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Transatlantic Race 2019

Eric De Turckheim's 54-footer Teasing Machine - Transatlantic Race 2019 © Paul Todd / Outside Images

Laurent Pagès stood dockside in Cowes and let out a sigh. Ça va bien, merci, he answered, affirming that all was well after Teasing Machine finished the Transatlantic Race 2019. But it was his sigh that told the story of ...

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12 Metre World Championship

Clockwise from left: Challenge XII (KA-10) aerial; Challenge XII in action; New Zealand (KZ-3); and Enterprise (US-27) at the 12 Metre Worlds on Day

12 Metre World Championship at Ida Lewis Yacht Club: Winning will be no easy task Two races in 11-14 knot breezes today proved that winning will be no easy task at the 2019 12 Metre World Championship hosted by Ida ...

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44Cup Marstrand World Championship

44Cup Marstrand World Championship 2019 - photo © Pedro Martinez / Martinez Studio

The opening day of the 44Cup Marstrand World Championship 2019 was one of exceptional sailing conditions in 15 knot winds, under brilliant sunshine and usually on top of a short, sharp chop making for an exhilarating, if wet ride for ...

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Transatlantic Race 2019

Aegir inching its way to finish - Transatlantic Race 2019 © Paul Todd / Outside Images

Clarke Murphy and the crew of the 82-footer Aegir were the third boat to finish the Transatlantic Race 2019. Last night they crossed the finish line off the Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes, Isle of Wight, England, at 2213:58 UTC ...

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Bembridge Redwings and One-Designs

July racing for the Bembridge Redwings © Jessica Speare-Cole

After a windless start to the day for the Swallow National Championships, a reasonable SSWesterly F3 breeze set in to provide racing in champagne conditions for nine Redwings and three One Designs on Saturday afternoon. The race area off Bembridge ...

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Airlie Beach Race Week

Holy Cow - it does not get more colourful than the Cruising Divisions - Airlie Beach Race Week © Andrea Francolini

Entries across all classes and division are shaping up well for Airlie Beach Race Week Festival of Sailing as the organiser, Whitsunday Sailing Club (WSC), announced the winner of the early entries prize draw which offered the full value of ...

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Noakes Sydney Gold Coast 2019

The start of this year's Noakes Sydney Gold Coast will be spectacular - as it was in 2018. © Andrea Francolini

The largest fleet in more than 10 years is assembling to tackle the 2019 Noakes Sydney Gold Coast, with 78 boats preparing to take on the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s 384-nautical-mile challenge starting on Saturday 27 July. “The 2019 ...

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Transatlantic Race 2019

KIVA at the start - 2019 Transatlantic Race © Paul Todd / OutsideImages.com

Like an immovable bouncer barring entry to the English Channel nightclub, the giant ridge, or zone of high pressure, continues to define this latter half of the Transatlantic Race 2019. While the center of this huge “bubble” of light winds ...

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Sweden’s Midsummer Solo Challenge

Midsummer Solo Challenge 2019 - photo © Search Magazine Segling

Back in December 2017, a group of sailors gathered together and decided to create the Midsummer Solo Challenge, a 123.0nm race from Marstrand around the northwestern archipelago of Sweden. Here is the report from Peter Gustafsson sailing the famous J/11 ...

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The Nord Stream Race

The Swedish Team - 2019 Nord Stream Race - photo © NSR / Anya Semeniouk

Five cities, five racing yachts from five countries, 50 sailors, over 100 guests from politics, sports and business who sailed on board, thousands of spectators and over 100,000 online viewers experienced a competitive and eventful race across the Baltic Sea. ...

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