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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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Earth Wind Map - beautiful, delicate and - oh so revealing *Feature By Sail-World Cruising round-up, , 6:12 PM Sun 16 Feb 2014 GMT
The Earth Wind Map is an amazing project to visualize global weather conditions carried out by software engineer Cameron Beccario, resulting in a beautifully mesmerising depiction of the earth's winds. Weather data is produced by the Global Forecast System (GFS), operated by the US National Weather Service. Forecasts are produced four times daily. ...
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2014 A-Class Worlds: Nathan Outteridge talks foiling and A-Cats *Feature By Sail-world.com, , 4:29 AM Sun 16 Feb 2014 GMT
Olympic 49er Gold Medallist, Moth World Champion and Artermis AC72 helm Nathan Outteridge talks about the Exploder A13 foiling A-Class he's racing at the 2014 A-Class Worlds in Takapuna, New Zealand. ...
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Kaenon Interviews: A - Class Worlds with Ashby, Burling and Tuke *Feature By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, Takapuna, NZ , 3:48 PM Sat 15 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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Gladwell's Line: The fantastic A-Cats *Feature By Richard Gladwell, Sail-world.com/nz, , 12:08 AM Sat 15 Feb 2014 GMT
This event is providing probably the most stunning racing ever seen in New Zealand. It has attracted a very classy field with many America’s Cup sailors, many A-Class World Champions, top designers – all sailing in the most spectacular international class world championship. There are at least five Olympic Medalists competing plus one AC72 helmsman. ...
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Queensland’s Gold Coast aims to become 'World cruising destination' *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 10:30 PM Fri 14 Feb 2014 GMT
The Gold Coast cruise ship terminal is one step closer after the Queensland Government revealed more about the $5 billion plan for Queensland's biggest development on the Spit and Wavebreak Island. ...
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Kaenon Interviews: A - Class Worlds with Ray Davies and Glenn Ashby *Feature By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, Takapuna, NZ , 10:28 PM Thu 13 Feb 2014 GMT
Sail-World's NZ Editor, Richard Gladwell talks with Glenn Ashby and Ray Davies 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 after he was able to drop the race in which he broke his rudder. ...
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