Yachting News 16th August 2009

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Scuttlebutt Poll: Boat Trackers – How do you feel? August 14, 2009 From Joe Hummel “Archimedes II”, C&C 110: “The Chicago Race to Mackinac this year was another for the books: long, slow, with big losses and gains to be made playing the shore breezes vs. offshore vs. Michigan shoreline vs. Wisconsin shoreline. During the […]

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Yachting News 25th July 2009

Jul 25, 2009 2 Comments by

Welcome to Cowes Radio …in our 24th year of operation, Cowes Radio provides the only live, continuous on the water commentary of sailing, giving minute-by-minute information to competitors, spectators and regatta followers, live from our fully instrumented Raymarine sponsored commentary boat, direct from our race experienced commentators Dick Johnson afloat and Simon Vigar ashore on […]

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Yachting News 22nd July 2009

Jul 22, 2009 1 Comment by

Welcome to the 2009 New Zealand Leadership Week 2009 update. A huge thank you to everyone who participated in Leadership Week. We hope the discussions and activities have inspired you, challenged you and given you much to think about and act upon. 67 events across 14 regions took place this year, involving an estimated 8,000 […]

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Yachting News 20th July 2009

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Greetings yachties, Back form the abyss of the Far North Washing Machine, I would like to dedicate this thread to all the radio operators listening to our calls while we are sailing around this planet. One the trip to and from Auckland to Noumea we chatted and passed messages of survival conditions to let our […]

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Yachting News 13th June

Jun 13, 2009 2 Comments by

Smile, be happy! Deauville International Week was certainly born under a lucky star. 4 editions, 4 forecasts with wind, 4 forecasts with sun and 4 sessions of top quality competition. For the final day of racing, conditions were ideal once again: 2O knots of S/SW’ly to delight competitors. “It’s the first time I’ve raced in […]

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RC44 Gmunden, Austria

May 28, 2009 4 Comments by

PRESS RELEASE – RC44 Championship Tour – RC 44 Austria Cup Team No Way Back wins the fleet race ranking whilst Team Aqua is crowned Austria Cup champion It went down to the last hurdle between No Way Back, Artemis and Team Aqua, separated by two points only before the ninth and last regatta of […]

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Yachting News 27th May

May 27, 2009 1 Comment by

“Every day (and night) is another great day for a sail” with Glowfast Marine and Lidgard Sails 27 May 2009 Glowfast Marine is joining forces with Lidgard Sails to ensure every day, and night, is great for sailing. Lidgard Sails Lofts are now stocking and installing Glowfast Luminous Draft Stripes, Glowfast Luminous Spinnaker V’s and Glowfast […]

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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 2

May 05, 2009 1 Comment by

PHRF Details Now Available Online Yachting New Zealand has gone live with a new website feature which allows visitors to access measurement and race history details on any yacht with a current PHRF certificate. The website innovation provides racing owners and crew with greater integrity in the national handicapping system by promoting candour and transparency. […]

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Louis Vuitton Pacific Series Part 2

Feb 11, 2009 9 Comments by

Greetings yachties, As we head to the business end of the regatta. This thread will be in two parts. The book is out some classic images order your copy here Brad BUTTERWORTH, the Kiwi skipper and tactician for Alinghi, had high praise for the event. “Its been three weeks of very good sailing here, although […]

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