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Rolex Swan Cup 3-7 March Yacht Club Costa Smeralda

Rolex Swan Cup 3-7 March Yacht Club Costa Smeralda

The biennial Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean second edition will be held from 3-7 March and hosted by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) from its base in Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands. A fleet of more than twenty Swan yachts will take part. The event marks an expansion of the longstanding partnership between Rolex, Nautor’s Swan and the YCCS, which ...

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$14 Million in grants to support U.S. boating

$14 Million in grants to support U.S. boating

More than $14 Million in grants to support U.S. recreational boating The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) today announced more than $12.2 million in competitive grants to 10 states for projects to support recreational boating through the Service’s Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program. The Service will also release approximately $2 million in grants to 21 states willing to match ...

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J Class to return – America’s Cup

J Class to return - America’s Cup

America’s Cup – The majesty of the J Class era will return eighty years after the class last raced for the oldest trophy in international sport. The J Class Association (JCA) and the America’s Cup Event Authority have agreed to stage a J Class regatta in Bermuda in June 2017 between the conclusion of the America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs and ...

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Volvo Ocean Race Buffalo Gals

Volvo Ocean Race Buffalo Gals

Volvo Ocean Race – Buffalo Gals (and Boys ) go round the outside Volvo Ocean Race – Team SCA and Brunel are going round the outside, at speed. Rather like in the traditional Buffalo Boys or Gals song. The four-boat fleet now sails almost directly to south of the two breakaway boats. They’re separated by 115 nautical miles and run ...

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Gaastra Valentine Clothing 2015

Gaastra Valentine Clothing 2015

Gaastra Valentine clothing – Celebrate love! Here you will find the perfect gift for him or her. Surprise your Valentine with a beautiful Gaastra gift, weather it´s a soft and warm scarf, a cool pullover or an elegant bag. by admin

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Garmin brings commercial sonar to the recreational market

Garmin Panoptix All-Seeing Sonar

Garmin has released advance details of its new Panoptix™ All-Seeing Sonar, which gives boaters the ability to see all around their boat in real-time – forwards, backwards, sideways and down – even while stationary. Based on technology previously available only in the offshore commercial market, Garmin Panoptix is centred around a multi-beam transducer that utilises phased-array scanning sonar – creating ...

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Ian Williams GAC Pindar Finals Monsoon Cup

Ian Williams GAC Pindar Finals Monsoon Cup

Monsoon Cup – Ian Williams in Quarter Finals Ian Williams and his GAC Pindar crew made a strong statement on the final day of qualifying with a convincing victory over title rival Taylor Canfield in the eagerly anticipated showdown between the pair. Williams went on to beat home-favourite Koo in his final race of qualifying to secure the all-important first ...

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C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic & Regatta June 24-28, 2015

C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic & Regatta

Request for assistance to reinstate sailing at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo On January 31, when the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced that sailing would not be included as a sport for the 2020 Paralympic Games, by all accounts the news was not anticipated. ISAF is now actively making every effort to understand the decision of the IPC and ...

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Hong Kong Race Week 2 to 17 February 2015

Hong Kong Race Week 2 to 17 February 2015

Hong Kong Race Week incorporating the ASAF Youth Sailing Cup Organised by the Hong Kong Sailing Federation (HKSF) Venue: Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club Middle Island, Hong Kong 12 to 17 February 2015 Organised by Hong Kong Sailing Federation (HKSF) and incorporating the second leg of the Asian Sailing Federation (ASAF) Youth Cup, Hong Kong Race Week (HKRW) boasts an ...

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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 with Girls for Sail.com

RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Back for our 6th year in a row- We are still THE ONLY all ladies team to complete this race! Girls for Sail.com If you’ve got some time off in February and are itching to join the racy ladies, this is one for you This exciting event is the only offshore race to in the Caribbean Islands.‘10 legs and 600 ...

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