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 06 Aug 2010
 


Keppel Race, 1851 regatta - hots news from everywhere



Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel - Unstable weather to test tacticians
Ian Grant,
An unstable winter weather pattern promises to present a tactical nightmare when 35 ocean racing tacticians test their strategy... [more]
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Images from Cowes: 1851 Cup, Historic Round the Island Race
Ian Roman,
TeamOrigin's photographer Ian Roman, is on the water for the 1851 Cup, an updated reenactment of the events that led to the creation of the event now known as the America's Cup. He presents this gallery from the historic Round the Island Race... [more]
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Marine Industry promotes Optimist Sailing Boats for Kids Program
Ellen Pragnell-Raascg,
The Optimist Sailing Boats for Kids program was announced on Friday at the Sydney International Boat Show Breakfast by BIA's General Manager. This program offers businesses to participate by purchasing one or more Optimist dinghies, which will be allocated to successful sailing clubs which have tendered to part of the program and comply with YNSW guidelines to stage learn to sail activities.... [more]
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Steve Clark looks to retake Little America's Cup
Barby MacGowan,
Steve Clark has been dreaming of winning back the Little America's Cup for the USA ever since he lost it to Canada in 2007. In 1996, Clark's 25- foot C-Class Catamaran Cogito had blown away designers and engineers with its mammoth wing sail and unmatchable speed, and it defeated Australia's defender to win the International C-Class Catamaran Championship, referred to as the Little America's Cup.... [more]
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505 World Championships win to fast Danes
Dansk Sejlunion,
SAP 505 World Championships - If you can't win the regatta then perhaps winning the final race is the next best thing. That's what Jan Saugmann and Morten Ramsbæk did today in the final heat in Aarhus, Denmark.... [more]
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Cowes Week Daily round up - Day 6
Rupert Holmes/CWL,
Cowes Week Day Six saw bright weather, with challenging racing conditions in a westerly wind that varied from 12-25 knots.... [more]
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Discussion and dialogue with potential teams in Cowes
Tim Jeffery,
BMW Oracle Racing CEO, Russell Coutts, came to Cowes, birthplace of the America's Cup, to update potential teams about plans for the 34th America's Cup, scheduled for 2013 or 2014.... [more]
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BMW Oracle Racing upholds tradition in race around Isle of Wight
Tim Jeffery,
1851 Cup - In a race today marked with penalties, blown sails and broken equipment, BMW Oracle Racing defeated TeamOrigin around the Isle of Wight by 1 minute and 55 seconds to win the Trafalgar Cup.... [more]
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1851 Round the Island Race - More images from Ingrid Abery
Ingrid Abery images,
1851 Round the Island Race imagery from photographer Ingrid Abery... [more]
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1851 Round the Island Race images from Ingrid Abery
Ingrid Abery images,
1851 Round the Island Race imagery supplied by Ingrid Abery.... [more]
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Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race images
Craig Greenhill images,
2010 Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race imagery by Saltwater Images. Enjoy!... [more]
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SailTV: 1851 Cup - Live and Replay of this historic event
Sail-World,
See live and replay coverage of the 1851 Cup being sailed off Cowes, IOW. The event is now being covered with video and we are seeing some spectacular images. Live and replay coverage of the World Match Race tour, is also available from the same menu, along with the Louis Vuitton Trophy replays. Have a look at the new VirtualEye Interactive - run your own replays and angles... [more]
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Milne's comeback trail to Audi IRC Australian Championship contender
Lisa Ratcliff,
2010 Audi IRC Australian Championship news: After a 20 year break from competitive sailing Harvey Milne decided to make a comeback, prompted by the fact he could buy a competitive IRC production boat and enter the 2010 Audi IRC Australian Championship.... [more]
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ClubMarine Brisbane to Keppel Race - Less than 24 hours to go
Suellen Hurling,
The fourth Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race countdown timer is clicking through the hours and minutes and there is now less than 24 hours until the start gun is fired.... [more]
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Sydneysiders embrace 'their show'
Bob Wonders,
Darling Harbour attracts strong attendance and delivers a positive outlook. I'm sure the shopkeepers, particularly those operating restaurants and bars appreciated the show, with diners flocking in for breakfast, lunch and dinner, many kicking on long after the show had closed.... [more]
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Club Marine NSW Youth Match Racing Champs - Griffin to defend title
Jennifer Crooks,
Jay Griffin is back to defend his Club Marine NSW Youth Match Racing Championship title this weekend. Racing commences on Saturday at 1000hrs with a single round robin, and will be followed by a sail-off for minor placings, semi finals and grand final on Sunday.... [more]
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TeamOrigin leads America's Cup Defender after second day in Cowes
James Coyle,
Despite a 180 degree wind shift prior to proceedings getting underway at the 1851 Cup today, causing the race committee to move the course just to the east of Cowes, fans were treated to one of the most spectacular displays of match racing with protests galore and a large chunk of each team's play books being enacted, in winds that built to over 20 knots.... [more]
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Team Origin leads 4-1 in the 1851 Cup
Tim Jeffery,
Racing in late day sunshine and a puffy northerly wind, America's Cup winner BMW Oracle Racing got on the scoreboard today in The 1851 Cup versus TeamOrigin of the U.K.... [more]
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Extreme Sailing Series at Cowes Week - Fast and furious action
Extreme Sailing Series,
Extreme Sailing Series at Cowes Week - On this penultimate day, the pace was fast and furious. After a light wind first afternoon race in 8 knots, the wind accelerated to 15-18 knots and the Extreme 40s were off – power reaching at speeds of 20-25 knots. It was fast, it was wet and hugely physical for the crews as they pushed hard, playing a balancing act on a high wire.... [more]
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SAP 505 World Championship - The title with a race to spare
Dansk Sejlunion,
SAP 505 World Championships - It didn't matter what the Aarhus weather threw at them, Wolfgang Hunger and Julien Kleiner's team work coped with the most extraordinary conditions to win with a race to spare.... [more]
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ISAF Match Race Rankings - 4 August 2010
ISAF,
ISAF World Match Race Rankings leaders remain unchanged in the current release of the ISAF World Match Race Rankings.... [more]
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PWA Sotavento, Fuerteventura Grand Slam 2010 – Event Summary
PWA/Paul Griffiths,
PWA Sotavento, Fuerteventura Grand Slam 2010 - Reigning World Champions, Antoine Albeau and Jose ‘Gollito' Estredo stamp their authority on their respective fleets after ten days of spectacular competition in Sotavento.... [more]
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Extreme Sailing Series - Extreme Team GAC Pindar take on windsurfers
Kate Brewer,
Extreme Sailing Series in Cowes saw the action continue in great style on day four, with gusts of up to 24 knots leading to more spectacular, yet taxing racing for the fleet. Before the racing, as part of the afternoon entertainment, Team GAC Pindar's skipper and windsurfing fanatic, Nick Moloney, challenged a fleet of windsurfers to race against the team's high speed Extreme 40 catamaran.... [more]
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Winter racing hotting up on Hobart's River Derwent
Peter Campbell,
In their first season on the River Derwent, two SB3 sports boats are leading Division two of the Derwent Sailing Squadron's Boat Sales Tasmania Winter Series going into Sunday's race four of the five-race series. Brett and Jacinta Cooper's Harcourts is on five points from a second and a third while Nick Rogers Tolling Shipping has six points from a first and a fifth on corrected time.... [more]
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America's Cup legend lines up for Howth Etchells Regatta
www.afloat.ie,
America's Cup legend John Bertrand is among 42 entries received for the Etchells World Championships coming to Howth later this month. A quarter of the fleet are Irish but entries are also coming from Australia, Bermuda, USA and Sweden. Bertrand and his crew are coming from Victoria in Australia.... [more]
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BMW Oracle Racing - Rebuild complete
BMW Oracle Racing,
Louis Vuitton Trophy event in La Maddalena, Italy, in late May 2010 was the last time our two V5 ACC sloops USA 87 and USA 98 were on the water together.... [more]
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Win an Opti for the Kids and One for the Club
Sail-World.com & Powerboat-world.com,
The winner of the OziOPti Sail-World competition will receive an OziOpti ‘Regatta Mark IV' GRP racing boat complete valued at AUD$3,950 (or NZ$5,135). AND They will ALSO win for their chosen sailing club an OziOpti ‘Tacker' Poly training boat valued at AUD$2,395 (or NZ$3,200). There will also be prizes of 10 x $100 ‘The Boatyard' vouchers.... [more]
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Cowes Week - Ingrid Abery images
Ingrid Abery,
Ingrid Abery presents these images from Cowes Week.... [more]
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18ft Skiffs European Championships images from Thomas Eibenberger
Sail-World.com,
Thomas Eibenberger presents this gallery of images from the recent German Grand Prix in Travemuende and the Viking 18ft Skiff Grand Prix at Sonderborg, Denmark.... [more]
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Techno 293 Windsurfing Worlds 2010 - Challenging for all!
www.bicsportwindsurf.com,
Windsurfing World's 2010 update: Cercle de Voile de Martigues (CVM), France, last week hosted the largest windsurfing championships in recent memory. The entry, 435 competitors, exceeded the previous record established at last years Junior, Youth and Masters Windsurfing World Championships in Weymouth, UK.... [more]
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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week – Kiwi Challenge for South Pacific Cup
Rob Mundle,
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2010 will see some Kiwis with their sights set on the South Pacific Cup. As the number of yachts entered approaches the magical figure of 200 the New Zealanders have declared they are on a mission.... [more]
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Cowes Week Tuesday images from Rick Tomlinson
Rick Tomlinson images,
A gallery of Cowes Week images from photographer Rick Tomlinson.... [more]
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America's Cup defender trounced in opening day of 1851 Cup at Cowes
Tim Jeffery,
BMW ORACLE Racing dropped two heats today to TEAMORIGIN on the first day of The 1851 Cup, a one-off match racing regatta between the teams in BMW ORACLE Racing's two V5 America's Cup Class sloops. In Race 1 BMW ORACLE Racing skipper Jimmy Spithill of Australia took the right side of the racecourse and won a tacking duel up the first leg to lead at the first windward mark after a leg of 1.2 naut... [more]
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Brisbane to Keppel Race - Sunshine Coast sailors embark on challenge
Ian Grant,
348n/ml Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Race - Dual Audi Australian IRC Ocean racing champion Rod Jones and his crew of talented Sunshine Coast sailors will embark on a new challenge starting on Friday.... [more]
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Hobie 16 European Championship - Waterhouse and Darmanin finish third
Traks Gordon,
Hobie 16 European Championship update: Following on from their victory in the F16 Euro Challenge, Pittwater sailors Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin concluded their World Championship preparation tour finishing third in the 104 boat Hobie 16 European Championship.... [more]
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SAP 505 World Championships, Day 5 - Hunger kept at bay
Dansk Sejlunion,
SAP 505 World Championships had the most tactically challenging conditions yet, but Jorgen and Jacob Bojsen-Møller sailed a magnificent day in Aarhus, Denmark.... [more]
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PWA Women's Slalom World Tour Final confirmed for Almanarre, Hyeres
Vivienne Masters,
PWA is pleased to be able to confirm the 2010 Almanarre, Hyeres, Women's Slalom World Tour Final.... [more]
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Yachting WA ISAF Umpiring Seminar announcements
Yachting WA,
ISAF Umpiring Seminars are as follows... [more]
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Optimist European Championship - Aussies compete in Poland
Carolina Townsend Arellano,
Optimist European Championship saw two Australian sailors, Tom Trottman from Victoria and Carolina Townsend Arellano, compete at the event at Kamien Pormoski in Poland from third – 10th July. As there were only two of us, we formed a team with NZL sailors and shared a coach; Susannah Pyatt.... [more]
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Welcome home Jamie Dunross - New quad sailor record holder
Yachting WA,
Jamie Dunross becomes the new Record Holder for a quad sailor circumnavigating Australia: 'I'm still in shock that I am still alive and in one piece! I'm sure I have a guardian angel - there were a number of extremely close calls. I keep looking at the tracker page with the red line circling around the whole of Australia and I just can't believe that Spirit and I made that track!'... [more]
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The Giant of the Copa del Rey
www.prensarcnp.es,
Ran is the name of the goddess which, in Norwegian mythology, was fishing the drowned and taking them to her house at the bottom of the sea. Fortunately, the appellation, and the devotion it arouses in some, is the only common point that the minimaxi shares with her.... [more]
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Fireballs to visit WA – 50 years young and still going strong!
Yachting WA,
International Fireball fleet will return to Western Australia in December 2011 through to January 2012 when Mandurah Offshore Fishing and Sailing Club will host the 2012 World Championships.... [more]
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Sailing World Cup medals will go down to the wire in Weymouth
ISAF,
Skandia Sail For Gold regatta promises to offer a fitting finale to the ISAF Sailing World Cup season with an official entry of over 700 boats and almost 1000 sailors from 57 nations all challenging to claim the ultimate prize of the Sailing World Cup in each of the Olympic and Paralympic disciplines.... [more]
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