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 12 Jul 2012

Heaven can wait – another 12 hours!!!

Heaven Can Wait One Lap. 12 hour and 24 Hour races - The Notices of Race (NORs) for the 2012 Heaven Can Wait Charity Yacht Regatta on Lake Macquarie, on September 29-30, 2012 -- the New South Wales Labour Day Long Weekend.

This year's Regatta includes a new event, the 12 Hour Challenge. It will have the same course and start time (1100 hours) as the 24 Hour race, but will finish at 2300 hours on Saturday September 29.

Nathan Outteridge - Heaven Can Wait One Lap Dash 2011

Nathan cannot enter the 12 hour race, as his Moth cannot meet cat 5N  Blake Middleton

Early entries are very much encouraged, as the first starters in the Virtual Race get a good break on the mob.

Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen, (AUS)  onEdition ©

In more Lake Macquarie news.. Wangi Sailing Club will be holding a special evening this Saturday night 14 July to wish the Australian 2012 Olympic 49er team of Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen, along with their coach Emmet Lazich, all the best with their upcoming London Olympic campaign. All are welcome to attend at Wangi RSL Club starting at 7:30 pm. Sail-World will be there to record some more of the tales from their young days at Wangi.

Jessica Watson  .. .
The Queensland Season of Sailing is ramping up. Mooloolaba sailor Jessica Watson said this week. ‘I haven't been out on the water in a while and it has been driving me nuts but now my dancing commitment is over, I am looking forward to Airlie Beach Race Week. It has been one of those iconic Queensland regattas that I have always wanted to participate in and I am really looking forward to some T shirt weather . '

Jessica is not alone, there are lots of entries flowing in for the key Queensland regattas now coming up fast!!
Tropical shirt day on Impulsive - Meridien Marinas Airlie Beach 22nd Annual Race Week 2011  Teri Dodds - copyright

Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week 2012, www.airlebeachraceweek.com

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week www.hamiltonislandraceweek.com.au and

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week. www.magneticislandraceweek.com.au (have you seen the video)

The northern action continues, its day One of the 2012 Laser Radial Mens World Championship today, we will report overnight.

Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team

Heaven Can Wait - One Lap Dash, 12 and 24 hour race - ENTER NOW!!
Heaven Can Wait Media,
The Notices of Race (NORs) for the 2012 Heaven Can Wait Charity Yacht Regatta have been released. Please click on the links above to view them. The event is again planned to be held on Lake Macquarie, on September 29-30, 2012 -- the New South Wales Labour Day Long Weekend.... [more]
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Wangi Sailing Club event for 49er team Outteridge and Jensen
Jody Shiels,
Wangi Sailing Club will be holding a special evening this saturday night the 14 July to wish the Australian 49er team of Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen... [more]
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Jessica Watson sailing at Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week 2012
Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week media,
Jessica Watson confirmed she will be sailing at the 2012 Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week. Jessica, the 2011 Young Australian of the Year and certainly Australia's most famous sailing teenager, made world headlines when she successfully sailed solo through the Southern Ocean and around the globe when just 16.... [more]
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ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship - Evans to represent
Craig Heydon,
Noosa sailor Louise Evans will compete at her first ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship. The Queensland teenager secured her spot on the team following her results at the Australian Laser Championship and Australian Youth Championship at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron at the beginning of the year.... [more]
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WMRT Chicago Match Cup - Great start for Swinton
Leigh Ireland,
On day 1 of the Chicago Match Cup, the fourth stage of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, Australian Keith Swinton got off to a fantastic start... [more]
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Race 14 finish fast approaching
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race,
In the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, Race 14 has proved to be one of the most tightly contested of the 11-12 edition with places on the leader board continuing to change in the remaining hours of the 800-mile sprint to Den Helder on the northern coast of the Netherlands.... [more]
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La Solitaire du Figaro - Masterful final leg performance
La Solitaire du Figaro,
In his thirteenth attempt at the La Solitaire du Figaro, Yann Eliès (Groupe Queguiner - Le Journal des Entreprises) put in a masterful performance on the final leg to conclusively win the 43rd edition. The race history already bears the Eliès name – it was 33 years ago that his father Patrick won the race with another dominant performance, leading all four stages of the 1979 edition.... [more]
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Krys Ocean Race - Strategic options running out
Sabina Mollart-Rogerson,
Leader of the Krys Ocean Race is the MOD70 Spindrift Racing. Skipper Yann Guichard considers the strategic options for their nearest rivals, Groupe Edmond de Rothschild and Foncia, are running out as the finish line is less than 900 miles away.... [more]
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Ludo Bennett-Jones UK circumnavigation- rudder snapped but almost home
Nancy Knudsen,
THE RNLI Inshore Lifeboat in Hastings came to the rescue of a young man stranded two miles out at sea while trying to complete a record-breaking charity sail around the UK. Ludo Bennett-Jones, 21, was almost back to his starting point of Portsmouth, after more than 70 days, when the incident happened.... [more]
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ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship debut for Spearman
Craig Heydon,
Mark Spearman will make his ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship debut this month in Ireland. Last week Spearman returned to the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron to compete in the 2012 Laser Radial Youth World Championship.... [more]
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Hamilton Island Race Week 2012 - Accommodation options!
Kristie Kaighin,
Have you booked your accommodation for Hamilton Island Race Week 2012? Some properties are now on special - be quick and book now.... [more]
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race continues to heat up
Ruth Harrington,
Clipper 2011-12 Round the World Yacht Race fleet are on day four of race fourteen from Derry-Londonderry to Den Helder, the Netherlands. The ten ocean racing yachts take on the tactical challenge of timing the notorious tidal gates of the North Sea, in an attempt to win a coveted podium position.... [more]
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Sydney City Marine Winter Series - Ragamuffin joins Race 9
Alana Whitting,
Sydney City Marine Winter Series 2012 - In our second last week of racing we were joined by series sponsor, Syd Fischer from Sydney City Marine, aboard his TP 52 Ragamuffin. Having Ragamuffin along to race added some excitement for MHYC Members who have enjoyed a good series of Winter racing and witnessed up close the speed and agility of a TP 52 on Sydney Harbour.... [more]
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VX One heading to Hamilton Island Race Week 2012
VX One Australia,
The VX One is a new concept in one design sailing boat that is being introduced to Australia this season. The idea was to design an affordable sports boat with exceptional performance. At 5.8metres long she packs well in shipping containers so that freight is economical. The low price of the boat and economical shipping will enable international fleets to grow.... [more]
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ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship - Family tradition continues
Craig Heydon,
At this month's 2012 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship Sydney sailor Paul Darmanin will be continuing a family tradition... [more]
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Musto renews CYCA Youth Sailing Academy sponsorship
Jennifer Crooks,
Musto Australasia has renewed is sponsorship of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's Youth Sailing Academy through their sponsorship of an Elliot 6.0m training yacht... [more]
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Rivergate International Boat Show harnesses social media
Rivergate International Boat Show,
Long gone are the days when newspaper advertisements and printing and distributing thousands of colorful flyers were the only ways to share boat show news.... [more]
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Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week is Sports Boat Heaven
Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week media,
Lake Macquarie, NSW sailors Bob Cowan and his son Michael trailer their eight metre sports boat ‘Stealthy' north to Airlie Beach Race Week every year.... [more]
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North Sails clients top CYCA Winter Series leader board
Dave O'Connor,
The CYCA's Audi winter series always has some hard fought racing and this year was no exception. With good breeze for most of the series, races with a shorten course were rare allowing the handicap start system to work well.... [more]
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Australian Optimist sailors in Boca Chica for World Championships
Sally Mayman,
The Optimist sailing World Championships begin on July 15th in Boca Chica, the Dominican Republic... [more]
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Rebirth of a class – Farr 40 racing to thrive in 2013
Erin McKnight,
The Farr 40 One Design Class has undergone a push for more frequent racing, with a new regatta format to be introduced during the 2012-13 summer sailing season. The regatta schedule for the forthcoming season incorporates three state championships to be held in NSW, Queensland and Tasmania, culminating in a National Championship to be held in Sydney in February 2013.... [more]
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Volvo Ocean Race: Selected Awards announced at Formal Prizegiving
Volvo Ocean Race and Sail-World,
The selected award category winners were announced at the final formal Volvo Ocean Race prizegiving in Galway Ireland. We present a gallery of images and video of the category winners and their feats including the Media Crew member Award, the Rookie Award, the Seamanship Award, the Shore Crew Award as well as the Designer Award and Speed Trophy presentation.... [more]
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2012 Heaven Can Wait Charity Regatta NORs and online entry now open
Heaven Can Wait Media,
The Notices of Race for the 2012 Heaven Can Wait Charity Regatta on Lake Macquarie, north of Sydney, for the Labour Day weekend on September 29-October 1 have now been issued – and this year's regatta incorporates three events.... [more]
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Wobbly Boot leads Whitsunday Sailing Club Sprint race series
Ian Grant,
Skipper Craig Piccinelli and his Wobbly Boot crew continue to lead the Whitsunday Sailing Club Sprint race series following an important third place in the 26th race on Pioneer Bay this past week. They presently hold a commanding 20 point lead over the John Galloway skippered Queensland Marine Services while Kevin Fogarty safely holds onto third place with Twister.... [more]
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Australian Mid-Winter Youth Championship - Panther victorious
David Price,
The 2012 Australian Mid-Winter Youth Championship was played out over three magical days of pristine weather and strong to moderate winds on Waterloo Bay, Brisbane. The eighteen 29er youth crews from NSW, VIC, QLD and NZL revelled in the breezes ranging from 20+ to 14kts on the final day of competition with plenty of seaway to see the fleet literally flying off the water.... [more]
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La Solitaire du Figaro Leg 3 - Exciting start conditions
La Solitaire du Figaro,
Leg 3 of La Solitaire du Figaro - Eric Bompard Cashmere got underway today at 1300hrs (CEST) in exciting conditions of a twelve knot westerly and 2m swell with sunshine breaking through off the coast of Saint Gilles Croix de Vie, and saw British skipper Sam Goodchild (Artemis 23) getting a flying start behind Leg 2 front-runner Nicolas Lunven (Generali).... [more]
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2012 Whitsunday Multihull Rendezvous filling fast
Kate Elkington,
Whitsunday Multihull Rendezvous has seen entries flooding in for the 2012 event, from 27 August to 2 September... [more]
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