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Groupama Race: Battles throughout the fleet and imminent finishes

300 nautical miles upwind, the second half of the New Caledonia Groupama Race has not been an easy task. We have seen varying strategies, with some opting to stay offshore, and others flirting with danger, coming in and out of the reef. It is now all but certain that the Australian team on board Rushour, the Drew 15 catamaran will be the first boat to cross the finish line following a…
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Adventures Weekly - Needham & Turner

For the first Adventures Weekly of 2021 we caught up with Tom Needham & Joel Turner, who were part of the winning team on IRC at theBartercard Australia Sail ParadiseRegatta last week. The pair are also training for the 2024 Olympics as part of theAustralian SailingDevelopment Squad, so we cover the issues they are facing, their training and just what is…
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Noakes Sydney Gold Race finish 2019

We are onsite for the Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Race here is a little explanation on where Nic is while Katie takes over! https://www.facebook.com/sailorgirlHQ/videos/1107301412793819/ So amazing to be back at the Southport Yacht Club! https://www.facebook.com/sailorgirlHQ/videos/2621432627902011/ Live for line honours! At 10.28pm…
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Big Boat wrap!

What a day it was this year for the Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge! We took on a whole new level of broadcasting, and while we did have a few intermissions brought to you by “Telstra” (in the words of David Turton) we still managed to put together a great day, with awesome commentary. Check out the videos below in order to see what we got up to, and again a massive thanks to…
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The "breakaways": The first five home to Bermuda

The adventures continue for the Sailor Girl in Bermuda for the finish of the 51st edition of the Newport Bermuda Race. Leaving most of the fleet far behind in light winds, George David’s Rambler 88 crossed the finish line off St. David’s Lighthouse at 5:51:51 Eastern daylighttime on Sunday evening. The first pack consisting of five boats including Rambler 88 managed to get through the…
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