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Barcelona World Race - Veillée d’Horn… By Barcelona World Race, , 2:16 AM Sat 7 Mar 2015 GMT
Du monde, et du beau monde, est attendu ce week-end au cap Horn. Les équipages de We are Water et de One Planet, One Ocean & Pharmaton, respectivement 4è et 5è de la Barcelona World Race, parcourent actuellement les quelques 400-500 derniers milles qui les séparent du célèbre garde frontière entre le Pacifique et l’Atlantique. ...
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Barcelona World Race - Saturday night - Cape Horn fever By Barcelona World Race, , 1:51 AM Sat 7 Mar 2015 GMT
Saturday night should see two IMOCA 60 crews of the Barcelona World Race reach Cape Horn ready enjoy the relase from the Pacific and start the climb up the Atlantic. Both of the Barcelona based duos of We Are Water and One Planet, One Ocean & Pharmaton entered the Roaring 40s around January 27th as southern oceans rookies. ...
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52 Super Series 2015 – Nine new TP52s getting ready to rumble By 52 Super Series, , 2:41 PM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
For the new 52 Super Series 2015 season it could be said that challenge to be fully race ready stepped up a gear when Germany's Harm Müller Spreer launched his new Vrolijk designed Platoon in Dubai. In Auckland, New Zealand sea trials are presently under way for for the new Provezza. ...
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Gill Commodore's Cup – A feisty start in St. Maarten By St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, , 2:27 PM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
A record entry of 81 yachts entered the Gill Commodore's Cup, the prelude to the St.Maarten Heineken Regatta. 30 knots of wind with breaking waves, provided testing conditions for the fleet. ...
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Barcelona World Race - A two-speed Atlantic By IMOCA Ocean Masters, , 10:41 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race 2014/2015 - Jean Le Cam and Bernard Stamm were left with a bitter memory of their slog up the South Atlantic in the last Vendée Globe. To make the equator, they had to contend with northerly winds and breaking seas… However, for this third edition of the Barcelona World Race it seems that luck has been on their side. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series– Home team advantage? Oman Sail aims high By Extreme Sailing Series™, , 9:04 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
Oman is the most successful nation in the nine-year history of the Extreme Sailing Series™ and with less than a week to go before Act 2 of the 2015 global tour in Muscat 11 – 14 March, the spotlight is inevitably on the home teams The Wave, Muscat and Oman Air. ...
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Eurosaf Youth Sailing, European Championship– Registration is now open By John Friend EUROSAF, , 8:32 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
Eurosaf Youth Sailing, European Championship – EUROSAF announce that the 29er Class will be open for all countries to compete. ...
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2015 Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean - Early leaders hold firm By Jill Campbell, , 4:29 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
Superb sailing conditions once again characterized the second day of racing at the Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean 2015. The event, organized by longstanding partners Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, Nautor's Swan and Rolex, is underway at the yacht club's Caribbean base in Virgin Gorda through Saturday 7th March and sees 21 Swan yachts participating. ...
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2015 Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean - Day 2 images by Studio Borlenghi By Studio Borlenghi, , 2:29 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
Studio Borlenghi provide some of these stunning shots from Day 2 of 2015 Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean. ...
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Barcelona World Race - Demain est un autre jour By Barcelona World Race, , 2:07 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
Il faut savoir prendre le bon côté des choses. A bord de Spirit of Hungary, Nandor Fa et Conrad Colman ont décidé de faire leur, cette philosophie de vie. Peu épargnés depuis le début de la course, les deux marins ont beau accuser un retard de 1600 sur leur plus proche concurrent, ils n’en continuent pas moins de profiter de ce tour du monde. Le vent vient à manquer? ...
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Barcelona World Race: Transition Time rings in Atlantic and Pacific By Barcelona World Race, , 1:52 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
After a spell last night and today during which almost all of the Barcelona World Race fleet were in light or moderate winds, in the Atlantic and the Pacific, it looks more like Transition Time is ringing for many. ...
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America's Cup: An international insight on Team NZ's media floggings By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, , 9:40 PM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
Stuart Alexander, one of the world's leading yachting correspondents has been in New Zealand for the past few months, and provided the following perspective on Emirates Team New Zealand's latest media flogging, ahead of the finish of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race – Dongfeng Race Team recruits top sailor for leg 5 By Dongfeng Race Team, , 3:18 PM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
Dongfeng crew changes: Foxall on, Rouxel off, Bidegorry is back, and Riou returns as leg 5 Onboard Reporter. What happens when you put four French sailors, two Chinese, one Swede, and an Irishman together on a carbon speed machine? Sounds like a corny joke, it isn’t… ...
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Barcelona World Race – Stamm and Jean Le Cam passed under 5000 miles By Barcelona World Race, , 12:58 PM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race – Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam passed under 5,000 miles to the Barcelona World Race finish line and also crossed over their own outbound track. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Young team sailed best leg to date By Sean McNeill, , 12:14 PM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
Reflecting on his team’s performance on Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Team Alvimedica skipper Charlie Enright said the youngest crew in the race had sailed its best leg to date. 'It was our most complete leg so far. But like all these legs it had its ups and downs,' said the 30-year-old Enright. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Ireland's Foxall racing Leg 5 aboard Dongfreng By Volvo Ocean Race, , 10:35 AM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
Damian Foxall (IRL), one of the biggest names in offshore sailing, is joining Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA) for the forthcoming Leg 5. Caudrelier and Foxall were on the Groupama boat that won the 2011-12 edition. ...
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Marine Industry experts convene at Volvo Ocean Village - Register now! By Keith Taylor, , 10:08 AM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
Marine industry experts from around the world will convene next week in the Volvo Ocean Race Village at Auckland’s Viaduct Basin for the fifth High Performance Yacht Design conference. The three-day technical conference, 9-11 March, is still open for late registrations ...
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2015 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta– Bobby Dazzler flies in from Antigua By heinekenregatta.com, , 8:58 AM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
St. Maarten Heineken Regatta – The Sint Maarten Yacht Club is buzzing today with race crews arriving to register for the Gill Commodore's Cup. Over 2000 sailors are expected to take part and many of them have sailed their yachts to St.Maarten from neighbouring islands. ...
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Les Voiles de St. Barth – A spectacle guaranteed By lesvoilesdesaintbarth.com, , 8:35 AM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
With the starting gun of the 2015 Les Voiles de St. Barth due to be fired in little less than two months, the list of entries continues to flesh out ...
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2015 Delta Lloyd Regatta – Top sailors are up to the challenge By Delta Lloyd Regatta, , 8:01 AM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
The competition for the 2015 Delta Lloyd Regatta looks promising. Especially the registrations for Laser and Laser Radial are well under way. International top sailors like Marit Bouwmeester (Laser Radial) and Bundock & Curtis (Nacra17) are up to the challenge in Medemblik from 24 - 30 May 2015. Races will start from 26 May onwards. ...
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2015 Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean - Perfect start By Jill Campbell, , 5:07 AM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
The 21 Swan yachts competing in the second edition of the Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean could not have asked for a more perfect start to the event's four scheduled days of racing in Virgin Gorda. After a rip-roaring race around the island accompanied by 20 to 22 knots of breeze and some serious waves, Swan 80 Selene was the victor in Class A (18.29m and above) while Swan 53 Music led yachts in Class B ...
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2015 Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean - Day 1 images by Studio Borlenghi By Studio Borlenghi, , 4:22 AM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
Studio Borlenghi provide some of these stunning shots from Day 1 of 2015 Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean. ...
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Barcelona World Race - South Atlantic Angst. Pacific anticipation By Barcelona World Race, , 1:49 AM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
It can be the most frustrating stage of non-stop round the world racing. After completing the difficult, stressful four or five weeks in the big south, there is an almost inbuilt expectation that, by comparison, after rounding Cape Horn and passing the Falklands milestong, racing up the Atlantic life should be a bowl of cherries. ...
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Barcelona World Race - La porte étroite By Barcelona World Race Media, , 5:21 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race - Cheminées Poujoulat prend le large. Neutrogena et GAES Centros Auditivos bloqués par les hautes pressions. Conditions musclées à l’ouest du cap Hor ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Big challenges for Team Brunel in extreme weather By Robbert-Jan Metselaar, , 1:18 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2015 - Sailing on board a lightning-fast racing yacht in extreme weather conditions involves risks. For example, Gerd-Jan Poortman injured his arm on the last leg, and onboard reporter Stefan Coppers sustained a slight burn. ...
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