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Sail the Gulf Regatta 2015

2015 Sail the Gulf Regatta – Day 1

2015 Sail the Gulf Regatta – Day 1 Welcome to Qatar and the exotic city of Doha, where tradition and history meet architectural innovation and magnificent skyscrapers, to create a breathtaking landscape. In the heart of winter, Doha offers unique sailing conditions, which is why ‘Sail the Gulf Regatta’ is building on 23 years of success. Sail the Gulf is ...

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Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race Leaders closing

Barcelona World Race – Leaders closing on Australia While one low pressure leaves the track, another makes its presence felt. After an intense two days in the face of a south-moving depression formed from two tropical cyclones, the leading boats in the Barcelona World Race were today regrouping and resetting themselves back into race mode. For Bernard Stamm and Jean ...

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America’s Cup Fresh shots in cheating case

America's Cup Fresh shots in cheating case

Fresh shots have been fired in the America’s Cup cheating case that refuses to go away. Kiwi sailor Matt Mitchell, a former grinder for Oracle Team USA, has filed complaints of gross misconduct against all five members of the America’s Cup jury, including New Zealand’s Graham McKenzie, with sailing’s international governing body, ISAF. His action follows a recently laid complaint ...

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Volvo Ocean Race Vestas Wind

Volvo Ocean Race Vestas Wind

Volvo Ocean Race: Vestas Wind In Port Race – Sanya – Live Video Catch the live coverage of the In Port race in Sanya, presented by Team Vestas Wind. The race gets under way on Saturday February 7 followed by the Leg 4 start the following day Team Vestas Wind skipper, Chris Nicholson, will feature on the on the water ...

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America’s Cup Oracle Team USA

America's Cup Oracle Team USA

America’s Cup: Oracle Team USA to conduct final foiling session in USA The defending America’s Cup champion, Oracle Team USA, is scheduled to be training on its new AC45 foiling catamaran this month in San Francisco. ‘It will be great to commission the new boat,’ said tactician and sailing team manager Tom Slingsby. ‘You have to go back to the ...

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Extreme Sailing Series GAC Pindar

GAC Pindar Extreme Sailing Series

Extreme Sailing Series: Seve Jarvin to skipper Team GAC Pindar in the 1st leg in Singapore Seve Jarvin will skipper an all-Australian crew this week (5-8 February) as Team GAC Pindar aim for a podium finish in the first leg of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Singapore. Joining Jarvin in Singapore as the Under-25 crew member is James Wierzbowski, who ...

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St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta March 5-8, 2015

St.Maarten Heineken Regatta – Magic Numbers For nearly a decade, Paul Miller has been working with the St.Maarten Heineken Regatta, advising the race committee on such matters as managing the entries, class divisions and publishing results through his company regattaguru.com. With One-Design Classes, the winner is easy to establish, subject to protest or a claim for redress, the first to ...

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Dongfeng’s Golden French Connection

Dongfeng Race Team Golden French Connection

Dongfeng Race Team skipper Charles Caudrelier (FRA) has been trying to explain the ‘French factor’ that has helped put his crew top of the Volvo Ocean Race leaderboard after three legs – and it seems to come down to pure passion. Caudrelier has chosen four of his countrymen in his race crew squad and their expertise has gone a long ...

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Women’s Keelboat Regatta

Australian Womens Keelboat Regatta

25th Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta – Coming up Women’s Keelboat Regatta at Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron in Melbourne is coming up in June and the Silver Anniversary is going to be bigger and better than ever! With teams coming from across Australia and interest being shown from international teams, the fleet is already shaping up to be a competitive one. ...

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Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race Cheminées Poujoulat

Barcelona World Race faces most severe test (February 3, 2015; Day 35) – Together with Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam on Cheminées Poujoulat, Guillermo Altadill and Jose Munoz on Neutrogena were today battling the most testing conditions the Barcelona World Race fleet has yet faced, with 40-45 knots of wind and severe sea states of 6-8m waves generated by ...

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