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2019 Sinebrychoff International 6 Metre World Championship

2019 Sinebrychoff International 6 Metre World Championship - Day 3 ©www.sailpix.fi

As the boats left the dock for the fourth day of competition at the 2019 Sinebrychoff 6 Metre World Championship in Hanko, Finland, there was a palpable sense of tension and anticipation. Ahead of the competitors lay two final races to decide the winner of the Open Division, with the leading three boats, Philippe Durr’s SUI Junior, Patrick Monteiro de ...

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Cowes SailGP

Cowes SailGP practise racing on Thursday evening © Sam Kurtul / www.worldofthelens.co.uk

Cowes SailGP practice racing: Dylan Fletcher puts a stake in the ground at home event Home town hero Dylan Fletcher and his Great Britain SailGP Team set the pace during practise racing on Thursday, placing a target on their backs ahead of their home event. The six national teams, comprising of the world’s best sailors, had their final day of ...

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470 World Championships 2019

Luke Patience and Chris Grube finish 7th at the Yamaha 470 World Championships, Enoshima, Japan ©Junichi Hirai / Bulkhead Magazine Japan

Race day 5 on Thursday 8 August was the day of reckoning at the 2019 470 World Championship in Enoshima, as the top-10 medal race line-up was decided in the 470 Men and Women and Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification spots earned. With three races to decide the four-nation qualification places on offer in the 470 Men and six in the ...

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Rolex Fastnet Race 2019 Overall

Multihull race start - Rolex Fastnet Race 2019 - photo © Carlo Borlenghi

The Rolex Fastnet Race is one of sailing’s ultimate challenges: a racecourse that has achieved mythic status, a turning mark that is a true icon in sport and a near 100-years of history and tradition. By winning the 2019 race, co-owners David and Peter Askew with the crew of the American yacht, Wizard, have become part of the enduring legend. ...

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New IMOCA60 Hugo Boss ~ Vendee Globe

The deck access hatch is more obvious in this shot. The cockpit has been moved forward, enclosed and the deck space used for 60 solar panels - Hugo Boss Launch - Gosport, UK, August 2019, - photo © Lloyd Images

Vendee Globe: On board the new IMOCA60 Hugo Boss Latest images and previously published video of the new Hugo Boss, designed by VPLP and Alex Thomson Racing as she was wheeled out of builder Jason Carrington’s facility. She is aimed at winning the Vendée Globe in 2020-21 – an event in which Alex Thomson set two single handed distance sailing ...

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Maxi Edmond de Rothschild secures Rolex Fastnet Race

Maxi Edmond De Rothschild wins the legendary Rolex Fastnet Race - photo © Yann Riou

Maxi Edmond de Rothschild secures Rolex Fastnet Race record in thrilling victory The 48th edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race, which set sail from the Isle of Wight yesterday, Saturday 3 August, is sure to go down in the event’s history thanks to the incredible way Gitana and Macif concluded the race! For their second fleet competition at the helm ...

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Rolex Fastnet Race 2019 video

Rolex Fastnet Race 2019 start ©Tom Hicks / www.solentaction.com

MACIF pipped at the post by Maxi Edmond de Rothschild in Ultim competition The 32m long Ultim trimarans laid on a spectacular finish in this 48th Rolex Fastnet Race resulting in MACIF, the leader since rounding the Fastnet Rock earlier this morning, being beaten to the finish line in the last breath of the race by her arch-rival Maxi Edmond ...

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Six-Regatta 52 Super Series 2020

Day 5 - Cascais 52 Super Series Sailing Week ©Martinez Studio / 52 Super Series

The 2020 52 Super Series season will visit South Africa as the showcase curtain raiser to a six-regatta year, which will also feature four reliable, popular favourites in Europe. The world’s leading grand prix monohull circuit will start with two regattas in South Africa in March and April and return to the Mediterranean for regattas in Scarlino, Tuscany in May, ...

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Shorthanded Round North Island Race

Start of Leg 2 - RNZ2019. They are all entered in the 2020 Evolution Sails RNI. - photo © Deborah Williams

The Round North Island Race (RNI), proudly sponsored by Evolution Sails, is New Zealand’s most iconic yachting challenge and the 2020 edition will feature the biggest ever fleet with the maximum 40 entrants now confirmed, if all the boats make it to the start line. This is 13th edition of the race, 43 years after the inaugural event was first ...

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MACIF Trimaran in the Rolex Fastnet Race

Aerial image bank of the maxi trimaran MACIF, skipper Francois Gabart, training off Belle Ile for the Route du Rhum, on October 22nd, 2018 © Vincent Curutchet

Full speed ahead for the MACIF Trimaran in the Rolex Fastnet Race Five crew members will help François Gabart try to win the legendary Rolex Fastnet Race, which will start on Saturday 3 August at Cowes (England). The goal of the MACIF trimaran crew is to push her as hard as they can! The MACIF trimaran crew are about to ...

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