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Sir Robin Knox-Johnston & INEOS TEAM UK

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston letí na Britannia © C Gregory / INEOS TEAM UK

Sir Ben Ainslie and the INEOS TEAM UK sailors take Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the first person to sail single-handed non-stop around the globe in 1969 (312 days solo at sea!), for his first foil. Sir Robin Knox-Johnston takes flight on ...

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NEW 40FT SAILING CATAMARAN ISLA 40 – FOUNTAINE PAJOT

Fountaine Pajot announces new 40ft sailing catamaran

Fountaine Pajot has just announced the release of a new entry-level sailing catamaran setting a new benchmark for innovation and productivity during the industry’s Covid-19 lockdown conditions. The shipyard has announced the new Isla 40 will replace the successful Lucia 40 sailing ...

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Melges 24 Offshore Race

Another Melges 24 Offshore Race in the books © Lexi Pline

Our second Doublehanded Offshore Race has come and gone. This July’s running of the race was a real training exercise for many of the competitors, some of whom had never raced offshore before. Competitors saw all kinds of conditions – ...

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World Championship 2021

Melges 24 fleet © U.S. Melges 24 Class Association

Thank you to everyone in advance who took the time to participate in our 2021 World Championship Survey. Your input and thoughtful feedback is invaluable in making critical decisions regarding the Worlds next year. In that same spirit, we turn ...

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52 Super Series 2020

Final day - Rolex TP52 World Championship on Bay of Palma © Nico Martinez / 52 Super Series

Organisers, team owners and stakeholders have taken the decision to cancel TP52 World Championship which were due to take place between 14th and 19th September in Puerto Portals, Mallorca. All of the parties involved have made very effort to set ...

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Crédit Mutuel wins Class 40s the Drheam Cup 2020

TEAM VENT DEBOUT, CRÉDIT MUTUEL ET RAGING-BEE PREMIERS EN TEMPS Drheam Cup 2020 © Thierry Martinez

A return to the competition, and the Class40s did not disappoint – a race full of suspense! At the head of the fleet, an intense duel was played out in the Irish Sea by Crédit Mutuel (Ian Lipinski) and Palanad ...

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Australian Yachting Championships 2021

Australian Yachting Championships © Beau Outteridge

The 2021 Australian Yachting Championships that were scheduled to be held in January next year have been postponed after a review by Australian Sailing. Australian Sailing will now be exploring options to hold the event from mid-2021. Several factors were ...

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Hobart Combined Clubs Winter Series

Reflections on the hull of War Games © Peter Campbell

Hobart Combined Clubs Winter Series – No wind, no race for return to sailing on River Derwent A windless Sunday morning disappointed the 350 skippers and crews of 53 yachts as they drifted on the River Derwent yesterday for the ...

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Drheam Cup -The Maxi Edmond de Rothschild

Maxi Edmond de Rothschild - Drheam Cup © E.Stichelbaut / Polaryse / Gitana S.A

What a pleasure to rekindle the ties with the intensity of competition! The beaming smiles of the six sailors aboard the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild said it all this Tuesday lunch time after crossing the finish line of the Drheam ...

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The Ocean Race

Leg 11, from Gothenburg to The Hague, start day 21 June, 2018. © Jesus Renedo / Volvo Ocean Race

The 14th running of the world’s toughest test of a team in sport will start in October 2022 with a Europe Race being considered for summer 2021. Organisers of The Ocean Race have confirmed the next edition of the Race ...

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