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GC32 Racing Tour May 28-31 Lake Traunsee

GC32 Racing Tour May 28-31 Lake Traunsee

GC32 Racing Tour takes off this week Five teams have come to Gmunden for the Austria Cup, the debut event on the 2015 Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour, with racing to be held May 28-31 Lake Traunsee. While the majority are new to the one design foiling GC32 catamaran, by far the most experienced is Armin Strom Sailing Team of Swiss ...

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Victory Casino Cruise to be sailing again on Friday after Coast Guard action

Victory-Casino-Cruise-to-be-sailing-again-on-Friday

Victory Casino Cruise plans to be back in business with its Friday night gambling cruise. The ship, which operates out of Mayport, was shut down by the Coast Guard last week after it inspected the ship following an anonymous tip. Tim Levensaler, the ship’s senior captain and marine superintendent, would not say exactly what the problem was but did say ...

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Park City Sailing ~ Sail-a-Palooza May 30-312015

Sail-a-Palooza at the Jordanelle this weekend. Coming off a successful 2014 sailing season, Park City Sailing would like to have an even bigger summer in 2015. This weekend will mark the kick-off of the sailing season with Sail-a-Palooza, held at the Jordanelle Reservoir. “We’re kicking off our eighth season,” Park City Sailing Vice President Ken Block said. “We’re trying to ...

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Team Brunel wins Leg 7 ~ Volvo Ocean Race

Team Brunel wins Leg 7 ~ Volvo Ocean Race

Team Brunel win Leg 7 of Volvo Ocean Race. Skipper Bouwe Bekking took the gun at approx 06:11 hrs Wednesday morning off Lisbon. In second place were MAPFRE. Next to finish will be Dongfeng. She crossed the finish line in Lisbon at 0500UTC crossing in light winds just after daybreak. Next to finish will be Mapfre (Iker Martinez) (ESP). Both ...

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Puig Vela Clàssica Barcelona Regatta 15 to 18 July 2015

PUIG VELA CLÀSSICA BARCELONA

ELITE OF THE CLASSIC NAUTICAL WILL GET TOGETHER IN THE CITY FROM 15th TO 18th JULY. After the success of the previous seven editions, the VIII Puig Vela Classica Barcelona has become the reference meeting point for lovers of classic Mediterranean navigation This meeting, unique in a European capital, is able to bring the most sophisticated sailing spectacle closer to ...

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3 Volvo Teams face protests when they reach Lisbon

3 Volvo Teams face protests when they reach Lisbon

Dongfeng Race Team, MAPFRE and Team SCA will face protest hearings when they finish Leg 7 in Lisbon on Wednesday. The ISAF-appointed independent international jury will be hearing four cases during the Lisbon stopover after alleged breaches of sailing rules during Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race, it was announced today. Team SCA are to answer two cases: that ...

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Champagne Sailing In Tuscany ~ Soling Anniversary Worlds

Champagne Sailing In Tuscany

Soling World Championship ~ A fantastic day, with blue waters, blue sky and nice mistral with 10 to 15 knots welcomed the 45 Solings at the 50th Anniversary of the Soling Class in Tuscany, Italy. There was a fight on the pin end in the first race of the day that caused many to be over early, but it was the ...

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Open de Versoix ~ 5 to 7 June 2015 Geneva-Rolle-Geneva

Open de Versoix - D35

Open de Versoix – The Team Tilt squad confirmed their early form with another resounding win at the second meet of the Decision 35 class in Versoix yesterday, beating Realteam and Alinghi to the top step of the podium. With Sébastien Schneiter at the helm, the young crew gave no quarter, finishing the weekend with a comfortable eight-point lead. Schneiter ...

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Block Island Race June 21 – 26 2015

Block Island Race

The 70th edition of the Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race yielded winners in ten classes – four IRC (including one for Double-hand), four PHRF, J/44 and Multihull – and a place in the record books for Jim and Kristy Hinze Clark’s new 100-foot Maxi Comanche. Fifty eight boats started the 185 nautical mile race (from Stamford Yacht Club in ...

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Final sprint to Lisbon ~ Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race: Final sprint to Lisbon

With the entire Volvo Ocean Race fleet still within twenty-five miles of one another, . After finally getting around the fickle and unpredictable northern ridge coming off the Azorean High, the fleet is slowly getting into the building pressure on its eastern side. The next 24 hours will very likely see a bit of rich getting richer as the lead ...

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