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Daily Archives: 09/08/2017

World Match Racing Tour American stopover

World Match Racing Tour American stopover © Ian Roman / WMRT

The fifth championship level stop on the 2017 World Match Racing Tour will take place September 26th-October 1st on the Chicago lakeshore in front of Navy Pier. Chicago Match Race Center and Chicago Yacht Club return as co-hosts for the 2017 season stopover after organizing successful Tour events in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Chicago’s hosting of the Louis Vuitton Americas ...

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Extreme Sailing Hamburg

Extreme Sailing Series Barcelona – Day 3 – Team Extreme, skippered by British Olympian Stevie Morrison, will join the fleet as a wildcard entry for Act 5, Hamburg presented by Land Rover. © Lloyd Images http://lloydimagesgallery.photoshelter.com/

A second British-flagged squad has entered Act 5, as the Extreme Sailing Series™ returns to Hamburg’s River Elbe from tomorrow, presented by Land Rover. The wildcard entry, Team Extreme, will be skippered by British Olympian Stevie Morrison. The GC32 is a fantastic boat and the format of the racing is so unique and exclusive to the Extreme Sailing Series. It’s ...

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2017 WIM Series

Caroline Sylvan (SWE) led Trine Palludan (DEN) shortly after the start of their match, but in the end the order was reversed - 2017 WIM Series Dan Ljungsvik / LWM

The second stop of the 2017 WIM Series saw a dramatically different day from the blustery practice day yesterday. Very light and shifty winds led to postponements, long waiting and fewer matches than scheduled as Lysekil Women’s Match kicked off Tuesday with the first day of racing. Thanks to the new Fareast 28R boats, the sailors still came ashore with ...

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