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Brisbane ~ Australian 18ft Skiff Championship 2015

Brisbane ~ Australian 18ft Skiff Championship 2015

The stage is set for a thrilling weekend of competition sailing on Waterloo Bay, Manly, when the Australian 18 Footers League return to Brisbane for the first time in 20 years to contest the Australian Championships. Racing from the Darling Point Sailing Squadron, crews will battle it out on Waterloo Bay for a chance to be crowned the 2015 Australian ...

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Airlie Beach Race Week 2015 AU

Airlie Beach Race Week 2015 AU

Airlie Beach Race Week 2015’s onshore program is to receive a makeover, while the racing program will remain as sound as ever, according to Whitsunday Sailing Club Commodore, Bernie van’t Hof. Van’t Hof says he is well aware the ‘Tropical Shirt’ regatta, as it has become known over the years, is in need of an overhaul if it is to ...

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San Fernando Race – starts 1 April 2015

San Fernando Race - starts 1 April 2015

A 480nm Category 1 Offshore Race from Hong Kong, China to San Fernando, Philippines. The 2015 San Fernando Race, which will start in Hong Kong on Wednesday 1 April, marking the 20th edition of this 480nm Category 1 offshore race, albeit with the 2003 edition falling victim to the 2003 SARS epidemic. With the continued support of the Philippines Department ...

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Barcelona World Race ~ Lifting to the line

Barcelona World Race ~ Lifting to the line

The forecasts continue to align for Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam as they point Cheminées Poujoulat towards the African coast. As of tomorrow they should start to find their NE’ly breeze progressively lifting them so they can head more directly towards the Straits of Gibraltar. They are makign about 13kts this morning, have gained a few more miles on ...

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Aberdeen Asset Management Farr 40 NSW

Aberdeen Asset Management Farr 40 NSW

The Farr 40 fleet is preparing for this weekend’s Aberdeen Asset Management NSW Farr 40 title as the precursor to next week’s season finale, the John Calvert-Jones Trophy national title fight when a new Australian one design champion will be declared on Saturday March 28, 2015. Both Voodoo Chile and Transfusion are ripe for state and nationals glory. At the ...

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Volvo Ocean Race 19 Mar Morning

Volvo Ocean Race 19 Mar Morning

It’s still very early days but we could be seeing the first signs of a fleet split, with Team Brunel and Team Alvimedica choosing not to push south and sail a more easterly course. Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing is back in the action, leading the westerly group with Team SCA holding the middle ground. Catching the tropical storm Pam is ...

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First female AU skipper in Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

First female AU skipper in Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Sydneysider Wendy Tuck will be the first Australian female sailor to skipper a boat in the gruelling Clipper Round the World Yacht race later this year. She’s taken Oprah Winfrey and Russell Crowe sailing in Sydney Harbour, now Sydneysider Wendy Tuck faces the more serious challenge of being the first Australian female sailor to captain a boat in the Clipper ...

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Volvo Ocean Race ~ A wild race across the Southern Ocean

Volvo Ocean Race ~ A wild race across the Southern Ocean

Volvo Ocean Race – After a three day delay due to the tropical cyclone Pam, Auckland saw the start of the fifth leg at 20.00 UTC Tuesday evening. At that point the race village had already been taken down because of the high wind. But there was still a good crowd seeing the six teams off on their 6,776 nautical ...

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America’s Cup World Series Tickets Sell-out

Americas Cup World Series-Tickets Sell-out

The America’s Cup World Series taking place off Portsmouth in 23-26 July is proving a hit, with over 85,000 bookings already made to date. Tickets to the free-to-view Waterside Festival Arena have just sold out for the Saturday and Sunday and the official Fanzone Arena is getting close to selling out. The organisers for the event report the tickets are ...

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Barcelona ORC World Championship 27th June to 4th July

Barcelona ORC World Championship 27th June to 4th July

With more than four months for its celebration, the Barcelona ORC World Championship has already 70 registered boats of 120 set a maximum number. 17 countries will be on what is already seen as one of the best ORC world championships in recent years. More than ever, and from 27th June to 4th July, Barcelona will be global with the ...

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