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    Published on 04-20-2018 03:44 PM
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    If you have never heard of a Starling Dinghy, you are not alone.

    It was not until a few reports from Livesaildie crossed our monitor
    that we were even aware. But in New Zealand they are a quite popular stepping stone for teens to utilize whilst in their formative
    years, a nice, inexpensive trainer for those tweener years.

    Published on 04-20-2018 02:45 PM
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    A toy pirate ship launched by two young brothers from Aberdeenshire, Scotland has sailed the high seas to Scandinavia. It is now braving the rough seas of the southern Atlantic in a bid to make it all the way to the Americas

    Ollie Ferguson, eight, and Harry, five, from Turriff, ...
    Published on 04-20-2018 11:29 AM
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    Congressional Cup Gives Sailors & Spectators A Taste Of The Wild, Wild, West

    Day2 LONG BEACH, CALIF 19 APRIL 2018 - - More round-ups than a Western movie thrilled spectators, and challenged competitors, on Day Two of the Long Beach Yacht Club Congressional Cup regatta. Dean Barker (USA) and Team American Magic continued to hold the reins at the top of the leaderboard, as racing continued into the second Round Robin.

    As the breeze rocketed up to 18 knots, there were wipe-outs, collisions and protests ...
    Published on 04-20-2018 09:16 AM
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    News from the shores of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia

    A severe thunderstorm that hit the Hunter last night caused carnage at Belmont 16 Footers yacht club, with strong winds tossing ...
    Published on 04-19-2018 02:05 PM
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    Team SHK/Scallywag pulled up to the dock at the bustling Itajaí Race Village at mid-afternoon on Thursday, completing its delivery trip from the west coast of Chile.

    The boat had previously made landfall in Chile after retiring from Leg 7 following the loss of crew member John Fisher, with a delivery crew taking on the task of getting the boat to Itajaí.

    Now the team is in a race against time to be ready for the Leg 8 to Newport, Rhode Island on Sunday afternoon.

    Neil Cox, the Head of the Boatyard, ...
    Published on 04-18-2018 10:57 PM
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    An Environmental Rescue Startup out of Alameda California has developed a technology
    that just may well rid us of the Pacific Gyre and other open ocean debris fields forever!

    Published on 04-18-2018 10:47 AM
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    Towed since Sunday, the Maxi Banque Populaire joined late yesterday the port of Casablanca after traveling the 130 miles that separated it from the coast.
    The technical ...
    Published on 04-18-2018 09:15 AM
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    Prepare yourselves, Scallywags, because the Scallywag Delivery Team are roughly 200nm away from Itajai!

    Currently located at ...
    Published on 04-17-2018 02:08 PM
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    17 April 2018
    ​John Williams, Owner of Ranger, Passes Away

    The J Class is deeply saddened by the news that John A Williams, the enthusiastic owner of Ranger, passed away suddenly on Monday, 16th April.

    John, ...
    Published on 04-17-2018 01:42 PM
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    From The Star Weekly

    A member of the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria at Williamstown has died during a prestigious annual event held in gusty conditions on Port Phillip Bay.

    Crew members from other yachts scrambled to save Max Peters, after he fell overboard in rough seas and strong winds on Sunday.

    Sandringham Yacht Club had been hosting ...
    Published on 04-17-2018 01:17 PM
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    A COMPANY director has been crushed to death by his own 29ft sailing yacht after it fell on him.

    The 56-year-old man had been carrying out general repairs beneath the half-tonne ...
    Published on 04-17-2018 01:01 PM
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    https://www.sciencealert.com Reports

    Scientists Have Accidentally Created a Mutant Enzyme That Eats Plastic Waste
    This could be a solution to our plastic addiction.

    They found the first ones in Japan. Hidden in the soil at a plastics recycling plant, researchers unearthed a microbe that had evolved to eat the soda bottles dominating its habitat, after you ...
    Published on 04-17-2018 10:28 AM
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    An even 100 shorthanded crews signed for the Single Handed Sailing Society's
    "Round The Rocks" race on Saturday. A 19.3 nm jaunt from the Berkeley Circle, up and over
    "The Rock" Alcatraz, and up to Harding Rock and then north the Bothers, leaving all to starboard,
    then back south leaving Red Rock to port and finishing in the Potrero Reach at the RYC Race Platform.

    Conditions were as expected, light to medium at start with winds in the ...
    Published on 04-16-2018 12:32 PM
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    Best caption(s) gets an XL Pressure-Drop Tee...

    ENTER HERE!! ...
    Published on 04-16-2018 10:21 AM
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    Niklas Zennström's new Carkeek designed Fast40 RAN built at Carrington Boats in Hythe UK, Readies for the launch.

    Published on 04-16-2018 09:44 AM
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    By James on 16 Apr. 2018
    A record-sized fleet of foiling catamarans is set to descend on Lake Garda in northern Italy at the end of next month where crews from across the globe will fight to become the first ever World Champion in the GC32 one design foiling catamaran class. This first official World Championship has ...
    Published on 04-16-2018 08:19 AM
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    Vestas 11th Hour Racing arrives into Itajaí
    The blue boat docked into Brazil on Monday after being delivered from the Falkland Islands under jury rig
    April 16, 2018
    14:23 UTC
    Text by Jonno Turner

    Vestas 11th Hour ...
    Published on 04-15-2018 10:47 AM
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    In Saturday’s final act for Les Voiles de Saint-Barth Richard Mille, the 25 – 27 knot winds with gusts in the low 30s and big seas, took their place on center stage to create a spectacular finish for the 9th edition.

    The Maxi and Multihull classes raced 28 miles, while CSA 1 and 2 covered 22 miles, and CSA 3 fought it out over a course of 18 miles. These robust conditions were helpful to some and complicated life for others, resulting in some major changes in the standings. Yet at the end, there ...
    Published on 04-15-2018 10:26 AM
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    An extra race on Saturday due to Sunday forecast

    Concern about what Sunday might bring made Saturday all the more important at Sperry Charleston Race Week 2018. Forecasts call for a front to move through town and there is no way to predict how much racing will be completed on the final day. As the skies darkened over Charleston Harbor on Saturday evening, the leaders had to feel good about their position while the followers were hoping for an opportunity to change the final standings.

    “We’re still in the hunt. Hopefully, we’ll get two or three more races tomorrow and be able to improve our position,” said Savasana skipper Brian Keane, who holds fourth place in J/70 class.

    Plans had called for the J/70 fleet to conduct three races ...
    Published on 04-14-2018 08:31 AM
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    Champagne Conditions on Day One
    J/24 skipper Tony Parker called it “champagne conditions” and it would be hard to argue with that assessment.

    Mother Nature delivered in a big way on the first day of Sperry Charleston Race Week with action getting underway in strong winds, sunny skies and warm temperatures.

    Ten of the 11 classes competing on the four inshore circles were able to complete four races in winds that ranged from 12 to 16 knots and swung from south to slightly southwest. The lone exception was the highly competitive J/70 class, which did three races at the request of the sailors.

    Because there are 66 boats in J/70, ...

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