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Daily Archives: 01/11/2018

Route du Rhum

Maxi Edmond de Rothschild - Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe © Eloi Stichelbaut

In five days, time, the 11th Route du Rhum will set sail. The start is scheduled for 13:00 GMT on Sunday 4 November offshore of the Pointe du Grouin, unless the weather decides otherwise! Having arrived in Saint Malo this Tuesday morning, the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild has finally been able to take up position in the city’s outer harbour ...

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2018 Video Etchells Worlds Wrap Up

The two wine glasses. The one who finishes lower in the standings is the one buying – and it is not cheap - on the final day of the 2018 Etchells World Championship © Mitchell Pearson / SurfSailKite

The 2018 Etchells World Championship based out of Brisbane’s Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron got a full compliment of nine races in for the 94-boat armada that sailed on Moreton Bay. Well done to all who attended, and the many, many Volunteers that it made it all possible. A big shout out to Ross and Kevin Wilson (IROs) for making the ...

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Sailors League Nations Gold Cup

SSL Nations Gold Cup © Star Sailors League

It’s been about a week since the official presentation of the SSL Nations Gold Cup in Lorient, France, at the Yacht Racing Forum, when Mateusz Kusznierewicz and the Star Sailors League team presented to the public and media the SSL Nations Gold Cup, the last block of the Star Sailors League circuit, created in 2013, that received the World Sailing ...

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Red Bull Foiling Generation

Participants race during the national qualifier of the Red Bull Foiling Generation in Maurach, Lake Achensee, Austria - photo © Sebastian Marko / Red Bull Content Pool

A global lineup of top young sailors from 16 countries and five continents are feverishly preparing to face off in the second-ever Red Bull Foiling Generation World Final, which will fly at Miami, USA on 9-11 November 2018. The climax of the planet’s largest youth sailing program, directed by double Olympic champions Roman Hagara and Hans Peter Steinacher, will crown ...

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