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Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta

Seawave is among the Southern Wind yachts pre-enrolled for the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2019 - photo © Borlenghi / YCCS

The 12th edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta, organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda with title sponsor Loro Piana, is scheduled to take place in Porto Cervo from 3 to 8 June and looks set to be more thrilling and competitive than ever with 24 superyachts currently pre-enrolled. Owners who wish to join the fleet, including simply for ...

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Superyachts race in St Barths

Michael Kurtz / St Barths Bucket

North SY Expert Quinny Houry Sets The Scene For This Must Sail Event The St Barths Bucket has a placeholder on many calendars within the North Sails network. This annual superyacht regatta is a ‘must do’ for more than just its tropical location. The Bucket is considered one of the most Corinthian events of the superyacht circuit, mixing great sailing ...

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Eagle Class 53

Eagle Class 53, fitted out and beginning to fly © Richard & Rachel / Ocean Images

The completed Eagle Class 53 has now sailed in various conditions off St John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Finishing touches are completed and she is beginning to sail in her true form. We would really like to shine a light on some of the most incredibly talented but sometimes unsung heroes of the project. Fast Forward Composites not only ...

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Hurricane Predictions 2019

Boats were still grounded on St. John this month, though the hurricanes hit in September © Erika P. Rodriguez for The New York Times

In the last three years, utter destruction and devastation from hurricanes have wracked the Southeast United States from Texas to the Carolina’s, and some areas of the Caribbean. Florida based prediction organization Global Weather Oscillations Inc. (GWO) has consistently predicted months in advance the landfall locations of all 7 hurricanes to strike the U.S. since 2016. What separates GWO from other organizations is ClimatePulse ...

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Offshore Racing Association

Rear Adm. (ret.) William “Bill” Merlin '56 (far left) sailed aboard the legendary Merlin for the 2018 Newport to Bermuda Race with his son Chip. Merlin is shown shortly after the race started. © Daniel Forster / PPL

The Offshore Racing Association announces the launch of a 2019 research study called “The ORA H-Zero Handicap Analysis,” a multi-part project with the Marion Bermuda Cruising Yacht Race Association (MBCYRA) and Newport Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC). The research is led by ORA Technical Director James Teeters and initial funding has been secured. The purpose of the study is to ...

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ARC tour in Galapagos

World ARC 2019-20 - Start Leg 3 © World Cruising

After the World ARC fleet been successfully checked-in in the Galapagos, participants are now enjoying their time in Puerto Baquerizo on the island of San Cristobal. This morning the first World ARC tour started from the peer for a half day tour around the island. After 40min drive they first stopped at El Junco the biggest fresh water lagoon on ...

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Perini Navi S/Y 47m E-volution

http://www.perininavi.it/yacht/2018-s-y-e-volution-47m/

Among the boats in the Perini Navi shipyard is the construction of a new 47-meter long and 10.5-meter wide E-Volution sailboat with the new hybrid propulsion system that combines a diesel engine with an electric motor developed from Perini Navi. The entire boat was designed by the company’s internal team with its technological innovations and the experience gained over the ...

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NZ Women’s Match Racing

Juliet Costanzo (RPAYC - AUS) - NZ Womens Match Racing Championship - Day 3 - February 11, 2019 - photo © Andrew Delves

Light winds at the RNZYS meant Day 3 of the NZ Womens Match Racing Championships got off to a slow start this morning, but afternoon breeze filled in allowing the second robin to be completed and our semi-finalists to be decided. Celia Willison (RNZYS YTP) and her NZ Womens Match Racing team had a strong start to the regatta, winning ...

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EFG Sailing Arabia

2019 EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour, final day - photo © Vincent Curutchet / Lloyd Images / Oman Sail

The EFG Sailing Arabia The Tour fleet had a packed programme on the final day in Masirah, with no fewer than six Stadium races producing five different winners. Once again the island venue produced highly competitive racing, with a shifting and changeable wind testing the skills and adaptability of the 10 international crews taking part in the two-week challenge down ...

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Transpac Tahiti Race

Transpac Tahiti Race 2020 © Transpacific Yacht Club

The Transpacific Yacht Club and Archipelagoes Tahiti are pleased to announce their plans to organize the 16th edition of the Transpac Tahiti Race in late May 2020. This is one of the world’s longest classic ocean races, a 3570-mile voyage from Los Angeles to Papeete first sailed in 1925, with a small but influential group of boats and sailors counted ...

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