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Monthly Archives: August 2015

J/24 World Championships International Boltenhagen, Germany

International fleet gathers at Boltenhagen, Germany, for the 2015 J/24 World Championships

International fleet gathers at Boltenhagen, Germany, for the 2015 J/24 World Championships From Monday, 31st of August, 56 international crews will be competing for the prestigious J/24 World Championship at Boltenhagen on Germany’s Baltic coast. It is the first time that the German Class Association has hosted one of yacht racing’s top events. Anticipation is heightened by the highly competitive ...

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Clipper Round the World Race

Clipper Round the World Race: Spectacular London send-off

Clipper Round the World Race – Spectacular London send-off Hundreds of amateur sailors from around the world passed under Tower Bridge today at the start of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, a 40,000 nautical mile global race, between six continents, which will take almost a year to complete in the longest and toughest ocean endurance challenge on the ...

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Magic Marine RS Aero UK National Championships

Magic Marine RS Aero UK National Championships - Day 2

Magic Marine RS Aero UK National Championships – Sailors were met this morning with a steady 10-12 knot breeze from the North East. Four races were scheduled in the 2012 Olympic Waters of Weymouth Bay. After a long sail out to the start line, race one got underway on time with 74 boats on the start line to compete in ...

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Clipper Round the World Race – David Graney sets sail

Clipper Round the World Race – David Graney sets sail

Clipper Round the World Race – Prominent Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania member David Graney has sailed in many types of on-design racing dinghies and keelboats, with considerable success at a state, national and international level, but he has never got around to competing in Australia’s premier ocean race, the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – until this year. To ...

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America’s Cup World Series

America’s Cup World Series – Emirates Team New Zealand in action

America’s Cup World Series – Emirates Team New Zealand in action 2015 America’s Cup World Series – Emirates Team New Zealand put together a Super Sunday in Sweden, to vault to the top of the leaderboard and claim the Louis Vuitton series Gothenburg. It was a difficult day on the tight race course, with light and shifty conditions. But the ...

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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2015

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2015 – penultimate day awaits

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2015 – penultimate day awaits The 60-boat fleet are back on the water this morning for the penultimate day of the SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week. The multihulls and cruising boats are expected to head out on a 14 mile Cleveland Bay triangle course while the combined IRC and PHS divisions will be completing two ...

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Bullitt GC32 Racing – Sultanate of Oman victorious on final foiling day

Bullitt GC32 Racing - Sultanate of Oman victorious on final foiling day

Civitavecchia’s wind gods smiled on competitors during the Bullitt GC32 Racing Trofeo di Roma’s final day. Being able to go foiling fully delighted crews and corporate guests, the Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour being the first occasion when the latter have been able to experience what it is like to race on board foiling catamarans. While Sultanate of Oman maintained the ...

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Youth Worlds Selection – Protest for support boat communication

Youth Worlds Selection - Protest for support boat communication

An unsusal incident on the second day of the RYA ISAF Youth Worlds Selection Event was the protest by the Race Committee of a number of boats for a breach of Sailing Instruction 24.1 – communicating with support boats – zero percent penalties were given to all sailors involved in the incident. Girls’ 420 sailors Isabel Davies and Gemma Keers ...

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49er, 49erFx and Nacra Nationals 2015

2015 49er, 49erFx and Nacra Nationals: Three New Champions - See more at: http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2015/08/30/2015-49er-49erfx-and-nacra-nationals-three-new-champions/#prettyPhoto

The 2015 49er, 49erFx and Nacra nationals are done. US National Champions are Michael Easton and Katie Pettibone in the Nacra, Judge Ryan and Hans Henken in the 49er and Emily Dellenbaugh & Elizabeth Barry in the 49erFX. This was the first national championship for all three teams in an Olympic Class. Emily and Elizabeth specifically attribute their improvement to ...

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ACWS Gothenburg

ACWS Gothenburg – ETNZ’s Super Sunday

Emirates Team New Zealand put together a Super Sunday in Sweden, to vault to the top of the leaderboard and claim the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Gothenburg. It was a difficult day on the tight race course, with light and shifty conditions. But the Kiwis, led by skipper Glenn Ashby and prodigy helmsman Peter Burling showed no fear, ...

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