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    Published on 09-11-2020 02:57 PM
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    A DECISIVE THIRD STAGE TO LA SOLITAIRE DE FIGARO IS SET BUT THIRD PLACED GOODCHILD IS STAYING COOL
    Published on 11/09/2020




    The third stage of the 51st La Solitaire du Figaro which starts from Dunkirk on Saturday afternoon at 1600hrs local time is a 492 nautical ...
    Published on 09-11-2020 02:32 PM
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    TRACKER


    The 17 Défi Azimut IMOCAs are now all heading north since Miranda Merron on Campagne de France rolled up the Azimut 2 waypoint at 5:34 pm, a little over 7 hours after the first Charlie Dalin (Apivia).

    On this last 186-mile stretch, anything can still happen: a great battle of tacking begins at the start of the evening and to add ...
    Published on 09-11-2020 10:09 AM
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    Alex Thomson Racing completes final service of HUGO BOSS yacht ahead of Vendée Globe 2020

    British sailing team Alex Thomson Racing has completed the final service of its IMOCA 60 racing yacht, HUGO BOSS, ahead of the highly anticipated Vendée Globe ...
    Published on 09-10-2020 03:07 PM
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    The easterly winds that whipped up flames and smoke across the western states provided a vehicle
    at least for some Shitz & Giggles for 3 locals from the Hood River Area to embark on a rare downhill AND downriver
    romp from Hood River to Cascade Locks. The 20/20 Challenge record was the desired target!



    Sean Doogie Couvreux, Andrew Estcourt and Spike climbed aboard Andy's ...
    Published on 09-10-2020 11:42 AM
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    Finally alone! The 17 competing IMOCAs set sail from Lorient this afternoon on a long triangular sprint in the middle of the Bay of Biscay. Leading the way, Charal is battling it out with Arkea Paprec and L’Occitane en Provence, with the foilers already flying along towards the first mark some 143 miles ahead of their bows. After this bracing start, a first night at high speed awaits all the fleet

    To look impressive and steal the show, nothing can beat nailing a start! Heading the fleet this afternoon ...
    Published on 09-09-2020 03:39 PM
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    Lia Ditton has been making tracks across the Pacific in the past few weeks, and is now just over 100 nm
    to Honolulu and currently making 2.3 knots. Now in her 84th day, she appears well ahead of the current 99 day record
    for solo woman's ...
    Published on 09-09-2020 10:48 AM
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    It’s full house… The pontoons of Lorient – La Base are a hive of activity this Tuesday 8 September, on the eve of the start of the Défi Azimut. “All eyes will be on this event. Weather conditions are not forecast to be rough so it’ll be more a case of gently getting into the swing of things!” admits Gildas Morvan, Race Director for this tenth ...
    Published on 09-08-2020 04:26 PM
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    Editors note: Bradley Funk Is the sole USA sailor in a field of 70 but is representing his country well,
    residing in 2nd place in a talented field of Mothies, most all GBR sailors


    Wetsuit Outlet UK Moth Nationals at the WPNSA Day 1 – 69 in Weymouth, as team-mates
    battle it out at the top


    After a slow start to Monday as the forecast wind filled in as predicted, the UK Moth fleet
    took to the water for an event many thought would never happen. It’s not the Worlds that
    was scheduled, and the majority of the overseas entries haven’t been able to make it due to
    quarantine restrictions, but it is the sailing event of 2020.

    Three ...
    Published on 09-08-2020 10:35 AM
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    Huntington Lake, east of Fresno in the Sierra has been the home to multitudes of sailing events for decades
    including the annual High Sierra Regattas for dinghies and another one for keelboats, both a week long respite
    for family fun and friendly adventures. ...
    Published on 09-08-2020 08:36 AM
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    ARMEL LE CLÉAC’H (BANQUE POPULAIRE) WINS STAGE 2, GBR’S SAM GOODCHILD TAKES SECOND
    Published on 08/09/2020

    Armel Le Cléac’h (Banque Populaire) crossed the finish line at 16:24:30hrs ...
    Published on 09-07-2020 09:43 PM
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    ARMEL LE CLÉAC’H IN CONTROL AT STAGE 2 HALFWAY POINT


    Two times La Solitaire du Figaro champion Armel Le Cléach (Banque Populaire) said before the start that he was ‘going to be an opportunist’ on this 51st edition. For the second time in as many stages the Vendée Globe winner has been true to his word but this time his risk was positively rewarded.
    ...
    Published on 09-07-2020 09:42 PM
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    American Magic have recovered from a capsize of their America’s Cup boat in Auckland.

    SOURCE:www.stuff.co.nz

    The United States syndicate tipped over Defiant while training on the eastern side of Browns Island in decent winds on Sunday.

    They were able to quickly come upright again and continue ...
    Published on 09-06-2020 01:37 PM
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    FIRST NIGHT PERFORMANCE MAY SHAPE FINISH ORDER IN DUNKIRK TUESDAY
    Published on 06/09/2020

    The second stage of the La Solitaire du Figaro started on the Baie de Saint Brieuc, northern Brittany in a light to moderate north easterly breeze at 1100hrs this Sunday morning. The 404 nautical miles stage takes the 35 strong field of solo sailors east to Dunkirk, a new destination port for the multi stage solo offshore race which celebrates ...
    Published on 09-05-2020 09:43 AM
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    1st glances at the latest boat to emerge from the shed in Auckland!







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    Published on 09-03-2020 05:40 PM
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    New York Yacht Club American Magic, a Challenger for the 36th America's Cup, took delivery of its second AC75 racing yacht at its Auckland base on Friday, September 4th, 2020. The yacht is named PATRIOT, and will succeed the team's current AC75, DEFIANT.

    American ...
    Published on 09-02-2020 01:59 PM
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    CAN THE BOAR ROAR TO WIN STAGE 1 OF LA SOLITAIRE?
    Published on 02/09/2020

    Macaire Looks To His First Stage Win Thursday Morning. Holding a lead of 2.3 nautical miles with 120 miles to make to the finish line of Stage 1 of the 51st La Solitaire ...
    Published on 09-02-2020 12:33 PM
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    Nadi, Fiji - The 37th annual Fiji Regatta Week will take place October 9-12 at Musket Cove
    Island Resort on Malolo Lailai Island in western Fiji. Originally scheduled for September 11-16
    the fate of this year’s regatta was uncertain, until recently, as a result of the COVID 19 global
    pandemic. Due to Fiji’s status as a ‘COVID-contained’ nation however, the government has
    been able to re-open it’s borders to foreign yachts with their ‘Blue Lane Initiative’, first
    announced in late June. Since this initiative came into effect in mid-July, more than 70 foreign
    yachts have safely re-entered the ...
    Published on 09-02-2020 11:18 AM
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    GILES SCOTT DOMINATES OPENING DAY OF FINN EUROPEANS IN GDYNIA
    September 2, 2020 robertdeaves
    Defending European champion, and current Olympic gold medalist, Giles Scott, from Britain, dominated the opening day of the 2020 U23, Open and Masters Finn European Championship in Gdynia Poland to lead after the first day from Henry Wetherell, from Britain, and Alejandro Muscat, from Spain. The races were won by Scott and Facundo Olezza, from Argentina. There are 70 Finns from ...
    Published on 09-02-2020 10:48 AM
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    The 2020 U23, Open and Masters Finn European Championship has been opened in Gdynia, Poland. The final event in the Gdynia Sailing Days festival, it has attracted 70 entries from 27 countries for first and only major Finn event of the year.

    Earlier in the day the practice race attracted ...
    Published on 09-02-2020 09:42 AM
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    Few days ago we closed our training session in the waters of Cagliari. For almost three years we have worked really hard for be ready to the next America's Cup challenge. We want to thank the ...
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