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Daily Archives: 20/04/2017

Mini Transat

Mini Transat © Christophe Beschi

Created to ensure sailors once again had a prominent place in a race ranking, the Mini Transat was devised by British sailor Bob Salmon and first set sail from Penzance in Cornwall some 40 years ago. Twenty-seven sailors took part in the first edition, somewhat shrouded in secrecy. Since that time, the number of applicants has continued to grow and ...

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Sperry Charleston Race Week

Sperry Charleston Race Week

Sperry Charleston Race Week has been America’s biggest keelboat regatta for some time. While the racers love the competition and parties that come with a ‘supersized’ regatta like this, it’s the overall quality of Sperry Charleston Race Week that motivates those who come back year after year. And among those sailors is a wealth of competitive talent, including former Olympic ...

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RC44 Championship Tour

Defending champions Team CEEREF - RC44 Championship Tour © Pedro Martinez / Martinez Studio / RC44

The RC44 Championship Tour enters its 11th season next week in Sotogrande, Spain 27 – 30 April, when eight teams representing five nations, and 64 of the world’s finest sailors take to the water to compete in the opening regatta of the five-stop tour. As the RC44 crews began to arrive the official press conference got underway (Tuesday 18 April) ...

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