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Argentario Sailing Week & Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge

Day 3 - Argentario Sailing Week and Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge - photo © Pierpaolo Lanfrancotti / Fabio Taccola / YCSS

Picture-perfect weather conditions at Argentario Sailing Week where on Saturday the 40 yacht fleet raced with a light 12-15 knot northwesterly breeze and flat seas. Back on the docks, oysters and prosecco awaited the tired but happy sailors at the ...

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Argentario Sailing Week

Santana, Schmidt Wendy - Day 2 - Argentario Sailing Week and Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge - photo © Fabio Taccola / Pierpaolo Lanfrancotti / YCSS Santana, Schmidt Wendy - Day 2 - Argentario Sailing Week and Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge - photo © Fabio Taccola / Pierpaolo Lanfrancotti / YCSS

Dreamy weather conditions for day two of racing at the 19th edition of Argentario Sailing Week with bright blue skies, up to 18 knots of northerly breeze and a race course that took the fleet of classic yachts from the ...

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151 Miglia Race-Trofeo Cetilar

Vera crosses ahead of Pendragon VI en route to the 151 Miglia-Trofeo Cetilar finish line © Studio Taccola

The 9th 151 Miglia Race- Trofeo Cetilar- has been described as a new, true classic, by its regatta organizers – a Committee formed by YC Punta Ala, YC Maritime Republic of Pisa and YC Livorno. According to their race circular, ...

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Commodores’ Cup

Close finish with sistership Adventurer for RORC Admiral Andrew McIrvine's First 40 La Réponse, who won the day in IRC Two - photo © Paul Wyeth / pwpictures.com

Light winds and strong tides may have made for a difficult first half to the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s combined IRC European Championship and Commodores’ Cup, but Hampshire Tourist Board conditions graced the Solent for day four of racing. With ...

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J70 European Championships

Peter Duncan's 'Relative Obscurity' (USA) - photo © 2018 J/70 European Championships / www.sailingshots.es

After two days of fast exhilarating sailing, the pace changed with lighter conditions in the Ria de Vigo, but the intensity of the brilliant sunshine and the competition was still red hot. After two General Recalls in Race 8, the ...

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Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta 2019

Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta © Tim Wilkes

The renowned Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta is expanding for the 2019 edition, with invitations extended to the Melges 24 and Viper 640 classes, who will join the J70 Class and Star Class. Celebrating over nine decades of Star Class racing, ...

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Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge ~Argentario Sailing Week

Argentario Sailing Week and Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge © Fabio Taccola

Wet and wild weather for day one of racing at the 19th edition of Argentario Sailing Week. Sailors returned to the docks covered in salt and with big grins on their faces. Sun, strong winds (up to 25 knots), rain ...

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Wally 100 Tango ~ Rolex Giraglia

Wally 100 Tango © Rolex / Kurt Arrigo

The Wally 100 Tango at 13:19 this afternoon took line honours in the 66th edition of the Rolex Giraglia with a real-time of 23h48m55s. Thanks to the tactical talent of a French-led crew, with Marc Pajot and Thierry Peponnet taking ...

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J70 European Championships

Luis Bugallo's "Marnatura" (ESP) - photo © María Muiña / J70 European Championships

Day Two of the 2018 J/70 European Championships produced a second day of thrilling racing in the Ria de Vigo. The wind speed topped out at over 20 knots for much of the day, providing awesome downwind conditions for the ...

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M32 Series Europe

M32 Series Europe: Act 3 Kristiansand © BPSE / Stefano Robotti

M32 International Class Association President Richard Davies described the opening day as, “A fabulous day in Kristiansand. A complicated race course with strong current coming out from the river and the usual tight racing of M32 Series.” 10-12 knots of ...

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