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Sail Melbourne International Regatta

Finn Gold Cup © Beau Outteridge

Less than 200 days out from the Tokyo Olympic Games, Australia’s iconic Sail Melbourne International regatta will see the world’s best sailors from 25 countries and from all around Australia battle it out on Port Phillip at yet another world-class sailing event in the 2020 Melbourne Summer of Sailing series. Sail Melbourne International 2020 will be hosted by both Royal ...

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Macao Cup International & GBA Cup Regatta

IRC start. Macao Cup International & GBA Cup Regattas. - photo © Guy Nowell

Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Cup Regatta & Macao Cup International Regatt 2020 20 kts was promised, and that’s what there was – first thing in the morning. The first day of the GBA/Macao Cup 2020 got away to a fairly feisty start in the waters to the south of Coloane, which is the southern part of Macao as a ...

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The world premiere of the BAVARIA C42 at the boot in Dusseldorf from January 18 – 26/1/2020 The BAVARIA C42 is the logical progression from the BAVARIA C-line, but has its own distinct character. A modern, innovative hull shape with chines and a V-shaped bow developed by BAVARIA YACHTS guarantee both the best sailing performance and an unusually large amount of space below deck. clever details that ...

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Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta

2019 Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta - Day 1 - photo © Nic Douglass / www.AdventuresofaSailorGirl.com

To kick off the new decade, the 11th Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta got under way today under a sunny sky in a building nor’easterly breeze with a fleet of 33 yachts. The Race Officer, Southport Yacht Club’s own Mark Dingley opted to start the boats off on a Course 12, the Q1 extended course. Taking the first race in the ...

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Macao Cup International Regatta

Macau Cup and Greater Bay Cup 2019. Team Estonia. - photo © Guy Nowell

Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Cup Regatta & Macao Cup International Regatta 2020 Racing 9th to 12th January, this will be the second running of the event that aims to brush up awareness of sailing in Macao, and at the same time establish a benchmark occasion that brings together sailors in the Greater Bay Area, welcoming entries from Guangdong Province and ...

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America’s Cup

Emirates Team NZ's Te Aihe training in The Paddock, Eastern Beach - photo © Emirates Team New Zealand

Stuff.co.nz’s Duncan Johnstone reports on his ride on the Emirates Team NZ chase boat and a training session with the AC75 Te Aihe Team New Zealand are 30 minutes into a vital testing session when it all comes to a sudden halt. One minute Te Aihe is foiling beautifully, the next moment the 75-foot monohull splashes down with Peter Burling’s ...

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IRC European Championship as part of Cork 300

Start of the 2019 Morgan Cup © Rick Tomlinson / RORC

Online Entry is now open for the 2020 IRC European Championship which will take place in Crosshaven, Ireland during Volvo Cork Week as part of the unique celebration of the 300th anniversary of the Royal Cork Yacht Club. The 2020 IRC European Championship will be held over five days of racing from Monday 13th July to Friday 17th July during ...

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Paris 2024 Mixed Keelboat Offshore Equipment

Sunfast 3300 © Jean-Marie Liot

The Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition will, for the first time ever, feature a Mixed Two Person Keelboat Offshore Event that will test the mental resolve and physical attributes of the sailors competing. At World Sailing’s 2019 Annual Conference in Bermuda, World Sailing’s Council, the main decision-making body of World Sailing, approved the decision-making process for the selection of Equipment ...

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Hobart Race 2019

Vertigo finalises tactics for Launceston to Hobart Race 2019 © Tim Olding

Vertigo finalises tactics for Launceston to Hobart Race 2019 The reputation of the Riversdale Estate Wines Launceston to Hobart (L2H) Yacht Race as a tactical race with lots of turning points, tides and currents to juggle, is what has drawn Victorian team, Vertigo, to the start line for the first time. Skipper Tim Olding, representing the Royal Yacht Club of ...

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Win the RORC Transatlantic Race 2019 video

After 17 days and 10 hours, Jeremy Waiit (L) and Richard Palmer (R) cross the finish line outside Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina, Grenada in the 2019 RORC Transatlantic Race - photo © RORC / Arthur Daniel

Two Handed Jangada win the RORC Transatlantic Race Richard Palmer’s British JPK 10.10 Jangada was presented with the RORC Transatlantic Trophy in Grenada at a ceremony and prize-giving banquet held at Camper & Nicholsons Victory Bar and Restaurant. Racing Two Handed with Jeremy Waitt, Jangada scored the best corrected time under IRC to win the race overall and completed the ...

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