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Daily Archives: 17/02/2019

Sydney SailGP

Australia SAILGP Team skippered by Tom Slingsby on day two of competition at the Sydney SailGP ©David Gray / SailGP

In SailGP’s inaugural event, the talented young American team battled hard against the best sailors in the world as they raced in Sydney Harbor, and is bringing home valuable learnings to prepare for their American debut in two months time in San Francisco. “This was our first regatta as a team,” said Rome Kirby, U.S. SailGP helmsman. “It was definitely ...

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Crown Series Bellerive Regatta 2019

Sam Tiedemann hangs onto the transom of the SB20 Export Roo after falling overboar - Crown Series Bellerive Regatta - photo © Steve Catchpool

A strong sea breeze kicking up choppy waters on the Derwent caused some havoc in today’s Crown Series Bellerive Regatta, causing three MOB (man overboard) situations. One was a young male crew from the SB20 Export Roo, the other a young woman crew from the classic 8-metre, Juanita, and third a teenage girl from another SB20, Obi Kabobi. All were ...

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