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 30 Jun 2010
 


Bundock and Ashby in action, good stuff happening at RQ.

The old team is not back together again tho, Glenn is leading the A Cat Worlds while Bundy is lining up for the F18's.

Suellen Hurling has just tweeted that there are now 170 entries in the Queensland Youth titles. There is good stuff happening at RQ- just look at the Brisbane Keppel fleet - getting seriously good. Foresight from Russell McCart and his team, who have worked hard to establish what is now is shaping as a serious event on the national offshore calendar.

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Australian crews receive funding following success at Championships
Yachting Australia,
Yachting Australia is pleased to announce the recipients of funding for competitors who had strong performances at recent ISAF International and Recognised Class World Championships.... [more]
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America's Cup - Luna Rossa will not be entering the 34th edition
Valencia Sailing,
America's Cup update: The news that came from Italy on Monday evening is certainly a big loss for the sport of sailing and the America's Cup. Patrizio Bertelli, the owner of Luna Rossa, has decided not to take part in the 34th America's Cup.... [more]
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2010 OAMPS Insurance Brokers Queensland Youth Week
Suellen Hurling,
2010 OAMPS Insurance Brokers Queensland Youth Week entries have reached 169 with a few more predicted to come in during the next 48 hours.... [more]
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Save Our Seas Australia campaigner Ian Thomson to tour yacht clubs
Media Services,
Having smashed the record for the fastest solo circumnavigation of Australia by 26 days, Ian Thomson, skipper of Save Our Seas Ocean Racing, is embarking on a tour of Australian Yacht Clubs from September to December. After his local regattas at Meridien Marinas Abel Point Race Week and Audi Hamilton Island Race Week Ian will head off on a tour to promote his no plastic bag campaign.... [more]
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ICAP Leopard World Record verified by WSSR Council
WSSR Council,
The World Sailing Speed Record Council announces the ratification of a new World Record for ICAP Leopard. Record: Monohull. 24 hours under rule 21.c.... [more]
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Brisbane to Keppel rivalry
Ian Grant,
Mooloolaba Yacht Clubs Rod Jones the only skipper to win two Audi Australian ocean racing championship trophies will be forced to protect his reputation in the 348 n/ml Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Island race next month.... [more]
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A-Cat World Championships: Australian Glenn Ashby leads
Sail-World.com,
A-Cat World Championships are being sailed in Cesenatico, Italy. Race one was sailed in six to seven knots of easterly breeze, building slightly for the second race of the day. Australian Steve Brewin led the fleet after day two by now the 'old master' Glenn Ashby is back on top of the table..... [more]
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BMW Oracle Racing to open NASDAQ stock exchange
Jane Eagleson,
BMW Oracle Racing team, winners of the 33rd America's Cup in February, will ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell on Wednesday June 30th at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.... [more]
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Tension rising ahead of the RC 44 Valencia Cup
Bernard Schopfer,
RC 44 Championship Tour 2010 - The second half of the tour will start in Valencia, Spain, on July 27. No less than eleven teams, including Vincenzo Onorato's Mascalzone Latino and all the teams involved since the beginning of the season, will participate in the event.... [more]
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PWA Costa Teguise, Lanzarote World Cup – 2010 Event Preview
PWA/Paul Griffiths,
PWA Costa Teguise, Lanzarote World Cup 2010 is set to leave you holding into your hats as the world tour launches into action on its infamous Canary Islands leg. Kicking off with men's and women's freestyle in Lanzarote, be sure to keep an eye on the water as the freestylers explode into a myriad of mind boggling moves.... [more]
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Noakes Youth apprenticeship program shapes young Australians
Lisa Ratcliff,
Noakes Group is offering up to 12 places across the Sydney, Newcastle and Nelson Bay regions to suitable applicants intending to complete the Marine Craft Construction Certificate III TAFE course, as well as those interested in undertaking a traineeship in marine painting.... [more]
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Win an Opti for the Kids and One for the Club
Sail-World.com & Powerboat-world.com,
The winner of the OziOPti Sail-World competition will receive an OziOpti ‘Regatta Mark IV' GRP racing boat complete valued at AUD$3,950 (or NZ$5,135). AND They will ALSO win for their chosen sailing club an OziOpti ‘Tacker' Poly training boat valued at AUD$2,395 (or NZ$3,200). There will also be prizes of 10 x $100 ‘The Boatyard' vouchers.... [more]
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F18's - Multihull Champion chasing Lucky 13th World titles
Media Services,
In a sport where bananas, anything green, starting a voyage on a Friday and even whistling are onsidered 'unlucky' on boats, dual Olympic medallist Darren Bundock said he doesn't have a superstitious bone in his body ahead of his campaign for a 13th world sailing crown.... [more]
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2010 Audi Invitational - Melges 32 Porto Cervo pictures
Sail-World.com,
2010 Audi Invitational - Melges 32 Porto Cervo pictures... [more]
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Queensland Match Racing Championships results
Shane Smith,
Angus Galloway and his team are now the Queensland Youth and Open Champions while the SYC team lead by Jess Hansen are the Women's Champions. Despite all efforts to complete the round robin and proceed to finals the Gold Coast could not produce enough breeze to complete the scheduled races.... [more]
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34th America's Cup video talent competition launched
GGYC Media,
Calling all young America's Cup movie makers. Do you have what it takes to supercharge the media production of the America's Cup? Yes? Think so? Or know so? See the video posted today on the official 34th America's Cup web site, www.americascup.com, that launches the America's Cup Video Production Competition.... [more]
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America's Cup: World Yacht Racing Forum talks to Russell Coutts
Bernard Schopfer,
The America's Cup debate has traditionally been one of the World Yacht Racing Forum's highlights. The new Defender issued, last week, the long awaited draft Protocol for the 34th America's Cup. The team's CEO Russell Coutts speaks exclusively to the World Yacht Racing Forum and answers some of the questions that many have been asking...... [more]
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Meridien Marinas Airlie Beach Week - High standard fleet
Ian Grant,
The Meridien Marinas Airlie Beach Race Week well known on the Australasian yacht racing scene as the friendly regatta has attracted a high standard fleet to contest the 2010 class championships over the Whitsunday Sailing Club courses in August.... [more]
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China Cup 2010 - only four months away
CCIR Media,
With only four months to go before the 2010 China Cup International Regatta, preparation is well under way. The regatta is expecting stronger competition, more interesting events on shore, and most of all, your participation!... [more]
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YANMAR Racing win Portimão Portugal Match Cup
YANMAR Racing Media,
Portimao Portugal Match Cup, the fourth stage on this year's ISAF World Match Racing Tour. Day Five - Finals Day. The first match of the semi-final for YANMAR Racings team of Peter Gilmour was against the reigning world champion Adam Minoprio (NZL) ETNZ/BlackMatch Racing and they won 3-0.With Torvar Mirsky beating Ian Williams 3 - 0 in the semi-finals the stage was set for an all Australian, All W... [more]
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Clipper 09-10 - Emotional Cork crew leads fleet into Ireland
Clipper Ventures,
Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race - At times during the last nine months the crew of Cork might have thought this moment would never arrive but on Sunday evening at 1947 local time (1847 GMT) they crossed the finish line at Kinsale; an emotional moment as they led the fleet into their home port at the end of the final transatlantic crossing of the 35,000-mile contest.... [more]
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Superyacht Cup Palma - Alls well that ends well
Norma Trease,
Superyacht Cup Palma 2010 day three. The results ended as they started, with Scorpione dei Mari gleefully sweeping in to a cumulative First in Cruising Class and a convincing win overall. Gorgeous Royal Huisman Gliss second.... [more]
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Clipper 09 -10: Cork leading the fleet home
Clipper Ventures PLC,
Clipper 09 -10 Round the World Yacht Race. Race 12 Cape Breton Island to Kinsale, Ireland. The irish entry Cork has been flying along and looks as though they will lead the fleet into their home port. Cork is expected to arrive in Kinsale later this .evening where they will be rewarded with a huge Irish welcome... [more]
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Portugal Match Cup: All Australian final - Gilmour v Mirsky
Yvonne Reid,
Portiṃo, Portugal Match Cup РFinals day for Stage 4 of the ISAF World Match Racing Tour produced an all Australian final with Torvar Mirsky (AUS) Mirsky Racing Team yet again taking on the icon of match racing, Peter Gilmour (AUS) YANMAR Racing.... [more]
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