Daily Archives: February 28, 2007

Voyage of the Pateke

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Americas Cup: Keats Keeley USA 40th sailor in Victory Challenge team

  Victory Challenge needed to temporarily reinforce the sailing team for winter training in Dubai, because some of the crew were also involved in making Järv (SWE 96) ready in Valencia. One of the extra sailors was Keats Keeley, … Continue reading

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Velux 5 Oceans: Sir Robin & Dalton set for South Atlantic Match Race

  The Velux 5 Oceans 15:08 UTC position poll has the two leading boats averaging the best speeds in the fleet. Although they are separated by 2,900 miles, race leader Bernard Stamm and second place Kojiro Shiraishi are matching … Continue reading

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BMW Oracle’s USA-87 is back on the water

After an absence of several months, USA-87 of BMW Oracle, reappeared this morning in front of the team’s base in Port America’s Cup.
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Former international sailing chief at Boaters’ Symposium

Paul Henderson, the former head of the International Sailing Federation , is the keynote speaker at the Boaters’ Symposium on March 7. “His long experience heading up the International Sailing Federation , on …
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Prepared to their best for another 100 years

FLIPSIDE: Sean Linsdall flips a pancake as Jack Waller looks on THERE is no better motto than “be prepared” for the challenge of whipping up 100 pancakes in little more than an hour.
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France. Calais Round Britain Race: A warm-up lap for Transat Jacques Vabre

With three months to the start of the Calais Round Britain Race, the number of entries is shaping up nicely with a great mix of new prototypes and top names from the Imoca circuit. At least twelve boats are … Continue reading

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Americas Cup leaves Switzerland on the Road to Valencia

The America's Cup trophy left its home for the past four years in Geneva, Switzerland, on Tuesday, marking the first step on the 'Road to Valencia' tour and the final count-down to the decisive stages of the competition. This … Continue reading

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Spirit of giving prevails

When it comes to raising money for a “great idea” versus an up-and-running product, there is usually no comparison.
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Will Bullimore go for the RTW record, will he get it? BYM talks to him

Tony Bullimore has talked frankly to BYM News editor, Marian Martin, about his weather delays, his sponsorship, his finances and his hopes and expectations of taking the Round the World solo sailing record. Download the March Magazine and read … Continue reading

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