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Daily Archives: 17/03/2020

JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship 2020

Shaw and Partners on day 3 the 2020 18ft Skiff JJ Giltinan Championship ©Frank Quealey

Three windward-return course races staged on Day 3 of the JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today produced three different winners in the light SE breeze. In the first race of the day (Race 3 of the championship) Shaw and Partners Financial Services (James Dorron, Harry Bethwaite, Tim Westwood) led all the way over the two-lap course to ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race 2020 cancelled

achts from 12 countries were on the startline of the 2019 Antigua Bermuda Race © Tobias Stoerkle - www.sailing-photography.com

After consultation with both the Governments of Antigua & Barbuda and Bermuda over the COVID-19 pandemic, we regret to announce the 2020 Antigua Bermuda Race has been cancelled. The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club in association with Antigua Sailing Week thank the support of the Bermuda Tourism Authority and Goslings Rum for their help in organizing the race and wish all ...

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Superyacht Challenge Antigua 2020 Overall

2020 Superyacht Challenge Antigua, Final Day - photo © Claire Matches / www.clairematches.com

After a vote from all competing boats, the Gosnell Trophy for the 2020 Superyacht Challenge Antigua has been awarded to John McMonigall’s Oyster 82 Zig Zag, skippered by Philip Howard-Smith. Class winners of the 2020 Superyacht Challenge Antigua are Oyster 885 Firebird skippered by James McDonald, Peter Harrison’s 115ft (35m) Farr ketch Sojana, and the 108ft (33m) Javier Jaudenes sloop ...

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2019-20 postponed

2019-20 Clipper Race fleet © Clipper Race

With the ongoing global outbreak of Covid-19 and the enormous impact it has created on world travel, the Clipper 2019-20 Race has been postponed with immediate effect. This decision has been in no way taken lightly. Our crew are currently under quarantine in Subic Bay, Philippines, where the Clipper Race fleet has been berthed since Sunday 15 March. The island ...

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Bermuda Gold Cup postponed to October

Argo Group Bermuda Gold Cup © World Match Racing Tour

Organizers for the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club’s Bermuda Gold Cup match racing regatta have postponed the celebratory 70th running to October due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and travel restrictions imposed around the world. The Bermuda Gold Cup is rescheduled to October from May, the dates to be announced. “This decision is based on the uncertainty and ...

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Melges 24 World Championship cancelled 2020

2019 Melges 24 World Championship in Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy © Pierrick Contin / IM24CA

The Organizing Committee announces the cancellation of the 2020 Melges 24 World Championship, that was expected to be held in Charleston, SC, USA on May 1-9, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The organizers deeply regret this situation with addressing the cancellation message of Laura Grondin, the Chair of the International Melges 24 Class Association. Dear Melges 24 sailors, In light of the ...

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