02/23/2011 Long Distance recognition, wave action and clinics ...

Another beautiful day here in Daklha under the sign of wind and waves still in the place. If Philippe Bru had decided to take the racers into a "race" recognition around the Lagoon of Dakhla, Didier Lafitte in charge of the "wave...>>

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02/23/2011 ARTEMIS RACING - Cayard's update from Auckland

Just a quick update from down here.  The Artemis Racing team is based in Auckland this week for training and attending  America's Cup meetings.  Auckland is approximately 450 miles north of Christchurch, the site of the large...>>

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02/22/2011 GAES CENTROS AUDITIVOS: RACE UPDATE, CAFFARI AND CORBELLA GIVE WELLINGTON A WAVE

Prior to the weekend, the GAES girls were in close contact with the shore team to find a solution to a problem they were encountering with their instruments. Caffari took on the role as trouble shooter while Corbella stood in as autopilot until...>>

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02/22/2011 OPEN CONTEST

Tomorrow morning the hearts and minds of the crews of the twenty Farr 40s berthed at the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron will be focused on one thing: the 2011 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship. The word on the dock is that this championship is there for...>>

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02/22/2011 PERFECT CONDITIONS FOR BRAD VAN LIEW’S THIRD CAPE HORN ROUNDING

American ocean racer now on home straight to Punta del Este VELUX 5 OCEANS skipper Brad Van Liew has sailed into the history books rounding the iconic Cape Horn solo for a third time. The 43-year-old veteran ocean racer is the only American...>>

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02/22/2011 MEDIA ALERT: VELUX 5 OCEANS SPRINT THREE LEADER BRAD VAN LIEW PASSES CAPE HORN

AMERICAN ocean racer Brad Van Liew, the leading skipper in the third sprint of the VELUX 5 OCEANS, has passed Cape Horn. The 43-year-old becomes the first American ever to race singlehanded around Cape Horn three times.Brad rounded the world famous...>>

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02/22/2011 Extreme Sailing Series - Oman

Well, it was a different day today. In the days leading up to the racing, it certainly felt like all the days had been pretty similar. Sunny, warm, fairly flat water and 8-14 knots of wind. We were starting to feel pretty comfortable sailing the...>>

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02/22/2011 Pennec’s men lead going into the first public ‘stadium’ day tomorrow

The all-French crew onboard Groupe Edmond de Rothschild skippered by Pierre Pennec were on fire today hardly putting a foot wrong with three wins out of five races on day 2 of the Extreme Sailing Series at The Wave, Muscat. The Swiss team of Alinghi...>>

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02/21/2011 FIRST OF VELUX 5 OCEANS FLEET DUE TO ROUND CAPE HORN TODAY

Brad Van Liew set to round famous landmark for historic third time THE leading yacht in the third sprint of the VELUX 5 OCEANS is expected to round Cape Horn today. American ocean racer Brad Van Liew was just 130 nautical miles from the famous...>>

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02/21/2011 NEW REALITY TV SERIES FOLLOWS NOVICE SAILORS ON DRAMATIC 35,000-MILE GLOBAL CHALLENGE

From the high seas to the air waves – Clipper Round the World Yacht Race documentary receives global premiere on UK televisionAgainst the Tide, the six-part international documentary series about the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – the only...>>

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02/21/2011 Artemis Racing Team Update, Extreme Sailing Series - Oman

Artemis Racing Team Update, Extreme Sailing Series - Oman Wow. Finally underway! As soon as we woke up, today had a different feeling to it. We have been training in the Extreme 40 for a few weeks now. But unlike most Classes,...>>

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02/21/2011 Act 1, Day 1: Four-way tie at the top

Day 1 of Act 1 of the 2011 Extreme Sailing Series delivered a class Extreme 40 result – four boats finished on equal points at the top of the leaderboard – The Wave, Muscat, Groupe Edmond de Rothschild, Artemis Racing and Alinghi.The conditions too...>>

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02/21/2011 ARTEMIS RACING - Practice racing wraps up in Muscat

Final stages of what has been a very solid prep for Act One of the Extreme Sailing Series 2011 here in Muscat, Oman. We start the regatta tomorrow. The forecast is for a moderate sea-breeze. We expect to be sailing between 6 and 9 races!!...>>

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02/21/2011 Tension Building Ahead of Start of Act 1 at The Wave, Muscat

Final preparations are underway for the 11 teams ahead of the Extreme Sailing Series Act 1 that starts tomorrow [Sunday, 20th February] at The Wave, Muscat, and the tension is building for the 44 skippers and crew. “Everyone is going to be finding...>>

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02/21/2011 DAKHLA FESTIVAL 2011, 22/27 FEB.

The Dakhla festival, extreme south of Morocco : the incredible encounter between sea and desert, between music and boardsports!" Dakhla under pressure ! " Just arrived last night in Dakhla under a full moon which allowed to admire the huge...>>

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02/21/2011 Alinghi season starts in Oman

Alinghi season starts in Oman Alinghi begins an exciting new journey in the 2011 Extreme Sailing Series this weekend with the first event of the championship taking place in Oman. The Swiss team, back on the X40 multihulls after an absence of...>>

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02/21/2011 VELUX 5 OCEANS FLEET EXPECTED TO ROUND CAPE HORN WITHIN A WEEK

Four Eco 60s posting fast times on sprint three to Punta del Este THE VELUX 5 OCEANS fleet continue to make quick progress through the Southern Ocean bound for the ultimate landfall for sailors: Cape Horn. After 13 days at sea the fleet have...>>

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02/21/2011 Artemis Racing line up for Extreme Sailing Series - Oman

Following on from two intense weeks of training in Extreme 40s, Artemis Racing have joined ten other teams at The Wave in Muscat in preparation for the start of the Extreme Sailing Series on Sunday.  Newcomers to the Class, this will be the...>>

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02/21/2011 GAES CENTROS AUDITIVOS: RACE UPDATE - TASMAN SEA BECKONS FOR CAFFARI AND CORBELLA

Record breaking yachtswoman, Dee Caffari, and her Spanish co skipper Anna Corbella will be exiting the south Indian Ocean later this evening as they start the climb north through the Tasman Sea towards the Cook Straits. The route will take GAES...>>

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02/17/2011 CSM SUFFERS SOUTHERN OCEAN SETBACK IN VELUX 5 OCEANS SPRINT THREE Ripped mainsail hampers chase of race frontrunners CHRIS Stanmore-Major has been forced to carry out vital repairs to his yacht Spartan in the middle of the Southern Ocean after a 2.

Ripped mainsail hampers chase of race frontrunners CHRIS Stanmore-Major has been forced to carry out vital repairs to his yacht Spartan in the middle of the Southern Ocean after a 2.5-metre rip developed in his mainsail. The 33-year-old from...>>

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02/17/2011 Denmark Sees New Sporting Legacy On Event Horizon

In a world of global social media the legacy of international sporting events is no longer just about what it does for the host city or country, but also what it does for the sport worldwide, Sport Event Denmark’s chief executive believes. It is...>>

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02/16/2011 Will the 80th Race be another record-breaker?

Peta Stuart-Hunt highlights some interesting entries for the 2011 Race taking place on 25th JuneSince online entries for this historic 80th Anniversary Race opened in mid-January, the Entries team has been besieged, already processing 367 entries...>>

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02/16/2011 SYDNEY WAITS WITH BAITED BREATH

In a week’s time the 14th Rolex Farr World Championship gets underway in Sydney, Australia. A quick browse through the crew lists suggests this will be one of the most competitive championships in the history of this formidable one-design class. The...>>

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02/16/2011 RUDE AWAKENING FOR DEREK HATFIELD IN VELUX 5 OCEANS SPRINT THREE

Canadian solo sailor wakes to find Active House out of control doing 21 knots WHEN you’re alone on a 60ft yacht in the depths of the Southern Ocean, thousands of miles from land or help, the last thing you want is to lose to control of your...>>

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02/16/2011 Charles Jourdan: Refitted and Ready to Race Again

Alicante, Spain – Refitted and ready to go, the immaculate Charles Jourdan is heading to Alicante this November to race against others in the Volvo Ocean Race Legends, the first official regatta and reunion.“We are very excited about coming to...>>

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