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BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival March 30 – April 5

BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival March 30 - April 5

WARM WATER ~ HOT RACING ~ COOL PARTIES – Teams from Germany, The Netherlands, UK, Canada and USA will be joining local sailors when the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival gets underway March 30 to April 5. The international fleet will be hosted by Nanny Cay Resort and Marina on the idyllic island of Tortola and is home to ...

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Volvo Ocean Race pushed back another day for cyclone Pam

Volvo Ocean Race pushed back another day for cyclone Pam

Volvo Ocean Race organisers have pushed the start of leg five back a further day as the tropical cyclone tracking towards New Zealand has raised safety concerns for the fleet. The six-strong fleet was originally set to depart Auckland for the 6,776 nautical-mile voyage through the treacherous waters of the Southern Ocean on Sunday afternoon. But with the departure coinciding ...

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Extreme Sailing Series- OmanSail teams

Extreme Sailing Series- OmanSail teams and Sarah Ayton dominate podium Extreme Sailing Series – The Wave, Muscat’s trademark consistency proved difficult to nail on the second day of racing in Muscat but Oman Air claimed four podium places to affirm their growing status in the Extreme 40 fleet. Ashore pre-racing, double Olympic Gold medallist Sarah Ayton took time out to ...

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Barcelona World Race – Duelists long-term

Barcelona World Race - Duelists long-term

Since the departure of Barcelona, ​​on 31 December, the Barcelona World Race is marked by some fierce matches. He to whom indulge We are Water and One Planet One Ocean & Pharmaton is one of the tightest since their passage to Cape Horn, but goes back more than two months. Twenty miles separates after some 21,600 miles traveled. Neutrogena and ...

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Record entry for RYA Ladies’ Team Racing Nationals

Record entry for RYA Ladies’ Team Racing Nationals

Twenty teams set for title chase at Spinnaker Sailing Club – The RYA Ladies’ Team Racing National Championship showdown will take place this weekend (14-15 March) at Spinnaker Sailing Club, the home of team racing in southern England.   Hosted jointly by Spinnaker Club and Wessex Sailing Club (Southampton Uni), the event also incorporates the Championship for the BUSA (British ...

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St. Thomas International Regatta March 27-29, 2015

St. Thomas International Regatta March 27-29, 2015

A sleek fleet of some 80 yachts is expected to compete in the St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR), presented by TAG Heuer. Set for March 27 to 29 and hosted out of the St. Thomas Yacht Club, entries include a spectacular mix of newcomers from abroad and regional favorites with crews ranging from Olympic and America’s Cup sailors to yacht ...

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Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta 11th to 14th March 2015

Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta

Finishing touches were today being put to preparations for the fifth edition of the Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta and Rendezvous taking place in Virgin Gorda from 11th to 14th March 2015. Crew lists have been submitted, sails inventoried and technical briefings attended in readiness for the kick-off of racing tomorrow. Twelve of the world’s most beautiful sailing yachts have ...

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Skiing and Sailing the Arctic

Six women sailed to ski first descents in Iceland and Greenland—behind the Shifting Ice, Changing Tides expedition. At the core, outdoorspeople value similar things: escape, adventure, physical exertion, fear and overcoming it. However, beyond a shared love for what some would call hostile landscapes, ski mountaineering and sailing have very little in common. The Shifting Ice, Changing Tides expedition, a ...

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Sperry Charleston Race Week 16 – 19 April 2015

Sperry Charleston Race Week 16 - 19 April 2015

That’s a huge concern when it comes to planning a big regatta. Almost every large regatta you can name implements safety boats and crews to assist on the water should the need arise. Sperry Charleston Race Week does this too, in a big way. Come the middle of April this year, each of the six race courses (four with starting ...

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Extreme Sailing Series™ day for The Wave

Extreme Sailing Series™ day for The Wave

The opening day of the Extreme Sailing Series™, Act 2 Muscat, delivered an afternoon of perfect racing conditions, as the eight-strong Extreme 40 fleet flew around the coastal racecourse in Muscat, Oman, relishing the North Easterly breeze that filled in from eight to 16 knots. With six races complete, the stand out team for the day was undoubtedly home boat ...

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