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  • 9 Hour Night Time Survival Swim

    9 Hour Night Time Survival Swim




    A man in his 70s who fell from his boat off the central Queensland coast has been rescued after swimming in rough seas at night for nine hours.

    Central Queensland coast guard squadron commodore James Fleming said the team was initially called out to assist a 40-foot catamaran that had run aground and departed at about 5am on Tuesday morning to assist. "We arrive just after 8:30am … after speaking to the owner [we] found out the hull on the starboard side
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  • A Fast Ride To Open The 2022 YRA Party Circuit Summer Series

    A Fast Ride To Open The 2022 YRA Party Circuit Summer Series

    A fast and furious ride to The Napa River took place Saturday as weather systems converged to provide ample winds along most of the
    course from the South Hampton area off Richmond, through the North Bay and San Pablo Bay.

    A good westerly greeted competitors with the 11:00 1st start for the annual downhill slide to begin the 2022 YRA Part Circuit.
    However there was a bit of a transition area off Richmond's Long Wharf where the building Northwesterly battled the southwest...
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  • Slingsby Joins American Magic

    Slingsby Joins American Magic




    OLYMPIC AND AMERICA'S CUP CHAMPION TOM SLINGSBY JOINS NEW YORK YACHT CLUB AMERICAN MAGIC


    Pensacola, F.L. – Nearly a decade ago, Tom Slingsby helped an American team win the most prestigious trophy in sailing, the 34th America’s Cup. In 2024, he hopes to do it again. New York Yacht Club American Magic is pleased to announce it has signed Slingsby, a 2012 Olympic gold medalist and multi-class world champion, to its sailing team for its pursuit of
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  • A Pleasant Return For Antigua Sailing Week

    A Pleasant Return For Antigua Sailing Week




    English Harbour Rum Race Day 1

    Racing at the 53rd edition of Antigua Sailing Week kicked off today with English Harbour Rum Race Day 1 on the South Coast of Antigua. Eighty-seven teams from over 20 different countries enjoyed tropical conditions at one of the world’s best sailing playgrounds. Two races were completed for 14 classes, with the new CSA Sportsboat Class getting an extra helping, with three short sharp windward leeward races. “A solid south
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  • All Is Well In Charleston

    All Is Well In Charleston

    Charleston Race Week Delivered Once Again






    CHARLESTON, S.C. — Consistent breeze that ranged from light to medium to heavy? Check. Close competition and exciting racing across the broad spectrum of classes? Check. High-quality race committee work? Check.

    Factor in three days of beautiful, warm, sunny weather and the 2022 Charleston Race Week demonstrated why sailors come back year after year. Kevin McNeil, Farr 30 Seabiscuit skipper,
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  • Getting Into Proper Form In France

    Getting Into Proper Form In France



    HYERES
    , FRANCE (April 30, 2022) – The medal race and finals series concluded today on Mediterranean waters for the 53rd French Olympic Week and the US Sailing Team is bringing home a gold and two silvers.

    Medal Winners:
    • GOLD: Daniela Moroz, Women’s Formula Kite
    • SILVER: Steph Roble / Maggie Shea, 49erFX
    • SILVER: Nevin Snow / Mac Agnese, 49er
    Other USST Top Finishers at French Olympic Week 2022:
    • 9th: Andrew Mollerus / Ian MacDiarmid, 49er
    • 11th: Ian Barrows / Hans Henken,
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  • Mediterranean Maxi Season to Start Tomorrow at the Portofino Regate di Primavera




    The Mediterranean maxi season gets underway tomorrow with the opening day of racing at the Portofino Regate di Primavera taking place out of the picturesque Ligurian hamlet where the Yacht Club Italiano has a clubhouse. The event is organised by the Yacht Club Italiano, under the patronage of the Italian sailing federation (FIV) and in conjunction with the Comune di Portofino and the International Maxi Association.




    Racing at Portofino Regate...
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  • Very Competitive Racing At Solo Maitre du Coq

    Very Competitive Racing At Solo Maitre du Coq

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    Corentin Horeau (Mutuelle Bleue) crossed the finish line of the big race of the 19th edition of the Solo Maitre CoQ in 1st position this Thursday April 21 at 11h35'13".



    Crossing the line in 2nd position for Tom Laperche
    Tom Laperche (Region Bretagne CMB performance) crossed the finish line of the big race of the 19th edition of the Solo Maitre CoQ in 2nd position this Thursday, April 21 at 12:26 p.m.; 17"".




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  • Full Sail In Full Swell

    Full Sail In Full Swell




    Monday and Tuesday’s brisk easterlies eased to the high teens for day three of maxi racing at the Les Voiles de St Barth Richard Mille, the third event of the International Maxi Association’s new Caribbean Maxi Challenge. However the elements were no less brutal with the Maxi class sent off on a long 47 mile course, a first beat then exposing them to the full brunt of the Atlantic swell on the windward side of St Barts. This was followed by a long broad reach across...
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  • Coville's Water Buggy Relaunches!

    Coville's Water Buggy Relaunches!

    The Sodebo Voile Team is proud to announce the launch of Sodebo Ultim 3. This April 20, 2022 the season will be able to begin.




    At dawn, a clear sky and mercury stuck at the foot of the thermometer accompanied the team when installing appendices - central saffron and drift - before making a last flight, with a crane, to find its element at Lorient La Base




    After the installation of the master, the boils and sails, the team will finalize...
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  • Dates Confirmed For AC37
    by Photoboy
    AC37 Event Limited (ACE) today confirmed both the intended race area and the race dates for the America’s Cup Match 2024.




    The Racing Area for both the Challenger Selection Series and the America’s Cup Match itself have now been agreed with Barcelona’s Capitan Maritimo and are set to the south of the City along Barcelona’s beachfront, affording the perfect natural viewing gallery right along the coastline for spectators.

    A permanent
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    11-30-2022, 10:28 AM
  • Rudder Jumpers The Latest Twist For Stowaways
    by Photoboy
    Spanish coastguard finds stowaways on ship rudder



    By Mattea Bubalo
    BBC News

    Three stowaways have been found sitting on the rudder of a ship after it completed an 11-day voyage from Nigeria, Spanish authorities say.
    A photo shared by the coastguard shows the men sitting on the rudder at the oil tanker's stern, their feet less than a metre away from the water.
    They were taken to hospital at the tanker's destination in Gran Canaria and treated
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    11-29-2022, 10:29 AM
  • Little Alcatraz Parkup
    by Photoboy





    On Saturday morning, a powerboat parked itself up upon Little Alcatraz around 9:55 AM
    \One man, one woman and 3 dogs were aboard.


    SFPD marine unit, USCG Helo and Vessel Assist rendered aide and got the boat off the rock with no injuries and apparently no environment impacts. ( tell that to the crushed mussels)

    We now resume the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend
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    11-27-2022, 12:44 PM
  • Implementing A Solution
    by Photoboy
    AC40: IMPLEMENTING THE SOLUTION

    Auckland - 25th November 2022

    Just days ago, Emirates Team New Zealand buried the bow of their AC40 while testing in waves on Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf, which resulted in damage to the forward sections of the hull and deck structure. While the on-water team was recovering the yacht and returning to dock, the team’s engineers immediately began reviewing onboard data to identify the root cause of the issue.



    “The
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    11-25-2022, 10:32 AM
  • Richhomme Takes 2nd Class 40 Title In Route Du Rhum
    by Photoboy



    Dominant Richomme at the double. Route du Rhum Class40 winner Yoann Richomme (Paprec-Arkea) triumphs on second successive edition.



    French skipper Yoann Richomme joined the very elite group of solo ocean racers to have twice won their class on the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe when he brought the new build Lombard Lift 40 V2 Paprec-Arkea through the finish line of the 12th edition this Wednesday afternoon at 16:23:40hr to win Class40 from a record
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    11-23-2022, 01:06 PM
  • A Broken Nose Sidelines Testing Of AC40 For ETNZ
    by Photoboy
    Emirates Team New Zealand have suffered damage to the bow of their AC40 today after an early start testing on Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf in some top end conditions.





    In recent weeks the Emirates Team New Zealand AC40 has been taken out of its one design configuration and testing stepped up in its development and data collection towards the design of its AC75.

    The team were testing under manual flight control to the north of Waiheke Island in around
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    11-21-2022, 12:41 PM
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