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54.64m Vitters ketch Adèle refit in Royal Huisman

Royal Huisman completes Huisfit refit of 54.64m Vitters ketch Adèle

Adèle, the 54.64m ketch launched by Vitters in 2005, has recently left Royal Huisman following an extensive refit-programme by Huisfit, the shipyard’s division for superyacht refit, repair and renewal. Andre Engblom, Adèle’s experienced captain, was involved in the original build at Vitters and has been on board since her launch. Engblom, who during the Huisfit refit acted as owner’s representative, kindly ...

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Ílhavo Sea Festival in Portugal

Ílhavo Sea Festival 2016

This summer, Ílhavo will, once again, return to the tall ships route.  Complying with the tradition of well receiving the World’s tallest ships and valuing the Portuguese sea spirit, this August we will revisit the participating tall ships and promote mutual knowledge in a truly multicultural festival. The Port of Aveiro will be transformed in a small city for young ...

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Cygnus Montanus by Yachting Developments

Cygnus Montanus glides out of Auckland destined for Sweden

Cygnus Montanus is the first new build by Yachting Developments in four years. She departed New Zealand in July. The 33.83m (110ft) lifting keel ocean going sloop, was designed by German Frers of Frers Naval Architecture, with interior design by Adam Lay Studio. Work on Cygnus Montanus (‘Mountain Swan’) began in September 2014 and she launched in May 2016, before ...

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CYCA Land Rover Gold Coast Race

CYCA Land Rover Gold Coast Race - Scallywag retires after ram explodes

David Witt, the skipper of Seng Huang Lee’s Scallywag, reported this morning the super maxi had retired from the 2016 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race after a keel ram exploded on the super maxi as they were sailing near Smoky Cape shortly after 9am. All crew members are safe and well. “Such a pity, we were right alongside ...

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Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup

Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - French victorious on 10th anniversary

Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup 2016 – After a sensational week of racing, that included eight inshores, one 24 hour overnight offshore race and a round the Isle of Wight race held in 20-25 knots and brilliant sunshine, one race was held but ultimately abandoned on the final day of the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup, the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s biennial ...

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Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup

Close fight around Wight on Day 6 of Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup

20-25 knot winds and glorious sunshine made for one of the most memorable races around the Isle of Wight on record for the penultimate day of the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup. With a win for Eric de Turkheim’s A13, Teasing Machine (despite destroying a kite), and a second for Daniel Andrieu’s Sun Fast 3200, Cifraline 4, France Blue have leapt ...

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Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup

Teams gather for Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup

Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup 2016 – Sunday sees the start of racing at the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup, where eight teams will be competing in this the 13th edition of the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s biennial championship for three boat teams with Corinthian crews. This year the most sizeable entries are from Britain and France, the latter fielding three teams ...

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Candy Store Cup 2016

Candy Store Cup - A superyacht tradition

Candy Store Cup 2016 – From July 29-31, eleven of the world’s largest and most glamorous sailing yachts will race for the inaugural Candy Store Cup Superyacht Edition in Newport, Rhode Island. Newport Shipyard and Bannister’s Wharf have consolidated the Newport Bucket and Candy Store Cup to create this fabulous superyacht event. Initially, the Candy Store Cup was a quick ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race entries

Internationals among early Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race entries

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2016 – From the moment the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia opened entry into the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, owners were committing their support, among them three international entries, starting the ball rolling on the country’s most celebrated yacht race. New Zealander Jim Delegat and his V70 Giacomo have been down the 628 nautical ...

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World Match Racing Tour 2016

2016 World Match Racing Tour

Guichard comes from behind to win breezy first day in Marstrand World Match Racing Tour 2016 – The World Championship Finals of the World Match Racing Tour opened in the best possible way today, with Marstrand delivering strong breeze and sunny skies for the 20 international teams competing in Sweden. With so much at stake, with a $1 million bonus ...

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