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Monthly Archives: February 2019

Teakle Classic Adelaide to Port Lincoln Race

Ichi Ban arrived in Port Lincoln just after 3am - 2019 Teakle Classic Adelaide to Port Lincoln Yacht Race & Regatta - photo © Take 2 Photography

Australia’s most in-form racing yacht has ticked another offshore win off the list with a line honours, and expected overall handicap win, in this year’s Teakle Classic Adelaide to Port Lincoln Yacht Race. Matt Allen and his team on Ichi Ban made the trip over from Sydney to compete in their first Adelaide to Lincoln and went agonisingly close to ...

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Sail GP Sydney Video

AUS SailGP Team in action © Crosbie Lorimer

Sail GP Sydney – Jason Waterhouse Talks Flight Control Jason Waterhouse, Olympic Nacra 17 sailor and 2019 Gold Medal winner of the World Cup in Miami gives some insights into the complex challenges of flight control on an F50. by Bow Caddy Media

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Garmin Etchells NSW State Championship 2019

Flirtation Skippered Matt Crawford, and crewed by Robert Crawford, Luck Shephard and Karl Broomfield. Currently in sixth place, but with their continued improvement could be in the mix. © Alex McKinnon

The first day of racing in the 2019 Garmin International Etchells Class NSW State Championship was a very even affair. With a forecast of light easterly winds today, and even lighter breezes tomorrow, the Principle Race Officer, Peter Walsh, was keen to get at least three races in for the day. Despite the large number of Etchells regattas held during ...

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United States SailGP Team

United States SailGP Team at Sydney Harbour © Matt Knighton / United States SailGP

It’s all systems go for the United States SailGP Team on the eve of Sydney SailGP, the first installment of a new global sailing championship. This is the first time the American squad will compete together on the world’s fastest sailboats as they begin their quest to take home the season’s end $1 million purse against five rival nations Australia, ...

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Round Martinique Regatta

The Round Martinique Regatta 2019 - photo © Robert Charlotte

The unanimously expressed wish of the organizers and the partners to revive the Round Martinique Regatta Crédit Mutuel AG, known for being a fun and competitive event, which was cancelled last year, was fully and spectacularly achieved last weekend. 28 crews, nearly 130 sailors, thoroughly enjoyed the new race; a combination of close and competitive short courses and longer coastal ...

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GC32 Racing Tour 2019

GC32 International Class Association President Simon Delzoppo's .film Racing. - photo © Sailing Energy / GC32 Racing Tour

The GC32 Class sets sail into 2019 with a circuit stronger than ever thanks to its teams consolidating on one circuit, the GC32 Racing Tour. For its sixth season, the five event series for ultra-high performance one design catamarans will once again visit venues mostly likely to offer the stable wind and flat water that enable the nimble GC32s to ...

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Adams 10 National Championship 2019

2019 Adams 10 National Championship © Garth Riley

It was mate against mate and Lake vs Harbour. At what is nicknamed the Adams 10 World Cup. Lake Macquarie Yacht Club really excelled in putting on a first class regatta. There race officials, marina facilities and country hospitality are number one. The race track being in front of the club makes the regatta all to easy. The Friday night ...

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SailGP Practice race day. SailGP USA SailGP GBR Team, Team and SailGP Australia Team. © SailGP Communications

SailGP today announced comprehensive multi-platform coverage spanning linear and digital channels, offering fans unprecedented access to the new global sports championship setting out to redefine sailing. Set for its world premiere in Sydney this week, SailGP’s innovative global distribution plan includes broadcast agreements that ensure coverage in 90 countries, across five continents. Fox Sports (Australia), Canal+ (France), BT Sport (UK), ...

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NZ Women’s Match Racing

Juliet Costanzo (RPAYC - AUS) - NZ Womens Match Racing Championship - Day 3 - February 11, 2019 - photo © Andrew Delves

Light winds at the RNZYS meant Day 3 of the NZ Womens Match Racing Championships got off to a slow start this morning, but afternoon breeze filled in allowing the second robin to be completed and our semi-finalists to be decided. Celia Willison (RNZYS YTP) and her NZ Womens Match Racing team had a strong start to the regatta, winning ...

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EFG Sailing Arabia

2019 EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour, final day - photo © Vincent Curutchet / Lloyd Images / Oman Sail

The EFG Sailing Arabia The Tour fleet had a packed programme on the final day in Masirah, with no fewer than six Stadium races producing five different winners. Once again the island venue produced highly competitive racing, with a shifting and changeable wind testing the skills and adaptability of the 10 international crews taking part in the two-week challenge down ...

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