To get to the finish they must first thread their way between Taiwan and the Philippines, some 400 miles ahead, and there are some patches of light wind in the area that need to be avoided. Read more
Among the squad to represent the nation in Texas will be reigning Youth World Champions in the 420, Otto Henry and Rome Featherstone.
America’s Cup sailor Paul Campbell-James has announced he will be flying the English flag as the first international team to confirm their participation in this Summer’s SuperFoiler Grand Prix.
The stars of tomorrow showed their skills in blustery conditions off Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, completing four days of intense competition.
Visit Seattle crossed the finish line off the coast of Airlie Beach in the Whitsundays at 15:05:36 local time, completing the 1,600-nautical mile sprint up the east coast of Australia from Hobart in eleven days.
Simmer predicted the massive foils on the new design would weigh 1.2 - 1.5 tonnes each.
The skipper said he was forced to abandon ship "due to several failures, notably a broken boom, engine failure, a broken backstay, and more".
When the first boat crew arrived on scene, they found two people in the water wearing life jackets and three still aboard the capsized vessel.
The latest in Jeanneau's Yacht range takes some lessons learned from its bigger sisters.
Topics will be 'Aussie Designers' and 'AC Design', with a round table discussion after each block of presentations.
There will be multihulls on display to suit all budgets from $200,000 to $2.1million from a huge range of manufacturers including Fountaine Pajot, Leopard, Lagoon, Privilege, Grainger, Schionning and more.
Ronstan designer Albert Mahoney says the key to the high performance of these blocks is the design and the materials used in manufacture.
Scheduled for 27th April to 1st May, 2018 at Ocean Marina Yacht Club in Pattaya, Thailand, the NOR allows for up to 12 classes.