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Kaenon Polarized announces 'Road to the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup'
6:35 PM Thu 9 May 2013
Kaenon Polarized, the Newport Beach-based performance and lifestyle sunglass brand, and proud supporter of sailing, and youth sailing specifically, has announced the launch of the 'Road to the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup.'
The social media campaign following three very talented young sailors is now live on www.kaenon.com. ...[more]
Kaenon News: Inspired Looks from Kaenon's Women's Collection
7:24 PM Tue 12 Mar 2013
Check out the latest news from Kaenon sunglasses - it's all about your style. Inspired looks from Kaenon's Women's Collection. Buy online, or from your local Kaenon stockist - find one close to you with the store locator ...[more]
NZ National Match Racing Championships: New Video from FMJ Racing
By Mel Benton, ,
9:51 PM Thu 22 Nov 2012
Will Tiller and the FMJ racing team won the recent RNZYS 2012 New Zealand Match Racing Championships. Will Tiller and the FMJ racing team won the recent RNZYS 2012 New Zealand Match Racing Championships
Skipper Will Tiller, Brad Farrand, Harry Thurston and Shaun Mason from Full Metal Jacket Racing beat top professional sailing crew of Gavin Brady and his crack crew of Ryan Houston, Rob Sal ...[more]
NZ Match Racing Nationals: FMJ Racing dominate top quality fleet
By FMJ Racing,
8:48 PM Tue 13 Nov 2012
FMJ Racing have dominated the 2012 New Zealand Match Racing Nationals with the strongest fleet the nationals have ever seen!
The line up for the Nationals was tough with some great teams including Luna Rossa with former world number one Francesco Bruni on the helm, ...[more]
Kaenon reflects on ten years of unique product success
By Steve Rosenberg,
9:09 AM Tue 16 Oct 2012
Over 10 years ago, two brothers from Southern California created Kaenon – a premium sunglass brand offering high quality sunglasses designed in California, and powered by a truly innovative and proprietary lens technology known as SR-91®. Over the past decade Kaenon has evolved – and we will continue to introduce best-in-class product offerings – but our commitment to our founding principles has ...[more]
Full Metal Jacket takes back to back wins in Grand Slam Series + Video
By FMJ Racing,
9:07 PM Tue 11 Sep 2012
The New Zealand match racing team, Full Metal Jacket Racing, have taken out the Oakcliff Invitational in Oyster Bay to win the last two events on the Grand Slam Series.
Following on from the Knickerbocker cup, two bays over in Oyster Bay, Oakcliff Sailing Centre held the 2012 Oakcliff Invitational. ...[more]
Get your Kaenons for Christmas and the holidays
By Sail-World, Newport Beach, CA ,
10:23 PM Thu 15 Dec 2011
Kaenon Polarized advises that just in time for the holidays, styles from their new Anniversary Collection like Hard Kore JM10, Soft Kore Matte Black, Eden Honeysuckle, Gauge Pinstripe, Trade Matte Tobacco, Burnet Black/Clear and the limited edition Delite Tortoise N’Cream are now in stock! Buy in store or online for Christmas and the holidays ...[more]
Kaenon Polarized new, hand-painted sunglass styles
By Sail-World, Newport Beach, CA ,
4:54 AM Wed 26 Oct 2011
Kaenon Polarized, the Newport Beach-based Lifestyle and Luxury Performance sunglass brand, announces the launch of its 2011 Anniversary Collection, in celebration of reaching its 10 year milestone as a company. The Anniversary Collection is available in November, online and through Kaenon’s authorized dealer network. ...[more]
Kaenon Kronicle: Special Edition Frame Style & World Championship Wins
8:06 PM Sat 27 Aug 2011
The America’s Cup World Series was sailed in Cascais, Portugal and top sailors like Cup legend Russell Coutts, in Klay Titanium G12, Team New Zealand’s Ray Davies, in Hard Kore Black C12, and Terry Hutchinson, wearing Kore Black C12, are benefitting from Kaenon Polarized when reading the breeze and sea conditions ...[more]
Team Jolly update on the Olympic Womens 470 at Weymouth
By Polly Powrie and Jo Aleh,
7:44 PM Sat 27 Aug 2011
The overall result was not what we were looking for, obviously we went to Weymouth looking to win, and after some a) Weird boat things, and b) Rather poor decision making at times, we came away with a fourth, which was a little surprising, considering how badly we sailed at times, we were happy to just make the medal race! ...[more]
Images of Barley Cove: Rambler100 righting and pumping out
By Baltimore Sea Safaris, Baltimore, Ireland ,
11:05 AM Mon 22 Aug 2011
Images of the righting and pumping out of the supermaxi Rambler 100 in Barley Cove, Co Cork, Ireland. The world's fastest supermaxi capsized just five miles away from Fastnet Rock during the Rolex Fastnet Race. All her crew were rescued. ...[more]
Rolex Fastnet Race lives up to its reputation
By Trish Jenkins, ,
9:41 PM Sat 20 Aug 2011
Rolex Fastnet Race - Records tumbled in this year's event, living up to its reputation as the most gruelling and tactically challenging of the classic offshore races. As usual the 608 mile long course took the boats from the start line off Cowes, Isles of Wight towards the Fastnet Rock off southwest Ireland, back around the outside of the Scilly Isles off southwest England to the finish lin ...[more]
Rolex Fastnet success for McConaghy
By Blue Robinson,
6:26 PM Sat 20 Aug 2011
Competing against one of the largest and most diverse fleets assembled in the history of offshore yachting, the Rolex Fastnet race saw McConaghy built ICAP Leopard 3, the Reichel Pugh 65 Vanquish (crewed by the young American Oakcliff Offshore Team with average age of 25) and the new Ker 40 Keronimo finish at the front of the fleet. ...[more]
Rolex Fastnet Race prizegiving ceremony at the Royal Citadel
By Trish Jenkins, ,
5:31 AM Sat 20 Aug 2011
The Rolex Fastnet Race completed its prizegiving ceremony at the historic Royal Citadel on Plymouth's famous Hoe. Dating back to 1660s and standing on the site of the fort built in the time of Sir Francis Drake, the Royal Citadel over the centuries has been one of Britain's most important defences and today is the base for the 29 Commando Regiment of the Royal Artillery. ...[more]
Rambler crew received safety training at LRSE
By Dan O’Connor, ,
12:19 AM Sat 20 Aug 2011
In the Rolex Fastnet Race, the crew of Rambler capsized and were subsequently rescued. The entire crew of twenty-one underwent advanced man overboard and safety training just prior to leaving Rhode Island for the Transatlantic Race and the subsequent Rolex Fastnet Race. ...[more]
Rolex Fastnet Race recap from Gryphon Solo 2
By Joe Harris, ,
9:37 PM Fri 19 Aug 2011
Rolex Fastnet Race recap from Gryphon Solo 2’s skipper Joe Harris:
As our race ended abruptly on the first day of an expected four day race, I thought it might be good to review what happened and how the race turned out for others. Thank you to everyone who expressed condolences and encouragement following our withdrawal from the Fastnet due to sail damage. ...[more]
Rolex Fastnet Race - First double win in 50 years
4:28 AM Fri 19 Aug 2011
The Rolex Fastnet Race has for the first time in more than 50 years witnessed a back-to-back handicap winner. Following on from her victory under IRC in 2009, this afternoon the Royal Ocean Racing Club has confirmed that Niklas Zennström’s Rán (GBR) is once again the overall winner of the Rolex Fastnet Race and the prestigious Fastnet Challenge Cup. ...[more]
Rolex Fastnet Race: Capsized supermaxi Rambler righted plus Video
6:43 PM Thu 18 Aug 2011
The Irish Times is reporting that the capsized supermaxi, Rambler 100, owned by US businessman George David, has finally been righted in Barleycove Bay, Ireland.
'The hull was being pumped out yesterday evening before the yacht was towed into port without its mast and rigging,' says the Times.
'Seán Harrington of Atlantic Towage and Marine Ltd of Castletownbere, Co Cork, said the location of ...[more]
Rolex Fastnet Race fleet slows down
By KPMS, ,
4:05 AM Thu 18 Aug 2011
In the Rolex Fastnet Race, the pace was brisk for the first forty-eight hours but, has now slowed due to high pressure encroaching into the Celtic Sea and towards the south of Cornwall, just west of the finish in Plymouth. Since yesterday afternoon there have been just been five finishers ...[more]
Rolex Fastnet Race - Class40’s head uphill for the final miles
By Oliver Dewar, ,
9:46 PM Wed 17 Aug 2011
Rolex Fastnet Race - After 72 hours of racing, the Class40 fleet face beating to the finish for the final 70 miles following a predominantly offwind leg from Fastnet Rock to the Scilly Isles.
With less than 200 miles of the 2011 Rolex Fastnet Course remaining, the leading Class40 pack in the 17-boat fleet compressed even further with the lead constantly changing as the group lined-up in the Celti ...[more]
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