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World ARC 2018 in Rodney Bay St Lucia

World ARC 2018 - Fleet start © World Cruising

At 1200 St Lucian local time, 33 yachts crossed the start line of World ARC 2018 in Rodney Bay St Lucia. The start marked the culmination of a week of preparatory activities as the yachts and crews readied themselves for the adventure of a lifetime. Four late starters will follow on their 815 nautical mile passage to Santa Marta in ...

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Bavaria C50

Bavaria C50 © Bavaria Yachts

Following the successful launch of the Bavaria C57 last season and the approaching world premieres of the Bavaria C65 and Bavaria C45, Bavaria Yachts now present the fourth sailing yacht of the new C-line, the new Bavaria C50. Elegant design full of dynamism The design of the Bavaria C50 is setting new standards in the 50-foot class of sailing yachts. ...

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Yacht Ngoni

Sailing Yacht Ngoni - photo © Breed Media

Sailing Yacht Ngoni: An innovative weapon on water The owner’s brief; “Build me a beast. Don’t build me a sheep in wolf’s clothing. This has to be an edgy and innovative weapon; fast and furious.” The answer? A Dubois Naval Architect exterior, a Rick Baker Ltd interior, and the build credibility of Royal Huisman to birth the elegant, high-performance predator ...

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B14 World Championship

Toby Lewis receiving the Paul Smith Memorial Trophy for best international crew during the B14 Worlds prize giving - photo © Steve Miller

The dogs have finally been unleashed and the wind abated. With an oscillating 5 – 6 knots, the chance was there for the Pommie B14s to show their prowess in the light shifty NW’ly winds. The fat lady was grandly standing in the prime box in the theatre as 6 of the top 7 currently hoped that the lightweights would ...

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Club Marine Pittwater 2018

Galileo - 2018 Club Marine Pittwater to Paradise Regatta - photo © Howard Wright / IMAGE Professional Photography

Michael Martin’s TP52, Frantic is storming up the NSW coast, leaving the rest of the 2018 Club Marine Pittwater to Paradise fleet in its wake and consistent southerlies are likely to push her to the finish line well ahead of the pack, with estimates putting her arrival at between 6am and 7am QLD time, Thursday 4 January. It will be ...

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World ARC 2018

World ARC 2018 - Spirit of Catherine Check in © World Cruising

On 30 December 2017 the World ARC 2018 office opened its doors in IGY Rodney Bay Marina. Surrounded by ‘veterans’ of ARC and ARC+ 2017, new arrivals for World ARC have begun the process of checking in, safety inspections and preparations for an adventure of a lifetime. As usual for ARC events, the hard work is also accompanied by a ...

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Ichi Ban as winners of the RSHYR

Jubilation aboard Ichi Ban after the overall win was announced - photo © Bow Caddy Media

Bow Caddy Media present this gallery and video of the presentation to Ichi Ban of the Tattersall’s Cup, the Rolex and the celebrations that ensued as the Overall Winners of the 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Video and images of presentation to Ichi Ban as winners of the RSHYR Jubilation aboard Ichi Ban after the overall win was announced ...

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Marine Weather Symposium

Cruising Club of America Symposium - Marine Weather and Sea State: Analysis and Forecasting The State of the Art-The State of the Science, February 10 © Ocean Cruising Club

A CCA Symposium in February dealing with Marine Weather and related sea state issues will be of great interest to OCC members particularly those in the mid-Atlantic US states. OCC members are welcome to attend. A great line-up of speakers has been announced. The CCA announcement follows below. Ocean weather and sea-state affects every aspect of our sport from enjoyment ...

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North Sails 2017 Records

2017 Race Records © North Sails

North Sails 2017 Records: A memorable year for our clients and for North 3Di 2017 Records Broken. Smashed. Shattered. That’s what happened to several records in 2017, a memorable year for our clients and for North 3Di. In January, Armel Le Cleác’h sailed around the world solo in 74 days, 3 hours, 35 minutes and 46 seconds, breaking the solo ...

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Sydney Hobart

63 yachts are still at sea and many parked in very little breeze 29/12/17 © Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi

This 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart may have been a spectacularly fast one for the quick yachts at the front of the fleet, but there is still a long way to go for the rest of the fleet – at dawn this morning, three were struggling up a completely windless Derwent River while the remaining 63 competing yachts were strung along ...

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