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Australian Moth Nationals 2021

Australian Moth Nationals at Wangi RSL Amateur Sailing Club ©Beau Outteridge

40 helms took part in the 2021 Australian Moth Nationals at Wangi RSL Amateur Sailing Club, with Scott Babbage giving a masterclass to the fleet, discarding his only result outside of the top two. Beau Outteridge was out on the ...

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GC32 Racing Tour

Racing in Villasimius, Sardinia takes place next door to the nature reserve of Cabo Carbonara. - photo © Sailing Energy / GC32 Racing Tour

With many countries around the world, including those in southern Europe, still in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic, the GC32 Racing Tour, the board of the GC32 class and their stakeholders have made the mutual decision to delay the ...

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Oceanbridge NZL Sailing regatta

Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta - Wakatere BC April 11, 2021 - photo © Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com / nz

Image gallery from Day 2 of the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta held at Wakatere Boating Club at Narrow Neck, on Auckland’s North Shore. Day 1 of the event was blown out with strong onshore winds and storm surf. Day 2 ...

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Global Solo Challenge 2023-24

Global Solo Challenge©globalsolochallenge.com

BRITISH PRO SKIPPER NEIL PAYTER ENTERS GSC ON CLASS40 CARIBEIRA Neil Payter has been professional sailor and commercial fisherman since 1985 then moved onto becoming a professional skipper. He holds a Yachtmaster Ocean certificate and has been an RYA Yachtmaster ...

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Savvy Luxury Superyacht Barge Lets You Cruise Canals

Savvy Luxury Superyacht Barge Lets You Cruise Canals©Peter Insull

You can’t park a superyacht in Paris or Prague. You can’t take one to Champagne to quaff bubbly either. But you can aboard Savvy, the world’s first super-luxury, superyacht barge. “Savvy,” a slender 97-foot steel super-barge, has the perfect dimensions to go anywhere, including ...

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New Spaceline 100 Hybrid

Spaceline 100 Hybrid

An extraordinary cruising experience with the NextGen Spaceline 100 Hybrid The four-deck Spaceline 100 Hybrid by the new high-tech yacht builder Ultimate Catamarans is the first of its kind in the range of 100f and comes to give an ultimate ...

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Interview with Randall Reeves

figure8voyage.com © Image courtesy of Randall Reeves

For most singlehanded blue-water cruising sailors, crossing the Atlantic or sailing alone to Hawaii would be an adventure of a lifetime. Not so for Randall Reeves (57; USA), a Bay Area resident and the first person to sail solo and ...

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Finn Open Europeans at Vilamoura

Jorge Zarif, BRA, in Melbourne in 2019 © Robert Deaves

The 2021 Open and U23 Finn European Championship opens in sunny Vilamoura, Portugal, this weekend with a fleet of around 50 sailors from 28 nations entered. It is the beginning of the end of the extended road to Tokyo, and ...

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