• US Regattas

    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

    Rolex Big Boat Series concludes

    by  • 30 September 2013 • Barby MacGowan, Beecom, BustinLoose, Daniel Forster, Daniel Thielman, Double Trouble, Inshore, Isao Mita, Jeff Pulford, Jim Swartz, multihulls, One Designs, Peter Krueger, Resolute, Sportsboats, St Francis Yacht Club, Swiftsure, Sy Kleinman, Tai Kuai, Terry Hutchinson, Tim Fuller, Tony Pohl, Twisted, United States, US Regattas, Vesper

    Just as the America’s Cup finals did for two weeks before it, the Rolex Big Boat Series - St Francis Yacht Club’s top regatta - took over San Francisco Bay for four days of spirited racread 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

    Enfant Terrible on countback

    by  • 30 August 2013 • alberto rossi, Alexander Roepers, Asterisk Uno, barking mad, Bernardo Minkow, charisma, Daniel Forster, Endorphin, enfant terrible, Erik Wulff, Farr 40, flash gordon 6, Flojito y Cooperando, groovederci, Guido Belgiorno-Nettis, Hasip Gencer, Helmut Jahn, HRH Crown Prince Frederik Prince, Inshore, James Richardson, John Demourkas, Julian Fernandez, Kevin McNeil, Nanoq, Nico Poons, Nightshift, Oakcliff Racing, Oakcliff Sailing, One Designs, plenty, struntje light, transfusion, United States, US Regattas, White Knight, Wolfgang Schaefer, Zoltan Katinszky

    The 16th Rolex Farr 40 World Championship, hosted by the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) in Newport, RI, was as expected a tightly contested affair, and ended today after four days of intense competitioread more

    Nightshift takes the lead

    by  • 28 August 2013 • alberto rossi, Alexander Roepers, Asterisk Uno, barking mad, Bernardo Minkow, charisma, Daniel Forster, Endorphin, enfant terrible, Erik Wulff, Farr 40, flash gordon 6, Flojito y Cooperando, groovederci, Guido Belgiorno-Nettis, Hasip Gencer, Helmut Jahn, HRH Crown Prince Frederik Prince, Inshore, James Richardson, John Demourkas, Julian Fernandez, Kevin McNeil, Nanoq, Nico Poons, Nightshift, Oakcliff Racing, Oakcliff Sailing, One Designs, plenty, struntje light, transfusion, United States, US Regattas, White Knight, Wolfgang Schaefer, Zoltan Katinszky

    When light air and fog delayed the start of racing for day two of the 2013 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship, the race committee took the 15-strong fleet up Narragansett Bay in search of wind.read more

    Rolex Farr 40 Worlds next week

    by  • 22 August 2013 • alberto rossi, Alexander Roepers, Asterisk Uno, barking mad, Bernardo Minkow, charisma, Endorphin, enfant terrible, Erik Wulff, Farr 40, flash gordon 6, Flojito y Cooperando, groovederci, Guido Belgiorno-Nettis, Hasip Gencer, Helmut Jahn, HRH Crown Prince Frederik Prince, Inshore, James Richardson, John Demourkas, Julian Fernandez, Kevin McNeil, Nanoq, New York Yacht Club, Nico Poons, Nightshift, Oakcliff Racing, Oakcliff Sailing, One Designs, plenty, struntje light, transfusion, United States, US Regattas, White Knight, Wolfgang Schaefer, Zoltan Katinszky

    Fifteen Farr 40 yachts from eight countries and territories will contest the 16th Rolex Farr 40 World Championship. Racing commences on Tuesday, 27 August.read more

    Charisma comes out on top

    by  • 30 July 2013 • alberto rossi, Alexander Roepers, Asterisk Uno, Barby MacGowan, barking mad, Bernardo Minkow, charisma, Daniel Forster, enfant terrible, Farr 40, Flash Gordon, Flojito y Cooperando, groovederci, Hasip Gencer, Helmut Jahn, Inshore, Jim Richardson, John Demourkas, Julian Fernandez, Kevin McNeil, New York Yacht Club, Nico Poons, Nightshift, Oakcliff Farr 40, One Designs, plenty, struntje light, United States, US Regattas, Wolfgang Schaefer

    Nico Poons and his mostly Dutch crew aboard Charisma sealed their deal today, winning the Rolex Farr 40 North American Championship in Martha’s Vineyard with only two finishes worseread more

    Hat trick for Groovederci

    by  • 20 July 2013 • barking mad, Bliksem/Menace, Brad Kauffman, Brant and Jason Russell, Deneen Demourkas, Gotcha Tower, groovederci, Harald Bruening, Inshore, Jim and Linda Edwards, Jim Richardson, Just Plain, Kevin McNeil, Mumm 30, Mummbles, Nathaniel Tower, Norm Dean, One Designs, Pieter Taselaar, Press Gang, Ramrod, Rhumb Punch, Rod Jabin, Roland Van Hazel, Seabiscuit, Snooker, Standard Deviation, Topas, United States, US Regattas, William Markel

    With mountainous leftover seas rolling through the offshore racing area, Race Officer Peter Reggio brought the final day of the 2013 Farr 30 World Championship off the Atlantic Ocean and inside bearead more

    Ramrod back in charge

    by  • 19 July 2013 • barking mad, Bliksem/Menace, Brad Kauffman, Brant and Jason Russell, Deneen Demourkas, Gotcha Tower, groovederci, Harald Bruening, Inshore, Jim and Linda Edwards, Jim Richardson, Just Plain, Kevin McNeil, Mumm 30, Mummbles, Nathaniel Tower, Norm Dean, One Designs, Pieter Taselaar, Press Gang, Ramrod, Rhumb Punch, Rod Jabin, Roland Van Hazel, Seabiscuit, Snooker, Standard Deviation, Topas, United States, US Regattas, William Markel

    Mother nature delivered exactly as promised, and perhaps even more so on Friday, when a passing front brought winds of just under 20 knots and waves up to 5ft to the 2013 Farr 30 World Championshipread more

    Groovederci into the lead

    by  • 18 July 2013 • barking mad, Bliksem/Menace, Brad Kauffman, Brant and Jason Russell, Deneen Demourkas, Gotcha Tower, groovederci, Harald Bruening, Inshore, Jim and Linda Edwards, Jim Richardson, Just Plain, Kevin McNeil, Mumm 30, Mummbles, Nathaniel Tower, Norm Dean, Pieter Taselaar, Press Gang, Ramrod, Rhumb Punch, Rod Jabin, Roland Van Hazel, Seabiscuit, Snooker, Sportsboats, Standard Deviation, Topas, United States, US Regattas, William Markel

    Light airs off Newport meant plenty of heat and ultra-tight racing on day 2 of the 2013 Farr 30 World Championship, but the hottest boat on the course was undoubtedly Groovederci, driven bread more

    Ramrod takes an early lead

    by  • 17 July 2013 • barking mad, Bliksem/Menace, Brad Kauffman, Brant and Jason Russell, Deneen Demourkas, Gotcha Tower, groovederci, Harald Bruening, Inshore, Jim and Linda Edwards, Jim Richardson, Just Plain, Kevin McNeil, Mumm 30, Mummbles, Nathaniel Tower, Norm Dean, One Designs, Pieter Taselaar, Press Gang, Ramrod, Rhumb Punch, Rod Jabin, Roland Van Hazel, Seabiscuit, Snooker, Standard Deviation, Topas, United States, US Regattas, William Markel

    The heat wave continued in Newport today, but it wasn’t all bad - after a one-hour postponement, the same heat that burned backs and necks all day kicked up a classic Newport sea breeze.read more

    Can Ian Williams enter the history books?

    by  • 15 February 2013 • Adam Minoprio, congressional cup, Dustin Durant, Ed Baird, Eric Monnin, Ian Williams, Inshore, Jordon Reece, Laurie Jury, Match Racing, Mathieu Richard, Rich Roberts, Scott Dickson, simone ferrarese, Taylor Canfield, Team GAC Pindar, United States, US Regattas

    The first thing followers and fellow competitors want to know about the Long Beach Yacht Club's 49th Congressional Cup: Is the Brit coming back?read more

    Azzurra and Ran still tied

    by  • 25 January 2013 • Alec Cutler, Allan Terhune, andrea pozzi, Argyle Campbell, Audi Azzurra Sailing Team, Austin Fragomen, azzurra, barking mad, bella mente, bombarda, Bora Gulari, Brian Porter, Chris Larson, Contender, Dave Ullman, Decision, Doug de Vos, Ed Baird, Ed Reynolds, Farr 40, federico michetti, Full Throttle, Gabriele Benussi, George Sakellaris, Gladiator, Hap Fauth, hedgehog, Inshore, Interlodge, irc, J/109, J/80, Jesus Renedo, Jim Richardson, Joseph Colling, Keith Kilpatrick, Kerry Klingler, lorenzo bressani, Manouch Moshayedi, mascalzone latino, Melges 24, Melges 32, mini maxi, Niklas Zennstrom, One Designs, Quantum Racing, Ran, rio, robertissima, Roberto Tomasini Grinover, Rock n Roll, Shockwave, Spookie, Sportsboats, Stephen Murray, Steve Benjamin, Swan 45, Tate Russack, TeamWork, Terry Hutchinson, Tim Healy, Tomislav Basic, Tony Langley, tp52, United States, US Regattas, Vasco Vascotto, Vincenzo Onorato, West Marine Rigging New England Ropes

    Day four of Quantum Key West Race Week saw another day of immaculate 13-18 knot conditions.read more

    Azzurra and Ran still tied

    by  • 25 January 2013 • Allan Terhune, andrea pozzi, Argyle Campbell, Audi Azzurra Sailing Team, Austin Fragomen, azzurra, barking mad, bella mente, bombarda, Bora Gulari, Brian Porter, Chris Larson, Contender, Dave Ullman, Decision, Doug de Vos, Ed Baird, Ed Reynolds, Farr 40, federico michetti, Full Throttle, Gabriele Benussi, George Sakellaris, Gladiator, Hap Fauth, hedgehog, Inshore, Interlodge, irc, J/109, J/80, Jesus Renedo, Jim Richardson, Joseph Colling, Keith Kilpatrick, Kerry Klingler, lorenzo bressani, Manouch Moshayedi, mascalzone latino, Melges 24, Melges 32, mini maxi, Niklas Zennstrom, One Designs, Quantum Racing, Ran, rio, robertissima, Roberto Tomasini Grinover, Rock n Roll, Shockwave, Spookie, Sportsboats, Stephen Murray, Steve Benjamin, Swan 45, Tate Russack, TeamWork, Terry Hutchinson, Tim Healy, Tomislav Basic, Tony Langley, tp52, United States, US Regattas, Vasco Vascotto, Vincenzo Onorato, West Marine Rigging New England Ropes

    Day four of Quantum Key West Race Week saw another day of immaculate 13-18 knot conditions.read more

    Azzurra and Ran still tied

    by  • 25 January 2013 • Alec Cutler, Allan Terhune, andrea pozzi, Argyle Campbell, Audi Azzurra Sailing Team, Austin Fragomen, azzurra, barking mad, bella mente, bombarda, Bora Gulari, Brian Porter, Chris Larson, Contender, Dave Ullman, Decision, Doug de Vos, Ed Baird, Ed Reynolds, Farr 40, federico michetti, Full Throttle, Gabriele Benussi, George Sakellaris, Gladiator, Hap Fauth, hedgehog, Inshore, Interlodge, irc, J/109, J/80, Jesus Renedo, Jim Richardson, Joseph Colling, Keith Kilpatrick, Kerry Klingler, lorenzo bressani, Manouch Moshayedi, mascalzone latino, Melges 24, Melges 32, mini maxi, Niklas Zennstrom, One Designs, Quantum Racing, Ran, rio, robertissima, Roberto Tomasini Grinover, Rock n Roll, Shockwave, Spookie, Sportsboats, Stephen Murray, Steve Benjamin, Swan 45, Tate Russack, TeamWork, Terry Hutchinson, Tim Healy, Tomislav Basic, Tony Langley, tp52, United States, US Regattas, Vasco Vascotto, Vincenzo Onorato, West Marine Rigging New England Ropes

    Day four of Quantum Key West Race Week saw another day of immaculate 13-18 knot conditions.read more