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The Great Shark Race

Sir Richard Branson joins Guy Harvey in The Great Shark Race Calling on Sponsors to Back Innovative Race to Support Vital Shark Research Renowned marine wildlife artist and conservationist Dr. Guy Harvey and Sir Richard Branson are calling on individuals and corporations to sponsor shortfin mako sharks that will be tagged and released off the coast of Isla Mujeres, Mexico ...

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GAC Pindar Hope Duo Indar of world champions

GAC Pindar Hope Duo Indar of world champions

GAC Pindar Hope Duo Indar of world champions can provide the winning formula in Oman GAC Pindar’s record breaking world champions, Ian Williams and Seve Jarvin, will lead the Team GAC Pindar challenge as co-skippers for the second round of the Extreme Sailing Series in Oman (11-14 March 2015). Williams joins Team GAC Pindar’s Extreme Sailing Series crew after winning ...

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Etchells WA State Championships 2015

Etchells WA State Championships 2015

A nervous start to the final day program left points leader Michael Manford seemingly vulnerable in his quest for another State title in the Etchells class. In breeze which has just turned from east to west and was still settling, Manford took the option to go north while the majority of the fleet took to the south side. At the ...

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18ft Skiffs Club Championship on Sydney Harbour

18ft Skiffs Club Championship on Sydney Harbour

The Thurlow Fisher Lawyers crew of Michael Coxon, Dave O’Connor and Trent Barnabas capitalised on a brilliant start to lead all the way for a convincing victory in Race 10 of the Australian 18 Footers League Club Championship on Sydney Harbour today. After crossing the fleet on port tack at the pin end of the line, Coxon and his team ...

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Exciting Developments for Vice Admiral’s Cup 2015

Exciting Developments for Vice Admiral's Cup 2015

The 2015 edition of the Vice Admiral’s Cup will be hosted from Friday 15 to Sunday 17 May by the Royal Ocean Racing Club, incorporating the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, from its Cowes waterfront clubhouse. Since its introduction in 2005 the Vice Admiral’s Cup has gone from strength to strength, providing outstanding racing for a wide cross section of classes. ...

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Match Race Thailand Championships

Match Race Thailand Championships

The Royal Varuna Yacht Club appreciate the support from North Sails and Land Rover Thailand to ensure that the competitors had the same excellent equipment throughout the event. This was emphasised on the second day of this year’s closely fought event. This gave all of the sailors an equal opportunity to demonstrate their skills in the Platu 25 class boats ...

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Neutrogena closes their circle – Barcelona World Race

Neutrogena closes their circle - Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race – Two more round Cape Horn Dreams realised for We Are Water and One Planet, One Ocean & Pharmaton Neutrogena crosses outbound wake, closes circle Renault Captur less than 600 miles to Cape Horn Powerful dreams came true, ambitions were realised when We Are Water and One, Planet One Ocean & Pharmaton rounded Cape Horn last night ...

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Report released into Team Vestas Wind grounding – Volvo Ocean Race

Report released into Team Vestas Wind grounding - Volvo Ocean Race

An independent report into the grounding of Team Vestas Wind on Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race was released today. It included a set of recommendations aimed at improving safety at sea for the entire offshore racing community. In particular, it has suggested improving navigational charts and other on board software to avoid similar incidents in the future. The ...

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The last day of racing for the 88th Bacardi Cup

The last day of racing for the 88th Bacardi Cup

The last day of racing for the 88th Bacardi Cup and the sixth Bacardi Miami Sailing Week Presented by EFG Bank brought us a little change in the weather with overcast skies and scattered showers. The wind also switched directions and was coming out of the NE between 10 and 15 knots. All courses had 10:55 a.m. warning signals today ...

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Team Alvimedica bring in Stu Bannatyne for Leg 5 – Volvo Ocean Race

Team Alvimedica bring in Stu Bannatyne for Leg 5

The USA and Turkish entry in the Volvo Ocean Race, Team Alvimedica have announced that six times Volvo Ocean Race veteran, Stu Bannatyne will join the crew for Leg 5 into the Southern Ocean. The New Zealander, who has won the round the world race three times, will start preparing with the crew tomorrow ahead of the Leg 5 start ...

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