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Bayleys NZ Laser Nationals - McKenzie wins after blown out final day Bayleys NZ Laser Nationals - McKenzie wins after blown out final day The final day of the 2017 Bayleys Laser Nationals at Lake Taupo dawned with strong Northerly winds and heavy rain The final day of the 2017 Bayleys Laser Nationals at Lake Taupo dawned with strong Northerly winds and heavy rain from the weather system that affected most of NZ on Sunday. Contrary to the forecast the wind moderated a bit and the skies cleared as the morning progressed and the PRO and his team were out on the course looking to get the races started on time by Nick Page Posted today at 10:09 am SB20 Asian Grand Slam and Asia Pacific Championships – Day 2 SB20 Asian Grand Slam and Asia Pacific Championships – Day 2 When the racing finally did get underway, boats making their way to the right hand side of the course found more breeze When the racing finally did get underway, boats making their way to the right hand side of the course found more breeze and favorable shifts to lead around the top mark. The always fast Xcellent led the way in front of a tight pack of boats including Zorro (Nick Cocks, Peter Butters, Gen Chase) and Team Uber (Adrian Peach, Paddy Bettesworth, Hanus Apelgren, Eren Choi). by Jeremy Chase Posted on 21 Jan Day 77 – Ninety percent of Vendée Globe fleet now back in Atlantic Day 77 – Ninety percent of Vendée Globe fleet now back in Atlantic With Banque Populaire and Hugo Boss tied up to the dock in Les Sables d'Olonne sixteen skippers remain at sea today With Le Cléac'h's Banque Populaire and second-placed Alex Thomson's Hugo Boss tied up to the dock in Les Sables d'Olonne sixteen skippers remain at sea today – and fourteen of them are now in the Atlantic. by Vendée Globe Posted on 21 Jan Bayleys Laser Nationals - Day 3 - Down to the wire on penultimate day Bayleys Laser Nationals - Day 3 - Down to the wire on penultimate day Day 3 of the Bayleys Laser Nationals started as forecast with a light , and much warmer, northerly breeze Day 3 of the Bayleys Laser Nationals started as forecast with a light , and much warmer, northerly breeze but this quickly freshened through the day providing a challenging gusty ands shifty offshore breeze for the later races. The race committee, led by PRO Gerald Martin from Napier, again did a fantastic job in testing conditions to set fair but challenging courses. by Nick Page Posted on 21 Jan Vendee Globe - Romain Attansio at the Horn Vendee Globe - Romain Attansio at the Horn Romain Attanasio rounded Cape Horn, the third of the legendary capes in the Vendée Globe at 2043hrs UTC on Friday Romain Attanasio (Famille Mary-Étamine du Lys) rounded Cape Horn, the third of the legendary capes in the Vendée Globe at 2043hrs UTC on Friday after 75 days 8 hours and 41 minutes of racing. Only Dutchman Pieter Heerema and Frenchman Sébastien Destremau are still sailing in the Pacific. by Vendee Globe Posted on 21 Jan Jules Verne Trophy - Long live the trade winds Jules Verne Trophy - Long live the trade winds The maxi-trimaran IDEC Sport should start to feel the effect of a NE’ly wind in the next few hours. Slowed down for the past 36 hours around the Equator in a large area of calms associated with the Doldrums, the maxi-trimaran IDEC Sport should start to feel the effect of a NE’ly wind in the next few hours. by IDEC Sport Sailing Posted on 21 Jan Former Clipper Race skipper equals British record in Vendee Globe Former Clipper Race skipper equals British record in Vendee Globe Alex Thomson, has finished in second place after a thrilling fight to the finish to the Vendee Globe. The youngest skipper to win the Clipper Race, Alex Thomson, has finished in second place after a thrilling fight to the finish to the Vendee Globe. by Clipper Round the World Posted on 21 Jan Canfield returns as one of the favourites in World Match Racing Tour Canfield returns as one of the favourites in World Match Racing Tour Taylor Canfield and the US One team came into the 2016 season as the big favourites. Taylor Canfield and the US One team came into the 2016 season as the big favourites. They had won the majority of major M32 events in the previous season and spent more time in the boat than any other team and the expectations were great. by WMRT Posted on 20 Jan Le Cléac'h and Thomson revel in the Vendée Globe glory Le Cléac'h and Thomson revel in the Vendée Globe glory Armel Le Cléac'h and Alex Thomson were basking in the glory of becoming the solo round the world race's fastest sailors. Armel Le Cléac'h and second-placed Alex Thomson were today basking in the glory of becoming the solo round the world race's fastest ever sailors. Le Cléac'h and Thomson arrived in the race's home port of Les Sables d'Olonne in France just 16 hours apart after more than 27,000 nautical miles of racing over 74 days to claim the top two podium places. by Vendée Globe Posted on 20 Jan SB20 Asian Grand Slam and Asia Pacific Championships – Day 1 SB20 Asian Grand Slam and Asia Pacific Championships – Day 1 As the fleet left the marina in a colourful display, many wondered where the trusty North East monsoon wind had gone As the fleet left the marina in a colourful display of spinnakers, many wondered where the usually trusty North East monsoon wind had gone and what would take its place. Sure enough the fleet was greeted with a postponement flag on the race track while the race committee heroically attempted to set a fair course in fickle North Westerly winds. by Jeremy Chase Posted on 20 Jan Jules Verne Trophy – New equator record for IDEC Sport Jules Verne Trophy – New equator record for IDEC Sport Francis Joyon, Sébastien Audigane, Clément Surtel, Gwénolé Gahinet, Alex and Bernard achieved the best performance ever Francis Joyon, Sébastien Audigane, Clément Surtel, Gwénolé Gahinet, Alex Pella and Bernard Stamm achieved the best performance ever for the stretch betweenUshant and the Equator after rounding the three capes (Good Hope, Leeuwin and the Horn) with a time of 35 days, four hours and 45 minutes. by IDEC Sport Sailing Posted on 20 Jan Alex Thomson takes the runner-up spot in the Vendée Globe Alex Thomson takes the runner-up spot in the Vendée Globe Thomson set out to become the first Brit ever to win the Vendée Globe but following an epic battle with French skipper. Thomson, 42, set out to become the first Brit ever to win the Vendée Globe but following an epic battle with French skipper Armel Le Cléac'h missed out on the top spot by just shy of 16 hours. The skipper of Hugo Boss crossed the finish line at 0737 UTC in a time of 74 days, 19 hours, 35 minutes and 15 seconds in one of the closest finishes ever in the race's 27-year history. by Vendée Globe Posted on 20 Jan St. Maarten Heineken Regatta – Tweaks and changes St. Maarten Heineken Regatta – Tweaks and changes Paul Miller, Racing Director for the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta spoke about the tweaks and changes to the 37th edition Paul Miller, Racing Director for the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, spoke about the tweaks and changes to the 37th edition of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, including free entry for the Gill Commodore's Cup, sensational Beach Cat packages including very attractive shipping costs from Europe and a novel finale to the Caribbean's most popular regatta. by Louay Habib Posted on 20 Jan Alex Thomson finishes second in the Vendée Globe Alex Thomson finishes second in the Vendée Globe Thomson, 42, crossed the finish line of the race in Les Sables d'Olonne, today on his 60ft racing yacht Hugo Boss. Thomson, 42, crossed the finish line of the race in Les Sables d'Olonne, France, at 0737hrs UTC today on his 60ft racing yacht Hugo Boss. by Vendée Globe Posted on 20 Jan Alex Thomson defies the odds to finish second in the Vendée Globe Alex Thomson defies the odds to finish second in the Vendée Globe After 74 days, 19 hours and 35 minutes at sea, British sailor Alex Thomson reached the finish line on his boat Hugo Boss After 74 days, 19 hours and 35 minutes at sea, British sailor Alex Thomson reached the finish line on his boat Hugo Boss at 7:37 UTC Friday 20th January 2017, and in doing so broke his own British record of 80 days for the fastest solo circumnavigation of the globe in a monohull. by Alex Thomson Racing Posted on 20 Jan IKA General Assembly adopts important changes to equipment IKA General Assembly adopts important changes to equipment The General Assembly of the IKA had adopted class rule changes for the TwinTip:Racing Class and the Formula Kite Class The General Assembly of the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) had adopted class rule changes for the TwinTip:Racing Class and the Formula Kite Class at the Annual General Meeting held last Saturday in Brussel, Belgium. by International Kiteboarding Association Posted on 20 Jan Bayleys NZ Laser Nationals - A snowy backdrop to Day 2 at Taupo Bayleys NZ Laser Nationals - A snowy backdrop to Day 2 at Taupo In the Open there is a fantastic contest developing between the NZL and Chinese teams. Fresh snow overnight on the mountains at the southern end of Lake Taupo and a moderate SW breeze meant that sailors arriving at the yacht club this morning were greeted by bracing temperatures. In the Open there is a fantastic contest developing between the NZL and Chinese teams. New Zealand sailors are 1,3, 5 and 7 at the end of day 2 with the Chinese team 2, 4, 6 and eighth. by Nick Page Posted on 20 Jan 2017 Bénéteau Four Peaks Race – this weekend, in Hong Kong 2017 Bénéteau Four Peaks Race – this weekend, in Hong Kong Supported by Simpson Marine The 33rd edition of Hong Kong’s #1 adventure race, the Bénéteau Four Peaks Race supported by Simpson Marine, is ready to set off this weekend, 21-22 January. by Simpson Marine Posted on 20 Jan Jules Verne Trophy - Final hours in the South Atlantic Jules Verne Trophy - Final hours in the South Atlantic IDEC Sport Maxi trimaran will soon be leaving South Atlantic. Francis Joyon should be sailing into Northern Hemisphere The IDEC Sport Maxi trimaran will soon be leaving the South Atlantic. Francis Joyon and his crew of five should be sailing into the Northern Hemisphere early this evening. by IDEC Sport Sailing Posted on 20 Jan America's Cup - Racing schedule and sights for fans in Bermuda America's Cup - Racing schedule and sights for fans in Bermuda Those considering making the trip to Bermuda need to be aware of the race schedule and the different options. With the America's Cup due to get underway in five months time, those considering making the trip to Bermuda need to be aware of the race schedule and the different options. The travel blog extract and images outline some of the tourist attractions in Bermuda, that are available during the gaps in racing, or give an alternative if your team gets eliminated and you need grief therapy. by Travel Places Blog, Gray Gibson and Sail-World Posted on 20 Jan
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