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Inaugural Corfu Challenge

Maxi 72s Cannonball, Momo and Bella Mente competing in the 2017 Palma Vela in Mallorca, Spain © Pedro Martinez / Sailing Energy http://www.sailingenergy.com/

The Maxi 72 Class has pulled out all the stops this year, showcasing a more competitive fleet of race yachts than ever before. Next week the teams will take on the new waters of the Ionian Sea for the the inaugural Corfu Challenge in Corfu, Greece, scheduled July 4-8. Bella Mente Racing will be one of the seven world-class yachts ...

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Extreme Sailing Series

Extreme Sailing Series - Lisbon Lloyd Images http://lloydimagesgallery.photoshelter.com/

Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 3, Madeira Islands will see the regular fleet joined by Portuguese-flagged wildcard Team Extreme, which is supported by The Magenta Project. The crew is unique in that it features four female sailors, who are on a mission to prove that females have a place in high-performance sailing regattas. The work of The Magenta Project aims to ...

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RPAYC Marine Bluewater Series

The fleet leaving Broken Bay on their way to Southport © Andrea Francolini http://www.afrancolini.com/

The Club Marine East Coast Blue Water Pointscore Series (BWPS) is the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club’s premier offshore Series, conducted along the east coast of Australia between September and April, which now includes the new Club Marine Pittwater to Paradise Regatta. The 2017-18 Series begins with a Pittwater to Bird Island return race, which is situated north of Norah ...

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Sir Robin Knox Johnston and HotelPlanner.com CEO Tim Hentchel – Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race © Shaun Roster

HotelPlanner.com, the leading online provider of group and individual travel services, will make its global ocean-racing debut as a Team Partner in the eleven-month duration Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race, which will start from Liverpool, UK, on Sunday, 20 August, 2017. The HotelPlanner.com yacht will be one of twelve teams participating in the eleventh edition of the unique ...

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Vodafone Dock-In Show ~ America’s Cup

Shore team and boatbuilding co-ordinator, Sean Regan holds the America's Cup at the presentation to Emirates Team NZ after their win in the America's Cup 2017, June 26, 2017 - Great Sound Bermuda Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

Peter Lester and Martin Tasker set up an interviewing position inside the Emirates Team New Zealand base during the post-America’s Cup celebrations, and got some of the key players to let a few cats out of the bag, after they’d had a couple of beers. This is a must view for all Cup fans to get the inside view of ...

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Transpac Race 2017

Biennial Transpac Race 2017 © Sharon Green/Ultimate Sailing

The first wave of three starts to the 49th edition of the 2017 biennial Transpac Race starts next Monday, July 3rd, when 17 yachts in three monohull divisions will cross the start line at Point Fermin in Los Angeles to race to the finish at Diamond Head in Honolulu 2225 miles away. In addition, one yacht in the multihull division ...

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GKSS Match Cup Sweden

GKSS Match Cup Sweden WMRT http://www.worldmatchracingtour.com

Perhaps it is the long Swedish involvement in the World Match Racing Tour such as its present owner Aston Harald Sports, manufacturer of the high performance M32 catamaran. Perhaps it is the strong following that match racing and match racers have in Sweden. Perhaps it is Marstrand: part dream destination for the start of Swedish summer vacation, part natural sailing ...

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RC44 Championship

Artemis Racing in the azure waters off Porto Cervo – RC44 Championship © Martinez Studio / RC44 Class

Competition on the 2017 RC44 championship resumes this week with the second event of the season in the Italian sailing mecca of Porto Cervo. Thanks to its reputation for strong winds and flat water alongside the hospitality of the event’s hosts, the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda at their magnificent clubhouse, Porto Cervo annually attracts to the Mediterranean’s most prestigious regattas. ...

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GC32 Villasimius Cup

Malizia - Yacht Club de Monaco enjoying perfect foiling conditions in Sardinia – GC32 Villasimius Cup © Jesus Renedo / GC32 Racing Tour

Seven teams are about to be unleashed at the GC32 Villasimius Cup, the second stage of the 2017 GC32 Racing Tour, with high-speed foiling competition due to kick off on Wednesday in Sardinia. Having arrived at the spectacular Marina di Villasimius, some of these experienced competitors are wondering why there has never been a major international regatta here before. Today ...

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America’s Cup ~ Emirates Team New Zealand

Emirates Team New Zealand - Match, Day 5 - Race 9 - 35th America's Cup - Bermuda June 25, 2017 Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

Emirates Team New Zealand have compiled this video after their win today in the 35th America’s Cup.   by Sail-World.com/nz and Emirates Team

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