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Daily Archives: 05/10/2018

Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez

Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez day 4 - photo © Eugenia Bakunova / www.mainsail.ru

The sharing of passion is the perfect way to sum up the Nioulargue Spirit which is particularly prevalent on Thursdays at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez. From boat to boat, skipper to skipper, owner to owner, it’s about challenging one another for the sheer beauty of the gesture, for the pleasure of racing with intentions other than finishing ahead of a ...

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Farr 40 World Championship

Four boats approach the windward mark during the Farr 40 Pre-Worlds, which were held in strong winds on Lake Michigan on Wednesday and won by Struntje Light. - photo © Chicago Yacht Club

Alex Roepers is extremely proud of each and every one of the three world championships he’s captured as an owner-driver within the prestigious Farr 40 Class Association. If Roepers and his top-notch team aboard Plenty can secure another world title this year off Chicago it might mark their crowning achievement. That’s because the talent and depth of the fleet gathered ...

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International Masters Regatta champion

2017 International Masters Regatta day 1 - photo © Cynthia Sinclair

The International Masters Regatta will return to the San Diego Yacht Club on October 19-21, 2018 for a regatta with some of the greatest names in sailing. Legendary skippers from across the country are invited to a round-robin battle in supplied J/105s and will be vying for the title in the stadium of San Diego Bay. The International Masters Regatta ...

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Micro Tonner Championships

Micro Tonner Championships at Stour on day 1 © Philip Cunningham

Seven 18ft Micro class boats comprising 5 Gems and 2 Micro 18s, including Kelmar, a visiting boat from the South Coast, gathered at Manningtree’s Stour Sailing Club, for this annual two-day event, known in the UK as the Micro Worlds and Gem Nationals. Micro Tonners – the Gem having been designed by Rob Humphreys and the Micro 18 by Stephen ...

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