2016 Equipment Evaluations – Kiteboarders on day 8

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2016 Equipment Evaluations – Kiteboarders on day 8
The Equipment Evaluations for the 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition is taking place in Santander, Spain from 17-25 March. The panel in Santander were today able to present their initial conclusions to eighteen sailors from ten nations and four …
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Punishment Fails to Halt Large Numbers of Boatpeople Sailing Past Phuket
This sailing season, because of a change in tactics, about 2500 boatpeople had been arrested while a similar number have been apprehended at sea and ''helped on'' – given food and water and told to keep going, past Thailand. Chris Lewa, of the Arakan …
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet enjoys downwind conditions
The ten internationally backed teams have begun to enjoy some extended downwind sailing. 'So the downwind sailing for leg six has finally commenced,' reveals Rupert Dean, skipper of Welcome to Yorkshire. 'It's a great chance to make good speed and …
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Checks And Balances
In CSA 1, Andrea Scarabelli (Cole Bay, St. Maarten) hung on to first today by sailing his Melges 24 Budget Marine/GILL to finish positions of 2-4 to post eight points to Magnitude 400's nine in overall scoring. The latter boat, a Farr 400 skippered by …
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