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Golden Globe Race

Mark Slats - still smiling © GGR

Today is the longest day of the year in the Southern Hemisphere so the sun has the largest declination to the south for all using a sextant to navigate. It also often marks a period of unsettled weather but all ...

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Round Martinique Regatta 2019

Round Martinique Regatta fleet © Event Media

One month to go until the discounted registration for The Round Martinique Regatta comes to a close (19/01/2019). There is still time to join the 20 boats already in the running. See how you measure up against the elegant Class40s ...

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M32 European Series 2019

Fleet at M32 Worlds - photo © Anton Klock / M32 Worlds

For 2019, the M32 European Series will see teams in the high performance one design catamaran class competing in five events across Italy, Sweden and the Netherlands culminating in the M32 World Championship on Lake Garda. In late March teams ...

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RORC Caribbean 600

A spectacular fleet, with crews from around the world gathering in Antigua for the 11th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 © RORC/Arthur Daniel

Early entries for the 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 reveal a stunning fleet of famous professional teams taking part alongside passionate corinthian crews. Famed for spectacular sailing conditions on an intricate and mesmerizing course, the 11th edition of the RORC Caribbean ...

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Joy Ride’s participation in the Sydney Hobart Race

Joy Ride on her homewaters of Puget Sound - photo © Nick Callanan

When one thinks of serious Corinthian-level offshore ocean racing, four signature events come to mind, namely the Newport Bermuda Race, the Fastnet Race, the Transpac Race and the Sydney Hobart. While these races vary in length from roughly 600 to ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

The 2018 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race will once again capture the attention of the sailing world. © Daniel Forster / Rolex

The 2018 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is going to be arguably the closest race in history and sports fans can catch the start of the race no matter where they live around the world. The race commences on Boxing ...

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12th Yisunsin Cup International Yacht Race

12th Yisunsin Cup International Yacht Race © Icarus Sports

For one more year, top-level sailors gathered in Tongyeong, South Korea in order to participate in the 12th edition of the Yisunsin Cup International Yacht Race. A fleet of 91 boats and more than 586 sailors from 10 countries completed ...

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Rolex China Sea Race 2020

Phoenix. Rolex China Sea Race 2018. - photo © photo RHKYC / Guy Nowell

The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club has released the Notice of Race (English and Chinese) and opened entry for the 58th Anniversary of the Rolex China Sea Race. The Race will start on 8 April 2020 in Hong Kongs iconic harbour and ...

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Tip & Shaft The Ocean Race

The complex stern of an IMOCA60 - Hugo Boss - Rolex Middle Sea Race © Joe Watson/ Alex Thomson Racing

Tip & Shaft: 15 -22 entries expected in two fleets for “The Ocean Race” In the Espace 2000 at Paris’ annual Salon Nautic it was standing room only on Tuesday when further details about The Ocean Race, the son and ...

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Sail Melbourne International 2018

Tayla Rietman and Lachlan White - 2018 Sail Melbourne International, Day 3 - photo © Beau Outteridge

It was another late day of sailing on the penultimate day of Sail Melbourne International (13-16 December 2018) with only the Finn, Nacra 17/15, Opti and BicTechno classes getting some racing in. Melbourne’s current weather system made for another challenging ...

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