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Barcelona World Race - Double strength spirit By Barcelona World Race, , 3:00 AM Tue 21 Apr 2015 GMT
2014 - 2015 Barcelona World Race - Nandor Fa and Conrad Colman crossed the finish line of the Barcelona World Race this Monday 20th April at 22:59:40 hrs UTC (00:59:40 Tues 21st CET) to complete their race in seventh place and effectively close the course for this third edition of the double-handed non-stop around the world race. ...
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Kiwi sailor finishes third in the Red Bull Foiling Generation in Japan By Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com NZL, , 8:52 AM Mon 20 Apr 2015 GMT
Sunday’s thrilling finale of Red Bull Foiling Generation saw New Zealand youth sailor, Leonard Takahashi-Fry finish in third place. 17-year-olds Japanese crews Shinichiro Yano and Issei Fujiki took advantage of perfect 12-knot wind conditions to get ahead of rivals Eri Fukazawa and Crew Takayama in a dramatic knock-out finish. ...
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Dean Barker's Blog - Back into the racing By Dean Barker, Auckland, NZ , 1:53 AM Mon 20 Apr 2015 GMT
Writing on his blog at Kiwi Yachting Consultants' websites, of which he is a substantial shareholder and director, five times America's Cup helmsman Dean Barker gives his view on life since Team NZ. This is my first blog for quite some time. In fact since September last year when I was still a part of Team NZ racing in Istanbul for the Extreme Sailing Series. ...
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More Challenges than Challengers - New York Times on Cup fallout By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL, , 1:27 AM Mon 20 Apr 2015 GMT
Senior sports writer for the New York Times, Christopher Clarey, has filed a major story in the prestigious US newspaper looking at the current state of the America's Cup following the Luna Rossa withdrawal just before Easter. He also looks at the implications of the antagonism towards Team New Zealand who have been in the America's Cup for 30 years. ...
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12 young sailors graduate from RNZYS Lion Foundation Youth Training By Sara Tucker, Auckland , 9:53 PM Sun 19 Apr 2015 GMT
12 young sailors, ranging from 19 – 21 years of age, graduated from the RNZYS Lion Foundation Youth Training Programme on the evening of Friday 10th April and another 12 sailors venture into the next step of their sailing careers! This marks the end of the 27th year of the RNZYS Lion Foundation Youth Training Programme which to date has graduated over 452 sailors many of whom have achieved outs ...
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Replay coverage of Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 Start at Itajai By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, , 9:49 PM Sun 19 Apr 2015 GMT
Catch the replay coverage of the Leg 6 Start in Itajai for the Volvo Ocean Race. After sailing an inshore course, the six strong fleet headed for Newport RI ...
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Collinson FX Market Commentary: Apr 18 - ANZACs settle in together By Collinson FX, , 2:32 PM Sun 19 Apr 2015 GMT
Commodity currencies consolidated gains with the AUD settling just below 0.7800 and the NZD around 0.7700. Global fears dominate big market moves and overwhelm insipid economic data while Central Bank intervention confirms the parlous state of global markets. ...
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Gunboat G4 capsizes on final day at St Barths + Capsize Video By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, , 12:39 PM Sun 19 Apr 2015 GMT
The foiling 'cruiser' - the Gunboat G4 - capsized on the final day of Les Voile de St Barths in the Caribbean. After performing spectacularly at the regatta the high performance foiling cruiser succumbed, and put those who wondered if this might happen out of their misery. Despite completely inverting, G4 was able to be righted and was assisted back to harbour, largely intact. See video of capsize ...
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Great racing for all in The Watershed NZ Feva Nationals at Milford By Dan Slater, Auckland , 10:33 AM Sun 19 Apr 2015 GMT
Sunday was lighter conditions and the Young Guns came out to play with Royal Akarana's Elijay Liefting and Rose Dickson showing the elders that with some slick starts, and great pace they were very hard to beat. Also in the Young Gun line up was Wakatere Boating clubs Francesco Kayrouz and Celia, as well as Santenay Jorden and Danielle Schon who also had fantastic days at the front of the fleet. ...
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Mapfre loses 2pts for not following Rulebook in Southern Ocean gale By Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com NZL, , 9:58 AM Sun 19 Apr 2015 GMT
Fernández and the Mapfre team said in the statement that they believed the penalty was, “totally excessive because of the possible administrative error we committed”, and adds that “we will try to turn it around with our team and attempt to get back the two points that have been taken from us”. ...
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Extreme Sailing Series™ reveals record media coverage By Extreme Sailing Series™, , 4:49 AM Sun 19 Apr 2015 GMT
Last year, Extreme Sailing Series™ generated €44 million in global media value, reports independent media evaluation agency Havas Sports and Entertainment, reaffirming the Series position as the leading, sponsor-funded global circuit. The €44 million represents an increase of 25.3% compared to the 2013 figures ...
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Volvo Ocean Race Skippers echo the pressure ahead of start of Leg 6 By Sail-World.com NZL, , 11:48 PM Sat 18 Apr 2015 GMT
Six skippers faced the media at the Skippers Press Conference ahead of the start of Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 in Itajai, Brazil. The other five teams are all under some pressure one way or another to improve their position on the points table, or in Alvimedica's case to be first into their home port of Newport RI ...
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Team Brunel wins light airs Volvo In Port Race in Itajai By Sail-World.com NZL, , 9:23 PM Sat 18 Apr 2015 GMT
Team Brunel (Bouwe Bekking/NED) won an excruciatingly drawn-out Team Vestas Wind In-Port Race Itajaí in the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday when a lack of breeze tested the sailors’ patience and seamanship to the full. The very hard-earned victory takes the Dutch boat to the top of the in-port race series overall standings on 15 points ...
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Images from Day 2 of the Water Shed RS Feva Nationals at Milford By Dan Slater, AUCKLAND , 12:41 PM Sat 18 Apr 2015 GMT
Images from Day 2 of the Water Shed RS Feva Nationals at Milford ...
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Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - Over the rainbow By Louay Habib, , 11:04 AM Sat 18 Apr 2015 GMT
2015 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - Glorious conditions greeted hundreds of avid sailors taking part on the first day of the Antigua Classics Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai. The fleet of 46 classics was an incredible sight, assembled outside Antigua's Falmouth Harbour to race “The Old Road” course. The battle in the Spirit of Tradition Class was incredible. ...
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Red Bull Foiling Generation search in seven nations begins in Japan By Sail-World.com NZL, , 8:44 AM Sat 18 Apr 2015 GMT
Double Olympic champions Roman Hagara and Hans Peter Steinacher have begun their search for the sailing stars of the future. The new series is called Red Bull Foiling Generation began on April 17 in Wakayama, Japan. Open to sailors aged 16–20, the global competition will give wings to promising talent in seven events in as many countries – Japan, UK, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Russia and France ...
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Congressional Cup draws world class line-up By World Match Racing Tour, , 8:28 AM Sat 18 Apr 2015 GMT
An all-star line-up is taking shape for the 51st edition of the Congressional Cup (13-17 May), with Scott Dickson’s recent selection as Long Beach Yacht Club (LBYC) representative, and the announcement of the 2015 World Match Racing Tour skippers. ...
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Baffling Jury decision over refusal to allow unusable sail replacement By Sail-World.com NZL, , 5:47 AM Sat 18 Apr 2015 GMT
A report from the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard Sail Loft deemed that the damaged sail was unusable. The report stated that ‘given the size of the tear and the area of damaged cloth it is not possible to repair SCA’s FR0 to a standard where it would be suitable for the remaining legs of the Race’ and concluded that it was ‘not repairable for the purpose of being used for further racing.’ ...
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Cup Qualifier shift to Bermuda announced at Competitors Meeting *Feature By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL, , 10:33 PM Fri 17 Apr 2015 GMT
In a statement published on the America's Cup website it is reported that the America’s Cup competitors have agreed the format for racing in 2017 with all racing taking place on the waters of the Great Sound in Bermuda, the home of the 2017 America’s Cup. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race – Int Jury penalises Mapfre and denies sail requests By Volvo Ocean Race, , 5:53 PM Fri 17 Apr 2015 GMT
The Spanish team Mapfre were given a two-point penalty on Thursday by the International Jury for rules breaches during Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race. In separate decisions, the jury has made key rulings about the use of replacement sails for three teams. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race – Team Alvimedica heading home By Team Alvimedica, , 3:45 PM Fri 17 Apr 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race – A young and inexperienced Team Alvimedica sailed out of Newport, RI, last July in a Transatlantic training run to Europe to prepare for the start of the race. Ten months later, skipper Charlie Enright, 30, of Bristol, RI, and his crew have logged more than 40,000 ocean miles and now have their sights set on winning the 5,000-mile leg to their homeport. ...
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Barcelona World Race – Lessons for other races By IMOCA Ocean Masters, , 3:19 PM Fri 17 Apr 2015 GMT
There has been a succession of boats crossing the line in Barcelona since Cheminées Poujoulat’s triumph, and from conversations with the sailors and their press conference messages, it would appear that double-handed sailing requires somewhat different qualities to that of singlehanded sailing ...
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Barcelona World Race – Older guys rule the waves? By Barcelona World Race Media, , 3:03 PM Fri 17 Apr 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race – Two legendary figures of Vendée Globe and IMOCA 60 racing, both in their more senior years. Wilson competed in the 2008-9 Vendée Globe with distinction. ...
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Bernard Stamm to compete in his fourth Vendée Globe By Vendée Globe, , 9:10 AM Fri 17 Apr 2015 GMT
Recent winner of the double-handed round the world race, the Barcelona World Race alongside Jean Le Cam, Bernard Stamm is planning to compete in his fourth Vendée Globe in 2016, but not at any price... We met up with the skipper of Cheminées Poujoulat who looked back at what happened in his recent round the world race. ...
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QLD Etchells – Class in art By John Curnow, , 3:38 AM Fri 17 Apr 2015 GMT
Previously we have seen that inside the Land of Oz, there exists the State of Is. Most specifically it centres on the Brisbane Etchells Fleet and is best described as possessing bright colours, sparkles of light, warmth, and a marvellous and captivating energy. So whether it is the art of sailing being showcased by the Class or the artisans inside the Class displaying their finer skills ...
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