80th Mount Gay Round Barbados Series off to a cracking start – Shifts and squalls make for an exciting first day

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The Alfred Milne-designed The Blue Peter – photo Peter Marshall.

The opening day of the 80th anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series, Organised by Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, and Mount Gay, got off to a spectacular start today with an unusual mixed bag of conditions. Sun, rain, . . . → Full Article: 80th Mount Gay Round Barbados Series off to a cracking start – Shifts and squalls make for an exciting first day

Last minute rush to enter 80th Mount Gay Round Barbados Series – Thrilling line-up for tomorrow’s opening race

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With less than 24 hours before the start, a last minute rush has seen a significant boost in entries for the 80th anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series. A packed room for the skippers’ briefing headed by Howard Palmer (Chairman of the Race Committee) this evening also endorsed the notion that this Caribbean season . . . → Full Article: Last minute rush to enter 80th Mount Gay Round Barbados Series – Thrilling line-up for tomorrow’s opening race

Dane crowned Laser Radial Women’s World Champion – Anne-Marie Rindom secures title in nail biting finish in Sultanate of Oman

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Anne-Marie Rindom – new world champion from Denmark – photo Mark Lloyd.

The Laser Radial Women’s World Championship, organised by Oman Sail, concluded today with Anne-Marie Rindom from Denmark securing the overall world championship title.

The 24-year-old Scandinavian representing Horsens Sejlklub in Jutland, managed to stay cool on a somewhat frustrating day dominated by . . . → Full Article: Dane crowned Laser Radial Women’s World Champion – Anne-Marie Rindom secures title in nail biting finish in Sultanate of Oman

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

Thrilling start to Laser Radial Women’s World Championship Final Series in Oman – Denmark at top but Netherlands in hot pursuit

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The opening races of the Final Series produced the windiest conditions seen so far at the Oman Sail-organised Laser Radial Women’s World Championship. After a tough opening three days on the water, and a day of relaxation enjoying cultural activities on Reserve Day yesterday, competitors were ready for action this morning for the first, final . . . → Full Article: Thrilling start to Laser Radial Women’s World Championship Final Series in Oman – Denmark at top but Netherlands in hot pursuit

Japan and Denmark lead the Laser Radial Women’s World Championship going into Final Series

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On the concluding day of the Qualifying Series at the Laser Radial Women’s World Championship in Oman, the top sailors have emerged and gold and silver fleets are now established for the Final Series.

Manami Doi (JPN) finished the day first in Blue Group – photo Mark Lloyd.

Twenty-two-year-old Manami Doi (JPN) finished the . . . → Full Article: Japan and Denmark lead the Laser Radial Women’s World Championship going into Final Series

Anne-Marie Rindom retains lead on second day of Qualifying Series at Laser Radial Women’s World Championship

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Anne-Marie Rindom (DEN) retains the overall lead in the Qualifying Series – photo Mark Lloyd.

After another glorious day of racing on the Gulf of Oman, Anne-Marie Rindom (DEN) retains the overall lead in the Qualifying Series at the Laser Radial Women’s World Championship. Marit Bouwmeester (NED), the reigning world champion, also retains her . . . → Full Article: Anne-Marie Rindom retains lead on second day of Qualifying Series at Laser Radial Women’s World Championship