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Sail Port Stephens: 108 boats set to sparkle once again

The final day of the Bannisters Port Stephens Commodore’s Cup is here already, and for the third day in a row, the 108 boats will start off the Nelson Bay breakwall in a westerly breeze. Today, instead of the spinnaker starts we have enjoyed over the past two days, we will see the fleet head into the westerly for the “Explore the Bays” course, right up to West…
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Simply Stunning Sail Port Stephens

Sail Port Stephens got underway today, with over 100 boats setting off under spinnaker on the sparkling waters of Nelson Bay, right off the break wall. The armada of colour headed East against an incoming tide in a light south-westerly breeze, with a pod of dolphins also joining in at times to enjoy the action. Dolphins parade with the fleet As the majority of the…
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Flying TP52 start sets up perfect finish for SailFest Newcastle

Newcastle Harbour has hosted sailing regattas for over 175 years, but never has it witnessed a sight more exciting or nail-biting than this – eight grand-prix TP52s planing across the line under spinnaker, fanned by 25 knots of wild, wild sou-westerly. It was the perfect start to the closing day of Sailfest Newcastle 2021, especially for spectators and probably the crews – not so much for…
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EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND WIN THE 36TH AMERICA’S CUP

Once again Emirates Team New Zealand has entered the history books and won the America’s Cup for New Zealand for the fourth time. On day 7 of the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA, the Kiwis scored the 7th point they needed to raise the Auld Mug in front of thousands of spectators . A spectacular achievement for Emirates Team New Zealand and the yacht club they represent, the…
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International Women's Day 2021

Here we go for International Women’s Day 2021! Standby as we add content here over the course of the day (we are lucky we get two days effectively between Australian and Europe and US based Sailor Girl’s! We will have a combination of past adventures, and new live chats over the 1.5ish days incorporating all time zones – so stay tuned to our channels for updates, and…
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Fantastico!

LIVE with Francesco Bruni, the Port Helm from Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team to celebrate, but also get down to business! We run through a bunch of your questions, talk about the Prada Cup, measurement, why he is on the Port side, the dual-helm, the technology, the rules, and just what is to come as they go up against Emirates Team New Zealand in the America’s Cup Match from 6 March! Hope you…
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Racing will continue this weekend

ACE CURRENT RACE SCHEDULE UPDATE While America’s Cup Event is encouraged by the news that Auckland has come down to COVID Alert Level 2, one step closer to Level 1 potentially early next week, it is clear that COR are determined to remain inflexible to a change in the race schedule against the interests of the public and commercial benefits to the city and businesses. ACE has consistently…
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Challenger of Record ready for racing on Friday 19 February

Auckland (NZ), February 17, 2021 – The Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli team is surprised by the statements published by America’s Cup Event (ACE) and by INEOS Team UK. From day one of the teams’ activities in New Zealand, protocols have been put in place, together with ACE and all government bodies, to allow teams and organizers alike to operate in the different COVID-19 alert levels…
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Prada Cup Final - Day 1 - Press Conference & Report

Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli and INEOS TEAM UK squared off today to determine the winner of the PRADA Cup Challenger Selection Series and the right to face the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand.First day of the PRADA Cup Final was a double for Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, with the Italian team taking the lead of the provisional ranking clearly leading both races and appearing just a click faster than…
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How to watch: PRADA Cup Final

Our preview for day one of the Prada Cup final direct from Auckland Our preview for day two of the Prada Cup final direct from Auckland WATCH To help make our amazing sport work, TV deals have been made around the world, so availability differs depending on your location. Check how you can access the coverage here! Some will be lucky enough to watch on YouTube…
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