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2018 Festival of Sails

2018 Festival of Sails

Free interactive app to connect sailing community at the 2018 Festival of Sails Dear team, Please find attached a media release from the Royal Geelong Yacht Club, which has become the first sailing club in Australia to jump on board the new free SailConnect app– an interactive communication platform for boat owners, clubs and crew. Supported by Australian Sailing, SailConnect ...

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Day 24 ~ Clipper World Race

Day 24, Race 1 – Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Clipper Ventures

Cementing a fifth day at the top of the leader board Visit Seattle has extended its lead over Sanya Serenity Coast and Unicef in second and third place respectively. With less than 2000nM to go to Punta del Este the fleet continue to live life at a lean whilst racing hard upwind. The leading teams have now crossed the finish ...

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François Gabart aboard the MACIF trimaran

François Gabart aboard the MACIF trimaran © Yann Riou / Macif

During a press conference this Wednesday at the Paris headquarters of the Macif Group, François Gabart and his sponsor talked about his next competitive target: to try to beat the single-handed round the world record on a multihull (currently held by Thomas Coville since December 2016, of 49 days, three hours, seven minutes and 38 seconds). This is a significant ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Abby Ehler has joined Team Brunel as boat captain for the 2017/18 Volvo Ocean Race Team Brunel

Team Brunel adds Britain’s Abby Ehler and Australian Andrew Cape to their squad for the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18. For Ehler it will be a reunion with Annie Lush having sailed the previous Volvo Ocean Race together with Team SCA. Cape isn’t new to the team either. He has sailed two Volvo Ocean Races with Bekking before and was the ...

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Beneteau Cup

Beneteau Cup © John Curnow

Flagstaff Marine Beneteau would like to invite all Beneteau owners, their family, friends, colleagues, and crew to join us for the 2017 Beneteau Cup, hosted by CYCA, Rushcutters Bay. Beneteau Cup, Friday 27 October 2017  CYCA, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney Registration open at 10 AM Participants will have a great day of races and then finish on a high note with ...

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Melges 24 European Sailing Series

Italian TAKI 4 of Marco Zammarchi with Niccolò Bertola in helm is in the lead both in overall and Corinthian divisions of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series © Pierrick Contin http://www.pierrickcontin.fr/

After the 20th Melges 24 World Championship held in Helsinki, Finland in the beginning of August, Melges 24 European fleet has enjoyed a short summer break before the final stages of the 2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series. It’s fascinating to see who is winning the intermediate scoring finish while approaching to the end of the series. Reigning Corinthian World ...

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Clipper Race

Day 23, Race 1 – Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Clipper Ventures

The two female skippers continue to dominate the leader board with the teams led by Nikki Henderson and Wendy Tuck in the top two positions as they begin the first Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint of the Clipper 2017-18 Race. Visit Seattle declared first, crossing the start latitude of 5°S at 1117 UTC yesterday but this does not guarantee the win. ...

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GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup

Mamma Aiuto! skippered by Japan’s Naofumi Kamei, winner in Copa del Rey MAPFRE – GC32 Racing Tour © Jesus Renedo / GC32 Racing Tour

GC32 Racing Tour crews competing at their penultimate event, the GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup in Calvi, are going to have to hold on to their hats of this week. Mistral winds and flat water in the protected Bay of Calvi are set to provide potentially record breaking conditions for the one design flying catamarans. This is the first major sailing ...

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Record Audi J/70 World Championship

Audi J/70 World Championship 2017. ©

171 teams representing 24 different countries, will be participating at the Audi J/70 World Championship, organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in collaboration with the Title Sponsor Audi and the Official Sailmaker Quantum Sails. This will be the fourth edition of the World Sailing recognised J/70 World championship, and the first time that the championship has come to the ...

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Marinassess Women’s Match Racing Regatta

CYCA's Marinassess Women’s Match Racing Regatta © Nick Fondas

Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club’s Clare Costanzo, Emma May, Hannah Lanz, Amy Lee and Annie Scholten have won the CYCA Youth Sailing Academy’s 2017 Marinassess Women’s Match Racing Regatta following an action-packed weekend on Sydney Harbour. Costanzo and her team defeated fellow club mate Sarah Parker 3-1 in a variable 10 knot easterly breeze, after winning the round robin and ...

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