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World Cup Final sailors

Diego Botin carries the Spanish flag - 2017 World Cup Series Final © Pedro Martinez http://www.tp52worldchampionship.com/

Sailors from 41 nations received an open top bus welcome at the 2017 World Cup Series Final opening ceremony in Santander, Spain. Flag bearers from each nation waved their flags around the city of Santander before arriving to a rapturous welcome from the gathering crowd outside the Festival Palace and High Performance Sailing Centre, the CEAR Principe Felipe. The biggest ...

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Golden Globe Race 2018 ~ Susie Goodall

Susie Goodall secures DHL as primary sponsor for 2018 Golden Globe Race entry © Golden Globe Race

British yachtswoman Susie Goodall has secured DHL Express as her primary sponsor for her 2018 Golden Globe Race entry. Goodall (27) from Bournheath, Worcestershire, is the youngest among a 30-strong entry list and one of two female competitors to take on one of the hardest challenges – to sail solo non-stop around the globe, starting from Plymouth UK on 30th ...

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Panerai British Classic Week

Panerai British Classic Week celebrates the Grande Dames of the Sea © Guido Cantini / Panerai

Following the announcement of the sponsorship of Team Oracle USA and SoftBank Japan at the America’s Cup, Officine Panerai are proud to continue their support of Panerai British Classic Week, taking place in Cowes, Isle of Wight between the eighth and 15th July 2017. Now in its 16th year, the regatta has been part of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge, ...

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New Jeanneau 51

Much anticipated new Jeanneau 51 arrival 38 South Boat Sales

The first of the new Jeanneau 51’s in Australia arrives next month and is eagerly awaited. With three already sold to NSW buyers sight unseen, and the model selling strongly Worldwide, this is another success story in Jeanneau’s continued strength as the number one builder of production yachts over 50 feet, a position that it has held now for over ...

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Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Race Week

The Balmain Girls - Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Race Week © Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Race Week

What do four women from the Balmain Sailing Club, a current S80 Australian state champion, a winemaker and Farr yachts have in common? Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Race Week 2017 is the answer as two crews from Australia are heading up to Phuket for some warm weather sailing 19-23 July at the 14th edition of this award-winning Race Week. Con ...

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Piracy & Security Incident Reports 2017

Piracy & Security Incident Reports 2017

The global site for cruising sailors Piracy & Security Incident Reports 2017  Puerto Rico, Spanish Virgin Islands, Vieques: Dinghy & Outboard Thefts – 2017 SVG, Canouan, Charlestown Bay (Tamarind Hotel): Security Incidents Rio Dulce, Guatemala to Utila, Honduras: Yacht boarded by armed pirates and ransacked – April 2017 Guatemala, Bahia de Graciosa: Attempted Theft & Assault – April 2017 Thailand, Phuket: ...

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35th America’s Cup

Americas Cup 35

Here’s a look at the teams vying to be king of the mountain at the 35th America’s Cup. Billions of dollars have been spent challenging for and defending the America’s Cup since its inception in 1851, making this event the pinnacle of regatta sailing. Here’s a look at the teams vying to be king of the mountain at the 35th ...

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European tour with super maxi CQS

Ludde Ingvall’s distinctive super maxi CQS Andrea Francolini http://www.afrancolini.com/

Ludde Ingvall’s distinctive super maxi CQS has arrived in European waters for a summer tour of races in places as divergent as Finland and Malta. The 98 foot boat, with which Ludde contested last year’s Rolex Sydney to Hobart Race, will leave Gosport, England, in the next few days for a delivery trip to Helsinki. While in the Finnish capital, ...

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Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Round Britain 2017

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Round Britain © Marc Turner / EMCT

On May 20, a bright blue 44ft yacht, Moonspray, surrounded by a flotilla of local boats, sailed out of Largs Yacht Haven for the start of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Round Britain 2017. Over the course of the summer the Round Britain 2017 voyage will involve over 100 young people in recovery from cancer in this national relay visiting ...

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Jeanneau Sun Fast 3600

Able to get along, even in light breezes.... - Jeanneau Sun Fast 3600 38 South Boat Sales

Every now and then a boat just clicks. It has all the right bits, of the correct dimensions, in the appropriate places, and out of it all you get something that simply sings. The Jeanneau Sun Fast 3600 is one of these craft. It was designed and built in parallel to the other, more well known versions of the brand’s ...

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