Nick Craig and Alan Roberts may be leading the Aspire Merlin Rocket Nationals but the rest of the fleet came out fighting. Stunning port flyer in Race 7 for Will Warren and Mark Oakley, Gould/Kilsby and Davies/Warren took gold each..
It’s playtime for the Hobies… This is what Hobie sailing is about – hang on to your seats and get ready for lift off at the Hobie Noordwijk 2017 regatta #WildCatsGrowlNotMeow
The Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron sailor, Jason Beebe, is now the 2017 Contender World Champion. Classic Aussie banter, Mark Bulka reminded him “for only six months”, as the 2018 Contender Worlds is moving to the southern hemisphere in January..
David Shafft – leading German Contender sailor and film maker showcases some of the extreme Contender footage he has compiled over the last three years – stunning and very wet!
Exclusive VRsport.tv Series – Welcome to Hanz & Franz – The Hard & Fast Tour: Extreme Fit For Sailing. The boys explain what their fitness regime is to keep them from huffing and puffing – watch out Arnold.
The XX International Canoe Worlds 2017 in Plas Heli, Pwllheli has begun with the classic British summer – wet! Plenty of action on the water for all of the three different Int Canoe fleets – AC, IC and TAIFUN.
Jason Beebe was continuously looking over his shoulder throughout the fourth day at the Contender Worlds in Sønderborg, Denmark. Keeping a close watch on his fellow Australian, Mark Bulka, he stretched his winning streak with a further two bullets..
Arriving safely in Dunkirk Team Maverick SSR prepare for the first stage of the Tour De France A La Voile. Having been so busy with administration and boat work for Friday’s commencing ceremony, the team haven’t yet had a chance to sail.
The start of the XX International Canoe Worlds 2017 in Plas Heli, Pwllheli was postponed due to high winds and severe chop. But that didn’t stop us having a chat with Phil Robin, Int Canoe Federation Chairman and a great Tech Talk..
After all the training and talk, the 35th America’s Cup has begun. Six races with all of the teams going into battle with the final duel starting in spectacular fashion with Land Rover BAR colliding with SoftBank Team Japan. © America’s Cup TV
The Flying Phantom Series was hosted by the City of Hamburg and Red Bull Racing Team dominated winning their third Act in succession. The rest of the fleet keep pushing them throughout the regatta and everyone is pumped for the next regatta..
Racing postponed due to high winds but lots to catch up with at the Hobie Noordwijk 2017 regatta with Hobie 16 and Wild Cat Tech Talks plus caught up with David Brookes – International Hobie Class Association and Cees Rodenburg – ZVNoordwijk. Big Wrap video of the whole of the regatta coming very soon…
Fortune favours the brave.. Massive swell off the coast of Noordwijk and a strong breeze but the 2017 Hobie 16 Open Qualifiers isn’t over. A few select teams went out and proved themselves worthy of qualifying for the Gold fleet – thanks to the great on board footage from the South African duo, Stephanie Goodyer and Ewald Eramus. Just remember ‘It’s like a washing machine….!”
Racing was postponed due to lack of wind at the 2017 Contender World Championship hosted by Sønderborg Yacht Club, Denmark. We took the opportunity to interview Mark Bulka, reigning World Champion. for a informative Tech Talk around his boat…
Emirates Team New Zealand win the Challenger Playoffs Final after a decisive win against Artemis Racing. The first race was abandoned due to light winds but the Kiwis looked a more superior team in the light winds shifty conditions. The Swedes were the rightful runner up and honourable at the end after a hard fought battle. Ashby and Burling are looking very strong going into the weekend as the Challenger to reenact the infamous 34th AC San Francisco Match in their attempt to take back the Cup.
Second day of racing at the 2017 J/70 European Championships hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club. “Fast, Fun & Very Choppy – Welcome To The Solent” – the fleet of 42 sports boats hit the waves and wind for two races with Italy’s Claudia Rossi in Petite Terrible…
The pressure is now building for all of the Challengers – today sees Land Rover BAR trying to stop their loosing streak, France trying to keep their hopes high of getting into the Semis and a rematch with Sweden vs New Zealand…
Nick Craig and Alan Roberts are crowned Aspire Merlin Rocket National Champions at Pwllheli Sailing Club. The surf, sun, sand and sea monsters were the ultimate combination for the fleet with many tired bodies and big smiles.
The champions, Lonsdale and Stephen, may have won yesterday but it was a duel to the end for the other podium positions. Barney Harris and Dave Smith (USA 8258) just pipping Chris Turner and Alex Hayman (GBR 8236) with both teams picking up a 1st..