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Daily Archives: 13/02/2020

40th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, final day © Laurens Morel

From the earliest beginnings of yacht racing, one of the most controversial aspects has been the creation and implementation of rating rules. The idea behind rating rules is to “level the playing field” by handicapping the fleet so a wide variety of yachts can compete fairly and equitably with one another. Elsewhere in the watery world, rating rules come and ...

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Superyacht Cup Palma

Magic Carpet 3 at Voiles de St Tropez © Gilles Martin-Raget

Competition is on the cards as Superyacht Cup Palma welcomes exciting new Performance Class entries WallyCento Magic Carpet3 and performance cruiser Ghost finalising plans to join the fleet Vitters Service and A+T Instruments join SYC as Silver Partners Thursday Race Day sponsor Pantaenius Yacht Insurance returns as supporter New Superyacht Cup Palma entry Magic Carpet3 was attracted to the 24th edition of ...

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BVI Spring Regatta 2020

Mixing it up - racing on a wide variety of courses is a unique aspect of the BVI Spring Regatta - photo © Alastair Abrehart

Superb racing competition, conditions and camaraderie await sailors of all levels at the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival. In just six weeks, some 800 sailors and crew from around the world will descend on the beautiful island of Tortola to take advantage of springtime Caribbean race conditions. Trade breezes. Sun. Warm Water. “The BVI is the mecca for sailing ...

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Miami International Boat Show

Nautitech Catamarans

The US boat show with the emphasis on multihulls For more than 70 years, the Miami International Boat Show has been the unmissable event in American boating. Among the boats on display, multihulls – both sailing and power – are taking up more space every year… all the more reason to enjoy a sunny on-water show! For years, the show ...

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America’s Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand lift the America's Cup © World Sailing

America’s Cup~Match Conditions and Dates confirmed for Match and Prada Cup Following a successful mediation, the America’s Cup Defender and Challenger of Record have come to an agreement on the Match Conditions for the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada. The two sides came to a consensus after engaging in an official mediation process run by the America’s Cup Arbitration ...

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