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Jules Verne Trophy

Feb 02, 2010 3 Comments by

Top speed of 45knots! At 9:00, after a little over 21 hours of sailing, the Maxi Banque Populaire V has a lead of 133.3 nautical miles on the reference time of the Jules Verne Trophy. With a flow of East / Northeast relatively strong and a good average speed, the multihull skippered by Pascal Bidégorry […]

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Yachting News 16th October 2009

Oct 16, 2009 1 Comment by

Greetings Yachties Monty Python on Youtube SYZ & Co – Crash Volvo Ocean Race 2011 – The New Rules Mystery Components Rolex Middle Sea Beached As Bro Abby Sunderland Geoff Holt – She’s Off Waiheke Boating Club – Race Report and Open Day IBI News – America’s Cup: Ras al-Khaimah is safe No Pants Day […]

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Yachting News 4th September 2009

Sep 03, 2009 1 Comment by

Greetings Yachties, Sliver Sails Racing: NZ Womans Match Racing Olympic Squad Marine Feuerstein BlackMatch Alinghi – Butterworth comments Coastal Classic 18ft Skiff Statement from the Société Nautique de Genève, 33rd America’s Cup Defender Action at the DoG pound Ellen MacArthur Trust more later 18ft SKIFF INTERNATIONAL REGATTA AT SAN FRANCISCO Some great action shots taken […]

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Yachtyakka Index

Aug 31, 2009 No Comments by

Greetings Yachties, My little yachtyakka is getting big. There are currently 7000 images and many, many more links to yachting all over the world. Below is an index of the feature stories so far. Sailors Abby Sunderland Abby Sunderland: The Adventure Begins Brainaid Brad Butterworth Disabled Sailors Geoff Holt Hilary Lister Jessica Watson Jessica Watson: […]

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Yachting News 21st August 2009

Aug 21, 2009 2 Comments by

Greetings Yachties, Team Kiwi Match Abby Sunderland Louis Vuitton Pacific Series 2010 TP52 Melges 20 La Solitaire Hurricane Bill Sailonline and Bill Enjoy, North Sails Model Yacht Regatta Thursday the 1st of October at Westhaven at around 4:30pm. Any model yacht is allowed, there will be divisions for windwarriors and NS open 600s but any […]

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Yachting News 11th August 2009

Aug 11, 2009 No Comments by

ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards 2009 World Sailor of the Year trophy ©Carlo Borlenghi/Rolex Nominations Invited Southampton, UK Nominations are now invited for the 2009 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards, the most prestigious award of recognition in the sport of sailing. The nominees and winners since the first presentation […]

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Yachting News 10th August 2009

Aug 10, 2009 2 Comments by

NEVILLE CRICHTON Boat Owner of Mini Maxi Alfa Romeo “We try to have crew members who’ve either done the Round the World or the America’s Cup” Being the boat owner of a Maxi is not the common thing, and certainly not being the owner of two of them. That’s the case of New Zealander Neville […]

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Banque Populaire Maxi

Aug 04, 2009 3 Comments by

The record here more here more here Banque Populaire V, the largest ocean racing trimaran in the world, was launched in August 2008 in Lorient (Brittany – France). Built at sites in Cherbourg, La Rochelle and Lorient, the construction of the maxi trimaran took 250 000 man hours of work, utilsiing a total workforce of […]

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Yachting News 2nd August 2009

Aug 02, 2009 3 Comments by

Click the image for the latest from Frank France – He wanted it! He got it! The Eastbound North Atlantic sailing record has fallen! Pascal Bidégorry, skipper of the enormous maxi-trimaran Banque Populaire V, is now not only the fastest man under sail over 24 hours, covering an amazing 907.9 miles, he has also become […]

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Yachting News 31st July 2009

Jul 31, 2009 1 Comment by

Top Spinnaker Trimming Tips From North’s Nigel Young Photo © Paul Todd 31 July 2009 North’s Nigel Young gives Justin Chisholm the low down on choosing and using your spinnaker. We all know that good downwind speed is all about communication between the spinnaker trimmer and the helm. What sort of information do you think […]

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