Sailing: New boat begins road to redemption for Team New Zealand: Team New Zealand have taken a “step along the road to redemption” with the launch of their first custom-built test boat ahead of next year's America's Cup.After conducting all their testing to date on a hand-me-down AC45 catamaran… ………
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Volvo Round Ireland Yacht Race 2016 (ISA – Irish Sailing Association): (Source: ISA – Irish Sailing Association) A gripping finish in the early hours of Monday morning saw all three MOD 70’s break the previous record for the fastest ever sail around Ireland. With just minutes separating them Musandam Oman Sail set the new record for the 704 mile circumnavigation at 38hrs, 37mins, 7secs. The excitement continued on Monday afternoon when George David’s Rambler88 smashed the race record for mono-hulls in an incredible time 2 days, 2hrs, 24min, 9secs. After setting a new record in the Volvo Round Ireland race Rambler 88 took a number of the junior members from Wicklow sailing club on the sail of their lives back from Wicklow to Dun Laoghaire. ‘The youngsters will…..
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