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    Published on 05-18-2021 03:51 PM
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    This past weekend's Single Handed Farallones race was not one for the faint of heart.
    The days leading up to the race outside the gate were filled with strong winds and building windswell,
    maxing out at midnight the day before the scheduled 08:00 start, with gust to 31, sustained wind at 25mph.

    With visibility lacking, and a cold drizzle all day in the ...
    Published on 05-18-2021 11:00 AM
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    A Scandinavian OK Dinghy Regatta was interrupted over the weekend by a lightning storm,
    and alas, the lighting won. The sailor was uninjured, but you cannot say the same about the dinghy!
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    Published on 05-17-2021 11:28 AM
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    A memorable and unprecedented Tre Golfi regatta is currently underway, with weather conditions providing racing that is as fast as it is demanding








    The weather forecast prior to yesterday's start proved to be correct, with competitors facing a long upwind leg against rough seas in ...
    Published on 05-13-2021 01:54 PM
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    First day of racing for the Maxi Yacht Capri Trophy

    The first day of racing in the Rolex Capri Sailing Week saw the Race Committee wait for the breeze to stabilise before starting the first race of the event. At 2 p.m. a decisive south-southwesterly blowing at around 10-12 knots allowed ...
    Published on 05-13-2021 12:58 PM
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    Giovanni and crew eclipsed PowerPlay's outright speed record around Fastnet Rock over the weekend,
    becoming the 1st vessel to ever make the prestigious romp in less than 24 hours!


    It's a record!
    We arrived
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    Published on 05-13-2021 09:10 AM
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    The Finn Gold Cup remains New Zealandís Cup as Andy Maloney sweeps to victory in Porto




    It took more than 60 years for a New Zealand sailor to win the Finn Gold Cup, and now two have come along in a row. Andy Maloney has led the 2021 Finn Gold Cup since Day 1 and on Wednesday, though he briefly lost the lead, did just enough to take the cup from his teammate Josh Junior, who was the first ever Kiwi to win the Cup in 2019.


    Joan Cardona, from Spain, took the silver and won the European Continental Qualifier for Spain in Tokyo, while Junior took the bronze. Leo Davis also qualified South Africa ...
    Published on 05-11-2021 04:40 PM
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    Maloney and Junior run the show on penultimate day
    New Zealandís Andy Maloney has extended his lead at the 2021 Finn Gold Cup in Porto, Portugal, to take a five-point lead into the final day on Wednesday, with three races possible. Zsombor Berecz, the 2018 champion, from Hungary, moves up to second, while defending champion Josh Junior, also from New Zealand, climbs to third.


    Race wins went to Brazilís Jorge Zarif, in the very light first race, before Nenad Bugarin, from Croatia, and Junior won the next two races in ...
    Published on 05-07-2021 10:39 AM
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    A great day of sailing again today for the crews involved in the race and for the spectators following the action from land. The last leg of the course heading for the finish saw the yachts passing close under the Portofino lighthouse, a thrilling and adrenaline-charged parade that quickly ...
    Published on 05-06-2021 01:41 PM
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    Energy Explorer is making slow but steady progress up the San Mateo County Coast and is due to arrive at the Golden Gate at 5:50



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    Published on 05-06-2021 09:18 AM
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    PORT ANGELES, Wash. ó The Coast Guard rescued three people from a burning vessel Tuesday evening five miles east of Port Angeles.

    At approximately 6 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received a call from a distressed mariner reporting ...
    Published on 05-05-2021 04:25 PM
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    D Flag went up at 13:00 for the 3 fleets. Great sailing conditions in Vilamoura, with Races 8 and 9 sailed under 12/13Knots of wind.
    A sunny and warm day in Vilamoura (air temp. 27 C), with excellent breeze, allowed, again, to complete the 2 scheduled races.
    Sailors where back ashore just past 16:30, leaving plenty of time to enjoy the Portuguese spring.

    Paul Snow-Hansen and Jordi ...
    Published on 05-05-2021 11:39 AM
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    Innovation to accelerate energy transition

    Energy Observer is a laboratory where engineers, researchers and scientists are developing innovations, which will make renewable energies a reality for
    all. With this in mind, they put to the test the latest, cutting-edge technologies in terms of hydrogen,batteries, solar and wind power and hydroelectricity
    production in the most demanding and at times hostile environment known to man: the ocean.

    These are tried-and-tested technologies optimised over the course of a voyage spanning more than 30,000 nautical miles. ...
    Published on 05-05-2021 10:07 AM
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    Max Crittenden was a long time member of the SF based Singlehanded Sailing Society before retiring a few years back and relocating to
    the desert of Southern California. After much time readjusting to his new locale, the call of the sea remains running in his blood stream and
    he is engaging with the area's version of short handed sailing, the Pacific Singlehanded Sailing Association.

    Curious as
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    Published on 05-04-2021 03:45 PM
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    France and the United States lead the first day in Cascais
    38 boats in the Portuguese sailing Mecca

    On the first day of the 2021 Cascais 49er & 49er Fx Championship, the Olympic fleet composed of 28 boats, of the 49erFx class, plus 10 ...