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470 Men and Women World Championships - Racing abandoned on day 2 By 470 International Association Class, , 7:25 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
An anti-climax on race day two here at the 470 Worlds in Santander, Spain as again there was no wind. The 470 Men and 470 Women fleets were initially postponed on shore. But a sniff of breeze out on the race course brought the postponement flag down and teams headed out. But it was all to no avail and five hours later they were heading back to shore with no races completed. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Championships - Day 4 images from Santander By Sail-World.com, , 6:46 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Jesus Renedo and Barbara Sanchez were on the water to capture these images during day four of the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander. ...
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ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: Emerging Nations Program sailors shine By ISAF, , 6:39 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
The Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships features more than 1,000 sailors from 81 nations competing on the waters off the Spanish city. Many of the sailors have different backgrounds and entered the sport through various routes to get to where they are at today. ...
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ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Teasing winds play havoc on day 4 By ISAF, , 6:29 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
On day four of the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, only the 49er yellow fleet were able to get racing in as light, teasing winds played havoc across the seven race courses. The 470, 49er, 49erFX, Finn, Nacra 17 and RS:X fleets were all scheduled for racing early on in the day with the Laser (silver and bronze fleets) and Laser Radial (silver fleet) penned in later in the afternoon. ...
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Santander ISAF Sailing World Championships joins Bart’s Bash By Irene Corosu, London , 5:19 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation is delighted to reveal that the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships will participate in the fundraising event Bart’s Bash, a Guinness World Record attempt for the Largest Sailing Race in the World. ...
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PWA Cold Hawaii World Cup - Grounded fishing boat creates problems By Ole Wejse Svarrer, , 3:05 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
There is a fishing boat, grounded, fifty meters from the beach in Klitmøller - right where the world's best wave windsurfers will sail, today, in this year's PWA World Cup in Cold Hawaii. 'It's like the boat just got placed, right in the middle of the park', said event manager, Robert Sand. ...
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RHKYC to host Bart’s Bash event September 21st on Victoria Harbour By RHKYC Media, , 2:57 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
The ‘Largest Sailing Event in the World’ - Bart’s Bash - takes place on Sunday 21 September and the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club (RHKYC) is thrilled to be involved, hosting an event in Victoria Harbour. ...
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Marseille One Design - GC32 Armin Strom Sailing Team emerge victorious By Armin Strom Sailing Team, , 2:21 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
All in all, it was a week that neither Flavio Marazzi or his Armin Strom Sailing Team will forget in a hurry as their catamaran sponsored by the famous Swiss watch-maker dominated and won the Marseille One Design event. ...
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Rolex Big Boat Series 2014 - Ready for another 50 years By KPMS, , 10:39 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
For the last four days (Thursday, September 11 through Sunday, September 14), the 50th Anniversary edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series has hosted hundreds of sailors on 99 teams, rotating onto three strategically-placed race circles that triangulated the constant wind and tide challenges of the largest Pacific estuary in the Americas. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series - The Wave, Muscat edge closer to the top By Oman Sail, , 8:52 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Oman Air switched on the turbojets in Istanbul to finish in fourth place, their best performance of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series so far, while The Wave, Muscat edged closer to the top of the overall leaderboard after some searing final day action. ...
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2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Farr 40 Day 4 By William Wagner, San Francisco , 8:09 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Alex Roepers has been a Farr 40 owner for seven years and has yet to capture a world championship. The New York skipper certainly feels a lot more confident about his chances of achieving that elusive goal after his team’s performance this week on San Francisco Bay. ...
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2014 Rolex Swan Cup - Eleventh-hour victories By Jennifer Hall, , 4:18 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Rolex Swan Cup - Light-to-medium airs on the Costa Smeralda made for a tense and exciting showdown to the Rolex Swan Cup. Five of the six divisions in the 93-boat fleet were in doubt until the very end. The only runaway winner was the Romanian Swan 42 OD, Natalia, which won the 12-boat division by a good margin from the fast-improving Magical Mystery Tour helmed by Ed Leask. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series - Kiwis clinch Act win in Istanbul + Video By Extreme Sailing Series, , 3:34 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
In some of the best conditions the fleet have raced in all year, you couldn’t have scripted a better final to the Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 6 in Istanbul, and the fans on shore and following around the world were rewarded with a nail bitingly close, down to the wire shoot out after 31 races. ...
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2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Impressive to sail out of the Golden Gate By Cayard Sailing, , 2:37 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Paul Cayard reports: One race was scheduled for today. After a brief postponement waiting for wind, the race started at 11:30 under blue skies and a moderate 12 knot breeze. The course for all the fleets on the Fort Mason race track took us outside the Golden Gate bridge for to a buoy off Pt. Diablo. It's always impressive to sail out through the Golden Gate. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series - Istanbul delivers four days of great racing By Land Rover Sailing, , 2:08 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
The stunning city of Istanbul has delivered in spades for Act 6 of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™ with four days of spectacular action in the Land Rover backed Stadium Racing circuit. ...
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ISAF Sailing Worlds Santander - Day 3 images by Sail-World.com By Sail-World.com, , 12:00 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
The Sail-World.com team was on deck for day three of the ISAF Sailing Worlds in Santander to capture these images. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series: Emirates Team NZ bounces back for series win By Warren Douglas, , 10:23 PM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
Emirates Team New Zealand has won Act 6 of the Extreme Sailing series today in Istanbul in the dramatic final race of the regatta. After 30 races, Dean Barker and his crew - Glenn Ashby, James Dagg, Jeremy Lomas and Edwin De Laat - waited for the final double points race to leap frog The Wave, Muscat and take home the trophy. ...
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Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds - Light winds and current test six classes By ISAF, , 9:19 PM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
The third day of racing at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships was a tough affair with light winds and a strong current testing the sailors across the six fleets on the water. The Laser, Laser Radial and Men's and Women's RS:X were joined by the Men's and Women's 470 fleets on the third day of racing as they kick started their competition. Includes Highlights Video. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Championships - Day 3 images by Jesus Renedo By Jesus Renedo, , 8:16 PM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
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Marseille One Design 2014 - GC32 Armin Strom blitzes final day By The Great Cup, , 7:18 PM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
A light forecast didn’t look promising for the fourth and final day’s racing on Marseille’s Roucas Blanc, but the breeze filled in and built to around 15 knots at lunch time and the race committee was able to squeeze in four races before the final cut off of 15:00 local time. For the first time in this regatta, the sea breeze today was from the southwest. ...
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Santander 49ers: Olympic Gold Medallist says two into 90 does not go!! *Feature By Rob Kothe & Jedda Murphy, , 4:56 PM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
A chaotic battle is looming in Santander as the big Olympic Skiff fleet battles against the numbers in the qualifying stage of this 2014 World Championship. The 49er boat park is full to overflowing in Santander with 90 boats currently entered and possibly 92 likely to be racing and there is a big spread in the experience and quality ...
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GBR aiming for first ever Nacra 17 Games berth at Santander Worlds By Lindsey Bell, , 4:43 PM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
It’s only the second World Championship for the new Olympic multihull, brought in for the Rio 2016 cycle, and follows on from the 2013 event in The Hague, Netherlands, where British pairing Ben Saxton and Hannah Diamond claimed the silver medal in the inaugural world event. Ten country qualification spots for the Rio 2016 Games will be up for grabs in the Nacra 17 class this week. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Man and sail overboard as Leg 0 serves up drama By Volvo Ocean Race, , 4:09 PM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
The dress rehearsal, which does not count towards Volvo Ocean Race points, climaxed with a thrilling finish just before day-break on Sunday morning with five of the seven boats arriving within 20 minutes of each other and the sixth completing the two-day return trip from Alicante to Palma, Majorca a further 16 minutes later. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander 2014 – Images by Dan Ibsen By Dan Ibsen, , 3:32 PM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander 2014 – Images by Dan Ibsen ...
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Santander Worlds – already a spectator success By Dan Ibsen, , 2:36 PM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
Sunday in Santander, Spain- The sun is shining, light winds and ten thousands of people are out and about watching the activities at Santander 2015. On the promenade, along the boat parks and at the city waterfront. Sailors are certainly not used to a huge interest from the public, but here in Santander it’s clear that the city and its citizens really enjoy having this Sailing World Champions ...
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