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    Published on 08-31-2016 09:20 AM
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    Ride along with the Kiteboat Crew as they bash through offshore and in shore swell
    using their dialed in T foils...

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    Published on 08-30-2016 03:58 PM
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    DNA’s first 46ft F4 foiling catamaran heads to the USA.

    Lelystad, The Netherlands: (12 August 2016) After eight months of hard work, we have splashed and shipped the F4 for sea trials and commissioning in the United States. Our project partners ...
    by Published on 08-30-2016 09:40 AM
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    On the 25th to the 28th of August 25 teams took on a 4 day sail racing and navigation challenge with their Formula 18 catamarans. The raid is a mix of sport, nature and adventure in the perfect F18-playground; the stunning Stockholm Archipelago. It is the largest archipelago in Europe with 36.000 rocks, skerries and islands and the most difficult one for navigation. There are still islands and groups ...
    Published on 08-30-2016 08:46 AM
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    The Danish hamlet of Hornbæk welcomed around 76 of the world’s best Dragon teams for this year’s Gold Cup – one of the world’s most prestigious regattas. Perched on the northern coast of the capital island Zealand – or Sealand as some prefer to call it, Hornbaek’s hosting of the Hamlet Dragon Gold Cup 2016 is the latest in a string of Dragon championships to be held off the coast of this small but vibrant sailing community.

    A strong sailing triumvirate - Hornbaek Boat Club, ...
    Published on 08-29-2016 09:59 AM
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    Carnage at Carnac on Day Three

    The Carnac Yacht Club was filled with a sense of purpose this morning. Boats were quickly rigged, and rigorously checked for any signs of wear which could lead to a breakage. Whilst all this was going on, whitecaps were beginning to develop across the bay, and the conditions were shaping up for what would later be referred to by Andrew Perry as a "big boys ...
    Published on 08-28-2016 10:54 AM
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    Scarlino, Italy - The last day of competition in Scarlino came to a dramatic close with two final races and Michael Illbruck on Pinta with tactician John Kostecki, and crew Federico Michetti becoming the 2016 Melges 20 World Champions! Hosted by Marina di Scarlino/Club Nautico ...
    Published on 08-28-2016 10:33 AM
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    2016 VR Sport.TV International 14 World Championships – Day 1

    The first day of the 2016 VR Sport.TV International 14 World Championship was a demonstration of why this is one of the most popular development classes in the world. Just under eighty boats are registered and with strong contingents from across the globe including Australia, USA, Germany and the UK.

    The fleet launched into a brisk, gusty 12-15 knot offshore breeze, and the competitors flew down wind through the lobsterpots to the starting ...
    Published on 08-26-2016 02:23 PM
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    TEN NATIONS REPRESENTED IN THE EIGHTH VENDÉE GLOBE:

    The internationalisation of the Vendée Globe is clearly underway. Out of the 28 skippers registered and so far qualified, nine come from outside of France. In all, four continents and ten nations are represented in this eighth edition: France, Spain, Hungary, the United States, Britain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Japan, New Zealand and Ireland. This is the most eclectic line-up ever for the non-stop solo round the world ...
    Published on 08-26-2016 09:46 AM
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    The penultimate day of the Australian Yachting Championship battle among the four fleets contesting the standalone series at Hamilton Island played out in 12 – 15 knots SSE wind, gusting up to 19.

    All Audi Hamilton Island Race Week fleets contested passage races of varying lengths around the islands and this afternoon two of the championship divisions are being controlled by New Zealand sailing teams - ...
    Published on 08-26-2016 08:53 AM
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    Italy's Kite Foiler Rikki Leccese set a new course record in the Ronstan Bridge to Bridge with a time
    of 10 minutes and 31 seconds elapsed, knocking 1minute and 29 seconds off ...
    Published on 08-26-2016 08:48 AM
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    Phoenix will compete at the TP52 World Championships in Mahón, Menorca.

    Experienced American owner Richard Cohen will compete at the TP52 World Championships in Mahón, Menorca, with Phoenix, which will be skippered by Paul ...
    Published on 08-25-2016 12:54 PM
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    Scarlino, Italy - The Melges 20 World Championship officially got underway today hosted by Marina di Scarlino/Club Nautico Scarlino.

    The most interesting aspect of Day One is that the initial names are cast for the title of World Champion, and with the first three races on the scoreboard each played with a mistral breeze of 10-14 knots, nothing is ever guaranteed. In fact, it will be a hard fought ...
    Published on 08-24-2016 02:51 PM
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    image © Christophe LE Bohec



    From August 21st to September 02nd, 2016 the Carnac Yacht Club will be pleased to host the VRSport International 14 World Championships (I14). Between 80 and 90 crews from around the world are expected. Appeared in the ...
    Published on 08-24-2016 09:23 AM
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    North Kiteboarding introduces the next step in Kite Boarding, a control bar the allow the user to control
    the trim of the kite via the bar, enabling sailor power ...
    Published on 08-24-2016 09:05 AM
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    Justin Chisholm of Sail Racing Magazine
    interviews Anthony Kouton of GC32 Argo Racing on the rigours of life on the GC32 Circuit.




    Although the GC32 Class might not get the sort of media attention it’s larger cousins in the America’s Cup attract, fielding 11 teams on the European GC32 Racing Tour makes it the biggest fleet of large high-performance foiling multihulls in the world, ...
    Published on 08-24-2016 08:56 AM
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    Ian Thompson from Yacht Boat News authors a piece on the
    unique attributes to the Around Australia Yacht Race scheduled to happen in 2017



    A regatta has a rest day, Around Oz has pit stops

    As thousands of sailors are today (and yesterday for that matter) are enjoying the luxuries of Hamilton ...
    Published on 08-23-2016 10:03 AM
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    The main hull of the new 30 meter Maxi Ultime Banque Populaire arrives in Lorient!



    After being manufactured in Southampton, the central hull of the Maxi Banque Populaire IX ...
    Published on 08-22-2016 11:15 AM
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    The United States finally invaded Canada on Sunday, although the trespassing flotilla of dinghies, inner tubes and rafts was hardly the kind of invasion force one might expect.

    Strong winds disrupted the annual Port Huron Float Down on the American side of the St. ...
    Published on 08-22-2016 11:01 AM
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    In addition to structural engineering of Reichel/Pugh designed yachts, R/P also offers engineering design services to companies in the shipbuilding industry and beyond. Reichel/Pugh ...
    Published on 08-22-2016 10:27 AM
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    New Zealand's Stuff reports on a tragic event in the South Pacific, 1/2 way between Fiji and New Zealand that claimed the lives of 2 Kiwi Sailors. Auckland boat-builder Nick Saull was hit by the rigging and killed, and another man, Stephen Forno was lost at sea.




    The man missing after a high seas yachting ...

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