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America’s Cup World Series training in Cagliari

INEOS TEAM @INEOSTEAMUK

The start of the new year has brought the start of INEOS TEAM UK’s winter training camp in Cagliari, Sardinia, as preparations stepped up another level before the first America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) event in Cagliari from April 23 to April 26, 2020. Speaking during the second week of camp, INEOS TEAM UK Skipper and Team Principal Sir Ben ...

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Boatwatch ~ Safety at Sea Information

Coast guard

Boatwatch.org provides a communications focal point/portal for the family and friends of cruisers with emergency communications needs and also for locating overdue and missing yachts/cruisers. They provide valuable assistance with the many governmental agencies responsible for Search and Rescue Operations throughout the world. If you have lost track of a loved one, friend or fellow cruiser at sea, or you ...

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RORC Transatlantic Race

French Wally 100 Dark Shadow finishes the 2019 RORC Transatlantic Race in Grenada - photo © RORC / Arthur Daniel

The Royal Ocean Racing Club have announced a new start date for the seventh edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race. Traditionally held in November each year from Lanzarote to Grenada, the next edition will start from Calero Marinas Puerto Calero on the 9th January 2021 and once again finish at Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina in Grenada. This date ...

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Overboard Locator CrewWatcher fastest way to rescue

CrewWatcher (Patent Pending)

CrewWatcher (Patent Pending) is an app-based crew overboard alarm system that is the fastest way to rescue a person who is overboard. The system works like a virtual lifeline and is made up of two components: a smartphone application and a small beacon that can be comfortably worn by each crew. The beacon does not require complex manual activation. The ...

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Clipper Race Leg 4 ~ Race 5

GoToBermuda - The Clipper Race Leg 4 - Race 5, Day 20 © Clipper Race

GoToBermuda received a warm welcome into the Whitsundays as the third team to arrive, crossing the finish line of Race 5 at 22:05:31 UTC. A strong start from Fremantle on the 22 December put Skipper David ‘Wavy’ Immelmann, First Mate Fabian Fisahn and the 13 crew members in good stead for the 3,415 nautical mile race which took them around ...

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America’s Cup

2. Emirates Team New Zealand - has there been changes to the mainsail clew control system? January 8, 2020 - photo © Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com

Emirates Team New Zealand skipper, Glenn Ashby, has confirmed that the team’s first launched AC75 had a major upgrade over the two-week Christmas and New Year break. “We had a big push last year, leading up until Christmas. After the break, everyone has come back fresher. Sometimes you need to have a break to make the gains moving forward. “That ...

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Sail Melbourne International Regatta

Finn Gold Cup © Beau Outteridge

Less than 200 days out from the Tokyo Olympic Games, Australia’s iconic Sail Melbourne International regatta will see the world’s best sailors from 25 countries and from all around Australia battle it out on Port Phillip at yet another world-class sailing event in the 2020 Melbourne Summer of Sailing series. Sail Melbourne International 2020 will be hosted by both Royal ...

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Macao Cup International & GBA Cup Regatta

IRC start. Macao Cup International & GBA Cup Regattas. - photo © Guy Nowell

Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Cup Regatta & Macao Cup International Regatt 2020 20 kts was promised, and that’s what there was – first thing in the morning. The first day of the GBA/Macao Cup 2020 got away to a fairly feisty start in the waters to the south of Coloane, which is the southern part of Macao as a ...

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BAVARIA C42 new

BAVARIA C42

The world premiere of the BAVARIA C42 at the boot in Dusseldorf from January 18 – 26/1/2020 The BAVARIA C42 is the logical progression from the BAVARIA C-line, but has its own distinct character. A modern, innovative hull shape with chines and a V-shaped bow developed by BAVARIA YACHTS guarantee both the best sailing performance and an unusually large amount of space below deck. clever details that ...

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Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta

2019 Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta - Day 1 - photo © Nic Douglass / www.AdventuresofaSailorGirl.com

To kick off the new decade, the 11th Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta got under way today under a sunny sky in a building nor’easterly breeze with a fleet of 33 yachts. The Race Officer, Southport Yacht Club’s own Mark Dingley opted to start the boats off on a Course 12, the Q1 extended course. Taking the first race in the ...

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