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    Published on 02-20-2019 04:15 PM
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    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Pollution responders from Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound and Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection oversaw the removal of a 53-foot sailboat that sank in the Connecticut River near Old Lyme, Connecticut Feb. 20, 2019.

    A commercial salvage company used float ...
    Published on 02-19-2019 06:09 PM
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    Both Maserati and Argo have eclipsed Phaedo's 2016 RORC Caribbean 600 Multihull record
    of 31 hours, 59 minutes, 04 seconds.



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    Official Report:

    Maserati Multi 70 skippered by Giovanni Soldini (ITA) crossed the finish line of the RORC Caribbean 600 at 20:49:00 ...
    Published on 02-19-2019 04:09 PM
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    Maserati leads Argo by 1 miles with 21 nm miles to go and both boats doing 19.9nm!

    Both boats are still miles ahead of Phaedo's 2016 RORC Caribbean 600 Multihull ...
    Published on 02-19-2019 10:19 AM
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    Multi70 Maserati (ITA) and MOD70 Argo (USA) have been ripping up the RORC Caribbean 600 race track, blasting around the course at phenomenal pace and well over 30 knots of boat speed has been recorded on the YB Race Tracker.


    all images © Tim Wright/photoaction.com

    Both teams are set to break the multihull course ...
    Published on 02-18-2019 04:27 PM
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    We are sad to announce the retirement of Bella Mente.

    Hap Fauth's Maxi72 Bella Mente (USA) was a shock early retirement, pulling ...
    Published on 02-18-2019 10:56 AM
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    Photo ©Ted Martin


    Giovanni Soldini and Maserati Multi 70’s Team agreed to Team Argo’s request to postpone the start of the RORC Caribbean 600.

    The new start time will ...
    Published on 02-18-2019 09:53 AM
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    The start of the RORC Caribbean 600 will be streamed live on Facebook:



    https://www.facebook.com/RoyalOceanRacingClub/ and on the official race blog: http://caribbean600.rorc.org/Live/20...race-live.html

    Five starts are scheduled from 1100-1140 local time with the multihulls in ...
    Published on 02-16-2019 11:14 AM
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    Thousands of spectators turn out to watch the green and gold take victory on home waters

    SYDNEY – February 16, 2019 – The first ever SailGP was witnessed by more than 20,000 people who took to the water on the spectacular Sydney Harbour, providing the perfect amphitheater for the season kick off.

    Two intense days of racing saw six national teams do battle in the world’s most technologically advanced catamarans, competing to get ...
    Published on 02-15-2019 12:12 PM
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    ARGO CAPSIZED SOUTH OF ANTIGUA, THE CREW IS SAFE



    American MOD 70 Argo capsized South of Antigua, the crew is safe.

    Argo and Maserati Multi 70 were racing around Antigua, in the Caribbean, to train for the RORC Caribbean 600, when the wind ...
    Published on 02-15-2019 09:56 AM
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    Published on 02-15-2019 09:32 AM
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    Sydney Harbour provided a spectacular backdrop for the launch of SailGP. Pre-favorite Japan SailGP Team capitalized on slick crew work and prior big foiling catamaran experience on day 1 of the world premiere of SailGP.

    The Japanese team, led by Nathan Outteridge, posted a huge victory in race 1 followed by two second places, a performance that has them leading ...
    Published on 02-12-2019 03:51 PM
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    February 8, 2019

    Day 127

    Noon Position: 47 45S 159 53E

    Course(t)/Speed(kts): ExS 6+

    Wind(t/tws): NNE 30 – 40

    Sea(t/ft): NE 14+ (steep and breaking)

    Sky: Stratus with rain and drizzle

    10ths Cloud Cover: 10

    Bar(mb): 1000+, still falling (998+ at sundown; still falling)

    Cabin Temp(f): 63

    Water Temp(f): 53

    Relative Humidity(%): 81 ...
    Published on 02-12-2019 01:20 PM
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    elia Willison and her RNZYS Youth Training Programme NZ Women’s Match Racing Team have taken out the NZ Women’s Match Racing Championships after four days of intense match racing at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron.

    Willison started the day two-nil up against the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club team helmed by Juliet Costanzo, but it was the Australian ...
    Published on 02-12-2019 10:13 AM
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    Alex Riggins of the San Diego Union TribuneReports



    The 30-foot sailing vessel Divided Soul floats capsized near the Coast Guard fast-response cutter Robert Ward on Sunday, 10 miles west of Torrey Pines. The crew ...