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ORC Superyacht Rule

New ORC Superyacht Rules © ORC Media

The Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) is pleased to announce that the 2018 ORC Superyacht Rule (ORCsy) is now available and can be viewed online on the ORC’s Superyacht website. Like the main ORC rating system, the rule and its formulation ...

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Classic Regatta for Cowes

Cowes Spring Classics, a new regatta for wooden classics designed before 1970, announced © Hugh Fairfax

Cowes Spring Classics, a new regatta for wooden classics designed before 1970, has just been announced. The regatta is taking place from 11 – 13 May and will be based at Shepards Wharf Marina. The organisers, Mary Scott-Jackson of MSJ ...

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 7: The Forever Tropical Paradise Race, Day 0 © Clipper Race

Although Race 7: The Forever Tropical Paradise Race may only be in its opening hours, Dare To Lead has managed to pull away and currently has a two nautical mile advantage on the pack which, after the first Le Mans ...

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World Cup Series Miami

Heavy Winds in Miami - 2018 World Cup Series Miami - photo © Tomas Moya / Sailing Energy

With the wind and sea state failing to moderate during the day, at 13:30, the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 fleets were told they would not be sailing on Day four of the 2018 World Cup Series in Miami, USA. ...

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Scottish Islands Peaks Race

Scottish Islands Peak Race © Scottish Islands Peak Race

The 2018 Scottish Islands Peaks Race has officially opened entries for this year’s race, simultaneously launching a fresh new website. This adventure race is for teams of sailors and fell runners (both youth and adult) and is held annually on ...

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Atlantic Anniversary Regatta & Rambler 88

George David's American Maxi Rambler 88 © RORC / Tim Wright

The Atlantic Anniversary Regatta is the first ever regatta series with two Atlantic Ocean races in both directions. Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Norddeutscher Regatta Verein (NRV), based in Hamburg, Germany. The first part of this extraordinary series was ...

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Videos 175th Festival of Sails

175th Festival of Sails - photo © Nic Douglass / www.AdventuresofaSailorGirl.com / Pantaenius

What an Australia Day Weekend, starting in Melbourne and heading over the Geelong on the 175th Rex Gorell Land Rover Festival of Sails Passage Race with Rolex Sydney Hobart winners, Ichi Ban, and then two days of covering over 300 ...

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Clipper Race

The start line for Clipper Race 7: The Forever Tropical Paradise Race to Sanya © Clipper Ventures

After a relaxing break in the Whitsundays, the Clipper Race fleet bid farewell to Australia today to race to China; and fittingly at this halfway stage in the 2017-18 edition, it is the destination’s two team entries, Sanya Serenity Coast ...

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Final day of the Festival of Sails

Geelong sailor Nick Lee during the Festival of Sails © Salty Dingo

Geelong teenager and budding sailor Nick Lee has grown up on the water and was one of almost 3000 competitors who took part in this weekend’s historic 175th running of the annual Festival of Sails. “My parents bought a boat ...

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Helly Hansen Women’s Challenge

Little Nico – Helly Hansen Women's Challenge © Crosbie and Dale Lorimer

Manly Yacht Club is proud to announce Helly Hansen as our continuing sponsor for the Women’s Challenge 2018. The MYC Women’s Challenge is celebrating its 23rd year and we have a commitment to encourage and support women in sailing at ...

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