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    Published on 05-05-2016 01:40 PM
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    Joe Harris completed his solo circumnavigation at 08:27:48 EDT, Thursday May 5, 2016 off of Castle Hill in Newport, RI.
    Total days at sea excluding 2 stops for repairs: 152 days, 23 hours, 10 minutes, and 24 seconds.

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    Published on 05-05-2016 10:50 AM
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    05.05.2016

    Thomas Coville came within less than 10 miles of setting a new solo 24-hour distance world record

    Thomas Coville, the hugely experienced skipper of the giant trimaran Sodebo, came within less than 10 miles of setting a new solo 24-hour distance record today as ...
    Published on 05-05-2016 09:22 AM
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    New York, New York
    The 2016 Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series (ACWS) resumes in New York with the second event of the season. Land Rover BAR lie in third place after winning the first event in Oman back in February – the only team to have won two ACWS events in this Cup cycle. The team are just one point behind Oracle Team USA and seven points behind Emirates Team New Zealand.

    New York has a long history and ...
    Published on 05-05-2016 07:27 AM
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    Congratulations to Hamilton, Mass. resident Joe Harris who is about to complete his solo circumnavigation of the ...
    Published on 05-05-2016 07:14 AM
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    Fact of the day...It takes almost an hour to set up and execute a gybe aboard one of the giant Ultimes.

    While the fleet continue to sail south towards the Azores, later the tradewinds are expected to swing north east calling for a series ...
    Published on 05-05-2016 06:53 AM
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    Another World Record (still to be ratified) for Lloyd Thornburg and his crew. From Bermuda to Plymouth in 5 days 11 hours 57 minutes and 17 seconds... Previous record was over 14 days.. They smashed this one.

    The Mod 70' Phaedo set out April 29th on yet ...
    Published on 05-04-2016 06:48 PM
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    Hi everyone! I thought I would get the word out myself before rumors start spreading.

    I have been injury free pretty much my entire ...
    Published on 05-04-2016 01:08 PM
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    "THE WORLD’S MOST BEAUTIFUL amphibious boat, the curves and details of this premium boat have been designed by
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    Published on 05-04-2016 12:29 PM
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    In late April 2016 Draken Harald Hårfagre, the worlds largest viking ship built in modern times, will leave her home port in Haugesund, Norway and sail off for a challenging voyage across the North Atlantic Ocean.

    The aim is to explore and relive one of the most mythological sea voyages – the first transatlantic crossing, and the Viking discovery of the New World, more than a thousand years ago. History tells us about the Viking explorer, Leif Eriksson, who discovered America over 500 ...
    Published on 05-04-2016 10:39 AM
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    04.05.2016

    The battle rages on, two fighting for the top in each class

    Two of the fastest racing machines in sailing are currently lighting up the top of the leaderboard in The Transat bakerly as they rampage across the Atlantic just a few miles apart.

    After two full days of racing in the ...
    Published on 05-04-2016 09:56 AM
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    Joe Harris is nearing the completion of his solo round the world circumnavigation.

    Arrival early AM Thursday.

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    Published on 05-04-2016 09:23 AM
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    The Mod 70' Phaedo set out April 29th on yet another record quest, this time from Bermuda to Plymouth, UK which currently stands at
    14 Days, ...
    Published on 05-04-2016 09:11 AM
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    The Transat bakerly is living up to its reputation as one of the toughest challenges in professional sport

    The Transat bakerly is living up to its reputation as one of the toughest challenges in professional sport, with three of the 24 competitors retiring within the last 24 hours and some fierce ...
    Published on 05-03-2016 09:42 PM
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    Josse en route to Vigo in Galicia, Spain

    On Wednesday May 4th, shortly after midnight and while sailing off Cape Finisterre in 25-30 knots of northeasterly wind, ...
    Published on 05-03-2016 12:39 PM
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    03.05.2016

    The Transat bakerly is already featuring some classic battles.

    A French yachtsman competing in The Transat bakerly solo transatlantic race from Plymouth to New York, was forced to abandon the race today after his boat crashed into a container ship.

    Maxime ...
    Published on 05-03-2016 10:28 AM
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    Gunboat International was sold at auction to GL Yachting USA and the sale is expected to close on Friday.

    Principals at Grand Large Yachting, which consists of French builders Allures Yachting, Garcia ...
    Published on 05-03-2016 09:04 AM
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    The Multi50 rules have evolved recently and now allow the use of different materials when designing sails. This change means Lalou Roucayrol (Arkema), one of Incidence Sails' greatest fans together with his direct competitor, Erwan Le Roux ...
    Published on 05-03-2016 08:04 AM
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    3.05.2016

    First drama in The Transat bakerly 2016

    A French yachtsman competing in The Transat bakerly solo transatlantic race from Plymouth to New York, was forced to abandone the race today after his boat crashed into a container ship. ...
    Published on 05-02-2016 02:14 PM
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    Less than 500 miles to go!

    Hello Friends-

    It has been a bit tumultuous and somewhat frustrating week of squalls and calms since my last post.

    Since officially sailing out of the Trade Wind belt, aka "la la land", and am now firmly back into the reality of the North Atlantic, with all its wonders. My rite of passage occurred Monday night, as ...
    Published on 05-02-2016 11:04 AM
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    History of the Transat


    The 25 boats in The Transat bakerly 2016 fleet set sail today on one of the great races in solo sailing, the 3,050-nautical mile passage across the north Atlantic from Plymouth to New York.

    Spectators both on shore and on the water turned out to watch as the mainly French fleet gathered under grey skies on Plymouth Sound to answer the starter’s gun fired from the decks ...

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