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Daily Archives: 07/02/2020

Copa del Rey MAPFRE


In 2020, the 39th edition of the Copa del Rey MAPFRE will introduce the J/70 class at the showcase Mediterranean regatta that will be held in the waters of the Bay of Palma from the 1st to the 8th of August. As of this year, for the first time the 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE will incorporate the J70 class. ...

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Bruny Island Race 2020

Alive was well-sailed - Australian Yachting Championships 2020 © Beau Outteridge

Hobart yachtsmen Phillip Turner and Duncan Hine are aiming for a victorious farewell to their summer sojourn in southern Tasmanian waters with their 2018 Sydney Hobart winner Alive when they contest today’s historic Bruny Island race. The 89 nautical mile race, first held by the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania in 1898, starts at 9.30am from off the Hobart Regatta ...

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Caribbean Multihull Challenge 2020

Maserati © Sint Maarten Yacht Club

They are some of the most radical, cutting-edge boats on the planet, capable of slashing records and maintaining double-digit boat speeds for days or even weeks at a time. The 70-foot Multi OneDesign Class boasts some of the world’s best multihull sailors and provides some of yacht racing’s fastest, wildest competition. Yes, a powered-up MOD 70, as they are better ...

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Pacific Cup Yacht Race

Seattle WA - Pacific Cup Yacht Race - photo © Ronnie Simpson

From humble beginnings 40 years ago, the Pacific Cup Yacht Race has grown into an event which attracts top-tier sailing talent from not just the San Francisco Bay area but from all over the United States and beyond. In the record-setting 2016 race, Jens Kellinghusen’s globe-trotting Ker 56 Varuna VI showed up from Germany and blitzed to Hawaii in less ...

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