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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Red Bull Youth AC

Red Bull Youth America's Cup 2017 Loris von Siebenthal http://www.myimage.ch

Switzerland’s Team Tilt, led by Sebastien Schneiter, ended the opening day of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup finals (a youth version of the main event reserved for 18-24 year olds) in second place overall with one day left to go. The young team performed well in challenging conditions. The Team Tilt crew were fresh from a well-deserved three-day break ...

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Audi Sailing Week ~ 52 Super Series

Azzurra back in home waters for Audi Sailing Week - 52 Super Series © Max Ranchi / Azzurra

Azzurra is back in her Costa Smeralda home waters for the Audi Sailing Week, the fourth event in the 2017 52 Super Series that will be held from June 21st to 25th. The boat that is the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda’s sporting symbol is ready to begin the Audi Sailing Week, fourth event in the 2017 52 Super Series that ...

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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2017

The multihull fleet at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week has expanded rapidly in recent years. Andrea Francolini http://www.afrancolini.com/

A large cruising catamaran from South Australia has already made its mark on Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2017 by becoming the 150th entry for the popular August series. Named Scamper and owned by Adrian Lawrie, the 15.2 metre long Schionning design is one of 24 multihulls already entered for the regatta, scheduled for August 19 to 26. Much to ...

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Final race images America’s Cup J-Class Regatta

Final race – America's Cup J-Class Regatta © Ingrid Abery http://www.ingridabery.com

Photographer Ingrid Abery provided this gallery of images from final day race at America’s Cup J-Class Regatta America’s Cup J-Class Regatta – Final race images by Ingrid Abery by Ingrid Abery

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Women’s Match Racing World Championship

2017 Women’s Match Racing World Championship

The battle for the final spots in the quarterfinals came down to the last flight at the 2017 Women’s Match Racing World Championship in Helsinki, Finland. Eight of the top teams in the world will move on to the second stage and keep their dreams of a World Championship title alive while six teams had their hopes defeated. Lucy Macgregor ...

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Clipper Round The World Ocean Race

Greenings International to debut in Clipper Round The World Ocean Race Clipper Ventures

The team, which will be known as Greenings will be one of twelve 70ft branded racing yachts which will take to the start line on Sunday, 20 August, in Liverpool, to compete in the 40,000-nautical mile Clipper Race, the biggest round the world ocean race on the planet and the only event of its kind which trains everyday people to ...

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Kiel Week

The Danish Anna Livbjerg could situate herself at the top of the Europe fleet – Kiel Week © Kieler Woche / segel-bilder.de

The coordination between the Kiel Week race organizers and the weather expert Dr. Meeno Schrader is working well. The meteorologist with a diploma had already recommended on Sunday evening to postpone the starts on Monday, the organizers did follow his advice and this was dead right. The sailors did have an easy stat on their third race day, and when ...

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Final La Solitaire URGO le Figaro

Final grande départ for La Solitaire URGO le Figaro fleet © Yvan Zedda http://www.zedda.com.

After a long wait for the wind to settle in the bay of the Forest in Concarneau, France, the 43 competitors of La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro crossed the start of the final stage of this the 48th edition. At 15:07 this afternoon, over an hour later than the intended start time, due to light breeze and a general recall ...

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52 Super Series

Bronenosec make vital personnel changes ahead of Porto Cervo – 52 Super Series Audi Sailing Week 52 Super Series

Crowned first time world champions after winning the third event of the 52 Super Series in Scarlino, Tuscany last month, Harm Müller-Spreer’s Platoon team are the form team of the six-regatta season so far. Second in Key West in January, runners up again in Miami in March and then world championship victors in June in the first of two Italian ...

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Argentario Sailing Week and Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge

Day 4 – Linnett Rounds – Argentario Sailing Week and Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge © Pierpaolo Lanfrancotti / Marine Partners

Fourth and final day of racing at Argentario Sailing Week with tricky wind conditions for the tacticians on board the 46 classic yachts in Porto Santo Stefano, Tuscany. At the start, a ten knot breeze from the north east that in the course of the race was replaced by the typical Maremma thermal breeze from the west-north-west. With the fleet ...

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