07/25/2013 ARTEMIS RACING LAUNCHES BLUE BOAT

Before a crowd of almost 300 members of Artemis Racing, including family and friends, the team officially launched the Blue Boat this morning during a christening ceremony."This is a great day for many reasons" said Torbjörn Törnqvist,...>>

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Category: International

07/25/2013 The 15th X-Yachts Gold Cup was a resounding success….

Incorporating the X-99 Gold Cup, X-35 Nordic Championship, X-41 European Championship, as well as racing for Family Classes A&B, Sport Classes C&D and a 50-footers fleet, the 2013 X-Yachts Gold Cup took place from July 18-20....>>

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Category: International

07/22/2013 Emirates Team New Zealand update - Good win without a jib

Emirates Team New Zealand took another point today in the Louis Vuitton cup challenger series, beating Luna Rossa by 2m 20sec.   For most of the race, Dean Barker and crew sailed without a jib. On the first upwind leg, the clip at the head of...>>

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Category: International

07/12/2013 “a” is for Angler, as Raymarine launches latest a Series Multifunction Displays

Fishing frenzy as new CHIRP DownVision™ models debut at ICAST   Nashua N.H. – July 2013 –The compact dimension, big specification format of Raymarine’s new a Series multifunction displays (MFDs) receives another boost as the company releases...>>

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Category: Technics

07/02/2013 Spindrift 2 unveiled

•    The largest racing trimaran in the world shows new colours•    A program of records from 2013•    Thoughts on technological developments  Outlining the plans of the Spindrift racing team,...>>

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Category: International

06/05/2013 Normandy Sailing Week : 3th race in M34

The third M34 race on Groupama sailing team's programme, Normandy Sailing Week kicks off tomorrow for the eight competing crews. After taking part in a training race today, the one-designs will race the 236 miles to the Isle of Wight...>>

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Category: International

04/25/2013 X-Yachts Gold Cup 2013 – Final registration day - 1st May!

The 2013 X-Yachts Gold Cup will be hosted by the KDY (Royal Danish Yacht Club), at the club’s eye-catching, architect-designed venue in the Danish capital of Copenhagen.The Gold Cup was last sailed in Denmark in 2008, when 120 X-Yachts and 1,200...>>

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Category: International

04/10/2013 LES VOILES DE SAINT BARTH 2013: Bring it On

It was hard to tell dockside in Gustavia this morning if there was a care in the world among the Les Voiles de St. Barth competitors, what with the trade winds blowing, blue skies prevailing, and large cumulus clouds scudding overhead. With the...>>

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Category: International

03/12/2013 This is your chance to become a local Champion at the GBR IRC Regional Championships

  Clubs and sailing event organisers all over Great Britain are gearing up for another busy IRC racing season, and none more so than those hosting one of the GBR IRC Regional Championships in 2013.    ...>>

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Category: International

02/26/2013 2012-2013 VENDEE GLOBE HIGHLIGHTS

The seventh edition of the Vendée Globe was a record-studded race (Youngest winner, smallest gap between the first two skippers, two sailors under 80 days, smallest gap between the first and the last skipper) that kept sailing enthusiasts on the...>>

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Category: International

02/25/2013 St. Moritz Match Race Postponed to 2014

London, UK : The St Moritz Match Race, an official stage of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, has been postponed to 2014 due to a lack of commercial funding for the event this year.   “We are very sad to have to make this...>>

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Category: International

02/08/2013 The Morning After The Night Before : Golding celebrates his Vendée Globe Finish. Dockside Interview & Press Conference Quotes

  Mike Golding has spent the day speaking very personally and openly about his record-breaking finish in the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe. Golding, and his yacht Gamesa, crossed the...>>

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Category: International

02/07/2013 Mike Golding finishes Vendée Globe in sixth position becoming only person in 24 year history of iconic race to successfully finish three times

Mike Golding, skipper of Gamesa, crossed the finish line of the Vendée Globe at 18:38:26 UTC/GMT on Wednesday 6 February in 6th place, becoming the first person in the 24 year history of the solo, non-stop, round the world race, to finish...>>

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Category: International

02/07/2013 Sailing festival in store with Volvo Ocean Race to stop at Newport, Rhode Island for first time

Newport, Rhode Island - February 2013 - Newport, Rhode Island will host the Volvo Ocean Race for the first time after winning a place on the route for the 12th edition of sailing's premier round-the-world challenge in 2014-15.The Race will reach...>>

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Category: International

02/07/2013 Jean Le Cam ( SynerCiel) finishes fifth in the Vendée Globe 2012-2013

Jean Le Cam crossed the finish line of the Vendée Globe at 12h:14m:58s UTC (local time France minus 1hr) this Wednesday 6th February to end a gale stricken final passage across the Bay of Biscay and secure fifth place overall after a long,...>>

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Category: International

02/02/2013 Gothenburg to stage Volvo Ocean Race finale in 2015

Gothenburg, - The Swedish city of Gothenburg will be the final stop on the route for the 12th edition of the Volvo Ocean Race in 2014-15 and will also feature in the 13th edition under a two-race deal presented on Friday.Gothenburg is Sweden's...>>

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02/02/2013 Back on the Track

Fleet NewsOffshore, along the coast of Brasil, to the west of Cape Verde, the Canary Islands, between Madeira and the Azores the skippers sail in the winds, along the edge of high pressure. There is another is low north of Spain. "That's the...>>

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Category: International

01/31/2013 Dona Bertarelli acquires Maxi Banque Populaire V, legendary trimaran and winner of the Trophée Jules Verne.

Ocean-faring maxi trimaran known as Maxi Banque Populaire V has been acquired by Dona Bertarelli and is now gearing up to a new campaign, set to break records and create exceptional events. The trimaran will begin its new career within Dona...>>

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Category: International

01/31/2013 SIR ROBIN KNOX-JOHNSTON CONGRATULATES ALEX THOMSON ON VENDEE GLOBE PODIUM

Legendary sailor welcomes former Clipper Race skipper to exclusive club of solo circumnavigators Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the first man to sail solo non-stop around the world, has congratulated Britain’s Alex Thomson on his podium finish in the ...>>

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Category: International

01/31/2013 BRITISH SKIPPER ALEX THOMSON APPROACHING LES SABLES D’OLONNE TO COMPLETE VENDEE GLOBE IN THIRD PLACE

British solo sailor Alex Thomson is expected to finish the Vendée Globe, the non stop around the world race, at around 0700hrs UTC (0800hrs local time France) this morning.Thomson should finish in third place, setting a new solo non stop record for...>>

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Category: International

01/31/2013 Mike Golding addresses keel issue; searching for solution at sea

Mike Golding onboard Gamesa has been working for the past 24 hours to resolve an issue with his keel. Investigations over the side of the boat with a camera yesterday evening revealed that the front fairing of the keel olive has been lost....>>

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Category: International

01/28/2013 Dancing across the South Pacific

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – What do you get when you put three crazy guys on three yachts with dreams of a sailing adventure around the South Pacific? Enough stories to last a lifetime! Canadian Alan Boreham, Australian Peter Jinks and New...>>

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Category: International

01/28/2013 Epic Week of Racing at Quantum Key West 2013

Key West, Fla --   It wasn't hard to figure out who the winners were upon conclusion of Quantum Key West 2013. Andrea Pozzi and the Italian sailors aboard Bombarda were passing around bottles of champagne. Jim Richardson and the boys on...>>

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01/28/2013 François Gabart, MACIF, winner of the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe

François Gabart crossed the Vendée Globe finish line at 15 hours 18 minutes 40 seconds, French time, setting a new solo round-the-world record of 78 day, 2 hours, 16 minutes and 40 seconds.  Beating Michel Desjoyeaux’s...>>

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Category: International

01/18/2013 Powerful below-deck furlers from Reckmann

Reckmann Yacht Equipment, the Rellingen-based reefing systems specialist which celebrated its 120th anniversary last year, has extended its range of hydraulic below-deck furlers with the new UD2sc. This latest, smallest UDsc model is designed for...>>

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Category: International
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