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 06 Sep 2010

Mathieu Richard wins the ‘King of the Mountain' in spectacular style
WMRT Media,
Mathieu Richard (FRA) French Match Racing Team won the ‘King of the Mountain' title today in spectacular style, taking a huge stride towards his quest to become the 2010 ISAF Match Racing World Champion. Having toyed with the teams all week at the St. Moritz Match Race, it was on the final day that the Maloja wind truly kicked in, bringing with it a supreme display of match racing for which the... [more]
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Maxi Rolex Cup ready to roll in Porto Cervo
Jill Campbell,
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2010 racing, which features 49 of the world's largest, fastest and most spectacular racing maxi yachts, is due to start tomorrow, 6th September. Although this is the 21st edition of the regatta organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, the fleet of sailing giants docked in Porto Cervo Marina is the largest recorded in recent years.... [more]
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Laser World Championship - Slingsby secures third title
Laser Worlds,
Laser World Championship - With a fourteenth from a dramatic, blustery 14th and final race off England's Hayling Island Australia's Tom Slingsby clinched his third Champion title in four years ahead of Skandia Team GBR's Nick Thompson who took silver.... [more]
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Finn Gold Cup - Wright does it right
Robert Deaves,
Ed Wright (GBR) put a wrong to right today in winning the Finn Gold Cup in San Francisco. It has been an enigma of the class that the former world number one had never won a world title.... [more]
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Aberdeen Boat Club: Season opener draws over 120 boats
Bruce Perkins, ABC,
With the straggly remains of Tropical Depression Lion Rock still influencing the weather pattern over the race course, both the Cruiser and Dinghy fleets headed out to their respective start areas... [more]
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Gladwell's Line: America's Cup 70: A boat for a Cup or Circus?
Richard Gladwell,
On Monday 13 September the boat for the 34th America's Cup is due to be announced, along with the Protocol for that Series. Both decisions will be signed off between the Defender, Golden Gate Yacht Club, and their Challenger, Club Nautico di Roma - and the die will be cast for first multi challenger America's Cup to be sailed in seven years.... [more]
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RS:X World Championships - Medal racers decided on high scoring day
Dansk Sejlunion,
Light shifting winds at the RS:X World Championships allowed just one shortened race to be held in both the Men and Women's Gold fleets today in Kerteminde, Denmark, the competition watched by HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark. Today's results finalised the top 10 for the Men and Women's medal races tomorrow and in the difficult conditions several sailors dropped out of the running.... [more]
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Fleet Race Challenge to find 'Best' IRC and OMR Sailors at King's Cup
Duncan Worthington,
With IRC and OMR fleets growing in Asia, the 2010 Phuket King's Cup Regatta introduces the IRC Combined Fleet Race and OMR Combined Fleet Race on Saturday 11th December - the final day of the Regatta. With separate start lines off Kata Bay on Phuket Island's West Coast, the two-class-only race allows cruisers to take on the 'grand prix' racers on a level-playing field.... [more]
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Phuket King's Cup team declared for China Cup 2010
CCIR Media,
'Entering the China Cup International Regatta allows us to renew friendships and make new friends. Many sailing federations in Asia are attending, and we feel it will be a unique opportunity to share ideas and experiences, and open up communications on developing the sport of sailing in the region,' added Whitcraft.... [more]
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Dick Sanders Memorial Sattahip Overnight Regatta 11th & 12th September
Ian Day,
This year the Sattahip race weekend 11th & 12th September 2010, promises to be the biggest and best ever and is being held to celebrate the life of our good sailing buddy Dick ‘The Thai Raver' Sanders, who was laid to rest in the sea off Sattahip earlier this year. The format includes a Long Distance race from OMYC to Sattahip bay on Saturday 11th, party on Saturday Night ashore, and race home t... [more]
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Rolex Middle Sea Race 2010 - Maltese task force
Giles Pearman,
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2010 - Whilst the major surrounding noise will resonate around Esimit Europa 2's anticipated assault on the course record, there is much more to the race than the maxi component. The Maltese participation is a crucial element in the success and popularity of the race.... [more]
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New 'double' World Record ratified for Oman Air Majan
WSSR Council,
The WSSR Council announces the ratification of a 'double' new World Record. Around Great Britain and Ireland double record to Oman Air Majan.... [more]
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