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Daily Archives: 12/09/2017

GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup

Mamma Aiuto! skippered by Japan’s Naofumi Kamei, winner in Copa del Rey MAPFRE – GC32 Racing Tour © Jesus Renedo / GC32 Racing Tour

GC32 Racing Tour crews competing at their penultimate event, the GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup in Calvi, are going to have to hold on to their hats of this week. Mistral winds and flat water in the protected Bay of Calvi are set to provide potentially record breaking conditions for the one design flying catamarans. This is the first major sailing ...

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Record Audi J/70 World Championship

Audi J/70 World Championship 2017. ©

171 teams representing 24 different countries, will be participating at the Audi J/70 World Championship, organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in collaboration with the Title Sponsor Audi and the Official Sailmaker Quantum Sails. This will be the fourth edition of the World Sailing recognised J/70 World championship, and the first time that the championship has come to the ...

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Marinassess Women’s Match Racing Regatta

CYCA's Marinassess Women’s Match Racing Regatta © Nick Fondas

Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club’s Clare Costanzo, Emma May, Hannah Lanz, Amy Lee and Annie Scholten have won the CYCA Youth Sailing Academy’s 2017 Marinassess Women’s Match Racing Regatta following an action-packed weekend on Sydney Harbour. Costanzo and her team defeated fellow club mate Sarah Parker 3-1 in a variable 10 knot easterly breeze, after winning the round robin and ...

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Nacra 17 World Championship

Ben Saxton and Katie Dabson – Nacra17 World Championship © Didier Hillaire

From the closest and most exciting finish to a World Championship Medal Race in the Olympic history of the multihull class, Great Britain’s Ben Saxton and Katie Dabson pipped Spanish rivals Fernando Echavarri and Tara Pacheco, foiling at full speed across the finish line to win the 2017 Nacra 17 World Championship title on the French waters of the Baie ...

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