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Round Britain and Ireland Race 2014 - Record pace at Muckle Flugga By RORC Event Press, , 11:50 AM Tue 12 Aug 2014 GMT
The MOD 70, skippered by Frenchman Sidney Gavignet, is two hours inside the course record set by Banque Populaire 5 in 2011 of 3 days 3 hours, 49 minutes, 14 seconds. Sidney Gavignet contacted the RORC Media team at 1000 this morning, just 100 miles from the top of the course, having raced approx. 600 miles in 24 hours. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Nicholson in race against time with latest entry *Feature By Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz, , 10:36 AM Tue 12 Aug 2014 GMT
'It doesn't take very long to explain the timeline we are on with this campaign,' says Chris Nicholson skipper of the seventh entry in the Volvo Ocean Race. 'That's because there's very little time between now and the race start!' ...
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Vestas Wind Systems completes Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 line-up By Volvo Ocean Race, , 8:48 AM Tue 12 Aug 2014 GMT
Six-time world champion Chris Nicholson, who will be contesting his fifth race, will skipper the boat and work is already well underway to ready the Danish company’s team for the race start in October. 'It’s an honour to be skipper of Team Vestas Wind. They have unmatched expertise in harnessing the power of wind and together we can use our knowledge to take on this challenge,' said Nicholson ...
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Sail Canada Youth Championships at CORK International - Day 1 By Marianne Davis, , 2:58 AM Tue 12 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Sail Canada Youth Championship - The Sail Canada Youth Championships at CORK International kicked off today in Kingston! Portsmouth Olympic Harbour is hopping with 413 sailors and 280 boats taking part, supported by over 70 coaches. ...
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PWA Tenerife World Cup - Tow-in action at Siam Park By Chris Yates, , 2:25 AM Tue 12 Aug 2014 GMT
With the main event of the 2014 Dunkerbeck-Eyewear Siam Park Tenerife PWA World Cup being concluded two days early, yesterday saw a phenomenal conclusion to another brilliant event in Tenerife as the elite of the wave sailing world headed to Siam Park for the Dunkerbeck Eyewear tow-in exhibition. ...
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Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race - Three retire on day 1 By Trish Jenkins, , 7:42 PM Mon 11 Aug 2014 GMT
Three boats have retired from the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race on day one. Sir Robin Knox-Johnston has been forced to retire after splitting the mainsail between second and third reefs on his yacht, Grey Power. The mast has also been damaged. ...
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Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games - Byte CII fleet all set + Video By ISAF, , 6:50 PM Mon 11 Aug 2014 GMT
A fleet of 30 Boys Byte CII's will line up to race on Monday 18 August when sailing commences at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG). Based on Lake Jinniu in Nanjing 30 boys, aged 15-16, from 30 nations will fly their flag on the Chinese inland waters as they bid to take the honours at the second Youth Olympic Sailing Competition. ...
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Round Britain and Ireland Race - Tough North Sea night expected +Video By Trish Jenkins, , 6:33 PM Mon 11 Aug 2014 GMT
In the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race, MOD 70 Musandam-Oman Sail, skippered by Frenchman Sidney Gavignet, is now over 40 miles ahead of the Volvo 65 fleet and has averaged an astonishing 27 knots since the start. At that speed, Musandam-Oman Sail will finish the race in two days and 18 hours, smashing the race and course record. ...
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RC44 World Championship - Fleet returns to Swedish sailing mecca By RC44 Class Association, , 4:43 PM Mon 11 Aug 2014 GMT
Returning to the Swedish sailing mecca of Marstrand Island for the fourth consecutive year, this week will see the Royal Gothenburg Yacht Club (GKSS) host the 2014 RC44 World Championship.mWith 12 confirmed teams the scoreboard could not be closer, as two points separate the top three teams. ...
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Round Britain and Ireland Race - Volvo Ocean 65s neck and neck By Volvo Ocean Race, , 4:25 PM Mon 11 Aug 2014 GMT
Five Volvo Ocean Race boats are currently neck and neck in the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland race, which began at 0900 this morning. Our fleet of Volvo Ocean 65s is leading the monohulls as they exit the English Channel. Our fleet of Volvo Ocean 65s is leading the monohulls as they exit the English Channel. ...
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SevenStar Round Britain Race: Fleet gets away under full power + Video By SRB&IR Media, , 12:22 PM Mon 11 Aug 2014 GMT
The 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race, organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club, started at 0900 BST August 11. All 28 yachts are now heading east along the Solent having now started the 1800 mile race around Britain and Ireland. ...
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Musandam-Oman Sail starts Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland race By Daphne Morgan Barnicoat, , 11:42 AM Mon 11 Aug 2014 GMT
The Solent was alive with boats this morning at the start of the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland race that got underway after a 21-hour postponement due to heavy conditions left in the wake of hurricane Bertha. The Sultanate of Oman’s flagship 70ft trimaran, Musandam-Oman Sail, cast off from Cowes with a 50% Omani crew for the first time since the start of the Oman Sail programme in 2008. ...
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Round Britain and Ireland 2014 postponement - Nick Elliott explains By RORC Event Press, , 8:20 AM Mon 11 Aug 2014 GMT
RORC Racing Manager, Nick Elliott explains the decision to delay the start of the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race by 21 hours. ...
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2014 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships preview By Jake Fish, , 3:59 AM Mon 11 Aug 2014 GMT
U.S. Youth Sailing Champ - The US Sailing National Championship tour of Michigan continues this week with the U.S. Youth Championships, hosted by Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. The U.S. Youth Championships is the pinnacle youth sailing event for young women and men up to 19. Over 150 sailors representing five classes will race on Lake St. Clair beginning Monday, August 11 through Thursday, August 14. ...
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2014 Morgan Cup - It's a Cinderella Story for Newport Harbor By New York Yacht Club, , 3:10 AM Mon 11 Aug 2014 GMT
Morgan Cup - A tweak to the regatta format breathed second life into Newport Harbor (Calif.) Yacht Club's prospects of winning the 2014 Morgan Cup Invitational Team Race, hosted by the New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court in Newport, R.I. The team then took full advantage of the opportunity, battling through a handful of win-or-go-home matches to claim one of team racing's most coveted trophies. ...
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2014 CORK International Optimist Regatta - Third and final day By Marianne Davis, , 2:43 AM Mon 11 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 CORK International Optimist Regatta - Today was the third and final day of the CORK International Optimist Regatta. The day started out with light winds from the southwest, building slightly in the afternoon to six - seven knots. Both the Green and the Red/Blue/White fleets hit the water for an 1100 start. ...
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Kiwi Skud Sailing: North American Championships Day 1 By Hana Morris, Halifax , 1:55 AM Mon 11 Aug 2014 GMT
Kiwi SKUD 18’s crew-member Gemma Fletcher says her first impressions of Halifax have been the pretty surroundings, the stunning lakes, light-houses and nice beer. With day one of the North American Championships, and her first day of an international sailing regatta under her belt, her sights are now firmly set on qualifying New Zealand for the paralympic games. ...
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America's Cup: Barker and Shoebridge give their take on the Cup-State By Sail-World, , 1:38 PM Sun 10 Aug 2014 GMT
Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker and CEO Kevin Shoebridge talk to Newstalk ZB's Tony Veitch on several background issues to the Team's entry to the 35th America's Cup. They covered the entry process for the Team, and whether they expect it to be accepted. Also discussed is why they believe the Team was excluded from the recent Competitors Meeting in London ...
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Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race start postponed for 21hrs By Sail-World, , 10:55 AM Sun 10 Aug 2014 GMT
The Race Committee of the Royal Ocean Racing Club have taken the decision to postpone the start of the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race 2014 by 21 hours. The new start time will be 0900 on the 11th August 2014. The Race Committee took this decision after receiving advice that the low pressure system known as Bertha is moving more slowly than previously predicted ...
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Team Alvimedica completes Volvo Ocean Race line-up By Stefano Blin, , 7:21 AM Sun 10 Aug 2014 GMT
The full line-up will take part in the Round Britain and Ireland Race, which starts today from Cowes on the Isle of Wight and includes five Volvo Ocean Race teams. Severe weather warnings are in place and conditions are expected to be treacherous. ...
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Aquece Rio – Int'l Sailing Regatta - Action concludes on Guanabara Bay By ISAF, , 9:38 PM Sat 9 Aug 2014 GMT
The Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 has drawn to a close with the Laser, Laser Radial and 470 honours being picked up on the final day of action. The Laser and Laser Radial gold medals went the way of Tom Burton (AUS) and Anne Marie Rindom (DEN). ...
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Round Britain and Ireland Race - Forecast leads to course reversal By Louay Habib, , 7:35 PM Sat 9 Aug 2014 GMT
The Royal Racing Club made the following announcement on the eve of the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race: It has been decided by the Race Committee to reverse the course to sail anticlockwise around Great Britain and Ireland. The decision was based on aiming to provide a more enjoyable race for all the yachts in the fleet. The start will still be from the Royal Yacht Squadron to the East. ...
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ORC World Championship - Winners revealed on final day in Kiel By ORC Media, , 7:12 PM Sat 9 Aug 2014 GMT
As if an intentional counterpoint to the light winds found during most of this week, the final day and final race of the 2014 ORC World Championship had strong gusty winds, alternating rain and sun, and the same steep choppy waves that are so famous for Kiel. ...
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Copa del Rey Mapfre - Third overall for Robertissima By Paul Cayard, , 6:29 PM Sat 9 Aug 2014 GMT
he short story is that we finished second in today's race, and third for the Copa del Rey Mapfre in Palma. The longer story is that the wind filled in so late that only one race was possible. When it filled it was the windiest of the week, at 18 knots. On Robertissima, we had a great start and controlled the race, leading at very mark including the finish. ...
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Copa del Rey Mapfre - Quantum Racing squash the challenge in Palma By 52 Super Series, , 6:16 PM Sat 9 Aug 2014 GMT
There was to be no succession at the 2014 Copa del Rey Mapfre. Rán Racing may have gone into the final day of the Mediterranean’s showcase regatta with designs on the King’s Cup, just three points behind reigning champions Quantum Racing, but the defending champions squashed the challenge from Niklas Zennström’s team on the start line. ...
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