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Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2021 entries open

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup © Carlo Borlenghi / Rolex

The Notice of Race for the 31st edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup has been published. The event, organized with the support of institutional partner Rolex and in collaboration with the International Maxi Association (IMA), will take place from ...

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Mastercard Superyachts

Day 4 - Mastercard Superyacht Regatta - February 27, 2021 - Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron - photo © Jeff Brown

Mastercard Superyachts: Scintillating day of Superyacht Racing on the Hauraki Gulf A glamour day of beautiful Auckland weather and scintillating superyacht sailing has brought the Mastercard Superyacht Regatta 2021 to a close at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron. After ...

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Farr 40 NSW State Title 2020-21

2019 Farr 40 NSW State Title © Jennie Hughes

After a disrupted schedule throughout the season, six yachts have entered in the 2020/2021 Farr 40 NSW State Title, with the event hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club over the last weekend of summer. During the morning briefing, PRO Phil ...

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52 Super Series

TP52 racecourse action at the 52 Super Series Cape Town event, March 2-6, 2020 © Image courtesy of 52 Super Series

52 Super Series follows responsible approach and reschedules 2021 season and venues With the prospect of being unable to run the early season events to an appropriate standard and have them properly accessible to all of their teams from around ...

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18ft Skiff Supercup

18ft Skiff Supercup: Battle after the start in Race 2 ©Frank Quealey

Several past 18ft Skiff champions returned to the class today when they skippered boats from the Australian 18 Footers League’s 2020-2021 Season fleet in the annual ‘Supercup’ series on Sydney Harbour. A 12-16 knot South East breeze allowed each team ...

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Mastercard Superyacht Regatta

Sassafras sailing in light airs on Day 2 of the Mastercard Superyacht Regatta - photo © Jeff Brown BREED Media

The 33 metre superyacht racing machine Silvertip has taken its first victory of the Mastercard Superyacht Regatta, winning race three of the regatta on Boat International Race Day 2. The weather was a complete contrast to day one, with very ...

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Australian Yachting Championships

Hamilton Island Race Week 2019 © Salty Dingo

Australian Sailing has today confirmed that the Australian Yachting Championships will be returning to Hamilton Island for the next two years. The 2021 and 2022 editions of the event will be hosted by Hamilton Island Yacht Club (HIYC) as a ...

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Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta

2020 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Annapolis - Day 1 © Will Keyworth

ORA Ratings to score Doublehanded Race in San Diego The Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta, an early-spring weekend fixture on the San Diego Yacht Club calendar, will use VPP-based ratings from the Offshore Racing Association for a new Saturday-only mid-distance race. ...

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Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli win PRADA Cup

Prada Cup Final Day 4: Ineos Team UK and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli ©COR36 / Studio Borlenghi

The G.H. Mumm Champagne was flowing for Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli who sailed to victory today in the PRADA Cup Final. The Italians winning the Series 7-1 over INEOS TEAM UK, now move onto the America’s Cup Match, the ultimate ...

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Mastercard Superyacht Regatta

The Waitemata Harbour is one of the most picturesque harbours for sailing anywhere in the world. © vor Wilkins/Offshore Images

The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron Mastercard Superyacht Regatta and Motoryacht Challenge are both ready to set sail – and start their engines – next week in Auckland as the first superyacht regatta in the world for over a year ...

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