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Daily Archives: 10/01/2019

17th Royal Langkawi International Regatta

Day 1 - 2019 Royal Langkawi International Regatta © Andy Leong / RLIR

Sunny blue skies and wind conditions were in favour of sailing teams at the 17th Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2019 today, with winds between seven and 10 knots, gusting at 17 knots, around the Kuah Bras Habour Course. Emerging victorious in the Racing Class was non-other than Team Hollywood, skippered by Ray Roberts – at the top spot with a ...

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Golden Globe Race

Dutchman Mark Slats has been diligently whittling-down race leader Jean-Luc van den Heede’s once-unassailable lead since the Frenchman sustained rig damage in November © Christophe Favreau / Matmut / PPL

While the eyes of the international sailing world have recently been riveted on the annual, 628 nautical mile Rolex Sydney Hobart Race and on the significant news coming from the 36th Americas Cup, the fact remains that five out of the Golden Globe Race 2018s original 18 entrants are still pressing their era-specific vessels as quickly as possible to the ...

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Bella Mente Racing

The Maxi 72 Bella Mente during sea trials on Narragansett Bay off Newport, R.I. © James Lyne

Launched in September 2018, the new 72-foot Maxi yacht Bella Mente looks to be on course for attaining successes not unlike those achieved by its three previous namesakes owned and skippered by businessman and champion sailor Hap Fauth (Minneapolis, Minn./Naples, Fla.). Fauth and his all-star Bella Mente Racing Team are three-time Maxi 72 World champions shooting for a fourth world ...

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