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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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Volvo Ocean Race – The Doldrums outside the Doldrums By Volvo Ocean Race, , 9:23 AM Mon 23 Feb 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 – The Doldrums outside the Doldrums – that’s the expression used by Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing’s navigator Simon Fisher. The fleet is currently sailing in a 150nm wide area of very unstable and unpredictable light winds. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 4 Winner expected in Auckland on Saturday By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL, , 9:12 AM Mon 23 Feb 2015 GMT
Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race is expected to finish in Auckland on Saturday morning/afternoon. According to the latest projections from the routing function of Predictwind the lead boats will finish around the middle of the day - being late morning of early to mid-afternoon. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – Biggest challenges are around the corner By Volvo Ocean Race, , 7:48 AM Mon 23 Feb 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – 'This is the Doldrums?!?' – questioned Dongfeng’s OBR Sam Greenfield on a note to our desk. 'We’ve had the fastest and wettest downwind conditions yet on this leg (or the last) during this morning’s romp through the Doldrums, hitting 20-24 knots SOG.' ...
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86th SCYA Midwinter Regatta - Day 2 overall By Rich Roberts, , 5:19 AM Mon 23 Feb 2015 GMT
Sailors from Alamitos Bay and Mission Bay Yacht Clubs beat the rain and keen competition Sunday to complete their sweeps in ABYC's portion of the Southern California Yachting Association's 86th Midwinter Regatta. ...
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SCYA Midwinter Regatta - Farr 40 and Cal 25 class winners announced By Rick Roberts, , 2:58 AM Mon 23 Feb 2015 GMT
Ray Godwin of Long Beach Yacht Club and his Farr 40, Temptress, team won their One-Design class while Art and Scott Melendres, also of LBYC, won their Cal 25, One-Time, team won their class Sunday in the 86th annual Southern California Yachting Association Midwinter Regatta, sponsored by SCYA with Long Beach Yacht Club hosting these two classes. ...
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Barcelona World Race - The Bountiful Horn Beckons for Stamm and Le Cam By Barcelona World Race, , 2:10 AM Mon 23 Feb 2015 GMT
Legend has it that over 31 days during 1788 the HMS Bounty of Captain Bligh made just 85 miles while attempting fruitlessly to round Cape Horn. If they round Cape Horn as expected on Tuesday 24th February, Barcelona World Race leaders Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam will have taken 31 days to race from the longitude of Cape of Good Hope to the most feared of all Capes. ...
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Geelong boat Phoenix wins Sydney 38 National Title By Teri Dodds, Pittwater, Australia , 10:05 PM Sun 22 Feb 2015 GMT
It was one of those nail biting finishes, but eventually results came through and the team onboard Phoenix were rewarded for their long campaign with the National title win. In the final race, Old School took the win, with Phoenix crossing the line in eighth, frantic calculations were done on each of the boats. Phoenix pipped them my a mere one point. ...
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JJ Giltinan 18 foot Skiff Championship 2015 images by Bruce Kerridge By Bruce Kerridge, Sydney , 5:31 PM Sun 22 Feb 2015 GMT
JJ Giltinan 18 foot Skiff Championship 2015 images are produced by Bruce Kerridge. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 4 restart from the Doldrums By Sail-World.com, , 2:44 PM Sun 22 Feb 2015 GMT
'This is the Doldrums?!?' – questioned Dongfeng’s OBR Sam Greenfield on a note to our desk. 'We’ve had the fastest and wettest downwind conditions yet on this leg (or the last) during this morning’s romp through the Doldrums, hitting 20-24 knots SOG.' ...
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Melges 24 U.S. Championship is enjoying early success By Joy Dunigan, , 8:19 AM Sun 22 Feb 2015 GMT
With the 2015 CSR Marine Melges 24 U.S. National Championship expected to easily attract as many as 50 teams, a host of industry partners and performance racing companies pledge sponsorship support. With less than six months to go, the championship hosted by the Columbia Gorge Racing Association (CGRA) is enjoying early success ...
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JJ Giltinan Trophy: Records set as rookie Kiwi crew second in Race 7 By Frank Quealey, , 7:27 AM Sun 22 Feb 2015 GMT
Gotta Love It 7’s team of Seve Jarvin, Sam Newton and Scott Babbage officially became the 2015 JJ Giltinan 18ft Trophy winners after the regatta concluded on Sydney Harbour today. The team had already secured the title before today’s race and skipper Seve Jarvin had become the most capped skipper and competitor in the championship’s 76-year history. ...
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Around Antigua Island Race - Unofficial record By Team Phaedo, , 6:34 AM Sun 22 Feb 2015 GMT
Today Phaedo3 went out for a practice with its crew, knowing that, the Farr-designed 115-foot, Sojana, completed the 'Around Antigua Island' race in 4 hours, 37 minutes and 43 seconds in 2009, a record which is still to be broken. Team Phaedo decided to see if they could improve on this time unofficially. ...
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Miami International Boat Show Innovation Award winners honored By Miami Boat Show, , 4:45 AM Sun 22 Feb 2015 GMT
The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) announced today winners of the 2015 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards, presented during the annual Industry Breakfast at the Miami Beach Convention Center. ...
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