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SuperFoiler - Busselton, Western Australia - iD Intranet - photo © Andrea Francolini

America’s Cup mariner and dual Extreme Sailing Series Champion Paul Campbell-James says a win in America has revived his enthusiasm and hopes of victory at the Expr3ss! SuperFoiler Grand Final in Sydney. “I headed straight to Miami from the SuperFoiler ...

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Finn European Championship

It got a bit hectic at times - Guillaume Boisard and Piotr Kula on day 3 of the Finn Europeans in Cádiz, Spain - photo © Robert Deaves

The breeze finally arrived on the third day of the Open and U23 Finn European Championships in Cádiz, with three testing races in winds building from 15 to 22 knots during the day. Nicholas Heiner, from The Netherlands, extends his ...

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Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta

Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta - photo © Tim Wilkes

The Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta, the annual highlight for many sailors from around the world, wrapped up in fine style on Saturday March 10th at Coral Reef Yacht Club. Winners were decided after six days and six neck and neck ...

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Tahiti Pearl Regatta

The spectacular Tahiti Pearl Regatta will be held from 7-12 May 2018 © Bertrand DUQUENNE Photography

Entries to arguably the world’s most breathtaking sailing rally are open with registrations filling fast for the 2018 Tahiti Pearl Regatta in May. The event, which is sponsored by Multihull Solutions, is staged from 7-12 ay and held on the stunning ...

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Port Cygnet Sailing Club Regatta

Ocean racing Tilt was among the big fleet at the regatta - photo © Jessica Coughlin

Since Tasmania’s colonial days, regattas have been a significant part of the way of life of sailing Tasmanians, in particular those who live in Hobart, down the D’Entrecasteaux Channel or in beautiful the Huon Valley. Some, such as the Shipwrights ...

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Extreme Sailing Series

Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 7, San Diego 2017 - Day three - NZ Extreme Sailing Team - photo © Lloyd Images

Red Bull Sailing Team and NZ Extreme Sailing Team complete the line-up for Act, 1 Muscat Red Bull Sailing Team and NZ Extreme Sailing Team return to the fray for the first Act of the 2018 Extreme Sailing Series™ in ...

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Etchells Victorian State Championship 2018

The fleet work towards the top mark for the first time of the day - photo © Alex McKinnon Photography

Two races were run on the last day of the 2018 Land Rover Etchells Victorian State Championship, but it would only take Tom King and his crew David Ewards, Owen McManhon and Ivan Wheen just one of those to lock ...

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Top of the Gulf Regatta 2018

Good wind and warm weather make for idyllic sailing conditions at Top of the Gulf Regatta. © Guy Nowell

Now entering its 14th year, Top of the Gulf Regatta Presented by Ocean Marina has grown to become an award-winning multi-class regatta held annually in the Gulf of Thailand. Homed at Ocean Marina Yacht Club, the regatta has morphed from ...

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5th Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series

5th Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series 2018 - photo © Isabelle Andrieux

Monaco, 11th March 2018. The 5th Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series of monthly regattas from October to March ended today. Organised by the Yacht Club de Monaco, in collaboration with technical clothing supplier SLAM, the meetings offer international teams an opportunity ...

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Volvo OR Dongfeng

Race winner DongFeng, Volvo Ocean Race - Auckland Stopover In Port Race, Auckland, March 10, - photo © Richard Gladwell

Dongfeng won a convoluted Volvo Ocean Race InPort Race sailed on Waitemata Harbour in light winds. After a confused start in which three boats got away cleanly, the others struggled to clear the melee. The race looked set to have ...

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