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Monthly Archives: September 2017

DBS Marina Bay Cup ~ video

DBS Marina Bay Cup Event Media

Racing at the 2017 DBS Marina Bay kicked off today with Team Japan taking the headlines with three wins out of three on day one of competition. Eight international and local sailing teams are competing in the annual DBS Marina Bay Cup, the biggest match-racing sailing event in Singapore. Into its third year and held from 14-17 September at the ...

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GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup ~ video

Day 2 – Jason Carroll's Argo at pace – GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup © Jesus Renedo / GC32 Racing Tour

The silver flash, that is the GC32 foiling catamaran Malizia – Yacht Club de Monaco, put in an extraordinary performance, posting a perfect scoreline on day two of the GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup on the Bay of Calvi, despite ultra-tricky conditions. The silver flash, that is the GC32 foiling catamaran Malizia – Yacht Club de Monaco, put in an extraordinary ...

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Oceanis 55.1

Comfortable Oceanis 55.1 © Beneteau .

Oceanis – 2018 set to be a prolific year 30 years on, the best known range in the world continues to show its vitality. Alongside the new Oceanis 51.1, which won over the experts at its first sea trials, Beneteau has announced four new Oceanises to satisfy a broad range of aspirations this autumn. While the new Oceanis 55.1 rounds ...

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Clipper World Race

Day 27, Race 1 – Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Clipper Ventures

After nearly four weeks at sea and a variety of leaders, Visit Seattle tops the leader board going into the final stretch to Punta del Este. But, with less than 40nM separating it from second placed Sanya Serenity Coast and a similar distance between third placed Unicef and fourth placed HotelPlanner.com, the final podium positions are not a forgone conclusion ...

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La Belle Classe 13-17 September Monaco Classic Week 2017

Monaco Classic Week © Studio Borlenghi / YCM

Friday 15th September. Calmer conditions returned for the third day of the 13th Monaco Classic Week, as the 30-knots registered yesterday gave way to a lull. While the 12’ Dinghies and 15M IR yachts may have seen their ambitions thwarted, the motorboats were out in force and stole the show. Regularity reigns The 40-strong fleet of motorboats including a dozen ...

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CYCA Blue Water Pointscore

Race 2 – M3 – CYCA Blue Water Pointscore © Andrea Francolini / CYCA

Saturday morning will see a fleet of 23 yachts line up on Sydney Harbour for the start of race two of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Blue Water Pointscore (BWPS), the Flinders Islet Race. The 92-nautical mile offshore challenge follows the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast in the series, and could give sailing fans some clues as to who ...

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Rolex Big Boat Series

MOD70 Trimaran Orion in the 2016 The Rolex Big Boats Series © Rolex/Daniel Forster http://www.regattanews.com

Burgees flutter and spectra halyards slap against carbon-fiber and aluminum masts on 89 highly tuned raceboats assembled at the St. Francis Yacht Club for the 53rd edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series (September 13-17, 2017). This marks the West Coast’s premier regatta and one of the international sailing circuit’s most celebrated and anticipated Grand Prix events. To say that ...

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GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup

A wet ride in windy Calvi – GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup © Jesus Renedo / GC32 Racing Tour

GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup, penultimate event on the 2017 GC32 Racing Tour, dawned magnificently with light winds and a warm sun on the Bay of Calvi. But as the morning progressed the wind and swell had grown to Volvo Ocean Race proportions and were in generally vicious mood. Despite this, the local race management team and Principal Race Officer Stuart ...

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Bart’s Bash 2017 – Less than two days to go!


Raising funds for sailing programmes in affected by Hurricane Irma This weekend, the sailing world will once again unite in memory of sailor Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson under the global umbrella event title,  ‘Bart’s Bash’.  It is already designated as The World’s Largest Sailing Event having achieved a Guinness World Record in 2014 when it was first staged. This year, the fourth Bart’s ...

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2018 Festival of Sails

2018 Festival of Sails

Free interactive app to connect sailing community at the 2018 Festival of Sails Dear team, Please find attached a media release from the Royal Geelong Yacht Club, which has become the first sailing club in Australia to jump on board the new free SailConnect app– an interactive communication platform for boat owners, clubs and crew. Supported by Australian Sailing, SailConnect ...

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