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Vendee Globe

Nick Maloney's 60 foot yacht aboard which he completed the Vendee Globe. © Nick Maloney

Nick Maloney was the first person to compete in offshore yachting’s three greatest challenges; the Vendee Globe, the Whitbread/Volvo Ocean Race, and the Jules Verne Trophy. Share his experiences aboard his IMOCA 60 as he sailed around the world, non-stop. ...

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Spinlock IRC Welsh Championship

Spinlock IRC Welsh Championships 2019 © Andy Green / www.greenseaphotography.co.uk

The Spinlock IRC Welsh Championship 2020 is scheduled to take place from Friday August 14th to Sunday August 16th. Despite the current restrictions, work is continuing from home on all of the organisational aspects of the championship, and we remain ...

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Giraglia Race

Rolex Giraglia Race 2019 © Event Media

Due to the persistence of the uncertainties resulting from the COVID 19 pandemic, which has affected all aspects of life of our society, including sporting events, with particular regard to the guidelines issued by the Italian and French Government, the ...

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BOAT WATERMAKER ZEN 30 Schenker watermakers is a leading manufacturer of high quality marine watermakers. Schenker watermakers are based on the new patented device named Energy Recovery System that allows to get a very low electric consumption, automatic operations, low noise ...

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Virtual Boat Show

The Ancasta Virtual Boat Show © Ancasta

Ancasta will be opening the doors to The Ancasta Virtual Boat Show on Tuesday 14th April 2020. The show will include the largest ever line-up of Groupe Beneteau products (Beneteau, Prestige, CNB & Lagoon Catamarans). Visitors will be able to ...

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ETNZ Isolation Challenge

Emirates Team New Zealand are eager to get back out on the water in their AC75 of which their fans are producing replicas. © ETNZ

Like so many millions around the world, we are also about to go into lockdown and will be looking for simple ways to keep our kids entertained. So we thought, why not share a few of our ‘special projects’ with ...

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ARC 2020

ARC Atlantic Rally - Welcome to Gran Canaria © World Cruising

World Cruising Club would like to assure ARC 2020 rally participants that we are continually monitoring the on-going situation regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. This is of course a rapidly changing situation and we are working to support current participants of ...

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Piracy news

2020 Q1 IMB Piracy Report © ICC International Maritime Bureau

Piracy and armed robbery a threat to ships’ crews, warns IMB Seafarers face continuing threats from pirates and armed robbers on the world’s seas, says the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB), reporting 47 attacks in the first three months of ...

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Race for Water

© Race For Water

Race for Water foundation postpones the Asian stopovers of the Odyssey The Board has decided to reschedule the Race for Water Odyssey stopovers, initially planned for the period between May to August 2020, to the last quarter of the year, ...

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With the Horizon E73 across the Tasman Sea

Horizon E73

When the captain of a super maxi high speed ocean racing yacht delivered a Horizon E73 from Australia’s Gold Coast to Auckland, New Zealand, he was pleasantly surprised with the yacht’s performance. “I must say that on the Horizon E73 ...

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