Record-breakers in town for the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race tomorrow – Some of the world’s top sailors join the fleet for 80th anniversary race

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TP52 Conviction – photo Peter Marshall.

The 60-mile sprint clock-wise round Barbados has sparked a lot of interest with many of the world’s top speed sailors here on the island including Paul Larsen, Wouter Verbraak, Rob Greenhalgh, Brian Thompson, Lloyd Thornburg, Helena Darvelid, Ned Collier Wakefield, and Jonny Malbon currently preparing for a serious . . . → Full Article: Record-breakers in town for the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race tomorrow – Some of the world’s top sailors join the fleet for 80th anniversary race

80th Mount Gay Round Barbados Series Coastal Series Finale – Series concludes after another spectacular day on the racecourse

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Robbie Yearwood and team on Island Water World Die Hard, winners of the J/24 fleet – photo peter Marshall.

The final day of the Coastal Series at the 80th anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Regatta, organised by Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, and Mount Gay, concluded in fine style . . . → Full Article: 80th Mount Gay Round Barbados Series Coastal Series Finale – Series concludes after another spectacular day on the racecourse

80th Mount Gay Round Barbados Series 2 Restaurants Race – Classic Bajan conditions make for exhilarating racing on day 2

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Team Concise 12 on the Diam 24 trimaran won the multihull battle today – photo Peter Marshall.

Day 2 of the 80th anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series, organised by Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, and Mount Gay, served up the sort of conditions that the island of . . . → Full Article: 80th Mount Gay Round Barbados Series 2 Restaurants Race – Classic Bajan conditions make for exhilarating racing on day 2

80th Mount Gay Round Barbados Series off to a cracking start – Shifts and squalls make for an exciting first day

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The Alfred Milne-designed The Blue Peter – photo Peter Marshall.

The opening day of the 80th anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series, Organised by Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, and Mount Gay, got off to a spectacular start today with an unusual mixed bag of conditions. Sun, rain, . . . → Full Article: 80th Mount Gay Round Barbados Series off to a cracking start – Shifts and squalls make for an exciting first day

Last minute rush to enter 80th Mount Gay Round Barbados Series – Thrilling line-up for tomorrow’s opening race

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With less than 24 hours before the start, a last minute rush has seen a significant boost in entries for the 80th anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series. A packed room for the skippers’ briefing headed by Howard Palmer (Chairman of the Race Committee) this evening also endorsed the notion that this Caribbean season . . . → Full Article: Last minute rush to enter 80th Mount Gay Round Barbados Series – Thrilling line-up for tomorrow’s opening race

Dane crowned Laser Radial Women’s World Champion – Anne-Marie Rindom secures title in nail biting finish in Sultanate of Oman

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Anne-Marie Rindom – new world champion from Denmark – photo Mark Lloyd.

The Laser Radial Women’s World Championship, organised by Oman Sail, concluded today with Anne-Marie Rindom from Denmark securing the overall world championship title.

The 24-year-old Scandinavian representing Horsens Sejlklub in Jutland, managed to stay cool on a somewhat frustrating day dominated by . . . → Full Article: Dane crowned Laser Radial Women’s World Champion – Anne-Marie Rindom secures title in nail biting finish in Sultanate of Oman

Laser Radial Women’s World Championship in Oman braced for epic final – Denmark and Belgium take joint lead with one day to go

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The Oman Sail-organised Laser Radial Women’s World Championship is dishing up some spectacularly close racing with just four points separating the top three boats. The conditions, with winds reaching 15knots and big waves are adding to the excitement and making this world class dinghy championship on the Gulf of Oman one of the most challenging . . . → Full Article: Laser Radial Women’s World Championship in Oman braced for epic final – Denmark and Belgium take joint lead with one day to go