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Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta 2020

2019 Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta - Day 4 - photo © Martina Orsini

An interview with Sara Zanobini about the 2020 Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta When the conversation turns to historic East Coast regattas, the Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta always makes the list of the most prominent events, given that it first offered racing for Star class boats in 1927. Moreover, the regatta has long offered Corinthian sailors the opportunity to hit the ...

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52 Super Series 2020

Azzurra at Audi 52 Super Series Sailing Week Porto Cervo © Martinez Studio / 52 Super Series

The boat flying the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda’s burgee is in Cape Town ready to defend her title as 52 Super Series champions won last season for the fourth time in eight editions. Including the defending champions aboard Azzurra, there is a fleet of ten TP52s gathered in South Africa ready to begin the 2020 52 Super Series, the most ...

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The Clipper Race Leg 5 – Race 7


It’s been some time since the Race Viewer has depicted the combined Clipper Race fleet as achieving a speed over ground of more than five knots, but the fourth day of Race 7: The Lakewood Hills, Zhuhai Race can boast that. The upwind conditions have meant life on board is wet, at an angle and requires constant focus, as Punta del Este ...

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SailGP in Sydney

SailGP practice race in Sydney ©Nic Douglass / www.AdventuresofaSailorGirl.com

All seven SailGP teams were on the start line today in Sydney for the first round of practice races for the second season, including the winner of season one, Australia. While all eyes were on Ben Ainslie and his Ineos sponsored team from Great Britain, it was the young Spanish team who forced all viewers to toss out their form ...

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The Race Around


It is with great excitement that The Race Around can today confirm the first competitor campaigning to be on the start line of Class40s new around the world race. Having spend a decade on the Multi50 “Arkema”, Lalou Roucayrol embarks on a new adventure with Class40 culminating in The Race Around 2023. From the Medoc region of France, Lalou Roucayrol ...

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Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta

Carrera S with some spinnaker action on Day 2 of Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta 2020 - photo © Bugs Puglisi

Matt Allen’s Ichi Ban has added another picket to its Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta score, giving them the edge over rivals Secret Men’s Business as we head into the second half of the event. The traditional Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta ‘long race’ gave sailors glamour conditions and a race outside of Boston Bay, which showcased some of the ...

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Rolex Giraglia Race 2020

Rolex Giraglia 2019 © Nautor's Swan / Studio Borlenghi

The 68th edition of this Mediterranean Classic is now open for entries and the notice of race is available online. From June 5-13 between St Tropez and Genoa. Entry open for Rolex Giraglia Race 2020 Programme As usual, the Rolex Giraglia week begins with the Sanremo-Saint Tropez race which will start at midnight on Friday, June 5. Three days of ...

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Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta

It was a slow start to the opening day of the Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta - photo © Joe 'Bugs' Puglisi

Close and competitive sailing was on the menu for the first day of the Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta, with a mix of results across the four divisions. The day greeted sailors with a fickle outlook early on as the race committee began proceedings with a lengthy postponement due to a lack of wind. The scheduled 11am start was not ...

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TF35 Trophy

Debut TF35 Trophy season planned to kick-off in May 2020 - photo © Pedro Martinez / Sailing Energy

Eight teams will compete in the first ever TF35 Trophy, with four Swiss crews transitioning over from the D35 and four new crews set to join the fray. With the debut season planned to kick-off in May, Ernesto Bertarelli’s Alinghi, Esteban Garcia’s Realteam, Guy de Picciotto’s Zen Too and Bertrand Demole’s Ylliam XII – Comptoir Immobilier will switch to the ...

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Hamilton Island Race Week 2020

Not a Diamond, sailed by Linda Gorrie and her all-female crew, will be back at Hamilton Island in August for Race Week 2020. - photo © Craig Greenhill / Salty Dingo

Entries booming for Hamilton Island Race Week 2020 An unprecedented surge of early interest in Australia’s premier offshore regatta, Hamilton Island Race Week from August 15-22, sees the fleet growing at a rate faster than any other time in the event’s 37-year history. Staged over eight days on the tropical, island-laced waters of Queensland’s Whitsundays area, Race Week’s appeal is ...

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