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Daily Archives: 11/07/2017

Raceweek Cape Panwa Phuket

Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek is nearly here with one week to registration day Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek

Entries continue to be received for the 14th Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek which will take place 19 – 23 July off Phuket’s east coast. The four-day four-party format has proven popular with sailors from around the globe as the fleet is expected to reach approximately 40 boats come race day, with sailors from more than 25 countries taking part. ...

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MaseratiMulti70 finishes the Transpac Race

MaseratiMulti70 finishes the Transpac Race in Honolulu in third place © Tiziano Canu

Giovanni Soldini’s MaseratiMulti70 crossed the Transpac Finish finish line off Honolulu under a full moon at 11.18 and 55 seconds Italian time today, July 11 (23.18 and 55 seconds, on July 10 in Hawaii). Wind conditions during the 2,225-miles long race were in the 13 – 21 knot range – excellent for fast multihull sailing. Soldini’s men made good use ...

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Final day ~ Foiling Week Garda

Final day – Foiling Week Garda © Martina Orsini / TFW

The local ‘Peler’ Garda breeze filled in early in the morning on the final day of Foiling Week to bring the class racing to a fitting finale. The northerly breeze lasted until mid day before fading, the southerly ‘Ora’ never able to materialise. The Moths were the largest class racing with 42 boats from 13 nations, all getting valuable practice ...

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470 World Champs

Belcher & Ryan - Day 1 - 470 World Championships 2017 Nikos Alevromytis http://www.470.org

Oft recited at sailing regattas is the mantra; ‘You can’t win on the first day but you sure can lose’, so a little nervousness on day one of every regatta. Today was no different for the sailors from 32 countries, 59 women’s crew and 72 men’s crew racing at the 2017 470 Worlds on the Bay of Thessaloniki, abeam of ...

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Transpac Race

Mighty Merloe crosses the finish line to be first home and set a new record in the 2017 Transpac © Sharon Green / Ultimate Sailing

HL Enloe and the crew of the ORMA 60 trimaran Mighty Merloe, became the first to finish in the 2017 Transpac Race, and new holders of the multihull Transpac Race record elapsed time. Mighty Merloe has been racing just about every west coast offshore event for the last few years, often with no multihull competition to measure themselves against. Getting ...

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Tour de France à la Voile

Tour de France à la Voile © Jean-Marie Liot / ASO

The young guns on Lorina Mojito-Golfe du Morbihan, average age 20, showed the 40th Tour de France à la Voile crews the way around a challenging, breezy coastal race of more than 30 miles, to take their first big win as Act 2 of the nine stage opened in Fécamp, just to the east of Le Havre. The trio, already ...

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