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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…

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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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ISAF Sailing World Cup - A challenging day

Strong winds, grey skies and steep confused seas were the signature line for day three of racing in the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne.
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Olympic Medallists Shine At ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne

A completely different set of conditions prevailed for the second day of racing at ISAF World Sailing Cup Melbourne.
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ISAF Sailing World Cup - Summer Blast

Summer arrived in Melbourne for the first day of racing in the ISAF Sailing World Cup 2013.
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne – 2013 The Road to Rio continues

Sunshine and fresh breezes made for an exciting practice day for the 460 boats and 581 competitors, sailing in the Olympic and Invited classes at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne, ahead of the official launch at Sandringham Yacht Club this afternoon.
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne - Entries Surge ahead of Closing Date

An important 15 entry team from China led by London 2012 Olympic Gold Medallist and 2012 Rolex Female Sailor of the year, Lijia Xu, spearheads excellent support from Asia at the World Cup in Melbourne.
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World Sailor of the Year set for ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne

Newly crowned Rolex World Male Sailor of the Year, Australia’s Mathew Belcher, will be aiming for a record 18th sailing regatta win in a row at Sandringham Yacht Club this December 1 – 8, as the ISAF Sailing World Cup returns to Melbourne.
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IFDS Classification at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne 2013

Yachting Victoria is pleased to confirm IFDS Classification will occur for IFDS Athletes at this year’s ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne on Sunday 1st December at Sandringham Yacht Club.
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Entry deadline looming

From 1-8 December 2013 the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne returns to Sandringham Yacht Club on Port Phillip, bringing together some of the world's top Olympic and Paralympic class competitors along with a host of Invited class sailors. Over the last few days there has been a surge of entries with the early entry fee discount deadline looming.
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Pesel & Carr Continue Partnership and Named Official Event Partner

Yachting Victoria is pleased to continue it's partnership with Pesel & Carr, who this year have been named as an Official Partner of the ISAF sailing World Cup Melbourne.
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Brighton Bay Apartments named as Luxury Apartment Supplier

Yachting Victoria is pleased to announce Brighton Bay Apartments as the Luxury Apartment Supplier of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne 2013.
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ISAF World Sailing Cup Melbourne Paralympic hotspot ahead of Rio 2016

Australia is one of the top nations on the Paralympic sailing scene and as past International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) Vice President and current President of Sailability Victoria, David Staley, explains, a strong focus of Paralympic sailors leading to Rio will be on the ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne (Sail Melbourne) over the next three years.
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