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Monthly Archives: December 2020

Plymouth Lonely Rock Race 2021

Plymouth Lonely Rock Race 2021 © RWYC

The Royal Western Yacht Club is delighted to launch the Plymouth Lonely Rock Race 2021. The Original Lonely Rock Race (OLR) 2020 successfully took place in the most adverse conditions. The Original Lonely Rock Race (OLR) 2020 successfully took place in the most adverse conditions. The race was put together to continue the legacy of the ‘Fastnet Race’ course, the ...

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New Hobart Yacht Race record

Alive sailing to the finish line to take line honours in the TasPorts Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race © Steve Shield

Alive breaks TasPorts Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race record Tasmanian entrant Alive, owned by Phil Turner, has set a new race record in the TasPorts Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race. Alive, skippered by Duncan Hine and sailing with a mostly Tasmanian crew, finished the race at 19:30:52 on Monday 28 December 2020, with a corrected time of one day, eight ...

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New Solaris 60

The Solaris 60 can be a comfortable cruiser or an offshore racer in the Mini-Maxi class. High performance in both cases. © Solaris Yachts

Virtual visit of the new Solaris 60 There is a delicate balance between performance and pleasure. A fast line with a technical and empathetic trait represents the style of the boat: innate elegance. She is the result of an intensive and careful study of the real needs of those who know how to experience the emotion of sailing. This lets ...

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Busan Super Cup International Yacht Race 2020

2020 Busan Super Cup International Yacht Race © Busan Super Cup 2020 International Yacht Race

This year’s Busan Super Cup International Yacht Race is the 15th event hosted by Busan Metropolitan City and organized by the Busan Sailing Federation. The event was sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Korea Sports Promotion Foundation, and the Korea Sailing Federation. The competition took place from the 12th till the 15th of November, followed by ...

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Vendée Globe Day 52

Charlie Dalin on Apivia during the Vendée Globe ©Charlie Dalin / Apivia #VG2020

Vend√©e Globe Day 52 morning update: Compacting in the South Pacific Tunnel to Cape Horn.¬†In the strong, following W’ly wind and with the leading duo electing to stay north slightly – around 50 deg- the top of the fleet have compacted slightly more. Charlie Dalin (APIVIA) – who slowed yesterday to consolidate his foil box repairs yesterday – has caught ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Flashback Montage

Winning powers south ‚Äď RSHYR 2018 ¬© Crosbie Lorimer | Bow Caddy Media

In the context of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race’s unbroken record of 75 consecutive races, the 17 years of the Bow Caddy Team’s coverage of the event makes us relative rookies on scene still! Like so many who are involved with or follow this ocean classic our team has been feeling at something of a loose end in 2020 ...

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No Plastic Waste Voyage & Jon Sanders

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Jon Sanders departed Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron on the morning of 24th December 2020 on the last leg of his historic 11th circumnavigation. Dear Voyage Supporters After clearing Sydney Harbour Jon sailed further offshore into 13kt easterly winds before heading south. Jon will continue south through Christmas Day and Boxing Day when the southerly winds are predicted to abate and ...

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Vendée Globe Day 50

Romain Attanasio - Vend√©e Globe Day 48 ¬©Romain AttanasioAri Huusela, Stark - Vend√©e Globe Day 48 ¬©Ari Huusela / StarkKojiro Shiraishi, DMG Mori Global One - Vend√©e Globe Day 48 ¬©Kojiro Shiraishi / DMG Mori Global OneSt√©phane Le Diraison on Time for Oceans - Vend√©e Globe Day 47 ¬©Stephane Le DiraisonCharlie Dalin - Apivia - Vend√©e Globe ¬©Charlie Dalin / ApiviaIsabelle Joschke - Vend√©e Globe ¬©Isabelle Joschke / MACSFIsabelle Joschke - Vend√©e Globe ¬©Isabelle Joschke / MACSFIsabelle Joschke - Vend√©e Globe ¬©Isabelle Joschke / MACSFSeaexplorer - Yacht Club de Monaco - Vend√©e Globe ¬©Holly CovaVend√©e Globe Position Report 21H00 UTC 23/12/2020 ¬©#VG2020Isabelle Joschke (MACSF) during the Vend√©e Globe ¬©Isabelle Joschke #VG2020Ma√ģtre Coq - Vend√©e Globe ¬©Jean-Marie LIOT / Ma√ģtre CoqVend√©e Globe ¬©Jeremie Lecaudey / BPCEBenjamin Dutreux - Vend√©e Globe ¬©Benjamin DutreuxVend√©e Globe ¬©Ch BreshiVend√©e Globe ¬©Charles Drapeau ILP VisionYannick Bestaven leads the Vend√©e Globe ¬©Jean-Marie Liot / Matre Coq #VG2020Thomas Ruyant / LinkedOut - Vend√©e Globe ¬©Thomas Ruyant / LinkedOutVend√©e Globe Position Report 17H00 UTC 21/12/2020 ¬©#VG2020Maxime Sorel at Macquarie Island in the Vend√©e Globe ¬©Maxime Sorel / VandB - Mayenne #VG2020Pip Hare - Vend√©e Globe ¬©Pip Hare / MedalliaVend√©e Globe Position Report 17H00 UTC 20/12/2020 ¬©#VG2020Yannick Bestaven crosses the Antimeridian first in the Vend√©e Globe ¬©#VG2020Vend√©e Globe Position Report 04H00 UTC 20/12/2020 ¬©#VG2020Vend√©e Globe Day 42 ¬©Alexis CourcouxVend√©e Globe Position Report 21H00 UTC 18/12/2020 ¬©#VG2020Giancarlo Pedote, skipper Prysmian Group - Vend√©e Globe ¬©Martina OrsiniGiancarlo Pedote, skipper Prysmian Group - Vend√©e Globe ¬©Jean-Marie LiotGiancarlo Pedote, skipper Prysmian Group - Vend√©e Globe ¬©Jean-Marie LiotCharlie Dalin still in 1st place - Vend√©e Globe ¬©Charlie Dalin / ApiviaVend√©e Globe: Cape to Cape ¬©PlanetSailVend√©e Globe Position Report 17H00 UTC 17/12/2020 ¬©#VG2020Louis Burton on Bureau Vall√©e 2 during the Vend√©e Globe ¬©Stephane Maillard #VG2020Vend√©e Globe Position Report 21H00 UTC 16/12/2020 ¬©#VG2020LinkedOut - Vend√©e Globe ¬©Pierre Bouras / TR RacingVend√©e Globe Position Report 17H00 UTC 15/12/2020 ¬©#VG2020Thomas Ruyant on LinkedOut takes the lead in the Vend√©e Globe ¬©Pierre Bouras / TR Racing #VG2020Vend√©e Globe ¬©Yannick Bestaven / Maitre CoqVend√©e Globe Position Report 21H00 UTC 14/12/2020 ¬©#VG2020Two large tears in a headsail for Maxime Sorel aboard V&B Mayenne in the Vend√©e Globe ¬©Maxime Sorel / V And B Mayenne #VG2020LinkedOut - Vend√©e Globe ¬©Pierre Bouras / TR RacingSeaexplorer - Yacht Club de Monaco - Vend√©e Globe ¬©Holly CovaVend√©e Globe Position Report 17H00 UTC 13/12/2020 ¬©#VG2020Charlie Dalin on Apivia leads past Cape Leeuwin in the Vend√©e Globe ¬©Charlie Dalin / Apivia #VG2020Vend√©e Globe Position Report 17H00 UTC 08/12/2020 ¬©#VG2020Yannick Bestaven (Ma√ģtre Coq IV) - Vend√©e Globe Day 35 ¬©Yannick Bestaven / Ma√ģtre Coq IVVend√©e Globe Position Report 17H00 UTC 11/12/2020 ¬©#VG2020Fabrice Amedeo on Newrest - Art & Fen√™tres during the Vend√©e Globe ¬©Pierre Bouras #VG2020Vend√©e Globe Position Report 08H00 UTC 11/12/2020 ¬©#VG2020Boris Herrman on Seaexplorer - Yacht Club De Monaco during the Vend√©e Globe ¬©Jean-Marie Liot / #VG2020Vend√©e Globe Position Report 17H00 UTC 10/12/2020 ¬©#VG2020

At less than one day from Point Nemo, the most isolated point on earth, Yannick Bestaven still has company in the shape of Charlie Dalin who is less than 50 miles behind. But as Thomas Ruyant finally profits from his more northerly position of recent days and returns to third, the leading pair have their buffer of nearly 270 miles. ...

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SB20 Tasmanian State Championship 2021

The SB20 fleet offers exciting one-design sailing. © Jane Austin

The Port Dalrymple Yacht Club (PDYC), at Beauty Point on the Tamar River, with the SB20 Association of Australia, have announced the northern-based architecture, surveying and engineering firm, 6ty degrees, as the naming rights sponsor of the 2021 SB20 State Championship. “As a pure Tasmanian business, we are excited by the opportunity to partner with the Port Dalrymple Yacht Club ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Tribute

Adventures Weekly: Rolex Sydney Hobart Tribute - photo © Nic Douglass / www.AdventuresofaSailorGirl.com

Merry Christmas adventurers! For Adventures Weekly on 26 December 2020 we were LIVE and paying tribute to the Great Race, the Rolex Sydney Hobart, and what might have been at 1pm AEST “Downunder”. As sailors we are used to putting “safety first”, so while it is an extremely weird feeling, and sad to not have a Hobart Race – the ...

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