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Hobie® 16 World Championship 2016

2016 Hobie® 16 World Championship - Open Semifinals - Day 2

Hobie® 16 World Championship 2016 – The first group of competitors in day two of the 2016 Hobie®16 World Championship semifinals took to the water yesterday morning on Dapeng Bay in South Eastern China. By 11:35 the wind had arrived, conditions had improved considerably and the first competitors crossed the starting line in a favourable 12kt breeze. Slightly lighter conditions ...

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Tropical Storm Colin ~ Clipper Race

Clipper Race – Tropical Storm Colin packs more punches than expected

Tropical Storm Colin blasted over the fleet, packing a little more punch than forecasted yesterday. Winds gusting 70 knots, and exhilarating surfing speeds into the high 20s, provided a thrilling show in the Atlantic Ocean. In the race for the New York line honours, Garmin has edged ahead of ClipperTelemed+ this morning and now leads by 10 nautical miles after ...

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Rolex Farr 40 World Championship 2016

2016 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship film released

Rolex Farr 40 World Championship 2016 – The Rolex Spirit of Yachting film series present the Rolex Farr 40 World Championships 2016 — the action, highlights and memorable moments. This iconic regatta has captivated the yachting community since its inception in 1998. The 19th edition, held in Sydney, Australia, provided the perfect stage for close racing between evenly-matched, 40-foot monohull ...

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Maxi72s to New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta

Maxi72s bring speed and power to New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta

New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta 2016 – At the crossroads of elite power, performance and perspiration-inducing competition stands the Maxi72 class. While there are plenty of larger racing yachts, and many classes that put more entries on the starting line, this group stands out due to the immense size and refinement of each yacht and a concise set of ...

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New York–Vendée Transat Race

New York–Vendée Transat Race - Beyou emerges as the clear favourite

Jérémie Beyou on Maître CoQ has emerged as the clear favourite to win the slow-motion three-horse race in the Bay of Biscay sometime tomorrow afternoon, as fluky winds frustrated Britain’s Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss). At the 1445 UTC ranking, Beyou led the New York – Vendée (Les Sables d’Olonne) Race presented by Currency House and SpaceCode by 16 miles from ...

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Newport Bermuda Race 2016

Chinese sailing team enters 2016 Newport Bermuda Race

For the first time ever an all-Chinese team will race in the Newport Bermuda Race. Started in 1906 as one of the three most famous off-shore sailing racing competitions, the 2016 ‘Thrash to the Onion Patch’ is going to share its 50th anniversary with the first Chinese entry in its history— Team Noahs. Located in Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, ...

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New York to Vendée Race

New York to Vendée Race – Guessing games in the Bay of Biscay

The eighth day of racing brought a destroyed 65th birthday cake and the promise of a fascinating three-way duel to the finish that could down to seconds. As they enter the Bay of Biscay, the finish in Les Sables d’Olonne must feel like it is extending away like a mirage. At the 15:30 UTC ranking, Jérémie Beyou (Maître CoQ) led ...

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Rolex Middle Sea Race

Rolex Middle Sea Race – Very encouraging interest and response so far

As the Royal Malta Yacht Club is well into its preparations for the annual Rolex Middle Sea Race, the interest and response so far is very encouraging, suggesting that there will be another good fleet in 2016. A highly rated offshore classic, the race has in previous years have seen over 120 boats, representing over 24 countries, some as far ...

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JP Morgan AM Round the Island Race

The race starter announced for the JP Morgan AM Round the Island Race

The Island Sailing Club in Cowes, Isle of Wight, is delighted that Prince Michael of Kent GCVO, has been confirmed as the Race Starter for the 2016 J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race on Saturday, 2nd July 2016. Prince Michael is not competing in the Race and is visiting the Isle of Wight to carry out a number ...

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52 Super Series 2016

2016 52 Super Series - Back in the US of A

The 52 Super Series will return to the USA in 2017 for the third time since 2013. The world’s leading grand prix monohull circuit restricted activity to Europe in 2015 and 2016 as the latest generation of new TP52s was launched in the Spring of 2015 and this season is one of consolidation. The board of the 52 Super Series ...

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