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Monthly Archives: May 2018

52 Super Series

52 Super Series © Nico Martinez / MartinezStudio

11th Hour Racing and the 52 Super Series extend partnership agreement for a further three years, 2018-2020. There is no doubt that 2018 is shaping up to be the most exciting season yet for the 52 Super Series. A clutch ...

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 10: The Garmin American Challenge to Panama, Day 10 © Clipper Race

Light wind tactics remain the central theme on the tenth day of Race 10: The Garmin American Challenge as teams seek to maintain the best possible course ahead of an upcoming wind hole off the coast of Mexico. At what ...

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eSailing World Championship

eSailing World Championship Launch © World Sailing

World Sailing is pleased to announce that the Official eSailing World Championship starts today; the game is now available online for millions worldwide to play and enjoy for free. The game can be played on desktop and via iOS and ...

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Farr 40 North American Championship

Three-time world champion skipper Alex Roepers steered Plenty to a superb score line of 1-2-1 on Day 1 of the Farr 40 North American Championship. © Farr 40 Class / Joy Sailing

Ray Roberts traveled from Sydney, Australia to southern California to compete in the 71st annual Newport to Ensenada International Race held late last month. Roberts recently bought a 1986 vintage Frers-designed 50-footer named Airwaves and was thrilled to skipper the ...

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New Swan 98

New Swan 98 - photo © Nautor's Swan

Nautor’s Swan yachts will soon launch a new superyacht: the Swan 98. Designed by the experienced and successful Germán Frers, the brand-new 30-metre Swan 98 will redefine high performance cruising by delivering unrivalled comfort, safety and reliability while ocean passage-making ...

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RC44 Portorož Cup

Ed Baird has taken over as tactician on Peninsula Petroleum for this event - photo © Nico Martinez / MartinezStudio

While Team CEEREF of Igor Lah has won the last two RC44 seasons, it is not the Slovenian team but Charisma of Monaco-based Dutchman Nico Poons that, back in March, claimed 2018’s opening event, the RC44 Calero Marinas Cup. Going ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race 2018

Varuna, Jens Kellinghusen's Ker 56 from Germany - Antigua Bermuda Race - Day 1 - photo © Ted Martin

The 2018 Antigua Bermuda started on Wednesday 9th May off Fort Charlotte, Antigua. Brilliant sunshine and 20 knots of trade winds combined to produce a spectacular start for the 14 yachts and 96 sailors competing in the 935 nautical mile ...

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COGS Ancasta Roscoff Night Race

Scorpion in the île de Batz channel during the Roscoff to L'AberWrac'h race © COGS

A forecast of light wind decreasing to virtually nothing overnight faced racers planning to tackle the 100 mile Ancasta Roscoff Night Race, on Friday evening. Despite this, nine yachts lined up at the Black Rock beacon line for the 6pm start, split ...

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 10: The Garmin American Challenge to Panama, Day 9 © Clipper Race

With light and variable winds set to afflict the Clipper Race fleet for the next few days of the race from Seattle to Panama, teams are busy talking tactics, with all keen to avoid the giant wind hole forming off ...

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World Sailing Emerging Nations Program

Taylor Canfield's USone team leads Johnie Berntsson - 2018 Argo Group Gold Cup - Day 1 - photo © Charles Anderson / RBYC

In a day packed with so much action that many skippers’ memories were left blurred, Taylor Canfield’s USone Sailing Team streaked out to the early lead at the 68th Argo Group Gold Cup. Canfield and crew Mike Buckley, Victor Diaz ...

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