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SAP Extreme Sailing Team showcased a winning formula

SAP Extreme Sailing Team showcased a winning formula

SAP Extreme Sailing Team showcased a winning formula on day two at the Extreme Sailing Series in Muscat, Oman, taking four wins out of eight races. Co-skippered by Jes Gram-Hansen and Rasmus Køstner, the Danish team displayed a quiet confidence on the water and clearly had a plan: hitting the committee boat end of the start line with precision, avoiding ...

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Spi Ouest-France Regatta ~ La Trinité-sur-Mer: 2-6 April 2015

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Every Easter, the Easter eggs are hidden, but the single hulls an be seen in broad daylight at the Spi Ouest-France Regatta. A real treat for anyone who loves a regatta. It’s ages since sails were first hoisted at the Spi Ouest-France Regatta. So this may be old news but we’ll just remind ourselves of a few facts nonetheless: the ...

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Worst of Cyclone Pam ‘will miss Auckland ~ Volvo Ocean Tace

Worst of Cyclone Pam ‘will miss Auckland ~ Volvo Ocean Tace

Volvo Ocean Race organisers have launched a 24-hour watch system on their fleet but latest predictions on Sunday indicated that Cyclone Pam was likely to miss Auckland after wreaking havoc in the South Pacific. The race’s official meteorologist, Gonzalo Infante, said on Sunday (1030 UTC) that a change of course by the deadly weather system would keep the eye of ...

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Tuesday morning for Leg 5 star Volvo Ocean Race

Tuesday morning for Leg 5 star Volvo Ocean Race

According to the latest forecast information from Predictwind a weather window should open on Tuesday morning New Zealand time which may allow the Volvo Ocean Race to start. Winds at Channel Island at the entrance to the Hauraki Gulf are forecast to drop to 11-14kts from the SW on Tuesday morning – a complete contrast to the SE breeze forecast ...

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Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta 11-14 March 2015

Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta 11-14 March 2015

Wins for P2 and Seahawk crown another close day of racing I’d say this was the most exciting win of any we’ve ever had,’ enthuses Gerhard Andlinger, owner of the yacht P2, as he takes in the yacht’s victory in Class A on Oil Nut Bay Race Day. ‘It was gratifying, it was unexpected, and it was so dramatic.’ Just ...

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Extreme Sailing Series™~ The Wave, Muscat victorious on home waters

Extreme Sailing Series™~ The Wave, Muscat victorious on home waters

Pre-event favourites The Wave, Muscat win on home waters for the third consecutive year, narrowly denying the Danish SAP Extreme Sailing Team their first ever Act victory, after a down to the wire final double points race shoot out at the Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 2, Muscat. After six races, just two points separated the Omani and Danish teams – ...

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Barcelona World Race ~ Conrad Colman ~ Speed is Our Friend

Barcelona World Race ~ Conrad Colman ~ Speed is Our Friend

Position 55 Degrees 04 South 081 Degrees41 West Countdown: less than 400 miles to Cape Horn Well, today is certainly impressive… Raw… Beautiful… Furious. It is hard to find a word to sum up our circumstances at the moment. We are brushing the top of probably our last real Southern Ocean depression and for the past 18 hours have had ...

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NHYC CABO Race March 20 – 26 2015

NHYC CABO Race March 20 - 26 2015

What is going on in Cabo while the racers cross the finish line? On Tuesday afternoon, come by the Baja Cantina at the Marina. Not only is this the Race Headquarters where you can view finish times, photos and videos of finishers, and welcome new arrivals, but it is also the spot for the Tuesday Happy Hour Fiesta! Hosted happy ...

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Race for Water Odyssey start on March 15, 2015 in Bordeaux

The “Race for Water Odyssey” (R4WO) has cut to the chase by dropping anchor in Bordeaux, the expedition’s departure city. Initiated by the “Race for Water” Foundation, the R4WO aims to draw up the first global assessment of plastic pollution in oceans. In 300 days, over 40,000 nautical miles will be travelled, punctuated by 11 scientific stopovers and 9 outreach ...

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Barcelona World Race – Home and Away

Barcelona World Race - Home and Away

As Neutrogena crosses the Equator this evening there will be a certain disparity of feelings between the two skippers, Guillermo Altadill and José Muñoz, a rare situation in a partnership which is clearly working well. For Muñoz, from Algarrobo, Chile, will look to the stars tonight and feel like he is sailing out of his home hemisphere, whilst Catalan Altadill ...

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