Category Archives: Sailing Blogs

Proof: LSD Makes You Happppppppppyyyyyyy!!!

Back in the 60’s, LSD meant something very different.  Today, LSD has a whole new meaning, but can still give you a pretty decent high! Through the powers of social media, LSD’s Aussie connected with Crewless’s Skippy.  Maybe it was the fact that Australian’s tend to magnate towards each other, or because they speak the [...] Continue reading

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Beau Geste – Coastal Classic 2014 – The Video

The video from onboard Beau Geste ‘sending it’ as she made her way north during the 2014 PIC Coastal Classic. A great start and great weather all the way to Russell – even if the wind was a tease at times. It was great to see all the spectators on the water and crowding the high [...] Continue reading

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Etchells Invitational 2014

WHEN? Tuesday 4th November 2014, from 5:00 p.m. WHERE? Z Pier, Westhaven, Auckland WHAT? A chance to get involved with a fun, fast, competitive fleet WHO? Anyone who would like to learn more – no experience required! BEER? Yes FORMAT The Invitational is run as a ‘Pro-Am’ event: there will be some experienced skippers (including [...] Continue reading

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VOR Boat Blogs: October 28

VOR Boat Blogs – 28th October: A world of digital age, everything is on Google, every answer a keystroke away. There is little left in our world now original. The world has become a huge dumping ground for secondhand information. Travis Rice explains it best in Art of Flight – if you want something real [...] Continue reading

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1 Week to go: 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year

ONE WEEK UNTIL 2014 ISAF ROLEX WORLD SAILOR OF THE YEAR AWARDS [Regattanews.com] The 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailors of the Year Awards will be held in one week’s time at a glittering awards ceremony in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. After an exciting year of sailing across multiple disciplines of the sport, five male and [...] Continue reading

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2014 PIC Coastal Classic – Record Breakers!

Glamour weekend for a blast up the coast and a new record or four! And there it is folks – another long weekend in Auckland has come and gone. The boats are back in Auckland, hangovers cured (some more than others), but what a great weekend it was.  Team Vodafone Sailing (ORMA 60) were not [...] Continue reading

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Launch your Olympic Dream – AUS Sailing Men’s 470 Draft 2014

Do you have what it takes and want to launch your Olympic dream in becoming a part of the Australian… Do you have what it takes and want to launch your Olympic dream in becoming a part of the Australian Sailing Team?! This is your opportunity: Australian Sailing will run a Draft Program for the [...] Continue reading

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WMRT, Argo Gold Cup: Berntsson on top

Berntsson joins sailing’s elite [Apari WMRT | Hamilton, Bermuda 26th Oct 2014] Johnie Berntsson and his Stena Sailing Team today followed the world’s top sailors such as Russell Coutts, Peter Gilmour, Ben Ainslie and Chris Dickson in becoming a two time victor of the Argo Group Gold Cup, the sixth stage of the Alpari World [...] Continue reading

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12ft Skiff Interdominion back on Sydney Harbour in January

For the first time in 10 years, the action-packed12 foot skiffs will return to Sydney Harbour proper when the acclaimed Australian versus New Zealand 12ft skiff Interdominion Championship, conducted by the 12ft Skiff Association and hosted by the Austr… Continue reading

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Frasch leads German team to challenge the World Champs title

Touristen Express’ Bjoern Frasch and crewman Oliver Peter are leading the way for a German challenge at the International 14 World Championships to be held at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club, in Victoria, Australia, from 3rd to 17th January, 2015. The multiple World Championship competitor expects another three northern German teams to soon lodge their [...] Continue reading

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