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Clipper Race – Race 12

Clipper Race - Race 12 - Weather getting complicated in closing stages

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2015 -16 – After blasting across the North Atlantic in Race 12, The LegenDerry Finale, the weather forecasting is getting a little ‘complicated’ according to Clipper Race and Great Britain Olympic Sailing Team meteorologist Simon Rowell, with a weak ridge of high pressure providing more fickle conditions and potential wind holes that could shake ...

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J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race

MOD70s lead the charge around the island at speeds of 36 knots The entire central and western Solent areas are now thick with yachts, as the starting sequences draw to a close. There’s still plenty of sun here and the wind has softened slightly in the central Solent, although with the west-going tide building the sea state is increasing. The ...

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Mark Foy Worlds in Fiji 18ft skiffs

18ft skiffs - Yamaha victorious at Mark Foy Worlds in Fiji

The trade winds arrived just in time for the final day of racing at the Mark Foy Worlds in Fiji. With 20knots on the course the fleet finally got to unpack their little rigs for a day of thrills and spills. Thurlow Fisher Lawyers looked like it was going to be their day and won the first start with a ...

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Clipper Race fleet forward

Brakes off as strong westerly propels the Clipper Race fleet forward

A strong westerly served up by the Azores High is propelling the yachts forward after a frustrating few days of light airs from the same high in the North Atlantic Ocean. ClipperTelemed+ is leading the fleet again after emerging from its Stealth Mode cloak of invisibility last night; and boat speeds have been high throughout the fleet as the teams ...

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52 Super Series fleet in Porto Cervo

52 Super Series fleet in Porto Cervo

Provezza finished last month’s Scarlino Cup regatta under a cloud. On the last run of the last race they slid down the leaderboard from a respectable fourth to a disappointing eighth. Ergin Imre’s team bounced right back today opening the Audi Settimana delle Bocche regatta with a nice pair of solid third places to lead the regatta, the second of ...

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Extreme Sailing Series

Oman Air raises the bar at Extreme Sailing Series

Heart rates soar as Oman Air raises the bar at Extreme Sailing Series Oman Air raised the bar in Cardiff when they unleashed another level of performance to earn four outright wins, including three in three races, to reinforce their position at the top of the Extreme Sailing Series. Morgan Larson’s crew enjoyed an impressive and unbeatable run of form ...

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ANT-ARCTIC-LAB

ANT-ARCTIC-LAB

Project ANT-ARCTIC-LAB The ANT-ARCTIC-LAB is a highly ambitious yacht building and sailing challenge that highlights several industrial developments which bring more sustainability to the marine industry. ANT-ARCTIC stands for both polar regions on our planet. LAB represents the “floating Open 60ft laboratory”. Route The goal is to sail a 60ft yacht, nonstop, singlehanded and without assistance from Les Sables d’Olonne ...

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Chicago Match Racing

Chicago Match Racing season kicks off with the Summer Invitational

Chicago Yacht Club will make its debut on the match racing regatta circuit this weekend with the Chicago Summer Invitational Grade three. Chicago Match Race Center and CYC have joined forces this season, and so far the partnership has produced enormous enthusiasm for match racing both at practices and regattas. This event will feature a strong field of competitors, including ...

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Bacardi® Newport Sailing Week 2016

2016 Bacardi® Newport Sailing Week

Bacardi® Newport Sailing Week 2016 – Looking forward to great weather and great sailing conditions, one-design sailing boats will be on Narragansett Bay to compete sixth Bacardi Newport Sailing Week (BMSW) presented by EFG. The event begins on Friday, June 24, with Star Class, VX One, Ensign, Shields and Classic Day racer classes on the starting line for an intense ...

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52 Super Series

52 Super Series fleet grows in numbers for Audi Settimana delle Bocche

The 52 Super Series fleet grows in numbers for the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda’s renowned Audi Settimana delle Bocche which starts on Monday with the first official practice race. Peter Harrison and his crew of Sorcha step into the 52 Super Series arena for their very first time at the circuit’s second regatta of five, meaning that there will be ...

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