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Viper 640 Demo Day
By Jon Stubbs, western australia ,
8:15 PM Wed 4 Dec 2013 GMT
If you’ve seen the Vipers flashing by on the Swan River and wondered what they are like to sail…. Now’s your opportunity to give them a go. The Viper 640 class is holding an Open Day where demonstration sails are available to interested sailors. The Open Day is on Sunday 15th December, from 9:30 until 12:00pm. ...
Pictorial: ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne (Part 3)
By Sail-World, ,
7:49 PM Wed 4 Dec 2013 GMT
Enjoy this third selection of photos in a series of three galleries from the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne. The action shots were captured on location at Sandringham by photographer Jeff Crow. ...
Mini Transat - Series boat victory for Aymeric Belloir
By Solene Rennuit,
7:30 PM Wed 4 Dec 2013 GMT
In the Mini Transat, the skipper of Tout le Monde Chante contre le Cancer crossed the finish line at Pointe-à-Pitre on Wednesday 4 December at 13h 57mn 27s local time (17h 57mn 27s GMT). His elapsed time is 21d 09h 12mn 27s. His average speed over the course has been 7.16 knots. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup - Weir and Drozdovskaya embrace competition
By ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne, ,
6:01 PM Wed 4 Dec 2013 GMT
Krystal Weir (AUS) and Tatiana Drozdovskaya (BLR) are embracing the competition at ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne with China's Dongshuang Zheng. Zheng defeated Drozdovskaya at ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao on the final day but the Belorussian has hit back in Melbourne. ...
Pictorial: ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne (Part 2)
By Sail-World, ,
4:45 PM Wed 4 Dec 2013 GMT
Enjoy this second selection in a series of three galleries from the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne. The photos were captured on location in Sandringham by photographer Jeff Crow (Sport the Library). ...
Phuket King's Cup 2013 - Gallery 3
By Guy Nowell, Guy Nowell Photography, Phuket, Thailand ,
4:42 PM Wed 4 Dec 2013 GMT
A mixed day on the water today at the Phuket King's Cup - a little bit of this, a little bit of that. A little bit of haze, a little bit of sunshine, and a little bit of breeze. Long reaching courses for the Cruising divisions, and more windward/leewards for the Racing classes. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race: Terrifyingly close start to Race 5
By Clipper Ventures PLC, ,
4:28 PM Wed 4 Dec 2013 GMT
In the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, after a terrifyingly close start to Race 5 yesterday and with less than 2000 miles until the fleet reach Sydney, the 12- strong teams are already staging one of the most tactical races to date. ...
Venues for 2014 RC44 Championship Tour confirmed
By Jo Grindley, ,
4:22 PM Wed 4 Dec 2013 GMT
The venues for the eighth season of the RC44 Championship Tour have now been confirmed. Two new venues will make their debut, alongside three RC44 favorites. The season will start in the Caribbean next February, where the class will be welcomed for the first time by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in Virgin Gorda. ...
Monsoon Cup - Missed moment for Team Gilmour
By Team Gilmour, ,
4:15 PM Wed 4 Dec 2013 GMT
This update has been a long time coming and it has been good for us as a team to reflect on how the Monsoon Cup went for us. Following the first day with Pete filling in for David, while the races were kept close and there were moments of brilliance, we ended with a score of zero wins and three losses. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne - Outteridge and Wearn interview
By Cora Zillich, ,
4:07 PM Wed 4 Dec 2013 GMT
Day three at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne saw a rough sea state and solid winds on Port Phillip Bay. We caught up with Nathan Outteridge to hear how he and Iain Jensen got on. We also spoke with Matthew Wearn about recently qualifying for the Australian Sailing Team. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne – Yet another flavour on day 3
By Event Media, ,
3:57 PM Wed 4 Dec 2013 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne, competitors have been treated to a third weather pattern in three days.
After a day of very mixed weather conditions yesterday, almost too many to count, following the champagne sailing conditions of the first day of the regatta, today is another flavour again. ...
Cock of Swan Regatta - Champagne sailing for 50th Anniversary
By Yachting WA, ,
3:44 PM Wed 4 Dec 2013 GMT
For the Cock of Swan Regatta, in a steady 12 to 15 knots out of the west south west, the combination of foilers, skiffs and catamarans were in for champagne sailing and the host club Perth Dinghy Sailing Club and race officer Tom Burt were ready to go. ...
Star Sailors League Final - All set for Nassau action
By Alex D'Agosta, ,
3:25 PM Wed 4 Dec 2013 GMT
The ground-breaking Star Sailors League commences in Nassau, Bahamas, with the inaugural edition of the yearly Finals, held from Dec 3rd to the eighth. ...
Blockbuster line up of sailing events set for Victoria
By New Tack Media, ,
3:19 PM Wed 4 Dec 2013 GMT
Melbourne’s stop of the ‘Grand Slam of Olympic Sailing’, the ISAF Sailing World Cup which is currently underway in Sandringham, headlines a blockbuster line up of sailing events set for Victoria’s coastline and lakes in the coming months. ...
Rolex Sydney Hobart - Wild Oats XI to have mast re-stepped
By Rob Mundle, ,
3:13 PM Wed 4 Dec 2013 GMT
Bob Oatley’s all-conquering supermaxi, Wild Oats XI, will move one step closer to continuing preparations for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race tomorrow when the yacht’s new mast, which almost broke during preliminary trials two weeks ago, is re-stepped following major repairs. ...
Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Race - Entries close Friday
By Lisa Ratcliff, ,
3:00 PM Wed 4 Dec 2013 GMT
The yearly on-water tussle for the Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Race’s major trophies is set to play out in less than a month among the high calibre fleet. At the same time a different kind of wager will resume between two boats almost identically named when they head to the start line on January 2, 2014 at 1pm off Barrenjoey Headland on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. ...
Pictorial: ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne (Part 1)
By Sail-World, ,
2:51 PM Wed 4 Dec 2013 GMT
Enjoy this first selection, in a series of three galleries from the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne. The photos were shot on location at Sandringham YC by photographer Jeff Crow (Sport the Library). ...
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