Daily Archives: February 25, 2007

Guess what happens

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New species discovered in Antartica

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Tinkering

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French yachting challenger Areva penalised

Areva races with Italian Luna Rossa during the fourth day of match racing of the Louis Vuitton Act 12 regatta off the coast of Valencia in June 2006.
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Sarles prepares for 100th anniversary

Inside the city’s oldest boatyard, a freshly painted fiberglass vessel called Blue Lobster , sits like a princess on a pedestal overlooking Spa Creek.
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Valencia Raises its Sails

With the arrival of USA 98 from New Zealand on Friday, and the ETNZ boats by plane yesterday, all that remains to return to VLC are the Alinghi boats which, one hears, left Dubai by ship on Friday.
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Australia. Lang Walkers Kokomo wins 2007 Hamilton Island Farr 40 Championship

  Lang Walker and the crew on Kokomo were crowned 2007 Hamilton Island Farr 40 Australian Champions today after three very close days of racing.  A separation of 10 points gave Walker the title from Matt Allen’s Ichi Ban … Continue reading

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Velux 5 Oceans: Sir Robin Knox-Johnston frees kelp from dagger board and gains half a knot

“It is Sunday and Lent, and the question arises what to give up.   The life of a single hander is so deprived anyway.  If prisoners were treated like this there would be a public outcry and the crime rate … Continue reading

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St. Maarten: Tom Hills Titan 12 early favorite for 27th Heineken Regatta

  There’s a ritual that happens every year around this time in the Caribbean. Sailors near and far anxiously visit the Heineken Regatta website to review the entry list and see which interesting boats will be on the starting … Continue reading

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Velux 5 Oceans: Bernard Stamm sails 366 miles in last 24 hours

Channel 4, the UK network broadcast station, is the first of many international broadcasters to screen Ocean!, a thrilling 12 part series started on 25th February tells the story of an epic solo sailing adventure. On 22nd October 2006, eight skippers assembled … Continue reading

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