Clipper Race: Now the fun begins:
(September 4, 2017; Day 15) – The Doldrums Corridor is fast approaching and with current weather predictions favouring teams towards the back of the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race fleet, it will be tactically fascinating to watch over the coming days. While yet to officially enter the Doldrums Corridor, the latest weather reports show the Intertropical Convergence Zone, or dreaded Doldrums as it is commonly known, is north, giving the fleet a taste of what is to come. Full report.
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Iain Murray to lead Australian Sailing Team:
Highly respected and awarded sailor Iain Murray AM joins Australian Sailing as Performance Director, responsible for the Australian Sailing Team and the supporting Performance programs.
Widely recognised for his achievements, Iain’s experience from the 2008 Olympic Games, multiple World and Australian Championships and consecutive 18ft Skiff titles will serve the Team well. He is a respected tactician and boat designer who, many decades after his first Australian Championship win in 1973, continues to compete, most recently at Hamilton Island Race Week.
Iain has a long connection with the America’s Cup serving as Regatta Director for the 34th and 35th America’s Cup campaigns …
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