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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Marmaris International Race Week 2015

2015 Marmaris International Race Week

Welcome to beautiful Marmaris and Netsel Marina, host of the 26th edition of Marmaris International Race Week. Every year, the Gulf of Marmaris, on the Mediterrean coast in south western Turkey, is packed with sailors from around the word, eager to race and enjoy the shore festivities at the same time. 2015 is no different, and the line-up of 130 ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre

2015 Transat Jacques Vabre - Dear Prudence??

Here we go. The first 24 hours of the 12th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre, the two handed race from Le Havre to Itajaí, Brazil have been fast in a building breeze. But the Bay of Biscay and an Atlantic low pressure system will hit most of the fleet this evening and tomorrow bringing building seas and big winds ...

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Abu Dhabi Isaf Sailing World Cup

Abu Dhabi Isaf Sailing World Cup

Abu Dhabi Sets Great Final Stage For Isaf Sailing World Cup. Abu Dhabi sets the stage for a fascinating conclusion to the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup this week, with the sport’s top athletes heading into four days of intense race competition at the end of a year-round journey towards gold medal glory. In six of the eight classes which ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre

Transat Jacques Vabre – British sailors take the steps to their dream

Transat Jacques Vabre 2015 – Taking another step closer to their ultimate solo round the world dream, this weekend Artemis Offshore Academy Alumni Jack Bouttell and Sam Goodchild set sail from France to Brazil. Teaming up with French Figaro competitor Gildas Mahé aboard British Class 40 ‘Team Concise’, Bouttell views the 5,500nm transatlantic race from Le Havre to Itajai in ...

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – Final approach to Cape Town

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – The race to Cape Town is not over yet. After chasing its nearest competitor since Rio, Qingdao has overtaken LMAX Exchange, finding stronger winds and a better angle in the final approach to Cape Town. The south easterly/south south easterly breeze is strong with gusts up into the 40s, and they are in ...

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International Masters Regatta 2015

Malin Burnham wins 2015 International Masters Regatta

After taking the lead on the second day of the 2015 International Masters Regatta, Malin Burnham was awarded the title today when conditions proved unsailable. Burnham’s team included Vince Brun, Ben Mitchell, Al Pleskus, Eric Doyle, and Andy La Dow. Twelve teams completed 5 races during the three day event (Oct 23-25), with racing held in J/105s on San Diego ...

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Pendennis Cup 2016

2016 Pendennis Cup

Pendennis Shipyard is once more preparing for the Pendennis Cup superyacht sailing regatta, with the dates now confirmed as the twenty-seventh June – second July, 2016. This biennial event has become known as one of the most competitive and fun regattas on the superyacht racing circuit, with the four days of racing supported by a lively social scene to promote ...

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Optimist Asian and Oceanian Championships 2015

2015 Optimist Asian and Oceanian Championships

Welcome to Qatar and the magnificent city of Doha that hosts the Optimist Asian and Oceanian Championship 2015. Organized by the Qatar Sailing and Water Sports Federation under the authority of the International Optimist Dinghy Association, the event brings together all the young guns of Asia and Oceanic territory that will take their chances for the prestigious crown. The opening ...

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Riva 76 Perseo

Riva 76 Perseo Yacht Is the New Hero of the Sea

Perseus, as both the son of Zeus and the slayer of the serpent-haired monster Medusa, was considered Greek mythology’s first true hero and is the namesake of the new Riva 76 Perseo. And although the 76-foot yacht is not the first hero from the storied Italian brand, the intrepid ship sports a fresh new design conceived by Officina Italiana Design. ...

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Farr 40 season opener

Transfusion triumphs at Farr 40 season opener

The Farr 40 Australian Open Series might have convincingly belonged to the multiple national and 2011 world champions, Guido Belgiorno-Nettis’ Transfusion, but new class president Rod Jones is keen to point out five from the seven boat fleet wrested a win during the season opener. A seven point difference from Transfusion, racing for the host Middle Harbour Yacht Club, back ...

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