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Daily Archives: 07/08/2018

Golden Globe Race

Tapio Lehtinen has issues with both the engine and solar panels aboard his Gaia 36 Asteria - photo © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR

This week should determine who leads the Golden Globe Race. the computer standings. As this fleet of singlehanders bash their way through the South East Trade winds towards the Roaring Forty latitudes of the South Atlantic, all eyes are on the South Atlantic High pressure system and the effect this will have on the leaders. Dutchman Mark Slats sailing the ...

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International Foiling Camp

Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron's Int. Foiling camp will use some top high performance sailors as coaches in Dec-January © Andrew Delves

America’s Cup Defender announces International Foiling Camp Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron are offering places at their successful International Foiling Camp. This is the second time the three week long camp has been run, and the first since the club won the America’s Cup in Bermuda. The camp was first launched in 2017 and had 10 students from around Australasia ...

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Hamilton Island Race Week 2018

A bevy of ballet beauties. One of the many contenders for the Best Themed Yacht in the Prix d'Elegance at Hamilton Island Race Week. - photo © Andrea Francolini

Two of the more than 220 crews competing at Hamilton Island Race Week this month can claim a spectacular prize and trophy without participating in a race. All they need do is apply some creative thinking to theming themselves and their yacht then be judged as the winner of one of the two categories of the highly popular Prix d’Elegance, ...

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Hempel Sailing World Championships 2018 video

Natasha Bryant and Annie Wilmot - 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships © Sailing Energy

Australian push gathers steam as breeze kicks in at World Championships Aarhus A string of victories in offshore winds building past 20 knots have landed several Australian sailors and crews in good positions after the fourth day of the World Championships in Denmark. 49erFX pair Natasha Bryant and Annie Wilmot, Laser sailors Matt Wearn and Luke Elliott, and 49er team ...

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