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MySail Sail Racing News - Sailing & Yachting News From Around The Web

G’day sailors,

It was foreshadowed last week, but is now official – the Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race has been postponed due to the current COVID situation in Australia.

Despite the risks of COVID, the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics are still going ahead and will include a number of sailing classes. you can view the full schedule here.

Lisa Blair is out to set another record. In mid-December she will set off from Albany in Western Australia to once again attempt to better Fedor Konyukhov’s 2008 solo unassisted record sail around Antarctica 0f 102 days and 56 minutes. You can assist her in achieving this goal by purchasing one degree of her 360-degree circumnavigation of Antarctica. Click here to find out more.

Check out the latest sail racing news and stories from around the web below.

Until next week, happy sailing 😊⛵
Deb Dalziel
Founder, MySail

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Sailing News from Around the Web

World Record Attempt – Dare to Join Blair, Degree by Degree

Not satisfied with three world records, Australia’s own Lisa Blair is once again heading off to better Fedor Konyukhov’s 2008 solo and unassisted record sail around Antarctica of 102 days 56 minutes. The solo adventurer is due to depart Albany in Western Australia mid-December 2021.

From MySail News | Read full article.

https://news.mysail.team/sailing-news/world-record-attempt-dare-to-join-blair-degree-by-degree/

Slingsby Completes Return to Form with Great Britain Sail Grand Prix Win in Front of Sold Out Crowds

Thousands of fans turned up on Plymouth Hoe, and hundreds of spectator boats lined the F50 racecourse in Plymouth Sound as the sold out Great Britain Sail Grand Prix closed on a high note in Britain’s Ocean City.

From MySail News | Read full article.

https://news.mysail.team/sailing-news/slingsby-completes-return-to-form-with-great-britain-sail-grand-prix-win-in-front-of-sold-out-crowds/

CYCA Opens Entries for Inaugural Australian Maxi Championship

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia is delighted to be named as the host of the inaugural Australian Maxi Championship.

From MySail News | Read full article.

https://news.mysail.team/sailing-news/cyca-opens-entries-for-inaugural-australian-maxi-championship/

French Designed JPK to be Manufactured in NSW

The NSW Government has announced an initiative to re-establish the boat -building sector in Australia with the appointment of JPK Pacific to commence manufacturing of the globally successful JPK yacht brand in regional NSW.

From MySail News | Read full article.

https://news.mysail.team/sailing-news/french-designed-jpk-to-be-manufactured-in-nsw/

Laser Radial – Largest Fleet Sailing in the Tokyo Olympic Games

The laser radial fleet will have 44 sailors on the line at this year’s Olympic Games, making it the largest sailing fleet. Packed with Olympic medallists, world champions and up-and-coming talent, it’s going to be a fierce fight out there!

From Live Sail Die | Read full article.

https://www.livesaildie.com/laser-radial-largest-fleet-sailing-in-the-tokyo-olympic-games/

Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race Update | 15 July 2021

Yesterday’s announcement by the NSW Government of an extended COVID-19 lockdown in Greater Sydney until Friday 30 July has now confirmed the need for the changes to our racing calendar foreshadowed in Monday’s communications.

From the CYCA | Read full article.

https://goldcoast.cycaracing.com/news/2021/pre-race/noakes-sydney-gold-coast-yacht-race-update-15-july-2021/