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2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Countdown begins By ISAF, , 2:31 AM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Bigger than ever in 2015, with an atmosphere crackling with adrenaline, the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella, was ground zero on Sunday as competitors from 63 countries made their final preparations. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Donfeng set to create a piece of sailing history By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 9:19 PM Sun 25 Jan 2015 GMT
The Chinese entry Dong looks set to create sailing sailing history when she finishes first on Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Sanya in two days time. Includes video Currently Dongfeng is 250 nm to the finish line in Sanya and the chasing pack with ADOR ahead in second place 55+ nm behind the Chinese team. ...
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Barcelona World Race - First of the iconic Great Capes has been passed By Barcelona World Race, , 5:59 PM Sun 25 Jan 2015 GMT
The first of the iconic Great Capes has been passed in the Barcelona World Race with Cheminées Poujoulat rounding the Cape of Good Hope earlier this morning. Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam passed 20°E around 400 miles south of Cape Agulhas – the southernmost tip of Africa – at 0935am (UTC) today and have begun the Indian Ocean leg of their race around Antarctica. ...
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Classic 18fters racing on Sydney Harbour By Sail-World, , 12:27 PM Sun 25 Jan 2015 GMT
The Classic 18fters were racing again on Saturday on Sydney harbour. Michael Chittenden caught the action from a shore vantage point. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Can Dongfeng still hang on for a Sanya win?? By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, , 8:13 AM Sun 25 Jan 2015 GMT
When race leader Dongfeng rounded Singapore 60+ nautical miles ahead of the chasing pack, it looked like the final 1200 miles of Leg three would be a procession but over the last day, the Volvo Ocean race leg from Abu Dhabi to Sanya China appears to have tightened incredibly. ...
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Barcelona World Race - Taking advantage By Barcelona World Race, , 3:24 AM Sun 25 Jan 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race - The first of the Great Capes is fast-approaching, with the leading boats in the Barcelona World Race expected to pass the longitude of the Cape of Good Hope at the tip of South Africa tomorrow. As they pass 20°E, the Atlantic Ocean will deliver its verdict – did Cheminées Poujoulat’s east-bound track or Neutrogena’s southerly gamble pay off? ...
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20 Nations head for 2015 St.Maarten Heineken Regatta By St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, , 2:06 PM Sat 24 Jan 2015 GMT
The 35th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta has already attracted entries from 20 different countries: Antigua, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Puerto Rico, Russia, St.Maarten, Uruguay, USA and the US Virgin Islands. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Less than 500 miles to go By Dongfeng Race Team, , 12:56 PM Sat 24 Jan 2015 GMT
The world is watching. Can Dongfeng Race Team hold onto their 57 nautical miles lead to China for what will essentially be the ultimate home victory? Or will another team get desperate and make a bold decision that could cost Dongfeng their win? ...
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Nominations open for RYA Volunteer Awards 2015 By Susie NationGrainger, , 5:36 AM Sat 24 Jan 2015 GMT
The RYA has officially begun the search for this year’s most inspirational volunteers by opening nominations for the 2015 RYA Volunteer Awards. ...
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Barcelona World Race: Weather beacons launched midrace By Barcelona World Race, , 3:47 AM Sat 24 Jan 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race - Sport met science today on the Barcelona World Race when the pairs of skippers took the first opportunity to deploy their data monitoring Argo beacon which was given to them in Bareclona prior to the start. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race Leader - Dongfeng - the right place at the right time By Rob Kothe and Jedda Murphy, , 7:02 PM Fri 23 Jan 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2015 - With a solid 17-20 knots from the north east, reducing the possibility of a distance sapping park up, the likehood of the Leg three leader the Chinese boat Dongfeng getting the gun in Sanya just 640 nautical miles ahead continues to strengthen. ...
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ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship - Notice Of Race online By ISAF, , 6:15 PM Fri 23 Jan 2015 GMT
The 2015 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship set to be held in Swinoujscie, Poland from 15 – 19 September 2015 Notice of Race has been released. ...
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Currently doing scheduled maintenance. By Site Adminstrators, , 2:52 PM Fri 23 Jan 2015 GMT
Currently doing scheduled maintenance. Some elements of site may not be visible at the moment. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Changes to Team Vestas Wind crew By Sail-World, , 9:40 AM Fri 23 Jan 2015 GMT
On 2nd January 2015, Team Vestas Wind announced that skipper Chris Nicholson had been tasked to review the team during the month of January. The objective is to ensure the right team for the come back to the race, which is now, for this team, of a different nature than the scheduled original route from Alicante to Gothenburg. ...
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McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Highlight video released By Sail-World, , 8:07 AM Fri 23 Jan 2015 GMT
Beau Outteridge has compiled a video of highlights and interviews from the 2015 McDougall + McConanghy Moth Worlds completed recently in Sorrento, Melbourne ...
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America's Cup: Oracle crew mate lodges complaint against Tienpont By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 5:05 AM Fri 23 Jan 2015 GMT
Former Oracle Team USA team member, Matthew Mitchell has issued a media release stating that he has lodged a complaint with the International Sailing Federation over the actions of a fellow crew member, Simeon Tienpont, and inaction by the International Jury for the 34th America's Cup, in San Francisco. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Jump seat and Pro-Am race spots up for auction By Jane Eagleson, , 9:10 PM Thu 22 Jan 2015 GMT
Children’s heart health continues to benefit from Team Alvimedica’s online auction now underway for two unique experiences during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover here. The Chinese Agape Foundation Inc. will be the recipient of funds raised for these unique team experiences in Sanya, the next stopover port of the global ocean race. ...
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RS Aero ‘Lift-Off’ Weekend at Chew Valley SC By Peter Barton, , 2:30 PM Thu 22 Jan 2015 GMT
RS Aero ‘Lift-Off’ Weekend at Chew Valley SC was held on 17th and 18th January 2015. 17 sailors pitched up to be enlightened on 'Everything Aero' at the Class Association organised Chew Valley Fleet 'Lift-Off' weekend for the new local fleet and visitors. ...
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Young South Africans shortlisted By Amy Martindale, , 12:06 PM Thu 22 Jan 2015 GMT
A unique youth development initiative to find eight young South Africans to build their teamworking and leadership skills by participating in the world’s longest ocean challenge, the famous Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, has revealed a shortlist of 30 candidates from across the country. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng​ Race Team suffer​ damage By Dongfeng Race Team, , 11:54 AM Thu 22 Jan 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg 3 update from Dongfeng Race Team: All hands on deck as Chinese crew suffer damage to their boat as the tack line of an important sail (J1) broke suddenly sending the 132 m² sail shooting up the forestay in a matter of seconds. The team have managed to set up a temporary replacement but the reality is, this is a rude awakening of how far away the finish line is. ...
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America's Cup: Italy to host first America's Cup World Series regatta By Sail-World, , 10:01 AM Thu 22 Jan 2015 GMT
The city of Cagliari , Sardinia - Italy, will inaugurate the 2015 – 2016 America's Cup World Series, the regattas preliminary to the 35th America's Cup. The event will take place in the Gulf surrounding the island's capital from June 4 to 7, 2015. ...
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Images of the Millennium Cup and Bay of Islands Sailing Week - Day 1: By Steve Western, , 3:36 AM Thu 22 Jan 2015 GMT
Bay of Islands photographer, Steve Western was on hand to catch the action on the on the first Day (and with a couple from Day 2) of racing at the Millennium Cup and Bay of Islands Sailing Week. The two events are being conducted in the picturesque Bay of Islands, Northland, NZ. Five superyachts are competing along with round the world race winner Steinlager 2. ...
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Millennium Cup: Racing in the picturesque Bay of Islands By Sail-World, , 1:15 AM Thu 22 Jan 2015 GMT
Sailing in light winds of under 10kts, five superyachts enjoyed the first day's racing at the Millennium Cup sailed in the Bay of Islands, in Northland, New Zealand. Five superyachts are competing Silencio, Silvertip, Bliss, Janice of Wyoming and Sassafras. Three of these designed by Ed duBois, who is attending the regatta. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Up up and away By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, , 9:00 PM Wed 21 Jan 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2015 - The nightmares of the Malacca Straits behind them, leg three leaders Dongfeng Race Team have now well and truly entered the South China Sea, clearing Singapore without too many problems on the way to Sanya. China, a little over 1000 miles away. ...
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Barcelona World Race - 'Haves' and 'Have Nots' By Barcelona World Race Media, , 5:48 PM Wed 21 Jan 2015 GMT
The Barcelona World Race tells the tale of the 'Haves' and the 'Have Nots' today. Leaders Chemineés Poujoulat have plenty of perfect breeze, sprinting nearly due east at speeds peaking at more than 20kts, while the chasing pack 'have not' and are stymied by the Saint Helena high pressure ...
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