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Daily Archives: 19/04/2017

GC32 Racing Tour

Armin Strom Sailing Team on a charge in Riva del Garda last year – GC32 Racing Tour © Loris von Siebenthal /www.lorisvonsiebenthal.com

Engines already revving in anticipation of GC32 Racing Tour Engines are already revving in anticipation of the 2017 GC32 Racing Tour, which starts on 11th-14th May with the GC32 Riva Cup. For its fourth season, the GC32 Racing Tour will once again be visiting top venues in Italy, Spain and France with the aim of offering competitors ‘the best foiling ...

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J/111 Worlds at St. Francis Yacht Club

Spaceman Spiff second in J/111 Worlds in Newport, RI Stuart Johnstone

What happens when some of the world’s best keelboat sailors climb aboard high-performance One Design boats on a famously windy racecourse for a world-class regatta? In the case of the J/111 Worlds, the result will involve tightly contested starting lines, high-drama mark roundings and ample bow spray. Since launching in August of 2010, the J/111 class has enjoyed steady, sustainable ...

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America’s Cup

Emirates Team NZ in San Francisco - the cavitation "sound barrier" for the AC72's is the same as for the AC50 - around 50kt of boat speed.s © Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

A couple of years ago it was hard even to imagine having a potential race boat. It has been a tough journey, but an interesting one,’ said Emirates Team New Zealand skipper, Glenn Ashby, as the team prepares for their first sail in Bermuda. ‘Now we have last part of the journey to experience over the next few months.’ ‘We ...

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