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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week ~ get in early for more chance to win

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week

Early entries in this year’s SeaLink Magentic Island Race Week are being offered more chances to win a very special prize. Through the support of SeaLink and Dufour Marine, entries in the regatta, which is being held from August 27 to September 1, will be given three tickets in the draw to win two flights to Townsville and seven nights ...

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Artemis Racing in Bermuda

Artemis Racing in Bermuda

Artemis Racing have been sailing out of their temporary base in the Royal Naval Dockyard for the past few weeks, but have now confirmed that they will move their entire operation to Bermuda as soon as this year. Presently their home base is located in San Francisco and this move would see Bermuda becoming Artemis Racing’s headquarters through the 2017 ...

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J/80 World Championchip 2015 kicks off next month

J/80 World Championship 2015

J/80 World Championchip 2015 – The one-design scene is changing, as newly emerging boat types are pushing ahead. The established J/80 class, however, does not fear the arising competition. They are expecting a sizeable and competitive fleet to compete in the World Championship off Kiel from fourth through 10th July. While German and Danish teams have already filed their entries, the ...

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Transatlantic Race 2015

Transatlantic-Race-2015

Transatlantic Race 2015 – Whether out to set records or tick another box on the bucket list, the 41 registered entries all have one thing in common: they will be undertaking the adventure of a lifetime as they sail a stretch of 2,800 nautical miles from Newport Rhode Island’s Castle Hill Light to The Lizard, the most southerly point on ...

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Six Metre World Championship ~ after day 1

Six Metre World Championship - Steve Kinsey leads after day 1

The opening day of the International Six Metre World Championship, being hosted by the Société Nautique de La Trinité sur Mer, has Steve Kinsey in CAN111 Blade, leading the Open Division overnight. Kinsey opened the day with a win and followed up with a second and then a fourth place. Sailing FRA117 Junior, Yan Marilley’s fortunes were on the up ...

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Solitaire du Figaro 2015 – Jack Bouttell leads leg one

2015 Solitaire du Figaro - Jack Bouttell leads leg one

Solitaire du Figaro 2015 – On Sunday 31st May, the Artemis Offshore Academy was proud to share one of its finest moments with the cheering crowds of Pauillac – watching Jack Bouttell (GAC Concise), leading the 39 boat fleet 30 miles down the Gironde River and out into the Bay of Biscay. It was an exciting day for Artemis Offshore ...

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Maserati and Giovanni Soldini ~ San Francisco to Shanghai

Volvo Open 70 Maserati led by skipper Giovanni Soldini

The Volvo Open 70 Maserati led by skipper Giovanni Soldini (ITA) and a crew of eight have established a reference time of 21 days, 19 hours, 32 minutes and 54 seconds on the old 7,315-mile Tea Clipper route between San Francisco-Shanghai. Aside from Soldini, his international crew was comprised of Italians Guido Broggi, Andrea Fantini, Francesco Malingri and Marco Spertini; ...

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Brittany Wins the Normandy Channel Race 2015

BRITTANY-WINS-THE-NORMANDY

Nicolas Troussel and Félix Pruvot, winners of the NCR 2015 on Bretagne – Crédit Mutuel A top-flight podium for the Normandy Channel Race 2015. Bretagne – Crédit Mutuel, Le Conservateur and Solidaires en Peloton – ARSEP take centre stage. In the wings, two teams from Lower Normandy, Teamwork and Carac – Advanced Energies match-race to the finish with the former ...

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Audi Melges 20 ~ Sailing Series in Riva

Audi Melges 20 ~ Sailing Series in Riva

The final day and last race of the Audi-Tron Sailing Series in Riva had spectators on the edge of their seats. A shifty Garda breeze gave way for Dario Levi’s Fremito D’Arja to win the event. Igor Rytov on RUS-296 won Race Six, securing his final second overall position. Claudio Dutto’s Asante Sana slipped one spot to finish the regatta ...

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Six Metre – Valhalla takes Pre-World Event

Six Metre - Valhalla takes Pre-World Event

Sadly strong winds made sailing impossible for the forty-three strong International Six Metre fleet on final day of the Société Nautique de Genève’s Annual Regatta at Sea in La Trinité Sur Mer. With two races completed on the opening day, Paul Smith’s Valhalla GBR107, the current British Six Meter Champion and winner of the 2012 European Championship in Nynashamm, claimed ...

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