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Régates Royales Cannes ~ Trophée Panerai

40th Régates Royales Cannes - photo © Guido Cantini / seasee.com

No racing for the opening day of the 40th edition of the Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai. An Easterly wind, exceeding 30 knots, a confused sea state out on the bay forced the race organisers to keep the boats at the pontoon and abandon racing. Tomorrow the weather should be improving, enabling the 200 crews to dock out and get ...

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Perini Navi Cup

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About twenty Perini Navi yachts are on their way to Porto Cervo for the seventh Perini Navi Cup, the world famous regatta reserved exclusively for yachts built by Perini. Organized in collaboration with the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, the event will be held in Porto Cervo, from September 19 to 22. The list of boats taking part in the competition ...

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Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup day 1 ©Ingrid Abery / www.ingridabery.com

With westerly winds gusting into the mid-teens, brilliant sunshine and a mix of windward-leewards for the Maxi 72s and, for the remainder, a coastal race taking them on a clockwise lap of La Maddalena archipelago, the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship got off to the best start possible. Highlight of the maxi-boat calendar, this historic ...

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Newport Bermuda Race

Kawil, Super Yacht Division - 51st Newport Bermuda Race 2018 - photo © Daniel Forster / PPL

The division winners of the 2018 Newport Bermuda Race were finalized today with the arrival of the remainder of the fleet, after a slow but strategically challenging race. Of the 169 boats that started in Newport on June 15th, 166 completed the 635-mile race in two to six days time (there were three retirements). After making very slow progress in ...

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Rolex Giraglia 2018

Sanremo-Saint Tropez Race - Rolex Giraglia © Yacht Club Italiano

On the stroke of midnight, the first starting gun of the Rolex Giraglia 2018 will be fired, marking the start of the Sanremo-Saint Tropez race. Great excitement on the quays of the Sanremo Yacht Club before the miles that separate the two coastal cities. Skippers’ briefing at 6pm, cocktails on the quayside and fireworks at 10:30pm to salute the crews. ...

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Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta

My Song, Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2018 © YCCS/Borlenghi

All is ready in Porto Cervo for the 11th edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta, with the first race scheduled for tomorrow, June 6, on the waters of the Costa Smeralda. The event provides a unique combination of spectacular sailing between the islands of the La Maddalena archipelago and elegant social events ashore and will run through Saturday, June ...

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North Sails Palma

3Di Superyacht sails by North Sails © Stuart Pearce

Following the January announcement that the experts from the former Doyle Palma team would join forces with the local North Sails loft in Mallorca, Spain, the newly combined facilities and the team are taking shape in the heart of the global Superyacht industry. The enhanced personnel, increased capacity, and expanded resources look set to offer clients, for both Superyachts and ...

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Superyachts

3Di Superyacht sails by North Sails - photo © Stuart Pearce

Superyachts, 3Di, Dragons and detailing: We speak to North Sails’ Jens Christensen We spoke to Jens Christensen, who is based out of the North Sails loft in Herlev, Denmark, about the growth of superyachts, how 3Di has adapted to the demand of these vessels, why the finishing and preventative maintenance is so important, and about his own sailing in the ...

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Superyacht Challenge Antigua Final day

The 172ft Hoek ketch Elfje - photo © Claire Matches / www.clairematches.com

The Caribbean superyacht season kicked off in fine style with the 2018 Superyacht Challenge Antigua. Now its eighth year, the Superyacht Challenge Antigua is free from commercial endorsements, and has one clear objective; to provide all the facilities to stage an ideal event for an exclusive selection of yachts, where fair racing and good companionship are valued above all else. ...

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Superyacht Challenge Antigua 2018

Close quarters between Danneskjold and Arcadia - Superyacht Challenge Antigua 2018 - photo © Cory Silken / www.corysilken.com

Spectacular conditions prevailed for the penultimate day of the 2018 Superyacht Challenge Antigua on the stunning waters south of Antigua. Two short races were completed in a building breeze and sea state. In the Corsairs Class Spiip took Race 3 to take the overall lead for the class. However Rebecca fought back to win Race 4. Both teams are now ...

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