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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week

Pilgrim versus Y Knot - Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week 2017 - photo © Andrea Francolini

A two-time Sydney Hobart winner is on her way to SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week for the first time, her owner ahead of the game when online entry into the Townsville Yacht Club hosted event opened. Paul Clitheroe is bringing ...

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Navigation lights and their arc of visibility

Navigation lights © www.ecolregs.com

Collision Regulations.. This month we are looking at some of the navigation lights and their arc of visibility. Even if you are sure of yourselves, it doesn’t hurt to have a reminder. So, lets start. Any vessel at night should ...

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SuperFoiler

tech2 and Kleenmaid had a great round of the SuperFoiler Grand Prix in Busselton. - photo © Andrea Francolini

Two West Australian skippers have steered their teams to the podium in their home regatta with Perth’s Luke Parkinson (tech2) and Steve Thomas (Pavement) climbing onto the Busselton dais alongside Kleenmaid. tech2 secured a third victory of the regatta to ...

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World Cruising Club

World ARC 2018: Galapagos Leg 4 - Start - Smoke and Roses - photo © World Cruising

World ARC: Lovely start to the longest leg of the rally Today at 1200 (UTC -6) the World ARC Fleet departed from Puerto Ayora on the island of Santa Cruz in the Galapagos. For the next three weeks or so ...

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RC44 Calero Marinas Cup

Nico Poons and his victorious Charisma crew - 2018 RC44 Calero Marinas Cup - photo © www.MartinezStudio.es

Nico Poons’ Charisma clung on to her lead from yesterday to win the RC44 Calero Marinas Cup, opening event of the 2018 RC44 championship. But it all came down to the last run of the last race when a last ...

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38th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

38th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta 2018 - Final day - photo © Laurens Morel / www.saltycolours.com

A burst of breeze from the west made for a spectacular grand finale of racing at the 38th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, and with lead positions still up for grabs in several classes, many teams were eager to make their ...

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38th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

38th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta 2018 - photo © Laurens Morel

It was a fun but challenging day of racing for the 100-boat fleet at the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta. The light breeze and tricky conditions resulted in only the Maxi, Offshore Racing and Multihull Classes completing the regatta’s famed 26-mile ...

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SuperFoiler

Up, up and away for tech2 - photo © Andrea Francolini

Tech2 was the chief beneficiary of tricky conditions on the second day of racing, where three different winners were crowned during the SuperFoiler Grand Prix in Busselton. tech2 twice tasted victory on Geographe Bay with Luke Parkinson, Ayden Menzies and ...

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18ft Skiff JJ Giltinan Trophy 2018

Honda Marine beats Asko Appliance by 1sec at the finish line in 18ft Skiff JJ Giltinan Championship Race 1 - photo © Frank Quealey

The young New Zealand Maersk Line team of Josh Porebski, Jack Simpson and Dave Hazard was a shock, but well-deserved winner of Race 1 of The Winning Group JJ Giltinan International 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today. Maersk Line ...

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52 Super Series

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Knowing what they do about the intensity, and the extremely high level of competition within the 52 Super Series, the crew of double Olympian, Eduardo de Souza Ramos, considers their debut season to be about learning and experience building. Even ...

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