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Cascais 52 Super Series Sailing Week

Day 1 of Cascais 52 Super Series Sailing Week © Max Ranchi / www.maxranchi.com

After a somewhat less than perfect regatta last month in Puerto Sherry and a seventh place overall, 2018 52 Super Series champions Quantum Racing restored their winning mojo today in Portugal when they sailed to a second and a first in classic Cascais conditions to lead the Cascais 52 Super Series Sailing Week. Second behind Provezza in the first race, ...

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Transatlantic Race 2019

Current race record holder Comanche had quite a following at the start - Transpac 50 - photo © Ronnie Simpson / Ultimate Sailing

While the summer of 2019 isn’t even at its midway point (thankfully!), the sailing world is being treated to some great offshore racing this year, starting with the Transatlantic Race 2019, which began on June 25 off of Newport, Rhode Island, and followed by the Transpacific Yacht Race, which began in a series of pursuit-style starts on July 10. As ...

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Monaco Classic Week

Monaco Classic Week - photo © Stefano Gattini

Monaco Classic Week, the Yacht Club de Monaco’s biennial flagship event opens in style on Wednesday 11th September with a rendition of America’s most famous Sousa march, ‘Stars & Stripes forever’, performed by the naval military band based in Toulon (Musique des Equipages de la Flotte de Toulon). A spectacular way to kick-off the 14th edition which sees American yachting ...

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Rolex Fastnet Race 2019

Rolex Fastnet Race © Carlo Borlenghi / Rolex

A record-breaking fleet of more than 400 yachts has entered the 48th edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race. Ranging in size from nine to 32 metres (29.5-105 feet), crewed by professionals, Corinthians, the passionate and the adventurous, they will be taking on a legendary 605 nautical mile course that demands unremitting endeavour. Rolex’s partnership with this respected and influential race ...

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XII Puig Vela Clàssica Barcelona Regatta

Guia wins her category in the XII Puig Vela Clàssica Barcelona Regatta - photo © Nico Martinez / www.MartinezStudio.es

Saturday has been the last day of the 12th Puig Vela Clàssica regatta, which gathered the world elite of classic sailboats, in which the Guia, Argos, Marigan, Fjord III, and Moonbeam of Fife were the winners. Starting July 11th, over 500 yachtsmen and 44 sailboats from nine different nationalities competed for one of the most prestigious trophies in the Mediterranean. ...

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Transpac 50

Second wave of 27 monohulls in 3 divisions starting off today in light air - Transpac 50 © Ronnie Simpson / Ultimate Sailing

Second wave heads west in Transpac 50 In gray but clearing skies and a light building sea breeze, the second wave of monohull entries has left the start line set by race managers from the Transpacific YC here at Point Fermin to head towards a finish line awaiting them at Diamond Head in Honolulu 2225 miles away in this year’s ...

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America’s Cup

The America's Cup and the Prada Cup in front of the New York Yacht Club's Newport Club House © Carlo Borlenghi

World Series event confirmed for late April The first America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) regatta of the 36th America’s Cup cycle will take place in Cagliari, Sardinia from April 23 – 26, 2020. The announcement was made at an event hosted by the Challenger of Record for the 36th America’s Cup and presented by Prada at the New York Yacht ...

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44Cup World Championship

Team Aqua, CEEREF and Bronenosec Sailing Team stacked up coming into the top mark in today's first race - 44Cup World Championship - photo © Pedro Martinez / Martinez Studio

After a marginal forecast left the nine strong 44Cup fleet parked at the dock until 1300, the Swedish wind gods came good allowing four races to be held in 8-12 knots on the penultimate day of the 44Cup Marstrand World Championship 2019. This helped the schedule recover following no races yesterday due to a lack of wind. Stand-out performer today ...

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XII Puig Vela Clàssica Barcelona Regatta

XII Puig Vela Clàssica Barcelona Regatta day 1 © Nico Martinez

The Puig Vela Clàssica regatta, one of the main events in the Mediterranean for classic and vintage sailing, started today at the Real Club Náutico de Barcelona (RCNB). Over 500 sailors in 44 vessels are taking part in one of the most breathtaking shows of international navigation. The opening day of the 12th edition will be hard to forget, thanks ...

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RORC Cowes Dinard St Malo Race 2019

The fortified city of Saint-Malo will be celebrating French National Day this weekend. © St Malo Tourisme

Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with UNCL, Yacht Club de Dinard, Société Nautique de la Baie de St. Malo, and the Royal Yacht Squadron. 198 boats have entered the 2019 Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Cowes-Dinard-St Malo, the largest fleet for the race since 2007. Well over one thousand sailors will be taking part from 20 different ...

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