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ÅF Offshore Race Stockholm – Sandhamn 6th July

AF Offshore Race Sweden

Round Gotland Race moves to Stockholm and changes name to ÅF Offshore Race ÅF Offshore Race contains three races; the traditional one where most of the participantes starts in Sandhamn, the race for Classic Yachts and the new race, Coastal. The perpose with the Costal Race is to attract sailors that do not own a big boat or […]

ÅF Offshore Race Stockholm – Sandhamn 6th July http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1595

July 5th, 2011 | Posted in News, Regattas | Read More »

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in September at Porto Cervo, Italy

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The Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, the veritable highlight of the Mediterranean sailing calendar, will take place from 5-10 September in Porto Cervo, Sardinia. Blue sky, Blue sea, Blue ribbon – Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup Open to yachts over 18.29-metres (60-feet), the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup pits together the largest, finest and most technologically-advanced monohull yachts […]

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in September at Porto Cervo, Italy http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1588

July 5th, 2011 | Posted in News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture | Read More »

VOR: Mar Mostro leaves home in bittersweet moment for Read

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PUMA’s Volvo Open 70 set off from Newport, Rhode Island for the Transatlantic Race on Sunday in what was a bittersweet departure for skipper and Newport native Ken Read. The 2,975 nautical mile trip will take Read’s team to The Lizard, off England’s southeast coast, before they head for their new training base in Lanzarote, […]

VOR: Mar Mostro leaves home in bittersweet moment for Read http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1583

July 5th, 2011 | Posted in News, Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Boston Winner: Kiwis snatched victory in final minutes

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As the country celebrated Independence Day, American Terry Hutchinson on board Artemis Racing went in to the final race with an 8 point lead after heading the leaderboard for most of the past 5 days – but lost in the final leg of the final race of the final day. An enthralled US non-sailing public […]

Boston Winner: Kiwis snatched victory in final minutes http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1578

July 5th, 2011 | Posted in Extreme Sailing Series, News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Crisis-Charter: Rent a Sailing Yacht for the best Price

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Lately everyone is talking about saving and with a smile about “Crisis-Charter”. Motivated to present our readers a comparative, we have asked for these reasons Anke Gund (CharterEventos.com). THE FOLLOWING shows the differences on the Spanish Coast and the Balearic Islands between sailing boats 37-40 feet without skipper during the months of September and October 2011. (Months of September and October 2011 / Prices in Euros) Spanish Coast (Barcelona to Cartagena) Cartagena Harmony 38 2000 2000 Barcelona […]

Crisis-Charter: Rent a Sailing Yacht for the best Price http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1575

July 4th, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

TR2011: Final Start

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One of the greatest moments in the history of offshore racing took place today with the final start of the Transatlantic Race 2011 setting six yachts on their course from Newport to The Lizard off the southeast coast of England. And as the six magnificent yachts hoisted their sails you could almost feel the huge […]

TR2011: Final Start http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1569

July 4th, 2011 | Posted in Atlantic Ocean Racing Series, News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture, Transatlantic Race | Read More »

Marstrand – the Islands host the International Sailing Event

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One week every summer the picturesque and beautiful island of Marstrand transforms from a quiet archipelago village into one of Sweden’s hottest summer places. With a hundred thousand plus visitors, the best match racing sailors in the world sailing, the business society mingling, exciting nightlife and entertainment for the entire family, everyone is truly invited […]

Marstrand – the Islands host the International Sailing Event http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1563

July 4th, 2011 | Posted in News, Regatta-PORTS | Read More »

Match Cup Sweden: The world’s eyes focus on Marstrand

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Stena Match Cup Sweden is regarded as a template for new WMRT-cities The match racing world championship series, the World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) set out on a new path almost one year ago. The vision was to create the world’s leading mono-hull match racing series. With new boats, new venues and increased professionalism many […]

Match Cup Sweden: The world’s eyes focus on Marstrand http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1561

July 4th, 2011 | Posted in News, Regattas | Read More »

Boston Day 4: Pressure Is On Going Into Final Day

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Terry Hutchinson, skipper of Artemis Racing, aka ‘Mr Consistency’ did it again on the penultimate day of the Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 4 in Boston. Ensuring that his team finished no lower than 5th place in any of the 8 races staged today, sees Artemis Racing go into the final day tomorrow with a 14 […]

Boston Day 4: Pressure Is On Going Into Final Day http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1556

July 4th, 2011 | Posted in Extreme Sailing Series, News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Day 3 in Boston: US Crowds Turn Out In Force As Top 5 Teams Retain Their Places (+ Skydiver Video)

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To use a well-coined Americanism, day three of Act 4 in Boston was ‘awesome’! Thousands of spectators filled the Extreme Sailing Series™ Race Village and were treated to a spectacle of 49er racing followed by eight first-class, action-packed Extreme 40 races. A good sea breeze allowed the Extreme 40s to showcase how this style of […]

Day 3 in Boston: US Crowds Turn Out In Force As Top 5 Teams Retain Their Places (+ Skydiver Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1546

July 4th, 2011 | Posted in Extreme Sailing Series, News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture | Read More »

AC34: building out the base Cascais

AC34 building out the base Cascais

On-site preparations have started in Portugal for the America’s Cup World Series – Cascais as the ACRM shore team begins building out the receiving base under the striking architecture and engineering of the 25 de Abril Bridge. With a design based on San Francisco’s Bay Bridge and sharing the coloring of the famous Golden Gate […]

AC34: building out the base Cascais http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1543

July 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Americas Cup, News, Regattas | Read More »

Rolex Baltic Week: Cream of the crop crowned world champions

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In the Robbe & Berking 12mR World Championships the Danish 1936-built Vanity V, owned and helmed by Patrick Howaldt from Copenhagen, triumphed after scoring another second and first place on the last day of a remarkable regatta which saw them finish no worse than runner-up in any race. Two bullets on the final day also secured […]

Rolex Baltic Week: Cream of the crop crowned world champions http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1538

July 3rd, 2011 | Posted in News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture | Read More »

TR2011: South Pays – For Now

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Nordwind and Carina have opened up a significant lead on the rest of the fleet that started the Transatlantic Race 2011 on June 26. These two yachts have stayed in good pressure, whilst the yachts behind that stayed north have not — leaving them well over 100 miles behind the frontrunners. There was, however, high […]

TR2011: South Pays – For Now http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1535

July 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Atlantic Ocean Racing Series, News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture, Transatlantic Race | Read More »

Boston Day 2: Wide Open Going Into Halfway Stage

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The ever changing conditions on the second day of racing at the Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 4 in Boston, resulted in a game of snakes and ladders for many of the 11 Extreme 40 teams and leaves Act 4 wide open going into the halfway stage tomorrow. After another seven races today there have been […]

Boston Day 2: Wide Open Going Into Halfway Stage http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1551

July 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Extreme Sailing Series, News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Rolex Baltic Week: All to play for after testing day

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It was a long day on the water for organisers and competitors alike at the Rolex Baltic Week for Day 4 (2 July) of the regatta, which saw a weather front over the Flensburg Fjord bring cold and rainy conditions, and fresh north-westerly breezes of around 15-20 knots. With windspeeds forecast to ease slightly later […]

Rolex Baltic Week: All to play for after testing day http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1533

July 3rd, 2011 | Posted in News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture | Read More »

New Era for AMERICA’S CUP goes LIVE in 35 Days

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The first competition of the new multihull America’s Cup era begins with the inaugural America’s Cup World Series in Cascais, Portugal, on August 6. Nine teams from eight different countries will race identical AC45 wing-sailed catamarans directly off the coast. Designed for extreme speed, the AC45 has proven to be a handful in strong conditions, […]

New Era for AMERICA’S CUP goes LIVE in 35 Days http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1503

July 2nd, 2011 | Posted in Americas Cup, News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture | Read More »

TR2011: the Rhythm of the Sea

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Carina, skippered by Rives Potts Jr. (Essex, Conn.), has put on a stellar performance over the last six days since starting the Transatlantic Race 2011 on June 26.  This morning, Carina had pulled out a lead of 33 miles over British Soldier crewed by the British Army Sailing Association. The statistics, however, do not reflect […]

TR2011: the Rhythm of the Sea http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1501

July 2nd, 2011 | Posted in Atlantic Ocean Racing Series, News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture, Transatlantic Race | Read More »

TR2011: Racing Machines Readying For Battle

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Since 1866, the cornerstone of offshore yacht racing has been transatlantic races, due, in part, to legendary yachts sailed by icons of the sport.  Few, however, would disagree that the impending showdown between Rambler 100 and ICAP Leopard ranks right up there with the best battles of all time. Sunday, July 3, the third and […]

TR2011: Racing Machines Readying For Battle http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1497

July 1st, 2011 | Posted in Atlantic Ocean Racing Series, News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture, Transatlantic Race | Read More »

Challenging First Day at Extreme 40 USA Debut

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The opening day of the Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 4 at the Fan Pier in Boston proved to be a challenging one as the 11 Extreme 40 teams made their USA debut.  Finding the best lanes of pressure and speed was the big ask of the day as the breeze fluctuated in strength and direction […]

Challenging First Day at Extreme 40 USA Debut http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1495

July 1st, 2011 | Posted in News, Regattas, Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Russell Coutts: the limits of pushing the AC45 catamaran (VIDEO)

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ORACLE Racing CEO Russell Coutts explores the limits and beyond during a training session in San Francisco. He said: “Sometimes it helps to be a little bit young either.” (Sailing – no country for old men.) (1:54 min | from americascup.com)

Russell Coutts: the limits of pushing the AC45 catamaran (VIDEO) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1492

July 1st, 2011 | Posted in Americas Cup, News, Regattas | Read More »

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