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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

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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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44Cup Calero Marinas Lanzarote

44Cup Calero Marinas Lanzarote - Final Day - photo © Nico Martimez / Martinez Studio

44Cup Calero Marinas Lanzarote – Overall Over four of the most difficult days of racing in 44Cup history, an impressive seven races were still held at the 44Cup Calero Marinas Lanzarote frequently in 5-6 knots wind, conditions, frankly, in which ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre

Transat Jacques Vabre - On the home straight for the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild - photo © Yann Riou / Polaryse / Gitana SA

Transat Jacques Vabre – On the home straight for the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild This Friday morning, shortly before 07:00 UTC, Franck Cammas and Charles Caudrelier rounded the final compulsory course mark on the 7,500-mile Ultime course. With the Brazilian ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre

Leyton rounds Fernando de Noronha in second place in the Transat Jacques Vabre © Leyton

30 knot Samba sailing for the Ultimes as the IMOCAs escape the doldrums. Class 40’s on a Cape Verde slalom course whilst the Ocean Fifty trimarans feel the blast. Ocean Fifty – joy and pain Whilst one Ocean Fifty celebrates ...

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Nacra 2021

2021 Nacra 17, 49erFX and 49er World Championships in Mussanah - Day 2 - photo © Sailing Energy / Oman Sail

The second day of 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships, organised by Oman Sail from 16 – 21 November, shows favorites fight to top in Nacra 17. It might be expected that the most decorated Nacra 17 sailors lead ...

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NSW 18 Footers Championship

Current JJ Giltinan World champion Smeg - photo © Frank Quealey

Many of the Australian 18 Footers League’s new team combinations will go into next Sunday’s Race 1 of the NSW 18 Footers Championship on Sydney Harbour practically untested due to some poor conditions since the 2021-2022 season began on October ...

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44Cup’s Grand 2021 Finale

2021 44Cup - photo © Martinez Studio

The final event of the 2021 44Cup sets sail tomorrow out of Puerto Calero, Lanzarote with technically any of the five top teams still able to win the overall prize and any of the top seven capable of landing themselves ...

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