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Monsoon Cup in Malaysia Starts Tomorrow

Monsoon Cup in Malaysia Starts Tomorrow

Seven Teams looking to cause Mischief in Malaysia ohor Bahru, Malaysia (9th Feb 2015): Overall victory in the Alpari World Match Racing Tour may be beyond their grasp, but there are a few hot teams with a serious prospect of winning the Monsoon Cup in Malaysia this week. Top of this list is Phil Robertson and WAKA Racing from New ...

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Leader Cheminées Poujoulat sets fastest 24 hour pace

Leader Cheminées Poujoulat sets fastest 24 hour pace

Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam set the fastest 24 hours run of this edition of the Barcelona World Race so far making 478 miles to 1400hrs this Monday afternoon on Cheminées Poujoulat. The Swiss-French duo should enter into the Pacific Ocean early tomorrow morning and hold a lead of 237 nm over second placed Neutrogena. The race’s only two ...

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Volvo Ocean Race – Morning Report Monday 9 Feb

Volvo Ocean Race - Morning Report Monday 9 Feb

After Sunday’s start from Sanya, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet is sailing in 20 to 25 knots of wind and although still together, has assumed a familiar order with Dongfeng and Abu Dhabi leading from Team Brunel, MAPFRE and Team Alvimedica, with SCA losing their early advantage to be 7.7 nm off the leader Monday morning. FEBRUARY 9, 2015, 0700 ...

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America’s Cup of conspiracies spilling over

Americas Cup of conspiracies spilling over

Matt Mitchell knows how difficult sailing for the America’s Cup can be, but nearly two decades of competing at the pinnacle of the sport doesn’t compare to what the Kiwi sailor faced before the 2013 regatta in San Francisco. “It’s certainly the most difficult thing I’ve ever done in my sporting career,” says Mitchell. “It’s the first time I’ve had ...

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Solitaire du Figaro

La Solitaire du Figaro

Twenty Skippers Sign Up For La Solitaire du Figaro, No Irish Helm This Year Three winners, five Rookies and counting – 20 skippers registered so far for the 46th edition of La Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard Cachemire. The last two editions of the race have featured Cork entry David Kenefick but there is no Irish registration in prospect ...

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Extreme Sailing Series – Aussie Jason Waterhouse

2015 Extreme Sailing Series

2015 Extreme Sailing Series – Aussie Jason Waterhouse -great debut Austria’s Red Bull Sailing Team secured overall victory on the final day of the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 1 in Singapore yesterday (Sunday 8 February). Reinforced with young talent from the Red Bull Youth America´s Cup, including Australian Sailing Team’s Jason Waterhouse (NSW), double Olympic champions from Austria Roman ...

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Show Miami Winter Regatta

Show Miami Winter Regatta

Welcome To The Show Miami Winter Regatta Big breeze and three races present three winners – Samba Pa Ti, Portobello and STIG to open Miami Winter Regatta If sailing were to have an All-Star game, there is a good chance the majority of the sailors selected could be found racing Audi Melges 20s this weekend at the 2015 Miami Winter ...

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Sail the Gulf Regatta Qatar day 4

Sail the Gulf Regatta Qatar

A super day of breeze on day 4 of Sail the Gulf Regatta Qatar Welcome to the penultimate day of Sail the Gulf Regatta. A super day of breeze was forecast for both race courses, so sailors were anticipating a full day of racing action in stunning conditions. Before racing, sailors took time for a spot of sight-seeing. A fascinating ...

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18ft Skiffs President’s Trophy

18ft Skiffs Presidents Trophy

18ft Skiffs President’s Trophy race on Sydney Harbour With the 2015 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship less than one week away, today’s Presidents Trophy race on Sydney Harbour took on added importance as the final lead up to the world’s biggest 18ft skiff championship. A light north east breeze proved just the right conditions for the veteran Yandoo team of ...

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Volvo Ocean Race Team Brunel

Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel

Volvo Ocean Race – Team Brunel fourth in exciting in-port race Team Brunel has come fourth in the Sanya in-port race. With 12 points, skipper Bouwe Bekking’s team now holds second place in the general in-port series. The average wind speed was 12 knots from the Southeast and the sun was shining brightly. Team Brunel started good, and opted for ...

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