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Kiwis in control with 2 more wins

PETER Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand are cruising in the 35th America’s Cup. With two race wins over Oracle Team USA on Sunday, helmsman Burling and his crew completed a sweep of the weekend’s ...

June 20, 2017, Tuesday

Kiwi catamaran capsizes

Emirates Team New Zealand, skippered by Peter Burling, is seen capsizing at the start of race 5 of the 35th America’s Cup Challenger playoffs semifinals against Land Rover BAR off Bermuda’s Great Sound on Tuesday. All crew members were reported safe as the race was black-flagged and support crews rushed to the aid of the crippled Kiwi catamaran. The capsize handed the British outfit its first point of the first-to-5 series, which New Zealand led 3-1 at the end of the day. SoftBank Team Japan beat Artemis Racing of Sweden twice to take a 3-1 lead in their series. ...

June 8, 2017, Thursday

Perpetual LOYAL leads Sydney to Hobart race

Supermaxi Perpetual LOYAL remained on course yesterday to win the Sydney to Hobart yacht race in record time after inheriting the lead when race favorite Wild Oats XI withdrew due to a hydraulic failure. Perpetual ...

December 28, 2016, Wednesday

4-time Olympic champion dies

PAUL Elvstrom, a yachtsman who won four straight Olympic sailing gold medals between 1948 and 1960, has died, the Danish sports confederation said yesterday. He was 88. Elvstrom, who was named Denmark’s ...

December 9, 2016, Friday

Chinese sailor attempts trans-Pacific bid

Chinese mariner Guo Chuan set sail on his trimaran from the US west coast city of San Francisco on Tuesday, embarking on a solo trans-Pacific voyage to Shanghai....

October 20, 2016, Thursday

Xu disqualified in 2nd race, loses lead

DEFENDING Olympic champion Xu Lijia of China lost top spot in the Laser Radial class standings on Monday after she was disqualified from the second of two races following a right-of-way protest by American ...

August 10, 2016, Wednesday

Wild Ooats Xi owner dies

MULTI-MILLIONAIRE Australian winemaker Bob Oatley, the owner of the most successful yacht in the Sydney to Hobart race, died yesterday aged 87. Oatley and a succession of his yachts named Wild Oats have ...

January 11, 2016, Monday

Comanche wins Sydney-Hobart

American yacht Comanche won line honors in Australia’s gruelling Sydney to Hobart yesterday, staging a stunning recovery from damage which had nearly ended her race....

December 29, 2015, Tuesday

American yachts lead Sydney-Hobart, Wild Oats out

American yachts Comanche and Rambler 88 led the Sydney to Hobart fleet into Bass Strait yesterday in a race with nearly 30 retirements due to bad weather, including eight-time and defending champion Wild...

December 28, 2015, Monday

More boats out of Sydney to Hobart as Americans lead

Strong winds knocked out more Sydney to Hobart competitors Sunday, joining eight-time line honours winners Wild Oats XI, as sailors battled wild weather off Australia's east coast, officials said. Cookson ...

December 27, 2015, Sunday


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