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14:41 Feb 10, 2009
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French to English translations [PRO]
Ships, Sailing, Maritime
French term or phrase: écurie de course au large
I can't give the exact context here, for confidentiality reasons, however, suffice it to say that the sentence refers to a boat that has overwintered "au sein de XXXXX, une structure d'un certain YYYYYYYY".
I've checked out the website of XXXXX, and they call themselves an 'écurié de course au large'
Miranda Joubioux
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4 +1ocean racing stable
4breeding ground for off-shore sailing (stars)
Amy Cheshire

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breeding ground for off-shore sailing (stars)


    Reference: http://www.afloatweymouth.co.uk/blogs/nigelking/
Amy Cheshire
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ocean racing stable

I personally would use "ocean racing team" but ...

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agree  Tony M: Yes, or just possibly 'offshore racing...'
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