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Vendée Globe Day 49

Isabelle Joschke - Vendée Globe ©Isabelle Joschke / MACSF

Still racing upwind but having changed on to the ‘making’ port tack – the angle taking them closer to the mark than away from it – Yannick Bestaven (Maître Coq) is back in the lead but only by a small ...

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PalmaVela 2021

Sail Racing PalmaVela 2019 © María Muiña / PalmaVela

The two regattas of the Real Club Náutico de Palma will now span the period May 1 to 9 2021. The Organizing Committee also announces an Offshore race for big boats, IRC, ORC and shorthanded division (doublehanded). The new offshore ...

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80° North

Ice and boats - not the best mix - from the series - 80° North © SV Delos

Sailing YouTube Stars SV Delos Release Four Part Arctic Docu-Series Ten years of vlogging around the world evolves into a cinematic series about sailing near the North Pole. SV Delos, one of the top sailing YouTube channels in the world, ...

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ARC 2020

ARC 2020 - Chloe Need (far left) on Moonflower 3 - youngest female skipper, best overall logs & Kaprys Award for perseverance © Bencarson Blaize

It has been a very special ARC this year, smaller in numbers, but not diminished in spirit. The determination and camaraderie of all those involved, the sailors, supporters, hosts and helpers has combined to make this a unique year. Despite ...

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America’s Cup Rialto

Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli - December 2020 - Waitemata Harbour - Auckland - 36th America's Cup - photo © Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com

The America’s Cup World Series which concluded on Saturday was determined not by who could sail the fastest. Not by who could do a dry lap. Not by the slickest in foiling tacks and gybes. Not by the best match ...

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Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille

Swan 80 Umiko - Voiles de St. Barth 2019 - photo © Christophe Jouany

Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille’s 11th edition shines brightly While the planet is facing a health crisis of unprecedented magnitude, there is a gleam of good news that to date the island of Saint-Barthélemy nestled in the Caribbean ...

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Liberty Bitcoin Youth Foiling World Cup

Liberty Bitcoin Youth Foiling World Cup - photo © Persico 69F / Studio Borlenghi

69F Sailing and Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club officially organize the Liberty Bitcoin Youth Foiling World Cup, an event dedicated to mixed Under-25 crews from all over the world: the first edition will be held in three stages over 12 months, with the first ...

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Kiel Week 2021

The Fareast 28R class will make up for its postponed world championship at Kiel Week 2021. © gel

The Kiel Week 2020 in Corona mode has received the highest recognition worldwide. The postponement to September and the implementation of the regatta under the most demanding conditions will be positively remembered by athletes, organizers and the entire sailing community ...

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PRADA Christmas Race

The wind shuts off during Emirates Team New Zealand vs INEOS TEAM UK in the PRADA Christmas Race © COR36 / Studio Borlenghi

No winner in Auckland today for the PRADA Christmas Race as the breeze dropped away after the start of race 1 and there was not enough to complete the 4 races scheduled for the day. Race 1 between Emirates Team ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race cancellation

2020 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race © Kurt Arrigo

Australian Sailing shares the sadness of the sailing community at the announcement of the cancellation of the 76th Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. The 2020 ROLEX Sydney Hobart has been cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns following the ongoing outbreak on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and ...

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