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Nations Trophy Mediterranean League~ Scarlino Swan One Design

The Nations Trophy Mediterranean League ©Martina Orsini

Hot on the heels of an intriguing opener to The Nations Trophy Mediterranean League 2019 in Monaco, comes Italy’s opportunity to host a round of the four-stage competition. Marina di Scarlino, situated on the lush, green Tuscan coastline, provides the ...

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Original Single Handed Transatlantic Race

Original Single Handed Transatlantic Race © rwyc.org

OSTAR and TWOSTAR in 2020 With the start of the next Original Single Handed Transatlantic Race (OSTAR) and Two Handed Transatlantic Race (TWOSTAR) just a year away, entries and enquiries are flooding in. With the scheduled start in Plymouth UK ...

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Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille

Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille

Pamala Baldwin, owner of the J/122 Liquid, frequently races the Caribbean circuit but until this regatta she and young Skipper Jules White hadn’t quite cracked the top of the podium. She added Mike Giles as tactician and coach to complement ...

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Record Regata dei Tre Golfi and Rolex Capri Sailing Week 2019

Capri's biggest fan, Sir Peter Ogden returns with an elongated Jethou, now with a 77ft LOA - Rolex Capri Sailing Week - photo © Gianfranco Forza

At least 27 maxi yachts will take to the Bay of Naples and its surrounding waters over 10-18 May for Rolex Capri Sailing Week. Maxi yachts this year representing such a significant percentage of the 150 boat fleet is partly ...

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Transpac Tahiti Race 2020

World class sailing in Tahiti © Bertand Duquenne

Even though still over a year away, excitement is building for the 16th edition of the Transpac Tahiti Race 2020 starting on 28 May 2020. Already five entries representing a broad range of boat types have signed on to compete ...

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Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille

2019 Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille - photo © Christophe Jouany

The 10th edition of Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille delivered a perfect ’10’ across all categories: great breeze and challenging race courses, shoreside fun, and even three perfect scorelines within the nine classes racing: Peter Harrison’s Sorcha (Maxi ...

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Brisbane to Gladstone Race record

MOD Beau Geste at the Start line - 55th Brisbane to Gladstone Multihull Yacht Race 2019 © Chris Dewar

MOD Beau Geste Racing sets new Brisbane to Gladstone Race record The 70 foot MOD70 Beau Geste has set a new race record of 15h, 26m, 52s, beating the record set in 2012 by Sean Langman on the ORMA 60 ...

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Hempel World Cup Series Genoa

Vilma Bobeck and Malin Tengström - Hempel World Cup Series Genoa © Jesus Renedo / Sailing Energy / World Sailing

The scene has been set for the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Medal Races at Hempel World Cup Series Genoa following the conclusion of fleet racing in the Italian city. The fifth day of competition in Genoa saw a long ...

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Brisbane to Gladstone Race

Ichi Ban is the reigning overall champ and keen to go back to back. © Beth Morley / www.sportsailingphotography.com

Around half an hour into the 2019 Brisbane to Gladstone Race, Mat Allen’s Botin 52 lost her rig. This has put paid to there hopes of securing a hat trick of overall wins in the event. She was heading out ...

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WMRT World Championship final

Six-time Match Racing World Champion Ian Williams (GBR), Team GAC Pindar © Ian Roman

The World Match Racing Tour has announced the skipper line-up for the 2018-2019 WMRT Championship Final from 3-7 July in Marstrand, Sweden hosted by the GKSS Match Cup Sweden. The list of world class sailors features three former match racing ...

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