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Thursday 30, November 2006

  • ARC News - Day 4 - Head South 'til the Butter Melts

    *Head South 'til the Butter Melts* Go South is the advice from the ARC meteorologists, and those yachts which opted for the longer southerly route are now in a position to benefit from this knowledge....

    Posted by World Cruising

    30 Nov 2006

  • ARC Skipper Aids Rescue Of Illegal Immigrants

    With so many illegal immigrants leaving the west coast of Africa to find a better life in the Canary Islands it was perhaps inevitable that, despite the large waterborne frontier operation currently...

    Posted by World Cruising

    30 Nov 2006

Wednesday 29, November 2006

Tuesday 28, November 2006

  • ARC Day 2 - Settled NE Trade Winds Bring Fast Daily Runs

    *Fleet in for a fast crossing?* After a spectacular start on Sunday, the ARC 2006 fleet are now settling into the daily routine of life of onboard after two days at sea since leaving Las Palmas de Gran...

    Posted by World Cruising

    28 Nov 2006

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    Skandia Team GBR celebrates success

    Skandia Team GBR’s most successful year to date in medal terms was capped off this weekend with the team’s inaugural Awards Dinner and Presentations at the Hayling Island Sailing Club on Friday (24...

    Posted by RYA

    28 Nov 2006

Monday 27, November 2006

  • Velux 5 Oceans - Day 37 - Stamm reaches Kerguelen Islands

    Golding ponders his future as ECOVER heads towards South Africa. Bernard Stamm (SUI) reports damage as he breaks halyard and mainsail battens. Mike Golding (GBR) reflects on his options as ECOVER...

    Posted by Velux 5 Oceans

    27 Nov 2006


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    Posted by Peta Stuart-Hunt

    27 Nov 2006

  • Leopard3 to be World's Fastest Charter Yacht

    Ocean Marine, the British sailing team owned by Mike Slade, has today announced the build of a new maxi yacht with the aim of becoming the fastest charter yacht on the planet. The boat, to be called 'Leopard3'...

    Posted by Pitch PR

    27 Nov 2006

Sunday 26, November 2006

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    Colourful Spinnaker Start for the 21st ARC

    The 21st Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) started in spectacular style today as 223 yachts from 27 different nations sailed across the start line off Las Palmas de Canaria headed for their final destination,...

    Posted by World Cruising

    26 Nov 2006

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    One to watch..Rogers 46; she's a bit like Kate Moss.

    If you like the idea of TP52 but don't have the budget, take a look at the Rogers 46. It is a light displacement carbon boat built to IRC and she goes like a rocket.

    1 comment

    26 Nov 2006

Saturday 25, November 2006

Friday 24, November 2006

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    Three Days to Start of 21st ARC

    Crews make final preparations for World's largest transocean sailing event. 226 yachts representing 27 nations expected on Sunday's start line

    Posted by World Cruising

    24 Nov 2006

  • Golding Suffers Shock Mast Break Hours After Dramatic Rescue

    Golding confirmed that the mast had broken in two places, the first just above the main spreaders and the second about 1.5 metres from the top of the mast and that he and Thomson were securing the loose...

    Posted by Velux 5 Oceans

    24 Nov 2006

  • Audi Etchells Worlds - a three horse race

    Never mind the fact that Australia has the best cricketers, Australia is getting hammered by the New Zealanders, the American's and the Brits in the 2006 Audi Etchells Worlds off Fremantle. Tomorrow,...

    24 Nov 2006


    Two hours-four attempts but Golding says "Alex,Welcome on board"

    24 Nov 2006

  • Alex Thomson and Mike Golding safe and well as HUGO BOSS abandoned

    ECOVER will now turn back towards Fremantle and focus again on Leg 1 of the VELUX 5 OCEANS. Golding, who had been setting an impressive pace in second place before turning back to assist HUGO BOSS, will...

    Posted by Velux 5 Oceans

    24 Nov 2006

  • British solo sailors perform emergency rescue in Southern Ocean

    Between the hours of 04.45 and 06.30 GMT this morning a dramatic rescue operation took place in the treacherous icy waters of the Southern Ocean. Devastated solo sailor Alex Thomson (GBR) abandoned his...

    Posted by Alex Thomson Racing

    24 Nov 2006

Thursday 23, November 2006

Wednesday 22, November 2006

  • John Bertrand Wins Audi Etchells Race 5

    The 1983 America's Cup winning skipper Australian John Bertrand won Race 5 in the 2006 Audi Etchells Worlds, off Fremantle. Bertrand showed a host of sailors from America's Cup campaign's past and present,...

    22 Nov 2006

Tuesday 21, November 2006

  • Velux 5 Oceans - Day 31 - Stamm crosses into Indian Ocean

    ...as Golding dives South Bernard Stamm (SUI) hammers past the Longitude of the Cape of Good Hope at an impressive pace. Mike Golding (GBR) dives south and breathes down the neck of Alex Thomson (GBR). Conditions...

    21 Nov 2006


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