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Monthly Archives: June 2017


Foil deployed and easily carving it up at over 20 knots. - SuperFoiler Grand Prix © John Curnow

SuperFoilers represent many things. Whilst those components are disparate and virtually from different planets in the great scheme of things, they come together in the one form as harmoniously as a Rolls Royce, and also deliver intense energy way past the sum of their parts, just like some amazing band. Firstly, there is the distinct feeling of the romance of ...

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Vodafone Dock-In Show ~ America’s Cup

Shore team and boatbuilding co-ordinator, Sean Regan holds the America's Cup at the presentation to Emirates Team NZ after their win in the America's Cup 2017, June 26, 2017 - Great Sound Bermuda Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

Peter Lester and Martin Tasker set up an interviewing position inside the Emirates Team New Zealand base during the post-America’s Cup celebrations, and got some of the key players to let a few cats out of the bag, after they’d had a couple of beers. This is a must view for all Cup fans to get the inside view of ...

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Transpac Race 2017

Biennial Transpac Race 2017 © Sharon Green/Ultimate Sailing

The first wave of three starts to the 49th edition of the 2017 biennial Transpac Race starts next Monday, July 3rd, when 17 yachts in three monohull divisions will cross the start line at Point Fermin in Los Angeles to race to the finish at Diamond Head in Honolulu 2225 miles away. In addition, one yacht in the multihull division ...

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GKSS Match Cup Sweden

GKSS Match Cup Sweden WMRT http://www.worldmatchracingtour.com

Perhaps it is the long Swedish involvement in the World Match Racing Tour such as its present owner Aston Harald Sports, manufacturer of the high performance M32 catamaran. Perhaps it is the strong following that match racing and match racers have in Sweden. Perhaps it is Marstrand: part dream destination for the start of Swedish summer vacation, part natural sailing ...

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RC44 Championship

Artemis Racing in the azure waters off Porto Cervo – RC44 Championship © Martinez Studio / RC44 Class

Competition on the 2017 RC44 championship resumes this week with the second event of the season in the Italian sailing mecca of Porto Cervo. Thanks to its reputation for strong winds and flat water alongside the hospitality of the event’s hosts, the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda at their magnificent clubhouse, Porto Cervo annually attracts to the Mediterranean’s most prestigious regattas. ...

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GC32 Villasimius Cup

Malizia - Yacht Club de Monaco enjoying perfect foiling conditions in Sardinia – GC32 Villasimius Cup © Jesus Renedo / GC32 Racing Tour

Seven teams are about to be unleashed at the GC32 Villasimius Cup, the second stage of the 2017 GC32 Racing Tour, with high-speed foiling competition due to kick off on Wednesday in Sardinia. Having arrived at the spectacular Marina di Villasimius, some of these experienced competitors are wondering why there has never been a major international regatta here before. Today ...

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America’s Cup ~ Emirates Team New Zealand

Emirates Team New Zealand - Match, Day 5 - Race 9 - 35th America's Cup - Bermuda June 25, 2017 Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

Emirates Team New Zealand have compiled this video after their win today in the 35th America’s Cup.   by Sail-World.com/nz and Emirates Team

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73rd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Anthony Bell's Perpetual Loyal 2016 - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race © Kurt Arrigo http://www.loropianasuperyachtregatta.com

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) today released the Notice of Race for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2017, inviting eligible yacht owners to enter what is widely regarded to be one of the world’s toughest offshore racing challenges. With a history stretching back to 1945, the 2017 edition will be the 73rd running of Australia’s blue water ...

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Maserati Multi70

Maserati Multi70 back in action ahead of Transpacific Yacht Race maserati.soldini.it

Maserati Multi70 back in action ahead of Transpacific Yacht Race Giovanni Soldini’s Maserati Multi70 Maserati Multi70 – the Italian ocean-going foiling trimaran skippered by Giovanni Soldini – is back on the water in San Francisco after a two-month overhaul of the 70-foot multihull’s on-board systems. The work included the boat being upgraded to full foiling mode in preparation for next ...

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GC32 Racing Tour

GC32 Racing Tour Jesus Renedo / GC32 Racing Tour

The seven heavyweights contending the GC32 Racing Tour title are heading to Sardinia, in the southeast corner of the island, where they will race against each other from Wednesday 28th June to Saturday 1st July in the GC32 Villasimius Cup. All the competing GC32 teams are eager to try out racing at this new sailing venue. Measuring up against Sébastien ...

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