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Extreme Sailing Series Team GAC Pindar

Extreme Sailing Series Team GAC Pindar

Extreme Sailing Series: Team GAC Pindar gets off to a winning start on day one in Singapore Singapore, 5 February 2015, Team GAC Pindar raised the curtain of the opening act of the Extreme Sailing Series in style, winning the first race of the season and securing two further podiums on day one. Following their perfect start, Seve Jarvin and ...

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JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship

JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship

JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship – Will a new record be set? Since the first regatta in 1938, the quality of competition at the J.J. Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship, the unofficial 18 footer World Champsionship, has been so strong that there have been only eleven multiple championship-winning skippers in the event’s 75 year history. Only three of those have won ...

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Extreme Sailing Series

Extreme Sailing Series - 2015

Extreme Sailing Series – 2015 Season Opens in Singapore Leigh McMillan and the team on The Wave, Muscat couldn’t have got off to a better start at the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series in Singapore. The team representing Oman executed a consistent strategy in trying conditions, sailing to victory in three of the eight races sailed to finish the day just ...

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Team Jolly Medalists and Rolex Sailors of the Year

Team Jolly Medalists and Rolex Sailors of the Year

Team Jolly – 2012 Olympic Gold Medalists and Rolex Sailors of the Year, Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie report on their latest regatta – the 2015 ISAF World Sailing Cup Miami Its been a busy start to 2015, by the end of January we have already been to Miami and back, competed in and subsequently won the first World Cup ...

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Extreme Sailing Series

Extreme Sailing Series Hopes riding high

Extreme Sailing Series –  Hopes riding high for The Wave, Muscat and Oman Air after promising first day in Singapore Leigh McMillan’s hopes of turning the tables to post his first ever win in Singapore are on track after The Wave, Muscat finished the opening day of the Extreme Sailing Series at the top of the leaderboard while the new ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15

Volvo Ocean Race: Winds of up to 30 knots forecast for Sanya departure Volvo Ocean Race’s six-strong fleet heads out towards Auckland from Sanya for Leg 4 on Sunday with some big calls to make in the latest instalment of a marathon offshore contest which could hardly be more finely poised. Charles Caudrelier’s (FRA) Dongfeng Race Team have their noses ...

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Hardy Cup 2015 Final

Hardy Cup 2015 Final

East Over West Win In Hardy Cup Final Just a couple of metres in the fifth and final race today decided the 2015 winner of the prestigious Hardy Cup on Sydney Harbour, a cross-nation duel between two of Australia’s outstanding young match racing skippers and their crews. Victory in the ISAF Grade 3, Under 25 Match Racing Regatta went to ...

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Sail the Gulf Regatta 2015

2015 Sail the Gulf Regatta – Day 1

2015 Sail the Gulf Regatta – Day 1 Welcome to Qatar and the exotic city of Doha, where tradition and history meet architectural innovation and magnificent skyscrapers, to create a breathtaking landscape. In the heart of winter, Doha offers unique sailing conditions, which is why ‘Sail the Gulf Regatta’ is building on 23 years of success. Sail the Gulf is ...

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Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race Leaders closing

Barcelona World Race – Leaders closing on Australia While one low pressure leaves the track, another makes its presence felt. After an intense two days in the face of a south-moving depression formed from two tropical cyclones, the leading boats in the Barcelona World Race were today regrouping and resetting themselves back into race mode. For Bernard Stamm and Jean ...

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America’s Cup Fresh shots in cheating case

America's Cup Fresh shots in cheating case

Fresh shots have been fired in the America’s Cup cheating case that refuses to go away. Kiwi sailor Matt Mitchell, a former grinder for Oracle Team USA, has filed complaints of gross misconduct against all five members of the America’s Cup jury, including New Zealand’s Graham McKenzie, with sailing’s international governing body, ISAF. His action follows a recently laid complaint ...

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