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ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Spectacular opening day in Abu Dhabi By ISAF, , 3:06 PM Thu 27 Nov 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final Abu Dhabi 2014: Smiles were present before racing at the Abu Dhabi Sailing & Yacht Club, on the waters off of the Corniche and around Lulu Island and back ashore upon the conclusion of racing. A north westerly breeze that ranged between 9-14 knots greeted the sailors across the four race tracks. The outside courses saw big waves to add some spice to the sailors’ lives. ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race, Leg two – Team Brunel: riders on the storm By Team Brunel, , 1:19 PM Thu 27 Nov 2014 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel: Sailing against the wind and ramming into waves is not exactly comfortable. But it can get worse, because right now we are heading straight into a tropical storm. 'Tro-tro-tropical storm?' I stammer in fright to Louis Balcaen. The young Belgian sailor quickly makes it clear that I’m not the only one who is afraid of this particular weather condition. ... [more]


America's Cup: San Diego YC Commodore on the America's Cup venue By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 12:23 PM Thu 27 Nov 2014 GMT
Commodore of the San Diego Yacht Club, which has hosted three America's Cups and one America's Cup World Series, appeared on local TV, commenting on the apparent decision to award the 35th America's Cup to British Overseas Territory of Bermuda. In this replay of the video Commodore Chuck Sinks, deftly stays within the confines of not confirming that Bermuda has won the hosting rights. ... [more]


2014 Rockingham Race Weekend - WA yachts are gearing up By Susan Ghent, Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club , 10:14 AM Thu 27 Nov 2014 GMT
2014 Rockingham Race Weekend - Thirty one yachts are gearing up for the Rockingham Race Weekend, hosted by Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club. Contested off the coast of WA, racing will be on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 November. ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi drops the lead - and then comes back By Matt Knighton, OBR, Abu Dhabi OR, , 9:44 AM Thu 27 Nov 2014 GMT
Overall race leader, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing has slipped in the Volvo Ocean Race having led for most of Leg 2, and won Leg 1. But as has been done before Abu Dhabi has caught up, and now playing storm-watch. ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Mast Track issue adds to pressure on Dongfeng By Dongfeng Race Team, , 9:38 AM Thu 27 Nov 2014 GMT
Mast track issues have dogged the Chinese Volvo Ocean Race entry, Dongfeng Race Team on Leg 2 on the 40,000nm round the world race. The problem is not fully repairable in the current upwind and bumpy conditions, and is certainly an issue of concern for Charles Caudrelier led team. ... [more]


Chapple's Cairn Curran Estate Fireball Victorian Champs overall report By Chris Payne, Cairn Curran Sailing Club , 9:17 AM Thu 27 Nov 2014 GMT
It has been almost 30 years, but the International Fireball Association of Victoria headed back to Cairn Curran to run the 2014 state championships. With the wonderful support of Chapple's Cairn Curran Estate, a renowned winery in the area, the fleet competed as a part of the Cairn Curran Classic being run on the weekend of the 22nd and 23rd November. ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race: The Traemeister's onboard gym session By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 4:33 AM Thu 27 Nov 2014 GMT
On Board Reporter, Brian Carlin, claimed he did not know what a Gym before he set foot aboard Team Vestas Wind. And then compounded his issues by saying that he thought 'Gym' was pronounced 'Gime'. Fitness freak Trae has taken on the invidious task of getting the Irish OBM up to a passable fitness level, believed to be 100 push-ups. ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Thanksgiving at Sea By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 3:21 AM Thu 27 Nov 2014 GMT
Although they may be far from home, old traditions aren't forgotten as the US crew aboard Team Alvimedica celebrate one of the great traditions. And the non-US crew partake of their first Thanksgiving, off the coast of Madagascar. There's some of the traditional fare, adapted for the Volvo Ocean Race, and some messages and mementos from home. ... [more]


Is The Squadron to be Sydney’s third casino site? By John Curnow, , 3:07 AM Thu 27 Nov 2014 GMT
Now it could simply be that episode of Rake or possibly something way more definitive that sparked the imagination with that headline. Who knows? But with all the stars coming out to be part of the Sydney Etchells season, you could perhaps wonder whether these stars will indeed eclipse the other casinos. After all, the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron enjoys a commanding view. ... [more]


2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Launch of Ragamuffin 100 By Louise Bashford, , 1:31 AM Thu 27 Nov 2014 GMT
2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - The official launch of Syd Fischer’s super maxi, Ragamuffin 100, will take place next Tuesday, 2 December 2014, at Sydney City Marine Complex, Rozelle. ... [more]


PredictWind launches new Offshore Application for Mac and PC By Mike Scullin, , 9:20 PM Wed 26 Nov 2014 GMT
The new application from PredictWind for Mac and PC is revolutionary for accessing weather data when offshore. Accessing GRIB files, Weather Routing, GMDSS forecasts and Satellite Imagery is now a simple task with the unique and user friendly interface. ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Mapfre takes lead in Leg 2 as break point looms By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 7:20 PM Wed 26 Nov 2014 GMT
The latest position report from Volvo Ocean Race Control has given the lead in leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race to Mapfre (Iker Martinez). She takes over the lead from Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Ian Walker), who has led from soon after the start of Leg 2, a week ago. ... [more]


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America's Cup: Sweden to host World Series regatta in 2015
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2014 Extreme Sailing Series - Tom Slingsby, skipper of Oman Air
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Volvo Ocean Race: Big spread in fleet as Abu Dhabi leads
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final declared open by ISAF President + Videos
America's Cup World Series: Portsmouth to host in 2015 and 2016
Volvo Ocean Race: Welcome to Brian's Gime
VX One Pittwater to Sydney Challenge - The VX Ones are going offshore
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Volvo Ocean Racing: Abu Dhabi Leg 2 Review and what will win the Race
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014 - A new deal for corinthians
2016 Hansa Class Combined World and Int'l Champs held in Netherlands
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Belcher and Ryan gunning for gold
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Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel release app for iPhone and Android
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Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, an inspirational legend
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Final: Inspiring the next generation in the UAE
Airwaves Noumea PWA Dream Cup – Albeau completes world title hat-trick
Volvo Ocean Race – Relaxed atmosphere on Team Brunel
Volvo Ocean Race – ADOR continues to inspire youth
Volvo Ocean Race – Team SCA’s super fan
Gary Smith inducted into Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame
2014 Oceania Marine Technician Grand Prix
2014 Lipton Regatta Wrap
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final: Abu Dhabi Sailing Instructions published
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Italian 49erFX duo ready for action
Beneteau Cup Sydney - Beneteaus sizzle on Sydney Harbour
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