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GAC Pindar’s Volvo Ocean Race

GAC Pindar’s Volvo Ocean Race

GAC Pindar’s Volvo Ocean Race logistics challenge All of the boats in the Volvo Ocean Race have now arrived into Khalifa Port and behind the scenes GAC Pindar’s logistics team ensured the original race village from Alicante was safely re-built in Abu Dhabi, 62 days and 11,672 nautical miles later, after leapfrogging the second race stop in Cape Town. As ...

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RORC Transatlantic Race

RORC Transatlantic Race

RORC Transatlantic Race: Big adventure comes to an end Spirit of Adventure arrives in Grenada Derek Hatfield’s Volvo 60, Spirit of Adventure, crossed the finish line of the 2014 RORC Transatlantic Race, off Quarantine Point, Grenada at 09:47:16 UTC on Monday 15th December 2014 with an elapsed time of 14 days, 23 hours, 47 minutes and 16 seconds. The Spirit ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race. ’We’re here to lead – not follow’ It wasn’t the arrival they wanted – but despite the frustration, they managed a smile or two. As Team SCA finally reached Abu Dhabi in the middle of the night to a chorus of cheers from their adoring fans, who had been waiting patiently in the dark for the arrival ...

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Melges 20

Melges 20

Michas wins Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Series Event No. 1, Hill named Corinthian Champion One final light air race concluded the 2014/15 Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Series Act No. 1 on Sunday, hosted by Coconut Grove Sailing Club (CGSC) with championship winner Jason Michas on Midnight Blue along with tactician Mark Mendelblatt and crew Trevor Moore winning the ...

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Extreme Sailing Series

Extreme Sailing Series

Extreme Sailing Series- Final curtain in Sydney It was in Sydney that the eighth Extreme Sailing Series drew to a close today with Swiss crew Alinghi securing the crown. Not content with an overall win, the crew skippered by Morgan Larson also took victory in the Australian event ahead of The Wave Muscat and Realteam. A long way behind, in ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race: Too close to call Team Brunel are just ahead in the race to win Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race and join Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing at the top of the leaderboard – but the sprint into Abu Dhabi still looks too close to call for sure.  Bouwe Bekking’s (NED) Dutch boat was leading Dongfeng Race ...

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AMERICA’S CUP 62 million cost of the Bermuda Cup

AMERICA'S CUP Bermuda Cup 2017

AMERICA’S CUP 62 million cost of the Bermuda Cup 2017 – Bermuda expenditure for the adventure of America’s Cup are significant:Approximately EUR 62.3 million to invest the British overseas territory Bermuda invested a considerable sum in the hosting of the 35th America’s Cup. The numbers “stuff.co.nz” published in the New Zealand magazine has compiled for the House of Representatives of ...

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RORC Transatlantic Race – Lanzarote-Grenada

RORC Transatlantic Race - Lanzarote-Grenada

RORC Transatlantic Race – Lanzarote-Grenada:Lupa leader of the pack Race fans watching the tracker page over the last 24 hours have been witness to the battle at the front of the fleet. Events took a turn when Jeremy Pilkington’s Baltic 78, Lupa of London moved into the lead at around sunset yesterday. Russian Southern Wind 94, Windfall continued to gybe south ...

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ISAF Sailing World Cup

ISAF Sailing World Cup

ISAF Sailing World Cup: Great Britain’s Edward Wright remains in the lead in the Finn class. urtled and jelly-fished on day three at ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne First session competitors at ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne spent much of day three tweaking boats, on their phones and chatting around the boat park at Sandringham Yacht Club. The late ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart

Rolex Sydney Hobart

Rolex Sydney Hobart:: Wild Oats XI – “The Swiss Army knife’s” oldest attachment is making a difference heading into the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race While it wasn’t deployed when Bob Oatley’s supermaxi, Wild Oats XI claimed top honours in yesterday’s SOLAS Big Boat Challenge on Sydney Harbour, the skipper and crew of the champion yacht feel that the recently fitted ...

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