Daily Archives: May 5, 2012

HEMET: Mango Mango sails away

I often hear that the two happiest times for a boat owner are the day a boat is purchased and the day it is sold. Continue reading

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Yacht the world has been waiting to see is unveiled

Artists Gregg Wheelan and Gary Winters who are behind The Boat Project at the launch of the yacht at Thornham Marina in Prinstead IT’S hard to believe a boat made of hockey sticks, tennis rackets, hairbrushes and police truncheons would be seaworthy. Continue reading

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Cash challenge for round-the-world yachting hopeful

A BORDERS sailor has acquired the yacht which he hopes will help steer him into the sailing record books when he becomes the first Scot to complete the gruelling Vendee Globe round-the-world race later this year. Continue reading

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Christchurch youngster to do sailing battle with Olympic champion Ben Ainslie

A STRAPPING Christchurch youngster is set to sail against Olympic champion Ben Ainslie as he prepares to compete in one of the world’s major regattas. Continue reading

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Duran Duran’s ‘Rio’ revisited: Classic yacht sets sail again

Thanks to a watch company CEO, it’s not too late for Eilean, the yacht made famous by Duran Duran’s iconic “Rio” music video. Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race : Status quo returns after CAMPER ‘thread the needle’ off Anguilla

CAMPER’s split from PUMA and Telefónica yesterday saw Chris Nicholson’s team drop to third after they pushed hard to the west in search of fresh pressure closer to the Caribbean Islands. Today however, the status quo amongst the top … Continue reading

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Antigua Sailing Week: Winners decided

In CSA 1A, there was a nail-biting finale to Antigua Sailing Week. Geoff Hill's Santa Cruz 72, Antipodes won the last race of the day to take the division. Geoff Hill spoke dockside in Falmouth Harbour: “This is the … Continue reading

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US Olympic Trials : Team Maclaran reports from Weymouth, UK

What initially looked like a warmer morning in Weymouth quickly turned chilly when the clouds came over and we hit the water for the first day of racing at the US Olympic Trials here in Weymouth. After four very different races, … Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race : PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG Update from the Helm

Our little joy ride of the past several days has quickly come to a screeching halt! Uggggh. The painful reality is setting in that the final 1,400 miles is going to be a light air crapshoot. Got to be … Continue reading

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JP Morgan Asset Management Falmouth Finn Festival offically opened

The JP Morgan Asset Management Finn Festival was officially opened tonight, Friday 4 May, at the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club in Falmouth Harbour. Event Director Robin Taylor opened proceedings and then introduced the club Commodore Peter Collett. He sai… Continue reading

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