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Monthly Archives: September 2016

B14 World Championship 2016

2016 B14 World Championship

The B14’s enjoyed champagne conditions at their 2016 World Championships hosted at Circolo Vela Torbole, Lake Garda. Many of the competitors took out action cameras on their skiffs to produce some unique footage showcasing the intense action from the sailor’s perspective. The Wrap Up video from the event illustrates the perfect sailing conditions with pristine sunshine, great breeze and intense ...

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Groupama Race

Groupama Race – The first Caledonians at Home

Ran Tan II, the New Zealand boat, crossed the finish line at 20h 29mn, 15 minutes before the Caledonian trimaran Jessica Rabbit. A beautiful performance for the kiwis on their Eliott 50. Their complete the Groupama Race in four days 10h and 24 min after nearly 300 NM of ‘Match Racing’ against local sailors. Tomorrow around 6:00 am, illuminations Keel ...

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First all-female Extreme Sailing Series™ in Lisbon

First all-female Extreme Sailing Series™ team to compete in Lisbon

The first all-female GC32 team, Thalassa Magenta Racing in partnership with the Magenta Project, will make its debut in the Extreme Sailing Series™ at the penultimate event of the year in Lisbon in just one week’s time. Nine world-class teams will go head-to-head as the Portuguese capital hosts the global Stadium Racing tour for the first time on 6-9 October. ...

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Australian Youth MR Championship

Australian Youth MR Championship

Sharp confirmed as sponsor of Australian Youth MR Championship As part of an exciting five year deal with the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA), Sharp Corporation of Australia will be the naming rights sponsor for the next three years of the Australian Youth Match Racing Championship, with a continuing sponsorship of other CYCA youth events in 2019 and 2020. ...

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Vendée Globe 2016

Sébastien Josse's lead up to the Vendée Globe

Sébastien Josse’s lead up to the Vendée Globe On 6th November, Sébastien Josse will start the Vendée Globe for the third time. In doing so, the skipper of the Mono60 Edmond de Rothschild is also setting sail on his fifth round the world in 14 years. As such, the sailor can rely on a vast amount of experience, bolstered by ...

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Auckland Water Boat Show

Auckland On the Water Boat Show opens full of the Joys of Spring

Despite the inclement weather that has been the New Zealand’s daily fare for too long, the Auckland On the Water Boat Show enjoyed a beautiful Spring day for its opening. Today was the first of the four-day show and is also the first time that the Show has been held in the school holidays. Certainly, the visitor flow seems to ...

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Groupama Race

Groupama Race – Between the north and Nouméa

Beau Geste arrived at 7:09am this morning, taking the third position on real-time, behind Vodafone and Scallywag. The crew was very pleased about his race. The owner and skipper, Karl Kwok, compared the luxury and unspoilt landscapes from the East coast to Polynesia and the West coast to Cebu island in Philippines. The crew was even more proud to be ...

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Les Voiles de St Tropez France

Les Voiles de St Tropez France

Photographer Ingrid Abery has provided this gallery of images from day two of Les Voiles de St Tropez France more info ……. lesvoilesdesaint-tropez.fr by Ingrid Abery

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Extreme Sailing Series

French-flagged sailing team to make Extreme Sailing Series debut

The French-flagged sailing team Norauto powered by Groupama Team France, will join the Extreme Sailing Series™ fleet at the penultimate event of the year in Lisbon – the first of two wildcard entries to be announced this week. Nine world-class teams and the fleet of hydro-foiling GC32s will make their debut in Portugal’s capital city from 6-9 October. As official ...

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Groupama Nouvelle-Caledonie Race

Groupama Nouvelle-Caledonie Race - Top Kiwi racer takes line honours

The New Zealand ORMA60 trimaran TeamVodafoneSailing/Frank Racing has taken line honours in the 650nm Groupama Nouvelle-Caledonie Race. She crossed the finish line at 10.33.12 on Tuesday morning, local time. Still racing are the monohulls, led by the supermaxi Scallywag, formerly Ragamuffin. The race got underway on Sunday at 10.00am with a fleet of 19 yachts starting in the Baie des ...

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