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Miami OCR, SB3 Worlds and Happy Birthday Dee - all the sailing news

by Sail-World.com Team on 26 Jan 2011
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Welcome to this week's edition of our Sail-World.com UK Newsletter.

Skandia Team GBR are competing at the Miami OCR, with Giles Scott leading the Finn Class ahead of Ben Ainslie.

The Illusions were out in force at Bembridge and we have news from the Royal Lymington Yacht Club. And Happy Birthday Dee Caffari who celebrated onboard GAES Centros Auditivos, in the Barcelona World Race.

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And we have the latest from Chris-Stanmore Major who has just finished leg 2 of the Velux 5 Oceans.

There's a great video this week with Charlie McKee talking 'Wing Sails', at the Moth Worlds.

In International news at Audi Victoria Week, Australian Nathan Outteridge the 49er and Moth World Champion has been sailing the SB3 series with David Cheyne (the SB3 World Class President ) from Ireland and fellow Aussie Ian Brown, the 1976 Olympic 470 Bronze medallist. The trio are having a perfect preparation for a crack at the Torbay SB3 Worlds - winning six races in a row at Audi Victoria Week.

The AC45 is proving to be quite a surprise - Sail-World.com has all the latest news and pictures, Richard Gladwell's
articles are a must read.

Our thanks to everyone who has submitted articles, please keep them coming. If you would like us to publish news or information about your club or event, just go to the right of the Sail-World.com homepage and click Upload News, Results, Photos and Events and follow the simple instructions. Don't forget to include your website URL in your article, we will provide a live hyperlink back to the event, club, photographer's website.

And of course we have more local and international news .... so stay tuned to Sail-World.com throughout the week.

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