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Clipper Round The World Ocean Race

Greenings International to debut in Clipper Round The World Ocean Race Clipper Ventures

The team, which will be known as Greenings will be one of twelve 70ft branded racing yachts which will take to the start line on Sunday, 20 August, in Liverpool, to compete in the 40,000-nautical mile Clipper Race, the biggest ...

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Kiel Week

The Danish Anna Livbjerg could situate herself at the top of the Europe fleet – Kiel Week © Kieler Woche / segel-bilder.de

The coordination between the Kiel Week race organizers and the weather expert Dr. Meeno Schrader is working well. The meteorologist with a diploma had already recommended on Sunday evening to postpone the starts on Monday, the organizers did follow his ...

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Final La Solitaire URGO le Figaro

Final grande départ for La Solitaire URGO le Figaro fleet © Yvan Zedda http://www.zedda.com.

After a long wait for the wind to settle in the bay of the Forest in Concarneau, France, the 43 competitors of La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro crossed the start of the final stage of this the 48th edition. At ...

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52 Super Series

Bronenosec make vital personnel changes ahead of Porto Cervo – 52 Super Series Audi Sailing Week 52 Super Series

Crowned first time world champions after winning the third event of the 52 Super Series in Scarlino, Tuscany last month, Harm Müller-Spreer’s Platoon team are the form team of the six-regatta season so far. Second in Key West in January, ...

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Argentario Sailing Week and Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge

Day 4 – Linnett Rounds – Argentario Sailing Week and Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge © Pierpaolo Lanfrancotti / Marine Partners

Fourth and final day of racing at Argentario Sailing Week with tricky wind conditions for the tacticians on board the 46 classic yachts in Porto Santo Stefano, Tuscany. At the start, a ten knot breeze from the north east that ...

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Bol d’Or Mirabaud 2017

Bol d’Or Mirabaud 2017 © Yves Ryncki

The 79th edition of the Bol d’Or Mirabaud met the expectations of the most demanding yachtsmen, running under ideal conditions, with a sustained “bise” wind, sometimes strong at night. Hare are the highlights and the notable events marking this unforgettable ...

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WIM Series 2017

Team Mac (Lucy Macgregor, Silja Frost, Rosie Watkins, Imogen Stanley, Charlotte Lawrence) powering upwind in Helsinki. Niklas Axhede / WIM Series

Despite a long day on the water in blustery conditions, 2010 Women’s Match Racing World Champion Lucy Macgregor (GBR) was quite upbeat about her team’s performance and their placement on the top of the standing after two days of racing ...

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MC38 Winter Series

Easy Tiger VI and city skyline – MC38 Winter Series Act 2 © Bob Fowler

A moody Sydney winter’s day with sou’west breeze gusting close to 30 knots provided the first heavy weather hit out in a long time for the MC38 fleet contesting the second act of their Winter Series. Leslie Green’s Ginger sailed ...

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America’s Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand - 35th America's Cup Match - Race 4 - Bermuda June 18, 2017 © Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

After the first race in the 2010 America’s Cup in Valencia, Alinghi tactician Brad Butterworth when asked to comment at the media conference on Oracle Racing’s 120ft trimaran’s blistering performance, put it simply – ‘That’s Speed with a capital ‘S’. ...

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Kiel Week

Vladimir Loginov and Daniil Usachev in 29er class - Kiel Week 2017 © Kieler Woche / OK Press

A full program for the first day of the international boat classes at the Kiel Week. Head of Organisation Dirk Ramhorst could look back at an opening day after five hours, which is really random indeed. Despite the late start, ...

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