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 29 Aug 2011

Details of tomorrows memorial service for Gary Ticehurst,lots of news from across all the Audi Hamilton island Race Week.

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Memorial Service for Gary Ticehurst, Tuesday 30 August 2011, 11:30am,
Gary's widow Theresa, daughter Michelle and son Matthew, would like to advise that a memorial service for Gary will be held in Rushcutters Bay Park on Tuesday 30 August 2011, commencing at 11:30am.... [more]
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Win a $14,000 holiday and boat - Enter NOW!! Last Two Days,
Most boaters and fishers have been to many boat shows, finding it a rewarding, informative and fun experience. The Marine industry needs that to be the case. Boat Show organisers spend the entire year working to deliver a better experience for showgoers and exhibitors alike. To make sure they are putting their emphasis on the things that will have you coming back they need to understand the... [more]
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Hamilton Island Race Week - Southern crews dominate cruising divisions
Lisa Ratcliff,
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Tasmanian crews have taken top honours in two of the three cruising divisions. Southern excellence has made a big splash in what is once again the largest division racing at Hamilton Island where the competition wrapped up today with the abandonment of the final Molle Islands Race.... [more]
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18ft Skiff International Regatta final day
Simon Brown,
The 18ft Skiff International Regatta has resulted in Howie Hamlin and his fine team of Matt Noble (sheet) and Paul Allen (bow) toughing it out in Heat 10 to win the event.... [more]
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Solo record at Mooloolaba awaits ratification
Bruce and Suzanne Arms,
Solo sailor Bruce Arms, in his 14 metre catamaran Big Wave Rider, crossed the finish line at Mooloolaba on the 18th August 2011 at 9:41:06 am AEST setting a new round Australia record. The new time is subject to official ratification by World Speed Sailing Record Council (WSSRC).... [more]
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Surfing waves and climbing masts
Lisa Blair,
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race update from crew member Lisa Blair representing Queensland on Gold Coast Australia. Day eight of our first race down to Madeira ended with the birthday celebrations of crew member Patrick Cooper who was fortunate enough to be helming in ideal sailing conditions surfing waves with regular speeds of 14 knots.... [more]
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ISAF Team Racing Worlds welcome sailors to Schull
Vincent Ahern,
ISAF World Team Racing Championships will take place at the seaside village of Schull, West Cork, Ireland. On Sunday, amid bright sunshine, locals and visitors alike turned out in huge numbers to welcome sailors from around the globe to a world event based in a village setting.... [more]
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Colin Pruden and Sandpiper Wutba take on the best
Ian Grant,
Whitsunday Sailing Club skipper Colin Pruden proved his aging Kim Swarbrick designed sloop Sandpiper Wutba still has the handicap rated speed to race against the best cruising class yachts in Australia. Sandpiper which has raced under several owners in the Whitsunday Sailing Club point score events went within one point of winning the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week Division 2... [more]
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ORCV Winter Series - Ticking all the boxes for race six
John Curnow,
ORCV Winter Series - Sunday, August 28 on Melbourne's Port Phillip, was a classic kind of day for some great yacht racing. It was sunny. Tick. There were yet more Northerlies. Tick. The water was flat. Tick. And above all else, however, the fantastically hot competition of the Bay's coolest racing continued. Now that really was the biggest tick to come out of race six of the 2011 Winter Series.... [more]
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MedCup Region of Murcia Trophy - The kings of Cartagena
Sabina Mollart-Rogerson,
The MedCup Region of Murcia has now crowned the kings of Cartagena. Unmatched consistency on a very difficult race area ensured that the Spanish crew secured the 52 Series regatta title of the first Spanish regatta of the season as long as they finished. Such regularity was only slightly exceeded in the Soto 40 Class where the British crew of Ngoni overhauled the Spanish favourites on Iberdrola... [more]
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MedCup Region of Murcia Trophy final day images by Ingrid Abery
Ingrid Abery,
MedCup Region of Murcia Trophy final day images from photographer Ingrid Abery... [more]
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – Drag race to the finish
Heather Ewing,
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - It could be an interesting day's watching on the Race Viewer today as, with fewer than 600 miles to go, the lead yachts are expected to reach an area of lighter winds which will slow their pace slightly and allow those chasing to close the distance between them.... [more]
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18 Foot Skiff UK National Championship day 1 - Spectacular sailing
Ben Clothier,
18 Foot Skiff UK National Championship - Day one was a windy and wild adventure. Sailing off the beach at Sandbanks, Parkstone Yacht Club and the Watersports Academy teamed up to provide a superb both shore based and on the water race area for the premier event of the UK 18ft Skiff Circuit.... [more]
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Tornado World Championships challenging final
Andrew Dowley,
Tornado World Championships – On the last and decisive day the wind gave the 37 Tornados reported from eleven nations, a extravagant, yet challenging final. The anticipated cold front brought fresh westerly wind of four to six Beaufort. Shortly after ten clock, there was no holding back on the start line. Two false starts were the result. The teams then sailed three races in quick succession.... [more]
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Winter Sailing in Sunshine - Teri Dodds Images
Teri Dodds,
Victoria photographer Teri Dodds is back in home waters briefly and enjoyed more sunshine, on Port Phillip Bay. She presents her images from Race 6 of the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV) Winter Series. The final race of the series will be held on Saturday, September 10 with a passage race from Melbourne to Geelong.... [more]
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Australia's newest womens match racing combination takes bronze
Craig Heydon,
Australian sailors Nicky Souter, Jessica Eastwell and Katie Spithill have won Bronze on the final day of the Buddy Melges Challenge in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.... [more]
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America's Cup: This week in the Cup No.6
America's Cup Media,
America's Cup newsletter for 27 August 2011 - covering the racing at Cascais, and a look ahead top Plymouth in September.... [more]
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America's Cup Uncovered: Episode 5 - World Series, Plymouth
America's Cup Uncovered Episode 5 picks up at the first AC Match Race Championship, with Terry Hutchinson and Loick Peyron providing a behind-the-scenes view of the race in action. Next, meet Green Comm Racing's 'rockstar' Carrie Howe, the only female sailor in the America's Cup World Series. Then listen to Aleph's Alain Gautier and Philippe Ligot as they follow their team for the Cascais title.... [more]
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Hamilton Island wrapped in fog!
Andrea Francolini,
Photographer Andrea Francolini shares with us images of the fog that has encased Hamilton Island. Enjoy!... [more]
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Knickerbocker Cup win to New Zealand's Laurie Jury
Andrea Watson,
Knickerbocker Cup - Racing at the Knickerbocker Cup is by invitation only, but Mother Nature must have missed that email and sent Irene to leave her calling card. By end of day Friday, the local Office of Emergency Management had closed to bay to all activity and began evacuating residents with homes on the perimeter of the bay.... [more]
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MedCup Region of Murcia Trophy Day 4 images by Ingrid Abery
Ingrid Abery,
MedCup Region of Murcia Trophy Day 4 images from photographer Ingrid Abery.... [more]
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18ft Skiffs International Regatta HeadCam images fron onboard OCanada
Erik Simonson,
GoPRo headcam images on the yellow boat OCanada, from the finale at the St Francis Yacht Club 18ft Skiffs International Regatta on San Francisco Bay.... [more]
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Kaenon Kronicle: Special Edition Frame Style & World Championship Wins
The America's Cup World Series was sailed in Cascais, Portugal and top sailors like Cup legend Russell Coutts, in Klay Titanium G12, Team New Zealand's Ray Davies, in Hard Kore Black C12, and Terry Hutchinson, wearing Kore Black C12, are benefitting from Kaenon Polarized when reading the breeze and sea conditions... [more]
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18ft Skiff International Regatta images by photographer Erik Simonson
Erik Simonson images,
18ft Skiff International Regatta images from San Francisco Bay by photographer Erik Simonson.... [more]
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Buddy Melges Challenge - Aussies Souter and crew to race for Bronze
Craig Heydon,
Buddy Melges Challenge - The Australian Women's Match Racing Team crew of Nicky Souter, Jessica Eastwell and Katie Spithill are set to race for a Bronze medal on the final day of racing. The trio started the day locked one-all in their quarter-final matchup against Renata Decnop of Brazil with the Australians coming out firing, winning the next two races to progress to the semi-finals... [more]
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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week – Performance Racing Division 2 overall
Lisa Ratcliff,
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - The two Performance Racing divisions provided the closest racing among the regatta's 195 entrants. A range of conditions, from plenty of puff in the early part of the week trending down to today's ‘barely there' and the subsequent postponement of the final Molle Islands Race, served up a mixed bag and as is always the case, consistency was key.... [more]
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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2011 IRC Class B: To Victoire - victory
Lisa Ratcliff,
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Darryl Hodgkinson's Victoire had the IRC Class B series sewn up before today's final scheduled Molle Islands Race, the Sydney plastic surgeon's champion Beneteau 45 remaining on the dock while the rest wallowed about in light winds and drizzle in Dent Passage until racing was postponed.... [more]
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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week- Marcus Blackmore's Hooligan wins IRC A
Lisa Ratcliff,
A 28-year dream of winning the Grand Prix division at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week has been realised for Sydney yachtsman Marcus Blackmore.... [more]
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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week; Images of IRC Champion Hooligan
Crosbie Lorimer,
In yesterday's race around the islands, Marcus Blackmore's TP 52 Hooligan (formerly Emirates Team NZ) convincingly sealed victory as the Class A winner in the Audi IRC Australian Championships, taking her seventh division win of the week in this closing championship regatta of the 2011 series.... [more]
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Audi IRC Australian Championships 2011 - Full Results,
With the final race of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week blown out, the 2011 Audi IRC Australian Championships is now decided.... [more]
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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2011 Day 7 – Its blown out!!,
The Molle Island Race in the 2011 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week did not started as scheduled. Boats were circulating in Dent Passage but there was not a scintilla of breeze. Many of them were sitting head to tide, as the tide ebbed north.... [more]
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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week Performance Racing 2011 – Oh so tight,
Back in 2003 Tony Coleman's Euphoria then a J120, sailed into second place in the last day's Molle Island Race to take her division. Wind forward eight years and Coleman and his Euphoria crew top the Performance Racing Division 2 leader board, this time it's a J133.... [more]
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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week – Last Day Not in the Brochure,
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2011 Day 7. Its raining here on Hamilton Island, ‘definitely not in the brochure' said New Zealander Simon Hull, the owner skipper of the giant trimaran TeamVodafoneSailing as he waited for coffee in Main Street a few minutes ago.... [more]
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Haute Route Day 6 - A bloody amazing time!
Andrew Palfrey,
The Haute Route 2011 cycling race is currently underway in the French Alps. Artemis Racing's coach Andrew (Dog) Palfrey updates us on the sixth day of the event. The one word to describe today was - Bloody Amazing.... [more]
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Hamilton Island Race Week - Tasmanian crew second in SB3s
Peter Campbell,
Hamilton Island Race Week - Strong performances by Tasmanian crews in the SB3 sports boat class this week have boosted mainland interest in the Australian championship for the class to be sailed in Hobart next autumn.... [more]
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