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Clipper Round the World Race - Race 11 start images by Chuck Lantz By Anna Parker, Sail-World.com, , 6:12 PM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Photographer Chuck Lantz was on deck to capture these images as the fleet set sail in the PSP Logistics Panama 100 Cup, race 11 of the 2013-14 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. ...
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27th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2014 - Big breeze on the butterfly By Louay Habib, , 12:16 PM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2014 - With the breeze at over 25 knots and a significant sea state, the Classic sailors came ashore soaking wet, covered in salt and wide-eyed from the thrill of it all. The Trade Winds were at full force today and after two days of big breeze the sea state, especially around Shirley Heights was impressive. ...
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Clipper Round The World Race - A flying start on Day 1 of Race 11 By Clipper Ventures, , 10:11 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
On Day 1 of Race 11 of the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race 2013-14, The PSP Logistics Panama 100 Cup, after a spectacular send-off from San Francisco, USA the 12 strong fleet competing pulled no punches as the 3,300 mile race to panama got off to a flying start. ...
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Cammas on Caudrelier – different styles, same objective By Jon Bramley, , 4:42 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
2014 -15 Volvo Ocean Race - Franck Cammas bucks the trend of top class ocean racers who tend to be built on the very massive side. But the little Frenchman still ranks as one of the toughest around, a man whose word is law on any boat he choses to skipper. Ask him about Charles Caudrelier, though, and he immediately breaks into a broad smile. ...
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Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - Race 2 images by Jude Robertson By Sail-World.com, , 3:58 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Photographer Jude Robertson was on deck again for race 2 of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta to capture these images. ...
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Les Voiles de St Barth - Images by Christophe Jouany By Sail-World.com, , 3:51 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
Photographer Christophe Jouany was out on the water at Les Voiles de St Barth to capture these images. Enjoy! ...
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Fleet sets sail in race 11 By Marina Thomas, , 3:09 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
The PSP Logistics Panama Cup, race 11 of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, set sail today with San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge providing the perfect backdrop for the 12-strong fleet of identical matched 70-foot boats. ...
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Les Voiles de St Barth - Eager to best the score By Fabrice Thomazeau, , 12:07 AM Sun 20 Apr 2014 GMT
With a number of classes still up for grabs, crews going into the final day of racing at Les Voiles de St. Barth were eager to get on the race course and best the score. The conditions remained fresh, with a 22 – 25 knot southeasterly producing an impressive swell on the island’s windward side. ...
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RS Vareo Grand Prix at Tata Steel SC By Andrew Davies, , 9:15 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
Over the weekend of the 12th-13th of April, thirteen Vareos entered the TATA Steel Open. Saturday’s race 1 was started in a force 4 with a clean start. Simon Collinson rounded the windward mark first with Andrew Davies second, Jeremy Simons third then closely followed by the rest of the fleet. ...
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RORC Easter Challenge - Challenging conditions on day 2 By Trish Jenkins, , 7:19 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
If good training regattas are ones that take place in the widest range of conditions, then the RORC Easter Challenge is scoring highly. Today's racing was held in the central/eastern Solent in moderate conditions that turned light as the northeasterly wind swung heavily right during the early afternoon, while bigger conditions are forecast for tomorrow. ...
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Race 11 to get underway to Panama By Clipper Round the World, , 5:11 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
In the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, the PSP Logistics Panama 100 Cup, which is Race 11, gets underway today (Saturday) at 1300 local time in San Francisco (2000 UTC). This very tactical race from the Californian city to Panama will take approximately three weeks to complete. The race sees the teams transit the Panama Canal in its centenary year before starting Race 12 to Jamaica. ...
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Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - Race 1 images by Jude Robertson By Sail-World.com, , 4:02 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
Chester, Nova Scotia photographer Jude Robertson was out on the water at the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta to capture these images during race 1. ...
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Rolex China Sea Race - Hi Fi collects the coveted IRC Overall title By RHKYC Media, , 3:06 PM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
The second major prize of the 2014 Rolex China Sea Race was decided in Subic Bay this morning, as Hi Fi held Bryon Ehrhart’s TP52 Lucky to a two minute lead on the water to ensure that Neil Pryde’s Welbourne 52 collects the coveted IRC Overall title for the second time in four years. ...
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Rolex China Sea Race - First arrivals in Subic Bay By KPMS, , 8:29 AM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
At midday on Saturday, five of the 34-strong international fleet had completed the 27th Rolex China Sea Race. 87-year old Syd Fischer’s Maxi Ragamuffin 90 claimed line honours at 22:51.18 local time on Friday evening having led the race from start to finish. ...
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Rolex China Sea Race 2014 - a sniff of a hat-trick for Neil Pryde By Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, Hong Kong , 7:49 AM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
Never underestimate a seasoned campaigner. Neil Pryde’s Welbourne 52 HiFi crossed the finish line of the Rolex China Sea Race 2014 at Grande Island, Subic Bay this morning at 1107h, third on the water behind Syd Fischer’s Ragamuffin 90 and Bryon Ehrhart’s TP52 Lucky, to jump into the top spot for IRC Overall. Right now, it’s looking-over-the-shoulder time, but the next boats due to finish are ...
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America's Cup Book Review: Winging It - Oracle Team USA's comeback *Feature By Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz, , 6:29 AM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
Winging It by noted America's Cup writers Diane Swintal, Steven Tsuchiya, and Robert Kamins, is not your father's book on the America's Cup.This is not a coffee table book, but more a working primer on the 34th America's Cup, the events that led up to the Match, and the racing it self - summarized in both narrative and data formats. ...
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race: Switzerland drops trou for charity By Clipper Round the World, , 3:50 AM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
When it comes to the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, you may have heard the rumours, but now the evidence is here. The crew of Switzerland have saved two more lives on behalf of Mercy Ships, their official charity, after getting naked while sailing across the cold Pacific Ocean to raise money. ...
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Rolex China Sea Race 2014 - nip and tuck for IRC honours By RHKYC and Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, Hong Kong , 2:55 AM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
They say that discerning gentleman sailors only sail on boats with a foot of waterline length for every year of their age. At age 87, Syd Fischer has got three years to go before he needs a bigger boat. Meanwhile, and after 57h 31m 18s of racing, he finally steered his 90 foot Maxi, Ragamuffin 90, over the line to claim Line Honours for the 2014 Rolex China Sea Race. ...
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ISAF Youth Worlds - British Youth Sailing Team confirmed By Matt Carter, , 9:14 PM Fri 18 Apr 2014 GMT
Following five days of action packed racing at the 2014 RYA Youth National Championships, the RYA’s Selection Panel have announced the 12 sailors who will represent Great Britain at the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships 2014. ...
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RYA Youth National Championships - Winners crowned at the WPNSA By Matt Carter, , 8:14 PM Fri 18 Apr 2014 GMT
At the RYA Youth National Championships, the medals were decided across the five Youth Racing classes today (Friday 18th April) as a light, fickle breeze brought the event to a close at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy. ...
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Rolex China Sea Race - Ragamuffin 90 claims line honours victory By KPMS, , 5:18 PM Fri 18 Apr 2014 GMT
In the 2014 Rolex China Sea Race, Ragamuffin 90 has sealed line honours, having led the entire 565-nm race from the start in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong to the finish in Subic Bay, The Philippines. Syd Fischer’s 90-ft Maxi finished the race at 22:51.18 local time, completing the course in 57 hours, 31 minutes and 18 seconds. ...
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Nick Dempsey feeling positive after ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca By Nick Dempsey, , 3:36 PM Fri 18 Apr 2014 GMT
British windsurfer Nick Dempsey is feeling positive after the ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca. Find out more of what he had to say about his performance. ...
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Good start to Rio campaign for Elliot Willis and Luke Patience By Elliot Willis, , 3:30 PM Fri 18 Apr 2014 GMT
Sailor Elliot Willis opens up about his and Luke Patience's performance at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca. ...
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Olympic stars inspire next wave of hopefuls at the RYA Youth Nationals By British Sailing Team, , 3:25 PM Fri 18 Apr 2014 GMT
Sailing stars Luke Patience, Hannah Mills and Nick Dempsey were on hand to inspire the next wave of Olympic hopefuls at the RYA Youth National Championships at Weymouth and Portland. The five-day event, held at the scene of their 2012 silver medal-winning triumphs, is the premier event on the annual Youth Racing calendar, and is an event which Mills won herself in the 420 girls event in 2005. ...
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Rolex China Sea Race - Ragamuffin 90 extends unassailable lead By RHKYC, , 9:16 AM Fri 18 Apr 2014 GMT
The 27th edition of the Rolex China Sea Race looks certain to feature yachting legend Syd Fischer on the silverware, with Ragamuffin 90 sailing consistently to extend an unassailable lead on the water over her closest rivals and expected to finish just before midnight tonight. ...
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