Monthly Archives: September 2011

Vice Admiral on farewell visit

Kochi, Sep 29 : Vice Admiral Anup Singh, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Eastern Naval Command arrived here yesterday on a farewell visit to Southern Naval Command. Continue reading

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America’s Cup: Russell Coutts calm, cool, and collected

In yacht racing, professional sailors have always been able to project an image of being cool, calm and in control – even in a crisis. But now, with the amount of on-board TV and audio pick-up on the AC45s, … Continue reading

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Adris RC44 Cup : Aqua start its ascent

The early sea breeze came in off the north Adriatic Sea this morning allowing the RC44 fleet to complete another four races at the Adris RC44 Cup. It was Team Aqua who put the pedal to the metal ending … Continue reading

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Qualifying Groups announced for Argo Group Gold Cup

The match is on in Bermuda as the top three sailors on the World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) head up the three groups for the qualifying ‘round robin’ competition in the Argo Group Gold Cup.  The Group 3 top … Continue reading

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12 Metre North American Championships: Ted Turner wins: A blast from the past

  Media mogul Ted Turner returned to the sport he mastered many decades ago when he helmed the iconic American Eagle — the 12 Metre he once owned and raced around the world — in the 2011 12 Metre … Continue reading

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Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez : Rolex Trophy start to unfold

Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez is notable for the diverse fleet of boats that turn up each September on the Cote d’Azur for a week of racing. Nearly half the fleet of 300 modern and classic boats is sailing in … Continue reading

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VW PWA Reno World Cup Sylt: Freestylers raise the bar in tow-in freestyle competition

The sun continued to shine down on the Reno world cup preventing the wind from building again, but it had little effect on the action. The light-wind master Caesar Finies (Starboard / NeilPryde), kept the crowds entertained throughout the … Continue reading

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Extreme Sailing Series : Artemis Racing goes into the lead in Nice

The first day of ‘stadium’ racing of the Extreme Sailing Series Act 7 in Nice, France, reshuffled the leaderboard with Terry Hutchinson’s Artemis Racing going from 5th place yesterday to 1st today, after winning four of the six races… Continue reading

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Transat Jacques Vabre: 30 days before the start

At 1302hrs CET in one month’s time – to the day – the fleet for the 10th Transat Jacques Vabre will answer the start gun. But the build up to the start really starts in Le Havre on October … Continue reading

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Quiberon Solo : Jean-Pierre Nicol rounds off the season with a victory

It was with glorious sunshine and a deserved victory – the first of the circuit for Jean-Pierre Nicol – that the Quiberon Solo drew to a close today and with it the Figaro Bénéteau season 2011. Largely dominating the … Continue reading

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