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America's Cup- AC72 ride aboard Oracle Team USA to be auctioned *Feature By Richard Gladwell, Auckland, New Zealand , 7:11 PM Thu 28 Mar 2013 GMT
Two America's Cup and winners of multiple World Championships, now Paralympians, have joined forces to in a campaign to win a Gold medal in the 2016 Paralympics. To raise finance for their campaign in the three man Sonar class, two of the adversaries in the 2013 America's Cup Regatta, Sir Russell Coutts and Grant Dalton will speak at a dinner in Auckland where a ride on an AC72 will be auctioned ...

Sports Boats and Royal’s *Feature By Darren Spence, Williamstown, Melbourne , 9:03 AM Thu 28 Mar 2013 GMT
What do you call a National Title fleet made up of boats from all Australian States, varying in size from six to eight metres long, up to 3.5 metres wide and from 250kgs – 900kgs in weight that do 6+ knots upwind and over 20 knots downwind? ...

New Manson Boss proves to be a shackle bender on test *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 10:22 PM Sat 16 Mar 2013 GMT
Manson Anchors completed seabed testing on their new Boss model with a 15.7kg (35lb) anchor bending two sets of shackles, and causing the test to be stopped at almost ten tonnes of load being exerted on the anchor by the powerful tug being used for live seabed testing. ...

Sail Townsville adds new dimension to Queensland regatta *Feature By Jeni Bone, 9:54 PM Sat 16 Mar 2013 GMT
The inaugural 2013 Sail Townsville festival, 24 August to 3 September, is aimed squarely at promoting the lifestyle attributes and sailing assets of this idyllic North Queensland destination, with organisers teaming up with Yachting Queensland to ensure optimal scope and appeal. ...

Laser designer takes builder, Class association and ISAF to court *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, 10:30 AM Sat 16 Mar 2013 GMT
Bruce Kirby, Inc. has filed a complaint in the U.S. Federal Court District of Connecticut, alleging unlawful counterfeiting of the Kirby dinghy by LaserPerformance principal Farzad Rastegar acting with and through Laser Performance and its associated entities. This case also names the International Laser Class Association (ILCA) and ISAF alleging they assisted LaserPerformance. ...

America's Cup - Oracle's James Spithill tells it like it is!! (Pt 2) *Feature By Rob Kothe, 3:14 PM Tue 12 Mar 2013 GMT
Oracle skipper, James Spithill is a straight talking Australian. Sail-world interviewed the America´s Cup winning skipper last week.In Part I of this interview Spithill detailed the progress of the Oracle USA team and made some blunt comments about Emirates Team New Zealand. There is more of the same in Part II. ...

America's Cup update with Oracle helm James Spithill (part 1) *Feature By Rob Kothe, 3:07 PM Mon 11 Mar 2013 GMT
Oracle skipper and helm, James Spithill is a straight talking Australian. Sail-world interviewed him at length last week. Some of his observations were predictable and diplomatic but others less so and there is obviously some needle between Oracle USA and the Team New Zealand already. ...

America's Cup- AC72 at Takapuna Beach - the Start and first Reach *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 7:32 PM Fri 8 Mar 2013 GMT
Two challengers for the 34th America's Cup, Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa, had several practice racing sessions off Takapuna Beach, in a fresh offshore breeze. Sail-World captured the action ...

Junior sailing – Onwards and upwards on Port Stephens *Feature By Sail Port Stephens Media, 6:30 PM Wed 6 Mar 2013 GMT
Sail Port Stephens 2013, will run for the sixth time from Monday 15th to Sunday 21st April 2013. Now the second largest regatta sailed in NSW, the event is having a strong impact on the local sailing scene. ...

Put us on your Android *Feature By The Team, 5:07 PM Tue 5 Mar 2013 GMT
Recently Sail-World provided instructions on how to add icons to our bookmarked websites onto the Iphone and Ipad home screens. Now we would like to extend this information by adding to our how to list. Here is how to add icons to Android mobiles. ...

Why annoy Media, if you want their help? Don't use PDF for e-PR *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, 12:36 PM Tue 5 Mar 2013 GMT
Why annoy the Media, if you want their help? Do NOT use PDF's for Electronic Press Releases. When events, clubs and organisations send out media releases, it’s presumably because they want media publications to use their content. ...

'Discover Sailing' Case Study- Albury Wodonga Yacht Club *Feature By Michelle Kearney, YA/Sail-World Cruising, 11:54 PM Sat 2 Mar 2013 GMT
It was a significant challenge, which they met by committing to new ideas and new sailing programs. Albury Wodonga Yacht Club, based at Lake Hume, had been through a number of years of sustained record low lake levels, which saw a dwindling membership and poor numbers of regular sailors. ...

Zippier takes out the Sports Boats NSW State Titles *Feature By Darren Spence, , 11:22 PM Sun 24 Feb 2013 GMT
The 2013 Australian Sports Boat Association (ASBA) NSW Titles have been run and won over the RMYC Toronto course with Sydney boat Zippier (Andrew Waugh) getting its name on the perpetual trophy and also collecting the winning Gill jacket in Division One. ...
[more] goes multilingual *Feature By Jeni Bone, 9:09 PM Mon 18 Feb 2013 GMT is the largest sailing news network in the world, with an audience last year of over 2.2 million readers across 13 marine sites. But for all of its 16 years, its content – some 106,000 stories – have all been viewable only in English, although it has readers in 40+ countries. ...

Farr 40 NSW State Championship 2013 Video Reports *Feature By Lisa Ratcliff, Sydney, Australia , 6:13 AM Mon 18 Feb 2013 GMT
Farr 40 Aberdeen Asset Management NSW State Championship 2013 was contested on the weekend on Sydney Harbour. Here are the video reports. The class’ national series, the John Calvert-Jones Trophy, will get underway this Thursday with a twilight invitational race & run through to Sunday afternoon. It is the final event of the 2012/13 Farr 40 Aberdeen Asset Management Australian Championship. ...

Boat Shows - Provide touch and feel and world-wide exposure *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, 1:19 PM Sun 17 Feb 2013 GMT
In less than two weeks the world’s largest dinghy boat show, the RYA Dinghy Show will open at London’s Alexandra Palace. On Saturday and Sunday March 2nd and 3rd some 200 exhibitors will be showing their wares to the walk in audience. But many will consider there is an Elephant in the Room – the Internet. ...

JJ Giltinan 18 footers - Will Iain Murray´s latest wrinkle win? *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, 1:27 PM Sat 16 Feb 2013 GMT
Iain Murray, the Big fella arrived on the 18 footer scene in the mid 1970´s as a skinny 17 year old, with Color 7, he won six JJ Giltinan Trophy´s in a row from 1977 onwards, after making major changes to the 1976 design of his boat which revolutionised the 18 footer scene. ...

Ladies Day at the Club Marine Series. *Feature By John Curnow, , 10:36 AM Sat 16 Feb 2013 GMT
It was hot, bright, sunny and very cheery too on Melbourne’s Port Phillip today. Of itself, that would seem to be a perfect reason to be Ladies Day, but in actual fact there were more women sailing on the 130 vessels in the Club Marine Series today than previously. Perhaps this was so because the Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series starts tomorrow with the Jennifer Goldsmith Perpetual Trophy. ...

America's Cup- On the Hauraki Gulf for ETNZ's new AC72 - More images *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 9:24 AM Tue 12 Feb 2013 GMT
Sail-World' s Richard Gladwell was on the water today for the first sail of the team's second generation AC72, launched on February 4, 2013. Here's the second gallery of images of the 72ft catamran sailing for the frist time in a light seabreeeze of less than 8kts. ...

America's Cup- A good first day on the Hauraki Gulf for new AC72 *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 5:16 AM Tue 12 Feb 2013 GMT
Sail-World' s Richard Gladwell was on the water today for the first sail of the team's second generation AC72, launched on February 4, 2013. ...

Wow! That was the TP52 Southern Cross Cup *Feature By John Curnow, 8:22 AM Sun 10 Feb 2013 GMT
Honestly, how much fun has the inaugural TP52 Southern Cross Cup been, and I have not even been sailing it. True, some may have liked more wind and it was certainly not as consistent as Melbourne’s Port Phillip is known for, but Race Management did manage to get all eight races in, which in turn allows for the one drop from the series scores. ...

Everyone’s happy at the TP52 Southern Cross Cup *Feature By John Curnow, 12:10 PM Sat 9 Feb 2013 GMT
Earlier on in the week, there had been a promise of the breeze being fresh to frightening for Saturday’s racing on Port Phillip. This would have been more than good for TP52 Southern Cross Cup. Sailors would have been even more exhausted and spectators would have been completely thrilled. ...

TP52 Southern Cross Cup - Day Two Images from Teri Dodds *Feature By Teri Dodds, Melbourne, Australia , 9:10 AM Sat 9 Feb 2013 GMT
Team Beau Geste continued their domination in the TP52 Southern Cross Cup today with Hooligan and Calm 2 hot on their heels, after 5 races. Teri Dodds was again on the water today and shares these images. Racing continues tomorrow commencing at 11.00am. ...

Fill the order book at the TP52 Southern Cross Cup *Feature By John Curnow, 10:55 AM Fri 8 Feb 2013 GMT
The design of the inaugural TP52 Southern Cross Cup stipulated close racing to ensure maximum enjoyment for both competitors and spectators alike. Add in a variety of results with places changing considerably from leg to leg, race to race, a little breeze, plenty of sunshine and you pretty much have the whole order book filled, right there. ...

TP52 Southern Cross Cup - Images from Teri Dodds *Feature By Teri Dodds, Melbourne, Australia , 7:05 AM Fri 8 Feb 2013 GMT
The TP52 fleet today made history on Port Phillip in Melbourne, with the commencement of their inaugural TP52 Southern Cross Cup. Teri Dodds was on the water and presents these images from Day One. ...

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