Antigua Sailing Week: Phaedo^3 blasts in from Guadeloupe

Antigua, West Indies (April 24, 2015) – Lloyd Thornburg’s MOD70, Phaedo^3 has smashed the race record for the Guadeloupe to Antigua Race, completing the 42-mile course in 1 hour, 27 minutes, 0 seconds, at an astonishing average speed of 28 knots and a top speed of 34 knots. Any record that has lasted over 10 years is hard to beat. Back … [Read More...]

Sailing official threatens to move Rio Olympic events from polluted bay

(April 25, 2015) – Rio 2016 Olympic sailing events could be moved from Guanabara Bay if action isn’t quickly taken to clean the bay, an International Sailing Federation official said, according to The Associated Press. Alastair Fox, head of competitions for the governing body, ISAF, said: “We’ve got quite frustrated with it all,” adding that … [Read More...]

ISAF World Cup Hyeres – Talking with Giles Scott

Meet Giles Scott (GBR) Finn World Champion, Hyeres World Cup leader and on a fantastic unbeaten run . . . Video... Full Article: Sailweb Sailing and Yachting News - ISAF World Cup Hyeres - Talking with Giles Scott, Click here to submit your Sailing News. … [Read More...]

Dick Mann

It is with great sadness I inform you of the passing of long standing Club member Dick MANN After bravely battling a long illness Dick passed away on the evening of Tuesday 14th April 2015 with his family around him. A Club member since 1983, Dick was RNYC treasurer in the late 1980s. More recently he could be found sailing or tending to his … [Read More...]

Sailing World Cup – Scott takes 19 point lead into medal race

Britain's Giles Scott has all but secured yet another regatta victory as he takes a 19 point lead into Sunday's medal race at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres... Full Article: Sailweb Sailing and Yachting News - Sailing World Cup - Scott takes 19 point lead into medal race, Click here to submit your Sailing News. … [Read More...]

Harken Young 88 Nationals – Photo Discount!

We are feeling generous! Until sometime Monday night (just before we go to sleep), we are offering a $ 16 discount on all digital files from the 2015 Harken Young 88 Nationals which was hosted by Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron over the weekend of the 11-12 April. Normally $ 65 each, each awesome pic is just $ 49! [...] The post Harken Young 88 … [Read More...]

Volvo Ocean Race – Dongfeng take lead from Alvimedica

The 21:40 position report Saturday shows that Dongfeng Race Team have taken the Volvo Race lead from Team Alvimedica - Video here... Full Article: Sailweb Sailing and Yachting News - Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng take lead from Alvimedica, Click here to submit your Sailing News. … [Read More...]

May Bank Holiday Opening Hours

 The Club opening hours over the May public Holiday are as follows:                                            Bar                           Galley   Friday 1st May                  19:00 – 23:00           19:00 – 21:00 Saturday 2nd May             12:00 – 23:00           12:00 – 14:00 Sunday 3rd May                12:00 – 22:00           … [Read More...]

International 14, K6 and RS700 Open Meetings at HISC

Day 1 of the International 14, K6 and RS700 Open Meetings at Hayling Island SC. Early leaders in the I-14 racing for the Hayling Hull, are Doug Pattison and Mark Tait from Itchenor SC... Full Article: Sailweb Sailing and Yachting News - International 14, K6 and RS700 Open Meetings at HISC, Click here to submit your Sailing News. … [Read More...]

Newport to Ensenada Race: Mighty Merloe first to finish

Ensenada, Mexico (April 25, 2015) – H.L. Enloe’s Mighty Merloe slipped into Ensenada minutes before dawn this morning at 5:55:35 a.m. to secure Best Elapsed Time honors at the 68th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race. Last year’s first to finish winner, Tom Sieble’s Orion, crossed the finish line in the light of day at 6:24:29 a.m. … [Read More...]

Volvo Ocean Race: All In

(April 25, 2015; Leg 6, Day 6) – The fleet of boats in the Volvo Ocean Race continues to push north towards the next waypoints on the eastern tip of Brazil. Conditions have been stable with 10-12 kts of wind from between 050º – 060º that has allowed very little in the way of passing opportunity for any boat in the fleet. Although, … [Read More...]

Yachting Pointscore Winners 2014-15

With the Summer Series wrapping up and Winter Program just around the corner, congratulations to the following skippers and crew on their sucesses this season. The annual prize giving will be held on Saturday 2 May, tickets available via reception. Read More ...... Full Article: News - Yachting | Cruising | Learn to Sail | Waterfront Bar & … [Read More...]

Yachting Pointscore Winners 2014-15

With the Summer Series wrapping up and Winter Program just around the corner, congratulations to the following skippers and crew on their sucesses this season. The annual prize giving will be held on Saturday 2 May, tickets available via reception. Read More ...... Full Article: News - Yachting | Cruising | Learn to Sail | Waterfront Bar & … [Read More...]

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Classic Yacht Sailing from YouTube

An Optimist Sailing selected video: sailing yacht for sale uk sailing boats for sale uk laser sailing boats for sale uk sailing boats for sale uk small sailing boats for sale uk classic used sailing boats for sale uk sailing boats for sale uk ebay day sailing boats for sale uk wooden sailing boats for sale uk cheap … [Read More...]

Yachting Cup: Springtime in San Diego

San Diego, CA (April 25, 2015) – For sailors, springtime in San Diego can only mean one thing. While the rest of the country enjoys warmer weather and blossoming wildlife, the sailing community is training and strategizing for Yachting Cup, the premiere spring regatta of the San Diego Yacht Club. Yachting Cup will take place from May 1-3, … [Read More...]

Sailing World Cup – Medals up for grabs

The final day of qualification for the Medal races saw another Great Escape for the British Sailing Team, led by the master escapologist, Nick Thompson in the Laser event,... Full Article: Sailweb Sailing and Yachting News - Sailing World Cup - Medals up for grabs, Click here to submit your Sailing News. … [Read More...]

Corinthian Sailing: Critical to the growth of the sport

by Heather Gregg-Earl “No victory is sweeter than one you win with friends” In the world of one design sailing today, those words have special meaning. With so many professional teams racing across so many one-design classes in the US these days, the Corinthian team (all Group 1’s per ISAF classification, no professionally paid sailors on board) … [Read More...]

LIVE Medal Races – ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères

Medal Racing on Sunday 26 April is scheduled to commence at 11:15 local time on the live course area with the schedule as follows (times CEST):... Full Article: ISAF World Sailing RSS - LIVE Medal Races - ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, Click here to submit your Sailing News. … [Read More...]

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Cool Classic Yacht Sailing video

An Optimist Sailing selected video: Watch the full version here: http://bit.ly/1pS2h0d Or visit and watch other sailing films and videos here: www.classicyacht.tv Huff of Arklow is radical boat to look at. Drawn by a famous British yacht designer, CYTV asked ourselves: What did she achieve? We also wanted to support … [Read More...]