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 Posted On Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Jack London discovers the joy of sailing as a 12-year old boy (in 1912) 
Noted American author Jack London (1876-1916) writes about his discovery of sailing in San Francisco Bay when he was 12 years old. Click on the article title to download the full story.
 Posted On Thursday, November 30, 2017
John Rousmaniere at St Francis Yacht Club on the History of American Yachting 
StFYC: John Rousmaniere's presentation is a must-watch for American (and British) yachting history buffs Thursday, November 30, 2017 - by TOM EHMAN SAN FRANCISCO – John Rousmaniere (New York, NYYC, CCA), esteemed yachting historian, author and sailor, longtime friend, was the guest speaker at yesterday's St Francis Yacht Club Wednesday Yachting Luncheon. John's presentation on the history of American yachting was fascinating, especially for those interested in the development of our sport since 1840. Click on the title for the video link.
 Posted On Thursday, November 16, 2017
Report from the One Ocean Forum in Milan, October 2017  
Notes from Norddeutcher Regatta Verein and St Francis Yacht Club attendees are provided here, following their attendance at this event in Milan last month.
 Posted On Thursday, November 09, 2017
Former World Sailing President follows in the footsteps of his father - Yacht Club Italiano 
The Beppe Croce Trophy has been presented to distinguished sailors, rules gurus and designers who have all dedicated an outstanding amount of time to the sport sailing. The full article on YCI's Beppe can be downloaded from http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2017/11/08/croce-honey-honored-world-sailing-awards/
 Posted On Tuesday, November 07, 2017
RHKYC - Turkish Airlines Around the Island Race 
Over 230 entries have been received for the 2017 edition of the Turkish Airlines Around the Island Race which will take place this Sunday 12 November. Click on the title to download the complete story.
 Posted On Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Volvo China Coast Regatta 13 to 15 October, by Royal Hong Kong YC 
The 2017 Volvo China Coast Race Week (CCRW) comprises the Volvo China Coast Regatta 2017, sailed over three days in the waters south and east of Hong Kong Island, and the Volvo Hong Kong to Vietnam Race 2017, an Offshore Category One race of 673 nautical miles from Hong Kong to Nha Trang, Vietnam. Click the article title to download the full story and photos.
 Posted On Monday, October 02, 2017
2017 Optimist Asian & Oceanian Championships - Final Report  
132 entries from 16 countries battled it out over Five days of racing this week in Hong Kong. Six qualifying races for the Yellow and Blue fleets were sailed on Monday and Tuesday, followed by the 2017 Asia & Oceanian Team Racing Championships where Team China prevailed. The first two championship races were sailed yesterday where Singapore’s Muhammad Daniel Kei Bin Muhammad Yazid, moved up from 4th to first overall after coming 1st and 2nd in his races. With a total of 28 points, he was 15 points ahead of his nearest competitor Demir Dirk from Turkey with China’s Xilun Lin following in 3rd overall. Download the full story by clicking on the article title.
 Posted On Sunday, October 01, 2017
ICOYC Teams Dominate Fifth NYYC Invitational Cup 
The fifth Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup was held in Newport, Rhode Island from September 13 through 17. Fourteen teams from nine countries were invited to compete in evenly matched Swan 42s. Southern Yacht Club, Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, Eastern Yacht Club, Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Royal Cork Yacht Club and Royal Swedish Yacht Cub were the ICOYC members who sailed in the event. Click on the article's title to view the download link for the full story and photos.
 Posted On Monday, September 18, 2017
Southern YC wins Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup 
ICOYC member clubs competed very well in the New York Yacht Club Rolex Invitational Cup, six of which were invited as members of the 14 boat fleet. An excerpt from the Sailing Scuttlebutt publication says "In today’s single race, the Southern Yacht Club was as sharp as they had been in the previous 11 races, starting strongly and never wavering. SYC eventually finished second to Royal Thames in the race, and four places ahead of their only remaining competition for the overall trophy, Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron from Australia.," Read the full article from the web download by clicking on the title of this article.
 Posted On Thursday, September 14, 2017
Royal Vancouver YC Hosts International 6 Metre Class World Championship 
ICOYC member Royal Vancouver YC hosts the International 6 Metre Championship on 15-21 September 2017. Read the details on http://6mvancouver2017.com/. The various members of ICOYC are well represented in the list of registered boats, http://rvan.ca/6mR/regboats.htm
 Posted On Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Volvo China Coast Regatta - 13-15 October 2017 - Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club 
The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club has published the Notice of Race and is now accepting entries for the 2017 Volvo China Coast Regatta – Hong Kong’s premier Big Boat event. This keenly anticipated regatta offers all a great series of fiercely competitive races in some of the best sailing conditions in Asia. Click on the article link to download the full story.
 Posted On Friday, September 01, 2017
StFYC Holds first US Olympic Development Program 
FIRST REGIONALLY FOCUSED OLYMPIC DEVELOPMENT TRAINING CAMP KICKS OFF IN SAN FRANCISCO SEPT 2-4 The first regionally focused Olympic Development Program (ODP) Training Camp gets underway on Saturday at St Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco with 40 youth sailors, ages 15-20, from around the country. The notable coach lineup includes Rio medalist Caleb Paine (who recently re-located to San Francisco to begin training for the 2020 Olympics) along with Grant Spanhake, Kevin Hall, David Liebenberg, Dane Wilson, Mark Andrews and Pete Melvin.
 Posted On Friday, August 18, 2017
RHKYC Announces the 29er Hong Kong Open 
Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club in conjunction with the 29er Association of Hong Kong announced the release today of the 29er Hong Kong Open, Notice of Race. 2018 29er World Championship Organising Committee Chairman, Peter Backe, said “The 29er Hong Kong Open will be a great opportunity for overseas sailors to become familiar with the Hong Kong race track and its challenges. Conditions will be very similar to the World Championships, which will give an advantage for those taking part. Official race website: http://2018.29erworlds.org/ Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/29erworldshk/ Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/29erWorlds/ Download a MS Word document of this announcement by clicking on the article title
 Posted On Sunday, July 23, 2017
Hong Kong Race Week - 2018 Dates Announced for ASAF Youth Cup 
Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club and Hong Kong Sailing Federation are pleased to announce that the 5th edition of Hong Kong Race Week will take place from 20 to 25 February 2018. Hong Kong Race Week, a constituent event of the ASAF Youth Cup, draws strong competition not only from local and regional Asian sailors but also from other regions across the world. The last event seeing 253 entries, consisting of 278 sailors, representing 11 nations.
 Posted On Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Volvo Hong Kong to Vietnam Race 2017 
Volvo Hong Kong to Vietnam Race 2017 International Interest From Afar International entries from seven countries mark the first sign ups for the 8th Hong Kong to Vietnam Race; the 673nm predominantly downwind run to Nha Trang Beach, Vietnam. Racing kicks off on 18 October 2017 on Victoria Harbour in front of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club’s flagship Clubhouse at Kellett Island. Click on the article title to see more information
 Posted On Tuesday, July 04, 2017
News from Royal Southern 
A bit of news from the Royal Southern: Having recently hosted the J/70 European Championships and J/80 National Championships from 10th - 14th July we are hosting the J/80 World Championships. This is a major event for the RSrnYC with boats entered from around the World. Many Members are preparing for the Fastnet Race which starts on 6th August and we are running the second Hamble Classics event on 16th/17th September bringing many famous old Classic Yachts back to the Southern for some fine racing in the Solent. Also, Royal Southern Yacht Club Member Annabel Vose was tactician on the Land Rover BAR Academy GB team winning the Red Bull Youth Amerca’s Cup title. Well done Annabel who’s father is Rear Commodore Sailing at the Royal Southern.
 Posted On Saturday, July 01, 2017
Showing the way to sail MORE! 
St Francis Yacht Club published this brief article to inform sailors how to build their sailing activity and maximize club enjoyment.
 Posted On Thursday, June 29, 2017
Cowes - Round the Island Race 
Isle of Wight, Island Sailing Club presents the Round the Island Race. Click on the article title to see the full report.
The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron launch International Foiling Camp 
5th June 2017 In 2016 the RNZYS developed a new pathway for youth sailors into professional multihull sailing with its ‘Performance Programme’. This programme was developed to take the top sailors from keelboats and give them the skills to compete at an international level in foiling catamarans. In its first year the programme has been incredibly successful, seeing six of the ten man squad selected to compete in the 2017 Youth Americas Cup, and also saw the formation of the first ever New Zealand team competing on the Extreme Sailing Series, NZ Extreme Sailing Team. The next stage of this programmes development is to open to the programme and foiling up to the wider sailing public; this is being achieved through the launch of the International foiling camp. The camp is a month long, live in, crash course in racing foiling multihulls. Providing world class facilities, coaching and custom training platforms to launch talented sailors into the foiling and Match Racing Realm. This opportunity is limited to only ten sailors, applications are now being accepted. The all-star coaching team includes; · Chris Steele (GC32 skipper/helmsman, World Match Racing Tour card holder) · Will Tiller(GC32 mainsheet trimmer, World Match Racing Tour champion) · Gemma Jones (4th 2016 Olympics Nacra 17) · Logan Dunning Beck (Youth AC Helmsman) · Leonard Takashai-Fry (Youth AC Helmsman) · Graeme Sutherland (GC 32 Co-skipper, World Match Racing Tour mainsheet trimmer) The camp runs from the 16th December 2017 to the 12th January 2018, for more information and to register your interest please see attached flyer and expression of interest from. http://www.rnzys.org.nz/2017/06/05/rnzys-launch-international-foiling-camp/
 Posted On Thursday, June 22, 2017
Record turnout anticipated for Optimist World Championship 
Thailand will host the Optimist World Championship 2017, with the anticipated participation of a total of 62 sailing nations and 280 sailors, a record-breaking landmark for this world stage event. The event will take place off Pattaya Beach on July 11-21 at the Royal Varuna Yacht Club (RVYC) in Pattaya.