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Daily Archives: 11/01/2018

Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta 2018

Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta 2017 © Greg Dickins of Photo Sydney

Entries are now open for the 2018 Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta on beautiful Lake Macquarie. Off the Beach boats can choose to do either the Short One Lap Dash or – if they have a yardstick of 97.5 or lower or are a 505 Class and they have their own Chase Boat, the Long One Lap Dash. All ...

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Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4, Melbourne to Hong Kong, day 09 on board MAPFRE, Akzonobel coming closer. - photo © Ugo Fonolla / Volvo Ocean Race

When the Volvo Ocean Race fleet first encountered the notorious Doldrums as they raced through the Atlantic between Lisbon and Cape Town on Leg 2, they breezed through with minimal disruption. On the eighth day of Leg 4, it seemed the Doldrums were making up for missed opportunities earlier in the race by refusing to relinquish their grip on the ...

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ACO Musto Skiff World Championship

ACO Musto Skiff World Championship © Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron

They had to wait a day for the wind to settle, but the competitors enjoyed a fantastic day’s racing on day two of the ACO Musto Skiff World Championship in Blairgowrie, Australia. It was blowing 14 to 15 knots at the start of race one, and Britain’s Andy Rice did his customary port-tack start from the pin end across the ...

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