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Round hte World Rally – World ARC

Round hte World Rally - World ARC

World ARC is a round-the-world adventure taking place over 15 months and covering 26,000 nautical miles. Following the classic tradewinds route, the rally avoids regions of political instability, piracy and the storm seasons in both hemispheres. You can join in Saint Lucia or in Australia, and sail a half rally or make the whole circumnavigation. Boats leaving after a half ...

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Winners announced as Sydney Harbour Regatta comes to a close

Winners announced as Sydney Harbour Regatta 2015 comes to a close

Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s 10th anniversary Sydney Harbour Regatta came to a close tonight with winners announced after what competitors described as “a perfect day’s sailing. Tony Kirby and his Patrice crew dominated IRC Division 1 again. Two wins a second place resulted in an eight and a half point victory over the local favourite, Bob Cox’s Nine Dragons. Matt ...

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Melges Rocks Regatta March 12 – 14, 2015

Melges Rocks Regatta March 12 – 14, 2015

The official schedule of events has been issued for the forthcoming 2015 Melges Rocks Regatta. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Wednesday, 11 March 09.00 – 17.00 : Launching 15.00 – 17.00 : Registration at Coconut Grove Sailing Club (GCSC) 18.00 : Skipper’s Meeting – Appetizers for Skippers and Crew to follow at GCSC Thursday, 12 March – RACE DAY 1 12.00 : ...

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Big wind on St Maarten Heineken Regatta

Big wind on St Maarten Heineken Regatta

Day 2 / In the 2015 St Maarten Heineken Regatta reinforced trade winds kicked in again this morning with 20+ knots of breeze on the starting line just outside Cole Bay, enough to launch Gunboat 62 Elvis to victory twice. New York-based owner Jason Carroll held on for an overall victory in the first race and a slim handicap win ...

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Race 10 – 18ft Skiffs Club Championship

Race 10 - 18ft Skiffs Club Championship

Australian 18 Footers League Club Championship – The Thurlow Fisher Lawyers crew of Michael Coxon, Dave O’Connor and Trent Barnabas capitalised on a brilliant start to lead all the way for a convincing victory in Race 10 on Sydney Harbour today. After crossing the fleet on port tack at the pin end of the line, Coxon and his team sailed ...

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New IMOCA 60 Safran – Morgan Lagravière

New IMOCA 60 Safran - Morgan Lagravière

Just two days after being launched, the monohull, Safran, skippered by Morgan Lagravière was christened on Saturday in Lorient in the presence of sponsoring godmother Catherine Maunoury, director of France’s Museum of Air and Space, and sponsoring godfather, Jean-Paul Herteman, chairman and CEO of Safran. Morgan Lagravière thanked the partners, his team and all the Safran employees who participated in ...

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Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean Mar 8

Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean Mar 8

The second edition of the Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean concluded in style on Saturday seven March following four terrific days of sailing in the British Virgin Islands. The week’s excellent conditions, consistent breezes upwards of 20 knots provided constant challenges for the 21-strong fleet of Swan yachts as they negotiated courses taking in Virgin Gorda’s renowned turquoise waters and evocatively ...

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St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Day 2

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Day 2

The second day of the St.Maarten Heineken Regatta produced more thrilling action for the international fleet of yachts racing in gorgeous conditions off St.Maarten. All classes, but the Lottery Class, had at least two races today. In comparison to the last two days, a breeze of about 20 knots was more of a comfort zone but the racing was no ...

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Rob Salthouse compares VO70 with new one design VO65

Rob Salthouse compares VO70 with new one design VO65

Veteran Round the World sailor, Rob Salthouse addressed a large group at the North Sails Auckland Loft, on the new Volvo65 one design used for the Volvo Ocean Race. Salthouse is sailing the race aboard Team Vestas Wind, which has suspended racing after running into an Indian Ocean atoll on leg 2. Their boat is being re-built and is programmed ...

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Barcelona World Race Mar 8, 2015

Barcelona World Race Mar 8, 2015

Bruno and Willy Garcia, Horn brothers We Are Water, led by Bruno and Willy Garcia doubled the longitude of Cape Horn (67º 17 ’35 W) at 22:06 UT (11:06 p.m. in France, Chile 7:06 p.m.) this Saturday, March 7, 2015. Its running time since leaving Barcelona, ​​December 31, 2014, was 66 days 10 hours and 06 minutes UTC. Leaving behind ...

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