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Arrivals in Auckland on 27 February
#VOR - Team AkzoNobel has won Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race, racing 6,344 miles from Hong Kong to Auckland in 20 days, 9 hours and 17 minutes and…

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The Trinity College Sailing Team were the only overseas team at the RYA BUSA Ladies Team Racing National Championships. Left to right: Jayne Dolan, Caoilainn O’Regan, Caitlin Waters (captain), Sophie Whelton, Sorcha Donnelly, Sarah Greene (sub), Sophie Kinirons
Last weekend (24/25 February), Dublin University Sailing Club Women’s Team travelled to Glasgow to compete in the annual RYA BUSA Ladies Team Racing National Championships. It was the first time…

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On board Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag, John Fisher supervises the sail mode at the helm
#VOR - The finish of Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race is shaping up to be a nail-biter after Team AkzoNobel emerged from Stealth Mode on the public tracker…

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Peter Burling getting ready for sail change on board Team Brunel earlier today, Saturday 24 February
#VOR - Team Brunel emerged from Stealth Mode overnight as the furthest east in the Volvo Ocean Race fleet, and by the 1pm Irish time/UTC position report today (Saturday 24…

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Dongfeng Race Team sailing on Day 17 of Leg 6
#VOR - Team AkzoNobel has emerged as clear leaders of Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race on Friday (23 February) with the top three crews lining up south of…

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PSP Logistics was the winning vessel in Sanya
#ClipperRace - The full Clipper Race fleet is now berthed at Sanya Serenity Coast Marina following an exciting finish to Race 7: The Forever Tropical Paradise Race to Sanya, in…

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Little boat, big heart…..Conor Fogerty’s Bam! has carried the flag with triumph for Howth in the RORC Caribbean 600
It was a nail-biter to the very end writes W M Nixon. It was around half an hour before midnight local time last night off the south coast of Antigua…

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Conor Fogerty sailing BAM. Listen into the podcast below
A 'wet and wild ride' around 11 islands in the West Indies is how Irish Sailor of the Year Conor Fogerty from Howth Yacht Club recalls yesterday's Class three win in…

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Pata Negra cresting it. Despite wholesale spinnaker destruction, thank to experiencing a lot of miles on this point of the sailing, the Howth-chartered boat has been able to hold second place in Class 1 in the RORC Caribbean 600
When the wind is warm you maybe don’t notice too much when it spikes up to between 30 and 40 knots, but light offwind sails certainly do writes W M…

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Catherine Pourre's French Class40 Eärendil sets a new Class40 race record in the RORC Caribbean 600
French skipper Catherine Pourre, racing Eärendil has won the Class40 division for the RORC Caribbean 600, setting a new record for the 600-mile race around 11 Caribbean islands.  Eärendil took…

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