-- Hyeres, Volvo leg 6 start and more sailing news

Hyeres, Volvo leg 6 start and more sailing news    

Welcome to this edition of's UK newsletter.

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The Olympics draw ever close and the fourth event on the ISAF Sailing World Cup circuit, Semaine Olympique Française, is important practice for all the sailors contesting this event.

Megan Pascoe and Helena Lucas took the top two places in the one 2.4mR. race held, while Alison Young tops the Laser Radial group winning both her races.

Alison Young, Laser Radial. -!©_Skandia_Team_GBR

The Volvo Ocean Race leg 6 has started and the boats are racing from Brazil to Miami, USA. The Global Ocean Race Class40s have reached their halfway point on their journey from Punta del Este, Uruguay, to Charleston, USA while the Clipper round the World yachts are tightly bunched as they race towards Panama.

The fleet of Volvo Open 70’s blast away from the start line of leg 6, from Itajai, Brazil, to Miami, USA, -  Paul Todd-Volvo Ocean Race©?nid=96401

ISAF has released their 2016 Equipment Evaluation reports and we have local news from around the country as the season hots up.

For all the latest sailing news from around the globe stay tuned to

Have a great week.

- 4:15 AM Mon 23 Apr 2012 GMT

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