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ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami: Kiwi women lead the way in two classes By Jodie Bakewell-White, Yachting NZ, , 3:34 AM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
NZL Sailing Team womens crews still lead in the Women’s 470 and 49erFX after Day 3 of the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami. Gold fleet racing got underway today. Both of New Zealand’s women’s double-handed crews extended their overall leads. ...
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ISAF World Sailing Cup Miami: Day 3 - Three back to back winners By ISAF, , 3:01 AM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
It was windshift upon windshift upon shift upon windshift on Day 3 of the ISAF World Sailing Cup Miami sailed on Biscayne Bay Presented by Sunbrella, the premier regatta has attracted 599 boats and 768 sailors who were adjusting all day to one thing or another. If it wasn't the wind direction that was changing, it was the wind speed. ...
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America's Cup: Ben Ainslie Racing is first to Team to fly in Bermuda 10:40 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
Ben Ainslie Racing, the British Challenger for the 35th America's Cup, have shipped two foiling Nacra 20 catamarans to Bermuda and have become the first team to commence sailing operations at the Venue for the next Cup. The team conducted an initial training camp in Bermuda, last week. ...
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Collinson FX Market Commentary: Jan 28 - Uncertainty in Europe By Collinson FX, , 1:21 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
January 28, 2015:Durable Goods Orders contracted 3.4%, which is a trend scaring many, as a contradiction to the strong economic recovery the US has vaunted. Earnings from corporate giants Caterpillar and Microsoft floundered and stock prices tanked. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng - History, Joy and Tears By Ed Gorman, , 12:38 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
There are so many ways that the Dongfeng Race Team could have lost the chance to win the light-air marathon from Abu Dhabi to Sanya in China. Leading from the first 24 hours to the finish, 23 and a half days later, 5,403 nautical miles sailed and eight different gulfs, oceans and seas, is not necessarily the most advisable way to try and take the spoils. ...
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18ft Skiffs NSW Championship: Images from Race 4 By Michael Chittenden, Sydney , 11:05 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
Sydney photographer, Michael Chittenden was on Sydney harbour last Sunday and captured these images from Race 4 of the NSW 18ft Skiff Championships ...
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Warren Jones Regatta: Denmark takes over the front running By John Roberson, , 10:44 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
Danish skipper Joachim Aschenbrenner has taken over the top spot on the leader board after the second day of the Warren Jones International Youth Regatta, the young skipper from the Royal Danish Yacht Club ends the day with a score of thirteen wins from fifteen starts. ...
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Barcelona World Race: Conrad and Nandor’s 'No Good Very Bad Day!' By Conrad Colman, At Sea , 10:19 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
New Zealand short-handed sailor, Conrad Colman is on his second two handed round the world race, this time aboard the Spirit of Hungary with Nandor Fa sailing in the Barcelona Round the World Race: I had noticed a couple of chafing zones on the mainsail so I prepared some patches and the Dr. Sails flexible epoxy glue so we could drop the main quickly ...
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Classics at Mahurangi - Juniors at Wakatere - History in Sanya 10:12 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
Editorial from Sail-World.com’s New Zealand e-magazine for January 27, 2014: We look at the latest twist in the America's Cup 2013 edition - which just won't come to an end. Sailing history was created in Sanya, China on Tuesday - we explain why. And there is a quick look at one of the biggest Junior one design regattas ever held in New Zealand - whch happened over the long weekend at Wakatere BC ...
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2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami- Photos by Ocean Images By Rachel Jaspersen, , 5:11 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami- Photos provided by Ocean Images. ...
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2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami images by Ingrid Abery By Ingrid Abery, , 3:34 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
Photographer Ingrid Abery was on the water at 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami and provided this gallery of images. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami: Breeze in the teens on Day 2 By ISAF, , 2:44 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
The second day of racing in the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, presented by Sunbrella, offered a steady diet of breeze in the teens, the allure of a sun-drenched Biscayne Bay, and the kinetic beauty of boats in ten Olympic and three Paralympic sailing classes being put to their best and highest purpose. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami: NZL Sailing Team lead in three classes By Sail-World.com NZL, , 1:27 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
Three NZL Sailing Team crews have retained their overnight lead after day two of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami on now on Biscayne Bay in the USA. In the Women’s 470, Women’s 49erFX and the Mixed Nacra 17 multihull New Zealand is leading the way as the regatta moves into Day 3 of six. ...
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America's Cup: Oracle crew mate lodges ISAF complaint against Tienpont By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 12:21 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
Last Friday, former Oracle Team USA team member, Matthew Mitchell issued a media release stating that he has lodged a complaint with the International Sailing Federation over the actions of a fellow crew member, Simeon Tienpont, and inaction by the International Jury for the 34th America's Cup, in San Francisco. ...
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Navico's GoFree announces personal and social mapping utility upgrade By Laura Tolmay, , 10:21 PM Tue 27 Jan 2015 GMT
GoFree – the provider of digital content and services and part of the Navico family of marine electronics brands including Lowrance, Simrad Yachting and B&G – announced today a significant upgrade to the award-winning Insight Genesis™ personal and social mapping utility. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: A warm and colorful welcome for Team SCA into Sanya By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, Auckland, NZ , 9:29 PM Tue 27 Jan 2015 GMT
The all-female crew, Team SCA, arrived to a warm and colorful welcome including fireworks, Chinese dragons, orchid garlands and traditional costumes into the city of Sanya on Hainan Island in southern China early Tuesday evening (local time). 'It was a really different leg. I wouldn’t say it was hard in terms of the physical side but it just had lots of things coming at all angles ...
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Warren Jones International Youth Regatta Day 1 By John Roberson, , 4:49 PM Tue 27 Jan 2015 GMT
On the first day of the Warren Jones International Youth Regatta today on the Swan River Perth based skipper Matt Jerwood made a strong opening, winning his first six matches, before suffering two losses, but retains the overall lead. ...
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ISAF Olympic classes regatta Miami 2015 images by Ingrid Abery By Ingrid Abery, , 11:51 AM Tue 27 Jan 2015 GMT
ISAF Olympic classes regatta Miami 2015 images provided by photographer Ingrid Abery. ...
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Collinson FX Market Commentary: Jan 27 - Greek outcome expected By Collinson FX, , 10:37 AM Tue 27 Jan 2015 GMT
January 27, 2015: The Greek election went, as polls had suggested, with a victory to the extreme left Syriza party. The major platform was anti-austerity and the Government is expected to head in to negotiations with the EC for debt forgiveness. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica wins first podium place in Sanya By Sail-World, , 8:34 AM Tue 27 Jan 2015 GMT
Team Alvimedica won a Leg 3 podium place in China after some of the closest racing ever seen in the history of the Volvo Ocean Race. The Turkish-American team protected their position in the final stretch to Sanya, carefully navigating a course peppered with fishing boats along the Vietnamese coast and across the South China Sea to cap off a well-sailed leg to clinch third. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng scores historic victory for China By Sail-World, , 7:53 AM Tue 27 Jan 2015 GMT
The finish of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race in Sanya, China just before noon on January 27, 2015 marked an unbelievable end to a magnificent leg for Dongfeng Race Team. After leading the fleet virtually all the way from Abu Dhabi to Sanya in China, over more than 5,000 miles of intense ocean racing, Dongfeng finally crossed the finish line in first place ...
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ISAF World Sailing Cup: Kiwis start strongly in Miami By Sail-World.com, , 2:52 AM Tue 27 Jan 2015 GMT
NZL Sailing Team crews have got away to a fast start on the opening day of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami. New Zealand holds the early lead in the Women’s 470, 49erFX and the Nacra 17, as well as second place in the Laser class. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng release first DroneCam video from Leg 3 By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 2:29 AM Tue 27 Jan 2015 GMT
Winner of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Dongfeng, have released footage taken from a drone launched from the Volvo Ocean Race yacht, as she sails in light airs on the last days of Leg 3 of the race. It is believed to be the first time a drone, launched from a competitor, has been used in a major ocean race. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Chinese team set historic first with home port win By Sail-World, , 1:42 AM Tue 27 Jan 2015 GMT
World sailing history was created earlier today when Dongfeng Race Team became the first Chinese yacht to have a win in a premier trans-ocean racing event. Her win was also a first in the 41-year history of the Volvo Ocean Race. At 1131hrs UTC the Chinese flagged entry emphatically won Leg 3 in their home port of Sanya to take the overall leadin the 40,000nm event with six stages to go. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind arrives on time in Genoa + Video By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 9:38 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
On the morning of the 26th of January, the Maersk Line ship MV Stockholm delivered the Team Vestas Wind's damaged VO65 to the port in Genoa, Italy. From here she will be taken to the Persico building facilty where the rebuild of the wrecked boat will be undertaken. The team's goal is to rejoin the race in Lisbon, Portugal in June, 2015. ...
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