Daily Archives: March 16, 2012

The Europa Race is confirmed ; Seven boats at the start, potentially 9

The Europa Race will indeed set sail from Istanbul on 5 May 2012. Under threat for a while, in the face of the Franco-Turk diplomatic controversy, the race is finally going ahead thanks to the combined willingness of the … Continue reading

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Scottish celebrities set sail to become Sport Relief’s First Nation Home

TEN intrepid Scottish celebrities will today compete in a gruelling sailing race, crossing the Irish Sea from Larne to Stranraer as part of the First Nation Home for Sport Relief challenge. Continue reading

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College, iconic ship work together

One of the nation’s best-known maritime icons, the Flagship Niagara, will partner with Fredonia State College this summer to offer undergraduates a field experience in environmental science. Continue reading

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Spring sailing symposium offers information for serious boaters

The Spring Boating Symposium at the Northwest Maritime Center is about the nuts and bolts of sailing. Continue reading

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MC38 set for Sydney to Southport

The MC38 is changing the way people think about accessible and affordable high performance inshore sailing. Now, it is time to take this concept to a new level – and light up the offshore fleet. The brief from McConaghy … Continue reading

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Local Businesses join in to support the BVI Spring Regatta

  In less than two weeks hundreds of sailors, friends, family and people living in the British Virgin Islands will all gather at Nanny Cay Resort and Marina for the 41st BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival. This year … Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race : Local heroes bid to break in-shore sequence

The six boats in the Volvo Ocean Race face their biggest inshore challenge on Saturday when a huge spectator fleet will cram into the harbour to see if home heroes CAMPER can gain a longed-for victory in the Auckland … Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race : Team Sanya wins ProAm Race Day

Light winds hampered the day's racing so it all came down to the one critical race today and Team Sanya claimed its first ProAM race day overall win. The first race where Team Sanya were lying in 2nd place … Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race : Fleet prepares for Southern Ocean battle

The six boats in the Volvo Ocean Race face their biggest offshore challenge as the fleet head into the infamous Southern Ocean as part of the 6,750 nautical mile leg to Itajai in Brazil. Before the fleet depart on … Continue reading

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Sports digest: Michigan at Notre Dame football game gets prime-time exposure

The Notre Dame-Michigan football game Sept. 23 will be under the lights in South, Ind. Continue reading

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