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    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- There was no distress signal or mayday call when the skipper of this sailboat James LeBlanc lost control of the vessel before it washed ashore at Baker Beach in San ...
    Published on 02-21-2019 12:25 PM
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    The sailing vessel, No Worries, capsizing Feb. 21, 2019 near Key Largo, Florida. After receiving a distress call from the crew of the ...
    Published on 02-21-2019 11:29 AM
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    David & Peter Askew (USA) racing their Volvo 70 Wizard have taken Monohull Line Honours in the RORC Caribbean 600 crossing the finish line on Wednesday 20 February at 07:08:44 AST in an elapsed time of 1d 19h 38m 44s. Wizard has set the bar for the overall win under IRC for the RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy.

    “This race is one that my brother and I have always wanted to do because it is one of the great ocean races now, even though it is a fairly young one,” commented ...
    Published on 02-21-2019 10:41 AM
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    The 12 Metre Pre-Worlds Regatta and 12 Metre World Championship (organized by the International Twelve Metre Association (ITMA) America’s Fleet and hosted by Ida Lewis Yacht Club and the 12 Metre Yacht Club) promises the largest-ever gathering of historic 12 Metre yachts ...
    Published on 02-21-2019 10:12 AM




    First finishers in Antigua: Maserati Multi 70 skippered by Giovanni Soldini (ITA) crossed the finish line of the RORC Caribbean 600 at 20:49:00 AST on ...
    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 02-20-2019 10:42 AM
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    Karma, Maxi Dolphin MD75 by Mills





    The brand new Maxi Dolphin MD75 by Mills has left the yard in Erbusco on Friday, 8th February destination Varazze on western Ligurian coast, where she will be launched for the first time.

    Once passed the first tests, this cruiser/racer sailing yacht will be moved to Genoa where Maxi Dolphin's team will step the mast. Then, the Maxi Dolphin MD75 will be sailed to Lavagna, ...
    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 02-14-2019 02:37 PM
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    Auckland, New Zealand - 15th February 2019

    In late August 2012, a grainy photo of a boat emerged online.

    Most hardened America’s Cup followers will clearly remember the image that was the talk of the sailing world for many weeks. A high angle shot, looking down on a giant 72 foot red and black Emirates Team New Zealand catamaran seemingly flying above the waters of the Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour.

    Debate raged:
    “OMG photoshopped of course,”

    “Can't be foiling - anyone can see from that picture they're simply launched off a wave.” ...
    Published on 02-12-2019 04:12 PM
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    The New Zealand Herald'sPaul Lewis writes:



    Up to three of the six challengers for the 2021 America's Cup in Auckland are the target of legal action to be heard by the Cup's arbitration panel.

    Emirates Team New Zealand yesterday released a brief statement confirming the panel will address a "case under way involving applications ...
    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 ...

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