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New York to Vendée Race

New York to Vendée Race – Guessing games in the Bay of Biscay

The eighth day of racing brought a destroyed 65th birthday cake and the promise of a fascinating three-way duel to the finish that could down to seconds. As they enter the Bay of Biscay, the finish in Les Sables d’Olonne must feel like it is extending away like a mirage. At the 15:30 UTC ranking, Jérémie Beyou (Maître CoQ) led ...

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Rolex Middle Sea Race

Rolex Middle Sea Race – Very encouraging interest and response so far

As the Royal Malta Yacht Club is well into its preparations for the annual Rolex Middle Sea Race, the interest and response so far is very encouraging, suggesting that there will be another good fleet in 2016. A highly rated offshore classic, the race has in previous years have seen over 120 boats, representing over 24 countries, some as far ...

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JP Morgan AM Round the Island Race

The race starter announced for the JP Morgan AM Round the Island Race

The Island Sailing Club in Cowes, Isle of Wight, is delighted that Prince Michael of Kent GCVO, has been confirmed as the Race Starter for the 2016 J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race on Saturday, 2nd July 2016. Prince Michael is not competing in the Race and is visiting the Isle of Wight to carry out a number ...

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52 Super Series 2016

2016 52 Super Series - Back in the US of A

The 52 Super Series will return to the USA in 2017 for the third time since 2013. The world’s leading grand prix monohull circuit restricted activity to Europe in 2015 and 2016 as the latest generation of new TP52s was launched in the Spring of 2015 and this season is one of consolidation. The board of the 52 Super Series ...

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World Match Racing Tour 2016

2016 World Match Racing Tour - US One captures championship in Newport

World Match Racing Tour -2016 After an all but washed out penultimate day of the World Match Racing Tour Newport, Newport laid it on today with Taylor Canfield and his US One team claiming the Championship. The organisers were able to run the complete schedule of semi-finals and finals. Throughout this the competing teams fought tooth and nail on their ...

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Atlantic Cup 2016

2016 Atlantic Cup - Leg 1 finish - Tales sets new course record!

Tales II skippered by Gonzalo Botín and Pablo Santurde, crossed the finish line first at 12:53:03 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 31, with an elapsed time of 72:48:03, to complete the 648 nautical mile first off-shore leg of the Atlantic Cup from Charleston, S.C. to Brooklyn, N.Y.! Spain’s #123 Tales II finished 1 hour 33 minutes and 30 seconds ahead ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2016

2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Entries open

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2016 – The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia today announced the release of the Notice of Race for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2016 and extends and invitation to eligible yacht owners to enter Australia’s most celebrated blue water event. This year represents the 72nd running of the 628 nautical mile race, which starts ...

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New York to Vendée Race

New York to Vendée Race

After getting used to spending life inclined to the left since they started, the three front runners in the New York – Vendée (Les Sables d’Olonne) Race presented by Currency House and SpaceCode life are today having to get used to living heeled to the right. The trio of front runners – with Alex Thomson on Hugo Boss still leading ...

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Newport Bermuda Race 2016

2016 Newport Bermuda Race

Newport Bermuda Race 2016 – In what promises to be the third largest race in its 110 year history, the 50th Bermuda Race now expects to see 192 boats on the starting line in Newport on June 17. This 50th edition of “the Thrash of the Onion Patch” has one of the largest and most diverse fleets of monohull oceangoing ...

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Sir Kenneth Preston Regatta

Sir Kenneth Preston Regatta attracts one of largest fleets of Etchells

The Sir Kenneth Preston Trophy was first competed for in 1995, after Sir Kenneth Preston, who had led the British sailing team in the 1960 Olympics, presented it to the Royal Yacht Squadron shortly prior to his death. Sir Kenneth wished that the trophy be competed for by a deserving one design fleet that had the spirit of one design ...

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