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Daily Archives: 09/07/2019

Airlie Beach Race Week

Holy Cow - it does not get more colourful than the Cruising Divisions - Airlie Beach Race Week © Andrea Francolini

Entries across all classes and division are shaping up well for Airlie Beach Race Week Festival of Sailing as the organiser, Whitsunday Sailing Club (WSC), announced the winner of the early entries prize draw which offered the full value of the event’s entry fee in food and drink vouchers at the Club. To be eligible for the draw, prospective entrants ...

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Noakes Sydney Gold Coast 2019

The start of this year's Noakes Sydney Gold Coast will be spectacular - as it was in 2018. © Andrea Francolini

The largest fleet in more than 10 years is assembling to tackle the 2019 Noakes Sydney Gold Coast, with 78 boats preparing to take on the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s 384-nautical-mile challenge starting on Saturday 27 July. “The 2019 Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race fleet is fantastic – more than 20 boats up from last year,” CYCA Commodore ...

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Transatlantic Race 2019

KIVA at the start - 2019 Transatlantic Race © Paul Todd / OutsideImages.com

Like an immovable bouncer barring entry to the English Channel nightclub, the giant ridge, or zone of high pressure, continues to define this latter half of the Transatlantic Race 2019. While the center of this huge “bubble” of light winds has retraced south gradually, its reach still extends north into the Celtic Sea (between Cornwall and southern Ireland). The latest ...

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