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RC44 Championship - New faces and seasoned pros ready to lead By RC44 Class Association, , 2:02 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
2015 RC44 Championship Tour - With less than a month to go, eleven teams are eagerly anticipating the season-opener set to take place in Malta's renowned capital of Valletta, the historic 'City of Knights', from 25-29 March. ...
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RYA Dinghy Show - Greenwich YC dominates safety boat competition By Comanche Communications & Marketing, , 1:21 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
RYA Dinghy Show - On 28 February Greenwich Yacht Club was presented with a brand new safety boat and outboard engine at the Show held at Alexandra Palace. ...
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National Careers Week – A day in life of Sailing Development Officer By Emma Slater, , 12:57 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
To coincide with National Careers Week (02-06 March), throughout the week we will be chatting to various people working in the marine industry about their job, how they got started, the kind of qualifications they needed. ...
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Life skills National Careers Week- A day in the life of a Yacht Rigger By Emma Slater, , 12:26 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Life skills National Careers Week - Our second ‘Day in the Life’ profile for National Careers Week (02-06 March), comes from Oliver Wyatt (24), who works as a Rigger at Performance Rigging Ltd based at Hamble Point Marina, Hamble. We grabbed five minutes with him during his busy day to find out exactly what a job as a rigger involves, how he got started and what makes a good yacht rigger. ...
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Young South Africans selected By Clipper Ventures Plc, , 9:11 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Eight young South Africans, some of which have never seen the ocean before, have been selected to compete in the world’s longest ocean challenge; at 40,000 nautical miles the race is unique and will be a life changing experience ...
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Maintain the urgency - Reinstating paralympic sailing in Tokyo 2020 By Will Ricketson, , 3:03 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
It’s been a month since the International Paralympic Committee publicized its decision to drop sailing from the slate of sports at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Since then ISAF has stepped up to lead the appeal for reinstatement. At US Sailing, we believe ISAF leadership is critical to our chances of overturning this decision, and we are pleased to see President Carlo Croce take this on himself ...
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Volvo Ocean Race Village: Have a look around without leaving your seat By Sail-World.com: NZL, , 2:51 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Top international photographer, Chris Cameron is working out of the Volvo Ocean Race Village in Auckland. ...
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Barcelona World Race - Easier miles at the front By Barcelona World Race, , 1:54 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race - As Cheminées Poujoulat climbed north out of the latitudes of the Roaring 40s and into a regime change on the east side of the South Atlantic high pressure system, leaders Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam are into relatively stable, quick downwind conditions which will allow them to make good miles north, ultimately to connect with the trade winds. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Team Brunel faced big challenges – Recap Leg 4 By Team Brunel, , 2:50 PM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
Choosing the northern route turned out to be a brilliant tactical decision. But not all decisions went so well. Because of one wrong gybe and changed weather patterns, Team Brunel lost its lead in less than a day. With only the Volvo Ocean Race tracker as a guide, it’s difficult for fans to understand how the Dutch team lost more than 80 nautical miles. Skipper Bouwe Bekking looks explains ...
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2015 RORC Caribbean 600 – 66 best yachts and 600 mile thrilling race By RORC Event Press, , 11:36 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
RORC Caribbean 600 – Arguably the best fleet of offshore racing yachts that has ever gathered in the Caribbean, took part in the seventh edition of the event. 66 yachts started the 600 mile race around 11 Caribbean islands, with numerous world champions, America's Cup and Volvo Ocean Race sailors taking part with passionate Corinthian amateurs, many of whom are members of the Royal Ocean Racing Cl ...
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RYA Dinghy Show images from day 2 By RYA, , 11:35 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
RYA Dinghy Show - Pictures from round the show. Lots more to come on the Suzuki Main Stage, Coaching Area and around all the stands! ...
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RYA talks BTEC in sailing and watersports and students' prospects By Emma Slater – RYA Press Office, , 10:34 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
RYA's Lifeskills National Careers Week – To kick start the RYA’s week looking at different careers in the marine industry and ways to get started, we hear from RYA Chief Instructor, Dinghy and Windsurfing, Amanda Van Santen about marine BTEC’s and we chat with students at the London Nautical School ...
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ACWS Portsmouth ticket launch – Watch top sailors battling it out By ACWS Portsmouth, , 9:36 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
This summer’s ‘must have’ tickets for The America’s Cup World Series, Portsmouth (ACWSUK) are officially available from Monday 2nd March. Fans and spectators are encouraged to book their place now to avoid disappointment with event organisers already receiving a large number of ticket and hospitality enquires. ...
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EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour - Gripping conclusion By Lisa Hynes, , 4:57 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour -A third place in the final leg was enough to confirm Sidney Gavignet and his mixed Omani and European team overall winners for the second year in a row. ...
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Delivery of Phaedo3 MOD 70 By Henry Bomby, , 4:14 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
Sitting here in Antigua airport waiting for my flight back to London, life is good having just blasted across the Atlantic in just under nine and a half days on board the new Phaedo3 MOD 70, one of the fastest sailing boats 'in the world'... ...
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Barcelona World Race – 60 Days at Sea– Atlantic opens up for the fleet By Barcelona World Race Media, , 5:28 PM Sun 1 Mar 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race – After the limits of the southern oceans imposed by the combination of the weather systems and the safety barrier of the Antarctic Exclusion Zone, the Atlantic is opening up for the top trio. ...
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RYA Dinghy Show 2015 - Inspirational disabled sailor presents cheque By Emma Slater - RYA Press Office, , 3:36 PM Sun 1 Mar 2015 GMT
At the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show today (01 March), disabled teen sailor Natasha ‘Miss Isle’ Lambert presented a cheque for £5,469.20 to the RYA Foundation, following her epic ‘Sea and Summit Challenge’. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Images from Auckland - Media Conference and more By Volvo Ocean Race, , 3:06 PM Sun 1 Mar 2015 GMT
Images from Auckland of the media conference on Sunday and prizegivings for Leg 4 ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Iker Martinez returns to Mapfre as skipper By Volvo Ocean Race and Sail-World, , 1:22 PM Sun 1 Mar 2015 GMT
At the media conference held the morning after the finish of leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Mapfre skipper Xabi Fernandez announced that regular skipper Iker Martinez will be back on board for the next leg and most of the remainder of the race. Fernandez had taken over the role, skippering Mapfre to a 4th place on Leg 3 and a win on Leg 4. ...
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RYA Dinghy Show - RYA Club of the Year 2015 award winner announced By Susie Nation-Grainger - RYA Press Office, , 11:57 AM Sun 1 Mar 2015 GMT
At the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show (Saturday 28 February) - RYA Club of the Year 2015 received their award from British Sailing Team’s Nick Thompson and RYA CEO, Sarah Treseder. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 4 finishes at night after a tense day *Feature By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL, , 10:48 AM Sun 1 Mar 2015 GMT
The finish was more like that of a short 100nm race around the Hauraki Gulf. Instead, the first three boats to cross the finish line at the end of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race arrived mid-evening. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race launches Rookie Award to support EFG Sailing Arabia By Oman Sail, , 8:43 AM Sun 1 Mar 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race competitors have been drawn from the ranks of past and present crew since 2011 when Oman Sail first launched its 760nm endurance race around the Gulf of Arabia, and 2015 is no exception with past winners Damian Foxall (IRL) and Sidney Gavignet (FRA) currently at the front of the EFG SATT fleet as they head towards the finish in Bahrain. ...
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Sonar Class has a new builder for Sonar By Bruce Kirby, , 4:18 AM Sun 1 Mar 2015 GMT
The International Sonar Class is pleased to announce that Shumway Marine, with the cooperation of designer Bruce Kirby has made arrangements to have the Sonar built by Rondar Race Boats in the U.K., with plans eventually to have the boat built on both sides of the ocean. The American Rondar facility is in Peabody, MA. Rondar, expects to launch its first Sonar in April. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Team SCA completes closest race in race history By Annaleisha Rae, , 3:40 AM Sun 1 Mar 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race Team SCA arrived into Auckland, in the early hours of this morning, Sunday, March 1, just seven hours behind the winner of the leg, Mapfre (ESP) in the closest ever race leg. ...
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Rio officials probe source of fish die-off in Olympic waters By Jenny Barchfield, , 2:56 AM Sun 1 Mar 2015 GMT
Rio de Janeiro's state environmental agency says it is investigating a fish die-off that has left thousands of carcasses floating in waters where sailing events are to be held when Brazil hosts next year's Olympics. ...
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