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New York–Vendée Transatlantic Race

What is at stake for the line-up at New York–Vendée Transatlantic Race

Fourteen skippers – ten French and four foreign sailors – will be lining up on Sunday at the start of the New York-Vendée transatlantic race. They will have 3100 miles to sail, which on paper at least should essentially be downwind. A genuine warm-up with five months to go to the start of the Vendée Globe, this is going to ...

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Newport Bermuda Race 2016

2016 Newport Bermuda Race – Crew and inspections deadline approaching

Newport Bermuda Race – Crew and inspections deadline approaching Newport Bermuda Race 2016 – There’s very little time left to get your crew list in order before the crew deadline — 1700, Friday, June 3 — about one week away. We have provided below a preliminary crew list containing all sailors who have been invited to race, and highlighting sailors ...

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Leg Six ~ Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

RACE 11 THE LMAX EXCHANGE - RACE OF THE AMERICAS

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2015 -16 – The Race Committee has announced the penalty points for the race nine Seattle Pacific Challenge from Qingdao, China to Seattle, USA. During leg six, the fleet spent approximately four weeks at sea, battling the range of harsh conditions the mighty North Pacific Ocean threw at it during the toughest race of ...

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Transat New York ~ Vendée

Transat New York - Vendée – Edmond de Rothschild back in business

Transat New York – Vendée – Edmond de Rothschild back in business. In a little over 48 hours, Sébastien Josse and the Mono60 Edmond de Rothschild will bid farewell to the Statue of Liberty and set sail across the Atlantic bound for Les Sables d’Olonne in France; a highly symbolic finish venue some five months prior to the start of ...

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Rolex Big Boat Series 2016

2016 Rolex Big Boat Series attracts past champions for racing

The 2016 Rolex Big Boat Series hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club is scheduled for Sept. 15-18 and, with three months to go, the early entrant list features several class champions from recent years. Held on San Francisco Bay since 1964, the Rolex Big Boat Series has long been the West Coast’s premier multi-class regatta, consistently attracting some of ...

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GC32 Racing Tour

Team ENGIE to take part in the first big event of the GC32 Racing Tour

They are there. After months of waiting, punctuated by long training periods, debriefings and fitness sessions, Team ENGIE will finally take part in the first big event of the GC32 Racing Tour season. Sébastien Rogues and his crew are now settled in Riva on Lake Garda in Italy. From Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th of May, nine teams that make ...

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Dangerous Places in the World to go Sailing

dangerous places in the world to go sailing

Where are the most dangerous places in the world to go sailing? The Gulf of AdenThe warning on NATO’s website is unequivocal: “The NATO Shipping Centre strongly advises yachts not to sail through the Gulf of Aden.” That warning is primarily a result of rampant piracy, which targets both the delivery of shipments (costing global trade an estimated $6.6 to $6.9 ...

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YANMAR Moth World Championships 2016

2016 YANMAR Moth World Championships

Three races kicked off the YANMAR Moth Worlds 2016 taking place in Hayama, Japan, 23-29 May 29th. Yesterday’s practice race gave competitors a bit of a leg stretch, ahead of three back to back races today which saw the serious competition get underway. An atmosphere of anticipation in the boat park, set the scene for the day ahead. A southerly breeze ...

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Tour de France à la Voile 2016 – 28 teams to compete

28 teams to compete at 2016 Tour de France à la Voile

In 2016, the Tour de France à la Voile keeps growing around the Diam 24, the event official boat until 2019. With 28 teams, the summer show will also be a key moment for the sport. Staying close to the spectators, the Tour de France à la Voile offers a lot of novelties for a better and easier understanding and ...

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GC32 Racing Tour 2016

2016 GC32 Racing Tour gets underway this week

The 2016 GC32 Racing Tour gets underway later this week with the first of two regattas on one of the world’s most magnificent regatta venues, Lake Garda. The GC32 Riva Cup will take place over Thursday 23rd May until Sunday 26th May, from the Fraglia Vela Riva in Riva del Garda, on the Italian lake’s northernmost corner. In addition to ...

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