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Daily Archives: 11/04/2017

Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race 2017

Open record holder Wild Oats XI - 2016 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race © Andrea Francolini/CYCA

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) is pleased to announce online entry is open and the Notice of Race available for the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, which starts at 1300 hours on Saturday 29 July, 2017. Last year’s fleet of 75 was led by the open race record holder, Wild Oats XI, the Oatley family’s super ...

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Groupama Team France ~ America’s Cup

Le Class AC Groupama Team France aux Bermudes en Avril 6, 2017 © Eloi Stichelbaut

Groupama Team France lost a sailor overboard during practice sailing in Bermuda yesterday. The incident occurred as the crew were in the process of a foiling gybe and one of the afterguard ran across the AC50 to the new side. Unfortunately he was unable to stop himself at the end of the crossing exercise and kept running straight into the ...

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Hobart Combined Clubs Long Race

The Mumm 30 Cleopatra won the AMS category of Group A. - Hobart Combined Clubs Long race series © Peter Campbell

Hobart Combined Clubs Long race series – Senior Hobart yachtsman Don Calvert, now in his early 80s, yesterday added another pennant to a long and successful local and international career with his Castro 40, Intrigue. Intrigue won the IRC rating category of the 30 nautical mile Betsey Island race, the last race of the Combined Clubs Long Race Series, to ...

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Les Voiles de St. Barth

2017 Les Voiles de St. Barth © Jouany Christophe

The energy is high in the Port of Gustavia and its docks bustling as Les Voiles de St. Barth sailors put the finishing touches and updates on their respective race yachts in preparation for the first day of racing, which starts tomorrow, April 11. The regatta, which runs through Saturday, April 15, attracts international attention in the sport of sailing, ...

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Sir Robin Knox-Johnston on the Clipper Race’s Seattle visit

RKJ winching. Sir Robin Knox-Johnston to compete in Round Britain and Ireland Race © onEdition http://www.onEdition.com

Offshore racing is easily one of sailing’s most seductive sirens, but learning to be a safe and responsible offshore sailor isn’t something that one can learn in a casual afternoon of instruction, nor something that one can pick up on a couple milk-run deliveries from Port A to Port B. Instead, it’s something that requires thousands of miles of real-world ...

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Finish Sail Port Stephens

The Balance had their best day of the event. - Sail Port Stephens © Nic Douglass / www.AdventuresofaSailorGirl.com

The final day of the tenth edition of Sail Port Stephens was just glamorous. Sunshine, a building sea breeze all day, and fantastic racing combined to make one of those day that organisers and competitors wish for. I managed to capture the three starts for division 1 and 2 in the IRC NSW State Championship, as well as the Pantaenius ...

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