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Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race - Reason to smile

Volvo Ocean Race – Reason to smile It was a duel that raged from the moment they left their Emirati departure port back on January 3. “I’m just looking at MAPFRE and Brunel,” said Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad as the two boats tore into the Sanya harbor earlier today. “And I think there’s as much distance between them ...

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Monsoon Cup – Alpari World Match Racing Tour 2015

Monsoon Cup - Alpari World Match Racing Tour 2015

Monsoon Cup Malaysia, the final event of the 2014 Alpari World Match Racing Tour, is to take place in its new home of Johor, the southernmost state of Malaysia, over 10th-14th February. World Championship Title In The Balance … n addition to being the grand finale of the Tour, the event will also see the 2014 ISAF Match Racing World ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Chinese team make history

Dongfeng Win Leg Three – Chinese team make history at Volvo Ocean Race Sanya –A Chinese sailing team led by a French captain took the third leg of the Volvo Ocean Race on Tuesday, crossing the finish line in home waters to make history as the event’s first Chinese stage winners. Charles Caudrelier and his Dongfeng Race Team arrived in ...

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Bell’s Beer 91st Consecutive Bayview Mackinac Race

Bell's Beer 91st Consecutive Bayview Mackinac Race

Bell’s Beer 91st Consecutive Bayview Mackinac Race – Changes Promise an Enhanced Racing Experience Changes Promise an Enhanced Racing Experience.  Significant changes have been made to the 91st 2015 Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race in order to enhance the race experience, and by the looks of it, sailors are embracing them wholeheartedly. With registration having opened a month earlier than ...

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Earn commission from RYA

Earn commission for your club in 2015 from RYA RYA Joining Point scheme helping clubs, training centres and marinas earn commission for promoting RYA membership.. Following a fetching face lift in 2014 the RYA Joining Point scheme is going from strength to strength.  Since it’s re-launch some eight months ago the scheme has seen a 74% increase in the number ...

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Dometic Marine Products

Dometic Marine Products

Dometic delivers new STS900 chiller to Trinity Yachts Dometic Marine has announced that it has signed an agreement with Trinity Yachts, LLC to provide the high-capacity Dometic STS900 chiller for Trinity’s TO62 vessel, a 194-foot superyacht. The new STS900 is a state-of-the-art chiller for yachts up to 200 feet, providing 75 tons of cooling capacity and 75 kilowatts of heat. ...

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Key West Race Week

Key West Race Week

Key West Race Week – Fantastic finish at Florida Keys Most of the marquee classes at Quantum Key West Race Week 2015 came down to the last day of the regatta, which delivered the toughest conditions of the week. Howling winds and rough seas challenging the competitors on Friday, forcing the top contenders to raise their game in order to ...

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ARMIN STROM wins GC32 USA

ARMIN STROM wins GC32 USA

ARMIN STROM Sailing Team wins GC32 USA debut at Quantum Key West Race Week Quantum Key West Race Week provided the opportunity for the GC32s to make a spectacular debut in the USA. During the five days of racing held in balmy temperatures off the southernmost tip of Florida, crews experienced a range of conditions. The beginning of the week ...

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Barcelona World Race

Cheminées Poujoulat first into Indian Ocean

Barcelona World Race – Cheminées Poujoulat first into Indian Ocean The first of the iconic Great Capes has been passed in the Barcelona World Race with Cheminées Poujoulat rounding the Cape of Good Hope earlier this morning. Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam passed 20°E around 400 miles south of Cape Agulhas – the southernmost tip of Africa – at ...

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Le Breton SIG80

Le Breton SIG80

We have been hard at work on our flagship design, the Le Breton SIG80 . The result is even more beautiful than the initial concept drawings, and we have added an extra layer of detail to the cockpit and interior layout. The objective of the SIG80 is to combine outstanding performance with true luxury. The speed potential of a well ...

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