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Volvo Ocean Race: Vestas Wind Leg 4 Finish - Sanya - Live Video By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 5:21 AM Fri 27 Feb 2015 GMT
Catch the live coverage of the Leg 4 Finish in Auckland, presented by Team Vestas Wind. Check the video timer for a countdown to the start of coverage and the expected race finish time ...
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America's Cup: Artemis Racing lines up against Oracle Team USA - Video By John Navas, , 10:52 PM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
America's Cup Defender Oracle Team USA and Challenger, Artemis Racing lined up for a series of try-outs on San Francisco Bay. Videographer John Navas was shoreside with a new high resolution video camera and provided these videos of the training sessions and hook-ups. ...
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High Performance Yacht Design conference during Volvo OR stopover By Graeme Finch, , 10:35 PM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
The HPYD conference is jointly organised by The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (NZ) and The University of Auckland and will be held at the Marine Event Centre in Auckland to coincide with the Volvo Ocean Race stopover. It attracts some of the world’s most preeminent yacht designers and is recognised as one of the top three conferences in this area internationally. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Ryan Houston - How Alvimedica's chemistry works *Feature By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, , 10:25 PM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
Ryan Houston is a watch captain aboard Team Alvimedica. He sailed in two previous editions of the Volvo Ocean Race – in 2008-09 aboard Delta Lloyd and 2011-12 on the incident plagued Volvo 70, Sanya. With the switch to the one design, ruggedly constructed Volvo 65 for this race many of the issues that bedevilled the competitors and organisers in the previous races appear to have been resolved. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Dave Swete - Alvimedica's race so far *Feature By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, , 10:06 PM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
The Volvo Ocean Race and its forerunner, the Whitbread Round the World Race, used to be dominated by Kiwi crews. In the current edition, there are just three New Zealanders competing. Two of those are on Team Alvimedica, the US and Turkish flagged entry. ...
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One Ton Revival: New sails by Doyle for Bouzaid's Rainbow II By Ellie Brade, , 8:39 PM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
Rainbow II is one of the most iconic yachts in New Zealand sailing history. Built and skippered by Chris Bouzaid, her win in the One Ton Cup in 1969 was New Zealand’s first big international sailing win. Doyle Sails NZ was commissioned to build the new sails for the iconic Rainbow II with design work by Chris’ son Richard ...
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RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show - The only place to be this weekend! By Susie Nation-Grainger, , 3:12 PM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2015 brought to you by the RYA, is the only place to be this weekend (28 February-01 March) whether you’ve never set foot in a dinghy or you’re a seasoned pro. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica hopes to use Coastal Classic tricks *Feature By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL, , 12:08 PM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
Sail-World’s NZ Editor, Richard Gladwell spoke with David Swete one of three New Zealand crew in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race Swete was reporting in from Team Alvimedica the US and Turkish flagged entry, currently lying in fourth place on leg 4 of the race from Sanya China to Auckand. ...
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RS Aerocup first edition to be held in Barcelona By RS Aero Sailing, , 10:30 AM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
We are delighted to announce the addition of a new gem to the RS Aero international calendar and the birth of the RS Aerocup series! The first edition of the Aerocup will be held from October 30th to November 1st 2015 in the iconic city of Barcelona, hosted by the Olympic sailing venue of 1992; Barcelona International Sailing Centre. ...
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America's Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand gears up on less money *Feature By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL, , 8:26 AM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
Emirates Team New Zealand has pushed the start button on their campaign for the 35th America's Cup, with a budget that has been reduced by an estimated 20% from the San Francisco campaign. The decision to relocate the Venue for the Match to the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda has resulted in reduced attractiveness to sponsors, which in turn has led to cuts in the program ...
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Volvo Ocean Race – The race tightens as New Zealand looms By Volvo Ocean Race, , 8:00 AM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – Dongfeng has pulled another mile from Abu Dhabi, and MAPFRE looks like they have been making some good gains on the two leading boats. ...
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GJW Direct SailFest - Entry now open By Brenda Hoult, , 4:46 AM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
For the 2015 edition of GJW Direct SailFest entry is now open. With an early heads-up, the keen Devoti D-Zero fleet have already got entries coming in for their inaugural national championships, to be held as part of the SailFest regatta. ...
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RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show - Clamcleats 50th anniversary competition By Emma Slater, , 3:37 AM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
Clamcleats Limited will be at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show over the weekend of 28 February – 01 March at Alexandra Palace, London. As part of their 50th anniversary celebrations, they have a competition to win one of three Topper Taz dinghies! ...
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Andark opens watersports lake in heart of Hampshire By Emma Slater, , 3:15 AM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
Hampshire based Andark has opened its own watersports lake for a host of recreational and water based activities. Tucked away down a small, dusty lane at the back of Andark’s existing premises in Swanwick, is the lake which is peacefully nestled amongst fields and ancient woodland. More than double the size of an Olympic pool, the lake also offers state of the art conference rooms ...
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Barcelona World Race - Two different worlds separated by Cape Horn By Barcelona World Race, , 2:18 AM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
With Cheminées Poujoulat making good progress up the Atlantic, making close to 18kts, 120 miles SW of the Falklands, Cape Horn marks the frontier between the two different worlds inhabited by skippers on the Barcelona World Race. ...
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America's Cup: Barker offered non-sailing role by Emirates team NZ By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, , 1:49 AM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
Emirates Team New Zealand has announced a team restructuring ahead on next week's expected announcement that the Qualifier for the 2017 America's Cup will be held in Auckland. The statement issued by the team early this afternoon, indicates the team has secured substantial funding and sponsorship for its 2017 campaign. ...
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WPNSA announces 2015 events calendar By WPNSA, , 5:33 PM Wed 25 Feb 2015 GMT
The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) is ready for another year of water based action. Some of the braver youths are taking to the winter waters of Portland Harbour as early as February and March sailing in the Topper, Laser and 420 dinghy Classes. The WPNSA has confirmed six national ranking events across the year for Olympic Classes as well as five National Championships and ...
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Laser World Championship – Over 2000 sailors to race in Kingston By kingstonlaserworlds2015.com, , 9:17 AM Wed 25 Feb 2015 GMT
Laser Standard Men’s World Championships (June 29-July 8), the Laser Masters World Championships (July 10-18), and the Laser Radial Youth World Championships (August 14-20) are being hosted by the CORK. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Barkow and Lush - from the Olympics to the Volvo *Feature By Steve Rosenberg, , 7:58 AM Wed 25 Feb 2015 GMT
Kaenon's Steve Rosenberg talks with Team SCA crew members Sally Barkow and Annie Lush before the start of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race. Both are former Olympic match racers, who have switched to ocean racing. Both are wearing the new prescription Kaenon sunglasses in the 40,000nm race around the world. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – Its anyone's race - Leg 4 to Auckland By Volvo Ocean Race, , 7:52 AM Wed 25 Feb 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – Overnight Ian Walker reported getting ahead of Charles Caudrelier’s Dongfeng only to have Mother Nature take it all back again, getting caught under a rain cloud in light winds ...
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Barcelona World Race - A time for extra care and caution By Barcelona World Race, , 4:49 AM Wed 25 Feb 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race - Mythical, revered, renowned, legendary.....but above all Cape Horn is a time for extra care and caution. While observers and race fans may be poised to share and enjoy the passage of the race leaders Cheminées Poujoulat this Tuesday evening, Swiss co-skipper Bernard Stamm of race leaders Cheminées Poujoulat was clear that there will be little time for celebration ...
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2015 RORC Caribbean 600 - Phaedo3 breaks record By Trish Jenkins, , 3:47 AM Wed 25 Feb 2015 GMT
Lloyd Thornburg's MOD 70, Phaedo3 crossed the finish line in Antigua at 20:35:30 AST on Tuesday 24th February 2015 in an elapsed time of 1 day, 9 hours, 35 minutes and 30 seconds. ...
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Barcelona World Race - Cheminées Poujoulat pass Cape Horn By Barcelona World Race, , 3:17 AM Wed 25 Feb 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race - Cheminées Poujoulat, which has lead the two handed round the world race for 39 days, has passed Cape Horn (67°15 11 W) at 01:00 UTC (02:00 Barcelona time, 22:00 Chilean time). ...
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2015 RORC Caribbean 600 - Records predicted to tumble + Video By Trish Jenkins, , 2:22 AM Wed 25 Feb 2015 GMT
For the seventh edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 records are predicted to tumble, which has one of the most spectacular line ups of high performance boats racing anywhere in the world. ...
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2015 ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship - NOR released By ISAF, , 2:08 AM Wed 25 Feb 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship - The Notice of Race for the 2015 ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship has been released. Set to be held in Middelfart, Denmark from 8-12 July, the 2015 edition of the Women’s Match Race Worlds will welcome the world’s finest female match racers as they fight for the title. ...
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