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 25 Mar 2011

Ten Teams for AC, 505 Pre-Worlds, more videos

America's Cup: Ten teams now entered with a week to entry close
America's Cup Media,
With the entry deadline of 31st March fast approaching, two more teams have been accepted as competitors for the 34th America's Cup. Formal, public announcements by these two teams, revealing their identities, nationalities and plans are expected as early as next week. (Three teams are now undisclosed)... [more]
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Queensland Youth Week - Time to Enter!
Suellen Hurling,
Queensland Youth Week is fast becoming the biggest youth sailing event in the country and dates have been set for the 2011 event! Hosted by Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron (RQYS) with it's spacious grassed rigging lawns, perfect sunny winters days and beautiful traffic free racing areas, there is no better reason to pack up the family and join in for this fun and exciting event.... [more]
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Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week
Grant Rowley,
Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week - Cowes Week Limited (CWL) today announced that it has opened entries to the inaugural Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week. This year's regatta takes place from 6 -13 August and will once again bring the Solent alive with spectacular backdrops and challenging racing for the diverse 1,000-boat fleet.... [more]
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What does a 'mixed event' mean for a singlehanded class?
Markus Schwendtner,
There are rumors that ISAF has received 65 or more submissions for the events of the 2016 Olympic Games. The battle is expected to be in two areas - the keelboat lobby against the dinghy lobby, and the question what happens with the two board sports that foolishly have been pitched against each other in the provisional November slate... [more]
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Inaugural Melges Young Guns Showdown on Pittwater NSW this Saturday
David Price,
Youth sailing gets a big boost this Saturday 26th March as many Young Guns team up for a showdown on Pittwater at the inaugural Melges Young Guns Regatta being hosted by the ASC. The rules are quite simple – for U30 sailors, two crew must be female, races 2 and 5 must be skippered by a female crew member, the sailors attend the mandatory after party hosted by ASC and it must be fun!... [more]
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New Solent island appears and is promptly claimed by two Clubs
Richard Newnham, Sail-World et al,
Sail-World has received the following letter from the self-proclaimed Ambassador to The Great Gurnard, a new island in which appeared the Shingles Bank Archipelago, on 23 March, in the Solent, off the the Isle of Wight. It is apparently virgin territory for renowned yachting writer and sailor, Bob Fisher who is known to frequent the area.... [more]
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Barcelona World Race skippers facing intense conditions
Barcelona World Race,
The Barcelona World Race skippers aboard We are Water prepare for the worst as they face a severe Southern Ocean storm while Virbac-Paprec 3 enter 'stealth' mode. The GRIB files show stronger winds near the coast so by tacking early towards North Africa they will reach better pressure soonest, but will be sailing an unfavorable angle for longer.... [more]
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IFDS Blind Match Racing Championships 'Just one step at a time'
David Staley,
Semi finals of the IFDS Blind Match Racing Championships will commence tomorrow on Matilda Bay. The second round robin was concluded today in two sessions with a break to allow the new wind to settle in.... [more]
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Harken Women's International Match Racing Regatta day 2 - Kiwis lead
Jennifer Crooks,
Harken Women's International Match Racing Regatta and after three round robins, Danielle Bowater and her crew of Bianca Cook, Hannah Osborne and Katie de Lange representing the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron lead by two points.... [more]
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505 World Championship - Hong Kong team's mid life crisis
Di Pearson,
The SAP 505 World Championship will start at Hamilton Island, Queensland, Australia on Saturday 26th March. Two Hong Kong sailors, Mark Thornburrow and Laurence Mead, who usually sail against each other have joined forces for this championship.... [more]
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ISAF South American Nations Cup Regional Final number one in Brazil
The first ISAF South American Nations Cup Regional Final for 2011 will take place from 24-27 March this week at Porto Alegre, Brazil.... [more]
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ISAF World Sailing Rankings March 2011 release
ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 23 March 2011 have been released. Spain and Great Britain top the rankings, followed by France.... [more]
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International 14 Australian Championship 2012-13 returns RQYS
Neil Patchett,
The International 14 fleet will race from Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron for the 2012-13 Australian Championship.... [more]
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America's Cup: AC45's together as a fleet on the Hauraki Gulf
Ivor Wilkins,
Four of the five AC45's were together as a fleet on the Hauraki Gulf today, with Emirates Team NZ remaining in the shed. This is the first time that the AC45's have been together as a fleet, two boat training is expected to start in the next couple of days, with Defender, Oracle Racing, expected to do their own thing with their two boats and the Challengers, Artemis Racing (SWE) and Emirates Team... [more]
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505 Pre-Worlds 2011 - Consistency pays for Davis and Duffield
Di Pearson,
Consistent results have rewarded Nick Davis and Michael Duffield from Western Australia with the SAP 2011 Pre-Worlds title at Hamilton Island today, but it was a German woman's crew that stole the show, winning the only race today, sailed in light and extremely shifty winds on Catseye Bay.... [more]
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Mandurah Weekend Best Ever
YWA Offshore,
Perfect weather, warm hospitality and excellent race management led competitors and organizers alike to declare last weekend's ocean races to and from Mandurah the best ever. The Mandurah Weekend is traditionally a light weather event, but this year's consistent southerlies offered competing yachts exciting sailing and fast passages.... [more]
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Harken Women's Match Race 2011 images day 1 by Andrea Francolini
Andrea Francolini images,
Harken Women's Match Race 2011 images day 1 by photographer Andrea Francolini.... [more]
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America's Cup: Four AC45s flying on the Hauraki Gulf + Video
America's Cup Media,
The development of the new AC45 class reached another significant milestone in Auckland, New Zealand today when four of the high-performance catamarans lined up for a sailing session in the Hauraki Gulf. In a 10-15 knot breeze, the four yachts sped along at speeds reaching the mid-20 knot range, often within a couple of metres of each other. 'What we learned today is that we made the right deci... [more]
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NSW Maritime Navigation aids displaced by heavy rain in South Coast
Neil Patchett,
NSW Maritime Chief Executive Steve Dunn today issued a warning to boaters to take extra care on South Coast waterways in the aftermath of heavy rain.... [more]
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Summer Universaide 2011 - requirements to get there
Craig Heydon,
Summer Universaide 2011 - Yachting Australia has released information for sailors wishing to compete at the 2011 Summer Universaide, to be held in Shenzhen, China, from 11-23 August.... [more]
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Laser SB3 World championship challenge for Rod Jones
Ian Grant,
Rod Jones, the only skipper to win two Audi Australian IRC championships, faces a supreme test of his personal skill in three major events culminating with the Laser SB3 World championship in England from May 16-20.... [more]
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Philippine Hobie Challenge - Aussies rule after five days' sailing
Monchu Garcia,
If you enjoy sailing fast and furiously on a reach for 4 hours straight this is The Phil Hobie Challenge- an extreme sailing event that every year takes sailors across a different 250 nautical mile route around the islands. Five days, five islands, 13 teams, eight nationalities.... [more]
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Oracle Racing: James Spithill and Murray Jones compare notes on AC33
Oracle Racing,
Two sailors who were rivals in the 33rd America's Cup are now together in the Oracle Racing campaign for the 34th America's Cup. In this video from Oracle Racing, James Spithill, skipper of the Challenger, trimaran USA-17 interviews/compares notes with Murray Jones, one of the crew aboard Alinghi, Defender in the 33rd Match... [more]
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Videos from Oracle Racing: Two boats train in the rain
Oracle Racing Media,
Oracle Racing presents a video of the two AC45's sailing together on the Waitemata Harbour last Friday afternoon, when a serious downpour occurred, as it only can in Auckland out of a blue sky. Winds were not that strong in the Bean Rock area at the entrance to the Waitemata - being recorded at a peak of 21kts at 3.00pm and only 14kts earlier in the afternoon.... [more]
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More Sail-World.com video selections
More great sailing video footage is turning up online. For your enjoyment, the Sail-World team world-wide is bringing you a mixture of interesting recent clips and some historic footage each week.... [more]
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Sailing video: Onboard a Sharpie
Paul Bulley,
On board camera aboard the Australian Sharpie 'Blur' racing at BSYC, Adelaide... [more]
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America's Cup: The Freo Files - KZ-7 vs US-61 in a big breeze
Sail-World Archives,
The Fremantle Doctor was the single feature that differentiated the 1987 America's Cup from every regatta that has occurred before or since. The strong on-shore breeze that came in every afternoon, arrived around 1.00pm, just in time for the racing. The normally sedate 12 Metre class came to life in the Fremantle Doctor, and provided a spectacular television spectacle, on schedule... [more]
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Sail-World.com covers the America's Cup AC45 - Video Gallery 1
Over the past couple of months Sail-World has built up a collection of videos of the AC45, and the development of the America's Cup World Series. For those who have missed any of these here is the first of a three part collection... [more]
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