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Book your Wildwind Holiday now for February Half Term And Easter! Book your Wildwind Holiday now for February Half Term And Easter! If you are thinking about joining Wildwind for February half term or Easter then it's already time to start making plans If you are thinking about joining Wildwind for the following peak season periods – February half term or Easter – then it's already time to start making plans. by Simon Morgan, Wildwind Posted today at 3:47 pm Didac Costa to take part in Vendee Globe despite lightning damage Didac Costa to take part in Vendee Globe despite lightning damage Dídac Costa has shown today he is absolutely determined to overcome one more obstacle on his way to the start line. The Spanish sailor Didac Costa has reaffirmed that he will be taking part in the Vendee Globe despite lightning damaging part of his boat’s electronics. His team has called for new sponsors to overcome this latest difficulty. Costa will be the fourth Spanish sailor who has attempted to complete this gruelling race by Vendée Globe Posted today at 11:49 am Auckland on the Water Boat Show - Showers don't deter crowds on Day 2 Auckland on the Water Boat Show - Showers don't deter crowds on Day 2 A tsunami of boating fans of all persuasions swept through the gates of the Auckland On the Water Boat Show this morning A tsunami of boating fans of all persuasions swept through the gates of the Auckland On the Water Boat Show when they opened this morning. Whether it was a result of the morning weather forecast or Friday was just a convenient day - who knows? by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com Posted today at 11:30 am 2016 J70 World Championship - Day 3 2016 J70 World Championship - Day 3 Two races were held today on Berkeley Circle for the J70 fleet. The first one was in non-planing conditions Two races were held today on Berkeley Circle for the J70 fleet. The first one was in non-planing conditions of eight - twelve knots and the second had winds of fifteen - twenty knots. by Paul Cayard Posted today at 4:44 am Split personality conditions at Day 3 of the 2016 Alcatel J/70 Worlds Split personality conditions at Day 3 of the 2016 Alcatel J/70 Worlds Mother Nature had some surprises in store for the 68 boats that assembled on the Berkeley Circle for third day of racing Mother Nature had some surprises in store for the 68 boats that assembled on the Berkeley Circle for the third day of racing at the 2016 Alcatel J/70 Worlds, hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club, namely split personality conditions that tested each boat's light- and heavy-air skills, as well as their patience as conditions played tricks on racers and the Race Committee alike. by STFYC Posted today at 3:43 am Groupama Race – The first Caledonians at Home Groupama Race – The first Caledonians at Home A beautiful performance for the kiwis on their Eliott 50. Their complete the Groupama Race in four days 10h and 24 min. A beautiful performance for the kiwis on their Eliott 50. Their complete the Groupama Race in four days 10h and 24 min after nearly 300 NM of 'Match Racing' against local sailors. by Groupama Race Posted on 29 Sep First all-female Extreme Sailing Series™ team to compete in Lisbon First all-female Extreme Sailing Series™ team to compete in Lisbon First all-female GC32 team will make its debut at the penultimate event of the year in Lisbon in just one week’s time. The first all-female GC32 team, Thalassa Magenta Racing in partnership with the Magenta Project, will make its debut at the penultimate event of the year in Lisbon in just one week’s time. by Extreme Sailing Series Posted on 29 Sep Sébastien Josse's lead up to the Vendée Globe Sébastien Josse's lead up to the Vendée Globe The skipper of the Mono60 Edmond de Rothschild is setting sail on his fifth round the world in 14 years. The skipper of the Mono60 Edmond de Rothschild is setting sail on his fifth round the world in 14 years. As such, the sailor can rely on a vast amount of experience, bolstered by all the expertise of the Gitana Team, the offshore racing stable founded in 2000 by Ariane and Benjamin de Rothschild by Gitana Posted on 29 Sep IKA KiteFoil GoldCup Finals Qatar – Notice of race and registration IKA KiteFoil GoldCup Finals Qatar – Notice of race and registration The best in the world will race in the waters of The Pearl - be one of them. The best in the world will race in the waters of The Pearl - be one of them. by International Kiteboarding Association Posted on 29 Sep Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Clipper 70 fleet makeover begins Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Clipper 70 fleet makeover begins Maintenance Team at Race HQ is now hard at work to refit the Clipper 70s in preparation for the 2017-18 race. After clocking up an average of 41,000 miles each during their tenth edition race circumnavigation, the Maintenance Team at Race HQ is now hard at work to refit the Clipper 70s in preparation for the 2017-18 race. by Clipper Round the World Posted on 29 Sep J-70 World Championship – More action-shots by Erik Simonson J-70 World Championship – More action-shots by Erik Simonson Erik Simonson provided this gallery of images from 2016 J-70 World Championship – Day 2. Erik Simonson provided this gallery of images from 2016 J-70 World Championship – Day 2. by Erik Simonson Posted on 29 Sep Auckland On the Water Boat Show opens full of the Joys of Spring Auckland On the Water Boat Show opens full of the Joys of Spring The Auckland On the Water Boat Show enjoyed a beautiful Spring day for its opening. Despite the inclement weather that has been the New Zealand's daily fare for too long, the Auckland On the Water Boat Show enjoyed a beautiful Spring day for its opening. Today was the first of the four-day show and is also the first time that the Show has been held in the school holidays. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com Posted on 29 Sep J-70 World Championship – Day 2 images by Erik Simonson J-70 World Championship – Day 2 images by Erik Simonson Erik Simonson provided this gallery of images from 2016 J-70 World Championship – Day 2. Erik Simonson provided this gallery of images from 2016 J-70 World Championship – Day 2. by Erik Simonson Posted on 29 Sep Building conditions on Day 2 of the 2016 Alcatel J/70 Worlds Building conditions on Day 2 of the 2016 Alcatel J/70 Worlds San Francisco has a storied reputation as a world-class venue during summer/early fall, and Day 2 of Alcatel J/70 Worlds San Francisco has a storied reputation as a world-class venue during the summer and early fall, and Day Two of the 2016 Alcatel J/70 Worlds, hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club, did not disappoint. by STFYC Posted on 29 Sep Sail Sydney entices Olympic Gold medalist Sail Sydney entices Olympic Gold medalist Tom Burton has confirmed he will be competing at Sail Sydney this December 15 to 18 at Woollahra Sailing Club. Rio Olympic Gold Medalist, Tom Burton has confirmed he will be competing at Sail Sydney this December 15 to 18 at Woollahra Sailing Club. by Jane Gordon Posted on 29 Sep Groupama Race – Between the north and Nouméa Groupama Race – Between the north and Nouméa Beau Geste arrived at 7:09am this morning, taking the third position on real-time, behind Vodafone and Scallywag. Beau Geste arrived at 7:09am this morning, taking the third position on real-time, behind Vodafone and Scallywag. The crew was very pleased about his race. The owner and skipper, Karl Kwok, compared the luxury and unspoilt landscapes from the East coast to Polynesia and the West coast to Cebu island in Philippines. by Groupama Race Posted on 28 Sep World's First photochromic bi-focal sailing glasses by BZ Optics World's First photochromic bi-focal sailing glasses by BZ Optics BZ Optics, an Australian start-up company have just developed unique sunglass which is specifically designed for sailors BZ Optics- an Australian start-up company have just developed a unique sunglass which is specifically designed for sailors who require glasses to read their watch, computer, digital screens or charts while sailing in no or low light conditions. by Kevin Barr Posted on 28 Sep America's Cup - TechTuesday - Data drives athlete performance America's Cup - TechTuesday - Data drives athlete performance Gathering real-time data isn’t just important for our Americas Cup racing catamarans, but our athletes as well. Gathering real-time data isn’t just important for our Americas Cup racing catamarans, but our athletes as well. Find out from Oracle Team USA physical performance manager Craig McFarlane how the team are using Zephyr Performance Systems to monitor athletes on the water and in the gym. by Oracle Team USA Posted on 28 Sep Les Voiles de St Tropez - Eugenia Bakunova's view of Day 2 Les Voiles de St Tropez - Eugenia Bakunova's view of Day 2 Not a lot of wind for the second day of racing at Les Voiles de St Tropez. Not a lot of wind for the second day of racing at Les Voiles de St Tropez. Eugenia Bakunova of mainsail.ru captured these images of the always picturesque classics as they sailed in a light breeze by Sail-World/Eugenia Bakunova Posted on 28 Sep Les Voiles de St Tropez - Eugenia Bakunova's images from Day 1 Les Voiles de St Tropez - Eugenia Bakunova's images from Day 1 Racing got underway in St Propez on the first day at Les Voiles de St Tropez with three dedicated race zones Racing got underway in St Propez on the first day at Les Voiles de St Tropez with three dedicated race zones, Nioulargue for the Modern yachts, Pampelonne for the Wallys and the bay for the 15 m JIs, racing in an even swell and glorious sunshine. Most of the Classic yachts are not due to set sail until the second day of racing. Eugenia Bakunova of mainsail.ru was on hand to capture the acti by Sail-World/Eugenia Bakunova Posted on 28 Sep
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