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Daily Archives: 11/05/2017

Lake Garda GC32 Riva Cup

On board with Iker Martinez and crew on I'M Racing Movistar © Jesus Renedo / GC32 Racing Tour

In stark contrast to the last few days when Lake Garda delivered the brisk, flat water conditions for which it is famous, the opening races of the GC32 Racing Tour’s GC32 Riva Cup had to be put on hold due to a lack of wind. Late morning, the eleven GC32 catamarans ventured out of the Fraglia Vela Riva, at the ...

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470 European Championship

Deniz Cinar/Ates Cinar (TUR-890) leading over Sweden and Portugal - 470 European Championship © Y.C.M. / Mesi

Day three of racing at the 2017 470 European Championship got underway soon after 1330 hours, with two races scheduled for each of the 470 Men and Women fleets. One race was completed for each of the men gold and women, before the fleets returned to the shore for around an hour’s postponement due to lack of wind. They headed ...

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World’s Best Junior Match Racers

Governor's Cup © Mary Longpre

51st annual Governor’s Cup International Youth Match Racing Regatta will be held July 17-22. Friday, May 12 is the deadline for Requests for Invitation to compete. The world’s best youth match racers are coming to Newport Beach, California this summer as Balboa Yacht Club hosts the 51st Annual Governor’s Cup International Youth Match Racing Championship from July 17-22 followed by ...

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Clipper Round the World Race

Clipper 2017-18 Race skipper Tristan Brooks © Clipper Ventures

Tristan Brooks, 35, from Barmouth, Wales, has today been named as the Skipper who will lead the Unicef team in the upcoming edition of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. The experienced yachtsman said: “It’s an absolute honour to be named as the Unicef Skipper for the Clipper 2017-18 Race. “The bright blue Unicef boat entry became an icon ...

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GC32 Racing Tour Lake Garda

Wet ride on Team BDA's GC32 – GC32 Racing Tour © Jesus Renedo / GC32 Racing Tour

With the GC32 Riva Cup on Lake Garda starting tomorrow with teams from eight nations, the GC32 Racing Tour has saved the best for last with today’s announcement of a titan of sailing as its eleventh entry. With a giant, diverse CV, Spain’s Iker Martinez is best known for his gold and silver 49er Olympic medals as well for skippering ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race

World's fastest sailor, Paul Larsen will be racing on board Allegra, pictured here at the start of the 2016 ARC in Las Palmas © James Mitchell

The Antigua Bermuda Race organised by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club in association with Antigua Sailing Week is a new fixture in the offshore sailing calendar. The 935 nautical mile race starting from Antigua at noon on Friday 12th May 2017 will take the 21-boat diverse fleet into the Atlantic Ocean, arriving in plenty of time to experience the 35th ...

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