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Centennial Transat

Queen Mary 2 retraces history and takes on the trimarans as the Centennial Transat begins © Thierry Martinez / The Bridge

The Centennial Transat – The Bridge – from Saint-Nazaire to New York started in uniquely spectacular fashion at 19:00 today, one hundred years after American troops arrived on the coast of France. This time the cannon shots were sounds of ...

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Louis Vuitton America’s Cup

Louis Vuitton America's Cup © Nic Douglass / www.AdventuresofaSailorGirl.com

Louis Vuitton America’s Cup – Oracle take a win We have a race on our hands! Here is my recap of the third day of racing at the 35th Louis Vuitton America’s Cup including my comparison of the quips from ...

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RORC IRC National Championship

Johnny Vincent's Ker40+ Pace - Day 1 - RORC IRC National Championship 2017 © Paul Wyeth

It is uncanny how this is always a windy regatta.” remarked Johnny Vincent, owner/driver of Ker40+ Pace, after scoring an impressive 2-2-1 in the FAST40+ Class on the first day the RORC IRC National Championship. “We didn’t have a great ...

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Audi Sailing Week & 52 Super Series

Gladiator, Audi Sailing Week - 52 Super Series 2017. © Nico Martinez/ Martinez Studio

Quantum racing is currently in the lead of the provisional results at the Audi Sailing Week – 52 Super Series followed by Rán Racing and Gladiator, tied for points but in second and third places respectively. It was a perfect ...

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Round the Island 2017

Round the Island Race 2017

The annual Round the Island Race, organised by the Island Sailing Club, is a one-day yacht race around the Isle of Wight, an island situated off the south coast of England. The race regularly attracts over 1,600 boats and around ...

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Tall ships return to Boston

Tall ships participate in Sail Boston's Parade of Sail on Saturday © Michael Dwyer / AP

Despite the somewhat gray, fickle and humid weather, tall ships are back in Boston as part of the international Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta. Saturday marked the first time in 17 years that Boston Harbor saw the Grand Parade of ...

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America’s Cup J-Class

Lionheart - J- Class Regatta - 35th America's Cup - Bermuda June 19, 2017 © Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

The largest ever fleet of J-class to race together assembled off Bermuda for two series of races. Seven of the 120ft sloops that contested the America’s Cup from 1930 to 1937 sailed off Bermuda. the 87 year old Shamrock V ...

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RS Sailing Summer Championship & RS700s

Black Kites - RS Sailing RS700 Summer Championship 2017 © Sportography.tv

According to Mark Rushall (June ‘Yachts and Yachting’) Hayling Island Sailing Club is a venue sailors seem to love or hate. Probably loved by HISC members but the strong tides, sand banks, the waiting for the wind to arrive and ...

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Cowes Week

Cowes Week Fireworks Paul Wyeth/CWL

New Cowes Week title sponsor Lendy gives support to famous fireworks Cowes Week Ltd is delighted that this year’s fireworks finale – to be named Lendy Cowes Week Fireworks – will go ahead, after months of speculation about its future. ...

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La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro

Nicolas Lunven on Generali wins La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro 2017 - photo © Alexis Courcoux

La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Stage 4 Finish – Race winners decided in Dieppe This morning at 08:11:56 it was Macif 2015 skipper Charlie Dalin that crosses the finish line of the 4th and final stage (Concarneau-Dieppe) of the 2017 ...

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