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Daily Archives: 12/09/2018

Rolex Swan Cup 2018

Maxi Fleet - Rolex Swan Cup 2018 © Rolex / Borlenghi

At the end of the second day the rankings of four of the six classes in the 20th edition of the Rolex Swan Cup see the leading boats separated by just a handful of points, only Plis-Play and Mela emerge as clear leaders in their respective classes. The second day was also characterised by very light air from east-northeast shifting ...

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Formula Foil Ocean Racing Championships

Formula Foil Ocean Racing Championships © Stuart Greenfield

A new race format named Formula Foil Ocean Racing Championships (FFORC) with a minimum of 10 teams, sailing 10 races, over 10,000nm offering a total prize fund of £80,000 for the winners has been announced for 2020. Racing in identical Beneteau Figaro 3 yachts FFORC has been launched by a new business created by Stuart Greenfield. The championship will run ...

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MACIF trimaran

François Gabart onboard MACIF trimaran - photo © hocus-focus.bzh / Macif

The MACIF trimaran is awesome! Less than a month after the MACIF trimaran was launched again, everyone is amazed. The boat is sailing faster and is flying higher, as if she was brand new. This has impressed everyone. It would be an understatement to say that everything has gone well on board the MACIF trimaran since she was relaunched on ...

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Rolex Swan Cup 2018

ClubSwan50 Fleet, OneGroup and Mathilde on day 1 of the Rolex Swan Cup 2018 - photo © Rolex / Borlenghi

The 20th edition of the Rolex Swan Cup, which sees 110 Swan yachts from 17 countries racing, got underway today in the waters off Porto Cervo. While the three One Design classes completed windward-leeward races, the rest of the fleet sailed a coastal course of approximately 18 miles. The event is organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in collaboration ...

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