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British Cycling grows by over 500%, can sailing do the same?
This was the challenge thrown down at last week’s International Sailing Summit (ISS). Held on the eve of METs the largest marine trade show in world at Amsterdam, ISS saw a gathering of many of the key people in the sailing world. SailRacer’s MD Simon Lovesey, presented how we are using cost effective technology to increase participation in sailing events. SailRacer and SportsXstream covered ISS with event website and live streaming, with video and power point presentations now available in replay. More…

GJW Direct SailJuice Winter Series
Round I kicked off with record entries at the Draycote Dash, pity the weather didn’t quite play ball with a falling breeze across the weekend. Light weather guru, Mike Lyons in the powerful Halo made the most of the conditions to head the 104 boat leader board form 40 classes. With results of 7,2,12,21 and 14 it was a high scoring event, with Mike only just pipping Winter Series regular, Craig Williamson in a Laser.  More….

Yachts and Yachting Awards 2015
We were very pleased and proud to see the GJW Direct SailJuice Winter Series, run by SailRacer has been nominated for the “Event of the Year” – now in its sixth year and seeing year on year growth in particapation numbers. Please vote for the series  More….

Sailing Software Alliance Workshops
Sailing Clubs are increasingly discovering the benefit of using software and online tools in their day to day activities, helping with administration and communication functions. The SSA workshops will showcase through real examples, how clubs are starting to see benefits of adopting new technology, to increase and measure participationMore….

Datchet Flyer (13/14 Dec)
GJW Direct SailJuice Winter Series – Round II, returns to West London. Enter now

World Yacht Racing Forum WFRF
(10-11 Dec, Barcelona)

SailRacer is pleased to be one of the media partners The WYRF is now in it’s 7th year and has become a firm part of the yacht racing calendar. It is essential for anyone involved in the commercial side of the yacht racing industry. It is the only business to business conference that brings together the key players from across the whole yacht racing industry.  More…

Class Winter Series
This year more classes are working with SailRacer to designate a sub-set of the GJW Direct SailJuice Winter Series for their own associations. SailRacer will be extracting class results and with support of our other sponsors Gul, Trident, Overboard and Lennon Sails will be providing some great prizes.  More….

SailTracker – personal GPS tracking for £8.75 per month
Following a busy year of GPS Tracking at events for SailRacer which saw us become the number one provider of GPS tracking for sailing in the UK, we are pleased to announce the launch of SailTracker a tracking and virtual log book aimed at individual sailors. In addition to live and recorded GPS tracks, you can access weather and tide data, with the facility to add notes, settings, photos and videos to help you build up your own virtual log book. If you want you can share your tracks with friends and coaches who can comment on your performance. Order now.   More….

Clubs and Classes submit you results
SailRacer has the worlds largest results database and we are one of Top Ten most popular (independently rated) sailing websites. We are updating the way you can submit results to SailRacer, and are inviting clubs and classes to apply for a Result Publication Account, where you can manage your results and add reports etc. This will all help you improve the profile and publicity of your club and event. Register now

Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities
SailRacer is one of the most visited sailing websites (independently rated in World’s Top 10), with its unique blend of results database and coverage of many of the top sailing events. For events and businesses looking to reach active sailors, SailRacer is a very effective vehicle. Please contact us to discuss how we can help your promotional campaigns.  More…

GPS Tracking at your event
UK Number One for live GPS tracking

Since being appointed European Distributor for TackTracker, SailRacer has tracked over 1,000 races from Sail for Gold (Olympic and Paralympic Classes), World and Internationals (Dragons, 420 and 470s) National Championships (Dragon, J24s, Solos), International Qualifiers (420), and Windsurfers to club racing – plus a few specials like the Volvo Speed Challenge and Little Americas Cup. With our partners we have invested in over 400 GPS trackers and an ongoing development programme, that has seen live buoy by buoy scoring which captured the excitement and drama of the last race at the Dragon Edinburgh Cup, where five boats could have won and the championship going right down to the wire on the last leg. New dashboards specifically for Race and Safety Management are helping event organisers. GPS Tracking is a great way to increase interest and online spectators, from £20 per week per boat. Please contact Brenda Hoult to discuss your requirements.   More…