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Cancellation Vic-Maui International Yacht Race 2020 due to COVID-19

Vic-Maui International Yacht Race © Vic-Maui

Vic-Maui has completed a review related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2020 Vic-Maui. This review was undertaken with input from the skippers of all of the entered boats. Vic-Maui’s trustees and committee chairs have concluded that it is in the best interests of competitors and other stakeholders to cancel the 2020 Vic-Maui International Yacht Race. The race had been ...

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Open Skiff World Championships 2020 cancelled

2020 Open Skiff World Championships are cancelled © OBCA

Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic the Open Skiff Executive Committee together with the Local Organizing Authority Lega Navale Italiana Sezione Sulcis has been forced to cancel the 2020 World Championships. The LOA has been granted the right to organize the World Championships in 2021. Entry fees and charter fees are transferred to the 2021 World Championships, without ...

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Boating Safely With Your Dog

© by Your Dog Advisor Staff

At Your Dog Advisor, we take pride in creating only the best content. Each piece is written only by dog owners and dog experts with significant experience training and caring for dogs. Each post goes through a strict editorial process and is carefully fact-checked before we hit publish. We publish research-backed dog training guides, advice on how to take care ...

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Newport Bermuda Race 2020 cancelled

Based on a velocity prediction program, the Offshore Rating Rule handicaps cruisers and all-out racers such as in this Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Division fleet at the start of the 2018 Newport Bermuda Race. © Daniel Forster / PPL

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) has cancelled the 2020 Newport Bermuda Race due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The biennial race, founded in 1906, had 200 entries and was due to start for the 52nd time on June 19. “As representatives of the race’s co-sponsoring clubs—the Cruising Club of America and the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club—the BROC believes in promoting ...

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IMOCA Skippers dreaming of the ocean: Together we will return there soon As we start another week of confinement, get a good breath of fresh air. The IMOCA skippers are staying ashore but their spirits are at sea. They invite you on board to share their dreams. www.imoca.org by IMOCA

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SailGP Australia vs Great Britain video

Australia SailGP Team helmed by Tom Slingsby in action during a practice session ahead of Sydney SailGP - Season 2 - February 2020 - Sydney, Australia. © Sam Greenfield/SailGP

You may know the outcome – but you haven’t seen this side of the story. Watch what happens when British Olympic hero Ben Ainslie and Aussie champion Tom Slingsby go head to head at Sydney SailGP. by SailGP

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Dynamiq GTT 160

Dynamiq GTT 160 - photo © Dynamiq

Dynamiq reinvents the 50-metre class with its new GTT 160 The Dynamiq range of configurable superyachts is set to grow after the yard revealed the first details of its forthcoming GTT 160 project. The avant-garde, full-aluminium 49.5-metre vessel represents what Dynamiq thinks is essential for modern superyachts – cool looking, efficient and focused on sport and well-being. The GTT 160 ...

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SORC Eleuthera Race

2020 SORC Eleuthera Race - photo © Marco Oquendo

The inaugural 300.0nm Eleuthera Race was the final race of the 2019-2020 SORC Islands in the Stream Series. The race provided a challenging course to an exciting tropical destination with warm temperatures, crystal clear waters, and a perfect location to wrap up the season series. The race started on March 11th off of South Beach, Miami in easterly breezes, proceeding ...

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Puerto Vallarta Race

Puerto Vallarta Race 2020 - photo © pvrace.com

Traditionally, the 1,020.0nm race from San Diego, CA to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico has been blessed with at least 4-5 days of amazing downwind sleigh-rides offshore of the famous Baja Peninsula, with breezes often in the 15-20 kts range from the northerly quadrants. Not surprisingly, with the advent of various forms of climate change, the “new normal” was anything but a ...

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RYA provides to advice Coronavirus


RYA provides Coronavirus advice to members, affiliated clubs, class associations & training centres Like every employer the RYA has had to take steps, in line with Government advice, to safeguard the health of staff and help to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Although the majority of staff are now working from home, the RYA’s foremost priority is to ...

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