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Sydney Boat Show display winners recognised *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 8:31 PM Thu 14 Aug 2014 GMT
Each year awards are given to stands that have been judged as having stood out above others. This year, again the judging was very difficult with split decisions making the final call on the winner difficult. ...
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Volvo Team Vestas Wind skipper Nico says: 'We can win' - Part II *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, , 7:01 AM Wed 13 Aug 2014 GMT
Sail-World talks to four times Volvo Ocean race veteran, Chris Nicholson, the just confirmed skipper of Team Vestas Wind today. ‘We believe we can give this race a good shake. We will be a young team, a good mix of proven experience and new energy and enthusiasm. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race Team Vestas Wind skipper - One Design is key *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, , 6:05 AM Wed 13 Aug 2014 GMT
Chris Nicholson, (Nico) the Skipper of Team Vestas Wind is a four Volvo Ocean Race veteran, a two-time Australian Olympian with three 49er and three 505 sailing World Championships to his name. Nicholson was the skipper of the CAMPER TEAM, run by Emirates Team New Zealand (ENTZ) which came second in the 2011-12 race. He was expected to be once more the skipper of the ETNZ team had they entered ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Nicholson in race against time with latest entry *Feature By Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz, , 9:36 AM Tue 12 Aug 2014 GMT
'It doesn't take very long to explain the timeline we are on with this campaign,' says Chris Nicholson skipper of the seventh entry in the Volvo Ocean Race. 'That's because there's very little time between now and the race start!' ...
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Marine15 expands trade, networking and B2B opportunities *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 2:36 AM Tue 12 Aug 2014 GMT
Planning for Marine15 is well underway and as organisers fill the program with a mix of high calibre international and local speakers for three strands: Boating Business, Boating Safety and Marinas, they are confident there will be even more for industry at next year's event. ...
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America's Cup: Entries close but 2017 line-up remains mystery *Feature By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 7:04 AM Sat 9 Aug 2014 GMT
America's Cup organisers issued an innocuous statement after the close of entries for the 35th America's Cup. Entries closed just before midnight on August 8th in San Francisco. The statement did not even specify the number of entries received. Only one team, Team New Zealand, have announced that they have lodged an entry. ...
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See the heat with FLIR ONE *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 1:48 AM Tue 5 Aug 2014 GMT
Not only can you see in the dark, you will be able to see through walls with the latest consumer-focused personal thermal imaging product from FLIR. ...
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Multihull Central launches Aquila range at SIBS *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 12:45 AM Tue 5 Aug 2014 GMT
Multihull Central has been chosen to provide sales, marketing and brokerage for the Aquila Power Catamaran range of models, announcing the new acquisition to its brands at this year's Sydney Boat Show. ...
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Sydney International Boat Show - Days 3 & 4 *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 2:32 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Some highlights of this year's event, both on the water and at Glebe Island. ...
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Multihull Central - Covering all the bases *Feature By John Curnow, , 5:07 PM Fri 1 Aug 2014 GMT
Sometimes you hear of someone taking 30 years to become an overnight sensation. Maggie Beer went on record for saying just that, only the other day on TV. By that mark, Brent Vaughan has been building an experienced team for a long time and when the time came for the launch of Multihull Central, they too rapidly became a multihull sensation.. ...
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Sydney International Boat Show - Day 2 *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 5:22 AM Fri 1 Aug 2014 GMT
he second day of the 47th Sydney International Boat Show went off without a hitch today, with fine weather, though chilly winds and a steady flow of visitors, both on the marina and travelling to the Glebe Island venue - just 15 minutes by ferry. ...
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Sydney International Boat Show - images from Day 1 *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 10:59 AM Thu 31 Jul 2014 GMT
Blue skies, balmy temperatures, world and national premieres - it was all happening today! ...
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Pantaenius Insurance - being seen in yellow, green and orange *Feature By John Curnow, , 5:55 AM Thu 31 Jul 2014 GMT
So as to be clear, this is an unabashed and not-so-faint reference to the Tour de France, the US Masters and even the humble building site. It’s just that the notion of wearing something that is ‘hi-vis’ is entirely appropriate for the specialist marine insurer, Pantaenius. Since arriving in Australia a little over 18 months ago, they have had no trouble being see - all for the right reasons. ...
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Glide Free Foils - the dinghy foiling break thru is on the market *Feature By David Schmidt, , 5:32 PM Wed 30 Jul 2014 GMT
In 2006, the sailing world was stunned with the speed and performance of the foiling Moth, and the genie forever escaped the bottle. Flash-forward just a few short years, and the Moth Worlds were being were contested on foils; jump-forward a bit further still, and the 34th America’s Cup was won using foils. ...
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America's Cup: Alameda makes overtures on Venue hosting for San Fran *Feature By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 9:00 AM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
The City of Alameda has made a late play for the Venue hosting for the 35th America's Cup, with the release of a letter from the Mayor, Marie Gilmore. The letter appears to be an initiative from the City's America's Cup Committee, formed in the run-up to the 34th America's Cup to maximise benefits of that event for the City and Alameda district. ...
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Gold Coast Broadwater no closer to welcoming supermaxis *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 2:44 AM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
The arrival of some of the world’s fastest and largest yachts at the end of this year’s Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race was another disappointment for those hoping to see the super maxis grace the Broadwater. ...
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2014 Magnetic Island Race Week Cruising North - One for Poppy? *Feature By John Curnow, , 1:56 AM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
Ordinarily, you’d think this was a tribute to dear ol’ Grandpa or a call to arms when preparing for racing. In a way, this is a bit of both. We’re paying homage to all those owners and crew who make the great migration, just like the whales, as well as a motivational speech for all the crews sailing to Far North Queensland. ...
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Gladwell's Line: America's Cup - Joint Statement is a curious note *Feature By Richard Gladwell, , 7:39 AM Sun 27 Jul 2014 GMT
The Joint Statement issued on Friday, by four European America's Cup teams, appears to indicate a change of stance in relations between the Defender and Challengers. Most obvious absence was that of long-standing Challenger, Emirates Team New Zealand, otherwise all would have been sweetness and light. ...
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Gladwell's Line: A change of direction needed in the America's Cup *Feature By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 7:16 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
Last weekend's withdrawal of the Challenger of Record from the 35th America's Cup was a delicate piece of timing. If matters play out as expected then the Italian Challenger Luna Rossa is expected to be installed as the new Challenger of Record in early August. ...
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'Honey, Let's Go Boating!' next best-seller for Finkelstein *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 11:42 PM Sun 20 Jul 2014 GMT
The next boating Bible from dealer/broker and author, Darren Finkelstein is poised to release: 'Honey, let’s go BOATING!' According to Darren, it was the logical next step after 'Honey Let’s Buy a Boat!' ...
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America's Cup: Iain Murray explains reasons for Australian withdrawal *Feature By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, Auckland, New Zealand , 9:28 PM Sat 19 Jul 2014 GMT
Hamilton Island Yacht Club CEO, Iain Murray told Sail-World that the decision to withdraw from the 35th America’s Cup was only made in the last 48 hours. 'This challenge has grown to the point where the gap between the commercial side and the competitive costs' are out of HIYC’s comfort zone ...
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Revealing report on Search for American yacht Nina released *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, , 6:36 AM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
US based Satellite telephone company Iridium Communications failed to give New Zealand rescuers details of a dramatic final message from a missing yacht Nina until the US State Department intervened, a detailed review of the search effort has revealed. ...
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VOR 2014-15: Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing's Ian Walker has done the math *Feature By Sail-World.com, , 2:34 PM Tue 15 Jul 2014 GMT
Changes in the nature of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015 have as expected moved the race from a technical boat design competition to an emphasis on sailing ability. British Volvo Ocean Race veteran 44 year Ian Walker is very happy with the change. ...
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Taiwan's first marina a Superior effort *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 11:36 PM Mon 14 Jul 2014 GMT
The first modern marine in Kaohsiung, Taiwan was a joint project between Superior Australia and the Horizon Group, who are headquartered in this major yacht building centre. ...
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Rio cleaning up its act in the lead up to Olympic sailing test event *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 4:27 AM Sun 13 Jul 2014 GMT
As the football World Cup wraps up in Brazil, Brazil's President says the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be a top priority . The next fixture on the calendar for Rio is Aquece Rio, the first of the sailing test events, to be held 2 to 9 August, 10 Olympic classes will compete of Marina da Gloria, an area notorious for accumulating rubbish on its foreshores and its foul-smelling water. ...
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