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Daily Archives: 07/03/2020

Round-the-Island Race in St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

2020 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta © Laurens Morel

It’s an annual highlight not only of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, but of the entire Caribbean yacht-racing circuit. The point-to-point round-St. Maarten race has something for everything: challenging currents and geographical features; wildly varying wind speeds and directions; inshore and offshore seaways; and this year, 148 competing yachts, all of which at times seem to be rounding the same ...

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2020 Puerto Vallarta Race

2020 Puerto Vallarta Race © Mark Albertazzi

Day two of San Diego Yacht Club’s 35th Puerto Vallarta Race started with a review of the race tracker to check on the progress of the Class 6 boats who started on Thursday. Over the first 18 hours of the race, Bill Hardesty’s Hobie 33 Sizzle led the pack, cutting over 150 miles off the course with an average of ...

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52 Super Series V&A Waterfront Cape Town regatta

2020 52 Super Series at Cape Town - Day 4 ©Nico Martinez / 52 Super Series

With no racing possible on the final day of the Odzala Discovery Camps 52 Super Series V&A Waterfront Cape Town regatta, the 2019 circuit champions Azzurra lift the first series title of the 2020 season. Racing in South Africa for the first time ever represented something of a voyage of discovery for the 52 Super Series owners and crews, but ...

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Transat CIC

Thomas Coville - Sodebo Ultim 3 - photo © Eloi Stichelbaut / Sodebo

The stakes will be high for all of the classes competing in the 60th anniversary edition of The Transat CIC. With a new course and some of the world’s best solo skippers wanting to test the water ahead of their Vendée Globe or Class40 preparations, the stakes will be high for all of the classes competing in the 60th anniversary ...

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RNZYS Youth America’s Cup

AC9F - Yachting Devlopments © Andrew Delves

There are now only a handful of entry spaces left available for the 2021 Youth America’s Cup after the initial early entry period closed on the 29th of February. The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron is delighted to announce that fifteen teams from twelve nations all over the world have already officially entered into the 2021 Youth America’s Cup. Nations ...

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40th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta


On a picture-perfect day for yacht racing, with bright sunshine and 14- to- 20-knot easterly trade-winds coursing over the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, the 40th Anniversary Edition of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta commenced today with a pair of races for all competitors in the racing, bareboat and multihull classes. The laid-back Island Time division for cruisers completed a ...

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