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Lifeskills National Careers Week - Diploma to launch new careers By Emma Slater, , 2:39 AM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
Day two of Lifeskills National Careers Week and RYA Dinghy and Windsurfing Chief Instructor, Amanda Van Santen tells us about an exciting new project on the Isle of Wight offering a Watersports career pathway. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Kiwi Catch-up - Ryan Houston from Team Alvimedica By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, , 11:52 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
After the Volvo Ocean Race finished on Saturday night, Sail-World.com's NZ editor, Richard Gladwell caught up with Ryan Houston from Team Alvimedica. He talks about wanting to sail on a Kiwi boat in the next race - how this race compares with the others in which he has sailed - how small gains seem to be paying well - the vexed issue of AIS on tactics, and more ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Kiwi Catch-up - Dave Swete from Team Alvimedica By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, , 10:34 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
After the Volvo Ocean Race finished on Saturday night, Sail-World.com's NZ editor, Richard Gladwell caught up with Dave Swete from Team Alvimedica. A product of the RNZYS Youth Program, Swete is on his second Volvo Ocean Race. He touches on the differences between the two programs, the impact that AIS is having on the racing and plenty more ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Race Director Jack Lloyd reflects on the new VOR By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, , 10:14 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Sail-World.com's New Zealand Editor caught up with Race Director, Jack Lloyd on the floor of the sail-loft in the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard. In this 15 minute interview, Lloyd gives his view of the progress made as a result of adopting the Volvo 65 One Design - with all boats having finished every leg (with one exception - Vestas Wind). ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Image gallery - Tour of the Boatyard By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, , 9:43 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Yesterday Volvo Ocean Race threw open the barriers and let the media have an inside view of the Boatyard at the Viaduct Events Centre The area is open to the public (stay behind the safety barriers) where you can see the boats on the hard, and look inside the Events Centre which has been converted into a massive sail and rigging loft. ...
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America's Cup: Artemis Racing burns up the Bay + Video By John Navas, , 8:18 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Artemis Racing took their development AC45 out on San Francisco Bay, yesterday. Videographer, John Navas was there to catch all the action on high resolution video. ...
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RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2015 - Thousands flock to the Alexandra Palace By Susie Nation-Grainger, , 6:35 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Thousands of dinghy sailing enthusiasts from across the UK made the annual pilgrimage to Alexandra Palace, London for the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2015 (28 February-01 March), brought to you by the RYA, in association with Yachts and Yachting. ...
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RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2015 - Thousands flock to the Alexandra Palace By Susie Nation-Grainger, , 6:35 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Thousands of dinghy sailing enthusiasts from across the UK made the annual pilgrimage to Alexandra Palace, London for the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2015 (28 February-01 March), brought to you by the RYA, in association with Yachts and Yachting. ...
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Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar - Ready to welcome the Olympic Sailing By trofeoprincesasofia.org, , 6:25 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
The countdown to the 46th edition of the Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar has begun in the bay of Palma from 28th March to 4th April. With less than a month to go until the start of the event, the regatta has already around 700 teams (667) from 59 nations representing the five continents. ...
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RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show - Amazing images By RYA, , 5:43 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
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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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