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Supermaxi CQS ~ Round the World

Round the World racer rolls out Supermaxi conversion in Tauranga

Ludde Ingvall unveiled major modifications to his former 90 foot yacht when it emerged from the Southern Ocean’s shed in Tauranga, New Zealand today. The work has been undertaken with backing from Sir Michael Hintze. Ingvall, a former round the world yachtsman, world champion and record holder, has taken over a year to transform the yacht, from a fairly conventional ...

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China Cup International Regatta Retrospective – 10th edition

Retrospective – 10th edition of the China Cup International Regatta

Success or victory can be measured in a number of ways. There are the ten teams that won their respective divisions at this year’s China Cup International Regatta, but there are also the victories within those fleets. For example the all-Chinese crew who raced Tencent Board Game to seventh overall in the Beneteau 40.7 fleet, which numbered some very experienced ...

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Vendee Globe ~ Hugo Boss

Vendee Globe - New foils claimed to be 20% faster on Hugo Boss

Alex Thomson Racing’s Technical Manager, Ross Daniel, talks shoreside with James Boyd of the Daily Sail about the development and progression of the foil package on Vendee Globe entry IMOCA 60 Hugo Boss Hugo Boss is using sails from Doyle Sails in New Zealand. This Sunday, British sailor Alex Thomson, will begin his bid to become the first British sailor ...

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Tthe new 154′ sloop by Perini Navi

47m Sloop Design By Perini Navi

Perini Navi recently this innovative sloop. At 47m she features a large flybridge and amazing aft dedicated to sun bathing! The latest sailing yacht design to come from Perini Navi is this new 47-metre fast cruising sloop designed by the Italian Yacht builder’s experienced team, led by Franco Romani. A number of innovative features have been crammed into the new ...

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Female nominees ~ Rolex World Sailor of the Year

Rolex World Sailor of the Year – Female nominees

Marit Bouwmeester – The Laser Radial class has seen newcomers progress and Olympic medallists continue on their upward trend throughout the Rio 2016 quadrennial to form a formidable class line up. But it was the Netherlands’ Marit Bouwmeester who rose above the fleet and showed she was the most determined and focussed to claim the coveted Olympic gold medal. Bouwmeester ...

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Missy elegant sailing yacht

Missy is one of the most elegant sailing yacht out there!

Vitters Shipyard launched the 33m Missy back in July, in the Netherlands. Malcolm McKeon Yacht Design imagined this beautiful and sleek lines that define this sailing yacht. One of the most impressive characteristic  is her teak deck. Absolutely spotless, and perfectly wrapping around the roof and the aft, the curves of the deck are a masterpiece of craftsmanship. “Missy has exceeded ...

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Rolex World Sailors of the Year

Rolex World Sailors of the Year to be named in one week

Anticipation is high for the 2016 Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards, the most prestigious award of recognition in the dynamic sport of sailing, with just one week to go until the ceremony. The announcement of the 2016 female and male Rolex World Sailors of the Year will be made on Tuesday 8 November at the Casa Llotja de ...

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NZ Millennium Cup

NZ Millennium Cup grows in fleet and economic footprint

Two new superyacht entries, Pumula and Cavallo, have been announced for the NZ Millennium Cup (24-27 January), with local industry members reporting the event leads to direct economic growth for New Zealand. Pumula has traversed the world since her launch in 2012, voyaging 52,000nm to the earth’s extremes. The 37m Royal Huisman-build has travelled to far-flung climes, from Spitsbergen to ...

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Lipton Cup

Lipton Cup - Day 1 - Newport Harbor Yacht Club leads the way

Newport Harbor Yacht Club leads the way ~ Lipton Cup In contrast to some pre-event forecasts, the breeze filled in nicely for day one of the 102nd Challenge for the Sir Thomas Lipton Cup! Twelve teams from California, New York and Massachusetts raced on the San Diego City Front in J/105s on Friday afternoon during day one of SDYC’s signature ...

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Vendee Globe

Vendee Globe - A high risk event

Faster than ever before. More uncomfortable than ever before. The last vestiges of comfort have long gone. But more than ever the risk of injury is a big worry, not necessarily race ending damage to the skipper, but even strains, sprains, bruising and lacerations which would compromise their efficiency. Even when you are sitting in your cockpit, in heavy seas, ...

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