Category Archives: Sailing Blogs

Bring on the Spewlympics

It’s an ongoing debate. The water quality for sailors at the 2016 Olympic Games. Watch. What do YOU think should happen? Rio’s Olympian Raw Sewage ProblemRio’s 2016 Olympic water venues are basically as bad as … raw sewage. Eww. Posted by AJ+ on Thursday, 30 July 2015 From the NZ Herald RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) […]

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Aussie kids at the Cadet Worlds

The 2015 International Cadet Worlds are happening in Riva, Italy and 16 Aussie kids are there! This is a great number of sailors who all had to qualify to race. AUS – Australia WORLDS FLEET 7 TEAMS AUS 9531 Sam Abel / Hugo Allison AUS 9778 William Cooper / Laura Cooper AUS 9523 Dominic Randall / […]

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Victory Heralds Sweet Return For Sehested

“It’s just fantastic to win here. if you had asked me a week ago if I would get to the Semi Finals, I would have said it was unlikely, so we are thrilled to go all the way and I’d like to thank my team for all their excellent work.” Nicolai Sehested (DEN) and his […]

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Andre Budzien secures second OK Dinghy world title

Andre Budzien secures second OK Dinghy world title after two-sided last day Andre Budzien (GER) has won the OK Dinghy World Championship in Puck, Poland after a very difficult, and sometimes contentious, final day. Charlie Cumbley (GBR) took the silver… Continue reading

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Brilliant Bronenosec the Master of Marstrand

Further impeccable sailing from Vladimir Liubomirov and the crew of his light blue RC44 saw Bronenosec Sailing Team claim the RC44 Marstrand Cup for the second year running. This came after a challenging fourth day of fleet racing off Marstrand Island on Sweden’s west coast with a light 10 knot wind and a ‘boat disappearing’ […]

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Highs and lows of the Brisbane to Keppel race

Highs and lows of the 9th Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Yacht Race  The 9th edition of the Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Race is the second slowest on record in terms of line honours and the boat furthest back, Philip Bell’s Olsen 40 called She, is not long past the halfway mark in the pleasant but […]

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Thomas Hansson-Mild dominates but Andre Budzien leads

Thomas Hansson-Mild dominates day four at OK Dinghy worlds but Andre Budzien leads again in Puck After a particularly horrible day in Puck, Poland, Andre Budzien (GER) has retaken the lead at the OK Dinghy World Championships, though Thomas Hansson-Mil… Continue reading

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Alive smokes the Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Yacht Race

Under a bright blue moon and still with wind on their side, Philip Turner’s 66-footer Alive claimed an unopposed line honours victory and may have also cleaned out the Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race trophy cabinet. The 14 person crew aboard the Derwent Sailing Squadron registered boat finished the 348nm running and […]

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Can you see it?

Invisible sails. What do you think? Yay or nay? Clear development I14 spinnaker on the water!#RoyalQueenslandYachtSquadron #I14 #Skiff #sailingTrent Neighbour David Hayter Posted by Alegayter Sails on Thursday, 30 July 2015 I14 Development Spinnaker(Testing a new spinnaker shape in real conditions) Posted by Alegayter Sails on Wednesday, 15 July 2015

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RC44s launched on fresh Friday in Marstrand

RC44s launched on fresh Friday in Marstrand With one day of racing left at the RC44 Marstrand Cup on Sweden’s west coast, the two Vladimirs’ teams are vying for the lead. This morning Vladimir Liubomirov’s Bronenosec Sailing Team was ahead by a mere point, an opening race win for Vladimir Prosikhin caused his Team Nika […]

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