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Daily Archives: 03/04/2017

10th Sail Port Stephens Regatta

Kayimai – division 1 - Sail Port Stephens Regatta © Sail Port Stephens

A huge fleet enjoyed a cracking start to the 10th anniversary Sail Port Stephens sailed on Nelson Bay in warm 15-20 knot SSE winds. Pantaenius Commodore’s Cup race one was a 15 nautical miler on a course better known as ‘the pub to pub’ race as it meanders close to a number of waterfront establishments. The 60-plus fleet started cleanly ...

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Shirley Freeman Lady Skippers’ Race

Lynne Wilton from RMYS skippering Christine, just after the start - Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series © Alex McKinnon http://www.alexmckinnonphotography.com

Alex McKinnon braved a cool Port Phillip for the fourth and penultimate round of the Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series. The Shirley Freeman Lady Skippers Race is hosted by Hobsons Bay Yacht Club and was held on Sunday. It honours the late stalwart of the club who was one of the first women on the Bay to grab the boat ...

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Day 3 BVI Spring Regatta

Winning CSA Jib & Main - Jeremi Jablonski's Hanse 43, Avanti from Wilton CT (USA) © BVISR / www.ingridabery.com

Competitors in the 46th edition of the BVI Spring Regatta were only too happy to call it quits after one final race on Sunday when extremely light air made for very shifty and challenging conditions. Little breeze translated to a very hot day so a swim and a cold beer was the perfect race substitute for most of the 86-strong ...

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Congressional Cup

2-4-2017, World Match Racing Tour - 53rd Congressional Cup © World Match Racing Tour . http://www.wmrt.com

In a series of matches that were as mercurial as the weather, Ian Williams (GBR) and his team GAC Pindar triumphed in the 53rd Congressional Cup, beating Johnie Berntsson (SWE) in a fifth and final winner-take-all match. Not since 2012 has Ian Williams (GRB) donned the coveted Crimson Blazer, the honor bestowed to the top names in sailing since 1965. ...

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