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Volvo Ocean Race ~ AkzoNobel

new-build Volvo Ocean 65, which will be raced by team AkzoNobel in 2017-18

With 212 days to go until the start of the Volvo Ocean Race – and after over 30,000 man hours of construction – the 8th boat in the fleet is ready to be transported to the Boatyard in Lisbon, Portugal, for ...

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Lisa Blair

Lisa Blair celebrates Earth Hour from the Southern Ocean Lisa Blair

Lisa Blair marks 10th Anniversary of Earth Hour from Southern Ocean 32 year old Lisa Blair marked Earth Hour in the middle of the Southern Ocean whilst on her attempt to be the first woman, and fastest person in history ...

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St. Thomas International Regatta

2017 St. Thomas International Regatta - Day 2 © St. Thomas International Regatta / Dean Barnes

Photographer Dean Barnes was on water at St. Thomas International Regatta 2017 and provided this gallery of images from Day 2 action. St. Thomas Yacht Club is proud to be associated with the values of one of the world’s greatest ...

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Race for Water Odyssey

Three days of festivities in Lorient for the Race for Water Odyssey

The festivities begin on Thursday, April 6. The vessel, Race for Water, leaves Lorient on April 9, 2017. The Race For Water team is busy at the Morbihan harbour of Lorient, making sure that everything is ready for a great ...

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Jack Tar Regatta

Anarchy & Frank Racing cross paths - Day 2 Jack Tar Regatta, March 25, 2017 RNZYS Media

Waiting for the wind was the story of the morning again on Day Two of the Jack Tar Auckland Regatta, but as yesterday showed us, it was worth the wait with a nice breeze filling in and setting up a ...

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Bureau Vallée 2

Louis Burton et Servane Escoffier © Jean Louis Carli / AFP / DPPI / Vendée Globe

The former Banque Populaire VIII aboard which Armel Le Cléac’h won the last Vendée Globe was put back in the water on Friday in Lorient (Brittany), with her new decoration in the colours of Bureau Vallée. The first trials and ...

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America’s Cup ~ videos March 24, 2017

BAR and Artemis in a dial up - Bermuda, March 24, 2017 © Talbot Wilson

MyilandhomeBDA is videoing the Practice racing and training with the five teams who are based in the venue for the 2017 America’s Cup. Report from those watching the racing was that ‘Oracle was fast off the line and Land Rover ...

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St. Thomas International Regatta

Today's Round the Rocks Race is especially fun for the large class of Offshore Multihulls. © Dean Barnes

Nearly 60 sleek sailing yachts from the Caribbean, U.S., Canada and Europe will race in the 44th St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR). Set for March 24 to 26, this three-day regatta known as the ‘Crown Jewel of Caribbean Yacht Racing’ ...

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RC44 Championship

Peninsula Petroleum racing in Lanzarote 2013 - RC44 Championship Tour © Martinez Studio / RC44 Class

The RC44 Class Association has confirmed Arrecife, Lanzarote, as host for the final regatta of the 2017 RC44 Championship Tour in partnership with Calero Marinas. The Calero Marinas have been a regular winter destination for the RC44 fleet over the ...

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