China Coast, Asian Match Racing, Monsoon Cup qualifiers

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 15 Oct 2011
 


More wind forecast for the China Coast tomorrow...

Guy Nowell, Editor



RHKYC China Coast Regatta 2011 - grey skies, sunshine later
RHKYC Event Media,
Competitors in the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club's China Coast Regatta gathered at this morning's start line in an overcast 14 knot easterly, which encouraged Race Officer Steve Bourne to set a 1.8nm course for the Racing 0 and 1 Divisions, and 1.4nm for Division 2.... [more]
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Calmer conditions
Heather Ewing,
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race teams are enjoying a welcome respite from the ferocious weather of the past few days as they commence the charge to the Scoring Gate. At the front of the fleet Gold Coast Australia is maintaining a comfortable lead in the calmer conditions. Richard Hewson and his team are heading slightly north to make the southern end of the Scoring Gate.... [more]
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Asian Match Racing Championship – Thumbs up from Datuk Peter Gilmour
Monsoon Cup Media,
Asian Match Racing Championship - Fresh from competing at the Argo Group Gold Cup in Hamilton, Bermuda which ended on October 9th, Datuk Peter Gilmour is happy to be back in Pulau Duyong, Kuala Terengganu, home of the Monsoon Cup. The four-time World Match Racing Tour champion managed to catch a few exciting matches during the AMRC held at Ri-Yaz Heritage Marina Resort and Spa.... [more]
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Gilmour versus Gilmour on the World Match Racing Tour?
Monsoon Cup Media,
Might the sailing world be seeing history unfold as 20 year old West Australian match racer David Gilmour edges closer to a possible Monsoon Cup berth?... [more]
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Extreme Sailing Series Act 8 day 2 a mixed affair + Video
Extreme Sailing Series,
Extreme Sailing Series Act 8 has now wrapped up the second day of competition in Almeria. It was a mixed affair comprised of four open water races that were staged outside the port of Almeria and a stadium race inside the harbour which led to some dream starts and some nightmare endings.... [more]
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Monsoon Cup Qualifier- Asian Match Racing Championship day 2
Monsoon Cup Media,
It's Day 2 of the Asian Match Racing Championship and seven teams from across the Asia Pacific are vying for just one precious spot at the Monsoon Cup, the final event on the ISAF 2011 World Match Racing Tour.... [more]
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Monsoon Cup Qualifiers: Asian Match Racing - Giving it a red hot go
Monsoon Cup Media,
The field is tight after day one of the Asian Match Racing Championship (October 12-15). Seven teams from across the Asia Pacific are fighting for a single berth at the final event on the 2011 World Match Racing Tour, the Monsoon Cup.... [more]
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Asian Match Racing Championship - Nicholas and Tiller lead the pack
Monsoon Cup Media,
The Asian Match Racing Championship (AMRC) commenced today as seven sailing teams from around Asia congregrated at Ri-Yaz Heritage Marina Resort and Spa in Pulau Duyong, Kuala Terengganu, home to the Monsoon Cup. The winner of the AMRC will be assured of a place at the Monsoon Cup, the final leg of the 2011 World Match Racing Tour at the same venue from 22nd to 27th November.... [more]
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RHKYC China Coast: 'Game On' for the 40-footers
RHKYC Event Media,
China Coast Race Week entry EFG Bank Mandrake, a Mills 40 Design co-owned by Nick Burns and Fred Kinmonth, was built in 2005 and won most of her races under the name of Tiamat in her first year, before moving to the Mediterranean as Ngoni and continuing her form. The boat was purchased and renamed in time to successfully compete for Hong Kong in the 2010 Rolex Commodores Cup... [more]
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RHKYC China Coast: Ambush hungry for another CCR win
RHKYC Event Media,
The three-day China Coast Regatta (14-16 October), together with the VinaCapital Hong Kong to Vietnam Race which starts on 19 October comprises RHKYC's China Coast Race Week.The Regatta has attracted 35 entries across four divisions; IRC Racing, Classic/Cruising Class, Premier Cruising Class and HKPN Class.... [more]
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Stricken ship's Master arrested as containers topple in Rena Disaster
Richard Gladwell, Sail-World,
There have been two significant developments in the Rena Disaster.Seventy containers have fallen off the ship overnight as she continues to be pounded by 4-5 metre seas off Tauranga. Rena has now broken amidships. This story is being updated through the day - including on the water photos and video from media briefings ashore.... [more]
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Oman Sail launch Women's Sailing Programme
Nicky Moore,
Oman Sail have officially launched the next phase in its unique project – a sailing programme aimed exclusively at the Sultanate's female population.... [more]
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