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Multihulls at Les Voiles de St. Barth

Multihulls at Les Voiles de St. Barth

One of the principles behind Les Voiles de St. Barth since the event’s creation back in 2010 is that all the boats, whatever their size or rating, are allowed to have free expression. In this way, in addition to the monohull craft, a number of multihulls also participate in the event each year. The fleet of multihulls competing in Les ...

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America’s Cup World Series Tickets Sell-out

Americas Cup World Series-Tickets Sell-out

The America’s Cup World Series taking place off Portsmouth in 23-26 July is proving a hit, with over 85,000 bookings already made to date. Tickets to the free-to-view Waterside Festival Arena have just sold out for the Saturday and Sunday and the official Fanzone Arena is getting close to selling out. The organisers for the event report the tickets are ...

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Barcelona ORC World Championship 27th June to 4th July

Barcelona ORC World Championship 27th June to 4th July

With more than four months for its celebration, the Barcelona ORC World Championship has already 70 registered boats of 120 set a maximum number. 17 countries will be on what is already seen as one of the best ORC world championships in recent years. More than ever, and from 27th June to 4th July, Barcelona will be global with the ...

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Volvo Ocean Race – Leg 5 Morning report

Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 5 Morning report

Volvo Ocean Race’s six-strong fleet finally headed out of Auckland on Wednesday morning (Tuesday evening UK) after the Leg 5 departure was delayed 67 hours to avoid the worst of Cyclone Pam. The start was in light conditions and it was Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA) who set the pace, leading round the final mark out into the Southern Ocean. ...

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Barcelona World Race goes to Finish

Barcelona World Race goes to Finish

Cheminées Poujoulat, Barcelona World Race leaders, are expected to make their tack towards the Mediterannean this evening, albeit still with about 1100 miles to sail to Gibraltar. Current routing has them into the Med on Sunday 22nd March. The final stage to Barcelona should take around two and a half to three days which, everything remaining equal, would see the ...

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Volvo Ocean Race – Auckland LIVE start

The Leg 5 Start Is On Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race Auckland – Itajai leg 5 start will be live from 19:45 hrs UTC Tuesday night in the UK . . . See it here . . by admin

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ORC Championship 2015 in Barcelona 27Th June to 4Th July

ORC Championship 2015 in Barcelona 27Th June to 4Th July

ORC World Championship 2015 – Northern Light Sailing Team and OneSails announced that they have reached a partnership agreement for the supply of new sails, with them the team will take part at the ORC in Barcelona. The youth team will take part in the World Championship with the Dufour 34M; Northern Light Sailing Team with that boat has already ...

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Volvo Ocean Race ~ Leg 5 start is on !!

Volvo Ocean Race ~ Leg 5 start is on !!

Following fresh information on the development of Cyclone Pam, Race organisers announced that Leg 5 from Auckland, New Zealand to Itajaí, Brazil will now start on Wednesday, March 18 at 09:00 NZDT (Tuesday March 17, 20:00 UTC). We see a significant change between leaving Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning in easier conditions, and this was also the preference of the ...

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RS Feva SW Open training ~ Hayling Island Sailing Club, UK

Hayling Island Sailing Club

This weekend 14 sailors took to the sea in Torbay for the last RS Feva SW Open training. After three heavy wind weekends it was a relief to have a perfect 14 knots each day! Except for a few feelings of sea sickness due to the huge waves rolling in, the sailors where in high spirits after the first day ...

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20 – 24 July 2015 Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week

20 - 24 July 2015 Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week

The Royal London Yacht Club, organisers of Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week, is delighted to announce that Hudson Wight Performance Sailwear is continuing its valued sponsorship of the fastest growing regatta in the country, and has been re-appointed as official clothing supplier for 2015. Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week has been growing at over 20% per year since its inception ...

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