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Midwinter Championship 2019

2019 J 105 Midwinter Championship © RegattaShots.com

The J/105 Midwinter Championship returned to the calendar this year as 11 teams competed at Fort Worth Boat Club in Fort Worth, TX from March 7-10. Locals Glenn Darden and Reese Hillard led the Hoss team to victory with 24 ...

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NOOD Regatta

Chip Merlin's experience sailing an RS21 © RS Sailing

Starting a new sailing class isn’t a simple recipe. But if the boat is easy to sail, fast to drive, and fun to race, it just might catch on. Enter the newest small keel boat: the RS21, which made its ...

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92nd Bacardi Cup

2019 Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta © Martina Orsini

The 92nd Bacardi Cup is history. Eric Doyle and Payson Infeliz sailed incredibly consistently to win. There were 8 Gold Stars (past world champions) in the fleet of 65 teams from over 15 countries. Magnus and I had a rough ...

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Los Angeles Harbor Cup 2019

2019 Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup regatta - Day 3 - photo © Bronny Daniels / JoySailing

The College of Charleston Cougars have triumphed at the 2019 Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup regatta, impressively pulling off podium finishes in nine of ten races over the three-day event. California State University Maritime Academy placed second; Ireland’s Cork ...

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Golden Globe Race

Les Sables d'Olonne in sight! One and All reaching down towards the finish line under a reefed genoa - Golden Globe Race, Day 252 © Jane Zhou / GGR / PPL

Uku Randmaa crossed the Les Sables d’Olonne finish line at 09:00 UTC today to secure third place in Golden Globe Race. Thousands lined the river entrance to catch a glimpse of this quiet spoken 56 year old Estonian solo circumnavigator ...

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Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup 2019

Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup regatta day 2 © Bronny Daniels / JoySailing

The College of Charleston Cougars pounced to the top of the leaderboard on Day Two of racing in the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup Regatta hosted by Los Angeles Yacht Club. California State University Maritime Academy slipped to second, ...

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39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

Varsovie - 39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta © Event Media

Varsovie is a Swan 100S raced by Tomek Ulatowski from Poland. With a totally amateur crew, Tomek races Varsovie at all the major events in the Caribbean. This year at the 39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, Varsovie offered places on ...

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18ft Skiff JJ Giltinan Championship

ASCC holds off a strong early challenge by Asko Appliances - 2019 JJ Giltinan Championship - photo © Frank Quealey

The New Zealand champion ASCC team of Josh Porebski, Jack Simpson, Dave Hazard, produced a brilliant performance to win Race 8 of the Winning Group 2019 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour. Despite the brilliance of the ASCC ...

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Terry Hutchinson on American Magic ~ America’s Cup

NYYC American Magic will use Quantum Sails - Pensacola, Florida - February 2019 - photo © Amory Ross

Not surprisingly Hutchinson is very coy about speeds reached by the Mule. “Going to have to pass on that one,” is the inevitable response to the question that had to be asked. “She goes very well. More than 40kts. We ...

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Farr 40 Australian Open Series National Championship

Good Form and Edake on day 1 of the Farr 40 Australian Open Series National Championship - photo © Tilly Lock

Day one of the Farr 40 National Championship: John Calvert-Jones Trophy presented by Hacer Group went to Tom and Alan Quick’s Outlaw, the Sydney team’s ambitions crystal clear on a breezy Sydney Harbour. In building nor’easters Outlaw seized three bullets ...

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