Starting the week in Portugal, Sweden, Fiji and Australia




23 Jun 2009

Major Events


Asian sailing news seems to be a little thin on the ground at the moment, and there's not a great deal on the horizon at the moment.

Meanwhile, all Clubs and Classes who would like their events announced, reported and generally publicised - just hit the "Submit News and Pix" button in the top right hand corner of the Sail-World Asia website and send your news out to the region.

Mirsky beats Minoprio to win Troia Portugal Match Cup
Dobbs Davis,
In only their second full season on the World Match Racing Tour, Torvar Mirsky (AUS) and his Mirsky Racing Team of Kinley Fowler, Kyle Langford, Tudur Owen, and Graeme Spence have claimed their first win at the Troia Portugal Match Cup.... [more]
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Images from the JPMorgan Asset Management Round the Island Race
Ingrid Abery images,
Photographer Ingrid Abery has sent these images from the JPMorgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. Oman Sail Masirah took line honours and was the first Extrem 40 to finish the race. ICAP Leopard completed the race as the fastest monohull.... [more]
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Crews jet in for Hobie challenge
Fiji Times Online,
Overseas crews are flying in to Fiji to compete in the Air Pacific South Pacific Hobie Champion-ships and the Suzuki Fiji Hobie Challenge. Amongst the entries are past and current Hobie world champions, and the regatta will include some of Fiji's most experienced sailors.... [more]
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Telefonica Blue bounces back in Stockholm In-Port Race
Volvo Ocean Race media,
After an extremely disappointing leg nine, which saw second overall in the Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 slip away when Telefónica Blue ran aground and had to return to Marstrand for emergency repairs, Bouwe Bekking and his men made a remarkable comeback today.... [more]
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Portimao Global Ocean Race - Beluga Racer takes first overall
Oliver Dewar,
Taking second place in Leg 5 of the Portimão Global Ocean Race, Boris Herrmann and Felix Oehme on Beluga Racer crossed the finish line at 08:04:42 UTC on Sunday morning (21/09), winning first place overall in this round the world event with a total of 55.5 points.... [more]
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ICAP Leopard takes Round the Island Race monohull line honours
Alex Mills,
British supermaxi, ICAP Leopard, owned by Helical Bar PLC Chief Executive Mike Slade, has today taken monohull line honours in the JP Morgan Asset Management Round The Island Race. ICAP Leopard's afterguard called a great race in the testing conditions, using every shift to gain an advantage over the other competitors.... [more]
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Extreme 40 Oman Sail Masirah first home in Round the Island 2009
Flavia Bateson,
Oman Sail Masirah has led the fleet back to Cowes in the JPMorgan Asset Management Round the Island Race as well as taking line honours in the Extreme 40 class. It was a nail-biting finish, with a provisional 29 seconds separating the Omani boat from Russell Coutts helming Team Aqua... [more]
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Aviva back on record breaking pace

Dee Caffari and her all female crew have pushed Aviva hard over the past twenty four hours and are now back on the pace required to beat the record for sailing around Britain and Ireland... [more]
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Australian RS:X titles Nationals in Port Stephens
Tracey Johnstone,
The RSX Australian Championship, combined with the BicTechno Friendship Regatta, was held over the June long-weekend on the waters of Port Stephens for a fleet of Australian and international competitors.... [more]
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