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Sydney Harbour 18ft Skiff NSW Championship

Winning Group and Finport Finance just 100 metres from the finish line during 18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 4 - photo © Frank Quealey

The 2020-2021 NSW Championship continued to produce some of the best 18ft Skiff action seen on Sydney Harbour for several seasons when the defending champion Winning Group team of John Winning Jr., Seve Jarvin and Sam Newton hung on grimly ...

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Vendée Globe Day 35

Yannick Bestaven (Maître Coq IV) - Vendée Globe Day 35 © Yannick Bestaven / Maître Coq IV

With less than 200 nautical miles to make to cross the longitude of the Cape Leeuwin, Charlie Dalin’s lead on the VendĂ©e Globe fleet is a much more tenable 81 nautical miles after long periods slowed in light winds during ...

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America’s Cup Rialto

Te Rehutai, Emirates Team New Zealand - December 11, 2020, - Waitemata Harbour - America's Cup 36 - photo © Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com

Emirates Team New Zealand was the only one of four America’s Cup teams to appear for the third day of Practice Racing ahead of the start of the America’s Cup World Series/Xmas Cup. Scheduled as the first of three Practice ...

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Vendée Globe

Fabrice Amedeo on Newrest - Art & Fenêtres during the Vendée Globe © Pierre Bouras #VG2020

Leader Charlie Dalin has seen his margin more than halved in the last 36 hours as he negotiates a high pressure zone of lighter airs some 630 nautical miles west of the longitude of Australia’s Cape Leeuwin. The perils of ...

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Natasha Lambert & her crew on Blown Away complete Atlantic crossing

Natasha Lambert and her crew on Blown Away complete their Atlantic crossing © James Mitchell

Helmed by Natasha Lambert and her crew on Blown Away have now crossed from the Canaries to St Lucia, a 2700nm journey (as the crow flies). Natasha, an award-winning sailor renowned for challenging her own ability has now added ‘conquering ...

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America’s Cup Rialto photo

Patriot - American Magic - Practice Day 1 - ACWS - December 8, 2020 - Waitemata Harbour - Auckland - 36th America's Cup © Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com

Sail-World was on the water for the first day of practice for the America’s Cup World Series and Xmas Cup, staged on the Hauraki Gulf in a breeze that topped the 21kt average wind limit for the series, but moderated ...

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PredictWind wind forecast online interesting offer

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Just a friendly reminder that our 50% discount off any PredictWind subscription ends in the next 24 hours. Don’t miss out. We are excited to announce the release of PredictWind’s new weather routing algorithm with completely new code that offers ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Christian Beck's InfoTrack was all-class in Tuesday's showcase Sydney Harbour race. © Andrea Francolini

InfoTrack owner Christian Beck and his crew continue to firm as the ones to beat for line honours in this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race after they produced a near-perfect performance to win the 2020 Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big ...

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Vendée Globe Boris Herrmann YACHT CLUB MONACO

©Yvan Zedda

Boris Herrmann (Seaexplorer-Yacht Club de Monaco) sent this message this morning talking about the milestones he is looking forwards to, not least finally getting into a spell of lighter winds to repair his J2 jib “I kept an eye on the ...

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First Impressions in Auckland

PlanetSail: First Impressions in Auckland © PlanetSail

Touchdown in Auckland, but like everyone else who enters New Zealand 14 days managed quarantine lies between me and immersion in the America’s Cup world. Fortunately as I sit out the two weeks in my hotel room there’s been plenty ...

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