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Volvo 49er, FX, Nacra, European Championships

Day 5 of the Volvo Nacra 17, 49er and 49er FX European Championship © Drew Malcolm

Volvo 49er, FX, Nacra, European Championships at the WPNSA 49erFX: Kiwis make a move on the podium The Brazilians have shown remarkable consistency throughout the week, although even Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze put a slight blot on their pristine copybook with a 12th in the middle of three races on Friday. The other scores were a 5th and a ...

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Star European Championships 2019 and Star Sailors League Breeze Grand Slam

ITA 8533 / Skipper: Diego Negri / Crew: Frithjof Kleen - 2019 Star European Championships and Star Sailors League Breeze Grand Slam ©Marc Rouiller

It was another tough day physically and mentally for the sailors at the Star Sailor’s League Breeze Grand Slam and Star Europeans, with big scores for many. Robert Scheidt and Henry Boening (BRA) delivered another masterclass on the second day of racing at the Star Sailors League Grand Slam Breeze and European Championship, leading the field after a big day ...

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Rolex Capri Sailing Week

Inside track pays for Vesper passing the Favaglioni - Rolex Capri Sailing Week © Rolex / Studio Borlenghi

For day two of inshore racing for the maxi boats at Rolex Capri Sailing Week it was extremely hard to decide one’s wardrobe; both sails and clothes. The day started with an unfamiliar chilly 20 knot offshore northeasterly that kicked up a lumpy sea just off Capri’s Marina Grande. Then the wind shut down completely. It then re-established, the day ...

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Round Belle-Ile Race

IDEC Sport, skipper Francis Joyon - photo © Jean Marie Liot / ALEA / IDEC SPORT

Francis Joyon and IDEC Sport back in the water for the Round Belle-Ile Race Since Francis Joyon’s win in the last Route du Rhum, the IDEC SPORT maxi-trimaran has been in the yard for her winter refit and repairs following what was a very tough Route du Rhum. Since that race, Francis has announced he will be taking part in ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race 2019

Morgen Watson and Meg Reilly's Pogo 12.50 from Canada took third place in CSA - 2019 Antigua Bermuda Race - photo © Tobias Stoerkle

With all yachts accounted for in the 2019 Antigua Bermuda Race, Giles Redpath’s Lombard 46 Pata Negra (GBR), skippered by Andy Liss, has posted the best corrected time under IRC, winning the Warrior Trophy. In a dramatic finish for second place, Peter Grueterich’s xP-44 Xpatriate (USA) corrected out to take runner-up by just 21 minutes after over five days of ...

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Tour Voile 2019

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2019 Tour Voile: 23 teams ready to put on a show Key points: Start in Dunkirk on 5th July / Finish in Nice on 21st July 17 days of adrenaline and unrelenting battles Victory will distinguish the best all-round sailors New: mixed classification and territorial identifications A celebration shared on land with spectators All the information is available in the ...

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Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous

Perini Navi to attend third Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous © Perini Navi

Perini Navi, one of the world’s leading designers and builders of sailing and motor superyachts, is taking part in the exclusive and international Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous at Viareggio between May 9 and 12. Three Perini sailing yachts will be in port for the Rendez-Vous: the 46m ketch Antara, the 48m aluminium ketch Morning Glory and Is a Rose, a 50m ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race 2019

Pata Negra - 2019 Antigua Bermuda Race, Day 6 © Tobias Stoerkle / www.sailing-photography.com

Six yachts are expected to finish the 2019 Antigua Bermuda Race today, Monday 13 May. Afansay Isaev’s Grand Mistral 80 Maxi Weddell (RUS) is expected to finish around midday taking second place in Line Honours, but Weddell will be outside the IRC corrected time set by SHK Scallywag. Three yachts are in a thrilling battle to win the Warrior Trophy ...

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Capri Classica 2019

Mariette of 1915 closes on the Faraglioni prior to claiming round one of the Schooner Cup Series - Capri Classica 2019 © Gianfranco Forza

Mariette of 1915 and Naema are schooner winners at Capri Classica 2019 Racing between the giant schooners concluded on Saturday in Capri with the first round of the Schooner Cup Series. For 2019 this comprises single races here in Capri and at September’s Monaco Classic Week and Les Voiles de St Tropez where the winner will be awarded the Schooner ...

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Women’s Regatta 2019

MHYC Women's Regatta 2019 ©Marg Fraser Martin

Middle Harbour Yacht Club Women’s Regatta 2019 Three races were completed for the MHYC Women’s Regatta in south-west to southerly breezes mainly 10-15 knots. Race Officer Elaine Fowler and the Middle Harbour Race Management Team had two short windward leeward races in the bag by 1pm, enabling a short rest before the passage race was under way at 2pm. With ...

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