Kona class windsurfing championship of year 2016 is going to start from 29 October 2016. The event will take place in Islamorada in Florida. 110 racers of five continents have pre-registered themselves to participate in the event. This number of participants is making the Kona event the largest ever it has happened. Everyone, including players is excited to showcase their performance.
The event will run for five days from October 29 to November 2. It is expected that the pedigree of the event will impress everybody this year too.
The event is hosted by Islander Resort in Islamorada. One of the most awaited events will start at with an opening ceremony by welcoming the participants and guests on 28 October in the evening. Racing will start on 29 October from 10 am in the morning. The event will conclude on 2 November with prize giving ceremony, with a first prie of a week’s Bareboat Charter in Trogir, provided by plainsailing.com. Continue reading Kona Windsurfing Championship Kick Starts
If you have not followed on the finale of the America’s Cup World Series you would be pleased to know that Ben Ainslie has led the Brit team into a stunning finish and gained victory over their opponent US team.
The final race that was concluded in the last week of July 2016 saw the Brit team finish with victory. This was achieved in the leg of the race that was done in Portsmouth. The series ended on a Sunday. Continue reading Finale Of America’s Cup
The Chicago Yacht Club is a premier organization for sailing in this region. The 108th race is scheduled to begin to Mackinac. There are about 326 boats that are registered for starting a race that will span 333 miles. It is scheduled to begin on July 23rd. Though most races are about glamorous boats and sailing sport professionals, there are people who have given it their soul and make the journeys and competitions real. For instance, the story of Matt Gallagher, who is a real estate attorney who describes himself as out of shape.
Gallagher admitted to Plainsailing.com that the career he has is not exciting and that is where the thrill of sailing comes in. When you go out you need to be prepared for changes in weather conditions. Whatever it is, you face the same with your friends and family. The race, adventure and the thrill of making it to the destination point is what makes sailing excitement and provides purpose to life. Continue reading Chicago Yacht Club Race
It appears to be a full steam before the Asia Superyacht Rendezvous as an eclectic fleet of yachts squad to fix its anchor on 16th to 18th December, in Kata Bay. This is the largest invitation only gathering of superyachts in Asia where the fun of luxury yacht ownership is feted.
This year’s lineup includes of S/Y Bliss in at 37 meters; 32-meter sleek vessel M/Y Antares by Maoira Yachts; S/Y Lamima, a magnificent 65-meter rigged Indonesian Phinisi; S/Y Lady Thuraya, a super performance Dubois; S/Y Aventure, one of the biggest wooden yachts in the world at twenty-nine meters; S/Y Arabella, a twenty-meter newly made Fountaine Pajot; M/Y After 8, a beautiful German built custom at 33 meters; as well as the contemporary sharp lines of M/Y Darling a twenty-one meter new made Monte Carlo courtesy of Royal Phuket Marina and Gulu Lalvani.
The huge event brings some of most influential and active business leaders as well as society luminaries of Asia to celebrate their fifteenth year in Phuket, and has not roamed from the roots planted by founders Charlie Dwyer and Gordon Fernandes.
The organizers of the event told PlainSailing.com that this Rendezvous as a unique ambassadorial event which not just showcases yachts in all their glory, but this is a superb scope to promote the region and serve to develop Phuket into a yachting hub as well as feasible long-term home for yachts.
Andrew Davies, the Event and Business Development Manager, told that a luxury yacht hub is one of the many industry spokes linked to the wheels of regional economic development which could propel a country to further success and offer scopes to its citizens.
Maine Maritime Academy intercollegiate sailing event which started in hullaballoo that finished ended on a positive bill previous weekend with few strong sailing at United States Naval Academy in Kennedy Cup meet and brand new leadership in the office of the coach.
Sailing 7 races over 3 days, Mariners ended 8th overall in intercollegiate national boat sailing events. Though, after 4 races, Maine Maritime Academy was in the top half of the fleet and had a 3rd spot finish to its credit in the very first meet of the day on Saturday.
Previous weekend, ten teams from around the nation — including last year’s champ, College of Charleston — were in Annapolis to contend Kennedy Cup. As per Jahn Tihansky, the Navy sailing coach, who is also the regatta chairman, 2 races were sailed on Friday in a beautiful southerly which blew steadily in 14 to 16 knots range. Navy led all the way in the very first race, while California Maritime crushed past a couple of yachts to earn 2nd. The Mariners hit a mark on the course and were punished one point after placing 6th.
In the 2nd race, Cal and Navy switched places while URI took 3rd again. Saturday was the best of days and it was the worst of days for Mariners. Navy came out victorious in the first of the day’s 3 races, and MMA sailed a very clever race, and ended in the 3rd spot, the best performance of the team of the weekend.