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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2017

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2017

The world’s most successful ocean racing yacht over the past nine decades; the famous 16-metre long American yawl, Dorade, is to compete at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2017. No yacht in the long history of the sport has won more of the world’s major races, nor covered more offshore racing miles, than Dorade. She has collected first place trophies ...

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Securitag’s Sea-Tag Wristbands

Securitag Sea-Tag

Securitag’s Sea-Tag wristbands offer a man-overboard (MOB) solution for anyone operating on coastal waters. The Sea-Tag system consists of at least one wristband that continuously sends electronic signals to one or more smartphones running the Sea-Tag app and monitoring for the signal. In the event of an MOB, the signal is broken when the wristband is submerged, triggering the app ...

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Johnnie Walker Race

A close win in CSA 4 for Mark Chapman's Trini Ker 11.3, Dingo - Antigua Sailing Week 2017 © © Paul Wyeth / pwpictures.com http://www.pwpictures.com

The third day of racing at the 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week was once again blessed with glorious conditions. Squally pewter skies cleared shortly after the first warning gun and the breeze slowly woke up as the skies cleared, touching 17 knots at times. Ten teams went out to the race course unbeaten, but only three returned with their ...

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Grand Prix Guyader

Monday's race team: from left Pablo Santurde, Arthur Le Vaillant, Corentin Douguet, Phil Sharp, Robin Marais, Sami Al Shukaili - Grand Prix Guyader Armor Lux Trophy © Phil Sharp Racing http://www.philsharpracing.com/

Imerys, skippered by Phil Sharp, wins the first Championship event of the season, the Grand Prix Guyader Armor Lux Trophy. A three day series of races in the bay of Douarnenez. After three races, including one win and two second places, the team left the pontoon for their final race on equal first points with Team Serenis. Head to head, ...

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Fever~Tree Race

An impressive bareboat fleet racing on Fever-Tree Race Day © Paul Wyeth / pwpictures.com http://www.pwpictures.com

The second day of racing at the 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week was blessed with awesome conditions, easterly trade winds pumping solid breeze over the cliffs and through the bays on the stunning south coast of Antigua. Add bright sunshine and the infamous Antiguan sea state and you have a sweet and spicy cocktail to savour. The majority of ...

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Brighton Ladies Skippers Series 2017

Under Capricorn BLiSS 2017 © Steb Fisher

The 2016 Brighton Ladies Skippers Series (BLiSS) was cut in half due to a nasty autumn blow while the 2017 edition of the annual Victorian regatta, April 29-30, went ahead as scheduled in perfect weather of five – fifteen knots and flat seas. Among the 20 female owned and/or helmed boats, the lightweights ruled the four race pointscore thanks to ...

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Extreme Sailing Series

Extreme Sailing Series™ rookies NZ Extreme Sailing Team slipped from third to sixth on the final day after repeatedly falling foul of the on-the-water umpires. © Xaume Olleros / OC Sport

Land Rover BAR score best result to date at Extreme Sailing Series Swiss sailing team Alinghi were crowned Kings of Qingdao for a second year running as they swept to glory in the second Act of the Extreme Sailing Series™. The 2016 Extreme Sailing Series champions saw off their six international rivals with pinpoint accuracy to win Act 2, Qingdao ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race

Classic Bermudian yawl, Carlo Falcone's 80ft Mariella - Antigua Sailing Week © Tim Wright / Photoaction.com http://www.photoaction.com

Stunning cast for the Antigua Bermuda Race An impressive entry list is taking shape for the Antigua Bermuda Race which starts from Antigua on Friday 12th May, 2017. With 22 entries, including 17 over 50ft and seven Maxis and one SuperMaxi, the sight of the fleet departing for the 900 nautical mile race will be nothing short of spectacular. The ...

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Extreme Sailing Series fleet in Qingdao finale

Oman Air - 2017 Extreme Sailing Series™ Extreme Sailing Series

After three days of light winds in Qingdao a new weather front has arrived, bringing with it breeze of up to 20 knots to guarantee a thrilling final-day showdown to Act 2. The big blow promises a festival of foiling with the seven international teams expected to hit speeds of up to 30 knots around Qingdao’s stadium racecourse in Fushan ...

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Sailing Paradise

Sailing the Islands of Phuket Sarah Wise

For over 30 years I have cruised the world and can’t believe I have missed sailing in Thailand. After a recent cruise you will agree this new destination offers spectacular scenery and top quality resorts and restaurants with exceptional food at Bali prices. We even found nice wine at reasonable prices. Join me sailing and escape for seven nights and ...

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