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Yachting Australia's night of nights One day to go to Yachting Australia Awards 2014

Yachting Australia's night of nights is almost here, with the sport's annual awards celebration set to take place this Friday night at the Australian National Maritime Museum in Sydney.
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Tight,Tactical Racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao

It was a light wind day at ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao with many ups and downs across the six fleets competing on the Beijing 2008 Olympic waters. After a short early afternoon delay the sailors headed out onto the water with a shifty breeze and strong current that would once again test them to the max. One race was completed in the Men's and Women's 470, Laser and Laser Radial whilst the Men's and Women's RS:X packs, sailing shorter races, completed two.
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Tight Battles at ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao

It was a day of tight battles and close knit racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao as the six fleets enjoyed a strong breeze in Qingdao, China. There were several close finishes across the fleets with 13-18 knots of south westerly breeze and up to 2.5 knots of current on the race track making life tough for the 171 sailors from 21 nations.
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Calculated thinking sees top racers rise at ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao

It was a day for calculated thinking and well measured approaches for the 171 sailors from 21 nations across six classes as racing commenced at ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao.
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ISAF And Rolex Announce World Sailor Nominees

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) and Rolex are proud to announce the Nominees for the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards 2014.
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Teaming up at the ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne

The first event of the ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne, the William Angliss Institute Resort Management Cup, is now taking entries from both school age and open teams.
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2014 ISAF Sailing Worlds – Australian Sailing Team, 49er & Nacra 17 medals

Australia won two bronze medals on the final day of the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander as racing wrapped up in the Spanish City bringing the overall Australian medal tally to four – including one gold (470M), one silver (Laser) and two bronze (49er, Nacra17).
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Four medals for Australian Sailing Team at 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships

Australia won two bronze medals on the final day of the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander as racing wrapped up in the Spanish City bringing the overall Australian medal tally to four – including one gold (470M), one silver (Laser) and two bronze (49er, Nacra17).
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First entry for ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne - leaves a sailor's reputation in tatters

Running parallel to the Olympic and Paralympic class competitions at this year’s ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne, is a racing program for 16 invited classes from kiteboards, to various youth feeder classes and the universally designed; Hansa Liberty class.
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Tom Burton wins Australia’s first medal at ISAF Sailing World Championships

Tom Burton (NSW) claimed Australia’s first medal of the ISAF Sailing World Championships – a silver – in the Laser class on Thursday (18 September).
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Picon Takes Early Women's RS:X Gold As Santander 2014 Leaderboards Shape Up

France's Charline Picon claimed an early gold medal in the Women's RS:X at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships as the remaining leaderboards took shape in wonderful conditions in Santander. A southerly breeze in the region of 20 knots served up wonderful sailing conditions and allowed the fleets to catch up on missed races from the difficult conditions earlier on in the week.
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Up And Down Day At Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds

It was a tough fifth day of racing for all of the fleets at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships with a challenging up and down wind playing havoc across the seven race courses.
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Olympic Champions Outteridge Jensen kick-off racing in the only two races of the day at 2014 ISAF Sailing World Champs

Light winds cancel Monday’s racing. Day four of racing at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships, Monday, 15 September was supposed to be the biggest sailing day of the regatta thus far with the Men’s and Women’s Skiff – the 49er and 49erFX, as well as the Nacra 17 mixed-gender multihull and the Finn supposed to join the racing action.
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Emerging Nations Program Sailors Shine In Santander

The Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships features more than 1,000 sailors from 81 nations competing on the waters off the Spanish city. Many of the sailors have different backgrounds and entered the sport through various routes to get to where they are at today. At Santander 2014 an Emerging Nations Program is assisting many promising sailors who do not have all of the funding and support they require.
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Belcher Ryan Aim To Defend 470 World Champion Crown At Santander 2014

The Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships will officially start today, Monday, 8 September European time, with racing scheduled at the biggest regatta of the year from Friday, 12 September 2014. The Australian Sailing Team (AST) and Squad (ASS) will race at Santander in full force with 27 crews entered in nine out of the ten Olympic classes at what will be the 2014 season highlight.
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Qingdao Optimist Regatta

A team of VIODA sailors were invited to the Qingdao International Sailing Week 14-21 August 2014 in China to take part in the festivities as well as an international Opti regatta which included competitors from NZ, Singapore and of course China. The opportunity came as the result of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne and its relationship with the ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao event. .
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Australian Sailing Team signed up for ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne

The Australian Sailing Team and Australian Sailing Squad’s en masse entry for the ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne, December 7-14, 2014, raises the competition bar among the Olympic classes and gives aspiring sailors the chance to challenge their heroes. Yachting Australia has entered the full contingent of the AST and ASS, showing their support for the event and giving other competitors a rare opportunity to mix it up on the racetrack with world champions and gold medallists from the last Games
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Mercedes-Benz Brighton announced as the Official Car Partner

We are delighted to once again announce Mercedes - Benz Brighton as the official car partner of the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne.
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Entries Open For The ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne 2014

The Notice of Race for both Olympic and Invited Classes has been published online and entries are now being accepted for ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne, which is the second regatta of the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup series.
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10,000 reasons to win with Club Marine…

What would you do with a $10,000 windfall? Go on that fishing trip you’ve been postponing for ages maybe, or upgrade the boat’s electronics with the latest fishfinder and chartplotter technology? How about a new tender, a new engine, or a batch of fun water toys the whole family can play with? Or, if cruising and on-board entertainment is your style, maybe the cockpit or galley needs a re-vamp …
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The Best Western - Buckingham International announced as a preffered hotel for the ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne

Yachting Victoria is pleased to announce the Best Western - Buckingham International as a preferred hotel of the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne.
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Preliminary race schedule released for the ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne & Invited Classes

To assist competitors to plan the upcoming regatta season, Yachting Victoria has released a preliminary Race Schedule for the ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne & invited Classes.
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Club Marine supports the Australian Volunteer Coast Guard

Club Marine, Australia’s largest provider of recreational boat insurance, is proud to announce that it is now an official sponsor of the Australian Volunteer Coast Guard (AVCG). In addition to its overall sponsorship of the national marine rescue organisation, Club Marine has also thrown its support behind the AVCG’s forthcoming ‘MAYDAY’ campaign, which aims to raise much-needed funds for the AVCG.
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ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne Logistics Solution in the Works!

The ISAF SWC / Sail Melbourne team are aware that there are a number of National Class Championships including the Australian Youth Championships taking place in Perth at the end of December and beginning of January 2015.
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ISAF Sailing World Rankings: Belcher and Ryan defend World #1 with World Cup win in Hyères

After the conclusion of the fifth and final stage of the 2013-2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup series the ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 28 April 2014 have been released.
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Two Gold and three Bronze for Australian Sailing Team at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres

The Australian Sailing Team raced to two Olympic class gold medals in the 470M and Laser at ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France. Laser sailor Tom Burton repeated his gold medal win from ISAF Sailing World Cup in Palma while Mat Belcher and Will Ryan returned to their winning ways.
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Bronze medal for Paralympic Sonar Crew at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères

Australian Sailing’s Colin Harrison, Jonathan Harris and Russell Boaden won Australia’s first medal at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères on Friday, when they took out bronze in the Paralympic Sonar medal race. Gold went to the crews from Great Britain, silver to France.
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Mat Belcher and Will Ryan on track for medal at ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyères

The qualification stage at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, France has drawn to an end after two days of racing with Australian Sailing Team crews performing strongly in the first two days of racing at the fifth and final World Cup of the 2013-2014 season.
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ISAF Confirms New Strategy For The ISAF Sailing World Cup

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has confirmed plans for the future of the ISAF Sailing World Cup and the appointment of John Craig to the new position of Head of the ISAF Sailing World Cup to deliver the strategy.
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Dates announced for ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne 2014

Yachting Victoria has announced the dates for the 2014 Australian leg of the ISAF Sailing World Cup. The ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne, which is the second regatta of the 2014-2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup series, will run out of the world acclaimed Sandringham Yacht Club in Melbourne Australia, from the 7th to the 14th of December 2014
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Australian sailing champions take gold on home waters at ISAF Sailing World Cup

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - The second leg of the Grand Slam of Olympic class sailing, the 2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup successfully came to a close last week, with almost 600 competitors from 25 countries battling it out on Port Phillip from December 1 – 8 at Sandringham Yacht Club.
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne - Medal Race weather window opens

Grey skies and a strong northerly wind greeted competitors on the final day of the ISAF World Sailing Cup Melbourne 2013.
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ISAF Sailing World Cup - The rise and rise of China

While in the distant past the USA, and more recently Great Britain and Australia have been the powerhouses of Olympic sailing, now the world sailing scene is changing and doing so at a rapid rate, with the rise and rise of China.
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne - Waiting for a weather window

Despite yesterday’s promising forecast for the final day of Medal Racing today, there is a strong northerly breeze blowing on Port Phillip.
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne - The streak continues

ISAF World Sailor of the Year, Matt Belcher’s feat of winning his 18th consecutive regatta in the 470 class, has outshone the other results on the penultimate day of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne.
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From Oars And Lakes To Rudders And Seas

Australia’s Sarah Cook is no stranger to international competition and racing on the water in pursuit of Olympic dreams.
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Day 4 ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne: Belcher says we can’t keep winning

Unfortunately today competitors from 24 countries in the Olympic classes had to sit out racing due to the westerlies gusting in excess of 35 knots that howled across Port Phillip, causing massive seas to build and pound the Sandringham rock wall.
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne - Melbourne a Corker

Despite some bleak weather expectations for Day 5 of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne 2013, Port Phillip turned on a corker day.
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne - A long, cold day ahead

The gales which hit Melbourne yesterday have abated somewhat for the fifth day of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne.
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Fresh to Frightening for Day 4

Fresh breezes look set to prevail for the fourth day of racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne. As competitors arrived at the Sandringham Yacht Club, they were greeted with a cold handshake from the 20kt southerly breeze.
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