4 days, 21 hours, 29 minutes!

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Spindrift 2 crossed the equator at 0131hrs UTC on Friday 27 November, just under five days after setting off! Yann Guichard and his crew are on world-record pace. Current Jules Verne Trophy holder Banque Populaire V crossed the equator in 5 days, 14 hours, 55 seconds in 2011. The trimaran must now negotiate the trade winds of the Southern Hemisphere as she makes her way to Cape of Good Hope.

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2015 ISAF SWC – Melb – PRESS RELEASE- ASYT’s final preparations for Melbourne World Cup

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The 2015 Australian Sailing Youth Team (AYST) of 14 sailors across nine classes are on the right track for the ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne as they look to gain valuable last match practise prior to representing their country at the 2015 ISAF Youth World Championship in Malaysia.

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Laser Radial Women’s World Championship in Oman braced for epic final – Denmark and Belgium take joint lead with one day to go

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The Oman Sail-organised Laser Radial Women’s World Championship is dishing up some spectacularly close racing with just four points separating the top three boats. The conditions, with winds reaching 15knots and big waves are adding to the excitement and making this world class dinghy championship on the Gulf of Oman one of the most challenging to date.

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Melges 32 U.S. National Championship | December 4-6 | Ft. Lauderdale, FL – USA

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The Melges 32
2015 DECEMBER 4-6
Experience the power and performance of the Melges 32 at the 2015/16 Blue Water Series, Event 1, the U.S. National Championship hosted by the Lauderdale Yacht Club.
The Melges 32 Class is looking forward to fun, fast racing and plentiful sunshine
on the beautiful waters of Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Melges Team Representatives Sam Rogers and Federico Michetti, and the official Melges parts and service van will be there to help you with all your regatta needs!

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Raja Muda Regatta – AY Race Report 3

 

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26th Raja Muda Selangor Int Regatta 2015

AY Race Report 3

2015/16 AY Grand Prix Event

Spice of life on Pinang Harbour race
By AsianYachting MultiMedia
25th Nov 2015: Heavy rain in the morning, made way for an unusual South Easterly breeze to start with. Racing was slightly delayed and as the afternoon wore on, the threatening dark clouds cleared away but at the same time, the breeze faded to a whisper. The racing classes struggled to finish the first race and as there was no improvement in conditions, PRO Jerry Rollin called it a day and sent them back to the marina. A man overboard accident on Philip Turner’s Alive caused a Philippine crew member to be evacuated to shore for medical treatment. The cruising classes were sent on a harbour race and despite shortening the course, it lasted late into the afternoon, for those determined to finish. Three Multihull’s are back, joining from Pinang onwards.

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Metal Shark delivers multipurpose port security vessel; Canadian shipbuilders in spat over interim oiler contract

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Metal Shark delivers multipurpose port security vessel
November 24, 2015—Jeanerette, LA, based shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered a 55 ft multipurpose port security vessel to the Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District in Louisiana. Based on Metal Shark’s Defiant-class monohull pilothouse design, the welded aluminum vessel is designed to support port security efforts and firefighting missions at the port district, located 20 miles south of New Orleans at the mouth of the Mississippi River.

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Sandra (Eastern Pacific)

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GOES image of Sandra
NOAA’s GOES-West satellite captured this view of Hurricane Sandra in infrared light on Nov. 25 at 0600 UTC (1 a.m. EST).
Credits: NASA/NOAA GOES Project

Satellite Video Shows Hurricane Sandra Moving North Along Mexico’s West Coast

Tropical Storm Sandra formed on Nov. 24 and by the morning of Nov. 25 had become an Eastern Pacific Ocean late-season hurricane. NOAA’s GOES-West satellite captured imagery of the storm from the time it developed to its status as a hurricane.

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