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BIC World Championships 2019

2018 O'Pen BIC World Championships - Manly SC, New Zealand - Day 3 ©Suellen Davies

The clock is ticking and the count-down is nearly over at the O’pen BIC World Championship after another gripping day of racing here in Manly Bay, Auckland, New Zealand. On Day 4 of a competition that has been a proper test of the young sailors’ talents, conditions were even better and the race committee’s decision to run a slalom course, ...

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Kialoa II ~ RSHYR 2018

Kialoa II powering down the NSW Coast in the 2018 Sydney Hobart © Crosbie Lorimer

In 2017 Kialoa II finished this race in a very respectable time, despite breaking her boom on the first day. In 2018 this Sparkman and Stephens classic reveled in the strong downwind running of the first day with 5 sails flying, stuck it out through some light patches mid race and then finished her run with a typical upwind thrash ...

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Ancasta enables First Class Sailing

Oceanis 38.1 Beneteau from Ancasta © Nicolas Claris

Ancasta is delighted to announce that First Class Sailing has purchased two new The Beneteaus will be used as part of the sail training which First Class Sailing offers, including RYA courses from Competent Crew to Yachtmaster Ocean, boat handling and mile building sailing weekends plus more. Ancasta is the largest Beneteau Power and Sail dealer in the UK and ...

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Wayfarer Class Racing Review 2018

60th Anniversary Wayfarer Nationals at Castle Cove - photo © Richard White

2018 has seen another good year of racing for the Wayfarer Class. The programme included class racing at several large and well established summer regattas as well as a wide ranging schedule of domestic championships and open meetings headlined by the 60th Anniversary National Championships which were hosted by Castle Cove SC during the first weekend of June. The season ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart

Wild Oats X - Finish 2018 Rolex Sydney Hobart Race - photo © Rolex

“It was a super easy race. We hardly had any water over the deck. You’ve got to sail hard, sail well and tactically keep yourself in the game, and be there when going around Tasman Island. You never know what can happen”, Wild Oats XI crew member, Mattie Mason told Sail-World NZ just after the finish. “The race was all ...

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Boat Show Dusseldorf 2019

Boat Show Dusseldorf 2019

Dusseldorf Boatshow 2019 The largest indoor boatshow on the planet is now only six weeks away and with no London Boat Show this year, our appointment book for Dusseldorf viewings is filling up fast! The show is open between the 19 – 27th January and the Ancasta team will be on-hand to present the following models to you (see below). ...

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Women’s International Match Racing Series

Women's International Match Racing Series © WIM Series

Christmas Greetings from Women’s International Match Racing Series We are getting near the end of 2018 and can look back at another amazing season for the WIM Series. We are proud to present some statistics that show the progress WIM Series has made during the year. With the Helsinki Women’s Match, Lysekil Women’s Match, the World Championship in Ekaterinburg, Russia, ...

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Energy Observer


Energy Observer is testing a new wind turbine thruster: the Oceanwings® Although it’s an inexhaustible resource at sea, wind is still difficult to exploit for large scale maritime transport. In its role as an experimental vessel, Energy Observer has set its mission to test all of the available and promising solutions. During its first navigation seasons, Energy Observer experimented with two ...

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Virtual Regatta Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Anyone can take part in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race through Virtual Regatta © Cruising Yacht Club of Australia

With the Boxing Day start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fast approaching, registrations are open for what will be the blue water classic’s second year of partnership with Virtual Regatta, the world’s leader in cutting-edge sailing simulation games. Click here to register for the 2018 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Virtual Regatta. Following the enormous success of its debut ...

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Lendy Cowes Week

J112s at Lendy Cowes Week - photo © Paul Wyeth / CWL

The team at Lendy Cowes Week are delighted to announce that entries are now open for the 2019 regatta which takes place 10th-17th August. Our Super Early bird discounts end at midnight on 11th January, and we’re pleased to say that all entry fees have been held at exactly the same levels as 2018. Lendy Cowes Week is much more ...

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