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Championships Galore at the International Paint Poole Regatta 2018

It is now confirmed that the International Paint Poole Regatta 2018 will be hosting a record number of championships. Five National Championships and two Southern Area Championships have been confirmed for the regatta. The classes holding their National Championship at Poole are the J24, HP30, MOCRA, VPRS and 2.4mR.  The 2.4mR class will also be holding their Tidal Championship at ...

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Two medals for GBR Youths in nail-biting Sanya finale

The British Youth Sailing Team claimed two medals on a dramatic final day of Youth Sailing World Championships racing in Sanya (CHN), with windsurfer Emma Wilson topping the podium in the Girl’s RS:X event. Wilson successfully defended her 2016 crown and added a further title to her previous gold and a silver acquired over the past three editions of this ...

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Sanya Serenity Coast takes the victory

Sanya Serenity Coast claimed victory in a thrilling finale to Race 4: The ClipperTelemed+ Tasman Test, the first stage of the All-Australian Leg of the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race. It was one of the tightest ever Clipper Race finishes into Sydney, which saw the top three teams finish with an hour-and-half of each other after 12 days ...

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First GC32 World Championship will be held on Lake Garda

With the GC32 officially receiving World Sailing recognition last month, the GC32 International Class Association has announced that its first World Championship will take place in Riva del Garda, Italy on 23 – 27 May, 2018. This will see the fleets of the GC32 Racing Tour and Extreme Sailing Series competing on the same race track. GC32 International Class Association President ...

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Battle for Podium Reaching Thrilling Conclusion

After 12 intense days and almost 2,500nm of racing, just half a nautical mile now separates frontrunner Sanya Serenity Coast, from second placed Visit Seattle, both led by the Clipper Race’s two female Skippers, as the teams cross the 100nm to finish mark. After crossing paths with Qingdao, which has slipped from first to third place following an unfavourable tack, ...

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New navigational lights on the Beaulieu River

New navigational lights have been installed to help night sailors on the Beaulieu River as part of ongoing investment in the services and facilities for mooring holders and visitors at Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour. Five sets of buoys have each been fitted with flashing beacons, making it even easier for visitors to the Beaulieu River to reach their journey’s end ...

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GBR sailors in push for the podium as Youth Worlds hits half way stage

Team Leader James Gray has praised his British Youth Sailing Team charges for their attitude and resilience as ‘tricky’ Youth Sailing World Championships racing passed the half way mark in Sanya, China, on Wednesday (13 December). Emma Wilson, defending champion in the RS:X Girls windsurfing event, is tied on points at the top of the leaderboard after three days of ...

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Anchors aweigh as Oceans of Hope Challenge goes to New Zealand

Brighton based skipper Robert Munns will travel to New Zealand in November 2018 to take 35 adults with Multiple Sclerosis on his award-winning sailing challenge. Robert, who lives with Multiple Sclerosis himself, created the Oceans of Hope Challenge to give people the same life affirming experience he gained when sailing with the organisation Sailing Sclerosis, on ‪board the yacht appropriately ...

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Sail Aid UK receives Charity status and opens Grant Application process

Sail Aid UK has been granted charity status. Set up in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Irma to pro-actively unite the UK sailing community in a long-term fundraising drive to help the victims of the Caribbean Islands most severely impacted by the September hurricanes, the charity has now opened the Grant Application process. Sail Aid UK is promoting its online merchandise, currently ...

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