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America's Cup: Ainslie heads for Los Angeles for Competitor Meeting By Stuart Alexander, , 12:25 PM Sun 13 Jul 2014 GMT
A busy weekend for Olympic champion and America’s Cup challenger Sir Ben Ainslie includes a flight to Los Angeles for a summit meeting at which all the potential challengers for the next Cup, scheduled for 2017, will discuss problems with the current developments. ...
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Land Rover Winter Series: Colour and fun theme for closing Ladies Day By Jennifer Crooks, CYCA Media, , 10:27 AM Sun 13 Jul 2014 GMT
Having fun was the theme of the day with the crew of Eye Appeal getting into the spirit of Ladies Day dressing up in Hawaiian shirts and Scottish tamoshantas. ...
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Hamilton Island Audi Race Week 2014 - Accommodation options By Kristie Kaighin, Hamilton Island , 9:44 AM Sun 13 Jul 2014 GMT
Bella Vista East 1 - Highly sought after ground floor two bedroom apartment located on the northern end of the island. Featuring a spacious open plan design, beautiful furnishings plus more. On special at $500 per night! ...
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49er and FX Europeans: Final Day - Live video action from Helsinki By Sail-World, , 6:16 AM Sun 13 Jul 2014 GMT
Live video coverage of the Final Day of the 49er and 49erFX European Championships being staged in Helsinki, Finland. The Men race first in the 49er followed by the Women in the 49erFX. ...
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Rio cleaning up its act in the lead up to Olympic sailing test event *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 5:27 AM Sun 13 Jul 2014 GMT
As the football World Cup wraps up in Brazil, Brazil's President says the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be a top priority . The next fixture on the calendar for Rio is Aquece Rio, the first of the sailing test events, to be held 2 to 9 August, 10 Olympic classes will compete of Marina da Gloria, an area notorious for accumulating rubbish on its foreshores and its foul-smelling water. ...
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The Clipper Race - Henri Lloyd presented with the Clipper Race trophy By Clipper Ventures, , 5:02 AM Sun 13 Jul 2014 GMT
2013 - 14 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Winning boat Henri Lloyd has been presented with the Clipper Race trophy at a prizegiving ceremony in St Katharine Docks, London, this afternoon having been victorious in the world’s longest ocean race. ...
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470 European Championship - Belcher and Ryan trumping the fleet By International 470 Class Association, , 7:08 PM Sat 12 Jul 2014 GMT
470 European Championships 2014 - Athens, Greece. Greek mythology has it that Aeolus is the ruler of the wind, and today the wind was in charge across the race track of the Saronic Gulf. An 18-20 knot breeze for the first race of the day delivering some exhilarating races – three for the women and two for the men. ...
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Nacra 17 Europeans - Iker Martinez and Tara Pacheco claim victory By Camille El Beze, , 6:15 PM Sat 12 Jul 2014 GMT
After starting their title challenge in the worst possible way at the Nacra 17 European Championship, a hole in their hull after a simple collision on the first day, Spain’s Iker Martinez and Tara Pacheco finished off a long, difficult regatta when they collected their first major title as a partnership by clearly winning the sudden death, tricky light winds medal race. ...
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Clipper Round the World Race - Henri Lloyd claims overall victory By Clipper Ventures, , 4:36 PM Sat 12 Jul 2014 GMT
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race winning boat Henri Lloyd and the fleet have returned to a heroes’ welcome in London eleven months after setting off. Having conquered Mother Nature’s toughest conditions during the 40,000 mile ocean odyssey, the team was victorious in the overall Clipper 2013-14 Race, claiming a total of eleven podiums and five overall wins to beat second-placed GREAT Britain. ...
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49er and 49erFX Europeans - Kiwi World Champions in pole position By Andy Rice, , 3:53 PM Sat 12 Jul 2014 GMT
At the 49er and 49erFX European Championships, both the men’s and women’s World Champions sit in pole position going into the deciding day in Helsinki. In the 49erFX, Alex Maloney and Molly Meech moved ahead of the defending European Champions, Ida Marie Nielsen and Marie Olsen, after a solid day in strengthening winds. ...
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Melges 24 Corinthian Champions 'Roger That' leads after day 1 By Heath Walters, Sydney , 2:37 PM Sat 12 Jul 2014 GMT
With the cool breeze from the west of 15-20 knots, racing started today on Pittwater just north of Scotland Island. After a spirited start the 10 strong fleet of Melges 24s headed for first of three, windward return races. ...
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49er Europeans: Live video action from Helsinki, Finland By Sail-World, , 10:39 AM Sat 12 Jul 2014 GMT
Live video coverage of the 49er and 49erFX European Championships being staged in Helsinki, Finland. The Men race first in the 49er followed by the Women in the 49erFX. ...
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Clipper Race: Fleet begins Victory Parade of Sail up the River Thames By Clipper Ventures, , 7:09 AM Sat 12 Jul 2014 GMT
2013 - 14 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - The Clipper Race has started its Parade of sail at the mouth of the River Thames after completing Race 16 and the full 40,000 mile circumnavigaton last night off Southend, UK. ...
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Great Britain wins race 16 By Clipper Ventures, , 6:52 AM Sat 12 Jul 2014 GMT
2013 - 14 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Great Britain has won the final race of the global series into its home port, finishing Race 16 off Southend, UK at 20:44:33 BST/19:44:33 UTC. ...
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Solar 1 Monte Carlo Cup 2014 - Day 1 + Video By Icarus Sailing, , 3:27 AM Sat 12 Jul 2014 GMT
2014 Solar 1 Monte Carlo Cup - In the first day of competition, the Fleet race saw the three classes in strong competition with each other. The sun was strong and the water was slightly choppy, a regular day for most boats but still challenging for boats raced previously on lakes or along waterways. ...
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MC38 Harbour Regatta - Newcomers could put cat among pigeons By Di Pearson, , 3:02 AM Sat 12 Jul 2014 GMT
Two new MC38 players in Marcus Blackmore and Robin Crawford will join some old hands for the class’s Harbour Regatta to be sailed on Sydney Harbour over this weekend. ...
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Nacra 17 Europeans - Iker Martinez and Tara Pacheco out front By Camille El Beze, , 7:09 PM Fri 11 Jul 2014 GMT
At the Nacra 17 European Championships, on the strength of an exceptional run of three second places today in a challenging, shifty Tramontane WNW’ly which peaked at a stamina sapping 26kts, Spain’s Iker Martinez and Tara Pacheco lead going into the final day. ...
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Finn Silver Cup - Anders Pedersen claims victory in Hoorn By Robert Deaves, , 6:02 PM Fri 11 Jul 2014 GMT
Anders Pedersen (NOR) has won his first ever Finn Silver Cup, and in his last year as a Junior, without any more races taking place. Arkadiy Kistanov (RUS) took the silver and Nened Bugarin (CRO) took the bronze. For the third day in a row the 32 Finn sailors set out from Hoorn and came back with no more races sailed. ...
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Half Ton Classics Cup - Concorde wins the Half Ton Spirit Trophy By Fiona Brown, , 5:38 PM Fri 11 Jul 2014 GMT
The 2014 Half Ton Classics Cup came to a sparkling conclusion today with one final thrilling race off the beautiful North Brittany coast and a delightful prize giving on the waterfront of Saint-Quay-Portreiux. With the breeze a little lighter at around 10-14 knots we saw some different faces at the front of the pack today and the finish was incredibly close, both on the water and on corrected time ...
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49er and 49erFX Europeans - Maloney and Meech bullet into the lead By International 49er Class, , 4:16 PM Fri 11 Jul 2014 GMT
The reigning World Champions from New Zealand dominated both the men’s and women’s fleets at the Seiko 49er and 49erFX European Championship in Helsinki today. With the sun shining brightly and the breeze blowing a perfect 12 to 16 knots, Alex Maloney said the conditions were similar to what they often experience back home in New Zealand. ...
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Australian Midwinter Youth Championship 2014: Racer Profiles – 29ers By Miles Ruge, Queensland , 3:17 PM Fri 11 Jul 2014 GMT
Throughout the week of racing at the Australian Midwinter Youth Championship 2014 at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron (Manly), we’ve profiled the leading competitors of a select series each day. The 29er class is targeted at youth sailors, as a step-up to the much larger 49er class. ...
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Queensland Youth Week 2014 - Clear skies and light winds on final day By Miles Ruge, Queensland , 3:15 PM Fri 11 Jul 2014 GMT
Clear skies and calm seas greeted sailors on the last day of competition at the Australian Midwinter Youth Championships, Manly, today. After missing competition yesterday due to wild conditions on Waterloo Bay the doublehanders headed out early to make the most of the fading South-westerly winds. ...
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470 European Championships - Champions in control on day 1 By International 470 Class Association, , 2:32 PM Fri 11 Jul 2014 GMT
Racing at the 2014 470 European Championships got underway on 10 July 2014 on the waters of the Saronic Gulf, Greece. Mat Belcher/Will Ryan (AUS) and Jo Aleh/Polly Powrie (NZL) take an early advantage at the 470 Europeans. But only just, as both event leaders are on equal points with the second placed teams behind them. ...
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J24 National Championships to take place at CYCSA in 2015 By J24 Australia, , 2:22 PM Fri 11 Jul 2014 GMT
The 2015 J24 National Championships will be held on 8 – 11 January at the CYCSA in Adelaide. There will be some hulls available for those wanting to fly in with sails, but get in early for those – now wouldn’t be too soon. The format will be a four day regatta starting on the Thursday and running through to Sunday, this minimises the time off work for fly-in crew to two days. ...
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PredictWind's Weather Routing tool gives option of comfort or speed By Sail-World.com, , 12:47 PM Fri 11 Jul 2014 GMT
With PredictWind’s Weather Routing tool, working out the fastest or most comfortable passage has never been easier. What can take hours to do manually happens with the click of a button on PredictWind. ...
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