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Iain Murray: The “Big Fella” of the America’s Cup on SailGP

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Rob Kothe speaks to multiple-America's Cup race director Iain Murray about his role at SailGP at the end of the international circuit's inaugural season. One of Australia's most respected sailor Iain Murray, 61, is the Regatta Director for SailGP. He was Regatta Director for the 34th America's Cup in 2013 and 35th

World Match Racing Tour acquires Match Race Super League circuit

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The World Match Racing Tour (WMRT), sailing’s longest running global professional series, has reached an agreement to take over the management and operations of the Match Race Super League at the end of the 2019 season. Events currently forming the Match Race Super League will be invited to join a

SailGP: Slingsby prevails in the Million Dollar Match Race

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MARSEILLE, France – September 22, 2019 – Tom Slingsby today made history, helming the Australia SailGP Team to victory over Nathan Outteridge’s Japan SailGP Team in the SailGP Season 1 Championship Final Race. The global league’s inaugural season culminated with a 10-minute match race between Australia and Japan, in which

America’s Cup: New Zealand’s ‘dolphin’ AC75 takes flight

America's Cup

America's Cup Defender Emirates Team New Zealand has become the second syndicate to show off the flying capabilities of its AC75 foiling monohull. Named Te Aihe (The Dolphin) at a ceremony on September 6 the first image of the boat sailing was released this week. US challenger  NYYC American Magic also launched

SailGP: A weather examination – Rob Kothe reports from Marseille

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There is nothing like a significant sailing regatta to bring focus on the sailing conditions on a patch of water called home by thousands of sailors.The Olympic venues Sydney, Qingdao, Weymouth Rio, once again Enoshima for 2020 and next up Marseille 2024 all had a serious examination before the Olympic

The Ocean Race: Cabo Verde announced as first ever West African stopover port

The Ocean Race

For the first time in its history The Ocean Race will make a stop in Cabo Verde during the 2021-22 edition of the fully crewed around-the-world race. Cabo Verde will become just the second African venue the Race has ever visited and the first West African nation to host the event,

Sailmon app delivers meaningful performance data for everyone

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Now it’s not only the sailors who can benefit from Sailmon’s innovations in accessing high-accuracy performance and wind information. Think data analysis and it’s hard not to conjure up images of earnest technical studies with spreadsheets full of numbers and detailed conclusions. Yet for some, like the instrument manufacturer Sailmon, data

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