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Vendée Arctique

Vendée Arctic Course Map - Les Sables d'Olonne 2022 © Vendée Globe

THE VENDÉE ARCTIC – LES SABLES D’OLONNE 2022 OFFERS A DEMANDING 3,500 MILE COURSE The SAEM Vendée, the organisers  of the Vendée Globe, will also organize the “Vendée Arctic – Les Sables-d’Olonne” which will be the first qualifying stage for the ...

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Auckland Three Kings Race

Titanium on the final run home Sunday morning - Auckland Three Kings Race - April 2022 © RNZYS Media

The winners of the inaugural Auckland – Three Kings Race reflect on the 500nm race around the 13 island group to the north of New Zealand. Starting on the evening of Thursday April 7, the first boat home in the ...

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Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race

Ichi Ban has a target on her stern in the Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race - photo © Andrea Francolini

As expected, Peter Harburg’s super maxi Black Jack made the best of the start in Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club‘s (RPAYC) Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race this afternoon. Due to start at 1pm off Barrenjoey Headland, signalling the ...

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Route du Rhum 2022

Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe - photo © Alexis Courcoux

The 2022 edition of La Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe sees the legendary solo Transatlantic race reach the age of 44 years old. It is long since established itself as the most popular and well known solo transoceanic race ...

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Sydney-Hobart Great Veterans Race 2022

Great Veterans Race © Sharon Green / Ultimate Sailing

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia has responded to the fast-growing interest in heritage offshore racing by adding an IOR Division to its annual Sydney-Hobart Great Veterans Race. Entry in the new division is open to any yacht with a ...

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Sail Port Stephens

Sail Port Stephens Day 3 - KD4 ©Promocean Media

Queensland has Surfers Paradise, NSW has Sailors Paradise. It’s located just outside the headlands of Port Stephens, where a cluster of Hawaiian-style islands from the set of Jurassic Park create an idyllic racecourse for yachts competing in the Sail Port ...

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SP80's final boat design for the world speed record unveiled © SP80

SP80: Unveiling of the final boat design for the world speed record Established in 2018, SP80 has been coordinating the critical stage of the boat production over the last 6 months. This spaceship-like sailboat has been designed to reach 80 ...

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MarinVerse Cup

MarinVerse Cup © Marc Ablett

In a historic moment for sailing, we see the sport move into the Metaverse and Virtual Reality (VR) for the first time. On February 24th 2022, Australian software development company MarineVerse launched its product on the Meta Quest store and ...

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Kick Out Plastic & 52 Super Series

52 Super Series is partnering with Kick Out Plastic from 2022 onwards © 52 Super Series

The 52 Super Series, the world’s leading grand prix monohull circuit, will broaden its sustainability outreach from the 2022 season forwards as it partners with new cross sports initiative Kick Out Plastic. Sustainability has long since become a vital part ...

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Sunreef 80 Eco

Sunreef 80 Eco ©Sunreef Yachts

Sunreef Yachts proudly reveals the first pictures of the solar-electric Sunreef 80 Eco under navigation in Dubai. The luxury catamaran is a fully-autonomous craft using revolutionary green tech for fuel-free cruising in total silence and luxury. With her ultralight composite-integrated solar panels ...

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