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44Cup in Portorož

44Cup racing resumes tomorrow in Portorož - photo © Martinez Studio / RC44 Class

After a few days out on the water training here in Slovenia, owners and crews of the eight RC44s are now back in the saddle and ready for tomorrow’s start of the 44Cup Portorož. The last time the 44Cup fleet ...

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St. Thomas Yacht Club Invitational Regatta


The beauty of one-design racing, where all sailboats are the same, is that it is easy to see who the leader is. That is, the first boat over the finish line wins. No handicap calculations are needed. Yet on this ...

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44Cup © Pedro Martinez / Martinez Studio

Following a huge effort on the part of the local organisers in Slovenia, the class, as well as the owners and teams arriving from the four corners of the globe, the 44Cup season will fire up again next week at ...

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Maxi Yacht Capri Trophy & Rolex Capri Sailing Week

Fra Diavolo struggled slightly today but two bullets this week secured them a narrow victory. © ROLEX / Studio Borlenghi

Following last night’s deluge, the fourth and final day of racing at the Maxi Yacht Capri Trophy, the opening event of Rolex Capri Sailing Week 2021, was held in conditions that challenged both competitors and race committee alike. A giant ...

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Rolex Capri Sailing Week

2021 Rolex Capri Sailing Week day 3 © Rolex / Studio Borlenghi

Another coastal race of approximately 30 miles was set for the third race of the Maxi Yacht Capri Trophy, on a regatta course once again blessed with ideal sailing conditions. The westerly breeze blowing at 14 to 16 knots on ...

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California Offshore Race Week – June 3-5, 2021

California Offshore Race Week © Sharon Green / Ultimate Sailing

San Diego Yacht Club and Santa Barbara Yacht Club are proud to co-host their signature offshore race of the summer, the SoCal 300, the Southern California leg of the California Offshore Race Week. The California Offshore Race Week has been ...

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Energy Observer in San Francisco

Energy Observer in San Francisco © Energy Observer Productions / George Conty

The first vessel powered by renewable energies and hydrogen, the UN’s French Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals arrived in San Francisco, her 66th stopover on her round the world odyssey, on 6 May. Energy Observer is a French project that ...

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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week

Helena May and Son of a Son duke it out - SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week - photo © Andrea Francolini

Townsville sailor Donna Dewhurst is happily heading to her 10th SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week (SMIRW) where she will arrive with the usual all-female crew and her Hunter 310, Soul Sister, for Townsville Yacht Club’s annual event, which opens spring ...

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Exmouth Ocean Race

Craig Carter's Indian - Fremantle to Exmouth Ocean Race © Mark Loader

Indian and Enterprise NG, the two leaders in Fremantle Sailing Club’s Fremantle to Exmouth Race and Rally, lay becalmed off Coral Bay this evening, having covered 600 nautical miles of the 700 mile course. Indian’s performance last night and this ...

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ARC Europe 2021 sets sail from St. Maarten

ARC Europe 2021 ©Edward Penagos

The excitement on the docks of IGY Simpson Bay Marina was palpable this morning, not least as today’s start of ARC Europe 2021 coincided with special 13th Birthday celebrations for Charlotte on Piano. There was just enough time for cake ...

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