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Extreme Sailing Series: Delayed coverage - Day 4 +Audio *Feature By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 5:37 AM Sun 14 Dec 2014 GMT
Delayed coverage of the fourth day in the Extreme Sailing Series in Sydney harbour. Today is Day 4 with full video coverage. Nic Douglass (Adventures of a Sailor Girl) will carry her own inimitable commentary from two hours before the start of racing, due to get underway at 4.00pm Sydney time. Now live. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng score another excellent result By Dongfeng Race Team, , 5:23 AM Sun 14 Dec 2014 GMT
A hectic, stressful and closer-than-close finish to leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race as the determined men of Dongfeng battled their way to the Abu Dhabi finish line in second place at 08:41:40 UTC time just 16 minutes and 20 seconds behind their Dutch rivals Team Brunel. ...
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Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Series - Fleet rumbles in Miami By Melges 20, , 4:43 AM Sun 14 Dec 2014 GMT
After a tricky second day at the 2014 Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Series Event No. 1 hosted by Coconut Grove Sailing Club, the fleet anticipated three quality races with a forecast calling for a brisk, more straightforward northerly wind. Once to the racing area however, the light northerly quickly began to die forcing the fleet to pull out their dice to help decide where to head on the first beat ...
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RHKYC Race Coach vacancy By RHKYC, Hong Kong , 3:25 AM Sun 14 Dec 2014 GMT
The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, one of the oldest sailing and rowing clubs in Hong Kong, is looking for a high calibre individual to fill the post of Race Coach. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series - The Wave, Muscat see championship bid slip By Oman Sail, , 3:08 AM Sun 14 Dec 2014 GMT
2014 Extreme Sailing Series - The Wave, Muscat saw their 2014 championship lead slip away in Sydney after a dramatic but frustrating day on the water while Australian sailor Tom Slingsby and his crew on Oman Air dazzled local crowds to jump four places on the leaderboard. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel (NED) wins Leg 2 By Marie Laurens, , 2:18 AM Sun 14 Dec 2014 GMT
Bouwe Bekking (NED) and Team Brunel found a very timely change of gear to sweep past Dongfeng Race Team and edge to a 16-minute victory in an incident-packed Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series: Day 3 image gallery from Sydney Harbour *Feature By Beth Morley, Sport Sailing Photography, Sydney, Australia , 7:21 PM Sat 13 Dec 2014 GMT
Sydney photographer, Beth Morley, was on the water for the third day of racing in the Extreme Sailing Series, and provided this galley from the day's racing. JP Morgan BAR (Ben Ainslie) had a collision from behind which damaged their rudders / tiller arm and had to be replaced between races... Realteam hit them from behing and JP Morgan BAR missed three races while it was replaced. ...
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The Extreme Sailing Series™ - Action-packed day on Sydney Harbour By Extreme Sailing Series™, , 3:45 PM Sat 13 Dec 2014 GMT
The Extreme Sailing Series™ saw an action-packed, full pressure day on Sydney Harbour for the Extreme 40s at the penultimate day’s racing of the 2014 global tour, where the grudge match between Alinghi and The Wave, Muscat was rife. ...
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Early Christmas presents for ISAF Sailing World Cup medallists + Video By Lisa Ratcliff, , 9:01 AM Sat 13 Dec 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne - The first day of Medal Racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne produced gold medallists in half of the Olympic classes and the Paralympic divisions announced their series winners. ...
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GAC Pindar skipper Nathan Wilmot celebrates birthday with two race win By Adam Tanous, , 8:32 AM Sat 13 Dec 2014 GMT
On the penultimate day of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series, GAC Pindar recorded two wins during a mixed day of sailing for the Australian team. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 2 finish - Team Brunel wins from Dongfeng *Feature By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 8:19 AM Sat 13 Dec 2014 GMT
Watch the finish of Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race in Abu Dhabi - LIVE! Team Brunel has taken the Leg from Dongfeng. Click on the viewer here and see how the final miles unfold - with three boats in contention for the Leg win - Dongfeng Race Team (China) Abhu Dhabi Ocean Racing and Team Brunel (Netherlands). ...
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Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Series - Day 1 overall By Melges 20, , 7:34 AM Sat 13 Dec 2014 GMT
2014 /2015 International Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Series - Event No. 1- There are some basic things in sailing that are fairly straightforward; hoisting sails, trimming them properly and trying to keep the bow pointed to the mark at all times. Combined with getting a clean start, taking care of the basics usually results in a good finish and solid position at the end of the day. ...
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2014 CYCA Trophy - Passage Series - Shogun and Nine Dragons in form By Di Pearson, , 6:28 AM Sat 13 Dec 2014 GMT
2014 CYCA Trophy - Passage Series - Victorian yachtsman Rob Hanna made some hasty repairs to Shogun V’s bowsprit and bobstay after an incident in Tuesday’s Solas Big Boat Challenge to win Division One on Day one of the CYCA Trophy–Passage Series today, while Bob Cox is still in winning form after victory in the recent SSORC, taking out Division Two. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series: Live coverage - Day 3 +Audio *Feature By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 5:45 AM Sat 13 Dec 2014 GMT
Live of the third day in the Extreme Sailing Series in Sydney harbour. Today is Day 3 with full video coverage. Nic Douglass (Adventures of a Sailor Girl) will carry her own inimitable commentary from two hours before the start of racing, due to get underway at 4.00pm Sydney time. Now live. ...
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International Optimist partnerships build fleet of future champions By Tracey Johnstone, , 4:13 AM Sat 13 Dec 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne - Heading out on Port Phillip this week are 106 young, enthusiastic, noisy, International Optimist sailors drawn from around the globe. ...
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Successful seventh edition of 2014 World Yacht Racing Forum By Bernard Schopfer, , 3:39 AM Sat 13 Dec 2014 GMT
The seventh edition of the World Yacht Racing Forum and Yacht Racing Design and Technology Symposium closed its doors on Thursday afternoon following two intense days of presentations and networking in Barcelona. Once again, most key speakers highlighted the need for a stronger governing body. ...
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2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne - Day 6 Preview By Lisa Ratcliff, , 2:03 AM Sat 13 Dec 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne - Strong northerly winds are buffeting Sandringham Yacht Club and Port Phillip is a sea of white caps on the first day of Medal racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series - Act 8 Photos and season highs and lows video By Extreme Sailing Series, , 5:14 PM Fri 12 Dec 2014 GMT
Extreme Sailing Series 2014 - Act Eight Sydney Photos and the video about highs and lows of the season so far. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg Two - Final fight to the finish + Video By Dongfeng Race Team, , 4:37 PM Fri 12 Dec 2014 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15: The final pages of the Leg Two epic to Abu Dhabi will be played out in the next 24 hours. The leading trio of Team Brunel, Dongfeng and Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing have been close sparring partners since crossing the Equator on day 16. On day 18 Dongfeng were just 2.1nm behind the leader Team Brunel and not much has changed since. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series Act 8 - McMillan tops table in Sydney + Video By Extreme Sailing Series, , 3:59 PM Fri 12 Dec 2014 GMT
A physically exhausting 10 races were sailed, with all the teams pulling some big punches out of the water that resulted in seven different race winners. Oman’s The Wave, Muscat blasted round the tight course and was slick in executing their manoeuvres – despite a huge nose dive in the first race that almost saw the team lose control. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series - Oman Air springs a surprise By Oman Sail, , 1:07 PM Fri 12 Dec 2014 GMT
On the first day of action in the Extreme Sailing Series finale in Sydney Leigh McMillan’s The Wave, Muscat took the lead in the showdown with Alinghi while Oman Sail sister ship Oman Air, skippered by Australian Tom Slingsby, flagged up their potential to cause an upset by posting their first win in the tenth and last race of the day. ...
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Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi - Day 2: Extreme Sailing Series, Sydney By Anna Tunnicliffe, , 12:50 PM Fri 12 Dec 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. reports in from Sydney, Australia, after the second day of the Extreme Sailing Series, sailing as tactician aboard Alinghi. ...
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ISAF SWC Melbourne - Top ten prepare for Port Phillip showdown + Video By Lisa Ratcliff, , 11:02 AM Fri 12 Dec 2014 GMT
Day five at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne was pedestrian compared to yesterday’s blow up on Port Phillip, and all-in-all produced the best day’s racing of the world-class event. The east in the 12-15 knot south-east breeze kept the inshore courses flat; further offshore the seas were lumpier though nothing like the steep walls of green water that forced the cancellation of racing yesterday. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series Act Eight 2014 – Photos by Andrea Francolini By Andrea Francolini, , 9:40 AM Fri 12 Dec 2014 GMT
Extreme Sailing Series Act Eight 2014, Sydney – Photos by Andrea Francolini. Finally Sydney is putting on a good show. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Three way alley-brawl on final day of Leg 2 *Feature By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 9:01 AM Fri 12 Dec 2014 GMT
Less than a day remains on Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race, with the leading three boats looking set to make a serious race of it right to the finish line in Abu Dhabi. According to the latest projects from the routing function of Predictwind the two leading boats, Dongfeng Race Team and Team Brunel will be a minute apart at the finish line. ...
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