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100x faster Weather Routing downloads from Predictwind

100x faster Weather Routing downloads from Predictwind

PredictWind’s easy to use weather routing tool with intuitive drag and drop interface is the best way to find the safest or fastest route, and the forecasted conditions, for any passage. Easy to Use Simply set the start time, drag and drop the route waypoints, then download your weather route. No other setup or downloads are required. Small Amounts of ...

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Q Class website launched – The Affordable J-Class

Q Class website launched - The Affordable J-Class

A newly launched website is dedicated to bringing back this mid-size Universal Rule Class in the modernised form of the Q Class: elegant, powerful, yet affordable yachts built to the Universal Rule. One of best known Q Class yachts is Cotton Blossom II originally Leonore, a Q Class sloop built in 1925. She was completely rebuilt by four time America’s ...

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SouthernFurl booms at Sydney International Boat Show

SouthernFurl booms at Sydney International Boat Show

Southern Spars representatives Dean Harper and Jamie Waters will be attending the Sydney International Boat Show, held in Sydney’s Darling Harbour from July 30 to August 3. Dean and Jamie will be on location to provide information to customers and distributors interested in Southern Spars’ new range of SouthernFurl booms. The new range brings Southern Spars’ highly successful superyacht furling ...

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New Hinckley Bermuda 50 Sailing Yacht

Hinckley Bermuda 50 Sailing Yacht

The launch of a new model—particularly when the builder has not launched a new sailboat design in more than a decade—would typically start with a Champagne toast at the shipyard. But the owner of the Watermark, the new Hinckley Bermuda 50, was in a hurry to get his new yacht to Block Island Race Week. The Watermark was launched in ...

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CORSICA CLASSIC 6TH EDITION SUNDAY 23 TO SUNDAY 30 AUGUST 2015

CORSICA CLASSIC 6TH EDITION SUNDAY 23 TO SUNDAY 30 AUGUST 2015

THE CORSICA CLASSIC IS A HIGHLY EXCLUSIVE SPORT AND LIFESTYLE EVENT, BELONGING TO A RENOWNED TRADITION OF STUNNING MEDITERRANEAN REGATTAS FOR CLASSIC YACHTS. All classic yachts, as approved by the CIM (International Mediterranean Committee) and yachts in the ‘Esprits de tradition’ class, as approved by the IRC in 2015, are eligible to enter the race, which forms part of the ...

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America’s Cup World Series – Your Guide to the Portsmouth Event

America’s Cup World Series - Your Guide to the Portsmouth Event

The America’s Cup World Series is the first stage of competition for the 35th America’s Cup and begins this Thursday in Portsmouth. Featuring all of the America’s Cup teams racing in foiling, one-design AC45 catamarans, featuring the best sailors in the world. Overall ranking position in the America’s Cup World Series determines the starting points score of the teams in ...

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MOËT & CHANDON NAMED OFFICIAL CHAMPAGNE OF THE 35TH AMERICA’S CUP

MOËT & CHANDON NAMED OFFICIAL CHAMPAGNE OF THE 35TH AMERICA'S CUP

Moët & Chandon has been named the official champagne of the 35th America’s Cup. Spanning a period of three years, the partnership reinforces the Maison’s longstanding history of supporting elegant sportsmanship and savoir-faire. The America’s Cup is a dynamic competition that challenges the best sailors in the world in both match and fleet racing skills. Moët & Chandon’s presence will ...

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From Lorient to St-Barth in a 23-foot trimaran

From Lorient to St-Barth in a 23-foot trimaran

Lorient, France (July 17, 2015) – Vincent Beauvarlet and Vincent Lantin will attempt a historic transat between Lorient, France, and St-Barth, on a Multi 23 trimaran with no cabin and no assistance. The two sailors intend to complete the 3,800-nautical-mile crossing in 20 days and do what no other sailor has ever tried before. “It’s a challenge that will push ...

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Le Breton Catamarans

Le Breton Catamarans

Summer 2012 marked the launch of Le Breton Yachts’ first American-built SIG45 cruiser-racer catamaran.  Debuting in Europe in 2008 to glowing reviews (“If you are after a cruiser that will smoke any production boat of her size off the track, then here it is” Yachting World, April 2009) the SIG45 is an impressive combination of racing yacht and comfortable cruiser ...

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Pollution won’t sink Rio Olympics sailing organizers

Pollution won't sink Rio Olympics sailing: organizers

Sailors at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be protected by a fleet of special trash collecting boats, organizers said Thursday, admitting there is no time to resolve a serious pollution problem.  Most preparations for the Olympics, the world’s biggest sporting event, are on track to be completed for the August 5, 2016 opening ceremony, said Rio2016 organizing ...

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