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Round Belle-Ile Race

IDEC Sport, skipper Francis Joyon - photo © Jean Marie Liot / ALEA / IDEC SPORT

Francis Joyon and IDEC Sport back in the water for the Round Belle-Ile Race Since Francis Joyon’s win in the last Route du Rhum, the IDEC SPORT maxi-trimaran has been in the yard for her winter refit and repairs following what was a very tough Route du Rhum. Since that race, Francis has announced he will be taking part in ...

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Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous

Perini Navi to attend third Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous © Perini Navi

Perini Navi, one of the world’s leading designers and builders of sailing and motor superyachts, is taking part in the exclusive and international Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous at Viareggio between May 9 and 12. Three Perini sailing yachts will be in port for the Rendez-Vous: the 46m ketch Antara, the 48m aluminium ketch Morning Glory and Is a Rose, a 50m ...

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Women’s Regatta 2019

MHYC Women's Regatta 2019 ©Marg Fraser Martin

Middle Harbour Yacht Club Women’s Regatta 2019 Three races were completed for the MHYC Women’s Regatta in south-west to southerly breezes mainly 10-15 knots. Race Officer Elaine Fowler and the Middle Harbour Race Management Team had two short windward leeward races in the bag by 1pm, enabling a short rest before the passage race was under way at 2pm. With ...

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Great Veteran’s Race

Love and War, a three-times Sydney Hobart overall winner is racing in the Great Veterans Race today and the 75th Sydney Hobart in December. © Peter Campbell

93-year-old Gordon Ingate back on helm for Great Veteran’s Race Back in 1950, veteran yachtsman Gordon Ingate sailed in his first Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, skippering a little sloop called Jasnar. On Sydney Harbour today, the 93-year-old will again be on the helm of the 29-footer, competing in the Great Veteran’s Race. Ingate, then an upcoming young Sydney helmsman, was ...

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Gulf Regatta 2019

Top of the Gulf Regatta 2019

Following a marathon day on-the-water yesterday for the keelboats and multihulls, today’s 10 knots of breeze at start time dropped off early on. Race Officer Jerry Rollin had to settle with a single race, though managed to squeeze in two races for the Platus which takes their series tally to five after two days. Meanwhile the dinghy classes, Optimists and ...

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Capri Classica


Magnificent historic sailing craft are due gather on the Bay of Naples on 7th May 2019 for four days of competition that will celebrate yachting from its golden era. Created by the International Schooner Association in conjunction with the International Maxi Association, the first edition of Capri Classica is exclusively for classic schooners. Unlike other classic sailing events, it will ...

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World Sailing Show

The World Sailing Show - May 2019 © World Sailing Show

It has taken two years to create and has required absolute secrecy throughout. As Thomas Coville’s new 32m trimaran was rolled out into the open we got to see why his team had been so tight lipped about their new beast of a boat. This is an Ultime like no other. We also take a look at another high performance ...

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Antarctic mission complete

The Australis sailing ship was able to slip into unknown waters © Courtesy ULB

Ground-breaking Antarctic mission complete The sailing ship Australis, home for the last six weeks to a team of Belgian and French researchers, is back from its mission in Antarctica. Aside from confirming that the area is still thriving with biodiversity, the team of Mission Belgica121 also concluded that there is a troubling increase in tourism. The team was led by ...

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Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta

2019 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta San Diego © Paul Todd / Outside Images

The Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta returns to Annapolis, Md., May 3-5. Annapolis Yacht Club will host nearly 180 teams from the Chesapeake Bay region and afar, as they race for top honors in 14 individual classes of boats. One-design racing is held in identical boats, placing success at the hands of the sailors. As the first ...

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Tracking and Safety Products


AtlasTrax GPS System Keep track of your boat when you’re away with the new AtlasTrax MiniTrax GPS Satellite Tracking System. The device measures 3×2 inches and can be mounted in a hidden spot. It sends alerts if the boat moves outside a predetermined range. AtlasTrax provides equipment and services to track your location while on the water. The GPS System keeps ...

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