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Etchells Australia Winter Championship - June 4-7th Enter online now!
Tracey Johnstone,
Now is the time to enter the Musto Etchells Australia Winter Championship and get organised to enjoy another sunny winter in Mooloolaba.... [more]
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Yachting NSW seeks a New Administration Manager
Adrian Steer CEO Yachting NSW,
Dear All, it is with regret that I inform you that YNSW Administration Manager, Selma Oudemans, has decided to move on to pursue further career opportunities... [more]
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Images from CYCA Winter series, Race 2
Peter Andrews images/Sail-World.com,
A selection of Peter Andrews' images from Race 2 of the 2009 CYCA Audi Winter series.... [more]
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Results from 2009 WA State Team Racing Championships
Michael Downing,
2009 WA State Team Racing Championships. Royal Perth Yacht Club hosted this increasingly popular event and delivered another excellent regatta. Eleven teams representing the sprectrum of team racing participants, fought for the title of 2009 WA State Team Racing Champion Team.... [more]
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Annual Yachting WA award winners announced
Michael Downing,
Meet The Champions - the annual Yachting WA Awards Night was held on Friday 8 May at South of Perth Yacht Club.... [more]
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Crown Prince Frederik to visit Sydney for the 2009 World Masters Games
NSW Government media,
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of Denmark will visit Sydney this October to compete at the world's largest multi-sport event, the Sydney 2009 World Masters Games.... [more]
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Sodeb'O on standby for Discovery Route record attempt
Kate Jennings - Expression,
Whilst the skipper of Sodeb'O put in a tremendous effort last winter sailing around the world single-handed, Francis Joyon showed great talent in squeezing the record between Cadiz (Spain) and San Salvador (Bahamas), which comprises a transatlantic crossing spanning nearly 4,000 miles, that the skipper of IDEC covered on his large trimaran at an average speed of over 16 knots.... [more]
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Win a Laser sailing boat!! - value AUD$9,200 - NZ$11,495
Sail-World.com,
What would you do with a new Laser? To celebrate the 2009-2010 season Performance Sailcraft Australasia, the ‘down under' Laser builder has teamed with Sail-World to launch an online competition. http://www.laser-sailing.net/sweepstakes_form.cfm?SSid=32!Enter_online_now!new to win a choice of a Laser 4.7, a Laser Radial or a Laser Standard sailing boat, built by Performance Sailcraft Australasi... [more]
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America's Cup espionage reported in Alinghi affidavit - photos
Richard Gladwell, Sail-World,
Lucien Mesmejan, General Counsel for Societe Nautique de Geneve and Team Alinghi has revealed that an employee of BMW Oracle Racing was caught undertaking espionage activities around the team's building facility in Villenueve, Switzerland and was interviewed by police in connection with the incident. The revelation comes in papers lodged on 12 May by SNG and Alinghi in defence of their Contempt... [more]
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Edake Racing to compete in Korea at World Match Race Cup Qualifier
Edake Team media,
The Edake Team is in Korea to compete in a World Match Race Cup Qualifier event. The event is on the west coast of Korea and runs for four days from Wednesday thru to Saturday and is in being staged at the new Jeongok Marina in San Hwasung City.... [more]
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Coffs Harbour Yacht Club Queen's Birthday Regatta
Andrew Johnson,
Opal Cove Resort has been announced as the event sponsor for the upcoming Queen's Birthday Regatta being hosted by the Coffs Harbour Yacht Club on June 6-8. CHYC is pleased that Opal Cove is offering a great accommodation package to participants, family and friends.... [more]
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CT Sailbatten Race Winners in 2008 - 09: Part 1
Lara Cooper and Sail-World,
C-Tech is extremely proud to have supplied CT Sailbattens to many recent race winners taking part in top class yachting events. As the following achievements show, CT Sailbattens are being used by yachts at the top of their game, yachts that face the toughest challenges in the sport of sailing often in the harshest conditions the sea can provide.... [more]
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Coutts talks to Montgomery on SportsWorld - Interview Transcript

Sunday morning 10 May (NZT) the top rating SportsWorld program on Newstalk ZB ran an extended 'conversation' with BMW Oracle skipper and CEO Russell Coutts. Here we present an edited transcript of that 'conversation'.... [more]
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Gladwell's Line: History repeats with second multihull challenger?
Richard Gladwell,
Two words should have come flashing into the mind space of America's Cup fans, after the announcement by Circolo di Vela Gargnano (CVG)of a challenge for the 33rd America's Cup, in what will be the second Deed of Gift Match.... [more]
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Images from Volvo Ocean Race Boston Pro-Am
Leighton O'Connor images,
Images from the Volvo Ocean Race, Boston Pro-Am courtesy of Leighton O'Connor... [more]
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Images from the Volvo Ocean Race: In-Port at Boston
Dave Kneale,
It wasn't the windiest day in Boston on Saturday, but there was plenty of action on the water nonetheless. Telefonica Blue had a great day, with two wins in two races, while PUMA struggled on home waters. Dave Kneale of Volvo Ocean Race brings you a gallery of the action:... [more]
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Cheer your School on - Victoria Harbour Schools Sailing Series Final
Samuel Watson,
With two-time champions St Leonard's College among the favourites to take out the final of the Victoria Harbour Schools Sailing Series. At least four other schools are strong contenders to take out the two-day event, with former finalists St Bede's College and the Peninsula School again looking hard to beat.... [more]
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Helmsman's story of the Business Post Naiad tragedy
Julian Burgess,
Robert Matthews was at the helm of Tasmanian yacht Business Post Naiad both times it capsized in the 1998 Sydney to Hobart yacht race and a decade after the disastrous race he has told his story in his new book Cruel Wind.... [more]
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AMSA urging correct disposal of MHz beacons
Craig Heydon,
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority is urging all owners of 121.5 MHz beacons to dispose of them correctly and ensure that they register their 406 MHz beacons... [more]
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One year on and Mooloolaba Yacht Club is powering ahead
Tracey Johnstone,
One year on and the Mooloolaba Yacht Club is powering ahead in securing a solid and viable future for the club's members and friends. In April 2008 club members met to discuss the future of the club. With the old clubhouse shut and potentially no opportunity in the future for the MYC members to return to the venue, the members faced the reality of a considerably different future.... [more]
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Sports Boat Division at Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week
Event Media,
When entries opened for the third annual Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week to be held in September, Townsville sailor Michael Unwin was quick to jump online and register for the regatta... [more]
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Alinghi's SUI1 wins first regatta of the D35 series on Lake Geneva
Alinghi Media,
Ernesto Bertarelli's Alinghi SUI1 won the first regatta of the D35 series on Lake Geneva over the weekend. Bertarelli and the crew on Alinghi SUI1 bounced back from fourth place on the eve of the finals performing consistently today to take a second and another first place after lengthy delays due to weather conditions on Lake Geneva.... [more]
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Changes to Stopover Format for next Volvo Race
Volvo media,
On Sunday morning at Fan Pier in Boston, Knut Frostad, the CEO of the Volvo Ocean Race, presided over the second ‘Round Table' presentation where details of the next edition of the race are announced... [more]
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PWA Surf World Cup Day Five - A day of start then stop and wait
PWA / Andrew Buchanan,
At the 2009 Dwarf8 PWA Surf World Cup, the forecasted wind proved to be a short lived affair, with only eight heats of race five completed before the race committee were forced to send the slalom fleet back to the beach, where they waited on standby until the day's competition was officially declared over late into the afternoon.... [more]
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YA President elected to Aust Olympic Committee Executive
Craig Heydon,
Yachting Australia President Andrew Plympton has been elected to the Australian Olympic Committee Executive.... [more]
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Santa Cruz and Bruschetta crew win J/24 World Championship
Event Media,
Santa Cruz and the Bruschetta crew, with a third in the seventh race to Larson's 11th and Milev's 14th, came away with a third J/24 World Championship, making him the second-most successful J/24 skipper in class history (Ken Read still holds the record with six titles) and the first non-US sailor to win a Worlds in this country.... [more]
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Mother's Day - Race 2 CYCA Winter series
Jennifer Crooks,
Race Two of the Pointscore of the Audi Winter Series 2009 commenced in 10-12 knots of south sou' easterly breeze. Racing commenced on time for the fleet of 118 yachts, with a full course being sailed on course B.... [more]
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Offshore dinghy racing returns to Mooloolaba
Tracey Johnstone,
Responding to the needs of south-east Queensland dinghy sailors, open water racing is returning to the Sunshine Coast this winter with the introduction of the Mooloolaba Dinghy Ocean Series.... [more]
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Telefonica Blue rules Boston In-Port races
Volvo Ocean Race media,
Telefónica Blue ruled the day on Saturday afternoon earning two wins from two starts on in-port race day at the Volvo Ocean Race stopover at Fan Pier, in Boston.... [more]
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Expert Olympic Regatta - Italy wins four events
Sail-world.com/uk,
Expert Olympic regatta on Lake Garda finished Saturday with Italy winning four events - 49er, 470 men and women, and the RS:X. Britain, France, Australia and Brazil were also event winners... [more]
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