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Rolex Middle Sea Race

2019 Rolex Middle Sea Race, day 1 © Kurt Arrigo / Rolex

The 2019 Rolex Middle Sea Race, the 40th edition of the 606nm classic offshore, set off from Grand Harbour today. A fleet of 113 yachts, separated into seven starts, were wafted on their way by a very gentle northerly breeze that sent cat’s paws across the harbour, and left plenty of traps for the unsuspecting. No matter, for the competitors ...

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China International Women’s Match Race 2019

Seven Feet Team (RUS) and 2.0 Women's Racing (NZL) racing on day one of the 2019 China International Women's Match Race. © CIWMR 2019

The first day of racing at China International Women’s Match Race at Dishui Lake took off in perfect sailing conditions. With a steady breeze at 12 knots and gusts up to 16 knots. After the first flight of the day all the teams came ashore to be present at the grand opening ceremony. Many dignitaries attended including Ms. Zhang Xiaodong, ...

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China International Women’s Match Race 2019

Teams practicing on Dishui Lake in Shanghai prior to the 2019 China International Women's Match Race. © CIWMR 2019

On 11-16th October 2019, the inaugural 2019 China International Women’s Match Race, the final event of the 2019 WIM Series, will be held in Shanghai on the Dishui Lake. The Women’s International Match Racing Association (WIMRA), Chinese Yachting Association (CYA), Shanghai Administration of Sports and Administration Committee of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Lin-Gang Special Area have collaborated to ...

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Golden Globe Race 2022

Golden Globe Race chart 2022 final - photo © Don McIntyre

Three years to the start of the 2022 Golden Globe Race An independent analysis report compiled by Meltwater on media coverage secured during the 2018 Golden Globe Race shows that the Race gained US$185m worth of coverage world-wide. Les Sables d’Olonne, which will be the host start and finish port again in 2022, gained 2 years of international publicity valued ...

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Fiji Regatta Week 2019

Fiji Regatta Week at Musket Cove Island Resort - photo © Ronnie Simpson

The 36th annual Fiji Regatta Week – Fiji’s largest annual regatta – kicks off this weekend at Musket Cove Island Resort, located in the beautiful Mamanuca Islands of western Fiji. One of the premier racing and cruising regattas in the South Pacific, nearly 70 yachts representing over 20 countries on six different continents have thus far registered, with more yachts ...

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Clipper Race 2019-20

Clipper Race team, Punta del Este, passes through Tower Bridge London - photo © Jason Bye - www.jasonbye.com

Tower Bridge lifts for the Clipper 2019-20 Race departure The sun shone on the thousands of supporters who lined the banks of St. Katharine Docks and the River Thames to witness the Clipper 2019-20 Race departure. Tower Bridge was lifted to mark the occasion and the eleven strong fleet paraded up the Thames to rapturous applause. Clipper 2019-20 Race – ...

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Cup Village America’s Cup~AC50

Emirates Team New Zealand's America's Cup winner put on permanent display in the America's Cup Village © Richard Gladwell

Emirates Team New Zealand have put their champion AC50 on the exterior wall of their base in the America’s Cup Village in Auckland. The AC50 is one of the few left in existence, after several were taken for the Oracle Racing back SailGP circuit and converted to one design Foiling 50’s. The AC50 is the latest addition to the building ...

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Viper 640 World Championship

Jerwood under pressure in Practice Race 2, declared a dead heat with Justin Scott on day 1 of the Viper 640 Worlds Practice Regatta at Perth © Bernie Kaaks

Alamitos Bay Yacht Club (Long Beach, CA) will be hosting the 2019 Viper 640 World Championship powered by Goslings from August 17-24, 2019. The host of the Viper’s 2014 North American Championship and the home of the world’s largest fleet of the Viper 640 sportboat, ABYC has the experience, the resources, and the volunteers to make this a true World ...

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Rolex Fastnet Race 2019 video

Rolex Fastnet Race 2019 start ©Tom Hicks / www.solentaction.com

MACIF pipped at the post by Maxi Edmond de Rothschild in Ultim competition The 32m long Ultim trimarans laid on a spectacular finish in this 48th Rolex Fastnet Race resulting in MACIF, the leader since rounding the Fastnet Rock earlier this morning, being beaten to the finish line in the last breath of the race by her arch-rival Maxi Edmond ...

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International WASZP Games 2020

2019 WASZP European Championship © Hartas Productions

Well it has only been one week since the largest fleet of WASZPs ever assembled descended on Malcesine Lake Garda for the 2019 WASZP European Championships. The fleet of 100 Entries enjoyed five days of glorious Garda conditions and sensational WASZP lifestyle and hospitality. As quickly as that event finished the WASZP team turned their attention to the 2020 International ...

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