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    Published on 02-07-2020 12:45 PM
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    SAN DIEGO, Calif. (February 7, 2020) – On Thursday night under the stars aboard the historic and storied USS Midway in San Diego at Navy Pier, the best best U.S. sailor athletes of 2019 were honored among family, friends, peers, competitors, and contributors to the sport of sailing.

    International 505 World Champions, Mike Martin (Mill Valley, Calif.) and Adam Lowry (Mill Valley, Calif.) and IKA Formula Kite Class World Champion Daniela Moroz (Lafayette, Calif.) earned this year’s special distinction and were celebrated along with the 2019 award finalists who were all participating in the evening program’s festivities. ...
    Published on 02-07-2020 12:34 PM
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    The tough face of the South Atlantic

    Each day comes with its particular difficulty. After twenty days of sailing and having clocked up more than 11,000 miles during her attempt at the Tea Route ...
    Published on 02-06-2020 09:49 AM
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    Shearwater At The Start of 2018 Pac Cup


    From humble beginnings 40 years ago, the Pacific Cup yacht race has grown into an event which attracts top-tier sailing talent from not just the San Francisco Bay area but from all over the United States and beyond. In the record-setting 2016 race, Jens Kellinghusen’s globe-trotting ...
    Published on 02-05-2020 09:35 AM
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    Heading west...

    Francis has come to a decision. Between an option on the short route close to the coast of Africa, which would be slow, or a very long detour extending his route, he has decided to go west around the Doldrums that ...
    Published on 02-03-2020 10:49 AM
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    The Indian Ocean is behind them and now they face St. Helena. Francis Joyon and his crew of four were clearly pleased and relieved to return to the Atlantic yesterday morning. Christophe Houdet, Bertrand Delesne, Antoine Blouet and Corentin ...
    Published on 02-03-2020 10:14 AM
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    Challengers for the Crown Stepping Up
    No team was hotter at the end of the 2019 World Championship than Diego Botin and Iago Marra (ESP). The Spanish sensations were up against he ropes, almost missing gold fleet, which would have cost them an Olympic berth. With the pressure on them at maximum they tore up the final four days of the World Championship to move from 30th up to ...
    Published on 02-03-2020 10:12 AM
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    Riley Gibbs and Anna Weis (USA) used superior boat speed upwind in the flat water to narrowly win the Oceania Championship by three points from Zajac/Matz (AUT) and Gimson/Burnett (GBR). On a blustery final day the American’s got a 1, 3 battling tightly with the Austrians who scored a 2, 1 and won the regatta by three ...
    Published on 02-02-2020 02:13 PM
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    Francis Joyon has rounded the Cape of Good Hope

    Crossing the longitude of the Cape of Good Hope today at 1:30 hrs UTC, Francis Joyon and his crew of four completed the first half of their attempt at the Tea Route record, which has been held since 2018 by ...
    Published on 02-02-2020 12:30 PM
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    Some selects from GGYC Mid Winters Feb 1st , 2020

    Hazy day with crisp winds out of the North/northwest, tide negligible.








    1st 3 fleets sent on the 5.5 nm course 15, which brought them 1st to Blackaller then up wind to Harding then to Fort Mason and then finish.

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    Published on 01-31-2020 09:22 AM
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    Francis Joyon, Christophe Houdet, Antoine Blouet, Bertrand Delesne and Corentin Joyon will reach the halfway point of their long journey on the Tea Route. Tomorrow morning (UTC) they will cross another symbolic mark ...
    Published on 01-30-2020 12:38 PM
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    Real men don't let a little puka ruin their day




    German catamaran "Mona", despite the breach, remains floating ...
    Published on 01-30-2020 12:22 PM
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    The United States SailGP Team kicked off its 2020 SailGP campaign by unveiling the all-American, eight-man squad who will make their debut in less than one month at Sydney SailGP, February 28-29.

    The 2020 U.S. SailGP Team’s roster of America’s Cup athletes, World Match Racing Champions, and Tokyo 2020 Olympic hopefuls that includes Rome Kirby, Taylor Canfield, Riley Gibbs and Hans Henken, is now bolstered by the addition of Peter Kinney, Scott Ewing, Ben Bardwell, and Victor Diaz de Leon, who were recruited from across the ...
    Published on 01-29-2020 10:57 AM
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    2020 Sydney 38 OD Australian Championship heads to Pittwater






    The Sydney 38 One-Design Australian Championship will be hosted by Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (RPAYC) over three days, from 14 to 16 February, and an exceptional ...
    Published on 01-29-2020 10:26 AM
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    With more than 770 miles ahead, this morning, on the record holder of the Tea Route, Francis Joyon can hope to cross the symbolic mark of the Cape of Good Hope within 4 days, a little less than 15 days after. his departure from Hong Kong. ...
    Published on 01-29-2020 09:38 AM
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    Cape2Rio2020 | Day 24 Report
    By Luke Scott



    What an amazing day full of finishers! A massive release of a spectrum of emotions from the sailors, families, friends and race supporters as the first five monohulls cross the finish line: Ciao Bella – JM BUSHA 54; Haspa Hamburg; Mussulo 40 Angola Cables; Almagores II & Mojie I.

    And although the final pecking order is far from decided, there are a number of “knowns” to draw from these finishers:
    Ciao Bella : start one monohull line honours, youngest skipper finished.
    Haspa Hamburg: start two monohull line ...
    Published on 01-28-2020 07:38 AM




    The Mini-Me of Auckland stretches her legs for the first time on the Hauraki Gulf ...
    Published on 01-27-2020 02:39 PM
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    "If you don’t push hard you will never know your limits.

    Cagliari, 27th January 2020 - This afternoon, during a sea trial, the AC75 “Luna Rossa” dismasted at just a few miles off the coast
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    Published on 01-27-2020 10:57 AM
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    CANCELLATION OF RESIA EVENT

    Unfortunately we have to announce the cancellation of the SnowKite WorldCup Resia.

    Ice conditions have considerably worsened over the last few days. There are several ...
    Published on 01-27-2020 10:46 AM
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    Some excitement in the water off Cagliari as the Italian Team Luna Rossa pushed perhaps, a little TOO FAR

    Details ...
    Published on 01-27-2020 10:38 AM
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    In the violence of the Indian Ocean...

    Over the past five days or so, the Indian Ocean has offered a series of contrasts to Francis Joyon and his crew of four aboard the IDEC SPORT maxi trimaran. ...
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