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Morning Report Tuesday 17 Feb Volvo Ocean Race

Morning Report Tuesday 17 Feb Volvo Ocean Race

Team Brunel had an 80 nautical mile lead on Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. That lead has now dropped to 30 nm this Tuesday morning with Abu Dhabi leading the chasing pack. Brunel has now regained some pace to hold Abu Dhabi, but MAPFRE and Dongfeng are still making gains sailing some two knots faster than Brunel. Team SCA have stopped ...

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Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge CALENDAR 2015

Panerai Classic Jachty Challenge CALENDAR 2015

Officine Panerai announces the 2015 calendar for the leading international classic yacht circuit which the Florentine luxury sports watch-maker is sponsoring for the 11th consecutive year. As per tradition, the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge gets underway in April with the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta (15 – 21 of the month). This year brings the 28th edition of the event which ...

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RORC Caribbean 600 Antigua

RORC Caribbean 600

RORC Caribbean 600 Sensational fleet gathers in Antigua Start: Antigua, W.I. Monday 23 February 2015 Course: Approx. 600nm non-stop around 11 Caribbean Islands An amazing fleet of yachts from around the globe, have come together for a spectacular Caribbean rendezvous. Fort Charlotte, Antigua will be the starting and finishing point for a sensational 600-mile yacht race around 11 Caribbean islands. ...

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Sailing Arabia The Tour 2015

EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2015 will visit some of the most beautiful marinas in the Arabian Gulf. The event will start with an opening ceremony at The Wave, Muscat, then follow the fleet to Sohar and around the Musandam Peninsula to the UAE, Qatar and Bahrain. With a complete lack of wind in the start area off the ...

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RYS Regatta Three majestic J-Class Yachts

RYS Regatta Three majestic J-Class Yachts

The promise of a spectacle of timeless classic versus cutting edge modern is emerging early in the year as the entries for the Royal Yacht Squadron’s Bicentenary start to lay down the gauntlet for the summer of sailing in England’s Solent in the last week of July. Three majestic J-Class Yachts, Velsheda, Ranger and Lionheart , will line up alongside ...

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Australian 470 Nationals champions 2015

Australian 470 Nationals champions 2015

Australian 470 Nationals new champions 2015 World Champions and World 1 in the Men’s 470 class Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan have taken home their third consecutive National Title at the 2015 Australian 470 Nationals (11-15 February 2015), which concluded at Southport Yacht Club on the Gold Coast yesterday (Sunday 15 February 2015). The National title in the Women’s 470 ...

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Geographe Bay Race Week 2015

Geographe Bay Race Week 2015

Geographe Bay Race Week Saturday 14th – Friday 20th February 2015 starts with tight racing he Division One IRC fleet started Geographe Bay Race Week with a trio of windward/leeward races and if the results of the day’s racing set the tone for the week, we are in for some very tight racing indeed. Each of the three races was ...

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Morning Report Monday 16 Feb Volvo Ocean Race

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing

After splitting five days ago from the main Volvo Race fleet, following SCA’s early tack, the ‘Taiwan way’ has proven to be the lucky one. Team Brunel is 80 nm ahead of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing who lead the now chasing pack. Despite Team Brunel’s move to the top of the scoreboard, at the moment the investment to the north ...

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Qualifers Venue Decision delayed America’s Cup 35

Qualifers Venue Decision delayed America's Cup 35

The requirement in the Protocol for the 35th America’s Cup for Qualifiers venue to be announced on February 15, has not been met and is now deferred for a fortnight. A telephone conference is believed to have been held on Sunday between the five Challengers and Defender, Golden Gate Yacht Club/Oracle Team USA to discuss the options for the Venue ...

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Gotta Love It 7

Gotta Love It 7

Defending champion Gotta Love It 7 team does it again The defending champion Gotta Love It 7 team has done it again, and certainly set up the chance to make it a sixth consecutive JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship. Seve Jarvin, Sam Newton and Scott Babbage raced to an early lead then saw it disappear during incredibly flukey conditions, but ...

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