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52 Super Series Valencia Sailing Week

52 Super Series Valencia Sailing Week day 3 - photo © Max Ranchi / www.maxranchi.com

Although it proved to be the best day of the season for Eduardo de Souza Ramos’s Brazilian crew of Onda who – as best boat of the day – sailed to a second, a first and a third from a ...

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Perini Navi Cup

Silencio (Cruiser Racer Division) on day 1 of the Perini Navi Cup - photo © Perini Navi / Borlenghi

The Perini Navi yachts unfurled their sails this morning for the first of three days of racing in the seventh edition of the Perini Navi Cup, an event organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and running through Saturday 22 ...

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Route du Rhum

Azimut Challenge fleet © Jean-Marie Liot / Défi Azimut

8th Azimut Challenge Preview: Final test before the Route du Rhum From 21st to 23rd September, the eighth Azimut Challenge will bring together in Lorient La Base, an eclectic line-up with a record-breaking 15 IMOCAs taking part. This event has ...

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Vestas 11th Hour Racing

Vestas 11th Hour Racing publishes Sustainability Report - photo © Vestas 11th Hour Racing

Vestas 11th Hour Racing has issued the team’s Sustainability Report, detailing the efforts throughout the one-year campaign that made them the most sustainable team to ever compete in the Volvo Ocean Race. The 33-page report dives deeply into their strategy and ...

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Jimmy Spithill on sailing at 47.5kts on autopilot

MACIF gets onto her foils during sea trials, September 2018 © MACIF

Jimmy Spithill, twice winner of the America’s Cup takes time out from America’s Cup challenger Luna Rossa to have a stint of offshore sailing aboard the 30metre foiling trimaran MACIF – arguably the fastest sailing vessel on the planet. “Extreme. ...

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52 Super Series

Phoenix during Puerto Portals 52 Super Series Sailing Week - photo © 52 Super Series / Studio Martinez

Morgan Trubovich is upwind trimmer and sail coordinator for Phoenix, a TP52 sailing in the 2018 52 Super Series. The 52 Super Series is known as one of the most competitive racing circuits in sailing, and the 2018 season has ...

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Record Rolex Middle Sea Race

Rolex Middle Sea Race - photo © Rolex / Kurt Arrigo

If the 131 yachts currently entered in the 2018 Rolex Middle Sea Race all cross the start line on 20 October, the race will have surpassed its previous record fleet – 122, set in 2014.  What better way to celebrate ...

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Route du Rhum

Lalou Roucayrol - photo © Vincent Olivaud / Team Arkema Lalou Multi

Lalou Roucayrol and Arkema: Full of confidence in run-up to Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe The crewed race period was a success for Lalou Roucayrol and his Multi 50 Arkema: second in the Grand-Prix des Multicoques Baie de Saint-Brieuc, and especially ...

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Rolex Swan Cup 2018

2018 Rolex Swan Cup © Carlo Borlenghi

Contested by a diverse international fleet of 110 yachts from 17 countries encompassing over fifty years of yacht design and heritage, the 20th edition of the Rolex Swan Cup concluded earlier today following a compelling week’s sailing. Whether in demanding ...

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America’s Cup

INEOS Team UK sail their surrogate Quant 28 mimicing the AC75 © INEOS Team UK

Haas Automation has been selected as the official machine tool supplier to Ineos Team UK, the British challenger for the America’s Cup. The Portsmouth-based team is making an unprecedented effort to win the trophy for Britain for the first time; ...

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