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Daily Archives: 15/05/2017

Beneteau Pittwater Cup

Foredeckie gets the spinnaker all hooked up. - 2017 Beneteau Pittwater Cup © John Curnow

There was more than enough going on at the 2017 Beneteau Pittwater Cup to keep the mind whirring. A large, 26-boat fleet for the 16th running of the regatta meant there were loads of participants appearing from 0900hrs at the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club. For some it was their first time, and whether they were owner or crew, they ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race

Day 4 – Don Macpherson's Swan 90, Freya (CA, USA) is skippered by Captain Josh Carter from Bermuda - Antigua Bermuda Race © Ted Martin / Antigua Bermuda Race

Line honours winners for multihull and monohull are expected to finish the Antigua Bermuda Race tomorrow, Tuesday 16 May 2017. At 1000 ADT on the fourth day of the race, the US Merchant Marine Academy’s Volvo 70, Warrior, skippered by Stephen Murray was 305 nautical miles from the finish in Bermuda, hitting a top speed of close to 20 knots. ...

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Rolex TP52 World Championship

Azzurra at the start of the Rolex TP52 World Championship © Martina Orsini

Flying the colors of the YCCS, Azzurra starts off the Rolex TP52 World Championship, the third event of 52 Super Series, leading in the circuit’s provisional results. Only a few hours are left before the start of the Rolex TP52 World Championship at Scarlino in the Tuscan Maremma. Due to conclude on Saturday, May 20th, the event scores both in ...

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America’s Cup

Pirelli has signed on with Emirates Team New Zealand Hamish Hooper/Emirates Team NZ http://www.etnzblog.com

Pirelli has got onboard Emirates Team New Zealand completing the team’s shortlist of highly committed brands for the 35th America’s Cup. Pirelli, one of the world’s largest tyre manufactures, has announced its partnership with the team confirms once again to be at the forefront of international sports events. “For Emirates Team New Zealand is definitely a plus to have Pirelli ...

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Royal Southern Yacht Club’s Summer Series

In the Mixed Sportsboats class SB20s took the top two spots - Royal Southern YC May Regatta 2017 © Paul Wyeth

Sunshine and a solid breeze launched the opening event of the Royal Southern Yacht Club’s Summer Series – the North Sails May Regatta – in fine style. The 81 crews competing, the highest entry in several years, enjoyed racing on tight courses in brisk conditions. Early cloud and rain on Saturday gave way to sun and 10 to 20-plus knots ...

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Rolex Capri Sailing Week

Rolex Capri Sailing Week - More action-shots by Studio Borlenghi

Rolex Capri Sailing Week – More action-shots by Studio Borlenghi by Studio Borlenghi

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