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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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ARC Channel Islands Rally 2018

Alderney Braye Harbour © World Cruising Club

Following two successful editions ARC Channel Islands, entries are now open for this summer’s rally which features a new route for 2018 with Dartmouth as the start port. Run in association with RYA Active Marina, the Rally is popular with cruising sailors for its unique mix of preparation advice and support from a lead boat, combined with a cruise-in-company and social activities ...

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Cornells’ Ocean Atlas Special offer

Cornells' Ocean Atlas © Jimmy and Ivan Cornell

Jimmy Cornell said of this new Second Edition, “The pilot charts featured in this ocean atlas are based on weather information gathered by a network of meteorological satellites over the last 25 years and incorporate the consequences of climate change. Voyage planning is therefore even more important than in the past, and the main purpose of this atlas is to ...

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Maserati Multi 70 Hong Kong-London sailing record

Giovanni Soldini and Maserati Multi 70 finish line Queen Elizabeth II Bridge © maserati.soldini.it

Maserati Multi 70 is the new holder of the Hong Kong-London sailing record. Giovanni Soldini and his team has beaten the Tea Route challenge in 36 days, 2 hours and 37 minutes. They have done it. At 13h20’26” UTC, Maserati Multi 70 crossed the Tea Route arrival line between Hong Kong and London passing under the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge. ...

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Yx7 Explorer 74

Yx7 Explorer - photo © Michael Schmidt Yachtbau

MSY unveils striking new Yx7 Explorer range Michael Schmidt Yachtbau (MSY) in Germany has unveiled a new range of crossover sailing yachts that will enable people to discover their world in unprecedented safety and comfort. The Yx7 Explorer range makes the most of its wide beam to ensure maximum comfort on extended voyages while retaining the ability for fast cruising ...

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Mothquito

Mothquito simulation © IFS Foiling

And now for something completely different: Introducing the Mothquito The IFS Foiling company has entered into the flying boat market with an innovative project that provides new systems and solutions to the high performance foiling sailboat world, thanks to the patented IFS (Increased Foiling System), that is the result of a hard work which see its first application in the ...

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FAST40+ 2018

Peter Morton's CF40 Girls on Film - photo © LCW / Paul Wyeth

The 2018 FAST40+ Season kicks off this April with ten teams confirmed for the full season, and more for headline events. The thrilling fast-action owner driver class welcomes back its current members, and offers a warm reception to new teams to the circuit, notably Niklas & Catherine Zennstrom’s Rán Racing. The international teams from England, the Netherlands, Scotland, South Africa ...

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RORC Caribbean 600

Eric de Turckheim's French Teasing Machine is one of eleven French boats competing in the RORC Caribbean 600 Race this year © RORC / Arthur Daniel

With 87 yachts already entered and more expected, the 10th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 will have another record fleet. Teams from at least 22 nations have entered the Caribbean’s famous offshore race. Since 2009, yachts from Great Britain and America have made up the majority of the fleet, and this year is no different with the two countries ...

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Panerai Transat Classique

The Panerai Transat Classique © Remi D-Strauseisen

In 12 months, a fleet of magnificent yachts will start from the island of Lanzarote, in the Canaries, to rally to Christophe Harbour, a premier superyacht and resort community on the southeast peninsula of St Kitts, in the north of the Antilles. The legendary race is once again organized by the Atlantic Yacht Club (France) in partnership with the high-end ...

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Superyacht Cup Palma

The Superyacht Cup Palma 2018 - photo © Claire Matches / www.clairematches.com

Old battles will be rejoined and new rivalries forged when the 22nd Superyacht Cup gets underway this coming June in what is one of the most hotly anticipated yacht racing events of the year. No fewer than 19 of the most impressive yachts on the planet have already signed-up, including four of the illustrious J-Class yachts who will be making ...

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