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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 08:00 PST Jolly Harbour Yacht Club Valentine's Regatta Jolly Harbour Yacht Club Valentine's RegattaMore than tropical breezes at Five Islands BayA highly competitive Regatta with a variety of party nights bought together sailors, visitors and residents of Jolly Harbour for an unparalleled weekend. Entries came from eighteen mixed class boats.by John King & Grahame Williams Posted 21 Feb 12:54 PST RC44s hit the ground running in 2018 RC44s hit the ground running in 2018Intense one design competition resumes promptly for the RC44s in 2018.With no need to wait for the weather to improve in the Mediterranean, the RC44 Calero Marinas Cup fires up off Lanzarote in Canary Islands with practice racing the previous day.by RC44 Class Association Posted 21 Feb 12:25 PST Paradox and Rambler 88 celebrate in Antigua Paradox and Rambler 88 celebrate in AntiguaIn the RORC Caribbean 600In the early hours on the third day of the 2018 RORC Caribbean 600, Paradox, Peter Aschenbrenner's American 63' Trimaran crossed the finish line in Antigua completing the 600-mile raceby Louay Habib Posted 21 Feb 10:50 PST Turn the Tide on Plastic lead in the Doldrums Turn the Tide on Plastic lead in the DoldrumsThere's a new leader on Leg 6 as Turn the Tide on Plastic steps forward...Spirits on board are so high that on board reporter James Blake flew the drone down the main companionway hatch, through the boat, and out a forward hatch. Keep scrolling below to watch the footage.by Volvo Ocean Race Posted 21 Feb 09:54 PST Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 Day 15 Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 Day 15New leader Turn the Tide on Plastic made their move to the head of the fleet overnight.Dee Caffari's talented young sailors ghosted past Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag as they capitalised on the tiniest puffs of breeze in an otherwise windless Doldrums.by Volvo Ocean Race Posted 21 Feb 09:36 PST Registration open for Queen's Cup Race Registration open for Queen's Cup RaceAt South Shore Yacht Club on 22nd JuneSouth Shore Yacht Club cordially invites you to participate in the 80th sailing of the Queen's Cup Race. The race will start in the early afternoon on June 22nd, 2018 with a finish line set just offshore of Grand Haven, MI.by Scott Burke Posted 21 Feb 05:29 PST Next generation Seldén Furlex Electric Next generation Seldén Furlex ElectricThe world's biggest selling jib furling systemSeldén Mast is delighted to announce that they are launching the next generation of the Furlex Electric, the most recent addition to their iconic Furlex product range.by Susannah Hart, Seldén Mast Posted 21 Feb 05:00 PST Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 7 Day 22 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 7 Day 22The finish line is tantalisingly close for the leading teamsWith less than 200nm to go on Day 22, PSP Logistics is still in the lead but as the team waits for the wind to fill in, Skipper Matt Mitchell is wondering how the last stretch of the race will pan out.by The Clipper Race Posted 21 Feb 04:46 PST Volvo OR: Turn the Tide on Plastic leads Leg 6 Volvo OR: Turn the Tide on Plastic leads Leg 6There's a new leader on Leg 6 as Turn the Tide on Plastic steps forward...Dee Caffari's Turn the Tide on Plastic and Team Brunel, nearly 70 miles further east, than AkzoNobel and SHK Scallywag found better breeze and made significant gains. by Peter Rusch Posted 21 Feb 03:02 PST 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 00:32 PST 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 20 Feb 22:57 PST 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 20 Feb 21:58 PST 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 18:27 PST 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 17:24 PST 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 07:09 PST 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 06:19 PST North U West Coast Seminars North U West Coast SeminarsClassroom training with a roster of top instructorsNorth U Seminars provide classroom training with a roster of top instructors, the latest in interactive multimedia training.by North Sails Posted 20 Feb 06:01 PST 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 03:18 PST 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 01:43 PST
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