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Tour Voile

The 2018 'Tour du France a la Voile', Baden, France - photo © Lloyd Images

Oman Sail’s SailingArabia team go into the high-intensity final phase of the Tour Voile with their goal of a podium finish in the French classic within reach. Meanwhile, the development squad on Team Oman Sail are exceeding expectations. After racing ...

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RORC Cowes Dinard St Malo Race

In a light airs race, Overall Line Honours and the win in the Class40 Division went to Tony Lawson's Concise 8, skippered by Jack Trigger. - photo © RORC / Paul Wyeth

Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with UNCL, Yacht Club de Dinard, Société Nautique de la Baie de St. Malo and the Royal Yacht Squadron. Pierre Sallenave’s French X-442 Ster Wenn 5 has won the 2018 Cowes-Dinard-St ...

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Rolex Middle Sea Race

Rolex Middle Sea Race © Rolex / Kurt Arrigo

Malta has often been described as the ‘crossroads of the Mediterranean’. The fleet gathering for the 2018 Rolex Middle Sea Race may well help change that description to the ‘crossroads of the world’, certainly the sailing world. Some 55 yachts, ...

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52 Super Series 2019

Sibenik 52 Super Series Sailing Week © Nico Martinez

The 2019 52 Super Series season promises two pivotal events on the open Atlantic as the world’s leading grand prix monohull circuit is hosted in June next year by Puerto Sherry on the increasingly popular Bay of Cadiz race area ...

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Championships Warnemunde A Class Catamaran European

Game over on day 2 of the A Class Catamaran European Championships in Warnemunde © Gordon Upton / www.guppypix.com

And so the ‘A’ Class European Championships finally got underway, with a bang on Tuesday in Warnemunde Germany, after the first day was cancelled due to excessive wind/wave limits. An earlier start time was planned as the wind was due ...

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RORC Cowes Dinard St Malo Race

The start of the Cowes – Dinard – St Malo Race will be an impressive sight, the fleet will be in the starting area along Cowes Green and Cowes Parade from 0900 on Friday 13 July © Rick Tomlinson

Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with UNCL, Yacht Club de Dinard, Société Nautique de la Baie de St. Malo and the Royal Yacht Squadron. 130 yachts with nearly one thousand sailors competing, will be racing to ...

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Tornado World Championship

Tornado World Championship - Day 2 © Nikos Pantis

After a first day shortened in the water due to the administrative decision to secure the area for the aircraft’s Patrouille de France performance in La Grande Motte sky, the 2018 Tornado World Championship was back at the end of ...

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AAR Bermuda Hamburg Race

Rambler at the start area of the AAR race from Bermuda to Hamburg on July 8, 2018. - photo © John Manderson

With the retirement of Line Honours favourite Rambler 88 from the transatlantic Atlantic Anniversary Regatta, the cards have been shuffled for the remaining fifteen racing yachts. Whilst Rambler is on her way to Newport, RI at the nearby US East ...

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Tour Voile

Tour Voile 2018, acte de Dieppe, Raid cotier le 9 juillet 2018, photo Jean-Marie LIOT / ASO

Beijaflore completed the dream Dieppe double when they won today’s fast, exciting Stadium Racing Final, their second of the 41st Tour Voile. The young team skippered by Valentin Bellet which wear the colours of a Paris based management consultancy which ...

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J/80 World Championship

J/80 World Championship 2018 - photo © Pierrick Contin

Due to a lack of breeze, those competing in the J/80 Worlds in Les Sables d’Olonne were not able to race on the Vendée region’s race zone this morning, but they did manage to complete three fine races this afternoon ...

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