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Daily Archives: 10/08/2017

Rolex Invitational Cup

Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup © Rolex/Daniel Forster http://www.regattanews.com

Historically, two of the best indicators of success in the biennial Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup are a strong track record in the tricky Swan 42 race boat and prior experience racing in the regatta. The boat is a challenge to sail well—especially with the provided all-purpose sails and standardized rig tune—and the event itself is unique in ...

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Volvo Noble Marine RS400

Volvo Noble Marine RS400 National Championships © LPB Aerial Imagery

Paul and Mark Oakey – Defending champions. They go unexpectedly well in the breeze despite weighting about 18 stone! Jon Gorringe / Oli Wells – Never won it, could it be his year? Second in 2015 and European champ 2014. Veteran of the class with a super crew drafted in for the week. Jon Heissig / Nikki Griffin – Fresh ...

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Round Britain

Emily on the helm with Skipper Catch © Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Launched by the history-making yachtswoman in 2003, the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust is a national charity that rebuilds confidence after cancer and uses sailing to support, empower and inspire young people aged 8-24 in embracing their future with optimism. Between May and September, over 100 young people who have all sailed with the Trust following cancer treatment, are taking part ...

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