01/11/2013 Women Californian sailors meet for convention

'Women sailors are gathering again in California'    . The west coast's premier sailing convention for women is set to launch on...>>

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01/11/2013 Hugo Boss Closes Gap

Fleet News: Thomson’s third place firmly grippedMirabaud under threat of the duo Acciona and Akéna VerandasAlong the same lines The weekend is almost upon us and for the 12 sailors still in the race they are not thinking about donning their glad...>>

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01/08/2013 Cape Horn Ahead

At the end of the pacific passage, through the treacherous deep south, Cape Horn is the last mandatory gate via which the skippers must pass. It is their dream to round the mythical Horn, synonymous with turning into the final furlong, onto the home...>>

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01/05/2013 55 days, 20 hours. South Atlantic, latitude 46 ° off Argentina, Highs and Lows

From the back to the front, 5105 miles separates Alessandro Di Benedetto (Team Plastique) and the current race leader, François Gabart (MACIF). With four for of the fleet now racing in the South Atlantic and nine in the Pacific, the race is very...>>

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01/04/2013 Thomson Rounds Cape Horn Solo For The First Time

South of the front three boats, Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss) triumphantly rounded Cape Horn early this morning at 0238 GMT in a 25 knot wind, making 17.5 knots. This is the first solo passage for the 38 year old British skipper and the culmination of 12...>>

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01/04/2013 THE FIRST ENTRY IS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2013 J.P. MORGAN ASSET MANAGEMENT ROUND THE ISLAND RACE

Cowes, Isle of Wight: The Island Sailing Club opened its entries for the 82nd J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race at 12.01 a.m. this morning and can confirm that the first entry to be approved and processed was Redshank, a Devon-based...>>

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12/31/2012 Asia Superyacht Rendezvous: Grand Dames and a Baby Elephant

'Asia Superyacht Rendezvous 2012 - Yanneke II'    Guy Nowell ©    Click Here to...>>

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12/30/2012 1400 miles to Cape Horn, Full attack

It is full attack mode for all 13 skippers on the Vendée Globe this morning as each manages to maintain solid average speeds, all making good miles towards their next waypoint. For the two leaders, who spoke last night by VHF radio, the next ‘mark’...>>

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12/29/2012 Port La Fôret in the Pacific?

As the two leaders of the Vendée Globe, François Gabart and Armel Le Cléac’h, set up to pass the eighth and final safety gate of the course, after nearly 50 days at sea they continue to race in visual contact for some of the time, only a few miles...>>

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12/28/2012 America's Cup: A look inside Oracle Team USA's building facility

'Oracle Team USA’s second wingsail passes Westhaven en route to the Port of Auckland and delivery to San Francisco'    Richard Gladwell © ...>>

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12/28/2012 Asia Superyacht Rendezvous: Grand Dames and a Baby Elephant

'Asia Superyacht Rendezvous 2012 - Yanneke II'    Guy Nowell ©    Click Here to...>>

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12/28/2012 Catch up time for Dick and Thomson

De Broc in Pacific Jean-Pierre Dick (Virbac-Paprec 3) and Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss) continue their respective comebacks against the Vendée Globe’s leading duo Armel Le Cléac’h (Banque Populaire) and François Gabart (Macif) who have been slowed by a...>>

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12/24/2012 Stamm Repairs, Gabart Hares, Golding, Wavre and Sansó Nightmares

Bernard Stamm (Cheminées Poujoulat) was still working this morning (his night) to try and fix his hydrogenerators, re-join the race and preserve any hope of a place on the podium. The weather has hardened, with 16-18 knot northwesterlies sweeping...>>

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12/24/2012 Stamm Shelters in Auckland Islands for Repairs

Bernard Stamm (Cheminées Poujoulat) has found shelter in the Auckland Islands, 250 miles south of New Zealand, on Sunday morning, after diverting at around 1700hrs UTC on Saturday to try to make repairs to his boat, ostensibly the hydrogenerators....>>

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12/21/2012 Advantage Gabart and Stamm

Francois Gabart (MACIF) took the lead of the race back at the 1900hrs UTC ranking on Thursday and unusually, for the last 48 hours, held onto it overnight (their day in the southern hemisphere). But Armel Le Cléac’h (Banque Populaire) was still just...>>

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12/21/2012 Return of Swan 42, resurgence of Melges 24 bolster Quantum Key West

   Key West, Fla - John Hele has wanted to compete in the popular annual race week off Key West ever since he got into sailboat racing. The New York Yacht Club member will finally get to achieve that goal next month because the Swan 42...>>

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12/21/2012 DNV and GL to merge

Hamburg/Oslo - An agreement has been signed to merge DNV and GL. The new entity will be called DNV GL Group. It will be one of the world’s leading ship classification societies and risk experts in the oil and gas, renewable energy and power sectors,...>>

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12/19/2012 Extreme Sailing Series 2012 – a look back at an extraordinary sixth year

- 8 international teams, 7 Acts on 3 continents – watch the new 2012 highlights video here- Once again an extraordinary world-class sporting contest, with the final podium decided in Rio in final minutes of action after 209 races this year-...>>

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12/17/2012 Thomson Dives South as it Blows Hot and Cold

Top Story: After enjoying the best last 24 hours in the fleet at the 0400hrs (0500hrs French time) ranking, but slowing after the end of his complicated relationship with Claudia, fourth-placed Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss) dived south on Monday morning....>>

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12/16/2012 35 days, 20 hours, 320 miles to the East Australia Gate, Gabac’h Leads Sunday Trading

Like many close relationships the two French leaders of the Vendée Globe are close to earning their own portmanteau: Gabac’h perhaps. Although, Armel has led the race for more days and may prefer Cléart, or if he is going the Brangelina route,...>>

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12/12/2012 OmniAccess provides High Speed Ku-band VSAT Coverage in the Seychelles

Palma de Mallorca – OmniAccess, an industry leading VSAT service provider and network integrator in the luxury superyacht market, will expand its flexible and high speed coverage areas to include the Seychelles as well complementing the existing...>>

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12/12/2012 Emirates Team New Zealand update

Emirates Team New Zealand today completed the permitted 30 days of testing and training in its first AC72 catamaran.   Rules for the 34th America’s Cup allow on 30 sailing days for the first boat between July 2012 and the end of January...>>

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12/12/2012 700 miles to Australia West Gate. Punching the clock?

- Small gain for Gabart - Thomson going east - Di Benedetto at Cape of Good Hope Vendée Globe leader Francois Gabart on Macif banked a small, but significant gain overnight against his main rival Armel Le Cléac’h as the leading five skippers...>>

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12/10/2012 Day 29 plus 18h at 473 miles to the Amsterdam gate. Big Monday?

- 480 miles over 24 hours, and climbing..... - Le Cléac’h under pressure, Dick fastest - High pressure for second two groups As they roll seamlessly into their 30th day at sea racing, miles tumbling quickly hour by hour on the heels of strong,...>>

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12/10/2012 Leigh McMillan does the double – Act 8 Rio winner and 2012 Extreme Sailing Series Champion

- Omani double for 2012 Extreme Sailing Series podium places – as Oman Air claim second place behind The Wave, Muscat who are also victorious in the final Act beating Groupe Edmond de Rothschild by just 0.2 points (on 192.2) - An extraordinary 6th...>>

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