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GC32 Racing Tour 2019

GC32 International Class Association President Simon Delzoppo's .film Racing. - photo © Sailing Energy / GC32 Racing Tour

The GC32 Class sets sail into 2019 with a circuit stronger than ever thanks to its teams consolidating on one circuit, the GC32 Racing Tour. For its sixth season, the five event series for ultra-high performance one design catamarans will once again visit venues mostly likely to offer the stable wind and flat water that enable the nimble GC32s to ...

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Adams 10 National Championship 2019

2019 Adams 10 National Championship © Garth Riley

It was mate against mate and Lake vs Harbour. At what is nicknamed the Adams 10 World Cup. Lake Macquarie Yacht Club really excelled in putting on a first class regatta. There race officials, marina facilities and country hospitality are number one. The race track being in front of the club makes the regatta all to easy. The Friday night ...

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SailGP

SailGP Practice race day. SailGP USA SailGP GBR Team, Team and SailGP Australia Team. © SailGP Communications

SailGP today announced comprehensive multi-platform coverage spanning linear and digital channels, offering fans unprecedented access to the new global sports championship setting out to redefine sailing. Set for its world premiere in Sydney this week, SailGP’s innovative global distribution plan includes broadcast agreements that ensure coverage in 90 countries, across five continents. Fox Sports (Australia), Canal+ (France), BT Sport (UK), ...

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NZ Women’s Match Racing

Juliet Costanzo (RPAYC - AUS) - NZ Womens Match Racing Championship - Day 3 - February 11, 2019 - photo © Andrew Delves

Light winds at the RNZYS meant Day 3 of the NZ Womens Match Racing Championships got off to a slow start this morning, but afternoon breeze filled in allowing the second robin to be completed and our semi-finalists to be decided. Celia Willison (RNZYS YTP) and her NZ Womens Match Racing team had a strong start to the regatta, winning ...

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EFG Sailing Arabia

2019 EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour, final day - photo © Vincent Curutchet / Lloyd Images / Oman Sail

The EFG Sailing Arabia The Tour fleet had a packed programme on the final day in Masirah, with no fewer than six Stadium races producing five different winners. Once again the island venue produced highly competitive racing, with a shifting and changeable wind testing the skills and adaptability of the 10 international crews taking part in the two-week challenge down ...

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Sail Racing PalmaVela

Sail Racing PalmaVela at Real Club Náutico de Palma © María Muiña / Sail Racing PalmaVela

The Real Club Náutico de Palma’s regatta, to be held from 8th to 12th May 2019, has already registered nine different participating countries. The sixteenth edition of Sail Racing PalmaVela, organised by the Real Club Náutico de Palma, has kicked off with the publication of the Notice of Race and the pre-registration of the first 31 boats, already representing nine ...

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Helly Hansen NOOD Regattas 2019

Helly Hansen NOOD Regattas 2019

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (February 11, 2019) – The Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta St. Petersburg is set to begin Friday, February 15 and continue through Sunday, February 17. The regatta is hosted by the St. Petersburg Yacht Club and it is Helly Hansen’s fifth year as title sponsor for the unique national regatta series. The editors of ...

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The Round Martinique Regatta

The Round Martinique Regatta 2019 © Jean Yves Algae

The Round Martinique Regatta Crédit Mutuel AG long round the island coastal race got off in the early hours of Saturday. The Racing and Surprise fleets set off from the Fort de France Bay at 0400 hrs under the cover of darkness. The 80-mile race round Martinique to Marin started in light winds which built up througout the long day. ...

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Transpac Tahiti Race

Transpac Tahiti Race 2020 © Transpacific Yacht Club

The Transpacific Yacht Club and Archipelagoes Tahiti are pleased to announce their plans to organize the 16th edition of the Transpac Tahiti Race in late May 2020. This is one of the world’s longest classic ocean races, a 3570-mile voyage from Los Angeles to Papeete first sailed in 1925, with a small but influential group of boats and sailors counted ...

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RORC Caribbean 600

Giovanni Soldini's Multi 70 Maserati (ITA) is hot favourite for Multihull Line Honours in the RORC Caribbean 600 - photo © Guilain Grenier / www.Martin-Raget.com

Multihulls have been racing in the RORC Caribbean 600 since the very first race in 2009 when Claude Thelier’s (FRA) Region Guadeloupe, skippered by John Burnie (GBR), set a record that was not bettered until 2015. In recent years the multihull fleet has been on the rise and the current race record is most definitely under threat. For the 11th ...

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