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Daily Archives: 06/07/2017

J/70 UK National Championship

Adrenalin pumping action is expected for the J/70 UK National Championship © Paul Wyeth

The J/70 UK National Championship, hosted by the Royal Yacht Squadron, will be held this weekend in the Solent. With over 1300 J/70s worldwide, and 146 teams entered for the forthcoming J/70 World Championship, this planing high performance sportsboat is the fastest growing sailing class in the world. Adrenalin pumping action is expected for the J/70 UK Nationals with 25 ...

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Auld Mug’s return to NZ ~ America’s Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand arrives at Auckland Airport © ETNZ/Carlo Borlenghi

Top sailing photographer, Carlo Borlenghi, travelled to Dubai with America’s Cup Champions Emirates Team New Zealand and then onto Auckland to capture these images of the Auld Mug’s return to New Zealand. Two new videos from Jason Smith from the final week of the 35th America’s Cup and shot at the America’s Cup Village and Emirates Team New Zealand’s base. ...

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Extreme Sailing Series

Act 3, Extreme Sailing Series Madeira Islands - Day 3 - The Cascais based charity partnered with the ultimate Stadium Racing championship for the Portuguese Act, in a joint effort to highlight the campaign to save our oceans. © Lloyd Images http://lloydimagesgallery.photoshelter.com/

Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 3, Madeira Islands has been awarded Clean Regatta Gold Level certification by Sailors for the Sea. The Cascais based charity partnered with the ultimate Stadium Racing championship for the Portuguese Act, in a joint effort to highlight the campaign to save our oceans. By implementing some important changes to the set-up of the event, as well as ...

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Tour de France à la Voile

Oman Sail team ready for the challenge of Tour de France à la Voile © Lloyd Images http://lloydimagesgallery.photoshelter.com/

It is one of the European sailing season’s highest profile and most demanding events, and the Oman Sail Diam 24 team are eager for the start of the Tour de France à la Voile. Now in its 40th year, the month long French classic starts on Friday and will take the 31 crews of the high-performance trimarans through a challenging ...

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GKSS Match Cup Sweden

July 2017. GKSS Match Cup Sweden, Marstrand, Sweden. © Ian Roman

Qualifying at GKSS Match Cup Sweden concluded in magnificent conditions on Marstrand Arena today with northwesterly winds gradually building to 15 knots by mid-afternoon. With the teams divided into three groups of six teams, all sailed five races and the stand-out performer was Ian Williams’ Team GAC Pindar. The British six time World Match Racing Tour champion scored consecutive bullets ...

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