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Daily Archives: 12/01/2018

Sydney Foiling Week

The first Foiling Week Forum starts in Sydney at Woollahra Sailing Club - photo © Martina Orsini / Foiling Week

The Foiling Week Forum is a unique event that creates opportunity for the best foiling regatta sailors to share knowledge and information with designers/builders and enable technicians and theorists to put into practice their projects, generating an exchange of feedback that accelerates the development process of foiling. This is why The Foiling Week events are so popular, it is not ...

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 6

Day 6, Race 6 – Clipper Round the World Yacht Race © Clipper Race

Light winds on the sixth day of Race 6: The Wondrous Whitsundays Race mean that the fleet has converged and the heat is on, quite literally, as the teams battle it out for extra bonus points in the Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint. Sanya Serenity Coast has wrestled back the lead after it initially re-emerged from Stealth Mode in third place ...

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Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4 Team Brunel

Abby Ehler – Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4 © Yann Riou / Volvo Ocean Race

Despite the fact that Team Brunel is currently in a second place on the west side of the fleet. The Doldrums are a torture for the sailors. With just over 3.000 nautical miles to the finish in Hong Kong the fleet is preparing for a restart in Leg 4. Torture “It’s hot and slow.” according to Jens Dolmer. “It’s been ...

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International Australian Championship 2018

International 14 2018 Australian Championships - Day 4 - photo © John Graham

Light & variable & hot at the scheduled start time saw an postponement on the water of 20 minutes while they waited for the NNE sea breeze to fill in. Fleet got away with boats separating as they chased the lifts either side of the windward leg. Dave Alexander in front at the first mark where he stayed for the ...

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