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HUD Vision: An interview with Afterguard Marine’s Alex Moret *Feature By David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor, Seattle , 9:57 PM Wed 16 Apr 2014 GMT
Heads Up Displays (HUDs) have long been the holy grail of the tech-savvy racing sailor. This technology was developed to give fighter pilots there-when-they-need-it information at a glance. While racing sailors are more interested with tactical edges over their competitors than getting missile lock on an enemy, the basic information need is the same. ...
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America's Cup: Expected de Ridder penalty should be reduced *Feature By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, Auckland, NZ , 10:28 AM Wed 16 Apr 2014 GMT
The predicted penalty of a five year suspension from the sport, for Oracle Team USA wingsail trimmer, Dirk de Ridder, would appear to be extreme by international standards. The case is due to go before the International Sailing Federation's Review Board in late April. They will consider the report from the Disciplinary Commission, which is the body believed to have recommended a five year penalty ...
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Challenge takes the 2014 Quantum Sails Sydney 38 Victoria State Titles *Feature By Rowan Simpson, Melbourne, Australia , 9:34 AM Wed 16 Apr 2014 GMT
In the tightest contest in the history of the championship, Challenge was ultimately crowned the winner of the 2014 Quantum Sails Sydney 38 Victorian Title hosted by Sandringham Yacht Club last weekend. There is no doubt the gap between the nine Sydney 38 competitors has narrowed as the highlight of the series was the close racing. There were four different race winners. ...
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Image gallery: James Cook High's Royal encounter on Steinlager 2 *Feature By Richard Gladwell, , 10:35 AM Tue 15 Apr 2014 GMT
Soon after HRH the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had finished their Royal Matchrace on Auckland, the NZ Sailing Trust's Steinlager II passed close by the Royals, as she returned by a day sail with a full crew from Jame Cook High from south Auckland. ...
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America's Cup: Dean Barker's Blog - A sail with the Duke and Duchess *Feature By Dean Barker, San Francisco, USA , 10:10 PM Sun 13 Apr 2014 GMT
Writing on his blog at Kiwi Yachting Consultants' website Emirates Team NZ skipper Dean Barker gives his view on Friday's Royal Matchrace and the state of the 34th America's Cup: We raced on board the two Sail NZ IACC yachts on a tight course outside the RNZYS. I was fortunate to sail with William back in 2010 when he was last in NZ ...
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America's Cup: Coutts claims ISAF Jury on a crusade, backs Kiwi report *Feature By Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz, , 12:08 AM Sat 12 Apr 2014 GMT
Oracle Team USA's Sir Russell Coutts has stepped into the fray over the AC45 boat tampering and the penalties handed out against the team he headed. Olympic Gold medalist Coutts (NZL) who skippered the New Zealand boat in two America's Cup wins, says 'the report is spot on in my opinion'. 'The ISAF jury appeared to be on a crusade to 'save the America’s Cup'. ...
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America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ up against funding hurdle for year *Feature By Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz, , 8:24 PM Fri 11 Apr 2014 GMT
With no sign of the Protocol for the 35th America's Cup in sight, Emirates Team NZ CEO, Grant Dalton, confirmed last night in a TV3 interview that the funding advance from the New Zealand Government would run out in June 2014, or just over two months. Appearing on prime time news show, Campbell Live, Dalton nodded in confirmation of a statement be Campbell, that the money would run out at the end ...
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America's Cup: Two Kiwis escape hometown action in AC45 rules ruckus *Feature By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, Auckland, New Zealand , 3:08 AM Thu 10 Apr 2014 GMT
The two New Zealanders involved in the ruckus over boat tampering in the AC45 class prior to the 34th America's Cup have not had any action taken against them by Yachting New Zealand. ...
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50th Congressional Cup: View the Live racing here *Feature By Sail-World.com, , 5:21 PM Wed 9 Apr 2014 GMT
The 50th Congressional Cup is being sailed at the Long Beach Yacht Club, Los Angeles. Catch the live video and commentary here ...
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34th America's Cup: A Match of three weeks - Part 3 - Under the Pump *Feature By Richard Gladwell, , 10:18 AM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
Six months after the conclusion of the 34th America's Cup, Kiwi fans in particular, struggle for the answers as to how Oracle Team USA were able to effect a big performance turnaround, without predecent in an America's Cup regatta. Sail-World's NZ and America's Cup Editor, Richard Gladwell gives his personal perspective and analysis in this the third part of a three part-series. ...
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34th America's Cup: A Match of three weeks - Part 2 - Rules Creep *Feature By Richard Gladwell, , 11:07 AM Wed 2 Apr 2014 GMT
Six months after the conclusion of the 34th America's Cup, Kiwi fans in particular, struggle for the answers as to how Oracle Team USA were able to effect a big performance turnaround, without predecent in an America's Cup regatta. Sail-World's NZ and America's Cup Editor, Richard Gladwell gives his personal perspective and analysis in this the second part of a three part-series. ...
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34th America's Cup: A Match of three weeks - Part 1 - Regaining time *Feature By Richard Gladwell, , 8:24 AM Tue 1 Apr 2014 GMT
Six months after the conclusion of the 34th America's Cup, Kiwi fans in particular, struggle for the answers as to how Oracle Team USA were able to effect a big performance turnaround, without predecent in an America's Cup regatta. Sail-World's NZ and America's Cup Editor, Richard Gladwell gives his personal perspective and analysis in this three part-series. ...
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St Thomas International: Day 3 - Canfield leaves it until the last *Feature By Bob Fisher, , 10:51 PM Sun 30 Mar 2014 GMT
Sunday’s culmination of the International Regatta was staggeringly exciting; supremacy changed hands with astonishing frequency, notably in the IC-24 class, where local hero, Taylor Canfield left it to the very last to stamp his authority and claim the week’s trophy after twelve grueling races. ...
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Honoring and remembering Hobie Alter *Feature By David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor, Seattle , 6:26 PM Sun 30 Mar 2014 GMT
The sailing world lost one of its greatest visionaries this weekend when Hobie Alter, 80, passed away at his home. Impressively, Alter influenced virtually every aspects of sailing, from beach-cat racing to the America’s Cup, and is credited as being the father of the modern fiberglass sailing catamaran. Additionally, Alter helped crack the code on creating super fun regatta experiences. [more]  

St Thomas International Regatta: Day 2 - Flight Risk en route to Rio *Feature By Bob Fisher, , 12:24 PM Sun 30 Mar 2014 GMT
Reputations, based on results, were to change on the mid-day of the extravaganza that is the 41st St. Thomas International Regatta, and some may be boosted to greater things. None more so than the performance of John Holmberg and Teri McKenna in their Nacra 17, aptly named Flight Risk. ...
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St. Thomas International Regatta: Caribbean consistency *Feature By Bob Fisher, Caribbean , 12:20 AM Sat 29 Mar 2014 GMT
The three-day St. Thomas International Regatta opened in style on Friday but there was nothing other than age-old tradition that would have made the competitors in the seventy boats believe that the racing would have been as good as it was. ...
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JJ Giltinan Trophy: Gotta Love It 7 gives a sailing lesson in Race 4 *Feature By Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz, Auckland, NZ , 3:42 AM Wed 5 Mar 2014 GMT
Race 4 of the JJ Giltinan Trophy began almost on time at 3.00pm today, Wednesday. The breeze was initially a 16kt seabreeze, with some sailing with big rigs and others with small rigs. A building southerly storm over the City had some influence in the race, dampening the breeze, but the fleet finished before the storm hit with 40kt gusts. Plus full replay videos ...
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JJ Giltinan Trophy: Kiwis take top two, Thurlow leads overall + Video *Feature By Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz, Auckland, NZ , 6:48 AM Tue 4 Mar 2014 GMT
Race 3 of the JJ Giltinan Trophy was sailed in light winds on Sydney Harbour on Tuesday afternoon, and on a day of surprises, the points table was split wide open. Updated with full video from pre-race; the racing (two videos) and ashore - full interviews, plus a highlights package of all of the days action and interviews ...
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JJ Giltinan Trophy: Gotta Love It 7 sneaks a second win *Feature By Frank Quealey, Sydney Harbour , 11:47 AM Mon 3 Mar 2014 GMT
Defending champion Seve Jarvin and the Gotta Love It 7 team Sam Newton and Scott Babbage scored their second win of the 2014 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship when they took out the Re-sail of Race 1 on Sydney Harbour today. The win gives the team a great start in defence of the title, but the win today was far from easy. ...
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America's Cup- Fast foils-a conversation with Paul Bieker, part I *Feature By David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor, Seattle , 8:35 PM Sun 2 Mar 2014 GMT
Paul Bieker is one of the core designers credited with 'super-charging' Oracle Team USA’s 'USA 17' last September during the 34th America's Cup. I recently caught up with Bieker at a local Seattle pub for part one of this two-part interview to get his thoughts on how AC34 was won, his design role for AC35, as well as his thoughts on the future of America’s Cup Racing. ...
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Debriefing the 2014 Melges 24 Worlds with Jonathan McKee-part two *Feature By David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor, Seattle , 7:55 PM Thu 27 Feb 2014 GMT
I recently caught up with Jonathan McKee at my kitchen table for part one of this two-part interview to talk about his recent experiences at the 2014 Gill Melges 24 Worlds, and to get his pulse on the state of competition and evolution within the Melges 24 class. ...
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Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island open for exhibitions! *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 2:31 AM Tue 18 Feb 2014 GMT
The finishing touches are being made to Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island (SCEC@GI), the interim facility which will house the $100 million per annum Sydney exhibition industry for the next three years while the new world-class ICC Exhibition is constructed at Darling Harbour. ...
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Kaenon Interviews: Pete Melvin on A-Class and new America's Cup rule *Feature By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, Takapuna, NZ , 11:18 PM Sun 16 Feb 2014 GMT
Sail-World's NZ Editor, Richard Gladwell talks with Pete Melvin (USA) previous World A-Class World Champion, leading multihull designer and one of the developers of the America's Cup Class rule for the 34th and 35th America's Cups. ...
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Kaenon Interviews: With Ashby, Burling, Davies and Tuke *Feature By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, Takapuna, NZ , 9:48 PM Sun 16 Feb 2014 GMT
Sail-World's NZ Editor, Richard Gladwell talks with Glenn Ashby, Blair Tuke and Peter Burling who are part of the eight strong team all sponsored by Kaenon sunglasses at the 2014 A-Class Catamaran World Championships. Glenn Ashby has retaken the series lead and drove home his advantage on Day 4 with two excellent races. ...
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A-Class Worlds: Ashby wins eighth World title *Feature By Heather Forbes and Sail-World, Takapuna, NZ , 8:28 PM Sun 16 Feb 2014 GMT
The final race was sailed in a building seabreeze, which provided limited foiling opportunities. Another top Australian sailor, Nathan Outteridge is widely conceded to have a sweet spot in these marginal foiling conditions, and the 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist used this advantage to ease past Ashby on the final downwind leg, to score his first race win of the regatta. ...
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