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HYS FAST40+ National Championship

Niklas Zennstrom's Carkeek designed Rán VII - HYS FAST40 National Championship - Day 1 - photo © VRSport.tv

After two races Mike Bartholomew’s South African flagged Tokoloshe II leads the HYS FAST40+ National Championship by just half a point. gNiklas Zennstrom’s Swedish Rán VII is second. Three teams are tied on points for third, Filip Engelbert’s Swedish Elvis ...

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Helsinki Women’s Match

Team Johanna Bergqvist recovering after broaching in the last match of the finals against Trine Palludan's Team Kattnakken. © Anton Klock

An exciting final day saw the experienced Danish Team Kattnakken defeat Swedish Team Bergqvist Match Racing in a very blustery final series. A big change in the weather brought a strong breeze from the north for the final day of ...

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Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18

Volvo Ocean Race, The Hague stopover. Practice race on board Sun Hung Kai / Scallywag © Konrad Frost / Volvo Ocean Race

After nine months, 45,000 miles of offshore racing and 10 In-Port Races, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet is preparing to take the final start of the event at the Brunel In-Port Race on Saturday afternoon in The Hague. It will ...

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Golden Globe Race

Francesco Cappelletti, the 40-year old professional sailor from Pisa will miss the start of the Golden Globe Race on Sunday July 1st. Late preparations means that he has until Noon on Saturday 7th to complete his solo trials and safety checks - photo © Tim Bishop / PPL / GGR

17 sailors from 12 countries will set out from Les Sables d’Olonne on Sunday, on a 9 – 10 month solo odyssey, to re-create the original Sunday Times Golden Globe race in 1968/69. The event led to Britain’s Sir Robin ...

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Extreme Sailing Series

Extreme Sailing Series Act 3, Barcelona 2018 - Day 3 - Alinghi - photo © Lloyd Images

The highly anticipated mid-season fight for the Extreme Sailing Series™ top spot begins next week in Cascais, Portugal, from 5-8 July. Hosted by the prestigious Clube Naval de Cascais as part of its 80th anniversary celebrations, the fourth Act of ...

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AC75

The new AC75 class will feature suollied and one design features © America's Cup Media

The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and Circolo della Vela Sicilia, together with their respective teams Emirates Team New Zealand and the Challenger of Record – Luna Rossa, have published an updated AC75 Class Rule for the 36th America’s Cup ...

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Argentario Sailing Week and PCYC

Fjord III, Frers German e Mani, Day 2 © Fabio Taccola

The Argentario Sailing Week 2018 regatta that wrapped up last Sunday offered three generations of the Frers family – grandfather German, son Mani and grandson German Jr. – a much awaited opportunity to sail together on lovely Fjord III, owned ...

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Nord Stream Race

The Nord Stream Race fleet after the start in Kiel - 2018 Nord Stream Race - photo © NSR / Andrey Sheremetev

The Nord Stream Race 2018 has begun. After some nervous days of anticipation in Kiel, Germany, finally the international fleet gets underway with a spectacular start to Leg 1, as the competitors begin their battle towards Copenhagen in the seventh ...

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J/112E ~ IRC Europeans

J-Lance 12 - photo © Paul Wyeth

The Royal Ocean Racing Club hosted a stellar fleet of thirty-three offshore IRC racing teams from nine countries (Belgium, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Turkey, USA) at their Cowes, Isle of Wight station for the 2018 IRC European ...

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Helsinki Women’s Match – WIM Series 2018

Antonia Degerlund and her Finnish Team Sköna Vibbisar competing in the 2017 Women's Match Racing World Championship in Helsinki © Erik Lähteenmäki, sailpix.fi

The Helsinki Women’s Match starts tomorrow on the the island of Blekholmen. Thirteen teams from six countries will be competing to get important points on the scoreboard in the first of five events of the 2018 WIM Series. The event ...

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