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Sailing Arabia The Tour 2015

EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2015 will visit some of the most beautiful marinas in the Arabian Gulf. The event will start with an opening ceremony at The Wave, Muscat, then follow the fleet to Sohar and around the Musandam Peninsula to the UAE, Qatar and Bahrain. With a complete lack of wind in the start area off the ...

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Nespresso Youth International Match 2015

Twenty year old Harry Price representing the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia with his crew of Ben Robinson, Cameron Gundy and Murray Jones have won the Nespresso Youth International Match Racing Championships. Harry Price Wins The Nespresso Youth International Match Racing Championships 2015 Price beat local George Brasell three races to one in the first to three final series. The ...

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RYS Regatta Three majestic J-Class Yachts

The promise of a spectacle of timeless classic versus cutting edge modern is emerging early in the year as the entries for the Royal Yacht Squadron’s Bicentenary start to lay down the gauntlet for the summer of sailing in England’s Solent in the last week of July. Three majestic J-Class Yachts, Velsheda, Ranger and Lionheart , will line up alongside ...

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Australian 470 Nationals champions 2015

Australian 470 Nationals new champions 2015 World Champions and World 1 in the Men’s 470 class Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan have taken home their third consecutive National Title at the 2015 Australian 470 Nationals (11-15 February 2015), which concluded at Southport Yacht Club on the Gold Coast yesterday (Sunday 15 February 2015). The National title in the Women’s 470 ...

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Geographe Bay Race Week 2015

Geographe Bay Race Week Saturday 14th – Friday 20th February 2015 starts with tight racing he Division One IRC fleet started Geographe Bay Race Week with a trio of windward/leeward races and if the results of the day’s racing set the tone for the week, we are in for some very tight racing indeed. Each of the three races was ...

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Marinas in the US Industry Market Research Report

Marinas in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld has been updated Over the past five years, the Marinas industry has been sailing along with increased revenue growth and rising profit. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Marinas industry in its growing industry report collection. Over the past five years, the Marinas ...

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Morning Report Monday 16 Feb Volvo Ocean Race

After splitting five days ago from the main Volvo Race fleet, following SCA’s early tack, the ‘Taiwan way’ has proven to be the lucky one. Team Brunel is 80 nm ahead of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing who lead the now chasing pack. Despite Team Brunel’s move to the top of the scoreboard, at the moment the investment to the north ...

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Qualifers Venue Decision delayed America’s Cup 35

The requirement in the Protocol for the 35th America’s Cup for Qualifiers venue to be announced on February 15, has not been met and is now deferred for a fortnight. A telephone conference is believed to have been held on Sunday between the five Challengers and Defender, Golden Gate Yacht Club/Oracle Team USA to discuss the options for the Venue ...

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Superyacht Marina St. Kitts

Superyacht Marina opens at Christophe Harbour St. Kitts – Eastern Caribbean The Marina at Christophe Harbour, the Eastern Caribbean’s highly anticipated superyacht marina on the island of St. Kitts, is now open. Led by superyacht owner and real estate developer Buddy Darby, this new homeport is a $100 million infrastructure investment that immediately establishes St. Kitts as part of the ...

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Gotta Love It 7

Defending champion Gotta Love It 7 team does it again The defending champion Gotta Love It 7 team has done it again, and certainly set up the chance to make it a sixth consecutive JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship. Seve Jarvin, Sam Newton and Scott Babbage raced to an early lead then saw it disappear during incredibly flukey conditions, but ...

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