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Daily Archives: 17/04/2017

RORC Easter Challenge

Sir Keith Mills' invincible FAST40+ Invictus. © Paul Wyeth / pwpictures.com http://www.pwpictures.com

Sailors at the RORC Easter Challenge left Cowes this Easter Sunday sunburned, full of chocolate and brimming with freshly acquired wisdom about their sport. Across the 50 boat fleet competing at the RORC’s three day long domestic season opener, that doubles as its annual training regatta, it was close across most classes, but none more so than IRC One. In ...

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Coconut Grove Cup

Coconut Grove Cup 2017 © World Match Racing Tour . http://www.wmrt.com

In a day filled with leaderboard upsets, the event winner was decided rounding the final mark in the final race of the regatta. Australia’s Evan Walker and his Team KA Match struck lucky on the last beat to win the final cross and pop a wheelie on the finish line to take the win in style. Coming in to this ...

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Manly 16ft Club ‘Crew Swap’

Manly 16ft Skiff Club annual Crew Swap Day - April 2017 © Michael Chittenden

Manly youth Sailors, Kids, Girlfriends, Wives, Fathers, and Mothers, you name them, they were out in Manly Cove last Saturday for the annual Manly 16ft Skiff Club “Crew Swap”. At the end of the season the 16 and 13ft Skiff fleet invites anyone who’s keen to jump onboard and experience the joy of sailing a skiff. Racing was fast and ...

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Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race

Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race © Shoebox Images

The mix of a fast finishing race combined with the revived Yachties Party resulted in a full Yacht Club when the winner of the 69th Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race was announced as President of Australian Sailing Matt Allen and his Ichi Ban crew. Black Jack took second spot just missing out on historic title of being the only yacht ...

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Tour de France à la Voile

40th Tour de France à la Voile ! When Bernard Decré created the Tour de France à la Voile in 1978, the fleet navigated along the Canal du Midi to join the Mediterranean. French sailing legends like Eric Tabarly, Michel Desjoyeaux, Jean-Pierre Dick, and more recently Franck Cammas, François Gabart, Armel Le Cléac’h and Loïck Peyron have all played a ...

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