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Pacific Cup 2020

Start of the 2018 Pacific Cup, D division © Erik S Simonson / www.h2oshots.com

Entries for the 2020 Pacific Cup, the FUN race to Hawaii, are now open. The race is open to seaworthy boats in fully-crewed, doublehanded, and cruiser divisions. The race will start over several days beginning June 29, 2020. Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2020, the race has taken thousands of sailors 2070 downwind miles to the welcoming shores of Kaneohe ...

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Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2019

2019 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta © Tobias Stoerkle

Antigua’s 32nd Classic Yacht Regatta launches April 17th with a dramatically diverse fleet set to race in eight categories. Performers on the racing stage will include the Klaus Röder 158′ Tall Ships Chronos and Rhea; seven highly charged 29′ Petticrow Dragons and the Carriacou built 32′ sloop New Moon. Joining them are 66′ Herreshoff ketch Arrluuk and 72′ Fife ketch ...

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Yachting Cup at San Diego 2019

2017 Yachting Cup at San Diego © Bronny Daniels / North Sails

The San Diego Yacht Club is excited to announce that registration is open for the 2019 Yachting Cup, one of California’s premier spring regattas. The Yachting Cup will return to San Diego on Friday, May 3rd for an intense three days of racing on the Coronado Roads ocean venue and in San Diego Bay. Spectators can expect to see an ...

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55th LBYC Congressional Cup

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LBYC Congressional Cup In a stunning shakeup, Scott Dickson (USA) defeated Johnie Berntsson (SWE) in the semi-final series of the 55th Congressional Cup at Long Beach Yacht Club and will advance to Sunday’s finals to race Ian Williams (GBR), who curbed Taylor Canfield (USA) and his hopes for a fifth Crimson Blazer. Going into Day Four Berntsson, Williams and Canfield ...

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44Cup season opener in Montenegro

For Chris Bake's Team Aqua this is their 13th year competing in the 44Cup - photo © Pedro Martinez / Martinez Studio

Nine RC44 teams are set to make their debut on the beautiful waters of Kotor Bay, Montenegro for the first event of the newly christened 44Cup over 10 14 April. While the majority of teams have opted for strategic consistency, retaining the same crew as last year, a few key changes promise to mix things up. Entering the fray for ...

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New England J/Fest 2019

New England J/Fest © Matthew Cohen Photography

The third annual New England J/Fest Regatta is being hosted by Sail Newport the weekend of August 9-11th 2019. This is the third New England J/Fest Regatta limited exclusively to J/Boat owners and crews with racing and social events scheduled throughout the weekend. This event capitalizes on the very successful 2017 event and similar successful J/Fest Regattas held in other ...

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J/24 North American Championship 2019

2019 J/24 North American Championship - Final day ©Christopher Howell

Will Welles’ Bruschetta withstood a charging Tony Parker’s Bangor Packet to return the J/24 North American Championship to Newport, RI. Welles, two-time J/24 World Champion and now four-time J/24 North American Champion, came into Friday’s final two races with a slight two-point advantage over Parker. 2019 J/24 North American Championship – Final day – photo © Christopher Howell With boat owner ...

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Gorgeous BVI Spring Regatta

BVI Spring Regatta final day © Ingrid Abery / www.ingridabery.com

The sailors that participated in the 2019 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival could not have enjoyed a better long weekend of sailing in the sunny Caribbean in the British Virgin Islands. Hosted by the Royal British Virgin Islands Yacht Club and sailed out of the spectacular Nanny Cay Marine, the various members of the J/Tribe enjoyed racing the 48th ...

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Melges 20 World Championship

2019 Melges 20 World Championship © Hannah Noll

Like steeds in their stalls, a strong contingent of Melges 20s are waiting at the docks on Biscayne Bay. It’s the eve of the Melges 20 World Championship. The sailors are rested. The boats are measured. The race committee is ready. All of the final preparations have been made. All that is left to do is present our boats to mother nature over the ...

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55th LBYC Congressional Cup

55th LBYC Congressional Cup day 1 © Bronny Daniels

It’s been 10 years since Johnie Berntsson (SWE) won the Congressional Cup, but if today’s opener is any indicator, he could be celebrating his decennial anniversary with another Crimson Blazer. The Berntsson Sailing Team looked confident and strong in their bright orange jerseys, as they routed the competition on Day One of Congressional Cup racing at Long Beach Yacht Club. ...

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