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Sail Port Stephens 2015

Sail Port Stephens

2015 Sail Port Stephens – NOR and online entry available now! The Notice of Race is online and entry open to owners of eligible cruising and IRC boats looking for the perfect fusion of sailing and family time at Sail Port Stephens, April 13-19, 2015. With the Audi IRC Australian Championship rotating on to Queensland’s Hamilton Island in August, the ...

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Team Vestas Wind

Team Vestas Wind

Team Vestas Wind Arrives In Bergamo Ahead Of Repairs As Dongfeng Race team celebrate their home-port victory in the third leg of the Volvo Ocean Race from Abu Dhabi to Sanya, the grounded Team Vestas Wind are half a world away in the foothills of the Italian Alps. Following the team’s pledge earlier this month to rejoin the race before ...

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SCOTT AND SHAW SECURE GOLD

Giles Scott and Bryony Shaw

SCOTT AND SHAW SECURE GOLD IN MIAMI WITH A DAY TO SPARE Giles Scott and Bryony Shaw were in no mood to hang around at the Miami leg of the Sailing World Cup, sealing gold medals with a day to spare. Scott extended his 15-month winning run in style, successfully defending his 2014 Finn title from Miami, winning the first ...

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2015 Volvo National Sailing & Boating Day

2015 Volvo National Sailing & Boating Day

2015 Volvo National Sailing & Boating Day Just three days to go The final count-down is on to the 2015 Volvo National Sailing & Boating Day. Sailing and boating Clubs across New Zealand, from Northland to Southland, are gearing up for Sunday’s celebration of sailing and boating. “With the spell of hot, sunny weather across the country throughout January, let’s ...

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America’s Cup

Americas-Cup Bermudian Waters

America’s Cup: Ben Ainslie Racing first to Fly on Bermudian Waters Ben Ainslie Racing were the first America’s Cup team both on – and under – the race course waters of the 35th America’s Cup last week, when the team conducted an initial training camp in Bermuda. “It’s been great for the team to get out on the water, trying ...

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Mount Gay Round Barbados Race

Mount Gay Round Barbados Race

Dates announced for Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series 2016 Preparations underway for 80th anniversary event Following the success of the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series that concluded last week, the dates of next year’s event have been confirmed for 16-24 January 2016. With overseas competitors from 11 nations representing a large part of the 47-strong fleet overall at ...

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Montego Bay Race – 32nd Biennial Pineapple Cup

Pineapple Cup - Montego Bay Race

32nd Biennial Pineapple Cup – Montego Bay Race Class 40s and others “In for a Blast” Set to begin Friday, February 6, the 32nd edition of the venerable Pineapple Cup – Montego Bay Race will start in Port Everglades, Florida, and send its 12-boat fleet on a challenging 811 nautical mile course to Montego Bay, Jamaica. George Sakellaris’s (Framingham, Mass.) ...

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Sailing World Cup Miami

Sailing World Cup Miami

Aussie Finn sailors make a charge on day two in Miami It may have been a day late for Australia Day, but on the second day at the Sailing World Cup Miami, the Australian Finn sailors were on a charge with some sparkling performances. Giles Scott (GBR) still leads after winning the opening race of the day, while Jake Lilley ...

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Nacra17 event in the 2016 Rio Olympics

Nacra17 event in the 2016 Rio Olympics

The new Nacra17 event in the 2016 Rio Olympics is proving a tough call for the many crews who have moved into the mixed crew multihull. A popular choice, it has attracted many new to the format as well as top crews from existing multihull classes keen to race at the Olympic level. Topping the leader board in the Miami ...

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Panerai Transat Classique 2015

Panerai Transat Classique 2015

Panerai Transat Classique 2015 Altair, an exception winner Altair, Argyll and Gweneven taking the podium brings to a close a thrilling Panerai Transat Classique 2015. This edition of the transoceanic race will go down as one of the finest thanks to the high quality of the fleet, the fierce intensity of the competition, and the warm bonds established between the ...

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