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Maxi Edmond de Rothschild

Maxi Edmond de Rothschild - Brest Atlantiques © Yvan Zedda / Brest Atlantiques

Maxi Edmond de Rothschild is the winner of Brest Atlantiques They’ve done it! After 28 days, 23 hours, 24 minutes and 46 seconds at sea, Franck Cammas and Charles Caudrelier, accompanied by their media man Yann Riou, are the winners of Brest Atlantiques. Having crossed the finish line this morning at 10:24:46am (local time), this is the first major offshore ...

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73rd Ensenada International Yacht Race

Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race © Event Media

The Notice of Race and Registration pages for entry are now available for the 73rd edition of the 2020 Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race. These can be found on the event’s new website at nosa.org, with the start date scheduled for Friday, April 24, 2020. First raced in 1948 with entries that included Hollywood stars like Humphrey Bogart, Spencer Tracy ...

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images ~ CYCA Bird Island Race

Quieter moment for InfoTrack - CYCA Bird Island Race - photo © Bow Caddy Media

CYCA Bird Island Race gallery of images from Bow Caddy Media after the start, as the fleet headed out in 15-20 knots, and a whole heap of smoke haze. Black Jack won Line Honours and the Quest was the Overall Winner. Crew of Chinese Whisper – CYCA Bird Island Race – photo © Bow Caddy Media Bob Steel’s Quest was ...

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Round Antigua Race

Zingara, Conviction - 2020 Peters & May Round Antigua Race © Paul Wyeth

Kicking off the 53rd Antigua Sailing Week on Saturday, April 25, the Peters & May Round Antigua Race is separately scored and is open to spinnaker only classes of CSA, Multihull and Double-handed. Trophies will be awarded for line honours and best corrected time for overall CSA and Multi-hull around the 53 nautical mile course. For the fifth consecutive year, the Peters ...

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Brest Atlantiques

Maxi Edmond de Rothschild - Brest Atlantiques 2019 - photo © Yann Riou / PolaRYSE / GITANA SA

Following Sodebo Ultim 3’s retirement, the fleet of three trimarans still racing on Brest Atlantiques embark on a third Atlantic crossing, this time between the Namibian coast and Brazil, to round the St Helena high to the north. This section of the race requires clever strategy to negotiate the course, to choose when to gybe and which angles to set ...

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St. Barth Cata-Cup

St. Barth Cata-Cup - photo © Pascal Alemany

The 12th edition of St.Barth Cata Cup opened on Thursday, November 21. On this first day of racing, the 60 participating duos that expected to sail in light winds were finally able to enjoy winds of 8 to 15 knots. However, the conditions were rather unstable in terms of force and direction, making it hard for some but perfect for ...

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RORC Season’s Points Championship 2019

Trevor Middleton's British Sun Fast 3600 Black Sheep sails into the sunset with a clutch of trophies after their highly success RORC Season's Points Championship win - photo © Rick Tomlinson

The 2019 Royal Ocean Racing Club Annual Dinner and Prize Giving was held in the Grand Connaught Rooms with 250 guests attending the spectacular black tie event. Prize winners, competitors, crews, RORC members and guests celebrated the year’s achievements with the Royal Ocean Racing Club. A champagne reception was followed by dinner and the prize giving in the Grand Connaught ...

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Overall 44Cup Palma 2019

Lively downwind legs saw several broaches in the big wind and waves - 2019 44Cup Palma - photo © Pedro Martinez / Martinez Studio

It was supposed to be a heavyweight bout between Chris Bake’s Team Aqua and Vladimir Prosikhin’s Team Nika. These two, among the oldest, most successful teams in the high performance one design monohull class, started the 44Cup Palma, the final event of the season, separated by just one point at the top of the 2019 44Cup leaderboard. Behind them Igor ...

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GC32 Oman Cup

Adam Minoprio and his crew have their work cut out if they are to challenge Alinghi tomorrow - GC32 Oman Cup day 3 - photo © Sailing Energy / GC32 Racing Tour

While it may have been their turn to be top scoring boat on day three of the GC32 Oman Cup, the maths is not looking great for Oman Air in their fight with Alinghi to become 2019 GC32 Racing Tour champions. Going into the final day tomrrow, whichever teams comes out on top will win the big prize. Currently the ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre

11th Hour Racing on the charge - Transat Jacques Vabre day 9 - photo © Amory Ross

Hugo Boss said today (Monday) that after exhausting all the options, they had decided to cut the keel off their 60ft monohull after damage forced them to withdraw from the 14 edition of the Transat Jacque Vabre Normandie Le Havre on Sunday. “Last night Alex and Neal were both able to get some rest on board Hugo Boss,” Ross Daniel, ...

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