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    Published on 03-29-2021 08:24 AM
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    The mammoth cargo ship blocking one of the world’s most vital maritime arteries was wrenched from the shoreline and finally set free on Monday, raising hopes that traffic could soon resume in the Suez Canal and limit the economic fallout of the disruption

    Salvage teams, working on land and water for six days and nights, were ultimately assisted by forces more powerful than any machine rushed to the scene: the moon and the tides.

    The ship was ultimately set ...
    Published on 03-25-2021 10:02 AM
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    Canary Islands become a prelude to the Olympic Games

    The Spanish team continues to dominate the Lanzarote International Regatta, with Canary Islander Tara Pacheco and Catalan Florian Trittel holding first place in Nacra 17, plus Cantabrian Diego Botín and Galician Iago López topping the 49er. Could we see the same result in Tokyo 2020?

    Finland (Nacra 17), Ireland (49er) and Belgium (49er FX) are the European countries that will be competing for an Olympic pass in the Canary Islands. The Medal Race will be broadcast live simultaneously on the Olympic Channel and World Sailing media channels, in addition to the Lanzarote International Regatta.

    The Canary Islands have given us a beautiful day of racing with ...
    Published on 04-28-2020 09:31 AM
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    52 SUPER SERIES Fleet Is On the Move and Heading Home
    (Tuesday 28th April, Cape Town) – After what has proven to be the biggest challenge in logistics since the start of the 52 SUPER SERIES, the TP52 fleet is back at sea, heading “home” to the Mediterranean from Cape Town, South Africa aboard the 120m ...
    Published on 03-13-2020 12:32 PM
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    Another event joins the cavalcade of cancellations in the sailing world as the pandemic
    continues to spread... ...
    Published on 03-05-2020 09:35 AM
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    Azzurra On the Cusp of Cape Town Success
    (Thursday 5th March, Cape Town) – As predicted, the Cape Doctor, Cape Town’s renowned strong, local south-easterly wind came in for the penultimate day of racing at the first event of the 2020 season – the Odzala Discovery Camps 52 SUPER SERIES V&A Waterfront Cape Town regatta – to produce some thrilling racing.

    Published on 03-03-2020 04:40 PM
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    Azzurra Stay Clear of Cape Town’s Twists and Turns to Lead

    (Tuesday 3rd March, Cape Town) – Technical breakdowns unsettled Hasso Plattner’s Phoenix 11 team as the 2019 circuit champions Azzurra maintained their consistent form to overhaul the local Cape Town favourites who drop to second place after four races have been sailed at the Odzala Discovery Camps 52 SUPER SERIES V&A Waterfront – Cape Town regatta.

    After a solid win in Race 3, the first of today, Phoenix 11 maintained their points advantage ...
    Published on 03-02-2020 08:13 AM
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    Race 1 – Home Team Phoenix 11 Take First Win

    Hasso Plattner and the South African flagged team on Phoenix 11 made a dream start to the Odzala Discovery Camps 52 SUPER SERIES V&A Waterfront – Cape Town, the first event of 2020, when they led Race 1 from the start to score a dream win.

    Racing with four key native South Africans on board and Peter Holmberg and Andy Horton in the afterguard, Phoenix 11 stuck to their strategy, starting smartly off the pin end of the start line to establish an early lead that allowed them to own ...