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The Finn Gold Cup 2019 to Begin

Christmas will come early for Oisin McClelland as he will be representing Ireland in the Finn Gold Cup 2019 to be held in Melbourne in Australia. This competition is considered to be one of the most prestigious out of all and everyone wants to get hold of the famous trophies that are given out there for sailing. Oisin from Donaghadee has been targeting the Finn Gold Cup since 2016. He is well known as the Tokyo Olympic campaigner.

62 strong fleets across 23 nations are ready to take up the challenge against each other at the competition after going through training sessions and preparing for some weeks. The practice sessions were being held at Port Phillip. The conditions that were required for the training was perfect till now and predictions are that it will be even better the event starts. The weather in Melbourne will become warmer and sunnier and there will be sea breezes that are excellent and reliable for sailing.

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SailGP Announces An Excellent Lead By Outteridge For Japan

SailGP is a global sports league established in 2018 by Larry Ellison and Russell Coutts, presenting bold, cutting-edge technology and spectacular athleticism. The inshore racing, taking place in iconic harbors offers the winner a sum of $1 million. The race traditionally takes place between identical supercharged F50 catamarans exceeding 50 knots.

This time Japan is on the move with a promising team lead by highly experienced Nathan Outteridge as the Chief Executive Officer. The Japanese members who represented Japan in London Olympics, rowing champ in the national levels, Yuki Kasatani and the newest sailor in the game, Leo Takahashi will accompany Outteridge, the mix setting a standard for the upcoming generation of aspiring Japanese sailors. The Sailing team of Japan is expected to pull out a splendid exhibition of talent in the championship of the first season uplifting Japan into developing a substantial legacy of international sailing. Iain Jensen, Outteridge’s title victory, a teammate will also enter the team. The team is said to have highly skilled technicians and skilled sailors to tame the highly advanced F50s during the extremely intense competition.

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2018 CLIPPER RACE: CHINESE TEAMS STILL LEADING

Two Chinese teams are still leading the race to Sanya at the 2018 Round the World Yacht Race. Qingdao is still leading and unfazed on the road towards the Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint. Despite the shifting winds the home teams are keen on maintaining their lead to the end.

Qingdao captain Chris Kobusch confirmed that the winds have shifted to the north and is happy that they are sailing at their preferred 45 degrees upwind. He is fine with their sailing speed, adding that on-deck sailing is fun for them.

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