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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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Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race: Parallel Lines, Parallel Lives Regularity and routine, such as they want it, has kicked in for the leaders of the Barcelona World Race as they race past the latitude of Recife, Brazil. Leaders Alex Thomson and Pepe Ribes were 260 miles east of the NE corner of Brazil and closest challengers Neutrogena, Guillermo Altadill and José Munoz ...

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SB20s keelboat class World Championships 2017

SB20s Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes for 2017 World Championships

SB20s head to the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes for 2017 World Championships he SB20 keelboat class will hold its 2017 World Championships at the prestigious Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes, Isle of Wight. Following a competitive tender process from five international sailing clubs in Cork, Galway, Ulster and Tasmania, Australia, the SB20 World Council voted for the RYS to host ...

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McConaghy Boats dominate 70th Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

McConaghy Boats

McConaghy built yachts have yet again secured the most coveted trophies and Rolex timepieces in the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, most significantly: Bob Oatley’s Reichel/Pugh 100, Wild Oats XI claimed the J.H. Illingworth Trophy and a Rolex timepiece yet again after winning line honours for a record eighth time Roger Hickman’s Farr 43,Wild Rose won the Tattersall’s Cup ...

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International i 14 World Championships

International i 14 World Championships

International 14 World Championships: Aussies fight hard to unseat Brits Australian skippers Brad Devine and Lindsay Irwin did their best to upset the dominance of the British today fighting them with vengeance in Race 4 of the International 14 World Championships being hosted by Royal Geelong Yacht Club. They put the pressure on series leaders Glen Truswell and Sam Pascoe ...

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J.P. Morgan yacht race 2015

J.P. Morgan yacht race 2015

J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s Britain’s favourite yacht race J.P. Morgan 2015’s Race is held on Saturday 27th June. The first start is scheduled for 0700. The 2015 Event is J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s 11th year as Title Sponsor and the 84th edition of this iconic yacht race. The Island Sailing Club is grateful for the continued support of the Race Title ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race Dongfeng Race Team

Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng Race Team in the wind shadow Read our OBR, Sam Greenfield’s take on the stress levels at the chart tables for Charles in his blog here Charles Caudrelier’s blog this morning sums up the dominant factor on the water right now “One thing that is obsessing me at the moment is how far off India should ...

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Panerai Transat Classique 2015

Panerai Transat Classique 2015

Panerai Transat Classique 2015 : No time to rest It’s been an incredibly intense few hours, pure cut and thrust! Every refresh of the chart produces a new leader. For the last few updates it seemed as if Altair was well established at the head of the pack, both in real and corrected times. And then it all changed! The ...

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International i14 World Championship 2015

International i14 World Championship 2015

International 14 World Championship 2015: British hold onto lead after wild day The British have given notice that they intend taking out the podium places at this year’s I14 World Championships after delivering another commanding performance on Geelong’s Corio Bay. Britain’s Glen Truswell and Sam Pascoe took first place across the line. Ben McGrane and James Hughes were second and ...

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