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Langkawi Regatta Malaysia 2015

Langkawi Regatta Malaysia 2015

Langkawi, Malaysia: Class leaders dominate proceedings… As the North Easterly trade wind is still favourable, the IRC Classes completed a quick windward/leeward race in Bass Harbour before setting off on a passage race along the West coast of Langkawi. The newly revamped Cruising Classes headed downwind to Rebak Island and back, while the Multihulls caught up on their program and ...

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Gocycle G2 boat bike

Gocycle G2 boat bike

Gocycle G2, the ultimate boat bike? Testing a Gocycle G2 folding electric bicycle outside a tent at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show almost cost me dearly. Aside from the beautifully clean design, I found the bike easy to learn and comfortable to use, and it’s a thrill to get some power assistance when you put extra pressure on the pedals ...

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Volvo Ocean Race: “I am proud of them…”

Volvo Ocean Race Dongfeng

Volvo Ocean Race: “I am proud of them…” The enormity of the challenge is brought home to Caudrelier Another windless night but the new wind has finally started to touch the fleet and Dongfeng whilst having first gained, is now seeing the peloton come back at them chipping away at the miles.  Last night was another windless one, but the ...

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RYA Youth National Championships 2015

RYA Youth National Championships 2015

Entries open for the 2015 RYA Youth National Championships Entries for the 2015 RYA Youth National Championships, being held at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA), are now open. The premier event on the RYA Youth Racing calendar will take place from the 4 -10 April on the waters used for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, ...

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Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race: Challege not over for Thomson and Ribes One of the most painful experiences of my sporting life’ says Thomson Alex Thomson and Pepe Ribes started the Barcelona World Race perfectly, with two race records broken: Barcelona to the Straits of Gibraltar and from Barcelona to the Equator. HUGO BOSS set out to race 26,000 miles around the ...

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Terry Hutchinson and Stephanie Roble Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year

Terry Hutchinson and Stephanie Roble

Terry Hutchinson and Stephanie Roble Named US Sailing’s 2014 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Terry Hutchinson and Stephanie Roble Named US Sailing’s 2014 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year – Terry Hutchinson tends to his position as tactician aboard Alex Roeper’s Plenty on the way to winning the Rolex Farr 40 World Championship. Terry Hutchinson of Annapolis, ...

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Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 onboard MAPFRE

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 MAPFRE breaks up the cosy threesome Cuervas-Mons and Xabi Fernandez sat below deck having a chat and some food. MAPFRE, guided by stand-in skipper Xabi Fernández (ESP), threatened to shake up the Volvo Ocean Race pack on Thursday by breaking the threesome which have so far dominated Leg 3 to Sanya. Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA), ...

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iGHOFISH Cyber Tournament

GHOFISH

iGHOFISH for the future Cyber Tournament is now underway for 2015 Anglers around the planet, courtesy of the free iGHOFISH fishing app, today can compete in worldwide cyber tournament and win awards for various gamefish species as well as monthly prizes. The app, which utilizes software developed by the Snook and Gamefish Foundation (SGF), serves as the official record keeper ...

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Premiere Sailing

Premiere Sailing

In a “Premiere Sailing” League of its Own New series presents a new way of racing…and thinking The new Premiere Sailing League, America, promises to change the way we think about amateur sailing in the U.S. Announced at the Strictly Sail boat show in Chicago on January 15 (J/Boat booth # 4030), the series kicks off this August and will ...

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J/80 World Championship, 2015

J/80 World Championship Kiel 2015

J/80 World Championship, 2015: J/80s to set up camp in Kiel Kieler Yacht-Club is using the momentum of the successful ORC worlds last August and for another upcoming keelboat world championship in 2015: In July this year, the J/80s will return to Kiel Fjord where a sizeable fleet already had their world champion seven years ago. 65 boats took part ...

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