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Just back from Audi Victoria Week and we've been reminded its just five weeks to Audi Sydney Harbour Regatta. (Make sure you enter soon!)

The 33rd America's Cup is ON!! Latest news from New York is that the two teams have been told to go sailing on February 8th 2010 and leave the legal stuff to another day!!

As you would rightfully expect, the Sail-World coverage from Valencia will be huge with our AC expert Richard Gladwell on the water. We will be running our Sail-World America's Cup newsletters starting this week, (advertisers and potential advertisers note) each of our AC newsletters will go to our growing audience, 85,000 strong.

More soon.

The Sail-World Team



2010 Audi Sydney Harbour Regatta entries coming in fast
Louise Bashford,
With just five weeks until the event, entries are coming in fast for the 2010 Audi Sydney Harbour Regatta – 6 & 7 March 2010.... [more]
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Kiwi Tiller steers into lead in Warren Jones pre-event
John Roberson / Sail-world.com,
Young New Zealand skipper William Tiller from Auckland's Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, built on a steady performance on the first day of the Colin Mullins Regatta, to assure his team a place in next week's Warren Jones International Youth Regatta, by topping the scoreboard at the end of the round robin series.... [more]
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America's Cup: New York Supreme Court declines to rule before Match
Richard Gladwell and Alinghi Media,
According to a new release by America's Cup Defender Societe Nautique de Geneve, the New York Supreme Court has declined an expedited Hearing on the Constructed in Country issue, and has ordered to two competitors to race now, and argue later.... [more]
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Ullman Sails success at Audi Victoria Week
Tony Bull,
Geelong yachtsman Rob Hanna invited Dave Ullman to do tactics aboard his recently acquired TP52 'Shogun'. Shogun finishes ad the top TP52. Off the water, Ullman Sails Geelong's onsite loft was a hive of activity each night, repairing sails and getting boats back out on the water. With so many boats, there was always something to do.... [more]
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'For the Record: Fred Meyer' + 'SNG tries to re-write the rules again'
SNG Media; GGYC Media,
In the latest round of 'You said; Oh no I didn't', America's Cup Defender Societe Nautique de Geneve's Vice-commodore, Fred Meyer, commented on Challenger Golden Gate Yacht Club's previous statements on Court actions, and Golden Gate Yacht Club responded:... [more]
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Bavaria Cruiser 32 Open Day - 20 February 2010
Jamie Millar,
The new Bavaria Cruiser 32 will be launched in Australia on 20 February 2010 at The Quays Marina, Pittwater, NSW... [more]
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2010 Rolex Miami OCR: Australian crews in strong position on day four
Craig Heydon,
The Australian Sailing Team's 470 men's crew of Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page continue to hold down seventh position after four days of race in Miami. 'Today was a bit like a yo-yo for us,' said Page. 'We had plenty of opportunities on the water and took them in the first race but then wasted them in the second.'... [more]
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2010 Rolex Miami OCR: Competition is hot for medal race places
Media Pro Int'l,
Today was a critical day for sailors competing in US Sailing's 2010 Rolex Miami OCR. Highlighted by both lead changes and consolidations, it raised the heat for tomorrow's final stretch: where medal winners in three Paralympic sailors will be named and top-ten sailors in ten Olympic classes will be determined for entry into Saturday's medal races.... [more]
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Colin Mullins Regatta - A Langford and Gilmour showdown
John Roberson,
Skippers Kyle Langford and David Gilmour are setting up a trans-Australia showdown in the Colin Mullins Regatta, the selection series for the Warren Jones International Youth Regatta.... [more]
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Miami OCR Finns - Ed Wright leads after double win
Robert Deaves,
After another tough sailing day on Biscayne Bay, at the Rolex Miami OCR, and three more challenging races, Ed Wright (GBR) is back on top with two more race wins, while overnight leader Giles Scott (GBR) drops to second after three third places. Zach Railey (USA) also drops one to third.... [more]
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ValenciaSailing reports break on US America's Cup Challenger
Valencia Sailing,
Spanish sailing website www.valenciasailing.com was on the water today in Valencia for the Race Committee practice day to which the America's Cup Challenger and Defender were invited to attend, and report that the US Challenger suffered apparent significant breakage in the vicinity of the Race Committee boat:... [more]
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Enter the e-MarineWorld.com.au online competition now
Media Services,
Melbourne base online Chandlery e-MarineWorld.com.au is providing a wide range of marine industry products for online buyer.... [more]
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Singapore Straits 2010: Steady as she goes..
AsianYachting.com,
If you want to know what is happening in the Racing Class, all you have to do is look for two boats that seem to be joined at the hip. As they gybe and tack to cover each other, they appear to be dancing instead of going hammer and tongs at each other.... [more]
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2010 Rolex Miami OCR, Florida images from Richard Langdon - 2
Richard Langdon images,
Photographer Richard Langdon presents these images from the 2010 Rolex Miami OCR, Florida... [more]
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2010 Rolex Miami OCR, Florida images from Richard Langdon - 1
Richard Langdon images,
Photographer Richard Langdon presents these images from the 2010 Rolex Miami OCR, Florida... [more]
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GGYC accuses America's Cup Defender of 'snow-blindness' over Match
GGYC Media,
Last week SNG let go an avalanche of papers to obscure several simple questions. The Swiss defender has long appeared to be suffering from snow-blindness over the fact that the 33rd Match is not a normal regatta. It is not even a normal America's Cup. It is a 'Deed of Gift match' in which the clear wording of the Cup's ruling document must be adhered to by both teams.... [more]
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Breakthru in power catamaran design
Bob Wonders,
Australian Scott Ramsden is probably better-known as sailboat man than a powerboat man; after all, when you can win world championships in the exciting 18-foot skiff class it's fairly obvious that sailing is your go, however Ramsden has over the last decade delivered major advances in power catamarans.... [more]
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Barz Optics branches into women's range
Jeni Bone,
Burleigh Heads based optical specialist, Barz Optics has launched its website: www.barzoptics.com and has also added four new ladies styles of polarised sunglasses - the Tavaura, Bora Bora, Capri and Hayman models.... [more]
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2010 Rolex Miami OCR - A focus on Finns, a look at day two
Robert Deaves,
For many the man to beat here is Zach Railey (USA), the 2008 Olympic silver medalist, who has been training hard over the winter, but the strong British team picked up where they left off last year with a win apiece between last year's winner of the ISAF Sailing World Cup for Finns, Ed Wright (GBR), Mark Andrews (GBR) and Giles Scott (GBR).... [more]
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Rod Jones eyes 2010 National SB3 Dart Championships in April
Ian Grant,
Mooloolaba Yacht Clubs 2009 Audi Australian Ocean racing champion Rod Jones re-addressed his one-design sailing skills to win the Bronze medal in the Victorian SB3 Dart championship on Australia Day and now eyes the Audi SB3 Australian championship at Port Stephens from April 12-18.... [more]
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Rolex Miami OCR 2010: Sailors hit their stride at halfway mark
Media Pro Int'l,
More than 600 athletes representing 45 nations have hit their regatta halfway mark after today's racing at US Sailing's 2010 Rolex Miami OCR, the second of seven stops of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Sailing World Cup 2009-2010 and the leaders swap places... [more]
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Day full of close racing for Australian crews in Miami
Craig Heydon,
Day three of racing at the Rolex Miami OCR has finished with plenty of movement both up and down for Australian crews at the second round of the ISAF Sailing World Cup... [more]
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Rolex OCR Miami 2010: Belcher and Page move up the ladder on day three
Yachting Australia,
Australian Sailing Team crew Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page have moved up to seventh overall after six men's 470 races at round two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Miami.... [more]
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World Match Racing Tour adds $250,000 bonus prize
Yvonne Reid,
The incentive to compete in the world's premier sailing series just got bigger. A US$250,000 overall prize pool for the top nine teams with a $50,000 bonus for the outright winner of next year's World Match Racing Tour is now on offer.... [more]
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2010 Rolex Miami OCR, Florida images from Richard Langdon
Richard Langdon images,
Photographer Richard Langdon presents these images from the 2010 Rolex Miami OCR, Florida... [more]
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Singapore Straits 2010: Off to a windy start...
AsianYachting.com,
A 15-kt knot north easterly tradewinds saw the 21-yacht fleet away to a feisty start and complete two windward leeward races in quick succession. Some crews looked a bit rusty after the lengthy New Year break with several wild broaches, gear breakages and indifferent crew work hampering their progress and not being able to recover despite initially holding a good place.... [more]
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Everything you need to know about the 2010 OK Worlds in Wellington
Mandy Burt,
'The World OK Dinghy Championship is certainly the biggest dinghy championship ever sailed in Wellington. In the past, Wellington has played host to America's Cup boats skippered by the likes of Russell Coutts and Paul Cayard, the Volvo around the World Ocean Race, BT Global Challenge stopovers and the 2009 Portimao Global Ocean Race.'... [more]
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Rolex OCR Miami 2010: Australian sailors continue charge in Miami
Yachting Australia,
Australian sailors have continued their good form at round two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup, the Rolex Miami OCR, with all crews marking Australia Day with strong results on day two of the regatta... [more]
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Tetsuya launches Great Barrier Feast Series at Hamilton Island YC
Rob Mundle,
The magnificent new Hamilton Island Yacht Club is one of the exceptional venues chosen for internationally acclaimed chef, Tetsuya Wakuda, when he hosts the launch of the new Great Barrier Feast Series on Hamilton Island in March.... [more]
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Rolex Miami OCR 2010 - Day two, challenging races in all the classes
Media Pro Int'l,
Today counted as a perfect day at US Sailing's 2010 Rolex Miami OCR, the second of seven stops of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF)Sailing World Cup 2009-2010. Especially after yesterday's weather interruptions, no one minded this morning's slight cold snap that gave way to brilliant conditions on Biscayne Bay and allowed multiple races to be completed in the 13 Olympic and Paralympic cl... [more]
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Rolex OCR Miami 2010 - Belcher and Page, 470 class, inside top 10
Yachting Australia,
The Australian Sailing Team's Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page currently sit in eighth position after the opening three races in the 470 men's class at round two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Miami.... [more]
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Australia Day Honours for three Marine Rescue NSW volunteers
Marine Rescue NSW,
Commodore Mike Stringer ESM OAM, has been honoured as a Member (AM) in the Order of Australia in the 2010 Australia Day honours list. Commodore Peter Campton of the Australian Volunteer Coast Guard North NSW Squadron was awarded the Emergency Services Medal (ESM). Commodore Kevin Hill of Marine Rescue Jervis Bay, was also awarded the Emergency Services Medal (ESM).... [more]
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OK Dinghy World Championship 2010: Preview
Robert Deaves,
In just over a week the much awaited 2010 OK Dinghy World Championship opens in 'windy' Wellington, New Zealand. The defending champion is Thomas Hansson-Mild (SWE) who captured the title last year in Kalmar, Sweden after an enthralling race-off with Purdie of New Zealand.... [more]
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A Reason to Check Your Signal Flares
BoatUS,
Out of sight, out of mind? Unfortunately for a lot of recreational boaters, that's the reality when it comes to handheld signal flares. Stored aboard in some dark corner of the boat, most boaters don't think twice about their condition until they really need them.... [more]
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OAMPS South Australian Youth Championships 2009/10
Vicki Hughes, Yachting SA,
Enter the OAMPS SA Youth Championships 2009/10 to be held at the Adelaide SC on 6 and 7 February. Open to youth classes and other classes with eligible youth including - Optimist, Holdfast Trainer, International Cadet, Laser 4.7, Laser Radial, Laser, International 420, International 470, Hobie 16, 125.... [more]
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Exercise Transglobe Leg 8 - The Big one beckons
Peta Stuart-Hunt,
Three new crews are preparing for the start of Leg 8 of Exercise Transglobe from Auckland, New Zealand. Forty servicemen and women will depart the UK from Heathrow tomorrow, Wednesday the 27th January, and arrive in Auckland, New Zealand, via Hong Kong, early on Friday 29th January. They will then meet up with their respective skippers.... [more]
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Sydney sailors celebrate National Day in 174th Australia Day Regatta
Peter Campbell,
Today marked the 174th running of the world's oldest continuous sailing regatta, the Australia Day Regatta on Sydney Harbour, the magnificent waterway that each year is the scene for the start of the famous Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and which in 2000 hosted the sailing regatta of the Sydney Olympic Games.... [more]
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Audi Victoria Week sailboat auction raises $22,100 for charity
Vanessa Dudley,
The generous donation of a high tech racing sailboat by an Australian company has raised $22,100 for the international children's charity, Variety.... [more]
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Audi Sydney Harbour Regatta
06/03/10
Audi Sydney Harbour Regatta, hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club is now Sydney's largest, most successful Regatta since the 2000 Olympics....
For more details and news for this event, go to:
http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?SEid=1236

2010 Audi Victoria Week
21/01/10
From January 21 to 26 2010, Australia's biggest and oldest keelboat regatta will draw competitors and spectators from across Australia and around the world.....
For more details and news for this event, go to:
http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?SEid=1196

2009 Rolex Sydney to Hobart
26/12/09
....
For more details and news for this event, go to:
http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?SEid=1212

America's Cup

America's Cup news and information, including past challenge and new challenge....
For more details and news for this event, go to:
http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?SEid=362
 


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