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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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Volvo Ocean Race Vestas Wind

Volvo Ocean Race: Vestas Wind In Port Race – Sanya – Live Video Catch the live coverage of the In Port race in Sanya, presented by Team Vestas Wind. The race gets under way on Saturday February 7 followed by the Leg 4 start the following day Team Vestas Wind skipper, Chris Nicholson, will feature on the on the water ...

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America’s Cup Oracle Team USA

America’s Cup: Oracle Team USA to conduct final foiling session in USA The defending America’s Cup champion, Oracle Team USA, is scheduled to be training on its new AC45 foiling catamaran this month in San Francisco. ‘It will be great to commission the new boat,’ said tactician and sailing team manager Tom Slingsby. ‘You have to go back to the ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race prepares for brutal beginning the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race began in Alicante, Spain on Oct. 11, and has now completed three of the nice offshore legs. With the fleet in Asia, the fourth leg from Sanya, China to Auckland, New Zealand begins Feb. 8 with an ETA of Feb. 25-Mar. 5. Here Mark Chisnell provides a preview ...

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New regatta added to match racing tour

New regatta added to match racing tour Several changes to the World Match Racing Tour were announced at last month’s World Match Racing Association Tour Promoter Conference in London. During the two-day conference, attended by representatives from all but one tour event, it was revealed that the 2015 World Match Racing Tour will feature a new regatta and title sponsor, ...

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31st Primo Cup Trophée Credit Suisse

Primo Cup Trophée Credit Suisse Friday 30th January to Sunday 1st February 2015 and Friday 6th to Sunday 8th February 2015 Mistral postpones kick-off to Saturday Friday 30th January 2015 – It had been expected in the Principality – an official warning of strong winds gusting over 40 knots. Given the conditions, the Yacht Club de Monaco’s Race Committee, headed ...

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Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race: the Southern Ocean sorts out the fleet The gaps are widening after a month of racing Exclusion zone, the test Eight beacons to observe the ocean planet After a month of racing, the Barcelona World Race fleet is through into the Southern Ocean. As is often the case, the distances between the boats have widened as they’ve ...

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Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race – Potential tropical cyclone Barcelona World Race leaders Cheminées Poujoulat and Neutrogena are bracing themselves for the possible impact of two cyclonic low pressure systems which could bring 38-40 knots by Monday, with potential for 50-plus knots through Tuesday into Wednesday. The two front-runners are currently separated by around 220 miles with Bernard Stamm and Jean Le ...

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