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No Sleep Until Auckland – Volvo Ocean Race

No Sleep Until Auckland - Volvo Ocean Race

Victory in the fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race was so close that Dongfeng Race Team skipper Charles Caudrelier (FRA) could almost taste it on Thursday, but with just over 500 nautical miles (nm) to go, he was taking nothing for granted. The fleet is expected to arrive at their destination, Auckland, on New Zealand’s North Island, on Saturday ...

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London Instructor Training and CPD

The 2015 RYA Instructor Training and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programme for Thames Valley and London (TVL) Region is now live. The 2014 programme was very well received by TVL clubs and centres and we are pleased to offer an enhanced programme in response to the feedback. A great deal of thought and planning has gone into the programme in ...

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America’s Cup – Barker offered non-sailing

America's Cup - Barker offered non-sailing

America’s Cup – Barker offered non-sailing role by Emirates team NZ Emirates Team New Zealand has announced a team restructuring ahead on next week’s expected announcement that the Qualifier for the 2017 America’s Cup will be held in Auckland. The statement issued by the team early this afternoon, indicates the team has secured substantial funding and sponsorship for its 2017 ...

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Volvo Ocean Race – Morning Report Thursday 26 Feb

Volvo Ocean Race - Morning Report Thursday 26 Feb

The overall picture hasn’t changed much overnight. Dongfeng has pulled another mile from Abu Dhabi, and MAPFRE looks like they have been making some good gains on the two leading boats. As can be seen from the reduced overall spread of the fleet the approach to New Zealand will compress the fleet as they hit the lighter wind pressure system, ...

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Yachting New Zealand Sailing Team

Yachting New Zealand Sailing Team

Yachting New Zealand has named 15 campaigns in the 2015 NZL Sailing Team All are chasing the ultimate goal of Olympic glory in 2016, but selection comes first and 2015 is crucial in terms of demonstrating form through results on the world stage. Twelve campaigns named today were part of the 2014 NZL Sailing Team, while the other three (Sara ...

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Powerful Garmin’s 7400xsv series of multifunction displays

Powerful Garmin’s 7400xsv series of multifunction displays

Garmin’s new GPSMAP 7400xsv series of premium multi-function displays (MFD) combines powerful performance with a renowned interface to deliver a range of class-leading features in a fully-networkable, simple-to-use package. Boastinga vibrant widescreen display with full pinch-to-zoom touchscreen capabilities, the GPSMAP 7400xsv series is offered in four sizes –7407xsv (17.9cm/7′), 7408xsv (20.3cm/8′), 7410xsv(25.4cm/10′)and 7412xsv(30.5cm/12′) –to cater for all types of vessels ...

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10 tips boats, sail yacht for owners and renters

10 tips boats sail yacht for owners and renters

10 tips from BoatU.S. – Airbnb may a popular ‘peer-to-peer’ lodging site on the web, but if you want to rent a boat in your local area or away, you’ve got options, too.  Boatbound.com, Boatsetter.com and Cruzin.com are just a few of the new crop of online websites offering a chance to rent a boat for the day or weekend. ...

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Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup 13 – 15 March 2015

Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup 13 - 15 March 2015

Ten of the best collegiate sailing teams from across the country will descend on Los Angeles Yacht Club® March 13 through15 to test their sailing prowess as they battle it out for the prestigious Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup Trophy. This perpetual trophy was deeded to Los Angeles Yacht Club by the Port of Los Angeles in 2008, to ...

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Sydney Trailer Boat Show 7-8 March 2015

Sydney Trailer Boat Show

Sydney Trailer Boat Show – With origins going back to the early sixties at Silverwater Park, the Show has been heralded as one of Sydney’s oldest Boat Shows and has evolved to bring visitors a greater line up of trailer boating, a segment that remains the leading and most popular boating type for Australians. With more than 90% of all ...

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Laser World Championship

Laser World Championship

Over 2000 sailors to race in Kingston  – Laser Standard Men’s World Championships (June 29-July 8), the Laser Masters World Championships (July 10-18), and the Laser Radial Youth World Championships (August 14-20) are being hosted by the CORK. The 2015 CORK regatta calendar also includes the Laser Canadian Championships (June 19-21) and the CORK Annual August Series featuring numerous National ...

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