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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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Cowes Dinard St Malo Race

Delamare and Mordret's JPK 1080 Dream Pearls – Cowes Dinard St Malo Race © Paul Wyeth

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. In excess of 1500 sailors, from all over the world, will be competing in the 2017 Cowes Dinard St Malo Race. The largest RORC fleet since the 2015 ...

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Auld Mug’s return to NZ ~ America’s Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand arrives at Auckland Airport © ETNZ/Carlo Borlenghi

Top sailing photographer, Carlo Borlenghi, travelled to Dubai with America’s Cup Champions Emirates Team New Zealand and then onto Auckland to capture these images of the Auld Mug’s return to New Zealand. Two new videos from Jason Smith from the final week of the 35th America’s Cup and shot at the America’s Cup Village and Emirates Team New Zealand’s base. ...

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Foil deployed and easily carving it up at over 20 knots. - SuperFoiler Grand Prix © John Curnow

SuperFoilers represent many things. Whilst those components are disparate and virtually from different planets in the great scheme of things, they come together in the one form as harmoniously as a Rolls Royce, and also deliver intense energy way past the sum of their parts, just like some amazing band. Firstly, there is the distinct feeling of the romance of ...

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Tall ships return to Boston

Tall ships participate in Sail Boston's Parade of Sail on Saturday © Michael Dwyer / AP

Despite the somewhat gray, fickle and humid weather, tall ships are back in Boston as part of the international Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta. Saturday marked the first time in 17 years that Boston Harbor saw the Grand Parade of Sail, with more than 50 sailing vessels streaming through the harbor’s main channel as they made their way to assigned ...

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First Balance 760

First Balance 760 arrives in Tortola from Cape Town © The Multihull Company

Whenever a project commences to create a new catamaran design, and to then build, launch, commission and sea trial her, it takes a lot of time and effort from a great many talented men and women. It also takes a patient and supportive owner to hang in there until the project is done. Whether you look at her designer, Anton ...

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America’s Cup J-Class

Lionheart - J- Class Regatta - 35th America's Cup - Bermuda June 19, 2017 © Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

The largest ever fleet of J-class to race together assembled off Bermuda for two series of races. Seven of the 120ft sloops that contested the America’s Cup from 1930 to 1937 sailed off Bermuda. the 87 year old Shamrock V was the only yacht sailing to have contested an America’s Cup – being Sir Thomas Lipton’s final Challenger, launched in ...

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