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Daily Archives: 01/08/2018

Hempel Sailing World Championships

Anders Pedersen - photo © Robert Deaves

With just two days to go until the start of the Hempel Sailing World Championships 2018 in Aarhus, Denmark, the Finn fleet is making final preparations and controlling its excitement as the first race day approaches on Thursday. The result of years of preparation and practice will be realised over the next 10 days as nearly 100 Finn sailors from ...

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Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race

Chutzpah at the CYCA Trophy Series 2013 - photo © Andrea Francolini

Bruce Taylor’s Victorian 40-footer called Chutzpah has been officially declared the IRC overall winner of the Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race after a 15-hour wait for the only challenger still on the course to drop out of contention. “They say I look very fetching in Bridesmaid gear; we’ve looked to be in the money so many times, but being ...

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37th Copa del Rey MAPFRE

H.M. King Felipe VI on board "Aifos 500" on day 2 of the 37th Copa del Rey MAPFRE in Palma - photo © María Muiña / Copa del Rey MAPFRE

Reflecting a growing interest and passion for the class in Spain, 14 6-Metres raced today for the first time as a fleet on the Bay of Palma at the 37 Copa del Rey MAPFRE. The fleet is split into two divisions – Classic and Modern with seven yachts racing in each division. Hugo Steinbeck and his crew on “Sophie II” ...

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