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Daily Archives: 09/01/2018

World ARC 2018 in Rodney Bay St Lucia

World ARC 2018 - Fleet start © World Cruising

At 1200 St Lucian local time, 33 yachts crossed the start line of World ARC 2018 in Rodney Bay St Lucia. The start marked the culmination of a week of preparatory activities as the yachts and crews readied themselves for the adventure of a lifetime. Four late starters will follow on their 815 nautical mile passage to Santa Marta in ...

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Bavaria C50

Bavaria C50 © Bavaria Yachts

Following the successful launch of the Bavaria C57 last season and the approaching world premieres of the Bavaria C65 and Bavaria C45, Bavaria Yachts now present the fourth sailing yacht of the new C-line, the new Bavaria C50. Elegant design full of dynamism The design of the Bavaria C50 is setting new standards in the 50-foot class of sailing yachts. ...

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Yacht Ngoni

Sailing Yacht Ngoni - photo © Breed Media

Sailing Yacht Ngoni: An innovative weapon on water The owner’s brief; “Build me a beast. Don’t build me a sheep in wolf’s clothing. This has to be an edgy and innovative weapon; fast and furious.” The answer? A Dubois Naval Architect exterior, a Rick Baker Ltd interior, and the build credibility of Royal Huisman to birth the elegant, high-performance predator ...

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B14 World Championship

Toby Lewis receiving the Paul Smith Memorial Trophy for best international crew during the B14 Worlds prize giving - photo © Steve Miller

The dogs have finally been unleashed and the wind abated. With an oscillating 5 – 6 knots, the chance was there for the Pommie B14s to show their prowess in the light shifty NW’ly winds. The fat lady was grandly standing in the prime box in the theatre as 6 of the top 7 currently hoped that the lightweights would ...

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International 14 2018 Australian Championship

International 14 2018 Australian Championships - Day 3 - photo © John Graham

Same wind direction as the last few days, NNE. but a little stronger at over 15 knots and the sea state a little choppier and that caused a few to go for a swim. Race 5 was 4 laps of a windward & return course and Mark Krystic won comfortably ahead of Dave Alexander then Dave Hayter. Race 6 was ...

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