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Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 onboard MAPFRE

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 MAPFRE breaks up the cosy threesome Cuervas-Mons and Xabi Fernandez sat below deck having a chat and some food. MAPFRE, guided by stand-in skipper Xabi Fernández (ESP), threatened to shake up the Volvo Ocean Race pack on Thursday by breaking the threesome which have so far dominated Leg 3 to Sanya. Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA), ...

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iGHOFISH Cyber Tournament

GHOFISH

iGHOFISH for the future Cyber Tournament is now underway for 2015 Anglers around the planet, courtesy of the free iGHOFISH fishing app, today can compete in worldwide cyber tournament and win awards for various gamefish species as well as monthly prizes. The app, which utilizes software developed by the Snook and Gamefish Foundation (SGF), serves as the official record keeper ...

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Premiere Sailing

Premiere Sailing

In a “Premiere Sailing” League of its Own New series presents a new way of racing…and thinking The new Premiere Sailing League, America, promises to change the way we think about amateur sailing in the U.S. Announced at the Strictly Sail boat show in Chicago on January 15 (J/Boat booth # 4030), the series kicks off this August and will ...

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J/80 World Championship, 2015

J/80 World Championship Kiel 2015

J/80 World Championship, 2015: J/80s to set up camp in Kiel Kieler Yacht-Club is using the momentum of the successful ORC worlds last August and for another upcoming keelboat world championship in 2015: In July this year, the J/80s will return to Kiel Fjord where a sizeable fleet already had their world champion seven years ago. 65 boats took part ...

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The Ferretti Yachts Düsseldorf Boat Show

Ferretti Yachts 750 & Pershing 62

The Ferretti Yachts 750 & Pershing 62 at the Düsseldorf International Boat Show The Ferretti Group is back at the BOOT 2015, the first boat show to be held this year, where it will also display two Riva iconic yachts: the Aquariva Super and the Rivarama Super This Saturday 17th January, the 2015 edition of th BOOT, the Düsseldorf International ...

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Alpari World Match Racing

Alpari World Match Racing Tour land of opportunity As the world of professional yacht racing continues to open up new challenges for today’s top sailors, Andy Rice looks at how one of the longest running global sailing world championships gives sailors the skills (and the money) they need to make it to the top of the sport… Making your way ...

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Langkawi Regatta

Langkawi Regatta

Langkawi Regatta: Winds up and carnage continues… Langkawi, Malaysia: All night the wind whistled past the hotel windows and by morning a lumpy sea swell had built up on the outside coastal course area, setting the stage for an interesting day of racing. Before the scheduled start time, a Platu mast snapped off below the first spreader and another reported ...

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Alpari World Match Racing Tour

Alpari World Match Racing Tour

Alpari World Match Racing Tour Land of Opportunity As the world of professional yacht racing continues to open up new challenges for today’s top sailors, Andy Rice looks at how one of the longest running global sailing world championships gives sailors the skills (and the money) they need to make it to the top of the sport… Making your way ...

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Emirates Team NZ gets shipshape at McDougall

Emirates Team NZ gets shipshape at McDougall

Emirates Team NZ gets shipshape at McDougall + McConaghy 2015 Moth Worlds Some of the biggest names in America’s Cup sailing are here at the McDougall + McConaghy 2015 Moth Worlds, honing their skills, team bonding and generally coming to grips with the exciting foiling Moth. America’s Cup team Emirates Team used Zealand (ETNZ) is no exception. Dean Barker, Ray ...

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Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2015

Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2015

Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2015 The 13th Royal Langkawi International Regatta (RLIR) 2015 kicked off with 39 of the 40 registered yachts taking to the waters on Race Day 1 on 13 January 2015. Taking advantage of the 12 to 18 knots wind, Principal Race Officer Simon James ran two races for each class. Oi! blew the competition away in the Racing ...

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