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Daily Archives: 12/11/2017

Cabbage Tree Island Race

Cabbage Tree Island Race 2017 © Nic Douglass / www.AdventuresofaSailorGirl.com

The live start from 10 November 2017 was a glamour! Sunset behind the Sydney city-scape and a plethora of yachts, with two generals, a major committee boat pile up (sorry Kearnsie!!) and maxi action! What more could you want on a Friday night….??! Black Jack Yachting currently lead Wild Oats XI by just over four miles as the fleet wait ...

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J24 World Championships Fraglia Vela Riva

J24 World Championships Fraglia Vela Riva . http://expertolympicgarda.fragliavelariva.it/

The “World Council Meeting”, held at the historic seat of Fraglia Vela Riva with the members of the international class J24 and the representatives of other world classes (including the Italian Pietro Diamanti and Fabio Apollonio), has officially disclosed that the J24 World Championship 2018 will take place in Riva del Garda from 24th to 31st August, which will follow ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Day 7, Leg 2, Lisbon to Cape Town, on board AkzoNobel. Chris Nicolson at his early morning post – Volvo Ocean Race © James Blake / Volvo Ocean Race

With the fleet approaching the latitudes of the Doldrums, speeds are expected to drop and indeed the leading boat, Dongfeng, was down to 12 knots of speed on the 13:00 UTC position report. Boats just 10 miles further back were making closer to 20 knots. So a compression in the fleet is expected. But it may not be as severe ...

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Day 11 Clipper Race

Day 11, Race 3 – Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Clipper Ventures

The first points of Race 3: The Dell Latitude Rugged Race have gone to Sanya Serenity Coast, who crossed the Scoring Gate in first place overnight. Sanya Serenity Coast, which has also moved back into first place on the leader board, crossed the northern end of the Scoring Gate at 2103 UTC last night to collect the maximum three bonus ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre

First to cross the departure line on Sunday 5th November from Le Havre – Transat Jacques Vabre © Vincent Curutchet / ALeA / TJV

Pushed to the limit ~ Transat Jacques Vabre Far from being an easy ride, the Transat Jacques Vabre has not spared our two skippers Phil Sharp and Pablo Santurde from its grueling existence. First challenged by the newer and faster boats Carac, Aïna, and V&B, Phil and Pablo restored their advantage on Tuesday evening just as the weather turned hostile and ...

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