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International Moth UK National

International Moth UK National © Mark Jardine / IMCAUK

Day two at the International Moth UK Nationals proved to be frustrating as the forecast lack of wind came to pass. After a postponement a patchy 7-8 knot wind filled in from the East, just enough to get the fleet ...

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OK Dinghy Worlds in Barbados

Mark Jackson checking for weed - OK Dinghy World Championships © Robert Deaves

Barbados is full of surprises. While overall leader Nick Craig, from Great Britain, has surprised everyone with his consistent form in extremely challenging conditions, on the second day of the OK Dinghy World Championships, the Caribbean had another surprise in ...

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Extreme Sailing Series

Extreme Sailing Series™ - Lisbon Lloyd Images http://lloydimagesgallery.photoshelter.com/

While the fleet of GC32s fly around a racecourse set metres from the shore to the delight of thousands of onlookers, behind the scenes there is an expert team making it all happen seamlessly. This team is led by Extreme ...

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All teams on the water America’s Cup

Artemis Racing (SWE) - Day 1 - America's Cup 2017, May 27, 2017 Great Sound Bermuda Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

All six teams entered in the 35th America’s Cup will be back in the water after herculean efforts by the Japanese and British shore crews overnight. Six races will be sailed today with Oracle Team USA competing in three of ...

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Transpacific Course World Record Onboard Phaedo^3

Onboard Phaedo^3's record breaking run across the Pacific Rachel Fallon-Langdon / Team Phaedo

The past few years we have had a good share of success with at least one wrong turn in our racing program. When Brian Thompson and I were planning the Phaedo3 program we had a wish list of races and ...

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35th America’s Cup

Americas Cup 35

Here’s a look at the teams vying to be king of the mountain at the 35th America’s Cup. Billions of dollars have been spent challenging for and defending the America’s Cup since its inception in 1851, making this event the ...

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Debuts New Superyacht Azimut

Azimut Grande 35 Metri

The Azimut Grande 35 Metri made its debut last week at the Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous in Italy. Beyond being Azimut’s new flagship, the 115-foot raised pilothouse incorporates pioneering designs that include two beach clubs, a largest-in-class balcony, and the option ...

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OK Dinghy Worlds opens in paradisiacal Barbados

OK Dinghy World Championship 2017 © Robert Deaves

The OK Dinghy fleet has landed in paradise. Most sailors in Barbados for the 2017 World Championship have been looking forward to this event for three years and so far it is delivering in spades, with fantastic sailing and fabulous ...

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European tour with super maxi CQS

Ludde Ingvall’s distinctive super maxi CQS Andrea Francolini http://www.afrancolini.com/

Ludde Ingvall’s distinctive super maxi CQS has arrived in European waters for a summer tour of races in places as divergent as Finland and Malta. The 98 foot boat, with which Ludde contested last year’s Rolex Sydney to Hobart Race, ...

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Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Round Britain 2017

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Round Britain © Marc Turner / EMCT

On May 20, a bright blue 44ft yacht, Moonspray, surrounded by a flotilla of local boats, sailed out of Largs Yacht Haven for the start of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Round Britain 2017. Over the course of the summer ...

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