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America’s Cup Community Sailing Project to create a legacy for Bermuda and beyond

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The America’s Cup is teaming up with some of the biggest names in the marine industry to launch an ambitious Community Sailing Project, with a focus on leaving a sporting legacy in Bermuda. “This is an exciting project that builds on something we started during the last America’s Cup,” said Russell Coutts, the CEO of the America’s Cup Event Authority ...

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SB20 fleet welcomes new sponsors for 2015 Grand Slam Series

SB20 Grand Slam Series 2015

The SB20 class is looking forward to its first Grand Slam event of the 2015 season at the stunning venue of Hyeres in the South of France, from May 1-3, 2015. This is the first of four Grand Slam events for 2015, with Grand Slam regattas also scheduled at Torbole in Italy, Cowes on the Isle of Wight, and Cascais ...

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Top of the Gulf Regatta 2015 – Sailors turnout in numbers

Top of the Gulf Regatta 2015 - Sailors turnout in numbers

Top of the Gulf Regatta 2015 – Thai and Australian sailors turnout in numbers for 11th Top of the Gulf Regatta Presented by Ocean Marina. The 11th Top of the Gulf Regatta Presented by Ocean Marina is set to welcome sailors from around the world, lead by a strong Thai and Australian contingent, to compete in what has become Asia’s ...

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Volvo Ocean Race – Seaweed and more seaweed

Volvo Ocean Race - Seaweed and more seaweed

Volvo Ocean Race – Seaweed has played a big part in the last 1000nm of racing, with all teams reporting they have had to stop and back down to clear the foils. Ian Walker on Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing just emailed in saying: ‘We would have had a really good last position report averaging over 20 knots until the last ...

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Classic Yachts call to enter ~ SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2015

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2015

The call has gone out for entrants to join in the newly introduced Classic Yacht Class for the ninth annual SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week. Yachts with time on their side and built for racing in an earlier era are encouraged to join the regatta which has a relaxed and friendly style. Often these boats are found to be good ...

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Class winners now emerging ~ Antigua Sailing Week

Class winners now emerging ~ Antigua Sailing Week

Antigua, West Indies (April 30, 2015) – With just one race to go tomorrow, several class winners have now been decided at Antigua Sailing Week. Two yachts in particular have emerged as contenders for the overall prize – the Lord Nelson Trophy – one of the Caribbean’s most famous yachting prizes. Ross Applebey’s Oyster 48, Scarlet Oyster, and Jonty Layfield’s ...

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Asia’s largest multi-class regatta

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Anything from Optimist dinghy’s, wind surfers, off the beach catamarans, one design Platu 25’s, to keelboats and multihull’s are ready for battle at Ocean Marina Yacht Club on Jomtien Beach, South Pattaya. The organisers have achieved their aim of building an International standard regatta, that top sailors from around the world can take part in. This is the only regatta ...

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Team Vestas Wind ~ All Hands on Deck, Episode 6

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As Teams Vestas Wind seeks to re-join the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race following the grounding of their VO 65 on November 29, the team has launched a web series to provide updates on their progress. Team Vestas gets back to business in Bergamo. This week, Chris Nicholson updates us on team dynamics whilst Neil Cox shows us progress on the ...

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International 420 Class launches Exercise e-Book

International 420 Class launches Exercise e-Book

The International 420 Class has launched the Exercise e-Book, a new online training resource targeted at providing world-class training techniques and strategies on performance improvement for coaches and sailors. The new International 420 Class Association Exercise eBook provides a selection of carefully chosen performance training exercises, with accompanying video and commentary to provide sailors and coaches with a step by ...

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The new Azzurra is ready for her debut at Palmavela

The new Azzurra is ready for her debut at Palmavela

The 2015 version of Azzurra, the third TP52 by that name, will have her regatta debut tomorrow at PalmaVela, a test event for the best teams in the most competitive and technologically advanced monohull sailing class. After her first sail in Valencia in March, the new version of Azzurra will have her regatta debut tomorrow at PalmaVela, long considered the ...

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