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Daily Archives: 06/10/2018

Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez

Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez day 6 - photo © Gilles Martin-Raget / www.martin-raget.com

Sailors who sail are happy sailors. Tired and happy, the 4,000 crew members competing in Saint Tropez are this evening struggling to grasp the fact that they’ve already competed in the last race of this exceptional 20th edition of Les Voiles this afternoon. The adrenalin of the fiercely contested racing is now slowly subsiding, after the tension of the long ...

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International Masters Regatta

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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World race aboard IMOCAs

Transat Jacques Vabre 2017, Imoca Initiatives-CÅ“ur, skippers Tanguy de Lamotte et Samantha Davies - photo © Vincent Curutchet

Accessible to interested teams since 1st October, the preliminary version of the Sailing Instructions for the next crewed round the world race with stopovers (previously known as the Volvo Ocean Race) has given us an insight into this event, which will take place in 2021-2022. The race will include two types of boat: IMOCAs with foils (launched after 2010 and ...

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Route du Rhum

Multi50 Arkema - Skipper Lalou Roucayrol (FR) © Vincent Olivaud / Team Arkema Lalou Multi

Lalou Roucayrol, the 54 year old Aquitaine-born skipper, will set off on 4 November on board his Multi50 Arkema trimaran, in the Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe. Following three consecutive podium places in three participations, the skipper’s ambitions are clear: to claim victory in this supreme event in solo ocean racing. With this performance in mind, as well as ...

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