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Harken May Regatta 2015 overall

Harken May Regatta 2015 overall

The Harken May Regatta began on the Saturday (May 9th) with grey skies and 30-knot gusts from the western Solent, and race officers took the prudent decision to postpone racing in the hope conditions would moderate. In the event, while the solid breeze never eased off enough for racing in White Group, the larger yachts in Black were rewarded for ...

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Decision 35 Grand Prix of the season

Team Tilt Decision 35 Grand Prix of the season

The Swiss sailing squad on board Team Tilt gave a glimpse of their ambitions for the season at the first event of the series, winning the first regatta decisively with Arnaud Psarofaghis at the helm. Alinghi and Zen Too took second and third place. Team Tilt gave a taste of their ambition this weekend at the opening Decision 35 Grand ...

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J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race

J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race

As the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race entries hit the 900+ mark in early May, the Race Management team at the Island Sailing Club (ISC) is especially pleased to see a number of Race Partners and their boats lining up for some exciting Race action on Saturday 27th June. Haven Knox-Johnston will compete with HKJ Firestarter (GBR ...

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Race For Water Odyssey Makes Chilean Stopover

Race For Water Odyssey Makes Chilean Stopover

After a spectacular route through the Panama Canal, the Race for Water Odyssey (R4WO) entered into the Pacific Ocean, and arrived this weekend in Valparaiso. The R4WO will stay in the Chilean city until 18th May, before beginning the second phase of scientific analyses in the South Pacific Ocean waste vortex. After 20 days of sailing, from New York and ...

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Solo Concarneau ~ Cold, wet, frustrating, tiring and insane

Solo Concarneau

Cold, wet, frustrating, tiring and insane were just some of the words the Artemis Offshore Academy squad used to describe the Solo Concarneau Trophée Guy Cotten. Finishing the 330-mile course on Saturday 9 May, the Solo Concarneau was the sailors’ toughest race yet and their final test ahead of the 2185 mile Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard Cachemire at ...

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Garda Trentino Olympic Week 2015

Garda Trentino Olympic Week 2015

Today was the final day of Garda Trentino Olympic Week, the second leg of the Eurosaf Champions Sailing Cup, with the medal races being held (the top ten qualifying for each final), with northerly winds of around 10 knots for nearly all the classes apart from the Nacra17 and the 470 women’s who waited for the usual southerly wind at ...

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19th Marinepool Etchells Australasian Winter Championship

19th Marinepool Etchells Australasian Winter Championship

Etchells Australasians – Entry numbers build towards outstanding event The flow of entries into this year’s 19th Marinepool Etchells Australasian Winter Championship, to be held on the weekend of June 4 to 7, has Mooloolaba Yacht Club’s organising committee happily planning for a sell-out event. Organising committee chair and early entrant Trevor Martin said that with nearly two weeks to ...

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Final day ~ Melges 20 Audi-Tron Sailing Series

Melges 20 Audi-Tron Sailing Series

The final day of racing in Porto Venere just wasn’t meant to be after the breeze failed to cooperate leaving Saturday’s Audi-Tron Sailing Series overall results as final. Four races were completed on Day 1 with Mirko De Falco’s Peccere with tactician Guglielmo Giordano submitting a 4-1-15-3 scoreline to command the fleet and win the event by ten points. This ...

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Final day ~ MC38 Autumn Regatta 2015

MC38 Autumn Regatta 2015

On the final day of the MC38 Autumn Regatta 2015 John Bacon’s Dark Star from the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club minimised errors and maintained composure in the puffy westerlies on Sydney Harbour to take out the Regatta by a single point. Autumn and winter breezes typically come in waves out of the west, under the Harbour Bridge and down ...

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Ficker Cup ~ Dangling the Congressional Cup carrot

Ficker Cup: Dangling the Congressional Cup carrot

Chris Steele and Dustin Durant have solidified two spots in the Ficker Cup semi-finals, but the balance are still up for grabs, after today’s stirring races. One flight remains in the double-round robin series which will decide who advances to the semi-finals and finals, with a chance to win the prestigious Ficker Cup – and a berth in the Congressional ...

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