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Monthly Archives: July 2016

World Match Racing Tour

World Match Racing Tour - Dackhammar nails the top spot in Sopot

World Match Racing Tour 2016 – Energa Sopot Match Race claimed a worthy winner today in Nicklas Dackhammar and his Essiq Racing team. The talented young Swede and his crew muscled their way through the three day regatta on Poland’s Bay of Gdansk with his only loss coming at the hands of Eric Monnin. With time running out at the ...

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CYCA Land Rover Gold Coast Race

CYCA Land Rover Gold Coast Race - Scallywag retires after ram explodes

David Witt, the skipper of Seng Huang Lee’s Scallywag, reported this morning the super maxi had retired from the 2016 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race after a keel ram exploded on the super maxi as they were sailing near Smoky Cape shortly after 9am. All crew members are safe and well. “Such a pity, we were right alongside ...

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Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup

Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - French victorious on 10th anniversary

Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup 2016 – After a sensational week of racing, that included eight inshores, one 24 hour overnight offshore race and a round the Isle of Wight race held in 20-25 knots and brilliant sunshine, one race was held but ultimately abandoned on the final day of the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup, the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s biennial ...

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NZ Millennium Cup 2017

New Zealand Millennium Cup

Millennium Cup- Largest fleet this century expected for 2017 regatta A torrent of early entries to the NZ Millennium Cup 2017 signal the largest fleet may race since the turn of the century Six months out from the commencement of the NZ Millennium Cup 2017 (24 – 27 January) and momentum is building faster than recent years with a series ...

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Extreme Sailing Series 2016

2016 Extreme Sailing Series™

SAP Extreme Sailing Team and Alinghi apply the pressure in Hamburg Extreme Sailing Series™ 2016 – A sunny day on the River Elbe coupled with a lively breeze saw SAP Extreme Sailing Team and Alinghi challenge Oman Air for honours on the second day of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Hamburg, but it’s Morgan Larson’s dominant Omani team who go ...

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Comanche Atlantic Record

Jim Clark and Kristy Hinze-Clark’s supermaxi, Comanche designed by Verdier Design/VPLP has set a new, provisional world record across the Atlantic for a monohull, manually powered sailing vessel of 5 days, 14 hours, 21 minutes 25 seconds. In this high-definition video we show the supermaxi, who also holds the record for the longest distance sailed by a monohull in 24 ...

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Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup

Close fight around Wight on Day 6 of Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup

20-25 knot winds and glorious sunshine made for one of the most memorable races around the Isle of Wight on record for the penultimate day of the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup. With a win for Eric de Turkheim’s A13, Teasing Machine (despite destroying a kite), and a second for Daniel Andrieu’s Sun Fast 3200, Cifraline 4, France Blue have leapt ...

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52 Super Series – Puerto Portals Week

52 Super Series – Puerto Portals Week – Quantum Racing takes the prize

While Quantum Racing wrapped up their third regatta title of the 52 Super Series season with a race to spare on the Bay of Palma, winning 2016 Puerto Portals Sailing Week, Vladimir Liubomirov’s Bronenosec completed a notable comeback after a disappointing ninth at the Audi Settimana delle Bocche. A nailbiting finish to the final race when they pipped Provezza on ...

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Edgartown Race Week

Edgartown Race Week

This is the third leg of the east coast IRC summer series. Four races were held today, in nine – twelve knots from the southwest for the IRC fleet. The three TP52’s had hard fought battles as usual. Onboard Phoenix, we had four good starts. The left looked good in the first half of the day but as he windward ...

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Conch Republic Cup

Conch Republic Cup - More than just a race to Cuba

When diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba were restored in 2015, the Conch Republic Cup was resurrected after a forced 13-year hiatus. From Tuesday, January 24 through Friday, February 3, 2017 the storied event, also known as Key West Cuba Race Week, is scheduled for its ninth edition, or if counting backward, its second consecutive running since U.S travel ...

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