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Daily Archives: 18/04/2017

Queensland A Class Catamaran Championships

A class catamaran fleet action at Humpybong Yacht Club - Queensland A Class Catamaran Championships Humpybong Yacht Club

Australia’s fastest sailors gather in Brisbane from May 5-7 for the Queensland championships of the high performance A class catamarans. The A class remains the fastest single handed small catamaran in the world. Humpybong Yacht Club president David Begley said the championships which were postponed to May because of ex Cyclone Debbie, were a key component to the Australian national ...

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RS800 Magic Marine Grand Prix

Luke and Emma McEwen – Round 2 – RS800 Magic Marine Grand Prix © Tim Olin

Round two of the 2017 RS800 Magic Marine Grand Prix series took place under clear blue skies at Stokes Bay Sailing Club over the weekend of 8-9 April. Being the location for the National Championships later in the year (21st to 24th September), this was a great opportunity for the teams to familiarise themselves with these fickle waters. Three races ...

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Les Voiles de St. Barth

Les Voiles de St. Barth © Les Voiles de St. Barth / Michael Gramm

FINAL DAY OF RACING Stakes are High Going into Final Day of Racing Lighter breeze resulted in a shakeup in the rankings today at Les Voiles de St. Barth, with many new teams taking the win in their class for the first time this week. The regatta’s 65-boat fleet started the race off the port of Gustavia and headed up ...

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Spi Ouest France 2017

Spi Ouest France 2017 Marc Ollivier / Ouest France

409 boats (49 more than in 2016!) enjoyed four days of glorious racing on Quiberon Bay over Easter in France’s largest sailing regatta, Spi Ouest France, organised by the Societe Nautique de la Trinite sur Mer. Bright sunshine and winds between 6 and 18 knots provided perfect conditions. The growth in participation was driven in part by the new Multi ...

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