49er success in World Cup...Emirates Team NZ pipped in Turkey...Kendall Trophy winners announced

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 30 May 2011
 


Sail-World New Zealand: 30 May 2011

ExtremeSailing: Final day at Istanbul, Turkey  Lloyd Images ©
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand newsletter for 30 May 2011

The second round of the Extreme 40 series has concluded in in Istanbul, Turkey with a narrow loss for Emirates Team New Zealand in the final.

In this edition of Sail-World we feature the final two days of the event, including a commentary from skipper Dean Barker, courtesy of Nexus and Kiwi Yachting Consultants.

Also wrapping up overnight (NZT) was the final day of the fifth round of the ISAF World Cup, sailed in Medemblik.

New Zealand had two competitors in the medal races, winning the bronze medal in one event. Miranda Powrie performed well to make the cut for the Womens Singlehander (Laser Radial) class against some top competition.

From here the NZL Sailing Team head to Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta in Weymouth, which is the sixth event in the ISAF World Cup circuit.

Matchracing final, Groeneveld - Lehtinen. Groeneveld wins 2-1, May 29th, Delta Lloyd Regatta in Medemblik, The Netherlands (26/30 May 2011).  Delta Lloyd Regatta

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Prizes awarded for the inaugural Kendall Cup
Anthea Dunning,
The Kendall Cup is a new regatta series designed to promote the youth windsurfing class (Bic Techno 293) in New Zealand. Launched by Barbara Kendall last August, the 2010-2011 season series was held over 7 regattas in Auckland and Tauranga from the Winter Champs in October to the Super City Regatta in April.... [more]
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Dutch Team win in WMR Finals spectacle at Delta Lloyd Regatta
Elliott 6m Sailing,
The women's match racing event provided plenty of drama and excitement for sailors and spectators at the Delta Lloyd Regatta. In an exciting finals battle Team Groeneveld (NED) won gold in home waters. The final races delivered plenty of action and drama in a spectacular battle with Silje Lehtinen (FIN). Despite losing crew overboard in race two the Dutch team were able to put it together and wi... [more]
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Waka Racing have great day in Germany in WMRT Quarters
Waka Racing,
New Zealand matchracing team, Waka Racing, led by Phil Robertson, report from the second round of the World Match Racing Tour, Match Germany: What a ripper of a day. We were picked this morning by Jesper Radich of Denmark for the quarter finals. We had a blinder beating him 3-1, proceeding to the semi finals. We are now 1-1 against Francesco Bruni (ITA) in the semi finals.... [more]
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Dan Slater - A week of wind and cold - Finn class at Medemblik
Dan Slater,
NZL Sailing Team member, Dan Slater, reports from the ISAF World Cup, Medemblik event in the Finn class. Well to sum a up a week of wind and cold conditions like the Spa Regattas of old. This week has been a week of some really good points and some not so good points.... [more]
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Dean's Diary: Extreme 40's in Turkey - Dean Barker reports on Day 4
Dean Barker,
Dean Barker, Emirates Team NZ skipper and Director of Kiwi Yachting Consultants Nexus AB, reports from Istanbul, Turkey on the Extreme40 series, in which Emirates Team NZ is competing. Sailing with Dean Barker are Glenn Ashby (AUS), James Dagg (NZL) and Richard Meacham (NZL)... [more]
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NZL Sailing Team: Bronze for Burling and Tuke in World Cup, Medemblik
Jodie Bakewell-White,
NZL Sailing Team Mens HP Skiff( 49er) sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke won the bronze medal in the fifth round of the 2011 ISAF Sailing World Cup Regatta just concluded in Medemblik, the Netherlands. Sailed predominantly in strong winds and choppy conditions the kiwis moved up into medal contention as the regatta progressed and last night secured the podium finish.... [more]
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ExtremeSailing: Emirates Team NZ - just a single point in Istanbul
Warren Douglas,
Emirates Team New Zealand finished the Istanbul regatta of the Extreme Sailing Series just one point away from winning the title. After five days of intense racing skipper Dean Barker, Glenn Ashby, James Dagg and Jeremy Lomas finished on 306 point, one behind Swedish Artemis.... [more]
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Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 close battle for The Wave Muscat
Nicky Moore,
For Australian Skipper Torvar Mirsky and his team on The Wave, Muscat it was a battle for fourth place until the final race of the day with Luna Rossa (ITA). Mirksy, who is the youngest skipper of the fleet, held his nerve and finished in fourth place.... [more]
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Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 agony and ecstasy
Extreme Sailing Series,
Three boats were in strong contention going into the final double points race. The first three days delivered challenging and gusty conditions for the 11 Extreme 40 teams, racing on the limit, over the short courses laid out on the Halic estuary. The most dramatic moment came in the fourth race of day 3 when Alinghi careered into the side of Team Extreme.... [more]
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Match Race Germany win to Bruni
World Match Racing Tour,
Match Race Germany 2011's title has been taken by Francesco Bruni. Bruni has won his first World Match Racing Tour victory after stamping out Peter Gilmour on Lake Constance.... [more]
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Delta Lloyd Regatta - Wright wins Finn gold
Robert Deaves,
Delta Lloyd Regatta 2011 came to a close much like the way it started with strong winds and fighting. Gaspic and Wright battled on another for the overall honours which resulted in victory for right from the very start.... [more]
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Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 to Artemis Racing
Terry Hutchinson,
Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 in Istanbul concluded today and Artemis Racing's Terry Hutchinson is very happy with the victory. Going into the double points race we had a slim lead over Gitana and ETNZ. With one-minute to go before the start we made an aggressive call to start on port and go for the port tack cross of the fleet.... [more]
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World Sailing Cup Delta Lloyd Regatta - Aussies five medals + Video
Craig Heydon,
Delta Lloyd Regatta has seen five medals taken by Australian sailors on the final day of racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Holland.... [more]
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Portuguese 420 Championship day two
International 420 Class,
Portuguese 420 Championship's second day has delivered three races after a frustrating test of patience in the day's opening race four. As winds increased for races five and six, the competing sailors experienced even more frustrations.... [more]
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Delta Lloyd Regatta - Dutch and Aussie's on top
Corinne Rolland-McKenzie,
Both the Dutch and Australians have six medals apiece and are taking claim to most of the medals in Holland at the Delta Lloyd Regatta.... [more]
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NZL Sailing Team: Two qualify for medal races in World Cup, Medemblik
Jodie Bakewell-White,
New Zealand will be represented in the Mens HP Skiff (49er) and the Womens Singlehander (Laser Radial) medal races at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Regatta set to conclude tonight in Medemblik, the Netherlands. The strong winds which have challenged sailors most of the week were back on the penultimate day and racing was only possible in some classes overnight.... [more]
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Velux 5 Oceans 2010-11 skipper Derek Hatfield takes third place
Velux 5 Oceans,
Velux 5 Oceans Canadian skipper Derek Hatfield secures an overall third place in the race, arriving into La Rochelle, France today. His arrival completes the 2010-11 edition of solo round the world race... [more]
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British Keelboat Academy squad applications now open for 2012
RYA,
The British Keelboat Academy (BKA) is the joint keelboat racing initiative between the RYA and UKSA. The BKA are delighted to announce that applications are now open for 2012's squad selection trials which will take place over two weekends in September.... [more]
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ISAF Sailing World Cup standings shape up
International Sailing Federation,
The medals at the Delta Lloyd Regatta will be decided throughout the day in Medemblik, the Netherlands. Stephen Morrison and Ben Rhodes (GBR) won the first gold medal of the day in the 49er handing the Brits 20 points to their 49er ISAF Sailing World Cup Standings total. They move up to fourth in the Standings on 42 points.... [more]
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Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 top tips for becoming sailing fit
Volvo Ocean Race,
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 is harsh on the boats, tough on the shore team and physically, unbelievable brutal on the race crew. All teams know that being in the best shape possible will be critical to victory. So does Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing's chief physiotherapist Sarah Burney, who gives us her top tips for getting fit for sailing... [more]
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Sailrocket 2 only a few days to go + video
Paul Larsen,
Well, it's actually four days but today is a no go as the wind is from the NW and lightish. Monday is our last sailing day as we will pack up on Tuesday and fly out on Wednesday. The winds are predicted to get into the low 20's on the next three days so we will keep pushing until the end.... [more]
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Delta Lloyd Regatta 2011 Team Maclaren take Bronze medal
Anna Tunnicliffe,
Delta Lloyd Regatta 2011 Team Maclaren have won the Bronze medal. We swept the petit-finals 2-0 over Team Wang from China this morning in a shifty, puffy two races.... [more]
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New canting keel 42ft Q - images by Andrea Francolini
Andrea Francolini images,
Intrepid photographer Andrea Francolini captured these images of Q today before she capsized shortly before 2.00pm off the Point at Watsons Bay.... [more]
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Platu 25 World Championship 2011 preview
Sabrina Bonaiti,
The countdown for the Platu 25 World Championship is on, and just one day before the first race. Around fifty crews are expected from all over Europe in Gmunden, on the Traunsee Lake, where from the 28th of May to the 3 of June the most important event of the Platu 25 season will take place. The crews are getting ready to face the difficult conditions of the Traunsee Lake. Almost all... [more]
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Velux 5 Oceans skipper Derek Hatfield completes the race
Velux 5 Oceans,
Derek Hatfield completed the 3,600-mile final sprint from Charleston in South Carolina to La Rochelle in 14 days, 12 hours and 07 minutes. From Mahone Bay, NS, former mountie Derek finished on the podium of Class II in the 2003 edition of the race (then the Around Alone).... [more]
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Platu 25 World Championship - Spanish crews set to take on the world
Sabrina Bonaiti,
Everything is ready for the most important appointment of the Platu 25 season. The most competitive International crews have already reached Gmunden, a nice and welcoming town on the Traunsee Lake, in Austria, where the 2011 Platu 25 World Championship will take place until the third of June.... [more]
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Portuguese 420 Championship day 1
International 420 Class,
Portuguese 420 Championship's first day of racing was held today, Friday 27 May, just off the coast of Tavira Island.... [more]
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Delta Lloyd Regatta Finns - Down to three but who will win?
Robert Deaves,
The Delta Lloyd Regatta the Finn competitors had a no-race day for the second time this week. European Champion Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic (CRO) will take a three point lead over World Champion Ed Wright (GBR) and a nine point lead over Brendan Casey (AUS) into the medal race and only these three can win the regatta.... [more]
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Match Race Germany - Gilmour rises as others fall by the wayside
WMRT,
Peter Gilmour and his YANMAR Racing crew enjoyed a welcome return to form at Match Race Germany. He is now within one win of a place in the Final. Speaking about his crew, Gilmour was not the first skipper this week to praise his team for their role in working the Bavaria boats hard in light and shifty winds.... [more]
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Delta Lloyd Regatta - Three champions
Delta Lloyd Regatta,
Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page (AUS) have returned to the top of the Men's 470 ISAF Sailing World Cup Standings after a convincing win at the Delta Lloyd Regatta... [more]
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Extreme40's: Emirates Team NZ leads into final day
Warren Douglas,
Emirates Team New Zealand leads the fleet after four days of the Istanbul regatta in the 2011 Extreme Sailing Series. With a day to go, Dean Barker and crew have a four-point lead over second-placed Artemis. Only 13 points separate the top five boats after 33 races at Istanbul.... [more]
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Extreme40's: Kiwis in pole position for final day in Istanbul + Video
Extreme Sailing Series,
Battle on the penultimate day of the Extreme40's was dominated by the Southern Hemisphere as Dean Barker's Emirates Team New Zealand fought hard to lead by four points over Sweden's Artemis Racing. The big move of the day though came from The Wave, Muscat, helmed by the youngest skipper on the circuit, Torvar Mirsky, moving into third place.... [more]
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Delta Lloyd Regatta - Big breeze sailors on a dramatic day
Corinne Rolland-McKenzie,
The Laser, 470 Men and Star fleet were the only able to brave the steep waves for a single race and in the Laser radial two races were sailed in breezes of 30 knots at the Delta Lloyd Regatta.... [more]
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Velux 5 Oceans skipper Gutek second Overall
Velux 5 Oceans,
Skipper Zbigniew ‘Gutek' Gutkowski has finished the race at at 1507 local time (1307 UTC) earning him second place overall in the Velux 5 Oceans.... [more]
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Velux 5 Oceans Chris Stanmore-Major second in sprint five
Velux 5 Oceans,
Velux 5 Oceans British ocean racer Chris Stanmore-Major 'CSM' has crossed the finish line of the final sprint. The British skipper finishes in second place to secure at least fourth place overall in his first solo circumnavigation of the globe and becomes only the 182nd person to race solo around the world... [more]
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McConaghy Ker 40 jumping onto the World's stage
John Curnow,
Keronimo has had her maiden sail. This boat's sea trials on the Solent in the UK is especially important, as she is the first of the new Ker 40 IRC Racers to come out of the McConaghy Boats factory.... [more]
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