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Monthly Archives: April 2018

FAST40+ Class Circuit Round One

Fast 40 Henri Lloyd Trophy - photo © Alex & David Irwin / www.sportography.tv

Ten teams contested Round One of the 2018 FAST40+ Race Circuit, hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club in the Solent. The FAST40+ fleet enjoyed eight races over three days in a variety of conditions. Making their debut in the FAST40+ Class, Niklas Zennstrom’s Carkeek designed Rán VII, showed impressive speed to win the regatta and the Henri Lloyd Trophy. Niklas Zennstrom, ...

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Dubarry Women’s Open Keelboat Championship

Njos at the Dubarry Women's Open Keelboat Championship 2017 © Trevor Pountain

TeamO confirmed as sponsor the for Frocks and Flipflops party at the 10th anniversary edition of the Dubarry Women’s Open Keelboat Championship The Women’s Open Keelboat Championship will be returning to Hamble for its 10th anniversary edition in June 2018. This year the event will be bigger and better than ever with the famous ‘Frocks and Flipflops’ party moving to ...

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Official eSailing World Championship

The eSailing World Championship is coming © virtualregatta.com

On Thursday 10 May 2018, The Official eSailing World Championship will launch at World Sailing’s headquarters in London, Great Britain starting the journey to a live arena final this October. In partnership with the leading digital sailing platform, Virtual Regatta, the inaugural season of the eSailing World Championship will commence at 20:30 BST / 21:30 UTC on 10 May and ...

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International Paint Poole Regatta

Aguila & Bullit at the Poole Regatta 2016 © David Harding / www.sailingscenes.com

The International Paint Poole Regatta has announced a change to the equipment required aboard yachts taking part in the Regatta. This change has been made after careful consideration of the sailing venue and the type of racing which will feature during the regatta. “We have today announced an amendment to the Notice of Race concerning the compliance to World Sailing ...

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Barcelona Puig Vela Clàssica Regatta

Barcelona Puig Vela Clàssica Regatta 2018 © Nico Martinez

Nearly fifty sailboats will participate in the 11th edition of the Barcelona Puig Vela Clàssica regatta from the 11th to the 14th July 11, a must-see for lovers of water sports organized by Puig and the Real Club Náutico of Barcelona. This competition, which has established itself as one of the most prestigious international events of classic and vintage sailing, ...

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J/112

Spi Ouest France 2017 © Marc Ollivier / Ouest France

The 40th edition of Spi Ouest-France ended this past Monday afternoon in the Bay of Trinité-sur-Mer, in Morbihan. While it may not have been the sunniest regatta in years, it did fulfill the desire to have good breeze all four days for the 374 boats and 2,500+ sailors that were in attendance in the lovely, quaint seaside town of La ...

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Rolex Capri Sailing Week

Cannonball leads the way at the 2017 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. - photo © Carlo Borlenghi / Rolex

Over 11-19 May, the Maxi fleet will return to a favourite destination for its owners – that azure-watered gem of the Tyrrhenian Sea, Capri. Organised by the Circolo del Remo e della Vela Italia, Yacht Club Italiano and the Yacht Club Capri, in collaboration with the International Maxi Association, Unione Italiana Vela d’ altura and Federazione Italiana Vela, Rolex Capri ...

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GC32 Racing Tour 2018

Frank Cammas' Norauto powered by Team France is hoping to repeat their 2016 performance. - photo © Eloi Stichelbaut / Norauto

For its fifth season, the GC32 Racing Tour will feature seven teams from six nations and four continents fighting it out in their ultra-high performance one design foiling catamarans. All of the most successful GC32 teams are returning. This includes Realteam, winner of the 2017 GC32 Racing Tour. Back for its third season, the Swiss crew has two replacements for ...

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52 Super Series

Sled & Alegre two-boat testing in Valencia - 52 Super Series © 52 Super Series

Christened in Valencia on Tuesday Andy Soriano’s new TP52, Alegre, represents a key component in the team’s drive to find a new, higher and more consistent level of performance on the 52 Super Series. Even though they had a disappointing 2017 season, badly compromised after their mast broke during the Porto Cervo, Sardinia regatta, Soriano’s passion and drive remains undimmed, ...

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Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta

Overall Winner of the 31st Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta was the mighty ASCHANTI IV - 2018 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - photo © Tobias Stoerkle www.blende64.com

Conditions were Caribbean perfect for the final evening of the 31st Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta. The ominous weather, which challenged the fleet during race 4, sailed away leaving behind a star-studded sky. Matching it was a huge stage, perfectly set and gleaming with trophies for The Final Prize Giving. Hundreds gathered on the lawn of the Copper and Lumber Store ...

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