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Daily Archives: 10/01/2018

SB20 World Championship in Hobart

Day 4 - Le Grand Reservoice/Mazet and Assoicases and Export Roo crossing tacks – SB20 World Championship - photo © Jane Austin

Tasmanian sailor Michael Cooper has fought back in his bid to win the 2018 SB20 World championship, but the competition is fierce with two French and a British boat his rivals for victory on the Derwent today (Thursday). After races nine and ten yesteday, Cooper has recovered his standing to be just six points behind the young Frenchman Robin Follin, ...

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Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4, Melbourne to Hong Kong, Day 7 onboard Turn the Tide on Plastic. - photo © Brian Carlin / Volvo Ocean Race

As Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race neared its halfway point on Tuesday, any memories of the freezing cold Southern Ocean had long been banished. With every mile that the fleet climbs further north through the South Pacific, so the temperature of both the air and water rise too. Gone are the days of wearing countless layers of weather-proof ...

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Bartercard Sail Paradise 2018

2018 Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta - Day 4 - photo © Nic Douglass / www.AdventuresofaSailorGirl.com

The pressure heats up on the final day at Bartercard Sail Paradise. It may be the final day of racing but by no means has there been any easing off on the race course by competitors, the start line had as much if not more push and shove than day one. In race one both David Lambourne’s Lambourdini and Fred ...

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