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Crash

This footage was supplied to LSD today. It was shot by Hans who was on board Rikki (RP44). Boats involved: Northern Redel (Beneteau First 40.7) Animal Biscuits (Shaw 750) “The blue boat (one getting crash tackled) is Animal Biscuits and the grey one is Northern Rebel. Northern Rebel did the killing, and Animal Biscuits did [...]

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Heading out video chat // Day 3 Warren Jones Regatta

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AC35: BAR in Bermuda

Ben Ainslie Racing launches in Bermuda Ben Ainslie is leading his team on to the waters of the America’s Cup race course in Bermuda this week. The squad is training with two foiling catamarans – the small, light, Nacra 20s – on the Great Sound. Ainslie says the training session is important for two reasons [...]

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ISAF Sailing World Cup: Kiwi’s hold lead in 420W, Nacra & 49erFX

Three NZL Sailing Team crews have retained their overnight lead after day two of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami on now on Biscayne Bay in the USA. The major Olympic class regatta has attracted quality fleets from around the globe and in the Women’s 470, Women’s 49erFX and the Mixed Nacra 17 multihull [...]

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Meet Karl Kwok – The Man Behind Beau Geste Racing

He may be better known in Hong Kong as a department store baron, but Karl Kwok knows more than a little about sailing, including taking out one of the world’s toughest ocean races. Despite his business success in Hong Kong, Karl Kwok says he feels most at home on the water. Getting off solid ground [...]

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Unmanned Sailing Boat Crossing The Atlantic?

Yep –  this is the dream of a group of students from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver in west Canada. They’ve designed a robotic sailboat that will become the first unmanned vessel to cross the Atlantic Ocean. They plan to launch the so-called “Sailbot” off the coast of Newfoundland in the far [...]

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ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami – Day 2 Highlights & Overall Results

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami – Day 2 Highlights Part 1 Focus on the Men’s RS:X and Nacra 17 at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella. ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami – Day 2 Highlights Part 2 Focus on the Women’s 470 and Laser at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella. [...]

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OK Dinghy World Champ will take on Oceanbridge Sail Auckland

Matt Stechmann is the current OK Dinghy World Champion and today entered Oceanbridge Sail Auckland which is set to attract the top OK sailors from around the country. “I’m really looking forward to getting back out on the water at Oceanbridge Sail Auckland. It’s the third year the OK’s have been invited and its turned [...]

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36 Below Racing Currently 3rd // Warren Jones Regatta

Chris Steele and his 36 Below Racing team are currently equal third after Day 1 of the Warren Jones Regatta which is being raced in Perth, Western Australia. Results after Day 1 1          Matt Jerwood             South of Perth Y.C.                            6 wins 2 losses 2          Peter Holz                   Chicago Match Racing Centre            5          3 3=        Joachim [...]

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Local Skipper Matt Jerwood leads Warren Jones Regatta

Perth based skipper Matt Jerwood made a strong opening on the first day of the Warren Jones International Youth Regatta today on the Swan River, winning his first six matches, before suffering two losses, but retains the overall lead. The young skipper… Continue reading

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