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SuperFoilers

SuperFoiler Grand Prix Gold Coast - February 16, 2018 © Andrea Francolini/SuperFoiler

Record Point has played a starring role on the first day of the SuperFoiler Grand Prix on the Gold Coast with the New Zealand skippered entrant claiming a pair of top-two finishes as lightening threatened to envelop the Queensland race ...

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Crown Series Bellerive Regatta

The Protagonist won class 1 of the Cruising with Spinnakers division - 2018 Crown Series Bellerive Regatta - photo © Peter Watson

The 2018 Banjo’s Shoreline Crown Series Bellerive Regatta got off to a windy start on the River Derwent last evening, with a fleet of 55 keelboats sailing in a blustery nor’wester gusting to 30 knots. Several yachts retired, including X&Y ...

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Etchells NSW Championship

Etchells NSW title kicks off on Sydney Harbour - 2018 Etchells NSW Championship - photo © Darcie C Photography

Three races into the 2018 Etchells NSW Championship and the 1984 class world champion Iain Murray and one of his crew from that campaign lead the series and an A-grade fleet. Each race produced a different top three on day ...

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The 2018 EFG Sailing Arabia

EFG Sailing Arabia The Tour on February 14th, 2018 in the city of Sur, Oman - photo © Lloyd Images / www.lloydimages.com

Beijaflore edge closer to EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour victory with one stage remaining French challengers Beijaflore have one hand on the EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour trophy as Arabia’s premiere regatta enters its final stage following 10 ...

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Melges 20 World League 2018

2018 Melges World League © Melges World League / Barracuda Communication

The schedule is locked in for the 2018 Melges World League (MWL). The champion system ranks Melges 20 teams from around the world. Get ready for eleven months of competitions that will feature the best teams in One Design sailing. ...

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Crown Series Bellerive Regatta

Planet X is a Tasmanian designed Huon 10.5 © Peter Campbell

Strong entries for the Racing Division of this weekend’s Crown Series Bellerive Regatta underline a notable boost in competition on the Derwent this summer. The Banjo’s Shoreline Crown Series, Tasmania’s biggest sailing regatta, has attracted more than 20 of Hobart’s ...

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RORC Caribbean 600

Performance Yacht Racing have three entries in the 2018 RORC Caribbean 600: Grand Soleil 43s Quokka 8, Jua Kali and Beneteau First 47.7 EH01 - photo © Tim Wright / www.photoaction.com

A record entry of 88 yachts has entered the tenth edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 which has grown both in stature and entries since the race was first contested in 2009. For the 10th anniversary, in excess of 800 ...

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Match Race Super League adds Match Race Switzerland

Albert Riele Swiss Team with skipper Eric Monning, winner of Match Race Super League 2017 and Match Race Germany 2017 © Nico Martinez / Match Race Germany

After a break of several years, a revived Match Race Grand Prix will take place again in Switzerland. Match Race Switzerland ranks as a new event of the Match Race Super League between renowned events such as Match Race Germany, ...

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SuperFoiler Grand Prix

Record Point takes flight - 2018 SuperFoiler Grand Prix © Crosbie Lorimer

With Round 3 of the SuperFoiler Grand Prix happening tomorrow at the Gold Coast here are some of the highlights of Round 2 which saw the fleet hit the waters of Port Philip Bay off Geelong. Competition leaders Euroflex extended ...

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RORC Caribbean 600

George Sakellaris' Maxi 72 Proteus is competing in the 10th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 in Antigua © RORC / Tim Wright

Thirteen boats representing the USA will be competing in this year’s 10th anniversary edition of the Caribbean’s famous offshore race – the RORC Caribbean 600. They include past winner, George Sakellaris’ Proteus Maxi 72 (overall winner in 2016 and in ...

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