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5.5m Scandinavian Gold Cup

Artemis XIV (NOR 57, Kristian Nergaard, Johan Barne, Trond Solli-Sæther) - 2019 Scandinavian Gold Cup © Robert Deaves

The current holders of the Scandinavian Gold Cup, Artemis XIV (NOR 57, Kristian Nergaard, Johan Barne, Trond Solli-Sæther), took the opening race win on the first day of the 100th Anniversary event, hosted by the Nyländska Jaktklubben (NYK) in Helsinki, ...

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23rd Rodos Cup

23rd Rodos Cup in Kos, Greece - Day 2 © John Skalleris

The 23rd Rodos Cup International Sailing Race, organized by the Offshore Yachting Club of Rhodes and the South Aegean Region, continued with the second leg of the race yesterday. The second leg of the race began at Kalymnos and ended ...

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RORC Channel Race 2019

VO65 Team Brunel, Cookson 50 Kuka 3, NMYD54 Teasing Machine, Maxi72 Sorcha - RORC Channel Race © Event Media

Teams from all over the world will be racing with the Royal Ocean Racing Club this weekend in the RORC Channel Race, the 11th race of the RORC Season’s Points Championship, which precedes next month’s Rolex Fastnet Race. Teams from ...

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38 Copa del Rey Mapfre

Copa del Rey Mapfre - photo © Nautor's Swan / Studio Borlenghi

The Copa del Rey MAPFRE, organized by the Real Club Náutico de Palma, is one of the most important regattas on the Mediterranean calendar. It has always been hugely popular with Swan owners. Over a quarter of the 133-boat fleet ...

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Gitana 2019

Maxi Edmond de Rothschild - photo © Yann Riou / polaRYSE / Gitana S.A.

On 23 May, the latest addition to the Gitana fleet got back down to business. The past two months have been fast-paced for the Gitana Team and its two new skippers, Charles Caudrelier and Franck Cammas. The end of the ...

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Transat New-York Vendee Les Sables d’Olonne

Transat New-York Vendée 2016 © Thierry Martinez / Sea&Co

An event on the IMOCA Globe Series 2018-2021 programme, the next edition of the Transat New-York Vendee – Les Sables d’Olonne will set sail from New York on Tuesday 16 June 2020, with an initial ETA in France’s Vendée region ...

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38 Copa del Rey MAPFRE

Cannnonball (center) and Proteus (right) competing in Palma last year - 37 Copa del Rey MAPFRE © María Muiña / Copa del Rey MAPFRE

The only class to sail under the IRC system will see three of the big boats on the international Grand Prix circuit racing against each other for the first time this season: American teams Bella Mente and Proteus, and the ...

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M32 European Series Marstrand 2019

Ian Williams' GAC Pindar at pace - Day 2 - M32 European Series Marstrand 2019 - photo © Drew Malcolm

Day two of the M32 European Series Marstrand dawned with the brilliant sunshine so lacking on Friday, but with a shortage of wind. However building cumulus cloud inland brought a sense of promise. In the build-up to racing, flags were ...

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Transpac 50

The high-speed conditions that require strong sails: Bretwalda at speed - Transpac 50 - photo © Sharon Green / Ultimate Sailing

With the conditions on the race course remaining perfect, the first of a large wave of finishers has started to cross the finish line at Diamond Head in the 50th edition of the 2225-mile LA-Honolulu Transpacific Yacht Race. Since Merlin ...

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Melges 24 European Sailing Series at Scarlino

Day 2 - Melges 24 European Sailing Series at Scarlino, Italy ©IM24CA / Zerogradinord

Day two of racing just came to the end in the Italian race course of Scarlino (Tuscany) and, with three more races completed, the head of the ranking of the fourth act of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series is unchanged: Maidollis ...

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