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Sail Brisbane - Steady breeze comes as a relief on day three 3:46 PM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Sail Brisbane 2014 - After the fleet was held ashore due to light westerly winds in the morning, which have plagued the 2014 Sail Brisbane regatta, they were finally given the opportunity to enjoy a nice steady Queensland Seabreeze. The wind settled finally at around 10knots and made for some interesting racing across the three courses. ...

27th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2014 - Big breeze on the butterfly By Louay Habib, , 12:16 PM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2014 - With the breeze at over 25 knots and a significant sea state, the Classic sailors came ashore soaking wet, covered in salt and wide-eyed from the thrill of it all. The Trade Winds were at full force today and after two days of big breeze the sea state, especially around Shirley Heights was impressive. ...

Rolex China Sea Race 2014 -Pryde and Joy for Hi Fi By Regattanews, , 11:25 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Rolex China Sea Race 2014 - 'It was incredibly close racing,' enthused Pryde. 'To be this close after so many miles is amazing. It was the same all the way down. We were never out of site of the other boats so you could not relax one moment.' ...

QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone - Perseverance may yet pay off By Nigel Statham, Brisbane , 11:22 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
For the QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race fleet it has been a frustrating day, with some of the competitors going faster backwards than forwards. ...

Brisbane to Gladstone Race - Morticia takes second place By Chris Dewar, Gladstone , 10:24 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Morticia have crossed the line second in the 2014 50th Brisbane to Gladstone Multihull Yacht race. Morticia won the start but were quickly passed by BOQ Team Australia. ...

Clipper Round The World Race - A flying start on Day 1 of Race 11 By Clipper Ventures, , 10:11 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
On Day 1 of Race 11 of the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race 2013-14, The PSP Logistics Panama 100 Cup, after a spectacular send-off from San Francisco, USA the 12 strong fleet competing pulled no punches as the 3,300 mile race to panama got off to a flying start. ...

Audi IRC Australian Championship - Champions crowned in Newcastle By Lisa Ratcliff, , 9:53 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Audi IRC Australian Championship 2014 - Race seven got underway in a 6kt sou’easter following an hour and a half postponement. Race eight was christened the ‘Newcastle BBQ’, a triangle, triangle and sausage format also called the ‘two chops and a sausage’ course. ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Inscriptions et contrôles de jauge By FF Voile, , 7:13 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Inscriptions et contrôles de jauge : top départ à terre ! ...

Toyota Optimist Nationals: McKenzie scores hat-trick of wins on Day 4 By Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz, , 6:28 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Kohimaramara YC sailor, Scott McKenzie, has extended his lead in the 2014 Toyota Optimist Nationals with three wins on the third day of the regatta. Conditions were testing for the 270 strong fleet with a southwesterly breeze prevailing of 15-25kts. ...

Cammas on Caudrelier – different styles, same objective By Jon Bramley, , 4:42 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
2014 -15 Volvo Ocean Race - Franck Cammas bucks the trend of top class ocean racers who tend to be built on the very massive side. But the little Frenchman still ranks as one of the toughest around, a man whose word is law on any boat he choses to skipper. Ask him about Charles Caudrelier, though, and he immediately breaks into a broad smile. ...

Clipper Race - Californian crew member continues fundraising journey By Ruth Harrington, , 4:12 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
2013 - 14 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race- Californian crew member, Elaina Breen, 69 from Point Richmond, has started her second Clipper Race leg, raising money for a charity which helps the families of those killed in war. ...

Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - Race 2 images by Jude Robertson By Sail-World.com, , 3:58 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Photographer Jude Robertson was on deck again for race 2 of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta to capture these images. ...

Les Voiles de St Barth - Images by Christophe Jouany By Sail-World.com, , 3:51 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Photographer Christophe Jouany was out on the water at Les Voiles de St Barth to capture these images. Enjoy! ...

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Fleet sets sail in race 11 By Marina Thomas, , 3:09 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
The PSP Logistics Panama Cup, race 11 of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, set sail today with San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge providing the perfect backdrop for the 12-strong fleet of identical matched 70-foot boats. ...

Les Voiles de St Barth - Eager to best the score By Fabrice Thomazeau, , 12:07 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
With a number of classes still up for grabs, crews going into the final day of racing at Les Voiles de St. Barth were eager to get on the race course and best the score. The conditions remained fresh, with a 22 – 25 knot southeasterly producing an impressive swell on the island’s windward side. ...

BOQ Team Australia wins Brisbane to Gladstone Multihull Yacht Race By Chris Dewar, Gladstone , 11:38 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
BOQ Team Australia led the fleet from the first mark to the finish to take line honours in the 2014 50th Brisbane to Gladstone Multihull Yacht Race at 5:59pm on Saturday evening. With an elapsed time of one day, six hours and 39 minutes, BOQ Team Australia were unable to get close to their 2012 Brisbane to Gladstone race record of 16 hours 28 minutes. ...

Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race - Fleet continue to drift By Nigel Statham, Brisbane , 11:32 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
After a night of light to calm winds, frustration turned to despair for quite a few of the yachts in the Qantaslink 66th Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race this morning. At the 9am sked, Whitebirds and Frantic advised of their retirement from the race with ten yachts at the back of the fleet only now approaching Sandy Cape buoy and drifting in circles waiting for a sea breeze to eventuate. ...

Masters lead the way in the 37th NSW Tasar Championships By Nicole Douglass, Sydney , 11:02 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
The second day for the 37th NSW Tasar Championships was sailed yesterday in a 12 to 18 knot sou’easterly on the waters of Botany Bay from Georges River Sailing Club. After doing three races in exceptionally variable conditions on Good Friday, all were happy to have some consistent strength on the race track! ...

World Youth Sailing Week moves towards its conclusion By Elena Giolai, , 9:36 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
The World Youth Sailing Week moves towards its conclusion with the final of the 32nd Meeting del Garda Optimist programmed for tomorrow at 9.00am on Easter Sunday. There are many Italians vying for victory in this prestigious trophy, which has seen past winners go on to become famous skippers in the America’s cup and Olympic gold medallists. ...

Cruising Yacht Club of Australia - Marine Electrics Seminar By Sail-World Cruising, , 9:16 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) is to hold another of their very popular Information Evenings at the yacht club in Rushcutter's Bay in Sydney on 6th May. Rob Starkey will present a segment called 'Marine Electronics: Basics and Management at Sea and Away from the Marina'. ...

RS Vareo Grand Prix at Tata Steel SC By Andrew Davies, , 9:15 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
Over the weekend of the 12th-13th of April, thirteen Vareos entered the TATA Steel Open. Saturday’s race 1 was started in a force 4 with a clean start. Simon Collinson rounded the windward mark first with Andrew Davies second, Jeremy Simons third then closely followed by the rest of the fleet. ...

NSW International Moth Championship - Images by Warwick Crossman By Warwick Crossman, Pittwater , 8:56 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
Dinghy Fever was out on Pittwater and captured these images from day Two of the NSW International Moth Championship, hosted by BYRA (Bayview Yacht Racing Assoc). ...

Congressional Cup - Canfield and Team US One best star-studded field By Chicago Match Race Center, , 8:52 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
After days of grinding through a format of round robin racing among twelve teams from all over the world, including many rivals from the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, the Chicago Match Race Center congratulates Taylor Canfield and his Team US One for having won the oldest and most prestigious Grade 1 event in the US, Long Beach YC's Congressional Cup. ...

Medals for New Zealand at RYA Youth Championships at Weymouth, UK By Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz, , 8:39 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
New Zealand crews have placed well at the RYA National Youth Championships sailed at the Weymouth Olympic Centre, at Portland, UK The regatta attracted a massive entry of 266 crews sailing five classes. ...

RORC Easter Challenge - Challenging conditions on day 2 By Trish Jenkins, , 7:19 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
If good training regattas are ones that take place in the widest range of conditions, then the RORC Easter Challenge is scoring highly. Today's racing was held in the central/eastern Solent in moderate conditions that turned light as the northeasterly wind swung heavily right during the early afternoon, while bigger conditions are forecast for tomorrow. ...

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