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Daily Archives: 04/07/2019

Festival of Sails 2020

Hooligan - Festival of Sails - photo © Salty Dingo

The 2020 dates for Australia’s oldest annual sporting event, the Festival of Sails in Geelong have just been finalised with tens of thousands of people expected to enjoy Australia Day festivities along the Geelong Waterfront from January 25 to 27, 2020. The historic sailing event which celebrates its 177th year in January, will return to Steampacket Gardens this summer with ...

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Rolex Fastnet Race 2019 ~ 21 IMOCAs registered

Rolex Fastnet Race © Carlo Borlenghi / Rolex

In just one month from now on Saturday 3rd August, 21 double-handed crews in the IMOCA category will line up off Cowes for the start of the 48th Rolex Fastnet Race, the classic biennial offshore race. Officially part of the IMOCA Globe Series (with a weighting of two) and part of the selection process for the 2020 Vendée Globe, this ...

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Transatlantic Race 2019

Transatlantic Race 2019 © Paul Todd / Outside Images

 Transatlantic Race 2019 – Day 6: Match races featured throughout fleet With the Irish coast just 200 nautical miles away for race leader Wizard at 1500 UTC today, the front runners in the Transatlantic Race 2019 might seem to be on the home straight, but there remain many hurdles and potholes ahead before they cross the Royal Yacht Squadron finish line this ...

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