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    Published on 02-11-2019 02:32 PM
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    The Story of our First Sail
    The Eagle Class 53 sailed for the first time with its Hybrid wing and jib in a gentle 8 knots of breeze on flat water off the island of St Thomas in the USVI recently.
    A project that began four years ago has now come to fruition for Tommy Gonzalez of Fast Forward Composites.
    They have ...
    Published on 02-10-2019 03:25 PM
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    Forecast models for Saturday's Mid-Winter races on SF Bay indicated yet another cold storm blowing in,
    with gusty winds in the 20's to low 30's, and cells producing sudden shifts with brief heavy downpours,
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    Published on 02-10-2019 10:43 AM
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    Big fun at the M32 Regatta in Miami over the weekend.

    Details slow to emerge, stay tuned






















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    Published on 02-10-2019 09:37 AM
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    30 Days of marine traffic on SF Bay captured on one graph.

    Cargo ships and Tankers clearly stay in defined lines.
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    Published on 02-09-2019 03:31 PM
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    Meteorologist Tom Skilling sounds the alarm!



    Hawaii is facing monster waves and high winds in the next few days. A powerhouse "Kona low" (described below) is behind the meteorological and oceanic mayhem. The storm is threatening huge waves--some as high as 60 feet high on north-facing shores--along with powerful ...
    Published on 02-08-2019 09:57 AM



    Some intense moments caught on digital file from the J-97 in Dublin Ireland ...
    Published on 02-08-2019 09:08 AM
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    Maserati Multi 70 and Giovanni Soldini are ready for the RORC Caribbean 600

    A new challenge for the Italian trimaran after two months in the boatyard:





    The race will start on February 18th

    Following a positive ...
    Published on 02-07-2019 12:38 PM
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    TERMINOUS — A three-alarm fire destroyed a large commercial building at the Tower Park Marina late Tuesday evening.

    Reports of a large fire were made at about 9:11 p.m., ...
    Published on 02-07-2019 09:50 AM
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    Five contenders for the 2020 Vendée Globe: that crucial diversity

    With the announcement that Banque Populaire is working alongside Clarisse Crémer, there are now five women hoping to take part in the next Vendée Globe, as she will be joining Sam Davies, Isabelle Joschke, Alexia Barrier and the British sailor, Pip Hare. Such a female line-up would be an outright record in the history of the race, which has seen seven women compete in eight editions. They have been fairly successful, as six of them completed the race.



    Alexia Barrier


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    Published on 02-07-2019 08:51 AM
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    Shortly after arriving into Fremantle on Wednesday morning (French time) Yann Guichard, the skipper of Spindrift 2, spoke about the situation that led to the team's retirement from their Jules Verne Trophy record attempt, following the breakage of the boat's starboard rudder stock.



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    Published on 02-06-2019 03:35 PM
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    We had heard that the owner of Svea was going to take a sabbatical from sailing for a year and the crews on Svea and the
    Mod 70 Orion were now seeking new gigs to keep them on the water and out of trouble, but the just announced listing of
    Svea most likely means the end of the road. The J-Class showed a lot of promise 2 years ago when 9 J-Class boats were afloat
    and it seemed like the parade of ...
    Published on 02-06-2019 10:01 AM
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    It was a typical Biscayne Bay kind of day; sunshine and breeze going from 6-7 knots in the morning up to 10-12 in the afternoon. Three races were sailed as scheduled, thanks to a great job by the Race Committee with PRO Carl Schellbach, and the 36 teams, with their ’30 and under’ skippers who really enjoyed the second day of the inaugural Star Junior World Championship hosted by the Coral Reef Yacht Club.

    With today’s three races completed the Championship is back on schedule with the ...
    Published on 02-05-2019 02:49 PM
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    Zeilen NL Reports On Any Connections Of Lost Keels On The MaxFun 35's

    At the end of August last year, the MaxFun 35 Team Heiner 3 lost its keel at the Zeeland coast. The two passengers were rescued by the KNRM, but the boat was lost. The accident raised many questions. What happened, how did that happen and how can it be prevented in the future? Tuesday morning ...
    Published on 02-05-2019 01:55 PM
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    United States SailGP Team takes flight in Sydney, announces new team member Taylor Canfield

    SYDNEY – February 5, 2019 – Adorned with its bold, brand-new USA graphics, the United States SailGP Team’s
    F50 high-performance catamaran splashed onto on the waters of Sydney Harbor for the first time in preparation for
    SailGP’s inaugural event, set for Sydney Harbour on February 15-16.




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    04 February 2019, Antigua, Caribbean

    After four days of exciting racing and fabulous parties the 9th edition of the Superyacht Challenge Antigua came to a conclusion on Sunday 3rd February. The Notice of Race for the 10th edition was announced with the 2020 edition moving to a new date 11-15 March.

    “The change in date is better for all sorts of reasons including the fact that in late January ...
    Published on 02-05-2019 09:46 AM
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    Entrant UPDATE...FRENCH!! #GGR2018




    Uku Randmaa Golden Globe Race 2018 has crossed the equator and its speed increases steadily as it rises in the North-East Alizées area. Good navigation conditions ...
    Published on 02-04-2019 04:59 PM
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    February 5, 2019 – Majuro Atoll, RMI
    s/v QUIVER is officially underway on her global surf chasing odyssey! 17 days and change, and around 2,170 miles since leaving Kauai, QUIVER is moored inside the lagoon at Majuro Atoll; the most populated island ...
    Published on 02-04-2019 04:29 PM



    Tom Slingsby is an Olympic gold medalist, America’s Cup champion, eight-time world champion and proud Australian.
    He can now add helmsman of the Australia SailGP Team to his already impressive c.v. Get to know him here.

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    Published on 02-04-2019 01:07 PM
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    MIAMI, Fla. (February 3rd, 2019) – As nearly all of the racing at the Hempel World Cup Series Miami has been completed, more athletes have qualified for selection to the 2019 US Sailing Team. The national team is selected annually and consists of the top sailors competing in the events selected for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Athletes had the opportunity to qualify at the Hempel ...
    Published on 02-01-2019 03:47 PM
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    SYDNEY – February 1, 2019 – The Australian SailGP Team’s revolutionary new F50 set sail on Sydney Harbour for the first time today, as the two-week countdown to SailGP’s inaugural event begins.











    The practice session was the first opportunity for the Australian SailGP Team, skippered by Olympic ...
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