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Puerto Sherry 52 Super Series Royal Cup

Puerto Sherry 52 Super Series Royal Cup day 2 - photo © 52 Super Series / Martinez Studio

It was places gained on successive runs during the second race today that keep Azzurra and Bronenosec in the top two places after four races at the Puerto Sherry 52 SUPER SERIES Royal Cup. ?At this new, challenging venue for the circuit, the key learning so far is that consistency is especially elusive in this high-level fleet on a race ...

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Argentario Sailing Week

Argentario Sailing Week - Porto Santo Stefano - photo © Fabio Taccola

Final preparations are under way to celebrate the 20th edition of Argentario Sailing Week starting on Thursday 19 June and wrapping up on Sunday 23 June 2019. Old hands and 10 debutants are making their way to Porto Santo Stefano to enjoy 4 days of racing on the crystal blue waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea with the islands of Giglio, Montecristo and ...

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Bol d’Or Mirabaud

Bol d'Or Mirabaud 2019 © Loris Von Siebenthal

Météo Suisse was forecasting it for 24 hours: a serious storm was going to descend on the Bol d’Or Mirabaud fleet around 17:00. This warning was precise and played out to the letter! After a start with light southwesterly breeze, followed by a pleasant afternoon, the sky fell on competitors’ heads with gusts of 50 knots, hail, no visibility… the ...

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50th La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro

La Solitaire Urgo Le Figaro 2019 Stage 3 - photo © Alexis Courcoux

Less than 24 hours after the start of the 450-nautical mile third stage of La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro, Alex Loison, (Region Normandie), is currently leading a breakaway trio which has earned a cushion of 18 miles since they escaped through a key tidal gate off the north eastern tip of the Channel Islands. Loison made a clear pass of ...

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Star World Championship 2019

Enrico Chieffi and Manlio Corsi racing on day 1 of the Star World Championship 2019 - photo © YCCS / Studio Borlenghi

The Star Class World Championship is off to a good start with today’s race run as scheduled despite light breeze. The Championship, which has returned to Porto Cervo after thirty years, is organized by the YCCS in collaboration with the International Star Class Yacht Racing Association (ISCRYA) and the support of Main Partner Audi and Technical Partners Quantum Sails and ...

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Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima 2020

Racing under Mt. Fuji © Sailing Energy / World Sailing

Entries for the opening event of the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series in Enoshima are now open and not subject to a qualification process. Enoshima, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition venue, will host sailors across the ten Olympic events from 25 August to 1 September 2019, immediately after READY STEADY TOKYO – Sailing, the Olympic test event. Sailors who ...

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Antigua Sailing Week & Cowes Week

Antigua Sailing Week to support Youth Day at Cowes Week 2019 © Paul Wyeth / www.pwpictures.com

Cowes Week Limited, organisers of Cowes Week, is delighted to announce that they have partnered with another famous sailing regatta, this time from the Caribbean, Antigua Sailing Week, to further support young sailors at the event. CWL have previously announced their youth initiative which offers discounted entry fees to boats with crews of under 25 year olds. The Under 25 ...

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Melges IC37 at the NYYC Annual Regatta

2019 New York Yacht Club 165th Annual Regatta © Melges IC37 Class Association

The Melges IC37 Fleet hit yet another milestone on Day 1 of the New York Yacht Club 165th Annual Regatta this afternoon, kicking off its second ever regatta since the Class’s inception. Teams battled their way through the 20 nautical mile Around-the-Island Race in breeze ranging from 12 – 22 knots and a sea state varying from flat water to waves as ...

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Quarter Ton Cup 2019

The Quarter Ton Cup fleet line up for the start of race 8 on the final day - photo © Waterline Media

Ian Southworth’s Protis today won the 15th edition of the revived Quarter Ton Cup, after dominating the regatta from start to finish. A full quota of nine races were sailed over the course of the three-day event, and Southworth’s team, which includes Led Pritchard, Lincoln Redding, John Santy and Mike Stannard, only finished outside the top three once. The icing ...

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Rolex Giraglia 2019

Rolex Giraglia 2019 © ROLEX / Studio Borlenghi

The yachts headed for the Giraglia rock driven by a good crisp wind of about 15-20 kn. After the suggestive Rolex crew party with 2900 guests on the Ponche beach, on the stroke of midday today the start procedures began for the long race of the 67th edition of the Rolex Giraglia. Regular starts for the impressive fleet that was ...

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