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RORC Caribbean 600

Allegra - provisional winner of the multihull class after MOCRA correction - 2020 RORC Caribbean 600 - photo © Tim Wright / photoaction.com

For the second year in a row, David and Peter Askew’s Volvo 70 Wizard (USA) has taken Monohull Line Honours in the RORC Caribbean 600. Adrian Keller’s Nigel Irens-designed catamaran Allegra (SUI) is the provisional winner of the MOCRA Class. Tilmar Hansen’s German TP52 Outsider has finished the race and is currently the overall leader under IRC for the RORC ...

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The Clipper Race Leg 5 – Race 7


It’s been some time since the Race Viewer has depicted the combined Clipper Race fleet as achieving a speed over ground of more than five knots, but the fourth day of Race 7: The Lakewood Hills, Zhuhai Race can boast that. The upwind conditions have meant life on board is wet, at an angle and requires constant focus, as Punta del Este ...

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SailGP video

© Bob Martin for SailGP

SailGP speeds into Season 2 on Sydney Harbour After months of anticipation and fueled by the addition of two new national teams and the most decorated Olympic sailor ever joining the global league, the world’s fastest sail racing is ready to take over Sydney Harbour for the opening event of SailGP Season 2. Tom Slingsby’s Australia SailGP Team returns to ...

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Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta

Matt Allen's Ichi Ban was too good for the rest, clinching the division one title - 2020 Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta, final day © Bugs Puglisi

Matt Allen’s Ichi Ban has held off a fast finishing Secret Men’s Business to clinch his second Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta in a row. Geoff Boettcher and the Secret Men’s Business team won the first of two races on IRC today to force the result to come right down to the final race in what was a division one ...

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SailGP in Sydney

SailGP practice race in Sydney ©Nic Douglass / www.AdventuresofaSailorGirl.com

All seven SailGP teams were on the start line today in Sydney for the first round of practice races for the second season, including the winner of season one, Australia. While all eyes were on Ben Ainslie and his Ineos sponsored team from Great Britain, it was the young Spanish team who forced all viewers to toss out their form ...

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The Race Around


It is with great excitement that The Race Around can today confirm the first competitor campaigning to be on the start line of Class40s new around the world race. Having spend a decade on the Multi50 “Arkema”, Lalou Roucayrol embarks on a new adventure with Class40 culminating in The Race Around 2023. From the Medoc region of France, Lalou Roucayrol ...

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Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta

Carrera S with some spinnaker action on Day 2 of Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta 2020 - photo © Bugs Puglisi

Matt Allen’s Ichi Ban has added another picket to its Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta score, giving them the edge over rivals Secret Men’s Business as we head into the second half of the event. The traditional Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta ‘long race’ gave sailors glamour conditions and a race outside of Boston Bay, which showcased some of the ...

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RORC Caribbean 600 video

Ross Applebey's British Oyster 48 Scarlet Oyster enjoyed a good start in IRC Two - 2020 RORC Caribbean 600 - photo © Arthur Daniel / RORC

Sparkling conditions prevailed for the start of the 12th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club. The impressive 73-boat fleet gathered outside Antigua’s English Harbour, relishing the prospect of racing 600nm in stunning conditions.  A light south easterly breeze gave a gentle start to the race, but the fierce competition was exemplified by highly ...

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Clipper Race Leg 5 – Race 7

The Clipper Race Leg 5 - Race 7, Day 1 © Clipper Race

Following the spectacle and ceremony of the fleet’s departure from the Subic Bay Yacht Club in the Philippines, Race 7: The Lakewood Hills, Zhuhai Race is under way! Punta del Este was the first team to cross the starting line closely followed by Visit Sanya, China with Ha Long Bay, Viet Nam in third position. Clipper Race Director, Mark Light, ...

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Rolex Giraglia Race 2020

Rolex Giraglia 2019 © Nautor's Swan / Studio Borlenghi

The 68th edition of this Mediterranean Classic is now open for entries and the notice of race is available online. From June 5-13 between St Tropez and Genoa. Entry open for Rolex Giraglia Race 2020 Programme As usual, the Rolex Giraglia week begins with the Sanremo-Saint Tropez race which will start at midnight on Friday, June 5. Three days of ...

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