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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
Volvo Ocean Race – The Spanish team Mapfre were given a two-point penalty on Thursday by the ISAF-appointed independent jury for rules breaches during leg five of the Volvo Ocean Race. In separate decisions, the jury 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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Superyacht UK Tour of Excellence underway By British Marine Federation, , 2:04 PM Fri 17 Apr 2015 GMT
The British Marine Federation (BMF) and group association Superyacht UK (SYUK) has been promoting British Excellence to a global audience on the Tour of Excellence this week. ...
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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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2015 Les Voiles de St. Barth - Not your average Lay day By Barby MacGowan, , 3:19 AM Fri 17 Apr 2015 GMT
2015 Les Voiles de St Barth - Today it was good to have big grinders on your Les Voiles de St. Barth sailing team, but it wasn't because the wind was overpowering. It was officially Lay Day--a day to take a break and have some fun midway between the four days of racing--and many of the 70 teams competing in the regatta decided to join in organized water games at the famously spirited Nikki Beach. ...
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Ben Ainslie Racing set to run the London Marathon for the 1851 Trust By Ben Ainslie Racing, , 2:15 AM Fri 17 Apr 2015 GMT
Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) team members will spring into action later this month to take part in the first fundraising initiative of 2015; running the London Marathon on behalf of the team's official charity, the 1851 Trust. ...
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Live coverage of Volvo Ocean Race In-Port Race at Itajai By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, , 11:51 PM Thu 16 Apr 2015 GMT
Catch the live coverage of the Itajai In Port Race for the Volvo Ocean Race. Check on the video below for the countdown to the start time in your location Leg 6 to Newport RI will start the following day ...
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Barcelona World Race – Best quotes of Riechers and Audigane By Barcelona World Race Media, , 4:27 PM Thu 16 Apr 2015 GMT
The last hour of Jorg Riechers and Sébastien Audigane's Barcelana World Race rather typified their whole race since having to pit stop into New Zealand. ...
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2015 RYA Youth Nationals – WPNSA and SunSense highlight sun protection By WPNSA, , 3:50 PM Thu 16 Apr 2015 GMT
2015 RYA Youth Nationals – Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) joined forces with SunSense, the number one sunscreen in pharmacy (UK and Australia), to promote sun protection ...
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Extreme Sailing Series™ – Getting to know Edhem Dirvana By Extreme Sailing Series™, , 3:30 PM Thu 16 Apr 2015 GMT
Extreme Sailing Series™ – The Team Turx powered by Kaya Ropes co-skipper, 38, on keeping it cool, being a movie star and creating a more peaceful world ...
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Extreme Sailing Series™ – Extreme 40 sails on the Huangpu River By Extreme Sailing Series™, , 3:13 PM Thu 16 Apr 2015 GMT
Extreme Sailing Series™ – On one of the world’s busiest waterways, the Huangpu River, in the Bund area of Shanghai, hundreds of thousands of passers-by were stopped in their tracks today by the unique sight of the Land Rover Extreme 40 sailing on this iconic waterway alongside cargo ships, tankers and passenger ferries. ...
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Barcelona World Race – Renault Captur complete their endurance test By Barcelona World Race Media, , 12:35 PM Thu 16 Apr 2015 GMT
Jorg Riechers (GER) and Sebastien Audigane (FRA) brought their Barcelona World Race to an end today (Thursday) when they sailed Renault Captur across the finish line off the Catalan capital's landmark W-Hotel at 11:35:22hrs UTC to take sixth place ...
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Volvo Ocean Race – Vestas Wind on track for Lisbon By Volvo Ocean Race, , 11:24 AM Thu 16 Apr 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race – Team Vestas Wind (Chris Nicholson/AUS) shore manager Neil Cox has paid tribute to the joint efforts to return the Danish boat into the race – and is cautiously optimistic they are on track ...
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Team Vestas Wind has six weeks before leaving shed for Volvo start By Sail-World.com NZL, , 10:48 AM Thu 16 Apr 2015 GMT
Team Vestas Wind's Neil Cox updates on the progress from Persico Marine as work continues on the VO65 ahead of their expected return to the Volvo Ocean Race in Lisbon. There's still a lot to do, but things are moving quickly and in the right direction, as Coxy explains ...
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Adventures of a Sailor Girl sits down with Jimmy Spithill By Nic Douglass, Milton , 9:30 AM Thu 16 Apr 2015 GMT
The Sailor Girl has been busy, racking up a year of shows. A few weeks ago, she also had the chance to sit down with James Spithill while he was in town to chat about all things sailing, including his own origins within the sport, and of course the next America's Cup. Here is show #43 including some on board action with the Yachting NSW Youth Team and some additional talk with James Spithill. ...
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2015 International 14 - The Hayling Hull up next By International 14, , 8:34 AM Thu 16 Apr 2015 GMT
2015 International 14 - The Hayling Hull will take place at Hayling Island SC over the weekend of the 25th and 26th of April. ...
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ISAF Sailing World Cup- the best sailing talent to assemble in Hyères By ISAF, , 5:40 AM Thu 16 Apr 2015 GMT
The finest Olympic classes sailing talent on the planet will assemble in Hyères, France from 20-26 April for the next instalment of the ISAF Sailing World Cup. Elite level fleets in all ten of the Olympic events will put their skills to the ultimate test with 40 of the world's best in each class. ...
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Les Voiles de St Barth - Phaedo3's Day 2 images by Rachel Jaspersen By Rachel Jaspersen, , 2:28 AM Thu 16 Apr 2015 GMT
Photographer Rachel Jaspersen was on the air at Les Voiles de St Barth, and provided this gallery of images from Day 2. ...
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2015 Les Voiles de St Barth - Day 2, a great day for setting records By Barby MacGowan, , 1:29 AM Thu 16 Apr 2015 GMT
2015 Les Voiles de St Barth - Another serving of clear skies and classic trade winds made it a very good day for promoting racing in the Caribbean, and Les Voiles de St. Barth organizers capitalized on the stellar conditions with a decision to 'go big” on the regatta's second day of racing. Thornberg rules for now, giving it line honors in the Multihull class well ahead of the next finisher ...
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The B&G Report - Volvo Ocean Race - Mark Chisnell - Leg 6 Preview By Mark Chisnell, Hamble , 2:21 PM Wed 15 Apr 2015 GMT
Top Volvo Ocean Race correspondent, navigator and sailing analyst, Mark Chisnell writes a regular report for B&G on the current race and trends. After the race through the Southern Ocean and back into the Atlantic, the teams will now unwind their Leg 1 passage across the equator and return to the northern hemisphere - it’s 5,010 miles and it will run the full range of climate zones. ...
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OK Dinghy Inland Championships – Lessons learned By Terry Curtis, , 11:49 AM Wed 15 Apr 2015 GMT
OK Dinghy British Inland Championships – After a break of some 20 years, the OK dinghy class returned to Grafham Water for their Inland Championships over the weekend of April 11-12 ...
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