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Gunboat 68 Sea Tilt

Gunboat 6803 Sea Tilt © Gilles Martin-Raget

Spirits were high at the Gunboat factory as we launched the third Gunboat 68 of the series! This launch carried particular significance as a marker of adaptability beyond the typical call of duty, even for yacht building. Gunboat Managing Partner, ...

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Cancelled Hamilton Island Race Week 2020

Hamilton Island Race Week 2019 © Craig Greenhill / www.saltydingo.com.au

The Queensland Government has recently declared numerous COVID-19 hotspots and yesterday announced the inclusion of Greater Sydney. In light of this announcement and despite our best intentions to host the event, our Race Management team who are so vital to ...

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America’s Cup Rialto

Defiant sets up for a fast gybe -American Magic - Waitemata Harbour - Auckland - America's Cup 36 - July 30, 2020 - photo © Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com

America’s Cup Rialto is a new series for the 36th America’s Cup, and will publish each day an Americas’s Cup boat sails – with images of the day. Usually there will be a morning report (NZT) based on when the ...

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M32 series 2020

Team Argo with Jason Carroll at the Midtown Cup in Newport. - photo © M32 World

The sun came out for the weekend and gave the seven boat fleet the best Newport has to offer. Five races sailed in 14-17 knots on Saturday and four races on Sunday with the fleet being treated to a nice ...

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2020-2021 Vendee Globe

Armel Le Cléac'h on Banque Populaire VIII, en route to setting a new course record in the 2016-2017 Vendée Globe - photo © Vincent Curutchet / DPPI / Vendee Globe

Celebrating singlehanded sailing and the 2020-2021 Vendee Globe Summer may be in full swing in the northern hemisphere, but here in the COVID-19 capital of the world it’s largely missing a critical element: organized sailboat racing.  Yes, some events are ...

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2020 ROLEX Swan Cup

Rolex Swan Cup © Studio Borlenghi

Bringing those passionate about the ocean and racing together, over 60 yachts are set to compete in this September’s edition of the much-loved regatta in Sardinia. Nautor’s Swan is delighted to announce that the 2020 edition of the beloved Rolex ...

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Airlie Beach Race Week

Setting sail on another sunny day at Airlie Beach - Airlie Beach Race Week 2019 © Andrea Francolini

Whitsunday Sailing Club (WSC) officials are pleased to announce that a healthy fleet of 70 boats will take part in the 32nd running of Airlie Beach Race Week Whitsundays Festival of Sailing, where a week-long sailing program and a fabulous ...

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New Garcia Explocat 52

Garcia Explocat 52 ©Garcia Yachts

Garcia Yachts presents the Explocat 52, the ultimate aluminum exploration catamaran. Already sold in six units, she completes the range of Garcia Exploration monohulls. Solid, safe, comfortable and performant Solidity and structural rigidity of aluminium: The choice of aluminium increases the ...

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MC38 2020 Season

MC38 Act 4 downwind © Tilly Lock Media

Close to two years of shooting for a MC38 one design class top result finally yielded Steve Proud’s Swish team the main prize, on dreary Pittwater in the shortened five-race Act 4 winter pointscore. “We’ve had a couple of thirds ...

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IMOCA Globe Series Championship 2018-21

IMOCA Globe Series Championship © Eloi Stichelbaut - polaRYSE / IMOCA

With a little over three months to go until the start of the ninth Vendée Globe and following the preparatory Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d’Olonne event run earlier this month, the championship ranking that groups together the IMOCA skippers has been turned ...

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