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    Published on 02-28-2020 11:51 AM
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    For the second year in a row, David and Peter Askew's Volvo 70 Wizard (USA) has taken Monohull Line Honours in the RORC Caribbean 600. Adrian Keller's Nigel Irens-designed catamaran Allegra (SUI) is the provisional winner of the MOCRA Class. Tilmar Hansen's ...
    Published on 02-28-2020 11:02 AM
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    Marit Bouwmeester wins 4th Laser Radial Women’s World Championship, Krutskikh wins Men’s
    February 27, 2020
    Ravi Subramanian
    Sandringham, VIC, Australia

    It may have been a case of “saved by the wind” for Rio Olympic champion, Marit Bouwmeester. The three-time world champion led by 24 points over night but saw her margin trimmed to just two points after the first race of the final day. A big wind shift caught a number of the top sailors out, and Bouwmeester, who received a yellow flag (penalty ...
    Published on 02-28-2020 09:49 AM
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    British team win all three races on Sydney Harbour while first collision of campaign forces France to retire early

    SYDNEY – February 28, 2020 – In his first day of competing in the world’s fastest sail racing, Ben Ainslie’s much-anticipated debut was masterful as the Great Britain SailGP Team presented by INEOS swept all three races on Sydney Harbour in the kick off to SailGP Season 2. The British team wasted no time ...
    Published on 02-27-2020 03:59 PM
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    The Pacific Cup yacht race is a unique event in the world of sailing. Having established itself as “The FUN race to Hawaii” , the Pacific Cup Yacht Club and it’s members are firmly committed to running a race that is competitive, fun and safe while operating the race with a focus on ...
    Published on 02-27-2020 11:20 AM
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    Day 5 Report – Bouwmeester Leading Women, Krutskikh Leading Men, at Laser Radial Worlds
    FEBRUARY 27, 2020
    Sandringham, VIC, Australia

    Rio Olympic Champion, Marit Bouwmeester (NED), is putting on a sailing masterclass at the ILCA Laser Radial World Championship in Melbourne. She had a hiccup in Race 8 when a massive wind shift caught her out, but a series of five consecutive race wins on previous days has allowed her to open a 24 point gap on Line Flem Host (NOR), her nearest ...
    Published on 02-27-2020 10:41 AM
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    Pressure from the First Gun to the Last in the 2020 52 SUPER SERIES
    (Wednesday 26th February, Cape Town) – As the ninth successive year of racing on the 52 SUPER SERIES opens Monday, racers on the world’s leading grand prix monohull circuit are relishing a whole new set of challenges as two regattas on Cape Town’s Table Bay raise the curtain on what promises to be a most exciting and close-fought six-event season.

    The first ever visit to Cape Town by the circuit, and indeed the class, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, will test the ten different teams from eight nations that are set to compete on inshore racing waters relatively unknown to the ...
    Published on 02-27-2020 10:33 AM
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    2020, the IMOCA skippers in the spotlight

    2020 promises to be a busy and exciting year for the teams in the IMOCA class with two solo transatlantic races: The Transat CIC in May and the New York-Vendée-Les Sables d’Olonne in June, followed by the legendary Vendée Globe in the autumn. The line-up will be strong in terms ...
    Published on 02-27-2020 10:22 AM
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    Wave Tour update from the organizers of the IWT 2020 Omaezaki Japan Cup:
    “We are very sorry to inform that we have decided to cancel IWT Omaezaki Japan ...
    Published on 02-26-2020 02:34 PM
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    PowerPlay win with last throw of the dice
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    Peter Cunningham’s MOD70 PowerPlay (CAY), skippered by Ned Collier Wakefield has taken Multihull Line Honours in the 2020 RORC Caribbean 600 just four minutes ahead of Jason Carroll’s MOD70 Argo (USA).

    Giovanni Soldini’s Maserati Multi70 (ITA) was third. A nail-biting finish rounded off an epic light airs ...
    Published on 02-26-2020 09:41 AM
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    Sandringham, VIC, Australia

    The weather played havoc again at the ILCA Laser Radial World Championships in Melbourne today. Two attempts were made to get Yellow Fleet started shortly after 2pm but a series of rolling thunderstorms, accompanied by lightning, forced the sailors to hurry back to the Sandringham Yacht Club before the course became dangerous.

    There was a long wait onshore, but with the regatta already two races behind owing to light winds on the opening days, the AP flag came down at 5pm and the sailors rushed to their boats. ...
    Published on 02-26-2020 08:58 AM
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    Maserati Multi 70 and Giovanni Soldini crossed the finish line of the RORC Caribbean 600 in third place

    The Italian Team finished the race with an elapsed time of 1 day, ...
    Published on 02-25-2020 12:15 PM
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    Story by Melanie Parking For Sail World

    The 60th edition of the 12ft Skiff Interdominion Championships is underway on Wellington Harbour, hosted by the Worser Bay Yacht Club. .

    OK, 60 years this event been going on – let that sink in a bit!

    In 2005, Nicholas Press won his first inter dominion trophy, as a skipper. Sailing with Brad Yabsley out of Sydney’s ...
    Published on 02-25-2020 11:40 AM
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    All seven SailGP teams were on the start line today in Sydney for the first round of practice races for the second season, including the winner of season one, Australia.

    While all eyes were on Ben Ainslie and his Ineos sponsored ...
    Published on 02-25-2020 10:57 AM
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    Tropical Snakes and Ladders - Day Two
    Day two am report 25th February

    After a sublime start and a reach up to Barbuda in beautiful conditions, the majority of the fleet experienced the first trap of the course. Just before sunset on the first day, the wind shadow of Barbuda enveloped the armada. The halt in progress was short-lived and looking on the bright side, Barbuda is a stunning spot to pause to watch the sun go down. After rounding the Barbuda mark, the fleet were back in the breeze heading west on a starboard gybe. Choosing ...