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Monthly Archives: January 2015

2015 Warren Jones International Youth Regatta

2015 Warren Jones International Youth Regatta

2015 Warren Jones International Youth Regatta winners announced Chris Steele and his crew from the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron have won, beating local skipper Sam Gilmour on a count back after racing in the final was curtailed by light winds. It was a case of finishing a job that he started three years ago, having finished third in the ...

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Port Phillip Women’s Championship

Port Phillip Womens Championship

Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series – The almighty bullet! Everyone loves to see the numeral ‘1’ next to their boat name (the famed bullet). These days, the Smartphones are out to see how you went, even before the deck is packed up after a race. Interestingly, the joy of sailing, or esprit de corps if you will, could well have ...

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Team Vestas Wind

Team Vestas Wind

Team Vestas Wind Arrives In Bergamo Ahead Of Repairs As Dongfeng Race team celebrate their home-port victory in the third leg of the Volvo Ocean Race from Abu Dhabi to Sanya, the grounded Team Vestas Wind are half a world away in the foothills of the Italian Alps. Following the team’s pledge earlier this month to rejoin the race before ...

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SCOTT AND SHAW SECURE GOLD

Giles Scott and Bryony Shaw

SCOTT AND SHAW SECURE GOLD IN MIAMI WITH A DAY TO SPARE Giles Scott and Bryony Shaw were in no mood to hang around at the Miami leg of the Sailing World Cup, sealing gold medals with a day to spare. Scott extended his 15-month winning run in style, successfully defending his 2014 Finn title from Miami, winning the first ...

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GC32 Racing Tour

GC32 Racing Tour

GC32 Racing Tour – Spindrift racing confirms participation GC32 Racing Tour – The future of sailing is, quite literally, flying. The catamarans that soared above the waves in the 2013 America’s Cup in San Francisco have taken the sailing world by storm. The boats have revolutionised sailing technology and competition, giving rise to the creation of new classes. The GC32 ...

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Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race – The Southern Ocean sorts out the fleet 2014 – 2015 Barcelona World Race – After a month of racing, the Barcelona World Race fleet is through into the Southern Ocean. As is often the case, the distances between the boats have widened as they’ve entered the Roaring Forties. The leading crews, who were first to hit ...

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Sailing World Cup Miami

Sailing World Cup Miami

Sailing World Cup Miami. No Greek austerity on day three in Miami with a double bullet for Ioannis Mitakis Ioannis Mitakis (GRE), the 2012 Finn European Champion, ruled the roost in Miami today with two emphatic race wins on day three of the Sailing World Cup Miami and moves up to third overall. Giles Scott (GBR) sailed his worst day ...

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US Sailing Team Report

Sailing World Cup Miami

US Sailing Team Report- Sonars take the lead, Women’s 470 chips away at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 2015 Day 3 of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella marked the midpoint of North America’s biggest Olympic and Paralympic classes regatta. With bright sunshine and fresh breeze in abundance, the world’s top athletes in 13 classes were treated to ...

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2015 Volvo National Sailing & Boating Day

2015 Volvo National Sailing & Boating Day

2015 Volvo National Sailing & Boating Day Just three days to go The final count-down is on to the 2015 Volvo National Sailing & Boating Day. Sailing and boating Clubs across New Zealand, from Northland to Southland, are gearing up for Sunday’s celebration of sailing and boating. “With the spell of hot, sunny weather across the country throughout January, let’s ...

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Greek isles and Turkey Cruises Holidays

Windstar Cruises

Greek isles and Turkey  Holidays adds two windstar luxury cruise itineraries featuring the greek isles and turkey Pleasant Holidays announced the addition of two Windstar cruise itineraries to its Europe portfolio. Featuring the Greek Isles and Turkey, these luxury cruises offer eight- and 10-day itineraries sailing between Athens and Istanbul from May through October of 2015. “Windstar’s luxury cruises offer ...

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