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Sailing World Cup Final – Two coaches and an over-qualified media boat driver

I took the opportunity today on the first official day of racing at the Sailing World Cup Final in Melbourne to talk to two coaches about how they are preparing their sailors. Geoff Woolley, the coach of dual gold medallists Liesl Tesch and Dan Fitzgibbon in the Skud18, is now coaching the 470 Women on […]

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Sailing World Cup Final – Future rock stars & a special graduation

Awesome to be on the ground for the Sailing World Cup Final in Melbourne, the final for World Sailing’s World Cup this year! 170 entrants, plenty of rock stars, but also plenty of rock stars in the making, such as Finn, Elkan and Anna who I caught up with today. Optimist sailor Adelaide Pullin from […]

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Adventures Weekly – 5 December 2016

Welcome to Adventures Weekly for 5 December 2016, your update for the top stories in sailing news globally this week; updates on the Vendee Globe, Melges 24 Worlds and Sailing World Cup Final. You can subscribe to get Adventures Weekly straight to your inbox just over here >>>>> This week’s issue is here.

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Rolex Sydney Hobart: less than one month to go, live press conference video and interviews

Today marked the run into Boxing Day with the official media launch of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2016. Yes we are less than one month out from the “great race”, and yet it feels like yesterday. I took the opportunity to catch up with Paul Clitheroe, the owner/driver of Balance, the TP52 that […]

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Adventures Weekly – 28 November 2016

Welcome to Adventures Weekly for 28 November 2016, your update for the top stories in sailing news globally this week; updates on the Vendee Globe, RORC Transatlantic Race and the Rolex Sydney Hobart. For the full copy of “Adventures Weekly” head here, or subscribe over here >>>>>>>>>

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Adventures Weekly – 21 November 2016

Welcome to Adventures Weekly for 14 November 2016, your update for the top stories in sailing news globally this week in the form of “Sailing News in Sixty-seconds (ish); updates on the America’s Cup, Vendee Globe, and METS. For the full copy of “Adventures Weekly” including article links, photos of the week and more, click […]

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Louis Vuitton Americas Cup World Series Finale in Fukuoka

After nine events in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in all corners of the globe, the final day of racing in Fukuoka was, shall we say large for the America’s Cup teams. Four teams could have potentially won on paper, but Land Rover BAR had to falter from their momentum to lose their […]

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Louis Vuitton Americas Cup Fukuoka Day 1 – Full report, interviews and photos

What a great day for the America’s Cup to make its official racing debut in Japan. Challenging conditions, but at least there was wind, enough at times for foiling, and it stayed in for the duration of racing. As always with America’s Cup World Series racing, the set course was very short with tight boundaries, […]

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America’s Cup in Fukuoka brings sailing into the limelight in Japan

The sport of sailing is pulling out rock star status right now in Japan; the Japanese people are seriously lapping up having America’s Cup racing in their country for the first time in its long and prestigious history. Today (as well as one on one’s and a report on the practice racing which you will […]

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Adventures Weekly – 14 November 2016

Welcome to Adventures Weekly for 14 November 2016, your update for the top stories in sailing news globally this week in the form of “Sailing News in Sixty-seconds (ish); updates on the Vendee Globe, CQS and the only election worth thinking about… For the full copy of “Adventures Weekly” for 14 November or to subscribe, […]

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