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Normandy Channel Race

Victory for Phil Sharp and Pablo Santurde in the Normandy Channel Race © Jean-Marie Liot / NCR http://www.normandy-race.com/

Not only did Phil and Pablo win the race on renewable energy alone, they also set a new record time of four days, 11 hours, 15 minutes and 50 seconds. Of the eight editions in this great Norman classic created by Manfred Ramspacher back in 2010, a dream comprising Briton and Jersey resident Phil Sharp, and the Spanish sailor from ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race

The day after the rescue: Les Crane, Skipper of the abandoned Farr 56, Monterey (BER) at the helm of Atlas Ocean Racing's Volvo 60, Esprit de Corps IV, (CAN) helped by Esprit's Skipper, Gilles Barbot on the grinder. - Antigua Bermuda Race © Tristan Péloquin

Esprit de Corps IV, skippered by Gilles Barbot finished the Antigua Bermuda Race on Thursday May, 18 after seven days at sea. For the last day and a half of the race, the French Canadian Volvo 60 had six extra passengers; Les Crane and the crew of Monterey who had to abandon their sinking Farr 56 in the early hours ...

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America’s Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand sailing on Bermuda's Great Sound testing in the lead up to the 35th America's Cup Hamish Hooper/Emirates Team NZ http://www.etnzblog.com

Newsroom’s Suzanne McFadden looks at the process behind Emirates Team New Zealand’s repair in Bermuda after the ‘love-tap’ on Day 2 or Practice Session 5: With a little cooking and round-the-clock devotion, Emirates Team New Zealand’s injured race-boat will be back on Bermuda’s Great Sound this weekend. The team have worked through the night at their Dockyards base to repair ...

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Rolex TP52 World Championship Scarlino 2017

Owner-Driver Harm Müller-Spreer steering Platoon - 2017 Rolex TP52 World Championship © Martinez Studio/52 Super Series

With Quantum Racing comfortably winning the 26 mile coastal race and Platoon taking second place, Harm Müller-Spreer’s German-flagged crew still top the standings at the Rolex TP52 World Championship Scarlino 2017 but their lead is cut to two points by today’s race winners, holders of the 2016 world title. From second position today, Quantum Racing seized their opportunity when the ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race

Spirit of Bermuda after crossing the finish line off St David's Light, Bermuda in the 935nmile race from Antigua © Tom Clarke

The Ballyhoo schooner, Spirit of Bermuda finished the Antigua Bermuda Race on 18 May 2017 around midday local time. The Spirit of Bermuda is the flagship of the Antigua to Bermuda Race and there is more than meets the eye to the 112ft three-masted schooner. Spirit of Bermuda is owned by the Bermuda Sloop Foundation, the brain child of founder ...

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Day 7 Antigua Bermuda Race

Day 7 – Antigua Bermuda Race © Tom Clarke

The magnificent 162ft schooner Eleonora, an exact replica of the 1910 Herreshoff-designed Westward took Line Honours for the Classic Class, finishing the Antigua Bermuda Race just before sunset yesterday, Wednesday 17th May. Eleonora is one of the most famous and best-known racing schooners in the world and will remain in Bermuda for the duration of the 35th America’s Cup. The ...

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World Sailing and Volvo Ocean Race

Team Alvimedica – Volvo Ocean Race © Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race, Volvo Group and Volvo Car Group will today become the Official Automotive Partner of World Sailing, the International Governing Body for the sport. As part of an ambitious plan, World Sailing will partner with the Volvo Ocean Race, owned by Volvo Group and Volvo Car Group, to develop the next generation of offshore sailors. ‘World Sailing ...

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Vice Admiral’s Cup

Jumping Jellyfish hopes to show last year's National Champs podium form again - Vice Admiral's Cup © Rick Tomlinson http://www.rick-tomlinson.com

The Vice Admirals’ Cup fires up on Friday with three days of racing on the Solent for the seven invited classes. While the Diam24od multihulls will be showing a clean pair of heels to the fleet, another class competing at the Vice Admiral’s Cup for the first time is the Impala 28. 40 years ago the David Thomas-penned One Design ...

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Saint-Barth Cata Cup

Saint-Barth Cata Cup 2016 © Pierrick Contin http://www.pierrickcontin.fr/

The Saint-Barth Cata Cup will celebrate its 10th anniversary on November 13-20, 2017. To make it a truly great event, the organizers have decided to offer wild cards to all duos that have won this regatta since it was created. Intrigued by the idea to team up again with their winning partner—for some as many as nine years later—and one ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race

Majestic schooner, Eleonora will make a magnificent sight as she arrives in Bermuda for the America's Cup © Tim Wright / Photoaction.com http://www.photoaction.com

Allegra, the Nigel Irens-designed 78ft catamaran skippered by Adrian Keller was the second boat to finish the 2017 Antigua Bermuda Race on Tuesday 16 May 2017 at 21 hours 40 mins and 53 secs ADT, taking Multihull Line Honours. News from the fleet still racing is that Les Crane’s Farr PH 56, Monterey had been abandoned after taking on water; ...

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