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Daily Archives: 07/09/2020

IMOCA Class meeting

Groupe APICIL - photo © Christophe Launay / Groupe APICIL

IMOCA general meeting choses the way forward with a full race programme for 2021-2025 cycle The IMOCA Class meeting marking the end of the summer holidays was held on Thursday 27th August using virtual technology. This meeting enabled the members of the Class to carry out an early appraisal of what has happened in 2020, to vote on the next ...

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Vendée Globe & Alex Thomson

Alex Thomson - Hugo Boss - Vendée Globe © Lloyd Images

Meet the Vendée Globe skippers: Alex Thomson Starting the Vendée Globe for his fifth time and as a solo sailor who really has built a global following, he needs no introduction. He grew up in Wales initially where he developed his love of sailing fast as a windsurfer. When he took a team to victory on the 1999 Clipper Race ...

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Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race

Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race © RPAYC

Moonen Yachts Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race postponed to 2022 It is with great disappointment that the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club and Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron announce the postponement of the Moonen Yachts Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race, until January 2022. “The restrictions of movement, immigration and quarantine requirements around the Covid-19 pandemic have meant that the race ...

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