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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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Round the Island Race

Sunrise start in the Round the Island Race © Paul Wyeth / www.pwpictures.com

Due to the situation surrounding COVID-19 and the current Government guidance on social distancing, the Island Sailing Club have today taken the difficult decision to reschedule this year’s Round the Island Race to 26 September. Dave Atkinson, Race Director said: “As I’m sure you will appreciate, this has not been an easy decision for us to make. Valid arguments have ...

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Edgartown Regatta

Edgartown Regatta 2019 © Stephen Cloutier / EYC

‘Round-the-Buoys and ‘Round-the-Island or ‘Round-the-Sound – there’s something for everyone at Edgartown Yacht Club’s (EYC) 2020 Edgartown Race Weekend, and sailors from across the region and the country are advised to get a jump on planning for the July 30-August 1 event. “Edgartown Race Weekend is a popular tradition on Martha’s Vineyard and across the Northeast. We’re lucky to have ...

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America’s Cup

America's Cup World Series - Cagliari, Sardinia © America's Cup Media

The Arbitration Panel for the 36th America’s Cup has confirmed in its ruling that the first event in the 36th America’s Cup – America’s Cup World Series Sardenga – Cagliari is cancelled. The ruling follows an application lodged by Challenger American Magic, New York Yacht Club, on March 5 seeking exemption from competing at America’s Cup World Series event and ...

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Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race cancelled

Flickr Start of Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race, 2014,©trebandicoot (Lynn)

The Queensland Cruising Yacht Club Inc. (QCYC), as the organizing authority for the Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race, is releasing the following statement with respect to the COVID-19 Pandemic. It is with regret that QCYC advises the 2020 Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race has been cancelled. This is on account of the escalating nature of advisories and measures necessary to ...

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JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship 2020

Races 6 & 7 on day 4 the 2020 18ft Skiff JJ Giltinan Championship - photo © Michael Chittenden

The defending champion Honda Marine team of David McDiarmid, Matt Steven and Brad Collins hold a narrow points lead over their nearest rival as the fleet goes into the final two races of the JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour tomorrow. After each team drops the worst placing from the seven races sailed to date, Honda Marine leads former World ...

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