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America’s Cup

America's Cup - Challenger and Defender line up for practice race

The America’s Cup Defender, Oracle Team USA and the Challenger Softbank Team Japan have been practising in their AC45S catamarans in Bermuda. Practice racing by the Defender against Challengers gives Oracle Team USA the opportunity to hone its match racing skills and develop its playbook, says the team. But it doesn’t always go your way although sometimes those make the ...

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35th America’s Cup

35th America's Cup schedule announced

The full event schedule for the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda in 2017 has been confirmed, outlining the calendar of almost five weeks of world class sailing action which lies ahead in the beautiful waters of Bermuda, starting on May 26th and finishing on or around June 27th 2017. The opening race of the 35th America’s Cup will be race ...

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52 Super Series Cascais Cup

52 Super Series Cascais Cup – Third up

The race for third place on the 2015 52 Super Series podium provided some of the most exciting moments at the end of last season and it looks as if the finale to this year will be no different. On the last racing day of last year in Cascais, Ergin Imre’s Provezza suffered a five place swing and ended up ...

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First all female crew make successful debut ~ Extreme Sailing Series

Extreme Sailing Series - First all female crew make successful debut

Nine laps of the planet, 11 Olympic Games, one gold medal and one silver, 13 world championship titles and 45 national event wins. As team CVs go, Thalassa Magenta Racing’s is up there with the best. The 12-strong crew might be new to the Extreme Sailing Series™ but they’re already making waves as the first all-female team to compete on ...

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Cheeki Rafiki tragedy

Cheeki Rafiki tragedy - Director and company charged with manslaughter

A director of Stormforce Coaching has been charged with four counts of gross negligence manslaughter after the capsize and loss of four sailors aboard a yacht returning from a cruise rally to England. The Beneteau First 40.7, Cheeki Rafiki capsized 720nm off the Nova Scotian Coast in May 2014, after losing her keel. The crew reported by email and phone ...

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Auckland Water Boat Show

Auckland On the Water Boat Show opens full of the Joys of Spring

Despite the inclement weather that has been the New Zealand’s daily fare for too long, the Auckland On the Water Boat Show enjoyed a beautiful Spring day for its opening. Today was the first of the four-day show and is also the first time that the Show has been held in the school holidays. Certainly, the visitor flow seems to ...

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Brooklin Boat Yard starts construction 91-foot Sloop

Brooklin Boat Yard starts construction of 27.80m custom sloop

Brooklin Boat Yard has begun construction of a custom 91-foot cold-molded, flush-deck sloop for a repeat customer. The design is by Bruce Johnson and the Brooklin Boat Yard design office. The boat will take 18 months to build and will be delivered in the spring of 2018. The yacht is designed primarily for high-performance cruising along coastal U.S. waters. Featuring ...

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Phuket King’s Cup 2016

2016 Phuket King’s Cup - 30th anniversary edition

The Phuket King’s Cup Regatta will again put on a spectacular display of the finest sailing talent from around the world, competing on the Andaman Sea to win the greatest sailing trophy in all of Asia from 3-10 December 2016. This 30th Anniversary year is a culmination of the hard work, dedication, passion and heritage which have been hallmarks of ...

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Loch Ness Monster’ is Totally Legit

Some People Think This New Photo of the ‘Loch Ness Monster’ is Totally Legit

Some People Think This New Photo of the ‘Loch Ness Monster’ is Totally Legit Over the years a number of people have come forward with photos claiming to show the legendary Loch Ness monster, but most of them are almost always determined to be hoaxes or cases of mistaken identity. But a new image taken by a amateur photographer and whisky warehouse ...

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Cannes Yachting Festival 2016

Cannes Yachting Festival 2016

For six days, the Cannes Yachting Festival turns the city of Cannes, on the French Riviera, into the world capital of boating and yachting. PALAIS This area at the main entrance of the Cannes Yachting Festival includes the interior of the Palais des Festivals and the outdoor space on the waterfront. Head inside for boat builders, architects, the broker & charter area, banks, shipping agents, boating service companies ...

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