The sailing team from Italy, Giovanni Soldini is back for another race. They are now ready to sail a total of 3.600 miles that will start from Cape Town and end at Rio de Janeiro aboard the Maserati Multi 70, the trimaran. They have set the record of completing the total miles previously in the year 2014 aboard the Maserati VOR70 monohull. 80 feet LoveWater, the trimaran maxi is their direct challenger which has Craig Sutherland as the skipper. The participating 25 boats will start at different times.
Smaller boats have already started, while the monohulls are yet to begin their race. The bigger multihulls that are faster than the above ones will start even later. All the competing boats will head towards Da Trindade Island in the North-Western direction. Then they will sail towards Rio de Janeiro. The 102 Almagores II Southern Wind owned by Federico Borromeo is only another entrant from Italy. Andrea Henriquet is the skipper.
World Sailing has thought of introducing new processes for quality control for all Olympic classes before the 2024 Olympic Games to be held in Paris. This introduction is known to be the final process of choosing the right kind of equipments for the games. The quality control of the processes is essential for ensuring the integrity related to the technicalities of the sport.
One thing is clear that one-design equipment is not being delivered always to a standard which is absolutely consistent when it is meant to ascertain that the equipment which will be used is identical. The design of the equipment is not consistent is known from the feedbacks that the coaches, Member National Authorities, and the sailors themselves have given. Continue Reading
Three boats had been received by Hillsdale College Sailing Club. These boats were acquired from the team of Notre Dame Sailing early this month. This will enable the club to work on its techniques. Bought by some anonymous donor for the club, Laser Performance Club 420 came with lines, dollies, and sails. They are going to be harbored at the club so that it has much easier access to the Baw Beese Lake.
Hillsdale College Sailing Club without any kind of fleet since the starting of 2017. Thus, they are in a disadvantageous position against the team it is competing with as most of them train in water at least 3 times a week.
The Alive is a 42.4-meter motor yacht and it has been listed for sale. The yacht has been listed by Fergus Torrance at Torrance Yachts.
The yacht has the wonderful exterior styling and the interior design done by Omega Architects. It has steel and aluminum body come in the ABS class made by Dutch yard Heesen Yachts and got delivered to its owner in the year 2014. The interior of the yacht is also wonderful and made of fabrics and Macassar ebony. It can comfortably accommodate up to twelve guests and for this, it has six cabins. For the crew members, there are five cabins present that accommodate nine crew members.
The Seychelles Regatta sailing competition (SRSC) returns to the island nation’s shores, coming year after the break of five-years, the information is shared by top officials of tourism on Monday.
The event will be organized by Publi Voile, which is a France-based company in association with local authorities. The event will take place from 27 May to 3rd
of June. This is also the time of the southeast trade winds that provide winds between 15 to 20 knots.
The Volvo Ocean Race team would reach the shores of Hong Kong, which is scheduled for 17th to 31st January this year. This round the world race that will cover six continents had started in October and will finish by 30th June 2018. Hong Kong has a team dedicated to engaging with the Volvo Ocean race teams when they stop by here. BrandHK would also be a crew member on board the Hong Kong team’s boat.
This is also the first time that a Hong Kong boat is taking part in the race. Being a prestigious round the world race, it is considered one of the toughest sporting events. The boats would be stopping by Hong Kong for the first time and the country’s team as well as representatives on shore will ensure that the team feels welcome here.
The race has been on for 44 years now and this is the first time that there would be a team representing Hong Kong. The team SHK on board the Scallywag is carrying on the hopes of the country in the eight months of competition that the event comprises of. Hong Kong is one of the host cities for the Volvo Ocean Race this year. In honor of the event there would be a race festival that would be held between January 17th to 31st at the Kai Tak Runway Park. The race festival would be open to the public as well and most of the activities would be free of charge. There would be concerts, exhibitions, entertainment, sailing activities and races, corporate hospitality services and much more. There would be 400 volunteers who would be part of this event.
Every day from 17th January onwards the festival events will run from ten in the morning to nine in the night.