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Daily Archives: 04/12/2017

Phuket King’s Cup Regatta

Day 1 – Phuket King's Cup Regatta - photo © Guy Nowell / Phuket King's Cup

The exciting prospect of week-long strong winds and fast sailing conditions is extremely tantalizing, and Phuket looks set to deliver as promised. Race Day One kicked off with some of the best conditions seen at the PKCR in recent years, winds around 19 knots, and more of the same hotly anticipated for tomorrow. A total of 83 keelboats and multihulls ...

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Figaro Beneteau 3

Figaro Beneteau 3 © Beneteau

The main stages of the Figaro 3 project have followed one another since spring 2016. First, Beneteau chose VPLP naval architects to design the new one design with foils. Then, the production site at Cheviré was restored to house this ambitious project. Then, no more than a year ago, the first 3D visuals were revealed at the Nautic Boat Show ...

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Extreme Sailing Series™

Emirates Team New Zealand America's Cup champion Josh Junior was able to keep NZ Extreme Sailing Team ahead of Land Rover BAR Academy. - photo © Lloyd Images

A near faultless performance from Alinghi saw it move top of the Extreme Sailing Series™ Los Cabos leaderboard as the double-points season finale reached the halfway mark. Meanwhile, SAP Extreme Sailing Team upheld its spot on the podium behind Oman Air and continued to defend its overall grip on the 2017 rankings. Five wins from six races gave Alinghi a ...

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