Peter Askew and David from the 70th American Volvo Wizard have triumphed the 2019 RORC Carribean trophy 600 making the finest time according to IRC. For completing a non-stop race of 600 miles, Wizard puts in an almost faultless show and completed the race in the time period of 43 hours and at some time.
David Askew, said, “This happened for the first time that we have won this race. Winning this race was beyond our dreams and we can say the wildest possible dreams that we saw.
The Disabled Sailing Association of Ontario (DSAO) is using a special fleet of companion volunteers and boats to help its members to experience the joy of being in the water and talking to it. Under the setting sun, the skipper eyed a marker floating in the harbor of Toronto and judged if his compact sailboat could get past on its present course.
It is too tight, he decided, and then he took a quick turn, exchanging the burgeoning skyline of city vista for the bucolic green of its harbor islands. After a few moments, he turned the boat again, squeak past the marker and they began running with the wind on the last leg of the race.
28 November 2017 by Malcolm MacLean
The 29.26 meter sailing yacht Azzura, listed for sale by Hank Halsted at Northrop and Johnson, has been sold by Dana Davidson at Davidson Yachts introducing the buyer.
Designed by Doug Peterson, she was built in aluminum to Lloyd’s class by the renowned Dutch yard Jongert and launched in 1998. Together with her tall cutter rig, slim-line freeboard and low-profile deckhouse, she offers outstanding performance combined with luxury and comfort throughout. An interior design by Peter Sijm sees the dining area in the calm, mahogany paneled saloon fitted with two C-shaped settee opposite each other, providing plenty of elbow room and keeping the conversation flowing. There is also a wet bar with individual stools to port.
Boris Becker, the tennis player who has been retired now had gone through the surgery on his ankle to heal an injury of old sporting recently.
- He is on holidays hobbling along with his patient wife, mother and son.
- The player is taking the sun bath and watching wife taking dives in the water.
On his trip to Ibiza, Becker was spotted on crutches struggling to get around with his family, following the surgery for an old tennis injury.
However, the hard time of Becker is still not over and recently he was seen moving around a luxury yacht having taken to the waters with his son Amadeus Benedict Edley Luis and wife Lilly.
Once the tennis ace, was seen last at Wimbledon commentating before going off on his holiday, he was helped by a male companion to his feet, struggling with his injured leg brace.
On the yacht, Lily was seen taking a dive into the water, while Amadeus was seen sitting with his mother, doing nothing but just watching Lilly taking the swim. (more…)
The motor yacht No Bada Bees, which is The 38.8, meters, is now listed for sale. It has been listed by the Mark Osterhaven and Shannon McCoy at Worth Avenue Yachts.
The yacht was built by the IAG Yachts of Chinese super yacht yard in GRP to RINA class and MCA compliant it was delivered in 2010 as the first in the IAG 127 series yard. The interior work of the yacht was done by the Italian designer YD & AS. In addition to fine exterior and interior, the yacht has accommodation space. (more…)
As the racing in Santander is approaching its close time, the sailors of British wrapped up their series of World Cup with an eight-medal haul.
Here is the detail who got what in the event Fynn Sterritt and James Peters won Gold and the pair of Stuart Bithell and Dylan Fletcher won bronze in the 49er, British sailors how secured the second and third in the event in the Nacra 17 were Anna Burnet and John Gimson and Katie Dabson and Ben Saxton, the silver medal for the event 49erFX was won by duo Saskia Tidey and Charlotte Dobson on Saturday. They were capped further with three medals in the final medal race on Sunday.
In a 470 prowess demonstration, Eilidh McIntyre and Hannah Mills finished in a second gold for the Sailing Team of British.
This was the first 470 event for Mills, after winning the Gold in Rio last summer, and despite competing and training in the 49erFX up to now this season, the sailor was unstoppable and beaten by anyone as the race went on.
After finishing the race, Mills said: “For going into the medal race we had a gap of good points, I believe that also adds pressure on everyone as everyone almost expects you to win, thus to come away and win the race was a big relief to all of us.”
McIntyre further added that “Before coming into the event, we had no pressure, because we knew that we had the advantage of speed.”
The Fellow crew of British Sailing Team Anna Carpenter and Amy Seabright finished the ninth in the medal race and end their week overall in the seventh position.
The battle was the closely fought one at the front of the fleet of Finn throughout the event.