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    Published on 02-23-2017 10:38 AM
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    The All-American Maxi72 battle in the RORC Caribbean 600 lived up to expectations with Hap Fauth's Bella Mente and George Sakellaris' Proteus enjoying an epic match race. The lead in the Maxi72s changed hands on seven occasions during the race. Bella Mente counted 85 sail changes and at one point, both yachts were way-over canvassed, smoking ...
    Published on 02-22-2017 05:16 PM
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    George David's American Maxi, Rambler 88 finished the 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 on Wednesday 22 February 2017 at 11 hrs 56 mins 17 secs AST taking Monohull Line Honours.

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    Published on 02-21-2017 02:54 PM
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    Maserati Multi70 in a head to head fight for the lead with Phaedo3





    After 24-hours of racing in the RORC Caribbean 600 Race the Maserati Multi70 trimaran skippered by Italian ocean racer Giovanni Soldini is locked in a fierce struggle for the lead with the race record holder Phaedo3. ...
    Published on 02-21-2017 11:04 AM
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    More Argyll than Antigua




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    Posted in News 2017

    After a champagne start to the race there was a huge change in weather conditions by the end of the first day. The low pressure system emanating from the north arrived earlier than anticipated, extinguishing the trade winds to provide a windless night for ...
    Published on 02-21-2017 09:46 AM
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    The 1st leg of Saturday's race in PHRF1



    With lots and lots of recent rain and a huge surge from Oroville Dam sending 100, 000 cubic feet per second in the Feather River, combined with overflowing tributaries along the way, muddy sediment and enormous swaths of dislodged vegetation, has filled San Francisco Bay in recent days. Along with the large rafts of reeds (tules) which flooded coves and marinas north of the Bay Bridge, lurked planks, logs, ...
    Published on 02-21-2017 09:44 AM
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    Rich Wilson takes thirteenth place




    American skipper Rich Wilson crossed the finish line of the Vendée Globe solo round the world race off Les Sables d'Olonne on the west coast of France this afternoon (Tuesday 21/02) at 1250hrs UTC. From the fleet of 29 boats which started the 27,440 miles singlehanded race from Les Sables d'Olonne on Sunday November 6th, Wilson and Great American IV secure 13th place in an elapsed time of 107 days 48 mins 18 ...
    Published on 02-20-2017 01:30 PM
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    Photos Rachel Fallon-Langdon / Team Phaedo

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    Giovanni Soldini’s Maserati Multi70 trimaran starts RORC Caribbean 600 Race in Antigua
    Light winds for the 80 boats competing in the race

    The ninth edition of the RORC ...
    Published on 02-20-2017 10:49 AM
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    Abnormal Weather for the RORC Caribbean 600
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    Wouter Verbraak will be navigating Grant Gordon's 72ft Maxi Cruiser, Louise for the RORC Caribbean 600. Wouter has competed in the Barcelona World Race, the Volvo Ocean Race on numerous occasions and is Head of Sevenstar Racing Yacht Logistics.

    The 2017 edition can be summed up with “It’s normally not like this.” Whereas most years have seen moderate to strong trade winds, this year the weather is dominated by a front that extends very ...
    Published on 02-17-2017 10:39 AM
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    Arnaud Boissières takes tenth place

    After a slow final night at sea in very light airs, Arnaud Boissières crossed the Vendée Globe finish line at 0826hrs UTC this Friday morning to take 10th place in the non-stop solo round the world race. It is the third time in a row that the ...
    Published on 02-17-2017 10:11 AM
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    Spain's Xabi Fernández to skipper MAPFRE in Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18

    Spain's Olympic gold medallist Xabi Fernández will return to skipper MAPFRE in the Volvo Ocean Race in 2017-18, the Spanish campaign announced on Friday, 17 February.


    Spain’s Olympic gold medallist Xabi Fernández will return ...
    Published on 02-17-2017 09:57 AM
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    If you plan on traversing these waterways on weekends and holidays and selective vacation dates, this will be the norm
    rather than the exception:




    MIAMI – The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish security ...
    Published on 02-16-2017 02:59 PM
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    Richard Gladwell braves the pouring rain to get a peek up close of ETNZ's new boat and click some pics and add some verbs!
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    Emirates Team New Zealand formally christened their new AC50 America's Cup Challenger on a rainy Auckland afternoon.

    The team has been sailing for the previous two days making ...
    Published on 02-15-2017 10:26 PM



    The story of the boat 'New Zealand' which Emirates Team New Zealand will take to Bermuda to win the America's Cup back in June this year.

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    Just 100 days out from the first race of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers, Emirates Team New Zealand accomplishes the most significant milestone of its challenge for the 35th Americas Cup by christening ...
    Published on 02-15-2017 10:58 AM
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    COLMAN'S SLOW BUT SURE, BOISSIÈRES DUE FRIDAY
    WEDNESDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2017, 16H26

    Conrad Colman has been making modest but positive progress since he managed to set sail under his jury rig very early this Wednesday ...