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World Match Racing Tour 2016

2016 World Match Racing Tour

Guichard comes from behind to win breezy first day in Marstrand World Match Racing Tour 2016 – The World Championship Finals of the World Match Racing Tour opened in the best possible way today, with Marstrand delivering strong breeze and sunny skies for the 20 international teams competing in Sweden. With so much at stake, with a $1 million bonus ...

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SALTS ~ Sail and Life Training Society

Sail and Life Training Society

The Sail and Life Training Society (SALTS®) was founded in 1974 and is a registered charity in Canada and the USA (FORGN tax exempt status in the USA). The Society operates two tall ships, thePacific Grace and Pacific Swift, and offers sail training to young people ages 13-25 (as well as Day Sails for all ages). These ships are maintained ...

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Clipper Race – Race 12

Clipper Race - Race 12 - Weather getting complicated in closing stages

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2015 -16 – After blasting across the North Atlantic in Race 12, The LegenDerry Finale, the weather forecasting is getting a little ‘complicated’ according to Clipper Race and Great Britain Olympic Sailing Team meteorologist Simon Rowell, with a weak ridge of high pressure providing more fickle conditions and potential wind holes that could shake ...

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J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race

MOD70s lead the charge around the island at speeds of 36 knots The entire central and western Solent areas are now thick with yachts, as the starting sequences draw to a close. There’s still plenty of sun here and the wind has softened slightly in the central Solent, although with the west-going tide building the sea state is increasing. The ...

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Mark Foy Worlds in Fiji 18ft skiffs

18ft skiffs - Yamaha victorious at Mark Foy Worlds in Fiji

The trade winds arrived just in time for the final day of racing at the Mark Foy Worlds in Fiji. With 20knots on the course the fleet finally got to unpack their little rigs for a day of thrills and spills. Thurlow Fisher Lawyers looked like it was going to be their day and won the first start with a ...

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Clipper Race fleet forward

Brakes off as strong westerly propels the Clipper Race fleet forward

A strong westerly served up by the Azores High is propelling the yachts forward after a frustrating few days of light airs from the same high in the North Atlantic Ocean. ClipperTelemed+ is leading the fleet again after emerging from its Stealth Mode cloak of invisibility last night; and boat speeds have been high throughout the fleet as the teams ...

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52 Super Series fleet in Porto Cervo

52 Super Series fleet in Porto Cervo

Provezza finished last month’s Scarlino Cup regatta under a cloud. On the last run of the last race they slid down the leaderboard from a respectable fourth to a disappointing eighth. Ergin Imre’s team bounced right back today opening the Audi Settimana delle Bocche regatta with a nice pair of solid third places to lead the regatta, the second of ...

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Extreme Sailing Series

Oman Air raises the bar at Extreme Sailing Series

Heart rates soar as Oman Air raises the bar at Extreme Sailing Series Oman Air raised the bar in Cardiff when they unleashed another level of performance to earn four outright wins, including three in three races, to reinforce their position at the top of the Extreme Sailing Series. Morgan Larson’s crew enjoyed an impressive and unbeatable run of form ...

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ANT-ARCTIC-LAB

ANT-ARCTIC-LAB

Project ANT-ARCTIC-LAB The ANT-ARCTIC-LAB is a highly ambitious yacht building and sailing challenge that highlights several industrial developments which bring more sustainability to the marine industry. ANT-ARCTIC stands for both polar regions on our planet. LAB represents the “floating Open 60ft laboratory”. Route The goal is to sail a 60ft yacht, nonstop, singlehanded and without assistance from Les Sables d’Olonne ...

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Chicago Match Racing

Chicago Match Racing season kicks off with the Summer Invitational

Chicago Yacht Club will make its debut on the match racing regatta circuit this weekend with the Chicago Summer Invitational Grade three. Chicago Match Race Center and CYC have joined forces this season, and so far the partnership has produced enormous enthusiasm for match racing both at practices and regattas. This event will feature a strong field of competitors, including ...

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