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Volvo Ocean Race provide GAC Pindar with unique logistics challenges

Volvo Ocean Race provide GAC Pindar with unique logistics

The Volvo Ocean Race fleet is due into Auckland, used Zealand imminently following a gruelling 5,264 nautical mile race from Sanya, China. However, this is not the only race that has been taking place, GAC Pindar has been battling against the clock to ensure that the Auckland race village was ready ahead of the opening on the 27th February. Auckland ...

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Bennett Wins On Tiebreaker In Closely Fought Regatta

Bennett Wins On Tiebreaker In Closely Fought Regatta

Shawn Bennett (USA) won the Long Beach Stop of the 2015 California Dreamin’ Series Sunday in this International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Grade 3 match racing regatta hosted by Long Beach Yacht Club and raced on the Long Beach Sailing Foundation’s fleet of Catalina 37s. With a couple of his San Francisco Bay Area teammates and a few local additions, Bennett ...

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Poker Atlantique Barcelona World Race Mar 2, 2015

Poker Atlantique Barcelona World Race Mar 2, 2015

On board Cheminées Poujoulat, Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam resumed their advance. The two leaders displayed again beautiful speeds and should shortly begin to recover from the north on their way. But above all, they have so far managed to generate high pressures which are installed on the South Atlantic since the Argentinean coast. This is certainly the situation ...

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EHCA Hobie regatta calendar 2015

EHCA Hobie regatta calendar 2015

Dear Hobie® sailors, The Hobie MultiWorlds for Hobie14, Dragoon, Wild Cat and Tiger at Lake Garda,23rd July to 1st August 2015 Notice of Race has been released. Already we have nearly 130 entries in the various classes. The MultiWorlds and Hobie 16 Europeans will be the largest Hobie event on the 2015 calendar. Don’t be disappointed by missing out on ...

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Officine Panerai Classic Yachts Calllenge 2015 calendar

Officine Panerai announces the 2015 calendar for the leading international classic yacht circuit which the Florentine luxury sports watch-maker is sponsoring for the 11th consecutive year. As per tradition, the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge gets underway in April with the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta (15 – 21 of the month). This year brings the 28th edition of the event which ...

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Farr 40 International Circuit

Farr 40 International Circuit

Farr 40 International Circuit – Alex Roepers doesn’t like to dwell in the past. However, when prompted, the New York businessman will talk about the magical run he and the crew aboard Plenty enjoyed during the 2014 Farr 40 International Circuit. It really was an incredible season. It was the function of many years of piecing together all the elements ...

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Tactical Atlantic – Barcelona World Race

Tactical Atlantic - Barcelona World Race

Cheminées Poujoulat are fast again making 19.5kts in 25 to 35kts of W’ly breeze. In about 24 hours they will cross a transition into a SE’ly to have some downwind conditions. That is all well and good for Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam but they are now 1200 miles away from the coast and Neutrogena have a much better ...

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Bacardi Cup and Bacardi Miami Sailing Week

Bacardi Cup and Bacardi Miami Sailing Week

88th Bacardi Cup Headlines the Sixth BACARDI® Miami Sailing Week Presented by EFG Bank Hoping for warm weather and great sailing conditions, 173 boats will travel to Coconut Grove to compete in the 88th Bacardi Cup and the 6th BACARDI Miami Sailing Week (BMSW) presented by EFG Bank. The event begins on Monday, March 2, with the racing of the ...

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SUPERYACHT OWNERS’ SUMMIT 3 – 4 June 2015

SUPERYACHT OWNERS’ SUMMIT 3 - 4 June 2015

3 – 4 June 2015 Porto Montenegro confirmed as host venue Situated in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Bay of Kotor, Porto Montenegro has been changing the way the industry looks at destination marinas since it opened its doors in 2009. To this end, it has now announced its position as partner of prestigious The Superyacht Owners’ Summit ...

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DUBAI INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW 3 – 7 March 2015

DUBAI INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW 2015

 Dubai International Boat Show expands its features to capture growing regional marine market This year’s Dubai International Boat Show will see its features list multiply to meet the growing regional marine market. The 23rd running will be marked by international and regional premieres but, more importantly, new show features dedicated to sailing, fishing, and water sports. The show’s Superyacht experience, ...

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