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Route Saint Pierre Lorient

Pure Ocean arriving in Lorient © Yann Riou / polaRYSE

Entries open for Route Saint Pierre Lorient – Pure Ocean Challenge Entries are open for the second annual transatlantic Route Saint Pierre Lorient – Pure Ocean Challenge which gets under way on June 13th. The open class event offers sailors ...

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J/80 World Championship 2021

J/80 World Championship © Real Club Marítimo del Abra - Real Sporting Club

The KDY (Royal Danish Yacht Club) is hosting the 2021 J/80 World Championship in Copenhagen, Denmark. They have already postponed the event once due to the Covid-19 pandemic issues in Europe. It is now expected to be hosted in July. ...

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Midwest Women’s Sailing Conference

Stock FOTO © Getty Images

Don’t wait, registrate! The Midwest Women’s Sailing Conference will be held on Saturday, May 15, 2021 as a hybrid event – with options for in-person or virtual attendance. Don’t be left at the dock, get onboard! Morning workshop option: Build ...

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New world record* MOD 70 PowerPlay

MOD70 PowerPlay racing team skippered by Peter Cunningham and Ned Collier, shown here as they started their Fastnet Course world record attempt. - photo © Lloyd Images

MOD70 Trimaran PowerPlay, led by Peter Cunningham and skippered by Ned Collier Wakefield, has completed the original Fastnet Course of 595 nautical miles in a new world record of 25hrs 04mins 18secs. *Subject to ratification by the World Sailing Speed ...

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Newcastle Harbour sail-ebrates

SailFest Newcastle Regatta - Gweilol - photo © Mark Rothfield

More than 175 years of salty sailing history will be rekindled on April 10-11, with SailFest Newcastle Regatta bringing together an armada of TP52s, skiffs, dinghies and catamarans – right down to tiny Try-Sailing trainers – on Newcastle Harbour. The ...

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25th Charleston Race Week’s and Randy Draftz

Melges 24 fleet at the Sperry Charleston Race Week 2019. - photo © JOY / U.S. Melges 24 Class Association

It’s not too often in life that a storied event gets a second crack at celebrating its silver anniversary, but that’s what happened with Charleston Race Week as a result of last year’s outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. While competitive ...

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NZ Millennium Cup final day

Final day 2021 Millennium Cup - Bay of Islands - March 2021 © Jeff Brown

The final day of the NZ Millennium Cup was noticeably lacking in breeze, though entrants didn’t let that dampen spirits. While the race committee worked to plan a race around the conditions, the fleet headed to Motuarohia Island to make ...

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60th Transpac 2021 its entry

Transpac © Transpacific Yacht Club

The 63-foot Reichel/Pugh-designed GoodEnergy co-skippered by George Hershman and Mark Comings is now the 60th entry in this year’s 51st edition of the Transpac, the Transpacific Yacht Club’s 2225-mile ocean racing classic from Los Angeles to Honolulu. GoodEnergy joins a ...

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Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta 2021

2021 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta St. Petersburg - photo © Paul Todd / www.outsideimages.com

Long-time Melges 24 sailor Gary Schwarting believes he had some help from above this weekend to win the Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta overall title today in St. Petersburg. Schwarting’s Obsession won the Melges 24 fleet and was selected among the ...

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Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta 2021

2021 Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta © Sunshine Coast Yacht Club

The Sunshine Coast Yacht Club will again be conducting the popular Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta (SCOR 2021) on 17 and 18 July in the sparkling coastal waters between Noosa and Caloundra, with a feeder race from Brisbane on 16 July. ...

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