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Taylor Canfield prepares to defend World Championship title By Alpari World Match Racing Tour, , 5:19 PM Thu 24 Apr 2014 GMT
In the lead up to the season opening event of the 2014 Alpari World Match Racing Tour in Germany, we catch up with defending ISAF Match Racing World Champion Taylor Canfield on his preparations for the 2014 World Tour. In early 2013 Taylor Canfield was announced as one of the new Tour Card holders for the Alpari World Match Racing Tour. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series - Extreme 40s ready for Act 3 battle in Qingdao By Extreme Sailing Series, , 4:42 PM Thu 24 Apr 2014 GMT
Act 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series is set to begin in a week with the fleet of 12 Extreme 40s, including home nation entry ‘Team Extreme Qingdao’ set to line up on one of the most notorious stadium racecourses on the global tour, for the ‘Double Star Mingren’ Cup, 1-4 May. ...
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Student Yachting World Cup - 34th edition announced + Video By Icarus Sailing Media, , 4:23 PM Thu 24 Apr 2014 GMT
The Student Yachting World Cup is an event organized each year in France by students for students. Created in 1979 under the name of Course de l'Europe, the cup was just meant to great participants from Western Europe. But, as time went by, more and more Eastern European countries joined the cup. That's why the Course de l'Europe changed its name to become the SYWoC. ...
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Great Britain claims race 11 lead By Clipper Ventures, , 3:50 PM Thu 24 Apr 2014 GMT
In the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, as the clothing layers and miles to finish continue to be shed, a tactical shift by Great Britain towards the rhumb line has seen the team take the lead in race 11. Team Garmin is now neck and neck with Derry~Londonderry~Doire in second place as the sprint to the Scoring Gate shapes up. ...
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Rolex China Sea Race - Veterans steal the headlines By KPMS, , 3:28 PM Thu 24 Apr 2014 GMT
In the 2014 Rolex China Sea Race, two yachtsmen seemingly in the twilight of their sailing careers stole the headlines and plaudits at a memorable edition of the event. Syd Fischer, 87 years young, a veteran of 45 Rolex Sydney Hobarts, winner of the Rolex Fastnet in 1971 and five-time challenger of the America’s Cup, skippered Ragamuffin 90, the race’s largest and fastest boat to line honours. ...
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Elliott 7 Australian Titles at Batemans Bay By Jim Walsh, Sydney , 2:10 PM Thu 24 Apr 2014 GMT
Elliott 7's are descending from Albury, Griffith, Canberra and Sydney for the Elliott 7 National titles, held in conjunction with the Batamans Bay Anzac weekend regatta. With several previous Australian champion boats with new owners competing it will be a quality fleet. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres: More glamour conditions on day 4 +Video By Daniel Smith, , 11:41 AM Thu 24 Apr 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2014 - More of the same is expected on the fourth day of racing with a morning north westerly breeze in between 3-6 knots turning to the west and increasing to 9-12 knots at midday. As the day goes on a south westerly breeze in between 13-16 knots will ensure more great racing on the French Riviera. ...
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Land Rover Winter Series opens with Great Veterans Race By Jennifer Crooks, , 11:26 AM Thu 24 Apr 2014 GMT
The Land Rover Winter Series - conducted by the Cruising Yacht of Australia, gets underway this Sunday 27 April from 11am, with the traditional Great Veterans and Ladies Day races. The Great Veteran’s Race, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s annual tribute to those classic Sydney Hobart Yacht race yachts that sailed south in the 1940s, 50s, 60s and 70s, and early 80’s, is a non-spinnaker race. ...
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Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Laser Radial Breakthrough for Australia?? By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, , 10:34 AM Thu 24 Apr 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Young Queensland Laser Radial sailor Ashley Stoddart made personal history yesterday, with her first ever Sailing World Cup Race win. ...
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ISAF SWC Hyères: Australian Sailing Team lead in three Olympic classes By Cora Zillich, , 7:42 AM Thu 24 Apr 2014 GMT
At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères in France on Wednesday the Gold fleet racing got underway with tense competition in all classes. Australian Sailing Team athletes finishing the day leading in three of the Olympic classes - 470M, Nacra17 and the Laser fleet. ...
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Team GBR’s Sparky on the Road to Rio (Part Two) *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, , 7:28 AM Thu 24 Apr 2014 GMT
GBR Team Manager Stephen Park has led Great Britain’s Sailing Team in the Olympic and Paralympic Classes – to great success on the world stage over the last 13 years. ...
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Boaters to have improved access to Cabbage Tree Harbour By AAP Medianet, , 3:09 AM Thu 24 Apr 2014 GMT
Boaters will have improved access to Cabbage Tree Harbour by the end of this year with major upgrade work to the Norah Head boat ramp at Bald Street in Norah Head to start on Monday. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - 470 Women, action shots by Thom Touw By Sail-World.com, , 2:00 AM Thu 24 Apr 2014 GMT
Thom Touw was on site to capture these images of 470 Women's racing action at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres. ...
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RC44 Cascais Cup - Smashing conditions on opening day By Jo Grindley, , 9:31 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
At the RC44 Cascais Cup, conditions couldn’t have been better for the opening day. With the sun out, a wind that started light and built to a solid 20 knots, combined with a long rolling swell coming in from the Atlantic, it is no coincidence that Portugal’s sailing mecca is renowned internationally. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - More day 3 images by Franck Socha By Sail-World.com, , 9:30 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
Photographer Franck Socha was on deck to capture these images during day three of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Postma takes Finn control on day 3 By Robert Deaves, , 8:50 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, Pieter-Jan Postma (NED) took control of proceedings on the third day with two great victories to take a commanding lead at the top of the scoresheet at the half way stage. He holds an 18 point lead over Caleb Paine (USA) and 19 over third placed Thomas Le Breton (FRA). ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Tense gold fleet racing + Video By Daniel Smith, ISAF, , 8:49 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
On day three of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, gold fleet racing got underway with tense competition across ten Olympic and two Paralympic events. With a full complement of races completed thus far the leader boards are shaping up nicely with fine margins between the world's top sailing talents. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 3 images by Franck Socha By Sail-World.com, , 8:41 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
Photographer Franck Socha was out on the water to capture these images during day three of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres. ...
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Team GBR on the Road to Rio (Part One) By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, , 7:07 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
GBR Team Manager Stephen Park has led Great Britain’s Sailing Team in the Olympic and Paralympic Classes – to unrivalled success on the world stage since 2001. Great Britain is now the most successful Olympic classes sailing nation and sailing has been one of the nation’s consistently high performing sports at the past three Olympic Games. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series - ‘Team Extreme Qingdao’ home nation entry By Extreme Sailing Series, , 5:11 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
In a little over one week, China’s 2008 ‘Olympic Sailing City’ of Qingdao will welcome the formidable fleet of Extreme 40s for Act 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series to Fushan Bay, with the home nation entry ‘Team Extreme Qingdao’ bolstering the elite level racing fleet to 12 boats, including two of China’s top sailing stars. ...
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Sport NZ gives Lifetime Achievement Award to ISAF's Adrienne Greenwood By ISAF, , 4:50 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
ISAF Vice President Adrienne Greenwood has been given a Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards, held in Christchurch, New Zealand. Greenwood is a well-known figure within the sailing community. In addition to being involved with the sport at the grassroots coaching level, she has had a number of significant management and governance roles. ...
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ISAF MNAs encouraged to apply for IOC Olympic Solidarity funding By ISAF, , 4:31 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
ISAF Member National Authorities (MNAs) are encouraged to apply for IOC Olympic Solidarity funding ahead of the approaching deadline. Applications for 'Rio 2016' funding have been open since March and MNAs are required to complete their proposals to National Olympic Committees (NOCs) before the end of June 2014 when the application process will close. ...
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ISAF seeks interest from Performance Sail Training providers By ISAF, , 4:20 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
The International Sailing Federation is inviting letters of interest from Performance Sail Training providers wishing to be listed by ISAF as an 'Approved Training Centre'. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series - David Gilmour to skipper GAC Pindar in Act 3 By Adam Tanous, , 2:39 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
Act 3 of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series is set to take place 1-4 May in Qingdao, China. Team GAC Pindar has named talented young sailor David Gilmour as skipper for the Act. 22-year-old David, son of America’s Cup veteran Peter Gilmour, will take over the reins from fellow Australian Seve Jarvin as the team focuses on securing its first race victory. ...
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Stakes approach boiling point By Clipper Ventures, , 2:21 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
In the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, temperatures have continued to build in the PSP Logistics Panama 100 Cup and as the barometer rises, the race stakes are approaching boiling point. Less than 10 miles now separates the top half of the leaderboard, and with the scoring gate now under 300 miles away, a drag race is well and truly on and is too close to call. ...
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