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Volvo Ocean Race Time for change on Dongfeng

Dongfeng Race Team

Volvo Ocean Race-  Time for change on Dongfeng; Caudrelier vows to stick to original game plan Leaders Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA) will set off from Sanya on Sunday for Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race with no less than four changes to their crew. French skipper Caudrelier explained in a packed pre-departure press conference on Friday, that they ...

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Monsoon Cup

Monsoon Cup

Monsoon Cup – Ian Williams & GAC Pindar seek a world record breaking 5th World Match Racing Tour title Four time World Match Racing Tour champion Ian Williams and his GAC Pindar crew are set to go head-to-head with arch rival Taylor Canfield, skipper of US One, for the title in the final event of the 2014/15 World Match Racing ...

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BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival preview

BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival preview

BVI Spring Regatta is being held from March 30 to 5 April 2015. The BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival offers a unique Caribbean regatta experience. Hosted by Nanny Cay Marina, the racing is suited to a huge variety of one-design and keel boats. The Sailing Festival has two stunning coastal courses and the BVI Spring Regatta boasts three race ...

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Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race leaders pass the second ‘Great Cape’

Barcelona World Race leaders pass the second ‘Great Cape In the Barcelona World Race, leaders Cheminées Poujoulat have passed the second ‘Great Cape’. Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam crossed the longitude of Cape Leeuwin, around 600 miles south of the tip of south-western Australia, at 1525hrs (UTC), 37 days, 3 hours and 25 minutes after setting sail from Barcelona. ...

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Marion to Bermuda Race 2015

Marion to Bermuda Race 2015

Marion to Bermuda Race deemed a signature event The Marion to Bermuda Race has been deemed a signature event by the Bermuda Tourism Authority as it is a proven entity, delivering on the core objectives of the BTA. Since the first race in 1977, the Marion to Bermuda Race has brought hundreds of boats and the ir support crews to ...

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Predict Wind weather sailing routing tool

Predict Wind weather sailing routing tool

Marine Forecast from PredictWind PredictWind combines sophisticated wind weather prediction technology with local topography maps to create the highest resolution marine forecast available for over 20,000 locations around the world. In addition you can access a lower resolution marine forecast for any area around the world. The marine weather modelling technology is only available through the PredictWind website. Developed by ...

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Chicago Match Race

Chicago Match Race Center

Chicago Match Race Center announce 2015 schedule The seventh season of world-class match racing will continue at the Chicago Match Race Center this summer, with 6 regattas and a series of clinics. These events will offer a wide variety of options to the competitive sailor at all levels – beginner, intermediate or advanced – in a unique, full-service environment that ...

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Extreme Sailing Series

Extreme Sailing Series - SAP

Extreme Sailing Series – SAP take lead on day 2 SAP Extreme Sailing Team sailed a near faultless day on day two of the Extreme Sailing Series in Singapore, clearly relishing the inner city stadium racecourse, and striding ahead into first place – a day topped off by winning the Aberdeen Challenge Trophy. The Danish team were the stand out ...

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Les Voiles de St. Barth

Les Voiles de St. Barth

Les Voiles de St. Barth – Comanche and Rambler 88 head to head Les Voiles de St. Barth – When it comes to regatta headlines, nothing beats having Comanche and Rambler 88, the yachting world’s two newest and most sophisticated (a.k.a. mind blowing) racing machines, compete head-to-head for the first time ever. Add to that a slew of famously talented ...

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Volvo Ocean Race Dongfeng crew change

Dongfeng crew change

Volvo Ocean Race: Half of Dongfeng crew change for Leg 4, including navigator Bidegorry Only half the leg 3 winning crew onboard for leg 4 – why did we change a winning combination? Well, for those that closely follow Dongfeng Race Team these are not the first crew changes, nor will they be the last. The rotation of the Chinese ...

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