AdventuresOlympics

Olympics - Paris 2024 - Event Times & How To Watch

Olympics – Paris 2024 – Event Times & How To Watch: As we close in on the 2024 Paris Olympics we have compiled a handy guide on where to watch all the action from your home country and the corresponding times. Nic will be on the ground in Marseille for the duration of the Olympics supporting as the Sport Presentation Host, that is the voice for the venue, as she was for the last…
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Adventures

The Sailor Girl adds to her team with Highfield

Sailing since she was 10 months old, Nic Douglass, known as The Sailor Girl, is the ubiquitous force in yachting media – covering sailing all over the world, promoting it and competing when her schedule allows. The proud owner of a 6.51-metreHighfield Patrol 660, fully-equipped with her high-tech AV gear, Nic has been enjoying the boost to her team’s mobility and presence on the…
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SailGP New Zealand Preview

EPIC! 22,000 fans are expected to visit Lyttelton Harbour over the course of this weekend as SailGP returns for its second event in Christchurch. France were a standout in the practice racing yesterday, but with completely different conditions today it is going to come down to who can read the race course best. Teams will be racing with the largest, 24m, wing format and the light-air foil…
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SailGP Season 4 - Sydney Preview

SailGP Season 4 continues on Sydney Harbour today. After a string of events with light breeze and the F50s struggling to foil consistently, all the talk in the lead up to today’s racing has been the predicted strong breeze and which teams will manage it. Canadian Driver Phil Robertson summed it up as “big boy pants weather” and all the drivers at the opening media conference said…
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US capsized as teams push to the limit in Saint-Tropez

With just three points between the top five teams in the Season 4 standings, and a new first-time winner in Spain at the last event, the SailGP field has never felt more open as it heads to the France Sail Grand Prix in Saint-Tropez. With every team trying to find an advantage, the United States F50 showed you can never let your guard down and capsized in between practice races. Fortunately all…
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AdventuresInshoreRace Weeks

20 Years of Festivities, Family & Friends

The 38th Edition of Hamilton Island Race Week was another fantastic combination of sailing, onshore festivities, and of course the reunion with sailing friends and family in what would normally be the “off season” Down Under. This year’s event also marked 20 years of festivities, family & friends following the Oatley Family taking on Hamilton Island and their support to grow Hamilton…
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AdventuresFoilingMultihullSailGP

Tough to pick - SailGP Los Angeles Day 1

The first day of the Oracle SailGP Los Angeles showed a slightly different hand to what was expected, as the sea breeze battled in later than expected. The result was a course with different conditions on each side, making strategist calls critical and big gains and losses throughout the fleet in all three races. Consistency paid at the end of the day, with the top four separated by only four…
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Oracle SailGP LA Preview

The second event of SailGP Season 4 gets underway tomorrow from the Port of Los Angeles. After a variable event in Chicago to get the season underway, the theme in the lead up to this weekend has been “tight” for all the teams. The on water action is going to be split with those at the top of the table looking to further their early leads going into the European leg of the season…
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AdventuresNon-profit

Forget World Oceans Day. Remember the Ocean Every Day.

Sailors are urged to think about their connection with the place where we spend time and gain enjoyment and remember the ocean every day, not just World Oceans Day by cultivating a daily awareness of the seas, sailors and other water sport enthusiasts can make small decisions that have a cumulative impact on these invaluable ecosystems and become more conscious of their impact on the fragile…
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