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Australian Hansa Class Championships - Testing conditions on Day 2 By Australian Hansa Class Association, , 7:25 AM Mon 21 Apr 2014 GMT
On day 2 of the Australian Hansa Class Championships 2014 racing at Goolwa Regatta Yacht Club presented plenty of challenges for sailors and the race management team. ...
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Quantum Key West 2015 dates confirmed By Premiere Racing, , 12:43 AM Mon 21 Apr 2014 GMT
Classes and sailors from across the country and around the globe already have Quantum Key West 2015 on their winter calendars. Boats ranging in size from 23 to 72 feet will compete in the waters off America's southernmost city during the 28th edition of Key West Race Week, scheduled for January 18-23. ...
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Rob and Nic Douglass take fifth NSW State Championships By Nicole Douglass, Sydney , 12:34 AM Mon 21 Apr 2014 GMT
The 37th NSW Tasar Championships wrapped up yesterday with a total of eight races for the series held on Botany Bay from Georges River Sailing Club. After being postponed for over an hour on shore, race 7 got away in a building easterly after one general recall. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres: Anticipation intensifies as start nears By ISAF, , 11:57 PM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
he ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres is all set to commence tomorrow, Monday April 21, with the boat parks now bustling with anticipation as 1,100 sailors from 61 nations fine tune their equipment ahead of racing. The event will bring the 2013-2014 World Cup series to a close and with Olympic heroes, World Champions and ISAF Sailing World Cup medallists in abundance, the racing will be intense. ...
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Clipper Round the World Race - Race 11 start images by Chuck Lantz By Anna Parker, Sail-World.com, , 6:12 PM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Photographer Chuck Lantz was on deck to capture these images as the fleet set sail in the PSP Logistics Panama 100 Cup, race 11 of the 2013-14 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. ...
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Sail Brisbane - Steady breeze comes as a relief on day three 3:46 PM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Sail Brisbane 2014 - After the fleet was held ashore due to light westerly winds in the morning, which have plagued the 2014 Sail Brisbane regatta, they were finally given the opportunity to enjoy a nice steady Queensland Seabreeze. The wind settled finally at around 10knots and made for some interesting racing across the three courses. ...
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Rolex China Sea Race 2014 - Pryde and Joy for Hi Fi By Regattanews, , 11:25 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Rolex China Sea Race 2014 - 'It was incredibly close racing,' enthused Pryde. 'To be this close after so many miles is amazing. It was the same all the way down. We were never out of sight of the other boats so you could not relax one moment.' ...
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QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone - Perseverance may yet pay off By Nigel Statham, Brisbane , 11:22 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
For the QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race fleet it has been a frustrating day, with some of the competitors going faster backwards than forwards. ...
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Brisbane to Gladstone Race - Morticia takes second place By Chris Dewar, Gladstone , 10:24 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Morticia have crossed the line second in the 2014 50th Brisbane to Gladstone Multihull Yacht race. Morticia won the start but were quickly passed by BOQ Team Australia. ...
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Clipper Round The World Race - A flying start on Day 1 of Race 11 By Clipper Ventures, , 10:11 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
On Day 1 of Race 11 of the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race 2013-14, The PSP Logistics Panama 100 Cup, after a spectacular send-off from San Francisco, USA the 12 strong fleet competing pulled no punches as the 3,300 mile race to panama got off to a flying start. ...
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Audi IRC Australian Championship - Champions crowned in Newcastle By Lisa Ratcliff, , 9:53 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Audi IRC Australian Championship 2014 - Race seven got underway in a 6kt sou’easter following an hour and a half postponement. Race eight was christened the ‘Newcastle BBQ’, a triangle, triangle and sausage format also called the ‘two chops and a sausage’ course. ...
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Toyota Optimist Nationals: McKenzie scores hat-trick of wins on Day 4 By Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz, , 6:28 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Kohimaramara YC sailor, Scott McKenzie, has extended his lead in the 2014 Toyota Optimist Nationals with three wins on the third day of the regatta. Conditions were testing for the 270 strong fleet with squalls of up to 36kts hitting one fleet. ...
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Cammas on Caudrelier – different styles, same objective By Jon Bramley, , 4:42 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
2014 -15 Volvo Ocean Race - Franck Cammas bucks the trend of top class ocean racers who tend to be built on the very massive side. But the little Frenchman still ranks as one of the toughest around, a man whose word is law on any boat he choses to skipper. Ask him about Charles Caudrelier, though, and he immediately breaks into a broad smile. ...
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Fleet sets sail in race 11 By Marina Thomas, , 3:09 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
The PSP Logistics Panama Cup, race 11 of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, set sail today with San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge providing the perfect backdrop for the 12-strong fleet of identical matched 70-foot boats. ...
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BOQ Team Australia wins Brisbane to Gladstone Multihull Yacht Race By Chris Dewar, Gladstone , 11:38 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
BOQ Team Australia led the fleet from the first mark to the finish to take line honours in the 2014 50th Brisbane to Gladstone Multihull Yacht Race at 5:59pm on Saturday evening. With an elapsed time of one day, six hours and 39 minutes, BOQ Team Australia were unable to get close to their 2012 Brisbane to Gladstone race record of 16 hours 28 minutes. ...
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Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race - Fleet continue to drift By Nigel Statham, Brisbane , 11:32 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
After a night of light to calm winds, frustration turned to despair for quite a few of the yachts in the Qantaslink 66th Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race this morning. At the 9am sked, Whitebirds and Frantic advised of their retirement from the race with ten yachts at the back of the fleet only now approaching Sandy Cape buoy and drifting in circles waiting for a sea breeze to eventuate. ...
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Masters lead the way in the 37th NSW Tasar Championships By Nicole Douglass, Sydney , 11:02 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
The second day for the 37th NSW Tasar Championships was sailed yesterday in a 12 to 18 knot sou’easterly on the waters of Botany Bay from Georges River Sailing Club. After doing three races in exceptionally variable conditions on Good Friday, all were happy to have some consistent strength on the race track! ...
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NSW International Moth Championship - Images by Warwick Crossman By Warwick Crossman, Pittwater , 8:56 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
Dinghy Fever was out on Pittwater and captured these images from day Two of the NSW International Moth Championship, hosted by BYRA (Bayview Yacht Racing Assoc). ...
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Australian Hansa Class Championships - Light winds on day 1 By Shauna Phillips, , 6:36 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
As predicted, light winds met the fleet on the first day of competition at the 2014 Dominant Australian Hansa Class Championships at Goolwa Regatta Yacht Club. ...
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Race 11 to get underway to Panama By Clipper Round the World, , 5:11 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
In the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, the PSP Logistics Panama 100 Cup, which is Race 11, gets underway today (Saturday) at 1300 local time in San Francisco (2000 UTC). This very tactical race from the Californian city to Panama will take approximately three weeks to complete. The race sees the teams transit the Panama Canal in its centenary year before starting Race 12 to Jamaica. ...
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Rolex China Sea Race - Hi Fi collects the coveted IRC Overall title By RHKYC Media, , 3:06 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
The second major prize of the 2014 Rolex China Sea Race was decided in Subic Bay this morning, as Hi Fi held Bryon Ehrhart’s TP52 Lucky to a two minute lead on the water to ensure that Neil Pryde’s Welbourne 52 collects the coveted IRC Overall title for the second time in four years. ...
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Sail Brisbane - Challenging conditions on day 2 By Andrew Gough, Queensland , 1:49 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
Light westerly winds have plagued day two of racing at the 2014 Sail Brisbane regatta, held on Moreton Bay at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron. As the race committee battled the fickle conditions to get racing underway, there were however moments of moderate breeze that allowed for some racing to begin. ...
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Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race - Black Jack claims Line Honours By Nigel Statham, Brisbane , 1:43 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
Black Jack took line honours in the 2014 QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race at 8.50pm on Saturday night with an elapsed time of one day nine hours 50 minutes and 17 seconds. ...
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50th Brisbane to Gladstone Multihull Yacht Race update By Chris Dewar, Gladstone , 10:39 AM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
The 2014 50th Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race is well underway. The race commenced yesterday at 11:20 with Morticia winning the start. BOQ Team Australia then powered ahead and established an early lead over the fleet. They rounded the first mark in front with Morticia in second place. The positions remained the same as they rounded the second and third marks with Chillpill in third place. ...
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2014 Toyota Optimist Nationals: Leaders unchanged after Day 2 By Angus Haslett, , 9:35 AM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
Day 2 of the Toyota National Championship got off to a great start with a huge pod of dolphins putting on a magnificent display just off Manly Beach. The top sailors showed consistency with Scott McKenzie sailing in the Yellow fleet, holding onto first place, with two wins and a third from the three races sailed. He leads by 1pt from Lewis Anderson (KYC) and Sam Bacon (Worser Bay) third ...
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