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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

Saving Olympic sailing

With baseball and softball dropped from the list of 28 Olympic disciplines for 2016 in favour of golf and rugby, sailing is one of the next weakest sports waiting to be dropped.

Au revoir Moose

This feels like the Premier League – last night it was announced that Mike Sanderson is to move on from his position as Team Director of TeamOrigin, having held the role since Sir Keith Mills

America's Cup grey areas

The English Channel is a busy place at the moment with the doublehanded Class 40s heading west down the south coast of the UK in the Normandy Channel Race, while the Multi50s charge in the opposite

The season is upon us

A busy weekend with the Audi MedCup concluding in Cascais, where Emirates Team NZ proved they have lost none of their magic while TeamOrigin fell off the pace towards the end of the regatta to fini

TP52s now much more physical to sail

A good day for British keelboat sailors yesterday with TeamOrigin pulling into the lead, two points clear of Emirates Team NZ and Synergy, on day two of the Audi MedCup’s Portugal Trophy whil

Audi MedCup takes a quantum leap

We are not just saying it because we are here in Cascais, but in going into this season the Audi MedCup seems to have taken its biggest step yet.

What next for the foiling Moth?

Foilers – still the most exciting technology in our sport at present, but still strangely limited pretty much to singlehanders like the Moth and RS600 FF.

Some AC34 clarity

The 34th America’s Cup seems to be on track even if 2014, the likely date, seems a long way off.

Maxi boat Atlantic dash

Both Mike Slade’s ICAP Leopard and Alex Jackson’s Speedboat are setting up to have a crack at the west to east transatlantic monohull record between New York and the L

Filling the AC void

While it may be relatively meaningless in the grand scheme of things, we’re excited about the prospect of BMW Oracle Racing and Sir Keith Mills’ TeamOrigin lining up at Cowes Week this

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