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    Published on 09-01-2020 03:12 PM
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    French skipper Xavier Macaire (Groupe SNEF) led the 35 strong fleet round the Fastnet Rock at 1830hrs local time Ireland this Tuesday evening. The 39 year old skipper from the Team Vendée Formation, who has never won a stage, has been in the lead since very early yesterday morning. He passed the half way point of Stage 1 of the 51st La Solitaire du Figaro in a modest ten to 11 knot southwesterly breeze with ...
    Published on 09-01-2020 02:47 PM
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    2021 Youth America’s Cup – Cancelled…





    By Andrew Delves - RNZYS|September 2nd, 2020|
    The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) has today confirmed that next year’s Youth America’s Cup event has been cancelled due to ...
    Published on 09-01-2020 10:35 AM
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    This is Patrick.
    Patrick likes to sail.
    Patrick knows how to party but stay safe.




    Blue Patrick has been getting rusty due to the Pandemic.

    Blue Patrick was trying ...
    Published on 09-01-2020 10:34 AM
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    Alvaro Marinho captures this sequence of Spanish 470 Sailors, Silvia Mas and Patricia Cantero
    sending it during a training session in Santander as a sizable Atlantic swell ...
    Published on 08-31-2020 08:34 PM
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    LEADERS SET TO STRETCH AWAY AS NEW BREEZE BREATHES LIFE INTO STAGE 1 OF LA SOLITAIRE DU FIGARO
    Published on 31/08/2020

    After a first night at sea which proved painfully slow and frustrating at times, the leaders on the 642-nautical mile Stage 1 of La Solitaire du Figaro have their noses into the first of a forecasted new southerly breeze, and by mid-afternoon this Monday, some 27 hours after the start, the pacemakers were seeing intermittent periods of promising ...
    Published on 08-31-2020 09:33 AM
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    Today, SodeboUltim3 was launched in Lorient after a month of summer construction. The boat now has 2 identical foils and a crew configuration for its attempt at the Trophée ...
    Published on 08-31-2020 08:24 AM
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    80 Boats sailing doublehanded, COVID 19 style took to the Bay Saturday for a romp from the Berkeley Flats up the City Front
    to Blackaller and then downhill and up river to Red Rock before finishing in the Richmond Arena.








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    Published on 08-30-2020 03:15 PM
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    TOP TEN AT THE FIRST BOUY
    Published on 30/08/2020

    This was the top 10 at the first buoy 3 miles upwind after the start, wind 15-18kts from N 1 - Loïs Berrahar (CMB Performance) 2 - Marc Mallaret (CER Occitanie) 3 - Anthony Marchand (Groupe Royer - Secours Populaire) 4 - Fabien Delahaye (Laboratoires Gilbert) 5 - Corentin Douguet (NF Habitat) 6 - Éric Peron (French Touch) 7 - Pierre Quiroga (Skipper Macif 2019) 8 - Adrien Hardy (Ocean Attitude) 9 - Xavier Macaire ...
    Published on 08-28-2020 09:47 AM
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    Max Ranchi captures the imagery from the Melge 32 World League Championships in Villasimius, Sardinia.








    Melges 32 World Championship 2020 - Consistent leadership for Donino
    Villasimius, Sardinia: Started with a Westerly wind and continued with a breeze that finished too soon, races four and five of the Melges 32 World Championship ...
    Published on 08-27-2020 03:33 PM
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    THE SCENE IS SET: MAKE WAY FOR THE ARTISTS!
    Published on 08/27/2020

    The 35 solitaires at the pontoon in Saint-Quay-Portrieux, the village open to the public since Thursday morning and officially inaugurated at 6 p.m., very clear health instructions: everything is ready to allow the 51st edition ...
    Published on 08-27-2020 03:07 PM
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    A futuristic yacht with a unique approach to efficiency — a gargantuan kite that helps pull it along – has been commissioned by a German entrepreneur.

    Ice Kite, which is still in the design phase, was conceived collaboratively by Red Yacht Design, Dijkstra Naval Architects, and the anonymous German entrepreneur commissioning it. The ...
    Published on 08-27-2020 08:37 AM
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    Guardia Costiera received a distress message from the yacht saying it was on fire

    The superyacht Lady MM is reported to have caught fire when off the coast of Sardinia. The 47 metre long yacht ...
    Published on 08-26-2020 04:06 PM
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    BULLETIN
    Hurricane Laura Advisory Number 28
    NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL132020
    400 PM CDT Wed Aug 26 2020

    ...WIND AND WATER LEVELS INCREASING AS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS
    HURRICANE LAURA TAKES AIM AT THE NORTHWEST GULF COAST...
    ...CATASTROPHIC STORM SURGE, EXTREME WINDS, AND FLASH FLOODING
    EXPECTED ALONG THE NORTHWEST GULF COAST TONIGHT...


    SUMMARY OF 400 PM CDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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    LOCATION...27.9N 92.8W
    ABOUT 155 MI...250 KM S OF LAKE CHARLES LOUISIANA
    ABOUT 155 MI...250 KM SSE OF PORT ARTHUR TEXAS
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...145 MPH...230 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 320 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...947 MB...27.97 INCHES





    WATCHES AND WARNINGS
    --------------------
    CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

    The Storm Surge Watch has been discontinued east of the Mouth of
    the Mississippi River, including Lake Pontchartrain, Lake
    Maurepas, and Lake Borgne.

    SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

    A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for...
    * Freeport Texas to the Mouth of the Mississippi River

    A Hurricane Warning is in effect for...
    * San Luis Pass Texas to Intracoastal City Louisiana ...
    Published on 08-26-2020 12:35 PM
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    Joint Statement from Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment, Auckland Council, Emirates Team New Zealand Ltd and America’s Cup Event Ltd
    26th August 2020

    The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), in consultation with host partner Auckland Council, has completed its audit into ...
    Published on 08-26-2020 10:52 AM
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    France's Mazella and Poland's Damasiewicz claim Gold in a nail-biter Finale of the 2020 Formula Kite Individual Europeans

    Axel Mazella of France confirmed his dominance on "Super Sunday" with what looked like an easy win, while Poland's Julia Damasiewicz had to go all the way to seal the deal.

    The men's podium was completed by Maxime Nocher (FRA) and Connor Bainbridge (GBR) after a strong comeback. In the women's fleet, Ellie Aldridge (GBR) managed to split the Polish duo, with Magdalena ...
    Published on 08-26-2020 10:06 AM
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    The 2020 5.5 Metre Europeans got underway on Tuesday in Sanremo, Italy, after a four-hour delay waiting for wind, but with two great races late in the afternoon in 7-10 knots of warm breeze and flat water. Aspire (POL 17, Mateusz Kusznierewicz, Przemyslaw Gacek, Simon Fry) won their first race on their first day racing in class to lie second overnight with a 1,5, while Momo (SUI 229, Dieter Schön, Markus Wieser, Thomas Auracher) had the best of the day with a 3,1 to take the overall lead. ...
    Published on 08-24-2020 03:43 PM
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    Photographer Katrin Storsberg was on it when the Robbe & Berking Sterling Cup 2020
    was impacted by heavy air at the Flensberger Segel Club in Glücksburg Germany this past weekend!
    Talk on ...
    Published on 08-24-2020 11:52 AM
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    The 2020 edition of the Moore 24 Nationals was held over the weekend at the Richmond Yacht Club.
    7 Races in 3 days, ( 6 buoy races and a long distance) with 15 boat in attendance resulted in tight racing
    in hazy yet satisfying conditions with winds in the high teens to mid 20's



    Gruntled Crew: ...
    Published on 08-23-2020 04:41 PM
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    Report via Yachts and Yachting

    The first official act of the Melges 32 World League 2020 has started in Villasimius, thanks to the joint organization of Melges Europe, Marina and Lega Navale di Villasimius.

    The debut involved the fleet in a long day of racing, which began late in the afternoon and ended only at sunset: ...
    Published on 08-21-2020 07:46 AM
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    New York Yacht Club Moves 166th Annual Regatta to October

    NEWPORT, R.I. – Sail long enough and you're sure to have a leg where all factors conspire against you: the wind, the tide, the competition, passing motor ...
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