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Viper 640 World Championship

Jerwood under pressure in Practice Race 2, declared a dead heat with Justin Scott on day 1 of the Viper 640 Worlds Practice Regatta at Perth © Bernie Kaaks

Alamitos Bay Yacht Club (Long Beach, CA) will be hosting the 2019 Viper 640 World Championship powered by Goslings from August 17-24, 2019. The host of the Viper’s 2014 North American Championship and the home of the world’s largest fleet ...

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Mersea Week 2019

Mersea Week 2019 ©Chrissie Westgate

The 46th annual Mersea Week finished on Friday 16th August, and like most sailing around the country, the racing was held in pretty tough conditions – quite a contrast to the sunshine and sea breezes enjoyed by competitors last year. ...

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Nordic Folkboat Gold Cup 2019

Nordic Folkboat Gold Cup 2019 - photo © Soren Wiegand

The 77th annual Folkboat Gold Cup was hosted by Aarhus Sailing Club, utilising the Danish sailing centre, world class facilities, which only last year hosted the World Sailing Championships. The Folkboat Gold Cup is in essence the unofficial world championship ...

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Cowes Week 2019

Cowes Week 2019 - Day 4 - photo © Tom Hicks / www.solentaction.com

Competitors enjoyed a classic day of Solent racing today, with the race area largely bathed in sunshine and a west south-westerly breeze that built from 10 knots in the morning to gusts of nearing 20 by mid afternoon. For the ...

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Rolex Fastnet Race family

Contessa 32 Assent © Paul Wyeth

Rolex Fastnet Race family dynasty: Watch Hattie Rogers’ video from onboard Assent Watch Hattie Rogers’ fantastic video from Assent in the Rolex Fastnet Race – the smallest boat in the fleet. Hattie sailed with her father Simon, uncle Kit and ...

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The Round Martinique Regatta 2020

Round Martinique Regatta © Event Media

The Round Martinique Regatta 2020: A Sailing Tour around Martinique combining racing and a rally Following the great success of this year’s Round Martinique Regatta, the organisers of the event are already hard at work preparing for the 35th edition ...

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Lysekil Women’s Match Overall

Day 4 - Lysekil Women's Match 2019 ©Dan Ljungsvik / LWM

This year’s edition of Lysekil Women’s Match – the world’s greatest match racing competition for female sailors – is over. Lucy Macgregor, with her Team Mac, sailed home the gold in Lysekil Women’s Match, and this year’s Women’s Match Racing ...

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National 18 UK and Ireland Championships

National 18 UK and Ireland Championships at Royal Findhorn Yacht Club © RFYC

National 18 sailors converged in usual strong spirit at the Royal Findhorn Yacht Club, to compete in their annual UK and Ireland Championships from 28th July to 2nd August. Findhorn is a hidden gem nestling amongst the sand dunes of ...

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2019 Sinebrychoff International 6 Metre World Championship

2019 Sinebrychoff International 6 Metre World Championship - Day 3 ©www.sailpix.fi

As the boats left the dock for the fourth day of competition at the 2019 Sinebrychoff 6 Metre World Championship in Hanko, Finland, there was a palpable sense of tension and anticipation. Ahead of the competitors lay two final races ...

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Rolex Fastnet Race 2019 Overall

Multihull race start - Rolex Fastnet Race 2019 - photo © Carlo Borlenghi

The Rolex Fastnet Race is one of sailing’s ultimate challenges: a racecourse that has achieved mythic status, a turning mark that is a true icon in sport and a near 100-years of history and tradition. By winning the 2019 race, ...

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