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J/70 North American Championship

Fernandez withstands onslaught at the J/70 North American Championship

Julian Fernandez Neckelmann’s Flojito y Cooperando won the first race of the Torqeedo J/70 North American Championship and withstood an onslaught of challengers over seven races to earn the trophy. The reigning J/70 World Champion, Neckelmann was joined by crew Willem van Waay, Bill Hardesty and Danel Belausteguigoitia at the event hosted by Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, Texas. Able ...

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Women’s Match Racing Championship

World Sailing announces venue for Women's Match Racing Championship

World Sailing is pleased to announce that the NJK Sailing Center, Finland has been selected to host the 2017 Women’s Match Racing World Championship. Renowned for its Match Racing pedigree, the NJK Sailing Center in Helsinki will host the 2017 Women’s Match Racing World Championship boasting a sailing arena located close to the city centre providing excellent viewing opportunities for ...

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Rio 2016 – The Qualification Games

Rio 2016 - The Qualification Games

Yachting New Zealand’s refusal to nominate in three classes won in the first round of 2016 Olympic Qualification is without precedent. Subject to Appeal, the Kiwis have signaled that they will reject 30% of the positions gained in the ISAF World Sailing Championships in Santander in 2014. In Spain, they were one of just three sailing nations to qualify in all ...

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Carbon Fibre In-Boom Furling Systems for All Yachts

THE RIGHT FURLING BOOM FOR YOU – CLICK BELOW FOR YOUR PERSONALIZED QUOTE

SouthernFurl In-Boom furling systems withstand Sydney Hobart test Have you ever scared your family when you got stuck with too much sail up when you should be reefed? Southern Spars’ range of SouthernFurl booms are the answer – letting you reduce sail quickly and easily without leaving the safety of the cockpit. Southern Spars in-boom furling technology changed the game ...

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RORC Vice Admiral’s Cup 2016

2016 RORC Vice Admiral's Cup bursts into action on first day

The Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Vice Admiral’s Cup burst into action on the first day of racing. With 15-20 knots of wind and a building tide, the high performance fleet was launched on two tight windward leeward courses and a final round the buoys race to finish off a thrilling day on the water. With downwind boat speed nudging over ...

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Finn World Masters in Torbole

Spectacular final day at the Finn World Masters in Torbole

Whatever the outcome of the final races at the Finn World Masters in Torbole, everyone was a winner with a spectacular final day of sailing. Rafael Trujillo (ESP) won his first Masters title after a great comeback in the medal race to take the win from defending champion Vladimir Krutskikh (RUS) and six times winner Michael Maier (CZE). Earlier in ...

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WMRT Newport

WMRT Newport – 20 highest-calibre skippers to compete in 6-day battle

After wowing the spectators in Copenhagen last week, Sally Barkow and her all-female team on Team Magenta 32 are looking forward to a big reception on home waters for the World Match Racing Tour Newport. Newport, Rhode Island, boasts a long history of match racing like no other venue in the world, so it’s fitting that 20 of the highest-calibre ...

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J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race

The Island Sailing Club adds an extra 30 minutes to the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race finish deadline

The Island Sailing Club adds an extra 30 minutes to the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race finish deadline Race organisers at the Island Sailing Club (ISC) in Cowes have taken the unusual decision to amend the finish time of this year’s J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race to help alleviate any concerns competitors may have ...

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Clipper Race

Clipper Race – British legends support an amazing cause for Unicef

British ocean racing legends Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, Dee Caffari MBE and Ian Walker are all throwing their support to an exciting fashionable cause run by the GREAT Britain Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race team to benefit the event’s official charity, Unicef, and to get Britons talking about why sailing is GREAT. GREAT Britain Skipper Peter Thornton and his ...

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52 Super Series 2016 in Scarlino 6 days to Start

52 Super Series 2016 in Scarlino

The 2016 52 Super Series has enjoyed a longer and more active pre-season build up than throughout its five years of history and so there is a considerable air of anticipation among the racing teams which are assembling now in Scarlino, Tuscany as the five regatta circuit prepares to start racing for the first points of the new season on ...

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