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Robin Clegg on the VOR and Stena Recycling Robin Clegg on the VOR and Stena RecyclingA Q&A with Robin Clegg about the Volvo Ocean Race's newest Sustainability Program partnerI caught up with Robin Clegg via email to learn more about the Volvo Ocean Race's newest Sustainability Program partner, Stena Recycling.by David Schmidt Posted 19 Feb 11:00 EST Schweppes Viper Worlds Cocktail Party Schweppes Viper Worlds Cocktail PartyWinding down in Perth after a hard day's sailingAfter a hard day's sailing with four races completed, sailors were able to let their hair down at the Western Australian Maritime Museum for a cocktail party.by Bernie Kaaks Posted 21 Feb 03:32 EST New monohull record in RORC Caribbean 600 New monohull record in RORC Caribbean 600Rambler 88 completes the course in 1 day 13 hours 41 minutesGeorge David's American Maxi Rambler 88 crossed the finish line in Antigua on Wednesday 21st February at 01:21:45 AST in an elapsed time of 1 day 13 hours 41 minutes and 45 seconds, setting a new monohull race record.by Louay Habib Posted 21 Feb 01:57 EST Schweppes Viper Worlds at Perth day 2 Schweppes Viper Worlds at Perth day 2Jerwoods lead as regatta passes halfway pointAfter the second day of the Schweppes Viper Worlds in Perth, Western Australia, a total of eight races have been completed and scores recalculated to include a single drop.by Bernie Kaaks Posted 21 Feb 00:58 EST Volvo OR fleet tight on food as Leg 6 drags on Volvo OR fleet tight on food as Leg 6 drags onThe routing is now starting to settle down, and the highway to the finish is becoming clearAfter several days of playing off one cloud against another in search of a useful breeze, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet looks set to endure those conditions for another day or so. However the routing is now starting to settle down, and the highway to theby Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 20 Feb 21:27 EST Volvo Ocean Race: Vestas repair progresses in NZ Volvo Ocean Race: Vestas repair progresses in NZThe repair of Vestas 11th Hour Racing makes good progress in AucklandThe port bow repair of Vestas 11th Hour racing appears to be progressing well in Auckland. In the latest shots released by the team the replacement bow section from Persico Marine, in Bergamo, Italy has been offered to the cut-out hull sectionby Compiled by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 20 Feb 20:24 EST RORC Caribbean 600 - Day 2 morning report RORC Caribbean 600 - Day 2 morning reportThe strong conditions experienced at the startPeter Aschenbrenner's Irens 63 Paradox is blasting along at the front of the fleet, but in their rear virtual view mirror provided by the YB Race Tracker, George David's American Maxi Rambler 88 is hunting the multihull down.by Louay Habib Posted 20 Feb 10:09 EST Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 Day 14 Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 Day 14Volvo Ocean Race fleet is facing another 48 hours of excruciating sailingLying ahead of them is a 400-mile gulf that stretches as far south as New Caledonia, severely hampering progress towards New Zealand as Leg 6 enters its 14th day.by Volvo Ocean Race Posted 20 Feb 09:19 EST Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 7 Day 21 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 7 Day 21SP Logistics retains the lead for a second dayLess than 30 nautical miles separates the top two teams, and they are nervously looking over their shoulders at the chasing pack, as a wind hole has once again appeared on Day 21 of Race 7: The Forever Tropical Paradise Race.by The Clipper Race Posted 20 Feb 06:18 EST David Witt explains the two bands worn by the crew David Witt explains the two bands worn by the crew"Never give up!" is the motto aboard SHK Scallywag, exemplified by two special bands the crew wear"Never give up!" is the motto aboard SHK Scallywag, exemplified by two special bands the crew wear every day which have a special meaning for the crew. David Witt tells their stories on this Youtube clip way better than we could ever explain here. by Complied by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 20 Feb 04:43 EST Fujin crew rescued in RORC Caribbean 600 Fujin crew rescued in RORC Caribbean 600After Greg Slyngstad's American Bieker 53 multihull capsizedGreg Slyngstad's American Bieker 53 multihull Fujin has capsized during the RORC Caribbean 600. All eight crew are safe. Stephen Cucchiaro's Gunboat 60 Flow stood by until Dutch/ French authorities organised a rescue vessel.by Louay Habib Posted 20 Feb 03:23 EST SnowKite WorldCup Alto Sangro comes to a close SnowKite WorldCup Alto Sangro comes to a closePerfect conditions for Formula GPS formatThirty of the strongest athletes of the Formula GPS discipline were given a battle on the mountains of the Alto Sangro ski area for the second leg of IKA Snowkite World Cup over the past weekend.by Ian MacKinnon Posted 20 Feb 00:42 EST Holes exposed in Minister's Am Cup Plans Holes exposed in Minister's Am Cup PlansWith one plan in Resource Consent process, Todd Niall looks at the options for the other twoRadio NZ's Todd Niall, reports on the planning muddle generated by the release of another America's Cup bases proposal by the Minister of Economic Development, David Parker, which has an a road for tankers running through the team bases.by Todd Niall, Radio NZ Posted 19 Feb 23:31 EST Record fleet sets off on record pace Record fleet sets off on record paceA record 84 yachts started the 2018 RORC Caribbean 600 in AntiguaA record 84 yachts started the 2018 RORC Caribbean 600 in Antigua today; the largest fleet assembled in the ten-year history of the race.by Louay Habib Posted 19 Feb 22:04 EST Time running out fast for new Am Cup base options Time running out fast for new Am Cup base optionsLittle room for manoevre in new America's Cup Base ProposalsIt would seem that the new "Hybrid" plan for America's Cup bases is incompatible with the adopted plan which is well into public Submission process, and if adopted already tight timelines for America's Cup base delivery will be pushed into mid-2020.by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 19 Feb 21:29 EST And now for something completely different And now for something completely differentIntroducing the Mothquito IFS Foiling CatamaranThe IFS Foiling company has entered into the flying boat market with an innovative project that provides new systems and solutions to the high performance foiling sailboat world, thanks to the patented IFS (Increased Foiling System).by Toni Blanc Posted 19 Feb 15:37 EST Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 Day 13 Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 Day 13Leaders hold on as rankings tightenAs team AkzoNobel and Scallywag bumped up against an area of calm, those chasing were enjoying 10 to 15 knots of wind and making impressive gains. In fact, the distance from first to last has nearly been halved in 24 hours.by Volvo Ocean Race Posted 19 Feb 09:20 EST Schweppes Viper Worlds at Perth day 1 Schweppes Viper Worlds at Perth day 1Britain's Lawrence Crispin heads the points table after four racesThe first race, started in a southerly of about 12 knots, was abandoned before the leaders reached the half way mark of the first leg after a thirty degree windshift made it possible to sail to the windward buoy without tacking.by Bernie Kaaks Posted 19 Feb 08:57 EST Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 7 Day 20 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 7 Day 20The finish line is just days away and some last-minute tactics are being deployedRace leader Qingdao, which is aiming for its first win of the 2017-18 race, opted to go into Stealth Mode yesterday and is now hiding its position and route from the rest of the fleet as it heads to the finish.by The Clipper Race Posted 19 Feb 07:57 EST Barton Newsline: February 2018 Barton Newsline: February 2018A busy and exciting start to the yearIt's been a busy and exciting start to the year for Barton as we celebrated with Suzanne, who has been crowned as this year's Outstanding Woman in the Marine Industry.by Barton Marine Posted 19 Feb 04:00 EST
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