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Light wind and a freak storm at Youth Olympic Sailing Competition By ISAF, , 7:27 AM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
The competition was scheduled to conclude on Saturday 23 August with a non discardable, single race for all fleets on the agenda. The pre-planned reserve day will be utilised to ensure the completion of the regatta. Sunday's outlook is positive with four-five knots predicted from three sources with gusts of seven, nine and even up 12 knots possible. Moderate to heavy rain is also on the forecast. ...
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2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Cruise control By Lisa Ratcliff, , 7:03 AM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - It was the year of the cruisers at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week, though the word ‘cruise’ is misleading. A cutthroat finish to the regatta on day six, Saturday August 23, 2014, brought out this division’s competitive edge at the critical part of the regatta. ...
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New Langkawi venue for Raja Muda By Event Media, , 6:55 AM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
The Royal Langkawi Yacht Club is undergoing a major renovation and most of the buildings, including Charlie’s Bar, will be closed in November 2014. ‘No bar is no good’ for a quality sailing event like the Raja Muda, so regatta organisers have had to seek out an alternative venue for the regatta office and to provide sailors with the appropriate facilities before and after racing. ...
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31st Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Declared 'best ever' By Lisa Ratcliff, , 6:11 AM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Interstate and international crews from 182 boats are leaving Hamilton Island today in droves, letting the island return to its regular trade. ...
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2014 IFDS World Championships - Aussies on fire By Kathy Large, , 5:22 AM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 IFDS World Championship - An early start made all the difference for the world disabled sailing championship regatta underway in Halifax. Saturday's racing was 'a good day of quality racing' according to the Principal Race Officer, Rob Williams of Bedford, N.S., Canada. ...
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2014 IFDS World Championships - Saturday’s racing images by Tim Wilkes By Kathy Large, , 4:47 AM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 IFDS World Championship - Tim Wilkes was back on the water for Saturday’s racing of 2014 IFDS World Championships to capture these images. ...
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2014 IFDS World Championships - Day 5 images by Jude Robertson By Jude Robertson, , 4:14 AM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 IFDS World Championship - Jude Robertson was back on the water for Day 5 of 2014 IFDS World Championships to capture these images. ...
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Emirates Team NZ: Collision puts an end to bid for a better day at ESS By Warren Douglas, Emirates Team NZ, , 9:23 PM Sat 23 Aug 2014 GMT
A collision brought Emirates Team New Zealand’s bid for a better day on the water to an abrupt halt on the second day of the Extreme Sailing Series regatta at Cardiff. Skipper Dean Barker and crew made a good start in the fifth race of the day, rounding the first mark in second and then overtaking the leader. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series: Ben Ainslie Racing - mixed results on Day 2 By Ben Ainslie Racing, , 9:12 PM Sat 23 Aug 2014 GMT
The second day of the Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 in Cardiff Bay tested everyone’s stamina and commitment. After a record nine races yesterday, the teams sailed ten today, making for another record day and – given the breezy conditions – some of the toughest competition yet seen on the circuit. ...
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America's Cup: New brand and image partnership announced with SME By SME Media, , 8:21 PM Sat 23 Aug 2014 GMT
The America's Cup Event Authority has partnered with SME, Inc. New York to develop a new brand strategy, identity and architecture for the organization and 35th America's Cup. SME's challenge for this assignment is to develop a brand that represents in equal parts the history/heritage of this global sports icon while capturing the innovative aspect of the event ...
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Extreme Sailing: Tough and testing day on Cardiff Bay - Day 2 + Video By Extreme Sailing Series, , 8:12 PM Sat 23 Aug 2014 GMT
The grudge match on Cardiff Bay continued today, where there was no quarter given and no margin for error as a colossal 10 races were sailed, plus a knock out round at Act 5 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ presented by Land Rover. With an average of 10 knots of breeze and gusts up to 18 knots rolling across the course, the fleet tore around the tight track travelling at up to 24 knots ...
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2014 J/111 World Championship - Bigger breeze arrives on day 2! By Stuart Johnstone, Cowes, Isle of Wight , 10:14 AM Sat 23 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 J/111 World Championship - The morning race was a windward-leeward starting in the region of Fastnet Marine Insurance mark to the east of the Bramble Bank. The race was started on time in 12 knots of wind from 250 degrees, this matched the forecast. ...
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2014 Detroit Cup - Quarter-finalists determined By Dobbs Davis, Detroit , 9:42 AM Sat 23 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Detroit Cup - In a day that featured challenging light air conditions and strong currents, the top eight teams in a field of twelve from six countries have been determined to go through to the Quarter Final stage of the 2014 Detroit Cup, the second stop on the ISAF Grade Two US Grand Slam series. ...
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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Last day images by Andrea Francolini By Andrea Francolini, , 8:59 AM Sat 23 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Andrea Francolini was back on the water for last day of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week to capture these images. ...
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2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Hair aware By Laura McKee, , 7:52 AM Sat 23 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - A beard on a man may simply be seen as a common facial accessory; for skin cancer Influencer Jimmy Niggles, it means so much more. ...
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2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Saving the best ‘til last By Lisa Ratcliff, , 7:17 AM Sat 23 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - The best of winter sailing in the Whitsundays capped off racing at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week. Bucket loads of sunshine and puffy 18-20 knots of SSE tradewinds farewelled the fleet from Dent Passage for the final time this series. ...
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Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi in top three - Extreme Sailing Series, Day 1 By Anna Tunnicliffe, , 7:12 AM Sat 23 Aug 2014 GMT
These days, twice Rolex Sailor of the Year and Olympic Gold medalist, Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) alternates between sailing aboard Alinghi in the Extreme Sailing Series, and chasing a serious ranking in the world of CrossFit. She reports in from Cardiff, Wales after Day 1 of the Extreme Sailing Series, sailing as tactician aboard Alinghi. ...
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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week: MC38s Images by Crosbie Lorimer By Crosbie Lorimer, Hamilton Island , 3:53 AM Sat 23 Aug 2014 GMT
The sleek and fast looking MC38s are something of an eye-catcher at this regatta and when you see seven of them powering down Dent Passage under spinnaker, the camera boats tend to pay attention. Here are Crosbie Lorimer's images of the fleet's start this morning. ...
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2014 IFDS World Championship - Friday's racing images by Tim Wilkes By Kathy Large, , 3:12 AM Sat 23 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 IFDS World Championship - Tim Wilkes was back on the water for Friday's racing of the IFDS World Championships to capture these images. ...
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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week: Today's Images by Crosbie Lorimer By Crosbie Lorimer, Hamilton Island , 2:47 AM Sat 23 Aug 2014 GMT
For the last day of racing the entire regatta fleet was sent on short passage races starting from the yacht club line in Dent Passage.With 15 knot southeasterlies in bright sunshine it made for a colourful and fast start. A number of the yachts had a nervous moment or two, rounding up in the gusty breezes in the lee of the northern point of Dent Island. ...
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2014 IFDS World Championship - Day 4 images by Jude Robertson By Jude Robertson, , 2:40 AM Sat 23 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 IFDS World Championship - Jude Robertson was back on the water for day four of the IFDS World Championships to capture these images. ...
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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week: Images by Crosbie Lorimer By Crosbie Lorimer, Hamilton Island , 11:17 PM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
Many of the crew racing in yesterday's breezy passage race would have down well to listen closely to the advice that Team Beau Geste's sailing master Gavin Brady gave at the Shoot The Breeze briefing in the morning. After 5 days of light breeze, yesterday brought 20-25 knot winds and made for a spectacular start for the cruising divisions in the southern start area. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series, Act 5: Ainslie dominant on Cardiff Bay + Video By Extreme Sailing Series, , 9:40 PM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
The towering masts of the Extreme Sailing Series fleet dominated the Cardiff Bay skyline today, as the best of the sailing world took to the water under bright skies and tactically demanding winds, that ended with the home team J.P. Morgan BAR in pole position. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series: Barker rusty and pays penalty in Wales - Day 1 By Warren Douglas, Emirates Team NZ, , 9:21 PM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
Emirates Team New Zealand finished the first day of racing at the Cardiff Extreme Sailing Series regatta less than happy with their performance. Skipper Dean Barker was feeling a little rusty having missed the previous two rounds of the 2014 series. ...
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Foils for the Masses - A look at the Glide Free Foiling Kit *Feature By David Schmidt, , 7:40 PM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
It’s virtually impossible to look at imagery from the 34th America’s Cup and not have a serious 'I wish!' conversation with your mates. While the foil-bound AC72 class of wingsail-powered cats look truly outrageous, sadly, these rarefied America’s Cup class yachts cost tens of millions of dollars to design, build and maintain, and represent the absolute pinnacle of experts-only sailing hardware. ...
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