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RORC Transatlantic Race 2018

Sunset arrival in Grenada for Class40 Hydra - 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race - photo © RORC / Arthur Daniel

Henrik Bergesen’s Norwegian Class40 Hydra, skippered by Tristan Kinloch, finished the RORC Transatlantic Race at 22:02:23 UTC on Sunday, 09 December in an elapsed time of 15 days 10 hours two minutes 23 seconds. Hydra was runner-up in the Class40 Division to Catherine Pourre’s Eärendil. Early in the race, Hydra was very much in contention for the class win until ...

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Monaco 6th Sportsboat Winter Series

6th Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series 2018 - photo © Martin Messmer

Sunday 9th December 2018 – With sea and air temperatures of 18 degreesC it was like spring for the 76 contestants in Act II of the Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series for two classes (J/70 and Melges 20). Four races were completed under blue skies on a flat sea with 12 knots of wind for the J/70s and three for the Melges 20 on the ...

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Imperia Winter Regatta 2018

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From 5th to 9th December the Imperia Yacht Club, in collaboration with Assonautica Imperia, organized the 29th Imperia Winter Regatta 2018 the great international sailing event, which brought 120 crews from all over Europe (represented eight nations) to the provincial capital of western Liguria for classes 420 and 470. To increase the prestige of this sporting event the inclusion of ...

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52 Super Series 2019

Quantum Key West Race Week © Nico Martinez / 52 Super Series

New-build Bronenosec is back and aiming high for 2019 52 Super Series After a year away from the world’s leading grand prix monohull class, Russian owner-driver Vladimir Liubomirov will return to the 52 Super Series in 2019 armed with a brand new boat, Bronenosec, which will be a Botín Partners development of 2018 champion Quantum Racing. The decision to build ...

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Tour Voile 2019

Tour Voile 2018, acte de Hyères, le 19 juillet 2018. Photo : Jean-Marie LIOT / ASO ©

 Tour Voile 2019: Spotlight on the most well-rounded sailors Over the years, the Tour Voile has established itself as a pioneering event famous for its ability to evolve and break new ground. Every summer, the strong field of the event reflects the diversity of the world of sailing, with seasoned amateurs, the stars of tomorrow and veteran champions. Whether they come ...

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Superyacht Cup Palma 2019

The Superyacht Cup Palma - photo © Claire Matches / www.clairematches.com

While the thoughts of many may be turned towards the end of year festivities, superyacht owners, skippers and crews have been planning ahead and registering for next June’s edition of the Superyacht Cup Palma. No fewer than 14 of the world’s finest yachts have already expressed interest in the 23rd edition of Europe’s largest and longest-running superyacht regatta, with 19–22 ...

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RORC Transatlantic Race 2018

Class40 Line Honours for the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race - Catherine Pourre's French Class40 Eärendil makes her way to the dock at C&N Port Louis Marina, Grenada © RORC / Arthur Daniel

Catherine Pourre’s Class40 Eärendil finished the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race on Saturday 08 December at 04:10:18 taking Class40 Line Honours for the 3,000 mile race from Calero Marinas Marina Lanzarote to Camper and Nicholsons Port Louis Marina, Grenada. After completing the race, Catherine and crew members Pietro Luciana and Gery Atkins received a warm welcome from RORC Race Officer Steve ...

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10th anniversary Normandy Channel Race

2018 Normandy Channel Race © Jean-Marie Liot / NCR2018

The 2019 edition of the Normandy Channel Race, which starts on Sunday 19 May, will mark the 10th anniversary of the event that first set sail in the spring of 2010 from Caen. Created by Sirius Evenements with the support of the local authorities (City of Caen – Urban Community Caen la Mer – Calvados department – Normandy region) and ...

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Star Sailors League Finals

2018 Star Sailors League Finals - Day 4 - photo © Gilles Morelle / Star Sailors League

While the star performers today certainly were Robert Scheidt/Henry Boening and Paul Cayard, significant to more competitors was what was happening mid-fleet. For today, Friday, the final Qualifier races were held at the Star Sailors League Finals in Nassau. Crews finishing the Qualifier in third to tenth positions would progress on to the Quarter Finals. From here the top five ...

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Susie Goodall rescued! Golden Globe Race

Susie Goodhall lifted by crane from her dismasted yacht during the Golden Globe Race © Andrey Zashibis Tkachenko / MV Tian Fu

The crew of the Hong Kong registered cargo ship MV Tian Fu has successfully rescued the distressed British yachtswoman Susie Goodall 2,000 miles west of Cape Horn. Susie sent the text: 07 Dec 15:14 UTC: ON THE SHIP!!! Position: 45′ 10.711 S 121′ 40.157 W The ship is now bound bound for Modran, Argentina and expected to reach port on ...

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