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420 Open European Championships

Telis Athanasopoulos/Yogo Dimitris Tassios (GRE) ‚Äď 420 Open European Championships ¬© Nikos Alevromytis

Races seven and eight for all fleets today delivered a change of form for some as the weather switched pressure yet again on the Saronic Gulf. As teams took to the water the 12 knot breeze decreased to nearer eight ...

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Lendy Cowes Week

Steve Cowie's Scottish team, racing Zephyr. - Lendy Cowes Week © Paul Wyeth / CWL

Bastiaan de Voogd’s Dutch Carkeek MkIII Hitchhiker was the winner on the first day of Lendy Cowes Week, taking Line Honours in just over five hours to win the Royal Southampton Yacht Club Hillhead Salver. Hitchhiker’s Boat Captain, Rogier van ...

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Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Race

Quest © Crosbie Lorimer http://www.crosbielorimer.com

Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Race ~ Start Images by Crosbie Lorimer After a week of belting winter westerlies in Sydney it seemed ironic that today’s lunchtime start of the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Race was destined to be ...

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Tour de France à la voile

Coastal Raid - Tour de France à la Voile Jean-Marie Liot / ASO

While Team SFS triumphed in spectacular style in today‚Äôs Coastal Raid, a third place finish in Nice was more than sufficient to assure Fondation FDJ ‚Äď Des Pieds et Des Mains overall victory in the 40th edition of the Tour ...

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52 Super Series

Bay of Palma - Puerto Portals 52 Super Series Sailing Week © Nico Martinez http://www.nicomartinez.com

They have led four of this season’s five regattas and twice been within touching distance of overall victory on the last day, but today when they crossed the finish line of the what proved to be the last race of ...

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Land Rover Sydney GC Race

Wild Oats XI clears Sydney Heads at the start of the 2016 Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race Andrea Francolini http://www.afrancolini.com/

Australia’s most successful ocean racing supermaxi yacht, Wild Oats XI, will return to competition tomorrow as a starter in the 384 nautical mile Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast race. The 30-metre long, silver-hulled racer, which is owned by the Oatley ...

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Tour de France à la Voile

Marseille - Tour de France à la Voile © Jean-Marie Liot / ASO

Another brilliantly entertaining Nautical Stadium race day once again upset the apple carts in the final stretch of the Tour de France à la Voile 2017. Today’s elimination stage and Super Final failed to dislodge the top dogs from their ...

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Lisa Blair returns home

Climate Action Now arriving in Cape Town, bringing Lisa Blair to safety and a long repairs list. Lisa Blair

Lisa Blair has finished her epic circumnavigation of Antartica. It has been a massive undertaking in every sense, but the steely determination she is known for has shone through repeatedly, which is what has allowed her to chalk up this ...

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Puerto Portals 52 Super Series Sailing Week

Azzurra gets a win at Puerto Portals 52 Super Series Sailing Week © Nico Martinez / 52 Super Series http://www.52superseries.com/

Azzurra wins a race and is currently in second place overall behind Ran at the Puerto Portals 52 Super Series Sailing Week. It was a positive day for Azzurra in the waters off Palma di Mallorca. Two windward/leeward races were ...

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Gertrude Cup 2017

The Gertrude Cup 2017 © Sportography.tv

The Etchells fleet racing for the Gertrude Cup was kept ashore for the fourth day of the regatta, waiting for a sea breeze to develop. At midday the fleet was towed out to Hill Head, in anticipation of wind, and ...

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