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Daily Archives: 01/08/2017

Airlie Beach Race Week

SAILING - Airlie Beach Race Week 2016, 14/8/2016 Airlie Beach, Queensland © Andrea Francolini / ABRW

Airlie Beach Race Week entries close Thursday Entries for Airlie Beach Race Week Festival of Sailing close at 2400hrs on Thursday August 3, so Whitsunday Sailing Club organisers urge prospective competitors to go online and enter now rather than miss out. Among those yachties who have already planned their northern circuit, entries have come from the likes of Tasmania’s Alive, ...

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Lendy Cowes Week

Xantz finished 7th on Day 3 of racing at Lendy Cowes Week © Paul Wyeth / CWL

Day three of Lendy Cowes Week delivered yet more racing in blazing sun and a perfect south westerly breeze of 12-16 knots that gradually built to a peak of 20 knots by the end of the afternoon. It was a day of intensely close racing for many competitors, with numerous podium places decided by only a handful of seconds after ...

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Dr Irena Eris ORC European Championship

Hard-fought racing in Class B – Dr Irena Eris ORC European Championship © Robert Hajduk

Near-perfect conditions yesterday provided a fantastic ending to four days of competition at the Dr Irena Eris ORC European Championship Gdansk 2017. Two hard-fought final races determined the new 2017 European ORC champions in each of three classes, and while ultimately the winners were yesterday’s series leaders in each, they had to fight to the end to keep themselves at ...

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M32 Series

GAC Pindar - M32 Series 2017 M32 Series

After sitting in podium positions throughout this regatta following a hat-trick of wins on day one the British team GAC Pindar, skippered by Ian Williams, punched the top spot on the third and final day when it counted. 2016 defending champions of the M32 Series Scandinavia showed their potential throughout this regatta as they executed manoeuvres effortlessly and cruised to ...

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