Monthly Archives: October 2010

Our First Weekend Sailing on Poetry

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Izzy Hamilton crowned double RS:X Youth Worlds Champion

Exeter University student Izzy Hamilton is on top of the world again after scoping a second gold medal at the windsurfing RS:X Youth World Championships. Having been crowned Britain’s first ever windsurfing Youth World Champion at last year’s event … Continue reading

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Route du Rhum : Class 40 leaders at Frehel

It's been a slow reach in a fickle breeze for the Class 40 fleet by at the first mark it is Sam Manuard in Vecteur PLus leading, ahead of Damien Grimont on Monbana and Nicolas Troussel on Credit Mutuel … Continue reading

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Route du Rhum: Paprec-Virbac leads IMOCA Open 60′s

As the pace-making IMOCA Open 60's close to the first mark at Cape Frehel it is now the new Paprec Virbac of Jean Pierre Dick which leads the pack, Crepes Whaou! of Franck-Yves Escoffier, three times class winner, leads … Continue reading

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Route du Rhum : Class 40 Conser Group Cambio heads for quick electrical fix

Olivier Singelin on Conser Group – Cambio has made a quick U-turn to get back to Saint-Malo Class40 because he has concerns about his electronics. See Route du Rhum images Continue reading

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Route du Rhum : Franck Cammas leads at Frehel mark

Amazing scenes as Groupama passes the Frehel mark first amidst with hundreds of small RIBS and spectator boats to weather of Franck Cammas, Gitana was almost brushing the boats as they closed the mark, with Sidney Gavignet not far … Continue reading

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Route du Rhum : PRB still leads IMOCA Open 60 class

50,000 people at least out on Cape Frehel waiting to see the fleet pass the mark there, and around 1000 boats on the water. PRB still leading the IMOCA Open 60 class but JP Dick on Paprec Virbac to … Continue reading

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Route du Rhum: Cammas, Escoffier, Riou early leaders

A perfect start to this ninth edition of the Route du Rhum La Banque Postale with 9-11 kts of SE'ly breeze, sunshine and flat seas, ideal for the huge fleet of spectators out on the water. Groupama is quickly … Continue reading

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Australian 18 Footers : Yandoo takes victory on Sydney Harbour

Skill and experience won the day for John Winning, Andrew Hay and Dave Gibson when they sailed their skiff Yandoo to victory in Race 1 of the Australian 18 Footers League Club Championship on Sydney Harbour today. They crossed … Continue reading

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China Cup International Regatta : 80 teams from around the World vie for championship title

800 sailors, 76 boats, 26 countries – the one and only definitive sailing regatta in Asia starts today Over 800 sailors and their fleet of 76 boats comprising 26 countries around the world congregates today in Daya Bay, Shenzhen, … Continue reading

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