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flying fifteen Mallorca

Firstly a correction to last month – the 13 March Liga de Invierno results should read: GBR 3610       Stormtrooper III            David Miles ESP 3577         fuego fatuo                   John Walker / Stephen Babbage ESP 3825         Spanish Fly                    John Leaf / Mark Hart (previously shown as Dragonfly) 26 March – Liga de Invierno, …

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Hong Kong To Host Stopover In 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race

Hong Kong, one of the world’s most prestigious sailing destinations, will be hosting the Volvo Ocean Race for the first time when the event visits in February 2018 during the 13th edition. In a recent press conference , Volvo Ocean Race organisers announced a unique collaboration with the Hong Kong …

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Justin Chisholm – 2016 Racing Season is GO

I’m delighted to say the 2016 international racing season has exploded into life with lots of exciting regattas taking place around the world every week now. Happily for us sailing fans, most major events these days offer some sort of live streaming of the racing, so we can see the …

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flying fifteen Mallorca

27 February – Liga de Invierno, Pollensa The strong winds – 25 plus knots, with gusts over 30 – convinced the race committee that it would be unwise to sail, and so reluctantly racing was cancelled. We adjourned for menu del dia at Can Ferra – sopa de pescado followed …

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Justin Chisholm – April 2016

I’m delighted to say the 2016 international racing season has exploded into life with lots of exciting regattas taking place around the world every week now. Happily for us sailing fans, most major events these days offer some sort of live streaming of the racing, so we can see the …

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Artemis Racing Launches Second Turbo

Artemis Racing has made a flying start to 2016, relocating the team’s sailing operations to Bermuda, and perhaps even more significantly, launching its second turbo development boat of this America’s Cup campaign. The new boat, nicknamed ‘T2’, was launched in Alameda, California, in early January. Design Coordinator, Adam May, provides …

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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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