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Two records for IDEC Sport ~ Jules Verne Trophy

Two records for IDEC Sport at Cape Leeuwin - Jules Verne Trophy Jean-Marie Liot / DPPI / IDEC © http://www.trimaran-idec.com/

The IDEC SPORT maxi-trimaran crossed the longitude of Cape Leeuwin at 1518hrs UTC 17 days, six hours and 59 minutes after leaving Ushant. This means they were almost 16 hours and 57 minutes ahead of the reference time set by ...

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World Match Racing Tour

World Match Racing Tour WMRT

This Easter will present a perfect opportunity to watch World class sailing if you get yourself out on Biscayne Bay in Miami. The venue will host not only one but two back-to-back World Match Racing Tour events in the M32 ...

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Vendee Globe

Maitre Coq, skipper Jeremie Beyou (FRA) Aerial illustration of start of the Vendee Globe, in Les Sables d'Olonne, France, on November 6th, 2016 © Vincent Curutchet / DPPI / Vendée Globe

The two clear leaders in the Vendée Globe, Armel Le Cléac’h 160 miles ahead of Alex Thomson, are still making only moderate speeds beating upwind in contrary, northerly winds. They are making east as they seek to connect with the ...

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Pittwater to Southport Yacht Race

Occasional Coarse Language One - 2017 Club Marine Pittwater to Southport Yacht Race © Bob Fowler

True to the forecast, a 15 knot southerly breeze had built to 20 knots by the time the Club Marine Pittwater to Southport fleet set off at 1pm on Monday January 2, 2017 from a long start line to the ...

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Jules Verne Trophy

Jules Verne Trophy - IDEC Sport maxi-trimaran © IDEC Sport

IDEC Sport’s dash across the Southern Ocean should be rewarded this afternoon with the first intermediate record for Joyon and Co. They look like setting an incredible time to Cape Leeuwin in SW Australia, the second major cape in the ...

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Cockburn Sound Regatta

Dynamic and Fat Wallet Lost, together with Prime Factor, enjoyed close boat-on-boat racing. - Cockburn Sound Regatta 2016 © Bernie Kaaks

Fresh sea breezes made the 59th Cockburn Sound Regatta a joy for most competitors, despite losing the first day because the winds were gusting well over 30 knots. Garth Curran’s Walk on the Wild Side dominated her division with wins ...

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