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Daily Archives: 05/10/2017

Festival of Sails 2018

FoS 2015 Rating fleet on Corio Bay © Teri Dodds http://www.teridodds.com

Victoria hosting the 2018 Australian Yachting Championship is expected to draw a sizeable Rating fleet to Port Phillip for the national title, January 19-21, immediately followed by the 175th anniversary Festival of Sails. The Rating division caters for boats with fixed measurement ratings that determine handicap, as opposed to a performance based system. Essentially it draws the more regular club ...

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BVI Spring Regatta

"Working together we all win" © BVI Spring Regatta

With most of the Caribbean islands caught in the wrath of hurricane Irma and then Maria, two category five hurricanes that hit land and made history, the message from the organisers of the BVI Spring Regatta is strong and clear: ‘We will be racing again! We want sailors to know to plan to come back and race in 2018,’ says ...

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Volvo Ocean Legends Race

Tokio back for unfinished business in the Volvo Ocean Legends Race © Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi http://www.carloborlenghi.net

Tokio II will represent her sistership Tokio in the Legends Race, which starts from Gothenburg, Sweden on 21 June next year and finishes in The Hague, The Netherlands. Tokio will join Dutch yacht Flyer on the start line and is the second boat to announce participation in the Legends Race. Two boats were built for the Tokio team entered in ...

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