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28 Sep 2007

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Raja Muda update notes
By Event Media,
For anyone with a sudden urge to participate in 'Asia’s most tactical regatta', or anyone who has been meaning to do it for ages and not quite got round to it – make up your mind now! This is one of the very best regattas in Asia, and there are several yachts available for charter posted on the regatta website – [more]

IMAGE asia bows out of Koh Samui Regatta
By Event Media,
IMAGE asia has decided not to pursue its option to continue organising the Koh Samui Regatta into 2008 and beyond. The company took on management of the 2007 event on a one-year contract with options for the future but, as part of a strategic realignment of its business activities, has chosen not to exercise those options.... [more]

News from Puerto Galera Yacht Club
By PGYC Media,
The current list of participating boats in the Royal/Heavylift All Souls Regatta 2007 is on the website along with the Notice Of Race and other important information.... [more]

PIMEX 2007 at Royal Phuket Marina
By &,
UPDATE… PIMEX 2007 at Royal Phuket Marina. With less than three months to go, the fifth Phuket International Boat Show – being held from 6-9 December at the prestigious 5 Gold Anchor Award winning Royal Phuket Marina in December – has received bookings from an impressive list of exhibitors.... [more]

Storm hits Régates Royales fleet in Cannes
By PR,
Bright sunshine with a nice breeze, lured the sailors and Race Committee on to Cannes Bay for the scheduled racing. But unfortunately, the benign conditions didn’t last long. Soon after racing started for the Dragons, Classic, Tradition and 12 Metre Classes, an intense squall came through, bringing heavy rain showers, hail, thunder and lightning... [more]

Hamish Ross on America's Cup status of RNZYS
By Hamish Ross,
Alinghi General Counsel, Hamish Ross has responded to several issues raised in the story by Sail-World, entitled ' Would George Schuyler have accepted RNZYS in the America's Cup?... [more]

RYA propose dropping Olympic catamaran
British catamaran racers are outraged at the RYA’s stance. One of the British parents who has invested many thousands of pounds for the British youth teams is Chris Laming of Sittingbourne, Kent. He calls for the RYA to explain itself... [more]

Clipper Fleet past Finisterre
By PR,
The Clipper fleet has passed the Finisterre headland and has almost divided in two as some head south and others opt for a more westerly course on the fourth day of Race 2 from La Rochelle to Salvador.... [more]

America's Cup doyen speaks out on the Valencia situation
By Bob Fisher,
Sail-World's America's Cup columnist, Bob Fisher, who is also author of the definitive America's Cup work 'An Absorbing Interest' has written to US Sailing World magazine, with his thoughts on the current America's Cup situation:... [more]

Coutts leads Rolex TP52 Global Championship
By Giles Pearman/KPMS,
Artemis (SWE) sits on top of the heap with a healthy ten-point margin over second placed Patches (IRE). Master magician onboard or not, Torbjorn Tornqvist's Artemis was comprehensively boat of the day posting a 1, 2, 4. Not far behind in that category was Stuart Robinson's Stay Calm (GBR), which managed to avoid any issues with the line, and scored 2, 4, 3 to move into fourth overall.... [more]

New IRC class for Superyacht Cup Palma 2008
By PR,
The provisional dates for The Superyacht Cup Palma 2008 announced in the latest copy of the SYC Newsletter have now been brought forward by one week to June 11 - 14th.... [more]

Terry Hutchinson resigns from Emirates Team NZ
By Warren Douglas, Emirates Team NZ & Sail-World,
Terry Hutchinson (Annapolis, MD, USA) and Emirates Team New Zealand are unable to agree on the terms and conditions of a continued relationship and Hutchinson has resigned from the team effective today.... [more]

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