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Anna Tunnicliffe holds fourth at mid-point of Reebok CrossFit Games By Anna Tunnicliffe, Carson, CA. , 12:50 PM Sat 26 Jul 2014 GMT
At the halfway point of the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games double sailing Olympian, Anna Tunnicliffe (USA)is holding onto 4th place overall ...
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2014 29er North American Open Championship - Australians win By Peter McIntosh, Kingston , 8:08 AM Sat 26 Jul 2014 GMT
2014 29er North American Open Championship - As the World 29er series kicks off today in Kingston, Canada, there’s no flying under the radar for Kurt Hansen and Harry Morton, who just won the North American Open at the same venue. ...
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CMRC Summer Invitational Series - Maxi Soh wins Doubleheader A event By Dobbs Davis, , 5:38 AM Sat 26 Jul 2014 GMT
After an ambitious program of 12 flights in the Round Robin, followed by Quarter Finals, Semi-Finals and Finals in only two days of racing, Singapore's Maxi Soh and his team of Justin Wong, Russell Kan, and Andrew Chan have emerged today as the winners of the 2014 CMRC Summer Invitational Doubleheader A event. This is the first of two ISAF Grade three events. ...
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Melges 24 Nationals - Record entries for 2014 and 2015 venue revealed By U.S. Melges 24 Class Association, , 9:42 PM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
The 20th running of the Melges 24 U.S. National Championship will take place on November 13-16, hosted by the Davis Island Yacht Club in Tampa, FL. Already, twenty-five of the nations biggest and brightest teams have registered to race. Boats will be arriving from all over the country - Florida, Georgia, Texas, California, Michigan, Ohio, Washington and Wisconsin are on the board. ...
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Women’s Match Race Golfe du Morbihan - Anna Kjellberg claims the lead By WIM Series, , 9:35 PM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
Another calm and sunny morning at the Women’s Match Race Golfe du Morbihan in Vannes, France, was followed by a day of intense and action-packed match racing, enjoyed by the crowds on the beach. 'We’ve just lost one match so far, and that gives us great confidence approaching the weekend,' Kjellberg smiles, just before going for a cooling and refreshing swim. ...
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Jessica Uniack Memorial Beach to Bay Race at Long Beach YC By Rick Roberts, , 8:27 PM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
TJ O’Rourke of Dana Point Yacht Club finished first Thursday in the Sabot C3 class winning the perpetual trophy for first place in the largest class in the 27th annual Jessica Uniack Memorial Beach to Bay Race, hosted by Long Beach Yacht Club. ...
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Laser Radial Men’s World Championship - Poland tops the leaderboard By SailingNet, , 5:51 PM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
Day four of the Laser Radial Men’s World Championships is over. Traditionally the competitors didn’t surprise the race committee, starting with two general OCS. The weather conditions were very good. The races ran very smoothly and the last competitor crossed the finishing line at 14:57. ...
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America's Cup - Four teams confirm full support regardless of venue By Sarah Alexander, , 3:33 PM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
Joint statement from the teams Luna Rossa Challenge, Artemis Racing, Ben Ainslie Racing and Team France, who will be challenging for the 35th America’s Cup. ...
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Plastic Classic takes place at Mariposa Hunters Point YC By Erik Simonson, , 2:47 PM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
The small and funky 51 year old Bay View Boat Club, centered in the heart of one of the hottest real estate regions on the planet, is the envy of of every developer on the San Francisco Peninsula. It, and it's even funkier, smaller and older cousin just up the road, The Mariposa Hunters Point Yacht Club exist, in part of a grandfather clause via the Port of San Francisco's leasing agreement. ...
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Six Metre European Championship - No champion declared for 2014 By Fiona Brown, , 2:35 PM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
Chris Hadden and the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club's Race Committee gave it their all to achieve two races on the final day of the Six Metre European Championship, but the wind once again refused to cooperate and their best efforts were thwarted. As a result no Six Metre European Champion, Modern or Classic, could be declared for 2014. ...
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J/Teams sail tough Chicago Mackinac Race By J/Boats, , 11:48 AM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
This year’s Chicago Mackinac Race was up to its usual tricks again, offering the fleet the dilemma of starting off with breezes in the NE to SE quadrants, with a hole forming in the middle of the rhumbline on late Saturday evening after the start. ...
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Anna Tunnicliffe wins first event of Reebok Cross Fit Games + Video By Anna Tunnicliffe, Carson, CA. , 9:39 AM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
The first day at the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games started with an event win for double sailing Olympian, Anna Tunnicliffe (USA). The second event didn't go quite as planned, but it was what it was, and now we move onto Friday's events and the rest of the competition. ...
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2014 Pacific Cup - Skill and luck required for victory By Pacific Cup, , 8:27 AM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
Winning an ocean race like the Pacific Cup requires skill, but also some luck. Unlike many previous years where a boat performance was key, this year was more of a chess match, with luck and weather analysis making a big difference. Everyone in the fleet sailed south of the rhumb line for the first third of the race, but those who remained south suffered severely. ...
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Six Metre European Championship - Action resumes on day 4 By Fiona Brown, , 3:32 AM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
After a two-day hiatus, the fourth day of the Six Metre European Championship in Falmouth finally produced a much-needed third race for the twenty-seven competing teams. The wind failed to cooperate for much of the day and it wasn't until 17.30 that the race finally started in a rainy nine knots from the northeast. ...
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BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 4 By Patrik Pollak, , 3:04 AM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
2014 Techno World Championships - No problem!!! We had cart world championship with some very, very attractive prizes. Some exercise, lot of fun, lot of smiles. ...
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PWA Fuerteventura Grand Slam on the horizon By Chris Yates, , 2:04 AM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
From the 25th of July to the 2nd August Fuerteventura will be returning to the forefront of the windsurfing world, as the world’s fastest sailors prepare for their third instalment of warp speed slalom, whilst the freestyle elite prepare for their second battle of the season. ...
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Rolex Big Boat Series - Golden Jubilee to take place this September By Barby MacGowan, , 9:47 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
One hundred and sixty-five years after a flood of fortune seekers headed to San Francisco in search of riches during the Gold Rush of 1849, a new generation of prospectors will be panning for treasure during the 50th anniversary 'Golden Jubilee' edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series (RBBS) scheduled for September 11-14 at the St. Francis Yacht Club on the Marina. ...
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DH Pacific Cup - Running with the pack + Video By Erik Simonson, , 9:07 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
Bill and Melinda Erkelens complete their second DH Pacific Cup, this time aboard the borrowed Donavan 30' Wolfpack, built in the 1980's to the 1/4 ton rule. Bill explains how their second go around went, how the boat performed and why sailing with Melinda makes things easy! ...
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Women's Match Race Golfe du Morbihan - Testing day in Vannes By WIM Series, , 8:09 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
Starting with a totally calm and sunny morning, and finishing the day in thunderstorms and heavy rain, the Women’s Match Race Golfe du Morbihan in Vannes, France, put the sailors to the test on the first day of racing. Four teams stay undefeated, with home sailor Anne-Claire Le Berre and Dutch veteran Klaartje Zuiderbaan sharing the top spot on four victories. ...
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International Moth Worlds: Outteridge charges into the lead + Video By Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com, , 7:34 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
An earlier start allowed the Gold fleet to get a full four races on the penultimate day of the International Moth World Championships at Hayling Island, with the Silver fleet once again getting in three. The breeze was a gusty and shifty 8-13 knots, which dropped off during the final race as it shifted round to the East. Once again racing was held in scorching temperatures under a cloudless sky. ...
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Marina Rubicón Round Canary Islands Race - First blood to Team Brunel By Volvo Ocean Race, , 6:09 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
Team Brunel claimed pole position in the first competitive meeting of the new Volvo Ocean 65s, as the inaugural edition of the Marina Rubicón Round Canary Islands race took place in Lanzarote this week. 'The race was really fun, with various conditions,' said Team Brunel’s Lithuanian crew member Rokas Milevi?ius. ...
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ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds - Competition heats up on day 2 By ISAF, , 5:54 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
The ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship on water action matched the warm climate as the competition heated up on day two in Helsinki, Finland. Temperatures in Helsinki reached a new summer high but that not did stop the on-water action with 12 more flights completed. The situation is incredibly tight ahead of the last ten flights. ...
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Laser Radial World Championships - Competition aplenty on day 3 +Video By SailingNet, , 5:26 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
Day three at the Laser Radial World Championship was different. The sailors were greated by a beautiful, blue sky, light wind and sunny weather. Everybody was asking one question: where is the fog? From the beginning of the championships misty mornings started to be something usual for us. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series - Penultimate Act to take place in Nice By Extreme Sailing Series, , 4:07 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
Extreme Sailing Series organiser OC Sport has now confirmed the bustling Mediterranean city of Nice as the Host Venue for the penultimate Act of the 2014 season, to be held 2-5 October. Hosted by Ville de Nice, the Extreme Sailing Series has been a regular feature on the city’s sporting calendar since 2011. ...
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Leukemia Cup - Images by Leighton O'Connor By Leighton O'Connor, , 2:37 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
The Leukemia Cup took place July 19-20, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Check out these images by photographer Leighton O'Connor. ...
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