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Land Rover BAR sailing team champions recycling of valuable boat parts

<b>Land Rover BAR, the renowned British yacht racing team, has announced its decision to recycle and reuse all its carbon fibre waste and reuse the</b> …

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Land Rover BAR Academy finish 2017 on a high

The final day of Act 8 and the 2017 Extreme Sailing Series in Los Cabos, Mexico, once again saw a delayed start while the eight teams waited for …

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America's Cup: No talks yet - but UAE 'ready' to host 2021 regatta

The United Arab Emirates is ready to host the 2021 America's Cup but insisted it has no intention of taking the regatta away from New Zealand.The …

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America's Cup: Affordability in question >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The big reveal of the AC75 to be sailed in the 36th America’s Cup has tongues dragging. What was expected was a mononull, not a transformer. The boat …

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America's Cup: New boats to fly faster

<b>(CNN) —</b> It might look like a dancing pondskater but the revolutionary monohull which flies on foils is the future of the America's Cup.<p>Defender Emirates Team New Zealand dispensed with the twin-hulled foiling catamarans from Bermuda and has unveiled a cutting-edge design which will contest the 36th …

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Radical 75ft flying monohull 'could be fastest America's Cup design ever'

One of the fastest and most futuristic sailing designs in history has been unveiled by Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) and challenger of record Luna …

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Sir Ben Ainslie won over by Team New Zealand's 75ft foiling monohull

Emirates Team New Zealand’s concept drawings for the next America’s Cup boat – a 75ft foiling monohull – have drawn lavish praise from rival teams, with Sir Ben Ainslie describing it as a “truly high-performance boat” which will be “as quick as or quicker than the foiling catamarans raced in the …

Sailing

Opinion: Bob Fisher on the new America's Cup class

Following the release of the AC75 design concept from Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Prada on 20 November, Bob Fisher offers his opinion on …

Sailing

America's Cup rivals excited by Team New Zealand's 'really cool boat'

Team New Zealand's radical new America's Cup boat has gained high praise from rival syndicates who have suggested it could push the 50-knots mark in …

New Zealand News

The new Little Miss is the playground feminist muse we’ve all been waiting for

As an iconic <i>Little Miss</i> character, this latest creation joins a line-up of over 90 iconic <i>Little Miss</i> and <i>Mr. Men</i> personalities who have delighted …

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Sailing-America's Cup boats "hell of a challenge" for veteran Simmer

LONDON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Designing, building and eventually sailing the new breed of America's Cup boats will pose "one hell of a challenge", Land …

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America's Cup boats 'hell of a challenge' for veteran Simmer

LONDON (Reuters) - Designing, building and eventually sailing the new breed of America's Cup boats will pose "one hell of a challenge", Land Rover BAR's new CEO Grant Simmer said on Tuesday.<p>Simmer was reacting to the radical concept design of a 75-foot foiling monohull to replace catamarans …

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America's Cup - Ainslie and Simmer look forward to AC75 opportunity

by Land Rover BAR on 21 Nov<p><b>The concept drawings for the new 75 foot monohull that will contest the 36th America's Cup in 2021 have been announced by</b> …

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Land Rover BAR team respond to new America's Cup class boat announcement

by Dan Wilkinson on 21 Nov 21 November 2017<p><b>The concept drawings for the new 75 foot monohull that will contest the 36th America's Cup in 2021 have</b> …

Sailing

New monohull boat design unveiled for 2021 America's Cup

(Reuters) - The boats teams will race at the 2021 America's Cup in New Zealand will feature monohulls, a departure from the catamarans used during this year's competition in Bermuda, the designers said on Monday.<p>Like the catamarans raced at the America's Cup in June, the futuristic-looking, 75-foot …

Sailing

1851 Trust’s #Next Generation Roadshow inspires girls in Science and Technology - 1851 Trust

17 . 11 . 2017<p>The 1851 Trust has convened an inspiring group of young women to work alongside specialist education partners to deliver an action …

America's Cup

Formula 1 on water: Ben Ainslie explains the America's Cup

With five Olympic medals, Ben Ainslie is one of the world’s most successful sailors. His next challenge? To lead a British team to victory at the …

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Solent captive oysters to be released into wild

<b>Stocks of oysters reintroduced to the Solent in a bid to revive fishing in the area have doubled, with the first due to be released from captive sites on to the seabed.</b><p>About 10,000 oysters were transferred to cages at six sites in April, with another 10,000 moved there this month.<p>Project organiser …

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7 reasons why you should visit Bermuda

This beautiful, tiny island may have been on the radar of the rich and the famous for years, but thanks to its recent involvement with The America’s …

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The water is our pitch

Yesterday I flew back from Lausanne where I had the opportunity to address all the Olympic disciplines on ‘Leading the way towards a Sustainable Agenda’ at the International Federation (IF) Forum. I gave an overview on what Land Rover BAR, our British America’s Cup team, have achieved over the past …

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Ben Ainslie is determined to atone in 2021

BEN AINSLIE admits he cannot wait to get going with another bid to win the America’s Cup after the ‘pain’ of missing out in Bermuda earlier this year.<p>…

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Interview with Mike Sugden, Instrument Product Expert at Navico

by Mark Jardine today at 9:00 am 8 November 2017<p>B&G Zeus3 © B&G<p><b>We spoke to Mike Sugden, Instrument Product Expert at Navico, about the latest B&G</b> …

Sailing

Medway Yacht Club 'Pirates Cave' 2017 Autumn Series Race 2

by Aaron Goodman-Simpson today at 8:08 pm 5 November 2017<p><b>Sunday 5th November was Race 2 of the 2017 Medway Cruiser Class Autumn Series and provided</b> …

Sailing

Public vote for World Sailor of the Year >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

World Sailing is now inviting the sailing community, sports fan and the public to vote for one male and one female who they think should be crowned …

Olympics

Further development for the HP30 Class

by HP30 Class today at 10:41 am 4 November 2017<p>HP30 Class 2017 Programme announced © HP30<p><b>The HP30 Class will soon be re-established, with a new</b> …

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Sailing: Ainslie aiming for more plain sailing in America's Cup

LONDON (Reuters) - With four-times winner Grant Simmer leading his Land Rover BAR team, Ben Ainslie will have more time to focus on sailing in his latest quest to bring the America's Cup back to Britain.<p>"My relationship with Grant is such that we will be able to run the team together ... but he is …

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America's Cup - Four times America's Cup winner joins British team

by Sail-World.com on 2 Nov<p><b>British America's Cup team Land Rover BAR have announced that four times America's Cup winner, Grant Simmer (AUS) will be</b> …

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New boss for Ainslie’s Land Rover BAR America's Cup team

The four times America’s Cup winner Grant Simmer has been brought in as the new CEO of Ben Ainslie’s Land Rover BAR team.<p>Martin Whitmarsh, the former …

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America's Cup - Ainslie describes Simmer hiring as 'massive coup'

by Sail-World.com on 2 Nov<p><b>In an interview published the the Daily Telegraph (UK), Land Rover BAR principal, Sir Ben Ainslie is obviously well pleased</b> …

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