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Monthly Archives: July 2015

RC44 Tour continues in Sweden

RC44 Tour continues in Sweden

Racing resumes on the 2015 RC44 Championship Tour with the third stop on the five-event season starting tomorrow on the picturesque holiday hotspot island of Marstrand on Sweden’s west coast. Attracted to Scandinavia by Torbjorn Tornqvist’s Artemis Racing, that fields two boats on the RC44 Championship Tour, this will be the fifth consecutive year that the RC44 Marstrand Cup has ...

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Clipper Round World Race

Clipper Round World Race – Team sponsor and Asian host port announced

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – A special contract signing ceremony today has finalised a sponsorship agreement for the Vietnamese city of Da Nang to be a Team Sponsor and the official South East Asia Host Port of the 2015-16 edition, the longest ocean race around the planet at over 40,000 nautical miles. The team entry will be called ...

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Extreme Sailing Series – Oman Air best results of the year

Extreme Sailing Series - Oman Air best results of the year

The Wave, Muscat turned a one-point deficit into a ten point windfall to win the Extreme Sailing Series’ first event in Hamburg with sistership Oman Air posting their best results of the year so far to make an outstanding day for Oman Sail. Starting the final day one point behind leaders SAP Extreme Sailing Team, Leigh McMillan’s championship winning crew ...

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Black Jack in contention to win Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race

Black Jack in contention to win Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race

Peter Harburg’s V70, Black Jack, has taken pole position in the 2015 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, but with most of the fleet still racing, Harburg, his skipper Mark Bradford and the crew of the Queensland entry will have to wait it out. Currently, Black Jack, named for Harburg’s friend, the late Jack Brabham, leads the chase for ...

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Sydney-Hobart titans show good form

Sydney-Hobart titans show good form

Sydney to Hobart supermaxi arch rivals Wild Oats XI and Perpetual Loyal have shown winning form in big races on different continents. Wild Oats XI, the record eight-time Sydney to Hobart line honours winner, was the fastest boat home in the biennial 2225 nautical mile Transpac Race from Los Angeles to Honolulu. She finished a few hours ahead of another ...

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49th Gov Cup – Action in a battle of Aussies

49th Gov Cup - Action in a battle of Aussies

Harry Price, Angus Williams and Tara Blanc-Ramos, from the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia on the east side of Australia, defeated Lachy Gilmour, from Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club from Western Australia in a battle of the Aussies. CYCA had quietly worked their way up the ranks in their first Gov Cup. The first day of racing, CYCA won four ...

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CORSICA CLASSIC 6TH EDITION SUNDAY 23 TO SUNDAY 30 AUGUST 2015

CORSICA CLASSIC 6TH EDITION SUNDAY 23 TO SUNDAY 30 AUGUST 2015

THE CORSICA CLASSIC IS A HIGHLY EXCLUSIVE SPORT AND LIFESTYLE EVENT, BELONGING TO A RENOWNED TRADITION OF STUNNING MEDITERRANEAN REGATTAS FOR CLASSIC YACHTS. All classic yachts, as approved by the CIM (International Mediterranean Committee) and yachts in the ‘Esprits de tradition’ class, as approved by the IRC in 2015, are eligible to enter the race, which forms part of the ...

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Land Rover Sydney GC Yacht Race

Land Rover Sydney GC Yacht Race - A thrilling line honours victory

Late last evening Anthony Bell arrived at the Southport Yacht Club after sailing his super maxi Perpetual Loyal to line honours in the 2015 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race – and the smile on his face could not have been bigger. “This is the fast boat has ever been. We spent ages trying to work out what to ...

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Transpac Race 2015

Transpac Race: Overall Title Still Undecided

At just about two weeks from the first start of the 48th Transpac, more than half the fleet will by midnight local time tonight be still at sea making their way to the finish of this biennial 2225-mile race from LA to Honolulu. Since Harry Zanville’s Santa Cruz 37 Celerity was the first to cross the finish line in the ...

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America’s Cup World Series

America's Cup World Series: High winds

America’s Cup World Series ~High winds, angry seas and driving rain spoil teams’ chances for practice As the Extreme Sailing Series’ first regatta in Hamburg ended with a win for 2012 and 2013 champions The Wave, Muscat after 26 races over the four days, the first regatta of the 2017 cycle for the America’s Cup World Series was blown off the ...

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