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French and New Zealanders showing the way!

Posted on 31 March 2015

t was a long day in Palma with the late coming sea breeze delaying racing. Patience paid off and the second day in the Trofeo Sofia provided great racing and allowed to complete the qualification stage. A seventh race was completed for the kites who will go into medal race mode on wednesday. Continue Reading

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Team Brunel, Volvo Ocean Race

Damage for Team Brunel

Posted on 31 March 2015

On Monday afternoon, Team Brunel rounded the infamous Cape Horn, with MAPFRE in their wake. A few hours later, Bouwe Bekking and his crew were forced to slow down, when their J1 headsail became damaged. Continue Reading

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Barcelona World Race

Guillermo Altadill and José Muñoz finish second

Posted on 31 March 2015

Guillermo Altadill and his talented, ever reliable Chilean co-skipper Jose Muñoz secured second place in this third edition of the Barcelona World Race. The Spanish-Chilean partnership, which was only competing in their second major IMOCA race as a duo, finished the theroretical 23,321 Nms course in 89 days 11hrs 47mins at an average of 10.86kts. Continue Reading

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Olympics

Favorites master demanding conditions in the bay of Palma

Posted on 31 March 2015

The wind played dirty tricks all day in Palma on sailors and race committees who had to juggle with big shifts and different pressure. From 4 to 20 knots, and reaching 40 in some gusts, the wind turned around the bay playing with everybody's nerves! Continue Reading

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Dongfeng Race Team

Dongfeng faces challenging final miles to Ushuaia

Posted on 30 March 2015

Whilst everyone onboard remains in good shape considering the circumstances, the final miles to Ushuaia are anything but easy. Concerns about the mast’s stability and a very tricky entrance to the Beagle Channel will be high up the list of concerns for skipper and crew. Continue Reading

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WMRT

World Match Racing Tour adds UK event to 2015 schedule

Posted on 30 March 2015

The World Match Racing Tour today announced the addition of the Royal Southern Match Cup (10-14 June) to the 2015/16 championship schedule. Organised by the Royal Southern Yacht Club (RSrnYC) in Hamble UK, the Match Cup will be added to the calendar as a 'World Tour' event following the new and expanded event format for 2015 announced by WMRT last week. Continue Reading

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35th America's Cup

Competitors to vote on cost-cutting measures this week

Posted on 30 March 2015

The six teams entered in the America’s Cup will vote this week on whether to adopt a new America’s Cup Class that will significantly reduce costs. Continue Reading

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Barcelona World Race

Neutrogena closes Barcelona

Posted on 29 March 2015

Barcelona's Guillermo Altadill and Chilan co-skipper José Munoz should cross the finish line Monday on their IMOCA 60 Neutrogena and secure second placed overall in the Barcelona World Race, the two handed race around the world. Continue Reading

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