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Global Solo Challenge

Global Solo Challenge © Global Solo Challenge

What is the biggest challenge in a single-handed circumnavigation? Preparing boat and skipper for a non-stop single-handed circumnavigation by the three great capes is no easy task. Many are the challenges during preparation, financial, practical, as well as during the ...

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Sailing Yacht CNB 88


According to its maker, the CNB 88 takes the concept of the elegant ocean-going yacht even further. It’s every sailor’s dream to helm a sloop that is equally at ease on transatlantic passages as it is on the racecourse, and ...

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Ferretti Yachts 860

Ferretti Yachts 860 - photo © Ferretti Group

Composing a melody in which the notes of each individual instrument are beautifully orchestrated, Ferretti Yachts gears up to bring a new symphony to life: Ferretti Yachts 860. The flybridge yacht created by the Cattolica-based Shipyard features cutting-edge design and ...

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New Oyster 495

Oyster 495 under sail - photo © Oyster Yachts

When the first Oyster 495 hits the water in early 2022, it’ll be sporting a Seldén carbon furling mast with new push button sailing technology developed specifically for this new model, the likes of which has not been seen to ...

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Global Solo Challenge

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Why did they sign up for the Global Solo Challenge? We asked our skippers what brought them to sign up for the Global Solo Challenge and below we picked a selection of answers which gives a feel of how the ...

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Jules Verne Trophy

Maxi-trimaran Sails of Change -Jules Verne Trophy - photo © Pierre Bouras / Spindrift

Dona Bertarelli, Yann Guichard and their nine crew will begin a fresh Jules Verne Trophy record attempt this Thursday. Early in the morning, the maxi-trimaran Sails of Change will cast off from her port of registry in La Trinité-Sur-Mer (Morbihan) ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre knows the winner

Thomas Ruyant and Morgan Lagravière on LinkedOut win the IMOCA class in the Transat Jacques Vabre - photo © Jean-Louis Carli / Alea

Ruyant and Lagravière storm to IMOCA victory in the Transat Jacques Vabre On a beautiful morning off Fort de France in Martinique, the blue and white Guillaume Verdier-designed IMOCA LinkedOut, sailed by Thomas Ruyant and Morgan Lagravière completed a comprehensive ...

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Route du Rhum 2022


Route du Rhum 6 November 2022 , registrations are open ! OC Sport Pen Duick – the Owners and Organisers of the Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe – have confirmed the next edition of the legendary single-handed transatlantic race ...

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Ocean Race 2022-23

Alicante stopover. Leg 01 start. 22 October, 2017 - photo © Ainhoa Sanchez / Volvo AB

Two race fleets will assemble in Alicante, the Spanish home of the Race, for the winter holiday period in 2022 before a mid-January 2023 start for leg one of the around the world race. The start date for leg one ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre

Trimaran SVR Lazartigue during the Transat Jacques Vabre © G.Gatefait_MerConcept

Primonial has taken line honours and the Ocean Fifty multihull title in the 2021 Transat Jacques Vabre race. French pair Sébastien Rogues and Matthieu Souben crossed the line in Martinique ahead of Koesio in second. Britain’s Sam Goodchild was third ...

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