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ISAF Sailing World Cup 2013 -Golden returns as Hyeres action concludes *Feature By Fabienne Morin, 10:13 AM Sat 27 Apr 2013 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 2013, the medals were decided across the ten Olympic events which brought the regatta to a close. An up and down breeze that never truly filled in at any point ensured for close knit racing on the final day in the south of France. ...
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Fisher's View: Super Sunday - America's Cup WS - Race Day 4 *Feature By Bob Fisher, Naples, Italy , 7:30 PM Sun 21 Apr 2013 GMT
Race Day 4 America's Cup World Series, Naples: 'Super Sunday' – the very term is destined to be inspirational, but it can also induce fear to a team that has dutifully logged a series of good results to appear at or near the top of the scoreboard. The reason is the heavily skewed points available for the one race on the final day. ...
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America's Cup: Happy Birthday, Fish - Images of bygone daze *Feature By Sail-World and Various Photographers, 7:57 AM Sat 20 Apr 2013 GMT
The doyen of America's Cup media, Bob Fisher, celebrates his birthday again today. Here's a selection of images from Bob's Birthdays past (and many). ...
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America's Cup WS: Images from Naples - Close to the action - Day 2 *Feature By Linda Wight, 6:52 AM Sat 20 Apr 2013 GMT
Sail-World's Linda Wright is at Naples, Italy, for the America's Cup World Series. She filed this image gallery from the Race Day 2, at Naples, where she was positioned on one of the media RIBs ...
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Fisher's View: Poets in Naples - America's Cup WS - Race Day 2 *Feature By Bob Fisher, Naples, Italy , 9:46 PM Fri 19 Apr 2013 GMT
Race Day 2 America's Cup World Series, Naples: First up was the quarter-final match for Luna Rossa – Swordfish in the hands of Francesco Bruni and Dean Barker in ETNZ. It promised much, and delivered. Barker forced Bruni over early and after the Italian had taken his penalty, ETNZ led by five seconds at the first mark and held that to the leeward gate. ...
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Nine sailors named to represent NZ at ISAF Youth Worlds in Cyprus *Feature By Jodie Bakewell-White, Auckland , 8:22 AM Fri 19 Apr 2013 GMT
Nine sailors have been named in the 2013 NZL Yachting Trust Youth Team to represent New Zealand at the prestigious ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships. ...
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Fisher's View: Watching the breeze die.' - America's Cup WS - Day 3 *Feature By Bob Fisher, San Francisco, USA , 8:32 PM Thu 18 Apr 2013 GMT
Day 3 America's Cup World Series, Naples: Winds in Naples Bay have a reputation for being notoriously fickle. One old salt once expressed this graphically by altering an age-old instruction to 'See Naples and watch the breeze die.' And it did, during the races with patches of no more than four knots and huge shifts of up to 40 degrees. ...
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Fisher's View: Wished for a Lay Day - America's Cup WS, Naples - Day 2 *Feature By Bob Fisher, San Francisco, USA , 8:04 PM Wed 17 Apr 2013 GMT
Day 2 America's Cup World Series, Naples: There was a time, back when Olympic classes regattas were week-long affairs with one race a day, that Wednesdays were always lay days. Some of the sailors in the ACWS final regatta might have wished it were still the case, but all nine boats were out all afternoon for practice racing, just as they had been the previous day. ...
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Fisher's View: A gift horse in need - America's Cup WS, Naples - Day 1 *Feature By Bob Fisher, San Francisco, USA , 12:42 PM Tue 16 Apr 2013 GMT
Day 1 America's Cup World Series, Naples: Today’s media 'conference', for want of a better word, was a shining example of a gift horse in need. It was held in a building with bare walls and more echoes than enough – and the behavior of the 'media' not actually involved was appalling – they talked loudly and the photographers were among the worst. Interviewing a skipper was a painful operation. ...
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Young 88 New South Wales Champs: Pistol Dawn outguns the fleet *Feature By Andrew Spencer, Pittwater , 8:15 AM Tue 16 Apr 2013 GMT
On April 6-7, Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club hosted the Pittwater Young 88 Championships. A combination of three Saturday windward-leewards races and a Sunday course race saw three different race winners, highlighting the competitive nature of the fleet. ...
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Australia's Belcher predicts 470 battle with Brits all the way to Rio *Feature By Rob Kothe and Jedda Murphy, 4:43 PM Sat 6 Apr 2013 GMT
nder 470 coaching wizard Victor Kovalenko Australia has dominated the 470 Class. From 2000 onwards they have won five Olympic Gold medals and already the portents are there for Rio in 2016. ...
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Sailing World Cup expands its role *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, 1:45 PM Sat 6 Apr 2013 GMT
The ISAF Sailing World Cup is now quite a lot different to the product of just 12 months ago, it is now it is more continental as it aims to increase high grade event accessibility for sailors around the world as Antonio González de la Madrid (ESP), the ISAF Sailing World Cup Manager, explains. ...
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America's Cup: 'We will keep learning, even in the Match' - Simmer *Feature By Richard Gladwell, Auckland, New Zealand , 12:50 PM Fri 5 Apr 2013 GMT
Part 2 of the interview with Oracle Team USA's COO, Grant Simmer, whose experience spans nine America's Cup campaigns, including three wins in 1983, 2003 and 2007. Simmer picks up the story, revealing that the launch date for Oracle Team USA’s second AC72 will be prior to the end of April, and elaborates on the program through to the end of the America's Cup Match. ...
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America's Cup: Oracle boss says Kiwis favourites - for the moment *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 4:52 AM Thu 4 Apr 2013 GMT
With just over 20 weeks left on the clock until the start of the 34th America’s Cup, Grant Simmer, COO of Defender Oracle Team USA, is playing the usual psychological games, picking challenger Emirates Team New Zealand to win the America’s Cup. Emirates Team NZ is the favorite. I would say that they are the favorites to win the Cup, at the moment ...
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Zippier Wins 2013 Australian Sports Boat Title *Feature By Darren Spence, , 8:58 AM Wed 3 Apr 2013 GMT
The Australian Sports Boat Association (ASBA) National Titles finished up at the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria on Easter Monday with all 10 races completed over the Easter weekend. The series was dominated by NSW entry Zippier (Andrew Waugh) who has now competed in all six ASBA National Titles and finally taking out the coveted winner’s Gill Jacket for the first time. ...
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Can Australia be a threat in the Finn Class?? *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, 11:12 AM Tue 2 Apr 2013 GMT
While the British have dominated the Olympic Finn class since 2000 onwards, Australia´s prospects are looking up. It now has a three man Finn squad and there is the possibility of a 2012 Olympic Gold medallist switching to Finns. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Southern Spars ready to deliver first VO65 rigs *Feature By Volvo Ocean Race, 10:28 AM Tue 2 Apr 2013 GMT
Two rigs done, five more underway: Southern Spars is on schedule to deliver the first Volvo Ocean 65 rigs next month. The New Zealand rig specialist will supply all the masts, booms and rigging for the 2014-15 and 2017-18 races. ...
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ISAF points system cops a spray from Sailing Super coach *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, 1:58 PM Mon 1 Apr 2013 GMT
Australia´s 470 Super coach Victor Kovalenko angrily criticizes ISAF Sailing World Cup scoring system. Today at the first World Sailing Cup in Europe, at the 44th Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia Mapre in Palma, Mallorca, Spain, Australia 470 Gold Medalist Mat Belcher and his new crew Will Ryan won both races. ...
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World Sailing Cup Palma 2013 - Stellar start for Australian 470 Men *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, 1:06 PM Mon 1 Apr 2013 GMT
In the heaviest weather in which they have sailed as a combination London 2012 470 Gold Medallist Matt Belcher and his new crew Will Ryan twice took the gun in both of the first two split fleet races of the 44 Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia Mapfre regatta, here in Palma, Mallorca today. ...
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ASBA Sports Boat Nationals – Day 2 *Feature By Darren Spence, Williamstown , 7:54 PM Sat 30 Mar 2013 GMT
The Australian Sports Boat Association (ASBA) National Titles at the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria completed a busy schedule of four races on Day 2 after only completing one race on Day 1. The breeze was patchy throughout the day and never exceeded 12-14 knts in the biggest puffs. The series has now reached the half way point with five of ten races completed. ...
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ASBA Sports Boat Nationals – Day 1 *Feature By Darren Spence, Williamstown, Melbourne , 5:10 AM Sat 30 Mar 2013 GMT
The Australian Sports Boat Association National (ASBA) Titles at Royal Yacht Club of Victoria got underway on Friday with two races scheduled. Out good friend Huey, had different ideas though providing just enough of the good stuff to complete one of these. ...
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America's Cup: AC72 ride aboard Oracle Team USA to be auctioned *Feature By Richard Gladwell, Auckland, New Zealand , 7:11 PM Thu 28 Mar 2013 GMT
Two America's Cup and winners of multiple World Championships, now Paralympians, have joined forces to in a campaign to win a Gold medal in the 2016 Paralympics. To raise finance for their campaign in the three man Sonar class, two of the adversaries in the 2013 America's Cup Regatta, Sir Russell Coutts and Grant Dalton will speak at a dinner in Auckland where a ride on an AC72 will be auctioned ...
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Doyle Sails New Zealand win their largest ever superyacht order *Feature By DoyleSails, 11:01 AM Thu 28 Mar 2013 GMT
Doyle Sailmakers have announced that they have secured their largest order to date and will supply a complete sail inventory for the upcoming 60m performance sloop under construction at Perini Navi. The upwind inventory will be constructed of Stratis membranes which have proven themselves on many of the world’s most glamorous superyachts. ...
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Sports Boats and Royal’s *Feature By Darren Spence, Williamstown, Melbourne , 9:03 AM Thu 28 Mar 2013 GMT
What do you call a National Title fleet made up of boats from all Australian States, varying in size from six to eight metres long, up to 3.5 metres wide and from 250kgs – 900kgs in weight that do 6+ knots upwind and over 20 knots downwind? ...
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New Manson Boss proves to be a shackle bender on test *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 10:22 PM Sat 16 Mar 2013 GMT
Manson Anchors completed seabed testing on their new Boss model with a 15.7kg (35lb) anchor bending two sets of shackles, and causing the test to be stopped at almost ten tonnes of load being exerted on the anchor by the powerful tug being used for live seabed testing. ...
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