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Monthly Archives: September 2019

30th Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

The Maxi 72s, including the very latest example Hap Fauth's Bella Mente, are this year competing in the Mini Maxi Racer 1 class at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

47 of the world’s largest race boats (plus another six not racing) are gathered in Porto Cervo primed for tomorrow’s start of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. This year’s event marks the 30th edition of this most famous of maxi yacht events, organised between the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and the International Maxi Association, the World Sailing-recognised body that represents ...

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Rolex TP52 World Championship ~ Overall

Final day - Rolex TP52 World Championship on Bay of Palma - photo © Nico Martinez / 52 Super Series

Harm Müller-Spreer’s Platoon team won the Rolex TP52 World Championship title on the Bay of Palma today, but the German-flagged team, led by the Hamburg-based owner-driver did not make it easy for themselves as they had to contend with two additional penalty points that they were given for twice making contact with rival boats as well as two penalties for ...

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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week

Wine Dark Sea sailed to a five minute win on day 1 of SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2019 - photo © Andrea Francolini

A number of newcomers joined the multitude of repeat offenders for the opening day of Townsville Yacht Club’s (TYC) SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week (SMIRW), and although competitors waited for over an hour for the breeze to fill in, when it did, competitors agreed it was a superb afternoon of racing. PRO Denis Thompson kept competitors updated and sure enough, ...

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