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Debbie says the 8thP with Insurance is Patience (Pt.II) Debbie says the 8thP with Insurance is Patience (Pt.II) We’re back to keep exploring the nature of TC Debbie and how she came to tell us about the eighth P of insurance We’re back to keep exploring the nature of TC Debbie and how she came to tell us about the eighth P of insurance. We looked at what it was like to come into a disaster zone and now we see the evidence of those that did the right thing, and how the area is already on the road to recovery. by John Curnow Posted today at 1:24 am World Cup Series in Hyères – Racing needs to be fast, not the food World Cup Series in Hyères – Racing needs to be fast, not the food Spanish sisters, Carla and Marta Munté Carrasco, sail together in the 49erFX and know they have a problem. Many sailors will be brimming with confidence after browsing the weather forecast and will be striving for gold in Hyères. But it is a team small in stature that know exactly where they stand in terms of performance that intrigues. by Richard Aspland - World Sailing Posted on 24 Apr New addition to North Sail for Volvo Ocean 65 racing machines New addition to North Sail for Volvo Ocean 65 racing machines Their sails have powered eight out of nine Volvo Ocean Race winners since 1989-90, with Steinlager 2. Instead of assembling cloth panels into a particular sail shape, the Volvo Ocean Race sails are composites. This means that 3Di material 'tapes' are laid in a specific arrangement, offering stable structure to the sail where it is needed most. by Volvo Ocean Race Posted on 24 Apr Masters Games - Paralympians perform well against Rockstars Masters Games - Paralympians perform well against Rockstars Chris Sharp’s green machine is becoming well known on the sailing course at the World Masters Games Chris Sharp’s green machine is becoming well known on the sailing course at the World Masters Games, largely because it’s finishing ahead of most of his rivals. What makes that extraordinary is that Sharp is a paraplegic after a motorbike accident seven years ago. The 59-year-old is sitting eighth of 30 competitors in the single-handed Weta class after two days of racing by Yachting New Zealand Posted on 24 Apr Experience is key as Team Oman Air prepare for Extreme Sailing Series Experience is key as Team Oman Air prepare for Extreme Sailing Series Team Oman Air skipper Phil Robertson says his crew's unrivalled experience could prove vital to victory in second round Known worldwide for hosting sailing at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Qingdao is notorious for its ability to catch crews off guard with a fickle breeze that can go from next to nothing to gale force in a matter of minutes. by Oman Sail Posted on 24 Apr FAST40+ Spring Regatta - Preview FAST40+ Spring Regatta - Preview The second event in a busy FAST40+ season will be the FAST40+ Spring Regatta, hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club. The second event in a busy FAST40+ season will be the FAST40+ Spring Regatta, hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club. FAST40+ Race Director, Stuart Childerley, sets the scene for the event. by FAST40+ Race Circuit Posted on 24 Apr Meet the Clipper 2017-18 Race crew Zuzana Vybiralova Meet the Clipper 2017-18 Race crew Zuzana Vybiralova A first for Clipper Race, Zuzana Vybiralova will make history this year as first Czech Republican to take part in race A first for the Clipper Race, crew member Zuzana Vybiralova will make history this year as the first Czech Republican to take part in the race in eleven editions. by Clipper Round the World Posted on 24 Apr You can almost see it You can almost see it The windward/leeward is great fun and a real test of your skills. True, it might be hard for the uninitiated to follow The windward/leeward is great fun and a real test of your skills. True, it might be hard for the uninitiated to follow, but then sailing is not the world’s largest spectator sport by any means. Badminton does rate higher, after all. Still, when you’re doing it, you not really worried about little racquets and small, caged up, feathered thingamabobs. by John Curnow Posted on 24 Apr Land Rover Winter Series - Great start for opening races Land Rover Winter Series - Great start for opening races Sydney Harbour put on a spectacular day for the opening races of the 2017 Land Rover Winter Series. Sydney Harbour put on a spectacular day for the opening races of the 2017 Land Rover Winter Series. After a one-hour delay for the Ladies Day competitors, all fleets were off and racing at 12:30pm in a light five knot east south-easterly breeze. The light wind created some congestion at the rounding marks, until an increase to 10 knots was welcomed by the fleet on the shortened course. by CYCA Posted on 24 Apr Sailors strive to continue Australia’s Olympic successes Sailors strive to continue Australia’s Olympic successes Australia sailors have been very successful in last two Olympic Games, winning four gold medals and four silver medals. Australia sailors have been very successful in the last two Olympic Games, winning four Olympic gold medals and four silver medals. Now its sailors have started on the competition journey towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and are looking for more heavy metal results over the next three years. by Australian Sailing Team Posted on 24 Apr Maserati shows the Way at the MHYC MC38 Autumn Regatta Maserati shows the Way at the MHYC MC38 Autumn Regatta Neville Crichton’s Maserati put in a fine performance in light easterly winds on Sydney Harbour on Sunday April 23 Neville Crichton’s Maserati put in a fine performance in light easterly winds on Sydney Harbour on Sunday April 23, playing the points game to mess up Leslie Green’s chances of collecting yet another MC38 class win with Ginger. by Lisa Ratcliff Posted on 24 Apr She’s still here with us, and now we can be there for her She’s still here with us, and now we can be there for her Of the many endearing qualities in Lisa Blair, the one that is paramount is her effervescence. Of the many endearing qualities in Lisa Blair, the one that is paramount is her effervescence. Yet it is what lies behind that which could be her most incredible characteristic. Sometimes you can almost overlook her steely determination, but not for long when you start talking with her. Catching up with her live from Cape Town surely was a vivid reminder of not only what this sailor can accomplish by John Curnow Posted on 24 Apr Masters Games - Slater off to a flying start on Day 1 Masters Games - Slater off to a flying start on Day 1 Dan Slater, who competed in three Olympic Games, had a perfect start to the 2017 Masters Games Dan Slater, who competed in three Olympic Games, had a perfect start to the 2017 Masters Games with two first-placed finishes in today’s two races in the Laser fleet. It has been more than four years since Slater finished top-level racing following the London Olympics and it’s fair to say he let standards slip. by Yachting Posted on 23 Apr America's Cup - Tech Tuesday - Why AC50's sail bow down - Video America's Cup - Tech Tuesday - Why AC50's sail bow down - Video OTUSA tactician Tom Slingsby (AUS) explains why the AC50's sail with bow down trim Why do the America's Cup Class catamarans sail with bow down trim? It's a common question. Helmsman and Tactician Tom Slingsby? provides a detailed answer in this #TechTuesday feature. by Oracle Team USA Posted on 23 Apr America's Cup - Images from Practice Race Session 2 in Bermuda. America's Cup - Images from Practice Race Session 2 in Bermuda. Images have just been posted by America's Cup organisers of the second Practice Session conducted between April 6-7. Images have just been posted by America's Cup organisers of the second Practice Session conducted in Bermuda between April 6-7. Images are not available from the third session which finished on April 12. The next Practice Session is a five day one beginning on April 24 to April 28. by Austin Wong/ACEA and Sail-World.comNZ Posted on 22 Apr The Vendée Globe skippers hosted at the Elysée Palace The Vendée Globe skippers hosted at the Elysée Palace The Elysée Palace yesterday hosted a grand ceremony where the Head of State honoured the heroes of offshore racing. The Elysée Palace yesterday hosted a grand ceremony where the Head of State honoured the heroes of offshore racing. Twenty-three of the twenty-nine Vendée Globe skippers attended the event, gathering around winner Armel Le Cléac’h, appointed Knight of the Legion of Honour. by Vendee Globe Posted on 22 Apr MC38 Autumn Regatta light air debut for new owner MC38 Autumn Regatta light air debut for new owner A light air Day 1 of final act of MC38’s 2016-17 season pointscore went to Leslie Green’s Ginger by the slimmest margin A light air day one of the final act of the MC38’s 2016-17 season pointscore went to Leslie Green’s Ginger by the slimmest margin. by Lisa Ratcliff Posted on 22 Apr 48th anniversary of Sir Robin’s Golden Globe victory 48th anniversary of Sir Robin’s Golden Globe victory Robin Knox-Johnston set off for Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, striving to be the first person to sail single handed In 1968, when 29 year-old Robin Knox-Johnston set off for the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, striving to be the first person to sail single handed, nonstop around the world was not the only challenge he had to overcome. by Clipper Round the World Posted on 22 Apr Golden Globe Race Plymouth start confirmed Golden Globe Race Plymouth start confirmed The 2018 Golden Globe Race will start from Plymouth on Saturday June 30, 2018. The 2018 Golden Globe Race will start from Plymouth on Saturday June 30, 2018. The Race marks the 50th anniversary of Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’s victory in the Sunday Times Golden Globe solo non-stop round the world Race back in 1968/9. by Golden Globe Race Posted on 22 Apr 35 days to go until the start of the 35th America's Cup 35 days to go until the start of the 35th America's Cup Friday 21st April is another milestone in the countdown to the start of the 35th America’s Cup Friday 21st April is another milestone in the countdown to the start of the 35th America’s Cup as it marks exactly 35 days to go until the greatest race on water begins in Bermuda. by America's Cup Posted on 22 Apr
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