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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2021

Matt Allen's Botin 52 Ichi Ban won the Tattersall Cup in 2019 © Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi

The stage is set for the return of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, with a fleet of 112 boats confirmed for the 2021 edition of the prestigious race. Among them is Matt Allen’s Botin 52 Ichi Ban, the 2017 ...

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23rd Mini Transat EuroChef Leg 2

Mini Transat EuroChef 2021 Leg 2 start - photo © Vincent Olivaud

As planned, the second leg of the 23rd Mini Transat EuroChef kicked off this Friday at 14:00 UTC. Propelled along by a light NE’ly breeze, the 86 participants still competing in the event left Santa Cruz de La Palma bound ...

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GC32 catamarans Mar Menor grand finale

Alinghi leads Red Bull Sailing Team on the leaderboard going into the deciding Mar Menor event © Sailing Energy / GC32 Racing Tour

The GC32 foiling catamarans are one week away from entering into combat for a fourth and final time in 2021 with the GC32 Mar Menor Cup which runs from 3rd to the 7th November. This grand finale represents the first ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre François Gabart

François Gabart heads back out to sea alongside Tom Laperche aboard the Trimaran SVR Lazartigue for the Transat Jacques Vabre - photo © Guillaume Gatefait

On 7 November, just three months after her launch in Concarneau, Brittany, the Trimaran SVR Lazartigue, a genuine flying boat, will take the start of the Transat Jacques Vabre, her first offshore race. François Gabart will make his big comeback ...

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11th Annual Catamarans Cup 2021

11th Annual Catamarans Cup 2021 ©Istion Webmaster

Held under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Tourism (GNTO) and with LAGOON Catamarans as its Grand sponsor the 11th annual Catamarans Cup took place from the 16th to the 23rd of October 2021 in Greece. 11th Annual Catamarans ...

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Rolex Middle Sea Race 2021

2021 Rolex Middle Sea Race © Rolex / Kurt Arrigo

Tuesday was yet another day of extraordinary tales and adventure. The 42nd Rolex Middle Sea Race continues to live up to its billing as a blockbuster thriller. Overnight the list of finishers had lifted from seven to 18 by 0900 ...

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International Masters Regatta 2021 Overall

2021 International Masters Regatta Final Day © Mark Albertazzi

Who more fitting to earn the championship title at this year’s International Masters Regatta than the 2021 National Sailing Hall of Fame inductee himself, Carl Buchan. Buchan has dedicated a significant amount of his life to the sport and his ...

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Rolex Middle Sea Race2021

2021 Rolex Middle Sea Race start © Kurt Arrigo / Rolex

1700 CEST The 42nd Rolex Middle Sea Race has so far lived up to expectations, putting on a sensational start. All 114 yachts got away cleanly in a fresh south-easterly breeze that built from 10-12 knots, in the confines of ...

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Mini Transat EuroChef

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A 24-hour bonus for 80 racers On Wednesday 20 October, the international jury responsible for examining the protests from 19 racers competing in the 23rd edition of the Mini Transat EuroChef, which were filed at the end of the first ...

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Yachting Malta Coastal Race

Yachting Malta Coastal Race - photo © Yachting Malta / Kurt Arrigo

The Yachting Malta Coastal Race started at 10:00 CEST on Wednesday 20 October. 42 teams entered the race representing 17 countries. Royal Malta Yacht Club Principal Race Officer, Peter Dimech, sent the competitors on a course of approximately 30 nautical ...

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