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Daily Archives: 05/09/2018

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup day 1 - photo © Ingrid Abery / www.ingridabery.com

With westerly winds gusting into the mid-teens, brilliant sunshine and a mix of windward-leewards for the Maxi 72s and, for the remainder, a coastal race taking them on a clockwise lap of La Maddalena archipelago, the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship got off to the best start possible. Highlight of the maxi-boat calendar, this historic ...

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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week

Ave Gitana crewed by women - SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week © Andrea Francolini

Double Olympian across two classes, Volvo Ocean racer, GC32 foiling cat series sailor, speed record chaser; New Zealand’s Sharon Ferris-Choat has done it all – this week she is at Townsville Yacht Club’s SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week, skippering an all-female crew on the trimaran, Ave Gitana, and encouraging more women to sail at the elite level. Ferris-Choat is an ...

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