Sunday, February 18, 2018

Regatta / Record Entry for 10th RORC Caribbean 600, departure this Monday

A record entry of 88 yachts has entered the tenth edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 which has grown both in stature and entries since the race was first contested in 2009. For the 10th anniversary, in excess of 800 sailors from six continents and over 22 nations, will compete in the thrilling race around 11 Caribbean islands. Winners from the Olympic Games, America's Cup, Volvo Ocean Race and multiple world champions have gathered in Antigua and will be competing alongside passionate corinthian sailors, both young and old.


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Diam 24 / French team Beijaflore crowned new champions of EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour

French team Beijaflore were today crowned the new champions of EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour ending a four-year winning streak for rivals EFG Bank Monaco as the regatta came to a climax in Muscat, Oman.


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Volvo Ocean Race / Charles Caudrelier. “We’ve had some bad decisions. But the spirit is still good."

It's SHK/Scallywag in the lead, but the chasing pack is sailing faster as the fleet begins to compress with another challenging transition ahead...


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Friday, February 16, 2018

SuperFoiler / Kiwi Skipper Chipping Away At Dream Team on the Gold Coast (Images)

Phil Robertson's crew have thrown down the challenge on the Gold Coast. “We felt good, it’s almost the place to be and there were a few solid results out there,” said Record Point's skipper Phil Robertson, “We are gunning for a win here.


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Volvo Ocean Race / “We sailed into the transition and we’ve been doing a lot of sail changes all night,” Sinclair

Gains and losses mark the rankings on Friday as the Volvo Ocean Race fleet hits the doldrums...



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Team AkzoNobel is looking to get an early start on the weekend, making a serious bid to be first out of the doldrums on Friday afternoon.


Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Volvo Ocean Race / “We had a good bit of fun last night” explained Peter Burling

Every boat in the fleet in Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race is back up to speed and enjoying trade wind sailing conditions as they push south towards the doldrums some 1000 miles away.


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