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AAR Bermuda Hamburg Race

Varuna in action - AAR Bermuda Hamburg Race - photo © Tim Wright / RORC

It was the last chapter of an epic 3,500nm transatlantic rivalry between Jens Kellinghusen’s Varuna VI, and Boris Herrmann’s Malizia – Yacht Club Monaco. In the end, Malizia was the fastest boat on the water and first after elapsed time, but Varuna succeeded over Malizia in IRC Zero after corrected time. In the early morning hours of July 18, Malizia ...

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RORC Cowes Dinard St Malo Race

The start of the Cowes – Dinard – St Malo Race will be an impressive sight, the fleet will be in the starting area along Cowes Green and Cowes Parade from 0900 on Friday 13 July © Rick Tomlinson

Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with UNCL, Yacht Club de Dinard, Société Nautique de la Baie de St. Malo and the Royal Yacht Squadron. 130 yachts with nearly one thousand sailors competing, will be racing to St. Malo with the Royal Ocean Racing Club this weekend, arriving in the historic French port for massive celebrations. The ...

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20th edition of Voiles de Saint-Tropez

Voiles de Saint-Tropez 2013 © Gilles Martin-Raget / www.martin-raget.com

As anticipated, the 20th edition of the Voiles will bring together 4,000 sailors on both land and sea, for the final big bash of the Saint-Tropez season, onboard more than 300 of the most beautiful modern and classic yachts in the world. True to form, the team at the Société Nautique de Saint-Tropez and new president, Tony Oller, hope to ...

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International Paint Poole Regatta

Tight racing in the J/24s on day 1 of the International Paint Poole Regatta 2018 - photo © Ian Roman / International Paint Poole Regatta

Did you believe the weather forecast today? If you were in Poole Bay, or thinking of a trip to the beach in Bournemouth, then you’d have been very wrong to make other plans. The BBC were advising rain all morning followed by thunder and lightning in the afternoon and temperatures lucky to reach 18 degrees. Instead the sun shone, the ...

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Limassol Marina Living on the Sea

Limassol Marina

Limassol Marina combines elegant residences and a full service marina with an enticing mix of restaurants and shops. The final luxury homes at the Mediterranean’s most exciting destination, Limassol Marina. Limassol Marina has revealed that there are few units remaining at the Mediterranean’s most exciting destination and is offering buyers’ their last opportunity to experience the glamorous lifestyle that comes ...

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IMOCAS DISEMBARK IN MONACO 1st Monaco Globe Series 1-8 June 2018

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With IMOCA class and Race Committee representatives and skippers in Monaco to see the facilities, the Yacht Club de Monaco took full advantage to unveil details of the Monaco Globe Series, a qualifier for the next Vendée Globe. Being organised by the Yacht Club de Monaco from 1-8 June 2018, it is the first non-stop double-hander offshore race around the ...

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Marina Lanzarote RORC Transatlantic Race

Eric de Turckheim's French Nivelt-Muratet 54 Teasing Machine in the boatyard at Marina Lanzarote © Louay Habib / RORC

The start of fourth edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race – the first leg of the Atlantic Anniversary Regatta – is just a few days away and crews from the record fleet are making their last preparations prior to the 3,000 mile race. Twenty-two teams with sailors from all over the world have gathered in Arrecife’s Marina Lanzarote, excited at ...

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Sibenik start Melges 20 European Championship

2017 Melges 20 European Championship - Sibenik, Croatia International Melges 20 Class Association

The Melges 20 World League is on the verge of its ninth global event (out of 16 sanctioned, worldwide) spanning three continents (Asia, Europe and North America). Fresh on the heels of a very successful Sail Newport Regatta (championed by Drew Freides’ Pacific Yankee, also current Melges 20 World League North American Division leader), all attention turns to the 2017 ...

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RC44 Porto Cervo Cup

The RC44 fleet race downwind in Porto Cervo - 2017 RC44 Porto Cervo Cup © Nico Martinez http://www.nicomartinez.com

Uncertainly over the weather continued for day two of the RC44 Porto Cervo Cup, hosted by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda. In the event, competitors used most of their sails as, after a light to moderate start, the wind kicked in close to the class’ maximum limit and there were several significant shifts. Thanks to all this, there was plenty ...

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Vendee Globe ~ Big Blow is on its Way

THE BIG BLOW IS ON ITS WAY

A deep low will be shaking up the pack for a number of days, while the leaders put the Kerguelens behind them and gradually climb back up towards Australia. The weather is worsening in this wide open space around the islands in the Southern Ocean. Trindade, Martim Vaz, Tristan da Cunha, Gough, Marion, Prince-Édouard, Crozet, Kerguelen, Heard, and later  there ...

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