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Bart’s Bash 2017


The Andrew Simpson Foundation, the UK-based Sailing Charity with a global reach, sits at the epicentre of the unique annual sailing event, the biggest sailing event in the world, Bart’s Bash, which this year takes place over the weekend of 16-17 September. This is the 4th Bart’s Bash and the event management team is delighted to announce the launch of the ...

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Bavaria C65

Artist’s rendition of the new C65 underway with the self-tacking jib - Bavaria C65 © Bavaria Yachts Australia http://www.bavariasail.com.au

The Bavaria C65 is the new flagship of the Bavaria Yachts fleet of sailing yachts and, following the successful presentation of the Bavaria C57 this spring, is the next logical step in the expansion of the Bavaria C-Line. It is the largest yacht ever built by Bavaria Yachts. Production of the Bavaria C65 has already begun. The first sea trials ...

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Jeanneau 51

Large swim platform and noticeable chines leading into the transom. - Jeanneau 51 © Jeanneau France

Jeanneau 51 to Première at Sydney International Boat Show The new Jeanneau 51, the latest addition to the Jeanneau Yachts range, is the luxurious result of a teaming of renowned naval architect Philippe Briand and superyacht designer Andrew Winch. Following the successful launch of the Jeanneau 54 at the 2016 show, the first of the 51 models will be on ...

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston - Dell Latitude Rugged © Shaun Roster

Dell Rugged to face extreme test in Clipper Round the World Yacht Race We are very pleased to reveal that world leading technology brand Dell has come on board as the Rugged computing technology supplier for one of the world’s toughest endurance challenges, the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race. Legendary British sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the first man ...

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Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust’s Round Britain 2017

Crew of leg 7 visiting Whitby Castle during a stopover © Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Hull hosts Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust after she begins Round Britain Last week, Hull, the City of Culture 2017 played host to the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust’s Round Britain 2017, a relay of over 100 young people in recovery from cancer circumnavigating the UK. Over the next two and a half months, the 17 crews of up to five different ...

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Pittwater to Paradise Regatta

A mix of young and old onboard Le Billet as they cross the finish line in the Pittwater to Southport. © Southport Yacht Club http://www.southportyachtclub.com.au

Mark Tinworth and Mark Waterhouse, owners of the Pittwater based yacht Le Billet, intend to repeat their successful crew program and give youth sailors the run of their boat for a six- part offshore series that includes the Club Marine Pittwater to Paradise ocean race in early January 2018. From a pool of 10 current and recent Royal Prince Alfred ...

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MaseratiMulti70 finishes the Transpac Race

MaseratiMulti70 finishes the Transpac Race in Honolulu in third place © Tiziano Canu

Giovanni Soldini’s MaseratiMulti70 crossed the Transpac Finish finish line off Honolulu under a full moon at 11.18 and 55 seconds Italian time today, July 11 (23.18 and 55 seconds, on July 10 in Hawaii). Wind conditions during the 2,225-miles long race were in the 13 – 21 knot range – excellent for fast multihull sailing. Soldini’s men made good use ...

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Transpacific – Phaedo^3

Phaedo^3 - 2017 Transpacific Race Phaedo Racing

I have had a couple of hours of decent sleep, woken up, cleaned my teeth and had a coffee and now I’m looking forward to the day ahead! We’ve had a busy but productive night dodgy rain squalls and trying to make the most of the windshift and breeze lines associated with them. We’ve managed to do some good work ...

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King Edward VII Cup ~ Cowes Dinard St Malo Race

George David's American Canting Keel Maxi, Rambler 88 has won - 2017 Cowes Dinard St Malo Race © Rick Tomlinson http://www.rick-tomlinson.com

Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with UNCL, Yacht Club de Dinard, Société Nautique de la Baie de St. Malo, Junior Offshore Group (JOG) and the Royal Yacht Squadron. George David’s American Canting Keel Maxi, Rambler 88 has won the 2017 Cowes Dinard St Malo Race, and the King Edward VII Cup dating back to 1906. Rambler ...

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MaseratiMulti70 in Transpacific Yacht Race

MaseratiMulti70 - 2017 Transpacific Race © Francesco Malingri

The crew of the MaseratiMulti70 trimaran skippered by Giovanni Soldini are today locked in a high speed three-way battle for the lead of the multihull division in the Transpacific Yacht Race from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Light inshore breezes around six knots at the start of the 2,225-mile race’s five-strong multihull division initially disadvantaged the Italian boat which needs at ...

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