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VOR Boat Entry Costs Slashed By Half, Confirms PwC Report

At a time when rival major global sports events are struggling to contain spiralling costs, a report by independent auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has praised sailing’s premier round-the-world event, the Volvo Ocean Race, for halving the price of competing for sponsors. Much of the credit for this has been ascribed by …

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Antigua Sailing Week

It’s blowing twenty gusting twenty-five, blue water’s hissing at the rail. The helm loads up, the boat takes off, down another Caribbean roller. The wild ride continues, stem-deep pristine ocean cascades over the bow. The deck is hot, the sun is brilliant, and so is the competition. Sun, Sea and …

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Vale Robert ‘Bob’ Oatley AO

The Australian sailing community has lost one of its pioneers with the passing of Robert ‘Bob’ Oatley AO in Sydney over the weekend of 10th January, aged 87. Bob’s love affair with sailing started in his early teenage years off the beach at Balmoral on Sydney Harbour and he remained …

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Faster Ride, Bigger Prize

London UK: After a year of great change – with new racing formats and new ownership – the World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) is set for a thrilling season in 2016. The prospect of high-octane multihull racing and seven-figure prize money is attracting new names to the World Match Racing …

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Industry News

World Sailing ( formerly ISAF) has appointed Andy Hunt, former CEO of the British Olympic Association and a non-executive Director of the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games as its new Chief Executive Officer. Hunt (52) has most recently been Chairman & Managing Partner of Progressive Media Group, an International …

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Richard Mason to be VOR Port Supremo

Richard Mason, four-time Volvo Ocean Race sailor and the man who led the shore crew for Team SCA women’s team in the last edition, has been appointed the event’s Head of Port Operations. Mason, 41, will be responsible from the race’s side for the running of all the ports for …

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