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12th Bartercard Sail Paradise

Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta - photo © Southport Yacht Club

The Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta is all set to sail, on the Gold Coast, from the 4th January to the 7th January 2021. The regatta is going into its 12th year with the main sponsors Bartercard Australia, re-signing for their ...

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Team Emirates New Zealand launch ‘Te Rehutai’

Emirates Team New Zealand reveal 'Te Rehutai' - their second generation AC75 © Emirates Team New Zealand

Emirates Team New Zealand revealed its second generation AC75 to the world this evening at its base in Auckland’s Viaduct. It is the boat that will be used to defend the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada in just over ...

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Tattersall Cup & Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

2018 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race overall winner Alive is among a strong contingent of Tasmanian entries this year. © ROLEX / Studio Borlenghi

Tasmanians strong contenders to lift Tattersall Cup again When the cannon fires 1300hrs Boxing Day, signalling the start of the 2020 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, a strong deputation of six Tasmanian entries inclusive of two previous overall winners will ...

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Vendée Globe Day 9

Vendée Globe race start - photo © Lloyd Images / Alex Thomson Racing

Vendée Globe Day 9: Jérémie Beyou will restart Tuesday, Thomson leads into the doldrums Jérémie Beyou, the 44 year old French skipper who had to sail 600 miles back to Les Sables d’Olonne after damage to his Charal on the ...

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Farr 40 One Design Trophy

Farr 40 One Design Trophy, day 2 © Farr 40 Australia

With four bullets from eight races and winning consecutive boat of the day flags, the newest team to the Farr 40 Class Bluetack took out their first one design trophy. There was absolutely no stopping the Bluetack crew from holding ...

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18ft Skiff Spring Championship

After the bottom mark rounding on lap one of 18ft Skiff Spring Championship Race 7 ©Frank Quealey

A great all-the-way win to the Smeg 18ft Skiff team in today’s final race of the Australian 18 Footer League’s Spring Championship series wasn’t enough to take the overall title from today’s second placed Yandoo team, which finished four points ...

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Vendée Globe Day 8

Alex Thomson, Hugo Boss - Vendée Globe - photo © Alex Thomson Racing

The combined effects of slightly more wind pressure, a good, reaching angle, a more settled routine and the first signs of the trade winds sees Alex Thomson easing clear of Jean Le Cam overnight to lead by 23.5 miles this ...

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Farr 40 One Design Trophy

Farr 40 One Design Trophy © Farr 40 Australia

Earlier this year the class lost a beloved member of the Farr 40 family. Tasmanian Tim Roberts has sailed in the class for over a decade, competing in nine world championships overseas, winning three national championships and attending over sixty ...

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America’s Cup Rialto

INEOS Team UK - Waitemata Harbour - November 13 2020 - 36th America's Cup - photo © Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com

The nightmare condition for crews in the upcoming America’s Cup is likely to be winds that are close to the minimum windstrength of 6.5kts than the upper 23kt limit. After the breeze literally boxed the compass across all five course ...

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Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta

Bartercard Sail Paradise 2020 - photo © Mitch Pearson / Surf Sail Kite

Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta early-bird registration close with more than 42 boats registered The Southport Yacht Club now has more than 42 boats registered, by those who take advantage of the early bird entry fee. These numbers are predicted to ...

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