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 24 Jun 2011
 


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Sailing World Cup - Aussie sailors bring home five medals
Craig Heydon,
Kieler Woche. Australian sailors have won five medals at the final round of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Kiel, Germany, with the medal haul made up of two Gold, two Silver and a Bronze.... [more]
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Boat Shows need feedback - win a $14,000 holiday and boating package
MarineBusiness-World.com,
Most boaters and fishers have been to many boat shows, finding it a rewarding, informative and fun experience. The Marine industry needs that to be the case. Boat Show organisers spend the entire year working to deliver a better experience for showgoers and exhibitors alike. To make sure they are putting their emphasis on the things that will have you coming back they need to understand the... [more]
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Fireball Worlds 2011 day 3
Francois Schluchter amended Sail-World,
Today's racing in Sligo has not taken the regatta any further forward in terms of determining who will be the 2011 Fireball World Champion. As the morning wore on the prospects for racing were put into limbo.... [more]
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Giraglia Rolex Cup. Esimit Europa 2 retains line honours title
KPMS,
Igor Simcic's Esimit Europa 2 (SLO) crossed the finish line in Genoa to claim line honours at the Giraglia Rolex Cup. Esimit Europa 2 completed the course in 33 hours 45 minutes and 20 seconds thus retaining the title they claimed in 2010, when the event finished in San Remo.... [more]
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Portimão Portugal Match Cup - Collision as the pressure mounts
WMRT,
At the Portimão Portugal Match Cup after completion of qualifying session two, AON Racing and Siragusawa Sailing Team depart the competition. Eight more must fight to advance to the quarter finals.... [more]
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America's Cup: Green Comm and RCNV launch challenge of sustainability
Green Comm Racing,
The Real Club Nautico de Valencia (RCNV) and Green Comm Racing announced the details of their Challenge for the 34th America's Cup at a press conference Thursday afternoon in Valencia, Spain. The Green Comm Racing team, representing Spain's RCNV, completes the field of nine teams from eight nations that will be on the starting line in 10 AC 45 catamarans at the first America's Cup World Series... [more]
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ORCi World Championship new Class B leader
Offshore Racing Congress,
ORCi World Championship. Light winds and general recalls once again impeded progress on the event format and only one race was held, in Class B.... [more]
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Valmadre Cup 2011 - Rivalries resume in WA Offshore Winter Series
YWA Offshore,
Valmadre Cup 2011 - An impressive fleet of forty eight yachts has assembled for Fremantle Sailing Club's prestigious Western Australian four-race offshore winter series that commences with the Arlene Race this Saturday. The entrants have been divided into four fleets depending on speed, with many old rivalries likely to be re-kindled and new ones created.... [more]
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Series 2011 - Wright and Pascoe at the top
Lindsey Bell,
British sailors Ed Wright and Megan Pascoe ensured a golden finale to the 2010-11 ISAF Sailing World Cup series on Thursday (22 June), winning their respective classes at the seventh and final leg of the series in Kiel, Germany.... [more]
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America's Cup: Spanish-Italian Challenger announces in Valencia
Richard Gladwell,
European media are reporting that Spain's Real Club Nautica of Valencia and Italy's Green Comm Racing will jointly challenge for the 2013 America's Cup, according to an invitation issued for the official announcement. The Spanish-Italian challenge is the eighth challenger and will bring the total fleet to nine. They are the unannounced challenger alluded to at last week's Media Announcement in... [more]
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PWA Aruba Hi Winds Grand Slam day 4 freestyle
PWA,
Belgian freestyle maestro, Steven Van Broeckhoven and Caribbean Queen, Sarah-Quita Offringa blow the competition out of the water to secure their places at the top of the freestyle rankings in Aruba.... [more]
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America's Cup: Oracle Racing News - Edition 15 - Media Reaction
Oracle Racing Media,
Oracle Racing's newsletter for 14 June 2011 covering the Media reaction to the America's Cup in San Francisco and more.... [more]
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ORCi World Championship Middle Offshore Race
Offshore Racing Congress,
While it was the shortest night of the year on the calendar, the grueling light air conditions of last night would make it seem like the longest night for teams entered in the middle and long-distance offshore race of the 2011 ORCi World Championship... [more]
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Kiel Week Day 5: GBR's Wright clinches gold in medal race
Robert Deaves,
After trailing the front runners all week, in the seventh round of the ISAF World Sailing Cup, world champion Ed Wright (GBR) turned it around with a third place in the medal race to win the Finn class in Kiel Week. The top three were only split on count back with each tied on 30 points. Jonathan Lobert (FRA) ended up second while the leader this morning, Zach Railey (USA) had to settle for third... [more]
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ISAF Sailing World Cup goes from strength to strength
ISAF,
The 2010-2011 ISAF Sailing World Cup continues to grow after a successful third year which saw 74 nations and over 2,000 sailors compete at seven destinations in three continents.... [more]
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Portimão Portugal Match Cup - Richard finds form in Qualifying session
World Match Racing Tour,
Mathieu Richard found his form in the opening Qualifying Session at the Portimão Portugal Match Cup winning four of his five matches to take the overnight lead. Richard (FRA) French Match Racing Team put in a dominant display to claim victory over his rivals on day one of the fourth stage of the World Match Racing Tour, only falling foul to fellow countryman and teammate Damien Iehl.... [more]
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ORCi World Championship reigning European champion wins long race
Offshore Racing Congress,
ORCi World Championship. Much of Class B raced hard throughout the night and most of the day to complete the 100-mile course, but still could not have their fastest boat get to the finish line within the 36-hour time limit.... [more]
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Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 - Groupama 4 qualifies
Welcome On Board,
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. It took a little less than six days for Groupama 4 to complete the 2,023 mile qualifier course that the crew had set itself. Ultimately, 2,138 miles were covered at the average speed of 15.5 knots and Groupama 4 is now officially qualified for the next edition of the Volvo Ocean Race.... [more]
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America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ starts sailing their two boat program
Richard Gladwell,
There's a new cat, soon to be two, prowling the Auckland waterfront. From the design board of a highly respected US multihull design partnership, and built by a top Wellington based composites builder, the pair of new black cats are here to stay for a couple of years at least.... [more]
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ISAF Sailing World Cup titles decided after Kieler-Woche
ISAF,
The titles for the 2010-2011 ISAF Sailing World Cup have been decided after the final day at Kieler-Woche, the seventh regatta in the Sailing World Cup series.... [more]
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Kite Course Racing Worlds - Strongest fleet ever fight for the title
Markus Schwendtner,
Kite Course Racing Worlds 2011 - The worlds best kiteboarders meet on Sylt next week to fight for the 2011 Course Racing World Title... [more]
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Queensland Cruising Yacht Club Vintage Yacht Regatta 2011
Nigel Statham,
In the week leading up to the Vintage Yacht Regatta most of the 35 skippers had their attention firmly centred on the weather forecast. Thankfully, by the time the fleet began to arrive at the Club on Friday things were improving and in the end many of the competitors agreed that it had been some of the best racing conditions the Regatta has seen for many years.... [more]
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Images from the Viaduct: Emirates Team NZ is purring
Richard Gladwell,
This week and early next, Emirates Team NZ will launch their two SL33's - which will be their training boats in the lead up to the 34th America's Cup. On a wet winter's day, Sail-World took a sneak peak at the new catamarans which are just small enough to dodge the Surrogate Rule for the event which prohibits the sailing of catamarans above 10 metres in length.... [more]
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Nacra Infusion Worlds 2011 - De Koning and Visser dominate
Diana Bogaards,
Nacra Infusion World Championship 2011 - Coen de Koning and Thijs Visser from the Netherlands dominated the fleet and took the victory with an eleven point lead after nine races. Dutchmen Gunnar Larsen and Sam Frank maintained their second position overall, followed by the Australians Adam Beattie and Jamie Leitner.... [more]
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ORCi Worlds Middle Offshore Race 2011 - Fleet endure tough conditions
Offshore Racing Congress,
ORCi Worlds Middle Offshore Race 2011 fleet endures difficult light air conditions overnight... [more]
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Aruba Hi Winds Grand Slam 2011 Day 3
Ed Sinclair,
Aruba Hi Winds Grand Slam 2011 erupts into action seeing Broeckhoven and Offringa emerge victorious in the single elimination. Aruba disposed of its dark cloak of clouds, and unveiled the glorious conditions that have engraved it on the map as one of the world's finest windsurfing locations.... [more]
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Kieler Woche 2011 – Danes rule the roost
International Sailing Federation,
Kieler Woche 2011 - Denmark's Peter Kruger-Andersen and Nicolai Thorsell will go up against compatriots Allan Norregaard and Peter Lang in the 49er Medal Race as the Danes rule the roost after four days of racing at Kieler Woche.... [more]
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Australians well placed for Kiel medals
Craig Heydon,
Kieler Woche 2011. Australian sailors are set to battle it out for medals in four classes as the final round of the ISAF Sailing World Cup heads into the last day of racing in Kiel, Germany.... [more]
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Queensland Youth Week entries hit 204
Suellen Hurling,
Entries for the annual OAMPS Insurance Brokers Queensland Youth Week surged to 204 overnight with more expected to be received in the coming days before the event... [more]
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SB3 Wintersun championship 2011
Ian Grant,
OceanBuro Performance Sailing and Maroochy Sailing Club have combined their resources to host the important SB3 Wintersun championship on the open offshore course off Mooloolaba next month.... [more]
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