Team Alvimedica new Volvo Ocean 65

April 11, 2014 Team Alvimedica see their new Volvo Ocean 65 hit the water Southampton, UK – Team Alvimedica launched their new Volvo Ocean 65 boat on Friday in Southampton to herald six months of crew selections and hard training before the start of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 in October. On the dock was […]


Peroni to welcome sailors to the Rolex China Sea Race 2014

8 April 2014   Peroni to welcome sailors to the Rolex China Sea Race 2014 Boutique Italian beer brand, Peroni will host the Welcome Party for the Rolex China Sea Race 2014 at the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club on Monday 14 April. Sailors, sponsors, Members and invited guests will gather on the Main Lawn […]


Afterguard system

HOW THE SYSTEM WORKS The Afterguard system uses the Central Communications Unit (CCU) to pull data from your boat’s instruments, and manipulates this data into useful and timely information that is wirelessly streamed to the crew’s Recon Heads Up Display sunglasses. The HUDs combine this information with additional data from onboard sensors to create instant […]


Here are some great cruising tips

Ten Top Sailing Tips for Cruising in 2014 Posted on April 2, 2014 by andrew Here are some great cruising tips from Capt. John of skippertips.com to get you ready for your 2014 cruising adventures… Is your small sailboat and sailing crew prepared for the challenges that might pop up while on a coastal cruise […]


Les Voiles de St. Barth continues to attract

Since   its creation in 2010, Les Voiles de St. Barth has continued to attract   international racers to what has become, in just five years, a key stop on   the Caribbean racing calendar. From April 14 – 19, sailors from around the   world will gather in Gustavia, St. Barth’s   main port. Owners, […]


Aberdeen Asset Management Hong Kong Race Week

Aberdeen Asset Management Hong Kong Race Week 17 to 21 April 2014. Organised by Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club in association with Hong Kong Sailing Federation, this Easter’s inaugural Hong Kong Race Week represents a development of RHKYC’s ‘Middle Island Regatta’ for dinghies, expanding the length of the regatta from two to four days, complemented […]


Hobart “Hobie” Alter, passes away peacefully

Sail On Hobie Alter Posted on April 3, 2014 by andrew Hobart “Hobie” Alter, who started out shaping surfboards, and ended up shaping a culture, passed away peacefully at his Palm Desert home on March 29 surrounded by his loving family. Born on October 31, 1933 in Ontario, California, he was 80 at the time […]


the new “New York – Barcelona Race”, the first event in the new IMOCA

The new New York-Barcelona race to open the IMOCA season Articles | Thursday 27 March 2014, 09:58 On 1st June off Manhattan, several duos will be setting sail at the start of the new “New York – Barcelona Race”, the first event in the new IMOCA Ocean Masters World Championship. For the moment, the following […]


Jean-Pierre Dick officially competing in the 2016-17 Vendée Globe

Jean-Pierre Dick back in 2016 with a new boat   In Paris, this morning (Tuesday), Jean-Pierre Dick officially announced that he will be competing in the 2016-17 Vendée Globe. Fourth in the last race after sailing more than 2500 miles without a keel, the skipper from Nice is offering himself the means to achieve his […]


Enfant Terrible captures Farr 40 Midwinter Championship off Cabrillo Beach

Farr 40 Class Association March 29, 2014 Enfant Terrible captures Farr 40 Midwinter Championship off Cabrillo Beach Skipper Alberto Rossi leads Italian entry to convincing victory in first event of 2014 circuit Greetings!     SAN PEDRO, CAL. - The 2014 sailing season got off to an inauspicious start for skipper Alberto Rossi and the Enfant […]