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Volvo Ocean Race – Morning Report Tuesday 24 Feb

At the 15:40 report Monday, Team SCA closed to within 18 nm and sailing faster the then Volvo Race leader, Dongfeng Race Team, and it looked like an upset was on the cards, but that was as near as they got and this morning SCA is back 69 nm off the leader, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. On the Emirati boat, ...

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New Australian Sailing Team

The new 2015 Australian Sailing Team additions Matthew Wearn (WA), David Gilmour (WA), Rhys Mara (VIC) and Joel Turner (QLD) were officially welcomed on to the Australian Sailing Team at a team dinner at Middle Harbour Yacht Club last night. Sydney Olympic gold medallist in the Men’s 470 Tom King officially inducted the recent additions to the Australian Sailing Team. ...

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High Performance Yacht Design Conference 2015

TOP HIGH PERFORMANCE YACHT DESIGN TALENT – Gurit reinforces its long-standing commitment to High Performance Yacht Design Conference Auckland, New Zealand, Gurit (SIX Swiss Exchange: GUR), a worldwide leading developer and manufacturer of advanced com-posites and technologies, is delighted to announce sponsorship of the High Performance Yacht Design Conference to be held in Auckland, New Zealand, at the Viaduct Marine ...

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Doldrums outside the Doldrums Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 – The Doldrums outside the Doldrums – that’s the expression used by Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing’s navigator Simon Fisher. The fleet is currently sailing in a 150nm wide area of very unstable and unpredictable light winds. But while the five first boats parked up 155nm east of the Vanuatu Island, Team SCA has been making fantastic ...

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Croatian Boat of the Year 2015

Worldwide boating industry has chosen its favourites Wishing to present variety of its interests, nautical catalogue nauCAT (www.naucat.com) decided again to organise selecting of the ‘Croatian Boat of the Year’. Many new boats are introduced and improved every year in the boating industry. This year nauCAT has selected 23 of those boats as the top products which are selling on ...

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EFG Sailing Arabia

EFG Sailing Arabia – Sidney Gavignet’s EFG Bank extends overall lead EFG Sailing Arabia 2015 – The Tour that began in Muscat, Oman on 15 February, is now at the halfway stage in Dubai at the end of Leg 3 and there is a battle royal at the front of the fleet between the defending champion, EFG Bank (Monaco), the ...

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2015 SCYA Midwinter Regatta Farr 40 class

2015 SCYA Midwinter Regatta at LBYC – Godwin wins Farr 40 class and Melendres tops the Cal 25s Ray Godwin of Long Beach Yacht Club and his Farr 40, Temptress, team won their One-Design class while Art and Scott Melendres, also of LBYC, won their Cal 25, One-Time, team won their class Sunday in the 86th annual Southern California Yachting ...

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Barcelona World Race Pit-Stop Spirit of Hungary as Renault Captur

Spirit of Hungary head to Invercargill Pit-Stop as Renault Captur re-start out of Wellington – Barcelona World Race Spirit of Hungary will pit-stop in to Invercargill, South Island NZ Renault Captur left Wellington at 0500hrs UTC this morning After at least four mast climbs between them, Nandor Fa and Conrad Colman have made the hard decision to bring Spirit of ...

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Asia Boating Awards Online Nominations Open for 2015

Online nominations for the much-anticipated annual Asia Boating Awards are now open. Readers of Asia-Pacific Boating and China Boating magazines, yacht owners, boating enthusiasts, brands and industry professionals are invited to have their say about who deserves to be recognised as the best in Asia’s yachting scene. Online nominations can be submitted in the Awards section of the Asia-Pacific Boating ...

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Barcelona World Race

 Barcelona World Race – The Bountiful Horn Beckons for Stamm and Le Cam Cheminées Poujoulat 800 miles to Cape Horn. Extreme conditions for them during the next hours. Neutrogena vs GAES Centros Auditivos. Ten miles between them. Renault Captur docked Saturday 23hrs One Planet, One Ocean & Pharmaton now is 5th. Spirit of Hungary trying to avoid a pitstop Legend ...

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