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Monthly Archives: March 2018

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

@Carlo Borlenghi

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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