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Daily Archives: 09/04/2017

Melges 24 U.S. National Championship 2017

Second day of the 2017 Melges 24 U.S. National Championship in Charleston © JOY / USM24CA

Wow, what a difference a day can make. This was the theme of Day Two (April 8) of the 2017 U.S. Melges 24 National Championship hosted by the Charleston Yacht Club (ChYC). More sunshine, cool temps, and a lot less breeze settled the fleet in well for round two of Melges 24 racing. Three races were conducted with six-time Melges ...

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Les Voiles de Saint Barth

Lloyd Thorburg's "Fomo" out for a practice before Les Voiles de Saint Barth © Team FOMO

Lloyd Thornburg has come back to Les Voiles de Saint Barth for the first time with a monohull for 2017. This year he has chosen to compete on a 40ft Shaun Carkeek design. This will be the second event for him on this boat, he previously raced it from St Petersburg in Florida to Havana Cuba, winning the historic race. ...

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Virtual Sailing World

Virtual Sailing World

Today SailX is delighted to announce the Virtual Sailing World Championship 2017. This Championship will start on Monday 17th April and conclude five weeks later on Sunday 14th May with a Grand Final – a single regatta between the Top-30. Winner-takes-all. Entry is fully-open and free and importantly, scoring ramps up as the competition progresses, giving new players plenty of ...

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Oracle Team USA capsize AC50 ~ video

America's Cup - Oracle Team USA capsize AC50

Oracle Team USA capsized its new America’s Cup Class boat during training on Bermuda’s Great Sound on Saturday. No crew members were injured and early indications are that damage to the boat is limited. In the video of the incident from MyislandhomeBDA, the AC50 is straightlining at the time in moderate winds, but surprisingly is not foiling. The leeward bow ...

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110 teams soak up stunning Sail Port Stephens

The majesty of colour - Sail Port Stephens © Nic Douglass / www.AdventuresofaSailorGirl.com

From the Pantaenius Performance Cruising and Racing divisions and their picturesque passage race, to over twenty Sports Boats taking part in their National Championship alongside the Seabreeze Super 12 State Championship inside, and the Garmin IRC NSW State Championship offshore, there was SO much going on for the second part of Sail Port Stephens yesterday! I managed to get to ...

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