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Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille

Swan 80 Umiko - Voiles de St. Barth 2019 - photo © Christophe Jouany

Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille’s 11th edition shines brightly While the planet is facing a health crisis of unprecedented magnitude, there is a gleam of good news that to date the island of Saint-Barth√©lemy nestled in the Caribbean Sea has resisted the pandemic. This idyllic island gem is not currently impacted and has been safely hosting visitors from ...

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Liberty Bitcoin Youth Foiling World Cup

Liberty Bitcoin Youth Foiling World Cup - photo © Persico 69F / Studio Borlenghi

69F Sailing and Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club officially organize the Liberty Bitcoin Youth Foiling World Cup, an event dedicated to mixed Under-25 crews from all over the world: the first edition will be held in three stages over 12 months, with the first two scheduled in Italy and the third in Hong Kong. The first stage of the Liberty Bitcoin Youth Foiling World ...

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Kiel Week 2021

The Fareast 28R class will make up for its postponed world championship at Kiel Week 2021. © gel

The Kiel Week 2020 in Corona mode has received the highest recognition worldwide. The postponement to September and the implementation of the regatta under the most demanding conditions will be positively remembered by athletes, organizers and the entire sailing community as a very special event. Inspired by this, preparations for Kiel Week 2021 (June 19 – 27) are already in ...

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PRADA Christmas Race

The wind shuts off during Emirates Team New Zealand vs INEOS TEAM UK in the PRADA Christmas Race © COR36 / Studio Borlenghi

No winner in Auckland today for the PRADA Christmas Race as the breeze dropped away after the start of race 1 and there was not enough to complete the 4 races scheduled for the day. Race 1 between Emirates Team New Zealand and INEOS TEAM UK – respectively the winner and fourth placed in the PRADA ACWS Auckland – started ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race cancellation

2020 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race © Kurt Arrigo

Australian Sailing shares the sadness of the sailing community at the announcement of the cancellation of the 76th Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. The 2020 ROLEX Sydney Hobart has been cancelled¬†amid COVID-19 concerns following the ongoing outbreak on Sydney’s Northern Beaches¬†and the resulting 14 days isolation required for anyone from Greater Sydney arriving in Tasmania. “The race is an Australian institution, ...

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Vendée Globe

Vendée Globe Position Report 21H00 UTC 18/12/2020 © #VG2020

The first three Vend√©e Globe boats are into the Pacific Ocean today and have passed the midpoint of the 24410 nautical miles race-course around the world. Yannick Bestaven, the skipper of Ma√ģtre Coq IV, who has had a very consistent race since the start, has held the lead for over 24 hours now, more than 100 miles up on Thomas ...

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America’s Cup World Series

INEOS Team UK - America's Cup World Series - Day 2 - Waitemata Harbour - December 18, 2020 - 36th Americas Cup presented by Prada © Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com

Regatta Director Iain Murray has advised that the course today is likely to be a combination of Course B and C, which means that the Rangitoto Channel will be used for racing. The wind is blowing from the north, around to the left from yesterday bringing the Rangitoto Channel into play. The breeze us expected to be light, but still ...

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PRADA ACWS Auckland

Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli vs New York Yacht Club American Magic on day 2 of PRADA ACWS Auckland - photo © COR36 / Studio Borlenghi

Four match races have been held on the second day of the PRADA ACWS Auckland on race course C, the preferred playing field as it brings the racing right into the heart of the Waitemata Harbour, with a shifty and puffy Northwest breezes between 10 to 14 knots. The new ranking list see New York Yacht Club American Magic and ...

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Class 40 & Globe 40

Class 40 racing action - photo © Image courtesy of The Race Around/Thomas Deregnieaux

Class40 withdraws the Globe 40 from its program due to its postponement The Class40 has learned about the postponement of the Globe 40 to a new date in June 2022. This round-the-world race was included in the class’ program in 2021, but now has to be withdrawn. The major event for ocean racing and the Class40 in 2022 is the ...

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Edgartown Race 2021

2019 Edgartown Race Weekend © Stephen R Cloutier

“We hope everyone is having a great holiday season. Our team at Edgartown YC is hard at work organizing the 2021 Edgartown Race Weekend (“ERW”) and have just gone live with the NoR on Yacht Scoring for both the ‘Round-the-buoys racing (“RTB”) and ‘Round-the-Island (“RTI”) segments of ERW. For decades, the Edgartown Race Weekend has been a favorite of J/sailors ...

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