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Marion Bermuda Race

Andy Howe taking a sight aboard Founder's Trophy winner 'Ti' in the 2015 Marion Bermuda Race. He will navigate for Ray Cullum aboard 'Frolic' in this 2017 race starting June 9 in Marion MA © Andy Howe

The Marion Bermuda Race is the only US East coast offshore race which features a Celestial Navigation Classification with appropriate time credits. It is the only one that offers prizes for yachts that sail by the stars. The Beverly Yacht ...

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St. Thomas International Regatta

Beating some of the best race boats in the world is all about time at the St. Thomas International Regatta. Ingrid Abery

Timing means everything in yacht racing. Therefore, organizers of the Round the Rocks Race, set for March 23, and the St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR), March 24 to 26, are proud to welcome Cardow Jewelers aboard as sponsor of the ...

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Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta

2017 Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design Regatta - Day 2 © Paul Todd/Outside Images www.outsideimages.com

With the addition of offshore keelboat racing on Saturday, sailboats competed off Point Loma on San Diego Bay on the second day of the Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta in San Diego. One of these classes, the ...

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New Pacific 52 class

Wheel or tiller steering options are installed but not usually with both fitted at the same time - Invisible Hand on sea trials in the Hauraki Gulf, January 2017 © Darren McManaway

The first of two new-build Pacific 52’s from Auckland’s Cookson Boats is now sailing in San Francisco. Invisible Hand for San Francisco’s Frank Slootman replaces his earlier RP63 of the same name. She will soon be joined by a second ...

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America’s Cup AC50 style ~ Video

Land Rover BAR's AC50 launch - their movable dock can be seen in the background Austin Wong | ACEA

Land Rover BAR’s re-entry to their marina in the Royal Dockyard in Bermuda does not appear to have gone has planned on Friday. In this clip the British America’s Cup team appear to cop a gust a the wrong moment ...

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BVI Spring Regatta

BVI Spring Regatta find new ways to keep green

Environmental concerns seem to be getting a lot of press lately. However, the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival has been involved with protecting the environment for many years. The regatta has partnered with Sailors for the Sea, a leading ...

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35m catamaran BlackCat Superyachts

BlackCat Superyachts

BlackCat Superyachts has recently unveiled the latest addition to its portfolio of catamarans, the BlackCat 35. A smaller model of the BlackCat 50, this 35m design features distinctive exterior lines created by the Malcolm McKeon Yacht Design studio, whilst m²atelier ...

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J24 Short Course Regatta

Quantum Sails NSW J24 Championships © Ben Williams

On the coat tails of a fantastic State and Australian Championships, the Cronulla Sailing Club will again be hosting the Wet Tech Rigging J24 Short Course Regatta over the period 10-11 June 2017. This is the Clubs signature j24 event, ...

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H.H National Offshore One Design Regatta

2017 Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design Regatta - Day 1 © Paul Todd/Outside Images www.outsideimages.com

The annual Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta got underway in San Diego on Friday morning as five classes of sailboats took to the racecourses on San Diego Bay. Eight additional classes are scheduled to join the regatta ...

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Clipper 2017-18 Race skippers announced

Dynamic Dozen - Clipper 2017-18 Race skippers Clipper Round The World Yacht Race http://www.clipperroundtheworld.com

With less than six months to go before the Clipper 2017-18 Race start, we are excited to introduce the ‘dynamic dozen’ who will guide the teams during the world’s largest round the world yacht race. The Clipper Race prides itself ...

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