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Governor’s Cup 2020 cancellation

Governors-Cup-2020©-Mary-Longpre.jpg

Balboa Yacht Club today regretfully announced the cancellation of the Governor’s Cup Youth International Match Race Championship that had been scheduled for July 20-25. The Governor’s Cup is the oldest youth match racing event in the world, only two years ...

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Virtual Groupama Race

Virtual Race graphic © New Caledonia Groupama Race Media

Tame the tradewinds and overcome the pitfalls of a tough offshore race around the largest UNESCO recognised lagoon in the world as planned – almost. The virtual start of the seventh edition of the New Caledonia Groupama Race will take ...

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Billy Brannan rescue

Billy Brannan sailing his Vancouver 34 yacht Helena © Rachelle Turk

Interview by Emma Bullimore, BBS Sounds 06/06/20, with Billy Brannan, single-handed sailor whose yacht Helena was dismasted 500 miles short of home. Billy Brannan was solo sailing his Vancouver 34 yacht Helena back to the United Kingdom from Marigot Bay ...

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LIFE ON BOARD – Clipper Race

Clipper Race

The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race is the only event of its type. Anyone, even if they have never stepped on a boat before, can join the adventure. A Clipper 70 is not a place for the faint hearted ...

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Vector 50 M/Y EIV present shipyard Rossinavi

Rossinavi Vector 50 motor yacht EIV © Michele Chiroli

Italian shipyard Rossinavi has presented with a private ceremony in their facility of Viareggio EIV, a tailor-made superyacht commissioned by a private American owner which signals a major development for the yard. Previously known as Project Vector 50, EIV is ...

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PRIVILÈGE 510 SIGNATURE “D-LIGHT”

Privilège Signature 510

PRIVILÈGE INAUGURATES A VERY NEW VERSION – THE PRIVILÈGE 510 SIGNATURE “D-Light” The Privilège 510 Signature “D-Light” embodies technological excellence combining velocity and high-tech comfort. How? Thanks to lighter internal and external equipment. All the rigg, optimised and reviewed with ...

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Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy

Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy © Mirpuri Foundation

Final preparations underway for inaugural Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy Final preparations are under way for the inaugural Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy, the first health-controlled race of this kind in the world. Commencing on June 27, the sustainable two-day regatta will ...

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HUGO BOSS returns to the Water

HUGO BOSS at Haslar Marina - photo © Alex Thomson Racing

HUGO BOSS returns to the water as Alex Thomson and team re-commence training for Vendée Globe 2020 British sailor Alex Thomson has returned to the water onboard the new HUGO BOSS, the boat which he hopes will lead him to ...

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IMOCA Globe Series

The Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne is set to start on 4th July © Yvan Zedda / Défi Azimut

Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d’Olonne confirmed It’s confirmed. On Saturday 4th July, at 15:30hrs (French Time), 22 skippers from the IMOCA Class will indeed set sail on the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d’Olonne, a unique and enticing triangular course, which will take the fleet ...

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Cowes Week 2021

Cowes Week

After the excitement of announcing its first-ever sponsorship of Cowes Week 2020, sponsoring the trophy for the newly introduced Club Cruiser Class, the Cruising Association (CA), although saddened at the news that this iconic regatta has been cancelled this August, ...

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