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Sailing expedition Hylas 63

Hylas 63 - photo © Hylas Yachts

The 132-day sailing expedition of a Hylas 63 following in the wake of the Vikings Story of a 132-day sailing expedition on board a comfortable Hylas 63 yacht Just a few custom features added to ready the boat for the ...

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Vendée Globe

Kevin Escoffier successfully transferred off Yes We Cam in the Vendée Globe © Marine Nationale / Defence #VG2020

After being rescued from his liferaft six days ago by fellow competitor Jean Le Cam, PRB skipper Kevin Escoffier was plucked from the Indian Ocean by the French Marine National after jumping clear of his rescuer’s IMOCA 60 in a ...

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Bartercard Sail Paradise 2021

Sail Paradise 2018 © Southport Yacht Club

The recent opening of the borders, to the southern states, has brought an influx of new competitor registrations for the Bartercard Sail Paradise event. This will be the largest fleet in the 12 years of the Regatta running—an exciting time ...

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Audi Centre Sydney Blue Water Pointscore Cabbage Tree Island Race

XS Moment racing in close quarters with her 40-foot rivals after the Audi Centre Sydney Cabbage Tree Island Race start © CYCA / Hamish Hardy

Exciting Cabbage Tree Island Race start gives taste of things to come If the events of 2020 dampened any memories of grand-prix yacht racing on Sydney Harbour, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s (CYCA) Audi Centre Sydney Blue Water Pointscore ...

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Maxi Edmond de Rothschild

Maxi Edmond de Rothschild returns to Lorient for repairs - photo © E.Stichelbaut / polaRYSE / GITANA S.A

Last Friday, after three days at sea on their first round the world record attempt, the crew of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild opted to turn back after damage resulting from impact with a UFO. Franck Cammas, Charles Caudrelier and ...

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Cabbage Tree Island Race

InfoTrack will be hoping for heavy, blast reaching conditions to defeat her nimbler rival Black Jack © ROLEX / Studio Borlenghi

Cabbage Tree Island Race to showcase Rolex Sydney Hobart talent This Friday 4 December marks Race 4 of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s (CYCA) Audi Centre Sydney Blue Water Pointscore, the Cabbage Tree Island Race. When the 51 crews ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart

Black Jack blasting south after the 2019 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race start © Rolex / Kurt Arrigo

Black Jack returns from a spell in Europe for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Ever wonder how much work goes into preparing a yacht for the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – never mind a big ...

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Extreme Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship

Div 2 ORCi and PHS winner - Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship 2020 - photo © Marg Fraser-Martin

Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship (SSORC) coincided with Sydney’s record-breaking hot weather weekend, 28 crews enduring 40 knot gusts for race two and brutal temperatures in the low 40s both days of the longstanding annual series. ...

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