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Daily Archives: 12/10/2017

Clipper World Yacht Race

Day 7, Race 2 – Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Clipper Ventures

PSP Logistics slipped lines from Piriapolis (Uruguay) yesterday evening to bring the Clipper Race fleet back to its full complement as the leaders approach the halfway point to Cape Town in the Stormhoek Race to the Cape of Storms. After spending the past five days receiving repairs to rudder damage, sustained after a whale collided with the boat earlier in ...

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The Nations Trophy

Onboard ClubSwan 50 Spectre – The Nations Trophy © Nautor's Swan / Studio Borlenghi

The inaugural Nations Trophy got under way today. 28 crews have gathered at the Real Club Náutico de Palma for four days of intense Swan One Design racing. There are some serious trophies on the table for the best prepared, most committed crews: the ClubSwan 50 European Championship, the Swan 45 World Championship and the ClubSwan 42 European Championship. Finally, ...

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Les Voiles de St Tropez

2017 Les Voiles de St Tropez © Nautor's Swan

The Les Voiles de St Tropez is an unmissable event in the Mediterranean circuit. Playing host to no fewer than 4,000 sailors for 10 days and registering some 300 boats is a feat that the Socie?te? Nautique de Saint-Tropez pulls off in style each and every year to ensure the success of Les Voiles. 16 Swan yachts attended the event ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Prologue start on-board Turn the Tide on Plastic. The fleet departs Lisbon on day 1 of the Prologue. Photo by Sam Greenfield/Volvo Ocean Race. 08 October, 2017 © Volvo Ocean Race http://www.volvooceanrace.com

Skipper Xabi Fernández’s MAPFRE crew is leading the charge into the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday afternoon. The Spanish team made a jump on the rest of the fleet by heading further inshore in search of favourable sea breezes following Sunday’s start, with Team Brunel benefiting from following a similar track. Forty-eight hours later, their tactics have paid huge dividends. At ...

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