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ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Gold medals for Australia By Cora Zillich, , 5:25 PM Sun 30 Nov 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final Abu Dhabi 2014: Burton kicked-off a successful medal race day for Australia with World Champions and World number one in the Men’s 470 class Mat Belcher (QLD) and Will Ryan (QLD) following suit. While Burton won his medal race to finish off a strong week in the lead, a fifth place in the medal race was enough for Belcher and Ryan to seal the deal. ...
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VX One Pittwater to Sydney Challenge: Cracker day offshore for VX Ones By Andrew York, Sydney, New South Wales , 5:02 PM Sun 30 Nov 2014 GMT
VX One Pittwater to Sydney: In early September we had a meeting at the CYCA to discuss our plans for the season. At this meeting I asked the owners what their thoughts were about towing the boats up the coast to Pittwater one morning when the breeze was light and the sea pretty flat and then sailing back to Sydney in the building Nor-east seabreeze. Their reaction was 'shit yeah, let’s do it!'. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: 'Very sad news' as Team Vestas Wind grounds + Videos By Dongfeng Race Team, , 3:16 PM Sun 30 Nov 2014 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15: Thankfully Race Control has confirmed that the crew has now been rescued and will stay on the Íle du Sud, where there is a house and some facilities. All the crew are safe and nobody is injured. However this is the kind of incident that is always hard for other teams to digest, as there is always the lingering thought of ‘it could have happened to any one of us.’ ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica describes role in Vestas grounding By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 10:20 AM Sun 30 Nov 2014 GMT
Team Alvimedica has resumed racing toward Abu Dhabi, after diverting yesterday afternoon to stand by until early morning today to assist in the rescue of fellow Volvo Ocean Race competitor Team Vestas Wind after they ran aground off Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. ...
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Star performance seals Blackmores MC38 Open win By Lisa Ratcliff, , 9:22 AM Sun 30 Nov 2014 GMT
Blackmores MC38 Open Regatta 2014: Race five looked lost to Dark Star when an infringement, their first ever in the class, punted them to the rear of the fleet. Once again a back seat proved the best motivator, and Bacon, prized tactician Cameron Miles and the rest on board the RPAYC MC38 clawed back to be third at the finish. ...
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18ft Skiffs: W.C. 'Trappy' Duncan Memorial Trophy By Frank Quealey - Australian 18 Footers League, , 8:47 AM Sun 30 Nov 2014 GMT
18ft Skiffs: The Smeg boys revelled 20+ knots north east wind to lead the fleet from the start and were untroubled to take the victory by a comfortable 1m14s from Coopers 62-Rag and Famish Hotel (Jack Macartney, Mark Kennedy, Stuart Wells). Mojo Wine, skippered by Australian 16 Footer champion Lee Knapton, and crewed by Ricky Bridge and Mike McKensey, was a further 1m16s back in third place. ...
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Sydney Short Ocean Racing - Nine Dragons and JustaDash to claim titles By Di Pearson, MHYC Media, , 8:03 AM Sun 30 Nov 2014 GMT
Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship 2014: Cox’s crew revelled in the gusty north-east and northerly winds, sailing first a windward-leeward race, followed by a triangle-sausage course, winning both races to take Division one by five points from Darryl Hodgkinson’s Cookson 50, Victoire (CYCA). Victoire won the Lion Island Race yesterday, but failed to make an impression today. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup - Final day for Laser and Laser Radial Fleets By ISAF, , 5:09 AM Sun 30 Nov 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Abu Dhabi - There is minimal separation in both fleets ahead of Sunday’s double points do or die Medal Races following a thrilling penultimate day of racing. With the Medal Race places decided the competitors will be fighting it out for ISAF Sailing World Cup Final glory as well as a share of the USD$200,000 prize money. ...
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2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Medal Race places decided By ISAF, , 4:01 AM Sun 30 Nov 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Abu Dhabi - The Medal Race places in the ten Olympic and open kiteboarding events were decided at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates after a tense day of competition. ...
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Phuket King’s Cup 2014: Life in the 40-something zone By Guy Nowell. Sail-World Asia, Phuket, Thailand , 2:26 AM Sun 30 Nov 2014 GMT
With racing starting on Monday and a 92-boat fleet registered (and there are always a few latecomers), the 2014 Phuket King’s Cup looks to be a vintage edition of this Asian classic. Inaugurated in 1987 as a birthday tribute to His Majesty King Bhumiphol Adulyadej, ‘The Sailor King’, who won a gold medal at the SEA Games when Peter Cummins was still a lad, ...
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2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Belcher-Ryan lead the Men’s 470 By Cora Zillich, , 2:15 AM Sun 30 Nov 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Abu Dhabi - World Champions Mat Belcher (NSW) and Will Ryan (NSW) will lead the 470 Men ten-boat medal race line up on Sunday (30 November) after a solid two, two scoreline from Saturday’s two races at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind abandoned + Video from Alvimedica *Feature By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 1:16 AM Sun 30 Nov 2014 GMT
The crew of the Volvo Ocean Race have abandoned their yacht and are in life rafts tethered to the reef awaiting for daylight and to be taken off by the crew of a nearby coastguard station at first light. In two videos Team Alvimedica skipper, Charlie Enright reports from the scene, two hours before daylight, and Volvo Ocean Race CEO, Knut Frostad updates from Race HQ in Alicante ...
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Is $10k enough to get you to the Etchells Australian Championship? By john Curnow, , 11:12 PM Sat 29 Nov 2014 GMT
OK. Fessing up. You can’t have it all, but you can have a piece of it as a travel subsidy! January 11 to 16, 2015 and based out of the Royal South Australian Yacht Squadron are the key logistical facts. It will be sailed on the waters of the Gulf of St Vincent. 'It should be pretty warm, if not hot, with fresh winds and quite a few waves', as Etchells President, Jake Gunther commented. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica stand by stricken Team Vestas Wind By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 10:21 PM Sat 29 Nov 2014 GMT
Team Alvimedica Navigator Will Oxley shares this update from on board, as they stand by the stricken Team Vestas Wind, which has run aground and will be abandoned in the Volvo Ocean Race. 'We are in contact with Vestas every 30 minutes on VHF radio whilst we wait for dawn at which time the local coast guard should be able to help effect a rescue. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind hits reef and will be abandoned *Feature By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 8:47 PM Sat 29 Nov 2014 GMT
The Danish flagged entry, and newest boat on the Volvo Ocean race, Team Vestas Wind, has struck a reek off Mauritius and will be abandoned. ...
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Club Marine Series – You just have to love him. By John Curnow, , 1:32 PM Sat 29 Nov 2014 GMT
Yes. Huey does have a heart. Well, at least that’s exactly what the God of Wind wants you to think of him. Almost in spite, or was it redemption, he turned on a bright, sunny and warm 25˚C day with consistent Sou’souwesters of 10-15knots. Most could remember, but probably chose to forget Round Two back at the beginning of the November, which was blown out. ...
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First Abu Dhabi, ISAF Sailing World Cup medals decided By ISAF, , 12:09 PM Sat 29 Nov 2014 GMT
The first medals have been decided at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. A testing breeze in the region of 8-12 knots greeted the Women’s RS:X, Laser, 49erFX, Women’s 470 and Finn racers for the morning session of Medal Races. ...
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2014 Blackmores MC38 Pittwater Regatta - Dark Star rises early By Lisa Ratcliff, , 10:52 AM Sat 29 Nov 2014 GMT
2014 Blackmores MC38 Pittwater Regatta - The local MC38 Dark Star took the early series lead on the magic opening day of the Blackmores MC38 Open regatta, a result of tidy crew work rather than local knowledge assures owner John Bacon. ...
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SSORC 2014: Images by Crosbie Lorimer By Crosbie Lorimer, Sydney , 10:25 AM Sat 29 Nov 2014 GMT
Given the mid morning start to their short passage race to Lion Island and back for the first race of the Short Ocean Racing Series, things were looking a little quiet for the IRC and PHS divisions. But PRO Denis Thompson had barely raised the AP flag than the expected nor'easter started to build across the harbour and the fleet got away minutes later. ...
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Intrigue’s light weather wins in Long Race Series By Peter Campbell, , 9:04 AM Sat 29 Nov 2014 GMT
Veteran Hobart yachtsman Don Calvert underlined his skills as a light weather helmsman on the Derwent today, steering his 30-year-old Intrigue to a double handicap victory in the Combined Clubs Long Race Series. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Tropical depression proves to be circuit breaker *Feature By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 8:24 AM Sat 29 Nov 2014 GMT
The seven strong fleet in the Volvo Ocean Race have been split in two by the effects of a tropical depression over the past 24 hours or so. Having been in close contact for the first week of the race, and covered by about 25nm, the lead group positioned to the east gained a 20nm lead over the three boats positioned to the west, off the coast of Mauritius. ...
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Sydney Short Ocean Racing Champs - Victoire and About Time gun boats By Di Pearson, , 8:06 AM Sat 29 Nov 2014 GMT
2014 Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship - Darryl Hodgkinson sailed his Cookson 50 to first place on day one of Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s 37th Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship (SSORC), in the race from Sydney Harbour to Lion Island and return today. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Tropical motorway By Robbert-Jan Metselaar, , 7:36 AM Sat 29 Nov 2014 GMT
Team Brunel has sailed into the tropical depression. Although the wind has moderated slightly, it is still blowing at 32 knots (61 km/h) from the south east. ...
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2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Abu Dhabi - Leaderboards shape up By ISAF, , 5:02 AM Sat 29 Nov 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Abu Dhabi - The leaderboards across the ten Olympic and open kiteboarding event at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, UAE are shaping up ahead of the penultimate day of racing. ...
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Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image - Last opportunity to vote! By Bernard Schopfer, , 4:09 AM Sat 29 Nov 2014 GMT
The ‘Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2014’ competition is proving more popular than ever. In just under a month, no less than 50,000 people have visited the event website and viewed 380,000 pages, whilst more than 28,000 people have already voted for their favorite photograph. The social networks have been hugely successful too, with uncountable mentions, ‘shares’ and ‘likes’. ...
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