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Perini Navi Cup

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About twenty Perini Navi yachts are on their way to Porto Cervo for the seventh Perini Navi Cup, the world famous regatta reserved exclusively for yachts built by Perini. Organized in collaboration with the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, the event will be held in Porto Cervo, from September 19 to 22. The list of boats taking part in the competition ...

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Melges 40 Grand Prix

2018 Lanzarote Melges 40 Grand Prix © Zerogradinord / Melges 40 Grand Prix

The Melges 40 Class is proud to announce that the final event and location for the 2018 Grand Prix circuit will be Calero Marinas ~ Marina Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain. Marina Lanzarote and the onsite Calero Marinas Shipyard, conveniently situated in the island’s capital, Arrecife, will serve as the teams’ logistics headquarters as they prepare for this year’s culminating event, ...

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GC32 Racing Tour

Ben Ainslie, the most successful Olympic sailor of all time, comes to Villasimius with his INEOS Team UK - photo © Jesus Renedo / GC32 Racing Tour

For a second consecutive year, the GC32 Racing Tour will visit the new yacht racing destination of Villasimius on the southeastern tip of Sardinia. For Italian sailing fans this is a significant location as, since last year, the Italian Luna Rossa team has challenged for the 36th America’s Cup and is currently developing its latest generation of flying boats just ...

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Blind Match Racing World Championship

Blind Match Racing Worlds day 2 © Blind Sailing

All teams arrived at the beautiful Rhu Marina, hoping for a start time of 10.00, but the sun was shining and the water was a perfect mirror. So the AP was displayed by the Race Committee and the waiting game started. It wasn’t a long wait, by 11.00 the teams were called to the East Race Area, where the breeze ...

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Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72

Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones's Magic Carpet Cubed was top Wallycento on day 4 of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup © Rolex / Studio Borlenghi

Two thirds of the way through the 2018 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship, some stand-out boats are revealing themselves. Dieter Schön’s MOMO is so far unbeaten and looking highly likely to defend her title in the Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship. In Mini Maxi Group 2, the class of smallest boats competing here in Porto ...

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Race Yachts Brokerage: TP52 / IRC 52

"Paprec Recyclage" on day 2 of the 37th Copa del Rey MAPFRE in Palma - photo © Nico Martínez / Copa del Rey MAPFRE

Welcome to this month’s featured Race Yachts brokerage listings. With all the talk on the dock about how the TP52’s and 50+ bracket are consistently dominating on the IRC circuit, lets have a look at a few of the exciting yachts in this category that we have to offer. Reichel Pugh TP52 IRC Optimised for sale Built in NZ by ...

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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week

Aerial view of SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week today ©Andrea Francolini / SMIRW

Sunrise and hardly a ripple on the water as crews awoke to the final day at SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week, hosted by Townsville Yacht Club, and once again, it looks like a delayed start might be on the cards, but PRO Denis Thompson and his crew are hopeful of a good race once the breeze fills in and it ...

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Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup day 1 - photo © Ingrid Abery / www.ingridabery.com

With westerly winds gusting into the mid-teens, brilliant sunshine and a mix of windward-leewards for the Maxi 72s and, for the remainder, a coastal race taking them on a clockwise lap of La Maddalena archipelago, the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship got off to the best start possible. Highlight of the maxi-boat calendar, this historic ...

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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week

Ave Gitana crewed by women - SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week © Andrea Francolini

Double Olympian across two classes, Volvo Ocean racer, GC32 foiling cat series sailor, speed record chaser; New Zealand’s Sharon Ferris-Choat has done it all – this week she is at Townsville Yacht Club’s SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week, skippering an all-female crew on the trimaran, Ave Gitana, and encouraging more women to sail at the elite level. Ferris-Choat is an ...

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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week

The Hanse bridgade - Y Knot chases Lunacy - SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week - photo © Andrea Francolini / SMIRW

Paul Clitheroe finally got the ‘Balance’ right today – missed all the holes to win the final race in IRC at SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week today. but it was David Fuller’s Vamp, which already had the series stitched up yesterday and today he added to a second place to his tally of four wins and a further second place. ...

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