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RORC Transatlantic Race

PowerPlay continues to lead the RORC Transatlantic Race on the water, over 50 miles ahead of Jason Carroll's MOD70 Argo (USA) and Giovanni Soldini's Multi70 Maserati - photo © James Mitchell / RORC

Peter Cunningham’s MOD70 PowerPlay (CAY) is over halfway and just two hours outside multihull race record pace. The 100ft Maxi Comanche (CAY), skippered by Mitch Booth, is 1,900 miles from Grenada and well inside monohull race record pace. The majority ...

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Around the world Single-handed Non-stop By the three great capes With a unique format Budget friendly Environmentally conscious Starts in A Coruña September 2023 The Global Solo Challenge is a single-handed without assistance around the world sailing event with a ...

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RORC Transatlantic Race

A spectacular sight at the start of the 8th RORC Transatlantic Race - the 100ft canting keel Maxi Comanche, skippered by Mitch Booth ©James Mitchell

By sunset on the second day of the RORC Transatlantic Race, the majority of the record fleet had raced into the wide expanse of the Atlantic Ocean, leaving the Canary Islands in their wake. This would normally result in blasting ...

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Pacific Circuit Rally 2022


Island Cruising NZ is excited to announce the Pacific Circuit Rally for 2022! Island Cruising have been running yacht rallies to the Pacific for over 30 years, and we are delighted to offer some exciting sailing events in 2022. Fiji ...

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Edgartown Race Weekend

Edgartown Race Weekend©Stephen R Cloutier

Edgartown Yacht Club has scheduled its 2022 Edgartown Race Weekend for June 23-25, shifting the popular three-day event from its typical July time slot to “shoulder season” on Martha’s Vineyard, the popular island retreat where it is held. In addition, the Club ...

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Boot Düsseldorf 2022 canceled

Boot Dusseldorf©hanseyachtsag

Boot Düsseldorf 2022 canceled Due to the spread of the Omicron virus variant, further restrictions have been in place in Germany since 28 December, including on events. Following the meeting of the Minister Presidents of the federal states on the ...

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America’s Cup enter with American Magic

NYYC American Magic, 36th America's Cup. 15 December, 2020 - Auckland © Sailing Energy

The New York Yacht Club, which in July 2021 made a surprise announcement that they had chosen to run with Stars+Stripes, a late challenger for the 36th America’s Cup. Then in October NYYC announced they were “pausing” their America’s Cup ...

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Rolex Big Boat Series 2022

Rolex Big Boat Series - photo © Sharon Green / Rolex

On September 15, 2022, when handicap fleets line up to compete in the Rolex Big Boat Series, they will be racing under rating rules established by the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) rather than the Offshore Rating Rule (ORR). The four-day ...

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Qoin Sail Paradise Regatta 2022

2022 Qoin Sail Paradise Regatta - Day 3 ©Nic Douglass / www.sailorgirlHQ.com

The Gold Coast’s premier offshore yachting event, Qoin Sail Paradise, has come to an end. A solid south-easterly wind swept across the course during the morning and made for spectacular Sailing. Wind gusts up to 20 knots and seas up ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Sebastian Bohm's Smuggler during the 76th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - photo © Rolex / Andrea Francolini

Without doubt, the 76th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race delivered on the event’s formidable reputation. It was a race of two decidedly different halves. The first was a punishing test of physical endurance and perseverance. The second questioned mental resilience ...

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