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Mid-Winter One Design Regatta 2015 – Action starts from 11 July

2015 Mid-Winter One Design Regatta - Action starts from 11 July

Annual Mid-Winter One Design Regatta 2015 – The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club invites all eligible One Design Classes including Etchells, Ynglings, Dragons, Melges 24, Vipers, J70s, 5.5m, 11m, Stars, Elliott 7s and other classes to compete in the annual Mid-Winter One Design Regatt on the week-end of the 11th and 12th of July, 2015. Racing will be held inshore ...

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Normandy Sailing Week ~ Capricious weather

Normandy Sailing Week: Capricious weather

Despite the muggy, stormy weather with light breeze that coloured today’s races, the DIAM 24ODs were able to complete the Estuary Adventure Challenge, whilst the IRC cruisers and J/80s each managed, not without difficulty, to rack up a couple of races on their scorecards. With regards the multihulls, Sodebo were first across the finish line in Le Havre. Among the ...

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Solitaire du Figaro 2015 – A very special Leg 2

2015 Solitaire du Figaro - A very special Leg 2

At 2145 on Friday 12th June, Sébastien Simon (Bretagne – Crédit Mutuel Espoir) was first to cross the finish line of Leg two of the Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard Cachemire. The shortened leg (330 miles) from La Coruña, Spain to La Cornouaille, France, took him two days eight hours and forty five mins, and leaves him 11th overall ...

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52 Super Series 2015 – Edge into Sardinia finale

52 Super Series 2015

There have been probably dozens of photo finishes in the history of the 52 Super Series but today’s decider between Quantum Racing and longtime rivals Azzurra was undoubtedly one of the most exciting ever. That, at 200 metres from the line, there was nothing at all between the American flagged champions and the home club’s own emblematic team meant it ...

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Jester Baltimore Challenge 2015 ~ Setting sail for the Fastnet Rock

2015 Jester Baltimore Challenge

Jester Baltimore Challenge 2015 – On Sunday, 14th June, 14 Corinthian sailors will set sail from Plas Heli, Pwllheli for Baltimore, south-west Ireland. These single-handed boats of between 20 and 30 feet long are taking part in the Jester Baltimore Challenge; the course will take them around the notorious Fastnet Rock. The Challenge is all about personal endeavor and self-reliance. It ...

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Stena Match Cup Sweden 2015 ~ Rising star gets wild card

2015 Stena Match Cup Sweden

Stena Match Cup Sweden 2015 – Four time ISAF Match Racing World Champion Peter Gilmour has earned his part of Marstrand’s history and David Gilmour made an impressive debut in Stena Match Cup Sweden 2014. Now it’s Sam’s turn to test his wings at one of the best sailing arenas in the world. At 21, Sam Gilmour has a promising sailing ...

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Extreme 40s heads to Europe for Act 4 ~ Extreme Sailing Series™

Extreme Sailing Series™ – Extreme 40s heads to Europe for Act 4

Extreme Sailing Series™ – As the great British summer of sailing gets into full swing, the eight elite level Extreme 40s are preparing to descend on the Welsh capital for the Act 4, Cardiff presented by Land Rover, from the 18 – 21 June 2015. One of the narrowest city-centre stadium race courses on the global tour, head to head ...

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52 Super Series 2015 – A three-cornered title fight

52 Super Series 2015 - A three-cornered title fight

52 Super Series 2015 – From two sparking races, one windward-leeward, one coastal, the screws turned ever tighter as the three-cornered battle at the top of the fleet at the 52 Super Series’ Settimana delle Bocche on the Costa Smeralda sees only one point separating the top three teams. Class newcomers Bronenosec, Vladimir Liubomirov’s Russian flagged team which has a ...

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Argentario Sailing Week 2015 – One week to go

Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge - 2015 Argentario Sailing Week

Argentario Sailing Week 2015 – The Grandes Dames of the Sea return to Tuscany and to the Yacht Club Porto Santo Stefano for the 16th edition. The international regatta, which this year constitutes the only Italian leg and the third round of the prestigious Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge, will take place from Thursday 18 to Sunday 22 June. Three days ...

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Landsail Tyres J-Cup 2015 Spectactular start

2015 Landsail Tyres J-Cup Spectactular start

The central Solent delivered spectacular racing conditions for the first day of the Landsail Tyres J-Cup in partnership with B&G. An easterly to south easterly breeze, oscillating 20 degrees during the day, kept the sailors racing the 67-J Boat fleet on their toes. Warm sunshine and a solid breeze of fifteen knots had the high performance J-Boats surfing at double ...

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