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Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng release first DroneCam video from Leg 3 By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 2:29 AM Tue 27 Jan 2015 GMT
Winner of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Dongfeng, have released footage taken from a drone launched from the Volvo Ocean Race yacht, as she sails in light airs on the last days of Leg 3 of the race. It is believed to be the first time a drone, launched from a competitor, has been used in a major ocean race. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Chinese team set historic first with home port win By Sail-World, , 1:42 AM Tue 27 Jan 2015 GMT
World sailing history was created earlier today when Dongfeng Race Team became the first Chinese yacht to have a win in a premier trans-ocean racing event. Her win was also a first in the 41-year history of the Volvo Ocean Race. At 1131hrs UTC the Chinese flagged entry emphatically won Leg 3 in their home port of Sanya to take the overall leadin the 40,000nm event with six stages to go. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind arrives on time in Genoa + Video By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 9:38 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
On the morning of the 26th of January, the Maersk Line ship MV Stockholm delivered the Team Vestas Wind's damaged VO65 to the port in Genoa, Italy. From here she will be taken to the Persico building facilty where the rebuild of the wrecked boat will be undertaken. The team's goal is to rejoin the race in Lisbon, Portugal in June, 2015. ...
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Australia Day in the Volvo Ocean Race,Festival of Sail, Miami and more By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, , 9:11 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Australian Stacey Jackson was very excited about today. No, it’s not because it’s the final full day at sea for Team SCA on the long Abu Dhabi Volvo Ocean Race Leg three. Nope, Stacey Jackson was very excited because it’s Australia Day. ...
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America's Cup - Virgin considers backing Ben Ainslie after breakdown By James Quinn, , 8:12 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is considering backing Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup bid, in a move that would propel the fortunes of the Olympic gold medallist yet further. Sir Ben is believed to have asked the Virgin billionaire to consider backing the venture when he and his new wife, Georgie Thompson, spent time on Sir Richard’s Necker Island in January. ...
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Alpari World Match Racing Tour - Monsoon Cup preview By Alpari World Match Racing Tour, , 7:01 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
The final event of the 2014 Alpari World Match Racing Tour, Monsoon Cup Malaysia, is to take place in its new home of Johor, the southernmost state of Malaysia, over 10th-14th February. In addition to being the grand finale of the Tour, the event will also see the 2014 ISAF Match Racing World Champion crowned. ...
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Barcelona World Race - A game of chase By Barcelona World Race, , 6:52 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
In the Barcelona World Race the two lead boats are preparing for a gruelling 3,500-mile game of chase across the Southern Ocean, until the next natural gateway of the course, Cape Leeuwin in south-west Australia. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race – Frostad says Caudrelier proving them wrong *Feature By Rob Kothe & Jedda Murphy, , 3:30 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
40 year old Charles Caudrelier the skipper of race leader Dongfeng was a major figure of the winning French team Groupama in 2011-12 . With the Dongfeng team now approaching Sanya, almost unstoppable, its worthwhile hearing from Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad who is hugely pleased with the current on water situation. ...
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Australia Day at the Festival of Sails By Festival of Sails Media, , 3:27 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
Festival of Sails in Geelong, an hour south west of Melbourne, on Australia Day, some wear funny hats, wave flags patriotically, paint their faces blue, red and white and enjoy the shoreside ambience. Others dress in matching battle gear and head out onto Corio Bay to await the race officer’s preparatory signal and start sequence. ...
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NSW 18ft Skiff Championship wide open By Frank Quealey, , 3:15 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
NSW 18ft Skiff Championship - The fourth different winner from four races sailed to date has the Championship wide open going into next Sunday’s last race of the series on Sydney Harbour. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Last day drag race to Sanya By Rob Kothe & Jedda Murphy, , 12:58 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race. The northerly drag race continues, with the stable light wind forecast to drop slightly. The boats have all remained in position, if anything cementing their places with gaps between them increasing slightly through the night. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Australia Day onboard Team SCA By Corinna Halloran, , 12:44 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Stacey Jackson is very excited about today. No, it’s not because today is the final full day at sea. And it’s not because we’ve finished our ‘Great Vietnamese Tack-Off.’ Nope, Stacey Jackson is very excited because it’s Australia Day. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Tense onboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing By Matt Knighton, , 12:34 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Sailing in a straight line was never supposed to be as tense as this. We’ve been pointing at Sanya for almost a day now and fortunately, Alvimedica, MAPFRE, and Brunel far enough back to not be in AIS range anymore. The problem is they’re not in AIS range anymore. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Dongfeng Race Team pushing hard! By Jack Bouttell, , 12:29 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - After what can only be described as a frustrating few days of wind and current conditions in the Malacca Strait, the shipping lanes we had to pass were a bit more entertaining as it was upwind which meant some tacking. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 3 Finish - Live video feed By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 10:58 AM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
Tune in here to see the finish of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean race in Sanya. Will sailing history be made? Can Dongfeng become the first Chinese flagged yacht to win a Leg in a Round the World Race? ...
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2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Countdown begins By ISAF, , 2:31 AM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Bigger than ever in 2015, with an atmosphere crackling with adrenaline, the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella, was ground zero on Sunday as competitors from 63 countries made their final preparations. ...
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Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta and Lakefest - Just weeks away By Mel Steiner, , 1:58 AM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
2015 Heaven Can Wait Regatta - Yes, only a few weeks to go before the 2015 Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta – the biggest mixed fleet regatta on Lake Macquarie and the only 24 hour overnight round the cans race in Australia. ...
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2015 Festival of Sails -Heavy conditions challenge racers By Lisa Ratcliff, , 1:37 AM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
2015 Festival of Sails - Race officer on the outer harbour Rating Series course, Greg Sinclair, declared today’s conditions the heaviest he’s seen in all the Festival of Sails regattas. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Donfeng set to create a piece of sailing history By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 9:19 PM Sun 25 Jan 2015 GMT
The Chinese entry Dong looks set to create sailing sailing history when she finishes first on Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Sanya in two days time. Includes video Currently Dongfeng is 250 nm to the finish line in Sanya and the chasing pack with ADOR ahead in second place 55+ nm behind the Chinese team. ...
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Barcelona World Race - First of the iconic Great Capes has been passed By Barcelona World Race, , 5:59 PM Sun 25 Jan 2015 GMT
The first of the iconic Great Capes has been passed in the Barcelona World Race with Cheminées Poujoulat rounding the Cape of Good Hope earlier this morning. Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam passed 20°E around 400 miles south of Cape Agulhas – the southernmost tip of Africa – at 0935am (UTC) today and have begun the Indian Ocean leg of their race around Antarctica. ...
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Classic 18fters racing on Sydney Harbour By Sail-World, , 12:27 PM Sun 25 Jan 2015 GMT
The Classic 18fters were racing again on Saturday on Sydney harbour. Michael Chittenden caught the action from a shore vantage point. ...
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2015 Festival of Sails - Dominos fall as cruising results are decided By Laura McKee, , 10:04 AM Sun 25 Jan 2015 GMT
2015 Festival of Sails - The cruising and multihull divisions provided the best action shots from the penultimate day of racing at the Festival of Sails presented by Rex Gorell Land Rover. ...
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2015 Festival of Sails - Wipe-outs and more By Festival of Sails, , 9:23 AM Sun 25 Jan 2015 GMT
2015 Festival of Sails - Conditions were hectic for the Festival of Sails fleet due to a howling west sou’west breeze gusting to 28 knots inshore and 33 offshore that whipped up Corio Bay and put the acid test on boat handling skills. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Can Dongfeng still hang on for a Sanya win?? By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, , 8:13 AM Sun 25 Jan 2015 GMT
When race leader Dongfeng rounded Singapore 60+ nautical miles ahead of the chasing pack, it looked like the final 1200 miles of Leg three would be a procession but over the last day, the Volvo Ocean race leg from Abu Dhabi to Sanya China appears to have tightened incredibly. ...
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122 year old yacht to contest 179th Australia Day Regatta By Peter Campbell, , 6:34 AM Sun 25 Jan 2015 GMT
One of Australia’s oldest racing yachts, the gaff cutter Kelpie, built 122 years ago, tomorrow (January 26) will contest the world’s oldest continuously conducted regatta, the 179th Australia Day Regatta on Sydney Harbour. ...
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