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NZ Womens Keelboat Nationals

Sally Garrett 2020 - Melinda Henshaw - 2020 NZ Womens Keelboat Nationals © Andrew Delves/RNZYS

Eight all female teams are locked in and ready to race at this weekend’s always hotly contested Barfoot & Thompson NZ Women’s Keelboat National Championship hosted by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron. Headlining the entry list is defending champion ...

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North Gulf Challenge ocean race

Mike Kayusa and his crew on 'Pendragon' won the North Gulf Challenge PHRF Spinnaker Division on corrected time. - photo © Nicole Buechler

North Gulf Challenge ocean race: Pendragon and XTC class winners on Corrected Time For Mike Kayusa’s Farr 40 ‘Pendragon’ getting to the new wind outside of Tampa Bay proved to be the key to victory in the inaugural North Gulf ...

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Superyacht Cup Palma

SY Ganesha - Superyacht Cup Palma - photo © Claire Matches / www.clairematches.com

The 25th anniversary of the Superyacht Cup Palma is shaping up to be a landmark celebration of Europe’s longest running superyacht regatta. With the new-look event fully focused on the racing from 23-26 June, the prospect of top-level competition on ...

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Persico 69F Cup

Persico 69F Cup day 2 - photo © Persico 69F / Studio Borlenghi

The Persico 69F Cup returns: the regattas of the second edition will begin on 30 April in Malcesine The first regatta of the second edition of the Persico 69F Cup will start on 30 April, unleashing the innovative foiling boats ...

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Clipper Race to restart in February 2022

2019-20 Clipper Race fleet © Clipper Race

We have made the difficult decision to postpone the restart of the Clipper 2019-20 Race. When we issued the proposed schedule back in October 2020, we believed, to the best of our knowledge, that a ten month postponement of the ...

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Energy Observer

Energy Observer in Long Beach - photo © Energy Observer Productions - Justin L. Stewart

The first American stopover for the vessel from the future: Energy Observer is in Long Beach The first vessel powered by renewable energies and hydrogen, the UN’s French Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals made landfall in Long Beach on 22 ...

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New ORCV offshore series

Andrew Lynch at the helm of Pegasus - West Offshore Products Sprint Series ORCV © Geoff Onions

Experienced yachtsman David Lynch and his son Andrew, newly initiated into the joys of ocean racing, have successfully sailed their Northshore 369 Pegasus into the lead of the of the West Offshore Products Coastal Sprint Series, hosted by the Ocean ...

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SailGP Season 2

Australia SailGP Team, Denmark SailGP Team presented by ROCKWOOL, USA SailGP Team and France SailGP Team in Friday action at Bermuda SailGP presented by Hamilton Princess © Bob Martin for SailGP

Tom Slingsby’s Australia SailGP Team started its defense of the SailGP Season 2 Championship in perfect fashion by ending the first day of the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess top of the leaderboard with a clean sweep ...

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New IMOCA rules for 2021-25

IMOCA fleet © Christophe Favreau / Défi Azimut

Over the winter, the Vendée Globe sailors treated us to a thrilling competition and their ability to share the values of solidarity really appealed to the public. Adversaries out on the water, these IMOCA skippers and their teams form a ...

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Great Britain SailGP Team win Bermuda Sail Grand Prix

Great Britain SailGP Team win Bermuda SailGP presented by Hamilton Princess © Bob Martin for SailGP

Great Britain SailGP Team win Bermuda Sail Grand Prix after dramatic day of action The Great Britain SailGP Team, helmed by Sir Ben Ainslie, took home the title in the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess, after a ...

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