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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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Rolex TP52 World Championship

Tony Langley’s new Gladiator is all set to be ready to challenge for the Rolex TP52 World Championship 52 Super Series

After being damaged on the first day of the 52 SUPER SERIES Miami Royal Cup, whilst competing in only her second race in the colours of British businessman Tony Langley – thumped in a spectacular t-bone collision – Gladiator has ...

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America’s Cup ETNZ’s new trick

Iain Percy, Skipper Artemis Racing - during Practice Session, May 2017 Sander van der Borch / Artemis Racing

The America’s Cup teams were out in force on the Great Sound in Bermuda, testing in lighter weather. One of the interesting aspects of this video is Emirates Team New Zealand’s ability to do ‘fishtail’ tacks and gybes. The move ...

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Trust Round Britain

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Round Britain 2017 voyage yacht, Moonspray. Tom Roberts

Established 14 years ago, the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust now works with every principle treatment centre and a growing number of designated units across the UK, taking young people aged between eight and 24 on sailing trips to help them ...

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470 European Championship

Mathew Belcher/Will Ryan (AUS-11) and Diogo Costa/Pedro Costa (POR-21) - 470 European Championship 2017 © Y.C.M.

Racing wrapped up on Day 2 at the 470 European Championship in Monaco with all scheduled races completed. Carl-Fredrik Fock/Marcus Dackhammar (SWE) take over as new series leaders in the 470 Men and Portugal’s Mafalda Pires Lima/Mariana Lobato retain their ...

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