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Guo Chuan’s on track for World Record Northeast Passage

Guo Chuan’s on track for World Record Northeast Passage

After eight days sailing on the treacherous waters of the Arctic Ocean, skipper Guo Chuan has less than 1000nm remaining onboard his 97-foot trimaran Qingdao China in order to set the World Record for a non-stop sail of the Northeast Passage from Europe to the Pacific via the Bering Strait. Global media coverage has started to pick up on the ...

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America’s Cup – Groupama C – a question of scale

America's Cup - Groupama C - a question of scale

America’s Cup – When Franck Cammas sets himself a goal, he puts everything in place to achieve it. In 2012, after winning the Jules Verne Trophy, the Route du Rhum and the Volvo Ocean Race in quick succession in the colours of Groupama, the French skipper set himself the medium-term goal of the America’s Cup. Entirely logically then, he began ...

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For The Record – Countdown Has Begun

For The Record: Countdown Has Begun

French record-setter Francis Joyon’s goal this fall is to improve on the Jules Verne Trophy record time set by Loïck Peyron’s crew of 45 days, 13 hours, 42 minutes and 53 seconds. To take up the challenge of this crewed non-stop circumnaviagation, Joyon will be setting off aboard Franck Cammas’s former Groupama 3, the 103-foot trimaran that took the Jules ...

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Bavaria Yachts news for 2016 Yachting Festival Cannes

Bavaria Yachts news for 2016 Yachting Festival Cannes

During the 2016 Cannes Yachting Festival which runs from the 8th to the 13th of September, BAVARIA YACHTS will be launching used models and lots of useds. Besides the presentation of the successful sail yachts from the CRUISER and VISION Lines, there are also Mediterranean premieres of the used SPORT 300 and SPORT 330. In addition on the BAVARIA CATAMARANS ...

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Volvo Ocean Race Teams To Square Off In Genoa Later This Month

Genoa Boat Show - Team SCA and the men from Team Vestas Wind

Volvo Ocean Race rivals Team SCA and Team Vestas Wind will go head-to-head once more in a series of pro-am races at the Genoa Boat Show from September 30 to October 5. The six pro-am races will give the race’s many Italian fans the first chance to see VOR boats on home waters and provide an intriguing challenge for the ...

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Upstart Yacht Club in Sardinia

Upstart Yacht Club in Sardinia

Two centenarian clubs occupied the top of the global yachting world in 1983: the New York Yacht Club and the Royal Yacht Squadron, on England’s Isle of Wight. The stone foundations of the two clubhouses on opposite sides of the Atlantic resembled mini forts defending their traditions from the modern world. New York was also defending something equally precious: the ...

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Genoa Boat Show

Genoa Boat Show

Genoa Boat Show – Team SCA and Team Vestas Wind, rivals in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, go head-to-head once more in a series of pro-am races at the popular boat show from September 30 to October 5. The six pro-am races will give the race’s many Italian fans the first chance to see Volvo Ocean Race boats on home ...

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Poole Week – New ideas put the Buzz back

Poole Week - New ideas put the Buzz back

After one of the wettest and windiest Poole Weeks anyone can remember, Friday dawned with barely a breath. But, true to form, it was raining. Several classes couldn’t have been tighter at the top. In some, the top two boats were tied on points and it was a simple who-beats-who situation in the final race or races. In the Flying ...

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Melges 32 World Championship 2015

2015 Melges 32 World Championship - Testing Day 2

Melges 32 World Championship – A lighter, variable breeze challenged competitors and kept racing tight until the final boat crossed the finish line. In stark contrast to the full-on, breezy, physical conditions of the first day of Melges 32 World Championship racing, Day Two greeted competitors with light and dicey racing testing the mental toughness of the twenty-two boat fleet. ...

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HIGH-PRECISION WEATHER AND OCEAN FORECASTS theyr.com

HIGH-PRECISION WEATHER AND OCEAN FORECASTS

PRECISION WEATHER and OCEAN FORECASTS ~ theyr.com What is it and why use it? Precision weather is our high-resolution data. Advantages: Precise voyage planning Safety at sea Racing advantage We think every mariner should use high-resolution weather forecasts, it’s a critical aspect of safety at sea and it’s not just for the professionals. We produce our forecasts using the WRF/NMM, the ...

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