• nathan wilmot

    Vatti the favourite

    by  • 16 October 2013 • Achim Griese, Andy Rice, Beneteau China, China, Dubai Yo!, Evgeny Neugodnikov, Gery Trentesaux, Inshore, irc, Jamie Wilmot, Ji Yusheng, Jo Aleh, Lake of Constance, Lijia Xu, Lord of the Sail, nathan wilmot, Olivia Powrie, One Designs, Pierre Follenfant, Sebastien Col, Team Courrier, Toby O'Connell

    Some of the world’s most famous and accomplished sailors are flying in from around the world to get ready for the start of the 7th edition of the China Cup International Regatta.read more

    Full Throttle comes out on top

    by  • 6 October 2013 • Alan Field, Alec Cutler, altea, Andrea Pardini, Andrea Racchelli, audi, Bandit, blu moon, Bora Gulari, Brian Porter, Bruce Ayres, Cameron Miles, chris rast, Don Jesberg, Doug Wilhelm, efg bank, embarr, flavio favini, Full Throttle, Giovanni Pizzatti, Harry Melges III, Hedgehod, Inshore, Jeff Madrigali, Kim Christensen, Loren Colahan, Lounge Act, maidollis, Maitech, Melges 24, Melges 24 Europeans, Mikey, Monsoon, nathan wilmot, One Designs, Pierrick Contin, riccardo simoneschi, Rose Bud, Soffe 2, Sportsboats, Team Windhonver, Terry Hutchinson, Tetsuya Matsunaga, Three Bond, United States, US Regattas, Viva, Warwick Rooklyn, West Marine Rigging/New England Ropes, Wilco, wtf

    American Brian Porter and his Full Throttle team took fourth in the final race of the Sperry Top-Sider Melges 24 World Championship 2013 today to finally lay claim to the title he has beenread more

    Blu Moon v Full Throttle

    by  • 5 October 2013 • Alan Field, Alec Cutler, altea, Andrea Pardini, Andrea Racchelli, audi, Bandit, blu moon, Bora Gulari, Brian Porter, Bruce Ayres, Cameron Miles, chris rast, Don Jesberg, Doug Wilhelm, efg bank, embarr, flavio favini, Full Throttle, Giovanni Pizzatti, Harry Melges III, Hedgehod, Inshore, Jeff Madrigali, Justin Chisholm, Kim Christensen, Loren Colahan, Lounge Act, maidollis, Maitech, Melges 24, melges 24 world championship, Mikey, Monsoon, nathan wilmot, One Designs, Pierrick Contin, riccardo simoneschi, Rose Bud, Soffe 2, Sportsboats, Team Windhonver, Terry Hutchinson, Tetsuya Matsunaga, Three Bond, United States, US Regattas, Viva, Warwick Rooklyn, West Marine Rigging/New England Ropes, Wilco, wtf

    Day three of competition at the Sperry Top-Sider Melges 24 World Championship 2013 saw three races take place in a shifty northeasterly breeze, which ranged as low as eight knots and as high as 18read more

    Tight at the top

    by  • 4 October 2013 • Alan Field, Alec Cutler, altea, Andrea Pardini, Andrea Racchelli, audi, Bandit, blu moon, Bora Gulari, Brian Porter, Bruce Ayres, Cameron Miles, chris rast, Don Jesberg, Doug Wilhelm, efg bank, embarr, flavio favini, Full Throttle, Giovanni Pizzatti, Harry Melges III, Hedgehod, Inshore, Jeff Madrigali, Kim Christensen, Loren Colahan, Lounge Act, maidollis, Maitech, Melges 24, melges 24 world championship, Mikey, Monsoon, nathan wilmot, One Designs, Pierrick Contin, riccardo simoneschi, Rose Bud, Soffe 2, Sportsboats, Team Windhonver, Terry Hutchinson, Tetsuya Matsunaga, Three Bond, US Regattas, Viva, Warwick Rooklyn, West Marine Rigging/New England Ropes, Wilco, wtf

    Light winds at the beginning and end of the second day of the Sperry Top-Sider Melges 24 World Championship 2013 meant only two races of the scheduled three took place.read more

    Strong start for Jeff Madrigali

    by  • 3 October 2013 • Alan Field, Alec Cutler, altea, Andrea Pardini, Andrea Racchelli, audi, Bandit, blu moon, Bora Gulari, Brian Porter, Bruce Ayres, Cameron Miles, chris rast, Don Jesberg, Doug Wilhelm, efg bank, embarr, flavio favini, Full Throttle, Giovanni Pizzatti, Harry Melges III, Hedgehod, Inshore, Jeff Madrigali, Justin Chisholm, Kim Christensen, Loren Colahan, Lounge Act, maidollis, Maitech, Melges 24, melges 24 world championship, Mikey, Monsoon, nathan wilmot, One Designs, Pierrick Contin, riccardo simoneschi, Rose Bud, Soffe 2, Sportsboats, Team Windhonver, Terry Hutchinson, Tetsuya Matsunaga, Three Bond, United States, Viva, Warwick Rooklyn, West Marine Rigging/New England Ropes, Wilco, wtf

    The first day of racing at the Sperry Top-Sider Melges 24 World Championship 2013, hosted by The San Francisco Yacht Club in Belvedere, California delivered three excellent races sailed in bright sread more

    Victory to Argo

    by  • 22 September 2013 • Alessandro Rombelli, andrea casale, Andrea Ferrari, andrea fornaro, Andrea Lacorte, andrea pozzi, Andrey Kirilyuk, argo, Atlantica 19, audi italia sailing team, Azimut by STIG, bombarda, Brad Butterworth, branko brcin, brontolo hh, Cameron Appleton, Celeritas, Chris Nicolson, chris rast, Daniele Cassinari, Deneen Demourkas, Diasuke Kimura, Edoardo Lupi, Edoardo Pavesio, Fabio Mazzoni, fantastica, filippo pacinotti, Fra Martina, francesco bruni, Gabriele Benussi, Giangiacomo Serena di Lapagio, groovederci, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden 3, Inshore, Italy, Jason Carroll, Jesper Radich, Joy Dunigan, Kazuto Seki, Keisuke Suzuki, Lanfranco Cirillo, lorenzo bressani, luca simeone, Malcolm Gefter, Mamma Aiuto!, Manuel Weiller, margherita, mascalzone latino, Mauro Mocchegiani, Med Regattas, Melges 32, michele ivaldi, michele paoletti, Naofumi Kamei, nathan wilmot, Ngoni, One Designs, Opus One, Paul Goodison, Pavel Kunetsov, Pierluigi Fornelli, pietro sibello, Quetefeek, Richard Clarke, Richard Goransson, RIMYG, robertissima, Roberto Mazzucato, Roberto Tomasini Grinover, Spirit of Nerina, Sportsboats, Steve Hunt, Swing, Synergy GT, Tavatuy-Water Way, Tony Buckingham, Torpyone, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, Vincenzo Onorato, Vitamina, Wolfgang Stolz, Yasha Samurai, Yukihiro Ishida

    American Jason Carroll aboard Argo, with tactician Cameron Appleton and crew comprised of Anthony Kotoun, Chuck Norris, Peter Crawford, Westy Barlow, Eric Aakhus and Lindsey Bartel are theread more

    Bombarda noses ahead

    by  • 21 September 2013 • Alessandro Rombelli, andrea casale, Andrea Ferrari, andrea fornaro, Andrea Lacorte, andrea pozzi, Andrey Kirilyuk, argo, Atlantica 19, audi italia sailing team, Azimut by STIG, bombarda, Brad Butterworth, branko brcin, brontolo hh, Cameron Appleton, Celeritas, Chris Nicolson, chris rast, Daniele Cassinari, Deneen Demourkas, Diasuke Kimura, Edoardo Lupi, Edoardo Pavesio, Fabio Mazzoni, fantastica, filippo pacinotti, Fra Martina, francesco bruni, Gabriele Benussi, Giangiacomo Serena di Lapagio, groovederci, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden 3, Inshore, Italy, Jason Carroll, Jesper Radich, Kazuto Seki, Keisuke Suzuki, Lanfranco Cirillo, lorenzo bressani, luca simeone, Malcolm Gefter, Mamma Aiuto!, Manuel Weiller, margherita, mascalzone latino, Mauro Mocchegiani, Melges 32, michele ivaldi, michele paoletti, Naofumi Kamei, nathan wilmot, Ngoni, One Designs, Opus One, Paul Goodison, Pavel Kunetsov, Pierluigi Fornelli, pietro sibello, Quetefeek, Richard Clarke, Richard Goransson, RIMYG, robertissima, Roberto Mazzucato, Roberto Tomasini Grinover, Spirit of Nerina, Sportsboats, Steve Hunt, Swing, Synergy GT, Tavatuy-Water Way, Tony Buckingham, Torpyone, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, Vincenzo Onorato, Vitamina, Wolfgang Stolz, Yasha Samurai, Yukihiro Ishida

    Saturday marked the penultimate day for teams competing at the 2013 Melges 32 World Championship.read more

    Argo ahead

    by  • 20 September 2013 • Alessandro Rombelli, andrea casale, Andrea Ferrari, andrea fornaro, Andrea Lacorte, andrea pozzi, Andrey Kirilyuk, argo, Atlantica 19, audi italia sailing team, Azimut by STIG, bombarda, Brad Butterworth, branko brcin, brontolo hh, Cameron Appleton, Celeritas, Chris Nicolson, chris rast, Daniele Cassinari, Deneen Demourkas, Diasuke Kimura, Edoardo Lupi, Edoardo Pavesio, Fabio Mazzoni, fantastica, filippo pacinotti, Fra Martina, francesco bruni, Gabriele Benussi, Giangiacomo Serena di Lapagio, groovederci, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden 3, Inshore, Italy, Jason Carroll, Jesper Radich, Joy Dunigan, Kazuto Seki, Keisuke Suzuki, Lanfranco Cirillo, lorenzo bressani, luca simeone, Malcolm Gefter, Mamma Aiuto!, Manuel Weiller, margherita, mascalzone latino, Mauro Mocchegiani, Med Regattas, Melges 32, michele ivaldi, michele paoletti, Naofumi Kamei, nathan wilmot, Ngoni, One Designs, Opus One, Paul Goodison, Pavel Kunetsov, Pierluigi Fornelli, pietro sibello, Quetefeek, Richard Clarke, Richard Goransson, RIMYG, robertissima, Roberto Mazzucato, Roberto Tomasini Grinover, Spirit of Nerina, Sportsboats, Steve Hunt, Swing, Synergy GT, Tavatuy-Water Way, Tony Buckingham, Torpyone, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, Vincenzo Onorato, Vitamina, Wolfgang Stolz, Yasha Samurai, Yukihiro Ishida

    Light winds, relatively calm seas and bright Italian sunshine enabled PRO Hank Stuart, with impeccable Race Committee support provided by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (to fire off three races on Fridaread more

    First points on the board

    by  • 19 September 2013 • Alessandro Rombelli, andrea casale, Andrea Ferrari, andrea fornaro, Andrea Lacorte, andrea pozzi, Andrey Kirilyuk, argo, Atlantica 19, audi italia sailing team, Azimut by STIG, bombarda, Brad Butterworth, branko brcin, brontolo hh, Cameron Appleton, Celeritas, Chris Nicolson, chris rast, Daniele Cassinari, Deneen Demourkas, Diasuke Kimura, Edoardo Lupi, Edoardo Pavesio, Fabio Mazzoni, fantastica, filippo pacinotti, Fra Martina, francesco bruni, Gabriele Benussi, Giangiacomo Serena di Lapagio, groovederci, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden 3, Inshore, Italy, Jason Carroll, Jesper Radich, Joy Dunigan, Kazuto Seki, Keisuke Suzuki, Lanfranco Cirillo, lorenzo bressani, luca simeone, Malcolm Gefter, Mamma Aiuto!, Manuel Weiller, margherita, mascalzone latino, Mauro Mocchegiani, Melges 32, michele ivaldi, michele paoletti, Naofumi Kamei, nathan wilmot, Ngoni, One Designs, Opus One, Paul Goodison, Pavel Kunetsov, Pierluigi Fornelli, pietro sibello, Quetefeek, Richard Clarke, Richard Goransson, RIMYG, robertissima, Roberto Mazzucato, Roberto Tomasini Grinover, Spirit of Nerina, Sportsboats, Steve Hunt, Swing, Synergy GT, Tavatuy-Water Way, Tony Buckingham, Torpyone, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, Vincenzo Onorato, Vitamina, Wolfgang Stolz, Yasha Samurai, Yukihiro Ishida

    After only one race, the 2013 Melges 32 World Championship hosted by the Yacht Club Porto Rotondo (YCPR) in coordination with Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS), B.Plan Sports & Events (BPSE) andread more

    Top turn out

    by  • 18 September 2013 • 12happythoughts, ACCRU, ACHAC, Alan Field, Alec Cutler, Alex Fox, altea, American Lady, Andrea Pardini, Andrea Racchelli, Argyle Campbell, audi, Bandit, Bent Dietrich, Black Seal, blu moon, Bo Boje Pedersen, Bones, Bora Gulari, Brian Porter, Brio, Brucey Ayres, Byrr, Cameron Miles, chris rast, Curtis Jazwiecki, Dan Hauserman, Dave Bull, David Brede, David Buck, David Joyner, Derek Ratteray, Distraction, Don't Pass the Buck, Donald Jesberg, Doug Wilhelm, Duane Yoslov, Duncan Stamper, efg bank, embarr, Favini Flavio, Fernando Concha, Flygfisk, Frank A. Davenport, Full Throttle, Gallyas Marine, Giovanni Pizzatti, Glenn Klute, Gnarly Ruca, Goes to Eleven, Goose n Duck, Greg Carver, Harry Melges III, hedgehog, Hocus Pocus, Ian Collignon, Inshore, Isaac Gillette, Jeff Madrigali, Jester 4, Justin Chisholm, Kevin Clark, Kevin Nixon, Kim Christensen, Kleine Rainbow, Kristian Notto Simensen, Loren Colahan, Lounge Act, M1, Maidollis ThreeBond, Maitech, Maka'ala, Malcolm Smith, Manfred Schmiedl, Matt MacGregor, Melges 24, Michael Bond, Michael Keefe, Mikey, Monsoon, nathan wilmot, Nikita, Nothing Ventured, One Designs, oxygen, Pablo Gallyas, Paul Bennett, Paul Krak Arntson, Personal Puff, Peter Hansen, Pierrick Contin, Posse, Recidivist, Red Hot Chile, Relentless, riccardo simoneschi, Robert Harf, Rock n' Roll, Roger That, Rose Bud, Rosebud, Rusalka, Sallie Lang, Scotch Bonnet, Sheva, Sid Gorham, Smokin', Soffe 2, Sportsboats, Steven Boho, Terry Hutchinson, Tetsuya Matsunaga, The 300, Tonathiu Anda, Tony Beale, Trophy Wife, United States, upupup, US Regattas, Viva, Warwick Rooklyn, West Marine Rigging/New England Ropes, Wilco, wtf, Zenda Express, Zhenya Kirueshkin-Stepanoff

    The Sperry-Topsider Melges 24 World Championship 2013, which takes place from 30 September to 5 October at the San Francisco Yacht Club in Belvedere, California, has attracted a star-studded entryread more

    Mistral in Porto Rotundo

    by  • 17 September 2013 • Alessandro Rombelli, andrea casale, Andrea Ferrari, andrea fornaro, Andrea Lacorte, andrea pozzi, Andrey Kirilyuk, argo, Atlantica 19, audi italia sailing team, Azimut by STIG, bombarda, Brad Butterworth, branko brcin, brontolo hh, Cameron Appleton, Celeritas, Chris Nicolson, chris rast, Daniele Cassinari, Deneen Demourkas, Diasuke Kimura, Edoardo Lupi, Edoardo Pavesio, Fabio Mazzoni, fantastica, filippo pacinotti, Fra Martina, francesco bruni, Gabriele Benussi, Giangiacomo Serena di Lapagio, groovederci, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden 3, Inshore, Italy, Jason Carroll, Jesper Radich, Joy Dunigan, Kazuto Seki, Keisuke Suzuki, Lanfranco Cirillo, lorenzo bressani, luca simeone, Malcolm Gefter, Mamma Aiuto!, Manuel Weiller, margherita, mascalzone latino, Mauro Mocchegiani, Med Regattas, Melges 32, michele ivaldi, michele paoletti, Naofumi Kamei, nathan wilmot, Ngoni, One Designs, Opus One, Paul Goodison, Pavel Kunetsov, Pierluigi Fornelli, pietro sibello, Quetefeek, Richard Clarke, Richard Goransson, RIMYG, robertissima, Roberto Mazzucato, Roberto Tomasini Grinover, Spirit of Nerina, Steve Hunt, Swing, Synergy GT, Tavatuy-Water Way, Tony Buckingham, Torpyone, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, Vincenzo Onorato, Vitamina, Wolfgang Stolz, Yasha Samurai, Yukihiro Ishida

    The opening day of the 2013 Melges 32 World Championship was sadly blighted with conditions much stronger than anticipated, the Mistral being winds clocked at almost 80 knots. read more

    Victory for Bribon-Movistar

    by  • 14 July 2013 • Alberto Bolzan, Andrea Ballico, Andrea Bussani, Andrea Felci, Andrea Fronaro, andrea pozzi, Andrew escourt, Anton Sergeev, Atlantica, Audi Ultra Giacomel, bombarda, bribon movistar, brontolo hh, Calvi Network, carlo borlenghi, Celadrin Janas, Charlie Enright, chris rast, Claudio Celon, Daneile De Luca, Darren Jones, Don Cowie, enrico fonda, Fabrizio Turini, Fantastica Celeritas, Fede Armenanzas, federico michetti, Flavio Flavini, Flavio Grassi, Fra Martina, Francesco Cruciani, Gabriele Benussi, Gabrio Zandona, Gaetano Figlia di Granara, Giongiacomo Serena Di Lapigio, Giorgio Tortarolo, Giovanni Cassinari, groovederci, Gustavo Martinez Doreste, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden, Inshore, Italy, Jesper Radich, Jonathan Swain, Kan Yamada, Lorenzo Bodini, lorenzo bressani, Lucio Gelsi, Luka Molloy, Mamma Auto, Manuel Weiller, Mark Mendelblatt, mascalzone latino, Massimo Gherarducci, Matteo Marenghi, Mauro Mocchegiani, Melges 32, michele paoletti, nathan wilmot, Niccolo Bianchi, Nicola Dal Ferro, One Designs, Opus One, Pavel Mshenski, Pietro Fiammenghi, pietro sibello, Richard Clarke, Richard Mason, robertissima, Sam Rogers, Spirit of Nerina, Stefano Orlandio, Synergy, Tomaz Copi, Tommaso Chieffi, Tony Rey, Torpyone, Ulika, Vasco Vascotto, Victor Marino, Willem Van Waay, Yasha Samurai

    Spain's Marc de Antonio aboard Bribon-Movistar came out on top at the Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series racing in Torbole.read more

    Telefonica consolidates

    by  • 13 July 2013 • Alberto Bolzan, Andrea Ballico, Andrea Bussani, Andrea Felci, Andrea Fronaro, andrea pozzi, Andrew escourt, Anton Sergeev, Atlantica, Audi Ultra Giacomel, bombarda, bribon movistar, brontolo hh, Calvi Network, Celadrin Janas, Charlie Enright, chris rast, Claudio Celon, Daneile De Luca, Darren Jones, Don Cowie, enrico fonda, Fabrizio Turini, Fantastica Celeritas, Fede Armenanzas, federico michetti, Flavio Flavini, Flavio Grassi, Fra Martina, Francesco Cruciani, Gabriele Benussi, Gabrio Zandona, Gaetano Figlia di Granara, Giongiacomo Serena Di Lapigio, Giorgio Tortarolo, Giovanni Cassinari, groovederci, Gustavo Martinez Doreste, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden, Inshore, Italy, Jesper Radich, Jonathan Swain, Kan Yamada, Lorenzo Bodini, lorenzo bressani, Lucio Gelsi, Luka Molloy, Mamma Auto, Manuel Weiller, Mark Mendelblatt, mascalzone latino, Massimo Gherarducci, Matteo Marenghi, Mauro Mocchegiani, Melges 32, michele paoletti, nathan wilmot, Niccolo Bianchi, Nicola Dal Ferro, One Designs, Opus One, Pavel Mshenski, Pietro Fiammenghi, pietro sibello, Richard Clarke, Richard Mason, robertissima, Sam Rogers, Spirit of Nerina, Stefano Orlandio, Synergy, Tomaz Copi, Tommaso Chieffi, Tony Rey, Torpyone, Ulika, Vasco Vascotto, Victor Marino, Willem Van Waay, Yasha Samurai

    The 19 teams from nine nations competing at the 2013 Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series in Torbole enjoyed very similar conditions as yesterday that allowed a brilliant Race Committee to successfully laread more

    Early lead to Telefonica

    by  • 12 July 2013 • Alberto Bolzan, Andrea Ballico, Andrea Bussani, Andrea Felci, Andrea Fronaro, andrea pozzi, Andrew escourt, Anton Sergeev, Atlantica, Audi Ultra Giacomel, bombarda, bribon movistar, brontolo hh, Calvi Network, Celadrin Janas, Charlie Enright, chris rast, Claudio Celon, Daneile De Luca, Darren Jones, Don Cowie, enrico fonda, Fabrizio Turini, Fantastica Celeritas, Fede Armenanzas, federico michetti, Flavio Flavini, Flavio Grassi, Fra Martina, Francesco Cruciani, Gabriele Benussi, Gabrio Zandona, Gaetano Figlia di Granara, Giongiacomo Serena Di Lapigio, Giorgio Tortarolo, Giovanni Cassinari, groovederci, Gustavo Martinez Doreste, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden, Inshore, Italy, Jesper Radich, Jonathan Swain, Kan Yamada, Lorenzo Bodini, lorenzo bressani, Lucio Gelsi, Luka Molloy, Mamma Auto, Manuel Weiller, Mark Mendelblatt, mascalzone latino, Massimo Gherarducci, Matteo Marenghi, Mauro Mocchegiani, max ranchi, Melges 32, michele paoletti, nathan wilmot, Niccolo Bianchi, Nicola Dal Ferro, One Designs, Opus One, Pavel Mshenski, Pietro Fiammenghi, pietro sibello, Richard Clarke, Richard Mason, robertissima, Sam Rogers, Spirit of Nerina, Stefano Orlandio, Synergy, Tomaz Copi, Tommaso Chieffi, Tony Rey, Torpyone, Ulika, Vasco Vascotto, Victor Marino, Willem Van Waay, Yasha Samurai

    The first day of racing in Torbole at the 2013 Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series was full of surprises, proof that predictions and expectations can suddenly be anything but what anyone could anticipateread more