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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2015 – IRC and PHS to shine on Day 3 By Tracey Johnstone, Magnetic Island , 11:47 PM Sat 29 Aug 2015 GMT
It's a short race day today with only the PHS and IRC boats heading out on Day 3 of the SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week. The forecast is for a light north-east breeze building to about 10 knots. The combined fleet will sail a 9m course taking them down towards Townsville city, past Picnic Bay and back to the finish off the stunning Magnetic Island. ... [more]


America's Cup - Oracle dominates Race 2 and takes lead in World Series By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL, , 11:54 AM Sat 29 Aug 2015 GMT
Oracle Team USA made no race of it in Race 2 of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series, Gothenburg. The America's Cup Defender again led around every mark on the ten leg course, and won all 20 legs sailed in racing on Day 1, in an absolutely dominating display of sailing ... [more]


SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2015 – Sorensen’s Club leads By Tracey Johnstone, Magnetic Island , 6:20 AM Sun 30 Aug 2015 GMT
Peter Sorensen and his The Philosopher’s Club have cause for big celebrations today after winning on both IRC and PHS, Race 3 of the SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week. That win has also moved the Sydney team up to first overall in both divisions, for now. It’s an exceptional achievement for his team. They started today’s race in less than brilliant form. ... [more]


2015 Melges 32 World Championship images by Max Ranchi By Max Ranchi, , 2:10 AM Sun 30 Aug 2015 GMT
Photographer Max Ranchi was on water at 2015 Melges 32 World Championship and provided this gallery of images from race seven and eight. ... [more]


America's Cup - Emirates Team NZ in contact with the leaders on Day 1 By Sail-World.com NZL, , 10:23 PM Sat 29 Aug 2015 GMT
Emirates Team New Zealand ended the highly anticipated first day of racing in Gothenburg in a solid third place overall. Proving again, that Glenn Ashby and crew can mix it up as one of the ‘big’ teams at the front end of the fleet. ... [more]


Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour Trofeo di Roma – Team Engie leads after Day 3 By GC32 Racing, , 6:18 PM Sat 29 Aug 2015 GMT
2015 Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour Trofeo di Roma – It is incredible the difference two knots of wind can make. While the Trofeo di Roma had to sail two non-scoring Pro-Am races yesterday because of excessively light winds, conditions were just a fraction more today, enabling the full six race schedule to be completed. ... [more]


America's Cup World Series – Land Rover BAR in solid position on day 1 By Land Rover BAR, , 6:02 PM Sat 29 Aug 2015 GMT
2015 America's Cup World Series – The waters of Gothenburg supplied almost perfect racing conditions for the first day of the series hosted in the Swedish city. The Land Rover BAR team produced another great performance to take two second places, only bettered by Oracle Team USA – who won both – with Emirates Team New Zealand completing the podium on both occasions. ... [more]


2015 America's Cup World Series – Day 1 images by Gilles Martin-Raget By Gilles Martin-Raget, , 5:48 PM Sat 29 Aug 2015 GMT
2015 Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series – Race day one images by Gilles Martin-Raget ... [more]


Adventures of a Sailor Girl - ACWS Gothenburg - Day 1 video interviews By Nic Douglass, , 4:57 PM Sat 29 Aug 2015 GMT
Adventures of a Sailor Girl is now in Gothenburg for Americas Cup World Series - here's her report from Day 1 of the iconic event. This interview is with Ken Read, who I met while following the Volvo, his skipper Miles and trimmer Sam! ... [more]


America’s Cup World Series – Heavyweights perform on day 1 By America's Cup, , 4:02 PM Sat 29 Aug 2015 GMT
Oracle Team USA won both races on opening day at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Gothenburg. But Land Rover BAR and Emirates Team New Zealand had good days as well with second and third place finishes respectively. In fact both races saw the same teams in the same top three positions, meaning there isn’t much separation on the leaderboard. ... [more]


America's Cup - Oracle Team USA has end to end win in both ACWS races By Sail-World.com NZL, , 2:55 PM Sat 29 Aug 2015 GMT
Oracle Team USA led both races from start to finish on day one at the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series in Gothenburg, Sweden. But despite the unblemished record, the team only has a two point lead over former team mate Ben Ainslie. ... [more]


Rio 2016 - Official Statement on sailor Erik Heil By Rio 2016 Organising Committee, , 1:22 PM Sat 29 Aug 2015 GMT
Rio 2016 - We were extremely concerned when we learned of the hospital admission of athlete Erik Heil. We immediately contacted the German Sailing Association (DSV) for information. Heil is one of 326 sailors who took part in the second sailing test event held in the Guanabara Bay between 15th and 22nd August, in which he won the 49er class bronze medal. ... [more]


Dramatic video from from the Mono60 Edmond de Rothschild By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL, , 1:05 PM Sat 29 Aug 2015 GMT
On Monday of this week, thanks to a boisterous low off the north-west tip of Brittany, Sébastien Josse and Charles Caudrelier (his co-skipper for the Transat Jacques Vabre) opted to trial the machine in some blustery conditions. It proved to be a rather bracing sail which photographer Thierry Martinez and cameraman Christophe Castagne captured in full for Gitana Team. ... [more]


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America's Cup - Race 1 to Oracle Team USA in Gothenburg
America's Cup World Series 2015 - Gothenburg - Press conference
Americas Cup World Series 2015 - Catch up with Ken Read
2015 Rolex Fastnet Race - Video interview with Brad Jackson
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week - Round the Island
Gladwell's Line - Medals in Rio dress rehearsal...Cup coup for Team NZ
2015 Melges 32 World Championship - Sicilian shake-up
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week - Signature race set to highlight
Rio 2016 - ISAF reacts to hospitalization of Pre-Olympic medalist
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America's Cup – Land Rover BAR on Gothenburg's opener + Video
America's Cup – Spithill and team ready to race in Sweden
Melges 32 Worlds – Races 5 and 6 images by Max Ranchi
America’s Cup – Artemis Racing capsize in Practice
Mini Transat - Îles de Guadeloupe 2015 remains true to tradition
Detroit Cup – Sam Gilmour undefeated and leads after Day 1
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week - Watching the locals pays on Day 1
Clipper - round the world fleet prepares for battle
Nominations now open for Yachting Australia Awards 2015
2015 Melges 32 World Championship - Testing Day 2
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2015 - Entries open
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week - Let the games begin
America's Cup - More images from the Tune-up day in Sweden
America's Cup - Images from the wild and windy Tune-up day in Sweden
America's Cup - Oracle Team USA seeking redemption in Gothenburg
America's Cup - Emirates Team NZ gear up in the rain in Gothenburg
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Melges 32 Worlds – Race 4 images by Max Ranchi
Rio Olympic Test Event – A thriller final + Video
America’s Cup - Keith Mills vows to solve Portsmouth event’s problems
America's Cup - All you need to know to follow Round 2 this weekend
Extreme Sailing Series – Entries now open for 2016
2015 Pringles Kitesurf World Cup – Choppy conditions on day 6 + Video
Rio 2016 - 49er medalist hospitalised after Olympic Test event
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week - Curtain rises on ninth edition
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Trailables triumph
Malibu Boats Tokyo Pro - Stop 2 overall
America's Cup - Emirates Team NZ gear up for Gothenburg
2018 Melbourne to Osaka Double Handed Yacht Race - Notice of Race
2015 Melges 32 World Championship – Races 1, 2, 3 images by Max Ranchi
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