Monthly Archives: August 2009

Istanbul Europa Race: Brain teaser for everyone, De Pavant keeps the lead

The sailors of the Istanbul Europa Race experience the difficulty of cruising around the islands of the Aegean Sea when the wind is missing. There's almost no meltem, the wind that usually blows at this time of the year … Continue reading

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Tornado Worlds: Darren Bundock and Glenn Ashby dominate on Lake Garda

Double victory for the Australian team composed by Darren Bundock and Glenn Ashby in the first two races of the Tornado World Championship, that is being played on Lake Garda, between Toscolano and Gargnano. Darren Bundock was already 6 … Continue reading

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Clipper Round the World: Fleet heads north for race start on the Humber

The ten yachts that will be competing in this year’s Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race received a big send off from their base in Royal Clarence Marina, Gosport today, ahead of their journey north to the Humber … Continue reading

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True Love and Rising Farrst match race on windless Whitsunday Passage

Crafty Whitsunday Sailing Club skipper Roger Down has sailed many enjoyable nautical miles at the helm of the 25 year old Bruce Farr designed 11.6 m sloop True Love. Generally the comfortable cruiser racer becomes a racer rather than … Continue reading

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iShares Cup Kiel: Oman Sail Masirah in nail biting finish

Oman Sail Masirah could not have produced a more nail-biting finish to round 4 of the iShares Cup at Kiel, Germany. Last off the start line, their Oman Sail stablemate Renaissance, the only ones who could snatch victory, got … Continue reading

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iShares Cup Kiel: Onward to Amsterdam for Gitana Extreme

The fourth grand prix of the season came to an end in Germany this Sunday with a 4th place for the men on Gitana Extreme – LCF Rothschild Group. Decidedly performing very well this season, Pete Cumming’s men scored … Continue reading

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iShares Cup Kiel: Podium finish for Groupama 40

The fourth event in the iShares Cup in Kiel saw the first podium finish for Groupama 40, who take third place behind Masirah and Renaissance, the two Extreme 40s from the Oman team, who also share the podium in … Continue reading

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Istanbul Europa Race: Cargo ships complicate Dardanelles passage for Estrella Damm

Only 24 hours after the start of the Istanbul Europa Race, and tactical options are proving decisive for Estrella Damm Sailing Team and the rest of the fleet. At the 10.00 CET position report, the Spanish boat with skippers … Continue reading

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Focus Session: Affordable Crew Health Insurance Plans

Rick Bagnall of the Allen Agency Financial Group will offer a comprehensive overview of the new ASTA Crew Health Insurance Plan followed with a Question and Answer session.
 These policies are extremely rich in benefits that you will not find with your local domestic health carriers and are written specifically to help cover your profession.
 
The policy is [...] Continue reading

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British pair win 470 world silver

Great Britain’s Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell take silver at the 470 World Championships in Denmark. Continue reading

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