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Daily Archives: 17/04/2019

75th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Start 2018 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race © Rolex / Studio Borlenghi

Entries are now open for the 2019 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, with the just-launched Notice of Race (NOR) encouraging sailors from around the world to join the historic 75th running of the ‘Everest’ of ocean racing. First conducted in 1945 from the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia in Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, the annual bluewater classic, which starts on Boxing ...

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The Ocean Race

Boris Herrmann, skipper of IMOCA Malizia © Jean-Marie LIOT

German sailor Boris Herrmann has plans to be on the start line of the 2021-22 edition of The Ocean Race. The IMOCA 60 sailor is putting together a campaign for the single-handed Vendée Globe, beginning in 2020, and plans to follow that up by taking on the fully-crewed challenge of The Ocean Race less than year later. “It’s a great ...

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