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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Phuket King’s Cup 2016

2016 Phuket King’s Cup - 30th anniversary edition

The Phuket King’s Cup Regatta will again put on a spectacular display of the finest sailing talent from around the world, competing on the Andaman Sea to win the greatest sailing trophy in all of Asia from 3-10 December 2016. This 30th Anniversary year is a culmination of the hard work, dedication, passion and heritage which have been hallmarks of ...

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Extreme Sailing Series

Extreme Sailing Series – Alinghi launches an assault on Red Bull Team

Extreme Sailing Series™ heavyweights Alinghi launched an assault on Act 6 leaders Red Bull Sailing Team on the waters of Madeira today as the regatta reached its halfway mark. Arnaud Psarofaghis’ Swiss crew on Alinghi exchanged blows with Roman Hagara’s Austrian-flagged Red Bull Sailing Team as both outfits made their bids to top the Act 6 table going into the ...

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Rolex Big Boat Serie

Rolex Big Boat Series puts fitting end on U.S. calendar

Rolex Big Boat Series puts fitting end on U.S. calendar The Rolex Big Boat Series concluded the 2016 Rolex Yachting calendar in the U.S. in fine style. The record fleet of 127 entrants brought an abundance of energy and vibrancy that shined through on windy San Francisco Bay and at the lively social gatherings. Two classes, the J/70 (36 entries) ...

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Southern Spars en route to Monaco

Southern Spars en route to Monaco – Stand QSE2

The Southern Spars sales team are ramping up to hit the 2016 Monaco Yacht Show, ready for some hot days, lots of meetings and plenty of walking. It’s been another big year for the New Zealand based company, giving us lots of exciting things to talk about like our two big projects Adix and Aquijo. Adix, the three-masted 65-metre Dykstra ...

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America’s Cup World Series – Toulon

America's Cup - Ken Read reflects on the recent World Series - Toulon

North Sails President, Ken Read, doubles as a live commentator for the official TV feed from the America’s Cup World Series. Here are his thoughts, from his blog on the North Sails website on the recently completed round of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Toulon, France. Read also looks ahead to the final round of the America’s ...

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GC32 Racing Tour

Diego Stefani joins Armin Strom for the 4th event in GC32 Racing Tour

Diego Stefani joins Armin Strom for the 4th event in GC32 Racing Tour As Armin Strom Sailing Team prepares for the fourth event in this year’s GC32 Racing Tour, skipper Flavio Marazzi has announced the crew line up will include the highly-respected and talented Uruguayan sailor, Diego Stefani. Diego has been associated with the Armin Strom Sailing Team since 2013 ...

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Bart’s Bash

Bart's Bash – A resounding success

Bart’s Bash 2016, the mass participation and fundraising sailing event held last weekend (17-18 September) in aid of the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation (ASSF), has been voted a resounding success by organisers and participants alike, especially in terms of expanding the interest in disabled sailing and extending this unique event’s reach around the world. In relation to the fundraising, the ...

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EFG Sailing Arabia

EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2017 opens up dynamic new opportunities

Changes to EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2017 are set to broaden this unique annual race’s appeal with the announcement of a new route and the launch of attractive ‘rock up and race’ campaign packages. Five offshore legs, starting in Oman’s capital Muscat and finishing 763 miles later in Dubai, combined with three in-port showdowns in Oman, Doha and ...

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WMRT West Coast Cup

Long wait for great conditions at WMRT West Coast Cup

The water off the Swedish west coast was as smooth as a ballroom floor this morning. This meant a long wait for the breeze to fill in from the north before the teams could head out on the racecourse for the first day of the WMRT West Coast Cup. But once the wind filled in it brought perfect conditions for ...

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video ~ Rolex Big Boat Series

Rolex Big Boat Series - Images and video from Day 4 in San Francisco

Rolex Big Boat Series – Images and video from Day 4 in San Francisco by John Navas

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