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Overall Lanzarote International Regatta 2021

2021 Lanzarote International Regatta © Sailing Energy / Lanzarote International Regatta

The Spanish team proves to be more than ready for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, taking 3 podiums with two golds and a bronze: Diego Botín and Iago López topping the 49er, Canary Islands favourite Tara Pacheco and Catalan Florian Trittel ...

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Rolex Fastnet Race

Winning last year's IRC Two Handed Nationals, James Harayda's Sun Fast 3300 Gentoo, will be competing with round the world sailor Dee Caffari in the 2021 Rolex Fastnet Race - photo © Paul Wyeth / pwpictures.com

Doublehanded offshore racing had been gaining popularity with the Rolex Fastnet Race’s IRC Two Handed class almost doubling in size between 2009 and 2019. But for this year’s edition of the world’s largest offshore yacht race its entry has soared ...

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NZ Millennium Cup

Day 1 Millennium Cup - Bay of Islands - March 2021 © Jeff Brown

On a rare rainy day in the Bay of Islands, Miss Silver took the first win of the NZ Millennium Cup on Orams Marine Race Day. Racing in the 2021 Cup started Monday, putting to the test an innovative scoring ...

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Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Jacht 2021 Entries open

The fleet in the 2019 Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race heads out of Sydney Harbour. © Andrea Francolini

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia is now accepting entries for the 2021 Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, which will start on Saturday 31 July. After the cancellation of last year’s race due to COVID-19 restrictions, the CYCA and ...

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Coffs Harbour Yacht Race cancelled

Start of a previous Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Race © Brendan Rourke

It is with great regret that the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (RPAYC), the Organising Authority for the 2021 Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race, has cancelled the race due to safety concerns. “The decision has not been ...

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Lanzarote International Regatta 2021

2021 Lanzarote International Regatta - Day 2 © Sailing Energy

The gusty winds have tested the sailors’ ability to read the Lanzarote regatta course, so strategy has prevailed over speed, with the debut of the Bocaina being a challenge to advance towards Tokyo. Canary Islander Tara Pacheco stands out among ...

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Rolex Middle Sea Race registration Open for 2021

Rolex Middle Sea Race - photo © Rolex / Kurt Arrigo

All being well, the 42nd Rolex Middle Sea Race will start on Saturday, 23 October 2021. The Notice of Race is available online and yachts may already register to participate. Given the ongoing global pandemic causing so much disruption, there ...

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Annapolis to Newport Race 2021-record entry

Annapolis to Newport Race 2019 © Event Media

The 2021 edition has crossed the 70 boat mark with 72 registrants as of this afternoon. Although we may see changes to the scratch sheet as the event approaches, the list of diverse home ports includes the UK and Germany, ...

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Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy

Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy - photo © Marc Bow

Full Ocean Race Europe fleet to headline Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy this summer Portuguese sailing and ocean racing fans will be part of an incredible event this June when a fleet of foiling IMOCA 60s and one-design VO65s take to ...

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GSC Global Solo Challenge

GSC Global Solo Challenge

A new round-the-world solo sailing challenge is born, the GSC Global Solo Challenge The Global Solo Challenge has been launched, an incredible personal sailing challenge: a single-handed circumnavigation, without stops, on production boats. Many are those with a passion for ...

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