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Antigua Bermuda Race

Magnificent sunset in the 2017 race from on board Pogo 12.50 Hermes © Hermes / Ocean Racers

The 2018 Antigua Bermuda Race is organised by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club in association with Antigua Sailing Week, and supported by the Bermuda Tourism Authority and Goslings Rum. The second edition of the 935-mile oceanic race will start off ...

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J Class

St. Barths Bucket Regatta 2018 - Day 3 - photo © Carlo Borlenghi

Velsheda appeared to have done all they needed to win around today’s 25.43 nautical miles ‘wiggly’ J Class coastal race at the 2018 St Barths Bucket, but an error in their misreading of amendment to the instructions for the finish ...

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Wave Regatta on June Bank-Holiday weekend

Conor Phelan's Jump Juice from the Royal Cork YC is a confirmed entry for the inaugural Wave Regatta in Howth on the June Bank Holiday weekend. © David Branigan / Oceansport

Just two weeks remain before the early-bird entry deadline expires for the inaugural Wave Regatta at Howth Yacht Club over the June Bank-holiday weekend. Skippers and crew can avail of significant discounts by entering before the end of March. Wave ...

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Extreme Sailing Series™ 2018

Extreme Sailing Series Act 1, Muscat - day four - Alinghi - photo © Lloyd Images

Three-time Extreme Sailing Series™ champions Alinghi were crowned winners of the opening Act of the 2018 Series today, their first win in Muscat in their eight-year history in the event. After four days of consistently strong sailing in Oman, the ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race fleet ready to race - March 18, 2018 © Richard Gladwell

The start of Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race will get away at 2.00pm, local time in Auckland, New Zealand. Two hours before the start, fans are already staking out vantage points around both sides of the Waitemata Harbour ...

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Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta San Diego

J/120 boats at the Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta San Diego - photo © Paul Todd / www.outsideimages.com

Saturday was a challenging day on the water for the hundreds of sailors competing in the Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta in San Diego. Sailors faced shifty winds and rough seas on two racecourses set on the ...

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Mandurah Race

Mike Giles' Endorfin being monstered by Argo and Weapon of Choice in the return race © Bernie Kaaks

It was a bittersweet occasion for offshore sailors last weekend, returning to a spot barely ten miles from where their popular colleagues Rob Thomas and Paul Owens died two weeks earlier in a capsize during the Bunbury and return ocean ...

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North Sails Palma

3Di Superyacht sails by North Sails © Stuart Pearce

Following the January announcement that the experts from the former Doyle Palma team would join forces with the local North Sails loft in Mallorca, Spain, the newly combined facilities and the team are taking shape in the heart of the ...

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

© Clipper Race

It has been a short but tough race from Sanya to Qingdao, which ended in a dramatic finale for the podium positions for Race 8: The Sailing City Qingdao Cup. Six of the eleven Clipper Race teams have now crossed ...

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2018 Extreme Sailing Series

SAP Extreme Sailing Team and Oman Air - 2018 Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 1, Muscat - Day 1 - photo © Extreme Sailing Series

Three-time champions Alinghi dominated on the racetrack today, Wednesday 14th March, in the first day of the 2018 Extreme Sailing Series™. Having lost out to Danish syndicate SAP Extreme Sailing Team last year, the Swiss team dominated from race one, ...

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