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Warm Up in Malta

Warm Up in Malta

Dark clouds scudded across the sky over Valletta, bringing with it wind pressure for the ten boats that took to the start line for a coastal race in advance of Saturday’s start of the premier event, the Rolex Middle Sea... (Continue reading)

GasanMamo employees sail for the day

GasanMamo employees sail for the day

Sailing invariably conjures up images of summer luxury in crystal waters, with a backdrop of clear blue skies.  In truth however sailing is hard work and is based on expertise garnered from rigorous training.  It is also one of the... (Continue reading)

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A Time to Rest, Evaluate and Plan!

A Time to Rest, Evaluate and Plan!

By Wilfred Sultana After a four-month euro-trotting experience teamSeb&Ben, namely Sebastian Ripard and Benji Borg, are back home. A trip where our young sailors drove through Italy, France, Holland, Germany and Ireland attending a number of significant training camps and... (Continue reading)

New equipment strengthen strong aspirations

New equipment strengthen strong aspirations

by Wilfred Sultana France in April, Italy and Holland in May, Germany in June and Poland in July. It’s a schedule which can easily be branded go, go, go. However, in this particular case the tune is sail, sail, sail... (Continue reading)

On the road for Gold

On the road for Gold

by Wilfred Sultana Sailing and the wind complement each other beautifully yet the wind is such a determining element that it makes or breaks sailing and sailors’ aspirations. In fact it was a ‘break’ sentiment for Sebastian Ripard and Benji... (Continue reading)

Round Malta Sail Record Attempt On!

Round Malta Sail Record Attempt On!

Originally scheduled for the first weekend in March, but had to be postponed due to the mast breakage, the 49er Olympic class dinghy round Malta sail record attempt is now being held on Saturday 17th April. The protagonists will be... (Continue reading)

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Mast breakage hinders record attempt

Mast breakage hinders record attempt

by Wilfred Sultana Sebastian Ripard, 24, and Benji Borg, 20, who recently announced their common aspiration of going for Gold at the Olympics are following a tough three-year training programme which presently includes three hours of daily gym sessions and... (Continue reading)

Ripard and Borg – dream, ambition and challenge

Ripard and Borg - dream, ambition and challenge

Ripard and Brog during one of their training sessions... (Continue reading)

Third time lucky for the Russians

In the Euromed of 2007 a contingent of 13 sailors, accompanied by 3 coaches and by Vladimir Nazarov President of the Russian Optimist Class, made their prologue to the Event’s eighth edition.  The young and talented sailors made an immediate... (Continue reading)

Euromed – Last Race To Decide!

Euromed - Last Race To Decide!

Ten races, spread over four days, were scheduled to make up the 10th Euromed Malta Championship which comes to an exciting end with the last deciding race tomorrow (Monday) in what has been described as a pleasant and enthusiastic occasion.... (Continue reading)

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