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Beneteau Cup 2017

Danske, skippered by Paul Eriksson, was the winner of the Spinnaker Division with a first and a second from the two races - 2017 Beneteau Cup © Alex McKinnon Photography http://www.alexmckinnonphotography.com

It is one of those superlatives that gets bandied around a lot, but after 26 years and thousands of participants it is entirely apt. Yes. 2017 saw the crew of Flagstaff Marine deliver another great Beneteau Cup. Just as with many of the previous iterations, even the weather could not impact on it all, and eventually did its bit to ...

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Clipper Round the World

PSP Logistics - 2017-18 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race © Clipper Round The World Yacht Race http://www.clipperroundtheworld.com

24 days after Race 2, the Stormhoek Race to the Cape of Storms, started from Punta del Este, including an unscheduled return to Uruguay after sustaining severe damage from a collision with a whale, the PSP Logistics team has made its long-awaited arrival into Cape Town tonight. Crowds of crew and supporters lined the quay, fellow race crew took to ...

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Vestas

Charlie Enright (USA) driving on Day 5 – Volvo Ocean Race © James Blake / Volvo Ocean Race

Vestas 11th Hour Racing crossed the finish line in Lisbon at 1408 UTC ahead of their competitors by a few hours earning eight points and are now the leaders of the Volvo Ocean Race. They led the seven-day race since the first night staying ahead of the other seven boats through the Strait of Gibraltar, around the island of Porto ...

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China Cup International Regatta

China Cup International Regatta © China Cup / Studio Borlenghi http://www.carloborlenghi.net/?

The 11th edition of the China Cup International Regatta opened with the passage race from Hong Kong to Shenzhen today. With around 1,500 sailors from 40 different nations and regions, this event is more international than ever and the competition tougher by the year. In the hotly contested one-design fleet of Beneteau 40.7s, Ellian Perch’s crew on My Side Team ...

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Gold Coast Marine Family Festival

Free Keel Boat Sailing at GCMFF Southport Yacht Club © http://www.southportyachtclub.com.au

Southport Yacht Club are hosting Gold Coast Marine Family Festival and Open Day on Saturday 11th November from 10am to 4pm. The Club will be open to members, guests and visitors, it is going to be an action-packed day full of everything marine related, and a lot more. An open day full of free fun, exhibitions, marine demonstrations, learn to ...

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Clipper Race Day 20

Day 20, Race 2 – Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Clipper Ventures

Thirteen days after re-joining Race 2: The Stormhoek Race to the Cape of Storms, PSP Logistics has hit another major milestone, passing the 1,000 nautical mile to go mark. PSP Logistics is also now over halfway through the Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint, after crossing the western gate yesterday. Whilst bonus points are on offer in the Ocean Sprint, the focus ...

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18ft Skiffs Spring Championship

Panasonic Lumix and Coopers-Rag and Famish Hotel continued their battle downwind – 18ft Skiffs Spring Championship © Frank Quealey / Australian 18 Footers League

Aron Everett, Courtney Mahar and Charlie Gundy gave a faultless performance in Quality Marine Clothing to take out race three of the Australian 18 Footers League Spring Championship on Sydney Harbour today. Skippering an 18ft Skiff for only the third time, Everett and his team led at every round mark before cruising to a 40s victory over Noakesailing (Sean Langman, ...

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Volvo Hong Kong to Vietnam Race

Mascalzone Latino. 2017 Volvo Hong Kong to Vietnam Race © RHKYC/Guy Nowell http://www.guynowell.com/

Confirmation of the heady winning streak for the Cookson 50 Mascalzone Latino, flying the colours of the Yacht Club de Monaco. After winning the world title on a difficult course off Trieste in the fiercely competitive and experienced ORC fleet, Vincenzo Onorato’s crew today celebrates its first place overall in the IRC fleet in the South China Sea in the ...

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Farr 40 MHYC One Design Trophy

Edake & Double Black - MHYC OD Trophy - Day 1 © Jennie Hughes

Gusty southerlies offshore on day one of the Farr 40 class’ Middle Harbour Yacht Club One Design Trophy turned the boats into a real handful and caused two retirements in the opening races. “It was pretty ugly,” said class president Gordon Ketelbey back at MHYC inspecting Zen’s rigging after a broken vang forced them out of race two. “Looking at ...

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Catamarans Cup International Regatta

Catamarans Cup International Regatta Event Media

Under the aegis of the Greek National Tourism Organisation, the Catamarans Cup International Regatta is ready to set sails. The event’s eighth edition has already been scheduled for the period of 21 to 28 October 2017 and aims to attract sailors and aficionados from all over the world, who will set sail for Greek islands of unparalleled beauty, while competing ...

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