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Monthly Archives: May 2019

Antigua Bermuda Race 2019

Morgen Watson and Meg Reilly's Pogo 12.50 from Canada took third place in CSA - 2019 Antigua Bermuda Race - photo © Tobias Stoerkle

With all yachts accounted for in the 2019 Antigua Bermuda Race, Giles Redpath’s Lombard 46 Pata Negra (GBR), skippered by Andy Liss, has posted the best corrected time under IRC, winning the Warrior Trophy. In a dramatic finish for second place, Peter Grueterich’s xP-44 Xpatriate (USA) corrected out to take runner-up by just 21 minutes after over five days of ...

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Tour Voile 2019

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2019 Tour Voile: 23 teams ready to put on a show Key points: Start in Dunkirk on 5th July / Finish in Nice on 21st July 17 days of adrenaline and unrelenting battles Victory will distinguish the best all-round sailors New: mixed classification and territorial identifications A celebration shared on land with spectators All the information is available in the ...

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Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous

Perini Navi to attend third Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous © Perini Navi

Perini Navi, one of the world’s leading designers and builders of sailing and motor superyachts, is taking part in the exclusive and international Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous at Viareggio between May 9 and 12. Three Perini sailing yachts will be in port for the Rendez-Vous: the 46m ketch Antara, the 48m aluminium ketch Morning Glory and Is a Rose, a 50m ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race 2019

Pata Negra - 2019 Antigua Bermuda Race, Day 6 © Tobias Stoerkle / www.sailing-photography.com

Six yachts are expected to finish the 2019 Antigua Bermuda Race today, Monday 13 May. Afansay Isaev’s Grand Mistral 80 Maxi Weddell (RUS) is expected to finish around midday taking second place in Line Honours, but Weddell will be outside the IRC corrected time set by SHK Scallywag. Three yachts are in a thrilling battle to win the Warrior Trophy ...

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Capri Classica 2019

Mariette of 1915 closes on the Faraglioni prior to claiming round one of the Schooner Cup Series - Capri Classica 2019 © Gianfranco Forza

Mariette of 1915 and Naema are schooner winners at Capri Classica 2019 Racing between the giant schooners concluded on Saturday in Capri with the first round of the Schooner Cup Series. For 2019 this comprises single races here in Capri and at September’s Monaco Classic Week and Les Voiles de St Tropez where the winner will be awarded the Schooner ...

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Women’s Regatta 2019

MHYC Women's Regatta 2019 ©Marg Fraser Martin

Middle Harbour Yacht Club Women’s Regatta 2019 Three races were completed for the MHYC Women’s Regatta in south-west to southerly breezes mainly 10-15 knots. Race Officer Elaine Fowler and the Middle Harbour Race Management Team had two short windward leeward races in the bag by 1pm, enabling a short rest before the passage race was under way at 2pm. With ...

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Bermudes 1000 Race

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It was at 1700hrs local time on Thursday 9th May that the start was given for the Bermudes 1000 Race, the first event in the 2019 Globe Series. Conditions were ideal for the seventeen sailors competing (13 men and 4 women), with a twelve-knot westerly wind. Ahead of them, 2000 miles of sailing to Brest after rounding the Fastnet Rock ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race 2019

Lombard 46 Pata Negra (GBR) skippered by Andy Liss - Antigua Bermuda Race - photo © Tobias Stoerkle

Blast reaching in the tropics is hard to better, and for the first day and night of the 2019 Antigua Bermuda Race, the international fleet have had their fill. However, Mother Nature is about to deliver a speed bump that will bring a tactical and skilful element to the 935 nautical mile oceanic race to Bermuda. All yachts in the ...

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Capri Classica

Action stations on board Mariette of 1915 © Blue Passion / ISA

Capri Classica ~ Mega-schooner match race on the Bay of Naples Out on a sunny but chilly Bay of Naples, there was a remarkably action-packed opening day of racing at the inaugural Capri Classica, with lead changes galore, a David v Goliath competition and an encounter with a Neapolitan fishing net best forgotten. Organised by the Circolo Remo e Vela ...

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Red Bull Sailing & GC32 Racing Tour Campaign

Red Bull Sailing Team is campaigned by Austrian sports legends, double Olympic Tornado gold medallists Roman Hagara and Hans-Peter Steinacher. © Dean Treml / Red Bull Content Pool

The GC32 Racing Tour will be a playground for the best of the best in 2019, and Hagara and Steinacher’s experience makes Red Bull Sailing one of the favorites even before the five-stop season gets under way in Sardinia at the end of this month. Besides their Olympic success in Sydney and Athens, the pair have competed in the America’s ...

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