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Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week 20 – 24 July 2015

Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week 20 – 24 July 2015

The metre boats continue to delight, over 100 years since they first sailed. Fleet racing at Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week 2015 will be organised for the Daring class (glass 5.5mRs) classic and modern 6mR and 12mR. Never fear – all metre boats are welcome and appropriate racing will be organised for 5mR, 5.5mR, 8mR and 10mR if they wish to enter. ...

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52 Super Series – Ford Vignale Valencia Sailing Week Leaders after 7 races

52 Super Series

From a long and intense three race day on Valencia’s world renowned Malvarrosa Beach race track Andy Soriano’s Alegre crew, newcomers to the 52 Super Series, step clear at the top of the rankings for Ford Vignale Valencia Sailing Week with an eight point lead. In this white hot grand prix monohull fleet which features nine brand new boats each ...

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Light winds encourage different tactics ~ Fremantle to Bali Race

Light winds encourage different tactics ~ Fremantle to Bali Race

While the frontrunners Indian and Walk on the Wild Side continue their express train ride to Bali the leaders of the main following fleet Audeamus and Sue Sea are choosing to adopt opposite courses as they prepare to sail around an area of light winds settled between them and their finish line off Benoa in Bali. World wind models all ...

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Volvo Ocean Race – Fleet pass wreck of Titanic

Volvo Ocean Race - Fleet pass wreck of Titanic

With less than 1,700 nm and a week’s sailing left before the Volvo fleet arrives in Lisbon, all six boats, once again, have a chance of snatching victory. Less than 12 nm cover the fleet with Team Brunel, MAPFER and Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing too close to separate in their tussle for the lead. tonight they skirt the wreck of ...

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World Cup places at stake for Team GBR ~ Delta Lloyd Regatta

World Cup places at stake for Team GBR ~ Delta Lloyd Regatta

The British Sailing Team will have 49 athletes taking part in the Delta Lloyd Regatta in Medemblik in the Netherlands next week (26-30 May). The third leg of the EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup for the Olympic classes is a qualification event for the ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland (8-14 June). With ten Weymouth qualification places up for grabs ...

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Volvo Ocean Race – Bad memories buried

Volvo Ocean Race - Bad memories buried

Volvo Ocean Race – Team Brunel’s Bouwe Bekking was embroiled in the battle for the leg seven lead on Thursday, nine years to the day when he was at the centre of one of the most dramatic episodes the race has ever seen. The 51-year-old is taking part in a record-equalling seventh challenge in the 2014-15 race, having lost none ...

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Half Ton Classics Cup 2015 to be hosted by Nieuwpoort, Belgium

Half Ton Classics Cup 2015

The eighth edition of the Half Ton Classics Cup will take place in Nieuwpoort, Belgium, which since 2002 has been the new historical homeport of the Half Tonners. After the excellent Half Ton Classics Cups in Cowes (2011), Boulogne-sur-Mer (2013) and Saint-Quay-Portrieux (2014), the Half Tonner fleet will meet again for a week of sailing and celebrations. After the first ...

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Spring College Sailing National Championships this month

Spring College Sailing National Championships this month

The Intercollegiate Sailing Association’s (ICSA) three national championships, Sperry Women’s National Semi-Final and Final Championship, LaserPerformance Team Race National Championship, and the Gill Coed Dinghy National Semi-Final and Final Championship commence Monday, May 25. The women’s event will last for four days immediately followed by the team race championship on May 29, lasting for three days and the coed championship ...

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RS400 Open in Notts County Sailing Club

Notts County RS400 Open

The Notts County Sailing Club RS open saw seventeen boats arrive from the North West, Norfolk, Chesire, Kent and of course Notts County itself. With a blustery and often very shifty north westerly blowing racing got under way at mid day on Saturday. With Michael Sims and Richard Brown from Carsington, kicking things off with a win in race one, ...

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Great fleet to race in Riva del Garda ~ Melges 24 European Series

Great fleet to race in Riva del Garda ~ Melges 24 European Series

Melges 24 European Sailing Series – 44 boats from 14 nations pre-registered for the third event in Riva del Garda considered also as the Audi tron Sailing Series Act three ‘The King of the Lake’ organised by B.Plan Sport and Events (BPSE) in cooperation with Melges Europe and International Melges 24 Class Association (IM24CA). The event will be hosted by ...

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