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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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Asher Otto and Itchy Feet to open up the Caribbean Jam night By St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, , 1:47 AM Wed 25 Feb 2015 GMT
Many exciting changes have been implemented this year for the 35th St.Maarten Heineken Regatta, and one of those will be the Saturday night party, which will take place on Kim Sha Beach in Simpson Bay. This evening promises to be a night filled with undeniable sex appeal and a line up that boasts not one but two powerful female performers. ...
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RS Sailing and BIC Sport North America team up for sailing programs By RS Sailing, , 5:30 PM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
RS Sailing and BIC Sport North America announce a joint effort to promote a new-age pathway for kids to find their passion for sailing. The goal is to provide a more formalized learning track parallel to what has been done traditionally, and excite youth sailors with modern sailing craft. ...
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RORC Caribbean 600 – Record pace on Day 2 By RORC Event Press, , 4:42 PM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
On day 2 of the RORC Caribbean 600 by dawn the vast majority of the 64-strong fleet were negotiating the chicane of islands to the northern end of the course, weaving through the stunning islands of Saba, St.Martin and St.Barths. However Lloyd Thornburg's MOD 70, Phaedo3, was literally miles ahead of the fleet. ...
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Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup - About to begin By Jeremy Leonard, Los Angeles , 4:37 PM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
Ten of the best collegiate sailing teams from across country will descend on Los Angeles Yacht Club® March 13 through15 to test their sailing prowess as they battle it out for the prestigious Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup Trophy. This perpetual trophy was deeded to Los Angeles Yacht Club by Port of Los Angeles in 2008, to encourage, '…young men and women to enjoy benefits of competitive sailing.' ...
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10 tips from BoatUS for owners and renters By BoatUS, , 4:23 PM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
Airbnb may a popular 'peer-to-peer' lodging site on the web, but if you want to rent a boat in your local area or away, you’ve got options, too. Boatbound.com, Boatsetter.com and Cruzin.com are just a few of the new crop of online websites offering a chance to rent a boat for the day or weekend. ...
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Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta – Notice of Race online By ISAF, , 1:32 PM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
2015 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta – The Notice of Race, the Olympic Test Event, has been published. The Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2015 is the second of two Rio 2016 Olympic Test Events with the first being held in 2014. Rio will welcome sailors once again from 13-22 August 2015 with racing taking place inside and outside of Guanabara Bay. ...
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2015 CYC Mid Winters images by h20shots By Erik Simonson, , 12:02 PM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
2015 CYC Mid Winters images by h20shots ...
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Adventures of a Sailor Girl: News and interviews from February 23 show By Sail-World, , 10:51 AM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
If you missed this week's edition of Adventures of a Sailor Girl, listen to the replay below. Nic talks with: Scott Babbage, Iain Murray on 18fter and also the America's Cup, Seve Jarvin and many more ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Ryan Houston looking forward to his Kiwi home By Team Alvimedica, , 10:17 AM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
Kiwi sailor Ryan Houston has grown up on this edition of the Volvo Ocean Race as he took on the role as Watch Captain for Team Alvimedica. His career as a sailor is evolving as he gets more involved in the leadership and decision-making onboard Alvimedica. Learn about the ‘Day in the Life’ of a Watch Captain in the Volvo Ocean Race. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Wislang expected to lead Kiwis home after fast ride By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL, , 9:38 AM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
Latest predictions for the finish of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race are all indicating a finish time between 1000hrs and 1400hrs on Saturday February 28. For one of only three Kiwi crew members in the Volvo Ocean Race, Abu Dhabi's Daryl Wislang looks like being the first in the queue at the piecart, when the boats reach Auckland. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race – Now the race to Auckland is truly on By Volvo Ocean Race, , 7:22 AM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race – 'We've just gone through the worst night yet of this Volvo.' That’s Charles Caudrelier speaking, the skipper of Dongfeng Race Team. ...
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America's Cup: Spooner fails in attempt to have Oracle AC45 arrested By Radio NZ, , 2:07 AM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
A US court has declined a request to confiscate a vessel owned by America's Cup champion, Oracle Team USA, as a lien for wages owed to a New Zealand sailor. Joe Spooner, who worked as grinder, is suing Oracle Racing for $962,879 in unpaid wages and damages for alleged wrongful discharge. ...
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2015 505 Midwinter Championship - Final race By Chris Love, St. Petersburg, Fla. , 5:16 PM Mon 23 Feb 2015 GMT
Mark Zagol (Stonington, Conn.) and Drew Buttner (Westwood, Mass.) bested the nation’s top 505 sailors to win the class’ 2015 Midwinter Championship this weekend, breaking a three-way tie in the final race. For the entire six-race series the tricky St. Pete breeze kept the top six boats guessing, constantly trading places and often finishing within only a few boat lengths of each other ...
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Barcelona World Race – Renault Captur resume, Spirit of Hungary stuck By Barcelona World Race Media, , 4:46 PM Mon 23 Feb 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race – Within hours of each other Spirit of Hungary were finally forced to bow to the inescapable truth that they have to pitstop into Invercargill, South Island NZ and Renault Captur have left Wellington NZ after completing their own pit-stop. ...
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2015 ISAF Youth Sailing World – Emerging Nations Programme announced By ISAF, , 1:27 PM Mon 23 Feb 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship – The International Sailing Federation is pleased to announce an Emerging Nations Programme that will create opportunities and better prepare young sailors as they build up to the 2015 ISAF Youth Worlds set to be held in Langkawi, Malaysia from 27 December 2015 to 3 January 2016. ...
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Barcelona World Race - Spirit of Hungary to make surprise pit-stop By Barcelona World Race Media, , 1:08 PM Mon 23 Feb 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race - While Renault Captur left Wellington at 0500hrs UTC this morning, Nandor Fa and Conrad Colman have made the hard decision to bring Spirit of Hungary to Invercargill, South Island NZ ...
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US Sailing Match Racing Committee launches The Dial Up Newsletter By Dave Perry, Southport, CT , 10:11 AM Mon 23 Feb 2015 GMT
The US Sailing Match Racing Committee (USMRC) has re-launched The Dial Up newsletter. The intention of this free newsletter is to regularly inform the North American match racing community of all the opportunities for match racing in North America, and for getting better at match racing whether as a competitor, umpire, race manager or event organizer. ...
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JJ Giltinan Trophy: Michael Chittenden's images from Race 7 By Michael Chittenden, Sydney , 9:47 AM Mon 23 Feb 2015 GMT
Sydney photographer, Michael Chittenden was on the water again on Saturday for the final Race in the 2015 JJ Giltinan Trophy, the unofficial world championship of 18ft skiff sailing. Gotta Love It 7’s team of Seve Jarvin, Sam Newton and Scott Babbage became the 2015 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff champions after taking out the last race of the championship Sunday. ...
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