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12th Yisunsin Cup International Yacht Race

12th Yisunsin Cup International Yacht Race © Icarus Sports

For one more year, top-level sailors gathered in Tongyeong, South Korea in order to participate in the 12th edition of the Yisunsin Cup International Yacht Race. A fleet of 91 boats and more than 586 sailors from 10 countries completed the participants’ list. In ORC1 class, “Vikira” managed to win the race for the second year in a row. In ...

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Tip & Shaft The Ocean Race

The complex stern of an IMOCA60 - Hugo Boss - Rolex Middle Sea Race © Joe Watson/ Alex Thomson Racing

Tip & Shaft: 15 -22 entries expected in two fleets for “The Ocean Race” In the Espace 2000 at Paris’ annual Salon Nautic it was standing room only on Tuesday when further details about The Ocean Race, the son and heir of the Volvo Ocean Race, were announced by co-owners Richard Brisius and Johan Salén long time partners in Atlant ...

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Mothquito

Mothquito Foiling Catamaran - photo © Mothquito

Mothquito nominated best design Foiling Awards 2018 Foiling Awards, organised by Foiling Week, are the greatest recognition a foiling boat can achieve worldwide. The prize categories are broken down into different categories such as production series, upcoming designs, racing, etc. The public gets to pick the winner for each category, and the mere fact of getting shortlisted is in itself ...

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American Magic opens Winter Base

The Mule, American Magic's 38-foot test boat, rests at the team's winter base in Pensacola, Florida - photo © American Magic

New York Yacht Club American Magic, U.S. Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, today announced that the Port of Pensacola will serve as the team’s winter training base in late 2018 and early 2019. The team was formed in 2017 to win the America’s Cup, the highest prize in sailing and the oldest trophy in international sports. Until warmer weather ...

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52 Super Series 2019

Quantum Key West Race Week © Nico Martinez / 52 Super Series

New-build Bronenosec is back and aiming high for 2019 52 Super Series After a year away from the world’s leading grand prix monohull class, Russian owner-driver Vladimir Liubomirov will return to the 52 Super Series in 2019 armed with a brand new boat, Bronenosec, which will be a Botín Partners development of 2018 champion Quantum Racing. The decision to build ...

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Superyacht Cup Palma 2019

The Superyacht Cup Palma - photo © Claire Matches / www.clairematches.com

While the thoughts of many may be turned towards the end of year festivities, superyacht owners, skippers and crews have been planning ahead and registering for next June’s edition of the Superyacht Cup Palma. No fewer than 14 of the world’s finest yachts have already expressed interest in the 23rd edition of Europe’s largest and longest-running superyacht regatta, with 19–22 ...

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10th anniversary Normandy Channel Race

2018 Normandy Channel Race © Jean-Marie Liot / NCR2018

The 2019 edition of the Normandy Channel Race, which starts on Sunday 19 May, will mark the 10th anniversary of the event that first set sail in the spring of 2010 from Caen. Created by Sirius Evenements with the support of the local authorities (City of Caen – Urban Community Caen la Mer – Calvados department – Normandy region) and ...

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Golden Globe Race

(l-r) Alex Carozzo (ITA) Susie Goodall and Sir Robin Knox-Johnston at the start of the 2018 Golden Globe Race © Tim Bishop

British yachtswoman Susie Goodall was pitchpoled and dismasted in the Southern Ocean some 2,000 miles west of Cape Horn today. A distress signal was first picked up from her yacht by Falmouth Coastguard at 11:00 UTC, who then alerted Race Control and the Chilean Maritime Search and Rescue authorities responsible for this sector of the South Pacific. Goodall, (29) from ...

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RS500 Eurocup Series 2018

RS500 fleet - 2018 Eurocup, YC Carnac - photo © Christian Chandon

Below are the final results for the 2018 RS500 Eurocup Series, which comprised with YC Carnac, Worlds at RS Games, Weymouth and Colico, Lake Como. The results include junior (J) and all girls (F) ranking. With thanks to Mario Rossi for doing the sums. In 2018, sixty RS500s competed from ten nations, and among them were nineteen junior teams. This ...

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St. Barth Cata Cup

2018 Barth Cata Cup final day - photo © Michael Gramm

The fourth and final day of the 11th St. Barth Cata Cup was expected to be decisive, at least for second and third place. But things turned out completely differently than anticipated. The reason? A huge mistake made by the Greeks, Iordanis Paschalidis and Konstantinos Trigonis (St Barth Assurances). In fact, well on their way to a fifth straight race ...

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