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52 Super Series training in Valencia

52 Super Series Valencia Sailing Week © Nico Martinez / MartinezStudio

Reflecting the ever increasing level of competition among the 52 Super Series fleet of TP52s, eight international teams are training over the coming days on the waters off Valencia all trying to ensure that they are in the best competitive ...

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Edgartown Race Weekend 2019

Chip Hawkins' C&C 41 Caneel won its class in both the 'Round-the-Island Race and the 'Round-the-Buoy races at last year's Edgartown Race Weekend. © Cate Brown

This three-day competition starts with ‘Round-the-Buoy races on Thursday and Friday and concludes with two independently scored distance races on Saturday: the renowned 56 nautical mile ‘Round-the-Island Race, which is one of America’s oldest distance races, and the 20 nautical ...

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Ida Lewis Distance Race 2019

The Reichel/Pugh 63 Gambler, with sailors from the Young American Sailing Academy in Rye, N.Y., sailing last year's Ida Lewis Distance Race. © Michele Almeida/MISTE Photography

Ida Lewis Distance Race 2019 scheduled for August 16 start A late-summer sailing tradition loved by grand prix racers and cruising sailors alike, the annual Ida Lewis Distance Race is scheduled to start on Friday, August 16, 2019. Classes for IRC, PHRF, ...

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Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta

Light winds on Biscayne Bay forced the 128 Star sailors to take it easy on Day 2 of the Bacardi Cup Regatta - photo © Martina Orsini

Despite the weather forecast predicting the day’s outcome, this morning everyone was still hoping a light wind race would be achievable. But, with no breeze and nothing forecast, the Race Committee called it a day at around 11:30 AM and ...

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26th annual St. Croix International Regatta

Racing action at the St. Croix International Regatta - photo © Image courtesy of the St. Croix International Regatta/Trish Rhodes

In late 2008, I underwent the first of two rather unpleasant surgeries that were aimed at fixing a shoulder that I utterly ruined rock climbing and doing bow on keelboats, so, come the winter of 2009, cabin fever set in ...

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Airlie Beach Race Week 2019

The scenery and the sailing take your breath away - 2018 Airlie Beach Race Week - photo © Andrea Francolini

Entries have opened for Airlie Beach Race Week Festival of Sailing 2019, and Ray ‘Hollywood’ Roberts was the first to take advantage, putting his name to paper for the Whitsunday Sailing Club (WSC) hosted Festival of Sailing to be held ...

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Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta

2019 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta © Paul Todd / Outside Images

The Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design Regatta series returns to San Diego March 15 to 17. San Diego Yacht Club and Coronado Yacht Club will host the 21st edition of the NOOD regatta. More than 100 racing teams will ...

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U.S. Melges 24 Class National Ranking Series

2018 Sperry Charleston Race Week - Day 1 © Andew Sims

The U.S. Melges 24 Class Association (USM24CA) is proud to announce the long-awaited and much-anticipated National Ranking Series for 2019. The eight-part Series spans the North American continent featuring a wide variety of racing opportunities, from multi-class events to dedicated Melges 24 regattas. At ...

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Golden Globe Race

Uku Randmaa - back up to speed after a week of frustrating calms - Golden Globe Race, Day 218 © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR

Third placed Estonian sailor Uku Randmaa has had the wind gods wih him this past week, and after chalking up a number of 130+ mile days, is now within 600 miles of the finish and due back in Les Sables ...

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39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

2019 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - Day 4 - photo © Laurens Morel / www.saltycolours.com

It’s been four days of awesome sailing, leaving competitors with unforgettable memories of sparkling azure blue seas, sandy white beaches and windswept ragged rocks. The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta delivered on its promise of four days of serious sailing, with ...

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