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The Vendée Globe candidates 2016

The Vendée Globe candidates 2016-2017

The aim of the first Vendée Globe Speed Dating event on Wednesday 1st April at the Naval Museum in Paris was to bring together skippers looking for sponsors with companies potentially interested in the Vendée Globe. This is a first in ocean racing circles and was a huge success as sixteen famous sailors attended in order to present their projects. ...

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Youth National Championship ~ Sail Mooloolaba 2015

Youth National Championship ~ Sail Mooloolaba 2015

The Australian Youth Match Racing Championship has been added to the program for the annual Sail Mooloolaba Match Racing Championships to be held from May 22 to 24 2015. Club teams of youth who are no older than 23 years at the 31 December 2015 are being invited to apply for entry to the event which is capped at eight ...

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£5,000 grant from Sport England for new boat

Sailing success as Sutton Coldfield Sailing Club secures £5,000 grant from Sport England for new boat

Sailing success as Sutton Coldfield Sailing Club secures £5,000 grant from Sport England for new boat BUDDING sailors in Sutton Coldfield are set to make waves in style after being awarded a £5,000 grant to fund a new boat. Members of Sutton Sailing Club (SC) are celebrating their new addition having ‘a-mast’ the generous donation from the Sport England Small ...

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Finn Class eNews March 2015

Finn Class eNews March 2015

The European sailing season gets properly underway on Monday as the first major European event begins in Palma. The Princesa Sofia Trophy is traditionally the first major European event of the year, attracting virtually all of the main players. This year is slightly different as it has lost its Sailing World Cup status and is being used by ISAF as ...

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Tall Ships Belfast 2015 To Raise Money for Charity

Tall Ships Belfast 2015 To Raise Money for Charity

Sailing and maritime charities are to raise cash from the big summer Tall Ships Spectacular in Belfast this July. The Tall Ships Company Ltd has appointed five key charities who will benefit from the event, according to the Belfast Telegraph. The charities are RNLI Lifeboats, Ocean Youth Trust, The Mission to Seafarers, Sea Cadet Corps and Belfast Lough Sailability. This ...

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Rio 2016 sailing water venues still full of sewage, rubbish and dead fish

Rio 2016 sailing water venues still full of sewage, rubbish and dead fish

Filthy waterways in Rio de Janeiro that will host Olympic distance swimming, sailing and rowing events are showing no signs of being cleared up with the completion less than a year and a half away. In pictures: Guanabara Bay ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics Guanabuara Bay, where the sailing will be held, has been described by a number of ...

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Trimaran IDEC Sport sold

Trimaran IDEC Sport sold

The IDEC Sport trimaran sold to the Chinese sailor Guo Chuan A new chapter opens for Francis Joyon with the sale of his legendary trimaran, aboard which he smashed the major solo records, including the round the world record, for which he set a new time of 57 days. Launched in 2007, IDEC Sport is said to be simple, reliable ...

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Girls for Sail – RYA Sailing Courses For Women

Girls for Sail - RYA Sailing Courses For Women

RYA Sailing Courses For Women, Caribbean, UK and Atlantic Ocean Sailing Holidays and Racing Events WELCOME TO GIRLSFORSAIL! “ENCOURAGING WOMEN OF ALL AGES TO SAIL since 1999!” We are a leading Sailing School and providers of RYA accredited sailing courses for women both in the UK and the Caribbean. We also offer holidays, racing regattas, Atlantic Ocean Adventures, Day sails ...

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RYA Joining Point just got even better ~ Special April promotion

RYA Joining Point just got even better ~ Special April promotion

As part of a special promotion the RYA is offering all its ‘Joining Points’ the chance to earn double commission on all RYA memberships recruited during the month of April. From 01 April (no it’s not an April Fool!) and for the duration of the month, all clubs, training centres, organisations signed up as RYA Joining Points will receive double ...

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Multihulls at Les Voiles de St. Barth

Multihulls at Les Voiles de St. Barth

One of the principles behind Les Voiles de St. Barth since the event’s creation back in 2010 is that all the boats, whatever their size or rating, are allowed to have free expression. In this way, in addition to the monohull craft, a number of multihulls also participate in the event each year. The fleet of multihulls competing in Les ...

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