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Energy Observer

Energy Observer © Jeremy Bidon

Energy Observer now taking to the seas After travelling around France, Energy Observer is now off on her six year voyage to 50 countries, which begins in the Mediterranean for this Summer. She has already steamed over 5000nm, and made 12 stopovers in three countries. If she looks familiar it is because she was once the maxi cat, Formule TAG. ...

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Cowes Classics Week 2018

Winifred at Cowes Classics Week - photo © Rick Tomlinson

Preparation for the 11th Cowes Classics Week is officially underway. With the launch this week of the new 2018 website, competitors can now find information and enter the event. Racing takes place from 23rd to 27th July. Cowes Classics Week has grown strongly since its inaugural regatta and has in recent years been welcoming just shy of 200 yachts, all ...

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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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International 14 Easter Tray

International 14 Easter Tray at Itchenor - photo © ISC

Despite some notable absentees, including those (who shall remain nameless) who got as far as rigging up before thinking better of it on good Friday, a superb 18 boats contested the Easter Tray. The event is run traditionally at Itchenor over the first 3 days of the bank holiday and signals the start of the 14 season. Competitors came as ...

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Panerai British Classic Week

Panerai British Classic Week 2017 - Cetewayo, Volonte and Laughing Gull in front of Norris Castle © Guido Cantini / seasee.com

The fleet of timelessly gorgeous yachts will do battle in a series of extremely technical and demanding races with both wind conditions and changeable tides testing the crews’ skills to the limits. The Solent races are absolutely unique, thanks to the historic backdrop provided by this corner of sailing heaven and the exceptional technical standard of the participants. Not forgetting, ...

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BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival

Spectacular racing at the BVI Spring Regatta resumes on Saturday 31st March, Day 2 - photo © Alastair Abrehart

A brilliant day on the water made for thrilling starts in the CSA Racing division and close sailing for the top three finishers in all divisions. “It was really a terrific day,” Dave Brennan, Principal Race Officer for the Racing Division, said. “We worked in a lot of windward leewards, and sailing around the rocks for some reaching, so a ...

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BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival

Competing in the regatta for the first time - Performance Yacht Charter's Beneteau First 40 Lancelot 2 will be skippered by Dan McGanty - photo © BVISR

It’s business as usual around the docks at Nanny Cay as hundreds of sailors from around the world prepare for the first major event to be held in the British Virgin Islands since Hurricane Irma devastated the area last September. The scene today was one of crew scaling masts to take care of any rigging issues, checking sails that haven’t ...

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Normandy Channel Race

Photos:Jean Marie Liot

The Class40, a stable and fair box rule that groups together 12.18m-long offshore racing monohulls, is enjoying an unprecedented upturn. Boasting new boats, new racers and new partners, the Class could feature no fewer than 57 representatives at the next Route du Rhum this November. A race dedicated exclusively to the Class40, the ninth edition of the Normandy Channel Race ...

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Women’s Open Keelboat Championship

Dubarry Women's Open Keelboat Championship © Bertrand Malas

The Women’s Open Keelboat Championship will be returning to Hamble for its 10th anniversary edition in June 2018. This year the event, hosted once again by Hamble River Sailing Club, is being held on the weekend of 2-3rd June 2018. The volunteer team which organises WOKC is delighted that Dubarry has agreed to return as title sponsor, having been a ...

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IRC European Championship

The mix of inshore and offshore races makes the IRC Europeans attractive to European entries like Frans and Carla Rodenburg's First 40 Elke from the Netherlands - photo © Paul Wyeth / www.pwpictures.com

Following its debut as part of Cork Week in 2016 and a stand-alone event held in Marseille in 2017, the IRC European Championship this year will take place out of one of its spiritual homes. Coming to Cowes for the third edition and for the first time in the UK, a record-sized fleet will compete in the 2018 IRC European ...

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