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Monthly Archives: March 2016

California Boat Shows

Changes for California Boat Shows

National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), as part of strategic changes to its boat show roster, has reached an agreement to transfer ownership of the Los Angeles Boat Show and San Diego International Boat Show to Duncan McIntosh Company, Inc., effective immediately. Additionally, NMMA will not producing the San Francisco Boat Show in 2017. The 2016 Los Angeles Boat Show completed ...

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Red Bull Foiling Generation

Red Bull Foiling Generation search gets underway in Auckland

The Red Bull Foiling Generation talent search gets underway in Auckland on Thursday, off the Royal NZ yacht Squadron from March 3-6. 32 young New Zealand sailors aged between 16-20yrs have been split into 16 crews will compete in Flying Phantom catamarans. The 18ft Flying Phantom can foil in light winds of just seven knots which are enough to lift the ...

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St. Maarten Heineken Regatta 2016

2016 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - Ready for lift off!

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta 2016 – The Sint Maarten Yacht Club is buzzing with life as competitors arrive for the 36th edition of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta. Registration opens today, with an estimated 2000 sailors from 32 different countries participating and many thousand more visitors arriving in St. Maarten for the legendary party atmosphere. World Class sailors and passionate Corinthian ...

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World Match Racing Tour

World Match Racing Tour - Fremantle welcomes Match Racers

A lively crowd was on hand to welcome visiting internationals to Fremantle for the first round of the 2016 World Match Racing Tour. The field includes world number one, UK champion Ian Williams and Taylor Canfield of the US Virgin Islands. There is plenty of Australian interest in the event too, with local Keith Swinton and his Black Swan team ...

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RC44 Bermuda Cup

RC44 Bermuda Cup – Eight teams ready to compete tomorrow

RC44 Bermuda Cup – 10 years on since the RC44’s first season, it is appropriate that the first regatta in 2016 for the Russell Coutts-conceived one design monohulls should take place in Bermuda, where the Kiwi yacht racing legend is masterminding next year’s 35th America’s Cup. Eight teams are competing in the RC44 Bermuda Cup, which starts tomorrow, Wednesday 2nd ...

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RC44 Season in Bermuda

RC44 Season Begins This Week in Bermuda

The first regatta in 2016 for the Russell Coutts-conceived one design class is the RC44 Bermuda Cup on March 2-6. Beginning with one day of match racing, the class’ unique Match Racing Championship rolls from event to event throughout the season. The regatta then continues with four days of fleet racing on Bermuda’s Great Sound. Among the eight teams on ...

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ORC SuperYacht Rule Now Available

Updated ORC SuperYacht Rule Now Available

The Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) and the SuperYacht Racing Association (SYRA) have announced that the 2016 version of the ORC SuperYacht Rule (ORCsy), which among others will be applied at the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous, the St. Barths Bucket and the Superyacht Cup, is now available online. With boat types ranging from 300-ton giants to feather-light carbon rockets, ...

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Clipper Yacht Race – Qingdao Cup

Clipper Yacht Race – Qingdao Cup – Fleet endures difficult conditions

Clipper Yacht Race – Qingdao Cup – The fleet is enduring some difficult conditions with the wind increasing significantly, delivering speeds of up to 40 knots over the last 24 hours and short, sharp waves, making progress upwind very uncomfortable. Waves of three to four metres are creating a lot of slamming action on day three of The Sailing City ...

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Nespresso Int Match Racing Cup

Nespresso Int Match Racing Cup - Tight ANZAC Final in shortened series

20-year-old George Anyon representing the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron’s Youth Training Programme, with his team of Logan Andresen, Josh Wijohn and Patrick Haybittle have won the Nespresso Youth International Match Racing Cup. Anyon defeated Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Murray Jones 2-1 in the first to two series. The Race Committee had to cut racing short today after no ...

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