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    Published on 04-17-2015 07:54 PM
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    4 British women are about to embark on an 8,000 mile voyage in a 28' ocean rowing platform, starting in San Francisco and ending in Australia.More on this incredible expedition ...
    Published on 04-17-2015 08:59 AM
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    Now we have the mast and the boat in the same place and all the technical equipment (and hands) we need, it’s now only a matter of time. However time is not on our side and eventually time is the only thing that will make the difference between having a boat and crew on the start line and having a boat and crew on the start line that is 100% ...
    Published on 04-17-2015 08:30 AM
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    Nandor Fa and Conrad Colman found themselves trapped in a sticky situation yesterday as they approached the Straits of Gibraltar on the Moroccan coast. In the darkness they strayed into a maze of fishing nets which, ...
    Published on 04-16-2015 09:23 PM



    Was part of the production a few weeks back with the filming crew for Garmin and their new POV camera that blows the competition away.... ...
    Published on 04-16-2015 09:40 AM
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    The little known sail making Amish Sailmaker Yoder Sails & Awnings have devised the latest in sailmaking technology,
    The Singer Peloton 1500. The ...
    Published on 04-16-2015 08:50 AM
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    Jorg Riechers (GER) and Sebastien Audigane (FRA) brought their Barcelona World Race to an end today (Thursday) when they sailed Renault Captur across the finish line off the Catalan capital's landmark W-Hotel at 11:35:22hrs ...
    Published on 04-15-2015 05:13 PM
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    Another serving of clear skies and classic trade winds made it a very good day for promoting racing in the Caribbean, and Les Voiles de St. Barth organizers capitalized on the stellar conditions with a decision to “go big” on the regatta’s second day of racing. Making good on an earlier promise to give the largest, fastest boats here a new ...
    Published on 04-15-2015 05:06 PM
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    The Readers Digest Unabashed Short Attention Span Edition: Saw the Wheeler Deep Water fleet headed to Harding for Race 1,
    but had to catch the finishers of the DHLS 1st. Then attempted to catch the back end of the fleet, while battling the last bit o ebb...
    Kinda like a dog chasing its tail...



    Ventured over to City of Bezerekely course for enough time to catch ...
    Published on 04-15-2015 09:38 AM
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    The 49er class is calling all world class sailing venues to bid for future 49er and 49erFX World Championships. With a tight sailing calendar we have highlighted the dates that make sense and call request that any venues wishing to hold a future World Championship ...
    Published on 04-15-2015 09:16 AM
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    Propeller Rope Cutter's all look good in theory. But nobody wants to find themselves in a compromising position where they need
    to find out if the one attached to their prop shaft is really going to perform. Yachting Monthly's Emrhys Barrell put a variety of them to
    the test.

    Check it out!





    How rope cutters work

    There are at least eight different ...
    Published on 04-14-2015 05:15 PM
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    RECORDS ARE MEANT TO BE BROKEN

    Newport-Bermuda Record is the Next Goal for Lending Club 2

    NEWPORT, R.I. (14 April 2015) – Just two weeks ago the maxi-trimaran Lending Club 2 set a new world sailing speed record on the English Channel: from Cowes, on ...
    Published on 04-14-2015 05:08 PM
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    Les Voiles de St. Barth: Starting off Just Right With winds whipping briskly at 15-20 knots, it was a lively show on the water for opening day of Les Voiles de St. Barth. After an equally lively opening party held on the Quay General de Gaulle last night, 70 teams in 10 classes were raring to begin what they ...
    Published on 04-14-2015 01:07 PM
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    Earlier this year, the 1st stop of The Kite Foil Gold Cup was held in La Venta, Baja Mexico.
    The Kite Foil Gold Cup was loaded with international talent and a large variety of board and foiling
    combinations from around the globe. Short, skinny, rounded edges, blunt noses, pointed tails, you name it,
    but nothing, stood out like Adam Koch's entry, the conceptual Raptor which was completed just days before
    contest time. Adam is back on Maui now where internet speeds are faster than the escargot pace of Baja and
    sends us this report in the board!







    PD:
    Adam,
    You
    ...
    Published on 04-14-2015 11:35 AM
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    This week, the sailors endure the cold and humidity of the tough Southern Ocean. The fleet conveys together again as the boats ...
    Published on 04-14-2015 08:43 AM
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    Hitting speeds in excess of 20 knots is not a bad way to start your Monday ...
    Published on 04-13-2015 01:46 PM
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    Seattle's Corinthian Yacht Club hosted what would appear to be the equivalent of The Big Dinghy
    regatta over the weekend, in the form of the Puget Sound Spring Regatta, small boat edition. 505's Lasers, Hobie 16's
    J-24's, Stars & Snipes all competing in one design fashion with 9-10 races spread out over 2 days. ...
    Published on 04-13-2015 01:39 PM
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    Bristol, Rhode Island has been known as one of the centers of the maritime world. The small town has a long history of boat building and today still has its fingerprint in the boating world.

    But now, a company from Bristol is helping build the ...
    Published on 04-13-2015 11:43 AM
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    ITAJAÍ, Brazil, April 13 – Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA) breathed a huge sigh of relief on Monday after the boat arrived in Itajaí right on schedule ready for the refit of a new mast.

    It has been a long journey for the stricken boat since the top of its mast ...
    Published on 04-12-2015 05:59 PM
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    The 70 nm Border Run has lots going for it. Sun, warm waters, a down hill course, sponsors, lots of entries and somewhat simple logistics.

    The only thing missing in ...
    Published on 04-12-2015 02:01 PM
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    White Trash does the Moore Fleet proud, winning the 2015 DHLS on corrected time!


    The fast and furious ocean contests of 2015 continues off the San Francisco Coast, this time, the Island Yacht Club's
    Double Handed Light Ship Regatta, a 25nm jaunt from the Golden Gate Yacht Club out to the SF Entrance Buoy and back
    was a quick one, with the 1st boat boat, Peter Stoneberg's Prosail ...

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