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Beneteau Open Day RPAYC

New Beneteau Oceanis 41.1 Vicsail Sydney http://www.vicsailsydney.com.au

The new Oceanis 41.1, the Performance version, will be on display at RPAYC Newport. With well over 120 hulls sold in less than a year, this new Beneteau Oceanis 41.1 is already proving to be a worldwide hit and orders are piling up in France. We decided to order the performance version (hull #82) with deep L shaped keel, black ...

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FAST40+ Class

Henri Lloyd join forces with FAST40+ Class © Paul Wyeth

Premium British marine and lifestyle clothing brand, Henri Lloyd is delighted to announce their three year partnership with the FAST40+ Class. As the Official Technical Clothing Partner to the FAST40+ Class, Henri Lloyd will be working alongside the class organisers and owners to provide bespoke crew kit packages on Henri Lloyd’s latest inshore race apparel. In addition, all FAST40+Class crew ...

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Nautitech 46 Open

Nautitech Open 40 © Nautitech

The Nautitech 46 Open is designed for people who like to travel by sea. Whether it is just for a few days or for a longer period of time. At the boot 2017, the Nautitech 46 Open presents herself for the first time at a German fair. Life onboard a Nautitech 46 Open is made for comfort and many relaxing ...

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Bavaria C57

Bavaria C57 © Bavaria Yachtbau

At the boot 2017 in Düsseldorf, Bavaria Yachts presented the new flagship of their sailing yachts’ fleet. The Bavaria C57 does not only convince with a new modern design but also with many new innovative details. With the slogan ‘Something big is coming’ Bavaria Yachts announced in autumn the world premiere of their new flagship. It happened at the boot ...

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Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series

Adix, with Paul Goss at the helm, makes her way to the prizegiving party at The Beach House, St James up the west coast - Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series © Peter Marshall / MGRBR

Hundreds of competitors, guests and local dignitaries were treated to a sumptuous banquet at the glitzy Beach House, St James last night to mark the conclusion of the 81st Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series 2017. The event prizegiving not only celebrated the success of the competitors in this fun yet competitive week-long regatta, but also provided the opportunity to ...

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Mount Gay Round Barbados Race ~ New record

Andreas Berg wins his weight in Mount Gay Rum for breaking the Singlehanded record. - 2017 Mount Gay Round Barbados Race © Peter Marshall / MGRBR

Andy Budgen sailing his Mach 2 foiling International Moth Nano Project completed the 60nm Mount Gay Round Barbados Race at a record pace of 4 hours, 23 minutes, 18 seconds, to established the Absolute Foiling Monohull record. He also broke his own personal record time from a few years ago when he sailed his VO70 Monster Project into the record ...

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Sea kidnappings rise in 2016 despite plummeting global piracy


More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report revealed today. In its 2016 report, IMB recorded 191 incidents of piracy and armed robbery on the world’s seas. “The continued fall in piracy is good ...

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Henning Harders OK Dinghy Nationals

Downwind action - Henning Harders OK Dinghy Nationals 2017 © Bruce Kerridge

Peter Horne has taken out the opening race and finished second in Race two of the Henning Harders 55th OK Dinghy Nationals to take an early lead in the event hosted by Drummoyne Sailing Club where he is a member. Horne, a pre-event favourite with his ‘Another Crack’ has started his campaign well. Meanwhile, Wangi Wangi Sailing Club’s Tim Davies ...

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Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta

David Keep and his crew on Tonoa, sitting in first place (Trailers) after day 2 at SYC’s Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta © Southport Yacht Club/Sail Paradise

After finishing day one in third place, David Keep and his crew on Tonoa, secured the top spot after day two of the 2017 Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta. “After joining the regatta in 2016, we had such a great time at SYC with the fantastic hospitality provided by the Club, it was a no brainer for myself and the crew ...

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Triple Lindy about the 2016 Sydney Hobart Race

Perpetual Loyal took line honors in the 2016 Sydney to Hobart Race and set a new course record en route © Rolex/Daniel Forster http://www.regattanews.com

Q&A with Joe Mele of Triple Lindy about the 2016 Sydney Hobart Race Spend enough time racing sailboats, and you start to realize that there’s a hierarchy amongst events. This is easily understood amongst One Design classes, where regional or national events obviously hold more importance to serious racers than a casual Wednesday evening Laser race, however ocean racing can ...

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