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52 Super Series

Bronenosec make vital personnel changes ahead of Porto Cervo – 52 Super Series Audi Sailing Week 52 Super Series

Crowned first time world champions after winning the third event of the 52 Super Series in Scarlino, Tuscany last month, Harm Müller-Spreer’s Platoon team are the form team of the six-regatta season so far. Second in Key West in January, runners up again in Miami in March and then world championship victors in June in the first of two Italian ...

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Argentario Sailing Week and Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge

Day 4 – Linnett Rounds – Argentario Sailing Week and Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge © Pierpaolo Lanfrancotti / Marine Partners

Fourth and final day of racing at Argentario Sailing Week with tricky wind conditions for the tacticians on board the 46 classic yachts in Porto Santo Stefano, Tuscany. At the start, a ten knot breeze from the north east that in the course of the race was replaced by the typical Maremma thermal breeze from the west-north-west. With the fleet ...

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Bol d’Or Mirabaud 2017

Bol d’Or Mirabaud 2017 © Yves Ryncki

The 79th edition of the Bol d’Or Mirabaud met the expectations of the most demanding yachtsmen, running under ideal conditions, with a sustained “bise” wind, sometimes strong at night. Hare are the highlights and the notable events marking this unforgettable edition. A mixed podium The three first boats winning in real-time had co-ed crews: a rare happening that’s worth noting! ...

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WIM Series 2017

Team Mac (Lucy Macgregor, Silja Frost, Rosie Watkins, Imogen Stanley, Charlotte Lawrence) powering upwind in Helsinki. Niklas Axhede / WIM Series

Despite a long day on the water in blustery conditions, 2010 Women’s Match Racing World Champion Lucy Macgregor (GBR) was quite upbeat about her team’s performance and their placement on the top of the standing after two days of racing in the 2017 Women’s Match Racing World Championship in Helsinki. “It’s been a really long day and we’re all pretty ...

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MC38 Winter Series

Easy Tiger VI and city skyline – MC38 Winter Series Act 2 © Bob Fowler

A moody Sydney winter’s day with sou’west breeze gusting close to 30 knots provided the first heavy weather hit out in a long time for the MC38 fleet contesting the second act of their Winter Series. Leslie Green’s Ginger sailed a faultless four race series, stand-in helm Julian Plante combining with Olympian Colin Beashel on main and a three newcomers ...

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America’s Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand - 35th America's Cup Match - Race 4 - Bermuda June 18, 2017 © Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

After the first race in the 2010 America’s Cup in Valencia, Alinghi tactician Brad Butterworth when asked to comment at the media conference on Oracle Racing’s 120ft trimaran’s blistering performance, put it simply – ‘That’s Speed with a capital ‘S’. The same phrase seemed appropriate to describe Emirates Team New Zealand’s performance over the first two days of the 35th ...

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Kiel Week

Vladimir Loginov and Daniil Usachev in 29er class - Kiel Week 2017 © Kieler Woche / OK Press

A full program for the first day of the international boat classes at the Kiel Week. Head of Organisation Dirk Ramhorst could look back at an opening day after five hours, which is really random indeed. Despite the late start, all 14 classes did sail the planned races. And on top of that, 18 crews of the National German Sailing ...

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Argentario Sailing Week & Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge

Day 3 – St. Christopher – Argentario Sailing Week and Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge © Marco Trainotti

For the third day in a row, picture perfect conditions at Argentario Sailing Week with 46 classic yachts and five photographers on the race course. A steady north westerly breeze gusting up to 20 knots and flat seas transformed the crystal blue water a fun-filled playground for competitors and photographers alike. The complete picture gallery with the different points of ...

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F16 Cat Worlds in Melbourne

F16 Worlds AF16CA Media

A large fleet is expected to take to the waters of Port Philip Bay at Royal Brighton Yacht Club in Melbourne this January which will see the top F16 Sailors from Australia and the World battling it out at the premier sailing location in Melbourne. Among the competitors there will be the top junior and youth mixing it with the ...

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America’s Cup-J-Class

Hanuman - J- Class Regatta - 35th America's Cup - Bermuda June 17, 2017 © Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

The J-class fleet stage an exhibition sail on the Great Sound today. The J-Class were used in the America’s Cup from 1930 to 1937 – now ten of the large yachts gave been massively restored – making a magnificent sight when they gather as a fleet and race together. Sail-World was on the water to see these yachts from another ...

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