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Regates Royales Cannes images 2019

Final day of Classic Yachts participating in the Regates Royales Cannes, September 2019. - photo © Eugenia Bakunova / www.mainsail.ru

Mainsail.Ru’s Eugenia Bakunova filed these images from Regates Royales, Cannes, on September 29, 2019. She reports that the racing on the Final day of the Classic yacht regatta was conducted in winds of 20-25kts gusting 30, providing a very challenging ...

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SB20 Australian Championship 2019

SB20 Blue Gull (Scott Glanville) and Pinch (Frazer Read) - 2019 SB20 Australia's Summer Pennants - photo © Jane Austin

The countdown is on to the start of SB20 Australia’s Summer Pennants with excitement building within the local fleet. The pre-Christmas series is sailed under the authority of the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania (RYCT) and the post-Christmas series under ...

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Zhik & Alex Thomson Racing

Alex Thomson on bow © Lloyd Images / Alex Thomson Racing

The innovative marine apparel brand, Zhik, announce a new partnership as the Official Technical Clothing Supplier to Alex Thomson Racing, as part of the team’s 2020 Vendee Globe campaign. The announcement comes shortly after the British ocean racing team have ...

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Audi 52 Super Series Sailing Week Porto Cervo

Practice Race - Audi 52 Super Series Sailing Week Porto Cervo © Nico Martinez / 52 Super Series

Strong mistral wind ushers in Audi 52 Super Series Sailing Week Porto Cervo A breezy Official Practice Race for the Audi 52 Super Series Sailing Week Porto Cervo proved a brisk warmup for what is shaping up to be a ...

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The Clipper Race

The Clipper Race Leg 1 - Race 2, Day 6: The Commodore's Cup © Clipper Race

Close match racing has been the order of the day on Day 6 of Race 2: The Commodore’s Cup to Punta del Este, Uruguay. Incredibly after around 1,000 nautical miles of racing, three boats – GoToBermuda, Zhuhai, and WTC Logistics, ...

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Marseille SailGP

Marseille SailGP Season 1 Grand Final practice day ©Sam Kurtul / www.worldofthelens.co.uk

Phil Robertson and the China SailGP Team triumphed with a first-ever race win on the penultimate day of the Marseille SailGP Season 1 Grand Final. Meanwhile, the battle between Tom Slingsby’s Australian team and Nathan Outteridge’s Japan team continued to ...

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Flinders Islet Race

TP52 Zen started well, managing to beat larger RP63 No Limit to open water - Flinders Islet Race 2019 - photo © Cruising Yacht Club of Australia

A crisp 10-15 knot nor’ easter met the 32 competitors at the start of this year’s Flinders Islet Race – the second of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Audi Centre Sydney Blue Water Pointscore Series. Setting off from Point ...

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90th Anniversary with 160 Boat Gala Regatta International Dragons

Dragon Grand Prix Cannes 2019 day 3 © Elena Razina

From 7th to 11th October 2019 160 International Dragon keelboats will gather in San Remo, Italy, to mark the 90th Anniversary of this illustrious and extraordinary class. Dragon sailors past and present, friends of the class and the media are ...

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Marseille SailGP

The final SailGP event of Season 1 in Marseille, France - Day 1 - photo © Sam Kurtul / www.worldofthelens.co.uk

Tensions heightened in front of the fan-lined Seawall as Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge went head to head on the Rade Nord racecourse at the Marseille SailGP Season 1 Grand Final. The two helmsmen traded wins ahead of the four ...

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Fiji Regatta Week 2019

Nica and Roam battle - 2019 Fiji Regatta Week - photo © Ronnie Simpson

The 36th annual Fiji Regatta Week – Fiji’s largest annual regatta – has drawn to a conclusion after six days of yacht racing, parties, seminars and more. One of the largest racing and cruising regattas in the South Pacific, 2019 ...

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