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Vendée Globe

Vendée Globe Position Report 21H00 UTC 18/12/2020 © #VG2020

The first three Vendée Globe boats are into the Pacific Ocean today and have passed the midpoint of the 24410 nautical miles race-course around the world. Yannick Bestaven, the skipper of Maître Coq IV, who has had a very consistent ...

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America’s Cup World Series

INEOS Team UK - America's Cup World Series - Day 2 - Waitemata Harbour - December 18, 2020 - 36th Americas Cup presented by Prada © Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com

Regatta Director Iain Murray has advised that the course today is likely to be a combination of Course B and C, which means that the Rangitoto Channel will be used for racing. The wind is blowing from the north, around ...

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Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli vs New York Yacht Club American Magic on day 2 of PRADA ACWS Auckland - photo © COR36 / Studio Borlenghi

Four match races have been held on the second day of the PRADA ACWS Auckland on race course C, the preferred playing field as it brings the racing right into the heart of the Waitemata Harbour, with a shifty and ...

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Class 40 & Globe 40

Class 40 racing action - photo © Image courtesy of The Race Around/Thomas Deregnieaux

Class40 withdraws the Globe 40 from its program due to its postponement The Class40 has learned about the postponement of the Globe 40 to a new date in June 2022. This round-the-world race was included in the class’ program in ...

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Edgartown Race 2021

2019 Edgartown Race Weekend © Stephen R Cloutier

“We hope everyone is having a great holiday season. Our team at Edgartown YC is hard at work organizing the 2021 Edgartown Race Weekend (“ERW”) and have just gone live with the NoR on Yacht Scoring for both the ‘Round-the-buoys ...

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Vendée Globe

Yannick Bestaven (Maître Coq IV) - Vendée Globe Day 35 ©Yannick Bestaven / Maître Coq IV

Having been slowed since around 1800hrs UTC yesterday evening to evaluate and then today to make some kind of repair to his port side foil system of APIVIA, Charlie Dalin has dropped to third and lost over 120 miles to ...

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Inaugural TF35 Trophy

TF35 Trophy - photo © Loris Von Siebenthal

Having postponed the launch of the TF35 Trophy this year, the next generation of high performance foiling catamaran will make its official debut in 2021, with a seven-event circuit that will open in April at the prestigious Société Nautique de ...

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2021 Banjo’s Shoreline Crown Series Bellerive Regatta

The start lines are always busy in the Banjo's Shoreline Crown Series Bellerive Regatta - photo © Jane Austin

Entries for the Banjo’s Shoreline Crown Series Bellerive Regatta are open with the Bellerive Yacht Club (BYC) issuing Notices of Race for the popular Tasmanian sailing regatta. After a year of regatta cancellations and postponements, the Crown Series promises to ...

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America’s Cup Rialto

INEOS Team UK and Emirates Tram NZ- America's Cup World Series Practice - Waitemata Harbour - December 14, 2020 - 36th Americas Cup - photo © Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com

After four days of practice racing, the four America’s Cup teams finally managed to have a contested race – the first ever sailed in the AC75 class. What should have been an historic moment came more as sense of relief. ...

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Silent Yachts


This isn’t the first time that the automotive and yachting industries have worked together – it’s even common in the field of design. This time, CUPRA is announcing its participation in the design of this future electric catamaran to be ...

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