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Daily Archives: 18/05/2017

Day 7 Antigua Bermuda Race

Day 7 – Antigua Bermuda Race © Tom Clarke

The magnificent 162ft schooner Eleonora, an exact replica of the 1910 Herreshoff-designed Westward took Line Honours for the Classic Class, finishing the Antigua Bermuda Race just before sunset yesterday, Wednesday 17th May. Eleonora is one of the most famous and best-known racing schooners in the world and will remain in Bermuda for the duration of the 35th America’s Cup. The ...

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World Sailing and Volvo Ocean Race

Team Alvimedica – Volvo Ocean Race © Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race, Volvo Group and Volvo Car Group will today become the Official Automotive Partner of World Sailing, the International Governing Body for the sport. As part of an ambitious plan, World Sailing will partner with the Volvo Ocean Race, owned by Volvo Group and Volvo Car Group, to develop the next generation of offshore sailors. ‘World Sailing ...

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Vice Admiral’s Cup

Jumping Jellyfish hopes to show last year's National Champs podium form again - Vice Admiral's Cup © Rick Tomlinson http://www.rick-tomlinson.com

The Vice Admirals’ Cup fires up on Friday with three days of racing on the Solent for the seven invited classes. While the Diam24od multihulls will be showing a clean pair of heels to the fleet, another class competing at the Vice Admiral’s Cup for the first time is the Impala 28. 40 years ago the David Thomas-penned One Design ...

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Saint-Barth Cata Cup

Saint-Barth Cata Cup 2016 © Pierrick Contin http://www.pierrickcontin.fr/

The Saint-Barth Cata Cup will celebrate its 10th anniversary on November 13-20, 2017. To make it a truly great event, the organizers have decided to offer wild cards to all duos that have won this regatta since it was created. Intrigued by the idea to team up again with their winning partner—for some as many as nine years later—and one ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race

Majestic schooner, Eleonora will make a magnificent sight as she arrives in Bermuda for the America's Cup © Tim Wright / Photoaction.com http://www.photoaction.com

Allegra, the Nigel Irens-designed 78ft catamaran skippered by Adrian Keller was the second boat to finish the 2017 Antigua Bermuda Race on Tuesday 16 May 2017 at 21 hours 40 mins and 53 secs ADT, taking Multihull Line Honours. News from the fleet still racing is that Les Crane’s Farr PH 56, Monterey had been abandoned after taking on water; ...

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Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2017

Travis Weisleder's Lucky Dog / Gill Race Team USA848 at the Miami Worlds 2016 © Pierrick Contin www.pierrickcontin.com

Melges 24 fleet comes back to the Wind Factory, where on Friday the second event of 2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series, also valid as Melges 24 Italian Tour and Italian Open Nationals is going to begin and to be held over the weekend of May 19-21. After the success of the first event of the season, held in Portoroz ...

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Rolex TP52 World Championship

Day 2 – Rolex TP52 World Championship © Max Ranchi Photography http://www.maxranchi.com

Rolex TP52 World Championship – Day 2 action shots by Max Ranchi Photographer Max Ranchi has provided this gallery of images from races two, three and four of day two at Rolex TP52 World Championship.   by Max Ranchi

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