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99th Star Class World Championships

The defending champions are the benchmark: Mateusz Kusznierewicz (Poland/r.) and coxswain Bruno Prada (Brazil). © SSL

Star Class World Championships: 85 crews chase Kusznierewicz/Prada – Germany’s hopes: the European vice-champions and two crew members. The list of favourites at the 99th Star Class World Championships in Kiel (4 to 11 September) is long. After two title ...

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ARC Caribbean 1500

Isbjorn - 2016-17 ARC Caribbean 1500 © World Cruising Club

Thinking of sailing south this autumn? Come and join the fleet as we head off towards the warmer climates of the Caribbean! North America’s longest running sailing rally will start from the Chesapeake Bay at Spring Cove Marina, Solomons MD. ...

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45th Wooden Boat Festival

Wolfhound © Paul Wyeth Marine Photography

Crewed by owners Steven and Louise Dews, the 64-foot schooner Wolfhound is on a 25,000-plus mile delivery, from the shipyard where she was built in Shillingstone, UK, to her new home in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand. Wolfhound and ...

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International Dragon Gold Cup 2021

International Dragon Gold Cup by Yanmar - Marstrand entertains © IDA

It’s rare to loose three consecutive days of racing at a major sailing championship, and even rarer to loose three days of racing in the Swedish yachting capital of Marstrand, but sadly that is now the case for the Dragon ...

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Final Day Airlie Beach Race Week 2021

HOLY COW Andrea Francolini Photo

This is the final day at the Whitsunday Sailing Club’s (WSC) Airlie Beach Race Week and the stakes are high in some divisions where the pointscores are so close that the top three will be decided by a triangle course ...

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Yacht Racing forum 2022 in Malta

Easily reachable by plane from anywhere in the world, Malta is one of the jewels of the Mediterranean. The island is a key player in international yacht racing, and can still be pretty warm in November. © www.viewingmalta.com

This will be an exceptional event, bringing together the key players from all sectors of competitive sailing for two days of networking, business and an exciting social calendar. Members of the yacht racing community and sailing industry from all over ...

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Attempt nonstop around the world on 32.000nm

Skipper Norbert Sedlacek set sail for Circumnavigation Record Attempt © Ant Arctic Lab

Today at 11:10 am the entire Innovation Yachts team, fans, colleagues and sailing aficionados saw innovator and skipper Norbert Sedlacek set sail on his lifetime mission to set a world record, unassisted, single-handed and nonstop around the world on 32.000nm ...

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Overall 44Cup Cowes

44Cup Cowes - Final Day - photo © Martinez Studio / RC44 Class

The final day of the 44Cup Cowes was always going to be big. Despite the overnight seven point gap between the leaders Aleph and second placed Ceeref, experience told Hugues Lepic and his team that they should take nothing for ...

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Rolex Fastnet Race 2021

Rounding the Fastnet Rock is seminal moment for crews competing in the Rolex Fastnet Race - photo © Rolex / Kurt Arrigo

There are many factors that play a part in determining the eventual winner of an offshore race, but it is the approach of the successful crew that is the most decisive. This was never more so than at the 2021 ...

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Airlie Beach Race Week 2021

Storm Bay is racing up a storm in Multihull Division 2 - Airlie Beach Race Week 2021 - photo © Shirley Wodson / ABRW

They say it takes all kinds when it comes to sailing and that something a little bit different on Jono and Gemma Winterbottom’s Seawind 1000, About Time, has them all talking at the 33rd edition of Airlie Beach Race Week. ...

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