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Monthly Archives: May 2016

GC32 Riva Cup

GC32 Riva Cup - Gunvor gets her groove on, and a Malizia win

GC32 Riva Cup – After a dramatic capsize yesterday, Malizia came out all guns blazing to win the first race on day three of the GC32 Riva Cup. “We had a change of approach,” said Pierre Casiraghi, skipper of the crew representing Yacht Club de Monaco. “We really went for it at the start and it worked.” It’s Malizia crewman ...

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Yanmar Moth World

Yanmar Moth World– Can Scott spoil British party and snatch the title?

It’s all to play for going into the final day of the Yanmar International World Championships at Hayama, Japan. Robert Greenhalgh had the best scoreline on the day with 1,2,1 results and is now up to third overall, just five points off the lead. He can’t afford any slip-ups after his broken shroud earlier in the regatta but is showing ...

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Bart’s Bash 2016

Bart’s Bash is a global sailing race taking place at hundreds of venues, with thousands of sailors in hundreds of different classes of boat around the world. This incredible event works on the assumption that sailing venues host their races at weekends and we invite them to unite in one colossal global sailing event. Bart’s Bash is open to all ...

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New York–Vendée Transatlantic Race

What is at stake for the line-up at New York–Vendée Transatlantic Race

Fourteen skippers – ten French and four foreign sailors – will be lining up on Sunday at the start of the New York-Vendée transatlantic race. They will have 3100 miles to sail, which on paper at least should essentially be downwind. A genuine warm-up with five months to go to the start of the Vendée Globe, this is going to ...

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Newport Bermuda Race 2016

2016 Newport Bermuda Race – Crew and inspections deadline approaching

Newport Bermuda Race – Crew and inspections deadline approaching Newport Bermuda Race 2016 – There’s very little time left to get your crew list in order before the crew deadline — 1700, Friday, June 3 — about one week away. We have provided below a preliminary crew list containing all sailors who have been invited to race, and highlighting sailors ...

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America’s Cup

America's Cup - Arbitration Panel Hearing over Kiwi Qualifier for July

In a yet to be published interview in Sail-World, America’s Cup Event Authority CEO, Russell Coutts has confirmed that the Arbitration Panel will hold its first Hearing in July. This is the first official indication that the three-person Arbitration Panel had even been formed, however, Sail-World’s sources indicated that it had been empanelled since last January, possibly earlier. The composition ...

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Leg Six ~ Clipper Round the World Yacht Race


Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2015 -16 – The Race Committee has announced the penalty points for the race nine Seattle Pacific Challenge from Qingdao, China to Seattle, USA. During leg six, the fleet spent approximately four weeks at sea, battling the range of harsh conditions the mighty North Pacific Ocean threw at it during the toughest race of ...

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Transat New York ~ Vendée

Transat New York - Vendée – Edmond de Rothschild back in business

Transat New York – Vendée – Edmond de Rothschild back in business. In a little over 48 hours, Sébastien Josse and the Mono60 Edmond de Rothschild will bid farewell to the Statue of Liberty and set sail across the Atlantic bound for Les Sables d’Olonne in France; a highly symbolic finish venue some five months prior to the start of ...

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Laser Standard Masters World Championship 2016

2016 Laser Standard Masters World Championship

Laser Standard Masters World Championship 2016 – Rested and recovered after yesterday’s lay-day, the sailors returned to the water with an on-time start and a moderate southwest breeze to complete two more races in the Laser Standard Masters World Championship. The area surrounding the regatta headquarters at Paradise Village Resort offers a wide variety of activities for the sailors to ...

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Rolex Big Boat Series 2016

2016 Rolex Big Boat Series attracts past champions for racing

The 2016 Rolex Big Boat Series hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club is scheduled for Sept. 15-18 and, with three months to go, the early entrant list features several class champions from recent years. Held on San Francisco Bay since 1964, the Rolex Big Boat Series has long been the West Coast’s premier multi-class regatta, consistently attracting some of ...

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