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Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race

Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race

2015 Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race – Guided by a full moon and making the most of the warm NE breeze the international crew of 17 on Karl Kwok’s 80-foot maxi Beau Geste took line honours tonight in the protracted Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race. Their official finish time recorded at the base of ...

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IWC Boutique welcomes professional sailing team

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing team visiting the IWC Boutique.

IWC Boutique welcomes professional sailing team The podium result follows a leg win in the opening stage from the Spanish port of Alicante to Cape Town and sees Walker’s team tied on points for the overall race lead with the Dutch and Chinese entries. Abu Dhabi: The Swiss luxury watch manufacturer and Official Timekeeper of the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing ...

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Powerboating Courses

US Powerboating

California Approves US Powerboating Courses PORTSMOUTH, R.I.  – The California Division of Boating and Waterways has approved US Powerboating’s Safe Powerboat Handling and Basic Powerboat Cruising courses. California becomes the 12th state to approve these courses that meet or exceed the requirements for safe boating education. US Powerboating is an affiliate of US Sailing, the National Governing Body for the ...

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Phuket International Boat Show 2015

The Phuket International Boat Show- Thailand’s leading Luxury Lifestyle Show What better way to start off more fun 2015 than to visit next week’s opening of the Phuket International Boat Show at Royal Phuket Marina on the 8th January. This year we’ve got more than marine, with luxury cars, properties, lifestyle accessories and more… Yachts Whether you’re interested in power ...

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Barcelona World Race Record for Hugo Boss?

Goodbye Hugo Boss - Moving on

Barcelona World Race: Mediterranean Record for Hugo Boss? Race leaders Hugo Boss seemed assured of a used record time for the opening miles of the non-stop Barcelona World Race, the 538 miles from Barcelona to Gibraltar. Alex Thomson (GBR) and Pepe Ribes (ESP) on Hugo Boss were set to pass the point of Tarifa (5deg37W) at around 1800hrs UTC late ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race: Tropical dangers “I think this leg could be a little bit different to the last one in the sense that I think it’s going to be important to have a good first few days,” admits Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing skipper Ian Walker. With his boat, Azzam, being busily prepared behind him, the British sailor is savouring the ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race: Neal McDonald, comes out of retirenment to race on the 3rd leg Neal McDonald, the performance director of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, has been pulled out of retirement to join the crew for the third leg of the Volvo Ocean Race starting on Saturday. The 51-year-old Briton completed his sixth edition of the 41-year-old event in 2011-12 ...

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Fleet settles in to downwind sleigh ride to St Helena

St Helena

Fleet settles in to downwind sleigh ride to St Helena Banjo crosses halfway point in 1,700-mile race After a hectic start from Simon’s Town on Saturday (27 January) when winds gusted over 30kts the 17-strong Governor’s Cup fleet has settled into a downwind sleigh ride on its 1,700 nautical mile course towards St Helena. The roller coaster ride from the ...

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Costa Luminosa cruise ships Review

Costa Luminosa

Costa Luminosa cruise ships Review Costa Luminosa may transport up to 2,836 passengers (and 1,050 crew members), but reviewers said it never feels overly crowded. With 11 bars and plenty of entertainment options — including a 4-D cinema, golf and Grand Prix simulators and a roller-skating track — there’s plenty of room to spread out. And with four restaurants, including ...

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US Sailing Releases Rio 2016

US Sailing Releases Rio 2016 Olympic Trials System FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) has released the selection procedures for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team (Sailing) in the 10 events selected for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games. The Games of the XXXI Olympiad will take place from August 5-21, 2016, and the sailing events will be ...

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