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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Hot Russian day at Audi Melges 20 2015 Audi-Tron Sailing Series

Hot Russian day at Audi Melges 20 2015 Audi-Tron Sailing Series

Riva Del Garda, Italy – Stellar, absolutely classic Lake Garda conditions prevailed on opening day at the 2015 Audi-Tron Sailing Series hosted by Fraglia Della Vela Riva and organized by B.Plan Sport & Events (BPSE) in cooperation with Melges Europe. A big pumping breeze and pronounced swells made for premium sailing conditions with the flourishing Russian Audi Melges 20 fleet ...

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Race in La Trinité ~ International Six Metre World Championship 2015

International Six Metre World Championship 2015

International Six Metre Class Registered and ready to Race in La Trinité La Trinité Sur Mer, France – Forty-two International Six Metres are now gathered at the the Société Nautique de La Trinité Sur Mer on the beautiful south coast of Brittany in preparation for the Société Nautique de Genève’s highly prestigious Annual Regatta at Sea and the International Six ...

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Oman Sail GC32 Sultanate of Oman

Oman Sail GC32 Sultanate of Oman

Oman Sail GC32 Sultanate of Oman takes centre stage in Austria with awe-inspiring teamwork Oman Sail’s GC32 Sultanate of Oman, supported by the Ministry of Tourism of Oman and EFG Bank Monaco, took centre stage on Lake Traunsee in Austria today with another show of awe-inspiring teamwork that puts them at the top of the leaderboard halfway through the inaugural ...

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The Cretan Union Cup 23rd till 31st of May 2015

The Cretan Union Cup 2015

The Cretan Union Cup (CuCup) is ready to embark from 23rd till 31st of May 2015 in the magnificent island of Crete, continuing the legacy of 2013! The inaugural regatta took place in the wake of celebration for hundred-year anniversary of reunion with Motherland Greece and all the sailing clubs of the island decided to re-organize the event after its great success in 2013. Creta Union Cup is ...

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Volvo Ocean Race ~ Team Vestas Wind splashed – another milestone met

Volvo Ocean Race - Team Vestas Wind splashed

The reconstructed Volvo 65, Team Vestas Wind passed another significant milestone on her comeback trail, when she was splashed in Lisbon, Portugal. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL

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Normandy Channel Race 2015 – Tough fight for podium

Normandy Channel Race 2015

 Normandy Channel Race 2015 – A top-flight podium for the Normandy Channel Race 2015. Bretagne – Crédit Mutuel, Le Conservateur and Solidaires en Peloton – ARSEP take centre stage. In the wings, two teams from Lower Normandy, Teamwork and Carac – Advanced Energies match-race to the finish with the former taking it by just five minutes. Hot on their heels, ...

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Farr 40 West Coast Championship 2015 ~ Day 3

Farr 40 West Coast Championship 2015

In typical Farr 40 fashion, the West Coast Championship will come down to the final day with at least four boats in contention for the overall victory. Groovederci passed two boats on the last two legs to get the gun in Race nine on Friday and that win moved skipper John Demourkas into first place in the standings. Renowned professional ...

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Giraglia Rolex Cup 2015 – Elegance and endurance in equal measure

2015 Giraglia Rolex Cup - Elegance and endurance in equal measure

Less than a month remains before the start of the 2015 Giraglia Rolex Cup, the popular and historic event encompassing the Mediterranean’s oldest offshore race. Saint-Tropez acts as the focal point for the weeklong sailing contest. This chic harbour town, famed for its artistic roots born during the emergence of the Fauvist movement in the early 20th century, welcomes the ...

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Solitaire du Figaro 2015 – Leg 1 starts on Sunday

Solitaire du Figaro – Leg 1 starts on Sunday

Solitaire du Figaro 2015 – Eric Bompard Cachemire – The sun is out, there is music in the air and the population of Bordeaux are out in force. Sounds like a music festival, but it’s not. We’re into the final countdown to the start of the leg one. For the 39 skippers taking part in the race, it could be ...

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Clipper Round the World Race ~ Local heroes given chance to win place

Clipper Round the World Race - Local heroes given chance to win place

Organisers of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race have gifted Derry City and Strabane District Council with a unique opportunity for two community workers or volunteers to win a place on board the Derry~Londonderry~Doire yacht for the 2015-16 race. Entitled ‘Voice of the Community’, the bursary invites organisations across the city and district to nominate someone they believe has ...

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