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Daily Archives: 10/02/2018

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 to Auckland, day 4 on board Turn the Tide on Plastic. Liz Wardley and Bianca Cook rigging up some new sheets. 10 February. - photo © James Blake / Volvo Ocean Race

Saturday sees the Volvo Ocean Race fleet continuing the perverse scenario of sailing away from the finish line in New Zealand. While the fleet is split in two, reflecting differing tactical choices, all six boats have pushed well to the north, with the finish line in Auckland far to the south. The reasoning behind the northerly routing is weather based, ...

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Race for Water

Race for Water Odyssey 2017-2021 © Peter Charaf

Race for Water approaching the Panama Canal before linking up with Panama City The Panama Canal, from the Atlantic to the Pacific Having set sail from Pointe-à-Pitre in Guadeloupe on 28 January 2018, Race for Water, the catamaran powered by a mixture of different energies – wind, sunshine and hydrogen – is making for Panama and the gateway to the ...

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race


Following the recent equator crossing ceremonies, the North Easterly trade winds that the teams have been wishing for have finally kicked in for the fleet leaders on Day 11 of Race 7: The Forever Tropical Paradise Race. The top three remain unchanged from yesterday but it is close at the top with just two nautical miles (nm) separating the race ...

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Superfoiler Grand Prix 2018


Dangerous winds set up high stakes Sunday session in Geelong Euroflex’s Geelong regatta margin is under threat after the second day of racing in Victoria was cancelled after hailstones and dangerous winds blanketed Corio Bay. With double points on the line for Sunday’s racing Pavement, iD Intranet and this leg’s surprise packet Record Point can all leapfrog Eurfolex into the ...

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