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 29 Sep 2013
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America's Cup 35 - Hamilton Island Yacht Club Challenge ???
Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team,
There is no doubt that Australian father and son Bob and Sandy Oatley are seriously sailing mad, their super maxi Wild Oats XI has won six Sydney to Hobart races on line honours, they play host to one of the largest sailing regattas in the south hemisphere, Hamilton Island Race Week and they are fascinated by the America's Cup... [more]
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Clipper Yacht Race - King Neptune makes a royal appearance
Clipper Ventures,
At the Clipper Yacht Race, it's been a fun 24 hours for the teams that have had the honour of crossing the Equator, with King Neptune making a royal appearance to welcome the crew on board into the Southern Hemisphere... [more]
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49er and 49erFX World Championships - Day 5 domination in strong winds
Michalis Pateniotis,
Going into the final day of the 49er and 49erFX World Championships, New Zealand crews sit at the top of both leaderboards in Marseille. In the 53-boat women's FX fleet, Alex Maloney and Molly Meech took a firmer grip on the Seiko yellow jerseys after a masterful display of strong-wind boathandling in four Semi-Final races on a gusty, shifty course close to the shore.... [more]
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America's Cup - Oracle Team USA defends barely
Gary Jobson,
Today's victory by Team Oracle USA concluded an America's Cup that will add quite a unique chapter to the long history of this regatta.... [more]
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Laser Radial Women's World Championships - Setting the stage
Canadian sailing team,
The Laser Radial Women's World Championships are ready to go with registration starting tomorrow and racing begins on Tuesday.... [more]
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Clipper Yacht Race - Jamaica, Get All Right first to cross the Equator
Clipper Ventures,
At the Clipper Yacht Race, there have been celebrations on board Jamaica Get All Right as the yacht came out of Stealth Mode and crossed the Equator, the first of the fleet to enter the Southern Hemisphere... [more]
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Gladwell's Line: Kiwis bloodied but should be unbowed
Richard Gladwell,
Oracle Team USA did what most believed impossible – coming back from 8-1 down to winning 9-8 in a series that stretched to become the longest running series in Cup history. This was also the second occasion on which the second Defender to win in a winner take all Match. Australia II won the third, tied encounter, and changed the face of the America's Cup forever.... [more]
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Int'l C-Class Catamaran Championship - Groupama leads by 2 races
MaxComm Communication,
Currently competing against the Hydros catamaran of Jérémie Lagarrigue and Billy Besson, Franck Cammas on Groupama is leading by two races to zero in the final of the International C-Class Catamaran Championship. In the fleet Race, Mischa Heemskerk and Bastiaan Tentij are fighting for the third place in conditions rather giving the advantage to another type of boats.... [more]
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Championnat du monde des Class C - Jour 5
MaxComm Communication,
Les conditions météorologiques de ce championnat du monde des Class C demeurent ingrates, avec un vent qui peine à dépasser les dix noeuds, du clapot, du brouillard et du crachin. Engagés en finale face au Groupama de Franck Cammas, Billy Besson et Jérémie Lagarrigue ne déméritent pas, mais ils souffrent face au champion de France de match race.... [more]
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49er and 49erFX World Championship - Day 3 in Marseille + Video
Andy Rice,
At the 49er and 49erFX World Championships, Sarah Steyaert and Julie Bossard sailed a stunning third day of qualification, winning both of today's heats and moving to the top of the women's leaderboard in Marseille. The former Laser Radial World Champion from La Rochelle moved to Marseille three months ago and the local knowledge showed today.... [more]
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Résultats impressionnant de l'équipe du Québec à CORK Fall 2013
Fédération de Voile du Québec,
Les 21 et 22 septembre derniers a eu lieu la régate Fall CORK 2013 à Kingston et les athlètes de l'équipe du Québec ont très bien performé!... [more]
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Int'l C-Class Catamaran Championship - Groupama and Hydros battle
The Flying Boats,
The 2013 International C-Class Catamaran Championship has been characterized by the near-absolute dominance of Franck Cammas and Louis Viat and their brilliant Groupama C design. Until yesterday, the legendary French offshore sailor had only been beaten in one race, and then only because crew Louis Viat snapped a trapeze wire and flew off the boat.... [more]
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America's Cup: Images from the Final Day on San Francisco Bay
Tracy St John,
Tracy St John provided this gallery of images from the Final Day of the 34th America's Cup on San Francisco Bay.... [more]
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49er and FX Worlds - Qualifying rounds continue
Canadian sailing team,
At the 2013 49er & FX World Championships, Day two of light air skiff sailing wrapped up with mixed results for the Canadian teams. The squeezed in three races on their second day of qualification.... [more]
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The Mini Transat factor in technical innovation
Solene Rennuit,
Since the early editions, the Mini Transat has been propagating new ideas, technology and evolutions in hull design. Condensing into 6.50m anything that might make a boat go faster has led to many new ideas, some of which were revealed as great, while others were perfect failures. But today, the trend is to a maturing wisdom.... [more]
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49er Worlds - Solid start for Canadian FX sailors
Canadian sailing team,
The first day of 49er & FX World Championships did not exactly kick off with a bang. Despite the strong wind Mistral that swept through theBerry/Laventure area in recent weeks, light winds postponed the start and continued to plague the day with tricky conditions in Marseille.... [more]
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Clipper Yacht Race - Tactics play out through the Doldrums
Clipper Ventures,
In the Clipper 13-14 Race, as the Doldrums continue to try and test the patience of the 12 strong fleet of matched ocean racers competing, the battle to make gains in the midst of ‘nothingness' sees the race heat up as it's all change at the top of the leader board... [more]
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i14 Worlds - Fleet racing award winners + Video
i14 Worlds 2013,
The overall winner for the i14 Worlds Trophy is Archie Massey and Dan Wilsdon (GBR1519).... [more]
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2013 Sail Canada Annual General Meeting and Conference
Sail Canada,
The 2013 Sail Canada AGM and Conference will take place in downtown Montréal at the Delta Centre-Ville | 777 rue University Street, Montréal, Québec, H3C 3Z7.... [more]
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J/24 North American Championship - John Mollicone Achieves Consecutive
J/24 Class Association,
John Mollicone of Newport, RI outlasted 45 other teams to become the J/24 Sea Bags North American Champion.With Tim Healy (tactics), Collin Leon (mast), Geoff Becker (trim) and Gordon Borges (bow), team Helly Hansen totaled 50 points in the 10-race series to narrowly edge out a charging Matias Seguel of Chile by two points. Nicolas Cubria of Argentina took Elvis to third place with 62 points.... [more]
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Trophée Azimut - Top Transat Jacques Vabre competitors prepare
From 20-22 September, the main competitors in the Transat Jacques Vabre are gathering for the Trophée Azimut. A 3-day event which elegantly blends a double-handed course, as a final rehearsal before the Transat Jacques Vabre, and a series of public relations operations at the Cité de la Voile between battles, followed by a crewed tour of the island of Groix with guests aboard.... [more]
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49er and 49erFX World Championships - Canadian sailors prepare + Video
Canadian Sailing Team,
Canada's 49er and 49erFX sailors are doing last minute preparations in Marseille, France before big event kicks off with measurement tomorrow. This will hold it's largest attendance for the 49er since 2001 with over 96 boats registered. The healthy Canadian contingent have been acclimatizing in France over the last week and the breeze has been full on.... [more]
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NYYC Invitational Cup - Royal Canadian YC succeeds in defending title,
At the 2013 New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex, the Royal Canadian Yacht Club team from Toronto has won, successfully defending the title they first won in 2011 at the second edition of this biennial Corinthian event.... [more]
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