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Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie

Shute Harbour, near Airlie Beach, is littered with debris after Cyclone Debbie. Dan Peled / AAP

Heavy rain and flooding is expected as Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie moves south-east. A Flood Watch has been issued for coastal catchments between Gladstone in Queensland and Bellingen in northern New South Wales. The Flood Watch extends inland to parts of ...

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Clipper Round the World Race ~ Seattle returns

Seattle returns as host and partner in Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Clipper Ventures

It has been revealed today that the city of Seattle, USA, will once again welcome the biennial Clipper Round the World Yacht Race as a Host Port and Team Partner in the 2017-18 edition. The announcement that the American city ...

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Princesa Sofia Iberostar

Zsombor Berecz - Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR © Pedro Martinez / Sailing Energy / Sofia

Denis Karpak continues to lead the 48th Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia IBEROSTAR in Palma after two more races on Tuesday in slightly lighter conditions. Dutchman, Nicholas Heiner is up to second while race four winner Max Salminen, from Sweden, is ...

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BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival

Getting race ready- BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival © Todd VanSickle / BVI Spring Regatta http://www.bvispringregatta.org

Many of this year’s participants in the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival made their way ashore today to register for a week of world-class racing out of Nanny Cay, Tortola. The Marina is alive with activity – old friends ...

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Australian Yachting Championships

2017 Australian Yachting Championships © Adventures of a Sailor Girl

The Australian Yachting Championships have wrapped up in Sydney, Australia, with Beau Geste Racing and Bushranger taking out the coveted IRC titles. While there was a small fleet of 16 boats, congratulations must be given to all who took part ...

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X-Yachts

X-Yachts

Catering for a complete cross section of sailors prioritising Superb Sailing Pleasure, X-Yachts now has three unique and different ranges. All three lines will be further developed and refined. At the recent Dusseldorf Boat show, X-Yachts announced a complete new ...

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Princess Sofia Trophy

Princess Sofia Trophy

Outgoing RYA Olympic Manager Stephen Park believes the British Sailing Team is in the right place for more ‘multi-medal winning success’ this Games cycle as he prepares to lead out the team for one final time at this week’s Princess ...

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Australian National Championship

Team Beau Geste – Australian Yachting Championship Andrea Francolini https://www.facebook.com/AndreaFrancoliniPhotography/

After four days of racing and a mix of conditions, Team Beau Geste came out on top of the Australian National Championship. It was an honor to sail with Karl Kwok and his team. I have known Karl for many ...

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Tropical Cyclone Debbie

The highest cloud tops, corresponding to the most vigorous convection, are shown in the brightest red colors. Clustering, deep convection around the center is a sign of a healthy tropical cyclone. The Weather Channel

Tropical Cyclone Debbie has reached Category 2 strength and is forecast to further intensify to Category 4 strength, crossing the Queensland coast on Tuesday between Rollingstone and Proserpine. Queensland Regional Director Bruce Gunn said this cyclone is very dangerous, and ...

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BVI Spring Regatta

The BVI Spring Regatta welcomes the Gunboat fleet to this year's regatta - Gunboat 60, Flow © Ingrid Abery

Always offering up something new and different, the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival 2017 is pleased to welcome the C&C 30 Sportboat and Gunboat fleets to this year’s event which kicks off on Monday with registration at noon and ...

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