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J/70 Chilean National Championship

J/70 Chilean National Championship 2020 - photo © Cofradía Náutica del Pacífico

Fresh off sailing the recent J/70 South American Championship in Punta del Este, Uruguay, a number of teams headed back across the formidable Andes Mountains range back northwest to Algarrobo, Chile for the 2020 J/70 Chilean National Championship, hosted by Cofradía Náutica del Pacífico. Twenty-six teams participated in the regatta and many them participated in the training program provided by ...

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Tea Route ~ IDEC SPORT maxi trimaran

IDEC SPORT maxi trimaran is back racing

The IDEC SPORT maxi trimaran is back racing. Francis Joyon left Hong Kong this morning at 08:00:47 hrs UTC and is on his way to London in the framework of another record attempt: the Tea Route, for which the reference time has been held since 2018 by the Italian, Giovanni Soldini and the crew of the Maserati trimaran, who completed ...

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Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta 2020

Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta © RMYC Toronto

The dates again for the 14th running of this fabulous charity event, are February 22 and 23 with the Heaven Can Wait Charity Dinner to be held on Friday February 21st. The Entry and Fundraising Systems are now up and running so why not get your entry in now for the greatest fundraising regatta of its type on Lake Macquarie. ...

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America’s Cup World Series training in Cagliari


The start of the new year has brought the start of INEOS TEAM UK’s winter training camp in Cagliari, Sardinia, as preparations stepped up another level before the first America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) event in Cagliari from April 23 to April 26, 2020. Speaking during the second week of camp, INEOS TEAM UK Skipper and Team Principal Sir Ben ...

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Finn Gold Cup in Palma 2020

Finn-Akrobatik. © Robert Deaves

The 2020 Finn Gold Cup will be organised by the Club Nàutic S’Arenal from 8-16 May in the Bay of Palma, Mallorca. Entry for sailors and coach registration is now open through the event website at 2020.finngoldcup.org. The Notice of Race has been published here. Race 9 start – 2019 Finn Gold Cup day 5 © Robert Deaves The Real Club Nautico ...

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BVI Spring Regatta 2020

Fujin returns to join the highly competitive Offshore Multihull fleet which includes Coco de Mer and other Gunboats - BVI Spring Regatta - photo © Ingrid Abery

Sun. Warm. Cocktails. Beach. Sailing. If any part of this sounds good, get yourself to the Caribbean for the 49th BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival. 2020 promises to be another great event with a format that has proven a winner: Race week schedule will include the traditional Round Tortola Race for the Nanny Cay Cup, followed by Scrub Island ...

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Australian 505 Championship 2020


The International 505 Class has announced that the 2020 Australian Championship will be held as part of the annual Sail Melbourne Regatta. In what is the first of many international 5O5 open events around the world in the coming year, the 2020 505 Australian Open Championship will take place January 16-21, 2020. Melbourne is known for its great restaurants and ...

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Ocean Globe Race & Boot Dusseldorf

Eleven Nautor's Swan yachts feature in the OGR to date with 51,55,57,59,65 and 651 all entered. This is the Swan 59 ICEBEAR. - photo © Ocean Globe Race

Entries from 13 countries in the Ocean Globe Race are going strong, just six months after announcing the inaugural race starting in May 2023 The 10 entries in Adventure Class (47-56 feet production yachts) have now been filled and a waiting list has been established Eight entrants are now confirmed in the Sayula Class (56.1 to 66 feet production yachts), ...

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RORC Transatlantic Race

French Wally 100 Dark Shadow finishes the 2019 RORC Transatlantic Race in Grenada - photo © RORC / Arthur Daniel

The Royal Ocean Racing Club have announced a new start date for the seventh edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race. Traditionally held in November each year from Lanzarote to Grenada, the next edition will start from Calero Marinas Puerto Calero on the 9th January 2021 and once again finish at Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina in Grenada. This date ...

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Macau Cup ~ Greater Bay Cup Regattas 2020

Parade of Sail in front of Macao Science Centre. Macao Cup International & Greater Bay Area Cup Regattas 2020. © Guy Nowell

But first of all there was another Parade of Sail, which provided a pleasant and colourful sight as the combined Macao Cup and GBA Cup fleets cruised along the waterfront to the Macao Tower and back again before heading out to sea and round to the racing area. “An opportunity to bring understanding and appreciation of yacht racing to the ...

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