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Sail-World expands in North America with marine magazine alliance
Jeni Bone, MarineBusinessWorld.com,
The largest online marine news network in the world, Australia's TetraMedia Marine Group, publishers of Sail-World.com, Powerboat-World.com and MarineBusiness-World.com has announced a strategic alliance with a major North American magazine publisher.... [more]
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Gold Cup - Ainslie on his game
Talbot Wilson,
Team Origin wins Argo Group Gold Cup. Minoprio was barely able to turn away from Ainslie and clear his stern and wipe out the penalty on his tack and make it back to the line first for the win. But Ainslie was on his game today and that one win wasn't enough. 'We had two good races at the beginning today,' Ainslie commented.... [more]
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World Masters Games: Wind postpones Prince Frederik's race
Chris Clarke,
Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik (DEN) was left high and dry when his sailing event was cancelled due to strong winds at the Sydney 2009 World Masters Games on Tuesday.... [more]
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The Charente-Maritime/Bahia Transat 6.50 - Ruyant leads
Veronique Largeau,
The Charente-Maritime/Bahia Transat 6.50 - The solo sailors prepare themselves to face the feared Doldrums. Thomas Ruyant knows his Finot Conq is very comfortable in the medium wind conditions. He just made a brilliant demonstration of it by taking the leadership last night.... [more]
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New Series of Fun Rallies on Chartered Yachts
Trevor Joyce,
On line yacht charter company Boat Bookings introduce a series of yacht rallies for clients seeking to add an extra dimension their sailing holiday. Operated by Australian rally specialist Mariner Boating Holidays the events are billed as the only yacht rallies in the world where there are more lay days than races.... [more]
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Clipper Round the World 09-10 - The effects of the Doldrums
Clipper Ventures Media,
The effects of the ITCZ (Inter Tropical Convergence Zone), or Doldrums, are now plain for all to see with two well defined groups - one that has managed to slip through to the other side with little or no difficulty and is now powering towards Rio de Janeiro; the other still trying to free itself from the area. California is still trying to latch on to the back of this second group.... [more]
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iShares Cup: Groupama 40, 1st participation, 3 podiums and 4th overall
Groupama - Franck Cammas Media,
It took until the last race of the last day for the verdict to finally fall! Pete Cumming's crew pipped Gitana Extreme-LCF Rothschild Group to the post. Loïck Peyron at the helm of Oman Sail Renaissance took third place, just a handful of points ahead of Groupama 40 skippered by Franck Cammas, who came 4th in the general ranking.... [more]
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Rolex Middle Sea Race: DSK Pioneer Investments counting it down
Trimsailing,
Danilo Salsi and his team are no strangers to this regatta and the challenges it presents, having taken part in the 2006 edition with Swan 45 DSK-Comifin. Stepping up to a Swan twice the size, DSK Pioneer Investments will be the second largest yacht in the fleet of 76 boats, second only to Michael Slade's ICAP Leopard... [more]
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iShares Cup - Second for Gitana Extreme – LCF Rothschild Group
Kate Jennings - Expression,
For this final day of racing in the 2009 championship, the crew of Gitana Extreme – LCF Rothschild Group were really at the top of their game. Determined and extremely motivated, Yann Guichard's men showed that they were able to keep a cool head and perfectly control the Andalusian race zone.... [more]
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GP42 Global Cup - Official Training day to kick off event
Event media,
The GP42 Global Cup official programme of activities commences tomorrow in Puerto Calero with the official training day. Three Spanish teams, two Italians, one Portuguese, a Swedish and British team make up the fleet.... [more]
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iShares Cup - Oman Sail Masirah crowned Overall Champions 2009
iShares Cup,
Oman Sail Masirah has won the iShares Cup 2009, but it came down to the last leg of the last race on the last day of the last regatta at the iShares Cup Almeria in Spain,... [more]
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Top sailors speak out in favor of the Portugal Ocean Race and Class 40
Portugal Ocean Race Media,
There is clearly a buzz on these days about Class 40 and the future of global around-the-world racing. And for good reason. Class 40 is most definitely the right thing at the right time for ocean racing; the boats are fast, fun, dynamic and, relatively speaking, inexpensive. In a world where money is tight deliver bang for the buck for sailors and sponsors alike... [more]
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Barcolana 41 win to Jena of Mitja Kosmina
Event media,
Barcolana 41 - Slovenian yacht Maxi Jena of Mitja Kosmina won Trieste's Barcolana 41, the most popular regatta in the Mediterranean.... [more]
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Clipper 09-10 - The cruel Doldrums
Clipper media,
Clipper 09-10. The Doldrums have been very cruel to half the fleet, the leading group managed to get through virtually unscathed but the ITCZ pounced on the middle order and refuses to let them through.... [more]
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iShares Cup - Oman Sail Masirah takes control
Event media,
iShares Cup - All is set for the perfect duel at the final event. A total of six races were staged inside the Almerian harbour on the second day of the 2009 iShares Cup final and with a good 10 knots of breeze the boats accelerated around the windward/leeward 700-meter course quickly, fully flying their starboard hulls on the finish line to the applause of the spectators.... [more]
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TP52 Worlds - Matador beats Quantum Racing on countback
Sabina Mollart-Rogerson,
It could not have been much closer when the Argentine crew on Matador lifted the TP52 World Championship on the waters they call home in Europe, the Bay of Palma, this afternoon. They lift the title on countback ahead of the 2008 world champions Quantum Racing (USA) who also finished on 23 points after seven races.... [more]
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Rolex Int'l Women's Keelboat Championship: Tunnicliffe wins title
Media Pro Int'l,
Anna Tunnicliffe (Plantation, Fla.) and her team of Molly O'Bryan Vandemoer (Redwood City, Calif.), Liz Bower (Rochester, N.Y.) and Debbie Capozzi (Bayport, N.Y.) have won US Sailings's 2009 Rolex International Women's Keelboat Championship. 'We wanted to win this event for a while and finally we've done it. We're super psyched!' said Tunnicliffe... [more]
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Second place again for BlackMatch at the Argo Group Gold Cup
BlackMatch Racing Media,
A tough day for BlackMatch saw us once again relegated to second place in the Argo Group Gold Cup. Ben Ainslie sailed a fantastic regatta only losing four races and beating us today 3-1. After Ainslie dominated us in the first two matches, at match point we knew we had to keep things close in the pre-start and on the first beat to stand any chance of getting a race off them.... [more]
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Australia's Flinders Island Race Tragedy –waiting for official enquiry
www.sail-world.com,
The Australian sailing community is numb today and will stay that way for a long while. More because the conditions just before 3am on Saturday morning amongst the Five Islands off Port Kembla were so unlike those of Bass Strait 1998... [more]
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Gold Cup showdown - Minoprio back on top of World Tour rankings
Talbot Wilson,
Argo Group Gold Cup - Racing had been delayed Saturday morning until 10:00AM waiting for the breeze to fill in sufficiently for racing to start. In their first match of the morning, Flight 3 of the quarter-final, Ben Ainslie (GBR) and Team Origin took their first two losses.... [more]
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Clipper 09-10 - Variable weather means lots of sail changes
Event media,
It has been a mixed bag of weather over the past 24-hours for the teams competing in Clipper 09-10 as they pass through the area of lights winds famously referred to as the Doldrums.... [more]
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TP52 World Championship - Protest changes leaderboard positions
Sabina Mollart-Rogerson,
TP52 World Championship. A frustrating attempt at a coastal race in very unsettled wind conditions was abandoned after seven miles and one hour and ten minutes of often heart-stopping racing. For the record it was Quantum Racing, the current world champions, who stayed just one step ahead of both the small changes and the very big wind shifts to earn a lead of more than one minute during today's... [more]
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Sydney maxi yacht tragedy - Saturday afternoon update from CYCA
Jennifer Crooks,
This afternoon, Matt Allen, the Commodore of the CYCA held a press conference at the Club in Darling Point, announcing that the owner/skipper of PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Andrew Short and crew member Sally Gordon had perished when the 24.4 metre yacht hit rocks and ran aground at Flinders Islet at approximately 0255 hours this morning.... [more]
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iShares Cup - Ecover damaged as BT wins the day
Event media,
iShares Cup regatta in Almeria, day 1, Mike Golding's Ecover suffered serious damage to both hull and transom in a collision with LUNA.... [more]
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Charente-Maritime/Bahia Transat 6.50 - The tactics of Cape Verde
Veronique Largeau/amended Sail-World.com,
The second key point, after the Canaries in this second stage of The Charente-Maritime/Bahia Transat 6.50, are the islands of Cape Verde. They are solitary lands with five northernmost islands, the islands of Barlavento and five more to the south, those of Sotavento... [more]
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PriceWaterHouseCoopers hits rocks in Flinders Islet Race, two dead
Di Pearson CYCA media, amended by Sail-World.com,
At approximately 0255 hours this morning, a red flare was sighted from a yacht competing in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's (CYCA) 92 nautical-miles Flinders Islet Race that started off Point Piper on Sydney Harbour last evening at 20.00 hours.... [more]
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Clipper 09-10 Day 18 California battle the weather and their spinnaker
Clipper event media,
Clipper 09-10 Day 18. The squally conditions can often take the crews by surprise by moving in fast, causing havoc and then disappearing as quickly as they arrived. In an attempt to cross the Doldrums as painlessly as possible the fleet has attempted to converge on one very small weather avenue.... [more]
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Gold Cup Quarter final update: Mirsky under pressure as Ainslie shines
Talbot Wilson,
Ben Ainslie (GBR) is still undefeated as Argo Group Gold Cup quarter-final racing got underway Friday afternoon with just two flights being completed. Current World Match Race Tour leader Torvar Mirsky (AUS) must win three matches in a row tomorrow to keep his team on the top of the Tour leader board.... [more]
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TP52 World Championship - Local favourite leads
Sabina Mollart-Rogerson,
TP52 World Championships - Local favourites Bribón lead. After making a strong start double Olympic Star class medallist, tactician Ross MacDonald along with navigator Marcel van Triest (NED) read the shifting breeze at the top end of the first beat precisely, calling a good layline which allowed them to ease away around the windward mark ahead of Matador (ARG) which over-stood slightly.... [more]
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iShares Cup Practice day - New team on the block scores a win
iShares Cup media,
Today the ten Extreme 40 teams competing in the final of the 2009 iShares Cup were out racing within the confines of the Almerian harbour in the official practice session. This will be the pinnacle event for the sailors and it will also be the pinnacle event on shore of the 2009 season.... [more]
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Volvo Open 70 Rule and Notice of Race revealed
Volvo Ocean Race media,
The new look Volvo Open 70 Rule, published today along with the Notice of Race, confirm changes set to enhance the fleet racing in the 11th Volvo Ocean Race, which will start from its new home base of Alicante in Spain in the autumn of 2011.... [more]
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Gold Cup Quarter final pairings announced
Talbot Wilson,
Argo Group Gold Cup - It's filet or feathers from this point on. Walker v. Monnin, Mirsky v. Ainslie, Williams v. Berntsson and Richard v. Minoprio battle it out in the ‘knockout' first-to-three quarter-finals.... [more]
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