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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2015

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2015

Rolex Sydney Hobart race winner, Wild Rose, confirmed for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2015 Legendary offshore yachtsman, Roger Hickman, is hoping his evergreen Farr 43 design, Wild Rose, will back up her stunning victory in the recent Rolex Sydney Hobart race with double-barrelled success at this year’s Audi Hamilton Island Race Week. “I cannot think of a better way ...

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Barcelona World Race Renault Captur fighting for control

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The eastbound express of the Barcelona World Race is a long, long one – But the attack of fourth placed Renault Captur looks set to be compromised because of an ongoing problem with their starboard rudder which means Jorg Riechers and Sébastien Audigane are having to reduce speeds to keep their boat under control. hree big successive Chinese gybes last ...

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Volvo Ocean Race Chinese New Year at sea

Volvo Ocean Race Chinese New Year at sea

Chinese sailors set to spend Chinese New Year at sea Volvo Ocean Race The whirlwind of travel surrounding the Chinese New Year has begun and Chinese people across the world are making the important journey home to their families. However, there are two Chinese men for whom heading home to celebrate isn’t an option… Instead Chen Jin Hao and Yang ...

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JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship Race 3

JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship Race 3

2015 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship, Race 3 Today’s race sponsored by Fisher & Paykel on Sydney Harbour Gotta Love It 7 scored her third consecutive win in the series when she dominated the 24-boat fleet in Race 3 of the 2015 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today. Once again, the defending champion team of Seve Jarvin, ...

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Anna-Lena Elled Team SCA My First Leg

Anna-Lena Elled Team SCA My First Leg

Team SCA, the only all-woman crew taking part in the toughest ocean race in the world – the Volvo Ocean Race. There was no better day for me to start the Volvo Ocean Race. After three legs of watching my team mates race from the shore, I’ve been itching for my turn to join them on the Volvo 65 – ...

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Barcelona World Race Feb 17, 2015

Cheminées Poujoulat Barcelona World Race

Although battered last night in rough conditions the transition from a subtropical depression, all indicators of fleet manager of the Barcelona World Race are green. At the start of a new week announced conforms to the South Pacific in a westerly flow well established, Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam – who have spent below the 10,000 miles to go ...

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Morning Report Tuesday 17 Feb Volvo Ocean Race

Morning Report Tuesday 17 Feb Volvo Ocean Race

Team Brunel had an 80 nautical mile lead on Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. That lead has now dropped to 30 nm this Tuesday morning with Abu Dhabi leading the chasing pack. Brunel has now regained some pace to hold Abu Dhabi, but MAPFRE and Dongfeng are still making gains sailing some two knots faster than Brunel. Team SCA have stopped ...

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Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge CALENDAR 2015

Panerai Classic Jachty Challenge CALENDAR 2015

Officine Panerai announces the 2015 calendar for the leading international classic yacht circuit which the Florentine luxury sports watch-maker is sponsoring for the 11th consecutive year. As per tradition, the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge gets underway in April with the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta (15 – 21 of the month). This year brings the 28th edition of the event which ...

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RORC Caribbean 600 Antigua

RORC Caribbean 600

RORC Caribbean 600 Sensational fleet gathers in Antigua Start: Antigua, W.I. Monday 23 February 2015 Course: Approx. 600nm non-stop around 11 Caribbean Islands An amazing fleet of yachts from around the globe, have come together for a spectacular Caribbean rendezvous. Fort Charlotte, Antigua will be the starting and finishing point for a sensational 600-mile yacht race around 11 Caribbean islands. ...

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Sailing Arabia The Tour 2015

EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2015 will visit some of the most beautiful marinas in the Arabian Gulf. The event will start with an opening ceremony at The Wave, Muscat, then follow the fleet to Sohar and around the Musandam Peninsula to the UAE, Qatar and Bahrain. With a complete lack of wind in the start area off the ...

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