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Baldwin Cup begins Friday April 10–12th, 2015

Baldwin Cup begins Friday April 10–12th, 2015

Regatta features 11 talented yacht clubs from U.S. to compete in 150 races in Harbor 20s. Newport Harbor Yacht Club Team Thunder will be defending its title in the eighth annual Baldwin Cup Team Race presented by JPMorgan Chase Friday through Sunday on Newport Harbor. The event, hosted by Newport Harbor Yacht Club, features 11 of the most respected yacht ...

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Barcelona World Race ~ We Are Water crosses the finish line

Barcelona World Race ~ We Are Water crosses the finish line

Theirs was one of the most epic battles of the Barcelona World Race, exchanging places with One Planet One Ocean and Pharmaton throughout almost the entire 23,000-mile course. As We Are Water entered the Mediterranean three days ago they were fewer than 60 miles behind their long-term rivals, closing to just 44 miles as strong headwinds tested both teams. But ...

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Marinepool joins Etchells family for Mooloolaba Winters, June 4 to 7, 2015

Marinepool Etchells Australasian Winter Championship 2015

The 19th Etchells Australasian Winter Championship welcomes on board major sponsor Marinepool, a world leader in water sport clothing. Marinepool is widely regarded internationally as one of the top sailing competition and lifestyle clothing suppliers. They are also the leading producer in Europe of life jackets for the leisure and sport market. The company’s product lines comprise performance sailing clothing ...

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The Malta quest for fair sailing winds

The quest for fair winds

Godwin Zammit has a pretty good idea what impact sailing has on Malta. He has been on the committee of the Royal Malta Yacht Club since 2000, and is now in his third year as club commodore. He has seen the money poured into the island through the Rolex Middle Sea Race, organised by the club itself, and the RC44 ...

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Sailing team poised to impress at championships

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Stanford sailing is supposed to be in a rebuilding year. The Cardinal graduated one of the top collegiate recruiting classes of all time at the end of last season, and was predicted to drop considerably from the No. 1 ranking it earned during the 2013-14 season in the face of strong competition from a number of East Coast programs. The ...

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Officially opened for the Millennium Cup 2016 in New Zealand

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Entries to the regatta in the yachting heart of the Pacific are now being accepted in anticipation of next year’s event. Entries for the 2016 New Zealand Millennium Cup have officially opened alongside an announcement of an updated racing format. Raced over the 27, 28, 29 January in the emerald waters of the Bay of Islands, the regatta will now ...

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Volvo Ocean Race ~ Dongfeng race against the clock

Volvo Ocean Race Dongfeng race against the clock

Dongfeg lost their mast in the Southern Ocean, the replacement mast is in Dubai and the boat is still limping along – 1000 nautical miles, roughly five days – away from the finish line. Half of the shore team are in Itajai, waiting for the mast and the boat. The other half, after an epic journey across South America to ...

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MC38 Australian Championship 2015

MC38 Australian Championship 2015

An all-Aussie line up for this weekend’s third ever MC38 Australian Championship ensures the trophy remains with a home-grown crew. For the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (RPAYC) hosted three day nationals, April 10-12, 2015 the two past championship winning teams are gunning for another victory, Leslie Green’s Ginger (Cruising Yacht Club of Australia) and John Bacon’s Dark Star (RPAYC). ...

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C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta

How you can help to reinstate sailing at the 2020 Paralympic Games. On January 31, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced that sailing would not be included as a sport for the 2020 Paralympic Games. This announcement sent a shock wave around the sailing community as a whole. As a result of this, a call to action was announced and ...

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Barcelona World Race~Final 24 hours at sea for One Planet One Ocean & Pharmaton

Barcelona World Race~Final 24 hours at sea for One Planet One Ocean & Pharmaton

Willy and Bruno Garcia sail within a few hundred meters of the Spanish shore 80 miles separates fourth and fifth placed boats Flying fish bombardment for Spirit of Hungary. The finish line is within touching distance for One Planet One Ocean & Pharmaton, with Aleix Gelabert and Didac Costa embarking on their final night at sea. They are forecast to ...

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