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Daily Archives: 20/05/2020

Rolex TP52 Worlds in September Puerto Portals

Day 5 - 2019 Rolex TP52 World Championship © Kurt Arrigo / Rolex

As the 52 Super Series racing fleet of TP52 grand-prix racing yachts returned today from Cape Town, South Africa, aboard the cargo ship BBC Dolphin in Valencia, Spain, circuit organisers have put plans in place to run the prestigious Rolex TP52 World Championship at the ever-popular Mallorcan venue of Puerto Portals from 15-19 September. Time and circumstances have conspired against ...

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Back up to Speed – America’s Cup

Te Kahu - Emirates Team New Zealand - Waitemata Harbour - February 19, 2020 © Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com

Emirates Team New Zealand are pulling back the time lost due to the COVID19 lockdown in New Zealand. Having lost several thousand man-hours from the construction program the team are trying to catch up to meet campaign deadlines. “We’ve taken on more staff and have bolstered our night crew – which is working well for us. Even in just the ...

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GC32 Racing Tour

The GC32s will return to Lagos for a third occasion this year, following their World Championship in 2019 © Jesus Renedo / Sailing Energy / GC32 Racing Tour

With the entire sporting world having been brought to a temporary standstill this year due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, the GC32 Racing Tour has also had to revise its schedule for 2020. During a recent multi-nation video conference between the Tour’s organisers and ten of the foiling catamaran teams, a fresh plan for the 2020 GC32 Racing Tour was agreed ...

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