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    Published on 05-17-2017 10:21 AM
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    The fifth entry to the 2017-18 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race will sail under the name Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag and will represent Hong Kong, it was announced today.

    The campaign will be backed by Seng Huang Lee and Sun Hung Kai & Co., the Hong Kong-based owner of supermaxi yacht ...
    Published on 05-17-2017 09:41 AM
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    Stephen Murray Jr.'s Volvo 70, Warrior finished the 2017 Antigua Bermuda Race on Tuesday 16 May 2017 just after 08 hrs 30 mins ADT, taking Monohull Line Honours and setting the new race record for the Antigua Bermuda ...
    Published on 05-17-2017 09:32 AM
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    EmiratesTeamNZ‏: "Great day for practice racing today. Unfortunately #ETNZ wont be out there. #ThanksBen @AinslieBen"





    EmiratesTeamNZ‏:"Practice race day also ...
    Published on 05-16-2017 02:47 PM
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    The NZ Herald's Dylan Cleaver presents this guide for the haters to hate on the America's Cup!

    There are 10 days until the XXXVth America's Cup. TEN!

    I know what you're thinking. Yep, there's been XXIV of these stupid things already.

    Because you're a hater. And that's okay. There's plenty of room for everyone atop these vast oceans of antipathy.

    You couldn't give a foiling f*** about these high-speed catamarans. And you definitely couldn't give a rat's mast about the privileged brats piloting them around a course set just off an island famous only for two things: shorts worn by fat Americans, and planes that go missing. ...
    Published on 05-16-2017 12:43 PM
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    Quantum Racing, World Champions On Song in Scarlino
    (Tuesday 16th May, Scarlino ) After a long and challenging day on the waters off Scarlino, Tuscany, Quantum Racing the defending champions lead the Rolex TP52 World Championship by virtue of winning the one and only race sailed.

    The planned two-race programme was curtailed by a tit-for-tat battle between a promising NE'ly breeze and the usual thermal SW'ly winds. One initial race track, set up in the NE'ly had to be moved when the SW'ly gained supremacy and came in. A race was started ...
    Published on 05-16-2017 08:13 AM
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    The crew of Lloyd Thornburg's Mod 70' Phaedo 3 crossed the finish line this morning at 04:32:18 AM.

    A new course record! 3D:16H:52M:03S (Awaiting verification)





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    Published on 05-15-2017 12:28 PM
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    Pulling out in the fog from the Long Beach dock in California on Friday May 12 was Lloyd Thornburg and his crew aboard Phaedo^3 headed towards the official start point of the WSSRC Transpacific Record.After waiting for several ...
    Published on 05-15-2017 10:37 AM



    PERCY: IAIN MURRAY IS HUGELY RESPECTED IN OUR SPORT

    Artemis Racing Team Manager and Tactician Iain Percy is one of the most respected men in the global ...
    Published on 05-15-2017 09:59 AM
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    Despite an impressive late charge from their compatriots on Team Tilt, the Jrme Clerc-steered Realteam hung on to its lead to win the GC32 Riva Cup by four points after another three race day held in perfect 10-16 knot conditions on Italy's Lake Garda. Flavio Marazzi's ARMIN STROM Sailing Team managed third place, making the podium of this first event of the 2017 GC32 Racing Tour a 100% Swiss affair.

    Proceedings got underway today with a last round of the GC32 Racing Tour's new ANONIMO Speed Challenge - an opportunity for the crews to eek out the fastest speed from their ...
    Published on 05-15-2017 06:35 AM
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    Things got a little rocky by race 4 at Saturday's StFYC J-105 event. Tom Struttman's Arrived received
    a rude welcoming to the fleet when ...

    Lit! 

    Published on 05-14-2017 09:51 AM
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    Mary McGrath, Rich Pipkins, Thomas*Rankin, Michael*Andrews, Karl*Crawford sending it
    at the OYRA Duxship! It was a barn burner for sure with winds ramping up to the mid to high 20's
    and gusts in the 30's. The ...
    Published on 05-12-2017 09:09 AM
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    Capri, May 11, 2017 - The Rolex Capri Sailing Week sponsored by Rolex and organised by the Yacht Club Italiano, the Circolo del Remo e della Vela Italia, the Circolo Canottieri Aniene and Yacht Club Capri continued today after the mayors welcome and the beautiful cocktail party offered the Yacht Club Capri at the Giardini di Augusto yesterday evening. Stiff ...
    Published on 05-12-2017 08:51 AM
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    Three injured as helicopter crashes during Bacarella landing
    12 May 2017 by Chris Jefferies oat International
    photo Nida j Hhan

    An investigation has begun in Norway after a superyacht ...
    Published on 05-11-2017 02:35 PM
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    21 boats departed Astoria Oregon headed north up the Oregon Coast 193 NM to The Royal Victoria Yacht Club in Victoria BC.
    Below are some selects images of the start and the live tracker. Updates are continuous at : http://www.oregonoffshore.org/







    TRACKER



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    Published on 05-11-2017 10:23 AM
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    Reverse gears are great when the cable does it's job! ...
    Published on 05-11-2017 09:17 AM
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    For when you are just not confident in your neighbors's boat parking skills. ...
    Published on 05-10-2017 12:49 PM
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    Kurt Hoehne's Race To The Straits write up!





    Once again, Sloop Tavern YCs Race to the Straits has outdone itself. One hundred twenty five boats entered the Saturday-Sunday/Seattle-Port Townsend-Seattle, the weather cooperated for the most part and orcas made an appearance. Really, it doesnt get much better than this. The staggered ...
    Published on 05-10-2017 10:29 AM
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    BREAKING NEWS: Team Beau Geste will join the Pac52 Class for 2017 Rolex Big Boat Series and Pac52 Cup!

    Gavin ...
    Published on 05-09-2017 12:04 PM

    Justin Richard Edelman's contribution to making the PAC 52' Class kick thing off in the right direction.

    Check it out!




    This weekend was an incredible weekend on the water with the new PAC52 class. The practice ...
    Published on 05-09-2017 08:24 AM
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    North Technology Group (NTG) has announced the acquisition of the Hall Spars business out of receivership.

    Hall Spars group was founded 37 years ago by Eric Hall in Bristol, Rhode Island and expanded to facilities ...
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