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10th RORC Caribbean 600

George David has been a longtime supporter of the race and will be back with Rambler 88 in the 10th edition – RORC Caribbean 600 © Tim Wright / Photoaction.com http://www.photoaction.com

Over 40 yachts have officially entered the 10th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, starting from Antigua on 19th February 2018. The entry list already boasts a huge variety of yachts from mighty maxis and multihulls, to a vast array ...

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Mini-Transat La Boulangère

Simon Koster – Mini-Transat La Boulangère © Christophe Breschi

Swiss sailor Simon Koster has just achieved one of the best recent performances of Swiss offshore sailing, finishing third of the Mini Transat La Boulangère (Atlantic crossing between La Rochelle and Le Marin (Martinique), in two legs. Sixth of leg ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Day 11, Leg 2, Lisbon to Cape Town, Steve Hayles sees the latest positions on board Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag. 15 November, 2017 – Volvo Ocean Race © Konrad Frost / Volvo Ocean Race

The charge south continues at speed on Wednesday as the second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race reached its approximate halfway mark… The seven international teams all now have less than 3,200 nautical miles left in the 7,000-mile stage from ...

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Clipper Race

Day 15, Race 3 – Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Clipper Ventures

Day 15 of Race 3: The Dell Latitude Rugged Race has seen mixed conditions for the Clipper Race fleet with fast downwind conditions being replaced by shifting winds and lighter airs for many teams. Sanya Serenity Coast remains in the ...

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Busan Cup Women’s Match Race

Day 2 – Anna Östling (SWE) and Alexa Bezel (SUI) battle downwind in the breeze – Busan Cup Women's International Match Race © Kim Wolf / Busan Cup

Day two of the Busan Cup Women’s International Match Race, the third event of the 2017 WIM Series, brought some challenges to the teams as the breeze increased to and the conditions stayed consistent – consistently shifting and puffing! “Today ...

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Melges 40 Grand Prix

The prestigious waters of Palma de Mallorca, Spain will act as center stage for final Melges 40 Grand Prix showdown of 2017 Melges 40

Hosted by Real Club Nautico de Palma, the Melges 40 fleet is set, ready and fully prepared to race the final event of what has been an incredible, inaugural Grand Prix season. The 2017 Melges 40 Grand Prix circuit has ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre

Transat Jacques Vabre TJV

As with Sodebo Ultim’s victory yesterday, the Anglo-Spanish duo of Phil Sharp and Pablo Santurde on Imerys Clean Energy are also showing in the Class40 that you do not need the biggest budget or the latest boat to be the ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Day 10, Leg 2, Lisbon to Cape Town, sunrise on board Dongfeng. First live ever done between two skippers: Charles and Xavi talking to each other. 14 November © Jeremie Lecaudey / Volvo Ocean Race

With Monday’s Equator crossings already a fading memory for the Volvo Ocean Race crews, gone too is any respite, however brief, from the relentless action that’s characterising the second leg. Many sailors awoke on Tuesday sporting new haircuts or with ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre

Sodebo Ultim’ – Transat Jacques Vabre © TJV

Having match raced each other down the Atlantic after leaving Le Havre last Sunday, Thomas Colville and Jean-Luc Nélias struck a blow for experience by holding off Sébastien Josse and Thomas Rouxel on their newly-launched Maxi Edmond de Rothschild to ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Day 9, Leg 2, Lisbon to Cape Town, Equator crossing for the America's cup trio. 13 November, 2017 – Volvo Ocean Race © Rich Edwards / Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race frontrunners are into the Southern Hemisphere on Monday after crossing the Equator, the latest milestone in the drag race to Cape Town. Charles Caudrelier’s Dongfeng Race Team led the fleet over the famous line of latitude ...

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