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The Line 7 Liquidation Sale is on today in Rosebery Sydney. So if you after some really hot prices get there between 10am and 6pm.

If you are not in Sydney call your frfiends and get them to go for you.

Lots of sailing news today. So read away.

The Sail-World Team

Line 7 One Day Liquidation Sale - TODAY!!!
Media Services,
With the boating icon Line 7 in receivership, there is a one day Liquidation sale TODAY Friday. 10th July - 10am to 6pm Unit 2/3 Mentmore Avenue Rosebery, NSW (near Epsom road) Line 7 Liquidation Sale and everything price to clear... [more]
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Wright (GBR) takes lead in 2009 Finn Gold Cup
Robert Deaves,
Sailors and equipment underwent a thorough testing on day four of the Finn Gold Cup in Vallensbaek, Denmark with strong winds introducing a new element to the championship. It was also all change at the top after race wins for Ed Wright (GBR) and Jonas Høgh-Christensen (DEN). Wright climbs to the top, with Giles Scott (GBR) in second and Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic (CRO) moving up to third.... [more]
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60th birthday celebrations for the Finn
Sailing Intelligence,
The Finn was designed in 1949 by Swede Rickard Sarby ready for the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. It has held its place at the Games ever since. Techniques have changed, thanks to the influx of Olympic sailors from the Laser class. Despite equipment changes and the boat getting lighter, the boat remains a handful particularly in strong winds.... [more]
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Optimists enjoy mixed conditions in Queensland Youth Week
Janet Jerwood,
38 Gold Fleet and 21 Green Fleet Optimists gathered in Queensland last weekend for Queensland Youth Week. Members of the Australian Optimist Sailing Team arrived a day early to train with coach, Rob Brewer in the venue and event that will be critical in the selection of the Australian team for the Worlds in 2010.... [more]
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Sports Boat fleets expand at Meridien Marinas Airlie Beach Race Week
Rob Kothe,
The Australian Sports Boat Associated rated sports boats, who have Sports Boat Measurement System (SMS) rating, will be at the 21st Airlie Beach Race Week in large numbers... [more]
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Finn Gold Cup images
Richard Langdon images,
Images by photographer Richard Langdon of the Finn Gold Cup in Vallensbaek. Slater (NZ) leads from Railey (USA) and Wright (GBR).... [more]
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Tasmanian Laser Radial Sailors dominate OAMPS Queensland Youth week
Special Media,
Tasmanian Laser Radial sailors George Jones, Elliot Noye, Rohan Langford and Zac Pullen and Hugh Jones (4.7 rig ) have just taken part in the Queensland OAMPS youth week regatta at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron.... [more]
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Sydney Gold Coast race entries close Friday
Jennifer Crooks,
Entries closing this Friday 10 July at 1700hrs for the Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race. Current leader in the IRC Australian Championship Rod Jones's Alegria is one of those entered in the 384 nautical mile race.... [more]
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Charter Available - Melges 24 - One Design Exhilaration!
John Hall,
This is your chance to try this fast growing and exciting one design Sports Boat - the Melges 24. Charter available for one or both race weeks.... [more]
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Local teams excell on Day Two South Pacific Teams Sailing Regatta 2009
Chris Conroy,
Kia Orana, A superb sailing breeze reaching 12 knots from the south arrived on cue for the Day two of the South Pacific Teams Racing Regatta 2009. Boats and crews along with race officers were tested and two round robins totaling forty two races followed by a ‘Tri Nations' fleet race went with out a major hitch.... [more]
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Will the Tornado be at Olympics 2012??
Nick Dewhirst , the Chairman of the United Kingdom Catamaran Racing Association says ‘. It now seems highly likely that, if IOC grants sailing an 11th medal, it will be for an Open Multihull Event, raced in Tornados, as in China, and that the chances of a favourable IOC decision are good, but that may not be known till October. ‘... [more]
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America's Cup - latest images - BOR90 goes sailing in new mode
Gilles Martin-Raget,
BOR90 the revamped trimaran, built by BMW Oracle Racing as part of its preparations for the 33rd America's Cup, sailed today off San Diego, for the first time after major modifications... [more]
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America's Cup Spycam - Alinghi launch

With the lack of Mutual Consent in the current edition of the America's Cup between Alinghi and BMW Oracle Racing, there are no rules regarding espionage activities between teams, or indeed what the public can see. Sail-World is happy to run legally obtained images of either BMW Oracle Racing or Alinghi. Stayed tuned for the latest on the road to the 33rd America's Cup... [more]
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Sailing with Balvenie - Mykonos and Santorini
Amanda Church and Mark Farrell,
Amanda Church and Mark Farrell continue their tales of sailing in the Greek Islands - this time in some of Greece's most renowned treasures of resorts, Mykonos and Santorini.... [more]
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Alinghi lift and splash in Geneva
Daphne Morgan-Barnicoat, Alinghi Media,
At 16:00 this afternoon, Alinghi 5, the Swiss America's Cup Defender's new catamaran, was lifted out of the tent where it was built in Villeneuve, Switzerland, and into the air by a Mil Mi-26 helicopter, the biggest and most powerful in the world, to be launched on Lake Geneva.... [more]
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Artemis early leader at Malcesine RC44 Cup
RC44 media,
Can anyone stop Dean Barker in Malcesine? The kiwi sailor is unbeaten after three matches. The Series got underway just after lunch, once the Ora (the local thermal breeze) had established itself with enough stability to allow fair matches. There was no time for warming up, or observing the opposition.... [more]
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Mistakes proving costly at 2009 Star Class European Championships
Andreas Kling,
After five races at the 2009 Star Class European Championships for Rolex Baltic Week the cream of the Star fleet are showing their class. Day 3 of the Rolex Baltic Week on the Kiel Fjord, northern Germany, brought cloudy skies and showers on Wednesday (8 July). The gusty, shifty conditions which have characterized the event so far continued with south-westerly breezes shifting up to 20 degrees.... [more]
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New leader in fight for World Match Racing Tour crown
WMRT media,
Match Cup Sweden signified the half way stage of the 2009 World Match Racing Tour. The new leaders are the French Match Racing Team of Mathieu Richard. Adam Minoprio's (NZL) ETNZ/Black Match team lost the top spot after failing to gain point at Match Cup Sweden.... [more]
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Dan Slater (NZL) leads Finn Gold Cup from Railey (USA) and Scott (GBR)
Robert Deaves,
After day three in Vallensbaek there is a new leader at the Finn Gold Cup. Dan Slater (NZL) heads the leader board but on the same points as Zach Railey (USA). Ed Wright (GBR) moves up to third. Race wins on Wednesday went to Eduard Skornyakov (RUS) and Marin Misura (CRO).... [more]
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Phuket King's Cup Regatta NOR published
Phuket King's Cup media,
The Notice of Race for the 23rd Phuket King's Cup Regatta has been now published and is available on the regatta's official website at The regatta will take place from 28 November to 5 December 2009, with 5 days of sailing, one reserve day, 2 registration days and six social functions.... [more]
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America's Cup: Steve Clark on Bows, Stress and Weight
Richard Gladwell,
Over the past two days, the sailing world has glimpsed some of the most advanced sailing technology ever seen. Sail-World asked multihull and high performance sailing guru, Steve Clark for his take on the two giant multihulls what he believes to be the issues the designers must resolve to win in February.... [more]
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King finishes fourth at Warnemünder Woche
Jon Emmett,
71 Sailors from 12 countries travelled to Warnemünder Woche 4-7/7/09 for the final event before the Radial Europeans where measurement starts on 9/7/09.... [more]
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F18 North Sea Championship results,
The F18 North Sea Championship were sailed this past weekend. 62 Teams entred the event, many of who will be competing at the F18 World Championship.... [more]
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Ashby teams with Howden for F18 Worlds in Belgium
Diana Bogaards,
Team Boskalis (NED) defends the F18 World Title in Knokke/Belgium. Current World Champion Coen de Koning lines up with his new crew Thijs Visser. Australian multiple World Champion Glenn Ashby (silver at the 2008 Olympics) and Will Howden (GBR) have teamed up for F18 event,... [more]
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It's happening - the Great Around Australia Ocean Race and Rally
Nancy Knudsen,
Cruising rallies are growing in popularity round the world, so that almost anywhere the cruising sailor wants to go it's possible to join an organised rally, enriching the voyage for the participants, and adding much local knowledge to ease the passage-making. Now there's a new one, one of the most interesting rallies every to be created – the 2011 Around Australia Ocean Race and Rally.... [more]
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America's Cup Spycam - latest images - BOR90 prepares for sailing

With the lack of Mutual Consent in the current edition of the America's Cup between Alinghi and BMW Oracle Racing, there are no rules regarding espionage activities between teams, or indeed what the public can see. Sail-World is happy to run legally obtained images of either BMW Oracle Racing or Alinghi. Stayed tuned for the latest on the road to the 33rd America's Cup... [more]
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2011 Around Australia Race - Bob Williams talks about the race
Media Services,
Bob Williams talks about the first race Around Australia in 1988 and the plan for the 2011 race. The 2011 Race event is for monohull and multihull yachts (Category 1). The event format is designed to allow yachts from all around Australia, and overseas, to compete. You can listen to Bob here... [more]
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America's Cup Spycam - latest images - Fitting the Boards

With the lack of Mutual Consent in the current edition of the America's Cup between Alinghi and BMW Oracle Racing, there are no rules regarding espionage activities between teams, or indeed what the public can see. Sail-World is happy to run legally obtained images of either BMW Oracle Racing or Alinghi. Stayed tuned for the latest on the road to the 33rd America's Cup... [more]
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2011-2012 Around Australia Rally - Bob Williams talks about the Rally
Media Services,
Bob Williams, from Ocean Events talks about the 2011-2012 Rally and the optimum times of the year for cruisers to be on various places on the Australian coastline.... [more]
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Child Radio Hoax Costs Rescuers Tens of Thousands

If you have a marine radio, be it on your boat or at a home station, are you sure that small children cannot use it unsupervised? Shetland Coastguard in the UK reports that a suspected hoax call launched an intensive air and sea search which 'cost tens of thousands of pounds.'... [more]
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Star European Champions 2009 - Day Two: Triple-Tie of Olympic Stars
Andreas Kling, Rolex Baltic Week,
The 2009 Star European Championships at Rolex Baltic Week were always going to be a tightly fought contest, but after two days of racing the leader board is tied three ways, with all three 2008 Olympic medallists scoring one race win apiece and equal nine points.... [more]
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Day 2 2009 Finn Gold Cup in Denmark
Robert Deaves,
After two races sailed in a moderate southerly, Zach Railey (USA) has taken the lead at the Finn Gold Cup in Vallensbaek, Denmark. The first race went to Giles Scott (GBR), leading from start to finish, while the second race in a stronger breeze was won by Jonas Høgh Christensen (DEN) in the closing stages as the very tight leading group surfed to the finished line.... [more]
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