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    Published on 03-03-2015 10:39 AM
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    What a phenomenal event, the AWT Goya Cabo Verde Pro! With strong north easterly winds blowing again, and a dwindling ...
    Published on 03-03-2015 10:30 AM
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    One year ago, the Flying Phantom One Design was presented to the public during the 2013 Paris Boat Show. The success was instantaneous with a unanimous, warm welcome from the press and the sailing community.

    Some weeks after the first sailing sessions occurred, the order book started to fill up with orders from customers around the world. In order to face this high demand, Phantom International recalibrated the production capabilities, while ensuring ...
    Published on 03-03-2015 10:12 AM
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    2015 KiteFoil Gold Cup Tour will kick off in Baja California

    Hydrofoiling Kiteboards will be on display at the world’s premier sailing destinations beginning in March 2015. Marking the second year of hydrofoiling proliferance, kiteboard racing has gained popularity with a variety of athletes. Sailboat racers, ...
    Published on 03-03-2015 09:46 AM

    This week, the fleet is battling across the South China Sea, leaving the sailors wet and exhausted. Two teams take a gamble ...
    Published on 03-03-2015 09:38 AM
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    Congrats to Andrew Macfie and crew on the Olson 30 Hoot who corrected out over the other
    boats in the Red Division to claim the Midwinters Champions of Champions title for the season. The Kirt Brooks
    Trophy is theirs for the year! A little bit on the trophy and the man behind it below, all courtesy
    RYC Racing

    Published on 03-02-2015 11:37 AM
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    The Big Daddy is coming up quick! Dont miss the boat!

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    Published on 03-02-2015 10:17 AM
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    The word on the dock is Oracle Team USA has concluded their AC45 Turbo sessions
    on San Francisco Bay and the vessel is being packed up and shipped to Bermuda ...
    Published on 03-01-2015 09:01 AM
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    That will get your attention. Brad Butler's Sierra 26 Dos gives it's crew a quick and refreshing splash during the Jim Depue Memorial Race hosted by the Port Madison Yacht Club on Bainbridge ...
    Published on 02-28-2015 11:51 AM
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    Eight minutes divides top three after 20 days of sailing

    - Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing go top, just ahead of Caudrelier’s Dongfeng

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand, February 27 – MAPFRE (Xabi Fernández/ESP) emerged victorious despite a pair of major setbacks in Leg 4 following one of the tightest-fought finishes in Volvo Ocean Race history on Saturday night.

    The victory gives ...
    Published on 02-28-2015 11:28 AM
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    Racing in second place in the Barcelona World Race, the Barcelona sailor Guillermo Altadill and Chilean José Muñoz passed Cape Horn (67° 17' 35 W) this morning at 2h12 UTC (3h12 am in Barcelona, 11h12 pm of the 27th of February in Chile), after 58 days, 14 hours and 12 minutes of racing since their start from the Catalan capital on 31 December 2014. As they approached Cape Horn Neutrogena had a taste of the authentic experience in winds of 40 kts and big formed waves as they turned to climb the Atlantic. It is the seventh ...
    Published on 02-27-2015 01:13 PM
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    Dongfeng Race Team, sailing in third position along the coast of New Zealand. Last day of Leg 4.


    The sun rises on New Zealand with a new leader, MAPFRE.

    Published on 02-27-2015 12:28 PM
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    The guys & D&D Racing going through the paces on SF Bay.

    Not a bad way to spend a February Thursday afternoon!


    Published on 02-26-2015 01:11 PM
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    The YRA is hosting an evening with Dave Perry, an expert on sailing racing rules. We hope you'll join us Wednesday, March ...
    Published on 02-26-2015 09:46 AM
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    Emirates Team New Zealand announced today that the Halsey Street, Auckland, base will be fully operational from Monday, March 2.

    Work will start immediately on modifying an AC45 catamaran to foil.

    With the first America’s Cup World Series regatta scheduled to take place at Cagliari, Italy in June, ...
    Published on 02-25-2015 06:28 PM
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    Oracle Was the sole taker on the Central Bay this afternoon for AC 45 Turbo Training.

    Flat flood conditions and winds 12-18 and then picking up late in the day.

    Boat is matching the polars established with the AC 72's...hitting 45.8 knots during the session!

    In comparision the fastest speed of the AC 72 on Emirates Team New Zealand which ...
    Published on 02-25-2015 12:23 PM
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    Dan Morris & David Liebenberg are taking a short break from their Olympic 49er campaign and jumped on the
    Soto 30 Gentoo for last weekend's CYC Midwinters. Here is their write up:

    David and I had a great sail with Paul Dorsey, ...
    Published on 02-25-2015 11:57 AM
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    In its support process Franck Cammas to the highest sporting level, Groupama supports Franck and his team in
    2015 season America's Cup World Series. Today in Lorient, it was the first into the water ...
    Published on 02-24-2015 10:06 PM
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    Cheminées Poujoulat, which has lead the two handed round the world race for 39 days, has passed Cape Horn (67°15 11 W) at 01:00 UTC (02:00 Barcelona time, 22:00 Chilean time).

    In so doing Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam complete their passage ...
    Published on 02-24-2015 09:29 PM
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    "Mid Winter racing is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you are gonna get"
    ~Forrest Gump~
    Skipper of SS Jenny

    Okay, maybe it didn't really go down that way, but Forrest would have acknowledged mid winters
    sailing as a crapshoot on average and forecasting can be, well, less of a science and more of a Ouija Board guestimate as to what may transpire. That being said, The Corinthian Yacht Club of Belvedere's Mid Winters weekend of fun did not live down to the official weather prognosticators drab variable winds, and a roll around Angel Island was not in the cards .

    Going on the hunch that the light northerlies would give way to a more substantial westerlies, the RC raised the postponement flag prior to the 11:55 1st gun and let it ride. And ride it did. The wind filled with a mid spring like blast ...
    Published on 02-24-2015 05:47 PM
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    Lloyd Thornburg's MOD 70, Phaedo3 crossed the finish line in Antigua at 20:35:30 AST on 25th February 2015 in an elapsed time of 1 day, 9 hours, 35 minutes and 30 seconds.

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