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RigIt June Regatta

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Entries open for the Royal Southern Yacht Club Summer Series RigIt June Regatta The second edition of the Royal Southern Yacht Club Summer Series, the RigIt June Regatta, is open to entry for non-members and members alike. The overall winner of the four regatta series will win a fantastic all-inclusive entry to the 2020 edition of Antigua Sailing Week worth over £7000. ...

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D-Marin ORC World Championship 2019

The pre-Worlds regatta in early May gave local teams a chance to train before the main event © ORC Media

D-Marin Mandalina, Sailing Club Val and the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) are pleased to welcome 113 teams of competitors from 17 nations to the 2019 D-Marin ORC World Championship. The event runs over 31 May – 8 June and is based in the beautiful and historic town of Sibenik in Croatia, with race course areas set to the west among ...

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Samui Regatta

High calibre racing is expected with crews from around Asia competing at the 18th Samui Regatta © Infinity Communications

Asia’s favourite “Tropical Island Regatta” is set to return to Samui Island’s shores from 25 May to 1 June on Chaweng Beach and this year will be at a new venue, Synergy Samui Resort. Known for its high calibre of racing and tropical-chic parties, Samui Regatta is popular with sailors from around Austral-Asia and organisers expect to welcome competitors of ...

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Golden Globe Race 2019

Asteria was escorted the final 10 miles by Bernard Moitessier's famous French Golden Globe Race yacht Joshua. © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR

Barnacle growth was the root cause of Finnish skipper Tapio Lehtinen’s slow solo circumnavigation but the 110 day difference between his and Race winner Jean-Luc Van Den Heede’s time was definitely enjoyable. “I have certainly got my money’s worth from the entry fee.” Tapio had joked with Race organiser Don MacIntyre before his return to Les Sables d’Olonne at 20:21hrs ...

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Normandy Channel Race

Normandy Channel Race 2019 undeway © Jean-Marie Liot / NCR2019

The Race Committee released the 13 Class40s competing in the Normandy Channel Race bang on 15:30 hours local time this Sunday. It was with a typically Norman backdrop, cloudy skies with a few clear spells, perhaps in a nod to this 10thanniversary edition, that the fleet set sail after a clean start on a figure of eight-style circuit of around ...

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Rolex Capri Sailing Week

Alex Schaerer's modified Caol Ila R was today's surprise winner - Rolex Capri Sailing Week © Rolex / Studio Borlenghi

Two second win secures Caol Ila R Rolex Capri Sailing Week title Rolex Capri Sailing Week concluded in ultra-close fashion in the racer division today. Alex Schaerer’s modified Maxi72 Caol Ila R knocked Sir Peter Odgen’s dominant Jethou off the top spot on the overall podium after she secured a second place in today’s race as Jethou came home fourth. ...

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Round Belle-Ile Race

IDEC Sport, skipper Francis Joyon - photo © Jean Marie Liot / ALEA / IDEC SPORT

Francis Joyon and IDEC Sport back in the water for the Round Belle-Ile Race Since Francis Joyon’s win in the last Route du Rhum, the IDEC SPORT maxi-trimaran has been in the yard for her winter refit and repairs following what was a very tough Route du Rhum. Since that race, Francis has announced he will be taking part in ...

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Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous

Perini Navi to attend third Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous © Perini Navi

Perini Navi, one of the world’s leading designers and builders of sailing and motor superyachts, is taking part in the exclusive and international Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous at Viareggio between May 9 and 12. Three Perini sailing yachts will be in port for the Rendez-Vous: the 46m ketch Antara, the 48m aluminium ketch Morning Glory and Is a Rose, a 50m ...

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Women’s Regatta 2019

MHYC Women's Regatta 2019 ©Marg Fraser Martin

Middle Harbour Yacht Club Women’s Regatta 2019 Three races were completed for the MHYC Women’s Regatta in south-west to southerly breezes mainly 10-15 knots. Race Officer Elaine Fowler and the Middle Harbour Race Management Team had two short windward leeward races in the bag by 1pm, enabling a short rest before the passage race was under way at 2pm. With ...

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Great Veteran’s Race

Love and War, a three-times Sydney Hobart overall winner is racing in the Great Veterans Race today and the 75th Sydney Hobart in December. © Peter Campbell

93-year-old Gordon Ingate back on helm for Great Veteran’s Race Back in 1950, veteran yachtsman Gordon Ingate sailed in his first Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, skippering a little sloop called Jasnar. On Sydney Harbour today, the 93-year-old will again be on the helm of the 29-footer, competing in the Great Veteran’s Race. Ingate, then an upcoming young Sydney helmsman, was ...

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