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    Published on 04-16-2018 09:44 AM
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    FORMIDABLE LINE-UP FOR FIRST GC32 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
    By James on 16 Apr. 2018
    A record-sized fleet of foiling catamarans is set to descend on Lake Garda in northern Italy at the end of next month where crews from across the globe will fight to become the first ever World Champion in the GC32 one design foiling catamaran class. This first official World Championship has ...
    Published on 04-14-2018 08:16 AM
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    The inaugural NICE Ultimed Is Scheduled to begin April 24th and include 4 Maxi Ultimes,

    Sodebo, IDEC, Actual and Banque Populaire, but due to and unforeseen capsize earlier today,

    Click HERE!

    It appears the fleet will be down to three. And Armel is looking for a ride...






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    Published on 04-14-2018 07:17 AM
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    The Maxi Banque Populaire IX capsized that night around 3am while sailing off the coast of Morocco.

    The crew composed of Armel Le Cléac'h ...
    Published on 04-06-2018 11:54 AM
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    Overall victories in five of the ten Olympic classes at the 49th Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar have been decided before Saturday's double points medal race is sailed. The strength and depth of competition at the biggest ever edition of Mallorca's showcase regatta and the variety of testing, different breezes have conspired to deliver a high scoring regatta in most classes.


    he Men's 470, 49er FX, Finn, Laser Radial and the Nacra 17 were all settled during the last day of Finals racing. The offshore ...
    Published on 04-04-2018 10:07 AM
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    Bang on cue Mallorca's Bay of Palma fired up the best breeze yet of the 49 Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar as the Finals phase started for most of the ten Olympic classes. In warm spring sunshine the breeze puffed to 18 kts at times to present a new, more physical challenge.
    Only Australia's Mat Belcher and Will Ryan in the Men's 470 and their female counterparts France's Camille Lecointre sailing with Aloise Lecointre sailed the perfect day, both crews unbeaten in the breeze today.


    The full-to-capacity fleet of Lasers and Radials ...
    Published on 03-30-2018 02:31 PM
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    When it came, it came with some style. Today's single race at the Monaco Swan One Design was sailed in stiff breeze, big waves and under blue skies. The perfect combination for a challenging race that put a grin on the face of most competitors. The heavy hitters in each class were Mathilde in ClubSwan 50, Porron IX in Swan 45 and Digital Bravo in ClubSwan 42.
    As for the overall standings after two days and four races, Cuordileone holds a narrow one point advantage over both Mathilde ...
    Published on 03-23-2018 03:45 PM
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    A tasty gallery of select images from the Paul & Shark Dragon Cup Leg 1 being held at
    Yacht Club San Remo in Italy!

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    Published on 03-21-2018 02:06 PM
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    The Britannica HAV reported to be carrying a cargo of 1,955 tonnes of steel. A small oil sheen has been observed in the water surrounding the wreck, according to the Maritime Prefect.

    The captain of the fishing vessel sustained a minor head injury, ...
    Published on 03-17-2018 03:04 PM
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    Ed Wright won his second Finn European title in Cádiz on Saturday after a spectacular medal race in high winds and huge waves that nearly resulted in the race being cancelled. Nicholas Heiner, from the Netherlands, had led all week, but several capsizes and a last place left him with the silver, while Max Salminen, from Sweden did enough to take the bronze, after placing second in the race.

    The Final Race for the rest of the fleet was canceled with sustained gusts well over 30 knots and huge seas. This meant that Nils Theuninck, from Switzerland, ...
    Published on 03-16-2018 01:01 PM
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    Heiner leads Finn fleet into Europeans medal race as Cádiz turns it up again
    March 16, 2018

    Both Nicholas Heiner, from the Netherlands, and Edward Wright, from Britain, are guaranteed medals at the Open and U23 Finn Europeans in Cadiz after the final day of the Opening Series on Friday. The conditions were again exceptional, with Briton, Ben Cornish, winning another race, while Swedish world champion, Max Salminen, moved up to third, with just the medal race to sail.

    In the U23 championship, Nils Theuninck, from Switzerland, returns to the lead, ...
    Published on 03-15-2018 02:40 PM
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    Ben Cornish schooled the Finn fleet in Cádiz on Day 4 of the Open and U23 Finn European Championship with two emphatic race wins in conditions that developed during the day from awesome to epic with huge waves, 20+ knots of wind, as well as something almost unseen so far in Cadiz, the much promised Spanish sunshine. Unfortunately the second race was later abandoned after extensive jury hearings because the first mark was out of position.

    At the top of the Open leaderboard, Nicholas Heiner, from The Netherlands, still leads the Briton, Edward Wright, though now just by two points, while Josh Junior, from New Zealand, is some way ...
    Published on 03-14-2018 02:18 PM
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    Power sailors move up as big breeze arrives at Finn Europeans in Cádiz
    March 14, 2018 Admin News, Press Release
    The breeze finally arrived on the third day of the Open and U23 Finn European Championships in Cádiz, with three testing races in winds building from 15 to 22 knots during the day. Nicholas Heiner, from The Netherlands, extends his lead to nine points from Ed Wright, of Britain. However, Swedish World Champion, Max Salminen, had the best day of anyone and moved up to third overall.


    For the U23 title, the defending champion, Briton, Henry Wetherell took ...
    Published on 03-12-2018 12:35 PM
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    Big waves for big sailors on opening day in Cádiz
    March 12, 2018

    Nicholas Heiner, from The Netherlands, won the only race possible on the opening day of the 2018 Finn European Championships in Cádiz, Spain. Caleb Paine, from the USA, and Facundo Olezza, from Argentina are joint second.

    With 30 U23 sailors, it is the largest youth fleet at the Europeans for some time. 2015 Junior World Champion, Ondrej Teply, from Czech Republic leads from Joan Cardona Mendez, of Spain and Guillaume Boissard, of France.

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    Published on 03-02-2018 11:21 AM
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    Up to 80 boats destroyed as Storm Emma rips through Holyhead Marina
    Millions of pounds of boats sunk or smashed against rocks in hurricane-force winds




    Up to 80 boats have been sunk or wrecked as Storm Emma ripped through Holyhead Marina.
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    Published on 03-01-2018 09:54 AM
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    Iconic Big Wave Surfer Ross-Clarke Jones has been charging Nazare this whole season and surfed giant waves in very dangerous ...
    Published on 01-29-2018 05:38 PM
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    Reschensee, Italy
    29 January 2018

    From 26 – 28 January 2018 Lake Reschen played host for more than 80 Snow Kiters from all over Europe at this years first IKA SnowKite WorldCup stop with Florian Gruber (GER) being the dominating force in both Course Racing and Long Distance discipline








    The first day was all about the Long Distance Race, where 81 Snowkiters fought ...
    Published on 10-24-2017 08:44 AM
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    Rolex Middle Sea Race
    Day Four Report: 1200 CEST | Tuesday 24th October, 2017




    After four days of racing in the Rolex Middle Sea Race, 7 yachts have completed the race, 47 are still racing, and 50 yachts have now officially retired. The brutal conditions in the latter part of the ...
    Published on 10-23-2017 09:19 AM
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    As expected, near gale force winds arrived in the early hours of this morning (Monday) rapidly changing the character of the 38th Rolex Middle Sea Race. To the north of Sicily, yachts are experiencing sustained wind speeds of 30 knots with a significant sea state. Gusts will be higher. The Royal Malta Yacht Club race management team has been busy through the night, monitoring the fleet’s progress. There have been a number ...
    Published on 10-22-2017 12:14 PM
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    Day Two Report | 22 October 2017
    George David's American Maxi, Rambler 88, has made the best of the light breeze dominating the first 24 hours of the 38th*Rolex Middle Sea Race to build a commanding lead over her rivals. Pressing on through the sticky conditions, Rambler had reached Stromboli this afternoon with the majority of the fleet still to pass through the Messina Strait. While the going has been slow so far, gale force winds are still forecast to arrive from the northwest during the small ...
    Published on 10-15-2017 01:52 PM
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    The Nations Trophy is being launched this year and will become a biennial, focal event in the world of Swan One Design activity.

    The Nations Trophy 2017 is the culmination of the Swan One Design European season. It is open to all ClubSwan 50s, Swan 45s and ClubSwan 42s. The event will serve to determine the Swan 45 World Championship, plus the ClubSwan 50 and Swan 42 European Championships. The winner of The Nations Trophy will be determined by taking the scores ...