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Orders in place to seize boat of America’s Cup champ

Orders in place to seize boat of America's Cup champ

Marshals have been authorized to seize America’s Cup champion Oracle Team USA’s prototype boat in response to a lien filed by sailor Joe Spooner, whose contract was terminated in January. he warrant was issued late Friday by clerk Richard Wieking of the U.S. District Court in San Francisco. The boat hadn’t been seized as of mid-day Saturday, Oracle Team USA ...

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Mates4Mates set sail for the friendliest regatta

Mates4Mates set sail for the friendliest regatta

Mates4Mates Members will be on board Southport Yacht Club’s Alacrity tomorrow, Friday 6 March for the Southport Yacht Club’s XXXX Sail Paradise series, which will be contested off the Gold Coast from March 6 to 8. Mates4Mates organisation provides physical and psychological rehabilitation for current and ex-serving Australian Defence Force members who are wounded, injured or ill. John Oakes, Liaison ...

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3.7 Class NZ National Championship

3.7 Class NZ National Championship

The 3.7 Class National Championship is to be held March 7-9 at the Bay of Islands Yacht Club at Waitangi in Northland. Over 21 yachts are expected to enter. The defending champion is Derek Snow of Wakatere. The class has developed a ranking list based on the GP travelling series of events around the north island. Top ranked sailor is ...

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America’s Cup to British waters ?

Americas Cup to British waters ?

Sir Keith on crest of a wave over return of America’s Cup to British waters Sir Keith Mills is excited to be bringing the America’s Cup to British waters this summer for the first time in 164 years – a World Series event he believes will prove just the start, thanks to his confidence in fellow knight Ben Ainslie. The ...

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Families frantic as Leopard Catamaran remains missing

Families frantic as Leopard Catamaran remains missing

Families frantic as Leopard Catamaran remains missing – onboard Jaryd Payn Statement on behalf of: Jeremy Savage Philippa Savage Lisa Green Trevor Payne Storme Robertson Jared Robertson On December 14th, the catamaran, Sunsail RC044-978 set out from Cape Town harbour on a delivery trip to Phuket, Thailand. The delivery was on behalf of Tui Marine, a leader in the world ...

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Phaedo3 MOD 70 – one of the fastest sailing boats in the world

Phaedo3 MOD 70 - one of the fastest sailing boats in the world

Sitting here in Antigua airport waiting for my flight back to London, life is good having just blasted across the Atlantic in just under nine and a half days on board the new Phaedo3 MOD 70, one of the fastest sailing boats in the world… I originally joined the team just for the day to help take their race sails ...

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33 Garda Optimist Meeting

33 Garda Optimist Meeting

33 Garda Optimist Meeting New technical specifications are introduced– This event, organised by the historic Fraglia Vela Riva, is already a Guinness World record for being the largest regatta of a single class in the world and for many youngsters it is a dream come true to take part in it in the days running up to Easter, (2nd – ...

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EHCA Hobie regatta calendar 2015

EHCA Hobie regatta calendar 2015

Dear Hobie® sailors, The Hobie MultiWorlds for Hobie14, Dragoon, Wild Cat and Tiger at Lake Garda,23rd July to 1st August 2015 Notice of Race has been released. Already we have nearly 130 entries in the various classes. The MultiWorlds and Hobie 16 Europeans will be the largest Hobie event on the 2015 calendar. Don’t be disappointed by missing out on ...

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Officine Panerai Classic Yachts Calllenge 2015 calendar

Officine Panerai announces the 2015 calendar for the leading international classic yacht circuit which the Florentine luxury sports watch-maker is sponsoring for the 11th consecutive year. As per tradition, the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge gets underway in April with the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta (15 – 21 of the month). This year brings the 28th edition of the event which ...

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Salty Dawg Rally™ Spring schedule 2015

Salty Dawg Rally™ Spring schedule 2015

The Salty Dawg Rally (SDR), a cruising rally that has quickly grown to be the most popular one of its kind on the U.S. East Coast, announces the Spring 2015 rally plans, when members of the SDR once again sail out of their ‘Winter headquarters’ in the Caribbean and head home for the warmer months of the year. On-Line registration ...

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