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RORC Transatlantic Race – Lanzarote-Grenada

RORC Transatlantic Race - Lanzarote-Grenada

RORC Transatlantic Race – Lanzarote-Grenada:Lupa leader of the pack Race fans watching the tracker page over the last 24 hours have been witness to the battle at the front of the fleet. Events took a turn when Jeremy Pilkington’s Baltic 78, Lupa of London moved into the lead at around sunset yesterday. Russian Southern Wind 94, Windfall continued to gybe south ...

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ISAF Sailing World Cup

ISAF Sailing World Cup

ISAF Sailing World Cup: Great Britain’s Edward Wright remains in the lead in the Finn class. urtled and jelly-fished on day three at ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne First session competitors at ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne spent much of day three tweaking boats, on their phones and chatting around the boat park at Sandringham Yacht Club. The late ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart

Rolex Sydney Hobart

Rolex Sydney Hobart:: Wild Oats XI – “The Swiss Army knife’s” oldest attachment is making a difference heading into the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race While it wasn’t deployed when Bob Oatley’s supermaxi, Wild Oats XI claimed top honours in yesterday’s SOLAS Big Boat Challenge on Sydney Harbour, the skipper and crew of the champion yacht feel that the recently fitted ...

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Volvo Ocean Race. So near and yet so far

Volvo Ocean Race. So near and

Volvo Ocean Race. So near and yet so far – Days at sea: 20 Boat speed: 11.7 knots Position in fleet: Second, 11.8nm behind leader Team Brunel, but gaining 1 mile in oldest position report Distance to finish: 783 nautical miles Quote of the moment: “hangry”, a combo of angry and hungry. Watch the oldest video here as the team ...

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Sailing World Cup – Day two at the ISAF

Sailing World Cup - Day two at the ISAF

Day two at the ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne South to sou’westerly winds 10-15 knots locally reaching up to 20 knots this afternoon means some thrilling action is on the cards later in the day at the ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne. The bay kicks up correspondingly to the breeze, adding another dimension to competitors’ boat speed and ...

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Melbourne ISAF Sailing World Cup Series

Melbourne to launch 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Series ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne will kick start the 2015 series with racing scheduled to take place from 8-14 December 2014 in Port Phillip Bay.   As the dust settles on the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final that took place in Abu Dhabi from 26-30 November, attentions have turned to the ...

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Beautiful story Macif 60 François Gabart

MACIF, the 60 footer skippered by Francois Gabart

Beautiful story Macif 60 François Gabart no comment ………………….    

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Transat Jacques Vabre

Transat Jacques Vabre

Transat Jacques Vabre : 25th October start to Itaja Le Havre – Itajaí, one transatlantic – two cities For the past 22 years Le Havre has hosted competitors on the start of the Transat Jacques Vabre, “Transat Jacques Vabre is huge maritime celebration for the town of Le Havre and a major event that takes place every two years. Le Havre ...

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Macif Group unveiled its future trimaran MACIF

Macif Group unveiled its future trimaran MACIF

Macif Group unveiled its future trimaran MACIF In 2013, Macif Group announced its commitment to continue racing and began construction of 100 meters Multihull, who will captain Francois Gabart for the period 2015-2019. After four years of unpaid IMOCA circuit, concluded in the most beautiful way toanother victory Route du Rhum, the time has come to turn the page and ...

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The Barcelona World Race

The Barcelona World Race

The Barcelona World Race: Stars head the line up There will be eight crews at the start, boasting some powerful duos such as Alex Thomson and Pepe Ribes (Hugo Boss), Jörg Riechers and Sébastien Audigane, as well as Bernard Stamm and Jean le Cam (Cheminées Poujoulat). The latter duo, had the opportunity to present their project on the main stage ...

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