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America’s Cup

27 years after Steinlager 2 won the Whitbread Round the World Race with Southern Spars, Emirates Team New Zealand’’s AC50, also built by Southern Spars gets an early work out in Bermuda Hamish Hooper/Emirates Team NZ http://www.etnzblog.com

America’s Cup – Southern Spars AC50 build for Emirates Team NZ The Peter Blake skippered Steinlager 2 put Southern Spars on the map with her unequaled clean sweep of the 1989/90 Whitbread Round the World Race. Composite spars weren’t new ...

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RC44 Sotogrande Cup

Torrential rain gave way to brilliant sunshine for the final day of the RC44 Sotogrande Cup © MartinezStudio.es

After two severe days, Sotogrande and the Andalucian coastline laid on perfect conditions for the final day of competition at the RC44 Sotogrande Cup. Mountainous seas gave way to a short chop, torrential rain gave way to brilliant sunshine and ...

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FAST40+ Spring Regatta

Bas de Voogd's Hitchhiker wins the FAST40+ Spring Regatta © Shaun Roster

Hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club, the wind gods blew too hard on the second day resulting in racing abandoned for the last day, meaning that the results from the first day of racing stood for the regatta. Bas ...

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Nations’ Cup

United Nations Race Management Team - Nations' Cup © RHKYC/Guy Nowell http://www.guynowell.com/

52 boats from 13 Nations and a planet turned out for one of Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club’s most colourful events, the Nations’ Cup, including Australia, Germany, Netherlands, England, France, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, Sweden, United States ...

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