• Jono Spurdle

    Yamaha claims Bridge to Bridge

    by  • 14 September 2013 • 18ft skiff, Alex Vallings, American Youth Sailing Force, Andrew Archibald, Andrew Hay, ASCC, Ben Clothier, Ben Gladwell, Brad Collins, C-Tech, Chad Freitas, Chris Burgess, Chris Kitchen, Christian Meisner, Christophe Favreau, Cooper Dressler, CST Composites, CT Sailbattens, Dan Roberts, David McDiarmid, Dinghy, DRisk, Emma Shaw, Euro Link, Fineline, Flemming Clausen, Friedrich Renner, Geoff England, Glenn Raphael, Graham Catley, Grant Rollerson, Hayden Whitburn, Howard Hamlin, Ian Andrews, James Beck, James Clappier, Jarrod Simpson, Jesper Broendum, Jody McCormack, John Little, John V Gilmour IV, Jono Spurdle, Josh MacCormack, Katie Love, Kez Cameron, Lake Wanaka, Line7 marine, Maersk Line, magic marine, Mark Overington, Matt Coutts, Matt Noble, Matt Randell, Matthew Steven, Michael McCarthy, Mikey Radziejowski, Murray England, Nick Catley, Nick Murray, Nick Press, Niclas Düring, Norbert Peter, Original Chia, Pat Diola, Patrick Lewis, Paul Allen, Paul Gliddon, Pistol Nicholson, Rich Roberts, Riley Dean, Sam Caslin, Sam Marshall, Skiffs and Asymmetrics, Skip McCormack, Sparkle Motion, St Francis Yacht Club, Stephen Jones, Stewart Mears, Stoke Beer, Team Taughannock Aviation, The black dog, Thomas Ebler, Thomas Eggersdorfer, Tim Snedden, Tom Peet, Tommy Pastalka, Tristan Hutt, United States, White Lightening, Yamaha, Yandoo

    Following winds of 20+ knots gusting to 25 blew New Zealand's David McDiarmid down the Ronstan Bridge to Bridge course Thursday evening and into a clear first place over countryman Alex Vallings inread more

    Boat speed more than brains

    by  • 12 September 2013 • 18ft skiff, Alex Vallings, American Youth Sailing Force, Andrew Archibald, Andrew Hay, ASCC, Ben Clothier, Ben Gladwell, Brad Collins, C-Tech, Chad Freitas, Chris Burgess, Chris Kitchen, Christian Meisner, Christophe Favreau, Cooper Dressler, CST Composites, CT Sailbattens, Dan Roberts, David McDiarmid, DRisk, Emma Shaw, Euro Link, Fineline, Flemming Clausen, Friedrich Renner, Geoff England, Glenn Raphael, Graham Catley, Grant Rollerson, Hayden Whitburn, Howard Hamlin, Ian Andrews, Inshore, James Beck, James Clappier, Jarrod Simpson, Jesper Broendum, Jody McCormack, John Little, John V Gilmour IV, Jono Spurdle, Josh MacCormack, Katie Love, Kez Cameron, Lake Wanaka, Line7 marine, Maersk Line, magic marine, Mark Overington, Matt Coutts, Matt Noble, Matt Randell, Matthew Steven, Michael McCarthy, Mikey Radziejowski, Murray England, Nick Catley, Nick Murray, Nick Press, Niclas Düring, Norbert Peter, Original Chia, Pat Diola, Patrick Lewis, Paul Allen, Paul Gliddon, Pistol Nicholson, Rich Roberts, Riley Dean, Sam Caslin, Sam Marshall, Skiffs and Asymmetrics, Skip McCormack, Sparkle Motion, St Francis Yacht Club, Stephen Jones, Stewart Mears, Stoke Beer, Team Taughannock Aviation, The black dog, Thomas Ebler, Thomas Eggersdorfer, Tim Snedden, Tom Peet, Tommy Pastalka, Tristan Hutt, United States, White Lightening, Yamaha, Yandoo

    Just when sailors think they've figured out how to race on San Francisco Bay, they get a day when "you use boat speed more than brains."read more

    C-Tech ahead

    by  • 10 September 2013 • 18ft skiff, Alex Vallings, American Youth Sailing Force, Andrew Archibald, Andrew Hay, ASCC, Ben Clothier, Ben Gladwell, Brad Collins, C-Tech, Chad Freitas, Chris Burgess, Chris Kitchen, Christian Meisner, Cooper Dressler, CST Composites, CT Sailbattens, Dan Roberts, David McDiarmid, Dinghy, DRisk, Emma Shaw, Euro Link, Fineline, Flemming Clausen, Friedrich Renner, Geoff England, Glenn Raphael, Graham Catley, Grant Rollerson, Hayden Whitburn, Howard Hamlin, Ian Andrews, James Beck, James Clappier, Jarrod Simpson, Jesper Broendum, Jody McCormack, John Little, John V Gilmour IV, Jono Spurdle, Josh MacCormack, Katie Love, Kez Cameron, Lake Wanaka, Line7 marine, Maersk Line, magic marine, Mark Overington, Matt Coutts, Matt Noble, Matt Randell, Matthew Steven, Michael McCarthy, Mikey Radziejowski, Murray England, Nick Catley, Nick Murray, Nick Press, Niclas Düring, Norbert Peter, Original Chia, Pat Diola, Patrick Lewis, Paul Allen, Paul Gliddon, Pistol Nicholson, Rich Roberts, Riley Dean, Sam Caslin, Sam Marshall, Skiffs and Asymmetrics, Skip McCormack, Sparkle Motion, St Francis Yacht Club, Stephen Jones, Stewart Mears, Stoke Beer, Team Taughannock Aviation, The black dog, Thomas Ebler, Thomas Eggersdorfer, Tim Snedden, Tom Peet, Tommy Pastalka, Tristan Hutt, United States, White Lightening, Yamaha, Yandoo

    The first rule of sailboat racing is "read the Sailing Instructions," because the boring details will tell important little things like don't just sail from upwind to downwind but go throread more

    Taste of things to come?

    by  • 5 September 2013 • America's Cup, America's Cup, American Youth Sailing Force, Andreas Axelsson, Andy Maloney, Antoine Lauriot Prevost, Antonio Mello, Artemis Racing/Swedish Youth Challenge, Arthur Ponroy, Arvid Bild, Ash Hammond, Ben Lezin, Bernardo Freitas, Blair Tuke, Bryan Mettraux, Charlie Bucki, Charlie Ekberg, Cooper Dressler, David Heitzig, David Liebenberg, Edouard-Marie Alikiagaléléi, Erik Heil, Evan Sjostedt, Fang Warren, Full Metal Jacket Racing, Gilles Martin-Raget, Guy Endean, Harry THurston, Hubert Savatier, Ian Andrewes, Inshore, James Wierzbowski, Jason Saunders, Jason Waterhouse, Jeremy Bachelin, Joao Mello, João Rosa, Jocelyn Keller, Jonas Schagen, Jonathan Ameln, Jono Spurdle, Josh McKnight, Justus Schmidt, Keiran Searle, Lionel Vaucher, Lucien Cujean, Luke Parkinson, Manuel Cunha, Matt Steven, Max Boehme, Max Kohlhoff, Michael Menninger, Michael Seifarth, Mikey Radziejowski, Mikis Psarosfaghis, Next World Energy, Niclas Düring, Nils Åkervall, NZL Sailing Team with Emirates Team New Zealand, Objective Australia, Paul Dagault, Paulo Manso, Peter Burling, Philipp Buhl, Ricardo Schedel, ROFF/Cascais Sailing Team, Romain Bellet, Sam Meech, Shaun Mason, Solomon Krevans, Stewart Dodson, Team Tilt, Ted Hackney, Thomas Mermod, Tom Burton, Tom Gross, Tommy Pastalka, United States, USA45 Racing, Valentin Bellet, Will Tiller

    The Red Bull Youth America's Cup on Championship concluded today with victory for Peter Burling's crew on New Zealand Sailing Team with Emirates Team New Zealand, who prevailed over nine other teamread more

    US and Kiwi teams tied at the top

    by  • 3 September 2013 • America's Cup, America's Cup, American Youth Sailing Force, Andreas Axelsson, Andy Maloney, Antoine Lauriot Prevost, Antonio Mello, Artemis Racing/Swedish Youth Challenge, Arthur Ponroy, Arvid Bild, Ash Hammond, Ben Lezin, Bernardo Freitas, Blair Tuke, Bryan Mettraux, Charlie Bucki, Charlie Ekberg, Cooper Dressler, David Heitzig, David Liebenberg, Edouard-Marie Alikiagaléléi, Erik Heil, Evan Sjostedt, Fang Warren, Full Metal Jacket Racing, Guy Endean, Harry THurston, Hubert Savatier, Ian Andrewes, Inshore, James Wierzbowski, Jason Saunders, Jason Waterhouse, Jeremy Bachelin, Joao Mello, João Rosa, Jocelyn Keller, Jonas Schagen, Jonathan Ameln, Jono Spurdle, Josh McKnight, Justus Schmidt, Keiran Searle, Lionel Vaucher, Lucien Cujean, Luke Parkinson, Manuel Cunha, Matt Steven, Max Boehme, Max Kohlhoff, Michael Menninger, Michael Seifarth, Mikey Radziejowski, Mikis Psarosfaghis, Next World Energy, Niclas Düring, Nils Åkervall, NZL Sailing Team with Emirates Team New Zealand, Objective Australia, Paul Dagault, Paulo Manso, Peter Burling, Philipp Buhl, Ricardo Schedel, ROFF/Cascais Sailing Team, Romain Bellet, Sam Meech, Shaun Mason, Solomon Krevans, Stewart Dodson, Team Tilt, Ted Hackney, Thomas Mermod, Tom Burton, Tom Gross, Tommy Pastalka, United States, USA45 Racing, Valentin Bellet, Will Tiller

    Perhaps it is not surprising, but the complexion of the Red Bull Youth America's Cup is turning out to be similar to that of the main event, with a showdown between the USA and New Zealand.read more

    Strong first day for New Zealand teams

    by  • 2 September 2013 • America's Cup, American Youth Sailing Force, Andreas Axelsson, Andy Maloney, Antoine Lauriot Prevost, Antonio Mello, Artemis Racing/Swedish Youth Challenge, Arthur Ponroy, Arvid Bild, Ash Hammond, Ben Lezin, Bernardo Freitas, Blair Tuke, Bryan Mettraux, Charlie Bucki, Charlie Ekberg, Cooper Dressler, David Heitzig, David Liebenberg, Edouard-Marie Alikiagaléléi, Erik Heil, Evan Sjostedt, Fang Warren, Full Metal Jacket Racing, Gilles Martin-Raget, Guy Endean, Harry THurston, Hubert Savatier, Ian Andrewes, Inshore, James Wierzbowski, Jason Saunders, Jason Waterhouse, Jeremy Bachelin, Joao Mello, João Rosa, Jocelyn Keller, Jonas Schagen, Jonathan Ameln, Jono Spurdle, Josh McKnight, Justus Schmidt, Keiran Searle, Lionel Vaucher, Lucien Cujean, Luke Parkinson, Manuel Cunha, Matt Steven, Max Boehme, Max Kohlhoff, Michael Menninger, Michael Seifarth, Mikey Radziejowski, Mikis Psarosfaghis, Next World Energy, Niclas Düring, Nils Åkervall, NZL Sailing Team with Emirates Team New Zealand, Objective Australia, Paul Dagault, Paulo Manso, Peter Burling, Philipp Buhl, Ricardo Schedel, ROFF/Cascais Sailing Team, Romain Bellet, Sam Meech, Shaun Mason, Solomon Krevans, Stewart Dodson, Team Tilt, Ted Hackney, Thomas Mermod, Tom Burton, Tom Gross, Tommy Pastalka, United States, USA45 Racing, Valentin Bellet, Will Tiller

    After Louis Vuitton Cup it was nice finally to see some racing on San Francisco Bay (as commentator Ken Read accidentally put it) as racing got underway at the Red Bull Youth America's Cup between read more

    Germany the fastest

    by  • 1 September 2013 • America's Cup, America's Cup, American Youth Sailing Force, Andreas Axelsson, Andy Maloney, Antoine Lauriot Prevost, Antonio Mello, Artemis Racing/Swedish Youth Challenge, Arthur Ponroy, Arvid Bild, Ash Hammond, Ben Lezin, Bernardo Freitas, Blair Tuke, Bryan Mettraux, Charlie Bucki, Charlie Ekberg, Cooper Dressler, David Heitzig, David Liebenberg, Edouard-Marie Alikiagaléléi, Erik Heil, Evan Sjostedt, Fang Warren, Full Metal Jacket Racing, Gilles Martin-Raget, Guy Endean, Harry THurston, Hubert Savatier, Ian Andrewes, Inshore, James Wierzbowski, Jason Saunders, Jason Waterhouse, Jeremy Bachelin, Joao Mello, João Rosa, Jocelyn Keller, Jonas Schagen, Jonathan Ameln, Jono Spurdle, Josh McKnight, Justus Schmidt, Keiran Searle, Lionel Vaucher, Lucien Cujean, Luke Parkinson, Manuel Cunha, Matt Steven, Max Boehme, Max Kohlhoff, Michael Menninger, Michael Seifarth, Mikey Radziejowski, Mikis Psarosfaghis, Next World Energy, Niclas Düring, Nils Åkervall, NZL Sailing Team with Emirates Team New Zealand, Objective Australia, Paul Dagault, Paulo Manso, Peter Burling, Philipp Buhl, Ricardo Schedel, ROFF/Cascais Sailing Team, Romain Bellet, Sam Meech, Shaun Mason, Solomon Krevans, Stewart Dodson, Team Tilt, Ted Hackney, Thomas Mermod, Tom Burton, Tom Gross, Tommy Pastalka, United States, USA45 Racing, Valentin Bellet, Will Tiller

    The Red Bull Youth America’s Cup team from Germany, All in Racing, showed brilliant speed on Saturday, posting the fastest time at the Speed Trials, ahead of tomorrow's start of the Red Bull read more