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Sperry Charleston Race Week 16 – 19 April 2015

Sperry Charleston Race Week 16 - 19 April 2015

That’s a huge concern when it comes to planning a big regatta. Almost every large regatta you can name implements safety boats and crews to assist on the water should the need arise. Sperry Charleston Race Week does this too, in a big way. Come the middle of April this year, each of the six race courses (four with starting ...

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Extreme Sailing Series™ day for The Wave

Extreme Sailing Series™ day for The Wave

The opening day of the Extreme Sailing Series™, Act 2 Muscat, delivered an afternoon of perfect racing conditions, as the eight-strong Extreme 40 fleet flew around the coastal racecourse in Muscat, Oman, relishing the North Easterly breeze that filled in from eight to 16 knots. With six races complete, the stand out team for the day was undoubtedly home boat ...

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Volvo Ocean Race – Tropical Cyclone Pam delays start

Volvo Ocean Race - Tropical Cyclone Pam delays start

Due to Tropical Cyclone Pam, Volvo Ocean Race organisers have decided that the Volvo Ocean 65 boats will not leave Auckland for Itajaí earlier than 01:00 UTC (14:00 NZ time) on Monday 16 March. A final decision will be made and communicated no later than 23:00 UTC on Thursday 12 March (12:00 NZDT on Friday 13 March) on whether the ...

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RORC Easter Challenge 3 to 5 April

RORC Easter Challenge 3 to 5 April

Take part in the RORC’s UK season opener, the RORC Easter Challenge, taking place over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend (3 to 5 April), and some of the country’s leading experts will be on the water to offer crews free advice. This might be general observations, but crews are also encouraged to ask the coaches to focus on any specific ...

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Helly Hansen, has launched its JoinOurCrew competition

Helly Hansen, has launched its JoinOurCrew competition

Helly Hansen, has launched its JoinOurCrew competition – giving sailors a chance to win an all-inclusive trip to Sail Newport Helly Hansen, has launched its JoinOurCrew competition – giving sailors a chance to win an all-inclusive trip to Sail Newport Helly Hansen is inviting sailors to pick their preferred category – offshore, inshore, dingy, or cruising – and upload one ...

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J.P. Morgan Charity begins right here

J.P. Morgan Charity begins right here

Over the ten years that J.P. Morgan Asset Management has sponsored the Round the Island Race, more than £600,000 has been raised for charity, a truly fantastic accomplishment by all concerned; and there’s plenty more to come as J.P. Morgan embraces a further two years as the Race title sponsor. The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust has been appointed the official ...

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Hurricane force Horn – Barcelona World Race

On Day 70 of the Barcelona World Race, Jörg Riechers and Sébastien Audigane revealed that they encountered 70-knot gusts after rounding Cape Horn yesterday. Speaking in video conference today the Renault Captur skippers spoke of their relief at surviving what Audigane, who has now rounded the Horn four times, called “The most stressful conditions I have seen in 25 years.” ...

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China Cup International Regatta 2015

China Cup International Regatta 2015

We are delighted to announce the 9th Edition of the China Cup International Regatta will take place in Hong Kong and Shenzhen(Guangdong Province), China from October 30th to November 2nd, 2015, under the auspices of Water Sports Administration Center of the General Administration of Sport of China and Shenzhen Municipal Administration of Culture, Sports and Tourism. As the largest international ...

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Multihull Solutions two new incredible models

Visitors to the 2015 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show from 21-24 May are in for a treat with the exclusive Southern Hemisphere launch of two remarkable new catamarans at the Multihull Solutions stand. Multihull Solutions will be unveiling the exquisite Saba 50 sailing catamaran as well as the impressive Cumberland 47 Long Range power catamaran at the show. The Saba ...

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Marblehead to Halifax Race

Marblehead to Halifax Race

Marblehead to Halifax Race – Five teams representing organizations focused on competitive sail training and education have entered the race in the last week. Oakcliff Sailing has entered three teams: two on modified Farr 40s and a third on their Class 40. The US Naval Academy’s co-ed Varsity Offshore Sailing Team will enter the race with Gallant and Tenacious, both ...

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