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Pacasmayo Classic - Incredible day 3 of competition By Chris Freeman, , 2:41 AM Thu 7 Aug 2014 GMT
After two days of waiting, the wind showed up right in time for the peak of the swell at the Pacasmayo Classic. With mast plus sets rolling into the Point, riders were preparing early for what would turn out to be the most incredible day of port tack competition in AWT history. ...

Think Blue Kitesurf World Cup - Ideal conditions on day 5 By PKRA, , 2:08 AM Thu 7 Aug 2014 GMT
Day five of the Think Blue Kitesurf World Cup saw slalom as the main focus with ideal conditions that held throughout most of the day. In side-shore winds and flatter water than the day prior, riders used their biggest boards and kites as winds ranged from seven to twelve knots. ...

Refurbished Protector project 'better than buying new' By Mike Rose, , 10:45 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The comprehensively refurbished Rayglass Protector, Sea Three, is now 'almost better than new', according to proud New Zealand owner Dale Smith. Dale Smith says he is amazed at the incredible job the Rayglass workshop team has done in restoring the well-used 12.5-metre Protector. ...

PWA Tenerife World Cup - Entralling day 3 of windsurfing By Chris Yates, , 9:54 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
El Médano truly came to life on day three of the Dunkerbeck-Eyewear Siam Park - El Médano - Tenerife PWA World Cup as stronger winds and bigger waves rolled into the shores of El Cabezo, producing an action packed and amazing day of action spanning almost ten hours. ...

Copa del Rey Mapfre - Day 3 on the Bay of Palma By Paul Cayard, , 8:46 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Paul Cayard, sailing onboard Robertissima, reports on the action from the coastal race at the 33rd Copa del Rey Mapfre: Today’s race was the 'coastal' race. This meant sailing a few laps around the bay of Palma. The conditions continued the same as all week, sunny, hot and 10 knots of wind from the south-southwest. ...

Lysekil Women's Match - Ulrikkeholm remains undefeated By WIM Series, , 8:26 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Title-holder Camilla Ulrikkeholm of the Royal Danish Yacht Club just continues to win and win in the Lysekil Women’s Match. Now she’s on 12 wins after as many sailed matches: 'We have excellent speed and very good manoeuvres, and just minor problems with details that don’t affect the outcome of the matches at all' says Ulrikkeholm, now dreaming of an event totally without losses. ...

Star Eastern Hemisphere Championship to take place on Lake Lucerne By Star Sailors League, , 7:35 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The 'Switzerland Starfleet LUV' (Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee) will celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2014. It will mark the occasion by organizing the 'Star Eastern Hemisphere Championship' that will take place from the seventh-13th of August on Lake Lucerne. ...

ORC World Championship - Long postponement worth the wait By ORC Media, , 7:10 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
A long postponement today was worth the wait on the third day of the 2014 ORC World Championship, as an 8-10 knot easterly seabreeze built up in the afternoon from being flat calm in the middle of the day, allowing race managers from Kieler Yacht-Club on all three courses to conduct three races each. ...

Copa del Rey Mapfre - Back-to-basics approach fruitful for Ran Racing By 52 Super Series, , 6:41 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Over a long, hot coastal race at the Copa del Rey Mapfre on the Bay of Palma, Rán Racing proved the value of their back-to-basics approach when they took the winning gun to return themselves to second place in the overall standings as the six day, 11 race regatta approaches its midpoint. ...

Copa del Rey Mapfre - Race 5 and 6 images by Max Ranchi By Max Ranchi Photography, , 5:37 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Photographer Max Ranchi was on site at the Copa del Rey Mapfre to capture these images during races five and six. ...

Argo Group Gold Cup - Fraser quick to accept invite By Colin Thompson, the Royal Gazette, , 5:23 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Bermuda will once more be represented by two teams in the Argo Group Gold Cup in October in Hamilton Harbour. Gold Cup organisers confirmed yesterday that local helmsman Lance Fraser has accepted an invitation to compete in the event sanctioned by the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT). ...

Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race - Eleven nations to take part By Trish Jenkins, , 4:03 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club, the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race will commence at noon Sunday 10th August from the Royal Yacht Squadron line, Cowes, Isle of Wight. The fleet will set off down the Solent to the east and turn west around the south side of the Isle of Wight. ...

Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta - Packed day 4 schedule By Daniel Smith, , 3:20 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The 324 sailors from 34 nations arose to Brazilian sunshine on day four of Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 with another packed racing day on the cards. Tuesday’s cold front has passed and clear skies are present across Rio de Janeiro. A morning north westerly breeze at 3-6 knots inside and 10 knots outside the bay was the state of play mid-morning. ...

North American Rally to the Caribbean - Get prepared to head south By Barby MacGowan, , 2:51 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The 15th Annual North American Rally to the Caribbean (NARC) departs from Newport. R.I. on November 1, 2014 (or best weather window near that date.) First held in 2000, the 'NARC Rally' is restricted to boats that are capable of getting to Bermuda in four or five days and are crewed by experienced sailors who have made the passage before. ...

Etchells North American Championship 2014 – Deadlines extended By Don Maxwell, , 12:17 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The 2014 Etchells North American Championship is only six weeks away. Here in Chicago we are busy doing our best to make this a great event, and to try and make it as easy as possible on our traveling competitors. We understand that things get busy, so we have extended the deadlines for some of the official paperwork. ...

Clipper Race - Henri Lloyd named Official Technical Clothing Supplier By Ruth Harrington, , 9:51 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The two-race deal was announced in Cowes, Isle of Wight on board the winning entry Henri Lloyd -50 Years of Pioneering Spirit, by the founder and chairman of the Clipper Race, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and CEO William Ward alongside Paul and Martin Strzelecki, joint CEOs of Henri Lloyd. ...

ORC International World Championship - Coastal Race photos from Kiel By Pavel Nesvadba - Max Ranchi, , 9:35 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Photographers Pavel Nesvadba and Max Ranchi were on deck at the ORC International World Championship 2014 in Kiel to capture these Coastal Race photos. ...

PWA Tenerife World Cup - Day 2 By Chris Yates, , 4:06 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The second day of the Dunkerbeck-Eyewear Siam Park - El Médano - Tenerife PWA World Cup eventually saw the men’s trials heats completed, whilst further heats were run in both the men’s and women’s single eliminations. Having spent much of the day waiting around for the wind and waves to improve, the action eventually kicked off shortly after 5pm in light ...

2014 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta - Day 3 By ISAF, , 2:25 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta - The two years to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games milestone was celebrated at the Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 as the 324 sailors from 34 nations experienced a mixed bag of conditions in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ...

Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta - Action shots from day 3 By, , 9:45 PM Tue 5 Aug 2014 GMT
Check out this selection of Ocean Images photographs from day three of the Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta. ...

Chubb U.S. Junior Championships on the horizon By Jake Fish, , 8:07 PM Tue 5 Aug 2014 GMT
A talented collection of the top young sailors in the country have arrived in Northern Michigan and are eager to test themselves this week in single-, double-, and triplehanded competition on the waters of West Grand Traverse Bay. The Chubb U.S. Junior Championships is US Sailing’s most historic junior regatta. ...

Lysekil Women's Match - Camilla Ulrikkeholm continues winning streak By WIM Series, , 7:35 PM Tue 5 Aug 2014 GMT
When the Lysekil Women’s Match commenced Tuesday, world number one Camilla Ulrikkeholm continued her winning streak from the previous WIM Series event in France. ...

Copa del Rey Mapfre - Great day 2 for Robertissima By Paul Cayard, , 7:26 PM Tue 5 Aug 2014 GMT
Paul Cayard, sailing onboard Robertissima, updates us on the Copa del Rey Mapfre progress for the crew: Great day for Robertissima today! We won both races. It doesn't get much better than that. After yesterday's disappointing performance, we came out focused and determined. ...

Copa del Rey Mapfre - Quantum Racing extends overall lead By 52 Super Series, , 6:58 PM Tue 5 Aug 2014 GMT
Quantum Racing maintained their very polished consistency, scoring two second places to extend their overall lead in the 52 Super Series class at the 33rd Copa del Rey. After four races the team which is skippered by Ed Baird have finished no worse than second, holding on to that record across two contests today which were much more challenging than the one sided, one dimensional pair on Monday. ...

ORC World Championship - Slow progress in offshore race By ORC Media, , 6:17 PM Tue 5 Aug 2014 GMT
The weather predictions of today's first offshore race at the 2014 ORC World Championship have held true, with light 4-8 knot conditions in the Kieler Bucht making it slow going for the fleet of 151 boats from 19 countries. ...

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