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5.5 Metre German-Dutch

Drop Bear - 2018 5.5 Metre German-Dutch Open - Day 1 - photo © Robert Deaves

New Moon BAH 21 (Mark Holowesko, Christoph Burger, Peter Vlasov) dominated the first day of the International 5.5 Metre German Dutch Open in Travemünde on Thursday after a near flawless performance. Taking two of the three race wins, they lead ...

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Melges 32 goes to Riva del Garda

Melges 32 World League, European Division - Riva del Garda - photo © Melges World League / Barracuda Communication

With the Melges 20 World League event now complete, the racing continues this weekend with the Melges 32 Class competing for its third trophy of the 2018 season. Riva del Garda is a critical stage for the fleet as many ...

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GC32 Racing Tour

Copa del Rey MAPFRE holds a special place in the heart for Federico Ferioli, Argentinean skipper of Codigo Rojo Racing - photo © Jesus Renedo / GC32 Racing Tour

For the third event of the 2018 GC32 Racing Tour, the flying catamarans will return to the Mediterranean’s premier multi-class regatta, 37 Copa del Rey MAPFRE, run by Real Club Nautico de Palma. Racing for the eight GC32s begins in ...

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Chicago Yacht Club Race

110th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac © CYCRTM / Matt Knighton

From tragedy and big seas to flat calm and floating, the 110th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac (CYCRTM) presented by Wintrust, was truly a race of extremes. Our sailing community suffered a tragic loss when Jon Santarelli, a crew ...

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First video of INEOS Team UK’s foiling monohull

INEOS Team UK launch the modified QUANT 28 in Portsmouth © Paul Skirrow

First video of the modified QUANT 28 fitted with AC75 type foiling system, test sailing on the Solent. Sources in UK have it that the prototype is sailing downwind at speeds of 30kts in 12 kts of wind, and upwind ...

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Cowes Classics Week 2018

Opposition in class 'Red 1' on day 1 of Cowes Classics Week - photo © Tim Jeffreys Photography

Henry Bagnall and his crew were celebrating their hard fought win in the 45 strong XOD class today on the opening day of Cowes Classics Week in spectacular sunshine and perfect south westerly 15 knot breezes. Explaining how he triumphed ...

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Magic Marine National Solo Championship

Event leader Charlie Cumbley on day 2 at the Magic Marine National Solo Championship at Hayling Island © Will Loy

The fleet awoke to more burning sunshine and with the wind tracking towards 180 degrees and the downs resembling the Sahara, a thermal breeze was guaranteed. Sadly, we learned that Vice President Doug Latta had lost his father and would ...

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Gstaad Yacht Club’s Centenary Trophy

David against Goliat, Spartan to leward of Tilly XV apraoching the finishing line - photo © Jürg Kaufmann

In two and a half months’ time, some of the most handsome boats from the classic yachting circuit will reunite again on the Cote d’Azur for the eighth edition of the Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy. Can there be anything ...

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 13: Derry-Londonderry to Liverpool © Clipper Race

The second day of Race 13 has been dominated by a continued tough upwind beat as the fleet races south down the West Coast of Ireland, separated by just 15nm. With the teams tacking and trimming to keep Virtual Mark ...

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Nations Trophy Mediterranean League


The Copa del Rey MAPFRE, organized by the Real Club Náutico de Palma, is one of the most highly anticipated regattas of the season. With 156 boats so far entered, the 37th edition is on course to attract a record ...

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