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Monthly Archives: June 2018

America’s Cup

Duccio Colombi (ITA) will head the sailing program for Adelasia di Torres © Google

With three weeks left to run until the close of entries for the 36th America’s Cup, a Sardinian team has announced that its entry has been accepted by the Defender, the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron. The team has been rumoured for some time, but would not confirm its entry when queried by Sail-World after media reports three weeks ago. ...

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Antigua Sailing Week ~ Fever-Tree Sailing Series

Fever-Tree Sailing Series at Antigua Sailing Week © Paul Wyeth / www.pwpictures.com

Fever-Tree, the world’s leading premium mixer brand, continues to gain popularity within the international sailing community with its iconic bar activations and perfectly served drinks delighting both sailors and spectators’ alike. The Fever-Tree Sailing Series is extending the brand into new territories and introduces the unique Fever-Tree experience to the wider international sailing audience. Commenting on the momentum behind the ...

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J/24 UK National Championship & International Paint Poole Regatta

International Paint Poole Regatta 2018 day 1 © Ian Roman / International Paint Poole Regatta

The 2018 J24 UK National Championship was held over the bank holiday weekend of 26th-28th May as part of the International Paint Poole Regatta. With thunder and rain forecast, the regatta weekend looked bleak, but miraculously the sun shone through to bring a very hot and desirable event. With twenty-one entries, the J24 class was the largest fleet in the ...

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Audi SAILING Champions League Semifinal Overall

Circolo della Vela Bari, Audi SAILING Champions League - Porto Cervo 2018. - photo © SCL / Lars Wehrmann

The team representing Circolo della Vela Bari, led by Simone Ferrarese, has claimed victory in the first semifinal of the SAILING Champions League in Porto Cervo. Austria’s Bregenz Yacht Club took second place followed by the French team from Club de Voile St Aubin Elbeuf in third. The final, which will award the title of Best Sailing Club 2018, will ...

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Solo Offshore Racing Club's SoloFASTNET Race start © Dave Dodge / www.davedodgephotography.co.uk

Twenty-eight intrepid solo skippers set off from Cowes yesterday in sparkling sunshine and a 15 knot SWly breeze for the start of the 2018 edition of the soloFASTNET race. The Class 2 start was particularly memorable for a cruising boat who was merrily heading towards the shore at Gurnard under a cruising chute, needing to gybe onto port to avoid ...

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Monaco Globe Series

Race start - Monaco Globe Series © Stefano Gattini / Studio Borlenghi

At precisely 1.00pm today the gun was fired for the first Monaco Globe Series by Yacht Club de Monaco President, HSH Prince Albert II, from the elegant motor-yacht M/Y Pacha III (1936), on which were members of the royal family there to support Pierre Casiraghi competing with Boris Herrmann on Malizia II. Earlier, the Yacht Club de Monaco President greeted ...

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Normandy Channel Race

Phil Sharp & Julien Pulvé on IMERYS win the 2018 Normandy Channel Race by 6 seconds - photo © Jean-Marie Liot / NCR2018

Ultimately, victory in this incredible six-day edition of the 2018 Normandy Channel Race came down to just six seconds. Indeed, this was all that was separating the top two on the finish line set off Ouistreham on Saturday afternoon, Imerys skippered by the duo Phil Sharp-Julien Pulvé just snatching the win from Carac skippered by Louis Duc and Gwen Riou ...

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Route Saint-Pierre et Miquelon

Route Saint-Pierre et Miquelon

ROUTEHALIFAX / SAINT-PIERRE The 350-mile Ocean Race between Canada and France. Festival for the start in Halifax Waterfront and big celebration for the arrival in Saint-Pierre et Miquelon. 9th edition in 2018, start on June 26. A start in Halifax in Nova Scotia, Canada for 350 miles towards the French Archipelago of Saint-Pierre et Miquelon. Since 2002, every two years during ...

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La Drheam Cup

La Drheam Cup start last edition 2016 - photo © Thierry Martinez / Drheam Cup

With just under two months to go before the start of the second edition of La Drheam Cup – Destination Cotentin, the entry list is already complete with 72 professional and Corinthian entries! This promises great sea battles between La Trinité-sur-Mer and Cherbourg-en-Cotentin… The second edition of La Drheam Cup – Destination Cotentin (19 – 29 July) is a giant ...

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151 Miglia-Trofeo Cetilar

Aldo Parisotto's OSCAR3 gained the upper hand in the Mylius 65 match race © Studio Taccola

Generally match races last around 20 minutes and there is a clear winner. In the 151 Miglia-Trofeo Cetilar 2018 there was a 10 hour long heavyweight maxi bout for line honours between Nicola Paoleschi’s Laurie Davidson 69 Pendragon VI and Miguel Matias Galluccio’s Reichel-Pugh 86 Vera, the former winner of line honours in three of the last four races, the ...

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