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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Postma takes Finn control on day 3 By Robert Deaves, , 8:50 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, Pieter-Jan Postma (NED) took control of proceedings on the third day with two great victories to take a commanding lead at the top of the scoresheet at the half way stage. He holds an 18 point lead over Caleb Paine (USA) and 19 over third placed Thomas Le Breton (FRA). ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Tense gold fleet racing + Video By Daniel Smith, ISAF, , 8:49 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
On day three of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, gold fleet racing got underway with tense competition across ten Olympic and two Paralympic events. With a full complement of races completed thus far the leader boards are shaping up nicely with fine margins between the world's top sailing talents. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 3 images by Franck Socha By Sail-World.com, , 8:41 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
Photographer Franck Socha was out on the water to capture these images during day three of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres. ...
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Team GBR on the Road to Rio (Part One) By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, , 7:07 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
GBR Team Manager Stephen Park has led Great Britain’s Sailing Team in the Olympic and Paralympic Classes – to unrivalled success on the world stage since 2001. Great Britain is now the most successful Olympic classes sailing nation and sailing has been one of the nation’s consistently high performing sports at the past three Olympic Games. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series - ‘Team Extreme Qingdao’ home nation entry By Extreme Sailing Series, , 5:11 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
In a little over one week, China’s 2008 ‘Olympic Sailing City’ of Qingdao will welcome the formidable fleet of Extreme 40s for Act 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series to Fushan Bay, with the home nation entry ‘Team Extreme Qingdao’ bolstering the elite level racing fleet to 12 boats, including two of China’s top sailing stars. ...
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Sport NZ gives Lifetime Achievement Award to ISAF's Adrienne Greenwood By ISAF, , 4:50 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
ISAF Vice President Adrienne Greenwood has been given a Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards, held in Christchurch, New Zealand. Greenwood is a well-known figure within the sailing community. In addition to being involved with the sport at the grassroots coaching level, she has had a number of significant management and governance roles. ...
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ISAF MNAs encouraged to apply for IOC Olympic Solidarity funding By ISAF, , 4:31 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
ISAF Member National Authorities (MNAs) are encouraged to apply for IOC Olympic Solidarity funding ahead of the approaching deadline. Applications for 'Rio 2016' funding have been open since March and MNAs are required to complete their proposals to National Olympic Committees (NOCs) before the end of June 2014 when the application process will close. ...
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ISAF seeks interest from Performance Sail Training providers By ISAF, , 4:20 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
The International Sailing Federation is inviting letters of interest from Performance Sail Training providers wishing to be listed by ISAF as an 'Approved Training Centre'. ...
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Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup - Action gathering pace By Matt Carter, , 3:16 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
With around a month until the RYA look to announce its remaining teams for the 2014 Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup, the action behind the scenes in supporting the entrants to the RYA Trials has been gathering pace. ...
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Stakes approach boiling point By Clipper Ventures, , 2:21 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
In the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, temperatures have continued to build in the PSP Logistics Panama 100 Cup and as the barometer rises, the race stakes are approaching boiling point. Less than 10 miles now separates the top half of the leaderboard, and with the scoring gate now under 300 miles away, a drag race is well and truly on and is too close to call. ...
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Rolex Capri Sailing Week - Tenth edition begins May 19th By KPMS, , 1:53 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
A captivating island in the Gulf of Naples, Capri is a strategic balcony over the cobalt waters of the Mediterranean and one of the world’s most enchanting locations. Since 2005, this unique venue has hosted Rolex Capri Sailing Week, a yearly rendezvous for first-class yachts and sailors from all over the world. ...
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PWA Ulsan World Cup has been cancelled By PWA, , 1:42 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
Regrettably, as expected, the upcoming Ulsan PWA World Cup in South Korea has been cancelled by the organisers. The country is in a national state of mourning and, as a result, most public events and celebrations are being cancelled as a sign of respect. ...
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Doyle's Mike Sanderson flying above the Hauraki Gulf on a foiling SL33 *Feature By Sail-World.com/nz, , 10:30 AM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
Former Volvo Ocean Race winner, Mike Sanderson, caught on video flying high in his foiling SL 33, Stratis. Conditions were described as very gusty and with good seas, making for challenging sailing, but Sanderson and his crew from Doyle Sail really put the foilin catamaran through her paces. ...
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ISAF World Sailing Cup: Generational 'Game-On' in 49er Fleet at Hyeres By Ben Remocker, , 9:56 AM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
For ages it was said that it took multiple Olympic cycles to move into podium potential performance. The young guns, not known for patience, are saying forget about that, I want to compete now! Just look at the podium at 2013 worlds. Out in front were mid-twenties Burling and Tuke, in Second, youngsters Hansen and Porebski, and in Bronze, veterans Dyen and Christidis. ...
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Sailing World Cup Hyeres- Top sailors to face off as Gold Fleet Racing By Daniel Smith, , 8:15 AM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2014 - The one problem, the early morning breeze that has been evident over the opening two days of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères was absent. But fear not, the easterly breeze evident over day’s one and two has been replaced with a westerly that will start to really come in towards the latter part of the morning with 9-12 knots on the cards. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 2 Laser images by Franck Socha By Sail-World.com, , 10:56 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
Enjoy these day two images of Laser action at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres captured by photographer Franck Socha. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 2 Nacra 17 images by Franck Socha By Sail-World.com, , 9:55 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
Franck Socha was out on the water for day two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres to capture these images of the Nacra 17 action. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Brits move up on day 2 By Lindsey Bell, , 9:26 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
On day two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, British sailors made the most of another day of perfect World Cup racing conditions, with four British boats at the top of the class standings at the end of the two-day qualifying series. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Mitakis lead reduced on day 2 By Robert Deaves, , 8:26 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
With race wins on day two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres going to Pieter-Jan Postma (NED) and Thomas Le Breton (FRA), Ioannis Mitakis (GRE) now has a reduced lead of just one point. Postma jumps two places to second, while Caleb Paine (USA) remains in third. ...
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Byte CII Worlds and YOG Continental Qualifier at Riva del Garda By Elena Giolai, , 8:11 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
No sooner has the Riva club just celebrated the the victory of its own athlete at the 32nd Garda Optimist Meeting than Fraglia Vela Riva is again hard at work preparing for another regatta. ...
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OKs at Waldringfield SC Easter Egg By Daniel Ager, , 7:47 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
If competitors were hoping that the late Easter would make for a warmer Waldringfield SC Easter Egg than in recent years, they were, certainly on the first day of the two day event, out of luck. Three boats from Waldringfield were joined by three visitors for six close races over the Friday and Saturday of the Easter weekend. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Qualification stage comes to a close By Daniel Smith, ISAF, , 7:07 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, the qualification stage has drawn to an end with gold fleet racing on the minds of the world's best top sailors over the next three days. Conditions at the fifth and final regatta of the 2013-2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup series could not have been any better on the second day of racing. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 2 images by Franck Socha By Sail-World.com, , 6:23 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
Photographer Franck Socha was on deck for day two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres to capture these images. ...
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ISAF SWC Hyeres - Nacra Silver medal debutantes continue to improve By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, , 6:23 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
The debut event for the newest Olympic class boat, the mixed multihull Nacra 17 was the 2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup in Mallorca, when a 34 boat primarily European fleet sailed in the event. ...
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Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - Cheers on the dock By Louay Habib, , 4:22 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
Competition at the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai came to a conclusion today with the Windward Course, a reaching start with a tricky reverse triangle and a reach finish. The breeze was still in but had moderated enough to allow shifts to make a big impact on performance. Several classes were decided on the last day of racing. ...
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