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 03 Sep 2010
 


A coup for the Heaven Can Wait October Long Weekend regatta with Nathan Outteridge and Tom Slingsby racing the 28.5 nautical mile One Lap Dash in Moths.

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Heaven Can Wait regatta -Superstars Slingsby and Outteridge on board
Heaven Can Wait Media Centre,
Two of Australia's international sailing superstars, Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge, will participate in this year's Heaven Can Wait charity yacht regatta on Lake Macquarie during the October long weekend to raise funds for men's cancer research and support program.... [more]
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Laser World Championships - Slingsby extends heading into final phase
Lindsey Bell,
Laser World Championships - Overall leader Tom Slingsby carries forward his consistent momentum into the critical six race Finals phase buoyed by his fourth race win and a fifth from the last day of Qualifying heats in Hayling Bay off Hayling Island.... [more]
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470 European Championships - Leaders put the hammer down
Luissa Smith,
Istanbul produced sun, wind and waves for a spectacular day three of the event. With the discard now coming into play, the British move to the front of the men's fleet and the Italians have become the leading ladies.... [more]
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Fleet Race Challenge to find 'Best' IRC and OMR Sailors at King's Cup
Duncan Worthington,
With IRC and OMR fleets growing in Asia, the 2010 Phuket King's Cup Regatta introduces the IRC Combined Fleet Race and OMR Combined Fleet Race on Saturday 11th December - the final day of the Regatta. With separate start lines off Kata Bay on Phuket Island's West Coast, the two-class-only race allows cruisers to take on the 'grand prix' racers on a level-playing field.... [more]
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Finn Gold Cup - Battle for supremacy
Robert Deaves,
Rafa Trujillo (ESP) who scored 1-2 and Ed Wright (GBR) who scored 2-5 increased their lead over the rest of the fleet. Race seven got underway under black flag on the third attempt and again turned into a drag race to the right.... [more]
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Youngsters get taste of bigboat sailing
Peter Campbell,
Hobart ocean racincg yacht Auch is back in competition - Skippered by Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania sailing manager and Tasmanian Sailing Academy coach, Richard Scarr, Auch had a crew of some of Tasmania's most promising young dinghy sailors, all looking ahead to eventually becoming big boat racing crew, perhaps even competing in a Sydney Hobart.... [more]
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Windsurfers head into finals series at 2010 World Championship
Craig Heydon,
Racing has entered the finals stage at the 2010 RS:X World Championship in Kerteminde, Denmark, with the Australian Sailing Team's Jessica Crisp having a mixed day in the Gold fleet.... [more]
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Mirsky Racing Team - Highs and lows at St Moritz Match Cup
Kinley Fowler,
Highs and lows on day two of St Moritz see Mirsky Racing Team (MRT) with an even scoreline of four wins and four losses.... [more]
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Record Nominations for Australian Yachting Awards
Craig Heydon, Yachting Australia,
Nominations for the 2010 Australian Yachting Awards have closed with a record number of nominations received and the winners will be announced at a Gala Dinner in Sydney on 15 October... [more]
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Rolex Middle Sea Race 2010 - Maltese task force
Giles Pearman,
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2010 - Whilst the major surrounding noise will resonate around Esimit Europa 2's anticipated assault on the course record, there is much more to the race than the maxi component. The Maltese participation is a crucial element in the success and popularity of the race.... [more]
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RS:X World Championships - Olympic legend flies into the lead
Dansk Sejlunion,
RS:X World Championships - Showing that experience pays in this class, so today veteran windsurfer and quadruple Olympic medallist Alessandra Sensini from Italy pulled into the lead at Kerteminde, Denmark.... [more]
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First ever RS100 UK National Championship 2010 - preview
Martin Wadhams,
UK National Championship - This weekend Parkstone Yacht Club, Poole, UK will host for the new RS100 racing dinghy from RS Sailing. (4-5th September 2010)... [more]
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Global Ocean Race - Halvard Mabire and Miranda Merron enter
Oliver Dewar,
Global Ocean Race (GOR) latest entry is the Franco-British duo of Halvard Mabire and Miranda Merron: a team that will bring an enormous bank of offshore experience to the double-handed circumnavigation in a new and powerful Class40 Pogo S² from the Structures yard in Bénodet, Brittany.... [more]
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Podium finish for Georgia in Hamilton Island Grand Prix IRC Division
Zoe Hawkins,
Moderate Hamilton Island conditions were close to ideal for the IRC52 Georgia, with the boat placing second in the Grand Prix IRC Division, and helping New Zealand take home the South Pacific Cup. Consistency was the name of the game for Georgia, helmed by Jim Farmer and Chris Meads, with tactical support from America's Cup veteran Chris Dickson.... [more]
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Velux 5 Oceans team up with top marine forecaster
Sarah Hames,
Velux 5 Oceans has teamed up with marine forecast service PredictWind to ensure skippers and race management have the most accurate weather information available to them. PredictWind combines local topography maps to create the highest resolution wind forecast available for over 20,000 locations around the world.... [more]
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Finn Gold Cup: Day 3 started off as a hurry up and wait kind of day
Erik Simonson and David Wells,
Day 3 of the Finn World Championships in San Francisco Bay started off as a hurry up and wait kind of day. As the fleet made their way out to the course just off Marina Bay they were greeted by an unusual offshore breeze resulting in the AP postponement pennant going up. This is San Francisco however and it's just a matter of time before the sea breeze kicks in and that's just what it did.... [more]
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NSW Youth Championship NoR Now Available
Daniel Williams,
It's that time again and the NSW Youth Championship is fast approaching.... [more]
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Finn Gold Cup - A comfortable lead
Robert Deaves,
Ed Wright (GBR) has taken a comfortable lead at the 2010 Finn Gold Cup in San Francisco after another outstanding day. With the drop now coming into effect, Wright now has a 13 point lead with four more races to sail before Saturday's medal race.... [more]
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Laser World Championship - Two race wins for Slingsby on perfect day
Craig Heydon,
Laser World Championship - Two race wins for Slingsby on perfect day - The dual World Champions two race wins took him from his overnight eighth position to a four point lead over New Zealand's Joshua Junior and 2008 Beijing Olympic Games Gold medalist Paul Goodison from Great Britain.... [more]
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Who's Who at U.S. Qualifying Series for NYYC Invitational Cup
Michael Levitt,
The New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup U.S. Qualifying Series, where 24 preeminent yacht clubs in America will compete, will be held in Newport, RI next week on Sept. 7-11. The top three U.S. teams from next week's event will join the top six teams from the 2009 Invitational Cup plus at least 10 other international teams, September 10-17, 2011 at the NYYC Invitational Cup presented by Rolex.... [more]
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Mirsky Racing Team has shaky start to St Moritz Match Race
Kinley Fowler,
Mirksy Racing Team did not have the best of days at the St Moritz Match cup, part of the World Match Racing Tour. The fickle mountain winds brought challenges for all the teams, but Mirsky Racing Team found themselves on the wrong side of the shifts in most races.... [more]
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New 'double' World Record ratified for Oman Air Majan
WSSR Council,
The WSSR Council announces the ratification of a 'double' new World Record. Around Great Britain and Ireland double record to Oman Air Majan.... [more]
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RS:X World Championships - A busy lay day
Dansk Sejlunion,
It may be layday at the RS:X World Championships in Kerteminde, Denmark, but ashore various groups have been active busily ironing out issues such as the future of the class, in meetings culminating in tonight's AGM.... [more]
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World Match Racing Tour St Moritz Match Race - Fierce start to day 1
MaxComm Communication,
The opening day of racing at the St. Moritz Match Race dawned bright but cold, with the surface of the lake covered in a thin layer of picturesque mist. So what would happen when Ainslie and Williams went head-to-head?... [more]
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DPI Fisheries - Have your say on draft aboriginal fishing strategy
Alan Everett,
DPI Fisheries Victoria has released a draft Aboriginal Fishing Strategy for public comment.... [more]
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Laser World Championships 2010 Day 3: Slingsby takes the top spot
Lindsay Bell,
Laser World Championships 2010 Day 3 - Australia's dual Laser world champion Tom Slingsby sailed to two impressive race wins in slightly stronger breezes today off Hayling Island, UK and moved four points clear at the top of the Laser World Championships points table after six of the eight scheduled Qualifying Races have been sailed.... [more]
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Norwegian Sailing Federation expands RS Feva Class
Martin Wadhams,
Following last year's highly successful project to boost junior sailing participation with the introduction of the RS Feva to Norwegian sailing clubs, the Norwegian Sailing Federation (NSF) has just announced another opportunity for more clubs to become involved.... [more]
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Rolex Farr 40 World Championship 2011 at Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron
Farr 40 Association,
The Farr 40 Class Association today announced that the 2011 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship will take place February 23-26 at the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron (RSYS), in Sydney, Australia. Immediately preceding the Worlds, the RSYS will host the Australian Championship from February 18-20.... [more]
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Finn Gold Cup - A Wright day
Robert Deaves,
Thomas Le Breton (FRA) takes the lead at the Finn Gold Cup in San Francisco after two third places on Tuesday. Zach Railey (USA) stays in second place while the day belonged to third overall Ed Wright (GBR) after dominating and winning both races.... [more]
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Laser Standard and Junior World Championships 2010 - Hayling Island
www.sail-world.com/uk,
Laser Standard and Junior World Championships 2010 - Leading up to the first qualifying races, competitors were welcomed by what's known to foreigners as 'typical' British weather.... [more]
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Laser Worlds - Day 2 balancing act
Laser Worlds,
Laser World Championships - Across today's two testing qualifying heats off Hayling Island, England it was avoiding the early high score discard that was top of the agenda for most sailors.... [more]
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RS:X World Championship - Van Rijsselberge soars ahead
Dansk Sejlunion,
RS:X World Championship - Dutch sailor Dorian van Rijsselberge has launched himself into the lead today, with the final two qualification series races held off Kerteminde, in the centre of Denmark.... [more]
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ISAF World Match Racing Tour Championship - Set to challenge
Rupert Hains,
ISAF World Match Racing Tour Championship - The race village at the Segel-Club St. Moritz was buzzing today, with 12 world-class sailing teams making their final preparations for a week of fierce head-to-head competition in the St. Moritz Match Race, the sixth stage.... [more]
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Loki and McConaghy - Winners at Hamilton Island
McConaghy Boats,
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2010 - The McConaghy-built Loki 63' won the IRC Grand Prix division at Hamilton Island, and became the champion.... [more]
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34th America's Cup – Year, new fast boat and fair Protocol rules
Tim Jeffery,
34th America's Cup organizers plan on September 13 to host a press conference in Valencia to reveal three of the four cornerstones of the next competition.... [more]
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Laser Worlds - A sea-breeze second day
Laser Worlds,
Laser Senior and Junior Championships - After a postponement ashore for two hours both fleets have been sent afloat.... [more]
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