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Daily Archives: 01/03/2018

Clipper Race Sanya Serenity Coast In-Port Regatta

Liverpool take top prize - photo © Clipper Ventures PLC

The inaugural Clipper Race Sanya Serenity Coast In-Port Regatta has been one to remember, with Liverpool 2018 leading from start to finish to take victory. Hundreds of thousands of people all over the world were able to watch the first ever Clipper Race Sanya Serenity Coast In-Port Regatta live, with the race also broadcasted live on television in Sanya. The ...

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Sydney Harbour Regatta

Parade of Sail Dept Race - photo © Riptide Creative

Abell Point Marina located in the Whitsundays, becomes major sponsor of New South Wales’ largest keelboat regatta for the second consecutive year. Hosted by the Middle Harbour Yacht Club the Sydney Harbour Regatta takes place 3rd and 4th March. After an extended entry deadline was offered last month to allow more yachts to register, the regatta has attracted a wide ...

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18ft Skiff JJ Giltinan Trophy 2018

Yamaha and Thurlow Fisher Lawyers reaching on the run to the bottom mark in 18ft Skiff 2017 JJ Giltinan Championship race 7 © Frank Quealey

The 2018 18ft Skiff JJ Giltinan Trophy will see 26 of the best 18ft Skiff sailors battle it out on Sydney Harbour for the coveted trophy. The Australia/New Zealand rivalry is hot as the Honda Marine team – previously known as Yamaha – return for another attempt at the title. The Kiwi team has finished second and third the last two years ...

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IMOCAS DISEMBARK IN MONACO 1st Monaco Globe Series 1-8 June 2018

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With IMOCA class and Race Committee representatives and skippers in Monaco to see the facilities, the Yacht Club de Monaco took full advantage to unveil details of the Monaco Globe Series, a qualifier for the next Vendée Globe. Being organised by the Yacht Club de Monaco from 1-8 June 2018, it is the first non-stop double-hander offshore race around the ...

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SuperFoiler Race

The SuperFoiler, Pavement, racing on the Gold Coast. - photo © Andrea Francolini

One of the SuperFoiler’s most sought after sailors says he will look to clear his calendar to continue to sail the mesmerising machine on home waters long into the future. “They are seriously fun boats to sail, easily the most fun I have ever sailed. They are really challenging when you get it wrong but really rewarding when you get ...

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5.5m Australian Championship

Day 1 - 2018 Int. 5.5m Australian Championship - photo © Tannis McDonald

Skagerak, a Luders designed 5.5 Metre built by Lars Halvorsen in Sydney in 1974, took out the Int. 5.5m Class Australian Championship 2018, which was hosted by the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (RPAYC) in Pittwater from 25-27 February. Skippered by Bob Stoddard, Skagerat ended up tied on equal point with Baragoola, a Briton Chance design, built by Hall and Johansen in ...

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