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Sydney Hobart: Alfa Romeo’s Race to The Corner By Crosbie Lorimer, Hobart , 3:55 PM Mon 28 Dec 2009
Sydney Hobart. The next few hours will be critical and nervous ones for race leader Alfa Romeo. While Neville Crichton’s yacht is holding a handy 12 mile lead over Wild Oats XI ...[more]

PredictWind's latest Sydney to Hobart Forecast. An exciting 48 Hours! By Nathan May, . , 8:24 PM Sun 27 Dec 2009
PredictWind.com is forecasting a variety of conditions for the fleet of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race as they pass Bass Strait and move on towards Tasmania. From more wind holes to 30 knot northerlies we can expect to see some very exciting sailing over the next 48 hours! ...[more]

Your chance to win a $1,000 PredictWind Professional subscription By Richard Gladwell, 9:13 AM Sat 26 Dec 2009
In mid June 2010, ten Sail-World readers will have won a PredictWind Professional forecasting package for one year, valued at almost $1,000 per subscription. This Professional Package includes access to a unique set of tools allowing the user to predict weather conditions for use in club racing, major series or peace of mind while cruising ...[more]

Sydney to Hobart: PredictWind Race Day Forecast By Nathan May, . , 7:26 AM Sat 26 Dec 2009
PredictWind's latest wind forecast?nid=102097 is predicting southerly winds for the start of today's race. ...[more]

Sydney to Hobart: PredictWind Updated Forecast By Nathan May, . , 7:41 PM Thu 24 Dec 2009
All eyes are on the weather as we draw closer to the start of this offshore racing classic. The latest forecast is now available from PredictWind.com?nid=102097. At this stage there is still some variation between the two PredictWind models for the start of the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. ...[more]

PredictWind Long Range Forecast for Sydney to Hobart By Nathan May, Auckland , 7:56 PM Wed 23 Dec 2009
PredictWind is forecasting Southerly winds for the start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. With stronger winds of 18Knts at start time decreasing to around 10Knts as the race progresses. The images displayed are using PredictWind's High Resolution GRIB files displayed using Expedition Software. ...[more]

Monsoon Cup – PredictWind Forecast for Final Days By Nathan May, Auckland , 8:35 AM Sat 5 Dec 2009
Predictwind is forecasting moderate to light winds for the final two days of racing of the Monsoon Cup. While the first day was the toughest in the five year history of the Monsoon Cup with monsoonal winds and rain, the last two days have provide excellent racing conditions and that should continue. ...[more]

2009 Coastal Classic – Race Day Forecast by PredictWind By Nathan May, Auckland , 12:08 PM Thu 22 Oct 2009
PredictWind is expecting traditional conditions for the 2009 HSBC Premier Coastal Classic. A moderate South Westerly wind ranging from 15-20Knts is expected to build as the boats move northwards over the 119nm course. As the fleet approach Cape Brett the wind is expected to shift more towards the South with a SSW forecast as the fleet arrive in Russell. ...[more]

PredictWind.com is Forecasting High Wind's for Rolex Middle Sea Race By Nathan May, Auckland , 9:28 AM Sat 17 Oct 2009
PredictWind has generated a detailed Marine Forecast for the 2009 Rolex Middle Sea Race. With strong winds hitting the Northern and Western Coasts of Sicily it should make for some very interesting sailing. ...[more]

Upgrades to Predictwind go live - many new features By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World, 7:22 PM Tue 6 Oct 2009
A new version of Predictwind the popular online wind information application has gone live. Many new features have been incorporated in this version, which has a completely new look and feel. The user can now drive the application via a series on on screen options, that allow you to toggle between different features, feeds and views. ...[more]

World First Certified Marina Operator (CMO) Acknowledged By MIAA, 7:24 PM Tue 15 Sep 2009
The Certified Marina Operator (CMO) designation has been awarded to Rod Williams, Marina Manager at the Middle Harbour Yacht Club in Sydney. ...[more]

PredictWind shows building breeze for Day 6 of Airlie Beach Race Week By Nathan May, Auckland , 8:52 AM Thu 20 Aug 2009
With the final day of racing expected to kick off at 0940hrs on the Pioneer Bay course the winds should stick around for another great day of racing. Today’s forecast shows SE Trade Winds building from 7Knts up to around 16Knts at its peak. ...[more]

PredictWind’s Forecast for Day Four of Airlie Beach Race Week By Nathan May, Auckland , 9:03 AM Tue 18 Aug 2009
Today looks to be an exciting day of sailing with winds looking to fill in from the Southeast throughout the day. Racing is scheduled to start at 1025hrs where the inshore forecast is showing SE winds at 4-9Knts. The Wind Speed Graph below shows the inshore (blue lines) and offshore winds (orange lines) increasing as the day progresses. ...[more]

PredictWind makes it easy for Airlie Beach & Hamilton Island Race Week By Nathan May, Auckland , 4:05 PM Fri 14 Aug 2009
PredictWind has made it easy for out-of-towners to get a localised forecast for Airlie Beach and Hamilton Island Race Weeks. Here we have been able to generate a four-day forecast for the Arlie Beach Race Week with out having to leave the office. ...[more]

Light winds predicted for the start of Airlie Beach Race Week By Nathan May, Auckland , 8:58 AM Fri 14 Aug 2009
With the first race for the 2009 Airlie Beach Race Week due to start in less than two hours. PredictWind.com is predicting light winds for race one. The light winds should make for an interesting but slow start. ...[more]

Strong winds stop racing in Volvo ISAF Youth Worlds on Day 2 By Richard Gladwell, 5:16 AM Mon 13 Jul 2009
Strong winds prevented racing in all classes on Day 2 of the Volvo ISAF Youth Worlds in Brazil today. Winds of over 35kts were caused by a stationary front ahead of a deepening trough of low pressure. ...[more]

Strong winds expected to hit the Upper North Island over the weekend By Richard Gladwell, 9:03 PM Fri 10 Jul 2009
Strong winds are predicted for the upper half of the North Island this weekend, with winds of up to 50kts expected in the Waitemata Harbour, rising to 70kts in the afternoon from the south east. Following are the official forecasts together with the maps courtesy of PredictWind ...[more]

Dan Slater: Low and slow was the story in the Finn Gold Cup By Dan Slater, 7:04 AM Fri 10 Jul 2009
2000 and 2008 Olympian, Dan Slater, reports on Day 4 of racing in the 2009 Finn Gold Cup in Denmark: Low and slow was the story of my day today. The breeze was 17-22 knots with what has now become standard 20 degree wind shifts. Race 1 I had a really bad start and managed to get in phase with the wind shifts early in the beat and I rounded the first mark 4th. Down the run I struggled ...[more]

Dan Slater: A mixed day in very mixed conditions in Finn Gold Cup By Dan Slater, 1:16 PM Thu 9 Jul 2009
2000 and 2008 Olympian, Dan Slater, reports on Day 3 of racing in the 2009 Finn Gold Cup in Denmark: A mixed day in very mixed conditions. Today the breeze was between 5-15 knots and shifted 90 degrees and back which made racing really difficult . Race 1 went really well ...[more]

Dan Slater: Not a bad day at the office in the Finn Gold Cup By Dan Slater, 9:16 AM Wed 8 Jul 2009
2000 and 2008 Olympian, Dan Slater, reports on Day 2 of racing in the 2009 Finn Gold Cup in Denmark: 'Not a bad day at the office today in very tricky conditions the breeze started in race 1 at about 8 knots and quickly built to 14-15 knots during the race. I had a nice start and was able to go where I wanted but I put myself a little to much in the middle and a big right hand shift ...[more]

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