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Marine Weather Symposium

Cruising Club of America Symposium - Marine Weather and Sea State: Analysis and Forecasting The State of the Art-The State of the Science, February 10 © Ocean Cruising Club

A CCA Symposium in February dealing with Marine Weather and related sea state issues will be of great interest to OCC members particularly those in the mid-Atlantic US states. OCC members are welcome to attend. A great line-up of speakers ...

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North Sails 2017 Records

2017 Race Records © North Sails

North Sails 2017 Records: A memorable year for our clients and for North 3Di 2017 Records Broken. Smashed. Shattered. That’s what happened to several records in 2017, a memorable year for our clients and for North 3Di. In January, Armel ...

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Sydney Hobart

63 yachts are still at sea and many parked in very little breeze 29/12/17 © Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi

This 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart may have been a spectacularly fast one for the quick yachts at the front of the fleet, but there is still a long way to go for the rest of the fleet – at dawn ...

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Pantaenius Pittwater to Coffs Coast Yacht Race

Auric's Quest offshore training for the upcoming Pittwater to Paradise offshore regatta. © Southport Yacht Club

Southport Yacht Club’s Auric’s Quest will be a hot contender for back to back wins in the 2018 Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta, along with a solid chance to be named champion of the Pittwater to Paradise Series, 2018. Due to ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

2017 Roles Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Day 2 © Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi

Mark Richards has steered the Oatley family’s Wild Oats XI to her ninth Rolex Sydney Hobart line honours victory after a protracted battle with Jim Cooney’s LDV Comanche on Tasmania’s River Derwent this evening, reclaiming the race record Anthony Bell’s ...

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Golden Rules of the Hobart

Doctor Who passes the Iron Pot at the entrance to the River Derwent – Combined Club Long Pennant Race - photo © Michelle Denney

Now in particular order, and not a complete set by any means, herewith is a list of the important aspects to remember when reviewing the way to tackle the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. 1. He, or she, with the gold ...

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Merry Christmas Extreme Sailing Series™

Merry Christmas from the Extreme Sailing Series © Extreme Sailing Series

Twas the night before Christmas, and those with sea legs, Were dreaming of waves as high as mastheads; The stockings were shackled to the transom with glee, In hopes that St Nick would find them at sea; The sailors were ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Warrior Won during the 2017 Vineyard Race © Christopher Sheehan

The docks of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia are awash with Americans – we always get some for the Rolex Sydney Hobart – but this year there are five American yachts: Christopher Dragon, Dorade, Wizard, Triple Lindy and Warrior ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Prepare for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race with North Sails © North Sails

Prepare for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race with North Sails Rolex Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race Preview Alby Pratt, Sales Manager for North Sails in Australia, shares some insights as to what is expected this year in the iconic 628 nautical ...

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F101

The foiling F101 is set for Ocean Elements Porto Heli © ProVela

Over weekend of Dec 9th/10th four new F101 owners, Ron Price the F101 designer, Rob White from White Formula along with Alan, Rob and Jerry from Foiling World all gathered at Pro-Vela’s Mar Menor base for the first training session ...

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