A spokesperson for Conwy Lifeboat Station said: "The volunteer lifeboat crew found that the yachtsman had been recovered by a fellow racing yacht
which was luckily in the vicinity.
The racing compass swings north at this time of year as we literally 'spring' into a new season of competitive sailing, starting out with Sydney's CYCA hosting the 30th Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast race, which saw an impressive fleet of 67 ocean racing yachts
set sail from Sydney Harbour on July 25.
It is a race in which professional athletes, on-board the Volvo Open 70 racing yacht
, sail around the world with the prevailing winds.
A RACING yacht
once owned by the Queen sailed into its new home today.
The Kingdom Of Bahrain racing yacht
, owned by Sail Bahrain, was stopped by the Iranian navy last Wednesday as it sailed from Bahrain to Dubai.
Summary: Iran freed on Wednesday five British sailors who were detained last week when their 60-foot racing yacht
drifted into Iran's waters and was seized.
Meantime, Britain announced that Iranian authorities had seized five British sailors after their racing yacht
strayed into Iranian territorial waters.
FIVE British sailors were being detained in Iran today after their racing yacht
was stopped by the Iranian navy.
FIVE British sailors are being held hostage after their racing yacht
was seized by the Iranian Navy.
Summary: Five British sailors have been detained in Iran after their racing yacht
was stopped by the Iranian navy, the Foreign Office has said.
Summary: Five Britons have been detained in Iran after their racing yacht
may have inadvertently strayed into Iranian waters, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband said on Monday.
Aa Hitting the shelves tomorrow, IQ's first issue discusses how to land a dream job and get ahead in the UAE; it also joins Mexican actress Salma Hayek on Puma's new racing yacht
, and talks 'feelings' with the latest Mr Bond, Daniel Craig.
The 68ft racing yacht
Nova Scotia led the Clipper 07-08 Round the World yacht race competitors into Halifax where they were met by crowds lining the waterfront and the iconic Canadian figure of a Mountie.
Structural analysis is an increasingly important component of successful racing yacht
design", comments Dave Fornaro, FYD design engineer.
Wills and 12 other Sandhurst cadets will spend seven days crewing a racing yacht
in the Mediterranean next week.