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  • The Improbable Win Of A SF Classic

    The Improbable Win Of A SF Classic

    On Saturday May 28th, 30 boats departed San Francisco on the 1st leg of the California Offshore Race Week, The Spinnaker Cup, 86 miles of downhill fun, from San Francisco to Monterey.

    In the midst and in the mist, an improbable contestant, that had been ignored, more than it had been sailed recently and much less raced.


    The Point Bonita 27' Pell Mell


    Originally built in the mid 80's by Dave Sutter, the Point Bonita 27' Pell Mell was designed to be more...
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    Last edited by Photoboy; 06-05-2022, 04:32 PM.

  • Broken Records And Broken Dreams In Coastal Cup

    Broken Records And Broken Dreams In Coastal Cup


    Dave MacEwans's Rodgers 46' Lucky Duck sustained a Massive Sail reduction during Monday's Coastal Cup, the 2nd leg in the California Offshore Race Week

    "Just got to San Simeon cove after breaking our mast on the Coastal Cup .
    In a 36 knot puff stuck the bow down the shaft hard and the rig went over the bow .. all are safe .
    In morning we will try to get fuel out to us so we can power down to Morro bay in morning.
    Update boat in cove is giving us 10 gallons
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  • OBR's : Bringing The Goods Home!

    OBR's : Bringing The Goods Home!




    In part five of this series, IMOCA and The Ocean Race shine a spotlight on the OBRs (On-Board Reporters) who are responsible for taking photos, filming videos and writing texts in seemingly impossible conditions, to give the outside world an insight into life on board.


    Though their presence aboard each boat has been compulsory for the past 10 years or so, we discover that several sailors have actually combined the post of crew and reporter since the first editi...
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  • The Ups And Downs Of Lake Garda Foil GC 32 Riva Cup

    The Ups And Downs Of Lake Garda Foil GC 32 Riva Cup

    Tentative early lead for Zoulou at the GC32 Riva Cup




    Lake Garda was playing awkward for today’s opening rounds of the GC32 Riva Cup, first event of the 2022 GC32 Racing Tour. To the south of Riva del Garda, the racing was delayed only slightly but this allowed the lake’s southerly Ora wind to build to 16-18 knots. Reaching starts in this amount of wind enabled the nimble one design foiling catamarans to set off across the start line and converge on the
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  • Consistency Puts Quantum Atop Leaderboard

    Consistency Puts Quantum Atop Leaderboard

    Quantum Racing Take Charge In Baiona



    Lighter winds prevailed on Galicia’s beautiful Ria de Vigo as the third day of racing at the ABANCA 52 SUPER SERIES Baiona Sailing Week produced two different race winners and saw Quantum Racing step clear at the top of the leaderboard.

    While Tony Langley’s British flagged Gladiator team, with Paul Goodison on tactics, read the first beat of the first race best – tacking off the signal boat right end of
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  • Aiming For Gender Equity In Ocean Race

    Aiming For Gender Equity In Ocean Race

    The Ocean Race aims for equal number of male and female sailors in the event by 2030






    Viva Mexico in The Ocean Race Europe
    ? Jen Edney/Viva Mexico/The Ocean Race


    The ambitious target is part of Horizon, a new collaboration with The Magenta Project, World Sailing Trust and PA Consulting, dedicated to increasing the number of women in professional sailing. The group is calling on the sailing, marine and sports industries to join
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  • The Plattners Remain Atop The Heap

    The Plattners Remain Atop The Heap

    Quantum Racing On The Prowl But Phoenix Go Four Points Clear in Galicia




    While Quantum Racing made the best of the great conditions on Galicia’s Ri'a de Vigo on the second day of the ABANCA 52 SUPER SERIES Baiona Sailing Week scoring a first and a second it is Phoenix which has stretched their overall regatta lead to four clear points.
    Quantum Racing won the first race of the day which was contested in 15-18kts of breeze whilst Phoenix followed up their
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  • Galicia Opens The Door For 2022 Super Series Season

    Galicia Opens The Door For 2022 Super Series Season




    The 52 SUPER SERIES fleet warmed up for Tuesday’s start of the 2022 season with three good practice races today on the beautiful r?a de Vigo off Baiona where the world’s leading grand prix monohull circuit is visiting for the very first time in its ten year history.
    As if to underline how open this five-regatta season is likely to be, there were three different race winners, Harm M?ller Spreer’s Platoon, the Plattner family’s Phoenix with Tom Slingsby
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  • Fast And Furious At Vice Admirals Cup

    Fast And Furious At Vice Admirals Cup

    Fast, furious and exceptionally close racing at the RORC Vice Admiral’s Cup




    A stunning opening day delivered three fast-paced and testing races for every class. After a short wait for the wind to fill in, it quickly built to a solid west-southwesterly of 12-14 knots.

    The breeze then rose further, with gusts into the mid 20s, accompanied by plenty of excitement as downwind boat speeds topped 20 knots for some.

    The smaller boats in the HP30...
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  • The Vendee Season Begins With The Vendee Artique

    The Vendee Season Begins With The Vendee Artique




    Alain Leboeuf, President of SAEM Vendee and of the Department of Vendee has just presented the very rich sports line-up of the 2nd edition of the Vendee Arctic – Les Sables d'Olonne, more than 2 years from the 10th edition of the Vendee Globe. The sporting and media successes of the 2020-2021 edition stimulated project leaders and their sponsors, so much so that the transition phase was particularly short. The Arctic Vend?e being the first of the five qualifying races*...
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  • 18 Footers Commence 2022-23 Championship Season
    by Photoboy
    18ft Skiffs
    NSW Championship, Race 1
    Today's Trophy: W.C. 'Trappy' Duncan Memorial Trophy
    Race Sponsor: Royal Oak Double Bay
    Sunday, 27 November 2022
    Sydney Harbour




    The 18 footers 2022-23 championship season began today when the Australian 18 Footers League staged Race 1 of the NSW Championship in a mainly 8-10 knot North East wind on Sydney Harbour.

    The series favourite Andoo team of John Winning Jr., Seve Jarvin and Sam
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    Yesterday, 03:00 PM
  • 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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    Yesterday, 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
  • A Broken Nose Sidelines Test Boat 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 15-20
    ...
    11-21-2022, 12:38 PM
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