Monthly Archives: October 2011

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Photo: Carlo Borlenghi-Luca Butto

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Titles retained as RYA Eric Twiname Team Racing Champions are crowned

The superstars of team racing have dominated once again as West Kirby Sailing Club’s U19 sailors retained the RYA Eric Twiname Youth Team Racing title for an incredible fourth year running while ‘Bluefin’ took home the Junior title f… Continue reading

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Snowflakes fly and a heat streak

Snowflakes fly and a heat streak top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race : Girls are back in town : Heineken joins Legend Fleet

The first Whitbread 60 ever built will be taking part in the Volvo Ocean Race Legends Regatta and Reunion in Alicante from November 1-5. Among her crew will be her original skipper Dawn Riley and a host of female … Continue reading

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Naples celebrates hosting of America’s Cup World Series

Event organizers came together today to celebrate Naples’ successful bid to host the America’s Cup World Series, an event that will bring the top sailors in the world to Italy in April 2012 and May 2013. The race village … Continue reading

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Insurance4dinghies sponsors Scottish Champion of Champions 2011

Dinghy insurance provider, insurance4dinghies, is a main sponsor at this year’s RYA Scotland’s Champion of Champions dinghy sailing event taking place at Largs Sailing Club on 22 and 23 October 2011. Now in its 49th year, around 400 sailor… Continue reading

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NCCVB and Mayor Waluk Paint a Picture of the America’s Cup Experience

High-energy, engaging, and high-tech. That’sA the experience Aquidneck Island residents can look forward to during the America’s Cup event next summer, Newport city officials say.A Those were the words used by both Mayor Stephen Waluk and Evan Smith,A … Continue reading

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Women’s Match Racing Olympic Qualifying Regatta NOR released

The Notice of Race for the 2012 Women’s Match Racing International Country Olympic Qualifying Regatta has been released. Hosted by Key Biscayne Yacht Club (KBYC), Florida, USA from February 1-5 2012, the ISAF Grade 2 regatta will be the … Continue reading

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Charente-Maritime/Bahia Transat 650 : Surfs and breakages

With northeast wind (12 to 15 knots), the third night of this second leg of the Charente-Maritime/Bahia Transat 6.50 gave fun to the skippers. But if in prototypes, Bertrand Delesne (754 – Zone Large) has had a more direct … Continue reading

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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week : Superyachts to compete in 2012

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2011 was hailed as the most successful and satisfying in the event’s spectacular 28-year history, and superyachts will again be part of the scene in 2012. The fleet comprised 195 racing yachts, ranging from … Continue reading

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