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 16 Feb 2011

Tomes Cup 2011 preview
Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club,
Tomes Cup 2011 - The third constituent event of the 2010/2011 National Australia Bank Top Dog Trophy Series will take place in Victoria Harbour on Saturday 19 February. Around 50-55 keelboats will be on the water contesting one of the Club's oldest trophies, first awarded in 1880... [more]
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Top of the Gulf Regatta 2011 - winding up for another good year
Event Media,
Ocean Marina prepares to welcome sailors from around the region to the 2011 Top of the Gulf Regatta (TOG Regatta). Set to take place 29 April – 3 May at Ocean Marina Yacht Club, Jomtien Beach, Pattaya, the TOG Regatta incorporates the one-design Platu Coronation Cup and Thailand Optimist Nationals.... [more]
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Sailing Arabia - The Tour won by Team New Caledonia
Oman Sail Media Team,
Sailing Arabia - The Tour. The fleet was met with challenging conditions as they embarked on the final leg early Sunday morning, setting off from Musannah Sports Village down to the finish at The Wave, Muscat. At 13:42 a jubilant Team New Caledonia crossed the finish line to a chorus of cheers.... [more]
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Sailing Arabia - Team Ras Al Khaimah comes back for a RAK attack
Oman Sail Media Team,
Sailing Arabia - Team Ras Al Khaimah takes a leg win after a closely fought battle with the rest of the fleet. All competitors in Sailing Arabia-The Tour enjoyed one of the most evenly matched races of the event with only minutes separating them as they crossed through the scoring gates.... [more]
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Team Australia to contest America's Cup
Stephanie Martin,
The Australian Challenge for the 34th America's Cup was officially accepted by the defending Golden Gate Yacht Club on 11 January 2011.... [more]
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Sodebo rounds Cape of Good Hope
Kate Jennings translation,
Powering through driving rain and 32 knots of SW'ly wind, Sodebo rounded the Cape of Good Hope this Tuesday at 1702 GMT after 17 days, 5 hours, 54 minutes and 32 seconds at sea.... [more]
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Barcelona World Race - Technical stop in Wellington for race leader
Barcelona World Race,
Jean-Pierre Dick (FRA) and co-skipper Loick Peyron (FRA) are making a technical stop in Wellington, having broken two mainsail batten cars in the previous hour as they reefed the mainsail. The race rules state that any stopover after 140 degrees East must be for a minimum duration of 48 hours once the boat arrives at the dock.... [more]
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London 2012 Olympic Games sailing schedule announced
London 2012 Olympic Games - The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) today announced the complete sports competition schedule, including ticket prices, for the London 2012 Olympic Games.... [more]
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Extreme Sailing Series - Torvar Mirsky makes his 'extreme' debut
Nicky Moore,
Extreme Sailing Series - Emerging Australian sailing star Torvar Mirsky, will this year make his debut in the one of the world's most competitive sailing events, the Extreme Sailing Series. Torvar will take the helm of the 2010 winning Oman Sail team, The Wave, Muscat and the team have been training hard for the event which kicks off in less than one week in the Sultanate of Oman.... [more]
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New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup - 13 nations represented
Jan Harley,
The New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex will host 19 yacht club teams representing 13 nations from six different continents... [more]
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Extreme Sailing Series Act 1 preview from Muscat
Extreme Sailing Series,
Extreme Sailing Series Act 1 in Muscat, Oman will get underway in five days' time. The eleven international teams will start the Extreme Sailing Series 2011 season as they mean to go on, with their sights set firmly on the podium and some of the teams have already put in some intensive training.... [more]
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Velux 5 Oceans - CSM on a high as fleet charges through Southern Ocean
Velux 5 Oceans,
Velux 5 Oceans - British ocean racer Chris Stanmore-Major has warned his Velux 5 Oceans rivals to 'watch this space' after consistently notching up quick speeds in the past few days.... [more]
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Pryde Sailing 2011 Australian Laser Masters Nationals - Day Three
Laura Baldwin,
The sun didn't shine but the action still sparkled on day three of the 2011 Australian Laser Masters Championship. Many disqualifications for false starts were awarded today as sailors push the limits to gain an advantage as the competition heats up. The winds were shifty and gusty, ranging in strength from 8 – 18 knots.... [more]
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Extreme 40: Alinghi launch new boat in Oman, start two boat program
Extreme 40 and Alinghi Media, edited by Sail-World,
The new Alinghi Extreme 40 has been christened by the crew during their pre-season training camp this week in Oman. The team are training for the first Act of the Extreme Sailing Series at The Wave, Muscat in just over a week, where they have been blessed with perfect sailing conditions.... [more]
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