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Daily Archives: 15/09/2017

CYCA Blue Water Pointscore

Race 2 – M3 – CYCA Blue Water Pointscore © Andrea Francolini / CYCA

Saturday morning will see a fleet of 23 yachts line up on Sydney Harbour for the start of race two of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Blue Water Pointscore (BWPS), the Flinders Islet Race. The 92-nautical mile offshore challenge follows the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast in the series, and could give sailing fans some clues as to who ...

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Rolex Big Boat Series

MOD70 Trimaran Orion in the 2016 The Rolex Big Boats Series © Rolex/Daniel Forster http://www.regattanews.com

Burgees flutter and spectra halyards slap against carbon-fiber and aluminum masts on 89 highly tuned raceboats assembled at the St. Francis Yacht Club for the 53rd edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series (September 13-17, 2017). This marks the West Coast’s premier regatta and one of the international sailing circuit’s most celebrated and anticipated Grand Prix events. To say that ...

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GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup

A wet ride in windy Calvi – GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup © Jesus Renedo / GC32 Racing Tour

GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup, penultimate event on the 2017 GC32 Racing Tour, dawned magnificently with light winds and a warm sun on the Bay of Calvi. But as the morning progressed the wind and swell had grown to Volvo Ocean Race proportions and were in generally vicious mood. Despite this, the local race management team and Principal Race Officer Stuart ...

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