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Platoon win Rolex TP52 World Championship

A moment of jubilation onboard Platoon upon arriving to the docks - 2017 Rolex TP52 World Championship © Martinez Studio/52 Super Series

Harm Müller-Spreer’s Platoon crew got the better of the five-time title holders Quantum Racing during an exciting winner takes all final day showdown to win the Rolex TP52 World Championship title for the first time. Their seemingly unerring consistency across ...

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Melges 24 European Sailing Series

Bruce Ayres' Monsoon USA851 took a bullet from Race 3 today being on the fourth position in overall ranking after four races - Melges 24 European Sailing Series © IM24CA/ZGN/Mauro Melandri

After a not so generous first day, the Wind Factory is back in action in Riva del Garda. Starting from the early morning, a steady Peler of variable intensity between eight and 15 knots allowed the completion of three very ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race

Spartan Ocean Racing's Whitbread 60, Challenger from Nova Scotia – Antigua Bermuda Race © Ted Martin / Antigua Bermuda Race

By 1000 ADT May 19th, five more yachts had completed the Antigua Bermuda Race, with two of those teams making the provisional podium for the race overall. The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club was a popular venue last night as well ...

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RORC Vice Admiral’s Cup

2017 RORC Vice Admiral's Cup - Round 1 - Day 1 © www.rick-tomlinson.com

The first day of the RORC Vice Admiral’s Cup was notable for shifting conditions, especially after the first race and the wind speed ranged from seven – sixteen knots to add to the conundrum for the eleven-strong FAST40+. Stewart Whitehead’s ...

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Cowes Week

Cowes Week 2017 Cowes Week http://www.cowesweek.co.uk

If you’re thinking about taking part in Cowes Week 2017, don’t forget that the Early Bird discounted entry fee ends at midnight on Tuesday 30th May after which time the Standard entry fee will apply. So why not enter now ...

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Rolex TP52 World

Results - 2017 Rolex TP52 World Championship © Martinez Studio/52 Super Series

The most consistent TP52 crew so far this season, Harm Müller-Spreer’s Platoon team have given themselves a fighting chance of lifting the Rolex TP52 World Championship title for the first time after returning a strong pair of scores on the ...

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Normandy Channel Race

Victory for Phil Sharp and Pablo Santurde in the Normandy Channel Race © Jean-Marie Liot / NCR http://www.normandy-race.com/

Not only did Phil and Pablo win the race on renewable energy alone, they also set a new record time of four days, 11 hours, 15 minutes and 50 seconds. Of the eight editions in this great Norman classic created ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race

The day after the rescue: Les Crane, Skipper of the abandoned Farr 56, Monterey (BER) at the helm of Atlas Ocean Racing's Volvo 60, Esprit de Corps IV, (CAN) helped by Esprit's Skipper, Gilles Barbot on the grinder. - Antigua Bermuda Race © Tristan Péloquin

Esprit de Corps IV, skippered by Gilles Barbot finished the Antigua Bermuda Race on Thursday May, 18 after seven days at sea. For the last day and a half of the race, the French Canadian Volvo 60 had six extra ...

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America’s Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand sailing on Bermuda's Great Sound testing in the lead up to the 35th America's Cup Hamish Hooper/Emirates Team NZ http://www.etnzblog.com

Newsroom’s Suzanne McFadden looks at the process behind Emirates Team New Zealand’s repair in Bermuda after the ‘love-tap’ on Day 2 or Practice Session 5: With a little cooking and round-the-clock devotion, Emirates Team New Zealand’s injured race-boat will be ...

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Rolex TP52 World Championship Scarlino 2017

Owner-Driver Harm Müller-Spreer steering Platoon - 2017 Rolex TP52 World Championship © Martinez Studio/52 Super Series

With Quantum Racing comfortably winning the 26 mile coastal race and Platoon taking second place, Harm Müller-Spreer’s German-flagged crew still top the standings at the Rolex TP52 World Championship Scarlino 2017 but their lead is cut to two points by ...

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