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A great weekend for Australian sailor, with one of its favourite sons winning his second World title. News too from the 2011 Around Australia race as the fleet heads towards 90.

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Outteridge and Jensen win 2009 49er Worlds
Rob Kothe,
Australian's Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen today won the 49er World Championships Riva del Garda, Italy. They came home with a solid second in the medal race behind Peter and Soren Hansen (DEN). Brits John Pink and Rick Peacock finished the medal race in third place to take the silver medal ahead of Italy's Sibello brothers Pietro and Gianfranco. The 2007 World Champions Stevie Morrison and Be... [more]
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Divison 0 to go round Tasmania in 2011 Round Australia Race
Rob Kothe,
Since West Australian Bob Williams launched the 2011 Around Australia Race and Rally – a 7500 nautical mile race or rally, there has been support coming from all quarters, with 90 boats expected to have reserved slots by the end of this week. Division 0 will go around Tasmania while other divsions will go around King Island.... [more]
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America's Cup Spycam - BOR90 sailing - close up
Sail-world.com,
With the lack of Mutual Consent in the current edition of the America's Cup between Alinghi and BMW Oracle Racing, there are no rules regarding espionage activities between teams, or indeed what the public can see. Sail-World is happy to run legally obtained images of either BMW Oracle Racing or Alinghi. Latest postings include BOR90's new mast, Alinghi 5's motor and ballast system... [more]
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Idle Time ready for Meridien Marinas Airlie Beach Race Week
Ian Grant,
Kevin Fogarty and the Idle Time crew have continued to show their class to lead the progressive points table in the weekly sprint race championship on Pioneer Bay.... [more]
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RNZYS wins Governor's Cup
Nancy Mellon,
Governor's Cup 43rd Junior International Match Racing Championship, and the winners are the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron's Men's team of William Tiller, Helm, Harry Thurston, Middle and Shaun Mason, Bow.... [more]
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Top Australian Sailing Youngsters head off to World Championships
Janet Jerwood,
Doug Campbell, Paris Stowell, Mark Spearman, James Brewer and Lloyd Collins are heading off to Niteroi, Brazil to compete in the International Optimist World Championship from 4-15th August.... [more]
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Perfect all-in-one sailing gadget, the iPhone - Part 2
Mark Cherrington,
Apple's much-hyped iPhone has attracted much attention since the global release of the 3G in 2008, with tens of thousands of applications, and more coming. Buried among the many, some of which are rubbish, are others that are excellent and purpose-designed for sailors, as Mark Cherrington describes. This is Part 2 of a 3 Part Series.... [more]
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More 49er World Championship images
Ingrid Abery images,
More images from photographer Ingrid Abery, from the final day of competition at the 49er Worlds, on Lake Garda in Italy.... [more]
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49er World Championship images
Ingrid Abery images,
Photographer Ingrid Abery has sent these images from the final day of competition at the 49er Worlds, on Lake Garda in Italy. Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen (AUS) won the event from John Pink and Rick Peacock (GBR) with Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes (GBR) third.... [more]
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Neat leads Contender Pre-Worlds at Travemuende Week
Andreas Kling,
The Russian brothers Mikhail and Maxim Sheremetiev dominate the Olympic 470 class after the first weekend of the 120th Travemuende Week. The heat is on after the start of the Contender Pre-Worlds with Australian Champion Jono Neate ahead of Jan von der Bank (Kiel, Germany), whilst former World Champion Andrea Bonezzi (Italy) was hurt when he capsized and lost three teeth.... [more]
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James Oliver wins 2009 African Optimist Championships
Optimist RSA,
2009 African Optimist Championships. Ten races over four days and the results for the 2009 African Optimist Championships that were sailed in Richards Bay, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa are listed below.... [more]
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Marathon Sail (Part 2) - Can one man make a difference?
Rob Dowling/Sail-World.com,
Rob Dowling is a man who believes 'one man can make a difference'. Driven by his passion and desire to help the children of the Amazon River basin and his love of sailing, Rob undertook on the 3-4th July, a marathon sail around an estuary in Northern Ireland. Here Rob writes part two of his marathon sail and the reasons behind it.... [more]
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Ladies Day - CYCA Winter series 2009 finishes in sunshine
Jennifer Crooks CYCA,
Audi Winter Series 2009 came to a close today with the final non-pointscore race of the season, the closing Ladies Day Race. A total of 54 yachts started the race for the Chris Lee Trophy in 5-8 knots of westerly breeze. Racing was conducted in four divisions: two spinnaker and two non spinnaker divisions, with the spinnaker divisions doing two laps of the course and non-spinnaker boats only doin... [more]
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Australians hold lead going into 49er Worlds final day
Craig Heydon,
The Australian Sailing Team's reigning 49er World Champion Nathan Outteridge and crew Iain Jensen have held on to their lead on the second last day of racing at the 2009 49er World Championships in Riva del Garda, Italy.... [more]
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Governor's Cup - NZ, Aus and two USA teams into finals
Stacie Brandt with Preben Nielsen,
Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron's men's team had another strong day, advancing to the finals with a near-perfect 19 wins in 20 matches. For the first two round robins, the Squadron lost only one match, to CYCA and they look to be the favorites for the finals Sunday. two teams were tied for fourth, King Harbor Yacht Club and Mission Bay Yacht Club.... [more]
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Boats to Watch in the 2009 Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac
Christie Denson,
The 101st Running of the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac is underway, with today's first start at 11:30 a.m. The new Doublehanded Division kicked off the race as the first section today to begin the 333 mile course to Mackinac Island, Mich. 'The Mac,' one of the world's oldest and most prestigious freshwater sailing races, brings hundreds of talented and experienced sailors to the waters of La... [more]
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470 Junior Worlds conclude - France and Spain the winners
470 media,
The 470 Class Junior World Championships have been concluded today with the final medal races in the men's and women's event. The elite top 10 women were the first to line up for the final medal race in sunny conditions and moderate sea breeze in front of the Nautical Club of Thessaloniki. The men's 470 medal race started right after the women's.... [more]
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De Koning and Visser win thrilling battle for F18 title
Diana Bogaards,,
On Friday July 17, Coen De Koning and Thijs sailing as Team Boskalis (NED), sailing a Nacra Infusion, took gold at the F18 World Championships 2009 in Knokke/Belgium. Coen de Koning (NED) successfully defended his 2008 world title with his new crew Thijs Visser (NED). Their Team Boskalis team mates Hugh Styles (GBR) and Ferdinand van West (NED) won bronze, whereas Gunnar Larsen (NED) and Stefan Du... [more]
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Aussies maintain lead 49er Worlds, ahead of Austria, Britain and Italy
Event Media,
Aussies Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen maintained their lead at the 49er Worlds – Riva del Garda, Italy. In the silver fleet, Peter Burling and Blaire Tuke continue to lead with Jan Hauke Erichsen and Hans Jakob Dethleffsen of Germany leading the Bronze.... [more]
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Images of the Volvo ISAF Youth Worlds - Medal Presentation
Dave Kneale,
Top sailing photographer, fresh from the Volvo Ocean race, Dave Kneale presents this gallery of images of the Medal Presentation at the 2009 Volvo ISAF Youth Worlds being sailed at Buzios, Brazil.... [more]
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Australians take the lead at 49er World Championships
Craig Heydon,
The Australian Sailing Team's Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen have taken the lead at the 49er World Championships on the first day of the final series races at Riva del Garda in Italy.... [more]
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Match Racing - Governors Cup Day 3
Nancy Mellon,
Friday, July 17 started as a perfect Southern California day for the Gov Cup teams. A few fluffy clouds along with brisk wind meant an early start to the racing. The wind seemed to hold steady between 7 and 9 knots throughout the day, but growing light for the last series. The seas were not as lumpy as yesterday, and the sailing skills of all of the teams have markedly improved. Spinnaker handling... [more]
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Australia wins Gold at Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship
Craig Heydon,
The OAMPS Insurance Brokers Australia Youth Sailing Team has won Gold at the Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship with Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin taking victory in the Hobie 16 class.... [more]
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F18 World Championship – Dutch win 2009 title ahead of two Brits
Rob Kothe, Sail-world.com,
Winds up to 30 knots and two important black flags made for a tumultuous final days racing at the 2009 F18 Worlds. Dutch sailor Coen de Koning successfully defended his 2008 World Championship crown, winning the title from Britain's Rob Wilson and Marcus Lynch with second pairing Hugh Styles and Ferdinand West third.... [more]
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ISAF confirms secret agreement made with Alinghi
Richard Gladwell,
Further to the Motions lodged by BMW Oracle Racing earlier in the week alleging a secret agreement between the International Sailing Federation and the Societe Nautique de Geneve, the International Sailing Federation today issued a statement on their website confirming that an agreement had been reached with SNG, however BMW Oracle Racing is not a party to that agreement.... [more]
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Outteridge and Jensen lead 49er Worlds Final Series after Day 1
Jerelyn Biehl,
The first day of racing in the 49er Worlds - Final Series provided fickle winds and changing conditions which seemed to suit current 49er World Champion Nathan Outteridge with crew Iain Jensen just fine.... [more]
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15 year old takes Men's Wave title - 2009 Gran Canaria PWA Grand Slam
© PWA / David Swift,
2009 Gran Canaria PWA Grand Slam - Day 8. The atmospheric final day in Gran Canaria demonstrated the incredible new level that Professional Windsurfing has reached. A solid swell peeled into the bay, and a 50-knot wind ripped through the contest zone throughout the day. The final day of the Grand Slam proved to be everything we had hoped for.... [more]
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Australia, France, Great Britain & Singapore win Gold in Youth Worlds
ISAF Media,
The seven Youth Worlds titles went to seven nations as Australia, France, Great Britain and Singapore join Brazil, Hong Kong and New Zealand as gold medal winners on the final day of the 2009 Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship in Buzios, Brazil... [more]
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Volvo Ocean Race - What's your view?
Lizzie Green,
The dust is beginning to settle on the Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 but the debate over the shape of the future of the event continues – both internally and externally. Volvo Ocean Race welcomes your thoughts on what you enjoyed most about the 2008-09 race, what didn't work for you and how you think the race could be improved.... [more]
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CYCA Associates Annual Parade of Sail and Blessing of the Fleet
Janey Treleaven,
Some of the grand old dames of Australian sailing will play a starring role in the spectacular CYCA Associates Parade of Sail and annual Blessing of the Fleet on Sydney Harbour on Sunday, July 26.... [more]
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Perfect all-in-one sailing gadget, the iPhone? - Part 1
Mark Cherrington,
Apple's much-hyped iPhone has attracted much attention since the global release of the 3G in 2008, with tens of thousands of applications, and more coming. Buried among the many, some of which are rubbish, are others that are excellent and purpose-designed for sailors, as Mark Cherrington describes. This is Part 1 of a 3 Part Series.... [more]
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49er Worlds - Australian's fifth place after qualifying rounds
Craig Heydon,
The qualifying rounds have finished at the 49er World Championships at Riva del Garda in Italy with the Australian Sailing Team's Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen the leading Australian crew in fifth place.... [more]
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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week entries exceeding expectations
Rob Mundle,
With little more than five weeks to go until the sound of the start gun signals the opening round of competition at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week, the regatta is already exceeding expectations. The entry list, which represents a remarkable cross section of keelboats, now exceeds 150,... [more]
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Aussie crew hit back to reclaim lead in Hobie 16 in Brazil
Craig Heydon,
After two days of weather delays and a scheduled lay day sailing has finally got back underway at the Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championships with the OAMPS Insurance Brokers Australian Youth Sailing Team returning to competition well rested and the day's results have shown that.... [more]
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Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race - Divisions Split
Suellen Hurling,
In 2007 Bill Wild's Hugh Welbourn 42 Wedgetail took a clean sweep of the Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race (B2K). In 2008 it was Peter Harburg and his Reichel Pugh 66 Black Jack that dominated the results. In 2009, the divisions will be split ensuring a fair separation of divisions and results to encourage the more laid back racers to enjoy some of the Brisbane to Keppel Yacht Race glory.... [more]
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RNZYS leads after Day 2 of the Governor's Cup
Nancy Mellon,
The teams that enjoy and are used to strong winds, had some success today. As of the end of the second day, only Royal New Zealand's Men's team remained undefeated. Also from RNZYS, the first all girl team to race in the Gov Cup won two out of their ten races.... [more]
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Three Gold Medals and French Volvo Trophy success at Youth Worlds
ISAF Media,
The host nation Brazil, along with Hong Kong and New Zealand all secured gold medals whilst France is uncatchable in the Volvo Trophy standings following a bright and breezy day six at the 2009 Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship in Buzios.... [more]
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Images from the 49er Worlds and the 29erXX Gold Cup
Ingrid Abery images,
More images from photographer Ingrid Abery from the 49er Worlds and the 29erXX Gold Cup, being sailed on Lake Garda, in Italy.... [more]
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New Zealand wins Gold Medal at Volvo ISAF World Worlds
Richard Gladwell,
Although the protocol bound 2009 Volvo ISAF Youth Worlds are not yet completed, New Zealander Sam Meech is assured of winning a Gold Medal in the Boys Laser Radial class. Three races were sailed overnight(NZT) in Buzios, Brazil in a 12kts breeze which built into a beautiful 15-16kt sea breeze.... [more]
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Women's European Radials - Paige Railey wins, Mihelic the Euro Champ
Event Media,
The outcome of the Women's European Laser Radial Championship in Denmark hung in the balance until the very end. It has been a shifty and unpredictable regatta every day on the ever-changing waters of The Sound between Denmark and Sweden, but most sailors believed today was the hardest of all.... [more]
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F18 Worlds in Belgium – Good Old Thursday- Video & Results
Sail-World.com,
The weather gods have not been kind to the 2009 F18 Worlds and today the race committee was feeling the pressure as six qualifying races were needed to validate the championship. Here is the offical report from the F18 Worlds after Good Old Thursday. (at last we have the Good Old Results.)... [more]
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