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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 - Are these the Serious Handicap Contenders? *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, 10:51 AM Tue 25 Dec 2012 GMT
Former CYCA Commodore Matt Allen, one of Australia's toughest offshore yacht racing campaigners is preparing to sail in his 23rd Sydney Hobart race. He believes that if the current forecast comes to fruition that only a small number of the 77 boat fleet, the bigger boats in the race will be in a position to take the overall handicap victory in this year’s Sydney to Hobart Race as the faster boa ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012; Lead-Up Images by Dale Lorimer *Feature By Dale Lorimer, Sydney , 5:14 AM Tue 25 Dec 2012 GMT
Dale Lorimer has been busy following many of the lead-up events to this year's Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Here is a selection of her images. Photo of the week was undoubtedly the image of Bob Oatley's smart new walking stick; made of carbon fibre by McConaghy Yachts, it sports a model of Wild Oats XI for a handle! ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Christmas cheer *Feature By John Curnow, Sydney , 3:20 AM Tue 25 Dec 2012 GMT
Santa Claus and his Christmas cheer arrived at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia to spread happiness amongst the four international crews competing in the 2012 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. And they needed some cheer for it was a pretty dreary day in old Sydney town, as the thunder bellowed and the rains rolled in, often with more than a decent vigour. ...
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Rolex Sydney to Hobart - Christmas is just the day before Boxing Day *Feature By Rob Kothe, , 5:59 PM Mon 24 Dec 2012 GMT
For thousands of Australia's offshore sailors, Christmas Day is really just the day before Boxing Day, and for every year since 1945, that has been the day that the Sydney to Hobart yacht race starts. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 - Alex McKinnon's dockside pictures *Feature By Alex McKinnon, Sydney , 5:13 AM Mon 24 Dec 2012 GMT
2012 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Photographer Alex McKinnon was out and about on the quay at the CYCA to capture the day's dockside action. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - it's your choice *Feature By John Curnow, Sydney , 4:25 AM Sun 23 Dec 2012 GMT
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - There has been a sailor’s adage that’s been around forever when it comes to this race, and that is that you go out early and come in late. And no, it is not talking about Christmas night celebrations, either. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - The Weather Gate *Feature By John Curnow and Rob Kothe, Sydney , 10:31 PM Sat 22 Dec 2012 GMT
In order to win this iconic ocean race, there are three things you absolutely need to have accomplished. Two you can do something about, whereas the third is entirely out of your control. ...
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The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is like Neapolitan Icecream *Feature By John Curnow and the Sail-World Team, 2:52 PM Sat 22 Dec 2012 GMT
Yes. In a lot of ways, this classic of ocean races can be likened to a tub of Australia's famous Peters Neapolitan ice cream. You get three flavours inside the one experience, you see. There’s the start to the turning mark of South Head, the run down to Tasman Island and then the reset to get across Storm Bay and ultimately, up the Derwent River. And that all makes for Chocolate, Strawberry an ...
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Latest yacht from Bakewell-White for Japanese owner *Feature By Sail-World, 7:53 AM Thu 20 Dec 2012 GMT
Last week the latest yacht from the board of Bakewell-White Yacht Design emerged from the shed at Southern Ocean in Tauranga, New Zealand. She was commissioned by a Japanese owner. Named 'Kagirohi' which is Japanese for ‘sky before the dawn’ the boat is destined to serve as an adventure training yacht around the waters of Japan. ...
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America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ design chief looks to the second AC72 *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 11:34 AM Thu 13 Dec 2012 GMT
Emirates Team NZ's Technical Director, Nick Holroyd outlines the changes he expects to be made to the team's second AC72, on Day 30, as New Zealand is decommissioned and packed away. Reading between the comments in this video interview with is reasonably plain that New Zealand, the team's first AC72 was always something of a sailing science experiment and the next will be a reliable race boat. ...
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America's Cup: Grant Dalton on hitting the big zero - Video interview *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 6:32 PM Wed 12 Dec 2012 GMT
Emirates Team New Zealand have become the first, and probably only team that will use its allocated 30 days for the first phase of sailing AC72's. According to the virtual Official Noticeboard for the 34th America's Cup, the team has a zero alongside its name in terms of sailing days left. Many pundits see that as a measure of the current state of play in the 34th America's Cup. But is it? ...
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ISAF World Match Racing Championship 2012 – Gutsy move or mistake? *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, 1:48 AM Sat 8 Dec 2012 GMT
This event would decide the 2012 ISAF World Match Racing Champion with the series leaders the 2011 World Champion Ian Williams (Team GAC Pindar) and Swede Bjorn Hansen (Mekonomen Sailing) just a few points apart. (104.25 and 102 respectively, with 38 points available for the Monsoon Cup winner) Hansen who finished second after the qualifying round was expected to chose the second lowest quali ...
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Monsoon Cup 2012 - Will there be a fairy tale Gilmour finale? *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, 12:11 AM Fri 7 Dec 2012 GMT
This week Australia’s Peter Gilmour, the four times ISAF World Match Racing champion announced his retirement from the Alpari World Match Racing Tour. The current Monsoon Cup now reaching the final stages of the qualifying series will in fact be his last event. ...
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Phuket King’s Cup stepping up to the next level *Feature By Rob Kothe, 11:47 PM Tue 4 Dec 2012 GMT
The Phuket King’s Cup sailing regatta has, over the last 26 years, had a significant impact on sailing across Asia. It is the largest sailing event in Asia. On the world stage it has become the keelboat regatta that has the greatest number of nations competing each year. ...
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Cloudy skies overwhelm first day of Sail Melbourne *Feature By John Curnow / Sail Melbourne Media, Melbourne, Australia , 3:42 AM Mon 3 Dec 2012 GMT
The opening salvo of ISAF Sailing World Cup proves to be challenging for the competitors as organizers expect shifting wind patterns and scattered rain showers throughout the day. Participants in the Men’s and Women’s RSX Windsurfers plunged into the water Monday morning before the much awaited 49er and Women’s 49FX races on Course B. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup - Road to Rio starts at Sail Melbourne *Feature By Craig Heydon, Melbourne, Australia , 6:35 AM Sun 2 Dec 2012 GMT
After pulling off perhaps the most successful Olympic stint in years, Australian sailors are about to start another long and weary journey to the 2016 Rio Olympics in Monday’s opening regatta of the 2012-2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup at Port Philipp Bay. ...
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America's Cup: Italians fire off protests over Spying and Venue switch *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 8:08 PM Sat 1 Dec 2012 GMT
It has been a busy week for rules advisers for the Italian Challenger for the 34th America's Cup, Luna Rossa. Two protests have been lodged with the International Jury. And the Jury Chairman has responded with a terse reminder to teams about leaking Jury documents to the media ...
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America's Cup: Hejdå Terry - Artemis Racing ring changes in AC72 crew *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 1:32 AM Sat 1 Dec 2012 GMT
After just four days of sailing in the their new AC72 America's Cup Challenger, Artemis Racing, have announced several key changes in the afterguard. Gone is skipper, Terry Hutchinson, who has been with the team since its inception, and on-board are a bevy of Olympic Gold Medalists, plus highly experienced multihull skipper and technical specialist, Loick Peyron. ...
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Australian Sports Boat Calendar 2013 *Feature By Darren Spence, 1:33 AM Fri 30 Nov 2012 GMT
Introducing the Australian Sports Boat Association 2013 Calendar. One of the most important tasks the committee of ASBA undertake is to organise, manage and promote events for its members and the Sports Boat fleet around the country. There are many great regattas’ that Sports Boat participate in and more still starting up which want to include a division for Sports Boats. ...
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America's Cup: November 2012 Review - 43.6 knots! But who is counting? *Feature 8:16 PM Thu 29 Nov 2012 GMT
Following is the November 2012 review from Sail-World's fourth America's Cup Newsletter for the 34th America's Cup, which focusses on the action, developments and off the field play in the AC72 catamarans. Personal highlight this month on the America's Cup scene had to be the three hour sail on board Emirates Team NZ's AC 72. ...
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America's Cup: Jury deflects Artemis claim over error on daggerboards *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 10:04 AM Sun 25 Nov 2012 GMT
The Challenger of Record for the 34th America's Cup, Artemis Racing, have lost an appeal to the International Jury over their earlier foil measurement decision. On October 7, the International Jury ruled on an application from Emirates Team New Zealand, that the Measurement Committee had erred in their interpretation of a Class Rule governing the AC72 catamarans to be used in the America's Cup ...
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Fly Emirates Business Class to Europe and support NZ Optimist Coaching *Feature By Sail-World, 9:08 AM Tue 13 Nov 2012 GMT
Emirates Airline and Emirates Team New Zealand are supporting New Zealand junior sailing by auctioning two Business Class return tickets from Auckland to any one of Emirates’ 33 European destinations.* These business class tickets are valued at NZ$17,000 and the auction will be live on Trade Me from 19 to 28 November 2012 ...
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New record set in Yamaha Rollos Bridge to Bridge Water Ski Classic *Feature By Greg Fenwick, Hamilton , 6:51 PM Mon 5 Nov 2012 GMT
While the Yamaha Rollo's Bridge to Bridge Water Ski Classic is an event that is dominated with high horsepower inboard and twin outboard boats towing skiers at in many cases in excess of 87 Kts, a very keenly sought class is the F2 class where boats must have a stock standard outboard not exceeding 300 HP. ...
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F18 the Hot new Capricorn (Part II) *Feature By John Curnow, 9:29 PM Sun 4 Nov 2012 GMT
In Part One, we saw how Martin Fischer and Chris Caldecoat had set out to build a better mousetrap for the F18 cat class. Not only was the it perfect pairing of talents, but the result would seem to be pretty perfect, too - Speed, strength and agility. Now just like the larger of their feline counterparts, these are somewhat mandatory prerequisites for a high speed, twin-hulled sailing machine. ...
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Online Brokerage: Busfield Marine offer great selection of Bavaria's *Feature By Christine Bird, 11:01 PM Wed 31 Oct 2012 GMT
Busfield Marine Brokers are pleased to be able to offer a great selection of used Bavaria Yachts for you to inspect online. These are all in fabulous condition – testament to the quality of construction and finish of these German built production yachts. They really do stand up well to the test of time. These are all privately owned, have never been chartered and well priced in the current market ...
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