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16th Sail Racing PalmaVela

The TP52 fleet sailing on the Bay of Palma during the last edition of the Sail Racing PalmaVela © Nico Martinez

The very best in TP52 racers in the world have chosen the Real Club Náutico de Palma’s 16th Sail Racing PalmaVela regatta to line up on a race course for the first time this season. The ten participating TP52 teams ...

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Quicksilver Port Douglas Race Week 2019

Even the tropics has a grey day during Quicksilver Port Douglas Race Week © Robyn Shelly

With just over two weeks to go Quicksilver Port Douglas Race Week is shaping up to be a great celebration for the 25th annual regatta for the North Queensland club, nestled under the palms on Dickson Inlet in beautiful Port ...

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Great Veteran’s Race

Love and War, a three-times Sydney Hobart overall winner is racing in the Great Veterans Race today and the 75th Sydney Hobart in December. © Peter Campbell

93-year-old Gordon Ingate back on helm for Great Veteran’s Race Back in 1950, veteran yachtsman Gordon Ingate sailed in his first Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, skippering a little sloop called Jasnar. On Sydney Harbour today, the 93-year-old will again be ...

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Gulf Regatta 2019 ~ Overall

Twelve-strong Platu class delivered some close racing - Day 5, Top of the Gulf Regatta 2019 - photo © Guy Nowell / Top of the Gulf Regatta

An AP on shore delayed this morning’s start but the wait wasn’t too long and just over an hour later the AP was down and the sailors headed out to their rides for the final day of racing. The delay ...

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Gulf Regatta 2019

Top of the Gulf Regatta 2019

Following a marathon day on-the-water yesterday for the keelboats and multihulls, today’s 10 knots of breeze at start time dropped off early on. Race Officer Jerry Rollin had to settle with a single race, though managed to squeeze in two ...

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Rolex Middle Sea Race

Rambler 88 - Rolex Middle Sea Race - photo © Rolex / Kurt Arrigo

The 40th Rolex Middle Sea Race starts on the 19th October 2019. The notice of race is online and entries are open. Last year, the organizers, the Royal Malta Yacht Club (RMYC) celebrated the 50th anniversary of the founding of this extraordinary ...

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Bermuda 1000 Race

Bermuda 1000 Race 2018 departure - Douarnenez © François Van Malleghem

It is in a week from now on Wednesday 8th May that the Bermuda 1000 race will start from Douarnenez (Brittany). It is the first event in the 2019 IMOCA Globe Series and the only solo race of the season. ...

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Argo Group Gold Cup

Lucy Macgregor (second from right), the women's world No. 6-ranked match racer, returns to the Argo Group Gold Cup hoping to improve on her fourth-place finish in 2018 © Charles Anderson

What’s the recipe for an unpredictable, Grade 1 match racing regatta? Start with two women’s crews, add a dash of youngsters and throw in a handful of treacherous veterans and you get the 2019 Argo Group Gold Cup. The 69th ...

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