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Start of the 49th Rolex Fastnet Race

Start of the 49th Rolex Fastnet Race

August 9, 2021

Cowes, 08 August 2021 – Today’s start of the 49th Rolex Fastnet Race was a spectacular sight. A strong south-westerly combined with an outgoing tide provided the 337-boat international fleet with a tough, early test in this demanding race.  First held in 1925, the…

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Fremantle Sailor Matt Wearn Wins Gold at Tokyo Games

Fremantle Sailor Matt Wearn Wins Gold at Tokyo Games

August 2, 2021

Fremantle Sailing Club are immensely proud and pleased to join in the announcements and congratulate Matt Wearn in winning Gold at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in the Men’s Laser Class. Matt showed strong resilience fighting back to finish inside the top four in…

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Australia’s Matt Wearn wins Laser Gold at Tokyo Olympics

Australia’s Matt Wearn wins Laser Gold at Tokyo Olympics

August 2, 2021

Matt Wearn has maintained Australia’s Olympic dominance in the Laser, winning the nation’s third consecutive gold medal in the class. Wearn overcame a nervous start to the regatta to completely dominate the middle and late stages and had the Gold wrapped up in advance…

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Foreshore Marine Exhaust kicking goals

Foreshore Marine Exhaust kicking goals

August 2, 2021

Foreshore Marine Exhaust has continued its export drive into south-east Asia winning some major contracts in 2018-2020. Brad Gorman, Managing Director of FME took up the challenge to develop unique exhaust systems for the Singaporean Navy for four of their 22-metre high-speed patrol vessels, each…

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Hemingway Look-Alike Contest

Hemingway Look-Alike Contest

July 29, 2021

Congratulations to Zach Taylor of Georgia, USA, who received the traditional congratulatory kisses from Ernest Hemingway look-alikes after winning the 2021 Hemingway Look-Alike Contest at Sloppy Joe’s Bar in KeyWest, Florida. Taylor was among 137 contestants in the cornerstone event. Ernest Hemingway look-alikes proved…

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Nautical Hamsterman

Nautical Hamsterman

July 29, 2021

Beachgoers in Florida were shocked to find a human hamster wheel washed up on the beaches of Flagler County during a July weekend. Powered by single man, a survivalist named Reza Baluchi, this was his third bubble-style vessel. His previous two vessels had resulted…

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Laser designer Bruce Kirby dies aged 92

Laser designer Bruce Kirby dies aged 92

July 29, 2021

Journalist, Olympian and Laser designer Bruce Kirby passed away on 18 July, aged 92. Canada born, Kirby was first a newspaper journalist in Ottowa before specialising in sailing journalism and yacht design. Kirby was inducted into the National Sailing Hall of Fame in 2012.

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2021 ILCA 6 Youth Worlds

2021 ILCA 6 Youth Worlds

July 29, 2021

Day Three Arco (ITALY) – With south winds from 5-15 knots, the qualifying series is now complete after three days of racing in the 2021 ILCA 6 Youth World Championships on Lake Garda. All fleets have completed five races and the Gold Fleet is…