Round-up of Six Senses Phuket Raceweek so far...

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 25 Jul 2010

Flavour of the week is the Six Senses Phuket Raceweek, which has one day to run (tomorrow, Sunday). All the Sail-World stories are here, with some more international and regional stories to make up the list.

Guy Nowell, Editor

Six Senses Phuket Raceweek 2010 – Promises, promises...
Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia,
The day started promisingly with 15 kts and a windward/leeward course for everyone except IRC 3 who went island hopping. Some found the breeze to be a bit of a handful – appropriate wind for a Sunday outing with Auntie in the Solent often leaves Asian sailors floundering. There were some interesting broaches and spinnaker drops, but no major damage was reported.... [more]
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Six Senses Phuket Raceweek 2010 - more images from day 3 of the event
Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia,
Sail-World's Asia Editor, Guy Nowell, was out on the water again today...... [more]
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Six Senses Phuket Raceweek - more images from a good day on the water
Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia,
More pics from Sail-World's Asia Editor, Guy Nowell, on location in Phuket. Enjoy.... [more]
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Six Senses Phuket Raceweek 2010 - good breeze under grey skies
Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia,
Six Senses Phuket Raceweek 2010 - 'More breeze' was what the forecast promised, and it was right, up to a point. A rather grey, gloomy and flat start to the day turned into 10+ knots by start time - plenty enough to get things going (and a great deal more than was on offer yesterday, all day).... [more]
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Sailor's dream come true – free massage, in a bar
Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia,
It's true, at this regatta you can a neck, head, and shoulders massage, in a bar, after racing. What a way to wind up the afternoon, and get set for the evening!... [more]
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Six Senses Phuket Raceweek - colour and movement, colour and movement
Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia,
More images from Six Senses Phuket Raceweek 2010 - a slow start to the regatta, but plenty of sunshine and colour... [more]
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Six Senses Phuket Raceweek 2010: a slow start to the week
Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia,
Seven years down the track and this regatta looks as fresh as new paint. We've always maintained that good organization, good race management, a good venue (and some breeze) and you've got a good event. Six Senses Phuket Raceweek ticks all the boxes.... [more]
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New York Yacht Club Race Week - Class leaders emerge,
The second half of New York Yacht Club (NYYC) Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex began as many New England summer days do with fog, humidity and light wind.... [more]
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Whale dismasts yacht - investigation pending
Sail-World Cruising,
The advice to stay several hundred metres away from a whale took on new resonance after the latest incident in South African waters. The owners of a well known Cape Town Sailing Academy were dismasted this week by a whale who apparently didn't notice the yacht and breached virtually on top of them.... [more]
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34th America's Cup television trials begin tomorrow
Tim Jeffery,
America's Cup television evaluation kicks off tomorrow with a small army on hand to carry out a water-borne lab experiment the likes of which the 'Auld Mug' has never seen.... [more]
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Volvo Ocean Race: Camper announce build, crew and workup for VOR70
Warren Douglas,
CAMPER, in association with Emirates Team New Zealand have made some key announcements in their project for the Volvo Ocean Race Construction of the VO70 yacht will start in the first week of August. Crew selection is also well advanced and CAMPER said today that experienced Spanish round-the-world yachtsman Roberto Bermudez de Castro has signed on.... [more]
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Malaysians to train under Olympic Champions
Audrey Lakai,
Two of Australia's Olympic Gold Medallists Tessa Parkinson and Belinda Stowell, will be coaching at Malaysia's Monsson Sailing School.... [more]
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SB3 World Championships 2010 - GBR sailors dominate Gold Fleet
Katie Ashworth,
For races 10, 11 and 12 of the Volvo Laser SB3 World Championships the Gold Fleet moved to the winder Bravo Course underneath the Riva cliffs. Both South African entries to the event lie in the top 10 leading into the final day of racing.... [more]
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British Classic Yacht Club Panerai Cowes Regatta 2010 day 1 images
Chris Boynton,
British Classic Yacht Club Panerai Cowes Regatta 2010 day 1 images from Chris Boynton... [more]
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Supplying the boats from optimist sailor to Olympic champion
ISAF World Sailing,
ISAF Youth World Championship equipment of choice, the 420 class celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The 420 was at the very first Championship, held at Angelholm, Sweden in 1971 and has been at almost all championships since including this year in Istanbul.... [more]
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