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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Genoa Boat Show- SCA, Pretty in Pink

Genoa Boat Show- SCA, Pretty in Pink

A change is as good as a rest, they say, and I don’t usually drive a VO65, so I guess it’s restful! It’s certainly pretty easy when there’s 12 knots of breeze, flat water, blue blue sky and some fabulous Italian sunshine. SCA and Team Vestas Wind are here at the Genoa Boat Show on a VOR Promo Tour, inviting ...

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RC44 Cascais World Championship 2015

2015 RC44 Cascais World Championship -Glassy start

If there was one venue on the 2015 RC44 championship circuit with a reputation for regular wind, it would be Cascais. Situated on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of Portugal’s Tagus River, the venue is pretty and offers friendly inhabitants and good food, but for sailors its main attractions are the strong prevailing northwesterly winds and the Atlantic swell ...

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Wild Oats XI brings 2015 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Wild Oats XI brings 2015 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race entries to 50

Bob Oatley’s record-holding Wild Oats XI relevantly became the 50th entry received by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia for the 2015 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, and the third super maxi to enter the 71st edition of the iconic event thus far. “We are so proud and feel privileged to be part of this race,” Mark Richards, the boat’s ...

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Metre Series

Exciting ‘Metre Series’ added to Twilights on the Derwent

An exciting new sailing competition, the Metre Series, using the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania’s new fleet of Elliott 6 sports boats, will be held on Hobart’s River Derwent this summer as part of Thursday evening twilight racing. Inspired and supported by yachting philanthropist Graeme Wood, the Metre Series will be conducted each Thursday evening of the summer twilight racing ...

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