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  • 18 Footers Commence 2022-23 Championship Season

    18 Footers Commence 2022-23 Championship Season

    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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  • Little Alcatraz Parkup

    Little Alcatraz Parkup






    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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    Last edited by Photoboy; Yesterday, 12:44 PM.

  • Implementing A Solution

    Implementing A Solution

    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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  • Richhomme Takes 2nd Class 40 Title In Route Du Rhum

    Richhomme Takes 2nd Class 40 Title In Route Du Rhum




    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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  • A New Record And Class Victory For Thomas Ruyant

    A New Record And Class Victory For Thomas Ruyant




    Thomas Ruyant won the IMOCA class in the 12th Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe when he crossed the finish line off Pointe-?-Pitre at 06:51:25hrs UTC this Monday November 21.







    His elapsed time of 11d 17h 36m 25s beats the course record for the class which was 12 j 04 h 38 min 55 s set in 2012 by Francois Gabart by 11hrs 02min 30secs.
    The 41 year old from Dunkirk adds the highly coveted solo Route du Rhum victory
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  • A Final Approach Victory For Le Roux In Ocean 50's

    A Final Approach Victory For Le Roux In Ocean 50's

    In the 12th Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe French solo skipper Erwan Le Roux sailed Koesio across the finish line first in the OCEAN FIFTY fleet this morning at 10:50:52 UTC (06:50:52 local time) narrowly beating second placed Quentin Vlamynck (Arkema) after nail-biting head to head over the final miles around the west of Guadeloupe.







    The duo were only 100 or so metres apart early this morning. The older, more experience Le Roux, 47, who
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  • A Broken Nose Sidelines Testing Of AC40 For ETNZ

    A Broken Nose Sidelines Testing Of AC40 For ETNZ

    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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    Last edited by Photoboy; 11-21-2022, 12:45 PM.
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    A Broken Nose Sidelines Test Boat For ETNZ


  • The IMOCA's Are Poised For A Stampede Into The Finish

    The IMOCA's Are Poised For A Stampede Into The Finish

    In IMOCA, the thrilling duel between Thomas Ruyant (LinkedOut) and Charlie Dalin (Apivia) continues. Behind the two frontrunners, there is a group of five sailors racing against each other, while further back, the objectives are very different.




    https://www.routedurhum.com/en

    IMOCA












    Maxime Sorel (V and B-Monbana-Mayenne): Unfortunately, I have had a problem with
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  • Fellow Competitor Rescues Tapio's Skipper In Southern Ocean

    Fellow Competitor Rescues Tapio's Skipper In Southern Ocean

    Successful Southern Ocean rescue, Golden Globe sailor Tapio Lehtinen
    Successful rescue operation for Tapio Lehtinen in the Southern Indian Ocean. Kirsten Neusch?fer first to reach his position, and take him to safety aboard Minnehaha before transferring him onto the Bulk Carrier M.V. Darya Gayatri.




    GGR entrant Kirsten Neusch?fer (ZAF) was first to reach Tapio’s position this morning at 0510 UTC. The South African sailor whisked GGR Veteran and Finnish
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    Last edited by Photoboy; 11-19-2022, 02:34 PM.
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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
    ...
    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
    ...
    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
    ...
    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
    ...
    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
    ...
    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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