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    Published on 11-20-2018 02:51 PM
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    https://www.pbs.org/video/american-experience-pilgrims/



    Explore the converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across ...
    Published on 11-20-2018 02:37 PM
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    Thomas Coville, the veteran French solo offshore ocean racing sailor, today became the third skipper in the ULTIME class to finish ...
    Published on 11-20-2018 10:20 AM
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    The skipper Amiens Pierre Antoine today signed his second victory in the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe, after his success in 2006 in Class3, won on the small trimaran of 12.18 m Friends & Lovers (Today in the hands of Franois ...
    Published on 11-20-2018 10:13 AM
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    For his first participation in the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe, Yoann Richomme, 35, signs a masterful victory. First Class40 in Pointe--Pitre, the skipper of Veedol-AIC cut the line at 17 hours ...
    Published on 11-20-2018 09:48 AM
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    Japan SailGP Team ready to supercharge Japanese sailing with SailGP season one title challenge

    Japan SailGP Team prepares for February start with an eye on Japans next generation of sailors

    Team featuring talented Japanese sailors to be helmed by Olympic champion Nathan Outteridge
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    Published on 11-19-2018 11:50 AM
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    Little Known US Naval Facts:

    The U. S. S. Constitution (Old Ironsides), as a combat vessel, carried 48,600 gallons of fresh water for her crew of 475 officers and men. This was sufficient to last six ...
    Published on 11-19-2018 10:29 AM
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    18ft Skiffs
    Spring Championship, Race 7
    Sunday, 18 November, 2018
    Sydney Harbour




    Simon Nearn's R Marine Pittwater took out today's final race of the Spring Championship series on Sydney Harbour today, but it was the young Rag & Famish team which became the 2018 champion when the team finished just one point ahead of Finport Finance after seven action-packed 3-Buoys races.

    Although the race was sailed in a light Easterly breeze, which faded over the latter ...
    Published on 11-17-2018 01:45 PM
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    Paul Meilhat crossed the finish line in Pointe--Pitre on Friday at 20 h 23 '18 s (Guadeloupe time) after 12 days, 11 hours, 23 minutes and 18 seconds of racing, at 11.83 knots. average (on the great circle). In total, he traveled 4451 miles at an average of 14.87 knots (on the water).

    Given the 24-hour penalty imposed by the international jury on Alex Thomson for having started his engine ...
    Published on 11-17-2018 11:38 AM
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    Right Side Up And Upside Down

    On Friday, the second day of competition for the 11th St. Barth Cata Cup, the weather conditions made life difficult, not only for the race committee, which had to adapt the schedule in relationship to passing rain showers, and as a result could not start the days race until 3:30pm, but also for the racers who had to cope with winds between 20 and 25 knots and chaotic seas ...
    Published on 11-17-2018 10:58 AM
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    Charisma cleans up in big conditions Cascais
    How things can change. After two light days but with a comparatively large Atlantic swell running, an aggressive-looking cold front off the Portugese coast looked set to make racing impossible on the penultimate day of the RC44 Cascais Cup. However while the skies were overcast and an evil, boat slapping confused sea was running, and the wind built into the mid-20s ...
    Published on 11-16-2018 03:11 PM
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    November 11, 2018

    Day 38

    Noon Position: 34 55S 122 07W

    Course(t)/Speed(kts): SExE 8

    Wind(t/tws): SW 25 28

    Sea(t/ft): SW 12

    Sky: Rain. Low and gray

    10ths Cloud Cover: 10

    Bar(mb): 1004, rising

    Cabin Temp(f): 66

    Water Temp(f): 60

    Relative Humidity(%): 75

    Sail: Triple reef in main and #2 genoa, hard reaching

    Noon-to-Noon Miles Made Good (nm): 142

    Miles since departure: 4900

    Avg. Miles/Day: 129








    Ran all night on main and #2, both triple reefed, taking wind on starboard quarter as the low came on slowly and steadily. By first light, it was blowing a resolute 33 knots, and Mo was hard pressed with so much sail aft. I dressed and dropped the main. This eased Mos complaint, but without the pressure on the main ...
    Published on 11-16-2018 09:20 AM
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    There has been a huge upset in the race between the IMOCAs. Comfortably leading the Route du Rhum and on his way to a clear victory, British sailor, Alex Thomson ran aground last night at the foot of a cliff in the north of Grande-Terre (Guadeloupe), just 75 miles from the finish. To get his Hugo Boss out of this predicament and away from the rocks, the British skipper was forced to use his engine. While he was the first to cross the finish line at 1210 hrs ...
    Published on 11-15-2018 09:41 PM
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    Alex Thomson Racing is currently managing a developing incident, which occurred during La Route du Rhum: Destination ...
    Published on 11-15-2018 04:09 PM
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    Blessed with bright Caribbean sunshine and a 20-knot trade wind for the final passage around the island of Basse Terre, French solo skipper Armel Tripon today won the Multi50 class in the 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe.

    The 43-year-old solo ocean racing veteran from Nantes crossed the finish line off Pointe--Pitre ...
    Published on 11-15-2018 11:01 AM
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    Round the County, All in a Northerly
    by Kurt Hoehne www.sailish.com

    For many of us, Round the County (RTC) race in the San Juans is the best of times and the worst of times, with one day having breeze and the next, none. Or, doing well one day and not the next. This year, the wind gods (Bruce Hedrick among them) decided on a relatively light two-day northerly for the race this past weekend.
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    Published on 11-15-2018 09:41 AM
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    An operation is under way to rescue Lalou Roucayrol, the French skipper who capsized 1,000 nautical miles east of Guadeloupe early yesterday morning (Wednesday).

    The plan to recover Roucayrol from the upturned Multi50, Arkema, will involve fellow Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe ...
    Published on 11-15-2018 08:59 AM
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    It is shortly after midnight in Europe that Alex Thomson is expected off Tte l'Anglais island to the north of Basse-Terre. He will then have the tricky task of sailing around Guadeloupe. The skipper of Hugo Boss appears to have a lead over his rivals ...
    Published on 11-13-2018 02:48 PM
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    Ray Roberts gets better every day and has now manoeuvred BoomEgg - JoyOurs Team to just two points off the lead in the hotly contested Beneteau 40.7 at the China Cup International Regatta in Shenzhen. The Australian veteran of many Rolex Sydney Hobart Races scored 2,1 in some beautiful, windy, wavy conditions in Daya Bay, and now sits just two points behind the leader, Wanhang Longcheer. The Longcheer crew notched up the reverse numbers ...
    Published on 11-13-2018 01:55 PM
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    FRENCH UPDATE 13/11/2018 : #GGR2018

    Apart from Tapio Lehtinen, pushed in the middle of the Sea of Tasmin by a strong ...
    Published on 11-13-2018 12:47 PM
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    UPDATE FROM BOIRS 13/11/18 at 13:00 PART 1:

    Why did Malizia sail this strange curve last night ? Problems with the kite ? Yes. To put this first: no scratch on the sail. Its in its bag and stacked. But that didnt look a likely end of the scenario for a frightening hour.

    Unfortunately, I have lost a lot of miles but not all due to the incident. We were still just transitioning ...

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