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Barcelona World Race – Stamm and Jean Le Cam passed under 5000 miles By Barcelona World Race, , 12:58 PM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race – Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam passed under 5,000 miles to the Barcelona World Race finish line and also crossed over their own outbound track. ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Young team sailed best leg to date By Sean McNeill, , 12:14 PM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
Reflecting on his team’s performance on Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Team Alvimedica skipper Charlie Enright said the youngest crew in the race had sailed its best leg to date. 'It was our most complete leg so far. But like all these legs it had its ups and downs,' said the 30-year-old Enright. 'From a navigation and tactics point of view, we stayed with the group and were hard-charging ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Ireland's Foxall racing Leg 5 aboard Dongfreng By Volvo Ocean Race, , 10:35 AM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
Damian Foxall (IRL), one of the biggest names in offshore sailing, is joining Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA) for the forthcoming Leg 5. Caudrelier and Foxall were on the Groupama boat that won the 2011-12 edition. The Irishman was the natural choice when Dongfeng’s skipper looked for an experienced sailor to bolster his line-up for the 6,776-nautical mile (nm) stage from Auckland ... [more]


Marine Industry experts convene at Volvo Ocean Village - Register now! By Keith Taylor, , 10:08 AM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
Marine industry experts from around the world will convene next week in the Volvo Ocean Race Village at Auckland’s Viaduct Basin for the fifth High Performance Yacht Design conference. This three-day technical conference, ninth to 11th March, is the latest for those who make it their business to push the performance boundaries of yachts both power and sail. ... [more]


2015 Delta Lloyd Regatta – Top sailors are up to the challenge By Delta Lloyd Regatta, , 8:01 AM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
The competition for the 2015 Delta Lloyd Regatta looks promising. Especially the registrations for Laser and Laser Radial are well under way. International top sailors like Marit Bouwmeester (Laser Radial) and Bundock & Curtis (Nacra17) are up to the challenge in Medemblik from 24 - 30 May 2015. Races will start from 26 May onwards. ... [more]


Barcelona World Race - South Atlantic Angst. Pacific anticipation By Barcelona World Race, , 1:49 AM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
It can be the most frustrating stage of non-stop round the world racing. After completing the difficult, stressful four or five weeks in the big south, there is an almost inbuilt expectation that, by comparison, after rounding Cape Horn and passing the Falklands milestong, racing up the Atlantic life should be a bowl of cherries. ... [more]


Dangerous surf conditions for boaters By Transport Roads and Maritime Services, , 1:27 AM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert to boaters about dangerous surf conditions forecast by the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) for the next couple of days. ... [more]


2015 EFG Winter Cup - Day 1 overall By viper640.org, , 6:03 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
2015 EFG Winter Cup - Miami is known as the gateway to Latin America. For Viper sailors, it may also be the jumping off point for points east. If you hailed from an island in the Atlantic Ocean, you probably did well at the Winter Cup. ... [more]


Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta - Overall report By Melvyn (Mel) Steiner, Sydney , 5:11 PM Wed 4 Mar 2015 GMT
The 2015 Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta - organised and run by the Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto, is done and dusted, but the memories live on. Final tallies are still being worked on, but it is now expected that the event will raise $30,000 in support of the charities – mostly the Hunter Branch of the NSW Cancer Council with a smaller amount going to Lake Macquarie Marine Rescue. ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Kiwi Catch-up - Ryan Houston from Team Alvimedica By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, , 11:52 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
After the Volvo Ocean Race finished on Saturday night, Sail-World.com's NZ editor, Richard Gladwell caught up with Ryan Houston from Team Alvimedica. He talks about wanting to sail on a Kiwi boat in the next race - how this race compares with the others in which he has sailed - how small gains seem to be paying well - the vexed issue of AIS on tactics, and more ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Kiwi Catch-up - Dave Swete from Team Alvimedica By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, , 10:34 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
After the Volvo Ocean Race finished on Saturday night, Sail-World.com's NZ editor, Richard Gladwell caught up with Dave Swete from Team Alvimedica. A product of the RNZYS Youth Program, Swete is on his second Volvo Ocean Race. He touches on the differences between the two programs, the impact that AIS is having on the racing and plenty more ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Race Director Jack Lloyd reflects on the new VOR By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, , 10:14 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Sail-World.com's New Zealand Editor caught up with Race Director, Jack Lloyd on the floor of the sail-loft in the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard. In this 15 minute interview, Lloyd gives his view of the progress made as a result of adopting the Volvo 65 One Design - with all boats having finished every leg (with one exception - Vestas Wind). ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Image gallery - Tour of the Boatyard By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, , 9:43 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Yesterday Volvo Ocean Race threw open the barriers and let the media have an inside view of the Boatyard at the Viaduct Events Centre The area is open to the public (stay behind the safety barriers) where you can see the boats on the hard, and look inside the Events Centre which has been converted into a massive sail and rigging loft. ... [more]


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