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RCIYC Spring Regatta

Erica (David Myatt) - RCIYC Spring Regatta © Bill Harris http://www.shyc.je/Jersey-Regatta//

What a weekend! Blazing sunshine and fair breezes that made both days of the Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club’s annual Spring Regatta, held in St Aubin’s Bay over 20th and 21st May, a resounding success. Sponsored for the second year ...

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Panerai Classic Challenge and Argentario Sailing Week

Cambria © James Robinson Taylor

With only four weeks to go before the 18th edition of Argentario Sailing Week kicks off and with over 40 Grandes Dames already registered, Porto Santo Stefano is ready to host the international Classic Yacht regatta. The event is organized ...

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Trimaran Macif

MACIF trimaran skipper and crew - USHIP ArMen Race © Vincent Curutchet / DPPI / Macif

USHIP ArMen Race – Warm-up before The Bridge After a first double-handed win in the Transat Jacques Vabre, in 2015 and a single-handed campaign punctuated by a win in The Transat Bakerly in 2016, François Gabart is now taking on ...

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Oracle Team ~ USA America’s Cup

Tactician Tom Slingsby (left) and Grant Simmer - Oracle Team USA - Bermuda, September 2016 Sam Greenfield/Oracle Team USA http://www.oracleteamusa.com

Grant Simmer (AUS) is probably the most experienced America’s Cup sailor and team member in Bermuda for the 35th America’s Cup. His long career started in 1983 when he was navigator aboard Australia II, he won again in a team ...

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RORC Myth of Malham Race

George David's American Maxi Rambler 88. RORC / Tim Wright

Over one hundred and forty yachts, representing nine different countries, have entered the RORC Myth of Malham Race, the largest RORC fleet to race since the 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race. The Myth of Malham Race starts from the Royal Yacht ...

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Setsail Back Sea Int Regatta

Two intense days of competition - SetSail Black Sea International Regatta 2017 SetSail Nautic School

Excellent start for the 2017 Romanian sailing race season at the Setsail Back Sea International Regatta which took place on the 20 and 21st of May. Excellent wind conditions, 10-25 knots, powered the three inshore races demanding both strategy and ...

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World Ocean Race Biggest Round

Clipper Race helicoptershot Morgan Kasmarik

The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has today announced it will return to Fremantle, Western Australia, during the eleventh edition of the world’s biggest round-the-world ocean race. The 40,000 nautical mile Clipper 2017-18 Race will arrive in Fremantle between ...

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Warsash Spring Series 2017

Glass Yacht Trophys Andrew Adams

Spirits were high at the packed prize giving held at the Warsash Sailing Club on the River Hamble, for the Helly Hansen Warsash Spring Series and Crewsaver Warsash Spring Championship 2017 on Friday 19th May. All class winners were awarded ...

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Rolex Fastnet Race

RORC De Guingand Bowl winners, Arnaud Delamare and Eric Mordret's French JPK 10.80, Dream Pearls © Paul Wyeth / www.pwpictures.com http://www.pwpictures.com

Second-guessing the winner under IRC among the 340 boats competing in August’s Rolex Fastnet Race is tough. The outcome of the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s biennial flagship event will depend on the weather: A brisk start should favour the big ...

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America’s Cup

Artemis Racing vs Emirates Team New Zealand sailing on Bermuda's Great Sound racing in the lead up to the 35th America's Cup Hamish Hooper/Emirates Team NZ http://www.etnzblog.com

Latest video coverage Bermuda’s Great Sound as the teams sail in fresh breezes with two days to go to the start of racing. However according to Predictwind.com the breeze will be gusting to over 30kts at race time (5.00pm local ...

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