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Isle of Man ~ Sailing training this week

Isle of Man ~ Sailing training this week

The Isle of Man Yacht Club in Port St Mary begins junior dinghy training this week. The courses are held on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings starting at 6pm for the first couple of weeks. There are a few places still available. For further information contact Wendy Hill on 835646. The MS&CC (Manx Sailing and Cruising Club, the name of ...

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Dongfeng make it to Itajaí for leg 6 ~ Volvo Ocean Race

Dongfeng make it to Itajaí for leg 6 ~ Volvo Ocean Race

Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA) breathed a huge sigh of relief on Monday after the boat arrived in Itajaí from Ushuaia, Argentina, following the mast breakage. Right on schedule ready for the refit of a new mast. It has been a long journey for the stricken boat since the top of its mast fractured 200 nautical miles (nm) from Cape ...

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Record entries ~ Round the Island Race

Round the Island Race 2015

At the Island Sailing Club in Cowes, organisers of the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, the Race entries team has witnessed a flurry of activity since the clocks changed. The nod towards summer has encouraged an increase in momentum as entries are nearing the 800 mark. Standard entries close at midnight on Saturday 13th June. rtir.me/entries  Clipper ...

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European Tour for a Swiss Safram catamaran in 2015

A new Swiss sailing project is launched on the shores of Lake Geneva. The multihull Safram is to race Europe’s greatest lake regattas. The high tech 35 foot Ventilo M1 multihull Zenith has been rechristened Safram (SUI50) for 2015 and chartered by Rodolphe Gautier to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Swiss pan-European transport company of the same name. The ...

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GAC Pindar’s logistics Volvo Ocean Race, Brazil

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GAC Pindar’s logistics operation going to plan as the Volvo Ocean Race reaches Brazil, Itajaί – 13 April 2015 – The Volvo Ocean Race has passed the halfway mark and reached Itajaί in Brazil, the fifth stopover. While the focus of the race has been centred on the battle for the podium positions and the Dongfeng Race Team leg five ...

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Sail Port Stephens, April 13-19, 2015

Sail Port Stephens 2015 13th – 19th April 2015

– conducted by the Corlette Point Sailing Association Raceing on Nelson Bay and around the outer islands of Port Stephens on the NSW north coast Skirts and stuffed parrots on glorious opening day at Port Stephens. A 16 nautical mile explore the bay race on flat water in warm 10 knot SSW winds gently opened the Commodore’s Cup series and ...

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Etchells National Championship 2015 ~ And the title goes to..

Etchells National Championship 2015 ~ And the title goes to..

The 2015 Etchells National Championship proved the old sailing adage that nothing in a regatta is certain until the very last race. Marvin Beckmann and his crew faced a difficult task going into the last race of the regatta. After a scratch performance in Race Seven, they had put five boats between them and Etchells World Champion Bill Hardesty in ...

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NEISA Championship

NEISA Championship

After weeks of preparing for the NEISA Team Race Championship, the Harvard sailing team finished the weekend with a fifth place finish, falling short of a bid to nationals by one race. In addition, contingents competing at the Mystic Lake Team Race and Emily Wick Trophy took home fifth and 18th, respectively. NEISA TEAM RACE CHAMPIONSHIP – FOWLE TROPHY Coming ...

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Team Vestas Wind – Nico says ‘See you in Lisbon!’

Team Vestas Wind - Nico says 'See you in Lisbon!'

Team Vestas Wind skipper Chris Nicholson talked to Sail-World.com, providing this update as the countdown to Lisbon clicks on for the Danish Volvo Ocean Race team pushes on in the repair process, as Nico and his crew work towards the Portuguese start line. ‘I’d have to say that on the critical path we vary between plus or minus three days. ...

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Land Rover Extreme 40 sails

Land Rover Extreme 40 sails

On one of the world’s busiest waterways, the Huangpu River, in the Bund area of Shanghai, hundreds of thousands of passers-by were stopped in their tracks today by the unique sight of the Land Rover Extreme 40 sailing on this iconic waterway alongside cargo ships, tankers and passenger ferries. The Land Rover Extreme 40 sailed right through the heart of ...

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