home straight of the 2014 BARCLAYS 52 SUPER SERIES is in sight. The Zenith Royal Cup Marina Ibiza starts Wednesday 17th September and will see eight 52s from eight different nations competing at a less well known venue, one which promises to reveal tricky race […]


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GC32 The Great Cup

32Armin Strom blitzes final day The Great Cup press release issued on 14/09/2014 Flavio Marazzi and his Armin Strom Sailing Team crew came out all guns blazing today to claim first place in the GC32 foiling catamaran class at the inaugural edition of Marseille One Design. A light forecast didn’t look promising for the fourth […]