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2015 NZL Etchells Nationals – Results & Photos

The Kiwi Etchells fleet raced their 2015 National Championship over the weekend with 11 boats competing in the competitive fleet. Alastair Gair and his Valsheda II crew too the win with five bullets from seven races. “LIKE” Etchells New Zealand on Facebook Overall Results Sailed: 7, Discards: 1, To count: 6, Entries: 11, Scoring system: […]

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75th M Class Arch Logan Memorial – Mach One takes the win

It’s the race that ends the season. The Arch Logan Memorial for the highly competitive M Class fleet who race from Royal Akarana Yacht Club in Auckland, New Zealand. The three hour “marathon” can make or break any sailor and it has been know to mess with your mind for years to come if you […]

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Team Jolly: Europe 2015 – Here We Go Again!!

Been a little while since we did any sort of updating, so thought it was well due! As seen above, we are currently in Palma, back in our ‘Cookie Monster’! So where to begin… after our Miami trip in January, we had a good month and a half at home, getting in lots of off […]

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VOR: A cross in the middle of the Southern Ocean!

Team Alvimedica crossed in front of Mapfre within one and a half boat lengths after racing 11 days and more than 3,500nm “It’s crazy that we even have to think about these things out here in the middle of nowhere. With the Ice Limit, it’s a reality … everyone’s all together and the boats are […]

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Voodoo Chile declared Farr 40 national champion

It’s been a four year endeavour and this afternoon the Tasmanian crew on Voodoo Chile were declared Australian Farr 40 champions. “We first came up to Sydney in 2008 and went away with our tail between our legs,” said a glowing Andrew Hunn, co-owner of Voodoo with his boat partner of eight years, Lloyd Clark. […]

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RC44: Katusha does the double

With gale force winds forecast from lunchtime on, it was a relatively early start to proceedings for day three of the RC44 Valletta Cup in Malta.  Principal Race Officer, Peter Reggio, got racing underway two hours ahead of schedule, at 0930, before finally pulling the plug at midday after two races had been held. Over […]

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Farr 40 AUS Champs: Brain-Boggler for Day 2

A “brain-boggler” second day at the Farr 40 nationals on Sydney Harbour is Transfusion crewman Will Mackenzie’s take on the five race outing where vexed tacticians made calls then crossed their fingers and hoped for the best, three different owners claimed bullets from five races, and there’s a new pointscore leader. Andrew Hunn and Lloyd […]

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RC44: Big wave blast off in Malta

Fleet racing at the RC44 Valletta Cup got off to a challenging start on Malta’s north coast, the 11 crews taking on some of the biggest waves and most confused seas they have ever encountered in their slender one designs. With the start area for the windward-leeward courses set up off St Julian’s, northwest of […]

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Auckland loses America’s Cup Qualifier Series

“The proposal was to go down to the AC45’s, a much smaller boat and lose Auckland as a qualifier or stay with the AC62 and come to Auckland.” Grant Dalton. News just in is that Auckland won’t be hosting a qualifier series for the 35th Americas’ Cup. But this is news to the team, who […]

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Luna Rossa – Opposed & could withdraw from the 35th America’s Cup

It would seem that the organisers of the 35th America’s Cup decision to change the design of the boat, is not sitting nicely with Luna Rossa. Check out their statement… Team Luna Rossa Challenge is distinctly opposed to the proposal – announced on the official web site of the America’s Cup – to change the […]

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