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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

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.

Groupama back on track

The Groupama 3 crew must have been crossing themselves as they passed New Zealand where their maxi-tri folded up beneath them two years ago.

25th February

Today is significant for two reasons.

The British wing

Had enough of solid wing sails? No? For the first time in several decades Britain has a potentially competitive boat to enter in the Little America’s Cup.

Ahead of the game

Yes, its coming around again... We can expect news of the Volvo Ocean Race’s route and new teams to be trickling out over the next few weeks.


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