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Multihull record will be defeated Into Antigua?

Multihull record will be defeated Into Antigua

The Multihull record for the RORC Caribbean 600 has not been broken since the inaugural race in 2009. For the last six editions the record set by John Burnie and Claude Thelier on ORMA 60 trimaran, Region Guadeloupe (40 hours 11 mins 5 secs) has remained unbeaten. However, this year there are two multihulls, both owned by RORC members, that ...

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Catamaran Extreme H2O in Newport Beach

Catamaran Extreme H2O in Newport Beach

A long time coming, the Morelli and Melvin Designed 66′ Catamaran Extreme H2O was splashed in Southern California last week, stepped and began sea trials ahead of its racing debut in the Cabo Race next month. The racer cruiser with emphasis on the racing portion began life in South Africa before being shipped to Westerly Marine for completion. Some interesting ...

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ORC World Championship

ORC World Championship

Another large turnout ahead for the 2015 ORC World Championship 72 entries from 17 countries have already registered at close of first pre-entry deadline; resort venue in Greece chosen for 2016 European Championship Barcelona, Spain – The Real Club Nautico Barcelona (RCNB) and the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) announces that with passing of the first pre-entry deadline last weekend, 72 ...

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Armel Le Cléac’h new maxi-multihull Banque Populaire IX

Armel Le Cléac'h new maxi-multihull Banque Populaire

Armel Le Cléac’h’s sponsor, Banque Populaire, has reasserted its commitment to sponsoring sailing for another five years and has announced the construction of the maxi-multihull Banque Populaire IX. his new giant of the seas will be out there racing from 2017, in other words after Armel has taken part in the 2016 Vendée Globe aboard the Banque Populaire VIII monohull. ...

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Team LaserPerformance RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show

Team LaserPerformance RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show

Team LaserPerformance is looking forward to meeting all the sailing enthusiasts attending the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 28 February – 01 March at Alexandra Palace in London. On display will be several of their top boats including the Laser, Laser Pico, Laser Bahia and Bug. Special Show Offerings will be available across the entire product range that you won’t want ...

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Nespresso Youth International Match 2015

Nespresso Youth International Match 2015

Twenty year old Harry Price representing the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia with his crew of Ben Robinson, Cameron Gundy and Murray Jones have won the Nespresso Youth International Match Racing Championships. Harry Price Wins The Nespresso Youth International Match Racing Championships 2015 Price beat local George Brasell three races to one in the first to three final series. The ...

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Gill’s most complete dinghy collection

Gill’s most complete dinghy collection

Gill’s most complete dinghy collection we ever produced-using 40 years of experience The Gill 2015 dinghy collection is the most comprehensive yet. Our R&D team have been actively working with the Gill Race Team and taking a hard look at the market to see what works and what doesn’t. Then we added 40 years of experience in the sector to ...

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Women’s crew global race

Women’s crew global race

Women’s crew takes global race gamble to outsmart rivals The only women’s team in the Volvo Ocean Race were hoping on Saturday that a bold tactical move to sail in the opposite direction to all but one other team in the fleet would pay dividends on leg four to Auckland from China. While their rival boats ducked south in the ...

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Czech Polish yacht crew sets new record

Czech Polish yacht crew sets new record

Czech-Polish yacht reaches record southern point near Antarctica Captian Piotr Kuzniar, & his 10 man polish crew onboard the 67 foot yacht Selma, reached the edge of the ice in the Ross Sea, at 78,43.S in the Bay of Whales, just over 100 nautical miles farther south then the previous record. The previous record was set by the Captain Sergei ...

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Farr 280 class

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The first full season for the Farr 280 class is off to a flying start, with victories won and competitive racing planned under a range of handicap systems. In January, four Farr 280s competed in Key West Race Week in the PHRF 1 division. ‘RED,’ racing in their very first regatta with the boat, won the division on handicap, coming ...

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