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Audi Sailing Week – 52 Super Series

2017 Audi Sailing Week -52 Super Series Nico Martinez © http://www.nicomartinez.com

Azzurra closes the Audi Sailing Week – 52 Super Series with a win Azzurra finished the Audi Sailing Week – 52 Super Series, raced in her home waters in Porto Cervo, with third and first place finishes today, missing a podium finish by just one point. Ran takes first place followed by Bronenosec. Quantum placed third after suffering some damage ...

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Centennial Transat

Queen Mary 2 retraces history and takes on the trimarans as the Centennial Transat begins © Thierry Martinez / The Bridge

The Centennial Transat – The Bridge – from Saint-Nazaire to New York started in uniquely spectacular fashion at 19:00 today, one hundred years after American troops arrived on the coast of France. This time the cannon shots were sounds of fraternity to begin the race between the Queen Mary 2 and four of the largest and fastest trimarans in the ...

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Louis Vuitton America’s Cup

Louis Vuitton America's Cup © Nic Douglass / www.AdventuresofaSailorGirl.com

Louis Vuitton America’s Cup – Oracle take a win We have a race on our hands! Here is my recap of the third day of racing at the 35th Louis Vuitton America’s Cup including my comparison of the quips from the press conference, the racing highlights, as well as my one-on-one with Peter Burling. In summary, Orac le Team USA ...

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RORC IRC National Championship

Johnny Vincent's Ker40+ Pace - Day 1 - RORC IRC National Championship 2017 © Paul Wyeth

It is uncanny how this is always a windy regatta.” remarked Johnny Vincent, owner/driver of Ker40+ Pace, after scoring an impressive 2-2-1 in the FAST40+ Class on the first day the RORC IRC National Championship. “We didn’t have a great start to the season, so it was great to get going in this regatta with a thrilling day on the ...

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Audi Sailing Week & 52 Super Series

Gladiator, Audi Sailing Week - 52 Super Series 2017. © Nico Martinez/ Martinez Studio

Quantum racing is currently in the lead of the provisional results at the Audi Sailing Week – 52 Super Series followed by Rán Racing and Gladiator, tied for points but in second and third places respectively. It was a perfect day of racing for the highly competitive fleet in the Audi Sailing Week – 52 Super Series. North westerly winds ...

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Round the Island 2017

Round the Island Race 2017

The annual Round the Island Race, organised by the Island Sailing Club, is a one-day yacht race around the Isle of Wight, an island situated off the south coast of England. The race regularly attracts over 1,600 boats and around 16,000 sailors, making it one of the largests yacht races in the world and the fourth largest participation sporting event ...

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RS Sailing Summer Championship & RS700s

Black Kites - RS Sailing RS700 Summer Championship 2017 © Sportography.tv

According to Mark Rushall (June ‘Yachts and Yachting’) Hayling Island Sailing Club is a venue sailors seem to love or hate. Probably loved by HISC members but the strong tides, sand banks, the waiting for the wind to arrive and the long queues getting off the island are aspects just about tolerated by visitors. But, Aristotle famously said after his ...

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Cowes Week

Cowes Week Fireworks Paul Wyeth/CWL

New Cowes Week title sponsor Lendy gives support to famous fireworks Cowes Week Ltd is delighted that this year’s fireworks finale – to be named Lendy Cowes Week Fireworks – will go ahead, after months of speculation about its future. For some months it has been unclear whether the renowned display, that is appreciated by locals, competitors and spectators alike, ...

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La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro

Nicolas Lunven on Generali wins La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro 2017 - photo © Alexis Courcoux

La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Stage 4 Finish – Race winners decided in Dieppe This morning at 08:11:56 it was Macif 2015 skipper Charlie Dalin that crosses the finish line of the 4th and final stage (Concarneau-Dieppe) of the 2017 La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro. Taking 3 days 17 hours, 4 minutes and 56 seconds to complete the 505-mile course ...

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52 Super Series Audi Sailing Week

Audi Sailing Week - 52 Super Series – It's a difficult day for Azzurra Nico Martinez/ Martinez Studio

Azzurra had a harder day than expected at the Audi Sailing Week – 52 Super Series even though she got two good starts. Today’s two races were won by Quantum and Ran, the team that is currently in the lead at this event. Two windward/leeward races were scheduled for today, day two at the Audi Sailing Week – 52 Super ...

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