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New Mulder model 2800 RPH – Full Beam

New Mulder model 2800 RPH – Full Beam

Mulder Shipyard introduces a new concept: the Mulder 2800 Raised Pilot House – Full Beam. This 28 meter, round-bilged, all-aluminium motoryacht has the features, look and feel of a superyacht. She is easy to operate, suitable for both families and chartering, and possible to sail with a limited crew and low running costs. RPH stands for “Raised Pilot House”, which ...

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38th NSW Tasar State Championships ~ Day 2

38th NSW Tasar State Championships ~ Day 2

Day two at the Tasar NSW State Championships on Lake Illawarra was a day for the movers and shakers. The east to sou’easterly breeze of eight to fourteen knots made for exceptionally tight and action-packed racing, a good distraction from the otherwise less than ordinary weather. Race four got away with a pin favour, with early leaders Martin Linsley and ...

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San Fernando Race 2015~OneSails Racing declared IRC Overall winner

San Fernando Race 2015~OneSails Racing declared IRC Overall winner

With three boats left on the water yesterday afternoon and looking unlikely to make the cut-off, Ray Roberts OneSails Racing was confirmed as the IRC Overall winner of the rerouted San Fernando Race 2015 after a 330nm challenge which Roberts described as “pleasant conditions but tactically very difficult because of the challenging weather”. The TP52 was just 21 minutes away ...

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Volvo Ocean Race – Tough fight among leading pack

Volvo Ocean Race - Tough fight among leading pack

Volvo Ocean Race 2014 – 15 – The leaders passed the 200 nautical miles (nm) to the finish around 0200 UTC. For them the past 12 hours of sailing have consisted in pointing the bows towards the Brazilian coast where they are heading upwind in starboard tack. The leading pack is still within 5nm of each other, but Abu Dhabi Ocean ...

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46th Trofeo Sofia Iberostar ~ Olympic classes winners announced

46th Trofeo Sofia Iberostar ~ Olympic classes winners announced

The medal races concluded on Saturday the 46th edition of the Trofeo Sofia Iberostar deciding on the Olympic classes winners. Two final races in the 2.4 and the Dragon conclude the event. The medal races confirmed the leaders in all classes except in the RS:X men. Young windsurfer Kiran Badloe (NED) had been gnawing day after day at the points ...

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Youth sailors win place in world’s longest ocean race ~ Clipper Race

Youth sailors win place in world’s longest ocean race ~ Clipper Race

2015 -16 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – Charlie Stannard, 19 from London and Heather Thomas, 18, from West Yorkshire are celebrating today after winning a life changing opportunity to race across the Pacific Ocean in Leg 6 of the famous Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race. Having been announced as finalists for the competition, run by the ...

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SAP 505 World Championships Pinnell

SAP 505 World Championships Pinnell

After Mike Holt and Carl Smit won the SAP 505 World Championships with a day to spare, the final day in South Africa was all about who could secure 2nd place overall. Heading out on to Algoa Bay from Port Elizabeth, Ian Pinnell and Johannes Tellen started the day 2 points ahead of Ted Conrads and Brian Haines from the ...

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Barcelona World Race ~ Moments of truth

Barcelona World Race ~ Moments of truth

Off the North African coast, Aleix Gelabert and Didac Costa must wish they quite literally had eyes in the back of their heads. Sailing just 90 miles off the busy port of Casablanca they have challenging coastal breezes to contend with, with the north-easterlies that have carried them towards Africa fading and shifting to the north, and their boat speed ...

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San Fernando Race 2015 – IRC overall decided

San Fernando Race 2015 - IRC overall decided

2015 San Fernando Race – With three boats left on the water, Ray Roberts OneSails Racing is confirmed as the IRC Overall winner of the rerouted San Fernando Race 2015 after a 330nm challenge which Roberts described as “pleasant conditions but tactically very difficult because of the challenging weather”. The TP52 was just 21 minutes away from ‘doing the double’ ...

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Day 1~ RORC Easter Challenge

Day 1~ RORC Easter Challenge

2015 RORC Easter Challenge – After forecasts earlier this week indicated the RORC Easter Challenge would kick off on ‘breezy Good Friday’, in the event the breeze shut down for two hours in the middle of what was a chilly overcast day on the Solent. Eventually the slow moving warm front shifted sufficiently for a six – eight knot southeasterly ...

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