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Capri Classica


Magnificent historic sailing craft are due gather on the Bay of Naples on 7th May 2019 for four days of competition that will celebrate yachting from its golden era. Created by the International Schooner Association in conjunction with the International ...

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World Sailing Show

The World Sailing Show - May 2019 © World Sailing Show

It has taken two years to create and has required absolute secrecy throughout. As Thomas Coville’s new 32m trimaran was rolled out into the open we got to see why his team had been so tight lipped about their new ...

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Melges 20 World League 2019

Brontolo - 2019 Melges 20 World League - European Division: Day 2 - photo © Melges World League / Barracuda Communication

Great day of sailing today on the race course of Villasimius, where the first European leg of the Melges 20 World League is taking place. Strong breeze, once again from the SW and with gusts up to 25 knots, allowed the fleet ...

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Antarctic mission complete

The Australis sailing ship was able to slip into unknown waters © Courtesy ULB

Ground-breaking Antarctic mission complete The sailing ship Australis, home for the last six weeks to a team of Belgian and French researchers, is back from its mission in Antarctica. Aside from confirming that the area is still thriving with biodiversity, ...

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Sail Expo 2019

Club Marine Pittwater Sail Expo - photo © Event Media

The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club is hosting the 8th annual Club Marine Pittwater Sail Expo on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th April 2019, which sees visitors from across Sydney and regional NSW attend. The Club Marine Pittwater Sail Expo ...

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Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta

2019 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta San Diego © Paul Todd / Outside Images

The Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta returns to Annapolis, Md., May 3-5. Annapolis Yacht Club will host nearly 180 teams from the Chesapeake Bay region and afar, as they race for top honors in 14 individual classes ...

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Q&A Peters & May Round Antigua Race

Racecourse action at the Peters & May Round Antigua Race - photo © Image courtesy of Peters & May Round Antigua Race/Paul Wyeth

While playing favorites is a recipe for disaster in the journalism world, I’ll admit that Antigua is one of my favorite Caribbean islands. What’s not to love? From the world-famous Pillars of Hercules formation that guards Antigua’s English Harbor, the ...

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Maxi Edmond de Rothschild

BI Maxi Edmond de Rothschild - photo © Eloi Stichelbaut / Gitana SA

Within the Gitana racing stable, the winter refit is on the final straight. In fact, in a little less than a month, the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild will leave her shed in Lorient and head over to the pontoons that ...

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Jules Verne Trophy & Spindrift racing

pindrift 2 - Jules Verne Trophy record attempt

Having recently announced his participation in the M32 World Match Racing circuit as well as the 2019 Bol d’Or, Yann Guichard has further strengthened his 2019 sporting calendar with the confirmation of a new attempt at the Jules Verne Trophy ...

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Taittinger Royal Solent Yacht Club Regatta 2019

2018 Taittinger Regatta © Keith Allso

The 2018 Taittinger Royal Solent Yacht Club Regatta was a record breaking year for entries with 198 boats and around 1,000 crew racing off Yarmouth in the Western Solent. This year, the 12th edition of the regatta, is predicted to ...

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