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Volvo Ocean Race: Cape Horn Rounding Live and Dongfeng Update By Sail-World and Volvo Ocean Race, , 1:35 AM Tue 31 Mar 2015 GMT
From the Volvo Ocean Race Headquarters in Alicante, we catch up live with the entire fleet live, via satellite, as they near the Mt. Everest of sailing, Cape Horn. We hear from the top four as the round, as well as from Dongfeng Race Team on their recent dismasting, and from TeamSCA about their Cape Horn ETA. A ground-breaking first for live coverage in such a remote location! ... [more]


2015 Maersk Line Paper Tiger Catamaran International Championships By Rowdy Leatham, Wellington , 1:58 AM Tue 31 Mar 2015 GMT
Now that the Cricket World Cup is over the focus can turn to the most important trans-Tasman battle of the year. Over Easter, the Kurnell Catamaran Club on the southern shores of Sydney’s Botany Bay is hosting the 2015 Maersk Line Paper Tiger Catamaran International Championships. ... [more]


Time for Prize-Giving at the 42nd St. Thomas International Regatta By Carol Bareuther, St. Thomas , 7:08 AM Tue 31 Mar 2015 GMT
Some boats leaped into the lead while others strengthened their front-runner status on the third and final day of racing in the 42nd St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR), presented by TAG Heuer. The 62-boat fleet, boasting entrants from the Caribbean, USA and Europe, competed in eight classes on round-the-buoy and round-the-rock courses with 10 to 15 knots of breeze. ... [more]


SAP 505 World Championships - Day 3 By Sailing Intelligence, , 4:09 AM Tue 31 Mar 2015 GMT
Day three of SAP 505 World Championships saw the return of stronger breezes to Algoa Bay in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Mike Holt and Carl Smit were the pathfinder boat for the first race of the day, but reigning World Champions found no benefit in having to sail to the right-hand side of the course, while early-out-of-the-gate Ian Pinnell was pleased that his hunch about the left proved correct ... [more]


VOR - Dongfeng mast breakage - What happened and what happens next? By Volvo Ocean Race, , 3:14 AM Tue 31 Mar 2015 GMT
Charles Caudrelier: “It’s really hard for everyone, we were leading the race overall and this is a kick in the teeth. Hurts to think about the other teams still in full competition, still sailing.”Dongfeng has not officially retired from leg 5 as yet and skipper, Charles Caudrelier, is still considering the possibility of the race crew continuing on from Ushuaia ... [more]


Dongfeng challenging final miles to Ushuaia in wake of mast breakage By Volvo Ocean Race, , 2:42 AM Tue 31 Mar 2015 GMT
Whilst everyone onboard remains in good shape considering circumstances, final miles to Ushuaia are anything but easy. Despite working throughout their day, which is now drawing to a close, the determined men of Dongfeng have not managed to remove all the damaged parts of the broken mast. The original mast rigging that holds up the remaining main section of mast is only in place on the port side. ... [more]


Seven commits to the Rolex Sydney Hobart By Di Pearson, , 2:02 AM Tue 31 Mar 2015 GMT
The Seven Network and Cruising Yacht Club of Australia today announced the signing of a long-term partnership that will see an expanding coverage of the Rolex Sydney Hobart across Seven’s broadcast television and online, mobile, social and digital platforms. ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Youngest crew in Race are the first to Cape Horn By Sail-World.com NZL, , 12:16 AM Tue 31 Mar 2015 GMT
Team Alvimedica, the youngest crew in the Volvo Ocean Race, rounded the iconic Cape Horn first today just after 1400 UTC and only 15 minutes ahead of Abu Dhabi Racing, in a hotly contested battle at the front of the fleet. While the 6,776- nautical mile stage from Auckland, New Zealand to Itajai, Brazil, is far from over and there are no race points for reaching the iconic landmark first, a Ca ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Alvimedica leads first four around Cape Horn By Sail-World.com NZL, , 11:42 PM Mon 30 Mar 2015 GMT
Four boats in the Volvo Ocean Race celebrated rounding the venerated landmark of Cape Horn on Monday, a pleasure cruelly denied Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA) after the Chinese boat’s mast was broken early in a dramatic day on Leg 5. Team Alvimedica (Charlie Enright/USA) had the considerable honour of leading the battered fleet past the fabled point at 1407 GMT, just 15 minutes cle ... [more]


St Thomas Int Regatta: Nine bullets for Annie Gardner in Nacra 17 By Bob Fisher, St Thomas , 11:20 PM Mon 30 Mar 2015 GMT
Regular weather produces regular results, but sailors, being what they are, are not totally regular, and on the third and final day of the St. Thomas International Regatta they provided some surprises. Sunshine and a fine breeze of around 15-17 knots gave the competitors the challenge they required and they all enjoyed a variety of courses. ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race - Four round Cape Horn By Volvo Ocean Race, , 10:50 PM Mon 30 Mar 2015 GMT
Four out of six boats have made it around Cape Horn today. Team Alvimedica, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Team Brunel and Mapfre all rounded the infamous rock all in less than one and a half hours. With a broken FRO sail and electronic problems, the magenta crew now has to find the right balance between safety and racing. ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race – Daylight on Dongfeng reveals extent of damage By Dongfeng Race Team, , 3:58 PM Mon 30 Mar 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race – It’s not every day you see something like this. Sunrise in the Southern Ocean has revealed the full extent of the damage through images captured by onboard reporter, Yann Riou ... [more]


2015 Eurosaf Champions Sailing Cup Series kicks off in Palma By European Sailing Federation, , 3:28 PM Mon 30 Mar 2015 GMT
The first regatta in the 2015 Eurosaf Champions Sailing Cup Series has started in Palma, Mallorca, to kick-off the Spring and Summer Olympic Classes European Tour ... [more]


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