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Daily Archives: 06/10/2017

Clipper Race

Clipper Race start Clipper Ventures

Spectators and media flocked to the water for the start of the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race’s second stage, to Cape Town, South Africa, following the event’s first ever stopover in Punta del Este, Uruguay. The race bought more than 300 international crew, representing 28 nationalities, drawing thousands of visitors to the region, and high-level dignitaries to Punta ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre

Oman Sail - Class 40 – Transat Jacques Vabre © Vincent Curutchet

The final countdown has begun for Oman Sail’s Class 40 team as they prepare for the start of the 4,350-mile Transat Jacques Vabre from Le Havre to Brazil. With just a month to go to the November 5th start of the now classic two-handed ocean race, Sidney Gavignet and his co-skipper Fahad Al Hasni are making final preparations and focusing ...

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GC32 Racing Tour

Second at Marseille One Design in 2016, Jason Carroll's Argo is hoping to go one better this year, but can they defeat RealTeam to claim the overall championship? © Sander van der Borch

Marseille One Design, the grand finale of the 2017 GC32 Racing Tour takes place next week and will be the deciding event of the European circuit for ultra-high speed foiling one design catamarans. This will be the fourth consecutive year the annual GC32 Racing Tour championship has concluded off France’s second city. Going into Marseille One Design, the fight for ...

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Mini-Transat La Boulangère

Mini-Transat La Boulangère © Christophe Breschi

Whilst making the most of the last puffs of downwind breeze and continuing to make headway towards the goal without losing sight of the potential options to come, the solo sailors will now have to switch from intuitive to cerebral mode, from a philosophy of “I am not afraid” to “which way is out…?” Indeed, singlehanded racing is all about ...

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