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Daily Archives: 11/02/2020

McConaghy MC60

McConaghy MC60 - photo © McConaghy Boats

McConaghy MC60 at Miami International Boat Show Now at her new home in Florida and completing sea trials, the MC60 will be available for viewing in south Florida during the Miami Boat Show. Contact McConaghy Sales Director James Kinloch to arrange a private viewing. Email James or visit the McConaghy Multihulls stand at the show, location A245. McConaghy MC60 #2 delivered The ...

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Caribbean Multihull Challenge 2020

Caribbean Multihull Challenge SMYC / www.smyc.com

Recent years have seen a surge in the popularity of multihull sailing, ranging from ocean-capable, production and semi-custom cruising builds such as Gunboats and HH Catamarans, to smaller-but-plenty-capable catamarans and trimarans, to the envy-worthy ORMA 60s and MOD70s trimarans (and other racing-specific designs). While this newfound traction has afforded some multihulls their own starts at some regattas, the Caribbean Multihull ...

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49er, 49er FX & Nacra 17 World Championship 2020

Nacra 17 start on day two - 2020 49er, 49er FX & Nacra 17 World Championship © Jesus Renedo / Sailing Energy / World Sailing

Former German 49erFX teammates combine beautifully to lead on the first day of racing – much to their surprise. Tina Lutz’s regular crew Susann Beucke injured herself soon after the 2019 World Championship in Auckland and Lotta Wiemers agreed to step back into the boat to crew for the second half of the Down Under series of back-to-back world championships. ...

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Young 88 South Island Champs

Close fleet racing at last year's regatta © Young 88 Owners' Association

A record fleet of Young 88’s is expected in Lyttelton this year, sailing in the hotly contested North Sails Young 88 South Island Champs over the weekend of Feb 29th-March 1st. Last year’s event in Akaroa saw extremely close competition. Lyttelton local Craig Edwards and his team on Flying Machine were able to win the trophy off Akaroa based Harry Thurston and ...

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