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 24 Nov 2010

Everything but....all the other sailing news

As the Hobart rolls around again, Sail-World will be running its Sydney Hobart newsletter world-wide to an audience of 100,000 readers, as we have today,so our regular Sail-World newsletters will bring your other news and there is plenty of that again today.

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Win an Opti for the Kids and One for Club - Closing TOMORROW ENTER NOW
Sail-World.com & Powerboat-world.com,
The winner of the OziOPti Sail-World competition will receive an OziOpti ‘Regatta Mark IV' GRP racing boat complete valued at AUD$3,950 (or NZ$5,135). AND They will ALSO win for their chosen sailing club an OziOpti ‘Tacker' Poly training boat valued at AUD$2,395 (or NZ$3,200). There will also be prizes of 10 x $100 ‘The Boatyard' vouchers.... [more]
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Sunseeker Australia Cup - Perth set for action
John Roberson,
Sailing's answer to Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Raffa are in town, Ben Ainslie and Ian Williams of Britain and Frenchman Mathieu Richard. Mathieu Richard has put in a big year on the International Tour, and has the world championship within his grasp, he will be looking to go into next week's Monsoon Cup in Malaysia on a high, so a good performance in Perth is essential.... [more]
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World Match Racing Tour - Distraction not in Minoprio's dictionary
World Match Racing Tour - Legendary sailing commentator, Peter Montgomery MBE, believes the race to become ISAF Match Racing World Champion is simply too close to call. However, one thing he is certain of is that Adam Minoprio (NZL) ETNZ/Blackmatch Racing will be focussed solely on retaining what he believes is his rightful crown.... [more]
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Louis Vuitton Trophy Dubai - BMW Oracle Racing looks to semifinals
Tim Jeffery,
Louis Vuitton Trophy Dubai - BMW Oracle Racing, led by its 31-year-old skipper James Spithill of Australia, advanced to the semifinal round of the Louis Vuitton Trophy Dubai as the top-ranked team with 17 points on a 13-2 record.... [more]
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Get Ready For The Most Exciting Monsoon Cup Ever
Monsoon Cup Media 2010,
The Monsoon Cup, which has a tradition of exciting racing and unexpected results, will once again take centre stage when it hosts the final event of the World Match Racing Tour season with up to five skippers still in with a chance of being crowned ISAF Match Racing World Champion.... [more]
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Musto International Youth Match Racing Championship day 1
Pam Scrivenor and Jennifer Crooks,
Perfect conditions greeted the nine teams competing in the Musto International Youth Match Racing Championship, being hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia.... [more]
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Fremantle To Bali International Yacht Race Official launch
Yachting WA,
The official launch of the Visit Indonesia Fremantle to Bali 2011 event hosted by Fremantle Sailing Club marked the start of a new era of 'big boat' ocean racing in Western Australia. After months of planning, Fremantle Sailing Club is thrilled to be officially announcing the return of international ocean racing to Western Australia – after a gap of 14 years.... [more]
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RMSIR 2010, Race 2, Pangkor-Penang.
Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia,
Two hours later Classes 1-5 presented themselves for a 1300 hrs gun, but there was so little breeze that the RO hoisted an AP and L and took off west and north round Pulau Pangkor looking for something workable, and leaving class 6 still doing heavy breathing exercises in the vicinity of the original start line. In the end a small bag of puff was uncovered to the north of Pulau Pangkor.... [more]
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OAMPS Insurance Brokers Australian Youth Championships entries closing
Craig Heydon,
Entries closing soon for the 2011 OAMPS Insurance Brokers Australian Youth Championships, to be held at Georges River 16ft Sailing Club from January 6-10.... [more]
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The Great God – Zeus from Brookes and Gatehouse
John Curnow,
At some point in boat ownership, virtually everyone has had to work his or her way through one device not talking with another. When trying to get the information feed from one instrument displayed elsewhere, it has often proven very difficult, at best. Additionally, there are lots of connectors to fail and good old-fashioned water to get into any place it can find.... [more]
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RS100 Twilight Demo Sailing - Sydney
Nathan Ellis,
With some great summer sea breezes forecast for the rest of the week, Performance Sailcraft will be holding RS100 Twilight Demo sail's... [more]
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PMYC and Jolly Roger Laser Regatta 2010
Jason Goulding,
Twenty three local laser sailors lined up on the start line off Port Melbourne beach for the first race of the 2010 instalment of the annual PMYC Jolly Roger Laser regatta held the weekend of 6/7 November 2010.... [more]
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Velux 5 Oceans - British solo sailor takes fourth place in Leg 1
Velux 5 Oceans,
British skipper Chris Stanmore-Major today became the fourth skipper to complete the first ocean sprint of the epic Velux 5 Oceans solo round the world yacht race. After 36 days and 44 minutes at sea, the 33-year-old from Cowes, Isle of Wight, crossed the finish line in Cape Town, South Africa, at 4.44pm local time in beautiful weather conditions.... [more]
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PWA Cabo Verde World Cup 2010 day eight - Within reach
At the 2010 PWA Cabo Verde World Cup, less than 24 hours separate Victor Fernandez from possibly claiming his first ever world title!... [more]
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World Match Racing Tour - Twist in the tale predicted for finale
World Match Racing Tour,
World Match Racing Tour - With five skippers still in with a chance of winning the World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) as the series heads for the final event of the season at the Monsoon Cup, WMRT has drawn comparisons to the recent grandstand finish in Formula 1 which saw four drivers go into the final Grand Prix of the year with a shot at winning the title.... [more]
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Louis Vuitton Trophy Dubai - BMW Oracle Racing clinches round robin
Tim Jeffery,
Louis Vuitton Trophy Dubai - BMW Oracle Racing clinched the top spot in the double round robin of the Louis Vuitton Trophy Dubai with a victory today over Emirates Team New Zealand.... [more]
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Australian Women's Match Racing Championship images from David Pricey
David Pricey,
Our thanks to David Pricey for these images from the Hardy's Australian Women's Match Racing Championship.... [more]
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Beneteau bash with panache
Vicsail Sydney,
Beneteau Yachts annual regatta blasted off strongly thanks to a blustery southerly breeze that propelled the 44 boat fleet rapidly around their respective courses on Sydney Harbour. To start the day crews were fuelled up by a convivial champagne breakfast, as joint commodores Ian and Andrea Treleaven regaled the 300 attendees.... [more]
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Zhik Australian 49er Championship 2010-11
Margaret Outteridge,
A fleet of aspiring and reigning champions will come together on Lake Macquarie this week to contest the Zhik Australian 49er Championship 2010-11. Australia fields a very strong 49er fleet, led by reigning champions Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen, who will return to the east coast fresh from their runaway win last week at the Perth International Regatta.... [more]
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Come join the Old Salts for the Holey Dollar Veterans Cup
Louise Bashford,
Holey Dollar Veterans Cup yachts and skippers who have a combined age for 90+ years will also be competing for the Alex Whitworth's 'Old Farts Dogs Bowl Trophy'. Just entering the Holey Dollar Veterans Cup earns skippers and crew the opportunity to win in the special Xmas Cup prize pool draw.... [more]
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Burke Sprint Sailing Jacket
Burke Marine,
Burke Sprint Sailing Jacket - This CB10 Breathable lightweight jacket keeps you dry by transferring condensation through the fabric but is 100% waterproof, windproof and durable.... [more]
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Wild Oats X to compete at Sail Paradise on the Gold Coast
Rob Mundle,
Wild Oats X to compete at Sail Paradise on the Gold Coast - Sail Paradise and Wild Oats X will become the immediate focus for skipper Mark Richards and many of the crew of the 30-metre long supermaxi Wild Oats XI after they race the big boat in the Rolex Sydney Hobart late next month.... [more]
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Around Australia on Brindabella - 18 days till applications close
Ian Thomson,
There are only 18 days now until applications close for sailors to join a world record attempt on Brindabella. Applications are open to any sailor with offshore experience who would like to join Save Our Seas Australia onboard Australia's most famous racing yacht, the almighty Brindabella, in their attempt to break the world record for the fastest monohull circumnavigation of Australia.... [more]
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City of Canberra Regatta 4th and 5th December 2010
Event media,
It's that time of year again! Champion Trailable Yacht & Sportsboat sailors are preparing their boats for the City of Canberra Regatta. This great event is only a few weeks away, to be held on the weekend of the fourth and 5th December at the Canberra Yacht Club. This event also incorporates the Yachting ACT's Traliable Yacht & Sportsboat State Titles and several local class championships.... [more]
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