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Neutrogena stops in New Zealand Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race – Second Placed Neutrogena stops in New Zealand After suffering an engine problem which affects their ability to generate electrical power, Guillermo Altadill (ESP) and Jose Munoz (CHI), who are racing in second place in the Barcelona World Race around the world, have taken the decision to reroute to the south of New Zealand to make a ...

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Volvo Ocean Race – Inside Track: Leg 4 Episode 1

The first 36 hours after leaving Sanya: upwind, high waves and up to 30 knots. Genny Tulloch gives an update on the race, and Skipper Charles Caudrelier describes the situation on current leaders Dongfeng Race Team. Thank you Sanya! Sanya has been a great stopover for the Volvo Ocean Race. The next chapter might just be the best one yet. ...

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Turkish waters boat owners cruising

Boat owners cruising in Turkish waters are facing more difficulties because a new law regarding Residence Permits is confusing everyone concerned, the Cruising Association has revealed. Visitors’ Visas to Turkey for cumulative visits of up to 90 days in a rolling 180 days are easily obtained on-line – an agreement that matches the Schengen regulations for non-EU citizens. But many ...

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SAP Extreme Sailing Team

SAP Extreme Sailing Team on the march in Singapore Shuffling the pack: SAP Extreme Sailing Team and Red Bull Sailing Team sail smart and fast to finish day two at the Extreme Sailing Series™ season opener in first and second place. Find out how they did it with the SAP sailing analytics here. – New year new mindset. Pete Cumming, ...

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Barcelona World Race

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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RYA Race Officials Conference goes live

The RYA has teamed up with SportsXstream and SailRacer to provide session recording and live video streaming from the RYA National Race Officials conference which is being held at Wyboston Lakes over the weekend of 07 – 08 February 2015. With a growing international presence the RYA National Race Officials conference is held every other year and attracts over 200 ...

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Extreme Sailing Series

Extreme Sailing Series – 2015 Season Opens in Singapore Leigh McMillan and the team on The Wave, Muscat couldn’t have got off to a better start at the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series in Singapore. The team representing Oman executed a consistent strategy in trying conditions, sailing to victory in three of the eight races sailed to finish the day just ...

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Sail the Gulf Regatta 2015

2015 Sail the Gulf Regatta – Day 1 Welcome to Qatar and the exotic city of Doha, where tradition and history meet architectural innovation and magnificent skyscrapers, to create a breathtaking landscape. In the heart of winter, Doha offers unique sailing conditions, which is why ‘Sail the Gulf Regatta’ is building on 23 years of success. Sail the Gulf is ...

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Norfolk and Suffolk summer holidays

Norfolk and Suffolk summer holidays guide: the best new attractions Expert advice on the top new activities, hotels, restaurants and attractions for breaks in Norfolk and Suffolk in 2015, including new places to stay, walking routes, sailing, and news from the National Trust Norfolk and Suffolk are classic holiday terrain with lovely beaches, rolling sand dunes, little sailing harbours among ...

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America’s Cup Fresh shots in cheating case

Fresh shots have been fired in the America’s Cup cheating case that refuses to go away. Kiwi sailor Matt Mitchell, a former grinder for Oracle Team USA, has filed complaints of gross misconduct against all five members of the America’s Cup jury, including New Zealand’s Graham McKenzie, with sailing’s international governing body, ISAF. His action follows a recently laid complaint ...

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