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RIO 2016: The road returns to Europe

April 1st, 2013

Palma, Spain (April 1, 2013) – Racing started in the 44th Trofeo Sofia Mapfre, ISAF Sailing World Cup, with increasing wind and waves, providing for challenging races. The 49er FX, Nacra and 2.4 missed on racing, as did some of the 49er in the blue group. In most classes the favourites have taken an early


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INNOVATION: A Completely New Idea of Fundraising For Athletes

April 1st, 2013

Arthur Ferguson is an aspiring Canadian 49er sailor who is on an Olympic campaign for Rio 2016 with his twin brother, John. They have been recently launched a unique micro-funding platform which connects fans and athletes directly online in order to help with funding. Here he explains… We are two young, aspiring Olympians sailing in


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Winners Decided at Nanny Cay – 2013 BVI Spring Regatta

March 31st, 2013

(March 31, 2013) – The large expanse of the North Atlantic lies just to the North of The British Virgin Islands and on this morning, the BVI Spring Regatta competitors got a real taste of it. The sea state kicked up to 2 metres and the wind speed for the first start was 20 plus


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An Easter Sunday Celebration

March 31st, 2013

(March 31, 2013) – A “Wrong Way Around” race wrapped up sailing today at the four-day St. Barths Bucket Regatta, and it was more colorful and full of goodies than a child’s Easter basket. Thirty six superyachts in four classes (Grandes Dames, Mademoiselles, Gazelles and J Boats) circumnavigated the French West Indies island of St.



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