Category Archives: Sailing Blogs

AUS Sailing Team keeps us socially updated

The Australian Sailing Team is busy keeping their followers updated about the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres by being quite active on the social media front! Here is their latest stuff after Day 3 of the regatta. Post by Australian Sailing Team. Post… Continue reading

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‘Team Extreme Qingdao’ is home nation entry for Chinese Act of 2014 Extreme Sailing Series

‘Team Extreme Qingdao’ announced as home nation entry for Chinese Act of 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™ [Source: Extreme Sailing Series] In just over one week, China’s 2008 ‘Olympic Sailing City’ of Qingdao will welcome the formidable fleet of Extreme 40s to Fushan Bay, with the home nation entry ‘Team Extreme Qingdao’ bolstering the elite level … Continue reading

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NZL Sailing Team Update: Five in the top four as Hyeres hits the mid-way mark

Post by Team Jolly. [Source: NZl Sailing Team] ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres has hit the mid way mark and many of the NZL Sailing Team continue to inch up the standings with Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie, and Peter Burling and Blair Tuke leading the charge … Continue reading

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Belcher / Ryan on medal course at ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyères

Post by Mat Belcher & Will Ryan – London to Rio 2016. [Source: Australian Sailing Team] The qualification stage at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, France has drawn to an end after two days of racing with Australian Sailing Team crews performing strongly in the first two days of racing at the fifth and final … Continue reading

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2014 Stoke Beer 18ft National Champs – This ANZAC weekend!

[Source: Auckland Sailing Club] The 2014 Stoke Beer 18ft Skiff National Championships are being held this ANZAC weekend at the Auckland Sailing Club, Okahu Bay. Racing will be held straight out from the club with fantastic viewing from North Head and O… Continue reading

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Hellerup Melges24 Easter Regatta

The annual Melges 24 Easter regatta in Hellerup was a three days light wind event this year. The sun was shining and the winds and current made it a challenge for all the crews. The Hellerup Sailing Club did a fantastic job with the courses and startin… Continue reading

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NZ Opti Nationals: The Wrap

[Source: NZIODA]The 2014 Toyota National Optimist Championship final day was a real thriller on both the open and green fleets. We were once again treated to a great breeze. Peaking at 18 knots, it yet again tested the sailors strengths, particularly w… Continue reading

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Byte CII World Championships 2014 and 2014 Youth Olympic Games Continental Qualifier

Fraglia Vela Riva del Garda, Riva del Garda / April 22nd – 27th, 2014 All at Riva del Garda for a place at the Youth Olympics Twenty-four nations with only one objective: Olympic qualification. No sooner has the Riva club just celebrated the the victory of its own athlete at the 32nd Garda Optimist Meeting … Continue reading

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NZL Sailing Team Update: Early leaders in the 49er and RS:X

The final regatta of the 2013-14 season of the ISAF Sailing World Cup is underway with great conditions for day one of racing in Hyeres, France today. The NZL Sailing Team has made a solid start leading in both the 49er and the Women’s RS:X, and lying 2nd in the Women’s 470. [Source: Yachting New Zealand … Continue reading

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Kiwi kid youngest ever to race alone across Tasman

On Tuesday 22nd April 2014, nineteen-year-old New Zealander Cory McLennan will make history by becoming the youngest person ever to attempt the Solo Trans-Tasman Challenge yacht race. This gruelling yacht race has a history of shipwrecks, abandonments and cyclones, and is a test for even the most experienced offshore sailors.  This will be Cory’s first … Continue reading

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