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Daily Archives: 10/05/2017

Rolex TP52 World Championship

Tony Langley’s new Gladiator is all set to be ready to challenge for the Rolex TP52 World Championship 52 Super Series

After being damaged on the first day of the 52 SUPER SERIES Miami Royal Cup, whilst competing in only her second race in the colours of British businessman Tony Langley – thumped in a spectacular t-bone collision – Gladiator has won a race against time, and today arrived fully repaired in Scarlino Italy. The crash and subsequent damage went viral, ...

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America’s Cup ETNZ’s new trick

Iain Percy, Skipper Artemis Racing - during Practice Session, May 2017 Sander van der Borch / Artemis Racing

The America’s Cup teams were out in force on the Great Sound in Bermuda, testing in lighter weather. One of the interesting aspects of this video is Emirates Team New Zealand’s ability to do ‘fishtail’ tacks and gybes. The move was seen in Auckland, and involves performing multiple, back to back gybes/tacks, while remaining foil borne throughout. The move should ...

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Trust Round Britain

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Round Britain 2017 voyage yacht, Moonspray. Tom Roberts

Established 14 years ago, the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust now works with every principle treatment centre and a growing number of designated units across the UK, taking young people aged between eight and 24 on sailing trips to help them rebuild their confidence after cancer treatment and re-engage with education, employment and society. Recovering from the long-term impact of serious ...

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470 European Championship

Mathew Belcher/Will Ryan (AUS-11) and Diogo Costa/Pedro Costa (POR-21) - 470 European Championship 2017 © Y.C.M.

Racing wrapped up on Day 2 at the 470 European Championship in Monaco with all scheduled races completed. Carl-Fredrik Fock/Marcus Dackhammar (SWE) take over as new series leaders in the 470 Men and Portugal’s Mafalda Pires Lima/Mariana Lobato retain their lead in the 470 Women. It could have been a tense day waiting to see if the breeze would to ...

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America’s Cup

Oracle Team USA - 2017 America's Cup Sam Greenfield/Oracle Team USA http://www.oracleteamusa.com

Spithill: It’s massive to have that home support from the people here in Bermuda. 9th May is the next milestone in the countdown to the 35th America’s Cup as it marks just 17 days to go until the start of the greatest race on water in Bermuda. Why is 17 significant? The answer to that is simple. 17 is the ...

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