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Rolex Giraglia 2018

Sanremo-Saint Tropez Race - Rolex Giraglia © Yacht Club Italiano

On the stroke of midnight, the first starting gun of the Rolex Giraglia 2018 will be fired, marking the start of the Sanremo-Saint Tropez race. Great excitement on the quays of the Sanremo Yacht Club before the miles that separate the two coastal cities. Skippers’ briefing at 6pm, cocktails on the quayside and fireworks at 10:30pm to salute the crews. ...

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Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta

My Song - Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta © Borlenghi / YCCS

The weather has been unusually uncooperative for the start of the 2018 edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta, organised by the YCCS with the support of title sponsor Loro Piana. The Costa Smeralda was wet and windless this morning, with the AP flag flying ashore over the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda from 9.30 a.m. to signal that racing was ...

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Extreme Sailing Series

Extreme Sailing Series™ metres in front of the spectators - Barcelona 2017 - photo © Lloyd Images

In one week’s time, the Extreme Sailing Series™ fleet of seven hydro-foiling GC32 catamarans will descend on Barcelona for the third Act of the 2018 circuit. Four days of foiling action off the Catalonian coastline is set to thrill the Spanish crowds, as the elite-level international crews battle it out for a Barcelona Act win. A prestigious venue offering up ...

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Monaco Globe Series

Newrest-Art and Fenêtres arrival - Monaco Globe Series - photo © YCM

It was 08:17 this Thursday morning when SMA skippered by Paul Meilhat and Gwénolé Gahinet crossed the finish line of these first Monaco Globe Series, that kicks off the new world championship IMOCA 2018/2020, organised by the Yacht Club of Monaco. It was an intense and thrilling race down to the last few miles for the winners as well as ...

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Golden Globe Race

2018 Golden Globe Race course © 2018 Golden Globe Race

With less than month to the start of the Golden Globe Race from Les Sables d’Olonne on July 1st, skippers are working feverishly to complete their preparations ready to take part in the Suhaili 50 Falmouth Parade of Sail celebrations between 11-14th June to mark the 50th anniversary of Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’s departure from the port to start the original ...

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Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta

My Song, Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2018 © YCCS/Borlenghi

All is ready in Porto Cervo for the 11th edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta, with the first race scheduled for tomorrow, June 6, on the waters of the Costa Smeralda. The event provides a unique combination of spectacular sailing between the islands of the La Maddalena archipelago and elegant social events ashore and will run through Saturday, June ...

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America’s Cup

Duccio Colombi (ITA) will head the sailing program for Adelasia di Torres © Google

With three weeks left to run until the close of entries for the 36th America’s Cup, a Sardinian team has announced that its entry has been accepted by the Defender, the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron. The team has been rumoured for some time, but would not confirm its entry when queried by Sail-World after media reports three weeks ago. ...

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Antigua Sailing Week ~ Fever-Tree Sailing Series

Fever-Tree Sailing Series at Antigua Sailing Week © Paul Wyeth / www.pwpictures.com

Fever-Tree, the world’s leading premium mixer brand, continues to gain popularity within the international sailing community with its iconic bar activations and perfectly served drinks delighting both sailors and spectators’ alike. The Fever-Tree Sailing Series is extending the brand into new territories and introduces the unique Fever-Tree experience to the wider international sailing audience. Commenting on the momentum behind the ...

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J/24 UK National Championship & International Paint Poole Regatta

International Paint Poole Regatta 2018 day 1 © Ian Roman / International Paint Poole Regatta

The 2018 J24 UK National Championship was held over the bank holiday weekend of 26th-28th May as part of the International Paint Poole Regatta. With thunder and rain forecast, the regatta weekend looked bleak, but miraculously the sun shone through to bring a very hot and desirable event. With twenty-one entries, the J24 class was the largest fleet in the ...

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Audi SAILING Champions League Semifinal Overall

Circolo della Vela Bari, Audi SAILING Champions League - Porto Cervo 2018. - photo © SCL / Lars Wehrmann

The team representing Circolo della Vela Bari, led by Simone Ferrarese, has claimed victory in the first semifinal of the SAILING Champions League in Porto Cervo. Austria’s Bregenz Yacht Club took second place followed by the French team from Club de Voile St Aubin Elbeuf in third. The final, which will award the title of Best Sailing Club 2018, will ...

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