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Alfa Romeo

Oct 31, 2009 No Comments by

Greetings yachties, It’s knot often that you get a chance to have a sail on a 100ft race yacht. So, when the e-mail arrived asking for names of those interested in a media day please reply. I did. Alfa Romeo is on route to Sydney, were she will compete with 4 other 100ft race yachts [...]

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Volvo Ocean Race TV

Sep 24, 2009 4 Comments by

Greetings yachties, As we say goodbye to Ericsson from the 2008/09 Volvo, I have put together a small collection of wet & wild movies from the race. Enjoy more than 1000 more videos 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 24th August 2009

Aug 24, 2009 2 Comments by

Greetings Yachties, Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup Emirates Team New Zealand Hamilton Island Melges 24 Mike Perham Archipelago Raid Portimao Global & Class 40 Enjoy DRAWING THE BATTLE LINES Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2008 © ROLEX/Daniel Forster August 24, 2009 When the 20th edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup gets underway in two weeks, expect [...]

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Auckland – Noumea, Dead Maggott

Jul 19, 2009 2 Comments by

The yachts The story of 2 Lows Greetings yachties, The first low. The race up. The forecast was for a windward beat to Noumea. A developing low pressure system would send gale force winds for a dead maggot adventure through a couple of washing machines. Knot the down hill slide that many had wished for [...]

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Yachting On Auckland Harbour

Jul 10, 2009 1 Comment by

more here order your copy here Thursday afternoon on the Auckland harbour. Men At Work 3 Stewart 34 Pim is one of the first. Princess the woody they took the mold off for the Glass Stewarts K Class Katrina, chasing hard Promise with the Godfather telling the poms how to trim Pavo Rum time George [...]

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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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Young 88

Jul 06, 2009 7 Comments by

Over a bottle of Inner Circle rum, they looked at the drawings of the wooden boat soon to be built by Greg Elliot and hatched a plan to make a mould from it, good enough for about five boats, which Roger thought he could sell reasonably easily, one of course to themselves. They persuaded the [...]

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Yachting News 16th June

Jun 16, 2009 1 Comment by

Winners Rick Tomlinson / Volvo Ocean Race 500 more photos here ERICSSON 4 LEG NINE DAY 2 QFB: received 15.06.09 0537 GMT The sun was up around 02.30 GMT and we had managed to slip to the front of the pack – then at 0300 we started a small gybing duel with Puma, both sailing [...]

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Yachting News 14th June

Jun 14, 2009 1 Comment by

Alastair Callender, of Callender Designs, has developed a radical 58m, rigid-wing superyacht concept, which will be powered from wind, solar and Hybrid Marine Power (HMP) technology from Solar Sailor Holdings Ltd. Initially aimed at an owner of an eco-friendly stance, with a non-sailing background, Soliloquy shall push the boundaries of yacht design convention as we [...]

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