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Saturday 27, February 2010

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    Artemis win RC44 Maktoum Trophy

    It was a consistent week on the water for Torbjorn Tornqvist’s team onboard RC44 ARTEMIS at the Al Maktoum Sailing Trophy in Dubai. Following on from ARTEMIS’ success in 2009, having won the fleet...

    27 Feb 2010

  • 601409

    Racing wraps up in Dubai - Artemis 2nd in Fleet Racing

    Chris Bake and his Team Aqua win the fleet regatta after a fantastic final battle whilst Torbjorn Tornqvist and Artemis conquer the Al Maktoum Sailing Trophy (the combination of the match race and fleet...

    27 Feb 2010

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    Cayard's Blog

    This is going to sounds like a broken record....we sailed badly again today. The short story is that we ended up 6th overall. The sob story is that while having a great first race today, sailing...

    27 Feb 2010

Friday 26, February 2010

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    Artemis master the wind of the desert

    Chris Bake and his Team Aqua still lead the fleet race ranking of the Al Maktoum Sailing Trophy RC 44; however Torbjorn Tornqvist’s Artemis is now only two points behind ahead of the last day.

    26 Feb 2010

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    RORC Caribbean 600 - Hatrick for Beau Geste

    Although several boat are still racing, Richard Bamford’s Swan 38 Dolfijn retired this morning which means that at tonight’s prize giving Karl Kwok’s Farr 80, Beau Geste, will be awarded the RORC...

    26 Feb 2010

  • 601345

    Team15 Changes the Rules

    It is now even easier for RYA Team15 (T15) clubs to enter the inter-club zone championships this summer thanks to a few rule changes which allow even more children to take part.

    26 Feb 2010

  • 631993

    Cayard's Blog

    Three races were held today in a southeast to south wind blowing between 15 and 25 knots. It was incredibly dusty, with the wind blowing sand into the air. Artemis had the best day with a 2,3,1. Onboard...

    26 Feb 2010

Thursday 25, February 2010

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    RORC Caribbean 600 - DSK Pioneer Investments finish

    Danilo Salsi’s Swan 90, DSK Pioneer Investments finished the RORC Caribbean 600 on 25th February 2010 at 11:25:41.

    25 Feb 2010

  • Cayard Reports from Dubai - RC 44 Maktoum Cup

    The fleet racing portion of the Maktoum Trophy started today with four very competitive races in great sailing conditions. The wind strength was between 20 and 12 knots from the south all day. It was...

    25 Feb 2010

  • 601169

    Fleet racing begins in Dubai

    Chris Bake and his Team Aqua dominated the first day of the fleet regatta with two victories and two second places. The team from the UAE sits seven points ahead of Torbjorn Tornqvist’s Artemis and...

    25 Feb 2010

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    Cayard's Blog

    The fleet racing portion of the Maktoum Trophy started today with four very competitive races in great sailing conditions. The wind strength was between 20 and 12 knots from the south all day. It was...

    25 Feb 2010

  • 601245

    RORC Caribbean 600 - Look out for Dolfijn

    Day four of the RORC Caribbean 600 and the crew of Region Guadeloupe and Beau Geste will, no doubt, be trying to catch up on lost sleep having finished late last night. Meanwhile the yachts still racing...

    25 Feb 2010

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    Beau Geste takes monohull line honours finishing the RORC Caribbean 600

    Finishing 25th February 00 01 13 Elapsed Time: 2 Days 11 Hours 21 Minutes 13 Seconds

    25 Feb 2010

  • 601017

    Region Gaudeloupe take line honors in the RORC Caribbean 600

    Claude Thelier & John Burnie’s ORMA 60 trimaran, Region Guadeloupe, finish RORC Caribbean 600 on Wednesday 24th February 18:49 03

    25 Feb 2010

Wednesday 24, February 2010

  • 600997

    Artemis 3rd in Match Racing

    Markus Wieser and his team from the United Arab Emirates win the match race title of the Al Maktoum Sailing Trophy RC 44, ahead of No Way Back (DEN) and Artemis (SWE).

    24 Feb 2010

  • Cayard Reports from Dubai - RC 44 Maktoum Cup

    Another tough day for Katusha. We only had one race today and we lost it. Actually, I lost it right at the start. I turned up for line too early and we got locked out at the committee boat end. That was...

    24 Feb 2010

  • 601005

    RORC Caribbean 600 - Fingers crossed for the wind

    Day three of the RORC Caribbean 600 and Richard Bamford’s Swan 38, Dolfijn is the new overall leader. The elegant Swan 38 has classical lines but Dolfijn has some excellent racing pedigree including;...

    24 Feb 2010

  • TRANSGLOBE: Adventure (RN) is racking up the miles leading the dash to the 'Horn'

    It's Leg 8 and the longest of the entire year-long expedition at 6,300 nm from Auckland to Montevideo, Uruguay.

    24 Feb 2010

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    Cayard's Blog

    Another tough day for Katusha. We only had one race today and we lost it. Actually, I lost it right at the start. I turned up for line too early and we got locked out at the committee boat end. That was...

    24 Feb 2010

Tuesday 23, February 2010

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    RORC Caribbean 600 - Glimcher catapults to the front

    Marc Glimcher’s J 122, Catapult and his crew are all from East Coast of the United States and compete in many regattas; often in a fleet of J 122s. Marc and his crew are having a great race and currently...

    23 Feb 2010

  • 600921

    Light air continues at Maktoum Trophy

    Only two flights could be completed today due to the lack of wind. Two teams conclude the day undefeated: Markus Wieser’s Team Sea Dubai - who hasn’t lost a single match in this event - and Paul Cayard’s...

    23 Feb 2010

  • 632005

    Cayard's Blog

    Light winds dominated the race course today. We had a two-hour postponement and racing finally got underway at 1345 in 7 knots of wind with smooth seas. We onboard Katusha had a much better day today...

    23 Feb 2010

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    RORC Caribbean 600 - Whales and wind shadows

    As dawn broke on the second day of the RORC Caribbean 600, ORMA 60 Region Guadeloupe had just rounded St.Maarten, the most northerly part of the course.

    23 Feb 2010

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    RORC Caribbean 600 - Sunset and spinnakers

    As the sunsets over the Caribbean, the competitors in the RORC Caribbean 600 are preparing for their first night at sea. At 1700 local time, the leading boats had rounded the North Sails mark off Barbuda...

    23 Feb 2010

Monday 22, February 2010

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    RORC Caribbean 600 - Monday Blues

    “It has been a long time coming.’ Said Karl Kwok, skipper of Beau Geste. “I was going to come to sail in Antigua 11 years ago but had to miss out. I have been looking forward to this race for some...

    22 Feb 2010

  • 632009

    Cayard's Blog

    Tough day onboard Katusha. We had 5 match races today and only managed one win. I haven't had that bad of a win percentage in a long time. The winds were lighter and later to fill than forecast. The...

    22 Feb 2010

Sunday 21, February 2010

  • 632013

    Cayard's Blog

    Today was a practice day here in Dubai and we had 15-17 knots of wind with 1-2 meter seas. A breeze known as a "Shamal" blew in increasing the wind strength from the normal 8-10 knot thermal breezes we...

    21 Feb 2010

Saturday 20, February 2010

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    Karl James walks the course for the RORC Caribbean 600

    The breeze could freshen up by Tuesday morning and the long leg from St Martin to Guadeloupe could well see the wind on the nose. By Wednesday, the wind may lessen a little which might favour the bigger...

    20 Feb 2010

Friday 19, February 2010

Thursday 18, February 2010

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    Heating up in Antigua

    Final preparations are under way for the second edition of the RORC Caribbean 600. With just five days left before the start, the crew and organisers of the race are making ready for the only offshore...

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    18 Feb 2010

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