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The Race Around

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It is with great excitement that The Race Around can today confirm the first competitor campaigning to be on the start line of Class40s new around the world race. Having spend a decade on the Multi50 “Arkema”, Lalou Roucayrol embarks on a new adventure with Class40 culminating in The Race Around 2023. From the Medoc region of France, Lalou Roucayrol ...

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Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta

Carrera S with some spinnaker action on Day 2 of Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta 2020 - photo © Bugs Puglisi

Matt Allen’s Ichi Ban has added another picket to its Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta score, giving them the edge over rivals Secret Men’s Business as we head into the second half of the event. The traditional Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta ‘long race’ gave sailors glamour conditions and a race outside of Boston Bay, which showcased some of the ...

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Rolex Giraglia Race 2020

Rolex Giraglia 2019 © Nautor's Swan / Studio Borlenghi

The 68th edition of this Mediterranean Classic is now open for entries and the notice of race is available online. From June 5-13 between St Tropez and Genoa. Entry open for Rolex Giraglia Race 2020 Programme As usual, the Rolex Giraglia week begins with the Sanremo-Saint Tropez race which will start at midnight on Friday, June 5. Three days of ...

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Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta

It was a slow start to the opening day of the Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta - photo © Joe 'Bugs' Puglisi

Close and competitive sailing was on the menu for the first day of the Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta, with a mix of results across the four divisions. The day greeted sailors with a fickle outlook early on as the race committee began proceedings with a lengthy postponement due to a lack of wind. The scheduled 11am start was not ...

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TF35 Trophy

Debut TF35 Trophy season planned to kick-off in May 2020 - photo © Pedro Martinez / Sailing Energy

Eight teams will compete in the first ever TF35 Trophy, with four Swiss crews transitioning over from the D35 and four new crews set to join the fray. With the debut season planned to kick-off in May, Ernesto Bertarelli’s Alinghi, Esteban Garcia’s Realteam, Guy de Picciotto’s Zen Too and Bertrand Demole’s Ylliam XII – Comptoir Immobilier will switch to the ...

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Hamilton Island Race Week 2020

Not a Diamond, sailed by Linda Gorrie and her all-female crew, will be back at Hamilton Island in August for Race Week 2020. - photo © Craig Greenhill / Salty Dingo

Entries booming for Hamilton Island Race Week 2020 An unprecedented surge of early interest in Australia’s premier offshore regatta, Hamilton Island Race Week from August 15-22, sees the fleet growing at a rate faster than any other time in the event’s 37-year history. Staged over eight days on the tropical, island-laced waters of Queensland’s Whitsundays area, Race Week’s appeal is ...

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Caribbean Multihull Challenge

Maserati in the Caribbean Multihull Challenge - photo © Laurens Morel / www.saltycolours.com

The tradewinds blew, then they blew harder, then they blew some more. The second running of the annual Caribbean Multihull Challenge (CMC), which took place last February 14-16 in the waters off St. Maarten, will be remembered for many things, but mostly for the breeze. It wreaked its fair share of havoc, but when all was said and done, it ...

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Vote multihulls of the Year

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Vote for your favorite multihulls It was three years ago now that Multihulls World and Multicoques Mag launched the Multihull of the Year competition rewarding the best new models. Thanks to a dedicated website, you, the readers of our magazine, were among the thousands who voted in the first edition. And it’s going from strength to strength! Following the success ...

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Vendée Globe

Imoca Prysmian - Giancarlo Pedote © Francois Van Malleghem

Giancarlo Pedote has the Vendée Globe as his primary focus 2020 is shaping up to be both hectic and crucial for Giancarlo Pedote. Indeed, on 8 November this year, the Vendée Globe will kick off from Les Sables d’Olonne on France’s Atlantic coast, at which point the sailor will set sail on an unassisted, non-stop round the world aboard his ...

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J Class Caribbean regattas

Neck and neck - Topaz versus Velsheda in the heavyweight J Class bout in the Supermaxi class - Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2019 © Studio Borlenghi / International Maxi Association

When they muster in March in the Caribbean to race at the Antigua Superyacht Challenge and at the ever-popular Saint Barth’s Bucket, four J Class yachts will form the strongest class fleet since 2017’s J Class World Championship in Newport, RI. The back-to-back events will mark the notable return of Lionheart which pretty much swept the board during the landmark ...

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