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    Published on 07-22-2021 10:31 AM
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    On board the "SRV-Lazartigue", the navigator intends to beat new records François Gabart launched his new trimaran this Thursday at Concarneau. The SVR-Lazartigue is 32 meters long and weighs 15 tonnes. On board this giant of the seas, the navigator will be at the start of the Transat Jacques Vabre on November 7. A giant of the seas. 32 meters long and 23 m wide, with a mast culminating at 35 m, François Gabart's new trimaran, called SVR-Lazartigue, was launched this Thursday.














    “It's a great moment, something very symbolic, very emotional.

    We are very proud to show this new boat which we find very beautiful, ”said the sailor.
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    Published on 07-22-2021 09:02 AM
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    The good folks at Team USA have produced a very simple, easy to understand breakdown of the who, what, where and when
    of the 2021 Summer Games Sailing...

    Enjoy and pass it along!

    LIVE Streaming Schedule


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    Published on 12-03-2020 09:38 PM
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    CONSTRUCTION OF THE MAXI BANQUE POPULAIRE XI: FINAL STRETCH

    Since 2019, the Banque Populaire Team has been mobilized on the Maxi Banque Populaire XI construction site, which is continuing its journey. Armel's future Ultim should be launched in spring 2021! Focus with Armel, Team director Ronan Lucas and the head of the study office Gautier Levisse.


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    Published on 07-21-2020 08:59 AM
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    FRANCK CAMMAS: “IT IS GOOD TO BE ABLE TO ACHIEVE”
    At the end of a race that he will have led from start to finish on the course of the DRHEAM-CUP 1100 (reduced to 750 miles), the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild cut the first this Tuesday, July 20 at 10:30:33 '' the finish line of the DRHEAM-CUP / GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE DE COURSE ...
    Published on 01-31-2018 09:15 AM
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    A Super Moon, Blue Moon, Blood Moon, Lunar Eclipse all rolled into one with CLEAR SKIES!!!












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    Published on 12-13-2016 10:59 AM
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    IDEC SPORT ON CODE AMBER

    The IDEC SPORT maxi-trimaran has gone to code amber, meaning that they may be starting on Wednesday evening in their latest attempt at the Jules Verne Trophy, the outright crewed round the world ...
    Published on 06-29-2015 02:44 PM
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    BAR & ETNZ matching up on the Solent as they prepare for the 1st races of the America's Cup World Series coming up in Portsmouth in less than a month!

    Peter Burling and Blair ...
    Published on 03-26-2015 02:16 PM



    Finally!

    Paddle surfing for the common Joe...

    The Dude would give two thumbs up! ...
    Published on 12-16-2014 12:37 PM
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    This week, the fleet experiences a tropical storm, some crews celebrate Thanksgiving while others are battling centimeter by centimeter ...
    Published on 12-10-2014 08:32 PM
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    NEWS FLASH: Racing has been cancelled for the day. 40 knots and building plus incoming thunderstorms have forced organisers ...
    Published on 12-09-2014 09:05 PM
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    A pod of sperm whales has been found dead on a South Australia beach after an extremely rare mass stranding event. The situation is made even more bizarre by the ...
    Published on 12-09-2014 09:00 PM
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    A boater who has been missing since Nov. 27 was found alive and uninjured Tuesday aboard his 25-foot sailing vessel 64 miles south of Honolulu.

    Ron Ingraham, 67, was last heard from when he placed two Mayday calls ...
    Published on 11-23-2014 09:18 AM
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    NPR's Maanvi Singh pens this article on the very unique reuse of abandoned vessels and converting them to cellars for the Vena Cava Winery in Baja, California!



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    Published on 11-23-2014 08:01 AM
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    Today’s race was a lot more difficult than yesterday’s at the St-Barth Cata Cup due to strong winds.

    After pushing back the morning race to 2 p.m. due to 30 knots winds at the tip of Colombier, the race committee decided to stick to only one race in the afternoon.

    Race number 5 took place in St-Jean Bay with a race around the Toc-Verts and Bonhomme islands.

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    Published on 11-20-2014 10:07 AM
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    Darren McManaway of LSD, spent a fun day driving
    RIO 100's support rib and fired off some fine frames during the day. But on thing really sticks out about these new breeds ...
    Published on 11-19-2014 11:11 AM
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    The fleet is ready to enter a place that most sailors have dreamt about but very few have experienced first hand: ...
    Published on 10-21-2014 12:29 PM
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    Stand Up Paddlers will have to follow the same rules as others when it comes to saftey equiptment
    as theis article in SUP Currents indicates"


    Here is the write up of regs on SUP Currents from the Coast Guard:

    “The Coast Guard determined that SUPs (standup paddle boards) are “vessels” when operating “beyond the narrow confines of a surfing, ...
    Published on 10-21-2014 08:28 AM
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    The first eight days have been filled with more excitement and tighter racing than anyone could have anticipated. Up until Saturday morning, Leg One has left the fleet with few tactical options and therefore has kept everyone tightly packed as one unit of seven boats. It has been one ...
    Published on 10-16-2014 09:01 PM
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    Live, Sail Or Die reports the super maxi RIO will not be ready for her initial contests in New Zealand:


    Due to damage sustained whilst launching the boat on Thursday, Rio 100 has ...
    Published on 10-15-2014 09:34 AM
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    Like ducks in a row we march south towards the Canary Islands. Rather unexpectedly, the binoculars continue to be our primary means of recon rather than the position reports. I’m not sure one “sched” has been read aloud to date; there’s no need when you can see everyone with your own eyes. The obvious question is how that’s driving the tactics, and as we roll into another jibe here—our third in the last hour of this busy night—it’s clear the answer is a lot. We are racing the fleet,
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