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 18 May 2011
 


A glorious day on the Gold Coast, its bump in time at Sanctuary Cove. The TetraMedia team is here in force, with eight videographers, journalists and photographers. We will all be based on Booth 40 in the MarineBusiness-World pavilion, the giant hall you first enter into the show, we are next to RFD.

Our emphasis is on video, as you will increasingly see. Some have already seen our Video gallery on the top navigation on Sail-World and over the next four days you will see lots of interviews from here.

Looking at video, catch the interview with Nathan Outteridge at the SB3 Worlds.

If you have an iPhone, you MUST get the Grog's animated knots app. We love it, this week we will be publishing an interview we did with Grog himself .....

Rob Kothe & the Sail-World Team



Nathan Outteridge, Tom Slingsby and Ian Brown Video interview
SB3 Worlds,
Australians Nathan Outteridge, Tom Slingsby and Ian Brown on One Design Sailing currently lie in seventh place after day 2 of the Zhik SB3 World Championships in Torquay, UK.... [more]
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Zhik SB3 World Championship - Aussie crews in the fight
Ian Grant,
The Queensland SB3 crew of Hamilton Island skipper Glenn Bourke and his Sunshine Coast sail handlers Rod Jones and Greg MacAllansmith have qualified for the Zhik World Championship medal sail off.... [more]
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36th Vintage Yacht Regatta at QCYC
Nigel Statham,
During the Queen's Birthday weekend (11th to 13th June) the Queensland Cruising Yacht Club (QCYC) in Shorncliffe is once again hosting the Vintage Yacht Regatta. The regatta, in its 36th year is a highlight of the classic yachting sailing calendar and attracts a large fleet of beautifully turned out vessels from yesteryear.... [more]
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Hamilton Island Race Week 2011 accommodation available
Kristie Kaighin,
Have you booked your Hamilton Island Race Week accommodation yet? Great options still available. Contact us for the best option to suit you. www.whitsundayholidays.com.au or 1300 653 997 - 7 days per week. Many options to choose from. Ranging from 2 bedroom apartment accommodation up to 7 from $500 per night to luxury homes with a private pool - we have several houses to choose from.... [more]
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18ft Skiffs 18ft Grand Prix 1 Hungary
Frank Quealey,
Dockyard 18ft Skiff Grand Prix 1 Hungary was sailed at Lake Balaton. The UK champion Pica team of Jamie Mears, Tristan Hutt and Stewart Mears scored a convincing victory... [more]
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Lasers - Be Quick! A great deal during PSA's Ex Charter Boat Clearance
PSA Media,
Performance Sailcraft Australasia are clearing out all their used and ex charter Lasers. Get in quick for a great deal! All Lasers are in excellent condition, have been factory detailed and are complete ready to race. Ex charter boats will come with New sail + new rope / turbo kits, used spars, used foils and used beach dolly.... [more]
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Queensland's Winter season sailing shines on Sunshine Coast
Tourism Queensland,
Queensland's Sunshine Coast next month hosts the first event on the winter calendar of the Season of Sailing. The sparkling blue waters of Mooloolaba Bay will be the setting for spectacular racing action from June 4 to 12, kicking off with Queensland's newest regatta, Sail Mooloolaba, and culminating with the 15th Musto Etchells Australasian Winter Championship from June 9 to 12.... [more]
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Book a Mariner Boating 2012 Yacht Rally and you could win free flights
Maggie Joyce,
Book a Mariner Boating 2012 Yacht Rally by June 30 this year and you could win free flights for two people to the event of your choice. Select your holiday from the 2012 programme, confirm the booking with a deposit and you will go into a draw for free international flights for two people to your chosen event. Plus...receive a free 12 month subscription to Sails Yachting magazine.... [more]
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Melges 24 World Championship day 2 and a new leader
Justin Chisholm,
Day two of the 2011 Melges 24 Worlds in Corpus Christi, Texas delivered two spectacular races sailed in near perfect conditions, under crystal clear skies and in a solid breeze which built from 15 up to around 19 knots throughout the day.... [more]
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Ron Holland's praise for Queensland's Gold Coast
Bob Wonders,
World-famous superyacht designer believes industry making a comeback. According to Ron, the superyacht industry was severely battered during the global financial ‘meltdown', which he said had produced 'very testing times' for the world's ship builders.... [more]
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Sailrocket 2 hits 20 knots
Paul Larsen,
We hit just over 20 knots so that means two bottles of Pol Roger champagne are history (the 10 and 20 knot bottles). Vestas Sailrocket 2 is setting up for an attempt on the Outright World Sailing Speed record. In the latest trial run the boat hit 20 knots. Paul Larsen 'We are very excited by this. The boat felt great, the rudder was steering, the back float was lifting on the foil... it was sim... [more]
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Volvo Ocean race: Camper refits ahead of Fiji race
Emirates Team NZ Media,
CAMPER is back at the Emirates Team New Zealand Auckland base after three weeks at sea. The yacht has been stripped and the shore team will start a re-fit ahead of the next event in the calendar, the Auckland to Fiji race. Skipper Chris Nicholson said the shore and sailing teams have had an extensive debrief. 'We have a good job list ahead of us. The boat will be lifted out of the water for... [more]
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Zhik SB3 World Championships day two - Doing it tough + Video
Katie Ashworth,
Zhik SB3 World Championships 2011 day two was a tough onwater day for competitors and Race Officers alike. Many entrants are still struggling to find their form and continue to battle the vagaries of Tor Bay's wind conditions. The standard of the fleet is extremely high and nobody is yet willing to bet their life savings on who will lift the beautiful Waterford Crystal trophy on Friday 20th May.... [more]
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PWA World Cup Ulsan - Josh Angulo's secrets
Professional Windsurfers Association,
Amid the presence of a teasing thermal wind that never quite blew in sufficient measure to resume racing, we had a chance to catch up with PWA World Cup Ulsan entrant Josh Angulo to find out all the secrets behind some of his finest racing to date, Angulo boards, his move to Boston and more...... [more]
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Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page - Next stop
Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page,
After a couple of weeks rest in different parts of the world we will shortly re-unite in preparation towards the fifth round of the ISAF Sailing World Cup. As some of you might have seen on facebook we had a few trailer issues on our way back to Hamburg... [more]
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Audi MedCup Circuit Cascais Trophy TP52 practice race
Audi MedCup Circuit,
Audi MedCup Circuit 2011 Cascais Trophy official practice race today for the TP52's was the warm-up prelude to Wednesday's first races of the circuit.... [more]
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34th America's Cup: New Challenger of Record appointed
Richard Gladwell,
Following the announcement last Thursday by Mascalzone Latino principal Vicenzo Onorato, that he was pulling out of the 34th America's Cup for financial reasons, a new Challenger of Record has been appointed. While Mascalzone Latino, the team of the Challenger of Record, Club Nautico di Roma, had raised some sponsorship it was not sufficient for them to mount a competitive (read 'winning' ) cha... [more]
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America's Cup: Oracle Racing News - Edition 10 - We're Outta here!
Oracle Racing Media,
Oracle Racing's newsletter for 17 May 2011 covering the latest entries and America's Cup World Series and more.... [more]
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Extreme Moths fly into Sail Mooloolaba
Holly Kenny,
The world's fastest single-handed, monohull sailing boats will contest their State Championships in conjunction with Sail Mooloolaba over the weekend of June 4-5th 2011. International Moth class, sailing's answer to Formula One, has never before competed on the Sunshine Coast.... [more]
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Melges 24 World Championship 2011 day one + Rick Tomlinson images
Justin Chisholm,
Melges 24 World Championship 2011 day one in Corpus Christi, Texas, saw two closely fought races completed in sparkling conditions. The expectation was always for light to medium conditions to prevail on the first day and race one was started in an unstable eight - ten knots of breeze, with direction swings of up to twenty degrees.... [more]
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Zhik SB3 World Championships 2011 day 1 - Aussies in top ten
Katie Ashworth,
2011 Zhik SB3 World Championships day 1. 103 SB3's left Torquay Harbour this morning. Nathan Outteridge (AUS) collected bowman Tom Slingsby (AUS) from the airport at 1am this morning, but lack of sleep and time on the water as a crew did little to dampen his crew's performance. 2010 SB3 World Champion Jerry Hill (GBR) had a difficult day to start the event.... [more]
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Zoke Kiwi Match Win Nations Cup Regional Final
Logan Fraser,
Zoke Kiwi Match has qualified for the Nations Cup Grand Final having just won the Oceania Regional Final in Australia last week. The event was hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia which is based on Sydney harbor. The team produced a convincing performance losing only 1 race in the 3 days of competition.... [more]
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Australian Women's Match Racing Team double victory
Craig Heydon,
It has been a successful weekend for the Australian Women's Match Racing Team but, on separate sides of the world, with one crew racing on Sydney harbour and the other in Helsinki, Finland.... [more]
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New era for young Queensland sailor
Ian Grant,
Klaus Lorenz the exceptionally talented Whitsunday Sailing Club teenage skipper has entered a promising new era in his already impressive career. Klaus has teamed up with local Whitsunday teenager Ollie Annear and while they are still yet to understand which ‘string' to twitch for the ultimate speed sailing performance still managed to record a close win in the annual Whitsunday Sailing Club summe... [more]
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America's Cup: Onorato sings on Challenger of Record withdrawal
Richard Gladwell,
The Valencia based website, www.vsail.info (who are much better translators of Italian than we) are reporting an interview given to an Italian newspaper by Vincenzo Onorato, owner of Mascalzone Latino, who sent an open letter on Thursday, announcing that due to impossibility of finding the adequate funding to mount a competitive campaign, his team was withdrawing from the America's Cup.... [more]
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