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    Published on 01-24-2022 12:50 PM
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    18ft Skiffs
    NSW Championship, Race 7
    23 January, 2022
    Sydney Harbour

    Another brilliant finishing burst by the current Australian champion Tech2 team to win Race 7 of the NSW 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today has set the scene for a match race type finish to the series as only one point separates Tech2 and Yandoo going into next Sunday's final race.

    Tach2's team of Jack Macartney, Charlie Wyatt and Lewis Brake had to recover from a slow start, which saw the team back in seventh place at the windward mark ...
    Published on 01-21-2022 11:07 AM
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    What it lack in reporting, it exceeds in conditions and photography!
    The return of racing to the Kew West Area, The Southernmost Regatta, replaces the now defunct
    Key West Race week, bringing mostly one design to the Keys in the dead of winter for some fun in the sun

    All images © walter cooper or sharon green

    Published on 01-18-2022 05:40 PM
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    images©Arthur Daniel/RORC

    The modified Volvo 70 L4 Trifork (DEN) finished the RORC Transatlantic Race in an elapsed time of 9 days 10 hrs 27 mins and 58 secs on the 10th day of the race © Arthur Daniel/RORC

    DAY 11 - 18 JAN

    At sunset on the tenth day of the RORC Transatlantic Race, the modified Volvo 70 L4 Trifork (DEN) finished the RORC Transatlantic Race in an elapsed time of 9 days 10 hrs 27 mins and 58 secs. L4 Trifork ...
    Published on 01-18-2022 10:57 AM
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    75 boats in 10 divisions braved the elements and heinous conditions over the MLK Holiday weekend, for the 1st edition of the 2022
    Corinthian Yacht Clubs annual party circuit midwinters. With an early morning warning issued for a potential tsunami from an underground volcano
    explosion in the Kingdom of Tonga, a near full moon ebb on tap and north northeast winds gusting to the low teens, the brave sailors departed ...
    Published on 01-17-2022 11:15 AM

    A very telling video accounting of the January 15th Tsunami, cause by the underwater
    volcanic eruption near Tonga. The Santa Cruz Small Boat ...
    Published on 01-15-2022 09:42 AM
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    January 15th, 2022 – At 01:51:41 local time (05:51:41 UTC, 06:51:41 Italian time), Maserati Multi70 was the first to cross the finish line of the 8th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race, organized by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in collaboration with Yacht Club de France.

    Skipper Giovanni Soldini sailed together with Vittorio Bissaro, Oliver Herrera Perez, Thomas Joffrin, ...
    Published on 01-14-2022 11:52 AM
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    DAY SEVEN - 14 JAN (0900 UTC)

    On the morning of the seventh day of the RORC Transatlantic Race news in from PowerPlay and Argo confirms they are in sight of each other, 500 miles from the finish. At dawn in Grenada on Saturday 15 January, a grandstand multihull finish is expected at Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina. The wounded beast Maserati is in third. Comanche is under 900 miles from Grenada and odds on for a new monohull race record. L4 Trifork, Phosphorus II and Jangada are estimated to ...
    Published on 01-13-2022 12:51 PM
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    DAY SIX - 13 JAN (0900 UTC)

    On the sixth day of the RORC Transatlantic Race a thrilling finish is shaping up for multihull line honours between PowerPlay, Argo and Maserati. The 100ft Maxi Comanche (CAY), skippered by Mitch Booth is estimated to be over two days ahead of the monohull race record and win for the IMA Trophy for monohull line honours. All the crew are well on Black Pearl but there was sad news from the team mid-Atlantic. Plus, updates from Jangada ...
    Published on 01-13-2022 12:01 PM
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    KEY WEST, Fla. - Always remember to tip your server, if you know what's good for you.

    A tourist made a big impression in a Key West bar by ordering drinks three times on New Year's Eve without leaving a tip. That enabled the staff to easily ...
    Published on 01-12-2022 12:09 PM
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    Riding on a better pressure from the northwest, Volvo 70 L4 Trifork (DEN), helmed by Joern Larsen, is reeling in the 100ft Maxi Comanche on day five of the RORC Transatlantic Race © Soren Wiegand/Aksel Magdhal/L4 Trifork

    DAY FIVE - 12 JAN (1200 UTC)

    The RORC Transatlantic Race enters the fifth day with the potential for a real twist of fate at the front of the RORC fleet. Peter Cunningham’s MOD70 PowerPlay (CAY) still leads the multihulls, but as the first boat into an area of light winds, the ‘hunters’ are catching up with their prey. ...
    Published on 01-11-2022 12:22 PM
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    1,900 nm from Grenada -at 0900 UTC on day four of the RORC Transatlantic Race Comanche was doing 24 knots of boat speed! Drone shot credit: Shannon Falcone @racingSF

    DAY FOUR - 11 JAN (0900 UTC)

    Peter Cunningham’s MOD70 PowerPlay (CAY) is over halfway and just two hours outside multihull race record pace. The 100ft Maxi Comanche (CAY), skippered by Mitch Booth, is 1900 miles from Grenada and well inside monohull race record pace. The majority of the RORC fleet are north ...
    Published on 01-10-2022 01:27 PM
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    The new "YRA 16", aka the iconic Blackaller Buoy, on station at 37 48.603', 122 27.982'

    You may have noticed the iconic Blackaller Buoy was sitting pretty low in the water, and was slowly ...
    Published on 01-10-2022 01:09 PM
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    Standby period extended
    Still awaiting a favourable weather window, the Sails of Change team has decided to extend its standby period until the end of January: a very welcome extra fortnight due to the currently unfavourable situation in the Atlantic.

    Throughout the autumn, there hasn’t been a single opportunity to try to beat the round the world record under sail ...