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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

Last opportunities in Weymouth

The penultimate day of racing is underway at Skandia Sail for Gold where Australian Tom Slingsby is once again dominating the Laser while British no3 Giles Scott yesterday took the lead in the Finn

2012 warm-up

Skandia Sail for Gold may be the final event in the 2010 ISAF Sailing World Cup, but many are also looking at how it is set to stack up as the venue for sailing at the 2012 Olympic Games – no

Olympic stars in Weymouth

Firstly - apologies for yesterday’s outage caused by a database problem and many thanks to Slipstream Studio for resolving it.

Coutts in Cowes

Firstly - apologies for Monday’s outage caused by a database problem and many thanks to Slipstream Studio.

Wing Moth!

Congratulations to Adam May for creating what is officially the world’s coolest boat – not just a foiling Moth (very 2007) but one fitted with solid wingsail, in fact possibly the first

Solent - the centre of the universe

In addition to Cowes Week, the Extreme 40s have been competing on their normal short course racing the Solent since the weekend.

Three new IMOCA 60s

One of the interesting battles in this autumn’s Route du Rhum will be between the IMOCA 60s where five of the nine boats entered are VPLP-Verdier designs.

Challenger dissent

A lot of TeamOrigin news and views from yesterday including the welcome backing from Jaguar for next week’s 1851 Cup in Cowes.

The medal maker

Five Olympic Gold medals and three bronzes – the man behind this track record is the Ukrainian-born Head Coach of the Australian Olympic sailing team, Victor Kovalenko.

Cowes Week attractions

Cowes Week is set to be one of the busiest yet. In addition to the main event there is the Extreme Sailing Series racing taking place off Eygpt Point.


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