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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Paul Gauguin Cruises Offers Fall Fiji Voyages

Paul Gauguin Cruises Offers Fall Fiji Voyages

10-night Roundtrip Fiji Voyage Adventuresome travelers with a taste for exotic discovery will thrill to this voyage, which sails from the heart of Fiji’s sugar industry to New Caledonia — an impossibly beautiful island group that blends French sophistication with influences of its Melanesian heritage. Special guests on this voyage include ¿Qué Bolá? Magic, violinist Chris Watkins, and coral experts ...

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Governor’s Cup 2015 – The home team is undefeated on the first day

2015 Governor’s Cup – The home team is undefeated on the first day

Governor’s Cup 2015 – Christophe Killian, Harrison Vandervort and Jack Martin were able to continue their winning ways in the Gov Cup 21 boats by finishing undefeated today. Four teams are tied for second place after the first day of racing. In addition to RSrnYC, Chris Weis from Del Rey Yacht Club in California, Lachy Gilmour from Royal Freshwater Bay ...

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IMOCA 60s to test their new foils in Rolex Fastnet Race

IMOCA 60s to test their new foils in Rolex Fastnet Race

One reason the Rolex Fastnet Race is the world’s biggest offshore yacht race – at present 390 boats are entered – was the decision of the Royal Ocean Racing Club to include non-IRC offshore classes: Volvo Ocean 65, the Class40, IMOCA 60, Multihulls, the latter three have their origins or being most popular in France. The IMOCA 60s’ participation this ...

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Los Angeles to Honolulu – New World Record announced by WSSR Council

Los Angeles to Honolulu - New World Record announced by WSSR Council

WSSR Council announces the the establishment of a new World Record Record: Los Angeles to Honolulu. Outright record. Yacht: ‘Lending Club 2’ 105 ft Trimaran Name: Renaud Laplanche, FRA and Ryan Breymaier, USA. and a crew of six Dates:.15th to the 19th July 2015. Start time: 22:44:43 UTC. on 15/07/15 Finish time: 16:44:52 UTC on 19/07/15 Elapsed time: Three days ...

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Extreme Sailing Series – Hannah White’s mid-series review

Extreme Sailing Series - Hannah White's mid-series review

The 2015 Extreme Sailing Series™ has reached the halfway stage and I think we’re seeing a very different picture to what we first imagined. Many were under the impression that as two-time Series champion, Leigh McMillan and The Wave, Muscat would be in a very strong position at this point, and I believed the team’s experience would allow them to ...

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Jody Starck leads Lightning Worlds

Jody Starck leads Lightning Worlds

Ridgeway, Ontario (July 21, 2015) – The Lightning World Championship got underway today for 63 teams, beginning the five day (July 21-25), nine-race regatta on Lake Erie. After two races, Jody Starck with crew Ian Jones and Skip Dieball (USA) lead with a 4-2, holding a six point lead over Michael Zonnenberg/ Michael Booker/ Adam Ceely (USA) who posted a ...

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Extreme Sailing Series- Live on YouTube and Social Media this weekend

Extreme Sailing Series- Live on YouTube and Social Media this weekend

Extreme Sailing Series: Catch all the sailing action live on YouTube and Social Media. Racing gets underway on July 23 – this weekend. The time is nearly upon us. With two days to go until the start gun rings out on the River Elbe, this is all you need to know about following the only German Act on the 2015 ...

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420 Worlds – Italy looking strong on leaderboard

420 Worlds - Italy looking strong on leaderboard

All change on day two at the 2015 420 World Championships in Castle Bay Karatsu, Japan, with two races now completed for all fleets, helping the programme recover a bit from yesterday’s disarray after the effects of last week’s passing typhoon. The Italian teams had their mojo on fire and came out of day two sitting pretty in headline positions ...

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Panerai British Classic Week – Fast paced action on Day 3

Panerai British Classic Week - Fast paced action on Day 3

The sun returned on the third day of Panerai British Classic Week 2015 and the fleet enjoyed two spectacular round the cans races in the Western Solent, races three and four of the series. Whilst the classes raced separately in the morning they came together for a combined fleet race in the afternoon. It was a truly glorious day’s sailing ...

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Fast Finish for Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race 2015

Fast Finish for Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race

More than 5,000 people gathered on the grounds of Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel today to celebrate the fast finish of Bayview Yacht Club’s Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, which started Saturday, July 18, from Port Huron. Out of 250 registered boats, 244 actually started, and seven boats did not finish, making the total count for boats completing the race 237. ...

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