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Trophée Panerai ~ Régates Royales Cannes

The 40th Règates Royales - Trophée Panerai: the anniversary edition closes in style

13 knots, flat water, sun, blue skies and the stunning backdrop of the mount Esterel overlooking the Bay of Cannes. Who could ask for more on the opening day of the 40th Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai, after two days of waiting for the right conditions? All sails up, the armada of 200 classics, Dragons and 5,50 offered a display ...

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Régates Royales Cannes ~ Trophée Panerai

40th Régates Royales Cannes - photo © Guido Cantini / seasee.com

No racing for the opening day of the 40th edition of the Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai. An Easterly wind, exceeding 30 knots, a confused sea state out on the bay forced the race organisers to keep the boats at the pontoon and abandon racing. Tomorrow the weather should be improving, enabling the 200 crews to dock out and get ...

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Qingdao Mazarin Cup

Extreme Sailing Series™ Cardiff 2018 - Flying Phantoms - photo © Vincent Curutchet / Lloyd Images

In a matter of days, the twelve-strong international fleet of Flying Phantoms will descend upon Qingdao, China, for the first time in history to participate in the first ever Qingdao Mazarin Cup powered by Extreme Sailing Series™. Representing six nations: China, Hong Kong, France, New Zealand, Germany and Spain, the super fast foiling fleet will fly around Fushan Bay at ...

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Superyacht Cup Palma in 2019

2018 Superyacht Cup Palma © Claire Matches / www.clairematches.com

Make sure to save the date for the 23rd running of Europe’s largest and longest-running superyacht regatta from 19–22 June 2019. Our 23rd edition will again offer yacht owners, their friends, captains, crews and sponsors the opportunity to meet in an idyllic setting both on and off the water. The successful 2018 event reunited old friends and rivals along with ...

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Jimmy Spithill on sailing at 47.5kts on autopilot

MACIF gets onto her foils during sea trials, September 2018 © MACIF

Jimmy Spithill, twice winner of the America’s Cup takes time out from America’s Cup challenger Luna Rossa to have a stint of offshore sailing aboard the 30metre foiling trimaran MACIF – arguably the fastest sailing vessel on the planet. “Extreme. Frightening. Fast.” “It’s amazing what you get used to,” he commented. “In 30-35kts of wind we are getting up and ...

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Rolex Big Boat Series

2018 Rolex Big Boat Series - Final day - photo © Rolex / Daniel Forster

Bright sunshine, steady breeze and flat seas greeted the 76 teams for the final day of racing at the 54th edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series (September 12-16, 2018), hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club. The race committee announced a 15-minute postponement on both the Alcatraz and Treasure Island race courses to allow the breeze to consolidate and—given ...

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Golden Globe Race

Igor Zaretskiy called for medical advice after suffering a bad fall - photo © Group V team / PPL / GGR

As Jean-Luc Van Den Heede continues to set the pace across the South Indian Ocean, fellow Frenchman Loïc Lepage docked his Nicholson 32 Laaland in Cape Town, and Finland’s Tapio Lehtinen surprised himself and American/Hungarian Istvan Kopar by meeting up in mid-ocean. 73-year old Van Den Heede and his Rustler 36 Matmut now have a healthy seven-day lead over Dutchman ...

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Perini Navi Cup

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About twenty Perini Navi yachts are on their way to Porto Cervo for the seventh Perini Navi Cup, the world famous regatta reserved exclusively for yachts built by Perini. Organized in collaboration with the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, the event will be held in Porto Cervo, from September 19 to 22. The list of boats taking part in the competition ...

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Rolex Swan Cup 2018 video

Rolex Swan Cup - photo © Stefano Gattini

It is the largest, and most important, global meeting of Nautor’s Swan yachts. The fact that it only takes place once every two years adds even greater allure. An emblematic event in the sport of yachting, the Rolex Swan Cup continues to flourish. The 20th edition will welcome another sizeable international fleet, coming close to the event record of 125 ...

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IMOCA 60 Charal ready to head out to sea!

IMOCA 60 Charal © CDK Technologies

The IMOCA 60 Charal left the yard in Port-La-Forêt, Brittany this Tuesday 21 August 2018. Over the past 12 months, the Charal Sailing Team, partner Charal, naval architects VPLP and the CDK teams have become one behind the doors of CDK Technologies, where they have been working very hard to achieve the perfect osmosis. Yann Dollo, CEO of the CDK ...

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