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Abu Dhabi ISAF Sailing World Cup Final 'Experience of a Lifetime'

The ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is set to be 'an experience of a lifetime' according to American Women's 470 sailor Briana Provancha.
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Talented Finn Pack for Abu Dhabi ISAF Sailing World Cup Final

The ISAF Sailing World Cup Final Finn fleet is made up of some exceptional talent with Great Britain's Ed Wright and Pieter Jan Postma (NED) coming in to Abu Dhabi, UAE with good form.
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Finn fight looming on Port Phillip

Two English born Finn sailors, one coach and student, will draw swords at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in December on Port Phillip. Both are gunning for national team selection and a chance to represent their country at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Ed Wright sailing for Great Britain and Oli Tweddell representing Australia, where he’s lived for the past decade.
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HIGH OCTANE 49ER AND 49ERFX RACING EXPECTED FOR ISAF SAILING WORLD CUP FINAL

The ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates will see high octane racing in the 49er and 49erFX with the leading lights of the skiff world heading to the Emirati capital.
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Dual Olympian Krystal Weir announces her retirement from Olympic Sailing

Weir won a World Championship in 2004 as well as seven national and three ISAF World Cup titles throughout her Olympic sailing career in the Laser Radial class.
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ISAF Rolex World Sailors of the Year, Olympic medalists, world champions and a Volvo Ocean Race superstar are on their way to Abu Dhabi,

ISAF Rolex World Sailors of the Year, Olympic medalists, world champions and a Volvo Ocean Race superstar are on their way to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates for the inaugural ISAF Sailing World Cup Final.
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Extended Optimist family heading to Melbourne

The Optimist fleet at this year’s ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne has rocketed to major international status with the inclusion of representative squads attending from China and New Zealand, to challenge the estimated 100 Australian entries.
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ISAF Beppe Croce Trophy Awarded To David Kellett

David Kellett (AUS) has been awarded the ISAF Beppe Croce Trophy, which honours an individual for their outstanding voluntary contribution to the sport of sailing.
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Australian Sailors recognised at 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards

Australian James Spithill has taken out the prestigious 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award in Palma de Mallorca, Spain overnight. Spithill becomes just the third Australian to take out the title, alongside Australian Sailing Team's fellow 2014 nominee and winner in 2013, Mathew Belcher and Tom Slingsby in 2010.
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One Week Until 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards

The 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailors of the Year Awards will be held in one week’s time at a glittering awards ceremony in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
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Sail Sydney now 100 pointer

The 2000 Sydney Olympics are almost a generation past, but the legacy for both dinghy sailors too young to be part of those Games and those on track for the Rio Olympics in two years’ time carries on.
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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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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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