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Volvo Ocean Race - Significant gains back in past 12 hours By Volvo Ocean Race, , 1:41 AM Tue 28 Apr 2015 GMT
2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - Time to start talking up the big split again! The past 12 hours have seen Team SCA make significant gains back on the fleet. The question is, will it be a short-term gain or will it play out sticking to the west side of the pack all the way through the North American Basin? ...
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Andy Claughton on British Americas Cup design issues - Video By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL, , 11:58 PM Mon 27 Apr 2015 GMT
Chief designer for Ben Ainslie Racing, Andy Claughton, outlines the design issues for the new America's Cup class in this 25 minute video. ...
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London 2012 Gold medallists on the way back By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, , 5:19 PM Mon 27 Apr 2015 GMT
Nathan Outteridge and Ian Jensen dominated the 49er class in the two years before the London 2012 Olympics where they won gold. They had superior boat speed, great boat handling and excellent tactics. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race – The fleet to deal with the doldrums By Volvo Ocean Race, , 8:09 AM Mon 27 Apr 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race – The fleet has slightly converged in the past 12 hours as they approach the corner of the South American continent, where the Brazilian coast sketches a right angle at the end of the most easterly littoral of Brazil ...
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2015 Rolex Fastnet Race - The world's biggest offshore race By James Boyd, , 3:24 AM Mon 27 Apr 2015 GMT
2015 Rolex Fastnet Race - The world's largest, most diverse fleet of offshore racing yachts will set sail from the Solent on 16th August in the Royal Ocean Racing Club's biennial Rolex Fastnet Race. 2015 marks the 90th anniversary of the Royal Ocean Racing Club and with it a record-sized fleet with as many as 350 boats is expected to take part. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Good days, bad days By Volvo Ocean Race, , 2:02 AM Mon 27 Apr 2015 GMT
2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing opts for western option. The thermally driven ocean currents that circle the world’s oceans play a huge part in global weather systems. ...
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Burling and Tuke record 18th successive win in 49er class at Hyeres By Sail-World.com, , 9:30 PM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, London 2012 Olympic Silver medallists Peter Burling and Blair Tuke won the medal race, after dominating the regatta series. The win was their 18th successive win in the Olympic Skiff - having won every regatta they have sailed in since the 2012 Olympics. ...
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Gold and Silver for the NZL Sailing Team at ISAF World Cup in Hyeres By Jodie Bakewell-White, Yachting NZ, , 8:57 PM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
The NZL Sailing Team has won gold in the 49er and silver in the Women’s 470 competing against the world’s best Olympic class sailors at 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres regatta which has just concluded in France. With an unassailable points lead at the end of Day 4 Peter Burling and Blair Tuke extended their winning streak to an incredible 18 consecutive victories in the 49er skiff class. ...
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Gold and two Silver Medals for Australia at World Cup Hyères By Cora Zillich, , 8:13 PM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
Australian Sailing Team’s World #1 Laser sailor Tom Burton won the gold medal at the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères in France over night (Sunday 25 April). ...
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2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Fan turned up for final day By ISAF, , 5:37 PM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
The fan was turned up for the final day at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères as an exciting finale played out across two racing areas. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Tom Burton - the Laser King of Hyeres By Rob Kothe & Jedda Murphy, , 2:44 PM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
There was quite some tension ahead of the Laser class medal race, in Hyeres, after a dramatic night in the protest room, with Tonci Stipanovic ( forced to carry a 41st, after failing to sail a proper course, in his attempts to push Burton into using his drop of 33rd. 30th over the line Burton was given redress and started the medal race with a slender lead over Nick Thompson (GBR) ...
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Sailing World Cup Hyeres – Giles Scott dominates Finn medal race By International Finn Association, , 2:33 PM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
Giles Scott (GBR) secured his second Sailing World Cup event of the year in Hyeres on Sunday after winning the final double points medal race to take the top spot by 24 points. Vasilij Zbogar (SLO) made sure of the silver with a third place while Ed Wright (GBR) just managed to retain the bronze with an eighth place finish. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race – Intense racing ahead to shoreline By Volvo Ocean Race, , 1:26 PM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
In our latest report yesterday at 1900 UTC, Team Alvimedica was still in the lead by only 2.5nm. During the night, we have seen the black and orange boat losing positions on every report ...
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Maersk Line ANZAC Regatta - Big breeze doesnt deter Thurlow Fisher By Auckland Skiff League, , 11:49 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
A 20-27 knot North East breeze greeted the fleet for Day 3 of the Maersk Line 18ft skiff ANZAC regatta. The first race windward/leewards were competed between Orakei and a laid top mark above North Head. The conditions however in the vicinity of North Head proved treacherous with a steep and mixed sea state making for a tough top mark rounding. ...
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Sailing World Cup 2015 Hyeres – Giles Scott Road to Rio a superhighway *Feature By Rob Kothe and Jedda Murphy, , 11:04 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Another dominating display from British Finn sailor, Giles Scott as he continues to show the way for a very competitive fleet. ...
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DSS Autumn Short Handed Series 2015 - Temptation dominates Division 1 By Peter Campbell, , 11:02 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
The Thomson 7 sportsboat Temptation notched up a victory for Australia’s southernmost yacht club, the Port Esperance Sailing Club, in today’s Derwent Sailing Squadron’s Quantum Autumn Shorthanded Series on the Derwent. ...
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Land Rover Winter Series 2015 Race 1 - Unfriendly conditions By Di Pearson, , 9:02 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
Nearly 100 diehard owners and their crews ignored the unfriendly conditions in the first pointscore race of the Land Rover Winter Series sailed on Sydney Harbour today; a cold, slow water torture is the best way to describe the gusty and rainy gloomy day competitors faced. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup 2015 Hyeres - Laser fleet tactical move misfire *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, , 8:46 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup 2015 Hyeres - Laser Race 8 tactical battle ended in Protest Room, after on water joust. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Hyres Besson and Riou take Nacra17 honours - video *Feature By Rob Kothe and Jedda Murphy, , 6:02 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
French sailors Billy Besson and Marie Riou have been dominating the new Nacra 17 Olympic class in recent times. Here at Hyeres 2015 they only need to start in the medal race to take the Gold. . If they continue their current form they will be strong favourites to win the Nacra17 Olympic Gold medal at Rio 2016. Late in the interview Billy reveals one of the issues within the class. ...
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2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 4 images by Richard Langdon By Richard Langdon, , 5:21 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
Photographer Richard Langdon was on the water at 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, and provided this gallery of images from Day 4. ...
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View Replay coverage of Medal Racing ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, , 5:05 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
Click on the video thumbnail below to see replay coverage of the final day of racing in the ISAF World Sailing Cup. Racing got underway at 09:00 UTC and ran to 14:50 UTC ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup - Seven AST boats in Sunday’s Medal Races By Cora Zillich, , 4:42 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - It was the penultimate day of Olympic class competition at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères with sailors battling it out for a spot in the Medal Race that will be broadcast live online on Sunday 26 April from 11 a.m. CET (19:00 AST). ...
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Martine Grael interviewed ahead of the Medal Race in 49erFX By Sail-World.com, , 3:23 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
The 2014 World 49erFX Champion, and ISAF World sailors of the Year Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze have been in good form since their World Championship win. Sail-World's Rob Kothe caught up Martine Garel ahead of the Medal Race in the new format ISAF World Sailing Cup in Hyeres (France). ...
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2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 3 images by Franck Socha By Franck Socha, , 11:17 PM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 3 images by Franck Socha ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Fleet continues to push north By Volvo Ocean Race, , 10:00 PM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race - After the excitement of yesterday, has settled down for the fleet, they continue to push north towards the next waypoints on the eastern tip of Brazil. ...
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