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Waterproof bags and cases from Over Board

Waterproof bags and cases from Over Board

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Panerai Transat Classique 2015

Panerai Transat Classique 2015

Panerai Transat Classique Finishers arrive in a flurry Friday will forever remain in the memories of those taking part in the Panerai Transat Classique with six contenders for a place on the podium crossing the finishing line in Fort-de-France Bay in the space of thirteen hours. What a day it’s been! Calm and concord. In the warm airs of the ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race: Less than 500 miles to go Leg 3: Abu Dhabi to Sanya (4,670 nautical miles) Days at sea: 21 Boat speed: 9 knots Distance to finish: 451 nautical miles. Position in fleet: Still in the lead.‘I hope we can keep the position like this, keep it until the morning of the 27th and share the glory and ...

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18s Australian Championship

18s Australian Championship

Woody clean sweeps Historical 18s Australian Championship to reclaim title John ‘Woody’ Winning sailed Aberdare to a win today, clean sweeping the three-race Historical 18s Australian Championship he won last year. With his two main rivals Yendys (Harold Cudmore) and Australia IV (Terry McDell) retiring from yesterday’s race, it paved the way for Winning, who grew up on the Harbour ...

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Key West Race Week

Key West Race Week

Fantastic Finish at Key West Race Week 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 claim overall victory. ...

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Festival of Sails

Festival of Sails 2015

Festival of Sails – Hectic conditions change the pace Conditions were hectic for the Festival of Sails fleet due to a howling west sou’west breeze gusting to 28 knots inshore and 33 offshore that whipped up Corio Bay and put the acid test on boat handling skills. Gear breakages, ripped sails, four sailors overboard and some minor injuries kept Principal ...

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Motor Boat Awards 2015 winners

Motor Boat Awards

The winners of the 2015 Motor Boat Awards were announced on Monday, January 12 at a gala dinner hosted by Time Inc UK, publisher of Motor Boat & Yachting magazine, at the Landmark Hotel in London. Sponsored by Pantaenius Sail and Motor Yacht Insurance, an audience of over 250 international guests saw the 2015 Motor Boat Awards presented to winning ...

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173rd Festival of Sails

173rd Festival of Sails

173rd Festival of Sails- Fluky winds and another stunning summer’s day at Geelong The enormous cruising fleet that makes up 65% of the total number of entries at the 173rd Festival of Sails made the most of the fluky winds and another stunning summer’s day at Geelong on their penultimate day of competition. Each cruising division peeled off the start ...

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St.Maarten Heineken Regatta.

St.Maarten Heineken Regatta.

20 Nations head for 2015 St.Maarten Heineken Regatta. Simpson Bay, St.Maarten. The 35th St.Maarten Heineken Regatta has already attracted entries from 20 different countries: Antigua, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Puerto Rico, Russia, St.Maarten, Uruguay, USA and the US Virgin Islands. The hallmarks of the regatta are sensational racing in ...

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Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race- Sport and Science Meet Neutrogena still catching 500 miles to Cape of Good Hope ARGO Beacons launch day Sport met science today on the Barcelona World Race when the pairs of skippers took the first opportunity to deploy their data monitoring Argo beacon which was given to them in Bareclona prior to the start. Even the duos ...

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