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IRC European Championship

The mix of inshore and offshore races makes the IRC Europeans attractive to European entries like Frans and Carla Rodenburg's First 40 Elke from the Netherlands - photo © Paul Wyeth / www.pwpictures.com

Following its debut as part of Cork Week in 2016 and a stand-alone event held in Marseille in 2017, the IRC European Championship this year will take place out of one of its spiritual homes. Coming to Cowes for the third edition and for the first time in the UK, a record-sized fleet will compete in the 2018 IRC European ...

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Wave Regatta on June Bank-Holiday weekend

Conor Phelan's Jump Juice from the Royal Cork YC is a confirmed entry for the inaugural Wave Regatta in Howth on the June Bank Holiday weekend. © David Branigan / Oceansport

Just two weeks remain before the early-bird entry deadline expires for the inaugural Wave Regatta at Howth Yacht Club over the June Bank-holiday weekend. Skippers and crew can avail of significant discounts by entering before the end of March. Wave Regatta is a new event that offers competitors the option of three days of racing including the Lambay Race or ...

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North Sails Palma

3Di Superyacht sails by North Sails © Stuart Pearce

Following the January announcement that the experts from the former Doyle Palma team would join forces with the local North Sails loft in Mallorca, Spain, the newly combined facilities and the team are taking shape in the heart of the global Superyacht industry. The enhanced personnel, increased capacity, and expanded resources look set to offer clients, for both Superyachts and ...

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Top of the Gulf Regatta 2018

Good wind and warm weather make for idyllic sailing conditions at Top of the Gulf Regatta. © Guy Nowell

Now entering its 14th year, Top of the Gulf Regatta Presented by Ocean Marina has grown to become an award-winning multi-class regatta held annually in the Gulf of Thailand. Homed at Ocean Marina Yacht Club, the regatta has morphed from its humble roots into one of the largest sailing events in Asia today, and attract sailors of all abilities and ...

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Golden Globe Race

Latest GGR route chart with Canaries film pick-up 'gate' supported by Rubicon Marina, Lanzarote, and two others in Storm Bay, Tasmania and off the Falkland Islands. © GGR / PPL

Don McIntyre, founder of the 2108 Golden Globe race, is proud to announce the appointment of Patrice Carpentier, the well-known French sailor, author and editor of Course au Large Magazine as Race Director. Patrice, who has been sailing since the age of 12, and is multilingual, brings a wealth of experience to this leadership role, having completed five circumnavigations. These ...

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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week

Pilgrim versus Y Knot - Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week 2017 - photo © Andrea Francolini

A two-time Sydney Hobart winner is on her way to SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week for the first time, her owner ahead of the game when online entry into the Townsville Yacht Club hosted event opened. Paul Clitheroe is bringing his racing crew and the TP52 variously known as Balance and Quest to Magnetic Island. Overall winner of the 2015 ...

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World Cruising Club

World ARC 2018: Galapagos Leg 4 - Start - Smoke and Roses - photo © World Cruising

World ARC: Lovely start to the longest leg of the rally Today at 1200 (UTC -6) the World ARC Fleet departed from Puerto Ayora on the island of Santa Cruz in the Galapagos. For the next three weeks or so they will sail across the Pacific Ocean to the French Polynesian Island of Hiva Oa, a 2,980 nautical mile journey, ...

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52 Super Series


Knowing what they do about the intensity, and the extremely high level of competition within the 52 Super Series, the crew of double Olympian, Eduardo de Souza Ramos, considers their debut season to be about learning and experience building. Even with five-time Olympic medallist Robert Scheidt in the hot seat as tactician, their ambitions are tempered by their belief that ...

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IMOCAS DISEMBARK IN MONACO 1st Monaco Globe Series 1-8 June 2018

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With IMOCA class and Race Committee representatives and skippers in Monaco to see the facilities, the Yacht Club de Monaco took full advantage to unveil details of the Monaco Globe Series, a qualifier for the next Vendée Globe. Being organised by the Yacht Club de Monaco from 1-8 June 2018, it is the first non-stop double-hander offshore race around the ...

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Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2018

Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image rules and schedule updated © Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image

The international photo contest Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image announces updates to its rules, designed to respond to the evolution of the profession and the latest technologies. The ninth edition of the competition will take place one month earlier than usual, due to the dates adopted by the Yacht Racing Forum (22-23 October 2018, Brittany, Lorient), shortly before the start of the Route du Rhum. Last ...

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