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Ocean Sailing Seminar Annapolis 2015

Sailing Seminar Annapolis

Ocean Sailing Seminar: Annapolis MD, USA, March 21-22, 2015 nnapolis MD March 21-22, 2014 From recent Ocean Sailing Seminar participants: “I have to say that the two day seminar was one of the best events of my life. No kidding. Its one thing to read about passage making and quite another to hear about it from folks who have done it.” “My ...

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Oakcliff Spring Training Programs

Oakcliff Spring Training Programs June 20 – July 17, 2015 What does it take to race the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race or the America’s Cup? Want to be the next CEO of North Sails? If you are interested in pursuing professional sailing, want to learn what it takes to run a marine business or just want to experience sailing at the ...

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Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15: Dongfeng Race Team leg n1 review

Volvo Ocean Race

Fighting for boatspeed – the onus is on the crew In the old days of the Whitbread and the early Volvo Ocean Races 2014-15 boatspeed was the product of two things: the designer’s pen and the ability of a crew to move a hull efficiently through the water in all conditions. The switch to a one-design contest for the first time ...

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Jongert 3200P

Jongert 3200P – Circumnavigate the world and win regatta’s along the way… The 3200P is generated in cooperation with two of the most creative and experienced partners in the superyacht industry. The hull lines are drawn by Doug Peterson, one of the world’s foremost designers with an impressive portfolio and a long and highly successful history of working with Jongert. ...

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Olympic class 49er skiffs and Nacra 17 catamaran

Nacra 17 catamaran

Acorn High Performance: Olympic class 49er skiffs & Nacra 17 catamarans Dates: June 29 – July 13, 2015 – Cost: $2,495 (Financial Aid May Be Available) Acorn High Performance: Olympic class 49er skiffs & Nacra 17 catamarans Oakcliff Training Programs What does it take to race the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race or the America’s Cup? Want to be the next CEO ...

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Searching For The Real Hawaii

Real Hawaii

The Hawaiian Islands are one of the most remote places on Earth. Nearly in the middle of the North Pacific, more than 2,000 miles from the closest continent and nearly 1,000 miles from the nearest island group, Hawaii is truly a long sail from anywhere. Yet, because of its strategic location as the only viable stopping point for voyagers transiting ...

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ARC – Atlantic Rally for Cruisers

ARC – Atlantic Rally for Cruisers Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia Every November since 1986 the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers has set sail from Las Palmas, bound 2,700 nautical miles westward across the Atlantic to the Caribbean.   ACR 2014 Itinerary Date Details for ARC+ Cape Verdes 01 November  Rally office opens in Las Palmas 04 ...

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World Ocean Cruising Seminar 6-8 March 2015

Ocean Cruising Seminar

Ocean Cruising Seminar: Guildford, UK: 6-8 March 2015 The three day Ocean Cruising Seminar will take place from 1pm on Friday 6 March to 3pm on Sunday 8 March 2015. It covers a variety of subjects associated with the planning and preparation required for an Atlantic crossing or round the world voyage. Lecturers have been chosen for their wealth of knowledge in their ...

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Jenny Mooney – Single Handed Transpacific Yacht Race

Janny Mooney

Jenny Mooney – Single Handed Transpacific Yacht Race (Transpac)   JENNY MOONEY Preparing for the Challenge of a Lifetime Local Skipper Only Woman Entered in Singlehanded “Transpac” Transpacific Yacht Race Racing 2100 Miles Offshore from San Francisco to Hawaii June 2012 Article by  D Gallant – Feb 25, 2012 Jenny did not complete her qualifying run due to an injury,  ...

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