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Daily Archives: 03/09/2018

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup day 1 ©Ingrid Abery / www.ingridabery.com

With westerly winds gusting into the mid-teens, brilliant sunshine and a mix of windward-leewards for the Maxi 72s and, for the remainder, a coastal race taking them on a clockwise lap of La Maddalena archipelago, the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship got off to the best start possible. Highlight of the maxi-boat calendar, this historic ...

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J/70 World Championship 2018

2018 J/70 World Championship © YCCS / Kurt Arrigo

The J/70 World Championship may be the most competitive event in the sport of sailing. Ninety-eight teams from 19 different nations have qualified to compete in the 2018 West Marine J/70 World Championship. After three days of inspections for the strict one-design class, racing for the championship will commence on Tuesday, September 25th. Five days of action are scheduled with ...

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Gan’Ja tops J/80 Duo Crouesty Regatta

J 80 fleet in action © J80 France Officiel

Over the past weekend, the YC du Crouesty Arzon hosted the J/80 Duo Crouesty Regatta using new racing format – doublehanded racing of J/80s. This was done because of the “European Vacation” problem; traditionally, it is always difficult to gather crews at the end of August, hence the idea of testing a new racing format. And, it was also an ...

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CYCA Women’s Match Racing Regatta

2018 CYCA Women's Match Racing Regatta © Jordan Reece

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Olivia Price, Rachel Bower, Emma May, Tara Blanc-Ramos and Wallis Brewer have won the CYCA Women’s Match Racing Regatta for 2018, defeating New Zealand’s Celia Willison in a white-wash Finals series, 3-0 on a blustery cool day on Sydney Harbour. The trophy has been re-dedicated in 2018 as the John Messenger Perpetual Trophy, after ...

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