Alex Thomson in first place as he crosses the Equator onboard HUGO BOSS

Alex Thomson today successfully crossed the equator into the southern hemisphere, as he maintains his lead in the Vendée Globe round-the-world yacht race. The HUGO BOSS skipper crossed the equator at 13:19 UTC today (Wednesday 18th November) after 9 days, 23 hours and 59 minutes at sea. Thomson now finds himself ahead of his nearest rival…

Updated race management resources for IRC race organisers

Clubs running yacht racing using the International Rating Certificate (IRC) rating rule can find a myriad of useful resources on the IRC website, including the Race Management Guidelines which have recently been updated with some useful tips picked up from clubs running racing during the Coronavirus pandemic. These updates include ideas for reducing crew numbers…

35th Pineapple Cup-Montego Bay Race Postponed to 2022

It is with great regret that the Montego Bay Yacht Club and Manuka Sports Event Management announce the unavoidable postponement of the 2021 Pineapple Cup-Montego Bay Race. The race was scheduled to take place January 23-30, 2021. The new race dates will be January 22-29, 2022. Montego Bay Yacht Club Rear Commodore Nigel Knowles, “As we all continue to watch…

Storm Trysail Club – Ted Hood Regatta 2020 had something for everyone

The 4th Annual Storm Trysail Club Ted Hood Regatta was held in Marblehead August 21-23 2020 As befitting a regatta named after the multi-faceted Ted Hood – sailmaker, yacht designer, inventor, yacht builder, and America’s Cup-winning skipper, designer, sailmaker and builder – the Storm Trysail Club’s Ted Hood Regattahad a wide variety of courses, sizes and types…

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