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Festival of Sails Regatta

Festival of Sails Regatta - Don’t miss the boat for great prizes!

Festival of Sails Regatta – Don’t miss the boat for great prizes! Time is running out for your chance to win some amazing prizes simply by entering the 2016 Festival of Sails. Online entries received by Monday November 30 go in the draw for a fabulous trip for two to New York courtesy of Geelong Travel. You could be soaking ...

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Dona Bertarelli sets sail on round-the-world trip

Dona Bertarelli sets sail on round-the-world trip

Billionaire Swiss businesswoman and sailor Dona Bertarelli has embarked with a crew of 13 men on a trimaran sailboat aiming to claim the Jules Verne trophy for the fastest voyage around the world. first woman to win the trophy by beating the current record for the fastest circumnavigation of the world by yacht of 45 days, 13 hours and 55 ...

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Cape Horn

A world first - Franck Cammas rounds Cape Horn in a foiling catamaran

A world first – Franck Cammas rounds Cape Horn in a foiling catamaran Franck Cammas, one of the most successful French sailors in the world, has done what no one has achieved before – rounded Cape Horn in a foiling catamaran – a world first! As part of the Julbo Sail Session, Franck Cammas rounded Cape Horn in a Nacra ...

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Yacht Club of the Year

Yacht Club of the Year - The marque of achievement.

  Well, yes, the prestigious Yachting Australia Club of the Year award is certainly a distinguished ‘badge’ to be given. There are, however, many marks that go into attaining this highest of praises. The Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club (SSCBC) may not wax on lyrical about the many things it does so well, but its already esteemed profile just got ...

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Sailrocket 2

Happy third anniversary Sailrocket 2...

On this day three years ago the spell was broken. After 11 years of wondering if this day would ever come, on a ‘oh well, let’s give it a shot anyway’ type of day, we decided to go for a run rather than just tow Sailrocket 2 back across the lagoon to her hangar. I’m so glad we did. There ...

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ISAF Rolex Sailor of the Year Awards

ISAF Rolex Sailor of the Year Awards – One week to go

With one week to go, there is much anticipation about the ISAF Rolex Sailor of the Year Awards recognising the achievements of the world’s best sailors over the course of the last year. Ranging from the most challenging round the world races and record breaking attempts, to highly competitive Olympic class racing, the ISAF Rolex Sailor of the Year Awards ...

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Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge

Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge - a retrospective Part II

Five years ago Sail-World talked to an unbelieveably talented young duo 49er and Moth World Champion Nathan Outteridge and his mate Tom Slingsby, three times Laser World Champion and 2010 Etchells World Champion Here is part II of our interview series with them. These two young Australian sailors Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge were special guests at the 2010 Heaven ...

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Plastic in the Pacific Part 5

Plastic in the Pacific Part 5 - Preparing for a world-wide cruise

Welcome to our blog for the Plastic in the Pacific Crusade. If you missed the earlier editions please use the category search in the footer to go back and read them. They are listed under Plastic in the Pacific. Over the coming year we will be writing regularly of our adventures and what we are seeing. In this article we ...

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Rough Ride to Cuba

Rough Ride to Cub

After the start on October 31, the 2015 Andrews Institute Pensacola a la Habana Race saw 4 retirees in the first 24 hours, but the next 12 hours brought just one more withdrawal. Mike Beard’s Tartan 37 ‘Kanaloa’ from Pensacola broke a lower shroud chain plate below the deck on the port side. The plate was threatening to pull through ...

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Wally Yachts’s Superyacht Is Regatta

Wally Yachts’s Latest Sailing Superyacht Is Regatta-Ready

Wally Yachts’s Latest Sailing Superyacht Is Regatta-Ready Known for its quick and aggressive ships, Monaco’s Wally Yachts has officially launched Galateia (the third ship in its popular Wallycento series that includes Magic Carpet). The 100-foot Galateia is the lightest sailing yacht in its class and currently holds the fastest time at a regatta in Majorca. Like its predecessors, the boat ...

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