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Ficker Cup

Long Beach Yacht Club Ficker Cup day 2 © Bronny Daniels / Joysailing

Chris Poole (USA) edged past Harry Price (AUS) in the final match of today’s Ficker Cup round robins, to cap the leaderboard at the conclusion of two days of Stage 1 racing. Joachim Aschenbrenner (DEN) found his form and solidified ...

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BVI Spring Regatta

Event Photographer Ingrid Abery captured some great action on Mount Gay Race Day - BVI Spring Regatta 2019 - photo © Ingrid Abery / www.ingridabery.com

The vibe at the Regatta Village was simply a blast today as boats left the docks around 8:30am to make it out to the race course in the light air which presented throughout the day. 6-7 knots in a southerly ...

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Melges 32 World League

2019 Melges 32 World League Villasimius - photo © Melges World League / Barracuda

The Melges 32 World League 2019 season has officially started today in a sunny Villasimius. Two races with light-wind conditions revealed the first power relations within a fleet of many senators and several new entries. Excellent the performance of team ...

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48th BVI Spring Regatta

The last boats arrive at Nanny Cay in time to enjoy the Carib Welcome Party at the Regatta Village, with music by MJ Blues before the first race of the three-day BVI Spring Regatta tomorrow - BVI Spring Regatta - photo © Alastair Abrehart

International-class sailing in one of the most beautiful places anywhere, together with good fun and camaraderie, draws many happy customers back to the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival year after year. Racing in the 48th edition of the event ...

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Super Sailing 42m Yacht Vijonara

42m super sailing yacht Vijonara ©Stuart Pearce

“When I look back on my experience as owner’s representative on the superyacht Vijonara, it was a very smooth project from beginning to end. That really depended on the owners and the relationships all the various parties established with them.” ...

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GC32 Racing Tour 2019

New to the GC32 Racing Tour for 2019 is Black Star Sailing Team. © Black Star Sailing Team

With the GC32 flying catamaran racing circuits this year amalgamated on the GC32 Racing Tour, so at least 10 teams, including the GC32 teams from the Extreme Sailing Series, are due to compete on this season’s five event circuit that ...

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Round the Island Race

Round the Island Race - photo © Paul Wyeth

Sailors from around the world have only 80 days left to enter the famous Round the Island Race that will see 1,500 boats sail around the Isle of Wight on Saturday 29th June. The race received a record number of ...

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Clipper Race

Sanya - 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race - photo © onEdition

British Clipper 2017-18 Race Circumnavigators, Mike Miller (50, from Windsor) and Glenn Manchett (53, from Cambridge), who raced on board the winning Sanya Serenity Coast team, have returned to China’s tropical paradise this month to compete in the country’s famous ...

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Butler Cup

LBYC's Staff Commodore and crew finished in second place om the Butler Cup 2019 © Laurie Morrison

Australian Harry Price, the 23-year-old No. 3 Ranked Match Racer won the Butler Cup, a two-day Grade 4 Match Racing Event in which so many highly-experienced sailors and rated match racers participated, competitors were wondering if they were really competing ...

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St. Thomas International Regatta 2019

St. Thomas International Regatta 2019 - photo © Dean Barnes

Clouds and a couple of squalls sent windy curve balls across the courses set for the 50-plus boats racing in the 46th St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR). STIR, long known as the ‘Crown Jewel of Caribbean Yacht Racing’, lived up ...

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