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Race of the Americas start – Clipper Race – LMAX Exchange

LMAX EXCHANGE – RACE OF THE AMERICAS START

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2015 -16 – The Clipper Race teams will soon be back racing the in the Atlantic Ocean where their journey began nine months ago, as the fleet prepares to start The LMAX Exchange – Race of The Americas from Panama to New York. After a successful transit through the Panama Canal, in which the ...

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Atlantic Cup 2016

2016 Atlantic Cup - Tales hits top speeds of 19.6 knots in first leg

Atlantic Cup 2016 – Just over 30 hours into the first leg of the Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing and the fleet is through the worst of Tropical Storm Bonnie. Overnight last night the teams saw 35+ knots of wind and a very confused sea state, which made for extremely tough conditions and very little sleep. Spanish team Tales ...

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Race New York-Vendée starts tomorrow

New York-Vendée race starts tomorrow by Brian Hancock today at 10:14 am

Tomorrow afternoon New York City will be the backdrop to one of the newest ocean races on the calendar. The New York-Vendée race is essentially a feeder race for the Vendée Globe which starts in five months from France. It will provide an opportunity for the skippers to complete their qualifying voyage in order to take part in the Vendée ...

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Atlantic Cup 2016

2016 Atlantic Cup - Leg 1 Charleston to Brooklyn starts

Atlantic Cup 2016 – Nine teams representing the United States, England, Sweden, Canada, France and Spain started the 2016 Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing at 12:05 ET today in light rain and a northeast 10-15 knot breeze. The oldest boat in the fleet, Pleiad Racing owned the start line. Coming into the first mark teams had to make ...

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New York–Vendée Transatlantic Race

What is at stake for the line-up at New York–Vendée Transatlantic Race

Fourteen skippers – ten French and four foreign sailors – will be lining up on Sunday at the start of the New York-Vendée transatlantic race. They will have 3100 miles to sail, which on paper at least should essentially be downwind. A genuine warm-up with five months to go to the start of the Vendée Globe, this is going to ...

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Newport Bermuda Race 2016

2016 Newport Bermuda Race – Crew and inspections deadline approaching

Newport Bermuda Race – Crew and inspections deadline approaching Newport Bermuda Race 2016 – There’s very little time left to get your crew list in order before the crew deadline — 1700, Friday, June 3 — about one week away. We have provided below a preliminary crew list containing all sailors who have been invited to race, and highlighting sailors ...

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Leg Six ~ Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

RACE 11 THE LMAX EXCHANGE - RACE OF THE AMERICAS

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2015 -16 – The Race Committee has announced the penalty points for the race nine Seattle Pacific Challenge from Qingdao, China to Seattle, USA. During leg six, the fleet spent approximately four weeks at sea, battling the range of harsh conditions the mighty North Pacific Ocean threw at it during the toughest race of ...

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Transat New York ~ Vendée

Transat New York - Vendée – Edmond de Rothschild back in business

Transat New York – Vendée – Edmond de Rothschild back in business. In a little over 48 hours, Sébastien Josse and the Mono60 Edmond de Rothschild will bid farewell to the Statue of Liberty and set sail across the Atlantic bound for Les Sables d’Olonne in France; a highly symbolic finish venue some five months prior to the start of ...

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Rolex Big Boat Series 2016

2016 Rolex Big Boat Series attracts past champions for racing

The 2016 Rolex Big Boat Series hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club is scheduled for Sept. 15-18 and, with three months to go, the early entrant list features several class champions from recent years. Held on San Francisco Bay since 1964, the Rolex Big Boat Series has long been the West Coast’s premier multi-class regatta, consistently attracting some of ...

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GC32 Racing Tour

Team ENGIE to take part in the first big event of the GC32 Racing Tour

They are there. After months of waiting, punctuated by long training periods, debriefings and fitness sessions, Team ENGIE will finally take part in the first big event of the GC32 Racing Tour season. Sébastien Rogues and his crew are now settled in Riva on Lake Garda in Italy. From Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th of May, nine teams that make ...

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