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AP Investigation: Olympic Teams To Swim, Boat In Rio’s Filth

Athletes in next year’s Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human faeces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has found. An AP analysis of water quality revealed dangerously high levels of viruses …

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TP52 World Championship at Puerto Portals, Mallorca

Azzurra won the 2015 TP52 World Championship with a race to spare, finishing 14 points clear of second placed Platoon while only one point separated third from fifth, Provezza taking third step on the podium only by virtue of a tie break with both Alegre and Rán Racing   As …

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34th Copa del Rey Mapfre in Palma de Mallorca

The 34th Copa del Rey, organized by the Real Club Nautico de Palma was held in hot and humid conditions from August 1 – 8th. The week was dominated by late afternoon light sea breezes and with a fleet of 135 yachts from 23 nations it was one of the …

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ROYAL YACHT SQUADRON’S BICENTENARY REGATTA

The Royal Yacht Squadron’s Bicentenary International regatta was completed at the end of July. “Four seasons in one week,” was the apt summary from crew member Richard Mason of Dorade of Monday’s gales, and a gradual wind reduction to the windless afternoon that ended the regatta . Winning all four …

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America’s Cup: And So It Begins

For the online audience that likes the raw language that comes from men in battle, the opening races on Saturday (July 25) at the America’s Cup World Series in Portsmouth, UK provided both performance and profanity as the six cup teams got their first test of foiling races in the …

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KIWIS WELCOME BACK LONGTERM PARTNER TOYOTA

Toyota New Zealand today announced their ongoing sponsorship with Emirates Team New Zealand extending the support of the team for over 20 years. “To have an Emirates Team New Zealand boat without the Toyota brand proudly emblazoned on it would be like driving a Hilux with Corolla wheels- it simply …

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Chris Draper Joins Softbank Team Japan

Chris Draper, an Olympic medalist, multiple European and World champion, and America’s Cup helmsman, is joining SoftBank Team Japan. In addition to his sailing duties, Draper will take up the role of Sailing Director and will race with SoftBank Team Japan CEO and skipper Dean Barker as well as General …

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Brava Azzurra – win on home waters

Winning in the breeze on their own home Costa Smeralda, Sardinia waters, showcasing that heady cocktail of tough Argentinian gaucho spirit and fiery Italian passion that underpin their never say die team spirit, capped a remarkable Settimana delle Bocche regatta week for Azzurra, the Roemmers family team which races for …

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Flying Fifteen Mallorca – July 2015

The fleet is now well and truly back in Pollensa, with 3 regattas to report this month. May 23 – Class race Hot on the heels of the coastal race, we had a special class race and five boats turned up.  We managed to sail 3 races, with short courses …

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