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Sayonara Cup

Ridgeway leading Karabos IX briefly in race two - 2019 Sayonara Cup Defender © Nick Hutton

Rogers to defend Sayonara Cup for the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania Champion Hobart yachtsman Nick Rogers has earned the right to defend the historic Sayonara Cup which he won for the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania a decade ago ...

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ARC tour in Galapagos

World ARC 2019-20 - Start Leg 3 © World Cruising

After the World ARC fleet been successfully checked-in in the Galapagos, participants are now enjoying their time in Puerto Baquerizo on the island of San Cristobal. This morning the first World ARC tour started from the peer for a half ...

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2.4mR Can Am Championship 2019

2019 2.4mR CanAm Championship Series - Allan Leibel Coming Into the Mark on Charlotte Harbor During Can Am #4 © 2019 CanAm Championship Series / Fran Burstein

Can Am #4, the penultimate regatta of the five-event 2019 2.4mR Can Am Championship, saw 20 competitors the largest fleet of the season get to work on the waters of Charlotte Harbor from February 22-24. Although missing veteran 2.4mR class ...

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St. Maarten Heineken Regatta


Boats are arriving, teams gathering, serious sailing and race tactics discussed and evening plans for serious fun prepared as the countdown to the start of the 39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta continues with the Grand Opening of the Regatta Village. ...

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World Sailing Show


The World Sailing Show – March 2019 After 211 days at sea, Jean-Luc Van Den Heede completed his solo circumnavigation and took the trophy for the 2019 Golden Globe Race. Among those waiting to greet him was the man who ...

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St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

38th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta 2018 - photo © Laurens Morel

When the subject swings to racing keelboats in the Caribbean, it’s hard to get more classic than the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, which, as its name implies, takes place on the sun-kissed waters off of beautiful St. Maarten each spring. ...

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Combined Club Summer Pennant Race

Frontline won Division 2 PHS - Hobart Combined Clubs Summer Pennant race 7 © Peter Campbell

Roger Jackman’s Doctor Who and Don Calvert’s Intrigue on Saturday on Saturday showed they still head the who’s who of yacht racing on Hobart’s River Derwent, each notching up another win the Combined Clubs Summer Pennant. With two more Pennant ...

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SailGP Sydney

Australia and Japan battle it out in front of the Sydney Harbour Bridge © Crosbie Lorimer

This time last week the SailGP Australia team was enjoying the celebrations of their victory in the inaugural event on Sydney Harbour. With the series roadshow packed up and heading for San Francisco we look back at the conversation we ...

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71st Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race

2018 Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race - Black Jack © Shoebox Images

If you happen to be in or around Brisbane when you’re reading this, the chances are that you have weighed up the pros and cons and decided NOT to go sailing this weekend. Which leaves the question of what to ...

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Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta 2019

Geoff Boettcher's Secret Men's Business - 2019 Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta - photo © Take 2 Photography

Ichi Ban, skippered by Matt Allen, has come away with a resounding Division 1 IRC win at this year’s Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta, dropping just one less than perfect result to end up carrying a picket fence. The regatta ...

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