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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

2012 - time to be in the UK

2012 is lining up to be a formidable year in the UK.

Payne takes the lead

Yesterday with the discard coming into play, Simon Payne was able to rid himself of Tuesday’s mast breaking race, to take the lead at the Puma Moth World Championship.

The Simon Payne rollercoaster

A dramatic day at the Puma Moth Worlds yesterday with Simon Payne taking the overall lead after the second race only to dismast in the third. Doh! Uber Moth designer, Andrew McDougall still leads.

McDougall ahead

The Puma Moth Worlds had their first race in Dubai yesterday in light, shifty conditions, with a win for Australian Andrew McDougall, who is also designer of the Bladerider and Mach 2.

One for the light fellas

Much anticipation here at the Dubai Offshore Sailing Club for today’s first race of the Puma Moth World Championship.

Bravo Groupama

Congratulations to Franck Cammas and his crew for their new record to the Horn.

Drawing up battle lines

Racing had to be eventually canned after a windy day on the water at the Omega Auckland Match Racing Regatta with the Farr MRXs on the limit.

Singlehanded super-multis

The ‘ultimate’ (unlimited) class in the Route du Rhum is looking set to be pretty damned exciting – from the initial sole entry of Thomas Coville’s Sodebo, there is now Fran

Weymouth Bound

Skandia Team GBR has been the most successful sailing team at the last three Olympic Games – which means that it is just a matter of time before someone comes along to topple it.

Ramping up for the Dinghy Show

A busy weekend lies ahead with the RYA Dinghy Show in north London and also the Solo Racing Festival in Southampton on Saturday - at two opposite ends of the racing spectrum.

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