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RORC Easter Challenge 3 to 5 April

RORC Easter Challenge 3 to 5 April

Take part in the RORC’s UK season opener, the RORC Easter Challenge, taking place over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend (3 to 5 April), and some of the country’s leading experts will be on the water to offer crews free advice. This might be general observations, but crews are also encouraged to ask the coaches to focus on any specific ...

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J.P. Morgan Charity begins right here

J.P. Morgan Charity begins right here

Over the ten years that J.P. Morgan Asset Management has sponsored the Round the Island Race, more than £600,000 has been raised for charity, a truly fantastic accomplishment by all concerned; and there’s plenty more to come as J.P. Morgan embraces a further two years as the Race title sponsor. The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust has been appointed the official ...

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Hurricane force Horn – Barcelona World Race

On Day 70 of the Barcelona World Race, Jörg Riechers and Sébastien Audigane revealed that they encountered 70-knot gusts after rounding Cape Horn yesterday. Speaking in video conference today the Renault Captur skippers spoke of their relief at surviving what Audigane, who has now rounded the Horn four times, called “The most stressful conditions I have seen in 25 years.” ...

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China Cup International Regatta 2015

China Cup International Regatta 2015

We are delighted to announce the 9th Edition of the China Cup International Regatta will take place in Hong Kong and Shenzhen(Guangdong Province), China from October 30th to November 2nd, 2015, under the auspices of Water Sports Administration Center of the General Administration of Sport of China and Shenzhen Municipal Administration of Culture, Sports and Tourism. As the largest international ...

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Marblehead to Halifax Race

Marblehead to Halifax Race

Marblehead to Halifax Race – Five teams representing organizations focused on competitive sail training and education have entered the race in the last week. Oakcliff Sailing has entered three teams: two on modified Farr 40s and a third on their Class 40. The US Naval Academy’s co-ed Varsity Offshore Sailing Team will enter the race with Gallant and Tenacious, both ...

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New Racing partners with Technical Innovation Group

New Racing partners with Technical Innovation Group

Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) will use the best in British design, technology and innovation to bring the America’s Cup home. The BAR Technical Innovation Group (TIG) will bring together British industry to contribute to this unique technical and sporting challenge. Today PA Consulting Group (PA) has joined BAR in their challenge, bringing extensive experience in developing and implementing a wide ...

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Sailors full of praise – St.Maarten Heineken Regatta 2015

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta 35th

With big breeze, sunshine and probably the largest racing fleet in the Caribbean this season, the 35th St.Maarten Heineken Regatta was a roaring success. The raw ingredients of fantastic sailing conditions and intense competition gave the regatta organizers the opportunity to lay on a tremendous spectacle – they didn’t fail. Of the 2000 sailors taking part, many competitors showed their ...

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America’s Cup and Oracle Team USA clothing partner

America's Cup

Sail Racing teams up with the America’s Cup and Oracle Team USA as official clothing partner Sail Racing, the innovative clothing company that designs and manufactures high performance marine gear, has become the Official Clothing Partner for the America’s Cup and Oracle Team USA. As an Official Partner to Oracle Team USA, Sail Racing will provide technical clothing designed to ...

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Barcelona World race Report morning 11/03/2015

 Renault Captur have had another difficut night with gusts to 50kts but conditions have eased for them meantime and they are making steady progress towards the Falklands, making 12kts in 25kts of SW’ly wind. Race leaders Cheminées Poujoulat are in the NE’ly trade winds of around 15-18kts. They are making about 10-11kts, probably just eased back slightly to protect the ...

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Volvo Ocean Race – Rebuilding VO65 the Team Vestas Wind

Volvo Ocean Race - Rebuilding VO65 the Team Vestas Wind

Matthew Sheahan went to Persico in Italy to see how it was possible to repair the VO65 Team Vestas Wind get the team back in the Volvo Ocean Race Recovering a wrecked Volvo 65 from a remote reef in the Indian Ocean and shipping her over 5,000 miles to a yard tucked up against the foothills of the Italian Alps ...

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