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Sailing Champions League & Sailing Association

Audi Sailing Champions League Final 2017 - All 15 National Sailing Leagues will support the One Ocean Initiative © Lars Wehrmann / SCL

The environmental sustainability initiative promoted by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in its 50th anniversary year in the form of the One Ocean Forum and presentation of the Charta Smeralda in Milan on third and October 4th, has garnered the support of the Sailing Champions League (SCL) and the International Sailing Association (ISLA). On 23rd September, during the Audi Sailing ...

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Rolex Middle Sea Race

Rolex Middle Sea Race © Rolex/ Kurt Arrigo http://www.regattanews.com

With a month to go, the 2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race entry list continues to build steadily. Currently numbering 90 yachts from 27 countries and with entries not due to close until 6 October, the Royal Malta Yacht Club is confident of welcoming another impressive fleet to the island state of Malta. As diverse in the size and type of ...

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Oceanis 55.1

Comfortable Oceanis 55.1 © Beneteau .

Oceanis – 2018 set to be a prolific year 30 years on, the best known range in the world continues to show its vitality. Alongside the new Oceanis 51.1, which won over the experts at its first sea trials, Beneteau has announced four new Oceanises to satisfy a broad range of aspirations this autumn. While the new Oceanis 55.1 rounds ...

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Bart’s Bash 2017 – Less than two days to go!


Raising funds for sailing programmes in affected by Hurricane Irma This weekend, the sailing world will once again unite in memory of sailor Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson under the global umbrella event title,  ‘Bart’s Bash’.  It is already designated as The World’s Largest Sailing Event having achieved a Guinness World Record in 2014 when it was first staged. This year, the fourth Bart’s ...

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Beneteau Cup

Beneteau Cup © John Curnow

Flagstaff Marine Beneteau would like to invite all Beneteau owners, their family, friends, colleagues, and crew to join us for the 2017 Beneteau Cup, hosted by CYCA, Rushcutters Bay. Beneteau Cup, Friday 27 October 2017  CYCA, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney Registration open at 10 AM Participants will have a great day of races and then finish on a high note with ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart & Volvo Ocean Race

Giacomo - Start - 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Race © Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi http://www.carloborlenghi.net

Rolex Sydney Hobart 2016 winner, Giacomo is offered for sale. One of the world’s top ocean racers, Giacomo also won the 2011/12 Volvo Ocean Race as Groupama 4, skippered by Franck Cammas. She is the only racing yacht to have been a round the world race winner and then extended her racing career into a win in one of the ...

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New J/121

New J/121 © Yacht Spot

The new J/121 is a 40’ offshore speedster that can be day raced or distance sailed by just 5 or less crew… the best short-handed J ever…. The first J/121 was launched in Rhode Island this week. Within 15 minutes the Southern Spars carbon deck- stepped mast was installed, shrouds pinned and the next few hours the rigging systems were assembled. By ...

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Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

Bella Mente, World Champion 2016, Maxi 72 Class © Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi http://www.carloborlenghi.net

There are exactly fifty Maxi Yachts in the marina at Porto Cervo, the same number of Maxis as years that the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda has been founded. In fact, it was 1967 when His Highness the Aga Khan cut the ribbon at this Yacht Club. Starting tomorrow Monday, September 4th, these beautiful yachts, true queens of the seas that ...

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America’s Cup

Australians, tactician Tom Slingsby (left) and Grant Simmer - Oracle Team USA - Bermuda, September 2016 © Sam Greenfield/Oracle Team USA http://www.oracleteamusa.com

Columnists writing in The Australian Gossip have suggested that a group of wealthy Australian businessmen could be interested in mounting an America’s Cup Challenge. Australia has not had an entrant in the America’s Cup for 20 years, and by the time the next America’s Cup rolls around, it will be 38 years since Australia won the 1983 event in Newport ...

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J-Class Worlds images Day 1

J-Class World Championship 2017 – Day 1 © JClass - Carlo Borlenghi

Top international photographer Ingrid Abery was on water at 2017 J-Class World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 1’s action. & Carlo Borlenghi provided this gallery of images from J-Class World Championship 2017 – Day 1. For more of Ingrid’s images click here by Ingrid Abery & Carlo Borlenghi

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