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Golden Globe Race 2018 internationally coordinated rescue

Abhilash Tomy's dismasted yacht Thuriya, photographed from an Indian military plane early today - photo © Indian Navy / PPL / GGR

I’ll admit that I was riveted to the story of the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race of 1968-1969, as told by Peter Nichols in his book, A Voyage For Madmen, which documented the famous race that saw Sir Robin Knox-Johnston etch his name in ...

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ORCVs ~Rudder Cup

Off and racing in the Melbourne to Devonport 2017 © Ocean Racing Club of Victoria

Christmas is a busy time for Melbourne’s Ocean Racing Club of Victoria and among its high profile events is the 195 nautical mile Melbourne to Devonport Race for the Rudder Cup, starting 27 December each year. Colloquially known as the ...

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Qingdao Mazarin Cup

Extreme Sailing Series™ Cardiff 2018 - Flying Phantoms - photo © Vincent Curutchet / Lloyd Images

In a matter of days, the twelve-strong international fleet of Flying Phantoms will descend upon Qingdao, China, for the first time in history to participate in the first ever Qingdao Mazarin Cup powered by Extreme Sailing Series™. Representing six nations: ...

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Ioannideia 2018

2018 ORC European Championship - 5th Racing Day © Famagusta Nautical Club

Ioannideia 2018 ended with the last leg of the Sailing Event, the offshore race Cyprus – Israel that had its finishing line in Tel Aviv, Israel. After 30 days of racing at the highest level, delegations of 75 countries, 60 ...

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6th Thousand Islands Race 2018

Hispaniola at the start of the Thousand Islands Race © SCOR

Traditionally on Sunday at noon, the major of Rijeka Mr Vojko Obersnel symbolically signalled the start of the 6th Thousand Islands Race outside Rijeka harbour with a long horn sound from the harbour master’s rescue vessel “Vid” used as signalling ...

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UBS 20th Jersey Regatta

Glory Days in the UBS 20th Jersey Regatta - photo © LBJ Photography

Sunshine, fair breezes and calm seas; what more could one ask for? These were the conditions that generally prevailed throughout the combined clubs’ UBS Jersey Regatta held over the weekend of 14th to 16th September, fitting conditions for the twentieth ...

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Superyacht Cup Palma in 2019

2018 Superyacht Cup Palma © Claire Matches / www.clairematches.com

Make sure to save the date for the 23rd running of Europe’s largest and longest-running superyacht regatta from 19–22 June 2019. Our 23rd edition will again offer yacht owners, their friends, captains, crews and sponsors the opportunity to meet in ...

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M32 World Championship 2018

2018 M32 World Championship - Day 1 - photo © Drew Malcolm

With the Chicago skyline hazed over, light air tactics were on full display for the twelve teams competing in day one of the 2018 M32 World Championship. Two races were completed before a third race was abandoned as the wind ...

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World Sailing’s 2018 Annual Conference

Leaders in safety, offshore and keelboat racing to share perspectives in Sarasota © World Sailing

World Sailing’s 2018 Annual Conference will include two open forums on Safety in Sailing and the future of Offshore and Keelboat racing with sport and industry leaders sharing their perspectives. The Annual Conference, where the key decisions for the future ...

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Perini Navi Cup at Yacht Club Costa Smeralda

Seahawk, Victoria A and Silencio (Cruiser Racer Division) on day 2 of the Perini Navi Cup - photo © Perini Navi / Borlenghi

The fleet of Perini Navi yachts once again took to the waters off the Costa Smeralda today for the second day of racing in the seventh edition of the Perini Navi Cup. The event, which gathers the pearls of the ...

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