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Yachting News 15th June 2012

Jun 15, 2012 No Comments by

Greetings yachties, In this issue: Yacht wreck leaves two missing – more here, Volvo Ocean Race – world record speeds, Telefonica have issues – now doing 12knots while the 3 leaders are clocking 22 – follow here, Sail-World Volvo Ocean Race Newsletter – latest issue here, Sail-World NZL – latest issue here, Enjoy more here [...]

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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 29th July 2009

Jul 29, 2009 No Comments by

Dalton flags move to weigh anchor By GREG FORD – Sunday Star Times Grant Dalton has confirmed for the first time his tenure as general manager of Emirates Team New Zealand is nearing an end. He can see the finish line and even knows how he wants to cross it, with one mighty last hurrah [...]

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Ice Part 2

Jul 08, 2009 2 Comments by

Part 2 Part 1 here Types of ice yachts here European Championship in Monotype-XV 1937. Monotype-XV ice yacht by Mats Åkerblad Background The Monotype-XV ice yacht was designed in 1932 by the legendary Erik von Holst of Estonia. It became popular in a very short time, and more than 200 yachts were built in but [...]

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Yachting News 25th May

May 25, 2009 1 Comment by

Performance Yachts appoint Azzura Marine to build new PY-125 & PY-115 Just weeks after the highly successful trials of Performance Yacht’s PY-100 in New Zealand, the company has announced the expansion of its range and appointed Azzura Marine, the premier Australian boat builder, as constructors of the PY-115 model, and its new flagship, the PY-125. [...]

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Yachting News May Part 6

May 13, 2009 1 Comment by

2009 Flying Fifteen Winter Series starts at RAYC this Sunday 16 May 2009 With 7 boats back from the 2009 Worlds things are heating up for the Winter Series at Royal Akarana Yacht club. Expect close racing, it’s not uncommon for several boats to finish within seconds of each other. 16 boats have expressed interest [...]

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Yachting News May Part 4

May 09, 2009 1 Comment by

TELEFÓNICA BLUE DOMINATES IN BOSTON Telefónica Blue ruled the day on Saturday afternoon earning two wins from two starts on in-port race day at the Volvo Ocean Race stopover at Fan Pier, in Boston. With Iker Martinez on the helm and Bouwe Bekking calling tactics, Telefónica Blue dominated the afternoon, leading from pole to pole [...]

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Disabled Sailing

Apr 30, 2009 12 Comments by

Greetings Yachties, As I surf the web looking for yachting stories I discover our sport is the dream of many less ablebody yachties than most. Enjoy the stories and links I have found. At the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show, quadriplegic yachtswoman Hilary Lister will announce her intention to compete in the 2011 Fastnet [...]

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Advertise on Yachtyakka

Apr 23, 2009 4 Comments by

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Yachting News April Part 11

Apr 23, 2009 1 Comment by

Some of the many trophies we won at the Squadron Under fine skies and a fresh North Easterley breeze, “Thelma” led for the whole of the 1907 Auckland Anniversary Regatta First Division Race, narrowly beating “Ariki” over the line. They were closely followed by “Rainbow” in third place. The great transatlantic race of 1866 began [...]

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