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Just heard there are two places left in this weekends Laser Clinc at Belmont on Lake Macquarie.

Its all happening in Auckland, naturally we have the latest news.. and there is more going up now..

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Media Services,
Melbourne base online Chandlery e-MarineWorld.com.au is providing a wide range of marine industry products for online buyer. Its online competition closes today, Wednesday 17th 2010 at midnight (AEST) - Enter NOW!!... [more]
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Two places at PSA Laser Clinic - Belmont 16 ft Skiffs THIS WEEKEND
PSA Media Team,
The current Australian Laser Radial Women's Champion, Olympian & former ISAF World Ranked 2, Laura Baldwin will be running a PSA Laser Coaching Clinic at Belmont 16ft Skiff Club this weekend. There are two places left.... [more]
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Experienced Sailing Administrator to join Sail Port Stephens team
Jody O'Brien,
A familiar name and face that many big regatta regulars know well will also become part of the team at Sail Port Stephens this year when the event kicks off on the 12th of April. Rob Hampshire will be managing the Sailing Office at the regatta, working in tandem with Principal Race Officer Denis Thompson and the Corlette Point Race Management team to deliver everything on water.... [more]
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Clipper 09 -10: The mighty Pacific beckons Team Finland
Clipper Ventures,
Two weeks after the Clipper fleet departed Qingdao, China, to do battle across the Pacific Ocean, Team Finland has set off on the 5,680-mile race to San Francisco. The Finnish entry in the Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race was delayed in her departure from China's sailing capital after she was dismasted in the race from Singapore to Qingdao – renowned for its heavy conditions... [more]
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Louis Vuitton Trophy Elimination Round: Artemis defeats Azzurra images
Sail-World.com/Sander van der Borch images,
Artemis won the first race in the Elimination Round of the Louis Vuitton Trophy in Auckland. Our thanks to Sander van der Borch for these images.... [more]
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E-Marineworld has a Limited Offer on ACR ResQmate 406 EPIRB
Robin Reiger,
The ACR ResQmate is smaller, lighter, tougher, high tech beacon is readily installed onto vessels of all sizes and types, making it easy for you to meet the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) requirements. Was $756 now for a limited time at E-Marineworld the ResQmate is available for $379... [more]
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Brisbane to Gladstone practice disrupted by Cyclone Ului
Ian Grant,
Brisbane to Gladstone ocean race crews will be forced to spend another weekend away from practising the weather bureau anxiously tracks the unpredictable nature of tropical cyclone Ului... [more]
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Clipper 09-10: Team Finland leaves Qindgao for San Francisco
Clipper Ventures,
Clipper 09-10: Team Finland has left the Olympic Sailing Centre in Qingdao and has begun her race to San Francisco where she will join the rest of the Clipper 09-10 fleet. At 0900 GMT the leading yacht, Cape Breton Island, had approximately 50 miles to run to the Scoring Gate, with Jamaica Lightning Bolt and Uniquely Singapore in hot pursuit.... [more]
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Fisher's View: Close...too close for comfort.
Bob Fisher,
Contacts, loss of control, shouting, more shouting and more flags than you see at a Coronation. That was some helluva race – the one between Artemis and TeamOrigin. It had promised to be a cracker and lived up to the promise, because there was so much at stake. An early error saw TeamOrigin penalised and a split tack start gave Artemis the right hand side... [more]
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J24 South Australian One Design Championship win to No Eye Deer
Simon Grain,
J24 South Australian Championship. Competition was fierce around the track in all three races on Saturday with most of the fleet sailing the course and finishing in a tight pack. Sunday and we had light westerlies with sun-blocking cloud – thankfully – once again the PRO did a good job to set up a tight line and course giving fair racing and tactical sailing.... [more]
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5th Commodores Forum - Insights into hosting commercial sailing events
Cailah Leask,
Yacht club operators across the world congregated at the Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club, Perth, Western Australia, to hold their fifth Commodores Forum to meet and share their experience and views.... [more]
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Jules Verne Trophy - Groupama 3 breaks even
Cammas-Groupama,
Jules Verne Trophy - On the 44th day at sea, Groupama 3 has made up the ground on Orange 2 very quickly. Amassing a lead of up to 620 miles (6th day) and a 492 mile deficit (40th day) off Brazil, Groupama 3's progress has often been thwarted by rather unfavourable weather.... [more]
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Louis Vuitton Trophy - Artemis images from Sander van der Borch
Sander van der Borch images,
Photographer Sander van der Borch presents these images from Artemis Racing on Day 7 of the Louis Vuitton Trophy in Auckland. In the first race Artemis almost lost mastman David Brooke over the side when the jib sheet got caught underneath his legs. See Sander's sequence below.... [more]
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Artemis Racing: Cayard rates quality of Louis Vuitton Day 8 contest
Paul Cayard, Artemis Media & ARL media,
Paul Cayard, skipper of Artemis Racing reviews the racing from Day 8, with the help of some graphics from Animation Research Ltd's Virtual Eye: We had a great day today on Artemis. Things really went our way and it was very satisfying. First, we had a good tussle against ALL4ONE. Our second match of the day, ranks right up there with some of the all time races I have had in 20 years of racing i... [more]
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Louis Vuitton Trophy - A free team-building exercise!
Louis Vuitton Trophy WSTA,
Louis Vutiion Trophy Auckland - Packed with protest flags, incidents and flogging sails at three marks of a four-leg course, this close-fought duel went ultimately to Artemis and her helmsman Terry Hutchinson on a series of umpire calls. Asked to explain all that happened, Cayard simply said: 'We should have had to pay for that (team building), but luckily the Brits paid for it for us!'... [more]
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Louis Vuitton Trophy: TeamOrigin drops two, needs to win tomorrow
Leslie Greenhalgh,
TEAMORIGIN concedes two important matches at the end of the Round Robin phase of the Louis Vuitton Trophy leaving them in sixth ranked place and therefore they are set to sail against third ranked place ALL4ONE in tomorrow's Elimination Round One. Mike Sanderson, Team Director, rounded up the day, 'What a day, amazingly close racing but not our day... [more]
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Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race - New Cork skipper revealed
Clipper Ventures,
Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht race. Hannah Jenner will celebrate her 30th birthday as she races into Kinsale as the skipper of the Cork, Ireland, entry in the Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race.... [more]
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Clipper 09-10 - Qingdao into Stealth Mode as scoring gate approaches
Clipper Ventures,
Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht race - Race 7 Qindgao to San Francisco Day 14. The Pacific is clearly not living up to its name at the moment as the cold wet and windy conditions persist and heavy squalls mean that layering up is a must before the crews dare to venture on deck... [more]
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Louis Vuitton Trophy - Live updates - Racing underway after delay
Richard Gladwell,
Sail-World presents live race updates from Day 8 of the Louis Vuitton Cup. Emirates Team New Zealand are first up against Synergy.However the wind has been up and down in strength and with substantial variances in direction, and there has been two delays thus far.... [more]
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Jules Verne Trophy - Green light for Groupama 3
Groupama-Cammas,
Jules Verne Trophy - Groupama 3 is powering back into contention in relation to her virtual rival Orange 2. The Doldrums was virtually non-existent last night, though Franck Cammas had been rather wary of approaching the zone at dusk. There will nevertheless be a ridge of high pressure to negotiate from Tuesday evening, before joining up with a low which will bring with it SW'ly breezes...... [more]
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Abu Dhabi marks Middle East Volvo Ocean Race Debut
Volvo Ocean Race,
An agreement signed in the United Arab Emirates capital, Abu Dhabi, today will see the Arabian Gulf's emerging marine leisure hub become a host port for the 2010-12 race.... [more]
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America's Cup: New, stunning, video posted of Race 1 start
Richard Gladwell,
At the Auckland International Boat Show, Sail-World ran all the video we had of the 33rd America's Cup. One 20 minute section of the start of Race 1 was guaranteed to stop the crowds and pack them around the big screen. Having been on the water, and later seen the broadcast, we don't believe that the broadcast did justice to that opening stanza of the 33rd America's Cup. However Sailing Anarchy... [more]
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Louis Vuitton Trophy – PredictWind Forecast - Day Eight
Jon Bilger,
PredictWind.com is forecasting SW 8knots increasing to 15knots in the afternoon for day seven of Louis Vuitton Series. Long Term Outlook is for moderate Southwesterlies Wednesay: SW12 increasing to 20knots by late afternoon Thursday: SE15 decreasing to E 5-10knots Friday: SE5 decreasing to 15knots... [more]
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Raymarine delivers the best of both - with Hybrid Touch screens
Brendan Maxwell,
Touch screen technology is everywhere for many of us with the iPhone, soon the iPad and on laptop screens and now its moving into the marine world. On big flybridge boats there are few issues but when you want to use a sophisticated touch screen system on open decks on fishing boats or yachts, it's a real world challenge.... [more]
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America's Cup arrives in New Zealand on Tuesday 16 March
Louis Vuitton Trophy WSTA Media,
The America's Cup trophy is returning to New Zealand, where it will be on display for public viewing during the Louis Vuitton Trophy regatta in Auckland. The Cup, which was won one month ago by the American team BMW ORACLE Racing, has been residing in its new home at the Golden Gate Yacht Club in San Francisco. It is scheduled to arrive in Auckland on Tuesday, March 16th.... [more]
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Are your flares out of date? New disposal system launched in NSW
Natalie Laharnar,
Expired flares can now be placed into special containers at NSW Maritime centres where they are stored for collection and transported to the Sterihealth facility at Silverwater, Sydney. The expired flares will then be destroyed at ultra-high temperature under strict environmental conditions.... [more]
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2010 Western Australian Etchells Championships - Bird takes the title
Dirk van der Struyf,
The 2010 WA Etchells Championships have once again gone to class veteran and consistent performer Rob Bird and his long time crew of Graeme Johnson and Nic Gray sailing Rhapsody in Blue.... [more]
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Black clouds alter Louis Vuitton Trophy complexion
Louis Vuitton WSTA,
Louis Vuitton Trophy Auckland - Strong and gusty sou-west winds forced a cancellation to the day's competition but not before previously unbeaten Emirates went down in defeat to France's seventh-placed Aleph. Four teams crowding the top of the points table were slated to square off today.... [more]
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2010 Multihull Solutions Brisbane-Gladstone: Sailing legend to compete
Kate Elkington,
Yacht racing legend Philippe Péché is set to bring widespread recognition to the 2010 Multihull Solutions Brisbane to Gladstone Multihull Yacht Race when he leads the crew of the Catana 47 Ocean Class Blue.... [more]
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Louis Vuitton Trophy series leader downed in upset
Warren Douglas,
The French team Aleph was having the best of their race against Emirates Team New Zealand on Monday when ETNZ's gennaker ripped in the left corner on the first down-wind leg. Dean Barker and crew finished the run under jib. They gained some ground on the second beat but ran out of runway on the downwind leg to the finish. Aleph finished 36 sec ahead.... [more]
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Two more former VRA units now aboard with Marine Rescue NSW
Ken McManus,
On Saturday 13 March, former VRA volunteer marine rescue units - Terrigal on the Central Coast and Tuross on the South Coast - began their first weekend as full units of Marine Rescue NSW.... [more]
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Hog's Breath Cafe Trophy, Pioneer Bay: that Brown chap and 007
Ian Grant,
Geoff Brown and his 007 crew are in a strong position to ‘dine out' on the best a steak can get when they firmed a stronger grip on the Hog's Breath Cafe trophy series on Pioneer Bay.... [more]
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Tasmanian youngsters show skills in international dinghy classes
Peter Campbell,
The sailing skills, both in seamanship and tactics, of young Tasmanians were apparent over the weekend when Sandy Bay Sailing Club conducted the Tasmanian State championships for the International 420 and the International Optimist class on Hobart's River Derwent.... [more]
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Louis Vuitton Trophy - Live updates - Emirates Team NZ lose to French
Richard Gladwell,
Sail-World live race updates from Day 7 of the Louis Vuitton Cup. Emirates Tean New Zealand look set to lose their first race of the 2010 Louis Vuitton Trophy. After trailing at the first mark by 95 metres or 27 seconds, the series leader Emirate Team NZ did a bearaway set and then gybed in a move known as the Zambucka.... [more]
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Intrigue notches up 58th Pennant on the River Derwent
Peter Campbell,
Veteran Hobart yachtsman Don Calvert has steered this equally veteran yacht Intrigue to yet another Pennant victory with The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, winning the final three races of the season on Saturday under both IRC and AMS ratings.... [more]
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Jules Verne Trophy - Groupama 3 in deficit at the final marker
Groupama-Cammas,
Jules Verne Trophy - For Groupama 3 the final marker before the finish off the Créac'h lighthouse, the equator was traversed this Sunday at 11h 04' 53' UTC, after 41 days 21 hours 09 minutes at sea. Full of energy for the ascent, the crew of Groupama 3 is still just as concentrated in this final phase between the switch of hemispheres and the island of Ushant some 3,350 miles ahead.... [more]
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2010 PUMA Moth Worlds - Day Seven Report
Brigid Murphy,
2010 PUMA Moth Worlds - drama on the last day, with late podium changes. The 2010 Moth World Championships were not decided until the 14th and final race. Full news and results here.... [more]
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Clipper 09-10: Cape Breton Island on course for maximum points
Clipper Ventures PLC,
Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race - Race 7 Qindgao to San Francisco Day 13 report. With a comfortable lead on the chasing pack, Cape Breton Island will be confident of securing maximum points at the Pacific scoring gate, just three days away. 24 hours on and the crews of both Spirit of Australia and Hull & Humber are beginning to adjust to their change in circumstances.... [more]
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Interested in racing an International Dragon?
Peter Campbell,
The International Dragon class is one of the classic one-design yachts in the world and with the World Championships to be sailed on Melbourne's Port Phillip in 2011, there is a resurgence of interest in Australia. With two new Dragons recently joining the Hobart fleet, local sailors this Saturday morning will run a 'boat camp' to give other sailors an opportunity to crew in, or steer, one of t... [more]
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18ft Skiffs Club Championship - Race 14 to Thurlow Fisher Lawyers
Frank Quealey,
The Thurlow Fisher Lawyers crew of Michael Coxon, Aaron Links and Trent Barnabas took out Race 14 of the Australian 18 Footers League Club Championship in a light Easterly wind on Sydney Harbour today, (Sunday, 14 March 2010).... [more]
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