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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week

The Hanse bridgade - Y Knot chases Lunacy - SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week - photo © Andrea Francolini / SMIRW

Paul Clitheroe finally got the ‘Balance’ right today – missed all the holes to win the final race in IRC at SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week today. but it was David Fuller’s Vamp, which already had the series stitched up ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72 Worlds

German Dieter Schön's MOMO is defending the World Champion and favourite in the Maxi 72s. - photo © Rolex / Studio Borlenghi

Racing sets sail tomorrow at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship at its traditional venue for the past 38 years of Porto Cervo, Sardinia. Here the fleet will compete on a mix of windward-leewards and ...

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Optimist World Championship at Famagusta Nautical Club 2018

2018 Optimist World Championship © Matias Capizzano

The Qualification Series is complete at the 2018 Optimist World Sailing Championships, taking place in Limissol, Cyprus. After the completion of six races the 258 sailors from 58 Nations have now been sorted into the Gold, Silver, Bronze and Emerald ...

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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week

Infarrction gets amongst it - SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2018 - photo © Andrea Francolini

The weather played havoc with plans to sail a Strand Bay Race at Townsville Yacht Club’s SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week today, but Principal Race Officer Denis Thompson and his team had a trick or two up their sleeves, and ...

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World ARC

2018 World ARC - Darwin © World Cruising

After three weeks free cruising, Australia’s famed Great Barrier Reef, stopping at the famous Early Beach enjoying one of the whitest sand beach in the world, White Heaven Beach, all the 22 boats have finally arrived in Darwin. On arrival ...

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America’s Cup test boat T5

Ben Ainslie and Giles Scott sail T5 (surrogate Quant 28 mimicing the AC75) in the Solent © HARRY KH / INEOS TEAM UK

31 August INEOS Team UK Team Principal and Skipper Ben Ainslie and Giles Scott will sail the T5 as part of a testing session. On the day that the America’s cup began back in 1851, the British Challenger for the ...

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Transatlantic Race 2019

Constantin Claviez' Swan 441 Charisma - photo © Daniel Forster / NYYC

Transatlantic Race 2019 fleet growing steadily as early entry deadline approaches With the deadline for early entries — and a savings of $1,000 off the entry fee — approaching, the confirmed fleet for the Transatlantic Race 2019 includes a diverse ...

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